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1970 Covington Astros

1970 > Class Rookie > 1970 Appalachian League
Overall: 32-24
Scored 286 runs, Allowed 263 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 30-26

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Dick Smith
Represented: Covington, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1969 / 1971

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 Richard Busby 18 47 176 151 28 45 5 3 4 18 5 2 21 32 .298 .377 .450 .827 68 0 1 3
2 Leonnard Davis 19 20 60 47 7 9 2 1 3 10 0 1 13 23 .191 .367 .468 .835 22 0 0 0
3 Jesus de la Rosa 16 54 222 209 32 55 12 0 6 28 4 0 9 41 .263 .302 .407 .709 85 3 0 1
4 Ronald DeJean 18 11 32 25 5 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 5 8 .280 .400 .280 .680 7 0 2 0
5 Juan Diaz 17 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Larry Eldridge 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
7 Mario Freeman 19 16 37 35 4 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 .257 .297 .257 .554 9 0 0 0
8 William Gardner 17 8 12 11 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 1 0
9 Clark Gillies 16 5 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 0 0
10 Greg Gross* 17 54 229 211 40 74 8 3 2 27 12 4 17 27 .351 .397 .445 .843 94 0 0 1
11 Anthony Lang* 19 7 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 0 0
12 Francisco Lopez 19 10 30 29 4 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 .310 .300 .345 .645 10 0 0 1
13 John McLaren 18 40 146 121 22 29 2 0 3 11 0 1 20 22 .240 .354 .331 .685 40 2 2 1
14 Willie Melendez 19 17 67 57 7 8 0 1 0 3 0 0 9 17 .140 .269 .175 .444 10 1 0 0
15 John Midura 20 8 15 11 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 .273 .467 .364 .830 4 0 0 0
16 Henry Moore* 18 10 25 24 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 .167 .167 .208 .375 5 0 1 0
17 Luis Rodriguez 20 41 152 138 22 36 5 0 4 23 1 0 7 24 .261 .318 .384 .702 53 5 1 1
18 Donald Russell 21 12 49 36 8 13 4 0 1 11 1 1 11 3 .361 .490 .556 1.045 20 0 0 2
19 Rick Sanderlin 18 49 204 177 32 54 8 1 6 28 12 1 24 39 .305 .392 .463 .855 82 2 0 1
20 Joel Serna 25 46 193 170 24 47 3 2 1 21 6 2 16 18 .276 .342 .335 .677 57 2 3 2
21 Kyle Shook 19 8 16 16 5 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .625 1.000 10 0 0 0
22 Jose Sosa 17 10 21 21 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .286 .286 .286 .571 6 0 0 0
23 Hector Stefany 17 8 16 15 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 8 .133 .188 .133 .321 2 0 0 0
24 Don Stratton 17 12 39 35 3 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 9 .171 .211 .229 .439 8 0 1 1
25 James Streleski* 18 5 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0
26 Efrain Urquiola 18 11 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 1 0
27 Elvin Villalobos 18 7 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0
28 Milton Villalobos 17 19 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 0 0 0
29 Alton Williams* 18 53 219 186 23 38 5 1 5 24 3 6 27 62 .204 .307 .323 .630 60 2 1 3
30 Thomas Wise 18 23 74 57 8 16 3 0 3 10 0 0 11 10 .281 .431 .491 .922 28 4 2 0
30 Players 18.6 56 2085 1829 286 484 64 12 39 233 45 21 202 404 .265 .342 .377 .718 689 21 16 17 5
* - 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 Ronald DeJean 18 7 2 .778 3.80 11 10 1 0 0 71.0 73 46 30 4 30 0 59 2 0 3 1.451 9.3 0.5 3.8 7.5 1.97
2 Juan Diaz 17 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.250 6.8 0.0 4.5 2.2 0.50
3 Larry Eldridge 19 0 0 1.50 4 0 0 0 0 6.0 5 3 1 0 5 0 7 1 0 1 1.667 7.5 0.0 7.5 10.5 1.40
4 William Gardner 17 2 0 1.000 4.66 8 4 0 0 0 29.0 34 16 15 3 16 0 22 0 0 1 1.724 10.6 0.9 5.0 6.8 1.38
5 Clark Gillies 16 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 3 2 0 0 3 0 5 1 0 0 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 7.5 1.67
6 John Midura 20 2 2 .500 6.57 8 6 2 0 1 37.0 46 33 27 4 13 0 37 1 0 0 1.595 11.2 1.0 3.2 9.0 2.85
7 Henry Moore* 18 4 2 .667 2.53 10 7 2 0 2 57.0 39 27 16 4 20 0 68 0 0 1 1.035 6.2 0.6 3.2 10.7 3.40
8 Kyle Shook 19 1 4 .200 3.64 8 6 2 0 0 42.0 37 27 17 1 25 0 42 1 0 1 1.476 7.9 0.2 5.4 9.0 1.68
9 Jose Sosa 17 3 5 .375 3.44 10 10 1 0 0 55.0 42 31 21 1 40 0 50 4 1 6 1.491 6.9 0.2 6.5 8.2 1.25
10 Don Stratton 17 7 5 .583 2.81 12 12 8 0 0 93.0 87 39 29 5 20 0 107 4 0 2 1.151 8.4 0.5 1.9 10.4 5.35
11 James Streleski* 18 0 1 .000 13.91 5 0 0 0 1 11.0 16 22 17 1 20 0 12 2 0 2 3.273 13.1 0.8 16.4 9.8 0.60
12 Efrain Urquiola 18 3 2 .600 3.68 11 0 0 0 3 22.0 22 11 9 4 9 1 19 1 0 1 1.409 9.0 1.6 3.7 7.8 2.11
13 Milton Villalobos 17 3 1 .750 0.82 19 1 1 0 11 33.0 15 4 3 0 14 0 35 1 0 2 0.879 4.1 0.0 3.8 9.5 2.50
13 Players 17.8 32 24 .571 3.58 56 56 39 17 2 18 465.0 422 263 185 27 217 1 464 18 1 20 1.374 8.2 0.5 4.2 9.0 2.14
* - 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
John McLaren 39 333 28 6 0 .984 9.26 15
Willie Melendez 17 158 5 3 2 .982 9.59 13

