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Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Baltimore Orioles 1

Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Baltimore Orioles 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 12, 1971 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

BAL A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  3  3
PIT N    1  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  x  -   5  7  0
BATTING
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Buford lf              4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Rettenmund cf          4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Powell 1b              4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
F. Robinson rf         4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Hendricks c            3   0   0   0       1   2       4   1
B. Robinson 3b         3   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Johnson 2b             3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Belanger ss            3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Cuellar p              1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Dukes p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shopay ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watt p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                30   1   3   1       2   8      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Powell (1), B. Robinson (1), Cuellar (1).
BATTING - 
HR: F. Robinson (2,7th inning off Blass 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                4   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Oliver cf              4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Clemente rf            4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Stargell lf            1   1   0   0       3   1       2   0
Robertson 1b           4   1   1   3       0   2       8   1
Sanguillen c           4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Pagan 3b               4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Alley ss               2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Hernandez ss         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Blass p                4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                32   5   7   5       6   5      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Cash (1,off Cuellar); Pagan (1,off Cuellar); Sanguillen (1,off Cuellar).
HR: Robertson (1,7th inning off Cuellar 2 on, 0 out).
IBB: Cash (1,by Cuellar).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cuellar L(0-1)         6     7   5   4   6   4   1
Dukes                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Watt                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8     7   5   4   6   5   1
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Blass W(1-0)           9     3   1   1   2   8   1
IBB: Cuellar (1,Cash).
Umpires: John Rice (AL), Ed Vargo (NL), Jim Odom (AL), John Kibler (NL), Ed Sudol (NL), Nestor Chylak (AL)
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 50403
Starting Lineups:

   Baltimore Orioles             Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Buford              lf        Cash                2b
2. Rettenmund          cf        Oliver              cf
3. Powell              1b        Clemente            rf
4. F. Robinson         rf        Stargell            lf
5. Hendricks           c         Robertson           1b
6. B. Robinson         3b        Sanguillen          c
7. Johnson             2b        Pagan               3b
8. Belanger            ss        Alley               ss
9. Cuellar             p         Blass               p

ORIOLES 1ST: Buford made an out to left; Rettenmund grounded out
(shortstop to first); Powell grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash doubled to left; Oliver reached on an error by
Powell [Cash to third, Oliver to first]; Clemente forced Oliver
(second to shortstop) [Cash scored]; Stargell walked [Clemente
to second]; Robertson lined into a double play (third to second)
[Clemente out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Pirates 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: F. Robinson struck out; Hendricks walked; B.
Robinson popped to first in foul territory; Johnson made an out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen made an out to right; Pagan doubled to
left; Alley grounded out (second to first) [Pagan to third];
Blass grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Belanger popped to second; Cuellar lined to right;
Buford made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Cash lined to center; Oliver flied to left in foul
territory; Clemente grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Rettenmund flied to right; Powell was called out on
strikes; F. Robinson made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell walked; Robertson was called out on
strikes; Sanguillen singled to center [Stargell to second];
Pagan made an out to center; Alley walked [Stargell to third,
Sanguillen to second]; Blass forced Alley (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: Hendricks struck out; B. Robinson singled; Johnson
forced B. Robinson (shortstop to second); Belanger forced
Johnson (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles
0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Cash made an out to center; Oliver walked; Clemente
singled to center [Oliver to third, Clemente to second (error by
B. Robinson)]; Stargell was called out on strikes; Robertson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: Cuellar walked; Buford was called out on strikes;
Rettenmund grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cuellar to second];
Powell grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Orioles 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen doubled; Pagan singled to left
[Sanguillen scored]; Alley grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Pagan to second]; Blass grounded out (third to first); Cash was
walked intentionally; Oliver struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Orioles 0, Pirates 2.

ORIOLES 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED ALLEY (PLAYING SS); F. Robinson
homered; Hendricks struck out; B. Robinson struck out; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Orioles 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Clemente reached on an error by Cuellar [Clemente
to first]; Stargell walked [Clemente to second]; Robertson
homered [Clemente scored (unearned), Stargell scored]; DUKES
REPLACED CUELLAR (PITCHING); Sanguillen made an out to right;
Pagan made an out to left; Hernandez grounded out (third to
first); 3 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Pirates 5.

ORIOLES 8TH: Belanger struck out; SHOPAY BATTED FOR DUKES;
Shopay grounded out (pitcher to first); Buford grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: WATT REPLACED SHOPAY (PITCHING); Blass struck out
(catcher to first); Cash made an out to left; Oliver popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Orioles 1, Pirates 5.

ORIOLES 9TH: Rettenmund was called out on strikes; Powell flied
to center; F. Robinson singled to left; Hendricks grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Orioles 1, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Orioles          1   3   3    4
 Pirates          5   7   0    9

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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