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1979 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 53-109 .327
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 613-862 -249
Manager(s): Roy Hartsfield
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 1,431,651 19/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jay Schroeder (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Harry Warner
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bobby Doerr
Pitching Coach: Bob Miller
Third Base Coach: Jackie Moore

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Howell (#4), John Mayberry (#6), Butch Edge (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), Balor Moore (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2Danny Ainge2B203082673
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1910125821728.237.264.286550.049.091.2844.83154.088329
1Bob BailorOF274145095
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11
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5
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38148362762456.229.288.287575.058.159.2400.75414.0119459
22Rick BosettiOF2561959161
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35
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2
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8
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6513122270306717.260.282.362644.102.139.2793.1877.4224654
5Bobby BrownOF2510100000002100000.000.167.000167.000.200.0000.50--012
30J.J. CannonOF251421430
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512213400302.211.217.254471.042.120.27134.00142.036146
21Rico CartyDH3946148118
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26
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012
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55314645140421.256.321.390711.134.239.2600.9838.4180511
9Rick CeroneC2546947112
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4
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6114374011345.239.292.358650.119.192.2461.0867.0168513
8Bob DavisC2789611
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2
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80061510507.124.179.180359.056.124.1372.5089.016100
11Luis Gomez3B-2B271631139
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00111061700207.239.266.282548.043.086.2672.83--46171
4Alfredo GriffinSS2162481179
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31211640595016410.287.328.364692.077.149.3121.48312.0227684
29Pedro Hernandez200100000000000000-----------00
13Roy Howell3B2551160126
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72144291641312.247.302.405707.159.235.2722.1734.1207557
17Tim Johnson2B2986616
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060181500202.186.255.233488.047.128.2251.88--2096
5Craig Kusick1B3054311
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7007710012.204.290.333623.130.259.1961.0027.01862
10John Mayberry1B3046461127
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21
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74116960571210.274.366.461827.188.336.2750.8722.1214536
39Dave McKay2B291561934
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00121171910505.218.252.276528.058.103.2482.71--43168
5Bob Robertson1B322913
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1003900000.103.188.207395.103.207.1053.0029.0632
27Tony SolaitaDH321021427
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1300171600022.265.364.422786.157.324.2910.9451.043121
19Otto VelezOF282744579
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4801464532208.288.391.529920.241.405.2990.9818.3145322
35Ted WilbornOF-DH2012300000011700100.000.077.00077.000.000.0007.00--014
20Alvis WoodsOF2543657121
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3664402810747.278.335.385720.108.204.2850.7087.2168487
Batting Totals1652542361313622533495562755644866336216538131.251.306.363669.112.198.2691.4857.119685974
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
44Tom Buskey326103.4244000407787433301025443011.258.431.142.855.011.76
24Tom Underwood259163.6933321210022721311393239512711091.368.440.913.775.041.34
32Jackson Todd27015.9112100703240262177142011.4711.251.971.973.942.00
37Dave Stieb21884.331818710012913970621148523141.459.700.773.353.631.08
45Tom Murphy33125.501000050182311111860001.7211.500.504.003.000.75
38Balor Moore28574.863416509013913585751779518181.548.741.105.123.300.65
46Dyar Miller330010.801000050152718183572002.1316.201.803.004.201.40
46Steve Luebber2900-1000000211010000------
40Mark Lemongello23196.2918102050839764581434402031.5810.521.523.694.341.18
23Dave Lemanczyk288103.71222011310143137655912456311061.278.620.762.833.971.40
5Craig Kusick30004.5010001033221000000.756.752.250.000.00--
34Jesse Jefferson302105.5134102012111615075711945432021.6811.641.473.493.340.96
47Phil Huffman216185.77313121001732201301112568565301.6611.451.303.542.910.82
45Steve Grilli30000.0010000021000010000.504.500.000.004.50--
36Jerry Garvin23012.74810000221597210140121.095.870.783.915.481.40
25Dave Freisleben27234.9542200263911015750553356121.699.990.495.243.460.66
16Butch Edge22345.1999100051603230624194011.6210.381.044.153.290.79
18Jim Clancy23275.481211200063654439831332001.509.141.134.364.641.06
33Mike Willis28038.3317100702635272511683011.8911.670.335.332.670.50
Pitching Totals531094.853571624461181114171537862763165594613647401.509.761.053.773.891.03
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick CeroneC136560681310.9800.00
Bob DavisC321141121.9840.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John Mayberry1B1351192746129.9950.00
Craig Kusick1B2016315414.9780.00
Bob Robertson1B9547061.0000.00
Tim Johnson1B7272021.0000.00
Tony Solaita1B6394081.0000.00
Otto Velez1B6292021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Danny Ainge2B861982611167.9770.00
Dave McKay2B46119148737.9740.00
Tim Johnson2B256252521.9580.00
Luis Gomez2B202938210.9710.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy Howell3B1331082902028.9520.00
Luis Gomez3B222137091.0000.00
Bob Bailor3B9716001.0000.00
Tim Johnson3B921621.9000.00
Dave McKay3B202001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alfredo GriffinSS15327250136124.9560.00
Luis GomezSS15204116.9840.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick BosettiOF16246618134.9740.00
Alvis WoodsOF1272511092.9670.00
Bob BailorOF1182101632.9870.00
Otto VelezOF73130341.9710.00
J.J. CannonOF50815011.0000.00
Ted WilbornOF77010.8750.00
Bobby BrownOF480001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom BuskeyP447851911.9602.76
Dave FreislebenP429131311.9411.58
Jesse JeffersonP34116102241.8892.48
Balor MooreP3413942241.8671.68
Tom UnderwoodP3322763652.8941.67
Phil HuffmanP31173730001.0001.92
Dave LemanczykP22143122022.9412.01
Mark LemongelloP188381520.9202.49
Dave StiebP18129123111.9773.00
Mike WillisP172615001.0002.06
Jim ClancyP1263111001.0001.71
Jackson ToddP123263001.0002.52
Dyar MillerP101521001.0001.79
Tom MurphyP101835011.0003.98
Butch EdgeP95117001.0001.41
Jerry GarvinP82211011.0000.81
Steve GrilliP120000.0000.00
Craig KusickP130000.0000.00
Steve LuebberP100000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rico CartyDH129.0000.00
Tony SolaitaDH26.0000.00
Otto VelezDH9.0000.00
Roy HowellDH4.0000.00
Bob RobertsonDH4.0000.00
Ted WilbornDH4.0000.00
Alvis WoodsDH2.0000.00
Danny AingeDH1.0000.00
Bob BailorDH1.0000.00
Craig KusickDH1.0000.00


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