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1978 Season


1977 / 1979

Top Hitter


Jim
Rice

Top Pitcher


Phil
Niekro

1978 World Series








Defeated
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All-1978 Team



rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
Glossary

Left Field Tm
BOS
7.5
7.7
0.9
MIL
5.3
6.2
-0.1
PHI
5.2
6.1
-0.1
CIN
4.8
5.7
0.1
ATL
4.6
6.3
-0.9
MON
4.4
2.7
2.7
Center Field Tm
KCR
7.4
5.6
1.7
PHI
5.1
3.0
2.3
CHW
4.9
3.6
1.4
MON
4.8
3.4
1.5
BOS
4.4
4.7
-0.4
DET
4.0
5.1
-1.2

Right Field Tm
PIT
7.0
7.7
0.1
SFG
5.9
6.1
0.7
MON
5.6
4.2
2.1
HOU
5.3
6.2
-0.1
BAL
4.7
6.2
-0.9
LAD
4.5
5.7
-0.5
Shortstop Tm
MIN
5.9
4.3
0.4
PHI
5.7
2.9
1.9
MIL
5.0
3.3
0.8
CIN
3.7
3.4
-0.6
CHC
3.6
2.1
0.6
BAL
3.5
-0.2
2.9
Second Base Tm
NYY
5.8
4.2
1.1
LAD
4.9
4.5
-0.0
SFG
4.8
4.8
-0.3
KCR
4.0
2.1
1.3
DET
3.8
2.3
1.1
TEX
3.5
1.8
1.1
Third Base Tm
BAL
6.8
5.2
1.2
PHI
6.2
4.4
1.5
NYY
5.7
3.9
1.3
MIL
5.6
4.4
0.9
KCR
5.4
4.1
0.9
LAD
5.3
4.8
0.2
First Base Tm
DET
5.5
5.2
1.2
CLE
5.3
5.8
0.4
SDP
5.2
4.3
1.0
MIN
4.9
5.8
-0.1
MIL
4.8
4.4
0.7
LAD
4.7
5.4
0.5
 
Catcher Tm
BOS
5.9
4.8
0.0
MON
5.8
3.5
1.4
STL
5.5
4.7
0.0
TEX
5.3
2.4
1.8
NYM
5.3
3.1
1.2
CIN
4.4
3.2
0.6
Designated Hitter Tm
MULT
3.2
4.6
-0.0
CAL
1.6
3.9
-1.0
DET
1.5
3.3
-0.0
Starting Pitcher Tm
ATL
334.1
10.4
10.0
0.4
NYY
273.2
9.6
9.6
-0.0
MIL
293.1
8.1
8.1
-0.0
BOS
268.1
7.3
7.3
-0.0
MIN
220.1
6.6
6.6
-0.0
TEX
270.0
6.4
6.4
-0.0
BAL
296.0
6.4
6.3
-0.0
SFG
258.0
6.2
5.8
0.4
SFG
260.0
5.8
6.3
-0.6
BOS
212.1
5.6
5.6
-0.0
STL
234.0
5.6
5.2
0.4
TEX
249.0
5.6
5.5
-0.0
NYM
207.1
5.5
5.6
-0.2
CHC
242.2
5.4
5.5
-0.1
LAD
236.0
5.3
5.1
0.2
MIL
280.2
5.0
5.0
-0.0
Relief Pitcher Tm
BOS
141.2
4.2
4.1
-0.0
CIN
100.1
4.1
4.1
-0.0
MULT
117.0
3.8
3.9
-0.1
PIT
135.0
3.4
3.4
-0.1
NYY
134.1
3.2
3.2
-0.0
DET
92.1
3.1
3.1
-0.0
MIN
99.0
3.0
3.0
-0.0
TOR
47.1
2.8
2.8
-0.0
HOU
133.1
2.7
2.7
0.0
OAK
109.0
2.7
2.7
-0.0
CLE
99.1
2.7
2.7
-0.0
SDP
93.0
2.7
2.5
0.1
SDP
107.1
2.6
2.5
0.1
CAL
95.2
2.2
2.1
-0.0
LAD
65.1
1.9
1.6
0.3
CAL
84.2
1.8
1.8
-0.0

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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James