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Wednesday May 16, 1973
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American League pitching statistics through games of Wednesday, May 16, 1973

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
California      18  13  2.84   31  18   2   282   231  105   89   17  114  221
Baltimore       14  17  2.94   31  13   2   284   222   99   93   31   82  125
Milwaukee       15  16  3.28   31   6   4   285   256  127  104   17  136  110
Chicago         19  10  3.33   29  12  10   262   254  115   97   18  108  148
New York        15  17  3.42   32   8   8   279   284  125  106   24   85  135
Detroit         16  17  3.44   33  10   8   301   275  124  115   28   79  154
Oakland         18  17  3.54   35  12   6   321   257  144  126   30  115  185
Cleveland       15  19  3.75   34  12   5   305   287  148  127   30  115  207
Kansas City     20  15  3.84   35  10   8   317   308  153  135   19  144  160
Boston          14  16  4.14   30   9   6   267   277  142  123   36  112  176
Minnesota       15  15  4.35   30   8   8   265   273  145  128   23   78  155
Texas           12  19  4.43   31   4   6   270   289  148  133   22  123  140

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Holtzman (OAK)     7   2  1.26   9   9   7   0   1   79   48   15   11    5   14   48
Rudy May (CAL)         4   2  1.60   7   6   4   0   4   45   28   10    8    3   13   29
Wilbur Wood (CHI)      8   3  1.75  11  11   7   0   3   92   76   28   18    4   17   48
Bill Singer (CAL)      6   1  1.76   8   8   5   0   1   72   44   16   14    1   25   70
Jim Palmer (BAL)       3   2  2.09   7   7   3   0   2   52   42   13   12    2   11   27
Jim Perry (DET)        4   2  2.18   7   7   2   0   0   54   46   17   13    5    7   17
Doyle Alexander (BAL)  3   0  2.23   7   5   2   0   0   44   28   13   11    4   13   20
Joe Coleman (DET)      7   2  2.25   9   9   4   0   1   68   62   18   17    5   16   30
Gaylord Perry (CLE)    5   4  2.25   9   9   8   0   2   76   58   24   19    5   22   56
B. Dal Canton (KC)     2   2  2.32   9   2   1   2   0   43   36   16   11    4   21   14

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Eddie Watt             3   2  1.74   5   0   0   0   0   10    6    2    2    1    5    5
Jim Palmer             3   2  2.09   7   7   3   0   2   52   42   13   12    2   11   27
Doyle Alexander        3   0  2.23   7   5   2   0   0   44   28   13   11    4   13   20
Dave McNally           3   5  2.33   9   9   6   0   1   70   53   20   18    4   15   20
Grant Jackson          0   0  2.38   7   0   0   1   0   11    6    4    3    2    6    3
Bob Reynolds           1   2  2.84   5   0   0   0   0   13   13    4    4    0    4    5
Orlando Pena           0   1  3.12   6   2   0   1   0   26   18    9    9    5    4   20
Mike Cuellar           1   5  5.24   8   8   2   0   0   57   54   33   33   12   22   23
Mickey Scott           0   0  5.40   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    1    1    1    2    2

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bobby Bolin            1   0  0.00  10   0   0   1   0    8    7    0    0    0    4    5
Roger Moret            1   0  0.00   3   1   0   0   0   15   10    1    0    0    9   12
Bill Lee               3   0  2.34   8   4   1   1   0   50   44   13   13    3   17   30
Bob Veale              1   0  2.84  10   0   0   4   0   13    9    6    4    1    5    6
John Curtis            1   3  3.23   8   5   1   0   0   39   38   24   14    3   22   20
Luis Tiant             4   4  4.25   9   9   5   0   0   66   56   32   31   13   27   47
Mike Garman            0   0  5.40   2   0   0   0   0    3    5    2    2    0    2    4
Marty Pattin           2   6  6.40   8   8   2   0   0   45   59   35   32    9   15   29
Sonny Siebert          0   1  7.71   2   0   0   0   0    2    5    2    2    1    1    5
Lynn McGlothen         1   2  8.22   6   3   0   0   0   23   39   23   21    6    8   16
Craig Skok             0   0 10.80   1   0   0   0   0    3    5    4    4    0    2    2

