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1978 Minor League Standings

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  • Standings below are by league, sorted by level from AAA to Rookie. There are also 2 Top 10 lists that span all of Minor League Baseball.
  • Note that the several full season minor leagues split the season in 2 and have standings for the 1st and 2nd halves. The winners of divisions in both halves will meet in the playoffs. TBC displays the aggregate standings and does not track the split season.
  • Minor League Standings are available since 1977.
  • Playoff teams are in bold
  • American Association (AAA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    East
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    128Indianapolis IndiansS - R - F1357857.578--Roy MajtykaBush Stadium165,014
    230Evansville TripletsS - R - F1367858.5740.5Les MossBosse Field109,106
    354Springfield RedbirdsS - R - F1367066.5158.5Jimy WilliamsLanphier Park110,301
    474Iowa OaksS - R - F1366670.48512.5Joe SparksSec Taylor Stadium121,510
    West
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    170Denver BearsS - R - F1356669.489--Doc EdwardsMile High Stadium261,647
    271Omaha RoyalsS - R - F1356669.489--John SullivanJohnny Rosenblatt Stadium139,447
    384Oklahoma City 89ersS - R - F1366274.4564.5Mike RyanAll Sports Stadium172,996
    498Wichita AerosS - R - F1355877.4308.0Harry DunlopLawrence-Dumont Stadium150,840

    International League (AAA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    112Charleston CharliesS - R - F1408555.607--Jim BeauchampWalt Powell Park130,653
    227Pawtucket Red SoxS - R - F1408159.5794.0Joe MorganMcCoy Stadium123,310
    344Toledo Mud HensS - R - F1407466.52911.0Cal ErmerLucas County Stadium163,651
    458Richmond BravesS - R - F1397168.51113.5Tommie AaronParker Field202,106
    564Tidewater TidesS - R - F1406971.49316.0Frank VerdiMet Park116,685
    673Rochester Red WingsS - R - F1406872.48617.0Ken Boyer, Frank Robinson, Al WidmarSilver Stadium219,814
    795Columbus ClippersS - R - F1396178.43923.5Johnny LiponCooper Stadium324,510
    8120Syracuse ChiefsS - R - F1405090.35735.0Vern BensonMacArthur Stadium160,519

    Pacific Coast League (AAA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Eastern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    135Albuquerque DukesS - R - F1407862.557--Del CrandallAlbuquerque Sports Stadium231,524
    246Salt Lake GullsS - R - F1377265.5264.5Deron JohnsonDerks Field207,440
    355Phoenix GiantsS - R - F1407268.5146.0Rocky BridgesPhoenix Municipal Stadium157,044
    465Tucson TorosS - R - F1406971.4939.0Rich DonnellyHi Corbett Field120,744
    5117San Jose MissionsS - R - F1405387.37925.0Rene LachemannSan Jose Municipal Stadium67,037
    Western
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    123Tacoma YankeesS - R - F1378057.584--Mike FerraroCheney Stadium211,030
    237Portland BeaversS - R - F1387662.5514.5Gene DusanCivic Stadium96,395
    343Vancouver CanadiansS - R - F1397465.5327.0Jim MarshallNat Bailey Stadium123,466
    482Spokane IndiansS - R - F1396475.46017.0John FelskeAvista Stadium101,751
    5110Hawaii IslandersS - R - F1385682.40624.5Dick PhillipsAloha Stadium154,477

    Eastern League (AA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    122West Haven YankeesS - R - F1398257.590--Stump MerrillQuigley Stadium46,048
    225Reading PhilliesS - R - F1367957.5811.5Lee EliaReading Municipal Memorial Stadium66,969
    347Bristol Red SoxS - R - F1387266.5229.5Tony TorchiaMuzzy Field64,921
    479Waterbury GiantsS - R - F1396574.46817.0Andy GilbertMunicipal Stadium46,011
    590Holyoke MillersS - R - F1376176.44520.0George FarsonMackenzie Stadium48,565
    6114Jersey City A'sS - R - F1375483.39427.0John KennedyRoosevelt Stadium28,969

