1978 New York Yankees
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1978 New York Yankees*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)
New York Yankees - Franchise Page

(Regular Season)

(1978 American League)
Postseason

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
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
19.214.54.0
5.8
18.115.71.8
3.5
20.816.83.8
5.6
19.917.81.9
3.7
17.815.03.5
5.1
17.215.62.4
4.0
18.414.33.1
4.6
16.915.8-0.1
1.5
17.213.82.7
4.3
16.114.90.5
2.0
18.315.82.3
3.9
17.116.90.0
1.7
13.011.22.6
3.7
11.612.60.1
1.3
16.214.72.0
3.5
15.015.8-0.3
1.3
4.13.11.0
1.5
3.63.60.1
0.5
11.110.40.3
1.4
10.610.9-0.8
0.3
4.84.20.5
1.0
4.84.10.6
1.0
4.34.10.3
0.7
4.04.4-0.4
0.1
2.22.00.1
0.3
2.12.1-0.1
0.1
0.20.00.2
0.2
0.20.10.2
0.2
4.55.2-0.3
0.2
4.55.2-0.4
0.1
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.0-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
1.52.1-0.6
-0.4
1.42.2-0.7
-0.5
0.91.6-0.6
-0.5
1.11.4-0.4
-0.3
2.83.8-1.0
-0.7
2.83.9-1.2
-0.8
0.81.7-0.8
-0.7
1.01.5-0.5
-0.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
178.3154.622.9
39.5
168.0164.92.8
19.3


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
18.59.68.7
10.5
17.710.57.0
8.8
16.112.93.1
4.9
14.914.00.7
2.6
10.38.41.5
3.1
10.48.31.8
3.5
8.27.11.0
2.0
7.87.50.3
1.3
6.45.30.8
1.8
6.15.60.2
1.3
9.09.3-0.4
0.8
9.38.90.3
1.5
0.90.60.3
0.4
0.90.70.2
0.3
6.77.2-0.6
0.3
7.16.90.1
1.0
0.50.50.1
0.1
0.50.50.0
0.1
2.32.5-0.2
0.1
2.42.4-0.0
0.3
0.30.4-0.0
0.0
0.40.40.0
0.1
2.32.6-0.4
-0.0
2.42.4-0.1
0.3
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.40.6-0.1
-0.1
0.40.6-0.2
-0.1
0.81.0-0.3
-0.2
0.81.0-0.2
-0.1
0.30.6-0.3
-0.2
0.40.6-0.2
-0.1
1.82.6-0.8
-0.6
1.43.0-1.5
-1.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
84.771.412.0
23.0
83.073.18.6
19.5


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
263.0226.035.0
62.5
251.0238.011.3
38.8


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
13.510.0
0.575
1.01.3
0.434
0.00.0
0.000
3.64.4
0.454
13.912.0
0.536
0.81.0
0.452
0.00.0
0.000
5.04.8
0.512
10.39.5
0.518
2.11.6
0.567
0.00.0
0.000
4.84.6
0.513
13.412.9
0.510
1.00.9
0.527
0.00.0
0.000
2.52.1
0.547
11.710.3
0.531
0.90.6
0.611
0.00.0
0.000
3.54.0
0.467
10.911.2
0.492
1.81.1
0.624
0.00.0
0.000
4.54.5
0.496
6.37.8
0.445
0.50.5
0.501
0.00.0
0.000
4.84.2
0.537
11.812.6
0.484
1.01.0
0.479
0.00.0
0.000
2.22.2
0.508
3.43.2
0.515
0.10.2
0.302
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.475
7.67.3
0.510
0.70.5
0.575
0.00.0
0.000
2.43.2
0.429
2.72.3
0.541
0.30.2
0.616
0.00.0
0.000
1.81.7
0.520
3.53.9
0.473
0.20.2
0.520
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.3
0.485
1.31.3
0.491
0.10.1
0.431
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.6
0.526
0.20.0
0.979
0.00.0
0.770
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.378
2.42.8
0.460
0.30.4
0.456
0.00.0
0.000
1.82.0
0.468
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.357
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.042
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.223
0.00.1
0.236
0.00.0
0.314
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.21.6
0.419
0.10.1
0.379
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.4
0.324
0.40.8
0.333
0.00.2
0.217
0.00.0
0.000
0.60.5
0.557
1.52.4
0.383
0.20.2
0.470
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.3
0.472
0.40.8
0.350
0.10.0
0.708
0.00.0
0.000
0.50.7
0.427
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
116.3113.0
0.507
11.310.2
0.525
0.00.0
0.000
40.641.6
0.494


