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1978 Toronto Blue JaysAmerican League (MLB)
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Otto Velez played for the 1978 Toronto Blue Jays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBlue Jays
LocationToronto,Ontario
Record59-102 (7th in American League East)League Rank13thMLB Rank25th
ManagerRoy HartsfieldGeneral ManagerPat Gillick
CoachesBobby Doerr (Hitting Coach), Don Leppert (First Base Coach), Bob Miller (Pitching Coach), Jackie Moore (Third Base Coach), Harry Warner (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLloyd Moseby (#2)
Attendance1,562,585
Minor League AffiliatesSyracuse Chiefs (AAA) 50-90 ... Dunedin Blue Jays (A+) 59-83 ... Utica Blue Jays (A-) 37-34 ... Medicine Hat Blue Jays (Rk) 28-40 ...
Years Available1977-2017

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
1Bob BailorofR261546217416429715256382159318.264.310.338.64821037676.271.074.134.2975.63.10.60.2621.022.6
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
22Rick BosettiofR2413656861147255542610306535205.259.299.347.64619735608.284.088.134.2954.910.72.20.8113.623.8
1973- 7- 114-PHI
 
13Roy Howell3bL2414055167149283861014478141310.270.325.376.70120739601.303.106.183.3197.313.01.81.368.926.2
1972- 1-   4-TEX
 
10John Mayberry1bL29152515511291522270126057417213.250.329.416.74521439587.242.166.280.33710.29.71.03.823.430.2
1967- 1-   6-HOU
 
39Dave McKay2bB28145504591202087454420911102217.238.268.351.61917735537.277.113.153.2783.717.04.61.372.029.2
1971-   UDFA-MIN
 
11Luis GomezssR2615341339927303221034410193110.223.280.254.53410510469.245.031.094.2507.38.71.20.00.010.9
1973- 7- 155-MIN
 
21Rico CartydhR3810438751110160206811364101657.284.340.481.82118636430.271.197.289.3638.49.51.14.719.432.7    
9Rick CeronecR248828225638232003233214007.223.284.298.5828413310.243.075.145.2717.410.31.41.094.020.6
1975- 1-   7-CLE
 
8Alan AshbycB26812642769150929112832141410.261.333.420.75311124298.268.159.265.3389.410.71.13.029.334.8
1969- 3-  63-CLE
 
19Otto VelezofR2791248296614293813454123218.266.380.448.82811125300.285.182.355.37615.013.70.93.027.637.9
1969-   UDFA-NYA
 
26Willie UpshawofL219522426538211746213502304.237.298.304.6026811250.272.067.152.2798.414.01.70.4224.020.8
1975- 5- 115-NYA
 
20Alvis WoodsofL2462220195312332512112315215.241.278.364.6428018239.255.123.168.2884.69.62.11.373.334.0
1972- 2-  35-MIN
 
14Tom HuttonofL32641731944902912191105005.254.328.341.6695911197.263.087.191.3119.65.60.61.086.525.0
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
48Willie HortondhR35331221225603190042900106.205.228.328.556409127.242.123.156.2513.222.87.32.440.736.0    
25Doug Ault1bR28541041025113700171412016.240.352.356.708375124.253.116.279.32913.711.30.82.434.720.0
1970- 2-  36-SDN
 
16,17Tim JohnsonssL28687991920030181613100.241.315.266.58121292.297.025.114.2768.717.42.00.00.010.5
1967-   UDFA-LAN
 
5Sam EwingdhL2940563100029005900120.179.242.286.52816262.174.107.196.2308.114.51.83.228.020.0
1971- 1-   4-CHA
 
29Garth Iorg2bR231949380003003410203.163.218.163.3818055.170.000.061.1855.57.31.30.00.00.0
1973- 8- 181-NYA
 
35Gary WoodsofR23819131000101100000.158.200.211.4114120.167.053.158.1925.05.01.00.00.033.3
1973-27- 602-MIN
 
14Butch AlbertsdhR28618151000000200000.278.278.333.6116118.313.055.056.2760.011.10.00.00.020.0
1972-28- 642-PIT
 
3Brian MilnercR1829340102000100000.444.444.6671.111619.500.223.222.4900.011.10.00.00.025.0
1978- 7- 158-TOR
 
12Ernie WhittcL2624000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14120.020.01.00.00.00.0
1972-15- 352-BOS
 
16Tim NordbrookssR2870100000000010000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.7400.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970- 9- 222-BAL
 
