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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

Rk Lg Lev Tms 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
22 American League Major League 14 27.5 4.20 2262 85857 76411 9509 19952 3325 538 1680 8888 1471 892 7287 10153 .261 .326 .385 .711 29393 1708 442 1016 701 494
23 National League Major League 12 27.8 3.99 1942 73308 65156 7742 16556 2861 482 1276 7210 1533 725 6279 9905 .254 .320 .372 .692 24209 1368 330 970 573 844
12 American Association AAA 8 25.1 5.09 1084 40801 35600 5517 9666 1613 313 967 5045 953 445 4262 5687 .272 .351 .416 .767 14806 271 332 336 262
13 International League AAA 8 24.6 4.45 1118 41370 36229 4974 9513 1592 297 799 4561 543 360 4094 5741 .263 .339 .389 .728 14096 268 475 304 351
14 Mexican League AAA 16 0.0 4.06 2402 87666 77787 9751 21245 2869 712 853 8749 1274 1190 7366 10755 .273 .339 .361 .700 28097 677 1180 656 837
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 25.0 5.54 1388 53073 46137 7692 13408 2293 553 885 6988 1466 573 5674 6405 .291 .369 .422 .791 19462 347 422 493 301
9 Eastern League AA 6 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
10 Southern League AA 10 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
11 Texas League AA 8 22.8 4.91 1078 40612 35356 5290 9375 1598 334 691 4720 1146 511 4387 6478 .265 .348 .388 .736 13714 295 274 300 208
1 California League A 8 21.9 5.64 1118 43451 37048 6310 10319 1559 299 670 5416 1313 528 5345 6246 .279 .371 .391 .762 14486 325 400 333 213
2 Carolina League A 6 22.2 4.27 810 29705 25460 3458 6307 879 220 335 2949 818 358 3428 4545 .248 .340 .339 .679 8631 242 329 246 126
3 Florida State League A 11 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
4 Mexican Center League A 13 0.0 4.94 784 28908 25472 3874 6895 1144 271 325 3233 967 499 2491 3729 .271 .342 .375 .717 9556 345 433 167 267
5 Midwest League A 8 21.1 4.77 1098 39963 34489 5233 8714 1512 235 737 4527 1210 480 4540 6762 .253 .342 .374 .716 12907 319 296 319 117
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 20.7 4.76 838 30013 25182 3990 6213 1037 165 329 3215 730 309 4019 4292 .247 .353 .340 .693 8567 247 301 264 148
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 10 20.2 5.49 710 27551 23475 3900 6033 926 271 382 3231 809 301 3440 4676 .257 .355 .368 .723 8647 235 205 196 143
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 8 21.3 5.72 562 22096 18943 3217 5103 849 153 357 2657 878 389 2580 3505 .269 .360 .387 .747 7329 193 221 159 58
24 Appalachian League Rookie 6 20.3 4.47 418 15556 13491 1867 3423 515 91 175 1536 353 117 1699 2319 .254 .339 .344 .684 4645 109 145 112 52
25 Gulf Coast League Rookie 6 19.8 4.43 328 11867 10129 1452 2435 351 130 74 1163 475 166 1445 1628 .240 .339 .323 .662 3268 105 110 78 41
26 Pioneer League Rookie 8 19.6 6.64 544 21832 18466 3614 5211 798 268 269 2942 846 253 2820 3608 .282 .379 .398 .777 7352 168 197 181 176
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 29.5 4.62 780 29571 25971 3604 6983 1107 113 910 3478 381 281 2597 3952 .269 .339 .425 .764 11046 563 249 558 196 189
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 28.9 4.15 780 28893 26007 3234 6890 944 129 724 3073 678 363 1876 3295 .265 .320 .395 .714 10264 535 328 452 230 103
18 Dominican Winter League Winter
19 Mexican Pacific Winter League Winter
20 Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
21 Venezuelan Winter League Winter
27 Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie
28 Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie

