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A high-level summary of the 1979 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
Season
1979
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
AL: NL:
#1 Draft Pick
Al Chambers (Seattle Mariners)
All-Star Game
Seattle,Washington
Teams
26
Players
Attendance
Payroll
$0
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1979 MLB Batting Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Boston Red SoxEastAL173355388411567310341948056043512708334259---158.283.344.456.80061842527538.269.173.2928.2811.451.3828.53.1434.3
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL1762565385115962867911679120776528675355776---114.282.343.422.76563492388481.257.140.3008.3210.631.2848.71.8330.1
California AngelsWestAL1667555086615632424316480810053589843377956---136.282.351.429.78063112383449.262.147.3049.3313.361.4333.82.6028.7
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL1579553680715522914118576610053549745207250---130.280.345.448.79362272480517.275.168.2948.8211.961.3629.92.9733.3
Minnesota TwinsWestAL1866554476415442564611271466455266933114253---116.278.341.402.74362962228414.222.124.2998.3511.011.3249.51.7826.8
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL2110573473115942796310068511669460838276363---116.278.331.401.73263472299442.211.123.3077.2513.201.8257.31.5827.7
Texas RangersWestAL186055627501549252261407187951461607337859---135.278.334.409.74361932273418.218.131.2897.449.801.3239.72.2627.0
Chicago White SoxWestAL181254637301505290331276809762454668365845---151.275.333.410.74360562242450.224.135.2927.5011.031.4743.02.1029.9
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL2188566177515412645214871018066483855329856---113.272.330.416.74663302353464.249.144.2967.6313.511.7738.22.3430.1
Chicago CubsEastNL222055507061494250431356637352478762357742---126.269.329.403.73261822235428.223.134.2897.7312.331.5941.12.1828.6
Detroit TigersEastAL1755537577014462213516472917686575814225652---140.269.339.415.75460802229420.269.146.2889.4613.391.4232.82.7029.0
Seattle MarinersWestAL1802554471114902505213267612652515725286154---158.269.331.404.73562022240434.242.135.2868.3011.691.4142.02.1329.1
New York YankeesEastAL176254217341443226401506946546509590185063---148.266.328.406.73460612199416.237.140.2738.409.731.1636.12.4728.8
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL2155546368314532505311964112876602764376057---124.266.340.396.73662192166422.250.130.2889.6812.281.2745.91.9129.0
Cincinnati RedsWestNL207254777311445266311326869947614902196246---128.264.338.396.73462182169429.254.132.2929.8714.511.4741.52.1229.7
Montreal ExposEastNL2021546570114452734214365112156432890276738---123.264.319.408.72760292231458.235.144.2917.1714.762.0638.22.3731.7
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL2060549073914432202418371310646556834238336---145.263.331.412.74361882260427.261.149.2798.9913.481.5030.02.9629.6
Baltimore OriolesEastAL181753717571401258241817179949608847314254---143.261.336.419.75561062250463.281.158.2779.9613.871.3929.72.9633.0
Cleveland IndiansEastAL1721537676013882062913870714390657786427060---122.258.340.384.72462052066373.258.126.27710.5912.671.2039.02.2226.9
Atlanta BravesWestNL209354226691389220281266269850490818236238---112.256.318.377.69560352043374.220.121.2808.1213.551.6743.02.0926.9
Houston AstrosWestNL2048539458313822245249542190954617452210943---105.256.315.344.65960291857325.191.088.2877.6512.361.62110.10.8123.5
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL16525423613136225334955627556448663366538---131.251.311.363.67460101968382.198.112.2697.4511.031.4857.11.5828.0
New York MetsEastNL215855915931399255417455813579498817356640---117.250.313.350.66362301958370.199.100.2807.9913.111.6475.61.1926.5
San Francisco GiantsWestNL2168539567213281923612561614073580925208947---100.246.319.365.68461311967353.238.119.2749.4615.091.5943.22.0426.6
San Diego PadresWestNL2183544660313161935393559100585347703211343---104.242.311.348.65961681894339.212.106.2648.6612.481.4458.61.5125.8
Oakland AthleticsWestAL1684534857312761883210854110469482751207546---131.239.302.346.64859711852328.204.107.2588.0712.581.5649.51.8125.7
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

1979 MLB Pitching Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL531094.85357162446118195111,417.01537862763165594613647401.509.761.053.773.895.471.03.327
Oakland AthleticsWestAL541084.78405162413121243201,429.31606860759147654726724491.5810.110.934.124.575.421.11.333
Seattle MarinersWestAL67954.61379162375125217261,438.01567820736165571736432331.499.811.033.574.615.131.29.414
Cleveland IndiansEastAL81804.58402161285133241321,431.71502805729138570781445231.459.450.873.584.915.061.37.503
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL85774.46401162427120239271,448.31477816717165536640402281.399.181.033.333.985.071.19.525
California AngelsWestAL88744.34371162469116209331,436.01463768692131573820535331.429.170.823.595.144.811.43.543
Detroit TigersEastAL84764.28381160252135221371,423.31429738677167547802514481.399.041.063.465.074.671.47.525
Atlanta BravesWestNL66944.18443160321128283341,407.714967636541324947794510451.419.570.843.164.984.881.58.413
San Francisco GiantsWestNL71914.17464162255137302341,436.01484751665143577880509271.449.300.903.625.524.711.53.438
Minnesota TwinsWestAL82804.16376162313131214331,444.31590725667128452721397151.419.910.802.824.494.521.60.506
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL84784.164241633310130261291,441.314557186661354777873618291.349.090.842.984.914.481.65.519
Chicago White SoxWestAL73864.13395159289131236371,409.01365748647114618675507401.418.720.733.954.314.781.09.459
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL95664.043651616112100204231,439.71563722646162381580481201.359.771.012.383.634.521.52.590
Boston Red SoxEastAL91694.03358160479113198291,431.31487711641133463731313371.369.350.842.914.604.471.58.569
Chicago CubsEastNL80823.90449162205142287441,446.71500707627127521933405431.409.330.793.245.814.401.79.494
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL79833.86402162305132240341,444.014257176201015558114411271.378.880.633.465.054.471.46.488
Texas RangersWestAL83793.86379162265136217421,437.01371698617135532773372281.328.590.853.334.844.371.45.512
New York YankeesEastAL89713.85377160438117217371,432.31446672613123455731451141.339.090.772.864.594.221.61.556
New York MetsEastNL63993.84491163165147328361,482.714867066331206078194511241.419.020.733.694.974.291.35.389
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL86763.74438163387125275251,486.714496936171275017884510181.318.770.773.034.774.201.57.531
San Diego PadresWestNL68933.70440161295132279251,453.01438681598108513779239231.348.910.673.184.834.221.52.422
Cincinnati RedsWestNL90713.60442161277134281401,440.31415644576103485773307181.328.840.643.034.834.021.59.559
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL98643.42489163242139326521,493.31424643568125504904529311.298.580.753.045.453.881.79.605
Baltimore OriolesEastAL102573.283261595210107167301,434.31279582522133467786365141.228.030.832.934.933.651.68.642
Houston AstrosWestNL89733.203991625517107237311,447.7127858251490504854555241.237.950.563.135.313.621.69.549
Montreal ExposEastNL95653.144201603313127260391,447.31379581505116450813287231.268.580.722.805.063.611.81.594
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))