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1979 Kingsport Braves

1979 > Class Rookie > 1979 Appalachian League
Overall: 39-31
Scored 415 runs, Allowed 363 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 39-31

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Kingsport, TN
Ballpark: J. Fred Johnson Park (Kingsport, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Buddy Bailey 22 34 112 93 17 23 4 0 1 14 0 0 16 26 .247 .348 .323 .671 30 0 0 3
2 Rick Behenna 19 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
3 Charles Black* 23 11 38 33 5 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 .303 .378 .303 .681 10 0 1 0
4 Billy Bowen* 22 61 261 222 38 59 12 1 9 39 2 2 30 33 .266 .350 .450 .801 100 0 7 2
5 Mike Garcia 22 53 210 158 39 45 9 1 6 31 7 1 46 13 .285 .440 .468 .908 74 0 3 3
6 Randy Ingle 21 38 169 148 25 47 9 3 5 29 0 2 14 22 .318 .377 .520 .898 77 2 2 3
7 Brook Jacoby 19 8 30 28 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .250 .300 .321 .621 9 0 0 0
8 Brad Komminsk 18 59 238 185 37 41 9 1 7 34 20 2 48 74 .222 .388 .395 .783 73 3 1 1
9 Kevin Patten 22 58 213 187 29 45 7 1 5 30 9 1 18 27 .241 .321 .369 .690 69 5 1 2
10 Gary Reiter* 22 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Paul Runge 21 66 293 229 57 67 11 0 6 45 19 4 56 31 .293 .431 .419 .850 96 2 3 3
12 Kenneth Scanlon 19 37 141 107 24 26 1 1 0 7 2 1 27 10 .243 .403 .271 .674 29 3 2 2
13 Steven Stieb 23 50 197 175 26 39 13 1 2 16 0 2 14 40 .223 .282 .343 .625 60 2 2 4
14 Milt Thompson* 20 26 116 94 22 31 8 4 1 11 13 0 16 17 .330 .429 .532 .960 50 1 4 1
15 Tommy Thompson* 21 51 179 150 32 46 6 0 9 33 2 0 22 8 .307 .398 .527 .924 79 2 3 2
16 Harold Williams 20 65 270 225 44 52 11 0 16 52 0 0 34 59 .231 .342 .493 .835 111 6 1 4
16 Players 21.0 70 2471 2037 415 536 102 13 67 345 74 15 348 372 .263 .373 .425 .797 865 26 30 30 12
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
Rk Age 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
1 Kenneth Ames 18 1 4 .200 5.44 8 8 2 0 0 43.0 52 31 26 6 18 0 17 0 1 3 1.628 10.9 1.3 3.8 3.6 0.94
2 Rick Behenna 19 5 3 .625 4.55 12 12 6 0 0 83.0 76 52 42 12 42 0 36 4 0 1 1.422 8.2 1.3 4.6 3.9 0.86
3 Arcilio Castaigne 22 4 3 .571 4.81 23 1 0 0 5 43.0 48 26 23 5 24 0 42 1 0 0 1.674 10.0 1.0 5.0 8.8 1.75
4 Ricky Coatney 19 3 1 .750 3.25 9 7 1 0 0 36.0 29 13 13 2 20 0 28 2 1 0 1.361 7.2 0.5 5.0 7.0 1.40
5 David Coghill* 20 3 4 .429 6.12 10 10 0 0 0 50.0 55 45 34 7 33 0 26 3 0 3 1.760 9.9 1.3 5.9 4.7 0.79
6 Timothy Fuller 18 2 0 1.000 2.05 6 1 0 0 0 22.0 11 6 5 0 8 0 15 1 0 0 0.864 4.5 0.0 3.3 6.1 1.88
7 Mike Garcia 22 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.000 13.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
8 Bill Haley 20 0 1 .000 7.20 3 2 0 0 1 10.0 17 11 8 0 5 0 6 0 0 0 2.200 15.3 0.0 4.5 5.4 1.20
9 Gary Hibbett* 24 0 0 2.45 6 0 0 0 1 11.0 5 7 3 1 16 0 7 1 0 0 1.909 4.1 0.8 13.1 5.7 0.44
10 Robert Kennedy 18 0 2 .000 12.13 9 4 1 0 0 23.0 41 36 31 2 28 0 13 3 0 4 3.000 16.0 0.8 11.0 5.1 0.46
11 DeWayne Kitts* 22 0 0 1.29 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 5.1 1.3 3.9 0.0 0.00
12 Gregory Norris 21 6 2 .750 5.02 18 3 0 0 3 52.0 52 32 29 7 33 0 48 0 0 0 1.635 9.0 1.2 5.7 8.3 1.45
13 Roy North 21 4 1 .800 2.68 6 6 0 0 0 37.0 24 15 11 4 12 0 17 1 0 1 0.973 5.8 1.0 2.9 4.1 1.42
14 Mike Payne 17 2 3 .400 3.90 7 7 1 0 0 30.0 30 23 13 0 17 1 14 0 0 0 1.567 9.0 0.0 5.1 4.2 0.82
15 Kenneth Rabun 21 1 2 .333 5.00 8 0 0 0 0 18.0 13 13 10 3 11 0 12 1 0 2 1.333 6.5 1.5 5.5 6.0 1.09
16 Gary Reiter* 22 5 4 .556 2.64 16 5 4 2 2 58.0 46 26 17 3 34 0 43 3 1 3 1.379 7.1 0.5 5.3 6.7 1.26
17 Tommy Thompson 21 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 10 5 5 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 2.200 18.0 3.6 1.8 5.4 3.00
17 Players 20.1 39 31 .557 4.63 70 70 55 15 4 12 531.0 516 363 273 55 306 1 327 20 3 17 1.548 8.7 0.9 5.2 5.5 1.07

