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1979 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  91-69   .569
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Don Zimmer
General Manager:   Haywood Sullivan
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  2,353,114
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Carl Yastrzemski (39)
Youngest Player:  Joel Finch (22)
Longest Tenure:  Carl Yastrzemski (19)
Top Hitter:  Jim Rice (3)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Eckersley (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Marc Sullivan (#52)

Roster Continuity:  85.14%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-05vs CLE1W  7-11-0134,433 Dennis EckersleyRick WiseDennis EckersleyRick Wise 716
1979-04-07@ CLE2L  0-31-1347,231Mike TorrezRick WaitsRick WaitsMike Torrez 743
1979-04-08@ CLE3W  7-62-126,887Bob StanleyMike PaxtonDick DragoVictor Cruz 14104
1979-04-10@ MIL4L  0-32-2354,392Dennis EckersleyMike CaldwellMike CaldwellDennis Eckersley 14131
1979-04-12@ MIL5W  12-103-2112,981Mike TorrezBill TraversDick DragoReggie ClevelandBob Stanley26233
1979-04-15vs CLE6W  14-44-2216,460 Dennis EckersleyMike PaxtonDennis EckersleyMike PaxtonDick Drago402713
1979-04-16vs CLE7L  3-44-3227,439 Bob StanleyRick WiseRick WiseBob StanleyVictor Cruz433112
1979-04-17vs MIL8W  6-55-3216,053 Mike TorrezMoose HaasTom BurgmeierReggie Cleveland 493613
1979-04-18vs MIL9L  1-45-4319,213 Steve RenkoLary SorensenLary SorensenSteve Renko 504010
1979-04-19vs MIL10W  5-36-4220,485 Chuck RaineyJim SlatonChuck RaineyJim SlatonDick Drago554312
1979-04-20vs KCA11W  9-27-4120,925 Dennis EckersleyDennis LeonardAndy HasslerDennis Leonard 644519
1979-04-21vs KCA12W  10-48-4134,332 Bob StanleyLarry GuraBob StanleyLarry GuraTom Burgmeier744925
1979-04-22vs KCA13W  6-09-4132,089 Mike TorrezRich GaleMike TorrezRich Gale 804931
1979-04-24@ SEA14W  4-310-418,482Steve RenkoOdell JonesDick DragoShane RawleyBill Campbell845232
1979-04-25@ SEA15W  4-111-415,985Jim WrightFloyd BannisterJim WrightFloyd BannisterChuck Rainey885335
1979-04-26@ SEA16W  2-012-417,811Bob StanleyPaul MitchellBob StanleyPaul Mitchell 905337
1979-04-27@ CAL17L  6-812-5129,408Mike TorrezChris KnappMark ClearAndy Hassler 966135
1979-04-28@ CAL18L  0-512-6141,954Chuck RaineyDave FrostDave FrostChuck Rainey 966630
1979-04-29@ CAL19W  2-013-6135,206Steve RenkoDon AaseSteve RenkoDon AaseBill Campbell986632
1979-04-30@ OAK20L  4-513-7114,716Dennis EckersleyRick LangfordBob LaceyDick Drago 1027131
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01@ OAK21L  5-713-825,689Bob StanleyCraig MinettoSteve McCattyBob StanleyBob Lacey1077829
1979-05-02@ OAK22W  2-114-824,144Mike TorrezMatt KeoughMike TorrezMatt Keough 1097930
1979-05-04vs SEA23W  5-315-8121,903 Steve RenkoGlenn AbbottSteve RenkoGlenn Abbott 1148232
1979-05-05vs SEA24W  11-416-8125,714 Dennis EckersleyOdell JonesDennis EckersleyOdell JonesDick Drago1258639
1979-05-06vs SEA25L  2-316-9225,919 Bob StanleyMike ParrottJohn MontagueBill Campbell 1278938
1979-05-07vs CAL26W  9-417-9123,319 Mike TorrezNolan RyanMike TorrezNolan Ryan 1369343
1979-05-08vs CAL27L  2-1017-10221,160 Chuck RaineyChris KnappChris KnappChuck Rainey 13810335
1979-05-09vs CAL28W  9-818-10124,815 Steve RenkoDave FrostBill CampbellDave LaRoche 14711136
