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1979 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ken Boyer
General Manager:   John Claiborne
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Attendance:  1,627,256
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Lou Brock (40)
Youngest Player:  Kim Seaman (22)
Longest Tenure:  Lou Brock (15)
Top Hitter:  Keith Hernandez (3)
Top Pitcher:  Pete Vuckovich (15)
Top Draft Pick:  Andy Van Slyke (#6)

Roster Continuity:  84.53%
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#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06vs PHI1W  8-11-0340,526 John DennySteve CarltonJohn DennySteve Carlton 817
1979-04-07vs PHI2W  3-22-0215,294 Pete VuckovichRandy LerchPete VuckovichRon Reed 1138
1979-04-08vs PHI3W  2-23-0220,055 Bob ForschNino Espinosa 1358
1979-04-10vs CHN4W  7-04-0110,190 Bob SykesLynn McGlothenBob SykesLynn McGlothen 20515
1979-04-12@ PIT5L  1-34-123,986John DennyDon RobinsonDon RobinsonJohn Denny 21813
1979-04-13@ PIT6L  6-74-224,395Pete VuckovichBruce KisonJim BibbyBuddy SchultzGrant Jackson271512
1979-04-14@ PIT7L  4-74-3310,940Bob ForschEd WhitsonEd WhitsonBob ForschGrant Jackson31229
1979-04-15@ PIT8W  9-45-323,012Bob SykesJohn CandelariaMark LittellKent Tekulve 402614
1979-04-17@ CHN9L  3-55-4311,010John DennyKen HoltzmanKen HoltzmanJohn DennyBruce Sutter433112
1979-04-18@ CHN10W  3-26-4312,825Pete VuckovichRick ReuschelTom BrunoDonnie MooreDarold Knowles463313
1979-04-19@ CHN11L  2-36-539,117Bob ForschDennis LampDennis LampBob ForschBruce Sutter483612
1979-04-20vs CIN12L  3-106-6317,311 Bob SykesFred NormanFred NormanBob Sykes 51465
1979-04-21vs CIN13L  1-46-7316,776 Silvio MartinezMike LaCossMike LaCossSilvio MartinezDoug Bair52502
1979-04-22vs CIN14W  4-37-7412,696 John DennyTom HumeBuddy SchultzTom Hume 56533
1979-04-23@ ATL15W  3-28-734,725Pete VuckovichPhil NiekroMark LittellPhil Niekro 59554
1979-04-24@ ATL16W  6-59-731,643Bob ForschMickey MahlerMark LittellGene GarberBuddy Schultz65605
1979-04-27@ CIN17L  3-49-8323,285John DennyMike LaCossFrank PastoreMark Littell 68644
1979-04-28@ CIN18W  12-110-8319,471Pete VuckovichTom HumePete VuckovichTom Hume 806515
1979-04-29@ CIN19L  1-510-9340,153Bob SykesTom SeaverPaul MoskauBob Sykes 817011
1979-04-30vs HOU20L  5-610-10310,778 Bob ForschVern RuhleJoe SambitoTom BrunoJoaquin Andujar867610
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01vs HOU21W  7-611-1036,349 Silvio MartinezJ.R. RichardDarold KnowlesJoe Sambito 938211
1979-05-02vs HOU22W  5-212-1035,190 John DennyKen ForschJohn DennyKen Forsch 988414
1979-05-03vs HOU23L  1-412-1137,530 Pete VuckovichJoe NiekroJoe NiekroPete VuckovichJoaquin Andujar998811
1979-05-04vs PIT24W  4-313-11313,525 Bob SykesDon RobinsonBob SykesDon RobinsonBuddy Schultz1039112
1979-05-05vs PIT25L  5-613-12417,440 Bob ForschBert BlylevenGrant JacksonPete VuckovichEd Whitson1089711
1979-05-06vs PIT26W  4-214-12420,966 Silvio MartinezBruce KisonSilvio MartinezBruce KisonDarold Knowles1129913
1979-05-08@ HOU27W  4-115-12315,645Pete VuckovichKen ForschPete VuckovichKen ForschDarold Knowles11610016
1979-05-09@ HOU28L  4-515-13311,566John DennyJoe NiekroBo McLaughlinTom Bruno 12010515
1979-05-10@ HOU29W  3-116-13315,420Bob SykesJ.R. RichardBob SykesJ.R. RichardMark Littell12310617
1979-05-11vs ATL30L  0-316-1449,209 Bob ForschLarry McWilliamsAdrian DevineBob ForschGene Garber12310914
