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@BOS
16
4
MIL
@CAL
2
5
TOR
@CLE
10
14
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@DET
1
3
TEX
@MIN
6
5
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@OAK
0
3
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@OAK
7
0
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@SEA
3
1
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@ATL
4
1
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@CHC
2
15
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@CIN
3
1
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@HOU
1
4
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@NYM
6
5
MON
@STL
4
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Sunday, September 9, 1979,
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 2,382, Time of Game: 2:38
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
White Sox
7
61-82
 Won 1 
5th, 18½ GB
at Athletics
0
50-94
 Lost 1 
7th, 30 GB
L: Mike Norris (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  1  2   1  0  0   0  0  3    7 11  1
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  3

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Thad Bosley CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .308 .413 .308 .721 0.025 0.82 0.067 -0.042 -0.2 1 0
   Rusty Kuntz CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.002 0.07 0.002 0.000 0.4 3 0
Alan Bannister LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .290 .347 .387 .734 -0.074 0.68 0.024 -0.098 -1.6 3 0 CS
Claudell Washington RF 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .277 .323 .448 .772 0.107 0.87 0.140 -0.033 2.2 1 0 IW
Lamar Johnson DH 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .296 .353 .440 .793 -0.076 0.59 0.006 -0.082 -0.7
Mike Squires 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .280 .335 .341 .676 -0.012 0.42 0.027 -0.039 0.5 9 1
Jim Morrison 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .249 .301 .463 .764 -0.002 0.45 0.048 -0.049 -0.3 2 2 2B,CS
Mike Colbern C 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .264 .304 .321 .624 0.120 0.34 0.124 -0.004 1.2 5 1 2B
Kevin Bell 3B 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 .259 .305 .392 .697 0.013 0.48 0.044 -0.031 0.3 1 1
Harry Chappas SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .244 .333 .333 .667 0.070 0.75 0.076 -0.006 0.8 1 1 HBP
Richard Dotson P 1 2
Team Totals 36 7 11 6 6 3 43 .306 .419 .361 .780 0.173 0.58 0.558 -0.384 2.6 27 8
2B: M Colbern (3, off M Norris); J Morrison (11, off M Norris).
IBB: C Washington (7, by M Norris).
HBP: H Chappas (1, by M Norris).
TB: J Morrison 2; M Squires 2; M Colbern 2; C Washington 2; H Chappas; L Johnson; K Bell; T Bosley; A Bannister.
RBI: C Washington 2 (57); L Johnson 2 (72); H Chappas (3); M Colbern (5).
2-out RBI: M Colbern.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
E: J Morrison (8).
Baserunning
CS: A Bannister (6, 2nd base by M Norris/J Newman); J Morrison (3, 3rd base by M Norris/J Newman).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rickey Henderson LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .270 .338 .324 .661 -0.040 0.91 0.047 -0.087 -0.5 2 0 CS
Dwayne Murphy CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264 .401 .399 .800 -0.080 0.82 0.000 -0.080 -1.0 4 0
Mike Heath RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .323 .354 .677 -0.001 0.67 0.037 -0.038 0.3 1 1
Jeff Newman C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .267 .408 .675 -0.048 0.46 0.000 -0.048 -0.9 4 2
Wayne Gross 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .326 .361 .687 -0.022 0.39 0.010 -0.032 -0.5 8 1
Mike Edwards 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .240 .274 .291 .565 -0.052 0.50 0.000 -0.052 -0.4 4 3
Mitchell Page DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .248 .324 .338 .662 0.036 0.41 0.047 -0.011 -0.1
Dave Chalk 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .223 .322 .264 .586 -0.056 0.76 0.005 -0.061 -0.6 3 0 SB
Rob Picciolo SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .271 .279 .347 .626 -0.062 0.83 0.000 -0.062 -0.8 1 4
Mike Norris P 0 0
   Dave Hamilton P 0 0
Team Totals 33 0 6 0 1 5 34 .182 .206 .182 .388 -0.325 0.64 0.146 -0.471 -4.4 27 11
TB: M Heath 2; R Henderson; M Edwards; W Gross; M Page.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: R Picciolo (15); M Edwards 2 (18).
Outfield Assists: M Heath (M Colbern at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Chalk (2, 2nd base off R Dotson/M Colbern).
