1979 New York Yankees
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1979 New York Yankees*
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New York Yankees - Franchise Page

(Regular Season)

(1979 American League)
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)

Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
20.417.42.0
3.8
20.017.81.6
3.4
18.615.61.0
2.7
18.615.61.0
2.7
18.316.21.0
2.6
17.517.00.2
1.8
14.814.01.0
2.4
13.615.2-0.2
1.2
5.73.01.3
1.7
5.33.40.9
1.3
7.96.20.7
1.5
8.16.01.0
1.7
14.513.6-0.0
1.3
14.513.60.1
1.4
8.98.90.2
1.0
8.98.90.1
1.0
9.28.70.1
1.0
8.59.4-0.6
0.3
4.74.40.1
0.6
4.44.7-0.2
0.2
8.58.9-0.3
0.5
8.58.9-0.2
0.6
3.13.10.1
0.4
2.83.3-0.2
0.1
1.20.90.2
0.3
1.01.2-0.1
0.0
1.51.40.1
0.2
1.61.30.2
0.3
5.66.3-0.4
0.2
5.26.7-0.8
-0.2
1.11.00.0
0.1
1.01.1-0.1
0.1
1.41.5-0.1
0.1
1.51.30.1
0.2
1.11.2-0.0
0.1
1.31.10.1
0.2
0.30.20.0
0.0
0.20.3-0.0
-0.0
0.30.3-0.0
0.0
0.20.4-0.1
-0.1
14.116.5-1.5
-0.0
15.415.2-0.2
1.3
0.30.4-0.0
-0.0
0.30.3-0.0
0.0
1.82.3-0.2
-0.0
1.72.4-0.3
-0.1
0.00.1-0.1
-0.0
0.10.1-0.0
0.0
1.41.8-0.2
-0.1
1.51.6-0.1
0.1
0.60.9-0.1
-0.1
0.60.9-0.1
-0.1
2.83.8-0.4
-0.1
2.83.7-0.4
-0.1
1.01.6-0.3
-0.2
1.01.6-0.3
-0.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
168.8160.24.0
20.2
166.0163.01.2
17.3


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
16.010.72.7
4.4
15.011.61.8
3.5
15.710.72.6
4.3
15.311.12.2
3.9
11.49.21.2
2.5
11.09.60.8
2.1
6.54.21.1
2.0
5.65.00.3
1.2
4.22.90.6
1.3
3.73.40.1
0.7
2.92.20.4
0.7
2.62.50.0
0.4
5.15.2-0.1
0.6
5.54.80.4
1.0
2.42.6-0.2
0.3
2.62.40.0
0.5
1.51.7-0.1
0.2
1.21.9-0.4
-0.1
4.15.1-0.5
0.1
4.25.0-0.3
0.3
0.30.20.0
0.1
0.20.3-0.1
-0.0
0.10.10.0
0.0
0.10.10.0
0.0
0.00.00.0
0.0
0.00.00.0
0.0
0.71.0-0.2
-0.1
0.80.80.0
0.1
0.00.2-0.1
-0.1
0.00.2-0.1
-0.1
2.64.0-0.7
-0.2
2.83.7-0.5
0.0
4.96.9-0.9
-0.2
5.26.5-0.6
0.1
1.12.1-0.5
-0.2
1.31.9-0.3
-0.0
0.82.0-0.6
-0.4
1.01.8-0.4
-0.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
80.270.84.8
15.4
78.472.72.9
13.6


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
249.0231.08.8
35.6
244.3235.74.2
30.9


