1970 World Series

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The 1970 World Series matched the American League champion Baltimore Orioles against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds, with the Orioles winning in five games.

In this series Emmett Ashford became the first African American to umpire in the Fall Classic. It also featured the first World Series games to be played on artificial turf, as Games 1 and 2 took place at Cincinnati's brand-new Riverfront Stadium.

This was the last World Series in which all games were played in the afternoon.

The Baltimore Orioles won the American League East division by fifteen games over the New York Yankees then defeated the Minnesota Twins, three games to none, in the American League Championship Series. The Cincinnati Reds won the National League West division by 14 ½ games over the Los Angeles Dodgers then defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, three games to none, in the National League Championship Series.

The Hall of Fame players in this World Series were Earl Weaver(As Manager), Jim Palmer, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Sparky Anderson(As Manager), Johnny Bench and Tony Perez.


1970 World Series-Game 1

Date Oct. 10th, 1970
Location Riverfront Stadium
Attendance 51,351

1970 World Series Game 1-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 7 2
Cincinnati 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0

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1970 World Series Game 1-Box Score

Baltimore Orioles 4, Cincinnati Reds 3

Baltimore Orioles Cincinnati Reds
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Buford lf 4 0 1 0 Rose rf 3 0 0 0
Blair cf 4 1 1 0 Tolan cf 4 2 1 0
Powell 1b 3 1 1 2 Perez 3b 3 0 0 0
Robinson F. rf 4 0 0 0 Bench c 4 0 1 1
Robinson B. 3b 4 1 1 1 May 1b 4 1 2 2
Hendricks c 4 1 1 1 Carbo lf 2 0 0 0
Johnson 2b 3 0 1 0 Helms 2b 4 0 1 0
Belanger ss 3 0 1 0 Woodward ss 2 0 0 0
Palmer p 4 0 0 0 Cline ph 1 0 0 0
Richert p 0 0 0 0 Chaney ss 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Stewart ph 1 0 0 0
- - - - - Nolan p 2 0 0 0
- - - - - Carroll p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Bravo ph 1 0 0 0
Total 33 4 7 4 Total 31 3 5 3
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 7 1
Cincinnati 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Palmer W(1-0) 8.2 5 3 3 5 2
Richert SV(1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 5 3 3 5 2
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Nolan L(0-1) 6.2 5 4 4 1 7
Carroll 2.1 2 0 0 2 4
Total 9.0 7 4 4 3 11

E–B Robinson (1). DP–Cincinnati 1. 2B–Baltimore Johnson (1,off Carroll), Cincinnati Tolan (1,off Palmer). HR–Baltimore Powell (1,4th inning off Nolan 1 on, 1 out); Hendricks (1,5th inning off Nolan 0 on, 0 out); B Robinson (1,7th inning off Nolan 0 on, 1 out), Cincinnati May (1,3rd inning off Palmer 1 on, 2 out). IBB–Belanger (1,by Carroll). SH–Nolan (1,off Palmer). SB–Tolan (1,2nd base off Palmer/Hendricks). CS–Carbo (1,2nd base by Palmer/Hendricks). WP–Palmer (1). IBB–Carroll (1,Belanger). U–Ken Burkhart (NL), Red Flaherty (AL), Tony Venzon (NL), Bob Stewart (AL), Emmett Ashford (AL), Bill Williams (NL). T–2:24. A–51,531.


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1970 World Series-Game 2

Date Oct. 11th, 1970
Location Riverfront Stadium
Attendance 51,351

1970 World Series Game 2-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 6 10 2
Cincinnati 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 7 0

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1970 World Series Game 2-Box Score

