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1979 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1978 / 1980

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
22American LeagueMajor League1427.84.672254862517670410527206823529548200699081497831741310115.270.334.408.743313251913422947765560
23National LeagueMajor League1228.34.2219427410666088818617229288651814277650148676761889920.261.325.385.709254321413332949549806
11American AssociationAAA824.94.8310864091635538525096161687283840484794244343615397.271.352.405.75714389267419331322
12Inter-American LeagueAAA627.53.463731125512902939429901091149271.261.3443875
13International LeagueAAA824.94.0411204078436215452791691501305689413565933135755670.253.322.369.69113347274412308280
14Mexican LeagueAAA2018.03.9426709955688450105202391931177071016936114151197833511625.270.336.356.692314987691319683879
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1025.34.971474560014887573281363222705427866635138864758627116.279.356.396.75219344283488493370
8Eastern LeagueAA622.64.718343066326716392470961074234620350272541031584252.266.345.393.73810498223306260146
9Southern LeagueAA1022.84.451434524174557063811196519673399595725124949055847070.263.345.384.72817487323541399306
10Texas LeagueAA822.74.7810743957734643513397631650273689459797648840015189.282.358.405.76314026278354301164
1California LeagueA1021.75.461400541734644976401252519873969336641160268764948704.270.361.390.75118103371442417271
2Carolina LeagueA621.34.358203014826261356567151036247321305982827230924764.256.337.351.6879208225353217132
3Florida State LeagueA1021.23.691392501594374051381090514372853644454132065850997610.249.331.320.65114004394578348313
4Midwest LeagueA821.04.84107440018341935196871514462205924426135153148586259.255.350.362.71212377324317326134
5Western Carolinas LeagueA620.84.658263043726398383966801075178487326295538932695228.253.339.363.7029572278287205233
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1020.75.50694271592264538145846884225349324980421738094201.258.367.363.731822724023323295
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.75.29570225081906030164905718202238256972730528123814.257.356.354.710674121722819190
24Appalachian LeagueRookie620.45.1741214501122222131311252299260179831510619142186.255.358.377.735461211713711154
25Gulf Coast LeagueRookie720.25.3536814402122161969321042713195162547820518301733.263.360.343.70241841079815160
26Pioneer LeagueRookie820.06.22548220171900834085167770227315282171327424764329.272.360.386.746733622116314989
16Japan Central LeagueForeign629.54.42780293202609534486828103896945330345526023604567.262.327.417.74410893561232479154171
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign629.24.647802935526333361872081158120934345473532621493480.274.333.433.76611408552278393202104
18Dominican Winter LeagueWinter
19Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
20Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter
21Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter
27Arizona Instructional LeagueWinter Rookie
28Florida Instructional LeagueWinter Rookie

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
18American LeagueMajor League1427.44.6711281128.5004.2222562254170355111641720051.220682105279393200674135601011542255653862621.4019.30.93.34.51.36
19National LeagueMajor League1228.24.22969969.5003.7319421942158036212142317426.21722981867224142761888069920332111493741161.3448.90.73.25.11.60
11American AssociationAAA824.54.83543543.5004.4210861086871215582119253.096165250454984043613225397267753701.5119.40.84.25.21.24
12Inter-American LeagueAAA626.63.49188188.5003.033733733056818562928.02908130098598213071.3298.93.04.01.33
13International LeagueAAA825.04.04558558.5003.6411201120795325701899570.091694527386868935752805670274495121.3328.60.63.45.31.59
14Mexican LeagueAAA203.9413351335.5003.35267026701615105527528423234.0239191052086441016833587911625769587851.3889.30.43.24.51.39
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1024.94.97737737.5004.421474147411453298727312624.0136327328619778758623787117281766901.5449.70.64.25.11.21
8Eastern LeagueAA623.04.71417417.5004.13834834577257411316986.070963924320262031581464252223314271.4689.10.84.15.51.35
9Southern LeagueAA1022.44.45713713.5004.061434143410423928925711916.0119656381537995955753067059323965841.4729.00.74.25.31.27
10Texas LeagueAA823.04.78537537.5004.3210741074764310631618901.097635133427768940011645189278614351.5469.90.74.05.21.30
1California LeagueA1022.05.45700700.5004.581400140011062945522812013.012525763561139256494271870436512010081.5839.40.74.96.51.34
2Carolina LeagueA621.54.35409409.5003.57820820596224501296883.067153565272732130921324764225664521.4258.80.44.06.21.54
3Florida State LeagueA1021.73.69691691.5003.161392139296342914519311659.01090551384090363509931275104051146311.3738.40.33.95.81.47
4Midwest LeagueA821.14.84535535.5004.0510741074762312611498959.087155196403659248581346259324846351.5158.80.64.96.31.29
5Western Carolinas LeagueA620.64.65412412.5003.80826826647179561356947.0668038392934487326923352282781025311.4328.70.64.26.81.60
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1020.65.50346346.5004.51694694551143311075873.05846381429423493809954201240345011.6449.00.55.86.41.10
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.35.29285285.5004.1957057046310721954982.04905301623212382812903814217314141.5498.90.45.16.91.36
20Appalachian LeagueRookie619.75.17205205.5004.7841241229411822573185.03112213116912601914542186117401791.5788.80.75.46.21.14
21Gulf Coast LeagueRookie720.25.35184184.5004.133683683284027693155.0321019691448951830601733107522171.5979.20.35.24.90.95
22Pioneer LeagueRookie819.86.22274274.5004.755485484529621974783.05167340825273152476894329221584391.5989.70.64.78.11.75
16Japan Central LeagueForeign627.24.42352352.5004.06780780636144581436874.268283448309994523611714567232997293201.3378.91.23.16.01.93
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.04.64358358.5004.2378078052325739986841.272083618321593421491043480152881293601.3689.51.22.84.61.62

