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1978 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Danny Ozark
General Manager:   Paul Owens
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Attendance:  2,583,389
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Dodgers)

Philadelphia Phillies affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Kaat (39)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Saucier (21)
Longest Tenure:  Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski (9)
Top Hitter:  Greg Luzinski (4)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Carlton (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Rip Rollins (#23)

Roster Continuity:  88.82%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-04-07vs SLN1L  1-50-1647,791 Steve CarltonBob ForschBob ForschSteve Carlton 15-4
1978-04-08vs SLN2W  7-01-1324,441 Larry ChristensonEric RasmussenLarry ChristensonEric Rasmussen 853
1978-04-09vs SLN3W  12-32-1235,104 Randy LerchJohn UrreaRandy LerchJohn Urrea 20812
1978-04-12vs MON4L  7-82-2419,110 Jim LonborgSteve RogersSteve RogersJim LonborgBill Atkinson271611
1978-04-14@ SLN5W  4-33-2217,921Steve CarltonMark LittellSteve CarltonPete VuckovichTug McGraw311912
1978-04-15@ SLN6W  3-24-2113,844Larry ChristensonJohn DennyTug McGrawPete Vuckovich 342113
1978-04-16@ SLN7L  0-54-3111,495Randy LerchBob ForschBob ForschRandy Lerch 34268
1978-04-17@ PIT8W  6-25-317,343Jim LonborgJohn CandelariaJim LonborgJohn Candelaria 402812
1978-04-22@ MON9L  3-75-540Steve CarltonWayne TwitchellWayne TwitchellSteve CarltonStan Bahnsen43358
1978-04-22@ MON10L  3-55-5419,237Larry ChristensonRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyLarry ChristensonStan Bahnsen46406
1978-04-23@ MON11L  2-55-6517,922Jim LonborgSteve RogersSteve RogersJim LonborgDarold Knowles48453
1978-04-24vs CHN12W  12-26-6420,115 Randy LerchWoodie FrymanRandy LerchWoodie Fryman 604713
1978-04-25vs CHN13W  7-07-6217,227 Jim KaatDennis LampJim KaatDennis Lamp 674720
1978-04-26vs CHN14L  2-47-7417,299 Steve CarltonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelSteve CarltonBruce Sutter695118
1978-04-28vs SDN15W  3-28-7326,872 Larry ChristensonBob OwchinkoLarry ChristensonBob OwchinkoRon Reed725319
1978-04-29vs SDN16W  7-29-7128,390 Jim LonborgDave FreislebenJim LonborgDave Freisleben 795524
1978-04-30vs SDN17W  11-410-7131,101 Randy LerchRandy JonesRandy LerchRandy Jones 905931
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-05-01@ CIN18W  12-111-7121,476Steve CarltonTom SeaverSteve CarltonTom Seaver 1026042
1978-05-03@ CIN19L  3-1211-8226,054Larry ChristensonFred NormanFred NormanLarry Christenson 1057233
1978-05-05vs NYN20W  9-412-8222,116 Jim LonborgNino EspinosaJim LonborgNino EspinosaTug McGraw1147638
1978-05-06vs NYN21W  7-213-8122,250 Steve CarltonPat ZachrySteve CarltonPat Zachry 1217843
1978-05-07vs NYN22W  8-514-8139,106 Randy LerchCraig SwanGene GarberCraig SwanTug McGraw1298346
1978-05-09vs HOU23L  1-514-9118,144 Larry ChristensonJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardLarry Christenson 1308842
1978-05-10vs HOU24W  3-115-9120,096 Jim LonborgMark LemongelloJim LonborgMark Lemongello 1338944
1978-05-11vs CIN25W  4-116-9132,580 Steve CarltonTom SeaverSteve CarltonTom Seaver 1379047
1978-05-12vs CIN26L  0-316-10138,179 Randy LerchBill BonhamBill BonhamRandy LerchPaul Moskau1379344
