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New York Yankees 6 Oakland Athletics 5

+ Boxscore: Sun, May 06,1979
1979-05-05 - 1979-05-07
  123 456 789 1011  R H E
Oakland Athletics (10-17)030 100 100 0X 591
New York Yankees (13-13)011 102 000 1X 6150
Date of Game: Sun, May 06,1979
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 46,750
Time of Game: 2:58

Feats and Milestones
Dwayne Murphy:1st career home run
Winning Pitcher: Ron Guidry (3-2)
Losing Pitcher: Dave Heaverlo (2-2)

Home Runs: Wayne Gross (6), Cliff Johnson (1), Dwayne Murphy (1), Lou Piniella (3)
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Historical Matchup
AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL189.667--14610145W6
BOS169.6401.01278938L1
MIL1711.6071.514010634W2
NYA1313.5004.5104109-5W2
DET912.4296.01111083L1
CLE817.3209.086134-48W1
TOR820.28610.5111164-53L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MIN188.692--13512213W1
CAL1611.5932.514811830L2
TEX1411.5603.51121039L2
KCA1412.5384.014813414L1
CHA1213.4805.51311238W2
OAK1017.3708.5102148-46L2
SEA919.32110.0116158-42W1
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    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Miguel Dilonerf24.1865
    01001.255225142
    Larry Murraylf26.0354
    02010.238138031
    Mitchell Pagedh27.2045
    00003.196319294
    Dave Revering1b26.0833
    11011.2891763170
    Mario Guerreross29.2204
    11001.268545060
    Wayne Gross3b27.1133
    11211.3242986182
    Dwayne Murphycf24.0482
    22110.25882133
    Jeff Newmanc30.2374
    01200.1852622140
    Rob Picciolo2b26.0913
    00001.200242041
    Bob Laceyp25.254000000--154000
    Dave Heaverlop28.254000000--243000
    Totals3359548.2462062684-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Randolph2b24.3045
    13000.222462057
    Thurman Munsonc31.3345
    02000.29713511110
    Jerry Narronc23.112000000.2003000
    Lou Piniellalf35.2524
    11100.23312733100
    Cliff Johnsondh31.2892
    32120.308519140
    Chris Chamblissph30.1311
    01000.1981163250
    Brian Doylepr24.100010000--41000
    Graig Nettles3b34.2594
    02011.29715594140
    Reggie Jacksonrf32.3534
    02100.26816754113
    Juan Beniquezcf28.3583
    00102.250641261
    Mickey Riversph30.1871
    00000.259896192
    Jim Spencer1b31.2815
    01100.3061257490
    Bucky Dentss27.1634
    01000.292813060
    Ron Guidryp28.251000000--32000
    Totals38615533.26324011685-
    Game Stats
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Craig Minetto25.011-57541124.050.40594
    Bob Lacey25.254-3.25001204.290.29161540
    Dave Heaverlo28.254L 2-213111001.730.15152430
    Totals9.71565332--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Catfish Hunter33.028-6.17552326.260.394485461
    Ron Guidry28.251W 3-23.22002502.390.0889167
    Totals10.0955482--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Dave Heaverlo , Bob Lacey

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Craig Minetto 0-0-0, Bob Lacey 0-0-0, Dave Heaverlo 0-0-0, Catfish Hunter 0-0-0, Ron Guidry 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Craig Minetto 22, Bob Lacey 15, Dave Heaverlo 7, Catfish Hunter 27, Ron Guidry 12
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Craig Minetto 5-8, Bob Lacey 5-2, Dave Heaverlo 2-1, Catfish Hunter 7-8, Ron Guidry 1-2

    Umpires: HP: Phil Lospitalier 1B: Mike Fitzpatrick 2B: Harold Siroka 3B: Bill Henry


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