1979 AMERICAN LEAGUE REVIEW

Level: MLB

An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, leaderboards, player registers and much more.
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Standings
Team Totals
Player Register
Top Hitters
Top Pitchers
Awards
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About the Ranking Values
RankPlayerPositionStatusTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPS
1George Brett3B-1B RetiredKC Royals154645119212422023107171051360148.329.376.563939
2Don BaylorOF Hitting Coach - Arizona Diamondbacks (2013)California16262812018633336139221271511101210.296.371.530901
3Jim RiceLF-OF RetiredBoston1586191172013963913094579740816.325.381.596977
4Fred LynnOF RetiredBoston147531116177421391222282794059.333.423.6371060
5Darrell PorterC DeceasedKC Royals1575331011552310201123412165841311.291.421.484905
6Ken SingletonOF RetiredBaltimore15957093168291351113110911811716.295.405.533938
7Gorman ThomasOF RetiredMilwaukee156557971362904512315981752568.244.356.539895
8Willie WilsonOF RetiredKC Royals15458811318518136498312289271341.315.351.420771
9Buddy Bell3B RetiredTexas1626708920042318101543045371016.299.327.451778
10Roy SmalleySS RetiredMinnesota16262194168283249523808041599.271.353.441794
11Cecil Cooper1B RetiredMilwaukee1505908318244124106153567706814.308.364.508872
12Willie HortonOF RetiredSeattle1626467718019529106114211242220.279.326.458784
13Sixto LezcanoOF RetiredMilwaukee138473841522932810143777436711.321.414.573987
14Carney Lansford3B Hitting Coach - Colorado Rockies (2012)California157654114188305197920839115312416.287.329.436765
15Chet LemonOF RetiredChi White Sox1485567917744217867115668133415.318.391.496887
16Ruppert JonesOF RetiredSeattle16262210916629921783312857832419.267.356.444800
17Paul Molitor3B-2B RetiredMilwaukee140584881882716962331348482659.322.372.469841
18Bobby Grich2B RetiredCalifornia1535347815730530101105984212214.294.365.537902
19Steve KempOF RetiredDetroit134490881562632610556687022813.318.398.543941
20Bruce Bochte1B-OF RetiredSeattle1505548117538616100226764231027.316.385.493878
21Ron LeFloreOF RetiredDetroit14860011018022109577814529500216.300.355.415770
22Willie Randolph2B RetiredNY Yankees1535749815515135613312953935523.270.374.368742
23Eddie Murray1B RetiredBaltimore159606901793022599102727821616.295.369.475844
24Toby Harrah3B-SS Assistant Hitting Coach - Detroit Tigers (2013)Cleveland14952799147251207720989608748.279.389.444833
25Alfredo GriffinSS First Base Coach - Los Angeles Angels (2013)Toronto15362481179221023121164059516410.287.333.364697
RankPlayerPositionStatusTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPS
26Reggie JacksonOF RetiredNY Yankees131465781382422989986510720517.297.382.544926
27Bobby BondsOF DeceasedCleveland1465389314824125853423741358479.275.367.463830
28Brian DowningOF-C RetiredCalifornia14850987166273127533775753217.326.418.462880
29Lou Whitaker2B RetiredDetroit1274237512114834220107866114410.286.395.378773
30Ben OglivieOF RetiredMilwaukee139514881453042981125485624411.282.343.525868
31Andre Thornton1B RetiredCleveland1435158912031126935490934178.233.347.449796
32Ron Jackson1B-3B RetiredMinnesota15958385158405146831515996414.271.337.429766
33Rick BurlesonSS Hitting Coach - Reno (2012)Boston1536279317432556095355439813.278.315.368683
34Amos OtisOF RetiredKC Royals1515771001702821890305689237512.295.369.444813
35Mickey RiversOF RetiredNY Yankees7428637821853253713211253.287.315.416731
  OF RetiredTexas58247357493625729181332.300.323.433756
36Dan FordOF RetiredCalifornia14256910016526521101854086331317.290.333.464797
37Rob Wilfong2B RetiredMinnesota140419711312269591142954225102.313.352.458810
38Rick BosettiOF RetiredToronto162619591613528651312227036717.260.286.362648
39Al BumbryOF RetiredBaltimore14856980162291749371243743246.285.336.376712
40Bump Wills2B RetiredTexas1465439014821354635115358414312.273.340.350690
41John Castino3B-2B RetiredMinnesota1483934911213855252277212229.285.331.397728
42Al OliverOF-1B RetiredTexas13649269159284127645343441714.323.367.470837
43Wayne Gross3B RetiredOakland138442549919114504372621338.224.332.367699
44Dwayne MurphyOF First Base Coach - Toronto Blue Jays (2013)Oakland1213885799104114015118480113310.255.387.387774
45Butch WynegarC Hitting Coach - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (2012)Minnesota14950474136200757227436211413.270.363.351714
46Gary RoenickeOF RetiredBaltimore13337660981612564136174121311.261.378.508886
47Butch Hobson3B Manager - Lancaster (2013)Boston14652874138267289332307806623.261.298.496794
48Claudell WashingtonOF RetiredChi White Sox1314717913233513661911289332410.280.322.454776
49Alan BannisterOF-2B RetiredChi White Sox1365067114428825522643403449.285.342.383725
