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1979 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   5th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Herman Franks, Joey Amalfitano
General Manager:   Bob Kennedy
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  1,648,587
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Sizemore (34)
Youngest Player:  George Riley (22)
Longest Tenure:  Rick Reuschel (8)
Top Hitter:  Dave Kingman (7)
Top Pitcher:  Lynn McGlothen (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Jon Perlman (#12)

Roster Continuity:  70.24%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Ivan DeJesusss2326UDFA: 1970MLB16063692180261055224205982211729.283.345.3790241716504894.8.318
22Bill Buckner1b-of47291968-2-25MLB149591721683471466943028261416.284.319.4370258628448945.6.278
28Jerry Martinof5830UDFA: 1971MLB150534741453431973243885330413.272.321.4530242579410825.4.290
10Dave Kingmanof-1b7301970-1-1MLB1455329715319548115424513147087.288.343.61310003265893961167.9.291
16Steve Ontiveros3b54271969-6-136MLB15251958148282457015868771519.285.362.3700192590397745.0.319
8Barry Footec67271970-1-3MLB132429471092601656523449570112.254.316.4270183469335635.1.255
25Scot Thompsonof-1b-231974-1-7MLB1283463610013522943173711138.289.322.3730129368261444.6.316
6Ted Sizemore2b-341966-15-299MLB98330368217022433322537728.248.319.3180105374268373.8.262
26Larry Biittnerof-1b-331968-10-212MLB1112723579133350112123010210.290.339.3930107295206395.1.306
7Bobby Murcerof-33UDFA: 1964MLB5819022494172223362012133.258.374.400076231151335.9.253
27Mike Vailof-271971-4-85MLB8717928608273502142701024.335.379.520100093195127367.6.361
15Steve Dillard2b-3b-281972-2-40MLB8916631476152410172414514.283.351.422070190129265.5.304
20Mick Kelleherss-3b87311969-3-68MLB73142143641010207920814.254.296.296042160119143.1.269
9Tim Blackwellc-261970-13-304MLB631228203101200322511223.164.338.205025159109102.6.202
24Ken Hendersonof-331967-42-759MLB62811119202800151611001.235.361.3330279763114.7.270
48Rick Reuschelp-301970-3-67MLB387981321060172600500.165.233.215017917220.6.245
40Lynn McGlothenp-291968-3-60MLB427161630030011000405.225.236.268019766421.0.262
47Dennis Lampp-261971-3-62MLB3858291001002900700.155.183.172010675600.2.184
39Mike Krukowp-271973-8-184MLB28514162018000820720.314.327.412021624484.8.341
30Ken Holtzmanp-331965-4-61MLB24432103001002900000.233.267.302013453332.8.294
12Steve Macko2b-3b-241977-5-116MLB1940291003004800000.225.295.250010443132.5.281
32Miguel Diloneof-24UDFA: 1972MLB4336141100011552500000.306.342.306011383043.8.355
36Bill Caudillp-221974-8-181MLB29170100000001000400.059.059.059012120-2-2.7.143
49Donnie Moorep-251973-1-3MLB3913020101000500000.154.154.30804131100.7.250
42Bruce Sutterp-261970-21-494MLB6212030003101500200.250.308.25003151111.9.429
32Sam Mejiasof-27UDFA: 1971MLB3111420000002500100.182.308.18202141000.9.333
7Bruce Kimmc-281969-7-145MLB911010000010000000.091.091.091011111--.091
41Dick Tidrowp-321967-4-76MLB6310020001001200200.200.273.20002131001.3.250
18Gene Clinesof-321966-6-115MLB1010020000000100000.200.200.2000210800.7.222
38Willie Hernandezp-24UDFA: 1981MLB528021001000500100.250.250.375039701.8.667
29Steve Davis2b-3b-251976-14-319MLB34000001000000000.000.000.0000044--.000
17Kurt Seibert2b-231976-3-55MLB72200000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
33George Rileyp-221974-4-79MLB42000000000200100.000.000.0000033--.000
45Karl Pagel1b-241976-1-20MLB11000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
46Dave Geiselp-241973-5-112MLB71000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
34Ray Burrisp-281972-17-399MLB141100000001000000.000.500.000002106.1.000
Totals: (36 players)1625550706149425043135663735247876235497742126.269.329.4037322235618243537894.9.289

