1979 Chicago Cubs Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 80-82
Finished 5th in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,656,343, Avg. 21,794
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Manager: Herman Franks (78-77)
Manager: Joey Amalfitano (2-5)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1979 Chicago Cubs Roster
1979 Chicago Cubs Results

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 1979 season with a record of 80 wins and 82 losses, finishing fifth in the NL's East Division.

The Cubs plated 706 runs and conceded 707 runs. Dave Kingman walloped 48 home runs for Chicago, while Jerry Martin and Barry Foote added 20 or more as well. Dave Kingman drove in 115 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .288 average. Rick Reuschel led the team with 18 wins, and Dennis Lamp recorded a 3.50 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Herman Franks and Joey Amalfitano 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
Rick Reuschel1812.6003.6236360510239.0251104961675812510051021
Lynn McGlothen1314.4814.1242296612212.02361039727558147311906
Dick Tidrow115.6882.7263027004102.78635315421168203425
Dennis Lamp1110.5243.5038323610200.322396781446986501843
Mike Krukow99.5004.2128280000164.71728477138112119315722
Bruce Sutter66.5002.22620560037101.36729253325110009403
Ken Holtzman69.4004.5923200320117.713370601553744606529
Willie Hernandez44.5005.015121900079.08550448391253413359
Donnie Moore14.2005.183911200173.0954642825743203330
Bill Caudill17.1254.802912600090.089574816415104423402
Dave Geisel000.6070300015.01011041510058
Ray Burris006.23140300021.723171501511410098
Doug Capilla01.0002.60131700017.314651701000177
George Riley01.0005.5441000013.01698161520059
Totals8082.4943.90449162142205441446.7150070762712752187933435406232

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
Ivan de Jesus16071663692180261055224205982.283.345.379.724241921721
Bill Buckner149628591721683471466943028.284.319.437.756258162146
Dave Kingman14558953297153195481154245131.288.343.613.95632674087
Steve Ontiveros15259051958148282457015868.285.362.370.732192197157
Jerry Martin150579534741453431973243885.272.321.453.774242133043
Barry Foote132469429471092601656523449.254.316.427.742183125017
Scot Thompson12836834636100135229431737.289.322.373.69412981131
Ted Sizemore983743303682170224333225.248.319.318.63710583727
Larry Biittner1112952723579133350112123.290.339.393.732107100021
Mike Vail87195179286082735021427.335.379.520.8999340021
Bobby Murcer58231190224941722233620.258.374.400.7747631132
Steve Dillard89190166314761524101724.283.351.422.7737041514
Mick Kelleher731601421436410102079.254.296.296.5924242810
Tim Blackwell6315912282031012003225.164.338.205.5422531221
Ken Henderson62978111192028001516.235.361.333.6942711001
Mike Krukow28625141620180008.314.327.412.7392102720
Lynn McGlothen427671616300300110.225.236.268.5041950400
Rick Reuschel389179813210601726.165.233.215.4481700500
Miguel Dilone4338361411000115525.306.342.306.6481100000
Ken Holtzman24454321030010029.233.267.302.5691300000
Steve Macko1944402910030048.225.295.250.5451000000
Dennis Lamp3867582910010029.155.183.172.3561000700
Bruce Sutter6215120300031015.250.308.250.558300200
Willie Hernandez52980210010005.250.250.375.625300100
Dick Tidrow6313100200010012.200.273.200.473200200
Gene Clines1010100200000001.200.200.200.400200000
Sam Mejias3114114200000025.182.308.182.490200100
Donnie Moore3913130201010005.154.154.308.462400000
Bruce Kimm911110100000100.091.091.091.182100000
Bill Caudill29211701000000010.059.059.059.118100400
Steve Davis3440000010000.000.000.000.000000000
Ray Burris14211000000010.000.500.000.500000000
Kurt Seibert7222000000001.000.000.000.000000000
George Riley4320000000002.000.000.000.000000100
Karl Pagel1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Dave Geisel7110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Doug Capilla13000000000000000000
Totals2233618255507061494250431356637352478762.269.329.403.731223512635774249


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Bill Buckner1B1401401217.012581247118.9951.2209.8710000
Larry Biittner1B3222221.723620224.9921.3948.0000000
Steve Ontiveros1B108.071011.0009.0008.0000000
Ted Sizemore2B9696808.72303121568.9736.0325.6460000
Steve Dillard2B6040388.3111132331.9885.6324.0500000
Mick Kelleher2B2919180.75284316.9786.7754.6900000
Steve Macko2B10765.01821041.0005.4003.9000000
Kurt Seibert2B102.020001.0009.0002.0000000
Steve Davis2B202.001001.0004.500.5000000
Steve Ontiveros3B1421401213.3982682327.9412.7152.5770000
Mick Kelleher3B3218172.7174024.9662.9711.7810000
Steve Macko3B4326.0312001.0005.1923.7500000
Steve Dillard3B9022.03611.9003.6821.0000000
Steve Davis3B1110.002001.0001.8002.0000000
Mike Vail3B202.701001.0003.375.5000000
Barry FooteC1291201030.371363179.9796.7786.01630794837.8
Tim BlackwellC6340385.02452873.9756.3824.33340401831.0
Bruce KimmC9231.330110.9698.9043.444104120.0
Jerry MartinOF1441351195.02971164.9812.3202.1390000
Dave KingmanOF1391391166.324011123.9541.9371.8060000
Scot ThompsonOF10074700.0161753.9712.1601.6800000
Bobby MurcerOF5453454.71104001.0002.2572.1110000
Larry BiittnerOF4436299.746340.9251.4721.1140000
Mike VailOF3935287.751320.9641.6891.3850000
Ken HendersonOF237102.319010.9501.671.8260000
Miguel DiloneOF22794.3270001.0002.5761.2270000
Sam MejiasOF23040.07010.8751.575.3040000
Rick ReuschelP3636239.0274939.9622.8622.1110000
Lynn McGlothenP4229212.01515001.0001.274.7140000
Dennis LampP3832200.3174533.9542.7851.6320000
Mike KrukowP2828164.71112031.0001.257.8210000
Ken HoltzmanP2320117.781110.9501.453.8260000
Dick TidrowP630102.7720011.0002.367.4290000
Bruce SutterP620101.391530.8892.132.3870000
Bill CaudillP291290.0511011.0001.600.5520000
Willie HernandezP51279.041110.9381.709.2940000
Donnie MooreP39173.061520.9132.589.5380000
Ray BurrisP14021.734001.0002.908.5000000
Doug CapillaP13117.30510.8332.596.3850000
Dave GeiselP7015.020001.0001.200.2860000
George RileyP4113.013001.0002.7691.0000000
Ivan de JesusSS1601561383.72355073297.9594.8264.6380000
Mick KelleherSS14663.092414.9714.7142.3570000
Totals1973145813020.043401902159434.9754.3153.164801236735.3




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