1979 Minnesota Twins

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Season Overview

82-80 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Minnesota Twins

What was the record of the 1979 Minnesota Twins?

The Minnesota Twins finished the regular season with a 82-80 record. They went 39-42 at home and 43-38 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Minnesota Twins play in?

The 1979 Minnesota Twins played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Minnesota Twins?

During the regular season, the 1979 Minnesota Twins went 41-37 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1979 Minnesota Twins record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Seattle Mariners 10-3 76.9% +34
Oakland Athletics 9-4 69.2% +18
Chicago White Sox 8-5 61.5% +21
Kansas City Royals 6-7 46.2% +4
Texas Rangers 4-9 30.8% -6
California Angels 4-9 30.8% -31

What was the 1979 Minnesota Twins record by month?

The 1979 Minnesota Twins had their best month in April, when they went 13-7 and had a 65% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 12-15 and had a 44.4% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 13-7 65% +9
May 14-12 53.8% +20
June 12-15 44.4% +5
July 16-14 53.3% +20
August 14-16 46.7% -17
September 13-16 44.8% +2

Did the 1979 Minnesota Twins make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 Minnesota Twins?

The Minnesota Twins finished the regular season with a run differential of +39. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Twins could have been expected to have about 84.9 wins, or a 85-77 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Minnesota Twins perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Minnesota Twins went 22-30.

How did the 1979 Minnesota Twins perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Minnesota Twins went 5-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Minnesota Twins?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Minnesota Twins?

The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Twins had during the 1979 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 Minnesota Twins Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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