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1978 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Herman Franks
General Manager:   Bob Kennedy
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  1,525,311
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Woodie Fryman (38)
Youngest Player:  Scot Thompson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Rick Reuschel (7)
Top Hitter:  Ivan DeJesus (17)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Reuschel (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Bill Hayes (#13)

Roster Continuity:  72.91%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Ivan DeJesus+ss1725UDFA: 1970MLB160619104172247335411274782515212.278.356.354710219712488894.9.313
19Manny Trillo+2b7327UDFA: 1968MLB15255253144175455075067233810.261.320.332652183615436623.8.286
7Bobby Murcer+of3432UDFA: 1964MLB1464996614022696414580570150612.281.376.403779201585382866.1.298
22Bill Buckner+1b-of-281968-2-25MLB11744647144261574751817051516.323.345.419765187470329695.7.324
10Dave Kingman+of-1b35291970-1-1MLB119395651051742879343911168263.266.336.542878214448305746.5.294
21Greg Gross+of81251970-4-79MLB124347349212713931331905376.265.323.349672121390272474.7.272
26Larry Biittner+of-1b-321968-10-212MLB120343328815145001233714168.257.300.341641117374271383.7.273
8Dave Rader+c-291967-1-18MLB1163052962133336113426173513.203.281.29557690348265262.7.210
16Steve Ontiveros+3b-261969-6-136MLB82276346714412202343303154.243.321.33365492316221344.2.267
18Gene Clines+of-311966-6-115MLB109229315910201743212811215.258.321.31964073254181253.7.292
24,32Rodney Scott+2b-ss88241972-11-258MLB782274164510152710434130704.282.403.31371671280184344.9.344
27Mike Vail+of-261971-4-85MLB741801560624330132400026.333.341.45679682185129275.7.364
24,32Jerry White+of-251970-14-315MLB5913622376011043231601123.272.373.33871146162108204.9.298
6Larry Cox+c-30UDFA: 1966MLB5912110345021800121600004.281.346.3727184513391164.8.311
9Tim Blackwell+c-251970-13-304MLB49103823300700231711414.223.367.2526202613289113.4.264
20Mick Kelleher+ss-3b-301969-3-68MLB689582410064171100405.253.304.263567251068172.2.286
24Hector Cruz+of-3b-251998-11-343MLB30768185029003601104.237.266.38264729806383.3.235
47Dennis Lamp+p-251971-3-62MLB377311520030001700301.205.205.23343817766210.6.268
48Rick Reuschel+p87291970-3-67MLB3573510200410423101010.137.190.1643541289740-0.1.196
34Ray Burris+p-271972-17-399MLB41613712020021300701.115.143.1973401270620-0.1.146
9Joe Wallis+of-261973-6-136MLB285571721160251301000.309.367.43680324604085.6.390
41Dave Roberts+p-33-MLB37524173027002700302.327.352.50085226574096.2.349
31Davey Johnson+2b-35UDFA: 1962MLB24495151126005920001.306.393.490883245635107.6.342
39Mike Krukow+p-261973-8-184MLB274541150030021300310.244.271.35662616513853.3.333
25Scot Thompson+of-1b-221974-1-7MLB19367153002002400100.417.447.500947183922910.5.469
12Rudy Meoli+ss-3b-271969-4-75MLB47291030102106400000.103.257.1724305352621.6.120
17Ed Putman+c-1b-241975-1-3MLB1725250003004600000.200.310.2005105292011.9.263
35Woodie Fryman+p-38UDFA: 1965MLB1316011001000500310.062.059.12518422019-1-1.3.083
49Donnie Moore+p-241973-1-3MLB7115241004002600100.267.353.3336865181223.8.444
42Bruce Sutter+p-251970-21-494MLB6413110000002800400.077.200.07727711916-1-1.3.200
40Lynn McGlothen+p-281968-3-60MLB4913131000001100001.231.286.3085934141112.6.250
30Ken Holtzman+p-321965-4-61MLB2310221000001500100.200.273.300573312911.8.400
23Mike Gordon+c-241972-3-63MLB45010000003211000.200.556.20075619417.8.333
43Paul Reuschel+p-311968-3-53MLB164000000000100000.000.000.0000044--.000
29Mike Sember+3b-251974-2-31MLB93210000001100000.333.500.33383314218.0.500
46Dave Geisel+p-231973-5-112MLB183000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
45Karl Pagel+1b-231976-1-20MLB22000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
38Willie Hernandez+p-23UDFA: 1981MLB551100000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)1625532664146122448726121105856274621618459125.264.331.3616921997625843977184.4.291

