Season Information
Team Name
1979 New York Yankees
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-71 (.556)   GBL: -13.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
4 / 4 / 7
Runs For/Against
734 / 672   Diff: +62
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Todd Demeter (2-51)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
3
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1901-2020
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1979 New York Yankees Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    19Rick Anderson251P-OF6-2210RR1953-12-25Inglewood,CA
    1972-  1-   5-NYA
    MLB1979-19801972-19880.000US
    45Jim Beattie242P6-6220RR1954-07-04Hampton,VA
    1975-  4-  91-NYA
    MLB1978-19861975-19860.000US
    26Juan Beniquez298OF-DH5-11165RR1950-05-13San Sebastian,PR
    1968-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1971-19881969-19880.000PR
    2Paul Blair3516OF-3B6-0171RR1944-02-01Cushing,OK
    1961-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1964-19801962-19800.000US
    58Bobby Brown251OF-3B6-1205BR1954-05-24Norfolk,VA
    1972- 11- 264-BAL
    MLB1979-19851972-19850.000US
    53Ray Burris287P-DH6-5200RR1950-08-22Idabel,OK
    1972- 17- 399-CHN
    MLB1973-19871972-19870.000US
    10Chris Chambliss3091B-DH6-1212LR1948-12-26Dayton,OH
    1970-  1-   1-CLE
    MLB1971-19881970-19880.000US
    43Ken Clay253P-1B6-3195RR1954-04-06Lynchburg,VA
    1972-  2-  38-NYA
    MLB1977-19811972-19810.000US
    39Ron Davis232P6-4207RR1955-08-06Houston,TX
    1976-  3-  56-CHN
    MLB1978-19881976-19900.000US
    20Bucky Dent277SS-3B5-11181RR1951-11-25Savannah,GA
    1970-  1-   6-CHA
    MLB1973-19841970-19840.000US
    18Brian Doyle2422B-SS5-10160LR1955-01-26Louisville,KY
    1972-  4-  76-TEX
    MLB1978-19811972-19820.000US
    31Ed Figueroa306P6-1190RR1948-10-14Ciales,PR
    1966-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1974-19811966-19820.000PR
    17Oscar Gamble2911OF-DH5-11165LR1949-12-20Ramer,AL
    1968- 16- 363-CHN
    MLB1969-19851968-19850.000US
    59Damaso Garcia2222B-SS6-0185RR1957-02-07Moca,DR
    1975-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1978-19891975-19890.000DR
    54Rich Gossage278P-DH6-3217RR1951-07-05Colorado Springs,CO
    1970-  9- 204-CHA
    MLB1972-19941970-19940.000US
    52Mike Griffin221P6-5197RR1957-06-26Colusa,CA
    1976-  3-  60-TEX
    MLB1979-19891977-19890.000US
    49Ron Guidry285P-OF5-11160LL1950-08-28Lafayette,LA
    1971-  3-  67-NYA
    MLB1975-19881971-19890.000US
    27Brad Gulden232C-1B5-11180LR1956-06-10New Ulm,MN
    1975- 17- 408-LAN
    MLB1978-19861975-19860.000US
    46Don Hood297P-DH6-2180LL1949-10-16Florence,SC
    1969-  1-  17-BAL
    MLB1973-19831969-19830.000US
    29Catfish Hunter3315P-1B6-0195RR1946-04-08Hertford,NC
    1964-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1965-19791965-19790.000US
    44Reggie Jackson3313OF-DH6-0200LL1946-05-18Wynecote,PA
    1966-  1-   2-KC1
    MLB1967-19871966-19870.000US
    25Tommy John3616P6-3185RL1943-05-22Terre Haute,IN
    1961-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1963-19891961-19890.000US
    41Cliff Johnson318DH-1B6-4225RR1947-07-22San Antonio,TX
    1966-  5-  83-HOU
    MLB1972-19861967-19860.000US
    27Jay Johnstone3314OF-1B6-1175LR1945-11-20Manchester,CT
    1963-  0-   0-ANA
    MLB1966-19851963-19850.000US
    2Darryl Jones281OF-DH5-10175RR1951-06-05Meadville,PA
    1972-  5- 110-NYA
    MLB1979-19791977-19790.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    36Jim Kaat4021P-DH6-4217LL1938-11-07Zeeland,MI
    1957-  0-   0-WS1
    MLB1959-19831957-19830.000US
    53Bob Kammeyer282P6-4210RR1950-12-02Kansas City,KS
    1972- 21- 492-NYA
    MLB1978-19791970-19800.000US
    36Paul Mirabella252P6-2196LL1954-03-20Belleville,NJ
    1976-  1-  21-TEX
    MLB1978-19901976-19900.000US
    15Thurman Munson3211C-DH5-11191RR1947-06-07Akron,OH
    1968-  1-   4-NYA
    MLB1969-19791968-19790.000US
    2Bobby Murcer3313OF-DH5-11180LR1946-05-20Oklahoma City,OK
    1964-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1965-19831964-19850.000US
    38Jerry Narron231C-1B6-3205LR1956-01-15Goldsboro,NC
    1974-  6- 132-NYA
    MLB1979-19871974-19880.000US
    9Graig Nettles34133B-OF6-0185LR1944-08-20San Diego,CA
    1965-  4-  74-MIN
    MLB1967-19881966-19880.000US
    14Lou Piniella3513OF-DH6-2199RR1943-08-28Tampa,FL
    1962-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1964-19841963-19840.000US
    34Len Randle3093B-2B5-10169BR1949-02-12Long Beach,CA
    1970-  1-  10-WS2
    MLB1971-19821969-19820.000US
    30Willie Randolph2452B-DH5-11171RR1954-07-06Holly Hill,SC
    1972-  7- 167-PIT
    MLB1975-19921972-19920.000US
    56Dave Righetti201P6-4210LL1958-11-28San Jose,CA
    1977-  1-   9-TEX
    MLB1979-19951977-19950.000US
    17Mickey Rivers3010OF-DH5-10165LL1948-10-31Miami,FL
    1969-  2-  40-ATL
    MLB1970-19841969-19840.000US
    47Bruce Robinson252C-OF6-1185LR1954-04-16La Jolla,CA
    1975-  1-  21-OAK
    MLB1978-19801973-19840.000US
    41George Scott35141B-3B6-2215RR1944-03-23Greenville,MS
    1962-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1966-19791962-19790.000US
    50Roger Slagle251P6-3190RR1953-11-04Wichita,KS
    1976-  1-  19-NYA
    MLB1979-19791974-19820.000US
    12Jim Spencer31121B-DH6-2195LL1947-07-30Hanover,PA
    1969- 42- 909-SE1
    MLB1968-19821965-19820.000US
    57Roy Staiger2943B-2B6-0195RR1950-01-06Tulsa,OK
    1970-  1-  24-NYN
    MLB1975-19791975-19800.000US
    11Fred Stanley3111SS-2B5-10167RR1947-08-13Farnhamville,IA
    1966-  8- 143-HOU
    MLB1969-19821966-19820.000US
    23Luis Tiant3816P5-11190RR1940-11-23Mariano,CU
    1962-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1964-19821959-19820.000CU
    19Dick Tidrow328P6-4213RR1947-05-14San Francisco,CA
    1967-  4-  76-CLE
    MLB1972-19841967-19840.000US
    24Dennis Werth2611B-C6-1200RR1952-12-29Lincoln,IL
    1974- 19- 437-NYA
    MLB1979-19821974-19840.000US
    6Roy White3515OF-DH5-10172BR1943-12-27Los Angeles,CA
    1961-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1965-19791962-19790.000US
    47 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system