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1978 Minor League Baseball League Encyclopedia

Year Index / Affiliations / Map of Teams / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Other Years: 1977 / 1979

League-by-League Batting

RkLgLevTmsBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
18Dominican Winter League
19Mexican Pacific Winter League
20Puerto Rican Winter League
21Venezuelan Winter League
27Arizona Instructional League
28Florida Instructional League
22American LeagueMajor League1427.54.20226285857764119509199523325538168088881471892728710153.261.326.385.7112939317084421016701494
23National LeagueMajor League1227.83.9919427330865156774216556286148212767210153372562799905.254.320.372.692242091368330970573844
12American AssociationAAA825.15.0910844080135600551796661613313967504595344542625687.272.351.416.76714806271332336262
13International LeagueAAA824.64.4511184137036229497495131592297799456154336040945741.263.339.389.72814096268475304351
14Mexican LeagueAAA160.04.06240287666777879751212452869712853874912741190736610755.273.339.361.700280976771180656837
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1025.05.541388530734613776921340822935538856988146657356746405.291.369.422.79119462347422493301
9Eastern LeagueAA622.84.458262984026005367668111113258458324460631529774181.262.340.377.7179814226386246188
10Southern LeagueAA1023.03.71143451064447925321110741721307647466699351749877191.247.325.343.66715350310619356350
11Texas LeagueAA822.84.91107840612353565290937515983346914720114651143876478.265.348.388.73613714295274300208
1California LeagueA821.95.641118434513704863101031915592996705416131352853456246.279.371.391.76214486325400333213
2Carolina LeagueA622.24.27810297052546034586307879220335294981835834284545.248.340.339.6798631242329246126
3Florida State LeagueA1121.53.841534542564721958911173815103474034926130863055767448.249.330.321.65115151379684398227
4Mexican Center LeagueA130.04.947842890825472387468951144271325323396749924913729.271.342.375.7179556345433167267
5Midwest LeagueA821.14.77109839963344895233871415122357374527121048045406762.253.342.374.71612907319296319117
6Western Carolinas LeagueA620.74.768383001325182399062131037165329321573030940194292.247.353.340.6938567247301264148
7New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1020.25.49710275512347539006033926271382323180930134404676.257.355.368.7238647235205196143
8Northwest LeagueShort-Season A821.35.72562220961894332175103849153357265787838925803505.269.360.387.747732919322115958
24Appalachian LeagueRookie620.34.4741815556134911867342351591175153635311716992319.254.339.344.684464510914511252
25Gulf Coast LeagueRookie619.84.4332811867101291452243535113074116347516614451628.240.339.323.66232681051107841
26Pioneer LeagueRookie819.66.64544218321846636145211798268269294284625328203608.282.379.398.7777352168197181176
16Japan Central LeagueForeign629.54.627802957125971360469831107113910347838128125973952.269.339.425.76411046563249558196189
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.94.15780288932600732346890944129724307367836318763295.265.320.395.71410264535328452230103

