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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

East Division

TmWLW-L%GB
Pittsburgh Pirates9864.605--
Montreal Expos9565.5942
St. Louis Cardinals8676.53112
Philadelphia Phillies8478.51914
Chicago Cubs8082.49418
New York Mets6399.38935

West Division

TmWLW-L%GB
Cincinnati Reds9071.559--
Houston Astros8973.5491.5
Los Angeles Dodgers7983.48811.5
San Francisco Giants7191.43819.5
San Diego Padres6893.42222
Atlanta Braves6694.41323.5

League Batting

TmAffBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
Pittsburgh PiratesPIT29.54.751636330566177515412645214871018066483855.272.330.416.7462353113329856102
Los Angeles DodgersLAD30.44.561626188549073914432202418371310646556834.263.331.412.743226014523833662
Cincinnati RedsCIN29.34.54161621854777311445266311326869947614902.264.338.396.734216912819624673
St. Louis CardinalsSTL27.44.481636347573473115942796310068511669460838.278.331.401.732229911627636369
Montreal ExposMON27.34.381606029546570114452734214365112156432890.264.319.408.728223112327673868
Chicago CubsCHC28.54.36162618255507061494250431356637352478762.269.329.403.731223512635774249
Philadelphia PhilliesPHI30.64.191636219546368314532505311964112876602764.266.340.396.736216612437605766
Atlanta BravesATL26.44.18160603554226691389220281266269850490818.256.318.377.695204311223623847
San Francisco GiantsSFG28.14.151626131539567213281923612561614073580925.246.319.365.684196710020894761
San Diego PadresSDP27.43.75161616854466031316193539355910058534770.242.311.348.6591894104321134381
New York MetsNYM27.63.64163623055915931399255417455813579498817.250.313.350.664195811735664053
Houston AstrosHOU27.23.60162602953945831382224524954219095461745.256.315.344.6591857105221094375
League Totals28.34.2219427410666088818617229288651814277650148676761889920.261.325.385.709254321413332949549806

League Pitching

TmAffPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERARAvgGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
Houston AstrosHOU28.33.598973.5493.203.621621621075519311447.2127858251490504248542455560141.2317.90.63.15.31.69
Montreal ExposMON28.63.639565.5943.143.611601601273318391447.11379581505116450518132372860521.2648.60.72.85.11.81
Pittsburgh PiratesPIT29.73.949864.6053.413.88163163139247521493.11424643566125504779043195262721.2918.60.83.05.41.79
Cincinnati RedsCIN28.54.009071.5593.584.021611611342710401440.11415644573103485637731873060831.3198.80.63.04.81.59
San Diego PadresSDP29.14.236893.4223.694.22161161132297251453.01438681596108513687792392361601.3438.90.73.24.81.52
St. Louis CardinalsSTL26.44.258676.5313.724.201631631253810251486.214496936151275015478818104562551.3128.80.83.04.81.57
New York MetsNYM26.54.336399.3893.844.291631631471610361482.2148670663312060710781924114563571.4129.00.73.75.01.35
Chicago CubsCHC27.74.368082.4943.884.401621621422011441446.21500707624127521879334354062321.3979.30.83.25.81.79
Philadelphia PhilliesPHI28.34.408478.5194.164.481631631303314291441.114557186661354776578729183660861.3409.10.83.04.91.65
Los Angeles DodgersLAD28.34.437983.4883.834.47162162132306341444.014257176141015555381127114461971.3718.90.63.55.11.46
San Francisco GiantsSFG28.34.647191.4384.164.71162162137256341436.01484751664143577958802795062591.4359.30.93.65.51.53
Atlanta BravesATL28.94.776694.4134.184.88160160128323341407.214967636541324946277945104561491.4149.60.83.25.01.58
League Totals28.24.22969969.5003.734.2319421942158036212142317426.21722981867224142761888069920332111493741161.3448.90.73.25.11.60

League Fielding

TmAffGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendanceManagers
Philadelphia PhilliesPHI16343241800106148.9835956842%Dallas Green and Danny Ozark
Los Angeles DodgersLAD16243321669118123.981211186335%Tom Lasorda
St. Louis CardinalsSTL16344601932132166.980161345228%Ken Boyer
Cincinnati RedsCIN16143211738124152.98091105533%John McNamara
Pittsburgh PiratesPIT16344801752134163.979101085233%Chuck Tanner
Montreal ExposMON16043421717131123.97941037743%Dick Williams
New York MetsNYM16344481768140168.978151368238%Joe Torre
Houston AstrosHOU16243431707138146.978181275028%Bill Virdon
San Diego PadresSDP16143591943141154.978121077642%Roger Craig
Chicago CubsCHC16243401902159163.97581236735%Joey Amalfitano and Herman Franks
San Francisco GiantsSFG16243081806163138.974171447635%Joe Altobelli and Dave Bristol
Atlanta BravesATL16042231781183139.970251814821%Bobby Cox
League Totals1942522802151516691783.978160148676634%

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.