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1981 Wichita Aeros

1981 > Class AAA > 1981 American Association (West)
Overall: 65-70
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 718 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-77

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: Rich Donnelly
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Melvin Barrow 27 32 85 76 8 23 0 0 0 9 5 1 5 13 .303 .354 .303 .656 23 1 3 0 0
2 Terry Bogener* 25 89 276 243 49 75 19 5 7 37 3 3 21 26 .309 .376 .514 .891 125 6 5 1 0
3 Bobby Bonds 35 35 152 127 18 31 5 0 6 25 3 1 19 26 .244 .342 .425 .767 54 2 0 4 1
4 Nick Capra 23 123 488 398 74 104 16 4 4 38 41 15 76 61 .261 .375 .352 .727 140 0 8 6 0
5 Odie Davis 25 20 62 55 5 9 1 0 0 4 1 1 7 11 .164 .258 .182 .440 10 0 0 0 0
6 Dan Duran* 27 10 29 29 1 7 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 6 .241 .241 .379 .621 11 0 0 0 0
7 Dan Gonzales* 27 42 164 152 24 46 5 1 6 23 2 1 12 6 .303 .354 .467 .821 71 0 0 0 1
8 Roger Holt# 25 125 494 420 51 110 15 0 4 49 9 8 49 39 .262 .342 .326 .669 137 4 18 3 1
9 Bob Johnson 21 109 401 354 46 93 18 1 20 57 4 4 44 104 .263 .347 .489 .835 173 2 0 1 0
10 Bob Jones* 31 117 418 352 53 111 15 3 20 72 9 5 56 75 .315 .407 .545 .952 192 3 0 7 3
11 Rick Lisi 25 103 378 326 49 84 11 0 11 47 9 5 45 37 .258 .354 .393 .747 128 5 0 2 3
12 Nelson Norman# 23 115 391 349 37 86 7 0 0 31 3 2 26 40 .246 .297 .266 .564 93 1 11 4 0
13 Jim Norris* 32 124 495 401 64 107 16 5 5 46 17 7 84 14 .267 .391 .369 .760 148 1 4 5 5
14 Mike Richardt 23 90 390 350 53 124 17 2 8 60 10 3 30 27 .354 .401 .483 .884 169 2 1 7 3
15 Billy Sample 26 3 17 14 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 .357 .471 .429 .899 6 1 0 0 0
16 Dave Schmidt 24 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
17 Wayne Tolleson# 25 107 426 375 58 98 9 4 3 38 36 8 44 56 .261 .338 .331 .669 124 0 6 1 0
18 Don Werner 28 83 276 246 23 67 13 1 4 26 0 0 24 43 .272 .338 .382 .720 94 2 1 3 2
19 Len Whitehouse* 23 24 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 3.000 4.000 3 0 0 0 0
19 Players 25.9 135 4946 4271 615 1181 169 27 99 567 152 65 544 588 .277 .359 .398 .757 1701 30 57 44 19
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Mike Bruhert 30 0 1 .000 10.00 4 1 2 0 0 0 9.0 17 11 10 1 11 4 1 0 0 1 3.111 17.0 1.0 11.0 1.0 0.09
2 John Butcher 24 8 10 .444 5.62 24 24 0 5 1 0 136.0 171 100 85 19 60 2 87 2 2 7 1.699 11.3 1.3 4.0 5.8 1.45
3 David Crutcher 23 2 2 .500 3.12 11 3 3 0 0 0 26.0 23 15 9 0 16 0 14 1 0 1 1.500 8.0 0.0 5.5 4.8 0.88
4 Adrian Devine 29 0 1 .000 7.71 11 0 4 0 0 0 14.0 18 14 12 2 12 1 6 0 0 1 2.143 11.6 1.3 7.7 3.9 0.50
5 Jim Farr 25 10 9 .526 5.17 24 23 0 4 0 0 141.0 171 89 81 13 44 3 76 4 0 4 1.525 10.9 0.8 2.8 4.9 1.73
6 Ed Figueroa 32 2 1 .667 7.83 6 6 0 0 0 0 23.0 32 23 20 5 18 0 10 0 0 1 2.174 12.5 2.0 7.0 3.9 0.56
7 Stan Jakubowski 27 0 0 5.14 2 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 8 4 4 2 3 0 6 0 0 0 1.571 10.3 2.6 3.9 7.7 2.00
8 Don Kainer 25 6 14 .300 5.67 25 25 0 4 1 0 162.0 192 115 102 29 73 7 87 1 0 4 1.636 10.7 1.6 4.1 4.8 1.19
9 Jim Kern 32 0 0 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 6.0 2 0 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 0 1.167 3.0 0.0 7.5 9.0 1.20
10 Jack Lazorko 25 1 0 1.000 2.77 8 0 6 0 0 0 13.0 14 4 4 0 8 0 9 2 0 0 1.692 9.7 0.0 5.5 6.2 1.13
11 Dennis Lewallyn 27 8 5 .615 3.44 52 0 44 0 0 25 68.0 68 27 26 3 31 7 45 0 0 3 1.456 9.0 0.4 4.1 6.0 1.45
12 Mark Mercer* 27 10 8 .556 5.26 46 6 21 1 0 4 101.0 99 67 59 9 55 9 60 3 0 4 1.525 8.8 0.8 4.9 5.3 1.09
13 Steven Nielsen 26 0 0 13.20 6 1 3 0 0 0 15.0 33 24 22 5 7 2 6 1 0 2 2.667 19.8 3.0 4.2 3.6 0.86
14 Jim Norris* 32 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
15 Dave Rajsich* 29 6 5 .545 4.24 36 6 18 1 0 3 85.0 82 45 40 10 30 2 60 2 0 8 1.318 8.7 1.1 3.2 6.4 2.00
16 Dave Schmidt 24 2 5 .286 4.86 12 12 0 4 0 0 87.0 90 47 47 9 26 2 49 1 0 2 1.333 9.3 0.9 2.7 5.1 1.88
17 Len Whitehouse* 23 6 5 .545 3.86 20 15 1 3 0 0 105.0 106 51 45 12 39 0 59 2 0 3 1.381 9.1 1.0 3.3 5.1 1.51
18 Gary Wilson 26 4 4 .500 6.39 31 11 7 1 0 0 107.0 119 81 76 11 87 0 44 4 0 10 1.925 10.0 0.9 7.3 3.7 0.51
18 Players 26.1 65 70 .481 5.22 135 135 112 23 4 32 1107.2 1246 718 643 131 526 39 625 23 8 51 1.600 10.1 1.1 4.3 5.1 1.19
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Don Werner 74 333 29 4 4 .989 4.89 5
Bob Johnson 71 333 47 8 2 .979 5.35 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Norris 96 818 60 7 81 .992 9.15
Bob Jones 25 214 11 1 25 .996 9.00
Bob Johnson 17 125 7 3 11 .978 7.76
Dan Duran 7 47 3 0 8 1.000 7.14
Don Werner 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Holt 101 232 335 11 83 .981 5.61
Mike Richardt 36 72 97 2 16 .988 4.69
Wayne Tolleson 5 16 12 0 5 1.000 5.60

