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1978 Lakeland Tigers

1978 > Class A > 1978 Florida State League (North)
Overall: 78-60
Scored 526 runs, Allowed 496 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-65

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Jim Leyland
Represented: Lakeland, FL
Ballpark: n/a
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 Michael Bateman 21 41 152 133 13 31 4 1 1 10 1 1 16 22 .233 .315 .301 .616 40 0 3 0
2 Jake Battle 22 19 62 50 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 15 .060 .242 .060 .302 3 1 0 0
3 Robert Benda 22 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Thomas Berti* 22 94 332 283 24 64 1 2 1 21 6 5 34 50 .226 .304 .254 .559 72 0 10 5
5 Darrell Brown# 22 70 246 224 31 56 3 1 0 13 13 7 17 21 .250 .305 .272 .577 61 1 3 1
6 Marty Castillo 21 67 231 205 24 53 4 2 5 25 2 1 19 40 .259 .322 .371 .692 76 1 4 2
7 John Crawford 22 26 70 61 6 13 1 0 0 3 2 0 6 7 .213 .294 .230 .524 14 1 2 0
8 Greg Darichuk* 22 28 90 72 8 25 6 1 0 10 0 0 14 11 .347 .472 .458 .930 33 3 1 0
9 Ted Dasen* 23 118 454 398 52 110 15 3 4 44 17 3 49 36 .276 .351 .359 .710 143 0 1 6
10 Kirk Gibson* 21 54 204 175 27 42 5 4 8 40 13 1 22 54 .240 .328 .451 .780 79 3 0 4
11 Richard Givens 22 24 70 60 5 18 2 0 0 7 2 0 8 19 .300 .400 .333 .733 20 2 0 0
12 Juan Gomez 19 7 19 14 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 3 .286 .444 .286 .730 4 0 1 0
13 Jorge Gonzalez 20 105 404 377 31 109 12 3 3 41 8 3 11 39 .289 .304 .361 .665 136 0 9 7
14 Raphael Hampton 20 52 234 205 40 69 10 4 3 23 14 3 25 32 .337 .405 .468 .873 96 0 2 2
15 Craig Johnson 21 53 181 154 21 34 3 0 4 13 5 0 27 30 .221 .337 .318 .655 49 0 0 0
16 Daniel LaNoue* 23 127 463 416 49 104 19 3 12 47 3 2 38 87 .250 .310 .397 .707 165 1 2 6
17 Gary Leslie 21 27 79 66 9 8 1 0 0 4 2 2 10 17 .121 .256 .136 .393 9 2 1 0
18 Larry Marsh 21 4 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
19 Ronald Martinez 22 104 331 279 48 71 7 0 5 33 16 10 38 40 .254 .342 .333 .675 93 1 9 4
20 Bob Nandin# 21 121 478 398 53 97 5 1 0 27 6 6 61 31 .244 .347 .261 .608 104 3 14 2
21 Calvin Portley# 23 35 118 99 18 18 0 0 1 5 0 2 14 28 .182 .281 .212 .493 21 0 4 1
22 Bruce Robbins* 18 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 John Upshaw 21 121 394 345 36 80 10 4 1 38 3 4 32 61 .232 .296 .293 .588 101 0 15 2
24 Clifton Wilder 19 72 270 245 26 52 3 1 0 20 7 2 17 29 .212 .270 .233 .502 57 3 3 2
24 Players 21.4 138 4917 4291 526 1061 111 30 45 427 120 53 475 684 .247 .322 .319 .641 1367 22 85 44 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 Jake Battle 22 0 0 2.25 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.750 11.2 0.0 4.5 2.2 0.50
2 David Cassetto 21 6 2 .750 2.00 16 7 1 1 3 63.0 59 16 14 1 18 2 29 1 1 2 1.222 8.4 0.1 2.6 4.1 1.61
3 Chris Codiroli 20 4 6 .400 3.26 16 16 5 1 0 102.0 93 44 37 4 40 1 72 3 5 5 1.304 8.2 0.4 3.5 6.4 1.80
4 Ronald Deneweth* 22 2 2 .500 6.35 19 1 0 0 0 34.0 40 28 24 0 15 2 12 0 0 0 1.618 10.6 0.0 4.0 3.2 0.80
5 Mark Fidrych 23 1 1 .500 3.46 4 4 0 0 0 13.0 6 5 5 1 6 0 6 0 0 1 0.923 4.2 0.7 4.2 4.2 1.00
6 Timothy Flannery 23 0 1 .000 3.86 18 0 0 0 1 42.0 48 20 18 2 17 3 16 0 0 6 1.548 10.3 0.4 3.6 3.4 0.94
7 John Flynn 19 3 1 .750 6.08 21 5 0 0 0 40.0 53 33 27 0 31 2 24 2 2 0 2.100 11.9 0.0 7.0 5.4 0.77
8 Gary Granke 22 0 0 1.80 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 4 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 1.800 9.0 0.0 7.2 3.6 0.50
9 Charles Irving 23 2 1 .667 4.09 6 0 0 0 0 11.0 11 5 5 0 7 1 6 0 0 1 1.636 9.0 0.0 5.7 4.9 0.86
10 Jeffrey Jackowiak 18 7 8 .467 2.59 24 24 9 2 0 160.0 130 62 46 4 76 2 80 4 2 8 1.288 7.3 0.2 4.3 4.5 1.05
