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1979 Batting Debuts

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    Danny Ainge1979-05-21TORCLE92b20.065Box | PBP433---1---------R
    1977- 15- 389-TOR
    Neil Allen1979-04-15NYNPHI9p21.080Box | PBP1---------------R
    1976- 11- 253-NYN
    German Barranca1979-09-02KCANYA2pr22.317Box | PBP1---------------L
    1974-  0-   0-KCA
    Tony Bernazard1979-07-13MONSDN82b22.322Box | PBP2-----1--21-----B
    1973-  0-   0-MON
    Tony Brizzolara1979-05-19ATLSFN9p22.124Box | PBP2---------------R
    1977-  2-  30-ATL
    Tom Brookens1979-07-10DETMIN83b25.333Box | PBP3-1-----1-------R
    1975-  1-   4-DET
    Bobby Brown1979-04-05TORKCA7lf24.315Box | PBP4---------------B
    1972- 11- 264-BAL
    Derek Bryant1979-04-24OAKNYA5ph27.197Box | PBP1--------------1R
    1973-  8- 191-OAK
    Kelvin Chapman1979-04-05NYNCHN22b22.306Box | PBP522---1---------R
    1975-  0-   0-NYN
    Tom Chism1979-09-13BALTOR2ss24.127Box | PBP1---------------L
    1974-  4-  36-BAL
    Mark Corey1979-09-01BALMIN3ph-rf23.302Box | PBP2--------------1R
    1976-  2-  43-BAL
    Rod Craig1979-09-11SEATEX7rf21.241Box | PBP412-------------B
    1977-  0-   0-SEA
    Tim Flannery1979-09-03SDNSFN12b21.338Box | PBP3-1---1----1----L
    1978-  6- 135-SDN
    John Fulgham1979-06-19SLNSDN9p23.009Box | PBP11-------11-2---R
    1976-  1-  15-SLN
    Kirk Gibson1979-09-08DETNYA7ph22.102Box | PBP1---------1-----L
    1978-  1-  12-DET
    Dan Gonzales1979-04-07DETTEX9ph25.188Box | PBP1---------------L
    1972-  2-  43-DET
    Dan Graham1979-06-08MINBOS8ph24.323Box | PBP1---------------L
    1977- 24- 604-KCA
    Al Greene1979-07-23DETCHA7ph24.256Box | PBP1---------------L
    1976-  0-   0-DET
    Brian Harper1979-09-29CALTEX8ph19.348Box | PBP2---------1-----R
    1977-  4-  85-CAL
    John Harris1979-09-26CALKCA5pr-1b25.012Box | PBP2---------------L
    1976- 29- 638-CAL
    Mickey Hatcher1979-08-03LANSFN43b24.140Box | PBP------1--1------R
    1977-  5- 124-LAN
    Danny Heep1979-08-31HOUNYN9ph22.058Box | PBP1---------------L
    1978-  2-  37-HOU
    Rickey Henderson1979-06-24OAKTEX1lf20.181Box | PBP4-21---1--------R
    1976-  4-  96-OAK
    Gary Holle1979-06-02TEXBAL1ph24.295Box | PBP1---------------R
    1976- 13- 292-MIL
    Darryl Jones1979-06-06NYAMIN6dh28.001Box | PBP3111--------1---R
    1972-  5- 110-NYA
    Player NameGame DateTeamOppLnPosAgeBoxscoreABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPBaDraft Info
    Lynn Jones1979-04-13DETTEX8cf26.101Box | PBP312----1-1------R
    1974- 10- 239-CIN
    Alan Knicely1979-08-12HOUATL9ph-c24.085Box | PBP2---------1----1R
    1974-  3-  63-HOU
    Wayne Krenchicki1979-06-15BALMIN22b24.271Box | PBP4-1-------------L
    1976-  1-   7-BAL
    Rusty Kuntz1979-09-01CHAMIL2lf24.208Box | PBP3---------1-----R
    1977- 11- 261-CHA
