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Saturday May 5,1973This 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 1973-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles1BoxBill SingerMike Cuellar(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox4BoxEddie FisherFritz PetersonTerry Forster
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians6BoxJerry JohnsonDarold KnowlesEd Farmer
Texas Rangers0Detroit Tigers2BoxJoe ColemanMike PaulJohn Hiller
Kansas City Royals9Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBruce Dal CantonFrank Linzy(none)
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins1BoxBill LeeBert BlylevenBob Veale
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxTommy JohnJim Bibby(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Montreal Expos8BoxPat JarvisClay CarrollJoe Gilbert
Houston Astros9New York Mets2BoxDon WilsonJim McAndrew(none)
Atlanta Braves7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxCarl MortonSteve Carlton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres6BoxVicente RomoDock Ellis(none)
Chicago Cubs7San Francisco Giants4BoxBurt HootonRon BryantJack Aker

Standings as of 1973-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1413Detroit Tigers241212.500--8979107-55-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1387365.529
2714Cleveland Indians241113.4581.079105-266-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1386078.435
3816Milwaukee Brewers221012.4551.08492-85-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1406476.457
41019Baltimore Orioles231013.4351.5747405-85-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1398752.626
5918New York Yankees231013.4351.5948683-87-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1397069.504
61120Boston Red Sox21912.4291.510910634-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1418061.567
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox19145.737--9975247-17-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1436380.441
224Kansas City Royals25169.6401.01441251910-36-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1377265.526
335California Angels21138.6192.0756877-46-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1416675.468
4512Minnesota Twins201010.5004.58794-74-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1427171.500
5615Oakland Athletics241113.4585.599102-35-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1388355.601
61221Texas Rangers20713.3507.56289-272-105-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1425092.352
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs251510.600--11094168-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1366274.456
258Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5501.512497277-54-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1426973.486
3810Montreal Expos221111.5002.595105-106-95-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1406872.486
4711New York Mets241212.5002.56878-107-45-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1377067.511
5917Philadelphia Phillies221012.4553.57291-193-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1406179.436
61224St. Louis Cardinals23518.2179.075109-342-93-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1397663.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants29209.690--1351082710-310-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1336865.511
223Houston Astros281810.6431.512192298-810-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1346470.478
347Cincinnati Reds251510.6003.0116853110-45-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1378453.613
469Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5195.0999815-59-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1348153.604
61022San Diego Padres27918.33310.088131-431-98-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355184.378
51123Atlanta Braves24816.3339.586101-154-94-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1376869.496