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1978 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 532-690 -158
Roster Continuity 47.51% 26/26
Manager(s): Jack McKeon, Bobby Winkles
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 526,999 26/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Morgan (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jack McKeon
Assistant Coach: Bobby Hofman
Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Mike Morgan (#4), Taylor Duncan (#10), Jerry Tabb (#16), Tim Conroy (#20), Bruce Robinson (#21)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Oakland Athletics. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Oakland Athletics Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1OAK@ CALL0-10-15716No101-1  
    2OAK@ CALW4-21-14811No1431
    3OAK@ CALL2-31-271218No1660
    4OAKvs SEAW1-02-26814No1761
    5OAKvs SEAW2-03-23711No0.5963
    6OAKvs SEAW4-34-2366No0.51394  
    7OAKvs SEAW3-15-2256Yes0.516106  
    8OAKvs CALW2-16-2234Yes0.518117  
    9OAKvs CALL1-26-3246Yes119136
    10OAK@ MINW7-27-3245Yes1261511  
    11OAK@ MINW6-58-3233Yes1322012  
    12OAK@ SEAW5-39-3243Yes--372314
    13OAK@ SEAW3-010-3233Yes--402317
    14OAK@ SEAW5-011-3222Yes--452322  
    15OAKvs MINW5-313-3111Yes--542925  
    16OAKvs MINW4-313-3111Yes--542925  
    17OAKvs MINW9-814-3111Yes--633726  
    18OAKvs MINL1-614-4111Yes--644321  
    19OAKvs CLEL2-614-5122Yes--664917  
    20OAKvs CLEW5-115-5122Yes--715021
    21OAKvs CLEW2-116-5111Yes--735122  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22OAKvs TORW2-117-5111Yes--755223
    23OAKvs TORW11-318-5111Yes--865531
    24OAKvs DETW5-119-5111Yes--915635  
    25OAKvs DETL0-619-6111Yes--916229  
    26OAKvs DETL0-419-7122Yes--916625  
    27OAK@ TORL0-419-8122Yes--917021  
    28OAK@ TORL1-319-9122Yes--927319  
    29OAK@ DETW10-420-9111Yes--1027725  
    30OAK@ DETW3-221-9111Yes--1057926
    31OAK@ DETL0-1521-10111Yes--1059411  
    32OAK@ CLEW3-222-10111Yes--1089612
    33OAK@ CLEL2-322-11122Yes--1109911  
    34OAK@ TEXL3-422-12134Yes--11310310  
    35OAK@ TEXL4-622-13134Yes--1171098
    36OAKvs CHAL2-622-14145Yes--1191154  
    37OAKvs CHAW4-323-14134Yes--1231185  
    38OAKvs CHAL2-624-15145Yes--1331249
    39OAKvs CHAW8-024-15145Yes--1331249  
    40OAKvs MILL2-324-16146Yes--1351278  
    41OAKvs MILL1-724-17257Yes--1361342  
    42OAK@ CHAW3-125-17257Yes0.51391354
    43OAK@ CHAW4-326-17135Yes--1431385  
    44OAK@ CHAL2-326-19247Yes--1451450
    45OAK@ CHAL0-426-19247Yes--1451450  
    46OAK@ MILW6-227-19135Yes--1511474  
    47OAK@ MILL1-227-20136Yes--1521493  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48OAKvs NYAL1-327-21246Yes--1531521
    49OAKvs NYAW5-128-21135Yes--1581535  
    50OAKvs NYAW6-429-21135Yes--1641577
    51OAKvs BOSW9-730-21125Yes--1731649
    52OAKvs BOSW7-131-21124Yes--18016515  
    53OAKvs CALL1-432-22124Yes--18216913  
    54OAKvs CALW1-032-22124Yes--18216913
    55OAKvs CALL7-1032-23136Yes--18917910  
    56OAKvs BALL3-532-24137Yes--1921848  
    57OAKvs BALL0-132-25137Yes--1921857  
    58OAKvs BALL0-332-26159Yes--1921884  
    59OAK@ NYAL0-232-271610Yes--1921902  
    60OAK@ NYAL3-532-281611Yes--1951950
    61OAK@ BOSL0-932-292712No--195204-9  
    62OAK@ BOSL3-732-302712No1198211-13  
    63OAK@ BALL0-632-313813No2198217-19  
    64OAK@ BALL4-532-323814No2202222-20
    65OAK@ BALL1-232-334915No2.5203224-21
    66OAK@ TEXW2-133-333815No2.5205225-20
    67OAK@ TEXL4-533-344915No3.5209230-21  
    68OAK@ TEXL2-833-354915No3.5211238-27  
    69OAK@ KCAL3-534-364915No3.5219247-28
    70OAK@ KCAW5-434-364915No3.5219247-28
    71OAK@ KCAL5-734-374916No4.5224254-30
    72OAK@ KCAW6-335-374916No4230257-27
    73OAKvs TEXL1-335-384917No5231260-29
    74OAKvs TEXW2-136-384915No4233261-28  
    75OAKvs TEXW8-737-384814No3241268-27  
    76OAKvs KCAW2-138-384813No2243269-26  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    77OAKvs KCAW4-239-384813No2247271-24  
