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1978 Cleveland IndiansAmerican League (MLB)
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Buddy Bell played for the 1978 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record69-90 (6th in American League East)League Rank11thMLB Rank20th
ManagerJeff TorborgGeneral ManagerPhil Seghi
CoachesRocky Colavito (First Base Coach), Harvey Haddix (Pitching Coach), Joe Moeller (Assistant Coach), Joe Nossek (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickPhil Lansford (#10)
Attendance800,584
Minor League AffiliatesPortland Beavers (AAA) 76-62 ... Chattanooga Lookouts (AA) 63-80 ... Waterloo Indians (A) 91-46 ... Batavia Trojans (A-) 34-38 ...
Years Available1879-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Rick ManningofL231485666514927335012123862183110.263.309.337.64619133616.290.074.141.2966.210.11.60.5188.722.2
1972- 1-   2-CLE
 
25Buddy Bell3bR2614255671157278662133943092124.282.328.392.72021841606.297.110.176.3266.47.11.11.092.726.1
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
18Duane Kuiper2bL28149547521551860434919354163111.283.311.338.64918524589.301.055.080.2953.25.91.80.00.015.5
1972- 1-  21-CLE
 
29Andre Thornton1bR281455089713322433105479372628417.262.377.516.89326259617.243.254.431.39615.111.70.85.415.444.4
1967-   UDFA-PHI
 
21Tom VeryzerssR2513042148114184132121336515407.271.298.340.63814323458.291.069.097.2902.87.92.80.2421.020.2
1971- 1-  11-DET
 
1Johnny GrubbofL2911337854100166146151596028255.265.365.450.81517036449.281.185.352.36613.113.41.03.127.036.0
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
35Gary AlexandercR259032439761431762023510010432.235.308.454.76214734364.280.219.321.3389.627.52.94.719.144.7
1972- 2-  36-SFN
 
27Jim NorrisofL291133154189145227127422005346.283.364.378.74211921365.294.095.244.33711.55.50.50.6157.523.6
1971- 5- 108-CLE
 
00Paul DadeofR26933073778121320129344525113.254.331.329.66010116349.288.075.195.3079.712.91.30.9102.320.5
1970- 1-  10-CAL
 
22Ted Coxof-3bR238222714537011901163018114.233.286.278.564638253.264.045.110.2616.311.91.90.4227.015.1
1973- 1-  17-BOS
 
14Larvell BlanksssR2870193194910022000101605407.254.285.337.6226512212.263.083.135.2824.77.61.60.996.524.5
1969- 3-  60-ATL
 
7,13Ron PruittcR267118717446161721162002033.235.296.374.6707013205.236.139.230.3007.89.81.32.931.229.6
1972- 2-  28-TEX
 
7Bernie CarbodhL306017421508041610203111116.287.362.402.7647012197.329.115.236.34910.215.71.62.043.524.0
1965- 1-  16-CIN
 
23Willie HortondhR355016915427052230152511047.249.314.379.6936412186.266.130.237.3098.113.41.72.733.828.6    
16Bo DiazcR25441271230402110041702002.236.260.315.575406133.259.079.110.2623.012.84.31.563.520.0
1970-   UDFA-BOS
 
20Horace SpeedofR26701061324410424143112115.226.320.283.603305124.316.057.170.28311.325.02.20.00.020.8
1969- 3-  66-SFN
 
31Wayne Cagedh-1bL2636981124614131292801002.245.308.449.7574411108.303.204.286.3418.325.93.13.724.545.8
1971- 3-  57-CLE
 
9Ron HasseycL2525745150029205711201.203.256.284.54021283.194.081.176.2506.08.41.42.437.013.3
1976-18- 422-CLE
 
23Dan BriggsofL251549480111004900002.163.226.265.49113253.179.102.184.2297.617.02.31.949.025.0
1970- 2-  34-CAL
 
35Mike VailofR261434282102111901110.235.250.353.60312337.308.118.147.2532.724.39.00.00.037.5
1971- 4-  85-SLN
 
8Alfredo GriffinssB2054121000002100000.500.667.7501.417316.667.250.750.60633.316.70.50.00.050.0
1973-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Jim KernpR29581000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1967-   UDFA-CLE
 
