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1979 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 672-751 -79
Manager(s): Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,456,402 17/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Scott Garrelts (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Bullpen Coach: Tom Haller
First Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Hitting Coach: Hank Sauer
Pitching Coach: Larry Shepard
Third Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Third Base Coach: Dave Bristol

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Joe Coleman (#3), Johnnie LeMaster (#6), Roger Metzger (#16), Terry Whitfield (#19)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41223.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 San Francisco Giants. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 San Francisco Giants Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1SFN@ CINW11-51-0111Yes--1156 
    2SFN@ CINW7-22-0227Yes0.518711
    3SFN@ CINW4-23-0228Yes0.522913
    4SFN@ CINL6-73-1358Yes0.5281612 
    5SFNvs SDNW4-24-1224Yes--321814 
    6SFNvs SDNL1-44-2248Yes1332211
    7SFNvs SDNW4-35-2246Yes0.5372512
    8SFNvs HOUW8-76-2123Yes--453213
    9SFNvs HOUW2-17-2123Yes--473314 
    10SFNvs HOUL3-47-4238Yes0.551465
    11SFNvs HOUL1-97-4238Yes0.551465 
    12SFN@ SDNL3-47-5239Yes154504 
    13SFN@ SDNL6-77-62511Yes260573 
    14SFN@ SDNW14-108-62410Yes1.574677 
    15SFNvs LANW3-29-6248Yes1.577698 
    16SFNvs LANL1-29-73510Yes2.578717 
    17SFNvs LANL2-99-83511Yes3.580800 
    18SFN@ NYNL3-109-93714No48390-7 
    19SFN@ NYNL0-29-103715No48392-9 
    20SFN@ MONL8-149-113715No5.591106-15 
    21SFN@ MONL4-69-125817No695112-17
    22SFN@ MONL5-79-1351019No6100119-19 
    23SFN@ PHIL1-49-1451019No7101123-22
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    24SFN@ PHIW7-010-144918No6108123-15 
    25SFNvs NYNW7-511-144716No5.5115128-13
    26SFNvs NYNW4-312-143714No4.5119131-12 
    27SFNvs NYNW6-413-143714No3.5125135-10 
    28SFNvs NYNL4-513-153716No4129140-11
    29SFNvs MONL0-413-163716No4129144-15 
    30SFNvs MONW9-214-163715No4138146-8 
    31SFNvs MONL0-314-174818No4138149-11 
    32SFNvs PHIW2-115-174817No3.5140150-10
    33SFNvs PHIW4-116-174816No2.5144151-7 
    34SFNvs PHIL3-1216-184816No3.5147163-16 
    35SFN@ HOUW8-117-184816No3155164-9 
    36SFN@ HOUW8-418-184817No3163168-5 
    37SFN@ HOUW3-019-183615No2.5166168-2 
    38SFN@ ATLL4-619-193614No3.5170174-4
    39SFN@ ATLW4-221-193613No3181182-1
    40SFN@ ATLW7-621-193613No3181182-1
    41SFN@ ATLW8-122-193613No21891836 
    42SFNvs CINW12-223-192410Yes120118516 
    43SFNvs CINL0-523-202511Yes220119011 
    44SFNvs CINW2-124-202511Yes120319112
    45SFNvs ATLW6-425-20249Yes--20919514
    46SFNvs ATLL4-525-212512Yes121320013
    47SFNvs ATLL8-1025-223614No122121011
    48SFNvs ATLL1-425-233614No22222148 
    49SFN@ LANL5-625-243615No22272207 
    50SFN@ LANL5-625-253615No2.52322266
    51SFN@ LANL10-1225-264818No3.52422384
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    52SFN@ CHNL2-825-274818No4.5244246-2 
    53SFN@ CHNW8-626-273717No4.52522520
    54SFN@ CHNL1-226-283717No5.5253254-1
    55SFN@ SLNL4-526-294818No6257259-2 
    56SFN@ SLNL5-626-304819No7262265-3
    57SFN@ SLNW12-1027-303717No6.5274275-1
    58SFN@ PITL2-327-314819No7.5276278-2
    59SFN@ PITW6-228-313718No6.52822802 
    60SFN@ PITW7-429-313717No6.52892845 
    61SFNvs CHNW7-230-313716No529628610 
    62SFNvs CHNL2-330-323717No62982899 
    63SFNvs CHNL6-830-333819No6.53042977
    64SFNvs SLNW9-631-333819No6.531330310 
    65SFNvs SLNW6-132-333818No5.531930415 
    66SFNvs SLNW7-433-333818No4.532630818
    67SFNvs PITL4-933-343817No633031713
    68SFNvs PITL5-833-353817No733532510
    69SFN@ CINW3-234-353816No733832711
    70SFN@ CINW5-235-353816No734332914
    71SFN@ CINL7-835-363816No835033713 
    72SFNvs ATLL1-635-373816No8.53513438
    73SFNvs ATLW6-536-373816No8.53573489 
    74SFNvs HOUW6-337-373816No7.536335112
