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1978 New York Yankees

1978 > Class Major League > 1978 American League (East)
Overall: 100-63
Scored 735 runs, Allowed 582 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 99-64

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Martin, Bob Lemon and Dick Howser
Represented: New York, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Paul Blair 34 75 136 125 10 22 5 0 2 13 1 1 9 17 .176 .231 .264 .495 33 4 0 2 0 0
2 Chris Chambliss* 29 162 677 625 81 171 26 3 12 90 2 1 41 60 .274 .321 .382 .703 239 6 5 1 5 3
3 Bucky Dent 26 123 415 379 40 92 11 1 5 40 3 1 23 24 .243 .286 .317 .603 120 10 2 6 5 1
4 Brian Doyle* 23 39 54 52 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .192 .192 .192 .385 10 2 0 2 0 0
5 Damaso Garcia 21 18 44 41 5 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 6 .195 .227 .195 .422 8 1 0 0 1 0
6 Fran Healy 31 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Mike Heath 23 33 99 92 6 21 3 1 0 8 0 0 4 9 .228 .265 .283 .548 26 1 1 1 1 0
8 Reggie Jackson* 32 139 581 511 82 140 13 5 27 97 14 11 58 133 .274 .356 .477 .834 244 8 9 0 3 2
9 Cliff Johnson 30 76 205 174 20 32 9 1 6 19 0 0 30 32 .184 .307 .351 .658 61 6 1 0 0 5
10 Jay Johnstone* 32 36 73 65 6 17 0 0 1 6 0 1 4 10 .262 .329 .308 .636 20 0 3 0 1 0
11 Mickey Klutts 23 1 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.500 2.500 3 0 1 0 0 0
12 Thurman Munson 31 154 666 617 73 183 27 1 6 71 2 3 35 70 .297 .332 .373 .705 230 20 3 1 10 6
13 Graig Nettles* 33 159 662 587 81 162 23 2 27 93 1 1 59 69 .276 .343 .460 .803 270 20 6 1 9 6
14 Lou Piniella 34 130 513 472 67 148 34 5 6 69 3 1 34 36 .314 .361 .445 .806 210 12 2 4 1 8
15 Willie Randolph 23 134 596 499 87 139 18 6 3 42 36 7 82 51 .279 .381 .357 .738 178 12 4 6 5 1
16 Mickey Rivers* 29 141 604 559 78 148 25 8 11 48 25 5 29 51 .265 .302 .397 .699 222 8 3 7 6 3
17 Dennis Sherrill 22 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Jim Spencer* 31 71 166 150 12 34 9 1 7 24 0 1 15 32 .227 .295 .440 .735 66 4 0 0 1 3
19 Fred Stanley 30 81 189 160 14 35 7 0 1 9 0 0 25 31 .219 .324 .281 .606 45 3 0 4 0 0
20 Roy White# 34 103 395 346 44 93 13 3 8 43 10 4 42 35 .269 .349 .393 .742 136 9 2 2 3 7
21 George Zeber# 27 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Players 30.0 163 6219 5583 735 1489 228 38 125 693 98 42 505 695 .267 .329 .388 .718 2168 126 42 37 52 45
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age 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
1 Jim Beattie 23 6 9 .400 3.73 25 22 3 0 0 0 128.0 123 60 53 8 51 2 65 8 1 8 553 1.359 8.6 0.6 3.6 4.6 1.27
2 Ken Clay 24 3 4 .429 4.28 28 6 13 0 0 0 75.2 89 41 36 3 21 3 32 2 0 4 336 1.454 10.6 0.4 2.5 3.8 1.52
3 Ron Davis 22 0 0 11.57 4 0 2 0 0 0 2.1 3 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 12 2.571 11.6 0.0 11.6 0.0 0.00
4 Rawly Eastwick 27 2 1 .667 3.28 8 0 2 0 0 0 24.2 22 9 9 2 4 0 13 1 0 0 101 1.054 8.0 0.7 1.5 4.7 3.25
5 Ed Figueroa 29 20 9 .690 2.99 35 35 0 12 2 0 253.0 233 96 84 22 77 4 92 3 1 6 1038 1.225 8.3 0.8 2.7 3.3 1.19
6 Rich Gossage 26 10 11 .476 2.01 63 0 55 0 0 27 134.1 87 41 30 9 59 8 122 2 0 5 543 1.087 5.8 0.6 4.0 8.2 2.07
7 Ron Guidry* 27 25 3 .893 1.74 35 35 0 16 9 0 273.2 187 61 53 13 72 1 248 1 1 7 1057 0.946 6.1 0.4 2.4 8.2 3.44
8 Don Gullett* 27 4 2 .667 3.63 8 8 0 2 0 0 44.2 46 19 18 3 20 1 28 1 0 1 194 1.478 9.3 0.6 4.0 5.6 1.40
9 Ken Holtzman* 32 1 0 1.000 4.08 5 3 1 0 0 0 17.2 21 8 8 2 9 0 3 0 0 0 78 1.698 10.7 1.0 4.6 1.5 0.33
10 Catfish Hunter 32 12 6 .667 3.58 21 20 1 5 1 0 118.0 98 49 47 16 35 0 56 1 0 2 477 1.127 7.5 1.2 2.7 4.3 1.60
11 Bob Kammeyer 27 0 0 5.82 7 0 6 0 0 0 21.2 24 15 14 1 6 0 11 2 0 0 98 1.385 10.0 0.4 2.5 4.6 1.83
12 Sparky Lyle* 33 9 3 .750 3.47 59 0 33 0 0 9 111.2 116 46 43 6 33 8 33 4 0 1 470 1.334 9.3 0.5 2.7 2.7 1.00
13 Larry McCall 25 1 1 .500 5.62 5 1 3 0 0 0 16.0 20 10 10 2 6 0 7 1 1 3 71 1.625 11.2 1.1 3.4 3.9 1.17
14 Andy Messersmith 32 0 3 .000 5.64 6 5 1 0 0 0 22.1 24 21 14 7 15 0 16 1 0 0 106 1.746 9.7 2.8 6.0 6.4 1.07
