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1979 Team Roster

Pitchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Alexander, Doyle Right   Right   6'3"  200  09/04/1950
-- Allard, Brian Right   Right   6'1"  175  01/03/1958
-- Babcock, Bob Right   Right   6'5"  210  08/25/1949
-- Comer, Steve Both   Right   6'3"  195  01/13/1954
43 Darwin, Danny Right   Right   6'3"  202  10/25/1955
-- Ellis, Dock Both   Right   6'3"  205  03/11/1945
-- Farmer, Ed Right   Right   6'5"  200  10/18/1949
49 Gleaton, Jerry Don Left   Left   6'3"  210  09/14/1957
-- Jenkins, Fergie Right   Right   6'5"  205  12/13/1942
-- Johnson, John Henry Left   Left   6'2"  190  08/21/1956
-- Kern, Jim Right   Right   6'5"  185  03/15/1949
-- Lyle, Sparky Left   Left   6'1"  182  07/22/1944
-- Matlack, Jon Left   Left   6'3"  205  01/19/1950
-- McCall, Larry Left   Right   6'2"  195  09/08/1952
-- Medich, Doc Right   Right   6'5"  225  12/09/1948
-- Rajsich, Dave Left   Left   6'5"  175  09/28/1951
Catchers
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Mahlberg, Greg Right   Right   5'10"  180  08/08/1952
-- Roberts, Dave Right   Right   6'3"  215  02/17/1951
-- Sundberg, Jim Right   Right   6'0"  196  05/18/1951
First Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Holle, Gary Right   Left   6'6"  210  08/11/1954
-- Jorgensen, Mike Left   Left   6'0"  195  08/16/1948
-- Montanez, Willie Left   Left   6'0"  170  04/01/1948
-- Putnam, Pat Left   Right   6'0"  205  12/03/1953
Second Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Wills, Bump Both   Right   5'9"  172  07/27/1952
Third Basemen
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Bell, Buddy Right   Right   6'3"  200  08/27/1951
-- Soderholm, Eric Right   Right   5'11"  187  09/24/1948
Shortstops
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Blanks, Larvell Right   Right   5'8"  167  01/28/1950
-- Campaneris, Bert Right   Right   5'10"  160  03/09/1942
-- Chalk, Dave Right   Right   5'10"  175  08/30/1950
-- Norman, Nelson Both   Right   6'2"  160  05/23/1958
Designated Hitters
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Ellis, John Right   Right   6'2"  225  08/21/1948
-- Gamble, Oscar Left   Right   5'11"  160  12/20/1949
-- Gray, Gary Right   Right   6'0"  187  09/21/1952
Undesignated
No. Player Bats Throws Height Weight Birth Date
-- Grubb, Johnny Left   Right   6'3"  175  08/04/1948
-- Oliver, Al Left   Left   6'0"  195  10/14/1946
-- Rivers, Mickey Left   Left   5'10"  165  10/31/1948
-- Sample, Billy Right   Right   5'9"  175  04/02/1955
-- Washington, LaRue Right   Right   6'0"  170  09/07/1953
-- Zisk, Richie Right   Right   6'1"  200  02/06/1949
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