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  1. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970, the Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 6-2 in 10 innings. Mike Cuellar pitched the entire game to record his 10th win of the season. Cuellar allowed 7 hits while walking 1 and striking out 6. The game was won on Brooks Robinson's 10th inning grand slam homerun. Brooks went 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored and 5 RBI on the day. Of note, Cuellar surrendered Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre's first homerun of the season. BOX SCORE
  2. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 Jim Palmer tossed a three-hitter for his 12th win of the season as he led the Orioles to a 2-0 shutout of the Detroit Tigers. Palmer also struck out 7 and walked 3. Palmer allowed singles to Mickey Stanley, Russ Nagelson and Bill Freehan. For the Birds, Don Buford went 3 for 4 with 1 run scored and Boog Powell went 1 for 3 with 2 RBI. BOX SCORE
  3. And you and yours as well!
  4. #50THANNIVERSARY #4THOFJULY On this day in 1970 the Baltimore Orioles lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-5. The Tigers broke out the fireworks in the 9th inning when they scored 5 runs off of the combination of Dave McNally, Dick Hall and Pete Richert. Richert gave up homeruns to Norm Cash and Mickey Stanley to take the loss. Don Buford went 2 for 4 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI and Davey Johnson went 2 for 4 with 1 run scored for the Birds. BOX SCORE
  5. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 the Baltimore Orioles shutout the Detroit Tigers 4-0 behind Mike Cuellar's 4 hit complete game effort. Cuellar walked 1 and struck out 3 while allowing doubles to both Willie Horton and Dick McAuliffe. Brooks Robinson went 2 for 3 with 1 run scored and Davey Johnson went 2 for 4 for the Birds. BOX SCORE
  6. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970, the Orioles lost to the Cleveland Indians 10-9. The Birds entered the bottom of the ninth trailing 10-6. They struck early with a Don Buford walk, a Frank Robinson single and a Boog Powell three-run homerun. After allowing the homer, Dean Chance struck out Paul Blair and induced Brooks Robinson and Davey Johnson to groundout to end the game. Ray Fosse (2 for 4, 1 run scored, 1 HR, 4 RBI) and Tony Horton (4 for 5, 2 runs scored, 1 HR, 2 RBI) swung the big bats for the Indians. Frank Robinson went 2 for 3 with 1 HR, 3 runs scored and 1 RBI and joined Brooks (2 for 5, 1 run, 3 RBI) and Boog (2 for 4, 1 run, 3 RBI) to pace the Bird's offense. BOX SCORE
  7. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970, Jim Palmer hurled an eight hit, complete game shutout over the Cleveland Indians. Palmer walked 1 and struck out 5 as the Birds won the game 3-0. Brooks Robinson went 3 for 4 with 3 doubles and 2 runs scored. Don Buford (2 for 4) and Davey Johnson (2 for 4, 1 RBI) were the only other Orioles with a multi-hit game. Graig Nettles and Tony Horton each tagged Palmer for 2 hits. BOX SCORE
  8. #50THANNIVERSARY Entering play on July 1, 1970 the Orioles had a record of 47-28. They were in 1st place in the AL East and held a three game lead over the New York Yankees, They held the second best record in the AL behind the Minnesota Twins (45-25), who led them by one-half game. The Orioles went 14-13 during the month of June.
  9. #50THANNIVERSARY Entering play on July 1, 1970 the Orioles had a record of 47-28. They were in 1st place in the AL East and held a three game lead over the New York Yankees, They held the second best record in the AL behind the Minnesota Twins (45-25), who led them by one-half game. The Orioles went 14-13 during the month of June.
  10. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970, the Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 at Memorial Stadium. Dave McNally pitched a complete game and allowed 9 hits while walking 5 and striking out 2 in winning his 12th game of the season. Boog Powell was the star of the game. He went 3 for 4 with 2 HR, 2 runs scored and 3 RBI. Don Buford went 1 for 3 with 1 HR, 2 runs scored and 1 RBI. BOX SCORE
  11. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 the Orioles lost a third consecutive game to the Washington Senators by a score of 5-3. Aurelio Rodriguez's 8th inning three-run homerun off of Mike Cuellar proved to be the difference in the game. He went 2 for 4 with 1 run scored and 3 RBI on the day. The senator's other runs came from Frank Howard's 1st inning 2-run homer. The Birds were limited to just 6 hits by Washington pitchers. BOX SCORE
  12. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 the Orioles lost to the Washington Senators 4-3 in 12 innings. Paul Blair reached on a walk in the 12th inning and scored on an error by Washington's catcher, Paul Casanova, to give the Birds the lead. Washington won the game on a 2-run walk-off homerun by Rick Reichardt off of Eddie Watt. Washington pitching limited the Orioles to 7 hits spread out over the 12 innings. BOX SCORE
  13. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970, the Washington Senators defeated the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 5-3. A three run 8th inning propelled the Senators to victory. Don Buford continued to swing a hot bat; he went 3 for 4 with 1 2B and 1 run scored. Ed Brinkman went 3 for 4 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI for the Senators. Jim Palmer (7.1 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 6 BB, 2 K) took the loss and fell to 10-5 on the season. BOX SCORE
  14. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 the Orioles went to D.C> and beat the Senators 12 to 2. Dave McNally allowed 7 hits while walking 2 and striking out 4 in a complete game victory that improved his record to 11-5 on the season. Don Buford had a day at the plate: 4 for 5, 3 runs scored, 1 HR, 3 RBI. He is slashing .579/ .667/ .789/ 1.456 with 4 RBI and 2 SB on the road trip. The highlight of the game was Frank Robinson's 2 for 4, 2 Runs scored, 8 RBI effort that featured 2 grand-slam homeruns. He hit one in the 5th inning off of Joe Coleman and the second in the 6th inning off of Joe Grzenda. BOX SCORE
  15. #50THANNIVERSARY On this day in 1970 the Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox 13-8 in 14 innings. A 5 hit, 6 run top of the 14th blew the game open. The inning featured 2-RBI doubles by both Boog Powell and Merv Rettenmund. Moe Drabowski pitched the final 5.0 innings of the game (3 H, 1 R, 4 BB, 3K) to earn the win. The lone run he allowed was a homerun to Billy Conigliaro. Don Buford went 4 for 7 with 1 run scored and 1 RBI. Merv Rettenmund went 4 for 8 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI. Boog went 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. Frank Robinson, Davey Johnson and Rettenmund all hit homeruns as part of the Birds 21 hit game. Carl Yastrzemski went 3 for 5 with 1 run and 1 RBI and George Scott went 4 for 7 with 1 run and 1 RBI for the Red Sox. BOX SCORE
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