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1978 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 1st in National League East
Run Differential: 708-586 + 122
Roster Continuity 88.82% 1/26
Manager(s): Danny Ozark
General Manager: Paul Owens
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: Veterans Stadium
Attendance: 2,583,389 2/26
Playoffs: Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
Top Draft Pick: Rip Rollins (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Carroll Beringer
First Base Coach: Bobby Wine
Hitting Coach: Tony Taylor
Pitching Coach: Ray Rippelmeyer
Third Base Coach: Billy DeMars

#1 Draft Picks

Larry Christenson (#3), Lonnie Smith (#3), Barry Foote (#3), Larry Christenson (#3), Greg Luzinski (#11), Richie Hebner (#15), Dan Larson (#21)
National League 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 Philadelphia Phillies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    46Dan BoitanoP6-0185R-R251978MON: 1973-2-44MLB--
    8Bob BooneC6-2207R-R301972PHI: 1969-6-126MLB--
    10Larry BowaSS5-10155B-R321970Not draftedMLB--
    40Warren BrusstarP6-3200R-R261977PHI: 1974-4-67MLB--
    1Jose CardenalOF5-10150R-R341963Not draftedMLB--
    32Steve CarltonP6-5210L-L331965Not draftedMLB--
    38Larry ChristensonP6-4215R-R241973PHI: 1972-1-3MLB--
    16,48Todd CruzSS-3B6-0175R-R221978PHI: 1973-2-26MLB--
    26Kerry DineenOF5-11165L-L251975NYA: 1973-4-85MLB--
    49Rawly EastwickP6-3180R-R271974CIN: 1969-3-62MLB--
    9Barry FooteC6-3210R-R261973MON: 1970-1-3MLB--
    26Gene GarberP5-10175R-R301969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    17Orlando Gonzalez1B-OF6-2180L-L261976CLE: 1974-18-410MLB--
    14Bud HarrelsonSS5-11160B-R341965UDFAMLB--
    18Richie Hebner3B-1B6-1200L-R301968PIT: 1966-1-15MLB--
    15Davey Johnson2B6-1182R-R351965Not draftedMLB--
    21Jay JohnstoneOF6-1175L-R321966Not draftedMLB--
    39Jim KaatP6-4217L-L391959Not draftedMLB--
    48Dan LarsonP6-0180R-R231976SLN: 1972-1-21MLB--
    47Randy LerchP6-5190L-L231975PHI: 1973-8-170MLB--
    41Jim LonborgP6-5210R-R361965Not draftedMLB--
    19Greg LuzinskiOF6-1225R-R271970PHI: 1968-1-11MLB--
    24Pete Mackanin2B-SS6-2190R-R261973WS2: 1969-4-73MLB--
    31Garry MaddoxOF6-3184R-R281972SFN: 1968-2-38MLB--
    25Jerry MartinOF6-1195R-R291974Not draftedMLB--
    21,22Bake McBrideOF6-2190L-R291973SLN: 1970-37-811MLB--
    11Tim McCarverC6-1195L-R361959Not draftedMLB--
    45Tug McGrawP6-0185R-L331965Not draftedMLB--
    34Keith MorelandOF-3B6-0200R-R241978PHI: 1975-7-156MLB--
    16Jim Morrison3B-2B5-11186R-R251977PHI: 1974-5-99MLB--
    35Horacio PinaP6-2177R-R331968Not draftedMLB--
    42Ron ReedP6-6215R-R351966Not draftedMLB--
    44Dick RuthvenP6-3190R-R271973PHI: 1973-1-1MLB--
    33Kevin SaucierP6-1196R-L211978PHI: 1974-2-27MLB--
    20Mike Schmidt3B6-2203R-R281972PHI: 1971-2-30MLB--
    6Ted Sizemore2B5-10165R-R331969LAN: 1966-15-299MLB--
    27Lonnie SmithLF-OF5-9170R-R221978PHI: 1974-1-3MLB--

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