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1978 New York Yankees (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 100-63 .613
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 735-582 + 153
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: 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
Full League Standings
  • 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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