1978-05-13vs CIN27L  3-416-11135,802 Jim KaatFred NormanManny SarmientoTug McGraw 1409743
1978-05-14vs CIN28W  7-417-11130,482 Larry ChristensonTom HumeLarry ChristensonTom HumeRon Reed14710146
1978-05-15@ HOU29L  0-517-1219,943Jim LonborgJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardJim Lonborg 14710641
1978-05-16@ HOU30L  1-617-13111,381Steve CarltonMark LemongelloMark LemongelloSteve Carlton 14811236
1978-05-17@ HOU31L  1-217-14111,856Randy LerchJoaquin AndujarJoaquin AndujarRandy LerchTom Dixon14911435
1978-05-18@ HOU32W  8-518-14110,828Larry ChristensonJoe NiekroGene GarberJoe Sambito 15711938
1978-05-19@ NYN33L  3-418-15113,181Jim KaatCraig SwanSkip LockwoodTug McGraw 16012337
1978-05-20@ NYN34W  9-419-15114,110Steve CarltonMike BruhertTug McGrawDale Murray 16912742
1978-05-21@ NYN35L  5-619-16118,183Randy LerchJerry KoosmanSkip LockwoodTug McGraw 17413341
1978-05-24@ CHN36L  4-619-17217,901Jim KaatRay BurrisBruce SutterGene Garber 17813939
1978-05-25@ CHN37L  1-519-18219,788Steve CarltonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelSteve CarltonBruce Sutter17914435
1978-05-26@ ATL38L  2-419-19316,638Randy LerchPhil NiekroPhil NiekroRandy Lerch 18114833
1978-05-27@ ATL39W  6-520-19215,081Jim LonborgDick RuthvenTug McGrawRick CampGene Garber18715334
1978-05-28@ ATL40L  3-520-20322,233Larry ChristensonPreston HannaPreston HannaLarry ChristensonJamie Easterly19015832
1978-05-29vs PIT41W  4-321-20234,353 Jim KaatDon RobinsonWarren BrusstarDave Hamilton 19416133
1978-05-30vs PIT42W  6-122-20226,123 Steve CarltonBert BlylevenSteve CarltonBert Blyleven 20016238
1978-05-31vs PIT43L  1-222-21329,595 Randy LerchJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaRandy LerchKent Tekulve20116437
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-06-02vs LAN44W  4-223-21242,347 Jim LonborgBurt HootonJim LonborgBurt HootonGene Garber20516639
1978-06-03vs LAN45W  5-124-21231,442 Larry ChristensonDon SuttonTug McGrawTerry Forster 21016743
1978-06-04vs LAN46W  9-425-21242,066 Jim KaatTommy JohnJim KaatTommy John 21917148
1978-06-05vs SFN47W  4-326-21237,684 Steve CarltonVida BlueSteve CarltonVida BlueRon Reed22317449
1978-06-06vs SFN48W  7-627-21228,093 Randy LerchJohn MontefuscoTug McGrawGary Lavelle 23018050
1978-06-07vs SFN49W  5-428-21220,708 Jim LonborgEd HalickiTug McGrawRandy Moffitt 23518451
1978-06-09vs ATL50W  6-129-21240,272 Larry ChristensonEddie SolomonLarry ChristensonEddie Solomon 24118556
1978-06-10vs ATL51W  6-230-21133,292 Jim KaatDick RuthvenJim KaatDick RuthvenGene Garber24718760
1978-06-11vs ATL52L  0-430-22258,367 Steve CarltonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroSteve Carlton 24719156
1978-06-12@ LAN53L  5-630-23226,604Jim LonborgBurt HootonBurt HootonJim LonborgLance Rautzhan25219755
1978-06-13@ LAN54L  3-530-24241,257Randy LerchDon SuttonDon SuttonRandy Lerch 25520253
1978-06-14@ SFN55L  1-230-25213,902Larry ChristensonVida BlueVida BlueLarry ChristensonRandy Moffitt25620452
1978-06-15@ SFN56L  1-630-26214,754Jim KaatJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoJim Kaat 25721047
1978-06-16@ SDN57W  5-031-26221,124Steve CarltonRandy JonesSteve CarltonRandy Jones 26221052
1978-06-17@ SDN58L  0-731-27227,319Jim LonborgBob OwchinkoBob OwchinkoJim Lonborg 26221745
1978-06-18@ SDN59L  1-431-28221,195Dick RuthvenGaylord PerryGaylord PerryDick RuthvenRollie Fingers26322142
1978-06-20vs SLN60L  2-431-29230,119 Larry ChristensonBob ForschBob ForschLarry ChristensonMark Littell26522540
