1979 San Antonio Dodgers Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 69-62
Finished 2nd in the TL's West Division
Manager: Don LeJohn (69-62)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Ballpark: V.J. Keefe Stadium
Attendance: 63,990, Avg. 977
1979 San Antonio Dodgers Statistics

Playoffs - San Antonio Dodgers 2 games, Midland Cubs 1
Finals - Arkansas Travelers 3 games, San Antonio Dodgers 0

The San Antonio Dodgers of the Texas League ended the 1979 season with a record of 69 wins and 62 losses, finishing second in the league's West Division.

The Dodgers scored 630 runs and surrendered 594 runs. Mike Zouras led San Antonio with 21 home runs and drove in 82 runs. Gary Weiss paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .321 clip. Mark Nipp and Doug Harrison topped the squad with 11 wins each, while Rusty McDonald registered a 3.05 earned run average, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1979 San Antonio Dodgers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Leo Hernandez, Tack Wilson, Mark Bradley, Gary Weiss, Don Crow, Brian Holton, Ted Power, Steve Shirley, Myron White, Steve Howe and Ron Roenicke.

Don LeJohn served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jeff AlbertRRMay 6, 19546'2"195New York, NY US
Jessie BaezRRNovember 29, 19576'1"185
Paul BainRR6'2"205
Brian BaldwinRR6'4"225
Mark BradleyRRDecember 3, 19566'1"180Elizabethtown, KY US
Don CrowRRAugust 18, 19586'4"200Yakima, WA US
James Del VecchioRR5'11"180
Larry FobbsRR6'0"180
Richard GouldingRR6'0"195
Doug HarrisonRRMarch 1, 19566'6"200
Brian HayesLL6'3"184
Leo HernandezRRNovember 6, 19595'11"170Santa Lucia, Miranda VE
Brian HoltonRRNovember 29, 19596'2"190McKeesport, PA US
Steve HoweLLMarch 10, 19586'1"180Pontiac, MI US
David LanningLR6'0"185
Mickey LashleyRR6'3"190
Rusty McDonaldRRJanuary 12, 19586'1"190
Mark NippRR
James NoblesRL5'11"170
Ted PowerRRJanuary 31, 19556'4"215Guthrie, OK US
David RichardsRR6'1"185
Ron RoenickeSLAugust 19, 19566'0"180Covina, CA US
Augie RuizLLFebruary 12, 19576'1"190Honolulu, HI US
Richard SanderRR6'0"175
Ed SantosRR6'0"165
Steve ShirleyLLOctober 12, 19566'0"185San Francisco, CA US
John ShoemakerLRAugust 18, 19566'3"175
Hilario SorianoRR6'0"170
Gary WeissSRDecember 27, 19555'10"170Brenham, TX US
Myron WhiteLLAugust 1, 19575'11"180Long Beach, CA US
Tack WilsonRRMay 16, 19565'10"185Shreveport, LA US
Mike ZourasRR6'2"195

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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