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1978 New York YankeesAmerican League (MLB)
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Ron Davis played for the 1978 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record100-63 (1st in American League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
ManagerDick Howser,Bob Lemon,Billy MartinGeneral ManagerCedric Tallis
CoachesYogi Berra (Bullpen Coach), Art Fowler (Pitching Coach), Elston Howard (First Base Coach), Dick Howser (Third Base Coach), Clyde King (Assistant Coach), Gene Michael (Bench Coach), Dom Scala (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsWon World Series (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickRex Hudler (#18)
Minor League AffiliatesTacoma Yankees (AAA) 80-57 ... West Haven Yankees (AA) 82-57 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 74-68 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 51-19 ...
Years Available1901-2017

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

 

1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
10Chris Chambliss1bL2916262581171263129021416051536.274.321.382.70323941677.285.108.176.3196.18.91.51.852.124.0
1970- 1-   1-CLE
 
15Thurman MunsoncR31154617731832716712335703110620.297.332.373.70523034666.321.076.131.3175.310.52.00.9102.818.6
1968- 1-   4-NYA
 
9Graig Nettles3bL33159587811622322793115969619620.276.343.460.80327052662.270.184.284.3588.910.41.24.121.732.1
1965- 4-  74-MIN
 
17Mickey RiversofL29141559781482581148255295137638.265.302.397.69922244604.272.132.220.3124.88.41.81.850.829.7
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
44Reggie JacksonofL3213951182140135279714115813390328.274.356.477.83324445581.319.203.323.37510.022.92.34.718.932.1
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
30Willie Randolph2bR23134499871391863423678251465112.279.381.357.73817827596.302.078.301.34413.88.60.60.5166.319.4
1972- 7- 167-PIT
 
14Lou PiniellaofR3413047267148345669313436241812.314.361.445.80621045513.329.131.208.3596.67.01.11.278.730.4    
20Bucky DentssR261233794092111540312324265110.243.286.317.60312017415.245.074.140.2765.55.81.01.275.818.5
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
6Roy WhiteofB341033464493133843104423522379.269.349.393.74213624395.278.124.263.33310.68.90.82.043.325.8    
41Cliff Johnsondh-cR307617420329161900303210056.184.307.351.6586116205.191.167.339.29814.615.61.12.929.050.0
1966- 5-  83-HOU
 
11Fred StanleyssR30811601435701900253104003.219.324.281.605458189.266.062.219.29013.216.41.20.5160.022.9
1966- 8- 143-HOU
 
12Jim SpencerdhL307115012349172401153200134.227.295.440.7356617166.241.213.307.3239.019.32.14.221.450.0
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
2Paul BlairofR34751251022502131191702004.176.231.264.495337136.189.088.160.2316.612.51.91.562.531.8    
24Gary ThomassonofL265511620324132002132200100.276.346.405.751478130.315.129.224.34310.016.91.72.338.725.0
1969- 7- 162-SFN
 
46Mike HeathcR2333926213108004911101.228.265.283.54826499.250.055.098.2524.09.12.30.00.019.1
1973- 2-  37-NYA
 
27Jay JohnstoneofL32366561700160141030100.262.329.308.63720173.291.046.092.2995.513.72.51.465.05.9    
25Brian Doyle2bL2339526100000030302002.192.192.192.38410054.204.000-.058.1760.05.60.00.00.00.0
1972- 4-  76-TEX
 
23Damaso Garcia2bR211841580001102600101.195.227.195.4228044.222.000.073.1984.613.63.00.00.00.0    
25George Zeber2bB2736000000000000000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1968- 5-  88-NYA
 
27Dell AlstonofL2533000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0    
24Mickey Klutts3bR23121210000000100001.0001.0001.5002.5003131.000.500.500.9880.00.00.00.00.050.0
1972- 4-  86-NYA
 
18Dennis Sherrilldh-3bR2221100000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1974- 1-  12-NYA
 
