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1973 Appalachian League

1973 > Class Rookie > League History
Overall: 278 games, 8 teams, approx. 69 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

June 19, 1973 to August 27, 1973 · 70 games
Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Kingsport Royals KCR 53 17 1 .757 --
Johnson City Yankees NYY 37 31 1 .544 15
Wytheville Braves ATL 37 32 0 .536 15.5
Bluefield Orioles BAL 37 33 0 .529 16
Marion Mets NYM 36 33 0 .522 16.5
Pulaski Phillies PHI 32 38 0 .457 21
Bristol Tigers DET 24 45 0 .348 28.5
Covington Astros HOU 21 48 0 .304 31.5

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
Kingsport Royals KCR 20.2 6.13 71 2685 2202 435 543 83 17 44 342 156 39 414 470 .247 .367 .360 .726 792 20 21 28 6
Wytheville Braves ATL 19.4 5.55 69 2611 2199 383 567 74 16 33 299 104 27 335 478 .258 .363 .351 .714 772 37 23 17 0
Bluefield Orioles BAL 20.0 5.41 70 2603 2288 379 596 100 15 56 299 69 28 242 564 .260 .338 .391 .728 894 33 24 16 5
Marion Mets NYM 19.8 4.78 69 2538 2193 330 539 76 15 25 259 62 22 281 448 .246 .335 .328 .664 720 24 20 20 7
Johnson City Yankees NYY 20.3 4.62 69 2432 2136 319 515 90 19 38 259 95 21 210 446 .241 .314 .354 .668 757 25 40 21 9
Pulaski Phillies PHI 19.2 4.39 70 2514 2207 307 504 78 10 37 236 75 25 251 597 .228 .312 .323 .635 713 24 20 12 1
Covington Astros HOU 18.9 3.97 69 2493 2199 274 487 76 19 20 213 38 7 257 556 .221 .305 .301 .605 661 12 13 12 3
Bristol Tigers DET 19.4 3.80 69 2441 2088 262 438 56 18 20 205 53 20 289 456 .210 .308 .283 .591 590 16 29 19 1
League Totals 19.6 4.84 556 20317 17512 2689 4189 633 129 273 2112 652 189 2279 4015 .239 .331 .337 .668 5899 191 190 145 32

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
Kingsport Royals KCR 21.1 3.73 53 17 .757 3.32 71 71 46 25 9 25 594.0 487 265 219 43 252 5 536 21 3 39 1.244 7.4 0.7 3.8 8.1 2.13
Johnson City Yankees NYY 20.3 3.90 37 31 .544 3.37 69 69 40 29 10 10 563.0 492 269 211 29 256 5 555 24 5 51 1.329 7.9 0.5 4.1 8.9 2.17
Bristol Tigers DET 20.3 4.93 24 45 .348 3.61 69 69 51 18 3 6 554.0 508 340 222 25 303 7 475 22 12 29 1.464 8.3 0.4 4.9 7.7 1.57
Wytheville Braves ATL 19.7 5.03 37 32 .536 4.09 69 69 61 8 2 20 570.0 603 347 259 45 244 2 466 15 10 48 1.486 9.5 0.7 3.9 7.4 1.91
Pulaski Phillies PHI 19.6 5.10 32 38 .457 3.93 70 70 43 27 4 7 573.0 546 357 250 27 245 9 459 17 6 37 1.380 8.6 0.4 3.8 7.2 1.87
Marion Mets NYM 19.7 5.20 36 33 .522 4.44 69 69 44 25 6 11 566.0 529 359 279 49 294 1 457 30 12 50 1.454 8.4 0.8 4.7 7.3 1.55
Covington Astros HOU 18.6 5.35 21 48 .304 4.02 69 69 46 23 4 2 564.0 505 369 252 31 340 3 508 30 4 50 1.498 8.1 0.5 5.4 8.1 1.49
Bluefield Orioles BAL 19.4 5.47 37 33 .529 4.07 70 70 61 9 5 17 573.0 519 383 259 24 345 0 559 32 5 63 1.508 8.2 0.4 5.4 8.8 1.62
League Totals 19.8 4.84 277 277 .500 3.85 556 556 392 164 43 98 4557.0 4189 2689 1951 273 2279 32 4015 191 57 367 1.419 8.3 0.5 4.5 7.9 1.76

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Kingsport Royals KCR 71 1783 665 116 47 .955 26 John Sullivan
Johnson City Yankees NYY 69 1688 655 126 44 .949 23 Jerry Walker
Bristol Tigers DET 69 1663 670 146 54 .941 33 Joe Lewis
Marion Mets NYM 69 1697 719 152 38 .941 22 Owen Friend
Wytheville Braves ATL 69 1710 648 158 56 .937 23 n/a
Bluefield Orioles BAL 70 1719 639 164 36 .935 44 George Farson
Pulaski Phillies PHI 70 1720 617 183 32 .927 29 Bob Wren
Covington Astros HOU 69 1693 700 199 45 .923 43 Billy Smith
League Totals 556 13673 5313 1244 352 .939 243