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Thursday April 12,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox6BoxTerry ForsterDarold Knowles(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers0BoxDave McNallyMickey LolichOrlando Pena
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals0BoxDick BosmanWayne Simpson(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees5BoxSteve KlineDick Tidrow(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJack BillinghamAndy Messersmith(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBalor MooreJim LonborgMike Marshall
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob MooseFergie Jenkins(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres2BoxPat DobsonFred NormanRoric Harrison
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants9BoxTom BradleyKen Forsch(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTom SeaverBob GibsonPhil Hennigan

Standings as of 1973-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles4401.000--228142-02-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1589365.589
222Boston Red Sox3301.0000.52913160-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1598673.541
3715Cleveland Indians523.4002.5515-101-21-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1576988.439
4816New York Yankees624.3333.02332-90-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1567878.500
5920Detroit Tigers413.2503.06601-10-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1588474.532
61224Milwaukee Brewers202.0003.0718-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1607486.463
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Kansas City Royals642.6670.54124172-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1568472.538
138Chicago White Sox321.667--1116-51-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1597584.472
359Minnesota Twins532.600--201643-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1577879.497
4610California Angels532.600--2123-20-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1577681.484
51018Texas Rangers413.2501.51224-121-20-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium15856102.354
61121Oakland Athletics514.2002.02325-21-10-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1579364.592
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224Pittsburgh Pirates4401.000--2211110-04-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1587682.481
113New York Mets4401.000--13762-02-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1577879.497
3713Chicago Cubs422.5002.0815-70-12-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1577582.478
4814Montreal Expos523.4002.5191812-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1577780.490
51019Philadelphia Phillies413.2503.01216-40-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1587088.443
61223St. Louis Cardinals505.0004.51623-70-30-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1578176.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants761.857--3919202-14-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1558273.529
247Cincinnati Reds642.6671.5262243-01-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1569561.609
3511Houston Astros743.5712.0302642-32-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1557877.503
4612Atlanta Braves633.5002.5262602-01-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1557382.471
5917San Diego Padres725.2864.01433-190-22-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1555897.374
61122Los Angeles Dodgers716.1435.01625-91-40-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1549460.610