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
11.811.7
0.503
1.81.3
0.586
0.00.0
0.000
5.94.6
0.561
12.19.1
0.571
0.70.9
0.441
0.00.0
0.000
4.54.8
0.488
10.810.5
0.508
0.70.6
0.532
0.00.0
0.000
4.64.6
0.502
6.79.1
0.423
0.80.5
0.600
0.00.0
0.000
6.05.4
0.528
3.51.8
0.665
0.20.2
0.474
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.2
0.468
7.65.5
0.581
0.40.4
0.537
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.4
0.442
11.410.8
0.515
0.90.8
0.513
0.00.0
0.000
2.22.0
0.530
7.37.3
0.500
0.70.7
0.490
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.2
0.482
5.45.2
0.509
0.40.4
0.483
0.00.0
0.000
2.23.1
0.412
2.72.8
0.485
0.20.3
0.427
0.00.0
0.000
1.81.8
0.494
5.15.5
0.483
0.50.7
0.423
0.00.0
0.000
2.52.2
0.526
1.42.0
0.416
0.10.1
0.527
0.00.0
0.000
1.41.4
0.504
0.50.8
0.399
0.10.0
0.667
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.3
0.522
0.71.0
0.409
0.10.0
0.704
0.00.0
0.000
1.10.5
0.669
3.74.6
0.447
0.40.4
0.445
0.00.0
0.000
0.91.2
0.414
0.80.9
0.470
0.10.1
0.517
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.419
1.31.3
0.511
0.20.1
0.697
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.318
0.90.8
0.520
0.10.0
0.703
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.155
0.00.0
0.043
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.0
0.692
0.20.3
0.339
0.00.0
0.226
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.356
8.79.1
0.488
0.60.7
0.455
0.00.0
0.000
5.54.8
0.534
0.20.3
0.414
0.00.0
0.674
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.585
1.22.0
0.380
0.10.1
0.430
0.00.0
0.000
0.50.4
0.572
0.10.1
0.414
0.00.0
0.743
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.542
0.91.2
0.449
0.10.1
0.598
0.00.0
0.000
0.80.7
0.529
0.40.7
0.374
0.00.0
0.492
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.4
0.444
2.02.5
0.451
0.20.3
0.390
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.6
0.344
0.51.0
0.327
0.10.1
0.410
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.3
0.571
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
108.0107.8
0.500
9.48.9
0.513
0.00.0
0.000
43.942.0
0.511


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
12.710.4
0.550
0.20.1
0.610
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
13.910.6
0.569
0.40.6
0.407
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
10.69.5
0.527
0.20.2
0.573
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
4.54.0
0.532
0.10.1
0.484
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.02.6
0.530
0.00.2
0.196
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.33.1
0.509
0.10.1
0.458
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.24.6
0.532
0.10.2
0.397
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.12.8
0.519
0.00.1
0.282
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.7
0.384
0.10.0
0.721
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.94.3
0.476
0.20.3
0.326
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.2
0.362
0.00.0
0.976
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.2
0.554
0.00.0
0.490
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.0
0.786
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.90.9
0.493
0.00.0
0.908
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.5
0.010
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.74.7
0.440
0.10.2
0.352
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.26.3
0.454
0.10.1
0.565
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.52.0
0.417
0.00.0
0.761
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.71.2
0.364
0.00.0
0.824
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
73.569.6
0.514
1.82.2
0.448


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
108.0107.8
0.500
9.48.9
0.513
73.569.6
0.514
45.644.1
0.508


