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1979 Eastern League (AA)

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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.
  • RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1West Haven Yankees1398356.597--Stump MerrillJoe Lefebvre (908)Tim Lollar (1.33)
    2Reading Phillies1387761.5585.5Jim SnyderGeorge Vukovich (807)Sam Welborn (2.10)
    3Bristol Red Sox1397366.52510.0Tony TorchiaDave Schmidt (1,025)Kevin Stephenson (1.66)
    4Buffalo Bisons1397267.51811.0Steve DemeterRick Lancellotti (944)Joseph Galante (1.75)
    5Holyoke Millers1396376.45320.0George FarsonDon Whiting (843)Weldon Swift (1.74)
    6Waterbury A's1404991.35034.5Edward NottleLeroy Robbins (711)Bobby Moore (1.82)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    1979 Eastern League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Bristol Red SoxBOS736613944736741200200288958811458576730305037 .268.349.3857341723
    Buffalo BisonsPIT7267139483483013541913720174011861594868373151 .280.356.4608162222
    Holyoke MillersMIL637613943806011138175381025697864485714315143 .260.331.3877181695
    Reading PhilliesPHI776113844176371216182516956716983409673494855 .275.333.3867191707
    Waterbury A'sOAK499114043875451063159416747815679517662375833 .242.320.3436631505
    West Haven YankeesNYA83561394440678118817541955979968606627437243 .268.353.3907431730
    1979 Eastern League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Bristol Red SoxBOS73663.861394263112111200674520895767301.478.920.664.285.43
    Buffalo BisonsPIT72674.7313930528118213548306212015948681.6510.311.534.526.61
    Holyoke MillersMIL63764.5313933522114711386015771024857141.418.930.803.815.60
    Reading PhilliesPHI77613.491385472111541216637447694096731.419.480.543.195.25
    Waterbury A'sOAK49914.49140683712811063545639675176621.237.470.473.634.65
    West Haven YankeesNYA83563.711394172411741188678484956066271.539.110.734.654.81


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