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1979 Carolina League

1979 > Class A > League History
Overall: 410 games, 6 teams, approx. 136 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1978 / 1980

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1978 / 1980

League Standings

Regular Season

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 85 55 1 .607 --
Alexandria Mariners SEA 74 62 0 .544 9
Peninsula Pilots PHI 68 68 0 .500 15
Kinston Eagles TOR 67 69 1 .493 16
Lynchburg Mets NYM 61 73 0 .455 21
Salem Pirates PIT 54 82 0 .397 29

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 21.2 4.79 141 5396 4664 675 1225 174 50 58 562 193 63 573 829 .263 .346 .359 .705 1673 44 77 38 22
Peninsula Pilots PHI 20.8 4.45 136 4991 4409 605 1158 174 45 51 521 153 37 477 745 .263 .337 .357 .694 1575 29 49 27 20
Alexandria Mariners SEA 21.3 4.33 136 4868 4219 589 1030 161 23 62 488 211 60 516 756 .244 .329 .337 .666 1423 39 51 43 24
Kinston Eagles TOR 21.4 4.31 137 4996 4449 590 1173 167 57 42 515 85 33 435 750 .264 .332 .355 .688 1580 42 33 37 20
Salem Pirates PIT 21.3 4.10 136 5005 4295 558 1045 168 35 51 500 102 30 583 843 .243 .336 .334 .670 1436 36 52 39 27
Lynchburg Mets NYM 21.7 4.09 134 4892 4225 548 1084 192 37 57 473 84 49 508 841 .257 .339 .360 .699 1521 35 91 33 19
League Totals 21.3 4.35 820 30148 26261 3565 6715 1036 247 321 3059 828 272 3092 4764 .256 .337 .351 .687 9208 225 353 217 132

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Lynchburg Mets NYM 21.2 4.16 61 73 .455 3.42 134 134 89 45 9 14 1115.0 1037 558 424 40 493 32 691 30 20 68 1.372 8.4 0.3 4.0 5.6 1.40
Peninsula Pilots PHI 21.1 4.21 68 68 .500 3.52 136 136 93 43 8 16 1144.0 1109 572 448 48 488 27 727 37 8 72 1.396 8.7 0.4 3.8 5.7 1.49
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 20.7 4.25 85 55 .607 3.23 141 141 98 43 12 34 1222.0 1148 599 439 50 536 26 954 34 7 78 1.378 8.5 0.4 3.9 7.0 1.78
Kinston Eagles TOR 22.8 4.35 67 69 .493 3.58 137 137 112 25 8 22 1145.0 1127 596 455 52 528 20 835 38 12 97 1.445 8.9 0.4 4.2 6.6 1.58
Alexandria Mariners SEA 21.7 4.38 74 62 .544 3.62 136 136 98 38 9 27 1131.0 1103 595 455 39 548 10 763 52 12 72 1.460 8.8 0.3 4.4 6.1 1.39
Salem Pirates PIT 21.8 4.74 54 82 .397 4.04 136 136 106 30 4 16 1126.0 1191 645 506 92 499 17 794 34 7 65 1.501 9.5 0.7 4.0 6.3 1.59
League Totals 21.5 4.35 409 409 .500 3.57 820 820 596 224 50 129 6883.0 6715 3565 2727 321 3092 132 4764 225 66 452 1.425 8.8 0.4 4.0 6.2 1.54

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Peninsula Pilots PHI 136 3433 1454 205 115 .960 21 n/a
Kinston Eagles TOR 137 3434 1443 214 103 .958 34 Duane Larson
Lynchburg Mets NYM 134 3344 1571 218 145 .958 18 Jack Aker
Salem Pirates PIT 136 3377 1516 224 122 .956 28 Jim Mahoney
Alexandria Mariners SEA 136 3393 1532 225 114 .956 45 n/a
Winston-Salem Red Sox BOS 141 3667 1543 257 104 .953 28 Bill Slack
League Totals 820 20648 9059 1343 703 .957 174