Baltimore Orioles 6, Cincinnati Reds 5

Baltimore Orioles Cincinnati Reds
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Buford lf 4 1 2 0 Rose rf 3 0 0 0
Blair cf 5 1 2 1 Tolan cf 4 2 1 1
Powell 1b 3 2 2 2 Perez 3b 4 1 1 0
Robinson F. rf 5 0 0 0 Bench c 3 1 1 1
Robinson B. 3b 4 1 1 1 May 1b 4 1 1 2
Hendricks c 3 0 1 2 McRae lf 4 0 2 1
Johnson 2b 3 0 1 0 Helms 2b 4 0 0 0
Belanger ss 4 0 0 0 Woodward ss 2 0 0 0
Cuellar p 1 0 0 0 Cline ph 1 0 0 0
Phoebus p 0 0 0 0 Chaney ss 0 0 0 0
Salmon ph 1 1 1 0 Carbo ph 1 0 0 0
Drabowsky p 1 0 0 0 McGlothlin p 2 0 0 0
Lopez p 0 0 0 0 Wilcox p 0 0 0 0
Hall p 1 0 0 0 Carroll p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Bravo ph 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Gullett p 0 0 0 0
- - - - - Stewart ph 1 0 0 0
Total 35 6 10 6 Total 33 5 7 5
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 6 10 2
Cincinnati 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 7 0
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Cuellar 2.1 4 4 1 1 1
Phoebus W(1-0) 1.2 1 0 0 0 0
Drabowsky 2.1 2 1 1 1 1
Lopex 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Hall SV(1) 2.1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 7 5 2 2 2
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
McGlothlin 4.1 6 4 4 2 2
Wilcox L(0-1) 0.1 3 2 2 0 0
Carroll 2.1 1 0 0 0 1
Gullett 2.0 0 0 0 3 2
Total 9.0 10 6 6 5 5

E–Blair (1), Belanger (1). DP–Baltimore 1, Cincinnati 2. 2B–Baltimore Hendricks (1,off Wilcox), Cincinnati May (1,off Cuellar); McRae (1,off Phoebus). HR–Baltimore Powell (2,4th inning off McGlothlin 0 on, 0 out), Cincinnati Tolan (1,3rd inning off Cuellar 0 on, 0 out); Bench (1,6th inning off Drabowsky 0 on, 0 out). SH–Bravo (1,off Drabowsky). U–Red Flaherty (AL), Tony Venzon (NL), Bob Stewart (AL), Bill Williams (NL), Ken Burkhart (NL), Emmett Ashford (AL). T–2:26. A–51,531.


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1970 World Series-Game 3

Date Oct. 13th, 1970
Location Memorial Stadium
Attendance 51,773

1970 World Series Game 3-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 9 0
Baltimore 2 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 x 9 10 1

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1970 World Series Game 3-Box Score

Cincinnati Reds 3, Baltimore Orioles 9

Cincinnati Reds Baltimore Orioles
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Rose rf 5 0 2 1 Buford lf 3 2 1 1
Tolan cf 4 0 1 0 Belanger ss 4 0 0 0
Perez 3b 3 0 0 0 Powell 1b 3 1 0 0
Bench c 4 0 0 0 Robinson F. rf 4 2 3 1
May 1b 3 1 1 0 Blair cf 3 1 3 1
McRae lf 4 1 2 0 Robinson B. 3b 4 1 2 2
Helms 2b 4 1 1 0 Johnson 2b 2 1 0 0
Concepcion ss 3 0 1 2 Etchebarren c 4 0 0 0
Cloninger p 2 0 0 0 McNally p 4 1 1 4
Granger p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Woodward ph 1 0 1 0 - - - - -
Gullett p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Cline ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 34 3 9 3 Total 31 9 10 9
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 9 0
Baltimore 2 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 x 9 10 1
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Cloninger L(0-1) 5.1 6 5 5 3 3
Granger 0.2 2 3 3 1 1
Gullett 2.0 2 1 1 1 0
Total 8.0 10 9 9 5 4
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
McNally W(1-0) 9.0 9 3 3 2 5
Total 9.0 9 3 3 2 5

E–Etchebarren (1). DP–Cincinnati 1, Baltimore 1. 2B–Baltimore B Robinson 2 (2,off Cloninger,off Granger); Blair (1,off Gullett). HR–Baltimore F Robinson (1,3rd inning off Cloninger 0 on, 2 out); Buford (1,5th inning off Cloninger 0 on, 1 out); McNally (1,6th inning off Granger 3 on, 2 out). SF–Concepcion (1,off McNally). IBB–Johnson (1,by Granger). CS–Blair (1,2nd base by Cloninger/Bench); Johnson (1,2nd base by Cloninger/Bench). IBB–Granger (1,Johnson). U–Tony Venzon (NL), Bob Stewart (AL), Bill Williams (NL), Emmett Ashford (AL), Red Flaherty (AL), Ken Burkhart (NL). T–2:09. A–51,773.


