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1978 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Philadelphia,PA
Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Danny Ozark
General Manager:   Paul Owens
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Attendance:  2,583,389
Playoffs:  Lost NLCS (Dodgers)

Philadelphia Phillies affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Kaat (39)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Saucier (21)
Longest Tenure:  Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski (9)
Top Hitter:  Greg Luzinski (4)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Carlton (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Rip Rollins (#23)

Roster Continuity:  88.82%
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9072.556--
Pittsburgh8873.5471.5
Chi Cubs7983.48811.0
Montreal7686.46914.0
St. Louis6993.42621.0
NY Mets6696.40724.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Dan BoitanoPMLB6-0185RightRight3/22/195325Sacramento,California1973244MTL

8Bob BooneCMLB6-2207RightRight11/19/194730San Diego,California19696124PHI
10Larry BowaSSMLB5-10155BothRight12/6/194532Sacramento,California1965UDFA PHI
40Warren BrusstarPMLB6-3200RightRight2/2/195226Oakland,California1974467PHI
1Jose CardenalOFMLB5-10150RightRight10/7/194334Matanza,Cuba1961UDFA SF
32Steve CarltonPMLB6-5210LeftLeft12/22/194433Miami,Florida1963UDFA STL
38Larry ChristensonPMLB6-4215RightRight11/10/195324Everett,Washington197213PHI
16,48Todd CruzSS-3BMLB6-0175RightRight11/23/195522Highland Park,Michigan1973226PHI
26Kerry DineenOFMLB5-11165LeftLeft7/1/195225Englewood,New Jersey1973485NYY
49Rawly EastwickPMLB6-3180RightRight10/24/195027Camden,New Jersey1969362CIN
9Barry FooteCMLB6-3210RightRight2/16/195226Smithfield,North Carolina197013MTL
26Gene GarberPMLB5-10175RightRight11/13/194730Lancaster,Pennsylvania196520382PIT
17Orlando Gonzalez1B-OFMLB6-2180LeftLeft11/15/195126Havana,Cuba197418408CLE
14Bud HarrelsonSSMLB5-11160BothRight6/6/194434Niles,California1963UDFA NYM
18Richie Hebner3B-1BMLB6-1200LeftRight11/26/194730Boston,Massachusetts1966115PIT
15Davey Johnson2BMLB6-1182RightRight1/30/194335Orlando,Florida1962UDFA BAL
21Jay JohnstoneOFMLB6-1175LeftRight11/20/194532Manchester,Connecticut1963UDFA CAL
39Jim KaatPMLB6-4217LeftLeft11/7/193839Zeeland,Michigan1957UDFA Wa1
48Dan LarsonPMLB6-0180RightRight7/4/195423Los Angeles,California1972121STL
47Randy LerchPMLB6-5190LeftLeft10/9/195423Sacramento,California19738170PHI
41Jim LonborgPMLB6-5210RightRight4/16/194236Santa Maria,California1964UDFA BOS
19Greg LuzinskiOFMLB6-1225RightRight11/22/195027Chicago,Illinois1968111PHI
24Pete Mackanin2B-SSMLB6-2190RightRight8/1/195126Chicago,Illinois1969471Wa2
31Garry MaddoxOFMLB6-3184RightRight9/1/194928Cincinnati,Ohio1968238SF
25Jerry MartinOFMLB6-1195RightRight5/11/194929Columbia,South Carolina1971UDFA PHI
21,22Bake McBrideOFMLB6-2190LeftRight2/3/194929Fulton,Missouri197037802STL
11Tim McCarverCMLB6-1195LeftRight10/16/194136Memphis,Tennessee1959UDFA STL
45Tug McGrawPMLB6-0185RightLeft8/30/194433Martinez,California1964UDFA NYM
34Keith MorelandOF-3BMLB6-0200RightRight5/2/195424Dallas,Texas19757156PHI
16Jim Morrison3B-2BMLB5-11186RightRight9/23/195225Pensacola,Florida1974599PHI
35Horacio PinaPMLB6-2177RightRight3/12/194533Coahuila,Mexico1967UDFA CLE
42Ron ReedPMLB6-6215RightRight11/2/194235LaPorte,Indiana1965UDFA ATL
44Dick RuthvenPMLB6-3190RightRight3/27/195127Sacramento,California197311PHI
33Kevin SaucierPMLB6-1196RightLeft8/9/195621Pensacola,Florida1974227PHI
20Mike Schmidt3BMLB6-2203RightRight9/27/194928Dayton,Ohio1971230PHI
6Ted Sizemore2BMLB5-10165RightRight4/15/194533Gadsden,Alabama196615299LAD
27Lonnie SmithLF-OFMLB5-9170RightRight12/22/195522Chicago,Illinois197413PHI
Team PersonnelPosition 
Francisco AcevedoScout 
Ruben AmaroScout 
Richie AshburnBroadcaster 
Carroll BeringerBullpen Coach 
Eddie BockmanScout 
Billy DeMarsThird Base Coach 
Harry KalasBroadcaster 
Dick LawlorScout 
Andy MusserBroadcaster 
Paul OwensGeneral Manager 
Danny OzarkManager 
Gust PoulosScout 
Ray RippelmeyerPitching Coach 
Andy SeminickScout 
Tony TaylorHitting Coach 
Chris WheelerBroadcaster 
Bobby WineFirst Base Coach 


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