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1978 San Diego Padres (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-78 .519
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 591-598 -7
Manager(s): Roger Craig
General Manager: Bob Fontaine
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: San Diego Stadium
Attendance: 1,670,107 10/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Andy Hawkins (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Don Williams
Assistant Coach: Whitey Wietelmann
Assistant Coach: Doug Rader
Assistant Coach: Phil Roof
Hitting Coach: Billy Herman
Pitching Coach: Chuck Estrada
Pitching Coach: Roger Craig

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), Dave Roberts (#1), Dave Winfield (#4), Bob Owchinko (#5), John D'Acquisto (#17)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9269.5712.5
8973.5496.0
8478.51911.0
7488.45721.0
6993.42626.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Bill Almon3B2540539102
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0211753374010316.252.308.309617.057.168.3072.24--125442
46Tucker Ashford3B-2B231551138
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03
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2610143101143.245.301.374675.129.226.2802.2151.758174
21Chuck Baker2B2558812
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0030021500601.207.233.224457.017.052.2797.50--1366
14Jim BeswickOF202021
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0000001700002.050.095.050145.000.050.0777.00--121
27Tony CastilloC21801
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0001000200100.125.125.125250.000.000.167----19
10Mike Champion2B2353312
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02
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040051300101.226.293.302595.075.170.3002.60--1659
16John D'AcquistoP262114
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1
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004002800000.190.261.238499.048.143.3084.00--523
7Bob DavisC264038
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002011501103.200.220.225445.025.025.2295.00--942
8Barry Evans3B2190724
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040041001010.267.295.300595.033.078.2962.50--2795
34Rollie FingersP311202
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0002000300200.167.167.167334.000.000.222----214
14Dave FreislebenP266000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
17Oscar GambleOF2837546103
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47125145611052.275.357.387744.112.245.2930.8853.6145431
8,13Fernando Gonzalez2B283202780
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2944183203754.250.286.313599.063.119.2681.78160.0100350
25George HendrickOF28111927
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811121600002.243.317.360677.117.225.2611.3337.040123
35Randy JonesP2882615
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0040023200611.183.200.195395.012.037.29416.00--1691
48Dennis KinneyP261000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
42Mark LeeP255000000000300100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
29Mickey LolichP373000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
59Steve MuraP231000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
44Bob OwchinkoP2363311
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0040022600600.175.200.206406.032.063.29713.00--1371
15Broderick Perkins1B232171452
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334052902235.240.253.341594.101.143.2655.80108.574227
36Gaylord PerryP398758
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00300231001301.092.112.115227.023.046.14315.50--10102
41Eric RasmussenP264607
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00010001000800.152.152.152304.000.000.194----754
26Don ReynoldsOF2587822
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001010151402000.253.363.276639.023.207.3010.93--24102
29Gene RichardsOF2455590171
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453717648047249.308.377.420797.112.263.3521.25138.8233625
3Dave RobertsC2797721
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700122516202.216.303.309612.093.216.2822.0897.030111
32Bob ShirleyP244045
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00020041600700.125.205.125330.000.100.2084.00--551
1Ozzie SmithSS2359069152
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46401247430028311.258.311.312623.054.181.2750.91590.0184668
