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1978 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Al Jackson played for the 1978 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record99-64 (2nd in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank2nd
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerDon ZimmerGeneral ManagerHaywood Sullivan
CoachesWalt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Al Jackson (Pitching Coach), Johnny Pesky (First Base Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEdward Connors (#102)
Attendance2,320,643 (Rank: 5th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 81-59 ... Bristol Red Sox (AA) 72-66 ... Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+) 55-77 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 82-56 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 21-48 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Boston Red Sox Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30Bob BaileyDH6-0 188 R-R 1942-10-13 35Long Beach,California MLB1961-19781962-1978Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1961-   UDFA-PIT
 
29Sam BowenOF5-9 170 R-R 1952-09-18 25Brunswick,Georgia MLB1973-19821977-1980Glynn Academy (Brunswick,GA)Valdosta St, Col. Coastal Georgia
1974- 7- 164-BOS
 
3Jack Brohamer3B-DH5-10 165 L-R 1950-02-26 28Maywood,California MLB1968-19801972-1980Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
1967-34- 638-CLE
 
16Tom BurgmeierP5-11 185 L-L 1943-08-02 34St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1962-19841968-1984Cathedral (St. Cloud,MN)
1961-   UDFA-HOU
 
7Rick BurlesonSS5-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 27Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987Warren (Downey,CA)Cerritos Col
1970- 1-   5-BOS
 
22Bill CampbellP6-3 190 R-R 1948-08-09 29Highland Park,Michigan MLB1971-19871973-1987Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1968- 6-  94-BAL
 
1Bernie CarboOF-DH6-0 175 L-R 1947-08-05 30Detroit,Michigan MLB1965-19811969-1980Livonia (Livonia,MI)
1965- 1-  16-CIN
 
26Reggie ClevelandP6-1 195 R-R 1948-05-23 30Swift Current,Saskatchewan MLB1966-19811969-1981Notre Dame (Wilcox,SK)
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
41Dick DragoP6-1 190 R-R 1945-06-25 33Toledo,Ohio MLB1965-19811969-1981Woodward (Toledo,OH)Detroit Mercy
1964-   UDFA-DET
 
17Frank Duffy3B-SS6-1 180 R-R 1946-10-14 31Oakland,California MLB1967-19791970-1979Turlock (Turlock,CA)Stanford U.
1967- 1-   6-CIN
 
43Dennis EckersleyP6-2 190 R-R 1954-10-03 23Oakland,California MLB1972-19981975-1998Washington (Fremont,CA)
1972- 3-  50-CLE
 
24Dwight EvansOF6-2 205 R-R 1951-11-03 26Santa Monica,California MLB1969-19911972-1991Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
1969- 5- 109-BOS
 
27Carlton FiskC6-2 220 R-R 1947-12-26 30Bellows Falls,Vermont MLB1968-19931969-1993Charlestown (Charlestown,NH)New Hampshire
1967- 1-   4-BOS
 
38Garry HancockOF-DH6-0 175 L-L 1954-01-23 24Tampa,Florida MLB1975-19841978-1984Brandon (Brandon,FL)South Carolina
1976- 1-  17-CLE
 
31Andy HasslerP6-5 220 L-L 1951-10-18 26Texas City,Texas MLB1970-19851971-1985Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
4Butch Hobson3B6-1 193 R-R 1951-08-17 26Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1973-20161975-1982Bessemer Academy (Bessemer,AL)Alabama
1973- 8- 185-BOS
 
18Fred Kendall1B6-1 190 R-R 1949-01-31 29Torrance,California MLB1967-19801969-1980Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1967- 4-  68-CIN
 
26John LaRoseP6-1 185 L-L 1951-10-25 26Pawtucket,Rhode Island MLB1977-19801978-1978Cumberland (Cumberland,RI)
1970- 1-  10-LAN
 
37Bill LeeP6-3 210 L-L 1946-12-28 31Burbank,California MLB1968-20181969-1982Terra Linda (San Rafael,CA)USC
1968-22- 507-BOS
 
19Fred LynnOF6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-03 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1971-19901974-1990El Monte (El Monte,CA)USC
1973- 2-  41-BOS
 
10Bob MontgomeryC6-1 203 R-R 1944-04-16 34Nashville,Tennessee MLB1962-19791970-1979Central (Nashville,TN)
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
2Jerry Remy2B5-9 165 L-R 1952-11-08 25Fall River,Massachusetts MLB1971-19841975-1984Somerset Berkley Regional (Somerset,MA)Roger Williams U.
1971- 8- 129-CAL
 
14Jim RiceOF6-2 205 R-R 1953-03-08 25Anderson,South Carolina MLB1971-19891974-1989T.L. Hanna (Anderson,SC)
1971- 1-  15-BOS
 
28Allen RipleyP6-3 190 R-R 1952-10-18 25Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1973-19821978-1982North Attleboro (North Attleboro,MA)
1972-   UDFA-BOS
 
15George Scott1B6-2 215 R-R 1944-03-23 34Greenville,Mississippi MLB1962-19791966-1979Coleman (Greenville,MS)
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
47Bobby SprowlP6-2 190 L-L 1956-04-14 22Sandusky,Ohio MLB1977-19841978-1981Sandusky (Sandusky,OH)Alabama
1977- 2-  39-BOS
 
46Bob StanleyP6-4 215 R-R 1954-11-10 23Portland,Maine MLB1974-19891977-1989Kearny (Kearny,NJ)
1974- 1-   7-BOS
 
23Luis TiantP5-11 190 R-R 1940-11-23 37Mariano,Cuba MLB1959-19821964-1982  
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
21Mike TorrezP6-5 210 R-R 1946-08-28 31Topeka,Kansas MLB1965-19851967-1984Topeka (Topeka,KS)
1964-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Jim WrightP6-1 165 R-R 1950-12-21 27Reed City,Michigan MLB1977-19821978-1979Coopersville (Coopersville,MI)
1969- 4-  85-BOS
 
8Carl YastrzemskiOF-1B5-11 188 L-R 1939-08-22 38Southampton,New York MLB1959-19831961-1983Bridgehampton (Bridgehampton,NY)Notre Dame
1958-   UDFA-BOS
 
31 Players