Adverts

Open Access Articles- Top Results for 1978 Cleveland Indians season

1978 Cleveland Indians season

1978 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Cleveland, Ohio (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Ted Bonda, Steve O'Neill
    General manager(s) Phil Seghi
    Manager(s) Jeff Torborg
    Local television WJKW
    Local radio WWWE
    [[1977 Cleveland Indians season#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect. < Previous season]]     [[1979 Cleveland Indians season#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Next season  >]]

    Offseason

    Regular season

    On May 12, pitcher Nolan Ryan of the California Angels struck out Buddy Bell for the 2500th strikeout of his career.[5]

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 100 63 .613 --
    Boston Red Sox 99 64 .607 1
    Milwaukee Brewers 93 69 .574 6.5
    Baltimore Orioles 90 71 .559 9
    Detroit Tigers 86 76 .531 13.5
    Cleveland Indians 69 90 .434 29
    Toronto Blue Jays 59 102 .366 40


    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1978 Cleveland Indians
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Alexander, GaryGary Alexander 90 324 76 .235 17 62
    1B Thornton, AndreAndre Thornton 145 508 133 .262 33 105
    2B Kuiper, DuaneDuane Kuiper 149 547 155 .283 0 43
    3B Bell, BuddyBuddy Bell 142 556 157 .282 6 62
    SS Veryzer, TomTom Veryzer 130 421 114 .271 1 32
    LF Grubb, JohnnyJohnny Grubb 113 378 100 .265 14 61
    CF Manning, RickRick Manning 148 566 149 .263 3 50
    RF Dade, PaulPaul Dade 93 307 78 .254 3 20
    DH Carbo, BernieBernie Carbo 60 174 50 .287 4 16

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Norris, JimJim Norris 113 315 89 .283 2 27
    Cox, TedTed Cox 82 227 53 .233 1 19
    Horton, WillieWillie Horton 50 169 42 .249 5 22
    Díaz, BoBo Díaz 44 127 30 .236 2 11
    Speed, HoraceHorace Speed 70 106 24 .226 0 4
    Briggs, DanDan Briggs 15 49 8 .163 1 1
    Lintz, LarryLarry Lintz 3 0 0 ---- 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Wise, RickRick Wise 33 211.2 9 19 4.34 106
    Paxton, MikeMike Paxton 33 191 12 11 3.86 96
    Clyde, DavidDavid Clyde 28 153.1 8 11 4.28 83
    Freisleben, DaveDave Freisleben 12 44.1 1 4 7.11 19
    Garland, WayneWayne Garland 6 29 2 3 7.89 13

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Hood, DonDon Hood 36 154.2 5 6 4.48 73
    Reuschel, PaulPaul Reuschel 18 89.2 2 4 3.11 24

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Kern, JimJim Kern 58 10 10 13 3.08 95
    Spillner, DanDan Spillner 36 3 1 3 3.67 48
    Kinney, DennisDennis Kinney 18 0 2 5 4.42 19
    Fitzmorris, AlAl Fitzmorris 7 0 1 0 6.28 5

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

    #REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.AAA#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Portland Beavers#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Pacific Coast League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Gene Dusan#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.AA#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Chattanooga Lookouts#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Southern League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.John Orsino and Jim Bragan#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.A#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Waterloo Indians#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Midwest League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Woody Smith#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Short-Season A#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Batavia Trojans#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.New York-Penn League#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
    This page is a soft redirect.Luis Isaac
    Level Team League Manager
    [11]

    Notes

    References