Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

1978 Atlanta BravesSeason Roster
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Jim Bouton played for the 1978 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record69-93 (6th in National League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank22nd
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerBobby CoxGeneral ManagerBill Lucas
CoachesCloyd Boyer (Pitching Coach), Tom Burgess (Third Base Coach), Chris Cannizzaro (Bullpen Coach), Pete Ward (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBob Horner (#1)
Attendance904,494 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 71-68 ... Savannah Braves (AA) 72-72 ... Greenwood Braves (A) 82-57 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 25-30 ... Kingsport Braves (Rk) 33-37 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Atlanta Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1978 baseball season.

1978 Atlanta Braves 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)
30Brian AsselstineOF6-1 175 L-R 1953-09-23 24Santa Barbara,California MLB1973-19831976-1981Santa Ynez (Santa Ynez,CA)Allan Hancock Col
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
25Bob Beall1B5-11 180 B-L 1948-04-24 30Portland,Oregon MLB1970-19811975-1980Hillsboro (Hillsboro,OR)Oregon St
1970-28- 653-PHI
 
10Rob BelloirSS-3B5-10 155 R-R 1948-07-13 29Heidelberg,Germany MLB1975-19781975-1978   Mercer U.
1969- 8- 183-CLE
 
20Bruce BenedictC6-2 195 R-R 1955-08-18 22Birmingham,Alabama MLB1975-19891978-1989   Nebraska-Omaha
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
50Tommy BoggsP6-2 200 R-R 1955-10-25 22Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1974-19851976-1985Lanier (Austin,TX)
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
2Barry BonnellOF6-3 200 R-R 1953-10-27 24Milford,Ohio MLB1975-19861977-1986Milford (Milford,OH)Ohio St
1975- 1-   1-PHI
 
56Jim BoutonP6-0 185 R-R 1939-03-08 39Newark,New Jersey MLB1962-19781962-1978Bloom Township (Chicago Heights,IL)Western Michigan U.
1958-   UDFA-NYA
 
7Jeff BurroughsOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 27Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
33Rick CampP6-0 198 R-R 1953-06-10 25Trion,Georgia MLB1974-19851976-1985Trion (Trion,GA)West Georgia
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
32Dave CampbellP6-3 210 R-R 1951-09-03 26Princeton,Indiana MLB1977-19811977-1978   East Tennessee St
1974-   UDFA-ATL
 
15Darrel ChaneySS6-1 190 B-R 1948-03-09 30Hammond,Indiana MLB1966-19791969-1979Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
1966- 2-  33-CIN
 
39Mike DaveyP6-2 190 R-L 1952-06-02 26Spokane,Washington MLB1973-19801977-1978Gonzaga Prep (Spokane,WA)Gonzaga U.
1974- 2-  32-ATL
 
28Adrian DevineP6-4 205 R-R 1951-12-02 26Galveston,Texas MLB1970-19811973-1980Ball (Galveston,TX)
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
45Jamie EasterlyP5-9 180 L-L 1953-02-17 25Houston,Texas MLB1971-19871974-1987Crockett (Crockett,TX)
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
26Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 30Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
43Cito GastonOF6-4 210 R-R 1944-03-17 34San Antonio,Texas MLB1964-19781967-1978Holy Cross (Corpus Christi,TX)
1964-   UDFA-MLB
 
19Rod Gilbreath3B-2B6-2 185 R-R 1952-09-24 25Laurel,Mississippi MLB1970-19801972-1978Laurel (Laurel,MS)
1970- 3-  69-ATL
 
49Preston HannaP6-1 195 R-R 1954-09-10 23Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19831975-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
5Bob Horner3B6-1 190 R-R 1957-08-06 20Junction City,Kansas MLB1977-19881978-1988Apollo (Glendale,AZ)Arizona St
1978- 1-   1-ATL
 
17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7 170 R-R 1957-09-25 20Hann AFB,Germany MLB1975-19891978-1989Ben Lomond (Ogden,UT)
1975-20- 473-ATL
 
42Frank LaCorteP6-1 180 R-R 1951-10-13 26San Jose,California MLB1973-19841975-1984Gilroy (Gilroy,CA)Gavilan Col
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
31Max LeonP6-0 170 R-R 1950-02-04 28Pozo Hondo,Mexico MLB1973-19781973-1978  
1972-   UDFA-ATL
 
12Jerry Maddox3B6-2 200 R-R 1953-07-28 24Whittier,California MLB1974-19791978-1978Neff (La Mirada,CA)Arizona St, Cerritos Col
1975- 8- 186-ATL
 
24Mickey MahlerP6-3 189 B-L 1952-07-30 25Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-19871977-1986John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
36Gary MatthewsOF6-3 205 R-R 1950-07-05 27San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Columbia St CC
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
27Larry McWilliamsP6-5 180 L-L 1954-02-10 24Wichita,Kansas MLB1974-19901978-1990L.D. Bell (Hurst,TX)Paris Junior Col
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
29Eddie MillerOF5-9 175 B-R 1957-06-29 21San Pablo,California MLB1975-19851977-1984Ells (Richmond,CA)
1975- 2-  41-TEX
 
3Dale Murphy1B6-5 215 R-R 1956-03-12 22Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19931976-1993Wilson (Portland,OR)Brigham Young U., Portland CC
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
35Phil NiekroP6-1 180 R-R 1939-04-01 39Blaine,Ohio MLB1959-19871964-1987Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
11Joe NolanC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985Southwest (St. Louis,MO)
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
22Rowland OfficeOF6-0 170 L-L 1952-10-25 25Sacramento,California MLB1971-19831972-1983McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1970- 4-  94-ATL
 
12Tom Paciorek1B6-4 215 R-R 1946-11-02 31Detroit,Michigan MLB1968-19871970-1987St. Ladislaus (Hamtramck,MI)Houston
1968- 5-  89-LAN
 
4Biff PocorobaC5-10 180 B-R 1953-07-25 24Burbank,California MLB1971-19841975-1984Canoga Park (Canoga Park,CA)
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
9Pat RockettSS5-11 170 R-R 1955-01-09 23San Antonio,Texas MLB1976-19801976-1978Lee (San Antonio,TX)
1973- 1-  10-ATL
 
1Jerry Royster2B-SS6-0 165 R-R 1952-10-18 25Sacramento,California MLB1971-19881973-1988Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
16Chico Ruiz2B5-11 170 R-R 1951-11-01 26Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19841978-1980  
1969-   UDFA-ATL
 
40Dick RuthvenP6-3 190 R-R 1951-03-27 27Sacramento,California MLB1971-19861973-1986Irvington (Fremont,CA)Fresno St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
48Craig SkokP6-0 190 R-L 1947-09-01 30Dobbs Ferry,New York MLB1967-19801973-1979   Broward Col, Florida St
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
12Hank Small1B6-3 205 R-R 1953-07-31 24Atlanta,Georgia MLB1972-19791978-1978Dykes (Atlanta,GA)South Carolina
1975- 4-  90-ATL
 
37Eddie SolomonP6-3 190 R-R 1951-02-09 27Perry,Georgia MLB1969-19831973-1982  
1969-   UDFA-LAN
 
34Duane TheissP6-3 185 R-R 1953-11-20 24Zanesville,Ohio MLB1975-19801977-1978Sheridan (Thornville,OH)Marietta Col
1975-12- 282-ATL
 
18Larry WhisentonOF6-1 190 L-L 1956-07-03 21St. Louis,Missouri MLB1975-19851977-1982St. Louis Central (St. Louis,MO)
1975- 2-  42-ATL
 
42 Players