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1979 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 739-717 + 22
Manager(s): Tom Lasorda
General Manager: Al Campanis
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 2,860,954 1/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Steve Howe (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Mark Cresse
First Base Coach: Monty Basgall
First Base Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Hitting Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Red Adams
Third Base Coach: Preston Gomez

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Monday (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Bob Welch (#20), Rick Sutcliffe (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41323.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Dusty BakerOF3055486152
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881145670102316.274.339.455794.181.294.2781.2524.1252615
27Joe BeckwithP245100000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
34Ken BrettP301103
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0002000200001.273.273.273546.000.000.333----311
37Bobby CastilloP243000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
10Ron Cey3B3148777137
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20
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1
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28
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81338685280411.281.386.499885.218.394.2880.9917.4243577
33Vic DavalilloOF422727
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002202000000.259.310.296606.037.185.2590.00--829
13Joe FergusonC-OF323635495
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14
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020
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69107068262510.262.377.466843.204.399.2680.9718.2169440
51Terry ForsterP270000000001000000.0001.000.0001000.0001,000,00.100.0000.00--01
6Steve Garvey1B3064892204
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1103637592164625.315.349.497846.182.235.3101.5923.1322695
57Pedro GuerreroOF-1B2362715
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2
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02
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92011401011.242.250.371621.129.177.27714.0031.02364
29Gerry HannahsP26411
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0000000200000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
44Mickey HatcherOF-3B2493925
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51371210105.269.320.366686.097.151.3001.7193.034101
46Burt HootonP2975511
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0050011800800.147.158.187345.040.053.19318.00--1484
49Charlie HoughP313816
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002000900500.158.158.184342.026.026.207----743
14Von JoshuaOF311422240
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141172301005.282.315.408723.127.176.3193.2947.358149
36Lerrin LaGrowP30301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
27,21Dennis LewallynP25201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
15Dave Lopes2B34582109154
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73444978844638.265.368.464832.199.435.2690.9120.8270688
23Ted Martinez3B-SS311121930
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023241601103.268.293.330623.062.107.3124.00--37117
47Andy MessersmithP332212
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002000600100.091.091.136227.045.045.125----323
16Rick MondayOF3333210
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0002005600001.303.395.303698.000.152.3701.20--1038
11Manny MotaOF4142115
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0003003400202.357.400.357757.000.071.3951.33--1547
5Johnny OatesC334646
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002014101100.130.200.174374.043.109.1330.25--851
56Dave PattersonP22701
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0000010200200.143.143.143286.000-.143.200----19
31Doug RauP301412
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000002200100.143.250.214464.071.214.1671.00--317
41Jerry ReussP304247
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0010031910301.167.222.190412.024.095.3046.33--848
18Bill RussellSS3062772170
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566924431214420.271.296.359655.088.121.2811.7989.6225669
8Reggie SmithOF342344164
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3265315023035.274.354.466820.192.329.3051.6123.4109268
43Rick SutcliffeP2385621
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01
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170012000614.247.253.318571.071.082.30820.0085.02793
20Don SuttonP3477211
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00030011700801.143.154.143297.000.013.18317.00--1186
1,3Derrel ThomasOF2840647104
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44185414957539.256.322.350672.094.227.2791.2081.2142455
9Gary ThomassonOF273153978
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4542437014215.248.337.422759.175.317.2761.6322.5133361
35Bob WelchP221913
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0003000610300.158.158.158316.000.000.231----322
7Steve YeagerC303103367
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41102968085212.216.282.384666.168.265.2342.3423.8119346
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
27Joe Beckwith124.38170008237421818415280101.5410.220.973.656.811.87-1.188
20Don Sutton12153.82333261112262011099621611464111.168.000.842.435.812.39-1.078
43Rick Sutcliffe17103.46393051202422171049316971178621.308.070.603.614.351.21-1.511
41Jerry Reuss7143.543921411131601788863460837031.4910.010.223.384.671.38-2.000
38Lance Rautzhan027.2012000101999801152012.008.100.009.904.500.45-1.800
31Doug Rau155.301111110056733733322281041.7011.730.483.544.501.27-2.258
56Dave Patterson415.263600019653623531522340001.5810.530.853.745.771.55-1.462
47Andy Messersmith244.941111100062553434934263001.447.981.314.943.770.76-1.314
27,21Dennis Lewallyn015.257000401219870510012.0014.250.003.750.750.20-19.000
36Lerrin LaGrow513.413100018437381614218222101.519.240.494.385.351.22-1.500
49Charlie Hough754.7742140010015115288801666769181.449.060.953.934.531.15-1.478
46Burt Hooton11102.97292912100212191857011631296021.208.110.472.675.482.05-1.286
29Gerry Hannahs023.3742002116108621361001.445.621.127.313.370.46-1.000
51Terry Forster125.6217000821618111001181001.8110.120.006.194.500.73-2.250
37Bobby Castillo201.1219000157242653013250011.629.750.004.889.371.92-1.040
34Ken Brett433.453000014247522018112130111.369.960.192.302.491.08-3.643
35Bob Welch564.0025121010581824236732640031.419.110.783.567.112.00-1.056


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