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1979 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 683-718 -35
Roster Continuity 79.09% 14/26
Manager(s): Danny Ozark, Dallas Green
General Manager: Paul Owens
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 2,775,011 2/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Money (#46) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Bobby Tiefenauer
First Base Coach: Bobby Wine
Hitting Coach: Tony Taylor
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: Billy DeMars

#1 Draft Picks

Larry Christenson (#3), Lonnie Smith (#3), Mike Anderson (#6), Greg Luzinski (#11), Dave Rader (#18), Dan Larson (#21)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1979 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11979-04-06L 1-8 @SLN
    21979-04-07L 2-3 @SLN
    31979-04-08L 2-2 @SLN
    41979-04-10W 7-3 PIT
    51979-04-11W 5-4 PIT
    61979-04-12L 2-3 @NYN
    71979-04-15W 3-2 @NYN
    81979-04-15W 6-3 @NYN
    91979-04-17W 13-2 @PIT
    101979-04-18W 3-2 @PIT
    111979-04-20W 8-0 NYN
    121979-04-21W 3-0 NYN
    131979-04-22L 2-4 NYN
    141979-04-23W 4-3 LAN
    151979-04-24W 7-6 LAN
    161979-04-25W 5-4 LAN
    171979-04-27W 2-0 SDN
    181979-04-28L 0-5 SDN
    191979-04-29W 4-3 SDN
    201979-04-30W 4-1 SFN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    211979-05-01L 0-7 SFN
    221979-05-03L 2-5 @LAN
    231979-05-04W 5-2 @LAN
    241979-05-05W 11-0 @LAN
    251979-05-06W 4-0 @LAN
    261979-05-07W 11-6 @SDN
    271979-05-08W 9-8 @SDN
    281979-05-09W 2-0 @SDN
    291979-05-10W 3-2 @SDN
    301979-05-11L 1-2 @SFN
    311979-05-12L 1-4 @SFN
    321979-05-13W 12-3 @SFN
    331979-05-15L 1-7 @CHN
    341979-05-16W 13-0 @CHN
    351979-05-17W 23-22 @CHN
    361979-05-18L 3-5 MON
    371979-05-19L 5-10 MON
    381979-05-20L 6-10 MON
    391979-05-21W 5-3 SLN
    401979-05-22W 3-1 SLN
    411979-05-23L 1-3 SLN
    421979-05-25L 0-3 CHN
    431979-05-26L 1-4 CHN
    441979-05-27W 6-4 CHN
    451979-05-28L 1-4 CHN
    461979-05-29L 0-9 @MON
    471979-05-30L 0-2 @MON
    481979-05-31L 0-1 @MON
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    491979-06-01L 2-4 @CIN
    501979-06-02L 2-4 @CIN
    511979-06-03W 6-4 @CIN
    521979-06-03L 2-12 @CIN
    531979-06-04L 0-3 @HOU
    541979-06-05W 8-0 @HOU
    551979-06-06L 3-4 @HOU
    561979-06-08L 5-11 ATL
    571979-06-09W 9-3 ATL
    581979-06-10L 3-10 ATL
    591979-06-11W 4-2 HOU
    601979-06-12W 4-0 HOU
    611979-06-13L 3-4 HOU
    621979-06-15L 3-6 CIN
    631979-06-16W 4-3 CIN
    641979-06-17W 9-3 CIN
    651979-06-18L 5-10 @ATL
    661979-06-19L 4-10 @ATL
    671979-06-20W 10-4 @ATL
    681979-06-22L 5-6 @MON
    691979-06-23L 0-3 @MON
    701979-06-24W 5-2 @MON
    711979-06-25L 2-8 @CHN
    721979-06-26W 5-3 @CHN
    731979-06-27L 4-11 @CHN
    741979-06-29W 8-7 @SLN
    751979-06-29L 1-7 @SLN
    761979-06-30W 6-4 @SLN
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    771979-07-01L 7-13 @SLN
    781979-07-01L 1-2 @SLN
    791979-07-02W 6-2 NYN
    801979-07-03W 4-2 NYN
    811979-07-04W 1-0 NYN
    821979-07-05L 2-3 NYN
