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Pittsburgh Pirates

1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 98-64
Finished 1st in the NL's East Division

Won World Series

Manager: Chuck Tanner (98-64)

1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the season with a record of 98 wins and 64 losses, finishing first in the NL's East Division. Chuck Tanner served as manager. The 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 775
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 643

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1979 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 7, 1979 Montreal Expos 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 8, 1979 Montreal Expos 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 1-2 0-0 1-2
April 10, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 1-2 0-1 1-3
April 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 1-2 0-2 1-4
April 12, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 2-2 0-2 2-4
April 13, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 3-2 0-2 3-4
April 14, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 4-2 0-2 4-4
April 15, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 4-3 0-2 4-5
April 17, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 13 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 4-4 0-2 4-6
April 18, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 4-5 0-2 4-7
April 20, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 4-5 0-3 4-8
April 21, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 4-5 0-4 4-9
April 22, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Houston Astros 3 L 4-5 0-5 4-10
April 24, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 4-5 1-5 5-10
April 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 4-5 2-5 6-10
April 27, 1979 Houston Astros 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 L 4-6 2-5 6-11
April 29, 1979 Houston Astros 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 5-6 2-5 7-11
May 1, 1979 Atlanta Braves 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 5-7 2-5 7-12
May 2, 1979 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 6-7 2-5 8-12
May 4, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 6-7 2-6 8-13
May 5, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 6-7 3-6 9-13
May 6, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 6-7 3-7 9-14
May 7, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 6-7 4-7 10-14
May 8, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 6-7 4-8 10-15
May 9, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 17 at Atlanta Braves 9 W 6-7 5-8 11-15
May 11, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 6-8 5-8 11-16
May 12, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 7-8 5-8 12-16
May 13, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 7-9 5-8 12-17
May 15, 1979 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 7-10 5-8 12-18
May 16, 1979 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 8-10 5-8 13-18
May 17, 1979 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 9-10 5-8 14-18
May 18, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 9-10 6-8 15-18
May 19, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 0 W 9-10 7-8 16-18
May 20, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 9-10 8-8 17-18
May 21, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Montreal Expos 2 W 9-10 9-8 18-18
May 22, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 6 L 9-10 9-9 18-19
May 23, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Montreal Expos 3 L 9-10 9-10 18-20
May 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 3 9-10 9-10 18-20
May 26, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at New York Mets 10 L 9-10 9-11 18-21
May 27, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 9-10 10-11 19-21
May 28, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 1 W 9-10 11-11 20-21
May 29, 1979 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 10-10 11-11 21-21
May 30, 1979 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 11-10 11-11 22-21
May 31, 1979 Chicago Cubs 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 12-10 11-11 23-21
June 1, 1979 San Diego Padres 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 13-10 11-11 24-21
June 2, 1979 San Diego Padres 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 13-11 11-11 24-22
June 3, 1979 San Diego Padres 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 14-11 11-11 25-22
June 4, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 14-12 11-11 25-23
June 5, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 15-12 11-11 26-23
June 6, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 16-12 11-11 27-23
June 8, 1979 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 17-12 11-11 28-23
June 9, 1979 San Francisco Giants 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 17-13 11-11 28-24
June 10, 1979 San Francisco Giants 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 17-14 11-11 28-25
June 12, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Diego Padres 6 L 17-14 11-12 28-26
June 13, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Diego Padres 3 L 17-14 11-13 28-27
June 14, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 17-14 11-14 28-28
June 15, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 17-14 12-14 29-28
June 16, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 17-14 13-14 30-28
June 17, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 17-14 14-14 31-28
June 19, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 17-14 15-14 32-28
June 20, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at San Francisco Giants 5 W 17-14 16-14 33-28
June 22, 1979 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 18-14 16-14 34-28
June 23, 1979 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 18-15 16-14 34-29
June 24, 1979 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 18-16 16-14 34-30
June 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at New York Mets 1 W 18-16 17-14 35-30
June 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Mets 4 L 18-16 17-15 35-31
June 26, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 18-16 18-15 36-31
June 27, 1979 New York Mets 12 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 18-17 18-15 36-32
June 28, 1979 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 18-18 18-15 36-33
June 29, 1979 Montreal Expos 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 19-18 18-15 37-33
June 30, 1979 Montreal Expos 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 19-19 18-15 37-34
July 2, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 19-19 19-15 38-34
July 3, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 19-19 20-15 39-34
July 4, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 19-19 21-15 40-34
July 5, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 L 19-19 21-16 40-35
July 6, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 19-19 21-17 40-36
July 7, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 19-19 21-18 40-37
July 8, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 19-19 21-19 40-38
July 8, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 19-19 22-19 41-38
July 10, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 3 W 19-19 23-19 42-38
July 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Houston Astros 1 W 19-19 24-19 43-38
July 12, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Houston Astros 3 W 19-19 25-19 44-38
July 13, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 13 L 19-19 25-20 44-39
July 14, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 19-19 26-20 45-39
July 15, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 19-19 27-20 46-39
July 19, 1979 Houston Astros 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 20-19 27-20 47-39
