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1979 Savannah Braves (AA)

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Parent Organization: Atlanta Braves
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: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Sonny Jackson

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Cole (#4)
Southern League Eastern 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-R20Not draftedMLB--
    -Miguelito De La CruzC5-11170R-R21Not draftedAA--
    -Clayton ElliottSS5-10175R-R23ATL: 1976-9-195AA--
    -Andres Forbes2B5-10160R-R22Not draftedAA--
    -Tim GravenP6-0190R-L24ATL: 1974-2-30AA--
    -Steve HammondOF6-2190L-R22CAL: 1974-4-75MLB--
    -Billy HaslerigOF6-2185L-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Randy IngleSS-2B5-11195R-R24ATL: 1979-14-342AAA--
    -Terry LeachP6-0191R-R25BOS: 1976-7-135MLB--
    -Rufino LinaresOF6-0170R-R28Not draftedMLB--
    -Stuart LivingstoneP6-2200R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Mark LucasIF6-0183L-R23Not draftedAA--
    -Daniel LuciaP5-10168R-R20ATL: 1977-18-445AA--
    -Michael MillerSS6-0170B-R22ATL: 1978-5-105AAA--
    -Ike PettawayP6-2197R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Bob PorterOF5-10180L-L19ATL: 1977-3-56MLB--
    -Louis PrattP6-1185R-R22Not draftedAA--
    -Rafael RamirezSS5-11190R-R21UDFAMLB--
    -Mike ShieldsP6-0160R-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Ken Smith1B6-1195L-R21HOU: 1979-16-398MLB--
    -Brian SnitkerC6-1190R-R23CHN: 1976-25-574AAA--
    -Scott ThayerOF6-4195R-R24Not draftedAA--
    -Jim Wessinger2B5-10165R-R23ATL: 1976-6-123MLB--
    -Larry WhisentonOF6-1190L-L22ATL: 1975-2-42MLB--
    -Rick WietersP6-5215R-R24ATL: 1977-5-108AA--
    -Jesse WrightP6-1180L-L25Not draftedAAA--
    -Kris YoderC6-2175R-R25CLE: 1972-7-146AAA--

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