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1979 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  71-91   .438
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Candlestick Park
Attendance:  1,456,402
Playoffs:  -

San Francisco Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (41)
Youngest Player:  Max Venable (22)
Longest Tenure:  Randy Moffitt (8)
Top Hitter:  Billy North (21)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Garrelts (#15)

Roster Continuity:  86.25%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-04@ CIN1W  11-51-0152,115Vida BlueTom SeaverVida BlueTom Seaver 1156
1979-04-06@ CIN2W  7-22-0215,343John MontefuscoTom HumeJohn MontefuscoTom HumeGary Lavelle18711
1979-04-07@ CIN3W  4-23-0215,763Bob KnepperBill BonhamTom GriffinFrank PastoreDave Roberts22913
1979-04-08@ CIN4L  6-73-1330,196Ed HalickiMike LaCossDoug BairJohn Curtis 281612
1979-04-10vs SDN5W  4-24-1256,196 Vida BlueGaylord PerryVida BlueJohn D'Acquisto 321814
1979-04-11vs SDN6L  1-44-2217,778 John MontefuscoRandy JonesRandy JonesJohn MontefuscoRollie Fingers332211
1979-04-12vs SDN7W  4-35-2214,082 Bob KnepperEric RasmussenBob KnepperEric RasmussenDave Roberts372512
1979-04-13vs HOU8W  8-76-2116,822 Ed HalickiJoe NiekroEd HalickiJoe NiekroGary Lavelle453213
1979-04-14vs HOU9W  2-17-2115,931 Vida BlueVern RuhleVida BlueVern Ruhle 473314
1979-04-15vs HOU10L  3-47-420 John MontefuscoJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardJohn MontefuscoJoe Sambito503713
1979-04-15vs HOU11L  1-97-4237,384 Tom GriffinJoaquin AndujarJoaquin AndujarTom Griffin 51465
1979-04-17@ SDN12L  3-47-5216,734Bob KnepperEric RasmussenRollie FingersBob Knepper 54504
1979-04-18@ SDN13L  6-77-6218,811Ed HalickiBob ShirleySteve MuraTom Griffin 60573
1979-04-19@ SDN14W  14-108-6227,366Vida BlueMickey LolichVida BlueMickey Lolich 74677
1979-04-20vs LAN15W  3-29-6239,906 John MontefuscoBob WelchGary LavelleJerry Reuss 77698
1979-04-21vs LAN16L  1-29-7337,775 Bob KnepperBurt HootonBurt HootonTom Griffin 78717
1979-04-22vs LAN17L  2-99-8351,711 Ed HalickiDon SuttonDon SuttonEd Halicki 80800
1979-04-24@ NYN18L  3-109-9310,170Vida BlueMike ScottMike ScottVida Blue 8390-7
1979-04-25@ NYN19L  0-29-1035,665Tom GriffinCraig SwanCraig SwanTom Griffin 8392-9
1979-04-27@ MON20L  8-149-1137,210Bob KnepperBill LeeBill LeeBob Knepper 91106-15
1979-04-28@ MON21L  4-69-12514,411Ed HalickiScott SandersonScott SandersonEd HalickiElias Sosa95112-17
1979-04-29@ MON22L  5-79-13525,710Vida BlueRoss GrimsleyDan SchatzederVida Blue 100119-19
1979-04-30@ PHI23L  1-49-14529,169Phil NastuDick RuthvenDick RuthvenPhil NastuTug McGraw101123-22
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01@ PHI24W  7-010-14429,048Bob KnepperNino EspinosaBob KnepperNino Espinosa 108123-15
1979-05-03vs NYN25W  7-511-1445,123 Ed HalickiPete FalconeEd HalickiPete FalconeGary Lavelle115128-13
1979-05-04vs NYN26W  4-312-14319,275 Vida BlueNeil AllenVida BlueSkip Lockwood 119131-12
1979-05-05vs NYN27W  6-413-1436,960 Phil NastuCraig SwanGary LavelleJesse Orosco 125135-10
1979-05-06vs NYN28L  4-513-15319,818 Bob KnepperKevin KobelDale MurrayRandy MoffittSkip Lockwood129140-11
1979-05-08vs MON29L  0-413-1637,513 Ed HalickiScott SandersonScott SandersonEd Halicki 129144-15
1979-05-09vs MON30W  9-214-1636,811 Vida BlueRoss GrimsleyVida BlueRoss Grimsley 138146-8
