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July 8, 2008

Yankees Continue Skid In Late Inning Loss to Brewers

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July 8, 1978 at County Stadium
Brewers 6, Yankees 5  (47-36)

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The Yankees yielded a late inning lead and the result was their fourth loss in five games.  Up 5-4, Goose Gossage gave up two runs in the bottom of the eighth as he fell to 4-8.  It was his fourth inning of relief and all three runs he gave up came on a pair of homers by Larry Hisle.

Lou Piniella was the hitting star in the loss.  He went three for four with a double, two RBIs and a run.  Cliff Johnson pitched in with a solo homer, his fourth of the season.

June 30, 2008

Reggie Jackson Drives In Five In Yankees Win Over Tigers

by @ 5:17 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson

June 30, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 10, Tigers 2  (43-32)

The Yankees got out of Milwaukee and picked up a win as they decimated the Tigers in front of a home crowd.  Reggie Jackson had a monster day at the plate.  He went three for five with his thirteenth homer and five RBIs.  Lou Piniella went three for four with three runs and an RBI.

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Don Gullett improved to 4-0 with a complete game win.  He gave up two runs on ten hits and two walks with four strikeouts.

June 14, 2008

Yankees Edge Mariners In Ten Inning Hitfest

by @ 4:37 pm. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Cliff Johnson, Graig Nettles, Lou Piniella, Paul Blair, Ron Guidry, Sparky Lyle

June 14, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 11, Mariners 9  (35-24)

The Yankees needed just about every one of their eleven runs as they edged the Mariners for their third straight win.  The game was tied 7-7 after nine and then the Mariners scored two in the top of the tenth only to have the Yankees scored four in the bottom of the tenth to win it.  Paul Blair had the game winner with a three run, walk off homer.  Ron Guidry was even called on to pinch run and he scored on Blair’s blast.

Graig Nettles and Cliff Johnson also went yard in the contest.  Lou Piniella had a team high four hits and he drove in three runs.

Sparky Lyle improved to 4-1 despite giving up the two tenth inning runs.  He threw the final five innings and he gave up the two runs on six hits and one walk with two strikeouts.

June 2, 2008

Ron Guidry Stays Perfect, Strikes Out Eleven in Win Over Athletics

by @ 3:11 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - June, Cliff Johnson, Goose Gossage, Graig Nettles, Lou Piniella, Ron Guidry

June 2, 1978 at the Oakland Coliseum
Yankees 3, Athletics 1  (30-18)

Ron Guidry improved to a perfect 8-0 in a game in which he struck out eleven batters.  He gave up just one run on six hits and two walks in 8 1/3 innings.  Goose Gossage got the final two batters out and he picked up his seventh save of the season.

Cliff Johnson singled and drove in a pair of runs in the win.  Lou Piniella was the only Yankees with two hits while Graig Nettles reached base twice with a single and two walks.

May 28, 2008

Yankees Sweep Doubleheader Over Jays

by @ 3:00 am. Filed under Goose Gossage, Lou Piniella, Mickey Rivers, Ron Guidry, Willie Randolph

May 28, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3  (27-15)

The Yankees got right back on track with a nice win the first game of their doubleheader with the Blue Jays.  They scored three late runs to come back from a 3-2 deficit and it was Mickey Rivers two run homer in the seventh inning that proved to be the game winner.  Willie Randolph went two for three with two walks, a double and two runs while Lou Piniella was two for two with a walk, a run and an RBI.

Ron Guidry continued his winning streak and he improved to 7-0 to start the season.  He gave up three runs on six hits with six strikeouts in the complete game win.

May 28, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Blue Jays 5  (28-15)

The Yankees needed thirteen innings but they finished up their doubleheader sweep over the Blue Jays and took the series three games to one.  Willie Randolph singled home the game winning run in the bottom of the thirteenth to win it and Mickey Rivers pitched in with a two run homer in the third inning.

Goose Gossage was called on to pitch seven innings of relief in this one.  He gave up two runs (one earned) on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts and the win pushed his record to 3-4 on the season.

May 18, 2008

Ron Guidry Improves to 5-0 In Yankees Win Over Indians

by @ 3:49 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Goose Gossage, Lou Piniella, Ron Guidry, Thurman Munson

May 18, 1978 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 5, Indians 3  (20-13)

The Yankees salvaged a split in their two game series with the Yankees despite an early three run deficit.  Lou Piniella had the big hit with a two run triple that he later scored on while Thurman Munson was three for five with a run and an RBI.

