1978 New York Yankees Roster

The 1978 New York Yankees team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1978 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1978 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1978 New York Yankees salary list, a 1978 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1978 New York Yankees primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"If this club wants somebody to play third base, they've got me. If they want somebody to go to luncheons, they should hire George Jessel." - Graig Nettles
1978 New York Yankees


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Complete Roster

6-06
220
Right
Right
1954-07-04
6-03
195
Right
Right
1954-04-06
6-04
207
Right
Right
1955-08-06
6-03
180
Right
Right
1950-10-24
6-01
190
Right
Right
1948-10-14
6-03
217
Right
Right
1951-07-05
5-11
162
Left
Left
1950-08-28
6-00
190
Left
Right
1951-01-06
6-02
175
Left
Right
1945-11-03
6-00
195
Right
Right
1946-04-08
6-04
210
Right
Right
1950-12-02
6-01
195
Left
Left
1941-08-09
6-01
192
Left
Left
1944-07-22
6-02
195
Right
Left
1952-09-08
6-01
200
Right
Right
1945-08-06
6-05
175
Left
Left
1951-09-28
6-04
213
Right
Right
1947-05-14
6-05
220
Right
Right
1946-09-06
5-11
190
Right
Right
1955-02-05
5-11
191
Right
Right
1947-06-07
6-01
215
Right
Left
1948-12-26
5-11
181
Right
Right
1951-11-25
5-10
160
Right
Left
1955-01-26
6-00
170
Right
Right
1955-02-07
5-11
189
Right
Right
1954-09-20
6-00
186
Right
Left
1944-08-20
5-10
155
Right
Right
1958-03-29
5-11
166
Right
Right
1954-07-06
6-00
165
Right
Right
1956-03-03
5-10
167
Right
Right
1947-08-13
5-11
170
Right
Both
1950-08-29
6-00
171
Right
Right
1944-02-01
6-00
200
Left
Left
1946-05-18
6-01
175
Right
Left
1945-11-20
6-02
198
Right
Right
1943-08-28
5-10
165
Left
Left
1948-10-30
6-01
180
Left
Left
1951-07-29
5-10
172
Right
Both
1943-12-27
6-00
180
Right
Left
1952-09-22
6-04
225
Right
Right
1947-07-22
6-02
195
Left
Left
1947-07-30


The 1978 New York Yankees played 163 games during the regular season, won 100 games, lost 63 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 98/96) where 2,335,871 fans witnessed their 1978 Yankees finish the season with a .613 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1978 New York Yankees Opening Day starters list, a 1978 New York Yankees salary list, a 1978 New York Yankees uniform number breakdown and a 1978 New York Yankees primary starters list:

1978 New York Yankees
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available


1978 New York Yankees
Salaries

Catfish Hunter $640,000.00
Reggie Jackson $525,000.00
Goose Gossage $458,000.00
Andy Messersmith $333,333.00
Thurman Munson $250,000.00
Bucky Dent $150,000.00
Graig Nettles $145,000.00
Mickey Rivers $133,333.00
Paul Blair $125,000.00
Willie Randolph $50,000.00
Ron Guidry $47,000.00
Dell Alston $21,000.00
Jim Beattie $21,000.00
Ken Clay $21,000.00
Ron Davis $21,000.00
Brian Doyle $21,000.00
Damaso Garcia $21,000.00
Mike Heath $21,000.00
Bob Kammeyer $21,000.00
Mickey Klutts $21,000.00
Larry McCall $21,000.00
Dave Rajsich $21,000.00
Domingo Ramos $21,000.00
Dennis Sherrill $21,000.00
George Zeber $21,000.00

Did you know that a 1978 New York Yankees Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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