1979 Houston Astros

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Season Overview

89-73 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Houston Astros

What was the record of the 1979 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a 89-73 record. They went 52-29 at home and 37-44 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Houston Astros play in?

The 1979 Houston Astros played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Houston Astros?

During the regular season, the 1979 Houston Astros went 52-38 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1979 Houston Astros record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
San Diego Padres 14-4 77.8% +26
Atlanta Braves 11-7 61.1% +18
Los Angeles Dodgers 10-8 55.6% +17
Cincinnati Reds 10-8 55.6% -5
San Francisco Giants 7-11 38.9% -15

What was the 1979 Houston Astros record by month?

The 1979 Houston Astros had their best month in June, when they went 20-8 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 12-16 and had a 42.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 15-6 71.4% +27
May 14-17 45.2% -4
June 20-8 71.4% -3
July 12-16 42.9% -35
August 15-11 57.7% +15
September 13-15 46.4% +1

Did the 1979 Houston Astros make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 Houston Astros?

The Houston Astros finished the regular season with a run differential of +1. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Astros could have been expected to have about 81.1 wins, or a 81-81 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Houston Astros perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Houston Astros went 39-29.

How did the 1979 Houston Astros perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Houston Astros went 7-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Houston Astros?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Houston Astros was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Houston Astros?

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

1979 Houston Astros Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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