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1978 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 100-63 .613
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 735-582 + 153
Roster Continuity 88.37% 2/26
Manager(s): Billy Martin, Bob Lemon, Dick Howser
General Manager: Cedric Tallis
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 2,335,871 4/26
Playoffs: Won World Series (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Rex Hudler (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clyde King
Bench Coach: Gene Michael
Bullpen Coach: Dom Scala
Bullpen Coach: Yogi Berra
First Base Coach: Elston Howard
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Dick Howser

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Thurman Munson (#4), Dennis Sherrill (#12), Don Gullett (#14)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10063.613--
9964.6071.0
9369.5746.5
9071.5599.0
8676.53113.5
6990.43429.0
59102.36640.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 New York Yankees. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 New York Yankees Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1NYA@ TEXL1-20-171119No112-1  
    2NYA@ TEXW7-11-14813No1.5835  
    3NYA@ TEXL2-51-241017No21082
    4NYA@ MILL6-91-351121No31617-1
    5NYA@ MILL3-51-451223No41922-3  
    6NYAvs CHAW4-22-451120No3.52324-1  
    7NYAvs CHAW3-23-44916No226260  
    8NYAvs CHAW3-04-44813No229263
    9NYAvs BALL1-64-54816No33032-2  
    10NYAvs BALW4-35-54713No2.53435-1  
    11NYA@ TORL3-45-64715No33739-2  
    12NYAvs MILL2-95-75816No3.53948-9  
    13NYAvs MILW4-36-74715No3.54351-8  
    14NYAvs MILL2-36-84717No44554-9
    15NYA@ BALW8-27-84716No45356-3  
    16NYA@ BALW4-38-85812No45759-2
    17NYA@ MINW3-19-83612No3.560600  
    18NYA@ MINL1-39-93612No4.56163-2  
    19NYA@ MINW3-210-93611No3.56465-1  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20NYAvs KCAW8-411-93611No372693
    21NYAvs KCAW4-212-92510Yes376715
    22NYAvs KCAW6-513-9258Yes382766
    23NYAvs TEXW5-214-9256Yes287789
    24NYAvs TEXL5-914-103610No392875  
    25NYAvs TEXW3-215-10368No395896  
    26NYAvs MINW3-116-10356Yes298908
    27NYA@ KCAL3-416-11356Yes2101947  
    28NYA@ KCAW5-217-11355Yes21069610
    29NYA@ KCAL9-1017-12357Yes31151069  
    30NYA@ CHAW4-118-12356Yes211910712
    31NYA@ CHAW8-319-12345Yes212711017
    32NYA@ CLEL4-519-13346Yes313111516  
    33NYA@ CLEW5-320-13345Yes213611818
    34NYA@ TORW11-321-13334Yes214712126  
    35NYA@ TORL8-1021-14346Yes215513124  
    36NYA@ TORW2-123-14333Yes116613333
    37NYA@ TORW9-123-14333Yes116613333  
    38NYAvs CLEW10-124-14334Yes--17613442  
    39NYAvs CLEW9-325-14223Yes118513748  
    40NYAvs TORW4-326-14223Yes118914049  
    41NYAvs TORL1-426-15223Yes219014446
    42NYAvs TORW5-328-15222Yes220115249  
    43NYAvs TORW6-528-15222Yes220115249  
    44NYA@ CLEW2-029-15222Yes220315251  
    45NYA@ CLEL1-529-16223Yes320415747  
    46NYAvs BALL2-329-17223Yes320616046  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    47NYAvs BALL0-129-18223Yes3.520616145  
    48NYA@ OAKW3-130-18223Yes3.520916247
    49NYA@ OAKL1-530-19224Yes4.521016743  
    50NYA@ OAKL4-630-20224Yes4.521417341
    51NYA@ SEAL3-730-21234Yes4.521718037  
    52NYA@ SEAL3-430-22236Yes4.522018436  
    53NYA@ SEAW9-131-22235Yes422918544  
    54NYA@ CALW3-132-22225Yes423218646
    55NYA@ CALL3-432-23226Yes523519045  
    56NYA@ CALL6-932-24226Yes624119942  
    57NYAvs OAKW2-033-24225Yes624319944  
    58NYAvs OAKW5-334-24225Yes624820246
    59NYAvs SEAW11-935-24224Yes625921148  
    60NYAvs SEAW5-236-24223Yes626421351
    61NYAvs CALL7-1036-25224Yes727122348  
    62NYAvs CALW4-037-25224Yes727522352  
    63NYAvs CALL2-337-26335Yes727722651  
    64NYA@ BOSL4-1037-27436Yes828123645  
    65NYA@ BOSW10-438-27335Yes729124051  
    66NYA@ BOSL2-938-28436Yes829324944  
    67NYA@ DETW4-239-28335Yes7.529725146
    68NYA@ DETW12-340-28335Yes7.530925455  
    69NYA@ DETL3-440-29335Yes8.531225854  
    70NYA@ DETW4-241-29224Yes8.531626056
    71NYAvs BOSL1-441-30224Yes9.531726453
    72NYAvs BOSW6-442-30224Yes8.532326855  
    73NYA@ MILL0-542-32335Yes9.532528045  
