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1979 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Pittsburgh Pirates*1629864.605--Chuck Tanner$0Dave Parker (906)Jim Rooker (1.41)
    2Montreal Expos1609565.5942.0Dick Williams$0Larry Parrish (909)Ross Grimsley (1.59)
    3St. Louis Cardinals1628676.53112.0Ken Boyer$0Keith Hernandez (930)John Denny (1.49)
    4Philadelphia Phillies1628478.51914.0Dallas Green, Danny Ozark$0Mike Schmidt (950)Rawly Eastwick (1.40)
    5Chicago Cubs1628082.49418.0Herman Franks, Joey Amalfitano$0Dave Kingman (956)Ken Holtzman (1.59)
    6New York Mets1626399.38935.0Joe Torre$0Lee Mazzilli (844)Dock Ellis (1.69)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Cincinnati Reds1619071.559--John McNamara$0George Foster (948)Doug Bair (1.53)
    2Houston Astros1628973.5491.5Bill Virdon$0Jose Cruz (788)Joaquin Andujar (1.32)
    3Los Angeles Dodgers1627983.48811.5Tom Lasorda$0Ron Cey (888)Jerry Reuss (1.49)
    4San Francisco Giants1627191.43819.5Dave Bristol, Joe Altobelli$0Jack Clark (825)Bob Knepper (1.54)
    5San Diego Padres1616893.42222.0Roger Craig$0Dave Winfield (953)John D'Acquisto (1.70)
    6Atlanta Braves1606694.41323.5Bobby Cox$0Bob Horner (898)Mickey Mahler (1.70)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Pittsburgh PiratesWon World Series (Orioles)
    Cincinnati RedsLost NLCS (Pirates)
    1979 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves66941605422669138922028126626985049081823476238112.256.316.3776932043
    Chicago Cubs80821625550706149425043135663735247876235497742126.269.325.4037282235
    Cincinnati Reds90711615477731144526631132686994761490219736246128.264.336.3967322169
    Houston Astros897316253945831382224524954219095461745227510943105.256.312.3446561857
    Los Angeles Dodgers798316254907391443220241837131064655683423628336145.263.329.4127412260
    Montreal Expos956516054657011445273421436511215643289027686738123.264.316.4087242231
    New York Mets63991625591593139925541745581357949881735536640117.250.310.3506601958
    Philadelphia Phillies847816254636831453250531196411287660276437666057124.266.336.3967322166
    Pittsburgh Pirates9864162566177515412645214871018066483855321029856113.272.326.4167422353
    San Diego Padres689316154466031316193539355910058534770328111343104.242.307.3486551894
    San Francisco Giants719116253956721328192361256161407358092520618947100.246.317.3656821967
    St. Louis Cardinals867616257347311594279631006851166946083827696363116.278.328.4017292299
    1979 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves66944.1816032134140813896696541264908181.338.880.813.135.23
    Chicago Cubs80823.9016220544144714947066271354787621.369.290.842.974.74
    Cincinnati Reds90713.6016127740144014457315761326149021.439.030.823.845.64
    Houston Astros89733.2016255173114481382583514494617451.278.590.302.874.63
    Los Angeles Dodgers79833.8616230534144414437396201835568341.388.991.143.475.20
    Montreal Expos95653.14160331339144714457015051434328901.308.990.892.695.53
    New York Mets63993.841621653614831399593633744988171.288.490.453.024.96
    Philadelphia Phillies84784.16162331029144114536836661196027641.439.070.743.764.77
    Pittsburgh Pirates98643.4216224252149315417755681484838551.369.290.892.915.15
    San Diego Padres68933.701612952514531316603598935347701.278.150.583.314.77
    San Francisco Giants71914.1716225534143613286726651255809251.338.320.783.645.80
    St. Louis Cardinals86763.7416238725148715947316171004608381.389.650.612.785.07


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