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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: Season in progress

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

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-04-07vs CHN1W  1-01-0239,028 John CandelariaRick ReuschelJohn CandelariaRick Reuschel 101
1978-04-08vs CHN2W  4-32-029,387 Bert BlylevenRay BurrisJim BibbyBruce Sutter 532
1978-04-09vs CHN3L  3-42-1311,632 Jerry ReussWoodie FrymanDonnie MooreBruce KisonBruce Sutter871
1978-04-10@ SLN4L  2-112-2319,241Jim RookerJohn DennyJohn DennyJim Rooker 1018-8
1978-04-12@ SLN5L  1-52-3612,294John CandelariaBob ForschBob ForschJohn Candelaria 1123-12
1978-04-13@ SLN6L  5-62-4612,351Bert BlylevenEric RasmussenEric RasmussenBert Blyleven 1629-13
1978-04-14@ CHN7L  4-52-5645,777Jerry ReussWoodie FrymanGuillermo HernandezJim Bibby 2034-14
1978-04-15@ CHN8W  13-103-5620,684Jim RookerDennis LampJim RookerDennis Lamp 3344-11
1978-04-16@ CHN9L  1-53-6620,921Don RobinsonRick ReuschelRick ReuschelDon Robinson 3449-15
1978-04-17vs PHI10L  2-63-767,343 John CandelariaJim LonborgJim LonborgJohn Candelaria 3655-19
1978-04-22vs SLN11W  8-74-765,173 Bert BlylevenJohn DennyKent TekulveJohn Urrea 4462-18
1978-04-23vs SLN12W  14-76-740 John CandelariaBob ForschBruce KisonBob Forsch 5869-11
1978-04-23vs SLN13W  5-46-7410,008 Jerry ReussPete FalconeJim BibbyPete VuckovichDon Robinson6373-10
1978-04-24@ NYN14W  4-27-759,495Jim RookerPat ZachryKent TekulveMardie Cornejo 6775-8
1978-04-25@ NYN15W  2-18-736,914Don RobinsonMike BruhertDon RobinsonMike Bruhert 6976-7
1978-04-26@ NYN16W  1-09-726,506Bert BlylevenCraig SwanBert BlylevenBob Myrick 7076-6
1978-04-28vs SFN17L  4-59-847,881 John CandelariaJohn MontefuscoJohn MontefuscoJohn CandelariaGary Lavelle7481-7
1978-04-29vs SFN18W  6-210-837,976 Don RobinsonJim BarrDon RobinsonJim Barr 8083-3
1978-04-30vs SFN19L  3-710-947,929 Bert BlylevenBob KnepperBob KnepperBert Blyleven 8390-7
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-05-01vs SDN20W  7-411-942,786 Jim RookerGaylord PerryJim BibbyRollie Fingers 9094-4
1978-05-02vs SDN21L  1-211-1043,228 John CandelariaBob OwchinkoBob OwchinkoJohn Candelaria 9196-5
1978-05-03vs SDN22L  5-711-1145,052 Don RobinsonBob ShirleyJohn D'AcquistoJim BibbyRollie Fingers96103-7
1978-05-05vs LAN23L  2-711-1247,580 Bert BlylevenBurt HootonBurt HootonBert Blyleven 98110-12
1978-05-06vs LAN24W  3-212-1248,919 John CandelariaDon SuttonJohn CandelariaDon SuttonGrant Jackson101112-11
1978-05-07vs LAN25W  6-413-12318,208 Jim RookerTommy JohnJim RookerTommy JohnKent Tekulve107116-9
1978-05-09@ SFN26L  2-313-13410,459Don RobinsonJohn MontefuscoJohn CurtisKent Tekulve 109119-10
1978-05-10@ SFN27W  5-114-1334,766Bert BlylevenJim BarrBert BlylevenJim Barr 114120-6
1978-05-11@ SFN28L  2-614-1446,071John CandelariaBob KnepperBob KnepperJohn Candelaria 116126-10
1978-05-12@ SDN29L  4-614-15420,240Jim RookerBob OwchinkoMark LeeKent TekulveRollie Fingers120132-12
1978-05-13@ SDN30L  5-614-16432,648Jerry ReussBob ShirleyDan SpillnerBruce KisonRollie Fingers125138-13
1978-05-14@ SDN31W  1-015-16418,572Don RobinsonRandy JonesDon RobinsonRandy Jones 126138-12
1978-05-15@ LAN32L  6-715-17435,297Bert BlylevenBurt HootonCharlie HoughBert Blyleven 132145-13
