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1979 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 683-718 -35
Roster Continuity 79.09% 14/26
Manager(s): Danny Ozark, Dallas Green
General Manager: Paul Owens
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 2,775,011 2/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Money (#46) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Bobby Tiefenauer
First Base Coach: Bobby Wine
Hitting Coach: Tony Taylor
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: Billy DeMars

#1 Draft Picks

Larry Christenson (#3), Lonnie Smith (#3), Mike Anderson (#6), Greg Luzinski (#11), Dave Rader (#18), Dan Larson (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Pete Rose1B38   62890208
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5
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59201195322100518.331.418.430848.099.264.3420.34157.0270730
21Bake McBrideOF30   58282163
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12
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602514417743376.280.328.411739.131.220.3021.8848.5239637
31Garry MaddoxOF29   54870154
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612613177145178.281.304.425729.144.199.2994.1842.2233577
20Mike Schmidt3B29   541109137
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45
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114951201153122913.253.386.564950.311.540.2360.9612.0305675
10Larry BowaSS33   53974130
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11
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03120961321512611.241.316.314630.072.206.2530.52--169619
19Greg LuzinskiOF28   45247114
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8133561031050710.252.343.427770.175.299.2841.8425.1193525
9Manny Trillo2B28   43140112
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42472059438413.260.296.357653.097.137.2862.9571.8154467
8Bob BooneC31   39838114
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9
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5814493329419.286.367.422789.136.251.2940.6744.2168454
23Greg GrossOF26   1742158
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0155229504033.333.422.402824.069.253.3370.17--70206
25Del UnserOF-1B34   1412642
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2920143302134.298.354.482836.184.298.3432.3623.568159
11Tim McCarverC37   1371333
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1220191215227.241.333.314647.073.226.2540.63137.043161
32Steve CarltonP34   94921
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00101031710214.223.253.255508.032.074.2695.67--24101
22Mike AndersonOF28   781218
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212131400002.231.341.321662.090.244.2701.0878.02591
18Rudy MeoliSS-2B28   73213
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062091501202.178.268.260528.082.233.2241.67--1984
35Nino EspinosaP25   72314
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0060141500402.194.237.222459.028.069.2463.75--1680
47Randy LerchP24   72611
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5013800312.153.184.250434.097.125.1562.6772.01879
14Bud Harrelson2B-SS35   71720
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00733131410111.282.395.366761.085.268.3451.08--2687
16Ramon Aviles2B27   61717
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0012008811301.279.371.311682.033.164.3211.00--1973
6Dave RaderC30   54311
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5006700203.204.283.315598.111.222.2171.1754.01762
1Jose CardenalOF35   48410
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009108801003.208.321.271592.063.250.2501.00--1356
34Keith MorelandC25   48318
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08003500001.375.412.521933.146.208.4191.67--2551
44Dick RuthvenP28   4126
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00000021120200.146.222.146368.000.049.2005.50--647
38Larry ChristensonP25   3149
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11021300300.290.333.548881.258.355.4716.5031.01736
48Dickie NolesP22   3013
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0010021500100.100.156.133289.033.100.2007.50--433
27Lonnie SmithOF23   3045
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003211700000.167.194.233427.067.133.2177.00--731
26John PoffOF26   1922
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001001400001.105.150.158308.053.105.1334.00--320
18John Vukovich3B31   1503
