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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 22-17W1000 100 001 261
Boston Red Sox 24-14L1000 000 000 021
Date of Game:  Sunday, May 20, 1979
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Tommy John - Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mickey Riverscf30.201402000.290309032122
    Willie Randolph2b24.318200021.260384740139
    Thurman Munsonc31.348400003.3163813641191
    Graig Nettles3b34.273411100.3083915728330
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.002411101.3023816888273
    Chris Chambliss1b30.145402000.2333611756130
    Roy Whitelf35.145400000.214121811030
    Jim Spencerdh31.295400002.2763312704110
    Bucky Dentss27.177300001.27336826080
    Totals: 3326228.18230011083 

    Boston Red Sox Batting Stats

    Jerry Remy2b26.193301001.325386300158
        Larry Wolfeph26.079100000.18710106020
    Rick Burlesonss28.021300000.265387602143
    Fred Lynncf27.107301000.3033860813361
    Jim Ricedh26.073300000.338386826264
    Carl Yastrzemskilf39.272300003.2833827537271
    Butch Hobson3b27.277300001.261264104182
    George Scott1b35.058300000.2363819664230
    Dwight Evansrf27.199300000.244388026144
    Gary Allensonc24.105300000.2082828140
    Totals: 2802005.0713308745 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Chris Chambliss (4), Fred Lynn (9), Mickey Rivers (5)
    HR:  Reggie Jackson (8), Graig Nettles (8)
    RBIs:  Reggie Jackson (27), Graig Nettles (33)
    GDP:  Thurman Munson (4), Larry Wolfe (1)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

    Tommy John  (W 9-0)35.36492000501.590.9200010460
    Pitching Totals:9200050 00010460

    Boston Red Sox Pitching Stats

    Dennis Eckersley  (L 4-3)24.22996222823.301.330009147
    Pitching Totals:9622282 0009147

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Tommy John 0-0-0;  Dennis Eckersley 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Tommy John 28;  Dennis Eckersley 35; 
    Time of Game:  1:58    Attendance:  33,932
    Umpires:   Home:   Larry McCoy  1B  Joe Brinkman  2B  Vic Voltaggio  3B  Marty Springstead 

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