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1978 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Ralph Houk
General Manager:   Jim Campbell
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Attendance:  1,714,893
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mickey Stanley (35)
Youngest Player:  Alan Trammell (20)
Longest Tenure:  Mickey Stanley (15)
Top Hitter:  Rusty Staub (2)
Top Pitcher:  Milt Wilcox (25)
Top Draft Pick:  Kirk Gibson (#12)

Roster Continuity:  73.80%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-04-07vs TOR1W  6-21-0152,528 Mark FidrychDave LemanczykMark FidrychDave Lemanczyk 624
1978-04-08vs TOR2L  2-51-1312,413 Jim SlatonJerry GarvinJerry GarvinJim SlatonMike Willis871
1978-04-09vs TOR3W  8-42-129,169 Jack BillinghamTom UnderwoodJack BillinghamTom UnderwoodSteve Foucault16115
1978-04-11@ TEX4W  6-23-1213,764Dave RozemaDoc MedichDave RozemaDoc Medich 22139
1978-04-12@ TEX5W  3-24-1226,049Mark FidrychJon MatlackMark FidrychJon Matlack 251510
1978-04-14@ TOR6L  8-104-2235,761Jim SlatonJerry GarvinDon KirkwoodMilt WilcoxTom Murphy33258
1978-04-15@ TOR7W  6-35-2115,024Jack BillinghamTom UnderwoodJack BillinghamMike WillisSteve Foucault392811
1978-04-16@ TOR8W  4-36-2117,088Dave RozemaJim ClancyJim CrawfordJim Clancy 433112
1978-04-17vs CHA9W  10-97-2119,841 Mark FidrychWilbur WoodJohn HillerJim Willoughby 534013
1978-04-22vs TEX10W  7-68-2122,054 Jack MorrisDoyle AlexanderJohn HillerFergie Jenkins 604614
1978-04-23vs TEX11W  9-69-310 Jim SlatonJon MatlackJim SlatonJon MatlackSteve Foucault695217
1978-04-23vs TEX12L  1-29-3120,615 Dave RozemaJim UmbargerLen BarkerJim Crawford 705416
1978-04-24@ CHA13W  4-110-318,314Jack BillinghamKen KravecJack BillinghamKen Kravec 745519
1978-04-25@ CHA14W  8-411-3113,496Milt WilcoxFrancisco BarriosJohn HillerPablo Torrealba 825923
1978-04-26@ CHA15L  2-711-417,983Jack MorrisWilbur WoodWilbur WoodJim Crawford 846618
1978-04-28@ SEA16W  5-412-4110,240Jim SlatonRick HoneycuttJim SlatonRick HoneycuttJohn Hiller897019
1978-04-29@ SEA17W  5-013-4112,123Dave RozemaPaul MitchellDave RozemaPaul Mitchell 947024
1978-04-30@ SEA18L  3-413-517,474Jack BillinghamMike ParrottEnrique RomoSteve Foucault 977423
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-05-02@ CAL19W  10-214-5118,641Milt WilcoxKen BrettMilt WilcoxKen Brett 1077631
1978-05-03@ CAL20W  7-415-5119,462Jim SlatonFrank TananaJim SlatonFrank TananaJohn Hiller1148034
1978-05-05@ OAK21L  1-515-6114,612Jack BillinghamJohn Henry JohnsonJohn Henry JohnsonJack Billingham 1158530
1978-05-06@ OAK22W  6-016-6112,539Bob SykesAlan WirthBob SykesAlan Wirth 1218536
1978-05-07@ OAK23W  4-017-6116,239Milt WilcoxMatt KeoughMilt WilcoxMatt Keough 1258540
1978-05-09vs CAL24L  5-717-7121,089 Jim SlatonFrank TananaDave LaRocheSteve Foucault 1309238
1978-05-12vs OAK25L  4-1017-8118,367 Jack BillinghamJohn Henry JohnsonElias SosaJohn Hiller 13410232
1978-05-13vs OAK26L  2-317-9216,324 Dave RozemaMatt KeoughBob LaceyDave RozemaElias Sosa13610531
1978-05-14vs OAK27W  15-018-9212,513 Bob SykesPete BrobergBob SykesPete Broberg 15110546
1978-05-15vs SEA28W  4-219-918,412 Jim SlatonGlenn AbbottJim SlatonGlenn Abbott 15510748
1978-05-16vs SEA29W  4-220-9112,423 Milt WilcoxRick HoneycuttSteve FoucaultShane Rawley 15910950
