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1979 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  91-69   .569
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Don Zimmer
General Manager:   Haywood Sullivan
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  2,353,114
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Carl Yastrzemski (39)
Youngest Player:  Joel Finch (22)
Longest Tenure:  Carl Yastrzemski (19)
Top Hitter:  Jim Rice (3)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Eckersley (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Marc Sullivan (#52)

Roster Continuity:  85.14%
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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Chuck Rainey1979-04-081979W  7-6 @ CLE  311101310011000--10-01st career game
Chuck Rainey1979-04-191979W  5-3 vs MILW 7.243312500130000--21-01st career win
Mike Torrez1979-04-221979W  6-0 vs KCAWSHO940005400032000--322131-97Complete game/Shutout
Chuck Rainey1979-04-251979W  4-1 @ SEASv 0.20000000002000--31-01st career save
Chuck Rainey1979-05-131979W  8-2 vs OAKWCG932215310033000--62-23-hitter
Dick Drago1979-05-221979W  7-5 @ BAL  12000020005000--40090-99400th career game
Chuck Rainey1979-05-271979W  1-0 @ TORWSHO960003400032000--83-2Complete game/Shutout
Dennis Eckersley1979-06-101979W  5-0 vs MINWSHO940001500132000--15166-43Complete game/Shutout
Joel Finch1979-06-121979L  7-6 @ KCA  520001210016000--10-01st career game
Steve Renko1979-07-031979W  10-0 vs KCAWSHO95000350003363350%32894-110Complete game/Shutout
Mike Torrez1979-07-041979W  6-4 vs KCAWCG984105710041000--336139-1001000th career strikeout
Allen Ripley1979-07-071979W  10-8 @ SEASv 331101200114000--172-51st career save
Dennis Eckersley1979-07-111979W  9-3 @ CALW 91133121001039000--15769-4510 Strikeouts
Dennis Eckersley1979-07-281979W  1-0 @ TEXWSHO970002300035000--16072-45Complete game/Shutout
Win Remmerswaal1979-08-031979L  5-3 @ MIL  331113400014000--10-01st career game
Win Remmerswaal1979-08-051979W  19-5 @ MILW 353300100014000--21-01st career win
John Tudor1979-08-161979W  7-5 vs CHA  2.264302100015000--10-01st career game
Bob Stanley1979-09-051979W  5-0 @ NYAWSHO970000200033000--12837-18Complete game/Shutout
John Tudor1979-09-211979W  4-1 vs DETWCG761001400027000--61-21st career win


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