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1978 Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-73 .547
Rank: 2nd in National League East
Run Differential: 684-637 + 47
Manager(s): Chuck Tanner
General Manager: Joseph O'Toole (1978-12-31), Hardy Peterson
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 964,106 21/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Brad Garnett (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Larry Sherry

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Brye (#17), Dale Berra (#20), Steve Nicosia (#24)
National League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8873.5471.5
7983.48811.0
7686.46914.0
6993.42621.0
6696.40724.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1PITvs CHNW1-01-0235Yes--101 
    2PITvs CHNW4-32-0247Yes--532 
    3PITvs CHNL3-42-1356Yes0.5871
    4PIT@ SLNL2-112-23613No1.51018-8 
    5PIT@ SLNL1-52-36916No11123-12 
    6PIT@ SLNL5-62-461021No21629-13 
    7PIT@ CHNL4-52-561022No2.52034-14 
    8PIT@ CHNW13-103-56918No23344-11 
    9PIT@ CHNL1-53-661020No23449-15 
    10PITvs PHIL2-63-761021No33655-19 
    11PITvs SLNW8-74-761121No34462-18 
    12PITvs SLNW14-76-74714No26373-10 
    13PITvs SLNW5-46-74714No26373-10
    14PIT@ NYNW4-27-75814No26775-8 
    15PIT@ NYNW2-18-73510Yes16976-7 
    16PIT@ NYNW1-09-7248Yes--7076-6 
    17PITvs SFNL4-59-84611No17481-7
    18PITvs SFNW6-210-83510Yes--8083-3 
    19PITvs SFNL3-710-94612No18390-7 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20PITvs SDNW7-411-94610No19094-4 
    21PITvs SDNL1-211-104612No1.59196-5 
    22PITvs SDNL5-711-114713No296103-7
    23PITvs LANL2-711-124713No398110-12 
    24PITvs LANW3-212-124715No2.5101112-11
    25PITvs LANW6-413-123612No2.5107116-9
    26PIT@ SFNL2-313-134713No2.5109119-10 
    27PIT@ SFNW5-114-133613No2.5114120-6 
    28PIT@ SFNL2-614-144713No3.5116126-10 
    29PIT@ SDNL4-614-154714No3.5120132-12
    30PIT@ SDNL5-614-164715No3.5125138-13
    31PIT@ SDNW1-015-164714No3.5126138-12 
    32PIT@ LANL6-715-174714No3.5132145-13 
    33PIT@ LANL2-315-184818No3.5134148-14
    34PIT@ LANL1-1015-194918No3.5135158-23 
    35PIT@ MONW5-316-194818No3140161-21
    36PIT@ MONW6-017-194817No3146161-15 
    37PIT@ MONW7-018-194814No2153161-8
    38PIT@ MONL2-518-204817No2.5155166-11
    39PITvs NYNL3-718-215918No3158173-15
    40PITvs NYNW6-519-214715No2.5164178-14 
    41PITvs NYNL2-319-225816No3.5166181-15 
    42PITvs MONW2-120-224715No3.5168182-14
    43PITvs MONL1-1520-235816No4.5169197-28 
    44PITvs MONW5-221-235816No4.5174199-25 
    45PIT@ PHIL3-421-245817No4.5177203-26 
    46PIT@ PHIL1-621-255818No4.5178209-31 
    47PIT@ PHIW2-122-254716No3.5180210-30
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    48PIT@ CINL2-322-264718No4.5182213-31 
    49PIT@ CINL3-422-275920No5.5185217-32
    50PIT@ CINW4-123-274718No5.5189218-29
    51PITvs ATLL4-823-285819No6.5193226-33 
    52PITvs ATLW4-224-284716No6.5197228-31
    53PITvs CINW11-925-285817No6.5208237-29
    54PITvs CINL4-625-295818No6.5212243-31 
    55PITvs CINW3-126-294717No6.5215244-29
    56PIT@ HOUL5-626-304718No7.5220250-30
    57PIT@ HOUL1-226-315920No7.5221252-31
    58PIT@ HOUW6-427-314717No6.5227256-29
    59PIT@ ATLW9-428-314717No6.5236260-24
    60PIT@ ATLW5-329-314717No5.5241263-22
    61PIT@ ATLL7-829-324717No5.5248271-23
    62PITvs CHNL4-629-334717No6.5252277-25
    63PITvs CHNW6-130-334717No5.5258278-20 
    64PITvs CHNW2-131-334716No4.5260279-19 
    65PIT@ NYNL2-331-344716No4262282-20 
    66PIT@ NYNW7-432-344715No4269286-17
    67PIT@ NYNW4-033-344715No4273286-13 
    68PITvs SLNW11-834-344713No3284294-10
    69PITvs SLNL0-234-364715No4.5285302-17
    70PITvs SLNL1-634-364715No4.5285302-17 
    71PITvs SLNL5-734-374817No5.5290309-19 
    72PITvs NYNW4-335-374716No5.5294312-18
    73PITvs NYNL5-635-384817No6299318-19 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    74PITvs NYNW1-036-384817No6300318-18
