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1978 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1979 1978 1977

1978 National League Standings and Stats

1978 Major League Attendance

EAST
TeamWLPctRRA
New York Yankees10063.613735582 
Boston Red Sox9964.607796657 
Milwaukee Brewers9369.574804650 
Baltimore Orioles9071.559659633 
Detroit Tigers8676.531714653 
Cleveland Indians6990.434639694 
Toronto Blue Jays59102.366590775 
WEST
TeamWLPctRRA
Kansas City Royals9270.568743634 
California Angels8775.537691666 
Texas Rangers8775.537692632 
Minnesota Twins7389.451666678 
Chicago White Sox7190.441634731 
Oakland Athletics6993.426532690 
Seattle Mariners56104.350614834 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
ALCSNew York Yankees (3)Kansas City Royals (1)
WSNew York Yankees (4)Los Angeles Dodgers (2)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Milwaukee Brewers553680415302653817380552009553.276.339.432.770
Boston Red Sox558779614932704617283558207451.267.336.424.761
Kansas City Royals547474314693055998644498021684.268.329.399.729
New York Yankees558373514892283812569550509842.267.328.388.716
Detroit Tigers560171415202183412969556309038.271.338.392.729
Texas Rangers5347692135321636132779624019691.253.331.381.712
California Angels547269114172262810868253908669.259.325.370.695
Minnesota Twins55226661472259478268460409956.267.339.375.714
Baltimore Orioles542265913972481915486455207561.258.326.396.722
Cleveland Indians536563914002234510669848806463.261.323.379.701
Chicago White Sox539363414232214110662540908368.264.316.379.695
Seattle Mariners535861413272293797702522012347.248.314.359.673
Toronto Blue Jays54305901358217399864544802852.250.307.359.666
Oakland Athletics53215321304200311008004330144117.245.302.351.653

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
New York Yankees3.18100638173916361321582516111478
Texas Rangers3.3687757765412251431632544108421
Kansas City Royals3.4492706575314331350634550108478
Boston Red Sox3.5499647065715261530657579137464
Baltimore Orioles3.5690717546516331340633565107509
Oakland Athletics3.6269937502611291401690576106582
Detroit Tigers3.6486766846012211441653588135503
Milwaukee Brewers3.6593695776219241442650582109398
California Angels3.6587758924413331382666590125599
Minnesota Twins3.697389703489261468678598102520
Cleveland Indians3.976990739366281397694621100568
Chicago White Sox4.217190710389331380731659128586
Toronto Blue Jays4.5459102758355231529775721149614
Seattle Mariners4.6756104630284201540834736155567