League-by-League Pitching

RkLgLevTmsPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
18American LeagueMajor League1427.24.2011311131.5003.7622622262161764516139020163.11995295098431168072874941015344289553858741.3518.90.73.34.51.39
19National LeagueMajor League1228.03.99971971.5003.5719421942155338914441417333.11655677426885127662798449905330184501733181.3178.60.73.35.11.58
12American AssociationAAA824.65.09542542.5004.6210841084823261531829195.096665517472396742622625687271864341.5159.50.94.25.61.33
13International LeagueAAA825.14.45559559.5004.0111181118834284591909476.095134974422079940943515741268594381.4369.00.83.95.51.40
14Mexican LeagueAAA164.0612011201.5003.3224022402143396922926020412.02124597517534853736683710758677568101.4029.40.43.24.71.46
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA1025.25.54694694.5005.031388138810713176523311718.0134077691654588356633086406346676841.62710.30.74.34.91.13
9Eastern LeagueAA623.24.45413413.5003.9982682649832868856782.068113676300845829771884181226383621.4439.00.64.05.51.40
10Southern LeagueAA1022.63.71716716.5003.191434143497446014523511955.0110745321423264749873507191310665211.3438.30.53.85.41.44
11Texas LeagueAA822.64.91538538.5004.2210781078821257741989153.093755290429269143872086478295985531.5049.20.74.36.41.48
1California LeagueA821.95.64559559.5004.6311181118803315621449486.0103196310488266553452136246323887511.6519.80.65.15.91.17
2Carolina LeagueA621.64.27405405.5003.57810810554256701066756.063073458267933534281264545242744801.4418.40.44.66.11.33
3Florida State LeagueA1121.23.84766766.5003.2215341534105747716121712561.01173858914490406557622774483791356941.3788.40.34.05.31.34
4Mexican Center LeagueA134.94392392.5002.9178478447431057826578.068953874213032524912673729345564061.4279.40.43.45.11.50
5Midwest LeagueA820.84.77547547.5004.0410981098786312711619082.087145233407373745401176762319557071.4598.60.74.56.71.49
6Western Carolinas LeagueA620.64.76419419.5003.98838838659179471346748.062133990298632940191484292247544731.5168.30.45.45.71.07
7New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A1020.45.49355355.5004.3371071053417634926038.060333900290438234401434676235695371.5699.00.65.17.01.36
8Northwest LeagueShort-Season A820.95.72281281.5004.4556256239017228684848.05103321723993572580583507193384181.5859.50.74.86.51.36
20Appalachian LeagueRookie620.24.47208208.5003.6741841831210627773505.03423186714311751699522319109552161.4618.80.44.46.01.36
21Gulf Coast LeagueRookie619.94.43163163.5003.673283282478130502703.0243514521101741445411628105322071.4358.10.24.85.41.13
22Pioneer LeagueRookie820.16.64271271.5005.1454454444010416754598.052113614262626928201763608168493861.74710.20.55.57.11.28
16Japan Central LeagueForeign627.24.62353353.5004.25780780630150381266853.06983360432369102597189395224918101295731.3989.21.23.45.21.52
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign628.54.15354354.5003.6878078048729359736887.268903234281472418761033295328478288941.2739.00.92.54.31.76

League-by-League Fielding

RkLgLevTmsGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendance
18American LeagueMajor League142262604902529119352146.978135147189238%
19National LeagueMajor League121942520002147516831690.978161153372432%
12American AssociationAAA81084275841156113201001.967106
13International LeagueAAA81118284281199012761089.96974
14Mexican LeagueAAA162402612362705326812276.971288
15Pacific Coast LeagueAAA101388351561523117231497.967221
9Eastern LeagueAA68262034285421116671.963134
10Southern LeagueAA101434358641526717861232.966134
11Texas LeagueAA8107827460114171579966.961166
1California LeagueA8111828455125091879998.956265
2Carolina LeagueA68102026685141284622.957169
3Florida State LeagueA111534376851653921491304.962309
4Mexican Center LeagueA137841973485771534690.949283
5Midwest LeagueA8109827244114281824962.955235
6Western Carolinas LeagueA68382024486051298783.957235
7New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season A107101811074631482578.945212
8Northwest LeagueShort-Season A85621454664091211438.945243
20Appalachian LeagueRookie6418105134485727320.954122
21Gulf Coast LeagueRookie632881083569613280.950102
22Pioneer LeagueRookie85441379458461395409.934287
16Japan Central LeagueForeign6780500.000
17Japan Pacific LeagueForeign6780600.000

Pro Baseball Map for 1978

ALL TEAMS ARE LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN THEY ARE LISTED IN. We have not located the actual location of the ballpark.

