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1979 Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+)

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Parent Organization: New York Yankees
W-L Record: 92-51 .643
Rank: 1st in Florida State League Southern
Run Differential: 549-412 + 137
Manager(s): Doug Holmquist
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Ballpark: Fort Lauderdale Stadium
Attendance: 76,762 4/10
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Pat Tabler (#16), Rex Hudler (#18), Matt Winters (#24), Brian Ryder (#26)
Florida State 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 Fort Lauderdale Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Steve Balboni1B6-3235R-R22NYA: 1978-2-52MLB--
    -Byron BallardP6-4205R-R20PHI: 1977-2-46AA--
    -Paul BorisP6-2200R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Ricky BurdetteP6-2195L-L22PHI: 1976-3-66AA--
    -Ron Campbell2B0R-R-Not draftedA+--
    -Rich CarlucciP6-2180L-R22NYA: 1978-18-467AAA--
    -Tom EchstenkamperOF5-11175R-R20NYA: 1979-7-181A+--
    -David Garcia2B6-1165B-R21NYA: 1978-1-11AA--
    -Andrew GilmoreC6-2190L-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Scott GleckelP6-0195L-L22Not draftedAA--
    -Chuck HernandezP6-3200L-L18NYA: 1979-1-26AA--
    -Rex Hudler2B-LF6-0202R-R18NYA: 1978-1-18MLB--
    -Dennis IrwinC6-0170R-R25NYA: 1972-3-62AAA--
    -Tim JordanOF6-2175L-L20MIL: 1977-17-419A+--
    -Pete KhouryOF6-0196R-R22NYA: 1978-5-130A+--
    -Amos LewisP-IF6-3185R-R18TEX: 1978-2-46AA--
    -Ronald LuongoP6-1190R-R23Not draftedA+--
    -Jim LysgaardP6-1185R-R25NYN: 1974-37-677AAA--
    -Willie McGeeRF-CF6-1185B-R20NYA: 1977-1-15MLB--
    -Mike McLeodP5-11185R-R23NYA: 1977-19-488A+--
    -Daniel Moroff3B6-1175R-R21NYA: 1977-11-283A+--
    -Jose PaulinoOF5-11160R-R24Not draftedAA--
    -Dan PlanteC6-3195R-R19NYA: 1978-8-208AAA--
    -Frank RicciP6-3175R-R21NYA: 1979-26-666AA--
    -Wesley RobbinsOF-2B5-10173R-R22Not draftedAA--
    -Brian RyderP6-6175R-R19NYA: 1978-1-26AAA--
    -Rafael SantanaSS6-1165R-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Rick SantaroneC6-2205R-R20NYA: 1979-8-188A+--
    -Roger SlagleP6-3190R-R25SDN: 1976-4-75MLB--
    -Mark SoftyP6-3205R-R25NYA: 1976-18-424AA--
    -Karl SteffenP6-1180L-L22NYA: 1978-19-491A+--
    -Pat Tabler1B-OF6-2200R-R21NYA: 1976-1-16MLB--
    -Jeff TaylorC6-4200R-R23NYA: 1978-9-234AA--
    -Rafael Villaman2B-SS5-8155B-R18Not draftedAA--
    -Matt WintersRF6-3215L-R19NYA: 1978-1-24MLB--

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