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1979 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 98-64 .605
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 775-643 + 132
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Hardy Peterson
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 1,435,454 18/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Scott Fiepke (#42) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Tim Foli (#1), Joe Coleman (#3), Rick Rhoden (#20), Dale Berra (#20), Rick Rhoden (#20), Steve Nicosia (#24)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9565.5942.0
8676.53112.0
8478.51914.0
8082.49418.0
6399.38935.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Steve NicosiaPITMONW 7-6 vs MON411001100000000051st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    John MilnerPITSLNW 7-6 vs SLN32200240010000008552 home runs
    Willie StargellPITHOUL 4-5 @HOU400000000040000020194 strikeouts
    Willie StargellPITCINW 9-2 @CIN512100100010000020222000th career hit
    Dave ParkerPITHOUL 8-9 vs HOU5110011001000000737100th career home run
    Tim FoliPITATLL 2-5 vs ATL423300000100000010383 Doubles
    Bill RobinsonPITATLW 10-2 vs ATL533002400000000011252 home runs, 500th career RBI
    Phil GarnerPITSLNL 3-4 @SLN4110000100100000686100th career stolen base
    Tim FoliPITATLW 17-9 @ATL434000400001010010454 hits
    Omar MorenoPITATLW 17-9 @ATL63410011000000003854 hits
    Bill RobinsonPITATLW 17-9 @ATL533102200100000011312 home runs
    Willie StargellPITNYNW 6-5 vs NYN322002300100000020312 home runs
    Rennie StennettPITNYNW 6-5 vs NYN301000000000000010001000th career game
    Phil GarnerPITSDNW 9-8 vs SDN52421000000000007084 hits
    Bill RobinsonPITSDNW 7-0 vs SDN422002400000000011512 home runs
    Bill RobinsonPITLANW 5-4 vs LAN422002300000000011542 home runs
    Phil GarnerPITSFNW 9-4 @SFN51501011000000007235 hits
    Enrique RomoPITSLNW 4-1 @SLN20100010000000001481st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Willie StargellPITSLNW 6-4 @SLN433002200000000020622 home runs
    Ed OttPITHOUW 9-5 vs HOU20000020000000203192 sacrifice flies
    Bert BlylevenPITMONW 9-1 @MON50000000005000001635 strikeouts
    Phil GarnerPITMONW 9-1 @MON44311010011000007534 runs scored
    Dave ParkerPITMONW 5-3 @MON4221012001000000820500th career RBI
    Tim FoliPITNYNW 8-5 vs NYN524100200000000011114 hits
    Tim FoliPITPHIW 4-0 vs PHI502000000000000011171000th career hit
    Steve NicosiaPITPHIW 12-8 vs PHI4342011000000000454 hits
    Ed OttPITPHIW 14-11 @PHI52400150000000003395 RBIs, 4 hits
    Ed OttPITLANL 6-7 vs LAN50400010001000003434 hits
    Dave ParkerPITSFNW 8-6 vs SFN41200000001000008461000th career hit
    Omar MorenoPITSDNW 4-3 @SDN50100011040020004864 walks
    Bill MadlockPITSDNW 9-2 @SDN52410120000000008034 hits
    Willie StargellPITSFNW 5-3 @SFN423002200010000021082 home runs
    Omar MorenoPITSLNL 6-8 @SLN5020000200000000498200th career stolen base
    Dave ParkerPITNYNW 6-4 @NYN61200010014000008564 strikeouts
    Omar MorenoPITNYNL 2-3 @NYN70400012000000005004 hits, 500th career game
    Willie StargellPITMONW 10-4 vs MON432002300120000021322 home runs
    Gary HargisPITCHNL 6-7 vs CHN000000000000000011st career game
    Dave ParkerPITCHNL 6-7 vs CHN62500000010010008775 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Bruce KisonPITMONL 4-5 vs MON 6.1522021010026000--22368-5610 Strikeouts
    Jim RookerPITCHNW 9-2 vs CHNWCG922113510034000--29999-1002-hitter
    Bruce KisonPITSDNW 7-0 vs SDNWSHO910002600030000--23571-57Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Jim RookerPITSFNW 8-5 @SFN 6.17440151002756441279%30399-101Threw 79% strikes
    Enrique RomoPITNYNL 0-4 @NYN 1.21000140006000--14622-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Bert BlylevenPITHOUW 5-3 @HOUW 6.162203400028000--337143-1262000th career strikeout
    Bruce KisonPITSFNL 1-6 vs SFNL 5.2543123000243628878%24876-63Threw 78% strikes
    John CandelariaPITSFNW 5-3 @SFNW 9933111000037000--14269-3710 Strikeouts
    Jim RookerPITPHIW 7-3 vs PHIW 6.262213400028000--311100-106100th career win
    Dave RobertsPITNYNW 5-4 vs NYNW 0.10000000001000--393100-117100th career win
    Jim BibbyPITCHNW 6-1 vs CHNWCG9411041110035000--25481-8011 Strikeouts


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