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1979 Seattle Mariners (MLB)

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W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 711-820 -109
Roster Continuity 65.92% 24/26
Manager(s): Darrell Johnson
General Manager: Lou Gorman
Location: Seattle, Washington
Ballpark: The Kingdome
Attendance: 844,447 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Al Chambers (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Don Bryant
First Base Coach: Vada Pinson
Hitting Coach: Vada Pinson
Pitching Coach: Wes Stock
Third Base Coach: Bill Mazeroski

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Wayne Twitchell (#3), Bobby Valentine (#5), Roy Branch (#5), Mike Parrott (#15), Rob Dressler (#19), Randy Stein (#23)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 Seattle Mariners season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Glenn AbbottP6-6200R-R281973OAK: 1969-8-177MLB--
    38Floyd BannisterP6-1203L-L241977HOU: 1976-1-1MLB--
    12Charlie Beamon1B6-1183L-L251978Not draftedMLB--
    26Juan Bernhardt3B-1B5-11160R-R251976Not draftedMLB--
    23Bruce Bochte1B-OF6-3200L-L281974CAL: 1972-2-34MLB--
    29Roy BranchP6-0175R-R251979KCA: 1971-1-5MLB--
    5Larry CoxC5-11190R-R311974Not draftedMLB--
    19Rod CraigOF6-1195B-R211979Not draftedMLB--
    6Julio Cruz2B5-9165B-R241977Not draftedMLB--
    35Joe DeckerP6-0180R-R321969CHN: 1965-9-161MLB--
    24Rob DresslerP6-3180R-R251975SFN: 1972-1-19MLB--
    43John HaleOF6-2195L-R251974LAN: 1971-14-339MLB--
    37Rich HintonP6-2185L-L321971CLE: 1969-4-76MLB--
    40Rick HoneycuttP6-1190L-L251977PIT: 1976-17-405MLB--
    53Willie HortonOF5-11209R-R361963Not draftedMLB--
    36Odell JonesP6-3175R-R261975Not draftedMLB--
    9Ruppert JonesOF5-10170L-L241976KCA: 1973-3-57MLB--
    26Jim LewisP6-3190R-R231979Not draftedMLB--
    27Byron McLaughlinP6-1185R-R231977Not draftedMLB--
    11Mario MendozaSS5-11187R-R281974Not draftedMLB--
    7Dan Meyer1B-OF5-11180L-R261974DET: 1972-4-92MLB--
    10Larry Milbourne2B-SS6-0165B-R281974Not draftedMLB--
    34Paul MitchellP6-1195R-R281975BAL: 1971-1-7MLB--
    25John MontagueP6-2213R-R311973BAL: 1967-3-50MLB--
    14Tom PaciorekOF-1B6-4215R-R321970LAN: 1968-5-89MLB--
    20Mike ParrottP6-4210R-R241977BAL: 1973-1-15MLB--
    41Shane RawleyP6-0185R-L241978LAN: 1974-4-85MLB--
    8Leon RobertsOF6-3200R-R281974DET: 1972-10-236MLB--
    18Joe SimpsonOF6-3175L-L271975LAN: 1973-3-66MLB--
    1Bill Stein3B-2B5-10170R-R321972SLN: 1969-4-92MLB--
    33Randy SteinP6-4210R-R261978BAL: 1971-1-23MLB--
    15Bob StinsonC5-11185B-R331969WS2: 1966-1-13MLB--
    35Wayne TwitchellP6-6220R-R311970HOU: 1966-1-3MLB--
    2Bobby ValentineSS-OF5-10189R-R291969LAN: 1968-1-5MLB--
    21Rafael VasquezP6-0160R-R211979Not draftedMLB--

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