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1978 San Diego PadresNational League (MLB)
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Gene Richards played for the 1978 San Diego Padres
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknamePadres
LocationSan Diego,California
Record84-78 (4th in National League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank14th
ManagerRoger CraigGeneral ManagerBob Fontaine
CoachesRoger Craig (Pitching Coach), Chuck Estrada (Pitching Coach), Billy Herman (Hitting Coach), Doug Rader (Assistant Coach), Phil Roof (Assistant Coach), Whitey Wietelmann (Assistant Coach), Don Williams (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAndy Hawkins (#5)
Minor League AffiliatesHawaii Islanders (AAA) 56-82 ... Amarillo Gold Sox (AA) 44-89 ... Reno Silver Sox (A+) 62-78 ... Walla Walla Padres (A-) 45-24 ...
Years Available1969-2017

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
1Ozzie SmithssB2315959069152176146401247430283011.258.311.312.62318424668.275.054.181.2887.06.40.90.2590.015.8
1977- 4-  86-SDN
 
31Dave WinfieldofR2615858788181305249721955812052013.308.367.499.86629359649.322.191.305.3788.512.51.53.724.532.6
1973- 1-   4-SDN
 
29Gene RichardsofL241545559017126124453717648042479.308.381.420.80123342629.352.112.263.36110.212.71.30.6138.824.6
1975- 1-   1-SDN
 
6Bill Almon3bR25138405391021920211753374031106.252.308.309.61712521442.307.057.168.2767.516.72.20.00.020.6
1974- 1-   1-SDN
 
18Gene Tenace1b-cR31142401609018416616510198110285.224.392.409.80116438515.256.185.439.36819.619.01.03.125.142.2
1965-20- 399-KC1
 
17Oscar GambleofL2812637546103153747125145605112.275.366.387.75314525437.293.112.245.33811.710.30.91.653.624.3
1968-16- 363-CHN
 
30Derrel Thomasof-2bB271283523680102326116353739232.227.301.293.59410315401.245.066.179.2758.79.21.10.8117.318.8
1969- 1-   1-HOU
 
8,13Fernando Gonzalez2bR28101320278010222944183207534.250.286.313.59910014350.268.063.119.2705.19.11.80.6160.017.5    
2Rick SweetcB258822615508011114272214174.221.306.270.576619259.240.049.155.26210.48.50.80.4226.018.0
1975- 3-  65-SDN
 
20Jerry TurnerofL2410622528639183764213230154.280.348.436.7849818250.296.156.258.3498.412.81.53.228.128.6
1972-10- 217-SDN
 
15Broderick Perkins1bL236221714521412334052902325.240.253.341.5947417227.265.101.143.2622.212.85.80.9108.532.7
1976-15- 341-SDN
 
46Tucker Ashford3b-2bR2375155113811032610143101413.245.301.374.6755814174.280.129.226.3038.117.82.21.751.736.8
1974- 1-   2-SDN
 
25George HendrickofR2836111927403811121600002.243.317.360.677407123.261.117.225.3139.813.01.32.437.025.9
1968- 1-   1-OAK
 
3Dave RobertscR275497721411700122512062.216.309.309.618306112.282.093.216.26710.722.32.10.997.028.6
1972- 1-   1-SDN
 
8Barry Evans3bR21249072411040041000110.267.295.300.59527295.296.033.078.2684.210.52.50.00.08.3
1977- 2-  34-SDN
 
26Don ReynoldsofR2557878222001010151400020.253.363.276.639242102.301.023.207.30114.713.70.90.00.09.1
1975-18- 410-SDN
 
36Gaylord PerrypR39378758200300231013001.092.112.115.227102102.143.023.046.1072.030.415.50.00.025.0    
35Randy JonespR28388261510040023206101.183.200.195.39516191.294.012.037.1822.235.216.00.00.06.7
1972- 5-  97-SDN
 
