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Games on 1973-07-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles9BoxJim PalmerDick Bosman(none)
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles5BoxBob ReynoldsBrent Strom(none)
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers4BoxJohn HillerBill Lee(none)
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals2BoxSteve BusbyTerry Forster(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins8BoxBert BlylevenDave Hamilton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Yankees7BoxLindy McDanielCarlos Velazquez(none)
California Angels2Texas Rangers5BoxJim MerrittClyde Wright(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Chicago Cubs6BoxNelson BrilesLarry GuraDave Giusti
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds12BoxJack BillinghamCarl Morton(none)
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJuan PizarroAl Downing(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTom WalkerBucky BrandonMike Marshall
San Diego Padres6San Francisco Giants2BoxBill GreifJuan Marichal(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxTom SeaverRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1973-07-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1035944.573--4363587820-2539-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I592138.356
225Baltimore Orioles965442.5631.54053258027-2427-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium664323.652
359Boston Red Sox985246.5314.54273913623-2329-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park643727.578
4712Detroit Tigers995148.5156.0398399-121-2730-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium633429.540
51018Milwaukee Brewers984751.4809.5429424525-2422-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium642737.422
61223Cleveland Indians1023666.35322.5397547-15020-3616-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium603525.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Oakland Athletics1015645.554--4643818328-2528-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum613823.623
247Kansas City Royals1045747.5480.54944672728-2629-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium583127.534
3610Minnesota Twins995247.5253.04364092728-1924-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium632934.460
4815Chicago White Sox1015051.4956.0401420-1926-2524-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park612734.443
5917California Angels994851.4857.0356373-1725-2823-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium633132.492
61122Texas Rangers983761.37817.5354503-14912-3425-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium642044.313
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals995346.535--4003604020-2433-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II632835.444
2511Chicago Cubs1005248.5201.54244022227-2425-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field612536.410
3714Montreal Expos944747.5003.5417429-1222-2925-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park683236.471
4816Pittsburgh Pirates974849.4954.0427445-1821-2727-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium653233.492
5919Philadelphia Phillies1004654.4607.5428424422-2924-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium622537.403
61020New York Mets964353.4488.5352393-4126-3017-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium653926.600
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1036439.621--45535410128-2036-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583127.534
222Cincinnati Reds1015843.5745.04223804225-2033-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium614120.672
334San Francisco Giants1025844.5695.54854414427-2231-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park603030.500
4613Houston Astros1045351.51011.54474173025-3028-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome582929.500
51121Atlanta Braves1034459.42720.0449499-5021-3222-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium583226.552
61224San Diego Padres1013467.33729.0326488-16214-3520-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium612635.426


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ed CrosbySS-3B24.062Traded by Cardinals with Gene Dusen to Reds for Roe Skidmore and Ed Sprague. 
Ed SpragueP27.314Traded by Reds with Roe Skidmore to Cardinals for Gene Dusen and Ed Crosby.