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1979 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 706-707 -1
Manager(s): Herman Franks, Joey Amalfitano
General Manager: Bob Kennedy
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,648,587 12/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jon Perlman (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joey Amalfitano
Bullpen Coach: Gene Clines
First Base Coach: Cookie Rojas
Pitching Coach: Mike Roarke
Third Base Coach: Peanuts Lowrey

#1 Draft Picks

Barry Foote (#3), Scot Thompson (#7)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
26Larry BiittnerOF-1B332723579
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3
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50112123010210.290.339.393732.103.180.3061.1090.7107295
9Tim BlackwellC26122820
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3
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1
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01200322511223.164.333.205538.041.303.2020.78--25158
22Bill Buckner1B2959172168
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34
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7
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14
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66943028261416.284.317.437754.152.212.2780.9342.2258626
34Ray BurrisP281100000001000000.000.500.000500.0001.000.0000.00--02
36Bill CaudillP221701
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00000001000400.059.059.059118.000.000.143----121
18Gene Clines321002
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0000000100000.200.200.200400.000.000.222----210
29Steve Davis2B254000001000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
11Ivan DeJesusSS2663692180
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26
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10
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5
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5224205982211729.283.343.379722.096.195.3181.39127.2241714
15Steve Dillard2B281663147
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6
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1
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5
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2410172414514.283.348.422770.139.247.3041.4133.270189
32Miguel DiloneOF24361411
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00011552500000.306.342.306648.000.333.3552.50--1138
8Barry FooteC2742947109
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26
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016
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56523449570112.254.308.427735.172.259.2551.4426.8183464
46Dave GeiselP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
24Ken HendersonOF33811119
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2
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02
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800151611001.235.354.333687.099.284.2701.0740.52796
38Willie HernandezP24802
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001000500100.250.250.375625.125.125.667----39
30Ken HoltzmanP3343210
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001002900000.233.267.302569.070.116.2944.50--1345
20Mick Kelleher3B-2B311421436
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4
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010207920814.254.287.296583.042.106.2691.29--42158
7Bruce KimmC281101
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0000010000000.091.091.091182.000-.091.091----111
10Dave KingmanOF3053297153
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5
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48
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115424513147087.288.338.613951.325.414.2912.9111.1326585
39Mike KrukowP2751416
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01
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8000820720.314.302.412714.098.098.341--51.02160
47Dennis LampP265829
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001002900700.155.183.172355.017.052.1844.50--1067
12Steve Macko2B244029
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003004800000.225.295.250545.025.125.2812.00--1044
28Jerry MartinOF3053474145
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34
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3
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73243885330413.272.318.453771.182.249.2902.2428.1242576
40Lynn McGlothenP2971616
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0030011000405.225.236.268504.042.056.26210.00--1976
32Sam MejiasOF271142
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0000002500100.182.308.182490.000.182.3332.50--214
49Donnie MooreP251302
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01000500000.154.154.308462.154.154.250----413
7Bobby MurcerOF331902249
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2223362012133.258.371.400771.142.326.2530.5627.176230
16Steve Ontiveros3B2751958148
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57015868771519.285.354.370724.085.195.3191.17129.8192583
45Karl Pagel241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
48Rick ReuschelP3079813
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060172600500.165.233.215448.051.127.2453.71--1791
33George RileyP222000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
17Kurt Seibert2B232200000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
6Ted Sizemore2B343303682
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2433322537728.248.313.318631.070.167.2620.78165.0105371
42Bruce SutterP261203
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0003101500200.250.308.250558.000.167.4295.00--315
25Scot ThompsonOF2334636100
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2943173711138.289.320.373693.084.136.3162.18173.0129367
41Dick TidrowP321002
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0001001200200.200.273.200473.000.100.2502.00--213
27Mike VailOF271792860
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3502142701024.335.379.520899.184.251.3611.9325.693195
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
34Ray Burris006.14140003021231715015140011.739.410.006.145.730.93-1.643
42Bruce Sutter662.236200056371016729253321109000.985.970.272.859.803.44-.566
33George Riley015.544100001316981650021.6911.080.694.153.460.83-2.500
48Rick Reuschel18123.623636510023925110496167512550101.369.450.602.824.711.67-1.667
49Donnie Moore145.183910012173954642825433021.6411.710.993.085.301.72-1.706
40Lynn McGlothen13144.12422961622122361039727551471131.3710.021.152.336.242.67-1.201
47Dennis Lamp11103.513832613020022396781446861051.3410.030.632.073.871.87-2.090
39Mike Krukow994.2028280000164172847713811195131.539.380.714.426.491.47-1.205
30Ken Holtzman694.582320320011713370601553446061.5810.141.144.043.360.83-2.000
38Willie Hernandez445.015120019079855044839533141.579.680.914.446.041.36-1.262
46Dave Geisel000.607000301510110450010.936.000.002.403.001.25-2.000
36Bill Caudill174.80291200609089574816411043241.448.901.604.1010.402.54-.608
35Doug Capilla012.65131007017146517101001.247.410.533.715.291.43-1.182
41Dick Tidrow1152.7163000274102863531542683021.247.510.443.675.941.62-1.110


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