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Monday September 20, 1971
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Pat Dobson became the third Baltimore pitcher to win 19 games, joining Dave McNally and Mike Cuellar, when the Orioles exploded for five runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Yankees, 8-4. Roy White homered in the eighth to put the Yankees ahead, 4-3, but a double by Boog Powell in the ninth, a long fly and an error by John Ellis on a grounder by Don Buford scored pinch-runner Chico Salmon with the tying run.

Singles by Curt Motton and Paul Blair followed to load the bases. Bobby Grich came through with a single, driving in two runs, and two more scored on an infield out by Merv Rettenmund and single by Frank Robinson before the inning ended. [The Sporting News]


Baltimore Orioles 8, New York Yankees 4

Game Played on Monday, September 20, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Orioles      0  0  0    0  2  0    0  1  5  -   8 13  0
Yankees      1  0  0    0  2  0    0  1  0  -   4  8  1


Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Blair cf              5   2   3   1     0   0   .261      Clarke 2b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .246
Grich ss              4   1   2   2     1   0   .556      Gibbs c               4   1   1   0     0   0   .217
Rettenmund lf         5   0   1   1     0   0   .309      Torres rf             4   1   1   0     0   3   .250
F. Robinson rf        3   0   2   2     0   0   .285      White lf              3   1   3   3     1   0   .284
B. Robinson 3b        5   1   1   0     0   0   .270      Alou cf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .285
Powell 1b             4   0   2   0     0   1   .244      Ellis 1b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .238
  Salmon pr,1b        0   1   0   0     0   0   .169      Hansen 3b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .228
Johnson 2b            4   1   1   1     0   0   .287      Michael ss            3   0   0   0     1   0   .227
Etchebarren c         3   0   0   0     0   0   .264      Kekich p              2   0   0   0     0   0   .146
  Buford ph           1   1   0   0     0   0   .289        Aker p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Dalrymple c         0   0   0   0     0   0   .222        Closter p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Dobson p              3   0   0   0     0   1   .105        Hambright p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
  Hendricks ph        0   0   0   0     0   0   .241        Lyttle ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .198
  Motton ph           1   1   1   0     0   0   .189
  Watt p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               38   8  13   7     1   2             Totals               33   4   8   4     2   4

Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance:  7,120
Left on Base: Orioles 6, Yankees 5
DP: Orioles 1, Yankees 2
Errors: Ellis
Doubles: Powell (18)
Triples: White (7)
Home Runs: White (17)
Sacrifice Hits: Kekich (7)
Sacrifice Flies: F. Robinson (8)
GIDP: Rettenmund (13), F. Robinson (22), Michael (17)
Hit by Pitch: F. Robinson (8,by Kekich)


Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Dobson W(19-8)          8     8   4   4   2   3   1  33   3.02
Watt SV(9)              1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   1.96
Totals                  9     8   4   4   2   4   1  36

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kekich                  7.1   8   3   3   1   2   0  30   3.71
Aker L(4-4)             1     1   2   1   0   0   0   5   2.55
Closter                 0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2   5.14
Hambright               0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4   4.70
Totals                  9    13   8   6*  1   2   0  41

Hit by Pitch: Kekich (4)

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Bill Kunkel


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

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke singled to center; Gibbs grounded out
(second to first) [Clarke to second]; Torres was called out on
strikes; Debut game for Rusty Torres; White walked; Alou
singled to left [Clarke scored, White to second]; Ellis forced
Alou (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: F. Robinson was hit by a pitch; B. Robinson flied
out to center; Powell flied out to right; Johnson flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Hansen grounded out (shortstop to first); Michael
walked; Kekich out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Michael to second]; Clarke made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Etchebarren grounded out (pitcher to first); Dobson
grounded out (pitcher to first); Blair flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Gibbs grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
struck out; White singled to third; Alou forced White (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Grich singled to center; Rettenmund popped to
catcher in foul territory; F. Robinson grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Grich out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Yankees 1.

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

ORIOLES 5TH: B. Robinson singled to right; Powell singled to
center [B. Robinson to third]; Johnson singled to center [B.
Robinson scored, Powell to second]; Etchebarren popped to
catcher in foul territory; Dobson forced Powell (first to third)
[Johnson to second]; Blair singled to left [Johnson scored,
Dobson to second]; Grich flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Kekich popped to first in foul territory; Clarke
grounded out (first to pitcher); Gibbs singled to third; Torres
singled to right [Gibbs to second]; White tripled to right
[Gibbs scored, Torres scored]; Alou popped to third in foul
territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 3.

ORIOLES 6TH: Rettenmund grounded out (pitcher to first); F.
Robinson singled to center; B. Robinson flied out to right;
Powell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 6TH: Ellis flied out to left; Hansen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Michael flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 3.

ORIOLES 7TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Etchebarren
grounded out (shortstop to first); Dobson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 7TH: Kekich grounded out (pitcher to first); Clarke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gibbs grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 2, Yankees 3.

ORIOLES 8TH: Blair singled to left; Grich flied out to center;
Rettenmund singled to left [Blair to third]; AKER REPLACED
KEKICH (PITCHING); F. Robinson hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Blair scored, Rettenmund to second]; B. Robinson flied out to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 3, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 8TH: Torres was called out on strikes; White homered;
Alou grounded out (third to first); Ellis grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 3, Yankees 4.

ORIOLES 9TH: Powell doubled; SALMON RAN FOR POWELL; Johnson
flied out to right [Salmon to third]; BUFORD BATTED FOR
ETCHEBARREN; Buford reached on an error by Ellis [Salmon scored
(no RBI)]; HENDRICKS BATTED FOR DOBSON; CLOSTER REPLACED AKER
(PITCHING); MOTTON BATTED FOR HENDRICKS; Motton singled to left
[Buford to second]; Blair singled to left [Buford to third,
Motton to second]; HAMBRIGHT REPLACED CLOSTER (PITCHING); Grich
singled [Buford scored (unearned), Motton scored, Blair to
third]; Rettenmund grounded out (third to first) [Blair scored,
Grich to second]; F. Robinson singled to left [Grich scored
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher)]; B. Robinson flied out
to left; 5 R (4 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 8, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 9TH: SALMON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); DALRYMPLE
REPLACED BUFORD (PLAYING C ); WATT REPLACED MOTTON (PITCHING);
Hansen flied out to center; Michael grounded out (first
unassisted); LYTTLE BATTED FOR HAMBRIGHT; Lyttle was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 8, Yankees 4.



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