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1978 San Francisco GiantsNational League (MLB)
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John Tamargo played for the 1978 San Francisco Giants
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameGiants
LocationSan Francisco,California
Record89-73 (3rd in National League West)League Rank4thMLB Rank9th
ManagerJoe AltobelliGeneral ManagerSpec Richardson
CoachesDave Bristol (Third Base Coach), Jim Davenport (First Base Coach), Tom Haller (Bullpen Coach), Herman Starrette (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Cummings (#7)
Attendance1,740,477
Minor League AffiliatesPhoenix Giants (AAA) 72-68 ... Waterbury Giants (AA) 65-74 ... Fresno Giants (A+) 59-80 ... Cedar Rapids Giants (A) 53-82 ... Great Falls Giants (Rk) 33-34 ...
Years Available1883-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
22Jack ClarkofR2215659290181468259815115072339815.306.358.537.89531879657.310.231.323.3927.611.01.43.823.743.7
1973-13- 294-SFN
 
41Darrell Evans3bL3115954782133242207845105640610125.243.360.404.76422146668.239.161.351.34415.79.60.63.027.434.6
1967- 3-  55-PHI
 
45Terry WhitfieldofL251494887014120210325113369217359.289.335.400.73519532543.318.111.166.3306.112.72.11.848.822.7
1971- 1-  19-NYA
 
31Larry HerndonofR241514715212215913213835711131212.259.311.335.64615825521.303.076.161.2956.713.62.00.2471.020.5
1971- 3-  56-SLN
 
18Bill Madlock2bR271224477613826315441654839392116.309.378.481.85921544509.311.172.304.3809.47.70.83.029.831.9
1970- 5-  97-WS2
 
2Marc HillcR261173582087151336124539120812.243.329.316.64511319406.266.073.196.29511.19.60.90.7119.321.8
1970-10- 234-SLN
 
44Willie McCovey1bL4010835132801921264103657002812.228.298.396.69413933389.239.168.274.3079.314.71.63.129.341.3    
15Mike Ivie1bR251173183498143115530274522366.308.363.475.83815128352.328.167.261.3717.712.81.73.128.928.6
1970- 1-   1-SDN
 
10Johnnie LeMasterssR241012722364183114662145114014.235.293.335.6289122308.279.100.176.2876.814.62.10.3272.034.4
1973- 1-   6-SFN
 
16Roger MetzgerssB307523517616101781121707104.260.294.294.588697255.279.034.115.2714.76.71.40.00.011.5
1969- 1-  16-CHN
 
9Hector CruzofR257919719448162402213911026.223.301.365.6667215220.250.142.239.3049.617.71.92.732.834.1
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
21Rob Andrews2bR257917721393311151201805012.220.299.288.587517202.241.068.203.2749.98.90.90.5177.018.0
1970-10- 247-BAL
 
36Jim Dwyerof-1bL287317322399252260282903431.225.327.387.7146716208.238.162.358.32013.513.91.02.434.641.0
1971- 1-   1-PIT
 
3Mike SadekcR32401091526302910101101022.239.303.321.624355120.250.082.183.2838.39.21.11.754.519.2
1967- 5-  83-MIN
 
20Vic HarrisssB28531008154011100112403210.150.230.220.450225116.182.070.180.2119.520.72.20.9100.033.3
1970- 1-   9-OAK
 
30John TamargocB26369262241181118702151.239.360.337.697316113.247.098.293.31015.96.20.40.992.027.3
1973- 6- 132-SLN
 
14Vida BluepB28357986101200165115000.076.240.127.367102101.185.051.253.20015.850.53.21.079.033.3
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
39Bob KnepperpL2436792520050063508202.063.126.089.2157295.109.026.101.1106.336.85.80.00.040.0
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
26John MontefuscopR2837702410001053219002.057.132.071.2035185.105.014.100.1105.937.76.40.00.025.0
1972-   UDFA-SFN
 
28Ed HalickipR2729662900030001818001.136.149.136.2859075.188.000.000.1340.024.00.00.00.00.0
1972-24- 564-SFN
 
33Jim BarrpR303450150002000805000.100.100.100.2005055.119.000.000.0910.014.60.00.00.00.0
1970- 6- 123-MIN
 