CS: R Henderson (8, 3rd base by R Dotson/M Colbern).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Richard Dotson, W (1-0) 9 6 0 0 1 5 0 4.35 34 79 0.325 0.64 4.4
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 34 79 0.325 0.64 4.4

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Norris, L (5-8) 8.1 11 7 6 6 2 0 4.99 41 31 -0.175 0.60 -3.2
Dave Hamilton 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.60 2 1 0 0.000 0.01 0.7
Team Totals 9 11 7 6 6 3 0 6.00 43 31 1 0 -0.175 0.58 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: M Norris (10).
HBP: M Norris (9; H Chappas).
IBB: M Norris (7; C Washington).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Cooney, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Dale Ford, 3B - Derryl Cousins.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 2,382.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 123 RR CHW C. Washington M. Norris 13% 84% Single to RF; Bell Scores; Chappas Scores; Bosley to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-- RO CHW M. Colbern M. Norris 9% 56% Double to RF; Squires Scores; Colbern out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
t3 1-0 0 12- CHW T. Bosley M. Norris 7% 77% Single/Bunt; Bell to 3B; Chappas to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 6% 48% Henderson Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t3 1-0 0 123 O CHW A. Bannister M. Norris -6% 71% Flyball: 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW T. Bosley M. Norris -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- CHW A. Bannister M. Norris 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHW C. Washington M. Norris -3% 47% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW L. Johnson M. Norris -2% 45% Bannister Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- OAK R. Henderson R. Dotson -4% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O OAK D. Murphy R. Dotson 3% 45% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OAK M. Heath R. Dotson -4% 41% Single to CF; Henderson to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 6% 48% Henderson Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 2% 50% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Johnson M. Norris -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- CHW M. Squires M. Norris 3% 50% Single to SS
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Morrison M. Norris -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- RO CHW M. Colbern M. Norris 9% 56% Double to RF; Squires Scores; Colbern out at 3B/RF-2B-3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O OAK W. Gross R. Dotson 3% 59% Flyball: 1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O OAK M. Edwards R. Dotson 2% 60% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 2 --- OAK M. Page R. Dotson -1% 59% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-1 2 1-- O OAK D. Chalk R. Dotson 3% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- CHW K. Bell M. Norris 3% 65% Single to LF
t3 1-0 0 1-- CHW H. Chappas M. Norris 5% 70% Hit By Pitch; Bell to 2B
t3 1-0 0 12- CHW T. Bosley M. Norris 7% 77% Single/Bunt; Bell to 3B; Chappas to 2B
t3 1-0 0 123 O CHW A. Bannister M. Norris -6% 71% Flyball: 1B
t3 1-0 1 123 RR CHW C. Washington M. Norris 13% 84% Single to RF; Bell Scores; Chappas Scores; Bosley to 3B
t3 3-0 1 1-3 O CHW L. Johnson M. Norris -4% 80% Flyball: 1B
t3 3-0 2 1-3 O CHW M. Squires M. Norris -3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O OAK R. Picciolo R. Dotson 2% 79% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 1 --- O OAK R. Henderson R. Dotson 2% 81% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-3 2 --- O OAK D. Murphy R. Dotson 1% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- CHW J. Morrison M. Norris 2% 84% Walk
t4 3-0 0 1-- CHW M. Colbern M. Norris 2% 85% Wild Pitch; Morrison to 2B
t4 3-0 0 -2- CHW M. Colbern M. Norris 3% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Morrison to 3B
t4 3-0 0 1-3 O CHW K. Bell M. Norris -3% 86% Strikeout
t4 3-0 1 1-3 RO CHW H. Chappas M. Norris 1% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Morrison Scores/unER; Chappas to 1B/Adv on E4
