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1978 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Philadelphia Phillies1629072.556--Danny Ozark$0Greg Luzinski (914)Jim Lonborg (1.56)
    2Pittsburgh Pirates1618873.5471.5Chuck Tanner$0Dave Parker (979)Jim Rooker (1.48)
    3Chicago Cubs1627983.48811.0Herman Franks$0Bobby Murcer (779)Dave Roberts (1.51)
    4Montreal Expos1627686.46914.0Dick Williams$0Ellis Valentine (820)Wayne Twitchell (1.71)
    5St. Louis Cardinals1626993.42621.0Jack Krol, Ken Boyer, Vern Rapp$0Ted Simmons (889)John Urrea (1.58)
    6New York Mets1626696.40724.0Joe Torre$0Lee Mazzilli (785)Mike Bruhert (1.54)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Los Angeles Dodgers*1629567.586--Tom Lasorda$0Reggie Smith (942)Doug Rau (1.44)
    2Cincinnati Reds1619269.5712.5Sparky Anderson$0George Foster (906)Mike LaCoss (1.56)
    3San Francisco Giants1628973.5496.0Joe Altobelli$0Jack Clark (895)Gary Lavelle (1.44)
    4San Diego Padres1628478.51911.0Roger Craig$0Dave Winfield (866)Bob Owchinko (1.37)
    5Houston Astros1627488.45721.0Bill Virdon$0Jose Cruz (836)Floyd Bannister (1.66)
    6Atlanta Braves1626993.42626.0Bobby Cox$0Jeff Burroughs (961)Preston Hanna (1.61)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Philadelphia PhilliesLost NLCS (Dodgers)
    Los Angeles DodgersLost World Series (Yankees)
    1978 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves69931625381600131319139123558906555087427536147140.244.312.3636751951
    Chicago Cubs79831625532664146122448726121105856274621618459125.264.329.3616901997
    Cincinnati Reds926916153927101378270321366691375863689926728454112.256.331.3937242120
    Houston Astros74881625458605140823145705571785943474322677644134.258.310.3556651939
    Los Angeles Dodgers9567162543772714352512714968613752610818207611147101.264.336.4027382187
    Montreal Expos76861625530633140426931121589804239688135626240126.254.302.3796812098
    New York Mets66961625433607133222747865611007754982924597155126.245.312.3526641911
    Philadelphia Phillies90721625448708140424832133661152585528664288614993.258.323.3887112115
    Pittsburgh Pirates88731615406684139023954115631213904808744289644695.257.315.3857002082
    San Diego Padres84781625360591134920842755421527053684832871143981.252.318.3486661866
    San Francisco Giants897316253646131331240411175768754554814177512740104.248.316.3746902004
    St. Louis Cardinals6993162541560013512634479568974242071322555553131.249.301.3586591939
    1978 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves69934.1016229732144013136006561235508741.298.200.773.445.46
    Chicago Cubs79834.061622473814551461664656725627461.399.040.453.484.61
    Cincinnati Reds92693.8216116346144813787106151366368991.398.560.853.955.59
    Houston Astros74883.6316248132314401408605581704347431.288.800.442.714.64
    Los Angeles Dodgers95673.12162461338144014357275001496108181.428.970.933.815.11
    Montreal Expos76863.4216242932144614046335501213968811.248.740.752.465.48
    New York Mets66963.871622152614551332607626865498291.298.240.533.405.13
    Philadelphia Phillies90723.3316238929143614047085321335528661.368.800.833.465.43
    Pittsburgh Pirates88733.4216130944144513906845491154808741.298.660.722.995.44
    San Diego Padres84783.281622175514341349591523755368481.318.470.473.365.32
    San Francisco Giants89733.30162421629145513316135341175548141.308.230.723.435.04
    St. Louis Cardinals69933.5916232102214381351600574794207131.238.460.492.634.46


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