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1979 National League

1979 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 971 games, 12 teams, approx. 161 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1978 / 1980

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1978 / 1980

League Standings

Regular Season

162 games

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 .605 --
Montreal Expos 95 65 .594 2
St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 12
Philadelphia Phillies 84 78 .519 14
Chicago Cubs 80 82 .494 18
New York Mets 63 99 .389 35

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Cincinnati Reds 90 71 .559 --
Houston Astros 89 73 .549 1.5
Los Angeles Dodgers 79 83 .488 11.5
San Francisco Giants 71 91 .438 19.5
San Diego Padres 68 93 .422 22
Atlanta Braves 66 94 .413 23.5

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 29.5 4.75 163 6330 5661 775 1541 264 52 148 710 180 66 483 855 .272 .330 .416 .746 2353 113 32 98 56 102
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 30.4 4.56 162 6188 5490 739 1443 220 24 183 713 106 46 556 834 .263 .331 .412 .743 2260 145 23 83 36 62
Cincinnati Reds CIN 29.3 4.54 161 6218 5477 731 1445 266 31 132 686 99 47 614 902 .264 .338 .396 .734 2169 128 19 62 46 73
St. Louis Cardinals STL 27.4 4.48 163 6347 5734 731 1594 279 63 100 685 116 69 460 838 .278 .331 .401 .732 2299 116 27 63 63 69
Montreal Expos MON 27.3 4.38 160 6029 5465 701 1445 273 42 143 651 121 56 432 890 .264 .319 .408 .728 2231 123 27 67 38 68
Chicago Cubs CHC 28.5 4.36 162 6182 5550 706 1494 250 43 135 663 73 52 478 762 .269 .329 .403 .731 2235 126 35 77 42 49
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 30.6 4.19 163 6219 5463 683 1453 250 53 119 641 128 76 602 764 .266 .340 .396 .736 2166 124 37 60 57 66
Atlanta Braves ATL 26.4 4.18 160 6035 5422 669 1389 220 28 126 626 98 50 490 818 .256 .318 .377 .695 2043 112 23 62 38 47
San Francisco Giants SFG 28.1 4.15 162 6131 5395 672 1328 192 36 125 616 140 73 580 925 .246 .319 .365 .684 1967 100 20 89 47 61
San Diego Padres SDP 27.4 3.75 161 6168 5446 603 1316 193 53 93 559 100 58 534 770 .242 .311 .348 .659 1894 104 32 113 43 81
New York Mets NYM 27.6 3.64 163 6230 5591 593 1399 255 41 74 558 135 79 498 817 .250 .313 .350 .664 1958 117 35 66 40 53
Houston Astros HOU 27.2 3.60 162 6029 5394 583 1382 224 52 49 542 190 95 461 745 .256 .315 .344 .659 1857 105 22 109 43 75
League Totals 28.3 4.22 1942 74106 66088 8186 17229 2886 518 1427 7650 1486 767 6188 9920 .261 .325 .385 .709 25432 1413 332 949 549 806

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Houston Astros HOU 28.3 3.59 89 73 .549 3.20 162 162 107 55 19 31 1447.2 1278 582 514 90 504 24 854 24 5 55 6014 1.231 7.9 0.6 3.1 5.3 1.69
Montreal Expos MON 28.6 3.63 95 65 .594 3.14 160 160 127 33 18 39 1447.1 1379 581 505 116 450 51 813 23 7 28 6052 1.264 8.6 0.7 2.8 5.1 1.81
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 29.7 3.94 98 64 .605 3.41 163 163 139 24 7 52 1493.1 1424 643 566 125 504 77 904 31 9 52 6272 1.291 8.6 0.8 3.0 5.4 1.79
Cincinnati Reds CIN 28.5 4.00 90 71 .559 3.58 161 161 134 27 10 40 1440.1 1415 644 573 103 485 63 773 18 7 30 6083 1.319 8.8 0.6 3.0 4.8 1.59
San Diego Padres SDP 29.1 4.23 68 93 .422 3.69 161 161 132 29 7 25 1453.0 1438 681 596 108 513 68 779 23 9 23 6160 1.343 8.9 0.7 3.2 4.8 1.52
St. Louis Cardinals STL 26.4 4.25 86 76 .531 3.72 163 163 125 38 10 25 1486.2 1449 693 615 127 501 54 788 18 10 45 6255 1.312 8.8 0.8 3.0 4.8 1.57
New York Mets NYM 26.5 4.33 63 99 .389 3.84 163 163 147 16 10 36 1482.2 1486 706 633 120 607 107 819 24 11 45 6357 1.412 9.0 0.7 3.7 5.0 1.35
Chicago Cubs CHC 27.7 4.36 80 82 .494 3.88 162 162 142 20 11 44 1446.2 1500 707 624 127 521 87 933 43 5 40 6232 1.397 9.3 0.8 3.2 5.8 1.79
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 28.3 4.40 84 78 .519 4.16 163 163 130 33 14 29 1441.1 1455 718 666 135 477 65 787 29 18 36 6086 1.340 9.1 0.8 3.0 4.9 1.65
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 28.3 4.43 79 83 .488 3.83 162 162 132 30 6 34 1444.0 1425 717 614 101 555 53 811 27 11 44 6197 1.371 8.9 0.6 3.5 5.1 1.46
San Francisco Giants SFG 28.3 4.64 71 91 .438 4.16 162 162 137 25 6 34 1436.0 1484 751 664 143 577 95 880 27 9 50 6259 1.435 9.3 0.9 3.6 5.5 1.53
Atlanta Braves ATL 28.9 4.77 66 94 .413 4.18 160 160 128 32 3 34 1407.2 1496 763 654 132 494 62 779 45 10 45 6149 1.414 9.6 0.8 3.2 5.0 1.58
League Totals 28.2 4.22 969 969 .500 3.73 1942 1942 1580 362 121 423 17426.2 17229 8186 7224 1427 6188 806 9920 332 111 493 74116 1.344 8.9 0.7 3.2 5.1 1.60

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 163 4324 1800 106 148 .983 5 95 68 42% Dallas Green and Danny Ozark
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 162 4332 1669 118 123 .981 21 118 63 35% Tom Lasorda
St. Louis Cardinals STL 163 4460 1932 132 166 .980 16 134 52 28% Ken Boyer
Cincinnati Reds CIN 161 4321 1738 124 152 .980 9 110 55 33% John McNamara
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 163 4480 1752 134 163 .979 10 108 52 33% Chuck Tanner
Montreal Expos MON 160 4342 1717 131 123 .979 4 103 77 43% Dick Williams
New York Mets NYM 163 4448 1768 140 168 .978 15 136 82 38% Joe Torre
Houston Astros HOU 162 4343 1707 138 146 .978 18 127 50 28% Bill Virdon
San Diego Padres SDP 161 4359 1943 141 154 .978 12 107 76 42% Roger Craig
Chicago Cubs CHC 162 4340 1902 159 163 .975 8 123 67 35% Joey Amalfitano and Herman Franks
San Francisco Giants SFG 162 4308 1806 163 138 .974 17 144 76 35% Joe Altobelli and Dave Bristol
Atlanta Braves ATL 160 4223 1781 183 139 .970 25 181 48 21% Bobby Cox
League Totals 1942 52280 21515 1669 1783 .978 160 1486 766 34%