1979 Holyoke Millers Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 63-76
Finished 5th in the EL
Manager: George Farson (63-76)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Ballpark: MacKenzie Stadium
Attendance: 50,207, Avg. 722
1979 Holyoke Millers Statistics

The Holyoke Millers of the Eastern League ended the 1979 season with a record of 63 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the EL.

The Millers scored 601 runs and allowed 692 runs. Bill Foley and Don Whiting led Holyoke with 18 home runs apiece., while Robert Schuster and Larry Rush walloped 20 or more, too. Don Whiting drove in 78 runs. Thomas Soto paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .290. Rene Quinones topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 3.51 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1979 Holyoke Millers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Larry Landreth, Sam Hinds, Barry Cort, Jeff Yurak, Lance Rautzhan and Kevin Bass.

George Farson served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Daryl BaileyRR6'1"180
Kevin BassSRMay 12, 19596'0"183Redwood City, CA US
Terry BevingtonRRJuly 7, 19566'2"190Akron, OH US
Randall BoyceLL6'4"200
Ed CarrollLL5'11"180
Tim CookRRAugust 4, 19576'0"170
Barry CortRRApril 15, 19566'5"210Toronto, ON CA
Ronnie DriverRL6'1"190
Columbus DuncanRR6'1"200
Richard DuranRRJuly 27, 19576'3"215
Bill FoleyRRSeptember 2, 19566'2"210
Rocky HallLR5'11"160
Mike HendersonSROctober 10, 19555'10"160
Sam HindsRRJuly 11, 19536'6"215Frederick, MD US
Gersan JarquinRRNovember 26, 19545'8"140
Larry LandrethRRMarch 11, 19556'1"175Stratford, ON CA
Rich OlsenRRJune 1, 19576'0"177
Rene QuinonesRRFebruary 19, 19576'0"180San Juan, PR
Lance RautzhanRLAugust 20, 19526'1"195Pottsville, PA US
Steve ReedRRSeptember 22, 19556'1"180
Calvin RiggarLL6'1"
Larry RushRROctober 25, 19566'1"180Los Angeles, CA US
Robert SchusterLR6'1"175
Terry ShoebridgeRR6'1"190
Bobby SmithLLJanuary 23, 19565'9"175
Thomas SotoRR5'11"170
Steve SplittLL5'11"175
Weldon SwiftRRFebruary 17, 19586'2"205
Don WhitingLL6'0"195
Porter WyattSR6'0"162
Jeff YurakSRFebruary 26, 19546'3"195Pasadena, CA US

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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