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1979 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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George Scott played for the 1979 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record91-69 (3rd in American League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerDon ZimmerGeneral ManagerHaywood Sullivan
CoachesWalt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Al Jackson (Pitching Coach), Johnny Pesky (First Base Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMarc Sullivan (#52)
Attendance2,353,114 (Rank: 6th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 66-74 ... Bristol Red Sox (AA) 73-66 ... Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+) 85-55 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 79-58 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 34-35 ...
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 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 Boston Red Sox 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)
39Gary AllensonC5-11 185 R-R 1955-02-04 24Culver City,California MLB1976-19851979-1985Lawndale (Lawndale,CA)Arizona St
1976- 9- 214-BOS
 
3Jack Brohamer2B-3B5-10 165 L-R 1950-02-26 29Maywood,California MLB1968-19801972-1980Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
1967-34- 638-CLE
 
16Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 35St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
7Rick BurlesonSS5-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 28Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987Warren (Downey,CA)Cerritos Col
1970- 1-   5-BOS
 
22Bill CampbellP6-3 190 R-R 1948-08-09 30Highland Park,Michigan MLB1971-19871973-1987Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
41Dick DragoP6-1 190 R-R 1945-06-25 34Toledo,Ohio MLB1965-19811969-1981Woodward (Toledo,OH)Detroit Mercy
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
17Frank Duffy2B6-1 180 R-R 1946-10-14 32Oakland,California MLB1967-19791970-1979Turlock (Turlock,CA)Stanford U.
1967- 1-   6-CIN
 
1Jim Dwyer1B-OF5-10 175 L-L 1950-01-03 29Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 24Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
24Dwight EvansOF6-2 205 R-R 1951-11-03 27Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19911972-1991Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
1969- 5- 109-BOS
 
44Joel FinchP6-2 175 R-R 1956-08-20 22South Bend,Indiana MLB1977-19811979-1979Washington (South Bend,IN)
1974- 9- 212-BOS
 
27Carlton FiskDH-C6-2 220 R-R 1947-12-26 31Bellows Falls,Vermont MLB1968-19931969-1993Charlestown (Charlestown,NH)New Hampshire
1967- 1-   4-BOS
 
31Andy HasslerP6-5 220 L-L 1951-10-18 27Texas City,Texas MLB1970-19851971-1985Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
4Butch Hobson3B6-1 193 R-R 1951-08-17 27Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1973-20161975-1982Bessemer Academy (Bessemer,AL)Alabama
1973- 8- 185-BOS
 
19Fred LynnOF6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-03 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1971-19901974-1990El Monte (El Monte,CA)USC
1973- 2-  41-BOS
 
10Bob MontgomeryC6-1 203 R-R 1944-04-16 35Nashville,Tennessee MLB1962-19791970-1979Central (Nashville,TN)
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
50Mike O'BerryC6-2 195 R-R 1954-04-20 25Birmingham,Alabama MLB1973-19851979-1985Ensley (Birmingham,AL)South Alabama
1975-22- 516-BOS
 
12Stan Papi2B-SS6-0 178 R-R 1951-02-04 28Fresno,California MLB1969-19811974-1981Bullard (Fresno,CA)
1969- 2-  26-HOU
 
17Tom PoquetteOF5-10 175 L-R 1951-10-30 27Eau Claire,Wisconsin MLB1970-19821973-1982Memorial (Eau Claire,WI)
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
42Chuck RaineyP5-11 190 R-R 1954-07-14 24San Diego,California MLB1974-19841979-1984Crawford (San Diego,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1974- 1-  19-BOS
 
49Win RemmerswaalP6-2 160 R-R 1954-03-08 25The Hague,Netherlands MLB1975-19811979-1980  
1974-   UDFA-BOS
 
2Jerry Remy2B5-9 165 L-R 1952-11-08 26Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1971-19841975-1984Somerset Berkley Regional (Somerset,MA)Roger Williams U.
1971- 8- 129-CAL
 
25Steve RenkoP6-5 230 R-R 1944-12-10 34Kansas City,Kansas MLB1965-19901969-1983Wyandotte (Kansas City,KS)Kansas
1965-24- 461-NYN
 
14Jim RiceOF6-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 26Anderson,South Carolina MLB1971-19891974-1989T.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC)
1971- 1-  15-BOS
 
28Allen RipleyP6-3 190 R-R 1952-10-18 26Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1973-19821978-1982North Attleboro (North Attleboro,MA)
1972-   UDFA-BOS
 
5George Scott1B6-2 215 R-R 1944-03-23 35Greenville,Mississippi MLB1962-19791966-1979Coleman (Greenville,MS)
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
11Ted Sizemore2B5-10 165 R-R 1945-04-15 34Gadsden,Alabama MLB1966-19801969-1980Pershing (Detroit,MI)Michigan
1966-15- 299-LAN
 
46Bob StanleyP6-4 215 R-R 1954-11-10 24Portland,Maine MLB1974-19891977-1989Kearny (Kearny,NJ)
1974- 1-   7-BOS
 
21Mike TorrezP6-5 210 R-R 1946-08-28 32Topeka,Kansas MLB1965-19851967-1984Topeka (Topeka,KS)
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
30John TudorP6-0 185 L-L 1954-02-02 25Schenectady,New York MLB1976-19901979-1990Peabody Veterans Memorial (Peabody,MA)Georgia So.U., North Shore CC
1976- 3-  57-BOS
 
5Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 33Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
20Larry Wolfe2B5-11 170 R-R 1953-03-02 26Melbourne,Florida MLB1973-19811977-1980Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)Sacramento City Col
1973- 9- 203-MIN
 
45Jim WrightP6-1 165 R-R 1950-12-21 28Reed City,Michigan MLB1977-19821978-1979Coopersville (Coopersville,MI)
1969- 4-  85-BOS
 
8Carl YastrzemskiDH-1B5-11 188 L-R 1939-08-22 39Southampton,New York MLB1959-19831961-1983Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton,NY)Notre Dame
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
34 Players