1979-05-10vs MON31L  0-314-1746,379 Phil NastuSteve RogersSteve RogersPhil Nastu 138149-11
1979-05-11vs PHI32W  2-115-17422,860 Bob KnepperSteve CarltonBob KnepperSteve CarltonGary Lavelle140150-10
1979-05-12vs PHI33W  4-116-17423,836 Ed HalickiRandy LerchEd HalickiRandy Lerch 144151-7
1979-05-13vs PHI34L  3-1216-18432,585 Vida BlueDick RuthvenRon ReedVida Blue 147163-16
1979-05-15@ HOU35W  8-117-18413,196Phil NastuJ.R. RichardPhil NastuJ.R. Richard 155164-9
1979-05-16@ HOU36W  8-418-18410,094Bob KnepperRick WilliamsGary LavelleBo McLaughlin 163168-5
1979-05-17@ HOU37W  3-019-18310,626Ed HalickiKen ForschEd HalickiKen Forsch 166168-2
1979-05-18@ ATL38L  4-619-19313,896Vida BlueMickey MahlerMickey MahlerVida BlueGene Garber170174-4
1979-05-19@ ATL39W  4-221-1930Phil NastuTony BrizzolaraTom GriffinCraig SkokGary Lavelle174176-2
1979-05-19@ ATL40W  7-621-19324,799Dave RobertsRick MatulaJohn CurtisGene GarberTom Griffin181182-1
1979-05-20@ ATL41W  8-122-19310,716Bob KnepperEddie SolomonBob KnepperEddie Solomon 1891836
1979-05-22vs CIN42W  12-223-19220,058 Ed HalickiBill BonhamEd HalickiBill Bonham 20118516
1979-05-23vs CIN43L  0-523-20221,080 Vida BlueMike LaCossMike LaCossVida Blue 20119011
1979-05-24vs CIN44W  2-124-20221,337 Phil NastuPaul MoskauPhil NastuPaul MoskauRandy Moffitt20319112
1979-05-25vs ATL45W  6-425-20211,117 Bob KnepperPhil NiekroBob KnepperPhil NiekroGary Lavelle20919514
1979-05-26vs ATL46L  4-525-21211,958 Ed HalickiRick MatulaGene GarberDave RobertsCraig Skok21320013
1979-05-27vs ATL47L  8-1025-22318,936 Vida BlueEddie SolomonCraig SkokRandy MoffittGene Garber22121011
1979-05-28vs ATL48L  1-425-23325,316 Phil NastuMickey MahlerMickey MahlerPhil Nastu 2222148
1979-05-29@ LAN49L  5-625-24335,845Bob KnepperBurt HootonTerry ForsterGary Lavelle 2272207
1979-05-30@ LAN50L  5-625-25342,819John CurtisRick SutcliffeJerry ReussGary LavelleLerrin LaGrow2322266
1979-05-31@ LAN51L  10-1225-26436,288Vida BlueDon SuttonDon SuttonVida BlueBob Welch2422384
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01@ CHN52L  2-825-2749,688Phil NastuRick ReuschelRick ReuschelPhil Nastu 244246-2
1979-06-02@ CHN53W  8-626-27332,721Bob KnepperKen HoltzmanRandy MoffittDick TidrowGary Lavelle2522520
1979-06-03@ CHN54L  1-226-28329,665John CurtisMike KrukowMike KrukowJohn CurtisBruce Sutter253254-1
1979-06-05@ SLN55L  4-526-29425,561Vida BlueSilvio MartinezMark LittellRandy Moffitt 257259-2
1979-06-06@ SLN56L  5-626-30419,003Phil NastuBob SykesBuddy SchultzRandy MoffittMark Littell262265-3
1979-06-07@ SLN57W  12-1027-30320,058Bob KnepperJohn DennyTom GriffinMark LittellRandy Moffitt274275-1
1979-06-08@ PIT58L  2-327-31418,227John CurtisDon RobinsonEnrique RomoJohn CurtisGrant Jackson276278-2
1979-06-09@ PIT59W  6-228-31325,814Vida BlueJim RookerVida BlueBruce Kison 2822802
1979-06-10@ PIT60W  7-429-31325,536Phil NastuBert BlylevenGary LavelleEnrique Romo 2892845
1979-06-12vs CHN61W  7-230-31328,210 Bob KnepperKen HoltzmanBob KnepperKen Holtzman 29628610
1979-06-13vs CHN62L  2-330-3239,284 John MontefuscoMike KrukowBruce SutterRandy Moffitt 2982899
1979-06-14vs CHN63L  6-830-3339,005 Vida BlueDennis LampDick TidrowGary LavelleBruce Sutter3042977
1979-06-15vs SLN64W  9-631-33312,770 Phil NastuPete VuckovichGary LavelleDarold Knowles 31330310
