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1979 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  66-94   .412
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  769,465
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (40)
Youngest Player:  Glenn Hubbard (21)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (14)
Top Hitter:  Gary Matthews (9)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Komminsk (#4)

Roster Continuity:  80.48%
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#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-06@ HOU1L  1-20-1528,998Phil NiekroJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardPhil NiekroJoaquin Andujar12-1
1979-04-07@ HOU2L  0-60-2524,325Larry McWilliamsKen ForschKen ForschLarry McWilliams 18-7
1979-04-08@ HOU3L  0-20-3616,501Rick MatulaJoe NiekroJoe NiekroRick Matula 110-9
1979-04-09vs CIN4L  4-90-4630,433 Mickey MahlerTom SeaverTom SeaverMickey Mahler 519-14
1979-04-10vs CIN5W  6-41-455,624 Phil NiekroFred NormanPhil NiekroFred NormanGene Garber1123-12
1979-04-11vs CIN6L  5-91-563,021 Eddie SolomonTom HumeTom HumeEddie SolomonFrank Pastore1632-16
1979-04-12@ LAN7W  10-22-5527,510Larry McWilliamsAndy MessersmithLarry McWilliamsAndy Messersmith 2634-8
1979-04-13@ LAN8W  2-13-5542,284Rick MatulaDoug RauRick MatulaDoug RauGene Garber2835-7
1979-04-14@ LAN9L  5-63-6547,064Phil NiekroBob WelchBob WelchPhil NiekroJerry Reuss3341-8
1979-04-15@ LAN10W  11-44-6532,799Eddie SolomonBurt HootonEddie SolomonBurt HootonGene Garber4445-1
1979-04-17@ CIN11L  4-74-7616,211Larry McWilliamsTom HumeTom HumeLarry McWilliamsDoug Bair4852-4
1979-04-19@ CIN12L  0-24-8616,182Phil NiekroTom SeaverTom SeaverPhil Niekro 4854-6
1979-04-20vs SDN13L  4-74-9610,205 Rick MatulaRandy JonesRandy JonesRick Matula 5261-9
1979-04-21vs SDN14L  5-94-10628,950 Eddie SolomonEric RasmussenJohn D'AcquistoGene Garber 5770-13
1979-04-22vs SDN15W  8-75-1064,513 Larry McWilliamsSteve MuraGene GarberRollie Fingers 6577-12
1979-04-23vs SLN16L  2-35-1164,725 Phil NiekroPete VuckovichMark LittellPhil Niekro 6780-13
1979-04-24vs SLN17L  5-65-1261,643 Mickey MahlerBob ForschMark LittellGene GarberBuddy Schultz7286-14
1979-04-27vs CHN18W  3-26-12612,930 Phil NiekroMike KrukowPhil NiekroDonnie Moore 7588-13
1979-04-28vs CHN19W  7-27-12618,785 Rick MatulaRick ReuschelRick MatulaRick ReuschelGene Garber8290-8
1979-04-29vs CHN20L  5-67-1365,041 Larry McWilliamsDennis LampLynn McGlothenGene GarberBruce Sutter8796-9
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01@ PIT21W  5-28-1365,122Phil NiekroBert BlylevenPhil NiekroKent Tekulve 9298-6
1979-05-02@ PIT22L  2-108-1464,840Mickey MahlerJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaMickey Mahler 94108-14
1979-05-04@ CHN23L  2-68-1563,928Rick MatulaMike KrukowMike KrukowRick MatulaLynn McGlothen96114-18
