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1979 BUTTE COPPER KINGS

+    Level: Rk
Location:  Butte,MT
Team Record:  32-34   .485
Result:   3rd in Pioneer League - Southern Division
Affiliate:  Milwaukee Brewers
Manager(s):  Tom Gamboa, Ken Richardson
Stadium:  Alumni Coliseum
Attendance:  28,398
Playoffs:  -

Milwaukee Brewers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steven Christison (23)
Youngest Player:  Brian Meadows (3)
Top Hitter:  Bill Schroeder (1)
Top Pitcher:  Brian Meadows (14)
Pioneer League Standings
SouthernWLPctGB
Billings4326.623--
Helena4326.6230.0
Butte3234.4859.5
Idaho Falls2542.37317.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
-Ray AlonzoOFAA6-1200LeftLeft5/20/195821Phoenix,Arizona197917439MIL

-Andy BeenePMLB6-3205RightRight10/13/195622Freeport,Texas19795127MIL
-Bengie BiggusPAA6-1185RightRight195821 19794102MIL
-Steven ChristisonPA+6-4210RightRight6/11/195623Salt Lake City,Utah1979UDFA MIL
-Greg CicottePA6-4190RightRight195920 1979UDFA MIL
-Greg DeHartPA+6-1170RightRight195920North Hollywood,California1978119MIL
-Jorge DeJesusA - 1978UDFA MIL
-Michael DonovanPA+6-3205RightRight6/18/195722Milwaukee,Wisconsin1979UDFA MIL
-Lance EdigerOFA-6-2165RightRight195920Dallas,Oregon197810242MIL
-Melvin Freeman3BA5-11185RightRight195920Easley,South Carolina1979347MIL
-Frank GallowayPRK - 197924616MIL
-Dan GilmartinSSA+6-1170RightRight196019North Hills,California19789216MIL
-Dave GrierPAA6-0175RightRight195821Severna Park,Maryland1979124MIL
-Jon HansenOFAA6-3190RightRight195821Santa Barbara,California1979375MIL
-Mark HigginsOFA6-4205RightRight196118Veradale,Washington1979249MIL
-Kurt KingsolverOFAAA5-11175RightRight9/25/195820Los Alamitos,California197916413MIL
-Ron KoenigsfeldSSAAA5-11187RightRight195821Charles City,Iowa197910257MIL
-Stan LeviOFAA5-10160LeftLeft3/11/195920Los Angeles,California197610240OAK
-Luis MatiasPA6-0170RightRight196019Santiago,Dominican Republic1979UDFA MIL
-John MaxsonPA6-5205RightRight- 1978655MIL
-Damion McClendonOFRK6-0179LeftLeft195920 1979UDFA MIL
-Karl McKayP-OFA+6-2180RightRight6/4/196118Ballwin,Missouri19796153MIL
-Brian MeadowsPMLB6-4220RightRight11/21/19753Montgomery,Alabama1994370FLA
-Randy MeyerPAA6-2195RightRight195821 1979245MIL
-David MorrisPAA6-2202RightRight9/3/196216West Linn,Oregon1985UDFA SF
-Vine Pone3BA+6-1200RightRight196019Woodland Hills,California19788190MIL
-George RobinsOF-PA+6-0180RightRight195821Los Angeles,California1976695KC
-Bill SchroederCMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/195820Baltimore,Maryland19798205MIL
-David ThomasPA+6-4185RightRight195821Lafayette,Indiana1979124MIL
-Joe TkacPRK6-0180LeftLeft- 197919491MIL
-Jesse VasquezPAA6-1180LeftLeft196316 198310238CHW
-Alan WalkerPA6-2185RightLeft6/14/196019Gettysburg,Pennsylvania1979UDFA MIL
-Ronald WallingPRK5-11175LeftLeft195920Johnstown,Pennsylvania1979233MIL
-Porter WyattPAA - 19786130MIL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tom GamboaManager 
Ken RichardsonManager 


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