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Rod Carew - MIN.333
2.Al Oliver - TEX.324
3.Jim Rice - BOS.315
4.Lou Piniella - NYA.314
5.Ben Oglivie - ML4.303
6.Leon Roberts - SEA.301
7.Amos Otis - KCA.298
8.Fred Lynn - BOS.298
9.Ron LeFlore - DET.297
10.Thurman Munson - NYA.297
On Base Percent.
1.Rod Carew - MIN.411
2.Ken Singleton - BAL.409
3.Mike Hargrove - TEX.388
4.Willie Randolph - NYA.381
5.Fred Lynn - BOS.380
6.Amos Otis - KCA.380
7.Steve Kemp - DET.379
8.Sixto Lezcano - ML4.377
9.Andre Thornton - CLE.377
10.Larry Hisle - ML4.374
Slugging Percent.
1.Jim Rice - BOS.600
2.Larry Hisle - ML4.533
3.Doug DeCinces - BAL.526
4.Amos Otis - KCA.525
5.Andre Thornton - CLE.516
6.Gorman Thomas - ML4.515
7.Leon Roberts - SEA.515
8.Bobby Bonds - TEX.497
9.Ben Oglivie - ML4.497
10.Fred Lynn - BOS.492
OPS
1.Jim Rice - BOS.970
2.Larry Hisle - ML4.906
3.Amos Otis - KCA.905
4.Andre Thornton - CLE.893
5.Leon Roberts - SEA.879
6.Doug DeCinces - BAL.872
7.Fred Lynn - BOS.872
8.Ken Singleton - BAL.871
9.Ben Oglivie - ML4.867
10.Gorman Thomas - ML4.866
Hits
1.Jim Rice - BOS213
2.Ron LeFlore - DET198
3.Rod Carew - MIN188
4.Thurman Munson - NYA183
5.Rusty Staub - DET175
6.Eddie Murray - BAL174
7.Chris Chambliss - NYA171
8.Al Oliver - TEX170
Hal McRae - KCA170
10.Jason Thompson - DET169
Runs
1.Ron LeFlore - DET126
2.Jim Rice - BOS121
3.Don Baylor - CAL103
4.Andre Thornton - CLE97
5.Larry Hisle - ML496
6.Carlton Fisk - BOS94
7.Hal McRae - KCA90
8.Don Money - ML488
9.Willie Randolph - NYA87
Jerry Remy - BOS87
Home Runs
1.Jim Rice - BOS46
2.Don Baylor - CAL34
Larry Hisle - ML434
4.Andre Thornton - CLE33
5.Gorman Thomas - ML432
6.Bobby Bonds - TEX29
7.Doug DeCinces - BAL28
8.Reggie Jackson - NYA27
Graig Nettles - NYA27
Eddie Murray - BAL27
Runs Batted In
1.Jim Rice - BOS139
2.Rusty Staub - DET121
3.Larry Hisle - ML4115
4.Andre Thornton - CLE105
5.Don Baylor - CAL99
6.Reggie Jackson - NYA97
7.Jason Thompson - DET96
Amos Otis - KCA96
9.Eddie Murray - BAL95
10.Graig Nettles - NYA93
Doubles
1.George Brett - KCA45
2.Carlton Fisk - BOS39
Hal McRae - KCA39
4.Doug DeCinces - BAL37
5.Dan Ford - MIN36
6.Al Oliver - TEX35
7.Lou Piniella - NYA34
8.Fred Lynn - BOS33
9.Rick Burleson - BOS32
Eddie Murray - BAL32
Triples
1.Jim Rice - BOS15
2.Rod Carew - MIN10
Dan Ford - MIN10
4.Ralph Garr - CHA9
Robin Yount - ML49
6.George Brett - KCA8
Al Cowens - KCA8
Buddy Bell - CLE8
Mickey Rivers - NYA8
Dave McKay - TOR8
Games
1.Jim Rice - BOS163
2.Rusty Staub - DET162
Chris Chambliss - NYA162
4.Eddie Murray - BAL161
5.Graig Nettles - NYA159
Steve Kemp - DET159
7.Don Baylor - CAL158
Roy Smalley - MIN158
9.Bump Wills - TEX157
Carlton Fisk - BOS157
At-Bats
