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1978 Baltimore Orioles (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-71 .559
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 659-633 + 26
Roster Continuity 74.95% 9/26
Manager(s): Earl Weaver
General Manager: Hank Peters
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Ballpark: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 1,051,724 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Robert Boyce (#22) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Ellie Hendricks
First Base Coach: Jim Frey
Hitting Coach: Frank Robinson
Pitching Coach: Ray Miller
Third Base Coach: Cal Ripken

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Anderson (#6), Gary Roenicke (#8), Don Stanhouse (#9), Scott McGregor (#14), Dave Ford (#23), Rich Dauer (#24)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1978 Baltimore Orioles season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    39Mike AndersonOF6-2200R-R271971PHI: 1969-1-6MLB--
    7Mark BelangerSS6-1170R-R341965Not draftedMLB--
    34Nelson BrilesP5-11200R-R341965Not draftedMLB--
    1Al BumbryOF5-8175L-R311972BAL: 1968-11-238MLB--
    10Terry CrowleyOF-1B6-0180L-L311969BAL: 1966-11-216MLB--
    25Rich Dauer2B-3B6-0180R-R251976BAL: 1974-1-24MLB--
    11Doug DeCinces3B6-2194R-R271973BAL: 1970-3-65MLB--
    24Rick DempseyC6-0190R-R281969MIN: 1967-15-297MLB--
    36Mike DimmelOF6-0180R-R231977LAN: 1973-6-138MLB--
    46Mike FlanaganP6-0195L-L261975BAL: 1973-7-159MLB--
    37John FlinnP6-0175R-R231978BAL: 1973-2-39MLB--
    59Dave FordP6-4190R-R211978BAL: 1975-1-23MLB--
    3Kiko GarciaSS-2B5-11180R-R241976BAL: 1971-3-71MLB--
    6Larry HarlowOF6-2185L-L261975Not draftedMLB--
    44Ellie HendricksC6-1175L-R371968Not draftedMLB--
    18Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L331967Not draftedMLB--
    32Joe KerriganP6-5210R-R241976MON: 1974-1-10MLB--
    9Carlos LopezOF6-0190R-R291976Not draftedMLB--
    30Dennis MartinezP6-1180R-R231976Not draftedMLB--
    23Tippy MartinezP5-10180L-L281974WS2: 1969-35-799MLB--
    14Lee May1B6-3205R-R351965Not draftedMLB--
    16Scott McGregorP6-1190B-L241976NYA: 1972-1-14MLB--
    27Andres MoraOF6-0180R-R231976Not draftedMLB--
    33Eddie Murray1B6-2225B-R221977BAL: 1973-3-63MLB--
    22Jim PalmerP6-3196R-R321965Not draftedMLB--
    35Gary RoenickeOF6-3205R-R231976MON: 1973-1-8MLB--
    29Ken SingletonOF6-4213B-R311970NYN: 1967-1-3MLB--
    8Dave SkaggsC6-2200R-R271977BAL: 1969-6-137MLB--
    2Billy Smith2B-SS6-2185B-R241975CAL: 1971-3-61MLB--
    26,48Don StanhouseP6-2195R-R271972OAK: 1969-1-9MLB--
    52Earl StephensonP6-3175L-L301971CHN: 1967-3-38MLB--
    53Sammy StewartP6-3208R-R231978KCA: 1974-28-591MLB--
    49Tim StoddardP6-7250R-R251975CHA: 1975-2-44MLB--

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