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1999 Toronto Blue Jays season

1999 Toronto Blue Jays
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record84–78 (.519)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Interbrew,
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
General manager(s)Gord Ash
Manager(s)Jim Fregosi
Local televisionCBC Television
(Brian Williams, John Cerutti)
The Sports Network
(Dan Shulman, Buck Martinez)
CTV Sportsnet
(Rod Black, Joe Carter)
Local radioCHUM (AM)
(Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek)
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The 1999 Toronto Blue Jays season was the franchise's 23rd season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing third in the American League East with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses. The team set a franchise record for most runs scored in a season (883) and hits in a season (1,580). The previous Blue Jays records for most runs scored and most hits in a season were set in 1993 when the Jays scored 847 runs and collected 1,556 hits. Conversely, the Blue Jays pitching staff gave up the most runs of any Blue Jays team since 1979. It is the team's final season with original mascot BJ Birdy.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 64 0.605 48–33 50–31
Boston Red Sox 94 68 0.580 4 49–32 45–36
Toronto Blue Jays 84 78 0.519 14 40–41 44–37
Baltimore Orioles 78 84 0.481 20 41–40 37–44
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 93 0.426 29 33–48 36–45


Record vs. opponents

1999 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 3–9 1–9 5–5 1–9 5–5 7–5 6–4 6–4 8–4 6–6 7–5 6–6 3–9 6–12
Baltimore 9–3 5–7 7–3 1–9 5–5 6–4 8–1 4–9 5–7 5–5 5–7 6–6 1–11 11–7
Boston 9–1 7–5 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–2 6–4 8–4 4–6 7–3 4–9 4–5 9–3 6–12
Chicago 5–5 3–7 5–7 3–9 7–5 6–6 8–3–1 5–7 3–7 4–8 6–4 5–5 6–4 9–9
Cleveland 9–1 9–1 4–8 9–3 8–5 7–5 9–3 3–7 10–2 7–3 5–4 3–7 5–7 9–9
Detroit 5–5 5–5 5–7 5–7 5–8 7–4 6–6 5–7 4–6 3–7 4–5 5–5 2–10 8–10
Kansas City 5–7 4–6 2–8 6–6 5–7 4–7 5–8 5–4 6–6 7–5 2–8 4–6 3–7 6–12
Minnesota 4–6 1–8 4–6 3–8–1 3–9 6–6 8–5 4–6 7–5 4–8 5–5 0–12 4–6 10–7
New York 4–6 9–4 4–8 7–5 7–3 7–5 4–5 6–4 6–4 9–1 8–4 8–4 10–2 9–9
Oakland 4–8 7–5 6–4 7–3 2–10 6–4 6–6 5–7 4–6 6–6 9–1 5–7 8–2 12–6
Seattle 6–6 5–5 3–7 8–4 3–7 7–3 5–7 8–4 1–9 6–6 8–4 5–8 7–2 7–11
Tampa Bay 5–7 7–5 9–4 4–6 4–5 5–4 8–2 5–5 4–8 1–9 4–8 4–8 5–8 4–14
Texas 6–6 6–6 5–4 5–5 7–3 5–5 6–4 12–0 4–8 7–5 8–5 8–4 6–4 10–8
Toronto 9–3 11–1 3–9 4–6 7–5 10–2 7–3 6–4 2–10 2–8 2–7 8–5 4–6 9–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1999 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Game log

1999 Game Log

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Alex Gonzalez 38 154 45 .292 2 12

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Award winners

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse SkyChiefs International League Pat Kelly
AA Knoxville Smokies Southern League Omar Malavé
A Dunedin Blue Jays Florida State League Rocket Wheeler
A Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League Rolando Pino
A-Short Season St. Catharines Stompers New York–Penn League Eddie Rodríguez
Rookie Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Paul Elliott

[13]

References

  1. ^ [www.baseball-reference.com]
  2. ^ Rob Butler Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Roger Clemens Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ [www.baseball-reference.com]
  5. ^ Felipe Crespo Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ a b [www.baseball-reference.com]
  7. ^ Paul Spoljaric Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Jacob Brumfield Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ [www.baseball-reference.com]
  10. ^ Dan Plesac Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  11. ^ Brian McRae Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  12. ^ Blue Jays All-Stars | bluejays.com: History
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links

Preceded by
1998 Toronto Blue Jays season
1999 Toronto Blue Jays Season
1999
Succeeded by
2000 Toronto Blue Jays season