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Tuesday September 18,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox4BoxBill LeeDoc Medich(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians6BoxMilt WilcoxChris Short(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers2BoxJesse JeffersonMickey Lolich(none)
Minnesota Twins3Kansas City Royals4BoxAl FitzmorrisBert BlylevenSteve Mingori
California Angels4Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterAndy HasslerRollie Fingers
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers7BoxJim BibbyStan Bahnsen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs2BoxBarry LerschBob LockerMac Scarce
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs3BoxBill BonhamKen Brett(none)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds1BoxDon GullettJerry Reuss(none)
San Francisco Giants1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTommy JohnJuan MarichalCharlie Hough
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos4BoxOrlando PenaBalor Moore(none)
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTug McGrawRamon HernandezBuzz Capra
San Diego Padres9Atlanta Braves4BoxSteve ArlinRoric Harrison(none)

Standings as of 1973-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1508961.593--68351816543-3346-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1284.667
237Boston Red Sox1518269.5437.56866206639-3643-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1174.636
358Detroit Tigers1507971.52710.0603620-1736-3943-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1266.500
4613New York Yankees1527577.49315.06105832727-4748-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1055.500
5918Milwaukee Brewers1517180.47018.5676677-133-4338-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1138.273
61121Cleveland Indians1526785.44123.0647773-12635-4232-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1046.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics1508961.593--70456314141-3448-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257.417
246Kansas City Royals1518269.5437.5700716-1637-3845-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1165.545
3715Minnesota Twins1497376.49015.56746373740-3433-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1385.615
4816Chicago White Sox1517378.48316.5617643-2634-4139-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1147.364
51020California Angels1486979.46619.0552594-4231-4338-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium14104.714
61224Texas Rangers1495396.35635.5567775-20821-5532-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1349.308
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Montreal Expos1467571.514--615612333-3742-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park16412.250
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1487573.5071.0641638336-3839-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1459.357
3712St. Louis Cardinals1517576.4972.56035782537-3938-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1165.545
4814New York Mets1517477.4903.5558562-437-4037-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1082.800
5917Chicago Cubs1507179.4736.0575612-3734-4237-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1165.545
61122Philadelphia Phillies1516685.43711.5610657-4731-4435-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1156.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1509258.613--68157210945-3047-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1275.583
224Los Angeles Dodgers1538865.5755.56285299941-3647-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium871.875
335San Francisco Giants1508367.5539.06876355239-3644-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1257.417
4611Houston Astros1537776.50316.56416301140-3937-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome954.556
51019Atlanta Braves1497079.47021.5726725134-4335-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1266.500
61223San Diego Padres1485494.36537.0494709-21523-4631-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1468.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose Morales1B-C28.262Purchased by Expos from Athletics. 
Greg ThayerP23.330Signed as Free Agent by Twins.