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1979 Atlanta BravesNational League (MLB)
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Biff Pocoroba played for the 1979 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record66-94 (6th in National League West)League Rank11thMLB Rank23rd
ManagerBobby CoxGeneral ManagerBill Lucas
CoachesTommie Aaron (Third Base Coach), Cloyd Boyer (Pitching Coach), Bobby Dews (Bullpen Coach), Alex Grammas (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrad Komminsk (#4)
Attendance769,465
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 76-64 ... Savannah Braves (AA) 60-83 ... Greenwood Braves (A) 78-60 ... Kingsport Braves (Rk) 39-31 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 26-28 ...
Years Available1876-2018

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

 

1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Gary MatthewsofR28156631971923452790186607501356.304.363.502.86531766695.310.198.312.3808.610.81.33.923.434.4
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
1Jerry Royster3b-2bR26154601103164256351358625906708.273.337.349.68621034676.295.076.225.3149.28.71.00.4200.320.7
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
5Bob Horner3b-1bR2112148766153151339802227430369.314.346.552.89826949515.313.238.279.3894.314.43.46.414.832.0
1978- 1-   1-ATL
 
9Pepe FriasssR30140475411231841443220362103513.259.290.320.61015223510.277.061.105.2723.97.11.80.2475.018.7
1966-   UDFA-SFN
 
7Jeff BurroughsofR2811639749891411147227375302714.224.347.348.69513826475.249.124.307.31815.415.81.02.336.129.2
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
3Dale Murphy1bR2310438453106722157613867205512.276.340.469.80918030429.282.193.305.3548.915.61.84.918.328.3
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
2Barry BonnellofR2512737547972031245872655371210.259.311.424.73515935412.275.165.237.3266.313.42.12.931.336.1
1975- 1-   1-PHI
 
17Glenn Hubbard2bR2197325347512032906274312223.231.290.295.5859615357.256.064.129.2687.612.01.60.8108.320.0
1975-20- 473-ATL
 
22Rowland OfficeofL26124277356914223754273321025.249.320.336.6569318307.277.087.188.2998.810.81.20.7138.526.1
1970- 4-  94-ATL
 
11Joe NolancL288923028579342113272830135.248.333.365.6988416261.266.117.226.31510.310.71.01.557.528.1
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
28Mike Lum1bL3311121727546062702183405217.249.304.359.6637812242.268.110.184.2997.414.11.92.536.222.2
1963-   UDFA-MLB
 
20Bruce BenedictcR2376204144611001513331802234.225.331.279.6105711241.245.054.206.28513.77.50.60.00.023.9
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
35Phil NiekropR40441231024600120011927101.195.213.244.457306134.229.049.057.2070.814.219.00.00.025.0
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
15Darrel ChaneyssB316311715195001021193400122.162.277.205.482245137.226.043.214.23113.924.81.80.00.026.3
1966- 2-  33-CIN
 
14Eddie MillerofB22271131235100515252423011.310.350.319.669361123.393.009.168.3064.119.54.80.00.02.9
1975- 2-  41-TEX
 
46Charlie SpikesofR2866931226803210053000213.280.310.462.7724311100.371.182.237.3335.030.06.03.031.042.3
1969- 1-  11-NYA
 
37Eddie SolomonpR28326431330040011603001.203.215.250.46516368.271.047.063.2101.523.516.00.00.023.1
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
29Rick MatulapR2528531500000012306002.094.111.094.2055060.167.000.019.0971.738.323.00.00.00.0
1976-14- 315-ATL
 
4Biff PocorobacB2528386124004117001012.316.422.421.84316446.316.105.289.37915.20.00.00.00.033.3
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
18Larry WhisentonofL221337392101103301001.243.300.351.65113341.265.108.216.2947.37.31.00.00.033.3
1975- 2-  42-ATL
 
43Tony BrizzolarapR2220351100010021401100.029.079.029.1081039.045.000.057.0615.135.97.00.00.00.0
1977- 2-  30-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerpB262627031003001501001.111.143.148.2914129.136.037.074.1363.517.25.00.00.033.3
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
27Larry McWilliamspL2513244520010011402100.208.231.292.5237228.455.084.125.2313.650.014.00.00.040.0
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
25Bob Beall1bB311715122001003400100.133.263.267.5304219.167.134.333.24815.821.11.30.00.0100.0
1970-28- 653-PHI
 
31Mike Macha3bR25613220001001500000.154.214.154.3682014.250.000.077.1807.135.75.00.00.00.0
1976- 1-  10-ATL
 
