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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)
    5Greensboro Hornets1366571.47812.0Jim LettTony Walker (759)Wayne Guinn (1.59)
    4Gastonia Cardinals1396574.46813.5Johnny LewisJeff Doyle (808)Jim Gott (1.96)
    6Shelby Pirates1345678.41820.0Tommy ZimmerHedi Vargas (897)Jeff Zaske (1.87)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Greenwood BravesLeague Champions
    Spartanburg PhilliesLost in Finals
    1979 Western Carolina League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Asheville TouristsTEX7563138438972311402042811561617960523754433348 .260.335.3987331745
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN65741394564623116818623775488841542861375538 .256.332.3576891631
    Greensboro HornetsCIN6571136432059010411691963493127536451020517830 .241.338.3336711437
    Greenwood BravesATL786013844247081194178326158428298625733503544 .270.357.3667231619
    Shelby PiratesPIT567813441265469921553010347513971434902454420 .240.311.3676781516
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI736613945706331143184466854314066493933524625 .250.322.3556771623
    1979 Western Carolina League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Asheville TouristsTEX75634.1213842721115411407235281155237541.448.890.904.085.88
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN65743.641391972811811168623477775428611.458.900.594.136.56
    Greensboro HornetsCIN65713.7513619429115410415904816364510201.468.120.495.037.95
    Greenwood BravesATL78603.641383491411271194708456616257331.619.530.494.995.85
    Shelby PiratesPIT56784.251343132111369925465371034349021.267.860.823.447.15
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI73663.4713939132213371143633516684939331.227.690.463.326.28


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