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1979 Eastern League

1979 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 417 games, 6 teams, approx. 139 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
West Haven Yankees NYY 83 56 .597 --
Reading Phillies PHI 77 61 .558 5.5
Bristol Red Sox BOS 73 66 .525 10
Buffalo Bisons PIT 72 67 .518 11
Holyoke Millers MIL 63 76 .453 20
Waterbury A's OAK 49 91 .350 34.5
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
Buffalo Bisons PIT 23.6 5.68 139 5291 4613 790 1291 183 35 198 723 109 58 569 839 .280 .360 .463 .823 2138 33 27 49 33
West Haven Yankees NYY 23.1 4.88 139 5204 4443 679 1188 175 41 95 597 99 68 603 634 .267 .357 .389 .747 1730 43 72 43 23
Bristol Red Sox BOS 22.2 4.85 139 5165 4473 674 1200 200 28 89 588 114 58 575 730 .268 .353 .385 .738 1723 30 50 37 24
Reading Phillies PHI 22.3 4.62 138 4979 4418 637 1216 182 51 69 567 169 83 409 673 .275 .339 .386 .726 1707 49 48 55 26
Holyoke Millers MIL 22.4 4.32 139 4991 4381 601 1138 175 38 102 549 78 64 485 714 .260 .335 .387 .722 1695 31 51 43 23
Waterbury A's OAK 22.1 3.88 140 5033 4388 543 1063 159 41 67 478 156 79 517 662 .242 .325 .343 .668 1505 37 58 33 17
League Totals 22.6 4.71 834 30663 26716 3924 7096 1074 234 620 3502 725 410 3158 4252 .266 .345 .393 .738 10498 223 306 260 146

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
Reading Phillies PHI 24.2 3.95 77 61 .558 3.48 138 138 84 54 10 21 1154.0 1088 545 446 80 487 36 671 38 3 47 1.365 8.5 0.6 3.8 5.2 1.38
West Haven Yankees NYY 23.0 4.16 83 56 .597 3.71 139 139 98 41 10 24 1174.0 1116 578 484 109 427 22 755 25 5 60 1.314 8.6 0.8 3.3 5.8 1.77
Bristol Red Sox BOS 22.5 4.40 73 66 .525 3.90 139 139 98 41 5 27 1166.0 1141 612 505 96 552 41 750 56 6 64 1.452 8.8 0.7 4.3 5.8 1.36
Holyoke Millers MIL 22.9 4.98 63 76 .453 4.52 139 139 106 33 7 22 1147.0 1176 692 576 104 550 9 678 36 7 93 1.505 9.2 0.8 4.3 5.3 1.23
Waterbury A's OAK 22.2 5.14 49 91 .350 4.42 140 140 82 58 4 9 1160.0 1252 720 570 92 543 23 624 32 7 82 1.547 9.7 0.7 4.2 4.8 1.15
Buffalo Bisons PIT 22.9 5.59 72 67 .518 4.72 139 139 109 30 5 28 1185.0 1323 777 621 139 599 15 774 36 3 81 1.622 10.0 1.1 4.5 5.9 1.29
League Totals 23.0 4.71 417 417 .500 4.13 834 834 577 257 41 131 6986.0 7096 3924 3202 620 3158 146 4252 223 31 427 1.468 9.1 0.8 4.1 5.5 1.35

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Reading Phillies PHI 138 3462 1582 159 124 .969 21 Jim Snyder
West Haven Yankees NYY 139 3523 1448 168 112 .967 24 Stump Merrill
Bristol Red Sox BOS 139 3498 1502 169 123 .967 31 Tony Torchia
Holyoke Millers MIL 139 3440 1514 173 113 .966 18 George Farson
Waterbury A's OAK 140 3479 1434 209 146 .959 36 Ed Nottle
Buffalo Bisons PIT 139 3555 1458 238 130 .955 13 Steve Demeter
League Totals 834 20957 8938 1116 748 .964 143