50Joey McLaughlinpR223711021000000400001.182.182.273.4553111.286.091.091.1990.036.40.00.00.050.0
1974- 2-  29-ATL
 
30Brian AsselstineofL25810110000001200011.100.182.100.2821011.125.000.100.0919.118.22.00.00.00.0
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
26Gene GarberpR316810030001003402000.300.462.300.7623015.500.000.300.37320.026.71.30.00.00.0
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
38Adrian DevinepR27407000000000500000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.071.40.00.00.00.0
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
16Jim Wessinger2bR23107200000001400000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08912.550.04.00.00.00.0
1976- 6- 123-ATL
 
49Preston HannapR2466100000001500000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10214.371.45.00.00.00.0
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
32Bo McLaughlinpR25375000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
40Tommy BoggspR2334110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2270.025.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
48Craig SkokpR31443000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17825.050.02.00.00.00.0
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
39Rick MahlerpR25152010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4540.00.00.00.00.00.0
1975-   UDFA-ATL
 
42Frank LaCortepR2761000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
34Larry BradfordpR29211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1973-19- 442-ATL
 
Batting Totals: (37 players)1605422669138922028126626985049081823623847112.256.318.377.69520433746035.280.377.220.0008.113.61.72.143.026.9 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
35Phil NiekroR40STMLB21203.394444023100342.031116012941113208184111.248.181.082.975.471.844.21.5124.16
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
37Eddie SolomonR28STMLB7144.21313014010186.018498871951962061.268.900.922.474.651.884.74.3333.95
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
29Rick MatulaR25STMLB8104.15282801000171.119390791464673131.5010.140.743.363.521.054.73.4444.19
1976-14- 315-ATL
 
43Tony BrizzolaraR22STMLB695.28201912000107.11337063633645031.5511.150.502.775.371.945.87.4003.27
1977- 2-  30-ATL
 
26Gene GarberR31R/CLMLB6164.3368068005525106.012166511024560051.3710.270.852.044.752.335.60.2733.72
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
24Mickey MahlerL26S/RMLB5115.85261881010100.012372651147714131.7011.070.994.236.391.516.48.3134.24
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
50Joey McLaughlinR22RelMLB532.48370370013569.0542319334400011.287.040.394.435.221.183.00.6253.66
1974- 2-  29-ATL
 
38Adrian DevineR27RelMLB123.24400400010066.2842824825222121.6511.341.083.372.970.883.78.3334.85
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
27Larry McWilliamsL25STMLB325.5613130100066.1694141422322041.389.360.542.984.341.455.56.6003.73
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
48Craig SkokL31RelMLB133.98440440019254.1582624717302031.399.611.162.824.971.764.31.2504.41
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
32Bo McLaughlinR25RelMLB114.89371360012049.2633327216451001.6111.420.362.908.152.815.98.5002.41
1975- 1-  14-HOU
 
49Preston HannaR24S/RMLB112.96642001024.127118115151001.749.990.375.555.551.004.07.5003.88
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
39Rick MahlerR25RelMLB006.1415015005022.0281615411121101.7711.451.644.504.911.096.55.0005.50
1975-   UDFA-ATL
 
34Larry BradfordL29RelMLB100.9521021009219.01152010112211.115.210.004.745.211.102.371.0003.31
1973-19- 442-ATL
 
