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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06vs MIN1L  3-50-1510,387 Rick LangfordDave GoltzDave GoltzRick LangfordMike Marshall35-2
1979-04-07vs MIN2L  1-30-273,222 Matt KeoughRoger EricksonMike MarshallJim Todd 48-4
1979-04-08vs MIN3L  1-30-373,326 Mike NorrisGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnMike Norris 511-6
1979-04-09@ SEA4L  2-50-476,176John Henry JohnsonFloyd BannisterFloyd BannisterJohn Henry JohnsonShane Rawley716-9
1979-04-10@ SEA5L  1-40-575,719Rick LangfordGlenn AbbottGlenn AbbottRick LangfordShane Rawley820-12
1979-04-11@ SEA6W  14-71-576,232Matt KeoughByron McLaughlinJim ToddRick Honeycutt 2227-5
1979-04-12@ SEA7L  3-41-675,618Mike NorrisOdell JonesJohn MontagueBob Lacey 2531-6
1979-04-13vs CAL8L  1-101-772,985 John Henry JohnsonDon AaseDon AaseJohn Henry Johnson 2641-15
1979-04-14vs CAL9L  3-91-872,649 Rick LangfordDave FrostDave FrostRick Langford 2950-21
1979-04-15vs CAL10L  1-81-972,243 Matt KeoughFrank TananaFrank TananaMatt Keough 3058-28
1979-04-16vs SEA11W  4-22-972,938 Mike NorrisShane RawleyMike NorrisShane RawleyBob Lacey3460-26
1979-04-17vs SEA12W  6-53-97653 John Henry JohnsonOdell JonesDave HeaverloOdell Jones 4065-25
1979-04-18vs SEA13W  5-24-971,215 Alan WirthRick HoneycuttAlan WirthRick HoneycuttDave Heaverlo4567-22
1979-04-20@ CAL14L  4-74-10727,417Rick LangfordFrank TananaFrank TananaRick LangfordDave Frost4974-25
1979-04-21@ CAL15L  1-134-11734,728Matt KeoughNolan RyanNolan RyanMatt Keough 5087-37
1979-04-22@ CAL16W  7-65-11636,130Mike NorrisChris KnappDave HeaverloDave LaRoche 5793-36
1979-04-24vs NYA17L  1-35-1269,158 John Henry JohnsonTommy JohnTommy JohnJohn Henry Johnson 5896-38
1979-04-25vs NYA18W  1-06-1267,135 Craig MinettoEd FigueroaCraig MinettoEd FigueroaJim Todd5996-37
1979-04-27vs BAL19L  1-76-1362,115 Matt KeoughMike FlanaganMike FlanaganMatt Keough 60103-43
1979-04-28vs BAL20W  8-57-1362,436 Mike NorrisScott McGregorJim ToddScott McGregorDave Heaverlo68108-40
1979-04-29vs BAL21L  1-137-1472,972 John Henry JohnsonJim PalmerTippy MartinezJohn Henry Johnson 69121-52
1979-04-30vs BOS22W  5-48-14614,716 Rick LangfordDennis EckersleyBob LaceyDick Drago 74125-51
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01vs BOS23W  7-59-1465,689 Craig MinettoBob StanleySteve McCattyBob StanleyBob Lacey81130-49
1979-05-02vs BOS24L  1-29-1564,144 Matt KeoughMike TorrezMike TorrezMatt Keough 82132-50
1979-05-04@ NYA25W  11-510-15617,705Mike NorrisEd FigueroaMike NorrisJim BeattieBob Lacey93137-44
1979-05-05@ NYA26L  4-510-16630,167John Henry JohnsonTommy JohnTommy JohnDave Heaverlo 97142-45
1979-05-06@ NYA27L  5-610-17646,750Craig MinettoCatfish HunterRon GuidryDave Heaverlo 102148-46
1979-05-07@ BAL28W  5-311-1766,797Rick LangfordSteve StoneRick LangfordTippy Martinez 107151-44
1979-05-08@ BAL29L  2-811-1867,126Dave HamiltonMike FlanaganMike FlanaganJim Todd 109159-50
1979-05-09@ BAL30W  4-212-18611,147Mike NorrisJim PalmerMike NorrisJim Palmer 113161-48
1979-05-10@ BAL31L  1-312-1967,466John Henry JohnsonDennis MartinezDennis MartinezJohn Henry Johnson 114164-50
1979-05-11@ BOS32L  2-1112-20626,637Matt KeoughBob StanleyBob StanleyMatt Keough 116175-59
1979-05-12@ BOS33L  2-812-21630,617Rick LangfordMike TorrezMike TorrezRick Langford 118183-65
