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1979 Pioneer League

1979 > Class Rookie > League History
Overall: 274 games, 8 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

North Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Lethbridge Dodgers LAD 38 30 .559 --
Calgary Expos MON 34 36 .486 5
Great Falls Giants SFG 32 38 .457 7
Medicine Hat Blue Jays TOR 27 42 .391 11.5

South Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Billings Mustangs CIN 43 26 .623 --
Helena Phillies PHI 43 26 .623 --
Butte Copper Kings MIL 32 34 .485 9.5
Idaho Falls Angels CAL 25 42 .373 17
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
Helena Phillies PHI 19.8 7.55 69 2859 2464 521 723 101 23 48 434 88 38 345 572 .293 .384 .412 .795 1014 24 12 14 17
Butte Copper Kings MIL 19.9 7.23 66 2709 2297 477 649 107 30 63 399 158 56 355 577 .283 .382 .438 .819 1005 26 11 20 16
Lethbridge Dodgers LAD 20.0 6.79 68 2825 2405 462 708 106 17 39 387 60 34 335 439 .294 .383 .401 .785 965 24 42 19 19
Idaho Falls Angels CAL 20.6 6.18 67 2733 2398 414 642 99 58 22 333 86 33 276 596 .268 .348 .385 .733 923 27 16 16 5
Great Falls Giants SFG 19.5 5.76 70 2742 2383 403 634 85 34 29 319 91 32 291 492 .266 .349 .367 .715 874 26 15 27 12
Medicine Hat Blue Jays TOR 20.0 5.62 69 2719 2377 388 611 88 28 33 318 42 21 277 547 .257 .340 .359 .700 854 33 13 19 8
Calgary Expos MON 20.3 5.47 70 2730 2384 383 616 107 17 58 329 91 35 282 558 .258 .343 .391 .734 931 33 16 15 2
Billings Mustangs CIN 19.9 5.22 69 2700 2300 360 584 77 20 23 302 97 25 315 548 .254 .348 .335 .683 770 28 38 19 10
League Totals 20.0 6.22 548 22017 19008 3408 5167 770 227 315 2821 713 274 2476 4329 .272 .360 .386 .746 7336 221 163 149 89

League Pitching

Tm Aff PitchAge 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 H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
Billings Mustangs CIN 20.2 4.10 43 26 .623 2.99 69 69 55 14 6 16 615.0 534 283 204 38 213 18 651 22 8 28 1.215 7.8 0.6 3.1 9.5 3.06
Lethbridge Dodgers LAD 18.7 5.12 38 30 .559 3.73 68 68 47 21 5 6 603.0 579 348 250 34 271 5 590 23 10 55 1.410 8.6 0.5 4.0 8.8 2.18
Great Falls Giants SFG 20.4 6.21 32 38 .457 4.98 70 70 56 14 1 16 598.0 672 435 331 37 293 8 484 28 7 44 1.614 10.1 0.6 4.4 7.3 1.65
Helena Phillies PHI 18.6 6.46 43 26 .623 4.75 69 69 61 8 3 12 603.0 652 446 318 54 355 5 552 32 8 62 1.670 9.7 0.8 5.3 8.2 1.55
Butte Copper Kings MIL 20.5 6.52 32 34 .485 4.76 66 66 55 11 2 8 575.0 657 430 304 26 296 11 530 25 5 60 1.657 10.3 0.4 4.6 8.3 1.79
Calgary Expos MON 19.7 6.77 34 36 .486 5.97 70 70 59 11 2 21 605.0 687 474 401 42 395 23 528 27 9 57 1.788 10.2 0.6 5.9 7.9 1.34
Idaho Falls Angels CAL 20.0 7.16 25 42 .373 5.46 67 67 57 10 1 3 587.0 688 480 356 37 327 9 521 35 4 70 1.729 10.5 0.6 5.0 8.0 1.59
Medicine Hat Blue Jays TOR 20.1 7.42 27 42 .391 5.47 69 69 62 7 1 15 597.0 698 512 363 47 326 10 473 29 7 63 1.715 10.5 0.7 4.9 7.1 1.45
League Totals 19.8 6.22 274 274 .500 4.75 548 548 452 96 21 97 4783.0 5167 3408 2527 315 2476 89 4329 221 58 439 1.598 9.7 0.6 4.7 8.1 1.75

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Calgary Expos MON 70 1815 781 114 63 .958 21 Bob Bailey
Billings Mustangs CIN 69 1845 668 142 44 .947 17 James Hoff
Lethbridge Dodgers LAD 68 1809 760 154 59 .943 30 Gail Henley
Helena Phillies PHI 69 1809 711 156 50 .942 33 Roly de Armas
Great Falls Giants SFG 70 1795 692 160 37 .940 29 Ernie Rodriguez
Idaho Falls Angels CAL 67 1762 754 173 50 .936 33 Reuben Rodriguez
Medicine Hat Blue Jays TOR 69 1791 794 179 59 .935 35 Dennis Holmberg
Butte Copper Kings MIL 66 1724 724 184 59 .930 17 Tom Gamboa and Ken Richardson
League Totals 548 14350 5884 1262 421 .941 215