1.Jim Rice - BOS677
2.Ron LeFlore - DET666
3.Rusty Staub - DET642
4.Rick Burleson - BOS626
5.Chris Chambliss - NYA625
6.Hal McRae - KCA623
7.Bob Bailor - TOR621
8.Thurman Munson - NYA617
9.Eddie Murray - BAL610
10.Dan Ford - MIN592
Walks
1.Mike Hargrove - TEX107
2.Ken Singleton - BAL98
3.Steve Kemp - DET97
4.Andre Thornton - CLE93
5.Roy Smalley - MIN85
6.Toby Harrah - TEX83
7.Willie Randolph - NYA82
8.Rod Carew - MIN78
9.Rusty Staub - DET76
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS76
Strike Outs
1.Reggie Jackson - NYA133
Gorman Thomas - ML4133
3.Jim Rice - BOS126
4.Butch Hobson - BOS122
5.Dwight Evans - BOS119
6.Bobby Bonds - TEX110
Lee May - BAL110
8.Ron LeFlore - DET104
9.Gary Alexander - CLE100
10.Eddie Murray - BAL97
Sac Hits
1.Bert Campaneris - TEX25
2.Roy Smalley - MIN23
3.Luis Gomez - TOR19
Bobby Grich - CAL19
5.Mario Guerrero - OAK17
6.Duane Kuiper - CLE16
7.Jim Essian - OAK15
Tom Veryzer - CLE15
Rob Wilfong - MIN15
10.Jerry Remy - BOS14
Mike Edwards - OAK14
Don Money - ML414
Sac Flies
1.Don Baylor - CAL12
2.Al Cowens - KCA11
Hal McRae - KCA11
Rusty Staub - DET11
5.Thurman Munson - NYA10
Amos Otis - KCA10
7.Al Oliver - TEX9
Graig Nettles - NYA9
9.Eddie Murray - BAL8
Butch Hobson - BOS8
Andre Thornton - CLE8
Lou Whitaker - DET8
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS8
Stolen Bases
1.Ron LeFlore - DET68
2.Julio Cruz - SEA59
3.Bump Wills - TEX52
4.Miguel Dilone - OAK50
5.Willie Wilson - KCA46
6.Freddie Patek - KCA38
7.Bobby Bonds - TEX37
8.Willie Randolph - NYA36
9.Amos Otis - KCA32
10.Toby Harrah - TEX31
Intent. Walks
1.Rod Carew - MIN19
2.Darrell Porter - KCA14
3.Fred Lynn - BOS11
4.Ben Oglivie - ML410
5.Don Baylor - CAL9
6.Lyman Bostock - CAL8
Mike Hargrove - TEX8
Lou Piniella - NYA8
Carl Yastrzemski - BOS8
10.Richie Zisk - TEX7
Roy White - NYA7
Amos Otis - KCA7
Jim Rice - BOS7
Ron LeFlore - DET7
Eddie Murray - BAL7
Hit by Pitch
1.Don Baylor - CAL18
2.Reggie Jackson - NYA9
Ron Jackson - CAL9
4.Chet Lemon - CHA8
Leon Roberts - SEA8
6.Don Money - ML47
Carlton Fisk - BOS7
Bobby Grich - CAL7
Mike Hargrove - TEX7
Dave Chalk - CAL7
GIDP
1.Lyman Bostock - CAL26
2.Buddy Bell - CLE24
Rusty Staub - DET24
4.Thurman Munson - NYA20
Graig Nettles - NYA20
6.George Scott - BOS19
7.Jim Sundberg - TEX18
Rod Carew - MIN18
Lee May - BAL18
10.Dave McKay - TOR17
Lamar Johnson - CHA17
Andre Thornton - CLE17
Caught Stealing
1.Miguel Dilone - OAK23
2.Mike Edwards - OAK21
3.Bobby Bonds - TEX20
4.Mitchell Page - OAK19
5.Ron LeFlore - DET16
6.Bump Wills - TEX14
7.Jerry Remy - BOS13
Rick Miller - CAL13
9.Paul Molitor - ML412
Rick Manning - CLE12
Lyman Bostock - CAL12
Juan Beniquez - TEX12
Willie Wilson - KCA12

