1979 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1979 MLB Season is the 79th Season for Major League Baseball

Rookie Draft Choices

Ron Alexander (RP) - Calgary Wranglers

Byron Beebe (SP) - Reno Silver Sox

Timothy Casey (LF) - Portland Beavers

Jason Crisco (SP) - Vancouver Mounties

Kevin Dukes (RP) - Baltimore Orioles

Travis Friedman (CL) - Fargo RedHawks

Ken Gerhart (CF) - Baltimore Orioles

Kevin Gross (SP) - Philadelphia Phillies

Marvin Hill (SP) - Charlotte Bobcats

Ron Kittle (RF) - Chicago White Sox

Cody Lane (RP) - Oakland Panthers

Scott Medvin (RP) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Reid Nichols (CF) - Boston Red Sox

Ricardo Saenz (LF) - Los Angeles Knights

Bob Sebra (SP) - Montreal Expos

Yoshihisa Shiratake (RP) - Mexico City Diablos Rojos

Rick Aguilera (RP) - New York Giants

Jeff Andrews (RP) - Chicago Cubs

Tim Barrett (RP) - Montreal Expos

Chris Hankinson (RP) - Los Angeles Angels

Jack Howell (3B) - Los Angeles Angels

Pat Keedy (3B) - Los Angeles Angels

Gustavo Leon (SP) - Richmond Generals

Bobby Moore (RP) - Oakland Panthers

Brian Norwood (SP) - Columbus Explorers

Luis Ortiz (SS) - Iowa Oaks

Ruben Robles (LF) - Montreal Expos

Bill Sharp (RP) - Buffalo Bisons

Bill Swift (SP) - Seattle Pilots

Phil Torres (RP) - San Antonio Missions

Joe Alder (SP) - Houston Astros

Scott Bailes (RP) - Cleveland Buckeyes

Final Standings

AL East: Boston Red Sox (93-63), New York Yankees (99-61), Baltimore Orioles (96-64), Toronto Blue Jays (80-80), Richmond Generals (63-97), Buffalo Bisons (49-111)

AL Central: Chicago White Sox (97-63), Detroit Tigers (84-76), Cleveland Buckeyes (82-78), Kansas City Monarchs (80-80), Iowa Oaks (67-93), Chicago Hitmen (49-111)

AL South: Miami Athletics (97-63), New Orleans Pelicans (95-65), Oklahoma City 89ers (94-66), Dallas Ranges (86-74), Houston Astros (79-81), Mexico City Diablos Rojos (44-116)

AL West: San Francisco Seals (95-65), Seattle Pilots (94-66), Los Angeles Angels (90-70), Portland Beaverrs (70-90), Vancouver Mounties (68-92), Reno Silver Sox (60-100)

NL East: Pittsbugh Pirates (100-60), New York Giants (97-63), Philadelphia Phillies (89-71), Washington Nationals (72-88), Brooklyn Dodgers (68-92), Montreal Expos (61-99)

NL North: Cincinnati Reds (104-56), Chicago Cubs (97-63), Milwaukee Brewers (89-71), Minnesota Twins (88-72), Fargo RedHawks (69-91), Columbus Explorers (62-98)

NL South: St. Louis Cardinals (95-65), Atlanta Braves (78-82), Charlotte Bobcats (69-91), Tampa Bay Rays (67-93), San Antonio Missions (65-95), Birmingham Barons (64-96)

NL West: Las Vegas Blackjack 21's (91-70), Denver Rockeis (90-71), Los Angeles Knights (89-71), Oakland Pantherrs (86-74), San Diego Padres (74-86), Calgary Wranglers (57-103)

Playoffs

ALSF: Boston def. San Francisco 3-0, Chicago WS def. Miami 3-1

NLSF: Cincinnati def. Las Vegas 3-2, St. Louis def. Pittsburgh 3-2

ALCS: Chicago WS def. Boston 4-2

NLCS: St. Louis def. Cincinnati 4-0

WS: St. Louis def. Chicago WS 4-3

League Leaders

Batting Average - Wade Boggs (Denver) .374

Home Runs - Randy Bass (Minnesota) 41

RBI - John Hale (Dallas) 136

Stolen Bases - Morris Nettles (Boston) 60

OBP + Slugging % - Randy Bass (Minnesota) 1.057

ERA - Rick Adair (Cleveland) 2.13

Wins - Ricardo Mesa (LA Knights) 22

Strikeouts - David Rivera (Denver) 255