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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
Roster Continuity 78.58% 6/26
Manager(s): Joe Altobelli
General Manager: Spec Richardson
Location: San Francisco, California
Ballpark: Candlestick Park
Attendance: 1,740,477 8/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
  • Complete listing of games for the 1978 San Francisco Giants. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1978 San Francisco Giants Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1SFNvs SDNL2-30-161113No1.523-1
    2SFNvs SDNW6-01-14513No1.5835  
    3SFNvs SDNW7-52-1345No1.51587
    4SFN@ CINW3-23-1334Yes0.518108  
    5SFN@ CINL3-123-2349Yes1.52122-1  
    6SFN@ CINL6-73-33713No2.52729-2  
    7SFN@ SDNW3-24-33513Yes2.53031-1  
    8SFN@ SDNW8-45-3338Yes138353
    9SFNvs ATLW5-16-3328Yes143367  
    10SFNvs ATLL0-16-4348Yes243376
    11SFNvs ATLL0-26-53611No243394  
    12SFNvs CINW3-07-53510Yes146397  
    13SFNvs CINL4-57-63610No250446  
    14SFNvs CINL1-27-73612No351465
    15SFN@ ATLL1-37-84917No3.552493  
    16SFN@ ATLL1-67-95917No4.55355-2
    17SFN@ ATLW5-38-94916No458580  
    18SFN@ PITW5-49-93713No463621
    19SFN@ PITL2-69-104815No46568-3  
    20SFN@ PITW7-310-103713No372711  
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    21SFN@ SLNW2-111-103713No2.574722
    22SFN@ SLNL0-911-113713No2.57481-7  
    23SFN@ SLNW4-012-113612No2.57881-3  
    24SFN@ CHNW2-113-113511Yes2.58082-2
    25SFN@ CHNW2-114-113511Yes1.58283-1
    26SFNvs PITW3-215-11359Yes1.585850  
    27SFNvs PITL1-515-12349Yes1.58690-4  
    28SFNvs PITW6-216-12238Yes0.592920  
    29SFNvs SLNW9-317-12127Yes--101956  
    30SFNvs SLNW7-618-12116Yes--1081017
    31SFNvs SLNW5-420-12115Yes--1171089  
    32SFNvs SLNW4-320-12115Yes--1171089  
    33SFNvs CHNW4-321-12114Yes--12111110  
    34SFNvs CHNW9-522-12113Yes--13011614  
    35SFN@ LANW10-723-12112Yes--14012317
    36SFN@ LANL2-323-13113Yes--14212616  
    37SFN@ LANL1-423-14114Yes--14313013
    38SFNvs HOUW3-224-14113Yes--14613214  
    39SFNvs HOUW2-025-14112Yes--14813216
    40SFNvs HOUW9-126-14112Yes--15713324  
    41SFNvs LANW6-127-14112Yes--16313429  
    42SFNvs LANL1-327-15112Yes--16413727
    43SFNvs LANW6-528-15113Yes--17014228  
    44SFN@ HOUW8-129-15113Yes--17814335  
    45SFN@ HOUW1-030-15112Yes--17914336  
    46SFN@ HOUL0-130-16112Yes--17914435  
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    47SFN@ MONW6-531-16112Yes--18514936
    48SFN@ MONL3-531-17112Yes--18815434  
    49SFN@ MONW3-232-17112Yes--19115635  
    50SFN@ PHIL3-432-18112Yes--19416034
    51SFN@ PHIL6-732-19112Yes--20016733  
    52SFN@ PHIL4-532-20223Yes0.520417232  
    53SFN@ NYNL2-332-21112Yes--20617531  
    54SFN@ NYNW2-133-21112Yes--20817632
    55SFN@ NYNW7-534-21112Yes--21518134
    56SFNvs MONW1-035-21112Yes--21618135  
    57SFNvs MONW9-536-21112Yes--22518639  
    58SFNvs PHIW2-137-21112Yes--22718740
    59SFNvs PHIW6-138-21112Yes--23318845  
    60SFNvs NYNW7-439-21112Yes--24019248  
    61SFNvs NYNL4-539-22112Yes--24419747
    62SFNvs NYNW3-041-22112Yes--25120051  
    63SFNvs NYNW4-341-22112Yes--25120051  
    64SFNvs CINL3-641-23112Yes--25420648
    65SFNvs CINW3-042-23112Yes--25720651  
    66SFNvs CINL0-542-24112Yes--25721146
    67SFNvs ATLW9-043-24112Yes--26621155  
    68SFNvs ATLW2-144-24112Yes--26821256  
    69SFNvs ATLW9-345-25112Yes--28122358  
    70SFNvs ATLL4-845-25112Yes--28122358  
    71SFN@ SDNL1-245-26112Yes--28222557  
    72SFN@ SDNW9-146-26112Yes--29122665  
    73SFN@ SDNW4-247-27112Yes--29623264
    74SFN@ SDNL1-447-27112Yes--29623264
    75SFN@ ATLL9-1047-29112Yes--31025258  
    76SFN@ ATLL5-1047-29112Yes--31025258  
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    77SFN@ ATLW15-448-29112Yes--32525669  
