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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 88-57W2120 000 100 471
Detroit Tigers 78-67L2000 000 020 270
Date of Game:  Thursday, September 14, 1978
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Graig Nettles - 2 home runs

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mickey Riverscf29.318412000.274123855114522
        Paul Blairpr-cf34.226000000.1756518482131
    Willie Randolph2b24.070200000.27711942133932
        Jim Spencerph31.046100000.2326612327240
        Fred Stanley2b31.032000000.22770532190
    Lou Piniellalf35.017400100.31911412405603
    Reggie Jacksonrf32.119401001.2811211632228214
    Chris Chambliss1b29.262411000.282144112110832
    Graig Nettles3b34.025423300.280141151525851
    Roy Whitedh34.262300010.26587178483910
    Bucky Dentss26.294400000.2551057724353
    Mike Heathc23.221400000.2363232080
        Rich Gossagep27.071000000.00057282000
        Sparky Lylep34.054000000.00057678000
    Totals: 3447411.206130113944 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ron LeFlorecf30.090412000.293141625115762
    Lou Whitaker2b21.125301210.2921271382537
    Rusty Staubdh34.166301010.2831452276211093
    Jason Thompson1b24.070300010.29313741823860
    Steve Kemplf24.038401000.27414229313752
    Milt Mayc28.044301000.2599366310370
        John Wockenfussph29.199100001.275642255160
    Tim Corcoranrf25.179300000.2621031581253
        Mickey Stanleyph36.056101000.273491512380
    Phil Mankowski3b25.248210010.294771954192
        Aurelio Rodriguezph30.261100000.25912015437380
    Alan Trammellss20.205300000.2661221412313
        John Hillerp35.159000000.00043473000
    Totals: 3127241.22613638660 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Ron LeFlore (25), Graig Nettles (21), Mickey Rivers (20), Lou Whitaker (10)
    HR:  Graig Nettles 2 (25)
    RBIs:  Graig Nettles 3 (85), Lou Piniella (60), Lou Whitaker 2 (53)
    GDP:  Tim Corcoran (9), Phil Mankowski (7), Jason Thompson (11)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

    Ed Figueroa  (W 17-9)29.33574002003.011.2400031155
    Rich Gossage27.0710.12221002.071.0700057317
    Sparky Lyle  (Sv 9)34.0541.21001103.161.2900057678
    Pitching Totals:9722410 0001451150

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Jim Slaton  (L 15-11)28.08785440124.191.3600032252
    John Hiller35.15912001002.671.1000043483
    Pitching Totals:9744112 00075735

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ed Figueroa 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Jim Slaton 0-0-0;  John Hiller 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ed Figueroa 25;  Rich Gossage 4;  Sparky Lyle 6;  Jim Slaton 30;  John Hiller 6; 
    Time of Game:  1:57    Attendance:  17,118
    Umpires:   Home:   Vic Voltaggio  1B  Lou DiMuro  2B  Larry Barnett  3B  Jim McKean 

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