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1978 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 59-102 .366
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 590-775 -185
Roster Continuity 60.73% 21/26
Manager(s): Roy Hartsfield
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 1,562,585 12/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Lloyd Moseby (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Harry Warner
First Base Coach: Don Leppert
Hitting Coach: Bobby Doerr
Pitching Coach: Bob Miller
Third Base Coach: Jackie Moore

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Roy Howell (#4), John Mayberry (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), Balor Moore (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10063.613--
9964.6071.0
9369.5746.5
9071.5599.0
8676.53113.5
6990.43429.0
59102.36640.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Bob BailorOF26   62174164
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7
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5256382151938.264.310.338648.074.134.2710.55621.0210676
22Rick BosettiOF24   56861147
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5
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42610306530525.259.299.347646.088.134.2842.17113.6197608
13Roy Howell3B24   55167149
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61014478134110.270.325.376701.105.183.3031.7768.9207601
10John Mayberry1B29   51551129
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70126057421713.250.329.416745.165.280.2420.9523.4214587
39Dave McKay2B28   50459120
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454420911210217.238.268.351619.113.153.2774.5572.0177537
11Luis GomezSS26   4133992
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03221034410119310.223.280.254534.031.094.2451.21--105469
21Rico CartyDH38   38751110
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6811364105167.284.340.481821.196.289.2711.1419.4186430
9Rick CeroneC24   2822563
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2003233210407.223.284.298582.074.145.2431.3994.084310
8Alan AshbyC26   2642769
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15
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09
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29112832144110.261.333.420753.159.265.2681.1429.3111298
19Otto VelezOF27   2482966
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3813454121328.266.380.448828.181.355.2850.9127.6111300
26Willie UpshawOF21   2242653
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1746213500234.237.298.304602.067.152.2721.67224.068250
20Alvis WoodsOF24   2201953
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2512112311525.241.278.364642.123.168.2552.0973.380239
14Tom HuttonOF32   1731944
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912191100505.254.328.341669.087.191.2630.5886.559197
48Willie HortonDH35   1221225
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190042900016.205.228.328556.123.156.2427.2540.740127
25Doug Ault1B28   1041025
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700171411206.240.352.356708.115.279.2530.8234.737124
16,17Tim JohnsonSS28   79919
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0030181610310.241.315.266581.025.114.2972.00--2192
5Sam EwingDH29   56310
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9005902010.179.242.286528.107.196.1741.8028.01662
29Garth Iorg2B23   4938
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0003003410023.163.218.163381.000.061.1701.33--855
35Gary WoodsOF23   1913
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000101100000.158.200.211411.053.158.1671.00--420
14Butch AlbertsDH28   1815
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000000200000.278.278.333611.056.056.313----618
3Brian MilnerC18   934
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02000100000.444.444.6671111.222.222.500----69
12Ernie WhittC26   4000000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
16Tim NordbrookSS28   0100000000010000-1.000-1000-------01
Batting Totals1704543059013582173998551285244864523237737124.250.305.359664.108.187.2671.4455.419475993
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
34Jesse Jefferson29   7164.3731309210211.22141091032886974131.429.081.193.654.121.13
24Tom Underwood24   6144.0931307100197.22011059023871397021.459.141.053.956.321.60
18Jim Clancy22   10124.0831307000193.21999688109110610011.499.230.464.224.921.16
36Jerry Garvin22   4125.5226223020144.218992892048670041.6311.731.242.984.161.40
38Balor Moore27   694.9437182050144.116585791654752271.5210.311.003.384.691.39
23Dave Lemanczyk27   4146.2429203050136.217097951665624131.7211.171.054.274.070.95
33Mike Willis27   374.5444210227100.210455511139522101.429.270.983.484.631.33
45Tom Murphy32   693.935000035794.08743411137366001.328.331.053.543.450.97
32Don Kirkwood28   454.24169302068.0763632625293001.4910.060.793.313.841.16
16,40Joe Coleman31   204.573100020060.2673431630285011.599.890.894.434.130.93
47Victor Cruz20   731.723200023947.128109035513011.345.360.006.709.771.46
46Dave Wallace30   003.8660004014.0126611171001.647.710.647.074.500.64
44Tom Buskey31   013.4680006013.114551570001.469.690.693.464.851.40
21Mark Wiley30   006.002000102.23220120001.339.000.003.006.002.00
Batting Totals591024.543741613531262314291529775721149614758475221.509.630.943.874.771.23
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick CeroneC844264447.9920.00
Alan AshbyC813993866.9860.00
Brian MilnerC24010.8000.00
Ernie WhittC171001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John Mayberry1B1391143528120.9930.00
Doug Ault1B2517810413.9790.00
Willie Upshaw1B1050224.9630.00
Tom Hutton1B938213.9760.00
Otto Velez1B1112001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave McKay2B1403104081296.9840.00
Garth Iorg2B183451314.9660.00
Tim Johnson2B1314370101.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Roy Howell3B1311093062227.9500.00
Bob Bailor3B28256438.9670.00
Dave McKay3B205001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Luis GomezSS1532474001697.9760.00
Tim JohnsonSS49235527.9750.00
Tim NordbrookSS715011.0000.00
Bob BailorSS413001.0000.00
Dave McKaySS301001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick BosettiOF1354171761.9860.00
Bob BailorOF12530315127.9640.00
Otto VelezOF741501034.9820.00
Alvis WoodsOF60131230.9780.00
Tom HuttonOF55852001.0000.00
Willie UpshawOF5281251.9430.00
Doug AultOF712020.8570.00
Gary WoodsOF6120001.0000.00
Roy HowellOF570001.0000.00
Sam EwingOF340001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom MurphyP5094424011.0002.68
Mike WillisP4410041810.9571.98
Balor MooreP3714442932.9172.06
Victor CruzP324715001.0001.15
Jim ClancyP31193143023.9572.05
Joe ColemanP316035001.0001.20
Jesse JeffersonP31211153133.9391.96
Tom UnderwoodP3119751950.8281.10
Dave LemanczykP2913622221.9231.59
Jerry GarvinP26144928011.0002.31
Don KirkwoodP1668412001.0002.12
Tom BuskeyP81305001.0003.44
Dave WallaceP61411001.0001.29
Mark WileyP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rico CartyDH101.0000.00
Willie HortonDH30.0000.00
Willie UpshawDH18.0000.00
Sam EwingDH9.0000.00
Otto VelezDH9.0000.00
John MayberryDH7.0000.00
Doug AultDH5.0000.00
Butch AlbertsDH4.0000.00
Rick CeroneDH2.0000.00
Roy HowellDH1.0000.00
Dave McKayDH1.0000.00


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