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1978 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cleveland,OH
Team Record:  69-90   .434
Result:   6th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jeff Torborg
General Manager:   Phil Seghi
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Attendance:  800,584
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Horton (35)
Youngest Player:  Alfredo Griffin (20)
Longest Tenure:  Buddy Bell (7)
Top Hitter:  Andre Thornton (6)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Waits (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Phil Lansford (#10)

Roster Continuity:  57.32%
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 
35Gary AlexanderCMLB6-2200RightRight3/27/195325Los Angeles,California1972236SFN

25Buddy Bell3BMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/195126Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania196916373CLE
14Larvell BlanksSS-2BMLB5-8167RightRight1/28/195028Del Rio,Texas1969360ATL
23Dan Briggs1B-OFMLB6-0180LeftLeft11/18/195225Scotia,California1970234CAL
31Wayne Cage1BMLB6-4205LeftLeft11/23/195126Monroe,Louisiana1971355CLE
7Bernie CarboOFMLB6-0175LeftRight8/5/194730Detroit,Michigan1965116CIN
32David ClydePMLB6-1185LeftLeft4/22/195523Kansas City,Kansas197311TEX
22Ted Cox3B-OFMLB6-3195RightRight1/24/195523Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1973117BOS
00Paul DadeOF-3BMLB6-0195RightRight12/7/195126Seattle,Washington1970110CAL
16Bo DiazCMLB5-11190RightRight3/23/195325Cua,Venezuela1971UDFA BOS
39Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194632Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHA
38Dave FreislebenPMLB5-11200RightRight10/31/195126Coraopolis,Pennsylvania1971596SDN
17Wayne GarlandPMLB6-0195RightRight10/26/195027Nashville,Tennessee196911SLN
8Alfredo GriffinSSMLB5-11165BothRight10/6/195720Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1974UDFA CLE
1Johnny GrubbOFMLB6-3188LeftRight8/4/194829Richmond,Virginia1971123SDN
9Ron HasseyCMLB6-2200LeftRight2/27/195325Tucson,Arizona197618422CLE
44Don HoodPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/16/194928Florence,South Carolina1969117BAL
23Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209RightRight10/18/194235Arno,Virginia1962UDFA DET
34Jim KernPMLB6-5205RightRight3/15/194929Gladwin,Michigan1968UDFA CLE
51Dennis KinneyPMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/26/195226Toledo,Ohio197010218CLE
46Rick KreugerPMLB6-2185RightLeft11/3/194829Grand Rapids,Michigan1978UDFA CLE
18Duane Kuiper2BMLB6-0175LeftRight6/19/195028Racine,Wisconsin1972121CLE
30Larry Lintz2B-SSMLB5-9150BothRight10/10/194928Martinez,California19716122MON
28Rick ManningOFMLB6-1180LeftRight9/2/195423Niagara Falls,New York197212CLE
43Sid MongePMLB6-2195BothLeft4/11/195127Agua Prieta,Mexico197024562CAL
27Jim NorrisOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft12/20/194829Brooklyn,New York19715108CLE
48Mike PaxtonPMLB5-11190RightRight9/3/195324Memphis,Tennessee197523538BOS
7,13Ron PruittOF-CMLB6-0185RightRight10/21/195126Flint,Michigan1972228TEX
41Paul ReuschelPMLB6-4225RightRight1/12/194731Quincy,Illinois1968353CAL
20Horace SpeedOFMLB6-1180RightRight10/4/195126Los Angeles,California1969366SFN
37Dan SpillnerPMLB6-1190RightRight11/27/195126Casper,Wyoming1970225SDN
29Andre Thornton1BMLB6-2205RightRight8/13/194928Tuskegee,Alabama1967UDFA PHI
35Mike VailOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/10/195126San Francisco,California1971485SLN
21Tom VeryzerSSMLB6-1185RightRight2/11/195325Port Jefferson,New York1971111DET
36Rick WaitsPMLB6-3195LeftLeft5/15/195226Atlanta,Georgia19705110WS2
40Rick WisePMLB6-2195RightRight9/13/194532Jackson,Michigan1963UDFA PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Wayne BrittonScout 
Dan CarnevaleScout 
Rocky ColavitoFirst Base Coach 
Eddie DoucetteBroadcaster 
Harvey HaddixPitching Coach 
Joe MoellerAssistant Coach 
Jim MuellerBroadcaster 
Joe NossekThird Base Coach 
Herb ScoreBroadcaster 
Phil SeghiGeneral Manager 
Joe TaitBroadcaster 
Jeff TorborgManager 


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