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1979 Seattle MarinersAmerican League (MLB)
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Ruppert Jones played for the 1979 Seattle Mariners
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameMariners
LocationSeattle,Washington
Record67-95 (6th in American League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank22nd
BallparkThe Kingdome
ManagerDarrell JohnsonGeneral ManagerLou Gorman
CoachesDon Bryant (Bullpen Coach), Bill Mazeroski (Third Base Coach), Vada Pinson (Hitting Coach), Vada Pinson (First Base Coach), Wes Stock (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAl Chambers (#1)
Attendance844,447 (Rank: 23rd)
Minor League AffiliatesSpokane Indians (AAA) 68-79 ... Alexandria Mariners (A+) 74-62 ... San Jose Missions (A+) 89-51 ... Bellingham Mariners (A-) 41-31 ...
Years Available1977-2018

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)
53Willie HortondhR3616264677180195291061142112422420.279.326.458.78429653696.298.179.245.3466.016.12.74.222.329.4
1961-   UDFA-DET
 
9Ruppert JonesofL24162622109166299217833128578324419.267.356.444.80027659716.275.177.347.35611.910.90.92.929.635.5
1973- 3-  57-KCA
 
23Bruce Bochte1bL2815055481175386161002267642310827.316.385.493.87827360636.329.177.298.38410.510.11.02.534.634.3
1972- 2-  34-CAL
 
7Dan Meyer3bL2614452572146217207411729354661013.278.317.459.77624148570.265.181.244.3355.16.11.23.526.332.9
1972- 4-  92-DET
 
8Leon RobertsofR2814045061122246155433566427368.271.352.451.80320345518.286.180.304.35410.812.41.12.930.036.9
1972-10- 236-DET
 
6Julio Cruz2bB2410741470112162129499626104307.271.363.326.68913519483.313.055.302.32212.812.61.00.2414.017.0
1974-   UDFA-CAL
 
11Mario MendozassR281483732674103129309621135012.198.216.249.4659314401.232.051.083.2102.215.56.90.3373.018.9
1970-   UDFA-PIT
 
10Larry Milbourness-2bB28123356409913422653192002227.278.313.354.66712619379.289.076.135.2995.05.31.10.5178.019.2
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
14Tom PaciorekofR32103310388923464264286253316.287.353.445.79813833349.339.158.255.3558.017.82.21.751.737.1
1968- 5-  89-LAN
 
5Larry CoxcR31100293326311343621223903509.215.266.314.5809218323.231.099.177.2626.812.11.81.273.328.6
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
18Joe SimpsonofL27120265297511022763112115215.283.312.347.6599213284.299.064.117.2963.97.41.90.7132.517.3
1973- 3-  66-LAN
 
1Bill Stein3bR3288250286292727121728234111.248.297.384.6819618276.251.136.200.3026.210.11.72.535.729.0
1969- 4-  92-SLN
 
15Bob StinsoncB339524719608062812333846337.243.338.348.6868614293.262.105.235.31311.313.01.22.141.223.3
1966- 1-  13-WS2
 
2Bobby Valentiness-ofR29629892760071222501114.276.405.337.742336122.287.061.276.34718.04.10.20.00.022.2
1968- 1-   5-LAN
 
43John HaleofL255463614302700122601142.222.342.365.70723577.333.143.333.30415.633.82.22.631.535.7
1971-14- 339-LAN
 
19Rod CraigofB2116529208106111500000.385.396.577.97330953.426.192.212.4261.99.45.00.00.045.0
1977-   UDFA-SEA
 
12Charlie Beamon1b-dhL252725551000100500001.200.200.240.4406125.250.040.080.1970.020.00.00.00.020.0
1973-   UDFA-KCA
 
26Juan Bernhardt3b-1bR25110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9070.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970-   UDFA-NYA
 
Batting Totals: (18 players)16255447111490250521326761265251572528615445158.269.331.404.73522404346202.286.404.242.0008.311.71.42.142.029.1 

