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1979 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 54-108 .333
Rank: 7th in American League West
Run Differential: 573-860 -287
Manager(s): Jim Marshall
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 306,763 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Juan Bustabad (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jim Saul
Bullpen Coach: George Mitterwald
First Base Coach: Lee Walls
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Morgan (#4), Dave Chalk (#10)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Oakland Athletics. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Oakland Athletics Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1OAKvs MINL3-50-151017No135-2
    2OAKvs MINL1-30-271318No248-4 
    3OAKvs MINL1-30-371325No3511-6 
    4OAK@ SEAL2-50-471323No3.5716-9
    5OAK@ SEAL1-40-571426No4.5820-12
    6OAK@ SEAW14-71-571424No3.52227-5 
    7OAK@ SEAL3-41-671425No4.52531-6 
    8OAKvs CALL1-101-771425No5.52641-15 
    9OAKvs CALL3-91-871425No6.52950-21 
    10OAKvs CALL1-81-971426No6.53058-28 
    11OAKvs SEAW4-22-971425No63460-26
    12OAKvs SEAW6-53-971325No64065-25 
    13OAKvs SEAW5-24-971223No54567-22
    14OAK@ CALL4-74-1071325No74974-25
    15OAK@ CALL1-134-1171325No85087-37 
    16OAK@ CALW7-65-1161324No75793-36 
    17OAKvs NYAL1-35-1261325No75896-38 
    18OAKvs NYAW1-06-1261324No5.55996-37
    19OAKvs BALL1-76-1361224No6.560103-43 
    20OAKvs BALW8-57-1361123No6.568108-40
    21OAKvs BALL1-137-1471224No6.569121-52 
    22OAKvs BOSW5-48-1461122No6.574125-51 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    23OAKvs BOSW7-59-1461121No681130-49
    24OAKvs BOSL1-29-1561122No782132-50 
    25OAK@ NYAW11-510-1561120No7.593137-44
    26OAK@ NYAL4-510-1661121No7.597142-45 
    27OAK@ NYAL5-610-1761122No8.5102148-46 
    28OAK@ BALW5-311-1761121No8.5107151-44 
    29OAK@ BALL2-811-1861121No9.5109159-50 
    30OAK@ BALW4-212-1861120No9113161-48 
    31OAK@ BALL1-312-1961120No9.5114164-50 
    32OAK@ BOSL2-1112-2061120No10.5116175-59 
    33OAK@ BOSL2-812-2161121No11.5118183-65 
    34OAK@ BOSL2-812-2261222No11.5120191-71 
    35OAKvs CHAL1-212-2361223No11121193-72
    36OAKvs CHAL1-312-2461223No11122196-74
    37OAKvs CHAL1-512-2561224No12123201-78 
    38OAKvs MILL0-812-2661224No13123209-86 
    39OAKvs MILW12-413-2661223No12.5135213-78 
    40OAKvs MILW7-615-2661222No11144220-76 
    41OAKvs MILW2-115-2661222No11144220-76
    42OAK@ CHAL4-515-2761223No11.5148225-77 
    43OAK@ CHAL1-615-2861225No11.5149231-82 
    44OAK@ CHAL1-1015-2961225No12150241-91 
    45OAK@ MILL2-315-3071325No12152244-92 
    46OAK@ MILL4-815-3171325No12156252-96 
    47OAK@ MILW2-116-3171325No12158253-95
    48OAK@ MINL7-1016-3271325No12.5165263-98 
    49OAK@ MINW5-417-3261224No13170267-97
    50OAK@ MINL2-1317-3371325No13172280-108 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    51OAKvs DETW3-218-3371325No12175282-107 
    52OAKvs DETL3-918-3471325No13178291-113
    53OAKvs DETL0-218-3571325No13178293-115 
    54OAKvs CLEL4-518-3671325No14182298-116 
    55OAKvs CLEL3-1218-3771325No15185310-125 
    56OAKvs CLEL4-618-3871325No15189316-127
    57OAKvs TORL1-218-3971325No16190318-128 
    58OAKvs TORL0-518-4071325No17190323-133 
    59OAKvs TORW12-119-4071325No16202324-122 
    60OAK@ DETL1-319-4171325No17203327-124 
    61OAK@ DETL2-919-4271325No17205336-131 
    62OAK@ CLEL4-619-4371325No17.5209342-133 
    63OAK@ CLEL1-219-4471325No18.5210344-134 
    64OAK@ TORL0-619-4571325No19.5210350-140 
    65OAK@ TORL2-319-4671426No20.5212353-141 
    66OAK@ TORL9-1019-4771426No20.5221363-142 
    67OAKvs KCAL2-319-4871426No21.5223366-143
    68OAKvs KCAW6-520-4871426No20.5229371-142 
    69OAKvs KCAL2-920-4971426No21.5231380-149 
    70OAKvs KCAW10-721-4971426No20.5241387-146
    71OAKvs TEXW6-522-4971426No19.5247392-145
    72OAKvs TEXL5-822-5071426No19.5252400-148 
    73OAKvs TEXL1-522-5271426No20255412-157 
    74OAKvs TEXL2-722-5271426No20255412-157
    75OAK@ KCAL6-722-5371426No20261419-158 
    76OAK@ KCAL3-1022-5471426No20264429-165 
    77OAK@ KCAL6-722-5571426No21270436-166 
