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1979 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 683-718 -35
Manager(s): Danny Ozark, Dallas Green
General Manager: Paul Owens
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 2,775,011 2/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Money (#46) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Bobby Tiefenauer
First Base Coach: Bobby Wine
Hitting Coach: Tony Taylor
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: Billy DeMars

#1 Draft Picks

Larry Christenson (#3), Lonnie Smith (#3), Greg Luzinski (#11), Dave Rader (#18), Dan Larson (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Pete Rose1B3862890208
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5
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4
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59201195322100518.331.418.430848.099.264.3420.34157.0270730
21Bake McBrideOF3058282163
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12
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12
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602514417743376.280.328.411739.131.220.3021.8848.5239637
31Garry MaddoxOF2954870154
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28
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6
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13
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612613177145178.281.304.425729.144.199.2994.1842.2233577
20Mike Schmidt3B29541109137
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25
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4
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45
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114951201153122913.253.386.564950.311.540.2360.9612.0305675
10Larry BowaSS3353974130
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17
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11
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03120961321512611.241.316.314630.072.206.2530.52--169619
19Greg LuzinskiOF2845247114
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1
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18
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8133561031050710.252.343.427770.175.299.2841.8425.1193525
9Manny Trillo2B2843140112
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22
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1
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6
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42472059438413.260.296.357653.097.137.2862.9571.8154467
8Bob BooneC3139838114
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21
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3
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9
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5814493329419.286.367.422789.136.251.2940.6744.2168454
23Greg GrossOF261742158
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6
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3
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0155229504033.333.422.402824.069.253.3370.17--70206
25Del UnserOF-1B341412642
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8
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06
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2920143302134.298.354.482836.184.298.3432.3623.568159
11Tim McCarverC371371333
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1220191215227.241.333.314647.073.226.2540.63137.043161
32Steve CarltonP3494921
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3
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00101031710214.223.253.255508.032.074.2695.67--24101
22Mike AndersonOF28781218
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212131400002.231.341.321662.090.244.2701.0878.02591
18Rudy MeoliSS-2B2873213
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062091501202.178.268.260528.082.233.2241.67--1984
35Nino EspinosaP2572314
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0060141500402.194.237.222459.028.069.2463.75--1680
47Randy LerchP2472611
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5013800312.153.184.250434.097.125.1562.6772.01879
14Bud Harrelson2B-SS3571720
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00733131410111.282.395.366761.085.268.3451.08--2687
16Ramon Aviles2B2761717
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0012008811301.279.371.311682.033.164.3211.00--1973
6Dave RaderC3054311
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5006700203.204.283.315598.111.222.2171.1754.01762
1Jose CardenalOF3548410
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009108801003.208.321.271592.063.250.2501.00--1356
34Keith MorelandC2548318
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08003500001.375.412.521933.146.208.4191.67--2551
44Dick RuthvenP284126
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00000021120200.146.222.146368.000.049.2005.50--647
38Larry ChristensonP253149
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11021300300.290.333.548881.258.355.4716.5031.01736
48Dickie NolesP223013
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0010021500100.100.156.133289.033.100.2007.50--433
27Lonnie SmithOF233045
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003211700000.167.194.233427.067.133.2177.00--731
26John PoffOF261922
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001001400001.105.150.158308.053.105.1334.00--320
18John Vukovich3B311503
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001000300000.200.200.267467.067.067.250----415
42Ron ReedP361013
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000001400200.300.364.400764.100.200.5004.00--413
33Kevin SaucierP221001
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0000000700000.100.100.100200.000.000.333----110
17Pete MackaninSS-3B27921
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2001200000.111.200.444644.333.444.0002.009.0410
49Rawly EastwickP287000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
43Doug BirdP29611
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0000001400000.167.286.167453.000.167.5004.00--17
45Tug McGrawP34601
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0000000200100.167.167.167334.000.000.250----17
48Dan LarsonP245000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
39Jim KaatP401000000000110000.000.500.000500.000.000-----02
41Jim LonborgP371000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals215554636831453250531196411287660276437666057124.266.336.396732.131.250.2881.2745.921666182
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Steve Carlton3418113.623535134002512021121012589213101151.167.240.903.197.642.39
47Randy Lerch2410133.743735610021422898892060924131.359.590.842.523.871.53
35Nino Espinosa2514123.653333830021221194862065883131.308.960.852.763.741.35
44Dick Ruthven28754.282020320012212159581037583021.308.930.742.734.281.57
38Larry Christenson255104.50191720101061185653930532321.4010.020.762.554.501.77
42Ron Reed361384.15610003751021105247932583021.399.710.792.825.121.81
48Dickie Noles22343.801414000090804038638421221.318.000.603.804.201.11
45Tug McGraw34435.1465100431683835648929572021.338.890.963.116.111.97
49Rawly Eastwick28364.885100023682904645825475011.399.760.872.715.101.88
33Kevin Saucier22144.21292007162683129433211031.639.870.584.793.050.64
43Doug Bird29205.163211010061733535716332021.4610.771.032.364.872.06
48Dan Larson24114.263300001917991990011.378.050.474.264.261.00
40Warren Brusstar27107.071300041142312111430001.9314.790.642.571.930.75
39Jim Kaat40104.5031002089441520001.7510.131.135.632.250.40
41Jim Lonborg370111.574100207141093470012.5718.003.865.149.001.75
34Jack Kucek26109.0040000046442120001.7513.504.502.254.502.00
22Mike Anderson28000.0010001012000020002.0018.000.000.0018.00--
Pitching Totals84784.16424163331013029144114557186661354777873618291.349.090.842.984.921.65
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Mike Anderson28100000000700------------------.9736832
Ramon Aviles27000270000000------.977------------40442
Doug Bird293200000000001.000------------------420
Bob Boone310117002000000--.988----.500----------527668
Larry Bowa330000014600000----------.991--------2294486
Warren Brusstar271300000000001.000------------------120
Jose Cardenal35001000000120----1.000------------1.0001600
Steve Carlton34350000000000.875------------------3325
Larry Christenson251900000000001.000------------------4150
Rawly Eastwick285100000000001.000------------------440
Nino Espinosa25330000000000.957------------------11342
Greg Gross26000000000730------------------.9788252
Bud Harrelson350002591700010------.9901.000.889--------63714
Jim Kaat40300000000001.000------------------010
Jack Kucek2640000000000--------------------000
Dan Larson24300000000001.000------------------140
Randy Lerch24370000000000.981------------------13381
Jim Lonborg37400000000001.000------------------100
Greg Luzinski280000000001250------------------.94615639
Pete Mackanin2700022200000------1.0001.0001.000--------190
Garry Maddox290000000001400------------------.996433132
Bake McBride300000000001470------------------.989341124
Tim McCarver37031000000010--.989----------------174122
Tug McGraw346500000000001.000------------------640
Rudy Meoli280001511600000------.9811.000.984--------37752
Keith Moreland25013000000000--1.000----------------7130
Dickie Noles22140000000000.955------------------4171
John Poff2600100000040----1.000------------.875801
Dave Rader30025000000000--.932----------------6265
Ron Reed366100000000001.000------------------3130
Pete Rose380015915000000----.9951.000.833----------14299310
Dick Ruthven28200000000000.937------------------691
Kevin Saucier22290000000000.933------------------2121
Mike Schmidt290000157200000--------.9541.000--------11536323
Lonnie Smith23000000000110------------------1.0001910
Manny Trillo280001180000000------.985------------27036810
Del Unser340022000000300----.975------------.97811853
John Vukovich3100037000000------1.0001.000----------2130


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