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Saturday June 19, 1971
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Felipe Alou knocked in two runs with a triple in the 11th inning to bring the Yankees a 6-4 victory over the Orioles. With one out, Horace Clarke singled and Jerry Kenney sacrificed. The Orioles then passed Bobby Murcer intentionally in order to pitch to Alou, who upset the applecart with his triple. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 6, Baltimore Orioles 4

Game Played on Saturday, June 19, 1971 (Night game) at Memorial Stadium

Yankees      0  0  1    1  1  0    0  0  1    0  2  -   6 14  1
Orioles      0  1  0    1  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  -   4 11  0


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             5   3   2   0     1   0   .254      Buford lf             3   2   1   0     3   1   .316
Kenney 3b             4   0   2   1     1   0   .237      Belanger ss           6   0   1   0     0   0   .281
Murcer cf             5   1   2   0     1   2   .352      Rettenmund rf,cf      6   0   3   2     0   0   .279
Alou lf               5   1   1   3     0   0   .242      F. Robinson 1b        2   1   1   0     1   0   .307
Cater 1b              5   0   2   0     1   0   .258        Powell 1b           1   0   0   0     1   0   .182
Lyttle rf             5   0   1   1     0   1   .185      Blair cf              5   1   1   0     0   1   .249
Gibbs c               3   1   2   0     2   0   .191        Hall p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
Michael ss            5   0   1   0     0   0   .243      B. Robinson 3b        5   0   1   1     0   0   .303
Kekich p              2   0   1   1     0   0   .231      Johnson 2b            4   0   3   1     0   0   .300
  McDaniel p          1   0   0   0     0   1   .250      Etchebarren c         3   0   0   0     0   0   .233
  Munson ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .246        Hendricks ph,c      1   0   0   0     1   1   .260
  Aker p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Palmer p              3   0   0   0     0   3   .213
  Baker ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .174        Richert p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Watt p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Crowley ph,rf       2   0   0   0     0   0   .167

Totals               42   6  14   6     6   5             Totals               41   4  11   4     6   6

Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 26,175
Left on Base: Yankees 11, Orioles 11
DP: Yankees 4, Orioles 2
Errors: Kenney
Doubles: Lyttle (3), Johnson (12)
Triples: Kenney (3), Alou (3)
Stolen Bases: Clarke (9), F. Robinson (3), Buford (9)
Caught Stealing: Lyttle (1), Gibbs (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Kenney (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Alou (2), Johnson (3)
GIDP: Belanger (3), Etchebarren (3), Blair (3), Crowley (2)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kekich                  4.1   6   3   2   3   3   0  22   5.40
McDaniel                3.2   2   0   0   1   2   0  13   6.27
Aker W(3-2)             2     3   1   1   2   0   0  10   2.17
Waslewski SV(1)         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   3.38
Totals                 11    11   4   3   6   6   0  48

Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Palmer                  8.1  12   4   4   4   2   0  38   2.53
Richert                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   3.86
Watt                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   2.03
Hall L(3-4)             2     2   2   2   2   2   0  10   5.17
Totals                 11    14   6   6   6   5   0  50

Umpires: HP - Bill Deegan, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Art Frantz