1978-05-16@ LAN33L  2-315-18432,243John CandelariaDon SuttonDon SuttonJohn CandelariaTerry Forster134148-14
1978-05-17@ LAN34L  1-1015-19433,097Jim RookerTommy JohnTommy JohnJim Rooker 135158-23
1978-05-19@ MON35W  5-316-19413,088Don RobinsonRudy MayDon RobinsonRudy MayKent Tekulve140161-21
1978-05-20@ MON36W  6-017-19413,834Bert BlylevenWayne TwitchellBert BlylevenWayne Twitchell 146161-15
1978-05-21@ MON37W  7-018-19420,016John CandelariaRoss GrimsleyJohn CandelariaRoss GrimsleyKent Tekulve153161-8
1978-05-22@ MON38L  2-518-20412,300Jim RookerSteve RogersSteve RogersJim RookerDarold Knowles155166-11
1978-05-23vs NYN39L  3-718-2152,869 Jerry ReussNino EspinosaNino EspinosaGrant JacksonSkip Lockwood158173-15
1978-05-24vs NYN40W  6-519-2145,302 Don RobinsonPat ZachryKent TekulveSkip Lockwood 164178-14
1978-05-25vs NYN41L  2-319-2255,766 Bert BlylevenCraig SwanDale MurrayKent Tekulve 166181-15
1978-05-26vs MON42W  2-120-2248,816 John CandelariaSteve RogersJohn CandelariaSteve RogersKent Tekulve168182-14
1978-05-27vs MON43L  1-1520-23510,773 Jim RookerRudy MayRudy MayJim Rooker 169197-28
1978-05-28vs MON44W  5-221-23526,564 Jim BibbyHal DuesJim BibbyHal Dues 174199-25
1978-05-29@ PHI45L  3-421-24534,353Don RobinsonJim KaatWarren BrusstarDave Hamilton 177203-26
1978-05-30@ PHI46L  1-621-25526,123Bert BlylevenSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBert Blyleven 178209-31
1978-05-31@ PHI47W  2-122-25429,595John CandelariaRandy LerchJohn CandelariaRandy LerchKent Tekulve180210-30
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-06-02@ CIN48L  2-322-26440,495Jim RookerBill BonhamDave TomlinJim Rooker 182213-31
1978-06-03@ CIN49L  3-422-27550,152Don RobinsonFred NormanFred NormanDon RobinsonManny Sarmiento185217-32
1978-06-04@ CIN50W  4-123-27437,304Bert BlylevenPaul MoskauBert BlylevenPaul MoskauGrant Jackson189218-29
1978-06-05vs ATL51L  4-823-2855,248 John CandelariaDick RuthvenJamie EasterlyKent Tekulve 193226-33
1978-06-06vs ATL52W  4-224-2844,914 Jim BibbyAdrian DevineJim BibbyAdrian DevineKent Tekulve197228-31
1978-06-09vs CIN53W  11-925-28521,710 Don RobinsonPaul MoskauGrant JacksonDoug BairJohn Candelaria208237-29
1978-06-10vs CIN54L  4-625-29534,009 Bert BlylevenTom SeaverTom SeaverGrant Jackson 212243-31
1978-06-11vs CIN55W  3-126-29424,972 Jim RookerTom HumeGrant JacksonManny SarmientoEd Whitson215244-29
1978-06-12@ HOU56L  5-626-3049,886John CandelariaTom DixonRick WilliamsEd WhitsonJoe Sambito220250-30
1978-06-13@ HOU57L  1-226-31510,487Jim BibbyFloyd BannisterKen ForschJim BibbyJoe Sambito221252-31
1978-06-14@ HOU58W  6-427-31412,440Don RobinsonJ.R. RichardEd WhitsonJ.R. RichardKent Tekulve227256-29
1978-06-16@ ATL59W  9-428-31418,572Bert BlylevenPhil NiekroBert BlylevenPhil NiekroEd Whitson236260-24
1978-06-17@ ATL60W  5-329-31416,284John CandelariaMickey MahlerJohn CandelariaMickey MahlerGrant Jackson241263-22
1978-06-18@ ATL61L  7-829-32421,498Jim BibbyPreston HannaPreston HannaJim BibbyCraig Skok248271-23
1978-06-19vs CHN62L  4-629-3348,878 Jim RookerDave RobertsBruce SutterGrant JacksonGuillermo Hernandez252277-25
1978-06-20vs CHN63W  6-130-33410,912 Bert BlylevenKen HoltzmanBert BlylevenKen Holtzman 258278-20
1978-06-21vs CHN64W  2-131-33411,064 John CandelariaRay BurrisJohn CandelariaRay Burris 260279-19
