Season Information
Team Name
1979 Cleveland Indians
American League
W-L Record
81-80 (.503)   GBL: -22
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
6 / 10 / 16
Runs For/Against
760 / 805   Diff: -45
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
1979Cleveland IndiansAmerican LeagueEastMLB1618180.50322760805-456101,011,64422Jeff Torborg, Dave GarciaCleveland Stadiumdnq
1979Tacoma TugsPacific Coast LeagueNorthernAAA1477473.50356996871224181,4434Gene DusanCheney Stadiumdnq
1979Chattanooga LookoutsSouthern LeagueWesternAA1447569.5218697704-734107,7806Woody SmithEngel Stadiumdnq
1979Waterloo IndiansMidwest LeagueNorthernA1358154.6000706618881170,1964Cal EmeryMunicipal StadiumLost in Finals
1979Batavia TrojansNew York-Penn LeagueWrigleyA-713734.5211437736893441,3761Tom TrebelhornDwyer Stadiumdnq
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 Cleveland Indians

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Craig AdamsOFRR21AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Vic AlburyPLL32MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Gary AlexanderCRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Bob AlliettaCRR27MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Dell AlstonOFLR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Roberto Alvarez3B-2BRR0AAAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Larry AndersenPRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Thomas Anderson1BLL20AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Dane AnthonyPRR19AABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    John ArnoldPLL22AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Ronnie ArpPRR0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    John AsbellPRR0AWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark BajusPLL17ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Ricky BakerOFBR21AAABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Chris BandoCBR23MLBChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Len BarkerPRR23MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Richard BarnhartPRR0AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Allan BaumanPLL21ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Juan BerenguerPRR24MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)NYN, NYN
    John BohnetPBL18MLBBatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Bobby BondsOFRR33MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Juan Bonilla2BRR24MLBChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Rick BorchersPRL24AAATacoma Tugs (AAA), Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Tom BrennanPRR26MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Tom BrownPRR29MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Dominick BullingerPLL22AAAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    John Buszka1B-OFLL0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Wayne Cage1BLL27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Reid CassidyPRR0AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Carmen CastilloOFRR21MLBWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    George Cechetti1BLL18AAABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Mike Champion2BRR24MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Bruce ChaneyIFRR21AAWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Joe CharboneauOFRR24MLBChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Rich ChilesOFLL29MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Jim ClancyPRR23MLBBatavia Trojans (A-)TOR
    Marcus ClarkOFLL0AWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    David ClydePLL24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Rick ColzieIF-PRR27AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Ted Cox3B-OFRR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Victor CruzPRR21MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Bobby CuellarPRR26MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Paul DadeOF-3BRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)SDN
    Sam DavisOFRR0AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Luis DeLeonSSBR23AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Bo DiazCRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Scott DwyerPRR0AWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Jerry DybzinskiSSRR23MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rob EllisOF-3BRR28MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Daryl FazzioCLR0ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Ronald FeeP---L0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Robin FusonPRR20AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Louis GanciPRR0AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Vassie GardnerOFRR23AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Wayne GarlandPRR28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Lynn GarrettSSRR0AAAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Gordon GlaserPRR21AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Tim GlassCRR21AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    William HallstromSSRR24AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Mike Hargrove1BLL29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)SDN
    Toby Harrah3B-SSRR30MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Craig HarveyCRR23AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Ron HasseyCLR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Todd HeimerPLL24AAATacoma Tugs (AAA), Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Keith HendryPRR20AWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Gary HinsonSSRR22AAWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    John HobanP---R0A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Ralph Hodge1BRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Victor HolmstedtPRR23AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Don HoodPLL29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)NYA
    Larry HrynkoPRR21AAABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Donald Hubbard1B-3BRR21AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Dave Hudgens1BLL22MLBWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Rod HudsonCRR0A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Robert HusseyPRR0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Luis IsaacCRR33AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael JakubowiczPRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Cliff Johnson1B-CRR31MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)NYA
    Greg JohnsonPRR0AAWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)CAL, CAL
    Kirk JonesPRR0A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Duane Kuiper2BLR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael LaPorteOF------0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Jerry LarisonPRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Ron LeachPLL20A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Larry Lintz2B-SSBR29MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Lawrence LocascioCRR0ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Angelo Logrande1BRR21AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Jack LopezSSRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Matt MakiP---L0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Sheldon MalloryOFLL25MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Rick ManningOFLR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Tommy MartinezP-OFRR0AWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Tom McGoughPRR23AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Steve McMurrayOFRR0A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Bryan MeierC-3BRR0ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Gary MelsonPRR26AAATacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    George MerryPLL0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Weston MitchellSSRR0AABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Sid MongePBL28MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve NarleskiPRR23AAATacoma Tugs (AAA), Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Carl NicholsonPRR0AAATacoma Tugs (AAA), Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Donald NicoletOF-3BRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Terry NormanPLL0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Tim NorridCLR24AAATacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Jim NorrisOFLL30MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Jack NuismerPRR21AAABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave Oliver2BLR28MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Frank OsmulskiCRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike PaxtonPRR25MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Peter PeltzSSRR0AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    George PloucherPLL23AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Ron PruittOF-CRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Nate PuryearPRR24AAATacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Randy RambisPRR0AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Albert RauschSSRR0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Francis ReganPRR0A+Waterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Chris RehbaumOFLL18ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Sal Rende1BLL23AAATacoma Tugs (AAA), Chattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Paul ReuschelPRR32MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Kevin RhombergOFRR23MLBChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Raymond RichardPRR0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Dave RiveraOFRR21AAAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Stephen RochePRR19AABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Dave Rosello2B-SSRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Edwin SaavedraOFRR19AAAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Horace SpeedOFRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Sam SpencePRR21AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Dan SpillnerPRR27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Mike StantonPBR26MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Gerald StutzriemPRL0ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John TeisingPLL24AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Andre Thornton1BRR29MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Jeff TomskiCRR22AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA)---
    Samuel TorresIFRR0A-Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Lloyd TurnerSSRR0ABatavia Trojans (A-)---
    Terry TysonSSRR0AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom VeryzerSSRR26MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rick WaitsPLL27MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    John WaltersPRL0A+Waterloo Indians (A)---
    David WarneckePRR0AAWaterloo Indians (A)---
    Larry WhitePRR20MLBWaterloo Indians (A), Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Sandy WihtolPRR24MLBCleveland Indians (MLB), Tacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    Troy WilderPLL21AAChattanooga Lookouts (AA), Waterloo Indians (A)---
    Eric WilkinsPRR22MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Rick WisePRR33MLBCleveland Indians (MLB)---
    Victor WoodsOFRR0A+Batavia Trojans (A-)---
    Jesse WrightPLL25AAATacoma Tugs (AAA)ATL
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Hugh Yancy3B-2BRR29MLBTacoma Tugs (AAA)---
    148 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