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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 77-62W1121 000 010 583
Detroit Tigers 74-68L1000 110 110 460
Date of Game:  Saturday, September 08, 1979
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Kirk Gibson - 1st career game
  • Rick Peters - 1st career game
  • Ron Guidry - 10 Strikeouts
  • Rich Gossage - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bobby Murcercf33.111421111.258112166413482
    Chris Chambliss1b30.256401100.278128126716573
    Oscar Gamblelf29.262300002.34783110313472
        Lou Piniellalf36.011100000.302119137511663
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.113401101.293111176123749
    Jim Spencerdh32.040312010.29190132717410
    Graig Nettles3b35.019311110.250129166218681
    Jerry Narronc23.237301001.15946462100
        Roy Whiteph35.256100000.2037318722242
        Brad Guldenc23.090000000.1553033050
    Brian Doyle2b24.225401100.1901655040
    Bucky Dentss27.288410000.2351309201290
        Rich Gossagep28.065000000.00029317000
    Totals: 3458535.235109613402 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ron LeFloredh31.084422100.29813076954566
    Tom Brookens2b26.029300002.26245453178
        Champ Summersph33.085100001.28710735819576
        Alan Trammellss21.199000000.26812528364812
    Jerry Moraleslf30.202301010.216117112213509
    John Wockenfuss1b30.193300002.2677430615402
        Jason Thompsonph25.064100001.24613056418722
    Lance Parrishc23.085301001.26512722417586
        Steve Kempph25.032101000.321128438251015
    Lynn Jonesrf26.250210011.28785854247
        Al Greeneph24.303100001.1462424250
    Dave Stegmancf25.221311200.33319120
        Kirk Gibsonph22.103100001.00011000
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b31.255300001.2609316505350
    Mark Wagnerss25.188200002.266691691122
        Rick Petersph-2b23.292100001.00011000
        Pat Underwoodp22.211000000.00099000
        Aurelio Lopezp30.352000000.0005284000
    Totals: 32463214.18813186141 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Reggie Jackson (19), Ron LeFlore (20), Bobby Murcer (12)
    HR:  Ron LeFlore (5), Graig Nettles (18), Dave Stegman (1)
    RBIs:  Chris Chambliss (57), Brian Doyle (4), Reggie Jackson (74), Ron LeFlore (45), Bobby Murcer (48), Graig Nettles (68), Dave Stegman 2 (2)
    SB:  Lynn Jones (7), Jerry Morales (9)
    CS: Jim Spencer (2)
    GDP:  Aurelio Rodriguez (9)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

    Ron Guidry  (W 16-7)29.0117.154321022.871.1400029112
    Rich Gossage  (Sv 14)28.0651.21000402.511.0500029352
    Pitching Totals:96432142 00058464

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Jack Morris  (L 13-7)24.11536443103.561.260002358
    Pat Underwood22.21152110314.771.290002424
    Aurelio Lopez30.35210000102.351.210005285
    Pitching Totals:9855351 00099167

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Ron Guidry; Jack Morris; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ron Guidry 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Jack Morris 0-0-0;  Pat Underwood 0-0-0;  Aurelio Lopez 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ron Guidry 28;  Rich Gossage 6;  Jack Morris 18;  Pat Underwood 16;  Aurelio Lopez 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:16    Attendance:  30,069
    Umpires:   Home:   Larry McCoy  1B  Joe Brinkman  2B  Vic Voltaggio  3B  Marty Springstead 

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