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
18American LeagueMajor League142256601552546119622318.978182149683136%
19National LeagueMajor League121942522802151516691783.978160148676634%
11American AssociationAAA8108627759118211203998.97182
12Inter-American LeagueAAA6373
13International LeagueAAA81120287071213811171007.973112
14Mexican LeagueAAA202670697023002430242441.971319
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA101474378741629917201454.969164
8Eastern LeagueAA68342095789381116748.964143
9Southern LeagueAA101434357501538917201344.967181
10Texas LeagueAA81074267061172213601087.966146
1California LeagueA101400360421548522981267.957297
2Carolina LeagueA68202064890591343703.957174
3Florida State LeagueA101392349751481018351229.964239
4Midwest LeagueA8107426877114861805918.955204
5Western Carolinas LeagueA68262083886201377659.955153
6New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A106941762372151307618.950212
7Northwest LeagueShort-Season A85701495062491175495.947230
20Appalachian LeagueRookie641295573842627304.95566
21Gulf Coast LeagueRookie736894634310749364.948117
22Pioneer LeagueRookie85481435058841262421.941215
16Japan Central LeagueForeign6780542.000
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign6780607.000

Pro Baseball Map for 1979

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

LgLevTm
American AssociationAAADenver Bears, Evansville Triplets, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Oaks, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals, Springfield Redbirds, Wichita Aeros
Inter-American LeagueAAACaracas Metropolitanos, Maracaibo Petroleros de Zulia, Miami Amigos, Panama Bangueros, Puerto Rico Boricuas, Santo Domingo Azucareros
International LeagueAAACharleston Charlies, Columbus Clippers, Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Tidewater Tides, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican LeagueAAAAguascalientes Rieleros, Chihuahua Dorados, Ciudad Juarez Indios, Coahuila Mineros, Coatzacoalcos Azules, Cordoba Cafeteros, Durango Alacranes, Leon Bravos,
Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres, Monterrey Sultanes, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Poza Rica Petroleros, Puebla Angeles, Saltillo Saraperos, Tabasco Plataneros,
Tampico Alijadores, Union Laguna Algodoneros, Veracruz Aguila, Yucatan Leones
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAAlbuquerque Dukes, Hawaii Islanders, Ogden A's, Phoenix Giants, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Gulls, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Tugs,
Tucson Toros, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern LeagueAABristol Red Sox, Buffalo Bisons, Holyoke Millers, Reading Phillies, Waterbury A's, West Haven Yankees
Southern LeagueAACharlotte O's, Chattanooga Lookouts, Columbus Astros, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Sox, Memphis Chicks, Montgomery Rebels, Nashville Sounds,
Orlando Twins, Savannah Braves
Texas LeagueAAAmarillo Gold Sox, Arkansas Travelers, El Paso Diablos, Jackson Mets, Midland Cubs, San Antonio Dodgers, Shreveport Captains, Tulsa Drillers
California LeagueABakersfield Outlaws, Fresno Giants, Lodi Dodgers, Modesto A's, Reno Silver Sox, Salinas Angels, San Jose Missions, Santa Clara Padres,
Stockton Ports, Visalia Oaks
Carolina LeagueAAlexandria Mariners, Kinston Eagles, Lynchburg Mets, Peninsula Pilots, Salem Pirates, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Florida State LeagueADaytona Beach Astros, Dunedin Blue Jays, Fort Lauderdale Yankees, Fort Myers Royals, Lakeland Tigers, Miami Orioles, St. Petersburg Cardinals, Tampa Tarpons,
West Palm Beach Expos, Winter Haven Red Sox
Midwest LeagueAAppleton Foxes, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Giants, Clinton Dodgers, Quad Cities Cubs, Waterloo Indians, Wausau Timbers, Wisconsin Rapids Twins
Western Carolinas LeagueAAsheville Tourists, Gastonia Cardinals, Greensboro Hornets, Greenwood Braves, Shelby Pirates, Spartanburg Phillies
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season AAuburn Red Stars, Batavia Trojans, Elmira Pioneers, Geneva Cubs, Jamestown Expos, Little Falls Mets, Newark Co-Pilots, Niagara Falls Pirates,
Oneonta Yankees, Utica Blue Jays
Northwest LeagueShort-Season ABellingham Mariners, Central Oregon Phillies, Eugene Emeralds, Grays Harbor Loggers, Medford A's, Salem Senators, Victoria Mussels, Walla Walla Padres
Appalachian LeagueRookieBluefield Orioles, Bristol Tigers, Elizabethton Twins, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Braves, Paintsville Yankees
Gulf Coast LeagueRookieGCL Astros, GCL Braves, GCL Cubs, GCL Pirates, GCL Rangers, GCL Royals Blue, GCL Royals Gold
Pioneer LeagueRookieBillings Mustangs, Butte Copper Kings, Calgary Expos, Great Falls Giants, Helena Phillies, Idaho Falls Angels, Lethbridge Dodgers, Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Japan Central LeagueForeignChunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Taiyo Whales, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific LeagueForeignHankyu Braves, Lotte Orions, Nankai Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes, Seibu Lions
Dominican Winter LeagueWinter
Mexican Pacific Winter LeagueWinter
Puerto Rican Winter LeagueWinter
Venezuelan Winter LeagueWinter
Arizona Instructional LeagueWinter Rookie
Florida Instructional LeagueWinter Rookie