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Monday June 12, 1978
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National League batting statistics through games of June 12, 1978:

   Club          AB    R     H    2B   3B   HR   RBI   SB   CS   BB    SO   Avg
Los Angeles     1998  302   556  107   10   54   283   47   16  219   281  .278
Cincinnati      2059  287   547  113   16   57   270   56   22  242   364  .266
Philadelphia    1800  252   468   78    8   49   238   63   20  206   308  .260
Montreal        1969  256   507   91   10   40   230   27   12  166   316  .258
Houston         1842  211   474   76   11   35   201   51   16  155   232  .257
Chicago         1874  238   473   76   25   31   224   20   20  189   271  .252
San Francisco   1867  216   462   85   18   35   204   35   20  200   313  .248
San Diego       1892  197   467   69   15   30   176   50   32  196   312  .247
New York        2043  227   503   86   16   32   214   34   33  221   337  .246
Pittsburgh      1886  220   464   83   16   30   196   74   32  171   304  .246
Atlanta         1829  180   439   65   15   29   164   41   27  196   288  .240
St. Louis       2073  213   494   97   12   26   202   32   13  156   286  .238

 Batting Leaders         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ken Griffey (CIN)        60  245   39   80  15   4   3   19  10   2   20   36  .327
George Foster (CIN)      60  241   41   77  10   4  14   48   3   1   23   55  .320
Jeff Burroughs (ATL)     56  185   25   59  14   2   5   28   1   1   45   36  .319
Ted Simmons (STL)        61  207   34   66  22   1   6   26   0   1   32   13  .319
Reggie Smith (LA)        53  195   37   62  13   1  11   41   4   1   28   37  .318
Terry Puhl (HOU)         52  213   25   67  10   2   2   13   8   5   14   16  .315
Bill Madlock (SF)        46  179   27   56   9   1   5   17  10   3   23   21  .313
Jack Clark (SF)          56  213   34   66  17   5   6   32   6   2   21   34  .310
Larry Bowa (PHI)         51  221   31   68   9   1   0   13  13   2   10   19  .308
Dan Driessen (CIN)       54  195   33   60  13   1   8   35  12   2   32   25  .308

 Atlanta              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Tom Paciorek           5    9    2    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Jeff Burroughs        56  185   25   59  14   2   5   28   1   1   45   36  .319
Jerry Royster         53  207   29   59   7   3   1   13  15   7   21   18  .285
Gary Matthews         29  102   17   28   4   2   8   18   0   1   14   19  .275
Darrel Chaney         36   99   12   27   5   0   1    8   1   0   14   18  .273
Brian Asselstine      39  103   11   28   3   3   2   13   2   1   11   16  .272
Biff Pocoroba         51  162   11   44   6   0   3   20   0   3   16    7  .272
Rowland Office        49  113   11   28   2   0   2    5   2   5    8   17  .248
Joe Nolan             27   36    4    8   3   1   0    4   0   0    3    4  .222
Rod Gilbreath         47  137    8   30   6   1   2   11   3   2   12   20  .219
Barry Bonnell         45  133   11   29   5   2   0    9   8   2   10   13  .218
Bob Beall             34   54    6   11   2   0   0    2   2   1    8   10  .204
Cito Gaston           28   57    2   11   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    9  .193
Dale Murphy           53  184   20   35   2   1   4   21   6   2   20   48  .190
Jerry Maddox           6   13    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .154
Pat Rockett           44  105    3   14   2   0   0    4   1   2   10   11  .133

 Chicago              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bill Buckner          38  135   15   44   8   0   1   17   4   2    7    6  .326
Joe Wallis            28   55    7   17   2   1   1    6   0   2    5   13  .309
Greg Gross            40  114   12   35   5   5   1   21   0   0   14    5  .307
Gene Clines           38   95   19   27   5   1   0    7   2   2    8   10  .284
Manny Trillo          52  192   16   54   8   3   2   24   0   2   20   25  .281
Larry Biittner        35   97   14   27   3   1   3   21   0   1   12   11  .278
Ivan DeJesus          54  218   41   58   8   4   2   12   5   5   29   27  .266
Bobby Murcer          53  191   25   48   7   4   3   22   5   2   24   26  .251
Hector Cruz           28   74    8   18   5   0   2    9   0   0    3    6  .243
Dave Rader            44  141   15   34   8   2   1   19   1   0   12   11  .241
Dave Kingman          48  169   27   40   5   1  14   39   2   4   18   59  .237
Larry Cox             24   56    5   13   2   0   1    7   0   0    5    7  .232
Mick Kelleher         13   19    2    4   0   0   0    1   0   0    3    2  .211
Steve Ontiveros       51  178   22   35   7   2   0    9   0   0   22   26  .197
Rudy Meoli            21   14    4    1   0   0   0    1   1   0    3    3  .071

