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1979 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  66-94   .412
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  769,465
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (40)
Youngest Player:  Glenn Hubbard (21)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (14)
Top Hitter:  Gary Matthews (9)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Komminsk (#4)

Roster Continuity:  80.48%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
36Gary Matthews+of9281971-5-81MLB156631971923452790186607505136.304.363.502865.3803176954551287.6.310
1Jerry Royster+3b-2b3526UDFA: 1970MLB154601103164256351358625900678.273.337.349687.314210676466854.9.295
5Bob Horner+3b-1b19211978-1-1MLB12148766153151339802227436039.314.346.552898.389269515348957.4.313
9Pepe Frias+ss-2b7730UDFA: 1967MLB140475411231841443220362510313.259.290.320610.272152510380463.3.277
7Jeff Burroughs+of69281969-1-1MLB11639749891411147227375370214.224.347.348695.318138475326504.2.249
3Dale Murphy+of-231974-1-5MLB10438453106722157613867250512.276.340.469809.354180429296635.7.282
2Barry Bonnell+of-251975-1-1MLB12737547972031245872655327110.259.311.424735.326159412303524.6.275
17Glenn Hubbard+2b-211975-20-473MLB97325347512032906274312223.231.290.295586.26896357263282.8.256
22Rowland Office+of-261970-4-93MLB124277356914223754273322105.249.320.336656.29993307218334.0.277
11Joe Nolan+c-281969-2-28MLB8923028579342113272833015.248.333.365699.31584261182314.5.266
28Mike Lum+of-1b-33UDFA: 1963MLB11121727546062702183401527.249.304.359663.29978242179233.4.268
20Bruce Benedict+c-231976-5-99MLB76204144611001513331803224.225.331.279610.28557241169223.5.245
35Phil Niekro+p-40UDFA: 1959MLB441231024600120011920711.195.213.244457.2073013410851.3.229
15Darrel Chaney+ss-2b-311966-2-33MLB6311715195001021193402012.162.277.205483.2312413710251.2.226
14Eddie Miller+of-22UDFA: 1984MLB271131235100515252421301.310.350.319669.3063612384134.3.393
46Charlie Spikes+of-281969-1-11MLB66931226803210053001023.280.310.462772.3334310072124.7.371
37Eddie Solomon+p-28UDFA: 1969MLB326431330040011600301.203.215.250465.21016685520.9.271
29Rick Matula+p-251976-14-315MLB28531500000012300602.094.111.094205.09756056-5-2.3.167
4Biff Pocoroba+c-251971-17-392MLB28386124004117001102.316.422.421843.37916463087.0.316
18Larry Whisenton+of-221975-2-42MLB1337392101103300101.243.300.351651.29413413054.2.265
43Tony Brizzolara+p-221977-2-30MLB20351100010021400110.029.079.029108.06113936-4-2.8.045
24Mickey Mahler+p-261974-10-220MLB2627031003001500101.111.143.148291.13642926-1-0.9.136
27Larry McWilliams+p-251974-1-6MLB13244520010011400210.208.231.292522.2317282210.9.455
25Bob Beall+1b-311970-28-645MLB1715122001003400010.133.263.267530.2484191412.6.167
31Mike Macha+3b-251976-1-10MLB613220001001500000.154.214.154368.180214110-0.6.250
50Joey McLaughlin+p-221974-2-29MLB3711021000000400001.182.182.273455.199311100-0.3.286
26Gene Garber+p-311965-20-382MLB6810030001003400200.300.462.300762.373315924.9.500
30Brian Asselstine+of-251973-1-15MLB810110000001201001.100.182.100282.09111110-1-1.8.125
38Adrian Devine+p-271970-2-45MLB407000000000500000.000.000.0000.000077--.000
16Jim Wessinger+2b-231976-6-123MLB107200000001400000.000.125.000125.089087-1-3.2.000
49Preston Hanna+p-241972-1-11MLB66100000001500000.000.143.000143.102076-1-3.8.000
32Bo McLaughlin+p-251975-1-14MLB375000000000200100.000.000.0000.000066--.000
40Tommy Boggs+p-231974-1-2MLB34110000000100000.250.250.250500.22714301.3.333
48Craig Skok+p-311967-3-41MLB443000000001200000.000.250.000250.1780430-2.0.000
39Rick Mahler+p-25UDFA: 1975MLB152010000000000000.500.500.5001000.453121013.4.500
42Frank LaCorte+p-27UDFA: 1973MLB61000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
34Larry Bradford+p-291973-19-442MLB211000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (37 players)1605422669138922028126626985049081823476238112.256.318.377695--2043603542956924.3.280

