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1979 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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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 Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
28Rick ManningOF2456067145
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2
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513085548139713.259.323.304627.045.182.2750.87186.7170632
25Bobby BondsOF3353893148
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1
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25
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8534237413584479.275.367.463830.188.346.3191.8221.5249631
11Toby Harrah3B3052799147
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20
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77209896082748.279.389.444833.165.355.2820.6726.4234635
29Andre Thornton1B2951589120
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9354909342178.233.347.449796.216.392.2331.0319.8231617
18Duane Kuiper2B2947946122
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039493727478014.255.313.294607.040.106.2700.73--141528
15,21Tom VeryzerSS264494199
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0342534544010410.220.279.254533.033.102.2481.59--114501
35Gary AlexanderC263585482
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9
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2
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15
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54424610013377.229.313.391704.162.296.2682.1723.9140415
27Jim NorrisOF303535087
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6
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3015104435016312.246.328.348676.102.241.2640.80117.7123406
21Mike HargroveOF2933860110
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56236340522510.325.433.500933.175.358.3410.6333.8169413
44Cliff JohnsonDH312403765
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6120243951056.271.343.538881.267.375.2501.6313.3129274
9Ron HasseyC262232064
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3210191902438.287.339.404743.117.206.2961.0055.890249
22Ted Cox3B241891740
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2234142721217.212.272.307579.095.164.2261.9347.358208
0Paul DadeOF271702248
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18126122201121.282.326.371697.088.194.3061.8356.763185
13Ron PruittOF271662347
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2120192101215.283.355.361716.078.205.3131.1183.060188
12Dave Rosello2B291072026
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1410152700932.243.328.402730.159.308.2881.8035.743134
30Dell AlstonOF26621018
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1244101001110.290.384.403787.113.274.3271.0062.02574
31Wayne CageDH-1B2756613
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60251600001.232.295.321616.089.143.3083.2056.01861
16Bo DiazC263205
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001002600101.156.206.219425.063.125.1923.00--735
20Horace SpeedOF271462
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0001215700000.143.368.143511.000.429.2861.40--219
Batting Totals172153767601388206291387071439065778642317060122.258.336.384720.126.258.2771.2039.020666163
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
40Rick Wise3315103.72343492002312291119624681082011.288.880.932.644.191.59
36Rick Waits2716134.44343483002312301231142691915041.398.961.013.553.551.00
48Mike Paxton25885.91332430101592101181051452703121.6411.810.792.933.941.35
37Dan Spillner27954.6149133014115715382811664975031.378.720.913.655.531.52
39Len Barker23664.932919203013714679756709310021.589.590.394.606.111.33
43Sid Monge2812102.407600053191319637359641089211.226.600.624.407.421.69
17Wayne Garland284105.21181420109412070551134403031.6211.371.043.223.791.18
23Victor Cruz21394.22610004810787041371044631211.447.971.145.017.181.43
33Eric Wilkins22244.371614000069774134438521041.649.900.514.896.691.37
32David Clyde24345.8798101045503330713174011.379.781.372.543.331.31
41Paul Reuschel32218.00171005145734340711220001.8714.601.402.204.402.00
44Don Hood29103.68130003122139911471011.235.320.415.732.860.50
42Larry Andersen26007.41800040162514143470001.7113.241.592.123.711.75
56Sandy Wihtol24003.275000001010440360001.188.180.002.454.912.00
Pitching Totals81804.584021612851333214321502805729138570781445231.459.440.873.584.911.37


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