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1978 AMERICAN LEAGUE REVIEW

+    Level: MLB
An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, leaderboards, player registers and much more.
YEAR IN REVIEW
Standings
Team Totals
Player Register
Top Hitters
Top Pitchers
Awards
Leaderboards
  BAVG
Rod Carew
min
.333
Al Oliver
tex
.324
Jim Rice
bos
.315
Lou Piniella
nyy
.314
Ben Oglivie
mil
.303
Leon Roberts
sea
.301
Amos Otis
kc
.298
Fred Lynn
bos
.298
Ron LeFlore
det
.297
Thurman Munson
nyy
.297

  SLG
Jim Rice
bos
.600
Larry Hisle
mil
.533
Doug DeCinces
bal
.526
Amos Otis
kc
.525
Andre Thornton
cle
.516
Gorman Thomas
mil
.515
Leon Roberts
sea
.515
Rico Carty
oak~tor
.502
Ben Oglivie
mil
.497
Fred Lynn
bos
.492

  OBP
Rod Carew
min
.411
Ken Singleton
bal
.409
Mike Hargrove
tex
.388
Willie Randolph
nyy
.381
Fred Lynn
bos
.380
Amos Otis
kc
.380
Steve Kemp
det
.379
Sixto Lezcano
mil
.377
Andre Thornton
cle
.377
Larry Hisle
mil
.374

  OPS
Jim Rice
bos
970
Larry Hisle
mil
906
Amos Otis
kc
905
Andre Thornton
cle
893
Leon Roberts
sea
879
Doug DeCinces
bal
872
Fred Lynn
bos
872
Ken Singleton
bal
871
Ben Oglivie
mil
867
Gorman Thomas
mil
866

  G
Jim Rice
bos
163
Rusty Staub
det
162
Chris Chambliss
nyy
162
Eddie Murray
bal
161
Graig Nettles
nyy
159
Steve Kemp
det
159
Roy Smalley
min
158
Don Baylor
cal
158
Carlton Fisk
bos
157
Bump Wills
tex
157

  AB
Jim Rice
bos
677
Ron LeFlore
det
666
Rusty Staub
det
642
Rick Burleson
bos
626
Chris Chambliss
nyy
625
Hal McRae
kc
623
Bob Bailor
tor
621
Thurman Munson
nyy
617
Eddie Murray
bal
610
Dan Ford
min
592

  R
Ron LeFlore
det
126
Jim Rice
bos
121
Don Baylor
cal
103
Andre Thornton
cle
97
Larry Hisle
mil
96
Carlton Fisk
bos
94
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
93
Hal McRae
kc
90
Don Money
mil
88
Jerry Remy
bos
87

  H
Jim Rice
bos
213
Ron LeFlore
det
198
Rod Carew
min
188
Thurman Munson
nyy
183
Rusty Staub
det
175
Eddie Murray
bal
174
Chris Chambliss
nyy
171
Al Oliver
tex
170
Hal McRae
kc
170
Jason Thompson
det
169

  TB
Jim Rice
bos
406
Eddie Murray
bal
293
Rusty Staub
det
279
Don Baylor
cal
279
Jason Thompson
det
278
Larry Hisle
mil
277
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
271
Carlton Fisk
bos
271
Graig Nettles
nyy
270
Ron LeFlore
det
270

  DBL
George Brett
kc
45
Hal McRae
kc
39
Carlton Fisk
bos
39
Doug DeCinces
bal
37
Dan Ford
min
36
Al Oliver
tex
35
Lou Piniella
nyy
34
Fred Lynn
bos
33
Rick Burleson
bos
32
Eddie Murray
bal
32

  TPL
Jim Rice
bos
15
Dan Ford
min
10
Rod Carew
min
10
Ralph Garr
chw
9
Robin Yount
mil
9
Dave McKay
tor
8
Mickey Rivers
nyy
8
Al Cowens
kc
8
George Brett
kc
8
Buddy Bell
cle
8

  HR
Jim Rice
bos
46
Larry Hisle
mil
34
Don Baylor
cal
34
Andre Thornton
cle
33
Gorman Thomas
mil
32
Rico Carty
oak~tor
31
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
31
Doug DeCinces
bal
28
Reggie Jackson
nyy
27
Eddie Murray
bal
27

