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1979 AMERICAN LEAGUE REVIEW

+    Level: MLB
An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, leaderboards, player registers and much more.
YEAR IN REVIEW
Standings
Team Totals
Player Register
Top Hitters
Top Pitchers
Awards
Leaderboards
  BAVG
Fred Lynn
bos
.333
George Brett
kc
.329
Brian Downing
cal
.326
Jim Rice
bos
.325
Al Oliver
tex
.323
Paul Molitor
mil
.322
Sixto Lezcano
mil
.321
Steve Kemp
det
.318
Chet Lemon
chw
.318
Bruce Bochte
sea
.316

  SLG
Fred Lynn
bos
.637
Jim Rice
bos
.596
Sixto Lezcano
mil
.573
George Brett
kc
.563
Reggie Jackson
nyy
.544
Steve Kemp
det
.543
Gorman Thomas
mil
.539
Bobby Grich
cal
.537
Ken Singleton
bal
.533
Don Baylor
cal
.530

  OBP
Fred Lynn
bos
.423
Darrell Porter
kc
.421
Brian Downing
cal
.418
Sixto Lezcano
mil
.414
Ken Singleton
bal
.405
Steve Kemp
det
.398
Lou Whitaker
det
.395
Chet Lemon
chw
.391
Toby Harrah
cle
.389
Bruce Bochte
sea
.385

  OPS
Fred Lynn
bos
1059
Sixto Lezcano
mil
987
Jim Rice
bos
977
Steve Kemp
det
941
George Brett
kc
939
Ken Singleton
bal
938
Reggie Jackson
nyy
926
Darrell Porter
kc
905
Bobby Grich
cal
903
Don Baylor
cal
901

  G
Willie Horton
sea
162
Roy Smalley
min
162
Ruppert Jones
sea
162
Buddy Bell
tex
162
Don Baylor
cal
162
Rick Bosetti
tor
162
Ken Singleton
bal
159
Eddie Murray
bal
159
Ron Jackson
min
159
Jim Rice
bos
158

  AB
Buddy Bell
tex
670
Carney Lansford
cal
654
Willie Horton
sea
646
George Brett
kc
645
Don Baylor
cal
628
Rick Burleson
bos
627
Alfredo Griffin
tor
624
Ruppert Jones
sea
622
Roy Smalley
min
621
Jim Rice
bos
619

  R
Don Baylor
cal
120
George Brett
kc
119
Jim Rice
bos
117
Fred Lynn
bos
116
Carney Lansford
cal
114
Willie Wilson
kc
113
Ron LeFlore
det
110
Ruppert Jones
sea
109
Darrell Porter
kc
101
Amos Otis
kc
100

  H
George Brett
kc
212
Jim Rice
bos
201
Buddy Bell
tex
200
Carney Lansford
cal
188
Paul Molitor
mil
188
Don Baylor
cal
186
Willie Wilson
kc
185
Cecil Cooper
mil
182
Ron LeFlore
det
180
Willie Horton
sea
180

  TB
Jim Rice
bos
369
George Brett
kc
363
Fred Lynn
bos
338
Don Baylor
cal
333
Ken Singleton
bal
304
Buddy Bell
tex
302
Cecil Cooper
mil
300
Gorman Thomas
mil
300
Willie Horton
sea
296
Eddie Murray
bal
288

  DBL
Chet Lemon
chw
44
Cecil Cooper
mil
44
Fred Lynn
bos
42
Buddy Bell
tex
42
George Brett
kc
42
Ron Jackson
min
40
Jim Rice
bos
39
Bruce Bochte
sea
38
Rick Bosetti
tor
35
Claudell Washington
chw
33

  TPL
George Brett
kc
20
Paul Molitor
mil
16
Willie Wilson
kc
13
Willie Randolph
nyy
13
Ron LeFlore
det
10
Alfredo Griffin
tor
10
Darrell Porter
kc
10
Ruppert Jones
sea
9
Kiko Garcia
bal
9
Lou Whitaker
det
8

  HR
Gorman Thomas
mil
45
Jim Rice
bos
39
Fred Lynn
bos
39
Don Baylor
cal
36
Ken Singleton
bal
35
Bobby Grich
cal
30
Reggie Jackson
nyy
29
Willie Horton
sea
29
Ben Oglivie
mil
29
Sixto Lezcano
mil
28

