1978 St. Louis Cardinals

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Season Overview

69-93 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1978 St. Louis Cardinals

What was the record of the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a 69-93 record. They went 37-44 at home and 32-49 on the road.

What division did the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals play in?

The 1978 St. Louis Cardinals played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals?

During the regular season, the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals went 40-50 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
New York Mets 11-7 61.1% +16
Montreal Expos 9-9 50% +3
Pittsburgh Pirates 9-9 50% -1
Philadelphia Phillies 8-10 44.4% -12
Chicago Cubs 3-15 16.7% -30

What was the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals had their best month in August, when they went 18-11 and had a 62.1% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 9-20 and had a 31.0% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 9-12 42.9% +1
May 9-20 31.0% -32
June 12-15 44.4% -25
July 10-17 37.0% -18
August 18-11 62.1% +31
September 11-17 39.3% -10
October 0-1 0% -4

Did the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals make the Postseason?

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

What was the run differential for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals finished the regular season with a run differential of -57. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cardinals could have been expected to have about 74.3 wins, or a 74-88 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals went 21-33.

How did the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals went 6-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978 St. Louis Cardinals?

The longest losing streak that the St. Louis Cardinals had during the 1978 regular season was 11 games, which happened once during the season.

1978 St. Louis Cardinals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

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