1979 Baltimore Orioles Roster

The 1979 Baltimore Orioles team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1979 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1979 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1979 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1979 Baltimore Orioles

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Complete Roster

6-00
195
Left
Left
1951-12-16
6-00
175
Right
Right
1954-09-02
6-04
190
Right
Right
1956-12-29
6-01
185
Right
Right
1954-05-14
5-10
180
Left
Left
1950-05-31
6-01
190
Left
Both
1954-01-18
6-03
196
Right
Right
1945-10-15
6-04
205
Left
Left
1955-07-03
6-02
195
Right
Right
1951-02-12
6-03
208
Right
Right
1954-10-28
6-07
250
Right
Right
1953-01-24
5-10
175
Right
Right
1947-07-14
6-00
190
Right
Right
1949-09-13
6-01
175
Right
Left
1940-12-22
6-02
200
Right
Right
1951-06-12
6-01
170
Right
Right
1944-06-08
6-01
195
Left
Left
1955-05-09
6-00
180
Right
Right
1952-07-27
6-02
194
Right
Right
1950-08-29
5-11
180
Right
Right
1953-10-14
6-01
180
Right
Left
1954-09-17
6-02
200
Right
Both
1956-02-24
185
Right
Both
1953-07-14
6-01
185
Right
Right
1951-02-07
5-08
175
Right
Left
1947-04-21
6-02
200
Right
Right
1955-11-03
6-02
185
Left
Left
1951-11-13
6-01
185
Left
Left
1944-07-30
6-00
175
Right
Left
1947-01-27
6-00
190
Right
Left
1950-05-21
6-03
205
Right
Right
1954-12-05
6-04
213
Right
Both
1947-06-10
6-00
180
Left
Left
1947-02-16
6-03
205
Right
Right
1943-03-23
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The 1979 Baltimore Orioles played 159 games during the regular season, won 102 games, lost 57 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Memorial Stadium (Park Factors: 96/95) where 1,681,009 fans witnessed their 1979 Orioles finish the season with a .642 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1979 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1979 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list:

1979 Baltimore Orioles
Salaries

Jim Palmer $250,000.00
Al Bumbry $150,000.00
Tippy Martinez $150,000.00
Ken Singleton $150,000.00
Dennis Martinez $53,000.00
Eddie Murray $24,000.00
Tom Chism $21,000.00
Mark Corey $21,000.00
John Flinn $21,000.00
Dave Ford $21,000.00
Wayne Krenchicki $21,000.00
Jeff Rineer $21,000.00
Dave Skaggs $21,000.00
Sammy Stewart $21,000.00

Did you know that a 1979 Baltimore Orioles Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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