Pitchers
ERA
1.Ron Guidry - NYA1.74
2.Jon Matlack - TEX2.27
3.Mike Caldwell - ML42.36
4.Jim Palmer - BAL2.46
5.Dave Goltz - MIN2.49
6.Larry Gura - KCA2.72
7.Dennis Eckersley - BOS2.99
Ed Figueroa - NYA2.99
9.Geoff Zahn - MIN3.03
10.Fergie Jenkins - TEX3.04
Wins
1.Ron Guidry - NYA25
2.Mike Caldwell - ML422
3.Dennis Leonard - KCA21
Jim Palmer - BAL21
5.Dennis Eckersley - BOS20
Ed Figueroa - NYA20
7.Mike Flanagan - BAL19
Paul Splittorff - KCA19
9.Lary Sorensen - ML418
Frank Tanana - CAL18
Fergie Jenkins - TEX18
Games
1.Bob Lacey - OAK74
2.Dave Heaverlo - OAK69
3.Elias Sosa - OAK68
4.Rich Gossage - NYA63
5.Dave LaRoche - CAL59
Sparky Lyle - NYA59
Jim Willoughby - CHA59
8.Al Hrabosky - KCA58
Jim Kern - CLE58
10.Don Stanhouse - BAL56
Enrique Romo - SEA56
Strike Outs
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL260
2.Ron Guidry - NYA248
3.Dennis Leonard - KCA183
4.Mike Flanagan - BAL167
5.Dennis Eckersley - BOS162
6.Jon Matlack - TEX157
Fergie Jenkins - TEX157
8.Ken Kravec - CHA154
9.Dennis Martinez - BAL142
10.Tom Underwood - TOR139
Innings
1.Jim Palmer - BAL296.00
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA294.67
3.Mike Caldwell - ML4293.33
4.Mike Flanagan - BAL281.33
5.Lary Sorensen - ML4280.67
6.Dennis Martinez - BAL276.33
7.Ron Guidry - NYA273.67
8.Jon Matlack - TEX270.00
9.Dennis Eckersley - BOS268.33
10.Roger Erickson - MIN265.67
Games Started
1.Mike Flanagan - BAL40
Dennis Leonard - KCA40
3.Dennis Martinez - BAL38
Jim Palmer - BAL38
Paul Splittorff - KCA38
6.Roger Erickson - MIN37
7.Lary Sorensen - ML436
Mike Torrez - BOS36
9.Geoff Zahn - MIN35
Dennis Eckersley - BOS35
Ed Figueroa - NYA35
Ron Guidry - NYA35
Games Finished
1.Rich Gossage - NYA55
2.Mike Marshall - MIN51
3.Don Stanhouse - BAL47
Al Hrabosky - KCA47
Jim Willoughby - CHA47
6.John Hiller - DET46
Dave LaRoche - CAL46
8.Elias Sosa - OAK44
9.Jim Kern - CLE43
10.Enrique Romo - SEA42
Complete Games
1.Mike Caldwell - ML423
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA20
3.Jim Palmer - BAL19
4.Jon Matlack - TEX18
5.Mike Flanagan - BAL17
Lary Sorensen - ML417
7.Milt Wilcox - DET16
Ron Guidry - NYA16
Dennis Eckersley - BOS16
Fergie Jenkins - TEX16
Saves
1.Rich Gossage - NYA27
2.Dave LaRoche - CAL25
3.Don Stanhouse - BAL24
4.Mike Marshall - MIN21
5.Al Hrabosky - KCA20
6.Lerrin LaGrow - CHA16
7.John Hiller - DET15
8.Elias Sosa - OAK14
9.Jim Willoughby - CHA13
Jim Kern - CLE13
Shutouts
1.Ron Guidry - NYA9
2.Mike Caldwell - ML46
Jim Palmer - BAL6
4.Luis Tiant - BOS5
5.Frank Tanana - CAL4
Scott McGregor - BAL4
Fergie Jenkins - TEX4
Dennis Leonard - KCA4
Jack Billingham - DET4
10.Dennis Eckersley - BOS3
Rich Gale - KCA3
Nolan Ryan - CAL3
Lary Sorensen - ML43
Bill Travers - ML43
Jim Wright - BOS3
HR Allowed
1.Dennis Eckersley - BOS30
2.Jesse Jefferson - TOR28
3.Dennis Leonard - KCA27
Jim Slaton - DET27
5.Frank Tanana - CAL26
Luis Tiant - BOS26
7.Chris Knapp - CAL25
8.Tom Underwood - TOR23
Wilbur Wood - CHA23
10.Rick Wise - CLE22
Milt Wilcox - DET22
Paul Splittorff - KCA22
Ken Kravec - CHA22
Ed Figueroa - NYA22
Mike Flanagan - BAL22
Glenn Abbott - SEA22
Hits Allowed
1.Dennis Leonard - KCA283
2.Lary Sorensen - ML4277
3.Mike Torrez - BOS272
4.Mike Flanagan - BAL271
5.Roger Erickson - MIN268
6.Geoff Zahn - MIN260
7.Dennis Eckersley - BOS258
Mike Caldwell - ML4258
9.Dennis Martinez - BAL257
10.Jon Matlack - TEX252
Walks
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL148
2.Rich Gale - KCA100
3.Mike Torrez - BOS99
4.Jim Palmer - BAL97
5.Ken Kravec - CHA95
6.Dennis Martinez - BAL93
7.Jim Clancy - TOR91
8.Mike Flanagan - BAL87
Tom Underwood - TOR87
10.Rick Waits - CLE86
Jesse Jefferson - TOR86
Earned Runs
1.Mike Flanagan - BAL126
2.Roger Erickson - MIN117
3.Mike Torrez - BOS110
4.Dennis Leonard - KCA109
5.Dennis Martinez - BAL108
6.Jim Slaton - DET107
7.Steve Stone - CHA103
Jesse Jefferson - TOR103
9.Rick Wise - CLE102
10.Lary Sorensen - ML4100
Losses
1.Rick Wise - CLE19
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA17
3.Ken Kravec - CHA16
Jesse Jefferson - TOR16
5.Matt Keough - OAK15
Mike Flanagan - BAL15
Glenn Abbott - SEA15
Francisco Barrios - CHA15
Rick Waits - CLE15
10.Tom Underwood - TOR14
Geoff Zahn - MIN14
Dave Lemanczyk - TOR14
Paul Mitchell - SEA14
Wild Pitches
1.Nolan Ryan - CAL13
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA12
Matt Keough - OAK12
4.David Clyde - CLE11
5.Jim Clancy - TOR10
Don Hood - CLE10
Jim Slaton - DET10
Rick Waits - CLE10
9.Wilbur Wood - CHA9
Doug Bird - KCA9
Hit Batters
1.Ken Kravec - CHA10
2.Dennis Leonard - KCA9
Frank Tanana - CAL9
4.Mike Paxton - CLE8
Jim Slaton - DET8
Milt Wilcox - DET8
Jim Beattie - NYA8
Jack Billingham - DET8
Roger Erickson - MIN8
10.Dennis Eckersley - BOS7
Mike Caldwell - ML47
Francisco Barrios - CHA7
Ron Schueler - CHA7
Balor Moore - TOR7
Jim Wright - BOS7
Balks
1.Frank Tanana - CAL8
2.Darrell Jackson - MIN4
3.Matt Keough - OAK3
Scott McGregor - BAL3
Roger Erickson - MIN3
Elias Sosa - OAK3
Mike Paxton - CLE3
Gary Serum - MIN3
9.Nolan Ryan - CAL2
Lary Sorensen - ML42
Jerry Augustine - ML42
Luis Tiant - BOS2
Mike Torrez - BOS2
Doug Bird - KCA2
Ken Brett - CAL2
Sid Monge - CLE2
Balor Moore - TOR2
Batters Faced
1.Dennis Leonard - KCA1218
2.Jim Palmer - BAL1197
3.Mike Caldwell - ML41176
4.Mike Flanagan - BAL1160
5.Lary Sorensen - ML41150
6.Dennis Martinez - BAL1140
7.Dennis Eckersley - BOS1121
8.Roger Erickson - MIN1120
9.Jon Matlack - TEX1097
10.Mike Torrez - BOS1091


