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1979 Jacksonville Suns

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Southern League (East)
Overall: 69-72
Scored 626 runs, Allowed 609 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-69

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Joe Jones
Represented: Jacksonville, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Craig Chamberlain 22 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Jim Eschen# 29 115 448 372 58 108 14 2 8 71 10 4 69 27 .290 .398 .403 .801 150 1 1 5
3 Robert Ganger 24 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Danny Garcia* 25 136 554 440 70 127 19 3 0 41 36 8 100 52 .289 .422 .345 .767 152 3 9 2
5 Duane Gustavson 24 52 155 128 7 30 4 0 1 11 0 2 23 23 .234 .353 .289 .642 37 1 2 1
6 LaMart Harris# 23 124 512 445 71 117 13 0 3 28 68 14 52 61 .263 .342 .312 .654 139 2 12 1
7 Kelly Heath 21 129 492 422 67 115 26 3 7 61 8 9 58 52 .273 .358 .398 .756 168 1 6 5
8 Moe Hill 32 45 199 182 19 33 3 0 8 20 0 0 15 39 .181 .246 .330 .576 60 1 0 1
9 Dave Hogg 22 109 404 334 40 84 12 1 9 49 3 0 58 59 .251 .362 .374 .736 125 2 6 4
10 Ron Johnson 23 17 69 61 8 15 6 0 2 10 2 1 6 9 .246 .319 .443 .761 27 1 0 1
11 Bill Laskey 21 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
12 Francis McCann 25 127 517 460 50 128 25 3 10 84 16 5 40 80 .278 .336 .411 .747 189 3 8 6
13 Mike Morley 20 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
14 Mike Ondina* 25 35 117 101 9 22 3 0 2 14 1 1 14 27 .218 .310 .307 .617 31 0 1 1
15 Darrell Parker 23 79 313 282 42 90 22 2 8 56 5 2 23 31 .319 .368 .496 .864 140 1 3 4
16 Jeff Twitty* 21 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Dennis Webb* 23 126 526 438 65 132 7 1 0 19 30 7 76 36 .301 .407 .322 .728 141 3 7 2
18 Phil Westendorf 24 141 557 472 72 127 24 3 9 63 3 0 68 100 .269 .361 .390 .751 184 4 6 7
19 Claude Westmoreland 26 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
20 William Yarbrough 22 111 392 352 47 82 13 3 8 42 10 2 31 43 .233 .295 .355 .650 125 1 6 2
20 Players 24.1 143 5265 4499 626 1210 191 21 75 569 192 55 633 642 .269 .359 .371 .730 1668 24 67 42 31
* - 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 William Casbolt* 24 1 1 .500 2.70 8 0 0 0 0 10.0 14 6 3 1 12 3 6 1 0 1 2.600 12.6 0.9 10.8 5.4 0.50
2 Craig Chamberlain 22 12 9 .571 2.59 22 22 11 3 0 160.0 142 57 46 10 45 3 117 6 5 7 1.169 8.0 0.6 2.5 6.6 2.60
3 Jeff Cornell 22 6 10 .375 3.45 49 1 1 0 9 86.0 62 41 33 4 52 5 76 1 0 6 1.326 6.5 0.4 5.4 8.0 1.46
4 Rich Dubee 21 8 13 .381 4.84 28 28 3 2 0 158.0 187 105 85 10 64 8 68 1 0 6 1.589 10.7 0.6 3.6 3.9 1.06
5 Robert Ganger 24 0 2 .000 2.25 18 0 0 0 4 28.0 20 8 7 3 11 0 13 0 0 0 1.107 6.4 1.0 3.5 4.2 1.18
6 Ben Grzybek 21 0 7 .000 6.07 17 14 2 0 0 83.0 91 62 56 7 62 2 31 2 2 4 1.843 9.9 0.8 6.7 3.4 0.50
7 Steve Hamrick* 27 1 2 .333 4.98 20 3 0 0 1 47.0 59 32 26 5 26 3 23 2 0 3 1.809 11.3 1.0 5.0 4.4 0.88
8 Jeffrey Hanslovan* 21 3 2 .600 4.32 10 9 1 1 0 50.0 42 24 24 6 32 0 25 0 0 3 1.480 7.6 1.1 5.8 4.5 0.78
9 Erik Hendricks 23 3 1 .750 4.02 13 5 0 0 0 47.0 36 27 21 3 51 0 46 8 0 6 1.851 6.9 0.6 9.8 8.8 0.90
10 Mike Jones* 19 9 13 .409 4.10 26 26 8 2 0 167.0 142 92 76 13 100 3 116 1 1 16 1.449 7.7 0.7 5.4 6.3 1.16
11 Bill Laskey 21 4 3 .571 3.53 15 15 3 1 0 97.0 78 44 38 6 46 0 53 5 0 4 1.278 7.2 0.6 4.3 4.9 1.15
12 Renie Martin 23 3 1 .750 1.00 8 0 0 0 3 18.0 10 3 2 0 4 0 14 1 0 0 0.778 5.0 0.0 2.0 7.0 3.50
13 Mike Morley* 20 8 4 .667 2.89 16 16 7 0 0 109.0 96 43 35 11 40 3 63 3 0 2 1.248 7.9 0.9 3.3 5.2 1.58
14 Michael Reichenbach 26 0 0 6.14 10 0 0 0 0 22.0 36 21 15 1 11 0 6 0 0 3 2.136 14.7 0.4 4.5 2.5 0.55
15 Jeff Schattinger 23 8 2 .800 3.13 22 0 0 0 3 46.0 42 19 16 0 26 3 17 2 0 2 1.478 8.2 0.0 5.1 3.3 0.65
16 John Skinner 21 1 2 .333 3.72 4 4 1 1 0 29.0 19 14 12 1 11 0 16 1 0 2 1.034 5.9 0.3 3.4 5.0 1.45
17 Jeff Twitty* 21 2 0 1.000 3.24 14 0 0 0 3 25.0 23 11 9 2 4 2 21 1 0 1 1.080 8.3 0.7 1.4 7.6 5.25
18 William Yarbrough 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
18 Players 21.8 69 72 .489 3.83 143 143 106 37 12 23 1184.0 1099 609 504 83 600 35 711 35 8 66 1.435 8.4 0.6 4.6 5.4 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
Dave Hogg 104 650 69 17 10 .977 6.91 18
Duane Gustavson 44 217 18 8 0 .967 5.34 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Phil Westendorf 141 1119 96 16 98 .987 8.62
Danny Garcia 4 27 0 0 2 1.000 6.75
Ron Johnson 2 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50
Mike Ondina 1 4 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
Claude Westmoreland 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dennis Webb 121 257 261 18 56 .966 4.28
Jim Eschen 26 57 63 3 11 .976 4.62
Kelly Heath 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00
Phil Westendorf 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Francis McCann 126 128 227 21 30 .944 2.82
Jim Eschen 19 18 32 0 5 1.000 2.63
William Yarbrough 3 4 6 0 0 1.000 3.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelly Heath 126 166 346 31 57 .943 4.06
Jim Eschen 22 27 57 5 4 .944 3.82

