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1979 Boston Red SoxAmerican League (MLB)
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Allen Ripley played for the 1979 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record91-69 (3rd in American League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank5th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerDon ZimmerGeneral ManagerHaywood Sullivan
CoachesWalt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Al Jackson (Pitching Coach), Johnny Pesky (First Base Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMarc Sullivan (#52)
Attendance2,353,114 (Rank: 6th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 66-74 ... Bristol Red Sox (AA) 73-66 ... Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+) 85-55 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 79-58 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 34-35 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
7Rick BurlesonssR2815362793174325560953554398013.278.315.368.68323142682.293.090.153.3075.17.91.50.7125.424.1
1970- 1-   5-BOS
 
14Jim RiceofR2615861911720139639130945797408416.325.381.596.97736984688.330.271.372.4218.314.11.75.715.941.8
1971- 1-  15-BOS
 
19Fred LynnofL271475311161774213912222827940549.333.423.6371.06033882622.330.304.458.45613.212.71.06.313.646.3
1973- 2-  41-BOS
 
4Butch Hobson3bR27146528741382672893323078066223.261.298.496.79426261570.257.235.294.3445.313.72.64.918.944.2
1973- 8- 185-BOS
 
8Carl Yastrzemskidh-1bL39147518691402812187336246208812.270.346.450.79623350590.259.180.299.34910.57.80.73.624.735.7
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
24Dwight EvansofR27152489691342412158696976131714.274.364.456.82022346563.288.182.317.36412.313.51.13.723.334.3
1969- 5- 109-BOS
 
27Carlton Fiskdh-cR31913204987232104230103861309.272.304.450.75414435340.280.178.219.3322.911.23.82.932.040.2
1967- 1-   4-BOS
 
5Bob Watson1bR3384312481051941353322933501710.337.401.548.94917136347.345.211.308.4128.49.51.13.824.034.3
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
2Jerry Remy2bL26803064991112029149262506212.297.350.346.69610613340.322.049.150.3187.77.41.00.00.014.3
1971- 8- 129-CAL
 
39Gary AllensoncR24108241274910232211204216308.203.264.299.5637215271.231.096.178.2577.415.52.11.180.330.6
1976- 9- 214-BOS
 
3Jack Brohamer2b-3bL296419225517111103151501218.266.316.328.644639210.281.062.125.2927.17.11.00.5192.017.7
1967-34- 638-CLE
 
5George Scott1bR3545156183591423001722011112.224.299.372.6715814175.237.148.256.3019.712.61.32.339.040.0
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
17Tom PoquetteofL2763154145190223228730512.331.365.429.7946611170.327.098.149.3514.74.10.91.277.021.6
1970- 4-  81-KCA
 
12Stan Papi2b-ssR285011792280160052004000.188.221.282.503339126.219.094.137.2274.015.94.00.8117.040.9
1969- 2-  26-HOU
 
1Jim Dwyer1b-ofL29761131930702143117910217.265.361.381.742439133.269.116.283.33612.86.80.51.556.530.0
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
11Ted Sizemore2bR34268812237016104510006.261.301.375.67633893.268.114.170.3044.35.41.31.188.034.8
1966-15- 299-LAN
 
10Bob MontgomerycR353286133041071042401113.349.374.419.79336592.476.070.128.3514.426.16.00.00.016.7
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
20Larry Wolfe2bR26477812194031500172112201.244.378.410.788327100.286.166.385.35917.021.01.23.026.036.8
1973- 9- 203-MIN
 
50Mike O'BerrycR25435981010140051612103.169.242.237.47914268.209.068.153.2267.423.53.21.559.020.0
1975-22- 516-BOS
 
17Frank Duffy2bR3263000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1967- 1-   6-CIN
 
44Joel FinchpR22151000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 9- 212-BOS
 
Batting Totals: (21 players)1605538841156731034194805604351270833425938158.283.344.456.80025275386184.292.456.269.0008.311.51.43.128.634.3 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
21Mike TorrezR32STMLB16134.493636012100252.1254144126201211256251.499.060.714.324.461.035.14.5524.27
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
43Dennis EckersleyR24STMLB17102.993333017200246.2234898229591501161.198.541.062.155.472.543.25.6303.83
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
46Bob StanleyR24STMLB16123.994030109471216.2250110961444560041.3610.380.581.832.331.274.57.5713.72
1974- 1-   7-BOS
 
25Steve RenkoR34STMLB1194.11272704100171.017486782253993021.339.161.162.795.211.874.53.5504.21
1965-24- 461-NYN
 
