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1978 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  100-63   .613
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin, Bob Lemon, Dick Howser
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,335,871
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Dodgers)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Paul Lindblad (36)
Youngest Player:  Damaso Garcia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Roy White (14)
Top Hitter:  Graig Nettles (17)
Top Pitcher:  Ron Guidry (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Rex Hudler (#18)

Roster Continuity:  88.37%
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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
27Dell AlstonOFMLB6-0180LeftRight9/22/195225Valhalla,New York1973UDFA NYY

45Jim BeattiePMLB6-6220RightRight7/4/195423Hampton,Virginia1975491NYY
2Paul BlairOFMLB6-0171RightRight2/1/194434Cushing,Oklahoma1962UDFA BAL
10Chris Chambliss1BMLB6-1212LeftRight12/26/194829Dayton,Ohio197011CLE
43Ken ClayPMLB6-3195RightRight4/6/195424Lynchburg,Virginia1972238NYY
53Ron DavisPMLB6-4207RightRight8/6/195522Houston,Texas1976356CHC
20Bucky DentSSMLB5-11181RightRight11/25/195126Savannah,Georgia197016STL
25Brian Doyle2B-SSMLB5-10160LeftRight1/26/195523Louisville,Kentucky1972476TEX
36Rawly EastwickPMLB6-3180RightRight10/24/195027Camden,New Jersey1969362CIN
31Ed FigueroaPMLB6-1190RightRight10/14/194829Ciales,Puerto Rico1966UDFA NYM
23Damaso Garcia2BMLB6-0185RightRight2/7/195721Moca,Dominican Republic1975UDFA NYY
54Rich GossagePMLB6-3217RightRight7/5/195126Colorado Springs,Colorado19709198CHW
49Ron GuidryPMLB5-11160LeftLeft8/28/195027Lafayette,Louisiana1971365NYY
35Don GullettPMLB6-0190RightLeft1/6/195127Lynn,Kentucky1969114CIN
40Fran HealyCMLB6-5220RightRight9/6/194631Holyoke,Massachusetts1965UDFA CLE
46Mike HeathCMLB5-11190RightRight2/5/195523Tampa,Florida1973237NYY
53Ken HoltzmanPMLB6-2175RightLeft11/3/194532St. Louis,Missouri1965461CHC
29Catfish HunterPMLB6-0195RightRight4/8/194632Hertford,North Carolina1964UDFA Kca
44Reggie JacksonOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft5/18/194632Wynecote,Pennsylvania196612Kca
41Cliff Johnson1B-CMLB6-4225RightRight7/22/194730San Antonio,Texas1966583HOU
27Jay JohnstoneOFMLB6-1175LeftRight11/20/194532Manchester,Connecticut1963UDFA CAL
40Bob KammeyerPMLB6-4210RightRight12/2/195027Kansas City,Kansas197221492NYY
24Mickey Klutts3BMLB5-11189RightRight9/20/195423Montebello,California1972486NYY
36Paul LindbladPMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/9/194136Chanute,Kansas1963UDFA Kca
28Sparky LylePMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/22/194433DuBois,Pennsylvania1964UDFA BAL
40,53Larry McCallPMLB6-2195LeftRight9/8/195225Asheville,North Carolina1978UDFA NYY
47Andy MessersmithPMLB6-1200RightRight8/6/194532Toms River,New Jersey1966112CAL
15Thurman MunsonCMLB5-11191RightRight6/7/194731Akron,Ohio196814NYY
9Graig Nettles3BMLB6-0185LeftRight8/20/194433San Diego,California1965474MIN
14Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194334Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
52Dave RajsichPMLB6-5175LeftLeft9/28/195126Youngstown,Ohio1975UDFA NYY
30Willie Randolph2BMLB5-11171RightRight7/6/195423Holly Hill,South Carolina19727167PIT
17Mickey RiversOFMLB5-10165LeftLeft10/31/194829Miami,Florida196918Wa2
18Dennis SherrillSS-3BMLB6-0165RightRight3/3/195622Miami,Florida1974112NYY
12Jim Spencer1BMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/30/194730Hanover,Pennsylvania196942907Sep
11Fred StanleySS-2BMLB5-10167RightRight8/13/194730Farnhamville,Iowa19668143HOU
24Gary ThomassonOF-1BMLB6-1180LeftLeft7/29/195126San Diego,California19697160SF
19Dick TidrowPMLB6-4213RightRight5/14/194731San Francisco,California1967476CLE
6Roy WhiteOFMLB5-10172BothRight12/27/194334Los Angeles,California1962UDFA NYY
25George Zeber2BMLB5-11170BothRight8/29/195027Ellwood City,Pennsylvania1968588NYY
Team PersonnelPosition 
Yogi BerraBullpen Coach 
Al CuccinelloScout 
Art FowlerPitching Coach 
Elston HowardFirst Base Coach 
Dick HowserManager 
Clyde KingAssistant Coach 
Bob LemonManager 
Billy MartinManager 
Frank MesserBroadcaster 
Gene MichaelBench Coach 
Meade PalmerNew York Yankees 
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster 
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager 
Bill WhiteBroadcaster 


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