48Dan SpillnerP260000000001000100-1.000-1000---0.00--02
2Rick SweetC252261550
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1114272217414.221.303.270573.049.155.2400.81226.061258
18Gene Tenace1B-C314016090
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616510198118025.224.379.409788.185.439.2560.9725.1164504
30Derrel ThomasOF-2B273523680
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26116353733922.227.296.293589.065.179.2451.06117.3103398
20Jerry TurnerOF242252863
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3764213235014.280.340.436776.156.258.2961.5228.198247
24Dave WehrmeisterP250000000000000100-----------01
27Mark WileyP302000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
25Jim WilhelmOF251927
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004100210110.368.350.474824.105.158.389----921
31Dave WinfieldOF2658788181
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9721955812200513.308.365.499864.191.305.3221.4724.5293647
Batting Totals21605360591134920842755421527053684832871143981.252.318.348666.096.212.2851.5871.518666049
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
16John D'Acquisto26432.13453002410936024222561045111.255.810.195.4210.061.86
24Dave Wehrmeister25106.4340002078551520001.8610.291.296.432.570.40
48Dan Spillner26104.5017000402532151327160001.5011.080.692.425.542.29
32Bob Shirley248113.69502020105166164756810611023131.368.890.543.315.531.67
41Eric Rasmussen2612104.072724320014615472661643591411.359.490.992.653.641.37
36Gaylord Perry392162.723737520026024196799661544321.188.310.312.285.312.33
44Bob Owchinko2310133.563633411020219887801478941311.378.820.623.484.191.21
59Steve Mura230211.2552002071510101551002.5016.881.135.635.631.00
29Mickey Lolich37211.542020071343066011132111.177.710.002.833.341.18
42Mark Lee25513.285600021285743431236313421.297.840.213.813.280.86
48Dennis Kinney26016.4370004076553420001.437.713.865.142.570.50
35Randy Jones2813142.883736720025326310481664714201.299.360.212.282.531.11
14Dave Freisleben26036.00124002026412218315162002.0713.671.005.005.331.07
34Rollie Fingers316132.52670006237107843330429722011.067.070.342.446.062.48
33Juan Eichelberger240012.0030001034440220102.0012.000.006.006.001.00
27Mark Wiley30105.63410010711651110001.5012.381.131.131.131.00
Pitching Totals84783.284271622171415514341385598523744837442820121.308.690.463.034.671.54
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rick SweetC763373363.9840.00
Gene TenaceC712764237.9910.00
Dave RobertsC411351330.9800.00
Bob DavisC1643520.9600.00
Tony CastilloC516310.9500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene Tenace1B8066837561.9930.00
Broderick Perkins1B5953841456.9930.00
Gene Richards1B2621112923.9610.00
Tucker Ashford1B14603111.9840.00
Derrel Thomas1B14113629.9830.00
Dave Roberts1B8151001.0000.00
Dave Winfield1B271001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fernando Gonzalez2B94190256868.9820.00
Derrel Thomas2B409098625.9690.00
Chuck Baker2B243742411.9520.00
Mike Champion2B202444512.9320.00
Tucker Ashford2B18333229.9700.00
Bill Almon2B7211112.9700.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Almon3B114722212120.9330.00
Tucker Ashford3B32151832.9170.00
Derrel Thomas3B26225934.9640.00
Barry Evans3B24135944.9470.00
Mike Champion3B401001.0000.00
Gene Tenace3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ozzie SmithSS1592645482598.9700.00
Bill AlmonSS1592314.9700.00
Chuck BakerSS1252825.9430.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave WinfieldOF154321771.9790.00
Gene RichardsOF124210880.9650.00
Oscar GambleOF1071721243.9790.00
Derrel ThomasOF77103511.9910.00
Jerry TurnerOF5891530.9700.00
George HendrickOF3372110.9860.00
Don ReynoldsOF2522220.9230.00
Jim WilhelmOF1090001.0000.00
Jim BeswickOF680001.0000.00
Dave RobertsOF20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rollie FingersP67107141211.9632.18
Mark LeeP568552210.9642.86
Bob ShirleyP50166635011.0002.22
John D'AcquistoP459336001.0000.87
Randy JonesP37253155145.9432.35
Gaylord PerryP37260134026.9641.83
Bob OwchinkoP36202630031.0001.60
Eric RasmussenP27146112811.9752.40
Mickey LolichP203416001.0001.84
Dan SpillnerP172512011.0001.07
Dave FreislebenP12263420.7782.40
Dennis KinneyP770000.0000.00
Steve MuraP570120.3331.25
Dave WehrmeisterP470000.0000.00
Mark WileyP4701001.0001.25
Juan EichelbergerP3310001.0002.90


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