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1979 San Francisco Giants season

1979 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco, California (since 1958)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bob Lurie
    General manager(s) Spec Richardson
    Manager(s) Joe Altobelli, Dave Bristol
    Local television KTVU
    (Lindsey Nelson, Gary Park)
    Local radio KNBR
    (Lindsey Nelson, Hank Greenwald)
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    The 1979 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 97th season in Major League Baseball, their 22nd season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 20th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fourth place in the National League West with an 71-91 record, 19½ games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 90 71 -- .559
    Houston Astros 89 73 1.5 .549
    Los Angeles Dodgers 79 83 11.5 .488
    San Francisco Giants 71 91 19.5 .438
    San Diego Padres 68 93 22 .422
    Atlanta Braves 66 94 23.5 .413

    Opening Day starters

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1979 San Francisco Giants
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    3B Evans, DarrellDarrell Evans 160 562 142 .253 17 70
    RF Clark, JackJack Clark 143 527 144 .273 26 86

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Hill, MarcMarc Hill 63 169 35 .207 3 15
    Andrews, RobRob Andrews 75 154 40 .260 2 13
    Sadek, MikeMike Sadek 63 126 30 .238 1 11
    Venable, MaxMax Venable 55 85 14 .165 0 3
    Tamargo, JohnJohn Tamargo 30 60 12 .200 2 6

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Blue, VidaVida Blue 34 237 14 14 5.01 138
    Curtis, JohnJohn Curtis 27 120.2 10 9 4.18 85

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Borbón, PedroPedro Borbón 30 4 3 3 4.89 26
    Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 5 0 0 0 0.00 0

    Awards and honors

    All-Stars

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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