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1978 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 99-64 .607
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 796-657 + 139
Roster Continuity 68.24% 15/26
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,320,643 5/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Edward Connors (#102) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Al Jackson
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16)
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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Jim RiceOF25 677121213
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25
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15
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46
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1397558126571515.315.370.600970.285.374.3272.1714.7406746
7Rick BurlesonSS27 62675155
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32
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5
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5
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498840714210516.248.295.339634.091.155.2701.78125.2212685
2Jerry Remy2B25 58387162
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24
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6
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2
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44301340550014613.278.321.350671.072.170.3011.38291.5204643
27Carlton FiskC30 57194162
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39
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5
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20
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88727183763610.284.366.475841.191.324.3001.1728.6271658
19Fred LynnOF26 54175161
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33
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3
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22
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82367550111469.298.380.492872.194.327.2930.6724.6266627
8Carl YastrzemskiOF-1B38 52370145
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21
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2
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17
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8145764438189.277.367.423790.145.289.2720.5830.8221611
4Butch Hobson3B26 51265128
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26
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2
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17
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801050122034815.250.312.408720.158.258.2912.4430.1209574
24Dwight EvansOF26 49775123
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24
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2
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24
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638565119226215.247.336.449785.201.338.2781.8320.7223572
15George Scott1B34 4125196
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4
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12
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54114486037319.233.305.379684.146.252.2651.9534.3156466
3Jack Brohamer3B-DH28 2443457
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2513251301446.234.300.311611.078.172.2390.52244.076277
17Frank Duffy3B-SS31 1041227
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0041161110601.260.306.308614.048.106.2901.83--32117
30Bob BaileyDH35 941218
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921191910022.191.328.351679.160.372.1921.0023.533116
38Garry HancockOF-DH24 801018
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0040011200411.225.232.263495.038.050.26112.00--2186
1Bernie CarboOF-DH30 46712
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6118800003.261.370.391761.130.304.2971.0046.01854
18Fred Kendall1B29 4138
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004001200020.195.205.220425.024.049.1952.00--944
10Bob MontgomeryC34 2927
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050021200101.241.290.345635.103.172.4126.00--1032
29Sam BowenOF25 731
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1001200000.143.250.571821.429.571.0002.007.048
Batting Totals16005587796149327046172738745158283524436558135.267.333.424757.157.265.2851.4332.523716292
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
43Dennis Eckersley23 2082.99353516300268.1258998930711623071.238.661.012.385.442.28
21Mike Torrez31 16133.96363615200250.027212211019991207231.489.790.683.564.321.21
23Luis Tiant37 1383.31323112510212.1185807826571140251.147.851.102.424.842.00
37Bill Lee31 10103.4628248130177.019889682059440021.4510.071.023.002.240.75
46Bob Stanley23 1522.60523003510141.21425041534380011.249.000.322.152.411.12
45Jim Wright27 843.5724165330116.01225146824560071.269.470.621.864.342.33
41Dick Drago33 443.043710024777.1713026532422041.348.300.583.744.911.31
28Allen Ripley25 255.551511103073.09249451022262031.5611.341.232.713.211.18
16Tom Burgmeier34 214.433510013461.1743330723240031.5910.921.033.393.541.04
22Bill Campbell29 753.882900020450.2622522317471101.5510.940.533.008.292.76
31Andy Hassler26 213.00132004130.0381310013231001.7011.400.003.906.901.77
47Bobby Sprowl22 026.2333000012.212109310100001.698.312.086.926.921.00
26John LaRose26 0022.501000002.03551300003.0013.504.5013.500.000.00
26Reggie Cleveland30 01-1000000.1110000000------
Batting Totals99643.5434116357141062614731530657579137464706165351.359.350.842.844.311.52
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carlton FiskC154733901713.9800.00
Bob MontgomeryC1035510.9760.00
Fred KendallC522320.9260.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Scott1B1131052551099.9910.00
Carl Yastrzemski1B5038741347.9930.00
Fred Kendall1B13858071.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry Remy2B14032744413114.9830.00
Jack Brohamer2B233954313.9690.00
Frank Duffy2B121729051.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Butch Hobson3B1331222614325.8990.00
Jack Brohamer3B30254925.9740.00
Frank Duffy3B22101411.9600.00
Bob Bailey3B102001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick BurlesonSS14428548215100.9810.00
Frank DuffySS213655713.9290.00
Jerry RemySS112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred LynnOF1494081172.9840.00
Dwight EvansOF1423051462.9820.00
Jim RiceOF1142451331.9890.00
Carl YastrzemskiOF71136822.9860.00
Garry HancockOF19293011.0000.00
Bernie CarboOF9260001.0000.00
Sam BowenOF420001.0000.00
Bob BaileyOF120001.0000.00
Carlton FiskOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob StanleyP52141103412.9782.80
Dick DragoP377721010.9231.40
Mike TorrezP36250122923.9531.48
Tom BurgmeierP356151323.9002.65
Dennis EckersleyP352681929011.0001.61
Luis TiantP322121420021.0001.44
Bill CampbellP295010610.9412.87
Bill LeeP2817793232.9322.08
Jim WrightP2411641210.9411.24
Allen RipleyP157338001.0001.36
Andy HasslerP133004001.0001.20
Bobby SprowlP31201001.0000.74
Reggie ClevelandP100000.0000.00
John LaRoseP1201001.0004.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim RiceDH49.0000.00
Bob BaileyDH34.0000.00
Carl YastrzemskiDH27.0000.00
Jack BrohamerDH25.0000.00
Butch HobsonDH14.0000.00
Garry HancockDH13.0000.00
Bernie CarboDH8.0000.00
George ScottDH7.0000.00
Frank DuffyDH6.0000.00
Dwight EvansDH4.0000.00
Jerry RemyDH4.0000.00
Carlton FiskDH1.0000.00
Fred KendallDH1.0000.00


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