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1979 Clinton Dodgers Statistics

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 74-59
Finished 2nd in the MWL's South Division
Manager: Dick McLaughlin (74-59)
Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers
Location: Clinton, Iowa
Ballpark: Alliant Energy Field
Attendance: 41,949, Avg. 631
1979 Clinton Dodgers Roster

Playoffs - Quad Cities Cubs 2 games, Clinton Dodgers 1

The Clinton Dodgers of the Midwest League ended the 1979 season with a record of 74 wins and 59 losses, finishing second in the league's South Division.

The Dodgers yielded 566 runs, fewest in the league. Clinton plated 608 runs. Mark Elliott drove in 55 runs. Mitch Webster led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .326. Larry Wright topped the squad with 11 wins, while Mathew Reeves recorded a 2.85 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Members of the 1979 Clinton Dodgers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were German Rivera, Dave Sax, Steve Sax, Alejandro Pena, Candy Maldonado, Orel Hershiser, Leo Hernandez, Mitch Webster, Alan Wiggins and Dann Bilardello.

Dick McLaughlin served as manager.


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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
Larry Wright118.5793.5323231120163.0139806465601239113
Roberto Alexander85.6153.911919410106.01006146445266746
Mathew Reeves88.5002.852524730142.01295745474188718
Clint Wickensheimer73.7002.53141450089.0633425429077302
Felix Oroz73.7002.75141332085.0693726430054046
Larry Ferst610.3754.082312101106.09854487490613110
Kevin Joyce53.6252.47390001462.0382017326190117
Rodney Nelson54.5562.6322000141.0352612026120415
Jeff Albert401.0001.3511000420.0144317113021
Orel Hershiser401.0002.0915410243.0331510217033205
David LaPointe31.7505.529400031.0373219019114203
Alejandro Pena33.5004.1821500071.0533933544157426
Dave Sax101.0000.00100002.02000101000
Kent Johnson101.0005.5010000018.018131126010002
Robert White11.5007.778200022.0221919424022004
Franklin Bryant01.0006.886200017.021161302138204
Francis Wilczewski02.0007.808100115.0121613021011503
Eric Schmidt07.0004.18131030056.0564326338027004
Totals7459.5563.552811330358231089.093956643049533117754917890

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
Mitch Webster1235474739515417724054215858.326.404.404.808191682
Steve Sax115455386641121522522585730.290.380.355.735137327
Mark Elliott1033683263888151455452327.270.317.359.6761174510
John Lee Robbins9735129752861310382275247.290.393.340.733101002
Tom Beyers742992713382123434741919.303.348.413.761112306
German Rivera1003793384382185442943050.243.311.361.672122605
Dave Sax973362823776181649754331.270.362.404.767114227
Alan Wiggins9536729657763102743146540.257.393.274.66781231
Mark Sheehy7327825032721400231151820.288.345.344.68986532
Leo Hernandez2912411324388122330612.336.364.478.84254032
Clay Smith51196174173841115201633.218.294.270.56447321
Candy Maldonado501801582537131226541729.234.306.367.67358104
Dann Bilardello52163142183440215261811.239.327.310.63744111
Chris Gandy49165144183041412201433.208.301.333.63448520
Timothy Gloyd521741551430410122151621.194.267.232.50036021
Stephen Maples53130113102151013521035.186.264.248.51228250
Stanley Mohler321029112183001152817.198.284.231.51521300
Otis Bradley29826312112022441629.175.366.302.66719300
Greg Schultz10423351020051283.303.429.364.79212001
John Malkin16403823000000212.079.125.079.2043000
Juan Villaescusa4660000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Totals1304478441496081098174273549423298496558.265.346.345.691143104938520


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Mark Elliott1B98808611166.9888.867
Chris Gandy1B33246111117.9597.788
Alan Wiggins1B10814081.0008.500
Dave Sax1B2171011.0009.000
Mark Sheehy2B731391791242.9644.356
Steve Sax2B3465661418.9033.853
Clay Smith2B25283848.9432.640
Alan Wiggins2B81716021.0004.125
Timothy Gloyd2B112001.0003.000
German Rivera3B98741991716.9412.786
Leo Hernandez3B29226661.9363.034
Alan Wiggins3B43521.8002.000
Steve Sax3B41420.7141.250
Dave Sax3B41910.9092.500
Clay Smith3B101001.0001.000
Stephen MaplesC532373361.9785.0949
Dann BilardelloC502833135.9916.2807
Dave SaxC442072260.9745.20510
John MalkinC1675911.9885.2504
Mitch WebsterOF12227210102.9662.311
Tom BeyersOF74152632.9812.135
John Lee RobbinsOF69110641.9671.681
Steve SaxOF4945520.9621.020
Candy MaldonadoOF4881521.9771.792
Otis BradleyOF2529210.9691.240
Stanley MohlerOF1926120.9311.421
Alan WigginsOF11160001.0001.455
Dave SaxOF410001.000.250
Kevin JoyceP392710.900.231
Mathew ReevesP2542111.9621.000
Larry WrightP23143633.9432.174
Larry FerstP23429001.0001.435
Rodney NelsonP223820.846.500
Alejandro PenaP2151320.900.857
Roberto AlexanderP1910931.8641.000
Orel HershiserP156912.9381.000
Clint WickensheimerP1421821.9091.429
Felix OrozP1432410.9641.929
Eric SchmidtP1307001.000.538
Jeff AlbertP111210.750.273
Kent JohnsonP1024001.000.600
David LaPointeP915001.000.667
Francis WilczewskiP812001.000.375
Robert WhiteP80110.500.125
Franklin BryantP61410.833.833
Dave SaxP10000.000
Alan WigginsSS62791733028.8944.065
Timothy GloydSS50621332324.8943.900
Clay SmithSS16123364.8822.812
Greg SchultzSS9142734.9324.556
German RiveraSS35641.7333.667
Totals142932681363205262.9583.2413000

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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