1979 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Hardy Peterson
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,435,454
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Orioles)

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Stargell (39)
Youngest Player:  Don Robinson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Willie Stargell (18)
Top Hitter:  Dave Parker (1)
Top Pitcher:  John Candelaria (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Fiepke (#42)

Roster Continuity:  86.67%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06vs MON1L  2-30-1636,141 Bert BlylevenSteve RogersElias SosaKent Tekulve 23-1
1979-04-07vs MON2W  7-61-148,700 Don RobinsonRoss GrimsleyGrant JacksonElias Sosa 990
1979-04-08vs MON3L  4-51-248,680 Bruce KisonScott SandersonRudy MayEnrique RomoDavid Palmer1314-1
1979-04-10@ PHI4L  3-71-3548,235John CandelariaDick RuthvenDick RuthvenEnrique Romo 1621-5
1979-04-11@ PHI5L  4-51-4526,281Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBert Blyleven 2026-6
1979-04-12vs SLN6W  3-12-453,986 Don RobinsonJohn DennyDon RobinsonJohn Denny 2327-4
1979-04-13vs SLN7W  7-63-444,395 Bruce KisonPete VuckovichJim BibbyBuddy SchultzGrant Jackson3033-3
1979-04-14vs SLN8W  7-44-4410,940 Ed WhitsonBob ForschEd WhitsonBob ForschGrant Jackson37370
1979-04-15vs SLN9L  4-94-543,012 John CandelariaBob SykesMark LittellKent Tekulve 4146-5
1979-04-17vs PHI10L  2-134-647,739 Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBert Blyleven 4359-16
1979-04-18vs PHI11L  2-34-7412,195 Don RobinsonRandy LerchRandy LerchDon Robinson 4562-17
1979-04-20@ HOU12L  4-54-8519,834Bruce KisonJ.R. RichardJoe SambitoJim Bibby 4967-18
1979-04-21@ HOU13L  4-54-9548,977Bert BlylevenKen ForschJoaquin AndujarKent Tekulve 5372-19
1979-04-22@ HOU14L  2-34-10622,403John CandelariaJoe NiekroJoaquin AndujarJohn CandelariaJoe Sambito5575-20
1979-04-24@ CIN15W  9-25-10618,372Don RobinsonFrank PastoreDon RobinsonFrank Pastore 6477-13
1979-04-25@ CIN16W  3-26-10620,155Bert BlylevenFred NormanKent TekulveDave Tomlin 6779-12
1979-04-27vs HOU17L  8-96-1165,767 John CandelariaKen ForschFrank RiccelliEd Whitson 7588-13
1979-04-29vs HOU18W  10-57-1167,598 Don RobinsonJoe NiekroBruce KisonJoe NiekroGrant Jackson8593-8
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01vs ATL19L  2-57-1265,122 Bert BlylevenPhil NiekroPhil NiekroKent Tekulve 8798-11
1979-05-02vs ATL20W  10-28-1264,840 John CandelariaMickey MahlerJohn CandelariaMickey Mahler 97100-3
1979-05-04@ SLN21L  3-48-13613,525Don RobinsonBob SykesBob SykesDon RobinsonBuddy Schultz100104-4
1979-05-05@ SLN22W  6-59-13517,440Bert BlylevenBob ForschGrant JacksonPete VuckovichEd Whitson106109-3
1979-05-06@ SLN23L  2-49-14620,966Bruce KisonSilvio MartinezSilvio MartinezBruce KisonDarold Knowles108113-5
