1979 Chicago White Sox

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Season Overview

73-87 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Chicago White Sox

What was the record of the 1979 Chicago White Sox?

The Chicago White Sox finished the regular season with a 73-87 record. They went 33-46 at home and 40-41 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Chicago White Sox play in?

The 1979 Chicago White Sox played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Chicago White Sox?

During the regular season, the 1979 Chicago White Sox went 39-39 against their AL West opponents.

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

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Texas Rangers 11-2 84.6% +18
Oakland Athletics 9-4 69.2% +25
Seattle Mariners 5-8 38.5% -12
Kansas City Royals 5-8 38.5% -14
Minnesota Twins 5-8 38.5% -21
California Angels 4-9 30.8% -14

What was the 1979 Chicago White Sox record by month?

The 1979 Chicago White Sox had their best month in September, when they went 15-12 and had a 55.6% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 9-19 and had a 32.1% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-11 45% +6
May 15-13 53.6% +1
June 9-19 32.1% -30
July 13-16 44.8% -6
August 12-16 42.9% 0
September 15-12 55.6% +11

Did the 1979 Chicago White Sox make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 Chicago White Sox?

The Chicago White Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of -18. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the White Sox could have been expected to have about 78.2 wins, or a 78-82 record in the regular season.

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

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Chicago White Sox went 20-27.

How did the 1979 Chicago White Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Chicago White Sox went 4-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Chicago White Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Chicago White Sox was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Chicago White Sox?

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

1979 Chicago White Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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