1979 New York Yankees
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1979 New York Yankees*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)
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
20.317.43.7
5.5
19.917.73.1
4.9
18.715.72.2
3.9
18.615.72.3
3.9
18.316.31.9
3.5
17.517.00.3
2.0
5.83.02.7
3.1
5.33.41.9
2.3
14.614.11.6
3.0
13.615.1-0.4
1.0
7.96.21.5
2.3
8.16.01.9
2.8
14.613.60.2
1.6
14.613.60.1
1.5
8.98.90.4
1.2
8.88.90.3
1.1
9.18.60.3
1.2
8.49.3-1.1
-0.2
4.84.30.4
0.8
4.44.7-0.4
0.0
1.21.00.4
0.5
1.01.2-0.2
-0.1
8.68.9-0.4
0.4
8.58.9-0.5
0.4
3.03.10.1
0.4
2.83.3-0.4
-0.1
1.61.40.2
0.4
1.61.30.1
0.3
1.11.00.0
0.2
1.01.1-0.1
0.0
0.30.20.1
0.1
0.20.30.0
0.0
1.21.2-0.1
0.1
1.31.10.1
0.3
1.31.5-0.1
0.0
1.51.30.1
0.3
0.30.3-0.0
0.0
0.20.4-0.2
-0.1
0.30.4-0.1
-0.1
0.30.3-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.10.1-0.0
-0.0
0.60.9-0.3
-0.2
0.60.9-0.3
-0.2
1.82.3-0.4
-0.2
1.72.4-0.6
-0.4
5.56.3-0.9
-0.2
5.26.7-1.6
-0.9
1.41.7-0.4
-0.3
1.51.6-0.1
0.0
1.01.6-0.6
-0.4
1.01.6-0.6
-0.4
2.83.7-0.8
-0.5
2.83.7-0.8
-0.5
14.216.4-2.8
-1.3
15.315.2-0.6
0.9
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
169.1159.78.7
25.1
165.8163.02.5
18.9


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
15.910.75.1
6.8
15.011.63.3
5.1
15.710.84.8
6.6
15.311.14.1
5.9
11.49.32.1
3.4
11.19.61.4
2.8
6.44.22.0
2.9
5.65.00.4
1.4
4.22.91.1
1.7
3.73.40.2
0.8
2.92.20.6
1.0
2.62.50.0
0.4
5.05.3-0.2
0.4
5.54.80.6
1.3
0.30.20.0
0.1
0.20.3-0.1
-0.1
1.51.7-0.2
0.1
1.21.9-0.7
-0.4
0.10.10.0
0.1
0.10.10.0
0.0
2.42.6-0.4
0.1
2.62.40.1
0.5
0.00.00.0
0.0
0.00.00.0
0.0
0.00.2-0.2
-0.2
0.00.2-0.2
-0.2
0.71.0-0.3
-0.2
0.80.80.0
0.1
4.15.1-1.1
-0.4
4.25.0-0.8
-0.1
1.12.1-1.0
-0.7
1.41.9-0.6
-0.3
2.64.0-1.5
-1.0
2.83.7-1.0
-0.5
0.82.0-1.3
-1.0
1.01.8-0.8
-0.6
4.96.9-2.1
-1.3
5.26.5-1.3
-0.6
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
79.971.37.5
18.3
78.472.74.7
15.5


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
249.0231.016.2
43.4
244.3235.77.2
34.4


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.
12.011.8
0.503
2.01.4
0.587
0.00.0
0.000
5.84.6
0.559
13.410.0
0.571
0.70.9
0.441
0.00.0
0.000
4.64.8
0.488
12.011.6
0.507
0.80.7
0.531
0.00.0
0.000
4.84.7
0.502
4.12.1
0.664
0.10.2
0.474
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.2
0.468
6.69.0
0.423
0.80.5
0.601
0.00.0
0.000
6.35.6
0.528
7.45.4
0.580
0.40.3
0.534
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.3
0.444
11.510.8
0.515
0.80.7
0.513
0.00.0
0.000
2.32.1
0.529
7.17.1
0.501
0.60.6
0.490
0.00.0
0.000
1.21.2
0.481
5.85.6
0.509
0.50.5
0.483
0.00.0
0.000
2.23.2
0.412
2.62.8
0.485
0.20.2
0.427
0.00.0
0.000
1.61.7
0.494
0.60.9
0.399
0.00.0
0.667
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.3
0.522
5.45.7
0.483
0.50.7
0.421
0.00.0
0.000
2.62.4
0.526
1.31.8
0.416
0.10.1
0.526
0.00.0
0.000
1.51.4
0.504
0.71.0
0.409
0.10.0
0.702
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.4
0.664
0.91.0
0.470
0.10.1
0.514
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.420
0.00.1
0.155
0.00.0
0.044
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.1
0.692
1.21.1
0.520
0.10.0
0.701
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.3
0.511
0.20.1
0.697
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.318
0.10.2
0.339
0.00.0
0.228
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.356
0.20.3
0.414
0.00.0
0.673
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.585
0.00.1
0.415
0.00.0
0.740
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.542
0.40.6
0.374
0.00.0
0.493
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.3
0.444
1.21.9
0.381
0.10.1
0.427
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.3
0.575
4.25.1
0.447
0.30.4
0.446
0.00.0
0.000
0.71.1
0.414
0.80.9
0.450
0.10.1
0.596
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.6
0.529
0.61.2
0.328
0.00.1
0.406
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.3
0.572
2.32.8
0.451
0.20.3
0.390
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.6
0.343
9.39.7
0.488
0.70.9
0.454
0.00.0
0.000
5.34.7
0.532
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
112.7112.1
0.501
9.38.9
0.511
0.00.0
0.000
43.842.0
0.510


