Season Information
Team Name
1979 Chicago Cubs
League
National League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
80-82 (.494)   GBL: -18
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
5 / 7 / 17
Runs For/Against
706 / 707   Diff: -1
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Jon Perlman (1-12)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
12
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1871-2020
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1979 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1979Chicago CubsNational LeagueEastMLB1628082.49418706707-1571,648,58712Herman Franks, Joey AmalfitanoWrigley Fielddnq
1979Wichita AerosAmerican AssociationWestAAA1365779.41915.5629682-534892,6118Jack HiattLawrence-Dumont Stadiumdnq
1979Midland CubsTexas LeagueWesternAA1357659.5630854760941289,9153Randy HundleyCubs StadiumLost in Semi-Finals
1979Quad Cities CubsMidwest LeagueSouthernA1337756.5790666570961289,2561Jim NapierJohn O'Donnell StadiumLeague Champions
1979Geneva CubsNew York-Penn LeagueWrigleyA-695019.72504702672031122,8288Bob HartsfieldMcDonough ParkLost in Finals
1979Gulf Coast CubsGulf Coast League-Rk511932.37313.5306367-617700Ken Rudolph---dnq
6 record(s)
Glossary:
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1979 Chicago Cubs

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  • A
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jerome AhlertSSRR21AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Tim AlbertOFLR10AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Jesus AlfaroIFRR20AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Michael AllenPRR24AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Shane AllenIFRR18AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Juan AraujoOFLL20RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Terry AustinOFRR18A+Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    B
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John Bargfeldt1B-OFLR23A+Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Pete BazanCLR20AAAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Calvin BealPRR24AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Philip BelmonteIFRR0AAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Anthony BiaforeSS-3BRR0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Larry BiittnerOF-1BLL33MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Tim BlackwellCBR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Rob BlythPRR22AAAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Derek BotelhoPRR22MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Bill Buckner1B-OFLL29MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Ray BurrisPRR28MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)NYN, NYA, NYN
    Tom ButlerPBL23AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    C
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Doug CapillaPLL27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)CIN, CIN
    Tim CarrollOFRR21AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Bill CaudillPRR22MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Norm ChurchillPRL21AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Randy ClarkPRR19AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Robert ClarkPLL21AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Gene ClinesOFRR32MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Joey ColePRR20AQuad Cities Cubs (A), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bruce ComptonOFBR20AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Russell CrawfordPRR0A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Gregg CretenIFRR22A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    James CroutPLL0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    D
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve Davis2B-3BRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Ivan DeJesusSSRR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Puchy DelgadoOFBL25MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Bobby DeloachOFRR12AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Mike Diaz1B-OFRR19MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Steve Dillard2B-3BRR28MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Miguel DiloneOFBR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)OAK
    Kevin DrurySSRR22AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    E
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bill EarleyPRL23MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Billy EversCRR25AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    F
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Javier Fierro3BRR24AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Jesus FigueroaOFLL22MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Joseph Fiori2B-3BRR0A+Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Scott FletcherSS-2BRR20MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Barry FooteCRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    G
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ray GaultPRR0AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Dave GeiselPLL24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Carlos GilPRR20AAAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mark GilbertOFBR22MLBQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Mike GodleyOFBR23AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Mike GordonCBR25MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Bob GorinskiOFRR27MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)NYN
    Eric GormanPLL19RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Eric Grandy1B-OFRR24AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Tom GrantOFLR22MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    H
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mel HallLF-OFLL18MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Bryan HardyPLL21A+Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Bill HarrisPLL24AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Bill HayesCRR21MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Ken HendersonOFBR33MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)CIN
    Joe HernandezOFRL26AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Willie HernandezPLL24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Joe Hicks1BRR21AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Gordon Hodgson3BRR21A+Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Ken HoltzmanPRL33MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    J
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Al JavierOFRR25MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Tom Johnson1BRR18AAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    K
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Greg KeatleyCRR25AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Mick KelleherSS-3BRR31MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Mike KelleyOFLL21AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Bruce KimmCRR28MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)DET
    Dave KingmanOF-1BRR30MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Bubba KizerSSRR22AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    David KnollOFRR0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Craig Kornfeld2B-SSRR21AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Gene Krug1BLL24MLBWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Mike KrukowPRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Stan KylesPRR18AAAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    L
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis LampPRR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Randy LavigneOFRR22AAAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Jack LedbetterPRR22AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Carlos LezcanoOFRR23MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    James LockettOFLL0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    M
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Henry MackPRR20AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Steve Macko2B-3BLR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Robert MaddenPRR0AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Jared MartinOFLL23AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Jerry MartinOFRR30MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Carmelo MartinezOF-1BRR18MLBGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Tito Martinez1BLL21RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Randy MartzPLR23MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Ted MayCLR20AAMidland Cubs (AA), Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Joe McClainP-1BRR23AAAMidland Cubs (AA), Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Richard McClurePRR21A+Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Lynn McGlothenPLR29MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    James McManusPRR0A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Sam MejiasOFRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)CIN
    James Messmer3BRR21A+Quad Cities Cubs (A)PIT
    John MiglioPLL18AAAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Glenn MillhauserOFRR0AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Tim MillnerOFRR22AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Gerry MimsPRL21AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    James MitchellSSLL0AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Edwin MohrOFRR21A+Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Donnie MoorePLR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Edmund MoorePRR22AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    William MorganOFRR20AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Dennis MorkOFLL0AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Tom MorrisP---L0AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Bobby MurcerOFLR33MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)NYA
    O
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve Ontiveros3BBR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Kirk OrtegaCRR21AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Dave OwenSS-3BBR21MLBQuad Cities Cubs (A), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    P
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Karl Pagel1BLL24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Mark ParkerPLR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Jon PerlmanPLR22MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    R
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Richard RenwickPRR0AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Rick ReuschelPRR30MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    George RileyPLL22MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Chuck RogersPLR25AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Wayne RohlfingOFRR22AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Dan Rohn2B-3BLR23MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Brian RosinskiOFLR22AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    S
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark ScheiwePRR18AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Herman SegelkePRR21MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Kurt Seibert2BBR23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Paul SemallPRR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)NYA
    Manny SeoanePRR24MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Howie Shapiro2BLR0A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Michael ShepstonCRR22AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Ted Sizemore2BRR34MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)BOS
    Lee SmithPRR21MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Sidney SmithOFRR0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Ray SoffPRR20MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Thomas SpinoPRR20AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    John StockstillSSRR19AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Don Stricklen3B-SSRR22AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Bruce SutterPRR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Felix SwaggertyPRR19A+Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    T
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael ThompsonPLL20AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Scot ThompsonOF-1BLL23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Dick TidrowPRR32MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)NYA
    Jim TracyOFLR23MLBWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    William TrapaniPLL0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Ted TrevinoCRR21AAMidland Cubs (AA), Quad Cities Cubs (A)---
    Robert TriplettCRR20A-Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike TurgeonSSBR23AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Darrell TurnerPRR24AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    U
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jack Upton1B-3BRR22AAAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    V
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike VailOFRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Mark VajiOFRL18A+Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Vincent ValentiniPRR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Anthony Veith1BRR0A-Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Steve ViskasPRR19AAAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    W
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Andrew Walker3B-OFRR21AQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    David WatsonPLL0A-Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Craig WeissmannPRR18AAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Byron WilkersonPBR24AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Mark WilkinsPRR19AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Jim WilloughbyPRR30MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)PIT
    James Wilson2BRR0AAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Darrell Woodard2BRR22MLBWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Michael WrightPRR20AAQuad Cities Cubs (A)---
    164 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached