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1979 League Championship Series (3-0): Pittsburgh Pirates (98-64) over Cincinnati Reds (90-71)

WS: PIT-BAL / ALCS: BAL-CAL / NLCS: PIT-CIN
 1978 NLCS /  1980 NLCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 2, 1979 at Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3     5 10  0
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0     2  7  0

    PITCHERS: PIT - Candelaria, Romo (8), Tekulve (8), Jackson (10), Robinson (11)
              CIN - Seaver, Hume (9), Tomlin (11)

               WP - Grant Jackson
	       LP - Tom Hume
             SAVE - Don Robinson

   HOME RUNS: PIT - Garner, Stargell
              CIN - Foster

  ATTENDANCE: 55,006

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 3, 1979 at Riverfront Stadium (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0    1     3 11  0
    Cincinnati Reds              0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    0     2  8  0

    PITCHERS: PIT - Bibby, Jackson (8), Romo (8), Tekulve (8), Roberts (9), Robinson (9)
              CIN - Pastore, Tomlin (8), Hume (8), Bair (10)

               WP - Don Robinson
	       LP - Doug Bair
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: PIT - none
              CIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 55,000

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 5, 1979 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh Pirates)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  8  1
    Pittsburgh Pirates           1  1  2    2  0  0    0  1  x     7  7  0

    PITCHERS: CIN - LaCoss, Norman (2), Leibrandt (4), Soto (5), Tomlin (7), Hume (8)
              PIT - Blyleven

               WP - Bert Blyleven
	       LP - Mike LaCoss
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - Bench
              PIT - Madlock, Stargell

  ATTENDANCE: 42,240

Series MVP - Willie Stargell

Series Batting Stats

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Matt Alexander 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 13 16 7 0 1 13 .538 1.231
Jim Bibby 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 34 45 3 8 2 5 0 .178 .529
Bert Blyleven 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 38 70 1 9 0 3 0 .129 .271
John Candelaria 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 68 0 9 0 6 0 .132 .336
Mike Easler 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 55 54 8 15 2 11 0 .278 .815
Tim Foli 3 12 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 .333 .286 .417 .702 0 0 0 *136 532 70 153 1 65 6 .288 .671
Phil Garner 3 12 4 5 0 1 1 1 1 0 .417 .462 .833 1.295 0 0 0 150 549 76 161 11 59 17 .293 .800
Grant Jackson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 72 9 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000
Bill Madlock 3 12 1 3 0 0 1 2 2 0 .250 .357 .500 .857 2 0 0 *154 560 85 167 14 85 32 .298 .792
John Milner 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .182 .000 .182 0 0 0 128 326 52 90 16 60 3 .276 .849
Omar Moreno 3 12 3 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250 .357 .417 .774 1 0 0 162 695 110 196 8 69 77 .282 .714
Ed Ott 3 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .231 .462 0 0 0 117 403 49 110 7 51 0 .273 .699
Dave Parker 3 12 2 4 0 0 0 2 2 3 .333 .400 .333 .733 1 0 0 158 622 109 193 25 94 20 .310 .906
Dave Roberts 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *47 10 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000
Bill Robinson 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 148 421 59 111 24 75 13 .264 .805
Don Robinson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 49 4 10 0 3 0 .204 .454
Enrique Romo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 12 0 2 0 1 0 .167 .333
Willie Stargell 3 11 2 5 2 0 2 6 3 2 .455 .571 1.182 1.753 0 0 0 126 424 60 119 32 82 0 .281 .904
Rennie Stennett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 319 31 76 0 24 1 .238 .581
Kent Tekulve 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 94 15 3 2 0 1 0 .133 .321
Totals 42 105 15 28 3 2 4 14 13 13 .267 .339 .448 .786 4 0 163 5661 775 1541 148 180 .272 .746

