Miami Amigos

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The Miami Amigos began play in 1979 with the formation of the Class AAA Inter-American League, which featured clubs in several countries. The The Amigos, led by manager Davey Johnson, were in first place when the league ceased operations in June and were declared league champions. They were 51-21, 10 games ahead of the Caracas Metropolitanos, outscored the #2 team by 143 runs and had the best ERA (2.33) as well. 7 Miami players finished in the top 10 in batting, led by Jim Tyrone who hit .364, leading the league in average, runs (50), hits (94), total bases (133) and doubles (18). Wayne Tyrone (.290) led the league in homers (8), Brock Pemberton (.290) led in RBI (51) and Darrell Woodard (.301) led in steals (45). Ron Martinez (7-1, 2 Sv, 0.89) led the league in ERA, followed by Porfi Altamirano (5-4, 3 Sv, 2.04) and Mike Wallace (11-1, 2.27, league leader in wins). Bob Reynolds (1-2, 11 Sv, 1.16) had the most saves in the circuit. The team's average attendance was 1,350.