1979 Oakland Athletics

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Season Overview

54-108 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 Oakland Athletics

What was the record of the 1979 Oakland Athletics?

The Oakland Athletics finished the regular season with a 54-108 record. They went 31-50 at home and 23-58 on the road.

What division did the 1979 Oakland Athletics play in?

The 1979 Oakland Athletics played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Oakland Athletics?

During the regular season, the 1979 Oakland Athletics went 25-53 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1979 Oakland Athletics record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Seattle Mariners 8-5 61.5% +9
Minnesota Twins 4-9 30.8% -18
Chicago White Sox 4-9 30.8% -25
Kansas City Royals 4-9 30.8% -37
California Angels 3-10 23.1% -58
Texas Rangers 2-11 15.4% -31

What was the 1979 Oakland Athletics record by month?

The 1979 Oakland Athletics had their best month in August, when they went 14-15 and had a 48.3% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 5-24 and had a 17.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 8-14 36.4% -51
May 9-19 32.1% -57
June 5-24 17.2% -61
July 8-20 28.6% -68
August 14-15 48.3% -4
September 10-16 38.5% -46

Did the 1979 Oakland Athletics make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 Oakland Athletics?

The Oakland Athletics finished the regular season with a run differential of -287. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Athletics could have been expected to have about 52.2 wins, or a 52-110 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Oakland Athletics perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Oakland Athletics went 24-27.

How did the 1979 Oakland Athletics perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Oakland Athletics went 5-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Oakland Athletics?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Oakland Athletics was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Oakland Athletics?

The longest losing streak that the Oakland Athletics had during the 1979 regular season was 8 games, which occured 3 separate times.

1979 Oakland Athletics Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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