    Southern League (AA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Eastern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    131Orlando TwinsS - R - F1438261.573--Johnny GorylTinker Field42,801
    257Jacksonville SunsS - R - F1427369.5148.5Gordon MacKenzieSam W. Wolfson Baseball Park86,834
    361Savannah BravesS - R - F1447272.50010.5Bobby DewsGrayson Stadium68,126
    468Columbus AstrosS - R - F1437073.49012.0Jimmy JohnsonGolden Park75,438
    583Charlotte O'sS - R - F1446678.45816.5Lance NicholsCrockett Park64,163
    Western
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    110Knoxville SoxS - R - F1448856.611--Joe Jones, Tony La RussaBill Meyer Stadium87,916
    263Memphis ChicksS - R - F1447173.49317.0Felipe AlouTim McCarver Stadium153,686
    381Montgomery RebelsS - R - F1446777.46521.0Ed BrinkmanPaterson Field41,618
    487Nashville SoundsS - R - F1416477.45422.5Chuck GogginHerschel Greer Stadium380,159
    594Chattanooga LookoutsS - R - F1436380.44124.5Jimmy Bragan, John OrsinoEngel Stadium53,917

    Texas League (AA)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Eastern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    124Arkansas TravelersS - R - F1327755.583--Tommy ThompsonRay Winder Field175,686
    232Jackson MetsS - R - F1347658.5672.0Bob WellmanSmith-Wills Stadium68,178
    3103Tulsa DrillersS - R - F1355778.42221.5Marty MartinezOiler Park46,098
    4111Shreveport CaptainsS - R - F1365581.40424.0Steve DemeterSPAR Stadium38,209
    Western
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    120El Paso DiablosS - R - F1358055.593--Moose StubingDudley Field251,086
    226San Antonio DodgersS - R - F1367957.5811.5Don LeJohnV.J. Keefe Memorial Stadium74,420
    352Midland CubsS - R - F1357065.51910.0Jim SaulCubs Stadium86,080
    4123Amarillo Gold SoxS - R - F1334489.33135.0Glenn EzellPotter County Memorial Stadium53,110

    California League (A+)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Northern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    113Lodi DodgersS - R - F1408555.607--Stan WasiakLawrence Park41,248
    288Stockton MarinersS - R - F1406377.45022.0Bobby FloydBilly Hebert Field35,670
    392Reno Silver SoxS - R - F1406278.44323.0Eddie WattMoana Stadium32,570
    497Modesto A'sS - R - F1406179.43624.0Gaylen PittsDel Webb Field55,794
    Southern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    15Visalia OaksS - R - F1399742.698--Roy McMillanRecreation Park52,618
    215Salinas AngelsS - R - F1408456.60013.5Chuck CottierMunicipal Stadium108,453
    3102Fresno GiantsS - R - F1395980.42438.0John Van OrnumEuless Ballpark67,683
    4121Bakersfield OutlawsS - R - F1404892.34349.5George CulverSam Lynn Ballpark0

    Carolina League (A+)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    19Peninsula PilotsS - R - F1399049.647--Jim SnyderWar Memorial Stadium34,343
    241Salem PiratesS - R - F1357263.53316.0Jim MahoneySalem Municipal Stadium51,006
    342Lynchburg MetsS - R - F1377364.53316.0Jack AkerLynchburg City Stadium56,905
    496Alexandria DukesS - R - F1335875.43629.0Les PedenMunicipal Stadium45,220
    5101Kinston EaglesS - R - F1345777.42530.5Leo MazzoneGrainger Stadium31,072
    6106Winston-Salem Red SoxS - R - F1325577.41731.5Bill SlackErnie Shore Field48,617

    Florida State League (A+)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Northern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    116St. Petersburg CardinalsS - R - F1408456.600--Hal LanierAl Lang Field154,833
    218Winter Haven Red SoxS - R - F1388256.5941.0Rac SliderChain of Lakes Park13,922
    333Lakeland TigersS - R - F1387860.5655.0Jim LeylandJoker Marchant Stadium58,067
    485Tampa TarponsS - R - F1346173.45520.0Mike ComptonAl Lopez Field90,058
    5107Dunedin Blue JaysS - R - F1425983.41526.0Denis MenkeGrant Field17,165
    6125Daytona AstrosS - R - F1354293.31139.5Leo Posada, Charles SprinkleJackie Robinson Ballpark30,942
    Southern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    139Miami OriolesS - R - F1417665.539--Jimmy WilliamsMiami Stadium60,118
    250Fort Lauderdale YankeesS - R - F1427468.5212.5Doug HolmquistFort Lauderdale Stadium58,266
    353Fort Myers RoyalsS - R - F1377166.5183.0Gene LamontTerry Park Ballfield65,574
    459Pompano Beach CubsS - R - F1417269.5114.0Jack HiattPompano Beach Municipal Stadium24,631
    580West Palm Beach ExposS - R - F1446777.46510.5Larry BearnarthWest Palm Beach Municipal Stadium104,236

