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Wednesday May 16,1973This 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 1973-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2California Angels7BoxClyde WrightBlue Moon Odom(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers6BoxJohn HillerLuis Tiant(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins8BoxBill HandsEddie FisherKen Sanders
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Yankees11BoxSteve KlineJim SlatonSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals1Texas Rangers2BoxSteve FoucaultPaul Splittorff(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs1BoxAlan FosterRick ReuschelRich Folkers
Los Angeles Dodgers8Cincinnati Reds6BoxCharlie HoughTom Hall(none)
Atlanta Braves5Houston Astros2BoxRon SchuelerCecil Upshaw(none)
New York Mets8Montreal Expos3BoxHarry ParkerMike TorrezTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxWayne TwitchellDock EllisMac Scarce
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres4BoxMike CaldwellJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Detroit Tigers331617.485--12612429-77-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1296960.535
2713Milwaukee Brewers311516.484--119127-87-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1315972.450
3814New York Yankees321517.4690.5141125165-910-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1306565.500
4915Boston Red Sox301416.4670.5140142-25-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1327557.568
51017Baltimore Orioles311417.4521.01029937-117-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1318348.634
61119Cleveland Indians341519.4411.5115148-338-117-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1285672.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox291910.655--1411152610-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1335875.436
226California Angels311813.5812.010710529-79-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1316170.466
337Kansas City Royals352015.5712.01751532210-510-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1276859.535
4410Oakland Athletics351817.5144.01631441911-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1277651.598
5511Minnesota Twins301515.5004.5139145-67-98-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326666.500
61222Texas Rangers311219.3878.0107148-414-118-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1314586.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs362214.611--1601322810-812-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1255570.440
269New York Mets331815.5452.5124119511-57-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286464.500
3716Montreal Expos311417.4525.5119155-368-126-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1316566.496
4920Pittsburgh Pirates301317.4336.015815628-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1326765.508
51021Philadelphia Phillies331320.3947.5112147-355-128-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1295871.450
61224St. Louis Cardinals331023.30310.5120148-284-126-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1297158.550
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants402614.650--1821681411-515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226260.508
234Houston Astros372215.5952.51601243610-912-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1256065.480
345Cincinnati Reds342014.5883.01541183614-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1287949.617
458Los Angeles Dodgers362016.5564.0152132208-712-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1257550.600
5818Atlanta Braves341519.4418.014213759-116-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1276166.480
61123San Diego Padres371423.37810.5127174-472-1112-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1254679.368