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1973 World Series (4-3): Oakland Athletics (94-68) over New York Mets (82-79)

WS: OAK-NYM / ALCS: OAK-BAL / NLCS: NYM-CIN
 1972 WS /  1974 WS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 13, 1973 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  7  2
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x     2  4  0

    PITCHERS: NYM - Matlack, McGraw (7)
              OAK - Holtzman, Fingers (6), Knowles (9)

               WP - Ken Holtzman
	       LP - Jon Matlack
             SAVE - Darold Knowles

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              OAK - none

  ATTENDANCE: 46,021

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 14, 1973 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  1  1    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  4    10 15  1
    Oakland Athletics            2  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  1     7 13  5

    PITCHERS: NYM - Koosman, Sadecki (3), Parker (5), McGraw (6), Stone (12)
              OAK - Blue, Pina (6), Knowles (6), Odom (8), Fingers (10), Lindblad (12)

               WP - Tug McGraw
	       LP - Rollie Fingers
             SAVE - George Stone

   HOME RUNS: NYM - Garrett, Jones
              OAK - none

  ATTENDANCE: 49,151

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 16, 1973 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  1     3 10  1
    New York Mets                2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0     2 10  2

    PITCHERS: OAK - Hunter, Knowles (7), Lindblad (9), Fingers (11)
              NYM - Seaver, Sadecki (9), McGraw (9), Parker (11)

               WP - Paul Lindblad
	       LP - Harry Parker
             SAVE - Rollie Fingers

   HOME RUNS: OAK - none
              NYM - Garrett

  ATTENDANCE: 54,817

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 17, 1973 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  1
    New York Mets                3  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  x     6 13  1

    PITCHERS: OAK - Holtzman, Odom (1), Knowles (4), Pina (5), Lindblad (8)
              NYM - Matlack, Sadecki (9)

               WP - Jon Matlack
	       LP - Ken Holtzman
             SAVE - Ray Sadecki

   HOME RUNS: OAK - none
              NYM - Staub

  ATTENDANCE: 54,817

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 18, 1973 at Shea Stadium (New York Mets)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  3  1
    New York Mets                0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  x     2  7  1

    PITCHERS: OAK - Blue, Knowles (6), Fingers (7)
              NYM - Koosman, McGraw (7)

               WP - Jerry Koosman
	       LP - Vida Blue
             SAVE - Tug McGraw

   HOME RUNS: OAK - none
              NYM - none

  ATTENDANCE: 54,817

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 20, 1973 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     1  6  2
    Oakland Athletics            1  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  x     3  7  0

    PITCHERS: NYM - Seaver, McGraw (8)
              OAK - Hunter, Knowles (8), Fingers (8)

               WP - Catfish Hunter
	       LP - Tom Seaver
             SAVE - Rollie Fingers

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              OAK - none

  ATTENDANCE: 49,333

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 21, 1973 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Mets                0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1     2  8  1
    Oakland Athletics            0  0  4    0  1  0    0  0  x     5  9  1

    PITCHERS: NYM - Matlack, Parker (3), Sadecki (5), Stone (7)
              OAK - Holtzman, Fingers (6), Knowles (9)

               WP - Ken Holtzman
	       LP - Jon Matlack
             SAVE - Darold Knowles

   HOME RUNS: NYM - none
              OAK - Campaneris, Jackson

  ATTENDANCE: 49,333

Series MVP - Reggie Jackson

Series Batting Stats

Oakland Athletics Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Jesus Alou 7 19 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 .158 .150 .211 .361 0 0 0 *64 163 17 46 2 19 0 .282 .653
Mike Andrews 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 2 *70 180 11 36 0 10 0 .200 .557
Sal Bando 7 26 5 6 1 1 0 1 4 7 .231 .333 .346 .679 0 0 1 162 592 97 170 29 98 4 .287 .873
Vida Blue 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Pat Bourque 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 *80 181 19 37 9 29 1 .204 .742
Bert Campaneris 7 31 6 9 0 1 1 3 1 7 .290 .353 .452 .805 3 0 1 151 601 89 150 4 46 34 .250 .626
Billy Conigliaro 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 48 110 5 22 0 14 1 .200 .507
Vic Davalillo 6 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .091 .231 .091 .322 0 0 0 *97 147 14 27 1 7 0 .184 .428
Rollie Fingers 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 62 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ray Fosse 7 19 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .158 .200 .211 .411 0 0 0 143 492 37 126 7 52 2 .256 .644
Dick Green 7 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 .063 .118 .063 .180 0 1 1 133 332 33 87 3 42 0 .262 .648
Ken Holtzman 3 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.333 2.000 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 0
Catfish Hunter 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 37 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000
Reggie Jackson 7 29 3 9 3 1 1 6 2 7 .310 .355 .586 .941 0 0 0 151 539 99 158 32 117 22 .293 .914
Deron Johnson 6 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .364 .400 .764 0 0 0 *143 500 64 120 20 86 0 .240 .726
Darold Knowles 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 53 0 0 0 0 1 0
Ted Kubiak 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 106 182 15 40 3 17 1 .220 .580
Allan Lewis 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 16 0 0 0 7
Paul Lindblad 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Angel Mangual 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 74 192 20 43 3 13 1 .224 .560
Blue Moon Odom 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 51 1 5 0 0 0 1 .000 .000
Horacio Pina 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Rudi 7 27 3 9 2 0 0 4 3 4 .333 .400 .407 .807 0 1 0 120 437 53 118 12 66 0 .270 .729
Gene Tenace 7 19 0 3 1 0 0 3 11 7 .158 .467 .211 .677 0 2 2 160 510 83 132 24 84 2 .259 .830
Totals 115 241 21 51 12 3 2 20 28 62 .212 .298 .311 .609 3 4 162 5507 758 1431 147 128 .260 .722

