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1978 CHICAGO CUBS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Herman Franks
General Manager:   Bob Kennedy
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  1,525,311
Playoffs:  -

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Woodie Fryman (38)
Youngest Player:  Scot Thompson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Rick Reuschel (7)
Top Hitter:  Ivan DeJesus (17)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Reuschel (20)
Top Draft Pick:  Bill Hayes (#13)

Roster Continuity:  72.91%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
26Larry BiittnerOF-1BMLB6-2205LeftLeft7/27/194532Pocohontas,Iowa196810212Wa2

9Tim BlackwellCMLB5-11180BothRight8/19/195225San Diego,California197013304BOS
22Bill Buckner1B-OFMLB6-0185LeftLeft12/14/194928Vallejo,California1968225LAD
34Ray BurrisPMLB6-5200RightRight8/22/195027Idabel,Oklahoma197217399CHC
18Gene ClinesOFMLB5-9170RightRight10/6/194631San Pablo,California19666115PIT
6Larry CoxCMLB5-11190RightRight9/11/194730Bluffton,Ohio1966UDFA PHI
24Hector CruzOF-3BMLB5-11170RightRight4/2/195325Arroyo,Puerto Rico199811343ARI
11Ivan DeJesusSSMLB5-11175RightRight1/9/195325Santurce,Puerto Rico1970UDFA LAD
35Woodie FrymanPMLB6-2205RightLeft4/15/194038Ewing,Kentucky1965UDFA PIT
46Dave GeiselPMLB6-3210LeftLeft1/18/195523Windber,Pennsylvania19735112CHC
23Mike GordonCMLB6-3215BothRight9/11/195324Leominster,Massachusetts1972363CHC
21Greg GrossOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft8/1/195225York,Pennsylvania1970479HOU
38Willie HernandezPMLB6-3180LeftLeft11/14/195423Aguada,Puerto Rico1981UDFA CHC
30Ken HoltzmanPMLB6-2175RightLeft11/3/194532St. Louis,Missouri1965461CHC
31Davey Johnson2BMLB6-1182RightRight1/30/194335Orlando,Florida1962UDFA BAL
20Mick KelleherSS-3BMLB5-9176RightRight7/25/194730Seattle,Washington1969368STL
10Dave KingmanOF-1BMLB6-6210RightRight12/21/194829Pendleton,Oregon197011SF
39Mike KrukowPMLB6-5205RightRight1/21/195226Long Beach,California19738184CHC
47Dennis LampPMLB6-3200RightRight9/23/195225Los Angeles,California1971362CHC
40Lynn McGlothenPMLB6-2195LeftRight3/27/195028Monroe,Louisiana1968360BOS
12Rudy MeoliSS-3BMLB5-9165LeftRight5/1/195127Troy,New York1969475CAL
49Donnie MoorePMLB6-0185LeftRight2/13/195424Lubbock,Texas197313CHC
7Bobby MurcerOFMLB5-11180LeftRight5/20/194632Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1964UDFA NYY
16Steve Ontiveros3BMLB6-0185BothRight10/26/195126Bakersfield,California19696136SF
45Karl Pagel1BMLB6-2190LeftLeft3/29/195523Madison,Wisconsin1976120CHC
17Ed PutmanC-1BMLB6-1190RightRight9/25/195324Los Angeles,California197513CHC
8Dave RaderCMLB5-11165LeftRight12/26/194829Claremore,Oklahoma1967118SF
43Paul ReuschelPMLB6-4225RightRight1/12/194731Quincy,Illinois1968353CAL
48Rick ReuschelPMLB6-3235RightRight5/16/194929Quincy,Illinois1970367CHC
41Dave RobertsPMLB6-2197LeftLeft9/11/194433Gallipolis,OhioUDFA 
24,32Rodney Scott2B-SSMLB6-0160BothRight10/16/195324Indianapolis,Indiana197211258KC
29Mike Sember3BMLB6-0185RightRight2/24/195325Hammond,Indiana1974231CHC
37Manny SeoanePMLB6-3187RightRight6/26/195523Tampa,Florida19736122PHI
42Bruce SutterPMLB6-2190RightRight1/8/195325Lancaster,Pennsylvania197021494Wa2
25Scot ThompsonOF-1BMLB6-3195LeftLeft12/7/195522Grove City,Pennsylvania197417CHC
19Manny Trillo2BMLB6-1164RightRight12/25/195027Caritito,Venezuela1968UDFA PHI
27Mike VailOFMLB6-0185RightRight11/10/195126San Francisco,California1971485STL
9Joe WallisOFMLB5-10195BothRight1/9/195226East St. Louis,Illinois19736136CHC
24,32Jerry WhiteOFMLB5-11165BothRight8/23/195225Shirley,Massachusetts197014315MTL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Joey AmalfitanoBench Coach 
Jack BloomfieldBullpen Coach 
Lou BoudreauBroadcaster 
Jack BrickhouseBroadcaster 
Herman FranksManager 
Bob HartsfieldScout 
Bob KennedyGeneral Manager 
Vince LloydBroadcaster 
Peanuts LowreyThird Base Coach 
Mike RoarkePitching Coach 
Cookie RojasFirst Base Coach 


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