1978-06-22vs SLN61W  2-132-29229,183 Steve CarltonJohn DennySteve CarltonJohn Denny 26722641
1978-06-23vs CHN62W  6-134-2910 Dick RuthvenDave RobertsDick RuthvenDave Roberts 27322746
1978-06-23vs CHN63W  6-134-29145,234 Jim LonborgDennis LampJim LonborgDennis Lamp 27922851
1978-06-24vs CHN64W  6-235-29141,605 Jim KaatKen HoltzmanJim KaatKen HoltzmanRon Reed28523055
1978-06-25vs CHN65W  4-236-29136,075 Larry ChristensonRick ReuschelLarry ChristensonRick Reuschel 28923257
1978-06-26@ MON66L  1-536-30119,487Steve CarltonSteve RogersSteve RogersSteve Carlton 29023753
1978-06-27@ MON67W  1-037-30136,885Dick RuthvenHal DuesDick RuthvenHal Dues 29123754
1978-06-28@ MON68W  7-538-30135,182Jim LonborgDan SchatzederJim LonborgMike GarmanTug McGraw29824256
1978-06-29@ CHN69W  9-339-30125,669Jim KaatDave RobertsJim KaatDave RobertsTug McGraw30724562
1978-06-30@ CHN70L  0-240-3110Larry ChristensonMike KrukowMike KrukowLarry Christenson 30724760
1978-06-30@ CHN71W  6-540-31129,525Steve CarltonRay BurrisTug McGrawBruce Sutter 31325261
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-07-01@ CHN72W  2-141-31126,042Randy LerchDennis LampRandy LerchDennis LampRon Reed31525362
1978-07-02@ CHN73W  6-542-31125,934Dick RuthvenKen HoltzmanDick RuthvenKen HoltzmanTug McGraw32125863
1978-07-04@ NYN74L  0-443-3210Larry ChristensonPat ZachryPat ZachryLarry Christenson 32126259
1978-07-04@ NYN75W  3-243-32110,410Jim LonborgCraig SwanRawly EastwickCraig SwanRon Reed32426460
1978-07-05@ NYN76W  7-544-3218,667Steve CarltonJerry KoosmanWarren BrusstarJerry KoosmanTug McGraw33126962
1978-07-06vs MON77W  7-645-32150,149 Jim KaatRoss GrimsleyRawly EastwickRoss Grimsley 33827563
1978-07-07vs MON78L  4-745-33145,193 Dick RuthvenSteve RogersSteve RogersDick RuthvenMike Garman34228260
1978-07-08vs MON79W  6-346-3410 Larry ChristensonWoodie FrymanLarry ChristensonWoodie FrymanRon Reed34828563
1978-07-08vs MON80L  1-846-34150,098 Jim LonborgHal DuesHal DuesJim Lonborg 34929356
1978-07-09vs MON81W  8-747-34140,949 Steve CarltonDan SchatzederTug McGrawDarold Knowles 35730057
1978-07-14@ ATL82L  2-747-35117,464Steve CarltonPhil NiekroPhil NiekroSteve Carlton 35930752
1978-07-15@ ATL83L  2-347-3610Jim KaatRick CampRick CampJim KaatGene Garber36131051
1978-07-16@ ATL84W  4-248-36120,734Dick RuthvenPreston HannaDick RuthvenPreston HannaRon Reed36531253
1978-07-17@ HOU85L  1-248-37114,397Larry ChristensonJoe NiekroJoe NiekroRawly Eastwick 36631452
1978-07-18@ HOU86L  1-948-38115,478Jim LonborgJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardJim Lonborg 36732344
1978-07-19vs CIN87L  2-748-39145,608 Steve CarltonPaul MoskauDave TomlinSteve CarltonDoug Bair36933039
1978-07-20vs CIN88W  8-649-39144,054 Jim KaatTom HumeWarren BrusstarManny SarmientoTug McGraw37733641
1978-07-21vs HOU89W  6-151-3910 Dick RuthvenJoe NiekroDick RuthvenJoe Niekro 38333746
1978-07-21vs HOU90W  8-251-39135,389 Larry ChristensonRick WilliamsLarry ChristensonRick Williams 39133952
1978-07-22vs HOU91W  3-252-39133,672 Randy LerchJ.R. RichardRon ReedKen Forsch 39434153
1978-07-23vs HOU92W  13-253-39130,554 Steve CarltonTom DixonSteve CarltonTom Dixon 40734364
1978-07-24vs ATL93L  1-553-40130,184 Jim LonborgEddie SolomonEddie SolomonJim LonborgCraig Skok40834860
1978-07-25vs ATL94L  0-453-41125,954 Larry ChristensonTommy BoggsTommy BoggsLarry Christenson 40835256