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Tolleson 71 49 139 5 13 .974 2.65
Roger Holt 27 10 42 6 4 .897 1.93
Mike Richardt 25 13 54 6 3 .918 2.68
Odie Davis 19 19 34 2 9 .964 2.79
Nelson Norman 4 0 2 1 0 .667 0.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nelson Norman 109 182 306 29 75 .944 4.48
Wayne Tolleson 36 30 107 10 14 .932 3.81

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Capra 121 226 6 7 1 .971 1.92
Rick Lisi 96 203 6 7 2 .968 2.18
Bob Jones 71 118 8 1 1 .992 1.77
Terry Bogener 43 68 8 0 2 1.000 1.77
Dan Gonzales 34 42 3 0 0 1.000 1.32
Jim Norris 27 40 3 2 1 .956 1.59
Melvin Barrow 22 23 3 1 1 .963 1.18
Bobby Bonds 21 27 2 1 0 .967 1.38
Billy Sample 3 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Wayne Tolleson 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Dan Duran 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
Mike Richardt 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Lewallyn 52 5 14 0 2 1.000 0.37
Mark Mercer 46 4 18 2 1 .917 0.48
Dave Rajsich 36 5 11 2 0 .889 0.44
Gary Wilson 31 7 13 2 1 .909 0.65
Don Kainer 25 10 17 1 3 .964 1.08
John Butcher 24 11 13 2 1 .923 1.00
Jim Farr 24 9 19 1 3 .966 1.17
Len Whitehouse 20 6 19 1 1 .962 1.25
Dave Schmidt 12 8 11 1 0 .950 1.58
David Crutcher 11 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.55
Adrian Devine 11 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.18
Jack Lazorko 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Ed Figueroa 6 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.83
Steven Nielsen 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Mike Bruhert 4 0 3 0 1 1.000 0.75
Stan Jakubowski 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jim Kern 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jim Norris 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Melvin Barrow 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 25, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Terry Bogener 25 L L 6' 0.0" 193 Sep 28, 1955 Hannibal, MO, US
Bobby Bonds 35 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 15, 1946 Riverside, CA, US
Mike Bruhert 30 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jun 24, 1951 Jamaica, NY, US
John Butcher 24 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Mar 8, 1957 Glendale, CA, US
Nick Capra 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Mar 8, 1958 Denver, CO, US
David Crutcher 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 21, 1957
Odie Davis 25 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Aug 13, 1955 San Antonio, TX, US
Adrian Devine 29 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Dec 2, 1951 Galveston, TX, US
Dan Duran 27 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 16, 1954 Palo Alto, CA, US
Jim Farr 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 18, 1956 Waverly, NY, US
Ed Figueroa 32 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 14, 1948 Ciales, PR
Dan Gonzales 27 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 30, 1953 Whittier, CA, US
Roger Holt 25 S R 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 8, 1956 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Stan Jakubowski 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 3, 1954
Bob Johnson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 31, 1959 Dallas, TX, US
Bob Jones 31 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 11, 1949 Elkton, MD, US
Don Kainer 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 3, 1955 Houston, TX, US
Jim Kern 32 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Mar 15, 1949 Gladwin, MI, US
Jack Lazorko 25 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 30, 1956 Hoboken, NJ, US
Dennis Lewallyn 27 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 11, 1953 Pensacola, FL, US
Rick Lisi 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 17, 1956 Halifax, NS, CA
Mark Mercer 27 L L 6' 5.0" 220 May 22, 1954 Fort Bragg, NC, US
Steven Nielsen 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 16, 1955
Nelson Norman 23 S R 6' 2.0" 160 May 23, 1958 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Jim Norris 32 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 20, 1948 Brooklyn, NY, US
Dave Rajsich 29 L L 6' 5.0" 175 Sep 28, 1951 Youngstown, OH, US
Mike Richardt 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 24, 1958 North Hollywood, CA, US
Billy Sample 26 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Apr 2, 1955 Roanoke, VA, US
Dave Schmidt 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 22, 1957 Niles, MI, US
Wayne Tolleson 25 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Nov 22, 1955 Spartanburg, SC, US
Don Werner 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 8, 1953 Appleton, WI, US
Len Whitehouse 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 10, 1957 Burlington, VT, US
Gary Wilson 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 21, 1954 Camden, AR, US

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