1978-05-17@ MIL30W  5-321-9110,004Jack BillinghamJerry AugustineJack BillinghamJerry AugustineJohn Hiller16411252
1978-05-18@ MIL31L  7-821-10115,217Jack MorrisAndy ReplogleBill CastroSteve Foucault 17112051
1978-05-19vs BOS32W  7-522-10148,817 Bob SykesMike TorrezBob SykesMike TorrezJohn Hiller17812553
1978-05-20vs BOS33L  5-622-11130,856 Jim SlatonDennis EckersleyBill CampbellSteve Foucault 18313152
1978-05-21vs BOS34W  2-123-1210 Milt WilcoxBill LeeMilt WilcoxBill Lee 18513253
1978-05-21vs BOS35L  3-923-12152,368 Dave RozemaLuis TiantLuis TiantDave Rozema 18814147
1978-05-23@ BAL36L  0-223-1314,536Jack BillinghamMike FlanaganMike FlanaganJack Billingham 18814345
1978-05-24@ BAL37W  3-224-1420Jim SlatonDennis MartinezJohn HillerDennis Martinez 19114546
1978-05-24@ BAL38L  0-124-1428,196Bob SykesJim PalmerJim PalmerBob Sykes 19114645
1978-05-25@ BAL39L  1-224-1535,109Steve BakerScott McGregorScott McGregorJohn Hiller 19214844
1978-05-26@ BOS40L  3-624-16333,431Milt WilcoxBill LeeBill LeeMilt Wilcox 19515441
1978-05-27@ BOS41L  0-124-17333,335Dave RozemaLuis TiantLuis TiantJack Morris 19515540
1978-05-28@ BOS42L  3-424-1930Jack BillinghamAllen RipleyBob StanleyJohn Hiller 19815939
1978-05-28@ BOS43L  3-424-19334,672Jim SlatonJim WrightJim WrightJim SlatonDick Drago20116338
1978-05-29vs BAL44L  3-624-20320,534 Bob SykesScott McGregorScott McGregorBob Sykes 20416935
1978-05-30vs BAL45W  5-225-20310,530 Steve BakerNelson BrilesSteve BakerNelson BrilesJohn Hiller20917138
1978-05-31vs MIL46W  3-026-20313,017 Milt WilcoxBill TraversMilt WilcoxBill Travers 21217141
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-06-01vs MIL47W  4-327-20311,614 Jim SlatonLary SorensenJim SlatonLary SorensenJohn Hiller21617442
1978-06-02vs MIN48L  2-427-21321,127 Jack BillinghamRoger EricksonRoger EricksonJack BillinghamMike Marshall21817840
1978-06-03vs MIN49L  2-927-22321,227 Bob SykesDave GoltzDave GoltzBob Sykes 22018733
1978-06-04vs MIN50W  6-428-22336,575 Steve BakerGeoff ZahnJack MorrisGeoff Zahn 22619135
1978-06-06@ MIL51L  1-528-23313,022Milt WilcoxLary SorensenLary SorensenMilt Wilcox 22719631
1978-06-07@ MIL52W  8-129-2337,437Jim SlatonAndy ReplogleJim SlatonAndy Replogle 23519738
1978-06-09vs KCA53W  3-230-23332,309 Jack BillinghamPaul SplittorffJack BillinghamPaul SplittorffJohn Hiller23819939
1978-06-10vs KCA54L  3-630-24332,381 Bob SykesDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJack Morris 24120536
1978-06-11vs KCA55W  5-231-24324,210 Steve BakerLarry GuraJohn HillerAl Hrabosky 24620739
1978-06-12vs MIL56L  4-731-25414,472 Milt WilcoxEduardo RodriguezBob McClureMilt Wilcox 25021436
1978-06-13vs MIL57L  2-731-26516,622 Jim SlatonMike CaldwellMike CaldwellJim Slaton 25222131
1978-06-14@ KCA58L  1-731-27521,025Jack BillinghamPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffJack Billingham 25322825
1978-06-15@ KCA59L  2-731-28519,721Bob SykesDennis LeonardDennis LeonardBob Sykes 25523520
1978-06-16@ MIN60L  2-531-2959,479Dave RozemaDarrell JacksonDarrell JacksonDave Rozema 25724017
1978-06-17@ MIN61L  1-331-3059,807Milt WilcoxGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnMilt Wilcox 25824315
1978-06-18@ MIN62L  4-831-31521,480Jim SlatonDave GoltzDave GoltzJim SlatonMike Marshall26225111