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke flied out to center; Kenney singled to
right; Murcer singled to center [Kenney to second]; Alou flied
out to left; Cater flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Buford walked; Belanger grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Buford out at second]; Rettenmund singled
to third; F. Robinson popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Yankees 0, Orioles 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Lyttle doubled; Gibbs grounded out (second to
first) [Lyttle to third]; Michael reached on a fielder's choice
[Lyttle out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Kekich forced
Michael (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Blair reached on an error by Kenney [Blair to
second]; B. Robinson reached on a fielder's choice [Blair to
third]; Johnson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Blair scored
(unearned)]; Etchebarren grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [B. Robinson out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Orioles 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Clarke walked; Clarke stole second; Kenney walked;
Murcer grounded out (second to first) [Clarke to third, Kenney
to second]; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to center [Clarke scored];
Cater walked; Lyttle forced Cater (second to shortstop); 1 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Palmer was called out on strikes; Buford grounded
out (third to first); Belanger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Orioles 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Gibbs singled to center; Michael singled to left
[Gibbs to third]; Kekich singled to right [Gibbs scored, Michael
to third]; Clarke lined into a double play (second to first)
[Kekich out at first]; Kenney grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Rettenmund grounded out (third to first); F.
Robinson singled to center; F. Robinson stole second; Blair
struck out; B. Robinson singled to left [F. Robinson scored];
Johnson singled to left [B. Robinson to second]; Etchebarren
flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Orioles 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Murcer singled to center; Alou forced Murcer
(shortstop to second) [Alou to first]; Cater singled to right
[Alou to third]; Lyttle forced Cater (shortstop to second) [Alou
scored, Lyttle to first]; Lyttle was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 5TH: Palmer struck out; Buford walked; Belanger singled
to left [Buford to second]; Rettenmund singled to center [Buford
scored, Belanger to second]; F. Robinson walked [Belanger to
third, Rettenmund to second]; MCDANIEL REPLACED KEKICH
(PITCHING); Blair grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [F. Robinson out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

YANKEES 6TH: POWELL REPLACED F. ROBINSON (PLAYING 1B); Gibbs
singled to right; Michael flied out to left; McDaniel struck out
while Gibbs was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

ORIOLES 6TH: B. Robinson flied out to right; Johnson popped to
second; Etchebarren grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

YANKEES 7TH: Clarke grounded out (second to first); Kenney
grounded out (pitcher to first); Murcer was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

ORIOLES 7TH: Palmer struck out; Buford walked; Buford stole
second; Belanger popped to first in foul territory; Rettenmund
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

YANKEES 8TH: Alou flied out to center; Cater singled to right;
Lyttle grounded out (third to first) [Cater to second]; Gibbs
was walked intentionally; Michael popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles 3.

ORIOLES 8TH: Powell grounded out (third to first); On a bunt
Blair singled; B. Robinson flied out to left; Johnson singled to
left [Blair to third]; HENDRICKS BATTED FOR ETCHEBARREN;
Hendricks struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Orioles
3.

YANKEES 9TH: HENDRICKS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MUNSON
BATTED FOR MCDANIEL; Munson grounded out (third to first);
Clarke singled; Kenney tripled to left [Clarke scored]; RICHERT
REPLACED PALMER (PITCHING); Murcer struck out; WATT REPLACED
RICHERT (PITCHING); Alou flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 4, Orioles 3.

ORIOLES 9TH: AKER REPLACED MUNSON (PITCHING); CROWLEY BATTED FOR
WATT; Crowley grounded out (pitcher to first); Buford singled to
center; Belanger grounded out (third to first) [Buford to
second]; Rettenmund singled to left [Buford scored, Rettenmund
to second (on throw)]; Powell was walked intentionally; Blair
forced Powell (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees
4, Orioles 4.

YANKEES 10TH: RETTENMUND CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); HALL
REPLACED BLAIR (PITCHING); CROWLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
Cater flied out to right; Lyttle struck out; Gibbs walked;
Michael popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4,
Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 10TH: B. Robinson popped to third in foul territory;
Johnson doubled to left; Hendricks was walked intentionally;
Crowley grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Hendricks out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
4, Orioles 4.

YANKEES 11TH: BAKER BATTED FOR AKER; Baker struck out; Clarke
singled to center; Kenney out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Clarke to second]; Murcer was walked intentionally; Alou
tripled to right [Clarke scored, Murcer scored]; Cater grounded
out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 6,
Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 11TH: WASLEWSKI REPLACED BAKER (PITCHING); Buford struck
out; Belanger grounded out (shortstop to first); Rettenmund
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 6, Orioles 4.



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