1979-05-07@ ATL24W  4-210-1458,166John CandelariaMickey MahlerJohn CandelariaMickey MahlerKent Tekulve112115-3
1979-05-08@ ATL25L  1-410-1555,741Rick RhodenEddie SolomonEddie SolomonRick Rhoden 113119-6
1979-05-09@ ATL26W  17-911-1556,855Don RobinsonPhil NiekroJim BibbyGene GarberKent Tekulve1301282
1979-05-11vs CIN27L  4-811-16514,115 Bert BlylevenBill BonhamDave TomlinEd WhitsonDoug Bair134136-2
1979-05-12vs CIN28W  3-212-16518,745 Bruce KisonFred NormanJim BibbyFrank PastoreGrant Jackson137138-1
1979-05-13vs CIN29L  3-712-17510,253 John CandelariaMike LaCossMike LaCossJohn Candelaria 140145-5
1979-05-15vs NYN30L  0-312-1856,097 Don RobinsonCraig SwanCraig SwanDon RobinsonSkip Lockwood140148-8
1979-05-16vs NYN31W  4-313-1857,621 Bert BlylevenKevin KobelEnrique RomoSkip Lockwood 144151-7
1979-05-17vs NYN32W  6-514-1856,295 Ed WhitsonPete FalconeKent TekulveJesse Orosco 150156-6
1979-05-18@ CHN33W  9-515-18512,578John CandelariaKen HoltzmanJohn CandelariaKen Holtzman 159161-2
1979-05-19@ CHN34W  3-016-18529,460Jim RookerMike KrukowJim RookerMike KrukowGrant Jackson1621611
1979-05-20@ CHN35W  6-517-18430,998Don RobinsonLynn McGlothenDon RobinsonLynn McGlothenKent Tekulve1681662
1979-05-21@ MON36W  4-218-18425,154Bert BlylevenScott SandersonBert BlylevenScott SandersonKent Tekulve1721684
1979-05-22@ MON37L  3-618-19415,227Ed WhitsonRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyEd WhitsonWoodie Fryman1751741
1979-05-23@ MON38L  0-318-2047,041John CandelariaSteve RogersSteve RogersJohn Candelaria 175177-2
1979-05-25@ NYN39L  3-318-2156,611Jim RookerCraig Swan 178180-2
1979-05-26@ NYN40L  8-1018-22520,272Bert BlylevenMike ScottSkip LockwoodKent Tekulve 186190-4
1979-05-27@ NYN41W  2-119-22525,545Jim BibbyKevin KobelGrant JacksonDale Murray 188191-3
1979-05-28@ NYN42W  6-120-22510,619John CandelariaPete FalconeJohn CandelariaPete FalconeGrant Jackson1941922
1979-05-29vs CHN43W  8-021-2247,196 Don RobinsonKen HoltzmanDon RobinsonKen Holtzman 20219210
1979-05-30vs CHN44W  9-222-2247,107 Jim RookerLynn McGlothenJim RookerLynn McGlothen 21119417
1979-05-31vs CHN45W  4-323-2246,438 Bert BlylevenDennis LampBruce KisonBruce Sutter 21519718
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs SDN46W  9-824-22412,928 Ed WhitsonRandy JonesKent TekulveBob Shirley 22420519
1979-06-02vs SDN47L  1-324-23420,977 John CandelariaGaylord PerryGaylord PerryJohn Candelaria 22520817
1979-06-03vs SDN48W  7-025-23413,370 Bruce KisonBob OwchinkoBruce KisonBob Owchinko 23220824
1979-06-04vs LAN49L  2-425-24414,727 Jim RookerRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeJim Rooker 23421222
1979-06-05vs LAN50W  3-126-24411,088 Bert BlylevenDon SuttonBert BlylevenDon SuttonKent Tekulve23721324
1979-06-06vs LAN51W  5-427-24316,666 Ed WhitsonJerry ReussEnrique RomoBob WelchKent Tekulve24221725
