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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.

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

Contents

Regular season standingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

BracketEdit

  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 SeriesEdit

American LeagueEdit

National LeagueEdit

World SeriesEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

EventsEdit

January–AprilEdit

May- AugustEdit

September–DecemberEdit

MoviesEdit

DeathsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
  2. ^ "Three-Pitch Inning". goldenrankings.com. Retrieved November 29, 2014.