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Baseball on Wednesday, August 08, 1973


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Cleveland Indians13Chicago White Sox1BoxDick Tidrow (9-11)Stan Bahnsen (15-12)CLE  O Gamble (18), W Williams (3)Oscar Gamble (18.8)
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers3BoxWoodie Fryman (4-7)Ken Holtzman (17-10)DET  B Freehan (4)Bill Freehan (26.3)
Boston Red Sox9Kansas City Royals4BoxLuis Tiant (15-9)Paul Splittorff (14-6)KCA  J Mayberry (23)Orlando Cepeda (34.6)
California Angels2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJim Colborn (15-7)Bill Singer (15-9)CAL  F Robinson (19)Dave May (12.7)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins1BoxJim Palmer (15-6)Dick Woodson (10-7)BAL  R Coggins (3), E Hendricks (3)Brooks Robinson (27.3)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees3BoxFred Beene (6-0)Jim Merritt (4-7)TEX  B Sudakis (9)Thurman Munson (40.2)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxFred Norman (10-9)Fergie Jenkins (10-11)CHN  R Santo (12)Dan Driessen (22.7)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJon Matlack (9-14)Andy Messersmith (11-7)NoneJerry Grote (8.3)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim Rooker (5-4)Dave Roberts (11-9)NoneWillie Stargell (26.9)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Diego Padres3BoxBill Greif (7-12)Steve Carlton (10-13)SDN  F Kendall (6)Fred Kendall (25.2)
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants2BoxRon Bryant (16-8)Steve Rogers (3-1)MON  J Boccabella (6)  SFN  W McCovey (20)Willie McCovey (16.8)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRon Schueler (7-6)Rich Folkers (3-4)ATL  D Baker (11), M Lum (12)Mike Lum (21.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6251.549--46444827-2835-23W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6050.5451.546438131-2629-24W2Game Log
New York Yankees6354.5382.047742422-3441-20W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6052.5361.549745428-2832-24W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5358.4778.049548426-2727-31W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4471.38319.047259622-3722-34W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6550.565--54752433-2732-23L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6450.5610.551142332-2732-23L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5655.5057.048247329-2127-34L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5658.4918.545748628-2628-32L1Game Log
California Angels5258.47310.540442627-3125-27L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4270.37521.540255317-4325-27L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6153.535--46141628-3033-23L3Game Log
Montreal Expos5553.5093.046147926-3129-22L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5556.4954.547149125-3130-25W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5658.4915.045945529-3227-26L5Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5261.4608.547047024-3228-29L3Game Log
New York Mets5160.4598.541343727-3024-30W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7144.617--48938133-2338-21L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6847.5913.050844330-2238-25W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6250.5547.551347129-2533-25W1Game Log
Houston Astros5958.50413.049247128-3431-24L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5164.44320.053156824-3326-32W3Game Log
San Diego Padres3875.33632.035854415-3823-37W1Game Log


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