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Encyclopedia > 1978 National League Championship Series

The 1978 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five matchup for the second straight year between the Eastern Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the Western Division Champion Philadelphia Phillies. The Dodgers beat the Phillies 3 games to 1 once again and would go on to, once again, lose the 1978 World Series to the New York Yankees. This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 19 - Eddie Mathews is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America on 301 of 379 ballots. ... In Major League Baseball, the National League Championship Series (NLCS) determines who wins the National League pennant and advances to baseballs championship, the World Series, facing the winner of the American League Championship Series. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Dodger Stadium (1962-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 â€¢ 1941... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1981, a players strike in... 1978 World Series Logo The 1978 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a rematch of the 1977 Series, with the Yankees winning in six games to repeat as champions. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Yankee Stadium (1976-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927...


Managers: Tommy Lasorda, Los Angeles; Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Thomas Charles Lasorda (born 22 September 1927 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) was a Major League baseball player and manager. ... Daniel Leonard Ozark (born Daniel Leonard Orzechowski, November 24, 1923, in Buffalo, New York) is a former coach and manager in Major League Baseball. ...


Umpires: John McSherry, Lee Weyer, Nick Colosi, Andy Olsen, Satch Davidson, Bill Williams John Patrick McSherry (September 11, 1944 - April 1, 1996) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League from 1971 until his death. ... Lee Howard Weyer (September 3, 1936 – July 4, 1988) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League from 1963 to 1988. ... Bill Williams was a software developer, the author of the acclaimed Atari games Salmon Run, Necromancer, and Alley Cat, the Amiga games Mind Walker, Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon, Pioneer Plague, and Knights of the Crystallion, Monopoly for the Nintendo Entertainment System, and Barts Nightmare for Super...


Series MVP: Steve Garvey, Los Angeles Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, and current Southern California businessman. ...


Television: ABC (Al Michaels, Warner Wolf, and Tom Seaver announcing) The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... Alan Richard Michaels (born November 12, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American television sportscaster. ... Warner Wolf on WCBS in 2003 delivering his trademark line, Lets go to the videotape! Warner William Wolf (born November 11, 1937) is an American television and radio sports broadcaster, best known for being a very popular local news sports anchor in Washington, D.C. and New York City. ... George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944 in Fresno, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the major leagues in 1967 and retired in 1986. ...

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Summary

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Dodgers win the Series, 3-1

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Los Angeles - 9, Philadelphia - 5 October 4 Veterans Stadium 63,460
2 Los Angeles - 4, Philadelphia - 0 October 5 Veterans Stadium 60,642
3 Philadelphia - 9, Los Angeles - 4 October 6 Dodger Stadium 55,043
4 Philadelphia - 3, Los Angeles - 4 October 7 Dodger Stadium 55,124

October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Philadelphia Veterans Stadium (or The Vet) was located at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Philadelphia Veterans Stadium (or The Vet) was located at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles, California, has been the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball team since 1962. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles, California, has been the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball team since 1962. ...

Game Summaries

Game One

October 4, Veterans Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 9 13 1
Philadelphia 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 5 12 1
W: Bob Welch (1-0)  L: Larry Christenson (0-1)  
HRs: PHIJerry Martin (1); LADSteve Garvey (2), Davey Lopes (1), Steve Yeager (1)

There are a number of famous people of this name including: Bob Welch (musician) Bob Welch (baseball player) Bob Welch (politician) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jerry Lindsey Martin (born May 11, 1949 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA) is a former professional baseball player. ... Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, and current Southern California businessman. ... David Earl Lopes (born May 3, 1945 in East Providence, Rhode Island) is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Stephen Wayne Yeager (born November 24, 1948 in Huntington, West Virginia) is an American baseball player; catcher. ...

Game Two

October 5, Veterans Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 4 8 0
Philadelphia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
W: Tommy John (1-0)  L: Dick Ruthven (0-1)  
HRs: LADDavey Lopes (2)

Thomas Edward John Jr. ... Richard David Ruthven (born March 27, 1951 Sacramento, CA - ) was a pitcher with a 14 year career from 1973 to 1986. ... David Earl Lopes (born May 3, 1945 in East Providence, Rhode Island) is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ...

Game Three

October 6, Dodger Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 9 11 1
Los Angeles 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 8 2
W: Steve Carlton (1-0)  L: Don Sutton (0-1)  
HRs: PHISteve Carlton (1), Greg Luzinski (1); LADSteve Garvey (3)

Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, from 1965 to 1988, who retired as one of the most successful pitchers to ever play the game. ... Donald Howard Sutton (born April 2, 1945 in Clio, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball player and current television sportscaster. ... Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, from 1965 to 1988, who retired as one of the most successful pitchers to ever play the game. ... Greg The Bull Luzinski (born on November 22, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball. ... Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, and current Southern California businessman. ...