44Bob OwchinkopL23366331120040022606000.175.200.206.40613271.297.031.063.1892.836.613.00.00.018.2
1976- 1-   5-SDN
 
21Chuck Baker2bR25445881210030021506001.207.233.224.45713166.279.017.052.2133.022.77.50.00.08.3
1975- 2-  43-SDN
 
10Mike Champion2bR23325331202040051301001.226.293.302.59516259.300.076.170.2768.522.02.60.00.016.7
1973- 2-  28-SDN
 
41Eric RasmussenpR2627460700010001008000.152.152.152.3047054.194.000.000.1390.018.50.00.00.00.0
1973-32- 676-SLN
 
7Bob DaviscR261940381002011501013.200.220.225.4459142.229.025.025.1932.411.95.00.00.012.5
1970- 6- 124-SDN
 
32Bob ShirleypR2450404500020041607000.125.205.125.3305051.208.000.100.1687.831.44.00.00.00.0
1976- 1-   8-SDN
 
16John D'AcquistopR264521141004002800000.190.261.238.4995123.308.048.143.2388.734.84.00.00.025.0
1970- 1-  17-SFN
 
14Jim BeswickofB201720210000001700002.050.095.050.1451021.077.000.050.0774.833.37.00.00.00.0
1976- 5- 101-SDN
 
25Jim WilhelmofR251019272004100211100.368.381.474.8559222.389.106.158.3770.09.10.00.00.028.6
1974- 7- 145-SDN
 
34Rollie FingerspR316712020002000302000.167.167.167.3342014.222.000.000.1520.021.40.00.00.00.0    
27Tony CastillocR2158010001000201000.125.125.125.250109.167.000.000.1140.022.20.00.00.00.0
1975- 3-  50-SDN
 
14Dave FreislebenpR26126000000000201000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.028.60.00.00.00.0
1971- 5- 100-SDN
 
42Mark LeepR25565000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1976-13- 293-SDN
 
29Mickey LolichpB37203000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0    
27Mark WileypR3042000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1970- 6- 131-OAK
 
48Dennis KinneypL2671000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970-10- 225-CLE
 
59Steve MurapR2351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1976- 2-  29-SDN
 
48Dan SpillnerpR26170000000001001000.0001.000.0001.000002.000.000.000.70750.00.00.00.00.00.0
1970- 2-  25-SDN
 
24Dave WehrmeisterpR2540000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1973- 1-   3-SDN
 
Batting Totals: (37 players)1625360591134920842755421527053684832114398781.252.321.348.66918663256081.285.348.212.0008.814.01.61.271.524.1 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraft
36Gaylord PerryR39STMLB2162.73373705200260.224196799661544321.188.320.312.285.322.333.31.7782.63  
35Randy JonesL28STMLB13142.88373617200253.026310481664714201.299.360.212.282.531.113.70.4813.09
1972- 5-  97-SDN
44Bob OwchinkoL23STMLB10133.56363334110202.119887801478941311.378.810.623.474.181.213.87.4353.73
1976- 1-   5-SDN
32Bob ShirleyL24S/RMLB8113.6950203020105166.0164756810611023131.368.890.543.315.531.674.07.4213.30
1976- 1-   8-SDN
41Eric RasmussenR26STMLB12104.06272433200146.115472661643591411.359.470.982.643.631.374.43.5454.10
1973-32- 676-SLN
34Rollie FingersR31CLMLB6132.5267067006237107.1843330429722011.067.040.342.436.042.482.77.3162.57  
16John D'AcquistoR26R/CLMLB432.134534200241093.06024222561045111.255.810.195.4210.061.862.32.5712.47
1970- 1-  17-SFN
42Mark LeeR25RelMLB513.28560560021285.0743431236313421.297.840.213.813.280.863.60.8333.50
1976-13- 293-SDN
29Mickey LolichL37RelMLB211.5620218007134.23066011132111.207.790.002.863.371.181.56.6672.87  
14Dave FreislebenR26S/RMLB036.071248002026.2412218315162002.1413.841.015.065.401.077.42.0004.54
1971- 5- 100-SDN
48Dan SpillnerR26RelMLB104.5617017004025.232151327160001.5511.220.702.455.612.295.261.0003.17
1970- 2-  25-SDN
59Steve MuraR23S/RMLB0211.7452300207.21510101551002.7817.611.175.875.871.0011.74.0004.93
1976- 2-  29-SDN
27Mark WileyR30S/RMLB105.8741300107.211651110001.6712.911.171.171.171.007.041.0004.41
1970- 6- 131-OAK
24Dave WehrmeisterR25RelMLB106.1440400207.18551520001.839.821.236.142.450.406.141.0005.86
1973- 1-   3-SDN
48Dennis KinneyL26RelMLB016.4370700407.06553420001.437.713.865.142.570.506.43.0009.30
1970-10- 225-CLE
33Juan EichelbergerR24RelMLB0010.8030300103.14440220101.9410.800.005.405.401.0010.80.0003.19
1975- 1-  19-SDN
Pitching Totals: (16 players)84783.281621622652171415514341385598523744837442820121.308.690.463.034.671.543.75.519