1979-05-12vs ATL31W  7-617-14316,011 Silvio MartinezMickey MahlerBuddy SchultzGene Garber 13011515
1979-05-13vs ATL32W  7-318-14316,762 Pete VuckovichPhil NiekroPete VuckovichPhil Niekro 13711819
1979-05-15vs MON33W  1-019-14312,515 John DennySteve RogersJohn DennySteve Rogers 13811820
1979-05-16vs MON34W  2-020-14311,547 Bob ForschBill LeeBob ForschBill LeeMark Littell14011822
1979-05-17vs MON35L  2-320-15318,225 Silvio MartinezDan SchatzederElias SosaBuddy Schultz 14212121
1979-05-19@ NYN36W  9-421-1536,782Pete VuckovichMike ScottDarold KnowlesDwight Bernard 15112526
1979-05-20@ NYN37L  7-821-1638,180Bob SykesCraig SwanNeil AllenDarold Knowles 15813325
1979-05-21@ PHI38L  3-521-17328,192John DennySteve CarltonSteve CarltonJohn Denny 16113823
1979-05-22@ PHI39L  1-321-18333,379Bob ForschRandy LerchTug McGrawBob Forsch 16214121
1979-05-23@ PHI40W  3-122-18332,349Silvio MartinezDick RuthvenSilvio MartinezDick RuthvenMark Littell16514223
1979-05-27@ MON41L  3-823-1930John DennyScott SandersonScott SandersonJohn Denny 16815018
1979-05-27@ MON42W  11-323-19352,539Bob ForschRoss GrimsleyBob ForschRoss Grimsley 17915326
1979-05-29vs NYN43L  2-623-20314,149 Pete VuckovichPat ZachryPat ZachryPete VuckovichSkip Lockwood18115922
1979-05-30vs NYN44W  7-324-20311,111 Silvio MartinezCraig SwanSilvio MartinezCraig SwanDarold Knowles18816226
1979-05-31vs NYN45W  9-625-20315,110 Bob SykesMike ScottBob SykesMike ScottDarold Knowles19716829
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs LAN46W  8-726-20226,687 John DennyAndy MessersmithBuddy SchultzBob Welch 20517530
1979-06-02vs LAN47W  12-527-20233,452 Bob ForschDoug RauBob ForschDoug Rau 21718037
1979-06-03vs LAN48W  6-428-20231,217 Pete VuckovichBurt HootonPete VuckovichBurt Hooton 22318439
1979-06-05vs SFN49W  5-429-20225,561 Silvio MartinezVida BlueMark LittellRandy Moffitt 22818840
1979-06-06vs SFN50W  6-530-20219,003 Bob SykesPhil NastuBuddy SchultzRandy MoffittMark Littell23419341
1979-06-07vs SFN51L  10-1230-21220,058 John DennyBob KnepperTom GriffinMark LittellRandy Moffitt24420539
1979-06-08vs SDN52L  7-830-22218,943 Bob ForschBob OwchinkoRollie FingersDarold KnowlesJohn D'Acquisto25121338
1979-06-09vs SDN53W  7-431-22226,695 Pete VuckovichEric RasmussenPete VuckovichEric Rasmussen 25821741
1979-06-10vs SDN54W  3-232-22133,136 Silvio MartinezRandy JonesSilvio MartinezRandy JonesBuddy Schultz26121942
1979-06-11@ LAN55W  9-733-22132,159Bob SykesJerry ReussTom BrunoLerrin LaGrow 27022644
1979-06-12@ LAN56L  3-933-23235,651John DennyBurt HootonBurt HootonJohn Denny 27323538
1979-06-13@ LAN57L  8-933-24242,235Bob ForschRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeBob ForschTerry Forster28124437
1979-06-15@ SFN58L  6-933-25212,770Pete VuckovichPhil NastuGary LavelleDarold Knowles 28725334
1979-06-16@ SFN59L  1-633-26223,118Silvio MartinezJohn CurtisJohn CurtisSilvio Martinez 28825929
1979-06-17@ SFN60L  4-733-27239,073John DennyBob KnepperRandy MoffittBuddy SchultzGary Lavelle29226626
1979-06-18@ SDN61L  2-333-28218,921Bob ForschRandy JonesRandy JonesBob ForschRollie Fingers29426925
1979-06-19@ SDN62W  7-234-28220,216John FulghamEric RasmussenJohn FulghamEric Rasmussen 30127130
1979-06-20@ SDN63L  1-334-29220,653Pete VuckovichGaylord PerryGaylord PerryPete Vuckovich 30227428
1979-06-22vs NYN64W  4-235-29218,852 Silvio MartinezKevin KobelSilvio MartinezKevin Kobel 30627630
