Baltimore wins Game 1 and send Cy Young Mike Flanagan (23-9 3.08 Grade 15YZ) to the mound against Dave Frost (16-10 3.57 Grade 11Z) for the Angels.
The Angels would get McGregor in the 2nd as Bobby Grich and Rick Miller would drive in runs. Pitchers would settle in as the score would remain 2-0 California until the 7th. In the 7th the Angels would put 2 more on the board as Jim Anderson and Rod Carew would drive in runs with singles. In the 8th the Angels would pad the 4-0 lead as Grich would hit a long 2 run homer to center. The Orioles would scratch across a run in the 8th but would get no more as Frost would go the distance as the Angels win 6-1 and we have a 1-1 series heading back to Anaheim.
Final Score: Angels 6, Orioles 1
WP: Dave Frost (1-0)
LP: Mike Flanagan (0-1)
HR’s: Angels – Bobby Grich (1)