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson8.58.40.2
Jerry Narron2.53.2-0.3
Brad Gulden1.82.5-0.3
Bruce Robinson0.20.4-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.10.2-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.114.7-0.5
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss13.412.30.1
Jim Spencer2.72.40.1
Thurman Munson0.20.2-0.0
Dennis Werth0.10.10.0
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
George C. Scott0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.315.00.2
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph19.517.71.4
Brian Doyle0.40.7-0.2
Fred Stanley0.30.4-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.318.81.2
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles16.115.60.2
Fred Stanley0.91.3-0.2
Roy Staiger0.30.4-0.0
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Brian Doyle0.30.30.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.018.0-0.1
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent13.515.0-0.2
Fred Stanley1.61.70.0
Damaso Garcia0.91.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.117.8-0.2
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella10.610.10.0
Oscar Gamble4.52.90.8
Roy White2.53.5-0.6
Juan Beniquez1.51.20.1
Jay Johnstone1.51.20.1
Bobby Murcer0.81.0-0.1
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.60.5-0.0
Len Randle0.10.2-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.220.70.3
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers7.98.3-0.2
Bobby Murcer6.66.8-0.2
Juan Beniquez2.33.0-0.4
(Rogers) Bobby Brown1.31.3-0.0
Len Randle0.60.9-0.1
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.1
Paul Blair0.10.10.0
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.920.6-1.0
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson17.114.40.9
Lou Piniella3.03.4-0.3
Bobby Murcer0.60.9-0.1
Juan Beniquez0.50.30.1
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
Jay Johnstone0.00.00.0
Darryl Jones0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.419.20.5
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer5.23.40.8
Roy White1.92.1-0.1
Chris Chambliss1.01.2-0.1
Cliff Johnson1.10.90.1
Darryl Jones0.70.9-0.1
George C. Scott0.80.70.0
Lou Piniella0.60.8-0.1
Thurman Munson0.40.5-0.0
Reggie Jackson0.00.2-0.1
Oscar Gamble0.00.1-0.0
Len Randle0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.810.80.3
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Roy White0.50.6-0.0
Jim Spencer0.40.5-0.0
Lou Piniella0.50.30.1
Cliff Johnson0.30.20.0
Oscar Gamble0.20.30.0
Jay Johnstone0.20.10.0
Mickey Rivers0.10.10.0
George C. Scott0.10.10.0
Reggie Jackson0.20.00.1
Len Randle0.10.1-0.0
Jerry Narron0.00.2-0.1
Darryl Jones0.20.00.1
Chris Chambliss0.10.00.1
Bobby Murcer0.00.1-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
Thurman Munson0.00.1-0.0
Dennis Werth0.00.1-0.0
Graig Nettles0.00.0-0.0
Willie Randolph0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL3.12.80.3
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Roy White0.00.1-0.0
Juan Beniquez0.00.0-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
Len Randle0.00.00.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
Bobby Murcer0.00.0-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.2-0.0
  
Pitcher Offense
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Ron G. Davis0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.0-0.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Tommy John14.211.11.7
Ron Guidry12.510.41.1
Luis Tiant10.89.70.6
Catfish Hunter5.36.3-0.5
Ed Figueroa5.34.80.3
Jim Beattie3.74.3-0.2
Don Hood1.21.10.1
Ken Clay0.81.4-0.3
Dave Righetti0.90.90.0
Paul Mirabella0.00.4-0.2
Jim Kaat0.20.10.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL55.150.42.6
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Ron G. Davis4.64.10.2
Ken Clay3.03.5-0.3
Rich Gossage3.02.80.1
Jim Kaat2.92.80.0
Don Hood2.12.1-0.0
Ray Burris1.52.0-0.3
Dick Tidrow1.21.8-0.3
Paul Mirabella0.60.8-0.1
Jim Beattie0.30.3-0.0
Ron Guidry0.40.10.1
Bob Kammeyer0.00.5-0.2
Mike L. Griffin0.20.20.0
Rick L. Anderson0.10.2-0.0
Tommy John0.10.10.0
Roger Slagle0.10.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.221.3-0.8


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 New York Yankees1.8-0.50.21.2-0.1-0.20.3-1.00.50.6


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson8.18.20.1
Jerry Narron2.83.6-0.4
Brad Gulden1.82.3-0.2
Cliff Johnson0.20.5-0.1
Bruce Robinson0.30.3-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.215.0-0.6
  
First Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss13.312.6-0.1
Jim Spencer2.72.10.2
Thurman Munson0.20.3-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.00.0
George C. Scott0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Werth0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.215.00.1
  
Second Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph20.317.41.9
Brian Doyle0.30.6-0.2
Fred Stanley0.40.30.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.018.31.8
  