Batting Totals: (23 players)161543059013582173998551285244864523773723124.250.308.359.66719473546015.267.359.187.0007.510.71.41.655.426.1 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
34Jesse JeffersonR29STMLB7164.38313019210211.22141091032886974131.429.101.193.664.121.134.63.3044.65
1968- 4-  70-BAL
 
24Tom UnderwoodL24STMLB6144.10313017100197.22011059023871397021.469.151.053.966.331.604.78.3004.04
1972- 2-  27-PHI
 
18Jim ClancyR22STMLB10124.09313017000193.21999688109110610011.509.250.464.234.931.164.46.4553.59
1974- 4-  74-TEX
 
36Jerry GarvinL22S/RMLB4125.54262243020144.218992892048670041.6411.761.242.994.171.405.72.2504.53
1974- 1-  11-MIN
 
38Balor MooreL27S/RMLB694.933718192050144.116585791654752271.5210.291.003.374.681.395.30.4004.25
1969- 1-  22-MON
 
23Dave LemanczykR27S/RMLB4146.26292093050136.217097951665624131.7311.201.054.284.080.956.39.2224.69
1972-16- 380-DET
 
33Mike WillisL27RelMLB374.564424210227100.210455511139522101.439.300.983.494.651.334.92.3004.13
1972-20- 479-BAL
 
45Tom MurphyR32RelMLB693.93500500035794.08743411137366001.328.331.053.543.450.974.12.4004.52
1967- 1-   6-CAL
 
32Don KirkwoodR28S/RMLB454.241697302068.0763632625293001.4910.060.793.313.841.164.76.4443.98
1972-   UDFA-CAL
 
16,40Joe ColemanR31RelMLB204.60310310020060.2673431630285011.619.940.894.454.150.935.041.0004.48
1965- 1-   3-WS2
 
47Victor CruzR20RelMLB731.71320320023947.128109035513011.345.320.006.659.701.461.90.7002.71
1976-   UDFA-SLN
 
