1979 Detroit Tigers

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Season Overview

85-76 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Detroit Tigers

What was the record of the 1979 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a 85-76 record. They went 46-34 at home and 39-42 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Detroit Tigers play in?

The 1979 Detroit Tigers played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Detroit Tigers?

During the regular season, the 1979 Detroit Tigers went 39-38 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1979 Detroit Tigers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 69.2% +10
New York Yankees 7-6 53.8% -7
Cleveland Indians 6-6 50% +17
Milwaukee Brewers 6-7 46.2% +8
Baltimore Orioles 6-7 46.2% +1
Boston Red Sox 5-8 38.5% -8

What was the 1979 Detroit Tigers record by month?

The 1979 Detroit Tigers had their best month in August, when they went 20-12 and had a 62.5% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 7-9 and had a 43.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-9 43.8% +1
May 15-12 55.6% +7
June 13-16 44.8% 0
July 18-13 58.1% -2
August 20-12 62.5% +18
September 12-14 46.2% +8

Did the 1979 Detroit Tigers make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 Detroit Tigers?

The Detroit Tigers finished the regular season with a run differential of +32. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Tigers could have been expected to have about 83.6 wins, or a 84-77 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Detroit Tigers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Detroit Tigers went 24-30.

How did the 1979 Detroit Tigers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Detroit Tigers went 5-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Detroit Tigers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Detroit Tigers was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Detroit Tigers?

The longest losing streak that the Detroit Tigers had during the 1979 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1979 Detroit Tigers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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