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1979 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-108 .333
Rank: 7th in American League West
Run Differential: 573-860 -287
Manager(s): Jim Marshall
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 306,763 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Juan Bustabad (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Saul
Bullpen Coach: George Mitterwald
First Base Coach: Lee Walls
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Morgan (#4), Dave Chalk (#10)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
11Tony ArmasOF252782969
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11
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3410166712026.248.287.421708.173.234.2874.1925.3117296
23Derek BryantOF27106819
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01300101001224.179.246.217463.038.132.1941.00--23120
14Glenn BurkeOF2689419
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043141001103.213.247.258505.045.112.2412.50--2394
16Dave Chalk2B282121547
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6
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02
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1321291410716.222.314.278592.057.198.2280.48106.059249
19Miguel DiloneOF24911517
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6656700202.187.237.275512.088.165.1931.1791.02599
7Mike Edwards2B264003593
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12
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231061537204111.233.260.280540.048.095.2532.47400.0112420
18Jim EssianC283133476
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40012529213912.243.291.371662.128.204.2391.1639.1116350
10Wayne Gross3B274425499
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5043726219338.224.331.367698.143.308.2300.8631.6162520
3Mario GuerreroSS291661238
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0018016700325.229.253.259512.030.060.2361.17--43177
48Mike HeathOF242581966
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27101718313514.256.296.322618.066.136.2601.0686.083283
60Dave HeaverloP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Rickey HendersonOF203514996
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263311343920834.274.335.336671.063.222.3031.15351.0118396
12Mickey KluttsSS-2B2473314
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40172000001.192.263.288551.096.178.2502.8673.02180
21Dwayne MurphyOF243885799
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40151184801613310.255.385.387772.131.358.2930.9535.3150488
20Larry MurrayOF262262542
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2066283401612.186.275.279554.093.217.2091.21113.063261
5Jeff NewmanC-1B3051653119
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71212788122617.231.266.399665.169.223.2353.2623.5206551
6Mitchell PageDH2747851118
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421716529335339.247.319.335654.088.199.2881.7953.1160536
8Rob PiccioloSS263483788
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2721345111109.253.259.328587.075.086.28615.00174.0114362
31Milt Ramirez3B-2B2962410
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03003800101.161.200.210410.048.097.1852.67--1366
24Dave Revering1B2647263136
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7714346515156.288.333.483816.195.261.2981.9124.8228512
9,43Joe WallisOF2778611
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310101811201.141.239.205444.064.205.1691.8078.01690
Batting Totals168453485731276188321085411046948275120367546131.239.299.346645.108.204.2581.5649.518525951
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
15Mike Morgan192105.9613132000771025751750177031.9711.920.825.841.990.34
28Jim Todd31256.56510002128110866591251265021.9612.001.335.672.890.51
17Mike Norris24584.8129183030146146877811949610191.649.000.685.795.921.02
32Craig Minetto25155.5736130012011813185731658642131.609.991.224.424.881.10
54Steve McCatty2511124.21312380401852071068717808720101.5410.020.823.874.211.09
22Rick Langford2712164.27342914100218233114104225710116141.329.580.902.344.151.77
34Bob Lacey25155.814200020447663431724334011.8812.381.314.506.191.38
50Brian Kingman24874.3018175110112113595410335810031.299.000.802.634.621.76
27Matt Keough232175.03302871201762201159918789513071.6811.190.923.974.831.22
38John Henry Johnson22284.3414131000848945411336501011.479.421.383.815.291.39
60Dave Heaverlo284114.196200042985974240742400141.6210.150.734.404.190.95
33Dave Hamilton31343.694071016582804234543522011.488.670.544.665.641.21
30Alan Wirth22106.005100001214882870011.8310.501.506.005.250.88
Pitching Totals541084.784051624131212014291606860759147654726724491.5810.110.934.124.571.11
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff NewmanC8137853107.9770.00
Jim EssianC703485785.9810.00
Mike HeathC22801330.9690.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave Revering1B104828801377.9860.00
Jeff Newman1B4635030729.9820.00
Wayne Gross1B181291418.9930.00
Jim Essian1B4352041.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Edwards2B1132443142254.9620.00
Dave Chalk2B377793222.9880.00
Milt Ramirez2B11141915.9710.00
Mickey Klutts2B8191513.9710.00
Rob Picciolo2B61116041.0000.00
Larry Murray2B311001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wayne Gross3B1201202112019.9430.00
Dave Chalk3B16152531.9300.00
Milt Ramirez3B124810.9230.00
Jim Essian3B10152012.9720.00
Mike Heath3B7114001.0000.00
Jeff Newman3B721212.9330.00
Mickey Klutts3B671420.9130.00
Rob Picciolo3B417001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rob PiccioloSS1051912651751.9640.00
Mario GuerreroSS43681291033.9520.00
Dave ChalkSS16303368.9130.00
Mickey KluttsSS1092143.8820.00
Milt RamirezSS871630.8850.00
Mike EdwardsSS324001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dwayne MurphyOF1183221040.9880.00
Larry MurrayOF90173772.9630.00
Rickey HendersonOF88215560.9730.00
Tony ArmasOF80194752.9760.00
Mike HeathOF4686522.9780.00
Derek BryantOF33552001.0000.00
Miguel DiloneOF2547020.9590.00
Glenn BurkeOF23462001.0000.00
Joe WallisOF23411001.0000.00
Jim EssianOF420001.0000.00
Mitchell PageOF460001.0000.00
Wayne GrossOF230001.0000.00
Rob PiccioloOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave HeaverloP628591321.9172.32
Jim ToddP5181514021.0002.11
Bob LaceyP424737001.0001.91
Dave HamiltonP4082315001.0001.97
Craig MinettoP36118410001.0001.07
Rick LangfordP342182636031.0002.56
Steve McCattyP31185122033.9141.56
Matt KeoughP30176232835.9442.60
Mike NorrisP2914661710.9581.42
Brian KingmanP181128820.8891.28
John Henry JohnsonP148447021.0001.18
Mike MorganP137791510.9602.80
Alan WirthP51203001.0002.25
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mitchell PageDH126.0000.00
Dave ReveringDH18.0000.00
Jeff NewmanDH7.0000.00
Jim EssianDH3.0000.00
Mike HeathDH3.0000.00
Derek BryantDH2.0000.00
Mike EdwardsDH2.0000.00
Mickey KluttsDH2.0000.00


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