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Friday, August 31,1973

Friday, August 31,1973

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 California Angels 2 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Bill Singer Cy Acosta 13,305 2:37
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Cleveland Indians 6 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mike Kekich Mickey Lolich Tom Hilgendorf 18,442 2:39
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Oakland Athletics 10 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rollie Fingers Doug Bird -- 36,242 2:42
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Boston Red Sox 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Carlos Velazquez Luis Tiant Eduardo Rodriguez 0 2:33
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Boston Red Sox 4 Milwaukee Brewers 5 box | pbp County Stadium Eduardo Rodriguez Bobby Bolin -- 22,198 4:08
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Baltimore Orioles 2 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mel Stottlemyre Jim Palmer -- 20,499 2:27
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Minnesota Twins 11 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Danny Fife Jim Merritt Ray Corbin 4,445 2:56
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Houston Astros 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tom Griffin Jim Brewer -- 31,395 2:31
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Montreal Expos 5 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Rogers Jim Lonborg Mike Marshall 14,171 2:51
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Jim Rooker Rick Reuschel -- 0 2:18
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Chicago Cubs 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Johnson Fergie Jenkins Ramon Hernandez 35,884 2:40
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Cincinnati Reds 10 San Diego Padres 4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Don Gullett Bill Greif Clay Carroll 9,518 2:50
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 Atlanta Braves 10 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Roric Harrison Ron Bryant -- 7,750 3:19
1973 reg season 1973-08-31 New York Mets 6 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tug McGraw Diego Segui -- 28,594 2:41
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 0.0 569 439 130 L1 36-29 40-25 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1973 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 134 72 62 .537 6.0 595 541 54 L3 35-34 37-28 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1973 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 135 71 64 .526 7.5 547 557 -10 L2 32-36 39-28 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1973 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 135 69 66 .511 9.5 549 510 39 W1 24-43 45-23 4 6 9 -- dnq
1973 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 133 66 67 .496 11.5 596 576 20 W4 30-35 36-32 5 7 13 -- dnq
1973 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 135 57 78 .422 21.5 560 679 -119 W2 28-39 29-39 6 11 22 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 133 79 54 .594 0.0 613 492 121 W1 38-28 41-26 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Mets)
1973 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 134 74 60 .552 5.5 630 627 3 L1 34-34 40-26 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1973 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 15.0 592 569 23 W2 34-31 30-38 3 8 16 -- dnq
1973 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 134 64 70 .478 15.5 523 562 -39 W1 31-35 33-35 4 9 17 -- dnq
1973 AL West California Angels franchise | log 129 61 68 .473 16.0 473 501 -28 L1 29-37 32-31 5 10 19 -- dnq
1973 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 133 46 87 .346 33.0 495 689 -194 L3 20-47 26-40 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 East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 134 68 66 .507 0.0 537 510 27 L1 32-34 36-32 1 4 10 Yes dnq
1973 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 1.0 553 564 -11 W2 29-35 36-30 2 6 12 -- dnq
1973 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 129 63 66 .488 2.5 544 565 -21 W1 29-37 34-29 3 7 14 -- dnq
1973 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 133 64 69 .481 3.5 523 551 -28 L3 32-36 32-33 4 8 15 -- dnq
1973 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 133 62 71 .466 5.5 493 506 -13 W1 30-36 32-35 5 10 20 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1973 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 134 62 72 .463 6.0 554 565 -11 L1 29-37 33-35 6 11 21 -- 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 136 83 53 .610 0.0 563 444 119 L1 39-29 44-24 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 134 79 55 .590 3.0 594 520 74 W2 38-28 41-27 2 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Mets)
1973 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 73 59 .553 8.0 584 543 41 L1 36-30 37-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 137 69 68 .504 14.5 567 551 16 W1 34-36 35-32 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1973 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 18.5 651 647 4 W2 32-36 30-35 5 9 18 -- dnq
1973 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 48 85 .361 33.5 442 639 -197 L4 20-45 28-40 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Paul Chicago Cubs Hist Traded from Texas Rangers to Chicago Cubs for Larry Gura (11/14/1973)
Steve Foucault Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)