    Midwest League (A)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Northern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    14Appleton FoxesS - R - F1379740.708--Gordy LundGoodland Field94,730
    27Waterloo IndiansS - R - F1379146.6646.0Woody SmithMunicipal Stadium66,406
    389Wisconsin Rapids TwinsS - R - F1386276.44935.5Rick StelmaszekWitter Field51,154
    4112Wausau MetsS - R - F1365581.40441.5Dan MonzonAthletic Park48,213
    Southern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    162Burlington BeesS - R - F1386969.500--Lee SigmanCommunity Field59,218
    269Quad Cities AngelsS - R - F1376770.4891.5Cotton NashJohn O'Donnell Stadium124,288
    3115Cedar Rapids GiantsS - R - F1355382.39314.5Jack MullVeterans Field67,616
    4116Clinton DodgersS - R - F1365383.39015.0Dick McLaughlinRiverview Stadium43,921

    Western Carolina League (A)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    121Greenwood BravesS - R - F1398257.590--Al GallagherLegion Stadium42,201
    238Shelby RedsS - R - F1397564.5407.0Jim LettVeterans Field22,058
    348Spartanburg PhilliesS - R - F1407367.5219.5Ron ClarkDuncan Park26,721
    449Asheville TouristsS - R - F1407367.5219.5Wayne TerwilligerMcCormick Field36,527
    566Gastonia CardinalsS - R - F1406971.49313.5Buzzy KellerSims Legion Park46,326
    6122Charleston PiratesS - R - F1404793.33635.5Bill ScriptureCollege Park19,536

    New York-Penn League (A-)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Wrigley
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    13Geneva CubsS - R - F715120.718--Bob HartsfieldMcDonough Park30,645
    211Jamestown ExposS - R - F724428.6117.5Pat DaughertyCollege Stadium30,896
    377Batavia TrojansS - R - F723438.47217.5Luis IsaacDwyer Stadium39,359
    499Niagara Falls PiratesS - R - F703040.42920.5Don Colpoys, Michael McGuireSal Maglie Stadium20,304
    5119Newark Co-PilotsS - R - F722646.36125.5Ken RichardsonColburn Park14,228
    Yawkey
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    12Oneonta YankeesS - R - F705119.729--Art MazmanianDamaschke Field35,222
    251Utica Blue JaysS - R - F713734.52114.5Duane LarsonDonovan Stadium at Murnane Field30,638
    391Auburn SunsetsS - R - F723240.44420.0Dick RockwellFalcon Park47,711
    4109Little Falls MetsS - R - F712942.40822.5Chris KrugLittle Falls Veterans Memorial Park27,416
    5126Elmira PioneersS - R - F692148.30429.5Dick BerardinoDunn Field31,485

    Northwest League (A-)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    Northern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    16Grays Harbor LoggersS - R - F704723.671--Bill BrykOlympic Stadium19,842
    28Walla Walla PadresS - R - F694524.6521.5Cliff DittoBorleske Stadium51,488
    329Bellingham MarinersS - R - F714130.5776.5Bob DidierJoe Martin Field29,739
    4105Victoria MusselsS - R - F692940.42017.5Jim ChapmanRoyal Athletic Park10,103
    Southern
    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    156Eugene EmeraldsS - R - F703634.514--Greg RiddochCivic Stadium50,505
    272Bend Timber HawksS - R - F723537.4862.0Edward NottleVince Genna Stadium14,420
    3118Salem SenatorsS - R - F692544.36210.5Carl Thompson8,140
    4124Boise BuckskinsS - R - F722349.31914.0Gerry Craft23,126

