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1979 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 66-94 .413
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 669-763 -94
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: Bill Lucas (1979-05-05), John Mullen
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 769,465 25/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Brad Komminsk (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Bobby Dews
First Base Coach: Alex Grammas
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Third Base Coach: Tommie Aaron

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Jeff Burroughs (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Dale Murphy (#5), Charlie Spikes (#11), Preston Hanna (#11), Bo McLaughlin (#14)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41323.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Atlanta Braves. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Atlanta Braves Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1ATL@ HOUL1-20-151219No112-1
    2ATL@ HOUL0-60-251226No218-7 
    3ATL@ HOUL0-20-361226No3110-9 
    4ATLvs CINL4-90-461226No3.5519-14 
    5ATLvs CINW6-41-451124No31123-12
    6ATLvs CINL5-91-561125No41632-16
    7ATL@ LANW10-22-551122No3.52634-8 
    8ATL@ LANW2-13-55919No32835-7
    9ATL@ LANL5-63-651121No43341-8
    10ATL@ LANW11-44-651019No34445-1
    11ATL@ CINL4-74-761122No3.54852-4
    12ATL@ CINL0-24-861224No4.54854-6 
    13ATLvs SDNL4-74-961123No5.55261-9 
    14ATLvs SDNL5-94-1061123No6.55770-13 
    15ATLvs SDNW8-75-1061121No6.56577-12 
    16ATLvs SLNL2-35-1161124No76780-13 
    17ATLvs SLNL5-65-1261226No7.57286-14
    18ATLvs CHNW3-26-1261223No7.57588-13 
    19ATLvs CHNW7-27-1261121No78290-8
    20ATLvs CHNL5-67-1361223No78796-9
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21ATL@ PITW5-28-1361122No6.59298-6 
    22ATL@ PITL2-108-1461223No6.594108-14 
    23ATL@ CHNL2-68-1561223No796114-18
    24ATL@ CHNL3-98-1661223No799123-24 
    25ATL@ CHNL13-148-1761225No7.5112137-25 
    26ATLvs PITL2-48-1861225No8114141-27
    27ATLvs PITW4-19-1861224No7118142-24 
    28ATLvs PITL9-179-1961225No8127159-32
    29ATL@ SLNW3-010-1961224No7130159-29
    30ATL@ SLNL6-710-2061224No7136166-30 
    31ATL@ SLNL3-710-2161224No8139173-34 
    32ATLvs LANL4-510-2261224No8.5143178-35 
    33ATLvs LANW3-211-2261224No8.5146180-34
    34ATLvs LANW6-312-2261122No8152183-31 
    35ATLvs SFNW6-413-2261122No8158187-29
    36ATLvs SFNL2-413-2461122No9.5166198-32
    37ATLvs SFNL6-713-2461122No9.5166198-32
    38ATLvs SFNL1-813-2561224No9.5167206-39 
    39ATLvs HOUW7-514-2561123No9174211-37
    40ATLvs HOUL1-414-2661224No9175215-40 
    41ATLvs HOUW6-515-2661122No9181220-39
    42ATL@ SFNL4-615-2761224No8.5185226-41
    43ATL@ SFNW5-416-2761223No8.5190230-40
    44ATL@ SFNW10-817-2761223No7.5200238-38
    45ATL@ SFNW4-118-2761122No7.5204239-35 
    46ATL@ SDNL3-618-2961223No8209248-39 
    47ATL@ SDNL2-318-2961223No8209248-39
    48ATL@ SDNL2-1018-3061223No8.5211258-47 
    49ATL@ SDNL1-318-3161223No9.5212261-49
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    50ATLvs NYNL4-518-3261224No10.5216266-50
    51ATLvs NYNW7-619-3261223No10.5223272-49
    52ATLvs NYNL4-919-3361224No11.5227281-54
    53ATLvs MONL1-819-3461224No12.5228289-61 
    54ATLvs MONW4-120-3461224No11.5232290-58
    55ATLvs MONL2-1220-3561224No12.5234302-68 
    56ATL@ PHIW11-521-3561224No12.5245307-62 
    57ATL@ PHIL3-921-3661224No12.5248316-68 
    58ATL@ PHIW10-322-3661224No12.5258319-61 
    59ATL@ MONL5-622-3761224No12.5263325-62 
    60ATL@ MONL1-422-3861224No13264329-65 
    61ATL@ MONL3-422-3961224No13.5267333-66 
    62ATL@ NYNL1-222-4061224No14.5268335-67 
    63ATL@ NYNL0-222-4161224No14.5268337-69 
    64ATL@ NYNL1-222-4261224No14.5269339-70 
    65ATLvs PHIW10-523-4261224No14.5279344-65 
    66ATLvs PHIW10-424-4261224No14.5289348-59 
    67ATLvs PHIL4-1024-4361224No15.5293358-65 
    68ATLvs LANL4-624-4461224No16297364-67
    69ATLvs LANW3-225-4461224No16300366-66
    70ATLvs LANW7-326-4461224No16307369-62 
    71ATLvs LANW4-227-4461224No16311371-60 
    72ATL@ SFNW6-128-4461224No15.5317372-55
