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1978 Western Carolina League (A)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Greenwood Braves1398257.590--Al GallagherSteve Hammond (777)Bill Tucker (1.89)
    2Shelby Reds1397564.5407.0Jim LettReggie Waller (817)Joel Willett (1.37)
    4Spartanburg Phillies1407367.5219.5Ron ClarkSteve Curry (793)Keith Gale (1.75)
    3Asheville Tourists1407367.5219.5Wayne TerwilligerJim Barbe (851)Patrick Nelson (1.83)
    5Gastonia Cardinals1406971.49313.5Buzzy KellerJoe Baciotti (691)William Schopp (1.85)
    6Charleston Pirates1404793.33635.5Bill ScriptureWascar Reyes (684)John Stuper (1.93)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    1978 Western Carolina League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Asheville TouristsTEX736714042876921081202206956219371743773585534 .252.360.3577171530
    Charleston PiratesPIT47931403685501838115252339913662446536322632 .227.308.2915991072
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN69711404496644111620137595589747610634454843 .248.335.3496841568
    Greenwood BravesATL825713945758001230177375767613133714633404056 .269.364.3617251652
    Shelby RedsCIN7564139392855892516421544847237652661238450 .235.341.3296701293
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI736714043836411063190256754911064609735544652 .243.331.3436741504
    1978 Western Carolina League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Asheville TouristsTEX73673.801403672111061081692467697437731.658.800.566.056.29
    Charleston PiratesPIT47935.23140254141021838501593234465361.267.390.203.934.72
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN69714.161403391611951116644553596106341.448.410.444.594.77
    Greenwood BravesATL82573.871392732911861230800510577146331.649.330.435.424.80
    Shelby RedsCIN75643.14139236261075925558375546526611.477.740.455.465.53
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI73673.961403562711901063641524676097351.418.040.514.615.56


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