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.

"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

Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB

Roster

18

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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Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB

Roster

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