1978-07-26vs ATL95L  2-453-42150,218 Jim KaatPhil NiekroPhil NiekroJim Kaat 41035654
1978-07-28@ CIN96W  12-254-4310Randy LerchFred NormanRandy LerchFred Norman 42235864
1978-07-28@ CIN97L  1-254-43151,779Steve CarltonTom SeaverTom SeaverSteve CarltonDoug Bair42336063
1978-07-29@ CIN98L  2-654-44149,108Jim LonborgPaul MoskauPaul MoskauJim Lonborg 42536659
1978-07-30@ CIN99L  3-554-45144,092Larry ChristensonTom HumeTom HumeLarry ChristensonDoug Bair42837157
1978-07-31vs NYN100W  6-155-45121,133 Dick RuthvenNino EspinosaDick RuthvenNino Espinosa 43437262
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-08-01vs NYN101L  1-555-46131,085 Steve CarltonTom HausmanKevin KobelSteve Carlton 43537758
1978-08-02vs NYN102W  8-656-46132,382 Randy LerchJerry KoosmanRandy LerchJerry KoosmanTug McGraw44338360
1978-08-04@ PIT103W  2-057-4710Larry ChristensonJim RookerLarry ChristensonJim Rooker 44538362
1978-08-04@ PIT104L  2-557-47130,865Jim KaatDon RobinsonDon RobinsonJim Kaat 44738859
1978-08-06@ PIT105W  3-259-4710Dick RuthvenBert BlylevenDick RuthvenBert Blyleven 45039060
1978-08-06@ PIT106W  5-059-47131,141Steve CarltonJim BibbySteve CarltonJim Bibby 45539065
1978-08-07@ SLN107L  3-659-48118,671Randy LerchAurelio LopezAurelio LopezRandy LerchMark Littell45839662
1978-08-08@ SLN108L  0-259-5010Larry ChristensonPete VuckovichPete VuckovichLarry Christenson 45839860
1978-08-08@ SLN109L  2-659-50126,880Jim LonborgTom BrunoTom BrunoJim Lonborg 46040456
1978-08-09@ SLN110W  6-360-50116,172Jim KaatBob ForschJim KaatBob ForschRon Reed46640759
1978-08-10vs PIT111W  3-161-50134,672 Dick RuthvenBert BlylevenDick RuthvenBert Blyleven 46940861
1978-08-11vs PIT112W  15-462-50135,101 Steve CarltonBruce KisonSteve CarltonBruce Kison 48441272
1978-08-12vs PIT113W  10-163-50130,110 Randy LerchJim BibbyRandy LerchJim Bibby 49441381
1978-08-13vs PIT114L  3-763-51138,119 Larry ChristensonDon RobinsonDon RobinsonLarry Christenson 49742077
1978-08-15vs LAN115L  4-563-52138,386 Dick RuthvenDoug RauDoug RauDick RuthvenLance Rautzhan50142576
1978-08-16vs LAN116L  2-563-53137,660 Jim KaatBob WelchBob WelchJim Kaat 50343073
1978-08-17vs LAN117L  2-563-54136,325 Randy LerchBurt HootonBurt HootonTug McGrawTerry Forster50543570
1978-08-18vs SFN118L  5-663-55136,554 Larry ChristensonBob KnepperGary LavelleTug McGraw 51044169
1978-08-19vs SFN119W  3-064-55154,288 Steve CarltonJohn MontefuscoSteve CarltonJohn Montefusco 51344172
1978-08-20vs SFN120W  5-365-55151,088 Dick RuthvenJim BarrDick RuthvenJim BarrRon Reed51844474
1978-08-21vs SDN121L  3-765-56127,124 Randy LerchGaylord PerryGaylord PerryWarren BrusstarBob Shirley52145170
1978-08-22vs SDN122W  5-366-56136,339 Larry ChristensonEric RasmussenLarry ChristensonEric RasmussenRon Reed52645472
1978-08-23vs SDN123L  5-666-57131,032 Jim KaatRandy JonesRollie FingersRon Reed 53146071
1978-08-24@ LAN124L  4-566-58149,064Steve CarltonTommy JohnTommy JohnWarren BrusstarCharlie Hough53546570
1978-08-25@ LAN125L  5-666-59146,548Dick RuthvenDon SuttonLance RautzhanRon Reed 54047169
1978-08-26@ LAN126W  3-167-59150,194Randy LerchDoug RauRandy LerchDoug Rau 54347271
1978-08-27@ LAN127W  9-368-59143,065Larry ChristensonBob WelchLarry ChristensonBob Welch 55247577
1978-08-28@ SDN128W  6-169-59133,768Jim KaatRandy JonesJim KaatRandy Jones 55847682
1978-08-29@ SDN129W  9-570-59113,568Dick RuthvenBob OwchinkoDick RuthvenBob Owchinko 56748186
1978-08-30@ SDN130W  6-571-59115,941Randy LerchGaylord PerryWarren BrusstarRollie Fingers 57348687