Batting Totals: (22 players)1595365638140022345106596636148869826924031124.261.323.379.70220313746011.281.379.209.0008.111.61.41.850.626.7 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Rick WaitsL26STMLB13153.203433115210230.1206978216869710021.278.050.633.363.791.133.79.4643.79
1970- 5- 112-WS2
 
40Rick WiseR32STMLB9194.34333129110211.222611610222591061031.359.610.942.514.511.804.93.3213.81    
48Mike PaxtonR24STMLB12113.86332765241191.017989821363963381.278.430.612.974.521.524.19.5223.58
1975-23- 538-BOS
 
44Don HoodL28S/RMLB564.483619171040154.2166827713777310011.589.660.764.484.250.954.77.4554.25
1969- 1-  17-BAL
 
32David ClydeL23STMLB8114.28282535010153.116680734608311131.489.740.233.524.871.384.70.4213.07
1973- 1-   1-TEX
 
34Jim KernR29R/CLMLB10103.085805800431399.1773634458955031.366.980.365.268.611.643.26.5003.04
1967-   UDFA-CLE
 
41Paul ReuschelR31S/RMLB243.1118612106089.2953331522241121.319.540.502.212.411.093.31.3333.58
1968- 3-  53-CAL
 
43Sid MongeL27RelMLB432.76482460022684.2713626451545201.457.550.435.425.741.063.83.5713.73
1970-24- 569-CAL
 
37Dan SpillnerR26RelMLB313.67360360023356.1542623221481011.348.630.323.367.672.294.15.7502.51
1970- 2-  25-SDN
 
38Dave FreislebenR26S/RMLB147.1112102000044.1523735431194001.8810.560.816.293.860.617.51.2005.00
1971- 5- 100-SDN
 
51Dennis KinneyL26RelMLB024.42180180012538.2372119314191001.348.610.703.264.421.364.89.0003.70
1970-10- 225-CLE
 
17Wayne GarlandR27STMLB237.89660000029.2432726616131012.0213.041.824.853.940.818.19.4006.06
1969- 1-   1-SLN
 