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1970 World Series-Game 4

Date Oct. 14th, 1970
Location Memorial Stadium
Attendance 53,007

1970 World Series Game 4-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 6 8 3
Baltimore 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 8 0

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1970 World Series Game 4-Box Score

Cincinnati Reds 6, Baltimore Orioles 5

Cincinnati Reds Baltimore Orioles
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Tolan cf 3 1 1 0 Buford lf 4 0 0 0
Rose rf 5 1 2 1 Blair cf 3 0 0 0
Perez 3b 4 1 0 0 Powell 1b 3 1 0 0
Bench c 4 1 1 0 Robinson F. rf 4 1 1 1
May 1b 3 2 2 4 Robinson B. 3b 4 2 4 2
Carbo lf 4 0 0 0 Hendricks c 4 0 2 1
Helms 2b 3 0 1 0 Johnson 2b 4 0 0 0
Concepcion ss 3 0 1 1 Belanger ss 3 0 0 0
Carroll p 1 0 0 0 Crowley ph 1 0 0 0
Nolan p 1 0 0 0 Palmer p 3 1 1 0
Gullett p 1 0 0 0 Watt p 0 0 0 0
Woodward ss 0 0 0 0 Drabowsky p 0 0 0 0
Bravo ph 1 0 0 0 Ruttenmund ph 1 0 0 0
Chaney ss 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 34 6 8 6 Total 34 5 8 4
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 6 8 3
Baltimore 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 8 0
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Nolan 2.2 4 4 4 2 2
Gullett 2.2 3 1 0 0 2
Carroll W(1-0) 3.2 1 0 0 0 4
Total 9.0 8 5 4 2 8
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Palmer 7.0 6 5 5 4 7
Watt L(0-1) 1.0 2 1 1 1 3
Drabowsky 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9.0 8 6 6 5 10

E–Tolan (1), Rose (1), Perez (1). 3B–Cincinnati Concepcion (1,off Palmer). HR–Cincinnati Rose (1,5th inning off Palmer 0 on, 1 out); May (2,8th inning off Watt 2 on, 0 out), Baltimore B Robinson (2,2nd inning off Nolan 0 on, 0 out). SH–Blair (1,off Nolan). CS–Tolan (1,2nd base by Drabowsky/Hendricks). U–Bob Stewart (AL), Bill Williams (NL), Emmett Ashford (AL), Ken Burkhart (NL), Tony Venzon (NL), Red Flaherty (AL). T–2:26. A–53,007.


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1970 World Series-Game 5

Date Oct. 15th, 1970
Location Memorial Stadium
Attendance 45,341

1970 World Series Game 5-Line Score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
Baltimore 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 x 9 15 0

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1970 World Series Game 5-Box Score

Cincinnati Reds 3, Baltimore Orioles 9

Cincinnati Reds Baltimore Orioles
Player ab r h rbi Player ab r h rbi
Tolan cf 4 0 0 0 Belanger ss 5 0 1 1
Rose rf 4 1 1 0 Blair cf 4 2 3 1
Perez 3b 4 0 0 0 Robinson F. rf 5 2 2 2
Bench c 4 1 1 1 Powell 1b 5 1 2 1
May 1b 4 1 1 0 Rettenmund lf 4 2 2 2
McRae lf 3 0 1 2 Robinson B. 3b 5 0 1 0
Corrales ph 1 0 0 0 Johnson 2b 4 1 3 2
Helms 2b 3 0 1 0 Etchebarren c 3 1 1 0
Concepcion ss 3 0 1 0 Cuellar p 3 0 0 0
Merritt p 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Granger p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Wilcox p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Bravo ph 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Cloninger p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Carbo ph 1 0 0 0 - - - - -
Washburn p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Carroll p 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Total 32 3 6 3 Total 38 9 15 9
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0
Baltimore 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 2 x 9 15 0
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Merritt L(0-1) 1.2 3 4 4 1 0
Granger 0.2 5 2 2 0 0
Wilcox 1.2 0 0 0 0 2
Cloninger 2.0 4 1 1 2 1
Washburn 1.1 2 2 2 2 0
Carroll 0.2 1 0 0 0 2
Total 8.0 15 9 9 5 5
Baltimore Orioles IP H R ER BB SO
Cuellar W(1-0) 9.0 6 3 3 1 4
Total 9.0 6 3 3 1 4

E–None. DP–Baltimore 1. 2B–Cincinnati Rose (1,off Cuellar); May (2,off Cuellar); McRae (2,off Cuellar), Baltimore Powell (1,off Granger); Johnson (2,off Cloninger). HR–Baltimore F Robinson (2,1st inning off Merritt 1 on, 1 out); Rettenmund (1,5th inning off Cloninger 0 on, 1 out). SH–Cuellar (1,off Washburn). IBB–Etchebarren (1,by Cloninger). IBB–Cloninger (1,Etchebarren). U–Bill Williams (NL), Emmett Ashford (AL), Ken Burkhart (NL), Red Flaherty (AL), Bob Stewart (AL), Tony Venzon (NL). T–2:35. A–45,341.