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
48Rick Reuschel+20291970-3-67MLB14153.4135359100242.2235989216541151311.198.720.592.004.270.47.2761.55
47Dennis Lamp+28251971-3-62MLB7153.3037366300223.22219682165673221.248.890.642.252.940.77.2681.65
34Ray Burris+72271972-17-399MLB7134.7640324131198.2210112105157994631.459.510.683.584.260.84.2960.94
41Dave Roberts+6833-MLB685.2535202161142.11598783175654401.5110.051.073.543.411.04.2951.05
39Mike Krukow+-261973-8-184MLB933.9127203130138.01256260115381101.298.150.723.465.280.65.2701.16
49Donnie Moore+47241973-1-3MLB974.1171100244103.0117554773150721.4410.220.612.714.370.62.3131.25
42Bruce Sutter+33251970-21-494MLB8103.1864000472799.08244351034106811.177.450.913.099.640.32.2801.44
40Lynn McGlothen+-281968-3-60MLB533.044910014080.077332773960001.458.660.794.396.750.65.3021.11
38Willie Hernandez+-23UDFA: 1981MLB823.775400021359.257262563538301.548.600.915.285.730.92.2951.02
35Woodie Fryman+5438UDFA: 1965MLB245.17139000055.264373263728321.8110.350.975.984.531.32.3351.01
30Ken Holtzman+-321965-4-61MLB036.11236009253.0614036103536301.8110.361.705.946.110.97.3051.13
43Paul Reuschel+-311968-3-53MLB205.14160006028.029161641313101.509.321.294.184.181.00--1.00
46Dave Geisel+-231973-5-112MLB104.24181004023.127121101115101.6310.410.004.245.790.73.3290.95
37Manny Seoane+-231973-6-122MLB105.407100108.11165065112.0411.880.006.485.401.20.3440.81
Totals: (38 players)79834.06162162247138381,45514757246567253976853121.399.120.773.334.750.70.304 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave RaderC11441251117.9770.00 
Larry CoxC581782673.9670.00 
Tim BlackwellC492132033.9870.00 
Mike GordonC4140001.0000.00 
Ed PutmanC20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill Buckner1B105107583685.9950.00 
Larry Biittner1B6255452853.9870.00 
Dave Kingman1B656224.9670.00 
Ed Putman1B39010.9000.00 
Scot Thompson1B281011.0000.00 
Steve Ontiveros1B170001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Manny Trillo2B1493545051999.9780.00 
Mick Kelleher2B173348061.0000.00 
Rudy Meoli2B64510.9000.00 
Rodney Scott2B6161011.9630.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Steve Ontiveros3B7757194916.9650.00 
Rodney Scott3B59431011115.9290.00 
Mick Kelleher3B371141031.0000.00 
Davey Johnson3B1242251.8390.00 
Ed Putman3B861311.9500.00 
Hector Cruz3B7214001.0000.00 
Mike Sember3B70210.6670.00 
Rudy Meoli3B529001.0000.00 
Mike Vail3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ivan DeJesusSS1602325582796.9670.00 
Mick KelleherSS10811011.0000.00 
Rodney ScottSS64711.9170.00 
Mike SemberSS111011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby MurcerOF138225850.9790.00 
Greg GrossOF111182641.9790.00 
Dave KingmanOF100170842.9780.00 
Gene ClinesOF6684620.9780.00 
Jerry WhiteOF54102421.9810.00 
Mike VailOF4550110.9810.00 
Larry BiittnerOF2947110.9800.00 
Joe WallisOF25361001.0000.00 
Hector CruzOF14300001.0000.00 
Rodney ScottOF1014110.9370.00 
Scot ThompsonOF560001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Donnie MooreP71103101620.9292.27 
Bruce SutterP6499129001.0001.91 
Willie HernandezP5459212001.0002.13 
Lynn McGlothenP49801511.8570.68 
Ray BurrisP40198233842.9382.77 
Dennis LampP37223185111.9862.78 
Rick ReuschelP35242244421.9712.53 
Dave RobertsP35142829021.0002.34 
Mike KrukowP27138919011.0001.83 
Ken HoltzmanP235335011.0001.36 
Dave GeiselP182312001.0001.17 
Paul ReuschelP162814011.0001.61 
Woodie FrymanP1355513021.0002.93 
Manny SeoaneP780000.0000.00 


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