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1979 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  71-91   .438
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Candlestick Park
Attendance:  1,456,402
Playoffs: Season in progress

San Francisco Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (41)
Youngest Player:  Max Venable (22)
Longest Tenure:  Randy Moffitt (8)
Top Hitter:  Billy North (21)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Garrelts (#15)

Roster Continuity:  86.25%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
41Darrell Evans+3b-1b25321967-3-55MLB160562681422321770679180214156.253.356.3910220661439885.4.266
22Jack Clark+of-1b42231973-13-294MLB143527841442522686118639516169.273.348.4760251598407936.2.286
36Billy North+of21311969-12-278MLB142460871191545305824968413135.259.386.3410157561374715.1.305
15Mike Ivie+1b53261970-1-1MLB133402581151832789514780170410.286.359.5471000220454302827.4.294
45Terry Whitfield+of-261971-1-19MLB13339452113204544543647467415.287.349.3960156445311575.0.312
31Larry Herndon+of-251971-3-54MLB132354359114573686297015323.257.313.3840136389277444.3.301
44Willie McCovey+1b-41UDFA: 1955MLB117353348890155702367012037.249.318.4020142393277454.4.269
10Johnnie LeMaster+ss-251973-1-6MLB108343428711232995235521316.254.304.3240111372271343.3.294
16Roger Metzger+ss73311969-1-16MLB94259246578031113233102516.251.311.340088288209313.9.284
20Joe Strain+2b6525UDFA: 1976MLB67257276281112841321301115.241.285.292075285216232.8.258
18Bill Madlock+3b30281970-5-97MLB69249376592741113181903123.261.309.398099270193365.0.258
47Dennis Littlejohn+c-241976-1-2MLB6319315386111300214604534.197.272.254049222167111.8.248
2Marc Hill+c-271970-10-227MLB6316920353031501262505235.207.308.278047200145142.7.222
21Rob Andrews+2b-261970-10-240MLB75154224030213418900445.260.289.318049170128153.2.259
3Mike Sadek+c-331967-5-83MLB6312614305011110152412416.238.322.302038147107122.9.284
49Max Venable+of-221976-3-67MLB55851214110333101811100.165.260.200017977531.1.209
14Vida Blue+p-291967-2-27MLB378371010130063500800.120.180.1690149781-2-0.7.191
18Greg Johnston+of-241975-12-272MLB427451520170021700001.203.224.270020766031.3.250
39Bob Knepper+p82251972-2-43MLB356661240190012410910.182.203.288019786431.1.262
30John Tamargo+c-271973-6-132MLB30607123026004800030.200.239.350021675163.2.189
26John Montefusco+p-29UDFA: 1973MLB24423731030111100201.167.186.286012453910.8.226
28Ed Halicki+p-281972-24-564MLB3334371001001900201.206.229.23508373010.6.280
40John Curtis+p-311968-1-10MLB2934351003002910600.147.216.17606433510.4.200
32Eddie Whitson+p83241974-6-131MLB18321500020001000500.156.156.156053732-1-0.7.227
9Hector Cruz+of-3b-261998-11-343MLB1625230001003700002.120.214.120032824-1-1.2.167
25Philip Nastu+p-24UDFA: 1977MLB2524110001003700400.042.148.042013127-1-1.4.059
43Tom Griffin+p-311966-1-4MLB5914110000000600100.071.071.071011514-1-2.7.125
25Dave Roberts+p-34-MLB265000000000200000.000.000.0000055--.000
17Randy Moffitt+p-301970-1-18MLB294000000000200000.000.000.0000044--.000
46Gary Lavelle+p-301967-20-396MLB704210000000200200.250.250.250016500.6.500
38Greg Minton+p-271970-3-55MLB464000000001100100.000.200.00000650-0.9.000
34Pedro Borbon+p-32UDFA: 1966MLB303010000000100000.333.333.333013203.4.500
30Bob Kearney+c-221977-14-348MLB20000000001000000.0001.000.00010000100--.000
Totals: (33 players)16253956721328192361256161407358092520618947100.246.319.3656841967613143766634.1.274

