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Monday May 17, 1971
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Roy White hit a two-run homer and Gene Michael batted in two runs with a pair of singles to lead the Yankees to a 6-3 victory over the Orioles. White whacked his homer in the first inning. Jerry Kenney counted on Michael's hits in the second and fourth after stealing second base on both occasions. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 6, Baltimore Orioles 3

Game Played on Monday, May 17, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Orioles      0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  7  3
Yankees      2  1  0    1  0  0    0  2  x  -   6  9  0


Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Buford lf             4   0   0   0     1   0   .300      Clarke 2b             3   1   1   0     0   0   .278
Blair cf              5   1   1   0     0   0   .240      Munson c              4   0   0   0     0   0   .222
Powell 1b             3   0   1   0     1   0   .198      White lf              4   1   1   2     0   1   .290
F. Robinson rf        3   1   1   0     1   0   .283      Murcer cf             3   1   1   0     1   1   .362
Hendricks c           4   1   2   3     0   1   .171      Cater 1b              4   1   2   0     0   1   .244
B. Robinson 3b        4   0   0   0     0   1   .268      Alou rf               4   0   0   0     0   0   .235
Johnson 2b            3   0   1   0     1   0   .305      Kenney 3b             3   2   1   1     0   0   .180
Belanger ss           3   0   0   0     1   0   .267      Michael ss            4   0   2   2     0   1   .245
Dobson p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .063      Stottlemyre p         2   0   1   0     0   1   .263
  Salmon ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .067        Aker p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  Jackson p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Shopay ph           1   0   1   0     0   0   .286
  Hardin p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Richert p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Rettenmund ph       0   0   0   0     1   0   .284

Totals               32   3   7   3     6   3             Totals               32   6   9   5     1   6

Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 15,378
Left on Base: Orioles 8, Yankees 6
DP: Orioles 0, Yankees 2
Errors: Hendricks, Belanger, Dobson
Doubles: F. Robinson (5), Clarke (6)
Triples: Cater (2)
Home Runs: Hendricks (1), White (7)
Stolen Bases: Kenney 2 (4), Murcer (5)
Sacrifice Hits: Stottlemyre (1), Clarke (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Kenney (2)
GIDP: F. Robinson (4)


Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Dobson L(2-3)           4     5   4   3   1   2   1  19   2.84
Jackson                 2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7   1.29
Hardin                  1     3   2   0   0   0   0   7   4.91
Richert                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   2.84
Totals                  8     9   6   3   1   6   1  36

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre W(4-1)      7.1   6   3   3   5   3   1  32   2.97
Aker SV(3)              1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   1.50
Totals                  9     7   3   3   6   3   1  38

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Dave Phillips


ORIOLES 1ST: Buford flied out to left; Blair grounded out (third
to first); Powell walked; F. Robinson grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke doubled to left; Munson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Clarke to third]; White homered [Clarke
scored]; Murcer flied out to left; Cater struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 2.

ORIOLES 2ND: Hendricks struck out; B. Robinson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Alou grounded out (third to first); Kenney reached
on an error by Belanger; Kenney stole second; Michael singled to
right [Kenney scored (unearned)]; Stottlemyre out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Michael to second]; Clarke grounded
out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Yankees 3.

ORIOLES 3RD: Belanger flied out to center; Dobson struck out;
Buford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Orioles 0, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 3RD: Munson grounded out (third to first); White flied
out to left; Murcer walked; Murcer stole second; Cater grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees
3.

ORIOLES 4TH: Blair singled to left; Powell lined to center; F.
Robinson doubled to right [Blair to third]; Hendricks grounded
out (first unassisted) [F. Robinson to third, Blair scored]; B.
Robinson flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1,
Yankees 3.

YANKEES 4TH: Alou popped to shortstop; Kenney singled to left;
Kenney stole second; Michael singled to center [Kenney scored,
Michael to second (on throw)]; Michael was picked off second but
was safe on an error by Dobson [Michael to third]; Stottlemyre
struck out; Clarke flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

ORIOLES 5TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Belanger
walked; SALMON BATTED FOR DOBSON; Salmon flied out to left;
Buford walked [Belanger to second]; Blair grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 5TH: JACKSON REPLACED SALMON (PITCHING); Munson flied
out to right; White struck out; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

ORIOLES 6TH: Powell singled to center; F. Robinson grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Powell out at second];
Hendricks singled to right; B. Robinson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 6TH: Cater tripled; Alou popped to second; Kenney popped
to third in foul territory; Michael struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

ORIOLES 7TH: Johnson walked; Belanger popped to catcher in foul
territory; SHOPAY BATTED FOR JACKSON; Shopay singled to
shortstop [Johnson to second]; Buford flied out to left; On a
bunt Blair popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 7TH: HARDIN REPLACED SHOPAY (PITCHING); Stottlemyre
singled to right; Clarke out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Stottlemyre to second]; Munson grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Stottlemyre to third]; White popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 4.

ORIOLES 8TH: Powell flied out to left; F. Robinson walked;
Hendricks homered [F. Robinson scored]; AKER REPLACED
STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING); B. Robinson popped to third; Johnson
singled to center; Belanger forced Johnson (third to second); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Murcer singled to left; Cater singled to right
[Murcer to third]; Alou reached on a fielder's choice [Murcer
scored (error by Hendricks; assist by B. Robinson) (unearned),
Cater to third, Alou to second]; RICHERT REPLACED HARDIN
(PITCHING); Kenney hit a sacrifice fly to left [Alou to third,
Cater scored (unearned)]; On a bunt Michael reached on a
fielder's choice [Alou out at home (pitcher to catcher)]; Aker
struck out (catcher to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Orioles 3, Yankees 6.

ORIOLES 9TH: RETTENMUND BATTED FOR RICHERT; Rettenmund walked;
Buford lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Rettenmund
out at first]; Blair flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Orioles 3, Yankees 6.



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