Third Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles18.316.21.0
Fred Stanley1.21.00.1
Roy Staiger0.30.4-0.0
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Brian Doyle0.30.30.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.318.21.0
  
Shortstop
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent14.814.01.0
Fred Stanley1.51.7-0.0
Damaso Garcia1.20.90.2
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.616.51.2
  
Left Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella10.311.4-0.8
Oscar Gamble5.12.61.2
Roy White2.53.3-0.5
Juan Beniquez2.01.30.3
Bobby Murcer1.00.80.1
Jay Johnstone0.80.9-0.1
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.60.60.0
Len Randle0.30.3-0.0
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.521.30.2
  
Center Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers8.08.7-0.4
Bobby Murcer7.67.10.2
Juan Beniquez2.22.4-0.1
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.81.2-0.2
Len Randle0.61.0-0.2
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.0
Paul Blair0.20.00.1
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.520.7-0.8
  
Right Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson18.115.21.0
Lou Piniella2.64.0-0.8
Bobby Murcer0.50.7-0.1
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Paul Blair0.10.2-0.1
Jay Johnstone0.00.00.0
Darryl Jones0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.720.30.1
  
Designated Hitter
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer4.43.50.4
Roy White2.32.10.1
Chris Chambliss1.11.1-0.0
George C. Scott1.11.00.0
Darryl Jones0.91.0-0.1
Cliff Johnson1.00.80.1
Lou Piniella0.50.7-0.1
Thurman Munson0.50.30.1
Reggie Jackson0.00.3-0.2
Oscar Gamble0.10.2-0.1
Len Randle0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.911.00.2
  
Pinch Hitter
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Roy White0.70.9-0.0
Jim Spencer0.70.60.1
Lou Piniella0.70.40.2
Jay Johnstone0.60.30.2
Oscar Gamble0.50.30.1
Mickey Rivers0.50.20.1
Reggie Jackson0.50.10.2
George C. Scott0.10.2-0.1
Len Randle0.10.2-0.0
Cliff Johnson0.10.2-0.0
Darryl Jones0.20.00.1
Chris Chambliss0.10.00.1
Dennis Werth0.00.1-0.1
Jerry Narron0.00.1-0.1
Bobby Murcer0.00.1-0.0
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.0
Willie Randolph0.00.00.0
Thurman Munson0.00.0-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL4.93.70.8
  
Pinch Runner
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Roy White0.00.1-0.0
Bobby Murcer0.00.0-0.0
Juan Beniquez0.00.0-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
Len Randle0.00.00.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.2-0.0
  
Pitcher Offense
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Ron G. Davis0.00.0-0.0
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TOTAL0.00.0-0.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Tommy John15.510.62.5
Ron Guidry15.510.62.5
Luis Tiant11.49.21.2
Catfish Hunter4.96.9-0.9
Ed Figueroa5.15.2-0.1
Jim Beattie4.04.8-0.4
Don Hood1.91.00.4
Ken Clay0.71.8-0.6
Dave Righetti0.71.0-0.2
Paul Mirabella0.20.9-0.3
Jim Kaat0.30.10.1
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TOTAL60.152.24.2
  
Relief Pitching
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Ron G. Davis6.54.11.1
Rich Gossage4.22.90.6
Jim Kaat2.12.5-0.2
Ken Clay1.92.1-0.1
Ray Burris1.12.1-0.5
Dick Tidrow1.51.7-0.1
Don Hood1.01.1-0.1
Paul Mirabella0.61.2-0.3
Ron Guidry0.50.10.2
Rick L. Anderson0.30.20.0
Jim Beattie0.10.2-0.1
Tommy John0.30.00.1
Bob Kammeyer0.00.2-0.1
Mike L. Griffin0.10.10.0
Roger Slagle0.00.00.0
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TOTAL20.118.60.5


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 New York Yankees4.8-0.60.11.81.01.20.2-0.80.11.0


*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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