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1979 Paintsville Yankees

1979 > Class Rookie > 1979 Appalachian League
Overall: 52-13
Scored 403 runs, Allowed 218 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 49-16

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Bill Livesey
Represented: Paintsville, KY
Ballpark: Central Park (Paintsville, KY), Central Park (Paintsville, KY) and Central Park (Paintsville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Scott Benedict203697846164009001124.
2Greg Gagne174112010610192307211325.
3Huey Gayden*20622492145065630341242919.304.392.360.75277240
4Randy Guerra*22632532124365150965203728.307.406.505.911107022
5Joseph Hage*2137857014232221912137.329.424.500.92435002
6Kurt Hall202456501011300411512.220.304.280.58414100
7Tom Howser2139102761519100781249.250.426.263.68920011
8Derwin McNealy*1932857612205021311722.263.325.408.73331020
9Otis Nixon#20632642035858103125535740.286.441.379.82077031
10Luis Ortiz203911810618273242641927.255.308.434.74246012
11Mickey Rogers*2360243181505571022364623.304.442.354.795641123
12Jeff Rudolph213610285122341215021411.271.376.412.78835111
13Gregory Sporrer2158201164284272027732826.256.357.323.68053054
14Rob Teegarden216526621266701441474304932.330.455.6321.087134203
15George Zimmerer#212837306800041074.267.405.267.6728000
15 Players20.666226918604035208321343545025349311.280.392.402.7947477341913
* - 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
1Erol Akchurin20401.0004.344420029.02516145110240131.2417.
2Jeffrey Beyler*22201.0006.234110013.01499114070002.1549.
3David Booker23002.817100016.012750160132021.7506.
4Richard Budweg*2251.8334.948740051.04430284430373001.7067.
5James Campbell1952.7144.428840053.04632264400380061.6237.
6George DeMaria1832.6002.727741043.03516133140321011.1407.
7Gumercindo Diaz19004.50310016.053314030011.5007.
8Pete Filson*20901.0001.68131393091.051191713911181410.9895.00.13.911.73.03
9David Free20601.0001.6111000428.019651130321121.1436.
10Randy Guerra*22101.0004.50211018.064422080001.0006.
11Chris Lein2045.4445.0612830064.07141363240448031.48410.
12Luis Melgar19101.0004.50210004.032205012012.0006.
13Brian Murphy*22501.0003.0013220533.02712113230232211.5157.
14Frank Ricci21701.0001.779862056.04014113200662011.0716.
15Jeff Vanderplas*19000.00110004.030002000001.2506.
15 Players20.45213.8003.3366663036811498.0401218184312701446228221.3477.
* - 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


Scott Benedict332201520.9927.122
Jeff Rudolph281571350.9716.075
Kurt Hall2190210.9894.381


Randy Guerra6045032332.9948.03
Jeff Rudolph3101021.0003.67
Joseph Hage270041.0003.50


Luis Ortiz253146110.9873.08
Gregory Sporrer234317112.9842.61
Tom Howser20344057.9373.70
George Zimmerer20182534.9352.15


Otis Nixon62521201012.9452.77
Luis Ortiz30210.6670.67
George Zimmerer222011.0002.00
Tom Howser10210.6672.00


Gregory Sporrer433467613.9442.35
Greg Gagne312862146.8652.90
Otis Nixon32211.8001.33
Tom Howser111001.0002.00
Luis Ortiz110001.0001.00
George Zimmerer101001.0001.00


Rob Teegarden6380842.9571.40
Huey Gayden6098551.9541.72
Mickey Rogers5372911.9881.53
Derwin McNealy1718010.9471.06
Joseph Hage66110.8751.17
Luis Ortiz350001.0001.67


Pete Filson1331220.8821.15
Brian Murphy1304001.0000.31
Chris Lein123611.9000.75
David Free1116001.0000.64
Frank Ricci95610.9171.22
Richard Budweg83510.8891.00
James Campbell821410.9412.00
David Booker700000.00
George DeMaria768001.0002.00
Erol Akchurin40220.5000.50
Jeffrey Beyler40211.6670.50
Gumercindo Diaz300000.00
Randy Guerra201011.0000.50
Luis Melgar210001.0000.50
Jeff Vanderplas101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Erol Akchurin20RR6' 0.0"180Jul 12, 1958
Scott Benedict20RR6' 3.0"210Mar 28, 1959
Jeffrey Beyler22L6' 0.0"1801957
David Booker23R6' 1.0"1781956
Richard Budweg22L5' 11.0"1901957
James Campbell19RR6' 2.0"175Jul 8, 1959Linwood, CA, US
George DeMaria18R6' 4.0"180Feb 19, 1961
Gumercindo Diaz19R5' 11.0"1651960
Pete Filson20SL6' 2.0"195Sep 28, 1958Darby, PA, US
David Free20RR6' 4.0"205Aug 15, 1958
Greg Gagne17RR5' 11.0"185Nov 12, 1961Fall River, MA, US
Huey Gayden20LL6' 0.0"185Jan 21, 1959Greenville, MS, US
Randy Guerra22LL6' 1.0"200Apr 10, 1957
Joseph Hage21LL6' 1.0"1901958
Kurt Hall20RR5' 11.0"180Mar 27, 1959Burlington, VT, US
Tom Howser21RR5' 11.0"160Nov 20, 1957
Chris Lein20RR6' 3.0"195Oct 23, 1958Staten Island, NY, US
Derwin McNealy19LL6' 1.0"160Apr 25, 1960Carson, CA, US
Luis Melgar19R5' 11.0"1601960
Brian Murphy22LL6' 0.0"175Aug 8, 1956
Otis Nixon20SR6' 2.0"180Jan 9, 1959Evergreen, NC, US
Luis Ortiz20RR5' 9.0"155Aug 11, 1958Canal Zone, PA
Frank Ricci21RR6' 3.0"205Nov 3, 1957Toledo, OH, US
Mickey Rogers23LR5' 9.0"1651956
Jeff Rudolph21RR6' 0.0"180Dec 2, 1957
Gregory Sporrer21RR6' 0.0"160May 21, 1958
Rob Teegarden21RR6' 1.0"187Apr 20, 1958Red Lodge, MT, US
Jeff Vanderplas19LL6' 0.0"185May 27, 1960
George Zimmerer21SR5' 7.0"1601958

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