1979-05-13@ BOS34L  2-812-22625,651Mike NorrisChuck RaineyChuck RaineyMike Norris 120191-71
1979-05-15vs CHA35L  1-212-2361,855 John Henry JohnsonRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenJohn Henry JohnsonMike Proly121193-72
1979-05-16vs CHA36L  1-312-2461,225 Matt KeoughFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosMatt KeoughSteve Trout122196-74
1979-05-17vs CHA37L  1-512-2561,634 Rick LangfordKen KravecKen KravecRick Langford 123201-78
1979-05-18vs MIL38L  0-812-2662,556 Mike NorrisBill TraversBill TraversMike Norris 123209-86
1979-05-19vs MIL39W  12-413-2662,422 John Henry JohnsonMoose HaasJohn Henry JohnsonMoose Haas 135213-78
1979-05-20vs MIL40W  7-615-2660 Matt KeoughMike CaldwellDave HamiltonJerry Augustine 142219-77
1979-05-20vs MIL41W  2-115-2665,729 Craig MinettoJim SlatonSteve McCattyJim SlatonDave Heaverlo144220-76
1979-05-22@ CHA42L  4-515-27614,202Rick LangfordFrancisco BarriosRich HintonDave Heaverlo 148225-77
1979-05-23@ CHA43L  1-615-28611,881John Henry JohnsonKen KravecKen KravecJohn Henry Johnson 149231-82
1979-05-24@ CHA44L  1-1015-2965,638Matt KeoughRich WorthamRich WorthamMatt Keough 150241-91
1979-05-25@ MIL45L  2-315-30722,073Craig MinettoMike CaldwellMike CaldwellBob Lacey 152244-92
1979-05-26@ MIL46L  4-815-31720,512Rick LangfordJim SlatonJim SlatonRick Langford 156252-96
1979-05-27@ MIL47W  2-116-31722,928Steve McCattyLary SorensenSteve McCattyLary SorensenDave Heaverlo158253-95
1979-05-28@ MIN48L  7-1016-3279,505John Henry JohnsonDave GoltzMike MarshallDave Heaverlo 165263-98
1979-05-30@ MIN49W  5-417-3263,073Matt KeoughRoger EricksonJohn Henry JohnsonRoger EricksonBob Lacey170267-97
1979-05-31@ MIN50L  2-1317-3374,345Rick LangfordPaul HartzellPaul HartzellRick Langford 172280-108
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs DET51W  3-218-3372,731 Steve McCattyJack BillinghamSteve McCattyJohn Hiller 175282-107
1979-06-02vs DET52L  3-918-3473,420 Craig MinettoJack MorrisJack MorrisCraig MinettoDave Tobik178291-113
1979-06-03vs DET53L  0-218-3574,030 John Henry JohnsonDave RozemaDave RozemaJohn Henry Johnson 178293-115
1979-06-04vs CLE54L  4-518-3675,489 Matt KeoughEric WilkinsSid MongeBob Lacey 182298-116
1979-06-05vs CLE55L  3-1218-3771,175 Rick LangfordRick WaitsRick WaitsRick Langford 185310-125
1979-06-06vs CLE56L  4-618-3871,282 Steve McCattyRick WiseRick WiseDave HeaverloVictor Cruz189316-127
1979-06-08vs TOR57L  1-218-3972,022 John Henry JohnsonBalor MooreTom BuskeyDave Heaverlo 190318-128
1979-06-09vs TOR58L  0-518-4071,725 Matt KeoughPhil HuffmanPhil HuffmanMatt Keough 190323-133
1979-06-10vs TOR59W  12-119-4072,400 Dave HamiltonTom UnderwoodDave HamiltonTom Underwood 202324-122
1979-06-11@ DET60L  1-319-41715,625Steve McCattyJack MorrisJack MorrisSteve McCatty 203327-124
1979-06-12@ DET61L  2-919-42716,278Craig MinettoPat UnderwoodPat UnderwoodCraig Minetto 205336-131
1979-06-13@ CLE62L  4-619-4375,204Mike NorrisWayne GarlandWayne GarlandBob Lacey 209342-133
1979-06-14@ CLE63L  1-219-4477,361Matt KeoughLen BarkerSid MongeJim Todd 210344-134
1979-06-15@ TOR64L  0-619-45713,124Dave HamiltonTom UnderwoodTom UnderwoodDave Hamilton 210350-140
1979-06-16@ TOR65L  2-319-46719,270Steve McCattyDave LemanczykDave LemanczykSteve McCatty 212353-141
1979-06-17@ TOR66L  9-1019-47725,518Craig MinettoJesse JeffersonTom BuskeyDave Heaverlo 221363-142
