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1978 Chicago Cubs (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in National League East
Run Differential: 664-724 -60
Manager(s): Herman Franks
General Manager: Bob Kennedy
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,525,311 13/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Bill Hayes (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joey Amalfitano
Bullpen Coach: Jack Bloomfield
First Base Coach: Cookie Rojas
Pitching Coach: Mike Roarke
Third Base Coach: Peanuts Lowrey

#1 Draft Picks

Scot Thompson (#7), Dave Rader (#18)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8873.5471.5
7983.48811.0
7686.46914.0
6993.42621.0
6696.40724.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
26Larry Biittner1B323433288
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5001233714168.257.298.341639.085.149.2731.6185.8117373
9Tim BlackwellC25103823
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00700231711414.223.362.252614.029.252.2640.74--26131
22Bill Buckner1B2844647144
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5
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74751817051516.323.345.419764.096.141.3240.9489.2187470
34Ray BurrisP276137
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020021300701.115.143.197340.082.115.1466.50--1270
18Gene ClinesOF312293159
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01743212811215.258.319.319638.061.157.2921.33--73253
6Larry CoxC301211034
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5
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02
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1800121600004.281.346.372718.091.190.3111.3360.545133
24Hector CruzOF2576818
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9003601104.237.266.382648.145.184.2352.0038.02980
11Ivan DeJesusSS25619104172
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35411274782515212.278.354.354708.076.242.3131.05206.3219710
35Woodie FrymanP381601
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001000500310.062.059.125184.062.063.083----220
46Dave GeiselP233000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
23Mike GordonC24501
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0000003211000.200.500.200700.000.600.3330.67--18
21Greg GrossOF253473492
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3931331905376.265.323.349672.084.184.2720.58347.0121390
38Willie HernandezP231100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
30Ken HoltzmanP321022
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000001500100.200.273.300573.100.200.4005.00--312
31Davey Johnson3B3549515
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6005920001.306.370.490860.184.286.3421.8024.52454
20Mick Kelleher3B3095824
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0064171100405.253.304.263567.011.116.2861.57--25106
10Dave KingmanOF2939565105
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79343911168263.266.327.542869.276.372.2942.8514.1214442
39Mike KrukowP2645411
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0030021300310.244.271.356627.111.156.3336.50--1651
47Dennis LampP2573115
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0030001700301.205.205.233438.027.027.268----1776
40Lynn McGlothenP281313
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000001100001.231.286.308594.077.154.2501.00--414
12Rudy Meoli2B-3B2729103
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02106400000.103.257.172429.069.310.1200.67--535
49Donnie MooreP241524
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004002600100.267.353.333686.067.200.4443.00--518
7Bobby MurcerOF3249966140
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6414580570150612.281.376.403779.122.301.2980.7155.4201585
16Steve Ontiveros3B262763467
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2202343303154.243.321.333654.091.207.2670.97276.092316
45Karl Pagel232000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
17Ed Putman3B242525
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0003004600000.200.310.200510.000.160.2631.50--529
8Dave RaderC293052962
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36113426173513.203.279.295574.092.203.2100.76101.790347
43Paul ReuschelP314000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
48Rick ReuschelP2973510
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00410423101010.137.179.164343.027.096.1965.75--1288
41Dave RobertsP3352417
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7002700302.327.352.500852.173.212.3493.5026.02657
24,32Rodney Scott3B242274164
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0152710434130704.282.396.313709.031.295.3440.95--71277
29Mike Sember3B25321
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0000001100000.333.500.333833.000.333.5001.00--14
42Bruce SutterP251311
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0000002800400.077.200.077277.000.154.2004.00--119
25Scot ThompsonOF2236715
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002002400100.417.447.500947.083.139.4692.00--1839
19Manny Trillo2B2755253144
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55075067233810.261.318.332650.071.149.2861.34138.0183613
27Mike VailOF261801560
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330132400026.333.341.456797.122.133.3648.0045.082185
9Joe WallisOF2655717
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60251301000.309.367.436803.127.182.3902.6055.02460
24,32Jerry WhiteOF251362237
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1043231601123.272.373.338711.066.243.2980.70136.046162
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
34Ray Burris7134.754032413119821011210515799463101.459.500.683.574.251.19-1.789
37Manny Seoane105.62710010811650651102.1212.370.006.755.620.83-2.200
41Dave Roberts685.263520216114215987831756544031.5110.081.083.553.420.96-2.000
48Rick Reuschel14153.41353591002422359892165411513151.198.700.592.004.262.13-1.672
43Paul Reuschel205.14160006028291616413131001.509.321.294.184.181.00--
49Donnie Moore974.11711002441031175547731507221.4410.220.612.714.371.61-1.930
40Lynn McGlothen533.044910014080773327739600001.458.660.794.396.751.54-1.045
47Dennis Lamp7153.293736630022322196821656732241.248.880.642.252.931.30-2.303
39Mike Krukow933.912720313013812562601153811051.298.150.723.465.281.53-1.239
30Ken Holtzman036.112360092536140361035363011.8110.361.705.946.111.03-1.109
38Willie Hernandez823.755400021359572625635383011.538.550.905.255.701.09-1.159
46Dave Geisel104.30181004023271211011151001.6510.570.004.305.871.36-1.800
35Woodie Fryman245.14139000055643732637283201.8010.290.965.954.500.76-1.706
42Bruce Sutter8103.186400047279982443510341068111.177.450.913.099.643.12-.621


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