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1978 American League

1978 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 1,131 games, 14 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

TmWLW-L%GB
New York Yankees10063.613--
Boston Red Sox9964.6071
Milwaukee Brewers9369.5746.5
Baltimore Orioles9071.5599
Detroit Tigers8676.53113.5
Cleveland Indians6990.43429
Toronto Blue Jays59102.36640

West Division

TmWLW-L%GB
Kansas City Royals9270.568--
Texas Rangers8775.5375
California Angels8775.5375
Minnesota Twins7389.45119
Chicago White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland Athletics6993.42623
Seattle Mariners56104.35035

League Batting

TmAffBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
Milwaukee BrewersMIL27.34.96162622755368041530265381737629553520805.276.339.432.77123909432895038
Boston Red SoxBOS28.54.88163631655877961493270461727387451582835.267.336.424.760237113524655843
Kansas City RoyalsKCR27.34.59162612954747431469305599869521684498644.268.329.399.72821869530557244
New York YankeesNYY29.84.51163621955837351489228381256939842505695.267.329.388.718216812642375245
Detroit TigersDET26.34.41162629956017141520218341296669038563695.271.339.392.730219314531574732
California AngelsCAL27.74.27162620654726911417226281086468669539682.259.330.370.700202313567725638
Texas RangersTEX28.84.271626141534769213532163613265019691624779.253.332.381.713203711532835545
Minnesota TwinsMIN27.04.1116263235522666147225947826219956604684.267.339.375.7142071139331095543
Baltimore OriolesBAL28.04.09161607954226591397248191546127561552864.258.326.396.722214513622414234
Cleveland IndiansCLE26.74.02159601153656391400223451065966463488698.261.323.379.702203112426924031
Chicago White SoxCHW27.33.94161595553936341423221411065958368409625.264.317.379.696204412233635720
Seattle MarinersSEA27.03.84160602353586141327229379757112347522702.248.314.359.673192111222685325
Toronto Blue JaysTOR27.03.6616160155430590135821739985512852448645.250.308.359.667194712423773723
Oakland AthleticsOAK26.33.2816259145321532130420031100492144117433800.245.303.351.6541866106251082733
League Totals27.54.20226285857764119509199523325538168088881471892728710153.261.326.385.7112939317084421016701494

League Pitching

TmAffPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
New York YankeesNYY28.33.5710063.6133.181631631243916361460.21321582516111478308173244360631.2328.10.72.95.01.71
Texas RangersTEX29.03.908775.5373.361621621085412251456.11431632543108421317762433560841.2728.80.72.64.81.84
Kansas City RoyalsKCR28.73.919270.5683.441621621095314331439.01350634550108478376573463760341.2708.40.73.04.11.37
Baltimore OriolesBAL26.83.939071.5593.56161161966516331429.01340633566107509297541564459561.2948.40.73.24.71.48
Milwaukee BrewersMIL25.14.019369.5743.651621621006219241436.01442650583109398265774173460601.2819.00.72.53.61.45
Detroit TigersDET27.14.038676.5313.641621621026012211455.21441653589135503236843624861501.3358.90.83.14.21.36
Boston Red SoxBOS29.24.039964.6073.541631631065715261472.21530657579137464457063551662741.3549.40.82.84.31.52
California AngelsCAL26.64.118775.5373.651621621184413331455.213826665901255996089232143662231.3618.50.83.75.51.49
Minnesota TwinsMIN26.54.197389.4513.69162162114489261459.214686785991025201970333145162081.3629.10.63.24.31.35
Oakland AthleticsOAK25.34.266993.4263.621621621362611291433.11401690577106582597502693761711.3838.80.73.74.71.29
Cleveland IndiansCLE27.14.366990.4343.97159159123366281407.11397694621100568387392875660681.3968.90.63.64.71.30
Chicago White SoxCHW28.54.547190.4414.21161161123389331409.11380731660128586187104323860871.3958.80.83.74.51.21
Toronto Blue JaysTOR25.94.8159102.3664.54161161126355231429.11529775721149614407582254762551.4999.60.93.94.81.23
Seattle MarinersSEA26.95.2156104.3504.67160160132284201419.11540834737155567396304153162411.4849.81.03.64.01.11
League Totals27.24.2011311131.5003.7622622262161764516139020163.11995295098431168072874941015344289553858741.3518.90.73.34.51.39

League Fielding

TmAffGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendanceManagers
New York YankeesNYY16343821758113134.98211836142%Billy Martin, Bob Lemon and Dick Howser
Baltimore OriolesBAL16142871887110166.9827816846%Earl Weaver
Detroit TigersDET16243671858118177.98110855941%n/a
Cleveland IndiansCLE15942221769123142.980151295931%Jeff Torborg
Toronto Blue JaysTOR16142881763131163.979161016640%Roy Hartsfield
California AngelsCAL16243671624136136.97851548034%Dave Garcia and Jim Fregosi
Seattle MarinersSEA16042581882141174.97861405528%Darrell Johnson
Chicago White SoxCHW16142281715139130.977131296032%Larry Doby and Bob Lemon
Milwaukee BrewersMIL16243081976150144.9774804637%George Bamberger
Boston Red SoxBOS16344181842146171.97781145533%Don Zimmer
Minnesota TwinsMIN16243791943146171.9777917646%Gene Mauch
Texas RangersTEX16243691972153140.97612847547%Pat Corrales and Billy Hunter
Kansas City RoyalsKCR16243171676150153.97611905237%Whitey Herzog
Oakland AthleticsOAK16243001626179145.971101108042%Jack McKeon and Bobby Winkles
League Totals2262604902529119352146.978135147189238%