New York Mets Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Jim Beauchamp 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 50 61 5 17 0 14 1 .279 .671
Ken Boswell 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 76 110 12 25 2 14 0 .227 .621
Wayne Garrett 7 30 4 5 0 0 2 2 5 11 .167 .306 .367 .672 0 0 3 140 504 76 129 16 58 6 .256 .751
Jerry Grote 7 30 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .290 .267 .557 0 0 0 84 285 17 73 1 32 0 .256 .606
Don Hahn 7 29 2 7 1 1 0 2 1 6 .241 .267 .345 .611 0 0 1 93 262 22 60 2 21 2 .229 .575
Bud Harrelson 7 24 2 6 1 0 0 1 5 3 .250 .379 .292 .671 0 0 0 106 356 35 92 0 20 5 .258 .657
Ron Hodges 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 45 127 5 33 1 18 0 .260 .613
Cleon Jones 7 28 5 8 2 0 1 1 4 2 .286 .394 .464 .858 0 0 1 92 339 48 88 11 48 1 .260 .710
Jerry Koosman 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 35 78 3 8 0 3 0 .103 .240
Ed Kranepool 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 100 284 28 68 1 35 1 .239 .616
Ted Martinez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 263 34 67 1 14 3 .255 .602
Jon Matlack 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250 .500 .250 .750 0 0 0 35 65 5 9 0 2 0 .138 .421
Willie Mays 3 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .286 .286 .571 0 0 1 66 209 24 44 6 25 1 .211 .647
Tug McGraw 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 60 24 0 4 0 2 0 .167 .426
Felix Millan 7 32 3 6 1 1 0 1 1 1 .188 .212 .281 .493 0 0 3 153 638 82 185 3 37 2 .290 .685
John Milner 7 27 2 8 0 0 0 2 5 1 .296 .406 .296 .703 0 0 0 129 451 69 108 23 72 1 .239 .762
Harry Parker 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 23 0 4 0 2 0 .174 .348
Ray Sadecki 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 31 3 7 0 1 0 .226 .516
Tom Seaver 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 39 93 9 15 1 5 1 .161 .457
Rusty Staub 7 26 1 11 2 0 1 6 2 2 .423 .464 .615 1.080 0 0 0 152 585 77 163 15 76 1 .279 .781
George Stone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 48 4 13 0 5 0 .271 .542
George Theodore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 45 116 14 30 1 15 1 .259 .639
Totals 96 261 24 66 7 2 4 16 26 36 .253 .328 .341 .669 0 0 161 5457 608 1345 85 27 .246 .653

Oakland Athletics Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Vida Blue 2 2 4.91 0 1 0 0 11.0 10 6 6 3 8 1.182 37 37 3.28 20 9 0 263.2 214 105 158 1.210
Rollie Fingers 6 0 0.66 0 1 2 0 13.2 13 5 1 4 8 1.244 62 2 1.92 7 8 22 126.2 107 39 110 1.153
Ken Holtzman 3 3 4.22 2 1 0 0 10.2 13 5 5 5 6 1.688 40 40 2.97 21 13 0 297.1 275 66 157 1.147
Catfish Hunter 2 2 2.03 1 0 0 0 13.1 11 3 3 4 6 1.125 36 36 3.34 21 5 0 256.1 222 69 124 1.135
Darold Knowles 7 0 0.00 0 0 2 0 6.1 4 1 0 5 5 1.421 52 5 3.09 6 8 9 99.0 87 49 46 1.374
Paul Lindblad 3 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 3.1 4 0 0 1 1 1.500 36 3 3.69 1 5 2 78.0 89 28 33 1.500
Blue Moon Odom 2 0 3.86 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 2 2 1.500 30 24 4.49 5 12 0 150.1 153 67 83 1.463
Horacio Pina 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 2 0 2 0 2.667 47 0 2.76 6 3 8 88.0 58 34 41 1.045
Totals 27 7 2.32 4 3 4 0 66.0 66 24 17 26 36 1.394 162 162 3.285 94 68 1457.1 1311 494 797 1.239

New York Mets Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jerry Koosman 2 2 3.12 1 0 0 0 8.2 9 3 3 7 8 1.846 35 35 2.84 14 15 0 263.0 234 76 156 1.179
Jon Matlack 3 3 2.16 1 2 0 0 16.2 10 7 4 5 11 0.900 34 34 3.20 14 16 0 242.0 210 99 205 1.277
Tug McGraw 5 0 2.63 1 0 1 0 13.2 8 5 4 9 14 1.244 60 2 3.87 5 6 25 118.2 106 55 81 1.357
Harry Parker 3 0 0.00 0 1 0 0 3.1 2 1 0 2 2 1.200 38 9 3.35 8 4 5 96.2 79 36 63 1.190
Ray Sadecki 4 0 1.93 0 0 1 0 4.2 5 1 1 1 6 1.286 31 11 3.39 5 4 1 116.2 109 41 87 1.286
Tom Seaver 2 2 2.40 0 1 0 0 15.0 13 4 4 3 18 1.067 36 36 2.08 19 10 0 290.0 219 64 251 0.976
George Stone 2 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 3.0 4 0 0 1 3 1.667 27 20 2.80 12 3 1 148.0 157 31 77 1.270
Totals 21 7 2.22 3 4 3 0 65.0 51 21 16 28 62 1.215 161 161 3.262 82 79 1465.0 1345 490 1027 1.253

WS: OAK-NYM / ALCS: OAK-BAL / NLCS: NYM-CIN
 1972 WS /  1974 WS

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