1979 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1979 Season


1978 / 1980

Top Hitter


Fred
Lynn

Top Pitcher


Phil
Niekro

1979 World Series








Defeated
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All-1979 Team



rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
BOS
6.3
7.1
0.0
KCR
6.3
4.4
2.5
CIN
5.1
4.9
0.9
HOU
4.6
3.7
1.8
DET
4.2
5.1
-0.3
CHC
4.1
5.6
-0.8
Center Field Tm
BOS
8.8
7.9
0.9
CHW
5.8
4.8
1.0
PHI
5.0
2.2
2.9
NYM
4.9
5.8
-0.7
MIL
4.8
4.9
-0.1
KCR
3.6
4.2
-0.7

Right Field Tm
SDP
8.3
7.7
1.4
PIT
6.7
7.2
0.3
MIL
5.6
6.7
-0.6
BAL
5.3
6.3
-0.4
NYM
4.4
3.7
1.6
ATL
4.3
5.1
0.1
Shortstop Tm
CIN
4.9
3.3
0.7
MIN
4.3
3.4
-0.2
STL
4.3
3.4
0.0
BOS
3.8
0.8
1.9
MIL
3.1
1.3
0.8
CHW
2.8
1.3
0.6
Second Base Tm
CAL
5.9
5.4
-0.0
MIL
5.6
4.8
0.4
NYY
5.2
2.9
1.8
LAD
4.7
6.0
-1.7
DET
4.5
3.2
0.9
PIT
4.0
3.0
0.6
Third Base Tm
KCR
8.6
6.6
1.6
PHI
7.9
6.8
0.9
TEX
6.9
3.2
3.1
LAD
5.1
4.8
0.1
MON
4.6
5.4
-1.0
CAL
3.7
3.5
-0.2
First Base Tm
STL
7.6
7.2
1.5
BAL
4.9
5.0
0.8
SEA
3.7
4.8
-0.3
MIL
3.7
4.8
-0.3
PHI
3.1
5.1
-1.0
MULT
2.9
3.7
-0.0
 
Catcher Tm
KCR
7.6
5.9
0.9
MON
6.0
3.3
1.8
SDP
5.9
5.3
0.6
CAL
5.6
5.7
-0.8
CIN
5.6
3.6
1.2
MIN
4.4
1.7
1.7
Designated Hitter Tm
BOS
2.3
2.3
1.0
TEX
2.2
2.2
0.4
NYY
2.1
2.9
0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
ATL
342.0
8.0
7.6
0.3
BOS
246.2
7.3
7.3
-0.0
MIN
263.2
7.2
7.2
-0.0
NYY
236.1
6.5
6.5
-0.0
CHC
239.0
5.9
5.7
0.2
DET
197.2
5.9
5.8
-0.0
NYY
276.1
5.5
5.5
-0.0
HOU
292.1
5.4
5.6
-0.3
SEA
229.1
5.1
5.1
-0.0
MIL
235.0
4.9
4.8
-0.0
CAL
239.1
4.6
4.6
-0.0
NYM
251.1
4.5
4.6
-0.1
LAD
242.0
4.3
3.6
0.6
CHW
250.0
4.2
4.2
-0.0
CLE
231.2
4.2
4.2
-0.0
MIN
250.2
4.1
4.1
-0.0
Relief Pitcher Tm
TEX
143.0
6.2
6.2
-0.0
CLE
131.0
5.7
5.6
-0.0
DET
127.0
5.4
5.3
-0.0
CHC
101.1
5.2
4.9
0.2
MIN
142.2
4.5
4.5
-0.0
HOU
91.1
3.5
3.2
0.3
PIT
134.1
3.3
3.3
0.0
MON
96.2
3.1
3.1
-0.0
SFG
96.2
2.9
2.7
0.1
STL
82.1
2.8
2.9
-0.1
BOS
89.0
2.4
2.4
-0.0
MIN
108.1
2.4
2.3
-0.0
NYY
85.1
2.2
2.2
-0.0
NYM
42.1
2.2
2.2
-0.1
BAL
58.0
2.2
2.2
-0.0
SEA
123.2
2.2
2.2
-0.0

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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James