 Cincinnati           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ken Griffey           60  245   39   80  15   4   3   19  10   2   20   36  .327
George Foster         60  241   41   77  10   4  14   48   3   1   23   55  .320
Dan Driessen          54  195   33   60  13   1   8   35  12   2   32   25  .308
Dave Concepcion       57  218   27   67  16   2   2   27   7   6   16   40  .307
Mike Lum              32   57    8   16   3   0   3   11   0   0   12    6  .281
Pete Rose             59  252   41   68  17   3   4   19   4   1   23   14  .270
Junior Kennedy        33   43    5   11   1   0   0    2   2   1    9   12  .256
Cesar Geronimo        53  134   11   34   9   1   3   17   3   1   20   30  .254
Joe Morgan            53  186   32   47  14   0   8   39  12   4   39   17  .253
Dave Collins          42   47    6   11   0   0   0    5   1   3    8    9  .234
Johnny Bench          46  165   22   38   7   0  10   26   1   1   16   40  .230
Ray Knight            31   30    4    5   2   0   1    3   0   0    2    5  .167
Don Werner            32   81    5   13   2   1   0    8   1   0   11   21  .161
Rick Auerbach         22   22    5    3   1   0   1    3   0   0    4    6  .136
Ken Henderson          3    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Mike Grace             5    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000

 Houston              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Jesus Alou            22   34    2   12   2   0   1    5   0   0    1    0  .353
Terry Puhl            52  213   25   67  10   2   2   13   8   5   14   16  .315
Enos Cabell           55  227   26   67   6   1   4   29   7   5    9   26  .295
Art Howe              51  179   22   51  16   1   4   20   1   1   16   16  .285
Jose Cruz             53  203   25   57  11   3   3   31   9   2   19   25  .281
Cesar Cedeno          45  176   29   49   8   1   6   19  21   2   13   22  .278
Bob Watson            52  177   22   47   8   1   8   35   0   0   23   23  .266
Wilbur Howard         22   38    4   10   0   1   1    3   1   0    1    3  .263
Denny Walling         34   47    6   12   1   0   1    9   1   0    5    4  .255
Julio Gonzalez        15   28    3    7   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .250
Joe Ferguson          38  116   17   26   3   0   5   16   0   0   22   22  .224
Roger Metzger         45  123   11   27   4   1   0    6   0   0   12    9  .220
Reggie Baldwin        13   39    3    8   4   0   0    6   0   0    0    2  .205
Jimmy Sexton          30   60    4   10   0   0   0    0   3   0    4   10  .167
Ed Herrmann           16   36    1    4   1   0   0    0   0   0    3    3  .111
Dave Bergman          29   24    2    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    6    8  .083

 Los Angeles          G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Johnny Oates          12   18    1    8   1   0   0    1   0   1    1    1  .444
Manny Mota            16   14    0    5   1   0   0    4   0   0    1    2  .357
Rick Monday           47  148   28   48  12   1  12   37   1   1   23   32  .324
Lee Lacy              37   97   17   31   9   3   6   13   3   2   10   12  .320
Reggie Smith          53  195   37   62  13   1  11   41   4   1   28   37  .318
Davey Lopes           48  175   35   53   9   1   5   18  16   1   28   19  .303
Jerry Grote           20   43    4   13   5   0   0    6   0   0    6    4  .302
Steve Garvey          58  239   32   68  10   3   6   36   5   2   12   23  .285
Dusty Baker           55  197   22   56  11   0   3   27   3   0   14   32  .284
Ron Cey               56  211   34   59  11   0   8   41   1   1   35   34  .280
Billy North           23   68   18   19   5   0   0    1   8   3   18   11  .279
Bill Russell          57  247   36   68  11   1   2   24   4   2    9   14  .275
Vic Davalillo         30   34    7    9   1   0   0    7   0   1    3    1  .265
Ted Martinez          21   17    6    4   0   0   0    1   1   1    1    6  .235
Glenn Burke           16   19    2    4   0   0   0    2   1   0    0    4  .211
Steve Yeager          47  140   13   27   5   0   1   14   0   0   22   19  .193

