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Cincinnati Reds

1979 Cincinnati Reds Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 90-71
Finished 1st in the NL's West Division

Won Division

Manager: John McNamara (90-71)

1979 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1979 Cincinnati Reds Game-by-Game Results

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the season with a record of 90 wins and 71 losses, finishing first in the NL's West Division. John McNamara served as manager. The 1979 Cincinnati Reds qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Rick Auerbach3BRRFebruary 15, 19506'0"165
Doug BairPRRAugust 22, 19496'0"170
Johnny BenchCRRDecember 7, 19476'1"197
Paul BlairCFRRFebruary 1, 19446'0"168
Bill BonhamPRROctober 1, 19486'3"190
Pedro BorbonPRRDecember 2, 19466'2"185
Doug CapillaPLLJanuary 7, 19525'11"160
Dave CollinsRFBLOctober 20, 19525'11"175
Dave ConcepcionSSRRJune 17, 19486'2"155
Vic CorrellCRRFebruary 5, 19465'10"185
Hector CruzRFRRApril 2, 19535'11"170
Arturo DeFreites1BRRApril 26, 19536'2"195
Dan Driessen1BLRJuly 29, 19515'11"187
George FosterLFRRDecember 1, 19486'1"180
Cesar GeronimoCFLLMarch 11, 19486'0"165
Ken GriffeyRFLLApril 10, 19505'11"190
Ken HendersonRFBRJune 15, 19466'2"180
Tom HumePRRMarch 29, 19536'1"185
Junior Kennedy2BRRAugust 9, 19505'11"175
Ray Knight3BRRDecember 28, 19526'1"185
Mike LaCossPRRMay 30, 19566'5"185
Charlie LeibrandtPRLOctober 4, 19566'3"195
Sam MejiasCFRRMay 9, 19526'0"170
Joe Morgan2BLRSeptember 19, 19435'7"160
Paul MoskauPRRDecember 20, 19536'2"200
Fred NormanPBLAugust 20, 19425'8"155
Ron OesterSSBRMay 5, 19566'2"185
Frank PastorePRRAugust 21, 19576'2"188
Rafael Santo DomingoPBRNovember 24, 19556'0"160
Manny SarmientoPRRFebruary 2, 19566'0"170
Tom SeaverPRRNovember 17, 19446'1"195
Mario SotoPRRJuly 12, 19566'0"174
Harry Spilman1BLRJuly 18, 19546'1"180
Champ SummersOFLRJune 15, 19466'2"205
Dave TomlinPLLJune 22, 19496'2"180