1979 Los Angeles Dodgers season: Wikis

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1979 Los Angeles Dodgers
Major league affiliations
Location
1979 information
Owner(s) Walter O'Malley
General manager(s) Al Campanis
Manager(s) Tommy Lasorda
Local television KTTV (11)
Local radio KABC
Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett, Ross Porter
KTNQ
Jaime Jarrin, Rudy Hoyos

The 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers finished the season in third place in the Western Division of the National League. Near the end of the season, owner Walter O'Malley died and the ownership of the team went to his son Peter.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 90 71 -- .559
Houston Astros 89 73 1.5 .549
Los Angeles Dodgers 79 83 11.5 .488
San Francisco Giants 71 91 19.5 .438
San Diego Padres 68 93 22 .422
Atlanta Braves 66 94 23.5 .413

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Davey Lopes Second baseman
Bill Russell Shortstop
Reggie Smith Right fielder
Steve Garvey First baseman
Ron Cey Third baseman
Dusty Baker Left fielder
Rick Monday Center fielder
Steve Yeager Catcher
Burt Hooton Starting pitcher

Notable transactions

Round 1: Steve Howe
Round 3: Don Crow
Round 13: Greg Brock
Round 17: Orel Hershiser
Round 24: Morris Madden[5]

Roster

1979 Los Angeles Dodgers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Thomasson, GaryGary Thomasson 115 315 78 .248 14 45

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League Del Crandall
AA San Antonio Dodgers Texas League Don LeJohn
A Lodi Dodgers California League Stan Wasiak
A Clinton Dodgers Midwest League Dick McLaughlin
Rookie Lethbridge Dodgers Pioneer League Gail Henley


Teams in BOLD won League Championships

Notes

References

External links


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