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1978 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Mickey Klutts played for the 1978 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record100-63 (1st in American League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerBob Lemon,Dick Howser,Billy MartinGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesYogi Berra (Bullpen Coach), Art Fowler (Pitching Coach), Elston Howard (First Base Coach), Dick Howser (Third Base Coach), Clyde King (Assistant Coach), Gene Michael (Bench Coach), Dom Scala (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickRex Hudler (#18)
Attendance2,335,871 (Rank: 4th)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Yankees (AAA) 80-57 ... West Haven Yankees (AA) 82-57 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 74-68 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 51-19 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
27Dell AlstonOF6-0 180 L-R 1952-09-22 25Valhalla,New York MLB1973-19801977-1980Yonkers (Yonkers,NY)Concordia Col
1972-   UDFA-NYA
 
45Jim BeattieP6-6 220 R-R 1954-07-04 23Hampton,Virginia MLB1973-19861978-1986South Portland (Portland,ME)Dartmouth Col
1975- 4-  91-NYA
 
2Paul BlairOF6-0 171 R-R 1944-02-01 34Cushing,Oklahoma MLB1962-19801964-1980Manual Arts (Los Angeles,CA)
1961-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Chris Chambliss1B6-1 212 L-R 1948-12-26 29Dayton,Ohio MLB1970-19881971-1988Oceanside (Oceanside,CA)UCLA, Mira Costa Col, Montclair St
1970- 1-   1-CLE
 
43Ken ClayP6-3 195 R-R 1954-04-06 24Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1972-19811977-1981E.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)
1972- 2-  38-NYA
 
53Ron DavisP6-4 207 R-R 1955-08-06 22Houston,Texas MLB1975-19901978-1988Milby (Houston,TX)Blinn Col
1976- 3-  56-CHN
 
20Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 26Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
25Brian Doyle2B5-10 160 L-R 1955-01-26 23Louisville,Kentucky MLB1972-19821978-1981Caverna (Cave City,KY)
1972- 4-  76-TEX
 
36Rawly EastwickP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 27Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
31Ed FigueroaP6-1 190 R-R 1948-10-14 29Ciales,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19821974-1981  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
23Damaso Garcia2B6-0 185 R-R 1957-02-07 21Moca,Dom Rep MLB1975-19891978-1989  
1975-   UDFA-NYA
 
54Rich GossageP6-3 217 R-R 1951-07-05 26Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1970-19941972-1994Roy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St-Pueblo
1970- 9- 204-CHA
 
49Ron GuidryP5-11 160 L-L 1950-08-28 27Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1969-19891975-1988Carencro (Lafayette,LA)UL Lafayette
1971- 3-  67-NYA
 
35Don GullettP6-0 190 R-L 1951-01-06 27Lynn,Kentucky MLB1969-19781970-1978McKell (Lynn,KY)
1969- 1-  14-CIN
 
40Fran HealyC6-5 220 R-R 1946-09-06 31Holyoke,Massachusetts MLB1965-19781969-1978Holyoke (Holyoke,MA)American International Col
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
46Mike HeathC5-11 190 R-R 1955-02-05 23Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19921978-1991Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
53Ken HoltzmanP6-2 175 R-L 1945-11-03 32St. Louis,Missouri MLB1965-19791965-1979University City (University City,MO)Illinois
1965- 4-  61-CHN
 
29Catfish HunterP6-0 195 R-R 1946-04-08 32Hertford,North Carolina MLB1965-19791965-1979Perquimans County (Hertford,NC)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
44Reggie JacksonOF6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 32Wynecote,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19871967-1987Cheltenham (Cheltenham,PA)Arizona St
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
41Cliff JohnsonDH-C6-4 225 R-R 1947-07-22 30San Antonio,Texas MLB1967-19861972-1986Wheatley (San Antonio,TX)
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
27Jay JohnstoneOF6-1 175 L-R 1945-11-20 32Manchester,Connecticut MLB1963-19851966-1985Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
40Bob KammeyerP6-4 210 R-R 1950-12-02 27Kansas City,Kansas MLB1970-19801978-1979   Stanford U.
1972-21- 492-NYA
 
24Mickey Klutts3B5-11 189 R-R 1954-09-20 23Montebello,California MLB1972-19831976-1983El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)
1972- 4-  86-NYA
 
36Paul LindbladP6-1 195 L-L 1941-08-09 36Chanute,Kansas MLB1963-19781965-1978Chanute (Chanute,KS)Neosho County CC.
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
28Sparky LyleP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-22 33DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1964-19821967-1982Reynoldsville (Reynoldsville,PA)
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
40,53Larry McCallP6-2 195 L-R 1952-09-08 25Asheville,North Carolina MLB1977-19811977-1979Enka (Candler,NC)
1971-   UDFA-BAL
 
47Andy MessersmithP6-1 200 R-R 1945-08-06 32Toms River,New Jersey MLB1964-19791968-1979Western (Anaheim,CA)California
1966- 1-  12-CAL
 
15Thurman MunsonC5-11 191 R-R 1947-06-07 31Akron,Ohio MLB1968-19791969-1979Lehman (Canton,OH)Kent St
1968- 1-   4-NYA
 
9Graig Nettles3B6-0 185 L-R 1944-08-20 33San Diego,California MLB1966-19881967-1988San Diego (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1965- 4-  74-MIN
 
14Lou PiniellaOF6-2 199 R-R 1943-08-28 34Tampa,Florida MLB1963-19841964-1984Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Tampa
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
52Dave RajsichP6-5 175 L-L 1951-09-28 26Youngstown,Ohio MLB1975-19881978-1980   Arizona, Phoenix Col
1974-   UDFA-NYA
 
30Willie Randolph2B5-11 171 R-R 1954-07-06 23Holly Hill,South Carolina MLB1972-19921975-1992Tilden (Brooklyn,NY)
1972- 7- 167-PIT
 
17Mickey RiversOF5-10 165 L-L 1948-10-31 29Miami,Florida MLB1969-19841970-1984Northwestern (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
18Dennis SherrillDH-3B6-0 165 R-R 1956-03-03 22Miami,Florida MLB1974-19801978-1980South Miami (Miami,FL)
1974- 1-  12-NYA
 
12Jim SpencerDH6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 30Hanover,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19821968-1982Andover (Linthicum,MD)
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
11Fred StanleySS5-10 167 R-R 1947-08-13 30Farnhamville,Iowa MLB1966-19821969-1982Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)
1966- 8- 143-HOU
 
24Gary ThomassonOF6-1 180 L-L 1951-07-29 26San Diego,California MLB1969-19801972-1980Oceanside (Oceanside,CA)
1969- 7- 162-SFN
 
19Dick TidrowP6-4 213 R-R 1947-05-14 31San Francisco,California MLB1967-19841972-1984Mount Eden (Hayward,CA)Chabot Col
1967- 4-  76-CLE
 
6Roy WhiteOF5-10 172 B-R 1943-12-27 34Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19791965-1979Centennial (Compton,CA)
1961-   UDFA-NYA
 
25George Zeber2B5-11 170 B-R 1950-08-29 27Ellwood City,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19781977-1978Loara (Anaheim,CA)
1968- 5-  88-NYA
 
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