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1978 MLB Season

1978 MLB Season

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year award name awardcode player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years Transaction Description
1978 American League Comeback Player of the Year AL-Comeback Mike Caldwell p 6-0 185 R L 1949-01-22 Tarboro,NC MLB 1971-1984 1971-1984 --
1978 American League Cy Young Award AL-Cy Ron Guidry p 5-11 160 L L 1950-08-28 Lafayette,LA MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989 --
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Jim Palmer p 6-3 196 R R 1945-10-15 New York,NY MLB 1965-1984 1965-1984 P
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Jim Sundberg c 6-0 195 R R 1951-05-18 Galesburg,IL MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 C
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Chris Chambliss 1b 6-1 212 L R 1948-12-26 Dayton,OH MLB 1971-1988 1971-1988 1B
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Frank White 2b 5-11 175 R R 1950-09-04 Greenville,MS MLB 1973-1990 1973-1990 2B
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Graig Nettles 3b 6-0 185 L R 1944-08-20 San Diego,CA MLB 1967-1988 1967-1988 3B
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Mark Belanger ss 6-1 170 R R 1944-06-08 Pittsfield,MA MLB 1965-1982 1965-1982 SS
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Dwight Evans rf-of 6-2 205 R R 1951-11-03 Santa Monica,CA MLB 1972-1991 1972-1991 OF
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Fred Lynn of 6-1 190 L L 1952-02-03 Chicago,IL MLB 1974-1990 1971-1990 OF
1978 American League Gold Glove AL-GG Rick Miller of 6-0 185 L L 1948-04-19 Grand Rapids,MI MLB 1971-1985 1971-1985 OF
1978 American League Most Valuable Player AL-MVP Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 --
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Frank Tanana p 6-3 195 L L 1953-07-03 Detroit,MI MLB 1973-1993 1973-1993 April
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 May
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Ron Guidry p 5-11 160 L L 1950-08-28 Lafayette,LA MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989 June
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Doug DeCinces 3b 6-2 194 R R 1950-08-29 Burbank,CA MLB 1973-1987 1973-1987 July
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 August
1978 American League Player of the Month AL-POTM Ron Guidry p 5-11 160 L L 1950-08-28 Lafayette,LA MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989 September
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Larry Hisle of 6-2 195 R R 1947-05-05 Portsmouth,OH MLB 1968-1982 1968-1982 April 3-April 9
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Bob Stinson c 5-11 185 B R 1945-10-11 Elkin,NC MLB 1969-1980 1969-1980 April 10-April 16
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Butch Hobson 3b 6-1 193 R R 1951-08-17 Tuscaloosa,AL MLB 1975-1982 1975-2016 April 17-April 23
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Fergie Jenkins p 6-5 210 R R 1943-12-13 Chatham,ON MLB 1965-1983 1965-1983 April 24-April 30
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 May 1-May 7
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Fred Lynn of 6-1 190 L L 1952-02-03 Chicago,IL MLB 1974-1990 1971-1990 May 8-May 14
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jim Sundberg c 6-0 195 R R 1951-05-18 Galesburg,IL MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 May 15-May 21
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jim Palmer p 6-3 196 R R 1945-10-15 New York,NY MLB 1965-1984 1965-1984 May 22-May 28
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Andre Thornton 1b 6-2 205 R R 1949-08-13 Tuskegee,AL MLB 1973-1987 1973-1987 May 29-June 4
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Lary Sorensen p 6-2 210 R R 1955-10-04 Detroit,MI MLB 1977-1988 1975-1988 June 5-June 11
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Ron Guidry p 5-11 160 L L 1950-08-28 Lafayette,LA MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989 June 12-June 18
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jason Thompson 1b 6-3 210 L L 1954-07-06 Hollywood,CA MLB 1976-1986 1975-1986 June 19-June 25
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Gary Alexander c 6-2 200 R R 1953-03-27 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1975-1981 1975-1981 June 26-July 2
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Larry Hisle of 6-2 195 R R 1947-05-05 Portsmouth,OH MLB 1968-1982 1968-1982 July 3-July 9
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Don Money 3b 6-1 190 R R 1947-06-07 Washington,DC MLB 1968-1983 1968-1983 July 10-July 16
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Clint Hurdle of 6-3 195 L R 1957-07-30 Big Rapids,MI MLB 1977-1987 1977-1987 July 17-July 23
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Catfish Hunter p 6-0 195 R R 1946-04-08 Hertford,NC MLB 1965-1979 1965-1979 July 31-August 6
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 August 7-August 13
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Mike Caldwell p 6-0 185 R L 1949-01-22 Tarboro,NC MLB 1971-1984 1971-1984 August 14-August 20
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Graig Nettles 3b 6-0 185 L R 1944-08-20 San Diego,CA MLB 1967-1988 1967-1988 August 21-August 27
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Jim Rice lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 August 28-September 3
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Ron Guidry p 5-11 160 L L 1950-08-28 Lafayette,LA MLB 1975-1988 1975-1989 September 4-September 10
1978 American League Player of the Week AL-POTW Amos Otis of 5-11 166 R R 1947-04-26 Mobile,AL MLB 1967-1984 1967-1984 September 11-September 17
1978 American League Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year AL-Relief Rich Gossage p 6-3 217 R R 1951-07-05 Colorado Springs,CO MLB 1972-1994 1972-1994 --
1978 American League Rookie of the Year AL-ROY Lou Whitaker 2b 5-11 160 L R 1957-05-12 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1977-1995 1977-1995 --
1978 National League Comeback Player of the Year NL-Comeback Willie Stargell of-1b 6-2 225 L L 1940-03-06 Earlsboro,OK MLB 1962-1982 1962-1982 --
