Season Information
Team Name
1978 San Francisco Giants
League
National League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
89-73 (.549)   GBL: -6
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 4 / 9
Runs For/Against
613 / 594   Diff: +19
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
8
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1883-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1978-12-05Darrell EvansSigned as Free Agent by Giants.3B-1B6-2205LR1947-05-26Pasadena,CA
1967-  7- 132-KC1
MLB1969-19891967-1989
1978-12-04Max VenableSelected by Giants from Dodgers in Rule 5 major league draftOF-DH5-10185LR1957-06-06Phoenix,AZ
1976-  3-  67-LAN
MLB1979-19911977-1991
1978-07-24Rob DresslerTraded by Giants to Cardinals for John Tamargo.P6-3180RR1954-02-02Portland,OR
1972-  1-  19-SFN
MLB1975-19801972-1980
1978-07-18John TamargoTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Rob Dressler.C-1B5-10180BR1951-11-07Tampa,FL
1973-  6- 132-SLN
MLB1976-19801973-1981
1978-06-15Roger MetzgerPurchased by Giants from Astros.SS-2B6-0165BR1947-10-10Fredericksburg,TX
1969-  1-  16-CHN
MLB1970-19801969-1980
1978-06-15Jim DwyerTraded by Cardinals to Giants for Frank Riccelli.OF-DH5-10175LL1950-01-03Evergreen Park,IL
1971- 11- 255-SLN
MLB1973-19901971-1990
1978-06-15Hector CruzTraded by Cubs to Giants for Lynn McGlothen.OF-3B5-11170RR1953-04-02Arroyo,PR
1970-  0-   0-SLN
MLB1973-19821970-1982
1978-06-15Lynn McGlothenTraded by Giants to Cubs for Hector Cruz.P6-2195LR1950-03-27Monroe,LA
1968-  3-  60-BOS
MLB1972-19821968-1982
1978-04-07Mario GuerreroTraded by Giants with Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.SS-2B5-10155RR1949-09-28Santo Domingo,DR
1968-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1973-19801968-1980
1978-04-03Tommy TomsPurchased by Cardinals from Giants.P-OF6-4195RR1951-10-15Charlottesville,VA
1973-  6- 126-SFN
MLB1975-19771975-1978
1978-03-27Randy ElliottReleased by Giants.OF-DH6-2190RR1951-06-05Oxnard,CA
1969-  1-  24-SDN
MLB1972-19801969-1980
1978-03-21Al HargesheimerSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants.P-OF6-3195RR1956-11-21Chicago,IL
1978-  0-   0-SFN
MLB1980-19861978-1988
1978-03-15Vida BlueTraded by Athletics to Giants for Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash.P6-0189BL1949-07-28Mansfield,LA
1967-  2-  27-KC1
MLB1969-19861968-1986
1978-03-15Phil HuffmanTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.P6-2180RR1958-06-20Freeport,TX
1977-  2-  36-SFN
MLB1979-19851977-1987
1978-03-15John Henry JohnsonTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.P6-2190LL1956-08-21Houston,TX
1974- 15- 355-SFN
MLB1978-19871974-1987
1978-03-15Gary ThomassonTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.OF-1B6-1180LL1951-07-29San Diego,CA
1969-  7- 162-SFN
MLB1972-19801969-1980
1978-03-15Gary AlexanderTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.C-DH6-2200RR1953-03-27Los Angeles,CA
1972-  2-  36-SFN
MLB1975-19811972-1981
1978-03-15Dave HeaverloTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Alan Wirth, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.P6-1210RR1950-08-25Ellensburg,WA
1973-  1-  23-SFN
MLB1975-19811973-1983
1978-03-15Alan WirthTraded by Giants with Mario Guerrero, Phil Huffman, John Henry Johnson, Dave Heaverlo, Gary Thomasson, Gary Alexander and Cash to Athletics for Vida Blue.P6-4190RR1956-12-08Mesa,AZ
1974-  3-  67-SFN
MLB1978-19801974-1982
1978-02-28Derrel ThomasTraded by Giants to Padres for Mike Ivie.2B-OF6-0160BR1951-01-14Los Angeles,CA
1969-  1-   1-HOU
MLB1971-19851969-1985
1978-02-28Mike IvieTraded by Padres to Giants for Derrell Thomas.1B-3B6-3205RR1952-08-08Atlanta,GA
1970-  1-   1-SDN
MLB1971-19831970-1983
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