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1978 Florida State League

1978 > Class A > League History
Overall: 767 games, 11 teams, approx. 139 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 11, 1978 to August 31, 1978 · 144 games

North Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 84 56 1 .600 --
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 82 56 1 .594 1
Lakeland Tigers DET 78 60 0 .565 5
Tampa Tarpons CIN 61 73 0 .455 20
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 59 83 0 .415 26

North and South Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 42 93 0 .311 --

South Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Miami Orioles BAL 76 65 0 .539 --
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 74 68 0 .521 2.5
Fort Myers Royals KCR 71 66 0 .518 3
Pompano Beach Cubs CHC 72 69 0 .511 4
West Palm Beach Expos MON 67 77 0 .465 10.5

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
Pompano Beach Cubs CHC 21.1 4.41 141 5034 4206 622 1049 133 26 35 514 89 55 689 671 .249 .357 .318 .675 1339 39 58 42 20
Miami Orioles BAL 21.7 4.14 141 5065 4487 584 1169 148 41 42 504 182 60 468 801 .261 .333 .340 .673 1525 34 44 32 17
Fort Myers Royals KCR 22.2 4.09 137 4718 4036 561 985 124 36 29 464 171 72 562 703 .244 .339 .314 .654 1268 38 47 35 11
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 22.0 4.06 141 5046 4422 572 1154 178 27 42 491 116 33 464 554 .261 .335 .342 .677 1512 48 72 40 41
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 20.7 3.98 139 4937 4299 553 1105 139 23 44 464 82 37 515 578 .257 .338 .331 .669 1422 27 64 32 18
Lakeland Tigers DET 21.4 3.81 138 4917 4291 526 1061 111 30 45 427 120 53 475 684 .247 .322 .319 .641 1367 22 85 44 31
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 21.5 3.67 142 5061 4286 521 1048 108 37 19 450 89 45 595 688 .245 .339 .300 .639 1287 35 109 36 19
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 21.4 3.63 142 5072 4550 516 1127 161 23 54 433 50 45 404 684 .248 .312 .329 .641 1496 36 48 34 22
West Palm Beach Expos MON 21.4 3.62 144 4970 4275 521 1035 142 20 47 439 182 97 565 685 .242 .334 .318 .651 1358 42 48 40 22
Tampa Tarpons CIN 21.9 3.45 134 4655 4140 462 978 120 43 30 361 98 55 380 618 .236 .303 .308 .610 1274 30 69 36 16
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 20.9 3.36 135 4781 4227 453 1027 146 41 16 379 129 78 459 782 .243 .319 .308 .628 1303 28 40 27 10
League Totals 21.5 3.84 1534 54256 47219 5891 11738 1510 347 403 4926 1308 630 5576 7448 .249 .330 .321 .651 15151 379 684 398 227

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
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 22.5 2.90 84 56 .600 2.48 141 141 91 50 17 27 1177.0 1033 409 324 34 418 28 586 33 4 38 1.233 7.9 0.3 3.2 4.5 1.40
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 21.6 3.27 74 68 .521 2.75 142 142 79 63 15 16 1163.0 1032 464 355 33 397 4 684 33 9 46 1.229 8.0 0.3 3.1 5.3 1.72
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 21.0 3.30 82 56 .594 2.75 139 139 105 34 16 30 1138.0 1025 459 348 40 353 13 706 29 5 42 1.211 8.1 0.3 2.8 5.6 2.00
Tampa Tarpons CIN 21.9 3.57 61 73 .455 2.66 134 134 103 31 13 14 1113.0 1032 478 329 30 424 34 711 27 16 53 1.308 8.3 0.2 3.4 5.7 1.68
Lakeland Tigers DET 20.3 3.59 78 60 .565 3.09 138 138 99 39 16 22 1152.0 1089 496 395 29 454 34 566 23 14 56 1.339 8.5 0.2 3.5 4.4 1.25
West Palm Beach Expos MON 20.5 3.90 67 77 .465 3.15 144 144 87 57 15 16 1161.0 993 561 406 37 614 8 934 44 11 77 1.384 7.7 0.3 4.8 7.2 1.52
Fort Myers Royals KCR 21.1 3.92 71 66 .518 3.66 137 137 90 47 22 22 1076.0 1003 537 437 39 588 18 584 32 14 65 1.479 8.4 0.3 4.9 4.9 0.99
Miami Orioles BAL 21.2 3.92 76 65 .539 3.24 141 141 76 65 14 17 1173.0 1059 553 422 39 581 13 745 32 12 79 1.398 8.1 0.3 4.5 5.7 1.28
Pompano Beach Cubs CHC 20.6 4.34 72 69 .511 3.71 141 141 104 37 15 19 1130.0 1082 612 466 35 635 25 685 34 9 85 1.519 8.6 0.3 5.1 5.5 1.08
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 21.8 4.39 59 83 .415 3.75 142 142 122 20 11 24 1184.0 1226 623 493 59 521 32 629 47 14 59 1.476 9.3 0.4 4.0 4.8 1.21
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 20.8 5.18 42 93 .311 4.24 135 135 101 34 7 10 1094.0 1164 699 515 31 591 18 618 45 27 94 1.604 9.6 0.3 4.9 5.1 1.05
League Totals 21.2 3.84 766 766 .500 3.22 1534 1534 1057 477 161 217 12561.0 11738 5891 4490 406 5576 227 7448 379 135 694 1.378 8.4 0.3 4.0 5.3 1.34

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
St. Petersburg Cardinals STL 141 3530 1467 127 132 .975 24 n/a
Miami Orioles BAL 141 3519 1539 177 145 .966 23 Jimmy Williams
Lakeland Tigers DET 138 3456 1500 178 98 .965 24 Jim Leyland
Fort Lauderdale Yankees NYY 142 3490 1612 186 110 .965 22 Doug Holmquist
Dunedin Blue Jays TOR 142 3553 1609 187 117 .965 23 Denis Menke
Winter Haven Red Sox BOS 139 3415 1457 190 106 .962 25 Rac Slider
Fort Myers Royals KCR 137 3228 1362 182 111 .962 38 Gene Lamont
Tampa Tarpons CIN 134 3338 1424 205 107 .959 39 Mike Compton
Pompano Beach Cubs CHC 141 3391 1584 232 144 .955 22 n/a
West Palm Beach Expos MON 144 3484 1371 234 84 .954 33 Larry Bearnarth
Daytona Beach Astros HOU 135 3281 1614 251 150 .951 36 Leo Posada and Charles Sprinkle
League Totals 1534 37685 16539 2149 1304 .962 309