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1979 Buffalo Bisons

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Eastern League
Overall: 72-67
Scored 790 runs, Allowed 777 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-68

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Steve Demeter
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 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 Matt Alexander# 32 32 147 134 26 42 10 0 5 16 13 0 12 18 .313 .367 .500 .867 67 0 0 1
2 Michael Barnes* 23 25 101 73 22 22 3 0 3 11 2 2 27 16 .301 .490 .466 .956 34 0 1 0
3 Gary Cicatiello* 21 18 67 58 9 14 3 0 1 6 2 0 8 7 .241 .333 .345 .678 20 0 1 0
4 Eugeniuo Cotes 23 39 142 124 19 27 4 0 4 14 12 5 12 28 .218 .298 .347 .645 43 3 1 2
5 Jesus de la Rosa 25 27 99 94 9 24 4 0 1 9 2 3 4 23 .255 .283 .330 .613 31 0 0 1
6 Paul Djakonow 27 86 302 262 41 54 7 3 12 34 2 2 35 49 .206 .307 .393 .700 103 3 2 0
7 Jeff Ellison# 24 4 16 10 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 6 1 .200 .500 .500 1.000 5 0 0 0
8 Rick Lancellotti* 22 138 583 506 95 145 14 7 41 107 6 4 59 88 .287 .358 .585 .943 296 5 0 13
9 Alberto Lois 23 11 45 40 8 11 1 2 1 1 1 0 4 11 .275 .356 .475 .831 19 1 0 0
10 John Macauley# 24 62 256 221 40 63 8 2 3 17 9 3 25 29 .285 .365 .380 .745 84 4 4 2
11 Jerry McDonald* 23 107 467 372 82 119 12 2 12 60 12 12 89 28 .320 .453 .460 .912 171 2 3 1
12 Tom McMillan 27 97 379 334 49 85 14 2 3 35 12 4 37 65 .254 .324 .335 .660 112 0 3 5
13 Tony Pena 22 134 549 515 89 161 16 4 34 97 5 4 30 83 .313 .352 .557 .909 287 2 1 1
14 Luis Salazar 23 139 619 561 108 181 17 5 27 86 21 11 44 119 .323 .375 .515 .890 289 5 5 4
15 Alfredo Torres 21 129 537 485 58 137 31 5 11 86 3 2 40 120 .282 .336 .435 .772 211 3 2 7
16 Charles Valley# 23 132 580 479 81 129 31 1 25 98 2 1 87 71 .269 .380 .495 .875 237 4 1 9
17 Richard Walterhouse* 26 59 258 215 39 51 6 0 10 33 4 5 39 58 .237 .353 .405 .758 87 0 3 1
18 Ernest Young# 24 42 144 130 12 24 2 2 4 11 1 0 11 25 .185 .250 .323 .573 42 1 0 2
18 Players 23.6 139 5291 4613 790 1291 183 35 198 723 109 58 569 839 .280 .360 .463 .823 2138 33 27 49 33
* - 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 Santo Alcala 26 0 0 6.14 7 0 0 0 1 22.0 24 20 15 3 11 1 16 4 0 2 1.591 9.8 1.2 4.5 6.5 1.45
2 Juan Arias 22 7 7 .500 5.28 24 23 4 0 0 138.0 170 104 81 23 53 2 65 4 0 9 1.616 11.1 1.5 3.5 4.2 1.23
3 Fred Breining 23 5 4 .556 2.63 12 12 3 2 0 82.0 77 39 24 4 41 0 73 1 0 5 1.439 8.5 0.4 4.5 8.0 1.78
4 Stew Cliburn 22 6 6 .500 3.23 15 15 7 0 0 103.0 110 50 37 5 43 1 62 3 0 6 1.485 9.6 0.4 3.8 5.4 1.44
5 Philip Cyburt* 20 1 2 .333 9.00 5 4 1 1 0 18.0 32 19 18 7 10 0 12 0 0 0 2.333 16.0 3.5 5.0 6.0 1.20
6 Dave Dravecky* 23 6 7 .462 4.26 35 13 1 1 2 114.0 125 71 54 11 59 0 81 4 0 8 1.614 9.9 0.9 4.7 6.4 1.37
7 Ricky Evans 23 7 9 .438 4.54 28 8 2 1 2 109.0 115 64 55 10 58 2 76 2 0 8 1.587 9.5 0.8 4.8 6.3 1.31
8 Joseph Galante 26 5 3 .625 4.82 16 13 1 0 0 71.0 92 50 38 7 32 2 53 3 0 4 1.746 11.7 0.9 4.1 6.7 1.66
9 Marc Gelinas 22 4 7 .364 5.77 13 13 4 0 0 64.0 67 52 41 3 54 0 29 2 1 4 1.891 9.4 0.4 7.6 4.1 0.54
10 Alan Griffin 27 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.500 4.5 4.5 0.0 6.8
