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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 68-51W3002 010 200 572
Oakland Athletics 61-62L6100 002 000 392
Date of Game:  Wednesday, August 16, 1978
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones

New York Yankees Batting Stats

Mickey Riverscf29.289522100.2649883083317
Willie Randolph2b24.041410011.2619439633022
Thurman Munsonc31.070411000.30311212846532
Chris Chambliss1b29.233200020.28311810956672
Lou Pinielladh34.354402300.3188912153473
Graig Nettles3b33.361401000.258115148918631
Reggie Jacksonrf32.090200021.272981609176111
Gary Thomassonlf27.018200001.228826868334
    Roy Whiteph-lf34.233200001.2447317707318
Bucky Dentss26.265411100.268797464231
    Sparky Lylep34.025000000.00046667000
    Rich Gossagep27.042000000.00046271000
Totals: 3357554.212105012058 

Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Miguel Dilonecf23.288211000.24310718211130
    Joe Wallisph-cf26.220100001.278852787291
    Jeff Newmanph29.339100000.235822196260
    Tony Armascf25.035000000.218802022131
Dell Alstonrf25.328402110.2723153054
Mitchell Pagelf26.306310011.290109254125519
Rico Cartydh38.350413200.288106145221701
    Darrell Woodardpr21.249000000.0001010001
Taylor Duncan3b-2b25.096400000.27773812301
Mario Guerreross28.322401001.2841095013340
Wayne Gross1b-3b26.215400001.196852415190
Jim Essianc27.226200021.2301093222252
Mike Edwards2b25.354201000.26511412111922
    Dave Reveringph-1b25.185201000.26512012013370
    Glenn Burkepr25.273000000.2217017811113
    Bob Laceyp24.356000000.00059123000
    Elias Sosap28.067000000.00056350000
Totals: 3339345.27314054687 

Game Stats


2B:  Rico Carty (17), Graig Nettles (15)
HR:  Rico Carty (21), Bucky Dent (4), Mickey Rivers (8)
RBIs:  Dell Alston (5), Rico Carty 2 (70), Bucky Dent (23), Lou Piniella 3 (47), Mickey Rivers (33)
SB:  Miguel Dilone (30), Mike Edwards (22)
CS: Dell Alston (8), Willie Randolph (6)
GDP:  Dell Alston (1), Rico Carty (8), Roy White (7)

New York Yankees Pitching Stats

Catfish Hunter  (W 7-4)32.13067331214.291.2300013473
Sparky Lyle34.0251.10002203.281.2600046667
Rich Gossage  (Sv 17)27.0421.22001101.891.0200046306
Pitching Totals:9933451 0001051446

Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

Pete Broberg28.1675.14314114.401.4000027198
Bob Lacey  (L 8-6)24.3561.12221012.841.4000059123
Elias Sosa28.0672.11000302.591.3800056349
Pitching Totals:9753542 000142670

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Catfish Hunter 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Pete Broberg 0-0-0;  Bob Lacey 0-0-0;  Elias Sosa 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Catfish Hunter 24;  Sparky Lyle 6;  Rich Gossage 8;  Pete Broberg 25;  Bob Lacey 6;  Elias Sosa 7; 
Time of Game:  2:30    Attendance:  10,394
Umpires:   Home:   Marty Springstead  1B  Rich Garcia  2B  Jim Evans  3B  Durwood Merrill 

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