Cleveland Indians vs Baltimore Orioles
July 28, 1975 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 28, 1975 at Memorial Stadium. The Cleveland Indians defeated the Baltimore Orioles and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Cleveland Indians 7, Baltimore Orioles 5

Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Manning cf 5 1 0 0
Bell 3b 5 1 1 1
Hendrick rf 4 0 0 1
Carty 1b 4 2 1 1
Powell 1b 0 0 0 0
Robinson dh 2 0 0 0
Gamble ph,dh 2 1 1 0
Spikes lf 4 1 2 3
Ellis c 5 0 2 0
Brohamer 2b 4 0 0 0
Duffy ss 4 1 2 0
Harrison p 0 0 0 0
Bibby p 0 0 0 0
LaRoche p 0 0 0 0
Brown p 0 0 0 0
Waits p 0 0 0 0
Beene p 0 0 0 0
Totals 39 7 9 6
Baltimore Orioles ab r h rbi
Singleton rf 4 0 3 2
Shopay pr,rf 1 0 0 0
Grich 2b 4 2 1 1
Davis dh 5 0 3 1
May 1b 2 0 0 1
Northrup cf 4 0 1 0
Duncan ph,c 1 0 0 0
Baylor lf 5 1 2 0
Robinson 3b 3 0 0 0
Bumbry ph 0 1 0 0
Nordbrook ss 1 0 0 0
Hendricks c 2 0 0 0
DeCinces ph,3b 1 0 0 0
Belanger ss 3 0 0 0
Blair ph,cf 0 1 0 0
Muser ph 1 0 0 0
Grimsley p 0 0 0 0
Alexander p 0 0 0 0
Jackson p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 5 10 5
Cleveland 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 7 9 0
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 5 10 3
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Harrison 7.1 7 2 2 3 1
Bibby 0.2 1 2 2 1 0
LaRoche 0.1 1 1 1 1 1
Brown 0.1 0 0 0 1 0
Waits W (1-0) 0.2 1 0 0 2 1
Beene SV (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 10.0 10 5 5 8 4
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Grimsley 7.1 7 5 4 1 4
Alexander L (3-7) 2.1 0 1 1 2 1
Jackson 0.1 2 1 1 0 0
Totals 10.0 9 7 6 3 5

E –May (8), Robinson (5), Blair (3). DP –Cleveland 2, Baltimore 1. PB –Hendricks (1). 2B –Cleveland Ellis (10,off Grimsley); Gamble (13,off Jackson), Baltimore Davis 2 (12,off Harrison 2). 3B –Cleveland Ellis (1,off Grimsley); Bell (2,off Grimsley), Baltimore Baylor (4,off Bibby). HR –Cleveland Spikes (5,2nd inning off Grimsley 0 on, 2 out); Carty (9,8th inning off Grimsley 0 on, 1 out), Baltimore Grich (9,6th inning off Harrison 0 on, 1 out). SF –Hendrick (6,off Grimsley); May (4,off Bibby). IBB –May (6,by Waits). SB –Manning (10,2nd base off Grimsley/Hendricks); Shopay (3,2nd base off Brown/Ellis). WP –Grimsley (6). IBB –Waits (1,May). U-HP –Terry Cooney, 1B –Nestor Chylak, 2B –Larry McCoy, 3B –Joe Brinkman. T –3:23. A –15,300.

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