1979-06-08vs SFN52W  3-228-24318,227 Don RobinsonJohn CurtisEnrique RomoJohn CurtisGrant Jackson24521926
1979-06-09vs SFN53L  2-628-25325,814 Jim RookerVida BlueVida BlueBruce Kison 24722522
1979-06-10vs SFN54L  4-728-26325,536 Bert BlylevenPhil NastuGary LavelleEnrique Romo 25123219
1979-06-12@ SDN55L  3-628-27423,759John CandelariaGaylord PerryGaylord PerryJohn Candelaria 25423816
1979-06-13@ SDN56L  2-328-28417,845Bruce KisonBob OwchinkoBob OwchinkoBruce KisonRollie Fingers25624115
1979-06-14@ SDN57L  1-228-29515,444Jim RookerRandy JonesJohn D'AcquistoJohn Candelaria 25724314
1979-06-15@ LAN58W  6-229-29550,299Bert BlylevenDon SuttonBert BlylevenDon SuttonKent Tekulve26324518
1979-06-16@ LAN59W  6-330-29549,448Don RobinsonBob WelchDon RobinsonBob Welch 26924821
1979-06-17@ LAN60W  5-131-29545,835Ed WhitsonJerry ReussEd WhitsonJerry ReussKent Tekulve27424925
1979-06-19@ SFN61W  9-432-29339,861John CandelariaJohn MontefuscoJohn CandelariaJohn MontefuscoEnrique Romo28325330
1979-06-20@ SFN62W  8-533-29319,637Jim RookerVida BlueGrant JacksonGary LavelleKent Tekulve29125833
1979-06-22vs CHN63W  7-234-29321,006 Bert BlylevenKen HoltzmanBert BlylevenKen Holtzman 29826038
1979-06-23vs CHN64L  3-434-30318,513 Don RobinsonMike KrukowMike KrukowDon RobinsonBruce Sutter30126437
1979-06-24vs CHN65L  0-534-31443,402 Bruce KisonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelBruce Kison 30126932
1979-06-25@ NYN66W  8-135-3240John CandelariaCraig SwanJohn CandelariaCraig Swan 30927039
1979-06-25@ NYN67L  0-435-32414,666Jim RookerPete FalconePete FalconeJim Rooker 30927435
1979-06-26@ NYN68W  2-136-32211,903Bert BlylevenTom HausmanBert BlylevenTom HausmanGrant Jackson31127536
1979-06-27vs NYN69L  9-1236-33413,168 Ed WhitsonDock EllisWayne TwitchellGrant Jackson 32028733
1979-06-28vs NYN70L  2-336-34410,137 Jim BibbyKevin KobelNeil AllenJim BibbyEd Glynn32229032
1979-06-29vs MON71W  6-537-34435,677 Bruce KisonBill LeeBruce KisonBill LeeKent Tekulve32829533
1979-06-30vs MON72L  3-537-35413,865 Bert BlylevenScott SandersonScott SandersonBert BlylevenWoodie Fryman33130031
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-02@ SLN73W  5-438-35418,042Don RobinsonSilvio MartinezEnrique RomoDarold KnowlesGrant Jackson33630432
1979-07-03@ SLN74W  4-139-35317,130John CandelariaBob ForschJohn CandelariaBob ForschEnrique Romo34030535
1979-07-04@ SLN75W  6-440-35214,766Bert BlylevenPete VuckovichBert BlylevenPete VuckovichGrant Jackson34630937
1979-07-05@ SLN76L  0-240-36316,626Jim RookerJohn FulghamJohn FulghamJim Rooker 34631135
1979-07-06@ CIN77L  1-240-37432,264Bruce KisonMike LaCossDoug BairGrant Jackson 34731334
1979-07-07@ CIN78L  2-640-38436,300Don RobinsonPaul MoskauPaul MoskauDon Robinson 34931930
1979-07-08@ CIN79L  2-441-3950John CandelariaFred NormanFred NormanJohn Candelaria 35132328