11 Joseph Janton 22 11 6 .647 3.02 26 26 9 4 0 161.0 159 63 54 4 39 2 61 1 0 4 1.230 8.9 0.2 2.2 3.4 1.56
12 John Martin* 22 4 1 .800 1.80 12 7 1 1 1 50.0 54 11 10 2 9 1 22 0 0 0 1.260 9.7 0.4 1.6 4.0 2.44
13 Michael Polvi 22 1 0 1.000 2.70 4 0 0 0 0 10.0 9 3 3 1 4 1 5 0 0 0 1.300 8.1 0.9 3.6 4.5 1.25
14 Bruce Robbins* 18 3 5 .375 3.76 16 15 2 0 0 79.0 92 43 33 2 50 2 34 0 3 8 1.797 10.5 0.2 5.7 3.9 0.68
15 Dave Rucker* 20 6 3 .667 3.19 18 0 0 0 3 31.0 26 13 11 0 13 2 18 2 0 2 1.258 7.5 0.0 3.8 5.2 1.38
16 Kenneth Shea 20 9 11 .450 3.75 25 24 8 0 0 144.0 144 77 60 4 46 1 81 2 0 6 1.319 9.0 0.2 2.9 5.1 1.76
17 Dave Steffen 19 9 4 .692 0.87 32 0 0 0 6 62.0 35 14 6 2 28 4 35 5 1 4 1.016 5.1 0.3 4.1 5.1 1.25
18 Jerry Ujdur 21 5 2 .714 2.39 13 9 4 2 1 64.0 54 22 17 1 20 1 23 1 0 2 1.156 7.6 0.1 2.8 3.2 1.15
19 Paul Vavruska 22 5 4 .556 2.34 31 0 0 0 6 73.0 62 25 19 1 26 6 38 2 0 7 1.205 7.6 0.1 3.2 4.7 1.46
20 Dennis Zimmerman* 21 0 2 .000 18.00 5 0 0 0 1 2.0 4 7 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.500 18.0 0.0 13.5 4.5 0.33
20 Players 20.4 78 60 .565 3.09 138 138 99 39 16 22 1152.0 1089 496 395 29 454 34 566 23 14 56 1.339 8.5 0.2 3.5 4.4 1.25
* - 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 Upshaw 111 451 58 13 7 .975 4.59 16
John Crawford 25 116 12 0 2 1.000 5.12 5
Richard Givens 8 30 4 0 0 1.000 4.25 1
Juan Gomez 6 20 4 0 0 1.000 4.00 0
Jake Battle 3 13 1 0 0 1.000 4.67 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daniel LaNoue 124 1039 82 15 82 .987 9.04
Richard Givens 15 84 3 0 2 1.000 5.80
John Upshaw 14 96 11 2 4 .982 7.64
Greg Darichuk 2 8 1 0 0 1.000 4.50
Ronald Martinez 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Marty Castillo 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ted Dasen 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas Berti 64 112 179 13 25 .957 4.55
Bob Nandin 29 51 50 2 9 .981 3.48
Calvin Portley 28 85 87 11 18 .940 6.14
Michael Bateman 26 70 83 7 13 .956 5.88
Ted Dasen 2 1 5 1 0 .857 3.00
Clifton Wilder 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Castillo 61 73 95 9 10 .949 2.75
Ted Dasen 58 47 110 12 4 .929 2.71
Michael Bateman 13 8 24 0 4 1.000 2.46
Jake Battle 6 8 8 2 0 .889 2.67
Larry Marsh 3 4 1 1 0 .833 1.67
Calvin Portley 3 1 5 0 1 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Nandin 91 148 282 22 41 .951 4.73
Thomas Berti 30 49 110 9 17 .946 5.30
Darrell Brown 21 32 44 10 6 .884 3.62
Larry Marsh 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Martinez 90 173 10 2 1 .989 2.03
Jorge Gonzalez 78 144 8 6 0 .962 1.95
Clifton Wilder 64 109 8 8 0 .936 1.83
Kirk Gibson 52 115 2 6 1 .951 2.25
Darrell Brown 51 106 9 2 2 .983 2.25
Raphael Hampton 51 105 3 1 2 .991 2.12
Craig Johnson 48 66 2 1 0 .986 1.42
Gary Leslie 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ted Dasen 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Steffen 32 2 7 1 0 .900 0.28
Paul Vavruska 31 2 15 0 1 1.000 0.55
Joseph Janton 26 12 44 1 2 .982 2.15
Kenneth Shea 25 9 15 3 2 .889 0.96
Jeffrey Jackowiak 24 9 19 3 1 .903 1.17
John Flynn 21 3 7 1 2 .909 0.48
Ronald Deneweth 19 2 7 6 1 .600 0.47
Timothy Flannery 18 5 4 1 0 .900 0.50
Dave Rucker 18 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.44
David Cassetto 16 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.88
Chris Codiroli 16 11 14 4 0 .862 1.56
Bruce Robbins 16 7 16 1 1 .958 1.44
Jerry Ujdur 13 5 8 0 0 1.000 1.00
John Martin 12 4 10 0 0 1.000 1.17
Charles Irving 6 0 3 2 0 .600 0.50
Dennis Zimmerman 5 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20
Mark Fidrych 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.75
