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1979 Tacoma Tugs

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 Pacific Coast League (North)
Overall: 74-73
Scored 662 runs, Allowed 689 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-76

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Gene Dusan
Represented: Tacoma, WA
Ballpark: Cheney Stadium (Tacoma, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bob Allietta271073753194096141346553621.301.381.379.7601217103
2Dell Alston*2675353310588313513343113528.268.337.352.689109035
3Juan Berenguer2428220000000002.
4Wayne Cage*278636231547871431355124277.276.359.463.823146032
5Mike Champion24136561501621561943711274378.311.366.383.750192476
6Rich Chiles*29130512455581192935611164747.262.331.371.703169253
7Bobby Cuellar2637110000000001.
8Bo Diaz26341241155287021100521.243.275.357.63241040
9Taylor Duncan262710497616500700613. for 2 teams
10Jerry Dybzinski231325454695811916312525105258.254.335.307.6421447134
11Rob Ellis28923793315498135954553659.296.361.447.808148228Stats for 2 teams
12Mike Garman2944110000000001. for 2 teams
13Ron Hassey*26441851572553100327212315.338.415.459.87472023
14Larry Lintz#29313122000010011.
15Sheldon Mallory*2586350289487911263326115245.273.391.388.778112522
16Steve Narleski235110000000000.
17Tim Norrid*24135498421611131638554116473.268.365.378.743159355
18Dave Oliver*2813455949365140177169634942.284.345.353.698174197
19Sal Rende*2369279237346263531214032.262.369.376.74589101
20Horace Speed2766270219354552418934579.205.342.301.64366141
21Hugh Yancy289636631346871303341014031.278.351.348.699109049
21 Players26.1147556048166621306202366159615473585688.271.350.366.716176332725538
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Vic Albury*3253.6254.5813900053.06429275251200021.67910.
2Larry Andersen26106.6254.022712404112.012459505322523121.39310.
3Juan Berenguer2488.5004.882626400166.01281019011129122031171.5486.
4Rick Borchers*2475.5834.382416311109.0108755311603381041.5418.
5Tom Brennan26127.6323.172626830176.0176706283841026131.2169.
6Tom Brown2923.4004.5039000574.08745377273370031.54110. for 2 teams
7Bobby Cuellar2637.3003.33374104127.012761476539692141.4179.
8Mike Garman2963.6674.66440001087.010453457312382121.55210. for 2 teams
9Todd Heimer*2411.5004.957000020.01416111320140032.3006.30.414.46.30.44
10Gary Melson2669.4003.552621510137.0134695466821057331.4748.
11Steve Narleski2311.5004.094100011.077515140111.0915.
12Carl Nicholson2312.3336.906600030.04327233220201162.16712.
13Nate Puryear24710.4124.931919610115.012774634672504041.6879.
14Mike Stanton2633.5002.408731045.04317121233342041.4678.
15Sandy Wihtol2455.5002.44490001685.07324234388732151.3067.
16Jesse Wright*2501.00014.62500008.012131309041022.62513.
16 Players25.97473.5034.051471471133412371274.0126668957373634418473310611.4918.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Bob Allietta833874556.9895.208
Ron Hassey382814223.9948.503
Bo Diaz312232454.9807.972
Tim Norrid48110.9002.250


Wayne Cage7666073964.9889.64
Sal Rende5650030342.9949.46
Tim Norrid971514.9878.44
Bob Allietta624114.9624.17
Dell Alston6383051.0006.83


Dave Oliver1292503632274.9654.75
Hugh Yancy23354867.9333.61
Mike Champion35510.9093.33
Larry Lintz35621.8463.67


Mike Champion117682141612.9462.41
Taylor Duncan16142532.9292.44Stats for 2 teams
Hugh Yancy16152664.8722.56
Tim Norrid626001.0001.33
Ron Hassey212011.0001.50
Rob Ellis102001.0002.00Stats for 2 teams


Jerry Dybzinski1322694093091.9585.14
Mike Champion16163367.8913.06
Dave Oliver691613.9624.17


