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1979 Philadelphia PhilliesNational League (MLB)
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Dick Ruthven played for the 1979 Philadelphia Phillies
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePhillies
LocationPhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
Record84-78 (4th in National League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank13th
BallparkVeterans Stadium
ManagerDallas Green,Danny OzarkGeneral ManagerPaul Owens
CoachesBilly DeMars (Third Base Coach), Herman Starrette (Pitching Coach), Tony Taylor (Hitting Coach), Bobby Tiefenauer (Bullpen Coach), Bobby Wine (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKyle Money (#46)
Attendance2,775,011 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 72-63 ... Reading Phillies (AA) 77-61 ... Peninsula Pilots (A+) 68-68 ... Spartanburg Phillies (A) 73-66 ... Central Oregon Phillies (A-) 43-28 ... Helena Phillies (Rk) 43-26 ...
Years Available1883-2018

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)
14Pete Rose1bB3816362890208405459201195322051018.331.418.430.84827049730.342.099.264.38113.04.40.30.6157.023.6
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
21Bake McBrideofL3015158282163161212602514417743736.280.328.411.73923940637.302.131.220.3286.412.11.91.948.524.5
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
31Garry MaddoxofR291485487015428613612613177141758.281.304.425.72923347577.299.144.199.3183.012.34.22.342.230.5
1968- 2-  38-SFN
 
20Mike Schmidt3bR2916054110913725445114951201153291213.253.386.564.95030574675.236.311.540.40717.817.01.06.712.054.0
1971- 2-  30-PHI
 
10Larry BowassB3314753974130171103120961321126511.241.316.314.63016928619.253.073.206.2879.95.20.50.00.021.5
1965-   UDFA-PHI
 
19Greg LuzinskiofR2813745247114231188133561031007510.252.343.427.77019342525.284.175.299.34210.719.61.83.425.136.8
1968- 1-  11-PHI
 
9Manny Trillo2bR2811843140112221642472059484313.260.296.357.65315429467.286.097.137.2914.312.63.01.371.825.9
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
8Bob BoonecR311193983811421395814493324199.286.367.422.78916833454.294.136.251.34910.87.30.72.044.229.0
1969- 6- 126-PHI
 
23Greg GrossofL261111742158630155229500343.333.422.402.824709206.337.069.253.37014.12.40.20.00.015.5
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
25Del Unserof-1bL349514126428062920143301324.298.354.482.8366814159.343.184.298.3648.820.82.43.823.533.3
1966- 4-  59-PIT
 
11Tim McCarvercL377913713335111220191212257.241.333.314.647437161.254.073.226.28811.87.50.60.6137.021.2
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
32Steve CarltonpL343694921300101031712104.223.253.255.508243101.269.032.074.2333.016.85.70.00.014.3
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
22Mike AndersonofR2879781218401212131400002.231.341.321.66225591.270.090.244.31114.315.41.11.178.027.8
1969- 1-   6-PHI
 
18Rudy Meoliss-2bL28307321341062091502012.178.268.260.52819584.224.082.233.24310.717.91.70.00.038.5
1969- 4-  77-CAL
 
35Nino EspinosapR25367231420060141504002.194.237.222.45916280.246.028.069.2145.018.83.80.00.014.3
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
47Randy LerchpL2438726112115013803102.153.184.250.43418479.156.097.125.1943.810.12.71.372.036.4
1973- 8- 170-PHI
 
14Bud Harrelson2b-ssB355371720600733131411101.282.395.366.76126687.345.084.268.35314.916.11.10.00.030.0
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
16Ramon Aviles2bR27276171720012008813011.279.371.311.68219273.321.032.164.31711.011.01.00.00.011.8
1969-   UDFA-BOS
 
6Dave RadercL3031543111115006702003.204.283.315.59817362.217.111.222.2759.711.31.21.654.027.3
1967- 1-  18-SFN
 
1Jose CardenalofR3529484103009108800013.208.321.271.59213356.250.063.250.27614.314.31.00.00.030.0
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
34Keith MorelandcR2514483183208003500001.375.412.521.93325551.419.146.208.4125.99.81.70.00.027.8
1975- 7- 156-PHI
 
44Dick RuthvenpR2821412600000021122000.146.222.146.3686047.200.000.049.1864.323.45.50.00.00.0
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
38Larry ChristensonpR2519314931111021303000.290.333.548.88117536.471.258.355.3835.636.16.52.831.055.6
1972- 1-   3-PHI
 
48Dickie NolespR2214301310010021501000.100.156.133.2894133.200.033.100.1416.145.57.50.00.033.3
1975- 4-  84-PHI
 
27Lonnie SmithofR231730452003211700000.167.194.233.4277231.217.066.133.1943.222.67.00.00.040.0
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
26John PoffofL261219221001001400001.105.150.158.3083120.133.053.105.1455.020.04.00.00.050.0
1974-   UDFA-PHI
 
18John Vukovich3bR311015031001000300000.200.200.267.4674115.250.067.067.2070.020.00.00.00.033.3
1966- 1-  10-PHI
 
