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1978 World Series (4-2): New York Yankees (100-63) over Los Angeles Dodgers (95-67)

WS: NYY-LAD / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: LAD-PHI
 1977 WS /  1979 WS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 10, 1978 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  0    3  2  0     5  9  1
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  3  0    3  1  0    3  1  x    11 15  2

    PITCHERS: NYY - Figueroa, Clay (2), Lindblad (5), Tidrow (7)
              LAD - John, Forster (8)

               WP - Tommy John
	       LP - Ed Figueroa
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Jackson
              LAD - Baker, Lopes (2)

  ATTENDANCE: 55,997

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 11, 1978 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0     3 11  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    1  0  3    0  0  x     4  7  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Hunter, Gossage (7)
              LAD - Hooton, Forster (7), Welch (9)

               WP - Burt Hooton
	       LP - Catfish Hunter
             SAVE - Bob Welch

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              LAD - Cey

  ATTENDANCE: 55,982

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 13, 1978 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  8  0
    New York Yankees             1  1  0    0  0  0    3  0  x     5 10  1

    PITCHERS: LAD - Sutton, Rautzhan (7), Hough (8)
              NYY - Guidry

               WP - Ron Guidry
	       LP - Don Sutton
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: LAD - none
              NYY - White

  ATTENDANCE: 56,447

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 14, 1978 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          0  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0    0     3  6  1
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  0    1     4  9  0

    PITCHERS: LAD - John, Forster (8), Welch (8)
              NYY - Figueroa, Tidrow (6), Gossage (9)

               WP - Rich Gossage
	       LP - Bob Welch
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: LAD - Smith
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 56,445

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 15, 1978 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Los Angeles Dodgers          1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  9  3
    New York Yankees             0  0  4    3  0  0    4  1  x    12 18  0

    PITCHERS: LAD - Hooton, Rautzhan (3), Hough (4)
              NYY - Beattie

               WP - Jim Beattie
	       LP - Burt Hooton
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: LAD - none
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 56,448

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 17, 1978 at Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  3  0    0  0  2    2  0  0     7 11  0
    Los Angeles Dodgers          1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  7  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Hunter, Gossage (8)
              LAD - Sutton, Welch (6), Rau (8)

               WP - Catfish Hunter
	       LP - Don Sutton
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Jackson
              LAD - Lopes

  ATTENDANCE: 55,985

Series MVP - Bucky Dent

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Jim Beattie 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Blair 6 8 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 .375 .444 .500 .944 0 0 0 75 125 10 22 2 13 1 .176 .495
Chris Chambliss 3 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 0 0 0 162 625 81 171 12 90 2 .274 .703
Ken Clay 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bucky Dent 6 24 3 10 1 0 0 7 1 2 .417 .440 .458 .898 0 0 2 123 379 40 92 5 40 3 .243 .603
Brian Doyle 6 16 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 .438 .438 .500 .938 0 0 0 39 52 6 10 0 0 0 .192 .385
Ed Figueroa 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rich Gossage 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Guidry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Heath 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 92 6 21 0 8 0 .228 .548
Catfish Hunter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reggie Jackson 6 23 2 9 1 0 2 8 3 7 .391 .500 .696 1.196 0 0 139 511 82 140 27 97 14 .274 .834
Cliff Johnson 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 76 174 20 32 6 19 0 .184 .658
Jay Johnstone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *71 121 9 27 1 10 0 .223 .561
Paul Lindblad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thurman Munson 6 25 5 8 3 0 0 7 3 7 .320 .393 .440 .833 1 0 0 154 617 73 183 6 71 2 .297 .705
Graig Nettles 6 25 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 .160 .160 .160 .320 0 0 0 159 587 81 162 27 93 1 .276 .803
Lou Piniella 6 25 3 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 .280 .280 .280 .560 1 0 0 130 472 67 148 6 69 3 .314 .806
Mickey Rivers 5 18 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 1 0 141 559 78 148 11 48 25 .265 .699
Jim Spencer 4 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 0 0 0 71 150 12 34 7 24 0 .227 .735
Fred Stanley 3 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .333 .400 .733 0 0 0 81 160 14 35 1 9 0 .219 .606
Gary Thomasson 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 1 0 *102 270 37 63 8 36 4 .233 .671
Dick Tidrow 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roy White 6 24 9 8 0 0 1 4 4 5 .333 .429 .458 .887 2 0 0 103 346 44 93 8 43 10 .269 .742
Totals 84 222 36 68 8 0 3 34 16 40 .306 .358 .383 .741 5 2 163 5583 735 1489 125 98 .267 .718

