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1979 CINCINNATI REDS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  90-71   .559
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  John McNamara
General Manager:   Dick Wagner
Stadium:  Riverfront Stadium
Attendance:  2,356,933
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Fred Norman (36)
Youngest Player:  Frank Pastore (21)
Longest Tenure:  Johnny Bench (13)
Top Hitter:  George Foster (15)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Lamar (#20)

Roster Continuity:  89.46%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
13Dave Concepcionss5731UDFA: 1960MLB1495909116625316841976473056618.281.348.4150245666461925.4.296
25Ray Knight3b-1b29261970-10-231MLB150551641753741079443857344820.318.360.4540250604412966.3.335
22Dan Driessen1b5127UDFA: 1969MLB1505157212924318751156277311276.250.330.4140213589406795.3.260
5Johnny Benchc52311965-2-36MLB130464731281902280426773083411.276.364.4590213538356836.3.284
15George Fosterof15301968-3-55MLB1214406813318330980259105370311.302.386.5611000247505323957.9.334
8Joe Morgan2b3235UDFA: 1963MLB127436701092619322869345111358.250.379.3760164538349796.1.258
29Dave Collinsof-261972-1-9MLB12239659126164335169274822316.318.364.4020159429289615.7.355
30Ken Griffeyof-291969-29-680MLB9538062120274832125363913037.316.374.4710179420275757.3.333
20Cesar Geronimoof7131UDFA: 1967MLB1233563885174438113756211328.239.312.3430122400285403.8.272
26Junior Kennedy2b-281968-1-10MLB8322029607011743283100204.273.355.318070250169274.3.314
7Hector Cruzof-3b-261998-11-343MLB74182244410242701313903118.242.350.385070215149254.5.286
33Paul Blairof-35UDFA: 1962MLB751407214121500112703224.150.209.23603315512740.8.168
9Vic Correllc-331967-9-170MLB48133143112011500142612113.233.309.346046150107153.8.280
23Rick Auerbachss-291969-7-145MLB6210017218111201141901111.210.304.34003411683123.8.247
41Tom Seaverp-341966-1-19MLB337631230280012900402.158.169.276021817000.1.222
51Mike LaCossp-231974-3-71MLB35703910000032500502.129.164.1430107868-3-1.2.200
28Champ Summersof-33UDFA: 1971MLB276010122111101131510001.200.351.317019745073.9.250
34Fred Normanp-36UDFA: 1961MLB34592900060062200603.153.231.153097159-1-0.6.243
42Bill Bonhamp-301968-31-695MLB29573820020001800601.140.140.1750106356-2-0.8.205
12Harry Spilman1b-24UDFA: 1974MLB43567123005007522001.214.323.268015654563.5.235
47Tom Humep-261972-1-16MLB57461810040011700100.174.191.1960948390-0.3.276
31Paul Moskaup-251975-3-70MLB21373310030011300611.081.103.108044542-3-1.6.120
21Arturo DeFreitas1b-26UDFA: 1978MLB23342720040001600011.206.200.26509352900.0.368
35Frank Pastorep-211975-2-46MLB30252400010001000201.160.160.160042724-1-1.4.267
16,19Ken Hendersonof-331967-42-759MLB1013131002000200000.231.231.30804131012.6.273
40Doug Bairp-29UDFA: 1971MLB658000000000500000.000.000.0000088--.000
36Mario Sotop-22UDFA: 1973MLB257240001000200000.571.571.5712000473216.7.800
34Pedro Borbonp-32UDFA: 1966MLB306220000000100000.333.333.333026414.2.400
45Manny Sarmientop-23UDFA: 1972MLB236000000000200100.000.000.0000077--.000
21Rafael Santo Domingoh-23UDFA: 1978MLB76010000001300000.167.286.167017500.2.333
16Ron Oester2b-231974-9-214MLB63000000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
28Sam Mejiasof-27UDFA: 1971MLB72110000000000000.500.500.5000121013.4.500
37,43Dave Tomlinp-301967-29-553MLB532110000000100000.500.500.500012109.91.000
44Doug Capillap-271970-25-593MLB510100000000000001.0001.0001.00020001101--1.000
Totals: (34 players)1615477731144526631132686994761490219736246128.264.338.3967342169621843157844.9.292

