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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 39-33W3000 050 000 591
Oakland Athletics 22-52L3000 001 000 170
Date of Game:  Sunday, June 24, 1979
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Rickey Henderson - 1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bump Wills2b26.332512001.2527138011919
    Buddy Bell3b27.302311010.2757110574352
    Pat Putnam1b25.203411201.28959908301
    John Ellisdh30.304412300.268527287311
    Oscar Gamblerf29.186201020.4123610566191
        LaRue Washingtoncf25.290000000.00069000
    Billy Samplelf24.083300000.27762701135
    Johnny Grubbcf-rf30.324301010.264587399261
    Jim Sundbergc28.037400001.216697922273
    Larvell Blanksss29.147311000.25837509090
        Nelson Normanss21.032100000.1906891052
        Jim Kernp30.101000000.00033206000
    Totals: 3259543.2816225727 

    Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rickey Hendersonlf20.181402000.50011001
    Dave Chalkss28.298302010.25815747010
    Wayne Gross3b27.162411000.247683429323
    Jeff Newman1b30.286400001.2286130312411
    Mike Heathc24.139300010.300639240
    Mitchell Pagedh27.253302110.248683606237
    Tony Armascf25.347300010.226232363100
    Mike Edwards2b26.301400000.232622111125
    Larry Murrayrf26.084400001.191591802165
    Totals: 3217142.2193632419 

    Game Stats


    2B:  John Ellis (6), Rickey Henderson (1)
    HR:  John Ellis (7)
    RBIs:  John Ellis 3 (31), Mitchell Page (23), Pat Putnam 2 (30)
    SB:  Rickey Henderson (1)
    CS: Mitchell Page (8)
    SH:  Billy Sample (4)
    GDP:  Buddy Bell (6), Billy Sample (4)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    John Henry Johnson  (W 4-8)22.30776114103.991.430001649
    Jim Kern30.10121000101.571.1200033218
    Pitching Totals:9711420 00049267

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Matt Keough  (L 0-9)23.35799554315.551.710001756
    Pitching Totals:9955431 0001756

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  John Henry Johnson 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0;  Matt Keough 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  John Henry Johnson 29;  Jim Kern 7;  Matt Keough 37; 
    Time of Game:  2:35    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Mike Reilly  1B  John Shulock  2B  Terry Cooney  3B  Bill Kunkel 

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