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1979 New York YankeesAmerican League (MLB)
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Jim Beattie played for the 1979 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record89-71 (4th in American League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerBilly Martin,Bob LemonGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesYogi Berra (Bench Coach), Mike Ferraro (Third Base Coach), Art Fowler (Pitching Coach), Jim Hegan (Assistant Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach), Tom Morgan (Assistant Coach), Dom Scala (Bullpen Coach), Jeff Torborg (Bullpen Coach), Jeff Torborg (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTodd Demeter (#51)
Attendance2,537,765 (Rank: 3rd)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 85-54 ... West Haven Yankees (AA) 83-56 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 92-51 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 42-26 ... Paintsville Yankees (Rk) 52-13 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30Willie Randolph2bR2415357498155151356133129539355523.270.374.368.74221133682.280.098.300.33913.95.70.40.7114.821.3
1972- 7- 167-PIT
 
10Chris Chambliss1bL3014955461155273186332345351549.280.324.437.76124248599.281.157.220.3365.78.91.63.030.831.0
1970- 1-   1-CLE
 
9Graig Nettles3bL34145521711321512073125953008614.253.325.401.72620936588.246.148.259.32210.09.00.93.426.127.3
1965- 4-  74-MIN
 
44Reggie JacksonofL331314657813824229899865107205317.297.382.544.92625355537.326.247.389.40412.119.91.75.416.039.9
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
14Lou PiniellaofR35130461491372221169321731238617.297.320.425.74519635491.295.128.167.3243.56.31.82.241.925.6
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
20Bucky DentssR271414314799142232003730113815.230.287.285.57212318490.238.055.142.2637.66.10.80.4215.518.2
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
15Thurman MunsoncR329738242110183339123237014215.288.340.374.71414324419.309.086.168.3217.68.81.20.7127.321.8
1968- 1-   4-NYA
 
12Jim SpencerdhL31106295608515323530238250121112.288.367.593.96017541336.249.305.427.40611.37.40.76.912.848.2
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
17Mickey RiversofL3074286378218532537132112523.287.315.416.73111926307.296.129.161.3204.26.81.61.095.331.7
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
2Bobby MurcerofL33742644272120833112532221210.273.339.409.74810820294.284.136.231.3358.510.91.32.733.027.8
1964-   UDFA-NYA
 
6Roy Whitedh-ofB358120524446032722232105316.215.290.288.578599236.223.073.185.2679.88.90.91.368.320.5
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Juan BeniquezofR29621421936614173391721405.254.299.394.6935611158.256.140.204.3075.710.81.92.535.530.6
1968-   UDFA-BOS
 
38Jerry NarroncL23611231721314180092603102.171.226.309.535388136.181.138.211.2416.619.12.92.930.838.1
1974- 6- 132-NYA
 
17Oscar GambleofL2936113214441113200131300011.389.452.7351.1878316126.371.346.460.51010.310.31.08.710.336.4
1968-16- 363-CHN
 
11Fred Stanleyss-3bR3157100920102140151704101.200.236.270.506273110.220.070.110.2314.615.53.41.850.015.0
1966- 8- 143-HOU
 
27Brad GuldencL234092101540060191604003.163.238.207.445194105.197.044.130.2138.615.21.80.00.026.7
1975-17- 408-LAN
 
58Bobby BrownofB25306871731032121701000.250.271.324.59522471.333.074.118.2672.823.98.50.00.023.5
1972-11- 264-BAL
 
41Cliff JohnsondhR312864111760260010701140.266.360.453.81329876.268.187.344.34313.29.20.72.632.047.1
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
27Jay JohnstoneofL3323487101017102700000.208.240.292.53214250.225.084.146.2414.014.03.52.048.020.0
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
2,27Darryl JonesdhR2818476125106002702001.255.286.404.69019651.300.149.191.3053.913.73.50.00.050.0
1972- 5- 110-NYA
 
41George ScottdhR3516449143116102700100.318.340.500.84022547.351.182.250.3654.314.93.52.144.035.7
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
34Len RandleofB302039270003003200001.179.238.179.4177042.189.000.077.2027.14.80.70.00.00.0
1970- 1-  10-WS2
 