 Montreal             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Pepe Frias            35    6    3    3   2   1   0    3   0   0    0    0  .500
Stan Papi             22   49    6   15   4   0   0    5   0   0    3    6  .306
Chris Speier          51  167   17   48   6   1   3   17   0   0   28   20  .287
Larry Parrish         55  196   26   56  16   1   7   34   0   1   11   40  .286
Warren Cromartie      55  215   29   59  11   2   2   21   3   2   13   24  .274
Dave Cash             58  233   30   63  12   2   1   13   5   3   17   10  .270
Ellis Valentine       54  205   27   55  11   0   7   29   2   2   11   26  .268
Andre Dawson          58  222   40   59   4   3   9   33  12   3   16   52  .266
Tony Perez            54  198   23   52  13   0   5   28   0   0   18   43  .263
Sam Mejias            26   12    5    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .250
Gary Carter           57  203   31   48   7   0   6   30   3   1   28   26  .237
Del Unser             50   63    7   14   2   0   0    5   1   0    9   12  .222
Wayne Garrett         30   41    4    9   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    4  .220
Jerry White           18   10    2    2   0   0   0    0   1   0    1    3  .200
Bob Reece              7    7    1    1   1   0   0    2   0   0    0    2  .143
Ed Herrmann            1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 New York             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Lee Mazzilli          60  238   34   71  15   3   4   24   8   6   25   39  .298
Elliott Maddox        37  114   13   32   6   2   0   12   1   3   25   13  .281
Bobby Valentine       33   83   10   23   2   0   1   13   0   1    9   13  .277
Willie Montanez       59  226   29   62  13   0   9   42   1   1   23   44  .274
Steve Henderson       60  226   34   61   8   1   6   32   4   4   23   49  .270
Joel Youngblood       35   70    8   18   4   2   1    7   0   0    5   11  .257
John Stearns          51  165   16   42   8   0   4   20   9   2   25   19  .255
Ron Hodges            20   50    3   12   2   1   0    4   1   1    6    7  .240
Len Randle            47  156   22   37   8   4   1   10   7   7   35   25  .237
Tom Grieve            24   55    3   13   2   0   1    5   0   0    5   11  .236
Doug Flynn            60  215   12   49   3   2   0   15   0   2    9   17  .228
Ken Henderson          7   22    2    5   2   0   1    4   0   1    4    4  .227
Bruce Boisclair       46  105   15   23   2   1   3   11   1   3   14   18  .219
Tim Foli              35  137   10   27   7   0   0    8   1   2    5    7  .197
Ed Kranepool          27   38    3    7   0   0   1    5   0   0    4    3  .184
Sergio Ferrer         16    6    2    1   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    2  .167

 Philadelphia         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Jose Cardenal         23   42    6   15   6   0   1   10   0   1    4    3  .357
Larry Bowa            51  221   31   68   9   1   0   13  13   2   10   19  .308
Garry Maddox          52  190   20   57  11   0   3   24  18   2   18   31  .300
Jerry Martin          41   65   14   19   2   1   3   13   3   1    9   10  .292
Tim McCarver          24   48    5   14   5   0   0    3   0   0   11   10  .292
Bake McBride          43  178   26   50   6   2   2   11  14   2   15   23  .281
Richie Hebner         47  143   19   39   7   1   4   23   2   2   18   25  .273
Bob Boone             46  144   22   39   5   2   6   28   1   3   18    9  .271
Mike Schmidt          49  189   38   51   9   0   9   32   7   3   32   41  .270
Greg Luzinski         53  179   32   44   9   0  14   39   4   0   37   46  .246
Bud Harrelson         27   41    6    9   1   0   0    0   0   0    6    7  .220
Ted Sizemore          11   37    4    7   1   0   0    1   1   0    1    4  .189
Jay Johnstone         34   55    3   10   2   0   0    4   0   2    6    9  .182
Barry Foote           12   11    2    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    4  .182
Jim Morrison          31   85   10   15   0   1   3   10   0   1    9   15  .177
Davey Johnson         23   48    6    7   0   0   2   12   0   0    4   10  .146

