1975 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Horace Stoneham
General manager(s)Jerry Donovan, Spec Richardson
Manager(s)Wes Westrum
Local televisionKTVU
(Al Michaels, Gary Park)
Local radioKSFO
(Al Michaels, Art Eckman)
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The 1975 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 93rd season in Major League Baseball, their 18th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 16th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in third place in the National League West with an 80–81 record, 27½ games behind the Cincinnati Reds.

Offseason

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


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

1975 San Francisco Giants
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
C Dave Rader 98 292 85 .291 5 31
1B Willie Montañez 135 518 158 .305 8 85
2B Derrel Thomas 144 540 149 .276 6 48
SS Chris Speier 141 487 132 .271 10 69
3B Steve Ontiveros 108 325 94 .289 3 31
LF Gary Matthews 116 425 119 .280 12 58
CF Von Joshua 129 507 161 .318 7 43
RF Bobby Murcer 147 526 157 .298 11 91

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
Gary Thomasson 114 326 74 .227 7 32
Bruce Miller 99 309 74 .239 1 31
Marc Hill 72 182 39 .214 5 23
Ed Goodson 39 121 25 .207 1 8
Mike Sadek 42 106 25 .236 0 9
Glenn Adams 61 90 27 .300 4 15
Johnnie LeMaster 22 74 14 .189 2 9
Garry Maddox 17 52 7 .135 1 4
Jake Brown 41 43 9 .209 0 4
Chris Arnold 29 41 8 .195 0 0
Mike Phillips 10 31 6 .194 0 1
Craig Robinson 29 29 2 .069 0 0
Jack Clark 8 17 4 .235 0 2
Horace Speed 17 15 2 .133 0 1
Gary Alexander 3 3 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
Jim Barr 35 244 13 14 3.06 77
John Montefusco 35 243.2 15 9 2.88 215
Pete Falcone 34 190 12 11 4.17 131
Ed Halicki 24 159.2 9 13 3.49 153

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
Mike Caldwell 38 163.1 7 13 4.79 57
Tom Bradley 13 42 2 3 6.21 13
John D'Acquisto 10 28 2 4 10.29 22
Greg Minton 4 17 1 1 6.88 6
Rob Dressler 3 16.1 1 0 1.10 6

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
Gary Lavelle 65 6 3 8 2.95 51
Charlie Williams 55 5 3 3 3.49 45
Randy Moffitt 55 4 5 11 3.89 39
Dave Heaverlo 42 3 1 1 2.39 35
Tommy Toms 7 0 1 0 6.10 6

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Lafayette Drillers Texas League Dennis Sommers
A Fresno Giants California League John VanOrnum
A Cedar Rapids Giants Midwest League Bob Hartsfield
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Great Falls; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Lafayette[8]

References

  1. ^ "Times Daily - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  2. ^ Bobby Murcer at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Tito Fuentes at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Von Joshua at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Inc., Baseball Almanac. "1975 San Francisco Giants Roster by Baseball Almanac". www.baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  6. ^ Chuck Hartenstein at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Garry Maddox at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007