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Thursday May 3,1973This 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 1973-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDave LaRocheAndy MessersmithJack Aker
Cincinnati Reds6New York Mets5BoxTom HallJon Matlack(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres1BoxReggie ClevelandBill Greif(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14San Francisco Giants5BoxNelson BrilesJim Willoughby(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Milwaukee Brewers201010.500--7478-45-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1426478.451
2713Baltimore Orioles211011.4760.5737035-85-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1418754.617
3614New York Yankees211011.4760.59477173-67-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1417071.496
4916Cleveland Indians221012.4551.06989-206-74-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1406179.436
5815Detroit Tigers221012.4551.0827847-53-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1407565.536
61120Boston Red Sox19811.4211.5989623-35-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1438162.566
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox17125.706--9075157-15-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1456580.448
225Kansas City Royals23149.6091.0130115158-36-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1397465.532
337California Angels19118.5792.0716745-46-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1436875.476
4410Minnesota Twins1899.5003.57783-64-65-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1447272.500
51017Oakland Athletics221012.4554.58392-94-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1408456.600
61221Texas Rangers18711.3895.56182-212-85-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1445094.347
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago Cubs23149.609--9985147-47-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1386375.457
258Pittsburgh Pirates18108.5561.510785226-44-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1447074.486
369New York Mets221210.5451.5616017-45-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1397069.504
5818Philadelphia Phillies20911.4503.56780-133-76-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1426280.437
4919Montreal Expos20911.4503.58196-156-93-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1427072.493
61224St. Louis Cardinals21516.2388.06792-252-73-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1417665.539
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants27198.704--126972910-39-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1356966.511
223Cincinnati Reds23158.6522.0107713610-25-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1398455.604
334Houston Astros261610.6152.510385186-810-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1366670.485
4712Los Angeles Dodgers251213.4806.08290-85-57-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1368353.610
51022San Diego Padres25817.32010.076114-381-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375285.380
61123Atlanta Braves22715.3189.57596-213-84-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1396970.496