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1979 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 81-80 .503
Rank: 6th in American League East
Run Differential: 760-805 -45
Manager(s): Jeff Torborg, Dave Garcia
General Manager: Phil Seghi
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 1,011,644 22/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: John Bohnet (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Dave Garcia
Bullpen Coach: Chuck Hartenstein
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Joe Nossek

#1 Draft Picks

David Clyde (#1), Rick Manning (#2), Paul Dade (#10), Tom Veryzer (#11), Ted Cox (#17), Don Hood (#17)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Ted CoxCLECHAL 2-4 vs CHA30100001000001001051st career stolen base
    Bobby BondsCLEMILL 1-6 vs MIL41200111101000001594300th career home run
    Gary AlexanderCLEKCAL 2-3 vs KCA40000000004000002484 strikeouts
    Andre ThorntonCLEMILL 5-9 @MIL11000001140000006424 walks
    Bobby BondsCLEMILW 8-7 @MIL524001301000000015994 hits
    Rick ManningCLEMINL 0-4 @MIN3000000001000001500500th career game
    Toby HarrahCLETORW 8-3 vs TOR433002400010000011682 home runs, 500th career RBI
    Jim NorrisCLEDETW 6-0 vs DET42300250100000002702 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Eric WilkinsCLETORW 8-6 @TOR000000000000000011st career game
    Bobby BondsCLENYAW 8-4 vs NYA543201100010000016144 runs scored
    Bobby BondsCLECALW 7-4 @CAL322000030101000016203 stolen bases
    Andre ThorntonCLECALW 7-4 @CAL41420031010000006624 hits
    Paul DadeCLEOAKW 5-4 @OAK72400000101000002874 hits
    Rick ManningCLECALW 11-10 vs CAL11100000040000005284 walks
    Jim NorrisCLEDETW 4-2 @DET40410011000000003034 hits
    Bobby BondsCLEDETW 8-4 @DET600000000040000016494 strikeouts
    Toby HarrahCLECHAW 7-3 vs CHA220000000002000012102 hit by pitches
    Cliff JohnsonCLECHAW 7-3 vs CHA41300150001000005455 RBIs
    Toby HarrahCLEBOSW 11-10 vs BOS523300310100000012263 Doubles
    Rick ManningCLEBOSW 11-10 vs BOS63410000000000005624 hits
    Mike HargroveCLEOAKL 3-5 @OAK32200230011000008382 home runs
    Sandy WihtolCLETORW 9-8 vs TOR000000000000000011st career game
    Bobby BondsCLETORW 14-10 vs TOR211001510410000017105 RBIs, 4 walks
    Toby HarrahCLENYAW 16-3 vs NYA432002400100000012722 home runs
    Cliff JohnsonCLENYAW 16-3 vs NYA33200250011100005982 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Cliff JohnsonCLEBALW 7-3 @BAL52200230000000006002 home runs
    Rick ManningCLEBALW 6-5 vs BAL51400010000000006184 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Rick WaitsCLEBOSW 3-0 vs BOSWSHO910006400132000--11536-33Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Eric WilkinsCLETEXL 0-4 @TEXL 454204200121000--10-11st career game
    Eric WilkinsCLEMILW 8-1 @MILW 541103300021000--51-21st career win
    Rick WaitsCLETORW 1-0 vs TORWSHO920007310035000--12239-36Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Rick WiseCLENYAW 5-0 vs NYAWSHO950003100035000--436167-160Complete game/Shutout
    Rick WaitsCLEMINW 2-0 @MINWSHO920003500029000--13545-42Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Victor CruzCLESEAW 2-1 vs SEASv 1.20000040005000--8310-11Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Sandy WihtolCLETORW 9-8 vs TOR 14220010007000--10-01st career game


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