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Monday, August 20,1973

Monday, August 20,1973

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Games on this date
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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 1973-08-20 Minnesota Twins 3 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Doyle Alexander Bill Hands -- 8,134 2:26
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 New York Yankees 2 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Steve Busby Mel Stottlemyre Doug Bird 24,542 2:35
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 Detroit Tigers 2 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Vida Blue Jim Perry -- 41,969 2:10
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 Boston Red Sox 5 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Marty Pattin Jackie Brown -- 4,608 2:17
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Houston Astros 10 box | pbp Astrodome J.R. Richard Dock Ellis -- 11,057 2:05
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 San Francisco Giants 6 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Parc Jarry Don McMahon Tom Walker -- 17,439 3:28
1973 reg season 1973-08-20 Cincinnati Reds 8 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Clay Carroll Tug McGraw -- 29,384 3:48
7 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.
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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 121 69 52 .570 0.0 523 421 102 W8 36-28 33-24 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 3.5 511 508 3 L1 29-33 38-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 66 57 .537 4.0 545 497 48 W4 29-29 37-28 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 4.0 530 477 53 L1 24-36 44-23 4 6 9 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 59 62 .488 10.0 544 533 11 L3 26-30 33-32 5 7 13 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 51 74 .408 20.0 524 642 -118 W3 26-39 25-35 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 124 73 51 .589 0.0 572 463 109 W9 37-28 36-23 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 126 71 55 .563 3.0 602 577 25 W1 33-30 38-25 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 13.5 546 534 12 L4 30-28 29-36 3 8 15 -- dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 15.0 486 533 -47 L5 30-34 28-32 4 9 17 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 120 56 64 .467 15.0 445 472 -27 L1 29-36 27-28 5 10 18 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 122 43 79 .352 29.0 443 614 -171 L3 17-43 26-36 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 124 63 61 .508 0.0 493 466 27 W1 28-30 35-31 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 1.5 500 526 -26 L1 28-36 31-24 2 6 12 -- dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 121 59 62 .488 2.5 506 535 -29 L1 25-32 34-30 3 7 14 -- dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 58 65 .472 4.5 482 505 -23 L1 29-32 29-33 4 8 16 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 5.5 510 511 -1 W1 29-37 28-29 5 10 20 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 122 55 67 .451 7.0 455 475 -20 L1 29-35 26-32 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 125 77 48 .616 0.0 519 408 111 W1 34-25 43-23 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 75 50 .600 2.0 550 479 71 W1 37-25 38-25 2 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 123 68 55 .553 8.0 561 516 45 W1 31-27 37-28 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 127 66 61 .520 12.0 538 507 31 W1 33-35 33-26 4 4 10 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 58 67 .464 19.0 597 603 -6 L1 31-36 26-32 5 9 19 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 123 45 78 .366 31.0 396 576 -180 L1 17-39 28-39 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)