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Baseball on Friday, August 17, 1973

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim Palmer (17-6)Stan Bahnsen (15-14)NoneBrooks Robinson (13.7)
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox6BoxRoger Moret (7-0)Dick Drago (12-12)KCA  H McRae (6)Doug Griffin (18.9)
Detroit Tigers2California Angels10BoxNolan Ryan (14-14)Woodie Fryman (5-8)CAL  M Epstein (7), F Robinson (23)  DET  M Stanley (14)Frank Robinson (19.4)
Minnesota Twins14Cleveland Indians2BoxBert Blyleven (15-12)Dick Bosman (3-13)MIN  T Oliva 2 (14), P Roof (1), J Terrell (1)Tony Oliva (19.6)
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics3BoxKen Holtzman (18-10)Jim Colborn (15-8)MIL  G Scott (18)  OAK  D Johnson (18)Bert Campaneris (15.4)
New York Yankees1Texas Rangers8BoxDavid Clyde (4-4)Sam McDowell (6-7)TEX  D Nelson (5)Dave Nelson (27.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs5BoxBill Bonham (5-4)Andy Messersmith (11-8)CHN  B Williams (15)Billy Williams (17.1)
Philadelphia Phillies8Houston Astros3BoxSteve Carlton (11-14)Don Wilson (9-13)HOU  B Watson (11)  PHI  S Carlton (2), W Montanez (9)Willie Montanez (21.0)
Atlanta Braves7Montreal Expos8BoxTom Walker (5-4)Danny Frisella (1-2)ATL  H Aaron (30)Mike Lum (61.1)
Cincinnati Reds2New York Mets1BoxPedro Borbon (6-4)Harry Parker (7-3)CIN  H King (4)  NYN  W Mays (6)Hal King (33.7)
San Francisco Giants5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRon Bryant (18-8)Bob Moose (7-11)SFN  W McCovey 2 (23), G Thomasson (3)Willie McCovey (22.8)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike Corkins (5-7)Diego Segui (5-4)NoneNate Colbert (39.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6652.559--50841636-2830-24W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers6655.5451.550449428-3138-24L3Game Log
New York Yankees6658.5323.051746622-3544-23L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6357.5254.052848528-2935-28W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5960.4967.553752126-2833-32L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4874.39320.051063626-3922-35L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7051.579--55345437-2833-23W6Game Log
Kansas City Royals7053.5691.058856333-2837-25L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5960.49610.053751630-2429-36W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5864.47512.548452230-3228-32L3Game Log
California Angels5563.46613.543846729-3626-27W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4376.36126.043459817-4326-33W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6260.508--48946228-3034-30L2Game Log
Montreal Expos5858.5003.049251628-3630-22W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5761.4833.049352025-3132-30L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5764.4714.547950229-3228-32W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5665.4635.550350528-3628-29W1Game Log
New York Mets5366.4457.543846529-3524-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7647.618--51640533-2443-23L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7448.6071.554046236-2338-25W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants6753.5587.555050130-2537-28W3Game Log
Houston Astros6460.51612.552249833-3531-25L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5766.46319.059359930-3526-32L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4477.36431.039257216-3828-39W1Game Log

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