Cincinnati Reds Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Rick Auerbach 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 62 100 17 21 1 12 0 .210 .644
Doug Bair 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 8 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Johnny Bench 3 12 1 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 .250 .357 .667 1.024 0 1 0 130 464 73 128 22 80 4 .276 .824
Dave Collins 3 14 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 .357 .357 .429 .786 2 0 0 122 396 59 126 3 35 16 .318 .765
Dave Concepcion 3 14 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 3 .429 .429 .500 .929 0 1 0 149 590 91 166 16 84 19 .281 .764
Hector Cruz 2 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0 0 *90 207 26 47 4 28 0 .227 .687
Dan Driessen 3 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .154 .083 .237 0 0 0 150 515 72 129 18 75 11 .250 .744
George Foster 3 10 1 2 0 0 1 2 4 3 .200 .429 .500 .929 0 0 0 121 440 68 133 30 98 0 .302 .948
Cesar Geronimo 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 1 123 356 38 85 4 38 1 .239 .655
Tom Hume 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 57 46 1 8 0 4 0 .174 .387
Ray Knight 3 14 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .286 .286 .357 .643 1 0 0 150 551 64 175 10 79 4 .318 .814
Mike LaCoss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 70 3 9 0 0 0 .129 .307
Charlie Leibrandt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Morgan 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 .000 .214 .000 .214 1 0 0 127 436 70 109 9 32 28 .250 .756
Fred Norman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 59 2 9 0 6 0 .153 .383
Frank Pastore 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 0 0 0 30 25 2 4 0 1 0 .160 .320
Tom Seaver 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 76 3 12 2 8 0 .158 .445
Mario Soto 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 7 2 4 0 1 0 .571 1.143
Harry Spilman 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 43 56 7 12 0 5 0 .214 .591
Dave Tomlin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 2 1 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000
Totals 42 107 5 23 4 1 2 5 11 26 .215 .286 .327 .613 4 2 161 5477 731 1445 132 99 .264 .734

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jim Bibby 1 1 1.29 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 1 4 5 1.143 34 17 2.81 12 4 0 137.2 110 47 103 1.140
Bert Blyleven 1 1 1.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 8 1 0 9 0.889 37 37 3.60 12 5 0 237.1 238 92 172 1.390
John Candelaria 1 1 2.57 0 0 0 0 7.0 5 2 1 4 0.857 33 30 3.22 14 9 0 207.0 201 41 101 1.169
Grant Jackson 2 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 1 2 1.000 72 0 2.96 8 5 14 82.0 67 35 39 1.244
Dave Roberts 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 *47 4 2.90 5 4 4 80.2 89 30 38 1.475
Don Robinson 2 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 2.0 0 0 1 3 0.500 29 25 3.87 8 8 0 160.2 171 52 96 1.388
Enrique Romo 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 3 0 1 1 12.000 84 0 2.99 10 5 5 129.1 122 43 106 1.276
Kent Tekulve 2 0 3.38 0 0 0 0 2.2 2 1 2 2 1.500 94 0 2.75 10 8 31 134.1 109 49 75 1.176
Totals 12 3 1.50 3 0 1 1 30.0 23 5 11 26 1.133 163 163 3.411 98 64 1493.1 1424 504 904 1.291

Cincinnati Reds Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Doug Bair 1 0 9.00 0 1 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 3.000 65 0 4.29 11 7 16 94.1 93 51 86 1.527
Tom Hume 3 0 6.75 0 1 0 0 4.0 6 3 0 2 1.500 57 12 2.76 10 9 17 163.0 162 33 80 1.196
Mike LaCoss 1 1 10.80 0 1 0 0 1.2 1 2 4 0 3.000 35 32 3.50 14 8 0 205.2 202 79 73 1.366
Charlie Leibrandt 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 4.1 2 2 1 0.923
Fred Norman 1 0 18.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 4 1 1 2.500 34 31 3.64 11 13 0 195.1 193 57 95 1.280
Frank Pastore 1 1 2.57 0 0 0 0 7.0 7 2 3 1 1.429 30 9 4.25 6 7 4 95.1 102 23 63 1.311
Tom Seaver 1 1 2.25 0 0 0 0 8.0 5 2 2 5 0.875 32 32 3.14 16 6 0 215.0 187 61 131 1.153
Mario Soto 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0.000 25 0 5.30 3 2 0 37.1 33 30 32 1.688
Dave Tomlin 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 0 2 3 1.667 53 0 2.62 2 2 1 58.1 59 18 30 1.320
Totals 13 3 4.34 0 3 0 0 29.0 28 14 13 13 1.414 161 161 3.580 90 71 1440.1 1415 485 773 1.319

WS: PIT-BAL / ALCS: BAL-CAL / NLCS: PIT-CIN
 1978 NLCS /  1980 NLCS

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