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1979 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Hardy Peterson
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,435,454
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Orioles)

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Stargell (39)
Youngest Player:  Don Robinson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Willie Stargell (18)
Top Hitter:  Dave Parker (1)
Top Pitcher:  John Candelaria (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Fiepke (#42)

Roster Continuity:  86.67%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
36Matt AlexanderOF-3BMLB5-11169BothRight1/30/194732Shreveport,Louisiana1968235CHN

4Dale BerraSS-3BMLB6-0190RightRight12/13/195622Ridgewood,New Jersey1975120PIT
26Jim BibbyPMLB6-5235RightRight10/29/194434Franklinton,North Carolina1965UDFA NYN
22Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195128Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
44Dorian Boyland1BMLB6-4200LeftLeft1/6/195524Chicago,Illinois1976245PIT
45John CandelariaPMLB6-6225RightLeft11/6/195325Brooklyn,New York1972247PIT
41Joe ColemanPMLB6-3195RightRight2/3/194732Boston,Massachusetts196513WS2
24Mike EaslerOFMLB6-1196LeftRight11/29/195028Cleveland,Ohio196914312HOU
17Dock EllisPMLB6-3210BothRight3/11/194534Los Angeles,California1964UDFA PIT
10Tim FoliSSMLB6-0179RightRight12/8/195028Culver City,California196811NYN
3Phil Garner2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight4/30/194930Jefferson City,Tennessee197112OAK
23Grant JacksonPMLB6-0190BothLeft9/28/194236Fostoria,Ohio1962UDFA PHI
25Bruce KisonPMLB6-4178RightRight2/18/195029Pasco,Washington196814309PIT
17Lee LacyOF-2BMLB6-1175RightRight4/10/194831Longview,Texas1969229LAN
37Alberto LoisOFMLB5-9175RightRight5/6/195623Hato Mayor del Rey,Dominican Republic1978UDFA PIT
5Bill Madlock3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/2/195128Memphis,Tennessee1970597WS2
34John Milner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/28/194929Atlanta,Georgia196814301NYN
18Omar MorenoOFMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/24/195226Puerto Armuelles,Panama1969UDFA PIT
16Steve NicosiaCMLB5-10185RightRight8/6/195622Paterson,New Jersey1973124PIT
14Ed OttCMLB5-10198LeftRight7/11/195127Muncy,Pennsylvania197023541PIT
39Dave ParkerOFMLB6-5225LeftRight6/9/195128Calhoun,Mississippi197014325PIT
44Rick RhodenPMLB6-4203RightRight5/16/195326Boynton Beach,Florida1971120LAN
49Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194434Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
28Bill RobinsonOFMLB6-3205RightRight6/26/194336McKeesport,Pennsylvania1961UDFA ATL
43Don RobinsonPMLB6-4231RightRight6/8/195722Ashland,Kentucky197717430HOU
15Enrique RomoPMLB5-11185RightRight7/15/194731Santa Rosalia,MexicoUDFA 
19Jim RookerPMLB6-0201RightLeft9/23/194236Lakeview,Oregon1962UDFA DET
35Manny SanguillenCMLB6-0193RightRight3/21/194435Colon,Panama1965UDFA PIT
8Willie StargellOF-1BMLB6-2225LeftLeft3/6/194039Earlsboro,Oklahoma1959UDFA PIT
6Rennie Stennett2BMLB5-11175RightRight4/5/195128Colon,Panama1969UDFA PIT
10Frank TaverasSSMLB6-0168RightRight12/24/194929Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dominican Republic1968UDFA PIT
27Kent TekulvePMLB6-4180RightRight3/5/194732Cincinnati,Ohio1971UDFA PIT
31Eddie WhitsonPMLB6-3195RightRight5/19/195524Johnson City,Tennessee19746131PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Nelson BrilesBroadcaster 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Hardy PetersonGeneral Manager 
Chuck TannerManager 


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