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1978 San Diego Padres
Major league affiliations
Location
1978 information
Owner(s) Ray Kroc
Manager(s) Roger Craig
Local television XETV
(Jerry Gross, Al Schuff)
Local radio KOGO
(Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler)

The 1978 San Diego Padres season was the tenth in franchise history. Gaylord Perry became the first player to win Cy Young Awards in both leagues as he finished the season with the National League Cy Young Award.[1]

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Opening Day Starters

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 95 67 -- .586
Cincinnati Reds 92 69 2.5 .571
San Francisco Giants 89 73 6 .549
San Diego Padres 84 78 11 .519
Houston Astros 74 88 21 .457
Atlanta Braves 69 93 26 .426

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Chuck Baker (Apr 7)
    • Jim Beswick (Aug 9)
    • Tony Castillo (Sep 22)
    • Barry Evans (Sep 4)
    • Broderick Perkins (Jul 7)
    • Don Reynolds (Apr 7)
    • Ozzie Smith (Apr 7)
    • Rick Sweet (Apr 8)
    • Jim Wilhelm (Sep 4)
  • Pitchers:
    • Juan Eichelberger (Sep 7)
    • Dennis Kinney (Apr 9)
    • Mark Lee (Apr 23)
    • Steve Mura (Sep 5) [12]

Roster

1978 San Diego Padres roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Sweet, RickRick Sweet 88 226 50 .221 1 11
2B González, FernandoFernando González 101 320 80 .250 2 29
CF Winfield, DaveDave Winfield 158 587 181 .308 24 97
RF Gamble, OscarOscar Gamble 126 375 103 .275 7 47

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Perkins, BroderickBroderick Perkins 62 217 52 .240 2 33
Hendrick, GeorgeGeorge Hendrick 36 111 27 .243 3 8
Roberts, DaveDave Roberts 54 97 21 .216 1 7
Evans, BarryBarry Evans 24 90 24 .267 0 4
Davis, BobBob Davis 19 40 8 .200 0 2
Castillo, TonyTony Castillo 5 8 1 .125 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Perry, GaylordGaylord Perry 37 260.2 21 6 2.73 154
Rasmussen, EricEric Rasmussen 27 146.1 12 10 4.06 59

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Shirley, BobBob Shirley 50 166 8 11 3.69 102
Wiley, MarkMark Wiley 4 7.2 1 0 5.87 1

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Fingers, RollieRollie Fingers 67 6 13 37 2.52 72
Lee, MarkMark Lee 56 5 1 2 3.28 31
D'Acquisto, JohnJohn D'Acquisto 45 4 3 10 2.13 104
Lolich, MickeyMickey Lolich 20 2 1 1 1.56 13
Spillner, DanDan Spillner 17 1 0 0 4.56 16
Kinney, DennisDennis Kinney 7 0 1 0 6.43 2
Wehrmeister, DaveDave Wehrmeister 4 1 0 0 6.14 2
Eichelberger, JuanJuan Eichelberger 3 0 0 0 10.80 2

Awards and honors

1978 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Dick Phillips
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Glenn Ezell
A Reno Silver Sox California League Eddie Watt
Short-Season A Walla Walla Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto

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Notes

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.236, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Oscar Gamble page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mike Martin page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Gaylord Perry page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mickey Lolich page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Eric Rasmussen page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Gary Lance page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Andy Hawkins page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Doug Gwosdz page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Steve Fireovid page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Dan Spillner page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ http://www.thebaseballcube.com/statistics/1978/24.shtml
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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