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1978 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Bill Lucas
Stadium:  Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance:  904,494
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Bouton (39)
Youngest Player:  Glenn Hubbard (20)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro (13)
Top Hitter:  Jeff Burroughs (10)
Top Pitcher:  Phil Niekro (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Horner (#1)

Roster Continuity:  74.58%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
3Dale Murphyof42221974-1-5MLB15153066120143237911742145333515.226.284.3940209583440533.3.264
1Jerry Royster3b-2b5425UDFA: 1970MLB140529671371782352717564932849.259.331.3330176600430654.1.280
7Jeff Burroughsof10271969-1-1MLB15348872147306237712117920120616.301.432.52910002586113651208.9.327
36Gary Matthewsof48271971-5-81MLB129474751352051862876192221416.285.366.4620219542367816.0.318
22Rowland Officeof67251970-4-93MLB1464044010113194086225262438.250.297.3540143439324443.6.266
19Rod Gilbreath2b-3b-251970-3-69MLB116326228013333176265103316.245.300.3310108356262323.3.282
5Bob Horner3b-1b52201978-1-1MLB893235086171236300244222197.266.313.5391000174359254626.6.236
2Barry Bonnellof-241975-1-1MLB11730436731131161262030012015.240.287.306093326254252.6.264
4Biff Pocorobac-241971-17-392MLB92289217080634032914263415.242.312.332096327244303.4.234
15Darrel Chaneyss-2b-301966-2-33MLB8924527559132010254807311.224.295.306075274195233.2.267
11Joe Nolanc-271969-2-28MLB9521322497342232342815103.230.339.347074249170294.6.249
25Bob Beall1b-301970-28-645MLB10818529458011645362710214.243.368.303056225152234.2.278
17Glenn Hubbard2b-201975-20-473MLB4416315424021321102021402.258.309.319052179128173.6.284
9Pat Rockettss-231973-1-10MLB55142620200412131203116.141.212.1550221571320-0.0.153
35Phil Niekrop-39UDFA: 1959MLB45120527400100032510413.225.248.25803112910151.4.281
43Cito Gastonof-34UDFA: 1964MLB6011852710190032000124.229.244.2630311249851.4.263
30Brian Asselstineof-241973-1-15MLB3910311283321321111621151.272.339.41704312283175.6.289
20Bruce Benedictc-221976-5-99MLB22523132001006602000.250.328.288015583963.9.283
49Preston Hannap-231972-1-11MLB29494901110011800201.184.200.286014524310.6.267
16Chico Ruiz3b-2b-26UDFA: 1970MLB18463133002002401001.283.312.348016483454.3.310
24Mickey Mahlerp-251974-10-220MLB3441440001001800501.098.119.098044743-2-1.4.121
27Larry McWilliamsp-241974-1-6MLB15321201000001900400.062.062.125043634-3-2.4.154
37Eddie Solomonp-27UDFA: 1969MLB3829240001000810003.138.167.138043028-2-1.8.190
40Dick Ruthvenp-271973-1-1MLB13240200000001100300.083.083.083022725-2-2.4.154
29Eddie Millerof-21UDFA: 1984MLB621531002302410000.143.250.19004241812.0.176
45Jamie Easterlyp-251971-2-34MLB3719141001001500101.211.250.26305211711.1.286
50Tommy Boggsp-221974-1-2MLB1618130011000400100.167.167.33306191611.4.154
18Larry Whisentonof-211975-2-42MLB616131002001200000.187.235.25004171312.0.214
12Jerry Maddox3b-241975-8-186MLB714130001001200001.214.267.21403151200.7.250
26Gene Garberp-301965-20-382MLB4411110000001500000.091.167.091011210-1-1.9.167
28Adrian Devinep-261970-2-45MLB3111010001000200100.091.091.091011211-1-1.6.111
12Tom Paciorekof-1b-311968-5-89MLB59230000000100000.333.333.333039614.5.375
48Craig Skokp-301967-3-41MLB438121000000300000.250.250.375038613.0.400
33Rick Campp-251974-7-149MLB428100000001500100.000.111.00000109-1-3.0.000
56Jim Boutonp-39-MLB57000000001100000.000.125.00000870-1.9.000
12Hank Small1b-241975-4-90MLB14000000000000001.000.000.0000045--.000
42Frank LaCortep-26UDFA: 1973MLB24000000000200100.000.000.0000055--.000
10Rob Belloirss-291969-8-181MLB210110000000000001.0001.0002.00030002101--1.000
34Duane Theissp-241975-12-282MLB31000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (39 players)1625381600131319139123558906555087427536147140.244.315.3636781951606643816323.9.269