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-09-01@ SFN131L  3-471-60116,413Steve CarltonJim BarrGary LavelleSteve Carlton 57649086
1978-09-02@ SFN132W  3-172-60127,457Larry ChristensonVida BlueLarry ChristensonGary Lavelle 57949188
1978-09-03@ SFN133L  1-472-6210Dick RuthvenBob KnepperBob KnepperDick Ruthven 58049585
1978-09-03@ SFN134L  2-372-62139,596Jim KaatJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoWarren BrusstarJohn Curtis58249884
1978-09-04@ SLN135L  2-373-6310Randy LerchBob ForschBob ForschRandy LerchMark Littell58450183
1978-09-04@ SLN136W  10-273-63119,015Jim LonborgSilvio MartinezJim LonborgSilvio Martinez 59450391
1978-09-06@ CHN137W  8-174-63114,269Steve CarltonRick ReuschelSteve CarltonRick Reuschel 60250498
1978-09-07@ CHN138W  5-375-63111,427Larry ChristensonDennis LampWarren BrusstarDonnie MooreRon Reed607507100
1978-09-08vs SLN139W  1-077-6310 Dick RuthvenTom BrunoDick RuthvenTom Bruno 608507101
1978-09-08vs SLN140W  2-177-63135,160 Jim KaatDan O'BrienRon ReedDan O'Brien 610508102
1978-09-09vs SLN141W  6-378-63135,824 Randy LerchBob ForschRandy LerchBob Forsch 616511105
1978-09-10vs SLN142L  6-878-64133,106 Jim LonborgSilvio MartinezMark LittellRon ReedBuddy Schultz622519103
1978-09-11vs PIT143W  10-379-64133,198 Steve CarltonDon RobinsonSteve CarltonDon Robinson 632522110
1978-09-12vs PIT144L  1-579-65131,355 Larry ChristensonJohn CandelariaJohn CandelariaLarry ChristensonKent Tekulve633527106
1978-09-13vs CHN145W  6-280-65130,114 Dick RuthvenRay BurrisDick RuthvenRay Burris 639529110
1978-09-14vs CHN146W  11-581-65120,037 Randy LerchRick ReuschelWarren BrusstarRick ReuschelRon Reed650534116
1978-09-15vs NYN147L  4-581-66129,257 Jim KaatJerry KoosmanDale MurrayTug McGraw 654539115
1978-09-16vs NYN148W  2-182-66144,307 Steve CarltonCraig SwanSteve CarltonDwight Bernard 656540116
1978-09-17vs NYN149L  0-282-67135,301 Larry ChristensonMike BruhertMike BruhertLarry Christenson 656542114
1978-09-19@ MON150L  2-582-6819,429Dick RuthvenScott SandersonScott SandersonDick RuthvenMike Garman658547111
1978-09-20@ MON151W  4-283-6819,298Randy LerchDan SchatzederRandy LerchDan SchatzederRon Reed662549113
1978-09-23@ NYN152W  1-085-6810Larry ChristensonMike BruhertLarry ChristensonMike Bruhert 663549114
1978-09-23@ NYN153W  6-385-6819,694Dick RuthvenRoy Lee JacksonDick RuthvenDwight Bernard 669552117
1978-09-24@ NYN154W  8-286-68125,473Steve CarltonNino EspinosaSteve CarltonNino Espinosa 677554123
1978-09-25vs MON155W  3-287-68111,651 Randy LerchDan SchatzederRon ReedStan Bahnsen 680556124
1978-09-26vs MON156W  5-388-6910 Jim KaatDavid PalmerJim KaatDavid PalmerRon Reed685559126
1978-09-26vs MON157L  0-388-69129,506 Tug McGrawRudy MayRudy MayTug McGraw 685562123
1978-09-27vs MON158W  5-489-69127,410 Larry ChristensonRoss GrimsleyLarry ChristensonRoss GrimsleyRon Reed690566124
1978-09-29@ PIT159L  4-589-7110Dick RuthvenBert BlylevenKent TekulveRon Reed 694571123
1978-09-29@ PIT160L  1-289-71145,134Steve CarltonBruce KisonKent TekulveSteve Carlton 695573122
1978-09-30@ PIT161W  10-890-71128,905Randy LerchDon RobinsonRandy LerchGrant JacksonRon Reed705581124
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPHI PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-10-01@ PIT162L  3-590-72130,224Jim KaatOdell JonesOdell JonesKevin SaucierKent Tekulve708586122


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