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1979 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 53-109 .327
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 613-862 -249
Manager(s): Roy Hartsfield
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 1,431,651 19/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jay Schroeder (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Harry Warner
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bobby Doerr
Pitching Coach: Bob Miller
Third Base Coach: Jackie Moore

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Howell (#4), John Mayberry (#6), Butch Edge (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), Balor Moore (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Alfredo GriffinSS2162481179
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22
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10
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2
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31211640595016410.287.333.364697.077.149.3121.48312.0227689
22Rick BosettiOF2561959161
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35
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2
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8
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6513122270306717.260.286.362648.102.139.2793.1877.4224657
13Roy Howell3B2551160126
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28
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4
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15
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72144291641312.247.310.405715.159.235.2722.1734.1207563
9Rick CeroneC2546947112
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27
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4
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7
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6114374011345.239.294.358652.119.192.2461.0867.0168514
10John Mayberry1B3046461127
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22
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1
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21
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74116960571210.274.372.461833.188.336.2750.8722.1214541
21Rico CartyDH3946148118
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26
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012
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55314645140421.256.322.390712.134.239.2600.9838.4180512
20Alvis WoodsOF2543657121
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24
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4
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5
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3664402810747.278.337.385722.108.204.2850.7087.2168488
1Bob BailorOF274145095
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11
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5
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1
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38148362762456.229.297.287584.058.159.2400.75414.0119465
2Danny Ainge2B203082673
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1
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1910125821728.237.269.286555.049.091.2844.83154.088331
19Otto VelezOF282744579
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21
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015
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4801464532208.288.396.529925.241.405.2990.9818.3145325
11Luis Gomez3B-2B271631139
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7
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00111061700207.239.266.282548.043.086.2672.83--46171
39Dave McKay2B291561934
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9
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00121171910505.218.256.276532.058.103.2482.71--43169
30J.J. CannonOF251421430
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512213400302.211.217.254471.042.120.27134.00142.036146
27Tony SolaitaDH321021427
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1300171600022.265.364.422786.157.324.2910.9451.043121
8Bob DavisC2789611
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2
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80061510507.124.188.180368.056.124.1372.5089.016101
17Tim Johnson2B2986616
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060181500202.186.255.233488.047.128.2251.88--2096
5Craig Kusick1B3054311
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7007710012.204.302.333635.130.259.1961.0027.01863
5Bob Robertson1B322913
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1003900000.103.188.207395.103.207.1053.0029.0632
35Ted WilbornOF-DH2012300000011700100.000.077.00077.000.000.0007.00--014
5Bobby BrownOF2510100000002100000.000.167.000167.000.200.0000.50--012
29Pedro Hernandez200100000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals1652542361313622533495562755644866336216538131.251.306.363669.112.198.2691.4857.119685974
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
24Tom Underwood259163.6933321210022721311393239512711091.368.440.913.775.041.34
47Phil Huffman216185.77313121001732201301112568565301.6611.451.303.542.910.82
23Dave Lemanczyk288103.71222011310143137655912456311061.278.620.762.833.971.40
38Balor Moore28574.863416509013913585751779518181.548.741.105.123.300.65
37Dave Stieb21884.331818710012913970621148523141.459.700.773.353.631.08
34Jesse Jefferson302105.5134102012111615075711945432021.6811.641.473.493.340.96
25Dave Freisleben27234.9542200263911015750553356121.699.990.495.243.460.66
40Mark Lemongello23196.2918102050839764581434402031.5810.521.523.694.341.18
44Tom Buskey326103.4244000407787433301025443011.258.431.142.855.011.76
18Jim Clancy23275.481211200063654439831332001.509.141.134.364.641.06
16Butch Edge22345.1999100051603230624194011.6210.381.044.153.290.79
32Jackson Todd27015.9112100703240262177142011.4711.251.971.973.942.00
33Mike Willis28038.3317100702635272511683011.8911.670.335.332.670.50
36Jerry Garvin23012.74810000221597210140121.095.870.783.915.481.40
45Tom Murphy33125.501000050182311111860001.7211.500.504.003.000.75
46Dyar Miller330010.801000050152718183572002.1316.201.803.004.201.40
5Craig Kusick30004.5010001033221000000.756.752.250.000.00--
45Steve Grilli30000.0010000021000010000.504.500.000.004.50--
46Steve Luebber2900-1000000211010000------
Pitching Totals531094.853571624461181114171537862763165594613647401.509.761.053.773.891.03
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Danny Ainge20000860000001------.977------------19826111
Bob Bailor270000900001181--------1.000--------.987217323
Rick Bosetti250000000001620------------------.9744661813
Bobby Brown2500000000040------------------1.000800
Tom Buskey32440000000000.960------------------5191
J.J. Cannon25000000000500------------------1.0008150
Rico Carty390000000000129--------------------
Rick Cerone250136000000000--.980----------------5606813
Jim Clancy231200000000001.000------------------1110
Bob Davis27032000000000--.984----------------114112
Butch Edge22900000000001.000------------------170
Dave Freisleben27420000000000.941------------------3131
Jerry Garvin23800000000001.000------------------110
Luis Gomez2700020221500000------.9711.000.984--------701163
Alfredo Griffin210000015300000----------.956--------27250136
Steve Grilli3010000000000--------------------000
Roy Howell250000133000004--------.952----------10829020
Phil Huffman213100000000001.000------------------7300
Jesse Jefferson30340000000000.889------------------10224
Tim Johnson29007259000000----1.000.958.900----------91707
Craig Kusick30102000000001----.978--------------163154
Dave Lemanczyk28220000000000.941------------------12202
Mark Lemongello23180000000000.920------------------8152
Steve Luebber2910000000000--------------------000
John Mayberry300013500000000----.995--------------1192746
Dave McKay29000462000000------.9741.000----------1191507
Dyar Miller331000000000001.000------------------210
Balor Moore28340000000000.867------------------4224
Tom Murphy331000000000001.000------------------350
Bob Robertson3200900000004----1.000--------------5470
Tony Solaita32006000000026----1.000--------------3940
Dave Stieb21180000000000.977------------------12311
Jackson Todd271200000000001.000------------------630
Tom Underwood25330000000000.894------------------6365
Otto Velez28006000000739----1.000------------.97115954
Ted Wilborn2000000000074------------------.875701
Mike Willis281700000000001.000------------------150
Alvis Woods250000000001272------------------.967251109


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