Season Information
Team Name
1978 Chicago Cubs
National League
W-L Record
79-83 (.488)   GBL: -11
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 7 / 15
Runs For/Against
664 / 724   Diff: -60
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Bill Hayes (1-13)
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
1978Chicago CubsNational LeagueEastMLB1627983.48811664724-60371,525,31113Herman FranksWrigley Fielddnq
1978Wichita AerosAmerican AssociationWestAAA1355877.4300615768-15318150,8404Harry DunlopLawrence-Dumont Stadiumdnq
1978Midland CubsTexas LeagueWesternAA1357065.51910782753293586,0803Jim SaulCubs Stadiumdnq
1978Pompano Beach CubsFlorida State LeagueSouthernA+1417269.511462061283724,6319Jack HiattPompano Beach Municipal Stadiumdnq
1978Geneva CubsNew York-Penn LeagueWrigleyA-715120.71805593382211230,6456Bob HartsfieldMcDonough ParkLeague Champions
1978Gulf Coast CubsGulf Coast League-Rk543024.5562.5214263-493300Randy Hundley---dnq
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 Chicago Cubs

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Kirk AadlandOFRR19RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Jerome AhlertSSRR20AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Jeff Albert3BRR22AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Jesus AlfaroIFRR19AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Michael AllenPRR23AAAMidland Cubs (AA)HOU
    Larry AndersonPRR25MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Jeff AndrewsPRR19A+Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Juan AraujoOFLL19RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Richard AspenieiterPRR21A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike AvallonePRR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John Bargfeldt1B-OFLR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Miguel BarretoPRR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Calvin BealPRR23AAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Larry Berkery1B-PLL21RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Larry BiittnerOF-1BLL32MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Tim BlackwellCBR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Paul BrownleeSSRR22RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bill Buckner1B-OFLL28MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Jim BucknerOFLL0AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Ray BurrisPRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Tom ButlerPBL22AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Roberto CabreraC------0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Tim CarrollOFRR20AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bill CaudillPRR21MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Norm ChurchillPRL20AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Randy ClarkPRR18AAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Robert ClarkPLL20AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Gene ClinesOFRR31MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Joey ColePRR19AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Bruce ComptonOFBR19AGeneva Cubs (A-), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Larry CoxCRR30MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Hector CruzOF-3BRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)SFN
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ron DavisPRR22MLBMidland Cubs (AA)NYA, NYA
    Steve Davis2B-3BRR24MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Dennis DeBarrPLL25MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)CLE
    Ivan DeJesusSSRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Johnny DeLaCruzCRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mark DeutschPLL21RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike Diaz1B-OFRR18MLBGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Jeff Doyle2BBR21MLBPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Kevin DrurySSRR21AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bill EarleyPRL22MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Red EbersoleOFRR21RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Billy EversCRR24AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave FaleyPRR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Javier Fierro3BRR23AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Jesus FigueroaOFLL21MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Woodie FrymanPRL38MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)MON, MON
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike GatlinSSRR25AAAMidland Cubs (AA)MIN
    Dave GeiselPLL23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Mark GilbertOFBR21MLBGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Mike GodleyOFBR22AGeneva Cubs (A-), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike GordonCBR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Eric GormanPLL18RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Eric Grandy1B-OFRR23AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Lawrence GrooverPBL0AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Greg GrossOFLL25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Duane GustavsonCRR23AAAMidland Cubs (AA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)HOU
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mel HallLF-OFLL17MLBGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Jeff HardySSLR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Stephen HarteryPLL22A-Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    John Hartin1B-OFRR23AAMidland Cubs (AA), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bill HayesCRR20MLBPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Richard HerendeenPLL0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Joe HernandezOFRL25AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Willie HernandezPLL23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Joe Hicks1BRR20AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Gordon Hodgson3BRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Ken HoltzmanPRL32MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)NYA
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Al JavierOFRR24MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Davey Johnson2BRR35MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)PHI
