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1979 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 775-643 + 132
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Hardy Peterson
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 1,435,454 18/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Scott Fiepke (#42) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Foli (#1), Joe Coleman (#3), Rick Rhoden (#20), Dale Berra (#20), Steve Nicosia (#24)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1PITvs MONL2-30-161015No123-1 
    2PITvs MONW7-61-14715No1990 
    3PITvs MONL4-51-24717No1.51314-1
    4PIT@ PHIL3-71-35921No31621-5 
    5PIT@ PHIL4-51-451022No3.52026-6 
    6PITvs SLNW3-12-45920No2.52327-4 
    7PITvs SLNW7-63-44817No23033-3
    8PITvs SLNW7-44-44716No237370
    9PITvs SLNL4-94-54817No24146-5 
    10PITvs PHIL2-134-64917No3.54359-16 
    11PITvs PHIL2-34-74918No4.54562-17 
    12PIT@ HOUL4-54-851021No4.54967-18 
    13PIT@ HOUL4-54-951022No4.55372-19 
    14PIT@ HOUL2-34-1061226No4.55575-20
    15PIT@ CINW9-25-1061123No56477-13 
    16PIT@ CINW3-26-1061121No56779-12 
    17PITvs HOUL8-96-1161121No67588-13 
    18PITvs HOUW10-57-1161121No68593-8
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    19PITvs ATLL2-57-1261223No7.58798-11 
    20PITvs ATLW10-28-1261120No797100-3 
    21PIT@ SLNL3-48-1361021No7.5100104-4
    22PIT@ SLNW6-59-135919No6.5106109-3
    23PIT@ SLNL2-49-146919No7.5108113-5
    24PIT@ ATLW4-210-145818No7112115-3
    25PIT@ ATLL1-410-155919No8113119-6 
    26PIT@ ATLW17-911-155919No81301282
    27PITvs CINL4-811-165919No8.5134136-2
    28PITvs CINW3-212-165918No7.5137138-1
    29PITvs CINL3-712-175919No8.5140145-5 
    30PITvs NYNL0-312-1851020No8.5140148-8
    31PITvs NYNW4-313-185919No8.5144151-7 
    32PITvs NYNW6-514-185918No8.5150156-6 
    33PIT@ CHNW9-515-185918No7.5159161-2 
    34PIT@ CHNW3-016-185817No6.51621611
    35PIT@ CHNW6-517-184715No5.51681662
    36PIT@ MONW4-218-184715No5.51721684
    37PIT@ MONL3-618-194716No6.51751741
    38PIT@ MONL0-318-204716No6.5175177-2 
    39PIT@ NYNL3-318-215918No7178180-2 
    40PIT@ NYNL8-1018-225919No7.5186190-4 
    41PIT@ NYNW2-119-225918No7188191-3 
    42PIT@ NYNW6-120-225817No6.51941922
    43PITvs CHNW8-021-224716No6.520219210 
    44PITvs CHNW9-222-224714No6.521119417 
    45PITvs CHNW4-323-224615No6.521519718 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46PITvs SDNW9-824-224614No5.522420519 
    47PITvs SDNL1-324-234615No5.522520817 
    48PITvs SDNW7-025-234615No4.523220824 
    49PITvs LANL2-425-244615No5.523421222 
    50PITvs LANW3-126-244615No4.523721324
    51PITvs LANW5-427-243513Yes4.524221725
    52PITvs SFNW3-228-243513Yes3.524521926
    53PITvs SFNL2-628-253513Yes3.524722522 
    54PITvs SFNL4-728-263513Yes425123219 
    55PIT@ SDNL3-628-274615No4.525423816 
    56PIT@ SDNL2-328-284615No5.525624115
    57PIT@ SDNL1-228-295717No6.525724314 
    58PIT@ LANW6-229-295717No5.526324518
    59PIT@ LANW6-330-295716No5.526924821 
    60PIT@ LANW5-131-295715No5.527424925
    61PIT@ SFNW9-432-293510Yes528325330
    62PIT@ SFNW8-533-29348Yes529125833
    63PITvs CHNW7-234-29348Yes529826038 
    64PITvs CHNL3-434-303410Yes630126437
    65PITvs CHNL0-534-314513Yes630126932 
    66PIT@ NYNW8-135-324513Yes6.530927435 
    67PIT@ NYNL0-435-324513Yes6.530927435 
    68PIT@ NYNW2-136-322311Yes6.531127536
    69PITvs NYNL9-1236-334513Yes6.532028733 
    70PITvs NYNL2-336-344614No732229032
    71PITvs MONW6-537-344513Yes632829533
    72PITvs MONL3-537-354614No733130031
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    73PIT@ SLNW5-438-354513Yes733630432
    74PIT@ SLNW4-139-353412Yes634030535
    75PIT@ SLNW6-440-352310Yes634630937
    76PIT@ SLNL0-240-363411Yes634631135 
    77PIT@ CINL1-240-374512Yes734731334 