1978-06-23@ NYN65L  2-331-34416,594Don RobinsonJerry KoosmanDale MurrayEd Whitson 262282-20
1978-06-24@ NYN66W  7-432-34417,810Jim BibbyCraig SwanKent TekulvePaul SiebertDave Hamilton269286-17
1978-06-25@ NYN67W  4-033-34416,748Bert BlylevenNino EspinosaBert BlylevenNino Espinosa 273286-13
1978-06-26vs SLN68W  11-834-3445,045 Jim RookerJohn DennyEd WhitsonJohn UrreaKent Tekulve284294-10
1978-06-27vs SLN69L  0-234-3640 John CandelariaPete VuckovichPete VuckovichJohn CandelariaBuddy Schultz284296-12
1978-06-27vs SLN70L  1-634-3649,229 Jerry ReussPete FalconePete FalconeJerry Reuss 285302-17
1978-06-28vs SLN71L  5-734-3747,742 Jim BibbySilvio MartinezRoy ThomasKent Tekulve 290309-19
1978-06-29vs NYN72W  4-335-3746,367 Bert BlylevenCraig SwanGrant JacksonSkip LockwoodEd Whitson294312-18
1978-06-30vs NYN73L  5-635-38431,947 Don RobinsonNino EspinosaDale MurrayDave Hamilton 299318-19
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-07-01vs NYN74W  1-036-3847,912 Jim RookerKevin KobelJim RookerSkip LockwoodKent Tekulve300318-18
1978-07-03vs MON75L  0-236-3947,480 John CandelariaHal DuesHal DuesJohn CandelariaSteve Rogers300320-20
1978-07-04vs MON76W  3-138-3930 Bert BlylevenDan SchatzederBert BlylevenDan SchatzederKent Tekulve303321-18
1978-07-04vs MON77W  4-338-39315,001 Don RobinsonWayne TwitchellDon RobinsonWayne TwitchellKent Tekulve307324-17
1978-07-06@ SLN78L  2-338-40314,832Jim RookerJohn DennyJohn DennyJim Rooker 309327-18
1978-07-07@ SLN79W  2-139-40313,813John CandelariaPete VuckovichJohn CandelariaPete VuckovichKent Tekulve311328-17
1978-07-08@ SLN80L  0-439-41320,524Don RobinsonSilvio MartinezSilvio MartinezDon Robinson 311332-21
1978-07-09@ SLN81W  6-140-41322,101Bert BlylevenBob ForschBert BlylevenBob ForschKent Tekulve317333-16
1978-07-13vs SFN82L  0-440-42313,984 John CandelariaBob KnepperBob KnepperJohn Candelaria 317337-20
1978-07-14vs SFN83W  5-241-42315,733 Jim RookerJohn MontefuscoJim RookerJohn MontefuscoKent Tekulve322339-17
1978-07-15vs SFN84L  5-641-43316,174 Bert BlylevenVida BlueGary LavelleEd Whitson 327345-18
1978-07-16vs SDN85W  3-243-4330 Jim BibbyBob OwchinkoEd WhitsonRollie Fingers 330347-17
1978-07-16vs SDN86W  10-643-43316,303 Jerry ReussBob ShirleyGrant JacksonDennis KinneyKent Tekulve340353-13
1978-07-17vs SDN87W  8-744-4337,045 Bruce KisonGaylord PerryKent TekulveRollie Fingers 348360-12
1978-07-18vs LAN88L  2-744-44315,125 Don RobinsonDon SuttonDon SuttonDon Robinson 350367-17
1978-07-19vs LAN89W  6-345-44315,527 Jim RookerDoug RauJim RookerDoug RauKent Tekulve356370-14
1978-07-20vs LAN90W  7-646-44213,823 Bert BlylevenRick RhodenBruce KisonTerry Forster 363376-13
1978-07-21@ SFN91W  3-047-44223,882Jim BibbyBob KnepperJim BibbyBob Knepper 366376-10
1978-07-22@ SFN92L  2-347-45218,872Don RobinsonJohn MontefuscoJohn CurtisKent Tekulve 368379-11
1978-07-23@ SFN93L  1-347-46341,923John CandelariaJim BarrJim BarrJohn Candelaria 369382-13
1978-07-25@ SDN94L  1-247-47317,522Jim RookerBob OwchinkoBob OwchinkoJim Rooker 370384-14
1978-07-26@ SDN95L  5-647-48316,556Bruce KisonGaylord PerryGaylord PerryBruce KisonRollie Fingers375390-15
1978-07-27@ SDN96L  3-647-49314,076Jim BibbyEric RasmussenBob ShirleyEd WhitsonRollie Fingers378396-18
1978-07-28@ LAN97L  3-747-50343,600John CandelariaTommy JohnTommy JohnJohn CandelariaTerry Forster381403-22
