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1979 Buffalo Bisons (AA)

+ Eastern League
Parent Organization: Pittsburgh Pirates
Nickname:
W-L Record: 72-67 .518
Rank: 4th in Eastern League
Run Differential: 830-779 + 51
Manager(s): Steve Demeter
Location: Buffalo, New York
Ballpark: War Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 133,148 1/6
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Harry Dorish

#1 Draft Picks

Eastern League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8356.597--
7761.5585.5
7366.52510.0
7267.51811.0
6376.45320.0
4991.35034.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosHi LvlAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Luis SalazarOFMLB230.11395611081811752786211144119554 .323.375.515890.193.289.3682.7020.8289619
-Tony PenaCMLB22-0.9134515891611643497543083211 .313.352.557909.245.305.3182.7715.1287549
-Rick LancellottiOFMLB22-0.913850695145147411076459885013 .287.358.585943.298.419.2671.4912.3296583
-Alfredo TorresOFAAA21-1.91294855813731511863240120327 .282.336.435771.153.237.3493.0044.1211537
-Chick Valley1BAAA230.1132479811293112598218771419 .269.380.495875.225.409.2650.8219.2237580
-Jerry McDonald2BAAA230.110737282119122126012128928231 .320.453.460913.140.379.3210.3131.0171467
-Tom McMillanSSMLB274.19733449851423351243765035 .254.324.335659.081.216.3031.76111.3112379
-Paul Djakanow3B-2BAAA274.1882624154731234223549320 .206.307.393700.187.321.2091.4021.8103302
-John MacAuleySSAAA241.162221406382317932529442 .285.365.380745.095.235.3141.1673.784256
-Dick Walterhouse3BAAA263.1592153951601033453958031 .237.353.405758.167.344.2771.4921.587258
-Matt Alexander3BMLB329.13213426421005161301218001 .313.367.500867.187.373.3301.5026.867147
-Ernest Young3BAA241.142130122422411101125102 .185.250.323573.138.231.1942.2732.542144
-Eugenio CotesOFAAA274.1391241927404141251228312 .218.298.347645.129.282.2452.3331.043142
-Jesus De la rosa1B-OFMLB252.12794924401923423001 .255.283.330613.074.106.3245.7594.03199
-Michael Barnes2BAA230.12573222230311222716010 .301.490.466956.164.534.3520.5924.334101
-Gary CicatielloOFAA21-1.9185891430162087010 .241.333.345678.103.276.2600.8858.02067
-Alberto LoisOFMLB230.11140811121110411100 .275.356.475831.200.325.3572.7540.01945
-Jeff EllisonAA241.14102200120061000 .200.500.5001000.300.900.1250.1710.0516
-Joseph GalantePAA263.1101000000000000 -----------00
Batting Totals12844613790129118335198723109585698393302749 .280.356.463819.184.318.3021.4723.321385258
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Alexander AriasAAA8-14.9775.282423400138.0170104812353659 01.6211.091.503.464.241.23
-Dave DraveckyMLB230.1674.263513112114.012571541159818 01.619.870.874.666.391.37
-Ricky EvansAAA230.1794.54288212109.011564551058768 01.599.500.834.796.281.31
-Stu CliburnAAA22-0.9663.231515700103.01105037543626 01.499.610.443.765.421.44
-James SmithAAA22-0.9904.40131360094.09454461144571 01.479.001.054.215.461.30
-Bob LongMLB241.14103.42440001092.09852351054735 01.659.590.985.287.141.35
-Fred BreiningMLB230.1542.70121232080.0773924441735 01.488.660.454.618.211.78
-Robert WeismillerAA- 515.64380001175.08558471228465 01.5110.201.443.365.521.64
-Ignacio MartinezAA20-2.9534.6820600175.07641391132587 01.449.121.323.846.961.81
-Joseph GalanteAA263.1534.82161310071.0925038732534 01.7511.660.894.066.721.66
-Marc GelinasAA22-0.9475.77131340064.0675241354294 01.899.420.427.594.080.54
-Robert RockAA21-1.9516.009810048.0613632824225 01.7711.441.504.504.130.92
-Ben WiltbankAAA230.11610.05111100043.070534810412512 02.5814.652.098.585.230.61
-Chick ValleyAAA230.1202.1610000125.0176619190 01.046.120.363.246.842.11
-Santo AlcalaMLB263.1006.147000122.0242015311162 01.599.821.234.506.551.45
-Phillip CyburtAA20-2.9129.005411018.0321918710120 02.3316.003.505.006.001.20
-James JohnstonAA263.1013.86200007.08831640 02.0010.291.297.715.140.67
-Alan GriffinAAA274.1004.50100004.02222030 00.504.504.500.006.75--
Batting Totals72674.733031393050281182132377962113959977481001.6310.071.064.565.891.29
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tony PenaC1287681202614.9720.00
Alfredo TorresC1258330.9530.00
Ernest YoungC2111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chick Valley1B130106310812109.9900.00
Dick Walterhouse1B749213.9810.00
Alfredo Torres1B6292021.0000.00
Jesus De la rosa1B536212.9740.00
Gary Cicatiello1B110011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry McDonald2B971752982155.9570.00
Michael Barnes2B173436710.9090.00
John MacAuley2B12184044.9350.00
Paul Djakanow2B9171515.9700.00
Tom McMillan2B71222021.0000.00
Dick Walterhouse2B386021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Matt Alexander3B27123693.8420.00
Dick Walterhouse3B24173694.8550.00
Paul Djakanow3B1382117156.9300.00
Ernest Young3B1171110.9470.00
Luis Salazar3B1092713.9730.00
Michael Barnes3B33632.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom McMillanSS901712203853.9110.00
John MacAuleySS501051301534.9400.00
Paul DjakanowSS411011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick LancellottiOF13819013162.9270.00
Luis SalazarOF13231215123.9650.00
Alfredo TorresOF901779151.9250.00
Eugenio CotesOF2544070.8630.00
Alberto LoisOF1124110.9620.00
Gary CicatielloOF8100001.0000.00
Dick WalterhouseOF712020.8570.00
Matt AlexanderOF614010.9330.00
Jerry McDonaldOF590001.0000.00
Jesus De la rosaOF440001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob LongP4441211.9410.00
Robert WeismillerP38610001.0000.00
Dave DraveckyP3562412.9680.00
Ricky EvansP2831721.9090.00
Alexander AriasP24112735.9270.00
Ignacio MartinezP2031130.8240.00
Joseph GalanteP167812.9370.00
Stu CliburnP15920021.0000.00
Marc GelinasP1381111.9500.00
James SmithP1371742.8570.00
Fred BreiningP127610.9290.00
Ben WiltbankP11310011.0000.00
Chick ValleyP1004001.0000.00
Robert RockP93411.8750.00
Santo AlcalaP720001.0000.00
Phillip CyburtP527001.0000.00
James JohnstonP202001.0000.00
Alan GriffinP101001.0000.00


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