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1979 Texas 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
    1Arkansas Travelers*1337657.571--Tommy ThompsonJoe DeSa (881)Tom Chamberlain (1.16)
    2Shreveport Captains1357362.5414.0Andy GilbertSteve Wilkins (983)Michael Tucker (1.21)
    3Jackson Mets1357065.5197.0Bob WellmanJody Davis (895)Greg Harris (1.26)
    4Tulsa Drillers1335875.43618.0Jimmie SchafferRick Lisi (934)Steve Finch (1.32)
    Western Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Midland Cubs1357659.563--Randy HundleyCarlos Lezcano (896)Bill Earley (1.48)
    2San Antonio Dodgers1316962.5275.0Don LeJohnRon Roenicke (888)Steve Howe (1.05)
    3El Paso Diablos1366175.44915.5Moose StubingMark Brouhard (1,014)Charles Phillips (1.38)
    4Amarillo Gold Sox1365482.39722.5Rusty Gerhardt, Glenn EzellJoe Hicks (837)John Yandle (1.35)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Arkansas TravelersLeague Champions
    Shreveport CaptainsLost in Semi-Finals
    Midland CubsLost in Semi-Finals
    San Antonio DodgersLost in Finals
    1979 Texas League Batting Totals
    Amarillo Gold SoxSDN54821364906669135722529996339961546831313935 .277.347.3957421937
    Arkansas TravelersSLN76571334291589118122637575328146436592373838 .275.339.3857241652
    El Paso DiablosCAL617513646797981437271391337419248538608263564 .307.374.4678412185
    Jackson MetsNYN706513540864961081171307044111852417616353035 .265.330.3727021522
    Midland CubsCHN7659135451885414102154799747200105592660345046 .312.388.4468342016
    San Antonio DodgersLAN696213141996301140213319154419777567659287324 .271.356.4027581688
    Shreveport CaptainsSFN73621354210579113416825895296041524688465937 .269.348.3857331619
    Tulsa DrillersTEX587513342135721150183366350413060436635463227 .273.339.3787171594
    1979 Texas League Pitching Totals
    Amarillo Gold SoxSDN54825.471363281812771357669776995468311.499.560.703.855.86
    Arkansas TravelersSLN76573.271332882611071181589402574365921.469.600.463.544.81
    El Paso DiablosCAL61755.8013629016115914377987471335386081.7011.
    Jackson MetsNYN70653.3313546122610681081496395704176161.409.110.593.515.19
    Midland CubsCHN76594.981353952511571410854640995926601.7310.970.774.615.13
    San Antonio DodgersLAN69624.001314581510981140630488915676591.559.340.754.655.40
    Shreveport CaptainsSFN73623.2813556111511071134579403895246881.509.220.724.265.59
    Tulsa DrillersTEX58754.471334162010801150572536634366351.479.580.523.635.29

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