    75PITvs MONL0-236-394817No7300320-20
    76PITvs MONW3-138-393715No6307324-17
    77PITvs MONW4-338-393715No6307324-17
    78PIT@ SLNL2-338-403716No7.5309327-18 
    79PIT@ SLNW2-139-403615No6.5311328-17
    80PIT@ SLNL0-439-413716No7311332-21 
    81PIT@ SLNW6-140-413615No7317333-16
    82PITvs SFNL0-440-423716No7.5317337-20 
    83PITvs SFNW5-241-423716No6.5322339-17
    84PITvs SFNL5-641-433716No6.5327345-18 
    85PITvs SDNW3-243-433614No6340353-13 
    86PITvs SDNW10-643-433614No6340353-13
    87PITvs SDNW8-744-433614No5348360-12 
    88PITvs LANL2-744-443614No5350367-17 
    89PITvs LANW6-345-443613No4356370-14
    90PITvs LANW7-646-442511Yes4363376-13 
    91PIT@ SFNW3-047-442511Yes4.5366376-10 
    92PIT@ SFNL2-347-452511Yes5.5368379-11 
    93PIT@ SFNL1-347-463614No6.5369382-13 
    94PIT@ SDNL1-247-473613No6370384-14 
    95PIT@ SDNL5-647-483614No6375390-15
    96PIT@ SDNL3-647-493715No6.5378396-18
    97PIT@ LANL3-747-503716No7381403-22
    98PIT@ LANL1-247-513716No7382405-23 
    99PIT@ LANW5-348-513715No6387408-21
    100PIT@ MONL2-348-523715No7389411-22 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    101PIT@ MONL3-448-533716No7392415-23
    102PIT@ MONW3-049-533716No7395415-20
    103PITvs PHIL0-250-543716No7400419-19 
    104PITvs PHIW5-250-543716No7400419-19 
    105PITvs PHIL2-350-563717No9402427-25 
    106PITvs PHIL0-550-563717No9402427-25 
    107PIT@ CHNL4-550-574919No9406432-26
    108PIT@ CHNW9-551-574918No7.5415437-22 
    109PIT@ CHNL4-551-584919No8.5419442-23 
    110PIT@ PHIL1-351-5941020No9.5420445-25 
    111PIT@ PHIL4-1551-6041020No10.5424460-36 
    112PIT@ PHIL1-1051-6141020No11.5425470-45 
    113PIT@ PHIW7-352-6141019No10.5432473-41 
    114PITvs CINW7-453-614918No10439477-38
    115PITvs CINL3-453-624918No10442481-39 
    116PITvs CINW13-254-624918No9455483-28
    117PITvs HOUW5-156-624817No7.5463486-23 
    118PITvs HOUW3-256-624817No7.5463486-23
    119PITvs HOUW6-357-623716No6.5469489-20
    120PITvs HOUW4-258-623716No6.5473491-18
    121PITvs HOUW7-660-623716No6483498-15
    122PITvs HOUW3-160-623716No6483498-15 
    123PIT@ ATLW3-161-623714No5.5486499-13
    124PIT@ ATLW4-362-623714No4.5490502-12 
    125PIT@ ATLW5-163-623714No3.5495503-8
    126PIT@ HOUL5-763-633715No3.5500510-10
    127PIT@ HOUL2-763-643715No4.5502517-15 
    128PIT@ HOUW8-564-643715No4.5510522-12
    129PIT@ CINW3-165-643715No4.5513523-10
    130PIT@ CINW5-066-643714No4.5518523-5 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    131PITvs ATLW8-368-642512Yes3.55295263
    132PITvs ATLW3-068-642512Yes3.55295263
    133PITvs ATLW4-369-642512Yes3.55335294 
    134PITvs ATLW6-370-642512Yes25395327 
    135PITvs NYNW7-472-642512Yes155353617
    136PITvs NYNW7-072-642512Yes155353617 
    137PITvs NYNW8-073-642512Yes0.556153625 
    138PIT@ SLNW4-174-642511Yes0.556553728 
    139PIT@ SLNL4-574-652512Yes1.556954227
    140PIT@ NYNL2-374-662512Yes357154526 
    141PIT@ NYNL1-474-672512Yes457254923 
    142PIT@ NYNL9-1174-682512Yes458156021
    143PIT@ PHIL3-1074-692512Yes558457014 
    144PIT@ PHIW5-175-692512Yes458957118
    145PITvs SLNW7-176-692512Yes459657224 
    146PITvs SLNW7-477-692512Yes460357627 
    147PITvs MONW6-178-692511Yes360957732 
    148PITvs MONW12-579-692511Yes362158239 
    149PITvs MONW5-380-692511Yes262658541
    150PIT@ CHNW12-1181-692510Yes163859642 
    151PIT@ CHNL1-581-702510Yes263960138 
    152PIT@ CHNW3-282-702510Yes1.564260339
    153PIT@ MONL2-382-712510Yes364460638 
    154PIT@ MONL0-482-722511Yes464461034 
    155PITvs CHNW7-483-722511Yes465161437 
    156PITvs CHNW5-284-722510Yes3.565661640 
    157PITvs CHNW8-385-722510Yes3.566461945 
    158PITvs PHIW5-487-722510Yes1.567162447 
    159PITvs PHIW2-187-722510Yes1.567162447 
    160PITvs PHIL8-1087-732510Yes2.567963445
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    161PITvs PHIW5-388-732510Yes1.568463747


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