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1979 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  66-94   .412
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  769,465
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Phil Niekro (40)
Youngest Player:  Glenn Hubbard (21)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (14)
Top Hitter:  Gary Matthews (9)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Komminsk (#4)

Roster Continuity:  80.48%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9071.559--
Houston8973.5491.5
LA Dodgers7983.48811.5
SF Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego6893.42222.0
Atlanta6694.41323.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1979-04-06Phil NiekroR40L 1-2@ HOU1419L8.0322025000--0-12.250.63
1979-04-07Larry McWilliamsL25L 0-6@ HOU116L6.0855003000--0-17.501.33
1979-04-08Rick MatulaR25L 0-2@ HOU11L7.0622003000--0-12.570.86
1979-04-09Mickey MahlerL27L 4-9vs CIN127L2.1554020000--0-118.003.50
1979-04-10Phil NiekroR40W 6-4vs CIN2420W7.01021023000--1-11.801.13
1979-04-11Eddie SolomonR28L 5-9vs CIN127L4.0655044000--0-111.252.50
1979-04-12Larry McWilliamsL25W 10-2@ LAN217W9.0422125000--1-14.200.93
1979-04-13Rick MatulaR25W 2-1@ LAN22W6.1711006000--1-12.081.00
1979-04-14Phil NiekroR40L 5-6@ LAN3421L5.2666052000--1-23.861.33
1979-04-15Eddie SolomonR28W 11-4@ LAN228W5.0622042000--1-17.002.22
1979-04-17Larry McWilliamsL25L 4-7@ CIN318L0.2577021000--1-27.881.31
1979-04-19Phil NiekroR40L 0-2@ CIN4422L7.0522214000--1-33.541.21
1979-04-20Rick MatulaR25L 4-7vs SDN33L5.1855214000--1-23.791.16
1979-04-21Eddie SolomonR28L 5-9vs SDN329-6.0543124000--1-16.001.80
1979-04-22Larry McWilliamsL25W 8-7vs SDN419-5.2844123000--1-27.711.48
1979-04-23Phil NiekroR40L 2-3vs SLN5423L10.01132055000--1-43.081.32
1979-04-24Mickey MahlerL27L 5-6vs SLN228-7.0855126000--0-15.401.80
1979-04-27Phil NiekroR40W 3-2vs CHN6424W9.0522126000--2-42.871.21
1979-04-28Rick MatulaR25W 7-2vs CHN44W6.1822032000--2-23.601.32
1979-04-29Larry McWilliamsL25L 5-6vs CHN520-8.2333064000--1-26.301.33
1979-05-01Phil NiekroR40W 5-2@ PIT7425W9.0721066000--3-42.571.25
1979-05-02Mickey MahlerL27L 2-10@ PIT329L2.2766112000--0-27.501.94
1979-05-04Rick MatulaR25L 2-6@ CHN55L5.0433032000--2-33.901.33
1979-05-05Phil NiekroR40L 3-9@ CHN8426L2.2774321000--3-53.101.36
1979-05-06Larry McWilliamsL25L 13-14@ CHN621-2.1788121000--1-28.161.53
1979-05-07Mickey MahlerL27L 2-4vs PIT430L7.0731165000--0-35.761.92
1979-05-08Eddie SolomonR28W 4-1vs PIT430W9.0311002000--2-13.961.28
1979-05-09Phil NiekroR40L 9-17vs PIT9427-5.0775212000--3-53.571.38
1979-05-11Larry McWilliamsL25W 3-0@ SLN722-1.0100000000--1-27.911.52
1979-05-12Mickey MahlerL27L 6-7@ SLN531-7.0855023000--0-35.911.81
1979-05-13Phil NiekroR40L 3-7@ SLN10428L6.2976124000--3-63.991.40
1979-05-15Rick MatulaR25L 4-5vs LAN66-7.0944022000--2-34.141.38
1979-05-16Eddie SolomonR28W 3-2vs LAN531W8.0522116000--3-13.551.15
