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1979 Philadelphia PhilliesSeason Roster
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Ted Sizemore played for the 1979 Philadelphia Phillies
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePhillies
LocationPhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
Record84-78 (4th in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkVeterans Stadium
ManagerDallas Green,Danny OzarkGeneral ManagerPaul Owens
CoachesBilly DeMars (Third Base Coach), Herman Starrette (Pitching Coach), Tony Taylor (Hitting Coach), Bobby Tiefenauer (Bullpen Coach), Bobby Wine (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKyle Money (#46)
Attendance2,775,011 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 72-63 ... Reading Phillies (AA) 77-61 ... Peninsula Pilots (A+) 68-68 ... Spartanburg Phillies (A) 73-66 ... Central Oregon Phillies (A-) 43-28 ... Helena Phillies (Rk) 43-26 ...
Years Available1883-2019

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 Philadelphia Phillies.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 Philadelphia Phillies 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)
22Mike AndersonOF6-2 200 R-R 1951-06-22 28Florence,South Carolina MLB1969-19811971-1979Timmonsville (Timmonsville,SC)Tampa
1969- 1-   6-PHI
 
16Ramon Aviles2B5-9 155 R-R 1952-01-22 27Manati,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19831977-1981Fernando Callejo (Manati,PR)
1969-   UDFA-BOS
 
43Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 29Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
8Bob BooneC6-2 207 R-R 1947-11-19 31San Diego,California MLB1967-19901972-1990Crawford (San Diego,CA)Stanford U.
1969- 6- 126-PHI
 
10Larry BowaSS5-10 155 B-R 1945-12-06 33Sacramento,California MLB1966-19851970-1985McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1965-   UDFA-PHI
 
40Warren BrusstarP6-3 200 R-R 1952-02-02 27Oakland,California MLB1974-19871977-1985Napa (Napa,CA)Fresno St
1974- 4-  67-PHI
 
1Jose CardenalOF5-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 35Matanza,Cuba MLB1961-19801963-1980  
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
32Steve CarltonP6-5 210 L-L 1944-12-22 34Miami,Florida MLB1964-19881965-1988North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Larry ChristensonP6-4 215 R-R 1953-11-10 25Everett,Washington MLB1972-19831973-1983Marysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA)
1972- 1-   3-PHI
 
49Rawly EastwickP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 28Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
35Nino EspinosaP6-1 192 R-R 1953-08-15 25Villa Altagralia,Dom Rep MLB1971-19811974-1981  
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
23Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 26York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
14Bud Harrelson2B-SS5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 35Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
39Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 40Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
34Jack KucekP6-2 200 R-R 1953-06-08 26Warren,Ohio MLB1972-19811974-1980Newton Falls (Newton Falls,OH)Miami U.
1974- 2-  32-CHA
 
48Dan LarsonP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 24Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
47Randy LerchP6-5 190 L-L 1954-10-09 24Sacramento,California MLB1973-19861975-1986Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
1973- 8- 170-PHI
 
41Jim LonborgP6-5 210 R-R 1942-04-16 37Santa Maria,California MLB1964-19791965-1979San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo,CA)Stanford U.
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
19Greg LuzinskiOF6-1 225 R-R 1950-11-22 28Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19841970-1984Notre Dame College Prep (Niles,IL)
1968- 1-  11-PHI
 
17Pete MackaninSS-3B6-2 190 R-R 1951-08-01 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19841973-1981Brother Rice (Chicago,IL)
1969- 4-  73-WS2
 
31Garry MaddoxOF6-3 184 R-R 1949-09-01 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1968-19861972-1986San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1968- 2-  38-SFN
 
21Bake McBrideOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 30Fulton,Missouri MLB1970-19841973-1983Fulton (Fulton,MO)Westminster Col
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
11Tim McCarverC6-1 195 L-R 1941-10-16 37Memphis,Tennessee MLB1959-19801959-1980Keokuk (Keokuk,IA)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Tug McGrawP6-0 185 R-L 1944-08-30 34Martinez,California MLB1964-19901965-1984St. Patrick's-St. Vincent (Vallejo,CA)Solano CC
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
18Rudy MeoliSS-2B5-9 165 L-R 1951-05-01 28Troy,New York MLB1969-19791971-1979Royal Oak (Covina,CA)
1969- 4-  77-CAL
 
34Keith MorelandC6-0 200 R-R 1954-05-02 25Dallas,Texas MLB1974-19891978-1989Turner (Carrollton,TX)Texas
1975- 7- 156-PHI
 
48Dickie NolesP6-2 190 R-R 1956-11-19 22Charlotte,North Carolina MLB1975-19901979-1990Harding University (Charlotte,NC)
1975- 4-  84-PHI
 
26John PoffOF6-2 190 L-L 1952-10-23 26Chillicothe,Ohio MLB1973-19811979-1980Findlay (Findlay,OH)Duke U.
1974-   UDFA-PHI
 
6Dave RaderC5-11 165 L-R 1948-12-26 30Claremore,Oklahoma MLB1967-19801971-1980South (Bakersfield,CA)
1967- 1-  18-SFN
 
42Ron ReedP6-6 215 R-R 1942-11-02 36LaPorte,Indiana MLB1965-19841966-1984LaPorte (LaPorte,IN)Notre Dame
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
14Pete Rose1B5-11 203 B-R 1941-04-14 38Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1960-19861963-1986Western Hills (Cincinnati,OH)
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
44Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 28Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
33Kevin SaucierP6-1 196 R-L 1956-08-09 22Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19821978-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1974- 2-  27-PHI
 
20Mike Schmidt3B6-2 203 R-R 1949-09-27 29Dayton,Ohio MLB1971-19891972-1989Meadowdale (Dayton,OH)Ohio U.
1971- 2-  30-PHI
 
27Lonnie SmithOF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994Centennial (Compton,CA)
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
9Manny Trillo2B6-1 164 R-R 1950-12-25 28Caritito,Venezuela MLB1968-19891973-1989  
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
25Del UnserOF-1B6-1 180 L-L 1944-12-09 34Decatur,Illinois MLB1966-19821968-1982St. Teresa (Decatur,IL)Mississippi St
1966- 4-  59-PIT
 
18John Vukovich3B6-1 190 R-R 1947-07-31 31Sacramento,California MLB1966-19811970-1981Amador (Sutter Creek,CA)American River Col
1966- 1-  10-PHI
 
38 Players