1975 San Diego Padres season

1975 San Diego Padres season

The 1975 San Diego Padres season was the seventh in franchise history. It was the first season in which the Padres did not finish in the National League West cellar. The team finishing in fourth place.

Offseason

Draft picks

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 108 54 -- .667
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 20 .543
San Francisco Giants 80 81 27.5 .497
San Diego Padres 71 91 37 .438
Atlanta Braves 67 94 40.5 .416
Houston Astros 64 97 43.5 .398

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1975 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 McCovey, WillieWillie McCovey 122 413 104 .252 23 68
2B Fuentes, TitoTito Fuentes 146 565 158 .280 4 43
SS Hernández, EnzoEnzo Hernández 116 344 75 .218 0 19
RF Winfield, DaveDave 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
Locklear, GeneGene Locklear 100 237 76 .321 5 27
Sharon, DickDick Sharon 91 160 31 .194 4 20
Hahn, DonDon Hahn 34 26 6 .231 0 3
Turner, JerryJerry Turner 11 22 6 .273 0 0
Hilton, DaveDave 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
Freisleben, DaveDave Freisleben 36 181 5 14 4.28 77
Siebert, SonnySonny 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
Folkers, RichRich Folkers 45 142 6 11 4.18 87
Foster, AlanAlan 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
Frisella, DannyDanny Frisella 65 1 6 9 3.13 67
Greif, BillBill Greif 59 4 6 9 3.88 43
Johnson, JerryJerry Johnson 21 3 1 0 5.17 18
Metzger, ButchButch Metzger 4 1 0 0 7.71 6
Hardy, LarryLarry 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

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Roy Hartsfield
AA Alexandria Aces Texas League Pat Corrales
A Reno Silver Sox California League Harry Warner
Short-Season A Walla Walla Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hawaii, Reno

Reno affiliation shared with Minnesota Twins[12]

Notes

References

  • 1975 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1975 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Almanac