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1978 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 99-64 .607
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 796-657 + 139
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,320,643 5/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Edward Connors (#102) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Al Jackson
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16)
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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 Boston Red Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 Boston Red Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1BOS@ CHAL5-60-14819No156-1 
    2BOS@ CHAL5-60-261324No1.51012-2
    3BOS@ CHAW5-01-251120No215123 
    4BOS@ CLEL4-51-361323No2.519172 
    5BOS@ CLEW6-32-34920No325205
    6BOSvs TEXW5-43-33814No230246 
    7BOSvs TEXW12-44-33611No1422814 
    8BOSvs TEXW8-65-3369No1503416
    9BOSvs MILW9-26-3257Yes1593623 
    10BOSvs MILW7-67-3235Yes0.5664224 
    11BOSvs MILW10-48-3234Yes--764630 
    12BOSvs CLEW9-79-3234Yes0.5855332 
    13BOSvs CLEL4-139-4255Yes0.5896623 
    14BOSvs CLEW6-310-5256Yes0.51027923 
    15BOSvs CLEL7-1010-5256Yes0.51027923
    16BOS@ MILW4-311-5255Yes11068224
    17BOS@ MILL4-611-6256Yes11108822
    18BOS@ TEXL4-511-7257Yes21149321 
    19BOS@ TEXL1-411-8257Yes31159718 
    20BOS@ TEXL1-211-92510Yes31169917 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21BOSvs BALW9-612-9259Yes2.512510520
    22BOSvs BALL1-312-103611No3.512610818 
    23BOSvs MINW11-913-103610No3.513711720
    24BOSvs MINW8-114-10369No314511827 
    25BOSvs CHAW6-416-10246Yes215412232 
    26BOSvs CHAW3-016-10246Yes215412232 
    27BOSvs CHAW5-017-10245Yes215912237 
    28BOSvs KCAW8-418-10244Yes1.516712641 
    29BOSvs KCAW4-319-10244Yes0.517112942 
    30BOS@ BALL2-319-11244Yes117313241 
    31BOS@ BALW5-420-11244Yes0.517813642
    32BOS@ MINW4-221-11122Yes--18213844
    33BOS@ MINW6-222-11122Yes--18814048
    34BOS@ KCAL1-322-12233Yes--18914346 
    35BOS@ KCAW3-223-12233Yes--19214547 
    36BOS@ DETL5-723-13223Yes119715245
    37BOS@ DETW6-524-13222Yes--20315746 
    38BOS@ DETL1-225-14222Yes--21316251 
    39BOS@ DETW9-325-14222Yes--21316251 
    40BOS@ TORW5-426-14222Yes0.521816652
    41BOS@ TORL1-226-15222Yes0.521916851 
    42BOS@ TORW8-227-15111Yes--22717057 
    43BOS@ TORW9-528-15111Yes--23617561
    44BOSvs DETW6-329-15111Yes--24217864 
    45BOSvs DETW1-030-15111Yes--24317865 
    46BOSvs DETW4-332-15111Yes--25118467 
    47BOSvs DETW4-332-15111Yes--25118467
    48BOSvs TORW5-433-15111Yes--25618868 
    49BOSvs TORW4-034-15111Yes--26018872 
    50BOSvs TORL2-634-16111Yes--26219468 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    51BOS@ CALW6-135-16111Yes--26819573
    52BOS@ CALW5-436-16111Yes--27319974
    53BOS@ CALL2-436-17111Yes--27520372
    54BOS@ OAKL7-936-18111Yes--28221270
    55BOS@ OAKL1-736-19111Yes--28321964 
    56BOS@ SEAW3-237-19111Yes--28622165 
    57BOS@ SEAW13-138-19111Yes--29922277 
    58BOS@ SEAW5-339-19111Yes--30422579
    59BOSvs CALW10-940-19111Yes--31423480 
    60BOSvs CALW5-041-19111Yes--31923485 
    61BOSvs OAKW9-042-19111Yes--32823494 
    62BOSvs OAKW7-343-19111Yes--33523798 
    63BOSvs SEAW6-344-19111Yes--341240101 
    64BOSvs SEAW5-445-19111Yes--346244102 
    65BOSvs SEAL2-345-20111Yes--348247101 
    66BOSvs NYAW10-446-20111Yes--358251107 
    67BOSvs NYAL4-1046-21111Yes--362261101 
    68BOSvs NYAW9-247-21111Yes--371263108 
    69BOSvs BALW5-248-21111Yes--376265111 
    70BOSvs BALW8-349-21111Yes--384268116 
    71BOSvs BALW4-150-21111Yes--388269119 
    72BOS@ NYAW4-151-21111Yes--392270122
    73BOS@ NYAL4-651-22111Yes--396276120 
    74BOS@ BALW4-352-22111Yes--400279121 
    75BOS@ BALL2-352-23111Yes--402282120 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    76BOS@ BALL2-352-24111Yes--404285119 