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
14Vida Blue+21291967-2-27MLB14145.01343410000237.024614313223111138801.519.340.874.225.240.80.2990.80
39Bob Knepper+34251972-2-43MLB9124.6434346200207.12411171073077123611.5310.461.303.345.340.63.3100.94
26John Montefusco+-29UDFA: 1973MLB383.9422220000137.01456460155176301.439.530.993.354.990.67.3040.89
28Ed Halicki+-281972-24-564MLB584.5833193130125.21348264124781211.449.600.863.375.800.58.2980.74
40John Curtis+62311968-1-10MLB1094.1827183250120.21216256154285801.359.021.123.136.340.49.2860.82
32Eddie Whitson+-241974-6-131MLB583.9518172010100.198474453962311.378.790.453.505.560.63--0.97
25Philip Nastu+-24UDFA: 1977MLB344.3225141010100.01055148144147201.469.451.263.694.230.87.2800.87
46Gary Lavelle+31301967-20-396MLB792.5170000552096.286312754280241.328.010.473.917.450.53.3081.35
43Tom Griffin+66311966-1-4MLB563.915930013294.183464194682501.377.920.864.397.820.56.2860.80
38Greg Minton+-271970-3-55MLB431.814600018479.259251602733821.086.670.003.053.730.82.2442.14
34Pedro Borbon+5732UDFA: 1966MLB434.893000013346.056282571326001.5010.961.372.545.090.50--0.78
25Dave Roberts+-34-MLB022.572610011342.042151231823201.439.000.643.864.930.78.2911.13
17Randy Moffitt+-301970-1-18MLB257.712800013235.053333051416101.9113.631.293.604.110.88.3750.90
19Al Holland+-261975-4-81MLB000.003000007.0300057001.143.860.006.439.000.71.1760.33
29Joe Coleman+-321965-1-3MLB000.005000103.2320020001.367.360.004.910.00----1.00
37Ed Plank+-271973-10-222MLB007.364000303.2953021003.0022.090.004.912.452.00.4742.50
Totals: (33 players)71914.17162162255137341,43614847516651255778805091.339.300.903.625.520.66.345 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dennis LittlejohnC633664367.9860.00 
Mike SadekC602462122.9930.00 
Marc HillC582833134.9910.00 
John TamargoC1761514.9850.00 
Bob KearneyC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Ivie1B9872440451.9950.00 
Willie McCovey1B89740481060.9870.00 
Bill Madlock1B590031.0000.00 
Marc Hill1B120011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joe Strain2B67147188632.9820.00 
Bill Madlock2B63137144732.9760.00 
Rob Andrews2B5396101921.9560.00 
Roger Metzger2B101418041.0000.00 
Mike Ivie2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrell Evans3B1591293693028.9430.00 
Mike Ivie3B434001.0000.00 
Rob Andrews3B311001.0000.00 
Jack Clark3B210001.0000.00 
Hector Cruz3B23210.8330.00 
Roger Metzger3B10000.0000.00 
Joe Strain3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnnie LeMasterSS1061603032052.9590.00 
Roger MetzgerSS781082191534.9560.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jack ClarkOF1402611357.9820.00 
Billy NorthOF130300842.9870.00 
Larry HerndonOF1221961082.9630.00 
Terry WhitfieldOF1061671083.9570.00 
Max VenableOF2530230.9140.00 
Mike IvieOF24253001.0000.00 
Greg JohnstonOF1727110.9660.00 
Hector CruzOF650001.0000.00 
Mike SadekOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary LavelleP709641310.9441.59 
Tom GriffinP599451911.9602.30 
Greg MintonP467932312.9632.95 
Vida BlueP34237104215.9811.97 
Bob KnepperP3420782651.8721.48 
Ed HalickiP3312591941.8752.01 
Pedro BorbonP30464310.8751.37 
Randy MoffittP283515001.0001.54 
John CurtisP27120413011.0001.27 
Dave RobertsP26421911.9092.14 
Philip NastuP2510061414.9521.80 
John MontefuscoP2213792012.9671.91 
Eddie WhitsonP1810021521.8951.53 
Joe ColemanP530000.0000.00 
Ed PlankP431010.5002.81 
Al HollandP370000.0000.00 


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