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1978 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 59-102 .366
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 590-775 -185
Manager(s): Roy Hartsfield
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 1,562,585 12/26
Top Draft Pick: Lloyd Moseby (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bobby Doerr
Pitching Coach: Bob Miller
Third Base Coach: Jackie Moore

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Roy Howell (#4), John Mayberry (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), Balor Moore (#22)
American League East Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    John MayberryTORDETL 2-6 @DET411000000000000010001000th career game
    Jim ClancyTORDETL 4-8 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Garth IorgTORDETL 4-8 @DET301000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Willie UpshawTORDETL 4-8 @DET201000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Roy HowellTORDETW 10-8 vs DET53400030000000003874 hits
    Garth IorgTORCLEL 5-6 vs CLE3000001000000010101st career RBI
    Rico CartyTORKCAW 8-7 @KCA422002500000000013642 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Willie UpshawTORKCAW 8-7 @KCA501100200010000091st career RBI
    Tim JohnsonTORSEAL 0-6 @SEA40000000004000004104 strikeouts
    Rick BosettiTORSEAL 7-9 @SEA4110014000100000761st career home run
    Rico CartyTORSEAW 8-3 vs SEA524100100000000013754 hits
    John MayberryTORBOSL 4-5 vs BOS422002300010000010372 home runs
    John MayberryTORNYAL 3-4 @NYA322002300100000010412 home runs
    Willie UpshawTORNYAL 5-6 @NYA5240012111000000284 hits, 1st career home run, 1st career stolen base
    Roy HowellTORDETL 8-10 vs DET52420010000000004434 hits
    Brian MilnerTORCLEL 3-8 @CLE401000000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Victor CruzTORCLEL 3-12 @CLE000000000000000011st career game
    Bob BailorTORBALW 24-10 vs BAL54210010020000002034 runs scored
    John MayberryTORBALW 24-10 vs BAL533102700000000010682 home runs, 7 RBIs
    Brian MilnerTORBALW 24-10 vs BAL533010200000000021st career RBI
    Otto VelezTORBALW 24-10 vs BAL34320020030000002604 runs scored
    Rico CartyTORCLEW 9-3 vs CLE301000400000002014092 sacrifice flies
    John MayberryTORDETW 9-2 @DET524000100000000010774 hits
    Dave McKayTORCALL 2-3 @CAL50000000004000002464 strikeouts
    Jerry GarvinTORMINL 3-6 @MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Rico CartyTORCHAW 8-0 vs CHA423300000000000014463 Doubles
    Bob BailorTORKCAW 5-2 vs KCA50401010000000002474 hits
    Bob BailorTORKCAW 3-2 vs KCA51400010000000002484 hits
    Alan AshbyTORMINW 6-2 @MIN51410020000000003804 hits
    Alvis WoodsTORMINW 6-2 @MIN53411000000000001544 hits
    Roy HowellTORTEXW 3-1 vs TEX3110000001000000500500th career game
    Rick BosettiTORTEXW 4-1 @TEX50400000100000001634 hits
    Bob BailorTORBOSW 7-6 @BOS51410020000000002674 hits
    Otto VelezTORCLEL 2-6 vs CLE41410110000000003014 hits
    Butch AlbertsTORMILW 5-4 vs MIL402000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Dave McKayTORBALL 4-5 vs BAL43401110100000002994 hits
    Willie HortonTORNYAL 2-3 vs NYA400000000040000017654 strikeouts
    John MayberryTORNYAL 1-4 @NYA411001100010000111471000th career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Jesse JeffersonTORCHAW 4-0 vs CHAWSHO930001100030000--12024-40Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Tom UnderwoodTOROAKW 4-0 vs OAKWSHO950004900035000--11435-32Complete game/Shutout
    Tom MurphyTORMILL 5-7 vs MILL 2.133302100012000--40063-94400th career game
    Victor CruzTORCLEL 3-12 @CLE 1.20000020005000--10-01st career game
    Victor CruzTORCLEW 2-1 @CLESv 22000020007000--20-01st career save
    Victor CruzTORBALW 9-8 vs BALW 1.22000021007000--41-01st career win
    Jesse JeffersonTORCHAW 8-0 vs CHAWSHO930003500033000--13930-47Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Victor CruzTORMILL 2-3 @MIL 1.211104400010000--203-1Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jim ClancyTORBOSW 5-4 vs BOS 8943021000035000--4314-2010 Strikeouts

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