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1978 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jack McKeon, Bobby Winkles
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  526,999
Playoffs: Season in progress

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rico Carty (38)
Youngest Player:  Tim Conroy (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy North (6)
Top Hitter:  Rico Carty (24)
Top Pitcher:  Matt Keough (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Morgan (#4)

Roster Continuity:  47.51%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-04-07@ CAL1L  0-10-1628,194Rick LangfordFrank TananaFrank TananaRick Langford 01-1
1978-04-08@ CAL2W  4-21-1418,131Matt KeoughNolan RyanBob LaceyPaul HartzellDave Heaverlo431
1978-04-09@ CAL3L  2-31-2715,975Alan WirthChris KnappChris KnappAlan WirthDave LaRoche660
1978-04-10vs SEA4W  1-02-2617,283 John Henry JohnsonGlenn AbbottJohn Henry JohnsonGlenn AbbottDave Heaverlo761
1978-04-11vs SEA5W  2-03-231,890 Pete BrobergDick PolePete BrobergDick PoleElias Sosa963
1978-04-12vs SEA6W  4-34-231,742 Rick LangfordRick HoneycuttDave HeaverloShane Rawley 1394
1978-04-13vs SEA7W  3-15-222,034 Matt KeoughPaul MitchellBob LaceySteve Burke 16106
1978-04-14vs CAL8W  2-16-222,973 Alan WirthChris KnappDave HeaverloChris Knapp 18117
1978-04-16vs CAL9L  1-26-323,814 John Henry JohnsonDon AaseDave LaRocheDave HeaverloPaul Hartzell19136
1978-04-17@ MIN10W  7-27-322,054Pete BrobergPaul ThormodsgardPete BrobergPaul Thormodsgard 261511
1978-04-19@ MIN11W  6-58-321,935Rick LangfordGeoff ZahnElias SosaTom Johnson 322012
1978-04-21@ SEA12W  5-39-327,939Matt KeoughDick PoleMatt KeoughDick PoleElias Sosa372314
1978-04-22@ SEA13W  3-010-3223,756Alan WirthRick HoneycuttAlan WirthRick HoneycuttElias Sosa402317
1978-04-23@ SEA14W  5-011-325,688John Henry JohnsonPaul MitchellJohn Henry JohnsonPaul Mitchell 452322
1978-04-25vs MIN15W  5-313-310 Pete BrobergPaul ThormodsgardElias SosaGreg Thayer 502624
1978-04-25vs MIN16W  4-313-314,808 Rick LangfordGeoff ZahnJoe ColemanTom Johnson 542925
1978-04-26vs MIN17W  9-814-314,127 Matt KeoughRoger EricksonJoe ColemanTom Johnson 633726
1978-04-27vs MIN18L  1-614-414,645 Alan WirthGary SerumGary SerumAlan Wirth 644321
1978-04-28vs CLE19L  2-614-515,513 John Henry JohnsonDon HoodDon HoodJohn Henry Johnson 664917
1978-04-29vs CLE20W  5-115-515,692 Pete BrobergWayne GarlandPete BrobergWayne GarlandBob Lacey715021
1978-04-30vs CLE21W  2-116-516,378 Rick LangfordRick WiseElias SosaRick Wise 735122
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-05-02vs TOR22W  2-117-515,663 Matt KeoughTom UnderwoodMatt KeoughTom UnderwoodElias Sosa755223
1978-05-03vs TOR23W  11-318-512,512 Pete BrobergJim ClancyPete BrobergJim ClancyBob Lacey865531
1978-05-05vs DET24W  5-119-5114,612 John Henry JohnsonJack BillinghamJohn Henry JohnsonJack Billingham 915635
1978-05-06vs DET25L  0-619-6112,539 Alan WirthBob SykesBob SykesAlan Wirth 916229
1978-05-07vs DET26L  0-419-7116,239 Matt KeoughMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxMatt Keough 916625
1978-05-09@ TOR27L  0-419-8111,339Pete BrobergTom UnderwoodTom UnderwoodPete Broberg 917021
1978-05-10@ TOR28L  1-319-9121,766Rick LangfordJim ClancyJim ClancyRick Langford 927319
1978-05-12@ DET29W  10-420-9118,367John Henry JohnsonJack BillinghamElias SosaJohn Hiller 1027725
