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Games on 1973-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox1BoxJoe ColemanBill LeeJohn Hiller
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians1BoxJim PalmerMilt Wilcox(none)
California Angels9Kansas City Royals6BoxAurelio MonteagudoSteve Mingori(none)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3BoxRich HandPaul SplittorffDave Sells
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins6BoxDave GoltzTerry ForsterBill Campbell
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees15BoxDoc MedichKen Reynolds(none)
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers4BoxJackie BrownPaul Lindblad(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves3BoxJoe NiekroTom Hall(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs3BoxMilt PappasReggie ClevelandBob Locker
San Diego Padres9Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxGary RossPete RichertFrank Snook
New York Mets1Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersTom Seaver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBob MooseSteve CarltonDave Giusti
Houston Astros9San Francisco Giants7BoxJ.R. RichardRon BryantCecil Upshaw

Standings as of 1973-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1388157.587--62047514541-3240-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium24168.667
236Boston Red Sox1427864.5495.06485816737-3441-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park20119.550
358Detroit Tigers1437568.5248.5578593-1534-3841-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium19109.526
469New York Yankees1427270.50711.05835384525-4447-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I20812.400
5916Milwaukee Brewers1416873.48214.5634634031-3737-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium21615.286
61122Cleveland Indians1446183.42423.0603731-12831-4130-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium18108.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics1418259.582--66054012041-3341-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum21129.571
247Kansas City Royals1407664.5435.5660671-1134-3442-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium221210.545
3714Chicago White Sox1427171.50011.5583587-433-3638-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park20614.300
4815Minnesota Twins1406872.48613.56275963137-3231-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium22139.591
51020California Angels1376473.46716.0512552-4031-3933-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium251510.600
61224Texas Rangers1404991.35032.5527737-21020-5029-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium22814.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1427270.507--5695422735-3737-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II20911.450
2511Montreal Expos1376968.5040.5585583231-3738-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park251015.400
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1386969.5001.0585601-1631-3538-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium241113.458
4817New York Mets1426874.4794.0526526033-3835-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium19145.737
5918Chicago Cubs1406773.4794.0546571-2533-4034-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field211011.476
61121Philadelphia Phillies1426379.4449.0577622-4530-4033-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium20812.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1418457.596--6305448643-3041-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium21156.714
224Los Angeles Dodgers1448361.5762.55834929139-3244-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium17125.706
335San Francisco Giants1408060.5713.56425786436-3044-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park22814.364
4613Houston Astros1447272.50013.56065921437-3735-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome18108.556
51019Atlanta Braves1416774.47517.0683677634-4032-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium20911.450
61223San Diego Padres1415289.36932.0468672-20423-4529-44W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium21813.381