1979-06-16vs SLN65W  6-132-33323,118 John CurtisSilvio MartinezJohn CurtisSilvio Martinez 31930415
1979-06-17vs SLN66W  7-433-33339,073 Bob KnepperJohn DennyRandy MoffittBuddy SchultzGary Lavelle32630818
1979-06-19vs PIT67L  4-933-34339,861 John MontefuscoJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaJohn MontefuscoEnrique Romo33031713
1979-06-20vs PIT68L  5-833-35319,637 Vida BlueJim RookerGrant JacksonGary LavelleKent Tekulve33532510
1979-06-22@ CIN69W  3-234-35336,184Phil NastuPaul MoskauPhil NastuPaul MoskauTom Griffin33832711
1979-06-23@ CIN70W  5-235-35335,293John CurtisFred NormanJohn CurtisFred NormanGary Lavelle34332914
1979-06-24@ CIN71L  7-835-36332,829Bob KnepperBill BonhamDoug BairDave Roberts 35033713
1979-06-25vs ATL72L  1-635-3735,813 John MontefuscoEddie SolomonEddie SolomonJohn MontefuscoCraig Skok3513438
1979-06-26vs ATL73W  6-536-37320,430 Vida BlueMickey MahlerGary LavelleGene Garber 3573489
1979-06-27vs HOU74W  6-337-37311,563 Phil NastuKen ForschGreg MintonTom DixonDave Roberts36335112
1979-06-28vs HOU75L  5-637-38315,624 Ed HalickiRick WilliamsRick WilliamsJohn CurtisRandy Niemann36835711
1979-06-29vs CIN76W  6-438-38318,870 Bob KnepperBill BonhamPedro BorbonManny SarmientoGary Lavelle37436113
1979-06-30vs CIN77L  0-238-39328,512 John MontefuscoTom SeaverTom SeaverEd Whitson 37436311
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01vs CIN78W  2-140-3930 John CurtisMike LaCossJohn CurtisMike LaCossPedro Borbon37636412
1979-07-01vs CIN79W  7-340-39350,924 Phil NastuPaul MoskauGary LavelleMario Soto 38336716
1979-07-03@ ATL80L  2-540-40310,651Ed HalickiTony BrizzolaraTony BrizzolaraEd HalickiGene Garber38537213
1979-07-04@ ATL81L  6-740-41347,647Bob KnepperRick MatulaJoey McLaughlinGary LavelleGene Garber39137912
1979-07-05@ ATL82L  4-540-42312,409Ed WhitsonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroGreg Minton 39538411
1979-07-06@ PHI83L  1-640-43336,097John CurtisNino EspinosaNino EspinosaJohn Curtis 3963906
1979-07-07@ PHI84W  8-641-43342,047John MontefuscoTug McGrawPedro BorbonRon Reed 4043968
1979-07-08@ PHI85L  3-541-44341,387Bob KnepperSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBob Knepper 4074016
1979-07-09@ PHI86L  2-441-45338,353Vida BlueDickie NolesDickie NolesVida BlueWarren Brusstar4094054
1979-07-10@ MON87W  11-742-45321,055Ed WhitsonScott SandersonTom GriffinWoodie Fryman 4204128
1979-07-11@ MON88W  1-043-45315,012John CurtisDan SchatzederJohn CurtisDan Schatzeder 4214129
1979-07-12@ MON89W  5-344-45321,094John MontefuscoSteve RogersJohn MontefuscoSteve RogersGary Lavelle42641511
1979-07-13@ NYN90L  6-744-4730Bob KnepperKevin KobelKevin KobelBob KnepperDale Murray43242210
1979-07-13@ NYN91L  2-544-47316,110Ed HalickiAndy HasslerAndy HasslerEd HalickiDale Murray4344277
1979-07-14@ NYN92L  2-344-48328,254Vida BlueTom HausmanTom HausmanVida Blue 4364306
1979-07-15@ NYN93W  4-045-48314,319Ed WhitsonCraig SwanEd WhitsonCraig SwanPedro Borbon44043010
1979-07-19vs PHI94W  1-046-48320,732 John CurtisDickie NolesJohn CurtisDickie Noles 44143011
1979-07-20vs PHI95L  4-646-49321,110 John MontefuscoRandy LerchRandy LerchTom GriffinRon Reed4454369
1979-07-21vs PHI96W  4-147-49325,386 Bob KnepperSteve CarltonBob KnepperSteve Carlton 44943712
1979-07-22vs MON97W  8-648-5030 Vida BlueRoss GrimsleyVida BlueRoss GrimsleyPedro Borbon45744314
