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1978 Philadelphia PhilliesSeason Roster
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Todd Cruz played for the 1978 Philadelphia Phillies
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePhillies
LocationPhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
Record90-72 (1st in National League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank8th
BallparkVeterans Stadium
ManagerDanny OzarkGeneral ManagerPaul Owens
CoachesCarroll Beringer (Bullpen Coach), Billy DeMars (Third Base Coach), Ray Rippelmeyer (Pitching Coach), Tony Taylor (Hitting Coach), Bobby Wine (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost NLCS (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickRip Rollins (#23)
Attendance2,583,389 (Rank: 2nd)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 62-74 ... Reading Phillies (AA) 79-57 ... Peninsula Pilots (A+) 90-49 ... Spartanburg Phillies (A) 73-67 ... Helena Phillies (Rk) 30-38 ...
Years Available1883-2019

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 Philadelphia Phillies.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Philadelphia Phillies 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)
46Dan BoitanoP6-0 185 R-R 1953-03-22 25Sacramento,California MLB1973-19831978-1982Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1973- 2-  44-MON
 
8Bob BooneC6-2 207 R-R 1947-11-19 30San Diego,California MLB1967-19901972-1990Crawford (San Diego,CA)Stanford U.
1969- 6- 126-PHI
 
10Larry BowaSS5-10 155 B-R 1945-12-06 32Sacramento,California MLB1966-19851970-1985McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)Sacramento City Col
1965-   UDFA-PHI
 
40Warren BrusstarP6-3 200 R-R 1952-02-02 26Oakland,California MLB1974-19871977-1985Napa (Napa,CA)Fresno St
1974- 4-  67-PHI
 
1Jose Cardenal1B5-10 150 R-R 1943-10-07 34Matanza,Cuba MLB1961-19801963-1980  
1960-   UDFA-SFN
 
32Steve CarltonP6-5 210 L-L 1944-12-22 33Miami,Florida MLB1964-19881965-1988North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
38Larry ChristensonP6-4 215 R-R 1953-11-10 24Everett,Washington MLB1972-19831973-1983Marysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA)
1972- 1-   3-PHI
 
16,48Todd CruzSS6-0 175 R-R 1955-11-23 22Highland Park,Michigan MLB1973-19911978-1984Western International (Detroit,MI)
1973- 2-  26-PHI
 
26Kerry DineenOF5-11 165 L-L 1952-07-01 25Englewood,New Jersey MLB1973-19791975-1978Chula Vista (Chula Vista,CA)San Diego
1973- 4-  85-NYA
 
49Rawly EastwickP6-3 180 R-R 1950-10-24 27Camden,New Jersey MLB1969-19811974-1981Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield,NJ)
1969- 3-  62-CIN
 
9Barry FooteC6-3 210 R-R 1952-02-16 26Smithfield,North Carolina MLB1970-19821973-1982Smithfield-Selma (Smithfield,NC)
1970- 1-   3-MON
 
26Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 30Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
17Orlando GonzalezOF6-2 180 L-L 1951-11-15 26Havana,Cuba MLB1974-19891976-1980   Miami
1974-18- 410-CLE
 
14Bud Harrelson2B5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 34Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
18Richie Hebner1B6-1 200 L-R 1947-11-26 30Boston,Massachusetts MLB1966-19851968-1985Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1966- 1-  15-PIT
 
15Davey Johnson2B-3B6-1 182 R-R 1943-01-30 35Orlando,Florida MLB1962-19781965-1978Alamo Heights (San Antonio,TX)Texas A&M U.
1962-   UDFA-BAL
 
21Jay Johnstone1B-OF6-1 175 L-R 1945-11-20 32Manchester,Connecticut MLB1963-19851966-1985Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
39Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 39Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
48Dan LarsonP6-0 180 R-R 1954-07-04 23Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19841976-1982Alhambra (Alhambra,CA)
1972- 1-  21-SLN
 
47Randy LerchP6-5 190 L-L 1954-10-09 23Sacramento,California MLB1973-19861975-1986Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
1973- 8- 170-PHI
 
41Jim LonborgP6-5 210 R-R 1942-04-16 36Santa Maria,California MLB1964-19791965-1979San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo,CA)Stanford U.
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
19Greg LuzinskiOF6-1 225 R-R 1950-11-22 27Chicago,Illinois MLB1968-19841970-1984Notre Dame College Prep (Niles,IL)
1968- 1-  11-PHI
 
24Pete Mackanin3B-1B6-2 190 R-R 1951-08-01 26Chicago,Illinois MLB1969-19841973-1981Brother Rice (Chicago,IL)
1969- 4-  73-WS2
 
31Garry MaddoxOF6-3 184 R-R 1949-09-01 28Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1968-19861972-1986San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1968- 2-  38-SFN
 
25Jerry MartinOF6-1 195 R-R 1949-05-11 29Columbia,South Carolina MLB1971-19841974-1984Olympia (Columbia,SC)Furman U.
1971-   UDFA-PHI
 
21,22Bake McBrideOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 29Fulton,Missouri MLB1970-19841973-1983Fulton (Fulton,MO)Westminster Col
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
11Tim McCarverC6-1 195 L-R 1941-10-16 36Memphis,Tennessee MLB1959-19801959-1980Keokuk (Keokuk,IA)
1959-   UDFA-SLN
 
45Tug McGrawP6-0 185 R-L 1944-08-30 33Martinez,California MLB1964-19901965-1984St. Patrick's-St. Vincent (Vallejo,CA)Solano CC
1964-   UDFA-NYN
 
34Keith MorelandC6-0 200 R-R 1954-05-02 24Dallas,Texas MLB1974-19891978-1989Turner (Carrollton,TX)Texas
1975- 7- 156-PHI
 
16Jim Morrison2B5-11 186 R-R 1952-09-23 25Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19881977-1988King (Tampa,FL)Georgia So.U.
1974- 5-  99-PHI
 
35Horacio PinaP6-2 177 R-R 1945-03-12 33Coahuila,Mexico MLB1965-19781968-1978  
1976-   UDFA-CLE
 
42Ron ReedP6-6 215 R-R 1942-11-02 35LaPorte,Indiana MLB1965-19841966-1984LaPorte (LaPorte,IN)Notre Dame
1965-   UDFA-MLB
 
44Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 27Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
33Kevin SaucierP6-1 196 R-L 1956-08-09 21Pensacola,Florida MLB1974-19821978-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1974- 2-  27-PHI
 
20Mike Schmidt3B6-2 203 R-R 1949-09-27 28Dayton,Ohio MLB1971-19891972-1989Meadowdale (Dayton,OH)Ohio U.
1971- 2-  30-PHI
 
6Ted Sizemore2B5-10 165 R-R 1945-04-15 33Gadsden,Alabama MLB1966-19801969-1980Pershing (Detroit,MI)Michigan
1966-15- 299-LAN
 
27Lonnie SmithOF5-9 170 R-R 1955-12-22 22Chicago,Illinois MLB1974-19941978-1994Centennial (Compton,CA)
1974- 1-   3-PHI
 
37 Players