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Wednesday August 29,1973This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1973-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles6BoxDoyle AlexanderDon Durham(none)
New York Yankees0California Angels5BoxNolan RyanDoc Medich(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Chicago White Sox0BoxJim ColbornStan Bahnsen(none)
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve BusbyDick TidrowDoug Bird
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers9BoxJohn HillerDave Goltz(none)
Boston Red Sox6Oakland Athletics4BoxBill LeeVida BlueBobby Bolin
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves7BoxTom HouseRay BurrisRoric Harrison
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds5BoxJack BillinghamNelson Briles(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros3BoxDave RobertsDiego Segui(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos6BoxTom WalkerJim Brewer(none)
San Diego Padres0New York Mets3BoxJerry KoosmanRich TroedsonBuzz Capra
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxTom BradleyKen Brett(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1297653.589--56743413336-2840-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium332112.636
247Boston Red Sox1317259.5505.05885295935-3137-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park311714.548
358Detroit Tigers1337162.5347.0544548-432-3639-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium291415.483
4610New York Yankees1346866.50710.55445083624-4344-23L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I281216.429
5715Milwaukee Brewers1306367.48513.55845691530-3533-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium321121.344
61122Cleveland Indians1335578.41423.0551676-12526-3929-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium291613.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1327854.591--60348511837-2841-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301614.533
236Kansas City Royals1337459.5564.5623617634-3440-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium291415.483
3816California Angels1286167.47715.0471494-2329-3632-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium341816.529
4917Chicago White Sox1336370.47415.5516560-4431-3532-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park291415.483
51018Minnesota Twins1316269.47315.55765651132-3130-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311912.613
61224Texas Rangers1314685.35131.5491673-18220-4726-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium311120.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1326765.508--5325042832-3435-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301416.467
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1286365.4922.0541562-2129-3534-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium341717.500
3713Chicago Cubs1316467.4892.5521539-1832-3432-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301317.433
4814Montreal Expos1276265.4882.5532555-2328-3634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351718.486
51020New York Mets1316170.4665.5487501-1429-3532-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium30219.700
61121Philadelphia Phillies1326171.4626.0544553-929-3732-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1348252.612--55543611939-2943-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium271314.481
224Cincinnati Reds1337855.5863.55845166837-2841-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium29218.724
335San Francisco Giants1317358.5577.55805334736-3037-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park311516.484
4511Houston Astros1356867.50414.55595431633-3535-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome271413.519
5919Atlanta Braves1326270.47019.0641643-231-3630-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium291415.483
61223San Diego Padres1324884.36433.0438629-19120-4528-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301218.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pat Bourque1B26.159Traded by Cubs to Athletics for Gonzalo Marquez. 
Eddie FisherP37.044Purchased by Cardinals from White Sox. 
Gonzalo Marquez1B27.151Traded by Athletics to Cubs for Pat Bourque. 
Jim McGlothlinP29.328Traded by Reds to White Sox for Steve Kealey.