39Al FitzmorrisR32RelMLB016.28707004014.11910103752001.8411.931.884.403.140.716.28.0006.07
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
46Rick KreugerL29RelMLB003.8660600209.16441371000.995.790.962.896.752.333.86.0003.44
1971-   UDFA-BOS
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)69903.991591592143651232814071397694624100568739567241.408.940.643.634.731.304.44.434  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJim Kern29MLBp58-9941600201.0000.340.20---58100.036.5Fielding by Day
PSid Monge27MLBp48-844112117.8820.310.18---48100.030.2Fielding by Day
PDan Spillner26MLBp36-56040041.0000.110.07---36100.022.6Fielding by Day
PDon Hood28MLBp36-1546261233.9700.890.21---36100.022.6Fielding by Day
PRick Waits26MLBp34-23019491169.9862.000.30---34100.021.4Fielding by Day
PMike Paxton24MLBp33-19117201238.9741.120.19---33100.020.8Fielding by Day
PRick Wise32MLBp33-21115292246.9571.330.21---33100.020.8Fielding by Day
PDavid Clyde23MLBp28-1539181028.9640.960.18---28100.017.6Fielding by Day
PDennis Kinney26MLBp18-3844119.8890.440.21---18100.011.3Fielding by Day
PPaul Reuschel31MLBp18-8961603221.0001.220.25---18100.011.3Fielding by Day
PDave Freisleben26MLBp12-44440081.0000.670.18---12100.07.5Fielding by Day
PAl Fitzmorris32MLBp7-14020021.0000.290.14---7100.04.4Fielding by Day
PWayne Garland27MLBp6-29150161.0001.000.21---6100.03.8Fielding by Day
PRick Kreuger29MLBp6-9110021.0000.330.22---6100.03.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CGary Alexander25MLBc66--3053463345.9835.140.00452769073.341.5Fielding by Day
CRon Pruitt26MLBof-c48--1701534188.9843.850.00451017167.630.2Fielding by Day
CBo Diaz25MLBc44--1831864207.9714.570.002314544100.027.7Fielding by Day
CRon Hassey25MLBc24--1301511146.9936.040.0016832596.015.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BAndre Thornton28MLB1b145--132710671061440.9959.880.00---145100.091.2Fielding by Day
1BWayne Cage26MLB1b11--73811082.9887.360.00---3630.66.9Fielding by Day
1BTed Cox23MLB3b-of7--40202421.0006.000.00---828.54.4Fielding by Day
1BJim Norris29MLBof6--43204451.0007.500.00---1135.33.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDuane Kuiper28MLB2b149--3414081691765.9795.030.00---149100.093.7Fielding by Day
2BLarvell Blanks28MLBss-2b17--253103561.0003.290.00---7024.310.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBuddy Bell26MLB3b139--1253551530495.9703.450.00---14297.987.4Fielding by Day
3BTed Cox23MLB3b-of20--15363354.9442.550.00---8224.412.6Fielding by Day
3BLarvell Blanks28MLBss-2b3--260081.0002.670.00---704.31.9Fielding by Day
3BRon Pruitt26MLBof-c2--000000.000.00---712.81.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSTom Veryzer25MLBss129--1773752158573.9634.280.00---13099.281.1Fielding by Day
SSLarvell Blanks28MLBss-2b43--561071322176.9263.790.00---7061.427.0Fielding by Day
SSAlfredo Griffin20MLBss2--471512.9175.500.00---540.01.3Fielding by Day
SSTed Cox23MLB3b-of1--010011.0001.000.00---821.20.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRick Manning23MLBof144--377721386.9952.670.00---14897.390.6Fielding by Day
OFJohnny Grubb29MLBof110--1991464219.9731.940.00---11397.369.2Fielding by Day
OFPaul Dade26MLBof-3b81--171672184.9622.190.00---9387.150.9Fielding by Day
OFJim Norris29MLBof78--153622161.9882.040.00---11369.049.1Fielding by Day
OFHorace Speed26MLBof61--8512088.9771.410.00---7087.138.4Fielding by Day
OFTed Cox23MLB3b-of38--4531149.9801.260.00---8246.323.9Fielding by Day
OFRon Pruitt26MLBof-c16--2901030.9671.810.00---7122.510.1Fielding by Day
OFDan Briggs25MLB1b-of15--38101391.0002.600.00---15100.09.4Fielding by Day
OFMike Vail26MLBof9--18000181.0002.000.00---1464.35.7Fielding by Day
OFBernie Carbo30MLBof4--100011.0000.250.00---606.72.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHBernie Carbo30MLBof49--000000.000.00---6081.730.8Fielding by Day
DHWillie Horton35MLBof48--000000.000.00---5096.030.2Fielding by Day
DHGary Alexander25MLBc25--000000.000.00---9027.815.7Fielding by Day
DHWayne Cage26MLB1b20--000000.000.00---3655.612.6Fielding by Day
DHJim Norris29MLBof15--000000.000.00---11313.39.4Fielding by Day
DHTed Cox23MLB3b-of12--000000.000.00---8214.67.5Fielding by Day
DHPaul Dade26MLBof-3b9--000000.000.00---939.75.7Fielding by Day
DHRon Pruitt26MLBof-c5--000000.000.00---717.03.1Fielding by Day
DHHorace Speed26MLBof3--000000.000.00---704.31.9Fielding by Day
DHBuddy Bell26MLB3b1--000000.000.00---1420.70.6Fielding by Day
DHLarvell Blanks28MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---701.40.6Fielding by Day
DHMike Vail26MLBof1--000000.000.00---147.10.6Fielding by Day
DHRick Waits26MLBp1--000000.000.00---342.90.6Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Wayne BrittonScout1944-- 34- --
1965-56- 790-BAL
OF
Dan CarnevaleScout -- --   SCOUT
Rocky ColavitoFirst Base Coach1933-08-10 44New York,New York MLB1955-19681955-1968   OF
Harvey HaddixPitching Coach1925-09-18 52Medway,Ohio MLB1952-19651952-1965   P
Leon HamiltonScout -- --   SCOUT
Joe MoellerAssistant Coach1943-02-15 35Blue Island,Illinois MLB1962-19711962-1971   P
Joe NossekThird Base Coach1940-11-08 37Cleveland,Ohio MLB1964-19701964-1970   OF
Herb ScoreBroadcaster1933-06-07 45Rosedale,New York MLB1955-19621955-1962   P
Phil SeghiGeneral Manager1909-03-09 69Cedar Point,Illinois --   EXEC
Jeff TorborgManager1941-11-26 36Montclair,New Jersey MLB1963-19731964-1973   C