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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 64-71L1000 010 131 6130
Boston Red Sox 77-54W1042 010 20x 9121
Date of Game:  Friday, August 31, 1979
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Feats and Milestones

Texas Rangers Batting Stats

Mickey Riverscf30.304402100.2751069795377
Bump Wills2b27.035503201.26811942843531
Al Oliverlf32.321200120.327115155012663
Richie Ziskrf30.206511001.27212198014571
Buddy Bell3b-ss28.004500001.302135112118823
Willie Montanezdh31.152511000.23712113546520
Pat Putnam1b25.271412000.28211614715561
    Billy Sampleph24.151101100.2701111195306
Jim Sundbergc28.105000000.2651288515533
    John Ellisc31.007321010.2859777311562
Nelson Normanss21.100101000.2011201430154
    Eric Soderholmph-3b30.341211100.2531107909490
    Brian Allardp21.240000000.00022000
    Sparky Lylep35.040000000.00057737000
Totals: 37613633.35114589974 

Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

Rick Burlesonss28.124511101.2861268484508
Tom Poquetterf-cf27.306511301.283643752171
Fred Lynncf27.210413000.346124694361072
    Jim Dwyerpr-rf29.240000000.261564202112
Jim Ricedh26.176221120.324130774331038
Carl Yastrzemskilf40.009411201.271125284021763
Bob Watson1b33.143312010.308119144315653
Butch Hobson3b28.014412200.25911850221752
Stan Papi2b28.208400001.18938126160
Mike O'Berryc25.133411000.1762222110
    Tom Burgmeierp36.029000000.00037572000
Totals: 35912934.3439598616 

Game Stats


2B:  Butch Hobson (21), Fred Lynn (35), Pat Putnam 2 (17), Richie Zisk (18)
HR:  Tom Poquette (2), Carl Yastrzemski (21)
RBIs:  Rick Burleson (50), Butch Hobson 2 (75), Al Oliver (66), Tom Poquette 3 (17), Jim Rice (103), Mickey Rivers (37), Billy Sample (30), Eric Soderholm (49), Bump Wills 2 (35), Carl Yastrzemski 2 (76)
SB:  Jim Rice (8), Mickey Rivers (7), Bump Wills 2 (31)
CS: Bump Wills (7)
SF:  Al Oliver (6), Mickey Rivers (8)
GDP:  Butch Hobson (16), Richie Zisk (11)

Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

Steve Comer  (L 13-10)25.23047772023.901.340002959
Brian Allard21.24035221204.801.4700066
Sparky Lyle35.04010000203.351.1500057737
Pitching Totals:81299342 00092802

Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

Mike Torrez  (W 14-9)33.0037.211543304.691.5300030348
Tom Burgmeier  (Sv 3)36.0291.12110002.221.1500037537
Pitching Totals:91365330 00067885

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Steve Comer 0-0-0;  Brian Allard 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Mike Torrez 0-0-0;  Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Steve Comer 21;  Brian Allard 14;  Sparky Lyle 3;  Mike Torrez 38;  Tom Burgmeier 6; 
Time of Game:  2:36    Attendance:  31,314
Umpires:   Home:   Joe Brinkman  1B  Vic Voltaggio  2B  Marty Springstead  3B  Larry McCoy 

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