    831979-07-06W 6-1 SFN
    841979-07-07L 6-8 SFN
    851979-07-08W 5-3 SFN
    861979-07-09W 4-2 SFN
    871979-07-10W 6-5 SDN
    881979-07-11L 3-7 SDN
    891979-07-12W 4-3 SDN
    901979-07-13W 3-2 LAN
    911979-07-14W 10-7 LAN
    921979-07-15W 10-3 LAN
    931979-07-19L 0-1 @SFN
    941979-07-20W 6-4 @SFN
    951979-07-21L 1-4 @SFN
    961979-07-22W 5-2 @SDN
    971979-07-23L 5-6 @SDN
    981979-07-24L 3-15 @LAN
    991979-07-25L 8-16 @LAN
    1001979-07-27L 0-5 SLN
    1011979-07-28L 4-5 SLN
    1021979-07-29L 5-6 SLN
    1031979-07-30W 5-4 CHN
    1041979-07-31W 4-1 CHN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1051979-08-01W 9-6 @NYN
    1061979-08-02W 7-4 @NYN
    1071979-08-02L 1-2 @NYN
    1081979-08-03L 3-6 @PIT
    1091979-08-03L 1-5 @PIT
    1101979-08-04L 0-4 @PIT
    1111979-08-05L 8-12 @PIT
    1121979-08-05L 2-5 @PIT
    1131979-08-07W 4-2 MON
    1141979-08-08W 4-3 MON
    1151979-08-09W 6-4 MON
    1161979-08-10W 4-3 PIT
    1171979-08-10L 2-3 PIT
    1181979-08-11L 11-14 PIT
    1191979-08-13L 1-9 PIT
    1201979-08-14L 1-2 @CIN
    1211979-08-15W 3-2 @CIN
    1221979-08-17W 5-2 @HOU
    1231979-08-18W 1-0 @HOU
    1241979-08-19W 3-2 @HOU
    1251979-08-20L 2-5 ATL
    1261979-08-21L 4-5 ATL
    1271979-08-22L 3-4 ATL
    1281979-08-24W 5-3 HOU
    1291979-08-25L 1-3 HOU
    1301979-08-26L 1-4 HOU
    1311979-08-27L 2-4 CIN
    1321979-08-28L 2-5 CIN
    1331979-08-29L 6-7 CIN
    1341979-08-31W 6-2 @ATL
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1351979-09-01W 6-4 @ATL
    1361979-09-02W 2-1 @ATL
    1371979-09-03W 2-0 @PIT
    1381979-09-03L 3-7 @PIT
    1391979-09-06L 3-5 NYN
    1401979-09-06W 2-1 NYN
    1411979-09-07L 3-4 @CHN
    1421979-09-08W 9-8 @CHN
    1431979-09-09L 2-15 @CHN
    1441979-09-11W 5-2 @NYN
    1451979-09-12W 4-0 @NYN
    1461979-09-13W 2-1 @NYN
    1471979-09-14L 0-2 CHN
    1481979-09-15W 8-1 CHN
    1491979-09-16W 4-3 CHN
    1501979-09-17W 7-5 @SLN
    1511979-09-18W 5-3 @SLN
    1521979-09-19L 6-9 PIT
    1531979-09-19W 6-5 PIT
    1541979-09-20W 2-1 PIT
    1551979-09-22W 9-8 MON
    1561979-09-22L 2-8 MON
    1571979-09-23L 4-7 MON
    1581979-09-24L 2-7 SLN
    1591979-09-25L 1-4 SLN
    1601979-09-26W 11-5 SLN
    1611979-09-28W 3-2 @MON
    1621979-09-29L 2-3 @MON
    1631979-09-30W 2-0 @MON
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    84-79
    Bob Boone 110
    Tim McCarver 31
    Keith Moreland 12
    Dave Rader 10
    Pete Rose 158
    Del Unser 5
    Manny Trillo 116
    Ramon Aviles 17
    Bud Harrelson 17
    Rudy Meoli 11
    John Vukovich 2
    Mike Schmidt 156
    Pete Rose 4
    Bob Boone 2
    John Vukovich 1
    Larry Bowa 147
    Rudy Meoli 11
    Bud Harrelson 4
    Mike Schmidt 1
    Greg Luzinski 124
    Greg Gross 15
    Del Unser 9
    Mike Anderson 6
    Jose Cardenal 6
    John Poff 3
    Garry Maddox 140
    Greg Gross 11
    Del Unser 7
    Lonnie Smith 4
    Mike Anderson 1
    Bake McBride 138
    Mike Anderson 14
    Lonnie Smith 4
    Jose Cardenal 3
    Greg Gross 3
    Del Unser 1


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