1979 American League
Baseball Player Won-Loss Records
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1979 American League*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)

1979 National League  1979 Major Leagues  

1979 American League Leaders and Trailers
1979 Postseason
1979 Season as Seen Through the Prism of Player Won-Lost Records

Positional Average (Weighted Avg of Options): 0.500 (1-Year) (9-Year) (Long-Run) "

Positional Averages for Pitchers (Wgted Avg of Options): 0.500 "vs. Different Values for Starting vs. Relief Pitchers: (Empirical) (Based on Pitchers who Do Both)


Player Won-Lost Records by Team
(Sorted by pWORL)
Team pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL
261.0216.022.348.8
256.0227.014.441.1
251.0229.010.937.5
249.0231.08.835.6
250.0236.06.533.7
244.0236.03.830.9
247.0239.03.930.9
245.0241.01.929.1
244.0242.01.228.2
242.0241.00.127.2
232.0245.0-6.520.1
229.0257.0-14.312.9
216.0270.0-27.10.0
215.0271.0-28.0-0.9


Expected Won-Lost Records by Team
(Sorted by eWORL)
Team eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
248.8228.210.136.6
247.0233.07.033.6
248.9237.15.432.5
247.3235.75.632.4
244.3235.74.230.9
246.4239.63.330.5
244.8241.21.628.7
243.8242.21.028.0
242.2240.80.427.4
239.1237.90.627.2
239.1240.9-1.126.0
238.0248.0-5.421.9
231.0255.0-11.915.1
228.8257.2-14.312.8


Batting Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Batting Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
120.0110.40.5219.6
118.1110.50.5177.6
114.7107.70.5167.0
113.0109.00.5094.1
113.5110.10.5083.4
116.1114.40.5041.7
108.0107.80.5000.2
112.3112.10.5000.2
112.4112.50.500-0.1
101.8102.80.498-1.0
112.5114.30.496-1.7
107.5110.30.494-2.8
98.0110.30.470-12.3
96.3111.00.464-14.7


Baserunning Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Baserunning Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
13.711.30.5482.4
11.210.00.5291.2
10.69.80.5200.8
10.69.80.5180.7
9.48.90.5130.5
11.911.80.5020.1
10.110.00.5010.0
10.310.50.496-0.2
10.610.90.493-0.3
9.610.00.490-0.4
9.29.90.482-0.7
8.59.60.472-1.0
11.412.80.471-1.4
10.111.90.458-1.8


Pitching Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Pitching Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
77.567.40.53510.1
76.271.60.5154.5
73.368.90.5154.3
73.569.60.5144.0
70.667.50.5113.1
78.075.60.5082.4
79.477.50.5061.9
74.875.40.498-0.5
75.876.30.498-0.6
75.980.30.486-4.4
75.680.30.485-4.7
74.479.40.484-5.0
77.785.20.477-7.5
75.183.10.475-7.9


Fielding Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Fielding Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
47.844.40.5183.3
42.639.50.5193.0
45.644.10.5081.5
45.944.80.5061.1
44.944.10.5040.8
42.942.30.5040.6
43.943.60.5020.3
48.848.70.5010.1
46.247.10.496-0.8
43.645.20.491-1.6
45.046.80.490-1.8
41.243.30.488-2.0
44.647.10.486-2.5
49.352.10.486-2.8


Player Won-Lost Records (all players)

Underlying Calculations related to 1979 American League

Ballpark Factors
Net Win Values
Positional Averages
Replacement Levels
Division of Shared Credit
Event Probabilities
*Player won-loss records are calculated using Retrosheet play-by-play data. For some seasons, Retrosheet does not have full play-by-play data for all games. In these cases, some games may be missing.
The number of Games shown here are the number of games for which Retrosheet play-by-play data exist and were used in these calculations.



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