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Thursday, August 9,1973

Thursday, August 9,1973

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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 1973-08-09 Chicago White Sox 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Cy Acosta Joe Coleman -- 18,369 2:37
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 Boston Red Sox 2 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Steve Busby Bill Lee Doug Bird 17,167 2:31
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 California Angels 5 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Slaton Rudy May -- 6,311 2:04
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 Baltimore Orioles 2 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Cuellar Bert Blyleven -- 11,071 2:28
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 New York Mets 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Claude Osteen Jerry Koosman -- 24,737 1:48
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 Philadelphia Phillies 9 San Diego Padres 10 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Corkins Bucky Brandon -- 4,791 3:06
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 Montreal Expos 5 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Mike Torrez Jim Barr Mike Marshall 3,471 2:18
1973 reg season 1973-08-09 Atlanta Braves 8 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Gary Neibauer Al Hrabosky Tom House 30,251 2:42
8 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 111 61 50 .550 0.0 466 382 84 W3 32-26 29-24 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 114 62 52 .544 0.5 468 453 15 L1 27-28 35-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 117 63 54 .538 1.0 477 424 53 W2 22-34 41-20 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 2.0 499 457 42 L1 28-29 32-24 4 6 9 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 54 58 .482 7.5 501 489 12 W2 26-27 28-31 5 9 17 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 115 44 71 .383 19.0 472 596 -124 W1 22-37 22-34 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 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 116 66 50 .569 0.0 550 526 24 W1 33-27 33-23 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 114 64 50 .561 1.0 511 423 88 L2 32-27 32-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 112 56 56 .500 8.0 483 475 8 L3 29-21 27-35 3 7 13 -- dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 115 57 58 .496 8.5 462 490 -28 W1 29-26 28-32 4 8 14 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 11.5 409 432 -23 L2 27-32 25-27 5 10 18 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 112 42 70 .375 22.0 402 553 -151 L2 17-43 25-27 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 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 0.0 467 424 43 L4 28-30 33-24 1 4 10 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 2.0 466 482 -16 W1 27-31 29-22 2 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 111 55 56 .495 4.0 471 491 -20 W1 25-31 30-25 3 7 15 -- dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 4.5 459 455 4 L5 29-32 27-26 4 8 16 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 114 52 62 .456 8.5 479 480 -1 L4 24-33 28-29 5 9 19 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 112 51 61 .455 8.5 413 438 -25 L1 27-31 24-30 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 116 72 44 .621 0.0 490 381 109 W1 33-23 39-21 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 115 68 47 .591 3.5 508 443 65 W2 30-22 38-25 2 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 113 62 51 .549 8.5 516 476 40 L1 29-25 33-26 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 117 59 58 .504 13.5 492 471 21 L1 28-34 31-24 4 6 12 -- dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 116 52 64 .448 20.0 539 574 -35 W4 25-33 26-32 5 11 21 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 114 39 75 .342 32.0 368 553 -185 W2 15-38 24-37 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Francisco Barrios San Francisco Giants Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Mexico)
1 record(s)