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1979 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  89-71   .556
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin, Bob Lemon
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,537,765
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Kaat (40)
Youngest Player:  Dave Righetti (20)
Longest Tenure:  Roy White (15)
Top Hitter:  Willie Randolph (22)
Top Pitcher:  Tommy John (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Todd Demeter (#51)

Roster Continuity:  86.86%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
30Willie Randolph2b22241972-7-167MLB15357498155151356133129539355523.270.374.3680211682464925.4.280
10Chris Chambliss1b83301970-1-1MLB14955461155273186332345354159.280.324.4370242599416885.7.281
9Graig Nettles3b76341965-4-74MLB145521711321512073125953060814.253.325.4010209588413744.9.246
44Reggie Jacksonof26331966-1-2MLB1314657813824229899865107230517.297.382.5441000253537357957.2.326
14Lou Piniellaof7835UDFA: 1962MLB130461491372221169321731263817.297.320.4250196491354675.1.295
20Bucky Dentss54271970-1-6MLB1414314799142232003730111385.230.287.2850123490358423.1.238
15Thurman Munsonc-321968-1-4MLB9738242110183339123237021415.288.340.3740143419294514.7.309
12Jim Spencer1b55311969-42-907MLB106295608515323530238250111212.288.367.5931000175336227688.1.249
17Mickey Riversof35301969-1-8MLB74286378218532537132112253.287.315.4160119307221425.2.296
2Bobby Murcerof-33UDFA: 1964MLB742644272120833112532222110.273.339.4090108294206385.0.284
6Roy Whiteof-35UDFA: 1962MLB8120524446032722232101536.215.290.288059236177182.7.223
26Juan Beniquezof-29UDFA: 1969MLB621421936614173391720145.254.299.394056158119174.0.256
38Jerry Narronc-231974-6-132MLB611231721314180092600312.171.226.30903813610881.9.181
17Oscar Gambleof60291968-16-363MLB36113214441113200131301001.389.452.735100083126703714.4.371
11Fred Stanleyss-2b-311966-8-143MLB57100920102140151700411.200.236.2700271108751.6.220
27Brad Guldenc-231975-17-408MLB4092101540060191600403.163.238.2070191058520.8.197
58Bobby Brownof-25UDFA: 1978MLB306871731032121700100.250.271.324022715362.8.333
41Cliff Johnson1b-c101311966-5-83MLB2864111760260010704110.266.360.4530297649137.0.268
27Jay Johnstoneof-33UDFA: 1963MLB23487101017102700000.208.240.292014503832.4.225
2,27Darryl Jonesof-281972-5-110MLB18476125106002700201.255.286.404019513864.4.300
41George Scott1b-35UDFA: 1962MLB16449143116102700010.318.340.500022473197.5.351
34Len Randle3b-2b-301970-1-10MLB2039270003003200001.179.238.17907423310.9.189
59Damaso Garcia2b-22UDFA: 1975MLB11383101004200200001.263.263.289011382932.8.278
18Brian Doyle2b-ss-241972-4-76MLB2032242005003100101.125.200.18706363010.8.129
47,58Bruce Robinsonc-251975-1-21MLB612020002001000000.167.231.16702131001.2.167
57Roy Staiger3b-291970-1-24MLB411131001001000011.273.308.36404131013.8.250
2Paul Blairof-35UDFA: 1962MLB25010000000100000.200.200.200015400.3.250
24Dennis Werth1b-of-261974-19-435MLB34110000000000000.250.250.250014302.4.250
39Ron Davisp-231976-3-56MLB441000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (29 players)1605421734144322640150694654650959018485063148.266.328.4067342199606142857875.273

