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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
9,21Mike AdamsOF-2BMLB5-9180RightRight7/24/194829Cincinnati,Ohio196712DET

37Gary AlexanderCMLB6-2200RightRight3/27/195325Los Angeles,California1972236SFN
13,32Dell AlstonOFMLB6-0180LeftRight9/22/195225Valhalla,New York1973UDFA NYA
11Tony ArmasCF-OFMLB6-1224RightRight7/12/195324Anzoategui,Venezuela1971UDFA PIT
40Pete BrobergPMLB6-3205RightRight3/2/195028West Palm Beach,Florida197111WS2
17Mark BudaskaOFMLB6-0180BothLeft12/27/195225Sharon,Pennsylvania1973UDFA OAK
4,14Glenn BurkeOFMLB6-0195RightRight11/16/195225Oakland,California197217401LAN
20,23Rico CartyOFMLB6-3200RightRight9/1/193938San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1960UDFA MLB
15Joe ColemanPMLB6-3195RightRight2/3/194731Boston,Massachusetts196513WS2
37Tim ConroyPMLB5-11185LeftLeft4/3/196018McKeesport,Pennsylvania1978120OAK
19Miguel DiloneOFMLB6-0160BothRight11/1/195423Santiago,Dominican Republic1972UDFA PIT
16Taylor Duncan3BMLB6-0170RightRight5/12/195325Memphis,Tennessee1971110ATL
7Mike Edwards2BMLB5-10154RightRight8/27/195225Fort Lewis,Washington19747155PIT
18Jim EssianCMLB6-2195RightRight1/2/195127Detroit,Michigan1970UDFA PHI
26,44Tito Fuentes2BMLB5-11175BothRight1/4/194434Havana,Cuba1962UDFA SFN
10Wayne Gross3BMLB6-2210LeftRight1/14/195226Riverside,California19739215OAK
3Mario GuerreroSSMLB5-10155RightRight9/28/194928Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1968UDFA NYA
60Dave HeaverloPMLB6-1210RightRight8/25/195027Ellensburg,Washington1973123SFN
11Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209RightRight10/18/194235Arno,Virginia1962UDFA DET
25Tim HosleyCMLB5-10195RightRight5/10/194731Spartanburg,South Carolina1967UDFA DET
38John Henry JohnsonPMLB6-2190LeftLeft8/21/195621Houston,Texas197415353SFN
27Matt KeoughPMLB6-3190RightRight7/3/195522Pomona,California19737167OAK
34Bob LaceyPMLB6-5200RightLeft8/25/195324Mesa,Arizona197210140OAK
22Rick LangfordPMLB6-0180RightRight3/20/195226Farmville,Virginia197236733CLE
54Steve McCattyPMLB6-3205RightRight3/20/195424Detroit,Michigan1973UDFA OAK
26Scott MeyerCMLB6-1195RightRight8/19/195720Evergreen Park,Illinois19785108OAK
23,49Craig MinettoPMLB6-0185LeftLeft4/25/195424Stockton,California1973360LAN
15Mike MorganPMLB6-2220RightRight10/8/195918Tulare,California197814OAK
36Dwayne MurphyOFMLB6-1185LeftRight3/19/195523Merced,California197315359OAK
20Larry MurrayOFMLB5-11179BothRight4/1/195325Chicago,Illinois19715113NYA
5Jeff NewmanC-1BMLB6-2218RightRight9/11/194829Fort Worth,Texas197026601CLE
16,17Mike NorrisPMLB6-2175RightRight3/19/195523San Francisco,California1973124OAK
4Billy NorthOFMLB5-11185BothRight5/15/194830Seattle,Washington196912278CHN
6Mitchell PageOFMLB6-2205LeftRight10/15/195126Los Angeles,California1973372PIT
17Marty PerezSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight2/28/194731Visalia,California1964UDFA ANA
8Rob PiccioloSS-2BMLB6-2185RightRight2/4/195325Santa Monica,California197514OAK
28Steve RenkoPMLB6-5230RightRight12/10/194433Kansas City,Kansas196524461NYN
24Dave Revering1BMLB6-4210LeftRight2/12/195325Roseville,California19717166CIN
25,48Bruce RobinsonCMLB6-1185LeftRight4/16/195424La Jolla,California1975121OAK
33Elias SosaPMLB6-2190RightRight6/10/195028La Vega,Dominican Republic1968UDFA SFN
31Steve Staggs2BMLB5-9150RightRight5/6/195127Anchorage,Alaska1971233KCA
14Jerry Tabb1BMLB6-2195LeftRight3/17/195226Altus,Oklahoma1973116CHN
12Gary ThomassonOF-1BMLB6-1180LeftLeft7/29/195126San Diego,California19697160SFN
9Joe WallisOFMLB5-10195BothRight1/9/195226East St. Louis,Illinois19736136CHN
38Alan WirthPMLB6-4190RightRight12/8/195621Mesa,Arizona1974367SFN
25,44Darrell Woodard2BMLB5-11160RightRight12/10/195621Wilmar,Arkansas197412284OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Larry BaerBroadcaster 
Charlie FinleyGeneral Manager 
Curt FloodBroadcaster 
Bud FosterBroadcaster 
Bobby HofmanAssistant Coach 
Bob KozbergBroadcaster 
Jack McKeonManager 
Monte MooreBroadcaster 
Jim PetersonBroadcaster 
Red SchoendienstAssistant Coach 
Lee StangePitching Coach 
Wayne WalkerBroadcaster 
Bobby WinklesManager 


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