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1978 CINCINNATI REDS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  92-69   .571
Result:   2nd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Sparky Anderson
General Manager:   Bob Howsam
Stadium:  Riverfront Stadium
Attendance:  2,532,497
Playoffs:  -

Cincinnati Reds affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pete Rose (37)
Youngest Player:  Mario Soto (21)
Longest Tenure:  Pete Rose (16)
Top Hitter:  George Foster (2)
Top Pitcher:  Tom Seaver (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Nick Esasky (#17)

Roster Continuity:  78.54%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23Rick AuerbachSSMLB6-0165RightRight2/15/195028Woodland Hills,California19697145Sep

40Doug BairPMLB6-0180RightRight8/22/194928Defiance,Ohio1971UDFA PIT
5Johnny BenchCMLB6-1208RightRight12/7/194730Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1965236CIN
42Bill BonhamPMLB6-3195RightRight10/1/194829Glendale,California196831695BAL
34Pedro BorbonPMLB6-2185RightRight12/2/194631Valverde Mao,Dominican Republic1966UDFA STL
44Doug CapillaPMLB5-8175LeftLeft1/7/195226Honolulu,Hawaii197025593SF
29Dave CollinsOFMLB5-11175BothLeft10/20/195225Rapid City,South Dakota197219KC
13Dave ConcepcionSSMLB6-1180RightRight6/17/194830Aragua,Venezuela1960UDFA CIN
9Vic CorrellCMLB5-10185RightRight2/5/194632Washington,DC19679170CLE
58Arturo DeFreitas1BMLB6-2195RightRight4/26/195325San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1978UDFA CIN
22Dan Driessen1BMLB5-11190LeftRight7/29/195126Hilton Head Island,South Carolina1969UDFA CIN
50Dan DumoulinPMLB6-0175RightRight8/20/195324Kokomo,Indiana197221485CIN
15George FosterOFMLB6-1185RightRight12/1/194829Tuscaloosa,Alabama1968355SF
20Cesar GeronimoOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft3/11/194830El Seybo,Dominican Republic1967UDFA NYY
17Mike Grace3BMLB6-0175RightRight6/14/195622Pontiac,Michigan1974247CIN
30Ken GriffeyOFMLB6-0210LeftLeft4/10/195028Donora,Pennsylvania196929680CIN
19Ken HendersonOFMLB6-2180BothRight6/15/194632Carroll,Iowa196742759NYM
47Tom HumePMLB6-1185RightRight3/29/195325Cincinnati,Ohio1972116CIN
26Junior Kennedy2BMLB6-0185RightRight8/9/195027Fort Gibson,Oklahoma1968110BAL
25Ray Knight3B-1BMLB6-2185RightRight12/28/195225Albany,Georgia197010231CIN
51Mike LaCossPMLB6-4200RightRight5/30/195622Glendale,California1974371CIN
21Mike LumOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/27/194532Honolulu,Hawaii1963UDFA ATL
8Joe Morgan2BMLB5-7155LeftRight9/19/194334Bonham,Texas1963UDFA Hoc
31Paul MoskauPMLB6-2210RightRight12/20/195324St. Joseph,Missouri1975370CIN
37Dale MurrayPMLB6-4205RightRight2/2/195028Cuero,Texas197018411MTL
32Fred NormanPMLB5-8160BothLeft8/20/194235San Antonio,Texas1961UDFA Kca
16Ron Oester2BMLB6-2195BothRight5/5/195622Cincinnati,Ohio19749214CIN
14Pete RoseOF-1BMLB5-11203BothRight4/14/194137Cincinnati,Ohio1960UDFA CIN
45Manny SarmientoPMLB6-0170RightRight2/2/195622Cagua,Venezuela1972UDFA CIN
41Tom SeaverPMLB6-1206RightRight11/17/194433Fresno,California1966119ATL
36Mario SotoPMLB6-0185RightRight7/12/195621Bani,Dominican Republic1973UDFA CIN
56Harry Spilman1BMLB6-1190LeftRight7/18/195423Albany,Georgia1974UDFA CIN
28Champ SummersOFMLB6-2205LeftRight6/15/194632Bremerton,Washington1971UDFA OAK
43Dave TomlinPMLB6-3185LeftLeft6/22/194929Maysville,Kentucky196729553CIN
7Donald WernerPMLB6-1185RightRight3/8/195325Appleton,Wisconsin1997UDFA SD
Team PersonnelPosition 
Sparky AndersonManager 
Marc BombardRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor 
Marty BrennamanBroadcaster 
Bill BrownBroadcaster 
Ken ColemanBroadcaster 
Larry D'AmatoScout 
Alex GrammasThird Base Coach 
Bob HowsamGeneral Manager 
Ted KluszewskiHitting Coach 
Russ NixonFirst Base Coach 
Joe NuxhallBroadcaster 
Ron PlazaAssistant Coach 
George SchergerAssistant Coach 
Larry ShepardPitching Coach 
George ZurawScout 


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