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Tom Seaver6341966-1-19MLB1663.1432329500215.018785751661131401.157.830.672.555.480.47.2660.93
51Mike LaCoss35231974-3-71MLB1483.5035326100205.22029280137973331.378.840.573.463.191.08.2771.49
34Fred Norman5136UDFA: 1961MLB11133.6434315000195.11938679145795211.288.890.652.634.380.60.2801.04
42Bill Bonham68301968-31-695MLB973.7929292000175.21738074146078631.338.860.723.074.000.77.2791.16
47Tom Hume12261972-1-16MLB1092.765712203317163.01625450123380201.208.940.661.824.420.41.2851.17
31Paul Moskau-251975-3-70MLB543.8921151010106.1107534695158601.499.060.764.324.910.88.2890.86
35Frank Pastore-211975-2-46MLB674.253092110495.1102474582363201.319.630.762.175.950.37.3080.86
40Doug Bair3929UDFA: 1971MLB1174.2965000421694.193474575186301.538.870.674.878.200.59.3190.71
37,43Dave Tomlin78301967-29-553MLB222.625300017158.159291731830201.329.100.462.784.630.60.3011.17
34Pedro Borbon5732UDFA: 1966MLB223.433000018244.24817172823001.259.670.401.614.630.35.3111.38
45Manny Sarmiento-23UDFA: 1972MLB044.66231005038.24721202723001.4010.940.471.635.350.30.3570.65
36Mario Soto-22UDFA: 1973MLB325.30250007037.133252223032001.697.960.487.237.710.94.3040.61
44Doug Capilla-271970-25-593MLB108.535000006.1766150001.899.951.427.110.00----0.90
44Charlie Leibrandt-221978-9-225MLB000.003000104.1220021000.924.150.004.152.082.00.1670.71
Totals: (34 players)90713.60161161277134401,44014156445761324857733071.438.840.643.034.830.63.284 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnny BenchC126619681011.9860.00 
Vic CorrellC472211921.9920.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dan Driessen1B1431289799112.9930.00 
Harry Spilman1B12622031.0000.00 
Dave Collins1B10641061.0000.00 
Arturo DeFreitas1B637015.9740.00 
Champ Summers1B641514.9790.00 
Johnny Bench1B2131011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Morgan2B1212593291274.9800.00 
Junior Kennedy2B5995144528.9800.00 
Rick Auerbach2B32010.6670.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ray Knight3B1491202621526.9620.00 
Rick Auerbach3B1822622.9330.00 
Junior Kennedy3B402001.0000.00 
Harry Spilman3B429001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave ConcepcionSS14828449527102.9670.00 
Rick AuerbachSS16272825.9650.00 
Junior KennedySS51016021.0000.00 
Ron OesterSS212001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cesar GeronimoOF1182911122.9930.00 
George FosterOF116214741.9820.00 
Ken GriffeyOF93175831.9840.00 
Dave CollinsOF91159242.9760.00 
Hector CruzOF69119824.9840.00 
Paul BlairOF67117310.9920.00 
Champ SummersOF1315110.9410.00 
Sam MejiasOF510001.0000.00 
Ken HendersonOF220001.0000.00 
Arturo DeFreitasOF110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Doug BairP65945911.9331.34 
Tom HumeP5716362721.9431.82 
Dave TomlinP535841031.8242.17 
Mike LaCossP35205153424.9612.15 
Fred NormanP3419542631.9091.38 
Tom SeaverP32215222622.9602.01 
Pedro BorbonP30443711.9092.04 
Frank PastoreP3095513021.0001.70 
Bill BonhamP2917593140.9092.05 
Mario SotoP253712001.0000.73 
Manny SarmientoP233814001.0001.18 
Paul MoskauP2110631923.9171.87 
Doug CapillaP5602001.0002.95 
Charlie LeibrandtP3410011.0002.20 


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