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1978 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jack McKeon, Bobby Winkles
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  526,999
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rico Carty (38)
Youngest Player:  Tim Conroy (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy North (6)
Top Hitter:  Rico Carty (24)
Top Pitcher:  Matt Keough (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Morgan (#4)

Roster Continuity:  47.51%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Alan Wirth1978-04-091978L  3-2 @ CALL 3.143114101018000--10-11st career game
John Henry Johnson1978-04-101978W  1-0 vs SEAW 620004200023000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
Alan Wirth1978-04-221978W  3-0 @ SEAW 7.230002420028000--31-11st career win
John Henry Johnson1978-05-211978W  8-0 vs CHAWSHO930004300033000--84-2Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Steve Renko1978-06-101978L  1-0 vs BALL 8.251102900032000--29383-971000th career strikeout
Mike Morgan1978-06-111978L  3-0 vs BALLCG9103215000039000--10-11st career game
Tim Conroy1978-06-231978W  5-4 @ KCA  3.121105000118000--10-01st career game
Craig Minetto1978-07-041978W  9-4 @ SEA  3.132200210114000--10-01st career game
Dave Heaverlo1978-07-191978L  5-4 vs DET  10000000003000--20015-10200th career game
Rick Langford1978-08-011978W  1-0 @ CALWSHO9300011100031000--7712-2711 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
Steve Renko1978-08-071978W  1-0 vs CALWSHO940002500033000--30588-101Complete game/Shutout
Pete Broberg1978-08-251978L  7-1 @ NYA  10000100004000--20040-69200th career game
Steve Renko1978-09-051978L  3-0 vs KCAL 8533031000031000--31188-10510 Strikeouts
Alan Wirth1978-09-151978W  1-0 @ TEXWSHO940001500029000--134-4Complete game/Shutout


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