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
14.511.8
0.550
0.20.1
0.611
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
14.511.0
0.569
0.40.6
0.408
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
10.79.6
0.527
0.20.2
0.574
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.54.8
0.532
0.20.2
0.484
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.73.2
0.530
0.00.1
0.196
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.52.4
0.509
0.10.1
0.458
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.24.6
0.532
0.20.3
0.402
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.3
0.361
0.00.0
0.975
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.8
0.385
0.10.0
0.731
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.553
0.00.0
0.498
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.52.3
0.519
0.00.1
0.282
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.784
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.2
0.010
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.80.8
0.493
0.00.0
0.910
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
4.14.6
0.476
0.10.3
0.325
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.41.9
0.417
0.00.0
0.774
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.83.5
0.440
0.10.2
0.357
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.01.8
0.364
0.00.0
0.824
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.36.3
0.454
0.10.1
0.569
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
75.971.2
0.516
1.92.2
0.459


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
112.7112.1
0.501
9.38.9
0.511
75.971.2
0.516
45.644.2
0.508


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson8.28.20.4
Jerry Narron2.83.6-0.6
Brad Gulden1.72.4-0.6
Cliff Johnson0.30.4-0.2
Bruce Robinson0.20.4-0.2
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.215.0-1.1
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss13.512.40.2
Jim Spencer2.62.30.2
Thurman Munson0.20.3-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.00.0
George C. Scott0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Werth0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.315.00.3
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph19.817.82.8
Brian Doyle0.30.6-0.3
Fred Stanley0.30.4-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.418.82.4
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles17.517.00.3
Fred Stanley0.91.2-0.3
Roy Staiger0.30.3-0.0
Brian Doyle0.30.30.0
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.319.3-0.2
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent13.615.1-0.4
Fred Stanley1.61.60.1
Damaso Garcia1.01.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.117.9-0.4
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella11.110.7-0.1
Oscar Gamble4.73.01.7
Roy White2.43.4-1.1
Juan Beniquez1.81.50.3
Bobby Murcer0.81.0-0.2
Jay Johnstone1.00.80.2
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.60.6-0.0
Len Randle0.20.4-0.2
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.621.20.5
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers8.28.5-0.5
Bobby Murcer7.17.4-0.4
Juan Beniquez2.02.6-0.7
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.91.0-0.1
Len Randle0.70.9-0.3
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.1
Paul Blair0.20.10.1
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.220.7-2.0
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson18.115.32.0
Lou Piniella3.13.5-0.6
Bobby Murcer0.50.7-0.3
Juan Beniquez0.40.30.1
Paul Blair0.10.2-0.1
Jay Johnstone0.00.00.0
Darryl Jones0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.219.91.2
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer4.83.11.6
Roy White2.12.3-0.3
Chris Chambliss1.01.2-0.2
George C. Scott1.11.00.1
Darryl Jones0.81.1-0.3
Cliff Johnson1.00.80.1
Lou Piniella0.50.7-0.2
Thurman Munson0.40.4-0.0
Reggie Jackson0.00.3-0.3
Oscar Gamble0.10.2-0.1
Len Randle0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.811.10.3
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Roy White0.70.8-0.0
Jim Spencer0.60.7-0.0
Lou Piniella0.70.40.3
Jay Johnstone0.50.40.2
Oscar Gamble0.40.40.0
Mickey Rivers0.40.30.1
Reggie Jackson0.50.10.4
George C. Scott0.20.10.0
Len Randle0.10.2-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.10.10.0
Darryl Jones0.20.00.2
Chris Chambliss0.10.00.1
Dennis Werth0.00.1-0.1
Jerry Narron0.00.1-0.1
Bobby Murcer0.00.1-0.0
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.1
Willie Randolph0.00.00.0
Thurman Munson0.00.0-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL4.64.01.0
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses 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
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.2-0.1
  