50Alan TrammellSS Bench Coach - Arizona Diamondbacks (2013)Detroit142460681271146501714435501256.276.335.357692
RankPlayerPositionStatusTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPS
51John Mayberry1B RetiredToronto13746461127221217411696051210.274.372.461833
52Dave Revering1B RetiredOakland1254726313625519771434651156.288.334.483817
53Dan Meyer1B-OF RetiredSeattle144525721462172074117293546613.278.317.459776
54Bucky DentSS RetiredNY Yankees141431479914223200373011385.230.287.285572
55Jim Spencer1B DeceasedNY Yankees1062956085153235302382501212.288.367.593960
56Nelson NormanSS RetiredTexas14734336769302141194101835.222.260.265525
57Julio Cruz2B RetiredSeattle1074147011216212949962610437.271.363.326689
58Rick ManningOF RetiredCleveland14456067145122351308554819713.259.323.304627
59Rick CeroneC RetiredToronto136469471122747611437401345.239.294.358652
60Oscar GambleOF RetiredNY Yankees3611321444111320013130001.389.452.7351187
  OF RetiredTexas641612754608322137151026.335.458.522980
61Carl YastrzemskiOF RetiredBoston14751869140281218733624620812.270.346.450796
62Ken LandreauxOF RetiredMinnesota1515648117227515831033757410813.305.347.450797
63Roy Howell3B Hitting Coach - High Desert (2012)Toronto13851160126284157214429161312.247.310.405715
64Lance ParrishC RetiredDetroit143493651362631965674910523115.276.343.456799
65Jim EssianC RetiredOakland98313347616084001252923912.243.295.371666
66Jason Thompson1B RetiredDetroit14549258121161207920709011515.246.338.404742
67Duane Kuiper2B RetiredCleveland140479461229503949372748014.255.313.294607
68Kiko GarciaSS-2B RetiredBaltimore12641754103159524119328725114.247.303.362665
69Gary AlexanderC RetiredCleveland110358548292155442461001377.229.313.391704
70Sal Bando3B RetiredMilwaukee1304765711714394320574236117.246.330.345675
71Lee May1B RetiredBaltimore124456591161501969342810012418.254.297.412709
72Bob BailorOF-SS RetiredToronto130414509511513814836276456.229.297.287584
73Bob Randall2B RetiredMinnesota8019925497001422151701302.246.299.281580
74Bombo RiveraOF RetiredMinnesota112263377413523155174001316.281.324.392716
75Rickey HendersonLF-OF RetiredOakland893514996133126331134392834.274.338.336674
RankPlayerPositionStatusTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPS
76Graig Nettles3B RetiredNY Yankees14552171132151207312595300814.253.325.401726
77Mario MendozaSS RetiredSeattle148373267410312930962113512.198.216.249465
78Lou PiniellaOF RetiredNY Yankees13046149137222116932173123817.297.320.425745
79Pat Putnam1B RetiredTexas13942657118192186416235064612.277.319.458777
80Willie Aikens1B Assistant Coach - Arizona Royals (2013)California11637959106180218113617910610.280.376.493869
81Carlton FiskC RetiredBoston91320498723210423010386139.272.304.450754
82Lamar Johnson1B Assistant Coach - Coppin State College (2012)Chi White Sox13347960148291127482415620423.309.363.449812
83Chris Chambliss1B Hitting Coach - Seattle Mariners (2012)NY Yankees1495546115527318633234535159.280.324.437761
84Frank White2B First Base Coach - Kansas City (2013)KC Royals127467731242641048288255413711.266.300.403703
85Hal McRaeOF RetiredKC Royals1013935511332410745438464176.288.351.466817
86Tom PaciorekOF-1B RetiredSeattle10331038892346426428625336.287.353.445798
87Jim SundbergC RetiredTexas1504955013623456433515155517.275.345.368713
88Rich Dauer2B-3B Third Base Coach - Colorado Rockies (2012)Baltimore1424796312320096101363614815.257.305.355660
89Mitchell PageOF DeceasedOakland13347851118112942171652933339.247.323.335658
90Al CowensOF DeceasedKC Royals13651669152187973108404432712.295.345.409754
91Leon RobertsOF Hitting Coach - Oklahoma City (2012)Seattle1404506112224615543356642738.271.352.451803
92Rusty StaubOF-1B RetiredDetroit6824632581219401032185149.236.331.402733
93Rod Carew1B-2B RetiredCalifornia1104097813015334418873460839.318.419.391810
94Rob PiccioloSS-2B Bench Coach - Los Angeles Angels (2013)Oakland11534837881622272134511109.253.261.328589
95Dwight EvansRF-OF RetiredBoston15248969134241215869697613114.274.364.456820
96Bert CampanerisSS RetiredTexas8921000010130000.111.200.111311
  SS RetiredCalifornia85239275644015124193221128.234.294.285579
97Jerry MoralesOF RetiredDetroit12944050932311456104305622815.211.260.364624
98Robin YountSS-CF RetiredMilwaukee149577721542658511183552110315.267.308.371679
99Mark BelangerSS DeceasedBaltimore1011982833620951293311133.167.273.217490
100Jeff NewmanC-1B RetiredOakland14351653119172227121278812617.231.267.399666
RankPlayerPositionStatusTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPS
101Cliff Johnson1B-C RetiredCleveland72240376510018612024395056.271.343.537880
  1B-C RetiredNY Yankees286411176026001070110.266.360.453813


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