League-by-League Pitching

Rk Lg Lev Tms 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
18 American League Major League 14 27.2 4.20 1131 1131 .500 3.76 2262 2262 1617 645 161 390 20163.1 19952 9509 8431 1680 7287 494 10153 442 89 553 85874 1.351 8.9 0.7 3.3 4.5 1.39
19 National League Major League 12 28.0 3.99 971 971 .500 3.57 1942 1942 1553 389 144 414 17333.1 16556 7742 6885 1276 6279 844 9905 330 184 501 73318 1.317 8.6 0.7 3.3 5.1 1.58
12 American Association AAA 8 24.6 5.09 542 542 .500 4.62 1084 1084 823 261 53 182 9195.0 9666 5517 4723 967 4262 262 5687 271 86 434 1.515 9.5 0.9 4.2 5.6 1.33
13 International League AAA 8 25.1 4.45 559 559 .500 4.01 1118 1118 834 284 59 190 9476.0 9513 4974 4220 799 4094 351 5741 268 59 438 1.436 9.0 0.8 3.9 5.5 1.40
14 Mexican League AAA 16 4.06 1201 1201 .500 3.32 2402 2402 1433 969 229 260 20412.0 21245 9751 7534 853 7366 837 10758 677 56 810 1.402 9.4 0.4 3.2 4.7 1.46
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 25.2 5.54 694 694 .500 5.03 1388 1388 1071 317 65 233 11718.0 13407 7691 6545 883 5663 308 6406 346 67 684 1.627 10.3 0.7 4.3 4.9 1.13
9 Eastern League AA 6 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
10 Southern League AA 10 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
11 Texas League AA 8 22.6 4.91 538 538 .500 4.22 1078 1078 821 257 74 198 9153.0 9375 5290 4292 691 4387 208 6478 295 98 553 1.504 9.2 0.7 4.3 6.4 1.48
1 California League A 8 21.9 5.64 559 559 .500 4.63 1118 1118 803 315 62 144 9486.0 10319 6310 4882 665 5345 213 6246 323 88 751 1.651 9.8 0.6 5.1 5.9 1.17
2 Carolina League A 6 21.6 4.27 405 405 .500 3.57 810 810 554 256 70 106 6756.0 6307 3458 2679 335 3428 126 4545 242 74 480 1.441 8.4 0.4 4.6 6.1 1.33
3 Florida State League A 11 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
4 Mexican Center League A 13 4.94 392 392 .500 2.91 784 784 474 310 57 82 6578.0 6895 3874 2130 325 2491 267 3729 345 56 406 1.427 9.4 0.4 3.4 5.1 1.50
5 Midwest League A 8 20.8 4.77 547 547 .500 4.04 1098 1098 786 312 71 161 9082.0 8714 5233 4073 737 4540 117 6762 319 55 707 1.459 8.6 0.7 4.5 6.7 1.49
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 20.6 4.76 419 419 .500 3.98 838 838 659 179 47 134 6748.0 6213 3990 2986 329 4019 148 4292 247 54 473 1.516 8.3 0.4 5.4 5.7 1.07
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 10 20.4 5.49 355 355 .500 4.33 710 710 534 176 34 92 6038.0 6033 3900 2904 382 3440 143 4676 235 69 537 1.569 9.0 0.6 5.1 7.0 1.36
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 8 20.9 5.72 281 281 .500 4.45 562 562 390 172 28 68 4848.0 5103 3217 2399 357 2580 58 3507 193 38 418 1.585 9.5 0.7 4.8 6.5 1.36
20 Appalachian League Rookie 6 20.2 4.47 208 208 .500 3.67 418 418 312 106 27 77 3505.0 3423 1867 1431 175 1699 52 2319 109 55 216 1.461 8.8 0.4 4.4 6.0 1.36
21 Gulf Coast League Rookie 6 19.9 4.43 163 163 .500 3.67 328 328 247 81 30 50 2703.0 2435 1452 1101 74 1445 41 1628 105 32 207 1.435 8.1 0.2 4.8 5.4 1.13
22 Pioneer League Rookie 8 20.1 6.64 271 271 .500 5.14 544 544 440 104 16 75 4598.0 5211 3614 2626 269 2820 176 3608 168 49 386 1.747 10.2 0.5 5.5 7.1 1.28
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 27.2 4.62 353 353 .500 4.25 780 780 630 150 38 126 6853.0 6983 3604 3236 910 2597 189 3952 249 18 101 29573 1.398 9.2 1.2 3.4 5.2 1.52
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 28.5 4.15 354 354 .500 3.68 780 780 487 293 59 73 6887.2 6890 3234 2814 724 1876 103 3295 328 4 78 28894 1.273 9.0 0.9 2.5 4.3 1.76

League-by-League Fielding

Rk Lg Lev Tms G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance
18 American League Major League 14 2262 60490 25291 1935 2146 .978 135 1471 892 38%
19 National League Major League 12 1942 52000 21475 1683 1690 .978 161 1533 724 32%
12 American Association AAA 8 1084 27584 11561 1320 1001 .967 106
13 International League AAA 8 1118 28428 11990 1276 1089 .969 74
14 Mexican League AAA 16 2402 61236 27053 2681 2276 .971 288
15 Pacific Coast League AAA 10 1388 35156 15231 1723 1497 .967 221
9 Eastern League AA 6 826 20342 8542 1116 671 .963 134
10 Southern League AA 10 1434 35864 15267 1786 1232 .966 134
11 Texas League AA 8 1078 27460 11417 1579 966 .961 166
1 California League A 8 1118 28455 12509 1879 998 .956 265
2 Carolina League A 6 810 20266 8514 1284 622 .957 169
3 Florida State League A 11 1534 37685 16539 2149 1304 .962 309
4 Mexican Center League A 13 784 19734 8577 1534 690 .949 283
5 Midwest League A 8 1098 27244 11428 1824 962 .955 235
6 Western Carolinas League A 6 838 20244 8605 1298 783 .957 235
7 New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A 10 710 18110 7463 1482 578 .945 212
8 Northwest League Short-Season A 8 562 14546 6409 1211 438 .945 243
20 Appalachian League Rookie 6 418 10513 4485 727 320 .954 122
21 Gulf Coast League Rookie 6 328 8108 3569 613 280 .950 102
22 Pioneer League Rookie 8 544 13794 5846 1395 409 .934 287
16 Japan Central League Foreign 6 780 500 .000
17 Japan Pacific League Foreign 6 780 600 .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.

