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Wednesday August 24, 1977
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The Orioles pounded out their season high of 19 hits and ended a three-game losing streak with a 10-5 victory over the White Sox. Every Oriole starter hit safely and scored at least one run. Al Bumbry and Rich Dauer led the parade with four singles apiece. Doug DeCinces rapped a double and two singles, driving in three runs. Lee May hit a triple and two singles, good for a pair of RBIs, while Dave Skaggs also accounted for two runs with a double. [The Sporting News]


Baltimore Orioles 10, Chicago White Sox 5

Game Played on Wednesday, August 24, 1977 (Night game) at Memorial Stadium

White Sox    0  0  2    0  2  0    0  1  0  -   5 10  0
Orioles      0  0  1    3  1  5    0  0  x  -  10 19  2


White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Orioles              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Garr lf               4   2   1   0     1   0   .292      Bumbry cf             4   1   4   0     1   0   .292
Bannister ss          4   1   0   0     1   0   .295      Dauer 2b,3b           4   2   4   1     1   0   .222
Orta 2b               5   0   1   2     0   0   .280      Singleton rf          5   1   1   1     0   2   .332
Zisk rf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .309        Kelly rf            0   0   0   0     0   0   .258
L. Johnson dh         3   0   2   0     2   0   .322      L. May 1b             5   1   3   2     0   0   .253
Soderholm 3b          5   0   0   0     0   0   .277        Muser 1b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .243
Lemon cf              5   1   2   0     0   1   .280      Murray dh             5   1   1   0     0   0   .268
Spencer 1b            4   0   2   0     0   0   .250      Mora lf               5   1   1   1     0   2   .265
Essian c              2   1   1   1     2   0   .267      DeCinces 3b           4   1   3   3     0   1   .258
Stone p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Smith 2b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .224
  B. Johnson p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Belanger ss           4   1   1   0     0   0   .188
                                                          Skaggs c              4   1   1   2     0   1   .262
                                                          Grimsley p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            McGregor p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Drago p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               36   5  10   4     6   1             Totals               40  10  19  10     2   6

Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 10,913
Left on Base: White Sox 11, Orioles 8
DP: White Sox 0, Orioles 2
Errors: DeCinces, Belanger
Doubles: Lemon (29), Skaggs (5), DeCinces (22)
Triples: L. May (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Zisk (8)
GIDP: Soderholm (13), Zisk (13)


White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stone L(13-9)           5.1  14   8   8   2   5   0  30   4.36
B. Johnson              2.2   5   2   2   0   1   0  12   3.91
Totals                  8    19  10  10   2   6   0  42

Orioles                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Grimsley                4.1   4   4   2   4   1   0  21   3.49
McGregor W(2-2)         3.1   5   1   1   1   0   0  16   4.75
Drago                   1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6   2.94
Totals                  9    10   5   3   6   1   0  43

Wild Pitches: Stone (7)

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Larry McCoy, 2B - Hank Soar, 3B - Durwood Merrill


WHITE SOX 1ST: Garr popped to first; Bannister grounded out
(third to first); Orta grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry singled to right [Bumbry out at second
(right to shortstop)]; Dauer walked; Singleton struck out; L.
May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
White Sox 0, Orioles 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Zisk singled to center; L. Johnson walked [Zisk
to second]; Soderholm grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Zisk to third, L. Johnson out at second];
Lemon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Murray singled to right; Orioles Manager Earl
Weaver ejected by HP umpire Don Denkinger; Mora was called
out on strikes; DeCinces struck out; Belanger flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Orioles 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Spencer singled to right; Essian singled to left
[Spencer to second]; Garr forced Spencer (pitcher to third)
[Essian to second]; Bannister reached on an error by DeCinces
[Essian to third, Garr to second]; Orta reached on a fielder's
choice [Essian scored (unearned), Garr scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Bannister to second (error by Belanger; assist by
Grimsley)]; Zisk grounded into a double play (third to third to
first) [Bannister out at third]; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.
White Sox 2, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Skaggs struck out; Bumbry singled to left; Dauer
singled to center [Bumbry to third]; Singleton reached on a
fielder's choice [Bumbry out at home (pitcher to catcher), Dauer
to second]; Stone threw a wild pitch [Dauer to third, Singleton
to second]; L. May singled to center [Dauer scored, Singleton
out at home (center to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 2, Orioles 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: L. Johnson walked; Soderholm flied out to right;
Lemon popped to catcher; Spencer lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  White Sox 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Murray flied out to center; Mora was called out on
strikes; DeCinces singled to left; Belanger singled to center
[DeCinces to third]; Skaggs doubled to right [DeCinces scored,
Belanger scored]; Bumbry walked; Dauer singled to center [Skaggs
scored, Bumbry to second]; Singleton flied out to right; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 2, Orioles 4.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Essian walked; Garr walked [Essian to second];
Bannister forced Essian (third unassisted) [Garr to second];
Jim Essian called out on appeal for missing 3B, thus negating an
apparent RBI single by Alan Bannister; Orta singled [Garr
scored, Bannister to third]; MCGREGOR REPLACED GRIMSLEY
(PITCHING); Zisk hit a sacrifice fly to right [Bannister
scored]; L. Johnson singled to left [Orta to third]; Soderholm
forced L. Johnson (third to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
White Sox 4, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 5TH: L. May tripled; Murray popped to shortstop; Mora
flied out to right; DeCinces singled to left [L. May scored];
Belanger popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4,
Orioles 5.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Lemon doubled to left; Spencer popped to first;
Essian walked; Garr flied out to right; Bannister grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 4, Orioles 5.

ORIOLES 6TH: Skaggs flied out to left; Bumbry singled to right;
Dauer singled to left [Bumbry to third]; Singleton singled to
right [Bumbry scored, Dauer to third]; B. JOHNSON REPLACED STONE
(PITCHING); L. May singled to right [Dauer scored, Singleton to
second]; Murray forced L. May (first to shortstop) [Singleton to
third]; Mora singled to center [Singleton scored, Murray to
second]; DeCinces doubled to left [Murray scored, Mora scored];
Belanger grounded out (third to first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
White Sox 4, Orioles 10.

WHITE SOX 7TH: SMITH REPLACED DECINCES (PLAYING 2B); DAUER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Orta flied out to center; Zisk
flied out to center; L. Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Orioles 10.

ORIOLES 7TH: Skaggs flied out to center; Bumbry singled; Dauer
singled to right [Bumbry to third, Dauer out at second (right to
shortstop)]; Singleton struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 4, Orioles 10.

WHITE SOX 8TH: KELLY REPLACED SINGLETON (PLAYING RF); Soderholm
grounded out (third to first); Lemon singled to third; Spencer
singled to right [Lemon to third]; Essian forced Spencer (second
to shortstop) [Lemon scored]; Garr singled to catcher [Essian to
second]; DRAGO REPLACED MCGREGOR (PITCHING); Bannister walked
[Essian to third, Garr to second]; Orta flied out to right; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  White Sox 5, Orioles 10.

ORIOLES 8TH: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); Murray
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mora flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Orioles 10.

WHITE SOX 9TH: MUSER REPLACED L. MAY (PLAYING 1B); Zisk grounded
out (second to first); L. Johnson singled to left; Soderholm
popped to shortstop; Lemon popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  White Sox 5, Orioles 10.



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