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1979 Columbus Astros

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Southern League (East)
Overall: 84-59
Scored 702 runs, Allowed 547 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-55

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Jim Johnson
Represented: Columbus, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Reggie Baldwin24228275822302120134.293.333.413.74731211
2Greg Cypret221014132300011000.
3Greg Dahl2241136120142521411011127.208.286.342.62741230
4George Gross231295234647513829410761564056.297.355.442.796205577
5Arvis Harper#2323645581240061175.218.306.291.59716020
6Danny Heep*211385815231031713052184734932.327.385.524.909274324
7Philip Klimas2312245438654981921359015960.254.357.415.771160432
8Alan Knicely24120494422771221233376216177.289.383.566.950239461
9Scott Loucks2291183100011011.
10Jim Pankovits239238634653911031045232840.263.313.396.709137066
11Joe Pittman26100425382561081325271562936.283.341.366.708140590
12Gary Rajsich*246626423243682541453662333.293.357.616.974143315
13Simon Rosario22824233620020015.261.292.348.6398000
14Billy Smith2427320000000001.
15Jeff Smith*23993643143984112638314439.268.353.373.725117015
16Douglas Stokke23142542497711282131069222321.258.287.372.6591852911
17Brent Strom307220100000001.500.500.5001.0001000
18Reggie Waller24652302072555112724602142.266.330.440.77091002
19Tom Wiedenbauer20141596554681473143641283374.265.314.352.666195630
19 Players22.9143519546257021280223351386487340433554.277.340.430.770198736564538
* - 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
1Ricardo Aponte2333.5003.8325000347.04324204315311011.5748.
2Rod Boxberger2167.4624.802121310122.01278965129215040111.7959.
3Alberto Cajide2302.0006.955300022.02618172150111831.86410.
4Pete Ladd2261.8572.6313421441.02413123230314021.1465.
5Del Leatherwood*241511.5773.0728261540202.018082697103195101141.4018.
6Stan Leland2012.3334.065510031.03017143140130011.4198.
7Jim MacDonald2033.5004.66101020058.06533304180300031.43110.
8Ron Meridith*22911.4504.292623831149.0150757114783636041.5309.
9Dennis Miscik*2582.8003.50131331090.09040357420440071.4679.
10Frederick Morris*2331.7505.0032100245.04825254255290041.6229.
11Steven Quealey22101.0002.25211008.062214071011.2506.
12Bert Roberge2442.6671.0012331154.032763101470110.7785.
13Billy Smith24149.6092.6427261920201.018777596684763291.2698.
14Brent Strom*3033.5003.647741047.03922197190240031.2347.
15Thad Troedson2282.8002.8135000464.05723202352251181.4388.
15 Players23.08459.5873.53143143826115151183.0110454746479577225763113721.4218.
* - 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


Alan Knicely9444651153.9715.2916
Greg Dahl401542123.9894.389
Reggie Baldwin1237910.9793.831


George Gross1291242656110.99510.13
Jeff Smith139310212.9817.92
Joe Pittman220011.0001.00
Reggie Baldwin160021.0006.00
Greg Cypret130001.0003.00


Jim Pankovits912262401168.9775.12
Joe Pittman55131157836.9735.24
Gary Rajsich110001.0001.00
Douglas Stokke135021.0008.00


Philip Klimas1131022742422.9403.33
Joe Pittman312669610.9413.06
Greg Cypret522001.0000.80


Douglas Stokke1401944663085.9574.71
Greg Cypret236031.0004.50
Jim Pankovits1013021.00013.00


Tom Wiedenbauer1413452264.9842.60
Danny Heep1382111263.9741.62
Gary Rajsich66104741.9651.68
Reggie Waller641234001.0001.98
Arvis Harper20271001.0001.40
Scott Loucks36010.8572.00


Thad Troedson3511210.9290.37
Frederick Morris3216011.0000.22
Del Leatherwood281426011.0001.43
Billy Smith2773344.9091.48
Ron Meridith26916021.0000.96
Ricardo Aponte255730.8000.48
Rod Boxberger2182131.9061.38
Pete Ladd132310.8330.38
Dennis Miscik1331311.9411.23
Bert Roberge1249001.0001.08
Jim MacDonald1021310.9381.50
Brent Strom718001.0001.29
Alberto Cajide523001.0001.00
Stan Leland51510.8571.20
Steven Quealey222001.0002.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ricardo Aponte23RR6' 1.0"175Apr 3, 1956El Seibo, DO
Reggie Baldwin24RR6' 1.0"195Aug 19, 1954River Rouge, MI, US
Rod Boxberger21RR6' 1.0"170Aug 22, 1957Santa Ana, CA, US
Alberto Cajide23RR6' 3.0"205Mar 10, 1956La Habana, La Habana, CU
Greg Cypret22RR6' 2.0"180Aug 21, 1956St. Louis, MO, US
Greg Dahl22RR6' 0.0"195Nov 1, 1956
George Gross23RR6' 3.0"180May 15, 1956Summit, NJ, US
Arvis Harper23SR5' 8.0"180May 24, 1956Little Rock, AR, US
Danny Heep21LL5' 11.0"185Jul 3, 1957San Antonio, TX, US
Philip Klimas23RR5' 11.0"175May 20, 1956Chicago, IL, US
Alan Knicely24RR6' 0.0"190May 19, 1955Harrisonburg, VA, US
Pete Ladd22RR6' 3.0"228Jul 17, 1956Portland, ME, US
Del Leatherwood24RL6' 1.0"185Mar 30, 1955Houston, TX, US
Stan Leland20RR6' 4.0"190May 17, 1959Wabash, IN, US
Scott Loucks22RR6' 0.0"178Nov 11, 1956Anchorage, AK, US
Jim MacDonald20RR6' 1.0"185Feb 6, 1959St. Johnsbury, VT, US
Ron Meridith22LL6' 0.0"175Nov 26, 1956San Pedro, CA, US
Dennis Miscik25LL6' 1.0"185Apr 27, 1954Calumet, PA, US
Frederick Morris23LL5' 11.0"180Sep 8, 1955Salem, NJ, US
Jim Pankovits23RR5' 10.0"170Aug 6, 1955Pennington Gap, VA, US
Joe Pittman26RR6' 1.0"180Jan 1, 1953Houston, TX, US
Steven Quealey22R5' 11.0"170Oct 27, 1956
Gary Rajsich24LL6' 2.0"210Oct 28, 1954Youngstown, OH, US
Bert Roberge24RR6' 4.0"190Oct 3, 1954Lewiston, ME, US
Simon Rosario22RR6' 1.0"159May 18, 1957Paraje Clavellina, DO
Billy Smith24RR6' 7.0"200Sep 13, 1954La Marque, TX, US
Jeff Smith23LR6' 0.0"170Nov 20, 1955Wilmington, NC, US
Douglas Stokke23RR6' 0.0"188Mar 22, 1956Milwaukee, WI, US
Brent Strom30RL6' 3.0"189Oct 14, 1948San Diego, CA, US
Thad Troedson22RR6' 3.0"208Jul 9, 1956San Jose, CA, US
Reggie Waller24RR6' 3.0"195Apr 6, 1955
Tom Wiedenbauer20RR6' 1.0"180Nov 5, 1958Menomonee, WI, US

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