 Pittsburgh           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ken Macha              5    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .333
Dave Parker           54  214   31   64   8   4   8   32  10   3   17   30  .299
Steve Brye            30   62   11   18   5   0   1    4   1   0    6    6  .290
Duffy Dyer            23   69    3   19   6   1   0    7   1   0   10    8  .275
Frank Taveras         54  213   23   58  13   1   0   15  16  10   11   24  .272
Manny Sanguillen      29   70    5   19   0   1   2    4   0   1    1    2  .271
John Milner           36   82   10   22   4   0   1   10   1   0   12    7  .268
Willie Stargell       43  128   16   34   6   0   7   25   2   0   20   31  .266
Mario Mendoza         26   31    4    8   1   0   1    3   2   1    0    5  .258
Ed Ott                40  129   15   33   6   1   2   12   0   0    9   16  .256
Rennie Stennett       49  184   21   47   5   1   2   21   0   1    6   14  .255
Bill Robinson         38  142   22   35  10   1   3   23   6   3   12   33  .247
Phil Garner           54  193   18   46   8   4   2   23   8   6   20   27  .238
Jim Fregosi           20   20    3    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    6    8  .200
Fernando Gonzalez      9   21    2    4   1   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .191
Omar Moreno           56  184   33   35   6   2   1   10  26   7   32   40  .190

 San Diego            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Fernando Gonzalez      5   12    2    4   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    1  .333
Bill Almon            57  210   22   61  14   0   0   12   8   2   14   40  .291
Dave Winfield         55  209   26   60   8   1  10   36   7   5   14   29  .287
Chuck Baker           27   39    7   11   1   0   0    2   0   0    1    7  .282
Don Reynolds          18   29    3    8   0   0   0    2   1   0    6    4  .276
Gene Richards         54  202   26   55   6   5   2   16  14   7   25   26  .272
Derrel Thomas         56  171   15   44   5   0   1   14   6   5   12   15  .257
Mike Champion         21   24    1    6   0   1   0    4   0   0    5    6  .250
Ozzie Smith           55  198   15   49   5   3   0   14   9   4    9   16  .248
George Hendrick       36  111    9   27   4   0   3    8   1   1   12   16  .243
Dave Roberts           7   21    0    5   1   0   0    2   0   0    3    3  .238
Oscar Gamble          49  157   20   37   4   2   4   20   0   1   19   22  .236
Jerry Turner          35   53    4   12   4   0   2    7   0   0    4   12  .226
Gene Tenace           51  145   29   32   8   3   6   18   4   3   45   39  .221
Rick Sweet            41  105    7   23   1   0   1    5   0   3   18   18  .219
Tucker Ashford        18   46    1   10   4   0   1    6   0   0    3    6  .217
Bob Davis             19   40    3    8   1   0   0    2   0   1    1    5  .200

 San Francisco        G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Mike Ivie             37   95   10   33   2   1   3   20   2   0    6   12  .347
Bill Madlock          46  179   27   56   9   1   5   17  10   3   23   21  .313
Jack Clark            56  213   34   66  17   5   6   32   6   2   21   34  .310
Terry Whitfield       54  177   29   49   8   2   4   10   2   5   11   28  .277
Darrell Evans         56  198   33   54  11   1   6   23   2   1   40   26  .273
Mike Sadek            21   64    9   17   2   0   0    5   1   0    7    6  .266
Larry Herndon         54  199   21   52   6   3   0   13   5   4   22   32  .261
Willie McCovey        50  167   15   39  11   2   5   41   1   0   18   26  .234
Tom Heintzelman       14   18    2    4   0   0   2    4   0   0    0    3  .222
Rob Andrews           21   50    7   11   2   1   0    4   1   0    6    7  .220
Marc Hill             40  135    6   28   6   0   2   12   1   2   18   14  .207
Johnnie Lemaster      47  150    8   31   6   2   0    5   3   3    9   26  .207
Skip James            33   18    5    2   1   0   0    3   1   0    3    4  .111
Vic Harris            31   62    2    4   0   0   1    7   0   0    4   14  .065

 St. Louis            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Ted Simmons           61  207   34   66  22   1   6   26   0   1   32   13  .319
Keith Hernandez       61  224   29   62  13   2   5   30   3   3   29   26  .277
Ken Reitz             61  225   18   58   8   0   5   34   1   0    9   25  .258
Mike Tyson            55  174   10   44   6   0   3   17   1   0    9   22  .253
Garry Templeton       61  255   24   60   9   3   0   13   7   2    5   41  .235
Jerry Morales         60  221   25   51  11   3   3   28   3   1   17   26  .231
Mike Phillips         28   52    4   12   2   1   0    5   0   0    2    8  .231
Steve Swisher         12   22    1    5   1   0   0    1   1   0    1    4  .227
Roger Freed           24   40    2    9   4   0   2   13   0   0    4    7  .225
Tony Scott            34   85   11   19   0   1   0    2   2   2    5   15  .224
Lou Brock             43  154   17   34   4   0   0    6  11   2   11   19  .221
Jim Dwyer             32   63    8   13   2   0   1    4   1   0    9    3  .206
George Hendrick       15   58    6   11   5   0   1    8   0   0    4   13  .190
Jerry Mumphrey        37  109   12   19   3   0   0    8   2   2   10   12  .174
Gary Sutherland       10    6    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .167
Dane Iorg             19   35    1    5   0   0   0    1   0   0    3    5  .143
Bob Coluccio           2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .000

