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1979 MLB Season

1979 MLB Season

Season Standings

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world series Champion:
AL Cy Young:
NL Cy Young:
teams:
26
Players:
Attendance:
43,607,236
Playoffs:
playoff teams:
BAL, CAL, CIN, PIT
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year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1979 AL East MLB 1 1 1 Baltimore Orioles FR | ST | RO | DR 159 102 57 .642 0.0 757 582 175 47-33 55-24 1,681,009 0 Hank Peters Earl Weaver Memorial Stadium Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East MLB 2 2 4 Milwaukee Brewers FR | ST | RO | DR 161 95 66 .590 8.0 807 722 85 43-37 52-29 1,918,343 0 Harry Dalton George Bamberger County Stadium dnq
1979 AL East MLB 3 3 5 Boston Red Sox FR | ST | RO | DR 160 91 69 .569 11.5 841 711 130 40-40 51-29 2,353,114 0 Haywood Sullivan Don Zimmer Fenway Park dnq
1979 AL East MLB 4 4 7 New York Yankees FR | ST | RO | DR 160 89 71 .556 13.5 734 672 62 38-41 51-30 2,537,765 0 Cedric Tallis Billy Martin, Bob Lemon Yankee Stadium I dnq
1979 AL East MLB 5 6 11 Detroit Tigers FR | ST | RO | DR 161 85 76 .528 18.0 770 738 32 38-42 46-34 1,630,929 0 Jim Campbell Sparky Anderson, Les Moss, Dick Tracewski Tiger Stadium dnq
1979 AL East MLB 6 10 16 Cleveland Indians FR | ST | RO | DR 161 81 80 .503 22.0 760 805 -45 34-46 47-34 1,011,644 0 Phil Seghi Jeff Torborg, Dave Garcia Cleveland Stadium dnq
1979 AL East MLB 7 14 26 Toronto Blue Jays FR | ST | RO | DR 162 53 109 .327 50.5 613 862 -249 21-60 32-49 1,431,651 0 Pat Gillick Roy Hartsfield Exhibition Stadium dnq
1979 AL West MLB 1 5 9 California Angels FR | ST | RO | DR 162 88 74 .543 0.0 866 768 98 39-42 49-32 2,523,575 0 Buzzie Bavasi Jim Fregosi Anaheim Stadium Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West MLB 2 7 12 Kansas City Royals FR | ST | RO | DR 162 85 77 .525 3.0 851 816 35 39-42 46-35 2,261,845 0 Joe Burke Whitey Herzog Royals Stadium dnq
1979 AL West MLB 3 8 14 Texas Rangers FR | ST | RO | DR 162 83 79 .512 5.0 750 698 52 39-42 44-37 1,519,671 0 Eddie Robinson Pat Corrales Arlington Stadium dnq
1979 AL West MLB 4 9 15 Minnesota Twins FR | ST | RO | DR 162 82 80 .506 6.0 764 725 39 43-38 39-42 1,070,521 0 Calvin Griffith Gene Mauch Metropolitan Stadium dnq
1979 AL West MLB 5 11 19 Chicago White Sox FR | ST | RO | DR 160 73 87 .456 14.0 730 748 -18 40-41 33-45 1,280,702 0 Roland Hemond Don Kessinger, Tony La Russa Comiskey Park dnq
1979 AL West MLB 6 12 22 Seattle Mariners FR | ST | RO | DR 162 67 95 .414 21.0 711 820 -109 31-50 36-45 844,447 0 Lou Gorman Darrell Johnson The Kingdome dnq
1979 AL West MLB 7 13 25 Oakland Athletics FR | ST | RO | DR 162 54 108 .333 34.0 573 860 -287 23-58 31-50 306,763 0 Charlie Finley Jim Marshall Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum dnq
year lg division level rank lgrk mlbrank teamname links   g   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff home away attend. payroll gm manager ballpark playoffs
1979 NL East MLB 1 1 2 Pittsburgh Pirates FR | ST | RO | DR 162 98 64 .605 0.0 775 643 132 50-32 48-33 1,435,454 0 Hardy Peterson Chuck Tanner Three Rivers Stadium Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East MLB 2 2 3 Montreal Expos FR | ST | RO | DR 160 95 65 .594 2.0 701 581 120 39-40 56-25 2,102,173 0 John McHale Dick Williams Olympic Stadium dnq
1979 NL East MLB 3 5 10 St. Louis Cardinals FR | ST | RO | DR 162 86 76 .531 12.0 731 693 38 44-37 42-40 1,627,256 0 John Claiborne Ken Boyer Busch Stadium II dnq
1979 NL East MLB 4 6 13 Philadelphia Phillies FR | ST | RO | DR 162 84 78 .519 14.0 683 718 -35 41-41 43-38 2,775,011 0 Paul Owens Danny Ozark, Dallas Green Veterans Stadium dnq
1979 NL East MLB 5 7 17 Chicago Cubs FR | ST | RO | DR 162 80 82 .494 18.0 706 707 -1 35-46 45-36 1,648,587 0 Bob Kennedy Herman Franks, Joey Amalfitano Wrigley Field dnq
1979 NL East MLB 6 12 24 New York Mets FR | ST | RO | DR 162 63 99 .389 35.0 593 706 -113 35-46 28-54 788,905 0 Joe McDonald Joe Torre Shea Stadium dnq
1979 NL West MLB 1 3 6 Cincinnati Reds FR | ST | RO | DR 161 90 71 .559 0.0 731 644 87 42-39 48-32 2,356,933 0 Dick Wagner John McNamara Riverfront Stadium Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West MLB 2 4 8 Houston Astros FR | ST | RO | DR 162 89 73 .549 1.5 583 582 1 37-44 52-29 1,900,312 0 Tal Smith Bill Virdon Astrodome dnq
1979 NL West MLB 3 8 18 Los Angeles Dodgers FR | ST | RO | DR 162 79 83 .488 11.5 739 717 22 33-48 46-35 2,860,954 0 Al Campanis Tom Lasorda Dodger Stadium dnq
1979 NL West MLB 4 9 20 San Francisco Giants FR | ST | RO | DR 162 71 91 .438 19.5 672 751 -79 33-48 38-43 1,456,402 0 Spec Richardson Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol Candlestick Park dnq
1979 NL West MLB 5 10 21 San Diego Padres FR | ST | RO | DR 161 68 93 .422 22.0 603 681 -78 29-51 39-42 1,456,967 0 Bob Fontaine Roger Craig San Diego Stadium dnq
1979 NL West MLB 6 11 23 Atlanta Braves FR | ST | RO | DR 160 66 94 .413 23.5 669 763 -94 32-49 34-45 769,465 0 Bill Lucas Bobby Cox Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium dnq
26 record(s)