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1979 Butte Copper Kings (Rk)

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Parent Organization: Milwaukee Brewers
W-L Record: 32-34 .485
Rank: 3rd in Pioneer League Southern
Run Differential: 477-430 + 47
Manager(s): Tom Gamboa, Ken Richardson
Location: Butte, Montana
Ballpark: Alumni Coliseum
Attendance: 28,398 5/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Pioneer League Southern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 Butte Copper Kings season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Ray AlonzoOF6-1200L-L21MIL: 1979-17-439AA--
    -Andy BeeneP6-3205R-R22MIL: 1979-5-127MLB--
    -Bengie BiggusP6-1185R-R21MIL: 1979-4-102AA--
    -Steven ChristisonP6-4210R-R23Not draftedA+--
    -Greg CicotteP6-4190R-R20Not draftedA--
    -Greg DeHartP6-1170R-R20MIL: 1978-1-19A+--
    -Jorge DeJesus3B5-10170L-R20Not draftedA--
    -Michael DonovanP6-3205R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Lance EdigerOF6-2165R-R20MIL: 1978-10-242A---
    -Melvin Freeman3B5-11185R-R20MIL: 1979-3-47A--
    -Frank GallowayP6-3185R-R22MIL: 1979-24-616RK--
    -Dan GilmartinSS6-1170R-R19MIL: 1978-9-216A+--
    -Dave GrierP6-0175R-R21MIL: 1979-1-24AA--
    -Jon HansenOF6-3190R-R21MIL: 1979-3-75AA--
    -Mark HigginsOF6-4205R-R18MIL: 1979-2-49A--
    -Kurt KingsolverOF5-11175R-R20MIL: 1979-16-413AAA--
    -Ron KoenigsfeldSS5-11187R-R21MIL: 1979-10-257AAA--
    -Stan LeviOF5-10160L-L20OAK: 1976-10-240AA--
    -Luis MatiasP6-0170R-R19Not draftedA--
    -John MaxsonP6-5205R-R21MIL: 1978-6-55A--
    -Damion McClendonOF6-0179L-L20Not draftedRK--
    -Karl McKayP-OF6-2180R-R18MIL: 1979-6-153A+--
    -Brian MeadowsP6-4220R-R3FLO: 1994-3-70MLB--
    -Randy MeyerP6-2195R-R21MIL: 1979-2-45AA--
    -David MorrisP6-2202R-R16MIL: 1979-9-231AA--
    -Vine Pone3B6-1200R-R19MIL: 1978-8-190A+--
    -George RobinsOF-P6-0180R-R21KCA: 1976-6-95A+--
    -Bill SchroederC6-2200R-R20MIL: 1979-8-205MLB--
    -David ThomasP6-4185R-R21MIL: 1979-1-24A+--
    -Joe TkacP6-0180L-L23MIL: 1979-19-491RK--
    -Jesse VasquezP6-1180L-L16CHA: 1983-10-238AA--
    -Alan WalkerP6-2185R-L19Not draftedA--
    -Ronald WallingP5-11175L-L20MIL: 1979-2-33RK--
    -Porter WyattP6-0162B-R21MIL: 1978-6-130AA--

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