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1978 Tampa Tarpons (A+)

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Parent Organization: Cincinnati Reds
W-L Record: 61-73 .455
Rank: 4th in Florida State League Northern
Run Differential: 460-478 -18
Manager(s): Mike Compton
Location: Tampa, Florida
Ballpark: Al Lopez Field
Attendance: 90,058 3/11
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Tony Moretto (#22), Mark King (#23)
Florida State League Northern 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 Tampa Tarpons season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Scott BrownP6-2220R-R21CIN: 1975-4-94MLB--
    -Larry BuckleP6-3180R-R22CIN: 1978-2-44AA--
    -Gregory DahlC6-0195R-R21Not draftedAA--
    -Scott DyeP6-1200R-R21Not draftedAAA--
    -Joe GriffinC6-2200R-R24CLE: 1974-7-119AA--
    -John GuarnacciaOF6-1185L-L23PHI: 1972-4-75AA--
    -Butch Harris1B6-0185R-R22CIN: 1976-23-547AA--
    -Craig HendricksonSS5-11175R-R20CAL: 1976-3-54A+--
    -Paul HerringOF6-0175R-R21CIN: 1976-15-359AAA--
    -Mark HopperSS5-10150R-R25CIN: 1975-12-286A+--
    -Paul HouseholderOF6-0180B-R19CIN: 1976-2-47MLB--
    -Jack HudsonC6-3190R-R22CIN: 1977-5-128AAA--
    -Patrick IngrahamOF6-3170R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Larry JacksonP6-7198R-R18CIN: 1977-13-336A+--
    -Richard JendraSS-2B5-11170R-R21CIN: 1978-24-590A+--
    -Larry JensenP6-6205R-R24CIN: 1977-23-585A+--
    -Mark KingP6-1195R-R20CIN: 1976-1-23A+--
    -Tom KotchmanOF6-1180R-R23CIN: 1974-8-144A+--
    -Charlie LeibrandtP6-3200R-L21CIN: 1978-9-225MLB--
    -Richard LombardoP5-11170L-L22CIN: 1977-15-388AA--
    -Robert MayerP6-0180B-L23CIN: 1976-13-311AA--
    -Thomas McClendon2B-3B5-9168R-R22CIN: 1976-3-72A+--
    -Eddie MilnerOF5-11173L-L23CIN: 1976-21-503MLB--
    -Charlie MooreP6-1172R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Tony MorettoOF6-2195L-R21CIN: 1975-1-22AA--
    -Stacy MorrowP-OF6-2180L-L23Not draftedA+--
    -Frank NewcomerP6-2165R-L24BOS: 1975-13-303AA--
    -Joe PriceP6-4210R-L21CIN: 1977-4-102MLB--
    -Garry Pyka2B5-11165R-R23MIL: 1976-12-268AA--
    -Dan SarrettC6-0185R-R20CIN: 1978-5-118AA--
    -Ronnie StrykerP6-2184R-R19CIN: 1976-10-239A+--
    -Alfred WelchOF5-11170R-R20CIN: 1976-11-263A+--

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