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
48Rick Reuschel23301970-3-67MLB18123.6236365100239.0251104961675125501.369.450.602.824.710.60.3031.70
40Lynn McGlothen11291968-3-60MLB13144.1242296162212.0236103972755147111.3710.021.152.336.240.37.3170.82
47Dennis Lamp45261971-3-62MLB11103.5038326130200.12239678144686101.3410.020.632.073.860.53.3081.87
39Mike Krukow49271973-8-184MLB994.2128280000164.217284771381119511.549.400.714.436.500.68.3231.19
30Ken Holtzman59331965-4-61MLB694.5923203200117.21337060155344601.5810.171.154.053.371.20.2931.53
41Dick Tidrow52321967-4-76MLB1152.7263000274102.286353154268301.257.540.443.685.960.62.2710.89
42Bruce Sutter32261970-21-494MLB662.22620005637101.1672925332110900.985.950.272.849.770.29.2582.52
36Bill Caudill-221974-8-181MLB174.802912006090.08957481641104321.448.901.604.1010.400.39.3200.66
38Willie Hernandez-24UDFA: 1981MLB445.015120019079.085504483953311.579.680.914.446.040.74.3181.02
49Donnie Moore-251973-1-3MLB145.183910012173.095464282543301.6411.710.993.085.300.58.3551.56
34Ray Burris-281972-17-399MLB006.23140003021.223171501514001.759.550.006.235.821.07.3431.00
35Doug Capilla-271970-25-593MLB012.60131007017.114651710101.217.270.523.635.190.70.2281.09
46Dave Geisel-241973-5-112MLB000.6070003015.01011045000.936.000.002.403.000.80.2080.56
33George Riley-221974-4-79MLB015.5441000013.01698165001.6911.080.694.153.461.20.3411.29
Totals: (36 players)80823.90162162205142441,44715007076271355219334051.369.330.793.245.800.56.305 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Barry FooteC12971363179.9790.00 
Tim BlackwellC632452873.9750.00 
Bruce KimmC930110.9690.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill Buckner1B14012581247118.9950.00 
Larry Biittner1B3223620224.9920.00 
Steve Ontiveros1B171011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ted Sizemore2B962303121568.9730.00 
Steve Dillard2B60111132331.9880.00 
Mick Kelleher2B295284316.9780.00 
Steve Macko2B101821041.0000.00 
Steve Davis2B201001.0000.00 
Kurt Seibert2B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve Ontiveros3B142982682327.9410.00 
Mick Kelleher3B32174024.9660.00 
Steve Dillard3B93611.9000.00 
Steve Macko3B4312001.0000.00 
Mike Vail3B201001.0000.00 
Steve Davis3B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ivan DeJesusSS1602355073297.9590.00 
Mick KelleherSS1492414.9710.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jerry MartinOF1442971164.9810.00 
Dave KingmanOF13924011123.9540.00 
Scot ThompsonOF100161753.9710.00 
Bobby MurcerOF541104001.0000.00 
Larry BiittnerOF4446340.9250.00 
Mike VailOF3951320.9640.00 
Ken HendersonOF2319010.9500.00 
Sam MejiasOF237010.8750.00 
Miguel DiloneOF22270001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dick TidrowP63102720011.0002.38 
Bruce SutterP6210191530.8892.14 
Willie HernandezP517941110.9371.71 
Lynn McGlothenP422121515001.0001.27 
Donnie MooreP397361520.9132.59 
Dennis LampP38200174533.9542.79 
Rick ReuschelP36239274939.9622.86 
Bill CaudillP2990511011.0001.60 
Mike KrukowP281641112031.0001.26 
Ken HoltzmanP2311781110.9501.46 
Ray BurrisP142134001.0002.97 
Doug CapillaP13170510.8332.63 
Dave GeiselP71520001.0001.20 
George RileyP41313001.0002.77 


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