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1979 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-69 .569
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 841-711 + 130
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,353,114 6/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Marc Sullivan (#52) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Al Jackson
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15)
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
39Gary AllensonC242412749
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2211204210638.203.261.299560.095.178.2312.1080.372270
3Jack Brohamer2B-3B291922551
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1
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1103151501128.266.316.328644.062.125.2811.00192.063210
7Rick BurlesonSS2862793174
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60953554309813.278.312.368680.091.153.2931.54125.4231679
17Frank Duffy2B323000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
1Jim Dwyer1B-OF291131930
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02
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143117911027.265.356.381737.115.283.2690.5356.543132
24Dwight EvansOF2748969134
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58696976173114.274.363.456819.182.317.2881.1023.3223562
44Joel FinchP221000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
27Carlton FiskDH-C313204987
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4230103860139.272.291.450741.178.219.2803.8032.0144334
4Butch Hobson3B2752874138
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93323078026623.261.298.496794.235.294.2572.6018.9262570
19Fred LynnOF27531116177
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12222827944059.333.419.6371056.303.458.3300.9613.6338618
10Bob MontgomeryC35861330
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071042401113.349.374.419793.070.128.4766.00--3692
50Mike O'BerryC2559810
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40051610213.169.231.237468.068.153.2093.2059.01467
12Stan Papi2B-SS28117922
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60052000400.188.221.282503.094.137.2194.00117.033126
17Tom PoquetteOF271541451
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23228731052.331.353.429782.097.149.3270.8777.066167
2Jerry Remy2B263064991
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029149262501622.297.350.346696.049.150.3220.96--106340
14Jim RiceOF26619117201
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130945797440816.325.377.596973.271.372.3301.7015.9369684
5George Scott1B351561835
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23001722011112.224.299.372671.147.256.2371.2939.058175
11Ted Sizemore2B34881223
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6104510006.261.293.375668.114.170.2681.2588.03392
5Bob Watson1B3331248105
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53322933570110.337.392.548940.212.308.3451.1424.0171342
20Larry Wolfe2B26781219
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1500172110221.244.371.410781.167.385.2861.2426.03299
8Carl YastrzemskiDH-1B3951869140
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87336246280812.270.344.450794.180.299.2590.7424.7233588
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
16Tom Burgmeier322.734400024488893227816601041.189.000.811.626.073.75-1.191
30John Tudor126.436610002839232029110001.7112.540.642.893.541.22-2.846
21Mike Torrez16134.50363612100252254144126201211256251.499.070.714.324.461.03-1.614
46Bob Stanley16123.9840309471216250110961444560041.3510.370.581.822.321.27-3.371
28Allen Ripley315.12163004164774237925343031.5710.661.253.464.711.36-1.581
25Steve Renko1194.112727410017117486782253993021.339.161.162.795.211.87-1.256
49Win Remmerswaal107.2080004020261616112160011.9011.700.455.407.201.33-1.471
42Chuck Rainey853.8120164121103974744741413031.338.390.613.553.551.00-1.875
31Andy Hassler129.00800040152317150771002.0013.800.004.204.201.00--
44Joel Finch034.89157005057653131525252011.5810.260.793.953.951.00-2.000
43Dennis Eckersley17102.99333317200246234898229591501161.198.531.062.155.472.54-1.145
41Dick Drago1063.0353100371389853330621674031.198.600.612.126.783.19-1.082
22Bill Campbell344.254100023954552826523257011.429.000.823.764.091.09-1.667
45Jim Wright105.0911100302319131357150031.137.431.962.745.872.14-.700


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