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1979 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  102-57   .642
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Earl Weaver
General Manager:   Hank Peters
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  1,681,009
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Pirates)

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellie Hendricks (38)
Youngest Player:  Dave Ford (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mark Belanger (15)
Top Hitter:  Ken Singleton (6)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Flanagan (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Maples (#45)

Roster Continuity:  86.66%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
33Eddie Murray+1b23231973-3-63MLB1596069017930225991027278291616.295.369.475844.3712886874521156.9.303
29Ken Singleton+of6321967-1-3MLB1595709316829135111311091181161716.295.405.533938.4063046884271288.1.314
1Al Bumbry+of39321968-11-238MLB148569801622917493712437433246.285.336.376712.321214621431815.1.315
25Rich Dauer+2b-3b88261974-1-24MLB14247963123200961013636124815.257.305.355660.296170528384574.0.258
14Lee May+1b7136UDFA: 1961MLB1244565911615019693428100142418.254.297.412709.312188491368503.7.284
11Doug DeCinces+3b-281970-3-65MLB12042267972711661535468350511.230.318.412731.324174484344614.8.236
3Kiko Garcia+ss-2b68251971-3-69MLB126417541031595241193287205114.247.303.362665.300151457343423.3.301
35Gary Roenicke+of46241973-1-8MLB133376609816125641361741241311.261.378.508886.390191453296766.9.261
24Rick Dempsey+c-291967-15-296MLB1243684888230641013837013412.239.307.351658.298129413300443.9.249
7Mark Belanger+ss9935UDFA: 1962MLB10119828336209512933101133.167.273.217490.23843242183131.9.196
38John Lowenstein+of-321968-18-402MLB971973350821134164303713132.254.351.482833.36395232157386.6.257
2Billy Smith+2b-ss-251971-3-59MLB6818918479463310153321711.249.309.434743.32882214151295.2.272
18Pat Kelly+of-34UDFA: 1963MLB68153254411092545202511032.288.367.536903.39282177119327.3.287
8Dave Skaggs+c-281969-6-135MLB631379348011400131400208.248.313.328642.29545152113143.3.270
27Benny Ayala+of-28UDFA: 1971MLB4286152250613006901022.256.298.523821.350459468156.1.219
10Terry Crowley+of-1b-321966-11-216MLB6163820511800141312002.317.449.476925.411307845158.7.388
6Larry Harlow+of-27UDFA: 1971MLB38415111001137400000.268.375.293668.31912483353.9.297
12Wayne Krenchicki+3b-241976-1-7MLB1621141000000000201.190.190.238429.1915232011.0.190
15Mark Corey+of-231976-2-43MLB1313120001100400001.154.154.154308.14021312-1-1.5.222
9Bob Molinaro+of-291968-2-38MLB86000000101300001.000.143.000143.102077--.000
45Tom Chism+1b-ss-241974-2-29MLB63000000000000001.000.000.0000.000034--.000
44Ellie Hendricks+c-38UDFA: 1959MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (22 players)1595371757140125824181717994960884731524254143.261.336.419755--2250610642588125.2.277

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
30Dennis Martinez+624UDFA: 1973MLB15163.66403918300292.1279129119287813291 21.228.590.862.404.060.59.2661.16
46Mike Flanagan+1271973-7-159MLB2393.08393816500265.224510791237019063 01.198.300.782.376.440.37.2831.23
21,32Steve Stone+37311969-4-89MLB1173.7732323000186.0173917831739631 01.328.371.503.534.650.76.2491.13
16Scott McGregor+12251972-1-14MLB1363.3527237230174.2165706519238112 11.088.500.981.194.170.28.2580.69
22Jim Palmer+-33UDFA: 1963MLB1063.3023227010155.2144665712436710 01.208.330.692.493.870.64.2600.75
53Sammy Stewart+-241974-28-589MLB853.5231310101117.296474611717155 11.427.340.845.435.431.00.2561.20
23Tippy Martinez+-291969-35-797MLB1032.883900023378.05929250316161 01.156.810.003.587.040.51.2681.49
26Don Stanhouse+39281969-1-9MLB732.8552000462172.24924234513421 11.386.070.506.324.211.50.2211.28
49Tim Stoddard+-261975-2-44MLB311.712900015358.04412113194730 01.096.830.472.957.290.40.2591.88
59Dave Ford+-221975-1-23MLB212.1092005230.0237727700 01.006.900.602.102.101.00.2190.95
37John Flinn+-241973-2-39MLB000.004000402.220001000 01.126.750.003.370.00--.2221.00
43Jeff Rineer+-231975-3-43MLB000.001000001.000000000 00.000.000.000.000.00--.0001.00
Totals: (22 players)102573.281591595210107301,434127958252218146778636--51.408.030.832.934.930.59.253 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rick DempseyC12461581713.9900.00 
Dave SkaggsC632222441.9840.00 
Ellie HendricksC11010.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Eddie Murray1B157145610710135.9940.00 
Tom Chism1B460001.0000.00 
Terry Crowley1B250011.0000.00 
Lee May1B221022.9130.00 
John Lowenstein1B141011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rich Dauer2B1032132601068.9790.00 
Billy Smith2B63107142533.9800.00 
Kiko Garcia2B253449612.9330.00 
Wayne Krenchicki2B637011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug DeCinces3B120992471321.9640.00 
Rich Dauer3B44219574.9430.00 
Wayne Krenchicki3B79520.8750.00 
Kiko Garcia3B20000.0000.00 
John Lowenstein3B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kiko GarciaSS1131732712166.9550.00 
Mark BelangerSS98110195338.9900.00 
Billy SmithSS51922.8330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Al BumbryOF146367771.9820.00 
Ken SingletonOF143247852.9810.00 
Gary RoenickeOF1302461051.9810.00 
John LowensteinOF72120412.9920.00 
Larry HarlowOF3132010.9700.00 
Benny AyalaOF2438010.9740.00 
Pat KellyOF24360001.0000.00 
Mark CoreyOF11100001.0000.00 
Bob MolinaroOF570001.0000.00 
Kiko GarciaOF221001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don StanhouseP527231612.9502.37 
Dennis MartinezP40292265953.9442.62 
Mike FlanaganP3926544122.9571.53 
Tippy MartinezP397841312.9441.96 
Steve StoneP32186212713.9802.32 
Sammy StewartP31117102713.9742.84 
Tim StoddardP29589510.9332.17 
Scott McGregorP271741021001.0001.60 
Jim PalmerP231551023011.0001.91 
Dave FordP93007001.0002.10 
John FlinnP4210001.0004.09 
Jeff RineerP110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lee MayDH117.0000.00 
Pat KellyDH18.0000.00 
Ken SingletonDH16.0000.00 
Terry CrowleyDH15.0000.00 
Benny AyalaDH10.0000.00 
John LowensteinDH3.0000.00 
Eddie MurrayDH2.0000.00 
Gary RoenickeDH2.0000.00 
Mark CoreyDH1.0000.00 
Larry HarlowDH1.0000.00 


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