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1978 OAKLAND ATHLETICS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Oakland,CA
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   6th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jack McKeon, Bobby Winkles
General Manager:   Charlie Finley
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance:  526,999
Playoffs:  -

Oakland Athletics affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rico Carty (38)
Youngest Player:  Tim Conroy (18)
Longest Tenure:  Billy North (6)
Top Hitter:  Rico Carty (24)
Top Pitcher:  Matt Keough (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Morgan (#4)

Roster Continuity:  47.51%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
24Dave Revering+1b92251971-7-166MLB152521491412131646012655052412.271.303.415718.319216553399704.8.275
6Mitchell Page+of47261973-3-72MLB1475166214725717702319539546427.285.355.459814.364237579401875.8.320
3Mario Guerrero+ss5928UDFA: 1968MLB143505271391843380515356217313.275.302.345647.293174546404553.7.289
7Mike Edwards+2b64251974-7-155MLB1424144811316212327211632201407.273.303.329632.290136446343413.3.294
16Taylor Duncan+3b-251971-1-10MLB104319258215223712193800735.257.296.335632.288107348254343.6.284
10Wayne Gross+3b-261973-9-215MLB118285185710272302406352413.200.308.323631.29592335238303.4.231
9Joe Wallis+of-261973-6-136MLB85279286616162614264201422.237.300.366665.303102311225334.0.258
18Jim Essian+c7527UDFA: 1970MLB1262782162913262144220115312.223.326.295621.29482340247303.3.230
5Jeff Newman+c-1b-291970-26-601MLB10526825647193203184012314.239.288.373661.299100291215293.7.250
19Miguel Dilone+of6623UDFA: 1972MLB13525834598011450232330101002.229.294.271566.26770292234212.5.256
11Tony Armas+cf-of-24UDFA: 1971MLB9123917516121312106222615.213.250.272522.23765258202101.4.278
4,14Glenn Burke+of-251972-17-401MLB78200194761114158102601617.235.270.290560.25658217175132.0.264
37Gary Alexander+c46251972-2-36MLB58174183661102203226612119.207.298.425723.32474199152173.0.263
13,32Dell Alston+of-25UDFA: 1973MLB581731736201101110102100411.208.250.237487.2284118815371.3.230
12Gary Thomasson+of-1b-261969-7-160MLB4715417314151641154402203.201.272.338610.27652171129122.6.248
20,23Rico Carty+of2438UDFA: 1960MLB41141193951113100211602018.277.368.560928.40879163111307.3.243
11Willie Horton+of-35UDFA: 1962MLB321021132803190191502101.314.369.480850.3774911273197.1.345
8Rob Picciolo+ss-2b-251975-1-4MLB7893162110271121300302.226.242.301543.24728987861.9.244
25,48Bruce Robinson+c-241975-1-21MLB28845213108003800102.250.276.310585.26726886673.0.276
31Steve Staggs+2b-271971-2-33MLB47781019220023191700000.244.392.321712.341259762114.9.311
36Dwayne Murphy+of-231973-15-359MLB6052151020050171400120.192.279.231509.24412624631.7.250
4Billy North+of-301969-12-278MLB245251140053291322111.212.344.288632.29115654663.2.275
26,44Tito Fuentes+2b-34UDFA: 1962MLB1343561002001600100.140.159.163322.150745380-0.2.162
25Tim Hosley+c-31UDFA: 1967MLB1323172003001610000.304.360.391751.3459251635.7.412
9,21Mike Adams+of-2b-291967-1-2MLB1515531001007200000.200.455.267721.3684221237.0.231
20Larry Murray+of-251971-5-113MLB1112110000003200000.083.267.083350.2021151100.5.100
17Marty Perez+ss-2b-31UDFA: 1964MLB1612100000000500100.000.000.0000.00001313--.000
14Jerry Tabb+1b-261973-1-16MLB129010001002501000.111.273.111384.16211180-0.9.250
25,44Darrell Woodard+2b-211974-12-284MLB3391000000341100000.000.100.000100.07101013-2-3.5.000
26Scott Meyer+c-201978-5-108MLB89111000000400000.111.111.222333.1462980-0.8.200
17Mark Budaska+of-25UDFA: 1973MLB44011000001200000.250.400.500900.40425318.0.500
22Rick Langford+p-261972-36-733MLB400200000000000000.000.000.0000.000000--.000
Totals: (32 players)1625321532130420031100492144117433800253310827106.245.303.351654--1866591443755753.6.271

