1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Roster

The 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1978 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Day starters list, a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers salary list, a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers uniform number breakdown and a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball...The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." - Babe Ruth
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers


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Complete Roster

5-10
170
Right
Right
1955-04-18
6-03
210
Left
Left
1952-01-14
6-03
215
Right
Right
1949-09-16
6-03
210
Left
Left
1953-03-06
6-01
210
Right
Right
1950-02-07
6-02
190
Right
Right
1948-01-05
6-03
185
Left
Right
1943-05-22
6-04
200
Right
Right
1953-08-11
6-02
175
Left
Left
1948-12-15
6-01
195
Left
Right
1952-08-20
6-03
195
Right
Right
1953-05-16
6-02
200
Right
Right
1957-02-19
6-07
215
Right
Left
1956-06-21
6-01
185
Right
Right
1945-04-02
6-03
190
Right
Right
1956-11-03
6-02
200
Right
Right
1946-09-19
5-10
190
Right
Right
1942-10-06
5-11
180
Right
Left
1956-06-10
5-11
188
Right
Left
1946-01-21
6-00
190
Right
Right
1948-11-24
5-10
185
Right
Right
1948-02-15
5-10
192
Right
Right
1948-12-22
6-00
195
Right
Right
1956-06-29
5-08
155
Right
Right
1949-02-12
5-09
170
Right
Right
1945-05-03
6-00
165
Right
Right
1947-12-10
6-00
175
Right
Right
1948-10-21
6-02
187
Right
Right
1949-06-15
6-00
195
Right
Right
1952-11-16
5-07
155
Left
Left
1936-07-31
6-01
175
Right
Right
1948-04-10
6-01
165
Left
Left
1956-10-07
6-03
200
Left
Left
1945-11-20
5-11
185
Right
Both
1948-05-15
6-03
175
Left
Left
1951-12-31
6-00
195
Right
Both
1945-04-02
5-11
180
Left
Left
1957-08-01
5-11
168
Right
Right
1938-02-18


The 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers played 162 games during the regular season, won 95 games, lost 67 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Dodger Stadium (Park Factors: 100/98) where 3,347,845 fans witnessed their 1978 Dodgers finish the season with a .586 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Day starters list, a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers salary list, a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers uniform number breakdown and a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers primary starters list:


1978 Los Angeles Dodgers
Salaries

Steve Garvey $333,333.00
Don Sutton $250,000.00
Rick Monday $220,000.00
Dusty Baker $200,000.00
Tommy John $190,000.00
Terry Forster $170,000.00
Ron Cey $160,000.00
Bill Russell $145,000.00
Jerry Grote $135,000.00
Burt Hooton $135,000.00
Davey Lopes $135,000.00
Charlie Hough $105,000.00
Rick Rhoden $90,000.00
Vic Davalillo $27,000.00
Glenn Burke $21,000.00
Bobby Castillo $21,000.00
Pedro Guerrero $21,000.00
Brad Gulden $21,000.00
Gerry Hannahs $21,000.00
Rudy Law $21,000.00
Lance Rautzhan $21,000.00
Dave Stewart $21,000.00
Rick Sutcliffe $21,000.00
Bob Welch $21,000.00
Myron White $21,000.00

Did you know that a 1978 Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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