42Chuck RaineyR24S/RMLB853.82201644121103.2974744741413031.348.420.613.563.561.004.08.6154.09
1974- 1-  19-BOS
 
41Dick DragoR34R/CLMLB1063.035315200371389.0853330621674031.198.600.612.126.783.193.34.6252.91
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
16Tom BurgmeierL35RelMLB322.74440440024488.2893227816601041.199.030.811.626.093.753.25.6003.23
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
28Allen RipleyR26RelMLB315.1516313004164.2774237925343031.5910.721.253.484.731.365.85.7504.79
1972-   UDFA-BOS
 
44Joel FinchR22S/RMLB034.871578005057.1653131525252011.5810.200.783.923.921.004.87.0004.35
1974- 9- 212-BOS
 
22Bill CampbellR30RelMLB344.28410410023954.2552826523257011.449.050.823.794.121.094.61.4294.32
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
30John TudorL25STMLB126.43660100028.039232029110001.7112.540.642.893.541.227.39.3333.84
1976- 3-  57-BOS
 
45Jim WrightR28RelMLB105.0911110003023.019131357150031.137.431.962.745.872.145.091.0005.56
1969- 4-  85-BOS
 
49Win RemmerswaalR25RelMLB107.08808004020.1261616112160011.8911.510.445.317.081.337.081.0003.72
1974-   UDFA-BOS
 