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Garcia 134 229 13 8 2 .968 1.81
LaMart Harris 124 272 15 9 3 .970 2.31
William Yarbrough 103 203 5 5 3 .977 2.02
Darrell Parker 48 81 2 0 0 1.000 1.73
Mike Ondina 31 68 1 2 0 .972 2.23
Jim Eschen 5 4 0 0 0 1.000 0.80
Duane Gustavson 2 2 1 0 1 1.000 1.50
Ron Johnson 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Cornell 49 3 9 3 0 .800 0.24
Rich Dubee 28 8 26 1 2 .971 1.21
Mike Jones 26 12 14 0 0 1.000 1.00
Craig Chamberlain 22 11 21 2 1 .941 1.45
Jeff Schattinger 22 3 10 2 0 .867 0.59
Steve Hamrick 20 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.55
Robert Ganger 18 0 5 1 0 .833 0.28
Ben Grzybek 17 9 10 1 2 .950 1.12
Mike Morley 16 5 17 0 1 1.000 1.38
Bill Laskey 15 8 19 1 2 .964 1.80
Jeff Twitty 14 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.43
Erik Hendricks 13 5 6 1 2 .917 0.85
Jeffrey Hanslovan 10 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.60
Michael Reichenbach 10 3 3 0 1 1.000 0.60
William Casbolt 8 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.38
Renie Martin 8 4 7 0 0 1.000 1.38
John Skinner 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.75
William Yarbrough 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
William Casbolt 24 L L 5' 11.0" 165 1955
Craig Chamberlain 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 2, 1957 Hollywood, CA, US
Jeff Cornell 22 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 10, 1957 Kansas City, MO, US
Rich Dubee 21 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 19, 1957 Brockton, MA, US
Jim Eschen 29 S R 5' 11.0" 170 May 25, 1950 Port Jefferson, NY, US
Robert Ganger 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1955
Danny Garcia 25 L L 6' 1.0" 182 Apr 29, 1954 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ben Grzybek 21 L R 6' 5.0" 205 Jan 7, 1958
Duane Gustavson 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 22, 1955 Mundelein, IL, US
Steve Hamrick 27 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 17, 1952
Jeffrey Hanslovan 21 L L 6' 2.0" 200 1958
LaMart Harris 23 S R 6' 1.0" 183 Oct 10, 1955 Austin, TX, US
Kelly Heath 21 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Sep 4, 1957 Plattsburg, NY, US
Erik Hendricks 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1956
Moe Hill 32 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 21, 1947 Gastonia, NC, US
Dave Hogg 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 30, 1957
Ron Johnson 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Mar 23, 1956 Long Beach, CA, US
Mike Jones 19 L L 6' 6.0" 215 Jul 30, 1959 Rochester, NY, US
Bill Laskey 21 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Dec 20, 1957 Toledo, OH, US
Renie Martin 23 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Aug 30, 1955 Dover, DE, US
Francis McCann 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 26, 1954
Mike Morley 20 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 18, 1959
Mike Ondina 25 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 27, 1954
Darrell Parker 23 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Nov 3, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Michael Reichenbach 26 L R 6' 5.0" 205 1953
Jeff Schattinger 23 L R 6' 5.0" 200 Oct 25, 1955 Fresno, CA, US
John Skinner 21 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 3, 1958 Franklin, IN, US
Jeff Twitty 21 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 10, 1957 Lancaster, SC, US
Dennis Webb 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1956
Phil Westendorf 24 R R 6' 7.0" 195 1955
Claude Westmoreland 26 R R 6' 3.0" 209 Apr 21, 1953 Aurora, CO, US
William Yarbrough 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 5, 1956

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