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1979 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1980 1979 1978

1979 National League Standings and Stats

1979 Major League Attendance

EAST
TeamWLPctRRA
Baltimore Orioles10257.642757582 
Milwaukee Brewers9566.590807722 
Boston Red Sox9169.569841711 
New York Yankees8971.556734672 
Detroit Tigers8576.528770738 
Cleveland Indians8180.503760805 
Toronto Blue Jays53109.327613862 
WEST
TeamWLPctRRA
California Angels8874.543866768 
Kansas City Royals8577.525851816 
Texas Rangers8379.512750698 
Minnesota Twins8280.506764725 
Chicago White Sox7387.456730748 
Seattle Mariners6795.414711820 
Oakland Athletics54108.333573860 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
ALCSBaltimore Orioles (3)California Angels (1)
WSPittsburgh Pirates (4)Baltimore Orioles (3)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
California Angels5550866156324243164843589010053.282.351.429.780
Kansas City Royals5653851159628679116675528020776.282.344.422.766
Boston Red Sox553884115673103419470851206043.283.344.456.800
Milwaukee Brewers5536807155229141185745549010053.280.345.448.793
Detroit Tigers5375770144622135164814575017686.269.340.415.754
Minnesota Twins554476415442564611269352606645.278.341.402.743
Cleveland Indians5376760138820629138786657014390.258.339.384.723
Baltimore Orioles537175714012582418184760809949.261.336.419.755
Texas Rangers556275015492522614060746107951.278.334.409.742
New York Yankees542173414432264015059050906546.266.329.406.735
Chicago White Sox546373015052903312766845409762.275.331.410.741
Seattle Mariners5544711149025052132725515012652.269.331.404.735
Toronto Blue Jays54236131362253349566344807556.251.308.363.671
Oakland Athletics5348573127618832108751482010469.239.302.346.648

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Baltimore Orioles3.26102577865212301279582519133467
New York Yankees3.8389717314310371446672609123455
Texas Rangers3.8683797732610421371698616135532
Boston Red Sox4.0391697314711291487711641133463
Milwaukee Brewers4.0395665806112231563722644162381
Chicago White Sox4.107387675289371365748642114618
Minnesota Twins4.138280721316331590725663128452
Detroit Tigers4.278576802255371429738675167547
California Angels4.348874820469331463768692131573
Kansas City Royals4.458577640427271477816716165536
Cleveland Indians4.578180781287321502805727138570
Seattle Mariners4.586795736377261567820732165571
Oakland Athletics4.7554108726414201606860754147654
Toronto Blue Jays4.8253109613447111537862759165594

