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1979 Western Carolina League (A)

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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
    1Greenwood Braves*1387860.565--Al GallagherGerald Perry (877)Jerry Veale (1.88)
    2Asheville Tourists1387563.5433.0Wayne TerwilligerLuis A Gonzalez (916)Linvel Mosby (2.13)
    3Spartanburg Phillies1397366.5255.5Bill DancyGeorge Bell (888)Miguel Alicea (1.53)
    4Gastonia Cardinals1396574.46813.5Johnny LewisJeff Doyle (808)Jim Gott (1.96)
    5Greensboro Hornets1366571.47812.0Jim LettTony Walker (759)Wayne Guinn (1.59)
    6Shelby Pirates1345678.41820.0Tommy ZimmerHedi Vargas (897)Jeff Zaske (1.87)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Greenwood BravesLeague Champions
    Spartanburg PhilliesLost in Finals

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