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Games on 1973-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerStan BahnsenGrant Jackson
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox6BoxRoger MoretDick DragoMarty Pattin
Detroit Tigers2California Angels10BoxNolan RyanWoodie Fryman(none)
Minnesota Twins14Cleveland Indians2BoxBert BlylevenDick Bosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics3BoxKen HoltzmanJim ColbornRollie Fingers
New York Yankees1Texas Rangers8BoxDavid ClydeSam McDowellJackie Brown
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs5BoxBill BonhamAndy MessersmithBob Locker
Philadelphia Phillies8Houston Astros3BoxSteve CarltonDon Wilson(none)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos8BoxTom WalkerDanny Frisella(none)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets1BoxPedro BorbonHarry Parker(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRon BryantBob MooseElias Sosa
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike CorkinsDiego SeguiVicente Romo

Standings as of 1973-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1186652.559--5084169236-2830-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium443113.705
247Detroit Tigers1216655.5451.55044941028-3138-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium411922.463
358New York Yankees1246658.5323.05174665122-3544-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I381424.368
469Boston Red Sox1206357.5254.05284854328-2935-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422616.619
5813Milwaukee Brewers1195960.4967.55375211626-2833-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium431528.349
61122Cleveland Indians1224874.39320.0510636-12626-3922-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium402317.575
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1217051.579--5534549937-2833-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412417.585
224Kansas City Royals1237053.5691.05885632533-2837-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium391821.462
3714Minnesota Twins1195960.49610.05375162130-2429-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium432221.512
4916Chicago White Sox1225864.47512.5484522-3830-3228-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park401921.475
51018California Angels1185563.46613.5438467-2929-3626-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium442420.545
61224Texas Rangers1194376.36126.0434598-16417-4326-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium431429.326
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1226260.508--4894622728-3034-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401921.475
2612Montreal Expos1165858.5001.0492516-2428-3630-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park462125.457
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1185761.4833.0493520-2725-3132-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium442321.523
4817Chicago Cubs1215764.4714.5479502-2329-3228-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field402020.500
51020Philadelphia Phillies1215665.4635.5503505-228-3628-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium411526.366
61121New York Mets1195366.4457.5438465-2729-3524-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium422913.690
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1237647.618--51640511133-2443-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium381919.500
222Cincinnati Reds1227448.6071.55404627836-2338-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium402515.625
336San Francisco Giants1206753.5587.55505014930-2537-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park422121.500
4410Houston Astros1246460.51612.55224982433-3531-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381820.474
5919Atlanta Braves1235766.46319.0593599-630-3526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium381919.500
61223San Diego Padres1214477.36431.0392572-18016-3828-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium411625.390


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich Reese1B31.322Signed as Free Agent by Twins. 
Rich Reese1B31.322Released by Tigers.