40Tommy BoggsR23STMLB026.39330000012.2211190410012.0514.920.002.840.710.257.82.0003.76
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
42Frank LaCorteR27RelMLB007.5660600208.19772562001.739.722.165.406.481.207.56.0006.21
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
45Jamie EasterlyL26RelMLB0013.5040400002.27640330004.5523.620.0010.1210.121.0020.25.0003.86
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)66944.1816016028332112834140714967636541324947794510431.419.570.843.164.981.584.88.413  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PGene Garber31MLBp68-10614161131.9680.440.28---68100.042.5Fielding by Day
PPhil Niekro40MLBp44-34231561388.9891.980.25---44100.027.5Fielding by Day
PCraig Skok31MLBp44-5401001101.0000.230.19---44100.027.5Fielding by Day
PAdrian Devine27MLBp40-661124117.7650.330.20---40100.025.0Fielding by Day
PJoey McLaughlin22MLBp37-69482014.8570.320.17---37100.023.1Fielding by Day
PBo McLaughlin25MLBp37-4922105.8000.110.08---37100.023.1Fielding by Day
PEddie Solomon28MLBp31-18612224038.8951.100.18---3296.919.4Fielding by Day
PRick Matula25MLBp28-171152306381.0001.360.22---28100.017.5Fielding by Day
PMickey Mahler26MLBp26-1004131118.9440.650.17---26100.016.3Fielding by Day
PLarry Bradford29MLBp21-1905106.8330.240.26---21100.013.1Fielding by Day
PTony Brizzolara22MLBp20-1077151123.9571.100.21---20100.012.5Fielding by Day
PRick Mahler25MLBp15-2213105.8000.270.18---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
PLarry McWilliams25MLBp13-662171220.9501.460.29---13100.08.1Fielding by Day
PPreston Hanna24MLBp6-24080181.0001.330.33---6100.03.8Fielding by Day
PFrank LaCorte27MLBp6-800101.0000.000.00---6100.03.8Fielding by Day
PJamie Easterly26MLBp4-2010011.0000.250.50---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PTommy Boggs23MLBp3-12030031.0001.000.25---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBruce Benedict23MLBc76--3443563385.9844.990.006522876100.047.5Fielding by Day
CJoe Nolan28MLBc74--3282762361.9834.800.00751768983.146.3Fielding by Day
CDale Murphy23MLBof27--1271552147.9665.260.003261110426.016.9Fielding by Day
CBiff Pocoroba25MLBc7--3933045.9336.000.0083-2825.04.4Fielding by Day
CDarrel Chaney31MLBss-2b1--000000.000.001--631.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDale Murphy23MLBof76--685421561742.9809.570.00---10473.147.5Fielding by Day
1BMike Lum33MLBof-1b51--41430136445.9988.710.00---11145.931.9Fielding by Day
1BBob Horner21MLB3b-1b45--41424732445.9849.730.00---12137.228.1Fielding by Day
1BBob Beall31MLB1b3--9100101.0003.330.00---1717.61.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BGlenn Hubbard21MLB2b91--1932681557476.9685.070.00---9793.856.9Fielding by Day
2BJerry Royster26MLB3b-2b77--170224750401.9835.120.00---15450.048.1Fielding by Day
2BDarrel Chaney31MLBss-2b5--250171.0001.400.00---637.93.1Fielding by Day
2BJim Wessinger23MLB2b2--23106.8332.500.00---1020.01.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBob Horner21MLB3b-1b82--561431511214.9302.430.00---12167.851.3Fielding by Day
3BJerry Royster26MLB3b-2b80--911811512287.9483.400.00---15451.950.0Fielding by Day
3BDarrel Chaney31MLBss-2b4--3101014.9293.250.00---636.32.5Fielding by Day
3BMike Macha25MLB3b3--283013.7693.330.00---650.01.9Fielding by Day
3BBarry Bonnell25MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---1270.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSPepe Frias30MLBss-2b137--2294323279693.9544.820.00---14097.985.6Fielding by Day
SSDarrel Chaney31MLBss-2b39--4080715127.9453.080.00---6361.924.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFGary Matthews28MLBof156--2921284312.9741.950.00---156100.097.5Fielding by Day
OFBarry Bonnell25MLBof124--220842232.9831.840.00---12797.677.5Fielding by Day
OFJeff Burroughs28MLBof110--175871190.9631.660.00---11694.868.8Fielding by Day
OFRowland Office26MLBof97--164420170.9881.730.00---12478.260.6Fielding by Day
OFEddie Miller22MLBof27--7911081.9882.960.00---27100.016.9Fielding by Day
OFCharlie Spikes28MLBof15--1603019.8421.070.00---6622.79.4Fielding by Day
OFLarry Whisenton22MLBof13--28300311.0002.380.00---13100.08.1Fielding by Day
OFMike Lum33MLBof-1b3--600061.0002.000.00---1112.71.9Fielding by Day
OFBrian Asselstine25MLBof1--100011.0001.000.00---812.50.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Tommie AaronThird Base Coach1939-08-05 39Mobile,Alabama MLB1962-19711962-1971
1958-   UDFA-MLB
1B-OF
Cloyd BoyerPitching Coach1927-09-01 51Alba,Missouri MLB1949-19551949-1955   P
Bobby CoxManager1941-05-21 38Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1960-19711968-1969
1959-   UDFA-LAN
3B
Bobby DewsBullpen Coach1939-03-23 40Albany,Georgia --   SS
Alex GrammasFirst Base Coach1926-04-03 53Birmingham,Alabama MLB1954-19631954-1963   SS-3B
Bill LucasGeneral Manager1936-01-25 43Jacksonville,Florida --   IF
Bob MavisScout1918-04-08 61Milwaukee,Wisconsin --   H