1978 National League Cy Young Award NL-Cy Gaylord Perry p 6-4 215 R R 1938-09-15 Williamston,NC MLB 1962-1983 1962-1983 --
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Phil Niekro p 6-1 180 R R 1939-04-01 Blaine,OH MLB 1964-1987 1964-1987 P
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Bob Boone c 6-2 207 R R 1947-11-19 San Diego,CA MLB 1972-1990 1967-1990 C
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Keith Hernandez 1b 6-0 195 L L 1953-10-20 San Francisco,CA MLB 1974-1990 1974-1990 1B
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Dave Lopes 2b 5-9 170 R R 1945-05-03 East Providence,RI MLB 1972-1987 1972-1987 2B
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Mike Schmidt 3b 6-2 203 R R 1949-09-27 Dayton,OH MLB 1972-1989 1972-1989 3B
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Larry Bowa ss 5-10 155 B R 1945-12-06 Sacramento,CA MLB 1970-1985 1970-1985 SS
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Garry Maddox of 6-3 184 R R 1949-09-01 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1972-1986 1972-1986 OF
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 OF
1978 National League Gold Glove NL-GG Ellis Valentine of 6-4 207 R R 1954-07-30 Helena,AR MLB 1975-1985 1975-1985 OF
1978 National League Most Valuable Player NL-MVP Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 --
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM Ross Grimsley p 6-3 200 L L 1950-01-07 Topeka,KS MLB 1971-1982 1971-1986 April
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM Bob Knepper p 6-2 210 L L 1954-05-25 Akron,OH MLB 1976-1990 1976-1990 May
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM Vida Blue p 6-0 189 B L 1949-07-28 Mansfield,LA MLB 1969-1986 1969-1986 June
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM J.R. Richard p 6-8 222 R R 1950-03-07 Vienna,LA MLB 1971-1980 1971-1983 July
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM Kent Tekulve p 6-4 180 R R 1947-03-05 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 August
1978 National League Pitcher of the Month NL-ZOTM Gaylord Perry p 6-4 215 R R 1938-09-15 Williamston,NC MLB 1962-1983 1962-1983 September
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Rick Monday of 6-3 200 L L 1945-11-20 Batesville,AR MLB 1966-1984 1966-1984 April
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Jack Clark of-1b 6-2 205 R R 1955-11-10 New Brighton,PA MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992 May
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Dave Winfield rf 6-6 220 R R 1951-10-03 St. Paul,MN MLB 1973-1995 1971-1995 June
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Pete Rose of-1b 5-11 203 B R 1941-04-14 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1963-1986 1963-1986 July
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 August
1978 National League Player of the Month NL-POTM Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 September
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Larry Christenson p 6-4 215 R R 1953-11-10 Everett,WA MLB 1973-1983 1973-1983 April 3-April 9
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Bob Forsch p 6-4 200 R R 1950-01-13 Sacramento,CA MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989 April 10-April 16
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Rick Monday of 6-3 200 L L 1945-11-20 Batesville,AR MLB 1966-1984 1966-1984 April 17-April 23
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Don Robinson p 6-4 231 R R 1957-06-08 Ashland,KY MLB 1978-1992 1977-1992 April 24-April 30
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Pete Rose of-1b 5-11 203 B R 1941-04-14 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1963-1986 1963-1986 May 1-May 7
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Jack Clark of-1b 6-2 205 R R 1955-11-10 New Brighton,PA MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992 May 8-May 14
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW J.R. Richard p 6-8 222 R R 1950-03-07 Vienna,LA MLB 1971-1980 1971-1983 May 15-May 21
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Garry Maddox of 6-3 184 R R 1949-09-01 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1972-1986 1972-1986 May 22-May 28
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Tom Seaver p 6-1 206 R R 1944-11-17 Fresno,CA MLB 1967-1986 1967-1986 June 12-June 18
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW John Milner 1b-of 6-0 185 L L 1949-12-28 Atlanta,GA MLB 1971-1982 1971-1982 June 19-June 25
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Jack Clark of-1b 6-2 205 R R 1955-11-10 New Brighton,PA MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992 June 26-July 2
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Bruce Sutter p 6-2 190 R R 1953-01-08 Lancaster,PA MLB 1976-1988 1976-1988 July 3-July 9
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Pete Rose of-1b 5-11 203 B R 1941-04-14 Cincinnati,OH MLB 1963-1986 1963-1986 July 24-July 30
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 August 7-August 13
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Steve Garvey 1b 5-10 189 R R 1948-12-22 Tampa,FL MLB 1969-1987 1969-1987 August 14-August 20
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW George Hendrick of 6-3 195 R R 1949-10-18 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1971-1988 1971-1988 August 21-August 27
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Jose Cruz of 6-0 175 L L 1947-08-08 Arroyo,PR MLB 1970-1988 1970-1988 September 4-September 10
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Dave Parker of 6-5 225 L R 1951-06-09 Calhoun,MS MLB 1973-1991 1973-1991 September 11-September 17
1978 National League Player of the Week NL-POTW Phil Garner 2b-3b 5-10 177 R R 1949-04-30 Jefferson City,TN MLB 1973-1988 1973-1988 September 11-September 17
1978 National League Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year NL-Relief Rollie Fingers p 6-4 195 R R 1946-08-25 Steubenville,OH MLB 1968-1985 1968-1985 --
1978 National League Rookie of the Year NL-ROY Bob Horner 3b-1b 6-1 190 R R 1957-08-06 Junction City,KS MLB 1978-1988 1977-1988 --
1978 NLCS Most Valuable Player NLCS-MVP Steve Garvey 1b 5-10 189 R R 1948-12-22 Tampa,FL MLB 1969-1987 1969-1987 --
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