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

1979 San Diego PadresSeason Roster
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Dennis Kinney played for the 1979 San Diego Padres
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePadres
LocationSan Diego,California
Record68-93 (5th in National League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank21st
ManagerRoger CraigGeneral ManagerBob Fontaine
CoachesChuck Estrada (Pitching Coach), Billy Herman (Hitting Coach), Doug Rader (Assistant Coach), Whitey Wietelmann (Assistant Coach), Don Williams (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJody Lansford (#14)
Attendance1,456,967
Minor League AffiliatesHawaii Islanders (AAA) 72-76 ... Amarillo Gold Sox (AA) 54-82 ... Reno Silver Sox (A+) 74-67 ... Walla Walla Padres (A-) 40-30 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 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 1979 San Diego Padres.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 San Diego Padres 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)
6Bill Almon2B6-3 190 R-R 1952-11-21 26Providence,Rhode Island MLB1973-19881974-1988Warwick (Warwick,RI)Brown U.
1974- 1-   1-SDN
 
7Kurt Bevacqua3B6-1 185 R-R 1947-01-23 32Miami Beach,Florida MLB1967-19851971-1985North Miami (North Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1967- 6- 102-ATL
 
24Dan Briggs1B-OF6-0 180 L-L 1952-11-18 26Scotia,California MLB1970-19851975-1982Sonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA)
1970- 2-  34-CAL
 
16John D'AcquistoP6-2 205 R-R 1951-12-24 27San Diego,California MLB1970-19831973-1982St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)
1970- 1-  17-SFN
 
4Paul Dade3B6-0 195 R-R 1951-12-07 27Seattle,Washington MLB1970-19821975-1980Nathan Hale (Seattle,WA)
1970- 1-  10-CAL
 
33Juan EichelbergerP6-3 205 R-R 1953-10-21 25St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19881978-1988Balboa (San Francisco,CA)California
1975- 1-  19-SDN
 
8Barry Evans3B6-1 180 R-R 1956-11-30 22Atlanta,Georgia MLB1977-19861978-1982   West Georgia
1977- 2-  34-SDN
 
3Bill FaheyC6-0 200 L-R 1950-06-14 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19831971-1983Redford Union (Redford,MI)St. Clair County CC
1970- 1-   1-WS2
 
34Rollie FingersP6-4 195 R-R 1946-08-25 32Steubenville,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Upland (Upland,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
30Tim Flannery2B5-11 175 L-R 1957-09-29 21Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1978-19891979-1989Anaheim (Anaheim,CA)Chapman U.
1978- 6- 135-SDN
 
13Fernando Gonzalez2B5-10 170 R-R 1950-06-19 29Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19841972-1979  
1968-   UDFA-SE1
 
9Brian GreerOF6-3 210 R-R 1959-05-14 20Lynwood,California MLB1977-19831977-1979Sonora (La Habra,CA)
1977- 1-   8-SDN
 
21Mike Hargrove1B6-0 195 L-L 1949-10-26 29Perryton,Texas MLB1972-19851974-1985Perryton (Perryton,TX)Northwestern St
1972-25- 572-TEX
 
21Jay JohnstoneOF6-1 175 L-R 1945-11-20 33Manchester,Connecticut MLB1963-19851966-1985Edgewood (West Covina,CA)
1963-   UDFA-ANA
 
35Randy JonesP6-0 178 R-L 1950-01-12 29Fullerton,California MLB1971-19821973-1982Brea-Olinda (Brea,CA)Chapman U.
1972- 5-  97-SDN
 
5Fred KendallC6-1 190 R-R 1949-01-31 30Torrance,California MLB1967-19801969-1980Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1967- 4-  68-CIN
 
48Dennis KinneyP6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-26 27Toledo,Ohio MLB1970-19821978-1982Bedford (Temperance,MI)
1970-10- 225-CLE
 
42Mark LeeP6-4 225 R-R 1953-06-14 26Inglewood,California MLB1975-19821978-1981   Pepperdine U.
1976-13- 293-SDN
 
29Mickey LolichP6-0 210 B-L 1940-09-12 38Portland,Oregon MLB1959-19791963-1979Lincoln (Portland,OR)
1958-   UDFA-DET
 
27Steve MuraP6-2 190 R-R 1955-02-12 24New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1974-19851978-1985Redemptorist (Baton Rouge,LA)Tulane U.
1976- 2-  29-SDN
 
44Bob OwchinkoP6-2 195 L-L 1955-01-01 24Detroit,Michigan MLB1975-19861976-1986Cody (Detroit,MI)Eastern Michigan U.
1976- 1-   5-SDN
 
15Broderick Perkins1B5-10 180 L-L 1954-11-23 24Pittsburg,California MLB1976-19851978-1984Pittsburg (Pittsburg,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1976-15- 341-SDN
 
40Sam Perlozzo2B5-9 170 R-R 1951-03-04 28Cumberland,Maryland MLB1977-19811977-1979Bishop Walsh (Cumberland,MD)George Washington U.
1972-   UDFA-MIN
 
36Gaylord PerryP6-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 40Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19831962-1983Williamston (Williamston,NC)
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
41Eric RasmussenP6-3 205 R-R 1952-03-22 27Racine,Wisconsin MLB1971-19871975-1983Case (Racine,WI)Louisiana St, Indian Hills CC-Centerville
1973-32- 676-SLN
 
26Don ReynoldsOF5-8 178 R-R 1953-04-16 26Arkadelphia,Arkansas MLB1972-19811978-1979Corvallis (Corvallis,OR)Oregon
1975-18- 410-SDN
 
17Gene RichardsOF6-0 175 L-L 1953-09-29 25Monticello,South Carolina MLB1975-19841977-1984   South Carolina St
1975- 1-   1-SDN
 
32Bob ShirleyP5-11 185 R-L 1954-06-25 25Cushing,Oklahoma MLB1973-19881977-1987Putnam City (Oklahoma City,OK)Oklahoma
1976- 1-   8-SDN
 
1Ozzie SmithSS5-11 150 B-R 1954-12-26 24Mobile,Alabama MLB1975-19961978-1996Locke (Los Angeles,CA)Cal Poly
1977- 4-  86-SDN
 
49Tom TellmannP6-3 195 R-R 1954-03-29 25Warren,Pennsylvania MLB1976-19851979-1985Warren (Warren,PA)Grand Canyon U., UNLV
1976-11- 245-SDN
 
18Gene TenaceC-1B6-0 190 R-R 1946-10-10 32Russellton,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19831969-1983Valley (Lucasville,OH)
1965-20- 399-KC1
 
28Bobby Tolan1B5-11 170 L-L 1945-11-19 33Los Angeles,California MLB1963-19791965-1979Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1963-   UDFA-PIT
 
20Jerry TurnerOF5-9 180 L-L 1954-01-17 25Texarkana,Arkansas MLB1972-19831974-1983Venice (Los Angeles,CA)
1972-10- 217-SDN
 
25Jim WilhelmOF6-3 190 R-R 1952-09-20 26San Rafael,California MLB1977-19791978-1979Bellarmine Prep (San Jose,CA)Santa Clara U.
1974- 7- 145-SDN
 
31Dave WinfieldOF6-6 220 R-R 1951-10-03 27St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1971-19951973-1995St. Paul Central (St. Paul,MN)Minnesota
1973- 1-   4-SDN
 
35 Players