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1978 New York Yankees (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 100-63 .613
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 735-582 + 153
Manager(s): Billy Martin, Bob Lemon, Dick Howser
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 2,335,871 4/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Rex Hudler (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clyde King
Bench Coach: Gene Michael
Bullpen Coach: Yogi Berra
First Base Coach: Elston Howard
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Dick Howser

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Thurman Munson (#4), Dennis Sherrill (#12), Don Gullett (#14)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10063.613--
9964.6071.0
9369.5746.5
9071.5599.0
8676.53113.5
6990.43429.0
59102.36640.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
27Dell Alston253000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2Paul BlairOF341251022
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02
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131191700204.176.231.264495.088.160.1891.8962.533136
10Chris Chambliss1B2962581171
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3
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12
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9021416053156.274.316.382698.109.176.2851.4652.1239672
20Bucky DentSS263794092
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11
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1
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5
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40312324216510.243.283.317600.074.140.2451.0475.8120413
25Brian Doyle2B2352610
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0000030300202.192.192.192384.000-.058.204----1054
23Damaso Garcia2B214158
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0001102600011.195.227.195422.000.073.2223.00--844
49Ron GuidryP270100000000000000.000.091.00091.000.100.000----00
40Fran HealyC311000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
46Mike HeathC2392621
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08004910111.228.258.283541.054.098.2502.25--2698
44Reggie JacksonOF3251182140
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27
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9714115813392038.274.346.477823.204.323.3192.2918.9244572
41Cliff JohnsonDH-C301742032
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1900303215006.184.304.351655.167.339.1911.0729.061204
27Jay JohnstoneOF3265617
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60141030010.262.300.308608.046.092.2912.5065.02070
24Mickey Klutts3B23212
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0000000100001.0001.0001.5002500.500.5001.000----32
15Thurman MunsonC3161773183
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27
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712335703611020.297.329.373702.076.131.3212.00102.8230663
9Graig Nettles3B3358781162
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93115969661920.276.337.460797.184.284.2701.1721.7270656
14Lou PiniellaOF3447267148
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69313436284112.314.359.445804.131.208.3291.0678.7210511
30Willie Randolph2B2349987139
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423678251416512.279.377.357734.078.301.3020.62166.3178592
17Mickey RiversOF2955978148
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48255295133768.265.298.397695.132.220.2721.7650.8222601
18Dennis SherrillDH-3B221100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
12Jim SpencerDH301501234
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2401153203014.227.295.440735.213.307.2412.1321.466166
11Fred StanleySS301601435
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900253100403.219.324.281605.062.219.2661.24160.045189
24Gary ThomassonOF261162032
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2002132200010.276.346.405751.129.224.3151.6938.747130
6Roy WhiteOF343464493
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43104423527239.269.345.393738.124.263.2780.8343.3136393
25George Zeber2B276000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
45Jim Beattie693.73252200301281236053851658181.368.650.563.594.571.27-1.575
52Dave Rajsich004.154200001316660690001.6911.080.004.156.231.50-1.778
47Andy Messersmith035.7365001022242114715160011.779.822.866.146.551.07-.739
40,53Larry McCall115.62510030162010102673111.6211.251.123.383.941.17-2.000
28Sparky Lyle933.46590003391111164643633331041.339.320.482.652.651.00-2.821
36Paul Lindblad004.507100301821994891001.6110.502.004.004.501.12--
40Bob Kammeyer005.737000602124151416110021.369.820.412.454.501.83-1.917
29Catfish Hunter1263.58212051101189849471635562011.137.471.222.674.271.60-1.139
53Ken Holtzman104.005300101721882930001.6710.501.004.501.500.33--
35Don Gullett423.6088200044461918320281011.479.200.604.005.601.40-1.387
49Ron Guidry2531.74353516900273187615313722487110.956.140.432.368.153.44-.667
54Rich Gossage10112.016300055271348741309591225021.095.840.603.968.192.07-.595
31Ed Figueroa2092.9935351220025323396842277926131.238.290.782.743.271.19-1.851
36Rawly Eastwick213.2480002024229924130001.047.920.721.444.683.25--
53Ron Davis0013.5040002023430300003.0013.500.0013.500.000.00300,00.000
43Ken Clay344.262860013075894136321324021.4510.540.362.493.791.52-2.457
19Dick Tidrow7113.843125401018519187791353735051.329.290.632.583.551.38-2.070


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