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1968 Charlotte Hornets

1968 > Class AA > 1968 Southern League
Overall: 72-68
Scored 527 runs, Allowed 548 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-73

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Harry Warner
Represented: Charlotte, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 Danny DiPace* 22 66 181 159 22 37 6 2 3 15 1 2 19 41 .233 .318 .352 .671 56 1 2 0
2 Paul Epperson 22 10 15 14 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .071 .071 .143 .214 2 0 1 0
3 Bill Ferrell 23 9 16 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 1 0
4 Carl Finafrock 22 17 33 31 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 12 .194 .242 .194 .436 6 0 0 0
5 Don Gregson 25 9 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
6 Tom Hall* 20 11 29 28 5 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 .179 .179 .250 .429 7 0 1 0
7 Herman Hill* 22 102 417 392 57 96 9 6 2 31 36 12 22 72 .245 .285 .314 .599 123 1 0 2
8 Jim Jenkins 24 79 308 268 30 71 14 2 0 32 4 5 28 43 .265 .343 .332 .675 89 5 5 2
9 Charlie Manuel* 24 138 570 505 59 143 26 11 13 79 1 1 43 89 .283 .338 .455 .793 230 3 10 9
10 Minnie Mendoza 34 139 594 545 85 165 35 3 4 67 30 8 37 32 .303 .347 .400 .747 218 4 0 8
11 Chuck Nieson 25 16 25 20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 15 .050 .174 .050 .224 1 0 2 0
12 Al Nordberg* 24 113 367 330 31 74 9 1 8 38 4 2 25 48 .224 .287 .330 .617 109 5 4 3
13 Maurice Ogier 23 7 12 12 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 4 0 0 0
14 Jim Ollom 22 9 17 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 8 .071 .188 .071 .259 1 0 1 0
15 Jose Paredes 24 58 50 47 5 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 13 .170 .188 .191 .379 9 0 2 0
16 Rich Peterson 22 15 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 0 0
17 Red Rambo* 24 89 253 227 19 53 9 0 4 26 0 0 21 28 .233 .294 .326 .620 74 0 1 4
18 John Randolph* 23 12 29 24 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 13 .042 .179 .042 .220 1 0 1 0
19 Johnnie Seale* 29 11 7 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .200 .429 .400 .829 2 0 0 0
20 John Sevcik 25 80 268 246 19 64 2 2 4 23 1 0 17 29 .260 .308 .333 .642 82 1 2 2
21 Garland Shifflett 33 77 32 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .069 .069 .069 .138 2 0 3 0
22 Charlie Shoemaker* 28 72 206 184 26 50 10 0 0 10 3 1 16 24 .272 .332 .326 .658 60 1 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
23 Glenn Smith* 23 20 52 50 2 6 2 0 1 3 0 0 2 20 .120 .154 .220 .374 11 0 0 0
24 Buzz Stephen 23 28 52 47 8 8 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 22 .170 .188 .234 .422 11 1 4 0
25 Roger Sugimoto 25 98 320 281 34 63 10 0 5 25 5 1 29 69 .224 .307 .313 .620 88 5 4 1
26 Luke Vasser* 29 125 386 347 46 90 14 2 12 52 7 7 30 63 .259 .319 .415 .734 144 2 4 3
27 Nestor Velazquez 28 95 295 267 22 57 7 1 2 24 8 5 23 27 .213 .276 .270 .545 72 1 1 3
28 Chuck Weatherspoon 37 63 172 139 24 41 5 2 5 25 2 0 27 33 .295 .424 .468 .892 65 5 0 1
29 Rodolfo Welch 29 103 348 311 44 80 13 4 8 36 4 1 29 113 .257 .327 .402 .729 125 4 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
30 Dick Woodson 23 28 55 47 5 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 26 .106 .192 .128 .320 6 0 3 0
30 Players 26.5 140 4926 4421 527 1094 172 36 65 476 103 44 369 820 .247 .308 .347 .655 1533 38 57 41 33
* - 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 Paul Epperson 22 1 7 .125 6.91 10 10 1 0 43.0 54 37 33 4 16 1 26 2 0 2 1.628 11.3 0.8 3.3 5.4 1.63
2 Bill Ferrell 23 2 2 .500 3.73 8 7 1 0 41.0 37 20 17 3 10 2 18 1 1 3 1.146 8.1 0.7 2.2 4.0 1.80
3 Carl Finafrock 22 4 6 .400 4.21 17 15 2 1 94.0 102 48 44 7 23 2 69 0 0 2 1.330 9.8 0.7 2.2 6.6 3.00
4 Don Gregson 25 0 1 .000 5.40 8 1 0 0 15.0 22 13 9 3 4 0 13 0 0 0 1.733 13.2 1.8 2.4 7.8 3.25
5 Tom Hall* 20 6 3 .667 1.36 11 10 7 3 73.0 41 15 11 6 25 2 57 2 0 1 0.904 5.1 0.7 3.1 7.0 2.28
6 Chuck Nieson 25 6 4 .600 2.65 16 10 2 1 78.0 68 28 23 5 20 2 41 0 0 2 1.128 7.8 0.6 2.3 4.7 2.05
7 Maurice Ogier 23 2 2 .500 6.00 7 5 3 0 30.0 20 21 20 4 21 0 24 1 0 5 1.367 6.0 1.2 6.3 7.2 1.14
8 Jim Ollom* 22 6 2 .750 2.72 9 9 3 1 53.0 40 16 16 1 17 0 31 1 0 5 1.075 6.8 0.2 2.9 5.3 1.82
9 Jose Paredes 24 12 3 .800 2.78 58 8 4 0 175.0 135 65 54 17 58 7 132 2 2 9 1.103 6.9 0.9 3.0 6.8 2.28
10 Rich Peterson* 22 1 0 1.000 4.03 15 4 0 0 38.0 42 22 17 0 19 0 22 3 0 2 1.605 9.9 0.0 4.5 5.2 1.16
11 John Randolph* 23 2 6 .250 3.60 12 12 2 0 80.0 92 40 32 5 26 2 63 2 0 3 1.475 10.4 0.6 2.9 7.1 2.42
12 Johnnie Seale* 29 0 2 .000 7.77 11 1 1 0 22.0 38 21 19 0 8 2 15 1 0 3 2.091 15.5 0.0 3.3 6.1 1.88
13 Garland Shifflett 33 12 6 .667 3.00 77 1 1 0 132.0 120 47 44 8 45 11 103 3 0 5 1.250 8.2 0.5 3.1 7.0 2.29
14 Buzz Stephen 23 11 9 .550 3.96 23 23 7 2 141.0 122 75 62 8 74 2 115 5 1 22 1.390 7.8 0.5 4.7 7.3 1.55
15 Dick Woodson 23 7 15 .318 3.83 28 24 6 2 148.0 143 80 63 13 51 4 114 2 1 3 1.311 8.7 0.8 3.1 6.9 2.24
15 Players 24.9 72 68 .514 3.59 140 140 100 40 11 1164.0 1076 548 464 84 417 37 843 25 5 67 1.283 8.3 0.6 3.2 6.5 2.02
* - 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 Sevcik 74 450 36 4 2 .992 6.57 7
Red Rambo 73 415 35 5 6 .989 6.16 7
Chuck Weatherspoon 4 16 0 1 0 .941 4.00 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Nordberg 97 744 52 9 66 .989 8.21
Luke Vasser 55 328 16 5 24 .986 6.25
Nestor Velazquez 11 74 8 1 10 .988 7.45
Chuck Weatherspoon 5 20 3 0 3 1.000 4.60

