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Saturday, August 4,1973

Saturday, August 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 1973-08-04 Boston Red Sox 1 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Bill Lee -- 20,029 2:26
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Oakland Athletics 3 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Ken Holtzman Clyde Wright Horacio Pina 17,945 2:11
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Texas Rangers 9 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jackie Brown Wilbur Wood -- 17,741 2:14
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Milwaukee Brewers 9 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Colborn Dick Tidrow -- 6,589 2:39
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 New York Yankees 3 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Lindy McDaniel John Hiller -- 48,120 3:26
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Kansas City Royals 6 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Gene Garber Dick Woodson -- 26,468 2:35
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 San Diego Padres 4 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Gary Ross Adrian Devine Mike Caldwell 0 2:38
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 San Diego Padres 3 Atlanta Braves 14 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Carl Morton Rich Troedson -- 14,906 2:35
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Houston Astros 6 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Pedro Borbon Cecil Upshaw -- 32,215 3:23
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Chicago Cubs 1 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Parc Jarry Steve Rogers Fergie Jenkins -- 25,037 2:24
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 St. Louis Cardinals 4 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Orlando Pena Jerry Koosman Diego Segui 22,926 2:21
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Philadelphia Phillies 11 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ken Brett Luke Walker -- 0 2:20
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ramon Hernandez Jim Lonborg -- 48,294 2:50
1973 reg season 1973-08-04 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Elias Sosa Jim Brewer -- 25,949 2:41
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • 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.
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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 0.0 439 360 79 W2 29-25 29-22 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 112 61 51 .545 0.5 460 406 54 W1 22-32 39-19 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 1.5 442 428 14 L1 27-28 31-22 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 108 57 51 .528 2.5 470 436 34 L2 25-27 32-24 4 6 10 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 52 55 .486 7.0 476 466 10 W1 26-25 26-30 5 9 17 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 110 40 70 .364 20.5 437 580 -143 L1 20-36 20-34 6 12 23 -- 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 112 64 48 .571 0.0 535 502 33 W7 33-26 31-22 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 110 62 48 .564 1.0 495 412 83 W2 30-25 32-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 54 53 .505 7.5 466 454 12 L2 29-21 25-32 3 7 12 -- dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 53 56 .486 9.5 435 454 -19 L1 28-26 25-30 4 8 16 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 107 51 56 .477 10.5 394 407 -13 L2 26-30 25-26 5 10 18 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 107 41 66 .383 20.5 390 534 -144 W1 16-39 25-27 6 11 22 -- 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 St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 59 50 .541 0.0 445 393 52 W1 26-28 33-22 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 3.5 451 440 11 L1 29-28 27-26 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 104 52 52 .500 4.5 448 471 -23 W1 25-30 27-22 3 7 14 -- dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 5.5 463 485 -22 W1 24-31 29-24 4 8 15 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 8.0 469 463 6 L1 24-31 28-28 5 9 19 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 106 48 58 .453 9.5 393 422 -29 L1 26-30 22-28 6 10 20 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 111 68 43 .613 0.0 477 376 101 L1 30-23 38-20 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 111 65 46 .586 3.0 492 434 58 W2 30-22 35-24 2 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 61 48 .560 6.0 507 464 43 W1 29-25 32-23 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 113 57 56 .504 12.0 481 456 25 L2 26-32 31-24 4 6 13 -- dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 113 49 64 .434 20.0 518 567 -49 W1 23-33 25-32 5 11 21 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 109 37 72 .339 30.0 354 527 -173 L1 15-37 22-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)