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 John14.711.43.2
Ron Guidry14.211.82.3
Luis Tiant10.99.81.1
Catfish Hunter5.46.4-1.1
Ed Figueroa5.44.90.5
Jim Beattie4.14.7-0.6
Don Hood1.61.40.2
Ken Clay0.91.6-0.7
Dave Righetti0.80.80.0
Paul Mirabella0.11.0-0.9
Jim Kaat0.20.20.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL58.554.04.1
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Ron G. Davis5.65.00.4
Rich Gossage3.73.40.2
Jim Kaat2.32.2-0.0
Ken Clay1.92.2-0.4
Ray Burris1.41.9-0.6
Dick Tidrow1.31.9-0.7
Don Hood1.01.1-0.1
Paul Mirabella0.81.0-0.2
Ron Guidry0.40.10.3
Rick L. Anderson0.20.3-0.1
Jim Beattie0.20.2-0.0
Tommy John0.20.10.0
Bob Kammeyer0.00.2-0.2
Mike L. Griffin0.10.10.0
Roger Slagle0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.119.6-1.3


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 New York Yankees2.8-1.10.32.4-0.2-0.40.5-2.01.21.2


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Thurman Munson8.28.20.3
Jerry Narron2.83.6-0.7
Brad Gulden1.82.3-0.4
Cliff Johnson0.20.5-0.3
Bruce Robinson0.30.3-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.214.9-1.0
  
First Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Chris Chambliss13.412.50.1
Jim Spencer2.72.10.4
Thurman Munson0.20.3-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.00.0
George C. Scott0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Werth0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.315.00.4
  
Second Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Willie Randolph20.217.43.6
Brian Doyle0.30.6-0.3
Fred Stanley0.30.30.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.918.33.4
  
Third Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Graig Nettles18.316.21.9
Fred Stanley1.11.00.1
Roy Staiger0.30.4-0.1
Brian Doyle0.30.30.0
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.318.21.9
  
Shortstop
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Bucky Dent14.614.11.6
Fred Stanley1.51.7-0.1
Damaso Garcia1.20.90.4
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.416.72.0
  
Left Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Lou Piniella10.411.3-1.4
Oscar Gamble5.22.52.6
Roy White2.53.3-0.9
Juan Beniquez2.01.30.6
Bobby Murcer1.00.80.2
Jay Johnstone0.80.9-0.1
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.60.60.0
Len Randle0.30.3-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.821.00.9
  
Center Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Mickey Rivers8.18.6-0.7
Bobby Murcer7.57.00.4
Juan Beniquez2.22.3-0.2
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.81.1-0.4
Len Randle0.61.0-0.4
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.1
Paul Blair0.20.00.2
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.520.4-1.3
  
Right Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Reggie Jackson18.215.22.2
Lou Piniella2.73.9-1.5
Bobby Murcer0.60.7-0.1
Juan Beniquez0.30.3-0.0
Paul Blair0.10.2-0.1
Jay Johnstone0.00.00.0
Darryl Jones0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.820.30.4
  
Designated Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Jim Spencer4.43.50.9
Roy White2.32.10.1
Chris Chambliss1.11.1-0.0
George C. Scott1.11.00.0
Darryl Jones0.91.0-0.2
Cliff Johnson1.00.80.2
Lou Piniella0.50.7-0.3
Thurman Munson0.50.30.2
Reggie Jackson0.00.3-0.3
Oscar Gamble0.10.2-0.1
Len Randle0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL11.811.00.5
  
Pinch Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Roy White0.70.9-0.1
Jim Spencer0.70.60.2
Lou Piniella0.70.40.3
Jay Johnstone0.60.30.4
Oscar Gamble0.50.30.3
Mickey Rivers0.50.20.3
Reggie Jackson0.50.10.3
George C. Scott0.10.2-0.1
Len Randle0.10.2-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.10.2-0.0
Darryl Jones0.20.00.2
Chris Chambliss0.10.00.1
Dennis Werth0.00.1-0.1
Jerry Narron0.00.1-0.1
Bobby Murcer0.00.1-0.0
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.1
Willie Randolph0.00.00.0
Thurman Munson0.00.0-0.0
(Rogers) Bobby Brown0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL4.93.71.5
  
Pinch Runner
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
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
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.2-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Ron G. Davis0.00.0-0.0
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TOTAL0.00.0-0.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Tommy John15.410.74.6
Ron Guidry15.410.74.6
Luis Tiant11.49.32.1
Catfish Hunter4.96.9-2.1
Ed Figueroa5.05.3-0.2
Jim Beattie4.04.9-0.9
Don Hood1.91.00.9
Ken Clay0.71.8-1.1
Dave Righetti0.71.0-0.3
Paul Mirabella0.20.9-0.7
Jim Kaat0.30.10.2
------ ------ ------
TOTAL59.952.67.0
  
Relief Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Ron G. Davis6.44.22.0
Rich Gossage4.22.91.1
Jim Kaat2.12.5-0.5
Ken Clay1.92.2-0.3
Ray Burris1.12.1-1.0
Dick Tidrow1.51.7-0.2
Don Hood1.01.1-0.2
Paul Mirabella0.61.2-0.6
Ron Guidry0.50.10.4
Rick L. Anderson0.30.20.0
Jim Beattie0.10.2-0.1
Tommy John0.30.00.2
Bob Kammeyer0.00.2-0.2
Mike L. Griffin0.10.10.0
Roger Slagle0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.018.70.5


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1979 New York Yankees7.5-1.00.43.41.92.00.9-1.30.41.9


*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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