    78OAK@ TEXL3-522-5671426No22273441-168
    79OAK@ TEXL3-422-5771426No23276445-169 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    80OAK@ TEXW13-1223-5771426No22289457-168
    81OAK@ CALL3-823-5871426No23292465-173 
    82OAK@ CALL0-323-5971426No24292468-176 
    83OAK@ CALL6-1723-6071426No25298485-187 
    84OAK@ CALW3-024-6071426No24.5301485-184 
    85OAKvs NYAL3-424-6271426No25.5304492-188 
    86OAKvs NYAL0-324-6271426No25.5304492-188 
    87OAKvs NYAL3-824-6371426No26.5307500-193
    88OAKvs NYAL0-224-6471426No27307502-195 
    89OAKvs BALL3-724-6571426No27.5310509-199
    90OAKvs BALW7-625-6571426No27.5317515-198
    91OAKvs BALL1-325-6671426No27.5318518-200 
    92OAKvs BOSL0-225-6771426No28.5318520-202
    93OAKvs BOSL7-825-6871426No29.5325528-203
    94OAKvs BOSL2-325-6971426No30.5327531-204 
    95OAK@ NYAL2-1025-7071426No31329541-212 
    96OAK@ NYAW5-126-7071426No30334542-208
    97OAK@ NYAL4-1226-7171426No30338554-216 
    98OAK@ BALL1-426-7271426No30339558-219 
    99OAK@ BALL4-726-7371426No31343565-222 
    100OAK@ BOSL3-726-7471426No31346572-226 
    101OAK@ BOSL4-1626-7571426No32350588-238 
    102OAK@ BOSW8-627-7571426No31358594-236
    103OAKvs SEAL0-127-7671426No31358595-237
    104OAKvs SEAW6-528-7671426No31364600-236 
    105OAKvs SEAW2-129-7671426No31366601-235 
    106OAKvs MINL0-329-7771426No31366604-238 
    107OAKvs MINW2-130-7771426No31368605-237 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108OAKvs MINW7-131-7771426No30375606-231 
    109OAK@ SEAL0-131-7871426No30375607-232 
    110OAK@ SEAW5-332-7871426No30380610-230
    111OAK@ SEAW9-833-7871426No29.5389618-229
    112OAKvs CALL2-533-7971426No30.5391623-232
    113OAKvs CALW9-534-7971426No29.5400628-228 
    114OAKvs CALL1-834-8071426No30.5401636-235 
    115OAK@ MINW6-535-8171325No30409644-235 
    116OAK@ MINL2-335-8171325No30409644-235 
    117OAK@ MINL7-935-8271426No31416653-237
    118OAK@ MINL0-135-8371426No32416654-238 
    119OAKvs TORL2-435-8471426No32418658-240
    120OAKvs TORL2-635-8571426No32420664-244 
    121OAKvs TORW3-136-8571426No31423665-242
    122OAKvs CLEW5-337-8571426No30428668-240 
    123OAKvs CLEW4-138-8571426No30432669-237 
    124OAKvs CLEW3-239-8571426No30435671-236 
    125OAKvs DETL3-739-8671426No31438678-240 
    126OAKvs DETW8-140-8671325No30446679-233 
    127OAKvs DETL1-340-8771325No30447682-235
    128OAK@ CLEW8-641-8771325No29.5455688-233 
    129OAK@ CLEL2-541-8871325No29.5457693-236 
    130OAK@ CLEL3-541-8971325No30.5460698-238
    131OAK@ CLEL5-741-9071426No30.5465705-240
    132OAK@ TORL0-741-9171426No30.5465712-247 
    133OAK@ TORW6-342-9171426No29.5471715-244 
    134OAK@ TORW6-443-9171325No28.5477719-242 
    135OAK@ DETL7-843-9271325No29484727-243 
    136OAK@ DETW5-344-9271325No28.5489730-241
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    137OAK@ DETW6-345-9271325No28.5495733-238
    138OAK@ DETW5-446-9271325No28.5500737-237 
    139OAKvs MILL3-646-9371325No29.5503743-240
    140OAKvs MILW6-147-9371325No29509744-235 
    141OAKvs CHAW4-348-9371325No29.5513747-234 
    142OAKvs CHAW2-149-9371325No29.5515748-233 
    143OAKvs CHAW3-050-9471325No30518755-237 
    144OAKvs CHAL0-750-9471325No30518755-237 
    145OAK@ MILL0-550-9571325No30518760-242 
    146OAK@ MILL0-750-9671325No30518767-249 
    147OAK@ MILW8-351-9671325No29.5526770-244 
    148OAK@ CHAW8-352-9671325No29.5534773-239 
    149OAK@ CHAL0-352-9771325No29.5534776-242 
    150OAK@ CHAL2-552-9871325No29.5536781-245
    151OAKvs TEXL3-652-9971325No29.5539787-248
    152OAKvs TEXL5-952-10071325No30.5544796-252 
    153OAKvs TEXL4-952-10171325No30.5548805-257 
    154OAKvs KCAL4-1352-10271425No31552818-266 
    155OAKvs KCAW2-053-10271325No31554818-264 
    156OAKvs KCAL2-453-10371325No32556822-266
    157OAK@ TEXL3-553-10471425No33.5559827-268 
    158OAK@ TEXL2-553-10571425No33.5561832-271 
    159OAK@ TEXL3-453-10671325No34564836-272
    160OAK@ KCAL1-1353-10771325No34565849-284 
    161OAK@ KCAL2-653-10871325No34567855-288
    162OAK@ KCAW6-554-10871325No34573860-287 


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