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Cincinnati Reds Team Hitting Stats

Players Name Pos GM AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Johnny Bench c 5 19 4 0 0 1 3 3 .211 1 2 0
Angel Bravo ph 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1 1 0
Bernie Carbo of 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2 3 0
Clay Carroll p 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Darrel Chaney ss 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Ty Cline ph 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 0 0 0
Tony Cloninger p 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Dave Concepcion ss 3 9 3 0 1 0 0 3 .333 0 0 0
Pat Corrales ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Wayne Granger p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Don Gullett p 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Tommy Helms 2b 5 18 4 0 0 0 1 0 .222 1 1 0
Lee May 1b 5 18 7 2 0 2 6 8 .389 2 2 0
Jim McGlothlin p 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Hal McRae of 3 11 5 2 0 0 1 3 .455 0 1 0
Jim Merritt p 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Gary Nolan p 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Tony Perez 3b 5 18 1 0 0 0 2 0 .056 3 4 0
Pete Rose of 5 20 5 1 0 1 2 2 .250 2 0 0
Jimmy Stewart ph 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Bobby Tolan of 5 19 4 1 0 1 5 1 .211 3 2 1
Ray Washburn p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Milt Wilcox p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Woody Woodward ss 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 0 0 0
AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Total 164 35 6 1 5 20 20 .213 15 23 1



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Cincinnati Reds Team Pitching Stats

Players Name W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Clay Carroll 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 9.0 0.00 5 11 0 2
Tony Cloninger 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 7.1 7.36 10 4 6 5
Wayne Granger 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.1 33.75 7 1 5 1
Don Gullett 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 6.2 1.35 5 4 1 4
Jim McGlothlin 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4.1 8.31 6 2 4 2
Jim Merritt 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.2 21.60 3 0 4 1
Gary Nolan 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 9.1 7.71 9 9 8 3
Ray Washburn 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.1 13.50 2 0 2 2
Milt Wilcox 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 9.00 3 2 2 0
W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Total 1 4 18 5 0 0 0 43.0 6.70 50 33 32 20

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Baltimore Orioles Team Hitting Stats

Players Name Pos G AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Mark Belanger ss 5 19 2 0 0 0 0 1 .105 1 2 0
Paul Blair of 5 19 9 1 0 0 5 3 .474 2 4 0
Don Buford of 4 15 4 0 0 1 3 1 .267 3 2 0
Terry Crowley ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Mike Cuellar p 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 2 0
Moe Drabowsky p 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Andy Etchebarren c 2 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 .143 2 3 0
Dick Hall p 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0
Ellie Hendricks c 3 11 4 1 0 1 1 4 .364 1 2 0
Davey Johnson 2b 5 16 5 2 0 0 2 2 .313 5 2 0
Marcelino Lopez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Dave McNally p 1 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .250 0 2 0
Jim Palmer p 2 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 .143 0 3 0
Tom Phoebus p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Boog Powell 1b 5 17 5 1 0 2 6 5 .294 5 2 0
Merv Rettenmund of 2 5 2 0 0 1 2 2 .400 1 0 0
Pete Richert p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Brooks Robinson 3b 5 21 9 2 0 2 5 6 .429 0 2 0
Frank Robinson of 5 22 6 0 0 2 5 4 .273 0 5 0
Chico Salmon ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0
Eddie Watt p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI Avg BB SO SB
Total 171 50 7 0 10 33 32 .292 20 33 0

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Baltimore Orioles Team Pitching Stats

Players Name W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Mike Cuellar 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 11.1 3.18 10 5 4 2
Moe Drabowsky 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3.1 2.70 2 1 1 1
Dick Hall 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2.1 0.00 0 0 0 0
Marcelino Lopez 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.00 0 0 0 0
Dave McNally 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 3.00 9 5 3 2
Jim Palmer 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 15.0 4.60 11 9 8 9
Tom Phoebus 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.2 0.00 1 0 0 0
Pete Richert 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.1 0.00 0 0 0 0
Eddie Watt 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 9.00 2 3 1 1
W L G GS CG S SH IP ERA H SO ER BB
Total 4 1 12 5 2 2 0 45.0 3.40 35 23 17 15

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