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1979 Los Angeles Dodgers

1979 > Class Major League > 1979 National League (West)
Overall: 79-83
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 717 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-79

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Lasorda
Represented: Los Angeles, CA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Dusty Baker301516165548615229123881145670.274.340.455.795252161230
2Joe Beckwith*2417651000000002.000.000.000.000000100
3Ken Brett*303011110300020002.273.273.273.545310000
4Bobby Castillo2419330000000001.000.000.000.000000000
5Ron Cey31150579487771372012881338685.281.389.499.888243112048
6Vic Davalillo*422929272710022020.259.310.296.607800000
7Joe Ferguson3212244236354951402069107068.262.380.466.845169102256
8Terry Forster*27171000000000101.000000000
9Steve Garvey301626976489220432128110363759.315.351.497.8483222524616
10Pedro Guerrero23256462715202920114.242.250.371.6212310011
11Gerry Hannahs*264441100000002.250.250.250.500100000
12Mickey Hatcher243310293925411513712.269.327.366.6923451100
13Burt Hooton29308475511300500118.147.158.187.3451400800
14Charlie Hough314243381610020009.158.158.184.342700500
15Von Joshua*319414914222407131411723.282.315.408.7245850001
16Lerrin LaGrow3031330100000001.333.333.333.667100000
17Dennis Lewallyn257220100000001.500.500.5001.000100000
18Davey Lopes3415369258210915420628734449788.265.372.464.83627084634
19Ted Martinez31811171121930510232416.268.293.330.6233730101
20Andy Messersmith331123221210020006.091.091.136.227300100
21Rick Monday*3312383321000020056.303.395.303.6981010000
22Manny Mota4147474211500030034.357.400.357.7571520200
23Johnny Oates*332651464620020141.130.200.174.374800101
24Dave Patterson2237970100000102.143.143.143.286100200
25Doug Rau*301117141210000022.143.250.214.464300100
26Jerry Reuss*3039494247100100319.167.239.190.430811300
27Bill Russell3015367062772170264756692443.271.297.359.6562252011442
28Reggie Smith#346827023441641311032653150.274.359.466.82510952033
29Rick Sutcliffe*234093856213011700120.247.253.318.5712740610
30Don Sutton34338677211000300117.143.154.143.2971110800
31Derrel Thomas#28141460406471041545441854149.256.330.350.67914295537
32Gary Thomasson*2711536231539781111445424370.248.339.422.76113351214
33Bob Welch222523191300030006.158.200.158.358301300
34Steve Yeager301053463103367921341102968.216.282.384.665119120528
34 Players30.41626188549073914432202418371310646556834.263.331.412.743226014523833662
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Joe Beckwith2412.3334.34170800237.14218184151280101681.52710.11.03.66.81.87
2Ken Brett*3043.5713.453001400247.05220181122131102021.36210.00.22.32.51.08
3Bobby Castillo24201.0001.111901500724.126530131251001101.6039.60.04.89.21.92
4Terry Forster*2712.3335.51170800216.118111001148001731.7769.90.06.14.40.73
5Gerry Hannahs*2602.0003.3842200116.0108621316001711.4385.61.17.33.40.46
6Burt Hooton291110.5242.97292901210212.01918570116341292068741.1988.10.52.75.52.05
7Charlie Hough3175.5834.76421410000151.1152888016662768196621.4419.01.03.94.51.15
8Lerrin LaGrow3051.8333.413101800437.03816142182220121611.5149.20.54.45.41.22
9Dennis Lewallyn2501.0005.1170400012.119870531100611.94613.90.03.60.70.20
10Andy Messersmith3324.3334.911111010062.15534349342260032661.4287.91.34.93.80.76
11Dave Patterson2241.8005.263601900653.06235315226340002381.58510.50.83.75.81.55
12Doug Rau*3015.1675.301111011056.07337333220284012601.69611.70.53.54.51.27
13Lance Rautzhan*2602.0007.45120100019.299801125102472.0698.40.010.24.70.45
14Jerry Reuss*30714.3333.54392111413160.017888634607833077121.48810.00.23.44.71.38
15Rick Sutcliffe231710.6303.4639302510242.0217104931697611726810161.2988.10.63.64.41.21
16Don Sutton341215.4443.8233321611226.020110996216161461149271.1598.00.82.45.82.39
17Bob Welch2256.4553.9825121010581.18242367324643003491.4029.10.83.57.12.00
17 Players27.97983.4883.83162162132306341444.014257176141015555381127114461971.3718.90.63.55.11.46
* - 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

C

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Steve Yeager1035135697.9845.529553841%
Joe Ferguson673263576.9815.398511826%
Johnny Oates20641322.9753.85412737%

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Steve Garvey1621402937101.9959.23
Pedro Guerrero833210.9724.38
Derrel Thomas100000.00
Gary Thomasson120001.0002.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Davey Lopes1523413841482.9814.77
Ted Martinez182529021.0003.00
Derrel Thomas559011.0002.80

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ron Cey150123265925.9772.59
Ted Martinez234631.7690.43
Derrel Thomas18201533.9211.94
Mickey Hatcher17112340.8952.00
Pedro Guerrero312011.0001.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bill Russell1502184523070.9574.47
Ted Martinez21163424.9622.38
Derrel Thomas34410.8892.67