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
35Phil Niekro+340UDFA: 1959MLB21203.39444423100342.0311160129411132081811 41.248.181.082.975.470.54.2591.00
37Eddie Solomon+4328UDFA: 1969MLB7144.2131304010186.0184988719519626 01.268.900.922.474.650.53.2700.95
29Rick Matula+-251976-14-315MLB8104.1528281000171.1193907914646733 11.5010.140.743.363.520.96.3011.78
43Tony Brizzolara+-221977-2-30MLB695.2820192000107.113370636336453 01.5511.150.502.775.370.52.3441.37
26Gene Garber+24311965-20-382MLB6164.33680005525106.0121665110245605 01.3710.270.852.044.750.43.3071.51
24Mickey Mahler+-261974-10-220MLB5115.8526181010100.0123726511477143 11.7011.070.994.236.390.66.3480.80
50Joey McLaughlin+-221974-2-29MLB532.483700013569.05423193344001 01.287.040.394.435.220.85.2581.42
38Adrian Devine+-271970-2-45MLB123.244000010066.28428248252222 11.6311.341.083.372.971.14.3171.49
27Larry McWilliams+-251974-1-6MLB325.561313100066.16941414223224 01.379.360.542.984.340.69.2980.68
48Craig Skok+-311967-3-41MLB133.984400019254.15826247173023 01.389.611.162.824.970.57.3020.95
32Bo McLaughlin+-251975-1-14MLB114.893710012049.26333272164510 01.5911.420.362.908.150.36--1.14
49Preston Hanna+-241972-1-11MLB112.9664001024.1271181151510 01.739.990.375.555.551.00.3292.06
39Rick Mahler+-25UDFA: 1975MLB006.14150005022.02816154111210 11.7711.451.644.504.910.92.3241.50
34Larry Bradford+-291973-19-442MLB100.95210009219.011520101121 21.115.210.004.745.210.91.2081.24
40Tommy Boggs+-231974-1-2MLB026.3933000012.22111904101 01.9714.920.002.840.714.00.3681.18
42Frank LaCorte+-27UDFA: 1973MLB007.566000208.197725620 01.689.722.165.406.480.83.2800.73
45Jamie Easterly+-261971-2-34MLB0013.504000002.276403300 03.7523.620.0010.1210.121.00.5834.00
Totals: (37 players)66944.18160160321128341,408149676365412649477945--101.339.560.843.164.980.63.313 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bruce BenedictC763443563.9840.00 
Joe NolanC743282762.9830.00 
Dale MurphyC271271552.9660.00 
Biff PocorobaC739330.9330.00 
Darrel ChaneyC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dale Murphy1B76685421561.9800.00 
Mike Lum1B5141430136.9980.00 
Bob Horner1B4541424732.9840.00 
Bob Beall1B391001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Glenn Hubbard2B911932681557.9680.00 
Jerry Royster2B77170224750.9830.00 
Darrel Chaney2B525011.0000.00 
Jim Wessinger2B22310.8330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob Horner3B82561431511.9300.00 
Jerry Royster3B80911811512.9480.00 
Darrel Chaney3B431010.9290.00 
Mike Macha3B32830.7690.00 
Barry Bonnell3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pepe FriasSS1372294323279.9540.00 
Darrel ChaneySS394080715.9450.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary MatthewsOF1562921284.9740.00 
Barry BonnellOF124220842.9830.00 
Jeff BurroughsOF110175871.9630.00 
Rowland OfficeOF97164420.9880.00 
Eddie MillerOF2779110.9880.00 
Charlie SpikesOF1516030.8420.00 
Larry WhisentonOF13283001.0000.00 
Mike LumOF360001.0000.00 
Brian AsselstineOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gene GarberP68106141611.9682.55 
Phil NiekroP44342315613.9892.29 
Craig SkokP4454010011.0001.66 
Adrian DevineP406611241.7651.77 
Bo McLaughlinP37492210.8000.73 
Joey McLaughlinP37694820.8571.57 
Eddie SolomonP31186122240.8951.65 
Rick MatulaP281711523061.0002.00 
Mickey MahlerP2610041311.9441.53 
Larry BradfordP21190510.8332.37 
Tony BrizzolaraP2010771511.9571.85 
Rick MahlerP15221310.8001.64 
Larry McWilliamsP136621712.9502.59 
Preston HannaP62408011.0002.99 
Frank LaCorteP680010.0000.00 
Jamie EasterlyP4201001.0004.09 
Tommy BoggsP31203001.0002.21 


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