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1978 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-102 .366
Rank: 7th in American League East
Run Differential: 590-775 -185
Manager(s): Roy Hartsfield
General Manager: Pat Gillick
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Exhibition Stadium
Attendance: 1,562,585 12/26
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Butch AlbertsDH281815
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000000200000.278.278.333611.056.056.313----618
8Alan AshbyC262642769
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15
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09
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29112832144110.261.331.420751.159.265.2681.1429.3111297
25Doug Ault1B281041025
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3
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700171411206.240.347.356703.115.279.2530.8234.737123
1Bob BailorOF2662174164
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7
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5256382151938.264.305.338643.074.134.2710.55621.0210671
22Rick BosettiOF2456861147
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25
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5
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42610306530525.259.295.347642.088.134.2842.17113.6197605
21Rico CartyDH3838751110
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16
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020
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6811364105167.284.340.481821.196.289.2711.1419.4186430
9Rick CeroneC242822563
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3
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2003233210407.223.282.298580.074.145.2431.3994.084309
5Sam EwingDH2956310
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002
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9005902010.179.242.286528.107.196.1741.8028.01662
11Luis GomezSS264133992
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03221034410119310.223.280.254534.031.094.2451.21--105469
48Willie HortonDH351221225
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190042900016.205.228.328556.123.156.2427.2540.740127
13Roy Howell3B2455167149
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28
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61014478134110.270.324.376700.105.183.3031.7768.9207600
14Tom HuttonOF321731944
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9
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02
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912191100505.254.328.341669.087.191.2630.5886.559197
29Garth Iorg2B234938
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0003003410023.163.204.163367.000.061.1701.33--854
16,17Tim JohnsonSS2879919
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0030181610310.241.307.266573.025.114.2972.00--2191
10John Mayberry1B2951551129
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70126057421713.250.325.416741.165.280.2420.9523.4214583
39Dave McKay2B2850459120
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454420911210217.238.266.351617.113.153.2774.5572.0177536
3Brian MilnerC18934
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02000100000.444.444.6671111.222.222.500----69
16Tim NordbrookSS280100000000010000-----------00
26Willie UpshawOF212242653
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1746213500234.237.298.304602.067.152.2721.67224.068250
19Otto VelezOF272482966
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3813454121328.266.376.448824.181.355.2850.9127.6111298
12Ernie WhittC264000000001100000.000.200.000200.000.250.0001.00--05
20Alvis WoodsOF242201953
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2512112311525.241.275.364639.123.168.2552.0973.380238
35Gary WoodsOF231913
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000101100000.158.200.211411.053.158.1671.00--420
Batting Totals1704543059013582173998551285244864523237737124.250.305.359664.108.187.2671.4455.419475992
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
44Tom Buskey31013.468000601314551570001.469.690.693.464.851.40
21Mark Wiley30006.0020001023220120001.339.000.003.006.002.00
46Dave Wallace30003.8660004014126611171001.647.710.647.074.500.64
24Tom Underwood246144.09313071001972011059023871397021.459.141.053.956.321.60
45Tom Murphy32693.9350000357948743411137366001.328.331.053.543.450.97
38Balor Moore27694.943718205014416585791654752271.5210.311.003.384.691.39
23Dave Lemanczyk274146.242920305013617097951665624131.7211.171.054.274.070.95
32Don Kirkwood28454.24169302068763632625293001.4910.060.793.313.841.16
34Jesse Jefferson297164.37313092102112141091032886974131.429.081.193.654.121.13
36Jerry Garvin224125.522622302014418992892048670041.6311.731.242.984.161.40
47Victor Cruz20731.72320002394728109035513011.345.360.006.709.771.46
16,40Joe Coleman31204.573100020060673431630285011.599.890.894.434.130.93
18Jim Clancy2210124.08313070001931999688109110610011.499.230.464.224.921.16
33Mike Willis27374.544421022710010455511139522101.429.270.983.484.631.33
Pitching 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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