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Dave Sells             2   0  1.42   8   0   0   0   0   13   12    4    2    0    7    6
Rudy May               4   2  1.60   7   6   4   0   4   45   28   10    8    3   13   29
Bill Singer            6   1  1.76   8   8   5   0   1   72   44   16   14    1   25   70
Nolan Ryan             5   3  2.71  10   9   5   1   1   73   52   26   22    6   40   82
Ron Perranoski         0   2  3.00   6   0   0   0   0    9    8    3    3    0    5    5
Steve Barber           0   0  3.27   8   0   0   0   0   11   12    6    4    1    7    8
Clyde Wright           1   5  4.01   8   8   4   0   0   52   61   27   23    6   10   17
Lloyd Allen            0   0 11.74   4   0   0   1   0    8   14   10   10    0    5    4
Terry Wilshusen        0   0 81.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    0    3    3    0    2    0

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Wilbur Wood            8   3  1.75  11  11   7   0   3   92   76   28   18    4   17   48
Terry Forster          1   0  2.03  13   0   0   8   0   27   20    7    6    1   15   23
Cy Acosta              1   0  2.45   5   0   0   1   0    7    7    2    2    0    3    4
Stan Bahnsen           5   2  3.05   9   9   3   0   0   62   60   25   21    4   32   29
Eddie Fisher           4   2  4.46   7   7   1   0   0   38   43   21   19    4   14   20
Steve Stone            0   1  6.32   7   0   0   1   0   16   18   11   11    1   13   13
Dennis O'Toole         0   0  7.71   2   0   0   0   0    2    6    2    2    2    1    3
Bart Johnson           0   0  9.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    4    3    2    0    0    0
Rich Gossage           0   2  9.39   4   2   1   0   0   15   20   16   16    2   13    8

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Hilgendorf         0   0  0.77   7   0   0   0   0   12    8    2    1    1    2    7
Dick Bosman            0   0  1.23   1   1   0   0   0    7    9    1    1    0    1    2
Ray Lamb               1   1  1.54   9   0   0   1   0   23   18    4    4    2   12   19
Gaylord Perry          5   4  2.25   9   9   8   0   2   76   58   24   19    5   22   56
Dick Tidrow            4   4  3.93   9   9   2   0   1   53   44   26   23    5   18   31
Brent Strom            1   4  3.98   9   8   1   0   0   54   62   27   24    7   14   39
Milt Wilcox            2   0  4.63   7   4   1   0   0   35   28   19   18    2   13   25
Jerry Johnson          2   2  5.17  13   0   0   3   0   16   21   12    9    1   11   10
Steve Dunning          0   2  6.50   4   3   0   0   0   18   17   15   13    2   13   10
Steve Mingori          0   0  9.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    3    2    2    1    1    1
Ed Farmer              0   2 10.80   8   0   0   1   0    7   14   11    8    3    3    4
Mike Kilkenny          0   0 22.50   5   0   0   0   0    2    5    5    5    1    5    3

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Chuck Seelbach         0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    1    1
Jim Perry              4   2  2.18   7   7   2   0   0   54   46   17   13    5    7   17
Joe Coleman            7   2  2.25   9   9   4   0   1   68   62   18   17    5   16   30
Fred Scherman          0   0  2.38   6   0   0   0   0   11   10    3    3    0    5    7
John Hiller            1   2  3.45  11   0   0   5   0   16   10    6    6    1    5   12
Lerrin LaGrow          0   3  3.74  10   0   0   2   0   22   15    9    9    2    9   10
Tom Timmerman          0   1  4.15   9   1   0   1   0   22   19   10   10    2    7   13
Mickey Lolich          2   4  4.19  10  10   4   0   0   73   75   37   34    8   20   46
Woodie Fryman          2   3  5.87   6   6   0   0   0   31   33   21   20    5    9   18
Dave Lemanczyk         0   0 11.57   1   0   0   0   0    2    4    3    3    0    0    0

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Gene Garber            3   1  1.38  10   0   0   5   0   26   23    5    4    0    3   11
Doug Bird              0   0  1.50   3   0   0   0   0    6    5    1    1    1    2    9
Bruce Dal Canton       2   2  2.32   9   2   1   2   0   43   36   16   11    4   21   14
Paul Splittorff        6   2  2.56   9   9   4   0   1   70   58   25   20    2   17   31
Ken Wright             1   1  4.50   8   3   0   0   0   20   23   12   10    0   22   16
Steve Busby            3   4  4.57   8   8   1   0   1   41   41   24   21    3   21   28
Wayne Simpson          2   2  5.30   6   6   1   0   0   37   36   23   22    1   22   15
Dick Drago             3   3  5.32   8   7   3   0   0   46   56   28   27    4   16   22
Tom Burgmeier          0   0  5.40   6   0   0   1   0   10   13    6    6    2    4    4
Mike Jackson           0   0  6.75   7   0   0   0   0   17   17   13   13    2   16   10

