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Oakland Athletics 2, Baltimore Orioles 1

Oakland Athletics 2, Baltimore Orioles 1

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 9, 1973 (D) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

BAL A    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   1  3  0
OAK A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  -   2  4  3
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rettenmund rf          5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Grich 2b               5   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Blair cf               4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Davis dh               3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Baylor lf              4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Robinson 3b            4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Williams 1b            4   1   1   1       0   0      13   0
Etchebarren c          4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Belanger ss            4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Cuellar p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                37   1   3   1       1   7      30  13
BATTING - 
HR: Williams (1,2nd inning off Holtzman 0 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          5   1   1   1       0   1       1   3
Rudi lf                4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Bando 3b               4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Jackson rf             4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Tenace 1b,c            4   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
Johnson dh             2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Conigliaro cf          4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Fosse c                1   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
  Alou ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis pr             0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo 1b         1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Green 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Andrews ph           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kubiak 2b            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Holtzman p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                33   2   4   2       3  11      33  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Davalillo (1), Green 2 (2).
BATTING - 
HR: Campaneris (2,11th inning off Cuellar 0 on, 0 out).
SH: Andrews (1,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cuellar L(0-1)        10     4   2   2   3  11   1
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Holtzman W(1-0)       11     3   1   1   1   7   1

Umpires: George Maloney, Bill Haller, Merlyn Anthony, Nestor Chylak, Jim Odom, Larry McCoy
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 34367
Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore Orioles             Oakland Athletics        
1. Rettenmund          rf        Campaneris          ss
2. Grich               2b        Rudi                lf
3. Blair               cf        Bando               3b
4. Davis               dh        Jackson             rf
5. Baylor              lf        Tenace              1b
6. Robinson            3b        Johnson             dh
7. Williams            1b        Conigliaro          cf
8. Etchebarren         c         Fosse               c
9. Belanger            ss        Green               2b
   Cuellar             p         Holtzman            p

ORIOLES 1ST: Rettenmund struck out; Grich singled to left; Blair
lined to center; Davis reached on an error by Green [Grich to
second]; Baylor struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris made an out to right; Rudi grounded
out (second to first); Bando made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Robinson grounded out (third to first); Williams
homered; Etchebarren lined to third; Belanger struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Jackson struck out; Tenace popped to shortstop;
Johnson walked; Conigliaro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Rettenmund grounded out (shortstop to first); Grich
grounded out (first to pitcher); Blair grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Fosse walked; Green forced Fosse (pitcher to
shortstop); Campaneris popped to first; Rudi made an out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 4TH: Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Baylor was
called out on strikes; Robinson grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Bando grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson
grounded out (second to first); Tenace singled to left; Johnson
walked [Tenace to second]; Conigliaro struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 5TH: Williams made an out to center; Etchebarren
grounded out (second to first); Belanger made an out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Fosse struck out (catcher to first); Green popped
to second; Campaneris grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 6TH: Rettenmund popped to first in foul territory; Grich
made an out to center; Blair struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Rudi grounded out (third to first); Bando struck
out; Jackson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 7TH: Davis walked; Baylor grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Davis out at second]; Robinson
reached on an error by Green; Williams forced Robinson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Tenace was called out on strikes; Johnson struck
out; Conigliaro grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ORIOLES 8TH: Etchebarren lined to shortstop; Belanger made an
out to center; Rettenmund was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 8TH: ALOU BATTED FOR FOSSE; Alou singled to left;
LEWIS RAN FOR ALOU; ANDREWS BATTED FOR GREEN; Andrews out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Lewis to second]; Campaneris
struck out; Rudi singled [Lewis scored]; Bando struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 9TH: DAVALILLO REPLACED LEWIS (PLAYING 1B); TENACE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); KUBIAK REPLACED ANDREWS (PLAYING
2B); Grich made an out to right; Blair singled to center; Davis
grounded out (first unassisted) [Blair to third (error by
Davalillo)]; Baylor struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles
1, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Jackson struck out; Tenace made an out to center;
Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 10TH: Robinson made an out to right; Williams grounded
out (second to first); Etchebarren made an out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 10TH: Conigliaro grounded out (shortstop to first);
Davalillo grounded out (third to first); Kubiak struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Athletics 1.

ORIOLES 11TH: Belanger made an out to left; Rettenmund made an
out to center; Grich lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 11TH: Campaneris homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Athletics 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          1   3   0    4
 Athletics        2   4   3    5

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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