Ron Guidry improved to 5-0 despite the three early runs.  He gave them up on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts.  Goose Gossage got the final two batters out and he picked up his fifth save of the season.

May 16, 2008

Yankees Rack Up Hits In Win Over White Sox

by @ 3:46 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Chris Chambliss, Goose Gossage, Ken Holtzman, Lou Piniella, Thurman Munson

May 16, 1978 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 8, White Sox 3  (19-12)

The Yankees finished up a two game sweep over the White Sox in a game that saw five Yankees have multihit games.  Lou Piniella reached base all five times with two hits and three walks while Thurman Munson went two for four with a walk, two RBIs and three runs.  Chris Chambliss singled twice and he had a team high three RBIs.

Ken Holtzman won his first decision of the season in a mediocre start.  He gave up three runs on eight hits and three walks with a strikeout in 5 1/3 innings.  Goose Gossage was exceptional in relief.  He picked up his fourth save and he got out all eleven batters that he faced.

May 15, 2008

Sparky Lyle Shuts Down White Sox

by @ 3:44 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Jim Beattie, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle

May 15, 1978 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 4, White Sox 1  (18-12)

Jim Beattie and Sparky Lyle combined to shut down the White Sox as the Yankees kicked off a two game series in Chicago.  Beattie improved to 2-0 and he gave up the one run on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle gave up just two hits in 3 2/3 shutout innings and he picked up his sixth save of the season.

The big inning for the Yankees was the fourth in which they scored three of their four runs.  Lou Piniella went three for four with a run and an RBI while Reggie Jackson went two for four with a double and two runs.

May 2, 2008

Catfish Hunter Shuts Down Royals In Yankees Third Straight Win

by @ 3:18 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - May, Catfish Hunter, Lou Piniella, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

May 2, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Royals 2  (12-9)

The Yankees made it three straight wins behind Catfish Hunter’s first win of the season.  He gave up just two runs on five hits with two walks and four strikeouts in seven frames.  Sparky Lyle held the Royals scoreless in the final two innings and he picked up his fourth save of the season.

Lou Piniella brought the big bat in the win.  He went two for three with his first homer, two RBIs and two runs while Thurman Munson went two for four with a double, a run and an RBI.

April 17, 2008

Catfish Hunter Shelled Again In Yankees Loss to Orioles

by @ 3:55 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Catfish Hunter, Cliff Johnson, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Rich Gossage

April 17, 1978 at Yankee Stadium
Orioles 6, Yankees 1  (4-5)

The Yankees lost their first home game of the season as Catfish Hunter was knocked around for the second straight time.  He fell to 0-2 and he gave up five runs on six hits and five walks with two strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.  Goose Gossage threw 3 2/3 solid innings, but for the third straight time, he gave up a run.

The Yankees scored their lone run in the second.  Reggie Jackson scored when Cliff Johnson grounded into a double play.  Lou Piniella was the only Yankee with two hits in the loss.

April 8, 2008

Goose Gossage Loses Opener In Yankees’ Debut

by @ 4:17 am. Filed under 1978 Yankees, 1978 Yankees Diary - April, Bucky Dent, Chris Chambliss, Lou Piniella, Rich Gossage, Ron Guidry

April 8, 1978 at Arlington Stadium
Rangers 2, Yankees 1  (0-1)

Goose Gossage’s debut in a Yankees’ uniform turned out to be a tough on as he gave up the losing run to the Rangers in the Yankees season opener.  He pitched a shutout eighth inning but then he gave up a leadoff homer to Richie Zisk in the bottom of the ninth that broke a 1-1 tie.  A very nice start by Ron Guidry went to waste and he gave up one run on six hits and two walks with two strikeouts in seven innings.

It didn’t help that the Yankees pushed just one runner across the plate.  In the fifth inning, Lou Piniella led off things with a triple and then he later scored on Chris Chambliss’ single.  Chambliss and Bucky Dent were the only Yankees with more then one hit in the game.