    Mike Macha1979-04-20ATLSDN63b25.061Box | PBP4---------------R
    1976-  1-  10-ATL
    Steve Macko1979-08-18CHNSDN52b24.345Box | PBP1---------------L
    1977-  5- 116-CHN
    Rick Matula1979-04-08ATLHOU9p25.136Box | PBP2---------------R
    1976- 14- 315-ATL
    Jerry Narron1979-04-13NYACHA3c23.088Box | PBP1---------------L
    1974-  6- 132-NYA
    Randy Niemann1979-05-20HOUSDN9p23.186Box | PBP2---------1-----L
    1975-  2-  30-NYA
    Dickie Noles1979-07-05PHINYN9p22.227Box | PBP1---------1-----R
    1975-  4-  84-PHI
    Mike O'Berry1979-04-08BOSCLE9c24.352Box | PBP3-1---------1--1R
    1975- 22- 516-BOS
    Rick Peters1979-09-08DETNYA9ph-2b23.291Box | PBP1---------1-----B
    1977-  7- 161-DET
    John Poff1979-09-08PHICHN1ph26.319Box | PBP-1-------1------L
    1974-  0-   0-PHI
    Rafael Santo Domingo1979-09-07CINLAN9ph23.287Box | PBP---------1------B
    1974-  0-   0-CIN
    Kurt Seibert1979-09-03CHNSLN7ph23.322Box | PBP1---------1-----B
    1976-  3-  55-CHN
    Rick Sofield1979-04-06MINOAK7rf22.110Box | PBP2---------------L
    1975-  1-  13-MIN
    Joe Strain1979-06-28SFNHOU72b25.058Box | PBP3---------------R
    1976-  0-   0-SFN
    Tom Tellmann1979-06-09SDNSLN9p25.071Box | PBP1---------------R
    1976- 11- 245-SDN
    Jesus Vega1979-09-05MINKCA3ph23.326Box | PBP1---------------R
    1975-  0-   0-MIL
    Dennis Werth1979-09-17NYACLE2ph26.261Box | PBP1---------------R
    1974- 19- 437-NYA
    Tom Wiedenbauer1979-09-14HOUSFN4cf20.313Box | PBP1-11--2---------R
    1976-  7- 145-HOU
    Ted Wilborn1979-04-05TORKCA6cf20.109Box | PBP3---------2-----B
    1976-  4-  88-NYA
    47 record(s)

    1979 Pitching Debuts

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    Brian Allard1979-08-08TEXDET221.216Box | PBP-------2222-33---11------R
    1976-  4-  84-TEX
    Neil Allen1979-04-15NYNPHI121.080Box | PBP-11----6733-11---24------R
    1976- 11- 253-NYN
    Rick Anderson1979-09-18NYACLE225.266Box | PBP-------2.1111-4----10------R
    1972-  1-   5-NYA
    Bob Babcock1979-07-22TEXKCA229.330Box | PBP-------1.1211112---7------R
    1967-  0-   0-PIT
    Joe Beckwith1979-07-21LANMON224.173Box | PBP-----1-2222111---9------R
    1977-  2-  46-LAN
    Ralph Botting1979-06-28CALTEX224.047Box | PBP-------0.2766------10------L
    1974-  7- 154-CAL
    Roy Branch1979-09-11SEATEX126.060Box | PBP-11----5.2755132---26------R
    1971-  1-   5-KCA
    Tony Brizzolara1979-05-19ATLSFN122.124Box | PBP--1----6622-331--27106574914148R
    1977-  2-  30-ATL
    Bill Caudill1979-05-12CHNHOU322.302Box | PBP-----1-31---141-113------R
    1974-  8- 181-SLN
    Craig Chamberlain1979-08-12KCADET122.190Box | PBP1-11---9611-26---34------R
    1978-  1-   2-KCA
    Mike Chris1979-07-31DETTEX221.295Box | PBP-------1333------6------L
    1977-  1-  10-DET
    Gary Christenson1979-09-01KCANYA326.118Box | PBP-------2433-12---10------L
