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1978 Chicago CubsSeason Roster
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Ron Davis played for the 1978 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record79-83 (3rd in National League East)League Rank7thMLB Rank15th
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerHerman FranksGeneral ManagerBob Kennedy
CoachesJoey Amalfitano (Bench Coach), Jack Bloomfield (Bullpen Coach), Peanuts Lowrey (Third Base Coach), Mike Roarke (Pitching Coach), Cookie Rojas (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBill Hayes (#13)
Attendance1,525,311 (Rank: 13th)
Minor League AffiliatesWichita Aeros (AAA) 58-77 ... Midland Cubs (AA) 70-65 ... Pompano Beach Cubs (A+) 72-69 ... Geneva Cubs (A-) 51-20 ... Gulf Coast Cubs (Rk) 30-24 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Chicago Cubs.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Chicago Cubs 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)
26Larry Biittner1B6-2 205 L-L 1945-07-27 32Pocohontas,Iowa MLB1968-19831970-1983Pocahontas Catholic (Pocahontas,IA)Buena Vista U.
1968-10- 212-WS2
 
9Tim BlackwellC5-11 180 B-R 1952-08-19 25San Diego,California MLB1970-19831974-1983Crawford (San Diego,CA)Grossmont Col
1970-13- 311-BOS
 
22Bill Buckner1B6-0 185 L-L 1949-12-14 28Vallejo,California MLB1968-19901969-1990Napa (Napa,CA)USC, Arizona St
1968- 2-  25-LAN
 
34Ray BurrisP6-5 200 R-R 1950-08-22 27Idabel,Oklahoma MLB1972-19871973-1987Duke (Duke,OK)Southwestern Oklahoma St
1972-17- 399-CHN
 
18Gene ClinesOF5-9 170 R-R 1946-10-06 31San Pablo,California MLB1966-19791970-1979Ells (Richmond,CA)Contra Costa Col
1966- 6- 115-PIT
 
6Larry CoxC5-11 190 R-R 1947-09-11 30Bluffton,Ohio MLB1966-19821974-1982Ottawa-Glandorf (Ottawa,OH)
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
24Hector CruzOF5-11 170 R-R 1953-04-02 25Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19821973-1982  
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
11Ivan DeJesusSS5-11 175 R-R 1953-01-09 25Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19891974-1988  
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
35Woodie FrymanP6-2 205 R-L 1940-04-15 38Ewing,Kentucky MLB1965-19831966-1983Fleming County (Flemingsburg,KY)
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
46Dave GeiselP6-3 210 L-L 1955-01-18 23Windber,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19861978-1985Tonawanda (Tonawanda,NY)
1973- 5- 112-CHN
 
23Mike GordonC6-3 215 B-R 1953-09-11 24Leominster,Massachusetts MLB1977-19791977-1978Brockton (Brockton,MA)
1972- 3-  63-CHN
 
21Greg GrossOF5-11 175 L-L 1952-08-01 25York,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19891973-1989Red Land (Lewisberry,PA)
1970- 4-  80-HOU
 
38Willie HernandezP6-3 180 L-L 1954-11-14 23Aguada,Puerto Rico MLB1977-19951977-1989  
1973-   UDFA-PHI
 
30Ken HoltzmanP6-2 175 R-L 1945-11-03 32St. Louis,Missouri MLB1965-19791965-1979University City (University City,MO)Illinois
1965- 4-  61-CHN
 
31Davey Johnson3B6-1 182 R-R 1943-01-30 35Orlando,Florida MLB1962-19781965-1978Alamo Heights (San Antonio,TX)Texas A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-BAL
 
20Mick Kelleher3B5-9 176 R-R 1947-07-25 30Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19831972-1982Shoreline (Shoreline,WA)Puget Sound
1969- 3-  68-SLN
 
10Dave KingmanOF6-6 210 R-R 1948-12-21 29Pendleton,Oregon MLB1970-19871971-1986Prospect (Mount Prospect,IL)USC
1970- 1-   1-SFN
 
39Mike KrukowP6-5 205 R-R 1952-01-21 26Long Beach,California MLB1971-19891976-1989San Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)Cal Poly
1973- 8- 184-CHN
 