t4 4-0 2 1-- O CHW T. Bosley M. Norris -1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- O OAK M. Heath R. Dotson 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- OAK W. Gross R. Dotson -1% 88% Single to RF
b4 0-4 2 1-- O OAK M. Edwards R. Dotson 2% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- O CHW A. Bannister M. Norris -1% 89% Flyball: LF
t5 4-0 1 --- O CHW C. Washington M. Norris -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 4-0 2 --- O CHW L. Johnson M. Norris -0% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 7-8-9
b5 0-4 0 --- OAK M. Page R. Dotson -3% 85% Single to LF
b5 0-4 0 1-- O OAK D. Chalk R. Dotson 3% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-4 1 1-- O OAK R. Picciolo R. Dotson 2% 91% Strikeout
b5 0-4 2 1-- OAK R. Henderson R. Dotson -1% 90% Chalk Steals 2B
b5 0-4 2 -2- OAK R. Henderson R. Dotson -1% 89% Walk
b5 0-4 2 12- O OAK D. Murphy R. Dotson 3% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 5-6-7
t6 4-0 0 --- O CHW M. Squires M. Norris -1% 92% Flyball: CF
t6 4-0 1 --- CHW J. Morrison M. Norris 1% 93% Double to LF
t6 4-0 1 -2- O CHW M. Colbern M. Norris -2% 91% Morrison Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
t6 4-0 2 --- O CHW M. Colbern M. Norris -0% 91% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 3-4-5
b6 0-4 0 --- O OAK M. Heath R. Dotson 2% 93% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-4 1 --- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 0-4 2 --- O OAK W. Gross R. Dotson 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 8-9-1
t7 4-0 0 --- CHW K. Bell M. Norris 1% 95% Walk
t7 4-0 0 1-- CHW H. Chappas M. Norris 1% 96% Single to RF; Bell to 2B
t7 4-0 0 12- O CHW T. Bosley M. Norris -1% 95% Flyball: CF
t7 4-0 1 12- O CHW A. Bannister M. Norris -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bell to 3B; Chappas to 2B
t7 4-0 2 -23 CHW C. Washington M. Norris 0% 95% Intentional Walk
t7 4-0 2 123 O CHW L. Johnson M. Norris -2% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 6-7-8
Rusty Kuntz replaces Thad Bosley playing CF batting 1st
b7 0-4 0 --- O OAK M. Edwards R. Dotson 2% 95% Flyball: CF
b7 0-4 1 --- O OAK M. Page R. Dotson 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-4 2 --- O OAK D. Chalk R. Dotson 1% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 5-6-7
t8 4-0 0 --- O CHW M. Squires M. Norris -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 4-0 1 --- O CHW J. Morrison M. Norris -0% 96% Foul Flyball: C
t8 4-0 2 --- CHW M. Colbern M. Norris 0% 96% Walk
t8 4-0 2 1-- CHW K. Bell M. Norris 0% 96% Walk; Colbern to 2B
t8 4-0 2 12- O CHW H. Chappas M. Norris -1% 96% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 9-1-2
b8 0-4 0 --- O OAK R. Picciolo R. Dotson 2% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 0-4 1 --- O OAK R. Henderson R. Dotson 1% 98% Lineout: CF
b8 0-4 2 --- O OAK D. Murphy R. Dotson 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Mike Norris facing 1-2-3
t9 4-0 0 --- CHW R. Kuntz M. Norris 0% 99% Walk
t9 4-0 0 1-- O CHW A. Bannister M. Norris -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-0 1 1-- CHW C. Washington M. Norris 1% 99% Single to LF; Bannister to 3B; Washington to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
t9 4-0 1 -23 RR CHW L. Johnson M. Norris 1% 100% Single to RF; Bannister Scores; Washington Scores
t9 6-0 1 1-- R CHW M. Squires M. Norris 0% 100% Single to LF; Johnson Scores/Adv on E4 (throw); Squires to 2B
Dave Hamilton replaces Mike Norris pitching
t9 7-0 1 -2- O CHW J. Morrison D. Hamilton -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 7-0 2 -2- O CHW M. Colbern D. Hamilton -0% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 7, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, White Sox' Richard Dotson facing 3-4-5
b9 0-7 0 --- OAK M. Heath R. Dotson -0% 100% Single to RF
b9 0-7 0 1-- O OAK J. Newman R. Dotson 0% 100% Flyball: SS
b9 0-7 1 1-- O OAK W. Gross R. Dotson 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 0-7 2 1-- OAK M. Edwards R. Dotson -0% 100% Single to CF; Heath to 2B
b9 0-7 2 12- O OAK M. Page R. Dotson 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 7, Athletics 0.

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