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1979 MLB Season Summary

Who won the 1979 World Series?

The 1979 World Series winner was the Pittsburgh Pirates, who defeated the Baltimore Orioles in 7 games. The final game was on on Oct 17, 1979, in which the Pirates won 4-1 on the road.

When was the 1979 World Series?

The 1979 World Series started on Oct 10, 1979 and ended on Oct 17, 1979, lasting the full 7 games.

Which MLB team had the best regular season record in 1979?

The Baltimore Orioles had the best regular season record in the 1979 MLB season at 102-57.

Which MLB team had the best run differential in the 1979 regular season?

The Baltimore Orioles had the best run differential in the 1979 regular season at +175 runs.

Which MLB team had the worst run differential in the 1979 regular season?

The Oakland Athletics had the worst run differential in the 1979 regular season at -287 runs.

Which MLB team had the most runs per game in the 1979 regular season?

The California Angels had the most runs per game in the 1979 regular season at 5.35 RPG.

Which MLB team allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1979 regular season?

The Houston Astros allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1979 regular season at 3.59 runs allowed per game.

Which MLB team was the last undefeated team in the 1979 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1979 MLB season was the Texas Rangers, who started the season with a 6-0 record. The streak ended with a 6-11 loss against the Detroit Tigers on Apr 15, 1979.

1979 MLB Standings

Team Record Streak RPG RPG Allowed Run Differential Playoff Result
1 Baltimore Orioles 102-57 L2 4.76 3.66 +175 Lost WS
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 98-64 W1 4.77 3.95 +132 Won WS
3 Montreal Expos 95-65 L1 4.38 3.63 +120
4 Milwaukee Brewers 95-66 L1 5.01 4.48 +85
5 Boston Red Sox 91-69 L1 5.26 4.44 +130
6 Cincinnati Reds 90-71 L2 4.54 4.00 +87 Lost NLCS
7 New York Yankees 89-71 W8 4.59 4.20 +62
8 Houston Astros 89-73 W2 3.60 3.59 +1
9 California Angels 88-74 W1 5.35 4.74 +98 Lost ALCS
10 St. Louis Cardinals 86-76 L4 4.50 4.27 +38
11 Detroit Tigers 85-76 W1 4.78 4.58 +32
12 Kansas City Royals 85-77 L1 5.25 5.04 +35
13 Philadelphia Phillies 84-78 W1 4.20 4.42 -35
14 Texas Rangers 83-79 L1 4.63 4.31 +52
15 Minnesota Twins 82-80 W1 4.72 4.48 +39
16 Cleveland Indians 81-80 W2 4.72 5.00 -45
17 Chicago Cubs 80-82 L1 4.36 4.36 -1
18 Los Angeles Dodgers 79-83 L2 4.56 4.43 +22
19 Chicago White Sox 73-87 W1 4.56 4.67 -18
20 San Francisco Giants 71-91 L1 4.15 4.64 -79
21 San Diego Padres 68-93 W1 3.75 4.23 -78
22 Seattle Mariners 67-95 L1 4.39 5.06 -109
23 Atlanta Braves 66-94 W2 4.18 4.77 -94
24 New York Mets 63-99 W6 3.64 4.34 -113
25 Oakland Athletics 54-108 W1 3.54 5.31 -287
26 Toronto Blue Jays 53-109 L5 3.78 5.32 -249

By Divisions:

AL East

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Orioles 102-57 L2 +175
Brewers 95-66 L1 +85 8.0
Red Sox 91-69 L1 +130 11.5
Yankees 89-71 W8 +62 13.5
Tigers 85-76 W1 +32 18.0
Indians 81-80 W2 -45 22.0
Blue Jays 53-109 L5 -249 50.5

AL West

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Angels 88-74 W1 +98
Royals 85-77 L1 +35 3.0
Rangers 83-79 L1 +52 5.0
Twins 82-80 W1 +39 6.0
White Sox 73-87 W1 -18 14.0
Mariners 67-95 L1 -109 21.0
Athletics 54-108 W1 -287 34.0

NL East

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Pirates 98-64 W1 +132
Expos 95-65 L1 +120 2.0
Cardinals 86-76 L4 +38 12.0
Phillies 84-78 W1 -35 14.0
Cubs 80-82 L1 -1 18.0
Mets 63-99 W6 -113 35.0

NL West

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Reds 90-71 L2 +87
Astros 89-73 W2 +1 1.5
Dodgers 79-83 L2 +22 11.5
Giants 71-91 L1 -79 19.5
Padres 68-93 W1 -78 22.0
Braves 66-94 W2 -94 23.5

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