Season Information
Team Name
1978 Pittsburgh Pirates
National League
W-L Record
88-73 (.547)   GBL: -1.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 5 / 10
Runs For/Against
684 / 637   Diff: +47
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Brad Garnett (1-19)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1978 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNational LeagueEastMLB1618873.5471.56846374725964,10621Chuck TannerThree Rivers Stadiumdnq
1978Columbus ClippersInternational League-AAA1396178.43923.56936425177324,5101Johnny LiponCooper Stadiumdnq
1978Shreveport CaptainsTexas LeagueEasternAA1365581.40424556660-1044738,2098Steve DemeterSPAR Stadiumdnq
1978Salem PiratesCarolina League-A+1357263.53316617556613251,0062Jim MahoneySalem Municipal Stadiumdnq
1978Charleston PiratesWestern Carolinas-A1404793.33635.5501715-2146619,5366Bill ScriptureCollege Parkdnq
1978Gulf Coast PiratesGulf Coast League-Rk532132.39611193314-1216600Woody HuykePirate City Stadiumdnq
6 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Gibson AlbaPLL18MLBGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Alexander AriasPLL7AAAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Billy BaldwinOFLL27MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Rick BaldwinPLR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)SEA
    Angel BarezPRR17AACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Jim BibbyPRR33MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Bert BlylevenPRR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Randy BrandtOP-1BLL0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Juan BrayanOFBL0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Fred BreiningPRR22MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Doug BrittPRL20AACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Stanton BrownOFRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Jim BusbyOFLL24AAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John CandelariaPRL24MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Clay CarrollPRR37MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Bryan ClarkPLL21MLBCharleston Pirates (A)SEA
    Stu CliburnP-SSRR21AAAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Donald ClinePRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Phillip CyburtPLL0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis DavisPRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Robert DavisPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Larry DemeryPRR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Lance DoddPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave DraveckyPRL22MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeff EhmanPRR19RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Ricky EvansPRR22AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve FarrPRR21MLBSalem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Tim FloreyPRR0A-Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Timothy Ganch1BLL0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Carlos GarciaPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Marc GelinasPRR0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave HamiltonPLL30MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)SLN
    Al HollandPRL25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Randy HopkinsPLL25AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    John HueyPRR17AAGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Grant JacksonPBL35MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Luis JimenezPRR0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    James JohnstonPLR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Odell JonesPRR25MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bruce KisonPRR28MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jean-Pierre LeducPLR0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Bob LongPRR23MLBSalem Pirates (A+)---
    Brian LucasPLL0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Robert MazurOFRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Will McEnaneyPLL26MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    John McGuckinPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Kevin MeisticklePRR26AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Frank MiloszewskiPLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Bret Mitchell3BRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Ron MitchellOFRR26AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike NedeliskyP------0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Douglas NelsonPLL23AAAShreveport Captains (AA)KCA
    Roger NelsonPRR34MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Martin PachecoOFRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave PaganPRR28MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Sergio PeraltaPRR0AGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Angel PerezPRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Pascual PerezPRR21MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Rick PetersonPLL23AAASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Mike PillPRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Jeff PinkusPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Chuck PowellPRL18A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jerry ReussPLL29MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Dean RickPLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Don RobinsonPRR21MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)HOU
    Robert RockPRR0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Jim RookerPRL35MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Jeff RudolphC-3BRR20A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Floyd SaundersPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Brian SchwermanPRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Mickey ScottPLL30MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)BAL
    Rod ScurryPLL22MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Randy SealyPRR23AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Joseph SeaverIFRR22RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Rusty SheltonP-CLR19RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Michael ShoafPLL0ACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Thomas SiebertPRR0AGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    James SmithPRR0AAAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Richard StandartSSLR26AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    John StuperPRR21MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Randy TatePRR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Johnny TaylorPRL19AAACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Kent TekulvePRR31MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rafael VasquezPRR20MLBShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom WalkerPRR29MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Robert WeismillerPRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Eddie WhitsonPRR23MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Ben WiltbankPRR22AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Gary WitterPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    89 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached