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Baltimore Orioles 9, California Angels 8

Baltimore Orioles 9, California Angels 8

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Thursday, October 4, 1979 (D) at Memorial Stadium

CAL A    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  3  2  -   8 10  1
BAL A    4  4  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   9 11  1
BATTING
California Angels     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Carew 1b               5   2   1   1       0   0      10   0
Lansford 3b            5   1   3   3       0   0       0   1
Ford rf                5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Baylor dh              4   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Downing c              4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Grich 2b               3   0   0   1       0   0       1   3
Clark lf               3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Harlow ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Miller cf              4   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Anderson ss            2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Rettenmund ph        0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Thon pr,ss           0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Frost p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clear p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aase p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   8  10   8       3   2      24   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Ford (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Carew (2,off Flanagan); Davis (1,off Stanhouse).
HR: Ford (2,1st inning off Flanagan 0 on, 2 out).
SF: Grich (1,off Flanagan); Downing (1,off Stanhouse).
IBB: Baylor (1,by Stanhouse).
Team LOB: 6.
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bumbry cf              4   2   3   0       1   0       3   0
Garcia ss              3   1   2   2       2   1       2   9
Singleton rf           5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Murray 1b              4   2   2   4       0   0      13   0
Lowenstein lf          3   1   0   0       1   2       3   0
Kelly dh               4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
DeCinces 3b            3   1   1   1       1   0       1   2
Dauer 2b               4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Dempsey c              4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Flanagan p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanhouse p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   9  11   8       5   5      27  16
FIELDING - 
E: Murray (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Murray (1,2nd inning off Clear 2 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bumbry 2 (2,2nd base off Frost/Downing 2).
PITCHING
California Angels     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Frost L(0-1)           1.1   5   6   5   3   0   0
Clear                  5.2   4   3   3   2   3   1
Aase                   1     2   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 8    11   9   8   5   5   1
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Flanagan W(1-0)        7     6   6   4   1   2   1
Stanhouse              2     4   2   2   2   0   0
Totals                 9    10   8   6   3   2   1
WP: Clear (1).
IBB: Stanhouse (1,Baylor).
Umpires: Dale Ford, Jim Evans, Don Denkinger, Al Clark, Larry Barnett
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 52108
Starting Lineups:

   California Angels             Baltimore Orioles        
1. Carew               1b        Bumbry              cf
2. Lansford            3b        Garcia              ss
3. Ford                rf        Singleton           rf
4. Baylor              dh        Murray              1b
5. Downing             c         Lowenstein          lf
6. Grich               2b        Kelly               dh
7. Clark               lf        DeCinces            3b
8. Miller              cf        Dauer               2b
9. Anderson            ss        Dempsey             c
   Frost               p         Flanagan            p

ANGELS 1ST: Carew grounded out (shortstop to first); Lansford
grounded out (second to first); Ford homered; Baylor made an out
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry singled to first; Bumbry stole second;
Garcia walked; Singleton grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Bumbry to third, Garcia out at second];
Murray singled to center [Bumbry scored]; Lowenstein walked
[Murray to second]; Kelly singled to center [Murray scored,
Lowenstein to second]; DeCinces singled to right [Lowenstein
scored, Kelly scored (unearned) (error by Ford), DeCinces to
second]; Dauer grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 4.

ANGELS 2ND: Downing grounded out (shortstop to first); Grich
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 2ND: Dempsey grounded out (first unassisted); Bumbry
walked; Bumbry stole second; Garcia singled to right [Bumbry
scored]; CLEAR REPLACED FROST (PITCHING); Singleton singled to
right [Garcia to third]; Murray homered [Garcia scored,
Singleton scored]; Lowenstein struck out; Kelly was called out
on strikes; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 8.

ANGELS 3RD: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Anderson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Carew grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 8.

ORIOLES 3RD: DeCinces walked; Dauer popped to catcher in foul
territory; Dempsey made an out to left; Bumbry singled to center
[DeCinces to third]; Garcia singled to center [DeCinces scored,
Bumbry to third]; Singleton made an out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 9.

ANGELS 4TH: Lansford grounded out (third to first); Ford
grounded out (shortstop to first); Baylor grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 9.

ORIOLES 4TH: Murray made an out to left; Lowenstein struck out;
Kelly made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1,
Orioles 9.

ANGELS 5TH: Downing made an out to left; Grich made an out to
center; Clark struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1,
Orioles 9.

ORIOLES 5TH: DeCinces grounded out (shortstop to first); Dauer
made an out to left; Dempsey made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 1, Orioles 9.

ANGELS 6TH: Miller made an out to left; Anderson made an out to
shortstop; Carew doubled to left; Lansford singled to left
[Carew scored]; Ford grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Angels 2, Orioles 9.

ORIOLES 6TH: Bumbry grounded out (shortstop to first); Garcia
walked; Clear threw a wild pitch [Garcia to second]; Singleton
grounded out (second to first) [Garcia to third]; Murray
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Angels
2, Orioles 9.

ANGELS 7TH: Baylor singled to left; Downing singled to left
[Baylor to third]; Grich hit a sacrifice fly to center [Baylor
scored]; Clark forced Downing (shortstop to second); Miller
forced Clark (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Angels 3, Orioles 9.

ORIOLES 7TH: Lowenstein grounded out (first unassisted); Kelly
grounded out (second to first); DeCinces made an out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Angels 3, Orioles 9.

ANGELS 8TH: RETTENMUND BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Rettenmund walked;
THON RAN FOR RETTENMUND; Carew reached on an error by Murray
[Thon to second]; Lansford singled to center [Thon scored, Carew
to third]; STANHOUSE REPLACED FLANAGAN (PITCHING); Ford lined to
second; Baylor singled to left [Carew scored (unearned),
Lansford to third]; Downing hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Lansford scored (unearned)]; Grich grounded out (second to
first); 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Angels 6, Orioles 9.

ORIOLES 8TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); AASE REPLACED
CLEAR (PITCHING); Dauer grounded out (first unassisted); Dempsey
singled; Bumbry singled [Dempsey to second]; Garcia was called
out on strikes; Singleton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Angels 6, Orioles 9.

ANGELS 9TH: HARLOW BATTED FOR CLARK; Harlow walked; Miller
forced Harlow (second to shortstop); DAVIS BATTED FOR THON;
Davis doubled to left [Miller to third]; Carew grounded out
(second to first) [Miller scored, Davis to third]; Lansford
singled to right [Davis scored]; Ford singled to right [Lansford
to third, Ford to second (on throw)]; Baylor was walked
intentionally; Downing forced Ford (third unassisted); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Angels 8, Orioles 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Angels           8  10   1    6
 Orioles          9  11   1    6

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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