    78OAKvs KCAL2-440-394813No1.5258278-20
    79OAKvs KCAW9-340-394813No1.5258278-20  
    80OAK@ SEAW5-341-393712No1.5263281-18
    81OAK@ SEAW9-442-392611No0.5272285-13  
    82OAK@ SEAW5-343-391510Yes--277288-11
    83OAK@ SEAL2-343-402611No0.5279291-12
    84OAKvs MINL2-343-424813No2281295-14
    85OAKvs MINL0-143-424813No2281295-14  
    86OAKvs MINL8-943-433814No3.5289304-15  
    87OAKvs MINL0-743-444914No3.5289311-22  
    88OAKvs CLEW7-344-444813No3.5296314-18
    89OAKvs CLEL1-1144-454914No4.5297325-28  
    90OAKvs TORW3-245-454813No4.5300327-27  
    91OAKvs TORW8-546-454813No3.5308332-24
    92OAKvs TORW5-347-454813No2.5313335-22  
    93OAKvs DETW6-348-453712No2319338-19
    94OAKvs DETL4-548-463712No3323343-20  
    95OAK@ TORW7-249-473713No4334350-16  
    96OAK@ TORL4-549-473713No4334350-16
    97OAK@ TORL3-749-483814No5337357-20  
    98OAK@ TORW5-350-483813No5342360-18
    99OAK@ DETL1-450-493814No6343364-21  
    100OAK@ DETL2-1150-503814No6345375-30  
    101OAK@ CHAW8-451-503812No6353379-26
    102OAK@ CHAW7-452-503812No6360383-23
    103OAK@ CLEL2-452-513813No7362387-25  
    104OAK@ CLEW6-553-513813No6368392-24
    105OAK@ CLEW5-454-513812No6373396-23  
    106OAK@ CALW2-055-513812No5375396-21
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107OAK@ CALW1-056-512711No4376396-20  
    108OAK@ CALL2-856-523812No4378404-26  
    109OAK@ CALL1-856-533814No4.5379412-33  
    110OAKvs SEAW6-157-533814No3.5385413-28  
    111OAKvs SEAL2-357-543814No4.5387416-29  
    112OAKvs SEAW4-359-543812No4395422-27  
    113OAKvs SEAW4-359-543812No4395422-27  
    114OAKvs CALW1-060-543812No3396422-26  
    115OAKvs CALL1-260-553812No4397424-27
    116OAKvs CALL5-1660-563813No4.5402440-38  
    117OAK@ MINW2-061-573812No5406443-37  
    118OAK@ MINL2-361-573812No5406443-37
    119OAK@ MINL3-661-583812No5409449-40
    120OAK@ MINL1-361-603814No5.5411454-43  
    121OAK@ MINL1-261-603814No5.5411454-43  
    122OAKvs NYAL0-661-614915No6411460-49  
    123OAKvs NYAL3-561-624915No6.5414465-51
    124OAKvs BOSL3-661-634915No6417471-54
    125OAKvs BOSW8-462-634915No6425475-50
    126OAKvs BOSL2-462-644915No7427479-52  
    127OAKvs BALL2-362-654916No7.5429482-53  
    128OAKvs BALL4-662-664916No8.5433488-55
    129OAKvs BALL0-1162-674916No8.5433499-66  
    130OAK@ NYAL1-762-684916No8.5434506-72  
    131OAK@ NYAL4-562-694916No8.5438511-73  
    132OAK@ NYAL2-662-704916No9440517-77
    133OAK@ BALL3-762-714917No10443524-81  
    134OAK@ BALL2-662-724917No10445530-85  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    135OAK@ BOSW5-163-724916No9.5450531-81  
    136OAK@ BOSW4-364-724916No9.5454534-80
    137OAK@ BOSL6-1164-734916No10.5460545-85  
    138OAKvs KCAL3-564-744917No11.5463550-87
    139OAKvs KCAL0-364-754918No12.5463553-90  
    140OAKvs KCAL8-1164-764918No13.5471564-93
    141OAKvs TEXW11-465-764918No13.5482568-86  
    142OAKvs TEXL3-866-774918No12487577-90  
    143OAKvs TEXW2-166-774918No12487577-90  
    144OAK@ KCAL2-766-784918No13489584-95  
    145OAK@ KCAL1-866-794918No14490592-102  
    146OAK@ KCAL1-966-804918No15491601-110  
    147OAK@ KCAL1-566-814918No16492606-114  
    148OAK@ TEXW1-067-824918No16.5493611-118  
    149OAK@ TEXL0-567-824918No16.5493611-118  
    150OAK@ TEXL1-867-8351019No16.5494619-125  
    151OAK@ TEXL1-367-8451019No17.5495622-127  
    152OAKvs CHAW6-368-8451019No17.5501625-124  
    153OAKvs CHAL4-868-8651020No19508640-132  
    154OAKvs CHAL3-768-8651020No19508640-132  
    155OAK@ MILL0-368-8751121No19.5508643-135
    156OAK@ MILL4-1368-8861222No20.5512656-144  
    157OAK@ MILL2-568-8961222No20.5514661-147  
    158OAK@ CHAL2-668-9061223No21.5516667-151
    159OAK@ CHAW10-369-9061222No21.5526670-144  
    160OAKvs MILL1-369-9161222No22527673-146  
    161OAKvs MILL5-869-9261223No22532681-149
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162OAKvs MILL0-969-9361223No23532690-158


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