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Home >> Seasons by League >> 1979 >> Florida State League

1979 Florida State League (A+)

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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.
  • Northern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Winter Haven Red Sox*1377958.577--Rac SliderKen Young (775)Stephen Collins (1.55)
    2Tampa Tarpons1347460.5523.5Mike ComptonSteve Christmas (748)Douglas Neuenschwander (1.38)
    3Dunedin Blue Jays1376869.49611.0Denis MenkeLloyd Moseby (956)Scott Burrell (1.57)
    4St. Petersburg Cardinals1356471.47414.0Sonny RubertoRay Rivas (814)John Stuper (1.48)
    5Lakeland Tigers1375087.36529.0Fred HatfieldBob Nandin (713)Jeff Jackowlak (1.55)
    Southern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Fort Lauderdale Yankees1439251.643--Doug HolmquistSteve Balboni (798)Chuck Hernandez (1.65)
    2West Palm Beach Expos1447965.54913.5Larry BearnarthGlen Franklin (730)Ron Caldwell (1.53)
    3Fort Myers Royals1386969.50020.5Gene LamontRon Johnson (825)Erik Hendricks (1.70)
    4Miami Orioles1416081.42631.0Lance NicholsJohn Denman (791)Eddie Hook (1.59)
    5Daytona Astros1365680.41232.5Carlos AlfonsoTim Tolman (738)John Hessler (1.82)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Winter Haven Red SoxLeague Champions
    Fort Lauderdale YankeesLost in Finals
    1979 Florida State League Batting Totals
    Daytona AstrosHOU568013641905161073134252344316894518667544833 .256.336.3166521326
    Dunedin Blue JaysTOR68691374366567112515829675046533420790363535 .258.320.3536731542
    Fort Lauderdale YankeesNYA925114345965491173151344647218174518806386840 .255.328.3336611530
    Fort Myers RoyalsKCA696913843334781027133273842816954471790274123 .237.310.3066161328
    Lakeland TigersDET50871374265495104313635344099567512705435932 .245.323.3176401351
    Miami OriolesBAL608114145264741120158453041110548438865477731 .247.312.3226341458
    St. Petersburg CardinalsSLN647113542424891032160202340511193565719305438 .243.330.3076371301
    Tampa TarponsCIN746013442594551046116283538616490475750356528 .246.319.3116301323
    West Palm Beach ExposMON796514446205631173146194149210765580686367042 .254.334.3206541480
    Winter Haven Red SoxBOS795813743745551093145232748315550599731496243 .250.337.3126491365
    1979 Florida State League Pitching Totals
    Daytona AstrosHOU56803.911363871711151073516484235186671.438.660.194.185.38
    Dunedin Blue JaysTOR68693.8513745142111261125567482674207901.378.990.543.366.31
    Fort Lauderdale YankeesNYA92512.4114348192612231173549327465188061.388.630.343.815.93
    Fort Myers RoyalsKCA69693.0413853161511291027478381384717901.338.190.303.756.30
    Lakeland TigersDET50873.931373851311291043495493345127051.388.310.274.085.62
    Miami OriolesBAL60813.291414271811971120474437304388651.308.420.233.296.50
    St. Petersburg CardinalsSLN64713.241353082611571032489416235657191.388.030.184.395.59
    Tampa TarponsCIN74602.6413430112011491046455337354757501.328.190.273.725.87
    West Palm Beach ExposMON79652.6214463161012601173563367415806861.398.380.294.144.90
    Winter Haven Red SoxBOS79582.8113742142611741093555366275997311.448.380.214.595.60

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