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New York Yankees 7 Kansas City Royals 3

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 31,1979
1979-08-30 - 1979-09-01
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (71-63)010 000 020 360
New York Yankees (72-59)300 030 10X 7101
Date of Game: Fri, August 31,1979
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 35,229
Time of Game: 2:23

Winning Pitcher: Tommy John (18-6)
Losing Pitcher: Paul Splittorff (13-14)

Home Runs: Reggie Jackson (22)
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Historical Matchup
AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL8745.659--629492137L1
MIL8155.5968.068161170L1
BOS7754.5889.5711573138W1
NYA7259.55014.559354251W1
DET7262.53716.066464024L1
CLE6966.51119.5640663-23L1
TOR4391.32145.0500711-211W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CAL7263.533--72863197W1
KCA7163.5300.571470212L1
MIN6964.5192.064360637W1
TEX6471.4748.061859226L1
CHA5973.44711.5597626-29W1
SEA5779.41915.5603691-88L1
OAK4492.32428.5489730-241W1
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Wilsonlf24.0534
    11001.30927854264
    Hal McRaedh34.0524
    01201.28011698544
    Amos Otiscf32.1274
    01001.2951505178228
    George Brett3b26.1084
    00000.332862178713
    Al Cowensrf27.3113
    11010.3007897628
    Darrell Porterc27.2272
    01010.29994616933
    Frank White2b28.3612
    00100.24780894220
    Clint Hurdleph22.0321
    00001.2311913270
    John Wathan1b29.3313
    00002.2202211222
    Pete LaCockph27.2271
    00000.2785801491
    U.L. Washingtonss25.3083
    11000.2541520136
    Renie Martinp24.001000000--14000
    Steve Mingorip35.184000000--382000
    Totals3136326.28811527897-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Willie Randolph2b25.0562
    20030.27556355327
    Bobby Murcercf33.1034
    11001.254165612442
    Lou Piniellalf36.0033
    11100.305136911663
    George Scottdh35.1614
    23200.25220216492
    Reggie Jacksonrf33.1054
    12402.294175322698
    Chris Chambliss1b30.2484
    01000.277125915513
    Graig Nettles3b35.0114
    00000.249165516641
    Fred Stanleyss32.0184
    01001.2245822120
    Brad Guldenc23.0823
    01010.17025020
    Rich Gossagep28.057000000--312000
    Totals32710744.27086711195-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Splittorff32.327L 13-1457662214.010.0430300282
    Renie Martin24.001-1.21111109.560.1314140
    Steve Mingori35.184-1.12001105.550.06293842
    Totals8.01077441--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tommy John36.101W 18-676332402.960.0431481440
    Rich Gossage28.057-20000203.180.002434737
    Totals9.0633260--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Tommy John (10)
    BK: Tommy John (1)
    HB: Tommy John (3)
    IBB: Steve Mingori

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Paul Splittorff 0-0-0, Renie Martin 0-0-0, Steve Mingori 0-0-0, Tommy John 0-0-0, Rich Gossage 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Paul Splittorff 24, Renie Martin 7, Steve Mingori 7, Tommy John 29, Rich Gossage 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Paul Splittorff 7-6, Renie Martin 1-3, Steve Mingori 1-2, Tommy John 13-3, Rich Gossage 1-3

    Umpires: HP: Russ Goetz 1B: Ken Kaiser 2B: Rocky Roe 3B: Ron Luciano


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