40Fran HealycR3111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
Batting Totals: (23 players)1635583734148922838125693984250569542375245126.267.329.388.71721683916219.283.388.222.0008.111.21.42.044.726.3 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraft
49Ron GuidryL27STMLB2531.743535016900273.2187615313722487110.956.150.432.378.163.442.01.8932.19
1971- 3-  67-NYA
31Ed FigueroaR29STMLB2092.993535012200253.023396842277926131.238.290.782.743.271.193.42.6903.94  
19Dick TidrowR31S/RMLB7113.84312564010185.119187791353735051.329.280.632.573.541.384.22.3893.65
1967- 4-  76-CLE
54Rich GossageR26CLMLB10112.0163063005527134.18741309591225021.095.830.603.958.172.072.75.4763.00
1970- 9- 204-CHA
45Jim BeattieR23STMLB693.73252230030128.01236053851658181.368.650.563.594.571.274.22.4003.76
1975- 4-  91-NYA
29Catfish HunterR32STMLB1263.58212015110118.09849471635562011.137.471.222.674.271.603.74.6674.31  
28Sparky LyleL33RelMLB933.475905900339111.21164643633331041.349.350.482.662.661.003.71.7503.69  
43Ken ClayR24S/RMLB344.28286220013075.2894136321324021.4610.590.362.503.811.524.88.4293.17
1972- 2-  38-NYA
35Don GullettL27STMLB423.63880200044.2461918320281011.499.270.604.035.641.403.83.6673.61
1969- 1-  14-CIN
36Rawly EastwickR27RelMLB213.28808002024.2229924130001.078.030.731.464.743.253.28.6673.07
1969- 3-  62-CIN
47Andy MessersmithR32S/RMLB035.64651001022.1242114715160011.769.672.826.046.451.078.46.0007.38
1966- 1-  12-CAL
40Bob KammeyerR27RelMLB005.82707006021.224151416110021.429.970.422.494.571.836.23.0003.28
1972-21- 492-NYA
36Paul LindbladL36RelMLB004.42716003018.121994891001.6010.311.963.934.421.134.42.0005.75  
53Ken HoltzmanL32S/RMLB104.08532001017.221882930001.7410.701.024.581.530.334.081.0005.25
1965- 4-  61-CHN
40,53Larry McCallR25RelMLB115.63514003016.02010102673111.6311.251.133.383.941.175.63.5004.65  
52Dave RajsichL26S/RMLB004.05422000013.116660690001.6810.800.004.056.081.504.05.0002.59  
53Ron DavisR22RelMLB0011.5740400202.13430300002.8611.570.0011.570.000.0015.43.0006.44
1976- 3-  56-CHN
Pitching Totals: (17 players)100633.1816316318839121243614611321582516111478817434311.238.140.682.945.031.713.59.613

