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Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Baltimore Orioles 1

Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Baltimore Orioles 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 17, 1979 (N) at Memorial Stadium

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  2  -   4 10  0
BAL A    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
BATTING
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf              5   1   3   1       0   0       4   0
Foli ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Parker rf              4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
B. Robinson lf         4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Stargell 1b            5   1   4   2       0   0       6   1
Madlock 3b             3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Nicosia c              4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Garner 2b              3   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Bibby p                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Sanguillen ph        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Robinson p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   4  10   4       2   2      27   6
BATTING - 
2B: Stargell 2 (4,off McGregor 2); Garner (4,off Stoddard).
HR: Stargell (3,6th inning off McGregor 1 on, 1 out).
SH: Foli (1,off McGregor).
HBP: Parker (1,by T. Martinez); B. Robinson (1,by D. Martinez).
IBB: Garner (2,by McGregor); Madlock (2,by McGregor).
Team LOB: 10.
Baltimore Orioles     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bumbry cf              3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Garcia ss              3   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Ayala ph             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crowley ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stoddard p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Flanagan p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanhouse p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Martinez p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Martinez p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Singleton rf           3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Murray 1b              4   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Lowenstein lf          2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Roenicke ph,lf       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
DeCinces 3b            4   0   2   0       0   1       3   3
Dempsey c              3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Kelly ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dauer 2b               3   1   1   1       0   0       4   2
McGregor p             1   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  May ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Belanger pr,ss       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                30   1   4   1       4   6      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Garcia (1), Lowenstein (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Dauer (1,3rd inning off Bibby 0 on, 0 out).
IBB: Singleton (1,by Tekulve).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garcia (1,2nd base by Bibby/Nicosia).
PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bibby                  4     3   1   1   0   3   1
D. Robinson            0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0
Jackson W(1-0)         2.2   0   0   0   2   1   0
Tekulve SV(3)          1.2   0   0   0   1   2   0
Totals                 9     4   1   1   4   6   1
Baltimore Orioles     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McGregor L(1-1)        8     7   2   2   2   2   1
Stoddard               0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0
Flanagan               0     1   1   1   0   0   0
Stanhouse              0     1   0   0   0   0   0
T. Martinez            0     0   0   0   0   0   0
D. Martinez            0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    10   4   4   2   2   1
HBP: T. Martinez (1,Parker); D. Martinez (1,B. Robinson).
IBB: Tekulve (2,Singleton); McGregor 2 (2,Garner,Madlock).
Umpires: Jerry Neudecker (AL), Bob Engel (NL), Russ Goetz (AL), Terry Tata (NL), Paul Runge (NL), Jim McKean (AL)
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 53733
Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Baltimore Orioles        
1. Moreno              cf        Bumbry              cf
2. Foli                ss        Garcia              ss
3. Parker              rf        Singleton           rf
4. B. Robinson         lf        Murray              1b
5. Stargell            1b        Lowenstein          lf
6. Madlock             3b        DeCinces            3b
7. Nicosia             c         Dempsey             c
8. Garner              2b        Dauer               2b
9. Bibby               p         McGregor            p

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno singled to center; Foli out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Moreno to second]; Parker popped to
third; B. Robinson popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Bumbry grounded out (first unassisted); Garcia
grounded out (second to first); Singleton grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell singled to left [Stargell to second (error
by Lowenstein)]; Madlock grounded out (shortstop to first);
Nicosia popped to third in foul territory; Garner was walked
intentionally; Bibby grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Murray struck out; Lowenstein was called out on
strikes; DeCinces singled to center; Dempsey grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Moreno lined to right; Foli grounded out (shortstop
to first); Parker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Dauer homered; McGregor grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bumbry popped to shortstop; Garcia singled to right;
Garcia was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 4TH: B. Robinson popped to catcher in foul territory;
Stargell doubled to left; Madlock reached on a fielder's choice
[Stargell to third (error by Garcia)]; Nicosia lined to second;
Garner popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 4TH: Singleton made an out to left; Murray struck out;
Lowenstein popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 5TH: SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR BIBBY; Sanguillen grounded
out (pitcher to first); Moreno lined to left; Foli lined to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 5TH: D. ROBINSON REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PITCHING);
DeCinces singled to center; Dempsey made an out to right; Dauer
made an out to center; McGregor walked [DeCinces to second];
JACKSON REPLACED D. ROBINSON (PITCHING); Bumbry popped to third
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Parker grounded out (second to first); B. Robinson
singled to left; Stargell homered [B. Robinson scored]; Madlock
grounded out (third to first); Nicosia grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 6TH: Garcia popped to second; Singleton flied to center;
Murray popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Garner grounded out (third to first); Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno singled to right; Foli
forced Moreno (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 7TH: ROENICKE BATTED FOR LOWENSTEIN; Roenicke struck
out; DeCinces made an out to center; Dempsey made an out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 8TH: ROENICKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Parker struck
out; B. Robinson made an out to left; Stargell doubled; Madlock
was walked intentionally; Nicosia forced Madlock (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 8TH: Dauer popped to shortstop; MAY BATTED FOR MCGREGOR;
May walked; BELANGER RAN FOR MAY; Bumbry walked [Belanger to
second]; AYALA BATTED FOR GARCIA; TEKULVE REPLACED JACKSON
(PITCHING); CROWLEY BATTED FOR AYALA; Crowley grounded out
(second to first) [Belanger to third, Bumbry to second];
Singleton was walked intentionally; Murray flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2, Orioles 1.

PIRATES 9TH: BELANGER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); STODDARD
REPLACED CROWLEY (PITCHING); Garner doubled to left; Tekulve
grounded out (pitcher to second); FLANAGAN REPLACED STODDARD
(PITCHING); Moreno singled to center [Garner scored]; STANHOUSE
REPLACED FLANAGAN (PITCHING); Foli singled [Moreno to third]; T.
MARTINEZ REPLACED STANHOUSE (PITCHING); Parker was hit by a
pitch [Foli to second]; D. MARTINEZ REPLACED T. MARTINEZ
(PITCHING); B. Robinson was hit by a pitch [Moreno scored, Foli
to third, Parker to second]; Stargell grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [B. Robinson out at second]; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 9TH: Roenicke struck out; DeCinces struck out; KELLY
BATTED FOR DEMPSEY; Kelly made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Orioles 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4  10   0   10
 Orioles          1   4   2    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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