Notes players granted free agency or released between Oct 1 and Dec 31 of 1978. Signings are for signings within six months of becoming a free agent. Free Agents are listed below the signings.

Free Agent Signings

Free Agent Signings
Rk Name Date To Team From Team Age WAR3 Yrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BB BA OBP SLG OPS W L ERA WHIP G GS SV IP H HR BB SO
1Clay Carroll1979-04-15Milwaukee BrewersPIT384.01569420817271707.130.158.144.30296732.941.284731281431353.1129667442681
2Tom Griffin1979-04-04San Francisco GiantsCAL31-2.4102533232853824011.164.195.285.48058764.151.48427215831141.01091103602802
3Joe Coleman1979-04-01San Francisco GiantsTOR323.1142644571848023032.105.165.120.2851421353.681.32746934072545.023842329921714
4Del Unser1979-03-29Philadelphia PhilliesMON340.2111527489157112648143662441.258.319.357.675
5Rudy Meoli1979-03-27Philadelphia PhilliesCHC28-0.4528055367120234860.217.291.268.559
6Steve Luebber1979-03-17Toronto Blue JaysCHW290.632119010000.053.053.053.1056104.321.50858243189.21851610181
7Bernie Carbo1979-03-10St. Louis CardinalsCLE313.81093726523667009334525526.264.388.428.816
8Bill North1979-03-10San Francisco GiantsLAD314.98853289445876413169266424.264.361.325.686
9Vic Harris1979-03-06Milwaukee BrewersSFG29-1.6754515211603301211432148.217.286.294.580
10Mike Anderson1979-03-05Philadelphia PhilliesBAL280.986421412147349271327148.247.318.365.682
11Dave Hamilton1979-02-28Oakland AthleticsPIT311.475733240005.121.256.152.40836343.491.3772404926591.156850246359
12Al Fitzmorris1979-02-25San Diego PadresCAL332.7101299912240807.242.290.293.58377593.651.34528815971277.0128483433458
13Pete Broberg1979-02-23Los Angeles DodgersOAK29-1.2880101391602.089.107.158.26541714.561.4752061341963.094286478536
14Fred Kendall1979-02-22San Diego PadresBOS300.0108122450160579302365178.236.287.316.603
15Dave Roberts1979-02-22San Francisco GiantsCHC344.6103015172710274508.197.208.282.490961143.751.32135226581920.11985139552861
16Will McEnaney1979-02-19St. Louis CardinalsPIT27-2.1522428010003.036.129.036.16512143.941.397224027285.23202279133
17Mike Lum1979-02-15Atlanta BravesCIN330.112126231853647918239213323.248.320.375.695
18Steve Brye1979-02-07San Diego PadresPIT300.9969719972375153019316144.258.309.365.674
19Andy Messersmith1979-02-07Los Angeles DodgersNYY337.31133670748122552146.173.223.235.458128952.801.135333284142168.016641657971599
20Bill Plummer1979-02-01Seattle MarinersSEA32-1.410367892721681482495.188.267.279.546
21Al Bumbry1979-01-30Baltimore OriolesBAL326.47626206832658525168118192.283.346.395.741
22Jim Colborn1979-01-27Seattle MarinersSEA335.8109455040102.073.105.109.21483883.801.31130120471597.11619153475688
23Willie Horton1979-01-27Seattle MarinersTOR361.716176963177641739288102119539.275.335.463.798
24Lee Lacy1979-01-19Pittsburgh PiratesLAD311.5754715142044092916328117.270.321.387.708
25Steve Renko1979-01-19Boston Red SoxOAK344.41029053144114642325.215.250.286.536891073.941.38131426041778.116841767721081
26Darold Knowles1979-01-16St. Louis CardinalsMON373.51458412321501109.122.187.138.32564683.061.35671581371041.294959463658
27Tom Paciorek1979-01-15Seattle MarinersSEA32-0.995221312162345191351473.263.303.377.680
28Rico Carty1979-01-11Toronto Blue JaysTOR397.61415195145664155919283518596.303.373.471.844
29Elias Sosa1979-01-08Montreal ExposOAK293.3729659260202.102.131.102.23337293.321.319361248555.051036222334
30Mike Marshall1979-01-06Minnesota TwinsMIN362.6115331791135116016.196.263.218.48183923.131.293596231551180.2108167446778
31Chuck Scrivener1979-01-04Toronto Blue JaysDET31-0.33
32Dave May1979-00-00Philadelphia PhilliesPIT350.312125236704629209642260344.251.318.375.694
33Darrell Evans1978-12-05San Francisco GiantsSFG325.4101154388561096216757150738.248.367.424.791
34Pete Rose1978-12-05Philadelphia PhilliesCIN3813.316250510196165731641509541351085.310.379.432.811
35Jim Barr1978-12-03California AngelsSFG317.483154662773128215.157.189.200.38981903.391.25628821171579.01632111351567
36Steve Stone1978-11-29Baltimore OriolesCHW314.5814721992207011.100.147.110.25767724.111.36723618811289.01247124515790
37Duffy Dyer1978-11-28Montreal ExposPIT332.21164418111364032515410206.223.307.313.620
38Jim Slaton1978-11-28Milwaukee BrewersDET298.183757460004.105.164.105.269891033.891.38725524001682.11694165639793
39Tommy John1978-11-21New York YankeesLAD367.51545190043141554033.157.187.188.3751711332.991.22945041032806.026511747971611
40Derrel Thomas1978-11-14Los Angeles DodgersSDP281.7889031023857672723695293.247.314.328.642
41Larry Gura1978-11-13Kansas City RoyalsKCR317.395627130101.111.143.111.25443253.171.2501957213716.069659199310
42Luis Tiant1978-11-13New York YankeesBOS3814.3152964973681540112.163.184.221.4052041483.161.182503415153067.126533089742166
43Gene Pentz1978-09-25Pittsburgh PiratesHOU260.049119110001.053.100.053.153893.631.49210447191.017714108116

Free Agent Batters

Free Agent Pitchers