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRich Gossage26MLBp63-1346123021.8570.290.13---63100.038.7Fielding by Day
PSparky Lyle33MLBp59-1119181328.9640.460.24---59100.036.2Fielding by Day
PRon Guidry27MLBp35-27314442160.9671.660.21---3794.621.5Fielding by Day
PEd Figueroa29MLBp35-25317371255.9821.540.21---35100.021.5Fielding by Day
PDick Tidrow31MLBp31-185121800301.0000.970.16---31100.019.0Fielding by Day
PKen Clay24MLBp28-75692117.8820.540.20---28100.017.2Fielding by Day
PJim Beattie23MLBp25-12814213238.9211.400.27---25100.015.3Fielding by Day
PCatfish Hunter32MLBp21-118111300241.0001.140.20---21100.012.9Fielding by Day
PDon Gullett27MLBp8-44282012.8331.250.23---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PRawly Eastwick27MLBp8-24230051.0000.630.21---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PBob Kammeyer27MLBp7-21070071.0001.000.33---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PPaul Lindblad36MLBp7-18240061.0000.860.33---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PAndy Messersmith32MLBp6-22220041.0000.670.18---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PKen Holtzman32MLBp5-17060061.0001.200.35---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PLarry McCall25MLBp5-16040141.0000.800.25---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PDave Rajsich26MLBp4-13010011.0000.250.08---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PRon Davis22MLBp4-2100011.0000.250.50---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CThurman Munson31MLBc125--66661104737.9865.820.006150815481.276.7Fielding by Day
CMike Heath23MLBc33--1511151167.9704.910.00116133100.020.2Fielding by Day
CCliff Johnson30MLB1b-c22--67102179.9753.500.0011527628.913.5Fielding by Day
CFran Healy31MLBc1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BChris Chambliss29MLB1b155--136611141191481.9979.530.00---16295.795.1Fielding by Day
1BJim Spencer30MLB1b15--90704971.0006.470.00---7121.19.2Fielding by Day
1BCliff Johnson30MLB1b-c1--400041.0004.000.00---761.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BWillie Randolph23MLB2b134--2964001680712.9785.190.00---134100.082.2Fielding by Day
2BBrian Doyle23MLB2b-ss29--365111288.9893.000.00---3974.417.8Fielding by Day
2BDamaso Garcia21MLB2b16--363531074.9594.440.00---1888.99.8Fielding by Day
2BFred Stanley30MLBss-2b11--71904261.0002.360.00---8113.66.7Fielding by Day
2BPaul Blair34MLBof5--23106.8331.000.00---756.73.1Fielding by Day
2BGeorge Zeber27MLB2b1--12104.7503.000.00---333.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BGraig Nettles33MLB3b159--1093261130446.9752.740.00---159100.097.5Fielding by Day
3BBrian Doyle23MLB2b-ss5--11001111.0002.200.00---3912.83.1Fielding by Day
3BFred Stanley30MLBss-2b4--020021.0000.500.00---814.92.5Fielding by Day
3BPaul Blair34MLBof3--000000.000.00---754.01.8Fielding by Day
3BMickey Klutts23MLB3b1--12114.7503.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
3BDennis Sherrill22MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBucky Dent26MLBss123--1783411057529.9814.220.00---123100.075.5Fielding by Day
SSFred Stanley30MLBss-2b71--81131922221.9592.990.00---8187.743.6Fielding by Day
SSBrian Doyle23MLB2b-ss7--240161.0000.860.00---3917.94.3Fielding by Day
SSPaul Blair34MLBof4--100011.0000.250.00---755.32.5Fielding by Day
SSDamaso Garcia21MLB2b3--00101.0000.000.00---1816.71.8Fielding by Day
SSGraig Nettles33MLB3b2--100011.0000.500.00---1591.31.2Fielding by Day
SSDomingo Ramos20MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---10.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFMickey Rivers29MLBof138--384882400.9802.840.00---14197.984.7Fielding by Day
OFReggie Jackson32MLBof104--212631221.9862.100.00---13974.863.8Fielding by Day
OFLou Piniella34MLBof103--213470224.9692.110.00---13079.263.2Fielding by Day
OFRoy White34MLBof74--128110130.9921.740.00---10371.845.4Fielding by Day
OFPaul Blair34MLBof64--8721190.9891.390.00---7585.339.3Fielding by Day
OFGary Thomasson26MLBof-1b50--101431108.9722.100.00---5590.930.7Fielding by Day
OFJay Johnstone32MLBof22--31000311.0001.410.00---3661.113.5Fielding by Day
OFThurman Munson31MLBc13--3201033.9702.460.00---1548.48.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHCliff Johnson30MLB1b-c39--000000.000.00---7651.323.9Fielding by Day
DHReggie Jackson32MLBof35--000000.000.00---13925.221.5Fielding by Day
DHJim Spencer30MLB1b35--000000.000.00---7149.321.5Fielding by Day
DHRoy White34MLBof23--000000.000.00---10322.314.1Fielding by Day
DHLou Piniella34MLBof23--000000.000.00---13017.714.1Fielding by Day
DHThurman Munson31MLBc14--000000.000.00---1549.18.6Fielding by Day
DHChris Chambliss29MLB1b7--000000.000.00---1624.34.3Fielding by Day
DHJay Johnstone32MLBof5--000000.000.00---3613.93.1Fielding by Day
DHGary Thomasson26MLBof-1b1--000000.000.00---551.80.6Fielding by Day
DHDennis Sherrill22MLBss-3b1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Yogi BerraBullpen Coach1925-05-12 53St. Louis,Missouri MLB1946-19651946-1965   C
Al CuccinelloScout1914-11-26 63Long Island City,New York MLB1935-19351935-1935   2B
Art FowlerPitching Coach1922-07-03 55Converse,South Carolina MLB1954-19641954-1964   P
Elston HowardFirst Base Coach1929-02-23 49St. Louis,Missouri MLB1955-19681955-1968   C-OF
Dick HowserManager1936-05-14 42Miami,Florida MLB1961-19681961-1968   SS
Dick HowserThird Base Coach1936-05-14 42Miami,Florida MLB1961-19681961-1968   SS
Clyde KingAssistant Coach1925-05-23 53Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1944-19531944-1953   P
Bob LemonManager1920-09-22 57San Bernardino,California MLB1941-19581941-1958   P
Don LindebergScout -- --   SCOUT
Billy MartinManager1928-05-16 50Berkeley,California MLB1950-19611950-1961   2B
Gene MichaelBench Coach1938-06-02 40Kent,Ohio MLB1959-19751966-1975   SS
Meade PalmerNew York Yankees1959-- 19Lansdale,Pennsylvania RK1981-1981-
1981-37- 835-NYA
OF
Phil RizzutoBroadcaster1917-09-25 60Brooklyn,New York MLB1941-19561941-1956   SS
Dom ScalaBullpen Coach1954-07-02 23Astoria,New York AA1977-1977-
1976- 9- 216-OAK
C-3B
Cedric TallisGeneral Manager1914-07-29 63- --   EXEC
Bill WhiteBroadcaster1934-01-28 44Lakewood,Florida MLB1956-19691956-1969   1B