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New York Yankees

1978 New York Yankees Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 100-63
Finished 1st in the AL's East Division

Won World Series

Manager: Billy Martin (52-42)

Manager: Dick Howser (0-1)

Manager: Bob Lemon (48-20)

1978 New York Yankees Statistics
1978 New York Yankees Roster

The New York Yankees of the American League ended the season with a record of 100 wins and 63 losses, finishing first in the AL's East Division. Billy Martin, Dick Howser and Bob Lemon served as manager. The 1978 New York Yankees won the World Series.


Regular Season Runs Scored: 735
Regular Season Runs Scored Against: 582

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 8, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Texas Rangers 2 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 9, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Texas Rangers 1 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 10, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 5 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 11, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 9 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
April 12, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 0-0 1-4 1-4
April 13, 1978 Chicago White Sox 2 at New York Yankees 4 W 1-0 1-4 2-4
April 15, 1978 Chicago White Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 2-0 1-4 3-4
April 16, 1978 Chicago White Sox 0 at New York Yankees 3 W 3-0 1-4 4-4
April 17, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 6 at New York Yankees 1 L 3-1 1-4 4-5
April 18, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 4-1 1-4 5-5
April 19, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 L 4-1 1-5 5-6
April 21, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 9 at New York Yankees 2 L 4-2 1-5 5-7
April 22, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 5-2 1-5 6-7
April 23, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at New York Yankees 2 L 5-3 1-5 6-8
April 24, 1978 New York Yankees 8 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 5-3 2-5 7-8
April 25, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 5-3 3-5 8-8
April 28, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 5-3 4-5 9-8
April 29, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Minnesota Twins 3 L 5-3 4-6 9-9
April 30, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 5-3 5-6 10-9
May 1, 1978 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 8 W 6-3 5-6 11-9
May 2, 1978 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 4 W 7-3 5-6 12-9
May 3, 1978 Kansas City Royals 5 at New York Yankees 6 W 8-3 5-6 13-9
May 5, 1978 Texas Rangers 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 9-3 5-6 14-9
May 6, 1978 Texas Rangers 9 at New York Yankees 5 L 9-4 5-6 14-10
May 7, 1978 Texas Rangers 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 10-4 5-6 15-10
May 9, 1978 Minnesota Twins 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 11-4 5-6 16-10
May 12, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 11-4 5-7 16-11
May 13, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 11-4 6-7 17-11
May 14, 1978 New York Yankees 9 at Kansas City Royals 10 L 11-4 6-8 17-12
May 15, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 11-4 7-8 18-12
May 16, 1978 New York Yankees 8 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 11-4 8-8 19-12
May 17, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 11-4 8-9 19-13
May 18, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 11-4 9-9 20-13
May 19, 1978 New York Yankees 11 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 W 11-4 10-9 21-13
May 20, 1978 New York Yankees 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 10 L 11-4 10-10 21-14
May 21, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 11-4 11-10 22-14
May 21, 1978 New York Yankees 9 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 11-4 12-10 23-14
May 23, 1978 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 10 W 12-4 12-10 24-14
May 25, 1978 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 9 W 13-4 12-10 25-14
May 26, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 14-4 12-10 26-14
May 27, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at New York Yankees 1 L 14-5 12-10 26-15
May 28, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at New York Yankees 5 W 15-5 12-10 27-15
May 28, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at New York Yankees 6 W 16-5 12-10 28-15
May 29, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 16-5 13-10 29-15
May 30, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 16-5 13-11 29-16
May 31, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 3 at New York Yankees 2 L 16-6 13-11 29-17
June 1, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 1 at New York Yankees 0 L 16-7 13-11 29-18
June 2, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 16-7 14-11 30-18
June 3, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 16-7 14-12 30-19
June 4, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 16-7 14-13 30-20
June 5, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 16-7 14-14 30-21
June 6, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 16-7 14-15 30-22
June 7, 1978 New York Yankees 9 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 16-7 15-15 31-22
