1979 San Francisco Giants

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Season Overview

71-91 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 San Francisco Giants

What was the record of the 1979 San Francisco Giants?

The San Francisco Giants finished the regular season with a 71-91 record. They went 38-43 at home and 33-48 on the road.

What division did the 1979 San Francisco Giants play in?

The 1979 San Francisco Giants played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 San Francisco Giants?

During the regular season, the 1979 San Francisco Giants went 44-46 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1979 San Francisco Giants record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Cincinnati Reds 12-6 66.7% +21
Houston Astros 11-7 61.1% +15
San Diego Padres 10-8 55.6% +4
Atlanta Braves 7-11 38.9% -15
Los Angeles Dodgers 4-14 22.2% -49

What was the 1979 San Francisco Giants record by month?

The 1979 San Francisco Giants had their best month in May, when they went 16-12 and had a 57.1% win percentage. Their worst month was August, when they went 8-19 and had a 29.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-14 39.1% -22
May 16-12 57.1% +26
June 13-13 50% +7
July 14-16 46.7% -4
August 8-19 29.6% -40
September 11-17 39.3% -46

Did the 1979 San Francisco Giants make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 San Francisco Giants?

The San Francisco Giants finished the regular season with a run differential of -79. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Giants could have been expected to have about 72.8 wins, or a 73-89 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 San Francisco Giants perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 San Francisco Giants went 24-31.

How did the 1979 San Francisco Giants perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 San Francisco Giants went 5-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 San Francisco Giants?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 San Francisco Giants was a 4 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 San Francisco Giants?

The longest losing streak that the San Francisco Giants had during the 1979 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 San Francisco Giants Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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