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Colborn            3   1  2.45   9   3   1   1   0   48   36   20   13    4   19   15
Skip Lockwood          2   2  2.79   9   4   0   0   0   29   30   12    9    0   13   18
Jim Slaton             2   3  3.02   8   8   2   0   1   48   51   17   16    2   16    8
Ray Newman             2   1  3.12  10   0   0   1   0   17   18    6    6    2    4   10
Jerry Bell             4   3  3.19  11   7   3   1   0   62   51   27   22    5   30   23
Chris Short            1   0  3.60   5   0   0   0   0   10    8    4    4    0    9    3
Bill Champion          0   2  3.64   9   1   0   0   0   30   27   12   12    3   13   19
Gary Ryerson           0   0  4.02   5   3   0   0   0   16   13    9    7    0    6    6
Frank Linzy            0   2  4.09   9   0   0   1   0   11   12    5    5    1    3    6
Bill Parsons           1   2  6.00   6   5   0   0   0   15   10   15   10    0   23    2

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Corbin             0   1  2.63   9   1   0   3   0   27   20    8    8    0    5   11
Dick Woodson           2   1  3.33   4   4   1   0   1   24   18   10    9    1   11   14
Bert Blyleven          3   6  3.78   9   9   4   0   0   64   74   37   27    5   17   51
Bill Hands             4   3  4.17   8   8   2   0   0   54   55   27   25    5   11   27
Dave Goltz             1   0  4.22   6   0   0   0   0   11   12    5    5    0    5    4
Jim Kaat               4   2  4.47   8   8   1   0   0   54   60   29   27    8    8   33
Ken Sanders            1   2  6.00  12   0   0   5   0   21   18   15   14    2   12   11
Joe Decker             0   0 10.80   3   0   0   0   0    7   10    8    8    2    6    3
Jim Strickland         0   0 22.50   3   0   0   0   0    2    6    6    5    0    3    1

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Sparky Lyle            0   2  2.18   9   0   0   4   0   21   16    8    5    3    3   19
Mel Stottlemyre        5   4  2.73   9   9   4   0   1   63   56   25   19    4   21   32
Doc Medich             3   1  2.88   6   6   2   0   1   41   38   15   13    4    5   27
Fred Beene             0   0  3.18   3   0   0   0   0    6    6    2    2    1    2    1
Fritz Peterson         3   5  3.44   8   8   0   0   0   50   60   23   19    4   13   22
Steve Kline            3   4  3.63   8   8   2   0   1   52   47   24   21    4   20   10
Lindy McDaniel         1   1  3.76  11   0   0   4   0   26   27   11   11    3    9   17
Casey Cox              0   0  6.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    5    3    2    0    1    0
Jim Magnuson           0   0  6.00   5   0   0   0   0   15   25   10   10    1    5    6
Mike Kekich            0   0 10.80   2   1   0   0   0    3    4    4    4    0    6    1

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Holtzman           7   2  1.26   9   9   7   0   1   79   48   15   11    5   14   48
Rollie Fingers         0   3  1.63  10   2   0   2   0   28   17    9    5    1   11   21
Horacio Pina           3   1  2.83  12   0   0   2   0   29   19    9    9    2   10   21
Rob Gardner            0   0  3.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    3    1    1    1    2    1
Darold Knowles         1   2  3.18  11   0   0   1   0   17   13    6    6    0   11    8
Vida Blue              3   1  4.06   6   6   2   0   0   44   35   20   20    2   18   22
Catfish Hunter         3   2  4.19   9   9   1   0   0   62   59   33   29   11   15   31
Blue Moon Odom         1   6  5.98   9   9   2   0   0   47   43   34   31    5   28   29
Paul Lindblad          0   0 10.22   7   0   0   1   0   12   20   17   14    3    6    4

