1979 Playoffs by Year

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A review of the 1979 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1979 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Willie StargellPittsburgh PiratesWorld Series MVPOF-1B6-2225LL1940-03-06Earlsboro,OK
1958-  0-   0-PIT
Willie StargellPittsburgh PiratesNLCS Most Valuable PlayerOF-1B6-2225LL1940-03-06Earlsboro,OK
1958-  0-   0-PIT
2 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1979

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
Baltimore OriolesALEast10257.642111Earl WeaverLost World Series (Pirates)
California AngelsALWest8874.543159Jim FregosiLost ALCS (Orioles)
Pittsburgh PiratesNLEast9864.605112Chuck TannerWon World Series (Orioles)
Cincinnati RedsNLWest9071.559136John McNamaraLost NLCS (Pirates)
4 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1979

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1979WSWorld SeriesPittsburgh PiratesBaltimore OriolesPIT wins series 4-3Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
1979ALCSAmerican League Championship SeriesBaltimore OriolesCalifornia AngelsBAL wins series 3-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
1979NLCSNational League Championship SeriesPittsburgh PiratesCincinnati RedsPIT wins series 3-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3
3 record(s)