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1979 Southern League

1979 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 717 games, 10 teams, approx. 143 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

First Half

April 16, 1979 to June 24, 1979

East Division

West Division

Second Half

East Division

West Division

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
Memphis Chicks MON 22.5 4.94 145 5475 4726 716 1235 204 58 117 646 114 47 645 833 .261 .351 .403 .754 1906 29 38 37 34
Columbus Astros HOU 22.8 4.91 143 5195 4625 702 1280 223 35 138 648 73 40 433 554 .277 .340 .430 .770 1987 36 56 45 38
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 23.2 4.85 144 5254 4564 698 1234 203 21 120 625 130 49 574 725 .270 .352 .403 .755 1839 23 55 38 32
Charlotte O's BAL 22.5 4.45 143 5192 4587 637 1167 207 26 103 576 158 62 509 808 .254 .330 .378 .708 1735 26 34 36 24
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.2 4.40 141 5021 4391 620 1205 191 33 77 544 133 64 503 749 .274 .351 .386 .737 1693 39 43 45 21
Jacksonville Suns KCR 24.0 4.38 143 5265 4499 626 1210 191 21 75 569 192 55 633 642 .269 .359 .371 .730 1668 24 67 42 31
Nashville Sounds CIN 22.9 4.30 145 5311 4588 624 1207 188 60 72 556 141 43 561 655 .263 .345 .377 .722 1731 35 83 44 48
Savannah Braves ATL 22.3 4.12 145 5313 4615 597 1154 176 30 91 532 113 46 592 823 .250 .337 .360 .698 1663 33 37 36 29
Orlando Twins MIN 22.3 4.11 141 5097 4421 580 1108 193 35 88 525 69 29 541 695 .251 .334 .370 .704 1635 32 64 39 18
Montgomery Rebels DET 23.0 4.03 144 5294 4554 581 1165 191 20 78 504 126 55 593 586 .256 .345 .358 .703 1630 46 64 37 31
League Totals 22.8 4.45 1434 52417 45570 6381 11965 1967 339 959 5725 1249 490 5584 7070 .263 .345 .384 .728 17487 323 541 399 306

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
Columbus Astros HOU 23.0 3.83 84 59 .587 3.53 143 143 82 61 15 15 1183.0 1104 547 464 79 577 22 576 31 13 72 1.421 8.4 0.6 4.4 4.4 1.00
Nashville Sounds CIN 22.3 3.88 83 61 .576 3.38 145 145 129 16 8 41 1225.0 1190 563 460 92 429 47 795 15 4 49 1.322 8.7 0.7 3.2 5.8 1.85
Jacksonville Suns KCR 21.4 4.26 69 72 .489 3.83 143 143 106 37 12 23 1184.0 1099 609 504 83 600 35 711 35 8 66 1.435 8.4 0.6 4.6 5.4 1.19
Memphis Chicks MON 22.6 4.26 82 62 .569 3.91 145 145 100 45 10 29 1237.0 1252 617 537 88 515 35 749 34 3 67 1.428 9.1 0.6 3.7 5.4 1.45
Charlotte O's BAL 23.4 4.35 73 69 .514 3.98 143 143 105 38 8 33 1205.0 1221 622 533 102 588 29 712 28 14 58 1.501 9.1 0.8 4.4 5.3 1.21
Montgomery Rebels DET 22.1 4.60 62 81 .434 4.31 144 144 113 31 6 20 1198.0 1203 663 574 88 641 56 803 35 10 71 1.539 9.0 0.7 4.8 6.0 1.25
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.0 4.76 65 76 .461 4.51 141 141 109 32 6 31 1131.0 1166 671 567 94 548 17 748 42 16 50 1.515 9.3 0.7 4.4 6.0 1.37
Savannah Braves ATL 21.8 4.83 60 83 .420 4.12 145 145 114 31 8 20 1204.0 1186 701 551 101 648 33 710 47 8 51 1.523 8.9 0.8 4.8 5.3 1.10
Orlando Twins MIN 22.7 4.85 60 81 .426 4.52 141 141 80 61 7 20 1162.0 1290 684 584 88 465 7 655 27 11 45 1.510 10.0 0.7 3.6 5.1 1.41
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 22.5 4.89 75 69 .521 4.59 144 144 104 40 9 25 1187.0 1254 704 605 144 564 25 600 29 9 55 1.532 9.5 1.1 4.3 4.5 1.06
League Totals 22.4 4.45 713 713 .500 4.06 1434 1434 1042 392 89 257 11916.0 11965 6381 5379 959 5575 306 7059 323 96 584 1.472 9.0 0.7 4.2 5.3 1.27

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Columbus Astros HOU 143 3549 1611 137 145 .974 26 Jim Johnson
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 144 3560 1519 153 150 .971 22 Woody Smith
Charlotte O's BAL 143 3616 1643 155 161 .971 15 Jimmy Williams
Memphis Chicks MON 145 3711 1558 161 129 .970 14 Billy Gardner
Jacksonville Suns KCR 143 3551 1386 156 116 .969 24 Joe Jones
Nashville Sounds CIN 145 3675 1520 181 90 .966 9 George Scherger
Orlando Twins MIN 141 3487 1664 194 164 .964 12 Roy McMillan
Montgomery Rebels DET 144 3595 1523 189 124 .964 26 Denny Sommers
Knoxville Sox CHW 141 3393 1383 177 139 .964 13 Joe Jones
Savannah Braves ATL 145 3613 1582 217 126 .960 20 Eddie Haas
League Totals 1434 35750 15389 1720 1344 .967 181