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1978 NEW YORK YANKEES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  100-63   .613
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Billy Martin, Bob Lemon, Dick Howser
General Manager:   Cedric Tallis
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium
Attendance:  2,335,871
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Paul Lindblad (36)
Youngest Player:  Damaso Garcia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Roy White (14)
Top Hitter:  Graig Nettles (17)
Top Pitcher:  Ron Guidry (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Rex Hudler (#18)

Roster Continuity:  88.37%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Chris Chambliss1b22291970-1-1MLB16262581171263129021416053156.274.321.3820239677467875.1.285
15Thurman Munsonc31311968-1-4MLB154617731832716712335703611020.297.332.3730230666468794.5.321
9Graig Nettles3b17331965-4-74MLB159587811622322793115969661920.276.343.46002706624561005.9.270
17Mickey Riversof52291969-1-8MLB141559781482581148255295133768.265.302.3970222604437794.9.272
44Reggie Jacksonof21321966-1-2MLB13951182140135279714115813392038.274.356.4770244581393865.9.319
30Willie Randolph2b25231972-7-167MLB134499871391863423678251416512.279.381.3570178596390835.8.302
14Lou Piniellaof3934UDFA: 1962MLB13047267148345669313436284112.314.361.4450210513342846.7.329
20Bucky Dentss-261970-1-6MLB1233794092111540312324216510.243.286.3170120415309383.3.245
6Roy Whiteof8034UDFA: 1962MLB1033464493133843104423527239.269.349.3930136395271535.3.278
41Cliff Johnson1b-c-301966-5-83MLB7617420329161900303215006.184.307.351061205148203.6.191
11Fred Stanleyss-2b-301966-8-143MLB811601435701900253100403.219.324.281045189132163.2.266
12Jim Spencer1b-301969-42-907MLB7115012349172401153203014.227.295.440066166122204.4.241
2Paul Blairof-34UDFA: 1962MLB751251022502131191700204.176.231.26403313611061.5.189
24Gary Thomassonof-1b-261969-7-160MLB5511620324132002132200010.276.346.40504713087175.4.315
46Mike Heathc-231973-2-37MLB33926213108004910111.228.265.283026997472.7.250
27Jay Johnstoneof-32UDFA: 1963MLB366561700160141030010.262.329.308020735073.7.291
25Brian Doyle2b-ss-231972-4-76MLB39526100000030300202.192.192.1920105449-1-0.4.204
23Damaso Garcia2b-21UDFA: 1975MLB1841580001102600011.195.227.19508443510.7.222
25George Zeber2b-271968-5-88MLB36000000000000000.000.000.0000066--.000
27Dell Alstonof-25UDFA: 1973MLB33000000000200000.000.000.0000033--.000
24Mickey Klutts3b-231972-4-86MLB121210000000100001.0001.0001.50020003302--1.000
18Dennis Sherrillss-3b-221974-1-12MLB21100000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
40Fran Healyc-31UDFA: 1965MLB11000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
49Ron Guidryp-271971-3-65MLB370100000000000000.000.000.0000000--.000
Totals: (24 players)1635583735148922838125693984250569542453752126.267.329.3887172168621943517814.8.283