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League Leaders

At Bats:

  G. Templeton (STL)      255
  P. Rose (CIN)           252
  B. Russell (LA)         247
  K. Griffey (CIN)        245
  G. Foster (CIN)         241
  S. Garvey (LA)          239
  L. Mazzilli (NY)        238
  D. Cash (MON)           233
  E. Cabell (HOU)         227
  S. Henderson (NY)       226

Runs Scored:

  I. DeJesus (CHI)         41
  G. Foster (CIN)          41
  P. Rose (CIN)            41
  A. Dawson (MON)          40
  K. Griffey (CIN)         39
  M. Schmidt (PHI)         38
  R. Smith (LA)            37
  B. Russell (LA)          36
  D. Lopes (LA)            35
  R. Cey (LA)              34

Hits:

  K. Griffey (CIN)         80
  G. Foster (CIN)          77
  L. Mazzilli (NY)         71
  L. Bowa (PHI)            68
  S. Garvey (LA)           68
  P. Rose (CIN)            68
  B. Russell (LA)          68
  E. Cabell (HOU)          67
  D. Concepcion (CIN)      67
  T. Puhl (HOU)            67

Doubles:

  T. Simmons (STL)         22
  J. Clark (SF)            17
  P. Rose (CIN)            17
  D. Concepcion (CIN)      16
  A. Howe (HOU)            16
  L. Parrish (MON)         16
  K. Griffey (CIN)         15
  L. Mazzilli (NY)         15
  B. Almon (SD)            14
  J. Burroughs (ATL)       14

Triples:

  J. Clark (SF)             5
  G. Gross (CHI)            5
  G. Richards (SD)          5
  I. DeJesus (CHI)          4
  G. Foster (CIN)           4
  P. Garner (PIT)           4
  K. Griffey (CIN)          4
  B. Murcer (CHI)           4
  D. Parker (PIT)           4
  L. Randle (NY)            4

Home Runs:

  G. Foster (CIN)          14
  D. Kingman (CHI)         14
  G. Luzinski (PHI)        14
  R. Monday (LA)           12
  R. Smith (LA)            11
  J. Bench (CIN)           10
  D. Winfield (SD)         10
  A. Dawson (MON)           9
  W. Montanez (NY)          9
  M. Schmidt (PHI)          9

RBI:

  G. Foster (CIN)          48
  W. Montanez (NY)         42
  R. Cey (LA)              41
  W. McCovey (SF)          41
  R. Smith (LA)            41
  D. Kingman (CHI)         39
  G. Luzinski (PHI)        39
  J. Morgan (CIN)          39
  R. Monday (LA)           37
  S. Garvey (LA)           36

Stolen Bases:

  O. Moreno (PIT)          26
  C. Cedeno (HOU)          21
  G. Maddox (PHI)          18
  D. Lopes (LA)            16
  F. Taveras (PIT)         16
  J. Royster (ATL)         15
  B. McBride (PHI)         14
  G. Richards (SD)         14
  L. Bowa (PHI)            13
  A. Dawson (MON)          12

Caught Stealing:

  F. Taveras (PIT)         10
  O. Moreno (PIT)           7
  L. Randle (NY)            7
  G. Richards (SD)          7
  J. Royster (ATL)          7
  D. Concepcion (CIN)       6
  P. Garner (PIT)           6
  L. Mazzilli (NY)          6
  E. Cabell (HOU)           5
  I. DeJesus (CHI)          5

Walks:

  J. Burroughs (ATL)       45
  G. Tenace (SD)           45
  D. Evans (SF)            40
  J. Morgan (CIN)          39
  G. Luzinski (PHI)        37
  R. Cey (LA)              35
  L. Randle (NY)           35
  D. Driessen (CIN)        32
  O. Moreno (PIT)          32
  M. Schmidt (PHI)         32

Strikeouts:

  D. Kingman (CHI)         59
  G. Foster (CIN)          55
  A. Dawson (MON)          52
  S. Henderson (NY)        49
  D. Murphy (ATL)          48
  G. Luzinski (PHI)        46
  W. Montanez (NY)         44
  T. Perez (MON)           43
  M. Schmidt (PHI)         41
  G. Templeton (STL)       41


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