June 9, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at California Angels 1 W 16-7 16-15 32-22
June 10, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at California Angels 4 L 16-7 16-16 32-23
June 11, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at California Angels 9 L 16-7 16-17 32-24
June 12, 1978 Oakland Athletics 0 at New York Yankees 2 W 17-7 16-17 33-24
June 13, 1978 Oakland Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5 W 18-7 16-17 34-24
June 14, 1978 Seattle Mariners 9 at New York Yankees 11 W 19-7 16-17 35-24
June 15, 1978 Seattle Mariners 2 at New York Yankees 5 W 20-7 16-17 36-24
June 16, 1978 California Angels 10 at New York Yankees 7 L 20-8 16-17 36-25
June 17, 1978 California Angels 0 at New York Yankees 4 W 21-8 16-17 37-25
June 18, 1978 California Angels 3 at New York Yankees 2 L 21-9 16-17 37-26
June 19, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 21-9 16-18 37-27
June 20, 1978 New York Yankees 10 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 21-9 17-18 38-27
June 21, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 21-9 17-19 38-28
June 22, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 21-9 18-19 39-28
June 23, 1978 New York Yankees 12 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 21-9 19-19 40-28
June 24, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 21-9 19-20 40-29
June 25, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 21-9 20-20 41-29
June 26, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 1 L 21-10 20-20 41-30
June 27, 1978 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 W 22-10 20-20 42-30
June 28, 1978 New York Yankees 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 22-10 20-21 42-31
June 28, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 7 L 22-10 20-22 42-32
June 30, 1978 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 10 W 23-10 20-22 43-32
July 1, 1978 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 4 L 23-11 20-22 43-33
July 2, 1978 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 24-11 20-22 44-33
July 2, 1978 Detroit Tigers 3 at New York Yankees 5 W 25-11 20-22 45-33
July 3, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 25-11 20-23 45-34
July 5, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 3 L 25-11 20-24 45-35
July 6, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Texas Rangers 2 W 25-11 21-24 46-35
July 7, 1978 New York Yankees 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 25-11 21-25 46-36
July 8, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 25-11 21-26 46-37
July 9, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 L 25-11 21-27 46-38
July 13, 1978 Chicago White Sox 6 at New York Yankees 1 L 25-12 21-27 46-39
July 14, 1978 Chicago White Sox 6 at New York Yankees 7 W 26-12 21-27 47-39
July 15, 1978 Kansas City Royals 8 at New York Yankees 2 L 26-13 21-27 47-40
July 16, 1978 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 1 L 26-14 21-27 47-41
July 17, 1978 Kansas City Royals 9 at New York Yankees 7 L 26-15 21-27 47-42
July 19, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Minnesota Twins 0 W 26-15 22-27 48-42
July 20, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Minnesota Twins 0 W 26-15 23-27 49-42
July 21, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 26-15 24-27 50-42
July 22, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 26-15 25-27 51-42
July 23, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 26-15 26-27 52-42
July 24, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 26-15 26-28 52-43
July 25, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 W 26-15 27-28 53-43
July 26, 1978 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 27-15 27-28 54-43
July 27, 1978 Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 11 W 28-15 27-28 55-43
July 27, 1978 Cleveland Indians 17 at New York Yankees 5 L 28-16 27-28 55-44
July 28, 1978 Minnesota Twins 7 at New York Yankees 5 L 28-17 27-28 55-45
July 29, 1978 Minnesota Twins 3 at New York Yankees 7 W 29-17 27-28 56-45
July 30, 1978 Minnesota Twins 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 30-17 27-28 57-45
July 30, 1978 Minnesota Twins 2 at New York Yankees 0 L 30-18 27-28 57-46
July 31, 1978 Texas Rangers 1 at New York Yankees 6 W 31-18 27-28 58-46
August 1, 1978 Texas Rangers 1 at New York Yankees 8 W 32-18 27-28 59-46
August 2, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 5 L 32-19 27-28 59-47
August 3, 1978 Boston Red Sox 8 at New York Yankees 1 L 32-20 27-28 59-48
August 4, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 1 L 32-21 27-28 59-49
August 5, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 33-21 27-28 60-49
August 6, 1978 Baltimore Orioles 0 at New York Yankees 3 W 34-21 27-28 61-49
August 8, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at New York Yankees 3 W 35-21 27-28 62-49
August 9, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 7 at New York Yankees 8 W 36-21 27-28 63-49
August 10, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at New York Yankees 9 W 37-21 27-28 64-49
August 11, 1978 New York Yankees 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 37-21 28-28 65-49
August 12, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 37-21 28-29 65-50
August 13, 1978 New York Yankees 0 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 37-21 28-30 65-51