59Damaso GarciassR2211383101004200200001.263.263.289.55211138.278.026.079.2490.05.30.00.00.010.0
1975-   UDFA-NYA
 
18Brian Doyle2bL242032242005003101001.125.200.188.3886236.129.063.156.1868.32.80.30.00.050.0
1972- 4-  76-TEX
 
47,58Bruce RobinsoncL25612020002001000000.167.231.167.3982013.167.000.083.1947.70.00.00.00.00.0
1975- 1-  21-OAK
 
57Roy Staiger3bR29411131001001000101.273.308.364.6724113.250.091.182.2937.70.00.00.00.033.3
1970- 1-  24-NYN
 
2Paul BlairofR3525010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1810.020.00.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-NYN
 
24Dennis Werth1bR2634110000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2270.00.00.00.00.00.0
1974-19- 437-NYA
 
39Ron DavispR23441000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1976- 3-  56-CHN
 
Batting Totals: (29 players)1605421734144322640150694654650959018506348148.266.328.406.73421994166061.273.406.237.0008.49.71.22.536.128.8 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
25Tommy JohnL36STMLB2192.963736117310276.12681099196511111101.218.730.292.123.621.713.55.7003.06
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
49Ron GuidryL28STMLB1882.783330315232236.1203837320712019001.167.730.762.707.652.833.16.6923.03
1971- 3-  67-NYA
 
23Luis TiantR38STMLB1383.91303005100195.2190948522531040001.248.741.012.444.781.964.32.6193.94
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
29Catfish HunterR33STMLB295.31191901000105.012868621534342001.5410.971.292.912.911.005.83.1824.91
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
31Ed FigueroaR30STMLB464.13161604100104.21094948635421001.389.370.523.013.611.204.21.4003.68
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
39Ron DavisR23RelMLB1422.85440440021985.1842927528431001.328.860.532.954.541.543.06.8753.47
1976- 3-  56-CHN
 
43Ken ClayR25RelMLB175.40325270017278.18849471225287001.4510.111.382.873.221.125.63.1254.97
1972- 2-  38-NYA
 
45Jim BeattieR24STMLB365.2115132111076.0854544541321001.6610.070.594.863.790.785.33.3334.36
1975- 4-  91-NYA
 
46Don HoodL29S/RMLB313.0727621009167.1622423330221001.378.290.404.012.940.733.21.7503.99
1969- 1-  17-BAL
 
36Jim KaatL40RelMLB233.86401390013258.1642925414232001.349.870.622.163.551.644.47.4003.55
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
54Rich GossageR27R/CLMLB532.623603600331858.1481817519413001.157.410.772.936.332.162.78.6253.42
1970- 9- 204-CHA
 
53Ray BurrisR28RelMLB136.1815015007027.2402219510191001.8413.011.633.256.181.907.16.2504.79
1972-17- 399-CHN
 
19Dick TidrowR32RelMLB217.94140140010222.23820205472001.8915.091.991.592.781.757.94.6675.51
1967- 4-  76-CLE
 
56Dave RighettiL20STMLB013.63330000017.11077210130001.175.191.045.196.751.303.63.0004.46
1977- 1-   9-TEX
 
36,55Paul MirabellaL25RelMLB048.791019000014.116151431043001.8410.051.886.282.510.409.42.0006.99
1976- 1-  21-TEX
 
52Mike GriffinR22RelMLB004.1530300114.15220251001.7110.380.004.1510.382.504.15.0001.81
1976- 3-  60-TEX
 
19Rick AndersonR25RelMLB003.8610100002.11110400002.383.860.0015.430.000.003.86.0007.87
1972- 1-   4-PIT
 
50Roger SlagleR25RelMLB000.0010100102.00000020000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.0000.73
1976- 4-  75-SDN
 
53Bob KammeyerR28RelMLB00null10100000.0788200000----------0null.000-
1972-21- 492-NYA
 
