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1979 New York Yankees (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 89-71 .556
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 734-672 + 62
Manager(s): Billy Martin, Bob Lemon
General Manager: Cedric Tallis (1979-11-02), Gene Michael
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 2,537,765 3/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Todd Demeter (#51) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Morgan
Assistant Coach: Jim Hegan
Bench Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Torborg
First Base Coach: Jeff Torborg
Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Thurman Munson (#4), Don Hood (#17), Bruce Robinson (#21)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 New York Yankees. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 New York Yankees Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1NYAvs MILL1-50-1488No115-4 
    2NYAvs MILL3-40-261224No249-5
    3NYAvs MILW2-11-251116No1610-4
    4NYA@ BALW7-62-25614No11316-3
    5NYA@ BALL5-62-34916No1.51822-4 
    6NYA@ BALW5-03-34814No0.523221 
    7NYA@ CHAL2-123-45916No1.52534-9 
    8NYA@ CHAW8-54-44815No1.53339-6
    9NYA@ CHAW6-55-43711No1.53944-5
    10NYAvs BALW5-16-4368No0.54445-1 
    11NYAvs BALW3-17-4247Yes0.547461
    12NYAvs BALL3-67-5358Yes0.55052-2 
    13NYAvs TEXW5-38-5247Yes--55550
    14NYAvs TEXL0-58-6259Yes15560-5 
    15NYAvs TEXW5-19-6258Yes16061-1 
    16NYA@ OAKW3-110-6247Yes163621 
    17NYA@ OAKL0-110-7258Yes263630
    18NYA@ SEAL5-610-8469No2.56869-1
    19NYA@ SEAL2-310-94812No2.57072-2
    20NYA@ SEAL5-610-104813No3.57578-3 
    21NYA@ CALL1-210-114813No3.57680-4 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22NYA@ CALW12-811-114813No388880 
    23NYA@ CALL0-111-124813No48889-1 
    24NYAvs OAKL5-1111-134815No4.593100-7
    25NYAvs OAKW5-412-134815No4.598104-6 
    26NYAvs OAKW6-513-134814No4.5104109-5 
    27NYAvs SEAL4-1213-144814No4.5108121-13 
    28NYAvs SEAW5-314-144814No4.5113124-11
    29NYAvs SEAW5-015-144813No3.5118124-6 
    30NYAvs SEAW8-116-144713No3.51261251 
    31NYAvs CALL1-416-154714No4.5127129-2 
    32NYAvs CALW6-517-154714No4.5133134-1 
    33NYAvs CALW12-1018-154713No41451441 
    34NYAvs DETL1-318-164813No4.5146147-1 
    35NYAvs DETW11-319-164813No41571507 
    36NYAvs DETW6-220-164712No3.516315211 
    37NYA@ BOSW10-021-163610No317315221 
    38NYA@ BOSL3-421-173610No417615620
    39NYA@ BOSW2-022-173610No417815622 
    40NYA@ DETL1-322-183610No4.517915920 
    41NYA@ DETW12-823-18369No3.519116724 
    42NYA@ DETL3-423-193610No4.519417123 
    43NYA@ CLEL4-823-204813No619817919 
    44NYA@ CLEL0-524-214813No520318815 
    45NYA@ CLEW5-424-214813No520318815 
    46NYA@ MILW2-125-213711No420518916 
    47NYA@ MILL3-725-224813No520819612 
    48NYA@ MILW5-226-223712No421319815 
    49NYA@ MILL4-526-234813No4.521720314 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    50NYAvs CHAW4-027-234813No3.522120318 
    51NYAvs CHAL0-727-244813No4.522121011 
    52NYAvs CHAW3-228-243712No3.522421212 
    53NYAvs KCAW8-329-243710No3.523221517 
    54NYAvs KCAL1-329-254812No3.523321815 
    55NYAvs MINW3-230-254811No3.523622016 
    56NYAvs MINL1-430-264811No4.523722413
    57NYA@ KCAW11-1031-264710No4.524823414 
    58NYA@ KCAL8-931-274812No5.525624313 
    59NYA@ KCAW10-432-27349Yes5.526624719 
    60NYA@ MINW4-133-27347Yes527024822 
    61NYA@ MINL7-833-28348Yes627725621
    62NYA@ MINL2-433-294610No6.527926019
    63NYA@ TEXL5-933-304812No7.528426915 
    64NYA@ TEXW3-234-304610No728727116 
    65NYA@ TEXL3-634-314713No829027713 
    66NYAvs TORL4-534-324814No9.529428212
    67NYAvs TORW2-135-334714No1029828612
    68NYAvs TORL2-335-334714No1029828612 
    69NYAvs TORW3-136-334613No9.530128714
    70NYAvs CLEW3-237-33459Yes9.530428915
    71NYAvs CLEW6-538-33458Yes1031029416 
    72NYAvs CLEW8-239-33478No931829622