1978-06-20@ TOR63W  4-332-31531,625Steve BakerJerry GarvinJohn HillerMike Willis 26625412
1978-06-21@ TOR64W  10-833-31529,439Jack BillinghamTom UnderwoodJim CrawfordDon KirkwoodSteve Foucault27626214
1978-06-22vs NYA65L  2-433-32533,971 Dave RozemaRon GuidryRon GuidryDave RozemaRich Gossage27826612
1978-06-23vs NYA66L  3-1233-33539,022 Milt WilcoxEd FigueroaSparky LyleMilt Wilcox 2812783
1978-06-24vs NYA67W  4-334-33537,681 Jim SlatonKen ClayJim SlatonDick Tidrow 2852814
1978-06-25vs NYA68L  2-434-34534,014 Steve BakerDon GullettDon GullettSteve BakerRich Gossage2872852
1978-06-26@ CLE69L  4-534-3554,633Jack BillinghamDon HoodDon HoodJack BillinghamDan Spillner2912901
1978-06-27@ CLE70W  6-135-35512,214Dave RozemaDave FreislebenDave RozemaDave Freisleben 2972916
1978-06-28@ CLE71W  4-336-3650Jim SlatonRick WaitsJim SlatonRick WaitsJohn Hiller3012947
1978-06-28@ CLE72L  1-236-36513,489Milt WilcoxMike PaxtonMike PaxtonMilt WilcoxSid Monge3022966
1978-06-29@ CLE73L  3-636-3755,672Bob SykesDavid ClydeJim KernJack Morris 3053023
1978-06-30@ NYA74L  2-1036-38533,894Steve BakerDon GullettDon GullettSteve Baker 307312-5
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-07-01@ NYA75W  8-437-38537,260Jack BillinghamAndy MessersmithJack BillinghamAndy Messersmith 315316-1
1978-07-02@ NYA76L  2-337-4050Dave RozemaRon GuidryRon GuidryJohn HillerRich Gossage317319-2
1978-07-02@ NYA77L  3-537-40551,327Jim SlatonDave RajsichRich GossageJim Slaton 320324-4
1978-07-03vs TOR78W  6-538-40521,597 Milt WilcoxJim ClancyMilt WilcoxTom Murphy 326329-3
1978-07-04vs TOR79L  2-938-41511,913 Jack MorrisBalor MooreBalor MooreJack Morris 328338-10
1978-07-05vs CLE80W  13-339-41512,778 Jack BillinghamRick WiseJack BillinghamRick Wise 3413410
1978-07-06vs CLE81W  8-440-41517,125 Jim SlatonRick WaitsBob SykesRick WaitsJohn Hiller3493454
1978-07-07@ TEX82W  12-741-41521,069Dave RozemaDock EllisDave RozemaDock Ellis 3613529
1978-07-08@ TEX83W  5-142-41522,993Milt WilcoxDoyle AlexanderMilt WilcoxDoyle Alexander 36635313
1978-07-09@ TEX84L  3-442-42515,770Steve BakerFergie JenkinsJim UmbargerJim Slaton 36935712
1978-07-13@ SEA85L  4-542-4357,449Dave RozemaGlenn AbbottEnrique RomoJim Crawford 37336211
1978-07-14@ SEA86W  2-043-4359,742Jim SlatonRick HoneycuttJim SlatonShane Rawley 37536213
1978-07-15@ CAL87L  0-243-44533,001Milt WilcoxFrank TananaFrank TananaMilt Wilcox 37536411
1978-07-16@ CAL88W  4-044-44521,447Jack BillinghamDave FrostJack BillinghamDave Frost 37936415
1978-07-17@ CAL89W  4-345-44532,469Steve BakerJohn CaneiraJack MorrisDave LaRoche 38336716
1978-07-18@ OAK90L  3-645-4553,023Dave RozemaRick LangfordRick LangfordDave RozemaBob Lacey38637313
1978-07-19@ OAK91W  5-446-4555,225Jim SlatonMatt KeoughJim SlatonMatt Keough 39137714
1978-07-21vs CAL92L  2-447-4650 Milt WilcoxFrank TananaDave LaRocheKip Young 39338112
1978-07-21vs CAL93W  5-047-46533,699 Jack BillinghamDave FrostJack BillinghamDave Frost 39838117
1978-07-22vs CAL94W  7-348-46531,107 Jack MorrisJohn CaneiraBob SykesKen Brett 40538421
1978-07-23vs CAL95W  4-349-4750 Dave RozemaDon AaseSteve FoucaultDave LaRoche 40938722
1978-07-23vs CAL96L  3-449-47535,224 Jim SlatonNolan RyanNolan RyanJim Slaton 41239121
1978-07-24vs OAK97W  4-150-47519,733 Kip YoungMatt KeoughKip YoungMatt Keough 41639224
