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1978 CLEVELAND INDIANS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Cleveland,OH
Team Record:  69-90   .434
Result:   6th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Jeff Torborg
General Manager:   Phil Seghi
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Attendance:  800,584
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Horton (35)
Youngest Player:  Alfredo Griffin (20)
Longest Tenure:  Buddy Bell (7)
Top Hitter:  Andre Thornton (6)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Waits (22)
Top Draft Pick:  Phil Lansford (#10)

Roster Continuity:  57.32%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
28Rick Manningof89231972-1-2MLB1485666514927335012123862118310.263.309.3370191616450623.7.290
25Buddy Bell3b76261969-16-373MLB14255671157278662133943019224.282.328.3920218606437764.7.297
18Duane Kuiper2b71281972-1-21MLB149547521551860434919354116311.283.311.3380185589431613.8.301
29Andre Thornton1b628UDFA: 1967MLB1455089713322433105479372642817.262.377.51610002626174091077.1.243
21Tom Veryzerss74251971-1-11MLB13042148114184132121336501547.271.298.3400143458335473.8.291
1Johnny Grubbof94291971-1-23MLB11337854100166146151596025825.265.365.4500170449294716.5.281
35Gary Alexanderc46251972-2-36MLB9032439761431762023510013042.235.308.4540147364256454.8.280
27Jim Norrisof-291971-5-108MLB1133154189145227127422004536.283.364.3780119365247515.6.294
00Paul Dadeof-3b-261970-1-10MLB933073778121320129344521513.254.331.3290101349247363.9.288
22Ted Cox3b-of-231973-1-17MLB8222714537011901163011814.233.286.278063253188182.5.264
14Larvell Blanksss-2b-281969-3-60MLB70193194910022000101600547.254.285.337065212160203.3.263
7,13Ron Pruittof-c-261972-2-28MLB7118717446161721162003203.235.296.374070205149234.1.236
7Bernie Carboof-301965-1-16MLB6017421508041610203111116.287.362.402070197132265.3.329
23Willie Hortonof-35UDFA: 1962MLB5016915427052230152514107.249.314.379064186135204.0.266
16Bo Diazc-25UDFA: 1971MLB441271230402110041700202.236.260.315040133101102.7.259
20Horace Speedof-261969-3-66MLB701061324410424143111215.226.320.2830301249471.9.316
31Wayne Cage1b-261971-3-55MLB36981124614131292800102.245.308.44904410879134.4.303
9Ron Hasseyc-251976-18-422MLB25745150029205710121.203.256.284021836362.5.194
23Dan Briggs1b-of-251970-2-34MLB1549480111004900002.163.226.265013534321.2.179
35Mike Vailof-261971-4-85MLB1434282102111901110.235.250.353012372932.6.308
8Alfredo Griffinss-20UDFA: 1974MLB54121000002100000.500.667.7502000362228.9.667
34Jim Kernp-29UDFA: 1968MLB581000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
30Larry Lintz2b-ss-281971-6-122MLB30100000120000000.000.000.0000002--.000
Totals: (23 players)1595365639140022345106596646348869826319240124.261.323.3797022031601142847034.4.281

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
36Rick Waits22261970-5-110MLB13153.20343315210230.120697821686971001.278.050.633.363.790.89.2541.66
40Rick Wise3732UDFA: 1963MLB9194.3433319110211.22261161022259106101.359.610.942.514.510.56.2940.80
48Mike Paxton63241975-23-538MLB12113.8633275241191.01798982136396331.278.430.612.974.520.66.2690.84
44Don Hood-281969-1-17MLB564.4836191040154.216682771377731001.579.660.764.484.251.05.2991.09
32David Clyde-231973-1-1MLB8114.2828255010153.11668073460831111.479.740.233.524.870.72.3211.87
34Jim Kern3829UDFA: 1968MLB10103.0858000431399.177363445895501.366.980.365.268.610.61.2991.04
41Paul Reuschel-311968-3-53MLB243.11186106089.295333152224111.309.540.502.212.410.92.2811.41
43Sid Monge-271970-24-562MLB432.764820022684.271362645154521.447.550.435.425.740.94.2600.57
37Dan Spillner-261970-2-25MLB313.673600023356.154262322148101.338.630.323.367.670.44.3190.63
38Dave Freisleben-261971-5-96MLB147.111210000044.152373543119401.8710.560.816.293.861.63--1.06
51Dennis Kinney-261970-10-218MLB024.421800012538.237211931419101.328.610.703.264.420.74--0.78
17Wayne Garland-271969-1-1MLB237.8966000029.243272661613101.9913.041.824.853.941.23.3520.93
39Al Fitzmorris-32UDFA: 1965MLB016.2870004014.1191010375201.8111.931.884.403.141.40--1.43
46Rick Kreuger-29UDFA: 1978MLB003.866000209.1644137100.965.790.962.896.750.43.2171.00
Totals: (23 players)69903.99159159365123281,40713976946241065687395671.348.930.643.634.730.77.313 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary AlexanderC663053463.9830.00 
Ron PruittC481701534.9840.00 
Bo DiazC441831864.9710.00 
Ron HasseyC241301511.9930.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Andre Thornton1B14513271067106.9950.00 
Wayne Cage1B11738110.9880.00 
Ted Cox1B7402021.0000.00 
Jim Norris1B6432041.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Duane Kuiper2B1493414081691.9790.00 
Larvell Blanks2B172531031.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Buddy Bell3B1391253551530.9700.00 
Ted Cox3B20153633.9440.00 
Larvell Blanks3B326001.0000.00 
Ron Pruitt3B20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tom VeryzerSS1291773752158.9630.00 
Larvell BlanksSS43561071322.9260.00 
Alfredo GriffinSS24715.9170.00 
Ted CoxSS101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rick ManningOF144377721.9950.00 
Johnny GrubbOF1101991464.9730.00 
Paul DadeOF81171672.9620.00 
Jim NorrisOF78153622.9880.00 
Horace SpeedOF6185120.9770.00 
Ted CoxOF3845311.9800.00 
Ron PruittOF1629010.9670.00 
Dan BriggsOF15381011.0000.00 
Mike VailOF9180001.0000.00 
Bernie CarboOF410001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim KernP5899416001.0001.82 
Sid MongeP488441121.8821.60 
Don HoodP3615462612.9701.87 
Dan SpillnerP365604001.0000.64 
Rick WaitsP34230194911.9862.66 
Mike PaxtonP33191172012.9741.74 
Rick WiseP33211152922.9571.88 
David ClydeP2815391810.9641.59 
Dennis KinneyP18384411.8891.88 
Paul ReuschelP1889616031.0002.22 
Dave FreislebenP124444001.0001.63 
Al FitzmorrisP71402001.0001.28 
Wayne GarlandP62915011.0001.85 
Rick KreugerP6911001.0001.98 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bernie CarboDH49.0000.00 
Willie HortonDH48.0000.00 
Gary AlexanderDH25.0000.00 
Wayne CageDH20.0000.00 
Jim NorrisDH15.0000.00 
Ted CoxDH12.0000.00 
Paul DadeDH9.0000.00 
Ron PruittDH5.0000.00 
Horace SpeedDH3.0000.00 
Buddy BellDH1.0000.00 
Larvell BlanksDH1.0000.00 
Mike VailDH1.0000.00 
Rick WaitsDH1.0000.00 


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