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League Teams

Lg Lev Tm
American Association AAA Denver Bears, Evansville Triplets, Indianapolis Indians, Iowa Oaks, Oklahoma City 89ers, Omaha Royals, Springfield Redbirds, Wichita Aeros
International League AAA Charleston Charlies, Columbus Clippers, Pawtucket Red Sox, Richmond Braves, Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Chiefs, Tidewater Tides, Toledo Mud Hens
Mexican League AAA Aguascalientes 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 League AAA Albuquerque Dukes, Hawaii Islanders, Phoenix Giants, Portland Beavers, Salt Lake City Gulls, San Jose Missions, Spokane Indians, Tacoma Yankees,
Tucson Toros, Vancouver Canadians
Eastern League AA Bristol Red Sox, Holyoke Millers, Jersey City A's, Reading Phillies, Waterbury Giants, West Haven Yankees
Southern League AA Charlotte O's, Chattanooga Lookouts, Columbus Astros, Jacksonville Suns, Knoxville Sox, Memphis Chicks, Montgomery Rebels, Nashville Sounds,
Orlando Twins, Savannah Braves
Texas League AA Amarillo Gold Sox, Arkansas Travelers, El Paso Diablos, Jackson Mets, Midland Cubs, San Antonio Dodgers, Shreveport Captains, Tulsa Drillers
California League A Bakersfield Outlaws, Fresno Giants, Lodi Dodgers, Modesto A's, Reno Silver Sox, Salinas Angels, Stockton Mariners, Visalia Oaks
Carolina League A Alexandria Dukes, Kinston Eagles, Lynchburg Mets, Peninsula Pilots, Salem Pirates, Winston-Salem Red Sox
Florida State League A Daytona 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 League A Cerro Azul, Ciudad Valles, Ciudad Victoria, Diaz Ordaz, Fresnillo, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, La Barca,
Matamoros, Miguel Aleman, Silao, Teocaltiche, Zacatecas
Midwest League A Appleton Foxes, Burlington Bees, Cedar Rapids Giants, Clinton Dodgers, Quad Cities Angels, Waterloo Indians, Wausau Mets, Wisconsin Rapids Twins
Western Carolinas League A Asheville Tourists, Charleston Pirates, Gastonia Cardinals, Greenwood Braves, Shelby Reds, Spartanburg Phillies
New York-Pennsylvania League Short-Season A Auburn Sunsets, Batavia Trojans, Elmira Pioneers, Geneva Cubs, Jamestown Expos, Little Falls Mets, Newark Co-Pilots, Niagara Falls Pirates,
Oneonta Yankees, Utica Blue Jays
Northwest League Short-Season A Bellingham Mariners, Bend Timber Hawks, Boise Buckskins, Eugene Emeralds, Grays Harbor Loggers, Salem Senators, Victoria Mussels, Walla Walla Padres
Appalachian League Rookie Bluefield Orioles, Bristol Tigers, Elizabethton Twins, Johnson City Cardinals, Kingsport Braves, Paintsville Highlanders
Gulf Coast League Rookie GCL Astros, GCL Braves, GCL Cubs, GCL Pirates, GCL Rangers, GCL Royals
Pioneer League Rookie Billings Mustangs, Butte Copper Kings, Calgary Cardinals, Great Falls Giants, Helena Phillies, Idaho Falls Angels, Lethbridge Dodgers, Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Japan Central League Foreign Chunichi Dragons, Hanshin Tigers, Hiroshima Toyo Carp, Yakult Swallows, Yokohama Taiyo Whales, Yomiuri Giants
Japan Pacific League Foreign Crown Lighter Lions, Hankyu Braves, Lotte Orions, Nankai Hawks, Nippon Ham Fighters, Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes
Dominican Winter League Winter
Mexican Pacific Winter League Winter
Puerto Rican Winter League Winter
Venezuelan Winter League Winter
Arizona Instructional League Winter Rookie
Florida Instructional League Winter Rookie