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
35Phil Niekro139UDFA: 1959MLB19182.88444222411334.1295129107161022481131.197.940.432.756.680.41.2820.96
49Preston Hanna65231972-1-11MLB7135.1329280010140.113289801093901121.608.470.645.965.771.03.2861.04
24Mickey Mahler-251974-10-220MLB4114.6834211030134.213082701666921231.468.691.074.416.150.72.2840.79
37Eddie Solomon-27UDFA: 1969MLB464.0837800132106.0985248125064511.408.321.024.255.430.78.2691.45
27Larry McWilliams-241974-1-6MLB932.811515310099.1843831113542201.207.611.003.173.810.83.2270.93
40Dick Ruthven16271973-1-1MLB264.111313210081.078433782845301.318.670.893.115.000.62.2791.21
26Gene Garber32301965-20-382MLB442.5343000362278.1582622111361320.916.661.261.497.010.21--1.18
45Jamie Easterly-251971-2-34MLB365.65376008178.091524994542701.7410.501.045.194.851.07.3242.12
33Rick Camp-251974-7-149MLB243.75424009074.199423153223111.7611.990.613.872.781.39.3441.09
32Dave Campbell6326UDFA: 1979MLB444.805300035169.1673937104945221.678.701.306.365.841.09.2780.60
28Adrian Devine-261970-2-45MLB545.923160011365.184454332526221.6711.570.413.443.580.96.3511.75
48Craig Skok-301967-3-41MLB324.354300011262.064383082728411.479.291.163.924.060.96.2730.82
50Tommy Boggs-221974-1-2MLB286.711612112059.080464482621311.8012.201.223.973.201.24.3291.26
56Jim Bouton-39-MLB134.9755000029.025181642110001.597.761.246.523.102.10.2261.03
42Frank LaCorte-26UDFA: 1973MLB013.6822000014.2966047100.895.520.002.454.300.57.2090.89
34Duane Theiss-241975-12-282MLB001.423000206.1311033000.954.260.004.264.261.00.1873.67
31Max Leon-28UDFA: 1978MLB006.355000105.2644141001.769.531.596.351.594.00.2501.25
39Mike Davey-261974-2-32MLB000.003000002.2100010000.753.370.003.370.00--.1250.75
Totals: (39 players)69934.10162162297133321,440140475065612362484867181.298.770.823.905.300.74.304 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Biff PocorobaC794544351.9900.00 
Joe NolanC612952473.9790.00 
Bruce BenedictC22811411.9900.00 
Dale MurphyC21831330.9700.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dale Murphy1B1291137922084.9840.00 
Bob Beall1B4027524423.9870.00 
Cito Gaston1B421211.9580.00 
Tom Paciorek1B2210011.0000.00 
Hank Small1B1121011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jerry Royster2B751861931039.9740.00 
Glenn Hubbard2B44102130530.9790.00 
Rod Gilbreath2B397487413.9760.00 
Chico Ruiz2B14313115.9840.00 
Darrel Chaney2B112011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob Horner3B89811991317.9560.00 
Rod Gilbreath3B623411759.9680.00 
Barry Bonnell3B15152832.9350.00 
Darrel Chaney3B828011.0000.00 
Jerry Maddox3B53710.9090.00 
Rob Belloir3B10000.0000.00 
Jerry Royster3B10000.0000.00 
Chico Ruiz3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrel ChaneySS7797189730.9760.00 
Jerry RoysterSS60981831327.9560.00 
Pat RockettSS516497516.9700.00 
Rob BelloirSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff BurroughsOF1462241362.9750.00 
Rowland OfficeOF136291432.9900.00 
Gary MatthewsOF1272381080.9690.00 
Barry BonnellOF105172731.9840.00 
Brian AsselstineOF3560120.9680.00 
Cito GastonOF2945020.9570.00 
Bob BeallOF870001.0000.00 
Eddie MillerOF570001.0000.00 
Larry WhisentonOF450001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave CampbellP53696911.9371.95 
Phil NiekroP44334176524.9762.21 
Gene GarberP43781111001.0002.54 
Craig SkokP436239001.0001.74 
Rick CampP427481230.8702.43 
Jamie EasterlyP377821411.9411.85 
Eddie SolomonP3710651621.9131.78 
Mickey MahlerP34134415011.0001.27 
Adrian DevineP316510911.9502.63 
Preston HannaP291401018011.0001.80 
Tommy BoggsP16595330.7271.22 
Larry McWilliamsP15991019011.0002.63 
Dick RuthvenP138191370.7592.44 
Jim BoutonP5293310.8571.86 
Max LeonP5501001.0001.73 
Mike DaveyP320000.0000.00 
Duane TheissP3620001.0002.95 
Frank LaCorteP21401001.0000.63 


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