The Baseball Cube

Tuesday, September 4,1973

Tuesday, September 4,1973

Baseball on this Date

MORE  
Subscribe to TBC PREMIUM ... Surf ad-free, get the daily PLAYER TRACKER (take a tour), access to ... more
than a dozen research applications including Player Comparison tool, analysis features and additional datagrid functionality!
Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Baltimore Orioles 1 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Luis Tiant Jim Palmer -- 18,808 3:13
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Oakland Athletics 4 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Ken Holtzman Bill Singer Horacio Pina 7,198 2:44
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Texas Rangers 0 Chicago White Sox 14 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Kaat Jim Bibby -- 5,502 2:37
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 New York Yankees 1 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Mel Stottlemyre John Hiller 17,908 2:18
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Minnesota Twins 6 Kansas City Royals 0 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Bert Blyleven Paul Splittorff -- 9,741 2:28
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Cleveland Indians 5 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Ken Sanders Bill Champion -- 4,864 2:33
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Cincinnati Reds 12 Houston Astros 7 box | pbp Astrodome Pedro Borbon J.R. Richard -- 3,317 2:55
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Chicago Cubs 2 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Parc Jarry Steve Rogers Fergie Jenkins Mike Marshall 18,667 2:31
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Philadelphia Phillies 1 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Seaver Jim Lonborg -- 13,674 2:10
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium John Andrews Jim Rooker Al Hrabosky 16,280 2:45
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Atlanta Braves 3 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Roric Harrison Rich Troedson Joe Niekro 7,247 2:31
1973 reg season 1973-09-04 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Ron Bryant Al Downing Elias Sosa 15,470 2:15
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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.
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 135 79 56 .585 0.0 602 464 138 L2 39-31 40-25 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 139 76 63 .547 5.0 629 567 62 W2 37-34 39-29 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 139 73 66 .525 8.0 558 568 -10 W1 32-36 41-30 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 139 70 69 .504 11.0 560 526 34 L1 25-44 45-25 4 6 11 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 138 67 71 .486 13.5 622 611 11 L2 30-35 37-36 5 9 16 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 140 60 80 .429 21.5 586 707 -121 W2 31-41 29-39 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 137 80 57 .584 0.0 632 514 118 W1 39-31 41-26 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 138 76 62 .551 4.5 651 658 -7 L2 34-34 42-28 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 139 69 70 .496 12.0 570 579 -9 W6 31-35 38-35 3 7 13 -- dnq
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 137 67 70 .489 13.0 619 583 36 W2 37-32 30-38 4 8 15 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 16.0 487 526 -39 L1 29-39 33-32 5 10 20 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 138 47 91 .341 33.5 513 726 -213 L3 20-50 27-41 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 139 71 68 .511 0.0 561 528 33 W2 34-35 37-33 1 4 9 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 133 67 66 .504 1.0 575 574 1 W5 31-37 36-29 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 135 67 68 .496 2.0 567 585 -18 L2 29-35 38-33 3 7 14 -- dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 137 65 72 .474 5.0 532 563 -31 L2 33-39 32-33 4 8 17 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 138 65 73 .471 5.5 516 521 -5 W1 31-37 34-36 5 9 18 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 139 63 76 .453 8.0 566 603 -37 L1 30-39 33-37 6 11 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 138 83 55 .601 0.0 619 533 86 W6 42-28 41-27 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 140 83 57 .593 1.0 572 469 103 L5 39-31 44-26 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 137 78 59 .569 4.5 619 563 56 W5 36-30 42-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 141 71 70 .504 13.5 588 567 21 L2 36-36 35-34 4 6 12 -- dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 138 65 73 .471 18.0 672 671 1 W2 34-39 30-35 5 10 19 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 137 48 89 .350 34.5 448 658 -210 L8 20-45 28-44 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
*Reload page to restore grid
Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • 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
Rick Auerbach Milwaukee Brewers Hist Sold by Los Angeles Dodgers to Milwaukee Brewers
Ed Sprague Milwaukee Brewers Hist Sold by St. Louis Cardinals to Milwaukee Brewers
Ron Perranoski California Angels Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Wright Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)