1979-06-18vs KCA67L  2-319-4876,864 Mike NorrisLarry GuraLarry GuraMike NorrisAl Hrabosky223366-143
1979-06-19vs KCA68W  6-520-4871,485 Matt KeoughDennis LeonardDave HeaverloAl Hrabosky 229371-142
1979-06-20vs KCA69L  2-920-4971,503 Dave HamiltonPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffDave Hamilton 231380-149
1979-06-21vs KCA70W  10-721-4972,132 Steve McCattySteve BusbySteve McCattySteve BusbyDave Heaverlo241387-146
1979-06-22vs TEX71W  6-522-4971,865 Rick LangfordSteve ComerRick LangfordSteve ComerDave Heaverlo247392-145
1979-06-23vs TEX72L  5-822-5072,512 Mike NorrisFergie JenkinsJim KernBob Lacey 252400-148
1979-06-24vs TEX73L  1-522-5270 Matt KeoughJohn Henry JohnsonJohn Henry JohnsonMatt Keough 253405-152
1979-06-24vs TEX74L  2-722-5274,752 Dave HamiltonDoc MedichDoc MedichDave HamiltonJim Kern255412-157
1979-06-26@ KCA75L  6-722-53724,550Steve McCattyPaul SplittorffAl HraboskyJim Todd 261419-158
1979-06-27@ KCA76L  3-1022-54731,101Mike MorganSteve BusbySteve BusbyMike Morgan 264429-165
1979-06-28@ KCA77L  6-722-55722,307Brian KingmanLarry GuraAl HraboskyDave Heaverlo 270436-166
1979-06-29@ TEX78L  3-522-56730,210Matt KeoughDanny DarwinDanny DarwinMatt KeoughSparky Lyle273441-168
1979-06-30@ TEX79L  3-422-57722,439Dave HamiltonJohn Henry JohnsonJim KernJim Todd 276445-169
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01@ TEX80W  13-1223-57716,819Steve McCattyJon MatlackRick LangfordDoc MedichJim Todd289457-168
1979-07-02@ CAL81L  3-823-58727,639Mike MorganJim BarrJim BarrMike Morgan 292465-173
1979-07-03@ CAL82L  0-323-59722,498Brian KingmanDave FrostDave FrostBrian Kingman 292468-176
1979-07-04@ CAL83L  6-1723-60741,958Matt KeoughDon AaseMark ClearDave Heaverlo 298485-187
1979-07-05@ CAL84W  3-024-60723,793Rick LangfordNolan RyanRick LangfordNolan Ryan 301485-184
1979-07-06vs NYA85L  3-424-6270 Steve McCattyCatfish HunterRon DavisSteve McCatty 304489-185
1979-07-06vs NYA86L  0-324-62719,538 Dave HamiltonTommy JohnTommy JohnDave Hamilton 304492-188
1979-07-07vs NYA87L  3-824-63710,413 Mike MorganDon HoodDon HoodMike MorganKen Clay307500-193
1979-07-08vs NYA88L  0-224-64713,483 Brian KingmanLuis TiantLuis TiantBrian Kingman 307502-195
1979-07-09vs BAL89L  3-724-6577,469 Matt KeoughMike FlanaganMike FlanaganMatt KeoughDon Stanhouse310509-199
1979-07-10vs BAL90W  7-625-6571,880 Rick LangfordSteve StoneRick LangfordSammy StewartDave Heaverlo317515-198
1979-07-11vs BAL91L  1-325-6672,586 Steve McCattyDennis MartinezDennis MartinezSteve McCatty 318518-200
1979-07-13vs BOS92L  0-225-6778,903 Mike MorganSteve RenkoSteve RenkoMike MorganBill Campbell318520-202
1979-07-14vs BOS93L  7-825-6878,738 Brian KingmanMike TorrezAllen RipleySteve McCattyBill Campbell325528-203
1979-07-15vs BOS94L  2-325-6979,822 Rick LangfordBob StanleyBob StanleyRick Langford 327531-204
1979-07-19@ NYA95L  2-1025-70722,648Mike MorganLuis TiantLuis TiantMike Morgan 329541-212
1979-07-20@ NYA96W  5-126-70730,481Brian KingmanTommy JohnBrian KingmanTommy JohnDave Hamilton334542-208
1979-07-21@ NYA97L  4-1226-71749,284Craig MinettoRon GuidryRon GuidryCraig Minetto 338554-216
1979-07-22@ BAL98L  1-426-72726,761Rick LangfordSteve StoneSteve StoneRick Langford 339558-219
1979-07-23@ BAL99L  4-726-73713,132Matt KeoughMike FlanaganTippy MartinezMatt Keough 343565-222