1979-05-05@ CHN24L  3-98-16616,312Phil NiekroDennis LampDennis LampPhil Niekro 99123-24
1979-05-06@ CHN25L  13-148-17621,984Larry McWilliamsRick ReuschelBruce SutterGene Garber 112137-25
1979-05-07vs PIT26L  2-48-1868,166 Mickey MahlerJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaMickey MahlerKent Tekulve114141-27
1979-05-08vs PIT27W  4-19-1865,741 Eddie SolomonRick RhodenEddie SolomonRick Rhoden 118142-24
1979-05-09vs PIT28L  9-179-1966,855 Phil NiekroDon RobinsonJim BibbyGene GarberKent Tekulve127159-32
1979-05-11@ SLN29W  3-010-1969,209Larry McWilliamsBob ForschAdrian DevineBob ForschGene Garber130159-29
1979-05-12@ SLN30L  6-710-20616,011Mickey MahlerSilvio MartinezBuddy SchultzGene Garber 136166-30
1979-05-13@ SLN31L  3-710-21616,762Phil NiekroPete VuckovichPete VuckovichPhil Niekro 139173-34
1979-05-15vs LAN32L  4-510-2268,139 Rick MatulaDon SuttonBob WelchAdrian Devine 143178-35
1979-05-16vs LAN33W  3-211-2266,277 Eddie SolomonAndy MessersmithEddie SolomonAndy MessersmithGene Garber146180-34
1979-05-17vs LAN34W  6-312-22612,079 Phil NiekroDoug RauPhil NiekroCharlie Hough 152183-31
1979-05-18vs SFN35W  6-413-22613,896 Mickey MahlerVida BlueMickey MahlerVida BlueGene Garber158187-29
1979-05-19vs SFN36L  2-413-2460 Tony BrizzolaraPhil NastuTom GriffinCraig SkokGary Lavelle160191-31
1979-05-19vs SFN37L  6-713-24624,799 Rick MatulaDave RobertsJohn CurtisGene GarberTom Griffin166198-32
1979-05-20vs SFN38L  1-813-25610,716 Eddie SolomonBob KnepperBob KnepperEddie Solomon 167206-39
1979-05-21vs HOU39W  7-514-2561,988 Phil NiekroTom DixonPhil NiekroBo McLaughlinGene Garber174211-37
1979-05-22vs HOU40L  1-414-2665,091 Mickey MahlerJoe NiekroJoe NiekroMickey Mahler 175215-40
1979-05-23vs HOU41W  6-515-2661,623 Tony BrizzolaraJ.R. RichardTony BrizzolaraJoaquin AndujarGene Garber181220-39
1979-05-25@ SFN42L  4-615-27611,117Phil NiekroBob KnepperBob KnepperPhil NiekroGary Lavelle185226-41
1979-05-26@ SFN43W  5-416-27611,958Rick MatulaEd HalickiGene GarberDave RobertsCraig Skok190230-40
1979-05-27@ SFN44W  10-817-27618,936Eddie SolomonVida BlueCraig SkokRandy MoffittGene Garber200238-38
1979-05-28@ SFN45W  4-118-27625,316Mickey MahlerPhil NastuMickey MahlerPhil Nastu 204239-35
1979-05-29@ SDN46L  3-618-2960Tony BrizzolaraGaylord PerryGaylord PerryTony Brizzolara 207245-38
1979-05-29@ SDN47L  2-318-29615,340Phil NiekroBob OwchinkoBob OwchinkoPhil NiekroRollie Fingers209248-39
1979-05-30@ SDN48L  2-1018-30612,335Bo McLaughlinMickey LolichBob ShirleyBo McLaughlin 211258-47
1979-05-31@ SDN49L  1-318-31611,143Rick MatulaEric RasmussenEric RasmussenRick MatulaRollie Fingers212261-49
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs NYN50L  4-518-3265,748 Eddie SolomonKevin KobelSkip LockwoodAdrian DevineEd Glynn216266-50
1979-06-02vs NYN51W  7-619-32625,240 Phil NiekroPete FalconePhil NiekroEd GlynnGene Garber223272-49