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Fred Lynn - BOS.333
2.George Brett - KCA.329
3.Brian Downing - CAL.326
4.Jim Rice - BOS.325
5.Al Oliver - TEX.323
6.Paul Molitor - ML4.322
7.Sixto Lezcano - ML4.321
8.Steve Kemp - DET.318
9.Chet Lemon - CHA.318
10.Bruce Bochte - SEA.316
On Base Percent.
1.Fred Lynn - BOS.423
2.Darrell Porter - KCA.421
3.Brian Downing - CAL.418
4.Sixto Lezcano - ML4.414
5.Ken Singleton - BAL.405
6.Steve Kemp - DET.398
7.Lou Whitaker - DET.395
8.Chet Lemon - CHA.391
9.Toby Harrah - CLE.389
10.Bruce Bochte - SEA.385
Slugging Percent.
1.Fred Lynn - BOS.637
2.Jim Rice - BOS.596
3.Sixto Lezcano - ML4.573
4.George Brett - KCA.563
5.Reggie Jackson - NYA.544
6.Steve Kemp - DET.543
7.Gorman Thomas - ML4.539
8.Bobby Grich - CAL.537
9.Ken Singleton - BAL.533
10.Don Baylor - CAL.530
OPS
1.Fred Lynn - BOS1.059
2.Sixto Lezcano - ML4.987
3.Jim Rice - BOS.977
4.Steve Kemp - DET.941
5.George Brett - KCA.939
6.Ken Singleton - BAL.938
7.Reggie Jackson - NYA.926
8.Darrell Porter - KCA.905
9.Bobby Grich - CAL.903
10.Don Baylor - CAL.901
Hits
1.George Brett - KCA212
2.Jim Rice - BOS201
3.Buddy Bell - TEX200
4.Carney Lansford - CAL188
Paul Molitor - ML4188
6.Don Baylor - CAL186
7.Willie Wilson - KCA185
8.Cecil Cooper - ML4182
9.Ron LeFlore - DET180
Willie Horton - SEA180
Runs
1.Don Baylor - CAL120
2.George Brett - KCA119
3.Jim Rice - BOS117
4.Fred Lynn - BOS116
5.Carney Lansford - CAL114
6.Willie Wilson - KCA113
7.Ron LeFlore - DET110
8.Ruppert Jones - SEA109
9.Darrell Porter - KCA101
10.Amos Otis - KCA100
Dan Ford - CAL100
Home Runs
1.Gorman Thomas - ML445
2.Jim Rice - BOS39
Fred Lynn - BOS39
4.Don Baylor - CAL36
5.Ken Singleton - BAL35
6.Bobby Grich - CAL30
7.Willie Horton - SEA29
Reggie Jackson - NYA29
Ben Oglivie - ML429
10.Butch Hobson - BOS28
Sixto Lezcano - ML428
Runs Batted In
1.Don Baylor - CAL139
2.Jim Rice - BOS130
3.Gorman Thomas - ML4123
4.Fred Lynn - BOS122
5.Darrell Porter - KCA112
6.Ken Singleton - BAL111
7.George Brett - KCA107
8.Cecil Cooper - ML4106
Willie Horton - SEA106
10.Steve Kemp - DET105
Doubles
1.Cecil Cooper - ML444
Chet Lemon - CHA44
3.Fred Lynn - BOS42
Buddy Bell - TEX42
George Brett - KCA42
6.Ron Jackson - MIN40
7.Jim Rice - BOS39
8.Bruce Bochte - SEA38
9.Rick Bosetti - TOR35
10.Don Baylor - CAL33
Claudell Washington - CHA33
Triples
1.George Brett - KCA20
2.Paul Molitor - ML416
3.Willie Randolph - NYA13
Willie Wilson - KCA13
5.Darrell Porter - KCA10
Ron LeFlore - DET10
Alfredo Griffin - TOR10
8.Ruppert Jones - SEA9
Kiko Garcia - BAL9
10.John Castino - MIN8
Alan Bannister - CHA8
Lou Whitaker - DET8
Games
1.Don Baylor - CAL162
Buddy Bell - TEX162
Rick Bosetti - TOR162
Willie Horton - SEA162
Ruppert Jones - SEA162
Roy Smalley - MIN162
7.Ken Singleton - BAL159
Eddie Murray - BAL159
Ron Jackson - MIN159
10.Jim Rice - BOS158
At-Bats
1.Buddy Bell - TEX670