42Ron ReedpR366110131000001402000.300.364.400.7644113.500.100.200.3467.730.84.00.00.033.3
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
33Kevin SaucierpR222910010000000700000.100.100.100.2001010.333.000.000.0910.070.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 2-  27-PHI
 
17Pete Mackaninss-3bR27139210012001200000.111.200.444.6444110.000.333.444.28010.020.02.010.09.0100.0
1969- 4-  73-WS2
 
49Rawly EastwickpR28517000000000500000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.071.40.00.00.00.0
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
45Tug McGrawpR34656010000000201000.167.167.167.334107.250.000.000.1510.028.60.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
43Doug BirdpR29326110000001400000.167.286.167.453107.500.000.167.23114.357.14.00.00.00.0
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
48Dan LarsonpR2435000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
39Jim KaatpL4031000000000110000.000.500.000.500002.000.000.000.3710.050.00.00.00.00.0
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
41Jim LonborgpR3741000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
Batting Totals: (36 players)16254636831453250531196411287660276437605766124.266.340.396.73621664226219.288.396.250.0009.712.31.31.945.929.0 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
32Steve CarltonL34STMLB18113.623535013400251.02021121012589213101101.167.240.903.197.642.394.02.6213.39
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
47Randy LerchL24STMLB10133.74373526100214.022898892060924101.359.590.842.523.871.534.12.4353.93
1973- 8- 170-PHI
 
35Nino EspinosaR25STMLB14123.65333308300212.021194862065883101.308.960.852.763.741.353.99.5384.05
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
44Dick RuthvenR28STMLB754.27202003200122.112159581037583001.298.900.742.724.271.574.34.5833.75
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
38Larry ChristensonR25STMLB5104.50191722010106.01185653930532301.4010.020.762.554.501.774.75.3333.68
1972- 1-   3-PHI
 
42Ron ReedR36RelMLB1384.156106100375102.01105247932583001.399.710.792.825.121.814.59.6193.68
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
48Dickie NolesR22STMLB343.8014140000090.0804038638421201.318.000.603.804.201.114.00.4293.93
1975- 4-  84-PHI
 
45Tug McGrawL34R/CLMLB435.166516400431683.2835648929572001.358.930.973.126.131.976.02.5713.81
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
49Rawly EastwickR28RelMLB364.90510510023682.2904645825475001.409.800.872.725.121.885.01.3333.76
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
33Kevin SaucierL22RelMLB144.1929227007162.1683129433211001.639.820.584.763.030.644.48.2004.48
1974- 2-  27-PHI
 
43Doug BirdR29RelMLB205.16321311010061.0733535716332001.4610.771.032.364.872.065.161.0003.93
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
48Dan LarsonR24STMLB114.26330000019.017991990001.378.050.474.264.261.004.26.5003.89
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
40Warren BrusstarR27RelMLB106.9113013004114.12312111430001.9114.440.632.511.880.757.531.0004.06
1974- 4-  67-PHI
 
39Jim KaatL40S/RMLB104.3231200208.19441520001.739.721.085.402.160.404.321.0005.61
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
41Jim LonborgR37S/RMLB0111.0541300207.1141093470002.5417.183.684.918.591.7512.27.0007.78
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
34Jack KucekR26RelMLB108.3140400004.16442120001.7112.464.152.084.152.008.311.0008.50
1974- 2-  32-CHA
 
22Mike AndersonR28RelMLB000.0010100101.02000020002.0018.000.000.0018.0000.00.000-1.27
1969- 1-   6-PHI
 
