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1978 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  99-64   .607
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Don Zimmer
General Manager:   Haywood Sullivan
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  2,320,643
Playoffs:  -

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Carl Yastrzemski (38)
Youngest Player:  Bobby Sprowl (22)
Longest Tenure:  Carl Yastrzemski (18)
Top Hitter:  Jim Rice (1)
Top Pitcher:  Dennis Eckersley (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Edward Connors (#102)

Roster Continuity:  68.24%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
30Bob Bailey3B-OFMLB6-0188RightRight10/13/194235Long Beach,California1961UDFA PIT

29Sam BowenOFMLB5-9170RightRight9/18/195225Brunswick,Georgia19747164BOS
3Jack Brohamer2BMLB5-10165LeftRight2/26/195028Maywood,California196734637CLE
16Tom BurgmeierPMLB5-11185LeftLeft8/2/194334St. Paul,Minnesota1963UDFA Hoc
7Rick BurlesonSSMLB5-10165RightRight4/29/195127Lynwood,California197015BOS
22Bill CampbellPMLB6-3190RightRight8/9/194829Highland Park,Michigan1968694BAL
1Bernie CarboOFMLB6-0175LeftRight8/5/194730Detroit,Michigan1965116CIN
26Reggie ClevelandPMLB6-1195RightRight5/23/194830Swift Current,Saskatchewan1966UDFA STL
41Dick DragoPMLB6-1190RightRight6/25/194533Toledo,Ohio1965UDFA DET
17Frank DuffySSMLB6-1180RightRight10/14/194631Oakland,California196716CIN
43Dennis EckersleyPMLB6-2190RightRight10/3/195423Oakland,California1972350CLE
24Dwight EvansRF-OFMLB6-2205RightRight11/3/195126Santa Monica,California19695107BOS
27Carlton FiskCMLB6-2220RightRight12/26/194730Bellows Falls,Vermont196714BOS
38Garry HancockOF-1BMLB6-0175LeftLeft1/23/195424Tampa,Florida1976117CLE
31Andy HasslerPMLB6-5220LeftLeft10/18/195126Texas City,Texas196925579CAL
4Butch Hobson3BMLB6-1193RightRight8/17/195126Tuscaloosa,Alabama19738185BOS
18Fred KendallCMLB6-1190RightRight1/31/194929Torrance,California1967468CIN
26John LaRosePMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/25/195126Pawtucket,Rhode Island1970110LAD
37Bill LeePMLB6-3210LeftLeft12/28/194631Burbank,California196822507BOS
19Fred LynnOFMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/3/195226Chicago,Illinois1973241BOS
10Bob MontgomeryCMLB6-1203RightRight4/16/194434Nashville,Tennessee1962UDFA BOS
2Jerry Remy2BMLB5-9165LeftRight11/8/195225Fall River,Massachusetts19718129CAL
14Jim RiceLF-OFMLB6-2205RightRight3/8/195325Anderson,South Carolina1971115BOS
28Allen RipleyPMLB6-3190RightRight10/18/195225Norwood,Massachusetts1973UDFA BOS
15George Scott1BMLB6-2215RightRight3/23/194434Greenville,Mississippi1962UDFA BOS
47Bobby SprowlPMLB6-2190LeftLeft4/14/195622Sandusky,Ohio1977239BOS
46Bob StanleyPMLB6-4215RightRight11/10/195423Portland,Maine197417BOS
23Luis TiantPMLB5-11190RightRight11/23/194037Mariano,Cuba1962UDFA CLE
21Mike TorrezPMLB6-5210RightRight8/28/194631Topeka,Kansas1964UDFA STL
45Jim WrightPMLB6-1165RightRight12/21/195027Reed City,Michigan1969483BOS
8Carl YastrzemskiOFMLB5-11188LeftRight8/22/193938Southampton,New York1958UDFA BOS
Team PersonnelPosition 
Milt BollingScout 
George DigbyScout 
Bill EnosScout 
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster 
Walt HriniakHitting Coach 
Al JacksonPitching Coach 
Tom LarsonBroadcaster 
Felix MaldonadoScout 
Ned MartinBroadcaster 
Johnny PeskyFirst Base Coach 
Matt SczesnyScout 
Joe StephensonScout 
Dick StocktonBroadcaster 
Haywood SullivanGeneral Manager 
Larry ThomasScout 
Jim WoodsBroadcaster 
Eddie YostThird Base Coach 
Don ZimmerManager 


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