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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
39Gary AllensonCMLB5-11185RightRight2/4/195524Culver City,California19769214BOS

3Jack Brohamer2BMLB5-10165LeftRight2/26/195029Maywood,California196734637CLE
16Tom BurgmeierPMLB5-11185LeftLeft8/2/194335St. Paul,Minnesota1963UDFA Hoc
7Rick BurlesonSSMLB5-10165RightRight4/29/195128Lynwood,California197015BOS
22Bill CampbellPMLB6-3190RightRight8/9/194830Highland Park,Michigan1968694BAL
41Dick DragoPMLB6-1190RightRight6/25/194534Toledo,Ohio1965UDFA DET
17Frank DuffySSMLB6-1180RightRight10/14/194632Oakland,California196716CIN
1Jim DwyerOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft1/3/195029Evergreen Park,Illinois197111PIT
43Dennis EckersleyPMLB6-2190RightRight10/3/195424Oakland,California1972350CLE
24Dwight EvansRF-OFMLB6-2205RightRight11/3/195127Santa Monica,California19695107BOS
44Joel FinchPMLB6-2175RightRight8/20/195622South Bend,Indiana19749212BOS
27Carlton FiskCMLB6-2220RightRight12/26/194731Bellows Falls,Vermont196714BOS
31Andy HasslerPMLB6-5220LeftLeft10/18/195127Texas City,Texas196925579CAL
4Butch Hobson3BMLB6-1193RightRight8/17/195127Tuscaloosa,Alabama19738185BOS
19Fred LynnOFMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/3/195227Chicago,Illinois1973241BOS
10Bob MontgomeryCMLB6-1203RightRight4/16/194435Nashville,Tennessee1962UDFA BOS
50Mike O'BerryCMLB6-2195RightRight4/20/195425Birmingham,Alabama197522516BOS
12Stan Papi3B-2BMLB6-0178RightRight2/4/195128Fresno,California1969226HOU
17Tom PoquetteOFMLB5-10175LeftRight10/30/195127Eau Claire,Wisconsin1970480KC
42Chuck RaineyPMLB5-11190RightRight7/14/195424San Diego,California1974119BOS
49Win RemmerswaalPMLB6-2160RightRight3/8/195425The Hague,Netherlands1975UDFA BOS
2Jerry Remy2BMLB5-9165LeftRight11/8/195226Fall River,Massachusetts19718129CAL
25Steve RenkoPMLB6-5230RightRight12/10/194434Kansas City,Kansas196524461NYM
14Jim RiceLF-OFMLB6-2205RightRight3/8/195326Anderson,South Carolina1971115BOS
28Allen RipleyPMLB6-3190RightRight10/18/195226Norwood,Massachusetts1973UDFA BOS
5George Scott1BMLB6-2215RightRight3/23/194435Greenville,Mississippi1962UDFA BOS
11Ted Sizemore2BMLB5-10165RightRight4/15/194534Gadsden,Alabama196615299LAD
46Bob StanleyPMLB6-4215RightRight11/10/195424Portland,Maine197417BOS
21Mike TorrezPMLB6-5210RightRight8/28/194632Topeka,Kansas1964UDFA STL
30John TudorPMLB6-0185LeftLeft2/2/195425Schenectady,New York1976357BOS
5Bob Watson1B-OFMLB6-2205RightRight4/10/194633Los Angeles,California197015355CHC
20Larry Wolfe3B-2BMLB5-11170RightRight3/2/195326Melbourne,Florida19739203MIN
45Jim WrightPMLB6-1165RightRight12/21/195028Reed City,Michigan1969483BOS
8Carl YastrzemskiOFMLB5-11188LeftRight8/22/193939Southampton,New York1958UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Milt BollingScout 
Ken ColemanBroadcaster 
George DigbyScout 
Bill EnosScout 
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster 
Walt HriniakHitting Coach 
Al JacksonPitching Coach 
Tom LarsonBroadcaster 
Felix MaldonadoScout 
Ned MartinBroadcaster 
Johnny PeskyFirst Base Coach 
Rico PetrocelliBroadcaster 
Matt SczesnyScout 
Joe StephensonScout 
Haywood SullivanGeneral Manager 
Larry ThomasScout 
Charlie WagnerScout 
Eddie YostThird Base Coach 
Don ZimmerManager 


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