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This article is about the 1973 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1973 in baseball.

The 1973 Major League Baseball season was the 73rd held between the American and National Leagues. It was the first season of play for the designated hitter in the American League. The Kansas City Royals moved their home games from Municipal Stadium to the new Royals Stadium, adjacent to the Chiefs' football facility, Arrowhead Stadium. Royals Stadium also played host to the 1973 All-Star Game on July 24, with the NL defeating the AL, 7–1.

The Oakland Athletics won their second straight World Series championship in seven games, over the New York Mets.

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Rod Carew MIN .350 Pete Rose CIN .338
HR Reggie Jackson OAK 32 Willie Stargell PIT 44
RBI Reggie Jackson OAK 117 Willie Stargell PIT 119
Wins Wilbur Wood CHW 24 Ron Bryant SFG 24
ERA Jim Palmer BAL 2.40 Tom Seaver NYM 2.08
SO Nolan Ryan CAL 383 Tom Seaver NYM 251
SV John Hiller DET 38 Mike Marshall MON 31
SB Tommy Harper BOS 54 Lou Brock STL 70

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