1978 Pittsburgh Pirates

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Season Overview

88-73 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 Pittsburgh Pirates

What was the record of the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a 88-73 record. They went 55-26 at home and 33-47 on the road.

What division did the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates play in?

The 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates?

During the regular season, the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates went 49-41 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
New York Mets 11-7 61.1% +19
Chicago Cubs 11-7 61.1% +14
Montreal Expos 11-7 61.1% +13
St. Louis Cardinals 9-9 50% +1
Philadelphia Phillies 7-11 38.9% -33

What was the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates had their best month in September, when they went 21-9 and had a 70% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 12-16 and had a 42.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-9 52.6% -7
May 12-16 42.9% -23
June 13-13 50% +11
July 13-14 48.1% -3
August 18-12 60% +17
September 21-9 70% +50
October 1-0 100% +2

Did the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The Pittsburgh Pirates finished the regular season with a run differential of +47. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pirates could have been expected to have about 85.7 wins, or a 86-75 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates went 28-35.

How did the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates went 11-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates was a 11 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 Pittsburgh Pirates?

The longest losing streak that the Pittsburgh Pirates had during the 1978 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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