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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 20-13W1000 003 200 590
Cleveland Indians 16-17L1000 210 000 360
Date of Game:  Thursday, May 18, 1978
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Feats and Milestones

New York Yankees Batting Stats

Willie Randolph2b23.316210030.254323341119
Roy Whitelf34.143301000.205211718051
    Mickey Riverspr-cf29.199221100.274297611122
Thurman Munsonc30.346513101.2803212040141
Reggie Jacksondh32.000400000.2863315447227
Lou Piniellarf-lf34.264411200.3552211481122
Chris Chambliss1b29.143301110.2883310101211
Graig Nettles3b33.271400000.2503214065140
Paul Blaircf-rf34.107401001.28681791011
Bucky Dentss26.175201020.20433700080
    Rich Gossagep26.318000000.00014239000
Totals: 3359562.27328911855 

Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Paul Dadecf26.163401100.267301883135
Duane Kuiper2b27.333411000.250314140102
Buddy Bell3b26.265300011.315338771150
Mike Vailrf26.190400001.3507206011
Andre Thornton1b28.278411201.228325036190
Willie Hortondh35.212300010.2763016835153
    Wayne Cagepr26.177000000.16766111
Ted Coxlf23.114300002.1611528030
    Jim Norrisph29.149100000.30018151134
Ron Pruittc26.210312000.259261653112
    Rick Manningph23.258100000.24231357097
Tom Veryzerss25.096201010.19012402000
    Dennis Kinneyp26.082000000.0001212000
    Al Fitzmorrisp32.058000000.0002148000
Totals: 3236335.1882855140 

Game Stats


2B:  Bucky Dent (4), Thurman Munson (7)
3B:  Lou Piniella (2), Mickey Rivers (3)
HR:  Andre Thornton (6)
RBIs:  Chris Chambliss (21), Paul Dade (13), Thurman Munson (14), Lou Piniella 2 (12), Mickey Rivers (12), Andre Thornton 2 (19)
SB:  Willie Randolph 2 (9)
GDP:  Reggie Jackson (3), Duane Kuiper (3), Graig Nettles (4), Willie Randolph (2)

New York Yankees Pitching Stats

Ron Guidry  (W 5-0)27.2638.16333511.831.24000856
Rich Gossage  (Sv 5)26.3180.20000002.030.9000014274
Pitching Totals:9633351 00022330

Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

Don Hood28.2145.15334104.311.600008139
Dennis Kinney  (L 0-2)26.0822.23221103.671.110001212
Al Fitzmorris32.05811001000.001.500002273
Pitching Totals:9955620 00022424

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ron Guidry 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Don Hood 0-0-0;  Dennis Kinney 0-0-0;  Al Fitzmorris 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Ron Guidry 33;  Rich Gossage 2;  Don Hood 23;  Dennis Kinney 11;  Al Fitzmorris 5; 
Time of Game:  2:35    Attendance:  13,625
Umpires:   Home:   Durwood Merrill  1B  Marty Springstead  2B  Larry Barnett  3B  Jim Evans 

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