  RBI
Jim Rice
bos
139
Rusty Staub
det
121
Larry Hisle
mil
115
Andre Thornton
cle
105
Rico Carty
oak~tor
99
Don Baylor
cal
99
Reggie Jackson
nyy
97
Amos Otis
kc
96
Jason Thompson
det
96
Eddie Murray
bal
95

  SB
Ron LeFlore
det
68
Julio Cruz
sea
59
Bump Wills
tex
52
Miguel Dilone
oak
50
Willie Wilson
kc
46
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
43
Freddie Patek
kc
38
Willie Randolph
nyy
36
Amos Otis
kc
32
Toby Harrah
tex
31

  CS
Miguel Dilone
oak
23
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
22
Mike Edwards
oak
21
Mitchell Page
oak
19
Ron LeFlore
det
16
Bump Wills
tex
14
Jerry Remy
bos
13
Rick Miller
cal
13
Paul Molitor
mil
12
Lyman Bostock
cal
12

  BB
Mike Hargrove
tex
107
Ken Singleton
bal
98
Steve Kemp
det
97
Andre Thornton
cle
93
Roy Smalley
min
85
Toby Harrah
tex
83
Willie Randolph
nyy
82
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
79
Rod Carew
min
78
Carl Yastrzemski
bos
76

  SO
Gary Alexander
cle~oak
166
Gorman Thomas
mil
133
Reggie Jackson
nyy
133
Jim Rice
bos
126
Butch Hobson
bos
122
Bobby Bonds
chw~tex
120
Dwight Evans
bos
119
Lee May
bal
110
Ron LeFlore
det
104
Eddie Murray
bal
97

  IBB
Rod Carew
min
19
Darrell Porter
kc
14
Fred Lynn
bos
11
Ben Oglivie
mil
10
Don Baylor
cal
9
Carl Yastrzemski
bos
8
Lou Piniella
nyy
8
Lyman Bostock
cal
8
Mike Hargrove
tex
8
Eddie Murray
bal
7

  HBP
Don Baylor
cal
18
Ron Jackson
cal
9
Reggie Jackson
nyy
9
Leon Roberts
sea
8
Chet Lemon
chw
8
Don Money
mil
7
Mike Hargrove
tex
7
Bobby Grich
cal
7
Carlton Fisk
bos
7
Dave Chalk
cal
7

  SH
Bert Campaneris
tex
25
Roy Smalley
min
23
Bobby Grich
cal
19
Luis Gomez
tor
19
Mario Guerrero
oak
17
Duane Kuiper
cle
16
Rob Wilfong
min
15
Tom Veryzer
cle
15
Jim Essian
oak
15
Jerry Remy
bos
14

  SF
Don Baylor
cal
12
Rusty Staub
det
11
Hal McRae
kc
11
Al Cowens
kc
11
Thurman Munson
nyy
10
Amos Otis
kc
10
Al Oliver
tex
9
Graig Nettles
nyy
9
Andre Thornton
cle
8
Butch Hobson
bos
8

  GDP
Lyman Bostock
cal
26
Buddy Bell
cle
24
Rusty Staub
det
24
Thurman Munson
nyy
20
Graig Nettles
nyy
20
George Scott
bos
19
Rod Carew
min
18
Jim Sundberg
tex
18
Lee May
bal
18
Lamar Johnson
chw
17

  DOUBLEUP
Craig Reynolds
sea
147
Rick Bosetti
tor
120
Chris Chambliss
nyy
112
Robin Yount
mil
105
Sixto Lezcano
mil
101
Bobby Grich
cal
95
George Brett
kc
92
Paul Molitor
mil
91
Gorman Thomas
mil
88
Bob Bailor
tor
83

  BBSO
Mike Hargrove
tex
2.28
Rusty Staub
det
2.17
Bob Bailor
tor
1.81
Carl Yastrzemski
bos
1.73
Lyman Bostock
cal
1.64
Willie Randolph
nyy
1.61
Fred Lynn
bos
1.50
Sal Bando
mil
1.38
Andre Thornton
cle
1.29
Bruce Bochte
sea
1.28

  ERA
Ron Guidry
nyy
1.74
Jon Matlack
tex
2.27
Mike Caldwell
mil
2.36
Jim Palmer
bal
2.46
Dave Goltz
min
2.49
Larry Gura
kc
2.72
Dennis Eckersley
bos
2.99
Ed Figueroa
nyy
2.99
Geoff Zahn
min
3.03
Fergie Jenkins
tex
3.04

