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1979 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  66-94   .412
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  769,465
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (40)
Youngest Player:  Glenn Hubbard (21)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (14)
Top Hitter:  Gary Matthews (9)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Komminsk (#4)

Roster Continuity:  80.48%
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 
30Brian AsselstineOFMLB6-1175LeftRight9/23/195325Santa Barbara,California1973115ATL

25Bob Beall1BMLB5-11180BothLeft4/24/194831Portland,Oregon197028645PHI
20Bruce BenedictCMLB6-2195RightRight8/18/195523Birmingham,Alabama1976599ATL
40Tommy BoggsPMLB6-2200RightRight10/25/195523Poughkeepsie,New York197412TEX
2Barry BonnellOFMLB6-3200RightRight10/27/195325Milford,Ohio197511PHI
34Larry BradfordPMLB6-1200RightLeft12/21/194929Chicago,Illinois197319442ATL
43Tony BrizzolaraPMLB6-5215RightRight1/14/195722Santa Monica,California1977230ATL
7Jeff BurroughsOFMLB6-1200RightRight3/7/195128Long Beach,California196911Wa2
15Darrel ChaneySS-2BMLB6-1190BothRight3/9/194831Hammond,Indiana1966233CIN
38Adrian DevinePMLB6-4205RightRight12/2/195127Galveston,Texas1970245ATL
45Jamie EasterlyPMLB5-9180LeftLeft2/17/195326Houston,Texas1971234ATL
9Pepe FriasSS-2BMLB5-10159RightRight7/14/194830San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1967UDFA SF
26Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194731Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
49Preston HannaPMLB6-1195RightRight9/10/195424Pensacola,Florida1972111ATL
5Bob Horner3B-1BMLB6-1190RightRight8/6/195721Junction City,Kansas197811ATL
17Glenn Hubbard2BMLB5-7170RightRight9/25/195721Hann AFB,Germany197520473ATL
42Frank LaCortePMLB6-1180RightRight10/13/195127San Jose,California1973UDFA ATL
28Mike LumOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/27/194533Honolulu,Hawaii1963UDFA ATL
31Mike Macha3BMLB5-11180RightRight2/17/195425Victoria,Texas1976110ATL
24Mickey MahlerPMLB6-3189BothLeft7/30/195226Montgomery,Alabama197410220ATL
39Rick MahlerPMLB6-1202RightRight8/5/195325Austin,Texas1975UDFA ATL
36Gary MatthewsOFMLB6-3205RightRight7/5/195028San Fernando,California1971581STL
29Rick MatulaPMLB6-0190RightRight11/22/195325Wharton,Texas197614315ATL
32Bo McLaughlinPMLB6-5210RightRight10/23/195325Oakland,California1975114HOU
50Joey McLaughlinPMLB6-2205RightRight7/11/195622Tulsa,Oklahoma1974229ATL
27Larry McWilliamsPMLB6-5180LeftLeft2/10/195425Wichita,Kansas197416ATL
14Eddie MillerOFMLB5-9175BothRight6/29/195722San Pablo,California1984UDFA SD
3Dale MurphyOFMLB6-5215RightRight3/12/195623Portland,Oregon197415ATL
35Phil NiekroPMLB6-1180RightRight4/1/193940Blaine,Ohio1959UDFA Mbr
11Joe NolanCMLB6-0190LeftRight5/12/195128St. Louis,Missouri1969228NYM
22Rowland OfficeOFMLB6-0170LeftLeft10/25/195226Sacramento,California1970493ATL
4Biff PocorobaCMLB5-10180BothRight7/25/195325Burbank,California197117392ATL
1Jerry Royster3B-2BMLB6-0165RightRight10/18/195226Sacramento,California1970UDFA LAD
48Craig SkokPMLB6-0190RightLeft9/1/194731Dobbs Ferry,New York1967341BOS
37Eddie SolomonPMLB6-3190RightRight2/9/195128Perry,Georgia1969UDFA LAD
46Charlie SpikesOFMLB6-3220RightRight1/23/195128Bogalusa,Louisiana1969111NYY
16Jim Wessinger2BMLB5-10165RightRight9/25/195523Utica,New York19766123ATL
18Larry WhisentonOFMLB6-1190LeftLeft7/3/195622St. Louis,Missouri1975242ATL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tommie AaronThird Base Coach 
Cloyd BoyerPitching Coach 
Skip CarayBroadcaster 
Bobby CoxManager 
Bobby DewsBullpen Coach 
Alex GrammasFirst Base Coach 
Ernie Johnson SrBroadcaster 
Bill LucasGeneral Manager 
Pete Van WierenBroadcaster 


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