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1979 SAN DIEGO PADRES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  68-93   .422
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Roger Craig
General Manager:   Bob Fontaine
Stadium:  San Diego Stadium
Attendance:  1,456,967
Playoffs:  -

San Diego Padres affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gaylord Perry (40)
Youngest Player:  Brian Greer (20)
Longest Tenure:  Randy Jones, Dave Winfield (7)
Top Hitter:  Dave Winfield (2)
Top Pitcher:  Gaylord Perry (17)
Top Draft Pick:  Jody Lansford (#14)

Roster Continuity:  76.69%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
6Bill AlmonSS-3BMLB6-3190RightRight11/21/195226Providence,Rhode Island197411SDN

7Kurt Bevacqua3B-2BMLB6-1185RightRight1/23/194732Miami Beach,Florida19676102ATL
24Dan Briggs1B-OFMLB6-0180LeftLeft11/18/195226Scotia,California1970234CAL
16John D'AcquistoPMLB6-2205RightRight12/24/195127San Diego,California1970117SFN
4Paul DadeOF-3BMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/195127Seattle,Washington1970110CAL
33Juan EichelbergerPMLB6-3205RightRight10/21/195325St. Louis,Missouri1975119SDN
8Barry Evans3B-2BMLB6-1180RightRight11/30/195622Atlanta,Georgia1977234SDN
3Bill FaheyCMLB6-0200LeftRight6/14/195029Detroit,Michigan197011WS2
34Rollie FingersPMLB6-4195RightRight8/25/194632Steubenville,Ohio1964UDFA OAK
30Tim Flannery2B-3BMLB5-11175LeftRight9/29/195721Tulsa,Oklahoma19786135SDN
13Fernando Gonzalez2B-3BMLB5-10170RightRight6/19/195029Arecibo,Puerto Rico1969UDFA PIT
9Brian GreerOFMLB6-3210RightRight5/14/195920Lynwood,California197718SDN
21Mike Hargrove1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/26/194929Perryton,Texas197225572TEX
21Jay JohnstoneOFMLB6-1175LeftRight11/20/194533Manchester,Connecticut1963UDFA CAL
35Randy JonesPMLB6-0178RightLeft1/12/195029Fullerton,California1972597SDN
5Fred KendallCMLB6-1190RightRight1/31/194930Torrance,California1967468CIN
48Dennis KinneyPMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/26/195227Toledo,Ohio197010218CLE
42Mark LeePMLB6-4225RightRight6/14/195326Inglewood,California197613293SDN
29Mickey LolichPMLB6-0210BothLeft9/12/194038Portland,Oregon1959UDFA DET
27Steve MuraPMLB6-2190RightRight2/12/195524New Orleans,Louisiana1976229SDN
44Bob OwchinkoPMLB6-2195LeftLeft1/1/195524Detroit,Michigan197615SDN
15Broderick Perkins1BMLB5-10180LeftLeft11/23/195424Pittsburg,California197615341SDN
40Sam Perlozzo2BMLB5-9170RightRight3/4/195128Cumberland,Maryland1978UDFA MIN
36Gaylord PerryPMLB6-4215RightRight9/15/193840Williamston,North Carolina1958UDFA NY1
41Eric RasmussenPMLB6-3205RightRight3/22/195227Racine,Wisconsin197332676SLN
26Don ReynoldsOFMLB5-8178RightRight4/16/195326Arkadelphia,Arkansas197518410SDN
17Gene RichardsOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft9/29/195325Monticello,South Carolina197511SDN
32Bob ShirleyPMLB5-11185RightLeft6/25/195425Cushing,Oklahoma197618SDN
1Ozzie SmithSSMLB5-11150BothRight12/26/195424Mobile,Alabama1977486SDN
49Tom TellmannPMLB6-3195RightRight3/29/195425Warren,Pennsylvania197611245SDN
18Gene TenaceC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight10/10/194632Russellton,Pennsylvania196520399KC1
28Bobby TolanOFMLB5-11170LeftLeft11/19/194533Los Angeles,California1963UDFA SLN
20Jerry TurnerOFMLB5-9180LeftLeft1/17/195425Texarkana,Arkansas197210217SDN
25Jim WilhelmOFMLB6-3190RightRight9/20/195226San Rafael,California19747145SDN
31Dave WinfieldRFMLB6-6220RightRight10/3/195127St. Paul,Minnesota197314SDN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dave CampbellBroadcaster 
Bob ChandlerBroadcaster 
Jerry ColemanBroadcaster 
Roger CraigManager 
Cliff DittoScout 
Chuck EstradaPitching Coach 
Bob FontaineGeneral Manager 
Billy HermanHitting Coach 
Gustavo Lopez MorenoBroadcaster 
Doug RaderAssistant Coach 
Mario ThomasBroadcaster 
Whitey WietelmannAssistant Coach 
Don WilliamsAssistant Coach 


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