2.Carney Lansford - CAL654
3.Willie Horton - SEA646
4.George Brett - KCA645
5.Don Baylor - CAL628
6.Rick Burleson - BOS627
7.Alfredo Griffin - TOR624
8.Ruppert Jones - SEA622
9.Roy Smalley - MIN621
10.Jim Rice - BOS619
Rick Bosetti - TOR619
Walks
1.Darrell Porter - KCA121
2.Ken Singleton - BAL109
3.Gorman Thomas - ML498
4.Willie Randolph - NYA95
5.Andre Thornton - CLE90
6.Toby Harrah - CLE89
7.Ruppert Jones - SEA85
8.Dwayne Murphy - OAK84
9.Fred Lynn - BOS82
10.Roy Smalley - MIN80
Strike Outs
1.Gorman Thomas - ML4175
2.Bobby Bonds - CLE135
3.Ken Singleton - BAL118
4.Carney Lansford - CAL115
5.Willie Horton - SEA112
6.Reggie Jackson - NYA107
7.Lance Parrish - DET105
8.Lee May - BAL100
Gary Alexander - CLE100
10.Jim Rice - BOS97
Sac Hits
1.Rob Wilfong - MIN25
2.John Castino - MIN22
3.Nelson Norman - TEX18
4.Alfredo Griffin - TOR16
5.Roy Smalley - MIN15
6.Bump Wills - TEX14
Lou Whitaker - DET14
8.Willie Wilson - KCA13
Bob Randall - MIN13
Bombo Rivera - MIN13
Dwayne Murphy - OAK13
Mario Mendoza - SEA13
Bucky Dent - NYA13
Sac Flies
1.Dan Ford - CAL13
Darrell Porter - KCA13
3.Don Baylor - CAL12
4.Buddy Bell - TEX10
Bruce Bochte - SEA10
Rob Wilfong - MIN10
7.Roy Smalley - MIN9
Jim Essian - OAK9
9.Bucky Dent - NYA8
Rich Dauer - BAL8
Rick Burleson - BOS8
Cecil Cooper - ML48
Lou Piniella - NYA8
Jerry Morales - DET8
Graig Nettles - NYA8
Steve Kemp - DET8
Ken Landreaux - MIN8
Jim Rice - BOS8
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS8
Stolen Bases
1.Willie Wilson - KCA83
2.Ron LeFlore - DET78
3.Julio Cruz - SEA49
4.Al Bumbry - BAL37
5.Bump Wills - TEX35
6.Bobby Bonds - CLE34
7.Ruppert Jones - SEA33
Rickey Henderson - OAK33
Paul Molitor - ML433
Willie Randolph - NYA33
Intent. Walks
1.Ken Singleton - BAL16
2.George Brett - KCA14
3.Ben Oglivie - ML412
4.Jim Spencer - NYA11
Oscar Gamble - TEX11
6.Bobby Grich - CAL10
Cecil Cooper - ML410
Dan Meyer - SEA10
9.Eddie Murray - BAL9
Wayne Gross - OAK9
Hit by Pitch
1.Chet Lemon - CHA13
2.Gary Roenicke - BAL12
3.Don Baylor - CAL11
4.Ron Jackson - MIN9
5.Toby Harrah - CLE8
Bobby Bonds - CLE8
Darrell Porter - KCA8
8.Willie Wilson - KCA7
9.Pat Putnam - TEX6
Bob Bailor - TOR6
Roy Howell - TOR6
Carlton Fisk - BOS6
GIDP
1.Bruce Bochte - SEA27
2.Butch Hobson - BOS23
Lamar Johnson - CHA23
Willie Randolph - NYA23
5.Rico Carty - TOR21
6.Willie Horton - SEA20
7.Ruppert Jones - SEA19
8.Lee May - BAL18
9.Reggie Jackson - NYA17
Dan Ford - CAL17
Brian Downing - CAL17
Rick Bosetti - TOR17
Sal Bando - ML417
Lou Piniella - NYA17
Jeff Newman - OAK17
Jim Sundberg - TEX17
Caught Stealing
1.Bobby Bonds - CLE23
2.Alfredo Griffin - TOR16
Mitchell Page - OAK16
4.Ron LeFlore - DET14
Alan Trammell - DET14
6.Paul Molitor - ML413
7.Ruppert Jones - SEA12
Freddie Patek - KCA12
Willie Randolph - NYA12
Rick Bosetti - TOR12
Al Bumbry - BAL12
Don Baylor - CAL12
Willie Wilson - KCA12

