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Sunday May 20,1973This 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 1973-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2California Angels4BoxClyde WrightDon StanhouseDave Sells
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox9BoxWilbur WoodBill Hands(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox0BoxRay CorbinEddie FisherKen Sanders
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians2BoxFred BeeneDick BosmanSparky Lyle
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians3BoxMike KekichBrent StromSparky Lyle
Detroit Tigers0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFrank LinzyMickey Lolich(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim PerryGary RyersonJohn Hiller
Kansas City Royals8Oakland Athletics2BoxPaul SplittorffBlue Moon Odom(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroGeorge Culver(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Atlanta Braves3BoxAl DowningGary Gentry(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds1BoxFred NormanRoss Grimsley(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDon GullettMike CaldwellTom Hall
San Francisco Giants7Houston Astros8BoxJim YorkSam McDowell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos4BoxBalor MooreBob GibsonMike Marshall
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos3BoxReggie ClevelandBill StonemanWayne Granger

Standings as of 1973-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Detroit Tigers382018.526--141134711-89-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1246559.524
2713Baltimore Orioles341717.5001.0115103129-118-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1288048.625
3814New York Yankees371819.4861.5165144217-1011-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1256263.496
4915Milwaukee Brewers361719.4722.0133145-128-99-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1265769.452
51019Boston Red Sox331419.4243.5145151-65-109-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1297554.581
61120Cleveland Indians391623.4104.5129173-448-118-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1235568.447
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox342113.618--1581362211-510-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1285672.438
224California Angels352114.6000.5127113149-712-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1275869.457
336Kansas City Royals392316.5900.51981633513-610-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1236558.528
4511Minnesota Twins351817.5143.5160162-210-108-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1276364.496
5612Oakland Athletics392019.5133.51761611512-98-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1237449.602
61223Texas Rangers351223.3439.5112174-624-148-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1274582.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago Cubs402416.600--1801493112-912-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1215368.438
269New York Mets351916.5432.5129126311-58-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1266363.500
4817Pittsburgh Pirates331518.4555.517016379-96-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1296564.504
3716Montreal Expos331518.4555.5126163-378-127-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1296465.496
51021Philadelphia Phillies371423.3788.5125168-435-139-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1255768.456
61224St. Louis Cardinals361224.33310.0134159-256-136-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1266957.548
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros412615.634--1751344110-916-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1215665.463
223San Francisco Giants432617.6051.01911811011-815-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1196257.521
347Cincinnati Reds392316.5902.01741334114-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1237647.618
458Los Angeles Dodgers412318.5613.01751482711-912-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1207248.600
5918Atlanta Braves391722.4368.0158159-19-127-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1225963.484
61122San Diego Padres411526.36611.0139193-543-1412-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1214576.372


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lloyd AllenP23.012Traded by Angels with Jim Spencer to Rangers for Rick Stelmaszek, Rich Hand and Mike Epstein. 
Mike Epstein1B30.046Traded by Rangers with Rick Stelmaszek and Rich Hand to Angels for Lloyd Allen and Jim Spencer. 
Rich HandP24.314Traded by Rangers with Rick Stelmaszek and Mike Epstein to Angels for Lloyd Allen and Jim Spencer. 
Jim Spencer1B25.295Traded by Angels with Lloyd Allen to Rangers for Rick Stelmaszek, Rich Hand and Mike Epstein. 
Rick StelmaszekC24.224Traded by Rangers with Rich Hand and Mike Epstein to Angels for Lloyd Allen and Jim Spencer.