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1979 Pioneer League (Rk)

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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.
  • Northern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Lethbridge Dodgers*683830.559--Gail HenleyGreg Brock (1,105)Rich Rodas (0.88)
    2Calgary Expos703436.4865.0Bob BaileyFernando Marin (916)Steve Winfield (1.30)
    3Great Falls Giants703238.4577.0Ernie RodriguezRob Deer (982)Dennis Rathjen (1.31)
    4Medicine Hat Blue Jays692742.39111.5Dennis HolmbergJimmy Waugh (884)Steve Senteney (1.25)
    Southern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Billings Mustangs694326.623--Jim HoffJeff Jones (890)Keefe Cato (0.72)
    2Helena Phillies694326.623--Roly De ArmasJoe Bruno (943)Roy Smith (1.03)
    3Butte Copper Kings663234.4859.5Ken Richardson, Tom GamboaBill Schroeder (1,166)Michael Donovan (1.26)
    4Idaho Falls Angels672542.37317.0Reuben RodriguezGary Pettis (899)Curt Brown (1.38)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Lethbridge DodgersLeague Champions
    Helena PhilliesLost in Finals
    1979 Pioneer League Batting Totals
    Billings MustangsCIN43266923003605847722233049725315548283619 .254.341.337678774
    Butte Copper KingsMIL3234662297477649107306339915856349577261120 .283.374.4388121005
    Calgary ExposMON3436702599427688122225836111036303599341817 .265.339.3967351028
    Great Falls GiantsSFN32387024764126578635293359132311509281629 .265.344.363707900
    Helena PhilliesPHI432669246452172310123484348838345572241214 .293.378.4127901014
    Idaho Falls AngelsCAL25426723984146429958223338633276596271616 .268.341.385726923
    Lethbridge DodgersLAN383068240546470810617393876034335444254219 .294.378.401779965
    Medicine Hat Blue JaysTOR27426925874086569229353404322284599391819 .254.325.352677911
    1979 Pioneer League Pitching Totals
    Billings MustangsCIN43263.006916316615584360205233155481.468.550.344.618.02
    Butte Copper KingsMIL32344.77661128574649477304633495771.7410.180.995.479.05
    Calgary ExposMON34365.977011221605688427401583035991.6410.230.864.518.91
    Great Falls GiantsSFN32384.977014016599657412331293115091.629.870.444.677.65
    Helena PhilliesPHI43264.79698112597723521318483455721.7910.900.725.208.62
    Idaho Falls AngelsCAL25425.45671013588642414356222765961.569.830.344.229.12
    Lethbridge DodgersLAN38303.74682156602708464250393354441.7310.580.585.016.64
    Medicine Hat Blue JaysTOR27425.46697115598656408363352845991.579.870.534.279.02

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