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1978 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  89-73   .549
Result:   3rd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Joe Altobelli
General Manager:   Spec Richardson
Stadium:  Candlestick Park
Attendance:  1,740,477
Playoffs: Season in progress

San Francisco Giants affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie McCovey (40)
Youngest Player:  Jack Clark (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Barr (8)
Top Hitter:  Jack Clark (5)
Top Pitcher:  Vida Blue (3)
Top Draft Pick:  Bob Cummings (#7)

Roster Continuity:  78.58%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers9567.586--
Cincinnati9269.5712.5
SF Giants8973.5496.0
San Diego8478.51911.0
Houston7488.45721.0
Atlanta6993.42626.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
22Jack Clarkof-1b5221973-13-294MLB15659290181468259815115072383915.306.358.53710003186574491237.4.310
41Darrell Evans3b-1b15311967-3-55MLB15954782133242207845105640126105.243.360.4040221668440955.8.239
45Terry Whitfieldof53251971-1-19MLB1494887014120210325113369251739.289.335.4000195543387664.6.318
31Larry Herndonof50241971-3-54MLB1514715212215913213835711213112.259.311.3350158521383503.5.302
18Bill Madlock3b86271970-5-97MLB1224477613826315441654839311926.309.378.4810215509331927.5.311
2Marc Hillc-261970-10-227MLB1173582087151336124539182012.243.329.3160113406287393.7.266
44Willie McCovey1b-40UDFA: 1955MLB10835132801921264103657080212.228.298.3960139389285434.1.239
15Mike Ivie1b-251970-1-1MLB1173183498143115530274526236.308.363.4750151352231596.9.328
10Johnnie LeMasterss59241973-1-6MLB1012722364183114662145111404.235.293.335091308232283.2.279
16Roger Metzgerss90301969-1-16MLB7523517616101781121700714.260.294.294069255187233.3.279
9Hector Cruzof-3b-251998-11-343MLB7919719448162402213912106.223.301.365072220162213.5.250
21Rob Andrews2b-251970-10-240MLB7917721393311151201801502.220.299.288051202146183.3.241
36Jim Dwyerof-281971-1-1MLB7317322399252260282903341.225.327.387067208142275.2.238
3Mike Sadekc-321967-5-83MLB401091526302910101102102.239.303.32103512086113.6.250
20Vic Harris2b-of-281970-1-9MLB531008154011100112401320.150.230.2200221169041.1.182
30John Tamargoc-261973-6-132MLB369262241181118705211.239.360.33703111375145.0.247
14Vida Bluep-281967-2-27MLB357986101200165110500.076.240.12701010178-3-0.9.185
39Bob Knepperp-241972-2-43MLB36792520050063500822.063.126.089079586-6-1.9.109
26John Montefuscop-28UDFA: 1973MLB37702410001053210902.057.132.071058577-6-2.0.105
28Ed Halickip-271972-24-564MLB29662900030001810801.136.149.136097566-2-1.0.187
33Jim Barrp-301970-6-123MLB3450150002000800500.100.100.100055550-2-1.3.119
34Tom Heintzelman2b-3b-311968-7-151MLB2735281026002500000.229.270.429015372754.6.214
36Skip James1b-28UDFA: 1978MLB4121521003104500102.095.240.1430326220-0.1.125
46Gary Lavellep-291967-20-396MLB6715110000000800100.067.067.067011615-2-3.1.143
17Randy Moffittp-291970-1-18MLB707010000001100100.143.250.143019700.8.167
49Charlie Williamsp-301968-7-133MLB255100000000100000.000.000.0000055--.000
47Lynn McGlothenp-281968-3-60MLB53000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
35Art Gardnerof-251971-2-36MLB73200000010200000.000.000.0000034-1-5.5.000
40John Curtisp-301968-1-10MLB462000000000100100.000.000.0000033--.000
38Greg Mintonp-261970-3-55MLB111000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
25Philip Nastup-23UDFA: 1977MLB31000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (31 players)16253646131331240411175768754554814177512740104.248.318.3746922004610243586894.3.271

