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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
7Rick BurlesonSS2862793174
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60953554309813.278.315.368683.091.153.2931.54125.4231682
14Jim RiceOF26619117201
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6
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39
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130945797440816.325.381.596977.271.372.3301.7015.9369688
19Fred LynnOF27531116177
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39
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12222827944059.333.423.6371060.303.458.3300.9613.6338622
4Butch Hobson3B2752874138
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7
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28
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93323078026623.261.298.496794.235.294.2572.6018.9262570
8Carl YastrzemskiDH-1B3951869140
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28
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1
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21
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87336246280812.270.346.450796.180.299.2590.7424.7233590
24Dwight EvansOF2748969134
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58696976173114.274.364.456820.182.317.2881.1023.3223563
27Carlton FiskDH-C313204987
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4230103860139.272.304.450754.178.219.2803.8032.0144340
5Bob Watson1B3331248105
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53322933570110.337.401.548949.212.308.3451.1424.0171347
2Jerry Remy2B263064991
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029149262501622.297.350.346696.049.150.3220.96--106340
39Gary AllensonC242412749
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2211204210638.203.264.299563.095.178.2312.1080.372271
3Jack Brohamer2B-3B291922551
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1103151501128.266.316.328644.063.125.2811.00192.063210
5George Scott1B351561835
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23001722011112.224.299.372671.147.256.2371.2939.058175
17Tom PoquetteOF271541451
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23228731052.331.365.429794.097.149.3270.8877.066170
12Stan Papi2B-SS28117922
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60052000400.188.221.282503.094.137.2194.00117.033126
1Jim Dwyer1B-OF291131930
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143117911027.265.361.381742.115.283.2690.5356.543133
11Ted Sizemore2B34881223
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6104510006.261.301.375676.114.170.2681.2588.03393
10Bob MontgomeryC35861330
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071042401113.349.374.419793.070.128.4766.00--3692
20Larry Wolfe2B26781219
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1500172110221.244.378.410788.167.385.2861.2426.032100
50Mike O'BerryC2559810
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40051610213.169.242.237479.068.153.2093.2059.01468
17Frank Duffy2B323000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
44Joel FinchP221000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals17335538841156731034194805604351270833384259158.283.340.456796.173.269.2921.3828.525276151
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Mike Torrez3216134.50363612100252254144126201211256251.499.070.714.324.461.03
43Dennis Eckersley2417102.99333317200246234898229591501161.198.531.062.155.472.54
46Bob Stanley2416123.9840309471216250110961444560041.3510.370.581.822.321.27
25Steve Renko341194.112727410017117486782253993021.339.161.162.795.211.87
42Chuck Rainey24853.8120164121103974744741413031.338.390.613.553.551.00
41Dick Drago341063.0353100371389853330621674031.198.600.612.126.783.19
16Tom Burgmeier35322.734400024488893227816601041.189.000.811.626.073.75
28Allen Ripley26315.12163004164774237925343031.5710.661.253.464.711.36
44Joel Finch22034.89157005057653131525252011.5810.260.793.953.951.00
22Bill Campbell30344.254100023954552826523257011.429.000.823.764.091.09
30John Tudor25126.436610002839232029110001.7112.540.642.893.541.22
45Jim Wright28105.0911100302319131357150031.137.431.962.745.872.14
49Win Remmerswaal25107.2080004020261616112160011.9011.700.455.407.201.33
31Andy Hassler27129.00800040152317150771002.0013.800.004.204.201.00
Pitching Totals91694.033581604791132914311487711641133463731313361.369.350.842.914.601.58
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gary AllensonC1044074093.9800.00
Mike O'BerryC43103751.9570.00
Carlton FiskC39155831.9820.00
Bob MontgomeryC31121520.9840.00
Ted SizemoreC220001.0000.00
Larry WolfeC120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob Watson1B5852547758.9880.00
Carl Yastrzemski1B5146655242.9960.00
George Scott1B4140025640.9860.00
Jim Dwyer1B2514115315.9810.00
Frank Duffy1B10000.0000.00
Larry Wolfe1B161001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry Remy2B761472051143.9700.00
Jack Brohamer2B366598321.9820.00
Larry Wolfe2B272850311.9630.00
Stan Papi2B263772216.9820.00
Ted Sizemore2B265385124.9930.00
Frank Duffy2B332001.0000.00
Butch Hobson2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Butch Hobson3B1421102512517.9350.00
Jack Brohamer3B2294226.9620.00
Larry Wolfe3B9101823.9330.00
Gary Allenson3B332011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick BurlesonSS15327252316109.9800.00
Stan PapiSS21244618.9860.00
Larry WolfeSS221011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dwight EvansOF1493071545.9880.00
Fred LynnOF1433811054.9870.00
Jim RiceOF125241841.9840.00
Tom PoquetteOF4373241.9490.00
Carl YastrzemskiOF3663120.9700.00
Jim DwyerOF1926110.9640.00
Carlton FiskOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick DragoP538951112.9411.62
Tom BurgmeierP4488514031.0001.94
Bill CampbellP41541011011.0003.49
Bob StanleyP40216194332.9542.58
Mike TorrezP36252193543.9311.93
Dennis EckersleyP33246124263.9001.97
Steve RenkoP27171142020.9441.79
Chuck RaineyP20103101812.9662.44
Allen RipleyP16642510.8750.98
Joel FinchP1557101011.9523.15
Jim WrightP112321001.0001.17
Andy HasslerP81520001.0001.19
Win RemmerswaalP82011001.0000.90
John TudorP62817011.0002.57
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carl YastrzemskiDH56.0000.00
Carlton FiskDH42.0000.00
Jim RiceDH33.0000.00
Bob WatsonDH26.0000.00
Jim DwyerDH4.0000.00
Tom PoquetteDH4.0000.00
Fred LynnDH1.0000.00
Stan PapiDH1.0000.00
Larry WolfeDH1.0000.00


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