1978 Chicago Cubs

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Season Overview

79-83 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1978 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 79-83 record. They went 44-38 at home and 35-45 on the road.

What division did the 1978 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1978 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1978 Chicago Cubs went 44-46 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1978 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
St. Louis Cardinals 15-3 83.3% +30
New York Mets 11-7 61.1% 0
Montreal Expos 7-11 38.9% -13
Pittsburgh Pirates 7-11 38.9% -14
Philadelphia Phillies 4-14 22.2% -51

What was the 1978 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Chicago Cubs had their best month in April, when they went 11-9 and had a 55.0% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 13-17 and had a 43.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 11-9 55.0% -14
May 13-11 54.2% +7
June 14-15 48.3% -9
July 13-16 44.8% -14
August 15-14 51.7% -7
September 13-17 43.3% -21
October 0-1 0% -2

Did the 1978 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1978.

What was the run differential for the 1978 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -60. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 74.6 wins, or a 75-87 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Chicago Cubs went 34-29.

How did the 1978 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Chicago Cubs went 12-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Chicago Cubs was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1978 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Apr 7, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Mon, Apr 10, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 6
Tue, Apr 11, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Wed, Apr 12, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 2
Fri, Apr 14, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 4
Sat, Apr 15, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 10 - 13
Sun, Apr 16, 1978 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 1
Tue, Apr 18, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Win 2 - 1
Wed, Apr 19, 1978 vs Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 8
Fri, Apr 21, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 5 - 0
Sat, Apr 22, 1978 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 2 (12)
Mon, Apr 24, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 12
Tue, Apr 25, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 0 - 7
Wed, Apr 26, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 2
Fri, Apr 28, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Win 4 - 3 (10)
Sat, Apr 29, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 0 - 5
Sun, Apr 30, 1978 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 5
Tue, May 2, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4 (10)
Wed, May 3, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 5 - 9
Thu, May 4, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 4
Sat, May 6, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2 (12)
Sun, May 7, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Tue, May 9, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 8 - 5
Wed, May 10, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 0 - 1
Thu, May 11, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Fri, May 12, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 9 - 7
Sat, May 13, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 5
Sun, May 14, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 10 - 7 (15)
Tue, May 16, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 17, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 5 - 9
Fri, May 19, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 2
Sat, May 20, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 2
Sun, May 21, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Wed, May 24, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 4 (10)
Thu, May 25, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 1
Fri, May 26, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 0
Sat, May 27, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2 (11)
Sun, May 28, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 0
Mon, May 29, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 2 - 4
Tue, May 30, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 7
Wed, May 31, 1978 @ Montreal Expos Loss 1 - 9
Fri, Jun 2, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 2 - 1 (11)
Sat, Jun 3, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 8 - 6
Sun, Jun 4, 1978 vs Atlanta Braves Win 6 - 4
Mon, Jun 5, 1978 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jun 6, 1978 vs Houston Astros Win 9 - 4
Wed, Jun 7, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 6 - 9
Thu, Jun 8, 1978 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 10 - 1
Fri, Jun 9, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 5 - 0
Sat, Jun 10, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 8 - 10
Sun, Jun 11, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 7 - 4
Mon, Jun 12, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 2
Tue, Jun 13, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Jun 14, 1978 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jun 16, 1978 @ Houston Astros Win 7 - 6 (13)
Sat, Jun 17, 1978 @ Houston Astros Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jun 18, 1978 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Jun 19, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4 (10)
Tue, Jun 20, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jun 21, 1978 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Jun 24, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 6
Sun, Jun 25, 1978 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 4
Mon, Jun 26, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 10 - 9
Tue, Jun 27, 1978 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Jun 28, 1978 vs New York Mets Win 9 - 8 (10)
Thu, Jun 29, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 9
Fri, Jun 30, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 2 - 0
Fri, Jun 30, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Jul 1, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Jul 2, 1978 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 6
Mon, Jul 3, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 2
Tue, Jul 4, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 5
Wed, Jul 5, 1978 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jul 6, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 6 - 9
Fri, Jul 7, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 9 - 7
Sat, Jul 8, 1978 @ New York Mets Loss 0 - 7
Sun, Jul 9, 1978 @ New York Mets Win 4 - 1
Thu, Jul 13, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Jul 14, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Loss 5 - 9
Sat, Jul 15, 1978 vs San Diego Padres Win 3 - 1
Sun, Jul 16, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 16, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jul 17, 1978 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jul 18, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 6 (11)
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 5
Thu, Jul 20, 1978 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 8 - 9
Fri, Jul 21, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 5 - 4
Sat, Jul 22, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jul 23, 1978 @ San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jul 24, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jul 25, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 26, 1978 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Jul 28, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Win 1 - 0
Sat, Jul 29, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 1
Tue, Aug 1, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 2
Wed, Aug 2, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2
Thu, Aug 3, 1978 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2