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1979 Cincinnati RedsNational League (MLB)
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Mario Soto played for the 1979 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record90-71 (1st in National League West)League Rank3rdMLB Rank6th
BallparkRiverfront Stadium
ManagerJohn McNamaraGeneral ManagerDick Wagner
CoachesHarry Dunlop (Bullpen Coach), Bill Fischer (Pitching Coach), Alex Grammas (Third Base Coach), Russ Nixon (First Base Coach), Ron Plaza (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Pirates)
#1 Draft PickDan Lamar (#20)
Attendance2,356,933 (Rank: 5th)
Minor League AffiliatesIndianapolis Indians (AAA) 67-69 ... Nashville Sounds (AA) 83-61 ... Tampa Tarpons (A+) 74-60 ... Greensboro Hornets (A) 65-71 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 30-41 ... Billings Mustangs (Rk) 43-26 ...
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

TopPREV   NEXT Show Regulars Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Remove Pitchers
UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
13Dave ConcepcionssR311495909116625316841976473066518.281.348.415.76324544666.296.134.263.3419.611.01.12.436.926.5
1967-   UDFA-CIN
 
25Ray Knight3bR26150551641753741079443857348420.318.360.454.81425051604.335.136.205.3596.39.41.51.755.129.1
1970-10- 238-CIN
 
22Dan Driessen1bL271505157212924318751156277327116.250.330.414.74421345589.260.164.295.32710.513.11.23.128.634.9
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
5Johnny BenchcR31130464731281902280426773034811.276.364.459.82321341538.284.183.332.36312.513.61.14.121.132.0
1965- 2-  36-CIN
 
15George FosterofR301214406813318330980259105303711.302.386.561.94724751505.334.259.389.41011.720.81.85.914.738.4
1968- 3-  55-SFN
 
8Joe Morgan2bL35127436701092619322869345135118.250.379.376.75516436538.258.126.390.34217.38.40.51.748.433.0
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
29Dave CollinsofB2612239659126164335169274823126.318.364.402.76615923429.355.084.169.3446.311.21.80.7132.018.3
1972- 1-   9-KCA
 
30Ken GriffeyofL299538062120274832125363910337.316.374.471.84517939420.333.155.268.3738.69.31.11.947.532.5
1969-29- 682-CIN
 
20Cesar GeronimoofL311233563885174438113756232118.239.312.343.65512225400.272.104.208.2889.314.01.51.089.029.4
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Junior Kennedy2bR288322029607011743283102004.273.355.318.673708250.314.045.177.31511.212.41.10.4220.013.3
1968- 1-  10-BAL
 
7Hector CruzofR2674182244410242701313901138.242.350.385.7357016215.286.143.308.33114.418.11.31.945.536.4
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
33Paul BlairofR35751407214121500112702234.150.209.236.445337155.168.086.164.1967.117.42.51.370.033.3
1961-   UDFA-NYN
 
9Vic CorrellcR3348133143112011500142611123.233.309.346.6554613150.280.113.218.2939.317.31.90.7133.041.9
1967- 9- 171-CLE
 
23Rick Auerbach3b-ssR296210017218111201141901111.210.304.340.6443410116.247.130.260.29112.116.41.40.9100.047.6
1969- 7- 145-SE1
 
41Tom SeaverpR34337631230280012904002.158.169.276.44521581.222.118.132.1961.235.829.02.538.041.7
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
51Mike LaCosspR2335703910000032505002.129.164.143.30710178.200.014.057.1463.932.18.30.00.011.1
1974- 3-  71-CIN
 
28Champ SummersofL33276010122111101131510001.200.351.317.66819474.250.117.317.31817.620.31.21.460.033.3
1971-   UDFA-OAK
 
34Fred NormanpB3634592900060062206003.153.231.153.3849071.243.000.102.1918.531.03.70.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
42Bill BonhampR3029573820020001806001.140.140.175.31510263.205.035.035.1410.028.60.00.00.025.0
1968-31- 695-BAL
 
12Harry Spilman1bL2443567123005007520021.214.323.268.59115365.235.054.179.27110.87.70.70.00.025.0
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
47Tom HumepR2657461810040011701000.174.191.196.3879148.276.022.043.1782.135.417.00.00.012.5
1972- 1-  16-CIN
 
31Paul MoskaupR2521373310030011306101.081.103.108.2114145.120.027.054.0982.228.913.00.00.033.3
1975- 3-  70-CIN
 
21Arturo DeFreitas1bR2623342720040001600101.206.200.265.4659235.368.059.059.2030.045.70.00.00.028.6
1970-   UDFA-CIN
 
