Update:   Home Run Derby -  Historical yearly results from the All-Star game home run derby now available in the EVENTS/ALL-STAR section. View by year, filter by team.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 31-27L3011 001 010 471
Baltimore Orioles 37-21W5000 101 003 582
Date of Game:  Sunday, June 10, 1979
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Benny Ayala - 2 home runs
  • Al Oliver - 2 sacrifice flies

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Grubbrf30.310300000.315467279231
    Billy Samplelf24.069120030.2645058085
    Al Olivercf32.239200200.3025714928351
    Pat Putnam1b25.189401100.27946776211
    Buddy Bell3b27.288400000.2665810441292
    Oscar Gambledh29.172312100.3462410443101
        Dave Robertsph28.113101000.15812518000
    Jim Sundbergc28.023301000.219577802242
    Larvell Blanksss29.133212010.29326498070
        Nelson Normanss21.018100000.1975679052
    Bump Wills2b26.318300000.2375836711717
        Jim Kernp30.087000000.00026199000
    Totals: 2747440.2595166883 

    Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mark Belangerss35.002100000.134511733043
        Kiko Garciass25.239300000.23445200382
        Terry Crowleyph32.114101100.26321548120
    Benny Ayalalf28.123422200.385652230
    Ken Singletonrf32.000400001.32058130214381
    Eddie Murray1b23.107311010.278583794341
    Gary Roenickecf24.187201020.3014710311300
        Al Bumbrypr32.050010000.2815468022112
    Lee Maydh36.079311000.30351184810372
    Doug DeCinces3b28.285301010.198255184121
    Rich Dauer2b26.318301000.256542944240
        Pat Kellyph34.315100000.350191199290
    Dave Skaggsc27.364300000.23420136050
        John Lowensteinph32.134000010.305337564115
    Totals: 3158351.2585429748 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Doug DeCinces (4), Eddie Murray (12)
    HR:  Benny Ayala 2 (2), Oscar Gamble (3)
    RBIs:  Benny Ayala 2 (3), Terry Crowley (2), Oscar Gamble (10), Al Oliver 2 (35), Pat Putnam (21)
    SB:  Billy Sample (5)
    SH:  Johnny Grubb (1), Lee May (1), Jim Sundberg (1), Bump Wills (4)
    SF:  Al Oliver 2 (3)
    GDP:  Doug DeCinces (4), Johnny Grubb (5), Pat Kelly (2), Dave Skaggs (3), Bump Wills (5)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Jon Matlack29.14287332123.721.220009247
    Jim Kern  (L 7-1)30.0870.21223001.641.1800026211
    Pitching Totals:8.7855512 00035458

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dennis Martinez  (W 9-2)24.02797434013.031.0600015101
    Pitching Totals:9743401 00015101

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jon Matlack 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0;  Dennis Martinez 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jon Matlack 31;  Jim Kern 6;  Dennis Martinez 36; 
    Time of Game:  2:25    Attendance:  22,658
    Umpires:   Home:   Dave Phillips  1B  Dan Morrison  2B  Al Clark  3B  Durwood Merrill 

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