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Thursday May 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 1973-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4California Angels0BoxCatfish HunterRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians1BoxJim PalmerGaylord Perry(none)
Boston Red Sox0Detroit Tigers1BoxJim PerryJohn Curtis(none)
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins4BoxWilbur WoodDick WoodsonCy Acosta
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees4BoxLindy McDanielChris Short(none)
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers1BoxWayne SimpsonSonny SiebertGene Garber
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs4BoxDiego SeguiJack AkerRich Folkers
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds1BoxDon SuttonPedro BorbonPete Richert
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros2BoxKen ForschPat Dobson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob MooseSteve CarltonJim Rooker

Standings as of 1973-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Detroit Tigers341717.500--12712439-78-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1286860.531
2612New York Yankees331617.4850.5145127185-911-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1296465.496
4814Milwaukee Brewers321517.4691.0121131-107-98-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1305971.454
3915Baltimore Orioles321517.4691.010610068-117-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1308248.631
51018Boston Red Sox311417.4521.5140143-35-89-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1317556.573
61119Cleveland Indians351520.4292.5116152-368-117-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1275671.441
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox302010.667--1461192711-59-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1325775.432
225Kansas City Royals362115.5832.01811542711-510-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1266759.532
338California Angels321814.5633.0107109-29-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1306169.469
4410Oakland Athletics361917.5284.01671442312-97-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1267551.595
5713Minnesota Twins311516.4845.5143150-77-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316665.504
61223Texas Rangers321220.3759.0108154-464-118-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1304585.346
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago Cubs372215.595--1641382610-812-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1245569.444
269New York Mets331815.5452.0124119511-57-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286464.500
4817Pittsburgh Pirates311417.4525.016315858-86-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1316665.504
3716Montreal Expos311417.4525.0119155-368-126-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1316566.496
51021Philadelphia Phillies341321.3827.5114152-385-138-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1285870.453
61224St. Louis Cardinals341123.3249.5126152-265-126-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1287058.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants402614.650--1821681411-515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226260.508
223Houston Astros382315.6052.01621253710-913-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1245965.476
346Cincinnati Reds352015.5713.51551213414-76-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1277948.622
457Los Angeles Dodgers372116.5683.5155133229-712-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1247450.597
5920Atlanta Braves351520.4298.514313949-126-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1266165.484
61122San Diego Padres371423.37810.5127174-472-1112-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1254679.368