35Frank PastorepR2130252400010001002001.160.160.160.3204027.267.000.000.1450.037.00.00.00.00.0
1975- 2-  46-CIN
 
16,19Ken HendersonofB331013131002000200000.231.231.308.5394113.273.077.077.2380.015.40.00.00.033.3
1967-42- 760-NYN
 
40Doug BairpR29658000000000500000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.062.50.00.00.00.0
1971- 2-  46-PIT
 
36Mario SotopR22257240001000200000.571.571.5711.142407.800.000.000.5180.028.60.00.00.00.0
1973-   UDFA-CIN
 
34Pedro BorbonpR32306220000000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.000.3020.016.70.00.00.00.0
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Manny SarmientopR23236000000000201000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.028.60.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-CIN
 
21Rafael Santo DomingohB2376010000001300000.167.286.167.453107.333.000.167.23114.342.93.00.00.00.0
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
16Ron OesterssB2363000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1974- 9- 215-CIN
 
28Sam MejiasofR2772110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4540.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
37,43Dave TomlinpL30532110000000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4540.050.00.00.00.00.0
1967-29- 554-CIN
 
44Doug CapillapL27510100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9070.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970-25- 600-SFN
 
Batting Totals: (34 players)1615477731144526631132686994761490219624673128.264.338.396.73421694296218.292.396.254.0009.914.51.52.141.529.7 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
41Tom SeaverR34STMLB1663.14323209500215.0187857516611314001.157.830.672.555.482.153.56.7273.33
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
51Mike LaCossR23STMLB1483.50353236100205.220292801379733321.378.840.573.463.190.924.03.6364.03
1974- 3-  71-CIN
 
34Fred NormanL36STMLB11133.64343135000195.119386791457952101.288.890.652.634.381.673.96.4583.57
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
42Bill BonhamR30STMLB973.79292902000175.217380741460786381.338.860.723.074.001.304.10.5634.04
1968-31- 695-BAL
 
47Tom HumeR26S/RMLB1092.76571245203317163.016254501233802001.208.940.661.824.422.422.98.5263.31
1972- 1-  16-CIN
 
31Paul MoskauR25S/RMLB543.89211561010106.11075346951586001.499.060.764.324.911.144.49.5564.18
1975- 3-  70-CIN
 
35Frank PastoreR21S/RMLB674.25309212110495.11024745823632011.319.630.762.175.952.744.44.4623.26
1975- 2-  46-CIN
 
40Doug BairR29R/CLMLB1174.296506500421694.1934745751863031.538.870.674.878.201.694.48.6113.59
1971- 2-  46-PIT
 
37,43Dave TomlinL30RelMLB222.62530530017158.1592917318302011.339.100.462.784.631.674.47.5003.35
1967-29- 554-CIN
 
34Pedro BorbonR32RelMLB223.43300300018244.248171728230001.279.670.401.614.632.883.43.5002.82
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Manny SarmientoR23RelMLB044.6623122005038.247212027230011.4110.940.471.635.353.294.89.0002.84
1972-   UDFA-CIN
 
36Mario SotoR22RelMLB325.3025025007037.1332522230320011.707.960.487.237.711.076.03.6004.21
1973-   UDFA-CIN
 
44Doug CapillaL27RelMLB108.5350500006.17661500001.979.951.427.110.000.008.531.0007.15
1970-25- 600-SFN
 
