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A high-level summary of the 1978 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
Season
1978
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
AL: NL:
#1 Draft Pick
Bob Horner (Atlanta Braves)
All-Star Game
San Diego,California
Teams
26
Players
Attendance
Payroll
$0
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1978 MLB Batting Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL163255368041530265381737629553520805328950---94.276.339.432.77162272390476.257.156.2948.3512.931.5532.02.7831.1
Detroit TigersEastAL167256017141520218341296669038563695315747---145.271.339.392.73162992193381.230.121.2888.9411.031.2343.42.0525.1
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL183854747431469305599869521684498644305572---95.268.329.399.72861292186462.246.131.2858.1310.511.2955.91.6031.5
Boston Red SoxEastAL160055877961493270461727387451582835246558---135.267.336.424.76063162371488.265.157.2859.2113.221.4332.52.7232.7
Minnesota TwinsWestAL181255226661472259478262199566046843310955---139.267.339.375.71463232071388.226.108.2899.5510.821.1367.31.3026.4
New York YankeesEastAL177655837351489228381256939842505695423752---126.267.329.388.71762192168391.222.121.2838.1211.181.3844.72.0126.3
Chicago CubsEastNL229855326641461224487261211058562746218459---125.264.331.361.69262581997344.208.097.2918.9811.921.3376.81.1523.5
Chicago White SoxWestAL179053936341423221411065958368409625336357---122.264.317.379.69659552044368.194.115.2796.8710.501.5350.91.7825.9
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL20455437727143525127149686137526108182011147---101.264.338.402.74062252187427.266.138.2859.8013.141.3436.52.3929.8
Cleveland IndiansEastAL172653656391400223451065966463488698269240---124.261.323.379.70260112031374.209.118.2818.1211.611.4350.61.7626.7
California AngelsWestAL170654726911417226281086468669539682677256---135.259.330.370.70062062023362.212.111.2768.6910.991.2750.71.7425.5
Baltimore OriolesEastAL185254226591397248191546127561552864224142---136.258.326.396.72260792145421.242.138.2809.0814.211.5735.22.5330.1
Houston AstrosWestNL211054586051408231457055717859434743227644---134.258.313.355.66860341939346.199.097.2857.1912.311.7178.01.1624.6
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL2111544870814042483213366115258552866426149---93.258.328.388.71661522115413.249.130.2838.9714.081.5741.02.1629.4
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL2037540668413902395411563121390480874426446---95.257.320.385.70560382082408.240.128.2867.9514.471.8247.01.9029.4
Cincinnati RedsWestNL2245539271013782703213666913758636899268454---112.256.334.393.72761922120438.270.137.28210.2714.521.4139.72.2031.8
Montreal ExposEastNL210455306331404269311215898042396881356240---126.254.306.379.68560632098421.204.125.2816.5314.532.2245.72.0030.0
Texas RangersWestAL1764534769213532163613265019691624779328355---115.253.332.381.71361412037384.264.128.27210.1612.691.2540.52.1528.4
San Diego PadresWestNL2160536059113492084275542152705368483211439---81.252.321.348.66960811866325.212.096.2858.8113.951.5871.51.2324.1
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL17045430590135821739985512852448645237737---124.250.308.359.66760151947354.187.109.2677.4510.721.4455.41.6326.1
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL20565415600135126344795689742420713225553---131.249.303.358.66159651939386.196.109.2727.0411.951.7068.51.3228.6
San Francisco GiantsWestNL2088536461313312404111757687545548141712740---104.248.318.374.69261022004398.235.126.2719.0813.341.4745.81.9229.9
Seattle MarinersWestAL167153586141327229379757112347522702226853---112.248.314.359.67360231921363.222.111.2678.6711.661.3455.21.6127.4
New York MetsEastNL204954336071332227478656110077549829247155---126.245.314.352.66661321911360.212.107.2728.9513.521.5163.21.4027.0
Oakland AthleticsWestAL206453215321304200311004921441174338002510827---106.245.303.351.65459141866331.192.106.2717.3213.531.8553.21.6925.4
Atlanta BravesWestNL208753816001313191391235589065550874276147---140.244.315.363.67860661951353.225.119.2699.0714.411.5943.82.0326.9
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

1978 MLB Pitching Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Seattle MarinersWestAL561044.72409160284132249201,419.31540834744155567630315411.489.770.983.604.005.291.11.350
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL591024.54374161353126213231,429.31529775721149614758475221.509.630.943.874.774.881.23.366
Chicago White SoxWestAL71904.23361161387123200331,409.31380731663128586710382431.408.810.823.744.534.671.21.441
Atlanta BravesWestNL69934.10455162297133293321,440.314047506561326248486718421.418.770.823.905.304.691.36.426
Chicago CubsEastNL79834.06489162247138327381,455.314757246561255397685312331.389.120.773.334.754.481.42.488
Cleveland IndiansEastAL69903.99373159365123214281,407.31397694624100568739567281.408.940.643.634.734.441.30.434
New York MetsEastNL66963.87432162215141270261,455.314476906261145317753315281.368.950.713.284.794.271.46.407
Cincinnati RedsWestNL92693.82460161163145299461,448.314376886151225679083617211.388.930.763.525.644.281.60.571
Minnesota TwinsWestAL73893.71338162485114176261,459.714686786011025207035114331.369.050.633.214.344.181.35.451
Detroit TigersEastAL86763.673191626012102157211,455.71441653594135503684482361.348.910.833.114.234.041.36.531
California AngelsWestAL87753.673551624410118193331,455.713826665931255998923614321.368.550.773.705.524.121.49.537
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL93693.653351626216100173241,436.01442650583109398577347411.289.040.682.493.624.071.45.574
Houston AstrosWestNL74883.633801624813114218231,440.31328634581865789304721311.328.300.543.615.813.961.61.457
Oakland AthleticsWestAL69933.62433162266136271291,433.31401690577106582750379261.388.800.673.664.714.331.29.426
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL69933.594201623210130258221,437.71300657574946008596117311.328.140.593.765.384.111.43.426
Baltimore OriolesEastAL90713.56322161651496161331,429.01340633566107509754446151.298.440.673.214.753.991.48.559
Boston Red SoxEastAL99643.543411635714106178261,472.71530657579137464706165351.359.350.842.844.324.021.52.607
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL92703.443701625311109208331,439.01350634550108478657376341.278.440.682.994.113.971.37.568
Montreal ExposEastNL76863.42429162429120267321,446.013326115501175727404013291.328.290.733.564.613.801.29.469
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL88733.42433161309131272441,444.713666375491034998804012331.298.510.643.115.483.971.76.547
Texas RangersWestAL87753.423321625411108170251,456.31431632554108421776353241.278.840.672.604.803.911.84.537
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL90723.33396162389124234291,436.313435865321183938132922251.218.420.742.465.103.672.07.556
San Francisco GiantsWestNL89733.304011624216120239291,455.0137759453484453840329221.268.520.522.805.203.671.85.549
San Diego PadresWestNL84783.28427162217141265551,433.71385598523744837442820121.308.700.463.034.673.761.54.519
New York YankeesEastAL100633.183511633912124188361,460.71321582516111478817434321.238.140.682.955.043.591.71.613
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL95673.123601624613116198381,440.31362573500107440800358231.258.510.672.755.003.581.82.586
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))