1979-05-17Phil NiekroR40W 6-3vs LAN11429W9.0732233000--4-63.761.37
1979-05-18Mickey MahlerL27W 6-4vs SFN632W7.164402378294963%1-35.771.69
1979-05-19Tony BrizzolaraR22L 2-4vs SFN11-6.0622033106495754%0-03.001.50
1979-05-19Rick MatulaR25L 6-7vs SFN77-7.07532244383581%2-34.091.36
1979-05-20Eddie SolomonR28L 1-8vs SFN632L3.085512180324860%3-24.501.33
1979-05-21Phil NiekroR40W 7-5vs HOU12430W6.2554173000--5-63.871.40
1979-05-22Mickey MahlerL27L 1-4vs HOU733L8.0842124000--1-45.171.62
1979-05-23Tony BrizzolaraR22W 6-5vs HOU22W8.0744027000--1-03.861.29
1979-05-25Phil NiekroR40L 4-6@ SFN13431L8.086542780245670%5-74.021.38
1979-05-26Rick MatulaR26W 5-4@ SFN88-6.253304279304962%2-34.061.35
1979-05-27Eddie SolomonR28W 10-8@ SFN733-3.166510464194570%3-25.311.38
1979-05-28Mickey MahlerL27W 4-1@ SFN834W9.0811017139548561%2-44.501.52
1979-05-29Tony BrizzolaraR22L 3-6@ SDN33L4.2855123000--1-15.211.47
1979-05-29Phil NiekroR40L 2-3@ SDN14432L8.0733123000--5-83.971.36
1979-05-30Bo McLaughlinR26L 2-10@ SDN119L4.1766113000--1-36.861.62
1979-05-31Rick MatulaR26L 1-3@ SDN99L7.0733121000--2-44.031.34
1979-06-01Eddie SolomonR28L 4-5vs NYN834-8.0844116000--3-25.171.34
1979-06-02Phil NiekroR40W 7-6vs NYN15433W8.0763136000--6-83.931.35
1979-06-03Mickey MahlerL27L 4-9vs NYN935L0.2444011000--2-55.051.58
1979-06-04Tony BrizzolaraR22L 1-8vs MON44L6.0753055000--1-25.041.60
1979-06-05Rick MatulaR26W 4-1vs MON1010W7.0500022000--3-43.601.31
1979-06-06Phil NiekroR40L 2-12vs MON16434L3.0787023000--6-94.381.40
1979-06-08Eddie SolomonR28W 11-5@ PHI935-5.1511032000--3-24.751.34
1979-06-09Mickey MahlerL27L 3-9@ PHI1036L1.1666011000--2-65.901.67
1979-06-10Phil NiekroR40W 10-3@ PHI17435W9.0833132000--7-94.281.39
1979-06-11Tony BrizzolaraR22L 5-6@ MON55-3.0755002000--1-26.111.68
1979-06-13Rick MatulaR26L 1-4@ MON1111L4.0422023000--3-53.651.32
1979-06-14Eddie SolomonR28L 3-4@ MON1036-7.0733022000--3-24.651.33
1979-06-15Phil NiekroR40L 1-2@ NYN18436-5.0511013000--7-94.181.38
1979-06-16Mickey MahlerL27L 0-2@ NYN1137L7.0211120000--2-75.401.55
1979-06-17Tony BrizzolaraR22L 1-2@ NYN66-4.0511002000--1-25.631.63
1979-06-18Rick MatulaR26W 10-5vs PHI1212W5.21044121000--4-53.891.39
1979-06-19Phil NiekroR40W 10-4vs PHI19437W8.0944134000--8-94.201.39
1979-06-20Eddie SolomonR28L 4-10vs PHI1137L3.1455031000--3-35.141.38
1979-06-21Mickey MahlerL27L 4-6vs LAN1238L3.2344132000--2-85.611.55
1979-06-22Tony BrizzolaraR22W 3-2vs LAN77W8.0720037000--2-24.501.55
1979-06-23Phil NiekroR40W 7-3vs LAN20438W8.0732153000--9-94.091.39
1979-06-24Rick MatulaR26W 4-2vs LAN1313W9.0722117000--5-53.691.34
1979-06-25Eddie SolomonR28W 6-1@ SFN1238W6.020001364253961%4-34.701.30
1979-06-26Mickey MahlerL27L 5-6@ SFN1339-0.13551201811739%2-86.261.62
1979-06-27Phil NiekroR40L 1-2@ SDN21439L8.1622046000--9-103.991.38
1979-06-27Larry McWilliamsL25W 5-2@ SDN823-3.2311010000--1-27.301.46
1979-06-28Tony BrizzolaraR22L 5-6@ SDN88L4.2966025000--2-35.321.66