1979-07-24@ BOS100L  3-726-74730,393Mike MorganDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyMike Morgan 346572-226
1979-07-25@ BOS101L  4-1626-75731,142Brian KingmanMike TorrezMike TorrezBrian Kingman 350588-238
1979-07-26@ BOS102W  8-627-75732,660Steve McCattySteve RenkoSteve McCattySteve RenkoDave Heaverlo358594-236
1979-07-27vs SEA103L  0-127-7671,556 Rick LangfordRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttRick LangfordByron McLaughlin358595-237
1979-07-28vs SEA104W  6-528-7671,621 Matt KeoughGlenn AbbottDave HamiltonOdell Jones 364600-236
1979-07-29vs SEA105W  2-129-7672,198 Mike MorganFloyd BannisterMike MorganFloyd Bannister 366601-235
1979-07-30vs MIN106L  0-329-7775,857 Brian KingmanDave GoltzDave GoltzBrian Kingman 366604-238
1979-07-31vs MIN107W  2-130-7771,763 Steve McCattyGeoff ZahnSteve McCattyGeoff Zahn 368605-237
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01vs MIN108W  7-131-7775,711 Rick LangfordPaul HartzellRick LangfordPaul Hartzell 375606-231
1979-08-03@ SEA109L  0-131-7878,111Matt KeoughFloyd BannisterFloyd BannisterMatt Keough 375607-232
1979-08-04@ SEA110W  5-332-78710,009Mike MorganMike ParrottMike MorganMike ParrottDave Hamilton380610-230
1979-08-05@ SEA111W  9-833-7876,048Brian KingmanRob DresslerBrian KingmanJohn MontagueDave Hamilton389618-229
1979-08-06vs CAL112L  2-533-7978,160 Steve McCattyRalph BottingRalph BottingSteve McCattyMark Clear391623-232
1979-08-07vs CAL113W  9-534-7972,905 Rick LangfordJim BarrRick LangfordJim Barr 400628-228
1979-08-08vs CAL114L  1-834-8073,463 Matt KeoughDave FrostDave FrostMatt Keough 401636-235
1979-08-10@ MIN115W  6-535-8170Mike MorganPete RedfernDave HeaverloMike Marshall 407641-234
1979-08-10@ MIN116L  2-335-81713,742Brian KingmanRoger EricksonDarrell JacksonDave Heaverlo 409644-235
1979-08-11@ MIN117L  7-935-8279,535Steve McCattyGary SerumMike BacsikSteve McCattyMike Marshall416653-237
1979-08-12@ MIN118L  0-135-83714,500Rick LangfordJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanRick Langford 416654-238
1979-08-13vs TOR119L  2-435-8473,183 Mike NorrisButch EdgeButch EdgeMike NorrisTom Buskey418658-240
1979-08-14vs TOR120L  2-635-8571,289 Craig MinettoPhil HuffmanPhil HuffmanCraig Minetto 420664-244
1979-08-15vs TOR121W  3-136-8572,151 Brian KingmanJesse JeffersonBrian KingmanJesse JeffersonDave Heaverlo423665-242
1979-08-17vs CLE122W  5-337-8572,059 Steve McCattyDan SpillnerSteve McCattyDan Spillner 428668-240
1979-08-18vs CLE123W  4-138-8572,273 Rick LangfordRick WiseRick LangfordRick Wise 432669-237
1979-08-19vs CLE124W  3-239-8572,317 Mike NorrisRick WaitsMike NorrisRick Waits 435671-236
1979-08-20vs DET125L  3-739-8675,171 Craig MinettoDan PetryDan PetryDave Heaverlo 438678-240
1979-08-21vs DET126W  8-140-8671,563 Brian KingmanMike ChrisBrian KingmanMike Chris 446679-233
1979-08-22vs DET127L  1-340-8772,609 Steve McCattyMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxSteve McCattyAurelio Lopez447682-235
1979-08-23@ CLE128W  8-641-8777,495Rick LangfordRick WiseRick LangfordSid Monge 455688-233
1979-08-24@ CLE129L  2-541-8877,012Mike NorrisRick WaitsRick WaitsMike Norris 457693-236
1979-08-25@ CLE130L  3-541-8978,815Mike MorganLen BarkerLen BarkerMike MorganVictor Cruz460698-238
1979-08-26@ CLE131L  5-741-9079,251Brian KingmanPaul ReuschelWayne GarlandBrian KingmanSid Monge465705-240
