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
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
Finals 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.

Regular season standings

Postseason

Bracket

  League Championship Series
NBC
World Series
ABC
                 
East Baltimore 3  
West California 1  
    AL Baltimore 3
  NL Pittsburgh 4
East Pittsburgh 3
West Cincinnati 0  

League Championship Series

American League

National League

World Series

Awards and honors

Baseball Hall of Fame

Regular Season Awards

Postseason Awards

Gold Glove Award

Statistical leaders

Events

January-April

May- August

September-December

Movies

Deaths

External links

References

  1. ^ "April 4, 2001: Hideo Nomo joins elite company with no-hitters in both leagues". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
  3. ^ "Three-Pitch Inning". goldenrankings.com. Retrieved 2014.

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