1978-07-29@ LAN98L  1-247-51346,139Don RobinsonDon SuttonDon SuttonDon Robinson 382405-23
1978-07-30@ LAN99W  5-348-51348,587Jim RookerDoug RauJim RookerDoug RauKent Tekulve387408-21
1978-07-31@ MON100L  2-348-52322,152Bert BlylevenRoss GrimsleyMike GarmanBert Blyleven 389411-22
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-08-01@ MON101L  3-448-53321,287Jim BibbySteve RogersSteve RogersJim BibbyDarold Knowles392415-23
1978-08-02@ MON102W  3-049-53315,378Bruce KisonDan SchatzederBruce KisonDan SchatzederKent Tekulve395415-20
1978-08-04vs PHI103L  0-250-5430 Jim RookerLarry ChristensonLarry ChristensonJim Rooker 395417-22
1978-08-04vs PHI104W  5-250-54330,865 Don RobinsonJim KaatDon RobinsonJim Kaat 400419-19
1978-08-06vs PHI105L  2-350-5630 Bert BlylevenDick RuthvenDick RuthvenBert Blyleven 402422-20
1978-08-06vs PHI106L  0-550-56331,141 Jim BibbySteve CarltonSteve CarltonJim Bibby 402427-25
1978-08-07@ CHN107L  4-550-57418,615Jerry ReussMike KrukowDonnie MooreJerry ReussBruce Sutter406432-26
1978-08-08@ CHN108W  9-551-57426,037Don RobinsonRick ReuschelDon RobinsonRick Reuschel 415437-22
1978-08-09@ CHN109L  4-551-58423,310Jim RookerDave RobertsDave RobertsEd Whitson 419442-23
1978-08-10@ PHI110L  1-351-59434,672Bert BlylevenDick RuthvenDick RuthvenBert Blyleven 420445-25
1978-08-11@ PHI111L  4-1551-60435,101Bruce KisonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonBruce Kison 424460-36
1978-08-12@ PHI112L  1-1051-61430,110Jim BibbyRandy LerchRandy LerchJim Bibby 425470-45
1978-08-13@ PHI113W  7-352-61438,119Don RobinsonLarry ChristensonDon RobinsonLarry Christenson 432473-41
1978-08-14vs CIN114W  7-453-61426,514 Jim RookerPaul MoskauJim RookerPaul MoskauKent Tekulve439477-38
1978-08-15vs CIN115L  3-453-62416,400 Bert BlylevenMike LaCossDoug BairEd Whitson 442481-39
1978-08-16vs CIN116W  13-254-62415,490 John CandelariaBill BonhamJohn CandelariaBill BonhamGrant Jackson455483-28
1978-08-17vs HOU117W  5-156-6240 Don RobinsonJ.R. RichardDon RobinsonJ.R. Richard 460484-24
1978-08-17vs HOU118W  3-256-6248,470 Bruce KisonMark LemongelloBruce KisonMark LemongelloKent Tekulve463486-23
1978-08-18vs HOU119W  6-357-6238,632 Jim BibbyVern RuhleJim BibbyVern RuhleKent Tekulve469489-20
1978-08-19vs HOU120W  4-258-62322,015 Bert BlylevenFloyd BannisterBert BlylevenFloyd BannisterKent Tekulve473491-18
1978-08-20vs HOU121W  7-660-6230 Jim RookerTom DixonJim RookerTom DixonKent Tekulve480497-17
1978-08-20vs HOU122W  3-160-62321,851 Jerry ReussJoe NiekroJerry ReussJoe Niekro 483498-15
1978-08-22@ ATL123W  3-161-6239,348Don RobinsonMickey MahlerDon RobinsonMickey MahlerKent Tekulve486499-13
1978-08-23@ ATL124W  4-362-6236,553John CandelariaEddie SolomonGrant JacksonDave Campbell 490502-12
1978-08-24@ ATL125W  5-163-6237,965Bert BlylevenPhil NiekroBert BlylevenPhil NiekroKent Tekulve495503-8
1978-08-25@ HOU126L  5-763-63311,641Jim RookerJoe NiekroJoe NiekroJim RookerJoaquin Andujar500510-10
1978-08-26@ HOU127L  2-763-6439,985Bruce KisonJ.R. RichardJ.R. RichardBruce Kison 502517-15
1978-08-27@ HOU128W  8-564-64310,947Don RobinsonMark LemongelloGrant JacksonMark LemongelloKent Tekulve510522-12
1978-08-28@ CIN129W  3-165-64323,612John CandelariaFred NormanJohn CandelariaFred NormanEd Whitson513523-10
