Notes players granted free agency or released between Oct 1 and Dec 31 of 1979. Signings are for signings within six months of becoming a free agent. Free Agents are listed below the signings.

Free Agent Signings

Free Agent Signings
Rk Name Date To Team From Team Age WAR3 Yrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1Jim Kaat1980-04-30St. Louis CardinalsNYY41-1.421664119211122415102459.188.229.269.4992642203.421.24871860874233.042853769962362
2Glenn Borgmann1980-04-08Chicago White SoxMIN301.084421207127277141374177.229.326.304.630
3Dave McKay1980-04-04Oakland AthleticsTOR30-2.05365119711226812103949.224.259.307.565
4Lenny Randle1980-04-01Chicago CubsNYY314.59896314238981018257124301.258.323.333.656
5Dave Chalk1980-03-28Kansas City RoyalsOAK291.8780726942716801421835273.252.326.309.635
6Don Hood1980-03-13St. Louis CardinalsNYY304.5713020000024263.981.419207615651.263143294291
7Rob Andrews1980-02-22New York MetsSFG27-0.25493145417436539133148.251.318.298.616
8Dave Hamilton1980-02-20Oakland AthleticsOAK321.385733240005.121.256.152.40839383.511.3902805631674.064855289411
9Rusty Torres1980-02-19Chicago White SoxCHW310.5860412421492673512312156.215.304.344.648
10Lerrin LaGrow1980-01-31Philadelphia PhilliesLAD312.89669010000.111.111.111.22234534.111.4422846751740.077269295354
11Joe Morgan HOF1980-01-31Houston AstrosCIN3610.11720457276134720152138906011466.277.397.437.834
12Jim Nettles1980-01-24New York YankeesKCR33-0.352395876812916571070.220.304.341.644
13Jack Kucek1980-01-10Toronto Blue JaysPHI270.4640000000484.311.59136151137.2149167086
14Dave Freisleben1980-00-00California AngelsTOR28-3.26148192132708019.141.218.177.39534604.301.5342021214865.189767430430
15Willie Horton1979-12-20Seattle MarinersSEA371.617193169638411919317112720581.276.334.463.796
16Jorge Orta1979-12-19Cleveland IndiansCHW292.58990356144210027945666301.281.338.418.756
17Greg Gross1979-12-13Philadelphia PhilliesPHI271.777802297300685619126302.298.376.371.747
18Milt May1979-12-12San Francisco GiantsCHW293.1107472330215610532931186.262.316.375.690
19Rennie Stennett1979-12-12San Francisco GiantsPIT312.491079403745811223838869182.278.309.366.675
20Jim Wohlford1979-12-12San Francisco GiantsMIL29-0.786641965247512918077150.261.312.335.647
21Rowland Office1979-12-06Montreal ExposATL27-3.2775220762195402621124149.260.313.346.659
22Freddie Patek1979-12-05California AngelsKCR353.01215375210692125736451377507.241.310.320.630
23Jay Johnstone1979-12-04Los Angeles DodgersSDP341.0141304385947510338143346325.268.325.393.717
24Fred Norman1979-12-03Montreal ExposCIN376.5153615542871027037.128.182.135.318100993.611.34135526041841.216941807751245
25Skip Lockwood1979-11-27Boston Red SoxNYM334.8123702601540311018.154.214.204.41754963.491.295396105661190.1106994473818
26John Curtis1979-11-26San Diego PadresSFG320.810263247253907016.158.212.186.39867723.931.45329214351140.1118596472605
27Andy Hassler1979-11-21Pittsburgh PiratesNYM280.483727000001.000.036.000.03632604.041.4971891126833.086440383443
28Al Hrabosky1979-11-20Atlanta BravesKCR301.91033051470604.137.214.176.39157313.011.289445190591.150436258484
29Nolan Ryan HOF1979-11-19Houston AstrosCAL3314.21314526115350827.134.157.169.3251671593.161.31339636232691.1188914916462909
30Rick Wise1979-11-19San Diego PadresCLE346.215294585581211561024.207.241.332.5721781653.681.28246041002873.029362377481561
31Don Stanhouse1979-11-17Los Angeles DodgersBAL293.981131339251909.188.238.233.47136513.731.5132566657708.264841424395
32Bruce Kison1979-11-16California AngelsPIT303.592634043166331216.163.200.248.44881633.491.28825518061266.1116290469735
33Tony Perez HOF1979-11-16Boston Red SoxMON386.6162162791810802238323135747752.283.345.474.819
34Dave Goltz1979-11-14Los Angeles DodgersMIN3116.282029030102.103.161.103.26596793.481.31124721531638.01654119493887
35Rudy May1979-11-08New York YankeesMON352.9122413411242014022.123.180.150.3301241293.491.26641131552174.219021708521447
36Bob Watson1979-11-08New York YankeesBOS3410.61414655195688155315283524537.299.366.450.816

Free Agent Batters

Free Agent Pitchers