    1971- 13- 306-DET
    Mark Clear1979-04-04CALSEA222.311Box | PBP-----1-2.11---32---11------R
    1974-  8- 171-PHI
    Richard Dotson1979-09-04CHACAL120.237Box | PBP--1----1.1555-2----11------R
    1977-  1-   7-CAL
    Craig Eaton1979-09-05KCAMIN524.363Box | PBP-----1-1-----1---3------R
    1974-  6- 138-KCA
    Steve Eddy1979-06-13CALTOR121.295Box | PBP--1----6877-31--130------R
    1975- 19- 433-CAL
    Butch Edge1979-08-13TOROAK123.025Box | PBP1-1----6.2611-26---29------R
    1974-  1-   6-MIL
    Mark Esser1979-04-22CHACLE223.020Box | PBP-----1-1.11---2----7------L
    1977-  8- 160-CHA
    Terry Felton1979-09-28MINMIL421.333Box | PBP-----1-2-----1---6------R
    1976-  2-  34-MIN
    Bob Ferris1979-09-12CALCHA424.127Box | PBP-----1-12111-11--5------R
    1976-  2-  30-CAL
    Joel Finch1979-06-12BOSKCA222.295Box | PBP-------52---121--16------R
    1974-  9- 212-BOS
    John Fulgham1979-06-19SLNSDN123.009Box | PBP1-11---98---16---37------R
    1976-  1-  15-SLN
    Jerry Don Gleaton1979-07-11TEXCHA121.299Box | PBP--1----3633-111-117------L
    1979-  1-  17-TEX
    Mike Griffin1979-09-17NYACLE322.082Box | PBP-------1222-11---6------R
    1976-  3-  60-TEX
    Bill Gullickson1979-09-26MONPIT620.218Box | PBP-----1-12--------4------R
    1977-  1-   2-MON
    Player NameGame DateTeamOppSeqAgeBoxscoreWLGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkHBBFPitStrBalFouCalSwThDraft Info
    Guy Hoffman1979-07-04CHACLE222.359Box | PBP-------21---21---9------L
    1978-  0-   0-CHA
    Fred Howard1979-05-26CHACAL122.265Box | PBP-11----3.1544-22--118------R
    1976-  6- 110-CHA
    LaMarr Hoyt1979-09-14CHAOAK324.256Box | PBP-----1-1---------3------R
    1973-  5- 109-NYA
    Phil Huffman1979-04-10TORCHA120.294Box | PBP1-1----6711--3---25------R
    1977-  2-  36-SFN
    Brian Kingman1979-06-28OAKKCA124.336Box | PBP--1----5.2444-332--24------R
    1973- 12- 271-CAL
    Pete Ladd1979-08-17HOUPHI423.030Box | PBP-----1-1----1----4------R
    1977- 25- 620-BOS
    Charlie Leibrandt1979-09-17CINSFN322.347Box | PBP-------21---2----81468---L
    1978-  9- 225-CIN
    Jim Lewis1979-09-12SEATEX223.335Box | PBP-------1.16111-----9------R
    1977-  0-   0-SEA
    Rick Mahler1979-04-20ATLSDN425.257Box | PBP-------0.1---------1------R
    1975-  0-   0-ATL
    Renie Martin1979-05-09KCATEX323.252Box | PBP-----111.1211------5------R
    1977- 19- 486-KCA
    Rick Matula1979-04-08ATLHOU125.136Box | PBP-11----7622--3---27------R
    1976- 14- 315-ATL
    Randy Niemann1979-05-20HOUSDN123.186Box | PBP--1----7511-4--1-30------L
    1975-  2-  30-NYA
    Dickie Noles1979-07-05PHINYN122.227Box | PBP-11----5433124---19------R
    1975-  4-  84-PHI
    Jesse Orosco1979-04-05NYNCHN322.003Box | PBP-----1-0.1---------1------L
    1978-  2-  41-MIN
    Frank Pastore1979-04-04CINSFN521.225Box | PBP-----1-31----2---10------R