1979-06-29Rick MatulaR26W 5-2@ LAN1414W7.0422124000--6-53.601.30
1979-06-30Eddie SolomonR28W 7-4@ LAN1339-8.0222025000--4-34.441.22
1979-07-01Phil NiekroR40W 2-1@ LAN22440W8.0511103000--10-103.851.35
1979-07-03Tony BrizzolaraR22W 5-2vs SFN99W7.172203429141552%3-34.851.60
1979-07-04Rick MatulaR26W 7-6vs SFN1515-4.074413248183063%6-53.831.35
1979-07-05Phil NiekroR40W 5-4vs SFN23441W9.08442610153648958%11-103.861.36
1979-07-06Eddie SolomonR28L 5-9vs SLN1440L5.11086313101100%4-44.831.28
1979-07-06Mickey MahlerL27L 4-5vs SLN1440-3.2644325000--2-86.411.68
1979-07-07Tony BrizzolaraR22W 10-2vs SLN1010W9.0822026000--4-34.431.52
1979-07-08Rick MatulaR26W 6-5vs SLN1616-7.0522001000--6-53.741.31
1979-07-09Phil NiekroR40L 4-7vs CHN24442L6.01173123000--11-113.881.39
1979-07-10Eddie SolomonR28L 3-7vs CHN1541L7.0754216000--4-54.851.27
1979-07-11Tony BrizzolaraR22W 6-5vs CHN1111W7.0933024000--5-34.371.53
1979-07-13Phil NiekroR40W 13-4vs PIT25443W9.0844003000--12-113.891.36
1979-07-14Rick MatulaR26L 1-5vs PIT1717L6.11151121000--6-63.581.34
1979-07-15Eddie SolomonR28L 3-7vs PIT1642L7.0843201000--4-64.781.26
1979-07-19Phil NiekroR40W 8-2@ CHN26444W9.0622016000--13-113.801.33
1979-07-20Tony BrizzolaraR23L 2-10@ CHN1212L4.0744011000--5-44.631.56
1979-07-21Rick MatulaR26L 2-3@ CHN1818-7.0711030000--6-63.441.35
1979-07-22Eddie SolomonR28L 4-5@ PIT1743L5.1754028000--4-74.851.27
1979-07-22Mickey MahlerL27L 2-3@ PIT1541L6.0733117000--2-96.271.66
1979-07-23Preston HannaR25L 1-7@ PIT138L4.2533044000--0-14.501.50
1979-07-23Phil NiekroR40W 8-0@ PIT27445W9.0200017000--14-113.631.29
1979-07-24Tony BrizzolaraR23L 3-7@ SLN1313L3.1754013000--5-54.921.60
1979-07-25Rick MatulaR26W 13-4@ SLN1919-5.0943042000--6-63.531.40
1979-07-26Eddie SolomonR28L 2-6@ SLN1844L4.11066003000--4-85.181.32
1979-07-27Phil NiekroR40L 0-2vs CIN28446L9.0822053000--14-123.561.30
1979-07-28Tony BrizzolaraR23L 6-8vs CIN1414L1.0433010000--5-65.211.64
1979-07-28Mickey MahlerL27W 8-5vs CIN1642W5.0611037000--3-96.001.67
1979-07-29Rick MatulaR26L 4-9vs CIN2020L3.2553063000--6-73.661.46
1979-07-31Phil NiekroR40L 3-10vs SDN29447L7.01155044000--14-133.651.32
1979-08-01Eddie SolomonR28W 5-4vs SDN1945-6.0743204000--4-85.141.31
1979-08-02Tony BrizzolaraR23W 7-2vs SDN1515W9.0822025000--6-64.871.59
1979-08-03Rick MatulaR26L 1-4@ HOU2121L3.2844021000--6-83.831.49
1979-08-04Preston HannaR25L 3-4@ HOU239-4.0721032000--0-13.601.90
1979-08-04Phil NiekroR40L 2-6@ HOU30448L8.08650311000--14-143.721.32
1979-08-05Eddie SolomonR28L 2-3@ HOU2046-6.1510025000--4-84.881.31
1979-08-06Mickey MahlerL27L 1-3@ CIN1743L0.2122031000--3-106.141.69
1979-08-07Tony BrizzolaraR23W 3-2@ CIN1616-7.0522122000--6-64.701.54
1979-08-08Phil NiekroR40L 1-3@ CIN31449L8.0733243000--14-153.711.33
1979-08-09Rick MatulaR26L 2-5@ CIN2222-7.0422020000--6-83.761.46
1979-08-10Eddie SolomonR28L 1-2vs HOU2147L7.0521003000--4-94.681.27
1979-08-12Phil NiekroR40W 3-2vs HOU32450W9.0822038000--15-153.641.32