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.160
16.610.7
0.608
0.40.4
0.485
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
14.513.8
0.511
0.30.3
0.562
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
10.27.8
0.567
0.10.5
0.218
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
7.77.5
0.508
0.10.1
0.615
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.95.3
0.525
0.20.3
0.366
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
9.18.8
0.508
0.20.1
0.617
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.90.7
0.570
0.00.0
0.766
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
6.86.8
0.503
0.20.1
0.614
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.50.5
0.517
0.00.0
0.698
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.32.2
0.518
0.00.2
0.158
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.4
0.511
0.00.0
0.374
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.32.3
0.505
0.10.2
0.301
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.304
0.00.0
0.993
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.5
0.428
0.00.0
0.350
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.81.0
0.438
0.00.0
0.716
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.5
0.407
0.00.0
0.765
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.52.8
0.355
0.00.0
0.476
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.160
80.471.6
0.529
1.82.2
0.447


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
116.3113.0
0.507
11.310.2
0.525
80.471.6
0.529
42.443.8
0.492


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson12.213.1-0.2
Mike Heath1.52.2-0.6
Cliff Johnson1.11.9-0.7
Fran Healy0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL14.817.2-1.5
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss16.215.2-0.1
Jim Spencer0.60.7-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.816.0-0.3
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph17.115.72.1
Damaso Garcia1.11.5-0.4
Brian Doyle0.81.1-0.2
Fred Stanley0.50.40.0
George Zeber0.00.1-0.1
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.418.81.5
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles19.817.71.9
Paul Blair0.60.10.4
Brian Doyle0.20.3-0.0
Mickey Klutts0.20.00.2
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.918.32.5
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent11.712.50.1
Fred Stanley4.04.6-0.3
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.1
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.0-0.0
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
Domingo Ramos0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.717.2-0.2
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella10.110.3-0.7
Roy White8.38.7-0.7
Gary Thomasson2.21.90.2
Jay Johnstone0.50.30.2
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.221.3-1.1
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers16.816.9-0.4
Gary Thomasson1.81.60.2
Paul Blair1.41.9-0.5
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.120.4-0.7
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson14.512.61.2
Lou Piniella4.03.10.8
Thurman Munson1.71.7-0.1
Jay Johnstone1.41.30.0
Paul Blair0.71.1-0.5
Gary Thomasson0.70.50.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL23.020.31.6
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson3.53.10.3
Roy White2.32.00.2
Cliff Johnson2.11.90.1
Jim Spencer2.01.80.1
Lou Piniella1.61.40.2
Thurman Munson1.01.00.0
Chris Chambliss0.60.60.0
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.312.00.9
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer1.11.10.1
Cliff Johnson0.80.50.3
Paul Blair0.20.2-0.0
Lou Piniella0.30.10.2
Mickey Rivers0.30.10.2
Gary Thomasson0.10.10.0
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.0
Roy White0.00.2-0.2
Thurman Munson0.20.00.2
Dell Alston0.00.1-0.1
Reggie Jackson0.10.00.0
Willie Randolph0.10.00.1
Chris Chambliss0.00.0-0.0
George Zeber0.00.0-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL3.22.70.7
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Paul Blair0.00.2-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.1
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Jay Johnstone0.00.0-0.0
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.00.00.0
Gary Thomasson0.00.00.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
Mike Heath0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.3-0.2
  
Pitcher Offense
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Ed Figueroa14.814.10.6
Ron Guidry17.011.15.7
Dick Tidrow8.68.30.2
Catfish Hunter8.07.30.6
Jim Beattie6.96.9-0.0
Don Gullett2.42.4-0.0
Andy Messersmith1.62.7-1.1
Ken Clay1.21.00.2
Ken Holtzman0.71.1-0.3
Larry McCall0.40.40.1
Dave Rajsich0.30.4-0.0
Paul Lindblad0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL62.255.95.8
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Rich Gossage10.48.31.7
Sparky Lyle6.15.60.2
Ken Clay1.21.4-0.2
Rawly Eastwick0.90.70.2
Dick Tidrow0.70.60.0
Bob Kammeyer0.50.50.0
Paul Lindblad0.30.4-0.1
Larry McCall0.10.1-0.1
Jim Beattie0.10.00.0
Ron G. Davis0.00.1-0.0
Andy Messersmith0.00.1-0.0
Dave Rajsich0.00.00.0
Catfish Hunter0.00.0-0.0
Ken Holtzman0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.317.71.8


