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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 73-56W1000 111 000 380
Philadelphia Phillies 65-64L1010 000 000 131
Date of Game:  Saturday, August 25, 1979
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Feats and Milestones

Houston Astros Batting Stats

Cesar Cedeno1b28.181400000.257101125354126
Craig Reynoldsss26.241411000.27211643703411
Terry Puhlcf23.048401100.29312733684225
Jose Cruzlf32.017411101.292127113486130
Enos Cabell3b29.321401001.26612281065431
Jeff Leonardrf23.338402000.30110412304014
Alan Ashbyc28.048411001.2051035062340
Rafael Landestoy2b26.089400000.210961700136
Joe Niekrop34.291201100.11829416030
    Joe Sambitop27.058000010.16747183010
Totals: 3438313.2359725368 

Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Bake McBriderf30.203400002.263121749104622
Larry Bowass33.262401000.246113145502515
Pete Rose1b38.133401000.305129263235016
Mike Schmidt3b29.332200020.265127105139909
Greg Luzinskilf28.276300013.258111115616683
Garry Maddoxcf29.358400002.2751221080115224
Bob Boonec31.280310011.2951038929531
Manny Trillo2b28.243300002.245897425314
Nino Espinosap26.010201100.18029106050
    Kevin Saucierp23.016000000.1252021000
    Mike Andersonph28.064100000.22661703121
    Tug McGrawp34.360000000.16752627000
Totals: 30131410.100107711214 

Game Stats


2B:  Alan Ashby (14), Nino Espinosa (2), Joe Niekro (2)
3B:  Craig Reynolds (9)
HR:  Jose Cruz (8)
RBIs:  Jose Cruz (61), Nino Espinosa (5), Joe Niekro (3), Terry Puhl (42)
SB:  Pete Rose (16)
CS: Enos Cabell (11)

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

Joe Niekro  (W 18-7)34.2915.23114602.971.2300030429
Joe Sambito  (Sv 16)27.0583.10000401.481.0500047183
Pitching Totals:93114100 00077612

Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
Nino Espinosa  (L 13-10)26.01057330013.541.2600027107
Kevin Saucier23.01621001103.331.430002021
Tug McGraw34.36020000204.631.2200052627
Pitching Totals:9833131 00099755

Other Game Information


Wild Pitches:  Joe Niekro; 
Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Joe Sambito 0-0-0;  Nino Espinosa 0-0-0;  Kevin Saucier 0-0-0;  Tug McGraw 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Joe Niekro 24;  Joe Sambito 10;  Nino Espinosa 21;  Kevin Saucier 8;  Tug McGraw 6; 
Time of Game:  2:07    Attendance:  43,109
Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Dale  1B  Bruce Froemming  2B  Joe West  3B  Steve Fields 

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