Awards
Babe Ruth Award - Bucky Dent
Cy Young - Ron Guidry
Gold Glove - Jim Sundberg
Gold Glove - Chris Chambliss
Gold Glove - Frank White
Gold Glove - Dwight Evans
Gold Glove - Mark Belanger
Gold Glove - Fred Lynn
Gold Glove - Rick Miller
Gold Glove - Graig Nettles
Gold Glove - Jim Palmer
MVP - Jim Rice
Rolaids Relief Man - Rich Gossage
Rookie of the Year - Lou Whitaker
TSN Pitcher of the Year - Ron Guidry
TSN Comeback POY - Mike Caldwell

AL All Stars
George Brett
Rick Burleson
Rod Carew
Dwight Evans
Carlton Fisk
Mike Flanagan
Rich Gossage
Ron Guidry
Larry Hisle
Roy Howell
Reggie Jackson
Matt Keough
Jim Kern
Chet Lemon
Fred Lynn
Don Money
Thurman Munson
Eddie Murray
Graig Nettles
Jim Palmer
Freddie Patek
Darrell Porter
Jerry Remy
Craig Reynolds
Jim Rice
Lary Sorensen
Jim Sundberg
Frank Tanana
Jason Thompson
Frank White
Carl Yastrzemski
Richie Zisk

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