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1979 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  54-108   .333
Result:   7th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Marshall
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  306,763
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Todd (31)
Youngest Player:  Mike Morgan (19)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Norris (5)
Top Hitter:  Wayne Gross (43)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Langford (32)
Top Draft Pick:  Juan Bustabad (#5)

Roster Continuity:  70.47%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
5Jeff Newmanc-1b100301970-26-601MLB143516531191722271212788122617.231.267.3990206552423553.5.235
6Mitchell Pageof89271973-3-72MLB133478511181129421716529335339.247.323.3350160539391493.4.288
24Dave Revering1b52261971-7-166MLB12547263136255197714346515156.288.334.4830228513352836.4.298
10Wayne Gross3b43271973-9-215MLB1384425499191145043726219338.224.332.3670162521360614.6.230
7Mike Edwards2b-261974-7-155MLB12240035931221231061537204111.232.263.2800112422329272.2.253
21Dwayne Murphyof44241973-15-359MLB12138857991041140151184801613310.255.387.3870150489326625.2.293
35Rickey Hendersonlf-of75201976-4-96MLB8935149961331263311343920834.274.338.3360118398281474.5.303
8Rob Piccioloss-2b94261975-1-4MLB115348378816222721345111109.253.261.3280114363281292.7.286
18Jim Essianc6528UDFA: 1970MLB983133476160840012529213912.243.295.3710116352262373.8.239
11Tony Armascf-of-25UDFA: 1971MLB80278296993113410166712026.248.290.4210117297217334.1.287
48Mike Heathc-241973-2-37MLB74258196680327101718313514.256.304.322083286214253.2.260
20Larry Murrayof-261971-5-113MLB105226254211222066283401612.186.275.279063261199182.4.209
16Dave Chalk3b-ss-281972-1-10MLB6621215476021321291410716.222.317.278059250180223.3.228
3Mario Guerreross-29UDFA: 1968MLB46166123850018016700325.229.253.259043177139102.0.236
23Derek Bryantof-271973-8-191MLB391068192101300101001224.179.246.2170231209551.3.194
19Miguel Diloneof-24UDFA: 1972MLB309115171216656700202.187.237.275025998351.6.193
14Glenn Burkeof-261972-17-401MLB238941921043141001103.213.247.258023947551.7.241
9,43Joe Wallisof-271973-6-136MLB2378611201310101811201.141.247.205016917031.1.169
12Mickey Klutts3b-241972-4-86MLB247331421140172000001.192.262.288021806141.8.250
31Milt Ramirez3b-2b-29UDFA: 1968MLB28624101103003800101.161.200.210013665410.7.185
60Dave Heaverlop-281973-1-23MLB621000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (21 players)16253485731276188321085411046948275120367546131.239.302.3466481852597143935803.6.258

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Rick Langford32271972-36-733MLB12164.28342914100218.223311410422571011611.339.590.912.354.160.56.2891.10
54Steve McCatty6225UDFA: 1973MLB11124.2231238040185.220710687178087201.5510.030.823.884.220.92.3040.85
27Matt Keough49231973-7-167MLB2175.0430287120176.2220115991878951301.6911.210.923.974.840.82.3451.15
17Mike Norris-241973-1-24MLB584.8029183030146.114687781194961011.648.980.685.785.900.98.3050.93
32Craig Minetto-251973-3-60MLB155.55361300120118.11318573165864211.609.961.224.414.870.91.2990.55
50Brian Kingman-241973-12-271MLB874.3118175110112.211359541033581001.309.030.802.644.630.57.2780.66
60Dave Heaverlo42281973-1-23MLB4114.206200042985.297424074240011.6210.190.744.414.201.05.3180.95
38John Henry Johnson44221974-15-353MLB284.361413100084.2894541133650101.489.461.383.835.310.72.2840.67
33Dave Hamilton-311966-5-82MLB343.704071016582.280423454352201.498.710.544.685.660.83.3000.99
28Jim Todd64311971-19-442MLB256.565100021281.01086659125126501.9612.001.335.672.891.96.3312.00
15Mike Morgan-191978-1-4MLB2105.941313200077.1102575175017701.9711.870.815.821.982.94.3361.71
34Bob Lacey-251972-10-140MLB155.854200020447.266343172433401.8912.461.324.536.230.73.3641.55
30Alan Wirth-221974-3-67MLB106.0051000012.01488287001.8310.501.506.005.251.14.3161.33
Totals: (21 players)541084.78162162413121201,42916068607591086547267241.2310.110.934.124.570.90.315 

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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