1979 National League Championship Series (NLCS)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds

Welcome to Sportspool.com's 1979 National League Championship Series online information database where the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Cincinnati Reds to win the 1979 National League Championship Series.

The 1979 National League Championship Series (NLCS), was the playoff round that Pittsburgh Pirates beat Cincinnati Reds to win the 1979 National League pennant. Pittsburgh Pirates advanced to play the winner of the 1979 American League Championship Series in the 1979 World Series

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1979 National League Championship Series (NLCS):
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds

Pittsburgh Pirates (98 - 64) vs Cincinnati Reds (90 - 71).
The Pittsburgh Pirates defeat Cincinnati Reds 3 games to 0.

1979 NLCS Game by Game Breakdown


1979 NLCS Game #1 Recap1979-10-02 at Riverfront Stadium with 55006 people in attendance.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9RunsHitsErrors
Cincinnati Reds0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0270
Pittsburgh Pirates0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35100

Pitchers for game 1 in the 1979 NLCS
CIN - Seaver, Hume (9), Tomlin (11)
PIT - Candelaria, Romo (8), Tekulve (8), Jackson (10), D. Robinson (11)
Home Runs in game 1 in the 1979 NLCS
CIN -Foster
PIT -Garner, Stargell


1979 NLCS Game #2 Recap1979-10-03 at Riverfront Stadium with 55000 people in attendance.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9RunsHitsErrors
Cincinnati Reds0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0280
Pittsburgh Pirates0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 13110

Pitchers for game 2 in the 1979 NLCS
CIN - Pastore, Tomlin (8), Hume (8), Bair (10)
PIT - Bibby, Jackson (8), Romo (8), Tekulve (8), Roberts (9), D. Robinson (9)
Home Runs in game 2 in the 1979 NLCS
CIN -
PIT -


1979 NLCS Game #3 Recap1979-10-05 at Three Rivers Stadium with 42240 people in attendance.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9RunsHitsErrors
Pittsburgh Pirates1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 X770
Cincinnati Reds0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0181

Pitchers for game 3 in the 1979 NLCS
PIT - Blyleven
CIN - LaCoss, Norman (2), Leibrandt (4), Soto (5), Tomlin (7), Hume (8)
Home Runs in game 3 in the 1979 NLCS
PIT -Stargell, Madlock
CIN -Bench