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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 10   R H E
New York Yankees 31-26W14.54710103 000 600 1 11141
Kansas City Royals 31-26L334812110 300 203 0 10181
Date of Game:  Friday, June 08, 1979
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • George Brett - 4 hits
  • Darryl Jones - 1st career RBI

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

     
    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mickey Riverscf30.220523210.285489213173
    Willie Randolph2b24.337411020.2575649201916
    Thurman Munsonc32.001600000.3095513811231
    Graig Nettles3b34.292432220.29857159010390
    Chris Chambliss1b30.164523010.2585411937180
    Lou Piniellarf35.285503301.3034312996231
    Roy Whitelf35.164411110.1952318221121
    Jim Spencerdh31.314200010.2624012774140
        Cliff Johnsonph31.322110010.25426534260
    Bucky Dentss27.196300000.239548440110
        Darryl Jonesph28.003111200.50022020
        Fred Stanleyss31.300100001.25010553000
        Ron Davisp23.307000000.000610000
        Jim Kaatp40.213000000.00011657000
        Ken Clayp25.063000000.0001555000
    Totals: 4111141092.34150012630 

    Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Willie Wilsonlf23.335623002.353492011924
    Steve Braundh31.031512010.286211007110
    Amos Otiscf32.043612301.30853143053320
    George Brett3b26.024624201.322577887319
    Darrell Porterc27.143411000.299558716421
    Al Cowensrf27.227410112.306377135286
    Pete LaCock1b27.143512100.291505190211
    Freddie Patekss34.242301000.2345214700116
        Tom Poquetteph27.222100000.20819330030
        Todd Cruzss23.198100000.2311619160
    U.L. Washington2b25.224513200.25539118093
        Al Hraboskyp29.322000000.00024412000
        Eduardo Rodriguezp27.094000000.00015212000
    Totals: 461018926.3914878090 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Freddie Patek (6), Lou Piniella (7), U.L. Washington (9)
    3B:  George Brett (8), Darrell Porter (4), Mickey Rivers (3)
    HR:  Graig Nettles (10), Amos Otis (5)
    RBIs:  George Brett 2 (31), Al Cowens (28), Darryl Jones 2 (2), Pete LaCock (21), Graig Nettles 2 (39), Amos Otis 3 (33), Lou Piniella 3 (23), Mickey Rivers 2 (17), U.L. Washington 2 (9), Roy White (12)
    SB:  Willie Randolph (16)
    CS: George Brett (3)
    SH:  Darrell Porter (1)
    SF:  Lou Piniella (4)
    GDP:  Steve Braun (1), Thurman Munson 2 (6)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

     
    New York YankeesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ed Figueroa30.23769551304.051.3500011170
    Ron Davis23.30726441113.601.70000610
    Jim Kaat40.2130.11100002.811.6900011686
    Ken Clay  (W 1-1)25.0631.22000205.291.500001564
    Pitching Totals:1018109261 00043930

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rich Gale25.1406.17656005.081.580001344
    Al Hrabosky29.3220.14441004.351.7400024411
    Eduardo Rodriguez  (L 4-1)27.0943.13112214.631.4600016251
    Pitching Totals:10141110921 00053706

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Ken Clay; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ed Figueroa 0-0-0;  Ron Davis 0-0-0;  Jim Kaat 0-0-0;  Ken Clay 0-0-0;  Rich Gale 0-0-0;  Al Hrabosky 0-0-0;  Eduardo Rodriguez 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ed Figueroa 26;  Ron Davis 13;  Jim Kaat 2;  Ken Clay 8;  Rich Gale 31;  Al Hrabosky 6;  Eduardo Rodriguez 14; 
    Time of Game:  3:33    Attendance:  35,589
    Umpires:   Home:   Jim Evans  1B  Ted Hendry  2B  Fred Spenn  3B  Larry Barnett 


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