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Games on 1973-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDoyle AlexanderBill Hands(none)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals6BoxSteve BusbyMel StottlemyreDoug Bird
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics7BoxVida BlueJim Perry(none)
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers4BoxMarty PattinJackie Brown(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros10BoxJ.R. RichardDock Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos4BoxDon McMahonTom Walker(none)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets3BoxClay CarrollTug McGraw(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1216952.570--52342110236-2833-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium412813.683
247Detroit Tigers1246757.5403.5511508329-3338-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381820.474
358Boston Red Sox1236657.5374.05454974829-2937-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park392316.590
469New York Yankees1276859.5354.05304775324-3644-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I351223.343
5713Milwaukee Brewers1215962.48810.05445331126-3033-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium411526.366
61122Cleveland Indians1255174.40820.0524642-11826-3925-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium372017.541
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1247351.589--57246310937-2836-23W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382117.553
235Kansas City Royals1267155.5633.06025772533-3038-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium361719.472
3815Minnesota Twins1235964.48013.55465341230-2829-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium392217.564
4917Chicago White Sox1245866.46815.0486533-4730-3428-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park381919.500
51018California Angels1205664.46715.0445472-2729-3627-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium422319.548
61224Texas Rangers1224379.35229.0443614-17117-4326-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium401426.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1246361.508--4934662728-3035-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381820.474
2612Montreal Expos1195960.4961.5500526-2628-3631-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park432023.465
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1215962.4882.5506535-2925-3234-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium412120.512
4816Chicago Cubs1235865.4724.5482505-2329-3229-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field381919.500
51020Philadelphia Phillies1235766.4635.5510511-129-3728-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium391425.359
61121New York Mets1225567.4517.0455475-2029-3526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium392712.692
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1257748.616--51940811134-2543-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium361818.500
222Cincinnati Reds1257550.6002.05504797137-2538-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium372413.649
336San Francisco Giants1236855.5538.05615164531-2737-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park392019.513
4410Houston Astros1276661.52012.05385073133-3533-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome351619.457
5919Atlanta Braves1255867.46419.0597603-631-3626-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium361818.500
61223San Diego Padres1234578.36631.0396576-18017-3928-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391524.385