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PShane Rawley24MLBp48-8441501191.0000.400.23---480.029.6Fielding by Day
PByron McLaughlin23AAAp47-1236111018.9440.360.14---470.029.0
PJohn Montague31MLBp41-1165211027.9630.630.22---410.025.3Fielding by Day
PMike Parrott24AAAp38-229273901661.0001.740.29---380.023.5
PRick Honeycutt25MLBp33-1946285239.8721.030.18---330.020.4Fielding by Day
PFloyd Bannister24MLBp30-182101500251.0000.830.14---300.018.5Fielding by Day
POdell Jones26MLBp25-118894021.8100.680.14---250.015.4Fielding by Day
PGlenn Abbott28AAAp23-11661802241.0001.040.21---230.014.2
PRandy Stein26AAAp23-4113105.8000.170.10---230.014.2
PRob Dressler25MLBp21-10441601201.0000.950.19---210.013.0Fielding by Day
PRich Hinton32MLBp14-20220041.0000.290.20---140.08.6Fielding by Day
PPaul Mitchell28AAAp10-36250071.0000.700.19---100.06.2
PRafael Vasquez21AAAp9-16010011.0000.110.06---90.05.6
PJoe Decker32MLBp9-27461111.9091.110.37---90.05.6Fielding by Day
PWayne Twitchell31MLBp4-13020021.0000.500.15---40.02.5Fielding by Day
PRoy Branch25AAAp2-11000000.000.00---20.01.2
PJim Lewis23AAAp2-200101.0000.000.00---20.01.2
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CLarry Cox31MLBc99--4084996466.9814.620.008238210099.061.1Fielding by Day
CBob Stinson33MLBc91--3762992414.9784.450.00702059595.856.2Fielding by Day
CBobby Valentine29MLBss-of2--000000.000.00---623.21.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBruce Bochte28MLB1b-of147--1361114141401489.99110.030.00---15098.090.7Fielding by Day
1BTom Paciorek32MLBof-1b15--10010112111.9917.330.00---10314.69.3Fielding by Day
1BDan Meyer26MLB1b-of15--73405771.0005.130.00---14410.49.3Fielding by Day
1BCharlie Beamon25MLB1b7--14200161.0002.290.00---2725.94.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJulio Cruz24MLB2b107--2583611387632.9795.790.00---107100.066.0Fielding by Day
2BLarry Milbourne28MLB2b-ss49--90141837239.9674.710.00---12339.830.2Fielding by Day
2BBill Stein32MLB3b-2b17--184207601.0003.530.00---8819.310.5Fielding by Day
2BBobby Valentine29MLBss-of4--020021.0000.500.00---626.52.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDan Meyer26MLB1b-of101--762011922296.9362.740.00---14470.162.3Fielding by Day
3BBill Stein32MLB3b-2b67--45120713172.9592.460.00---8876.141.4Fielding by Day
3BLarry Milbourne28MLB2b-ss11--8151024.9582.090.00---1238.96.8Fielding by Day
3BBobby Valentine29MLBss-of4--4101215.9333.500.00---626.52.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSMario Mendoza28MLBss148--1774222091619.9684.050.00---148100.091.4Fielding by Day
SSLarry Milbourne28MLB2b-ss65--46109320158.9812.380.00---12352.840.1Fielding by Day
SSBobby Valentine29MLBss-of29--11231335.9711.170.00---6246.817.9Fielding by Day
SSBill Stein32MLB3b-2b3--100011.0000.330.00---883.41.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRuppert Jones24MLBof161--4531354471.9892.890.00---16299.499.4Fielding by Day
OFLeon Roberts28MLBof136--286652297.9832.150.00---14097.184.0Fielding by Day
OFJoe Simpson27MLBof105--1621064178.9661.640.00---12087.564.8Fielding by Day
OFTom Paciorek32MLBof-1b75--1372001391.0001.850.00---10372.846.3Fielding by Day
OFJohn Hale25MLBof42--34000341.0000.810.00---5477.825.9Fielding by Day
OFDan Meyer26MLB1b-of31--4903052.9421.580.00---14421.519.1Fielding by Day
OFBobby Valentine29MLBss-of15--17300201.0001.330.00---6224.29.3Fielding by Day
OFRod Craig21MLBof15--2402026.9231.600.00---1693.89.3Fielding by Day
OFCharlie Beamon25MLB1b2--100011.0000.500.00---277.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHWillie Horton36MLBof162--000000.000.00---162100.0100.0Fielding by Day
DHCharlie Beamon25MLB1b5--000000.000.00---2718.53.1Fielding by Day
DHJoe Simpson27MLBof3--000000.000.00---1202.51.9Fielding by Day
DHJohn Hale25MLBof2--000000.000.00---543.71.2Fielding by Day
DHLeon Roberts28MLBof1--000000.000.00---1400.70.6Fielding by Day
DHBobby Valentine29MLBss-of1--000000.000.00---621.60.6Fielding by Day
DHShane Rawley24MLBp1--000000.000.00---10.00.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Don BryantBullpen Coach1941-07-13 37Jasper,Florida MLB1966-19701966-1970
1959-   UDFA-DET
C
Bill FreehanBroadcaster1941-11-29 37Detroit,Michigan MLB1961-19761961-1976
1961-   UDFA-DET
C
Lou GormanGeneral Manager1929-02-18 50Providence,Rhode Island --   EXEC
R.J. HarrisonScout1954-03-14 25Long Beach,California AAA1977-1980-
1975-23- 539-SLN
C
Darrell JohnsonManager1928-08-25 50Horace,Nebraska MLB1952-19621952-1962   C
Bill KearnsScout1921-- 58Watertown,Massachusetts --   SCOUT
Jeff MalinoffScout1952-- 27Newport Beach,California NCAA1971-1974-
1974- 2-  38-PHI
1B
Bill MazeroskiThird Base Coach1936-09-05 42Wheeling,West Virginia MLB1956-19721956-1972   2B
Dan O'BrienBusiness Operations -- --   EXEC
Dan O'BrienPresident1930-- 49- --   EXEC
Vada PinsonHitting Coach1938-08-11 40Memphis,Tennessee MLB1956-19751958-1975   OF
Vada PinsonFirst Base Coach1938-08-11 40Memphis,Tennessee MLB1956-19751958-1975   OF
John ShaferScout1947-08-08 31Mineola,New York NCAA1968-1969-
1966-48- 787-BAL
C
Wes StockPitching Coach1934-04-10 45Longview,Washington MLB1959-19661959-1966
1956-   UDFA-BAL
P
Rip TutorScout1913-04-13 66- --   SCOUT
Hank ZachariasScout -Winkler,Manitoba --   OF