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1979 Florida State League

1979 > Class A > League History
Overall: 696 games, 10 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

Regular Season

North Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 79 58 1 .577 --
Tampa Tarpons CIN 74 60 2 .552 3.5
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 68 69 0 .496 11
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 64 71 2 .474 14
Lakeland Tigers DET 50 87 0 .365 29

South Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 92 51 0 .643 --
West Palm Beach Expos MON 79 65 0 .549 13.5
Fort Myers Royals KCR 69 69 2 .500 20.5
Miami Orioles BAL 60 81 0 .426 31
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 56 80 3 .412 32.5

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
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 20.2 4.14 137 4892 4366 567 1125 158 29 67 504 65 33 420 788 .258 .326 .353 .679 1542 36 35 35 34
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 21.1 4.02 138 5127 4375 555 1093 145 23 27 483 155 48 599 835 .250 .344 .312 .656 1365 48 62 43 29
West Palm Beach Expos MON 21.5 3.88 144 5349 4620 559 1173 146 19 41 492 109 65 581 687 .254 .339 .320 .659 1480 36 70 42 25
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 20.8 3.84 143 5250 4586 549 1173 151 34 46 472 179 65 518 806 .256 .334 .334 .667 1530 38 68 40 32
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 21.6 3.71 139 4845 4191 516 1073 134 25 23 443 168 94 519 668 .256 .343 .316 .660 1326 54 48 33 29
Lakeland Tigers DET 21.3 3.61 137 4910 4265 495 1043 136 35 34 430 95 68 512 704 .245 .329 .317 .646 1351 43 58 32 27
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 23.3 3.57 137 4934 4244 489 1032 160 20 23 405 111 93 565 719 .243 .333 .307 .640 1301 30 54 41 41
Fort Myers Royals KCR 21.0 3.43 140 4890 4330 480 1027 133 27 38 428 169 54 469 790 .237 .314 .307 .621 1328 27 41 23 25
Tampa Tarpons CIN 21.0 3.35 136 4865 4259 455 1046 116 28 35 386 164 90 478 747 .246 .325 .311 .635 1323 35 65 28 49
Miami Orioles BAL 20.7 3.35 141 5097 4504 473 1120 158 45 30 411 105 48 438 866 .249 .320 .324 .643 1458 47 77 31 22
League Totals 21.2 3.69 1392 50159 43740 5138 10905 1437 285 364 4454 1320 658 5099 7610 .249 .331 .320 .651 14004 394 578 348 313

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
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 21.5 2.88 92 51 .643 2.41 143 143 95 48 25 26 1223.0 1069 412 327 29 428 19 825 34 8 50 1.224 7.9 0.2 3.1 6.1 1.93
Tampa Tarpons CIN 21.0 3.04 74 60 .552 2.64 136 136 106 30 19 20 1151.0 962 414 337 31 479 35 745 33 6 55 1.252 7.5 0.2 3.7 5.8 1.56
West Palm Beach Expos MON 21.6 3.33 79 65 .549 2.61 144 144 81 63 17 10 1232.0 1089 480 357 48 511 15 870 48 18 44 1.299 8.0 0.4 3.7 6.4 1.70
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 21.5 3.35 79 58 .577 2.81 138 138 96 42 19 26 1173.0 999 462 366 36 510 15 801 29 6 71 1.286 7.7 0.3 3.9 6.1 1.57
Fort Myers Royals KCR 22.0 3.49 69 69 .500 3.04 140 140 87 53 18 16 1157.0 1036 488 391 27 558 30 717 32 4 64 1.378 8.1 0.2 4.3 5.6 1.28
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 21.7 3.65 64 71 .474 3.23 137 137 107 30 9 26 1159.0 1142 500 416 32 459 47 686 57 6 54 1.381 8.9 0.2 3.6 5.3 1.49
Miami Orioles BAL 21.9 3.95 60 81 .426 3.29 141 141 99 42 9 18 1196.0 1201 557 437 37 544 25 795 47 14 74 1.459 9.0 0.3 4.1 6.0 1.46
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 22.9 4.29 68 69 .496 3.86 137 137 92 45 16 21 1125.0 1166 588 482 52 452 28 630 33 14 47 1.438 9.3 0.4 3.6 5.0 1.39
Lakeland Tigers DET 21.1 4.42 50 87 .365 3.93 137 137 99 38 5 13 1128.0 1152 606 493 40 501 57 599 49 24 70 1.465 9.2 0.3 4.0 4.8 1.20
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 21.7 4.54 56 80 .412 3.91 139 139 101 38 8 17 1115.0 1089 631 484 31 657 41 842 43 14 102 1.566 8.8 0.3 5.3 6.8 1.28
League Totals 21.7 3.69 691 691 .500 3.16 1392 1392 963 429 145 193 11659.0 10905 5138 4090 363 5099 312 7510 405 114 631 1.373 8.4 0.3 3.9 5.8 1.47

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 138 3519 1464 151 114 .971 20 Rac Slider
Tampa Tarpons CIN 136 3452 1526 159 125 .969 28 Mike Compton
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 137 3477 1524 158 138 .969 19 Sonny Ruberto
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 143 3668 1559 173 123 .968 23 Doug Holmquist
Miami Orioles BAL 141 3588 1558 186 147 .965 30 Lance Nichols
Lakeland Tigers DET 137 3384 1490 184 118 .964 27 Fred Hatfield
Fort Myers Royals KCR 140 3471 1291 183 107 .963 24 Gene Lamont
West Palm Beach Expos MON 144 3696 1469 204 131 .962 13 Larry Bearnarth
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 137 3374 1524 203 117 .960 26 Denis Menke
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 139 3346 1405 234 109 .953 29 Carlos Alfonso
League Totals 1392 34975 14810 1835 1229 .964 239