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1979 Cedar Rapids Giants (A)

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Parent Organization: San Francisco Giants
W-L Record: 58-78 .426
Rank: 3rd in Midwest League Southern
Run Differential: 615-737 -122
Manager(s): Wayne Cato
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Ballpark: Veterans Field
Attendance: 73,206 2/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Cummings (#7)
Midwest League Southern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 Cedar Rapids Giants season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Kelly AndersonP6-1170R-R19SFN: 1978-7-163A+--
    -Greg BakerOF5-11175R-R21SFN: 1979-8-200AAA--
    -William BellomoP6-4205R-R22Not draftedA--
    -Mark BensonOF5-10160R-R23Not draftedA--
    -Charles BootheC5-10180R-R22Not draftedA--
    -Jose ChueP6-2155R-R19Not draftedAA--
    -Ray CosioP6-3200R-R21SFN: 1976-16-371A--
    -Jesus CruzOF6-0169L-L20Not draftedA--
    -Bob CummingsC6-2187R-R18SFN: 1978-1-7AAA--
    -Chuck CurryIF6-3195R-R22SFN: 1979-9-226A--
    -Rob DeerRF-OF6-3210R-R18SFN: 1978-4-85MLB--
    -Richard DossIF6-1185R-R22SFN: 1978-19-474AA--
    -Steven DuckhornP6-0170R-R22Not draftedA--
    -Glenn FisherP6-2210R-R22BOS: 1976-18-430AA--
    -Craig HedrickOF6-2185L-R23Not draftedA--
    -Robbie HendersonSS-3B6-3190B-R24BAL: 1974-2-27A--
    -Lou MariettaP6-0185R-R20SFN: 1977-8-192AAA--
    -Michael MartinezP5-10165L-L21Not draftedA--
    -Ronald MatriscianoP6-3195R-R21Not draftedA--
    -Stanley MortonOF5-11170L-L-Not draftedA+--
    -Bruce Oliver3B-OF6-3195R-R20SFN: 1978-9-182AA--
    -Juan Oppenheimer1B-OF6-2185R-R19Not draftedA--
    -Paul PlinskiIF5-8165R-R21SFN: 1978-3-60A+--
    -John RabbC-1B6-1180R-R19SFN: 1978-11-267MLB--
    -Ned Raines2B5-8160R-R20SFN: 1978-2-34A+--
    -Kean RichOF6-0180R-R-Not draftedA--
    -Francisco RojasOF5-11185L-L21Not draftedA--
    -Jeff StadlerP6-2192R-R19SFN: 1977-16-400AA--
    -Jeff StemberP6-5220R-R21SFN: 1976-26-596MLB--
    -Matt SutherlandP6-1180L-L20Not draftedA+--
    -Philip SuttonSS5-11165R-R20Not draftedA+--
    -Paul SzymarekOF5-10170R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Frankie Thon2B5-11165R-R19Not draftedA+--
    -David ThorntonP6-1170R-R22SFN: 1979-24-611A--
    -George TorassaC6-0187R-R20SFN: 1977-7-166A+--
    -Harry WingP6-40R-R-Not draftedA--

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