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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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)
Glossary:
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)---
    Matt AlexanderOF-3BBR31MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Kim Allen2B-OFRR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)CAL
    Alexander AriasPLL7AAAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Jerry AubinOFRR17A+Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Benny AyalaOFRR27MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)SLN
    B
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Billy BaldwinOFLL27MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Rick BaldwinPLR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)SEA
    Angel BarezPRR17AACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Michael Barnes2BLR0AACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Carmelo Bastian1BRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dale BerraSS-3BRR21MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Jim BibbyPRR33MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Bert BlylevenPRR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Dorian Boyland1BLL23MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Jimmy Brady2B-SSRR26AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Randy BrandtOP-1BLL0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Juan BrayanOFBL0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Fred BreiningPRR22MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Ruben BritoC-2BRR0ACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Doug BrittPRL20AACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Stanton BrownOFRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Steve BryeOFRR29MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Tom BurkeOF-IFRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)CLE
    Jim BusbyOFLL24AAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    C
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John CandelariaPRL24MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Clay CarrollPRR37MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Rafael CespedesPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Bryan ClarkPLL21MLBCharleston Pirates (A)SEA
    Casey ClarkOFRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Stu CliburnP-SSRR21AAAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Donald ClinePRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Eugenio CotesOFRR26AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Pablo CruzIFRR31AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Ponciano Cruz2B-SSRR23AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Phillip CyburtPLL0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    D
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dennis DavisPRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Robert DavisPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Bienvenido De La RosaOFLL0AASalem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    John Dean3BLR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Juan DelizaSSRR22AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Larry DemeryPRR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Todd DenbyIFRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Lance DoddPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave DraveckyPRL22MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Jeffrey Dunn2BLR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Pedro DuyarSSRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Duffy DyerCRR32MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    E
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike EaslerOFLR27MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Jeff EhmanPRR19RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Ricky EvansPRR22AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    F
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve FarrPRR21MLBSalem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Richard FedericiOF-1BLL19AACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Gregorio FelicianoOFRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Mike Fiore1BLL33MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    James FioriCRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Tim FloreyPRR0A-Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Stan FloydCRR25A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Jim FregosiSSRR36MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Doug FrobelOFLR19MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Jim FullerOFRR27MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)KCA
    G
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jerald GainesOFRR26A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Timothy Ganch1BLL0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Carlos GarciaPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Phil Garner2B-3BRR29MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Cito GastonOFRR34MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)ATL
    Marc GelinasPRR0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Gene GentileOFLL19AAACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Fernando Gonzalez2B-3BRR28MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)SDN
    H
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Wesley HairOFLR0A+Charleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave HamiltonPLL30MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)SLN, SLN
    Gary HargisHRR21AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Wendell HibbettOF-1BRL23ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    George HillOFLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Brent Hillenga1BLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Al HollandPRL25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Randy HopkinsPLL25AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Gary HoyleCBR21RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    John HueyPRR17AAGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    I
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Pedro IthierIFRR22AAAShreveport Captains (AA)SEA
    J
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Grant JacksonPBL35MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Jose JimenezPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Luis JimenezPRR0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Donald JohnsonPLL0A+Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    James JohnstonPLR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Dennis JonesOFRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Odell JonesPRR25MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    K
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    James Kidder2BRR24AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Bruce KisonPRR28MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    L
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rick Lancellotti1B-OFLL21MLBSalem Pirates (A+)---
    Manny LantiguaCRR26AAAShreveport Captains (AA)NYN
    Vance Law3B-2BRR21MLBSalem Pirates (A+), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Jean-Pierre LeducPLR0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Allen LeechSSRR0A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Larry LittletonOFRR24MLBShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Alberto LoisOFRR22MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Bob LongPRR23MLBSalem Pirates (A+)---
    Brian LucasPLL0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Edward LynchCLR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    M
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John MacAuley2BBR0AAACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Kevin MacDonald3BRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Ken Macha3B-1BRR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Victor MartePRR0MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Justo Massaro1BLL0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave MayOFLR34MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)MIL
    Robert MazurOFRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Jerry McDonaldOFLR0AAASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Will McEnaneyPLL26MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    John McGuckinPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Kevin MeisticklePRR26AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Mario MendozaSSRR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Tony MerullaCLR18AACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    John Milner1B-OFLL28MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Frank MiloszewskiPLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+), Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Bret Mitchell3BRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Ron MitchellOFRR26AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Norberto Molina2BRR0AAAGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Omar MorenoOFLL25MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    N
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike NedeliskyP------0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Douglas NelsonPLL23AAAShreveport Captains (AA)KCA, KCA
    Roger NelsonPRR34MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Anthony NicelyOFRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Steve NicosiaCRR21MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    O
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Oswaldo OlivaresOFLL23AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Junior OrtizCRR18MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Leonardo OrtizC-OFRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Ed OttCLR26MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    P
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Martin PachecoOFRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Dave PaganPRR28MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Dave ParkerOFLR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Robert Parsons2BRR0A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Tony PenaCRR21MLBShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Sergio PeraltaPRR0AGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Angel PerezPRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Louisinio PerezOF------0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Pascual PerezPRR21MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Rick PetersonPLL23AAASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Mike PillPRR0ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Charles PinkneyOFRR22A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Jeff PinkusPRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Chuck PowellPRL18A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    R
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jerry ReussPLL29MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Wascar Reyes2BRR0A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    Marc RheaSSRR27AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Lee RichardSS-3BRR29MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)CHA
    Dean RickPLL0A+Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Carlos RiosSSRR18AAACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Bill RobinsonOFRR35MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Don RobinsonPRR21MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)HOU
    Robert RockPRR0AASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Felix RodriguezOFLL0AAShreveport Captains (AA)MON
    Jose RodriguezOFRR19AAACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Jim RookerPRL35MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Pat RubinoCRR20ACharleston Pirates (A)---
    Jeff RudolphC-3BRR20A+Charleston Pirates (A)---
    S
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Harry SaferightCLR29AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Luis Salazar3BRR22MLBSalem Pirates (A+)---
    Manny SanguillenCRR34MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    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)---
    Tom ShopayOFLR33MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Thomas SiebertPRR0AGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    James SmithPRR0AAAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Richard StandartSSLR26AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Willie StargellOF-1BLL38MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Rennie Stennett2BRR27MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    John StuperPRR21MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Juan SuazoCRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    T
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Randy TatePRR25MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA), Shreveport Captains (AA)---
    Frank TaverasSSRR28MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Johnny TaylorPRL19AAACharleston Pirates (A), Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Kent TekulvePRR31MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)---
    Alfredo TorresCRR20AAASalem Pirates (A+)---
    V
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chick Valley1B-PBL22AAASalem Pirates (A+)---
    Hedi Vargas1BRR19MLBCharleston Pirates (A)---
    Rafael VasquezPRR20MLBShreveport Captains (AA)---
    W
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Tom WalkerPRR29MLBColumbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Dick Walterhouse2BLR0AAAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Robert WeismillerPRR0AAShreveport Captains (AA)---
    Eddie WhitsonPRR23MLBPittsburgh Pirates (MLB), Columbus Clippers (AAA)---
    Ben WiltbankPRR22AAAColumbus Clippers (AAA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Gary WitterPRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    Y
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ernest YoungOFBR23AAShreveport Captains (AA), Salem Pirates (A+)---
    Z
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rafael Zorrila2BRR0RkGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)---
    190 record(s)
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    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