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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:  -

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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
21Rob Andrews2BMLB6-0185RightRight12/11/195226Santa Monica,California197010240BAL

14Vida BluePMLB6-0189BothLeft7/28/194929Mansfield,Louisiana1967227Kca
34Pedro BorbonPMLB6-2185RightRight12/2/194632Valverde Mao,Dominican Republic1966UDFA STL
22Jack ClarkOF-1BMLB6-2205RightRight11/10/195523New Brighton,Pennsylvania197313294SF
29Joe ColemanPMLB6-3195RightRight2/3/194732Boston,Massachusetts196513Wa2
9Hector CruzOF-3BMLB5-11170RightRight4/2/195326Arroyo,Puerto Rico199811343ARI
40John CurtisPMLB6-2185LeftLeft3/9/194831Newton,Massachusetts1968110BOS
41Darrell Evans3B-1BMLB6-2205LeftRight5/26/194732Pasadena,California1967355PHI
43Tom GriffinPMLB6-3210RightRight2/22/194831Los Angeles,California196614HOU
28Ed HalickiPMLB6-7220RightRight10/4/195028Newark,New Jersey197224564SF
31Larry HerndonOFMLB6-3195RightRight11/3/195325Sunflower,Mississippi1971354STL
2Marc HillCMLB6-3210RightRight2/18/195227Elsberry,Missouri197010227STL
19Al HollandPMLB5-11207RightLeft8/16/195226Roanoke,Virginia1975481SD
15Mike Ivie1BMLB6-3205RightRight8/8/195226Atlanta,Georgia197011SD
18Greg JohnstonOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft2/12/195524Los Angeles,California197512272SF
30Bob KearneyCMLB6-0190RightRight10/3/195622San Antonio,Texas197714348SF
39Bob KnepperPMLB6-2210LeftLeft5/25/195425Akron,Ohio1972243SF
46Gary LavellePMLB6-1200BothLeft1/3/194930Scranton,Pennsylvania196720396SF
10Johnnie LeMasterSSMLB6-2167RightRight6/19/195425Portsmouth,Ohio197316SF
47Dennis LittlejohnCMLB6-2200RightRight10/4/195424Santa Monica,California197612SF
18Bill Madlock3BMLB5-11185RightRight1/2/195128Memphis,Tennessee1970597Wa2
44Willie McCovey1BMLB6-4210LeftLeft1/10/193841Mobile,Alabama1955UDFA SF
16Roger MetzgerSSMLB6-0165BothRight10/10/194731Fredericksburg,Texas1969116CHC
38Greg MintonPMLB6-2190BothRight7/29/195127Lubbock,Texas1970355KC
17Randy MoffittPMLB6-3190RightRight10/13/194830Long Beach,California1970118SF
26John MontefuscoPMLB6-1180RightRight5/25/195029Long Branch,New Jersey1973UDFA SF
25Philip NastuPMLB6-2180LeftLeft3/8/195524Bridgeport,Connecticut1977UDFA SF
36Billy NorthOFMLB5-11185BothRight5/15/194831Seattle,Washington196912278CHC
37Ed PlankPMLB6-1205RightRight4/9/195227Chicago,Illinois197310222SF
25Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194434Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
3Mike SadekCMLB5-9165RightRight5/30/194633Minneapolis,Minnesota1967583MIN
20Joe Strain2BMLB5-10169RightRight4/30/195425Denver,Colorado1976UDFA SF
30John TamargoCMLB5-10180BothRight11/7/195127Tampa,Florida19736132STL
49Max VenableOFMLB5-10185LeftRight6/6/195722Phoenix,Arizona1976367LAD
45Terry WhitfieldOFMLB6-1197LeftRight1/12/195326Blythe,California1971119NYY
32Eddie WhitsonPMLB6-3195RightRight5/19/195524Johnson City,Tennessee19746131PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joe AltobelliManager 
Dave BristolThird Base Coach 
Jim DavenportFirst Base Coach 
George GenoveseScout 
Hank GreenwaldBroadcaster 
Tom HallerBullpen Coach 
Lindsey NelsonBroadcaster 
Gary ParkBroadcaster 
Salty ParkerAssistant Coach 
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager 
Hank SauerHitting Coach 
Larry ShepardPitching Coach 


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