1978-07-25vs OAK98W  11-251-47517,723 Milt WilcoxSteve RenkoMilt WilcoxSteve Renko 42739433
1978-07-26vs BAL99W  9-652-47518,056 Jack BillinghamMike FlanaganJack BillinghamMike FlanaganBob Sykes43640036
1978-07-27vs BAL100L  3-752-48522,856 Jim SlatonScott McGregorScott McGregorJim Slaton 43940732
1978-07-28vs SEA101W  4-353-48520,484 Dave RozemaJim ColbornDave RozemaEnrique Romo 44341033
1978-07-29vs SEA102W  9-154-48522,984 Kip YoungRick HoneycuttKip YoungRick Honeycutt 45241141
1978-07-30vs SEA103W  5-455-48521,575 Milt WilcoxGlenn AbbottMilt WilcoxGlenn AbbottBob Sykes45741542
1978-07-31@ TOR104L  7-855-49518,032Jack BillinghamBalor MooreJoe ColemanBob Sykes 46442341
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-08-01@ TOR105W  3-256-49519,265Jim SlatonJim ClancyJim SlatonJim Clancy 46742542
1978-08-03vs CHA106W  5-457-49511,257 Dave RozemaSteve StoneBob SykesLerrin LaGrow 47242943
1978-08-04vs CHA107W  7-158-49531,334 Kip YoungWilbur WoodKip YoungWilbur Wood 47943049
1978-08-05vs CHA108W  7-059-49533,494 Jack BillinghamBritt BurnsJack BillinghamBritt Burns 48643056
1978-08-06vs CHA109W  8-060-49527,504 Jim SlatonKen KravecJim SlatonKen Kravec 49443064
1978-08-08vs TEX110L  4-960-50420,951 Dave RozemaPaul MirabellaPaul MirabellaDave RozemaDoc Medich49843959
1978-08-09vs TEX111W  5-261-50430,167 Kip YoungFergie JenkinsKip YoungJim Umbarger 50344162
1978-08-11@ CHA112W  7-362-50425,798Jack BillinghamBritt BurnsJack BillinghamBritt Burns 51044466
1978-08-12@ CHA113L  3-662-51320,128Jim SlatonKen KravecKen KravecJim SlatonLerrin LaGrow51345063
1978-08-13@ CHA114W  10-263-51333,128Dave RozemaMike ProlyDave RozemaMike Proly 52345271
1978-08-14vs KCA115W  11-264-51331,409 Milt WilcoxRich GaleMilt WilcoxRich Gale 53445480
1978-08-15vs KCA116L  2-464-52333,365 Kip YoungDennis LeonardDennis LeonardKip YoungAl Hrabosky53645878
1978-08-16vs CLE117W  2-065-52415,819 Jack BillinghamDavid ClydeJack BillinghamDavid Clyde 53845880
1978-08-17vs CLE118W  9-566-52418,966 Jim SlatonDave FreislebenJack MorrisDon Hood 54746384
1978-08-18@ MIL119L  0-266-53427,543Dave RozemaLary SorensenLary SorensenDave Rozema 54746582
1978-08-19@ MIL120W  6-467-53435,104Milt WilcoxJerry AugustineMilt WilcoxJerry Augustine 55346984
1978-08-20@ MIL121L  1-267-54446,791Kip YoungMike CaldwellMike CaldwellKip Young 55447183
1978-08-21@ MIN122W  9-668-5447,419Jack BillinghamGeoff ZahnJack BillinghamGeoff Zahn 56347786
1978-08-22@ MIN123W  7-369-5447,726Jim SlatonDarrell JacksonJim SlatonStan Perzanowski 57048090
1978-08-23vs TOR124L  3-469-5640 Dave RozemaTom UnderwoodVictor CruzDave Rozema 57348489
1978-08-23vs TOR125L  4-569-56426,631 Bob SykesJerry GarvinJerry GarvinBob SykesMike Willis57748988
1978-08-24vs TOR126W  5-270-56413,314 Milt WilcoxBalor MooreMilt WilcoxBalor Moore 58249191
1978-08-25vs MIL127W  6-371-56432,010 Kip YoungMike CaldwellKip YoungMike CaldwellJohn Hiller58849494
1978-08-26vs MIL128L  5-971-57432,103 Jack BillinghamBill TraversBill TraversJack BillinghamBob McClure59350390
1978-08-27vs MIL129W  4-272-57443,478 Jim SlatonLary SorensenJim SlatonLary SorensenJohn Hiller59750592
1978-08-28vs MIL130L  1-1072-58423,037 Dave RozemaJerry AugustineJerry AugustineDave Rozema 59851583
1978-08-29vs MIN131W  4-273-58413,839 Milt WilcoxDave GoltzMilt WilcoxDave Goltz 60251785
