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1973 Texas League

1973 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 555 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 3, 1973 · 140 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Memphis Blues NYM 77 61 1 .558 --
Shreveport Captains MIL 70 68 1 .507 7
Arkansas Travelers STL 69 71 0 .493 9
Alexandria Aces SDP 59 77 0 .434 17

West Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
San Antonio Brewers CLE 82 57 0 .590 --
El Paso Sun Kings CAL 69 71 0 .493 13.5
Midland Cubs CHC 64 74 0 .464 17.5
Amarillo Giants SFG 64 75 0 .460 18

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
El Paso Sun Kings CAL 21.8 5.21 140 5204 4598 730 1320 243 38 76 648 133 67 479 812 .287 .356 .406 .762 1867 36 52 39 35
Midland Cubs CHC 23.4 4.78 138 5240 4545 660 1193 202 30 103 594 56 19 583 816 .262 .347 .388 .735 1764 30 40 42 25
Amarillo Giants SFG 23.8 4.63 139 5187 4590 644 1279 192 26 75 574 52 31 485 650 .279 .352 .381 .732 1748 47 37 28 35
San Antonio Brewers CLE 24.3 4.35 139 5104 4523 604 1201 203 28 82 537 68 42 457 733 .266 .335 .377 .712 1706 32 53 39 42
Memphis Blues NYM 22.9 4.35 139 5068 4391 605 1074 174 29 74 533 101 38 561 916 .245 .332 .348 .680 1528 34 38 44 39
Shreveport Captains MIL 21.5 4.28 139 4963 4431 595 1114 193 25 97 544 30 31 432 809 .251 .321 .372 .693 1648 39 23 38 20
Arkansas Travelers STL 21.9 4.19 140 5043 4463 587 1125 157 29 94 512 72 45 482 751 .252 .326 .363 .689 1622 22 39 37 38
Alexandria Aces SDP 22.0 3.54 136 4693 4204 481 1021 151 34 60 424 94 33 390 722 .243 .309 .338 .647 1420 22 53 24 20
League Totals 22.7 4.42 1110 40502 35745 4906 9327 1515 239 661 4366 606 306 3869 6209 .261 .335 .372 .707 13303 262 335 291 254

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
Arkansas Travelers STL 23.4 3.49 69 71 .493 3.08 140 140 92 48 12 19 1170.0 1027 488 401 64 475 45 728 36 5 31 1.284 7.9 0.5 3.7 5.6 1.53
Alexandria Aces SDP 22.8 3.84 59 77 .434 3.36 136 136 108 28 17 37 1100.0 952 522 411 76 526 16 828 18 3 59 1.344 7.8 0.6 4.3 6.8 1.57
San Antonio Brewers CLE 24.9 3.95 82 57 .590 3.38 139 139 97 42 14 32 1189.0 1114 549 447 54 556 39 907 32 5 62 1.405 8.4 0.4 4.2 6.9 1.63
Memphis Blues NYM 22.3 4.07 77 61 .558 3.55 139 139 85 54 15 19 1175.0 1144 566 463 79 392 24 715 47 4 43 1.307 8.8 0.6 3.0 5.5 1.82
Amarillo Giants SFG 22.2 4.53 64 75 .460 4.00 139 139 99 40 11 15 1158.0 1226 630 515 73 466 34 810 27 1 57 1.461 9.5 0.6 3.6 6.3 1.74
Shreveport Captains MIL 22.0 4.88 70 68 .507 4.19 139 139 99 40 14 25 1155.0 1237 679 538 99 499 32 706 26 3 87 1.503 9.6 0.8 3.9 5.5 1.41
Midland Cubs CHC 22.8 5.19 64 74 .464 4.49 138 138 99 39 6 16 1170.0 1302 716 584 100 442 19 734 32 3 51 1.491 10.0 0.8 3.4 5.6 1.66
El Paso Sun Kings CAL 21.7 5.40 69 71 .493 4.58 140 140 102 38 11 23 1172.0 1325 756 597 116 513 45 781 44 6 74 1.568 10.2 0.9 3.9 6.0 1.52
League Totals 22.8 4.42 554 554 .500 3.83 1110 1110 781 329 100 186 9289.0 9327 4906 3956 661 3869 254 6209 262 30 464 1.421 9.0 0.6 3.7 6.0 1.60

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
San Antonio Brewers CLE 139 3566 1507 163 122 .969 41 Tony Pacheco
Arkansas Travelers STL 140 3511 1517 159 141 .969 10 Tom Burgess
Amarillo Giants SFG 139 3473 1476 187 104 .964 27 Denny Sommers
Midland Cubs CHC 138 3511 1636 207 125 .961 25 Al Spangler
Memphis Blues NYM 139 3524 1398 208 123 .959 18 Joe Frazier
Alexandria Aces SDP 136 3301 1278 199 98 .958 29 Jackie Brandt
Shreveport Captains MIL 139 3466 1617 232 139 .956 22 Gene Freese
El Paso Sun Kings CAL 140 3517 1435 228 145 .956 29 Norm Sherry
League Totals 1110 27869 11864 1583 997 .962 201