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1979 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  102-57   .642
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Earl Weaver
General Manager:   Hank Peters
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  1,681,009
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Pirates)

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellie Hendricks (38)
Youngest Player:  Dave Ford (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mark Belanger (15)
Top Hitter:  Ken Singleton (6)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Flanagan (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Maples (#45)

Roster Continuity:  86.66%
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 
27Benny AyalaOFMLB6-1185RightRight2/7/195128Yauco,Puerto Rico1971UDFA NYM

7Mark BelangerSSMLB6-1170RightRight6/8/194435Pittsfield,Massachusetts1962UDFA BAL
1Al BumbryOFMLB5-8175LeftRight4/21/194732Fredericksburg,Virginia196811238BAL
45Tom Chism1B-SSMLB6-1195LeftLeft5/9/195524Chester,Pennsylvania1974229MIL
15Mark CoreyOFMLB6-2200RightRight11/3/195523Tucumcari,New Mexico1976243BAL
10Terry CrowleyOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft2/16/194732Staten Island,New York196611216BAL
25Rich Dauer2B-3BMLB6-0180RightRight7/27/195226San Bernardino,California1974124BAL
11Doug DeCinces3BMLB6-2194RightRight8/29/195028Burbank,California1970365BAL
24Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194929Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
46Mike FlanaganPMLB6-0195LeftLeft12/16/195127Manchester,New Hampshire19737159BAL
37John FlinnPMLB6-0175RightRight9/2/195424Merced,California1973239BAL
59Dave FordPMLB6-4190RightRight12/29/195622Cleveland,Ohio1975123BAL
3Kiko GarciaSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight10/14/195325Martinez,California1971369BAL
6Larry HarlowOFMLB6-2185LeftLeft11/13/195127Colorado Springs,Colorado1971UDFA BAL
44Ellie HendricksCMLB6-1175LeftRight12/22/194038Charlotte Amalie,Virgin Islands1959UDFA Mbr
18Pat KellyOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft7/30/194434Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1963UDFA MIN
12Wayne Krenchicki3BMLB6-1180LeftRight9/17/195424Trenton,New Jersey197617BAL
38John LowensteinOFMLB6-0175LeftRight1/27/194732Wolf Point,Montana196818402CLE
30Dennis MartinezPMLB6-1180RightRight5/14/195524Granada,Nicaragua1973UDFA BAL
23Tippy MartinezPMLB5-10180LeftLeft5/31/195029La Junta,Colorado196935797Wa2
14Lee May1BMLB6-3205RightRight3/23/194336Birmingham,Alabama1961UDFA CIN
16Scott McGregorPMLB6-1190BothLeft1/18/195425Inglewood,California1972114NYY
9Bob MolinaroOFMLB6-0190LeftRight5/21/195029Newark,New Jersey1968238DET
33Eddie Murray1BMLB6-2225BothRight2/24/195623Los Angeles,California1973363BAL
22Jim PalmerPMLB6-3196RightRight10/15/194533New York,New York1963UDFA BAL
43Jeff RineerPMLB6-4205LeftLeft7/3/195523Lancaster,Pennsylvania1975343BAL
35Gary RoenickeOFMLB6-3205RightRight12/5/195424Covina,California197318MTL
29Ken SingletonOFMLB6-4213BothRight6/10/194732New York,New York196713NYM
8Dave SkaggsCMLB6-2200RightRight6/12/195128Santa Monica,California19696135BAL
2Billy Smith2B-SSMLB6-2185BothRight7/14/195325Jonesboro,Louisiana1971359CAL
26Don StanhousePMLB6-2195RightRight2/12/195128DuQuoin,Illinois196919OAK
53Sammy StewartPMLB6-3208RightRight10/28/195424Asheville,North Carolina197428589KC
49Tim StoddardPMLB6-7250RightRight1/24/195326East Chicago,Indiana1975244CHW
21,32Steve StonePMLB5-10175RightRight7/14/194731Euclid,Ohio1969489SF
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ray CroneScout 
Jim FreyFirst Base Coach 
Tommy GiordanoScout 
Ellie HendricksBullpen Coach 
Tom MarrBroadcaster 
Ray MillerPitching Coach 
Bill O'DonnellBroadcaster 
Hank PetersGeneral Manager 
Cal RipkenThird Base Coach 
Brooks RobinsonBroadcaster 
Frank RobinsonHitting Coach 
Jack SanfordScout 
Chuck ThompsonBroadcaster 
Earl WeaverManager 


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