August 14, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 37-21 29-30 66-51
August 15, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 37-21 30-30 67-51
August 16, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 37-21 31-30 68-51
August 18, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 37-21 32-30 69-51
August 19, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 37-21 32-31 69-52
August 20, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 37-21 32-32 69-53
August 22, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at California Angels 2 W 37-21 33-32 70-53
August 23, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at California Angels 6 L 37-21 33-33 70-54
August 25, 1978 Oakland Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 7 W 38-21 33-33 71-54
August 26, 1978 Oakland Athletics 4 at New York Yankees 5 W 39-21 33-33 72-54
August 27, 1978 Oakland Athletics 2 at New York Yankees 6 W 40-21 33-33 73-54
August 28, 1978 California Angels 1 at New York Yankees 4 W 41-21 33-33 74-54
August 29, 1978 California Angels 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 42-21 33-33 75-54
August 30, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 42-21 34-33 76-54
August 31, 1978 New York Yankees 6 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 42-21 35-33 77-54
September 1, 1978 Seattle Mariners 3 at New York Yankees 0 L 42-22 35-33 77-55
September 2, 1978 Seattle Mariners 2 at New York Yankees 6 W 43-22 35-33 78-55
September 3, 1978 Seattle Mariners 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 44-22 35-33 79-55
September 4, 1978 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 9 W 45-22 35-33 80-55
September 4, 1978 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 4 L 45-23 35-33 80-56
September 5, 1978 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 4 W 46-23 35-33 81-56
September 6, 1978 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 8 W 47-23 35-33 82-56
September 7, 1978 New York Yankees 15 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 47-23 36-33 83-56
September 8, 1978 New York Yankees 13 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 47-23 37-33 84-56
September 9, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 47-23 38-33 85-56
September 10, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 47-23 39-33 86-56
September 12, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 47-23 39-34 86-57
September 13, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 47-23 40-34 87-57
September 14, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 47-23 41-34 88-57
September 15, 1978 Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 4 W 48-23 41-34 89-57
September 16, 1978 Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3 W 49-23 41-34 90-57
September 17, 1978 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 3 L 49-24 41-34 90-58
September 18, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 50-24 41-34 91-58
September 19, 1978 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at New York Yankees 0 L 50-25 41-34 91-59
September 20, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 8 L 50-25 41-35 91-60
September 20, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 W 50-25 42-35 92-60
September 21, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 50-25 43-35 93-60
September 22, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 50-25 43-36 93-61
September 23, 1978 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 50-25 43-37 93-62
September 24, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 50-25 44-37 94-62
September 26, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at New York Yankees 4 W 51-25 44-37 95-62
September 27, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at New York Yankees 5 W 52-25 44-37 96-62
September 28, 1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 53-25 44-37 97-62
September 29, 1978 Cleveland Indians 1 at New York Yankees 3 W 54-25 44-37 98-62
September 30, 1978 Cleveland Indians 0 at New York Yankees 7 W 55-25 44-37 99-62
October 1, 1978 Cleveland Indians 9 at New York Yankees 2 L 55-26 44-37 99-63
October 2, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 55-26 45-37 100-63
October 3, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 0-0 1-0 1-0 League Championship Series
October 4, 1978 New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Royals 10 L 0-0 1-1 1-1 League Championship Series
October 6, 1978 Kansas City Royals 5 at New York Yankees 6 W 1-0 1-1 2-1 League Championship Series
October 7, 1978 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 2 W 2-0 1-1 3-1 League Championship Series
October 10, 1978 New York Yankees 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 11 L 2-0 1-2 3-2 World Series
October 11, 1978 New York Yankees 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 2-0 1-3 3-3 World Series
October 13, 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at New York Yankees 5 W 3-0 1-3 4-3 World Series
October 14, 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 at New York Yankees 4 W 4-0 1-3 5-3 World Series
October 15, 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at New York Yankees 12 W 5-0 1-3 6-3 World Series
October 17, 1978 New York Yankees 7 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 5-0 2-3 7-3 World Series


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