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1978 Los Angeles DodgersSeason Roster
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Reggie Smith played for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDodgers
LocationLos Angeles,California
Record95-67 (1st in National League West)League Rank1stMLB Rank3rd
BallparkDodger Stadium
ManagerTom LasordaGeneral ManagerAl Campanis
CoachesRed Adams (Pitching Coach), Monty Basgall (First Base Coach), Mark Cresse (Bullpen Coach), Jim Gilliam (Hitting Coach), Preston Gomez (Third Base Coach), Jim Lefebvre (Hitting Coach), Jim Lefebvre (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickClay Smith (#47)
Attendance3,347,845 (Rank: 1st)
Minor League AffiliatesAlbuquerque Dukes (AAA) 78-62 ... San Antonio Dodgers (AA) 79-57 ... Lodi Dodgers (A+) 85-55 ... Clinton Dodgers (A) 53-83 ... Lethbridge Dodgers (Rk) 33-35 ...
Years Available1890-2019

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
12Dusty BakerOF6-2 200 R-R 1949-06-15 29Riverside,California MLB1967-19861968-1986Del Campo (Fair Oaks,CA)American River Col
1967-26- 504-ATL
 
3Glenn BurkeOF6-0 195 R-R 1952-11-16 25Oakland,California MLB1976-19801976-1979Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)Merritt Col
1972-17- 401-LAN
 
41Bobby CastilloP5-10 170 R-R 1955-04-18 23Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19851977-1985Lincoln (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1974- 6- 113-KCA
 
10Ron Cey3B5-9 185 R-R 1948-02-15 30Tacoma,Washington MLB1968-19871971-1987Mount Tahoma (Tacoma,WA)Washington St
1968- 3-  53-LAN
 
33Vic DavalilloOF5-7 155 L-L 1936-07-31 41Cabimas,Venezuela MLB1958-19801963-1980  
1958-   UDFA-CIN
 
13Joe FergusonC6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-19 31San Francisco,California MLB1968-19831970-1983Camden (San Jose,CA)Pacific
1968- 8- 161-LAN
 
51Terry ForsterP6-3 210 L-L 1952-01-14 26Sioux Falls,South Dakota MLB1970-19871971-1986Santana (Santee,CA)
1970- 2-  30-CHA
 
29Mike GarmanP6-3 215 R-R 1949-09-16 28Caldwell,Idaho MLB1967-19791969-1978Caldwell (Caldwell,ID)
1967- 1-   3-BOS
 
6Steve Garvey1B5-10 189 R-R 1948-12-22 29Tampa,Florida MLB1968-19871969-1987Chamberlain (Tampa,FL)Michigan St
1968- 1-  13-LAN
 
9Jerry GroteC5-10 190 R-R 1942-10-06 35San Antonio,Texas MLB1963-19851963-1981MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1962-   UDFA-HOU
 
57Pedro Guerrero1B6-0 195 R-R 1956-06-29 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1973-19951978-1992  
1973-   UDFA-LAN
 
40Brad GuldenC5-11 180 L-R 1956-06-10 22New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1975-19861978-1986Chaska (Chaska,MN)
1975-17- 408-LAN
 
29Gerry HannahsP6-3 210 L-L 1953-03-06 25Binghamton,New York MLB1974-19811976-1979   Arkansas
1974-   UDFA-MON
 
3Enzo HernandezSS5-8 155 R-R 1949-02-12 29Valle De Guanape,Venezuela MLB1967-19781971-1978  
1967-   UDFA-HOU
 
46Burt HootonP6-1 210 R-R 1950-02-07 28Greenville,Texas MLB1971-19851971-1985Greenville (Greenville,TX)Texas
1971- 1-   2-CHN
 
49Charlie HoughP6-2 190 R-R 1948-01-05 30Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1966-19941970-1994Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)
1966- 8- 159-LAN
 
