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BOXSCORE: 1977 Atlanta Athletics At 1977 Baltimore Pirates          5/21/1977
 
  Athletics          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Pirates            AB  R  H RBI AVG
  B.North CF          4  0  1  0 .083     C.Geronimo CF       4  0  1  1 .241  
  M.Jorgensen 1B      4  0  0  0 .273     R.Stennett 2B       3  0  0  0 .281  
  J.Burroughs RF      4  0  0  0 .206   A-P.Garner PR,3B      1  0  1  0 .400  
  W.Gross 3B          3  0  0  0 .184     D.Parker LF         3  0  1  0 .370  
  G.Matthews LF       3  0  1  0 .323     B.Robinson 1B       3  1  0  0 .333  
  D.Murphy C          2  0  0  0 .299     B.Oglivie RF        4  1  1  2 .263  
  R.Scott SS          3  0  0  0 .302     D.Decinces 3B,2B    3  0  1  0 .246  
  M.Perez 2B          3  0  0  0 .246     M.May C             3  0  0  0 .167  
  R.Langford P        2  0  0  0 .235     M.Belanger SS       3  1  2  0 .239  
B-B.Bonnell PH        1  0  0  0 .303     D.Ellis P           1  0  0  0 .000  
  D.Giusti P          0  0  0  0 .000     R.Gossage P         0  0  0  0 .000  
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      29  0  2  0                 Totals      28  3  7  3
 
A-Pinch Ran For Stennett In 5th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Langford In 8th Inning
 
INJURY: Rennie Stennett INJURED (for 2 more games) in 5th inning
 
Athletics....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  0  2  1
Pirates......... 0 0 0  2 1 0  0 0    -  3  7  0
 
Athletics (15-25)        IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
R.Langford LOSS(2-7)      7       6   3   3   1   5   1   3.00
D.Giusti                  1       1   0   0   1   0   0   3.90
Totals                    8       7   3   3   2   5   1
 
Pirates (26-17)          IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
D.Ellis WIN(5-4)          8       2   0   0   1   5   0   6.30
R.Gossage SAVE(13th)      1       0   0   0   0   3   0   4.03
Totals                    9       2   0   0   1   8   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 27,192 DATE- Saturday, May 21st 1977 TIME- Night WEATHER- Average
T- 2:10
LEFT ON BASE- Athletics: 3  Pirates: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Athletics: 0  Pirates: 0
ERRORS- W.Gross
DOUBLES- B.North(1st), P.Garner(4th)
HOME RUNS- B.Oglivie(9th)
CAUGHT STEALING- D.Parker
SACRIFICE HITS- D.Ellis-2
WALKS- D.Murphy, D.Parker, B.Robinson
STRIKE OUTS- B.North, M.Jorgensen, J.Burroughs-2, W.Gross-2, D.Murphy,
             R.Langford, D.Parker, B.Robinson, D.Decinces-2, D.Ellis
2-out RBI- B.Oglivie-2
 
Dock Ellis went 8 strong innings as the Baltimore Pirates topped the Atlanta
Athletics by a score of 3 to 0 at Three Rivers Stadium.
 
Baltimore scored 2 runs in the decisive 4th inning when they had 3 base hits.
The crucial at-bat was provided by Ben Oglivie who came through for the home
fans when he cracked a two-run shot.  Rich Gossage came throught with a
perfect ninth inning to earn his 13th save.  
 
Ellis(5-4) got the win allowing no runs in 8 innings. Rick Langford(2-7) was
tagged with the loss.  He surrendered 6 hits and 1 walk in 7 innings.