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1979 National League Cy Young Award

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The winner of the 1979 National League Cy Young Award was Bruce Sutter of the Chicago Cubs.

[edit] Award Voting

Player Team Points Points Share (Max Points) First Votes W - L SV G GS CG SHO RA IP H HR BB SO ER ERA WHIP K/IP
Bruce Sutter Chicago Cubs 72 0.600 (120) 10 6 - 6 37 62 0 0 0 62 101.1 67 3 32 110 25 2.22 0.977 1.09
Joe Niekro Houston Astros 66 0.550 (120) 9 21 - 11 0 38 38 11 5 0 263.2 221 17 107 119 88 3.00 1.244 0.45
J.R. Richard Houston Astros 41 0.342 (120) 4 18 - 13 0 38 38 19 4 0 292.1 220 13 98 313 88 2.71 1.088 1.07
Tom Seaver Cincinnati Reds 20 0.167 (120) 0 16 - 6 0 32 32 9 5 0 215.0 187 16 61 131 75 3.14 1.153 0.61
Kent Tekulve Pittsburgh Pirates 14 0.117 (120) 1 10 - 8 31 94 0 0 0 94 134.1 109 5 49 75 41 2.75 1.176 0.56
Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves 3 0.025 (120) 0 21 - 20 0 44 44 23 1 0 342.0 311 41 113 208 129 3.39 1.240 0.61
Preceded by
1978
Cy Young Award
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1979
Succeeded by
1980
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