31Andy HasslerL27RelMLB128.80808004015.12317150771001.9913.500.004.114.111.009.98.3333.19
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)91694.031601601984791132914321487711641133463731313361.369.350.842.914.591.584.47.569  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDick Drago34MLBp53-895111217.9410.300.18---53100.033.1Fielding by Day
PTom Burgmeier35MLBp44-8851403191.0000.430.22---44100.027.5Fielding by Day
PBill Campbell30MLBp41-54101101211.0000.510.39---41100.025.6Fielding by Day
PBob Stanley24MLBp40-21619433265.9541.550.29---40100.025.0Fielding by Day
PMike Torrez32MLBp36-25219354358.9311.500.21---36100.022.5Fielding by Day
PDennis Eckersley24MLBp33-24612426360.9001.640.22---33100.020.6Fielding by Day
PSteve Renko34MLBp27-17114202036.9441.260.20---27100.016.9Fielding by Day
PChuck Rainey24MLBp20-10310181229.9661.400.27---20100.012.5Fielding by Day
PAllen Ripley26MLBp16-6425108.8750.440.11---16100.010.0Fielding by Day
PJoel Finch22MLBp15-5710101121.9521.330.35---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
PJim Wright28MLBp11-23210031.0000.270.13---11100.06.9Fielding by Day
PAndy Hassler27MLBp8-15200021.0000.250.13---8100.05.0Fielding by Day
PWin Remmerswaal25MLBp8-20110021.0000.250.10---8100.05.0Fielding by Day
PJohn Tudor25MLBp6-28170181.0001.330.29---6100.03.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CGary Allenson24MLBc104--4074093456.9804.300.0055281310896.365.0Fielding by Day
CMike O'Berry25MLBc43--103751115.9572.560.00135243100.026.9Fielding by Day
CCarlton Fisk31MLBc39--155831166.9824.180.0024539142.924.4Fielding by Day
CBob Montgomery35MLBc31--121520128.9844.060.0024323296.919.4Fielding by Day
CTed Sizemore34MLB2b2--200021.0001.000.00---267.71.3Fielding by Day
CLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b1--200021.0002.000.00---472.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBob Watson33MLB1b-of58--52547758579.9889.860.00---8469.036.3Fielding by Day
1BCarl Yastrzemski39MLBof51--46655242523.99610.220.00---14734.731.9Fielding by Day
1BGeorge Scott35MLB1b41--40025640431.98610.370.00---4591.125.6Fielding by Day
1BJim Dwyer29MLBof25--14115315159.9816.240.00---7632.915.6Fielding by Day
1BFrank Duffy32MLBss1--000000.000.00---616.70.6Fielding by Day
1BLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b1--610071.0007.000.00---472.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJerry Remy26MLB2b76--1472051143363.9704.630.00---8095.047.5Fielding by Day
2BJack Brohamer29MLB2b36--6598321166.9824.530.00---6456.322.5Fielding by Day
2BLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b27--285031181.9632.890.00---4757.416.9Fielding by Day
2BTed Sizemore34MLB2b26--5385124139.9935.310.00---26100.016.3Fielding by Day
2BStan Papi28MLB3b-2b26--3772216111.9824.190.00---5052.016.3Fielding by Day
2BFrank Duffy32MLBss3--320051.0001.670.00---650.01.9Fielding by Day
2BButch Hobson27MLB3b1--000000.000.00---1460.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BButch Hobson27MLB3b142--1102512517386.9352.540.00---14697.388.8Fielding by Day
3BJack Brohamer29MLB2b22--9422653.9622.320.00---6434.413.8Fielding by Day
3BLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b9--10182330.9333.110.00---4719.15.6Fielding by Day
3BGary Allenson24MLBc3--320151.0001.670.00---1082.81.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSRick Burleson28MLBss153--27252316109811.9805.200.00---153100.095.6Fielding by Day
SSStan Papi28MLB3b-2b21--24461871.9863.330.00---5042.013.1Fielding by Day
SSLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b2--210131.0001.500.00---474.31.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFDwight Evans27MLBrf-of149--3071545326.9882.160.00---15298.093.1Fielding by Day
OFFred Lynn27MLBof143--3811054396.9872.730.00---14797.389.4Fielding by Day
OFJim Rice26MLBlf-of125--241841253.9841.990.00---15879.178.1Fielding by Day
OFTom Poquette27MLBof43--7324179.9491.740.00---6368.326.9Fielding by Day
OFCarl Yastrzemski39MLBof36--6312066.9701.780.00---14724.522.5Fielding by Day
OFJim Dwyer29MLBof19--2611028.9641.420.00---7625.011.9Fielding by Day
OFCarlton Fisk31MLBc1--000000.000.00---911.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHCarl Yastrzemski39MLBof56--000000.000.00---14738.135.0Fielding by Day
DHCarlton Fisk31MLBc42--000000.000.00---9146.226.3Fielding by Day
DHJim Rice26MLBlf-of33--000000.000.00---15820.920.6Fielding by Day
DHBob Watson33MLB1b-of26--000000.000.00---8431.016.3Fielding by Day
DHTom Poquette27MLBof4--000000.000.00---636.32.5Fielding by Day
DHJim Dwyer29MLBof4--000000.000.00---765.32.5Fielding by Day
DHFred Lynn27MLBof1--000000.000.00---1470.70.6Fielding by Day
DHLarry Wolfe26MLB3b-2b1--000000.000.00---472.10.6Fielding by Day
DHStan Papi28MLB3b-2b1--000000.000.00---502.00.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Milt BollingScout1930-08-09 48Mississippi City,Mississippi MLB1952-19581952-1958   SS
Mace BrownScout1909-05-21 70North English,Iowa MLB1935-19461935-1946   P
George DigbyScout1917-08-31 61New Orleans,Louisiana --   SCOUT
Bill EnosScout1920-08-05 58Cohasset,Massachusetts --   1B
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster1941-09-04 37Woodruff,South Carolina MLB1963-19711963-1971
1959-   UDFA-KC1
1B-OF
Walt HriniakHitting Coach1943-05-22 36Natick,Massachusetts MLB1968-19691968-1969
1961-   UDFA-MLB
C
Al JacksonPitching Coach1935-12-25 43Waco,Texas MLB1959-19691959-1969
1955-   UDFA-PIT
P
Don LenhardtScout1922-10-04 56Alton,Illinois MLB1950-19541950-1954   OF-1B
Felix MaldonadoScout1938-05-24 41Ponce,Puerto Rico --   OF
Johnny PeskyFirst Base Coach1919-09-27 59Portland,Oregon MLB1942-19541942-1954   SS-3B
Rico PetrocelliBroadcaster1943-06-27 36Brooklyn,New York MLB1963-19761963-1976
1961-   UDFA-BOS
SS-3B
Matt SczesnyScout1932-09-07 46Flushing,New York --   SCOUT
Joe StephensonScout1921-06-30 58Detroit,Michigan MLB1943-19471943-1947   C
Haywood SullivanGeneral Manager1930-12-15 48Donalsonville,Georgia MLB1955-19631955-1963   C
Larry ThomasScout -- --   OF
Charlie WagnerScout1912-12-03 66Reading,Pennsylvania MLB1938-19461938-1946   P
Eddie YostThird Base Coach1926-10-13 52Brooklyn,New York MLB1944-19621944-1962   3B
Don ZimmerManager1931-01-17 48Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1954-19651954-1965   3B-2B