  WHIP
Ron Guidry
nyy
0.95
Mike Caldwell
mil
1.06
Fergie Jenkins
tex
1.08
Larry Gura
kc
1.10
Jon Matlack
tex
1.12
Scott McGregor
bal
1.13
Luis Tiant
bos
1.14
Jim Palmer
bal
1.16
Paul Splittorff
kc
1.16
Lary Sorensen
mil
1.17

  H9
Ron Guidry
nyy
6.15
Nolan Ryan
cal
7.02
Larry Gura
kc
7.43
Jim Palmer
bal
7.48
Luis Tiant
bos
7.84
Mike Caldwell
mil
7.92
John Henry Johnson
oak
7.94
Rich Gale
kc
8.00
Rick Waits
cle
8.05
Matt Keough
oak
8.12

  HR9
Matt Keough
oak
0.41
Ron Guidry
nyy
0.43
Mike Caldwell
mil
0.43
Lary Sorensen
mil
0.45
Nolan Ryan
cal
0.46
Jim Clancy
tor
0.46
Jon Matlack
tex
0.47
Rich Gale
kc
0.47
Dave Goltz
min
0.49
Doc Medich
tex
0.53

  BB9
Fergie Jenkins
tex
1.48
Lary Sorensen
mil
1.60
Mike Caldwell
mil
1.66
Jon Matlack
tex
1.70
Dave Rozema
det
1.76
Scott McGregor
bal
1.82
Paul Splittorff
kc
2.06
Gary Serum
min
2.15
Frank Tanana
cal
2.26
Ron Guidry
nyy
2.37

  SO9
Nolan Ryan
cal
9.97
Ron Guidry
nyy
8.16
Ken Kravec
chw
6.83
Tom Underwood
tor
6.33
Chris Knapp
cal
6.02
Fergie Jenkins
tex
5.67
Dennis Leonard
kc
5.59
Milt Wilcox
det
5.52
Dennis Eckersley
bos
5.43
Mike Flanagan
bal
5.34

  BBSO
Fergie Jenkins
tex
0.26
Ron Guidry
nyy
0.29
Jon Matlack
tex
0.32
Mike Caldwell
mil
0.41
Dennis Leonard
kc
0.43
Frank Tanana
cal
0.44
Dennis Eckersley
bos
0.44
Scott McGregor
bal
0.50
Luis Tiant
bos
0.50
Milt Wilcox
det
0.52

  WPCT
Ron Guidry
nyy
.893
Larry Gura
kc
.800
Dennis Eckersley
bos
.714
Mike Caldwell
mil
.710
Fergie Jenkins
tex
.692
Ed Figueroa
nyy
.690
Jack Billingham
det
.652
Chris Knapp
cal
.636
Rich Gale
kc
.636
Jim Palmer
bal
.636

  W
Ron Guidry
nyy
25
Mike Caldwell
mil
22
Dennis Leonard
kc
21
Jim Palmer
bal
21
Ed Figueroa
nyy
20
Dennis Eckersley
bos
20
Paul Splittorff
kc
19
Mike Flanagan
bal
19
Lary Sorensen
mil
18
Fergie Jenkins
tex
18

  L
Rick Wise
cle
19
Dennis Leonard
kc
17
Ken Kravec
chw
16
Jesse Jefferson
tor
16
Glenn Abbott
sea
15
Francisco Barrios
chw
15
Rick Waits
cle
15
Matt Keough
oak
15
Mike Flanagan
bal
15
Tom Underwood
tor
14

  G
Bob Lacey
oak
74
Dave Heaverlo
oak
69
Elias Sosa
oak
68
Rich Gossage
nyy
63
Jim Willoughby
chw
59
Sparky Lyle
nyy
59
Dave LaRoche
cal
59
Jim Kern
cle
58
Al Hrabosky
kc
58
Enrique Romo
sea
56

  GS
Mike Flanagan
bal
40
Dennis Leonard
kc
40
Jim Palmer
bal
38
Dennis Martinez
bal
38
Paul Splittorff
kc
38
Roger Erickson
min
37
Lary Sorensen
mil
36
Mike Torrez
bos
36
Geoff Zahn
min
35
Ron Guidry
nyy
35

