1975 San Diego Padres Season
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1975 San Diego Padres Season

1975 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 radioKOGO
(Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler)
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The 1975 San Diego Padres season was the seventh in franchise history. The Padres finished in fourth place in the National League West, the first time that they did not finish last in the division.

Offseason

Draft picks

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 108 54 0.667 -- 64-17 44-37
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 0.543 20 49-32 39-42
San Francisco Giants 80 81 0.497 27½ 46-35 34-46
San Diego Padres 71 91 0.438 37 38-43 33-48
Atlanta Braves 67 94 0.416 40½ 37-43 30-51
Houston Astros 64 97 0.398 43½ 37-44 27-53

Record vs. opponents

1975 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 -- 5-7 3-15 12-6 8-10 8-4 4-8 5-7 4-8 7-11 8-9 3-9
Chicago 7-5 -- 1-11 7-5 5-7 9-9 7-11 12-6 6-12 5-7 5-7 11-7
Cincinnati 15-3 11-1 -- 13-5 8-10 8-4 8-4 7-5 6-6 11-7 13-5 8-4
Houston 6-12 5-7 5-13 -- 6-12 8-4 4-8 6-6 6-5 9-9 5-13 4-8-1
Los Angeles 10-8 7-5 10-8 12-6 -- 5-7 6-6 7-5 5-7 11-7 10-8 5-7
Montreal 4-8 9-9 4-8 4-8 7-5 -- 10-8 7-11 7-11 7-5 5-7 11-7
New York 8-4 11-7 4-8 8-4 6-6 8-10 -- 7-11 5-13 8-4 8-4 9-9
Philadelphia 7-5 6-12 5-7 6-6 5-7 11-7 11-7 -- 11-7 7-5 7-5 10-8
Pittsburgh 8-4 12-6 6-6 5-6 7-5 11-7 13-5 7-11 -- 8-4 5-7 10-8
San Diego 11-7 7-5 7-11 9-9 7-11 5-7 4-8 5-7 4-8 -- 8-10 4-8
San Francisco 9-8 7-5 5-13 13-5 8-10 7-5 4-8 5-7 7-5 10-8 -- 5-7
St. Louis 9-3 7-11 4-8 8-4-1 7-5 7-11 9-9 8-10 8-10 8-4 7-5 --


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

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
1B Willie McCovey 122 413 104 .252 23 68
2B Tito Fuentes 146 565 158 .280 4 43
SS Enzo Hernández 116 344 75 .218 0 19
RF Dave Winfield 143 509 136 .267 15 76

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
Gene Locklear 100 237 76 .321 5 27
Dick Sharon 91 160 31 .194 4 20
Don Hahn 34 26 6 .231 0 3
Jerry Turner 11 22 6 .273 0 0
Dave Hilton 4 8 0 .000 0 0

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
Dave Freisleben 36 181 5 14 4.28 77
Sonny Siebert 6 26.2 3 2 4.39 10

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
Rich Folkers 45 142 6 11 4.18 87
Alan Foster 17 44.2 3 1 2.42 20

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
Danny Frisella 65 1 6 9 3.13 67
Bill Greif 59 4 6 9 3.88 43
Jerry Johnson 21 3 1 0 5.17 18
Butch Metzger 4 1 0 0 7.71 6
Larry Hardy 3 0 0 0 13.50 3

Awards and honors

  • Randy Jones, The Sporting News NL Comeback Player of the Year honors
  • Randy Jones, ERA Champion (2.24)

All-Stars

1975 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Randy Jones

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hawaii, Reno

Reno affiliation shared with Minnesota Twins[12]

Notes

  1. ^ Horace Clarke at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Cito Gaston at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Nate Colbert at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tito Fuentes at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Gene Richards at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Rick Sweet at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1975&t=SDN
  8. ^ Bill Laxton at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Padres release veteran Beckert
  10. ^ Craig Hartenstein at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ Bobby Valentine at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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