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Wednesday September 5,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox7BoxRoger MoretMike CuellarBobby Bolin
Oakland Athletics11California Angels8BoxCatfish HunterRudy MayRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers7Cleveland Indians3BoxLerrin LaGrowTom TimmermannFred Scherman
Cincinnati Reds9Houston Astros3BoxClay CarrollKen Forsch(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets4BoxRay SadeckiWayne TwitchellTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxAlan FosterJohn MorlanDiego Segui
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres4BoxBill GreifJoe Niekro(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants7BoxJim BarrDoug Rau(none)

Standings as of 1973-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1367957.581--60747113639-3240-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium26188.692
247Boston Red Sox1407763.5504.06365726437-3440-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park221210.545
358Detroit Tigers1407466.5297.0565571-633-3641-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium221111.500
4611New York Yankees1397069.50410.55605263425-4445-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I231013.435
5916Milwaukee Brewers1386771.48613.06226111130-3537-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium24717.292
61122Cleveland Indians1416081.42621.5589714-12531-4129-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium211110.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1388157.587--64352212140-3141-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum241311.542
236Kansas City Royals1387662.5515.0651658-734-3442-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium241212.500
3713Chicago White Sox1396970.49612.5570579-931-3538-35W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park23815.348
4815Minnesota Twins1376770.48913.56195833637-3230-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium251411.560
51020California Angels1346272.46317.0495537-4229-3933-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium281711.607
61224Texas Rangers1384791.34134.0513726-21320-5027-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienArlington Stadium241014.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1407268.514--5665313535-3537-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II22913.409
2510Montreal Expos1336766.5041.5575574131-3736-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park291217.414
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1366769.4933.0570590-2029-3538-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium261313.500
4817New York Mets1396673.4755.5520521-131-3735-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium22166.727
5918Chicago Cubs1376572.4745.5532563-3133-3932-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field241212.500
61121Philadelphia Phillies1406377.4509.0566607-4130-4033-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium22814.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1398455.604--6285369243-2841-27W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium23158.652
222Los Angeles Dodgers1418358.5892.05724769639-3244-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium20128.600
335San Francisco Giants1387959.5724.56265636336-3043-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park24915.375
4612Houston Astros1427171.50014.55915761536-3635-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome20119.550
51019Atlanta Braves1396574.46819.0675675034-4030-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium221111.500
61223San Diego Padres1384989.35534.5452661-20920-4529-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium241113.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al ClosterP30.082Traded by Yankees with Dave Cheadle, Wayne Nordhagen and Frank Tepedino to Braves for Pat Dobson. 
Coco Laboy3B34.064Released by Expos.