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1979 Springfield Redbirds (AAA)

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Parent Organization: St. Louis Cardinals
W-L Record: 73-63 .537
Rank: 2nd in American Association East
Run Differential: 688-680 + 8
Manager(s): Hal Lanier
Ballpark: Lanphier Park
Attendance: 94,910 7/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Thomas (#6), Terry Kennedy (#6), Roy Thomas (#6), Joe Edelen (#12), Leon Durham (#15)
American Association East 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 Springfield Redbirds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Dave BialasOF6-1189R-R25SLN: 1972-4-93AAA--
    -Glenn BrummerC6-0200R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Tom BrunoP6-5210R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Manny Castillo3B5-9160B-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Tom ChamberlainP6-6215R-R24SLN: 1977-11-266AAA--
    -Mike DimmelOF6-0180R-R24LAN: 1973-6-138MLB--
    -Leon Durham1B-OF6-2210L-L21SLN: 1976-1-15MLB--
    -Joe EdelenP6-0165R-R23SLN: 1973-1-12MLB--
    -Hector EduardoP6-6186R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Ronnie FarkasIF6-0180R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Neil FialaIF6-1185L-R22SLN: 1977-32-720MLB--
    -George FrazierP6-5205R-R24MIL: 1976-9-196MLB--
    -Roger FreedOF6-0190R-R33MIN: 1966-38-712MLB--
    -John FulghamP6-2205R-R23NYA: 1976-1-15MLB--
    -Joseph HamendeP5-10165R-L35Not draftedAAA--
    -Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank HunsakerC6-3225R-R24SLN: 1976-29-644AAA--
    -Terry KennedyC6-4230L-R23SLN: 1977-1-6MLB--
    -Ryan KurosakiP5-10160R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Tito LandrumOF5-11175R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Hal LanierSS-2B6-2180R-R36Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim LentineOF6-0175R-R24SLN: 1975-12-280MLB--
    -John LittlefieldP6-2200R-R25SLN: 1976-30-655MLB--
    -Will McEnaneyP6-0180L-L27CIN: 1970-8-188MLB--
    -Dan O'BrienP6-4215R-R25SLN: 1976-3-61MLB--
    -Jim OttenP6-2195R-R27CHA: 1973-2-45MLB--
    -Dave PenniallOF5-10175R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Mike RamseySS-2B6-1170B-R25SLN: 1975-3-64MLB--
    -Jim Riggleman3B5-11175R-R26LAN: 1974-4-93AAA--
    -Kim SeamanP6-4205L-L22NYN: 1976-4-80MLB--
    -Keith SmithOF5-9178R-R26SLN: 1972-7-124MLB--
    -Bob SykesP6-2200B-L24DET: 1974-19-440MLB--
    -Greg TerleckyP6-3200R-R27SLN: 1970-5-109MLB--
    -Roy ThomasP6-6200R-R26PHI: 1971-1-6MLB--
    -John UrreaP6-3205R-R24SLN: 1974-1-14MLB--

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