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1979 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Hardy Peterson
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  1,435,454
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Orioles)

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Stargell (39)
Youngest Player:  Don Robinson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Willie Stargell (18)
Top Hitter:  Dave Parker (1)
Top Pitcher:  John Candelaria (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Scott Fiepke (#42)

Roster Continuity:  86.67%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Pittsburgh9864.605--
Montreal9565.5942.0
St. Louis8676.53112.0
Philadelphia8478.51914.0
Chi Cubs8082.49418.0
NY Mets6399.38935.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Bruce Kison1979-04-081979L  5-4 vs MON  6.1522021010026000--22368-5610 Strikeouts
Jim Rooker1979-05-301979W  9-2 vs CHNWCG922113510034000--29999-1002-hitter
Bruce Kison1979-06-031979W  7-0 vs SDNWSHO910002600030000--23571-57Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Jim Rooker1979-06-201979W  8-5 @ SFN  6.17440151002756441279%30399-101Threw 79% strikes
Enrique Romo1979-06-251979L  4-0 @ NYN  1.21000140006000--14622-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Bert Blyleven1979-07-121979W  5-3 @ HOUW 6.162203400028000--337143-1262000th career strikeout
Bruce Kison1979-08-211979L  6-1 vs SFNL 5.2543123000243628878%24876-63Threw 78% strikes
John Candelaria1979-09-021979W  5-3 @ SFNW 9933111000037000--14269-3710 Strikeouts
Jim Rooker1979-09-031979W  7-3 vs PHIW 6.262213400028000--311100-106100th career win
Dave Roberts1979-09-151979W  5-4 vs NYNW 0.10000000001000--393100-117100th career win
Jim Bibby1979-09-281979W  6-1 vs CHNWCG9411041110035000--25481-8011 Strikeouts


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