1978 Major League
Baseball Player Won-Loss Records
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1978 Major League*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)

1978 American League  1978 National League  

1978 Major League Leaders and Trailers
1978 Postseason
1978 Season as Seen Through the Prism of Player Won-Lost Records

Positional Average (Weighted Avg of Options): 0.500 (1-Year) (9-Year) (Long-Run) "

Positional Averages for Pitchers (Wgted Avg of Options): 0.500 "vs. Different Values for Starting vs. Relief Pitchers: (Empirical) (Based on Pitchers who Do Both)


Basic Player Won-Lost Records by Team
(Sorted by pWOPA)
Team Games Wins Losses pWins pLosses pWOPA
163.0100.0
63.0
263.0226.035.0
163.099.0
64.0
262.0227.033.6
162.095.0
67.0
257.0229.026.7
162.093.0
69.0
255.0231.022.3
161.092.0
69.0
253.0230.021.3
162.092.0
70.0
254.0232.020.3
161.090.0
71.0
251.0232.017.3
162.090.0
72.0
252.0234.016.4
162.089.0
73.0
251.0235.014.0
161.088.0
73.0
249.0234.013.7
162.087.0
75.0
249.0237.010.1
162.087.0
75.0
249.0237.09.8
162.086.0
76.0
248.0238.08.1
162.084.0
78.0
246.0240.04.4
162.079.0
83.0
241.0245.0-6.1
162.076.0
86.0
238.0248.0-11.4
162.074.0
88.0
236.0250.0-15.5
162.073.0
89.0
235.0251.0-17.3
161.071.0
90.0
232.0251.0-20.7
159.069.0
90.0
228.0249.0-23.0
162.069.0
93.0
231.0255.0-25.4
162.069.0
93.0
231.0255.0-25.9
162.069.0
93.0
231.0255.0-26.0
162.066.0
96.0
228.0258.0-32.0
161.059.0
102.0
220.0263.0-44.9
160.056.0
104.0
216.0264.0-49.8
Ties count as 0.5 win and 0.5 loss. Teams in bold made the postseason. pWins equal team wins plus team games; pLosses equal team losses plus team games.

Expected Won-Lost Records by Team
(Sorted by eWORL)
Team eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
253.6232.419.546.6
251.6234.416.943.0
250.3235.714.040.0
248.4234.612.939.9
251.0238.011.338.8
250.1238.910.337.6
248.7237.310.037.1
247.8238.29.135.4
247.7238.38.135.4
247.6238.47.534.7
243.9239.14.630.9
244.9241.13.529.9
243.4239.62.829.1
243.7242.30.627.0
243.7242.3-0.726.7
243.1242.9-1.225.9
241.0245.0-4.721.4
241.1244.9-5.521.2
235.9241.1-6.820.1
238.5247.5-10.116.6
236.7246.3-11.315.9
237.3248.7-11.614.9
236.5249.5-15.012.7
235.7250.3-15.910.4
231.4251.6-21.55.7
227.9252.1-25.91.3


Batting Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Batting Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
118.9106.80.52712.1
117.3105.50.52711.8
114.6106.70.5187.9
116.0108.80.5167.3
114.7107.80.5156.9
115.9110.60.5125.3
112.5108.40.5094.1
112.8109.00.5093.9
116.3113.00.5073.2
112.8110.50.5052.3
114.5112.60.5041.9
105.3104.20.5031.1
113.6113.00.5010.6
108.5108.90.499-0.4
111.3112.40.498-1.1
110.4111.50.498-1.1
110.1111.60.497-1.5
109.3111.60.495-2.3
103.3105.90.494-2.6
107.0110.60.492-3.6
104.8109.00.490-4.2
104.2108.40.490-4.3
105.9113.40.483-7.5
102.3110.70.480-8.4
103.7112.60.479-8.9
102.0111.10.479-9.1


Baserunning Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Baserunning Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
14.011.50.5492.5
10.98.70.5572.2
12.210.00.5492.2
11.810.20.5351.5
13.011.70.5271.3
11.810.60.5271.2
11.310.20.5251.1
13.312.40.5180.9
10.89.90.5220.9
12.611.80.5180.9
12.111.50.5120.6
10.710.60.5030.1
10.710.50.5030.1
10.210.30.496-0.2
10.410.70.492-0.3
10.410.90.490-0.4
12.513.00.489-0.6
11.111.70.488-0.6
9.610.30.482-0.7
9.810.60.481-0.8
12.413.20.485-0.8
11.212.20.479-1.0
10.311.50.475-1.1
11.813.10.475-1.3
8.19.40.463-1.3
10.713.00.452-2.3


Pitching Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Pitching Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
80.471.60.5298.8
79.370.90.5288.4
76.269.00.5257.3
74.767.90.5246.8
76.971.00.5205.9
75.570.90.5154.5
74.870.50.5154.4
73.969.80.5154.2
79.475.70.5123.6
72.669.90.5092.7
76.174.80.5041.3
75.273.90.5041.2
77.175.80.5041.2
75.174.00.5041.1
73.073.60.498-0.5
74.575.10.498-0.6
71.772.80.496-1.1
72.073.20.496-1.1
76.378.00.494-1.8
77.179.80.491-2.7
71.374.50.489-3.3
73.276.80.488-3.6
72.277.20.483-5.0
71.477.00.481-5.6
73.981.80.475-7.9
70.179.90.467-9.8


Fielding Records by Team
(Sorted by Net Fielding Wins)
Team eWins eLosses eWin Pct. Net eWins
51.345.40.5305.9
47.743.90.5213.8
45.442.30.5183.2
47.144.10.5163.0
47.644.90.5152.8
48.746.70.5102.0
47.946.30.5091.6
48.447.10.5071.3
48.548.20.5020.4
46.646.50.5010.2
48.748.60.5010.1
44.845.00.498-0.3
48.248.50.498-0.3
52.653.10.498-0.5
43.043.70.496-0.7
44.745.60.495-0.9
45.546.80.493-1.3
44.345.60.492-1.4
47.048.40.493-1.4
42.443.80.492-1.4
46.848.70.490-2.0
47.750.00.488-2.3
46.849.40.487-2.5
45.048.00.484-3.0
46.549.60.484-3.1
44.648.30.480-3.7


Player Won-Lost Records (all players)

Underlying Calculations related to 1978 Major League

Ballpark Factors
Net Win Values
Positional Averages
Replacement Levels
Division of Shared Credit
Event Probabilities
*Player won-loss records are calculated using Retrosheet play-by-play data. For some seasons, Retrosheet does not have full play-by-play data for all games. In these cases, some games may be missing.
The number of Games shown here are the number of games for which Retrosheet play-by-play data exist and were used in these calculations.



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