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1979 San Diego Padres (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 68-93 .422
Rank: 5th in National League West
Run Differential: 603-681 -78
Manager(s): Roger Craig
General Manager: Bob Fontaine
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: San Diego Stadium
Attendance: 1,456,967 16/26
Top Draft Pick: Jody Lansford (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Don Williams
Assistant Coach: Whitey Wietelmann
Assistant Coach: Doug Rader
Hitting Coach: Billy Herman
Pitching Coach: Chuck Estrada

#1 Draft Picks

Bill Almon (#1), Dave Winfield (#4), Bob Owchinko (#5), Brian Greer (#8), Paul Dade (#10), John D'Acquisto (#17)
National League West Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Dave WinfieldSDNNYNL 3-4 @NYN41302000001000008170 Triples
    Dave WinfieldSDNMONW 6-3 vs MON42300240000000008212 home runs
    Randy JonesSDNNYNW 5-4 vs NYN30100001001000002131st career stolen base
    Jerry TurnerSDNCINL 4-7 @CIN10000020010000203932 sacrifice flies
    Kurt BevacquaSDNHOUW 4-2 @HOU2000000001200000500500th career game
    Barry EvansSDNHOUW 4-2 @HOU2110011000000000611st career home run
    Dave WinfieldSDNATLW 10-2 vs ATL31200150010000008465 RBIs
    Dave WinfieldSDNPITL 8-9 @PIT42200220011000008482 home runs
    Dan BriggsSDNCHNW 11-3 @CHN32100131010110001991st career stolen base
    Tom TellmannSDNSLNL 4-7 @SLN100000000000000011st career game
    Fernando GonzalezSDNPITW 3-2 vs PIT41400120000000003454 hits
    Gene RichardsSDNCHNL 2-5 vs CHN31100001001200003632 hit by pitches
    Paul DadeSDNSLNL 2-7 vs SLN41410000000000002994 hits
    Gene RichardsSDNLANW 3-2 vs LAN4131000100000000378100th career stolen base
    Gene TenaceSDNNYNW 6-5 @NYN524001300100000011734 hits
    Gene RichardsSDNNYNW 5-3 @NYN51400011000000003824 hits
    Dave WinfieldSDNNYNW 5-3 @NYN4010002101001000881100th career stolen base
    Mark LeeSDNPHIW 7-3 @PHI1010000000000000691st career hit
    Jay JohnstoneSDNNYNW 2-1 vs NYN201000000100100112581000th career hit
    Dave WinfieldSDNPHIW 6-5 vs PHI51400130000000008944 hits
    John D'AcquistoSDNATLW 10-3 @ATL10000000000201001732 hit by pitches
    Ozzie SmithSDNATLW 10-3 @ATL50400020000000002644 hits
    Jerry TurnerSDNATLW 10-3 @ATL62420020000000004584 hits
    Dave WinfieldSDNATLW 10-3 @ATL54510141010000009014 runs scored, 5 hits, 500th career RBI
    Gene TenaceSDNCINW 5-4 vs CIN404100000000000012064 hits
    Paul DadeSDNCHNL 6-9 @CHN40000000004000003444 strikeouts
    Bill AlmonSDNSLNL 5-8 @SLN41400010000000004114 hits
    Jim WilhelmSDNSLNL 7-8 vs SLN6041001000000100404 hits
    Dave WinfieldSDNSLNL 7-8 vs SLN42100130041020009274 walks
    Tim FlannerySDNSFNW 3-0 vs SFN301000100001000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Bill FaheySDNHOUL 3-4 @HOU50500010000000001975 hits
    Gene RichardsSDNLANL 2-5 @LAN40400010000000004364 hits
    Juan EichelbergerSDNLANW 3-1 vs LAN201000000100000051st career hit
    Paul DadeSDNLANW 10-8 vs LAN43420013000100003704 hits, 3 stolen bases
    Juan EichelbergerSDNSFNL 5-6 @SFN211100100010010061st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Steve MuraSDNSFNW 7-6 vs SFNW 2.220000401010000--91-21st career win
    Gaylord PerrySDNNYNW 10-5 @NYNW 6944121000028000--631270-20710 Strikeouts
    Gaylord PerrySDNATLW 6-3 vs ATLWCG9730001000134000--637271-21010 Strikeouts
    Rollie FingersSDNATLW 3-1 vs ATLSv 21000020006000--66986-861000th career strikeout
    Tom TellmannSDNSLNL 4-7 @SLN 2.275510100015000--10-01st career game
    Gaylord PerrySDNPITW 6-3 vs PITWCG91133131000041000--640273-21010 Strikeouts
    Bob ShirleySDNLANW 6-0 vs LANWSHO920001500030000--11824-37Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Eric RasmussenSDNNYNW 11-3 @NYNSv 420001100014000--15039-571st career save
    Steve MuraSDNATLW 4-1 @ATLSv 1.11000110006000--353-41st career save
    Eric RasmussenSDNHOUW 4-0 vs HOUWSHO960001300034000--17141-58Complete game/Shutout
    Juan EichelbergerSDNLANW 3-1 vs LANWCG941104700032000--51-11st career win

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