September 27, 2007

Yankees Shave Magic Number Down to Three With Fifth Straight Win

by @ 3:04 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Cliff Johnson, Dick Tidrow, Lou Piniella, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

September 27, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 2, Indians 1  (98-59)

The Yankees shaved their magic number down to three behind some solid pitching by Dick Tidrow and Sparky Lyle.  Tidrow gave up just one run in 7 1/3 innings in a no-decision start while Sparky Lyle improved to 13-5 with 1 2/3 innings of shutout relief.

Thurman Munson scored the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a wild pitch.  Lou Piniella and Cliff Johnson both had two hits in the win.

September 19, 2007

Ed Figueroa Is Hit Hard As Yankees Three Game Winning Streak Ends

by @ 4:49 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Dave Kingman, Ed Figueroa, Lou Piniella, Thurman Munson

September 19, 1977 at Fenway Park
Red Sox 6, Yankees 3 (93-58)

The Red Sox and Yankees kicked off their final series of the season as the Red Sox gave themselves some renewed hope by knocking around Ed Figueroa. He fell to 15-10 and he gave up six runs on eleven hits and one walk with four strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings.

Thurman Munson and Dave Kingman both belted solo shots in the loss. Munson finished the game with two RBIs and he and Lou Piniella were the only Yankees with two hits.

September 16, 2007

Yankees Score Four In The Eighth To Edge Tigers

by @ 4:50 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella, Paul Blair

September 16, 1977 at Tiger Stadium
Yankees 5, Tigers 4  (91-55)

The Yankees came up with four big runs in the eighth inning to overcome what was then a two run deficit to beat the Tigers to kick off a road trip.  Paul Blair capped off the inning with a two run shot while Lou Piniella doubled twice, drove in two runs and scored.

Don Gullett went the distance and he improved to 12-4 on the season.  He gave up four runs (three earned) on eight hits and one walk with five strikeouts.

September 11, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Blue Jays

by @ 4:51 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Cliff Johnson, Dick Tidrow, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Roy White, Sparky Lyle

September 11, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 4, Blue Jays 3  (88-55)

Dick Tidrow pitched the Yankees to a win over the Blue Jays in the first game of their doubleheader.  He gave up just two runs on six hits and one walk with one strikeout in seven innings of work.  Sparky Lyle gave up one run in the final two frames and he picked up save number 23.

Reggie Jackson hit a big two run homer, his 25th of the season.  Roy White went two for three.

September 11, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Blue Jays 6, Yankees 4  (88-56)
 

The Blue Jays salvaged a split in their doubleheader with the Yankees as Don Gullett was knocked around.  He fell to 11-4 and he gave up five runs on six hits and five walks with six strikeouts in six innings of work.

Cliff Johnson singled and drove in two runs in the loss.  Lou Piniella went two for three with a double, a triple a run and an RBI.

September 10, 2007

Yankees Blown Out By Expansion Blue Jays

by @ 3:44 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Catfish Hunter, Lou Piniella, Willie Randolph

September 10, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Blue Jays 19, Yankees 3 (87-55)

Yankees fans were stunned as the expansion Blue Jays ran up the scored on the Yankees in complete blowout.  Catfish Hunter was tagged for six runs in 3 1/3 innings but he had a lot of help in the loss because all five Yankee pitchers used gave up at least a couple of runs.

Not that the offense mattered much, but Willie Randolph went two for two with an RBI.  Lou Piniella went two for three with a run.

September 6, 2007

Reggie Jackson Drives In Four Runs In Yankees Win

by @ 4:49 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Dick Tidrow, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle

September 6, 1977 at Cleveland Stadium
Yankees 8, Indians 3  (84-54)

Reggie Jackson had a huge day at the plate as the Yankees got back on track with a win.  He went two for four with a homerun and four RBIs.  The homerun brings his season total up to 24 on the season.  Lou Piniella also went yard with his tenth homerun.

Dick Tidrow improved to 9-4 with a nice start. He gave up two runs on five hits and six walks with one strikeout in 5 1/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle gave up one run on six hits with two walks with two strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings to earn his 22nd save of the season.

September 3, 2007

Lou Piniella Helps Power Yankees to Win Over Twins

by @ 5:45 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Chris Chambliss, Ed Figueroa, Lou Piniella

September 3, 1977 at Metropolitan Stadium
Yankees 7, Twins 4  (82-52)

Lou Piniella was one of the hiting stars as the Yankees took care of the Twins 7-4.  He went two for four with a homerun, two RBIs and two runs.  Chris Chambliss singled twice and he scored two runs.

