1979 Cincinnati Reds

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Season Overview

90-71 Lost NLCS
Record Outcome

1979 Cincinnati Reds

What was the record of the 1979 Cincinnati Reds?

The Cincinnati Reds finished the regular season with a 90-71 record. They went 48-32 at home and 42-39 on the road. Including the postseason, the Cincinnati Reds went 90-74. Their final game was a loss in the NL Championship Series to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

What division did the 1979 Cincinnati Reds play in?

The 1979 Cincinnati Reds played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Cincinnati Reds?

During the regular season, the 1979 Cincinnati Reds went 47-42 against their NL West opponents.

Who won the NL West in 1979?

The Reds won the NL West in the 1979 season with a 90-71 record. The Astros finished 1.5 games back with a 89-73 record. The Dodgers finished 11.5 games back with a 79-83 record. The Giants finished 19.5 games back with a 71-91 record. The Padres finished 22 games back with a 68-93 record. The Braves finished 23.5 games back with a 66-94 record.

What was the 1979 Cincinnati Reds record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Atlanta Braves 12-6 66.7% +20
Los Angeles Dodgers 11-7 61.1% +10
San Diego Padres 10-7 58.8% +25
Houston Astros 8-10 44.4% +5
San Francisco Giants 6-12 33.3% -21

What was the 1979 Cincinnati Reds record by month?

The 1979 Cincinnati Reds had their best month in August, when they went 19-7 and had a 73.1% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 13-13 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 11-10 52.4% -5
May 15-13 53.6% +7
June 15-14 51.7% +12
July 17-14 54.8% +31
August 19-7 73.1% +52
September 13-13 50% -10

Did the 1979 Cincinnati Reds make the Postseason?

Yes, the Cincinnati Reds made the Postseason in 1979. They lost their only series against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1979 Cincinnati Reds?

The Cincinnati Reds finished the regular season with a run differential of +87. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Reds could have been expected to have about 89.8 wins, or a 90-71 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Cincinnati Reds perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Cincinnati Reds went 30-30.

How did the 1979 Cincinnati Reds perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Cincinnati Reds went 5-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Cincinnati Reds?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Cincinnati Reds was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Cincinnati Reds?

The longest losing streak that the Cincinnati Reds had during the 1979 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1979 Cincinnati Reds Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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