1978-08-31vs MIN132L  1-473-59416,995 Kip YoungGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnKip YoungMike Marshall60352182
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-09-01@ KCA133W  6-274-59432,329Jack BillinghamDennis LeonardJack BillinghamDennis Leonard 60952386
1978-09-02@ KCA134L  3-874-60534,004Jim SlatonPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffJim Slaton 61253181
1978-09-03@ KCA135L  2-674-61527,217Dave RozemaLarry GuraLarry GuraDave Rozema 61453777
1978-09-04@ NYA136L  1-975-6250Milt WilcoxRon GuidryRon GuidryMilt Wilcox 61554669
1978-09-04@ NYA137W  5-475-62546,896Jack MorrisPaul LindbladJohn HillerSparky Lyle 62055070
1978-09-05@ NYA138L  2-475-63516,891Kip YoungDick TidrowDick TidrowKip YoungRich Gossage62255468
1978-09-06@ NYA139L  2-875-64524,452Jack BillinghamEd FigueroaEd FigueroaJack Billingham 62456262
1978-09-08vs CLE140W  6-376-64513,624 Jim SlatonDavid ClydeJim SlatonDavid ClydeJohn Hiller63056565
1978-09-09vs CLE141W  5-277-64516,026 Dave RozemaMike PaxtonDave RozemaMike Paxton 63556768
1978-09-10vs CLE142L  4-777-65515,583 Milt WilcoxPaul ReuschelJim KernMilt Wilcox 63957465
1978-09-12vs NYA143W  7-478-65514,162 Kip YoungDick TidrowKip YoungDick TidrowJohn Hiller64657868
1978-09-13vs NYA144L  3-778-66516,841 Jack BillinghamJim BeattieJim BeattieJack Billingham 64958564
1978-09-14vs NYA145L  2-478-67517,118 Jim SlatonEd FigueroaEd FigueroaJim SlatonSparky Lyle65158962
1978-09-15@ CLE146W  1-079-6754,070Dave RozemaPaul ReuschelDave RozemaPaul Reuschel 65258963
1978-09-16@ CLE147W  10-480-6754,640Milt WilcoxRick WaitsMilt WilcoxRick Waits 66259369
1978-09-17@ CLE148L  1-280-6854,515Kip YoungDon HoodJim KernKip Young 66359568
1978-09-18vs BOS149L  4-580-69513,849 Jack BillinghamBobby SprowlAndy HasslerSteve Baker 66760067
1978-09-19vs BOS150L  6-880-70515,901 Jim SlatonLuis TiantBill CampbellJack MorrisAndy Hassler67360865
1978-09-20vs BOS151W  12-281-70516,689 Dave RozemaMike TorrezDave RozemaMike Torrez 68561075
1978-09-21vs BOS152L  1-581-71515,213 Milt WilcoxDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyMilt Wilcox 68661571
1978-09-22@ BAL153W  7-582-7155,444Kip YoungMike FlanaganJohn HillerMike Flanagan 69362073
1978-09-23@ BAL154W  4-383-7250Jack BillinghamDennis MartinezJohn HillerDon Stanhouse 69762374
1978-09-23@ BAL155L  1-683-72513,036Steve BakerJim PalmerJim PalmerSteve Baker 69862969
1978-09-24@ BAL156W  4-284-7259,081Jim SlatonScott McGregorJim SlatonDon Stanhouse 70263171
1978-09-26@ BOS157L  0-684-73527,078Dave RozemaDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyDave Rozema 70263765
1978-09-27@ BOS158L  2-584-74526,035Milt WilcoxLuis TiantLuis TiantMilt WilcoxBob Stanley70464262
1978-09-28@ BOS159L  0-184-75526,774Kip YoungMike TorrezMike TorrezKip Young 70464361
1978-09-29vs BAL160W  3-285-75512,348 Jim SlatonSammy StewartJim SlatonSammy StewartJohn Hiller70764562
1978-09-30vs BAL161W  5-486-75513,919 Jack MorrisMike FlanaganSteve BakerMike FlanaganJohn Hiller71264963
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttDET PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-10-01vs BAL162L  2-486-76513,948 Dave RozemaDennis MartinezDennis MartinezDave Rozema 71465361


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