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
20.716.81.9
3.6
19.817.71.0
2.7
18.014.92.0
3.5
17.315.61.3
2.8
19.114.71.8
3.5
18.115.70.8
2.5
18.314.41.4
3.0
16.915.8-0.0
1.6
17.114.01.2
2.8
16.115.00.2
1.7
18.216.01.0
2.6
17.217.0-0.0
1.6
13.011.11.4
2.6
11.612.60.0
1.2
16.114.71.0
2.5
15.015.8-0.1
1.3
11.010.6-0.0
1.1
10.611.0-0.4
0.7
4.13.10.5
0.9
3.73.60.0
0.4
4.74.30.2
0.6
4.84.10.3
0.7
4.34.10.1
0.6
4.04.4-0.2
0.3
4.65.1-0.1
0.4
4.55.2-0.2
0.3
2.22.00.0
0.2
2.12.1-0.0
0.2
0.20.00.1
0.1
0.20.10.1
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
-0.0
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
1.52.2-0.3
-0.1
1.42.2-0.3
-0.2
0.91.6-0.3
-0.2
1.11.5-0.2
-0.1
2.83.8-0.5
-0.2
2.83.8-0.6
-0.2
0.81.7-0.4
-0.3
1.01.5-0.2
-0.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
177.7155.210.9
27.1
168.1164.81.3
17.5


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
18.69.64.6
6.4
17.710.53.7
5.5
16.212.81.8
3.6
14.914.00.5
2.3
10.38.30.9
2.5
10.48.31.0
2.6
8.37.10.6
1.6
7.87.50.2
1.2
6.45.30.5
1.5
6.15.60.2
1.2
9.09.2-0.1
1.1
9.38.90.2
1.4
6.77.2-0.2
0.7
7.06.90.1
1.0
0.90.60.1
0.3
0.90.70.1
0.3
2.32.5-0.1
0.2
2.42.40.0
0.3
2.32.6-0.2
0.2
2.42.4-0.0
0.4
0.50.50.0
0.1
0.50.50.0
0.1
0.40.4-0.0
0.0
0.40.40.0
0.1
0.40.5-0.1
0.0
0.40.6-0.1
-0.0
0.81.0-0.1
-0.0
0.81.0-0.1
0.0
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.30.6-0.1
-0.1
0.40.6-0.1
-0.0
1.82.6-0.4
-0.1
1.42.9-0.7
-0.5
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
85.370.87.3
18.1
82.973.15.0
15.8


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
263.0226.018.2
45.2
251.0238.06.2
33.3


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.
13.711.8
0.537
0.81.0
0.452
0.00.0
0.000
4.64.4
0.511
10.69.9
0.518
1.91.4
0.578
0.00.0
0.000
4.74.5
0.512
12.89.4
0.575
1.11.5
0.436
0.00.0
0.000
3.64.4
0.453
12.512.0
0.510
1.11.0
0.528
0.00.0
0.000
2.42.0
0.544
10.29.0
0.531
0.90.6
0.610
0.00.0
0.000
3.64.1
0.467
10.610.9
0.492
1.60.9
0.628
0.00.0
0.000
4.64.7
0.496
6.48.0
0.445
0.60.5
0.504
0.00.0
0.000
4.43.8
0.537
11.712.5
0.484
1.01.1
0.479
0.00.0
0.000
2.01.9
0.508
7.26.9
0.510
0.70.5
0.577
0.00.0
0.000
2.33.0
0.428
3.12.9
0.515
0.10.2
0.301
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.474
2.62.2
0.541
0.30.2
0.616
0.00.0
0.000
1.71.6
0.520
3.43.7
0.473
0.20.2
0.523
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.3
0.486
2.83.3
0.460
0.30.3
0.457
0.00.0
0.000
1.92.2
0.468
1.21.2
0.491
0.10.1
0.432
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.6
0.528
0.10.0
0.979
0.00.0
0.772
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.378
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
0.364
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
0.00.1
0.222
0.00.1
0.235
0.00.0
0.312
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.8
0.418
0.10.2
0.379
0.00.0
0.000
0.20.4
0.324
0.61.1
0.333
0.00.1
0.219
0.00.0
0.000
0.80.6
0.557
1.72.7
0.383
0.20.2
0.492
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.5
0.473
0.50.9
0.349
0.10.0
0.708
0.00.0
0.000
0.50.7
0.427
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
112.9110.7
0.505
11.09.9
0.526
0.00.0
0.000
39.841.0
0.493