    Appalachian League (Rk)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    119Elizabethton TwinsS - R - F694128.594--Fred WatersJoe O'Brien Field22,173
    245Johnson City CardinalsS - R - F703733.5294.5Nick LeyvaHoward Johnson Field40,053
    360Bristol TigersS - R - F693534.5076.0Joe LewisDevault Memorial Stadium29,736
    476Paintsville HighlandersS - R - F693336.4788.0Ron MihalPaul G. Fyffe Field16,098
    578Kingsport BravesS - R - F703337.4718.5Eddie HaasDobyns-Bennett20,203
    6104Bluefield OriolesS - R - F692940.42012.0J.R. MinerBowen Field28,625

    Gulf Coast League (Rk)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    117Gulf Coast RangersS - R - F553322.600--Joe Klein0
    234Gulf Coast RoyalsS - R - F553124.5642.0Jose Martinez0
    336Gulf Coast CubsS - R - F543024.5562.5Randy Hundley0
    486Gulf Coast BravesS - R - F552530.4558.0Pedro Gonzalez0
    5100Gulf Coast AstrosS - R - F542331.4269.5Julio Linares0
    6113Gulf Coast PiratesS - R - F532132.39611.0Woody HuykePirate City Stadium0

    Pioneer League (Rk)1978PREV - NEXTTop

    RankMinRankTeamOrgLinksGPWinsLossesPctGBLManagersBallparkAttendance
    11Billings MustangsS - R - F685018.735--Jim HoffCobb Field58,750
    214Idaho Falls AngelsS - R - F684127.6039.0Reuben RodriguezMcDermott Field27,033
    340Calgary CardinalsS - R - F693732.53613.5Johnny LewisBurns Stadium25,198
    467Great Falls GiantsS - R - F673334.49316.5Ernie RodriguezCentene Stadium47,912
    575Lethbridge DodgersS - R - F683335.48517.0Jim LefebvreHenderson Stadium14,320
    693Helena PhilliesS - R - F683038.44120.0Larry RojasKindrick Field25,463
    7108Medicine Hat Blue JaysS - R - F682840.41222.0John McLarenAthletic Park17,010
    8127Butte Copper KingsS - R - F661947.28830.0Bruce MannoAlumni Coliseum19,469

    1978 Rank by Organization

    RankTeamWinsLossesPct
    1Chicago White Sox251166.602
    2New York Yankees287201.588
    3Minnesota Twins315245.563
    4California Angels303246.552
    5Philadelphia Phillies304247.552
    6St. Louis Cardinals300248.547
    7Cleveland Indians264226.539
    8Los Angeles Dodgers295257.534
    9Detroit Tigers223195.533
    10Atlanta Braves225197.533
    11Chicago Cubs251231.521
    12Cincinnati Reds314305.507
    13Kansas City Royals210204.507
    14Boston Red Sox311306.504
    15Montreal Expos248247.501
    16Baltimore Orioles210215.494
    17New York Mets302316.489
    18Texas Rangers199216.480
    19Houston Astros197221.471
    20Oakland Athletics224264.459
    21Milwaukee Brewers220266.453
    22San Francisco Giants249304.450
    23Seattle Mariners157194.447
    24San Diego Padres207273.431
    25Pittsburgh Pirates235315.427
    26Toronto Blue Jays146207.414

    Top 25 Minor League Teams (Wpct)

    RankTeamLeagueWLPct
    1BillingsPio5018.735
    2OneontaNYPL5119.729
    3GenevaNYPL5120.718
    4AppletonMidw9740.708
    5VisaliaCalif9742.698
    6Grays HarborNwst4723.671
    7WaterlooMidw9146.664
    8Walla WallaNwst4524.652
    9PeninsulaCaro9049.647
    10KnoxvilleSou8856.611
    11JamestownNYPL4428.611
    12CharlestonIL8555.607
    13LodiCalif8555.607
    14Idaho FallsPio4127.603
    15SalinasCalif8456.600
    16St. PetersburgFSL8456.600
    17Gulf Coast RangersGCL3322.600
    18Winter HavenFSL8256.594
    19ElizabethtonApp4128.594
    20El PasoTex8055.593
    21GreenwoodWcar8257.590
    22West HavenEast8257.590
    23TacomaPCL8057.584
    24ArkansasTex7755.583
    25ReadingEast7957.581


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