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1978 Atlanta BravesNational League (MLB)
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Jerry Royster played for the 1978 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record69-93 (6th in National League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank22nd
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerBobby CoxGeneral ManagerBill Lucas
CoachesCloyd Boyer (Pitching Coach), Tom Burgess (Third Base Coach), Chris Cannizzaro (Bullpen Coach), Pete Ward (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Horner (#1)
Attendance904,494 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 71-68 ... Savannah Braves (AA) 72-72 ... Greenwood Braves (A) 82-57 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 25-30 ... Kingsport Braves (Rk) 33-37 ...
Years Available1876-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
3Dale Murphy1bR2215153066120143237911742145335315.226.284.394.67820940583.264.168.255.3057.224.93.54.023.033.3
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
1Jerry Royster2b-ssR25140529671371782352717564938429.259.331.333.66417627600.280.074.198.3069.38.20.90.3264.519.7
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
7Jeff BurroughsofR2715348872147306237712117920061216.301.432.529.96125859611.327.228.465.42419.215.10.83.821.240.1
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
36Gary MatthewsofR27129474751352051862876192214216.285.366.462.82821943542.318.177.308.37311.317.01.53.326.331.9
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
22Rowland OfficeofL251464044010113194086225264328.250.297.354.65114323439.266.104.163.2965.011.92.42.144.922.8
1970- 4-  94-ATL
 
19Rod Gilbreath3b-2bR25116326228013333176265103136.245.300.331.63110819356.282.086.169.2877.314.32.00.8108.723.8
1970- 3-  69-ATL
 
5Bob Horner3bR20893235086171236300244221927.266.313.539.85217441359.236.273.347.3716.711.71.86.414.047.7
1978- 1-   1-ATL
 
2Barry BonnellofR2411730436731131161262030020115.240.287.306.5939315326.264.066.151.2726.19.21.50.3304.020.6
1975- 1-   1-PHI
 
4Biff PocorobacB2492289217080634032914234615.242.312.332.6449614327.234.090.180.2918.94.30.51.848.220.0
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
15Darrel ChaneyssB308924527559132010254803171.224.295.306.6017513274.267.082.188.2699.117.51.91.181.723.6
1966- 2-  33-CIN
 
11Joe NolancL279521322497342232342811053.230.339.347.6867414249.249.117.282.31313.711.20.81.653.328.6
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
25Bob Beall1bB3010818529458011645362712104.243.368.303.671569225.278.060.249.32216.012.00.80.4185.020.0
1970-28- 653-PHI
 
17Glenn Hubbard2bR204416315424021321102024012.258.309.319.628526179.284.061.129.2895.611.22.01.181.514.3
1975-20- 473-ATL
 
9Pat RockettssR2355142620200412131201136.141.212.155.367222157.153.014.099.1718.37.60.90.00.010.0
1973- 1-  10-ATL
 
35Phil NiekropR3945120527400100032514103.225.248.258.506314129.281.033.058.2332.319.48.30.00.014.8
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
43Cito GastonofR346011852710190032001204.229.244.263.507312124.263.034.059.2312.416.16.70.8118.07.4
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
30Brian AsselstineofL243910311283321321111621511.272.339.417.756438122.289.145.262.3349.013.11.51.651.528.6
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
20Bruce BenedictcR2222523132001006600020.250.328.288.61615258.283.038.154.27710.310.31.00.00.015.4
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
49Preston HannapR2329494901110011802001.184.200.286.48614252.267.102.122.2191.934.618.01.949.022.2
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
16Chico Ruiz2bR2618463133002002400011.283.313.348.66116348.310.065.109.2934.28.32.00.00.023.1
1969-   UDFA-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerpB253441440001001805001.098.119.098.2174047.121.000.024.1042.117.08.00.00.00.0
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
27Larry McWilliamspL2415321201000001904000.063.063.125.1884136.154.062.063.0810.052.80.00.00.050.0
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
37Eddie SolomonpR273829240001000810003.138.167.138.3054030.190.000.000.1460.026.70.00.00.00.0
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
40Dick RuthvenpR2713240200000001103000.083.083.083.1662027.154.000.000.0760.040.70.00.00.00.0
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
29Eddie MillerofB21621531002302410000.143.250.190.4404124.176.047.286.2208.316.72.00.00.033.3
1975- 2-  41-TEX
 
45Jamie EasterlypL253719141001001501001.211.250.263.5135121.286.052.105.2384.823.85.00.00.025.0
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
50Tommy BoggspR221618130011000401000.167.167.333.5006119.154.166.167.2220.021.10.05.318.033.3
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
18Larry WhisentonofL21616131002001200000.188.235.250.4854117.214.062.125.2265.911.82.00.00.033.3
1975- 2-  42-ATL
 
