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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
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Matt Alexander#323214713426421005161301218.313.367.500.86767001
2Michael Barnes*232510173222230311222716.301.490.466.95634010
3Gary Cicatiello*2118675891430162087.241.333.345.67820010
4Eugeniuo Cotes23391421241927404141251228.218.298.347.64543312
5Jesus de la Rosa25279994924401923423.255.283.330.61331001
6Paul Djakonow27863022624154731234223549.206.307.393.700103320
7Jeff Ellison#24416102200120061.200.500.5001.0005000
8Rick Lancellotti*221385835069514514741107645988.287.358.585.9432965013
9Alberto Lois23114540811121110411.275.356.475.83119100
10John Macauley#2462256221406382317932529.285.365.380.74584442
11Jerry McDonald*2310746737282119122126012128928.320.453.460.912171231
12Tom McMillan279737933449851423351243765.254.324.335.660112035
13Tony Pena22134549515891611643497543083.313.352.557.909287211
14Luis Salazar231396195611081811752786211144119.323.375.515.890289554
15Alfredo Torres211295374855813731511863240120.282.336.435.772211327
16Charles Valley#23132580479811293112598218771.269.380.495.875237419
17Richard Walterhouse*26592582153951601033453958.237.353.405.75887031
18Ernest Young#2442144130122422411101125.185.250.323.57342102
18 Players23.61395291461379012911833519872310958569839.280.360.463.823213833274933
* - 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
1Santo Alcala26006.147000122.02420153111164021.5919.81.24.56.51.45
2Juan Arias2277.5005.282423400138.01701048123532654091.61611.11.53.54.21.23
3Fred Breining2354.5562.63121232082.07739244410731051.4398.50.44.58.01.78
4Stew Cliburn2266.5003.231515700103.011050375431623061.4859.60.43.85.41.44
5Philip Cyburt*2012.3339.005411018.03219187100120002.33316.03.55.06.01.20
6Dave Dravecky*2367.4624.263513112114.0125715411590814081.6149.90.94.76.41.37
7Ricky Evans2379.4384.54288212109.0115645510582762081.5879.50.84.86.31.31
8Joseph Galante2653.6254.82161310071.09250387322533041.74611.70.94.16.71.66
9Marc Gelinas2247.3645.77131340064.06752413540292141.8919.40.47.64.10.54
10Alan Griffin27004.50100004.022220030000.5004.54.50.06.8
11James Johnston2601.0003.86200007.086316041002.00010.31.37.75.10.67
12Bob Long24410.2863.42440001092.098523510544733051.6529.61.05.37.11.35
13Ignacio Martinez2053.6254.6820600175.076413911320583071.4409.11.33.87.01.81
14Robert Rock2151.8336.009810048.06136328240220251.77111.41.54.54.10.92
15James Smith22901.0004.40131360094.094544611440573011.4689.01.14.25.51.30
16Charles Valley*23201.0002.1610000125.01766191190001.0406.10.43.26.82.11
17Robert Weismiller2751.8335.64380001175.085584712282460051.50710.21.43.45.51.64
18Ben Wiltbank2316.14310.05111100043.0705348104102530122.58114.72.18.65.20.61
18 Players23.27267.5184.72139139109305281185.0132377762113959915774363811.62210.01.14.55.91.29
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Tony Pena1287681202614.9726.9410
Alfredo Torres1258330.9535.083
Ernest Young2111001.0006.000

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Charles Valley130106310812109.9909.01
Richard Walterhouse749213.9817.29
Alfredo Torres6292021.0005.17
Jesus de la Rosa536212.9747.60
Gary Cicatiello110011.0001.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Jerry McDonald971752982155.9574.88
Michael Barnes173436710.9094.12
John Macauley12184044.9354.83
Paul Djakonow9171515.9703.56
Tom McMillan71222021.0004.86
Richard Walterhouse386021.0004.67

