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Tuesday April 17,1973This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1973-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave McNallySteve Kline(none)
Detroit Tigers6Boston Red Sox3BoxJoe ColemanLynn McGlothenJohn Hiller
Texas Rangers5Chicago White Sox10BoxEddie FisherDick Bosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians7BoxDick TidrowBill ParsonsRay Lamb
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals5BoxGene GarberHoracio Pina(none)
California Angels5Minnesota Twins10BoxJim KaatBill SingerKen Sanders
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxAndy MessersmithDon Wilson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Montreal Expos6BoxDick SelmaMike MarshallBill Wilson
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets0BoxFergie JenkinsTom Seaver(none)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres0BoxRoss GrimsleyFred Norman(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants15BoxTom BradleyPat DobsonJim Barr
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants2BoxRon BryantRon ReedRandy Moffitt
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRamon HernandezAlan FosterJim Rooker

Standings as of 1973-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles972.778--3820184-23-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1539063.588
249Boston Red Sox743.5712.0443591-13-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1558570.548
3510Detroit Tigers954.5562.0332853-12-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1538073.523
4613Cleveland Indians945.4443.02430-62-42-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1536786.438
5919New York Yankees936.3334.03241-90-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1537776.503
61121Milwaukee Brewers725.2864.02037-170-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1557283.465
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1082.800--7338355-13-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1528072.526
236Minnesota Twins853.6252.03927123-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1547678.494
4714California Angels734.4293.52837-90-23-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1557679.490
3815Chicago White Sox734.4293.53148-171-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1557481.477
51020Texas Rangers624.3334.02136-151-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium15655101.353
61223Oakland Athletics826.2505.03339-62-30-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1549262.597
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates761.857--3823152-14-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1557481.477
258Chicago Cubs853.6251.52428-43-22-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1537281.471
347New York Mets853.6251.51923-43-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1537776.503
4712Philadelphia Phillies844.5002.5362881-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1546787.435
51018Montreal Expos835.3753.53439-52-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1547678.494
61224St. Louis Cardinals918.1116.03242-100-31-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1538073.523
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds1293.750--6136258-11-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1509060.600
235San Francisco Giants1394.6920.56446182-17-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1497970.530
3611Los Angeles Dodgers1266.5003.0393451-45-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498960.597
5817San Diego Padres1358.3854.53956-170-25-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1495594.369
4916Houston Astros1358.3854.54654-83-82-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1497772.517
61122Atlanta Braves1138.2735.53457-232-51-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1507377.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Casey CoxP31.288Released by Yankees. 
Jim Ray Hart3B-OF31.169Purchased by Yankees from Giants.