    77BOSvs NYAW9-553-24111Yes--413290123 
    78BOS@ CHAW9-254-24111Yes--422292130
    79BOS@ CHAW7-655-24111Yes--429298131 
    80BOS@ CLEL9-1055-25111Yes--438308130 
    81BOS@ CLEW12-557-25111Yes--453315138 
    82BOS@ CLEW3-257-25111Yes--453315138
    83BOS@ CLEL1-757-26111Yes--454322132 
    84BOSvs TEXL7-1257-27111Yes--461334127 
    85BOSvs TEXL3-457-28111Yes--464338126
    86BOSvs MINW5-458-28111Yes--469342127
    87BOSvs MINW5-360-28111Yes--477347130
    88BOSvs MINW3-260-28111Yes--477347130
    89BOSvs MINW3-261-28111Yes--480349131 
    90BOS@ MILW8-262-28111Yes--488351137 
    91BOS@ MILL6-862-29111Yes--494359135
    92BOS@ KCAL0-962-30111Yes--494368126 
    93BOS@ KCAL5-662-31111Yes--499374125 
    94BOS@ KCAL3-762-32111Yes--502381121 
    95BOS@ MINL4-563-33111Yes--510388122
    96BOS@ MINW4-263-33111Yes--510388122
    97BOS@ MINL2-563-34111Yes--512393119
    98BOS@ TEXL0-263-35111Yes--512395117 
    99BOS@ TEXL1-363-36111Yes--513398115 
    100BOSvs KCAL0-463-37111Yes--513402111 
    101BOSvs KCAW1-064-37111Yes--514402112 
    102BOSvs KCAL1-264-38111Yes--515404111
    103BOSvs CHAW9-265-38111Yes--524406118 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    104BOSvs CHAL2-565-39111Yes--526411115 
    105BOS@ NYAW7-566-39111Yes--533416117 
    106BOS@ NYAW8-167-39111Yes--541417124 
    107BOS@ MILL2-667-40111Yes--543423120 
    108BOS@ MILW8-168-40111Yes--551424127 
    109BOS@ MILW4-069-40111Yes--555424131 
    110BOSvs CLEW9-770-40111Yes--564431133 
    111BOSvs CLEL1-570-41111Yes--565436129
    112BOSvs CLEW6-571-41111Yes--571441130 
    113BOSvs MILL5-1071-42111Yes--576451125 
    114BOSvs MILW3-173-42111Yes--590456134 
    115BOSvs MILW11-473-42111Yes--590456134 
    116BOSvs MILW4-374-42111Yes--594459135 
    117BOSvs MILL3-474-43111Yes--597463134
    118BOS@ CALL2-574-44111Yes--599468131 
    119BOS@ CALW4-275-44111Yes--603470133 
    120BOS@ CALW8-676-44111Yes--611476135 
    121BOS@ OAKW6-377-44111Yes--617479138
    122BOS@ OAKL4-877-45111Yes--621487134
    123BOS@ OAKW4-278-45111Yes--625489136 
    124BOS@ SEAL2-578-46111Yes--627494133 
    125BOS@ SEAL3-578-47111Yes--630499131
    126BOSvs CALW6-079-47111Yes--636499137 
    127BOSvs CALW7-180-47111Yes--643500143 
    128BOSvs CALW4-381-47111Yes--647503144 
    129BOSvs SEAW10-982-47111Yes--657512145 
    130BOSvs SEAW10-583-47111Yes--667517150
    131BOSvs TORW2-184-48111Yes--675525150 
    132BOSvs TORL6-784-48111Yes--675525150 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133BOSvs OAKL1-584-49111Yes--676530146 
    134BOSvs OAKL3-484-50111Yes--679534145
    135BOSvs OAKW11-685-50111Yes--690540150 
    136BOS@ BALL3-585-51111Yes--693545148
    137BOS@ BALL1-485-52111Yes--694549145
    138BOS@ BALW2-086-52111Yes--696549147 
    139BOSvs NYAL3-1586-53111Yes--699564135 
    140BOSvs NYAL2-1386-54111Yes--701577124 
    141BOSvs NYAL0-786-55111Yes--701584117 
    142BOSvs NYAL4-786-56112Yes--705591114
    143BOSvs BALW5-487-56111Yes--710595115 
    144BOSvs BALL2-387-57111Yes--712598114 
    145BOS@ CLEL1-287-58223Yes0.5713600113
    146BOS@ CLEL3-487-59223Yes1.5716604112
    147BOS@ NYAL0-487-60223Yes2.5716608108 
    148BOS@ NYAL2-387-61223Yes3.5718611107 
    149BOS@ NYAW7-388-61223Yes2.5725614111
    150BOS@ DETW5-489-61223Yes2.5730618112 
    151BOS@ DETW8-690-61223Yes1.5738624114
    152BOS@ DETL2-1290-62223Yes2740636104 
    153BOS@ DETW5-191-62223Yes2745637108 
    154BOS@ TORL4-591-63223Yes2749642107 
    155BOS@ TORW3-192-63223Yes1752643109 
    156BOS@ TORW7-693-63223Yes1759649110 
    157BOSvs DETW6-094-63223Yes1765649116 
    158BOSvs DETW5-295-63222Yes1770651119
    159BOSvs DETW1-096-63222Yes1771651120 
    160BOSvs TORW11-097-63222Yes1782651131 
    161BOSvs TORW5-198-63222Yes1787652135 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162BOSvs TORW5-099-63112Yes--792652140 
    163BOSvs NYAL4-599-64222Yes1796657139


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