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1979 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 739-717 + 22
Roster Continuity 79.43% 13/26
Manager(s): Tom Lasorda
General Manager: Al Campanis
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 2,860,954 1/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Steve Howe (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Mark Cresse
First Base Coach: Monty Basgall
First Base Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Hitting Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Red Adams
Third Base Coach: Preston Gomez

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Monday (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Bob Welch (#20), Rick Sutcliffe (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41223.5
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1LANvs SDNL3-40-1469No134-1
    2LANvs SDNW10-11-13613No0.51358  
    3LANvs SDNW5-22-13511Yes0.518711
    4LANvs SDNW6-53-1247Yes0.5241212  
    5LAN@ HOUW2-14-1135Yes--261313
    6LAN@ HOUL1-24-2369Yes0.5271512  
    7LAN@ HOUL3-104-33511Yes1.530255  
    8LANvs ATLL2-104-43613No23235-3  
    9LANvs ATLL1-24-54715No2.53337-4
    10LANvs ATLW6-55-53614No2.53942-3
    11LANvs ATLL4-115-64715No2.54353-10
    12LANvs HOUL0-45-74918No3.54357-14  
    13LANvs HOUW10-66-74715No2.55363-10  
    14LANvs HOUL0-46-85817No3.55367-14  
    15LAN@ SFNL2-36-95818No4.55570-15  
    16LAN@ SFNW2-17-95917No4.55771-14  
    17LAN@ SFNW9-28-94816No4.56673-7  
    18LAN@ PHIL3-48-105918No56977-8  
    19LAN@ PHIL6-78-115919No5.57584-9  
    20LAN@ PHIL4-58-1251020No5.57989-10  
    21LAN@ NYNW3-19-123718No68290-8  
    22LAN@ NYNW8-310-133717No5.59399-6  
    23LAN@ NYNL3-610-133717No5.59399-6
    24LAN@ MONL4-810-143818No6.597107-10  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    25LAN@ MONL3-710-1551020No6.5100114-14
    26LANvs PHIW5-211-155919No6105116-11  
    27LANvs PHIL2-511-165919No6107121-14  
    28LANvs PHIL0-1111-1751020No6107132-25  
    29LANvs PHIL0-411-1851121No6.5107136-29  
    30LANvs NYNW5-212-1851020No6112138-26
    31LANvs NYNW3-213-184818No5115140-25
    32LANvs NYNW7-214-184818No5122142-20  
    33LANvs NYNW14-115-183717No4136143-7  
    34LANvs MONW7-016-183716No3.51431430  
    35LANvs MONW4-317-183715No2.51471461  
    36LANvs MONW8-218-183715No2.51551487
    37LAN@ ATLW5-419-183715No21601528  
    38LAN@ ATLL2-319-193716No31621557
    39LAN@ ATLL3-619-204817No3.51651614  
    40LAN@ CINL6-719-214817No4.51711683  
    41LAN@ CINL4-519-224918No5.51751732
    42LAN@ CINW6-420-224816No4.51811774
    43LAN@ SDNL2-320-234817No51831803  
    44LAN@ SDNL6-720-244817No51891872  
    45LAN@ SDNW4-221-244817No51931894  
    46LANvs CINW17-622-244716No3.521019515  
    47LANvs CINL1-322-254817No4.521119813  
    48LANvs CINW8-723-254716No3.521920514
    49LANvs CINL2-323-264919No4.522120813
    50LANvs SFNW6-524-264818No3.522721314  
    51LANvs SFNW6-525-264818No323321815
    52LANvs SFNW12-1026-263717No324522817
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    53LAN@ SLNL7-826-273716No425223616  
    54LAN@ SLNL5-1226-284818No52572489  
    55LAN@ SLNL4-626-294818No62612547  
    56LAN@ PITW4-227-293716No62652569  
    57LAN@ PITL1-327-303717No62662597
    58LAN@ PITL4-527-313718No72702646
    59LAN@ CHNW11-428-313717No728126813  
    60LAN@ CHNL3-528-324920No728427311
    61LAN@ CHNL3-1028-334920No82872834
    62LANvs SLNL7-928-344920No82942922  
    63LANvs SLNW9-329-344920No73032958  
    64LANvs SLNW9-830-344920No73123039
    65LANvs PITL2-630-354920No83143095
    66LANvs PITL3-630-364920No83173152  
    67LANvs PITL1-530-3741021No8318320-2
    68LANvs CHNW7-331-374920No83253232  
    69LANvs CHNL4-731-384920No9329330-1
    70LAN@ ATLW6-432-384920No93353341
    71LAN@ ATLL2-332-394920No103373370
    72LAN@ ATLL3-732-404920No11340344-4  
    73LAN@ ATLL2-432-414920No12342348-6  
    74LANvs SDNW4-333-414920No11.5346351-5  
    75LANvs SDNL1-533-424920No12.5347356-9  
