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Friday May 18,1973This 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 1973-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1California Angels7BoxBill SingerMike Paul(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox0BoxJim KaatRich Gossage(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians2BoxOrlando PenaDick Tidrow(none)
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxTom TimmermannMarty PattinJohn Hiller
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Yankees5BoxSkip LockwoodSparky LyleFrank Linzy
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics5BoxKen HoltzmanSteve Busby(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves2BoxAndy MessersmithRoric HarrisonJim Brewer
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJack BillinghamBill Greif(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros3BoxDave RobertsJim Willoughby(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets4BoxTom SeaverLuke Walker(none)
Chicago Cubs9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxFergie JenkinsDick Ruthven(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Detroit Tigers351817.514--13212849-79-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1276760.528
3713Milwaukee Brewers331617.4851.0127136-98-98-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1295871.450
2814Baltimore Orioles331617.4851.0112102109-117-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1298148.628
4915New York Yankees341618.4711.5150133175-911-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1286464.500
51018Boston Red Sox321418.4382.5144148-45-99-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1307555.577
61119Cleveland Indians361521.4173.5118158-408-117-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1265670.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox312011.645--1461222411-59-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1315774.435
227California Angels331914.5762.011411049-710-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1296069.465
338Kansas City Royals372116.5682.01851592611-610-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1256758.536
4410Oakland Athletics372017.5413.01721482412-98-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257451.592
5612Minnesota Twins321616.5004.5146150-48-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1306565.500
61223Texas Rangers331221.3649.0109161-524-128-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1294584.349
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago Cubs382315.605--1731403311-812-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1235469.439
269New York Mets341915.5592.0128122611-58-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1276364.496
3716Montreal Expos311417.4525.5119155-368-126-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1316566.496
4817Pittsburgh Pirates321418.4386.016616248-96-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1306664.508
51021Philadelphia Phillies351322.3718.5116161-455-138-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1275869.457
61224St. Louis Cardinals341123.32410.0126152-265-126-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1287058.547
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants412615.634--1831711211-615-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1216259.512
223Houston Astros392415.6151.01651263910-914-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1235865.472
345Cincinnati Reds362115.5832.51601253514-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1267848.619
456Los Angeles Dodgers382216.5792.51581352310-712-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1237350.593
5920Atlanta Braves361521.4178.514514239-126-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1256164.488
61122San Diego Padres381424.36810.5131179-482-1212-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1244678.371