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
27Matt Keough+23221973-7-167MLB8153.2432326000197.11789071985108124 31.338.120.413.884.930.79.2721.16
38John Henry Johnson+51211974-15-353MLB11103.3933307210186.0164817018829150 01.327.940.873.974.400.90.2520.52
22Rick Langford+55261972-36-733MLB7133.4337244250175.2169776715569223 01.288.660.772.874.710.61.2740.88
40Pete Broberg+67281971-1-1MLB10124.6235262040165.21741018516659413 01.449.450.873.535.110.69.2940.86
28Steve Renko+-331965-24-461MLB6124.2927253120151.0152777210678912 11.459.060.603.995.300.75.2990.75
60Dave Heaverlo+41271973-1-23MLB363.25690004010130.0141564711417113 11.409.760.762.844.920.58.3101.11
34Bob Lacey+53241972-10-140MLB893.0174000255119.2126524010356031 01.359.480.752.634.510.58.2931.46
33Elias Sosa+3528UDFA: 1968MLB822.64680004414109.010637325446141 31.388.750.413.635.040.72.3011.30
38Alan Wirth+-211974-3-67MLB563.431614210081.17239316343143 11.307.970.663.763.431.10.2650.97
16,17Mike Norris+-231973-1-24MLB055.51145101049.04635302353613 01.658.450.376.436.610.97.2991.38
54Steve McCatty+-24UDFA: 1973MLB004.5090005020.0261410191010 01.7511.700.454.054.500.90.3420.71
15Joe Coleman+75311965-1-3MLB301.37100006019.2123315400 00.865.490.462.291.831.25--1.17
15Mike Morgan+-181978-1-4MLB037.3033100012.119121018000 02.1913.860.735.840.00--.3600.67
23,49Craig Minetto+-241973-3-60MLB003.7541003012.01310517312 01.679.750.755.252.252.33.2860.48
37Tim Conroy+-181978-1-20MLB007.712200004.236409011 02.575.790.0017.360.00--.1870.88
Totals: (32 players)69933.62162162266136291,433140169057710058275037--91.218.800.673.654.710.78.289 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim EssianC119431781012.9810.00 
Jeff NewmanC612222783.9690.00 
Bruce RobinsonC281501662.9650.00 
Scott MeyerC7110001.0000.00 
Tim HosleyC622310.9620.00 
Gary AlexanderC10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave Revering1B13810131101398.9890.00 
Jeff Newman1B3617714417.9790.00 
Wayne Gross1B1548023.9600.00 
Dell Alston1B9200021.0000.00 
Gary Thomasson1B522310.9620.00 
Jim Essian1B3201021.0000.00 
Jerry Tabb1B230001.0000.00 
Gary Alexander1B10000.0000.00 
Glenn Burke1B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Edwards2B1332283092071.9640.00 
Steve Staggs2B405665310.9760.00 
Rob Picciolo2B19202522.9570.00 
Darrell Woodard2B14131413.9640.00 
Tito Fuentes2B13171724.9440.00 
Taylor Duncan2B1198021.0000.00 
Mike Adams2B674021.0000.00 
Jim Essian2B110001.0000.00 
Marty Perez2B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Wayne Gross3B106721502022.9170.00 
Taylor Duncan3B846311994.9530.00 
Rob Picciolo3B1332001.0000.00 
Marty Perez3B1129011.0000.00 
Mike Adams3B302001.0000.00 
Miguel Dilone3B31120.5000.00 
Steve Staggs3B212001.0000.00 
Darrell Woodard3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mario GuerreroSS1422583302667.9580.00 
Rob PiccioloSS415163517.9580.00 
Mike EdwardsSS95921.8750.00 
Marty PerezSS31310.8000.00 
Steve StaggsSS221001.0000.00 
Taylor DuncanSS111001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mitchell PageOF114211460.9730.00 
Miguel DiloneOF99195331.9850.00 
Tony ArmasOF85214320.9910.00 
Joe WallisOF80187745.9800.00 
Glenn BurkeOF67152120.9870.00 
Dell AlstonOF5086040.9560.00 
Dwayne MurphyOF45491011.0000.00 
Gary ThomassonOF4489430.9690.00 
Billy NorthOF17311001.0000.00 
Gary AlexanderOF6160001.0000.00 
Larry MurrayOF660001.0000.00 
Mark BudaskaOF21010.5000.00 
Willie HortonOF11020.3330.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob LaceyP7411982731.9212.64 
Dave HeaverloP69130930031.0002.70 
Elias SosaP68109915011.0001.98 
Rick LangfordP371752723021.0002.57 
Pete BrobergP35165828011.0001.96 
John Henry JohnsonP3318681640.8571.16 
Matt KeoughP32197213122.9632.37 
Steve RenkoP2715152213.9641.61 
Alan WirthP168129021.0001.22 
Mike NorrisP14495520.8331.84 
Joe ColemanP101924001.0002.81 
Steve McCattyP9202110.7501.35 
Craig MinettoP41221001.0002.25 
Mike MorganP31214011.0003.72 
Tim ConroyP240010.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary AlexanderDH45.0000.00 
Rico CartyDH41.0000.00 
Mitchell PageDH33.0000.00 
Willie HortonDH27.0000.00 
Miguel DiloneDH11.0000.00 
Taylor DuncanDH7.0000.00 
Dwayne MurphyDH5.0000.00 
Mike EdwardsDH4.0000.00 
Mike AdamsDH3.0000.00 
Dell AlstonDH3.0000.00 
Tony ArmasDH3.0000.00 
Dave ReveringDH3.0000.00 
Glenn BurkeDH2.0000.00 
Jeff NewmanDH2.0000.00 
Steve StaggsDH2.0000.00 
Jerry TabbDH2.0000.00 
Jim EssianDH1.0000.00 
Tim HosleyDH1.0000.00 
Joe WallisDH1.0000.00 
Darrell WoodardDH1.0000.00 


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