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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Bombers Blow Away ChiSox

July 12, 1980 at Chicago – Tommy John (10-8) was on. He bionic lefty needed just 94 pitches to whitewash his former mates on the South Side, yielding just 3 hits in the 3-0 win. Rupert Jones (5) and Reggie Jackson (22) hit HRs for the Bronx Bombers.

July 13, 1980 at Chicago – Rudy May (7-0) remained perfect on the season by tossing 6 innings in an 8-4 Yankees win. Bob Watson and Bucky Dent led the offense with 3 hits and 2 RBIs apiece. Rick Cerone also drove in 3 runs.

July 14, 1980 at Chicago – Goose Gossage (18) surrendered two singles in the B9, but also struck out the side to preserve a 6-5 Yankees win and the sweep. Watson drove in 2 more runs, but Jones (6) provided the biggest noise, highlighting a 3-run 7th with a 427-foot bomb to straightaway center with a man aboard. Doug Bird (1-0) got the win in relief. Mike Proly (1-5) took the loss.  

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