1979 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

80-82 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1979 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 80-82 record. They went 45-36 at home and 35-46 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1979 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1979 Chicago Cubs went 37-53 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1979 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Philadelphia Phillies 9-9 50% +13
New York Mets 8-10 44.4% +1
St. Louis Cardinals 8-10 44.4% -9
Montreal Expos 6-12 33.3% -9
Pittsburgh Pirates 6-12 33.3% -18

What was the 1979 Chicago Cubs record by month?

The 1979 Chicago Cubs had their best month in June, when they went 16-8 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 9-22 and had a 29.0% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 8-9 47.1% -12
May 12-16 42.9% -25
June 16-8 66.7% +18
July 18-13 58.1% +17
August 17-14 54.8% +24
September 9-22 29.0% -23

Did the 1979 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1979.

What was the run differential for the 1979 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -1. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 80.9 wins, or a 81-81 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Chicago Cubs went 24-25.

How did the 1979 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Chicago Cubs went 6-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Chicago Cubs was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1979 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 5, 1979 vs New York Mets Loss 6 - 10
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 vs New York Mets Loss 4 - 9
Tue, Apr 10, 1979 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 7
Sat, Apr 14, 1979 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Apr 15, 1979 @ Montreal Expos Win 5 - 1
Mon, Apr 16, 1979 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Apr 17, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 3
Wed, Apr 18, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 2 - 3 (14)
Thu, Apr 19, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Fri, Apr 20, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Win 8 - 5
Sat, Apr 21, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 3
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Win 4 - 1
Wed, Apr 25, 1979 vs Houston Astros Win 4 - 0
Thu, Apr 26, 1979 vs Houston Astros Loss 2 - 6
Fri, Apr 27, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Apr 28, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Apr 29, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 5
Tue, May 1, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Wed, May 2, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 4
Fri, May 4, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 2
Sat, May 5, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Win 9 - 3
Sun, May 6, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Win 14 - 13
Tue, May 8, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 8
Wed, May 9, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 4 - 7
Thu, May 10, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 8 (18)
Fri, May 11, 1979 @ Houston Astros Win 5 - 3
Sat, May 12, 1979 @ Houston Astros Loss 3 - 11
Sat, May 12, 1979 @ Houston Astros Win 2 - 0
Sun, May 13, 1979 @ Houston Astros Loss 0 - 3
Tue, May 15, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 7 - 1
Wed, May 16, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 13
Thu, May 17, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 22 - 23 (10)
Fri, May 18, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 9
Sat, May 19, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 3
Sun, May 20, 1979 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 6
Tue, May 22, 1979 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 4
Thu, May 24, 1979 @ New York Mets Win 9 - 7
Thu, May 24, 1979 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 4
Fri, May 25, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 3 - 0
Sat, May 26, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 1
Sun, May 27, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 6
Mon, May 28, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 1
Tue, May 29, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 8
Wed, May 30, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 9
Thu, May 31, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Fri, Jun 1, 1979 vs San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 2
Sat, Jun 2, 1979 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 6 - 8
Sun, Jun 3, 1979 vs San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jun 5, 1979 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 11
Wed, Jun 6, 1979 vs San Diego Padres Win 3 - 0
Thu, Jun 7, 1979 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Fri, Jun 8, 1979 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 4 - 11
Sat, Jun 9, 1979 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jun 10, 1979 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 10 - 3
Tue, Jun 12, 1979 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Jun 13, 1979 @ San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 2 (10)
Thu, Jun 14, 1979 @ San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 6
Fri, Jun 15, 1979 @ San Diego Padres Win 3 - 2
Sat, Jun 16, 1979 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 17, 1979 @ San Diego Padres Win 8 - 5
Mon, Jun 18, 1979 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 7
Tue, Jun 19, 1979 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 7 - 4
Fri, Jun 22, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 7
Sat, Jun 23, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 24, 1979 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 0
Mon, Jun 25, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 2
Tue, Jun 26, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 27, 1979 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 11 - 4
Sat, Jun 30, 1979 vs New York Mets Loss 8 - 9 (11)
Sun, Jul 1, 1979 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jul 1, 1979 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 2
Mon, Jul 2, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 5
Tue, Jul 3, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 2
Wed, Jul 4, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jul 5, 1979 vs Montreal Expos Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jul 6, 1979 vs Houston Astros Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Jul 7, 1979 vs Houston Astros Win 6 - 0
Sat, Jul 7, 1979 vs Houston Astros Win 8 - 3
Sun, Jul 8, 1979 vs Houston Astros Win 10 - 0
Mon, Jul 9, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 4
Tue, Jul 10, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 3
Wed, Jul 11, 1979 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 5 - 6
Thu, Jul 12, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 8
Fri, Jul 13, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jul 14, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 1 - 0
Sun, Jul 15, 1979 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 7
Thu, Jul 19, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Jul 20, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 2
Sat, Jul 21, 1979 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 22, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 12
Sun, Jul 22, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 8 - 4
Mon, Jul 23, 1979 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jul 24, 1979 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jul 25, 1979 @ Houston Astros Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Jul 26, 1979 @ New York Mets Win 9 - 2
Fri, Jul 27, 1979 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Sat, Jul 28, 1979 @ New York Mets Loss 4 - 6
Sun, Jul 29, 1979 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Jul 30, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Tue, Jul 31, 1979 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 4
Wed, Aug 1, 1979 @ Montreal Expos Loss 5 - 7 (12)
Thu, Aug 2, 1979 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Aug 3, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2
Sat, Aug 4, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 8 - 6
Sun, Aug 5, 1979 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2