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Wednesday August 22,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike CuellarDanny FifeBob Reynolds
Milwaukee Brewers4California Angels5BoxDave SellsEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians1BoxGaylord PerryCy Acosta(none)
New York Yankees7Kansas City Royals8BoxDoug BirdSparky Lyle(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics7BoxBlue Moon OdomJoe ColemanRollie Fingers
Boston Red Sox9Texas Rangers8BoxDick PoleDavid ClydeBobby Bolin
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves4BoxReggie ClevelandJoe Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs6BoxMilt PappasFred NormanBob Locker
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros0BoxBob MooseTom Griffin(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos2BoxJim BarrSteve RogersElias Sosa
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets4BoxTug McGrawJim Brewer(none)
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve ArlinSteve Carlton(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1237152.577--52942510436-2835-24W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium392613.667
247Boston Red Sox1256857.5444.05695145531-2937-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park372116.568
358Detroit Tigers1266858.5404.5520519130-3438-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361719.472
469New York Yankees1296861.5276.05414905124-3844-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I331221.364
5713Milwaukee Brewers1236063.48811.05545401427-3133-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium391425.359
61122Cleveland Indians1275275.40921.0525646-12126-3926-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium351916.543
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1267452.587--58347211137-2837-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362016.556
235Kansas City Royals1287355.5702.06155882733-3040-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium341519.441
3816Minnesota Twins1255966.47214.55505401030-3029-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372215.595
4917Chicago White Sox1265967.46815.0490534-4431-3528-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361818.500
51018California Angels1225765.46715.0452482-3029-3628-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium402218.550
61224Texas Rangers1244381.34730.0460638-17817-4326-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium381424.368
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511St. Louis Cardinals1266462.508--5064812529-3135-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361719.472
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1236162.4961.5516538-2227-3234-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium391920.487
3714Montreal Expos1215962.4882.5503532-2928-3631-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412021.488
4815Chicago Cubs1256065.4803.5494514-2029-3231-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361719.472
51020Philadelphia Phillies1255867.4645.5522527-529-3729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium371324.351
61121New York Mets1245767.4606.0461479-1829-3528-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium372512.676
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1277750.606--52341410934-2743-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium341816.529
222Cincinnati Reds1277552.5912.05594916837-2738-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium352411.686
336San Francisco Giants1257055.5606.05675194833-2737-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371819.486
4410Houston Astros1296663.51212.05415172433-3533-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome331617.485
5919Atlanta Braves1275968.46518.0612616-431-3627-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium341717.500
61223San Diego Padres1254679.36830.0412588-17618-4028-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371423.378


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alfredo GriffinSS15.320Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians.