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1979 Savannah Braves

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Southern League (East)
Overall: 60-83
Scored 597 runs, Allowed 701 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-82

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: Eddie Haas
Represented: Savannah, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name 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 Jose Alvarez 23 29 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
2 Steve Bedrosian 21 13 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
3 Timothy Brill 24 29 95 78 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 13 30 .103 .239 .141 .380 11 1 3 0
4 Dom Chiti* 20 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Tim Cole* 20 24 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Gary Cooper# 22 107 460 390 49 90 8 2 2 32 19 9 62 81 .231 .339 .277 .616 108 2 6 0
7 Joe Cowley 20 25 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0
8 Miguelito DeLaCruz 21 2 7 6 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .500 .571 .500 1.071 3 0 0 0
9 Clayton Elliott 23 120 484 419 59 107 26 3 16 74 3 4 57 88 .255 .343 .446 .789 187 2 0 6
10 Andres Forbes 22 22 73 67 3 13 2 0 0 5 0 1 4 6 .194 .236 .224 .460 15 0 1 1
11 Steve Hammond* 22 61 248 218 30 61 15 2 2 40 1 0 24 16 .280 .354 .394 .748 86 2 2 2
12 Bill Haslerig* 24 130 510 457 62 127 22 3 9 61 19 7 49 60 .278 .349 .398 .747 182 2 0 2
13 Randy Ingle 21 18 65 60 9 17 3 0 3 7 0 0 4 13 .283 .338 .483 .822 29 1 0 0
14 Terry Leach 25 40 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Rufino Linares 28 53 229 198 35 65 11 1 8 37 11 3 24 13 .328 .402 .515 .917 102 3 0 4
16 Mark Lucas* 23 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
17 Mike Miller# 22 97 348 289 30 68 6 1 2 26 6 4 47 71 .235 .342 .284 .626 82 2 6 4
18 Bob Porter* 19 143 631 555 80 143 19 6 13 49 11 6 64 100 .258 .339 .384 .723 213 7 0 5
19 Louis Pratt 22 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
20 Rafael Ramirez 21 113 429 386 47 80 17 3 10 39 7 0 34 78 .207 .271 .345 .616 133 1 5 3
21 Ken Smith* 21 141 558 449 71 112 12 4 10 51 18 7 102 101 .249 .391 .361 .752 162 4 1 2
22 Brian Snitker 23 75 273 259 26 66 10 1 8 30 1 1 12 50 .255 .288 .394 .682 102 0 2 0
23 Scott Thayer 24 8 31 26 2 3 0 0 1 3 2 0 3 7 .115 .194 .231 .424 6 0 0 2
24 Jim Wessinger 23 83 381 335 49 100 16 1 4 37 7 2 34 31 .299 .371 .388 .759 130 6 4 2
25 Larry Whisenton* 22 48 188 166 20 37 5 2 2 18 6 1 19 33 .223 .299 .313 .613 52 0 1 2
26 Richard Wieters 24 36 3 3 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.333 2.333 4 0 0 0
27 Kris Yoder 25 77 280 235 19 49 2 1 0 18 2 0 38 41 .209 .318 .226 .543 53 0 6 1
27 Players 22.3 145 5313 4615 597 1154 176 30 91 532 113 46 592 823 .250 .337 .360 .698 1663 33 37 36 29
* - 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
Rk Name 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 Jose Alvarez 23 11 11 .500 3.00 29 24 9 1 0 186.0 165 87 62 16 73 3 120 5 0 5 1.280 8.0 0.8 3.5 5.8 1.64
2 Steve Bedrosian 21 5 5 .500 3.03 13 13 4 2 0 89.0 71 36 30 2 58 1 73 1 0 3 1.449 7.2 0.2 5.9 7.4 1.26
3 Dom Chiti* 20 7 13 .350 5.53 25 25 4 0 0 153.0 172 114 94 24 74 4 48 2 0 6 1.608 10.1 1.4 4.4 2.8 0.65
4 Tim Cole* 20 6 11 .353 5.91 24 24 2 1 0 137.0 141 110 90 11 98 0 74 2 1 6 1.745 9.3 0.7 6.4 4.9 0.76
5 Joe Cowley 20 7 9 .438 3.75 25 23 6 3 1 144.0 115 74 60 13 81 2 103 13 2 6 1.361 7.2 0.8 5.1 6.4 1.27
6 Timothy Graven* 24 3 3 .500 1.56 27 3 0 0 2 52.0 60 21 9 2 25 4 25 2 0 2 1.635 10.4 0.3 4.3 4.3 1.00
7 Terry Leach 25 2 9 .182 1.96 40 0 0 0 2 92.0 77 33 20 4 26 5 68 2 0 2 1.120 7.5 0.4 2.5 6.7 2.62
8 Stuart Livingstone 24 2 0 1.000 2.45 13 0 0 0 3 22.0 24 10 6 2 6 1 12 1 0 0 1.364 9.8 0.8 2.5 4.9 2.00
9 Daniel Lucia 20 2 5 .286 7.11 11 7 1 0 0 38.0 50 31 30 5 29 1 28 4 1 1 2.079 11.8 1.2 6.9 6.6 0.97
10 Mike Miller 22 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 3 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 13.5 4.5 13.5 0.0 0.00
11 Ike Pettaway 24 2 2 .500 9.60 6 2 0 0 0 15.0 18 17 16 4 10 0 12 0 0 1 1.867 10.8 2.4 6.0 7.2 1.20
12 Louis Pratt 22 5 8 .385 5.57 30 13 2 1 0 105.0 114 73 65 9 71 2 73 4 3 11 1.762 9.8 0.8 6.1 6.3 1.03
13 Mike Shields 22 4 1 .800 1.93 27 0 0 0 7 42.0 40 12 9 1 21 5 21 1 0 2 1.452 8.6 0.2 4.5 4.5 1.00
14 Richard Wieters 24 4 6 .400 3.99 36 11 3 0 4 115.0 114 70 51 6 68 4 45 8 1 6 1.583 8.9 0.5 5.3 3.5 0.66
15 Jesse Wright* 25 0 0 4.50 8 0 0 0 1 12.0 22 10 6 1 5 1 8 2 0 0 2.250 16.5 0.8 3.8 6.0 1.60
15 Players 22.1 60 83 .420 4.12 145 145 114 31 8 20 1204.0 1186 701 551 101 648 33 710 47 8 51 1.523 8.9 0.8 4.8 5.3 1.10
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Kris Yoder 76 375 33 8 5 .981 5.37 9
Brian Snitker 43 244 10 14 1 .948 5.91 4
Timothy Brill 28 147 8 4 3 .975 5.54 7
Miguelito DeLaCruz 2 12 2 0 0 1.000 7.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Smith 135 1182 85 7 106 .995 9.39
Brian Snitker 11 85 1 1 10 .989 7.82

