Get a daily email with MLB/Minor League statistics for a custom list of YOUR selected players. Sign up to the Player Tracker.
"Serving Baseball Statistics Since 2003"
Follow The Baseball Cube on Twitter for site updates, interesting statistics and random baseball commentary. Its free.
Home >> Teams >> Minor Leagues >> Southern League >> Savannah Braves >> 1979 Team Capsule >> Team Roster

1979 Savannah Braves (AA)

+ Team Roster
Parent Organization: Atlanta Braves
Nickname:
W-L Record: 60-83 .420
Rank: 5th in Southern League Eastern
Run Differential: 597-701 -104
Manager(s): Eddie Haas
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Ballpark: Grayson Stadium
Attendance: 85,001 8/10
Playoffs:
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Sonny Jackson

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Cole (#4)
Southern League Eastern Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8459.587--
7369.51410.5
6972.48914.0
6081.42623.0
6083.42024.0
Full League 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 Savannah Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Jose AlvarezP5-11175R-R23ATL: 1978-8-183MLB--
    -Steve BedrosianP6-3205R-R21ATL: 1978-3-53MLB--
    -Tim BrillOF6-1195R-R24CLE: 1977-21-525AA--
    -Dom ChitiP6-0190L-L20ATL: 1976-2-27AA--
    -Tim ColeP6-0185L-L20ATL: 1977-1-4AAA--
    -Gary CooperOF6-3175B-R22ATL: 1975-3-66MLB--
    -Joe CowleyP6-5210R-R20UDFAMLB--
    -Miguelito De La CruzC5-11170R-R21UDFAAA--
    -Clayton ElliottSS5-10175R-R23ATL: 1976-9-195AA--
    -Andres Forbes2B5-10160R-R22UDFAAA--
    -Tim GravenP6-0190R-L24ATL: 1974-2-30AA--
    -Steve HammondOF6-2190L-R22CAL: 1974-4-75MLB--
    -Billy HaslerigOF6-2185L-R24UDFAAAA--
    -Randy IngleSS-2B5-11195R-R24ATL: 1979-14-342AAA--
    -Terry LeachP6-0191R-R25BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    -Rufino LinaresOF6-0170R-R28UDFAMLB--
    -Stuart LivingstoneP6-2200R-R24UDFAAAA--
    -Mark LucasIF6-0183L-R23UDFAAA--
    -Daniel LuciaP5-10168R-R20ATL: 1977-18-445AA--
    -Michael MillerSS6-0170B-R22ATL: 1978-5-105AAA--
    -Ike PettawayP6-2197R-R24UDFAAAA--
    -Bob PorterOF5-10180L-L19ATL: 1977-3-56MLB--
    -Louis PrattP6-1185R-R22UDFAAA--
    -Rafael RamirezSS5-11190R-R21UDFAMLB--
    -Mike ShieldsP6-0160R-R22UDFAAAA--
    -Ken Smith1B6-1195L-R21HOU: 1979-16-398MLB--
    -Brian SnitkerC6-1190R-R23CHN: 1976-25-574AAA--
    -Scott ThayerOF6-4195R-R24UDFAAA--
    -Jim Wessinger2B5-10165R-R23ATL: 1976-6-123MLB--
    -Larry WhisentonOF6-1190L-L22ATL: 1975-2-42MLB--
    -Rick WietersP6-5215R-R24ATL: 1977-5-108AA--
    -Jesse WrightP6-1180L-L25UDFAAAA--
    -Kris YoderC6-2175R-R25CLE: 1972-7-146AAA--


    About Us  |  Site Map  |  Data Coverage  |  Support TBC | Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

    Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

    Please Support The Baseball Cube.