1979-06-03vs NYN52L  4-919-3363,526 Mickey MahlerPat ZachryPat ZachryMickey MahlerSkip Lockwood227281-54
1979-06-04vs MON53L  1-819-3463,480 Tony BrizzolaraBill LeeBill LeeTony Brizzolara 228289-61
1979-06-05vs MON54W  4-120-3464,710 Rick MatulaScott SandersonRick MatulaScott SandersonGene Garber232290-58
1979-06-06vs MON55L  2-1220-3565,618 Phil NiekroRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyPhil Niekro 234302-68
1979-06-08@ PHI56W  11-521-35641,136Eddie SolomonDick RuthvenGene GarberRon Reed 245307-62
1979-06-09@ PHI57L  3-921-36638,035Mickey MahlerLarry ChristensonLarry ChristensonMickey Mahler 248316-68
1979-06-10@ PHI58W  10-322-36658,707Phil NiekroSteve CarltonPhil NiekroSteve Carlton 258319-61
1979-06-11@ MON59L  5-622-37610,267Tony BrizzolaraRoss GrimsleyWoodie FrymanCraig Skok 263325-62
1979-06-13@ MON60L  1-422-38611,970Rick MatulaSteve RogersSteve RogersRick Matula 264329-65
1979-06-14@ MON61L  3-422-39612,895Eddie SolomonBill LeeElias SosaGene Garber 267333-66
1979-06-15@ NYN62L  1-222-4069,808Phil NiekroCraig SwanCraig SwanJoey McLaughlin 268335-67
1979-06-16@ NYN63L  0-222-41628,313Mickey MahlerKevin KobelKevin KobelMickey Mahler 268337-69
1979-06-17@ NYN64L  1-222-42612,133Tony BrizzolaraPete FalconeJeff ReardonGene Garber 269339-70
1979-06-18vs PHI65W  10-523-4269,394 Rick MatulaNino EspinosaRick MatulaNino Espinosa 279344-65
1979-06-19vs PHI66W  10-424-4268,146 Phil NiekroLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroLarry Christenson 289348-59
1979-06-20vs PHI67L  4-1024-4368,681 Eddie SolomonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonEddie Solomon 293358-65
1979-06-21vs LAN68L  4-624-44610,717 Mickey MahlerDon SuttonDon SuttonMickey MahlerDave Patterson297364-67
1979-06-22vs LAN69W  3-225-44615,528 Tony BrizzolaraBob WelchTony BrizzolaraBob WelchGene Garber300366-66
1979-06-23vs LAN70W  7-326-44616,347 Phil NiekroJerry ReussPhil NiekroJerry Reuss 307369-62
1979-06-24vs LAN71W  4-227-44614,305 Rick MatulaBurt HootonRick MatulaBurt Hooton 311371-60
1979-06-25@ SFN72W  6-128-4465,813Eddie SolomonJohn MontefuscoEddie SolomonJohn MontefuscoCraig Skok317372-55
1979-06-26@ SFN73L  5-628-45620,430Mickey MahlerVida BlueGary LavelleGene Garber 322378-56
1979-06-27@ SDN74L  1-229-4660Phil NiekroRandy JonesRollie FingersPhil Niekro 323380-57
1979-06-27@ SDN75W  5-229-46616,032Larry McWilliamsBob OwchinkoJoey McLaughlinBob OwchinkoGene Garber328382-54
1979-06-28@ SDN76L  5-629-47611,148Tony BrizzolaraEric RasmussenJohn D'AcquistoTony BrizzolaraRollie Fingers333388-55
1979-06-29@ LAN77W  5-230-47635,359Rick MatulaRick SutcliffeRick MatulaRick SutcliffeGene Garber338390-52
1979-06-30@ LAN78W  7-431-47638,760Eddie SolomonDon SuttonGene GarberTerry Forster 345394-49
