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1978 Springfield Redbirds (AAA)

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Parent Organization: St. Louis Cardinals
W-L Record: 70-66 .515
Rank: 3rd in American Association East
Run Differential: 723-696 + 27
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
Location: Springfield, Missouri
Ballpark: Lanphier Park
Attendance: 110,301 7/8
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Terry Kennedy (#6), Joe Edelen (#12), Frank Riccelli (#18), Rob Dressler (#19)
American Association East 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 Springfield Redbirds season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Al AutryP6-5225R-R26KCA: 1969-4-95MLB--
    -Benny AyalaOF6-1185R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Jose Baez2B5-8160R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    -Earl BassP6-1175R-R25LAN: 1975-3-68AAA--
    -Dave BialasOF6-1189R-R24SLN: 1972-4-93AAA--
    -Tom BrunoP6-5210R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike Calise3B6-1200R-R21SLN: 1976-24-561AAA--
    -Manny Castillo3B5-9160B-R21Not draftedMLB--
    -Bob ColuccioOF5-11183R-R26SE1: 1969-17-405MLB--
    -William DavesOF6-2195R-R24BOS: 1973-2-42AAA--
    -Rob DresslerP6-3180R-R24SFN: 1972-1-19MLB--
    -Joe EdelenP6-0165R-R22SLN: 1973-1-12MLB--
    -Ronnie FarkasIF6-0180R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -George FrazierP6-5205R-R23MIL: 1976-9-196MLB--
    -Nelson GarciaOF6-1143B-R27Not draftedAAA--
    -Tom Herr2B6-0185B-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank HunsakerC6-3225R-R23SLN: 1976-29-644AAA--
    -Dane Iorg1B-OF6-0180L-R28PHI: 1971-1-22MLB--
    -Terry KennedyC6-4230L-R22SLN: 1977-1-6MLB--
    -Ryan KurosakiP5-10160R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim LentineOF6-0175R-R23SLN: 1975-12-280MLB--
    -Aurelio LopezP6-0220R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Silvio MartinezP5-10170R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Nyls NymanOF6-0170L-R24CHA: 1972-16-372MLB--
    -Dan O'BrienP6-4215R-R24SLN: 1976-3-61MLB--
    -Ken Oberkfell3B-2B6-0210L-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Jim OttenP6-2195R-R26CHA: 1973-2-45MLB--
    -Mike PotterOF6-1195R-R27SLN: 1971-6-115MLB--
    -Mike RamseySS-2B6-1170B-R24SLN: 1975-3-64MLB--
    -Frank RiccelliP6-3205L-L25SFN: 1971-1-18MLB--
    -William RothanP6-3170R-R27CAL: 1970-13-305AAA--
    -Ken RudolphC6-1185R-R31CHN: 1965-2-26MLB--
    -John ScottOF6-2165R-R26SDN: 1970-1-2MLB--
    -Ron SelakP6-2170R-R23SLN: 1973-2-36AAA--
    -John TamargoC5-10180B-R26SLN: 1973-6-132MLB--
    -Greg TerleckyP6-3200R-R26SLN: 1970-5-109MLB--
    -Tommy TomsP6-4195R-R26SFN: 1973-6-126MLB--
    -John UrreaP6-3205R-R23SLN: 1974-1-14MLB--

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