1979-05-10vs CAL29L  3-518-11224,990 Dennis EckersleyDon AaseDon AaseDennis EckersleyMark Clear15011634
1979-05-11vs OAK30W  11-219-11226,637 Bob StanleyMatt KeoughBob StanleyMatt Keough 16111843
1979-05-12vs OAK31W  8-220-11230,617 Mike TorrezRick LangfordMike TorrezRick Langford 16912049
1979-05-13vs OAK32W  8-221-11225,651 Chuck RaineyMike NorrisChuck RaineyMike Norris 17712255
1979-05-15vs BAL33W  3-222-11125,222 Dennis EckersleyJim PalmerDennis EckersleyDon Stanhouse 18012456
1979-05-16vs BAL34L  6-1022-12227,569 Steve RenkoDennis MartinezDennis MartinezAndy HasslerTim Stoddard18613452
1979-05-17vs BAL35W  6-223-12127,610 Bob StanleySteve StoneBob StanleySteve StoneDick Drago19213656
1979-05-18vs NYA36L  0-1023-13233,694 Mike TorrezJim BeattieJim BeattieMike Torrez 19214646
1979-05-19vs NYA37W  4-324-13233,224 Chuck RaineyEd FigueroaBill CampbellEd FigueroaDick Drago19614947
1979-05-20vs NYA38L  0-224-14233,932 Dennis EckersleyTommy JohnTommy JohnDennis Eckersley 19615145
1979-05-22@ BAL39W  7-525-14235,971Steve RenkoMike FlanaganSteve RenkoMike FlanaganBill Campbell20315647
1979-05-23@ BAL40L  2-525-15229,400Bob StanleySteve StoneTippy MartinezBob Stanley 20516144
1979-05-24@ BAL41L  3-525-16225,717Mike TorrezDennis MartinezDennis MartinezMike Torrez 20816642
1979-05-26@ TOR42L  6-725-17231,590Dennis EckersleyTom UnderwoodTom BuskeyBill Campbell 21417341
1979-05-27@ TOR43W  1-026-17233,556Chuck RaineyJesse JeffersonChuck RaineyJesse Jefferson 21517342
1979-05-28@ TEX44L  2-526-18218,441Steve RenkoFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsSteve RenkoSparky Lyle21717839
1979-05-30@ TEX45L  2-326-19216,618Mike TorrezDock EllisJim KernDick Drago 21918138
1979-05-31@ TEX46W  3-227-19213,600Dennis EckersleyJon MatlackDick DragoSparky Lyle 22218339
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01@ MIN47W  5-228-19215,871Bob StanleyJerry KoosmanBob StanleyJerry KoosmanBill Campbell22718542
1979-06-02@ MIN48L  2-828-20214,701Chuck RaineyDave GoltzDave GoltzChuck Rainey 22919336
1979-06-03@ MIN49W  8-229-20217,353Steve RenkoGeoff ZahnSteve RenkoGeoff ZahnBill Campbell23719542
1979-06-04vs TEX50W  13-530-20227,698 Mike TorrezDock EllisMike TorrezDock Ellis 25020050
1979-06-05vs TEX51W  9-331-20127,670 Dennis EckersleyJon MatlackDennis EckersleyJon Matlack 25920356
1979-06-06vs CHA52L  5-831-21226,356 Bob StanleyFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosBob StanleySteve Trout26421153
1979-06-07vs CHA53W  9-232-21225,842 Chuck RaineyKen KravecChuck RaineyKen Kravec 27321360
1979-06-08vs MIN54W  2-133-21233,953 Steve RenkoDave GoltzBob StanleyDave Goltz 27521461
1979-06-09vs MIN55W  12-634-21234,324 Mike TorrezRoger EricksonMike TorrezRoger Erickson 28722067
1979-06-10vs MIN56W  5-035-21234,304 Dennis EckersleyPaul HartzellDennis EckersleyPaul Hartzell 29222072
1979-06-11@ KCA57W  4-036-21239,758Bob StanleySteve BusbyBob StanleySteve Busby 29622076
1979-06-12@ KCA58L  6-736-22226,943Chuck RaineyRich GaleAl HraboskyDick Drago 30222775
1979-06-13@ KCA59W  11-337-22227,940Steve RenkoLarry GuraSteve RenkoLarry Gura 31323083
1979-06-15@ CHA60L  5-837-23246,556Mike TorrezRich WorthamRich WorthamMike Torrez 31823880
1979-06-16@ CHA61W  11-538-23236,267Dennis EckersleyRandy ScarberyDennis EckersleyRandy Scarbery 32924386
1979-06-17@ CHA62L  1-638-24226,675Chuck RaineyKen KravecKen KravecChuck Rainey 33024981
