Season Information
Team Name
1979 Oakland Athletics
American League
W-L Record
54-108 (.333)   GBL: -34
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
7 / 13 / 25
Runs For/Against
573 / 860   Diff: -287
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1979 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1979Oakland AthleticsAmerican LeagueWestMLB16254108.33334573860-287713306,76326Jim MarshallOakland-Alameda County Coliseumdnq
1979Ogden A'sPacific Coast LeagueSouthernAAA1477275.49013.5709876-1674777,02710Jose PaganJohn Affleck parkdnq
1979Waterbury A'sEastern League-AA1404991.35034.5545697-1526630,3396Edward NottleMunicipal Stadiumdnq
1979Modesto A'sCalifornia LeagueNorthernA+1406674.4717.5790850-604861,0373Gaylen PittsDel Webb Fielddnq
1979Medford A'sNorthwest LeagueSouthernA-713833.5355378402-242534,6562Rich MoralesMiles Fielddnq
5 record(s)
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 Oakland Athletics

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brian AbrahamPLL27AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Michael AltobelliOF-PRR22A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Tony ArmasCF-OFRR25MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Vernon ArmsteadOFRR22AAWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Keith AthertonPRR20MLBWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Eric Attaway1B-OFLL21AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Shooty Babitt2BRR20MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Dave BeardPLR19MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    R.B. BellPLR26AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Dana Berry1BLR0A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Walter BigosPRR22AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Bert BradleyPBR22MLBOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Barton BraunPRR23AAAOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Thomas BrunswickSSRR21AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Derek BryantOFRR27MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Mark BudaskaOFBL26MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Glenn BurkeOFRR26MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Oscar BurnettOF-3BRR0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Keith CallPRR18A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Ernie CamachoPRR24MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Dave Chalk3B-SSRR28MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)TEX
    Darryl CiasCRR22MLBModesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Mark ClaphamPRR0AAWaterbury A's (AA)MIN
    Bret ClelandPRR0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Tim ConroyPLL19MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Kennedy CorzelPRR0A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Ray CoseyHLL23MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Jeff Cox2BRR23MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike DavisOFLL20MLBWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Dennis DeBarrPLL26MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Pat DempseyCRR22AAAOgden A's (AAA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Fred DeVito3BRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Miguel DiloneOFBR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)CHN
    Charles DoughertyPRL19A+Modesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Jim DurrmanCLR21AAMedford A's (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Gordon EakinIFRR0A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Mike Edwards2BRR26MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Terry EnyartPRL28MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Jim EssianCRR28MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark FergusonPRR18AAMedford A's (A-)---
    Bruce Fournier3BLR21AAAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bobby GarrettOFRR22AAMedford A's (A-)---
    Steve Gelfarb1B-OFLL22AAAModesto A's (A+)---
    Danny Goodwin1BLR25MLBOgden A's (AAA)MIN
    John GossePLL0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Bob GrandasSSRR22AAAOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA)---
    Jay GrebSSRR0A+Modesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Randy GreenPRR22AAAOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA)---
    Monroe GreenfieldPRR26AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Lawrence GrooverPBL0AAAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Wayne Gross3BLR27MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Mario GuerreroSSRR29MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis HainesCLR27AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Dave HamiltonPLL31MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Theron HarperC-1BRR20AAMedford A's (A-)---
    Craig HarrisPRR0AAModesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Mack HarrisonSS-2BBR24AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Mike HeathCRR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)TEX
    Dave HeaverloPRR28MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Rickey HendersonLF-OFRL20MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Richard HollowayPRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Tim HosleyCRR32MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ron JensenOFLL0A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    John Henry JohnsonPLL22MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)TEX
    Jeff JonesPRR22MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael KennedySSBR0A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Matt KeoughPRR23MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Brian KingmanPRR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Rob Klebba3BRR23AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Mickey Klutts3BRR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Frank KneuerCRR19AAAModesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Frank KolarekCRR26AAAOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bob LaceyPRL25MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Shaun Lacey3BRR0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Rick LangfordPRR27MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Keith LieppmanSSRR30AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Frederick LundPRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Rick LysanderPRR26MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ronnie MantschPRR0AAModesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Robert Markham1BLL0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Stephen MarlowePRR0A+Medford A's (A-)---
    John McBrainOFLR22A-Medford A's (A-)---
    David McCarthyPLL23A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Steve McCattyPRR25MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Ron McNeelyOFLR25AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Scott MeyerCRR21MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Craig MinettoPLL25MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Allan Minker1BRR21AAWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Craig MitchellPRR25MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Paul Mize2BRR0AAAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Bobby MoorePRR20MLBWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Kelvin Moore1BRL21MLBWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Mike MorganPRR19MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Donald MorrisOFRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Dwayne MurphyOFLR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Larry MurrayOFBR26MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff NewmanC-1BRR30MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Mike NorrisPRR24MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Tad NowakowskiCBR0AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steven OliverPLL0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mitchell PageOFLR27MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Mike PattersonOFLR21MLBOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA)---
    Rob PiccioloSS-2BRR26MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    John PignottiOFRR0A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Milt Ramirez3B-2BRR29MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Daniel RandleOFLL0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Ed RetzerPRR21AAAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Dave Revering1BLR26MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Leroy RobbinsOFRR0AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Steve Roberts3B-OFRR0A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Howard Robinson3B-SSBR21A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Michael RodriguezCRR22AAAOgden A's (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steven SchieldsIFRR0A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Donald SchubertPRR20A+Modesto A's (A+)---
    Peter SlatteryPRR0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    Mark SouzaPLL24MLBOgden A's (AAA)---
    Paul SpillaneCRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Paul Stevens2BBR25AAAOgden A's (AAA), Waterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Paul StockleyOFRR0AAModesto A's (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim ToddPLR31MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    William TolliPRR0A-Medford A's (A-)---
    John TronerudP-OFRR25AAWaterbury A's (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Donald VanMarterPRR0A+Modesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Joe WallisOFBR27MLBOakland Athletics (MLB)---
    Bob WilberOF-1BRR23A+Medford A's (A-)DET
    Joseph Williams1BRR21A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Alan WirthPRR22MLBOakland Athletics (MLB), Ogden A's (AAA)---
    Robert WoodPRR0A+Medford A's (A-)---
    Mike Woodard2BLR19MLBModesto A's (A+)---
    Dennis WyszynskiPRR0AAWaterbury A's (AA), Modesto A's (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike YesenchakPLL0A+Modesto A's (A+), Medford A's (A-)---
    131 record(s)
    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