On October 9, 1971 — 1971 – The Orioles win the opener of the World Series over the Pirates, 5 – 3. Dave McNally tosses a three-hitter and Merv Rettenmund adds a three-run home run.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 9
National Pastime October 9
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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