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1978 SAN DIEGO PADRES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  84-78   .519
Result:   4th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Roger Craig
General Manager:   Bob Fontaine
Stadium:  San Diego Stadium
Attendance:  1,670,107
Playoffs:  -

San Diego Padres affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gaylord Perry (39)
Youngest Player:  Jim Beswick (20)
Longest Tenure:  Dave Roberts, Randy Jones, Dave Winfield (6)
Top Hitter:  Dave Winfield (7)
Top Pitcher:  Gaylord Perry (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Andy Hawkins (#5)

Roster Continuity:  67.37%
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 
6Bill AlmonSS-3BMLB6-3190RightRight11/21/195225Providence,Rhode Island197411SD

46Tucker Ashford3B-2BMLB6-1195RightRight12/4/195423Memphis,Tennessee197412SD
21Chuck BakerSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight12/6/195225Seattle,Washington1975243SD
14Jim BeswickOFMLB6-1180BothRight2/12/195820Wilkinsburg,Pennsylvania19765101SD
27Tony CastilloCMLB6-4190RightRight6/14/195721San Jose,California1975350SD
10Mike Champion2BMLB6-0185RightRight2/10/195523Montgomery,Alabama1973228SD
16John D'AcquistoPMLB6-2205RightRight12/24/195126San Diego,California1970117SF
7Bob DavisCMLB6-0180RightRight3/1/195226Pryor,Oklahoma19706121SD
33Juan EichelbergerPMLB6-3205RightRight10/21/195324St. Louis,Missouri1975119SD
8Barry Evans3B-2BMLB6-1180RightRight11/30/195621Atlanta,Georgia1977234SD
34Rollie FingersPMLB6-4195RightRight8/25/194631Steubenville,Ohio1964UDFA OAK
14Dave FreislebenPMLB5-11200RightRight10/31/195126Coraopolis,Pennsylvania1971596SD
17Oscar GambleOFMLB5-11165LeftRight12/20/194928Ramer,Alabama196816363CHC
8,13Fernando Gonzalez2B-3BMLB5-10170RightRight6/19/195028Arecibo,Puerto Rico1969UDFA PIT
25George HendrickOFMLB6-3195RightRight10/18/194928Los Angeles,California196811OAK
35Randy JonesPMLB6-0178RightLeft1/12/195028Fullerton,California1972597SD
48Dennis KinneyPMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/26/195226Toledo,Ohio197010218CLE
42Mark LeePMLB6-4225RightRight6/14/195325Inglewood,California197613293SD
29Mickey LolichPMLB6-0210BothLeft9/12/194037Portland,Oregon1959UDFA DET
59Steve MuraPMLB6-2190RightRight2/12/195523New Orleans,Louisiana1976229SD
44Bob OwchinkoPMLB6-2195LeftLeft1/1/195523Detroit,Michigan197615SD
15Broderick Perkins1BMLB5-10180LeftLeft11/23/195423Pittsburg,California197615341SD
36Gaylord PerryPMLB6-4215RightRight9/15/193839Williamston,North Carolina1958UDFA Nyg
41Eric RasmussenPMLB6-3205RightRight3/22/195226Racine,Wisconsin197332676STL
26Don ReynoldsOFMLB5-8178RightRight4/16/195325Arkadelphia,Arkansas197518410SD
29Gene RichardsOFMLB6-0175LeftLeft9/29/195324Monticello,South Carolina197511SD
3Dave Roberts3B-CMLB6-3215RightRight2/17/195127Lebanon,Oregon197211SD
32Bob ShirleyPMLB5-11185RightLeft6/25/195424Cushing,Oklahoma197618SD
1Ozzie SmithSSMLB5-11150BothRight12/26/195423Mobile,Alabama1977486SD
48Dan SpillnerPMLB6-1190RightRight11/27/195126Casper,Wyoming1970225SD
2Rick SweetCMLB6-1200BothRight9/7/195225Longview,Washington1975365SD
18Gene TenaceC-1BMLB6-0190RightRight10/10/194631Russellton,Pennsylvania196520399Kca
30Derrel Thomas2B-OFMLB6-0160BothRight1/14/195127Los Angeles,California196911HOU
20Jerry TurnerOFMLB5-9180LeftLeft1/17/195424Texarkana,Arkansas197210217SD
24Dave WehrmeisterPMLB6-4195RightRight11/9/195225Berwyn,Illinois197313SD
27Mark WileyPMLB6-1200RightRight2/28/194830National City,California19706131OAK
25Jim WilhelmOFMLB6-3190RightRight9/20/195225San Rafael,California19747145SD
31Dave WinfieldRFMLB6-6220RightRight10/3/195126St. Paul,Minnesota197314SD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Ken BraceyScout 
Dave CampbellBroadcaster 
Bob ChandlerBroadcaster 
Jerry ColemanBroadcaster 
Roger CraigManager 
Cliff DittoScout 
Chuck EstradaPitching Coach 
Bob FontaineScout 
Al HeistScout 
Billy HermanHitting Coach 
Gustavo Lopez MorenoBroadcaster 
Doug RaderAssistant Coach 
Phil RoofAssistant Coach 
Mario ThomasBroadcaster 
Whitey WietelmannAssistant Coach 
Don WilliamsAssistant Coach 


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