1978 Los Angeles Dodgers

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95-67 Lost WS
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1978 Los Angeles Dodgers

What was the record of the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a 95-67 record. They went 54-27 at home and 41-40 on the road. Including the postseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers went 100-72. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the New York Yankees.

What division did the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers play in?

The 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers?

During the regular season, the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers went 53-37 against their NL West opponents.

Who won the NL West in 1978?

The Dodgers won the NL West in the 1978 season with a 95-67 record. The Reds finished 2.5 games back with a 92-69 record. The Giants finished 6 games back with a 89-73 record. The Padres finished 11 games back with a 84-78 record. The Astros finished 21 games back with a 74-88 record. The Braves finished 26 games back with a 69-93 record.

What was the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Atlanta Braves 13-5 72.2% +46
San Francisco Giants 11-7 61.1% +31
Houston Astros 11-7 61.1% +19
San Diego Padres 9-9 50% +13
Cincinnati Reds 9-9 50% +4

What was the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers had their best month in April, when they went 13-7 and had a 65% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 14-13 and had a 51.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 13-7 65% +39
May 14-13 51.9% +22
June 17-12 58.6% +17
July 17-12 58.6% +20
August 18-10 64.3% +27
September 16-12 57.1% +30
October 0-1 0% -1

Did the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Win The World Series?

No. While the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers did play in the World Series, they lost to the New York Yankees.

What was the run differential for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The Los Angeles Dodgers finished the regular season with a run differential of +154. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Dodgers could have been expected to have about 98.4 wins, or a 98-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers went 29-29.

How did the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers went 3-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers was a 7 game winning streak on 3 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Dodgers had during the 1978 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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