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Boston Red Sox

1978 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 99-64
Finished 2nd in the AL's East Division

Manager: Don Zimmer (99-64)

1978 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1978 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the season with a record of 99 wins and 64 losses, finishing second in the AL's East Division. Don Zimmer served as manager.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 796
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 657

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 7, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 8, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 9, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 10, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
April 12, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 0-0 2-3 2-3
April 14, 1978 Texas Rangers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 1-0 2-3 3-3
April 15, 1978 Texas Rangers 4 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 2-0 2-3 4-3
April 16, 1978 Texas Rangers 6 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 3-0 2-3 5-3
April 17, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 4-0 2-3 6-3
April 18, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 5-0 2-3 7-3
April 20, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 6-0 2-3 8-3
April 21, 1978 Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 7-0 2-3 9-3
April 22, 1978 Cleveland Indians 13 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 7-1 2-3 9-4
April 23, 1978 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 8-1 2-3 10-4
April 23, 1978 Cleveland Indians 10 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 8-2 2-3 10-5
April 25, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 8-2 3-3 11-5
April 26, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 8-2 3-4 11-6
April 28, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Texas Rangers 5 L 8-2 3-5 11-7
April 29, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 4 L 8-2 3-6 11-8
April 30, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 2 L 8-2 3-7 11-9
May 1, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 9-2 3-7 12-9
May 2, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 9-3 3-7 12-10
May 3, 1978 Minnesota Twins 9 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 10-3 3-7 13-10
May 4, 1978 Minnesota Twins 1 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 11-3 3-7 14-10
May 6, 1978 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 12-3 3-7 15-10
May 6, 1978 Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 13-3 3-7 16-10
May 7, 1978 Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 14-3 3-7 17-10
May 8, 1978 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 15-3 3-7 18-10
May 9, 1978 Kansas City Royals 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 16-3 3-7 19-10
May 10, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 16-3 3-8 19-11
May 11, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 16-3 4-8 20-11
May 13, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 16-3 5-8 21-11
May 14, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 16-3 6-8 22-11
May 15, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 16-3 6-9 22-12
May 16, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 16-3 7-9 23-12
May 19, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 16-3 7-10 23-13
May 20, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 16-3 8-10 24-13
May 21, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 16-3 8-11 24-14
May 21, 1978 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 16-3 9-11 25-14
May 22, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 W 16-3 10-11 26-14
May 23, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 L 16-3 10-12 26-15
May 24, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 W 16-3 11-12 27-15
May 25, 1978 Boston Red Sox 9 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 W 16-3 12-12 28-15
May 26, 1978 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 17-3 12-12 29-15
May 27, 1978 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 18-3 12-12 30-15
May 28, 1978 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 19-3 12-12 31-15
May 28, 1978 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 20-3 12-12 32-15
May 29, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 21-3 12-12 33-15
May 30, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 0 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 22-3 12-12 34-15
May 31, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 6 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 22-4 12-12 34-16
June 2, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at California Angels 1 W 22-4 13-12 35-16
June 3, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at California Angels 4 W 22-4 14-12 36-16
June 4, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at California Angels 4 L 22-4 14-13 36-17
June 5, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at Oakland Athletics 9 L 22-4 14-14 36-18
June 6, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 7 L 22-4 14-15 36-19
June 9, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Seattle Mariners 2 W 22-4 15-15 37-19
June 10, 1978 Boston Red Sox 13 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 22-4 16-15 38-19
June 11, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Seattle Mariners 3 W 22-4 17-15 39-19
June 12, 1978 California Angels 9 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 23-4 17-15 40-19
June 13, 1978 California Angels 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 24-4 17-15 41-19
June 14, 1978 Oakland Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 25-4 17-15 42-19
June 15, 1978 Oakland Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 26-4 17-15 43-19
June 16, 1978 Seattle Mariners 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 27-4 17-15 44-19
June 17, 1978 Seattle Mariners 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 28-4 17-15 45-19
June 18, 1978 Seattle Mariners 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 28-5 17-15 45-20
June 19, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 29-5 17-15 46-20
June 20, 1978 New York Yankees 10 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 29-6 17-15 46-21
June 21, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 30-6 17-15 47-21
June 23, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 31-6 17-15 48-21
June 24, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 32-6 17-15 49-21
June 25, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 33-6 17-15 50-21
June 26, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 1 W 33-6 18-15 51-21
June 27, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 33-6 18-16 51-22
June 29, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 33-6 19-16 52-22
June 30, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 33-6 19-17 52-23
July 1, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 33-6 19-18 52-24
July 3, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 34-6 19-18 53-24
July 5, 1978 Boston Red Sox 9 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 34-6 20-18 54-24
July 6, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 34-6 21-18 55-24
July 7, 1978 Boston Red Sox 9 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 34-6 21-19 55-25
July 8, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 34-6 22-19 56-25