Michael Polvi 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Gary Granke 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jake Battle 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Michael Bateman 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 11, 1956 Blythe, CA, US
Jake Battle 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 19, 1956 Detroit, MI, US
Robert Benda 22 R R 5' 9.0" 160 1956
Thomas Berti 22 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 8, 1956 Royal Oak, MI, US
Darrell Brown 22 S R 6' 0.0" 184 Oct 29, 1955 Oklahoma City, OK, US
David Cassetto 21 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
Marty Castillo 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 16, 1957 Long Beach, CA, US
Chris Codiroli 20 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Mar 26, 1958 Oxnard, CA, US
John Crawford 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1956
Greg Darichuk 22 L L 6' 1.0" 180 1956
Ted Dasen 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 12, 1955 Owosso, MI, US
Ronald Deneweth 22 R L 6' 2.0" 190 1956
Mark Fidrych 23 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Aug 14, 1954 Worcester, MA, US
Timothy Flannery 23 R R 6' 2.0" 172 Mar 26, 1955 Detroit, MI, US
John Flynn 19 R R 6' 2.0" 192 May 13, 1959 Kings Park, NY, US
Kirk Gibson 21 L L 6' 3.0" 215 May 28, 1957 Pontiac, MI, US
Richard Givens 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 4, 1955 Salinas, CA, US
Juan Gomez 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 27, 1959 Las Villas, CU
Jorge Gonzalez 20 R R 5' 10.0" 167 May 30, 1958 Arecibo, PR
Gary Granke 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Aug 21, 1955 Detroit, MI, US
Raphael Hampton 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 29, 1957 Detroit, MI, US
Charles Irving 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 5, 1955 Richmond, VA, US
Jeffrey Jackowiak 18 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 27, 1959 South Bend, IN, US
Joseph Janton 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Feb 10, 1956 Newport Beach, CA, US
Craig Johnson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1957
Daniel LaNoue 23 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 21, 1954 Detroit, MI, US
Gary Leslie 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 5, 1956 Euclid, OH, US
Larry Marsh 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Dec, 1956 Covina, CA, US
John Martin 22 S L 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 11, 1956 Wyandotte, MI, US
Ronald Martinez 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 4, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bob Nandin 21 S R 5' 9.0" 155 Aug 29, 1956 CO
Michael Polvi 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1956
Calvin Portley 23 S R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 14, 1954 Longview, TX, US
Bruce Robbins 18 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 10, 1959 Portland, IN, US
Dave Rucker 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 1, 1957 San Bernardino, CA, US
Kenneth Shea 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 28, 1957 Corona, CA, US
Dave Steffen 19 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 17, 1958 Dearborn, MI, US
Jerry Ujdur 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 5, 1957 Duluth, MN, US
John Upshaw 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 9, 1956 Yuma, AZ, US
Paul Vavruska 22 R R 6' 6.0" 210 Sep 12, 1955 Cleveland, OH, US
Clifton Wilder 19 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 23, 1959 Fort Jay, NY, US
Dennis Zimmerman 21 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 8, 1957 Ephrata, PA, US

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