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1978 San Francisco GiantsSeason Roster
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Randy Moffitt played for the 1978 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record89-73 (3rd in National League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank9th
BallparkCandlestick Park
ManagerJoe AltobelliGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesDave Bristol (Third Base Coach), Jim Davenport (First Base Coach), Tom Haller (Bullpen Coach), Herman Starrette (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Cummings (#7)
Attendance1,740,477 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesPhoenix Giants (AAA) 72-68 ... Waterbury Giants (AA) 65-74 ... Fresno Giants (A+) 59-80 ... Cedar Rapids Giants (A) 53-82 ... Great Falls Giants (Rk) 33-34 ...
Years Available1883-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 San Francisco Giants.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 San Francisco Giants Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
21Rob Andrews2B6-0 185 R-R 1952-12-11 25Santa Monica,California MLB1975-19791975-1979South Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1970-10- 247-BAL
 
33Jim BarrP6-3 205 R-R 1948-02-10 30Lynwood,California MLB1971-19841971-1983Lynwood (Lynwood,CA)USC
1970- 6- 123-MIN
 
14Vida BlueP6-0 189 B-L 1949-07-28 28Mansfield,Louisiana MLB1968-19861969-1986DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
22Jack ClarkOF6-2 205 R-R 1955-11-10 22New Brighton,Pennsylvania MLB1973-19921975-1992Gladstone (Covina,CA)
1973-13- 294-SFN
 
34,42Terry CornuttP6-2 195 R-R 1952-10-02 25Roseburg,Oregon MLB1977-19801977-1978Roseburg (Roseburg,OR)Linn-Benton CC
1972- 1-  17-MIL
 
9Hector CruzOF5-11 170 R-R 1953-04-02 25Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19821973-1982  
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
40John CurtisP6-2 185 L-L 1948-03-09 30Newton,Massachusetts MLB1968-19841970-1984Smithtown East (St. James,NY)Clemson U.
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
36Jim DwyerOF-1B5-10 175 L-L 1950-01-03 28Evergreen Park,Illinois MLB1971-19901973-1990St. Laurence (Burbank,IL)So.Illinois U.
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
41Darrell Evans3B6-2 205 L-R 1947-05-26 31Pasadena,California MLB1967-19891969-1989Muir (Pasadena,CA)Pasadena City Col, Cal St Los Angeles
1967- 3-  55-PHI
 
35Art GardnerOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-09-21 25Madden,Mississippi MLB1975-19861975-1978South Leake (Walnut Grove,MS)
1971- 2-  36-HOU
 
28Ed HalickiP6-7 220 R-R 1950-10-04 27Newark,New Jersey MLB1972-19801974-1980Kearny (Kearny,NJ)Monmouth U.
1972-24- 564-SFN
 
20Vic HarrisSS6-0 170 B-R 1950-03-27 28Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19841972-1980Los Angeles (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1970- 1-   9-OAK
 
34Tom Heintzelman2B-3B6-1 180 R-R 1946-11-03 31St. Charles,Missouri MLB1973-19791973-1978Duchesne (St. Charles,MO)Parsons Col
1968- 7- 151-SLN
 
31Larry HerndonOF6-3 195 R-R 1953-11-03 24Sunflower,Mississippi MLB1971-19881974-1988Douglass (Memphis,TN)Tennessee St, Skyline Col
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
2Marc HillC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-18 26Elsberry,Missouri MLB1970-19861973-1986Elsberry (Elsberry,MO)
1970-10- 234-SLN
 
15Mike Ivie1B6-3 205 R-R 1952-08-08 25Atlanta,Georgia MLB1970-19831971-1983The Walker School (Marietta,GA)
1970- 1-   1-SDN
 
36Skip James1B6-0 185 L-L 1949-10-21 28Elmhurst,Illinois MLB1970-19791977-1978   Kansas
1971- 5- 116-SFN
 
39Bob KnepperP6-2 210 L-L 1954-05-25 24Akron,Ohio MLB1972-19901976-1990Calistoga (Calistoga,CA)
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
46Gary LavelleP6-1 200 B-L 1949-01-03 29Scranton,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19871974-1987Liberty (Bethlehem,PA)
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
10Johnnie LeMasterSS6-2 167 R-R 1954-06-19 24Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1973-19871975-1987Paintsville (Paintsville,KY)
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
18Bill Madlock2B5-11 185 R-R 1951-01-02 27Memphis,Tennessee MLB1970-19871973-1987MacArthur (Decatur,IL)Southeastern CC
1970- 5-  97-WS2
 
44Willie McCovey1B6-4 210 L-L 1938-01-10 40Mobile,Alabama MLB1955-19801959-1980Central (Mobile,AL)
1955-   UDFA-NY1
 
47Lynn McGlothenP6-2 195 L-R 1950-03-27 28Monroe,Louisiana MLB1968-19821972-1982Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA)
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
16Roger MetzgerSS6-0 165 B-R 1947-10-10 30Fredericksburg,Texas MLB1969-19801970-1980Holy Cross (San Antonio,TX)St. Edward's U.
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
38Greg MintonP6-2 190 B-R 1951-07-29 26Lubbock,Texas MLB1970-19901975-1990San Dieguito (Encinitas,CA)San Diego Mesa Col
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
17Randy MoffittP6-3 190 R-R 1948-10-13 29Long Beach,California MLB1970-19841972-1983Long Beach Poly (Long Beach,CA)Long Beach St
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
26John MontefuscoP6-1 180 R-R 1950-05-25 28Long Branch,New Jersey MLB1973-19861974-1986   Brookdale CC
1972-   UDFA-SFN
 
25Philip NastuP6-2 180 L-L 1955-03-08 23Bridgeport,Connecticut MLB1977-19821978-1980Bassick (Bridgeport,CT)Bridgeport
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
37Ed PlankP6-1 205 R-R 1952-04-09 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19801978-1979   Nevada
1973-10- 222-SFN
 
3Mike SadekC5-9 165 R-R 1946-05-30 32Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1967-19811973-1981Richfield (Minneapolis,MN)Minnesota
1967- 5-  83-MIN
 
30John TamargoC5-10 180 B-R 1951-11-07 26Tampa,Florida MLB1973-19811976-1980Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1973- 6- 132-SLN
 
45Terry WhitfieldOF6-1 197 L-R 1953-01-12 25Blythe,California MLB1971-19881974-1986Palo Verde Valley (Blythe,CA)
1971- 1-  19-NYA
 
49Charlie WilliamsP6-2 200 R-R 1947-10-11 30Flushing,New York MLB1968-19781971-1978Great Neck South (Great Neck,NY)Parsons Col
1968- 7- 133-NYN
 
33 Players