1978-08-29@ CIN130W  5-066-64324,967Bert BlylevenMike LaCossBert BlylevenMike LaCoss 518523-5
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-09-01vs ATL131W  8-368-6420 Don RobinsonPhil NiekroDon RobinsonPhil NiekroKent Tekulve5265260
1978-09-01vs ATL132W  3-068-64214,306 Bruce KisonMickey MahlerBruce KisonMickey MahlerKent Tekulve5295263
1978-09-02vs ATL133W  4-369-6429,580 John CandelariaPreston HannaGrant JacksonRick Camp 5335294
1978-09-03vs ATL134W  6-370-6428,594 Bert BlylevenEddie SolomonKent TekulveGene Garber 5395327
1978-09-04vs NYN135W  7-472-6420 Jim RookerRoy Lee JacksonEd WhitsonSkip LockwoodGrant Jackson54653610
1978-09-04vs NYN136W  7-072-64225,765 Jim BibbyJuan BerenguerJim BibbyJuan Berenguer 55353617
1978-09-05vs NYN137W  8-073-64218,476 Jerry ReussJerry KoosmanJerry ReussJerry Koosman 56153625
1978-09-06@ SLN138W  4-174-6427,945Don RobinsonJohn DennyDon RobinsonJohn Denny 56553728
1978-09-07@ SLN139L  4-574-6527,805Bruce KisonPete FalconeAurelio LopezGrant JacksonMark Littell56954227
1978-09-08@ NYN140L  2-374-6624,749Bert BlylevenTom HausmanDale MurrayBert Blyleven 57154526
1978-09-09@ NYN141L  1-474-6728,881Jim RookerKevin KobelKevin KobelJim Rooker 57254923
1978-09-10@ NYN142L  9-1174-6829,256Jerry ReussJerry KoosmanDwight BernardKent TekulveMardie Cornejo58156021
1978-09-11@ PHI143L  3-1074-69233,198Don RobinsonSteve CarltonSteve CarltonDon Robinson 58457014
1978-09-12@ PHI144W  5-175-69231,355John CandelariaLarry ChristensonJohn CandelariaLarry ChristensonKent Tekulve58957118
1978-09-13vs SLN145W  7-176-6926,398 Bert BlylevenPete FalconeBert BlylevenPete Falcone 59657224
1978-09-14vs SLN146W  7-477-6925,294 Jim RookerBob ForschJim RookerBob Forsch 60357627
1978-09-15vs MON147W  6-178-69215,146 Bruce KisonWoodie FrymanBruce KisonWoodie Fryman 60957732
1978-09-16vs MON148W  12-579-6928,079 Don RobinsonRoss GrimsleyDon RobinsonRoss Grimsley 62158239
1978-09-17vs MON149W  5-380-6928,544 Bert BlylevenRudy MayBert BlylevenRudy MayKent Tekulve62658541
1978-09-19@ CHN150W  12-1181-6926,137John CandelariaRick ReuschelOdell JonesBruce Sutter 63859642
1978-09-20@ CHN151L  1-581-7025,269Jim RookerMike KrukowMike KrukowJim Rooker 63960138
1978-09-21@ CHN152W  3-282-7022,423Don RobinsonDennis LampEd WhitsonBruce SutterJim Bibby64260339
1978-09-23@ MON153L  2-382-71220,324Bert BlylevenRoss GrimsleyRoss GrimsleyBert Blyleven 64460638
1978-09-24@ MON154L  0-482-72223,260Bruce KisonScott SandersonScott SandersonBruce Kison 64461034
1978-09-25vs CHN155W  7-483-7225,937 John CandelariaMike KrukowJohn CandelariaMike Krukow 65161437
1978-09-26vs CHN156W  5-284-7226,515 Don RobinsonDennis LampDon RobinsonDennis Lamp 65661640
1978-09-27vs CHN157W  8-385-7227,467 Jerry ReussRay BurrisJerry ReussRay Burris 66461945
1978-09-29vs PHI158W  5-487-7220 Bert BlylevenDick RuthvenKent TekulveRon Reed 66962346
1978-09-29vs PHI159W  2-187-72245,134 Bruce KisonSteve CarltonKent TekulveSteve Carlton 67162447
1978-09-30vs PHI160L  8-1087-73228,905 Don RobinsonRandy LerchRandy LerchGrant JacksonRon Reed67963445
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttPIT PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1978-10-01vs PHI161W  5-388-73230,224 Odell JonesJim KaatOdell JonesKevin SaucierKent Tekulve68463747


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