July 19, 1979 Houston Astros 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 21-19 27-20 48-39
July 20, 1979 Houston Astros 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 22-19 27-20 49-39
July 21, 1979 Houston Astros 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 23-19 27-20 50-39
July 22, 1979 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 24-19 27-20 51-39
July 22, 1979 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 25-19 27-20 52-39
July 23, 1979 Atlanta Braves 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 26-19 27-20 53-39
July 23, 1979 Atlanta Braves 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 26-20 27-20 53-40
July 24, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 26-21 27-20 53-41
July 25, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 26-22 27-20 53-42
July 26, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 L 26-23 27-20 53-43
July 27, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Montreal Expos 4 W 26-23 28-20 54-43
July 27, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Montreal Expos 1 W 26-23 29-20 55-43
July 28, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Montreal Expos 3 W 26-23 30-20 56-43
July 29, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 5 L 26-23 30-21 56-44
July 30, 1979 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 27-23 30-21 57-44
July 31, 1979 New York Mets 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 27-24 30-21 57-45
August 1, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 28-24 30-21 58-45
August 2, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 28-25 30-21 58-46
August 3, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 29-25 30-21 59-46
August 3, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 30-25 30-21 60-46
August 4, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 31-25 30-21 61-46
August 5, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 12 W 32-25 30-21 62-46
August 5, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 33-25 30-21 63-46
August 7, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 15 L 33-25 30-22 63-47
August 8, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 33-25 31-22 64-47
August 9, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 11 L 33-25 31-23 64-48
August 10, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 33-25 31-24 64-49
August 10, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 33-25 32-24 65-49
August 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 at Philadelphia Phillies 11 W 33-25 33-24 66-49
August 13, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 33-25 34-24 67-49
August 14, 1979 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 34-25 34-24 68-49
August 15, 1979 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 35-25 34-24 69-49
August 16, 1979 San Diego Padres 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 36-25 34-24 70-49
August 17, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 36-26 34-24 70-50
August 18, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 36-27 34-24 70-51
August 19, 1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 37-27 34-24 71-51
August 20, 1979 San Francisco Giants 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 38-27 34-24 72-51
August 21, 1979 San Francisco Giants 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 38-28 34-24 72-52
August 22, 1979 San Francisco Giants 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 39-28 34-24 73-52
August 24, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Diego Padres 3 L 39-28 34-25 73-53
August 25, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Diego Padres 3 W 39-28 35-25 74-53
August 26, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at San Diego Padres 2 W 39-28 36-25 75-53
August 27, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 39-28 36-26 75-54
August 28, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 39-28 37-26 76-54
August 29, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 39-28 38-26 77-54
August 31, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 39-28 39-26 78-54
September 1, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at San Francisco Giants 3 W 39-28 40-26 79-54
September 1, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 39-28 41-26 80-54
September 2, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at San Francisco Giants 3 W 39-28 42-26 81-54
September 3, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 39-29 42-26 81-55
September 3, 1979 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 40-29 42-26 82-55
September 5, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 40-29 43-26 83-55
September 6, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 40-29 43-27 83-56
September 7, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 4 W 40-29 44-27 84-56
September 8, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 3 L 40-29 44-28 84-57
September 9, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at New York Mets 5 W 40-29 45-28 85-57
September 11, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 41-29 45-28 86-57
September 12, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 42-29 45-28 87-57
September 15, 1979 New York Mets 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 43-29 45-28 88-57
September 16, 1979 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 43-30 45-28 88-58
September 17, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Montreal Expos 1 W 43-30 46-28 89-58
September 18, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Montreal Expos 3 W 43-30 47-28 90-58
September 19, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 W 43-30 48-28 91-58
September 19, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 43-30 48-29 91-59
September 20, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 43-30 48-30 91-60
September 21, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 43-30 48-31 91-61
September 22, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 43-30 49-31 92-61
September 23, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 0 W 43-30 50-31 93-61
September 24, 1979 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 44-30 50-31 94-61
September 24, 1979 Montreal Expos 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 44-31 50-31 94-62
September 25, 1979 Montreal Expos 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 45-31 50-31 95-62
September 26, 1979 Montreal Expos 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 46-31 50-31 96-62
September 27, 1979 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 46-32 50-31 96-63
September 28, 1979 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 47-32 50-31 97-63
September 29, 1979 Chicago Cubs 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 47-33 50-31 97-64
September 30, 1979 Chicago Cubs 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 48-33 50-31 98-64
October 2, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 0-0 1-0 1-0 League Championship Series
October 3, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 0-0 2-0 2-0 League Championship Series
October 5, 1979 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 1-0 2-0 3-0 League Championship Series
October 10, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 1-0 2-1 3-1 World Series
October 11, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 1-0 3-1 4-1 World Series
October 12, 1979 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 1-1 3-1 4-2 World Series
October 13, 1979 Baltimore Orioles 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 1-2 3-1 4-3 World Series
October 14, 1979 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 2-2 3-1 5-3 World Series
October 16, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Baltimore Orioles 0 W 2-2 4-1 6-3 World Series
October 17, 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 2-2 5-1 7-3 World Series


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