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1978 New York Yankees7.5-1.5-0.31.52.5-0.2-1.1-0.71.61.4


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Thurman Munson13.112.21.5
Mike Heath1.52.1-0.6
Cliff Johnson1.21.9-0.6
Fran Healy0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.716.20.4
  
First Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Chris Chambliss17.613.82.8
Jim Spencer0.60.7-0.2
Cliff Johnson0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.214.62.5
  
Second Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Willie Randolph17.815.03.4
Damaso Garcia0.81.7-0.8
Brian Doyle0.61.2-0.5
Fred Stanley0.50.40.2
George Zeber0.00.1-0.1
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.818.42.2
  
Third Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Graig Nettles20.816.83.9
Paul Blair0.60.10.6
Brian Doyle0.20.3-0.1
Mickey Klutts0.20.00.2
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.1
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.917.24.5
  
Shortstop
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Bucky Dent13.011.22.6
Fred Stanley4.04.6-0.3
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.1
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.0-0.0
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
Domingo Ramos0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.915.92.1
  
Left Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Lou Piniella10.99.60.9
Roy White8.88.20.3
Gary Thomasson2.51.60.8
Jay Johnstone0.50.30.2
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.819.72.1
  
Center Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Mickey Rivers18.015.72.0
Gary Thomasson1.71.70.0
Paul Blair1.32.0-0.7
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.019.41.3
  
Right Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Reggie Jackson15.311.72.9
Lou Piniella4.13.01.0
Thurman Munson1.91.50.4
Jay Johnstone1.61.10.4
Paul Blair0.61.3-0.8
Gary Thomasson0.60.6-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL24.119.23.9
  
Designated Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Reggie Jackson3.92.71.1
Roy White2.32.00.2
Cliff Johnson2.21.80.4
Jim Spencer2.31.50.7
Lou Piniella1.91.20.7
Thurman Munson1.01.0-0.1
Chris Chambliss0.80.50.3
Jay Johnstone0.00.3-0.3
------ ------ ------
TOTAL14.311.03.0
  
Pinch Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Jim Spencer1.30.90.5
Cliff Johnson0.90.30.6
Paul Blair0.20.20.1
Lou Piniella0.30.10.2
Mickey Rivers0.30.00.3
Gary Thomasson0.00.3-0.2
Jay Johnstone0.00.2-0.2
Roy White0.00.2-0.2
Thurman Munson0.20.00.2
Dell Alston0.00.1-0.1
Reggie Jackson0.10.00.0
Willie Randolph0.10.00.1
Chris Chambliss0.00.0-0.0
George Zeber0.00.0-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL3.42.51.1
  
Pinch Runner
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.1
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.1
Brian Doyle0.00.00.0
Jay Johnstone0.00.0-0.0
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.00.00.0
Gary Thomasson0.00.00.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
Mike Heath0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.3-0.2
  
Pitcher Offense
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Ed Figueroa16.112.93.1
Ron Guidry18.59.68.7
Dick Tidrow8.48.5-0.2
Catfish Hunter8.27.11.0
Jim Beattie6.67.2-0.6
Don Gullett2.32.5-0.2
Andy Messersmith1.82.6-0.8
Ken Clay1.31.00.3
Ken Holtzman0.71.0-0.3
Larry McCall0.30.5-0.1
Dave Rajsich0.30.4-0.1
Paul Lindblad0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL64.653.410.7
  
Relief Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Rich Gossage10.38.41.5
Sparky Lyle6.45.30.8
Ken Clay1.01.6-0.7
Rawly Eastwick0.90.60.3
Dick Tidrow0.60.8-0.2
Bob Kammeyer0.50.50.1
Paul Lindblad0.20.4-0.2
Larry McCall0.10.1-0.0
Jim Beattie0.10.00.0
Ron G. Davis0.00.1-0.1
Andy Messersmith0.00.1-0.0
Dave Rajsich0.00.00.0
Catfish Hunter0.00.0-0.0
Ken Holtzman0.00.00.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.117.91.4


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1978 New York Yankees12.00.42.52.24.52.12.11.33.93.9


*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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