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1978 World SeriesNew York Yankees vs Los Angeles Dodgers
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Reggie Jackson played for NYA in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultNew York Yankees defeated Los Angeles Dodgers 4 games to 2
Most Valuable Player of SeriesBucky Dent

New York Yankees ManagerBob Lemon
Los Angeles Dodgers ManagerTom Lasorda

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Games -- Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats


Game #1 - Tuesday October 10,1978

Los Angeles Dodgers 11   New York Yankees 5

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WP:   Tommy John
LP:   Ed Figueroa
SV:   (none)
HR:   Dave Lopes, Reggie Jackson, Dusty Baker

Game #2 - Wednesday October 11,1978

Los Angeles Dodgers 4   New York Yankees 3

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WP:   Burt Hooton
LP:   Catfish Hunter
SV:   Bob Welch
HR:   Ron Cey

Game #3 - Friday October 13,1978

New York Yankees 5   Los Angeles Dodgers 1

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WP:   Ron Guidry
LP:   Don Sutton
SV:   (none)
HR:   Roy White

Game #4 - Saturday October 14,1978

New York Yankees 4   Los Angeles Dodgers 3

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WP:   Rich Gossage
LP:   Bob Welch
SV:   (none)
HR:   Reggie Smith

Game #5 - Sunday October 15,1978

New York Yankees 12   Los Angeles Dodgers 2

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WP:   Jim Beattie
LP:   Burt Hooton
SV:   (none)

Game #6 - Tuesday October 17,1978

New York Yankees 7   Los Angeles Dodgers 2

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WP:   Catfish Hunter
LP:   Don Sutton
SV:   (none)
HR:   Dave Lopes, Reggie Jackson

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Thurman MunsonC31625583007103700000.320.393.440.83311328.444.120.28010.7125.002.330.000.0037.50
Lou PiniellaOF34625370004100000000.280.280.280.5607025.280.000.0400.000.000.000.000.000.00
Graig Nettles3B33625240001000600000.160.160.160.3204025.211.000.0000.0024.000.000.000.000.00
Roy WhiteOF34624980014204500000.333.429.458.88711128.389.125.37514.2917.861.253.5724.0012.50
Bucky DentSS266243101007001200000.417.440.458.89811125.455.041.0834.008.002.000.000.0010.00
Reggie JacksonOF32623291028003700000.391.462.6961.15816326.500.305.43511.5426.922.337.6911.5033.33
Mickey RiversOF29518260001100200000.333.333.333.6666018.375.000.0560.0011.110.000.000.000.00
Brian Doyle2B-SS23616471002000000000.438.438.500.9388116.438.062.0630.000.000.000.000.0014.29
Jim Spencer1B30412320000002400000.167.286.167.4532014.250.000.16714.2928.572.000.000.000.00
Chris Chambliss1B29311120000001100000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
Paul BlairOF3468231000001400000.375.444.500.944419.750.125.25011.1144.444.000.000.0033.33
Fred StanleySS-2B3035011000001000000.200.333.400.733216.200.200.40016.670.000.000.000.00100.00
Gary ThomassonOF-1B2634010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Cliff Johnson1B-C3022000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Dave Lopes2B33626780037202100000.308.357.6541.01117328.227.346.5007.143.570.5010.718.6737.50
Bill RussellSS296261112002102200000.423.464.500.96413228.458.077.1927.147.141.000.000.0018.18
Reggie SmithOF33625350015002600000.200.259.320.5798127.222.120.2007.4122.223.003.7025.0020.00
Steve Garvey1B29624151000101700000.208.240.250.4906125.294.042.1254.0028.007.000.000.0020.00
Ron Cey3B30621260014003300000.286.375.429.8049124.294.143.28612.5012.501.004.1721.0016.67
Dusty BakerOF29621250011001300000.238.273.381.6548122.235.143.1904.5513.643.004.5521.0020.00
Lee LacyOF-2B30414020001001300000.143.200.143.3432015.182.000.0716.6720.003.000.000.000.00
Steve YeagerC29513231000001200000.231.286.308.5944114.273.077.1547.1414.292.000.000.0033.33
Rick MondayOF32513221000004300000.154.353.231.5843117.200.077.38523.5317.650.750.000.0050.00
Billy NorthOF3048211002101000000.125.222.250.472219.125.125.37511.110.000.000.000.00100.00
Joe FergusonC-OF3124122000000100000.500.5001.0001.500424.667.500.5000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Vic DavalilloOF4123010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Johnny OatesC32110100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0001021.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
Manny MotaOF4010000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Catfish Hunter114.1520013.01361501.089.000.000.693.465.000.00.50032
Jim Beattie102.001109.0924801.449.000.004.008.002.000.001.00023
Ron Guidry101.001109.0817401.678.000.007.004.000.570.001.00027
Ed Figueroa018.102006.2965202.2612.150.006.752.700.400.00.00029
Rich Gossage100.003006.0101400.331.500.001.506.004.000.001.00026
Dick Tidrow001.932004.2410500.957.710.000.009.6400.00.00031
Ken Clay0011.571002.1432202.8615.430.007.717.711.000.00.00024
Paul Lindblad0011.571002.1430101.9015.430.000.003.8600.00.00036
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Tommy John103.0720014.21454601.278.590.002.453.681.500.001.00035
Don Sutton027.5020012.017104801.7512.750.003.006.002.000.00.00033
Burt Hooton116.482008.11363601.9814.040.003.246.482.000.00.50028
Charlie Hough008.442005.11052502.3516.880.003.388.442.500.00.00030
Bob Welch016.233014.1432601.468.310.004.1512.463.000.00.00021
Terry Forster000.003004.0501601.5011.250.002.2513.506.000.00.00026
Lance Rautzhan0013.502002.0430002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.00025
Doug Rau000.001002.0100300.504.500.000.0013.5000.00.00029