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Wednesday September 13, 1972
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Detroit Tigers 6, Baltimore Orioles 5

Game Played on Wednesday, September 13, 1972 (Night game) at Tiger Stadium

Orioles      0  1  4    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   5  5  1
Tigers       1  0  0    0  5  0    0  0  x  -   6 10  1


Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Buford lf             4   1   1   0     0   2   .208      Taylor 2b             1   0   1   0     0   0   .292
Rettenmund cf,rf      4   1   2   0     0   0   .244        McAuliffe 2b        3   1   1   0     1   0   .236
Grich 2b              4   1   0   0     0   1   .275      Kaline rf             5   0   1   0     0   1   .281
Powell 1b             4   1   1   4     0   0   .243      Freehan c             2   2   1   0     2   1   .272
Crowley rf            2   1   1   1     0   0   .245      Howard 1b             4   1   3   4     0   1   .248
  Blair ph,cf         2   0   0   0     0   0   .222        Lane pr             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Robinson 3b           4   0   0   0     0   0   .250        Cash 1b             0   0   0   0     0   0   .254
Oates c               1   0   0   0     1   0   .260      Horton lf             2   1   1   0     1   0   .221
  Etchebarren ph,c    1   0   0   0     0   1   .199        Northrup ph,lf      1   0   0   0     0   1   .252
Belanger ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .193      Stanley cf            2   1   0   0     2   0   .237
McNally p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .158      Rodriguez 3b          4   0   2   1     0   1   .224
  Alexander p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .043      Brinkman ss           4   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Baylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .254      Coleman p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .101
  Harrison p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .077        Blessitt ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Scott p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Scherman p          1   0   0   0     0   0   .091
  Reynolds p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               32   5   5   5     1   5             Totals               31   6  10   5     6   6

Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 29,788
Left on Base: Orioles 1, Tigers 8
DP: Orioles 1, Tigers 0
Errors: Belanger, McAuliffe
Doubles: Howard (10)
Home Runs: Crowley (11), Powell (19), Howard (10)
Caught Stealing: Rettenmund (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Scherman (1)
GIDP: Stanley (14)


Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
McNally L(13-15)        4.2   6   6   5   5   4   1  24   2.90
Alexander               1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5   2.46
Harrison                0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2   2.22
Scott                   0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   2.49
Reynolds                1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   2.57
Totals                  8    10   6   5   6   6   1  38

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Coleman W(16-13)        5     5   5   4   1   4   2  21   2.66
Scherman SV(12)         4     0   0   0   0   1   0  12   3.57
Totals                  9     5   5   4   1   5   2  33

Balks: Alexander (1)

Umpires: HP - Larry McCoy, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Bill Deegan


ORIOLES 1ST: Buford was called out on strikes; Rettenmund flied
out to right; Grich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles
0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: Taylor singled to left [Taylor out at second (left
to second)]; Kaline grounded out (third to first); Freehan
walked; Howard doubled to left [Freehan scored]; Horton walked;
Stanley forced Horton (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Orioles 0, Tigers 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: MCAULIFFE REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING 2B); Powell
flied out to center; Crowley homered; Robinson flied out to
left; Oates walked; Belanger made an out to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 2ND: Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); Brinkman
grounded out (second to first); Coleman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Tigers 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: McNally popped to third in foul territory; Buford
singled to center; Rettenmund singled to right [Buford to
second]; Grich reached on an error by McAuliffe (assist by
Rodriguez) [Buford to third, Rettenmund to second]; Powell
homered [Buford scored, Rettenmund scored (unearned), Grich
scored]; Crowley flied out to right; Robinson flied out to
center; 4 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe grounded out (first to pitcher); Kaline
singled to center; Freehan struck out; Howard was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: On a bunt Oates made an out to first; Belanger
grounded out (shortstop to first); McNally struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 4TH: Horton flied out to center; Stanley walked;
Rodriguez struck out; Brinkman flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Buford struck out; Rettenmund singled to center;
Rettenmund was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Grich
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 5TH: BLESSITT BATTED FOR COLEMAN; Blessitt grounded out
(first unassisted); McAuliffe singled to center; Kaline made an
out to second; Freehan walked [McAuliffe to second]; Howard
homered [McAuliffe scored, Freehan scored]; Horton singled to
center; Stanley walked [Horton to second]; ALEXANDER REPLACED
MCNALLY (PITCHING); Rodriguez singled to shortstop [Horton
scored, Stanley to third (error by Belanger), Rodriguez to
second]; Alexander balked [Stanley scored (unearned), Rodriguez
to third]; Brinkman flied out to right; 5 R (4 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

ORIOLES 6TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED BLESSITT (PITCHING); Powell
grounded out (second to first); BLAIR BATTED FOR CROWLEY; Blair
flied out to right; Robinson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

TIGERS 6TH: BLAIR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); RETTENMUND
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Scherman flied out to left;
McAuliffe grounded out (second to first); Kaline struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

ORIOLES 7TH: ETCHEBARREN BATTED FOR OATES; Etchebarren was
called out on strikes; Belanger flied out to left; BAYLOR BATTED
FOR ALEXANDER; Baylor flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

TIGERS 7TH: ETCHEBARREN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HARRISON
REPLACED BAYLOR (PITCHING); Freehan singled to left; Howard
singled [Freehan to second]; LANE RAN FOR HOWARD; NORTHRUP
BATTED FOR HORTON; SCOTT REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Northrup
was called out on strikes; REYNOLDS REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING);
Stanley grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Lane out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 5,
Tigers 6.

ORIOLES 8TH: CASH REPLACED LANE (PLAYING 1B); NORTHRUP STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Buford popped to catcher in foul territory;
Rettenmund flied out to center; Grich flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

TIGERS 8TH: Rodriguez singled to center; On a bunt Brinkman
forced Rodriguez (first to shortstop); Scherman out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Brinkman to second];
McAuliffe was walked intentionally; Kaline flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.

ORIOLES 9TH: Powell grounded out (first to pitcher); Blair flied
out to right; Robinson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 5, Tigers 6.



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