1979 Cleveland Indians season

1979 Cleveland Indians season

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 102 57 -- .642
Milwaukee Brewers 95 66 8 .590
Boston Red Sox 91 69 11.5 .569
New York Yankees 89 71 13.5 .556
Detroit Tigers 85 76 18 .528
Cleveland Indians 81 80 22 .503
Toronto Blue Jays 53 109 50.5 .327


Notable transactions

Roster

1979 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Thornton, AndreAndre Thornton 143 515 120 .233 26 93
RF Bonds, BobbyBobby Bonds 146 538 148 .275 25 85

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Clyde, DavidDavid Clyde 9 45.2 3 4 5.91 17

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barker, LenLen Barker 29 137.1 6 6 4.92 93

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cruz, VíctorVíctor Cruz 61 3 9 10 4.23 63
Andersen, LarryLarry Andersen 8 0 0 0 7.56 7

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Tugs Pacific Coast League Gene Dusan
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Woody Smith
A Waterloo Indians Midwest League Cal Emery
Short-Season A Batavia Trojans New York-Penn League Tom Trebelhorn
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Notes

References

  • 1979 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1979 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com