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01@ LAN79W  2-132-47632,196Phil NiekroJerry ReussPhil NiekroKen BrettJoey McLaughlin347395-48
1979-07-03vs SFN80W  5-233-47610,651 Tony BrizzolaraEd HalickiTony BrizzolaraEd HalickiGene Garber352397-45
1979-07-04vs SFN81W  7-634-47547,647 Rick MatulaBob KnepperJoey McLaughlinGary LavelleGene Garber359403-44
1979-07-05vs SFN82W  5-435-47512,409 Phil NiekroEd WhitsonPhil NiekroGreg Minton 364407-43
1979-07-06vs SLN83L  5-935-4950 Eddie SolomonJohn DennyJohn DennyEddie Solomon 369416-47
1979-07-06vs SLN84L  4-535-49524,701 Mickey MahlerRoy ThomasGeorge FrazierCraig Skok 373421-48
1979-07-07vs SLN85W  10-236-49516,468 Tony BrizzolaraSilvio MartinezTony BrizzolaraSilvio Martinez 383423-40
1979-07-08vs SLN86W  6-537-4954,160 Rick MatulaBob ForschGene GarberMark Littell 389428-39
1979-07-09vs CHN87L  4-737-5053,227 Phil NiekroBill CaudillDick TidrowPhil NiekroBruce Sutter393435-42
1979-07-10vs CHN88L  3-737-5155,687 Eddie SolomonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelEddie SolomonBruce Sutter396442-46
1979-07-11vs CHN89W  6-538-5158,519 Tony BrizzolaraLynn McGlothenTony BrizzolaraLynn McGlothenGene Garber402447-45
1979-07-13vs PIT90W  13-439-51517,018 Phil NiekroJim RookerPhil NiekroJim Rooker 415451-36
1979-07-14vs PIT91L  1-539-52525,083 Rick MatulaJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaRick Matula 416456-40
1979-07-15vs PIT92L  3-739-53511,304 Eddie SolomonJim BibbyJim BibbyEddie Solomon 419463-44
1979-07-19@ CHN93W  8-240-53538,319Phil NiekroDennis LampPhil NiekroDennis Lamp 427465-38
1979-07-20@ CHN94L  2-1040-54522,646Tony BrizzolaraRick ReuschelRick ReuschelTony Brizzolara 429475-46
1979-07-21@ CHN95L  2-340-55528,279Rick MatulaMike KrukowDick TidrowGene Garber 431478-47
1979-07-22@ PIT96L  4-540-5750Eddie SolomonDon RobinsonDon RobinsonEddie SolomonKent Tekulve435483-48
1979-07-22@ PIT97L  2-340-57529,533Mickey MahlerJim BibbyJim BibbyMickey MahlerKent Tekulve437486-49
1979-07-23@ PIT98L  1-741-5850Preston HannaBert BlylevenBert BlylevenPreston Hanna 438493-55
1979-07-23@ PIT99W  8-041-58527,148Phil NiekroJim RookerPhil NiekroJim Rooker 446493-47
1979-07-24@ SLN100L  3-741-59612,505Tony BrizzolaraPete VuckovichPete VuckovichTony Brizzolara 449500-51
1979-07-25@ SLN101W  13-442-59612,590Rick MatulaJohn DennyJoey McLaughlinGeorge Frazier 462504-42
1979-07-26@ SLN102L  2-642-60614,602Eddie SolomonSilvio MartinezSilvio MartinezEddie Solomon 464510-46
1979-07-27vs CIN103L  0-242-61621,927 Phil NiekroMike LaCossMike LaCossPhil NiekroDoug Bair464512-48
1979-07-28vs CIN104L  6-843-6260 Tony BrizzolaraBill BonhamBill BonhamTony BrizzolaraTom Hume470520-50
1979-07-28vs CIN105W  8-543-62637,265 Mickey MahlerFrank PastoreMickey MahlerFrank Pastore 478525-47
1979-07-29vs CIN106L  4-943-63613,065 Rick MatulaFred NormanFred NormanRick MatulaTom Hume482534-52