July 8, 1978 Boston Red Sox 12 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 34-6 23-19 57-25
July 9, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 34-6 23-20 57-26
July 13, 1978 Texas Rangers 12 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 34-7 23-20 57-27
July 14, 1978 Texas Rangers 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 34-8 23-20 57-28
July 15, 1978 Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 35-8 23-20 58-28
July 16, 1978 Minnesota Twins 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 36-8 23-20 59-28
July 16, 1978 Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 37-8 23-20 60-28
July 17, 1978 Minnesota Twins 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 38-8 23-20 61-28
July 19, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 38-8 24-20 62-28
July 20, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 L 38-8 24-21 62-29
July 21, 1978 Boston Red Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 9 L 38-8 24-22 62-30
July 22, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 38-8 24-23 62-31
July 23, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 38-8 24-24 62-32
July 24, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 38-8 24-25 62-33
July 24, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 38-8 25-25 63-33
July 25, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 38-8 25-26 63-34
July 26, 1978 Boston Red Sox 0 at Texas Rangers 2 L 38-8 25-27 63-35
July 27, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Texas Rangers 3 L 38-8 25-28 63-36
July 28, 1978 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 38-9 25-28 63-37
July 29, 1978 Kansas City Royals 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 39-9 25-28 64-37
July 30, 1978 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 39-10 25-28 64-38
July 31, 1978 Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 40-10 25-28 65-38
August 1, 1978 Chicago White Sox 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 40-11 25-28 65-39
August 2, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 5 W 40-11 26-28 66-39
August 3, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at New York Yankees 1 W 40-11 27-28 67-39
August 4, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 40-11 27-29 67-40
August 5, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 40-11 28-29 68-40
August 6, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 40-11 29-29 69-40
August 8, 1978 Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 41-11 29-29 70-40
August 9, 1978 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 41-12 29-29 70-41
August 10, 1978 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 42-12 29-29 71-41
August 11, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 10 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 42-13 29-29 71-42
August 12, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 43-13 29-29 72-42
August 12, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 44-13 29-29 73-42
August 13, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 45-13 29-29 74-42
August 14, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 45-14 29-29 74-43
August 15, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at California Angels 5 L 45-14 29-30 74-44
August 16, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at California Angels 2 W 45-14 30-30 75-44
August 17, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at California Angels 6 W 45-14 31-30 76-44
August 18, 1978 Boston Red Sox 6 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 45-14 32-30 77-44
August 19, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Oakland Athletics 8 L 45-14 32-31 77-45
August 20, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 45-14 33-31 78-45
August 22, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 45-14 33-32 78-46
August 23, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 45-14 33-33 78-47
August 25, 1978 California Angels 0 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 46-14 33-33 79-47
August 26, 1978 California Angels 1 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 47-14 33-33 80-47
August 27, 1978 California Angels 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 48-14 33-33 81-47
August 28, 1978 Seattle Mariners 9 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 49-14 33-33 82-47
August 29, 1978 Seattle Mariners 5 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 50-14 33-33 83-47
August 30, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 51-14 33-33 84-47
August 30, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 51-15 33-33 84-48
September 1, 1978 Oakland Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 51-16 33-33 84-49
September 2, 1978 Oakland Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 51-17 33-33 84-50
September 3, 1978 Oakland Athletics 6 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 52-17 33-33 85-50
September 4, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 52-17 33-34 85-51
September 5, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Baltimore Orioles 4 L 52-17 33-35 85-52
September 6, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 0 W 52-17 34-35 86-52
September 7, 1978 New York Yankees 15 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 52-18 34-35 86-53
September 8, 1978 New York Yankees 13 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 52-19 34-35 86-54
September 9, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 52-20 34-35 86-55
September 10, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 52-21 34-35 86-56
September 11, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 53-21 34-35 87-56
September 12, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 53-22 34-35 87-57
September 13, 1978 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 53-22 34-36 87-58
September 14, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 53-22 34-37 87-59
September 15, 1978 Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 53-22 34-38 87-60
September 16, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 53-22 34-39 87-61
September 17, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 3 W 53-22 35-39 88-61
September 18, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 53-22 36-39 89-61
September 19, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 53-22 37-39 90-61
September 20, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 12 L 53-22 37-40 90-62
September 21, 1978 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 53-22 38-40 91-62
September 22, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 L 53-22 38-41 91-63
September 23, 1978 Boston Red Sox 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 53-22 39-41 92-63
September 24, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 6 W 53-22 40-41 93-63
September 26, 1978 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 54-22 40-41 94-63
September 27, 1978 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 55-22 40-41 95-63
September 28, 1978 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 56-22 40-41 96-63
September 29, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 0 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 57-22 40-41 97-63
September 30, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 58-22 40-41 98-63
October 1, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 59-22 40-41 99-63
October 2, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 59-23 40-41 99-64