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1979 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 102-57 .642
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 757-582 + 175
Roster Continuity 86.66% 6/26
Manager(s): Earl Weaver
General Manager: Hank Peters
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 1,681,009 11/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Pirates)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Maples (#45) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: Jim Frey
Hitting Coach: Frank Robinson
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Cal Ripken

#1 Draft Picks

Gary Roenicke (#8), Don Stanhouse (#9), Scott McGregor (#14), Dave Ford (#23), Rich Dauer (#24)
American League East 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 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    27Benny AyalaOF6-1185R-R281974Not draftedMLB--
    7Mark BelangerSS6-1170R-R351965Not draftedMLB--
    1Al BumbryOF5-8175L-R321972BAL: 1968-11-238MLB--
    45Tom Chism1B-SS6-1195L-L241979MIL: 1974-2-29MLB--
    15Mark CoreyOF6-2200R-R231979BAL: 1976-2-43MLB--
    10Terry CrowleyOF-1B6-0180L-L321969BAL: 1966-11-216MLB--
    25Rich Dauer2B-3B6-0180R-R261976BAL: 1974-1-24MLB--
    11Doug DeCinces3B6-2194R-R281973BAL: 1970-3-65MLB--
    24Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R291969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    46Mike FlanaganP6-0195L-L271975BAL: 1973-7-159MLB--
    37John FlinnP6-0175R-R241978BAL: 1973-2-39MLB--
    59Dave FordP6-4190R-R221978BAL: 1975-1-23MLB--
    3Kiko GarciaSS-2B5-11180R-R251976BAL: 1971-3-71MLB--
    6Larry HarlowOF6-2185L-L271975Not draftedMLB--
    44Ellie HendricksC6-1175L-R381968Not draftedMLB--
    18Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L341967Not draftedMLB--
    12Wayne Krenchicki3B6-1180L-R241979BAL: 1976-1-7MLB--
    38John LowensteinOF6-0175L-R321970CLE: 1968-18-402MLB--
    30Dennis MartinezP6-1180R-R241976Not draftedMLB--
    23Tippy MartinezP5-10180L-L291974WS2: 1969-35-799MLB--
    14Lee May1B6-3205R-R361965Not draftedMLB--
    16Scott McGregorP6-1190B-L251976NYA: 1972-1-14MLB--
    9Bob MolinaroOF6-0190L-R291975DET: 1968-2-38MLB--
    33Eddie Murray1B6-2225B-R231977BAL: 1973-3-63MLB--
    22Jim PalmerP6-3196R-R331965Not draftedMLB--
    43Jeff RineerP6-4205L-L231979BAL: 1975-3-43MLB--
    35Gary RoenickeOF6-3205R-R241976MON: 1973-1-8MLB--
    29Ken SingletonOF6-4213B-R321970NYN: 1967-1-3MLB--
    8Dave SkaggsC6-2200R-R281977BAL: 1969-6-137MLB--
    2Billy Smith2B-SS6-2185B-R251975CAL: 1971-3-61MLB--
    26Don StanhouseP6-2195R-R281972OAK: 1969-1-9MLB--
    53Sammy StewartP6-3208R-R241978KCA: 1974-28-591MLB--
    49Tim StoddardP6-7250R-R261975CHA: 1975-2-44MLB--
    21,32Steve StoneP5-10175R-R311971SFN: 1969-4-89MLB--

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