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Steven Stieb 49 257 38 4 0 .987 6.02 10
Buddy Bailey 16 81 5 0 0 1.000 5.38 3
Tommy Thompson 4 13 0 0 0 1.000 3.25 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harold Williams 65 557 34 8 56 .987 9.09
Billy Bowen 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Tommy Thompson 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Scanlon 36 78 111 16 24 .922 5.25
Mike Garcia 21 40 59 4 15 .961 4.71
Charles Black 11 22 28 3 4 .943 4.55

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Ingle 38 32 69 14 7 .878 2.66
Mike Garcia 18 11 26 3 5 .925 2.06
Tommy Thompson 8 7 17 4 3 .857 3.00
Kenneth Scanlon 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Runge 66 104 194 24 38 .925 4.52
Tommy Thompson 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brad Komminsk 59 112 1 2 0 .983 1.92
Billy Bowen 57 74 9 5 0 .943 1.46
Kevin Patten 48 86 9 2 0 .979 1.98
Milt Thompson 26 58 4 1 1 .984 2.38
Brook Jacoby 8 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.13
Mike Garcia 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Buddy Bailey 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Steven Stieb 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Tommy Thompson 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Arcilio Castaigne 23 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.26
Gregory Norris 18 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.44
Gary Reiter 16 1 6 2 3 .778 0.44
Rick Behenna 12 3 9 0 0 1.000 1.00
David Coghill 10 4 6 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ricky Coatney 9 2 5 1 2 .875 0.78
Robert Kennedy 9 2 1 2 0 .600 0.33
Kenneth Ames 8 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.75
Kenneth Rabun 8 2 1 0 1 1.000 0.38
Mike Payne 7 0 6 1 1 .857 0.86
Timothy Fuller 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Gary Hibbett 6 2 1 2 0 .600 0.50
Roy North 6 1 4 2 0 .714 0.83
Bill Haley 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Tommy Thompson 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Garcia 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
DeWayne Kitts 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kenneth Ames 18 R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 20, 1961
Buddy Bailey 22 R R 6' 0.0" 198 Mar 28, 1957 Norristown, PA, US
Rick Behenna 19 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Mar 6, 1960 Miami, FL, US
Charles Black 23 L R 5' 7.0" 155 1956
Billy Bowen 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 30, 1957
Arcilio Castaigne 22 R 6' 2.0" 205 May 12, 1957
Ricky Coatney 19 R R 6' 3.0" 201 Aug 29, 1959 Mena, AR, US
David Coghill 20 L 6' 4.0" 215 Feb 5, 1959
Timothy Fuller 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Dec 5, 1960 Honolulu, HI, US
Mike Garcia 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 May 8, 1957 Redwood City, CA, US
Bill Haley 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 18, 1958 Benicia, CA, US
Gary Hibbett 24 R L 6' 3.0" 210 May 27, 1955
Randy Ingle 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 24, 1958 Rutherfordton, NC, US
Brook Jacoby 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 23, 1959 Philadelphia, PA, US
Robert Kennedy 18 R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 12, 1960
DeWayne Kitts 22 L 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 26, 1956
Brad Komminsk 18 R R 6' 2.0" 202 Apr 4, 1961 Lima, OH, US
Gregory Norris 21 R 6' 4.0" 205 Oct 7, 1957
Roy North 21 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Mar 2, 1958 Bristol, PA, US
Kevin Patten 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 6, 1957
Mike Payne 17 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 15, 1961 Woonsocket, RI, US
Kenneth Rabun 21 R 6' 2.0" 197 Oct 9, 1957
Gary Reiter 22 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 27, 1956 Calexico, CA, US
Paul Runge 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 21, 1958 Kingston, NY, US
Kenneth Scanlon 19 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 5, 1959 New York, NY, US
Steven Stieb 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 26, 1956 Orange, CA, US
Milt Thompson 20 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 5, 1959 Washington, DC, US
Tommy Thompson 21 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 18, 1957 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Harold Williams 20 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Sep 22, 1958

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