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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
San Francisco Giants 40-42L3110 100 010 480
Atlanta Braves 35-47W6000 020 012 5110
Date of Game:  Thursday, July 05, 1979
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Phil Niekro - 10 Strikeouts

  • San Francisco Giants Batting Stats

    San Francisco GiantsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Larry Herndoncf25.244412111.316623895204
    Joe Strain2b25.066500001.14877002
    Jack Clarkrf23.238400011.2768140715554
    Willie McCovey1b41.176401011.28360247813420
    Darrell Evans3b32.040533102.2608112288375
        Roger Metzger3b31.269000000.1935911490185
    Terry Whitfieldlf26.174401100.299763704333
    Johnnie LeMasterss25.016301111.268432671166
    Mike Sadekc33.036100020.253382751100
    Eddie Whitsonp24.047400003.0002169000
        Greg Mintonp27.342000000.0001140000
    Totals: 34484610.2355396679 

    Atlanta Braves Batting Stats

    Atlanta BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jerry Royster2b26.260500001.2708053802611
    Gary Matthewsrf29.000500002.3028195217518
    Rowland Officecf26.253501100.260706972183
    Bob Horner3b21.333412101.3244613513410
    Jeff Burroughslf28.120311011.2347910869340
    Mike Lum1b33.251401000.2376413042160
        Glenn Hubbardpr21.283010000.227761202220
    Pepe Friasss30.356311000.290755031243
    Bruce Benedictc23.322302000.2043355041
        Biff Pocorobaph25.345101100.33317343031
        Barry Bonnellpr25.251010000.251722898262
    Phil Niekrop40.095302200.20023572040
        Joe Nolanph28.054000010.26437202390
    Totals: 36511525.3067536796 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Darrell Evans 2 (11)
    3B:  Johnnie LeMaster (1)
    HR:  Darrell Evans (8), Larry Herndon (5), Bob Horner (13)
    RBIs:  Darrell Evans (37), Larry Herndon (20), Bob Horner (41), Johnnie LeMaster (16), Phil Niekro 2 (4), Rowland Office (18), Biff Pocoroba (3), Terry Whitfield (33)
    SB:  Johnnie LeMaster (6)
    SH:  Pepe Frias (8)
    GDP:  Jerry Royster (4)

    San Francisco Giants Pitching Stats

    San Francisco GiantsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Eddie Whitson24.0477.28331514.501.5310365382169
    Greg Minton  (L 1-1)27.34213221002.251.0012751138
    Pitching Totals:8.71155251 115724332107

    Atlanta Braves Pitching Stats

    Phil Niekro  (W 11-10)40.095984461023.861.36153896423575
    Pitching Totals:98446102 153896423575

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Eddie Whitson; Phil Niekro; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Eddie Whitson 103-65-38;  Greg Minton 12-7-5;  Phil Niekro 153-89-64; 
    Batters Faced:  Eddie Whitson 31;  Greg Minton 8;  Phil Niekro 41; 
    Time of Game:  2:37    Attendance:  12,409
    Umpires:   Home:   Charlie Williams  1B  Steve Fields  2B  John Kibler  3B  Jerry Crawford 

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