1979 Pittsburgh Pirates

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1979 Pittsburgh Pirates

What was the record of the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a 98-64 record. They went 48-33 at home and 50-31 on the road. Including the postseason, the Pittsburgh Pirates went 105-67.

What division did the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates play in?

The 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates?

During the regular season, the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates went 54-36 against their NL East opponents.

Who won the NL East in 1979?

The Pirates won the NL East in the 1979 season with a 98-64 record. The Expos finished 2 games back with a 95-65 record. The Cardinals finished 12 games back with a 86-76 record. The Phillies finished 14 games back with a 84-78 record. The Cubs finished 18 games back with a 80-82 record. The Mets finished 35 games back with a 63-99 record.

What was the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Chicago Cubs 12-6 66.7% +18
Montreal Expos 11-7 61.1% +23
St. Louis Cardinals 11-7 61.1% +5
Philadelphia Phillies 10-8 55.6% +15
New York Mets 10-8 55.6% +5

What was the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates record by month?

The 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates had their best month in August, when they went 21-9 and had a 70% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 7-11 and had a 38.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-11 38.9% -8
May 16-10 61.5% +26
June 14-13 51.9% +13
July 20-11 64.5% +24
August 21-9 70% +30
September 20-10 66.7% +47

Did the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Win The World Series?

Yes, the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series in 1979. They beat the Baltimore Orioles.

What was the run differential for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a run differential of +132. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pirates could have been expected to have about 94.8 wins, or a 95-67 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates went 34-27.

How did the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates went 8-10 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates?

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

1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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