On July 20, 1973, Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox starts – and loses – both ends of a doubleheader against the New York Yankees. The knuckleballing left-hander, who loses 12-2 and 7-0 decisions, will finish the season with 359 innings pitched and a record of 24-20.
Cy Acosta of the Chicago White Sox becomes the first American League pitcher to bat in a game since the designated hitter
June 20, 1973
August 29, 1973
September 14, 1978