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1978 LOS ANGELES DODGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Los Angeles,CA
Team Record:  95-67   .586
Result:   1st in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Tom Lasorda
General Manager:   Al Campanis
Stadium:  Dodger Stadium
Attendance:  3,347,845
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Yankees)

Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Vic Davalillo (41)
Youngest Player:  Myron White (20)
Longest Tenure:  Don Sutton (13)
Top Hitter:  Steve Garvey (3)
Top Pitcher:  Burt Hooton (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Clay Smith (#47)

Roster Continuity:  86.09%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Dusty BakerOFMLB6-2200RightRight6/15/194929Riverside,California196726503ATL

3Glenn BurkeOFMLB6-0195RightRight11/16/195225Oakland,California197217401LAD
41Bobby CastilloPMLB5-10170RightRight4/18/195523Los Angeles,California19746113KC
10Ron Cey3BMLB5-9185RightRight2/15/194830Tacoma,Washington1968353LAD
33Vic DavalilloOFMLB5-7155LeftLeft7/31/193641Cabimas,Venezuela1958UDFA CLE
13Joe FergusonC-OFMLB6-2200RightRight9/19/194631San Francisco,California19688161LAD
51Terry ForsterPMLB6-3210LeftLeft1/14/195226Sioux Falls,South Dakota1970230CHW
29Mike GarmanPMLB6-3215RightRight9/16/194928Caldwell,Idaho196713BOS
6Steve Garvey1BMLB5-10189RightRight12/22/194829Tampa,Florida1968113LAD
9Jerry GroteCMLB5-10190RightRight10/6/194235San Antonio,Texas1962UDFA Hoc
57Pedro GuerreroOF-3BMLB6-0195RightRight6/29/195622San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1973UDFA CLE
40Brad GuldenCMLB5-11180LeftRight6/10/195622New Ulm,Minnesota197517408LAD
29Gerry HannahsPMLB6-3210LeftLeft3/6/195325Binghamton,New York1978UDFA MTL
3Enzo HernandezSSMLB5-8155RightRight2/12/194929Valle De Guanape,Venezuela1967UDFA HOU
46Burt HootonPMLB6-1210RightRight2/7/195028Greenville,Texas197112CHC
49Charlie HoughPMLB6-2190RightRight1/5/194830Honolulu,Hawaii19668159LAD
25Tommy JohnPMLB6-3185RightLeft5/22/194335Terre Haute,Indiana1961UDFA CLE
34Lee LacyOF-2BMLB6-1175RightRight4/10/194830Longview,Texas1969229LAD
3Rudy LawOFMLB6-1165LeftLeft10/7/195621Waco,Texas1976UDFA LAD
21Dennis LewallynPMLB6-4200RightRight8/11/195324Pensacola,Florida197218LAD
15Dave Lopes2BMLB5-9170RightRight5/3/194533East Providence,Rhode Island1968226LAD
23Ted MartinezSS-2BMLB6-0165RightRight12/10/194730Barahona,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYM
16Rick MondayOFMLB6-3200LeftLeft11/20/194532Batesville,Mississippi196511Kca
11Manny MotaOFMLB5-11168RightRight2/18/193840Santo Domingo,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
4Billy NorthOFMLB5-11185BothRight5/15/194830Seattle,Washington196912278CHC
5Johnny OatesCMLB5-11185LeftRight1/21/194632Sylva,North Carolina1967110BAL
31Doug RauPMLB6-2175LeftLeft12/15/194829Columbus,Texas197017LAD
38Lance RautzhanPMLB6-1195RightLeft8/20/195225Pottsville,Pennsylvania1970357LAD
36Rick RhodenPMLB6-4203RightRight5/16/195325Boynton Beach,Florida1971120LAD
18Bill RussellSSMLB6-0175RightRight10/21/194829Pittsburg,Kansas19669179LAD
17Joe SimpsonOFMLB6-3175LeftLeft12/31/195126Purcell,Oklahoma1973366LAD
8Reggie SmithOFMLB6-0195BothRight4/2/194533Shreveport,Louisiana1963UDFA MIN
48Dave StewartPMLB6-2200RightRight2/19/195721Oakland,California197516384LAD
43Rick SutcliffePMLB6-7215RightRight6/21/195622Independence,Missouri1974121LAD
20Don SuttonPMLB6-1185RightRight4/2/194533Clio,Alabama1964UDFA LAD
35Bob WelchPMLB6-3190RightRight11/3/195621Detroit,Michigan1977120LAD
52Myron WhiteOFMLB5-11180LeftLeft8/1/195720Long Beach,California1975248LAD
7Steve YeagerCMLB6-0190RightRight11/24/194829Huntington,West Virginia1967480LAD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Red AdamsPitching Coach 
Monty BasgallFirst Base Coach 
Al CampanisGeneral Manager 
Mark CresseBullpen Coach 
Jerry DoggettBroadcaster 
Jim GilliamHitting Coach 
Preston GomezThird Base Coach 
Gail HenleyScout 
Rudy HoyosBroadcaster 
Jaime JarrinBroadcaster 
Ronnie KingScout 
Tom LasordaManager 
Jim LefebvreFirst Base Coach 
Dale McReynoldsScout 
Ross PorterBroadcaster 
Vin ScullyBroadcaster 


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