1978 New York Yankees

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100-63 Won WS
Record Outcome

1978 New York Yankees

What was the record of the 1978 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a 100-63 record. They went 55-26 at home and 45-37 on the road. Including the postseason, the New York Yankees went 107-66.

What division did the 1978 New York Yankees play in?

The 1978 New York Yankees played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1978 New York Yankees?

During the regular season, the 1978 New York Yankees went 54-37 against their AL East opponents.

Who won the AL East in 1978?

The Yankees won the AL East in the 1978 season with a 100-63 record. The Red Sox finished 1 game back with a 99-64 record. The Brewers finished 6.5 games back with a 93-69 record. The Orioles finished 9 games back with a 90-71 record. The Tigers finished 13.5 games back with a 86-76 record. The Indians finished 29 games back with a 69-90 record. The Blue Jays finished 40 games back with a 59-102 record.

What was the 1978 New York Yankees record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Detroit Tigers 11-4 73.3% +37
Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 73.3% +24
Cleveland Indians 9-6 60% +11
Baltimore Orioles 9-6 60% +8
Boston Red Sox 9-7 56.2% +14
Milwaukee Brewers 5-10 33.3% -21

What was the 1978 New York Yankees record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 New York Yankees had their best month in September, when they went 22-8 and had a 73.3% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 14-15 and had a 48.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-9 52.6% -1
May 19-8 70.4% +47
June 14-15 48.3% +7
July 15-14 51.7% -2
August 19-8 70.4% +43
September 22-8 73.3% +65
October 1-1 50% -6

Did the 1978 New York Yankees Win The World Series?

Yes, the 1978 New York Yankees won the World Series in 1978. They beat the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What was the run differential for the 1978 New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees finished the regular season with a run differential of +153. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Yankees could have been expected to have about 98.6 wins, or a 99-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 New York Yankees perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 New York Yankees went 26-21.

How did the 1978 New York Yankees perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 New York Yankees went 7-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 New York Yankees?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 New York Yankees was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 New York Yankees?

The longest losing streak that the New York Yankees had during the 1978 regular season was 4 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978 New York Yankees Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Apr 8, 1978 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Apr 9, 1978 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 1
Mon, Apr 10, 1978 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Apr 11, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 6 - 9
Wed, Apr 12, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 5
Thu, Apr 13, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 2
Sat, Apr 15, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2
Sun, Apr 16, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 0
Mon, Apr 17, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Apr 18, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Wed, Apr 19, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Apr 21, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 9
Sat, Apr 22, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3 (12)
Sun, Apr 23, 1978 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Apr 24, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 8 - 2
Tue, Apr 25, 1978 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Fri, Apr 28, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 1
Sat, Apr 29, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Apr 30, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 2
Mon, May 1, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 4
Tue, May 2, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 2
Wed, May 3, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 5
Fri, May 5, 1978 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 2
Sat, May 6, 1978 vs Texas Rangers Loss 5 - 9
Sun, May 7, 1978 vs Texas Rangers Win 3 - 2 (12)
Tue, May 9, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Win 3 - 1
Fri, May 12, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 4
Sat, May 13, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 2
Sun, May 14, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 9 - 10
Mon, May 15, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 1
Tue, May 16, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 3
Wed, May 17, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Thu, May 18, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 3
Fri, May 19, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 11 - 3
Sat, May 20, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 8 - 10
Sun, May 21, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 2 - 1
Sun, May 21, 1978 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 9 - 1
Tue, May 23, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 1
Thu, May 25, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 3
Fri, May 26, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 4 - 3
Sat, May 27, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 4
Sun, May 28, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 3
Sun, May 28, 1978 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 5 (13)
Mon, May 29, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Tue, May 30, 1978 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 5
Wed, May 31, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jun 1, 1978 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 1
Fri, Jun 2, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 3, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 5
Sun, Jun 4, 1978 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 4 - 6
Mon, Jun 5, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 7
Tue, Jun 6, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 7, 1978 @ Seattle Mariners Win 9 - 1
Fri, Jun 9, 1978 @ California Angels Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 10, 1978 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Sun, Jun 11, 1978 @ California Angels Loss 6 - 9
Mon, Jun 12, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jun 13, 1978 vs Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 3
Wed, Jun 14, 1978 vs Seattle Mariners Win 11 - 9 (10)
Thu, Jun 15, 1978 vs Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 2
Fri, Jun 16, 1978 vs California Angels Loss 7 - 10
Sat, Jun 17, 1978 vs California Angels Win 4 - 0
Sun, Jun 18, 1978 vs California Angels Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jun 19, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 10
Tue, Jun 20, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Win 10 - 4
Wed, Jun 21, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 9
Thu, Jun 22, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 2
Fri, Jun 23, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Win 12 - 3
Sat, Jun 24, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Jun 25, 1978 @ Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 2
Mon, Jun 26, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Jun 27, 1978 vs Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 4 (14)
Wed, Jun 28, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 5
Wed, Jun 28, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 7
Fri, Jun 30, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Win 10 - 2
Sat, Jul 1, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 8
Sun, Jul 2, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Sun, Jul 2, 1978 vs Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 3
Mon, Jul 3, 1978 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 9
Wed, Jul 5, 1978 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jul 6, 1978 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 2
Fri, Jul 7, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 6
Sat, Jul 8, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 5 - 6
Sun, Jul 9, 1978 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 8
Thu, Jul 13, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 6
Fri, Jul 14, 1978 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 6 (11)
Sat, Jul 15, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 8
Sun, Jul 16, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 3
Mon, Jul 17, 1978 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 7 - 9 (11)
Wed, Jul 19, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 2 - 0
Thu, Jul 20, 1978 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 0
Fri, Jul 21, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 4
Sat, Jul 22, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 2
Sun, Jul 23, 1978 @ Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 1
Mon, Jul 24, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jul 25, 1978 @ Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 0
Wed, Jul 26, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 1
Thu, Jul 27, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Win 11 - 0
Thu, Jul 27, 1978 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 17
Fri, Jul 28, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 7 (10)
Sat, Jul 29, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jul 30, 1978 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Jul 31, 1978 vs Texas Rangers Win 6 - 1