    74NYA@ MILL2-742-32335Yes9.532528045  
    75NYAvs DETW10-243-32335Yes933528253  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76NYAvs DETL4-843-33336Yes933929049  
    77NYAvs DETW3-245-33334Yes834729552
    78NYAvs DETW5-345-33334Yes834729552  
    79NYA@ BOSL5-945-34336Yes935230448  
    80NYA@ TEXL2-345-35327Yes1035430747  
    81NYA@ TEXW7-246-35226Yes1036130952  
    82NYA@ MILL0-646-36337Yes1036131546  
    83NYA@ MILL5-646-37337Yes11.536632145
    84NYA@ MILL4-846-38337Yes11.537032941
    85NYAvs CHAL1-646-39337Yes11.537133536  
    86NYAvs CHAW7-647-39337Yes10.537834137  
    87NYAvs KCAL2-847-40348Yes11.538034931  
    88NYAvs KCAL1-347-414610No1338135229
    89NYAvs KCAL7-947-424610No1438836127  
    90NYA@ MINW2-048-424610No1439036129  
    91NYA@ MINW4-049-42459Yes1339436133  
    92NYA@ CHAW7-450-42459Yes1240136536
    93NYA@ CHAW7-251-42348Yes1140836741  
    94NYA@ CHAW3-152-42348Yes1041136843
    95NYA@ KCAL2-552-43459Yes10.541337340  
    96NYA@ KCAW4-053-43459Yes9.541737344  
    97NYAvs CLEW3-154-43348Yes8.542037446  
    98NYAvs CLEW11-055-44459Yes843639145  
    99NYAvs CLEL5-1755-44459Yes843639145  
    100NYAvs MINL5-755-45459Yes844139843  
    101NYAvs MINW7-356-45458Yes844840147
    102NYAvs MINW4-357-46457Yes7.545240646  
    103NYAvs MINL0-257-46457Yes7.545240646
    104NYAvs TEXW6-158-46457Yes7.545840751  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105NYAvs TEXW8-159-46347Yes6.546640858  
    106NYAvs BOSL5-759-47347Yes7.547141556  
    107NYAvs BOSL1-859-48458Yes8.547242349  
    108NYAvs BALL1-259-49459Yes8.547342548
    109NYAvs BALW3-260-49458Yes8.547642749  
    110NYAvs BALW3-061-49348Yes8.547942752  
    111NYAvs MILW3-062-49347Yes8.548242755
    112NYAvs MILW8-763-49236Yes7.549043456  
    113NYAvs MILW9-064-49225Yes7.549943465  
    114NYA@ BALW2-165-49225Yes6.550143566  
    115NYA@ BALL4-665-50225Yes850544164
    116NYA@ BALL0-365-51225Yes950544461  
    117NYA@ BALW4-166-51225Yes850944564  
    118NYA@ OAKW6-067-51225Yes751544570  
    119NYA@ OAKW5-368-51224Yes752044872
    120NYA@ SEAW6-169-51224Yes7.552644977  
    121NYA@ SEAL1-469-52224Yes7.552745374  
    122NYA@ SEAL4-569-53324Yes8.553145873  
    123NYA@ CALW6-270-53335Yes7.553746077  
    124NYA@ CALL3-670-54335Yes7.554046674
    125NYAvs OAKW7-171-54224Yes7.554746780  
    126NYAvs OAKW5-472-54224Yes7.555247181  
    127NYAvs OAKW6-273-54224Yes7.555847385
    128NYAvs CALW4-174-54224Yes7.556247488
    129NYAvs CALW4-375-54224Yes7.556647789  
    130NYA@ BALW5-476-54223Yes757148190
    131NYA@ BALW6-277-54223Yes6.557748394
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    132NYAvs SEAL0-377-55223Yes6.557748691  
    133NYAvs SEAW6-278-55223Yes5.558348895  
    134NYAvs SEAW4-379-55223Yes5.558749196
    135NYAvs DETW9-180-56223Yes5600497103  
    136NYAvs DETL4-580-56223Yes5600497103  
    137NYAvs DETW4-281-56223Yes4604499105
    138NYAvs DETW8-282-56223Yes4612501111  
    139NYA@ BOSW15-383-56223Yes3627504123  
    140NYA@ BOSW13-284-56222Yes2640506134  
    141NYA@ BOSW7-085-56222Yes1647506141  
    142NYA@ BOSW7-486-56221Yes--654510144
    143NYA@ DETL4-786-57222Yes0.5658517141
    144NYA@ DETW7-387-57111Yes--665520145  
    145NYA@ DETW4-288-57111Yes--669522147
    146NYAvs BOSW4-089-57111Yes--673522151  
    147NYAvs BOSW3-290-57111Yes--676524152  
    148NYAvs BOSL3-790-58111Yes--679531148
    149NYAvs MILW4-391-58111Yes--683534149  
    150NYAvs MILL0-291-59111Yes--683536147  
    151NYA@ TORL1-892-60111Yes--687546141  
    152NYA@ TORW3-292-60111Yes--687546141  
    153NYA@ TORW7-193-60111Yes--694547147
    154NYA@ CLEL7-893-61111Yes--701555146  
    155NYA@ CLEL1-1093-62111Yes--702565137  
    156NYA@ CLEW4-094-62111Yes--706565141  
    157NYAvs TORW4-195-62111Yes--710566144
    158NYAvs TORW5-196-62111Yes--715567148  
    159NYAvs TORW3-197-62111Yes--718568150  
    160NYAvs CLEW3-198-62111Yes--721569152
    161NYAvs CLEW7-099-62111Yes--728569159  
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162NYAvs CLEL2-999-63221Yes--730578152  
    163NYA@ BOSW5-4100-63111Yes--735582153


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