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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Ivan DeJesus+ss2326UDFA: 1970MLB16063692180261055224205982211729.283.345.379724.328241716504894.8.318
22Bill Buckner+1b-of47291968-2-25MLB149591721683471466943028261416.284.319.437756.331258628448945.6.278
28Jerry Martin+of5830UDFA: 1971MLB150534741453431973243885330413.272.321.453774.341242579410825.4.290
10Dave Kingman+of-1b7301970-1-1MLB1455329715319548115424513147087.288.343.613956.4063265893961167.9.291
16Steve Ontiveros+3b54271969-6-136MLB15251958148282457015868771519.285.362.370732.331192590397745.0.319
8Barry Foote+c67271970-1-3MLB132429471092601656523449570112.254.316.427742.326183469335635.1.255
25Scot Thompson+of-1b-231974-1-7MLB1283463610013522943173711138.289.322.373694.311129368261444.6.316
6Ted Sizemore+2b-341966-15-299MLB98330368217022433322537728.248.319.318637.287105374268373.8.262
26Larry Biittner+of-1b-331968-10-212MLB1112723579133350112123010210.290.339.393732.328107295206395.1.306
7Bobby Murcer+of-33UDFA: 1964MLB5819022494172223362012133.258.374.400774.35076231151335.9.253
27Mike Vail+of-271971-4-85MLB8717928608273502142701024.335.379.520899.39493195127367.6.361
15Steve Dillard+2b-3b-281972-2-40MLB8916631476152410172414514.283.351.422773.34070190129265.5.304
20Mick Kelleher+ss-3b87311969-3-68MLB73142143641010207920814.254.296.296592.27242160119143.1.269
9Tim Blackwell+c-261970-13-304MLB631228203101200322511223.164.338.205542.27425159109102.6.202
24Ken Henderson+of-331967-42-759MLB62811119202800151611001.235.361.333694.324279763114.7.270
48Rick Reuschel+p-301970-3-67MLB387981321060172600500.165.233.215448.21217917220.6.245
40Lynn McGlothen+p-291968-3-60MLB427161630030011000405.225.236.268504.22719766421.0.262
47Dennis Lamp+p-261971-3-62MLB3858291001002900700.155.183.172356.16610675600.2.184
39Mike Krukow+p-271973-8-184MLB28514162018000820720.314.327.412739.32621624484.8.341
30Ken Holtzman+p-331965-4-61MLB24432103001002900000.233.267.302569.25813453332.8.294
12Steve Macko+2b-3b-241977-5-116MLB1940291003004800000.225.295.250545.25910443132.5.281
32Miguel Dilone+of-24UDFA: 1972MLB4336141100011552500000.306.342.306648.30011383043.8.355
36Bill Caudill+p-221974-8-181MLB29170100000001000400.059.059.059118.05312120-2-2.7.143
49Donnie Moore+p-251973-1-3MLB3913020101000500000.154.154.308462.1954131100.7.250
42Bruce Sutter+p-261970-21-494MLB6212030003101500200.250.308.250558.2643151111.9.429
7Bruce Kimm+c-281969-7-145MLB911010000010000000.091.091.091182.08211111--.091
32Sam Mejias+of-27UDFA: 1971MLB3111420000002500100.182.308.182490.2492141000.9.333
41Dick Tidrow+p-321967-4-76MLB6310020001001200200.200.273.200473.2302131001.3.250
18Gene Clines+of-321966-6-115MLB1010020000000100000.200.200.200400.181210800.7.222
38Willie Hernandez+p-24UDFA: 1981MLB528021001000500100.250.250.375625.27439701.8.667
29Steve Davis+2b-3b-251976-14-319MLB34000001000000000.000.000.0000.000044--.000
17Kurt Seibert+2b-231976-3-55MLB72200000000100000.000.000.0000.000022--.000
33George Riley+p-221974-4-79MLB42000000000200100.000.000.0000.000033--.000
34Ray Burris+p-281972-17-399MLB141100000001000000.000.500.000500.35502106.1.000
46Dave Geisel+p-241973-5-112MLB71000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
45Karl Pagel+1b-241976-1-20MLB11000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
Totals: (36 players)1625550706149425043135663735247876235497742126.269.329.403732--2235618243537894.9.289

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
48Rick Reuschel+23301970-3-67MLB18123.6236365100239.0251104961675125510 01.369.450.602.824.710.60.3031.70
40Lynn McGlothen+11291968-3-60MLB13144.1242296162212.023610397275514713 11.3710.021.152.336.240.37.3170.82
47Dennis Lamp+45261971-3-62MLB11103.5038326130200.1223967814468615 01.3410.020.632.073.860.53.3081.87
39Mike Krukow+49271973-8-184MLB994.2128280000164.21728477138111953 11.549.400.714.436.500.68.3231.19
30Ken Holtzman+59331965-4-61MLB694.5923203200117.2133706015534466 01.5810.171.154.053.371.20.2931.53
41Dick Tidrow+52321967-4-76MLB1152.7263000274102.28635315426832 01.257.540.443.685.960.62.2710.89
42Bruce Sutter+32261970-21-494MLB662.22620005637101.167292533211090 00.985.950.272.849.770.29.2582.52
36Bill Caudill+-221974-8-181MLB174.802912006090.0895748164110434 21.448.901.604.1010.400.39.3200.66
38Willie Hernandez+-24UDFA: 1981MLB445.015120019079.08550448395334 11.579.680.914.446.040.74.3181.02
49Donnie Moore+-251973-1-3MLB145.183910012173.09546428254332 01.6411.710.993.085.300.58.3551.56
34Ray Burris+-281972-17-399MLB006.23140003021.22317150151401 01.759.550.006.235.821.07.3431.00
35Doug Capilla+-271970-25-593MLB012.60131007017.11465171010 01.217.270.523.635.190.70.2281.09
46Dave Geisel+-241973-5-112MLB000.6070003015.0101104501 00.936.000.002.403.000.80.2080.56
33George Riley+-221974-4-79MLB015.5441000013.0169816502 01.6911.080.694.153.461.20.3411.29
Totals: (36 players)80823.90162162205142441,447150070762713552193340--51.369.330.793.245.800.56.305 

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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