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1979 COLUMBUS ASTROS

|    Level:  AA  

Location:  Columbus,GA
Team Record:  84-59   .587
Result:   1st in Southern League - Eastern Division
Affiliate:  Houston Astros
Manager(s):  Jimmy Johnson
Stadium:  Golden Park
Attendance:  108,076
Playoffs: Season in progress

Houston Astros affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Brent Strom (30)
Youngest Player:  Stan Leland (20)
Top Hitter:  Danny Heep (3)
Top Pitcher:  Delrick Leatherwood (4)
Southern League Standings
EasternWLPctGB
Columbus8459.587--
Charlotte7369.51410.5
Jacksonville6972.48914.0
Orlando6081.42623.0
Savannah6083.42024.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
-Tom Wiedenbauerof20201976-7-145MLB141554681473143641283374630 .265.314.3520195596418--.302
-Danny Heepof-1b3211978-2-37MLB1385231031713052184734932324 .327.385.5241000274581361--.316
-Doug Stokkess22231978-5-115AAA1424977112821310692223212911 .258.287.3720185542391--.247
-George Gross1b923UDFA: 1978AAA1294647513829410761564056577 .297.355.4420205523346--.316
-Alan Knicelyc-of11241974-3-63MLB120422771221233376216177461 .289.383.5661000239494308--.284
-Phil Klimas3b-1b59231976-2-25AA12238654981921359015960432 .254.357.4150160454294--.270
-Joe Pittman2b-ss56251975-5-110MLB100382561081325271562936590 .283.341.3660140425289--.302
-Jim Pankovits2b-of67231976-4-73MLB9234653911031045232840066 .263.313.3960137386270--.268
-Jeff Smithss-231974-2-39AA993143984112638314439015 .268.353.3730117364237--.285
-Gary Rajsichof-1b69241976-11-241MLB6623243682541453662333315 .293.357.6161000143264176--.284
-Reggie Wallerof--1975-19-453AA652072555112724602142002 .266.330.440091230154--.300
-Gregory Dahlc-22UDFA: 1978AA41120142521411011127230 .208.286.34204113699--.236
-Reggie Baldwinc-241976-3-49MLB2275822302120134211 .293.333.4130318256--.286
-Arvis Harperof-231978-14-349AA235581240061175020 .218.306.2910166446--.240
-Simon Rosarioof-22UDFA: 1978AAA8233620020015000 .261.292.348082417--.333
-Greg Cypretss-221978-7-167AAA10132300011000010 .231.231.231031411--.231
-Scott Loucksof-221977-5-118MLB983100011011011 .125.200.12501119--.125
-Brent Stromp-301970-1-3MLB720100000001000 .500.500.5000121--1.000
-Billy Smithp-241977-14-352MLB2720000000001010 .000.000.0000033--.000
Totals: (19 players)143462570212802233513864873404335543605645 .277.340.430770198751953486----.287

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SO
-Delrick Leatherwood424UDFA: 1978AAA15113.0728261540202.018083697103950 1.408.020.314.594.231.08
-Jeff Smith6231974-2-39AA1492.6427261920201.01877759668769 1.278.370.273.043.400.89
-Ron Meridith18221978-4-89MLB9114.292623831149.015075711478634 1.539.060.854.713.811.24
-Rod Boxberger71211978-1-11AA674.802121310122.0127896512925011 1.809.370.896.793.691.84
-Dennis Miscik-251976-22-505AAA823.50131331090.0904035742447 1.479.000.704.204.400.95
-Thad Troedson65221978-15-375AA822.8135000464.0572320235258 1.448.020.284.923.521.40
-James MacDonald-201977-6-144AAA334.66101020058.0653330418303 1.4310.090.622.794.660.60
-Bert Roberge66241976-17-385MLB421.0012331154.03276310471 0.785.330.501.677.830.21
-Ricardo Aponte-23UDFA: 1978AAA333.8325000347.0432420431311 1.578.230.775.945.941.00
-Brent Strom-301970-1-3MLB333.647741047.0392219719243 1.237.471.343.644.600.79
-Fred Morris-231977-11-274AA315.0032100245.0482525425294 1.629.600.805.005.800.86
-Pete Ladd-221977-25-620MLB612.6313421441.0241312323312 1.155.270.665.056.800.74
-Stan Leland-201977-2-40AAA124.065510031.0301714314131 1.428.710.874.063.771.08
-Alberto Cajide-23UDFA: 1978AA026.955300022.0261817215113 1.8610.640.826.144.501.36
-Steve Quealey--1979-18-450AA102.25211008.06221471 1.256.751.134.507.880.57
Totals: (19 players)84593.54143143611482151,181110454846413857757658 1.458.410.604.404.391.00

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alan KnicelyC9444651153.9710.00 
Gregory DahlC401542123.9890.00 
Reggie BaldwinC1237910.9790.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
George Gross1B1291242656116.9950.00 
Jeff Smith1B139310212.9810.00 
Joe Pittman1B220011.0000.00 
Reggie Baldwin1B160021.0000.00 
Greg Cypret1B130001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim Pankovits2B912282401168.9770.00 
Joe Pittman2B55131157836.9730.00 
Gary Rajsich2B110001.0000.00 
Doug Stokke2B135021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Phil Klimas3B1131022742422.9400.00 
Joe Pittman3B312669610.9410.00 
Greg Cypret3B522001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug StokkeSS1401944663085.9570.00 
Greg CypretSS236031.0000.00 
Jim PankovitsSS1013021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom WiedenbauerOF1413452264.9840.00 
Danny HeepOF1382111263.9740.00 
Gary RajsichOF66106741.9660.00 
Reggie WallerOF641234001.0000.00 
Arvis HarperOF20271001.0000.00 
Scott LoucksOF36010.8570.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Thad TroedsonP3511210.9290.00 
Fred MorrisP3216011.0000.00 
Delrick LeatherwoodP281426011.0000.00 
Jeff SmithP2773344.9090.00 
Ron MeridithP26916021.0000.00 
Ricardo AponteP255130.6670.00 
Rod BoxbergerP2182131.9060.00 
Pete LaddP132310.8330.00 
Dennis MiscikP1331311.9410.00 
Bert RobergeP1249001.0000.00 
James MacDonaldP1021310.9370.00 
Brent StromP718001.0000.00 
Alberto CajideP523001.0000.00 
Stan LelandP51510.8570.00 
Steve QuealeyP222001.0000.00 


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