Ed Figueroa improved to 13-9 with the win.  He gave up four runs on eight hits and one walk with four strikeouts in the complete game win.

September 2, 2007

Ron Guidry Shuts Out Twins In Yankees Fifth Straight Win

by @ 6:26 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - September, Lou Piniella, Ron Guidry, Roy White

September 2, 1977 at Metropolitan Stadium
Yankees 4, Twins 0  (81-52)

The Yankees kicked off September just like the finished August with their fifth straight win.  Ron Guidry was the star as he improved to 12-6.  He gave up six hits with four strikeouts in the complete game shutout.

Lou Piniella and Roy White both went yard with solo shots in the win.  Piniella also drew a walk and he finished with two runs.

August 26, 2007

Yankees Edge Rangers For Fourth Straight Win

by @ 4:28 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Ed Figueroa, Graig Nettles, Ken Clay, Lou Piniella, Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph

August 26, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 6, Rangers 5  (76-51)

The Yankees overcame a 5-1 deficit and beat the Rangers in their series opener.  The game winning run came on a one run triple off the bat of Graig Nettles.  Both Lou Piniella and Willie Randolph were a perfect three for three in the contest.

Ed Figueroa gave up four runs in five innings but the hitters and the pen picked him up.  Ken Clay gave up a run in three innings and he improved to 2-3 while Sparky Lyle threw a shutout ninth and he picked up his 21st save of the season.

August 22, 2007

Ed Figueroa Falls Apart In Late Innings In Yankees Loss

by @ 2:34 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Chris Chambliss, Ed Figueroa, Lou Piniella, Mickey Rivers, Sparky Lyle

August 22, 1977 at Comiskey Park
White Sox 5, Yankees 3  (72-51)

The Yankees eight game winning streak came to an end as Ed Figueroa had a couple of rough late innings in the Yankees loss in their series opener to the White Sox.  He had shut out the Sox through six but then he gave up two runs in the seventh and two more in the eighth as he fell to 12-9.  Even Sparky Lyle was touched up in that eighth inning and he gave up an insurance while also allowing the inherited go ahead run to score.

The Yankees scored all three of their runs on solo homers. Chris Chambliss, Mickey Rivers and Lou Piniella all went yard and for Chambliss, it was his fourteenth of the season.

August 12, 2007

Yankees Sweep Angels in Doubleheader, Extend Winning Streak to Five

by @ 4:18 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - August, Catfish Hunter, Chris Chambliss, Ed Figueroa, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Thurman Munson

August 12, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 10, Angels 1  (63-49)

The Yankees made it four straight with an impressive offensive performance by Chris Chambliss.  The first baseman homered twice and drove in three runs in the win.  Reggie Jackson went two for three with a walk, a double, a triple, three RBIs and a run and Thurman Munson had a team high three hits and two runs.

Catfish Hunter went the distance and he improved to 7-7 on the season.  He gave up one run on six hits and a walk with two strikeouts.

August 12, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 9, Angels 3  (64-49)

Reggie Jackson homered twice and he scored three runs as the Yankees not only swept their doubleheader over the Angels, they also won their fifth straight.  The homers brought his season total up to 21 on the season.  Lou Piniella also had a nice game and he went three for four with three runs.

Ed Figueroa improved to 11-8 on the season with a complete game.  He gave up three runs on six hits and two walks with two strikeouts.

July 24, 2007

Don Gullett Holds Royals to a Single Run

by @ 11:14 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow, Don Gullett, Lou Piniella

July 24, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, Royals 1  (53-44)

Yesterday, it was Ron Guidry.  Today is Don Gullett who pitched the Yankees to a win.  Like Guidry, he gave up just one run.  He gave up eight hits and five walks with five strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings.  Dick Tidrow got the final out of the game and he picked up his fourth save of the season.

Chris Chambliss went three for four with two doubles and a run.  Lou Piniella singled and drove in two runs.

July 23, 2007

Ron Guidry Pitches Yankees to Win Over Brewers

by @ 5:11 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Lou Piniella, Paul Blair, Ron Guidry

July 23, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 3, Brewers 1  (52-44)

Ron Guidry improved to 7-5 on the season with a great start in the Yankees win over the Brewers.  He gave up just one run on six hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in the complete game win.

Paul Blair doubled, homered, drove in two and scored a run.  Lou Piniella went three for three with an RBI.