1979-06-24vs NYN65L  2-635-30248,693 Bob ForschAndy HasslerAndy HasslerBob ForschDale Murray30828226
1979-06-25vs MON66L  2-835-31320,336 John FulghamDan SchatzederDan SchatzederJohn Fulgham 31029020
1979-06-26vs MON67L  3-535-32416,791 John DennyRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyJohn DennyWoodie Fryman31329518
1979-06-27vs MON68W  5-036-32314,864 Silvio MartinezSteve RogersSilvio MartinezSteve Rogers 31829523
1979-06-29vs PHI69L  7-837-3330 Bob ForschNino EspinosaKevin SaucierBob ForschTug McGraw32530322
1979-06-29vs PHI70W  7-137-33329,300 Pete VuckovichLarry ChristensonPete VuckovichLarry Christenson 33230428
1979-06-30vs PHI71L  4-637-34330,960 John FulghamSteve CarltonRon ReedGeorge FrazierTug McGraw33631026
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01vs PHI72W  13-739-3430 John DennyDick RuthvenMark LittellTug McGraw 34931732
1979-07-01vs PHI73W  2-139-34341,903 Roy ThomasRandy LerchMark LittellRandy Lerch 35131833
1979-07-02vs PIT74L  4-539-35318,042 Silvio MartinezDon RobinsonEnrique RomoDarold KnowlesGrant Jackson35532332
1979-07-03vs PIT75L  1-439-36417,130 Bob ForschJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaBob ForschEnrique Romo35632729
1979-07-04vs PIT76L  4-639-37514,766 Pete VuckovichBert BlylevenBert BlylevenPete VuckovichGrant Jackson36033327
1979-07-05vs PIT77W  2-040-37416,626 John FulghamJim RookerJohn FulghamJim Rooker 36233329
1979-07-06@ ATL78W  9-542-3720John DennyEddie SolomonJohn DennyEddie Solomon 37133833
1979-07-06@ ATL79W  5-442-37224,701Roy ThomasMickey MahlerGeorge FrazierCraig Skok 37634234
1979-07-07@ ATL80L  2-1042-38316,468Silvio MartinezTony BrizzolaraTony BrizzolaraSilvio Martinez 37835226
1979-07-08@ ATL81L  5-642-3934,160Bob ForschRick MatulaGene GarberMark Littell 38335825
1979-07-09@ CIN82W  6-343-39323,848Pete VuckovichBill BonhamPete VuckovichBill BonhamMark Littell38936128
1979-07-10@ CIN83L  2-443-40524,922John FulghamTom SeaverTom SeaverJohn FulghamDoug Bair39136526
1979-07-11@ CIN84L  1-643-41524,546John DennyMike LaCossMike LaCossJohn Denny 39237121
1979-07-13@ HOU85W  1-044-41526,041Silvio MartinezKen ForschSilvio MartinezKen Forsch 39337122
1979-07-14@ HOU86L  2-344-42545,834Pete VuckovichJoaquin AndujarJoaquin AndujarPete VuckovichJoe Sambito39537421
1979-07-15@ HOU87W  3-145-42541,601John FulghamJ.R. RichardJohn FulghamJ.R. Richard 39837523
1979-07-19vs CIN88L  4-1645-43527,228 Pete VuckovichFred NormanFred NormanPete Vuckovich 40239111
1979-07-20vs CIN89L  0-345-44530,280 John DennyTom SeaverTom SeaverJohn Denny 4023948
1979-07-21vs CIN90W  12-346-44529,278 Silvio MartinezMike LaCossSilvio MartinezMike LaCoss 41439717
1979-07-22vs HOU91L  6-746-45527,973 Bob ForschRandy NiemannJoe SambitoWill McEnaney 42040416
1979-07-23vs HOU92L  2-346-46518,075 John FulghamJoe NiekroJoe NiekroJohn Fulgham 42240715
1979-07-24vs ATL93W  7-347-46512,505 Pete VuckovichTony BrizzolaraPete VuckovichTony Brizzolara 42941019
1979-07-25vs ATL94L  4-1347-47512,590 John DennyRick MatulaJoey McLaughlinGeorge Frazier 43342310
1979-07-26vs ATL95W  6-248-47514,602 Silvio MartinezEddie SolomonSilvio MartinezEddie Solomon 43942514
1979-07-27@ PHI96W  5-049-47540,792Bob ForschNino EspinosaBob ForschNino Espinosa 44442519
1979-07-28@ PHI97W  5-450-47440,063John FulghamDickie NolesMark LittellRon Reed 44942920