1978-05-13@ DET30W  3-221-9116,324Matt KeoughDave RozemaBob LaceyDave RozemaElias Sosa1057926
1978-05-14@ DET31L  0-1521-10112,513Pete BrobergBob SykesBob SykesPete Broberg 1059411
1978-05-15@ CLE32W  3-222-1013,454Alan WirthRick WiseJoe ColemanRick WiseElias Sosa1089612
1978-05-16@ CLE33L  2-322-1113,737Steve RenkoDavid ClydeDavid ClydeBob Lacey 1109911
1978-05-17@ TEX34L  3-422-12115,635John Henry JohnsonJon MatlackJon MatlackJohn Henry Johnson 11310310
1978-05-18@ TEX35L  4-622-13121,257Matt KeoughJim UmbargerJim UmbargerMatt KeoughReggie Cleveland1171098
1978-05-19vs CHA36L  2-622-1415,515 Pete BrobergWilbur WoodWilbur WoodPete Broberg 1191154
1978-05-20vs CHA37W  4-323-1414,177 Alan WirthKen KravecRick LangfordLerrin LaGrow 1231185
1978-05-21vs CHA38L  2-624-1510 Steve RenkoSteve StoneSteve StoneBob LaceyJim Willoughby1251241
1978-05-21vs CHA39W  8-024-1518,426 John Henry JohnsonFrancisco BarriosJohn Henry JohnsonFrancisco Barrios 1331249
1978-05-23vs MIL40L  2-324-1612,534 Matt KeoughJerry AugustineJerry AugustineMatt Keough 1351278
1978-05-24vs MIL41L  1-724-1722,257 Pete BrobergMike CaldwellMike CaldwellPete Broberg 1361342
1978-05-26@ CHA42W  3-125-17219,018Alan WirthSteve StoneAlan WirthSteve StoneBob Lacey1391354
1978-05-27@ CHA43W  4-326-17128,367John Henry JohnsonWilbur WoodBob LaceyJim Willoughby 1431385
1978-05-28@ CHA44L  2-326-1920Matt KeoughKen KravecKen KravecMatt KeoughJim Willoughby1451414
1978-05-28@ CHA45L  0-426-19223,934Steve RenkoFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosSteve Renko 1451450
1978-05-29@ MIL46W  6-227-19118,665Pete BrobergJerry AugustinePete BrobergJerry Augustine 1511474
1978-05-30@ MIL47L  1-227-2018,322Alan WirthMike CaldwellMike CaldwellElias Sosa 1521493
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-06-02vs NYA48L  1-327-21218,993 John Henry JohnsonRon GuidryRon GuidryJohn Henry JohnsonRich Gossage1531521
1978-06-03vs NYA49W  5-128-21114,499 Matt KeoughAndy MessersmithMatt KeoughAndy Messersmith 1581535
1978-06-04vs NYA50W  6-429-21119,289 John Henry JohnsonDon GullettBob LaceyRawly EastwickElias Sosa1641577
1978-06-05vs BOS51W  9-730-21136,463 Pete BrobergAllen RipleyPete BrobergAllen RipleyElias Sosa1731649
1978-06-06vs BOS52W  7-131-2117,914 Steve RenkoBill LeeSteve RenkoBill Lee 18016515
1978-06-07vs CAL53L  1-432-2210 Alan WirthKen BrettKen BrettAlan Wirth 18116912
1978-06-07vs CAL54W  1-032-2216,560 Matt KeoughTom GriffinMatt KeoughTom GriffinElias Sosa18216913
1978-06-08vs CAL55L  7-1032-2312,612 John Henry JohnsonChris KnappDave LaRocheElias Sosa 18917910
1978-06-09vs BAL56L  3-532-2413,323 Pete BrobergMike FlanaganMike FlanaganPete Broberg 1921848
1978-06-10vs BAL57L  0-132-25111,422 Steve RenkoJim PalmerJim PalmerSteve Renko 1921857
1978-06-11vs BAL58L  0-332-26117,157 Mike MorganScott McGregorScott McGregorMike Morgan 1921884
1978-06-12@ NYA59L  0-232-27128,457Matt KeoughRon GuidryRon GuidryDave Heaverlo 1921902
1978-06-13@ NYA60L  3-532-28130,779John Henry JohnsonEd FigueroaEd FigueroaRick LangfordRich Gossage1951950
1978-06-14@ BOS61L  0-932-29229,690Pete BrobergLuis TiantLuis TiantPete Broberg 195204-9
1978-06-15@ BOS62L  3-732-30232,281Steve RenkoMike TorrezMike TorrezBob Lacey 198211-13
1978-06-16@ BAL63L  0-632-31331,944Rick LangfordDennis MartinezDennis MartinezRick Langford 198217-19
1978-06-17@ BAL64L  4-532-32324,619Mike MorganMike FlanaganMike FlanaganMike MorganDon Stanhouse202222-20