12Jerry Maddox3bR24714130001001200001.214.267.214.4813015.250.000.071.2306.713.32.00.00.00.0
1975- 8- 186-ATL
 
26Gene GarberpR304411110000001500000.091.167.091.2581012.167.000.091.1358.341.75.00.00.00.0
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
28Adrian DevinepR263111010001000201000.091.091.091.1821012.111.000.000.0830.016.70.00.00.00.0
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
12Tom Paciorek1bR3159230000000100000.333.333.333.666309.375.000.000.3040.011.10.00.00.00.0
1968- 5-  89-LAN
 
48Craig SkokpR30438121000000300000.250.250.375.625318.400.125.125.2780.037.50.00.00.050.0
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
33Rick CamppR25428100000001501000.000.111.000.1110010.000.000.125.07910.050.05.00.00.00.0
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
56Jim BoutonpR3957000000001100000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08812.512.51.00.00.00.0
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
12Hank Small1bR2414000000000000001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1975- 4-  90-ATL
 
42Frank LaCortepR2624000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.040.00.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
10Rob Belloirss-3bR29210110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.3110.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1969- 8- 183-CLE
 
34Duane TheisspR2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
Batting Totals: (39 players)1625381600131319139123558906555087427614753140.244.315.363.67819513536066.269.363.225.0009.114.41.62.043.826.9 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
35Phil NiekroR39STMLB19182.884442222411334.12951291071610224811301.197.940.432.756.682.433.47.5142.64
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
49Preston HannaR23STMLB7135.13292810010140.1132898010939011201.618.470.645.965.770.975.71.3504.22
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerL25S/RMLB4114.683421131030134.2130827016669212301.468.691.074.416.151.395.48.2674.23
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
37Eddie SolomonR27S/RMLB464.083782900132106.09852481250645101.408.321.024.255.431.284.42.4004.26
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
27Larry McWilliamsL24STMLB932.8115150310099.18438311135422001.207.611.003.173.811.203.44.7504.24
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
40Dick RuthvenR27STMLB264.1113130210081.0784337828453001.318.670.893.115.001.614.78.2503.79
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
26Gene GarberR30R/CLMLB442.534304300362278.15826221113613200.916.661.261.497.014.692.99.5003.35
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
45Jamie EasterlyL25RelMLB365.6537631008178.0915249945427001.7410.501.045.194.850.936.00.3334.74
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
33Rick CampR25RelMLB243.7542438009074.1994231532231101.7711.990.613.872.780.725.09.3334.13
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
32Dave CampbellR26RelMLB444.80530530035169.16739371049452201.688.701.306.365.840.925.06.5005.28
1974-   UDFA-ATL
 
28Adrian DevineR26RelMLB545.92316250011365.1844543325262201.6711.570.413.443.581.046.20.5563.53
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
48Craig SkokL30RelMLB324.35430430011262.0643830827284101.479.291.163.924.061.045.52.6004.67
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
50Tommy BoggsR22S/RMLB286.7116124112059.0804644826213101.8012.201.223.973.200.817.02.2004.96
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
56Jim BoutonR39STMLB134.97550000029.0251816421100001.597.761.246.523.100.485.59.2505.86
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
42Frank LaCorteR26STMLB013.68220000014.29660471000.925.520.002.454.301.753.68.0002.45
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
34Duane TheissR24RelMLB001.4230300206.13110330000.984.260.004.264.261.001.42.0003.06
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
31Max LeonR28RelMLB006.3550500105.26441410001.929.531.596.351.590.256.35.0006.64
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
39Mike DaveyL26RelMLB000.0030300002.21000100000.913.370.003.370.000.000.00.0003.71
1974- 2-  32-ATL
 
