Did the Pirates win the 1979 World Series?

On Oct. 17, 1979, Stargell hammered a two-run homer off Baltimore’s Scott McGregor in the sixth inning of Game 7, erasing a 1-0 Orioles lead. The Pirates went on to win the game 4-1, capturing the World Series title.

Who won the MLB MVP in 1979?

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 Major League Baseball season.

1979 MLB season
Season MVP AL: Don Baylor (CAL) NL: Willie Stargell (PIT) Keith Hernandez (STL)
AL champions Baltimore Orioles
AL runners-up California Angels

What 2 teams played in the World Series 1979?

The 1979 World Series matched the National League’s Pittsburgh Pirates (98-64) against the American League’s Baltimore Orioles (102-57), with the Pirates coming back from a 3 games to 1 deficit to win the Series in seven games.

When did Pittsburgh win the World Series?

19794-3 – Baltimore Orioles
19714-3 – Baltimore Orioles19604-3 – New York Yankees19254-3 – Washington Senators19094-3 – Detroit Tigers
Pittsburgh Pirates/World Series championships
Pittsburgh Pirates, American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sometimes referred to as the “Bucs,” the Pirates are among the oldest teams in baseball and have won the World Series five times (1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, and 1979).

Did the New York Yankees win the World Series in 1979?

The team finished with a record of 89–71, finishing fourth in the American League East, 13.5 games behind the Baltimore Orioles, ending the Yankees’ three-year domination of the AL East….1979 New York Yankees season.

1979 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Local television WPIX SportsChannel NY (Phil Rizzuto, Frank Messer, Bill White)

Who won the 1978 World Series?

New York Yankees1978 World Series / Champion

How many Gold Gloves did Keith Hernandez win?

11 Gold Gloves
Widely regarded as the best defensive first baseman in MLB history, Keith Hernandez won 11 Gold Gloves across his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets, winning a World Series with both clubs.

What team was Honus Wagner on?

Pittsburgh PiratesHonus Wagner / All teams

Who won the World Series 1978?

What does the C stand for on the Pittsburgh Pirates hats?

Logo History. 1900–1907: The team’s original logo is a navy “P” in an odd font – curved, yet pointed. 1908–1909: The “P” changes to a navy “B” with the letters “P” and “C” intersecting, standing for the Pittsburgh Baseball Club.

Who won the 1976 World Series?

Cincinnati Reds1976 World Series / Champion