1978 MLB Season Standings

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1978 MLB Season Summary

Who won the 1978 World Series?

The 1978 World Series winner was the New York Yankees, who defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in 6 games. The final game was on on Oct 17, 1978, in which the Yankees won 7-2 on the road.

When was the 1978 World Series?

The 1978 World Series started on Oct 10, 1978 and ended on Oct 17, 1978, lasting 6 games.

Which MLB team had the best regular season record in 1978?

The New York Yankees had the best regular season record in the 1978 MLB season at 100-63.

Which MLB team had the best run differential in the 1978 regular season?

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers tied for the best run differential in the 1978 regular season at +154 runs.

Which MLB team had the worst run differential in the 1978 regular season?

The Seattle Mariners had the worst run differential in the 1978 regular season at -220 runs.

Which MLB team had the most runs per game in the 1978 regular season?

The Milwaukee Brewers had the most runs per game in the 1978 regular season at 4.96 RPG.

Which MLB team allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1978 regular season?

The Los Angeles Dodgers allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1978 regular season at 3.54 runs allowed per game.

Which MLB team was the last undefeated team in the 1978 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1978 MLB season was the Milwaukee Brewers, who started the season with a 5-0 record. The streak ended with a 5-6 loss against the Baltimore Orioles on Apr 14, 1978.

1978 MLB Standings

Team Record Streak RPG RPG Allowed Run Differential Playoff Result
1 New York Yankees 100-63 W1 4.51 3.57 +153 Won WS
2 Boston Red Sox 99-64 L1 4.88 4.03 +139
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 95-67 L1 4.49 3.54 +154 Lost WS
4 Milwaukee Brewers 93-69 W3 4.96 4.01 +154
5 Cincinnati Reds 92-69 W7 4.41 4.27 +22
6 Kansas City Royals 92-70 W1 4.59 3.91 +109 Lost ALCS
7 Baltimore Orioles 90-71 W1 4.09 3.93 +26
8 Philadelphia Phillies 90-72 L1 4.37 3.62 +122 Lost NLCS
9 San Francisco Giants 89-73 L2 3.78 3.67 +19
10 Pittsburgh Pirates 88-73 W1 4.25 3.96 +47
11 Texas Rangers 87-75 W5 4.27 3.90 +60
California Angels 87-75 W1 4.27 4.11 +25
13 Detroit Tigers 86-76 L1 4.41 4.03 +61
14 San Diego Padres 84-78 W1 3.65 3.69 -7
15 Chicago Cubs 79-83 L1 4.10 4.47 -60
16 Montreal Expos 76-86 W1 3.91 3.77 +22
17 Houston Astros 74-88 W2 3.73 3.91 -29
18 Minnesota Twins 73-89 L1 4.11 4.19 -12
19 Chicago White Sox 71-90 L1 3.94 4.54 -97
20 Cleveland Indians 69-90 W1 4.02 4.36 -55
21 St. Louis Cardinals 69-93 L1 3.70 4.06 -57
Atlanta Braves 69-93 L7 3.70 4.63 -150
Oakland Athletics 69-93 L3 3.28 4.26 -158
24 New York Mets 66-96 W1 3.75 4.26 -83
25 Toronto Blue Jays 59-102 L8 3.66 4.81 -185
26 Seattle Mariners 56-104 L4 3.84 5.21 -220

By Divisions:

AL East

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Yankees 100-63 W1 +153
Red Sox 99-64 L1 +139 1.0
Brewers 93-69 W3 +154 6.5
Orioles 90-71 W1 +26 9.0
Tigers 86-76 L1 +61 13.5
Indians 69-90 W1 -55 29.0
Blue Jays 59-102 L8 -185 40.0

AL West

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Royals 92-70 W1 +109
Angels 87-75 W1 +25 5.0
Rangers 87-75 W5 +60 5.0
Twins 73-89 L1 -12 19.0
White Sox 71-90 L1 -97 20.5
Athletics 69-93 L3 -158 23.0
Mariners 56-104 L4 -220 35.0

NL East

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Phillies 90-72 L1 +122
Pirates 88-73 W1 +47 1.5
Cubs 79-83 L1 -60 11.0
Expos 76-86 W1 +22 14.0
Cardinals 69-93 L1 -57 21.0
Mets 66-96 W1 -83 24.0

NL West

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Dodgers 95-67 L1 +154
Reds 92-69 W7 +22 2.5
Giants 89-73 L2 +19 6.0
Padres 84-78 W1 -7 11.0
Astros 74-88 W2 -29 21.0
Braves 69-93 L7 -150 26.0

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