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1978 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 532-690 -158
Manager(s): Jack McKeon, Bobby Winkles
General Manager: Charlie Finley
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 526,999 26/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Mike Morgan (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Red Schoendienst
Assistant Coach: Bobby Hofman
Assistant Coach: Jack McKeon
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange

#1 Draft Picks

Joe Coleman (#3), Mike Morgan (#4), Taylor Duncan (#10), Jerry Tabb (#16), Tim Conroy (#20), Bruce Robinson (#21)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Dwayne MurphyOAKCALW 4-2 @CAL100000000000000011st career game
    Dave ReveringOAKCALW 4-2 @CAL511000100020000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mike EdwardsOAKSEAW 4-3 vs SEA401000001000000091st career hit
    Mike EdwardsOAKSEAW 3-1 vs SEA2010000100000000101st career stolen base
    Miguel DiloneOAKCALW 2-1 vs CAL3011001001000000831st career RBI
    Dave ReveringOAKCALL 1-2 vs CAL512001100000000081st career home run
    Jim EssianOAKMINW 6-5 @MIN50410020010000002244 hits
    Mario GuerreroOAKMINW 6-5 @MIN61401020000000004034 hits
    Mike EdwardsOAKSEAW 3-0 @SEA4021002000010000161st career RBI
    Mike EdwardsOAKMINW 5-3 vs MIN4241000010000000184 hits
    Mitchell PageOAKMINW 9-8 vs MIN62410130000000001514 hits
    Gary AlexanderOAKDETW 10-4 @DET42420110000000001064 hits
    Dwayne MurphyOAKDETW 10-4 @DET1110001000000000201st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Mitchell PageOAKCHAW 8-0 vs CHA41420150200000001735 RBIs, 4 hits
    Miguel DiloneOAKNYAW 6-4 vs NYA51200111000000011221st career home run
    Mark BudaskaOAKBOSW 7-1 vs BOS100000000000000011st career game
    Mark BudaskaOAKCALL 7-10 vs CAL101100000000000031st career hit
    John Henry JohnsonOAKBOSL 0-9 @BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Miguel DiloneOAKKCAL 3-5 @KCA50200003000000001363 stolen bases
    Mario GuerreroOAKKCAL 5-7 @KCA50400010000000004624 hits
    Joe WallisOAKTEXW 8-7 vs TEX52410120001000002304 hits
    Taylor DuncanOAKKCAL 2-4 vs KCA2110000100000100361st career stolen base
    Joe WallisOAKSEAW 9-4 @SEA52200240000000002362 home runs
    Craig MinettoOAKMINL 8-9 vs MIN000000000000000011st career game
    Dwayne MurphyOAKMINL 8-9 vs MIN6241000000100000454 hits
    Mike EdwardsOAKDETL 4-5 vs DET4220011000100000921st career home run
    Darrell WoodardOAKSEAW 4-3 vs SEA010000000000000011st career game
    Willie HortonOAKCALL 5-16 vs CAL212101300000000017311000th career RBI
    Darrell WoodardOAKCALL 5-16 vs CAL110000010110000051st career stolen base
    Mario GuerreroOAKNYAL 0-6 vs NYA4010000000000000500500th career game
    Bruce RobinsonOAKBOSW 8-4 vs BOS302000100000000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Joe WallisOAKBALL 4-6 vs BAL50400010000000002824 hits
    Dave ReveringOAKBALL 3-7 @BAL42400000000000001294 hits
    Mike EdwardsOAKTEXW 11-4 vs TEX45310000010000001395 runs scored
    Mitchell PageOAKTEXW 11-4 vs TEX41300151000000002725 RBIs
    Alan WirthOAKTEXW 11-4 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Scott MeyerOAKTEXL 3-8 vs TEX100000000010000011st career game
    Scott MeyerOAKCHAW 10-3 @CHA411100000010000061st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Alan WirthOAKCALL 2-3 @CALL 3.143114101018000--10-11st career game
    John Henry JohnsonOAKSEAW 1-0 vs SEAW 620004200023000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Alan WirthOAKSEAW 3-0 @SEAW 7.230002420028000--31-11st career win
    John Henry JohnsonOAKCHAW 8-0 vs CHAWSHO930004300033000--84-2Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Steve RenkoOAKBALL 0-1 vs BALL 8.251102900032000--29383-971000th career strikeout
    Mike MorganOAKBALL 0-3 vs BALLCG9103215000039000--10-11st career game
    Tim ConroyOAKKCAW 5-4 @KCA 3.121105000118000--10-01st career game
    Craig MinettoOAKSEAW 9-4 @SEA 3.132200210114000--10-01st career game
    Dave HeaverloOAKDETL 4-5 vs DET 10000000003000--20015-10200th career game
    Rick LangfordOAKCALW 1-0 @CALWSHO9300011100031000--7712-2711 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Steve RenkoOAKCALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO940002500033000--30588-101Complete game/Shutout
    Pete BrobergOAKNYAL 1-7 @NYA 10000100004000--20040-69200th career game
    Steve RenkoOAKKCAL 0-3 vs KCAL 8533031000031000--31188-10510 Strikeouts
    Alan WirthOAKTEXW 1-0 @TEXWSHO940001500029000--134-4Complete game/Shutout


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