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1979 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 672-751 -79
Manager(s): Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,456,402 17/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Scott Garrelts (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Bullpen Coach: Tom Haller
First Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Hitting Coach: Hank Sauer
Pitching Coach: Larry Shepard
Third Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Third Base Coach: Dave Bristol

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Joe Coleman (#3), Johnnie LeMaster (#6), Roger Metzger (#16), Terry Whitfield (#19)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41323.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Rob Andrews2B261542240
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13418900445.260.289.318607.058.130.2591.1277.049170
14Vida BlueP2983710
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1
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01
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30063500800.120.180.169349.048.120.1915.8383.01497
34Pedro BorbonP32301
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
22Jack ClarkOF2352784144
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25
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2
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26
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86118639516169.273.347.476823.203.328.2861.5120.3251597
9Hector CruzOF262523
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0001003700002.120.214.120334.000.120.1672.33--328
40John CurtisP313435
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1
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003002910600.147.194.176370.029.088.2004.50--642
41Darrell Evans3B3256268142
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23
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2
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17
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70679180214156.253.354.391745.139.299.2660.8833.1220659
43Tom GriffinP311411
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0000000600100.071.071.071142.000.000.125----115
28Ed HalickiP283437
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001001900201.206.229.235464.029.059.2809.00--837
31Larry HerndonOF253543591
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14
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5
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3686297015323.257.312.384696.127.215.3012.4150.6136388
2Marc HillC271692035
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03
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1501262505235.207.308.278586.071.219.2220.9656.347200
15Mike Ivie1B2640258115
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18
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3
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27
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89514780170410.286.358.547905.261.388.2941.7014.9220453
18Greg JohnstonOF2474515
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70021700001.203.224.270494.068.095.2508.5074.02076
30Bob KearneyC220000000001000000.0001.000.0001000.0001,000,00.100.0000.00--01
39Bob KnepperP2566612
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90012410910.182.191.288479.106.121.26224.0066.01977
46Gary LavelleP30421
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0000000200200.250.250.250500.000.000.500----16
10Johnnie LeMasterSS253434287
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2995235521316.254.300.324624.070.149.2942.39114.3111370
47Dennis LittlejohnC241931538
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1300214604534.197.272.254526.057.166.2482.19193.049222
18Bill Madlock2B282493765
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41113181903123.261.309.398707.137.241.2581.0635.699270
44Willie McCovey1B413533488
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9
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5702367012037.249.316.402718.153.249.2691.9423.5142392
16Roger MetzgerSS312592465
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031113233102516.251.311.340651.089.208.2841.35--88288
38Greg MintonP274000000001100100.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--06
17Randy MoffittP304000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
26John MontefuscoP294237
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030111100201.167.186.286472.119.119.22611.00--1245
25Philip NastuP242411
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0001003700400.042.148.042190.000.125.0592.33--131
36Billy NorthOF3146087119
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15
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305824968413135.259.385.341726.083.365.3050.8792.0157560
25Dave RobertsP345000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
3Mike SadekC331261430
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1110152412416.238.317.302619.063.190.2841.60126.038146
20Joe Strain2B252572762
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12841321301115.241.277.292569.051.117.2581.62257.075282
30John TamargoC2760712
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6004800030.200.239.350589.150.217.1892.0030.02167
49Max VenableOF22851214
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0333101811100.165.253.200453.035.153.2091.80--1796
45Terry WhitfieldOF2639452113
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44543647467415.287.343.396739.109.203.3121.3178.8156441
32Eddie WhitsonP243215
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00020001000500.156.156.156312.000.000.227----537
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
14Vida Blue14145.01343410000237246143132231111388011.519.340.874.225.241.24-1.385
25Dave Roberts022.572610011342421512318232011.439.000.643.864.931.28-1.500
37Ed Plank006.7540003039530210002.7520.250.004.502.250.50-9.000
25Philip Nastu344.322514101010010551481441472021.469.451.263.694.231.15-1.492
26John Montefusco383.942222000013714564601551763021.439.530.993.354.991.49-1.429
17Randy Moffitt257.712800013235533330514161021.9113.631.293.604.111.14-2.286
38Greg Minton431.804600018479592516027338221.076.640.003.043.711.22-1.788
46Gary Lavelle792.5170000552096863127542802421.327.980.463.907.421.90-.953
39Bob Knepper9124.653434620020724111710730771236131.5410.481.303.355.351.60-1.379
19Al Holland000.0030000073000570001.143.860.006.439.001.40-.429
28Ed Halicki584.573319313012513482641247812131.449.570.863.365.791.72-1.312
43Tom Griffin563.935930013294834641946825041.377.950.864.407.851.78-.813
40John Curtis1094.172718325012012162561542858001.359.001.123.126.322.02-1.060
29Joe Coleman000.0050001033200200001.256.750.004.500.000.00--
34Pedro Borbon434.893000013346562825713260001.5010.961.372.545.092.00--
32Eddie Whitson583.9618172010100984744539623101.378.820.453.515.581.59--


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