34Tom Heintzelman2b-3bR312735281026002500000.229.270.429.69915337.214.200.257.3155.413.52.55.417.537.5
1968- 7- 151-SLN
 
36Skip James1bL284121521003104501002.095.240.143.3833126.125.048.286.20215.419.21.30.00.050.0
1971- 5- 116-SFN
 
46Gary LavellepB296715110000000801000.067.067.067.1341016.143.000.000.0610.050.00.00.00.00.0
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
17Randy MoffittpR29707010000001101000.143.250.143.393109.167.000.143.20311.111.11.00.00.00.0
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
49Charlie WilliamspR30255100000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.020.00.00.00.00.0
1968- 7- 133-NYN
 
47Lynn McGlothenpL2853000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
35Art GardnerofL2573200000010200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000-.333.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
1971- 2-  36-HOU
 
40John CurtispL30462000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
38Greg MintonpB26111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
25Philip NastupL2331000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
Batting Totals: (31 players)16253646131331240411175768754554814171274075104.248.318.374.69220043986102.271.374.235.0009.113.31.51.945.929.9 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
39Bob KnepperL24STMLB17112.633635116610260.0218857610851476041.177.550.352.945.091.732.94.6072.98
1972- 2-  43-SFN
 
14Vida BlueL28STMLB18102.79353509400258.0233878012701715001.178.130.422.445.972.443.03.6432.68
1967- 2-  27-KC1
 
26John MontefuscoR28STMLB1193.81363603000238.223311010125681774341.268.790.942.566.672.604.15.5503.37
1972-   UDFA-SFN
 
28Ed HalickiR27STMLB9102.85292819411199.0166746311451051371.067.510.502.044.752.333.35.4743.03
1972-24- 564-SFN
 
33Jim BarrR30S/RMLB8113.53322575221163.01806964735440201.329.940.391.932.431.263.81.4213.25
1970- 6- 123-MIN
 
46Gary LavelleL29R/CLMLB13103.326706700391497.2964136344632121.448.850.284.055.811.433.78.5653.11
1967-20- 397-SFN
 
17Randy MoffittR29R/CLMLB843.317007000381281.2793530533523031.388.710.553.645.731.583.86.6673.43
1970- 1-  18-SFN
 
40John CurtisL30RelMLB433.71460460022163.0603126129386001.418.570.144.145.431.314.43.5712.97
1968- 1-  10-BOS
 
49Charlie WilliamsR30RelMLB135.4425124009048.0603129528223011.8311.250.945.254.130.795.81.2504.84
1968- 7- 133-NYN
 
38Greg MintonR26RelMLB018.0411011003015.22214143860011.9712.641.724.603.450.758.04.0006.03
1970- 3-  55-KCA
 
47Lynn McGlothenR28RelMLB004.97514000012.215970492001.5610.660.002.846.392.256.39.0002.11
1968- 3-  60-BOS
 
25Philip NastuL23S/RMLB015.6331200208.08551250001.259.001.132.255.632.505.63.0003.71
1976-   UDFA-SFN
 
37Ed PlankR26RelMLB004.0550500306.26331210001.298.101.352.701.350.504.05.0005.14
1973-10- 222-SFN
 
34,42Terry CornuttR25RelMLB000.0010100003.01000000000.333.000.000.000.0000.00.0002.59
1972- 1-  17-MIL
 
