Season Information
Team Name
1979 Boston Red Sox
American League
W-L Record
91-69 (.569)   GBL: -11.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 3 / 5
Runs For/Against
841 / 711   Diff: +130
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
1979Boston Red SoxAmerican LeagueEastMLB1609169.56911.5841711130332,353,1146Don ZimmerFenway Parkdnq
1979Pawtucket Red SoxInternational League-AAA1406674.47119.5582595-1355147,4205Joe MorganMcCoy Stadiumdnq
1979Bristol Red SoxEastern League-AA1397366.52510674635393366,8444Tony TorchiaMuzzy Fielddnq
1979Winston-Salem Red SoxCarolina League-A+1408555.6070675599761168,7021Bill SlackErnie Shore Fielddnq
1979Winter Haven Red SoxFlorida State LeagueNorthernA+1377958.5770555462931228,00210Rac SliderChain of Lakes ParkLeague Champions
1979Elmira PioneersNew York-Penn LeagueYawkeyA-693435.4938.5431395362535,0714Dick BerardinoDunn Fielddnq
6 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 Boston Red Sox

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John AckleyOFRR17AAAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Roscoe Alburtis1BRR22AABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Gary AllensonCRR24MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Oscar BaldwinPRR20A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Marty Barrett2BRR21MLBWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Mark BaumPRR19AABristol Red Sox (AA), Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Del BenderOFRR22A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Eduardo BerroaOFRR17A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Lloyd BessardOFRR19A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Bob BirrellPRL21AAABristol Red Sox (AA), Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Wade Boggs3BLR21MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Sam BowenOFRR26MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Raymond BoyerOFRR25AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA), Bristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Jack Brohamer2BLR29MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Craig BrooksOFLR22AAAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Thomas BrummerCLR21A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Erwin BryantSSRR22AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Tom BurgmeierPLL35MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Rick BurlesonSSRR28MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Mike BurnsPRR24AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Dennis BurttPBR21MLBWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Barry ButeraSS-3BLR23AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bill CampbellPRR30MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Paul CarlanderPRR22AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Rick ColbertCRR19AAAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Julio Collazo3BRR22A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Stephen CollinsPRR23A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Edward ConnorsPRR19A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Richard CookePLL22A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Steve CrawfordPRR21MLBWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chuck DalePRR21AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Gordon DavisPLL22A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    William DavisPRR20A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Brian DenmanPRR23MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    David Denton2BRR24AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Thomas DeSantoPRR20A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Dick DragoPRR34MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Frank DuffySSRR32MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Jim DwyerOFLL29MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis EckersleyPRR24MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Glenn Eddins3BRR21AAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Dwight EvansRF-OFRR27MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Ronald Evans3BRR25AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    James FabianoSSRR21A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Al FaustPRR23AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA), Bristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Joel FinchPRR22MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Carlton FiskCRR31MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Steven FortuneOF-1BLL20A-Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Otis Foster1BRR25AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA), Bristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Jay FredlundOFRR21AAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rich GedmanCLR19MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Gene GentileOFLL20AAAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Scott GeringPRR19AAAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Frank GillOF-2BLR22A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Gary GivensPRR22AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Lee GrahamOFLL19MLBWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Jackie GutierrezSSRR19MLBElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Garry HancockOF-1BLL25MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Ron HarringtonCRR24AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Frank HarrisPRR23AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Andy HasslerPLL27MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)NYN, NYN
    Donald HayfordPRR18A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Butch Hobson3BRR27MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Glenn HoffmanSS-3BRR20MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Dave HoltC-1BLR21AAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Mike HowardPRR21AAAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Danny Huffstickler3BRR21A-Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Ken HuizengaOFRR25AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Alvin HulbertPRR20A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Buddy Hunter2B-3BRR31MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Bruce HurstPLL21MLBBristol Red Sox (AA), Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Clint JohnsonPLR23AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Ed JurakSS-3BRR21MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark KaeterleSSRR20A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Kevin KanePRR19AAAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Jerry KingPRR20AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    David KozaOF-1BRL24AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Pete LaddPRR22MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)HOU, HOU
    Roger LaFrancoisCLR22MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Russell LaribeeOFLR22AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    John LaRosePLL27MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Eddie LeeOFRR21A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Ronald LeeSSRR0A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    John LickertCRR19MLBWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Fred LynnOFLL27MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Keith MacWhorterPRR23MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Andrew MaddenPRR19A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Gus MalespinIFRR20A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Tom McCarthyPRR18MLBElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Steve McQueenSSRR20A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Andy MerchantCLR28MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Jerry MiklosiSSRR21A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Bill MoloneyPLL23AAAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Bob MontgomeryCRR35MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    John Morgan3BRR23AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    James MugeleIFRR0A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Reid NicholsOFRR20MLBWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike O'BerryCRR25MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Bob OjedaPLL21MLBWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Mike OngaratoOFRR24AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Stan Papi3B-2BRR28MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Robert ParkerOFRR22A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Danny ParksPRR24AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA), Bristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Juan PauttOFRR21AAAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Keith PeckaOFRL21A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Bruce PoolePLL25AABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Tom PoquetteOFLR27MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)KCA
    Lee PruittOF-CLR21AAElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Gary PurcellOFRR25AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Russ QuettiSSRR22AAAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chuck RaineyPRR24MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Win RemmerswaalPRR25MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Jerry Remy2BLR26MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Steve RenkoPRR34MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Jim RiceLF-OFRR26MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Allen RipleyPRR26MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Martin RivasPRR20AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Noel RomanIFRR21AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Arturo Samaniego2BRR19A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Chuck Sandberg1BLL21AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Jack SauerPRR23AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Mark SaundersPRR0A-Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Steve SchaeferPRR18A-Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Andy Schardt1BRR23A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Dave SchmidtCRR22MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Steven SchneckPRR23AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    William SchoppPRR0A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)SFN
    George Scott1BRR35MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)KCA, NYA
    Edgardo Serrano2BRR21A-Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Steve ShieldsPRR20MLBWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Ted Sizemore2BRR34MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)CHN
    Stanley Smith1BBR19A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Mike SmithsonPLR24MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Bobby SprowlPLL23MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA), Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)HOU
    Bob StanleyPRR24MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Dave Stapleton1B-2BRR25MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Carlton SteeleOFRR25AABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Kevin StephensonPRR25AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Marc SullivanCRR20MLBWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Burke SuterPRR26AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Miguel Tavera3BBR19A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Jim TellerOFRR21A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Leonard ThompsonCRR20A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Mike TorrezPRR32MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Wayne TremblayPLL18AElmira Pioneers (A-)---
    John TudorPLL25MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB), Pawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    David Tyler3BRR24AAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Julio ValdezSSBR23MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Frank VazquezSSRR18A+Elmira Pioneers (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Timothy WadsworthC-1BRR0A+Winter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Chico Walker3B-LFBR21MLBBristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Dave WallacePRR31MLBPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Richard WallerPRR25AAAPawtucket Red Sox (AAA)---
    Jim WatkinsOFLR21AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Bob Watson1B-OFRR33MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)HOU
    Daniel WeppnerPRL20A+Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Reggie WhittemoreOFRR22AAAWinston-Salem Red Sox (A+)---
    Jim Wilson3BRR22AAABristol Red Sox (AA)---
    Larry Wolfe3B-2BRR26MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Jackie Wright3BRR19AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    Jim WrightPRR28MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Carl YastrzemskiOFLR39MLBBoston Red Sox (MLB)---
    Ken YoungOFBR22AAWinter Haven Red Sox (A+)---
    163 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