47Dennis LampP6-3 200 R-R 1952-09-23 25Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19921977-1992St. John Bosco (Bellflower,CA)
1971- 3-  64-CHN
 
40Lynn McGlothenP6-2 195 L-R 1950-03-27 28Monroe,Louisiana MLB1968-19821972-1982Grambling Lab (Grambling,LA)
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
12Rudy Meoli2B-3B5-9 165 L-R 1951-05-01 27Troy,New York MLB1969-19791971-1979Royal Oak (Covina,CA)
1969- 4-  77-CAL
 
49Donnie MooreP6-0 185 L-R 1954-02-13 24Lubbock,Texas MLB1973-19891975-1988Monterey (Lubbock,TX)Ranger Col
1973- 1-   3-CHN
 
7Bobby MurcerOF5-11 180 L-R 1946-05-20 32Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1964-19851965-1983Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)
1964-   UDFA-NYA
 
16Steve Ontiveros3B6-0 185 B-R 1951-10-26 26Bakersfield,California MLB1969-19801973-1980Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
1969- 6- 138-SFN
 
45Karl Pagel1B6-2 190 L-L 1955-03-29 23Madison,Wisconsin MLB1976-19841978-1983Washington (Phoenix,AZ)Glendale CC
1976- 1-  20-CHN
 
17Ed Putman3B6-1 190 R-R 1953-09-25 24Los Angeles,California MLB1973-19811976-1979Northview (Covina,CA)USC
1975- 1-   3-CHN
 
8Dave RaderC5-11 165 L-R 1948-12-26 29Claremore,Oklahoma MLB1967-19801971-1980South (Bakersfield,CA)
1967- 1-  18-SFN
 
43Paul ReuschelP6-4 225 R-R 1947-01-12 31Quincy,Illinois MLB1968-19791975-1979Camp Point Central (Camp Point,IL)Western Illinois U.
1968- 3-  53-CAL
 
48Rick ReuschelP6-3 235 R-R 1949-05-16 29Quincy,Illinois MLB1970-19911972-1991Camp Point Central (Camp Point,IL)Western Illinois U.
1970- 3-  67-CHN
 
41Dave RobertsP6-2 197 L-L 1944-09-11 33Gallipolis,Ohio MLB1963-19811969-1981Columbia Central (Brooklyn,MI)Oregon
1963-   UDFA-PHI
 
24,32Rodney Scott3B6-0 160 B-R 1953-10-16 24Indianapolis,Indiana MLB1972-19831975-1982Arlington (Indianapolis,IN)
1972-11- 258-KCA
 
29Mike Sember3B6-0 185 R-R 1953-02-24 25Hammond,Indiana MLB1973-19791977-1978Bishop Noll (Hammond,IN)Tulsa
1974- 2-  31-CHN
 
37Manny SeoaneP6-3 187 R-R 1955-06-26 23Tampa,Florida MLB1977-19801977-1978Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)
1973- 6- 122-PHI
 
42Bruce SutterP6-2 190 R-R 1953-01-08 25Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1972-19881976-1988Donegal (Mt. Joy,PA)
1970-21- 501-WS2
 
25Scot ThompsonOF6-3 195 L-L 1955-12-07 22Grove City,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19851978-1985Knoch (Saxonburg,PA)
1974- 1-   7-CHN
 
19Manny Trillo2B6-1 164 R-R 1950-12-25 27Caritito,Venezuela MLB1968-19891973-1989  
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
27Mike VailOF6-0 185 R-R 1951-11-10 26San Francisco,California MLB1971-19841975-1984Archbishop Mitty (San Jose,CA)
1971- 4-  85-SLN
 
9Joe WallisOF5-10 195 B-R 1952-01-09 26East St. Louis,Illinois MLB1972-19791975-1979McCluer North (Florissant,MO)So.Illinois U.
1973- 6- 136-CHN
 
24,32Jerry WhiteOF5-11 165 B-R 1952-08-23 25Shirley,Massachusetts MLB1970-19861974-1986Washington (San Francisco,CA)
1970-14- 322-MON
 
39 Players