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1979 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 731-693 + 38
Manager(s): Ken Boyer
General Manager: John Claiborne
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 1,627,256 14/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Andy Van Slyke (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Assistant Coach: Dal Maxvill
Bullpen Coach: Dave Ricketts
Pitching Coach: Claude Osteen
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Thomas (#6), Tom Grieve (#6), Terry Kennedy (#6), Roy Thomas (#6), Ted Simmons (#10), Garry Templeton (#13), Bernie Carbo (#16), Mike Phillips (#18), Steve Swisher (#21)
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 St. Louis Cardinals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 St. Louis Cardinals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1SLNvs PHIW8-11-0319Yes--817 
    2SLNvs PHIW3-22-0215Yes--1138 
    3SLNvs PHIL2-23-0214Yes0.51358 
    4SLNvs CHNW7-04-0113Yes--20515 
    5SLN@ PITL1-34-1224Yes--21813 
    6SLN@ PITL6-74-2246Yes0.5271512
    7SLN@ PITL4-74-33510Yes1.531229
    8SLN@ PITW9-45-3249Yes0.5402614 
    9SLN@ CHNL3-55-43410Yes2433112
    10SLN@ CHNW3-26-4339Yes2463313
    11SLN@ CHNL2-36-53511Yes2.5483612
    12SLNvs CINL3-106-63613No2.551465 
    13SLNvs CINL1-46-73715No2.552502
    14SLNvs CINW4-37-74613No1.556533 
    15SLN@ ATLW3-28-73511Yes1.559554 
    16SLN@ ATLW6-59-7349Yes1.565605
    17SLN@ CINL3-49-83412Yes368644 
    18SLN@ CINW12-110-83411Yes2.5806515 
    19SLN@ CINL1-510-93411Yes3.5817011 
    20SLNvs HOUL5-610-103512Yes4.5867610
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21SLNvs HOUW7-611-103411Yes4.5938211 
    22SLNvs HOUW5-212-103410Yes4988414 
    23SLNvs HOUL1-412-113410Yes4998811
    24SLNvs PITW4-313-113410Yes41039112
    25SLNvs PITL5-613-124613No41089711
    26SLNvs PITW4-214-124613No41129913
    27SLN@ HOUW4-115-123511Yes411610016
    28SLN@ HOUL4-515-133512Yes512010515 
    29SLN@ HOUW3-116-133510Yes512310617
    30SLNvs ATLL0-316-144612No512310914
    31SLNvs ATLW7-617-143511Yes413011515 
    32SLNvs ATLW7-318-14359Yes413711819 
    33SLNvs MONW1-019-14337Yes313811820 
    34SLNvs MONW2-020-14337Yes314011822
    35SLNvs MONL2-320-15349Yes414212121 
    36SLN@ NYNW9-421-15348Yes2.515112526 
    37SLN@ NYNL7-821-16349Yes2.515813325 
    38SLN@ PHIL3-521-17349Yes3.516113823 
    39SLN@ PHIL1-321-183612No4.516214121 
    40SLN@ PHIW3-122-18349Yes3.516514223
    41SLN@ MONL3-823-193411Yes3.517915326 
    42SLN@ MONW11-323-193411Yes3.517915326 
    43SLNvs NYNL2-623-203512Yes4.518115922
    44SLNvs NYNW7-324-203410Yes4.518816226
    45SLNvs NYNW9-625-203410Yes4.519716829
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    46SLNvs LANW8-726-20238Yes3.520517530 
    47SLNvs LANW12-527-20227Yes2.521718037 
    48SLNvs LANW6-428-20226Yes1.522318439 
    49SLNvs SFNW5-429-20225Yes122818840 
    50SLNvs SFNW6-530-20223Yes123419341
    51SLNvs SFNL10-1230-21225Yes1.524420539
    52SLNvs SDNL7-830-22236Yes1.525121338
    53SLNvs SDNW7-431-22225Yes0.525821741 
    54SLNvs SDNW3-232-22114Yes--26121942
    55SLN@ LANW9-733-22114Yes--27022644 
    56SLN@ LANL3-933-23225Yes--27323538 
    57SLN@ LANL8-933-24225Yes128124437
    58SLN@ SFNL6-933-25236Yes1.528725334 
    59SLN@ SFNL1-633-26236Yes2.528825929 
    60SLN@ SFNL4-733-27236Yes3.529226626
    61SLN@ SDNL2-333-28248Yes3.529426925
    62SLN@ SDNW7-234-28237Yes3.530127130 
    63SLN@ SDNL1-334-29237Yes4.530227428 
    64SLNvs NYNW4-235-29237Yes4.530627630 
    65SLNvs NYNL2-635-302310Yes530828226
    66SLNvs MONL2-835-313311Yes631029020 
    67SLNvs MONL3-535-324413Yes731329518
    68SLNvs MONW5-036-323311Yes631829523 
    69SLNvs PHIL7-837-333411Yes5.533230428
    70SLNvs PHIW7-137-333411Yes5.533230428 
    71SLNvs PHIL4-637-343513Yes6.533631026
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    72SLNvs PHIW13-739-343412Yes5.535131833 
    73SLNvs PHIW2-139-343412Yes5.535131833 
