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Games on 1973-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles2BoxGrant JacksonBert Blyleven(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6California Angels2BoxJim ColbornNolan Ryan(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians0BoxStan BahnsenDick Tidrow(none)
New York Yankees4Kansas City Royals5BoxSteve MingoriFritz PetersonJoe Hoerner
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics4BoxJohn HillerKen Holtzman(none)
Boston Red Sox15Texas Rangers9BoxRoger MoretSteve DunningCraig Skok
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves11BoxGary NeibauerRick WisePhil Niekro
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsDave Tomlin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros3BoxJohn MorlanDon Wilson(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos1BoxRon BryantSteve Renko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxRay SadeckiDon Sutton(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxGeorge CulverMike Caldwell(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1227052.574--52542210336-2834-24W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium402713.675
247Detroit Tigers1256857.5443.5517512530-3338-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371720.459
358Boston Red Sox1246757.5404.05605065430-2937-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park382216.579
469New York Yankees1286860.5315.05344825224-3744-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I341222.353
5712Milwaukee Brewers1226062.49210.05505351527-3033-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium401426.350
61122Cleveland Indians1265175.40521.0524646-12226-3925-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium362016.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1257352.584--57646910737-2836-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372116.568
235Kansas City Royals1277255.5672.06075812633-3039-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium351619.457
3816Minnesota Twins1245965.47613.55475361130-2929-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium382216.579
4917Chicago White Sox1255966.47214.0490533-4331-3428-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park371819.486
51020California Angels1215665.46315.0447478-3129-3627-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium412318.561
61224Texas Rangers1234380.35029.0452629-17717-4326-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium391425.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1256362.504--5004772328-3135-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II371819.486
2613Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.4921.5512538-2626-3234-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium402020.500
3714Montreal Expos1205961.4921.5501529-2828-3631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park422022.476
4815Chicago Cubs1245965.4763.5488509-2129-3230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field371819.486
51019Philadelphia Phillies1245866.4684.5519519029-3729-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381325.342
61121New York Mets1235667.4556.0457476-1929-3527-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium382612.684
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1267749.611--52041011034-2643-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium351817.514
222Cincinnati Reds1267551.5952.05544856937-2638-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium362412.667
336San Francisco Giants1246955.5567.05645174732-2737-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park381919.500
4410Houston Astros1286662.51612.05415132833-3533-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome341618.471
5918Atlanta Braves1265967.46818.0608610-231-3627-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium351718.486
61223San Diego Padres1244579.36331.0404585-18117-4028-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381523.395