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Saturday May 2, 1970
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Consecutive homers by Reggie Jackson and Sal Bando in the fifth inning capped the Athletics' attack in a 6-3 victory over the Senators. Frank Howard homered for the Nats in the seventh. [The Sporting News]


Oakland Athletics 6, Washington Senators 3

Game Played on Saturday, May 2, 1970 (Day game) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

A's          3  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   6  6  0
Senators     0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  7  2


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         4   0   0   0     0   1   .184      Brinkman ss           4   1   0   0     1   1   .262
Tartabull cf          4   2   2   0     0   0   .429      H. Allen cf           4   1   1   0     0   0   .233
Jackson rf            2   2   1   1     2   0   .155        Stroud ph           1   0   1   0     0   0   .370
Bando 3b              3   2   2   2     1   0   .178      Howard lf             3   1   1   1     2   1   .342
Alou lf               3   0   1   2     0   0   .300      Reichardt rf          3   0   1   0     1   0   .308
Mincher 1b            3   0   0   1     0   0   .239      Rodriguez 3b          3   0   2   1     1   0   .273
Fernandez c           3   0   0   0     1   1   .174      Epstein 1b            4   0   0   0     0   3   .272
Green 2b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .221      Cullen 2b             2   0   0   0     1   0   .154
Downing p             3   0   0   0     0   3   .200        Unser ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .217
  Segui p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Grzenda p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                          Casanova c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .174
                                                            B. Allen ph,2b      1   0   0   0     0   0   .262
                                                          Coleman p             1   0   0   0     1   0   .231
                                                            Nelson ph           1   0   1   0     0   0   .148
                                                            Hannan p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            French ph,c         1   0   0   0     0   0   .214

Totals               29   6   6   6     4   6             Totals               32   3   7   2     7   5

Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance:  5,977
Left on Base: A's 2, Senators 10
DP: A's 2, Senators 3
Errors: Epstein, B. Allen
Doubles: Tartabull (2)
Home Runs: Jackson (4), Bando (3), Howard (9)
Caught Stealing: Jackson (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Mincher (2), Alou (1)
GIDP: Green 2 (4), Reichardt (2), Epstein (3)
Hit by Pitch: Reichardt (1,by Downing)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Downing W(3-2)          6     5   3   3   7   4   1  30   3.30
Segui SV(2)             3     2   0   0   0   1   0  10   3.45
Totals                  9     7   3   3   7   5   1  40

Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Coleman L(1-2)          6     6   6   5   2   5   2  26   2.88
Hannan                  2     0   0   0   2   1   0   6   2.25
Grzenda                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.00
Totals                  9     6   6   5   4   6   2  35

Passed Balls: Fernandez (1)
Hit by Pitch: Downing (1)

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - Merle Anthony, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Bob Stewart


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris was called out on strikes; Tartabull
singled to right; Jackson walked [Tartabull to second]; Bando
singled to right [Tartabull scored, Jackson to third]; Alou
singled to center [Jackson scored, Bando to third]; Mincher hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Bando scored, Alou to second];
Fernandez struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Senators 0.

SENATORS 1ST: Brinkman grounded out (pitcher to first); H. Allen
popped to second; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Senators 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Green grounded out (third to first); Downing was
called out on strikes; Campaneris grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Senators 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Reichardt was hit by a pitch; Rodriguez walked
[Reichardt to second]; Fernandez allowed a passed ball
[Reichardt to third, Rodriguez to second]; Epstein struck out;
Cullen walked; Casanova forced Reichardt (first to catcher)
[Rodriguez to third, Cullen to second]; Coleman grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Athletics 3, Senators
0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Tartabull doubled to left; Jackson popped to
third; Bando reached on an error by Epstein [Tartabull to third,
Bando to first]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to left [Tartabull
scored (unearned)]; Mincher grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4, Senators 0.

SENATORS 3RD: Brinkman walked; H. Allen singled to center
[Brinkman to second]; Howard walked [Brinkman to third, H. Allen
to second]; Reichardt grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Brinkman scored (no RBI), H. Allen to third,
Howard out at second]; Rodriguez singled to center [H. Allen
scored]; Epstein struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4,
Senators 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Fernandez walked; Green grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Fernandez out at second];
Downing struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 4, Senators
2.

SENATORS 4TH: Cullen popped to second; Casanova flied out to
center; Coleman walked; Brinkman was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4, Senators 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Campaneris grounded out (second to first);
Tartabull lined to second; Jackson homered; Bando homered; Alou
flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 6,
Senators 2.

SENATORS 5TH: H. Allen flied out to right; Howard walked;
Reichardt walked [Howard to second]; Rodriguez singled to left
[Howard to third, Reichardt to second]; Epstein struck out;
Cullen popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Athletics 6, Senators 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Mincher flied out to center; Fernandez popped to
second; Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 6,
Senators 2.

SENATORS 6TH: Casanova flied out to right; NELSON BATTED FOR
COLEMAN; Nelson singled to center; Brinkman grounded out (third
to first) [Nelson to second]; H. Allen grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 6, Senators 2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: HANNAN REPLACED NELSON (PITCHING); Downing struck
out; Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Tartabull
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics
6, Senators 2.

SENATORS 7TH: Howard homered; SEGUI REPLACED DOWNING (PITCHING);
Reichardt singled to left; Rodriguez forced Reichardt (third to
second); Epstein grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to pitcher) [Rodriguez out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 6, Senators 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Jackson walked; Jackson was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Bando walked; Alou flied into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Bando out at first]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 6, Senators 3.

SENATORS 8TH: UNSER BATTED FOR CULLEN; Unser grounded out
(pitcher to first); B. ALLEN BATTED FOR CASANOVA; B. Allen
grounded out (shortstop to first); FRENCH BATTED FOR HANNAN;
French grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 6, Senators 3.

ATHLETICS 9TH: FRENCH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); B. ALLEN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GRZENDA REPLACED UNSER (PITCHING);
Mincher flied out to right; Fernandez reached on an error by B.
Allen [Fernandez to first]; Green grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Fernandez out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 6, Senators 3.

SENATORS 9TH: Brinkman flied out to center; STROUD BATTED FOR H.
ALLEN; Stroud singled to center; Howard was called out on
strikes; Reichardt flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 6, Senators 3.



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