1979 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason
Series Result MVP
World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates (4) over Baltimore Orioles (3) Willie Stargell
NLCS: Pittsburgh Pirates (3) over Cincinnati Reds (0) Willie Stargell
ALCS: Baltimore Orioles (3) over California Angels (0)

National League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 .605 48-33 50-31
Montreal Expos 95 65 .594 2 56-25 39-40
St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 12 42-39 44-37
Philadelphia Phillies 84 78 .519 14 43-38 41-40
Chicago Cubs 80 82 .494 18 45-36 35-46
New York Mets 63 99 .389 35 28-53 35-46
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 90 71 .559 48-32 42-39
Houston Astros 89 73 .549 1.5 52-29 37-44
Los Angeles Dodgers 79 83 .488 11.5 46-35 33-48
San Francisco Giants 71 91 .438 19.5 38-43 33-48
San Diego Padres 68 93 .422 22 39-42 29-51
Atlanta Braves 66 94 .413 23.5 34-45 32-49

National League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Keith Hernandez
Willie Stargell
Cy Young Bruce Sutter
Rookie of the Year Rick Sutcliffe
Reliever of the Year Bruce Sutter
American League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 102 57 .642 55-24 47-33
Milwaukee Brewers 95 66 .59 8 52-29 43-37
Boston Red Sox 91 69 .569 11.5 51-29 40-40
New York Yankees 89 71 .556 13.5 51-30 38-41
Detroit Tigers 85 76 .528 18 46-34 39-42
Cleveland Indians 81 80 .503 22 47-34 34-46
Toronto Blue Jays 53 109 .327 5.5 32-49 21-60
West W L PCT GB Home Road
California Angels 88 74 .543 49-32 39-42
Kansas City Royals 85 77 .525 3 46-35 39-42
Texas Rangers 83 79 .512 5 44-37 39-42
Minnesota Twins 82 80 .506 6 39-42 43-38
Chicago White Sox 73 87 .456 14 33-46 40-41
Seattle Mariners 67 95 .414 21 36-45 31-50
Oakland Athletics 54 108 .333 34 31-50 23-58

American League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Don Baylor
Cy Young Mike Flanagan
Rookie of the Year John Castino
Alfredo Griffin
Reliever of the Year Jim Kern
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