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Games on 1973-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Baltimore Orioles10BoxBob ReynoldsBill Champion(none)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers2BoxMilt WilcoxMike StrahlerTom Hilgendorf
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins4BoxDick DragoRay CorbinGene Garber
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees1BoxRay CulpSparky LyleBob Veale
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees0BoxRoger MoretDoc Medich(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics1BoxBill SingerDave HamiltonDave Sells
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers0BoxCy AcostaSteve Dunning(none)
Chicago White Sox6Texas Rangers2BoxBart JohnsonJim KremmelTerry Forster
Houston Astros11Atlanta Braves4BoxJ.R. RichardRon ReedJim Crawford
Houston Astros12Atlanta Braves8BoxJim RayJim Panther(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs3BoxJack AkerBill Wilson(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom BradleyPedro BorbonElias Sosa
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRich TroedsonAl DowningMike Caldwell
New York Mets5Montreal Expos7BoxJoe GilbertBuzz CapraMike Marshall
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals11BoxTom MurphyBob Moose(none)

Standings as of 1973-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees824636.561--3532995417-2129-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I803446.425
237Baltimore Orioles744034.5412.02942425219-2121-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium885731.648
3814Boston Red Sox763937.5134.03323082417-1922-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park865036.581
4915Detroit Tigers804139.5134.0301306-520-2221-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium824438.537
51016Milwaukee Brewers793940.4945.5333331222-1917-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium833548.422
61223Cleveland Indians802852.35017.0294419-12514-2614-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium824339.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics824537.549--3652927321-1924-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum804931.613
248Minnesota Twins764135.5391.03393142525-1516-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium864046.465
359Chicago White Sox784236.5381.03313201122-1720-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park843549.417
4611California Angels784137.5262.0266261520-1921-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium843846.452
5712Kansas City Royals844440.5242.03963781822-2122-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium784434.564
61122Texas Rangers772750.35115.5266400-1349-2618-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium853055.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs834934.590--3633135025-1824-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field782850.359
2613St. Louis Cardinals794138.5196.03223012114-2127-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II834043.482
3717Montreal Expos763739.4878.5319343-2416-2421-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park864244.488
4818Philadelphia Phillies793742.46810.03513391216-2721-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium833449.410
5919Pittsburgh Pirates783642.46210.5339374-3514-2222-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium844440.524
61020New York Mets763343.43412.5277311-3418-2415-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium854936.576
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers845133.607--3812988324-1727-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium774433.571
233San Francisco Giants844836.5713.04053812423-1925-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park784038.513
346Houston Astros844638.5485.03723195320-2126-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome783642.462
4510Cincinnati Reds814338.5316.5326325121-1922-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium815625.691
51121Atlanta Braves853649.42415.5363391-2815-2920-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium764036.526
61224San Diego Padres812853.34621.5256379-12310-2818-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium813249.395