1979-07-22vs MON98L  5-1548-50339,800 Ed WhitsonScott SandersonRudy MayEd Whitson 4624584
1979-07-23vs MON99L  3-848-51315,179 John CurtisDan SchatzederDan SchatzederJohn Curtis 465466-1
1979-07-24vs NYN100L  5-648-52324,821 John MontefuscoKevin KobelWayne TwitchellPedro BorbonTom Hausman470472-2
1979-07-25vs NYN101L  0-348-53311,497 Bob KnepperCraig SwanCraig SwanBob Knepper 470475-5
1979-07-26@ SDN102W  6-249-53315,883Ed WhitsonJohn D'AcquistoEd WhitsonJohn D'AcquistoGary Lavelle476477-1
1979-07-27@ SDN103W  4-350-53320,577Vida BlueRandy JonesPedro BorbonMark Lee 4804800
1979-07-28@ SDN104L  3-450-54322,815John CurtisGaylord PerryRollie FingersPedro Borbon 483484-1
1979-07-29@ SDN105W  4-251-54315,878John MontefuscoBob ShirleyJohn MontefuscoBob ShirleyGary Lavelle4874861
1979-07-30@ HOU106W  8-052-54318,995Bob KnepperJoaquin AndujarBob KnepperJoaquin Andujar 4954869
1979-07-31@ HOU107L  4-652-55318,047Ed WhitsonJoe NiekroJoe NiekroEd WhitsonBert Roberge4994927
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01@ HOU108L  4-552-56321,207Vida BlueKen ForschKen ForschVida BlueBert Roberge5034976
1979-08-03@ LAN109L  3-1152-57344,275John CurtisBurt HootonBurt HootonJohn Curtis 506508-2
1979-08-04@ LAN110L  3-452-58344,818John MontefuscoRick SutcliffeDave PattersonGary Lavelle 509512-3
1979-08-05@ LAN111L  1-852-59338,962Bob KnepperDon SuttonDon SuttonBob Knepper 510520-10
1979-08-06@ LAN112W  7-153-59330,453Ed WhitsonCharlie HoughEd WhitsonCharlie Hough 517521-4
1979-08-07vs SDN113W  3-254-59324,473 Vida BlueGaylord PerryVida BlueGaylord PerryGary Lavelle520523-3
1979-08-08vs SDN114W  10-755-5938,894 John CurtisBob ShirleyJohn CurtisBob ShirleyGary Lavelle5305300
1979-08-09vs SDN115L  0-455-6038,556 John MontefuscoJohn D'AcquistoJohn D'AcquistoGreg Minton 530534-4
1979-08-10vs LAN116L  0-955-61331,530 Bob KnepperDon SuttonDon SuttonBob Knepper 530543-13
1979-08-11vs LAN117L  4-755-62342,477 Ed WhitsonCharlie HoughCharlie HoughEd WhitsonDave Patterson534550-16
1979-08-12vs LAN118W  4-156-62339,914 Vida BlueJerry ReussVida BlueJerry Reuss 538551-13
1979-08-14@ CHN119W  8-257-62321,742John CurtisMike KrukowJohn CurtisMike Krukow 546553-7
1979-08-15@ CHN120L  5-657-63331,358John MontefuscoRick ReuschelRick ReuschelPedro BorbonBruce Sutter551559-8
1979-08-16@ CHN121L  4-1457-64319,730Bob KnepperLynn McGlothenLynn McGlothenBob Knepper 555573-18
1979-08-17@ SLN122L  0-357-65322,327Ed WhitsonJohn FulghamJohn FulghamEd Whitson 555576-21
1979-08-18@ SLN123L  4-557-66432,848Vida BluePete VuckovichRoy ThomasVida Blue 559581-22
1979-08-19@ SLN124L  0-457-67442,622John CurtisJohn DennyJohn DennyJohn CurtisMark Littell559585-26
1979-08-20@ PIT125L  5-657-68418,714John MontefuscoBert BlylevenEnrique RomoGary LavelleKent Tekulve564591-27
1979-08-21@ PIT126W  6-158-68420,999Bob KnepperBruce KisonBob KnepperBruce Kison 570592-22
1979-08-22@ PIT127L  6-858-69419,768Ed WhitsonJim BibbyKent TekulveGary Lavelle 576600-24
1979-08-24vs CHN128L  1-458-7049,352 Vida BlueRick ReuschelRick ReuschelVida Blue 577604-27
1979-08-25vs CHN129W  5-259-70417,584 John CurtisLynn McGlothenJohn CurtisLynn McGlothenGreg Minton582606-24
1979-08-26vs CHN130L  1-459-71417,742 John MontefuscoDennis LampDennis LampJohn MontefuscoBruce Sutter583610-27
1979-08-28vs SLN131L  1-259-72418,836 Bob KnepperBob ForschBob ForschBob KnepperMark Littell584612-28