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
0.159
14.69.4
0.608
0.30.3
0.494
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
12.712.1
0.511
0.30.2
0.563
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
7.45.7
0.567
0.10.4
0.219
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
6.15.9
0.507
0.10.1
0.616
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
5.85.2
0.525
0.20.3
0.367
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
9.39.0
0.507
0.20.1
0.616
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
6.76.7
0.502
0.20.1
0.617
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.0
0.570
0.00.0
0.767
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
2.42.3
0.518
0.00.2
0.162
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
3.83.7
0.505
0.10.1
0.307
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.11.0
0.517
0.00.0
0.700
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.6
0.512
0.00.0
0.374
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.81.1
0.428
0.00.0
0.352
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.81.1
0.438
0.00.0
0.711
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.2
0.304
0.00.0
0.993
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.91.4
0.407
0.00.0
0.766
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
1.22.2
0.354
0.00.0
0.476
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.159
75.868.6
0.525
1.72.0
0.454


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
112.9110.7
0.505
11.09.9
0.525
75.868.6
0.525
41.443.0
0.491


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson11.812.7-0.2
Mike Heath1.62.4-0.3
Cliff Johnson1.01.8-0.3
Fran Healy0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL14.416.9-0.8
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss15.314.3-0.0
Jim Spencer0.60.7-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.915.1-0.1
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph17.215.81.1
Damaso Garcia1.11.5-0.2
Brian Doyle1.11.5-0.2
Fred Stanley0.50.50.0
George Zeber0.00.2-0.1
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.919.50.7
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles19.117.10.9
Brian Doyle0.20.2-0.0
Paul Blair0.20.10.1
Mickey Klutts0.20.10.1
Fred Stanley0.10.1-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.717.61.0
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent11.412.4-0.0
Fred Stanley4.45.1-0.2
Brian Doyle0.00.1-0.0
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.1-0.0
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
Domingo Ramos0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.917.7-0.3
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella9.19.4-0.4
Roy White8.18.5-0.3
Gary Thomasson2.01.70.1
Jay Johnstone0.40.20.1
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.620.0-0.6
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers16.516.5-0.1
Paul Blair2.02.6-0.3
Gary Thomasson1.61.40.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.120.5-0.4
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson14.512.50.6
Lou Piniella3.52.70.3
Thurman Munson1.61.6-0.0
Jay Johnstone1.31.20.0
Paul Blair0.71.1-0.2
Gary Thomasson0.90.70.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.419.80.8
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson3.02.70.1
Cliff Johnson2.22.00.1
Jim Spencer2.11.90.1
Roy White2.01.70.1
Lou Piniella1.71.40.1
Thurman Munson1.31.20.0
Chris Chambliss0.70.70.0
Jay Johnstone0.20.3-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.212.00.4
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer0.60.60.0
Cliff Johnson0.60.30.1
Paul Blair0.30.3-0.0
Lou Piniella0.40.20.1
Jay Johnstone0.10.2-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.20.10.1
Roy White0.00.2-0.1
Gary Thomasson0.10.1-0.0
Dell Alston0.00.1-0.0
Reggie Jackson0.00.00.0
Thurman Munson0.10.00.0
Willie Randolph0.10.00.0
George Zeber0.00.0-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
Chris Chambliss0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL2.42.20.2
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
Fred Stanley0.00.0-0.0
Jay Johnstone0.00.0-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Gary Thomasson0.00.00.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
Mickey Rivers0.00.00.0
Ron Guidry0.00.0-0.0
Mike Heath0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.2-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Ed Figueroa13.012.30.4
Ron Guidry14.99.72.6
Dick Tidrow8.17.90.1
Jim Beattie6.56.50.0
Catfish Hunter6.15.60.3
Don Gullett2.52.50.0
Andy Messersmith1.11.8-0.4
Ken Clay1.41.10.1
Ken Holtzman0.71.0-0.2
Dave Rajsich0.40.5-0.0
Larry McCall0.30.30.0
Paul Lindblad0.20.3-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL55.249.63.0
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Rich Gossage7.66.10.7
Sparky Lyle5.95.50.2
Ken Clay2.52.7-0.1
Dick Tidrow1.31.20.1
Rawly Eastwick1.41.00.2
Bob Kammeyer1.11.10.0
Paul Lindblad0.81.1-0.1
Larry McCall0.50.8-0.2
Jim Beattie0.40.30.1
Andy Messersmith0.10.4-0.1
Dave Rajsich0.30.20.0
Catfish Hunter0.10.4-0.2
Ron G. Davis0.10.2-0.1
Ken Holtzman0.20.10.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.321.00.4