1979-06-18vs DET63W  9-839-24229,533 Steve RenkoMilt WilcoxDick DragoFernando ArroyoBill Campbell33925782
1979-06-19vs DET64L  4-1039-25234,153 Joel FinchJack BillinghamAurelio LopezBob Stanley 34326776
1979-06-20vs DET65W  13-340-25234,035 Mike TorrezSteve BakerMike TorrezSteve Baker 35627086
1979-06-21vs DET66W  3-241-25234,316 Dennis EckersleyJack MorrisDennis EckersleyJack Morris 35927287
1979-06-22vs TOR67W  12-142-25231,089 Chuck RaineyJesse JeffersonChuck RaineyJesse JeffersonTom Burgmeier37127398
1979-06-23vs TOR68W  4-343-25234,130 Steve RenkoDave FreislebenDick DragoTom Buskey 37527699
1979-06-24vs TOR69W  8-444-25233,560 Mike TorrezPhil HuffmanMike TorrezPhil Huffman 383280103
1979-06-26@ DET70L  4-644-26236,247Dennis EckersleyJack MorrisJack MorrisBill Campbell 387286101
1979-06-27@ DET71W  3-145-26232,381Joel FinchPat UnderwoodBob StanleyDave Tobik 390287103
1979-06-28@ DET72L  3-645-27232,755Steve RenkoJack BillinghamJack BillinghamSteve RenkoAurelio Lopez393293100
1979-06-29@ NYA73W  3-246-27253,306Mike TorrezRon GuidryDick DragoJim Kaat 396295101
1979-06-30@ NYA74W  3-247-27250,253Bob StanleyLuis TiantBob StanleyLuis Tiant 399297102
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01@ NYA75L  5-647-28251,246Dennis EckersleyCatfish HunterRon DavisDennis EckersleyJim Kaat404303101
1979-07-02@ NYA76L  2-747-29251,211Joel FinchTommy JohnTommy JohnJoel Finch 40631096
1979-07-03vs KCA77W  10-048-29234,814 Steve RenkoSteve BusbySteve RenkoSteve Busby 416310106
1979-07-04vs KCA78W  6-449-29227,870 Mike TorrezDennis LeonardMike TorrezAl Hrabosky 422314108
1979-07-05vs KCA79W  5-450-29234,795 Chuck RaineyRich GaleBob StanleyBill Paschall 427318109
1979-07-06@ SEA80L  3-550-30216,612Dennis EckersleyFloyd BannisterFloyd BannisterDennis EckersleyByron McLaughlin430323107
1979-07-07@ SEA81W  10-851-30220,158Joel FinchMike ParrottTom BurgmeierMike ParrottAllen Ripley440331109
1979-07-08@ SEA82W  8-252-30226,450Steve RenkoByron McLaughlinSteve RenkoByron McLaughlin 448333115
1979-07-09@ CAL83L  0-652-31227,692Mike TorrezNolan RyanNolan RyanMike Torrez 448339109
1979-07-10@ CAL84L  3-452-32236,619Bob StanleyJim BarrJim BarrBob StanleyMark Clear451343108
1979-07-11@ CAL85W  9-353-32239,210Dennis EckersleyDave FrostDennis EckersleyDave Frost 460346114
1979-07-13@ OAK86W  2-054-3228,903Steve RenkoMike MorganSteve RenkoMike MorganBill Campbell462346116
1979-07-14@ OAK87W  8-755-3228,738Mike TorrezBrian KingmanAllen RipleySteve McCattyBill Campbell470353117
1979-07-15@ OAK88W  3-256-3229,822Bob StanleyRick LangfordBob StanleyRick Langford 473355118
1979-07-19vs SEA89W  7-157-32232,207 Dennis EckersleyFloyd BannisterDennis EckersleyFloyd Bannister 480356124
1979-07-20vs SEA90L  0-857-33233,397 Mike TorrezMike ParrottMike ParrottMike Torrez 480364116
1979-07-21vs SEA91L  5-1357-34233,048 Steve RenkoOdell JonesJohn MontagueSteve RenkoByron McLaughlin485377108
1979-07-22vs CAL92W  6-558-34235,172 Bob StanleySteve EddyBill CampbellMark Clear 491382109
1979-07-23vs CAL93L  2-958-35235,024 Joel FinchDave FrostDave FrostJoel Finch 493391102
1979-07-24vs OAK94W  7-359-35230,393 Dennis EckersleyMike MorganDennis EckersleyMike Morgan 500394106
1979-07-25vs OAK95W  16-460-35231,142 Mike TorrezBrian KingmanMike TorrezBrian Kingman 516398118
