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Saturday August 18,1973This 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 1973-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike CuellarTerry Forster(none)
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox8BoxDick PolePaul SplittorffBobby Bolin
Detroit Tigers1California Angels4BoxBill SingerJoe Coleman(none)
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians5BoxGaylord PerryDick Woodson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics6BoxRollie FingersJim Slaton(none)
New York Yankees5Texas Rangers3BoxDoc MedichJim MerrittLindy McDaniel
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs2BoxBurt HootonClaude Osteen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxJim RayJim LonborgKen Forsch
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos1BoxCarl MortonSteve RogersJoe Niekro
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets12BoxJon MatlackFred Norman(none)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxNelson BrilesJim BarrDave Giusti
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSteve ArlinOrlando PenaMike Caldwell

Standings as of 1973-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1196752.563--5114169536-2831-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium433013.698
247Detroit Tigers1226656.5412.5505498728-3238-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium401921.475
358New York Yankees1256758.5363.05224695323-3544-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I371324.351
469Boston Red Sox1216457.5294.05364904628-2936-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412516.610
5813Milwaukee Brewers1205961.4928.55405271326-2933-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium421527.357
61122Cleveland Indians1234974.39820.0515636-12126-3923-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium392217.564
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1227151.582--55945710237-2834-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402317.575
224Kansas City Royals1247054.5652.05935712233-2937-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium381820.474
3714Minnesota Twins1205961.49211.05375211630-2529-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422220.524
4917Chicago White Sox1235865.47213.5484525-4130-3328-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park391920.487
51018California Angels1195663.47113.5442468-2629-3627-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium432320.535
61224Texas Rangers1204377.35827.0437603-16617-4326-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium421428.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1236261.504--4924662628-3034-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II391920.487
2612Montreal Expos1175859.4961.0493519-2628-3630-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park452124.467
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1195861.4872.0499525-2625-3133-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium432221.512
4816Chicago Cubs1225864.4753.5481503-2229-3229-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field391920.487
51020Philadelphia Phillies1225666.4595.5505508-328-3728-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium401525.375
61121New York Mets1205466.4506.5450466-1629-3525-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium412813.683
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1247648.613--51740711033-2543-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371918.514
222Cincinnati Reds1237449.6021.55414746736-2438-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium392514.641
336San Francisco Giants1216754.5547.55555074830-2637-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park412120.512
4410Houston Astros1256560.52011.55255002533-3532-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome371720.459
5919Atlanta Braves1245866.46818.0596600-431-3526-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium371819.486
61223San Diego Padres1224577.36930.0396575-17917-3828-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium401525.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommie AgeeOF31.009Traded by Astros to Cardinals for Dave Campbell and Cash. 
Johnny CallisonOF34.159Released by Yankees. 
Dave Campbell2B-3B31.216Traded by Cardinals with Cash to Astros for Tommie Agee. 
Mike Hegan1B-OF31.028Sent to Yankees by Athletics for future considerations.