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1978 Southern League (AA)

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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.
  • Eastern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Orlando Twins1438261.573--Johnny GorylDoc Estes (776)Mark Clapham (1.52)
    2Jacksonville Suns1427369.5148.5Gordon MacKenzieKen Phelps (832)Mark Daly (1.41)
    3Savannah Braves1447272.50010.5Bobby DewsRufino Linares (788)Rick Wieters (1.53)
    4Columbus Astros1437073.49012.0Jimmy JohnsonPhil Klimas (709)Michael Allen (1.54)
    5Charlotte O's1446678.45816.5Lance NicholsReggie Sanders (882)Eric Raich (1.69)
    Western Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Knoxville Sox*1448856.611--Tony LaRussa, Joe JonesMark Naehring (851)Richard Dotson (1.61)
    2Memphis Chicks1447173.49317.0Felipe AlouJulio Perez (671)Donald Albin (1.60)
    3Montgomery Rebels1446777.46521.0Ed BrinkmanVenoy Garrison (730)Dale Reis (1.40)
    4Nashville Sounds1416477.45422.5Chuck GogginDonald Lyle (808)Richard O'Keeffe (1.60)
    5Chattanooga Lookouts1436380.44124.5John Orsino, Jimmy BraganSal Rende (757)Nate Puryear (1.64)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Orlando TwinsLost in Semi-Finals
    Savannah BravesLost in Finals
    Knoxville SoxLeague Champions
    1978 Southern League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Charlotte O'sBAL66781444588494111218724634269350510756356227 .242.316.3356511536
    Chattanooga LookoutsCLE638014344614831072181313242710972437677238029 .240.306.3166221411
    Columbus AstrosHOU70731434355501104215338874378548425854296138 .239.304.3526561532
    Jacksonville SunsKCA73691424379576106015526845078552621640275945 .242.333.3476801519
    Knoxville SoxCHA885614445456531215204478157712655501716336141 .267.337.3867231756
    Memphis ChicksMON717314448385711245191189352810455536798354735 .257.329.3626911751
    Montgomery RebelsDET67771444289496101615932564368642564706315140 .237.323.3286511407
    Nashville SoundsCIN647714144624971102192303842410055418707337239 .247.309.3296381468
    Orlando TwinsMIN826114347226021239176326052410947479591306628 .262.329.3516801659
    Savannah BravesATL72721444500496107914530694429845559781346036 .240.321.3316521491
    1978 Southern League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Charlotte O'sBAL66783.4214448122012201112494463635107561.338.200.463.765.58
    Chattanooga LookoutsCLE63803.381434092011991072483450324376771.268.050.243.285.08
    Columbus AstrosHOU70733.2714370171311711042501426874258541.258.010.673.276.56
    Jacksonville SunsKCA73692.9914249142612091060576401846216401.397.890.634.624.76
    Knoxville SoxCHA88563.401442753512001215653453815017161.439.110.613.765.37
    Memphis ChicksMON71732.9814446142311861245571393935367981.509.450.714.076.06
    Montgomery RebelsDET67773.4114452132711831016496448565647061.347.730.434.295.37
    Nashville SoundsCIN64773.221412851911421102497409384187071.338.680.303.295.57
    Orlando TwinsMIN82613.0314356133113921239602469604795911.238.010.393.103.82
    Savannah BravesATL72722.8314451132112251079496385695597811.347.930.514.115.74


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