1978 Seattle Mariners season

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1978 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Danny Kaye
Manager(s) Darrell Johnson
Local television KING-TV 5
Local radio KVI 570 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Ken Wilson
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The 1978 Seattle Mariners season was the second in franchise history. The Mariners ended the season by finishing 7th in the American League West with a record of 56 wins and 104 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • October 1, 1978: Kevin Pasley hit a home run in the last at bat of his career.[3]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 92 70 -- .568
Texas Rangers 87 75 5 .537
California Angels 87 75 5 .537
Minnesota Twins 73 89 19 .451
Chicago White Sox 71 90 20.5 .441
Oakland Athletics 69 93 23 .426
Seattle Mariners 56 104 35 .350

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1978 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Stinson, BobBob Stinson 124 364 94 .258 11 55
1B Meyer, DanDan Meyer 123 444 101 .227 8 56
2B Cruz, JulioJulio Cruz 147 550 129 .235 1 25
LF Bochte, BruceBruce Bochte 140 486 128 .263 11 51
CF Jones, RuppertRuppert Jones 129 472 111 .235 6 46

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Milbourne, LarryLarry Milbourne 93 234 53 .254 2 20
Hale, JohnJohn Hale 107 211 36 .171 4 22
Bernhardt, JuanJuan Bernhardt 54 165 38 .230 2 12
Braun, SteveSteve Braun 32 74 17 .230 3 15
Pasley, KevinKevin Pasley 25 54 13 .241 1 5
Báez, JoséJosé Báez 23 50 8 .160 0 2
Beamon, CharlieCharlie Beamon 10 11 2 .182 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mitchell, PaulPaul Mitchell 29 168 8 14 4.18 75
Abbott, GlennGlenn Abbott 29 155.1 7 15 5.27 67
Colborn, JimJim Colborn 20 114.1 3 10 5.35 26

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jones, RickRick Jones 3 12.1 0 2 5.84 11

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Todd, JimJim Todd 49 3 4 3 3.88 37
Montague, JohnJohn Montague 19 1 3 2 3.88 37
Burke, SteveSteve Burke 18 0 1 0 3.49 16
Brown, TomTom Brown 6 0 0 0 4.15 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Jose Missions Pacific Coast League Rene Lachemann
A Stockton Mariners California League Bobby Floyd
Short-Season A Bellingham Mariners Northwest League Bob Didier

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bob Galasso page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mike Kekich page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats18.shtml
  4. ^ Vance McHenry page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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