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1979 World Series (4-3): Pittsburgh Pirates (98-64) over Baltimore Orioles (102-57)

WS: PIT-BAL / ALCS: BAL-CAL / NLCS: PIT-CIN
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 10, 1979 at Memorial Stadium (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  0    1  0  2    0  1  0     4 11  3
    Baltimore Orioles            5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x     5  6  3

    PITCHERS: PIT - Kison, Rooker (1), Romo (5), Robinson (6), Jackson (8)
              BAL - Flanagan

               WP - Mike Flanagan
	       LP - Bruce Kison
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: PIT - Stargell
              BAL - DeCinces

  ATTENDANCE: 53,735

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 11, 1979 at Memorial Stadium (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  1     3 11  2
    Baltimore Orioles            0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     2  6  1

    PITCHERS: PIT - Blyleven, Robinson (7), Tekulve (9)
              BAL - Palmer, Martinez (8), Stanhouse (9)

               WP - Don Robinson
	       LP - Don Stanhouse
             SAVE - Kent Tekulve

   HOME RUNS: PIT - none
              BAL - Murray

  ATTENDANCE: 53,739

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 12, 1979 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh Pirates)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  2    5  0  0    1  0  0     8 13  0
    Pittsburgh Pirates           1  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     4  9  2

    PITCHERS: BAL - McGregor
              PIT - Candelaria, Romo (4), Jackson (7), Tekulve (8)

               WP - Scott McGregor
	       LP - John Candelaria
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - Ayala
              PIT - none

  ATTENDANCE: 50,848

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 13, 1979 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh Pirates)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  3    0  0  0    0  6  0     9 12  0
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  4  0    0  1  1    0  0  0     6 17  1

    PITCHERS: BAL - Martinez, Stewart (2), Stone (5), Stoddard (7)
              PIT - Bibby, Jackson (7), Robinson (8), Tekulve (8)

               WP - Tim Stoddard
	       LP - Kent Tekulve
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - none
              PIT - Stargell

  ATTENDANCE: 50,883

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 14, 1979 at Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh Pirates)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     1  6  2
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  0    0  0  2    2  3  x     7 13  1

    PITCHERS: BAL - Flanagan, Stoddard (7), Martinez (7), Stanhouse (8)
              PIT - Rooker, Blyleven (6)

               WP - Bert Blyleven
	       LP - Mike Flanagan
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BAL - none
              PIT - none

  ATTENDANCE: 50,920

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 16, 1979 at Memorial Stadium (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  0    0  0  0    2  2  0     4 10  0
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  7  1

    PITCHERS: PIT - Candelaria, Tekulve (7)
              BAL - Palmer, Stoddard (9)

               WP - John Candelaria
	       LP - Jim Palmer
             SAVE - Kent Tekulve

   HOME RUNS: PIT - none
              BAL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 53,739

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 17, 1979 at Memorial Stadium (Baltimore Orioles)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Pittsburgh Pirates           0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  2     4 10  0
    Baltimore Orioles            0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  4  2

    PITCHERS: PIT - Bibby, Robinson (5), Jackson (5), Tekulve (8)
              BAL - McGregor, Stoddard (9), Flanagan (9), Stanhouse (9), Martinez (9), Martinez (9)