We list over 30,000 of teams from minor league history. This list is not exhaustive and may be missing teams from certain leagues and years or with a small number of games played. We apologize for any omissions. Report any errors or omissions

League Teams

LgLevTm
Dominican Winter League
Mexican Pacific Winter League
Puerto Rican Winter League
Venezuelan Winter League
Arizona Instructional League
Florida Instructional League
American AssociationAAADenver Bears, Evansville Triplets, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Oaks, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals, Springfield Redbirds, Wichita Aeros
International LeagueAAACharleston Charlies, Columbus Clippers, Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Tidewater Tides, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican LeagueAAAAguascalientes Rieleros, Chihuahua Dorados, Ciudad Juarez Indios, Coahuila Mineros, Cordoba Cafeteros, Durango Alacranes, Mexico City Diablos Rojos, Mexico City Tigres,
Monterrey Sultanes, Nuevo Laredo Tecolotes, Poza Rica Petroleros, Puebla Angeles, Saltillo Saraperos, Tabasco Plataneros, Tampico Alijadores, Union Laguna Algodoneros
Pacific Coast LeagueAAAAlbuquerque Dukes, Hawaii Islanders, Phoenix Giants, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Gulls, San Jose Missions, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Yankees,
Tucson Toros, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern LeagueAABristol Red Sox, Holyoke Millers, Jersey City A's, Reading Phillies, Waterbury Giants, West Haven Yankees
Southern LeagueAACharlotte O's, Chattanooga Lookouts, Columbus Astros, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Sox, Memphis Chicks, Montgomery Rebels, Nashville Sounds,
Orlando Twins, Savannah Braves
Texas LeagueAAAmarillo Gold Sox, Arkansas Travelers, El Paso Diablos, Jackson Mets, Midland Cubs, San Antonio Dodgers, Shreveport Captains, Tulsa Drillers
California LeagueABakersfield Outlaws, Fresno Giants, Lodi Dodgers, Modesto A's, Reno Silver Sox, Salinas Angels, Stockton Mariners, Visalia Oaks
Carolina LeagueAAlexandria Dukes, Kinston Eagles, Lynchburg Mets, Peninsula Pilots, Salem Pirates, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Florida State LeagueADaytona Beach Astros, Dunedin Blue Jays, Fort Lauderdale Yankees, Fort Myers Royals, Lakeland Tigers, Miami Orioles, Pompano Beach Cubs, St. Petersburg Cardinals,
Tampa Tarpons, West Palm Beach Expos, Winter Haven Red Sox
Mexican Center LeagueACerro Azul, Ciudad Valles, Ciudad Victoria, Diaz Ordaz, Fresnillo, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, La Barca,
Matamoros, Miguel Aleman, Silao, Teocaltiche, Zacatecas
Midwest LeagueAAppleton Foxes, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Giants, Clinton Dodgers, Quad Cities Angels, Waterloo Indians, Wausau Mets, Wisconsin Rapids Twins
Western Carolinas LeagueAAsheville Tourists, Charleston Pirates, Gastonia Cardinals, Greenwood Braves, Shelby Reds, Spartanburg Phillies
New York-Pennsylvania LeagueShort-Season AAuburn Sunsets, Batavia Trojans, Elmira Pioneers, Geneva Cubs, Jamestown Expos, Little Falls Mets, Newark Co-Pilots, Niagara Falls Pirates,
Oneonta Yankees, Utica Blue Jays
Northwest LeagueShort-Season ABellingham Mariners, Bend Timber Hawks, Boise Buckskins, Eugene Emeralds, Grays Harbor Loggers, Salem Senators, Victoria Mussels, Walla Walla Padres
Appalachian LeagueRookieBluefield Orioles, Bristol Tigers, Elizabethton Twins, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Braves, Paintsville Highlanders
Gulf Coast LeagueRookieGCL Astros, GCL Braves, GCL Cubs, GCL Pirates, GCL Rangers, GCL Royals
Pioneer LeagueRookieBillings Mustangs, Butte Copper Kings, Calgary Cardinals, Great Falls Giants, Helena Phillies, Idaho Falls Angels, Lethbridge Dodgers, Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Japan Central LeagueForeignChunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Taiyo Whales, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific LeagueForeignCrown Lighter Lions, Hankyu Braves, Lotte Orions, Nankai Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes