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1979 American Association (AAA)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Evansville Triplets*1367858.574--Jim LeylandRick Peters (876)Mike Chris (1.71)
    2Springfield Redbirds1367363.5375.0Hal LanierLeon Durham (955)Kim Seaman (1.94)
    3Iowa Oaks1366967.5079.0Joe SparksBob Molinaro (903)Mark Esser (1.93)
    4Indianapolis Indians1366769.49311.0Roy MajtykaJohn Valle (781)Larry Rothschild (1.72)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Oklahoma City 89ers1357263.533--Lee EliaJohn Poff (901)Jose Martinez (1.73)
    2Omaha Royals1366571.4787.5Gordon MacKenzieKen Phelps (885)Mark Daly (1.67)
    3Denver Bears1356273.45910.0Jack McKeonRandy Bass (1,114)Bob James (1.98)
    4Wichita Aeros1365779.41915.5Karl Pagel (1,052)Byron Wilkerson (2.08)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Evansville TripletsLeague Champions
    Oklahoma City 89ersLost in Finals
    1979 American Association Batting Totals
    Denver BearsMON6273135489479214022415112172313679618679385959 .286.363.4317942108
    Evansville TripletsDET7858136447772412332183011667212258651731475341 .275.364.4157791859
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN67691364366527107018234964889241465786286530 .245.316.3686841608
    Iowa OaksCHA6967136452368512542034111363113069510675294249 .277.347.4157621878
    Oklahoma City 89ersPHI726313544967291297255451086769144511665314148 .288.358.4377951966
    Omaha RoyalsKCA657113642925571047196348851316163589606337027 .244.333.3677001575
    Springfield RedbirdsSLN736313645246881287220369464113750476582404546 .284.349.4117601861
    Wichita AerosCHN577913644516291162195231155779955569726264634 .261.343.3937361748
    1979 American Association Pitching Totals
    Denver BearsMON62734.9913532519113414027926291216186791.7811.130.964.905.39
    Evansville TripletsDET78583.9613626726117212337245161166517311.619.470.895.005.61
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN67693.821362593011571070527491964657861.338.320.753.626.11
    Iowa OaksCHA69674.6213625332116412546855971135106751.529.700.873.945.22
    Oklahoma City 89ersPHI72634.4113528420116012977295691085116651.5610.060.843.965.16
    Omaha RoyalsKCA65714.121362862511641047557533885896061.418.100.684.554.69
    Springfield RedbirdsSLN73634.681362843411581287688602944765821.5210.000.733.704.52
    Wichita AerosCHN57794.8613623425114611626296191155697261.519.130.904.475.70

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