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1979 American Association

1979 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 543 games, 8 teams, approx. 135 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

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Evansville Triplets DET 78 58 .574 --
Springfield Redbirds STL 73 63 .537 5
Iowa Oaks CHW 69 67 .507 9
Indianapolis Indians CIN 67 69 .493 11

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 72 63 .533 --
Omaha Royals KCR 65 71 .478 7.5
Denver Bears MON 62 73 .459 10
Wichita Aeros CHC 57 79 .419 15.5
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
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 24.7 5.43 135 5179 4537 733 1303 256 45 108 682 91 45 516 671 .287 .360 .435 .795 1973 31 42 53 43
Evansville Triplets DET 25.6 5.32 136 5269 4477 724 1233 218 30 116 672 122 58 651 731 .275 .370 .415 .785 1859 47 53 41 51
Denver Bears MON 25.9 5.27 135 5142 4413 712 1268 218 40 110 649 110 63 589 625 .287 .372 .430 .801 1896 33 56 51 47
Springfield Redbirds STL 24.1 5.06 136 5131 4524 688 1287 220 36 94 641 137 50 476 582 .284 .355 .411 .766 1861 40 45 46 38
Iowa Oaks CHW 24.8 5.01 136 5104 4482 681 1248 201 41 113 625 130 68 503 670 .278 .352 .417 .769 1870 29 41 49 33
Wichita Aeros CHC 24.1 4.56 136 5064 4398 620 1149 195 23 115 568 97 54 564 720 .261 .346 .394 .741 1735 24 44 34 37
Omaha Royals KCR 25.5 4.15 136 5073 4341 565 1058 197 34 88 522 163 64 597 614 .244 .338 .366 .704 1587 35 73 27 33
Indianapolis Indians CIN 24.7 3.88 136 4954 4366 527 1070 182 34 96 488 92 41 465 784 .245 .320 .368 .688 1608 28 65 30 40
League Totals 24.9 4.83 1086 40916 35538 5250 9616 1687 283 840 4847 942 443 4361 5397 .271 .352 .405 .757 14389 267 419 331 322

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
Indianapolis Indians CIN 23.9 4.11 67 69 .493 3.82 136 136 111 25 11 30 1157.0 1054 559 491 66 627 29 816 26 7 44 1.453 8.2 0.5 4.9 6.3 1.30
Evansville Triplets DET 23.9 4.54 78 58 .574 3.97 136 136 110 26 11 26 1171.0 1219 617 516 92 513 45 683 37 12 73 1.479 9.4 0.7 3.9 5.2 1.33
Omaha Royals KCR 25.2 4.57 65 71 .478 4.09 136 136 108 28 7 25 1165.0 1219 621 530 111 457 27 536 33 6 38 1.439 9.4 0.9 3.5 4.1 1.17
Springfield Redbirds STL 24.8 5.00 73 63 .537 4.67 136 136 108 28 9 34 1158.0 1203 680 601 134 501 41 741 48 11 41 1.472 9.3 1.0 3.9 5.8 1.48
Wichita Aeros CHC 23.9 5.04 57 79 .419 4.86 136 136 113 23 5 25 1147.0 1218 686 619 131 613 39 583 20 8 44 1.596 9.6 1.0 4.8 4.6 0.95
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 24.2 5.04 72 63 .533 4.42 135 135 107 28 5 20 1158.0 1200 681 569 104 547 64 671 32 14 36 1.509 9.3 0.8 4.3 5.2 1.23
Iowa Oaks CHW 25.2 5.04 69 67 .507 4.60 136 136 111 25 5 32 1164.0 1220 686 595 102 562 24 680 39 8 63 1.531 9.4 0.8 4.3 5.3 1.21
Denver Bears MON 25.1 5.33 62 73 .459 4.99 135 135 103 32 5 19 1133.0 1283 720 628 100 541 53 687 32 9 31 1.610 10.2 0.8 4.3 5.5 1.27
League Totals 24.5 4.83 543 543 .500 4.42 1086 1086 871 215 58 211 9253.0 9616 5250 4549 840 4361 322 5397 267 75 370 1.511 9.4 0.8 4.2 5.2 1.24

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Wichita Aeros CHC 136 3440 1550 116 150 .977 7 Jack Hiatt
Omaha Royals KCR 136 3494 1447 134 126 .974 9 Gordon MacKenzie
Indianapolis Indians CIN 136 3472 1444 140 118 .972 9 Roy Majtyka
Springfield Redbirds STL 136 3473 1347 146 125 .971 16 Hal Lanier
Evansville Triplets DET 136 3514 1593 156 107 .970 11 Jim Leyland
Iowa Oaks CHW 136 3493 1480 156 141 .970 4 Joe Sparks and Tony La Russa
Denver Bears MON 135 3398 1507 171 128 .966 9 Jack McKeon
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 135 3475 1453 184 103 .964 17 Lee Elia
League Totals 1086 27759 11821 1203 998 .971 82