1979-07-26vs OAK96L  6-860-36232,660 Steve RenkoSteve McCattySteve McCattySteve RenkoDave Heaverlo522406116
1979-07-27@ TEX97L  2-1160-37227,970Bob StanleySteve ComerSteve ComerBob Stanley 524417107
1979-07-28@ TEX98W  1-061-37235,207Dennis EckersleyFergie JenkinsDennis EckersleyFergie Jenkins 525417108
1979-07-29@ TEX99W  3-262-37222,298Mike TorrezDoyle AlexanderMike TorrezDoyle AlexanderDick Drago528419109
1979-07-30@ CLE100L  5-662-38222,029Steve RenkoRick WaitsVictor CruzTom Burgmeier 533425108
1979-07-31@ CLE101L  10-1162-4020Bob StanleyDan SpillnerSid MongeBill Campbell 543436107
1979-07-31@ CLE102L  0-362-40239,384Joel FinchLen BarkerLen BarkerJoel FinchSid Monge543439104
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01@ CLE103W  7-463-40217,565Dennis EckersleyDavid ClydeDennis EckersleyDavid Clyde 550443107
1979-08-02@ MIL104W  10-164-40227,101Mike TorrezBill TraversMike TorrezBill Travers 560444116
1979-08-03@ MIL105L  3-564-41237,358Steve RenkoJim SlatonJim SlatonSteve RenkoBill Castro563449114
1979-08-04@ MIL106W  8-665-41248,664Allen RipleyReggie ClevelandAllen RipleyReggie ClevelandDick Drago571455116
1979-08-05@ MIL107W  7-267-4120Dennis EckersleyLary SorensenDennis EckersleyLary Sorensen 578457121
1979-08-05@ MIL108W  19-567-41249,054Dick DragoJerry AugustineWin RemmerswaalJerry Augustine 597462135
1979-08-07vs CLE109W  12-368-41231,204 Mike TorrezDavid ClydeMike TorrezDavid Clyde 609465144
1979-08-08vs CLE110L  4-668-43231,756 Bob StanleyRick WiseRick WiseBob StanleySid Monge613471142
1979-08-08vs CLE111L  2-868-43230,141 Steve RenkoDan SpillnerDan SpillnerSteve Renko 615479136
1979-08-09vs CLE112W  3-269-43231,835 Dennis EckersleyRick WaitsDennis EckersleyRick Waits 618481137
1979-08-10vs MIL113W  5-470-43232,914 Allen RipleyLary SorensenDick DragoBob McClure 623485138
1979-08-11vs MIL114L  6-970-44233,343 Mike TorrezMoose HaasBob GalassoMike Torrez 629494135
1979-08-13vs MIN115W  6-571-44232,359 Bob StanleyDave GoltzTom BurgmeierMike MarshallDick Drago635499136
1979-08-14vs MIN116W  12-172-44232,962 Dennis EckersleyPete RedfernDennis EckersleyPete Redfern 647500147
1979-08-15vs MIN117W  9-573-44233,539 Mike TorrezRoger EricksonDick DragoMike Bacsik 656505151
1979-08-16vs CHA118W  7-574-44233,806 John TudorMike ProlyAllen RipleyMike Proly 663510153
1979-08-17vs CHA119L  1-474-45235,114 Bob StanleyRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenBob StanleyEd Farmer664514150
1979-08-18vs CHA120W  8-275-45233,969 Steve RenkoSteve TroutSteve RenkoSteve Trout 672516156
1979-08-19vs CHA121L  2-375-46233,475 Dennis EckersleyRich WorthamRich WorthamDennis EckersleyEd Farmer674519155
1979-08-20@ MIN122L  5-1075-47213,895Mike TorrezRoger EricksonRoger EricksonMike Torrez 679529150
1979-08-21@ MIN123L  2-775-48219,386John TudorJerry KoosmanJerry KoosmanJohn Tudor 681536145
1979-08-22@ MIN124W  9-476-48224,356Bob StanleyDave GoltzBob StanleyDave Goltz 690540150
1979-08-24@ KCA125L  2-476-49239,782Dennis EckersleyCraig ChamberlainCraig ChamberlainDennis Eckersley 692544148
1979-08-25@ KCA126L  0-176-50237,851Mike TorrezDennis LeonardDennis LeonardMike Torrez 692545147
1979-08-26@ KCA127L  3-676-51334,915Steve RenkoPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffSteve Renko 695551144
1979-08-27@ CHA128W  4-376-52310,977Bob StanleyKen KravecBob StanleyKen KravecDick Drago699554145
