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1979 Oakland AthleticsSeason Roster
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Dave Revering played for the 1979 Oakland Athletics
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAthletics
LocationOakland,California
Record54-108 (7th in American League West)League Rank13thMLB Rank25th
BallparkOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
ManagerJim MarshallGeneral ManagerCharlie Finley
CoachesGeorge Mitterwald (Bullpen Coach), Jim Saul (Assistant Coach), Lee Stange (Pitching Coach), Lee Walls (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJuan Bustabad (#5)
Attendance306,763 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesOgden A's (AAA) 72-75 ... Waterbury A's (AA) 49-91 ... Modesto A's (A+) 66-74 ... Medford A's (A-) 38-33 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1979 Oakland Athletics.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 Oakland Athletics Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
11Tony ArmasOF6-1 224 R-R 1953-07-12 25Anzoategui,Venezuela MLB1971-19891976-1989  
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
23Derek BryantOF5-11 185 R-R 1951-10-09 27Lexington,Kentucky MLB1971-19811979-1979Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)Kentucky
1973- 8- 191-OAK
 
14Glenn BurkeOF6-0 195 R-R 1952-11-16 26Oakland,California MLB1976-19801976-1979Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)Merritt Col
1972-17- 401-LAN
 
16Dave Chalk2B5-10 175 R-R 1950-08-30 28Del Rio,Texas MLB1972-19811973-1981Justin F. Kimball (Dallas,TX)Texas
1972- 1-  10-CAL
 
19Miguel DiloneOF6-0 160 B-R 1954-11-01 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1972-19851974-1985  
1972-   UDFA-PIT
 
7Mike Edwards2B5-10 154 R-R 1952-08-27 26Fort Lewis,Washington MLB1974-19801977-1980Jefferson (Los Angeles,CA)UCLA, Los Angeles City Col
1974- 7- 155-PIT
 
18Jim EssianC6-2 195 R-R 1951-01-02 28Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19851973-1984Troy (Troy,IL)
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
10Wayne Gross3B6-2 210 L-R 1952-01-14 27Riverside,California MLB1973-19861976-1986Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Cal Poly Pomona
1973- 9- 215-OAK
 
3Mario GuerreroSS5-10 155 R-R 1949-09-28 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1968-19801973-1980  
1968-   UDFA-NYA
 
33Dave HamiltonP6-0 190 L-L 1947-12-13 31Seattle,Washington MLB1966-19811972-1980Edmonds (Edmonds,WA)
1966- 5-  82-KC1
 
48Mike HeathOF5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 24Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
60Dave HeaverloP6-1 210 R-R 1950-08-25 28Ellensburg,Washington MLB1973-19831975-1981Moses Lake (Moses Lake,WA)Central Washington U.
1973- 1-  23-SFN
 
35Rickey HendersonOF5-10 190 R-L 1958-12-25 20Chicago,Illinois MLB1976-20051979-2003Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
1976- 4-  96-OAK
 
38John Henry JohnsonP6-2 190 L-L 1956-08-21 22Houston,Texas MLB1974-19871978-1987Sonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA)
1974-15- 355-SFN
 
27Matt KeoughP6-3 190 R-R 1955-07-03 23Pomona,California MLB1976-19861977-1986Corona del Mar (Newport Beach,CA)
1973- 7- 167-OAK
 
50Brian KingmanP6-2 200 R-R 1954-07-27 24Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19841979-1983University (Los Angeles,CA)California-Santa Barbara
1973-12- 271-CAL
 
12Mickey KluttsSS-2B5-11 189 R-R 1954-09-20 24Montebello,California MLB1972-19831976-1983El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)
1972- 4-  86-NYA
 
34Bob LaceyP6-5 200 R-L 1953-08-25 25Mesa,Arizona MLB1972-19991977-1984Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)Central Arizona Col
1972-10- 140-OAK
 
22Rick LangfordP6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-20 27Farmville,Virginia MLB1971-19881976-1986Varina (Richmond,VA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Florida St
1973-   UDFA-PIT
 
54Steve McCattyP6-3 205 R-R 1954-03-20 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1973-19871977-1985Troy (Troy,MI)Macomb CC
1973-   UDFA-OAK
 
32Craig MinettoP6-0 185 L-L 1954-04-25 25Stockton,California MLB1973-19841978-1981Stagg (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1973- 3-  60-LAN
 
15Mike MorganP6-2 220 R-R 1959-10-08 19Tulare,California MLB1978-20021978-2002Valley (Las Vegas,NV)
1978- 1-   4-OAK
 
21Dwayne MurphyOF6-1 185 L-R 1955-03-19 24Merced,California MLB1973-19891978-1989Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
1973-15- 359-OAK
 
20Larry MurrayOF5-11 179 B-R 1953-04-01 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19801974-1979Wendell Phillips Academy (Chicago,IL)
1971- 5- 117-NYA
 
5Jeff NewmanC-1B6-2 218 R-R 1948-09-11 30Fort Worth,Texas MLB1970-19841976-1984Paschal (Fort Worth,TX)Texas Christian U.
1970-26- 608-CLE
 
17Mike NorrisP6-2 175 R-R 1955-03-19 24San Francisco,California MLB1975-19911975-1990Balboa (San Francisco,CA)
1973- 1-  24-OAK
 
6Mitchell PageDH6-2 205 L-R 1951-10-15 27Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19851977-1984Centennial (Compton,CA)Cal Poly Pomona, El Camino-Compton Center
1973- 3-  72-PIT
 
8Rob PiccioloSS6-2 185 R-R 1953-02-04 26Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19851977-1985Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Pepperdine U.
1975- 1-   4-OAK
 
31Milt Ramirez3B-2B5-9 150 R-R 1950-04-02 29Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB1968-19801970-1979  
1968-   UDFA-BAL
 
24Dave Revering1B6-4 210 L-R 1953-02-12 26Roseville,California MLB1971-19821978-1982Bella Vista (Fair Oaks,CA)
1971- 7- 172-CIN
 
28Jim ToddP6-2 190 L-R 1947-09-21 31Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19801974-1979Connorsville (Connorsville,IN)Millersville Pennsylvania
1971-19- 451-HOU
 
9,43Joe WallisOF5-10 195 B-R 1952-01-09 27East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1972-19791975-1979McCluer North (Florissant,MO)So.Illinois U.
1973- 6- 136-CHN
 
30Alan WirthP6-4 190 R-R 1956-12-08 22Mesa,Arizona MLB1974-19821978-1980St. Mary's (Phoenix,AZ)
1974- 3-  67-SFN
 
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