Rich Chiles1181881142.9801.69
Tim Norrid94178870.9641.98
Rob Ellis791181124.9851.63Stats for 2 teams
Sheldon Mallory75168180.9552.25
Horace Speed65124440.9701.97
Dell Alston631321062.9592.25
Hugh Yancy2521141.8460.88
Bob Allietta120001.0002.00
Mike Champion11010.5001.00


Sandy Wihtol4951614.9550.43
Mike Garman449810.9440.39Stats for 2 teams
Tom Brown3907001.0000.18Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Cuellar3771420.9130.57
Larry Andersen27142423.9501.41
Juan Berenguer26111521.9291.00
Tom Brennan26123521.9591.81
Gary Melson2614852.8150.85
Rick Borchers2492535.9191.42
Nate Puryear19111931.9091.58
Vic Albury13310001.0001.00
Mike Stanton821112.9291.63
Todd Heimer70310.7500.43
Carl Nicholson60511.8330.83
Jesse Wright506001.0001.20
Steve Narleski400000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Vic Albury32LL6' 0.0"190May 12, 1947Key West, FL, US
Bob Allietta27RR6' 0.0"190May 1, 1952New Bedford, MA, US
Dell Alston26LR6' 0.0"180Sep 22, 1952Valhalla, NY, US
Larry Andersen26RR6' 3.0"200May 6, 1953Portland, OR, US
Juan Berenguer24RR5' 11.0"186Nov 30, 1954Aguadulce, Cocle, PA
Rick Borchers24RL6' 2.0"195Jan 28, 1955
Tom Brennan26RR6' 1.0"180Oct 30, 1952Chicago, IL, US
Tom Brown29RR6' 1.0"170Aug 10, 1949Lafayette, LA, US
Wayne Cage27LL6' 4.0"205Nov 23, 1951Monroe, LA, US
Mike Champion24RR6' 0.0"185Feb 10, 1955Montgomery, AL, US
Rich Chiles29LL5' 11.0"170Nov 22, 1949Sacramento, CA, US
Bobby Cuellar26RR5' 11.0"188Aug 20, 1952Alice, TX, US
Bo Diaz26RR5' 11.0"185Mar 23, 1953Cua, Miranda, VE
Taylor Duncan26RR6' 0.0"170May 12, 1953Memphis, TN, US
Jerry Dybzinski23RR6' 2.0"180Jul 7, 1955Cleveland, OH, US
Rob Ellis28RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1950Grand Rapids, MI, US
Mike Garman29RR6' 3.0"195Sep 16, 1949Caldwell, ID, US
Ron Hassey26LR6' 2.0"200Feb 27, 1953Tucson, AZ, US
Todd Heimer24LL6' 4.0"210Mar 7, 1955
Larry Lintz29SR5' 9.0"150Oct 10, 1949Martinez, CA, US
Sheldon Mallory25LL6' 2.0"175Jul 16, 1953Argo, IL, US
Gary Melson26RR6' 1.0"180Feb 27, 1953
Steve Narleski23RR6' 3.0"195Sep 12, 1955Camden, NJ, US
Carl Nicholson23RR6' 4.0"2051956
Tim Norrid24LR6' 2.0"190Feb 8, 1955Ripley, TN, US
Dave Oliver28LR5' 11.0"175Apr 7, 1951Stockton, CA, US
Nate Puryear24RR6' 4.0"205Jul 30, 1954Biloxi, MS, US
Sal Rende23LL6' 3.0"200Oct 17, 1955
Horace Speed27RR6' 1.0"180Oct 4, 1951Los Angeles, CA, US
Mike Stanton26SR6' 2.0"205Sep 25, 1952St. Louis, MO, US
Sandy Wihtol24RR6' 1.0"195Jun 1, 1955Palo Alto, CA, US
Jesse Wright25LL6' 1.0"180Apr 14, 1954New Preston, CT, US
Hugh Yancy28RR5' 11.0"170Oct 16, 1950Sarasota, FL, US

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