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Thursday May 31,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels7Boston Red Sox6BoxRich HandBobby BolinDave Sells
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox10BoxEddie FisherJim Perry(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Royals4BoxGene GarberMike Cuellar(none)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDick WoodsonJim ColbornKen Sanders
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees0BoxKen HoltzmanMel StottlemyreRollie Fingers
Cleveland Indians5Texas Rangers9BoxSonny SiebertBrent StromBill Gogolewski
Houston Astros8Chicago Cubs16BoxFergie JenkinsDave RobertsBob Locker
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxNelson BrilesGary Gentry(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRoss GrimsleyBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Detroit Tigers462521.543--175168712-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1166056.517
2611New York Yankees472423.5111.5215192239-1215-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1155659.487
3815Baltimore Orioles412021.4882.5138134412-138-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1217744.636
4916Boston Red Sox432023.4653.519018917-1213-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1196950.580
51019Cleveland Indians472027.4265.5171213-4211-159-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1155164.443
61120Milwaukee Brewers451926.4225.5159183-249-1110-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1175562.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox422715.643--1991633611-516-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1205070.417
226Minnesota Twins442519.5683.02031921113-1012-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1185662.475
338California Angels442420.5454.0154154012-1312-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1185563.466
4510Kansas City Royals502723.5404.02462133314-1013-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1126151.545
5713Oakland Athletics482424.5006.02111921913-1411-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1147044.614
61223Texas Rangers431528.34912.5155223-685-1810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1194277.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs493019.612--2311765516-1114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1124765.420
2612Pittsburgh Pirates422121.5005.52071951210-1011-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1205961.492
3714New York Mets432122.4886.0161162-113-108-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1186157.517
4817Montreal Expos411922.4637.0157200-4311-158-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1216061.496
5918St. Louis Cardinals441925.4328.5162174-127-1312-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1186256.525
61021Philadelphia Phillies461927.4139.5166208-429-1610-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1165264.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants523220.615--2372132413-919-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1105654.509
234Los Angeles Dodgers503020.6001.02261784811-919-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1116546.586
345Houston Astros512922.5692.52161922413-1516-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1115358.477
457Cincinnati Reds482721.5633.01971692815-912-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1147242.632
51122Atlanta Braves481830.37512.0174194-209-198-12L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1135855.513
61224San Diego Padres501733.34014.0164237-734-1513-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1124369.384


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rob GardnerP28.163Purchased by Brewers from Athletics.