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"Anyone who tells himself he can win a pennant with an expansion team is just spitting into a gale."
--Roy Hartsfield, Blue Jays manager (1978)
1978 Toronto Blue Jays 1978 Toronto Blue Jays
Record 59-102 .366
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Standings 7th in the AL East (40 games back)
Pythagorean 61-100, 61-100, 61-100
Runs (S/A) 590 / 775
BallparkExhibition Stadium
Park FactorsBatting: 102 / Pitching: 104
Attendance1,562,585 (7th) (12th)
Payroll/Avg$1,589,825 / $63,593 (22th)
Spring TrainingDunedin, Florida (Grant Field)
ManagerRoy Hartsfield
CoachesBob Miller, Bobby Doerr, Don Leppert, Harry Warner, Jackie S.Moore
ExecutivesChairman of the Board: R. Howard Webster, General Manager: Pat Gillick, Executive VP/GM: Peter Bavasi
Minor Leagues(AAA) Syracuse Chiefs, (A) Utica Blue Jays, (A) Dunedin Blue Jays, (Rookie) Medicine Hat Blue Jays
Radio (CKFH) Early Wynn, Tom Cheek
TV (CBC) Don Chevrier, Tom McKee
French TV (CBC) Guy Ferron, Jean-Pierre Roy

The 1978 Toronto Blue Jays went 59-102 and finished 7th in the American League East. The Blue Jays drew 1,562,585 to Exhibition Stadium. Roy Howell made the All-Star team.

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