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1978 Iowa Oaks

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 American Association (East)
Overall: 66-70
Scored 630 runs, Allowed 629 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-68

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Sparks
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium (I) (Des Moines, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Kevin Bell 22 89 357 305 48 65 12 1 12 40 1 0 46 83 .213 .312 .377 .689 115 0 1 5
2 Thad Bosley* 21 47 198 179 27 52 3 0 3 15 21 8 17 21 .291 .355 .358 .713 64 1 1 0
3 Steve Bowling 26 51 164 128 23 36 10 0 4 23 5 5 31 34 .281 .427 .453 .880 58 3 0 2
4 Jim Breazeale* 28 68 273 232 36 70 8 0 16 43 0 1 36 34 .302 .399 .543 .942 126 3 0 2
5 Mike Colbern 23 75 280 251 32 71 11 0 12 44 1 2 23 71 .283 .339 .470 .809 118 1 0 5
6 Henry Cruz* 26 28 124 111 13 30 5 0 5 18 1 1 12 13 .270 .341 .450 .792 50 0 1 0
7 Mike Eden# 29 106 473 412 68 113 28 2 7 47 16 5 56 37 .274 .361 .403 .764 166 1 2 2
8 John Flannery 21 126 434 399 36 71 12 0 1 24 3 0 18 79 .178 .214 .216 .430 86 1 14 2
9 Fred Frazier 27 103 418 368 45 92 15 2 7 47 7 4 28 26 .250 .307 .359 .666 132 5 11 6
10 A.J. Hill 19 20 76 67 2 8 3 0 0 3 6 2 3 22 .119 .157 .164 .321 11 0 6 0
11 Art James* 25 120 440 399 59 116 18 2 10 50 9 4 31 41 .291 .340 .421 .761 168 2 2 6
12 Houston Jimenez 20 13 47 41 7 9 2 0 0 6 0 2 4 10 .220 .289 .268 .557 11 0 2 0
13 Larry Johnson 27 112 425 368 44 95 13 1 13 52 15 2 46 54 .258 .341 .405 .746 149 3 3 5
14 Junior Moore 25 35 153 133 24 44 10 4 1 29 1 1 17 13 .331 .408 .489 .897 65 1 1 1
15 Bob Oliver 35 15 59 53 6 11 2 0 1 6 0 0 6 16 .208 .288 .302 .590 16 0 0 0
16 Mike Pazik* 28 15 5 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 1.200 1.600 6 0 0 0
17 Lee Richard 29 10 25 23 5 6 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 6 .261 .320 .304 .624 7 0 0 0
18 Scott Richartz 22 33 99 85 10 22 2 0 2 8 2 2 11 21 .259 .351 .353 .703 30 1 2 0
19 Reggie Sanders 28 19 63 54 3 8 3 0 1 8 1 0 7 10 .148 .254 .259 .513 14 1 0 1
20 Cleo Smith 24 2 10 8 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 .250 .333 .750 1.083 6 1 1 0
21 Mike Squires* 26 115 517 449 70 140 24 3 5 48 30 12 63 39 .312 .395 .412 .807 185 0 3 2
22 Rusty Torres# 29 91 392 321 62 90 19 4 16 55 3 5 64 62 .280 .403 .514 .917 165 3 2 2
23 Phil Trucks 21 19 58 47 6 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 8 25 .149 .281 .191 .472 9 1 1 1
23 Players 25.4 136 5089 4437 630 1160 205 19 118 572 123 56 529 721 .261 .341 .396 .737 1757 28 53 42 42
