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1973 Southern League

1973 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 553 games, 8 teams, approx. 138 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1972 / 1974

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1972 / 1974

League Standings

Regular Season

April 13, 1973 to September 1, 1973 · 140 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Jacksonville Suns KCR 76 60 1 .559 --
Savannah Braves ATL 71 68 0 .511 6.5
Columbus Astros HOU 69 70 1 .496 8.5
Orlando Twins MIN 65 70 0 .481 10.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Montgomery Rebels DET 80 58 0 .580 --
Asheville Orioles BAL 71 69 0 .507 10
Knoxville Sox CHW 70 69 0 .504 10.5
Birmingham A's OAK 50 88 0 .362 30

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Asheville Orioles BAL 21.3 5.01 140 5178 4551 702 1214 187 34 104 633 100 38 525 643 .267 .345 .391 .737 1781 38 30 34 36
Montgomery Rebels DET 22.7 4.62 138 5048 4358 638 1138 184 29 71 564 137 55 562 687 .261 .348 .366 .713 1593 40 46 42 37
Knoxville Sox CHW 23.2 4.33 139 5023 4399 602 1119 165 35 63 533 129 55 504 806 .254 .334 .351 .685 1543 42 40 38 41
Orlando Twins MIN 23.7 4.27 135 5000 4342 576 1126 160 30 73 509 77 42 544 705 .259 .343 .360 .704 1565 28 52 34 29
Savannah Braves ATL 25.0 4.16 139 5140 4385 578 1044 171 12 133 522 46 29 618 711 .238 .336 .374 .709 1638 42 65 30 43
Jacksonville Suns KCR 23.5 4.10 137 4966 4316 562 1084 175 31 92 506 51 31 520 710 .251 .336 .370 .706 1597 50 43 37 29
Columbus Astros HOU 22.2 3.96 140 5100 4545 554 1139 135 39 50 462 159 57 429 798 .251 .320 .330 .651 1502 49 48 29 33
Birmingham A's OAK 23.3 3.37 138 4752 4247 465 968 151 28 42 406 52 46 415 626 .228 .299 .306 .606 1301 29 34 27 24
League Totals 23.1 4.23 1106 40207 35143 4677 8832 1328 238 628 4135 751 353 4117 5686 .251 .333 .356 .689 12520 318 358 271 272

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Jacksonville Suns KCR 23.9 3.53 76 60 .559 2.96 137 137 100 37 13 36 1147.0 1004 484 377 70 450 71 710 42 8 38 1.268 7.9 0.5 3.5 5.6 1.58
Columbus Astros HOU 22.5 4.07 69 70 .496 3.39 140 140 89 51 17 16 1203.0 1135 570 453 81 546 46 782 39 5 76 1.397 8.5 0.6 4.1 5.9 1.43
Savannah Braves ATL 23.4 4.11 71 68 .511 3.73 139 139 106 33 11 25 1169.0 1067 571 484 63 546 24 761 64 13 43 1.380 8.2 0.5 4.2 5.9 1.39
Montgomery Rebels DET 23.2 4.17 80 58 .580 3.44 138 138 72 66 16 24 1165.0 1112 575 445 82 468 26 696 35 3 45 1.356 8.6 0.6 3.6 5.4 1.49
Orlando Twins MIN 22.4 4.26 65 70 .481 3.87 135 135 106 29 9 27 1133.0 1135 575 487 84 426 34 638 33 5 44 1.378 9.0 0.7 3.4 5.1 1.50
Knoxville Sox CHW 23.0 4.31 70 69 .504 3.85 139 139 99 40 13 28 1158.0 1182 599 496 81 500 30 663 25 4 46 1.453 9.2 0.6 3.9 5.2 1.33
Asheville Orioles BAL 21.8 4.51 71 69 .507 3.98 140 140 76 64 11 18 1171.0 1099 632 518 91 571 10 727 29 12 99 1.426 8.4 0.7 4.4 5.6 1.27
Birmingham A's OAK 22.5 4.86 50 88 .362 4.35 138 138 80 58 9 7 1115.0 1098 671 539 76 610 31 709 51 8 68 1.532 8.9 0.6 4.9 5.7 1.16
League Totals 22.9 4.23 552 552 .500 3.69 1106 1106 728 378 99 181 9261.0 8832 4677 3799 628 4117 272 5686 318 58 459 1.398 8.6 0.6 4.0 5.5 1.38

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Savannah Braves ATL 139 3506 1335 139 116 .972 10 Clint Courtney
Orlando Twins MIN 135 3400 1422 147 114 .970 16 Harry Warner
Asheville Orioles BAL 140 3514 1563 169 141 .968 42 Cal Ripken
Knoxville Sox CHW 139 3473 1457 175 140 .966 21 Jim Napier
Jacksonville Suns KCR 137 3441 1434 179 119 .965 18 Billy Gardner
Montgomery Rebels DET 138 3494 1538 190 116 .964 14 Fred Hatfield
Columbus Astros HOU 140 3609 1437 220 112 .958 19 Wayne Terwilliger
Birmingham A's OAK 138 3345 1299 207 137 .957 28 Harry Bright
League Totals 1106 27782 11485 1426 995 .965 168