    74SLNvs PITL4-539-353412Yes6.535532332
    75SLNvs PITL1-439-364513Yes6.535632729
    76SLNvs PITL4-639-375614No7.536033327
    77SLNvs PITW2-040-374512Yes6.536233329 
    78SLN@ ATLW9-542-372310Yes637634234 
    79SLN@ ATLW5-442-372310Yes637634234 
    80SLN@ ATLL2-1042-383411Yes737835226 
    81SLN@ ATLL5-642-393411Yes738335825 
    82SLN@ CINW6-343-393411Yes738936128
    83SLN@ CINL2-443-405613No739136526
    84SLN@ CINL1-643-415714No739237121 
    85SLN@ HOUW1-044-415613No639337122 
    86SLN@ HOUL2-344-425613No639537421
    87SLN@ HOUW3-145-425613No639837523 
    88SLNvs CINL4-1645-435714No640239111 
    89SLNvs CINL0-345-445714No64023948 
    90SLNvs CINW12-346-445714No641439717 
    91SLNvs HOUL6-746-455714No6.542040416 
    92SLNvs HOUL2-346-465714No7.542240715 
    93SLNvs ATLW7-347-465714No6.542941019 
    94SLNvs ATLL4-1347-475714No7.543342310 
    95SLNvs ATLW6-248-475714No743942514 
    96SLN@ PHIW5-049-475714No5.544442519 
    97SLN@ PHIW5-450-474613No4.544942920 
    98SLN@ PHIW6-551-474613No4.545543421 
    99SLN@ MONW7-252-484613No4.546344122 
    100SLN@ MONL1-552-484613No4.546344122
    101SLN@ MONL0-552-495714No5.546344617 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    102SLN@ PITL3-452-505714No6.546645016
    103SLN@ PITW5-453-505714No6.547145417
    104SLN@ CHNL2-453-515714No7.547345815
    105SLN@ CHNL6-853-525715No7.547946613
    106SLN@ CHNL2-354-534614No7.548647313
    107SLN@ CHNW5-454-534614No7.548647313
    108SLN@ NYNW9-256-534614No649747621 
    109SLN@ NYNW2-156-534614No649747621
    110SLN@ NYNW8-457-534613No650548025 
    111SLN@ NYNW4-058-534612No550948029 
    112SLNvs CHNW13-860-534611No452749136 
    113SLNvs CHNW5-360-534611No452749136
    114SLNvs CHNL3-760-544612No553049832
    115SLNvs CHNL3-560-554613No5.553350330
    116SLNvs CHNW3-261-554612No5.553650531 
    117SLNvs LANL0-961-564612No6.553651422 
    118SLNvs LANL5-661-574612No7.554152021
    119SLNvs LANL2-461-584614No8.554352419 
    120SLNvs SFNW3-062-584614No7.554652422 
    121SLNvs SFNW5-463-584613No6.555152823 
    122SLNvs SFNW4-064-584611No6.555552827
    123SLNvs SDNW6-365-584611No6.556153130 
    124SLNvs SDNL2-365-594612No6.556353429
    125SLNvs SDNW8-566-594611No6.557153932 
    126SLN@ LANW12-567-594611No5.558354439 
    127SLN@ LANW5-468-594611No5.558854840 
    128SLN@ LANL1-468-604611No6.558955237
    129SLN@ SFNW2-169-604611No659155338
    130SLN@ SFNW5-170-604610No659655442 
    131SLN@ SFNL2-370-614611No6.559855741 
    132SLN@ SDNW8-771-614610No6.560656442 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133SLN@ SDNW5-372-61359Yes761156744 
    134SLN@ SDNW2-173-61359Yes761356845 
    135SLN@ CHNW2-174-61359Yes6.561556946 
    136SLN@ CHNW6-475-61359Yes662157348 
    137SLNvs PITL5-775-62359Yes762658046
    138SLNvs PITW8-676-62359Yes5.563458648
    139SLNvs MONW5-477-62358Yes663959049
    140SLNvs MONL2-777-633510Yes5.564159744 
    141SLNvs MONL1-477-643510Yes6.564260141
    142SLN@ PITL3-777-653510Yes864560837 
    143SLN@ PITL0-277-663510Yes964561035
    144SLN@ MONL1-278-673510Yes9.565061337 
    145SLN@ MONW4-178-673510Yes9.565061337 
    146SLN@ MONW4-379-683510Yes9.565562134
    147SLN@ MONL1-579-683510Yes9.565562134 
    148SLNvs PHIL5-779-693510Yes1066062832
    149SLNvs PHIL3-579-703511Yes1166363330 
    150SLNvs CHNW6-380-713511Yes1167163932
    151SLNvs CHNL2-380-713511Yes1167163932
    152SLNvs CHNW2-181-713511Yes1167364033 
    153SLN@ NYNW6-383-71359Yes1068264537
    154SLN@ NYNW3-283-71359Yes1068264537 
    155SLN@ NYNW7-484-71359Yes1068964940 
    156SLN@ PHIW7-285-71359Yes9.569665145 
    157SLN@ PHIW4-186-71359Yes8.570065248 
    158SLN@ PHIL5-1186-723510Yes9.570566342 
    159SLN@ PITW9-587-72348Yes8.571466846
    160SLNvs NYNL2-687-743510Yes1072268141
    161SLNvs NYNL6-787-743510Yes1072268141
    162SLNvs NYNL7-887-753510Yes1072968940
    163SLNvs NYNL2-487-763510Yes1173169338


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