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1979 CINCINNATI REDS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  90-71   .559
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  John McNamara
General Manager:   Dick Wagner
Stadium:  Riverfront Stadium
Attendance:  2,356,933
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Pirates)

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Fred Norman (36)
Youngest Player:  Frank Pastore (21)
Longest Tenure:  Johnny Bench (13)
Top Hitter:  George Foster (15)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Lamar (#20)

Roster Continuity:  89.46%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23Rick AuerbachSSMLB6-0165RightRight2/15/195029Woodland Hills,California19697145Sep

40Doug BairPMLB6-0180RightRight8/22/194929Defiance,Ohio1971UDFA PIT
5Johnny BenchCMLB6-1208RightRight12/7/194731Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1965236CIN
33Paul BlairOFMLB6-0171RightRight2/1/194435Cushing,Oklahoma1962UDFA BAL
42Bill BonhamPMLB6-3195RightRight10/1/194830Glendale,California196831695BAL
34Pedro BorbonPMLB6-2185RightRight12/2/194632Valverde Mao,Dominican Republic1966UDFA STL
44Doug CapillaPMLB5-8175LeftLeft1/7/195227Honolulu,Hawaii197025593SF
29Dave CollinsOFMLB5-11175BothLeft10/20/195226Rapid City,South Dakota197219KC
13Dave ConcepcionSSMLB6-1180RightRight6/17/194831Aragua,Venezuela1960UDFA CIN
9Vic CorrellCMLB5-10185RightRight2/5/194633Washington,DC19679170CLE
7Hector CruzOF-3BMLB5-11170RightRight4/2/195326Arroyo,Puerto Rico199811343ARI
21Arturo DeFreitas1BMLB6-2195RightRight4/26/195326San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1978UDFA CIN
22Dan Driessen1BMLB5-11190LeftRight7/29/195127Hilton Head Island,South Carolina1969UDFA CIN
15George FosterOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/1/194830Tuscaloosa,Alabama1968355SF
20Cesar GeronimoOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft3/11/194831El Seybo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYY
30Ken GriffeyOFMLB6-0210LeftLeft4/10/195029Donora,Pennsylvania196929680CIN
16,19Ken HendersonOFMLB6-2180BothRight6/15/194633Carroll,Iowa196742759NYM
47Tom HumePMLB6-1185RightRight3/29/195326Cincinnati,Ohio1972116CIN
26Junior Kennedy2BMLB6-0185RightRight8/9/195028Fort Gibson,Oklahoma1968110BAL
25Ray Knight3B-1BMLB6-2185RightRight12/28/195226Albany,Georgia197010231CIN
51Mike LaCossPMLB6-4200RightRight5/30/195623Glendale,California1974371CIN
44Charlie LeibrandtPMLB6-3200RightLeft10/4/195622Chicago,Illinois19789225CIN
28Sam MejiasOFMLB6-0170RightRight5/9/195227Santiago,Dominican Republic1971UDFA MIL
8Joe Morgan2BMLB5-7155LeftRight9/19/194335Bonham,Texas1963UDFA Hoc
31Paul MoskauPMLB6-2210RightRight12/20/195325St. Joseph,Missouri1975370CIN
34Fred NormanPMLB5-8160BothLeft8/20/194236San Antonio,Texas1961UDFA Kca
16Ron Oester2BMLB6-2195BothRight5/5/195623Cincinnati,Ohio19749214CIN
35Frank PastorePMLB6-2205RightRight8/21/195721Alhambra,California1975246CIN
21Rafael Santo DomingoHMLB6-0160BothRight11/24/195523Orcovis,Puerto Rico1978UDFA CIN
45Manny SarmientoPMLB6-0170RightRight2/2/195623Cagua,Venezuela1972UDFA CIN
41Tom SeaverPMLB6-1206RightRight11/17/194434Fresno,California1966119ATL
36Mario SotoPMLB6-0185RightRight7/12/195622Bani,Dominican Republic1973UDFA CIN
12Harry Spilman1BMLB6-1190LeftRight7/18/195424Albany,Georgia1974UDFA CIN
28Champ SummersOFMLB6-2205LeftRight6/15/194633Bremerton,Washington1971UDFA OAK
37,43Dave TomlinPMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/22/194930Maysville,Kentucky196729553CIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Gene BennettScout 
Marc BombardRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor 
Marty BrennamanBroadcaster 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Ken ColemanBroadcaster 
Harry DunlopBullpen Coach 
Bill FischerPitching Coach 
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach 
Ray LaneBroadcaster 
John McNamaraManager 
Russ NixonFirst Base Coach 
Joe NuxhallBroadcaster 
Ron PlazaAssistant Coach 
Paul RicciariniScout 
Dick WagnerGeneral Manager 
George ZurawScout 


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