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1979 Appalachian League (Rk)

+ Standings and Totals
This Page's Content: Standings Playoffs Batting Totals Pitching Totals
  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Paintsville Yankees655213.800--Bill LiveseyRob Teegarden (1,087)Pete Filson (0.99)
    2Kingsport Braves703931.55715.5Gene HassellPaul Runge (850)Roy North (0.97)
    3Elizabethton Twins703733.52917.5Fred WatersKevin Miller (1,011)Bob Mulligan (1.08)
    4Bluefield Orioles683335.48520.5J.R. MinerAngelo Blake (926)Larry Woodall (1.22)
    5Johnson City Cardinals682543.36828.5Nick LeyvaJames Dieters (860)Earl Weaver (1.52)
    6Bristol Tigers691950.27535.0Joe LewisKeith Fisher (721)Scott Bollens (1.32)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    1979 Appalachian League Batting Totals
    Bluefield OriolesBAL33356819373094808118332684815322365252015 .248.353.359712696
    Bristol TigersDET19506920792644746616322214720296396141516 .228.322.321643668
    Elizabethton TwinsMIN373370220840258511612583464010331379251617 .265.358.407765899
    Johnson City CardinalsSLN25436820722925167419372485721261350222114 .249.331.357688739
    Kingsport BravesATL393170203639853910213673446515347366263030 .265.367.426793868
    Paintsville YankeesNYA5213651899404529832134346522535631373419 .279.389.398787756
    1979 Appalachian League Pitching Totals
    Bluefield OriolesBAL33354.18682219515480309239333223651.568.390.585.636.38
    Bristol TigersDET19505.92691605538474264354322963961.437.930.544.956.62
    Elizabethton TwinsMIN37334.54702347565585402285583313791.629.320.925.276.04
    Johnson City CardinalsSLN25435.99686013554516292369372613501.408.380.604.245.69
    Kingsport BravesATL39314.667015212527539398273673473661.689.201.145.936.25
    Paintsville YankeesNYA52133.696536611449529404184343563131.9710.600.687.146.27

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