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Friday, May 4,1973

Friday, May 4,1973

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 California Angels 1 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Rudy May Dave McNally -- 14,392 1:54
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 New York Yankees 0 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Stan Bahnsen Mel Stottlemyre Terry Forster 43,760 2:28
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Oakland Athletics 11 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Catfish Hunter Gaylord Perry -- 11,624 3:05
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Texas Rangers 1 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Perry Dick Bosman John Hiller 9,639 2:29
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Kansas City Royals 5 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Steve Busby Jim Slaton Gene Garber 11,597 3:07
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Boston Red Sox 6 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Kaat Marty Pattin Ken Sanders 7,285 2:55
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jim Brewer Diego Segui -- 34,187 3:00
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Cincinnati Reds 3 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Parc Jarry Mike Torrez Jack Billingham Steve Renko 10,665 2:03
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Houston Astros 9 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jim Ray Phil Hennigan Fred Gladding 17,397 4:02
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Atlanta Braves 4 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Lonborg Tom Kelley -- 10,158 5:16
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Steve Blass Fred Norman -- 9,595 2:31
1973 reg season 1973-05-04 Chicago Cubs 4 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Elias Sosa Fergie Jenkins Randy Moffitt 7,181 2:25
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 0.0 87 79 8 W1 7-5 4-7 1 6 12 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 0.0 77 83 -6 L2 5-6 5-5 2 7 15 -- dnq
1973 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 0.5 73 71 2 L4 5-8 5-4 3 9 18 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 0.5 94 82 12 L2 3-7 7-5 4 8 17 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 1.0 73 100 -27 L1 6-7 4-6 5 10 19 -- dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 1.5 104 105 -1 L1 3-4 5-8 6 11 20 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 18 13 5 .722 0.0 95 75 20 W7 7-1 6-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 1.0 135 118 17 W2 9-3 6-6 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 20 12 8 .600 2.0 72 67 5 W3 6-4 6-4 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 3.5 86 89 -3 W1 4-6 6-3 4 4 9 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 23 11 12 .478 4.5 94 96 -2 W2 5-5 6-7 5 5 13 -- Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 6.5 62 87 -25 L2 2-9 5-3 6 12 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 0.0 103 90 13 L1 7-5 7-5 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 19 11 8 .579 0.5 119 91 28 W3 7-4 4-4 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 1.5 66 69 -3 L3 7-4 5-7 3 6 10 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 2.5 87 99 -12 W3 6-9 4-2 4 9 14 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 21 10 11 .476 2.5 72 84 -12 W1 3-7 7-4 5 8 16 -- dnq
1973 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 22 5 17 .227 8.0 72 98 -26 L1 2-8 3-9 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 28 20 8 .714 0.0 131 101 30 W1 10-3 10-5 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 2.5 112 90 22 W6 7-8 10-2 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 3.0 110 77 33 L1 10-3 5-6 3 3 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 6.0 88 95 -7 W1 5-5 8-8 4 7 11 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 26 8 18 .308 11.0 82 126 -44 L3 1-9 7-9 5 10 22 -- dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 23 7 16 .304 10.5 79 101 -22 L5 3-9 4-7 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jerry Kenney -- Hist Released by Indians
Jerry McNertney Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Sold by Oakland Athletics to Pittsburgh Pirates
Sonny Siebert Texas Rangers Hist Traded by Boston Red Sox to Texas Rangers for future considerations
Frank Duffy Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)