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PRollie Fingers31MLBp67-10714121127.9630.390.24---67100.041.4Fielding by Day
PMark Lee25MLBp56-855221028.9640.480.32---56100.034.6Fielding by Day
PBob Shirley24MLBp50-16663501411.0000.820.25---50100.030.9Fielding by Day
PJohn D'Acquisto26MLBp45-93360091.0000.200.10---45100.027.8Fielding by Day
PGaylord Perry39MLBp37-26013402655.9641.430.20---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PRandy Jones28MLBp37-25315514570.9431.780.26---3897.422.8Fielding by Day
PBob Owchinko23MLBp36-20263003361.0001.000.18---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PEric Rasmussen26MLBp27-14611281140.9751.440.27---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PMickey Lolich37MLBp20-34160071.0000.350.21---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PDan Spillner26MLBp17-25120131.0000.180.12---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PDave Freisleben26MLBp12-2634209.7780.580.27---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PDennis Kinney26MLBp7-7000000.000.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PSteve Mura23MLBp5-701203.3330.200.14---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PMark Wiley30MLBp4-7010011.0000.250.14---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PDave Wehrmeister25MLBp4-7000000.000.00---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PJuan Eichelberger24MLBp3-3100011.0000.330.33---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CRick Sweet25MLBc76--3373363376.9844.870.00302688886.446.9Fielding by Day
CGene Tenace31MLBc-1b71--2764237321.9914.480.004223414250.043.8Fielding by Day
CDave Roberts27MLB3b-c41--1351330151.9803.610.00--35475.925.3Fielding by Day
CBob Davis26MLBc16--4352050.9603.000.00115-1984.29.9Fielding by Day
CTony Castillo21MLBc5--1631020.9503.800.001215100.03.1Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BGene Tenace31MLBc-1b80--66837561710.9938.810.00---14256.349.4Fielding by Day
1BBroderick Perkins23MLB1b59--53841456583.9939.810.00---6295.236.4Fielding by Day
1BGene Richards24MLBof26--21112923232.9618.580.00---15416.916.0Fielding by Day
1BDerrel Thomas27MLB2b-of14--113629121.9838.500.00---12810.98.6Fielding by Day
1BTucker Ashford23MLB3b-2b14--60311164.9844.500.00---7518.78.6Fielding by Day
1BDave Roberts27MLB3b-c8--15100161.0002.000.00---5414.84.9Fielding by Day
1BDave Winfield26MLBrf2--710081.0004.000.00---1581.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BFernando Gonzalez28MLB2b-3b94--190256868454.9824.740.00---10193.158.0Fielding by Day
2BDerrel Thomas27MLB2b-of40--9098625194.9694.700.00---12831.324.7Fielding by Day
2BChuck Baker25MLBss-2b24--374241183.9523.290.00---4454.514.8Fielding by Day
2BMike Champion23MLB2b20--244451273.9323.400.00---3262.512.3Fielding by Day
2BTucker Ashford23MLB3b-2b18--33322967.9703.610.00---7524.011.1Fielding by Day
