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1979 FORT LAUDERDALE YANKEES

+    Level: A+
Location:  Fort Lauderdale,FL
Team Record:  92-51   .643
Result:   1st in Florida State League - Southern Division
Affiliate:  New York Yankees
Manager(s):  Doug Holmquist
Stadium:  Fort Lauderdale Stadium
Attendance:  76,762
Playoffs:  Lost in Finals

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roger Slagle (25)
Youngest Player:  Chuck Hernandez (18)
Top Hitter:  Steve Balboni (2)
Top Pitcher:  Brian Ryder (1)
Florida State League Standings
SouthernWLPctGB
Fort Lauderdale9251.643--
West Palm Beach7965.54913.5
Fort Myers6969.50020.5
Miami6081.42631.0
Daytona5680.41232.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
-Steve Balboni1BMLB6-3235RightRight1/16/195722Brockton,Massachusetts1978252NYA

-Byron BallardPAA6-4205RightRight7/27/195820White Plains,New York1977246PHI
-Paul BorisPMLB6-2200RightRight12/13/195523Irvington,New Jersey1978UDFA NYA
-Ricky BurdettePAA6-2195LeftLeft2/23/195722Albany,Georgia1976366PHI
-Ron Campbell2BA+ RightRight- 1979UDFA NYA
-Rich CarlucciPAAA6-2180LeftRight12/18/195622Philadelphia,Pennsylvania197818467NYA
-Thomas EchstenkamperOFA+5-11175RightRight7/13/195820 19797181NYA
-David Garcia2BAA6-1165BothRight3/4/195821Oshkosh,Wisconsin1978111NYA
-Andrew GilmoreCA+6-2190LeftRight9/25/195622Arkansas City,Kansas1979UDFA NYA
-Scott GleckelPAA6-0195LeftLeft12/28/195622New York,New York1979UDFA NYA
-Chuck HernandezPAA6-3200LeftLeft11/11/196018Tampa,Florida1979126NYA
-Rex Hudler2B-LFMLB6-0202RightRight9/2/196018Tempe,Arizona1978118NYA
-Dennis IrwinCAAA6-0170RightRight1/11/195425Tulare,California1972362NYA
-Tim JordanOFA+6-2175LeftLeft11/8/195820Lewiston,Maine197717419MIL
-Pete KhouryOFA+6-0196RightRight4/11/195722Fall River,Massachusetts19785130NYA
-Amos LewisP-IFAA6-3185RightRight8/14/196018Mims,Florida1978246TEX
-Ronald LuongoPA+6-1190RightRight3/18/195623Everett,Massachusetts1978UDFA NYA
-Jim LysgaardPAAA6-1185RightRight6/11/195425 197437675NYN
-Willie McGeeRF-CFMLB6-1185BothRight11/2/195820San Francisco,California1977115NYA
-Mike McLeodPA+5-11185RightRight9/1/195523Orlando,Florida197719488NYA
-Daniel Moroff3BA+6-1175RightRight6/6/195821Clearwater,Florida197711283NYA
-Jose PaulinoOFAA5-11160RightRight3/12/195524San Juan,Dominican Republic1978UDFA NYA
-Dan PlanteCAAA6-3195RightRight2/14/196019Culver City,California19788208NYA
-Frank RicciPAA6-3175RightRight11/3/195721Toledo,Ohio197926666NYA
-Wesley RobbinsOF-2BAA5-10173RightRight1/25/195722 1979UDFA NYA
-Brian RyderPAAA6-6175RightRight2/13/196019Worcester,Massachusetts1978126NYA
-Rafael SantanaSSMLB6-1165RightRight1/31/195821La Romana,Dominican Republic1977UDFA NYA
-Rick SantaroneCA+6-2205RightRight5/14/195920Camden,New Jersey19798188NYA
-Roger SlaglePMLB6-3190RightRight11/4/195325Wichita,Kansas1976475SDN
-Mark SoftyPAA6-3205RightRight5/22/195425Rockville Centre,New York197618424NYA
-Karl SteffenPA+6-1180LeftLeft9/4/195622Troy,New York197819491NYA
-Pat Tabler1B-OFMLB6-2200RightRight2/2/195821Hamilton,Ohio1976116NYA
-Jeff TaylorCAA6-4200RightRight2/9/195623Wilmington,Delaware19789234NYA
-Rafael Villaman2B-SSAA5-8155BothRight9/3/196018Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1978UDFA NYA
-Matt WintersRFMLB6-3215LeftRight3/18/196019Buffalo,New York1978124NYA
Team PersonnelPosition 
Doug HolmquistManager 


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