Season Information
Team Name
1978 Pittsburgh Pirates
League
National League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
88-73 (.547)   GBL: -1.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 5 / 10
Runs For/Against
684 / 637   Diff: +47
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Brad Garnett (1-19)
Attendance
Attendance Rank
21
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1882-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1978-12-05Mario MendozaTraded by Pirates with Rafael Vasquez and Odell Jones to Mariners for Tom McMillan, Rick Jones and Enrique Romo.SS-3B5-11187RR1950-12-26Chihuahua,MX
1970-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1974-19821970-1983
1978-12-05Rafael VasquezTraded by Pirates with Mario Mendoza and Odell Jones to Mariners for Tom McMillan, Rick Jones and Enrique Romo.P6-0160RR1958-06-28La Romana,DR
1975-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1979-19791977-1981
1978-12-05Enrique RomoTraded by Mariners with Tom McMillan and Rick Jones to Pirates for Mario Mendoza, Rafael Vasquez and Odell Jones.P5-11185RR1947-07-15Santa Rosalia,MX
1977-  0-   0-SEA
MLB1977-19821966-1982
1978-12-05Rick JonesTraded by Mariners with Tom McMillan and Enrique Romo to Pirates for Mario Mendoza, Rafael Vasquez and Odell Jones.P-OF6-5190LL1955-04-16Jacksonville,FL
1973-  5- 113-BOS
MLB1976-19781976-1980
1978-12-05Tom McMillanTraded by Mariners with Rick Jones and Enrique Romo to Pirates for Mario Mendoza, Rafael Vasquez and Odell Jones.SS-2B5-9165RR1951-09-13Richmond,VA
1973-  2-  29-CLE
MLB1977-19771977-1979
1978-12-05Odell JonesTraded by Pirates with Mario Mendoza and Rafael Vasquez to Mariners for Tom McMillan, Rick Jones and Enrique Romo.P6-3175RR1953-01-13Tulare,CA
1971-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1975-19881972-1992
1978-11-06Dave MayReleased by Pirates.OF-DH5-10186LR1943-12-23New Castle,DE
1961-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1967-19781962-1978
1978-10-27Mike EaslerPurchased by Red Sox from Pirates.OF-DH6-1196LR1950-11-29Cleveland,OH
1969- 14- 314-HOU
MLB1973-19871969-1988
1978-10-23Will McEnaneyReleased by Pirates.P6-0180LL1952-02-14Springfield,OH
1970-  8- 188-CIN
MLB1974-19791974-1985
1978-10-17Clay CarrollReleased by Pirates.P6-1200RR1941-05-02Clanton,AL
1961-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1964-19781961-1979
1978-09-25Gene PentzSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.P6-1200RR1953-06-21Johnstown,PA
1971-  7- 159-DET
MLB1975-19781975-1981
1978-09-22Cito GastonPurchased by Pirates from Braves.OF-1B6-4210RR1944-03-17San Antonio,TX
1964-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1967-19781964-1978
1978-09-13Dave MayPurchased by Pirates from Brewers.OF-DH5-10186LR1943-12-23New Castle,DE
1961-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1967-19781962-1978
1978-09-01Matt AlexanderSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.OF-3B5-11169BR1947-01-30Shreveport,LA
1968-  2-  35-CHN
MLB1973-19811968-1981
1978-07-01Gibson AlbaReleased by Pirates.P6-2160LL1960-01-18Santiago,DR
1976-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1988-19881977-1991
1978-06-30Kim AllenReleased by Pirates.2B-OF5-11175RR1953-04-05Fontana,CA
1975-  0-   0-CAL
MLB1980-19811975-1981
1978-06-12Bryan ClarkPurchased by Mariners from Pirates.P6-2185LL1956-07-12Madera,CA
1974- 10- 227-PIT
MLB1981-19901974-1990
1978-06-05Fernando GonzalezClaimed on waivers by Padres from Pirates.2B-3B5-10170RR1950-06-19Arecibo,PR
