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1979 Southern 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.
  • Eastern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Columbus Astros1438459.587--Jimmy JohnsonAlan Knicely (950)Rod Boxberger (1.80)
    2Charlotte O's1427369.51410.5Jimmy WilliamsDaniel Ingan (820)Greg McArthur (1.72)
    3Jacksonville Suns1416972.48914.0Joe JonesJim Eschen (801)Ben Grzybek (1.84)
    4Orlando Twins1416081.42623.0Roy McMillanScott Ullger (774)Mark Clapham (1.93)
    5Savannah Braves1436083.42024.0Eddie HaasClayton Elliott (789)Louis Pratt (1.76)
    Western Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Nashville Sounds*1448361.576--George SchergerPaul Householder (873)Robert Mayer (1.60)
    2Memphis Chicks1448262.5691.0Billy GardnerTony Johnson (854)Robert Tenenini (1.61)
    3Chattanooga Lookouts1447569.5218.0Woody SmithKevin Rhomberg (785)Carl Nicholson (1.88)
    4Knoxville Sox1416576.46116.5Gordy LundMark Naehring (851)Rich Barnes (1.69)
    5Montgomery Rebels1436281.43420.5Denny SomersTed Dasen (774)Garry Grafton (1.73)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Columbus AstrosLost in Finals
    Charlotte O'sLost in Semi-Finals
    Nashville SoundsLeague Champions
    Memphis ChicksLost in Semi-Finals
    1979 Southern League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Charlotte O'sBAL7369142458763711672072610357615862509708633436 .254.327.3787051735
    Chattanooga LookoutsCLE7569144456469712342032112062713049568724235538 .270.349.4037521839
    Columbus AstrosHOU845914346257021280223351386487340433554365645 .277.336.4307661987
    Jacksonville SunsKCA697214144996261210191217556919255633662246742 .269.356.3717271668
    Knoxville SoxCHA657614143916211205191337753813364501748394345 .274.346.3867321693
    Memphis ChicksMON8262144472071612362045811764611447645833293837 .262.348.4047521907
    Montgomery RebelsDET628114344575671143188207849512354576567456436 .256.339.3606991605
    Nashville SoundsCIN836114445896231207188607255614143561655358344 .263.340.3777171731
    Orlando TwinsMIN60811414779628119420535975547331579734387040 .250.328.3686961760
    Savannah BravesATL608314346185971155176309153211346592824333736 .250.333.3606931664
    1979 Southern League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Charlotte O'sBAL73693.9814238733120411676375331035097081.398.720.773.805.29
    Chattanooga LookoutsCLE75694.5914440425118712346976051205687241.529.360.914.315.49
    Columbus AstrosHOU84593.54143611415118112807024641384335541.459.751.053.304.22
    Jacksonville SunsKCA69723.8314137102311831210626504756336621.569.210.574.825.04
    Knoxville SoxCHA65764.511413233111321205621567775017481.519.580.613.985.95
    Memphis ChicksMON82623.9114445829123712367165371176458331.528.990.854.696.06
    Montgomery RebelsDET62814.321433132011971143567574785765671.448.590.594.334.26
    Nashville SoundsCIN83613.391441674112231207623460725616551.458.880.534.134.82
    Orlando TwinsMIN60814.531416162011611194628584975797341.539.250.754.495.69
    Savannah BravesATL60834.121433182012041155597551915928241.458.630.684.436.16


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