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1979 Cleveland Indians Statistics

American League (AL)
Team Record: 81-80
Finished 6th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,011,744, Avg. 13,672
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Manager: Jeff Torborg (43-52)
Manager: Dave Garcia (38-28)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1979 Cleveland Indians Roster
1979 Cleveland Indians Results

The Cleveland Indians of the American League ended the 1979 season with a record of 81 wins and 80 losses, finishing sixth in the AL's East Division.

The Indians scored 760 runs and yielded 805 runs. Andre Thornton led Cleveland with 26 home runs, while Cliff Johnson, Gary Alexander, Bobby Bonds and Toby Harrah each walloped 20 or more as well. Andre Thornton accounted for 93 RBI. Toby Harrah paced all regular batters by hitting .279. Rick Waits topped the team with 16 wins, and Rick Wise added 15 or more victories as well Sid Monge earned a 2.40 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jeff Torborg and Dave Garcia 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 Waits1613.5524.4434340830231.02301231142691191405982
Rick Wise1510.6003.7334340920231.72291119624689108102979
Sid Monge1210.5452.40760530019131.09637359648108129542
Dan Spillner95.6434.62491314301157.715382811664497305680
Mike Paxton88.5005.9233241300159.72101181051452170213733
Len Barker66.5004.9229193200137.314679756701932010609
Wayne Garland410.2865.231814120094.712070551134240303431
David Clyde34.4295.9198110045.7503330713017104195
Victor Cruz39.2504.2361048001078.77041371044463121343
Paul Reuschel21.6677.94171500145.3734340711022000212
Eric Wilkins24.3334.391614000069.7774134438152401316
Don Hood101.0003.68130300122.013991141710192
Sandy Wihtol003.3850000010.71044030600045
Larry Andersen007.5680400016.7251414340700077
Totals8180.5034.58402161133285321431.7150280572913857032781235446236

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
Bobby Bonds146631538931482412585342374135.275.367.463.83024998474
Toby Harrah1496355279914725120772098960.279.389.444.83323488742
Rick Manning144632560671451223513085548.259.323.304.626170131973
Duane Kuiper1405284794612295039493727.255.313.294.608141144807
Andre Thornton143617515891203112693549093.233.347.449.79623184172
Mike Hargrove100413338601102141056236340.325.433.500.933169105252
Tom Veryzer149501449419993034253454.220.279.254.5331141041040
Jim Norris124406353508715633015104435.246.328.348.676123120631
Gary Alexander11041535854829215544246100.229.313.391.70414071373
Cliff Johnson7227424037651001861202439.271.343.538.88112965051
Ron Hassey752492232064140432101919.287.339.404.7429080432
Paul Dade441851702248413181261222.282.326.371.6976310121
Ron Pruitt64188166234770221201921.283.355.361.7166050211
Ted Cox78208189174060422341427.212.272.307.5795872211
Dave Rosello59134107202661314101527.243.328.402.7304320930
Dell Alston547462101802112441010.290.384.403.7872500111
Wayne Cage296156613201602516.232.295.321.6171810000
Bo Diaz1535320520010026.156.206.219.425710100
Horace Speed2619146200012157.143.368.143.511200000
Rick Waits34000000000000000000
Sandy Wihtol5000000000000000000
Larry Andersen8000000000000000000
Dan Spillner49000000000000000000
Eric Wilkins16000000000000000000
Paul Reuschel17000000000000000000
Mike Paxton33000000000000000000
Len Barker29000000000000000000
Sid Monge76000000000000000000
David Clyde9000000000000000000
Don Hood13000000000000000000
Victor Cruz61000000000000000000
Wayne Garland18000000000000000000
Rick Wise34000000000000000000
Totals21236205537676013882062913870714390657786.258.340.384.724206612242706031


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Andre Thornton1B1301301147.31089827100.9949.1869.0080000
Mike Hargrove1B2825227.722113123.9969.2508.3570000
Wayne Cage1B7438.7374031.0009.5435.8570000
Ron Hassey1B2218.0230011.00011.50011.5000000
Duane Kuiper2B1401371196.0345380989.9885.4565.1790000
Dave Rosello2B3324230.74084312.9764.8383.7580000
Ted Cox2B405.021001.0005.400.7500000
Toby Harrah3B1271241021.0911601619.9402.2131.9760000
Ted Cox3B5232335.02978411.9642.8752.0580000
Dave Rosello3B14570.021223.8751.8001.0000000
Ron Pruitt3B304.011001.0004.500.6670000
Paul Dade3B201.70000.000.0000000
Gary AlexanderC9186765.740440185.9615.2194.879130802523.8
Ron HasseyC6861520.03452934.9926.4735.50020501725.4
Bo DiazC151198.763631.9586.2944.6001010323.1
Ron PruittC11345.3223011.0004.9632.273006225.0
Cliff JohnsonC102.00000.000.0000000
Rick ManningOF1411401224.0417962.9863.1323.0210000
Bobby BondsOF116115971.7267961.9792.5562.3790000
Jim NorrisOF9375714.0214240.9822.7232.3230000
Mike HargroveOF6561520.7135310.9932.3852.1230000
Paul DadeOF3737316.773431.9632.1882.0810000
Ron PruittOF2927227.743120.9571.7391.5170000
Dell AlstonOF309130.729210.9692.1351.0330000
Ted CoxOF1616128.026220.9331.9691.7500000
Horace SpeedOF16253.714020.8752.348.8750000
Gary AlexanderOF218.00000.000.0000000
Rick WiseP3434231.7235322.9742.9532.2350000
Rick WaitsP3434231.01543021.0002.2601.7060000
Mike PaxtonP3324159.71620031.0002.0291.0910000
Dan SpillnerP4913157.7918001.0001.541.5510000
Len BarkerP2919137.381321.9131.376.7240000
Sid MongeP760131.061732.8851.580.3030000
Wayne GarlandP181494.711830.8641.8061.0560000
Victor CruzP61078.71420.714.572.0820000
Eric WilkinsP161469.741262.7272.0671.0000000
David ClydeP9845.72610.8891.577.8890000
Paul ReuschelP17145.321012.9232.382.7060000
Don HoodP13022.034001.0002.864.5380000
Larry AndersenP8016.704011.0002.160.5000000
Sandy WihtolP5010.722001.0003.375.8000000
Tom VeryzerSS1481461238.02384461890.9744.9734.6220000
Toby HarrahSS3315176.02255311.9633.9382.3330000
Dave RoselloSS11017.712011.0001.528.2730000
Totals1867144912885.042951642134393.9784.1473.1801601464724.4




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