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Tuesday May 18, 1971
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Paul Blair homered on the first pitch of the game and Brooks Robinson hit for the circuit with a man on base in the fourth inning to pace the Orioles to a 6-2 victory over the Yankees. [The Sporting News]


Baltimore Orioles 6, New York Yankees 2

Game Played on Tuesday, May 18, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Orioles      1  0  0    3  0  0    1  1  0  -   6 12  0
Yankees      1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  0


Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Blair cf              4   1   1   1     1   0   .240      Clarke 2b             3   1   0   0     1   0   .271
Johnson 2b            5   0   1   0     0   0   .301      Munson c              4   0   1   0     0   0   .224
F. Robinson rf        5   1   2   1     0   1   .289      White lf              3   0   0   1     0   0   .282
B. Robinson 3b        4   1   1   2     0   0   .268      Murcer cf             4   1   3   1     0   0   .375
Rettenmund lf         4   0   1   0     0   0   .282      Cater 1b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .237
Powell 1b             4   1   1   0     0   1   .200      Alou rf               3   0   0   0     0   0   .228
Etchebarren c         4   1   2   0     0   0   .250      Hansen 3b             3   0   1   0     0   0   .250
Belanger ss           4   1   3   2     0   0   .284      Michael ss            3   0   1   0     0   1   .247
Cuellar p             3   0   0   0     0   1   .083      Peterson p            2   0   0   0     0   1   .063
                                                            Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Woods ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .208
                                                            Jones p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               37   6  12   6     1   3             Totals               30   2   6   2     1   3

Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 14,700
Left on Base: Orioles 6, Yankees 3
DP: Orioles 2, Yankees 1
Doubles: Powell (6), Etchebarren (1), Murcer (6), Hansen (1)
Home Runs: Blair (3), B. Robinson (3), Murcer (5)
Sacrifice Hits: Cuellar (3)
Sacrifice Flies: White (7)
GIDP: F. Robinson (5), Cater (8), Peterson (1)


Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Cuellar W(4-1)          9     6   2   2   1   3   1  32   3.61
Totals                  9     6   2   2   1   3   1  32

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson L(3-3)         6.1   9   5   5   0   2   2  27   4.39
Waslewski               1.2   3   1   1   1   0   0   9   2.55
Jones                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   4.50
Totals                  9    12   6   6   1   3   2  39

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


ORIOLES 1ST: Blair homered; Johnson singled to right; F.
Robinson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Johnson out at second]; B. Robinson flied out to center;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke walked; Munson singled to right [Clarke to
third]; White hit a sacrifice fly to right [Clarke scored];
Murcer singled to pitcher [Munson to second]; Cater grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Murcer out
at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: Rettenmund grounded out (third to first); Powell
struck out; Etchebarren grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Alou popped to third; Hansen popped to first in
foul territory; Michael grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Belanger grounded out (third to first); Cuellar
grounded out (second to first); Blair grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Peterson struck out; Clarke grounded out (third to
first); Munson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 1, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Johnson flied out to left; F. Robinson singled to
center; B. Robinson homered [F. Robinson scored]; Rettenmund
singled to right; Powell forced Rettenmund (third to shortstop);
Etchebarren singled to left [Powell to second]; Belanger singled
to right [Etchebarren to third, Powell scored]; Cuellar struck
out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 4TH: On a bunt White made an out to first; Murcer
doubled to right; Cater flied out to right; Alou lined to third;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 4, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Blair popped to second; Johnson flied out to left;
F. Robinson popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4,
Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Hansen popped to second; Michael singled to center;
Peterson grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Michael out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4,
Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: B. Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Rettenmund grounded out (second to first); Powell doubled to
left; Etchebarren flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Orioles 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Clarke grounded out (third to first); Munson
grounded out (third to first); White flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 4, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 7TH: Belanger singled to center; Cuellar out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Belanger to second];
WASLEWSKI REPLACED PETERSON (PITCHING); Blair walked; Johnson
flied out to center; F. Robinson singled to left [Blair to
second, Belanger scored]; B. Robinson popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 5, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Murcer homered; Cater grounded out (shortstop to
first); Alou flied out to left; Hansen doubled to right; Michael
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 5, Yankees 2.

ORIOLES 8TH: Rettenmund grounded out (first unassisted); Powell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Etchebarren doubled to left;
Belanger singled to center [Etchebarren scored, Belanger to
second (on throw)]; Cuellar grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 6, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 8TH: WOODS BATTED FOR WASLEWSKI; Woods flied out to
center; Clarke grounded out (second to first); Munson flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 6, Yankees 2.

ORIOLES 9TH: JONES REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); Blair grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (third to first); F.
Robinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 6, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 9TH: White flied out to right; Murcer flied out to
right; Cater struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 6,
Yankees 2.



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