1979 Butte Copper Kings Roster

Pioneer League (PL) - Class: R
Team Record: 32-34
3rd in the PL's South Division
Manager: Ken Richardson (0-0), Tom Gamboa (0-0)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Butte, Montana
Ballpark: Alumni Stadium
Attendance: 28,398, Avg. 861
1979 Butte Copper Kings Statistics

The Butte Copper Kings of the Pioneer League ended the 1979 season with a record of 32 wins and 34 losses, third in the league's South Division. The team scored 477 runs, while allowing 430 runs. Ken Richardson and Tom Gamboa served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Raymond AlonzoLL6'1"200
Luis MatiasR6'0"170
John MaxsonRR6'5"205
Damion McClendonLL6'0"179
Karl McKayRRJune 4, 19616'2"180
Brian MeadowsR6'6"200
Randy MeyerR6'2"195
David MorrisRSeptember 3, 19626'2"202
Vincent PoneRR6'1"200
George RobinsRR6'0"180
Bill SchroederRRSeptember 7, 19586'2"200Baltimore, MD US
David ThomasR6'4"185
Joseph TkacL6'0"180
Jesse VasquezRDecember 18, 19616'1"175Santa Ana, Sonora MX
Alan WalkerRLJune 14, 19606'2"185Gettysburg, PA US
Ronald WallingL5'11"175
Stan LeviLLMarch 11, 19595'10"160
Ron KoenigsfeldRRFebruary 21, 19585'11"187
Andy BeeneRROctober 13, 19566'3"205Freeport, TX US
Bengie BiggusR6'1"185
Steven ChristisonR6'4"185
Gregory CicotteR6'4"190
Gregory DeHartRR6'1"170
Jorge DeJesusLR5'10"170
Michael DonovanR6'3"190
Lance EdigerRR6'2"165
Melvin FreemanRR5'11"185
Francis GallowayR6'3"185
Daniel GilmartinRR6'1"170
David GrierR6'0"175
Jon HansenRR6'3"190
Mark HigginsRR6'4"205
Kurt KingsolverRRSeptember 25, 19585'11"175
Porter WyattSR6'0"162

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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