* - 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 Lloyd Allen 28 0 2 .000 7.20 5 1 0 0 0 10.0 13 11 8 1 10 1 2 0 0 3 2.300 11.7 0.9 9.0 1.8 0.20
2 Eddie Bane* 26 7 7 .500 3.85 40 14 3 1 6 131.0 134 65 56 10 53 3 72 5 2 4 1.427 9.2 0.7 3.6 4.9 1.36
3 Ross Baumgarten* 23 5 4 .556 3.27 9 9 3 1 0 66.0 57 30 24 6 23 0 54 1 0 1 1.212 7.8 0.8 3.1 7.4 2.35
4 Stan Butkus 27 2 2 .500 5.34 15 0 0 0 0 32.0 40 22 19 4 12 2 13 0 0 3 1.625 11.2 1.1 3.4 3.7 1.08
5 Bruce Dal Canton 37 0 0 8.10 6 0 0 0 0 10.0 9 11 9 2 11 0 11 1 0 2 2.000 8.1 1.8 9.9 9.9 1.00
6 Quency Hill* 24 1 1 .500 6.00 5 5 0 0 0 21.0 26 16 14 6 19 1 5 0 0 1 2.143 11.1 2.6 8.1 2.1 0.26
7 Rich Hinton* 31 4 0 1.000 2.73 4 4 3 0 0 33.0 26 11 10 1 6 0 26 2 0 0 0.970 7.1 0.3 1.6 7.1 4.33
8 Ken Kravec* 26 1 1 .500 3.75 2 2 1 1 0 12.0 10 5 5 1 5 0 14 1 0 0 1.250 7.5 0.8 3.8 10.5 2.80
9 Jack Kucek 25 9 8 .529 2.46 21 20 9 2 0 150.0 131 55 41 8 68 1 115 5 1 5 1.327 7.9 0.5 4.1 6.9 1.69
10 Steve Luebber 28 8 9 .471 5.45 27 24 5 1 1 147.0 171 98 89 11 74 2 80 5 0 14 1.667 10.5 0.7 4.5 4.9 1.08
11 Mitch Lukevics 24 0 3 .000 9.95 12 5 0 0 0 38.0 59 46 42 5 17 1 29 2 1 4 2.000 14.0 1.2 4.0 6.9 1.71
12 Mike Pazik* 28 1 1 .500 2.08 14 1 0 0 0 26.0 20 6 6 4 11 1 10 0 0 0 1.192 6.9 1.4 3.8 3.5 0.91
13 Mike Proly 27 6 2 .750 2.59 22 5 1 0 3 66.0 52 22 19 4 13 2 41 2 0 2 0.985 7.1 0.5 1.8 5.6 3.15
14 Randy Scarbery 26 8 11 .421 3.94 37 15 5 0 3 144.0 140 71 63 9 59 5 86 3 0 1 1.382 8.8 0.6 3.7 5.4 1.46
15 Steve Trout* 20 3 4 .429 5.24 9 9 2 0 0 55.0 57 36 32 3 22 0 38 2 0 2 1.436 9.3 0.5 3.6 6.2 1.73
16 John Verhoeven 25 6 7 .462 4.83 44 0 0 0 9 82.0 94 49 44 6 25 2 53 0 3 7 1.451 10.3 0.7 2.7 5.8 2.12
17 Rich Wortham* 24 5 8 .385 3.98 22 22 4 0 0 138.0 136 75 61 8 54 1 73 3 3 9 1.377 8.9 0.5 3.5 4.8 1.35
17 Players 25.8 66 70 .485 4.20 136 136 100 36 9 22 1161.0 1175 629 542 90 482 22 722 32 11 58 1.427 9.1 0.7 3.7 5.6 1.50
* - 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
Mike Colbern 64 335 39 13 3 .966 5.84 5
Larry Johnson 60 331 37 5 1 .987 6.13 5
Phil Trucks 18 90 9 2 0 .980 5.50 5
Jim Breazeale 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0
Henry Cruz 1 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Squires 101 894 70 5 84 .995 9.54
Reggie Sanders 18 142 10 4 8 .974 8.44
Bob Oliver 15 131 7 2 16 .986 9.20
Henry Cruz 3 19 2 0 1 1.000 7.00
Jim Breazeale 2 22 0 1 2 .957 11.00
Steve Bowling 1 10 0 0 2 1.000 10.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Frazier 103 203 268 15 65 .969 4.57
A.J. Hill 20 45 58 6 14 .945 5.15
Mike Eden 14 25 28 5 6 .914 3.79
Lee Richard 7 8 11 1 4 .950 2.71
John Flannery 4 8 5 0 2 1.000 3.25

