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Thursday May 17, 1973
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American League pitching statistics through games of Thursday, May 17, 1973

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
California      18  14  2.88   32  18   2   291   241  109   93   19  117  226
Baltimore       15  17  2.88   32  14   2   293   225  100   94   32   87  129
Milwaukee       15  17  3.29   32   6   4   295   266  131  108   19  137  114
Chicago         20  10  3.32   30  12  11   271   262  119  100   19  112  159
Detroit         17  17  3.34   34  11   8   310   281  124  115   28   82  158
New York        16  17  3.35   33   8   8   290   290  127  108   25   91  140
Oakland         19  17  3.44   36  13   6   330   262  144  126   30  116  186
Kansas City     21  15  3.76   36  10   9   326   315  154  136   19  148  161
Cleveland       15  20  3.76   35  12   5   314   299  152  131   30  117  211
Boston          14  17  4.05   31  10   6   275   286  143  124   37  113  177
Minnesota       15  16  4.37   31   8   8   274   280  150  133   24   80  162
Texas           12  20  4.48   32   4   6   279   298  154  139   24  126  143

 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
Bill Singer (CAL)      6   1  1.76   8   8   5   0   1   72   44   16   14    1   25   70
Jim Perry (DET)        5   2  1.87   8   8   3   0   1   63   52   17   13    5   10   21
Wilbur Wood (CHI)      9   3  1.89  12  12   7   0   3  100   84   32   21    5   20   58
Jim Palmer (BAL)       4   2  1.93   8   8   4   0   2   61   45   14   13    3   16   31
Rudy May (CAL)         4   3  2.12   8   7   4   0   4   51   33   14   12    5   15   33
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
B. Dal Canton (KC)     2   2  2.32   9   2   1   2   0   43   36   16   11    4   21   14
Dave McNally (BAL)     3   5  2.33   9   9   6   0   1   70   53   20   18    4   15   20

 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             4   2  1.93   8   8   4   0   2   61   45   14   13    3   16   31
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   4  2.87   9   6   2   0   0   47   47   25   15    4   23   21
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  1.32   9   0   0   0   0   14   15    4    2    0    7    7
Bill Singer            6   1  1.76   8   8   5   0   1   72   44   16   14    1   25   70
Rudy May               4   3  2.12   8   7   4   0   4   51   33   14   12    5   15   33
Nolan Ryan             5   3  2.71  10   9   5   1   1   73   52   26   22    6   40   82
Steve Barber           0   0  3.00   9   0   0   0   0   12   13    6    4    1    8    8
Ron Perranoski         0   2  3.00   6   0   0   0   0    9    8    3    3    0    5    5
Clyde Wright           1   5  4.01   8   8   4   0   0   52   61   27   23    6   10   17
Lloyd Allen            0   0 10.38   5   0   0   1   0    9   15   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            9   3  1.89  12  12   7   0   3  100   84   32   21    5   20   58
Terry Forster          1   0  2.03  13   0   0   8   0   27   20    7    6    1   15   23
Cy Acosta              1   0  2.08   6   0   0   2   0    9    7    2    2    0    4    5
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  0.69   8   0   0   0   0   13    8    2    1    1    2    9
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   5  2.50  10  10   8   0   2   83   68   28   23    5   24   58
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  9.39   9   0   0   1   0    8   16   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              5   2  1.87   8   8   3   0   1   63   52   17   13    5   10   21
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  1.21  11   0   0   6   0   30   24    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          3   2  4.85   7   7   1   0   0   43   42   24   23    1   26   16
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  2.40  10   4   1   1   0   56   42   22   15    5   19   18
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
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
Chris Short            1   1  4.63   6   0   0   0   0   12   12    6    6    1   10    4
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
Dave Goltz             1   0  2.70   7   0   0   0   0   17   12    5    5    0    6   10
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
Jim Kaat               4   2  4.47   8   8   1   0   0   54   60   29   27    8    8   33
Dick Woodson           2   2  4.61   5   5   1   0   1   27   25   15   14    2   12   15
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
Doc Medich             3   1  2.72   7   7   2   0   1   50   43   17   15    5    9   32
Mel Stottlemyre        5   4  2.73   9   9   4   0   1   63   56   25   19    4   21   32
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
Lindy McDaniel         2   1  3.49  12   0   0   4   0   28   28   11   11    3   11   17
Steve Kline            3   4  3.63   8   8   2   0   1   52   47   24   21    4   20   10
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
Catfish Hunter         4   2  3.66  10  10   2   0   1   71   64   33   29   11   16   32
Vida Blue              3   1  4.06   6   6   2   0   0   44   35   20   20    2   18   22
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
Steve Foucault         2   2  1.96  11   0   0   5   0   18   17    5    4    1   12    8
Sonny Siebert          1   1  2.45   2   2   0   0   0   11    9    3    3    1    3    6
Steve Dunning          0   0  3.68   3   0   0   0   0    7    5    3    3    0    7    5
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
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
Charlie Hudson         2   0  6.23   8   0   0   0   0   17   16   12   12    1    7   14
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)             9
  J. Coleman (DET)          7
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         7
  B. Singer (CAL)           6
  P. Splittorff (KC)        6
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)          5
  G. Perry (CLE)            5
  J. Perry (DET)            5
  N. Ryan (CAL)             5
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       5

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
  G. Perry (CLE)            5
  F. Peterson (NY)          5
  C. Wright (CAL)           5
  P. Broberg (TEX)          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
  G. Garber (KC)            6
  S. Foucault (TEX)         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
  C. Hunter (OAK)           1
  S. Kline (NY)             1

Innings Pitched:

  W. Wood (CHI)         100.0
  G. Perry (CLE)         82.2
  K. Holtzman (OAK)      78.2
  M. Lolich (DET)        73.0
  N. Ryan (CAL)          73.0
  B. Singer (CAL)        71.2
  C. Hunter (OAK)        71.1
  P. Splittorff (KC)     70.1
  D. McNally (BAL)       69.2
  J. Coleman (DET)       68.0

Hits:

  W. Wood (CHI)            84
  M. Lolich (DET)          75
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        74
  G. Perry (CLE)           68
  C. Hunter (OAK)          64
  J. Coleman (DET)         62
  B. Strom (CLE)           62
  C. Wright (CAL)          61
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)         60
  J. Kaat (MIN)            60

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
  W. Wood (CHI)            32
  J. Kaat (MIN)            29
  D. Drago (KC)            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
  W. Simpson (KC)          26
  B. Singer (CAL)          25
  G. Perry (CLE)           24
  J. Curtis (BOS)          23
  B. Parsons (MIL)         23

Strikeouts:

  N. Ryan (CAL)            82
  B. Singer (CAL)          70
  G. Perry (CLE)           58
  W. Wood (CHI)            58
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        51
  K. Holtzman (OAK)        48
  L. Tiant (BOS)           47
  M. Lolich (DET)          46
  B. Strom (CLE)           39
  J. Kaat (MIN)            33


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