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1979 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Anderson, Rick Right   Right   6'2"  210  12/25/1953
-- Beattie, Jim Right   Right   6'5"  210  07/04/1954
-- Burris, Ray Right   Right   6'5"  200  08/22/1950
-- Clay, Ken Right   Right   6'3"  185  04/06/1954
-- Davis, Ron Right   Right   6'4"  205  08/06/1955
-- Figueroa, Ed Right   Right   6'1"  190  10/14/1948
54 Gossage, Goose Right   Right   6'3"  225  07/05/1951
-- Griffin, Mike Right   Right   6'5"  195  06/26/1957
-- Guidry, Ron Left   Left   5'11"  160  08/28/1950
-- Hood, Don Left   Left   6'2"  180  10/16/1949
-- Hunter, Catfish Right   Right   6'0"  190  04/08/1946
-- John, Tommy Right   Left   6'3"  203  05/22/1943
-- Kaat, Jim Left   Left   6'4"  205  11/07/1938
-- Kammeyer, Bob Right   Right   6'4"  210  12/02/1950
-- Mirabella, Paul Left   Left   6'2"  185  03/20/1954
45 Righetti, Dave Left   Left   6'4"  220  11/28/1958
-- Slagle, Roger Right   Right   6'3"  190  11/04/1953
-- Tiant, Luis Right   Right   6'0"  180  11/23/1940
-- Tidrow, Dick Right   Right   6'4"  210  05/14/1947
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Gulden, Brad Left   Right   5'10"  175  06/10/1956
-- Munson, Thurman Right   Right   5'11"  190  06/07/1947
-- Narron, Jerry Left   Right   6'3"  205  01/15/1956
-- Robinson, Bruce Left   Right   6'2"  195  04/16/1954
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Chambliss, Chris Left   Right   6'1"  195  12/26/1948
-- Werth, Dennis Right   Right   6'1"  200  12/29/1952
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Doyle, Brian Left   Right   5'10"  160  01/26/1955
12 Randolph, Willie Right   Right   5'11"  170  07/06/1954
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Nettles, Graig Left   Right   6'0"  180  08/20/1944
-- Staiger, Roy Right   Right   6'0"  195  01/06/1950
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Dent, Bucky Right   Right   5'9"  170  11/25/1951
-- Garcia, Damaso Right   Right   6'0"  185  02/07/1957
-- Stanley, Fred Right   Right   5'10"  165  08/13/1947
Designated Hitters
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Gamble, Oscar Left   Right   5'11"  160  12/20/1949
-- Johnson, Cliff Right   Right   6'4"  215  07/22/1947
-- Jones, Darryl Right   Right   5'10"  175  06/05/1951
-- Scott, George Right   Right   6'2"  200  03/23/1944
-- Spencer, Jim Left   Left   6'2"  195  07/30/1946
-- White, Roy Both   Right   5'10"  160  12/27/1943
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Beniquez, Juan Right   Right   5'11"  150  05/13/1950
-- Blair, Paul Right   Right   6'0"  168  02/01/1944
-- Brown, Bobby Both   Right   6'2"  190  05/24/1954
-- Jackson, Reggie Left   Left   6'0"  195  05/18/1946
-- Johnstone, Jay Left   Right   6'1"  175  11/20/1945
-- Murcer, Bobby Left   Right   5'11"  160  05/20/1946
-- Piniella, Lou Right   Right   6'0"  182  08/28/1943
-- Randle, Lenny Both   Right   5'10"  169  02/12/1949
-- Rivers, Mickey Left   Left   5'10"  165  10/31/1948
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