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GAME INFORMATION


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Detroit Tigers 2-4W1001 000 307 11150
Texas Rangers 6-1L1100 320 000 6111
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 15, 1979
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Lynn Jones - 1st career RBI
  • Billy Sample - 1st career stolen base
  • Sheldon Burnside - 1st career win


  • Top Inning 1

    Ron LeFlore vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lou Whitaker vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Steve Kemp vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Jason Thompson vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Bump Wills vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Johnny Grubb vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Al Oliver vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Johnny Grubb advanced to 2b
    Buddy Bell vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Johnny Grubb scored
    Oscar Gamble vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Top Inning 2

    Jerry Morales vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Milt May vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lynn Jones vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Jim Sundberg vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Pat Putnam vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bert Campaneris vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 1-0


    Top Inning 3

    Aurelio Rodriguez vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Alan Trammell vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Ron LeFlore vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Alan Trammell advanced to 2b
    Lou Whitaker vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Alan Trammell scored, Ron LeFlore advanced to 3b
    Steve Kemp vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jason Thompson vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 3

    Mike Jorgensen vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bump Wills vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Johnny Grubb vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Top Inning 4

    Jerry Morales vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Milt May vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Lynn Jones vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Aurelio Rodriguez vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 1-1


    Bottom Inning 4

    Al Oliver vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Buddy Bell vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Al Oliver advanced to 3b
    Oscar Gamble vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Al Oliver scored, Buddy Bell scored
    Jim Sundberg vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Pat Putnam vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bert Campaneris vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 4-1


    Top Inning 5

    Alan Trammell vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Ron LeFlore vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lou Whitaker vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Alan Trammell advanced to 2b
    Steve Kemp vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Jason Thompson vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 4-1


    Bottom Inning 5

    Mike Jorgensen vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Bump Wills vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Bump Wills stole second base
    Johnny Grubb vs Kip Young  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Al Oliver vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Bump Wills advanced to 3b
    Johnny Grubb stole second base
    Buddy Bell vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    John Ellis vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jim Sundberg vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Johnny Grubb advanced to 3b, Buddy Bell advanced to 2b
    Billy Sample vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-1


    Top Inning 6

    Jerry Morales vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Milt May vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lynn Jones vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-1


    Bottom Inning 6

    Bert Campaneris vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mike Jorgensen vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Bump Wills vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-1


    Top Inning 7

    Aurelio Rodriguez vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Alan Trammell vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Ron LeFlore vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Alan Trammell advanced to 2b
    Lou Whitaker vs Steve Comer  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . advancement unknown, Ron LeFlore advanced to 3b, Lou Whitaker advanced to 2b
    Steve Kemp vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Ron LeFlore scored, Lou Whitaker scored
    Jason Thompson vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-4


    Bottom Inning 7

    Johnny Grubb vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Al Oliver vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Buddy Bell vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-4


    Top Inning 8

    Jerry Morales vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    John Wockenfuss vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Lynn Jones vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Jerry Morales advanced to 3b
    Aurelio Rodriguez vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-4


    Bottom Inning 8

    John Ellis vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jim Sundberg vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Billy Sample vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Bert Campaneris vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Billy Sample advanced to 2b
    Bert Campaneris stole second base
    Mike Jorgensen vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Detroit Tigers 6-4


    Top Inning 9

    Lance Parrish vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ron LeFlore vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Lou Whitaker vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Steve Kemp vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Lou Whitaker advanced to 3b
    Jason Thompson vs Sparky Lyle  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Steve Kemp advanced to 2b
    Tim Corcoran vs Jim Kern  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Lou Whitaker scored, Steve Kemp advanced to 3b, Jason Thompson advanced to 2b
    Phil Mankowski vs Jim Kern  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Steve Kemp scored, Jason Thompson scored, Tim Corcoran advanced to 3b
    Lynn Jones vs Jim Kern  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Tim Corcoran scored, Phil Mankowski advanced to 2b
    Aurelio Rodriguez vs Jim Kern  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Phil Mankowski advanced to 3b, Lynn Jones advanced to 2b
    Lance Parrish vs Jim Kern  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Phil Mankowski scored, Lynn Jones scored, Aurelio Rodriguez scored
    Ron LeFlore vs Dave Rajsich  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Texas Rangers 11-6


    Bottom Inning 9

    Bump Wills vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Gary Gray vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Al Oliver vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . advancement unknown
    Buddy Bell vs Sheldon Burnside  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers beat Texas Rangers 11-6


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