  RBI
Don Baylor
cal
139
Jim Rice
bos
130
Gorman Thomas
mil
123
Fred Lynn
bos
122
Darrell Porter
kc
112
Ken Singleton
bal
111
George Brett
kc
107
Willie Horton
sea
106
Cecil Cooper
mil
106
Steve Kemp
det
105

  SB
Willie Wilson
kc
83
Ron LeFlore
det
78
Julio Cruz
sea
49
Al Bumbry
bal
37
Bump Wills
tex
35
Bobby Bonds
cle
34
Paul Molitor
mil
33
Ruppert Jones
sea
33
Willie Randolph
nyy
33
Rickey Henderson
oak
33

  CS
Bobby Bonds
cle
23
Mitchell Page
oak
16
Alfredo Griffin
tor
16
Alan Trammell
det
14
Ron LeFlore
det
14
Paul Molitor
mil
13
Rick Bosetti
tor
12
Al Bumbry
bal
12
Freddie Patek
kc
12
Willie Randolph
nyy
12

  BB
Darrell Porter
kc
121
Ken Singleton
bal
109
Gorman Thomas
mil
98
Willie Randolph
nyy
95
Andre Thornton
cle
90
Toby Harrah
cle
89
Ruppert Jones
sea
85
Dwayne Murphy
oak
84
Fred Lynn
bos
82
Roy Smalley
min
80

  SO
Gorman Thomas
mil
175
Bobby Bonds
cle
135
Ken Singleton
bal
118
Carney Lansford
cal
115
Willie Horton
sea
112
Reggie Jackson
nyy
107
Lance Parrish
det
105
Gary Alexander
cle
100
Lee May
bal
100
Jim Rice
bos
97

  IBB
Ken Singleton
bal
16
George Brett
kc
14
Ben Oglivie
mil
12
Oscar Gamble
nyy~tex
12
Jim Spencer
nyy
11
Bobby Grich
cal
10
Dan Meyer
sea
10
Cecil Cooper
mil
10
Eddie Murray
bal
9
Wayne Gross
oak
9

  HBP
Chet Lemon
chw
13
Gary Roenicke
bal
12
Don Baylor
cal
11
Ron Jackson
min
9
Darrell Porter
kc
8
Toby Harrah
cle
8
Bobby Bonds
cle
8
Willie Wilson
kc
7
Bob Bailor
tor
6
Roy Howell
tor
6

  SH
Rob Wilfong
min
25
John Castino
min
22
Nelson Norman
tex
18
Alfredo Griffin
tor
16
Roy Smalley
min
15
Lou Whitaker
det
14
Bump Wills
tex
14
Dwayne Murphy
oak
13
Bob Randall
min
13
Bombo Rivera
min
13

  SF
Dan Ford
cal
13
Darrell Porter
kc
13
Don Baylor
cal
12
Buddy Bell
tex
10
Rob Wilfong
min
10
Bruce Bochte
sea
10
Jim Essian
oak
9
Roy Smalley
min
9
Mickey Rivers
nyy~tex
8
Jim Rice
bos
8

  GDP
Bruce Bochte
sea
27
George Scott
bos~kc~nyy
24
Lamar Johnson
chw
23
Willie Randolph
nyy
23
Butch Hobson
bos
23
Rico Carty
tor
21
Willie Horton
sea
20
Ruppert Jones
sea
19
Lee May
bal
18
Sal Bando
mil
17

  DOUBLEUP
Willie Wilson
kc
623
Mickey Rivers
nyy~tex
111
Al Bumbry
bal
103
Rick Cerone
tor
101
George Brett
kc
87
Dave Revering
oak
84
Alan Trammell
det
84
Gorman Thomas
mil
82
Roy Smalley
min
78
Toby Harrah
cle
78

  BBSO
Willie Randolph
nyy
2.44
Butch Wynegar
min
2.06
Darrell Porter
kc
1.86
Toby Harrah
cle
1.48
George Brett
kc
1.42
Don Baylor
cal
1.39
Duane Kuiper
cle
1.37
Sal Bando
mil
1.36
Brian Downing
cal
1.35
Carl Yastrzemski
bos
1.35

  ERA
Ron Guidry
nyy
2.78
Tommy John
nyy
2.96
Dennis Eckersley
bos
2.99
Mike Flanagan
bal
3.08
Jack Morris
det
3.28
Mike Caldwell
mil
3.29
Scott McGregor
bal
3.35
Jerry Koosman
min
3.38
Ross Baumgarten
chw
3.54
Geoff Zahn
min
3.57