44Charlie LeibrandtL22RelMLB000.0030300104.12200210000.984.150.004.152.080.504.15.0003.66
1978- 9- 225-CIN
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)90713.601611612812771344014391415644576103485773307171.328.850.643.034.831.594.03.559  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDoug Bair29MLBp65-94591115.9330.220.15---65100.040.4Fielding by Day
PTom Hume26MLBp57-1636272135.9430.580.20---57100.035.4Fielding by Day
PDave Tomlin30MLBp53-584103117.8240.260.24---53100.032.9Fielding by Day
PMike LaCoss23MLBp35-20515342451.9611.400.24---35100.021.7Fielding by Day
PFred Norman36MLBp34-1954263133.9090.880.15---34100.021.1Fielding by Day
PTom Seaver34MLBp32-21522262250.9601.500.22---3397.019.9Fielding by Day
PFrank Pastore21MLBp30-9551302181.0000.600.19---30100.018.6Fielding by Day
PPedro Borbon32MLBp30-44371111.9090.330.23---30100.018.6Fielding by Day
PBill Bonham30MLBp29-1759314044.9091.380.23---29100.018.0Fielding by Day
PMario Soto22MLBp25-37120031.0000.120.08---25100.015.5Fielding by Day
PManny Sarmiento23MLBp23-38140051.0000.220.13---23100.014.3Fielding by Day
PPaul Moskau25MLBp21-1063192324.9171.050.21---21100.013.0Fielding by Day
PDoug Capilla27MLBp5-6020021.0000.400.33---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PCharlie Leibrandt22MLBp3-4100111.0000.330.25---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohnny Bench31MLBc126--619681011697.9865.450.0070-513096.978.3Fielding by Day
CVic Correll33MLBc47--2211921242.9925.110.0040-44897.929.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDan Driessen27MLB1b143--12897991121377.9939.570.00---15095.388.8Fielding by Day
1BHarry Spilman24MLB1b12--62203641.0005.330.00---4327.97.5Fielding by Day
1BDave Collins26MLBof10--64106651.0006.500.00---1228.26.2Fielding by Day
1BChamp Summers33MLBof6--4151447.9797.670.00---2722.23.7Fielding by Day
1BArturo DeFreitas26MLB1b6--3701538.9746.170.00---2326.13.7Fielding by Day
1BJohnny Bench31MLBc2--13101141.0007.000.00---1301.51.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJoe Morgan35MLB2b121--2593291274600.9804.860.00---12795.375.2Fielding by Day
2BJunior Kennedy28MLB2b59--95144528244.9804.050.00---8371.136.6Fielding by Day
2BRick Auerbach29MLBss3--20103.6670.670.00---624.81.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRay Knight26MLB3b-1b149--1202621526397.9622.560.00---15099.392.5Fielding by Day
3BRick Auerbach29MLBss18--2262230.9331.560.00---6229.011.2Fielding by Day
3BJunior Kennedy28MLB2b4--020021.0000.500.00---834.82.5Fielding by Day
3BHarry Spilman24MLB1b4--2900111.0002.750.00---439.32.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDave Concepcion31MLBss148--28449527102806.9675.260.00---14999.391.9Fielding by Day
SSRick Auerbach29MLBss16--27282557.9653.440.00---6225.89.9Fielding by Day
SSJunior Kennedy28MLB2b5--101602261.0005.200.00---836.03.1Fielding by Day
SSRon Oester23MLB2b2--120031.0001.500.00---633.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFCesar Geronimo31MLBof118--2911122304.9932.560.00---12395.973.3Fielding by Day
OFGeorge Foster30MLBof116--214741225.9821.910.00---12195.972.0Fielding by Day
OFKen Griffey29MLBof93--175831186.9841.970.00---9597.957.8Fielding by Day
OFDave Collins26MLBof91--159242165.9761.770.00---12274.656.5Fielding by Day
OFHector Cruz26MLBof-3b69--119824129.9841.840.00---7493.242.9Fielding by Day
OFPaul Blair35MLBof67--117310121.9921.790.00---7589.341.6Fielding by Day
OFChamp Summers33MLBof13--1511017.9411.230.00---2748.18.1Fielding by Day
OFSam Mejias27MLBof5--100011.0000.200.00---771.43.1Fielding by Day
OFKen Henderson33MLBof2--200021.0001.000.00---1020.01.2Fielding by Day
OFArturo DeFreitas26MLB1b1--100011.0001.000.00---234.30.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Gene BennettScout1928-07-29 50Portsmouth,Ohio --   2B
Marc BombardRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor1949-11-15 29Baltimore,Maryland A+1977-1977-   P
Harry DunlopBullpen Coach1933-09-06 45Sacramento,California --   C
Bill FischerPitching Coach1930-10-11 48Wausau,Wisconsin MLB1956-19641956-1964   P
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach1926-04-03 53Birmingham,Alabama MLB1954-19631954-1963   SS-3B
Elmer GrayScout -Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania --   SCOUT
John McNamaraManager1932-06-04 47Sacramento,California --   C
Julian MockScout1929-- 50- --   SCOUT
Russ NixonFirst Base Coach1935-02-19 44Cleves,Ohio MLB1957-19681957-1968   C
Joe NuxhallBroadcaster1928-07-30 50Hamilton,Ohio MLB1944-19661944-1966   P
Ron PlazaAssistant Coach1934-08-24 44Clifton,New Jersey --   IF
Paul RicciariniScout -- --   SCOUT
Dick WagnerGeneral Manager1927-10-19 51Central City,Nebraska --   EXEC
George ZurawScout1931-- 48- --   SCOUT