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1978 National League

1978 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 971 games, 12 teams, approx. 161 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1977 / 1979

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1977 / 1979

League Standings

Regular Season

162 games

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 .556 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 73 .547 1.5
Chicago Cubs 79 83 .488 11
Montreal Expos 76 86 .469 14
St. Louis Cardinals 69 93 .426 21
New York Mets 66 96 .407 24

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 .586 --
Cincinnati Reds 92 69 .571 2.5
San Francisco Giants 89 73 .549 6
San Diego Padres 84 78 .519 11
Houston Astros 74 88 .457 21
Atlanta Braves 69 93 .426 26

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 30.5 4.49 162 6225 5437 727 1435 251 27 149 686 137 52 610 818 .264 .338 .402 .740 2187 101 20 111 47 76
Cincinnati Reds CIN 29.8 4.41 161 6192 5392 710 1378 270 32 136 669 137 58 636 899 .256 .334 .393 .727 2120 112 26 84 54 72
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 29.9 4.37 162 6152 5448 708 1404 248 32 133 661 152 58 552 866 .258 .328 .388 .716 2115 93 42 61 49 88
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 29.1 4.25 161 6038 5406 684 1390 239 54 115 631 213 90 480 874 .257 .320 .385 .705 2082 95 42 64 46 89
Chicago Cubs CHC 27.7 4.10 162 6258 5532 664 1461 224 48 72 612 110 58 562 746 .264 .331 .361 .692 1997 125 21 84 59 61
Montreal Expos MON 27.2 3.91 162 6063 5530 633 1404 269 31 121 589 80 42 396 881 .254 .306 .379 .685 2098 126 35 62 40 62
San Francisco Giants SFG 27.2 3.78 162 6102 5364 613 1331 240 41 117 576 87 54 554 814 .248 .318 .374 .692 2004 104 17 127 40 75
New York Mets NYM 27.1 3.75 162 6132 5433 607 1332 227 47 86 561 100 77 549 829 .245 .314 .352 .666 1911 126 24 71 55 59
Houston Astros HOU 27.1 3.73 162 6034 5458 605 1408 231 45 70 557 178 59 434 743 .258 .313 .355 .668 1939 134 22 76 44 67
Atlanta Braves ATL 25.5 3.70 162 6066 5381 600 1313 191 39 123 558 90 65 550 874 .244 .315 .363 .677 1951 140 27 61 47 53
St. Louis Cardinals STL 26.9 3.70 162 5965 5415 600 1351 263 44 79 568 97 42 420 713 .249 .303 .358 .661 1939 131 22 55 53 55
San Diego Padres SDP 25.9 3.65 162 6081 5360 591 1349 208 42 75 542 152 70 536 848 .252 .321 .348 .669 1866 81 32 114 39 87
League Totals 27.8 3.99 1942 73308 65156 7742 16556 2861 482 1276 7210 1533 725 6279 9905 .254 .320 .372 .692 24209 1368 330 970 573 844

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 28.7 3.54 95 67 .586 3.12 162 162 116 46 16 38 1440.1 1362 573 499 107 440 43 800 23 8 35 6008 1.251 8.5 0.7 2.7 5.0 1.82
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 30.3 3.62 90 72 .556 3.33 162 162 124 38 9 29 1436.1 1343 586 532 118 393 49 813 25 22 29 5887 1.209 8.4 0.7 2.5 5.1 2.07
San Francisco Giants SFG 27.8 3.67 89 73 .549 3.30 162 162 120 42 17 29 1455.0 1377 594 534 84 453 76 840 22 9 32 6090 1.258 8.5 0.5 2.8 5.2 1.85
San Diego Padres SDP 28.4 3.69 84 78 .519 3.28 162 162 141 21 10 55 1433.2 1385 598 522 74 483 92 744 12 20 28 6005 1.303 8.7 0.5 3.0 4.7 1.54
Montreal Expos MON 28.9 3.77 76 86 .469 3.42 162 162 120 42 13 32 1446.0 1332 611 550 117 572 51 740 29 13 40 6068 1.317 8.3 0.7 3.6 4.6 1.29
Houston Astros HOU 26.6 3.91 74 88 .457 3.63 162 162 114 48 17 23 1440.1 1328 634 581 86 578 54 930 31 21 47 6140 1.323 8.3 0.5 3.6 5.8 1.61
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 28.3 3.96 88 73 .547 3.41 161 161 131 30 13 44 1444.2 1366 637 548 103 499 61 880 33 12 40 6141 1.291 8.5 0.6 3.1 5.5 1.76
St. Louis Cardinals STL 25.3 4.06 69 93 .426 3.58 162 162 130 32 13 22 1437.2 1300 657 572 94 600 66 859 31 17 61 6057 1.322 8.1 0.6 3.8 5.4 1.43
New York Mets NYM 27.5 4.26 66 96 .407 3.87 162 162 141 21 7 26 1455.1 1447 690 626 114 531 94 775 28 15 33 6165 1.359 8.9 0.7 3.3 4.8 1.46
Cincinnati Reds CIN 28.3 4.27 92 69 .571 3.81 161 161 145 16 10 46 1448.1 1437 688 613 122 567 83 908 21 17 36 6232 1.384 8.9 0.8 3.5 5.6 1.60
Chicago Cubs CHC 27.5 4.47 79 83 .488 4.05 162 162 138 24 7 38 1455.1 1475 724 655 125 539 93 768 33 12 53 6264 1.384 9.1 0.8 3.3 4.7 1.42
Atlanta Braves ATL 28.2 4.63 69 93 .426 4.08 162 162 133 29 12 32 1440.1 1404 750 653 132 624 82 848 42 18 67 6261 1.408 8.8 0.8 3.9 5.3 1.36
League Totals 28.0 3.99 971 971 .500 3.57 1942 1942 1553 389 144 414 17333.1 16556 7742 6885 1276 6279 844 9905 330 184 501 73318 1.317 8.6 0.7 3.3 5.1 1.58

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 162 4309 1825 104 156 .983 6 91 56 38% Danny Ozark
New York Mets NYM 162 4366 1792 132 160 .979 16 111 69 38% Joe Torre
Montreal Expos MON 162 4338 1786 134 150 .979 3 108 61 36% Dick Williams
Chicago Cubs CHC 162 4366 2059 144 154 .978 9 118 62 34% Herman Franks
Cincinnati Reds CIN 161 4345 1676 134 120 .978 17 106 60 36% Sparky Anderson
Houston Astros HOU 162 4321 1617 133 109 .978 22 167 59 26% Bill Virdon
St. Louis Cardinals STL 162 4313 1846 136 155 .978 11 162 78 33% Jack Krol, Ken Boyer and Vern Rapp
Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 162 4321 1824 140 138 .978 10 105 56 35% Tom Lasorda
San Francisco Giants SFG 162 4365 1705 146 118 .977 6 159 54 25% Joe Altobelli
San Diego Padres SDP 162 4301 1915 160 171 .975 16 102 65 39% Roger Craig
Atlanta Braves ATL 162 4321 1739 153 126 .975 32 166 57 26% Bobby Cox
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 161 4334 1691 167 133 .973 13 138 47 25% Chuck Tanner
League Totals 1942 52000 21475 1683 1690 .978 161 1533 724 32%