    78SFN@ ATLL7-948-30112Yes--33226567
    79SFNvs SDNL3-448-31112Yes--33526966
    80SFNvs SDNL5-748-32112Yes--34027664
    81SFNvs SDNW5-449-32112Yes--34528065  
    82SFNvs SDNW5-450-32112Yes--35028466
    83SFN@ CINW7-651-33112Yes--35829266
    84SFN@ CINL1-251-33112Yes--35829266
    85SFN@ CINW4-252-33112Yes--36229468  
    86SFN@ CINL2-852-34112Yes--36430262
    87SFN@ PITW4-053-34112Yes--36830266  
    88SFN@ PITL2-553-35112Yes--37030763
    89SFN@ PITW6-554-35112Yes--37631264  
    90SFN@ SLNL4-955-36112Yes--38632165
    91SFN@ SLNW6-055-36112Yes--38632165  
    92SFN@ SLNW9-756-36112Yes--39532867  
    93SFN@ CHNL6-756-37112Yes--40133566  
    94SFN@ CHNW7-457-38112Yes--41334667
    95SFN@ CHNL5-757-38112Yes--41334667
    96SFN@ CHNW9-858-38112Yes--42235468
    97SFNvs PITL0-358-39112Yes--42235765  
    98SFNvs PITW3-259-39113Yes--42535966  
    99SFNvs PITW3-160-39113Yes--42836068  
    100SFNvs SLNW3-261-39112Yes--43136269  
    101SFNvs SLNL1-261-40112Yes--43236468  
    102SFNvs CHNL0-161-41112Yes--43236567  
    103SFNvs CHNL3-561-42222Yes--43537065
    104SFNvs CHNW4-263-42112Yes--44037268
    105SFNvs CHNW1-063-42112Yes--44037268  
    106SFN@ HOUL1-463-43112Yes--44137665  
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107SFN@ HOUL2-463-44112Yes--44338063
    108SFN@ HOUW4-264-44112Yes--44738265  
    109SFNvs LANW5-465-44112Yes--45238666  
    110SFNvs LANW2-166-44112Yes--45438767
    111SFNvs LANL0-266-45112Yes--45438965  
    112SFNvs LANL1-566-46223Yes--45539461  
    113SFNvs HOUW3-267-46112Yes--45839662
    114SFNvs HOUL5-667-47112Yes--46340261
    115SFN@ LANL2-1267-48223Yes--46541451  
    116SFN@ LANL3-467-49334Yes146841850  
    117SFN@ LANW3-268-49223Yes--47142051  
    118SFN@ LANW7-669-49112Yes--47842652
    119SFN@ MONL3-469-50223Yes--48143051  
    120SFN@ MONL0-169-51223Yes148143150  
    121SFN@ MONW3-070-51223Yes148443153  
    122SFN@ PHIW6-571-51223Yes149043654  
    123SFN@ PHIL0-371-52223Yes149043951  
    124SFN@ PHIL3-571-53223Yes249344449
    125SFN@ NYNW4-272-53223Yes149744651
    126SFN@ NYNW7-473-53223Yes0.550445054
    127SFN@ NYNW2-174-53223Yes0.550645155
    128SFNvs MONL5-874-54223Yes251145952
    129SFNvs MONW4-175-54223Yes151546055  
    130SFNvs MONL1-276-55223Yes0.552746463  
    131SFNvs MONW11-276-55223Yes0.552746463  
    132SFNvs NYNW2-077-55223Yes152946465  
    133SFNvs NYNL4-1077-56224Yes253347459  
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134SFNvs PHIW4-378-56224Yes253747760  
    135SFNvs PHIL1-378-57224Yes2.553848058  
    136SFNvs PHIW4-180-57224Yes154548362  
    137SFNvs PHIW3-280-57224Yes154548362
    138SFN@ LANL4-580-58224Yes254948861
    139SFN@ LANL2-980-59225Yes355149754  
    140SFN@ ATLL5-680-60225Yes455650353
    141SFN@ ATLW8-581-60225Yes356450856
    142SFN@ CINL3-681-61225Yes356751453
    143SFN@ CINL1-881-62225Yes456852246
    144SFNvs LANL2-781-63225Yes557052941
    145SFNvs LANL0-881-64226Yes657053733  
    146SFNvs ATLL3-581-65227Yes757354231  
    147SFNvs ATLL1-481-66238Yes857454628
    148SFNvs CINL1-681-67349Yes957555223  
    149SFNvs CINW3-282-67238Yes957855424  
    150SFNvs CINL1-782-68349Yes957956118  
    151SFN@ SDNL1-482-69349Yes9.558056515
    152SFN@ SDNW6-383-69349Yes8.558656818
    153SFN@ SDNL1-583-70349Yes958757314  
    154SFNvs HOUW2-084-70349Yes858957316  
    155SFNvs HOUW3-285-70349Yes859257517
    156SFNvs HOUW7-087-70349Yes7.560557926  
    157SFNvs HOUW6-487-70349Yes7.560557926  
    158SFNvs SDNL1-487-71349Yes7.560658323
    159SFNvs SDNW1-088-71349Yes6.560758324  
    160SFN@ HOUW2-189-71348Yes560958425  
    161SFN@ HOUL4-789-72349Yes661359122
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    162SFN@ HOUL0-389-73349Yes661359419


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