1979-07-31vs SDN107L  3-1043-6469,501 Phil NiekroJohn D'AcquistoJohn D'AcquistoPhil NiekroMark Lee485544-59
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01vs SDN108W  5-444-6465,062 Eddie SolomonRandy JonesJoey McLaughlinRollie FingersGene Garber490548-58
1979-08-02vs SDN109W  7-245-6467,916 Tony BrizzolaraGaylord PerryTony BrizzolaraGaylord Perry 497550-53
1979-08-03@ HOU110L  1-445-65620,716Rick MatulaJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardRick Matula 498554-56
1979-08-04@ HOU111L  3-445-6760Preston HannaJoaquin AndujarJoe SambitoGene Garber 501558-57
1979-08-04@ HOU112L  2-645-67645,110Phil NiekroFrank LaCorteFrank LaCortePhil NiekroJoe Sambito503564-61
1979-08-05@ HOU113L  2-345-68635,399Eddie SolomonJoe NiekroBert RobergeGene GarberJoe Sambito505567-62
1979-08-06@ CIN114L  1-345-69623,891Mickey MahlerMike LaCossMike LaCossMickey Mahler 506570-64
1979-08-07@ CIN115W  3-246-69625,079Tony BrizzolaraTom SeaverGene GarberDoug Bair 509572-63
1979-08-08@ CIN116L  1-346-70624,022Phil NiekroBill BonhamBill BonhamPhil Niekro 510575-65
1979-08-09@ CIN117L  2-546-71628,950Rick MatulaFred NormanFred NormanGene GarberTom Hume512580-68
1979-08-10vs HOU118L  1-246-72610,394 Eddie SolomonJoe NiekroJoe NiekroEddie SolomonJoe Sambito513582-69
1979-08-12vs HOU119W  3-247-7267,557 Phil NiekroRick WilliamsPhil NiekroRick Williams 516584-68
1979-08-14vs NYN120L  5-1847-7365,770 Tony BrizzolaraDock EllisAndy HasslerTony Brizzolara 521602-81
1979-08-15vs NYN121L  3-647-7465,120 Mickey MahlerCraig SwanCraig SwanMickey MahlerNeil Allen524608-84
1979-08-16vs NYN122L  3-647-7567,397 Phil NiekroPete FalconePete FalconePhil NiekroNeil Allen527614-87
1979-08-17@ MON123L  0-147-76631,503Eddie SolomonDavid PalmerDavid PalmerEddie Solomon 527615-88
1979-08-18@ MON124L  1-247-77623,115Preston HannaSteve RogersSteve RogersJoey McLaughlin 528617-89
1979-08-19@ MON125L  1-547-78634,880Tony BrizzolaraBill LeeBill LeeTony BrizzolaraStan Bahnsen529622-93
1979-08-20@ PHI126W  5-248-78635,156Phil NiekroNino EspinosaPhil NiekroRon ReedGene Garber534624-90
1979-08-21@ PHI127W  5-449-78630,234Rick MatulaRandy LerchLarry BradfordRawly EastwickGene Garber539628-89
1979-08-22@ PHI128W  4-350-78630,349Eddie SolomonLarry ChristensonEddie SolomonLarry ChristensonGene Garber543631-88
1979-08-24vs MON129L  0-250-7966,757 Phil NiekroBill LeeBill LeePhil NiekroElias Sosa543633-90
1979-08-27@ NYN130W  5-151-7965,474Eddie SolomonKevin KobelEddie SolomonKevin Kobel 548634-86
1979-08-28@ NYN131W  6-452-7966,586Phil NiekroDock EllisPhil NiekroDock EllisJoey McLaughlin554638-84
1979-08-29@ NYN132W  5-453-7966,602Rick MatulaRay BurrisRick MatulaRay BurrisJoey McLaughlin559642-83
1979-08-31vs PHI133L  2-653-8066,009 Tony BrizzolaraDoug BirdDoug BirdTony Brizzolara 561648-87