    73ATL@ SFNL5-628-4561224No16.5322378-56 
    74ATL@ SDNL1-229-4661224No16328382-54 
    75ATL@ SDNW5-229-4661224No16328382-54
    76ATL@ SDNL5-629-4761224No17333388-55
    77ATL@ LANW5-230-4761224No17338390-52
    78ATL@ LANW7-431-4761224No17345394-49 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    79ATL@ LANW2-132-4761224No17347395-48
    80ATLvs SFNW5-233-4761224No17352397-45
    81ATLvs SFNW7-634-4751122No17359403-44
    82ATLvs SFNW5-435-4751122No16364407-43 
    83ATLvs SLNL5-935-4951123No17.5373421-48 
    84ATLvs SLNL4-535-4951123No17.5373421-48 
    85ATLvs SLNW10-236-4951022No16383423-40 
    86ATLvs SLNW6-537-4951021No15389428-39 
    87ATLvs CHNL4-737-5051021No15.5393435-42
    88ATLvs CHNL3-737-5151022No15.5396442-46
    89ATLvs CHNW6-538-5151022No14.5402447-45
    90ATLvs PITW13-439-5151123No13415451-36 
    91ATLvs PITL1-539-5251123No14416456-40 
    92ATLvs PITL3-739-5351123No14419463-44 
    93ATL@ CHNW8-240-5351122No12.5427465-38 
    94ATL@ CHNL2-1040-5451123No12.5429475-46 
    95ATL@ CHNL2-340-5551123No12.5431478-47 
    96ATL@ PITL4-540-5751123No14437486-49
    97ATL@ PITL2-340-5751123No14437486-49
    98ATL@ PITL1-741-5851123No14.5446493-47 
    99ATL@ PITW8-041-5851123No14.5446493-47 
    100ATL@ SLNL3-741-5961224No15.5449500-51 
    101ATL@ SLNW13-442-5961224No15.5462504-42 
    102ATL@ SLNL2-642-6061224No15.5464510-46 
    103ATLvs CINL0-242-6161224No15.5464512-48
    104ATLvs CINL6-843-6261224No16478525-47
    105ATLvs CINW8-543-6261224No16478525-47 
    106ATLvs CINL4-943-6361224No17482534-52
    107ATLvs SDNL3-1043-6461224No17.5485544-59
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    108ATLvs SDNW5-444-6461224No17.5490548-58
    109ATLvs SDNW7-245-6461224No17497550-53 
    110ATL@ HOUL1-445-6561224No18498554-56 
    111ATL@ HOUL3-445-6761224No20503564-61 
    112ATL@ HOUL2-645-6761224No20503564-61
    113ATL@ HOUL2-345-6861224No21505567-62
    114ATL@ CINL1-345-6961224No21.5506570-64 
    115ATL@ CINW3-246-6961224No20.5509572-63 
    116ATL@ CINL1-346-7061224No21.5510575-65 
    117ATL@ CINL2-546-7161224No21.5512580-68
    118ATLvs HOUL1-246-7261224No22.5513582-69
    119ATLvs HOUW3-247-7261224No21.5516584-68 
    120ATLvs NYNL5-1847-7361224No23521602-81 
    121ATLvs NYNL3-647-7461224No23524608-84
    122ATLvs NYNL3-647-7561224No23.5527614-87
    123ATL@ MONL0-147-7661224No23.5527615-88 
    124ATL@ MONL1-247-7761224No23.5528617-89 
    125ATL@ MONL1-547-7861224No23.5529622-93
    126ATL@ PHIW5-248-7861224No23.5534624-90
    127ATL@ PHIW5-449-7861224No22.5539628-89
    128ATL@ PHIW4-350-7861224No22.5543631-88
    129ATLvs MONL0-250-7961224No22.5543633-90
    130ATL@ NYNW5-151-7961224No23.5548634-86 
    131ATL@ NYNW6-452-7961224No23554638-84
    132ATL@ NYNW5-453-7961224No23559642-83
    133ATLvs PHIL2-653-8061224No23561648-87 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134ATLvs PHIL4-653-8161224No23.5565654-89
    135ATLvs PHIL1-253-8261224No23.5566656-90 
    136ATLvs CINL5-653-8361224No24571662-91
    137ATLvs CINW7-654-8361224No23.5578668-90
    138ATLvs LANL3-554-8461224No24.5581673-92
    139ATLvs LANW6-255-8461224No24.5587675-88
    140ATLvs SDNL0-855-8561224No24.5587683-96 
    141ATLvs SDNL2-955-8661224No25589692-103 
    142ATLvs SDNL1-455-8761224No25.5590696-106
    143ATL@ SFNW2-156-8761224No25592697-105
    144ATL@ SFNL3-456-8861224No26595701-106
    145ATL@ SFNW4-157-8861123No25.5599702-103 
    146ATL@ SDNW10-758-8861123No24.5609709-100
    147ATL@ SDNW6-159-8861123No24.5615710-95
    148ATL@ LANL4-959-8961123No25619719-100 
    149ATL@ LANL1-659-9061123No25620725-105 
    150ATL@ HOUW6-560-9061123No25626730-104
    151ATL@ HOUL1-760-9161123No26627737-110 
    152ATLvs SFNW10-261-9161123No24.5637739-102 
    153ATLvs SFNL1-261-9261123No25.5638741-103 
    154ATLvs HOUW5-463-9261123No24.5651746-95 
    155ATLvs HOUW8-163-9261123No24.5651746-95 
    156ATLvs HOUL0-863-9361123No24.5651754-103 
    157ATLvs HOUW9-464-9361123No24.5660758-98 
    158ATL@ CINL0-364-9461123No25.5660761-101 
    159ATL@ CINW2-065-9461123No24.5662761-99
    160ATL@ CINW7-266-9461123No23.5669763-94 


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