15 Dave Rajsich* 26 0 0 4.05 4 2 0 0 0 0 13.1 16 6 6 0 6 0 9 0 0 0 58 1.650 10.8 0.0 4.0 6.1 1.50
16 Dick Tidrow 31 7 11 .389 3.84 31 25 1 4 0 0 185.1 191 87 79 13 53 3 73 5 0 5 787 1.317 9.3 0.6 2.6 3.5 1.38
16 Players 28.2 100 63 .613 3.18 163 163 124 39 16 36 1460.2 1321 582 516 111 478 30 817 32 4 43 6063 1.232 8.1 0.7 2.9 5.0 1.71
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Thurman Munson 125 666 61 10 4 .986 5.82 8 61 50 45%
Mike Heath 33 151 11 5 1 .970 4.91 1 11 6 35%
Cliff Johnson 22 67 10 2 1 .975 3.50 2 11 5 31%
Fran Healy 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Chambliss 155 1366 111 4 119 .997 9.53
Jim Spencer 15 90 7 0 4 1.000 6.47
Cliff Johnson 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Randolph 134 296 400 16 80 .978 5.19
Brian Doyle 29 36 51 1 12 .989 3.00
Damaso Garcia 16 36 35 3 10 .959 4.44
Fred Stanley 11 7 19 0 4 1.000 2.36
Paul Blair 5 2 3 1 0 .833 1.00
George Zeber 1 1 2 1 0 .750 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Graig Nettles 159 109 326 11 30 .975 2.74
Brian Doyle 5 1 10 0 1 1.000 2.20
Fred Stanley 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Paul Blair 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mickey Klutts 1 1 2 1 1 .750 3.00
Dennis Sherrill 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bucky Dent 123 178 341 10 57 .981 4.22
Fred Stanley 71 81 131 9 22 .959 2.99
Brian Doyle 7 2 4 0 1 1.000 0.86
Paul Blair 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Damaso Garcia 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Graig Nettles 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Domingo Ramos 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Piniella 78 0.00
Roy White 73 0.00
Jay Johnstone 8 0.00
Paul Blair 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Rivers 138 0.00
Paul Blair 49 0.00
Roy White 3 0.00
Lou Piniella 2 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reggie Jackson 104 0.00
Lou Piniella 25 0.00
Paul Blair 16 0.00
Jay Johnstone 14 0.00
Thurman Munson 13 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Rivers 138 384 8 8 2 .980 2.84
Reggie Jackson 104 212 6 3 1 .986 2.10
Lou Piniella 103 213 4 7 0 .969 2.11
Roy White 74 128 1 1 0 .992 1.74
Paul Blair 64 87 2 1 1 .989 1.39
Jay Johnstone 22 31 0 0 0 1.000 1.41
Thurman Munson 13 32 0 1 0 .970 2.46

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Gossage 63 6 12 3 0 .857 0.29
Sparky Lyle 59 9 18 1 3 .964 0.46
Ed Figueroa 35 17 37 1 2 .982 1.54
Ron Guidry 35 14 44 2 1 .967 1.66
Dick Tidrow 31 12 18 0 0 1.000 0.97
Ken Clay 28 6 9 2 1 .882 0.54
Jim Beattie 25 14 21 3 2 .921 1.40
Catfish Hunter 21 11 13 0 0 1.000 1.14
Rawly Eastwick 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
Don Gullett 8 2 8 2 0 .833 1.25
Bob Kammeyer 7 0 7 0 0 1.000 1.00
Andy Messersmith 6 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Ken Holtzman 5 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.20
Larry McCall 5 0 4 0 1 1.000 0.80
Ron Davis 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Dave Rajsich 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dell Alston 25 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1952 Valhalla, NY, US 1978-05-20 1978-05-30
Jim Beattie 23 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jul 4, 1954 Hampton, VA, US 1978-04-25 1978-09-29
Paul Blair 34 R R 6' 0.0" 168 Feb 1, 1944 Cushing, OK, US 1978-04-12 1978-10-02
Chris Chambliss 29 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 26, 1948 Dayton, OH, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Ken Clay 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Apr 6, 1954 Lynchburg, VA, US 1978-04-11 1978-09-20
Ron Davis 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 6, 1955 Houston, TX, US 1978-07-29 1978-09-23
Bucky Dent 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 25, 1951 Savannah, GA, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Brian Doyle 23 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Jan 26, 1955 Glasgow, KY, US 1978-04-30 1978-10-02