11 James Johnston 26 0 1 .000 3.86 2 0 0 0 0 7.0 8 6 3 1 6 0 4 1 0 0 2.000 10.3 1.3 7.7 5.1 0.67
12 Bob Long 24 4 10 .286 3.42 44 0 0 0 10 92.0 98 52 35 10 54 4 73 3 0 5 1.652 9.6 1.0 5.3 7.1 1.35
13 Ignacio Martinez 20 5 3 .625 4.68 20 6 0 0 1 75.0 76 41 39 11 32 0 58 3 0 7 1.440 9.1 1.3 3.8 7.0 1.81
14 Robert Rock 21 5 1 .833 6.00 9 8 1 0 0 48.0 61 36 32 8 24 0 22 0 2 5 1.771 11.4 1.5 4.5 4.1 0.92
15 James Smith 22 9 0 1.000 4.40 13 13 6 0 0 94.0 94 54 46 11 44 0 57 3 0 1 1.468 9.0 1.1 4.2 5.5 1.30
16 Charles Valley* 23 2 0 1.000 2.16 10 0 0 0 1 25.0 17 6 6 1 9 1 19 0 0 0 1.040 6.1 0.4 3.2 6.8 2.11
17 Robert Weismiller 27 5 1 .833 5.64 38 0 0 0 11 75.0 85 58 47 12 28 2 46 0 0 5 1.507 10.2 1.4 3.4 5.5 1.64
18 Ben Wiltbank 23 1 6 .143 10.05 11 11 0 0 0 43.0 70 53 48 10 41 0 25 3 0 12 2.581 14.7 2.1 8.6 5.2 0.61
18 Players 23.2 72 67 .518 4.72 139 139 109 30 5 28 1185.0 1323 777 621 139 599 15 774 36 3 81 1.622 10.0 1.1 4.5 5.9 1.29
* - 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
Tony Pena 128 768 120 26 14 .972 6.94 10
Alfredo Torres 12 58 3 3 0 .953 5.08 3
Ernest Young 2 11 1 0 0 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Valley 130 1063 108 12 109 .990 9.01
Richard Walterhouse 7 49 2 1 3 .981 7.29
Alfredo Torres 6 29 2 0 2 1.000 5.17
Jesus de la Rosa 5 36 2 1 2 .974 7.60
Gary Cicatiello 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry McDonald 97 175 298 21 55 .957 4.88
Michael Barnes 17 34 36 7 10 .909 4.12
John Macauley 12 18 40 4 4 .935 4.83
Paul Djakonow 9 17 15 1 5 .970 3.56
Tom McMillan 7 12 22 0 2 1.000 4.86
Richard Walterhouse 3 8 6 0 2 1.000 4.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Djakonow 73 62 117 15 6 .923 2.45
Matt Alexander 27 12 36 9 3 .842 1.78
Richard Walterhouse 24 17 36 9 4 .855 2.21
Ernest Young 11 7 11 1 0 .947 1.64
Luis Salazar 10 9 27 1 3 .973 3.60
Michael Barnes 3 3 6 3 2 .750 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom McMillan 90 177 220 38 53 .913 4.41
John Macauley 50 105 130 15 34 .940 4.70
Paul Djakonow 4 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rick Lancellotti 138 190 13 16 2 .927 1.47
Luis Salazar 132 312 15 12 3 .965 2.48
Alfredo Torres 90 177 9 15 1 .925 2.07
Eugeniuo Cotes 25 44 0 7 0 .863 1.76
Alberto Lois 11 24 1 1 0 .962 2.27
Gary Cicatiello 8 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Richard Walterhouse 7 12 0 2 0 .857 1.71
Matt Alexander 6 14 0 1 0 .933 2.33
Jerry McDonald 5 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.80
Jesus de la Rosa 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Long 44 4 12 1 1 .941 0.36
Robert Weismiller 38 6 10 0 0 1.000 0.42
Dave Dravecky 35 6 24 1 2 .968 0.86
Ricky Evans 28 3 17 2 1 .909 0.71
Juan Arias 24 11 27 3 5 .927 1.58
Ignacio Martinez 20 3 11 3 0 .824 0.70
Joseph Galante 16 7 8 1 2 .938 0.94
Stew Cliburn 15 9 20 0 2 1.000 1.93
Marc Gelinas 13 8 11 1 1 .950 1.46
James Smith 13 7 17 4 2 .857 1.85
Fred Breining 12 7 6 1 0 .929 1.08
Ben Wiltbank 11 3 10 0 1 1.000 1.18
Charles Valley 10 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.40
Robert Rock 9 3 4 1 1 .875 0.78