2BBill Almon25MLBss-3b7--21111233.9704.570.00---1385.14.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBill Almon25MLBss-3b114--722212120314.9332.570.00---13882.670.4Fielding by Day
3BTucker Ashford23MLB3b-2b32--15183236.9171.030.00---7542.719.8Fielding by Day
3BDerrel Thomas27MLB2b-of26--22593484.9643.120.00---12820.316.0Fielding by Day
3BBarry Evans21MLB3b-2b24--13594476.9473.000.00---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
3BMike Champion23MLB2b4--010011.0000.250.00---3212.52.5Fielding by Day
3BGene Tenace31MLBc-1b1--000000.000.00---1420.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSOzzie Smith23MLBss159--2645482598837.9705.110.00---159100.098.1Fielding by Day
SSBill Almon25MLBss-3b15--9231433.9702.130.00---13810.99.3Fielding by Day
SSChuck Baker25MLBss-2b12--5282535.9432.750.00---4427.37.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFDave Winfield26MLBrf154--321771335.9792.130.00---15897.595.1Fielding by Day
OFGene Richards24MLBof124--210880226.9651.760.00---15480.576.5Fielding by Day
OFOscar Gamble28MLBof107--1721243188.9791.720.00---12684.966.0Fielding by Day
OFDerrel Thomas27MLB2b-of77--103511109.9911.400.00---12860.247.5Fielding by Day
OFJerry Turner24MLBof58--9153099.9701.660.00---10654.735.8Fielding by Day
OFGeorge Hendrick28MLBof33--7211074.9862.210.00---3691.720.4Fielding by Day
OFDon Reynolds25MLBof25--2222026.9230.960.00---5743.915.4Fielding by Day
OFJim Wilhelm25MLBof10--900091.0000.900.00---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
OFJim Beswick20MLBof6--800081.0001.330.00---1735.33.7Fielding by Day
OFDave Roberts27MLB3b-c2--000000.000.00---543.71.2Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Ken BraceyScout1937-06-11 41Mason City,Illinois --   P
Dave CampbellBroadcaster1942-01-14 36Manistee,Michigan MLB1964-19771967-1974   2B-3B
Jerry ColemanBroadcaster1924-09-14 53San Jose,California MLB1949-19571949-1957   2B-SS
Roger CraigPitching Coach1930-02-17 48Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   P
Roger CraigManager1930-02-17 48Durham,North Carolina MLB1955-19661955-1966   P
Cliff DittoScout -- --   SCOUT
Chuck EstradaPitching Coach1938-02-15 40San Luis Obispo,California MLB1960-19671960-1967   P
Bob FontaineScout1923-11-14 54San Jose,California --   P
Bob FontaineGeneral Manager1923-11-14 54San Jose,California --   P
Al HeistScout1927-10-05 50Brooklyn,New York MLB1960-19621960-1962   OF
Billy HermanHitting Coach1909-07-07 68New Albany,Indiana MLB1931-19471931-1947   2B
Doug RaderAssistant Coach1944-07-30 33Chicago,Illinois MLB1965-19771967-1977   3B
Phil RoofAssistant Coach1941-03-05 37Paducah,Kentucky MLB1959-19771964-1977   C
Paul WeaverScout -- --   SCOUT
Whitey WietelmannAssistant Coach1919-03-15 59Zanesville,Ohio MLB1939-19471939-1947   SS-2B
Don WilliamsAssistant Coach1937-12-24 40Paragould,Arkansas --   SCOUT