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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 Game-by-Game Results

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.


Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight College
Dell Alston P L R September 22, 1952 6'0" 180
Jim Beattie P R R July 4, 1954 6'5" 210
Paul Blair CF R R February 1, 1944 6'0" 168
Chris Chambliss 1B L R December 26, 1948 6'1" 195
Ken Clay P R R April 6, 1954 6'3" 185
Ron Davis P R R August 6, 1955 6'4" 205
Bucky Dent SS R R November 25, 1951 5'9" 170
Brian Doyle 2B L R January 26, 1954 5'10" 160
Rawly Eastwick P R R October 24, 1950 6'3" 180
Ed Figueroa P R R October 14, 1948 6'1" 190
Damaso Garcia 2B R R February 7, 1957 6'1" 165
Rich Gossage P R R July 5, 1951 6'3" 180
Ron Guidry P L L August 28, 1950 5'11" 161
Don Gullett P R L January 6, 1951 6'0" 190
Fran Healy C R R September 6, 1946 6'5" 220
Mike Heath C R R February 5, 1955 5'11" 180
Ken Holtzman P R L November 3, 1945 6'2" 175
Catfish Hunter P R R April 8, 1946 6'0" 190
Reggie Jackson RF L L May 18, 1946 6'0" 195
Cliff Johnson C R R July 22, 1947 6'4" 215
Jay Johnstone RF L R November 20, 1945 6'1" 175
Bob Kammeyer P R R December 2, 1950 6'4" 210
Mickey Klutts 3B R R September 20, 1954 5'11" 170
Paul Lindblad P L L August 9, 1941 6'1" 185
Sparky Lyle P L L July 22, 1944 6'1" 182
Larry McCall P L R September 8, 1952 6'2" 195
Andy Messersmith P R R August 6, 1945 6'1" 200
Thurman Munson C R R June 7, 1947 5'11" 190
Graig Nettles 3B L R August 20, 1944 6'0" 180
Lou Piniella LF R R August 28, 1943 6'0" 182
Dave Rajsich P L L September 28, 1951 6'5" 175
Domingo Ramos SS R R March 29, 1958 5'10" 154
Willie Randolph 2B R R July 6, 1954 5'11" 165
Mickey Rivers CF L L October 30, 1948 5'10" 165
Dennis Sherrill 3B R R May 3, 1956 6'0" 165
Jim Spencer 1B L L July 30, 1947 6'2" 195
Fred Stanley SS R R August 13, 1947 5'10" 165
Gary Thomasson OF L L July 29, 1951 6'1" 180
Dick Tidrow P R R May 14, 1947 6'4" 210
Roy White LF B R December 27, 1943 5'10" 160
George Zeber 2B B R August 29, 1950 5'11" 170


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