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.