Pitching Totals: (19 players)89713.86160160217438117371430144667261312345573145101.339.100.772.864.601.614.23.556  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRon Davis23MLBp44-8551502201.0000.450.24---44100.027.5Fielding by Day
PJim Kaat40MLBp40-58551011.9090.250.17---40100.025.0Fielding by Day
PTommy John36MLBp37-27615513569.9571.780.24---37100.023.1Fielding by Day
PRich Gossage27MLBp36-58140051.0000.140.09---36100.022.5Fielding by Day
PRon Guidry28MLBp33-23611291141.9761.210.17---33100.020.6Fielding by Day
PKen Clay25MLBp32-788121021.9520.630.26---32100.020.0Fielding by Day
PLuis Tiant38MLBp30-19513272242.9521.330.21---30100.018.8Fielding by Day
PDon Hood29MLBp27-6721402161.0000.590.24---27100.016.9Fielding by Day
PCatfish Hunter33MLBp19-10510101021.9521.050.19---19100.011.9Fielding by Day
PEd Figueroa30MLBp16-1049162127.9261.560.24---16100.010.0Fielding by Day
PRay Burris28MLBp15-27230051.0000.330.19---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
PJim Beattie24MLBp15-769161126.9621.670.33---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
PDick Tidrow32MLBp14-222801101.0000.710.45---14100.08.8Fielding by Day
PPaul Mirabella25MLBp10-14020021.0000.200.14---10100.06.3Fielding by Day
PMike Griffin22MLBp3-4000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PDave Righetti20MLBp3-17130141.0001.330.24---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PBob Kammeyer28MLBp1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PRick Anderson25MLBp1-2030031.0003.001.50---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PRoger Slagle25MLBp1-2100011.0001.000.50---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CThurman Munson32MLBc88--40544105459.9785.100.00322759790.755.0Fielding by Day
CJerry Narron23MLBc56--1671552187.9733.250.0023986191.835.0Fielding by Day
CBrad Gulden23MLBc40--1782414203.9955.050.002217140100.025.0Fielding by Day
CBruce Robinson25MLBc6--3302135.9435.500.0041-6100.03.8Fielding by Day
CCliff Johnson31MLB1b-c4--10100111.0002.750.002112814.32.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BChris Chambliss30MLB1b134--12999571351401.99510.400.00---14989.983.8Fielding by Day
1BJim Spencer31MLB1b26--23217235251.9929.580.00---10624.516.3Fielding by Day
1BThurman Munson32MLBc3--23002231.0007.670.00---973.11.9Fielding by Day
1BFred Stanley31MLBss-2b1--500051.0005.000.00---571.80.6Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Scott35MLB1b1--200021.0002.000.00---166.30.6Fielding by Day
1BDennis Werth26MLB1b-of1--510061.0006.000.00---333.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BWillie Randolph24MLB2b153--35547813128846.9855.440.00---153100.095.6Fielding by Day
2BBrian Doyle24MLB2b-ss13--11232536.9442.620.00---2065.08.1Fielding by Day
2BFred Stanley31MLBss-2b8--9151325.9603.000.00---5714.05.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGraig Nettles34MLB3b144--1103391630465.9663.120.00---14599.390.0Fielding by Day
3BFred Stanley31MLBss-2b16--5305240.8752.190.00---5728.110.0Fielding by Day
3BBrian Doyle24MLB2b-ss6--140051.0000.830.00---2030.03.8Fielding by Day
3BRoy Staiger29MLB3b4--270191.0002.250.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
3BJuan Beniquez29MLBof3--11100121.0004.000.00---624.81.9Fielding by Day
3BDamaso Garcia22MLB2b1--000000.000.00---119.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBucky Dent27MLBss141--21951217107748.9775.180.00---141100.088.1Fielding by Day
SSFred Stanley31MLBss-2b31--236821893.9782.940.00---5754.419.4Fielding by Day