25Tommy JohnP6-3 185 R-L 1943-05-22 35Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1961-19891963-1989Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute,IN)Indiana St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
34Lee LacyOF-2B6-1 175 R-R 1948-04-10 30Longview,Texas MLB1969-19871972-1987McClymonds (Oakland,CA)Laney Col
1969- 2-  29-LAN
 
3Rudy LawOF6-1 165 L-L 1956-10-07 21Waco,Texas MLB1976-19871978-1986Ravenswood (East Palo Alto,CA)
1975-   UDFA-LAN
 
21Dennis LewallynP6-4 200 R-R 1953-08-11 24Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19871975-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)Chipola Col
1972- 1-   8-LAN
 
15Dave Lopes2B5-9 170 R-R 1945-05-03 33East Providence,Rhode Island MLB1968-19871972-1987LaSalle Academy (Providence,RI)Washburn U.
1968- 2-  26-LAN
 
23Ted MartinezSS-3B6-0 165 R-R 1947-12-10 30Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1967-19801970-1979  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
16Rick MondayOF6-3 200 L-L 1945-11-20 32Batesville,Arkansas MLB1965-19841966-1984Santa Monica (Santa Monica,CA)Arizona St
1965- 1-   1-KC1
 
11Manny MotaOF5-11 168 R-R 1938-02-18 40Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1962-19821962-1982  
1957-   UDFA-NY1
 
4Billy NorthOF5-11 185 B-R 1948-05-15 30Seattle,Washington MLB1969-19811971-1981Garfield (Seattle,WA)Central Washington U.
1969-12- 280-CHN
 
5Johnny OatesC5-11 185 L-R 1946-01-21 32Sylva,North Carolina MLB1967-19811970-1981Prince George (Prince George,VA)Virginia Tech
1967- 1-  10-BAL
 
31Doug RauP6-2 175 L-L 1948-12-15 29Columbus,Texas MLB1970-19811972-1981Columbus (Columbus,TX)Texas A&M U.
1970- 1-   7-LAN
 
38Lance RautzhanP6-1 195 R-L 1952-08-20 25Pottsville,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19801977-1979Blue Mountain (Schuylkill Haven,PA)
1970- 3-  57-LAN
 
36Rick RhodenP6-4 203 R-R 1953-05-16 25Boynton Beach,Florida MLB1971-19891974-1989Atlantic Community (Delray Beach,FL)
1971- 1-  20-LAN
 
18Bill RussellSS6-0 175 R-R 1948-10-21 29Pittsburg,Kansas MLB1966-19861969-1986Pittsburg (Pittsburg,KS)
1966- 9- 179-LAN
 
17Joe SimpsonOF6-3 175 L-L 1951-12-31 26Purcell,Oklahoma MLB1973-19841975-1983Norman (Norman,OK)Oklahoma
1973- 3-  66-LAN
 
8Reggie SmithOF6-0 195 B-R 1945-04-02 33Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19821966-1982Centennial (Compton,CA)
1963-   UDFA-MIN
 
48Dave StewartP6-2 200 R-R 1957-02-19 21Oakland,California MLB1975-19951978-1995St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)
1975-16- 384-LAN
 
43Rick SutcliffeP6-7 215 R-R 1956-06-21 22Independence,Missouri MLB1974-19941976-1994Van Horn (Independence,MO)
1974- 1-  21-LAN
 
20Don SuttonP6-1 185 R-R 1945-04-02 33Clio,Alabama MLB1965-19881966-1988Tate (Cantonment,FL)Mississippi Gulf Coast CC, USC
1964-   UDFA-LAN
 
35Bob WelchP6-3 190 R-R 1956-11-03 21Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19941978-1994Hazel Park (Hazel Park,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1977- 1-  20-LAN
 
52Myron WhiteOF5-11 180 L-L 1957-08-01 20Long Beach,California MLB1977-19811978-1978Valley (Santa Ana,CA)
1975- 2-  48-LAN
 
7Steve YeagerC6-0 190 R-R 1948-11-24 29Huntington,West Virginia MLB1967-19861972-1986Meadowdale (Dayton,OH)
1967- 4-  80-LAN
 
38 Players