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1979 LOS ANGELES DODGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Los Angeles,CA
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Lasorda
General Manager:   Al Campanis
Stadium:  Dodger Stadium
Attendance:  2,860,954
Playoffs: Season in progress

Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vic Davalillo (42)
Youngest Player:  Bob Welch (22)
Longest Tenure:  Don Sutton (14)
Top Hitter:  Steve Garvey (6)
Top Pitcher:  Don Sutton (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Steve Howe (#16)

Roster Continuity:  79.43%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
6Steve Garvey1b6301968-1-13MLB16264892204321281103637592164625.315.351.49703226974851156.4.310
18Bill Russellss46301966-9-179MLB153627721702647566924431214420.271.297.3590225670504693.7.281
15Dave Lopes2b13341968-2-26MLB1535821091542062873444978844638.265.372.46402706924491187.1.269
12Dusty Bakerof55301967-26-503MLB1515548615229123881145670102316.274.340.4550252616427935.9.278
10Ron Cey3b24311968-3-53MLB150487771372012881338685280411.281.389.49902435793681017.4.288
1,3Derrel Thomas2b-of64281969-1-1MLB14140647104154544185414957539.256.330.3500142460324534.4.279
13Joe Fergusonc-of74321968-8-161MLB12236354951402069107068262510.262.380.4660169442285706.6.268
9Gary Thomassonof-1b-271969-7-160MLB1153153978111144542437014215.248.339.4220133362247475.1.276
7Steve Yeagerc-301967-4-80MLB1053103367921341102968085212.216.282.3840119346262313.2.234
8Reggie Smithof-34UDFA: 1963MLB682344164131103265315023035.274.359.4660109270183416.0.305
14Von Joshuaof-311967-1-17MLB941422240713141172301005.282.315.408058149108184.5.319
23Ted Martinezss-2b-31UDFA: 1967MLB81112193051023241601103.268.293.33003711788103.1.312
44Mickey Hatcherof-1b-241977-5-124MLB339392541151371210105.269.327.36603410277103.5.300
43Rick Sutcliffep-231974-1-21MLB4085621301170012000614.247.253.318027937551.7.308
20Don Suttonp-34UDFA: 1964MLB337721100030011700801.143.154.1430118675-2-0.8.183
46Burt Hootonp-291971-1-2MLB307551130050011800800.147.158.18701484720-0.1.193
57Pedro Guerreroof-3b-23UDFA: 1973MLB256271520292011401011.242.250.371023644963.0.277
5Johnny Oatesc-331967-1-10MLB2646462002014101100.130.200.17408514210.7.133
41Jerry Reussp-301967-2-30MLB39424710010031910301.167.239.1900849390-0.2.304
11Manny Motaof-41-MLB47421150003003400202.357.400.357015473165.1.395
49Charlie Houghp-311966-8-159MLB4238161002000900500.158.158.1840743370-0.2.207
16Rick Mondayof-331965-1-1MLB12332100002005600001.303.395.303010382444.5.370
33Vic Davalilloof-42UDFA: 1958MLB2927271002202000000.259.310.29608292034.7.259
47Andy Messersmithp-331966-1-12MLB1122121002000600100.091.091.136032321-1-1.4.125
35Bob Welchp-221977-1-20MLB2519130003000610300.158.200.1580323190-0.3.231
31Doug Raup-301970-1-7MLB1114121000002200100.143.250.21403171311.8.167
34Ken Brettp-301966-1-4MLB3011030002000200001.273.273.2730311900.9.333
56Dave Pattersonp-221976-2-44MLB377010000010200200.143.143.1430199--.200
27Joe Beckwithp-241977-2-46MLB175100000000200100.000.000.0000066--.000
29Gerry Hannahsp-26UDFA: 1978MLB44110000000200000.250.250.250014300.3.500
37Bobby Castillop-241974-6-113MLB193000000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
36Lerrin LaGrowp-301969-6-137MLB313010000000100000.333.333.333013203.4.500
27,21Dennis Lewallynp-251972-1-8MLB72010000000100000.500.500.500012109.91.000
51Terry Forsterp-271970-2-30MLB170000000001000000.0001.000.00010000100--.000
Totals: (34 players)16254907391443220241837131064655683423628336145.263.331.4127432260618843577934.9.279