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1978 New York Yankees3.4-0.8-0.10.71.0-0.3-0.6-0.40.80.6


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Thurman Munson13.012.20.8
Mike Heath1.52.2-0.3
Cliff Johnson1.11.9-0.3
Fran Healy0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.716.20.1
  
First Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Chris Chambliss17.513.91.3
Jim Spencer0.60.7-0.1
Cliff Johnson0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.114.71.2
  
Second Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Willie Randolph17.914.91.9
Damaso Garcia0.81.7-0.4
Brian Doyle0.71.2-0.3
Fred Stanley0.60.40.1
George Zeber0.00.1-0.0
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.018.31.3
  
Third Base
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Graig Nettles20.716.71.9
Paul Blair0.60.10.3
Brian Doyle0.20.3-0.0
Mickey Klutts0.20.00.1
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.817.22.2
  
Shortstop
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Bucky Dent13.011.11.4
Fred Stanley4.04.5-0.1
Graig Nettles0.00.1-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Damaso Garcia0.00.0-0.0
Paul Blair0.00.0-0.0
Domingo Ramos0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.015.81.2
  
Left Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Lou Piniella10.89.70.3
Roy White8.78.3-0.0
Gary Thomasson2.41.60.4
Jay Johnstone0.50.30.1
Paul Blair0.00.1-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL22.520.10.7
  
Center Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Mickey Rivers17.816.00.8
Gary Thomasson1.71.7-0.0
Paul Blair1.32.0-0.4
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.819.70.4
  
Right Field
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson15.111.91.2
Lou Piniella4.13.00.5
Thurman Munson1.91.50.2
Jay Johnstone1.61.10.2
Paul Blair0.51.3-0.4
Gary Thomasson0.60.6-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL23.919.41.7
  
Designated Hitter
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Reggie Jackson3.92.70.5
Roy White2.32.00.1
Cliff Johnson2.31.80.2
Jim Spencer2.31.50.3
Lou Piniella1.91.10.3
Thurman Munson1.01.0-0.0
Chris Chambliss0.80.40.2
Jay Johnstone0.10.3-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL14.411.01.5
  
Pinch Hitter
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Jim Spencer1.30.90.3
Cliff Johnson0.90.30.3
Mickey Rivers0.40.00.2
Paul Blair0.20.20.1
Lou Piniella0.30.10.1
Gary Thomasson0.00.3-0.1
Jay Johnstone0.00.2-0.1
Roy White0.00.2-0.1
Thurman Munson0.20.00.1
Dell Alston0.00.1-0.1
Reggie Jackson0.10.00.0
Willie Randolph0.10.00.0
Chris Chambliss0.00.0-0.0
George Zeber0.00.0-0.0
Brian Doyle0.00.0-0.0
Dennis Sherrill0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL3.42.50.6
  
Pinch Runner
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Paul Blair0.10.1-0.0
Fred Stanley0.00.1-0.0
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
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.10.3-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Ed Figueroa16.212.81.8
Ron Guidry18.69.64.6
Dick Tidrow8.48.40.0
Catfish Hunter8.37.10.6
Jim Beattie6.67.1-0.2
Don Gullett2.32.5-0.1
Andy Messersmith1.82.5-0.4
Ken Clay1.31.00.2
Ken Holtzman0.81.0-0.1
Larry McCall0.30.4-0.1
Dave Rajsich0.30.4-0.0
Paul Lindblad0.10.2-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL65.053.06.3
  
Relief Pitching
Player fWins fLosses eWOPA
Rich Gossage10.38.30.9
Sparky Lyle6.45.30.5
Ken Clay1.01.6-0.3
Rawly Eastwick0.90.60.1
Dick Tidrow0.60.8-0.1
Bob Kammeyer0.50.50.0
Paul Lindblad0.20.4-0.1
Larry McCall0.10.1-0.0
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
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.317.81.0


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1978 New York Yankees7.30.11.21.32.21.20.70.41.72.0


*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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