The following are the baseball events of the year 1978 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

  League Championship Series
ABC
World Series
NBC
                 
East New York Yankees 3  
West Kansas City Royals 1  
    AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Los Angeles Dodgers 2
East Philadelphia Phillies 1
West Los Angeles Dodgers 3  

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Rod Carew .333 Dave Parker .334
HR Jim Rice 46 George Foster 40
RBI Jim Rice 139 George Foster 120
Wins Ron Guidry 25 Gaylord Perry 21
ERA Ron Guidry 1.74 Craig Swan 2.43
Ks Nolan Ryan CAL 260 J. R. Richard HOU 303

Major league baseball final standings

Events

January–April

May

June

  1. In his 12th major league season speckled with near-misses, Cincinnati's Tom Seaver finally hurls a no-hitter. The Cardinals are the 4–0 victims as Seaver strikes out 3 batters.
  2. Fresh off the Arizona State University campus with no minor league ball, the Atlanta Braves' Bob Horner homers in his first major league game off Bert Blyleven of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

July-August

September

October-December

Main article: 1978 American League East tie-breaker game

Movies

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

All-Star Jason Marquis
All-Star Jason Marquis

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

References

  1. ^ Baseball Almanac – Grand Slam Records
  2. ^ A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story. IMDb. Retrieved on May 27, 2019.
  3. ^ Carl Reynolds. Article written by Bill Nowlin. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on May 26, 2019.
  4. ^ June 1, 1937: Bill Dietrich no-hitter lifts White Sox in a race for first place. Article written by Gregory H. Wolf. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on May 27, 2019.
  5. ^ Lyman Bostock. Article written by Tim Connaughton. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on May 30, 2019.