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1978 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  88-73   .547
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Hardy Peterson, Joseph O'Toole
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  964,106
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Stargell (38)
Youngest Player:  Don Robinson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Willie Stargell (17)
Top Hitter:  Dave Parker (1)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Garnett (#19)

Roster Continuity:  77.08%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
10Frank Taveras+ss1628UDFA: 1968MLB1576548118231903846252960531224.278.313.353666.302231702515814.2.305
39Dave Parker+of1271970-14-325MLB1485811021943212301172075792223028.334.394.585979.4243406424041409.3.356
3Phil Garner+2b-3b41291971-1-2MLB154528661382591066271466715123718.261.345.400745.332211609432784.9.282
18Omar Moreno+of1925UDFA: 1969MLB15551595121157233712281104341755.235.339.303642.302156621443623.8.287
28Bill Robinson+of2735UDFA: 1961MLB136499701233621480141135105582117.246.296.411707.311205552407644.2.279
8Willie Stargell+of-1b3738UDFA: 1959MLB122390601151822897325093710038.295.382.567949.415221450288868.0.320
14Ed Ott+c-261970-23-541MLB1123794910218493841275606137.269.315.409724.321155410289534.9.293
6Rennie Stennett+2b-27UDFA: 1969MLB10633330819233521132226129.243.274.309584.259103351265292.9.252
34John Milner+1b-of-281968-14-301MLB108295398017063850342506046.271.342.390732.328115333225465.5.276
35Manny Sanguillen+c-34UDFA: 1965MLB852201558513162291022225.264.296.336633.28574235173243.7.263
5Duffy Dyer+c-321966-1-9MLB581757378101321183233215.211.294.269563.26147199147132.4.257
4Dale Berra+ss-3b-211975-1-20MLB5613516282061431132023012.207.285.356640.28748151111143.5.200
46Steve Brye+of-291967-1-17MLB661151627701921111011212.235.305.322626.2873713094133.8.248
22Bert Blyleven+p-271969-3-55MLB3785411200110013500700.129.140.153292.134139381-4-1.3.220
43Don Robinson+p-211977-17-430MLB358522020030002200400.235.235.259494.22422896931.3.317
19Jim Rooker+p-35UDFA: 1962MLB32562921052001700112.161.158.232390.1711358510-0.1.225
11Mario Mendoza+ss-27-MLB57555121013312931200.218.283.291574.26316624652.8.244
29Ken Macha+3b-1b-271972-6-143MLB2952511110520121001013.212.354.269623.29614654563.3.256
45John Candelaria+p-241972-2-47MLB31526930010091920702.173.317.231548.27412705231.7.273
26Jim Bibby+p-33UDFA: 1965MLB3431140012003900000.129.206.226432.2077342710.5.143
25Bruce Kison+p-281968-14-309MLB2829241111000500001.138.138.345483.20910292611.2.130
41Jerry Reuss+p-291967-2-30MLB23271520010001200001.185.185.259444.199727230-0.2.333
27Kent Tekulve+p-31UDFA: 1971MLB9121120000001900000.095.136.095232.11522219-1-2.1.167
13Fernando Gonzalez+2b-3b-28UDFA: 1969MLB921241000001300000.190.227.238465.2165221711.6.222
29Jim Fregosi+ss-36UDFA: 1959MLB2020341001006800000.200.385.250635.3195261623.7.333
23Grant Jackson+p-35UDFA: 1962MLB6012030103000300000.250.250.417667.291512914.0.333
31Eddie Whitson+p-231974-6-131MLB4311020000000600100.182.182.182364.166212100-1.2.400
15Dorian Boyland+1b-231976-2-45MLB68120001000100000.250.250.250500.22828601.9.286
30Dave Hamilton+p-301966-5-82MLB166000000000300000.000.000.0000.000066--.000
16Steve Nicosia+c-211973-1-24MLB35000000001000000.000.167.000167.1180650-1.0.000
37Alberto Lois+of-22UDFA: 1978MLB34010100000100000.250.250.7501000.41734319.3.333
49Dave May+of-34UDFA: 1962MLB54000000101100000.000.200.000200.1410540-0.4.000
44Cito Gaston+of-34UDFA: 1964MLB22110000000000000.500.500.5001000.456121013.4.500
36Odell Jones+p-25UDFA: 1972MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000.000011--.000
12Matt Alexander+of-3b-311968-2-35MLB70200000410000000.000.000.0000.000001--.000
Totals: (35 players)1615406684139023954115631213904808744289644695.257.320.385705--2082603843117164.5.286