    76LANvs CINL1-933-4351123No12.5348365-17  
    77LANvs CINL1-233-4451123No13.5349367-18
    78LANvs ATLL2-533-4551123No14.5351372-21
    79LANvs ATLL4-733-4651123No15.5355379-24  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    80LANvs ATLL1-233-4751123No16.5356381-25
    81LAN@ SDNW6-334-4751122No16362384-22  
    82LAN@ SDNL2-334-4851123No17364387-23  
    83LAN@ SDNL0-634-4961224No18364393-29  
    84LAN@ MONL4-634-5061224No18.5368399-31
    85LAN@ MONL1-234-5161224No18369401-32  
    86LAN@ MONW8-635-5161224No17377407-30
    87LAN@ MONL0-335-5261224No17.5377410-33  
    88LAN@ NYNW7-436-5261224No16.5384414-30
    89LAN@ NYNL3-436-5361224No16.5387418-31  
    90LAN@ NYNL5-1236-5461224No16.5392430-38  
    91LAN@ PHIL2-336-5561224No16.5394433-39
    92LAN@ PHIL7-1036-5661224No17.5401443-42
    93LAN@ PHIL3-1036-5761224No17.5404453-49
    94LANvs MONW7-337-5761224No16411456-45  
    95LANvs MONW6-538-5761224No15417461-44  
    96LANvs MONL2-738-5861224No15419468-49  
    97LANvs NYNW4-339-5861224No15423471-48  
    98LANvs NYNW3-140-5861224No15426472-46  
    99LANvs PHIW15-341-5851123No15441475-34  
    100LANvs PHIW16-842-5851123No15457483-26  
    101LAN@ HOUW6-543-5851122No14463488-25
    102LAN@ HOUW11-744-5851122No13474495-21  
    103LAN@ HOUL2-544-5951122No14476500-24  
    104LAN@ HOUL3-444-6051122No15479504-25  
    105LAN@ CINL4-944-6151123No15483513-30  
    106LAN@ CINW7-645-6151122No15490519-29
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107LAN@ CINL5-1045-6251123No16495529-34
    108LANvs SFNW11-346-6251123No16506532-26  
    109LANvs SFNW4-347-6251122No16.5510535-25  
    110LANvs SFNW8-148-6251122No16.5518536-18  
    111LANvs SFNL1-748-6351122No17519543-24  
    112LANvs HOUW10-849-6351021No16529551-22
    113LANvs HOUL1-449-6451021No17530555-25  
    114LANvs HOUW4-350-6451021No16534558-24
    115LAN@ SFNW9-051-6451021No16543558-15  
    116LAN@ SFNW7-452-644920No15.5550562-12
    117LAN@ SFNL1-452-6551021No15.5551566-15  
    118LAN@ SLNW9-053-654920No16560566-6  
    119LAN@ SLNW6-554-654919No15566571-5
    120LAN@ SLNW4-255-654919No14.5570573-3  
    121LAN@ PITW7-656-654919No13.5577579-2
    122LAN@ PITW5-157-653818No12.55825802  
    123LAN@ PITL0-257-663818No12.55825820  
    124LAN@ CHNL1-257-673818No13.5583584-1
    125LAN@ CHNW4-258-673818No12.55875861
    126LAN@ CHNW7-259-673818No12.55945886
    127LANvs SLNL5-1259-683818No12.5599600-1  
    128LANvs SLNL4-559-693818No13.5603605-2  
    129LANvs SLNW4-160-693818No13.56076061
    130LANvs PITW4-261-693818No13.56116083  
    131LANvs PITL1-461-703818No146126120  
    132LANvs PITL1-461-713818No15613616-3
    133LANvs CHNL1-461-723818No15.5614620-6
    134LANvs CHNW6-462-723818No14.5620624-4
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    135LANvs CHNW5-463-723818No14625628-3  
    136LANvs CHNW6-264-723818No136316301  
    137LAN@ HOUW1-065-723818No12.56326302  
    138LAN@ HOUL4-965-733818No13636639-3
    139LAN@ ATLW5-366-733818No13641642-1
    140LAN@ ATLL2-666-743818No14643648-5
    141LAN@ CINW6-567-743818No13649653-4
    142LAN@ CINL1-467-753818No13.5650657-7
    143LAN@ CINW3-168-753818No13653658-5
    144LANvs SDNL1-368-763818No13.5654661-7
    145LANvs SDNW5-269-763818No13.5659663-4
    146LANvs SDNW8-670-763818No13667669-2
    147LANvs CINW2-071-763818No126696690  
    148LANvs CINL1-271-773818No13670671-1  
    149LANvs CINL0-271-783818No14670673-3  
    150LANvs ATLW9-472-783818No136796772  
    151LANvs ATLW6-173-783818No126856787  
    152LANvs SFNW7-274-783818No1269268012  
    153LANvs SFNW3-075-783818No1269568015
    154LAN@ SDNL1-375-793818No1269668313  
    155LAN@ SDNL8-1075-803818No1270469311
    156LAN@ SDNW5-276-803818No1270969514
    157LAN@ SFNW11-277-803818No1172069723  
    158LAN@ SFNW8-478-803818No1172870127
    159LAN@ SFNL3-578-813818No11.573170625
    160LANvs HOUW6-579-813717No11.573771126
    161LANvs HOUL0-379-823818No11.573771423
    162LANvs HOUL2-379-833818No11.573971722


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