Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 83-71W2002 140 000 7111
Toronto Blue Jays 52-104L2100 013 000 563
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 23, 1979
Stadium:  Exhibition Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Rich Gossage - 100th career save

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bobby Murcercf33.126512000.260126167813493
    Brian Doyle2b24.240400001.1252059050
        Fred Stanley2b32.041100000.209525952140
    Oscar Gamblelf29.277412110.34394111416542
        Lou Piniellalf36.026000000.300128138411683
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.128311021.297126177627839
    Chris Chambliss1b30.271501100.275143128217623
    Jim Spencerdh32.055410010.277101133818450
    Jerry Narronc23.252512101.16459594180
    Damaso Garciass22.228513101.267523011
    Roy Staiger3b29.260310010.2734152010
        Rich Gossagep28.080000000.00033321000
    Totals: 39711454.2828919781 

    Toronto Blue Jays Batting Stats

    Toronto Blue JaysPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Alfredo Griffinss21.352422000.27814717822719
    Bob Bailorrf28.075411100.22512341313614
    Otto Velez1b28.298411100.2859340814440
    Rico Cartydh40.022401200.256132162312553
    Rick Bosetticf26.049400001.26415634676313
    Rick Ceronec25.127400000.2291302627601
    Roy Howell3b25.279311000.25313265314711
    Dave McKay2b29.193300100.208453620101
    Alvis Woodslf26.046300001.2771263105336
        Jesse Jeffersonp30.204000000.0002360000
    Totals: 3356502.18211074615 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jerry Narron 2 (3)
    3B:  Bob Bailor (5), Oscar Gamble (1), Roy Howell (4)
    RBIs:  Bob Bailor (36), Rico Carty 2 (55), Chris Chambliss (62), Oscar Gamble (54), Damaso Garcia (1), Dave McKay (10), Jerry Narron (18), Otto Velez (44)
    SB:  Damaso Garcia (1)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

    Tommy John  (W 20-9)36.12486540102.961.2000036486
    Rich Gossage  (Sv 17)28.08010000102.831.1500033356
    Pitching Totals:9654020 00069842

    Toronto Blue Jays Pitching Stats

    Toronto Blue JaysAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Phil Huffman  (L 6-17)21.0954.29743305.631.630003030
    Jesse Jefferson30.2044.12002105.501.6900033180
    Pitching Totals:91174540 00063210

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Tommy John 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Phil Huffman 0-0-0;  Jesse Jefferson 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Tommy John 30;  Rich Gossage 3;  Phil Huffman 26;  Jesse Jefferson 18; 
    Time of Game:  2:16    Attendance:  28,137
    Umpires:   Home:   George Maloney  1B  Bill Deegan  2B  Jerry Neudecker  3B  Greg Kosc 

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