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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
KCA
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
MULT
4.1
4.4
0.3
Center Field Tm
BOS
8.8
7.9
0.9
CHA
5.8
4.8
1.0
PHI
5.0
2.2
2.9
NYN
4.9
5.8
-0.7
ML4
4.8
4.9
-0.1
KCA
3.6
4.2
-0.7

Right Field Tm
SDN
8.3
7.7
1.4
PIT
6.7
7.2
0.3
ML4
5.6
6.7
-0.6
BAL
5.3
6.3
-0.4
NYN
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
SLN
4.3
3.4
0.0
BOS
3.8
0.8
1.9
ML4
3.1
1.3
0.8
CHA
2.8
1.3
0.6
Second Base Tm
CAL
5.9
5.4
-0.0
ML4
5.6
4.8
0.4
NYA
5.2
2.9
1.8
LAN
4.7
6.0
-1.7
DET
4.5
3.2
0.9
PIT
4.0
3.0
0.6
Third Base Tm
KCA
8.6
6.6
1.6
PHI
7.9
6.8
0.9
TEX
6.9
3.2
3.1
LAN
5.1
4.8
0.1
MON
4.6
5.4
-1.0
CAL
3.7
3.5
-0.2
First Base Tm
SLN
7.6
7.2
1.5
BAL
4.9
5.0
0.8
SEA
3.7
4.8
-0.3
ML4
3.7
4.8
-0.3
PHI
3.1
5.1
-1.0
MULT
2.9
3.7
-0.0
 
Catcher Tm
KCA
7.6
5.9
0.9
MON
5.9
3.3
1.8
SDN
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
NYA
2.1
2.9
0.0
KCA
1.5
2.4
-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
NYA
236.1
6.5
6.5
-0.0
CHN
239.0
5.9
5.7
0.2
DET
197.2
5.9
5.8
-0.0
NYA
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
ML4
235.0
4.9
4.8
-0.0
CAL
239.1
4.6
4.6
-0.0
NYN
251.1
4.5
4.6
-0.1
LAN
242.0
4.3
3.6
0.6
CHA
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
CHN
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
SFN
96.2
2.9
2.7
0.1
SLN
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
BAL
58.0
2.2
2.2
-0.0
NYA
85.1
2.2
2.2
-0.0
SEA
123.2
2.2
2.2
-0.0
NYN
42.1
2.2
2.2
-0.1
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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