Pitching Totals: (18 players)69934.101621622932971333214391404750656132624848671801.418.780.833.905.301.364.69.426  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDave Campbell26MLBp53-69691116.9380.280.22---53100.032.7Fielding by Day
PPhil Niekro39MLBp44-33417652484.9761.860.25---4597.827.2Fielding by Day
PGene Garber30MLBp43-78111100221.0000.510.28---4497.726.5Fielding by Day
PCraig Skok30MLBp43-623900121.0000.280.19---43100.026.5Fielding by Day
PRick Camp25MLBp42-748123023.8700.480.27---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PEddie Solomon27MLBp37-1065162123.9130.570.20---3897.422.8Fielding by Day
PJamie Easterly25MLBp37-782141117.9410.430.21---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PMickey Mahler25MLBp34-13441501191.0000.560.14---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PAdrian Devine26MLBp31-651091120.9500.610.29---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PPreston Hanna23MLBp29-140101801281.0000.970.20---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PTommy Boggs22MLBp16-59533011.7270.500.14---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PLarry McWilliams24MLBp15-99101901291.0001.930.29---15100.09.3Fielding by Day
PDick Ruthven27MLBp13-819137029.7591.690.27---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PJim Bouton39MLBp5-2933107.8571.200.21---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PMax Leon28MLBp5-5010011.0000.200.20---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PDuane Theiss24MLBp3-6200021.0000.670.33---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PMike Davey26MLBp3-2000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PFrank LaCorte26MLBp2-14010011.0000.500.07---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBiff Pocoroba24MLBc79--4544351502.9906.290.008225129285.948.8Fielding by Day
CJoe Nolan27MLBc61--2952473326.9795.230.00559149564.237.7Fielding by Day
CBruce Benedict22MLBc22--81141196.9904.320.001611-22100.013.6Fielding by Day
CDale Murphy22MLBof21--83133099.9704.570.001312615113.913.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDale Murphy22MLBof129--11379220841249.9849.530.00---15185.479.6Fielding by Day
1BBob Beall30MLB1b40--27524423303.9877.480.00---10837.024.7Fielding by Day
1BCito Gaston34MLBof4--2121124.9585.750.00---606.72.5Fielding by Day
1BTom Paciorek31MLBof-1b2--21001211.00010.500.00---540.01.2Fielding by Day
1BHank Small24MLB1b1--12101131.00013.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BJerry Royster25MLB3b-2b75--1861931039389.9745.050.00---14053.646.3Fielding by Day
2BGlenn Hubbard20MLB2b44--102130530237.9795.270.00---44100.027.2Fielding by Day
2BRod Gilbreath25MLB2b-3b39--7487413165.9764.130.00---11633.624.1Fielding by Day
2BChico Ruiz26MLB3b-2b14--31311563.9844.430.00---1877.88.6Fielding by Day
2BDarrel Chaney30MLBss-2b1--120131.0003.000.00---891.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBob Horner20MLB3b-1b89--811991317293.9563.150.00---89100.054.9Fielding by Day
3BRod Gilbreath25MLB2b-3b62--3411759156.9682.440.00---11653.438.3Fielding by Day
3BBarry Bonnell24MLBof15--15283246.9352.870.00---11712.89.3Fielding by Day
3BDarrel Chaney30MLBss-2b8--2801101.0001.250.00---899.04.9Fielding by Day
3BJerry Maddox24MLB3b5--371011.9092.000.00---771.43.1Fielding by Day
3BRob Belloir29MLBss1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
3BChico Ruiz26MLB3b-2b1--010011.0001.000.00---185.60.6Fielding by Day
3BJerry Royster25MLB3b-2b1--000000.000.00---1400.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDarrel Chaney30MLBss-2b77--97189730293.9763.710.00---8986.547.5Fielding by Day
SSJerry Royster25MLB3b-2b60--981831327294.9564.680.00---14042.937.0Fielding by Day
SSPat Rockett23MLBss51--6497516166.9703.160.00---5592.731.5Fielding by Day
SSRob Belloir29MLBss1--010011.0001.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJeff Burroughs27MLBof146--2241362243.9751.620.00---15395.490.1Fielding by Day
OFRowland Office25MLBof136--291432298.9902.170.00---14693.284.0Fielding by Day
OFGary Matthews27MLBof127--2381080256.9691.950.00---12998.478.4Fielding by Day
OFBarry Bonnell24MLBof105--172731182.9841.700.00---11789.764.8Fielding by Day
OFBrian Asselstine24MLBof35--6012063.9681.740.00---3989.721.6Fielding by Day
OFCito Gaston34MLBof29--4502047.9571.550.00---6048.317.9Fielding by Day
OFBob Beall30MLB1b8--700071.0000.880.00---1087.44.9Fielding by Day
OFEddie Miller21MLBof5--700071.0001.400.00---683.33.1Fielding by Day
OFLarry Whisenton21MLBof4--500051.0001.250.00---666.72.5Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Cloyd BoyerPitching Coach1927-09-01 50Alba,Missouri MLB1949-19551949-1955   P
Tom BurgessThird Base Coach1927-09-01 50London,Ontario MLB1954-19621954-1962   1B
Chris CannizzaroBullpen Coach1938-05-03 40Oakland,California MLB1956-19741960-1974
1956-   UDFA-SLN
C
Bobby CoxManager1941-05-21 37Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1960-19711968-1969
1959-   UDFA-LAN
3B
Chuck HarmonScout1924-04-23 54Washington,Indiana MLB1954-19571954-1957   3B-OF
Bill LucasGeneral Manager1936-01-25 42Jacksonville,Florida --   IF
Bob MavisScout1918-04-08 60Milwaukee,Wisconsin --   H
Pete WardFirst Base Coach1939-07-26 38Montreal,Quebec MLB1962-19701962-1970
1958-   UDFA-BAL
3B-OF