    78PIT@ CINL2-640-384614No834931930 
    79PIT@ CINL2-441-395714No7.535332429 
    80PIT@ CINW2-141-395714No7.535332429
    81PIT@ HOUW4-342-394512Yes735732730
    82PIT@ HOUW5-143-393411Yes636232834 
    83PIT@ HOUW5-344-393411Yes536733136
    84PIT@ ATLL4-1344-404512Yes5.537134427 
    85PIT@ ATLW5-145-404512Yes4.537634531 
    86PIT@ ATLW7-346-404511Yes4.538334835 
    87PITvs HOUW9-548-40349Yes339635541 
    88PITvs HOUW4-248-40349Yes339635541
    89PITvs HOUW9-349-40349Yes240535847 
    90PITvs HOUW6-550-40338Yes241136348
    91PITvs ATLW5-452-40226Yes141936950
    92PITvs ATLW3-252-40226Yes141936950
    93PITvs ATLW7-153-41337Yes1.542637848 
    94PITvs ATLL0-853-41337Yes1.542637848 
    95PITvs CINL5-653-42348Yes1.543138447
    96PITvs CINL5-653-43348Yes2.543639046 
    97PITvs CINL7-953-44349Yes344339944
    98PIT@ MONW5-455-44348Yes145740453
    99PIT@ MONW9-155-44348Yes145740453 
    100PIT@ MONW5-356-44237Yes--46240755
    101PIT@ MONL3-556-45237Yes146541253 
    102PITvs NYNW8-557-45237Yes0.547341756
    103PITvs NYNL1-257-46237Yes1.547441955
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104PITvs SLNW4-358-46237Yes1.547842256
    105PITvs SLNL4-558-47237Yes2.548242755
    106PITvs PHIW6-360-47236Yes249343162 
    107PITvs PHIW5-160-47236Yes249343162 
    108PITvs PHIW4-061-47236Yes149743166 
    109PITvs PHIW12-863-47235Yes--51444173 
    110PITvs PHIW5-263-47235Yes--51444173
    111PIT@ CHNL2-1563-48236Yes--51645660 
    112PIT@ CHNW5-264-48125Yes--52145863 
    113PIT@ CHNL3-1164-49125Yes--52446955 
    114PIT@ PHIL3-465-50125Yes--53047555 
    115PIT@ PHIW3-265-50125Yes--53047555
    116PIT@ PHIW14-1166-50125Yes--54448658
    117PIT@ PHIW9-167-50125Yes--55348766 
    118PITvs SDNW7-168-50125Yes--56048872 
    119PITvs SDNW5-169-50114Yes--56548976 
    120PITvs SDNW5-470-50114Yes--57049377
    121PITvs LANL6-770-51114Yes--57650076
    122PITvs LANL1-570-52114Yes--57750572 
    123PITvs LANW2-071-52114Yes--57950574 
    124PITvs SFNW6-572-52114Yes--58551075
    125PITvs SFNL1-672-53114Yes--58651670 
    126PITvs SFNW8-673-53114Yes--59452272 
    127PIT@ SDNL2-373-54114Yes--59652571
    128PIT@ SDNW4-374-54114Yes--60052872 
    129PIT@ SDNW9-275-54114Yes--60953079 
    130PIT@ LANL2-475-55114Yes--61153477 
    131PIT@ LANW4-176-55114Yes--61553580 
    132PIT@ LANW4-177-55114Yes--61953683
    133PIT@ SFNW6-478-55114Yes--62554085
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134PIT@ SFNW5-380-55112Yes--63754592
    135PIT@ SFNW7-280-55112Yes--63754592 
    136PIT@ SFNW5-381-55112Yes--64254894 
    137PITvs PHIL0-282-56113Yes--64955396
    138PITvs PHIW7-382-56113Yes--64955396
    139PIT@ SLNW7-583-56112Yes--65655898
    140PIT@ SLNL6-883-57224Yes0.566256696
    141PIT@ NYNW6-484-57112Yes--66857098 
    142PIT@ NYNL2-384-58223Yes0.567057397 
    143PIT@ NYNW6-585-58223Yes0.567657898 
    144PITvs SLNW7-386-58223Yes--683581102 
    145PITvs SLNW2-087-58223Yes--685581104
    146PITvs NYNW5-488-58223Yes--690585105
    147PITvs NYNL0-388-59223Yes0.5690588102
    148PIT@ MONW2-189-59112Yes--692589103 
    149PIT@ MONW5-390-59112Yes--697592105
    150PIT@ PHIW9-691-60112Yes--711604107
    151PIT@ PHIL5-691-60112Yes--711604107
    152PIT@ PHIL1-291-61223Yes1712606106 
    153PIT@ CHNL0-291-62223Yes1.5712608104 
    154PIT@ CHNW4-192-62223Yes1716609107
    155PIT@ CHNW6-093-62223Yes1722609113 
    156PITvs MONW5-294-63223Yes1733618115
    157PITvs MONL6-794-63223Yes1733618115
    158PITvs MONW10-495-63223Yes--743622121
    159PITvs MONW10-196-63112Yes--753623130 
    160PITvs SLNL5-996-64112Yes--758632126
    161PITvs CHNW6-197-64112Yes--764633131 
    162PITvs CHNL6-797-65112Yes--770640130 
    163PITvs CHNW5-398-65112Yes--775643132


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