46Dave WallaceR30RelMLB003.86606004014.0126611171001.647.710.647.074.500.643.86.0004.87
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
44Tom BuskeyR31RelMLB013.38808006013.114551570001.459.450.683.384.731.403.38.0003.64
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
21Mark WileyR30RelMLB006.7520200102.23220120001.8210.120.003.376.752.006.75.0002.21
1970- 6- 131-OAK
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)591024.531611612133531262314311529775721149614758475221.509.620.943.864.771.234.87.366  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PTom Murphy32MLBp50-9442401281.0000.560.30---50100.031.1Fielding by Day
PMike Willis27MLBp44-1004181023.9570.500.22---44100.027.3Fielding by Day
PBalor Moore27MLBp37-1444293236.9170.890.23---37100.023.0Fielding by Day
PVictor Cruz20MLBp32-47150061.0000.190.13---32100.019.9Fielding by Day
PJesse Jefferson29MLBp31-21115313349.9391.480.22---31100.019.3Fielding by Day
PJoe Coleman31MLBp31-60350081.0000.260.13---31100.019.3Fielding by Day
PJim Clancy22MLBp31-19314302346.9571.420.23---31100.019.3Fielding by Day
PTom Underwood24MLBp31-1975195029.8280.770.12---31100.019.3Fielding by Day
PDave Lemanczyk27MLBp29-1362222126.9230.830.18---29100.018.0Fielding by Day
PJerry Garvin22MLBp26-14492801371.0001.420.26---26100.016.1Fielding by Day
PDon Kirkwood28MLBp16-6841200161.0001.000.24---16100.09.9Fielding by Day
PTom Buskey31MLBp8-13050051.0000.630.38---8100.05.0Fielding by Day
PDave Wallace30MLBp6-14110021.0000.330.14---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PMark Wiley30MLBp2-2000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CRick Cerone24MLBc84--4264447474.9925.600.00493388895.552.2Fielding by Day
CAlan Ashby26MLBc81--3993866443.9865.400.005032781100.050.3Fielding by Day
CBrian Milner18MLBc2--40105.8002.000.002-12100.01.2Fielding by Day
CErnie Whitt26MLBc1--710081.0008.000.00-1-250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BJohn Mayberry29MLB1b139--11435281201203.9938.600.00---15291.486.3Fielding by Day
1BDoug Ault28MLB1b25--17810413192.9797.520.00---5446.315.5Fielding by Day
1BWillie Upshaw21MLB1b10--5022454.9635.200.00---9510.56.2Fielding by Day
1BTom Hutton32MLB1b-of9--3821341.9764.440.00---6414.15.6Fielding by Day
1BOtto Velez27MLBof1--11200131.00013.000.00---911.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BDave McKay28MLB2b-3b140--3104081296730.9845.130.00---14596.687.0Fielding by Day
2BGarth Iorg23MLB3b-2b18--345131488.9664.720.00---1994.711.2Fielding by Day
2BTim Johnson28MLBss-2b13--1437010511.0003.920.00---6819.18.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BRoy Howell24MLB3b131--1093062227437.9503.170.00---14093.681.4Fielding by Day
3BBob Bailor26MLBof-ss28--25643892.9673.180.00---15418.217.4Fielding by Day
3BDave McKay28MLB2b-3b2--050051.0002.500.00---1451.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSLuis Gomez26MLBss153--2474001697663.9764.230.00---153100.095.0Fielding by Day
SSTim Johnson28MLBss-2b49--23552780.9751.590.00---6872.130.4Fielding by Day
SSTim Nordbrook28MLBss7--150161.0000.860.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
SSBob Bailor26MLBof-ss4--130041.0001.000.00---1542.62.5Fielding by Day
SSDave McKay28MLB2b-3b3--010011.0000.330.00---1452.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRick Bosetti24MLBof135--4171761440.9863.210.00---13699.383.9Fielding by Day
OFBob Bailor26MLBof-ss125--30315127330.9642.540.00---15481.277.6Fielding by Day
OFOtto Velez27MLBof74--1501034163.9822.160.00---9181.346.0Fielding by Day
OFAlvis Woods24MLBof60--131230136.9782.220.00---6296.837.3Fielding by Day
OFTom Hutton32MLB1b-of55--85200871.0001.580.00---6485.934.2Fielding by Day
OFWillie Upshaw21MLB1b52--8125188.9431.600.00---9554.732.3Fielding by Day
OFDoug Ault28MLB1b7--1202014.8571.710.00---5413.04.3Fielding by Day
OFGary Woods23MLBof6--12000121.0002.000.00---875.03.7Fielding by Day
OFRoy Howell24MLB3b5--700071.0001.400.00---1403.63.1Fielding by Day
OFSam Ewing29MLBof3--400041.0001.330.00---407.51.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHRico Carty38MLBof101--000000.000.00---10497.162.7Fielding by Day
DHWillie Horton35MLBof30--000000.000.00---3390.918.6Fielding by Day
DHWillie Upshaw21MLB1b18--000000.000.00---9518.911.2Fielding by Day
DHOtto Velez27MLBof9--000000.000.00---919.95.6Fielding by Day
DHSam Ewing29MLBof9--000000.000.00---4022.55.6Fielding by Day
DHJohn Mayberry29MLB1b7--000000.000.00---1524.64.3Fielding by Day
DHDoug Ault28MLB1b5--000000.000.00---549.33.1Fielding by Day
DHButch Alberts28MLB3b4--000000.000.00---666.72.5Fielding by Day
DHRick Cerone24MLBc2--000000.000.00---882.31.2Fielding by Day
DHDave McKay28MLB2b-3b1--000000.000.00---1450.70.6Fielding by Day
DHRoy Howell24MLB3b1--000000.000.00---1400.70.6Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Paddy CottrellScout1912-02-07 66San Francisco,California --   SCOUT
Bobby DoerrHitting Coach1918-04-07 60Los Angeles,California MLB1937-19511937-1951   2B
Pat GillickGeneral Manager1937-08-22 40Chico,California --   EXEC
Roy HartsfieldManager1925-10-25 52Chattahoochee,Georgia MLB1950-19521950-1952   2B
Tony KubekBroadcaster1936-10-12 41Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1957-19651957-1965   SS
Don LeppertFirst Base Coach1931-10-19 46Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1961-19641961-1964   C
Bob MillerPitching Coach1939-02-18 39St. Louis,Missouri MLB1957-19741957-1974   P
Jackie MooreThird Base Coach1939-02-19 39Jay,Florida MLB1965-19651965-1965   C
Wayne MorganScout -- --   SCOUT
Harry WarnerBullpen Coach1928-12-11 49Reeders,Pennsylvania --   COACH
Don WelkeScout -- --   SCOUT
Early WynnBroadcaster1920-01-06 58Hartford,Alabama MLB1939-19631939-1963   P