Pitching Totals: (14 players)89733.301621622394216120291457137759453484453840329221.268.510.522.805.191.853.67.549  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRandy Moffitt29MLBp70-81371011.9090.140.12---70100.043.2Fielding by Day
PGary Lavelle29MLBp67-972192123.9130.310.22---67100.041.4Fielding by Day
PJohn Curtis30MLBp46-63692117.8820.330.24---46100.028.4Fielding by Day
PBob Knepper24MLBp36-26043303371.0001.030.14---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PJohn Montefusco28MLBp36-2388282238.9471.000.15---3797.322.2Fielding by Day
PVida Blue28MLBp35-258122904411.0001.170.16---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PJim Barr30MLBp32-1637354146.9131.310.26---3494.119.8Fielding by Day
PEd Halicki27MLBp29-19913225140.8751.210.18---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PCharlie Williams30MLBp25-482800101.0000.400.21---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PGreg Minton26MLBp11-15220141.0000.360.27---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PLynn McGlothen28MLBp5-12020021.0000.400.17---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PEd Plank26MLBp5-6000000.000.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PPhilip Nastu23MLBp3-8100011.0000.330.13---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PTerry Cornutt25MLBp1-3000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CMarc Hill26MLBc116--5865693651.9865.530.008643211799.171.6Fielding by Day
CMike Sadek32MLBc37--1821552202.9755.320.0038844092.522.8Fielding by Day
CJohn Tamargo26MLBc31--157964172.9655.350.00353-3686.119.1Fielding by Day
CDennis Littlejohn23MLBc2--000000.000.00---20.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWillie McCovey40MLB1b97--721441049775.9877.890.00---10889.859.9Fielding by Day
1BMike Ivie25MLB1b76--55018333571.9957.470.00---11765.046.9Fielding by Day
1BJim Dwyer28MLBof29--1298113138.9934.720.00---7339.717.9Fielding by Day
1BSkip James28MLB1b27--58605641.0002.370.00---4165.916.7Fielding by Day
1BBill Madlock27MLB3b3--11101121.0004.000.00---1222.51.9Fielding by Day
1BMarc Hill26MLBc2--600061.0003.000.00---1171.71.2Fielding by Day
1BTom Heintzelman31MLB2b-3b2--100011.0000.500.00---277.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBill Madlock27MLB3b114--2232991448536.9744.580.00---12293.470.4Fielding by Day
2BRob Andrews25MLB2b62--120131623257.9774.050.00---7978.538.3Fielding by Day
2BVic Harris28MLB2b-of10--141904331.0003.300.00---5318.96.2Fielding by Day
2BTom Heintzelman31MLB2b-3b5--31001131.0002.600.00---2718.53.1Fielding by Day
2BJohnnie LeMaster24MLBss2--010011.0000.500.00---1012.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDarrell Evans31MLB3b-1b155--1473482525520.9523.190.00---15997.595.7Fielding by Day
3BHector Cruz25MLBof-3b14--31300161.0001.140.00---7917.78.6Fielding by Day
3BTom Heintzelman31MLB2b-3b3--1900101.0003.330.00---2711.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJohnnie LeMaster24MLBss96--1352601440409.9664.110.00---10195.059.3Fielding by Day
SSRoger Metzger30MLBss74--112184830304.9744.000.00---7598.745.7Fielding by Day
SSVic Harris28MLB2b-of22--18394461.9342.590.00---5341.513.6Fielding by Day
SSRob Andrews25MLB2b1--340071.0007.000.00---791.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFJack Clark22MLBof-1b152--3201665342.9822.210.00---15697.493.8Fielding by Day
OFLarry Herndon24MLBof149--3693100382.9742.500.00---15198.792.0Fielding by Day
OFTerry Whitfield25MLBof140--249732259.9881.830.00---14994.086.4Fielding by Day
OFHector Cruz25MLBof-3b53--8252389.9781.640.00---7967.132.7Fielding by Day
OFJim Dwyer28MLBof36--6861175.9872.060.00---7349.322.2Fielding by Day
OFMike Ivie25MLB1b22--2902031.9351.320.00---11718.813.6Fielding by Day
OFVic Harris28MLB2b-of6--80109.8891.330.00---5311.33.7Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Joe AltobelliManager1932-05-26 46Detroit,Michigan MLB1955-19611955-1961   1B-OF
Dave BristolThird Base Coach1933-06-23 45Macon,Georgia --   COACH
Jim DavenportFirst Base Coach1933-08-17 44Siluria,Alabama MLB1958-19701958-1970   3B
Frank FunkMinor League Pitching Instructor1935-08-30 42Washington,DC MLB1960-19631960-1963   P
George GenoveseScout1922-02-22 56Staten Island,New York MLB1950-19501950-1950   H
Tom HallerBullpen Coach1937-06-23 41Lockport,Illinois MLB1958-19721961-1972   C
Richie KlausScout1922-09-12 55Jamaica,New York --   SCOUT
Spec RichardsonGeneral Manager1923-- 55- --   EXEC
Herman StarrettePitching Coach1938-11-20 39Statesville,North Carolina MLB1963-19651963-1965   P