On October 9, 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.

 

(Photo) Willie Stargell climbs high on the outfield fence and barely misses the home run hit by Merv Rettenmund in Game 1 of the 1971 World Series

 

 

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