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Wednesday, August 15,1973

Wednesday, August 15,1973

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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 1973-08-15 Cleveland Indians 1 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Al Fitzmorris Tom Timmermann -- 16,268 2:16
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Eduardo Rodriguez Cy Acosta -- 21,539 2:52
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Detroit Tigers 7 Minnesota Twins 9 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bill Campbell Bob Miller -- 17,214 2:39
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 California Angels 3 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Steve Barber Mel Stottlemyre Aurelio Monteagudo 17,253 2:52
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Baltimore Orioles 5 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dave McNally Jim Bibby -- 8,033 2:20
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Atlanta Braves 15 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Phil Niekro Rick Reuschel -- 21,652 2:24
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Montreal Expos 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Ernie McAnally Jim Brewer 25,982 2:21
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Cincinnati Reds 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jack Billingham Dock Ellis -- 20,903 2:06
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 New York Mets 7 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Tom Seaver Steve Arlin -- 6,531 2:07
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Philadelphia Phillies 2 San Francisco Giants 11 box | pbp Candlestick Park Juan Marichal Wayne Twitchell -- 4,089 2:47
1973 reg season 1973-08-15 Houston Astros 3 St. Louis Cardinals 0 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Jerry Reuss Rick Wise -- 19,862 2:20
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 117 65 52 .556 0.0 505 414 91 W4 36-28 29-24 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 0.5 502 484 18 L2 28-30 38-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 123 66 57 .537 2.0 516 458 58 L1 22-34 44-23 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 62 56 .525 3.5 519 475 44 L2 28-29 34-27 4 6 9 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 118 59 59 .500 6.5 535 518 17 W2 26-27 33-32 5 7 12 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 120 47 73 .392 19.5 498 618 -120 L2 25-39 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 121 70 51 .579 0.0 580 547 33 W2 33-27 37-24 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 119 68 51 .571 1.0 544 449 95 W4 36-28 32-23 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 118 58 60 .492 10.5 523 514 9 W2 29-24 29-36 3 8 14 -- dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 58 63 .479 12.0 482 519 -37 L2 30-31 28-32 4 9 16 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 117 54 63 .462 14.0 428 465 -37 W1 29-36 25-27 5 10 20 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 118 42 76 .356 26.5 426 597 -171 L8 17-43 25-33 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 East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 62 59 .512 0.0 487 458 29 L1 28-30 34-29 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 115 57 58 .496 2.0 484 509 -25 L4 28-36 29-22 2 6 13 -- dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 117 57 60 .487 3.0 490 515 -25 L2 25-31 32-29 3 7 15 -- dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 119 56 63 .471 5.0 472 491 -19 L10 29-32 27-31 4 8 17 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 119 55 64 .462 6.0 494 500 -6 L1 27-35 28-29 5 10 19 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 118 53 65 .449 7.5 437 463 -26 W1 29-35 24-30 6 11 21 -- 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 122 76 46 .623 0.0 515 400 115 W4 33-23 43-23 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 121 73 48 .603 2.5 538 461 77 W2 35-23 38-25 2 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 65 53 .551 9.0 543 497 46 W1 29-25 36-28 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 123 64 59 .520 12.5 519 490 29 W1 33-35 31-24 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 121 56 65 .463 19.5 576 589 -13 W2 29-34 26-32 5 9 18 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 120 43 77 .358 32.0 388 570 -182 L1 15-38 28-39 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jim Kaat Chicago White Sox Hist Claimed on waivers from Twins by White Sox
Dave Cheadle Atlanta Braves Hist Traded from New York Yankees with Frank Tepedino, Wayne Nordhagen and Al Closter to Atlanta Braves for Pat Dobson (6/7/1973)
Milt Wilcox Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)