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1978 Oklahoma City 89ers (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Philadelphia Phillies
W-L Record: 62-74 .456
Rank: 4th in American Association West
Run Differential: 721-718 + 3
Manager(s): Mike Ryan
Ballpark: All Sports Stadium
Attendance: 172,996 2/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Lonnie Smith (#3), Mike Anderson (#6)
American Association West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1978 Oklahoma City 89ers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Orlando AlvarezOF6-0165R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike AndersonOF6-2200R-R27PHI: 1969-1-6MLB--
    -Ramon Aviles2B-SS5-9155R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Fred BeeneP5-6160B-R35Not draftedMLB--
    -Dan BoitanoP6-0185R-R25MON: 1973-2-44MLB--
    -Bobby BrownOF6-1205B-R24BAL: 1972-11-264MLB--
    -Mike BuskeySS5-11160R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Nardi ContrerasP6-2193B-R26CIN: 1969-12-278MLB--
    -Todd CruzSS-3B6-0175R-R22PHI: 1973-2-26MLB--
    -Bill DancySS6-0175B-R26CLE: 1971-2-31AAA--
    -Robert DeMeoC5-10175R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    -Kerry DineenOF5-11165L-L25NYA: 1973-4-85MLB--
    -Orlando Gonzalez1B-OF6-2180L-L26CLE: 1974-18-410MLB--
    -Tom HarmonC5-11185L-R29KCA: 1970-1-2AAA--
    -Mark KleinP6-5210R-R24PHI: 1973-19-434AAA--
    -Chuck KniffinP5-11200R-L27PHI: 1969-25-582AAA--
    -Don McCormackC6-3205R-R22PHI: 1974-4-75MLB--
    -Butch MetzgerP6-1185R-R26SFN: 1970-2-41MLB--
    -Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R24PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    -Jose MorenoOF-2B6-0175B-R20Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11186R-R25PHI: 1974-5-99MLB--
    -John PoffOF-1B6-2190L-L25Not draftedMLB--
    -Kevin SaucierP6-1196R-L21PHI: 1974-2-27MLB--
    -Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R22PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--
    -Jackson ToddP6-2180R-R26NYN: 1973-2-38MLB--
    -John Vukovich3B6-1190R-R30PHI: 1966-1-10MLB--
    -Mike WallaceP6-2204L-L27PHI: 1969-4-78MLB--
    -Dan WarthenP6-0200B-L25MON: 1971-2-28MLB--
    -Steve WaterburyP6-5190R-R26Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim WrightP6-5205R-R23PHI: 1973-5-98MLB--

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