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001000300000.200.200.267467.067.067.250----415
42Ron ReedP36   1013
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000001400200.300.364.400764.100.200.5004.00--413
33Kevin SaucierP22   1001
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0000000700000.100.100.100200.000.000.333----110
17Pete MackaninSS-3B27   921
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2001200000.111.200.444644.333.444.0002.009.0410
49Rawly EastwickP28   7000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
43Doug BirdP29   611
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0000001400000.167.286.167453.000.167.5004.00--17
45Tug McGrawP34   601
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0000000200100.167.167.167334.000.000.250----17
48Dan LarsonP24   5000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
39Jim KaatP40   1000000000110000.000.500.000500.000.000-----02
41Jim LonborgP37   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals215554636831453250531196411287660276437666057124.266.336.396732.131.250.2881.2745.921666182
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Steve Carlton34   18113.62353513400251.02021121012589213101151.167.240.903.197.642.39
47Randy Lerch24   10133.7437356100214.022898892060924131.359.590.842.523.871.53
35Nino Espinosa25   14123.6533338300212.021194862065883131.308.960.852.763.741.35
44Dick Ruthven28   754.2820203200122.112159581037583021.308.930.742.734.281.57
38Larry Christenson25   5104.5019172010106.01185653930532321.4010.020.762.554.501.77
42Ron Reed36   1384.1561000375102.01105247932583021.399.710.792.825.121.81
48Dickie Noles22   343.801414000090.0804038638421221.318.000.603.804.201.11
45Tug McGraw34   435.1465100431683.2835648929572021.338.890.963.116.111.97
49Rawly Eastwick28   364.885100023682.2904645825475011.399.760.872.715.101.88
33Kevin Saucier22   144.21292007162.1683129433211031.639.870.584.793.050.64
43Doug Bird29   205.163211010061.0733535716332021.4610.771.032.364.872.06
48Dan Larson24   114.2633000019.017991990011.378.050.474.264.261.00
40Warren Brusstar27   107.07130004114.12312111430001.9314.790.642.571.930.75
39Jim Kaat40   104.503100208.19441520001.7510.131.135.632.250.40
41Jim Lonborg37   0111.574100207.1141093470012.5718.003.865.149.001.75
34Jack Kucek26   109.004000004.16442120001.7513.504.502.254.502.00
22Mike Anderson28   000.001000101.02000020002.0018.000.000.0018.00--
Batting Totals84784.16424163331013029144114557186661354777873618291.349.090.842.984.921.65
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob BooneC1175276578.9880.00
Tim McCarverC311741220.9890.00
Dave RaderC2562651.9320.00
Keith MorelandC13713011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete Rose1B1591424878124.9950.00
Del Unser1B2274526.9750.00
Jose Cardenal1B120001.0000.00
John Poff1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Manny Trillo2B1182703681084.9850.00
Ramon Aviles2B27404428.9770.00
Bud Harrelson2B255447111.9900.00
Rudy Meoli2B15143717.9810.00
John Vukovich2B324001.0000.00
Pete Mackanin2B213001.0000.00
Pete Rose2B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Schmidt3B1571143612336.9540.00
Bud Harrelson3B909011.0000.00
John Vukovich3B709011.0000.00
Pete Rose3B54620.8330.00
Bob Boone3B20110.5000.00
Pete Mackanin3B203001.0000.00
Rudy Meoli3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Larry BowaSS146229448680.9910.00
Bud HarrelsonSS1791531.8890.00
Rudy MeoliSS16233715.9840.00
Pete MackaninSS203001.0000.00
Mike SchmidtSS212021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bake McBrideOF1473411243.9890.00
Garry MaddoxOF1404331322.9960.00
Greg LuzinskiOF125156391.9460.00
Greg GrossOF7382522.9780.00
Mike AndersonOF7068321.9730.00
Del UnserOF3044010.9780.00
Jose CardenalOF12140001.0000.00
Lonnie SmithOF11191001.0000.00
John PoffOF47010.8750.00
Bud HarrelsonOF10000.0000.00
Tim McCarverOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tug McGrawP658364001.0001.08
Ron ReedP61102313031.0001.41
Rawly EastwickP518244001.0000.88
Randy LerchP37214133815.9812.14
Steve CarltonP3525133250.8751.25
Nino EspinosaP33212113422.9571.91
Doug BirdP326142001.0000.89
Kevin SaucierP296221211.9332.03
Dick RuthvenP201226911.9371.11
Larry ChristensonP19106415001.0001.61
Dickie NolesP149041711.9552.10
Warren BrusstarP131412001.0001.91
Jack KucekP440000.0000.00
Jim LonborgP4710001.0001.27
Jim KaatP3801001.0001.11
Dan LarsonP31914011.0002.37
Mike AndersonP110000.0000.00


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