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttATL PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01vs PHI134L  4-653-81616,990 Phil NiekroLarry ChristensonLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroRon Reed565654-89
1979-09-02vs PHI135L  1-253-82610,040 Eddie SolomonNino EspinosaRon ReedJoey McLaughlin 566656-90
1979-09-03vs CIN136L  5-653-8363,139 Rick MatulaBill BonhamDoug BairGene GarberTom Hume571662-91
1979-09-04vs CIN137W  7-654-8362,506 Larry McWilliamsFrank PastoreJoey McLaughlinDoug BairLarry Bradford578668-90
1979-09-05vs LAN138L  3-554-8462,606 Phil NiekroRick SutcliffeLerrin LaGrowGene GarberDave Patterson581673-92
1979-09-06vs LAN139W  6-255-8462,583 Preston HannaDon SuttonPreston HannaDon SuttonJoey McLaughlin587675-88
1979-09-07vs SDN140L  0-855-8562,976 Eddie SolomonEric RasmussenEric RasmussenEddie Solomon 587683-96
1979-09-08vs SDN141L  2-955-8664,261 Rick MatulaBob ShirleyBob ShirleyRick Matula 589692-103
1979-09-09vs SDN142L  1-455-8762,782 Phil NiekroRandy JonesRandy JonesPhil NiekroSteve Mura590696-106
1979-09-11@ SFN143W  2-156-8765,128Larry McWilliamsJohn MontefuscoLarry McWilliamsJohn MontefuscoJoey McLaughlin592697-105
1979-09-12@ SFN144L  3-456-8861,878Eddie SolomonVida BlueVida BlueEddie SolomonGary Lavelle595701-106
1979-09-13@ SFN145W  4-157-8861,934Phil NiekroEd WhitsonPhil NiekroEd Whitson 599702-103
1979-09-14@ SDN146W  10-758-8869,116Tommy BoggsRandy JonesMickey MahlerMark LeeGene Garber609709-100
1979-09-15@ SDN147W  6-159-8868,721Rick MatulaJuan EichelbergerRick MatulaJuan EichelbergerLarry Bradford615710-95
1979-09-17@ LAN148L  4-959-89616,700Phil NiekroCharlie HoughCharlie HoughPhil Niekro 619719-100
1979-09-18@ LAN149L  1-659-90621,591Eddie SolomonJerry ReussJerry ReussEddie Solomon 620725-105
1979-09-19@ HOU150W  6-560-90611,369Larry McWilliamsVern RuhleBo McLaughlinVern RuhleGene Garber626730-104
1979-09-20@ HOU151L  1-760-91622,584Tommy BoggsKen ForschKen ForschTommy Boggs 627737-110
1979-09-22vs SFN152W  10-261-9167,767 Phil NiekroVida BluePhil NiekroVida Blue 637739-102
1979-09-23vs SFN153L  1-261-92613,487 Rick MatulaEd WhitsonGreg MintonRick Matula 638741-103
1979-09-24vs HOU154W  5-463-9260 Larry McWilliamsKen ForschMickey MahlerJoe Sambito 643745-102
1979-09-24vs HOU155W  8-163-9262,321 Eddie SolomonRick WilliamsEddie SolomonRick Williams 651746-95
1979-09-25vs HOU156L  0-863-9361,737 Tommy BoggsJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardTommy Boggs 651754-103
1979-09-26vs HOU157W  9-464-9362,248 Phil NiekroJoe NiekroPhil NiekroJoe Niekro 660758-98
1979-09-28@ CIN158L  0-364-94633,142Eddie SolomonFrank PastoreFrank PastoreEddie Solomon 660761-101
1979-09-29@ CIN159W  2-065-94636,466Larry McWilliamsMike LaCossLarry McWilliamsFred NormanGene Garber662761-99
1979-09-30@ CIN160W  7-266-94650,932Phil NiekroBill BonhamPhil NiekroBill Bonham 669763-94


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