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New York Yankees 2 Boston Red Sox 0

+ Boxscore: Sun, May 20,1979
1979-05-19 - 1979-05-21
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (22-17)000 100 001 261
Boston Red Sox (24-14)000 000 000 021
Date of Game: Sun, May 20,1979
Stadium: Fenway Park
Attendance: 33,932
Time of Game: 1:58

Feats and Milestones
Tommy John:Complete game/Shutout 2-hitter
Winning Pitcher: Tommy John (9-0)
Losing Pitcher: Dennis Eckersley (4-3)

Home Runs: Reggie Jackson (8), Graig Nettles (8)
NYA BOS
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL2613.667--20514461W3
BOS2414.6321.519615145L1
NYA2217.5644.017815622W1
MIL2120.5126.019517124L3
DET1419.4249.0159171-12L2
CLE1622.4219.5148183-35W2
TOR1031.24417.0149234-85L4
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mickey Riverscf30.2014
    02000.2909032122
    Willie Randolph2b24.3182
    00021.2604740139
    Thurman Munsonc31.3484
    00003.31613641191
    Graig Nettles3b34.2734
    11100.30815728330
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.0024
    11101.30216888273
    Chris Chambliss1b30.1454
    02000.23311756130
    Roy Whitelf35.1454
    00000.2141811030
    Jim Spencerdh31.2954
    00002.27612704110
    Bucky Dentss27.1773
    00001.273826080
    Totals3326228.28030011083-
    Boston Red Sox Batting
    BOSPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Remy2b26.1933
    01001.3256300158
    Larry Wolfeph26.0791
    00000.188106020
    Rick Burlesonss28.0213
    00000.2657602143
    Fred Lynncf27.1073
    01000.30360813361
    Jim Ricedh26.0733
    00000.3386826264
    Carl Yastrzemskilf39.2723
    00003.28327537271
    Butch Hobson3b27.2773
    00001.2614104182
    George Scott1b35.0583
    00000.23619664230
    Dwight Evansrf27.1993
    00000.2448026144
    Gary Allensonc24.1053
    00000.20828140
    Totals2802005.2783308745-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommy John35.364W 9-092000501.590.0310460419
    Totals9.0200050--
    Boston Red Sox Pitching
    BOSAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dennis Eckersley24.229L 4-396222823.300.139147131
    Totals9.0622282--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tommy John 0-0-0, Dennis Eckersley 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tommy John 28, Dennis Eckersley 35
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tommy John 17-5, Dennis Eckersley 8-11

    Umpires: HP: Larry McCoy 1B: Joe Brinkman 2B: Vic Voltaggio 3B: Marty Springstead


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