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1988 San Diego Padres season

1988 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Diego, California (since 1969)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Joan Kroc
    Manager(s) Larry Bowa and Jack McKeon
    Local television KUSI-TV
    SD Cable Sports Net
    (Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman, Bob Chandler, Ted Leitner)
    Local radio KFMB (AM)
    (Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman)
    XEXX
    (Gustavo Lopez, Mario Thomas Zapiain, Eduardo Ortega)
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    The 1988 season was the 20th season in San Diego Padres history. Tony Gwynn set a National League record by having the lowest batting average (.313) to win a batting title.[1]

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Team president Chub Feeney resigned after giving the finger to fans carrying a sign reading "SCRUB CHUB" on Fan Appreciation Night.[4]

    Opening Day starters

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Los Angeles Dodgers 94 67 -- .584
    Cincinnati Reds 87 74 7.0 .540
    San Diego Padres 83 78 11.0 .516
    San Francisco Giants 83 79 11.5 .512
    Houston Astros 82 80 12.5 .506
    Atlanta Braves 54 106 39.5 .338

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1988 San Diego Padres
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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
    C Benito Santiago 139 492 122 .248 10 46
    1B Keith Moreland 143 511 131 .256 5 64
    2B Roberto Alomar 143 545 145 .266 9 41
    SS Garry Templeton 110 362 90 .249 3 36

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Mark Parent 41 118 23 .195 6 15
    Shawn Abner 37 83 15 .181 2 5
    Rob Nelson 7 21 4 .190 1 3
    Jerald Clark 6 15 3 .200 0 3
    Bip Roberts 5 9 3 .333 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Andy Hawkins 33 218 14 11 3.35 91
    Ed Whitson 34 205 13 11 3.77 118

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Greg W. Harris 3 18 2 0 1.50 15

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Greg Booker 34 2 2 0 3.39 43
    Candy Sierra 15 0 1 0 5.70 20

    Award winners

    • Tony Gwynn, National League Batting Champion, .313

    1988 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.191, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    2. ^ Rodney McCray page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Rich Gossage page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Wulf, Steve (April 5, 1989). "All My Padres". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on July 9, 2012. 
    5. ^ Andy Benes page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ Candy Sierra page at Baseball Reference
    7. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    External links