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1978 Milwaukee Brewers season

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1978 Milwaukee Brewers season

The 1978 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers finishing third in the American League East with a record of 93 wins and 69 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

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 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Martinez, BuckBuck Martinez 89 256 56 .219 1 20
1B Cooper, CecilCecil Cooper 107 407 127 .312 13 54
2B Molitor, PaulPaul Molitor 125 521 142 .273 6 45
3B Bando, SalSal Bando 152 540 154 .285 17 78
SS Yount, RobinRobin Yount 127 502 147 .293 9 71
LF Hisle, LarryLarry Hisle 142 520 151 .290 34 115
CF Thomas, GormanGorman Thomas 137 452 111 .246 32 86
RF Lezcano, SixtoSixto Lezcano 132 442 129 .292 15 61
DH Davis, DickDick Davis 69 218 54 .248 5 26

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
Money, DonDon Money 137 518 152 .293 14 54
Oglivie, BenBen Oglivie 128 469 142 .303 18 72
Moore, CharlieCharlie Moore 96 268 72 .269 5 31
Wohlford, JimJim Wohlford 46 118 35 .297 1 19
Gantner, JimJim Gantner 43 97 21 .216 1 8
Sakata, LennLenn Sakata 30 78 15 .192 0 3
May, DaveDave May 39 77 15 .195 2 11
Muser, TonyTony Muser 15 30 4 .133 0 5
Nordbrook, TimTim Nordbrook 2 5 0 .000 0 0
Etchebarren, AndyAndy Etchebarren 4 5 2 .400 0 2
Yurak, JeffJeff Yurak 5 5 0 .000 0 0
Haney, LarryLarry Haney 5 5 1 .200 0 1
Johnson, TimTim Johnson 3 3 0 .000 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
Sorensen, LaryLary Sorensen 37 280.2 18 12 3.21 78
Caldwell, MikeMike Caldwell 37 293.1 22 9 2.36 131
Augustine, JerryJerry Augustine 35 188.1 13 12 4.54 59
Travers, BillBill Travers 28 175.2 12 11 4.41 66
Haas, MooseMoose Haas 7 30.2 2 3 6.16 32

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
Replogle, AndyAndy Replogle 32 149.1 9 5 3.92 41
Rodríguez, EduardoEduardo Rodríguez 32 105.1 5 5 3.93 51
Bomback, MarkMark Bomback 2 1.2 0 0 16.20 1

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
McClure, BobBob McClure 44 2 6 9 3.74 47
Castro, BillBill Castro 42 5 4 8 1.81 17
Stein, RandyRandy Stein 31 3 2 1 5.33 42
Mueller, WillieWillie Mueller 5 1 0 0 6.39 6
Farmer, EdEd Farmer 3 1 0 1 0.82 6

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League John Felske
AA Holyoke Millers Eastern League George Farson
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Lee Sigman
Short-Season A Newark Co-Pilots New York-Penn League Ken Richardson

Notes

References

  • 1978 Milwaukee Brewers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1978 Milwaukee Brewers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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