1979-07-29@ PHI98W  6-551-47438,069Pete VuckovichRandy LerchPete VuckovichRandy Lerch 45543421
1979-07-30@ MON99W  7-252-4840John DennyBill LeeJohn DennyBill Lee 46243626
1979-07-30@ MON100L  1-552-48442,571Roy ThomasDavid PalmerDavid PalmerRoy ThomasStan Bahnsen46344122
1979-07-31@ MON101L  0-552-49521,486Silvio MartinezRudy MayRudy MaySilvio Martinez 46344617
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01@ PIT102L  3-452-50516,124Bob ForschDon RobinsonEnrique RomoBob ForschKent Tekulve46645016
1979-08-02@ PIT103W  5-453-50525,163John FulghamJim RookerGeorge FrazierGrant JacksonDarold Knowles47145417
1979-08-03@ CHN104L  2-453-51531,409Pete VuckovichRick ReuschelRick ReuschelPete VuckovichBruce Sutter47345815
1979-08-04@ CHN105L  6-853-52529,720John DennyMike KrukowMike KrukowJohn DennyBruce Sutter47946613
1979-08-05@ CHN106L  2-354-5340Silvio MartinezDennis LampGuillermo HernandezSilvio MartinezBruce Sutter48146912
1979-08-05@ CHN107W  5-454-53435,769Bob ForschKen HoltzmanBob ForschKen HoltzmanMark Littell48647313
1979-08-07@ NYN108W  9-256-5340John FulghamKevin KobelJohn FulghamKevin Kobel 49547520
1979-08-07@ NYN109W  2-156-53410,651Roy ThomasPete FalconeRoy ThomasPete FalconeWill McEnaney49747621
1979-08-08@ NYN110W  8-457-53410,024Pete VuckovichAndy HasslerPete VuckovichAndy Hassler 50548025
1979-08-09@ NYN111W  4-058-5348,327John DennyDock EllisJohn DennyDock Ellis 50948029
1979-08-10vs CHN112W  13-860-5340 Silvio MartinezMike KrukowSilvio MartinezMike Krukow 52248834
1979-08-10vs CHN113W  5-360-53449,467 Bob ForschBill CaudillBob ForschBill CaudillMark Littell52749136
1979-08-11vs CHN114L  3-760-54447,354 Roy ThomasRick ReuschelRick ReuschelRoy ThomasBruce Sutter53049832
1979-08-12vs CHN115L  3-560-55440,995 John FulghamLynn McGlothenGuillermo HernandezJohn FulghamBruce Sutter53350330
1979-08-13vs CHN116W  3-261-55444,457 Pete VuckovichDennis LampMark LittellGuillermo Hernandez 53650531
1979-08-14vs LAN117L  0-961-56421,126 John DennyBurt HootonBurt HootonJohn Denny 53651422
1979-08-15vs LAN118L  5-661-57429,369 Silvio MartinezRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeSilvio MartinezKen Brett54152021
1979-08-16vs LAN119L  2-461-58419,551 Bob ForschDon SuttonBobby CastilloGeorge Frazier 54352419
1979-08-17vs SFN120W  3-062-58422,327 John FulghamEd WhitsonJohn FulghamEd Whitson 54652422
1979-08-18vs SFN121W  5-463-58432,848 Pete VuckovichVida BlueRoy ThomasVida Blue 55152823
1979-08-19vs SFN122W  4-064-58442,622 John DennyJohn CurtisJohn DennyJohn CurtisMark Littell55552827
1979-08-20vs SDN123W  6-365-58412,372 Silvio MartinezGaylord PerrySilvio MartinezGaylord Perry 56153130
1979-08-21vs SDN124L  2-365-59414,068 Bob ForschBob ShirleyBob ShirleyWill McEnaneyRollie Fingers56353429
1979-08-22vs SDN125W  8-566-59413,668 John FulghamBob OwchinkoJohn FulghamBob Owchinko 57153932
1979-08-24@ LAN126W  12-567-59440,478Pete VuckovichJerry ReussPete VuckovichJerry Reuss 58354439
1979-08-25@ LAN127W  5-468-59447,244John DennyBurt HootonRoy ThomasKen Brett 58854840
1979-08-26@ LAN128L  1-468-60429,461Silvio MartinezRick SutcliffeRick SutcliffeSilvio MartinezBobby Castillo58955237
1979-08-28@ SFN129W  2-169-60418,836Bob ForschBob KnepperBob ForschBob KnepperMark Littell59155338
1979-08-29@ SFN130W  5-170-6046,099John FulghamVida BlueJohn FulghamVida Blue 59655442