    1975-  2-  46-CIN
    Dave Patterson1979-06-09LANCHN322.318Box | PBP-----1-1.2----3----8------R
    1976-  2-  44-LAN
    Dan Petry1979-07-08DETMIL120.237Box | PBP-11----7.11033-12---31------R
    1976-  4-  74-DET
    Gordie Pladson1979-09-07HOUSFN623.037Box | PBP-----1-11----1---466---3R
    1973-  0-   0-HOU
    Dan Quisenberry1979-07-08KCACHA326.150Box | PBP-----1-2.22--------8------R
    1975-  0-   0-KCA
    Chuck Rainey1979-04-08BOSCLE224.268Box | PBP-------3111-131--11------R
    1974-  1-  19-BOS
    Jeff Reardon1979-06-17NYNATL323.259Box | PBP1----1-11-----1--4------R
    1973- 23- 527-MON
    Win Remmerswaal1979-08-03BOSMIL225.147Box | PBP-----1-3311134---14------R
    1974-  0-   0-BOS
    Dave Righetti1979-09-16NYADET120.291Box | PBP--1----5333163---21------L
    1977-  1-   9-TEX
    George Riley1979-09-15CHNPHI322.343Box | PBP-------2311------9------L
    1974-  4-  79-CHN
    Jeff Rineer1979-09-30BALCLE224.089Box | PBP-------1---------2------L
    1975-  3-  43-BAL
    Player NameGame DateTeamOppSeqAgeBoxscoreWLGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkHBBFPitStrBalFouCalSwThDraft Info
    Bruce Robbins1979-07-28DETTOR119.321Box | PBP-11----6422--3---22------L
    1977- 14- 343-DET
    Bert Roberge1979-05-28HOUSDN324.237Box | PBP-----1-2----2----7------R
    1976- 17- 385-HOU
    Dewey Robinson1979-04-06CHABAL223.343Box | PBP-----1-1.2-----2---5------R
    1977- 19- 467-CHA
    Randy Scarbery1979-04-16CHATOR226.297Box | PBP1------3.2411-311--16------R
    1973-  1-  23-OAK
    Dave Schuler1979-09-17CALKCA425.347Box | PBP-----1-1.22221--1--7------L
    1975- 10- 223-CLE
    Mike Scott1979-04-18NYNMON223.357Box | PBP-------2311--1---9------R
    1976-  2-  37-NYN
    Kim Seaman1979-09-28SLNNYN422.144Box | PBP-----1-2----23---8------L
    1976-  4-  80-NYN
    Roger Slagle1979-09-07NYADET325.306Box | PBP-----1-2-----2---6------R
    1976-  1-  19-NYA
    Kevin Stanfield1979-09-14MINTEX223.269Box | PBP-------0.1---------1------L
    1976-  7- 126-MIN
    Dave Stieb1979-06-29TORBAL121.341Box | PBP-11----66552251--26------R
    1978-  5- 106-TOR
    Tom Tellmann1979-06-09SDNSLN225.071Box | PBP-------2.27551-1---15------R
    1976- 11- 245-SDN
    John Tudor1979-08-16BOSCHA125.194Box | PBP--1----2.2633-21---15------L
    1976-  3-  57-BOS
    Pat Underwood1979-05-31DETTOR122.110Box | PBP1-1----8.13---14---28------L
    1976-  1-   2-DET
    Rafael Vasquez1979-04-06SEACAL320.281Box | PBP-----1-1311------6------R
    1975-  0-   0-PIT
    Sandy Wihtol1979-09-07CLETOR224.097Box | PBP-------1422--1---7------R
    1974-  2-  28-CLE
    Eric Wilkins1979-04-11CLETEX122.122Box | PBP-11----4522-42--121------R
    1977-  6- 141-CLE
    Gary Wilson1979-04-13HOUSFN224.143Box | PBP-------0.21111--1--3------R
    1976-  1-   2-HOU
    67 record(s)