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
25Tommy John336UDFA: 1961MLB2192.96373617310276.1268109919651111111.218.730.292.123.620.59.2842.34
49Ron Guidry4281971-3-65MLB1882.78333015232236.120383732071201901.167.730.762.707.650.35.2861.04
23Luis Tiant3338UDFA: 1962MLB1383.9130305100195.219094852253104001.248.741.012.444.780.51.2670.56
29Catfish Hunter-33UDFA: 1964MLB295.3119191000105.01286862153434201.5410.971.292.912.911.00.3130.71
31Ed Figueroa-30UDFA: 1966MLB464.1316164100104.2109494863542101.389.370.523.013.610.83.2951.65
39Ron Davis72231976-3-56MLB1422.854400021985.184292752843101.318.860.532.954.540.65.2891.49
43Ken Clay-251972-2-38MLB175.403250017278.1884947122528701.4410.111.382.873.220.89.2902.08
45Jim Beattie-241975-4-91MLB365.211513111076.085454454132101.6610.070.594.863.791.28.3171.31
46Don Hood-291969-1-17MLB313.07276009167.162242333022101.378.290.404.012.941.36--1.34
54Rich Gossage51271970-9-198MLB532.6236000331858.148181751941301.157.410.772.936.330.46.2610.70
36Jim Kaat-40UDFA: 1957MLB233.864010013258.164292541423201.349.870.622.163.550.61.3061.06
53Ray Burris-281972-17-399MLB136.18150007027.240221951019101.8113.011.633.256.180.53--0.80
19Dick Tidrow-321967-4-76MLB217.941400010222.2382020547201.8515.091.991.592.780.57--2.06
56Dave Righetti-201977-1-9MLB013.6333000017.1107721013001.155.191.045.196.750.77.2000.70
36,55Paul Mirabella-251976-1-21MLB048.79101000014.11615143104301.8110.051.886.282.512.50.2551.11
52Mike Griffin-221976-3-60MLB004.153000114.1522025101.6210.380.004.1510.380.40.4551.67
19Rick Anderson-251972-1-4MLB003.861000002.1111040002.143.860.0015.430.00--.1674.00
50Roger Slagle-251976-4-75MLB000.001000102.0000002000.000.000.000.009.000.00.0003.00
53Bob Kammeyer-281972-21-492MLB00--100000--78820000------------1.000--
Totals: (29 players)89713.85160160438117371,43214466726131504557314511.369.090.772.864.590.62.319 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Thurman MunsonC8840544105.9780.00 
Jerry NarronC561671552.9730.00 
Brad GuldenC401782414.9950.00 
Bruce RobinsonC633021.9430.00 
Cliff JohnsonC4101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chris Chambliss1B1341299957135.9950.00 
Jim Spencer1B2623217235.9920.00 
Thurman Munson1B3230021.0000.00 
George Scott1B120001.0000.00 
Fred Stanley1B150001.0000.00 
Dennis Werth1B151001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Randolph2B15335547813128.9850.00 
Brian Doyle2B13112325.9440.00 
Fred Stanley2B891513.9600.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Graig Nettles3B1441103391630.9660.00 
Fred Stanley3B1653052.8750.00 
Brian Doyle3B614001.0000.00 
Roy Staiger3B427011.0000.00 
Juan Beniquez3B3111001.0000.00 
Damaso Garcia3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bucky DentSS14121951217107.9770.00 
Fred StanleySS312368218.9780.00 
Damaso GarciaSS1092844.9020.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Reggie JacksonOF125274742.9860.00 
Lou PiniellaOF1122041341.9820.00 
Bobby MurcerOF70169430.9830.00 
Mickey RiversOF69147440.9740.00 
Juan BeniquezOF6099420.9810.00 
Bobby BrownOF2756030.9490.00 
Oscar GambleOF2747332.9430.00 
Roy WhiteOF27453001.0000.00 
Jay JohnstoneOF19320001.0000.00 
Len RandleOF11192001.0000.00 
Paul BlairOF260001.0000.00 
Darryl JonesOF210001.0000.00 
Ron GuidryOF10000.0000.00 
Fred StanleyOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron DavisP4485515021.0002.12 
Jim KaatP40585510.9091.55 
Tommy JohnP37276155135.9572.15 
Rich GossageP365814001.0000.77 
Ron GuidryP33236112911.9761.52 
Ken ClayP327881210.9522.30 
Luis TiantP30195132722.9521.84 
Don HoodP2767214021.0002.15 
Catfish HunterP19105101010.9521.71 
Ed FigueroaP1610491621.9262.16 
Jim BeattieP157691611.9622.96 
Ray BurrisP152723001.0001.65 
Dick TidrowP142228011.0004.05 
Paul MirabellaP101402001.0001.28 
Mike GriffinP340000.0000.00 
Dave RighettiP31713011.0002.11 
Rick AndersonP1203001.00012.86 
Bob KammeyerP100000.0000.00 
Roger SlagleP1210001.0004.50 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim SpencerDH71.0000.00 
Roy WhiteDH29.0000.00 
Cliff JohnsonDH22.0000.00 
Chris ChamblissDH16.0000.00 
Lou PiniellaDH16.0000.00 
Darryl JonesDH15.0000.00 
George ScottDH15.0000.00 
Oscar GambleDH6.0000.00 
Thurman MunsonDH5.0000.00 
Reggie JacksonDH3.0000.00 
Jay JohnstoneDH3.0000.00 
Len RandleDH2.0000.00 
Bobby BrownDH1.0000.00 
Jerry NarronDH1.0000.00 
Mickey RiversDH1.0000.00 


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