1978 San Francisco Giants

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Season Overview

89-73 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 San Francisco Giants

What was the record of the 1978 San Francisco Giants?

The San Francisco Giants finished the regular season with a 89-73 record. They went 50-31 at home and 39-42 on the road.

What division did the 1978 San Francisco Giants play in?

The 1978 San Francisco Giants played in the West Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 San Francisco Giants?

During the regular season, the 1978 San Francisco Giants went 42-48 against their NL West opponents.

What was the 1978 San Francisco Giants record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Houston Astros 12-6 66.7% +22
San Diego Padres 10-8 55.6% +11
Atlanta Braves 7-11 38.9% +8
Los Angeles Dodgers 7-11 38.9% -31
Cincinnati Reds 6-12 33.3% -37

What was the 1978 San Francisco Giants record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 San Francisco Giants had their best month in May, when they went 20-6 and had a 76.9% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 12-16 and had a 42.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 10-10 50% +1
May 20-6 76.9% +34
June 17-13 56.7% +23
July 16-14 53.3% +7
August 14-13 51.9% -6
September 12-16 42.9% -37
October 0-1 0% -3

Did the 1978 San Francisco Giants make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1978 San Francisco Giants?

The San Francisco Giants finished the regular season with a run differential of +19. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Giants could have been expected to have about 83.3 wins, or a 83-79 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 San Francisco Giants perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 San Francisco Giants went 43-29.

How did the 1978 San Francisco Giants perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 San Francisco Giants went 11-9 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 San Francisco Giants?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 San Francisco Giants was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 San Francisco Giants?

The longest losing streak that the San Francisco Giants had during the 1978 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 San Francisco Giants Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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