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1979 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 66-94 .413
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 669-763 -94
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: Bill Lucas (1979-05-05), John Mullen
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 769,465 25/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Brad Komminsk (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Bobby Dews
First Base Coach: Alex Grammas
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Third Base Coach: Tommie Aaron

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Jeff Burroughs (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Dale Murphy (#5), Charlie Spikes (#11), Preston Hanna (#11), Bo McLaughlin (#14)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41323.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
30Brian AsselstineOF251011
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0000001201001.100.182.100282.000.100.1252.00--111
25Bob Beall1B311512
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2
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001003400010.133.263.267530.133.333.1671.33--419
20Bruce BenedictC232041446
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11
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001513331803224.225.331.279610.054.206.2450.55--57241
40Tommy BoggsP23411
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
2Barry BonnellOF253754797
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3
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12
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45872655327110.259.306.424730.165.237.2752.1231.3159409
34Larry BradfordP291000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
43Tony BrizzolaraP223511
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00010021400110.029.079.029108.000.057.0457.00--139
7Jeff BurroughsOF283974989
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14
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1
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11
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47227375370214.224.343.348691.123.307.2491.0336.1138472
15Darrel ChaneySS311171519
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5
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001021193402012.162.277.205482.043.214.2261.79--24137
38Adrian DevineP277000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
9Pepe FriasSS3047541123
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18
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4
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1
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443220362510313.259.287.320607.061.105.2771.80475.0152508
26Gene GarberP311003
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0001003400200.300.462.300762.000.300.5001.33--315
49Preston HannaP246100000001500000.000.143.000143.000.167.0005.00--07
5Bob Horner3B-1B2148766153
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15
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1
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33
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9802227436039.314.342.552894.238.279.3133.3614.8269512
17Glenn Hubbard2B213253475
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12
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03
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2906274312223.231.288.295583.065.129.2561.59108.396356
42Frank LaCorteP271000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
28Mike Lum1B332172754
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06
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2702183401527.249.304.359663.111.184.2681.8936.278242
31Mike Macha3B251322
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0001001500000.154.214.154368.000.077.2505.00--214
24Mickey MahlerP262703
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1
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003001500101.111.143.148291.037.074.1365.00--429
39Rick MahlerP25201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
36Gary MatthewsOF2863197192
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34
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5
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27
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90186607505136.304.363.502865.198.312.3101.2523.4317695
29Rick MatulaP255315
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00000012300602.094.111.094205.000.019.16723.00--560
32Bo McLaughlinP255000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
50Joey McLaughlinP221102
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1
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000000400001.182.182.273455.091.091.286----311
27Larry McWilliamsP252445
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2
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0010011400210.208.231.292523.083.125.45514.00--728
14Eddie MillerOF221131235
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1
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00515252421301.310.339.319658.009.168.3934.80--36121
3Dale Murphy1B2338453106
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2
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21
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57613867250512.276.337.469806.193.305.2821.7618.3180427
35Phil NiekroP401231024
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00120011920711.195.200.244444.049.057.22919.00--30132
11Joe NolanC282302857
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3
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2113272833015.248.326.365691.117.226.2661.0457.584258
22Rowland OfficeOF262773569
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14
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2
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3754273322105.249.316.336652.087.188.2771.22138.593305
4Biff PocorobaC2538612
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004117001102.316.422.421843.105.289.3160.00--1646
1Jerry Royster3B-2B26601103164
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25
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51358625900678.273.337.349686.077.225.2950.95200.3210676
48Craig SkokP313000000001200000.000.250.000250.000.333.0002.00--04
37Eddie SolomonP2864313
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0040011600301.203.215.250465.047.063.27116.00--1668
46Charlie SpikesOF28931226
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210053001023.280.310.462772.183.237.3716.0031.043100
16Jim Wessinger2B237200000001400000.000.125.000125.000.143.0004.00--08
18Larry WhisentonOF223739
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01103300101.243.300.351651.108.216.2651.00--1341
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
40Tommy Boggs026.2333000012211190410011.9214.540.002.770.690.25-21.000
48Craig Skok134.004400019254582624717302031.399.671.172.835.001.76-1.378
35Phil Niekro21203.3944442310034231116012941113208184111.248.181.082.975.471.84-1.084
27Larry McWilliams325.591313100066694141422322041.389.410.553.004.361.45-1.806
50Joey McLaughlin532.483700013569542319334400011.287.040.394.435.221.18-1.186
32Bo McLaughlin114.863710012049633327216451001.5811.340.362.888.102.81--
29Rick Matula8104.162828100017119390791464673131.5010.160.743.373.531.05-2.210
39Rick Mahler006.14150005022281615411121101.7711.451.644.504.911.09-1.500
24Mickey Mahler5115.852618101010012372651147714131.7011.070.994.236.391.51-1.366
42Frank LaCorte007.8760002089772562001.7510.122.255.636.751.20-.875
49Preston Hanna113.006400102427118115151001.7510.120.375.635.621.00-1.625
26Gene Garber6164.3368000552510612166511024560051.3710.270.852.044.752.33-1.682
45Jamie Easterly0012.0040000027640330003.3321.000.009.009.001.00-2.333
38Adrian Devine123.224000010066842824825222121.6311.281.073.362.960.88-2.533
43Tony Brizzolara695.30201920001071337063633645031.5511.190.502.785.381.94-1.814
34Larry Bradford100.952100092191152010112211.115.210.004.745.211.10-1.000
37Eddie Solomon7144.213130401018618498871951962061.268.900.922.474.651.88-1.435


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