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1979 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 102-57 .642
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 757-582 + 175
Manager(s): Earl Weaver
General Manager: Hank Peters
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 1,681,009 11/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Pirates)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Maples (#45) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: Jim Frey
Hitting Coach: Frank Robinson
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Cal Ripken

#1 Draft Picks

Gary Roenicke (#8), Don Stanhouse (#9), Scott McGregor (#14), Dave Ford (#23), Rich Dauer (#24)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
33Eddie Murray1B2360690179
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2
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25
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991027278291616.295.369.475844.180.312.3031.0824.2288687
29Ken SingletonOF3257093168
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29
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1
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35
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111311091181161716.295.405.533938.239.433.3141.0816.3304688
1Al BumbryOF3256980162
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1
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7
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493712437433246.285.336.376712.091.211.3151.7281.3214621
25Rich Dauer2B2647963123
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09
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61013636124815.257.305.355660.098.171.2581.0053.2170528
14Lee MayDH3645659116
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019
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693428100142418.254.297.412709.158.217.2843.5724.0188491
11Doug DeCinces3B284226797
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61535468350511.230.318.412730.182.315.2361.2626.4174484
3Kiko GarciaSS2541754103
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9
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241193287205114.247.303.362665.115.197.3012.7283.4151457
35Gary RoenickeOF243766098
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25
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641361741241311.261.378.508886.247.404.2611.2115.0191453
24Rick DempseyC293684888
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06
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41013837013412.239.307.351658.111.212.2490.9761.3129413
7Mark BelangerSS351982833
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09512933101133.167.273.217490.051.217.1961.14--43242
38John LowensteinOF321973350
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34164303713132.254.351.482833.228.442.2571.2317.995232
2Billy Smith2B251891847
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3310153321711.249.309.434743.185.270.2722.2031.582214
18Pat KellyOF-DH341532544
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2545202511032.288.367.536903.248.373.2871.2517.082177
8Dave SkaggsC28137934
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1400131400208.248.313.328641.080.175.2701.08137.045152
27Benny AyalaOF28861522
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13006901022.256.298.523821.267.337.2191.5014.34594
10Terry CrowleyDH3263820
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800141312002.317.449.476925.159.381.3880.9363.03078
6Larry HarlowOF2741511
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001137400000.268.375.293668.024.146.2970.57--1248
12Wayne Krenchicki3B-2B242114
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15Mark CoreyOF231312
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0001100400001.154.154.154308.000.077.222----213
9Bob MolinaroOF296000000101300001.000.143.000143.000.333.0003.00--07
45Tom Chism1B243000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
44Ellie HendricksC381000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals18175371757140125824181717994960884731524254143.261.333.419752.158.281.2771.3929.722506075
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Dennis Martinez2415163.6740391830029227912911928781329211.228.600.862.404.071.69
46Mike Flanagan272393.083938165002652451079123701906031.188.290.782.376.432.71
21,32Steve Stone311173.773232300018617391783173963011.328.371.503.534.651.32
16Scott McGregor251363.342723723017416570651923811121.078.490.981.184.173.52
22Jim Palmer331063.292322701015514466571243671001.208.310.692.483.871.56
53Sammy Stewart24853.51313101011179647461171715151.427.320.845.425.421.00
23Tippy Martinez291032.883900023378592925031616011.156.810.003.587.041.97
26Don Stanhouse28732.8452000462172492423451342111.376.040.496.294.190.67
49Tim Stoddard26311.712900015358441211319473001.096.830.472.957.292.47
59Dave Ford22212.109200523023772770001.006.900.602.102.101.00
37John Flinn24000.0040004022000100001.006.000.003.000.000.00
43Jeff Rineer23000.0010000010000000000.000.000.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals102573.2832615952101073014341279582522133467786365141.228.030.832.934.931.68
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick DempseyC12461581713.9900.00
Dave SkaggsC632222441.9840.00
Ellie HendricksC11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eddie Murray1B157145610710135.9940.00
Tom Chism1B460001.0000.00
Terry Crowley1B250011.0000.00
Lee May1B221022.9130.00
John Lowenstein1B141011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rich Dauer2B1032132601068.9790.00
Billy Smith2B63107142533.9800.00
Kiko Garcia2B253449612.9330.00
Wayne Krenchicki2B637011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doug DeCinces3B120992471321.9640.00
Rich Dauer3B44219574.9430.00
Wayne Krenchicki3B79520.8750.00
Kiko Garcia3B20000.0000.00
John Lowenstein3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kiko GarciaSS1131732712166.9550.00
Mark BelangerSS98110195338.9900.00
Billy SmithSS51922.8330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al BumbryOF146367771.9820.00
Ken SingletonOF143247852.9810.00
Gary RoenickeOF1302461051.9810.00
John LowensteinOF72120412.9920.00
Larry HarlowOF3132010.9700.00
Benny AyalaOF2438010.9740.00
Pat KellyOF24360001.0000.00
Mark CoreyOF11100001.0000.00
Bob MolinaroOF570001.0000.00
Kiko GarciaOF221001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don StanhouseP527231612.9502.37
Dennis MartinezP40292265953.9442.62
Mike FlanaganP3926544122.9571.53
Tippy MartinezP397841312.9441.96
Steve StoneP32186212713.9802.32
Sammy StewartP31117102713.9742.84
Tim StoddardP29589510.9332.17
Scott McGregorP271741021001.0001.60
Jim PalmerP231551023011.0001.91
Dave FordP93007001.0002.10
John FlinnP4210001.0004.09
Jeff RineerP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee MayDH117.0000.00
Pat KellyDH18.0000.00
Ken SingletonDH16.0000.00
Terry CrowleyDH15.0000.00
Benny AyalaDH10.0000.00
John LowensteinDH3.0000.00
Eddie MurrayDH2.0000.00
Gary RoenickeDH2.0000.00
Mark CoreyDH1.0000.00
Larry HarlowDH1.0000.00


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