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
49Ron Guidry1271971-3-65MLB2531.74353516900273.218761531372248710.956.150.432.378.160.29.2461.03
31Ed Figueroa1429UDFA: 1966MLB2092.99353512200253.02339684227792611.238.290.782.743.270.84.2561.01
19Dick Tidrow62311967-4-76MLB7113.8431254010185.11918779135373501.329.280.632.573.540.73.2831.13
54Rich Gossage19261970-9-198MLB10112.01630005527134.1874130959122501.095.830.603.958.170.48.2340.94
45Jim Beattie-231975-4-91MLB693.7325220030128.0123605385165811.368.650.563.594.570.78.2811.50
29Catfish Hunter-32UDFA: 1964MLB1263.5821205110118.0984947163556201.137.471.222.674.270.63.2270.58
28Sparky Lyle4933UDFA: 1964MLB933.4759000339111.2116464363333101.339.350.482.662.661.00.2920.93
43Ken Clay-241972-2-38MLB344.282860013075.289413632132401.4510.590.362.503.810.66.3171.37
35Don Gullett-271969-1-14MLB423.6388200044.246191832028101.489.270.604.035.640.71.3070.94
36Rawly Eastwick-271969-3-62MLB213.2880002024.222992413001.058.030.731.464.740.31--0.65
47Andy Messersmith-321966-1-12MLB035.6465001022.124211471516001.759.672.826.046.450.94.2540.85
40Bob Kammeyer-271972-21-492MLB005.8270006021.22415141611001.389.970.422.494.570.55.3071.62
36Paul Lindblad-36UDFA: 1963MLB004.4271003018.12199489101.5810.311.963.934.420.89--0.53
53Ken Holtzman-321965-4-61MLB104.0853001017.22188293001.7010.701.024.581.533.00--1.14
40,53Larry McCall-25UDFA: 1978MLB115.6351003016.0201010267311.6311.251.133.383.940.86.3401.64
52Dave Rajsich-26UDFA: 1975MLB004.0542000013.11666069001.6510.800.004.056.080.67.3901.08
53Ron Davis-221976-3-56MLB0011.574000202.1343030002.5711.570.0011.570.00--.3332.00
Totals: (24 players)100633.181631633912124361,46113215825161254788174341.378.140.682.955.030.59.281 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Thurman MunsonC12566661104.9860.00 
Mike HeathC331511151.9700.00 
Cliff JohnsonC22671021.9750.00 
Fran HealyC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Chris Chambliss1B15513661114119.9970.00 
Jim Spencer1B15907041.0000.00 
Cliff Johnson1B140001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Randolph2B1342964001680.9780.00 
Brian Doyle2B293651112.9890.00 
Damaso Garcia2B163635310.9590.00 
Fred Stanley2B11719041.0000.00 
Paul Blair2B52310.8330.00 
George Zeber2B11210.7500.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Graig Nettles3B1591093261130.9750.00 
Brian Doyle3B5110011.0000.00 
Fred Stanley3B402001.0000.00 
Paul Blair3B30000.0000.00 
Mickey Klutts3B11211.7500.00 
Dennis Sherrill3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bucky DentSS1231783411057.9810.00 
Fred StanleySS7181131922.9590.00 
Brian DoyleSS724011.0000.00 
Paul BlairSS410001.0000.00 
Damaso GarciaSS30010.0000.00 
Graig NettlesSS210001.0000.00 
Domingo RamosSS10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mickey RiversOF138384882.9800.00 
Reggie JacksonOF104212631.9860.00 
Lou PiniellaOF103213470.9690.00 
Roy WhiteOF74128110.9920.00 
Paul BlairOF6487211.9890.00 
Gary ThomassonOF50101431.9720.00 
Jay JohnstoneOF22310001.0000.00 
Thurman MunsonOF1332010.9700.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rich GossageP6313461230.8571.21 
Sparky LyleP5911191813.9642.19 
Ed FigueroaP35253173712.9821.92 
Ron GuidryP35273144421.9671.91 
Dick TidrowP311851218001.0001.46 
Ken ClayP28756921.8821.80 
Jim BeattieP25128142132.9212.46 
Catfish HunterP211181113001.0001.83 
Rawly EastwickP82423001.0001.86 
Don GullettP8442820.8332.04 
Bob KammeyerP72107001.0002.97 
Paul LindbladP71824001.0002.98 
Andy MessersmithP62222001.0001.63 
Ken HoltzmanP51706001.0003.14 
Larry McCallP51604011.0002.25 
Ron DavisP4210001.0004.29 
Dave RajsichP41301001.0000.69 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Cliff JohnsonDH39.0000.00 
Reggie JacksonDH35.0000.00 
Jim SpencerDH35.0000.00 
Lou PiniellaDH23.0000.00 
Roy WhiteDH23.0000.00 
Thurman MunsonDH14.0000.00 
Chris ChamblissDH7.0000.00 
Jay JohnstoneDH5.0000.00 
Dennis SherrillDH1.0000.00 
Gary ThomassonDH1.0000.00 


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