The Texas Rangers managed to stay ahead of the Kansas City Royals, 5 to 4, on September 28, 1973.

1973 Texas Rangers

Final

KCR

Royals

87-73

4

TEX

Rangers

56-104

5

1

1

0

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

1

1

5

1

0

6

0

1

7

1

0

8

0

3

9

0

R

4

5

H

4

9

E

2

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Frank White 2B 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
Ed Kirkpatrick CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jim Wohlford LF 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Frank Ortenzio 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Hal McRae DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
George Brett 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Steve Hovley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Tom Poquette RF 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Kurt Bevacqua PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bobby Floyd SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Gail Hopkins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Buck Martinez C 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 4 4 4 0 3 7 2 0 5

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Mark Littell (L) 8.0 9 5 5 3 1 1
Totals 8.0 9 5 5 3 1 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Jeff Burroughs RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vic Harris CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elliott Maddox CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Johnson LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Larry Biittner LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jim Spencer 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bill Madlock 3B 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Don Castle DH 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Davey Nelson PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Billings C 3 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 7
Pete Mackanin SS 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lenny Randle 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 5 9 5 1 3 1 0 0 17

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jim Bibby (W) 9.0 4 4 3 3 7 0
Totals 9.0 4 4 3 3 7 0

Explore