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1979 GCL Braves

1979 > Class Rookie > 1979 Gulf Coast League
Overall: 26-28
Scored 302 runs, Allowed 280 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 29-25

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: Pedro Gonzalez
Represented: FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Eric Ayala19381801672543400154387.
2Charles Black*231361451115300314164.333.508.400.90818000
3Brett Butler*2230133111364175320541915.369.462.6041.06667111
4Gregory Dikos2254238196364891532003627.245.361.378.73974204
5Bret Ferguson?186110000000000.
6Inocencio Guerrero18239280161830115011017.225.308.300.60824011
7Brook Jacoby19421851602443111335452123.269.353.406.76065112
8Bob Luzon1853219189233450012912027.
9Alexander Matos1517110000000000.
10Arthur Neal221346414801060144.
11Hector Nunez2025816581620010001114.246.363.277.63918212
12Joseph Pocoroba1942166141183741012412217.262.364.305.66943111
13Rafael Quezada1843143121193150011231814.256.357.298.65436202
14Miguel Sosa1944184171254882526731122.281.322.439.76175011
15Randall Whistler20278765131521115102014.231.402.338.74122002
16Preston Williams2242179137253653222303921.263.427.387.81453111
17Luis Wilson20291089620272211742819.281.346.375.72136211
17 Players19.854210617883024607017212514528264244.257.354.351.7056271617216
* - 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
1Eugene Boozer*1921.6674.247000017.019118010080011.70610.
2Joseph Dreistadt*2202.0006.1611000019.0201313018152012.0009.
3Bret Ferguson*18005.066400116.024159013080102.31213.
4Bill Haley2042.6673.679810054.05933224211180031.4819.
5Gary Hibbett*2423.4003.606630040.04421161161241041.5009.
6Russell Kerdolff2131.7502.537410132.034159150221021.2199.
7Alexander Matos1512.3332.3117100539.03318100211170111.3857.
8Francis Mouse2033.5004.7817000132.0341917131351022.0319. for 2 teams
9William Nice*1923.4005.9311700144.04637290400170131.9559. for 2 teams
10Kenneth Rabun2141.8003.3810110232.02915120170200051.4388.
11Carlos Rymer1822.5001.898500038.0261481290101421.4476.
12Willie Sellers1814.2006.87101000055.05945421470202441.9279.
13Juan Valdez*2034.4293.8610811049.05026210222120021.4699.
13 Players19.32628.4814.205454477311461.047428021592869185811301.6499.
* - 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


Randall Whistler27861830.9723.855
Hector Nunez24821341.9603.964
Inocencio Guerrero1441520.9583.295


Preston Williams4037626333.99310.05
Luis Wilson161551256.97110.44


Eric Ayala3895133926.9626.00
Joseph Pocoroba13344939.9656.38
Charles Black349001.0004.33


Gregory Dikos5257144138.9393.87
Joseph Pocoroba32120.6001.00
Arthur Neal101001.0001.00


Miguel Sosa42521282218.8914.29
Joseph Pocoroba182944106.8804.06


Bob Luzon531211051.9632.47
Rafael Quezada3950531.9481.41
Brook Jacoby3665741.9472.00
Brett Butler30665001.0002.37
Luis Wilson712010.9231.71
Arthur Neal6140001.0002.33


Alexander Matos175110.8570.35
Francis Mouse17012021.0000.71Stats for 2 teams
Joseph Dreistadt1102001.0000.18
William Nice112811.9090.91Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Rabun1016011.0000.70
Willie Sellers10141022.9232.40
Juan Valdez1016001.0000.70
Bill Haley9710001.0001.89
Carlos Rymer82711.9001.13
Eugene Boozer71611.8751.00
Russell Kerdolff727001.0001.29
Bret Ferguson60110.5000.17
Gary Hibbett63631.7501.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Eric Ayala19RR5' 11.0"168May 2, 1960Panama, Panama, PA
Charles Black23LR5' 7.0"1551956
Eugene Boozer19LL6' 0.0"1601960
Brett Butler22LL5' 10.0"160Jun 15, 1957Los Angeles, CA, US
Gregory Dikos22RR6' 0.0"195May 17, 1957
Joseph Dreistadt22L6' 1.0"1851957
Bret Ferguson18L6' 0.0"195Dec 1, 1960
Inocencio Guerrero18RR6' 0.0"187Dec 28, 1960Higueral, DO
Bill Haley20RR6' 3.0"200Nov 18, 1958Benicia, CA, US
Gary Hibbett24RL6' 3.0"210May 27, 1955
Brook Jacoby19RR5' 11.0"175Nov 23, 1959Philadelphia, PA, US
Russell Kerdolff21R6' 5.0"195Sep 27, 1957
Bob Luzon18RR6' 1.0"170Aug 5, 1960Flushing, NY, US
Alexander Matos15RR6' 2.0"180Sep 9, 1963Pedernales, DO
Francis Mouse20R5' 10.0"1751959
Arthur Neal22RR5' 11.0"1851957
William Nice19L6' 1.0"200May 23, 1960
Hector Nunez20RR6' 1.0"215Apr 9, 1959
Joseph Pocoroba19RR5' 11.0"1801960
Rafael Quezada18RR5' 11.0"175Feb 8, 1961San Jose DeLosilano, DO
Kenneth Rabun21R6' 2.0"197Oct 9, 1957
Carlos Rymer18RR6' 5.0"195Sep 2, 1960Ingelo Consuelo, DO
Willie Sellers18R6' 3.0"175Nov 13, 1960
Miguel Sosa19RR5' 10.0"160May 15, 1960La Romana, La Romana, DO
Juan Valdez20LL6' 3.0"185Apr 20, 1959DO
Randall Whistler20RR5' 10.0"175Oct 23, 1958
Preston Williams22RR6' 2.0"2001957
Luis Wilson20RR6' 0.0"170Apr 15, 1959

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