1979-08-27@ TOR132L  0-741-91712,047Steve McCattyPhil HuffmanPhil HuffmanSteve McCatty 465712-247
1979-08-28@ TOR133W  6-342-91721,736Rick LangfordDave StiebRick LangfordDave Stieb 471715-244
1979-08-29@ TOR134W  6-443-91713,071Mike NorrisTom UnderwoodMike NorrisTom Underwood 477719-242
1979-08-30@ DET135L  7-843-92712,870Craig MinettoDan PetryDave TobikCraig Minetto 484727-243
1979-08-31@ DET136W  5-344-92718,454Brian KingmanMilt WilcoxBrian KingmanDave TobikDave Hamilton489730-241
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01@ DET137W  6-345-92715,235Steve McCattyJack BillinghamSteve McCattyAurelio LopezDave Hamilton495733-238
1979-09-02@ DET138W  5-446-92714,379Rick LangfordBruce RobbinsRick LangfordBruce Robbins 500737-237
1979-09-03vs MIL139L  3-646-9377,948 Mike NorrisJim SlatonJim SlatonMike NorrisJerry Augustine503743-240
1979-09-05vs MIL140W  6-147-9371,772 Matt KeoughMike CaldwellMatt KeoughMike Caldwell 509744-235
1979-09-07vs CHA141W  4-348-9374,136 Rick LangfordKen KravecRick LangfordMike Proly 513747-234
1979-09-08vs CHA142W  2-149-9371,596 Steve McCattyRoss BaumgartenSteve McCattyMike Proly 515748-233
1979-09-09vs CHA143W  3-050-9470 Brian KingmanSteve TroutBrian KingmanSteve Trout 518748-230
1979-09-09vs CHA144L  0-750-9472,382 Mike NorrisRichard DotsonRichard DotsonMike Norris 518755-237
1979-09-11@ MIL145L  0-550-9577,527Matt KeoughJim SlatonJim SlatonMatt Keough 518760-242
1979-09-12@ MIL146L  0-750-9677,412Mike MorganMike CaldwellMike CaldwellMike Morgan 518767-249
1979-09-13@ MIL147W  8-351-9676,594Steve McCattyBill TraversSteve McCattyBill Travers 526770-244
1979-09-14@ CHA148W  8-352-9679,732Brian KingmanRoss BaumgartenBrian KingmanEd Farmer 534773-239
1979-09-15@ CHA149L  0-352-9776,551Rick LangfordSteve TroutSteve TroutRick Langford 534776-242
1979-09-16@ CHA150L  2-552-98711,849Matt KeoughRichard DotsonRichard DotsonMatt KeoughMike Proly536781-245
1979-09-17vs TEX151L  3-652-9972,636 Mike MorganSteve ComerSteve ComerMike MorganJim Kern539787-248
1979-09-18vs TEX152L  5-952-1007750 Steve McCattyFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsSteve McCatty 544796-252
1979-09-19vs TEX153L  4-952-10171,037 Brian KingmanDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderBrian Kingman 548805-257
1979-09-21vs KCA154L  4-1352-10272,340 Rick LangfordPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffRick Langford 552818-266
1979-09-22vs KCA155W  2-053-10272,111 Matt KeoughDennis LeonardMatt KeoughDennis Leonard 554818-264
1979-09-23vs KCA156L  2-453-10372,583 Steve McCattyMarty PattinMarty PattinSteve McCattyDan Quisenberry556822-266
1979-09-25@ TEX157L  3-553-10476,322Brian KingmanDoc MedichJim KernBrian Kingman 559827-268
1979-09-26@ TEX158L  2-553-10576,369Rick LangfordSteve ComerSteve ComerRick Langford 561832-271
1979-09-27@ TEX159L  3-453-10676,360Matt KeoughLarry McCallLarry McCallMatt KeoughSparky Lyle564836-272
1979-09-28@ KCA160L  1-1353-107720,908Steve McCattyLarry GuraLarry GuraSteve McCatty 565849-284
1979-09-29@ KCA161L  2-653-108724,856Mike MorganPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffMike MorganRenie Martin567855-288
1979-09-30@ KCA162W  6-554-108723,842Craig MinettoDennis LeonardBrian KingmanDennis Leonard 573860-287


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