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Bell 89 67 224 21 11 .933 3.27
Mike Eden 44 25 73 5 7 .951 2.23
Larry Johnson 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
John Flannery 2 0 4 0 0 1.000 2.00
Junior Moore 2 0 2 2 0 .500 1.00
Steve Bowling 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Flannery 121 229 379 25 78 .961 5.02
Mike Eden 13 6 22 1 2 .966 2.15
Houston Jimenez 13 18 40 2 12 .967 4.46

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art James 107 176 2 7 0 .962 1.66
Rusty Torres 91 233 11 7 1 .972 2.68
Thad Bosley 46 77 5 2 1 .976 1.78
Mike Eden 46 88 2 2 1 .978 1.96
Steve Bowling 44 70 4 2 2 .974 1.68
Scott Richartz 32 55 3 1 0 .983 1.81
Henry Cruz 24 38 2 1 0 .976 1.67
Junior Moore 20 30 3 2 0 .943 1.65
Mike Squires 19 28 1 1 0 .967 1.53
Larry Johnson 8 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.63
Mike Colbern 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Cleo Smith 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Verhoeven 44 3 20 0 1 1.000 0.52
Eddie Bane 40 5 14 2 2 .905 0.48
Randy Scarbery 37 7 20 1 2 .964 0.73
Steve Luebber 27 10 33 4 5 .915 1.59
Mike Proly 22 3 17 0 2 1.000 0.91
Rich Wortham 22 4 24 3 1 .903 1.27
Jack Kucek 21 13 23 0 3 1.000 1.71
Stan Butkus 15 1 5 1 0 .857 0.40
Mike Pazik 14 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Mitch Lukevics 12 4 4 1 0 .889 0.67
Ross Baumgarten 9 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.56
Steve Trout 9 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.22
Bruce Dal Canton 6 0 3 0 1 1.000 0.50
Lloyd Allen 5 1 3 1 0 .800 0.80
Quency Hill 5 2 6 0 1 1.000 1.60
Rich Hinton 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Ken Kravec 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lloyd Allen 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 8, 1950 Merced, CA, US
Eddie Bane 26 R L 5' 9.0" 160 Mar 22, 1952 Chicago, IL, US
Ross Baumgarten 23 L L 6' 1.0" 180 May 27, 1955 Highland Park, IL, US
Kevin Bell 22 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 13, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Thad Bosley 21 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 17, 1956 Oceanside, CA, US
Steve Bowling 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 26, 1952 Tulsa, OK, US
Jim Breazeale 28 L R 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 3, 1949 Houston, TX, US
Stan Butkus 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 May 6, 1951 Elgin, IL, US
Mike Colbern 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 19, 1955 Santa Monica, CA, US
Henry Cruz 26 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 27, 1952 Christiansted, St. Croix, VI
Bruce Dal Canton 37 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 15, 1941 California, PA, US
Mike Eden 29 S R 5' 10.0" 170 May 22, 1949 Fort Clayton, Canal Zone, PA
John Flannery 21 R R 6' 3.0" 173 Jan 25, 1957 Long Beach, CA, US
Fred Frazier 27 R R 5' 9.0" 155 May 11, 1951
A.J. Hill 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 12, 1958
Quency Hill 24 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 17, 1953 Dallas, TX, US
Rich Hinton 31 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 22, 1947 Tucson, AZ, US
Art James 25 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 2, 1952 Detroit, MI, US
Houston Jimenez 20 R R 5' 8.0" 144 Oct 30, 1957 Mexico, Distrito Federal, MX
Larry Johnson 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 17, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Ken Kravec 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 29, 1951 Cleveland, OH, US
Jack Kucek 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 8, 1953 Warren, OH, US
Steve Luebber 28 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 9, 1949 Clinton, MO, US
Mitch Lukevics 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 3, 1953
Junior Moore 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 25, 1953 Waskom, TX, US
Bob Oliver 35 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 8, 1943 Shreveport, LA, US
Mike Pazik 28 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 26, 1950 Lynn, MA, US
Mike Proly 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 15, 1950 Jamaica, NY, US
Lee Richard 29 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 18, 1948 Lafayette, LA, US
Scott Richartz 22 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Feb 13, 1956
Reggie Sanders 28 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 9, 1949 Birmingham, AL, US
Randy Scarbery 26 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 22, 1952 Fresno, CA, US
Cleo Smith 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 11, 1953 Marvell, AR, US
Mike Squires 26 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 5, 1952 Kalamazoo, MI, US
Rusty Torres 29 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 30, 1948 Aguadilla, PR
Steve Trout 20 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Jul 30, 1957 Detroit, MI, US
Phil Trucks 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 6, 1956
John Verhoeven 25 R R 6' 5.0" 200 Jul 3, 1952 Long Beach, CA, US
Rich Wortham 24 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 22, 1953 Odessa, TX, US

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