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Paul Djakonow7362117156.9232.45
Matt Alexander27123693.8421.78
Richard Walterhouse24173694.8552.21
Ernest Young1171110.9471.64
Luis Salazar1092713.9733.60
Michael Barnes33632.7503.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tom McMillan901772203853.9134.41
John Macauley501051301534.9404.70
Paul Djakonow411011.0000.50

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Rick Lancellotti13819013162.9271.47
Luis Salazar13231215123.9652.48
Alfredo Torres901779151.9252.07
Eugeniuo Cotes2544070.8631.76
Alberto Lois1124110.9622.27
Gary Cicatiello8100001.0001.25
Richard Walterhouse712020.8571.71
Matt Alexander614010.9332.33
Jerry McDonald590001.0001.80
Jesus de la Rosa440001.0001.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bob Long4441211.9410.36
Robert Weismiller38610001.0000.42
Dave Dravecky3562412.9680.86
Ricky Evans2831721.9090.71
Juan Arias24112735.9271.58
Ignacio Martinez2031130.8240.70
Joseph Galante167812.9380.94
Stew Cliburn15920021.0001.93
Marc Gelinas1381111.9501.46
James Smith1371742.8571.85
Fred Breining127610.9291.08
Ben Wiltbank11310011.0001.18
Charles Valley1004001.0000.40
Robert Rock93411.8750.78
Santo Alcala720001.0000.29
Philip Cyburt527001.0001.80
James Johnston202001.0001.00
Alan Griffin101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Santo Alcala26RR6' 5.0"195Dec 23, 1952San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Matt Alexander32SR5' 11.0"168Jan 30, 1947Shreveport, LA, US
Juan Arias22RR5' 10.0"155Mar 28, 1957Navarelle, DO
Michael Barnes23LR5' 11.0"1901956
Fred Breining23RR6' 4.0"185Nov 15, 1955San Francisco, CA, US
Gary Cicatiello21LL6' 0.0"1871958
Stew Cliburn22RR6' 0.0"195Dec 19, 1956Jackson, MS, US
Eugeniuo Cotes23RR5' 11.0"170Dec 15, 1955Batey Guerrero, DO
Philip Cyburt20LL6' 2.0"1801959
Jesus de la Rosa25RR6' 1.0"153Aug 5, 1953Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Paul Djakonow27RR5' 11.0"185Aug 6, 1951Philadelphia, PA, US
Dave Dravecky23RL6' 1.0"195Feb 14, 1956Youngstown, OH, US
Jeff Ellison24SR5' 11.0"175Jul 19, 1954
Ricky Evans23RR6' 4.0"215Jun 2, 1956Lakewood, CA, US
Joseph Galante26RR6' 0.0"1751953
Marc Gelinas22RR6' 7.0"2051957
Alan Griffin27RR6' 2.0"170Feb 15, 1952Santa Monica, CA, US
James Johnston26LR5' 9.0"1601953
Rick Lancellotti22LL6' 3.0"195Jul 5, 1956Providence, RI, US
Alberto Lois23RR5' 9.0"175May 6, 1956Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO
Bob Long24RR6' 3.0"178Nov 11, 1954Jasper, TN, US
John Macauley24SR5' 11.0"1641955
Ignacio Martinez20R6' 0.0"1851959
Jerry McDonald23LR5' 11.0"1721956
Tom McMillan27RR5' 9.0"165Sep 13, 1951Richmond, VA, US
Tony Pena22RR6' 0.0"175Jun 4, 1957Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO
Robert Rock21RR5' 11.0"1751958
Luis Salazar23RR5' 9.0"180May 19, 1956Barcelona, Anzoategui, VE
James Smith22RR6' 6.0"2101957
Alfredo Torres21RR5' 11.0"180Mar 29, 1958Maracay, Aragua, VE
Charles Valley23SL6' 0.0"175Sep 28, 1955
Richard Walterhouse26LR6' 0.0"1801953
Robert Weismiller27RR6' 2.0"1851952
Ben Wiltbank23RR6' 1.0"190Mar 13, 1956Lewes, DE, US
Ernest Young24SR5' 10.0"175Oct 17, 1954

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