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1978 Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 1st in National League West
Run Differential: 727-573 + 154
Roster Continuity 86.09% 3/26
Manager(s): Tom Lasorda
General Manager: Al Campanis
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 3,347,845 1/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Clay Smith (#47) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Mark Cresse
First Base Coach: Monty Basgall
First Base Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Hitting Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Hitting Coach: Jim Gilliam
Pitching Coach: Red Adams
Third Base Coach: Preston Gomez

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Monday (#1), Mike Garman (#3), Rick Rhoden (#20), Bob Welch (#20), Rick Sutcliffe (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9269.5712.5
8973.5496.0
8478.51911.0
7488.45721.0
6993.42626.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1LAN@ ATLW13-41-0254Yes0.51349  
    2LAN@ ATLW6-22-0232Yes0.519613
    3LAN@ ATLW7-43-0223Yes0.5261016
    4LAN@ HOUW5-24-0223Yes--311219
    5LAN@ HOUL0-14-1223Yes--311318  
    6LAN@ HOUL10-114-2227Yes1412417  
    7LANvs ATLW5-15-2225Yes1.5462521  
    8LANvs ATLW8-06-2113Yes--542529  
    9LANvs CINL2-86-3236Yes1563323  
    10LANvs CINL3-116-42510Yes2594415
    11LANvs CINW5-47-4227Yes1644816  
    12LANvs HOUW5-18-4226Yes0.5694920  
    13LANvs HOUL6-88-5238Yes0.5755718  
    14LANvs HOUW5-19-5227Yes0.5805822  
    15LANvs HOUW7-310-5227Yes0.5876126  
    16LAN@ CINW4-211-5116Yes--916328  
    17LAN@ CINW14-412-5114Yes--1056738  
    18LAN@ SLNW7-113-5113Yes--1126844  
    19LAN@ SLNL0-113-6115Yes--1126943  
    20LAN@ SLNL0-413-7115Yes--1127339
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21LAN@ CHNL4-513-8115Yes--1167838  
    22LAN@ CHNW9-514-8113Yes--1258342
    23LAN@ CHNW4-115-8113Yes--1298445  
    24LAN@ PITW7-216-8113Yes--1368650  
    25LAN@ PITL2-316-9114Yes--1388949
    26LAN@ PITL4-616-10126Yes--1429547
    27LANvs SLNW3-117-10115Yes--1459649
    28LANvs SLNL5-617-11127Yes--15010248  
    29LANvs SLNL0-217-12127Yes--15010446  
    30LANvs CHNL7-917-133410Yes0.515711344
    31LANvs CHNW5-218-13349Yes0.516211547
    32LANvs CHNL7-1018-143410Yes216912544  
    33LANvs PITW7-619-143410Yes1.517613145  
    34LANvs PITW3-220-14338Yes1.517913346
    35LANvs PITW10-121-14225Yes1.518913455  
    36LANvs SFNL7-1021-15338Yes2.519614452
    37LANvs SFNW3-222-15337Yes1.519914653  
    38LANvs SFNW4-123-15226Yes0.520314756
    39LAN@ SDNW8-124-15225Yes--21114863  
    40LAN@ SDNL2-324-16225Yes121315162  
    41LAN@ SDNL3-924-17338Yes221616056
    42LAN@ SFNL1-624-18338Yes3.521716651  
    43LAN@ SFNW3-125-18338Yes2.522016753
    44LAN@ SFNL5-625-19348Yes3.522517352  
    45LANvs SDNW9-626-19336Yes3.523417955  
    46LANvs SDNW10-227-19335Yes3.524418163  
    47LANvs SDNL1-327-20335Yes3.524518461
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48LAN@ PHIL2-427-21337Yes4.524718859
    49LAN@ PHIL1-527-22348Yes4.524819355  
    50LAN@ PHIL4-927-233510Yes5.525220250  
    51LAN@ NYNL8-927-243610Yes5.526021149  
    52LAN@ NYNW8-228-243610Yes4.526821355  
    53LAN@ NYNL2-328-253612No527021654  
    54LAN@ MONL1-428-263614No527122051  
    55LAN@ MONL9-1028-273615No528023050
    56LAN@ MONW5-429-273615No528523451
    57LAN@ MONW11-430-273614No529623858  
    58LANvs PHIW6-531-273612Yes530224359
    59LANvs PHIW5-332-273510Yes530724661  
    60LANvs NYNW5-333-27348Yes531224963
    61LANvs NYNW3-034-27348Yes531524966
    62LANvs MONW2-135-27348Yes531725067  
    63LANvs MONL3-635-28348Yes532025664
    64LANvs MONW5-036-28348Yes5.532525669  
    65LANvs HOUL3-536-29348Yes5.532826167
    66LANvs HOUW5-437-29337Yes5.533326568  
    67LANvs HOUL3-437-30348Yes5.533626967  
    68LANvs CINW1-038-30337Yes5.533726968  
    69LANvs CINW4-339-30337Yes5.534127269
    70LANvs CINL4-539-31337Yes634527768
    71LAN@ ATLL2-539-32337Yes634728265
    72LAN@ ATLW3-040-32336Yes635028268  
    73LAN@ ATLW3-241-32336Yes5.535328469