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Wessinger 83 212 227 13 59 .971 5.29
Mike Miller 31 66 83 5 18 .968 4.81
Andres Forbes 22 51 50 2 12 .981 4.59
Randy Ingle 10 17 19 1 5 .973 3.60

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clayton Elliott 120 103 261 34 26 .915 3.03
Mike Miller 12 8 21 4 1 .879 2.42
Scott Thayer 8 4 17 4 2 .840 2.63
Randy Ingle 4 2 6 2 0 .800 2.00
Mark Lucas 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Ramirez 105 134 282 38 51 .916 3.96
Mike Miller 51 69 168 24 32 .908 4.65

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Haslerig 106 233 11 6 2 .976 2.30
Gary Cooper 99 218 12 6 1 .975 2.32
Bob Porter 99 174 7 7 2 .963 1.83
Steve Hammond 60 100 5 6 0 .946 1.75
Larry Whisenton 45 59 6 3 0 .956 1.44
Rufino Linares 22 40 1 2 1 .953 1.86
Ken Smith 4 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Mike Miller 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terry Leach 40 4 24 0 1 1.000 0.70
Richard Wieters 36 12 37 5 3 .907 1.36
Louis Pratt 30 4 26 3 2 .909 1.00
Jose Alvarez 29 14 47 4 4 .938 2.10
Timothy Graven 27 1 17 3 1 .857 0.67
Mike Shields 27 1 9 0 0 1.000 0.37
Dom Chiti 25 11 26 2 1 .949 1.48
Joe Cowley 25 9 20 4 1 .879 1.16
Tim Cole 24 4 26 2 1 .938 1.25
Steve Bedrosian 13 4 16 0 0 1.000 1.54
Stuart Livingstone 13 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.62
Daniel Lucia 11 2 6 1 0 .889 0.73
Jesse Wright 8 2 4 1 0 .857 0.75
Ike Pettaway 6 0 4 1 0 .800 0.67
Mike Miller 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jose Alvarez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 12, 1956 Tampa, FL, US
Steve Bedrosian 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 6, 1957 Methuen, MA, US
Timothy Brill 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 19, 1955 Temple, PA, US
Dom Chiti 20 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 10, 1958 Independence, MO, US
Tim Cole 20 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 1, 1959 Kingston, NY, US
Gary Cooper 22 S R 6' 3.0" 175 Dec 22, 1956 Savannah, GA, US
Joe Cowley 20 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 15, 1958 Lexington, KY, US
Miguelito DeLaCruz 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 5, 1957 Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO
Clayton Elliott 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 17, 1955 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Andres Forbes 22 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 22, 1957 DO
Timothy Graven 24 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 25, 1954 Covington, KY, US
Steve Hammond 22 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 9, 1957 Atlanta, GA, US
Bill Haslerig 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 12, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
Randy Ingle 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 24, 1958 Rutherfordton, NC, US
Terry Leach 25 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Mar 13, 1954 Selma, AL, US
Rufino Linares 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 28, 1951 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Stuart Livingstone 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 5, 1954 Toronto, ON, CA
Mark Lucas 23 L R 6' 0.0" 165 Jun 11, 1956 Springfield, OH, US
Daniel Lucia 20 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 28, 1958 San Francisco, CA, US
Mike Miller 22 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 30, 1957 Louisville, KY, US
Ike Pettaway 24 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Feb 9, 1955 Mobile, AL, US
Bob Porter 19 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 22, 1959 Yuma, AZ, US
Louis Pratt 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 8, 1956 Boynton Beach, FL, US
Rafael Ramirez 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 18, 1958 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Mike Shields 22 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Aug 2, 1956 Louisville, KY, US
Ken Smith 21 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 12, 1958 Youngstown, OH, US
Brian Snitker 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 17, 1955 Decatur, IL, US
Scott Thayer 24 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Oct 5, 1954 Hamilton AFB, OH, US
Jim Wessinger 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 25, 1955 Utica, NY, US
Larry Whisenton 22 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 3, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US
Richard Wieters 24 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Feb 26, 1955 Charleston, SC, US
Jesse Wright 25 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1954 New Preston, CT, US
Kris Yoder 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 16, 1954 Orange, CA, US

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