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
22Bert Blyleven+8271969-3-55MLB14103.03343411400243.22179482176618266 21.168.020.632.446.720.36.2761.06
43Don Robinson+12211977-17-430MLB1463.4735329111228.12039888205713593 41.148.000.792.255.320.42.2590.79
45John Candelaria+55241972-2-47MLB12113.2430293111189.0191736815499435 31.279.100.712.334.480.52.2830.73
19Jim Rooker+-35UDFA: 1962MLB9114.2428281000163.1160947713817613 01.488.820.724.464.191.07.2780.99
27Kent Tekulve+2531UDFA: 1971MLB872.33910006531135.011544355557752 01.267.670.333.675.130.71.2601.71
26Jim Bibby+-33UDFA: 1965MLB873.53341432101107.0100524210397252 01.308.410.843.286.060.54.2770.98
25Bruce Kison+-281968-14-309MLB663.192811004096.08140343396245 11.257.590.283.665.810.63.2701.42
41Jerry Reuss+-291967-2-30MLB324.902312313082.29748455234233 11.4510.560.542.504.570.55.3291.35
23Grant Jackson+6435UDFA: 1962MLB753.266000025577.18932285324521 11.5610.360.583.725.240.71.3370.64
31Eddie Whitson+-231974-6-131MLB563.274300014474.16631275376412 01.397.990.614.487.750.58.3001.01
30Dave Hamilton+-301966-5-82MLB023.42160004126.12316102121510 01.337.860.684.105.130.80.2410.79
36Odell Jones+-25UDFA: 1972MLB202.003100109.0732041000 01.227.000.004.0010.000.40.2920.55
16,24Will McEnaney+-261970-8-183MLB0010.386000308.215111032601 01.9615.583.122.086.230.33.4141.50
48Clay Carroll+-37UDFA: 1961MLB002.252000004.021103000 01.254.500.006.750.00--.1432.00
Totals: (35 players)88733.42161161309131441,445136663754911549988040--121.298.510.643.115.480.57.278 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ed OttC9753742157.9750.00 
Duffy DyerC553262233.9910.00 
Manny SanguillenC18835001.0000.00 
Steve NicosiaC181001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie Stargell1B11287557676.9940.00 
Manny Sanguillen1B40355150261.0000.00 
John Milner1B2816913315.9840.00 
Bill Robinson1B3142011.0000.00 
Jim Fregosi1B2131011.0000.00 
Dorian Boyland1B180001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Phil Garner2B811902131050.9760.00 
Rennie Stennett2B801642081140.9710.00 
Mario Mendoza2B21173113.9800.00 
Fernando Gonzalez2B46610.9230.00 
Jim Fregosi2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Phil Garner3B81671721812.9300.00 
Dale Berra3B5528801111.9080.00 
Bill Robinson3B29194155.9230.00 
Ken Macha3B21112113.9700.00 
Mario Mendoza3B1841631.8700.00 
Rennie Stennett3B63720.8330.00 
Jim Fregosi3B51320.6670.00 
Fernando Gonzalez3B31010.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Frank TaverasSS1572164483880.9460.00 
Mario MendozaSS1471410.9550.00 
Phil GarnerSS414011.0000.00 
Dale BerraSS234001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Omar MorenoOF152409972.9840.00 
Dave ParkerOF14730212133.9600.00 
Bill RobinsonOF127235832.9880.00 
John MilnerOF691181001.0000.00 
Steve BryeOF4757210.9830.00 
Ed OttOF410110.9170.00 
Alberto LoisOF240001.0000.00 
Cito GastonOF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kent TekulveP9113583841.9203.07 
Grant JacksonP607721410.9411.87 
Eddie WhitsonP43743810.9171.34 
Don RobinsonP35228103211.9771.66 
Jim BibbyP3410732020.9201.93 
Bert BlylevenP34243114114.9811.92 
John CandelariaP30189425001.0001.38 
Bruce KisonP28961114011.0002.34 
Jim RookerP281631424051.0002.10 
Jerry ReussP2382410041.0001.53 
Dave HamiltonP162622001.0001.38 
Will McEnaneyP6811001.0002.20 
Odell JonesP3901001.0001.00 
Clay CarrollP2402001.0004.50 


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