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Games on 1973-09-19

Top1973 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees1Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP917,4532:10Mel StottlemyreLuis TiantLuis Tiant (19-12)Mel Stottlemyre (14-16)-Ralph HoukEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALMilwaukee Brewers7Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP91,0092:30Jim SlatonDick TidrowJim Slaton (13-13)Dick Tidrow (13-15)Ed Sprague (2)Del CrandallKen AspromonteCleveland Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers10Boxscore - PBP912,3392:50Dave McNallyJoe ColemanJoe Coleman (21-15)Dave McNally (16-16)John Hiller (37)Earl WeaverJoe SchultzTiger Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP129,0513:36Wilbur WoodGene GarberCy Acosta (9-6)Steve Mingori (2-2)-Chuck TannerJack McKeonKauffman Stadium
ALOakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins0Boxscore - PBP95,2022:16Vida BlueJoe DeckerVida Blue (19-9)Joe Decker (10-9)-Dick WilliamsFrank QuiliciMetropolitan Stad
ALCalifornia Angels6Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP902:21Nolan RyanPete BrobergNolan Ryan (19-16)Pete Broberg (4-9)-Bobby WinklesBilly MartinArlington Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels9Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP93,3472:16Clyde WrightCharlie HudsonClyde Wright (11-19)Charlie Hudson (4-2)-Bobby WinklesBilly MartinArlington Stadium
NLMontreal Expos6Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP92,5682:26Mike TorrezRick ReuschelRick Reuschel (14-15)Mike Marshall (12-11)Bob Locker (15)Gene MauchWhitey LockmanWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres5Houston Astros8Boxscore - PBP902:16Clay KirbyTom GriffinTom Griffin (3-6)Clay Kirby (8-17)-Don ZimmerLeo DurocherAstrodome
NLSan Diego Padres6Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP95,4882:04Rich TroedsonDoug KoniecznyRich Troedson (7-8)Doug Konieczny (0-1)-Don ZimmerLeo DurocherAstrodome
NLAtlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP931,0122:08Phil NiekroAndy MessersmithAndy Messersmith (14-10)Phil Niekro (13-9)Jim Brewer (19)Eddie MathewsWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP929,2402:22Nelson BrilesGeorge StoneGeorge Stone (12-3)Nelson Briles (13-13)Tug McGraw (22)Danny MurtaughYogi BerraShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP97,0662:09Tom MurphySteve CarltonSteve Carlton (12-19)Tom Murphy (3-7)-Red SchoendienstDanny OzarkVeterans Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP96,5562:22Fred NormanTom BradleyFred Norman (12-12)Tom Bradley (13-12)-Sparky AndersonCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLCincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP96,5562:22Fred NormanTom BradleyFred Norman (12-12)Tom Bradley (13-12)-Sparky AndersonCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1973-09-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1518962.589--68452815643-3446-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1183.727
236Boston Red Sox1528369.5466.56896216839-3644-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1064.600
358Detroit Tigers1518071.5309.0613621-836-3944-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1156.455
4614New York Yankees1537578.49015.06115862527-4848-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I954.556
5918Milwaukee Brewers1527280.47417.5683681234-4338-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1028.200
61122Cleveland Indians1536786.43823.0651780-12935-4232-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1519061.596--70756314442-3448-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1147.364
247Kansas City Royals1528270.5398.5703720-1737-3845-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1064.600
3715Chicago White Sox1527478.48716.5621646-2535-4139-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1037.300
4816Minnesota Twins1507377.48716.56746403440-3433-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1284.667
51019California Angels1507179.47318.5567600-3333-4338-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1284.667
61224Texas Rangers1515398.35137.0573790-21721-5532-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium1147.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Montreal Expos1477572.510--621620133-3842-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park15411.267
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1497574.5031.0644645-136-3939-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1358.385
3813New York Mets1527577.4932.5565565037-4038-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium972.778
4712St. Louis Cardinals1527577.4932.56055812437-4038-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1064.600
5917Chicago Cubs1517279.4775.0583618-3534-4238-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1055.500
61121Philadelphia Phillies1526785.44110.5613659-4631-4436-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1046.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1519358.616--68657311346-3047-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1165.545
224Los Angeles Dodgers1548965.5785.563253010241-3648-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium761.857
335San Francisco Giants1518368.55010.06886404839-3644-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1156.455
4611Houston Astros1557877.50317.06526411140-3938-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome743.571
51020Atlanta Braves1507080.46722.5727729-234-4435-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1165.545
61223San Diego Padres1505595.36737.5505720-21524-4731-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1257.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Terry PuhlOF17.073Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.