1979-07-08@ CIN80W  2-141-39543,099Bert BlylevenTom HumeGrant JacksonDave TomlinKent Tekulve35332429
1979-07-10@ HOU81W  4-342-39431,341Jim BibbyJoaquin AndujarJim BibbyJoaquin AndujarKent Tekulve35732730
1979-07-11@ HOU82W  5-143-39325,330Bruce KisonJ.R. RichardBruce KisonJ.R. Richard 36232834
1979-07-12@ HOU83W  5-344-39322,956Bert BlylevenJoe NiekroBert BlylevenJoe NiekroKent Tekulve36733136
1979-07-13@ ATL84L  4-1344-40417,018Jim RookerPhil NiekroPhil NiekroJim Rooker 37134427
1979-07-14@ ATL85W  5-145-40425,083John CandelariaRick MatulaJohn CandelariaRick Matula 37634531
1979-07-15@ ATL86W  7-346-40411,304Jim BibbyEddie SolomonJim BibbyEddie Solomon 38334835
1979-07-19vs HOU87W  9-548-4030 Bert BlylevenKen ForschDave RobertsKen Forsch 39235339
1979-07-19vs HOU88W  4-248-40333,464 Bruce KisonJoe NiekroBruce KisonJoe NiekroGrant Jackson39635541
1979-07-20vs HOU89W  9-349-40323,585 John CandelariaJ.R. RichardJohn CandelariaJ.R. Richard 40535847
1979-07-21vs HOU90W  6-550-40319,570 Dave RobertsJoaquin AndujarEnrique RomoJoe SambitoKent Tekulve41136348
1979-07-22vs ATL91W  5-452-4020 Don RobinsonEddie SolomonDon RobinsonEddie SolomonKent Tekulve41636749
1979-07-22vs ATL92W  3-252-40229,533 Jim BibbyMickey MahlerJim BibbyMickey MahlerKent Tekulve41936950
1979-07-23vs ATL93W  7-153-4130 Bert BlylevenPreston HannaBert BlylevenPreston Hanna 42637056
1979-07-23vs ATL94L  0-853-41327,148 Jim RookerPhil NiekroPhil NiekroJim Rooker 42637848
1979-07-24vs CIN95L  5-653-42319,517 Bruce KisonFred NormanFred NormanBruce KisonDoug Bair43138447
1979-07-25vs CIN96L  5-653-43317,296 John CandelariaTom SeaverDoug BairKent Tekulve 43639046
1979-07-26vs CIN97L  7-953-44320,339 Dave RobertsManny SarmientoMario SotoDave RobertsTom Hume44339944
1979-07-27@ MON98W  5-455-4430Don RobinsonRoss GrimsleyKent TekulveElias SosaEnrique Romo44840345
1979-07-27@ MON99W  9-155-44359,260Bert BlylevenScott SandersonBert BlylevenScott Sanderson 45740453
1979-07-28@ MON100W  5-356-44238,661Jim BibbyDan SchatzederJim BibbyDan SchatzederKent Tekulve46240755
1979-07-29@ MON101L  3-556-45235,245Bruce KisonSteve RogersSteve RogersBruce Kison 46541253
1979-07-30vs NYN102W  8-557-45211,837 John CandelariaCraig SwanGrant JacksonDwight BernardKent Tekulve47341756
1979-07-31vs NYN103L  1-257-46210,739 Bert BlylevenTom HausmanWayne TwitchellBert BlylevenEd Glynn47441955
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01vs SLN104W  4-358-46216,124 Don RobinsonBob ForschEnrique RomoBob ForschKent Tekulve47842256
1979-08-02vs SLN105L  4-558-47225,163 Jim RookerJohn FulghamGeorge FrazierGrant JacksonDarold Knowles48242755
1979-08-03vs PHI106W  6-360-4720 Bruce KisonDick RuthvenEnrique RomoTug McGraw 48843058
1979-08-03vs PHI107W  5-160-47245,309 Jim BibbyLarry ChristensonJim BibbyLarry Christenson 49343162
1979-08-04vs PHI108W  4-061-47234,754 John CandelariaNino EspinosaJohn CandelariaNino Espinosa 49743166
