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New York Yankees 5 Detroit Tigers 4

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 08,1979
1979-09-07 - 1979-09-09
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (77-62)121 000 010 583
Detroit Tigers (74-68)000 110 110 460
Date of Game: Sat, September 08,1979
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 30,069
Time of Game: 2:16

Feats and Milestones
Kirk Gibson:1st career game
Rick Peters:1st career game
Rich Gossage:Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Ron Guidry:10 Strikeouts
Winning Pitcher: Ron Guidry (16-7)
Losing Pitcher: Jack Morris (13-7)
Save: Rich Gossage (14)

Home Runs: Ron LeFlore (5), Graig Nettles (18), Dave Stegman (1)
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Historical Matchup
AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL9346.669--651501150W6
MIL8359.58511.570363568L3
BOS7860.56514.5737603134L2
NYA7762.55416.062858048W1
DET7468.52120.569767126L1
CLE7369.51421.5672702-30W2
TOR4497.31250.0524745-221L5
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Murcercf33.1114
    21111.258166413482
    Chris Chambliss1b30.2564
    01100.278126716573
    Oscar Gamblelf29.2623
    00002.347110313472
    Lou Piniellalf36.0111
    00000.302137511663
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.1134
    01101.293176123749
    Jim Spencerdh32.0403
    12010.291132717410
    Graig Nettles3b35.0193
    11110.250166218681
    Jerry Narronc23.2373
    01001.159462100
    Roy Whiteph35.2561
    00000.20318722242
    Brad Guldenc23.090000000.15533050
    Brian Doyle2b24.2254
    01100.19055040
    Bucky Dentss27.2884
    10000.2359201290
    Rich Gossagep28.065000000--317000
    Totals3458535.266109613402-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ron LeFloredh31.0844
    22100.29876954566
    Tom Brookens2b26.0293
    00002.262453178
    Champ Summersph33.0851
    00001.28735819576
    Alan Trammellss21.199000000.26828364812
    Jerry Moraleslf30.2023
    01010.216112213509
    John Wockenfuss1b30.1933
    00002.26730615402
    Jason Thompsonph25.0641
    00001.24656418722
    Lance Parrishc23.0853
    01001.26522417586
    Steve Kempph25.0321
    01000.321438251015
    Lynn Jonesrf26.2502
    10011.287854247
    Al Greeneph24.3031
    00001.14624250
    Dave Stegmancf25.2213
    11200.3339120
    Kirk Gibsonph22.1031
    00001.0001000
    Aurelio Rodriguez3b31.2553
    00001.26016505350
    Mark Wagnerss25.1882
    00002.2661691122
    Rick Petersph-2b23.2921
    00001.0001000
    Pat Underwoodp22.211000000--9000
    Aurelio Lopezp30.352000000--84000
    Totals32463214.27013186141-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ron Guidry29.011W 16-77.154321022.870.032911287
    Rich Gossage28.065SV 141.21000402.510.022935237
    Totals9.06432142--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jack Morris24.115L 13-736443103.560.05235836
    Pat Underwood22.211-52110314.770.02242415
    Aurelio Lopez30.352-10000102.350.0052855
    Totals9.0855351--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ron Guidry (9), Jack Morris (6)
    IBB: Jack Morris

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ron Guidry 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0, Jack Morris 0-0-0, Pat Underwood 0-0-0, Aurelio Lopez 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ron Guidry 28, Rich Gossage 6, Jack Morris 18, Pat Underwood 16, Aurelio Lopez 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ron Guidry 9-2, Rich Gossage 0-1, Jack Morris 3-5, Pat Underwood 4-7, Aurelio Lopez 1-1

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


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