1979-08-29vs SLN132L  1-559-7346,099 Vida BlueJohn FulghamJohn FulghamVida Blue 585617-32
1979-08-30vs SLN133W  3-260-7345,136 Ed WhitsonPete VuckovichEd WhitsonPete Vuckovich 588619-31
1979-08-31vs PIT134L  4-660-74419,377 John CurtisDon RobinsonDon RobinsonJohn CurtisGrant Jackson592625-33
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSFN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01vs PIT135L  3-560-76425,551 John MontefuscoBruce KisonBruce KisonJohn MontefuscoGrant Jackson595630-35
1979-09-01vs PIT136L  2-760-76427,382 Bob KnepperJim BibbyJim BibbyBob Knepper 597637-40
1979-09-02vs PIT137L  3-560-77415,663 Vida BlueJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaVida Blue 600642-42
1979-09-03@ SDN138L  0-360-7847,333Ed WhitsonGaylord PerryGaylord PerryEd WhitsonEric Rasmussen600645-45
1979-09-04@ SDN139W  3-161-7847,128John CurtisBob ShirleyJohn CurtisBob ShirleyGary Lavelle603646-43
1979-09-05@ CIN140L  5-661-79420,867John MontefuscoFred NormanFred NormanJohn MontefuscoTom Hume608652-44
1979-09-06@ CIN141L  3-1261-80420,935Bob KnepperTom SeaverTom SeaverBob Knepper 611664-53
1979-09-07@ HOU142W  9-262-80423,723Vida BlueJoaquin AndujarVida BlueJoaquin Andujar 620666-46
1979-09-08@ HOU143W  2-163-80432,300Ed WhitsonJoe NiekroGreg MintonJoe SambitoGary Lavelle622667-45
1979-09-09@ HOU144L  1-463-81411,570Ed HalickiVern RuhleKen ForschGreg MintonJoe Sambito623671-48
1979-09-11vs ATL145L  1-263-8245,128 John MontefuscoLarry McWilliamsLarry McWilliamsJohn MontefuscoJoey McLaughlin624673-49
1979-09-12vs ATL146W  4-364-8241,878 Vida BlueEddie SolomonVida BlueEddie SolomonGary Lavelle628676-48
1979-09-13vs ATL147L  1-464-8341,934 Ed WhitsonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroEd Whitson 629680-51
1979-09-14vs HOU148L  0-764-8447,817 Ed HalickiVern RuhleVern RuhleEd Halicki 629687-58
1979-09-15vs HOU149W  5-365-8449,795 Bob KnepperKen ForschPedro BorbonJoaquin AndujarGreg Minton634690-56
1979-09-16vs HOU150W  2-166-84412,077 John MontefuscoJ.R. RichardGreg MintonJ.R. Richard 636691-55
1979-09-17vs CIN151W  7-467-8444,880 Vida BlueMike LaCossVida BlueMike LaCossGary Lavelle643695-52
1979-09-18vs CIN152W  3-168-8447,183 Ed WhitsonFrank PastoreEd WhitsonFrank PastoreGreg Minton646696-50
1979-09-19@ LAN153L  2-768-85420,827Ed HalickiRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeEd Halicki 648703-55
1979-09-20@ LAN154L  0-368-86424,522Bob KnepperBob WelchBob WelchBob KnepperJoe Beckwith648706-58
1979-09-22@ ATL155L  2-1068-8747,767Vida BluePhil NiekroPhil NiekroVida Blue 650716-66
1979-09-23@ ATL156W  2-169-87413,487Ed WhitsonRick MatulaGreg MintonRick Matula 652717-65
1979-09-25vs LAN157L  2-1169-8848,694 Ed HalickiRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeEd Halicki 654728-74
1979-09-26vs LAN158L  4-869-89410,791 Tom GriffinBob WelchDave PattersonTom GriffinLerrin LaGrow658736-78
1979-09-27vs LAN159W  5-370-8948,381 Vida BlueGerry HannahsVida BlueGerry HannahsGreg Minton663739-76
1979-09-28vs SDN160L  0-270-9042,861 Ed WhitsonEric RasmussenEric RasmussenEd Whitson 663741-78
1979-09-29vs SDN161W  6-571-9044,721 Bob KnepperJuan EichelbergerTom GriffinBob OwchinkoGary Lavelle669746-77
1979-09-30vs SDN162L  3-571-91419,340 Ed HalickiBob ShirleyBob OwchinkoGary LavelleMark Lee672751-79


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