Pitchers
ERA
1.Ron Guidry - NYA2.78
2.Tommy John - NYA2.96
3.Dennis Eckersley - BOS2.99
4.Mike Flanagan - BAL3.08
5.Jack Morris - DET3.28
6.Mike Caldwell - ML43.29
7.Scott McGregor - BAL3.35
8.Jerry Koosman - MIN3.38
9.Ross Baumgarten - CHA3.54
10.Dave Frost - CAL3.57
Geoff Zahn - MIN3.57
Wins
1.Mike Flanagan - BAL23
2.Tommy John - NYA21
3.Jerry Koosman - MIN20
4.Ron Guidry - NYA18
5.Dennis Eckersley - BOS17
Steve Comer - TEX17
Jack Morris - DET17
8.Nolan Ryan - CAL16
Bob Stanley - BOS16
Fergie Jenkins - TEX16
Mike Caldwell - ML416
Dave Frost - CAL16
Mike Torrez - BOS16
Rick Waits - CLE16
Games
1.Mike Marshall - MIN90
2.Sid Monge - CLE76
3.Jim Kern - TEX71
4.Sparky Lyle - TEX67
5.Dave Heaverlo - OAK62
6.Aurelio Lopez - DET61
Victor Cruz - CLE61
8.Al Hrabosky - KCA58
9.Dave LaRoche - CAL53
Dick Drago - BOS53
Strike Outs
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL223
2.Ron Guidry - NYA201
3.Mike Flanagan - BAL190
4.Fergie Jenkins - TEX164
5.Jerry Koosman - MIN157
6.Dennis Eckersley - BOS150
7.Jim Kern - TEX136
8.Dave Goltz - MIN132
Ken Kravec - CHA132
Dennis Martinez - BAL132
Innings
1.Dennis Martinez - BAL292.33
2.Tommy John - NYA276.33
3.Mike Flanagan - BAL265.67
4.Jerry Koosman - MIN263.67
5.Fergie Jenkins - TEX259.00
6.Mike Torrez - BOS252.33
7.Dave Goltz - MIN250.67
8.Ken Kravec - CHA250.00
9.Dennis Eckersley - BOS246.67
10.Steve Comer - TEX242.33
Games Started
1.Dennis Martinez - BAL39
2.Mike Flanagan - BAL38
3.Fergie Jenkins - TEX37
4.Tommy John - NYA36
Jerry Koosman - MIN36
Steve Comer - TEX36
Mike Torrez - BOS36
8.Paul Splittorff - KCA35
Ken Kravec - CHA35
Dave Goltz - MIN35
Games Finished
1.Mike Marshall - MIN84
2.Jim Kern - TEX57
3.Sparky Lyle - TEX53
Sid Monge - CLE53
5.Aurelio Lopez - DET49
6.Victor Cruz - CLE48
7.Don Stanhouse - BAL46
8.Dave Heaverlo - OAK42
9.Tom Buskey - TOR40
10.Mark Clear - CAL37
Dick Drago - BOS37
Al Hrabosky - KCA37
Complete Games
1.Dennis Martinez - BAL18
2.Tommy John - NYA17
Dennis Eckersley - BOS17
Nolan Ryan - CAL17
5.Lary Sorensen - ML416
Mike Flanagan - BAL16
Mike Caldwell - ML416
8.Ron Guidry - NYA15
9.Rick Langford - OAK14
10.Mike Parrott - SEA13
Saves
1.Mike Marshall - MIN32
2.Jim Kern - TEX29
3.Aurelio Lopez - DET21
Don Stanhouse - BAL21
5.Sid Monge - CLE19
6.Rich Gossage - NYA18
7.Mark Clear - CAL14
Ed Farmer - CHA14
Byron McLaughlin - SEA14
10.Sparky Lyle - TEX13
Dick Drago - BOS13
Shutouts
1.Mike Flanagan - BAL5
Dennis Leonard - KCA5
Nolan Ryan - CAL5
4.Bob Stanley - BOS4
Mike Caldwell - ML44
6.Ross Baumgarten - CHA3
Dennis Martinez - BAL3
Fergie Jenkins - TEX3
Tommy John - NYA3
Ken Kravec - CHA3
Dave Lemanczyk - TOR3
Jim Slaton - ML43
Rick Waits - CLE3
HR Allowed
1.Fergie Jenkins - TEX40
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA33
Bill Travers - ML433
4.Steve Stone - BAL31
5.Lary Sorensen - ML430
6.Dennis Eckersley - BOS29
Larry Gura - KCA29
8.Dennis Martinez - BAL28
9.Moose Haas - ML426
Rick Waits - CLE26
Hits Allowed
1.Dave Goltz - MIN282
2.Dennis Martinez - BAL279
3.Jerry Koosman - MIN268
Tommy John - NYA268
5.Mike Torrez - BOS254
6.Fergie Jenkins - TEX252
Mike Caldwell - ML4252
