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Thursday August 23,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3California Angels6BoxClyde WrightEduardo RodriguezDave Sells
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs4BoxBob LockerClay Carroll(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets4BoxClaude OsteenBuzz Capra(none)
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJim LonborgClay Kirby(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-23

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
5715Milwaukee Brewers1246064.48411.55575461127-3233-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium381424.368
61122Cleveland Indians1275275.40921.0525646-12126-3926-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium351916.543
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland 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
4917California Angels1235865.47214.5458485-2729-3629-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium392118.538
51019Chicago White Sox1265967.46815.0490534-4431-3528-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361818.500
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
3713Montreal Expos1215962.4882.5503532-2928-3631-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412021.488
4814Chicago Cubs1266165.4843.0498517-1929-3232-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field351619.457
5918Philadelphia Phillies1265967.4685.0528530-229-3730-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium361224.333
61121New York Mets1255768.4566.5465484-1929-3528-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium362511.694
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1287850.609--52841811035-2743-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium331716.515
223Cincinnati Reds1287553.5863.05624956737-2838-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium342410.706
336San Francisco Giants1257055.5606.55675194833-2737-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371819.486
4410Houston Astros1296663.51212.55415172433-3533-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome331617.485
51020Atlanta Braves1275968.46518.5612616-431-3627-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium341717.500
61223San Diego Padres1264680.36531.0415594-17918-4128-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361422.389


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff Cox2B17.288Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.