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1979 Jacksonville Suns (AA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 69-72 .489
Rank: 3rd in Southern League Eastern
Run Differential: 626-609 + 17
Manager(s): Joe Jones
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Ballpark: Sam W. Wolfson Baseball Park
Attendance: 114,546 4/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ondina (#12), Ben Grzybek (#18)
Southern League Eastern 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 Jacksonville Suns season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -William CasboltP5-11165L-L24Not draftedAA--
    -Craig ChamberlainP6-1190R-R22KCA: 1978-1-2MLB--
    -Jeff CornellP5-11170B-R22KCA: 1978-8-207MLB--
    -Rich DubeeP6-2200B-R21KCA: 1976-3-66AAA--
    -Jim EschenIF5-11170B-R29DET: 1971-26-603AAA--
    -Bob GangerP5-11180R-R24KCA: 1978-12-311AA--
    -Danny GarciaOF-1B6-1182L-L25KCA: 1975-11-249MLB--
    -Ben GrzybekP6-5205L-R21KCA: 1976-1-18AA--
    -Duane GustavsonC6-0190R-R24CHN: 1976-10-223AAA--
    -Steve HamrickP6-1195R-L27CHN: 1974-15-343AAA--
    -Jeff HanslovanP6-2200L-L21CAL: 1978-5-113AA--
    -LaMart HarrisOF6-1183R-R23MON: 1976-1-4AA--
    -Kelly Heath2B5-7155R-R21KCA: 1977-7-177MLB--
    -Erik HendricksP6-3205R-R23KCA: 1978-9-233AA--
    -Moe Hill1B-OF6-2190R-R32Not draftedAA--
    -David HoggC6-1195R-R22KCA: 1978-5-129AAA--
    -Ron Johnson1B6-3215R-R23KCA: 1978-24-595MLB--
    -Mike JonesP6-6215L-L19SFN: 1982-1-12MLB--
    -Bill LaskeyP6-5190R-R21KCA: 1978-2-27MLB--
    -Renie MartinP6-4190R-R23KCA: 1977-19-486MLB--
    -Frank McCannIF6-0175R-R25NYA: 1976-2-35AAA--
    -Michael MorleyP5-11175R-L20KCA: 1977-2-47AAA--
    -Mike OndinaOF6-2190L-R25CHA: 1972-1-12AAA--
    -Darrell ParkerOF6-2188R-R23KCA: 1973-35-696AAA--
    -Mickey Reichenbach1B6-5205L-R26KCA: 1977-14-359AA--
    -Jeff SchattingerP6-5200L-R23KCA: 1979-1-21MLB--
    -John SkinnerP6-1180L-R21KCA: 1979-2-47AA--
    -Jeff TwittyP6-2185L-L21KCA: 1979-25-638MLB--
    -Dennis WebbOF6-0175L-R23KCA: 1977-17-437AA--
    -Phil Westendorf1B6-7195R-R24KCA: 1977-5-125AA--
    -Claude WestmorelandOF6-3209R-R26LAN: 1974-1-22AAA--
    -William YarbroughIF6-0185R-R22BAL: 1976-3-55AA--

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