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1979 San Francisco GiantsNational League (MLB)
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Tom Griffin played for the 1979 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record71-91 (4th in National League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank20th
BallparkCandlestick Park
ManagerJoe Altobelli,Dave BristolGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesDave Bristol (Third Base Coach), Jim Davenport (First Base Coach), Jim Davenport (Third Base Coach), Tom Haller (Bullpen Coach), Salty Parker (Assistant Coach), Hank Sauer (Hitting Coach), Larry Shepard (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickScott Garrelts (#15)
Attendance1,456,402 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesPhoenix Giants (AAA) 59-88 ... Shreveport Captains (AA) 73-62 ... Fresno Giants (A+) 66-73 ... Cedar Rapids Giants (A) 58-78 ... Great Falls Giants (Rk) 32-38 ...
Years Available1883-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
41Darrell Evans3bL32160562681422321770679180215146.253.356.391.74722042661.266.138.299.33313.812.10.92.633.129.6
1967- 3-  55-PHI
 
22Jack ClarkofR23143527841442522686118639511669.273.348.476.82425153598.286.203.328.36110.515.91.54.420.336.8
1973-13- 294-SFN
 
36Billy NorthofB31142460871191545305824968411335.259.386.341.72715724561.305.082.365.34017.115.00.90.992.020.2
1969-12- 280-CHN
 
15Mike Ivie1bR26133402581151832789514780104710.286.359.547.90622048454.294.261.388.39010.417.61.76.014.941.7
1970- 1-   1-SDN
 
45Terry WhitfieldofL2613339452113204544543647474615.287.349.396.74515629445.312.109.203.3318.110.61.31.178.825.7
1971- 1-  19-NYA
 
31Larry HerndonofR25132354359114573686297013253.257.313.384.69713626389.301.127.215.3097.518.02.41.850.628.6
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
44Willie McCovey1bL41117353348890155702367010327.249.318.402.72014224393.269.153.249.3229.217.81.93.823.527.3
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
10Johnnie LeMasterssR25108343428711232995235523116.254.304.324.62811116372.294.070.149.2866.214.82.40.8114.318.4
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
16Roger MetzgerssB3194259246578031113233105126.251.311.340.6518815288.284.089.208.2938.010.81.40.00.023.1
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
20Joe Strain2bR2567257276281112841321311105.241.285.292.5777510285.258.051.117.2654.67.41.60.4257.016.1
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
18Bill Madlock2bR2869249376592741113181901233.261.309.398.7079918270.258.137.241.3116.77.01.12.635.627.7
1970- 5-  97-WS2
 
47Dennis LittlejohncR246319315386111300214605344.197.272.254.526498222.248.057.166.2389.520.72.20.5193.021.1
1976- 1-   2-SFN
 
2Marc HillcR276316920353031501262502355.207.308.278.586476200.222.071.219.26613.012.51.01.556.317.1
1970-10- 234-SLN
 
21Rob Andrews2bR2675154224030213418904405.260.289.318.607495170.259.058.130.2744.75.31.11.277.012.5
1970-10- 247-BAL
 
3Mike SadekcR336312614305011110152414126.238.322.302.624386147.284.064.190.28610.216.31.60.7126.020.0
1967- 5-  83-MIN
 
49Max VenableofL2255851214110333101811010.165.260.200.46017297.209.035.153.22010.318.61.80.00.014.3
1976- 3-  67-LAN
 
14Vida BluepB29378371010130063508000.120.180.169.34914297.191.049.120.1676.236.15.81.083.020.0
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
18Greg JohnstonofL24427451520170021700001.203.224.270.49420376.250.067.095.2232.622.48.51.374.020.0
1975-12- 272-SFN
 
39Bob KnepperpL25356661240190012419100.182.203.288.49119578.262.106.121.2181.330.824.01.366.041.7
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
30John TamargocB2730607123026004800300.200.239.350.58921567.189.150.217.2576.011.92.03.030.041.7
1973- 6- 132-SLN
 
26John MontefuscopR2924423731030111102001.167.186.286.47212445.226.119.119.2072.224.411.00.00.057.1
1972-   UDFA-SFN
 
28Ed HalickipR283334371001001902001.206.229.235.4648137.280.029.059.2132.724.39.00.00.014.3
1972-24- 564-SFN
 
40John CurtispL312934351003002916000.147.216.176.3926143.200.029.088.1914.720.94.50.00.020.0
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
32Eddie WhitsonpR2418321500020001005000.156.156.156.3125037.227.000.000.1420.027.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 6- 131-PIT
 