1979-08-28@ CHA129L  3-776-53312,287Allen RipleyRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenAllen RipleyEd Farmer702561141
1979-08-30vs TEX130L  0-676-54332,399 Dennis EckersleyDoc MedichDoc MedichDennis Eckersley 702567135
1979-08-31vs TEX131W  9-677-54331,314 Mike TorrezSteve ComerMike TorrezSteve ComerTom Burgmeier711573138
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttBOS PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01vs TEX132L  4-577-55328,930 Bob StanleyFergie JenkinsDanny DarwinDick DragoJim Kern715578137
1979-09-02vs TEX133L  6-777-56330,133 John TudorDoyle AlexanderJim KernDick Drago 721585136
1979-09-03@ NYA134L  6-1077-57346,298Dennis EckersleyRon GuidryRon GuidryDennis EckersleyRon Davis727595132
1979-09-04@ NYA135L  2-377-58337,259Mike TorrezLuis TiantLuis TiantMike TorrezRich Gossage729598131
1979-09-05@ NYA136W  5-078-58338,644Bob StanleyTommy JohnBob StanleyTommy John 734598136
1979-09-07vs BAL137L  1-278-59333,222 Chuck RaineyJim PalmerSammy StewartChuck RaineyDon Stanhouse735600135
1979-09-08vs BAL138L  2-378-60333,819 Dennis EckersleyMike FlanaganMike FlanaganDennis EckersleyDon Stanhouse737603134
1979-09-09vs BAL139L  4-1678-61334,419 Mike TorrezSteve StoneSteve StoneMike Torrez 741619122
1979-09-10vs BAL140W  3-279-61330,618 Bob StanleyDennis MartinezBob StanleyDennis MartinezDick Drago744621123
1979-09-11vs NYA141L  3-879-62335,689 John TudorLuis TiantRon DavisTom BurgmeierRich Gossage747629118
1979-09-12vs NYA142W  9-280-62334,336 Chuck RaineyCatfish HunterChuck RaineyCatfish Hunter 756631125
1979-09-13vs NYA143L  3-1080-63332,474 Mike TorrezRon GuidryRon GuidryMike Torrez 759641118
1979-09-14@ BAL144L  3-580-64343,025Bob StanleySteve StoneSteve StoneBob StanleyDon Stanhouse762646116
1979-09-15@ BAL145W  10-281-64349,525Steve RenkoDennis MartinezSteve RenkoDennis MartinezDick Drago772648124
1979-09-16@ BAL146L  3-1381-65342,869John TudorJim PalmerJim PalmerJohn Tudor 775661114
1979-09-17@ TOR147L  4-582-6630Dennis EckersleyButch EdgeJesse JeffersonDick Drago 779666113
1979-09-17@ TOR148W  5-382-66315,644Chuck RaineyDave FreislebenChuck RaineyDave FreislebenBill Campbell784669115
1979-09-18@ TOR149W  8-383-66313,208Mike TorrezPhil HuffmanMike TorrezPhil Huffman 792672120
1979-09-19@ TOR150W  8-084-66321,650Bob StanleyDave StiebBob StanleyDave Stieb 800672128
1979-09-20@ TOR151L  2-684-67313,201Steve RenkoBalor MooreBalor MooreSteve Renko 802678124
1979-09-21vs DET152W  4-185-67324,802 John TudorDave RozemaJohn TudorDave Rozema 806679127
1979-09-23vs DET153W  2-186-6830 Dennis EckersleyMilt WilcoxDennis EckersleyMilt Wilcox 808680128
1979-09-23vs DET154L  2-386-68331,871 Mike TorrezDan PetryAurelio LopezMike Torrez 810683127
1979-09-25vs TOR155L  3-586-69318,929 Bob StanleyDave StiebDave StiebBob Stanley 813688125
1979-09-26vs TOR156W  6-487-69318,010 Chuck RaineyBalor MooreChuck RaineyBalor MooreDick Drago819692127
1979-09-27vs TOR157W  6-588-69320,853 Joel FinchTom UnderwoodDick DragoTom Buskey 825697128
1979-09-28@ DET158W  7-489-69317,846Mike TorrezMilt WilcoxMike TorrezMilt WilcoxTom Burgmeier832701131
1979-09-29@ DET159W  8-590-69319,907Steve RenkoDan PetrySteve RenkoAurelio LopezDick Drago840706134
1979-09-30@ DET160L  1-590-70320,167Bob StanleyJack MorrisJack MorrisBob Stanley 841711130


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