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1978 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  88-73   .547
Result:   2nd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Chuck Tanner
General Manager:   Hardy Peterson, Joseph O'Toole
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance:  964,106
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Stargell (38)
Youngest Player:  Don Robinson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Willie Stargell (17)
Top Hitter:  Dave Parker (1)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Brad Garnett (#19)

Roster Continuity:  77.08%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
12Matt AlexanderOF-3BMLB5-11169BothRight1/30/194731Shreveport,Louisiana1968235CHC

4Dale BerraSS-3BMLB6-0190RightRight12/13/195621Ridgewood,New Jersey1975120PIT
26Jim BibbyPMLB6-5235RightRight10/29/194433Franklinton,North Carolina1965UDFA NYM
22Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207RightRight4/6/195127Zeist,Netherlands1969355MIN
15Dorian Boyland1BMLB6-4200LeftLeft1/6/195523Chicago,Illinois1976245PIT
46Steve BryeOFMLB6-0190RightRight2/4/194929Alameda,California1967117MIN
45John CandelariaPMLB6-6225RightLeft11/6/195324Brooklyn,New York1972247PIT
48Clay CarrollPMLB6-1200RightRight5/2/194137Clanton,Alabama1961UDFA Mbr
5Duffy DyerCMLB6-0195RightRight8/15/194532Dayton,Ohio196619NYM
29Jim FregosiSSMLB6-1190RightRight4/4/194236San Francisco,California1959UDFA BOS
3Phil Garner2B-3BMLB5-10177RightRight4/30/194929Jefferson City,Tennessee197112OAK
44Cito GastonOFMLB6-4210RightRight3/17/194434San Antonio,Texas1964UDFA Mbr
13Fernando Gonzalez2B-3BMLB5-10170RightRight6/19/195028Arecibo,Puerto Rico1969UDFA PIT
30Dave HamiltonPMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/13/194730Seattle,Washington1966582Kca
23Grant JacksonPMLB6-0190BothLeft9/28/194235Fostoria,Ohio1962UDFA PHI
36Odell JonesPMLB6-3175RightRight1/13/195325Tulare,California1972UDFA PIT
25Bruce KisonPMLB6-4178RightRight2/18/195028Pasco,Washington196814309PIT
37Alberto LoisOFMLB5-9175RightRight5/6/195622Hato Mayor del Rey,Dominican Republic1978UDFA PIT
29Ken Macha3B-1BMLB6-2217RightRight9/29/195027Monroeville,Pennsylvania19726143PIT
49Dave MayOFMLB5-10186LeftRight12/23/194334New Castle,Delaware1962UDFA SF
16,24Will McEnaneyPMLB6-0180LeftLeft2/14/195226Springfield,Ohio19708183CIN
11Mario MendozaSSMLB5-11187RightRight12/26/195027Chihuahua,MexicoUDFA 
34John Milner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/28/194928Atlanta,Georgia196814301NYM
18Omar MorenoOFMLB6-2180LeftLeft10/24/195225Puerto Armuelles,Panama1969UDFA PIT
16Steve NicosiaCMLB5-10185RightRight8/6/195621Paterson,New Jersey1973124PIT
14Ed OttCMLB5-10198LeftRight7/11/195126Muncy,Pennsylvania197023541PIT
39Dave ParkerOFMLB6-5225LeftRight6/9/195127Calhoun,Mississippi197014325PIT
41Jerry ReussPMLB6-5217LeftLeft6/19/194929St. Louis,Missouri1967230STL
28Bill RobinsonOFMLB6-3205RightRight6/26/194335McKeesport,Pennsylvania1961UDFA ATL
43Don RobinsonPMLB6-4231RightRight6/8/195721Ashland,Kentucky197717430HOU
19Jim RookerPMLB6-0201RightLeft9/23/194235Lakeview,Oregon1962UDFA DET
35Manny SanguillenCMLB6-0193RightRight3/21/194434Colon,Panama1965UDFA PIT
8Willie StargellOF-1BMLB6-2225LeftLeft3/6/194038Earlsboro,Oklahoma1959UDFA PIT
6Rennie Stennett2BMLB5-11175RightRight4/5/195127Colon,Panama1969UDFA PIT
10Frank TaverasSSMLB6-0168RightRight12/24/194928Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dominican Republic1968UDFA PIT
27Kent TekulvePMLB6-4180RightRight3/5/194731Cincinnati,Ohio1971UDFA PIT
31Eddie WhitsonPMLB6-3195RightRight5/19/195523Johnson City,Tennessee19746131PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lanny FrattareBroadcaster 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Joseph O'TooleGeneral Manager 
Hardy PetersonGeneral Manager 
Larry SherryPitching Coach 
Chuck TannerManager 


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