1968-  0-   0-SE1
MLB1972-19791969-1984
1978-06-02Kim AllenPurchased by Pirates from Angels.2B-OF5-11175RR1953-04-05Fontana,CA
1975-  0-   0-CAL
MLB1980-19811975-1981
1978-06-01Jim FregosiReleased by Pirates.SS-1B6-1190RR1942-04-04San Francisco,CA
1960-  0-   0-BOS
MLB1961-19781961-1978
1978-05-28Dave HamiltonPurchased by Pirates from Cardinals.P6-0190LL1947-12-13Seattle,WA
1966-  5-  82-KC1
MLB1972-19801966-1981
1978-04-09Roric HarrisonReleased by Pirates.P6-3195RR1946-09-20Los Angeles,CA
1965-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1972-19781965-1978
1978-04-07Mike EdwardsTraded by Pirates with Elias Sosa and Miguel Dilone to Athletics for Manny Sanguillen.2B-SS5-10154RR1952-08-27Fort Lewis,WA
1974-  7- 155-PIT
MLB1977-19801974-1980
1978-04-04Steve BryeSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.OF-DH6-0190RR1949-02-04Alameda,CA
1967-  1-  17-MIN
MLB1970-19781967-1979
1978-04-04Manny SanguillenTraded by Athletics to Pirates for Mike Edwards, Elias Sosa and Miguel Dilone.C-OF6-0193RR1944-03-21Colon,PN
1964-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1967-19801965-1980
1978-04-04Miguel DiloneTraded by Pirates with Mike Edwards and Elias Sosa to Athletics for Manny Sanguillen.OF-DH6-0160BR1954-11-01Santiago,DR
1972-  0-   0-PIT
MLB1974-19851972-1985
1978-04-04Elias SosaTraded by Pirates with Mike Edwards and Miguel Dilone to Athletics for Manny Sanguillen.P6-2190RR1950-06-10La Vega,DR
1968-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1972-19831968-1987
1978-04-01Clay CarrollSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.P6-1200RR1941-05-02Clanton,AL
1961-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1964-19781961-1979
1978-03-31Larry DemeryReturned from waivers to Pirates.P6-0170RR1953-06-04Bakersfield,CA
1972-  7- 107-PIT
MLB1974-19771974-1980
1978-03-30Jim FullerTraded by Astros to Pirates for Dave Augustine.OF-1B6-3215RR1950-11-28Bethesda,MD
1970-  2-  41-BAL
MLB1973-19771973-1978
1978-03-30Roric HarrisonSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.P6-3195RR1946-09-20Los Angeles,CA
1965-  0-   0-HOU
MLB1972-19781965-1978
1978-03-30Dave AugustineTraded by Pirates to Astros for Jim Fuller.OF-3B6-2174RR1949-11-28Follansbee,WV
1968- 33- 729-CLE
MLB1973-19741973-1983
1978-03-29Will McEnaneyTraded by Expos to Pirates for Tim Jones.P6-0180LL1952-02-14Springfield,OH
1970-  8- 188-CIN
MLB1974-19791974-1985
1978-03-29Tim JonesTraded by Pirates to Expos for Will McEnaney.P6-5220BR1954-01-24Sacramento,CA
1972-  4-  95-PIT
MLB1977-19771977-1978
1978-03-27Larry DemeryClaimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Pirates.P6-0170RR1953-06-04Bakersfield,CA
1972-  7- 107-PIT
MLB1974-19771974-1980
1978-03-18Carl MortonReleased by Pirates.P6-0200RR1944-01-18Kansas City,MO
1964-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1969-19761965-1977
1978-03-15Jim BibbySigned as Free Agent by Pirates.P-DH6-5235RR1944-10-29Franklinton,NC
1965-  0-   0-NYN
MLB1972-19841965-1984
1978-03-02Jerry HairstonPurchased by Durango (Mexican) from Pirates.OF-DH5-10190BR1952-02-16Birmingham,AL
1970-  3-  54-CHA
MLB1973-19891970-1989
1978-01-31Elias SosaPurchased by Pirates from Dodgers.P6-2190RR1950-06-10La Vega,DR
1968-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1972-19831968-1987
1978-01-01Carl MortonSigned as Free Agent by Pirates.P6-0200RR1944-01-18Kansas City,MO
1964-  0-   0-MLN
MLB1969-19761965-1977
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system