1976 San Diego Padres season Article

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1976 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ray Kroc
General manager(s) Peter Bavasi
Manager(s) John McNamara
Local televisionnone
Local radioKPGP
( Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler)
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The 1976 San Diego Padres season was the 8th season in franchise history.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 102 60 0.630 49–32 53–28
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 0.568 10 49–32 43–38
Houston Astros 80 82 0.494 22 46–36 34–46
San Francisco Giants 74 88 0.457 28 40–41 34–47
San Diego Padres 73 89 0.451 29 42–38 31–51
Atlanta Braves 70 92 0.432 32 34–47 36–45


Record vs. opponents

1976 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 6–6 6–12 7–11 8–10 8–4 4–8 5–7 3–9 10–8 9–9 4–8
Chicago 6–6 3–9 5–7 3–9 11–7 5–13 8–10 8–10 6–6 8–4 12–6
Cincinnati 12–6 9–3 12–6 13–5 9–3 6–6 5–7 8–4 13–5 9–9 6–6
Houston 11–7 7–5 6–12 5–13 10–2 6–6 4–8 2–10 10–8 10–8 9–3
Los Angeles 10–8 9–3 5–13 13–5 10–2 7–5 5–7 9–3 6–12 8–10 10–2
Montreal 4–8 7–11 3–9 2–10 2–10 8–10 3–15 8–10 4–8 7–5 7–11
New York 8–4 13–5 6–6 6–6 5–7 10–8 5–13 10–8 7–5 7–5 9–9
Philadelphia 7-5 10–8 7–5 8–4 7–5 15–3 13–5 8–10 8–4 6–6 12–6
Pittsburgh 9–3 10–8 4–8 10–2 3–9 10–8 8–10 10–8 7–5 9–3 12–6
San Diego 8–10 6–6 5–13 8–10 12–6 8–4 5–7 4–8 5–7 8–10 4–8
San Francisco 9–9 4–8 9–9 8–10 10–8 5–7 5–7 6–6 3–9 10–8 5–7
St. Louis 8–4 6–12 6–6 3–9 2–10 11–7 9–9 6–12 6–12 8–4 7–5


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1976 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Fred Kendall 146 456 112 .246 2 39
1B Mike Ivie 140 405 118 .291 7 70
2B Tito Fuentes 135 520 137 .263 2 36
3B Doug Rader 139 471 121 .257 9 55
SS Enzo Hernández 113 340 87 .256 1 24
LF Jerry Turner 105 281 75 .267 5 37
CF Willie Davis 141 493 132 .268 5 46
RF Dave Winfield 137 492 139 .283 13 69

Other batters

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
Johnny Grubb 109 384 109 .284 5 27
Héctor Torres 74 215 42 .195 4 15
Willie McCovey 71 202 41 .203 7 36
Merv Rettenmund 86 140 32 .229 2 11
Luis Meléndez 72 119 29 .244 0 5
Bob Davis 51 83 17 .205 0 5
Gene Locklear 43 67 15 .224 0 8

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Randy Jones 40 315.1 22 14 2.74 93
Rick Sawyer 13 81.2 5 3 2.53 33
Bill Greif 5 22.1 1 3 8.06 5
Bob Owchinko 2 4.1 0 2 16.62 4

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dave Wehrmeister 7 19.1 0 4 7.45 10

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Butch Metzger 77 11 4 16 2.92 89
Rich Folkers 33 2 3 0 5.28 26
Mike Dupree 12 0 0 0 9.19 5

Award winners

1976 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Roy Hartsfield
AA Amarillo Gold Sox Texas League Bob Miller
A Reno Silver Sox California League Johnny Goryl
A-Short Season Walla Walla Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hawaii, Amarillo, Reno, Walla Walla

Reno affiliation shared with Minnesota Twins [13]

References

  1. ^ Randy Elliott at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1976&t=SDN
  3. ^ Merv Rettenmund at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tom Dettore at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Luis Meléndez at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Diego Seguí at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Bob Owchinko at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Craig Stimac at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Mark Lee at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Broderick Perkins at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Gene Locklear at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Willie McCovey at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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