July 10, 2007

Yankees Held to Five Hits In Shutout Loss to Orioles

by @ 4:59 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Ed Figueroa, Lou Piniella

July 10, 1977 at Memorial Stadium
Orioles 6, Yankees 0  (48-37)

The Yankees didn’t get much done at the plate in their 6-0 loss to the Orioles.  Lou Piniella was the only hitter who really put together a nice game and he had three of the five singles that the Yankees had in the game.

Ed Figueroa dropped to 8-7 on the season with the loss.  He gave up five runs on six hits and two walks with six strikeouts in six innings.

July 7, 2007

Catfish Hunter Pitches Yankees to Third Straight Win

by @ 5:43 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Catfish Hunter, Graig Nettles, Lou Piniella

July 7, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 8, Indians 2  (47-35
)

The Yankees got plenty of offense in this one, but it was Catfish Hunter who led the way for the Yankees as they finished up a three game sweep over the Indians.  Hunter gave up two runs on just four hits and two walks with three strikeouts in the complete game.

Lou Piniella homered, drove in two and scored two runs.  Graig Nettles singled twice and he drove in two runs.

July 4, 2007

Yankees Belt Four Homers In Series Opener Against Indians

by @ 2:14 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Chris Chambliss, Ed Figueroa, Graig Nettles, Lou Piniella, Roy White, Thurman Munson

July 4, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 7, Indians 5  (45-35)

The Yankees took care of the Indians on Independence Day and they did it with the long ball.  Graig Nettles, Roy White, Chris Chambliss and Lou Piniella all hit solo homeruns in the win while Thurman Munson doubled, singled and drove in two runs.

Ed Figueroa picked up the win and he improved to 8-6 on the season.  He gave up three runs on six hits and five walks with three strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings.

July 3, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Tigers

by @ 2:01 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Bucky Dent, Dick Tidrow, Fran Healy, Lou Piniella, Reggie Jackson, Ron Guidry, Roy White

July 3, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Yankees 2, Tigers 0  (44-34)

Ron Guidry threw his second shutout of the season as he held the Tigers to six hits.  He gave up just two walks and he struck out nine and the win pushed his record to 6-4 on the season.

Reggie Jackson went three for four with a double and a run.  Bucky Dent singled twice and Roy White doubled and drove in a run.

July 3, 1977 at Yankee Stadium
Tigers 10, Yankees 6  (44-35)

Dick Tidrow gave up five runs in the final two frames as the Yankees lost their chance at a doubleheader sweep.  The loss dropped Tidrow’s record to 6-3 on the season and he finished the game with three homeruns given up in his four innings of work.

Lou Piniella went three for five with two RBIs and a run.  Fran Healy went three for three with two doubles, a run and an RBI.

June 30, 2007

Cliff Johnson Belts Three Homers In Yankees Blowout Win Over Blue Jays

by @ 1:43 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Catfish Hunter, Cliff Johnson, Lou Piniella, Thurman Munson

June 30, 1977 at Exhibition Stadium
Yankees 11, Blue Jays 5  (42-33)

The Yankees salvaged a split in their four game series with the Blue Jays behind the bit stick of Cliff Johnson.  He homered three times and drove in four runs to lead the way for the Yankees.  Thurman Munson homered and drove in four runs while Lou Piniella went three for five with a solo homerun and two runs.

Catfish Hunter improved to 4-3 on the season with the win. He gave up five runs (three earned) on seven hits and two walks with two strikeouts as he went the distance.

June 17, 2007

Catfish Hunter Gives Up Four Homeruns In First Inning

by @ 2:25 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Catfish Hunter, Ken Clay, Lou Piniella, Willie Randolph

June 17, 1977 at Fenway Park
Red Sox 9, Yankees 4 (36-27)

Catfish Hunter got off to a pretty rough start when the Red Sox tagged him for four solo homers in the first inning alone.  Hunter was pulled with two outs in the inning in what was one his shortest starts of his career.  Oddly, he didn’t take the loss because the Yankees had it tied 4-4 by the third inning before the pen was hit hard.  Ken Clay pitched a solid 4 1/3 innings, but he gave up that go ahead run and he took the loss.

Lou Piniella went three for four with a run in the loss.  Willie Randolph also had a nice game and he went two for five with a run and an RBI.

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