               WP - Grant Jackson
	       LP - Scott McGregor
             SAVE - Kent Tekulve

   HOME RUNS: PIT - Stargell
              BAL - Dauer

  ATTENDANCE: 53,733

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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 44 13 16 7 0 1 13 .538 1.231
Jim Bibby 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 45 3 8 2 5 0 .178 .529
Bert Blyleven 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 38 70 1 9 0 3 0 .129 .271
John Candelaria 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 33 68 0 9 0 6 0 .132 .336
Mike Easler 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 55 54 8 15 2 11 0 .278 .815
Tim Foli 7 30 6 10 1 1 0 3 2 0 .333 .375 .433 .808 0 0 3 *136 532 70 153 1 65 6 .288 .671
Phil Garner 7 24 4 12 4 0 0 5 3 1 .500 .571 .667 1.238 0 0 2 150 549 76 161 11 59 17 .293 .800
Grant Jackson 4 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
Bruce Kison 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 55 6 8 1 6 0 .145 .397
Lee Lacy 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 84 182 17 45 5 15 6 .247 .739
Bill Madlock 7 24 2 9 1 0 0 3 5 1 .375 .483 .417 .899 0 2 1 *154 560 85 167 14 85 32 .298 .792
John Milner 3 9 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 .333 .455 .444 .899 0 0 0 128 326 52 90 16 60 3 .276 .849
Omar Moreno 7 33 4 11 2 0 0 3 1 7 .333 .353 .394 .747 0 0 0 162 695 110 196 8 69 77 .282 .714
Steve Nicosia 4 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .063 .063 .125 0 0 0 70 191 22 55 4 13 0 .288 .799
Ed Ott 3 12 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 2 .333 .308 .417 .724 0 0 0 117 403 49 110 7 51 0 .273 .699
Dave Parker 7 29 2 10 3 0 0 4 2 7 .345 .394 .448 .842 0 1 1 158 622 109 193 25 94 20 .310 .906
Bill Robinson 7 19 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 4 .263 .286 .316 .602 0 0 0 148 421 59 111 24 75 13 .264 .805
Don Robinson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 49 4 10 0 3 0 .204 .454
Enrique Romo 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 84 12 0 2 0 1 0 .167 .333
Jim Rooker 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 19 33 1 4 0 0 0 .121 .268
Manny Sanguillen 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 56 74 8 17 0 4 0 .230 .598
Willie Stargell 7 30 7 12 4 0 3 7 0 6 .400 .375 .833 1.208 0 0 2 126 424 60 119 32 82 0 .281 .904
Rennie Stennett 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 108 319 31 76 0 24 1 .238 .581
Kent Tekulve 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 94 15 3 2 0 1 0 .133 .321
Totals 94 251 32 81 18 1 3 32 16 35 .323 .364 .438 .802 0 4 163 5661 775 1541 148 180 .272 .746

Baltimore Orioles 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
Benny Ayala 4 6 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 .333 .429 .833 1.262 0 0 0 42 86 15 22 6 13 0 .256 .821
Mark Belanger 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 1 101 198 28 33 0 9 5 .167 .490
Al Bumbry 7 21 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 0 0 1 148 569 80 162 7 49 37 .285 .712
Terry Crowley 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .250 .400 .500 .900 0 0 61 63 8 20 1 8 0 .317 .925
Rich Dauer 6 17 2 5 1 0 1 1 0 1 .294 .294 .529 .824 0 0 0 142 479 63 123 9 61 0 .257 .660
Doug DeCinces 7 25 2 5 0 0 1 3 5 5 .200 .333 .320 .653 1 0 3 120 422 67 97 16 61 5 .230 .731
Rick Dempsey 7 21 3 6 2 0 0 0 1 3 .286 .318 .381 .699 0 0 0 124 368 48 88 6 41 0 .239 .658
Mike Flanagan 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kiko Garcia 6 20 4 8 2 1 0 6 1 3 .400 .429 .600 1.029 0 1 1 126 417 54 103 5 24 11 .247 .665
Pat Kelly 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 68 153 25 44 9 25 4 .288 .903
John Lowenstein 6 13 2 3 1 0 0 3 1 3 .231 .286 .308 .593 0 0 1 97 197 33 50 11 34 16 .254 .833
Dennis Martinez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tippy Martinez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lee May 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 124 456 59 116 19 69 3 .254 .709
Scott McGregor 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eddie Murray 7 26 3 4 1 0 1 2 4 4 .154 .267 .308 .574 1 0 0 159 606 90 179 25 99 10 .295 .844
Jim Palmer 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gary Roenicke 6 16 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 .125 .125 .188 .313 0 0 0 133 376 60 98 25 64 1 .261 .886
Ken Singleton 7 28 1 10 1 0 0 2 2 5 .357 .400 .393 .793 0 0 0 159 570 93 168 35 111 3 .295 .938
Dave Skaggs 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 63 137 9 34 1 14 0 .248 .642
Billy Smith 4 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .286 .444 .286 .730 0 0 0 68 189 18 47 6 33 1 .249 .743
Don Stanhouse 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 52 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sammy Stewart 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tim Stoddard 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 1 29 0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Stone 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 106 233 26 54 10 1 4 23 26 41 .232 .312 .335 .646 2 1 159 5371 757 1401 181 99 .261 .755

