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1979 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Toronto,ON
Team Record:  53-109   .327
Result:   7th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Roy Hartsfield
General Manager:   Pat Gillick
Stadium:  Exhibition Stadium
Attendance:  1,431,651
Playoffs: Season in progress

Toronto Blue Jays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rico Carty (39)
Youngest Player:  Pedro Hernandez (20)
Longest Tenure:  Rick Cerone, Alvis Woods, Roy Howell, Dave McKay, Jerry Garvin, Dave Lemanczyk, Jim Clancy, Jesse Jefferson, Otto Velez, Bob Bailor, Mike Willis, Tom Murphy (3)
Top Hitter:  Alfredo Griffin (25)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Underwood (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Jay Schroeder (#3)

Roster Continuity:  78.61%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
2Danny Ainge2B-3BMLB6-4175RightRight3/17/195920Eugene,Oregon197715389TOR

1Bob BailorOF-SSMLB5-11170RightRight7/10/195127Connellsville,Pennsylvania1970UDFA BAL
22Rick BosettiOFMLB5-11185RightRight8/5/195325Redding,California19737114PHI
5Bobby BrownOFMLB6-1205BothRight5/24/195425Norfolk,Virginia1978UDFA PHI
44Tom BuskeyPMLB6-3220RightRight2/20/194732Harrisburg,Pennsylvania1969UDFA NYY
30J.J. CannonOFMLB6-3193LeftRight7/13/195325Camp Lejeune,North Carolina1974116HOU
21Rico CartyOFMLB6-3200RightRight9/1/193939San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1960UDFA Mbr
9Rick CeroneCMLB5-11185RightRight5/19/195425Newark,New Jersey197517CLE
18Jim ClancyPMLB6-4220RightRight12/18/195523Chicago,Illinois1974474TEX
8Bob DavisCMLB6-0180RightRight3/1/195227Pryor,Oklahoma19706121SD
16Butch EdgePMLB6-3203RightRight7/18/195622Houston,Texas197416MIL
25Dave FreislebenPMLB5-11200RightRight10/31/195127Coraopolis,Pennsylvania1971596SD
36Jerry GarvinPMLB6-3195LeftLeft10/21/195523Oakland,California1974111MIN
11Luis GomezSSMLB5-9150RightRight8/19/195127Guadalajara,Mexico19737155MIN
4Alfredo GriffinSSMLB5-11165BothRight10/6/195721Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1974UDFA CLE
45Steve GrilliPMLB6-2170RightRight5/2/194930Brooklyn,New York1978UDFA TOR
29Pedro Hernandez3B-OFMLB6-1160RightRight4/4/195920La Romana,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
13Roy Howell3BMLB6-1190LeftRight12/18/195325Lompoc,California197214TEX
47Phil HuffmanPMLB6-2180RightRight6/20/195821Freeport,Texas1977236SF
34Jesse JeffersonPMLB6-3195RightRight3/3/194930Midlothian,Virginia1968470BAL
17Tim JohnsonSS-2BMLB6-3185LeftRight7/22/194929Grand Forks,North Dakota1967UDFA LAD
5Craig Kusick1BMLB6-3232RightRight9/30/194830Milwaukee,Wisconsin1980UDFA SD
23Dave LemanczykPMLB6-4235RightRight8/17/195028Syracuse,New York197216380DET
40Mark LemongelloPMLB6-1180RightRight7/21/195523Jersey City,New Jersey1979UDFA TOR
46Steve LuebberPMLB6-3195RightRight7/9/194929Clinton,Missouri196713256MIN
10John Mayberry1BMLB6-3220LeftLeft2/18/194930Detroit,Michigan196716HOU
39Dave McKay2B-3BMLB6-1195BothRight3/14/195029Vancouver,British Columbia1971UDFA MIN
46Dyar MillerPMLB6-1195RightRight5/29/194633Batesville,Indiana1968UDFA PHI
38Balor MoorePMLB6-2195LeftLeft1/25/195128Smithville,Texas1969122MTL
45Tom MurphyPMLB6-3185RightRight12/30/194533Cleveland,Ohio196716CAL
5Bob Robertson1BMLB6-1210RightRight10/2/194632Frostburg,Maryland1964UDFA PIT
27Tony Solaita1BMLB6-0215LeftLeft1/15/194732Nuuuli,SamoaUDFA 
37Dave StiebPMLB6-1195RightRight7/22/195721Santa Ana,California19785106TOR
32Jackson ToddPMLB6-2180RightRight11/20/195127Tulsa,Oklahoma1973238NYM
24Tom UnderwoodPMLB5-11170RightLeft12/22/195325Kokomo,Indiana1972227PHI
19Otto VelezOFMLB6-0195RightRight11/29/195028Ponce,Puerto Rico1970UDFA NYY
35Ted WilbornOFMLB6-0165BothRight12/16/195820Waco,Texas1976488NYY
33Mike WillisPMLB6-2210LeftLeft12/26/195028Oklahoma City,Oklahoma197220479BAL
20Alvis WoodsOFMLB6-3195LeftLeft8/8/195325Oakland,California1972235MIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tom CheekBroadcaster 
Don ChevrierBroadcaster 
Bobby DoerrHitting Coach 
Pat GillickGeneral Manager 
Epifanio GuerreroScout 
Roy HartsfieldManager 
Tony KubekBroadcaster 
Don LeppertFirst Base Coach 
Bob MillerPitching Coach 
Jackie MooreThird Base Coach 
Harry WarnerBullpen Coach 
Early WynnBroadcaster 


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