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dusty Baker1500.00
Von Joshua110.00
Gary Thomasson100.00
Joe Ferguson50.00
Pedro Guerrero40.00
Vic Davalillo30.00
Mickey Hatcher10.00
Manny Mota10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Derrel Thomas1190.00
Gary Thomasson610.00
Von Joshua100.00
Rick Monday80.00
Reggie Smith50.00
Pedro Guerrero10.00
Mickey Hatcher10.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Reggie Smith590.00
Joe Ferguson470.00
Gary Thomasson430.00
Von Joshua280.00
Mickey Hatcher180.00
Pedro Guerrero90.00
Rick Monday30.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dusty Baker1502891434.9902.02
Derrel Thomas1192691014.9962.34
Gary Thomasson100194441.9801.98
Reggie Smith62159520.9882.65
Joe Ferguson5288222.9781.73
Von Joshua4656220.9671.26
Mickey Hatcher1936110.9741.95
Pedro Guerrero12190001.0001.58
Rick Monday1027010.9642.70
Vic Davalillo320001.0000.67
Manny Mota100000.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Charlie Hough4252610.9690.74
Jerry Reuss3923531.9250.95
Rick Sutcliffe391824011.0001.08
Dave Patterson3665011.0000.31
Don Sutton33162412.9761.21
Lerrin LaGrow3105001.0000.16
Ken Brett30714011.0000.70
Burt Hooton291226031.0001.31
Bob Welch252833.7690.40
Bobby Castillo1913001.0000.21
Joe Beckwith175520.8330.59
Terry Forster1715001.0000.35
Lance Rautzhan1223001.0000.42
Andy Messersmith1159011.0001.27
Doug Rau11210001.0001.09
Dennis Lewallyn714001.0000.71
Gerry Hannahs403001.0000.75

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Dusty Baker30RR6' 2.0"183Jun 15, 1949Riverside, CA, US1979-04-051979-09-30
Joe Beckwith24LR6' 3.0"200Jan 28, 1955Auburn, AL, US1979-07-211979-09-27
Ken Brett30LL6' 0.0"190Sep 18, 1948Brooklyn, NY, US1979-06-111979-09-22
Bobby Castillo24RR5' 10.0"170Apr 18, 1955Los Angeles, CA, US1979-08-051979-09-28
Ron Cey31RR5' 10.0"185Feb 15, 1948Tacoma, WA, US1979-04-051979-09-30
Vic Davalillo42LL5' 7.0"150Jul 31, 1936Churuguara, Falcon, VE1979-04-081979-09-30
Joe Ferguson32RR6' 2.0"200Sep 19, 1946San Francisco, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Terry Forster27LL6' 3.0"200Jan 14, 1952Sioux Falls, SD, US1979-05-251979-08-04
Steve Garvey30RR5' 10.0"192Dec 22, 1948Tampa, FL, US1979-04-051979-09-30
Pedro Guerrero23RR5' 11.0"176Jun 29, 1956San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO1979-05-101979-09-30
Gerry Hannahs26LL6' 3.0"210Mar 6, 1953Binghamton, NY, US1979-09-071979-09-27
Mickey Hatcher24RR6' 2.0"200Mar 15, 1955Cleveland, OH, US1979-08-031979-09-30
Burt Hooton29RR6' 1.0"210Feb 7, 1950Greenville, TX, US1979-04-051979-09-13
Charlie Hough31RR6' 2.0"190Jan 5, 1948Honolulu, HI, US1979-04-071979-09-28
Von Joshua31LL5' 10.0"170May 1, 1948Oakland, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Lerrin LaGrow30RR6' 5.0"220Jul 8, 1948Phoenix, AZ, US1979-05-121979-09-29
Dennis Lewallyn25RR6' 4.0"200Aug 11, 1953Pensacola, FL, US1979-06-301979-07-12
Davey Lopes34RR5' 9.0"170May 3, 1945East Providence, RI, US1979-04-051979-09-28
Ted Martinez31RR6' 0.0"165Dec 10, 1947Barahona, Barahona, DO1979-04-061979-09-30
Andy Messersmith33RR6' 1.0"200Aug 6, 1945Toms River, NJ, US1979-04-071979-06-01
Rick Monday33LL6' 3.0"193Nov 20, 1945Batesville, AR, US1979-04-051979-05-07
Manny Mota41RR5' 10.0"160Feb 18, 1938Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO1979-04-071979-09-30
Johnny Oates33LR5' 11.0"188Jan 21, 1946Sylva, NC, US1979-04-301979-09-30
Dave Patterson22RR6' 0.0"170Jul 25, 1956Springfield, MO, US1979-06-091979-09-27
Doug Rau30LL6' 2.0"175Dec 15, 1948Columbus, TX, US1979-04-081979-06-02
Lance Rautzhan26RL6' 1.0"195Aug 20, 1952Pottsville, PA, US1979-04-051979-05-05
Jerry Reuss30LL6' 5.0"200Jun 19, 1949St. Louis, MO, US1979-04-091979-09-29
Bill Russell30RR6' 0.0"175Oct 21, 1948Pittsburg, KS, US1979-04-051979-09-30
Reggie Smith34SR6' 0.0"180Apr 2, 1945Shreveport, LA, US1979-04-051979-08-01
Rick Sutcliffe23LR6' 7.0"215Jun 21, 1956Independence, MO, US1979-04-081979-09-30
Don Sutton34RR6' 1.0"185Apr 2, 1945Clio, AL, US1979-04-061979-09-23
Derrel Thomas28SR6' 0.0"160Jan 14, 1951Los Angeles, CA, US1979-04-051979-09-30
Gary Thomasson27LL6' 1.0"180Jul 29, 1951San Diego, CA, US1979-04-061979-09-30
Bob Welch22RR6' 3.0"190Nov 3, 1956Detroit, MI, US1979-04-091979-09-26
Steve Yeager30RR6' 0.0"190Nov 24, 1948Huntington, WV, US1979-04-051979-09-29

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