Pitching Totals: (17 players)84784.1616316326133101302914401455718666135477787361801.349.090.842.984.921.654.49.519  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTug McGraw34MLBp65-836400101.0000.150.12---65100.040.1Fielding by Day
PRon Reed36MLBp61-10231303161.0000.260.16---61100.037.7Fielding by Day
PRawly Eastwick28MLBp51-82440081.0000.160.10---51100.031.5Fielding by Day
PRandy Lerch24MLBp37-21413381552.9811.380.24---3897.422.8Fielding by Day
PSteve Carlton34MLBp35-2513325040.8751.000.14---3697.221.6Fielding by Day
PNino Espinosa25MLBp33-21211342247.9571.360.21---3691.720.4Fielding by Day
PDoug Bird29MLBp32-61420061.0000.190.10---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PKevin Saucier22MLBp29-622121115.9330.480.23---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PDick Ruthven28MLBp20-122691116.9380.750.12---2195.212.3Fielding by Day
PLarry Christenson25MLBp19-10641500191.0001.000.18---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PDickie Noles22MLBp14-904171122.9551.500.23---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PWarren Brusstar27MLBp13-14120031.0000.230.21---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PJim Lonborg37MLBp4-7100011.0000.250.14---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PJack Kucek26MLBp4-4000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PDan Larson24MLBp3-19140151.0001.670.26---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PJim Kaat40MLBp3-8010011.0000.330.13---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PMike Anderson28MLBof1-1000000.000.00---791.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBob Boone31MLBc117--5276578599.9885.060.005442211998.372.2Fielding by Day
CTim McCarver37MLBc31--1741220188.9896.000.001413-7939.219.1Fielding by Day
CDave Rader30MLBc25--6265173.9322.720.0015813180.615.4Fielding by Day
CKeith Moreland25MLBof-3b13--71301741.0005.690.0012521492.98.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BPete Rose38MLBof-1b159--14248781241519.9959.500.00---16397.598.1Fielding by Day
1BDel Unser34MLBof22--7452681.9753.590.00---9523.213.6Fielding by Day
1BJohn Poff26MLBof-1b1--100011.0001.000.00---128.30.6Fielding by Day
1BJose Cardenal35MLBof1--200021.0002.000.00---293.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BManny Trillo28MLB2b118--2703681084648.9855.410.00---118100.072.8Fielding by Day
2BRamon Aviles27MLB2b-ss27--40442886.9773.110.00---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
2BBud Harrelson35MLBss25--5447111102.9904.040.00---5347.215.4Fielding by Day
2BRudy Meoli28MLBss-3b15--14371752.9813.400.00---3050.09.3Fielding by Day
2BJohn Vukovich31MLB3b3--240061.0002.000.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
2BPete Mackanin27MLB2b-ss2--130041.0002.000.00---1315.41.2Fielding by Day
2BPete Rose38MLBof-1b1--100011.0001.000.00---1630.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BMike Schmidt29MLB3b157--1143612336498.9543.030.00---16098.196.9Fielding by Day
3BBud Harrelson35MLBss9--090191.0001.000.00---5317.05.6Fielding by Day
3BJohn Vukovich31MLB3b7--090191.0001.290.00---1070.04.3Fielding by Day
3BPete Rose38MLBof-1b5--462012.8332.000.00---1633.13.1Fielding by Day
3BPete Mackanin27MLB2b-ss2--030031.0001.500.00---1315.41.2Fielding by Day
3BBob Boone31MLBc2--01102.5000.500.00---1191.71.2Fielding by Day
3BRudy Meoli28MLBss-3b1--010011.0001.000.00---303.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSLarry Bowa33MLBss146--229448680683.9914.640.00---14799.390.1Fielding by Day
SSBud Harrelson35MLBss17--9153127.8891.410.00---5332.110.5Fielding by Day
SSRudy Meoli28MLBss-3b16--23371561.9843.750.00---3053.39.9Fielding by Day
SSMike Schmidt29MLB3b2--120231.0001.500.00---1601.31.2Fielding by Day
SSPete Mackanin27MLB2b-ss2--030031.0001.500.00---1315.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFBake McBride30MLBof147--3411243357.9892.400.00---15197.490.7Fielding by Day
OFGarry Maddox29MLBof140--4331322448.9963.190.00---14894.686.4Fielding by Day
OFGreg Luzinski28MLBof125--156391168.9461.270.00---13791.277.2Fielding by Day
OFGreg Gross26MLBof73--8252289.9781.190.00---11165.845.1Fielding by Day
OFMike Anderson28MLBof70--6832173.9731.010.00---7988.643.2Fielding by Day
OFDel Unser34MLBof30--4401045.9781.470.00---9531.618.5Fielding by Day
OFJose Cardenal35MLBof12--14000141.0001.170.00---2941.47.4Fielding by Day
OFLonnie Smith23MLBlf-of11--19100201.0001.820.00---1764.76.8Fielding by Day
OFJohn Poff26MLBof-1b4--70108.8751.750.00---1233.32.5Fielding by Day
OFTim McCarver37MLBc1--000000.000.00---791.30.6Fielding by Day
OFBud Harrelson35MLBss1--000000.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Francisco AcevedoScout -- --   SCOUT
Ruben AmaroScout1936-01-06 43Veracruz,Mexico MLB1958-19691958-1969   SS-1B
Richie AshburnBroadcaster1927-03-19 52Tilden,Nebraska MLB1948-19621948-1962   OF
Billy DeMarsThird Base Coach1925-08-26 53Brooklyn,New York MLB1948-19511948-1951   SS
Dallas GreenManager1934-08-04 44Newport,Delaware MLB1960-19671960-1967
1955-   UDFA-PHI
P
Bill HarperScout1926-- 53- --   SCOUT
Dick LawlorScout -- --   SCOUT
Carl LoewenstineScout -- --   SCOUT
Paul OwensGeneral Manager1924-02-27 55Salamanca,New York --   EXEC
Danny OzarkManager1923-11-24 55Buffalo,New York --   2B
Gust PoulosScout -- --   SCOUT
Andy SeminickScout1920-09-12 58Pierce,West Virginia MLB1943-19571943-1957   C
Herman StarrettePitching Coach1938-11-20 40Statesville,North Carolina MLB1963-19651963-1965
1958-   UDFA-BAL
P
Tony TaylorHitting Coach1935-12-19 43Central Alava,Cuba MLB1955-19761958-1976   2B-3B
Bobby TiefenauerBullpen Coach1929-10-10 49Desloge,Missouri MLB1952-19681952-1968   P
Bobby WineFirst Base Coach1938-09-17 40New York,New York MLB1960-19721960-1972
1957-   UDFA-PHI
SS