San Diego Padres Managers

Every San Diego Padres Manager in Franchise History

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the San Diego Padres organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

The year leads to the specific American League season in review; the manager(s) name leads to his career statistics; and the roster leads to a list of every player on the team during the year.

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"You never unpack your suitcases in this business." - San Diego Padres Manager (1969-1972) Preston Gomez (1972, San Diego Padres Fire Preston Gomez , Widely Attributed)

San Diego Padres Managers
1969 - 2020

Managers & Finishes| San Diego Padres Encyclopedia

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52
110
.321
6 th
41
18
63
99
.389
6 th
39
18
61
100
.379
6 th
28½
18
4
7
.364
6 th
36½
9
54
88
.380
9
60
102
.370
6 th
39
1
John McNamara
60
102
.370
6 th
42
1
John McNamara
71
91
.438
4 th
37
1
John McNamara
73
89
.451
5 th
29
1
John McNamara
20
28
.417
5 th
29
4
1
0
1.000
1
48
65
.425
38
84
78
.519
4 th
11
38
68
93
.422
5 th
22
2
73
89
.451
6 th
19½
33
41
69
.373
6 th / 6 th
26
23
81
81
.500
4 th
8
23
81
81
.500
4 th
10
23
92
70
.568
1 st
+12
23
83
79
.512
3 rd
12
22
74
88
.457
4 th
22
10
65
97
.401
6 th
25
10
16
30
.348
3 rd
11
15
Jack McKeon
67
48
.583
15
Jack McKeon
89
73
.549
2 nd
3
15
Jack McKeon
37
43
.463
4 th
16
3
Greg Riddoch
38
44
.463
3
Greg Riddoch
84
78
.519
3 rd
10
3
Greg Riddoch
78
72
.520
3 rd
16
8
Jim Riggleman
4
8
.333
8
Jim Riggleman
61
101
.377
7 th
43
8
Jim Riggleman
47
70
.402
7 th
12½
15
70
74
.486
3 rd
8
15
91
71
.562
1 st
+1
15
76
86
.469
4 th
14
15
98
64
.605
1 st
+9½
15
74
88
.457
4 th
26
15
76
86
.469
5 th
21
15
79
83
.488
4 th
13
15
66
96
.407
5 th
32
15
64
98
.395
5 th
36½
15
86
75
.537
3 rd
6
15
82
80
.506
1 st
+5
15
88
74
.543
1 st
+11½
20
89
74
.546
3 rd
20
63
99
.389
5 th
21
20
75
87
.463
4 th
20
20
90
72
.556
2 nd
2
20
71
91
.438
5 th
23
20
76
86
.469
4 th
18
20
76
86
.469
3 rd
16
20
77
85
.475
3 rd
17
20
32
33
.492

4 th

18
10
0
1
.000
9
Pat Murphy
42
54
.438
14
68
94
.420
5 th
23
14
71
91
.438
4 th
33
14
66
96
.407
5 th
25½
14
69
85
.448
5 th
36
20
1
7
.125
2020
32
Jayce Tingler
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During the 2004 season the San Diego Padres had their largest attendance in franchise history when 3,040,046 hometown fans attended games at the newly opened PETCO Park.

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