 Texas                 W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Sonny Siebert          1   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    5    3    0    0    0    2    3
Steve Foucault         2   2  1.96  11   0   0   5   0   18   17    5    4    1   12    8
Rich Hand              2   2  4.06   7   6   1   0   0   38   43   21   17    1   14   14
Don Stanhouse          0   3  4.11   9   3   0   0   0   31   30   16   14    2   20   19
Bill Gogolewski        0   1  4.15  10   0   0   1   0   26   24   12   12    4   13   20
Dick Bosman            2   5  4.24   7   7   1   0   1   40   42   24   19    6   17   14
Charlie Hudson         2   0  4.96   7   0   0   0   0   16   13    9    9    0    7   14
Steve Dunning          0   0  5.06   2   0   0   0   0    5    5    3    3    0    5    5
Mike Paul              3   2  5.20  10   7   1   0   0   36   48   22   21    4   11   19
Pete Broberg           0   4  5.44   7   7   1   0   0   41   43   26   25    2   20   15
Jim Merritt            0   0  6.23   7   0   0   0   0   13   21   10    9    2    2    9

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League Leaders

Wins:

  W. Wood (CHI)             8
  J. Coleman (DET)          7
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         7
  B. Singer (CAL)           6
  P. Splittorff (KC)        6
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)          5
  G. Perry (CLE)            5
  N. Ryan (CAL)             5
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       5
  J. Bell (MIL)             4

Losses:

  B. Blyleven (MIN)         6
  B. Odom (OAK)             6
  M. Pattin (BOS)           6
  D. Bosman (CLE)           5
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          5
  D. McNally (BAL)          5
  F. Peterson (NY)          5
  C. Wright (CAL)           5
  P. Broberg (TEX)          4
  S. Busby (KC)             4

Complete Games:

  G. Perry (CLE)            8
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         7
  W. Wood (CHI)             7
  D. McNally (BAL)          6
  N. Ryan (CAL)             5
  B. Singer (CAL)           5
  L. Tiant (BOS)            5
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         4
  J. Coleman (DET)          4
  M. Lolich (DET)           4

Saves:

  T. Forster (CHI)          8
  S. Foucault (TEX)         5
  G. Garber (KC)            5
  J. Hiller (DET)           5
  K. Sanders (MIN)          5
  S. Lyle (NY)              4
  L. McDaniel (NY)          4
  B. Veale (BOS)            4
  R. Corbin (MIN)           3
  J. Johnson (CLE)          3

Shutouts:

  R. May (CAL)              4
  W. Wood (CHI)             3
  J. Palmer (BAL)           2
  G. Perry (CLE)            2
  D. Bosman (CLE)           1
  S. Busby (KC)             1
  J. Coleman (DET)          1
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         1
  S. Kline (NY)             1
  D. McNally (BAL)          1

Innings Pitched:

  W. Wood (CHI)          92.1
  K. Holtzman (OAK)      78.2
  G. Perry (CLE)         76.0
  M. Lolich (DET)        73.0
  N. Ryan (CAL)          73.0
  B. Singer (CAL)        71.2
  P. Splittorff (KC)     70.1
  D. McNally (BAL)       69.2
  J. Coleman (DET)       68.0
  L. Tiant (BOS)         65.2

Hits:

  W. Wood (CHI)            76
  M. Lolich (DET)          75
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        74
  J. Coleman (DET)         62
  B. Strom (CLE)           62
  C. Wright (CAL)          61
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)         60
  J. Kaat (MIN)            60
  F. Peterson (NY)         60
  C. Hunter (OAK)          59

Runs:

  B. Blyleven (MIN)        37
  M. Lolich (DET)          37
  M. Pattin (BOS)          35
  B. Odom (OAK)            34
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         33
  C. Hunter (OAK)          33
  L. Tiant (BOS)           32
  J. Kaat (MIN)            29
  D. Drago (KC)            28
  W. Wood (CHI)            28

Home Runs:

  L. Tiant (BOS)           13
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         12
  C. Hunter (OAK)          11
  M. Pattin (BOS)           9
  J. Kaat (MIN)             8
  M. Lolich (DET)           8
  B. Strom (CLE)            7
  D. Bosman (CLE)           6
  L. McGlothen (BOS)        6
  N. Ryan (CAL)             6

Walks:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            40
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)         32
  J. Bell (MIL)            30
  B. Odom (OAK)            28
  L. Tiant (BOS)           27
  B. Singer (CAL)          25
  B. Parsons (MIL)         23
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         22
  J. Curtis (BOS)          22
  G. Perry (CLE)           22

Strikeouts:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            82
  B. Singer (CAL)          70
  G. Perry (CLE)           56
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        51
  K. Holtzman (OAK)        48
  W. Wood (CHI)            48
  L. Tiant (BOS)           47
  M. Lolich (DET)          46
  B. Strom (CLE)           39
  J. Kaat (MIN)            33


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