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1979 Season
[1979 Season Index]
1979-09-29 Toronto Blue Jays 4 @ New York Yankees 9Final
1979-09-27 Toronto Blue Jays 5 @ Boston Red Sox 6Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
1979-09-28 New York Yankees – 7 Toronto Blue Jays – 3 FINAL 160 53-107
Night Game | Streak: 3 | W: Tiant, L: Edge
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Blue Jays Last Games
 Tim Johnson made his final Blue Jays appearance.
 Butch Edge made his final Blue Jays appearance.
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 1979-09-28 | Time: 2:15 | Attendance: 17,647
At the ballpark in New

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

Game Played on Friday, September 28, 1979 (N) at Yankee Stadium I
TOR A    0  0  1    1  0  1    0  0  0  –   3  7  1
NY  A    2  0  0    3  0  0    2  0  x  –   7 16  0
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Griffin ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       4   6
Woods lf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Howell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Velez dh                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Solaita 1b                    3   1   2   1       1   0       5   2
Bosetti cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Cerone c                      3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Bailor rf                     2   0   0   1       0   1       4   2
Johnson 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Edge p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Freisleben p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       1   6      24  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Solaita-Griffin-Solaita, Solaita-Griffin-Solaita.
E: Johnson (7).
BATTING – 
3B: Cerone (4,off Tiant); Griffin (9,off Tiant).
HR: Solaita (2,4th inning off Tiant 0 on 2 out).
SF: Bailor (5,off Tiant).
GDP: Bosetti (17,off Gossage).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING – 
CS: Bosetti (12,2nd base by Tiant/Narron).
New York Yankees             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Murcer cf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Randolph 2b                   5   2   3   0       0   0       4   4
Gamble lf                     5   1   4   2       0   0       2   0
Jackson rf                    4   1   2   3       1   0       3   0
Chambliss 1b                  5   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Nettles 3b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Spencer dh                    2   1   2   2       2   0       0   0
Narron c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Garcia ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Tiant p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gossage p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  16   7       5   0      27   8
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Garcia-Randolph-Chambliss.
BATTING – 
2B: Randolph (15,off Edge); Spencer (15,off Edge); Gamble (10,off Freisleben).
HR: Jackson (28,4th inning off Edge 2 on 2 out); Spencer (20,7th inning off
Freisleben 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Murcer (10,off Edge); Narron (2,off Freisleben).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING – 
SB: Garcia (2,2nd base off Edge/Cerone).
CS: Randolph (12,2nd base by Freisleben/Cerone).
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Edge L(3-4)                   3.2  10   5   4   2   0   1  22
Freisleben                    4.1   6   2   2   3   0   1  19
Totals                        8    16   7   6   5   0   2  41

New York Yankees             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tiant W(13-8)                 7     5   3   3   1   5   1  26
Gossage                       2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   6   1  33

Umpires: HP – Greg Kosc, 1B – George Maloney, 2B – Bill Deegan, 3B – Jerry Neudecker
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 17647
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             New York Yankees         
1. Griffin             ss        Murcer              cf
2. Woods               lf        Randolph            2b
3. Howell              3b        Gamble              lf
4. Velez               dh        Jackson             rf
5. Solaita             1b        Chambliss           1b
6. Bosetti             cf        Nettles             3b
7. Cerone              c         Spencer             dh
8. Bailor              rf        Narron              c
9. Johnson             2b        Garcia              ss
   Edge                p         Tiant               p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Griffin flied out to left; Woods made an out to
catcher; Howell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Murcer reached on an error by Johnson; Randolph
doubled to right [Murcer to third]; Gamble singled to right
[Murcer scored (unearned), Randolph scored, Gamble out at second
(right to shortstop)]; Jackson singled to shortstop; Chambliss
flied out to center; Nettles flied out to right; 2 R (1 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Velez made an out to second; Solaita made an out
to first; Bosetti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Spencer doubled to right; Narron grounded out
(shortstop to first); Garcia reached on a fielder’s choice
[Spencer out at third (shortstop to third)]; Garcia stole
second; Murcer walked; Randolph flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Yankees 2.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: Cerone tripled to center; Bailor hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Cerone scored]; Johnson singled to right; Griffin
struck out; Woods flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Blue Jays 1, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Gamble singled to center; Jackson forced Gamble
(pitcher to shortstop to second); Chambliss singled to right
[Jackson to third]; Nettles flied out to center; Spencer walked
[Chambliss to second]; Narron made an out to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Yankees 2.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Howell made an out to second; Velez struck out;
Solaita homered; Bosetti singled to third; Bosetti was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue
Jays 2, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Garcia singled to right; Murcer grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Garcia out at
second]; Randolph singled to third; Gamble singled to right
[Randolph to second]; Jackson homered [Randolph scored, Gamble
scored]; FREISLEBEN REPLACED EDGE (PITCHING); Chambliss flied
out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Yankees 5.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Cerone flied out to center; Bailor grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 5TH: Nettles flied out to right; Spencer walked; Narron
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Spencer out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2,
Yankees 5.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Griffin tripled to center; Woods grounded out
(second to first) [Griffin scored]; Howell flied out to right;
Velez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 6TH: Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); Murcer
singled to third; Randolph singled to center [Murcer to third];
Randolph was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Gamble flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 3,
Yankees 5.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: Solaita walked; Bosetti flied out to right;
Cerone flied out to center; Bailor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: Jackson flied out to center; Chambliss flied out to
right; Nettles walked; Spencer homered [Nettles scored]; Narron
singled to right; Garcia made an out to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Yankees 7.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: GOSSAGE REPLACED TIANT (PITCHING); Johnson flied
out to right; Griffin grounded out (third to first); Woods
singled to center; Howell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 3, Yankees 7.

YANKEES 8TH: Murcer flied out to right; Randolph grounded out
(third to first); Gamble doubled to left; Jackson walked;
Chambliss singled to right [Gamble out at home (right to
catcher), Jackson to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays
3, Yankees 7.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: Velez struck out; Solaita singled to right;
Bosetti grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Solaita out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays
3, Yankees 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        3   7   1    3
 Yankees          7  16   0   10