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1979 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 672-751 -79
Manager(s): Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,456,402 17/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Scott Garrelts (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Salty Parker
Bullpen Coach: Tom Haller
First Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Hitting Coach: Hank Sauer
Pitching Coach: Larry Shepard
Third Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Third Base Coach: Dave Bristol

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Joe Coleman (#3), Johnnie LeMaster (#6), Roger Metzger (#16), Terry Whitfield (#19)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9071.559--
8973.5491.5
7983.48811.5
7191.43819.5
6893.42222.0
6694.41223.5
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
    Terry WhitfieldSFNCINW 11-5 @CIN51410020000000002954 hits
    Mike IvieSFNCINL 6-7 @CIN52400010000000005234 hits
    Max VenableSFNCINL 6-7 @CIN000000000000000011st career game
    Mike IvieSFNMONL 8-14 @MON52200240000000005382 home runs
    Max VenableSFNMONL 8-14 @MON101000000000000081st career hit
    Billy NorthSFNMONW 9-2 vs MON11000000141000008824 walks
    Philip NastuSFNHOUW 8-1 @HOU311000100000010071st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jack ClarkSFNHOUW 8-4 @HOU60400010000000003624 hits
    Darrell EvansSFNCINW 12-2 vs CIN423000301100000011891000th career hit
    Bob KnepperSFNATLW 6-4 vs ATL3220011000100000761st career home run
    Larry HerndonSFNATLL 1-4 vs ATL40420000000000003624 hits
    Billy NorthSFNCHNW 8-6 @CHN31300003120000009023 stolen bases
    Jack ClarkSFNSLNL 5-6 @SLN52300220000000003812 home runs
    Willie McCoveySFNPITL 2-3 @PIT401100100000000024581500th career RBI
    Darrell EvansSFNSLNW 9-6 vs SLN600000000040000012104 strikeouts
    Willie McCoveySFNSLNW 9-6 vs SLN632002400110000024632 home runs
    Rob AndrewsSFNSLNW 6-1 vs SLN20000020000000204482 sacrifice flies
    Joe StrainSFNHOUL 5-6 vs HOU300000000000000011st career game
    Joe StrainSFNCINW 6-4 vs CIN212100000001000021st career hit
    Joe StrainSFNCINL 0-2 vs CIN401000020000000031st career stolen base
    Mike IvieSFNCINW 7-3 vs CIN50000000004000005784 strikeouts
    Joe StrainSFNPHIL 1-6 @PHI501000100020000081st career RBI
    Mike IvieSFNPHIW 8-6 @PHI52300240000000005812 home runs
    Joe StrainSFNMONW 11-7 @MON7220012000100000121st career home run
    Dennis LittlejohnSFNMONW 1-0 @MON301000000000000041st career hit
    Dennis LittlejohnSFNMONW 5-3 @MON302000300000001051st career RBI
    Mike IvieSFNNYNL 5-6 vs NYN60400000000000005954 hits
    Willie McCoveySFNSDNW 6-2 @SDN301000200020002024912 sacrifice flies
    Billy NorthSFNSDNW 6-2 @SDN5320000200000000947300th career stolen base
    Greg JohnstonSFNSDNW 4-3 @SDN000000000000000011st career game
    Jack ClarkSFNHOUL 4-5 @HOU52420010000000004334 hits
    Billy NorthSFNLANL 3-4 @LAN31200003131010009553 stolen bases
    Eddie WhitsonSFNLANW 7-1 @LAN3010001000000100741st career RBI
    Willie McCoveySFNSDNW 3-2 vs SDN300000000100000025002500th career game
    Mike IvieSFNSDNW 10-7 vs SDN33200220021000006072 home runs
    Greg JohnstonSFNCHNW 8-2 @CHN3121002001100000121st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mike IvieSFNCHNL 5-6 @CHN42300240010000006132 home runs
    Greg JohnstonSFNCHNL 4-14 @CHN3110011000000000141st career home run
    Dennis LittlejohnSFNPITW 6-1 @PIT4110012000100000301st career home run
    Rob AndrewsSFNCINL 3-12 @CIN32200220000001004812 home runs
    Max VenableSFNHOUW 9-2 @HOU5210001001200000371st career RBI
    Max VenableSFNHOUW 5-3 vs HOU2000000111000000441st career stolen base
    Bob KearneySFNLANL 2-11 vs LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Larry HerndonSFNLANL 4-8 vs LAN41400000100000004554 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ed HalickiSFNPHIW 4-1 vs PHIWCG921003800033121804166%14550-602-hitter
    Philip NastuSFNHOUW 8-1 @HOUW 951103400034116744264%71-31st career win
    Pedro BorbonSFNPHIW 8-6 @PHIW 4311113000152420483%55766-36Threw 83% strikes
    Pedro BorbonSFNNYNW 4-0 @NYNSv 3.14000030001521210100%56066-36Threw 100% strikes
    John CurtisSFNPHIW 1-0 vs PHIWSHO970000500033102723071%28363-68Complete game/Shutout
    John CurtisSFNMONL 3-8 vs MONL 39662010001748371177%28463-69Threw 77% strikes
    Greg MintonSFNCHNW 5-2 vs CHNSv 2300001000810100100%573-81st career save


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