1978 Most Common Starters

  • Players listed have the most games at that position
  • (WAR)
1978 Most Common Starters
Rk Tm C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
1ATL (69-93, 0.59 oWAR)B.Pocoroba (-1.09)D.Murphy (-0.58)J.Royster (-0.03)B.Horner (2.12)D.Chaney (0.10)J.Burroughs (4.61)R.Office (0.46)G.Matthews (2.69)B.Asselstine (0.20)
2BAL (90-71, 29.93 oWAR)R.Dempsey (3.27)E.Murray (4.28)R.Dauer (1.75)D.DeCinces (6.79)M.Belanger (3.50)P.Kelly (1.01)L.Harlow (0.76)K.Singleton (4.67)L.May (0.73)
3BOS (99-64, 24.45 oWAR)C.Fisk (5.94)G.Scott (-0.21)J.Remy (1.87)B.Hobson (0.25)R.Burleson (1.53)J.Rice (7.57)F.Lynn (4.42)D.Evans (3.10)B.Bailey (-0.29)
4CAL (87-75, 19.82 oWAR)B.Downing (2.84)R.Fairly (-0.31)B.Grich (3.45)C.Lansford (2.64)D.Chalk (1.26)J.Rudi (0.94)R.Miller (1.98)L.Bostock (2.78)D.Baylor (1.58)
5CHC (79-83, 11.51 oWAR)D.Rader (-0.33)B.Buckner (0.92)M.Trillo (1.00)S.Ontiveros (0.65)I.de Jesus (3.70)D.Kingman (2.42)G.Gross (0.04)B.Murcer (0.05)L.Biittner (-0.87)
6CHW (71-90, 14.08 oWAR)B.Nahorodny (0.07)L.Johnson (1.13)J.Orta (1.20)E.Soderholm (2.61)D.Kessinger (-0.16)R.Garr (0.88)C.Lemon (4.86)C.Washington (-0.07)R.Blomberg (-0.11)
7CIN (92-69, 23.25 oWAR)J.Bench (4.45)D.Driessen (2.14)J.Morgan (1.60)P.Rose (3.38)D.Concepcion (3.75)G.Foster (4.86)C.Geronimo (0.09)K.Griffey (2.55)R.Auerbach (1.18)
8CLE (69-90, 16.82 oWAR)G.Alexander (1.35)A.Thornton (5.35)D.Kuiper (1.32)B.Bell (4.40)T.Veryzer (0.78)J.Grubb (2.32)R.Manning (0.89)P.Dade (0.54)B.Carbo (0.31)
9DET (86-76, 26.25 oWAR)M.May (1.36)J.Thompson (5.55)L.Whitaker (3.84)A.Rodriguez (1.73)A.Trammell (2.82)S.Kemp (3.31)R.LeFlore (4.05)T.Corcoran (-0.04)R.Staub (1.47)
10HOU (74-88, 15.58 oWAR)L.Pujols (-1.59)B.Watson (2.97)A.Howe (2.65)E.Cabell (2.79)J.Sexton (0.40)D.Walling (0.94)T.Puhl (3.66)J.Cruz (5.29)J.Alou (0.22)
11KCR (92-70, 30.01 oWAR)D.Porter (4.24)P.LaCock (0.91)F.White (3.97)G.Brett (5.37)F.Patek (1.72)W.Wilson (0.98)A.Otis (7.38)A.Cowens (1.89)H.McRae (1.13)
12LAD (95-67, 33.18 oWAR)S.Yeager (1.71)S.Garvey (4.73)D.Lopes (4.89)R.Cey (5.35)B.Russell (2.83)D.Baker (2.37)B.North (1.80)R.Smith (4.53)G.Burke (-0.22)
13MIL (93-69, 37.82 oWAR)C.Moore (1.32)C.Cooper (3.00)P.Molitor (2.74)S.Bando (5.66)R.Yount (5.01)L.Hisle (5.31)G.Thomas (3.27)S.Lezcano (4.03)D.Davis (-0.66)