  WHIP
Scott McGregor
bal
1.08
Ron Guidry
nyy
1.16
Mike Flanagan
bal
1.19
Dennis Eckersley
bos
1.19
Dennis Leonard
kc
1.19
Jack Morris
det
1.20
Tommy John
nyy
1.21
Dennis Martinez
bal
1.22
Mike Caldwell
mil
1.24
Lary Sorensen
mil
1.24

  H9
Nolan Ryan
cal
6.83
Ken Kravec
chw
7.49
Ron Guidry
nyy
7.73
Jack Morris
det
8.15
Ross Baumgarten
chw
8.26
Mike Flanagan
bal
8.30
Steve Stone
bal
8.37
Tom Underwood
tor
8.44
Dave Frost
cal
8.50
Scott McGregor
bal
8.50

  HR9
Tommy John
nyy
0.29
Bob Stanley
bos
0.58
Nolan Ryan
cal
0.61
Jim Slaton
mil
0.63
Dave Frost
cal
0.64
Jerry Koosman
min
0.65
Mike Parrott
sea
0.67
Mike Caldwell
mil
0.69
Geoff Zahn
min
0.69
Mike Torrez
bos
0.71

  BB9
Scott McGregor
bal
1.19
Mike Caldwell
mil
1.49
Lary Sorensen
mil
1.61
Bob Stanley
bos
1.83
Tommy John
nyy
2.12
Dennis Leonard
kc
2.14
Dennis Eckersley
bos
2.15
Bill Travers
mil
2.16
Geoff Zahn
min
2.18
Jim Slaton
mil
2.28

  SO9
Nolan Ryan
cal
9.01
Ron Guidry
nyy
7.65
Mike Flanagan
bal
6.44
Fergie Jenkins
tex
5.70
Floyd Bannister
sea
5.68
Dennis Eckersley
bos
5.47
Jerry Koosman
min
5.36
Rich Wortham
chw
5.25
Steve Renko
bos
5.21
John Henry Johnson
oak~tex
5.17

  BBSO
Scott McGregor
bal
0.28
Ron Guidry
nyy
0.35
Mike Flanagan
bal
0.37
Dennis Eckersley
bos
0.39
Mike Caldwell
mil
0.44
Dennis Leonard
kc
0.44
Fergie Jenkins
tex
0.49
Luis Tiant
nyy
0.51
Nolan Ryan
cal
0.51
Jack Morris
det
0.52

  WPCT
Mike Caldwell
mil
.727
Mike Flanagan
bal
.719
Jack Morris
det
.708
Tommy John
nyy
.700
Ron Guidry
nyy
.692
Scott McGregor
bal
.684
Geoff Zahn
min
.650
Bill Travers
mil
.636
Dennis Eckersley
bos
.630
Jim Slaton
mil
.625

  W
Mike Flanagan
bal
23
Tommy John
nyy
21
Jerry Koosman
min
20
Ron Guidry
nyy
18
Steve Comer
tex
17
Dennis Eckersley
bos
17
Jack Morris
det
17
Mike Torrez
bos
16
Nolan Ryan
cal
16
Bob Stanley
bos
16

  L
Phil Huffman
tor
18
Matt Keough
oak
17
Paul Splittorff
kc
17
Dennis Martinez
bal
16
Rick Langford
oak
16
Tom Underwood
tor
16
Mike Marshall
min
15
Floyd Bannister
sea
15
John Henry Johnson
oak~tex
14
Fergie Jenkins
tex
14

  G
Mike Marshall
min
90
Sid Monge
cle
76
Jim Kern
tex
71
Sparky Lyle
tex
67
Dave Heaverlo
oak
62
Aurelio Lopez
det
61
Victor Cruz
cle
61
Al Hrabosky
kc
58
John Montague
sea~cal
55
Dave LaRoche
cal
53

  GS
Dennis Martinez
bal
39
Mike Flanagan
bal
38
Fergie Jenkins
tex
37
Mike Torrez
bos
36
Steve Comer
tex
36
Jerry Koosman
min
36
Tommy John
nyy
36
Paul Splittorff
kc
35
Dave Goltz
min
35
Ken Kravec
chw
35