1978-06-18@ BAL65L  1-232-33417,143John Henry JohnsonJim PalmerJim PalmerJohn Henry JohnsonTippy Martinez203224-21
1978-06-19@ TEX66W  2-133-33317,029Steve RenkoJon MatlackSteve RenkoJon MatlackElias Sosa205225-20
1978-06-20@ TEX67L  4-533-34417,394Matt KeoughDoc MedichJim UmbargerDave Heaverlo 209230-21
1978-06-22@ TEX68L  2-833-35420,599Mike MorganDock EllisDock EllisMike Morgan 211238-27
1978-06-23@ KCA69L  3-534-3640Rick LangfordPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffRick LangfordAl Hrabosky214243-29
1978-06-23@ KCA70W  5-434-36438,841Tim ConroyDennis LeonardPete BrobergDennis LeonardDave Heaverlo219247-28
1978-06-24@ KCA71L  5-734-37435,423Steve RenkoAndy HasslerAndy HasslerSteve RenkoAl Hrabosky224254-30
1978-06-25@ KCA72W  6-335-37432,842Matt KeoughLarry GuraBob LaceyLarry GuraElias Sosa230257-27
1978-06-27vs TEX73L  1-335-3843,619 Rick LangfordDock EllisDock EllisRick LangfordReggie Cleveland231260-29
1978-06-28vs TEX74W  2-136-3842,346 Steve RenkoDoyle AlexanderPete BrobergLen Barker 233261-28
1978-06-29vs TEX75W  8-737-3843,380 Tim ConroyFergie JenkinsDave HeaverloPaul Lindblad 241268-27
1978-06-30vs KCA76W  2-138-38416,506 Matt KeoughRich GaleMatt KeoughRich Gale 243269-26
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-07-01vs KCA77W  4-239-3845,062 John Henry JohnsonDennis LeonardJohn Henry JohnsonDennis Leonard 247271-24
1978-07-02vs KCA78L  2-440-3940 Rick LangfordLarry GuraLarry GuraBob LaceyAl Hrabosky249275-26
1978-07-02vs KCA79W  9-340-39413,486 Steve RenkoAndy HasslerSteve RenkoAndy Hassler 258278-20
1978-07-03@ SEA80W  5-341-3939,489Pete BrobergGlenn AbbottPete BrobergGlenn AbbottDave Heaverlo263281-18
1978-07-04@ SEA81W  9-442-39210,942Craig MinettoRick HoneycuttElias SosaRick Honeycutt 272285-13
1978-07-05@ SEA82W  5-343-3916,723Matt KeoughMike ParrottMatt KeoughShane RawleyDave Heaverlo277288-11
1978-07-06@ SEA83L  2-343-4027,523John Henry JohnsonPaul MitchellPaul MitchellJohn Henry JohnsonEnrique Romo279291-12
1978-07-07vs MIN84L  2-343-4240 Steve RenkoGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnSteve RenkoMike Marshall281294-13
1978-07-07vs MIN85L  0-143-4247,239 Rick LangfordDarrell JacksonDarrell JacksonRick Langford 281295-14
1978-07-08vs MIN86L  8-943-43312,201 Pete BrobergRoger EricksonMike MarshallDave Heaverlo 289304-15
1978-07-09vs MIN87L  0-743-4444,720 Pete BrobergDave GoltzDave GoltzPete Broberg 289311-22
1978-07-13vs CLE88W  7-344-4442,987 John Henry JohnsonRick WaitsJohn Henry JohnsonRick WaitsDave Heaverlo296314-18
1978-07-14vs CLE89L  1-1144-4543,326 Matt KeoughRick WiseRick WiseMatt Keough 297325-28
1978-07-15vs TOR90W  3-245-4546,863 Steve RenkoTom UnderwoodElias SosaTom Underwood 300327-27
1978-07-16vs TOR91W  8-546-4543,753 Pete BrobergJim ClancyElias SosaMike WillisDave Heaverlo308332-24
1978-07-17vs TOR92W  5-347-45412,414 John Henry JohnsonJerry GarvinJohn Henry JohnsonJerry Garvin 313335-22
1978-07-18vs DET93W  6-348-4533,023 Rick LangfordDave RozemaRick LangfordDave RozemaBob Lacey319338-19
1978-07-19vs DET94L  4-548-4635,225 Matt KeoughJim SlatonJim SlatonMatt Keough 323343-20
1978-07-21@ TOR95W  7-249-4730Steve RenkoBalor MooreSteve RenkoBalor Moore 330345-15
1978-07-21@ TOR96L  4-549-47321,050Pete BrobergTom UnderwoodTom MurphyBob LaceyVictor Cruz334350-16
1978-07-22@ TOR97L  3-749-48321,028John Henry JohnsonJim ClancyJim ClancyJohn Henry Johnson 337357-20
