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Wednesday September 26,1973This 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 1973-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Baltimore Orioles4BoxDon HoodMickey Lolich(none)
Texas Rangers4California Angels5BoxDave SellsJim Merritt(none)
Kansas City Royals6Chicago White Sox2BoxPaul SplittorffStan BahnsenDoug Bird
Boston Red Sox0Cleveland Indians1BoxGaylord PerryBill Lee(none)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim ColbornSam McDowell(none)
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics1BoxBert BlylevenCatfish Hunter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Atlanta Braves8BoxCharlie HoughRoric HarrisonDoug Rau
San Diego Padres5Cincinnati Reds1BoxRandy JonesRoss Grimsley(none)
San Francisco Giants0Houston Astros5BoxDave RobertsJuan Marichal(none)
Montreal Expos8New York Mets5BoxMike MarshallHarry Parker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxBob MooseJim LonborgBob Johnson
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRick WiseBill Bonham(none)

Standings as of 1973-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1579562.605--72153718447-3448-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium523.400
247Boston Red Sox1588573.53810.57106367441-4044-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park4401.000
358Detroit Tigers1588375.52512.5628660-3236-4147-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422.500
4715New York Yankees1587781.48718.56276012629-5148-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I431.750
51019Milwaukee Brewers1577483.47121.0697701-434-4340-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium505.000
61122Cleveland Indians1586989.43726.5661795-13435-4234-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1599267.579--74760813944-3748-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321.667
235Kansas City Royals1588771.5514.5742740239-3848-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium413.250
3610Minnesota Twins1588078.50611.57246794543-3437-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium413.250
4817California Angels1587682.48115.5616643-2736-4540-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium431.750
5918Chicago White Sox1587583.47516.5642692-5036-4239-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park422.500
61224Texas Rangers15955104.34637.0610833-22322-5933-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium321.667
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1588078.506--5935811237-4043-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium321.667
2612Pittsburgh Pirates1577978.5030.5683675839-4240-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium514.200
3713Montreal Expos1557778.4971.5647655-834-4143-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park725.286
4814St. Louis Cardinals1587781.4873.06286012738-4339-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II4401.000
5916Chicago Cubs1577681.4843.5607638-3136-4440-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field413.250
61121Philadelphia Phillies1587088.44310.0637702-6532-4538-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium413.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1589761.614--71660411248-3249-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium422.500
223Los Angeles Dodgers1609367.5815.066756110643-3650-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium12-12.000
336San Francisco Giants1598673.54111.57246834139-3947-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park321.667
4511Houston Astros1608179.50617.06766621440-3941-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome211.500
51020Atlanta Braves1557283.46523.5753752136-4535-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium642.667
61223San Diego Padres1575899.36938.5531748-21727-5131-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium523.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick SelmaP29.327Purchased by Angels from Cardinals.