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1979 Oneonta Yankees (A-)

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Parent Organization: New York Yankees
W-L Record: 42-26 .618
Rank: 1st in New York-Penn League Yawkey
Run Differential: 360-291 + 69
Manager(s): Art Mazmanian
Location: Oneonta, New York
Ballpark: Damaschke Field
Attendance: 38,446 2/10
Playoffs: League Champions
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Carlos Tosca

#1 Draft Picks

Matt Winters (#24)
New York-Penn League Yawkey 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 Oneonta Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Edward AndersenP6-4215R-R22HOU: 1975-2-38A+--
    -Hector AnguloOF5-11163R-R16Not draftedA---
    -Dave BuffamoyerC5-10185R-R21NYA: 1979-13-337A+--
    -Brian ButterfieldIF6-0200R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Greg CopelandP6-2190R-R18NYA: 1979-30-751A---
    -Todd Demeter1B6-5215R-R17NYA: 1979-2-51AA--
    -Roberto DennisOF6-2170R-R20Not draftedA+--
    -Tom EchstenkamperOF5-11175R-R20NYA: 1979-7-181A+--
    -Jose EncarnacionH6-00R-R17Not draftedA---
    -Al ErveyP6-2200R-R23Not draftedA+--
    -Pete FilsonP6-2195B-L20NYA: 1979-9-233MLB--
    -John FranksP6-4190L-R21NYA: 1978-2-51A---
    -David Garcia2B6-1165B-R21NYA: 1978-1-11AA--
    -Daniel GirataC5-10185R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Paul GnacinskiP6-2190R-R18Not draftedAAA--
    -Kevin IrotP6-3210R-R20NYA: 1979-27-689A--
    -Curt KaufmanP6-2175R-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Victor MataOF6-1165R-R18Not draftedMLB--
    -Don Mattingly1B5-11185L-L18NYA: 1979-19-493MLB--
    -Adolfo Mercedes3B0R-R-Not draftedA---
    -John NurthenP6-3195R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Vidal Payano2B5-10160R-R17Not draftedA+--
    -Ed RodriguezP6-2175L-L8Not draftedA+--
    -Eduard RodriguezSS5-11160R-R17Not draftedA---
    -Rick SantaroneC6-2205R-R20NYA: 1979-8-188A+--
    -John SenecaP6-4260R-R22NYA: 1979-28-710A---
    -Keith SmithSS6-1175B-R17NYA: 1979-15-389MLB--
    -Karl SteffenP6-1180L-L22NYA: 1978-19-491A+--
    -Glenn Swires3B5-10185R-R20NYA: 1979-2-52A+--
    -Freddie ToliverP6-1170R-R18NYA: 1979-3-77MLB--
    -Stefan WeverP6-8245R-R21NYA: 1979-6-155MLB--
    -Matt WintersRF6-3215L-R19NYA: 1978-1-24MLB--

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