1979 Major League Baseball Season
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1979 Major League Baseball Season

1979 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 4 - October 17, 1979
Number of games162
Number of teams26
TV partner(s)ABC, NBC, USA
Draft
Top draft pickAl Chambers
Picked bySeattle Mariners
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Don Baylor (CAL)
NL: Willie Stargell (PIT)
        Keith Hernandez (STL)
Postseason
AL championsBaltimore Orioles
  AL runners-upCalifornia Angels
NL championsPittsburgh Pirates
  NL runners-upCincinnati Reds
World Series
ChampionsPittsburgh Pirates
  Runners-upBaltimore Orioles
World Series MVPWillie Stargell (PIT)
MLB seasons

The 1979 Major League Baseball season. None of the post-season teams of 1977 or 1978 returned to this year's postseason. In a re-match of the 1971 World Series, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Baltimore Orioles in seven games in the 1979 World Series.

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
                 
East Baltimore 3  
West California 1  
    AL Baltimore 3
  NL Pittsburgh 4
East Pittsburgh 3
West Cincinnati 0  

Awards and honors

Baseball Hall of Fame

Regular Season Awards

Postseason Awards

Gold Glove Award

Statistical leaders

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Los Angeles Dodgers[1] 79 -16.8% 2,860,954 -14.5% 35,320
Philadelphia Phillies[2] 84 -6.7% 2,775,011 7.4% 34,259
New York Yankees[3] 89 -11.0% 2,537,765 8.6% 31,330
California Angels[4] 88 1.1% 2,523,575 43.8% 31,155
Cincinnati Reds[5] 90 -2.2% 2,356,933 -6.9% 29,462
Boston Red Sox[6] 91 -8.1% 2,353,114 1.4% 29,414
Kansas City Royals[7] 85 -7.6% 2,261,845 0.3% 27,924
Montreal Expos[8] 95 25.0% 2,102,173 47.3% 25,953
Milwaukee Brewers[9] 95 2.2% 1,918,343 19.8% 23,683
Houston Astros[10] 89 20.3% 1,900,312 68.7% 23,461
Baltimore Orioles[11] 102 13.3% 1,681,009 59.8% 21,279
Chicago Cubs[12] 80 1.3% 1,648,587 8.1% 20,353
Detroit Tigers[13] 85 -1.2% 1,630,929 -4.9% 20,387
St. Louis Cardinals[14] 86 24.6% 1,627,256 27.3% 19,845
Texas Rangers[15] 83 -4.6% 1,519,671 5.0% 18,761
San Diego Padres[16] 68 -19.0% 1,456,967 -12.8% 17,987
San Francisco Giants[17] 71 -20.2% 1,456,402 -16.3% 17,980
Pittsburgh Pirates[18] 98 11.4% 1,435,454 48.9% 17,722
Toronto Blue Jays[19] 53 -10.2% 1,431,651 -8.4% 17,675
Chicago White Sox[20] 73 2.8% 1,280,702 -14.1% 16,211
Minnesota Twins[21] 82 12.3% 1,070,521 35.9% 13,216
Cleveland Indians[22] 81 17.4% 1,011,644 26.4% 12,489
Seattle Mariners[23] 67 19.6% 844,447 -3.8% 10,425
New York Mets[24] 63 -4.5% 788,905 -21.7% 9,621
Atlanta Braves[25] 66 -4.3% 769,465 -14.9% 9,740
Oakland Athletics[26] 54 -21.7% 306,763 -41.8% 3,787

Events

January-April

May- August

September-December

Movies

Deaths

References

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