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
39Bob Knepper4241972-2-43MLB17112.63363516610260.021885761085147601.177.550.352.945.090.58.2611.12
14Vida Blue3281967-2-27MLB18102.7935359400258.023387801270171501.178.130.422.445.970.41.2890.83
26John Montefusco1728UDFA: 1973MLB1193.8136363000238.22331101012568177431.268.790.942.566.670.38.2930.84
28Ed Halicki13271972-24-564MLB9102.8529289411199.016674631145105131.067.510.502.044.750.43.2440.85
33Jim Barr36301970-6-123MLB8113.5332255221163.0180696473544021.329.940.391.932.430.80.2941.15
46Gary Lavelle37291967-20-396MLB13103.3267000391497.296413634463211.438.850.284.055.810.70.3111.21
17Randy Moffitt39291970-1-18MLB843.3170000381281.279353053352301.378.710.553.645.730.63.2971.05
40John Curtis-301968-1-10MLB433.714600022163.060312612938601.418.570.144.145.430.76.3111.04
49Charlie Williams-301968-7-133MLB135.44251009048.060312952822301.8311.250.945.254.131.27.3351.09
38Greg Minton-261970-3-55MLB018.04110003015.2221414386001.9112.641.724.603.451.33.3391.50
47Lynn McGlothen-281968-3-60MLB004.9751000012.21597049201.5010.660.002.846.390.44--0.87
25Philip Nastu-23UDFA: 1977MLB015.633100208.0855125001.259.001.132.255.630.40.2802.60
37Ed Plank-261973-10-222MLB004.055000306.2633121001.208.101.352.701.352.00.2502.20
34,42Terry Cornutt-251972-1-17MLB000.001000003.0100000000.333.000.000.000.00--.1000.80
Totals: (31 players)89733.301621624216120291,45513775945341174538403291.308.520.522.805.200.54.282 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Marc HillC1165865693.9860.00 
Mike SadekC371821552.9750.00 
John TamargoC31157964.9650.00 
Dennis LittlejohnC20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Willie McCovey1B97721441049.9870.00 
Mike Ivie1B7655018333.9950.00 
Jim Dwyer1B291298113.9930.00 
Skip James1B27586051.0000.00 
Bill Madlock1B3111011.0000.00 
Tom Heintzelman1B210001.0000.00 
Marc Hill1B260001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bill Madlock2B1142232991448.9740.00 
Rob Andrews2B62120131623.9770.00 
Vic Harris2B101419041.0000.00 
Tom Heintzelman2B5310011.0000.00 
Johnnie LeMaster2B201001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Darrell Evans3B1551473482525.9520.00 
Hector Cruz3B14313001.0000.00 
Tom Heintzelman3B319001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnnie LeMasterSS961352601440.9660.00 
Roger MetzgerSS74112184830.9740.00 
Vic HarrisSS22183944.9340.00 
Rob AndrewsSS134001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jack ClarkOF1523201665.9820.00 
Larry HerndonOF1493693100.9740.00 
Terry WhitfieldOF140249732.9880.00 
Hector CruzOF5382523.9780.00 
Jim DwyerOF3668611.9870.00 
Mike IvieOF2229020.9350.00 
Vic HarrisOF68010.8890.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Randy MoffittP70813710.9091.11 
Gary LavelleP679721921.9131.94 
John CurtisP46636921.8822.14 
Bob KnepperP36260433031.0001.28 
John MontefuscoP3623882822.9471.36 
Vida BlueP352581229041.0001.43 
Jim BarrP3216373541.9132.32 
Ed HalickiP29199132251.8751.58 
Charlie WilliamsP254828001.0001.88 
Greg MintonP111522011.0002.37 
Lynn McGlothenP51202001.0001.48 
Ed PlankP560000.0000.00 
Philip NastuP3810001.0001.13 
Terry CornuttP130000.0000.00 


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