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1979 Nashville Sounds

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Southern League (West)
Overall: 83-61
Scored 624 runs, Allowed 563 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-65

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: George Scherger
Represented: Nashville, TN
Ballpark: Herschel Greer Stadium (Nashville , TN), Herschel Greer Stadium (Nashville , TN) and Herschel Greer Stadium (Nashville , TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Russ Aldrich*221816142200110022.143.250.357.6075000
2Mike Armstrong253414132100000012.
3Skeeter Barnes22145542500541331941277532764.266.305.392.697196447
4Scott Brown2227494122000200229.
5George Cappuzzello254422201200020018.
6Geoff Combe23541290000000003.
7Bill Dawley2125504154100100414.
8Rick Duncan*25973252683076142236114625.284.385.373.758100236
9Raul Ferreyra246116121100000024.
10Bob Hamilton*2284147119173461115112313.286.406.378.78445140
11Paul Householder#2014258648893138247209521128463.283.389.484.873236536
12Greg Hughes2038483984000100419.
13Steve Hughes251528241100000027.
14Bill Kelly2233604977200100522.
15Jeff Lahti226430110000002.333.333.6671.0002010
16Rick Lombardo*2317210000000010.000.500.000.5000000
17Bob Mayer#241833293410010007.
18Gene Menees2614562755384164184554634643.297.355.371.7252056184
19Mark Miller2159105885223005001621.250.371.284.65625100
20Eddie Milner*241044253697097121211513524839.263.351.450.801166332
21Rick O'Keeffe*211111110100000004.
22Joe Price2222363322010100213.
23Gary Redus22361301097192107831827.
24Rafael Santo Domingo#23108372322381012473491123545.314.387.460.847148654
25Tom Sohns*25135457412369465235753941.
26Randy Town221318150100010005.
27Dave Van Gorder2213753346158131271664016266.284.367.386.753178226
28Duane Walker*2214364154597165281595746108967.303.401.459.860250232
29Joel Willett208310000000020.000.667.000.6670000
29 Players22.9145531145886241207188607255614143561655.263.345.377.722173135834448
* - 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
1Mike Armstrong2551.8333.3832000364.05830249292533031.3598.
2Scott Brown2292.8182.402719311131.01034035124311092121.1157.
3George Cappuzzello*2584.6672.4144300482.08934223312720071.4639.
4Geoff Combe2355.5002.07540002787.06629202309842081.1036.
5Bill Dawley2199.5003.992524420140.0144726212416841121.3219.
6Raul Ferreyra2459.3572.72610006116.012847357249531011.3109.
7Greg Hughes20114.7333.222524210120.011556435633672161.4838.
8Bill Kelly22136.6843.623022510149.0164656013165761041.2089.
9Jeff Lahti22201.0001.696000016.01043051120020.9385.
10Rick Lombardo*2332.6004.8517000026.02618141172140021.6549.
11Bob Mayer*2433.5004.11151500081.07839371523580141.6058.
12Rick O'Keeffe*2106.0006.219700029.03124203131151001.5179.
13Joe Price*2266.5003.962220220109.0101584813411691061.3038.
14Randy Town2232.6004.26131100057.05632279150201021.2468.
15Joel Willett2012.3335.628000016.021151029290001.87511.
15 Players22.68361.5763.38145145129168411225.011905634609242947795154491.3228.
* - 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


Dave Van Gorder1317267467.9936.116
Mark Miller291201641.9714.693
Russ Aldrich171001.0008.000


Rick Duncan8464149634.9918.21
Rafael Santo Domingo6052035941.9849.25
Russ Aldrich10171011.0001.80
Dave Van Gorder9554041.0006.56


Gene Menees1443113741660.9774.76
Rafael Santo Domingo323001.0001.67


Skeeter Barnes1421232913521.9222.92
Tom Sohns841121.8821.88
Paul Householder21210.7501.50
Rafael Santo Domingo21310.8002.00


Tom Sohns1161633523247.9414.44
Rafael Santo Domingo243748214.8023.54
Steve Hughes9101933.9063.22


Duane Walker1432379121.9531.72
Paul Householder1412461635.9891.86
Eddie Milner100259951.9822.68
Bob Hamilton4250510.9821.31
Gary Redus3474330.9632.26


Raul Ferreyra6161710.9580.38
Geoff Combe5461510.9550.39
George Cappuzzello4451820.9200.52
Mike Armstrong322620.8000.25
Bill Kelly30122113.9711.10
Scott Brown2721510.9440.63
Bill Dawley2562212.9661.12
Greg Hughes25131420.9311.08
Joe Price22319001.0001.00
Rick Lombardo1713001.0000.24
Bob Mayer1551830.8851.53
Randy Town1321531.8501.31
Rick O'Keeffe927001.0001.00
Joel Willett813001.0000.50
Jeff Lahti61240.4290.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Russ Aldrich22LR6' 0.0"190Oct 14, 1956
Mike Armstrong25RR6' 3.0"193Mar 7, 1954Glen Cove, NY, US
Skeeter Barnes22RR5' 11.0"175Mar 3, 1957Cincinnati, OH, US
Scott Brown22RR6' 2.0"220Aug 30, 1956DeQuincy, LA, US
George Cappuzzello25RL6' 0.0"175Jan 15, 1954Youngstown, OH, US
Geoff Combe23RR6' 2.0"185Feb 1, 1956Melrose, MA, US
Bill Dawley21RR6' 5.0"235Feb 6, 1958Norwich, CT, US
Rick Duncan25LR5' 11.0"175Jul 28, 1953
Raul Ferreyra24RR6' 2.0"175Oct 10, 1954
Bob Hamilton22LL5' 10.0"175Jul 19, 1956
Paul Householder20SR6' 0.0"180Sep 4, 1958Columbus, OH, US
Greg Hughes20RR6' 2.0"185Nov 22, 1958
Steve Hughes25RR5' 10.0"160Mar 28, 1954
Bill Kelly22RR6' 2.0"195Aug 25, 1956
Jeff Lahti22RR6' 0.0"180Oct 8, 1956Oregon City, OR, US
Rick Lombardo23LL5' 11.0"170Feb 19, 1956
Bob Mayer24SL6' 0.0"180Apr 2, 1955
Gene Menees26RR5' 9.0"150Jan 7, 1953
Mark Miller21RR6' 1.0"185Aug 3, 1957
Eddie Milner24LL5' 11.0"173May 21, 1955Columbus, OH, US
Rick O'Keeffe21LL6' 6.0"225Jul 26, 1957Bronx, NY, US
Joe Price22RL6' 4.0"220Nov 29, 1956Inglewood, CA, US
Gary Redus22RR6' 1.0"180Nov 1, 1956Tanner, AL, US
Rafael Santo Domingo23SR6' 0.0"160Nov 24, 1955Orocovis, PR
Tom Sohns25LR6' 0.0"170Jun 1, 1954
Randy Town22RR6' 0.0"175Nov 25, 1956
Dave Van Gorder22RR6' 2.0"205Mar 27, 1957Los Angeles, CA, US
Duane Walker22LL6' 0.0"185Mar 13, 1957Pasadena, TX, US
Joel Willett20RR6' 1.0"175Oct 19, 1958

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