8.Lary Sorensen - ML4250
Bob Stanley - BOS250
10.Paul Splittorff - KCA248
Walks
1.Mike Torrez - BOS121
2.Nolan Ryan - CAL114
3.Ken Kravec - CHA111
4.Rich Wortham - CHA100
5.Rich Gale - KCA99
6.Tom Underwood - TOR95
7.Mike Norris - OAK94
8.Rick Waits - CLE91
9.Mike Parrott - SEA86
10.Steve Comer - TEX84
Earned Runs
1.Mike Torrez - BOS126
2.Dennis Martinez - BAL119
3.Fergie Jenkins - TEX117
4.Dave Goltz - MIN116
Larry Gura - KCA116
6.Rich Gale - KCA114
Rick Waits - CLE114
8.Paul Splittorff - KCA113
9.Rich Wortham - CHA111
Phil Huffman - TOR111
Losses
1.Phil Huffman - TOR18
2.Matt Keough - OAK17
Paul Splittorff - KCA17
4.Tom Underwood - TOR16
Rick Langford - OAK16
Dennis Martinez - BAL16
7.Mike Marshall - MIN15
Floyd Bannister - SEA15
9.Fergie Jenkins - TEX14
Nolan Ryan - CAL14
Lary Sorensen - ML414
Rich Wortham - CHA14
Wild Pitches
1.Rick Langford - OAK16
2.Rich Wortham - CHA14
3.Matt Keough - OAK13
4.Dave Lemanczyk - TOR11
Tommy John - NYA11
Tom Underwood - TOR11
7.Darrell Jackson - MIN10
Len Barker - CLE10
Brian Kingman - OAK10
Byron McLaughlin - SEA10
Mike Norris - OAK10
Hit Batters
1.Ken Kravec - CHA14
2.Milt Wilcox - DET11
3.Steve McCatty - OAK10
4.Mike Norris - OAK9
Tom Underwood - TOR9
6.Balor Moore - TOR8
Steve Comer - TEX8
8.Jack Billingham - DET7
Matt Keough - OAK7
Larry Gura - KCA7
Balks
1.Roger Erickson - MIN4
2.Phil Huffman - TOR3
Rich Wortham - CHA3
4.Mike Torrez - BOS2
Victor Cruz - CLE2
Dennis Martinez - BAL2
Sid Monge - CLE2
Steve Baker - DET2
9.Jim Barr - CAL1
Francisco Barrios - CHA1
Ross Baumgarten - CHA1
Ralph Botting - CAL1
Mark Clear - CAL1
Reggie Cleveland - ML41
Dave Freisleben - TOR1
Jerry Garvin - TOR1
Larry Gura - KCA1
Dave Heaverlo - OAK1
Guy Hoffman - CHA1
Rick Honeycutt - SEA1
Tommy John - NYA1
John Henry Johnson - TEX1
Jerry Koosman - MIN1
Ken Kravec - CHA1
Rick Langford - OAK1
Dave LaRoche - CAL1
Mike Marshall - MIN1
Balor Moore - TOR1
Jack Morris - DET1
Mike Norris - OAK1
Batters Faced
1.Dennis Martinez - BAL1206
2.Tommy John - NYA1116
3.Mike Torrez - BOS1109
4.Jerry Koosman - MIN1101
5.Fergie Jenkins - TEX1089
6.Mike Flanagan - BAL1085
7.Dave Goltz - MIN1061
8.Ken Kravec - CHA1041
9.Paul Splittorff - KCA1026
10.Steve Comer - TEX1021


Awards
Cy Young - Mike Flanagan
Gold Glove - Buddy Bell
Gold Glove - Rick Burleson
Gold Glove - Cecil Cooper
Gold Glove - Dwight Evans
Gold Glove - Sixto Lezcano
Gold Glove - Fred Lynn
Gold Glove - Jim Palmer
Gold Glove - Jim Sundberg
Gold Glove - Frank White
MVP - Don Baylor
Rolaids Relief Man - Jim Kern
Rookie of the Year - John Castino
Rookie of the Year - Alfredo Griffin
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Mike Flanagan
TSN Comeback POY - Willie Horton

AL All Stars
Don Baylor
Bruce Bochte
George Brett
Rick Burleson
Rod Carew
Mark Clear
Cecil Cooper
Brian Downing
Bobby Grich
Ron Guidry
Reggie Jackson
Tommy John
Steve Kemp
Jim Kern
Dave Lemanczyk
Chet Lemon
Fred Lynn
Sid Monge
Graig Nettles
Jeff Newman
Darrell Porter
Jim Rice
Nolan Ryan
Ken Singleton
Roy Smalley
Don Stanhouse
Bob Stanley
Frank White
Carl Yastrzemski

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