    74LAN@ ATLW7-342-32336Yes536028773  
    75LAN@ CINW5-344-32224Yes337029278
    76LAN@ CINW5-244-32224Yes337029278
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    77LAN@ CINW2-045-32224Yes337229280  
    78LAN@ CINL6-745-33225Yes337829979  
    79LANvs ATLL2-445-34347Yes338030377
    80LANvs ATLW4-146-34223Yes238430480
    81LANvs ATLL8-946-35345Yes339231379
    82LANvs ATLW5-147-35345Yes339731483  
    83LAN@ HOUW7-448-35223Yes2.540431886
    84LAN@ HOUW7-150-35223Yes241832494  
    85LAN@ HOUW7-550-35223Yes241832494  
    86LAN@ HOUL1-550-36223Yes241932990  
    87LAN@ SLNL1-650-37235Yes342033585  
    88LAN@ SLNL1-450-38345Yes342133982  
    89LAN@ SLNW2-151-38334Yes342334083
    90LAN@ CHNL2-352-39336Yes343034684
    91LAN@ CHNW5-352-39336Yes343034684
    92LAN@ CHNW4-353-39335Yes343434985
    93LAN@ PITW7-254-39224Yes244135190  
    94LAN@ PITL3-654-40335Yes2.544435787
    95LAN@ PITL6-754-41335Yes3.545036486  
    96LANvs SLNW7-555-41335Yes2.545736988
    97LANvs SLNW4-356-41335Yes2.546137289
    98LANvs SLNL0-256-42346Yes3.546137487  
    99LANvs CHNW3-257-42335Yes346437688  
    100LANvs CHNW3-158-42335Yes346737790
    101LANvs CHNW8-259-42224Yes247537996  
    102LANvs PITW7-360-42223Yes1482382100
    103LANvs PITW2-161-42113Yes--484383101  
    104LANvs PITL3-561-43333Yes1.548738899
    105LAN@ SDNL3-461-44334Yes1.549039298
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    106LAN@ SDNL0-161-45335Yes1.549039397  
    107LAN@ SDNL1-261-46335Yes2.549139596
    108LAN@ SFNL4-561-47335Yes3.549540095  
    109LAN@ SFNL1-261-48336Yes4.549640294
    110LAN@ SFNW2-062-48335Yes3.549840296  
    111LAN@ SFNW5-163-48335Yes2.5503403100  
    112LANvs SDNW3-164-48334Yes2506404102  
    113LANvs SDNW3-265-48334Yes2509406103  
    114LANvs SDNW3-066-48334Yes1512406106  
    115LANvs SFNW12-267-48112Yes--524408116  
    116LANvs SFNW4-368-48112Yes--528411117  
    117LANvs SFNL2-368-49112Yes--530414116  
    118LANvs SFNL6-768-50223Yes1536421115
    119LAN@ PHIW5-469-50112Yes--541425116
    120LAN@ PHIW5-270-50112Yes--546427119  
    121LAN@ PHIW5-271-50112Yes--551429122
    122LAN@ NYNW7-372-50112Yes--558432126
    123LAN@ NYNL4-872-51112Yes--562440122
    124LAN@ NYNW5-473-51112Yes--567444123
    125LAN@ MONL2-473-52112Yes--569448121  
    126LAN@ MONW4-274-52112Yes--573450123
    127LANvs PHIW5-475-52112Yes--578454124
    128LANvs PHIW6-576-52112Yes--584459125  
    129LANvs PHIL1-376-53112Yes--585462123  
    130LANvs PHIL3-976-54112Yes--588471117  
    131LANvs MONW4-077-54112Yes--592471121  
    132LANvs MONW4-178-54112Yes--596472124  
    133LANvs MONW4-379-54112Yes--600475125  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134LANvs NYNW4-380-54112Yes--604478126  
    135LANvs NYNW3-281-55112Yes--610485125  
    136LANvs NYNL3-581-55112Yes--610485125  
    137LANvs NYNL5-881-56112Yes--615493122  
    138LANvs SFNW5-482-56112Yes--620497123
    139LANvs SFNW9-283-56112Yes--629499130  
    140LAN@ HOUW3-284-56112Yes--632501131
    141LAN@ HOUL0-584-57113Yes--632506126  
    142LAN@ ATLL4-784-58113Yes--636513123
    143LAN@ ATLW11-585-58113Yes--647518129  
    144LAN@ SFNW7-286-58113Yes--654520134
    145LAN@ SFNW8-087-58113Yes--662520142  
    146LANvs HOUW6-088-58112Yes--668520148  
    147LANvs HOUW2-189-58112Yes--670521149
    148LANvs ATLW5-090-58112Yes--675521154  
    149LANvs ATLW2-091-58112Yes--677521156
    150LANvs ATLL2-391-59112Yes--679524155
    151LANvs CINL0-491-60112Yes--679528151  
    152LANvs CINW8-092-60112Yes--687528159  
    153LANvs CINL3-492-61112Yes--690532158
    154LANvs SDNL3-1292-62112Yes--693544149
    155LANvs SDNW5-393-62112Yes--698547151
    156LANvs SDNW4-094-62112Yes--702547155  
    157LAN@ CINL4-694-63112Yes--706553153  
    158LAN@ CINL3-594-64113Yes--709558151
    159LAN@ CINL7-894-65113Yes--716566150  
    160LAN@ SDNL1-394-66113Yes--717569148
    161LAN@ SDNW7-095-66113Yes--724569155  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162LAN@ SDNL3-495-67113Yes--727573154  


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