    73NYA@ TORL1-339-34479No1031929920 
    74NYA@ TORW11-240-34479No1033030129 
    75NYA@ TORW5-341-34468No9.533530431 
    76NYAvs BOSL2-341-35479No1133730730 
    77NYAvs BOSL2-341-364810No1233931029 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78NYAvs BOSW6-542-36489No1234531530
    79NYAvs BOSW7-243-36479No1135231735 
    80NYAvs MILL2-743-37479No1135432430 
    81NYAvs MILW4-344-37479No1035832731
    82NYAvs MILL0-344-38479No10.535833028 
    83NYA@ OAKW4-346-38468No936533332 
    84NYA@ OAKW3-046-38468No936533332 
    85NYA@ OAKW8-347-38468No837333637
    86NYA@ OAKW2-048-38468No837533639 
    87NYA@ SEAL1-548-39469No8.537634135 
    88NYA@ SEAL1-1648-40469No9.537735720 
    89NYA@ SEAW14-249-40469No939135932 
    90NYA@ CALL1-649-41469No939236527 
    91NYA@ CALL7-849-42469No1039937326 
    92NYA@ CALL4-549-434712No1140337825 
    93NYAvs OAKW10-250-434610No10.541338033 
    94NYAvs OAKL1-550-444712No11.541438529
    95NYAvs OAKW12-451-444711No11.542638937 
    96NYAvs SEAW4-052-444711No11.543038941 
    97NYAvs SEAW6-253-444710No11.543639145
    98NYAvs CALW6-554-444610No1244239646
    99NYAvs CALL5-954-454610No1244740542
    100NYAvs CALW2-055-45458Yes1244940544 
    101NYA@ MILL5-655-464610No1345441143 
    102NYA@ MILL2-955-474610No1345642036 
    103NYA@ MILL3-555-484610No1445942534
    104NYA@ CHAW7-256-484610No1446642739
    105NYA@ CHAW7-357-48458Yes1447343043
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    106NYA@ CHAW9-158-48458Yes1448243151 
    107NYAvs BALL0-158-49458Yes1548243250
    108NYAvs BALL4-558-50459Yes1648643749
    109NYAvs BALW3-259-50458Yes1548943950 
    110NYAvs BALW5-460-50458Yes1449444351 
    111NYAvs CHAL5-960-51459Yes1449945247
    112NYAvs CHAW4-361-51458Yes1350345548
    113NYAvs CHAL1-561-524510Yes1450446044 
    114NYA@ BALL6-861-53459Yes1551046842 
    115NYAvs TEXW3-262-53459Yes1451347043 
    116NYAvs TEXW6-563-53459Yes1451947544
    117NYAvs TEXW4-364-53458Yes1452347845
    118NYAvs MINL1-564-54458Yes1452448341 
    119NYAvs MINL2-564-554510Yes1452648838 
    120NYAvs MINW5-365-554510Yes1453149140
    121NYAvs MINW4-366-554510Yes1353549441
    122NYA@ KCAW17-467-55459Yes1355249854
    123NYA@ KCAW6-268-55458Yes1255850058 
    124NYA@ KCAL1-368-56459Yes12.555950356 
    125NYA@ MINW7-569-56448Yes12.556650858
    126NYA@ MINL1-469-57459Yes1356751255
    127NYA@ TEXW7-470-57448Yes13.557451658
    128NYA@ TEXL2-1070-58449Yes1457652650 
    129NYA@ TEXW7-571-58448Yes14.558353152
    130NYAvs KCAL3-871-59448Yes15.558653947 
    131NYAvs KCAW7-372-59448Yes14.559354251 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    132NYAvs KCAL8-972-60448Yes14.560155150
    133NYAvs KCAW6-573-60448Yes14.560755651 
    134NYAvs BOSW10-674-60448Yes1561756255
    135NYAvs BOSW3-275-60448Yes14.562056456
    136NYAvs BOSL0-575-61448Yes1562056951 
    137NYA@ DETW3-176-61448Yes1562357053 
    138NYA@ DETL0-676-62449Yes1662357647 
    139NYA@ DETW5-477-62448Yes1662858048
    140NYA@ DETL1-377-63459Yes1762958346
    141NYA@ BOSW8-378-63448Yes15.563758651
    142NYA@ BOSL2-978-64448Yes15.563959544 
    143NYA@ BOSW10-379-64448Yes15.564959851 
    144NYAvs DETL3-480-65448Yes15.565960356
    145NYAvs DETW7-180-65448Yes15.565960356
    146NYAvs DETL4-880-66448Yes16.566361152 
    147NYA@ CLEL1-580-68448Yes1866962247 
    148NYA@ CLEL5-680-68448Yes1866962247 
    149NYA@ CLEL3-1680-69459Yes1867263834 
    150NYA@ CLEW2-081-69448Yes1767463836
    151NYA@ MINL1-381-70459Yes1867564134 
    152NYA@ TORL2-381-714510Yes18.567764433
    153NYA@ TORW7-482-714510Yes17.568464836
    154NYA@ TORW7-583-714510Yes1769165338
    155NYAvs CLEW7-584-714510Yes1669865840
    156NYAvs CLEW6-385-71459Yes1670466143 
    157NYAvs CLEW5-286-71447Yes15.570966346 
    158NYAvs TORW7-387-71447Yes15.571666650 
    159NYAvs TORW9-488-71447Yes14.572567055 
    160NYAvs TORW9-289-71447Yes13.573467262


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