  CG
Dennis Martinez
bal
18
Tommy John
nyy
17
Dennis Eckersley
bos
17
Nolan Ryan
cal
17
Mike Caldwell
mil
16
Mike Flanagan
bal
16
Lary Sorensen
mil
16
Ron Guidry
nyy
15
Rick Langford
oak
14
Mike Parrott
sea
13

  SHO
Dennis Leonard
kc
5
Nolan Ryan
cal
5
Mike Flanagan
bal
5
Bob Stanley
bos
4
Mike Caldwell
mil
4
Dave Lemanczyk
tor
3
Tommy John
nyy
3
Jim Slaton
mil
3
Dennis Martinez
bal
3
Fergie Jenkins
tex
3

  GF
Mike Marshall
min
84
Jim Kern
tex
57
Sparky Lyle
tex
53
Sid Monge
cle
53
Aurelio Lopez
det
49
Victor Cruz
cle
48
Don Stanhouse
bal
46
Dave Heaverlo
oak
42
Tom Buskey
tor
40
Dick Drago
bos
37

  SV
Mike Marshall
min
32
Jim Kern
tex
29
Aurelio Lopez
det
21
Don Stanhouse
bal
21
Sid Monge
cle
19
Rich Gossage
nyy
18
Byron McLaughlin
sea
14
Ed Farmer
chw~tex
14
Mark Clear
cal
14
Sparky Lyle
tex
13

  IP
Dennis Martinez
bal
292.1
Tommy John
nyy
276.1
Mike Flanagan
bal
265.2
Jerry Koosman
min
263.2
Fergie Jenkins
tex
259
Mike Torrez
bos
252.1
Dave Goltz
min
250.2
Ken Kravec
chw
250
Dennis Eckersley
bos
246.2
Steve Comer
tex
242.1

  H
Dave Goltz
min
282
Dennis Martinez
bal
279
Tommy John
nyy
268
Jerry Koosman
min
268
Mike Torrez
bos
254
Fergie Jenkins
tex
252
Mike Caldwell
mil
252
Bob Stanley
bos
250
Lary Sorensen
mil
250
Paul Splittorff
kc
248

  R
Mike Torrez
bos
144
Paul Splittorff
kc
137
Larry Gura
kc
137
Rich Gale
kc
131
Phil Huffman
tor
130
Dennis Martinez
bal
129
Fergie Jenkins
tex
127
Rich Wortham
chw
126
Dave Goltz
min
124
Rick Waits
cle
123

  ER
Mike Torrez
bos
126
Dennis Martinez
bal
119
Fergie Jenkins
tex
117
Larry Gura
kc
116
Dave Goltz
min
116
Rich Gale
kc
114
Rick Waits
cle
114
Paul Splittorff
kc
113
Rich Wortham
chw
111
Phil Huffman
tor
111

  HR
Fergie Jenkins
tex
40
Bill Travers
mil
33
Dennis Leonard
kc
33
Steve Stone
bal
31
Lary Sorensen
mil
30
Dennis Eckersley
bos
29
Larry Gura
kc
29
Dennis Martinez
bal
28
Moose Haas
mil
26
Rick Waits
cle
26

  BB
Mike Torrez
bos
121
Nolan Ryan
cal
114
Ken Kravec
chw
111
Rich Wortham
chw
100
Rich Gale
kc
99
Tom Underwood
tor
95
Mike Norris
oak
94
Rick Waits
cle
91
Mike Parrott
sea
86
Steve Comer
tex
84

  SO
Nolan Ryan
cal
223
Ron Guidry
nyy
201
Mike Flanagan
bal
190
Fergie Jenkins
tex
164
Jerry Koosman
min
157
Dennis Eckersley
bos
150
Jim Kern
tex
136
Dave Goltz
min
132
Ken Kravec
chw
132
Dennis Martinez
bal
132

  WP
Rick Langford
oak
16
Rich Wortham
chw
14
Matt Keough
oak
13
Tommy John
nyy
11
Tom Underwood
tor
11
Dave Lemanczyk
tor
11
Brian Kingman
oak
10
Len Barker
cle
10
Byron McLaughlin
sea
10
Mike Norris
oak
10

  BK
Roger Erickson
min
4
Phil Huffman
tor
3
Rich Wortham
chw
3
Steve Baker
det
2
Dennis Martinez
bal
2
Sid Monge
cle
2
Victor Cruz
cle
2
Mike Torrez
bos
2
Jerry Garvin
tor
1
Jim Barr
cal
1
  


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