1978 Most Common Starters

  • Players listed have the most games at that position
  • (WAR)
1978 Most Common Starters
Rk Tm C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
1Atlanta BravesB.Pocoroba (-1.09)D.Murphy (-0.58)J.Royster (-0.03)B.Horner (2.12)D.Chaney (0.10)J.Burroughs (4.62)R.Office (0.47)G.Matthews (2.69)B.Asselstine (0.20)
2Baltimore OriolesR.Dempsey (3.27)E.Murray (4.27)R.Dauer (1.75)D.DeCinces (6.79)M.Belanger (3.50)P.Kelly (1.00)L.Harlow (0.76)K.Singleton (4.67)L.May (0.73)
3Boston Red SoxC.Fisk (5.94)G.Scott (-0.21)J.Remy (1.87)B.Hobson (0.25)R.Burleson (1.53)J.Rice (7.57)F.Lynn (4.42)D.Evans (3.10)B.Bailey (-0.29)
4California AngelsB.Downing (2.84)R.Fairly (-0.31)B.Grich (3.45)C.Lansford (2.64)D.Chalk (1.26)J.Rudi (0.94)R.Miller (1.98)L.Bostock (2.78)D.Baylor (1.58)
5Chicago CubsD.Rader (-0.33)B.Buckner (0.92)M.Trillo (0.98)S.Ontiveros (0.65)I.de Jesus (3.68)D.Kingman (2.42)G.Gross (0.04)B.Murcer (0.05)L.Biittner (-0.87)
6Chicago White SoxB.Nahorodny (0.07)L.Johnson (1.13)J.Orta (1.20)E.Soderholm (2.61)D.Kessinger (-0.18)R.Garr (0.88)C.Lemon (4.86)C.Washington (-0.07)R.Blomberg (-0.11)
7Cincinnati RedsJ.Bench (4.45)D.Driessen (2.14)J.Morgan (1.60)P.Rose (3.38)D.Concepcion (3.75)G.Foster (4.86)C.Geronimo (0.09)K.Griffey (2.55)R.Auerbach (1.18)
8Cleveland IndiansG.Alexander (1.35)A.Thornton (5.35)D.Kuiper (1.33)B.Bell (4.40)T.Veryzer (0.78)J.Grubb (2.32)R.Manning (0.89)P.Dade (0.54)B.Carbo (0.31)
9Detroit TigersM.May (1.36)J.Thompson (5.55)L.Whitaker (3.84)A.Rodriguez (1.73)A.Trammell (2.82)S.Kemp (3.31)R.LeFlore (4.05)T.Corcoran (-0.04)R.Staub (1.47)
10Houston AstrosL.Pujols (-1.59)B.Watson (2.97)A.Howe (2.65)E.Cabell (2.79)J.Sexton (0.40)D.Walling (0.94)T.Puhl (3.66)J.Cruz (5.29)J.Alou (0.22)
11Kansas City RoyalsD.Porter (4.24)P.LaCock (0.90)F.White (3.97)G.Brett (5.36)F.Patek (1.72)W.Wilson (0.98)A.Otis (7.38)A.Cowens (1.89)H.McRae (1.12)
12Los Angeles DodgersS.Yeager (1.71)S.Garvey (4.73)D.Lopes (4.89)R.Cey (5.35)B.Russell (2.83)D.Baker (2.37)B.North (1.80)R.Smith (4.53)G.Burke (-0.22)
13Milwaukee BrewersC.Moore (1.32)C.Cooper (3.00)P.Molitor (2.74)S.Bando (5.66)R.Yount (5.01)L.Hisle (5.31)G.Thomas (3.27)S.Lezcano (4.03)D.Davis (-0.66)
14Minnesota TwinsB.Wynegar (1.46)R.Carew (4.96)B.Randall (1.98)M.Cubbage (2.68)R.Smalley (5.92)W.Norwood (0.37)D.Ford (1.30)H.Powell (1.16)G.Adams (-0.29)
15Montreal ExposG.Carter (5.81)T.Perez (3.27)D.Cash (1.06)L.Parrish (2.65)C.Speier (3.14)W.Cromartie (4.46)A.Dawson (4.78)E.Valentine (5.58)B.Atkinson (-0.39)
16New York MetsJ.Stearns (5.27)W.Montanez (0.41)D.Flynn (-1.01)L.Randle (0.86)T.Foli (0.88)S.Henderson (2.50)L.Mazzilli (3.32)E.Maddox (0.93)B.Benton (0.10)
17New York YankeesT.Munson (3.25)C.Chambliss (3.15)W.Randolph (5.84)G.Nettles (5.67)B.Dent (2.70)L.Piniella (3.72)M.Rivers (3.51)R.Jackson (3.52)C.Johnson (-0.19)
18Oakland AthleticsJ.Essian (2.32)D.Revering (1.21)M.Edwards (0.15)W.Gross (-0.20)M.Guerrero (0.44)M.Page (2.27)J.Wallis (-0.62)T.Armas (0.22)G.Alexander (0.08)
19Philadelphia PhilliesB.Boone (3.62)R.Hebner (2.47)T.Sizemore (-0.32)M.Schmidt (6.20)L.Bowa (5.75)G.Luzinski (5.24)G.Maddox (5.12)B.McBride (2.66)D.Boitano (0.05)
20Pittsburgh PiratesE.Ott (0.91)W.Stargell (3.09)P.Garner (2.24)D.Berra (-0.22)F.Taveras (0.07)B.Robinson (0.37)O.Moreno (2.32)D.Parker (7.01)M.Alexander (0.00)
21San Diego PadresR.Sweet (0.58)G.Tenace (5.21)F.Gonzalez (0.35)B.Almon (0.04)O.Smith (3.25)G.Richards (3.27)D.Winfield (4.34)O.Gamble (1.85)T.Ashford (-0.80)
22Seattle MarinersB.Stinson (3.17)D.Meyer (-2.69)J.Cruz (2.29)B.Stein (1.03)C.Reynolds (2.65)B.Bochte (1.09)R.Jones (0.49)L.Roberts (4.36)L.Stanton (-1.34)
23San Francisco GiantsM.Hill (0.91)W.McCovey (-0.66)B.Madlock (4.78)D.Evans (3.78)J.LeMaster (0.77)T.Whitfield (1.78)L.Herndon (0.83)J.Clark (5.94)R.Andrews (-0.20)
24St. Louis CardinalsT.Simmons (5.51)K.Hernandez (2.55)M.Tyson (-1.73)K.Reitz (1.23)G.Templeton (3.03)L.Brock (-1.85)G.Hendrick (2.82)J.Morales (-0.62)T.Bruno (1.46)
25Texas RangersJ.Sundberg (5.36)M.Hargrove (1.44)B.Wills (3.54)T.Harrah (3.76)B.Campaneris (-0.59)A.Oliver (3.56)J.Beniquez (-0.11)B.Bonds (3.97)R.Zisk (1.42)
26Toronto Blue JaysR.Cerone (-0.12)J.Mayberry (-0.46)D.McKay (-0.06)R.Howell (2.23)L.Gomez (-1.46)A.Woods (-0.34)R.Bosetti (2.26)B.Bailor (1.81)R.Carty (1.85)