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Games on 1973-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles3BoxCharlie HudsonDave McNallySonny Siebert
New York Yankees2California Angels5BoxClyde WrightFritz Peterson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago White Sox6BoxSteve StoneSkip LockwoodCy Acosta
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom TimmermannDick DragoTom Hilgendorf
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers0BoxJoe DeckerMickey Lolich(none)
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics6BoxCatfish HunterDick PoleRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs9Atlanta Braves6BoxBurt HootonJoe NiekroBob Locker
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds3BoxBob MooseRoss GrimsleyBob Johnson
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros3BoxAlan FosterJerry Reuss(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Montreal Expos1BoxClaude OsteenBalor Moore(none)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets8BoxJon MatlackClay KirbyTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxWayne TwitchellJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1287553.586--56143312836-2839-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium342212.647
247Boston Red Sox1307159.5465.05825255734-3137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321814.563
358Detroit Tigers1327062.5307.0535543-832-3638-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301515.500
4610New York Yankees1336865.5119.55445034124-4244-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I291217.414
5715Milwaukee Brewers1296267.48113.5575569629-3533-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium331221.364
61122Cleveland Indians1325577.41722.0549673-12426-3929-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium301614.533
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1317853.595--59947912037-2841-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311615.516
236Kansas City Royals1327359.5535.5620615533-3440-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium301515.500
3816Chicago White Sox1326369.47715.5516551-3531-3532-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park301416.467
4917Minnesota Twins1306268.47715.55715561532-3030-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321913.594
51018California Angels1276067.47216.0466494-2829-3631-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium351916.543
61224Texas Rangers1304684.35431.5490667-17720-4626-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium321121.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1316764.511--5305012932-3335-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311417.452
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1276364.4962.0538557-1929-3434-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium351718.486
3713Chicago Cubs1306466.4922.5517532-1532-3332-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311318.419
4814Montreal Expos1266165.4843.5526550-2428-3633-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park361818.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1316170.4666.0543550-729-3732-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium311021.323
61121New York Mets1306070.4626.5484501-1729-3531-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium31229.710
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1338251.617--55043012039-2843-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium281315.464
224Cincinnati Reds1327755.5834.55795136637-2840-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium30228.733
335San Francisco Giants1307258.5548.55775324535-3037-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park321616.500
4511Houston Astros1346767.50015.55565411533-3534-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome281513.536
51020Atlanta Braves1316170.46620.0634639-531-3629-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium301515.500
61223San Diego Padres1314883.36633.0438626-18820-4428-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311219.387