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Thursday August 16,1973This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1973-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox3BoxVida BlueJohn Curtis(none)
Cleveland Indians10Kansas City Royals4BoxDick TidrowPaul Splittorff(none)
Atlanta Braves10Chicago Cubs2BoxJoe NiekroBob LockerDanny Frisella
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants2BoxTom BradleyKen BrettElias Sosa

Standings as of 1973-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1176552.556--5054149136-2829-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium453213.711
247Detroit Tigers1206654.5500.55024841828-3038-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium421923.452
358New York Yankees1236657.5372.05164585822-3444-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I391425.359
469Boston Red Sox1196257.5214.05224814128-2934-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park432716.628
5712Milwaukee Brewers1185959.5006.55355181726-2733-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium441529.341
61122Cleveland Indians1214873.39719.0508622-11426-3922-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium412318.561
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1206951.575--5504529837-2832-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422517.595
224Kansas City Royals1227052.574--5845572733-2737-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium401822.450
3814Minnesota Twins1185860.49210.0523514929-2429-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium442321.523
4916Chicago White Sox1215863.47911.5482519-3730-3128-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park411922.463
51019California Angels1175463.46213.5428465-3729-3625-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium452520.556
61224Texas Rangers1184276.35626.0426597-17117-4325-33L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium441529.341
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1216259.512--4874582928-3034-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411922.463
2613Montreal Expos1155758.4962.0484509-2528-3629-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park472225.468
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1175760.4873.0490515-2525-3132-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium452322.511
4918Chicago Cubs1205664.4675.5474501-2729-3227-32L11T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field412120.512
51020Philadelphia Phillies1205565.4586.5495502-727-3628-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium421626.381
61121New York Mets1185365.4497.5437463-2629-3524-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium432914.674
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1227646.623--51540011533-2343-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium391920.487
222Cincinnati Reds1217348.6032.55384617735-2338-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium412615.634
336San Francisco Giants1196653.5558.55454984729-2537-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park432221.512
4410Houston Astros1236459.52012.55194902933-3531-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome391821.462
5817Atlanta Braves1225765.46719.0586591-530-3426-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium391920.487
61223San Diego Padres1204377.35832.0388570-18215-3828-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421725.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose PaganSS-3B38.103Released by Phillies.