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1978 Season

1977 / 1979

Top Hitter

Jim Rice

Jim
Rice

Top Pitcher

Phil Niekro

Phil
Niekro

Champions

New York Yankees

New York Yankees

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All-1978 Team

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Left Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Jim Rice BOS 7.5 7.7 0.9
Larry Hisle MIL 5.3 6.2 -0.1
Greg Luzinski PHI 5.2 6.1 -0.1
George Foster CIN 4.8 5.7 0.1
Jeff Burroughs ATL 4.6 6.3 -0.9
Warren Cromartie MON 4.4 2.7 2.7
Center Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Amos Otis KCR 7.4 5.6 1.7
Garry Maddox PHI 5.1 3.0 2.3
Chet Lemon CHW 4.9 3.6 1.4
Andre Dawson MON 4.8 3.4 1.5
Fred Lynn BOS 4.4 4.7 -0.4
Ron LeFlore DET 4.0 5.1 -1.2
Right Field
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Dave Parker PIT 7.0 7.7 0.1
Jack Clark SFG 5.9 6.1 0.7
Ellis Valentine MON 5.6 4.2 2.1
Jose Cruz HOU 5.3 6.2 -0.1
Ken Singleton BAL 4.7 6.2 -0.9
Reggie Smith LAD 4.5 5.7 -0.5
Shortstop
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Roy Smalley MIN 5.9 4.3 0.4
Larry Bowa PHI 5.7 2.9 1.9
Robin Yount MIL 5.0 3.3 0.8
Dave Concepcion CIN 3.7 3.4 -0.6
Ivan de Jesus CHC 3.6 2.1 0.6
Mark Belanger BAL 3.5 -0.2 2.9
Third Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Doug DeCinces BAL 6.8 5.2 1.2
Mike Schmidt PHI 6.2 4.4 1.5
Graig Nettles NYY 5.7 3.9 1.3
Sal Bando MIL 5.6 4.4 0.9
George Brett KCR 5.4 4.1 0.9
Ron Cey LAD 5.3 4.8 0.2
Second Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Willie Randolph NYY 5.8 4.2 1.1
Davey Lopes LAD 4.9 4.5 -0.0
Bill Madlock SFG 4.8 4.8 -0.3
Frank White KCR 4.0 2.1 1.3
Lou Whitaker DET 3.8 2.3 1.1
Bump Wills TEX 3.5 1.8 1.1
First Base
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Jason Thompson DET 5.5 5.2 1.2
Andre Thornton CLE 5.3 5.8 0.4
Rod Carew MIN 4.9 5.8 -0.1
Don Money MIL 4.8 4.4 0.7
Steve Garvey LAD 4.7 5.4 0.5
Eddie Murray BAL 4.3 5.3 -0.1
Catcher
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Carlton Fisk BOS 5.9 4.8 0.0
Gary Carter MON 5.8 3.5 1.4
Ted Simmons STL 5.5 4.7 0.0
Jim Sundberg TEX 5.3 2.4 1.8
John Stearns NYM 5.3 3.1 1.2
Gene Tenace SDP 5.2 4.3 1.0
Designated Hitter
Player Tm WAR Off Fld
Rico Carty 2 tms 3.2 4.6 -0.0
Don Baylor CAL 1.6 3.9 -1.0
Rusty Staub DET 1.5 3.3 -0.0
Starting Pitcher
Player Tm WAR Pit Off
Phil Niekro ATL 10.4 10.0 0.4
Ron Guidry NYY 9.6 9.6 -0.0
Mike Caldwell MIL 8.1 8.1 -0.0
Dennis Eckersley BOS 7.3 7.3 -0.0
Dave Goltz MIN 6.6 6.6 -0.0
Jon Matlack TEX 6.4 6.4 -0.0
Jim Palmer BAL 6.4 6.3 -0.0
Vida Blue SFG 6.2 5.8 0.4
Bob Knepper SFG 5.8 6.3 -0.6
Luis Tiant BOS 5.6 5.6 -0.0
John Denny STL 5.6 5.2 0.4
Fergie Jenkins TEX 5.6 5.5 -0.0
Craig Swan NYM 5.5 5.6 -0.2
Rick Reuschel CHC 5.4 5.5 -0.1
Burt Hooton LAD 5.3 5.1 0.2
Lary Sorensen MIL 5.0 5.0 -0.0
Relief Pitcher
Player Tm WAR Pit Off
Bob Stanley BOS 4.2 4.1 -0.0
Doug Bair CIN 4.1 4.1 -0.0
Gene Garber 2 tms 3.8 3.9 -0.1
Kent Tekulve PIT 3.4 3.4 -0.1
Rich Gossage NYY 3.2 3.2 -0.0
John Hiller DET 3.1 3.1 -0.0
Mike Marshall MIN 3.0 3.0 -0.0
Victor Cruz TOR 2.8 2.8 -0.0
Elias Sosa OAK 2.7 2.7 -0.0
Ken Forsch HOU 2.7 2.7 0.0
Jim Kern CLE 2.7 2.7 -0.0
John D'Acquisto SDP 2.7 2.5 0.1
Rollie Fingers SDP 2.6 2.5 0.1
Dave LaRoche CAL 2.2 2.1 -0.0
Terry Forster LAD 1.9 1.6 0.3
Dyar Miller CAL 1.8 1.8 -0.0