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1978 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  90-71   .559
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Earl Weaver
General Manager:   Hank Peters
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  1,051,724
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellie Hendricks (37)
Youngest Player:  Dave Ford (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mark Belanger (14)
Top Hitter:  Eddie Murray (4)
Top Pitcher:  Jim Palmer (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Robert Boyce (#22)

Roster Continuity:  74.95%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10063.613--
Boston9964.6071.0
Milwaukee9369.5746.5
Baltimore9071.5599.0
Detroit8676.53113.5
Cleveland6990.43429.0
Toronto59102.36640.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
39Mike AndersonOFMLB6-2200RightRight6/22/195127Florence,South Carolina197514316CHC

7Mark BelangerSSMLB6-1170RightRight6/8/194434Pittsfield,Massachusetts1962UDFA BAL
34Nelson BrilesPMLB5-11200RightRight8/5/194334Dorris,California1964UDFA STL
1Al BumbryOFMLB5-8175LeftRight4/21/194731Fredericksburg,Virginia196811238BAL
10Terry CrowleyOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft2/16/194731Staten Island,New York196611216BAL
25Rich Dauer2B-3BMLB6-0180RightRight7/27/195225San Bernardino,California1974124BAL
11Doug DeCinces3BMLB6-2194RightRight8/29/195027Burbank,California1970365BAL
24Rick DempseyCMLB6-0190RightRight9/13/194928Fayetteville,Tennessee196715296MIN
36Mike DimmelOFMLB6-0180RightRight10/16/195423Albert Lea,Minnesota19736138LAD
46Mike FlanaganPMLB6-0195LeftLeft12/16/195126Manchester,New Hampshire19737159BAL
37John FlinnPMLB6-0175RightRight9/2/195423Merced,California1973239BAL
59Dave FordPMLB6-4190RightRight12/29/195621Cleveland,Ohio1975123BAL
3Kiko GarciaSS-2BMLB5-11180RightRight10/14/195324Martinez,California1971369BAL
6Larry HarlowOFMLB6-2185LeftLeft11/13/195126Colorado Springs,Colorado1971UDFA BAL
44Ellie HendricksCMLB6-1175LeftRight12/22/194037Charlotte Amalie,Virgin Islands1959UDFA Mbr
18Pat KellyOFMLB6-1185LeftLeft7/30/194433Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1963UDFA MIN
32Joe KerriganPMLB6-5210RightRight1/30/195424Philadelphia,Pennsylvania1974110MTL
9Carlos LopezOFMLB6-0190RightRight9/27/194829Mazatlan,Mexico1979UDFA BAL
30Dennis MartinezPMLB6-1180RightRight5/14/195523Granada,Nicaragua1973UDFA BAL
23Tippy MartinezPMLB5-10180LeftLeft5/31/195028La Junta,Colorado196935797Wa2
14Lee May1BMLB6-3205RightRight3/23/194335Birmingham,Alabama1961UDFA CIN
16Scott McGregorPMLB6-1190BothLeft1/18/195424Inglewood,California1972114NYY
27Andres MoraOFMLB6-0180RightRight5/25/195523Rio Bravo,Mexico1973UDFA MTL
33Eddie Murray1BMLB6-2225BothRight2/24/195622Los Angeles,California1973363BAL
22Jim PalmerPMLB6-3196RightRight10/15/194532New York,New York1963UDFA BAL
35Gary RoenickeOFMLB6-3205RightRight12/5/195423Covina,California197318MTL
29Ken SingletonOFMLB6-4213BothRight6/10/194731New York,New York196713NYM
8Dave SkaggsCMLB6-2200RightRight6/12/195127Santa Monica,California19696135BAL
2Billy Smith2B-SSMLB6-2185BothRight7/14/195324Jonesboro,Louisiana1971359CAL
26,48Don StanhousePMLB6-2195RightRight2/12/195127DuQuoin,Illinois196919OAK
52Earl StephensonPMLB6-3175LeftLeft7/31/194730Benson,North Carolina1967338CHC
53Sammy StewartPMLB6-3208RightRight10/28/195423Asheville,North Carolina197428589KC
49Tim StoddardPMLB6-7250RightRight1/24/195325East Chicago,Indiana1975244CHW
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dick BowieScout 
Ray CroneScout 
Jim FreyFirst Base Coach 
Tommy GiordanoScout 
Ellie HendricksBullpen Coach 
Ray MillerPitching Coach 
Bill O'DonnellBroadcaster 
Hank PetersGeneral Manager 
Cal RipkenThird Base Coach 
Brooks RobinsonBroadcaster 
Frank RobinsonHitting Coach 
Chuck ThompsonBroadcaster 
Earl WeaverManager 


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