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1978 Eastern League

1978 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 413 games, 6 teams, approx. 137 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 September 1, 1978 · 140 games
Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
West Haven Yankees NYY 82 57 .590 --
Reading Phillies PHI 79 57 .581 1.5
Bristol Red Sox BOS 72 66 .522 9.5
Waterbury Giants SFG 65 74 .468 17
Holyoke Millers MIL 61 76 .445 20
Jersey City A's OAK 54 83 .394 27

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
West Haven Yankees NYY 23.2 5.12 139 5137 4499 712 1256 198 35 105 624 121 56 497 688 .279 .354 .409 .763 1839 42 69 30 28
Reading Phillies PHI 22.2 4.73 136 4845 4234 643 1099 213 52 103 578 76 53 481 735 .260 .337 .407 .744 1725 34 49 47 24
Holyoke Millers MIL 23.6 4.46 137 5020 4366 611 1163 186 49 62 537 125 63 513 628 .266 .343 .374 .717 1633 27 52 62 32
Jersey City A's OAK 22.2 4.21 137 4969 4289 577 1092 161 45 50 507 182 72 525 797 .255 .339 .348 .687 1493 40 84 31 34
Bristol Red Sox BOS 22.8 4.13 138 4845 4256 570 1108 174 32 74 501 64 47 462 685 .260 .336 .368 .704 1568 38 59 30 28
Waterbury Giants SFG 23.1 4.05 139 5024 4361 563 1093 181 45 64 497 38 24 499 648 .251 .331 .357 .687 1556 45 73 46 42
League Totals 22.8 4.45 826 29840 26005 3676 6811 1113 258 458 3244 606 315 2977 4181 .262 .340 .377 .717 9814 226 386 246 188

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
Bristol Red Sox BOS 22.9 3.71 72 66 .522 3.39 138 138 78 60 16 14 1130.0 1050 512 426 62 464 32 772 43 4 57 1.340 8.4 0.5 3.7 6.1 1.66
Waterbury Giants SFG 23.5 4.37 65 74 .468 4.00 139 139 71 68 15 10 1132.0 1163 607 503 74 513 30 706 38 5 56 1.481 9.2 0.6 4.1 5.6 1.38
Jersey City A's OAK 22.9 4.40 54 83 .394 3.70 137 137 83 54 13 10 1120.0 1115 603 460 69 456 37 631 33 6 53 1.403 9.0 0.6 3.7 5.1 1.38
Reading Phillies PHI 23.0 4.46 79 57 .581 4.09 136 136 92 44 7 19 1110.0 1125 607 504 83 482 42 604 48 7 50 1.448 9.1 0.7 3.9 4.9 1.25
West Haven Yankees NYY 23.6 4.47 82 57 .590 4.01 139 139 78 61 6 11 1157.0 1157 622 515 95 509 28 717 18 7 74 1.440 9.0 0.7 4.0 5.6 1.41
Holyoke Millers MIL 23.0 5.29 61 76 .445 4.77 137 137 96 41 11 21 1133.0 1201 725 600 75 553 19 751 46 9 72 1.548 9.5 0.6 4.4 6.0 1.36
League Totals 23.2 4.45 413 413 .500 3.99 826 826 498 328 68 85 6782.0 6811 3676 3008 458 2977 188 4181 226 38 362 1.443 9.0 0.6 4.0 5.5 1.40

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Waterbury Giants SFG 139 3395 1472 162 118 .968 19 Andy Gilbert
Bristol Red Sox BOS 138 3389 1440 183 93 .963 13 Tony Torchia
Reading Phillies PHI 136 3330 1402 186 123 .962 21 Lee Elia
West Haven Yankees NYY 139 3470 1483 193 117 .962 12 Stump Merrill
Holyoke Millers MIL 137 3399 1301 191 104 .961 23 George Farson
Jersey City A's OAK 137 3359 1444 201 116 .960 46 John Kennedy
League Totals 826 20342 8542 1116 671 .963 134