1979-08-14Tony BrizzolaraR23L 5-18vs NYN1717L1.1465110000--6-75.131.58
1979-08-15Mickey MahlerL27L 3-6vs NYN1844L5.1844040000--3-116.201.73
1979-08-16Phil NiekroR40L 3-6vs NYN33451L8.0866125000--15-163.741.32
1979-08-17Eddie SolomonR29L 0-1@ MON2248L8.1911033000--4-104.431.28
1979-08-18Preston HannaR25L 1-2@ MON340-6.0411133000--0-13.711.88
1979-08-19Tony BrizzolaraR23L 1-5@ MON1818L6.2755203000--6-85.221.54
1979-08-20Phil NiekroR40W 5-2@ PHI34452W8.0422033000--16-163.701.31
1979-08-21Rick MatulaR26W 5-4@ PHI2323-5.2844124000--6-83.861.46
1979-08-22Eddie SolomonR29W 4-3@ PHI2349W6.0211132000--5-104.311.26
1979-08-24Phil NiekroR40L 0-2vs MON35453L9.07222310000--16-173.641.30
1979-08-27Eddie SolomonR29W 5-1@ NYN2450W9.0711020000--6-104.111.24
1979-08-28Phil NiekroR40W 6-4@ NYN36454W7.0811003000--17-173.581.30
1979-08-29Rick MatulaR26W 5-4@ NYN2424W8.11144022000--7-83.891.47
1979-08-31Tony BrizzolaraR23L 2-6vs PHI1919L4.0965111000--6-95.451.58
1979-09-01Phil NiekroR40L 4-6vs PHI37455L9.01365337000--17-183.631.31
1979-09-02Eddie SolomonR29L 1-2vs PHI2551-8.0511032000--6-103.961.23
1979-09-03Rick MatulaR26L 5-6vs CIN2525-6.2954121000--7-83.951.48
1979-09-04Larry McWilliamsL26W 7-6vs CIN924-4.0844015000--1-27.461.54
1979-09-05Phil NiekroR40L 3-5vs LAN38456-8.0731024000--17-183.561.31
1979-09-06Preston HannaR25W 6-2vs LAN441W7.0711035000--1-13.001.75
1979-09-07Eddie SolomonR29L 0-8vs SDN2652L1.2777210000--6-114.331.27
1979-09-08Rick MatulaR26L 2-9vs SDN2626L2.1588040000--7-94.361.52
1979-09-09Phil NiekroR40L 1-4vs SDN39457L8.0633103000--17-193.551.29
1979-09-11Larry McWilliamsL26W 2-1@ SFN1025W6.031101455183767%2-26.701.43
1979-09-12Eddie SolomonR29L 3-4@ SFN2753L6.054313245143169%6-124.341.27
1979-09-13Phil NiekroR40W 4-1@ SFN40458W9.061112949212857%18-193.481.28
1979-09-14Tommy BoggsR24W 10-7@ SDN132-4.2844041000--0-07.202.40
1979-09-15Rick MatulaR26W 6-1@ SDN2727W6.2611113000--8-94.231.49
1979-09-17Phil NiekroR40L 4-9@ LAN41459L7.0884315000--18-203.511.28
1979-09-18Eddie SolomonR29L 1-6@ LAN2854L6.21055014000--6-134.421.29
1979-09-19Larry McWilliamsL26W 6-5@ HOU1126-4.0644021000--2-26.881.47
1979-09-20Tommy BoggsR24L 1-7@ HOU233L3.0642000000--0-16.752.25
1979-09-22Phil NiekroR40W 10-2vs SFN42460W9.0221025115655%19-203.441.26
1979-09-23Rick MatulaR26L 1-2vs SFN2828L7.2722154000--8-104.161.50
1979-09-24Larry McWilliamsL26W 5-4vs HOU1227-7.0822111000--2-26.361.45
1979-09-24Eddie SolomonR29W 8-1vs HOU2955W9.0511025000--7-134.251.26
1979-09-25Tommy BoggsR24L 0-8vs HOU334L5.0733000000--0-26.231.92
1979-09-26Phil NiekroR40W 9-4vs HOU43461W9.0843116000--20-203.431.25
1979-09-28Eddie SolomonR29L 0-3@ CIN3056L6.0722113000--7-144.211.26
1979-09-29Larry McWilliamsL26W 2-0@ CIN1328W8.1500024000--3-25.591.38
1979-09-30Phil NiekroR40W 7-2@ CIN44462W9.0622226000--21-203.391.24
FIELDING STATISTICS


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