1979-08-05vs PHI109W  12-863-4720 Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonKent TekulveRawly Eastwick 50943970
1979-08-05vs PHI110W  5-263-47246,006 Don RobinsonDickie NolesEnrique RomoDickie NolesKent Tekulve51444173
1979-08-07@ CHN111L  2-1563-48234,641Jim RookerRick ReuschelRick ReuschelJim Rooker 51645660
1979-08-08@ CHN112W  5-264-48134,255Jim BibbyLynn McGlothenKent TekulveDick Tidrow 52145863
1979-08-09@ CHN113L  3-1164-49129,645John CandelariaDennis LampDennis LampJohn Candelaria 52446955
1979-08-10@ PHI114L  3-465-5010Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonRawly EastwickGrant Jackson 52747354
1979-08-10@ PHI115W  3-265-50163,346Bruce KisonRandy LerchBruce KisonRandy LerchKent Tekulve53047555
1979-08-11@ PHI116W  14-1166-50151,118Jim RookerDickie NolesEnrique RomoRawly EastwickKent Tekulve54448658
1979-08-13@ PHI117W  9-167-50143,111Jim BibbyLarry ChristensonJim BibbyLarry Christenson 55348766
1979-08-14vs SDN118W  7-168-50123,210 John CandelariaJohn D'AcquistoJohn CandelariaJohn D'Acquisto 56048872
1979-08-15vs SDN119W  5-169-50114,219 Bert BlylevenRandy JonesBert BlylevenRandy Jones 56548976
1979-08-16vs SDN120W  5-470-50114,201 Bruce KisonGaylord PerryBruce KisonGaylord PerryEnrique Romo57049377
1979-08-17vs LAN121L  6-770-51122,416 Jim BibbyCharlie HoughDave PattersonJim BibbyBobby Castillo57650076
1979-08-18vs LAN122L  1-570-52140,238 Don RobinsonJerry ReussJerry ReussDon Robinson 57750572
1979-08-19vs LAN123W  2-071-52128,382 John CandelariaBurt HootonKent TekulveBurt Hooton 57950574
1979-08-20vs SFN124W  6-572-52118,714 Bert BlylevenJohn MontefuscoEnrique RomoGary LavelleKent Tekulve58551075
1979-08-21vs SFN125L  1-672-53120,999 Bruce KisonBob KnepperBob KnepperBruce Kison 58651670
1979-08-22vs SFN126W  8-673-53119,768 Jim BibbyEd WhitsonKent TekulveGary Lavelle 59452272
1979-08-24@ SDN127L  2-373-54116,890John CandelariaRandy JonesRandy JonesEnrique RomoMark Lee59652571
1979-08-25@ SDN128W  4-374-54114,607Bert BlylevenGaylord PerryDave RobertsJohn D'Acquisto 60052872
1979-08-26@ SDN129W  9-275-54113,006Bruce KisonBob ShirleyBruce KisonBob Shirley 60953079
1979-08-27@ LAN130L  2-475-55135,705Jim BibbyDon SuttonKen BrettKent Tekulve 61153477
1979-08-28@ LAN131W  4-176-55131,587John CandelariaCharlie HoughJohn CandelariaCharlie Hough 61553580
1979-08-29@ LAN132W  4-177-55132,816Bert BlylevenJerry ReussBert BlylevenJerry ReussKent Tekulve61953683
1979-08-31@ SFN133W  6-478-55119,377Don RobinsonJohn CurtisDon RobinsonJohn CurtisGrant Jackson62554085
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01@ SFN134W  5-380-55125,551Bruce KisonJohn MontefuscoBruce KisonJohn MontefuscoGrant Jackson63054387
1979-09-01@ SFN135W  7-280-55127,382Jim BibbyBob KnepperJim BibbyBob Knepper 63754592