Los Angeles Dodgers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Dusty Baker 6 21 2 5 0 0 1 1 1 3 .238 .273 .381 .654 0 0 0 149 522 62 137 11 66 12 .262 .701
Ron Cey 6 21 2 6 0 0 1 4 3 3 .286 .375 .429 .804 0 0 0 159 555 84 150 23 84 2 .270 .833
Vic Davalillo 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 75 77 15 24 1 11 2 .312 .723
Joe Ferguson 2 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 1 *118 348 40 78 14 50 1 .224 .747
Terry Forster 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 8 1 4 0 2 0 .500 1.125
Steve Garvey 6 24 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 7 .208 .240 .250 .490 1 0 1 162 639 89 202 21 113 10 .316 .852
Jerry Grote 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 70 5 19 0 9 0 .271 .697
Burt Hooton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 67 4 10 0 2 0 .149 .394
Charlie Hough 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 12 1 4 0 2 0 .333 .750
Tommy John 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 66 2 8 0 6 0 .121 .311
Lee Lacy 4 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .143 .200 .143 .343 0 0 103 245 29 64 13 40 7 .261 .853
Davey Lopes 6 26 7 8 0 0 3 7 2 1 .308 .357 .654 1.011 2 0 1 151 587 93 163 17 58 45 .278 .776
Rick Monday 5 13 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 3 .154 .353 .231 .584 0 1 0 119 342 54 87 19 57 2 .254 .816
Manny Mota 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 37 33 2 10 0 6 0 .303 .694
Bill North 4 8 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 .125 .222 .250 .472 1 0 0 *134 356 59 82 0 15 30 .230 .637
Johnny Oates 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 40 75 5 23 0 6 0 .307 .670
Doug Rau 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 63 3 9 0 5 0 .143 .328
Lance Rautzhan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Bill Russell 6 26 1 11 2 0 0 2 2 2 .423 .464 .500 .964 1 2 3 155 625 72 179 3 46 10 .286 .684
Reggie Smith 6 25 3 5 0 0 1 5 2 6 .200 .259 .320 .579 0 1 1 128 447 82 132 29 93 12 .295 .942
Don Sutton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 72 1 6 0 3 0 .083 .215
Bob Welch 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 29 3 5 0 1 0 .172 .379
Steve Yeager 5 13 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .231 .286 .308 .593 0 0 0 94 228 19 44 4 23 0 .193 .577
Totals 79 199 23 52 8 0 6 22 20 31 .261 .329 .392 .721 5 4 162 5437 727 1435 149 137 .264 .740

Note pitchers did not bat in the 1978 World Series.

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Jim Beattie 1 1 2.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 9 2 2 4 8 1.444 25 22 3.73 6 9 0 128.0 123 51 65 1.359
Ken Clay 1 0 11.57 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 4 3 2 2 2.571 28 6 4.28 3 4 0 75.2 89 21 32 1.454
Ed Figueroa 2 2 8.10 0 1 0 0 6.2 9 6 6 5 2 2.100 35 35 2.99 20 9 0 253.0 233 77 92 1.225
Rich Gossage 3 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 1 4 0.333 63 0 2.01 10 11 27 134.1 87 59 122 1.087
Ron Guidry 1 1 1.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 8 1 1 7 4 1.667 35 35 1.74 25 3 0 273.2 187 72 248 0.946
Catfish Hunter 2 2 4.15 1 1 0 0 13.0 13 6 6 1 5 1.077 21 20 3.58 12 6 0 118.0 98 35 56 1.127
Paul Lindblad 1 0 11.57 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 3 3 0 1 1.714 *25 1 3.88 1 1 2 58.0 62 23 34 1.466
Dick Tidrow 2 0 1.93 0 0 0 0 4.2 4 1 1 0 5 0.857 31 25 3.84 7 11 0 185.1 191 53 73 1.317
Totals 13 6 3.74 4 2 0 2 53.0 52 23 22 20 31 1.358 163 163 3.179 100 63 1460.2 1321 478 817 1.232

Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Terry Forster 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 0 0 1 6 1.500 47 0 1.93 5 4 22 65.1 56 23 46 1.209
Burt Hooton 2 2 6.48 1 1 0 0 8.1 13 7 6 3 6 1.920 32 32 2.71 19 10 0 236.0 196 61 104 1.089
Charlie Hough 2 0 8.44 0 0 0 0 5.1 10 5 5 2 5 2.250 55 0 3.28 5 5 7 93.1 69 48 66 1.254
Tommy John 2 2 3.07 1 0 0 0 14.2 14 8 5 4 6 1.227 33 30 3.30 17 10 1 213.0 230 53 124 1.329
Doug Rau 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0.500 30 30 3.26 15 9 0 199.0 219 68 95 1.442
Lance Rautzhan 2 0 13.50 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 3 3 0 0 2.000 43 0 2.93 2 1 4 61.1 61 19 25 1.304
Don Sutton 2 2 7.50 0 2 0 0 12.0 17 10 10 4 8 1.750 34 34 3.55 15 11 0 238.1 228 54 154 1.183
Bob Welch 3 0 6.23 0 1 1 0 4.1 4 3 3 2 6 1.385 23 13 2.02 7 4 3 111.1 92 26 66 1.060
Totals 17 6 5.47 2 4 1 0 52.2 68 36 32 16 40 1.595 162 162 3.118 95 67 1440.1 1362 440 800 1.251

WS: NYY-LAD / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: LAD-PHI
 1977 WS /  1979 WS

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