1979-08-30@ SFN131L  2-370-6145,136Pete VuckovichEd WhitsonEd WhitsonPete Vuckovich 59855741
1979-08-31@ SDN132W  8-771-61411,414John DennyBob ShirleyDan O'BrienBob Owchinko 60656442
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttSLN PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01@ SDN133W  5-372-61312,323Silvio MartinezRandy JonesSilvio MartinezRandy Jones 61156744
1979-09-02@ SDN134W  2-173-6138,987Bob ForschBob OwchinkoBob ForschMark Lee 61356845
1979-09-03@ CHN135W  2-174-61331,120John FulghamDennis LampJohn FulghamDennis Lamp 61556946
1979-09-04@ CHN136W  6-475-61312,245Pete VuckovichGuillermo HernandezPete VuckovichGuillermo Hernandez 62157348
1979-09-05vs PIT137L  5-775-62323,059 John DennyDon RobinsonDave RobertsRoy ThomasKent Tekulve62658046
1979-09-06vs PIT138W  8-676-62314,767 Silvio MartinezJim BibbySilvio MartinezJim BibbyWill McEnaney63458648
1979-09-07vs MON139W  5-477-62319,782 Bob ForschSteve RogersBob ForschSteve RogersMark Littell63959049
1979-09-08vs MON140L  2-777-63328,434 John FulghamBill LeeBill LeeJohn Fulgham 64159744
1979-09-09vs MON141L  1-477-64346,351 Pete VuckovichRudy MayRudy MayPete VuckovichWoodie Fryman64260141
1979-09-11@ PIT142L  3-777-65315,757John DennyDon RobinsonDave RobertsJohn Denny 64560837
1979-09-12@ PIT143L  0-277-66317,669Bob ForschJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaBob ForschKent Tekulve64561035
1979-09-15@ MON144L  1-278-6730Pete VuckovichDan SchatzederElias SosaWill McEnaney 64661234
1979-09-15@ MON145W  4-178-67348,459John FulghamRudy MayJohn FulghamRudy May 65061337
1979-09-16@ MON146W  4-379-6830Silvio MartinezRoss GrimsleySilvio MartinezRoss GrimsleyMark Littell65461638
1979-09-16@ MON147L  1-579-68359,282John DennyScott SandersonScott SandersonRoy Thomas 65562134
1979-09-17vs PHI148L  5-779-6936,479 Bob ForschSteve CarltonSteve CarltonDarold KnowlesTug McGraw66062832
1979-09-18vs PHI149L  3-579-7037,340 Roy ThomasDickie NolesTug McGrawDan O'Brien 66363330
1979-09-19vs CHN150W  6-380-7130 Pete VuckovichDoug CapillaPete VuckovichDoug CapillaMark Littell66963633
1979-09-19vs CHN151L  2-380-71311,162 John FulghamKen HoltzmanBruce SutterJohn FulghamDick Tidrow67163932
1979-09-20vs CHN152W  2-181-71314,133 Silvio MartinezDennis LampSilvio MartinezDennis Lamp 67364033
1979-09-22@ NYN153W  6-383-7130John DennyJohn PacellaJohn DennyJohn PacellaRoy Thomas67964336
1979-09-22@ NYN154W  3-283-7138,492Bob ForschPete FalconeBob ForschPete Falcone 68264537
1979-09-23@ NYN155W  7-484-71327,033John UrreaJuan BerenguerMark LittellAndy Hassler 68964940
1979-09-24@ PHI156W  7-285-71317,694Pete VuckovichRandy LerchPete VuckovichRandy Lerch 69665145
1979-09-25@ PHI157W  4-186-71316,163John FulghamDan LarsonJohn FulghamDan Larson 70065248
1979-09-26@ PHI158L  5-1186-72318,458Silvio MartinezSteve CarltonSteve CarltonSilvio Martinez 70566342
1979-09-27@ PIT159W  9-587-72311,172Bob ForschDave RobertsBob ForschDave RobertsMark Littell71466846
1979-09-28vs NYN160L  2-687-7430 Tom BrunoJuan BerenguerJuan BerenguerTom BrunoJeff Reardon71667442
1979-09-28vs NYN161L  6-787-7439,245 John UrreaPete FalconeNeil AllenGeorge FrazierAndy Hassler72268141
1979-09-29vs NYN162L  7-887-7539,001 Bob SykesCraig SwanCraig SwanBob SykesNeil Allen72968940
1979-09-30vs NYN163L  2-487-76313,618 Silvio MartinezJohn PacellaRoy Lee JacksonMark LittellJeff Reardon73169338


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