1978-07-23@ TOR98W  5-350-48323,153Rick LangfordJerry GarvinRick LangfordJerry GarvinDave Heaverlo342360-18
1978-07-24@ DET99L  1-450-49319,733Matt KeoughKip YoungKip YoungMatt Keough 343364-21
1978-07-25@ DET100L  2-1150-50317,723Steve RenkoMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxSteve Renko 345375-30
1978-07-26@ CHA101W  8-451-50311,897John Henry JohnsonWilbur WoodJohn Henry JohnsonWilbur WoodElias Sosa353379-26
1978-07-27@ CHA102W  7-452-50319,632Rick LangfordKen KravecBob LaceyKen KravecElias Sosa360383-23
1978-07-28@ CLE103L  2-452-5138,032Pete BrobergDave FreislebenJim KernPete Broberg 362387-25
1978-07-29@ CLE104W  6-553-51317,828Steve RenkoRick WiseSteve RenkoRick WiseDave Heaverlo368392-24
1978-07-30@ CLE105W  5-454-51310,272John Henry JohnsonMike PaxtonElias SosaJim Kern 373396-23
1978-07-31@ CAL106W  2-055-51329,044Matt KeoughFrank TananaMatt KeoughFrank TananaElias Sosa375396-21
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-08-01@ CAL107W  1-056-51219,485Rick LangfordNolan RyanRick LangfordNolan Ryan 376396-20
1978-08-02@ CAL108L  2-856-52316,898Pete BrobergDon AaseDon AasePete Broberg 378404-26
1978-08-03@ CAL109L  1-856-53315,792Steve RenkoPaul HartzellPaul HartzellSteve Renko 379412-33
1978-08-04vs SEA110W  6-157-5332,502 John Henry JohnsonGlenn AbbottJohn Henry JohnsonGlenn Abbott 385413-28
1978-08-05vs SEA111L  2-357-5432,677 Matt KeoughByron McLaughlinJim ToddMatt Keough 387416-29
1978-08-06vs SEA112W  4-359-5430 Rick LangfordPaul MitchellRick LangfordShane Rawley 391419-28
1978-08-06vs SEA113W  4-359-5434,898 Pete BrobergTom HouseBob LaceyEnrique Romo 395422-27
1978-08-07vs CAL114W  1-060-54317,183 Steve RenkoDon AaseSteve RenkoDon Aase 396422-26
1978-08-08vs CAL115L  1-260-5534,624 John Henry JohnsonPaul HartzellPaul HartzellDave HeaverloDave LaRoche397424-27
1978-08-10vs CAL116L  5-1660-5633,832 Matt KeoughFrank TananaFrank TananaMatt Keough 402440-38
1978-08-11@ MIN117W  2-061-5730Rick LangfordGeoff ZahnRick LangfordGeoff Zahn 404440-36
1978-08-11@ MIN118L  2-361-57313,795Pete BrobergDarrell JacksonDarrell JacksonPete BrobergMike Marshall406443-37
1978-08-12@ MIN119L  3-661-58311,740Steve RenkoStan PerzanowskiStan PerzanowskiSteve RenkoMike Marshall409449-40
1978-08-13@ MIN120L  1-361-6030Matt KeoughGary SerumGary SerumMatt Keough 410452-42
1978-08-13@ MIN121L  1-261-60318,577Mike NorrisRoger EricksonRoger EricksonMike Norris 411454-43
1978-08-15vs NYA122L  0-661-61413,862 Rick LangfordRon GuidryRon GuidryRick Langford 411460-49
1978-08-16vs NYA123L  3-561-62410,394 Pete BrobergCatfish HunterCatfish HunterBob LaceyRich Gossage414465-51
1978-08-18vs BOS124L  3-661-63412,730 Steve RenkoMike TorrezMike TorrezSteve RenkoDick Drago417471-54
1978-08-19vs BOS125W  8-462-63411,806 John Henry JohnsonBill LeeJohn Henry JohnsonBill LeeBob Lacey425475-50
1978-08-20vs BOS126L  2-462-64413,411 Matt KeoughDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyMatt Keough 427479-52
1978-08-21vs BAL127L  2-362-6549,786 Rick LangfordMike FlanaganMike FlanaganRick Langford 429482-53
1978-08-22vs BAL128L  4-662-6641,930 Pete BrobergScott McGregorDon StanhouseBob LaceyJoe Kerrigan433488-55
1978-08-23vs BAL129L  0-1162-6742,497 Steve RenkoJim PalmerJim PalmerSteve Renko 433499-66
1978-08-25@ NYA130L  1-762-68429,010John Henry JohnsonRon GuidryRon GuidryJohn Henry Johnson 434506-72
