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Detroit Tigers 1-3L2100 001 200 490
Texas Rangers 5-0W5110 020 10x 581
Date of Game:  Friday, April 13, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Lynn Jones - 1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career stolen base

  • Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ron LeFloredh30.301500000.2224643042
    Lou Whitaker2b21.336423100.2504154011
    Jerry Moralesrf30.054401100.20041009020
    Steve Kemplf24.249411001.3754314120
    Jason Thompson1b24.281301010.1674438000
    Phil Mankowski3b26.094400000.3333207020
    Milt Mayc28.255400000.0001676000
    Lynn Jonescf26.102312010.66711001
    Alan Trammellss21.051301001.3334162000
        Lance Parrishph22.302100000.2314101011
        Sheldon Burnsidep24.112000000.00024000
        Bruce Taylorp25.362000000.000222000
        John Hillerp36.005000000.0003484000
    Totals: 3549222.257404215 

    Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bump Wills2b26.260412000.3335314000
    Billy Samplelf24.011211000.273513020
        Pat Putnam1b25.131100000.500435040
    Al Olivercf32.181301110.36851440270
    Buddy Bell3b27.230301210.1765991030
    Oscar Gambledh29.114311000.33351025110
        John Ellisph30.232100000.1675681020
    Johnny Grubbrf-lf30.252300012.1254685120
    Jim Sundbergc27.331401100.1675728020
    Mike Jorgensen1b-rf30.240400002.1825965000
    Nelson Normanss20.325221010.364528010
        Jim Kernp30.029000000.0002175000
        Sparky Lylep34.265000000.0003683000
    Totals: 3058444.267587763 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Oscar Gamble (1), Steve Kemp (1), Jerry Morales (3), Billy Sample (1)
    RBIs:  Buddy Bell 2 (3), Jerry Morales (2), Al Oliver (7), Jim Sundberg (2), Lou Whitaker (1)
    SB:  Lynn Jones (1)
    SH:  Pat Putnam (1)
    GDP:  Buddy Bell (1), Ron LeFlore (2), Milt May (1), Al Oliver (1)

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Dave Rozema22.2514.27442105.401.50000258
    Sheldon Burnside  (L 0-1)24.112211121012.002.0000024
    Bruce Taylor25.3620.100000045.004.00000222
    John Hiller36.00510000201.801.400003494
    Pitching Totals:8855440 0009578

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Dock Ellis34.03357222203.601.800001314
    Jim Kern  (W 2-0)30.0293.12210001.130.880002187
    Sparky Lyle  (Sv 2)34.2650.20000000.000.000003683
    Pitching Totals:9943220 00061184

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dave Rozema 0-0-0;  Sheldon Burnside 0-0-0;  Bruce Taylor 0-0-0;  John Hiller 0-0-0;  Dock Ellis 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dave Rozema 22;  Sheldon Burnside 9;  Bruce Taylor 1;  John Hiller 3;  Dock Ellis 23;  Jim Kern 12;  Sparky Lyle 2; 
    Time of Game:  2:24    Attendance:  23,095
    Umpires:   Home:   Derryl Cousins  1B  Jeff Brown  2B  Johnny James  3B  Mike Thompson 

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