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jesus de la Rosa 54 356 38 19 19 .954 7.30
Clark Gillies 2 8 2 1 1 .909 5.00
Donald Russell 2 5 0 0 2 1.000 2.50
Anthony Lang 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joel Serna 45 105 95 15 16 .930 4.44
Mario Freeman 7 17 16 3 2 .917 4.71
Richard Busby 5 11 13 2 3 .923 4.80

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alton Williams 24 24 41 6 3 .915 2.71
Richard Busby 23 21 42 10 5 .863 2.74
Donald Russell 10 18 17 1 3 .972 3.50
Mario Freeman 3 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alton Williams 29 31 48 24 3 .767 2.72
Richard Busby 17 25 39 6 3 .914 3.76
Francisco Lopez 9 15 19 7 2 .829 3.78
Hector Stefany 7 8 6 2 3 .875 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Gross 54 93 10 3 3 .972 1.91
Rick Sanderlin 46 60 9 7 0 .908 1.50
Luis Rodriguez 40 40 2 1 0 .977 1.05
Leonnard Davis 19 14 4 6 0 .750 0.95
Thomas Wise 18 18 2 3 1 .870 1.11
Anthony Lang 4 3 0 1 0 .750 0.75
Clark Gillies 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Milton Villalobos 19 5 8 1 0 .929 0.68
Don Stratton 12 6 14 0 1 1.000 1.67
Ronald DeJean 11 4 7 1 1 .917 1.00
Efrain Urquiola 11 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.45
Henry Moore 10 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.70
Jose Sosa 10 3 8 5 0 .688 1.10
William Gardner 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
John Midura 8 1 10 2 0 .846 1.38
Kyle Shook 8 1 8 2 0 .818 1.13
James Streleski 5 1 2 1 0 .750 0.60
Larry Eldridge 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Juan Diaz 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Clark Gillies 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Richard Busby 18 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 5, 1951 Bessemer, AL, US
Leonnard Davis 19 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 20, 1951 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Jesus de la Rosa 16 R R 6' 1.0" 153 Aug 5, 1953 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ronald DeJean 18 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jun 10, 1952 Denver, CO, US
Juan Diaz 17 R R 6' 2.0" 191 May 26, 1953 Bani, Peravia, DO
Larry Eldridge 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1951
Mario Freeman 19 R R Aug 22, 1950
William Gardner 17 R R 6' 2.0" 169 Aug 7, 1952 Chicago, IL, US
Clark Gillies 16 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 7, 1954 Moose Jaw, SK, CA
Greg Gross 17 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 1, 1952 York, PA, US
Anthony Lang 19 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1951
Francisco Lopez 19 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 10, 1950 Ponce, PR
John McLaren 18 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 29, 1951 Galveston, TX, US
Willie Melendez 19 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1951 Cidra, PR
John Midura 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 16, 1949 Palmer, MA, US
Henry Moore 18 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Aug 5, 1951 Saginaw, MI, US
Luis Rodriguez 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 14, 1950 Villalba, PR
Donald Russell 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 2, 1949 Baltimore, MD, US
Rick Sanderlin 18 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 27, 1951 Pasadena, CA, US
Joel Serna 25 R R Feb 1, 1945
Kyle Shook 19 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jan 13, 1951 Beaumont, TX, US
Jose Sosa 17 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Dec 28, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Hector Stefany 17 R R 6' 0.0" 155 1953 La Romana, La Romana, DO
Don Stratton 17 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 20, 1952 Los Angeles, CA, US
James Streleski 18 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 3, 1952 Dayton, OH, US
Efrain Urquiola 18 R R Jul 27, 1951
Elvin Villalobos 18 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 25, 1951
Milton Villalobos 17 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 15, 1952 Cabo Rojo, PR
Alton Williams 18 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 11, 1952 Oxford, NC, US
Thomas Wise 18 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 31, 1952 Vancouver, WA, US

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