On April 6, 1971 — Before 39‚712 chilled fans in Pittsburgh‚ the Pirates win their Opener‚ 4 – 2‚ over the Phils. Dock Ellis is the winner‚ laying down 3 sacrifice bunts‚ and getting help with 4 Phillie errors.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 6
National Pastime April 6
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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