  CG
Mike Caldwell
mil
23
Dennis Leonard
kc
20
Jim Palmer
bal
19
Jon Matlack
tex
18
Mike Flanagan
bal
17
Lary Sorensen
mil
17
Dennis Eckersley
bos
16
Ron Guidry
nyy
16
Milt Wilcox
det
16
Fergie Jenkins
tex
16

  SHO
Ron Guidry
nyy
9
Mike Caldwell
mil
6
Jim Palmer
bal
6
Luis Tiant
bos
5
Fergie Jenkins
tex
4
Jack Billingham
det
4
Scott McGregor
bal
4
Dennis Leonard
kc
4
Frank Tanana
cal
4
Lary Sorensen
mil
3

  GF
Rich Gossage
nyy
55
Mike Marshall
min
51
Al Hrabosky
kc
47
Don Stanhouse
bal
47
Jim Willoughby
chw
47
Dave LaRoche
cal
46
John Hiller
det
46
Elias Sosa
oak
44
Jim Kern
cle
43
Enrique Romo
sea
42

  SV
Rich Gossage
nyy
27
Dave LaRoche
cal
25
Don Stanhouse
bal
24
Mike Marshall
min
21
Al Hrabosky
kc
20
Lerrin LaGrow
chw
16
John Hiller
det
15
Elias Sosa
oak
14
Jim Kern
cle
13
Jim Willoughby
chw
13

  IP
Jim Palmer
bal
296
Dennis Leonard
kc
294.2
Mike Caldwell
mil
293.1
Mike Flanagan
bal
281.1
Lary Sorensen
mil
280.2
Dennis Martinez
bal
276.1
Ron Guidry
nyy
273.2
Jon Matlack
tex
270
Dennis Eckersley
bos
268.1
Roger Erickson
min
265.2

  H
Dennis Leonard
kc
283
Lary Sorensen
mil
277
Mike Torrez
bos
272
Mike Flanagan
bal
271
Roger Erickson
min
268
Geoff Zahn
min
260
Dennis Eckersley
bos
258
Mike Caldwell
mil
258
Dennis Martinez
bal
257
Jon Matlack
tex
252

  R
Roger Erickson
min
129
Mike Flanagan
bal
128
Dennis Leonard
kc
125
Mike Torrez
bos
122
Dennis Martinez
bal
121
Jim Slaton
det
117
Rick Wise
cle
116
Paul Splittorff
kc
113
Lary Sorensen
mil
111
Steve Stone
chw
110

  ER
Mike Flanagan
bal
126
Roger Erickson
min
117
Mike Torrez
bos
110
Dennis Leonard
kc
109
Dennis Martinez
bal
108
Jim Slaton
det
107
Jesse Jefferson
tor
103
Steve Stone
chw
103
Rick Wise
cle
102
Lary Sorensen
mil
100

  HR
Dennis Eckersley
bos
30
Jesse Jefferson
tor
28
Jim Slaton
det
27
Dennis Leonard
kc
27
Frank Tanana
cal
26
Luis Tiant
bos
26
Chris Knapp
cal
25
Jim Colborn
kc~sea
25
Wilbur Wood
chw
23
Tom Underwood
tor
23

  BB
Nolan Ryan
cal
148
Rich Gale
kc
100
Mike Torrez
bos
99
Jim Palmer
bal
97
Ken Kravec
chw
95
Dennis Martinez
bal
93
Jim Clancy
tor
91
Mike Flanagan
bal
87
Tom Underwood
tor
87
Rick Waits
cle
86

  SO
Nolan Ryan
cal
260
Ron Guidry
nyy
248
Dennis Leonard
kc
183
Mike Flanagan
bal
167
Dennis Eckersley
bos
162
Jon Matlack
tex
157
Fergie Jenkins
tex
157
Ken Kravec
chw
154
Dennis Martinez
bal
142
Tom Underwood
tor
139

  WP
Nolan Ryan
cal
13
Dennis Leonard
kc
12
Matt Keough
oak
12
David Clyde
cle
11
Don Hood
cle
10
Jim Slaton
det
10
Jim Clancy
tor
10
Rick Waits
cle
10
Doug Bird
kc
9
Wilbur Wood
chw
9

  BK
Frank Tanana
cal
8
Darrell Jackson
min
4
Scott McGregor
bal
3
Roger Erickson
min
3
Elias Sosa
oak
3
Matt Keough
oak
3
Gary Serum
min
3
Mike Paxton
cle
3
Balor Moore
tor
2
Jerry Augustine
mil
2
  


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