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Baseball on Friday, August 31, 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
California Angels2Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur Wood (22-18)Bill Singer (17-11)CHA  E Herrmann (10)Ed Herrmann (23.0)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers3BoxMike Kekich (2-4)Mickey Lolich (12-13)NoneWalt Williams (18.3)
Oakland Athletics10Kansas City Royals7BoxRollie Fingers (6-6)Doug Bird (4-4)KCA  A Otis (25)  OAK  S Bando 2 (24)Billy North (27.3)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers3Box G1Carlos Velazquez (2-2)Luis Tiant (15-12)BOS  R Miller (4)  MIL  P Garcia (13)Orlando Cepeda (26.5)
Boston Red Sox4Milwaukee Brewers5Box G2Eduardo Rodriguez (7-5)Bobby Bolin (3-4)MIL  B Coluccio (13), D Money (10)Don Money (48.3)
Baltimore Orioles2New York Yankees5BoxMel Stottlemyre (13-13)Jim Palmer (18-7)NoneRon Blomberg (23.2)
Minnesota Twins11Texas Rangers2BoxDanny Fife (2-1)Jim Merritt (5-10)NoneRod Carew (11.3)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTom Griffin (1-5)Jim Brewer (6-7)HOU  L May (22)  LAN  J Ferguson (22)Willie Crawford (26.2)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve Rogers (6-3)Jim Lonborg (12-11)MON  B Allen (2)Bernie Allen (21.8)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates7Box G1Jim Rooker (7-4)Rick Reuschel (12-13)PIT  W Stargell (36)Willie Stargell (13.4)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates5Box G2Bob Johnson (3-1)Fergie Jenkins (12-13)PIT  R Hebner (20)Richie Zisk (17.9)
Cincinnati Reds10San Diego Padres4BoxDon Gullett (16-8)Bill Greif (7-15)CIN  T Perez (22)  SDN  C Gaston (11)Tony Perez (20.2)
Atlanta Braves10San Francisco Giants4BoxRoric Harrison (9-4)Ron Bryant (20-9)ATL  R Harrison (2)  SFN  D Kingman (16)Marty Perez (26.3)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTug McGraw (2-6)Diego Segui (6-6)NoneCleon Jones (47.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7654.585--56943936-2940-25L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7262.5376.059554135-3437-28L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers7164.5267.554755732-3639-28L2Game Log
New York Yankees6966.5119.554951024-4345-23W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6667.49611.559657630-3536-32W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians5778.42221.556067928-3929-39W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7954.594--61349238-2841-26W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals7460.5525.563062734-3440-26L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6469.48115.059256934-3130-38W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6470.47815.552356231-3533-35W1Game Log
California Angels6168.47316.047350129-3732-31L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4687.34633.049568920-4726-40L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals6866.507--53751032-3436-32L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6565.5002.055356429-3536-30W2Game Log
Montreal Expos6366.4882.554456529-3734-29W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6469.4813.552355132-3632-33L3Game Log
New York Mets6271.4665.549350630-3632-35W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6272.4636.055456529-3733-35L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8353.610--56344439-2944-24L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7955.5903.059452038-2841-27W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants7359.5538.058454336-3037-29L1Game Log
Houston Astros6968.50414.556755134-3635-32W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6370.47418.565164732-3630-35W2Game Log
San Diego Padres4885.36133.544263920-4528-40L4Game Log

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