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Games on 1973-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox2BoxLuis TiantJim Palmer(none)
Oakland Athletics4California Angels3BoxKen HoltzmanBill SingerHoracio Pina
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox14BoxJim KaatJim Bibby(none)
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers2BoxMickey LolichMel StottlemyreJohn Hiller
Minnesota Twins6Kansas City Royals0BoxBert BlylevenPaul Splittorff(none)
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxKen SandersBill Champion(none)
Cincinnati Reds12Houston Astros7BoxPedro BorbonJ.R. Richard(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersFergie JenkinsMike Marshall
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets7BoxTom SeaverJim Lonborg(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn AndrewsJim RookerAl Hrabosky
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres0BoxRoric HarrisonRich TroedsonJoe Niekro
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants3BoxRon BryantAl DowningElias Sosa

Standings as of 1973-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1357956.585--60246413839-3140-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium27189.667
247Boston Red Sox1397663.5475.06295676237-3439-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park231310.565
358Detroit Tigers1397366.5258.0558568-1032-3641-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium231211.522
4611New York Yankees1397069.50411.05605263425-4445-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I231013.435
5916Milwaukee Brewers1386771.48613.56226111130-3537-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium24717.292
61122Cleveland Indians1406080.42921.5586707-12131-4129-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium221111.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1378057.584--63251411839-3141-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum251411.560
236Kansas City Royals1387662.5514.5651658-734-3442-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium241212.500
3713Chicago White Sox1396970.49612.0570579-931-3538-35W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park23815.348
4815Minnesota Twins1376770.48913.06195833637-3230-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium251411.560
51020California Angels1336271.46616.0487526-3929-3933-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium291712.586
61224Texas Rangers1384791.34133.5513726-21320-5027-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium241014.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1397168.511--5615283334-3537-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II231013.435
2510Montreal Expos1336766.5041.0575574131-3736-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park291217.414
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1356768.4962.0567585-1829-3538-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium271314.481
4817Chicago Cubs1376572.4745.0532563-3133-3932-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field241212.500
5918New York Mets1386573.4715.5516521-531-3734-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium23176.739
61121Philadelphia Phillies1396376.4538.0566603-3730-3933-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium23815.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1388355.601--6195338642-2841-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium24168.667
222Los Angeles Dodgers1408357.5931.057246910339-3144-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium21129.571
335San Francisco Giants1377859.5694.56195635636-3042-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park251015.400
4612Houston Astros1417170.50413.55885672136-3635-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome211110.524
51019Atlanta Braves1386573.47118.0672671134-3930-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium231112.478
61223San Diego Padres1374889.35034.5448658-21020-4528-44L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium251213.480


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick AuerbachSS23.201Purchased by Brewers from Dodgers. 
Ed SpragueP27.353Purchased by Brewers from Cardinals.