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1978 American Association

1978 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 542 games, 8 teams, approx. 135 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

April 14, 1978 to August 31, 1978 · 136 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Indianapolis Indians CIN 78 57 .578 --
Evansville Triplets DET 78 58 .574 0.5
Springfield Redbirds STL 70 66 .515 8.5
Iowa Oaks CHW 66 70 .485 12.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Omaha Royals KCR 66 69 .489 --
Denver Bears MON 64 71 .474 2
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 62 74 .456 4.5
Wichita Aeros CHC 58 77 .430 8

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
Denver Bears MON 25.7 6.05 135 5218 4460 817 1256 217 61 139 758 114 49 646 715 .282 .373 .451 .825 2012 34 33 45 33
Indianapolis Indians CIN 25.1 5.44 135 5072 4466 735 1277 202 40 141 689 107 52 459 753 .286 .355 .444 .799 1982 45 55 47 43
Springfield Redbirds STL 24.7 5.32 136 5200 4563 723 1283 203 40 124 657 135 55 523 571 .281 .356 .425 .780 1938 29 42 43 37
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 25.0 5.30 136 5239 4631 721 1302 215 41 118 659 144 62 502 680 .281 .351 .422 .773 1953 25 31 50 27
Evansville Triplets DET 25.4 4.96 136 5114 4411 675 1155 223 36 97 617 99 56 571 668 .262 .350 .395 .744 1741 44 51 37 35
Iowa Oaks CHW 25.4 4.63 136 5089 4437 630 1160 205 19 118 572 123 56 529 721 .261 .341 .396 .737 1757 28 53 42 42
Wichita Aeros CHC 23.8 4.56 135 4949 4327 615 1137 188 41 129 560 135 71 523 830 .263 .344 .415 .758 1794 29 37 33 25
Omaha Royals KCR 25.4 4.45 135 4920 4305 601 1096 160 35 101 533 96 44 509 749 .255 .336 .378 .714 1629 37 30 39 20
League Totals 25.1 5.09 1084 40801 35600 5517 9666 1613 313 967 5045 953 445 4262 5687 .272 .351 .416 .767 14806 271 332 336 262

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
Evansville Triplets DET 22.9 4.20 78 58 .574 3.67 136 136 103 33 9 27 1168.0 1160 571 476 94 468 45 772 33 13 43 1.394 8.9 0.7 3.6 5.9 1.65
Iowa Oaks CHW 25.6 4.63 66 70 .485 4.20 136 136 100 36 9 22 1161.0 1175 629 542 90 482 22 722 32 11 58 1.427 9.1 0.7 3.7 5.6 1.50
Omaha Royals KCR 26.0 4.83 66 69 .489 4.61 135 135 96 39 6 19 1137.0 1187 652 582 122 475 18 608 40 6 66 1.462 9.4 1.0 3.8 4.8 1.28
Indianapolis Indians CIN 23.5 4.90 78 57 .578 4.40 135 135 104 31 9 29 1140.0 1083 661 557 107 626 34 738 26 12 63 1.499 8.6 0.8 4.9 5.8 1.18
Springfield Redbirds STL 25.1 5.13 70 66 .515 4.67 136 136 115 21 6 23 1165.0 1189 698 604 150 565 48 834 36 10 49 1.506 9.2 1.2 4.4 6.4 1.48
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 26.0 5.46 62 74 .456 4.63 136 136 101 35 4 18 1172.0 1276 743 603 123 552 27 680 38 10 32 1.560 9.8 0.9 4.2 5.2 1.23
Wichita Aeros CHC 23.6 5.59 58 77 .430 5.28 135 135 100 35 4 15 1126.0 1215 755 661 154 579 28 697 33 11 75 1.593 9.7 1.2 4.6 5.6 1.20
Denver Bears MON 24.5 5.99 64 71 .474 5.58 135 135 104 31 6 29 1126.0 1381 808 698 127 515 40 636 33 13 48 1.684 11.0 1.0 4.1 5.1 1.24
League Totals 24.6 5.09 542 542 .500 4.62 1084 1084 823 261 53 182 9195.0 9666 5517 4723 967 4262 262 5687 271 86 434 1.515 9.5 0.9 4.2 5.6 1.33

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Omaha Royals KCR 135 3410 1470 146 138 .971 7 John Sullivan
Iowa Oaks CHW 136 3483 1525 154 124 .970 15 Joe Sparks
Evansville Triplets DET 136 3504 1457 157 118 .969 18 Les Moss
Wichita Aeros CHC 135 3378 1409 151 123 .969 15 Harry Dunlop
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 136 3515 1458 169 123 .967 13 Mike Ryan
Indianapolis Indians CIN 135 3420 1453 170 123 .966 19 Roy Majtyka
Denver Bears MON 135 3378 1455 188 149 .963 4 Doc Edwards
Springfield Redbirds STL 136 3496 1334 185 103 .963 15 Jimy Williams
League Totals 1084 27584 11561 1320 1001 .967 106