1978 Oakland Athletics Roster

The 1978 Oakland Athletics 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 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1978 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1978 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1978 Oakland Athletics primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"The Red Sox acquired the power-hitting Tony Armas from Oakland in 1983 and he quickly became a crowd favorite of the Fenway Faithful." - Boston Red Sox Website

1978 Oakland Athletics

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Complete Roster

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1950-03-02
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1947-02-03
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1960-04-03
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1950-08-25
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1956-08-21
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1955-07-03
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1953-08-25
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1952-03-20
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1954-03-20
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1954-04-25
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1959-10-08
6-02
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1955-03-19
6-05
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1944-12-10
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1950-06-10
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1956-12-08
6-02
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1951-01-02
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195
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1947-05-10
6-01
195
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1957-08-19
6-02
218
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1948-09-11
6-02
195
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1954-04-16
5-09
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1948-07-24
6-00
170
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1953-05-12
5-10
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1952-08-27
5-11
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1944-01-04
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1952-01-14
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1949-09-28
5-11
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1947-02-28
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1953-02-04
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1953-02-12
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1951-05-06
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1952-03-17
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1956-12-10
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1952-09-22
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1953-07-02
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1952-12-27
6-00
195
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1952-11-16
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1954-11-01
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1955-03-18
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1953-04-01
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1948-05-15
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1951-10-15
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1951-07-29
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1952-01-09
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1953-03-27
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1939-09-01
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The 1978 Oakland Athletics played 162 games during the regular season, won 69 games, lost 93 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at Oakland Coliseum (Park Factors: 95/97) where 526,999 fans witnessed their 1978 Athletics finish the season with a .426 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 Oakland Athletics Opening Day starters list, a 1978 Oakland Athletics salary list, a 1978 Oakland Athletics uniform number breakdown and a 1978 Oakland Athletics primary starters list:

1978 Oakland Athletics
Salaries

Rico Carty $220,000.00
Tito Fuentes $120,000.00
Marty Perez $68,000.00
Mitchell Page $66,000.00
Tony Armas $30,000.00
Matt Keough $22,500.00
Rob Picciolo $22,500.00
Dell Alston $21,000.00
Mark Budaska $21,000.00
Tim Conroy $21,000.00
Taylor Duncan $21,000.00
Mike Edwards $21,000.00
Wayne Gross $21,000.00
John Henry Johnson $21,000.00
Bob Lacey $21,000.00
Rick Langford $21,000.00
Steve McCatty $21,000.00
Scott Meyer $21,000.00
Craig Minetto $21,000.00
Mike Morgan $21,000.00
Dwayne Murphy $21,000.00
Jeff Newman $21,000.00
Dave Revering $21,000.00
Bruce Robinson $21,000.00
Steve Staggs $21,000.00
Jerry Tabb $21,000.00
Alan Wirth $21,000.00
Darrell Woodard $21,000.00

1978 Oakland Athletics
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1978 Oakland Athletics 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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