1979 Toronto Blue Jays Roster

The 1979 Toronto Blue Jays 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 Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays salary list, a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1979 Toronto Blue Jays

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Complete Roster

6-03
220
Right
Right
1947-02-20
6-04
220
Right
Right
1955-12-18
6-03
203
Right
Right
1956-07-18
5-11
200
Right
Right
1951-10-31
6-03
195
Left
Left
1955-10-21
6-02
170
Right
Right
1949-05-02
6-02
180
Right
Right
1958-06-20
6-03
195
Right
Right
1949-03-03
6-04
235
Right
Right
1950-08-17
6-01
180
Right
Right
1955-07-21
6-03
195
Right
Right
1949-07-09
6-01
195
Right
Right
1946-05-29
6-02
184
Left
Left
1951-01-25
6-03
185
Right
Right
1945-12-30
6-01
195
Right
Right
1957-07-22
6-02
180
Right
Right
1951-11-20
5-11
170
Left
Right
1953-12-22
6-02
210
Left
Left
1950-12-26
5-11
192
Right
Right
1954-05-19
6-00
180
Right
Right
1952-03-01
6-04
175
Right
Both
1959-03-17
5-09
150
Right
Right
1951-08-19
5-11
165
Right
Both
1957-10-06
6-01
190
Right
Left
1953-12-18
6-01
170
Right
Left
1949-07-22
6-03
232
Right
Right
1948-09-30
6-03
220
Left
Left
1949-02-18
6-01
195
Right
Both
1950-03-14
6-01
210
Right
Right
1946-10-02
5-11
170
Right
Right
1951-07-10
5-11
185
Right
Right
1953-08-05
6-01
205
Right
Both
1954-05-24
6-03
193
Right
Left
1953-07-13
6-00
195
Right
Right
1950-11-29
6-00
165
Right
Both
1958-12-16
6-03
195
Left
Left
1953-08-08
6-03
200
Right
Right
1939-09-01
6-01
160
Right
Right
1959-04-04
6-00
215
Left
Left
1947-01-15
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The 1979 Toronto Blue Jays played 162 games during the regular season, won 53 games, lost 109 games, and finished in seventh position. They played their home games at Exhibition Stadium (Park Factors: 101/103) where 1,431,651 fans witnessed their 1979 Blue Jays finish the season with a .327 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 Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day starters list, a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays salary list, a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays uniform number breakdown and a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays primary starters list:

1979 Toronto Blue Jays
Salaries

John Mayberry $450,000.00
Rico Carty $220,000.00
Dave Stieb $31,000.00
Alfredo Griffin $25,500.00
Al Woods $22,800.00
Danny Ainge $21,000.00
Bobby Brown $21,000.00
Joe Cannon $21,000.00
Jim Clancy $21,000.00
Butch Edge $21,000.00
Jerry Garvin $21,000.00
Pedro Hernandez $21,000.00
Phil Huffman $21,000.00
Jackson Todd $21,000.00
Ted Wilborn $21,000.00
Mike Willis $21,000.00

Did you know that a 1979 Toronto Blue Jays 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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