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
43Rick Sutcliffe25231974-1-21MLB17103.4639305120242.0217104931697117861.308.070.603.614.350.83.2650.65
20Don Sutton834UDFA: 1964MLB12153.8233326111226.0201109962161146411.168.000.842.435.810.42.2670.76
46Burt Hooton13291971-1-2MLB11102.97292912100212.019185701163129601.208.110.472.675.480.49.2800.80
41Jerry Reuss54301967-2-30MLB7143.54392141113160.0178886346083701.4910.010.233.374.670.72.3192.03
49Charlie Hough-311966-8-159MLB754.76421400100151.11528880166676911.449.040.953.934.520.87.2820.88
35Bob Welch-221977-1-20MLB563.9825121010581.182423673264001.409.070.773.547.080.50.3150.77
47Andy Messersmith-331966-1-12MLB244.911111100062.155343493426301.437.941.304.913.751.31.2421.45
31Doug Rau-301970-1-7MLB155.301111110056.073373332228101.7011.730.483.544.500.79.3550.76
56Dave Patterson74221976-2-44MLB415.263600019653.062353152234001.5810.530.853.745.770.65.3291.03
34Ken Brett-301966-1-4MLB433.453000014247.052201811213011.369.960.192.302.490.92.2931.31
27Joe Beckwith-241977-2-46MLB124.34170008237.142181841528011.5310.130.963.626.750.54.3281.05
36Lerrin LaGrow-301969-6-137MLB513.413100018437.038161421822211.519.240.494.385.350.82.3081.05
37Bobby Castillo70241974-6-113MLB201.111900015724.1265301325001.609.620.004.819.250.52.3770.81
51Terry Forster-271970-2-30MLB125.51170008216.11811100118101.789.920.006.064.411.38.3401.64
29Gerry Hannahs-26UDFA: 1978MLB023.3842002116.010862136101.445.631.137.313.382.17.1631.50
27,21Dennis Lewallyn-251972-1-8MLB015.1170004012.11987051001.9513.860.003.650.735.00.3651.33
38Lance Rautzhan-261970-3-57MLB027.45120001019.29980115202.078.380.0010.244.662.20.3212.00
Totals: (34 players)79833.86162162305132341,444142571762018355581144111.388.880.633.465.050.68.277 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve YeagerC1035135697.9840.00 
Joe FergusonC673263576.9810.00 
Johnny OatesC20641322.9750.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve Garvey1B1621402937101.9950.00 
Pedro Guerrero1B833210.9720.00 
Derrel Thomas1B10000.0000.00 
Gary Thomasson1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave Lopes2B1523413841482.9810.00 
Ted Martinez2B182529021.0000.00 
Derrel Thomas2B559011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron Cey3B150123265925.9770.00 
Ted Martinez3B234631.7690.00 
Derrel Thomas3B18201533.9210.00 
Mickey Hatcher3B17112340.8950.00 
Pedro Guerrero3B312011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill RussellSS1502184523070.9570.00 
Ted MartinezSS21163424.9620.00 
Derrel ThomasSS34410.8890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dusty BakerOF1502891434.9900.00 
Derrel ThomasOF1192691014.9960.00 
Gary ThomassonOF100194441.9800.00 
Reggie SmithOF62159520.9880.00 
Joe FergusonOF5288222.9780.00 
Von JoshuaOF4656220.9670.00 
Mickey HatcherOF1936110.9740.00 
Pedro GuerreroOF12190001.0000.00 
Rick MondayOF1027010.9640.00 
Vic DavalilloOF320001.0000.00 
Manny MotaOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Charlie HoughP4215152610.9691.85 
Jerry ReussP3916023531.9252.08 
Rick SutcliffeP392421824011.0001.56 
Dave PattersonP365365011.0001.87 
Don SuttonP33226162412.9761.59 
Lerrin LaGrowP313705001.0001.22 
Ken BrettP3047714011.0004.02 
Burt HootonP292121226031.0001.61 
Bob WelchP25812833.7691.11 
Bobby CastilloP192413001.0001.49 
Joe BeckwithP17375520.8332.43 
Terry ForsterP171615001.0003.35 
Lance RautzhanP12923001.0004.89 
Andy MessersmithP116259011.0002.03 
Doug RauP1156210001.0001.93 
Dennis LewallynP71214001.0003.72 
Gerry HannahsP41603001.0001.69 


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