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1979 Appalachian League

1979 > Class Rookie > League History
Overall: 206 games, 6 teams, approx. 68 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

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Paintsville Yankees NYY 52 13 .800 --
Kingsport Braves ATL 39 31 .557 15.5
Elizabethton Twins MIN 37 33 .529 17.5
Bluefield Orioles BAL 33 35 .485 20.5
Johnson City Cardinals STL 25 43 .368 28.5
Bristol Tigers DET 19 50 .275 35
This league's standings, if available, are based on full season team pitching records. Leagues may have have split season and postseason results that are not currently available.

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
Paintsville Yankees NYY 20.6 6.11 66 2269 1860 403 520 83 21 34 354 50 25 349 311 .280 .392 .402 .794 747 7 34 19 13
Kingsport Braves ATL 20.9 5.93 70 2471 2037 415 536 102 13 67 345 74 15 348 372 .263 .373 .425 .797 865 26 30 30 12
Elizabethton Twins MIN 20.5 5.66 71 2599 2210 402 585 116 12 58 348 40 10 331 382 .265 .364 .407 .771 899 25 16 17 7
Bluefield Orioles BAL 20.2 4.97 68 2315 1934 338 481 81 18 34 270 49 15 323 369 .249 .360 .362 .722 700 23 20 15 10
Johnson City Cardinals STL 20.2 4.40 68 2392 2071 299 516 74 19 35 249 57 21 264 356 .249 .338 .354 .692 733 22 21 14 7
Bristol Tigers DET 19.8 3.97 69 2455 2110 274 474 66 16 32 232 45 20 299 396 .225 .323 .317 .639 668 14 16 16 5
League Totals 20.4 5.17 412 14501 12222 2131 3112 522 99 260 1798 315 106 1914 2186 .255 .358 .377 .735 4612 117 137 111 54

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
Paintsville Yankees NYY 20.3 3.30 52 13 .800 3.33 66 66 30 36 8 11 498.0 401 218 184 31 270 1 446 22 8 22 1.347 7.2 0.6 4.9 8.1 1.65
Bluefield Orioles BAL 19.9 4.71 33 35 .485 4.18 68 68 46 22 3 9 515.0 460 320 239 34 284 3 351 9 7 34 1.445 8.0 0.6 5.0 6.1 1.24
Elizabethton Twins MIN 19.3 4.97 37 33 .529 4.54 71 71 48 23 4 7 565.0 559 353 285 36 274 10 393 14 9 31 1.474 8.9 0.6 4.4 6.3 1.43
Kingsport Braves ATL 19.8 5.19 39 31 .557 4.63 70 70 55 15 4 12 531.0 516 363 273 55 306 1 327 20 3 17 1.548 8.7 0.9 5.2 5.5 1.07
Bristol Tigers DET 19.5 6.39 19 50 .275 5.98 69 69 53 16 1 5 533.0 541 441 354 50 439 27 382 27 9 44 1.839 9.1 0.8 7.4 6.5 0.87
Johnson City Cardinals STL 19.7 6.41 25 43 .368 5.90 68 68 62 6 2 13 543.0 635 436 356 54 341 12 287 25 4 31 1.797 10.5 0.9 5.7 4.8 0.84
League Totals 19.7 5.17 205 205 .500 4.78 412 412 294 118 22 57 3185.0 3112 2131 1691 260 1914 54 2186 117 40 179 1.578 8.8 0.7 5.4 6.2 1.14

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Paintsville Yankees NYY 66 1495 635 79 43 .964 8 Bill Livesey
Johnson City Cardinals STL 68 1629 702 95 57 .961 11 Nick Leyva
Kingsport Braves ATL 70 1593 686 102 57 .957 13 n/a
Bristol Tigers DET 69 1600 586 98 49 .957 9 Joe Lewis
Bluefield Orioles BAL 68 1544 629 114 49 .950 15 J.R. Miner
Elizabethton Twins MIN 71 1696 604 139 49 .943 10 Fred Waters
League Totals 412 9557 3842 627 304 .955 66