Game Four

October 7, Dodger Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Philadelphia 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 8 2
Los Angeles 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 13 0
W: Terry Forster (1-0)  L: Tug McGraw (0-1)  
HRs: PHIGreg Luzinski (2), Bake McBride (1); LADRon Cey (1), Steve Garvey (4)

Frank Edwin Tug McGraw, Jr. ... Greg The Bull Luzinski (born on November 22, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball. ... Bake McBride was a Major League Baseball player who won the Rookie of the Year award in 1974, when he had a . ... Ronald Charles Cey (born February 15, 1948 in Tacoma, Washington) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-82), Chicago Cubs (1983-86) and Oakland Athletics (1987). ... Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, and current Southern California businessman. ...

External links

  • 1978 NLCS at Baseball-Reference.com
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Image File history File links National League logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In Major League Baseball, the National League Championship Series (NLCS) determines who wins the National League pennant and advances to baseballs championship, the World Series, facing the winner of the American League Championship Series. ... The 1969 National League Championship Series was the first NLCS held after Major League Baseball adopted the two-division format that season. ... The 1970 National League Championship Series was a match-up between the Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates and the Western Division Champion Cincinnati Reds. ... The 1971 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five series that pitted the Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates against the Western Division Champion San Francisco Giants. ... The 1972 National League Championship Series was played between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates from October 7 to October 11, 1972. ... The 1973 National League Championship Series was played between the New York Mets and the Cincinnati Reds from October 6 to October 10, 1973. ... The 1974 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five series that matched the Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates against the Western Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. ... The 1975 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five match-up between the Eastern Division Champion Pittsburgh Pirates and the Western Division Champion Cincinnati Reds. ... The 1976 National League Championship Series faced off the Cincinnati Reds (known for their nickname at the time, The Big Red Machine) and the Philadelphia Phillies. ... The 1977 National League Championship Series was a best-of-five matchup between the Eastern Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the Western Division Champion Philadelphia Phillies. ... The 1984 National League Championship Series was played between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs from October 2 to October 7, 1984. ... The 1985 National League Championship series was played between the St. ... The 1986 National League Championship Series featured the New York Mets taking on the Houston Astros. ... The 1987 National League Championship Series took place between the 6th of October and the 14th of October, at Busch Stadium (Games 1, 2, 6, 7) and Candlestick Park (3, 4, 5). ... The 1988 National League Championship Series was played between the National League West champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the National League East champion New York Mets. ... The 1989 National League Championship Series was played between the National League West champion San Francisco Giants and the National League East champion Chicago Cubs. ... The 1990 National League Championship Series was played between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Reds coming out on top in the series 4-2. ... The 1991 National League Championship Series was played between the Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Braves coming out on top in the series 4-3. ... The 1992 National League Championship Series was played between the Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates from October 6 to October 14, 1992. ... Series MVP Curt Schilling allowed only two runs in two starts The 1993 National League Championship Series was played between the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves. ... The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years. ... The 1995 National League Championship Series (NLCS), the second round of the 1995 National League playoffs, matched the Eastern Division champion Atlanta Braves against the Central Division champion Cincinatti Reds. ... The 1996 National League Championship Series matched the Eastern Division Champion Atlanta Braves and the Central Division Champion St. ... The 1997 National League Championship Series pitted the Florida Marlins against the Atlanta Braves. ... The 1998 National League Championship Series, to determine the champion of Major League Baseballs National League, was played from October 7 to 14, 1998 between the East Division Champion Atlanta Braves and the West Division Champion San Diego Padres. ... The 1999 National League Championship Series, to determine the champion of Major League Baseballs National League, was played between the East Division Champion Atlanta Braves and the Wild Card New York Mets. ... The 2000 National League Championship Series, to determine the champion of Major League Baseballs National League, was played between the Central Division Champion St. ... The 2001 National League Championship Series saw the Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 to earn their first trip to the World Series in only the franchises fourth year of existence. ... The 2002 National League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 9 to 14, 2002 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion St. ... The 2003 National League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 7 to 15, 2003 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion Chicago Cubs and the wild-card qualifying Florida Marlins. ... The 2004 National League Championship Series was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 13 to 21, 2004 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion St. ... The 2005 National League Championship Series (NLCS), the second round of the 2005 National League playoffs, matched the Central Division champion and defending league champion St. ... The 2006 National League Championship Series (NLCS), is the second round of the 2006 National League playoffs. ...


 
 

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