Rawly Eastwick 27 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 24, 1950 Camden, NJ, US 1978-04-11 1978-06-11
Ed Figueroa 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 14, 1948 Ciales, PR 1978-04-09 1978-09-30
Damaso Garcia 21 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 7, 1957 Moca, Espaillat, DO 1978-06-24 1978-07-15
Rich Gossage 26 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 5, 1951 Colorado Springs, CO, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Ron Guidry 27 L L 5' 11.0" 161 Aug 28, 1950 Lafayette, LA, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Don Gullett 27 R L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 6, 1951 Lynn, KY, US 1978-06-04 1978-07-09
Fran Healy 31 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Sep 6, 1946 Holyoke, MA, US 1978-04-21 1978-04-21
Mike Heath 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 5, 1955 Tampa, FL, US 1978-06-03 1978-09-15
Ken Holtzman 32 R L 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 3, 1945 St. Louis, MO, US 1978-04-12 1978-05-21
Catfish Hunter 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 8, 1946 Hertford, NC, US 1978-04-11 1978-10-01
Reggie Jackson 32 L L 6' 0.0" 195 May 18, 1946 Abington, PA, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Cliff Johnson 30 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 22, 1947 San Antonio, TX, US 1978-04-08 1978-09-29
Jay Johnstone 32 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 20, 1945 Manchester, CT, US 1978-06-16 1978-09-22
Bob Kammeyer 27 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Dec 2, 1950 Kansas City, KS, US 1978-07-03 1978-07-27
Mickey Klutts 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 20, 1954 Montebello, CA, US 1978-04-15 1978-04-15
Paul Lindblad 36 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 9, 1941 Chanute, KS, US 1978-08-03 1978-10-01
Sparky Lyle 33 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Jul 22, 1944 Du Bois, PA, US 1978-04-10 1978-09-22
Larry McCall 25 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 8, 1952 Asheville, NC, US 1978-06-23 1978-10-01
Andy Messersmith 32 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 6, 1945 Toms River, NJ, US 1978-05-29 1978-07-01
Thurman Munson 31 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 7, 1947 Akron, OH, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Graig Nettles 33 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 20, 1944 San Diego, CA, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Lou Piniella 34 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Aug 28, 1943 Tampa, FL, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Dave Rajsich 26 L L 6' 5.0" 175 Sep 28, 1951 Youngstown, OH, US 1978-07-02 1978-10-01
Domingo Ramos 20 R R 5' 10.0" 154 Mar 29, 1958 Santiago, Santiago, DO 1978-09-08 1978-09-08
Willie Randolph 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 6, 1954 Holly Hill, SC, US 1978-04-08 1978-09-29
Mickey Rivers 29 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 31, 1948 Miami, FL, US 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
Dennis Sherrill 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 May 3, 1956 Miami, FL, US 1978-09-04 1978-09-08
Jim Spencer 31 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 30, 1946 Hanover, PA, US 1978-04-10 1978-10-02
Fred Stanley 30 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 13, 1947 Farnhamville, IA, US 1978-04-22 1978-10-02
Gary Thomasson 26 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 29, 1951 San Diego, CA, US 1978-06-16 1978-10-02
Dick Tidrow 31 R R 6' 4.0" 210 May 14, 1947 San Francisco, CA, US 1978-04-10 1978-10-01
Roy White 34 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 27, 1943 Los Angeles, CA, US 1978-04-09 1978-10-02
George Zeber 27 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 29, 1950 Ellwood City, PA, US 1978-05-31 1978-06-14

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