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jim Bibby 2 2 2.61 0 0 0 0 10.1 10 4 3 2 10 1.161 34 17 2.81 12 4 0 137.2 110 47 103 1.140
Bert Blyleven 2 1 1.80 1 0 0 0 10.0 8 2 2 3 4 1.100 37 37 3.60 12 5 0 237.1 238 92 172 1.390
John Candelaria 2 2 5.00 1 1 0 0 9.0 14 6 5 2 4 1.778 33 30 3.22 14 9 0 207.0 201 41 101 1.169
Grant Jackson 4 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 4.2 1 0 0 2 2 0.643 72 0 2.96 8 5 14 82.0 67 35 39 1.244
Bruce Kison 1 1 108.00 0 1 0 0 0.1 3 5 4 2 0 15.000 33 25 3.19 13 7 0 172.1 157 45 105 1.172
Don Robinson 4 0 5.40 1 0 0 0 5.0 4 3 3 6 3 2.000 29 25 3.87 8 8 0 160.2 171 52 96 1.388
Enrique Romo 2 0 3.86 0 0 0 0 4.2 5 2 2 3 4 1.714 84 0 2.99 10 5 5 129.1 122 43 106 1.276
Jim Rooker 2 1 1.04 0 0 0 0 8.2 5 1 1 3 4 0.923 19 17 4.60 4 7 0 103.2 106 39 44 1.399
Kent Tekulve 5 0 2.89 0 1 3 0 9.1 4 3 3 3 10 0.750 94 0 2.75 10 8 31 134.1 109 49 75 1.176
Totals 24 7 3.34 4 3 3 0 62.0 54 26 23 26 41 1.290 163 163 3.411 98 64 1493.1 1424 504 904 1.291

Baltimore Orioles Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Mike Flanagan 3 2 3.00 1 1 0 1 15.0 18 7 5 2 13 1.333 39 38 3.08 23 9 0 265.2 245 70 190 1.186
Dennis Martinez 2 1 18.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 6 4 4 0 0 3.000 40 39 3.66 15 16 0 292.1 279 78 132 1.221
Tippy Martinez 3 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 2.250 39 0 2.88 10 3 3 78.0 59 31 61 1.154
Scott McGregor 2 2 3.18 1 1 0 1 17.0 16 6 6 2 8 1.059 27 23 3.35 13 6 0 174.2 165 23 81 1.076
Jim Palmer 2 2 3.60 0 1 0 0 15.0 18 6 6 5 8 1.533 23 22 3.30 10 6 0 155.2 144 43 67 1.201
Don Stanhouse 3 0 13.50 0 1 0 0 2.0 6 3 3 3 0 4.500 52 0 2.85 7 3 21 72.2 49 51 34 1.376
Sammy Stewart 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.2 4 0 0 1 0 1.875 31 3 3.52 8 5 1 117.2 96 71 71 1.419
Tim Stoddard 4 0 5.40 1 0 0 0 5.0 6 3 3 1 3 1.400 29 0 1.71 3 1 3 58.0 44 19 47 1.086
Steve Stone 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 2 2 3.000 32 32 3.77 11 7 0 186.0 173 73 96 1.323
Totals 21 7 4.35 3 4 0 2 62.0 81 32 30 16 35 1.565 159 159 3.263 102 57 1434.1 1279 467 786 1.217

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

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