Santo Alcala 7 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.29
Philip Cyburt 5 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.80
James Johnston 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Alan Griffin 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Santo Alcala 26 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Dec 23, 1952 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Matt Alexander 32 S R 5' 11.0" 168 Jan 30, 1947 Shreveport, LA, US
Juan Arias 22 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Mar 28, 1957 Navarelle, DO
Michael Barnes 23 L R 5' 11.0" 190 1956
Fred Breining 23 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Nov 15, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Gary Cicatiello 21 L L 6' 0.0" 187 1958
Stew Cliburn 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Dec 19, 1956 Jackson, MS, US
Eugeniuo Cotes 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 15, 1955 Batey Guerrero, DO
Philip Cyburt 20 L L 6' 2.0" 180 1959
Jesus de la Rosa 25 R R 6' 1.0" 153 Aug 5, 1953 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Paul Djakonow 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 6, 1951 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dave Dravecky 23 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 14, 1956 Youngstown, OH, US
Jeff Ellison 24 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 19, 1954
Ricky Evans 23 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jun 2, 1956 Lakewood, CA, US
Joseph Galante 26 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1953
Marc Gelinas 22 R R 6' 7.0" 205 1957
Alan Griffin 27 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 15, 1952 Santa Monica, CA, US
James Johnston 26 L R 5' 9.0" 160 1953
Rick Lancellotti 22 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 5, 1956 Providence, RI, US
Alberto Lois 23 R R 5' 9.0" 175 May 6, 1956 Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO
Bob Long 24 R R 6' 3.0" 178 Nov 11, 1954 Jasper, TN, US
John Macauley 24 S R 5' 11.0" 164 1955
Ignacio Martinez 20 R 6' 0.0" 185 1959
Jerry McDonald 23 L R 5' 11.0" 172 1956
Tom McMillan 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Sep 13, 1951 Richmond, VA, US
Tony Pena 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 4, 1957 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Robert Rock 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1958
Luis Salazar 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 19, 1956 Barcelona, Anzoategui, VE
James Smith 22 R R 6' 6.0" 210 1957
Alfredo Torres 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 29, 1958 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Charles Valley 23 S L 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 28, 1955
Richard Walterhouse 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1953
Robert Weismiller 27 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1952
Ben Wiltbank 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 13, 1956 Lewes, DE, US
Ernest Young 24 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 17, 1954

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