14MIN (73-89, 22.02 oWAR)B.Wynegar (1.46)R.Carew (4.96)B.Randall (1.97)M.Cubbage (2.68)R.Smalley (5.92)W.Norwood (0.37)D.Ford (1.30)H.Powell (1.16)G.Adams (-0.30)
15MON (76-86, 27.22 oWAR)G.Carter (5.81)T.Perez (3.27)D.Cash (1.06)L.Parrish (2.65)C.Speier (3.14)W.Cromartie (4.46)A.Dawson (4.78)E.Valentine (5.58)B.Atkinson (-0.39)
16NYM (66-96, 14.07 oWAR)J.Stearns (5.27)W.Montanez (0.41)D.Flynn (-1.01)L.Randle (0.86)T.Foli (0.88)S.Henderson (2.50)L.Mazzilli (3.32)E.Maddox (0.93)B.Benton (0.10)
17NYY (100-63, 31.07 oWAR)T.Munson (3.25)C.Chambliss (3.15)W.Randolph (5.85)G.Nettles (5.67)B.Dent (2.70)L.Piniella (3.72)M.Rivers (3.51)R.Jackson (3.52)C.Johnson (-0.19)
18OAK (69-93, 4.75 oWAR)J.Essian (2.32)D.Revering (1.21)M.Edwards (0.15)W.Gross (-0.20)M.Guerrero (0.43)M.Page (2.27)J.Wallis (-0.62)T.Armas (0.22)G.Alexander (0.08)
19PHI (90-72, 33.70 oWAR)B.Boone (3.63)R.Hebner (2.47)T.Sizemore (-0.32)M.Schmidt (6.22)L.Bowa (5.75)G.Luzinski (5.24)G.Maddox (5.14)B.McBride (2.66)D.Boitano (0.05)
20PIT (88-73, 13.79 oWAR)E.Ott (0.91)W.Stargell (3.10)P.Garner (2.26)D.Berra (-0.22)F.Taveras (0.07)B.Robinson (0.37)O.Moreno (2.32)D.Parker (7.01)M.Alexander (0.01)
21SDP (84-78, 18.33 oWAR)R.Sweet (0.58)G.Tenace (5.21)F.Gonzalez (0.35)B.Almon (0.06)O.Smith (3.25)G.Richards (3.27)D.Winfield (4.34)O.Gamble (1.85)T.Ashford (-0.80)
22SEA (56-104, 8.93 oWAR)B.Stinson (3.17)D.Meyer (-2.69)J.Cruz (2.29)B.Stein (1.04)C.Reynolds (2.65)B.Bochte (1.09)R.Jones (0.49)L.Roberts (4.36)L.Stanton (-1.34)
23SFG (89-73, 16.89 oWAR)M.Hill (0.91)W.McCovey (-0.66)B.Madlock (4.78)D.Evans (3.78)J.LeMaster (0.77)T.Whitfield (1.78)L.Herndon (0.83)J.Clark (5.94)R.Andrews (-0.20)
24STL (69-93, 8.54 oWAR)T.Simmons (5.51)K.Hernandez (2.55)M.Tyson (-1.73)K.Reitz (1.23)G.Templeton (3.02)L.Brock (-1.85)G.Hendrick (2.81)J.Morales (-0.62)T.Bruno (1.46)
25TEX (87-75, 22.04 oWAR)J.Sundberg (5.36)M.Hargrove (1.44)B.Wills (3.54)T.Harrah (3.76)B.Campaneris (-0.59)A.Oliver (3.56)J.Beniquez (-0.11)B.Bonds (3.98)R.Zisk (1.42)
26TOR (59-102, 6.93 oWAR)R.Cerone (-0.12)J.Mayberry (-0.46)D.McKay (-0.06)R.Howell (2.23)L.Gomez (-1.46)A.Woods (-0.34)R.Bosetti (2.26)B.Bailor (1.81)R.Carty (1.85)