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1979 Season
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1979-06-28 New York Yankees 5 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
1979-06-25 New York Yankees 1 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-06-26 Toronto Blue Jays – 2 New York Yankees – 11 FINAL 76 24-52
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Tiant, L: Lemanczyk
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FAN RATING
60%
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-06-26 | Time: 2:37 | Attendance: 38,696

at Exhibition Stadium — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 1979 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Tuesday, June 26, 1979 (N) at Exhibition Stadium
NY  A    5  0  0    0  1  2    1  2  0  –  11 16  1
TOR A    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  –   2  8  0
BATTING
New York Yankees             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf                     6   0   2   1       0   1       4   0
Munson c                      5   2   1   0       1   2       7   0
Murcer rf                     4   1   2   0       2   0       3   0
Piniella lf                   4   2   3   1       1   1       1   0
  Beniquez lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chambliss dh                  5   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Nettles 3b                    5   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
Spencer 1b                    3   3   3   2       2   0       5   0
Randolph 2b                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Stanley 2b                  2   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Dent ss                       3   0   0   1       1   0       0   3
Tiant p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       39  11  16  10       7   5      27   4
FIELDING – 
E: Stanley (1).
BATTING – 
2B: Rivers (16,off Miller).
3B: Spencer (2,off Lemanczyk).
HR: Spencer (6,1st inning off Lemanczyk 1 on 2 out).
SH: Stanley (2,off Lemanczyk).
SF: Chambliss (3,off Lemanczyk); Dent (5,off Miller).
HBP: Randolph (3,by Lemanczyk).
GDP: Chambliss (3,off Miller).
IBB: Spencer (3,by Lemanczyk).
Team LOB: 12.
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    5   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Gomez 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Bosetti cf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Bailor cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Carty dh                      3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Mayberry 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
Woods lf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cerone c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Ainge 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       4   5
Cannon rf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Lemanczyk p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Buskey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   2   8   2       2   7      27  14
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Griffin-Ainge-Mayberry.
BATTING – 
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
New York Yankees             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tiant W(4-2)                  9     8   2   2   2   7   0  38

Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemanczyk L(7-5)              5.2  11   8   8   6   4   1  35
Buskey                        0.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Miller                        2.2   3   2   2   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9    16  11  11   7   5   1  50
WP: Lemanczyk 2 (8).
HBP: Lemanczyk (5,Randolph).
IBB: Lemanczyk (2,Spencer).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Buskey 2-0; Miller 2-0.
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Umpires: HP – Bill Deegan, 1B – Greg Kosc, 2B – Jerry Neudecker, 3B – George Maloney
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 38696
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Toronto Blue Jays        
1. Rivers              cf        Griffin             ss
2. Munson              c         Gomez               3b
3. Murcer              rf        Bosetti             cf
4. Piniella            lf        Carty               dh
5. Chambliss           dh        Mayberry            1b
6. Nettles             3b        Woods               lf
7. Spencer             1b        Cerone              c
8. Randolph            2b        Ainge               2b
9. Dent                ss        Cannon              rf
   Tiant               p         Lemanczyk           p

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers flied out to center; Munson singled to left;
Murcer singled to right [Munson to second]; Piniella walked
[Munson to third, Murcer to second]; Chambliss hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Munson scored, Murcer to third, Piniella to
second]; Nettles singled to left [Murcer scored, Piniella
scored]; Spencer homered [Nettles scored]; Randolph singled to
right; Dent grounded out (third to first); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Yankees 5, Blue Jays 0.

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin flied out to right; Gomez popped to first
in foul territory; Bosetti singled to left; Carty struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Rivers struck out; Munson made an out to second;
Murcer walked; Lemanczyk threw a wild pitch [Murcer to second];
Piniella struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays
0.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Mayberry grounded out (shortstop to first); Woods
singled to right; Cerone walked [Woods to second]; Ainge forced
Cerone (shortstop to second) [Woods to third]; Cannon singled to
center [Woods scored, Ainge to second]; Griffin grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays
1.

YANKEES 3RD: Chambliss grounded out (second to first); Nettles
grounded out (shortstop to first); Spencer walked; Randolph was
hit by a pitch [Spencer to second]; Dent grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Gomez struck out; Bosetti struck out; Carty
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Rivers grounded out (first to pitcher); Munson
struck out; Murcer walked; Piniella singled to shortstop [Murcer
to second]; Chambliss grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: STANLEY REPLACED RANDOLPH (PLAYING 2B); Mayberry
made an out to second; Woods grounded out (first unassisted);
Cerone flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Blue
Jays 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Nettles grounded out (second to first); Spencer
tripled to center; Stanley out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Spencer scored]; Dent walked; Rivers singled to second
[Dent to second]; Munson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 6, Blue Jays 1.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Ainge singled to shortstop; Cannon singled to
right [Ainge to third]; Griffin reached on a fielder’s choice
[Ainge scored (RBI), Cannon to third (error by Stanley), Griffin
to second]; Gomez struck out; Bosetti popped to third in foul
territory; Carty flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 6, Blue Jays 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Murcer flied out to left; Piniella singled to
right; Chambliss singled to right [Piniella to third]; Lemanczyk
threw a wild pitch [Piniella scored]; Nettles grounded out
(second to shortstop to first) [Chambliss to second]; Spencer
was walked intentionally; Stanley singled to right [Chambliss
scored, Spencer to third]; BUSKEY REPLACED LEMANCZYK (PITCHING);
Dent popped to third in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 8, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Mayberry was called out on strikes; Woods flied
out to center; Cerone popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 8, Blue Jays 2.

YANKEES 7TH: BAILOR REPLACED BOSETTI (PLAYING CF); Rivers
grounded out (second to first); Munson walked; Murcer singled to
right [Munson to third]; Piniella singled to left [Munson
scored, Murcer to second]; MILLER REPLACED BUSKEY (PITCHING);
Chambliss grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Piniella out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
9, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Ainge flied out to right; Cannon popped to third
in foul territory; Griffin singled to second; Gomez flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 9, Blue Jays 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Nettles singled to right; Spencer singled to right
[Nettles to third]; Stanley struck out; Dent hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Nettles scored]; Rivers doubled to right [Spencer
scored]; Munson flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 11, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: BENIQUEZ REPLACED PINIELLA (PLAYING LF); Bailor
struck out; Carty walked; Mayberry made an out to first; Woods
singled to right [Carty to second]; Cerone forced Woods
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 11, Blue
Jays 2.

YANKEES 9TH: Murcer made an out to second; Beniquez made an out
to shortstop; Chambliss grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 11, Blue Jays 2.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Ainge singled to center; Cannon popped to third
in foul territory; Griffin flied out to center; Gomez flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 11, Blue Jays 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees         11  16   1   12
 Blue Jays        2   8   0    9