1978 Philadelphia Phillies

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90-72 Lost NLCS
Record Outcome

1978 Philadelphia Phillies

What was the record of the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies?

The Philadelphia Phillies finished the regular season with a 90-72 record. They went 54-28 at home and 36-44 on the road. Including the postseason, the Philadelphia Phillies went 91-75. Their final game was a loss in the NL Championship Series to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What division did the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies play in?

The 1978 Philadelphia Phillies played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies?

During the regular season, the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies went 56-34 against their NL East opponents.

Who won the NL East in 1978?

The Phillies won the NL East in the 1978 season with a 90-72 record. The Pirates finished 1.5 games back with a 88-73 record. The Cubs finished 11 games back with a 79-83 record. The Expos finished 14 games back with a 76-86 record. The Cardinals finished 21 games back with a 69-93 record. The Mets finished 24 games back with a 66-96 record.

What was the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Chicago Cubs 14-4 77.8% +51
New York Mets 12-6 66.7% +26
Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 61.1% +33
St. Louis Cardinals 10-8 55.6% +12
Montreal Expos 9-9 50% -16

What was the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies had their best month in June, when they went 18-10 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 12-14 and had a 46.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-7 58.8% +31
May 12-14 46.2% +6
June 18-10 64.3% +24
July 15-14 51.7% +1
August 16-14 53.3% +25
September 19-12 61.3% +37
October 0-1 0% -2

Did the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies make the Postseason?

Yes, the Philadelphia Phillies made the Postseason in 1978. They lost their only series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies?

The Philadelphia Phillies finished the regular season with a run differential of +122. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Phillies could have been expected to have about 94.9 wins, or a 95-67 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies went 27-24.

How did the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies went 7-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies?

The longest losing streak that the Philadelphia Phillies had during the 1978 regular season was 5 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1978 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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