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1979 Montreal ExposSeason Roster
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Bob James played for the 1979 Montreal Expos
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameExpos
LocationMontreal,Quebec
Record95-65 (2nd in National League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank3rd
BallparkOlympic Stadium
ManagerDick WilliamsGeneral ManagerJohn McHale
CoachesFelipe Alou (Assistant Coach), Jim Brewer (Pitching Coach), Pat Mullin (Hitting Coach), Vern Rapp (First Base Coach), Norm Sherry (Bullpen Coach), Ozzie Virgil (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTim Wallach (#10)
Attendance2,102,173 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesDenver Bears (AAA) 62-73 ... Memphis Chicks (AA) 82-62 ... West Palm Beach Expos (A+) 79-65 ... Jamestown Expos (A-) 43-27 ... Calgary Expos (Rk) 34-36 ...
Years Available1969-2019

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1979 Montreal Expos.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 Montreal Expos Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
42Bill AtkinsonP5-8 158 L-R 1954-10-04 24Chatham,Ontario MLB1976-19831976-1979John McGregor (Chatham,ON)
1971-   UDFA-MON
 
22Stan BahnsenP6-2 203 R-R 1944-12-15 34Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1965-19831966-1982Abraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)Nebraska
1965- 4-  68-NYA
 
41Randy Bass1B6-1 210 L-R 1954-03-13 25Lawton,Oklahoma MLB1972-19821977-1982Lawton (Lawton,OK)
1972- 7- 152-MIN
 
7Tony Bernazard2B5-9 160 B-R 1956-08-24 22Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1974-19911979-1991  
1973-   UDFA-MON
 
8Gary CarterC6-2 215 R-R 1954-04-08 25Culver City,California MLB1972-19921974-1992Sunny Hills (Fullerton,CA)
1972- 3-  53-MON
 
30Dave Cash2B5-11 175 R-R 1948-06-11 31Utica,New York MLB1966-19801969-1980Proctor (Utica,NY)
1966- 5-  95-PIT
 
49Warren CromartieOF6-0 192 L-L 1953-09-29 25Miami Beach,Florida MLB1974-19911974-1991Jackson (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1973- 1-  10-OAK
 
10Andre DawsonOF6-3 195 R-R 1954-07-10 24Miami,Florida MLB1974-19961976-1996Southwest Miami (Miami,FL)Florida A&M U.
1975-11- 250-MON
 
5Duffy DyerC6-0 195 R-R 1945-08-15 33Dayton,Ohio MLB1966-19801968-1980Cortez (Phoenix,AZ)Arizona St
1966- 1-   9-NYN
 
35Woodie FrymanP6-2 205 R-L 1940-04-15 39Ewing,Kentucky MLB1965-19831966-1983Fleming County (Flemingsburg,KY)
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
48Ross GrimsleyP6-3 200 L-L 1950-01-07 29Topeka,Kansas MLB1971-19861971-1982Frayser (Memphis,TN)Jackson St CC
1969- 1-  17-CIN
 
34Bill GullicksonP6-3 215 R-R 1959-02-20 20Marshall,Minnesota MLB1977-19941979-1994Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)
1977- 1-   2-MON
 
14Tom Hutton1B5-11 180 L-L 1946-04-20 33Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19811966-1981South Pasadena (South Pasadena,CA)Pasadena City Col
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
20Bob JamesP6-4 230 R-R 1958-08-15 20Glendale,California MLB1976-19871978-1987Verdugo Hills (Tujunga,CA)
1976- 1-   9-MON
 
37Bill LeeP6-3 210 L-L 1946-12-28 32Burbank,California MLB1968-20181969-1982Terra Linda (San Rafael,CA)USC
1968-22- 507-BOS
 
31Ken Macha3B6-2 217 R-R 1950-09-29 28Monroeville,Pennsylvania MLB1972-19861974-1981Gateway (Monroeville,PA)Pittsburgh
1972- 6- 143-PIT
 
12Jim MasonSS6-2 190 L-R 1950-08-14 28Mobile,Alabama MLB1968-19791971-1979Murphy (Mobile,AL)
1968- 2-  28-WS2
 
43Rudy MayP6-3 207 L-L 1944-07-18 34Coffeyville,Kansas MLB1963-19831965-1983Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
29Dale MurrayP6-4 205 R-R 1950-02-02 29Cuero,Texas MLB1970-19851974-1985   Blinn Col
1970-18- 418-MON
 
46David PalmerP6-1 205 R-R 1957-10-19 21Glens Falls,New York MLB1976-19901978-1989Glens Falls (Glens Falls,NY)
1976-21- 489-MON
 
15Larry Parrish3B6-3 220 R-R 1953-11-10 25Winter Haven,Florida MLB1972-19881974-1988Haines City (Haines City,FL)Seminole St Florida
1972-   UDFA-MON
 
24Tony Perez1B6-2 205 R-R 1942-05-14 37Ciego De Avila,Cuba MLB1960-19861964-1986  
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
32Tim RainesLF-OF5-8 186 B-R 1959-09-16 19Sanford,Florida MLB1977-20021979-2002Seminole (Sanford,FL)
1977- 5- 106-MON
 
45Steve RogersP6-1 182 R-R 1949-10-26 29Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1970-19851973-1985Glendale (Springfield,MO)Tulsa
1971- 1-   4-MON
 
21Scott SandersonP6-5 200 R-R 1956-07-22 22Dearborn,Michigan MLB1975-19961978-1996Glenbrook North (Northbrook,IL)Vanderbilt U.
1977- 3-  54-MON
 
36Dan SchatzederP6-0 195 L-L 1954-12-01 24Elmhurst,Illinois MLB1976-19911977-1991Willowbrook (Villa Park,IL)Denver
1976- 3-  57-MON
 
19Rodney Scott2B6-0 160 B-R 1953-10-16 25Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1972-19831975-1982Arlington (Indianapolis,IN)
1972-11- 258-KCA
 
25Tony Solaita1B6-0 215 L-L 1947-01-15 32Nuuuli,Samoa MLB1968-19791968-1979Jefferson (Daly City,CA)
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
27Elias SosaP6-2 190 R-R 1950-06-10 29La Vega,Dom Rep MLB1968-19871972-1983  
1968-   UDFA-SFN
 
4Chris SpeierSS6-1 180 R-R 1950-06-28 29Alameda,California MLB1970-19891971-1989Alameda (Alameda,CA)California-Santa Barbara
1970- 1-   2-SFN
 
6Rusty Staub1B6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 35New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
47John TamargoC5-10 180 B-R 1951-11-07 27Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19811976-1980Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1973- 6- 132-SLN
 
17Ellis ValentineOF6-4 207 R-R 1954-07-30 24Helena,Arkansas MLB1972-19851975-1985Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)
1972- 2-  29-MON
 
18Jerry WhiteOF5-11 165 B-R 1952-08-23 26Shirley,Massachusetts MLB1970-19861974-1986Washington (San Francisco,CA)
1970-14- 322-MON
 
34 Players