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael KarabinCRR21RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Greg KeatleyCRR24AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Mick KelleherSS-3BRR30MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Dave KingmanOF-1BRR29MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Kevin KirbyPRR22RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bubba KizerSSRR21AGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Craig Kornfeld2B-SSRR20AAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Gene Krug1BLL23MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Mike KrukowPRR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis LampPRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Jack LedbetterPRR21AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Buddy LowePRR19A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Clifford MackeyPLL0RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Steve Macko2B-3BLR23MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Buddy MaherPRR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike MartinPLL26AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)LAN, LAN
    Randy MartzPLR22MLBWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Ted MayCLR19AAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Joe McClainP-1BRR22AAAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Richard McClurePRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Douglas McCrackenOFLR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Lynn McGlothenPLR28MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)SFN, SFN
    Rudy MeoliSS-3BLR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    James Messmer3BRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    James MitchellSSLL0AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Edwin MohrOFRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Donnie MoorePLR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    William MorganOFRR19AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Andrew MuhlstockPRR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Bobby MurcerOFLR32MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Miguel Nava1B-PLL0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Alex NegronPRR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve Ontiveros3BBR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Dave OverstreetPBR25AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Karl Pagel1BLL23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Albert PaglionePRR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Mark ParkerPLR22AAAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Tony Pepper1BLR25AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    John PinakidisIFRR17RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Gerry PirtlePRR30MLBWichita Aeros (AAA)MON
    Wilfred PuentesOFRR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Ed PutmanC-1BRR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave RaderCLR29MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Aaron Randall1B-OFBL0AAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Paul ReuschelPRR31MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)CLE
    Rick ReuschelPRR29MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Dusty RhodesPRR22A-Geneva Cubs (A-), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    George RileyPLL21MLBWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Dave RobertsPLL33MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)SDN
    Chuck RogersPLR24AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Wayne RohlfingOFRR21AAAGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Dan Rohn2B-3BLR22MLBPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Brian RosinskiOFLR21AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Bill RossOFRR19A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Philip RossiSSLR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rodney Scott2B-SSBR24MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Herman SegelkePRR20MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Kurt Seibert2BBR22MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Mike Sember3BRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Manny SeoanePRR23MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Michael ShepstonCRR21AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Lee SmithPRR20MLBMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Carl SpikesOFLR22A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Thomas SpinoPRR19AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Joseph StethersPRL21A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    David StockstillOFLR20AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    John StockstillSSRR18AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Bruce SutterPRR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Felix SwaggertyPRR18A+Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael TaylorPRR20A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Charles TewellPRL0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Scot ThompsonOF-1BLL22MLBChicago Cubs (MLB), Wichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Jim TracyOFLR22MLBMidland Cubs (AA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Ted TrevinoCRR20AAGeneva Cubs (A-)---
    Manny Trillo2BRR27MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)---
    Robert TriplettCRR19A-Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Mike TurgeonSSBR22AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+), Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Darrell TurnerPRR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Midland Cubs (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jackie UheyPBR0AAAMidland Cubs (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike VailOFRR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)CLE
    Mark VajiOFRL17A+Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Vincent ValentiniPRR22AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Cornelius VanZutphenPRR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Steve VerbanOF-2BLR0A+Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Steve ViskasPRR18AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Andrew Walker3B-OFRR20AGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    Joe WallisOFBR26MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)OAK
    Louis WhetstonePLL20A-Geneva Cubs (A-)---
    Jerry WhiteOFBR25MLBChicago Cubs (MLB)MON
    Byron WilkersonPBR23AAAWichita Aeros (AAA), Pompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Todd Winterfeldt3BRR21AAAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Michael WrightPRR19AAPompano Beach Cubs (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeffrey YoungbauerOFLR24AAAWichita Aeros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Larry Zerante1BRR22RkGulf Coast Cubs (Rk)---
    165 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