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1979 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  80-82   .494
Result:   5th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Herman Franks, Joey Amalfitano
General Manager:   Bob Kennedy
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  1,648,587
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ted Sizemore (34)
Youngest Player:  George Riley (22)
Longest Tenure:  Rick Reuschel (8)
Top Hitter:  Dave Kingman (7)
Top Pitcher:  Lynn McGlothen (11)
Top Draft Pick:  Jon Perlman (#12)

Roster Continuity:  70.24%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
26Larry BiittnerOF-1BMLB6-2205LeftLeft7/27/194533Pocohontas,Iowa196810212Wa2

9Tim BlackwellCMLB5-11180BothRight8/19/195226San Diego,California197013304BOS
22Bill Buckner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/14/194929Vallejo,California1968225LAD
34Ray BurrisPMLB6-5200RightRight8/22/195028Idabel,Oklahoma197217399CHC
35Doug CapillaPMLB5-8175LeftLeft1/7/195227Honolulu,Hawaii197025593SF
36Bill CaudillPMLB6-1210RightRight7/13/195622Santa Monica,California19748181STL
18Gene ClinesOFMLB5-9170RightRight10/6/194632San Pablo,California19666115PIT
29Steve Davis2B-3BMLB6-1200RightRight12/30/195325Oakland,California197614319CHC
11Ivan DeJesusSSMLB5-11175RightRight1/9/195326Santurce,Puerto Rico1970UDFA LAD
15Steve Dillard2B-3BMLB6-1180RightRight2/8/195128Memphis,Tennessee1972240BOS
32Miguel DiloneOFMLB6-0160BothRight11/1/195424Santiago,Dominican Republic1972UDFA PIT
8Barry FooteCMLB6-3210RightRight2/16/195227Smithfield,North Carolina197013MTL
46Dave GeiselPMLB6-3210LeftLeft1/18/195524Windber,Pennsylvania19735112CHC
24Ken HendersonOFMLB6-2180BothRight6/15/194633Carroll,Iowa196742759NYM
38Willie HernandezPMLB6-3180LeftLeft11/14/195424Aguada,Puerto Rico1981UDFA CHC
30Ken HoltzmanPMLB6-2175RightLeft11/3/194533St. Louis,Missouri1965461CHC
20Mick KelleherSS-3BMLB5-9176RightRight7/25/194731Seattle,Washington1969368STL
7Bruce KimmCMLB5-11175RightRight6/29/195128Cedar Rapids,Iowa19697145CHW
10Dave KingmanOF-1BMLB6-6210RightRight12/21/194830Pendleton,Oregon197011SF
39Mike KrukowPMLB6-5205RightRight1/21/195227Long Beach,California19738184CHC
47Dennis LampPMLB6-3200RightRight9/23/195226Los Angeles,California1971362CHC
12Steve Macko2B-3BMLB5-10160LeftRight9/6/195424Burlington,Iowa19775116CHC
28Jerry MartinOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/11/194930Columbia,South Carolina1971UDFA PHI
40Lynn McGlothenPMLB6-2195LeftRight3/27/195029Monroe,Louisiana1968360BOS
32Sam MejiasOFMLB6-0170RightRight5/9/195227Santiago,Dominican Republic1971UDFA MIL
49Donnie MoorePMLB6-0185LeftRight2/13/195425Lubbock,Texas197313CHC
7Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194633Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYY
16Steve Ontiveros3BMLB6-0185BothRight10/26/195127Bakersfield,California19696136SF
45Karl Pagel1BMLB6-2190LeftLeft3/29/195524Madison,Wisconsin1976120CHC
48Rick ReuschelPMLB6-3235RightRight5/16/194930Quincy,Illinois1970367CHC
33George RileyPMLB6-2210LeftLeft10/6/195622Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1974479CHC
17Kurt Seibert2BMLB6-0166BothRight10/16/195523Cheverly,Maryland1976355CHC
6Ted Sizemore2BMLB5-10165RightRight4/15/194534Gadsden,Alabama196615299LAD
42Bruce SutterPMLB6-2190RightRight1/8/195326Lancaster,Pennsylvania197021494Wa2
25Scot ThompsonOF-1BMLB6-3195LeftLeft12/7/195523Grove City,Pennsylvania197417CHC
41Dick TidrowPMLB6-4213RightRight5/14/194732San Francisco,California1967476CLE
27Mike VailOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/10/195127San Francisco,California1971485STL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joey AmalfitanoManager 
Lou BoudreauBroadcaster 
Jack BrickhouseBroadcaster 
Bill CappsScout 
Gene ClinesBullpen Coach 
Ray FagnantScout 
Herman FranksManager 
Bob HartsfieldScout 
Bob KennedyGeneral Manager 
Vince LloydBroadcaster 
Peanuts LowreyThird Base Coach 
Mike RoarkePitching Coach 
Cookie RojasFirst Base Coach 


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