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1978 American Association (AAA)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Evansville Triplets1367858.5740.5Les MossDave Stegman (810)Fernando Arroyo (1.47)
    2Indianapolis Indians1357857.578--Roy MajtykaChamp Summers (1,130)Raul Ferreyra (1.75)
    3Springfield Redbirds1367066.5158.5Jimy WilliamsJim Lentine (974)William Rothan (1.72)
    4Iowa Oaks1366670.48512.5Joe SparksMike Squires (807)Steve Luebber (1.67)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Wichita Aeros1355877.4308.0Harry DunlopEd Putman (931)Larry Anderson (1.66)
    2Denver Bears1356669.489--Doc EdwardsMike Hart (969)David Gronlund (1.92)
    3Omaha Royals*1356669.489--John SullivanRandy Bass (913)Steve Hamrick (1.73)
    4Oklahoma City 89ers1366274.4564.5Mike RyanJohn Poff (951)Steve Waterbury (1.91)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Indianapolis IndiansLost in Finals
    Omaha RoyalsLeague Champions
    1978 American Association Batting Totals
    Denver BearsMON6669135420376911822096112171811347605679313243 .281.368.4468141876
    Evansville TripletsDET7858136472471812292373710065710157610722465445 .260.342.3907321840
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN7857135446673512772024014169010752459753455547 .286.349.4447931982
    Iowa OaksCHA6670136447963611692071911857812359533731285542 .261.337.3957321768
    Oklahoma City 89ersPHI6274136463172113022154111865914462502681253150 .281.348.4227701953
    Omaha RoyalsKCA666913545626491170168351195739745550785403141 .256.334.3877211765
    Springfield RedbirdsSLN7066136456372312832034012465713556523571294243 .281.352.4257771938
    Wichita AerosCHN5877135432761511371884112956013571523830293733 .263.340.4157551794
    1978 American Association Pitching Totals
    Denver BearsMON66695.6713531421111111827697001216056791.619.580.984.905.50
    Evansville TripletsDET78583.7413625527105812297184401006107221.7410.450.855.196.14
    Indianapolis IndiansCIN78574.3913531829114112777355571414597531.5210.071.113.625.94
    Iowa OaksCHA66704.2013636622116111696365421185337311.479.060.914.135.67
    Oklahoma City 89ersPHI62744.5813635218113813027215791185026811.5910.300.933.975.39
    Omaha RoyalsKCA66694.6113539419113611706495821195507851.519.270.944.366.22
    Springfield RedbirdsSLN70664.6713621423116512837236041245235711.559.910.964.044.41
    Wichita AerosCHN58775.2513535423115311376156731295238301.448.881.014.086.48

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