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1979 Oklahoma City 89ers (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Philadelphia Phillies
W-L Record: 72-63 .533
Rank: 1st in American Association West
Run Differential: 729-681 + 48
Manager(s): Lee Elia
Ballpark: All Sports Stadium
Attendance: 193,792 2/8
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Mike Anderson (#6), Dan Larson (#21)
American Association West 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 Oklahoma City 89ers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Luis AguayoSS-2B5-9185R-R20UDFAMLB--
    -Porfi AltamiranoP6-0175R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike AndersonOF6-2200R-R28PHI: 1969-1-6MLB--
    -Carlos ArroyoP5-11160L-L20Not draftedAAA--
    -Ramon Aviles2B-SS5-9155R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Gary BeareP6-4205R-R26MIL: 1974-5-102MLB--
    -Fred BeeneP5-6160B-R36Not draftedMLB--
    -Marty BystromP6-5200R-R20Not draftedMLB--
    -Cardell CamperP6-3208R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Robert DeMeoC5-10175R-R27Not draftedAAA--
    -Kerry DineenOF5-11165L-L26NYA: 1973-4-85MLB--
    -Don FowlerP6-2185R-R22PHI: 1975-25-578AAA--
    -Orlando Gonzalez1B-OF6-2180L-L27CLE: 1974-18-410MLB--
    -Orlando IsalesOF5-9175R-R19Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack KucekP6-2200R-R26CHA: 1974-2-32MLB--
    -Dan LarsonP6-0180R-R24SLN: 1972-1-21MLB--
    -Peter ManosP6-1165R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Jose MartinezP6-3185R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Len Matuszek1B-OF6-2195L-R24PHI: 1976-5-113MLB--
    -Don McCormackC6-3205R-R23PHI: 1974-4-75MLB--
    -Rudy MeoliSS-3B5-9165L-R28CAL: 1969-4-77MLB--
    -Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R25PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    -Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11186R-R26PHI: 1974-5-99MLB--
    -Dickie NolesP6-2190R-R22PHI: 1975-4-84MLB--
    -John PoffOF-1B6-2190L-L26Not draftedMLB--
    -Luis RodriguezIF5-9165R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Stephen RulingP6-0180R-R25MIL: 1975-13-293AAA--
    -Orlando SanchezC6-1195L-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Kevin SaucierP6-1196R-L22PHI: 1974-2-27MLB--
    -Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R23PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    -John Vukovich3B6-1190R-R31PHI: 1966-1-10MLB--

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