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Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Baltimore Orioles 2

Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Baltimore Orioles 2

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World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 11, 1979 (N) at Memorial Stadium

PIT N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 11  2
BAL A    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
BATTING
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf              5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Foli ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Parker rf              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Stargell 1b            4   1   1   0       0   1      12   0
Milner lf              3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  B. Robinson ph       1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Alexander pr,lf      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Madlock 3b             4   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Ott c                  3   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Garner 2b              2   0   1   0       2   0       4   6
Blyleven p             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  D. Robinson p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sanguillen ph        1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   3  11   3       3   4      27  17
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
E: Foli (2), Parker (1).
BATTING - 
SF: Ott (1,off Palmer).
IBB: Garner (1,by Palmer).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Madlock (1,2nd base by Palmer/Dempsey); Alexander (1,2nd base by Stanhouse/Dempsey).
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bumbry cf              5   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Belanger ss            3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Crowley ph           0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  T. Martinez p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanhouse p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Singleton rf           4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Murray 1b              3   1   3   2       1   0      10   2
DeCinces 3b            4   0   0   0       0   0       0   6
Lowenstein lf          3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Smith 2b               4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Dempsey c              3   0   1   0       1   1       4   2
Palmer p               2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Kelly ph             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Garcia ss            1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                32   2   6   2       5   5      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: DeCinces (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Murray (1,off Blyleven).
HR: Murray (1,2nd inning off Blyleven 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Blyleven               6     5   2   2   2   1   1
D. Robinson W(1-0)     2     1   0   0   3   2   0
Tekulve SV(1)          1     0   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9     6   2   2   5   5   1
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Palmer                 7     8   2   2   2   3   0
T. Martinez            1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Stanhouse L(0-1)       1     2   1   1   1   0   0
Totals                 9    11   3   3   3   4   0
WP: Palmer (1).
IBB: Palmer (1,Garner).
Umpires: Bob Engel (NL), Russ Goetz (AL), Terry Tata (NL), Jim McKean (AL), Jerry Neudecker (AL), Paul Runge (NL)
Time of Game: 3:13   Attendance: 53739
Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Baltimore Orioles        
1. Moreno              cf        Bumbry              cf
2. Foli                ss        Belanger            ss
3. Parker              rf        Singleton           rf
4. Stargell            1b        Murray              1b
5. Milner              lf        DeCinces            3b
6. Madlock             3b        Lowenstein          lf
7. Ott                 c         Smith               2b
8. Garner              2b        Dempsey             c
9. Blyleven            p         Palmer              p

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno singled to center; Foli hit into a double
play (first to pitcher) [Moreno out at second]; Parker grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles
0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry grounded out (second to first); Belanger
flied to left; Singleton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell singled to right; Milner singled to center
[Stargell to second]; Madlock singled [Stargell scored, Milner
to third]; Ott hit a sacrifice fly to center [Milner scored];
Madlock was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Murray homered; DeCinces grounded out (third to
first); Lowenstein walked; Smith lined to second; Dempsey
singled to shortstop [Lowenstein to third]; Palmer struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Blyleven lined to center; Moreno struck out; Foli
singled to right; Palmer threw a wild pitch [Foli to second];
Parker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Bumbry made an out to left; Belanger reached on an
error by Parker [Belanger to second]; Singleton grounded out
(second to first) [Belanger to third]; Murray walked; DeCinces
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell made an out to left; Milner popped to
first; Madlock grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Lowenstein singled to second; Smith grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Lowenstein out at
second]; Dempsey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Ott grounded out (pitcher to first); Garner singled
to center; Blyleven grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to second) [Garner out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Palmer made an out to left; Bumbry grounded out
(third to first); Belanger made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Moreno grounded out (third to first); Foli made an
out to center; Parker singled to center; Stargell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: Singleton singled to left; Murray doubled
[Singleton scored]; DeCinces grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Murray to third]; Lowenstein lined into a double play (right to
catcher) [Murray out at third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
2, Orioles 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Milner made an out to center; Madlock singled to
third [Madlock to second (error by DeCinces)]; Ott struck out;
Garner was walked intentionally; EASLER BATTED FOR BLYLEVEN;
Easler walked [Madlock to third, Garner to second]; Moreno
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 7TH: D. ROBINSON REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Smith
popped to first; Dempsey walked; KELLY BATTED FOR PALMER; Kelly
walked [Dempsey to second]; Bumbry struck out; CROWLEY BATTED
FOR BELANGER; Crowley walked [Dempsey to third, Kelly to
second]; Singleton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Orioles 2.

PIRATES 8TH: GARCIA REPLACED KELLY (PLAYING SS); T. MARTINEZ
REPLACED CROWLEY (PITCHING); Foli made an out to right; Parker
grounded out (third to first); Stargell was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 8TH: Murray singled to center; DeCinces reached on an
error by Foli [Murray to second, DeCinces to first (error by
Foli; assist by D. Robinson)]; Lowenstein hit into a double play
(shortstop to second to third to second) [Murray out at third,
DeCinces out at second, Lowenstein to first]; Smith grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 2.

PIRATES 9TH: B. ROBINSON BATTED FOR MILNER; B. Robinson singled
to left; STANHOUSE REPLACED T. MARTINEZ (PITCHING); ALEXANDER
RAN FOR B. ROBINSON; Alexander was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Madlock flied to center; Ott singled;
Garner walked [Ott to second]; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR D.
ROBINSON; Sanguillen singled to right [Ott scored, Garner to
third]; Moreno lined to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Orioles 2.

ORIOLES 9TH: ALEXANDER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); TEKULVE
REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PITCHING); Dempsey struck out; Garcia was
called out on strikes; Bumbry grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Orioles 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3  11   2    7
 Orioles          2   6   1    8

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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