Baseball America Executive Database

1979 Houston Astros

National League West: 89-73 (2nd)

Name Title Function
John McMullen General Partner
(Bought club 5/16/1979)
Ford Motor Co. (Corporate Ownership)
(Bought out G.E. 11/22/1978; Sold 5/16/1979)
Tal Smith President and General Manager General Manager
John Mullen Assistant to the General Manager
(Became Braves' GM 5/12/1979)
Assistant GM
Lynwood Stallings Director of Scouting Scouting Director
Bill Wood Director of Minor League Clubs Farm Director

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