1979 Boston Red Sox

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Season Overview

91-69 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1979 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 91-69 record. They went 51-29 at home and 40-40 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1979 Boston Red Sox played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Boston Red Sox?

During the regular season, the 1979 Boston Red Sox went 41-36 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1979 Boston Red Sox record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 69.2% +27
Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 66.7% +25
Detroit Tigers 8-5 61.5% +8
Cleveland Indians 6-7 46.2% +13
Baltimore Orioles 5-8 38.5% -19
New York Yankees 5-8 38.5% -20

What was the 1979 Boston Red Sox record by month?

The 1979 Boston Red Sox had their best month in June, when they went 20-8 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 13-16 and had a 44.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 13-7 65% +31
May 14-12 53.8% +8
June 20-8 71.4% +63
July 15-13 53.6% +2
August 16-13 55.2% +34
September 13-16 44.8% -8

Did the 1979 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

No, the Red Sox didn't make the Postseason in 1979.

What was the run differential for the 1979 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of +130. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 92.2 wins, or a 92-68 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Boston Red Sox went 29-22.

How did the 1979 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Boston Red Sox went 8-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Boston Red Sox was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1979 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 5, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 1
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 3
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 6 (12)
Tue, Apr 10, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 3
Thu, Apr 12, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 12 - 10
Sun, Apr 15, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Win 14 - 4
Mon, Apr 16, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Apr 17, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 5
Wed, Apr 18, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Apr 19, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 3
Fri, Apr 20, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 9 - 2
Sat, Apr 21, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 10 - 4
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 0
Tue, Apr 24, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 3 (12)
Wed, Apr 25, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 1
Thu, Apr 26, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 2 - 0
Fri, Apr 27, 1979 @ California Angels Loss 6 - 8
Sat, Apr 28, 1979 @ California Angels Loss 0 - 5
Sun, Apr 29, 1979 @ California Angels Win 2 - 0
Mon, Apr 30, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 4 - 5 (11)
Tue, May 1, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 7
Wed, May 2, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 1
Fri, May 4, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 5, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 11 - 4
Sun, May 6, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 2 - 3
Mon, May 7, 1979 vs California Angels Win 9 - 4
Tue, May 8, 1979 vs California Angels Loss 2 - 10
Wed, May 9, 1979 vs California Angels Win 9 - 8
Thu, May 10, 1979 vs California Angels Loss 3 - 5
Fri, May 11, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 11 - 2
Sat, May 12, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 2
Sun, May 13, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 2
Tue, May 15, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 3 - 2 (10)
Wed, May 16, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 6 - 10
Thu, May 17, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 2
Fri, May 18, 1979 vs New York Yankees Loss 0 - 10
Sat, May 19, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 3
Sun, May 20, 1979 vs New York Yankees Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 22, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 5
Wed, May 23, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 5 (10)
Thu, May 24, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 5
Sat, May 26, 1979 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 6 - 7
Sun, May 27, 1979 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 1 - 0
Mon, May 28, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 5
Wed, May 30, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Thu, May 31, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 2 (12)
Fri, Jun 1, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 2
Sat, Jun 2, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Jun 3, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 8 - 2
Mon, Jun 4, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Win 13 - 5
Tue, Jun 5, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Win 9 - 3
Wed, Jun 6, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 8
Thu, Jun 7, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 2
Fri, Jun 8, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jun 9, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 12 - 6
Sun, Jun 10, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 0
Mon, Jun 11, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 0 (10)
Tue, Jun 12, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 6 - 7 (10)
Wed, Jun 13, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Win 11 - 3
Fri, Jun 15, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 8
Sat, Jun 16, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Win 11 - 5
Sun, Jun 17, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jun 18, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 8
Tue, Jun 19, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 10 (14)
Wed, Jun 20, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Win 13 - 3
Thu, Jun 21, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Fri, Jun 22, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 12 - 1
Sat, Jun 23, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 4 - 3 (11)
Sun, Jun 24, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 4
Tue, Jun 26, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jun 27, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 1
Thu, Jun 28, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 6
Fri, Jun 29, 1979 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2 (13)
Sat, Jun 30, 1979 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 1, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 5 - 6
Mon, Jul 2, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jul 3, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 10 - 0
Wed, Jul 4, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 4
Thu, Jul 5, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jul 6, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Jul 7, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 10 - 8
Sun, Jul 8, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 2
Mon, Jul 9, 1979 @ California Angels Loss 0 - 6
Tue, Jul 10, 1979 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jul 11, 1979 @ California Angels Win 9 - 3
Fri, Jul 13, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 0
Sat, Jul 14, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 7
Sun, Jul 15, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 2
Thu, Jul 19, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 1
Fri, Jul 20, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 0 - 8
Sat, Jul 21, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 5 - 13
Sun, Jul 22, 1979 vs California Angels Win 6 - 5 (10)
Mon, Jul 23, 1979 vs California Angels Loss 2 - 9
Tue, Jul 24, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 3
Wed, Jul 25, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 16 - 4
Thu, Jul 26, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 6 - 8
Fri, Jul 27, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 11
Sat, Jul 28, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Win 1 - 0
Sun, Jul 29, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jul 30, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 6
Tue, Jul 31, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 10 - 11 (11)
Tue, Jul 31, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 3
Wed, Aug 1, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 4
Thu, Aug 2, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 10 - 1
Fri, Aug 3, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Aug 4, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 8 - 6
Sun, Aug 5, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 2
Sun, Aug 5, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 19 - 5
Tue, Aug 7, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Win 12 - 3
Wed, Aug 8, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Aug 8, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Aug 9, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 2
Fri, Aug 10, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 4
Sat, Aug 11, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 6 - 9 (10)
Mon, Aug 13, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 5
Tue, Aug 14, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 12 - 1
Wed, Aug 15, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 9 - 5
Thu, Aug 16, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 5
Fri, Aug 17, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Aug 18, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 2
Sun, Aug 19, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 3