9Hector CruzofR261625230001003700002.120.214.120.3343028.167.000.120.17310.725.02.30.00.00.0
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
25Philip NastupL242524110001003704000.042.148.042.1901031.059.000.125.1139.722.62.30.00.00.0
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
43Tom GriffinpR315914110000000601000.071.071.071.1421015.125.000.000.0650.040.00.00.00.00.0
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
25Dave RobertspL34265000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.040.00.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
17Randy MoffittpR30294000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
46Gary LavellepB30704210000000202000.250.250.250.500106.500.000.000.2270.033.30.00.00.00.0
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
38Greg MintonpB27464000000001101000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14216.716.71.00.00.00.0
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
34Pedro BorbonpR32303010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3020.033.30.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
30Bob KearneycR2220000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.711100.00.00.00.00.00.0
1977-14- 348-SFN
 
Batting Totals: (33 players)16253956721328192361256161407358092520894761100.246.319.365.68419673536131.274.365.238.0009.515.11.62.043.226.6 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
14Vida BlueL29STMLB14145.013434010000237.0246143132231111388001.519.340.874.225.241.245.43.5004.23
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
39Bob KnepperL25STMLB9124.64343406200207.124111710730771236101.5410.461.303.345.341.605.08.4294.54
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
26John MontefuscoR29STMLB383.94222200000137.014564601551763001.439.530.993.354.991.494.20.2734.16
1972-   UDFA-SFN
 
28Ed HalickiR28S/RMLB584.583319143130125.213482641247812101.459.600.863.375.801.725.87.3853.81
1972-24- 564-SFN
 
40John CurtisL31S/RMLB1094.18271893250120.212162561542858001.369.021.123.136.342.024.62.5263.98
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
32Eddie WhitsonR24STMLB583.95181712010100.1984744539623101.378.790.453.505.561.594.22.3853.31
1974- 6- 131-PIT
 
25Philip NastuL24S/RMLB344.322514111010100.010551481441472001.469.451.263.694.231.154.59.4294.84
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
46Gary LavelleL30R/CLMLB792.517007000552096.2863127542802401.338.010.473.917.451.902.89.4383.05
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
43Tom GriffinR31RelMLB563.91593560013294.1834641946825001.377.920.864.397.821.784.39.4553.70
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
38Greg MintonR27RelMLB431.81460460018479.2592516027338201.096.670.003.053.731.222.82.5712.92
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
34Pedro BorbonR32RelMLB434.89300300013346.0562825713260001.5010.961.372.545.092.005.48.5714.43
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
25Dave RobertsL34RelMLB022.57261250011342.0421512318232001.439.000.643.864.931.283.21.0003.85
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
17Randy MoffittR30RelMLB257.71280280013235.0533330514161001.9113.631.293.604.111.148.49.2864.87
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
19Al HollandL26RelMLB000.0030300007.03000570001.143.860.006.439.001.400.00.0002.87
1975- 4-  81-SDN
 
29Joe ColemanR32RelMLB000.0050500103.23200200001.567.360.004.910.000.004.91.0004.37
1965- 1-   3-WS2
 
37Ed PlankR27RelMLB007.3640400303.29530210003.4422.090.004.912.450.5012.27.0003.82
1973-10- 222-SFN
 
