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Dave Kingman
1979 - Chicago Cubs


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Batting Statistics
TEAM G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB K BA OBP SLG SAC IBB HBP DP
Cubs
145
532
97
153
19
5
48
115
4
2
45
131
.288
.343
.613
8
7
4
7

Fielding Statistics
TEAM POSITION GAMES PUT OUTS ASSISTS ERRORS FIELD PCT LF GAMES RF GAMES
Cubs
OF
139
240
11
12
.954
139
0

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1980Trading Cards
1980 Topps Card #240
1980 Topps
#240

1980 Topps #202, Home Run Leaders
1980 Topps HR Leaders
#202

1980 Topps Big #16
1980 Topps Big
#16

1980 Sports Photo Assoc. Button #150
1980 S.P.A. Button
#150


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1979 Season Notes & Press Clippings
- Led the Major Leagues in Home Runs and Slugging Percentage.
- Hit three Home Runs in a game twice: May 17 vs. Phillies and July 28 vs. Mets.
- Hit 5 Home Runs over 2 consecutive games in July to tie a major league record.
- Named to the All-Star Team for the second time in his career, did not play due to injury.
- Dave narrowly missed tying a record with 28 Homers through June 30th, 1979 .

1979 MLB HOME RUN LEADERS
48--Dave Kingman (Cubs)
45--Gorman Thomas (Brewers)
45--Mike Schmidt (Phillies)
39--Fred Lynn (Red Sox)
39--Jim Rice (Red Sox)
36--Don Baylor (Angels)
35--Ken Singleton (Orioles)
34--Dave Winfield (Padres)
33--Bob Horner (Braves)
32--Willie Stargell (Pirates)
30--George Foster (Reds)


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Other 1979 Photos & Clippings
1979 Baseball Magazine Poster

1980 Kawasaki Snowmobile Promo Picture

5/17/79 Line Score: Phillies 23, Cubs 22

Sporting News Cover - 8/25/79

Gil Thorp comic strip


Being Interviewed by Lou Boudreau


















Congrats from Joey Amalfitano












(Courtesy
Bob Koppel)


(Courtesy
Bob Koppel)

Dave and Mike Schmidt
(Courtesy
Bob Koppel)


(Courtesy
Bob Koppel)

Cover of Japanese Dream Game Program

Batting Practice in Japan

Crossing the plate in Japan



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Trading cards Copyright 1980 Topps Gum Company, Baseball Magazine, Kawasaki, Sports Photo Assoc.

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