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1976 SAN DIEGO PADRES

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  73-89   .451
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  John McNamara
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  San Diego Stadium
Attendance:  1,458,478
Playoffs: Season in progress

San Diego Padres affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (38)
Youngest Player:  Mike Champion (21)
Longest Tenure:  Fred Kendall (8)
Top Hitter:  Dave Winfield (32)
Top Pitcher:  Randy Jones (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Owchinko (#5)

Roster Continuity:  74.75%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati10260.630--
LA Dodgers9270.56810.0
Houston8082.49422.0
SF Giants7488.45728.0
San Diego7389.45129.0
Atlanta7092.43232.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
6Bill AlmonSS-3BMLB6-3190RightRight11/21/195223Providence,Rhode Island197411SD

4Tucker Ashford3B-2BMLB6-1195RightRight12/4/195421Memphis,Tennessee197412SD
18Mike Champion2BMLB6-0185RightRight2/10/195521Montgomery,Alabama1973228SD
7Bob DavisCMLB6-0180RightRight3/1/195224Pryor,Oklahoma19706121SD
3Willie DavisOFMLB6-2181LeftLeft4/15/194036Mineral Springs,Arkansas1959UDFA LAD
43Mike DupreePMLB6-1185RightRight5/29/195323Kansas City,Kansas1973470SD
26Rich FolkersPMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/17/194629Waterloo,Iowa1967344CHW
21Alan FosterPMLB6-0180RightRight12/8/194629Pasadena,California1965228LAD
14Dave FreislebenPMLB5-11200RightRight10/31/195124Coraopolis,Pennsylvania1971596SD
23Tito Fuentes2BMLB5-11175BothRight1/4/194432Havana,Cuba1962UDFA SF
27Bill GreifPMLB6-5205RightRight4/25/195026Fort Stockton,Texas1968343HOU
34Tom GriffinPMLB6-3210RightRight2/22/194828Los Angeles,California196614HOU
2Johnny GrubbOFMLB6-3188LeftRight8/4/194827Richmond,Virginia1971123SD
11Enzo HernandezSSMLB5-8155RightRight2/12/194927Valle De Guanape,Venezuela1967UDFA HOU
15Mike Ivie1BMLB6-3205RightRight8/8/195223Atlanta,Georgia197011SD
40Jerry JohnsonPMLB6-3200RightRight12/3/194332Miami,FloridaUDFA 
35Randy JonesPMLB6-0178RightLeft1/12/195026Fullerton,California1972597SD
16Fred KendallCMLB6-1190RightRight1/31/194927Torrance,California1967468CIN
8Ted Kubiak2B-SSMLB6-0175BothRight5/12/194234New Brunswick,New Jersey1961UDFA Kca
32Gene LocklearOFMLB5-10165LeftRight7/19/194926Lumberton,North CarolinaUDFA 
44Willie McCovey1BMLB6-4210LeftLeft1/10/193838Mobile,Alabama1955UDFA SF
25Luis MelendezOFMLB6-0165RightRight8/11/194926Aibonito,Puerto Rico1967UDFA STL
36Butch MetzgerPMLB6-1185RightRight5/23/195224Lafayette,Indiana1970241SF
44Bob OwchinkoPMLB6-2195LeftLeft1/1/195521Detroit,Michigan197615SD
12Doug Rader3BMLB6-3230RightRight7/30/194431Chicago,Illinois1964UDFA Hoc
16Merv RettenmundOFMLB5-10195RightRight6/6/194333Flint,Michigan1964UDFA BAL
34Ken ReynoldsPMLB6-0180LeftLeft1/4/194729Trevose,Pennsylvania1966469PHI
27Rick SawyerPMLB6-2205RightRight4/7/194828Bakersfield,California1968345CLE
48Dan SpillnerPMLB6-1190RightRight11/27/195124Casper,Wyoming1970225SD
22Brent StromPMLB6-3190RightLeft10/14/194827San Diego,California197013NYM
37Dave TomlinPMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/22/194927Maysville,Kentucky196729553CIN
30Hector TorresSS-2BMLB6-0175RightRight9/16/194530Monterrey,Mexico1962UDFA SF
42Jerry TurnerOFMLB5-9180LeftLeft1/17/195422Texarkana,Arkansas197210217SD
13Bobby ValentineSS-OFMLB5-10189RightRight5/13/195026Stamford,Connecticut196815LAD
24Dave WehrmeisterPMLB6-4195RightRight11/9/195223Berwyn,Illinois197313SD
31Dave WinfieldRFMLB6-6220RightRight10/3/195124St. Paul,Minnesota197314SD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joey AmalfitanoAssistant Coach 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Bob ChandlerBroadcaster 
Jerry ColemanBroadcaster 
Roger CraigPitching Coach 
Al HeistScout 
Marty KeoughScout 
Gustavo Lopez MorenoBroadcaster 
John McNamaraManager 
Dick SislerAssistant Coach 
Mario ThomasBroadcaster 
Whitey WietelmannAssistant Coach 


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