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Thursday, May 17,1973

Thursday, May 17,1973

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Oakland Athletics 4 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Catfish Hunter Rudy May -- 11,481 2:02
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Baltimore Orioles 4 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Palmer Gaylord Perry -- 3,196 2:10
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Boston Red Sox 0 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Perry John Curtis -- 9,236 2:11
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Chicago White Sox 5 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Wilbur Wood Dick Woodson Cy Acosta 7,577 2:41
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Milwaukee Brewers 2 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Lindy McDaniel Chris Short -- 7,116 2:41
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Kansas City Royals 6 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Wayne Simpson Sonny Siebert Gene Garber 5,522 2:06
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 St. Louis Cardinals 6 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Diego Segui Jack Aker Rich Folkers 8,715 2:43
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Don Sutton Pedro Borbon Pete Richert 11,433 2:21
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Atlanta Braves 1 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Ken Forsch Pat Dobson -- 9,106 2:10
1973 reg season 1973-05-17 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Moose Steve Carlton Jim Rooker 6,885 1:57
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 34 17 17 .500 0.0 127 124 3 W3 9-7 8-10 1 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 33 16 17 .485 0.5 145 127 18 W2 5-9 11-8 2 6 12 -- dnq
1973 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 1.0 106 100 6 W1 8-11 7-6 3 9 15 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 1.0 121 131 -10 L2 7-9 8-8 4 8 14 -- dnq
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 1.5 140 143 -3 L2 5-8 9-9 5 10 18 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 35 15 20 .429 2.5 116 152 -36 L2 8-11 7-9 6 11 19 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 20 10 .667 0.0 146 119 27 W1 11-5 9-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 36 21 15 .583 2.0 181 154 27 W1 11-5 10-10 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 3.0 107 109 -2 L1 9-7 9-7 3 3 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 36 19 17 .528 4.0 167 144 23 W1 12-9 7-8 4 4 10 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 5.5 143 150 -7 L1 7-9 8-7 5 7 13 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 9.0 108 154 -46 L1 4-11 8-9 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 0.0 164 138 26 L2 10-8 12-7 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 33 18 15 .545 2.0 124 119 5 W1 11-5 7-10 2 6 9 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 5.0 119 155 -36 L2 8-12 6-5 3 7 16 -- dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 5.0 163 158 5 W1 8-8 6-9 4 8 17 -- dnq
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 7.5 114 152 -38 L1 5-13 8-8 5 10 21 -- dnq
1973 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 34 11 23 .324 9.5 126 152 -26 W3 5-12 6-11 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 40 26 14 .650 0.0 182 168 14 L1 11-5 15-9 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 38 23 15 .605 2.0 162 125 37 W1 10-9 13-6 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 35 20 15 .571 3.5 155 121 34 L2 14-7 6-8 3 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 37 21 16 .568 3.5 155 133 22 W2 9-7 12-9 4 5 7 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 35 15 20 .429 8.5 143 139 4 L1 9-12 6-8 5 9 20 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 37 14 23 .378 10.5 127 174 -47 W1 2-11 12-12 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)