1979 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

86-76 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1979 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 86-76 record. They went 42-39 at home and 44-37 on the road.

What division did the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1979 St. Louis Cardinals played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals went 47-43 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Philadelphia Phillies 11-7 61.1% +21
New York Mets 11-7 61.1% +20
Chicago Cubs 10-8 55.6% +9
Montreal Expos 8-10 44.4% -10
Pittsburgh Pirates 7-11 38.9% -5

What was the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

The 1979 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in August, when they went 19-12 and had a 61.3% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 12-14 and had a 46.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-10 47.4% +10
May 15-10 60% +19
June 12-14 46.2% -3
July 15-15 50% -9
August 19-12 61.3% +25
September 16-15 51.6% -4

Did the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of +38. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 85.0 wins, or a 85-77 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals went 35-32.

How did the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals went 10-14 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1979 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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