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1978 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 6th in National League West
Run Differential: 600-750 -150
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: Bill Lucas
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 904,494 22/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Bob Horner (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Chris Cannizzaro
First Base Coach: Pete Ward
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Third Base Coach: Tom Burgess

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Jeff Burroughs (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Dale Murphy (#5), Pat Rockett (#10), Preston Hanna (#11)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9269.5712.5
8973.5496.0
8478.51911.0
7488.45721.0
6993.42626.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
30Brian AsselstineOF241031128
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1321111621151.272.328.417745.146.262.2891.4551.543120
25Bob Beall1B301852945
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1645362710214.243.365.303668.059.249.2780.75185.056224
10Rob BelloirSS-3B29101
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0000000000001.0001.0002.00030001.0001.0001.000----21
20Bruce BenedictC2252313
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001006602000.250.328.288616.038.154.2831.00--1558
50Tommy BoggsP221813
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1000400100.167.167.333500.167.167.154--18.0619
2Barry BonnellOF243043673
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161262030012015.240.287.306593.066.151.2641.50304.093326
56Jim BoutonP397000000001100000.000.125.000125.000.143.0001.00--08
7Jeff BurroughsOF2748872147
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7712117920120616.301.432.529961.227.465.3270.7921.2258611
33Rick CampP258100000001500100.000.111.000111.000.125.0005.00--010
15Darrel ChaneySS302452755
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2010254807311.224.295.306601.082.188.2671.9281.775274
28Adrian DevineP261101
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0001000200100.091.091.091182.000.000.111----112
45Jamie EasterlyP251914
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001001500101.211.250.263513.053.105.2865.00--521
26Gene GarberP301111
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0000001500000.091.167.091258.000.091.1675.00--112
43Cito GastonOF34118527
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90032000124.229.244.263507.034.059.2636.67118.031124
19Rod Gilbreath3B-2B253262280
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3176265103316.245.300.331631.086.169.2821.96108.7108356
49Preston HannaP234949
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10011800201.184.200.286486.102.122.26718.0049.01452
5Bob Horner3B203235086
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6300244222197.266.309.539848.272.347.2361.7514.0174357
17Glenn Hubbard2B201631542
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1321102021402.258.301.319620.061.129.2842.0081.552177
42Frank LaCorteP264000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
12Jerry Maddox3B241413
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0001001200001.214.267.214481.000.071.2502.00--315
24Mickey MahlerP254144
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0001001800501.098.119.098217.000.024.1218.00--447
36Gary MatthewsOF2747475135
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62876192221416.285.364.462826.177.308.3181.5126.3219540
27Larry McWilliamsP243212
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000001900400.062.063.125188.062.063.154----436
29Eddie MillerOF212153
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002302410000.143.217.190407.048.286.1762.00--423
3Dale Murphy1B2253066120
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7911742145333515.226.281.394675.168.255.2643.4523.0209580
35Phil NiekroP39120527
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00100032510413.225.242.258500.033.058.2818.33--31128
11Joe NolanC272132249
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2232342815103.230.336.347683.117.282.2490.8253.374248
22Rowland OfficeOF2540440101
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4086225262438.250.287.354641.104.163.2662.3644.9143433
12Tom Paciorek1B31923
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0000000100000.333.333.333666.000.000.375----39
4Biff PocorobaC242892170
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34032914263415.242.307.332639.090.180.2340.4848.296325
9Pat RockettSS23142620
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00412131203116.141.212.155367.014.099.1530.92--22157
1Jerry Royster2B-SS2552967137
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352717564932849.259.328.333661.074.198.2800.87264.5176597
16Chico Ruiz2B2646313
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002002401001.283.312.348660.065.109.3102.00--1648
40Dick RuthvenP272402
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00000001100300.083.083.083166.000.000.154----227
48Craig SkokP30812
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000000300000.250.250.375625.125.125.400----38
12Hank Small1B244000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
37Eddie SolomonP272924
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0001000810003.138.138.138276.000.000.190----429
34Duane TheissP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
18Larry WhisentonOF211613
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002001200000.187.235.250485.062.125.2142.00--417
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
50Tommy Boggs286.711612112059804644826213111.8012.201.223.973.200.81-2.483
37Eddie Solomon464.08378001321069852481250645121.408.321.024.255.431.28-1.132
48Craig Skok324.354300011262643830827284101.479.291.163.924.061.04-1.556
40Dick Ruthven264.111313210081784337828453001.318.670.893.115.001.61-1.321
35Phil Niekro19182.8844422241133429512910716102248113131.197.950.432.756.682.43-1.057
27Larry McWilliams932.8215153100998438311135422021.207.641.003.183.821.20-1.377
24Mickey Mahler4114.6734211030134130827016669212371.458.671.074.406.131.39-1.056
31Max Leon006.0050001056441410011.679.001.506.001.500.25-2.500
42Frank LaCorte013.60220000149660471000.875.400.002.404.201.75-1.286
49Preston Hanna7135.1429280010140132898010939011231.618.490.645.985.790.97-1.220
26Gene Garber442.54430003622785826221113613200.916.691.271.507.044.69--
45Jamie Easterly365.65376008178915249945427021.7410.501.045.194.850.93-1.608
28Adrian Devine545.953160011365844543325262201.6811.630.423.463.601.04-2.793
39Mike Davey000.0030000021000100000.673.000.003.000.000.00100,00.000
32Dave Campbell444.8353000351696739371049452251.688.741.306.395.870.92-1.036
33Rick Camp243.77424009074994231532231131.7712.040.613.892.800.72-3.357
56Jim Bouton134.9755000029251816421100001.597.761.246.523.100.48-1.500
34Duane Theiss001.5030002063110330011.004.500.004.504.501.00-1.000


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