Pitching Totals: (16 players)71914.16162162302255137341437148475166514357788050901.439.290.903.615.511.534.70.438  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PGary Lavelle30MLBp70-964131018.9440.240.18---70100.043.2Fielding by Day
PTom Griffin31MLBp59-945191125.9600.410.26---59100.036.4Fielding by Day
PGreg Minton27MLBp46-793231227.9630.570.33---46100.028.4Fielding by Day
PBob Knepper25MLBp34-2078265139.8721.000.16---3597.121.0Fielding by Day
PVida Blue29MLBp34-23710421553.9811.530.22---3791.921.0Fielding by Day
PEd Halicki28MLBp33-1259194132.8750.850.22---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PPedro Borbon32MLBp30-4643108.8750.230.15---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PRandy Moffitt30MLBp28-35150061.0000.210.17---2996.617.3Fielding by Day
PJohn Curtis31MLBp27-12041301171.0000.630.14---2993.116.7Fielding by Day
PDave Roberts34MLBp26-42191111.9090.380.24---26100.016.0Fielding by Day
PPhilip Nastu24MLBp25-1006141421.9520.800.20---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PJohn Montefusco29MLBp22-1379201230.9671.320.21---2491.713.6Fielding by Day
PEddie Whitson24MLBp18-1002152119.8950.940.17---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PJoe Coleman32MLBp5-3000000.000.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PEd Plank27MLBp4-310102.5000.250.33---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PAl Holland26MLBp3-7000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDennis Littlejohn24MLBc63--3664367415.9866.490.006530663100.038.9Fielding by Day
CMike Sadek33MLBc60--2462122269.9934.450.00311296395.237.0Fielding by Day
CMarc Hill27MLBc58--2833134317.9915.410.00392826392.135.8Fielding by Day
CJohn Tamargo27MLBc17--6151467.9853.880.0096-3056.710.5Fielding by Day
CBob Kearney22MLBc1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BMike Ivie26MLB1b98--72440451768.9957.800.00---13373.760.5Fielding by Day
1BWillie McCovey41MLB1b89--740481060798.9878.850.00---11776.154.9Fielding by Day
1BBill Madlock28MLB3b5--900391.0001.800.00---697.23.1Fielding by Day
1BMarc Hill27MLBc1--200121.0002.000.00---631.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJoe Strain25MLB2b67--147188632341.9825.000.00---67100.041.4Fielding by Day
2BBill Madlock28MLB3b63--137144732288.9764.460.00---6991.338.9Fielding by Day
2BRob Andrews26MLB2b53--96101921206.9563.720.00---7570.732.7Fielding by Day
2BRoger Metzger31MLBss10--141804321.0003.200.00---9410.66.2Fielding by Day
2BMike Ivie26MLB1b1--000000.000.00---1330.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDarrell Evans32MLB3b-1b159--1293693028528.9433.130.00---16099.498.1Fielding by Day
3BMike Ivie26MLB1b4--340071.0001.750.00---1333.02.5Fielding by Day
3BRob Andrews26MLB2b3--110021.0000.670.00---754.01.9Fielding by Day
3BHector Cruz26MLBof-3b2--32106.8332.500.00---1612.51.2Fielding by Day
3BJack Clark23MLBof-1b2--100011.0000.500.00---1431.41.2Fielding by Day
3BRoger Metzger31MLBss1--000000.000.00---941.10.6Fielding by Day
3BJoe Strain25MLB2b1--010011.0001.000.00---671.50.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJohnnie LeMaster25MLBss106--1603032052483.9594.370.00---10898.165.4Fielding by Day
SSRoger Metzger31MLBss78--1082191534342.9564.190.00---9483.048.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJack Clark23MLBof-1b140--2611357279.9821.960.00---14397.986.4Fielding by Day
OFBilly North31MLBof130--300842312.9872.370.00---14291.580.2Fielding by Day
OFLarry Herndon25MLBof122--1961082214.9631.690.00---13292.475.3Fielding by Day
OFTerry Whitfield26MLBof106--1671083185.9571.670.00---13379.765.4Fielding by Day
OFMax Venable22MLBof25--3023035.9141.280.00---5545.515.4Fielding by Day
OFMike Ivie26MLB1b24--25300281.0001.170.00---13318.014.8Fielding by Day
OFGreg Johnston24MLBof17--2711029.9661.650.00---4240.510.5Fielding by Day
OFHector Cruz26MLBof-3b6--500051.0000.830.00---1637.53.7Fielding by Day
OFMike Sadek33MLBc1--000000.000.00---631.60.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe AltobelliManager1932-05-26 47Detroit,Michigan MLB1955-19611955-1961   1B-OF
Dave BristolManager1933-06-23 46Macon,Georgia --   COACH
Dave BristolThird Base Coach1933-06-23 46Macon,Georgia --   COACH
Jim DavenportFirst Base Coach1933-08-17 45Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19701958-1970   3B
Jim DavenportThird Base Coach1933-08-17 45Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19701958-1970   3B
George GenoveseScout1922-02-22 57Staten Island,New York MLB1950-19501950-1950   H
Tom HallerBullpen Coach1937-06-23 42Lockport,Illinois MLB1958-19721961-1972
1958-   UDFA-SFN
C
Richie KlausScout1922-09-12 56Jamaica,New York --   SCOUT
Salty ParkerAssistant Coach1913-07-08 65East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1936-19361936-1936   SS-1B
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager1923-- 56- --   EXEC
Hank SauerHitting Coach1917-03-17 62Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1941-19591941-1959   OF
Larry ShepardPitching Coach1919-04-03 60Lakewood,Ohio --   COACH