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1978 Southern League

1978 > Class AA > League History
Overall: 717 games, 10 teams, approx. 143 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

First Half

April 13, 1978 to June 23, 1978

East Division

West Division

Second Half

East Division

West Division

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
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.7 4.53 144 5180 4545 653 1214 204 47 81 577 126 55 500 722 .267 .341 .386 .727 1755 33 61 41 39
Orlando Twins MIN 23.5 4.15 143 5237 4641 594 1208 173 32 60 520 108 46 472 582 .260 .331 .350 .681 1625 30 66 28 48
Jacksonville Suns KCR 23.8 4.06 142 5130 4377 577 1060 155 26 84 507 85 52 622 648 .242 .337 .347 .684 1519 27 59 45 35
Memphis Chicks MON 22.4 3.58 145 5078 4492 519 1139 169 17 77 466 102 51 471 731 .254 .327 .350 .677 1573 35 47 33 36
Columbus Astros HOU 22.4 3.51 143 4907 4354 502 1042 153 38 87 437 85 48 425 856 .239 .309 .352 .661 1532 29 61 38 24
Montgomery Rebels DET 22.9 3.51 144 5074 4380 505 1033 162 32 57 447 86 42 570 722 .236 .326 .326 .652 1430 32 51 41 24
Savannah Braves ATL 22.5 3.47 144 5237 4542 500 1084 145 30 70 445 98 45 563 792 .239 .325 .330 .655 1499 34 62 36 41
Nashville Sounds CIN 23.3 3.47 141 4965 4413 489 1100 192 29 36 421 99 55 413 696 .249 .315 .330 .646 1458 30 71 38 34
Charlotte O's BAL 23.7 3.41 145 5221 4587 494 1112 187 24 63 426 93 50 510 763 .242 .321 .335 .656 1536 35 62 27 32
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 23.0 3.41 143 5035 4461 488 1082 181 32 32 420 111 73 441 679 .243 .312 .319 .631 1423 25 79 29 37
League Totals 23.0 3.71 1434 51064 44792 5321 11074 1721 307 647 4666 993 517 4987 7191 .247 .325 .343 .667 15350 310 619 356 350

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
Orlando Twins MIN 22.9 3.41 82 61 .573 2.99 143 143 94 49 17 31 1216.0 1093 487 404 53 482 32 723 39 12 55 1.295 8.1 0.4 3.6 5.4 1.50
Memphis Chicks MON 22.5 3.51 71 73 .493 2.98 145 145 99 46 16 23 1187.0 1043 509 393 66 476 23 717 37 2 51 1.280 7.9 0.5 3.6 5.4 1.51
Jacksonville Suns KCR 22.2 3.52 73 69 .514 2.94 142 142 93 49 16 25 1184.0 1109 500 387 85 404 27 611 19 8 34 1.278 8.4 0.6 3.1 4.6 1.51
Savannah Braves ATL 24.3 3.56 72 72 .500 2.83 144 144 93 51 15 21 1225.0 1118 513 385 73 513 31 693 26 5 43 1.331 8.2 0.5 3.8 5.1 1.35
Nashville Sounds CIN 21.5 3.69 64 77 .454 3.26 141 141 113 28 10 20 1168.0 1075 520 423 54 487 79 835 22 4 55 1.337 8.3 0.4 3.8 6.4 1.71
Columbus Astros HOU 22.5 3.79 70 73 .490 3.27 143 143 73 70 18 13 1171.0 1110 542 426 61 502 23 712 32 9 50 1.377 8.5 0.5 3.9 5.5 1.42
Charlotte O's BAL 23.8 3.81 66 78 .458 3.41 145 145 97 48 15 20 1223.0 1156 553 463 72 501 48 683 26 5 63 1.355 8.5 0.5 3.7 5.0 1.36
Knoxville Sox CHW 22.7 3.86 88 56 .611 3.39 144 144 117 27 12 35 1203.0 1135 556 453 71 562 15 845 38 8 56 1.411 8.5 0.5 4.2 6.3 1.50
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 22.6 3.92 63 80 .441 3.38 143 143 103 40 11 20 1197.0 1129 561 450 43 592 34 642 37 9 61 1.438 8.5 0.3 4.5 4.8 1.08
Montgomery Rebels DET 21.5 4.03 67 77 .465 3.41 144 144 92 52 15 27 1181.0 1106 580 448 69 468 38 730 34 4 53 1.333 8.4 0.5 3.6 5.6 1.56
League Totals 22.6 3.71 716 716 .500 3.19 1434 1434 974 460 145 235 11955.0 11074 5321 4232 647 4987 350 7191 310 66 521 1.343 8.3 0.5 3.8 5.4 1.44

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Orlando Twins MIN 143 3649 1571 152 126 .972 10 Johnny Goryl
Knoxville Sox CHW 144 3608 1450 158 142 .970 10 Joe Jones and Tony La Russa
Columbus Astros HOU 143 3513 1470 171 99 .967 19 Jim Johnson
Charlotte O's BAL 145 3668 1594 183 145 .966 16 Lance Nichols
Chattanooga Lookouts CLE 143 3592 1641 183 137 .966 16 John Orsino and Jimmy Bragan
Jacksonville Suns KCR 142 3552 1455 174 117 .966 8 Gordon MacKenzie
Memphis Chicks MON 145 3562 1587 187 125 .965 18 Michael Bell and Felipe Alou
Savannah Braves ATL 144 3674 1633 198 131 .964 11 Bobby Dews
Nashville Sounds CIN 141 3504 1355 181 102 .964 15 Chuck Goggin
Montgomery Rebels DET 144 3542 1511 199 108 .962 11 Ed Brinkman
League Totals 1434 35864 15267 1786 1232 .966 134