1979 Atlanta Braves Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 66-94
Finished 6th in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 768,737, Avg. 10,250
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Manager: Bobby Cox (66-94)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1979 Atlanta Braves Roster
1979 Atlanta Braves Results

The Atlanta Braves of the National League ended the 1979 season with a record of 66 wins and 94 losses, finishing sixth in the NL's West Division.

The Braves tallied 669 runs and surrendered 763 runs, most in the league. Bob Horner walloped 33 home runs for Atlanta, while Gary Matthews and Dale Murphy swatted 20 or more as well. Bob Horner drove in 98 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .314. Phil Niekro led the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 3.39 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Bobby Cox coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Phil Niekro2120.5123.39444402310342.0311160129411138208114181436
Rick Matula810.4444.1528280100171.319390791464967313754
Eddie Solomon714.3334.2131301400186.018498871951496602792
Tony Brizzolara69.4005.2820190200107.31337063633164305487
Gene Garber616.2734.33680550025106.012166511024956500461
Joey McLaughlin53.6252.483701300569.0542319334440100285
Mickey Mahler511.3135.8526181100100.012372651147771314470
Larry McWilliams32.6005.561313010066.3694141422232402287
Larry Bradford101.0000.95210900219.0115201011112280
Preston Hanna11.5002.9664100024.327118115115001112
Bo McLaughlin11.5004.893711200049.7633327216645201230
Adrian Devine12.3333.244001000066.7842824825522212302
Craig Skok13.2503.984401900254.3582624717230302232
Rick Mahler006.14150500022.0281615411212011101
Frank LaCorte007.566020008.3977251600238
Jamie Easterly0013.504000002.7764030300018
Tommy Boggs02.0006.3933000012.721119040110064
Totals6694.4134.18443160128321341407.71496763654132494627794510456149

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Gary Matthews1566956319719234527901866075.304.363.502.86531760135
Jerry Royster1546766011031642563513586259.273.337.349.68721080670
Bob Horner121515487661531513398022274.314.346.552.89826993036
Pepe Frias14051047541123184144322036.259.290.320.6101521321035
Dale Murphy10442938453106722157613867.276.340.469.809180122055
Barry Bonnell12741237547972031245872655.259.311.424.735159103712
Jeff Burroughs11647539749891411147227375.224.347.348.695138143027
Glenn Hubbard973573253475120329062743.231.290.295.5869631222
Rowland Office1243072773569142237542733.249.320.336.6569352102
Joe Nolan89261230285793421132728.248.333.365.6998453013
Mike Lum111242217275460627021834.249.304.359.6637870521
Bruce Benedict762412041446110015133318.225.331.279.6105740223
Eddie Miller2712311312351005152524.310.350.319.6693612301
Charlie Spikes661009312268032100530.280.310.462.7724330021
Phil Niekro4413412310246001200119.195.213.244.4573012710
Darrel Chaney63137117151950010211934.162.277.205.4832420012
Eddie Solomon326864313300400116.203.215.250.4651610300
Biff Pocoroba28463861240041170.316.422.421.8431620101
Larry Whisenton1341373921011033.243.300.351.6511310100
Larry McWilliams13282445200100114.208.231.292.522700210
Rick Matula28605315000000123.094.111.094.205520600
Gene Garber6815100300010034.300.462.300.762300200
Mickey Mahler2629270310030015.111.143.148.291410100
Joey McLaughlin3711110210000004.182.182.273.455310000
Mike Macha614132200010015.154.214.154.368200000
Bob Beall1719151220010034.133.263.267.530400010
Rick Mahler15220100000000.500.500.5001.000100000
Tommy Boggs3441100000001.250.250.250.500100000
Brian Asselstine811101100000012.100.182.100.282110001
Tony Brizzolara20393511000100214.029.079.029.108100110
Preston Hanna6761000000015.000.143.000.143000000
Larry Bradford21110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Craig Skok44430000000012.000.250.000.250000000
Frank LaCorte6110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Bo McLaughlin37650000000002.000.000.000.000000100
Jim Wessinger10872000000014.000.125.000.125000000
Adrian Devine40770000000005.000.000.000.000000000
Jamie Easterly4000000000000000000
Totals2097603554226691389220281266269850490818.256.318.377.695204311223623847


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Dale Murphy1B7675657.3685421561.9809.9549.5660000
Mike Lum1B5142378.041430136.9981.5718.7060000
Bob Horner1B4542360.341424732.9841.9409.7330000
Bob Beall1B3112.091001.0007.5003.3330000
Glenn Hubbard2B9187767.71932681557.9685.4055.0660000
Jerry Royster2B7770605.0170224750.9835.8615.1170000
Darrel Chaney2B5222.025011.0002.8641.4000000
Jim Wessinger2B2113.02310.8333.4622.5000000
Bob Horner3B8278683.7561431511.9302.6202.4270000
Jerry Royster3B8076670.0911811512.9483.6543.4000000
Darrel Chaney3B4329.031010.9294.0343.2500000
Mike Macha3B3324.02830.7693.7503.3330000
Barry Bonnell3B101.010001.0009.0001.0000000
Bruce BenedictC7669586.03443563.9845.8214.98780652225.3
Joe NolanC7458534.03282762.9835.9834.79760751718.5
Dale MurphyC2727236.01271552.9665.4155.25911032615.8
Biff PocorobaC7651.339330.9337.3646.000008327.3
Darrel ChaneyC100.30000.000.00000100.0
Gary MatthewsOF1561561362.72921284.9742.0081.9490000
Jeff BurroughsOF110110899.3175871.9631.8311.6640000
Barry BonnellOF12497892.7220842.9832.2991.8390000
Rowland OfficeOF9764608.0164420.9882.4871.7320000
Eddie MillerOF2727240.079110.9883.0002.9630000
Charlie SpikesOF151298.316030.8421.4641.0670000
Larry WhisentonOF131090.0283001.0003.1002.3850000
Mike LumOF3324.060001.0002.2502.0000000
Brian AsselstineOF118.010001.0001.1251.0000000
Phil NiekroP4444342.0315613.9892.2891.9770000
Eddie SolomonP3130186.0122240.8951.6451.0970000
Rick MatulaP2828171.31523061.0001.9961.3570000
Tony BrizzolaraP2019107.371511.9571.8451.1000000
Gene GarberP680106.0141611.9682.547.4410000
Mickey MahlerP2618100.041311.9441.530.6540000
Joey McLaughlinP37069.04820.8571.565.3240000
Adrian DevineP40066.711241.7651.755.3250000
Larry McWilliamsP131366.321712.9502.5781.4620000
Craig SkokP44054.3010011.0001.656.2270000
Bo McLaughlinP37149.72210.800.725.1080000
Preston HannaP6424.308011.0002.9591.3330000
Rick MahlerP15022.01310.8001.636.2670000
Larry BradfordP21019.00510.8332.368.2380000
Tommy BoggsP3312.703001.0002.1321.0000000
Frank LaCorteP608.30010.000.000.0000000
Jamie EasterlyP402.701001.0003.375.2500000
Pepe FriasSS1371361162.72294323279.9545.1174.8250000
Darrel ChaneySS3924245.04080715.9454.4083.0770000
Totals1870144012669.042231781183385.9704.2653.2112501814821.0




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