1978-08-26@ NYA131L  4-562-69453,883Matt KeoughDick TidrowSparky LyleBob Lacey 438511-73
1978-08-27@ NYA132L  2-662-70440,628Rick LangfordCatfish HunterCatfish HunterRick LangfordRich Gossage440517-77
1978-08-28@ BAL133L  3-762-7146,000Steve RenkoJim PalmerJim PalmerBob Lacey 443524-81
1978-08-29@ BAL134L  2-662-7244,995Mike NorrisDennis MartinezDennis MartinezMike Norris 445530-85
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-09-01@ BOS135W  5-163-72430,156Matt KeoughLuis TiantMatt KeoughLuis Tiant 450531-81
1978-09-02@ BOS136W  4-364-72433,051Rick LangfordMike TorrezRick LangfordMike TorrezDave Heaverlo454534-80
1978-09-03@ BOS137L  6-1164-73429,029Steve RenkoJim WrightBob StanleyPete Broberg 460545-85
1978-09-04vs KCA138L  3-564-7447,550 Mike NorrisRich GaleRich GaleMike NorrisAl Hrabosky463550-87
1978-09-05vs KCA139L  0-364-7541,376 Steve RenkoDennis LeonardDennis LeonardSteve Renko 463553-90
1978-09-06vs KCA140L  8-1164-7641,350 Matt KeoughPaul SplittorffAl HraboskyDave HeaverloMarty Pattin471564-93
1978-09-08vs TEX141W  11-465-7649,841 John Henry JohnsonJon MatlackAlan WirthJon Matlack 482568-86
1978-09-10vs TEX142L  3-866-7740 Mike NorrisDoyle AlexanderDoyle AlexanderMike Norris 485576-91
1978-09-10vs TEX143W  2-166-7742,739 Pete BrobergSteve ComerPete BrobergSteve Comer 487577-90
1978-09-11@ KCA144L  2-766-78424,765Matt KeoughMarty PattinMarty PattinMatt Keough 489584-95
1978-09-12@ KCA145L  1-866-79421,379Rick LangfordLarry GuraLarry GuraRick Langford 490592-102
1978-09-13@ KCA146L  1-966-80418,359John Henry JohnsonDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJohn Henry Johnson 491601-110
1978-09-14@ KCA147L  1-566-81419,617Steve RenkoPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffSteve Renko 492606-114
1978-09-15@ TEX148W  1-067-8240Alan WirthDoyle AlexanderAlan WirthDoyle Alexander 493606-113
1978-09-15@ TEX149L  0-567-8248,779Pete BrobergSteve ComerSteve ComerPete Broberg 493611-118
1978-09-16@ TEX150L  1-867-83514,948Matt KeoughFergie JenkinsFergie JenkinsMatt Keough 494619-125
1978-09-17@ TEX151L  1-367-8456,564Rick LangfordJon MatlackJon MatlackRick Langford 495622-127
1978-09-18vs CHA152W  6-368-8453,657 John Henry JohnsonKen KravecJohn Henry JohnsonKen Kravec 501625-124
1978-09-19vs CHA153L  4-868-8650 Alan WirthSteve StoneSteve StoneAlan Wirth 505633-128
1978-09-19vs CHA154L  3-768-8651,740 Steve RenkoSteve TroutSteve TroutSteve Renko 508640-132
1978-09-22@ MIL155L  0-368-8759,675Matt KeoughEduardo RodriguezEduardo RodriguezMatt KeoughBill Castro508643-135
1978-09-23@ MIL156L  4-1368-88614,450Mike NorrisBill TraversBill TraversMike Norris 512656-144
1978-09-24@ MIL157L  2-568-89616,535Rick LangfordMike CaldwellMike CaldwellRick Langford 514661-147
1978-09-25@ CHA158L  2-668-9065,279John Henry JohnsonJack KucekJack KucekJohn Henry JohnsonLerrin LaGrow516667-151
1978-09-26@ CHA159W  10-369-90610,408Alan WirthKen KravecAlan WirthKen Kravec 526670-144
1978-09-29vs MIL160L  1-369-9161,992 Matt KeoughBill TraversBill TraversMatt Keough 527673-146
1978-09-30vs MIL161L  5-869-9262,143 John Henry JohnsonMike CaldwellMike CaldwellJohn Henry JohnsonBill Castro532681-149
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttOAK PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-10-01vs MIL162L  0-969-9362,742 Alan WirthLary SorensenLary SorensenAlan WirthMoose Haas532690-158


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