1979-09-02@ SFN136W  5-381-55115,663John CandelariaVida BlueJohn CandelariaVida Blue 64254894
1979-09-03vs PHI137L  0-282-5610 Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBert BlylevenTug McGraw64255092
1979-09-03vs PHI138W  7-382-56143,444 Jim RookerRandy LerchJim RookerRandy LerchKent Tekulve64955396
1979-09-05@ SLN139W  7-583-56123,059Don RobinsonJohn DennyDave RobertsRoy ThomasKent Tekulve65655898
1979-09-06@ SLN140L  6-883-57214,767Jim BibbySilvio MartinezSilvio MartinezJim BibbyWill McEnaney66256696
1979-09-07@ NYN141W  6-484-5718,290John CandelariaCraig SwanGrant JacksonNeil Allen 66857098
1979-09-08@ NYN142L  2-384-5828,095Bert BlylevenKevin KobelDock EllisJim Rooker 67057397
1979-09-09@ NYN143W  6-585-5829,093Bruce KisonRay BurrisKent TekulveEd Glynn 67657898
1979-09-11vs SLN144W  7-386-58215,757 Don RobinsonJohn DennyDave RobertsJohn Denny 683581102
1979-09-12vs SLN145W  2-087-58217,669 John CandelariaBob ForschJohn CandelariaBob ForschKent Tekulve685581104
1979-09-15vs NYN146W  5-488-58218,060 Bert BlylevenKevin KobelDave RobertsEd GlynnKent Tekulve690585105
1979-09-16vs NYN147L  0-388-59225,364 John CandelariaPete FalconePete FalconeJohn CandelariaNeil Allen690588102
1979-09-17@ MON148W  2-189-59154,609Don RobinsonSteve RogersDon RobinsonSteve Rogers 692589103
1979-09-18@ MON149W  5-390-59156,976Bruce KisonBill LeeGrant JacksonDale MurrayDave Roberts697592105
1979-09-19@ PHI150W  9-691-6010Bert BlylevenNino EspinosaKent TekulveRawly EastwickGrant Jackson706598108
1979-09-19@ PHI151L  5-691-60130,566Jim BibbyDan LarsonJack KucekEnrique RomoKevin Saucier711604107
1979-09-20@ PHI152L  1-291-61216,299Jim RookerRandy LerchRandy LerchKent Tekulve 712606106
1979-09-21@ CHN153L  0-291-6229,552Don RobinsonLynn McGlothenLynn McGlothenDon Robinson 712608104
1979-09-22@ CHN154W  4-192-62224,657Bruce KisonGeorge RileyBruce KisonGeorge RileyKent Tekulve716609107
1979-09-23@ CHN155W  6-093-62224,571Jim BibbyRick ReuschelJim BibbyRick Reuschel 722609113
1979-09-24vs MON156W  5-294-6320 Bert BlylevenDan SchatzederBert BlylevenDan SchatzederKent Tekulve727611116
1979-09-24vs MON157L  6-794-63247,268 Dock EllisRudy MayRoss GrimsleyGrant JacksonElias Sosa733618115
1979-09-25vs MON158W  10-495-63231,348 Jim RookerScott SandersonJim RookerScott SandersonEnrique Romo743622121
1979-09-26vs MON159W  10-196-63142,043 Bruce KisonSteve RogersBruce KisonSteve Rogers 753623130
1979-09-27vs SLN160L  5-996-64111,172 Dave RobertsBob ForschBob ForschDave RobertsMark Littell758632126
1979-09-28vs CHN161W  6-197-64114,778 Jim BibbyRick ReuschelJim BibbyRick Reuschel 764633131
1979-09-29vs CHN162L  6-797-65125,734 Bert BlylevenDennis LampBill CaudillDon Robinson 770640130
1979-09-30vs CHN163W  5-398-65142,176 Bruce KisonLynn McGlothenBruce KisonLynn McGlothenKent Tekulve775643132


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