1979 Most Common Starters

  • Players listed have the most games at that position
  • (WAR)
1979 Most Common Starters
Rk Tm C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
1Atlanta BravesB.Benedict (-0.44)D.Murphy (0.29)G.Hubbard (-1.63)B.Horner (2.50)P.Frias (-0.93)J.Burroughs (0.35)R.Office (-1.13)G.Matthews (4.37)B.Asselstine (-0.19)
2Baltimore OriolesR.Dempsey (2.33)E.Murray (4.93)R.Dauer (2.45)D.DeCinces (2.78)K.Garcia (1.21)G.Roenicke (3.79)A.Bumbry (2.96)K.Singleton (5.28)L.May (-0.40)
3Boston Red SoxG.Allenson (-0.24)B.Watson (2.56)J.Remy (0.72)B.Hobson (1.72)R.Burleson (3.79)J.Rice (6.37)F.Lynn (8.85)D.Evans (3.65)C.Yastrzemski (2.35)
4California AngelsB.Downing (5.59)R.Carew (2.62)B.Grich (5.96)C.Lansford (3.75)J.Anderson (0.59)D.Baylor (3.72)R.Miller (2.70)D.Ford (2.53)W.Aikens (2.39)
5Chicago CubsB.Foote (2.04)B.Buckner (0.98)T.Sizemore (0.02)S.Ontiveros (0.58)I.de Jesus (1.18)D.Kingman (4.08)J.Martin (0.48)S.Thompson (-0.53)L.Biittner (-0.05)
6Chicago White SoxM.May (0.62)M.Squires (0.52)A.Bannister (1.72)K.Bell (0.40)G.Pryor (2.83)R.Garr (0.16)C.Lemon (5.84)C.Washington (1.59)J.Orta (0.60)
7Cincinnati RedsJ.Bench (5.58)D.Driessen (0.61)J.Morgan (2.73)R.Knight (3.08)D.Concepcion (4.90)G.Foster (5.13)C.Geronimo (0.20)K.Griffey (2.48)R.Auerbach (0.12)
8Cleveland IndiansG.Alexander (-0.10)A.Thornton (2.71)D.Kuiper (-0.02)T.Harrah (3.41)T.Veryzer (0.07)M.Hargrove (2.89)R.Manning (1.04)B.Bonds (3.53)C.Johnson (1.25)
9Detroit TigersL.Parrish (4.00)J.Thompson (0.80)L.Whitaker (4.48)A.Rodriguez (0.13)A.Trammell (0.66)S.Kemp (4.17)R.LeFlore (3.16)J.Morales (-2.37)R.Staub (0.25)
10Houston AstrosA.Ashby (-1.03)C.Cedeno (2.01)R.Landestoy (1.87)E.Cabell (-0.26)C.Reynolds (2.56)J.Cruz (4.62)T.Puhl (3.53)J.Leonard (2.02)J.Alou (0.35)
11Kansas City RoyalsD.Porter (7.64)P.LaCock (0.36)F.White (1.65)G.Brett (8.61)F.Patek (-1.05)W.Wilson (6.30)A.Otis (3.60)A.Cowens (1.47)H.McRae (1.50)
12Los Angeles DodgersS.Yeager (1.08)S.Garvey (2.86)D.Lopes (4.68)R.Cey (5.08)B.Russell (-0.25)D.Baker (2.65)D.Thomas (1.47)R.Smith (1.93)J.Beckwith (-0.03)
13Milwaukee BrewersC.Moore (1.98)C.Cooper (3.73)P.Molitor (5.64)S.Bando (0.71)R.Yount (3.12)B.Oglivie (3.01)G.Thomas (4.79)S.Lezcano (5.63)D.Davis (-0.22)
14Minnesota TwinsB.Wynegar (4.40)R.Jackson (2.26)R.Wilfong (3.10)J.Castino (2.03)R.Smalley (4.33)B.Rivera (1.31)K.Landreaux (1.96)H.Powell (0.96)J.Morales (-0.95)
15Montreal ExposG.Carter (5.96)T.Perez (0.53)R.Scott (1.03)L.Parrish (4.63)C.Speier (0.97)W.Cromartie (1.75)A.Dawson (3.56)E.Valentine (2.18)B.Atkinson (0.22)
16New York MetsJ.Stearns (1.46)W.Montanez (-2.00)D.Flynn (-1.59)R.Hebner (2.08)F.Taveras (1.03)S.Henderson (1.67)L.Mazzilli (4.89)J.Youngblood (4.43)N.Allen (0.32)
17New York YankeesT.Munson (2.40)C.Chambliss (1.78)W.Randolph (5.26)G.Nettles (2.71)B.Dent (2.35)L.Piniella (-0.02)M.Rivers (-0.14)R.Jackson (3.45)J.Spencer (2.12)
18Oakland AthleticsJ.Newman (1.16)D.Revering (1.75)M.Edwards (-1.45)W.Gross (0.78)R.Picciolo (-0.88)R.Henderson (-0.90)D.Murphy (0.93)L.Murray (-1.34)M.Page (-0.63)
19Philadelphia PhilliesB.Boone (3.46)P.Rose (3.09)M.Trillo (1.52)M.Schmidt (7.92)L.Bowa (1.52)G.Luzinski (-1.31)G.Maddox (5.03)B.McBride (3.19)M.Anderson (0.37)
20Pittsburgh PiratesE.Ott (1.08)W.Stargell (2.53)R.Stennett (0.12)B.Madlock (2.29)T.Foli (2.42)B.Robinson (1.62)O.Moreno (2.91)D.Parker (6.68)M.Alexander (0.47)
21San Diego PadresG.Tenace (5.95)D.Briggs (0.14)F.Gonzalez (-1.60)P.Dade (0.72)O.Smith (1.64)J.Turner (0.93)G.Richards (2.31)D.Winfield (8.32)B.Almon (-0.47)
22Seattle MarinersL.Cox (-0.37)B.Bochte (3.74)J.Cruz (3.16)D.Meyer (0.58)M.Mendoza (-1.66)L.Roberts (3.94)R.Jones (3.51)J.Simpson (-0.32)W.Horton (1.01)
23San Francisco GiantsD.Littlejohn (-0.17)M.Ivie (2.87)J.Strain (0.09)D.Evans (2.61)J.LeMaster (0.87)T.Whitfield (1.68)B.North (2.56)J.Clark (3.52)R.Andrews (0.14)
24St. Louis CardinalsT.Simmons (3.62)K.Hernandez (7.59)K.Oberkfell (3.49)K.Reitz (-0.31)G.Templeton (4.28)L.Brock (0.70)T.Scott (1.12)G.Hendrick (2.83)T.Bruno (0.02)
25Texas RangersJ.Sundberg (3.34)P.Putnam (1.05)B.Wills (3.36)B.Bell (6.91)N.Norman (-1.24)B.Sample (2.74)A.Oliver (3.18)R.Zisk (0.92)J.Ellis (0.50)
26Toronto Blue JaysR.Cerone (0.73)J.Mayberry (1.67)D.Ainge (-0.61)R.Howell (2.14)A.Griffin (2.52)A.Woods (0.22)R.Bosetti (0.49)B.Bailor (-0.81)R.Carty (-0.29)