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Top1973 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees6Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP98,2702:18Fritz PetersonJim PalmerFritz Peterson (1-2)Jim Palmer (0-1)Lindy McDaniel (1)Ralph HoukEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers11Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP913,5723:07Woodie FrymanJohn CurtisWoodie Fryman (1-0)John Curtis (0-2)Tom Timmermann (1)Billy MartinEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALMilwaukee Brewers10Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP93,2963:06Jerry BellSteve DunningRay Newman (1-0)Ed Farmer (0-2)-Del CrandallKen AspromonteCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics8Kansas City Royals16Boxscore - PBP917,4413:10Blue Moon OdomPaul SplittorffPaul Splittorff (3-0)Blue Moon Odom (0-3)Gene Garber (1)Dick WilliamsJack McKeonKauffman Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP925,8582:51Jim WilloughbyClaude OsteenJim Willoughby (1-1)Claude Osteen (1-1)Randy Moffitt (2)Charlie FoxWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5Montreal Expos6Boxscore - PBP912,3592:33Larry ChristensonMike TorrezMike Torrez (1-3)Larry Christenson (1-1)Tom Walker (1)Danny OzarkGene MauchJarry Park
NLChicago Cubs1New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP902:00Rick ReuschelJerry KoosmanJerry Koosman (2-0)Rick Reuschel (1-1)-Whitey LockmanYogi BerraShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs7New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP938,0791:59Burt HootonJim McAndrewBurt Hooton (1-1)Jim McAndrew (0-2)-Whitey LockmanYogi BerraShea Stadium
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 1973-04-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles1174.636--4333104-23-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1519061.596
237Detroit Tigers1174.636--5136155-12-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1517873.517
3713New York Yankees1156.4552.04546-12-43-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1517576.497
4815Boston Red Sox945.4442.05253-11-13-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1538568.556
5914Milwaukee Brewers945.4442.03444-102-32-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1537083.458
61020Cleveland Indians1147.3643.03144-132-42-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1516784.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1293.750--9553425-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1507971.527
248Minnesota Twins954.5562.54130113-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1537677.497
4511California Angels844.5003.03139-81-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1547579.487
3612Chicago White Sox844.5003.03753-161-03-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1547381.474
51121Oakland Athletics1037.3005.04861-133-40-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1529161.599
61222Texas Rangers725.2864.52642-161-41-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium15555100.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates871.875--4625213-14-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1547381.474
246Chicago Cubs1174.6361.5333125-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1507080.467
359New York Mets1165.5452.52232-103-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1507674.507
4610Montreal Expos1055.5003.04245-32-33-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1527478.487
51019Philadelphia Phillies1046.4004.0423661-43-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1526785.441
61224St. Louis Cardinals1019.1007.03450-160-31-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1528072.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants15114.733--7655213-18-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1477770.524
234Cincinnati Reds1394.6921.06340238-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1499059.604
5918San Diego Padres1468.4294.54358-150-26-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1485494.365
3817Houston Astros1468.4294.55356-34-82-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1487672.514
4716Los Angeles Dodgers1468.4294.54749-21-45-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1478958.605
61123Atlanta Braves1239.2506.53761-242-61-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1497376.490


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Charlie SandsC25.124Traded by Tigers to Angels for Mike Strahler. 
Mike StrahlerP26.036Traded by Angels to Tigers for Charlie Sands.