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1978 San Francisco Giants (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 613-594 + 19
Manager(s): Joe Altobelli
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,740,477 8/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Bob Cummings (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Tom Haller
First Base Coach: Jim Davenport
Pitching Coach: Herman Starrette
Third Base Coach: Dave Bristol

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Ivie (#1), Johnnie LeMaster (#6), Roger Metzger (#16), Terry Whitfield (#19)
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
22Jack ClarkOF2259290181
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9815115072383915.306.358.537895.231.323.3101.4423.7318657
41Darrell Evans3B3154782133
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2
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20
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7845105640126105.243.360.404764.161.351.2390.6127.4221668
45Terry WhitfieldOF2548870141
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10
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325113369251739.289.335.400735.111.166.3182.0948.8195543
31Larry HerndonOF2447152122
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9
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3213835711213112.259.311.335646.076.161.3032.03471.0158521
18Bill Madlock2B2744776138
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441654839311926.309.378.481859.172.304.3110.8129.8215509
2Marc HillC263582087
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36124539182012.243.329.316645.073.196.2660.87119.3113406
44Willie McCovey1B403513280
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64103657080212.228.298.396694.168.274.2391.5829.3139389
15Mike Ivie1B253183498
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5530274526236.308.363.475838.167.261.3281.6728.9151352
10Johnnie LeMasterSS242722364
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14662145111404.235.293.335628.099.176.2792.14272.091308
16Roger MetzgerSS302351761
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01781121700714.260.294.294588.034.115.2791.42--69255
9Hector CruzOF251971944
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2402213912106.223.301.365666.142.239.2501.8632.872220
21Rob Andrews2B251772139
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1151201801502.220.299.288587.068.203.2410.90177.051202
36Jim DwyerOF-1B281732239
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2260282903341.225.327.387714.162.358.2381.0434.667208
3Mike SadekC321091526
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910101102102.239.303.321624.083.183.2501.1054.535120
20Vic HarrisSS28100815
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1100112401320.150.230.220450.070.180.1822.18100.022116
30John TamargoC2692622
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81118705211.239.360.337697.098.293.2470.3992.031113
14Vida BlueP287986
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200165110500.076.240.127367.051.253.1853.1979.010101
39Bob KnepperP247925
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0050063500822.063.126.089215.025.101.1095.83--795
26John MontefuscoP287024
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0001053210902.057.132.071203.014.100.1056.40--585
28Ed HalickiP276629
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00030001810801.136.149.136285.000.000.188----975
33Jim BarrP305015
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0002000800500.100.100.100200.000.000.119----555
34Tom Heintzelman2B-3B313528
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6002500000.229.270.429699.200.257.2142.5017.51537
36Skip James1B282152
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003104500102.095.240.143383.048.286.1251.25--326
46Gary LavelleP291511
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0000000800100.067.067.067134.000.000.143----116
17Randy MoffittP29701
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0000001100100.143.250.143393.000.143.1671.00--19
49Charlie WilliamsP305100000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
35Art Gardner253200000010200000.000.000.0000.000-.333.000----03
47Lynn McGlothenP283000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
40John CurtisP302000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
38Greg MintonP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25Philip NastuP231000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals208853646131331240411175768754554814177512740104.248.316.374690.125.235.2711.4745.820046085
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Bob Knepper2417112.63363516610260218857610851476041.177.550.352.945.091.73
14Vida Blue2818102.7935359400258233878012701715001.178.130.422.445.972.44
26John Montefusco281193.803636300023823311010125681774341.268.770.942.566.672.60
28Ed Halicki279102.8529289411199166746311451051371.067.510.502.044.752.33
33Jim Barr308113.53322552211631806964735440201.329.940.391.932.431.26
46Gary Lavelle2913103.3167000391497964136344632121.438.820.284.045.791.43
17Randy Moffitt29843.2970000381281793530533523031.378.670.553.625.711.58
40John Curtis30433.714600022163603126129386001.418.570.144.145.431.31
49Charlie Williams30135.44251009048603129528223011.8311.250.945.254.130.79
38Greg Minton26017.881100030152214143860011.8812.381.694.503.380.75
47Lynn McGlothen28004.855100001215970492001.4610.380.002.776.232.25
25Philip Nastu23015.6331002088551250001.259.001.132.255.632.50
37Ed Plank26003.8650003066331210001.147.711.292.571.290.50
34,42Terry Cornutt25000.0010000031000000000.333.000.000.000.00--
Pitching Totals89733.304011624216120291455137759453484453840329221.268.520.522.805.201.85


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