SSDamaso Garcia22MLB2b10--9284441.9023.700.00---1190.96.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFReggie Jackson33MLBof125--274742285.9862.250.00---13195.478.1Fielding by Day
OFLou Piniella35MLBof112--2041341221.9821.940.00---13086.270.0Fielding by Day
OFBobby Murcer33MLBof70--169430176.9832.470.00---7494.643.8Fielding by Day
OFMickey Rivers30MLBof69--147440155.9742.190.00---7493.243.1Fielding by Day
OFJuan Beniquez29MLBof60--99420105.9811.720.00---6296.837.5Fielding by Day
OFOscar Gamble29MLBof27--4733253.9431.850.00---3675.016.9Fielding by Day
OFBobby Brown25MLBof27--5603059.9492.070.00---3090.016.9Fielding by Day
OFRoy White35MLBof27--45300481.0001.780.00---8133.316.9Fielding by Day
OFJay Johnstone33MLBof19--32000321.0001.680.00---2382.611.9Fielding by Day
OFLen Randle30MLB3b-2b11--19200211.0001.910.00---2055.06.9Fielding by Day
OFPaul Blair35MLBof2--600061.0003.000.00---2100.01.3Fielding by Day
OFDarryl Jones28MLBof2--100011.0000.500.00---1811.11.3Fielding by Day
OFRon Guidry28MLBp1--000000.000.00---333.00.6Fielding by Day
OFFred Stanley31MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---571.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJim Spencer31MLB1b71--000000.000.00---10667.044.4Fielding by Day
DHRoy White35MLBof29--000000.000.00---8135.818.1Fielding by Day
DHCliff Johnson31MLB1b-c22--000000.000.00---2878.613.8Fielding by Day
DHLou Piniella35MLBof16--000000.000.00---13012.310.0Fielding by Day
DHChris Chambliss30MLB1b16--000000.000.00---14910.710.0Fielding by Day
DHGeorge Scott35MLB1b15--000000.000.00---1693.89.4Fielding by Day
DHDarryl Jones28MLBof15--000000.000.00---1883.39.4Fielding by Day
DHOscar Gamble29MLBof6--000000.000.00---3616.73.8Fielding by Day
DHThurman Munson32MLBc5--000000.000.00---975.23.1Fielding by Day
DHJay Johnstone33MLBof3--000000.000.00---2313.01.9Fielding by Day
DHReggie Jackson33MLBof3--000000.000.00---1312.31.9Fielding by Day
DHLen Randle30MLB3b-2b2--000000.000.00---2010.01.3Fielding by Day
DHJerry Narron23MLBc1--000000.000.00---611.60.6Fielding by Day
DHBobby Brown25MLBof1--000000.000.00---303.30.6Fielding by Day
DHMickey Rivers30MLBof1--000000.000.00---741.40.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Yogi BerraBench Coach1925-05-12 54St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19651946-1965   C
Mike FerraroThird Base Coach1944-08-18 34Kingston,New York MLB1962-19721966-1972
1962-   UDFA-NYA
3B
Art FowlerPitching Coach1922-07-03 56Converse,South Carolina MLB1954-19641954-1964   P
Jim HeganAssistant Coach1920-08-03 58Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1941-19601941-1960   C
Charlie LauHitting Coach1933-04-12 46Romulus,Michigan MLB1956-19671956-1967   C
Bob LemonManager1920-09-22 58San Bernardino,California MLB1941-19581941-1958   P
Don LindebergScout -- --   SCOUT
Bill LiveseyScout -- --   EXEC
Billy MartinManager1928-05-16 51Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961   2B
Tom MorganAssistant Coach1930-05-20 49El Monte,California MLB1951-19631951-1963   P
Meade PalmerNew York Yankees1959-- 20Lansdale,Pennsylvania RK1981-1981-
1981-37- 835-NYA
OF
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster1917-09-25 61Brooklyn,New York MLB1941-19561941-1956   SS
Dom ScalaBullpen Coach1954-07-02 24Astoria,New York AA1977-1977-
1976- 9- 216-OAK
C-3B
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager1914-07-29 64- --   EXEC
Jeff TorborgBullpen Coach1941-11-26 37Montclair,New Jersey MLB1963-19731964-1973
1963-   UDFA-BOS
C
Jeff TorborgFirst Base Coach1941-11-26 37Montclair,New Jersey MLB1963-19731964-1973
1963-   UDFA-BOS
C
Bill WhiteBroadcaster1934-01-28 45Lakewood,Florida MLB1956-19691956-1969   1B