Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Senators
June 26, 1970 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on June 26, 1970 at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium. The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Washington Senators and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Baltimore Orioles 12, Washington Senators 2

Baltimore Orioles ab r h rbi
Buford lf 5 3 4 3
Blair cf 4 2 1 0
Robinson F. rf 4 2 2 8
Powell 1b 4 1 2 0
Robinson B. 3b 4 0 1 0
Johnson 2b 5 1 0 0
Hendricks c 5 0 1 0
Belanger ss 4 1 1 1
McNally p 2 2 0 0
Totals 37 12 12 12
Washington Senators ab r h rbi
Brinkman ss 3 0 1 0
Comer cf 4 0 1 0
Howard lf 4 0 0 0
Reichardt rf 2 2 2 2
Rodriguez 3b 3 0 0 0
Unser pr 0 0 0 0
Epstein 1b 4 0 1 0
Casanova c 4 0 1 0
Cullen 2b 4 0 0 0
Coleman p 1 0 1 0
Grzenda p 0 0 0 0
Nen ph 1 0 0 0
Shellenback p 0 0 0 0
Stroud ph 1 0 0 0
Pina p 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 2 7 2
Baltimore 0 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 2 12 12 0
Washington 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 7 0
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
McNally W (11-5) 9.0 7 2 2 2 4
Totals 9.0 7 2 2 2 4
Washington Senators IP H R ER BB SO
Coleman L (5-6) 4.1 6 5 5 5 5
Grzenda 1.2 3 5 5 2 0
Shellenback 2.0 0 0 0 1 1
Pina 1.0 3 2 2 2 0
Totals 9.0 12 12 12 10 6

E –None. DP –Baltimore 3, Washington 1. 2B –Baltimore Blair (15,off Coleman); Powell 2 (17,off Coleman,off Pina), Washington Epstein (8,off McNally). HR –Baltimore Buford (8,3rd inning off Coleman 0 on, 1 out); F Robinson 2 (14,5th inning off Coleman 3 on, 1 out,6th inning off Grzenda 3 on, 1 out), Washington Reichardt 2 (8,7th inning off McNally 0 on, 1 out,9th inning off McNally 0 on, 1 out). HBP –Reichardt (3,by McNally); Rodriguez (3,by McNally). HBP –McNally 2 (6,Reichardt,Rodriguez). U-HP –Art Frantz, 1B –Nestor Chylak, 2B –Russ Goetz, 3B –Don Denkinger. T –2:33. A –13,194.

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