Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 5-6L3000 101 000 2100
Boston Red Sox 7-4W2110 120 13x 9140
Date of Game:  Friday, April 20, 1979
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Jim Rice - 4 hits

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    George Brett3b25.340500000.30611742043
    Hal McRaedh33.284402000.333111104161
    Amos Otiscf31.360400001.289111388173
    Darrell Porterc27.094311011.378118270130
    Al Cowensrf27.178311010.28211687160
    Pete LaCock1b27.094100000.28111480040
        John Wathanph-1b29.198302001.4176154040
    Clint Hurdlelf21.264403200.27311153060
    Frank White2b28.228400000.23111719042
    Freddie Patekss34.193201020.351111429052
        Eduardo Rodriguezp27.045000000.0006203000
        George Throopp28.147000000.000315000
    Totals: 33210243.3031147901 

    Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

    Jerry Remy2b26.163522100.23511603032
    Rick Burlesonss27.357533100.31111733151
    Fred Lynncf27.077311220.308115816131
    Jim Ricedh26.043514201.35911655191
    Carl Yastrzemskilf39.242413310.3751127263100
    George Scott1b35.028400002.220111939170
    Jack Brohamer3b29.053311011.3449675030
    Dwight Evansrf27.169400001.20011775240
    Gary Allensonc24.075400001.24099130
        Andy Hasslerp27.185000000.000254000
    Totals: 37914946.378978750 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jack Brohamer (3), Rick Burleson (3), Clint Hurdle (4), Hal McRae (5), Carl Yastrzemski (5)
    3B:  Rick Burleson (1)
    HR:  Carl Yastrzemski (3)
    RBIs:  Rick Burleson (5), Clint Hurdle 2 (6), Fred Lynn 2 (13), Jerry Remy (3), Jim Rice 2 (9), Carl Yastrzemski 3 (10)
    SB:  Freddie Patek (2)
    CS: Al Cowens (1)
    GDP:  George Brett (2), George Scott (3), Frank White (2)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dennis Leonard  (L 1-2)27.348711662614.951.550003153
    Eduardo Rodriguez27.0450.22331007.201.600006241
    George Throop28.1470.110010027.009.00000315
    Pitching Totals:81499461 00012409

    Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

    Dennis Eckersley24.19934001102.631.420004142
    Andy Hassler  (W 1-0)27.18566223202.571.430002154
    Pitching Totals:91022430 0006296

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Dennis Leonard; Eduardo Rodriguez 2; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dennis Leonard 0-0-0;  Eduardo Rodriguez 0-0-0;  George Throop 0-0-0;  Dennis Eckersley 0-0-0;  Andy Hassler 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dennis Leonard 33;  Eduardo Rodriguez 5;  George Throop 3;  Dennis Eckersley 12;  Andy Hassler 25; 
    Time of Game:  2:33    Attendance:  20,925
    Umpires:   Home:   Lester Pratt  1B  Derryl Cousins  2B  Clarence Merritt  3B  Dick Clegg 

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