    75SFNvs HOUL5-637-383816No8.536835711
    76SFNvs CINW6-438-383816No8.537436113
    77SFNvs CINL0-238-393816No9.537436311 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78SFNvs CINW2-140-393715No938336716
    79SFNvs CINW7-340-393715No938336716 
    80SFN@ ATLL2-540-403816No1038537213
    81SFN@ ATLL6-740-413816No1139137912
    82SFN@ ATLL4-540-423816No1139538411 
    83SFN@ PHIL1-640-433817No123963906 
    84SFN@ PHIW8-641-433817No10.54043968 
    85SFN@ PHIL3-541-443817No10.54074016 
    86SFN@ PHIL2-441-453817No114094054
    87SFN@ MONW11-742-453817No104204128 
    88SFN@ MONW1-043-453816No94214129 
    89SFN@ MONW5-344-453815No842641511
    90SFN@ NYNL6-744-473816No8.54344277
    91SFN@ NYNL2-544-473816No8.54344277
    92SFN@ NYNL2-344-483816No9.54364306 
    93SFN@ NYNW4-045-483816No8.544043010
    94SFNvs PHIW1-046-483816No744143011 
    95SFNvs PHIL4-646-493816No74454369
    96SFNvs PHIW4-147-493816No644943712 
    97SFNvs MONW8-648-503816No6.54624584
    98SFNvs MONL5-1548-503816No6.54624584 
    99SFNvs MONL3-848-513817No7.5465466-1 
    100SFNvs NYNL5-648-523817No8.5470472-2
    101SFNvs NYNL0-348-533817No9.5470475-5 
    102SFN@ SDNW6-249-533817No8.5476477-1
    103SFN@ SDNW4-350-533817No7.54804800 
    104SFN@ SDNL3-450-543818No8.5483484-1 
    105SFN@ SDNW4-251-543818No8.54874861
    106SFN@ HOUW8-052-543818No7.54954869 
    107SFN@ HOUL4-652-553818No8.54994927
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108SFN@ HOUL4-552-563818No9.55034976
    109SFN@ LANL3-1152-573818No10.5506508-2 
    110SFN@ LANL3-452-583818No12509512-3 
    111SFN@ LANL1-852-593818No13510520-10 
    112SFN@ LANW7-153-593818No12.5517521-4 
    113SFNvs SDNW3-254-593818No11.5520523-3
    114SFNvs SDNW10-755-593818No11.55305300
    115SFNvs SDNL0-455-603818No11.5530534-4 
    116SFNvs LANL0-955-613818No12.5530543-13 
    117SFNvs LANL4-755-623818No13534550-16
    118SFNvs LANW4-156-623818No12538551-13 
    119SFN@ CHNW8-257-623818No12.5546553-7 
    120SFN@ CHNL5-657-633818No12.5551559-8
    121SFN@ CHNL4-1457-643818No13555573-18 
    122SFN@ SLNL0-357-653818No13555576-21 
    123SFN@ SLNL4-557-664919No13559581-22 
    124SFN@ SLNL0-457-674919No13559585-26
    125SFN@ PITL5-657-684919No14564591-27
    126SFN@ PITW6-158-684919No13570592-22 
    127SFN@ PITL6-858-694919No14576600-24 
    128SFNvs CHNL1-458-704919No14577604-27 
    129SFNvs CHNW5-259-704919No14582606-24
    130SFNvs CHNL1-459-714919No15583610-27
    131SFNvs SLNL1-259-724919No16584612-28
    132SFNvs SLNL1-559-734919No17585617-32 
    133SFNvs SLNW3-260-734919No16.5588619-31 
    134SFNvs PITL4-660-744919No16.5592625-33
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    135SFNvs PITL3-560-764920No17.5597637-40
    136SFNvs PITL2-760-764920No17.5597637-40 
    137SFNvs PITL3-560-774920No17.5600642-42 
    138SFN@ SDNL0-360-784920No18600645-45
    139SFN@ SDNW3-161-784920No17.5603646-43
    140SFN@ CINL5-661-794920No18.5608652-44
    141SFN@ CINL3-1261-804920No19.5611664-53 
    142SFN@ HOUW9-262-804920No18.5620666-46 
    143SFN@ HOUW2-163-804919No18622667-45
    144SFN@ HOUL1-463-814919No18.5623671-48
    145SFNvs ATLL1-263-824920No19624673-49
    146SFNvs ATLW4-364-824920No19628676-48
    147SFNvs ATLL1-464-834920No19.5629680-51 
    148SFNvs HOUL0-764-844920No19.5629687-58 
    149SFNvs HOUW5-365-844920No19.5634690-56
    150SFNvs HOUW2-166-844920No19.5636691-55 
    151SFNvs CINW7-467-844920No18.5643695-52
    152SFNvs CINW3-168-844920No17.5646696-50
    153SFN@ LANL2-768-854920No18.5648703-55 
    154SFN@ LANL0-368-864920No19.5648706-58
    155SFN@ ATLL2-1068-874920No19650716-66 
    156SFN@ ATLW2-169-874920No19652717-65 
    157SFNvs LANL2-1169-884920No19654728-74 
    158SFNvs LANL4-869-894920No20658736-78
    159SFNvs LANW5-370-894920No19.5663739-76
    160SFNvs SDNL0-270-904920No20.5663741-78 
    161SFNvs SDNW6-571-904920No19.5669746-77
    162SFNvs SDNL3-571-914920No19.5672751-79


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