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1979 San Diego Padres
Major league affiliations
Location
1979 information
Owner(s) Ray Kroc
Manager(s) Roger Craig
Local television XETV
Local radio KFMB (AM)
(Jerry Coleman, Dave Campbell)

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

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Tim Flannery (Sep 3)
  • Pitchers:
    • Tom Tellmann (Jun 9) [5]

Roster

1979 San Diego Padres 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
1B Briggs, DanDan Briggs 104 227 47 .207 8 30
2B González, FernandoFernando González 114 323 70 .217 9 34
CF Richards, GeneGene Richards 150 545 152 .279 4 41
RF Winfield, DaveDave Winfield 159 597 184 .308 34 118

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bevacqua, KurtKurt Bevacqua 114 297 75 .253 1 34
Fahey, BillBill Fahey 73 209 60 .287 3 19
Johnstone, JayJay Johnstone 75 201 59 .294 0 32
Evans, BarryBarry Evans 56 162 35 .216 1 14
Hargrove, MikeMike Hargrove 52 125 24 .192 0 8
Perkins, BroderickBroderick Perkins 57 87 23 .264 0 8
Flannery, TimTim Flannery 22 65 10 .154 0 4

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, RandyRandy Jones 39 263 11 12 3.63 112
Eichelberger, JuanJuan Eichelberger 3 21 1 1 3.43 12

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rasmussen, EricEric Rasmussen 45 156.2 6 9 3.27 54
D'Acquisto, JohnJohn D'Acquisto 51 133.2 9 13 4.92 137

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Fingers, RollieRollie Fingers 54 9 9 13 4.52 65
Lee, MarkMark Lee 46 2 4 5 4.29 25
Kinney, DennisDennis Kinney 13 0 0 0 3.50 11

Awards and honors

1979 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Dick Phillips
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Glenn Ezell and Rusty Gerhardt
A Reno Silver Sox California League Eddie Watt
Short-Season A Walla Walla Padres Northwest League Curt Daniels

[6]

Notes

  1. ^ Oscar Gamble page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Fred Kuhaulua page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bob Geren page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Dave Wehrmeister page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ http://www.thebaseballcube.com/statistics/1979/24.shtml
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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