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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
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,320,643 5/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Edward Connors (#102) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Jim RiceOF25677121213
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15
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46
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1397558126571515.315.370.600970.285.374.3272.1714.7406746
7Rick BurlesonSS2762675155
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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 Remy2B2558387162
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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 FiskC3057194162
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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 LynnOF2654175161
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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-1B3852370145
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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 Hobson3B2651265128
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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 EvansOF2649775123
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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 Scott1B344125196
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16
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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-DH282443457
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2513251301446.234.300.311611.078.172.2390.52244.076277
17Frank Duffy3B-SS311041227
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0041161110601.260.306.308614.048.106.2901.83--32117
30Bob BaileyDH35941218
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921191910022.191.328.351679.160.372.1921.0023.533116
38Garry HancockOF-DH24801018
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0040011200411.225.232.263495.038.050.26112.00--2186
1Bernie CarboOF-DH3046712
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6118800003.261.370.391761.130.304.2971.0046.01854
18Fred Kendall1B294138
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004001200020.195.205.220425.024.049.1952.00--944
10Bob MontgomeryC342927
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050021200101.241.290.345635.103.172.4126.00--1032
29Sam BowenOF25731
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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
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
43Dennis Eckersley232082.99353516300268258998930711623071.238.661.012.385.442.28
21Mike Torrez3116133.9636361520025027212211019991207231.489.790.683.564.321.21
23Luis Tiant371383.31323112510212185807826571140251.147.851.102.424.842.00
37Bill Lee3110103.462824813017719889682059440021.4510.071.023.002.240.75
46Bob Stanley231522.605230035101411425041534380011.249.000.322.152.411.12
45Jim Wright27843.57241653301161225146824560071.269.470.621.864.342.33
41Dick Drago33443.043710024777713026532422041.348.300.583.744.911.31
28Allen Ripley25255.5515111030739249451022262031.5611.341.232.713.211.18
16Tom Burgmeier34214.433510013461743330723240031.5910.921.033.393.541.04
22Bill Campbell29753.882900020450622522317471101.5510.940.533.008.292.76
31Andy Hassler26213.00132004130381310013231001.7011.400.003.906.901.77
47Bobby Sprowl22026.233300001212109310100001.698.312.086.926.921.00
26John LaRose260022.5010000023551300003.0013.504.5013.500.000.00
26Reggie Cleveland3001-1000000110000000------
Pitching Totals99643.5434116357141062614731530657579137464706165351.359.350.842.844.311.52


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