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Sugimoto 94 175 228 15 56 .964 4.29
Charlie Shoemaker 54 90 121 5 20 .977 3.91 Stats for 2 teams
Nestor Velazquez 13 13 25 1 5 .974 2.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Minnie Mendoza 77 54 151 8 14 .962 2.66
Nestor Velazquez 59 65 110 15 6 .921 2.97
Charlie Shoemaker 5 0 13 1 1 .929 2.60 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Jenkins 79 124 240 14 52 .963 4.61
Minnie Mendoza 63 101 167 8 36 .971 4.25

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Manuel 138 202 8 5 2 .977 1.52
Herman Hill 99 195 11 12 1 .945 2.08
Rodolfo Welch 89 146 6 7 1 .956 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Luke Vasser 61 106 4 5 1 .957 1.80
Danny DiPace 53 73 3 1 0 .987 1.43
Chuck Weatherspoon 37 53 1 5 0 .915 1.46
Glenn Smith 18 28 2 1 0 .968 1.67
Charlie Shoemaker 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garland Shifflett 77 10 34 0 5 1.000 0.57
Jose Paredes 58 10 25 1 0 .972 0.60
Dick Woodson 28 9 29 2 1 .950 1.36
Buzz Stephen 23 13 20 1 0 .971 1.43
Carl Finafrock 17 8 18 0 1 1.000 1.53
Chuck Nieson 16 12 10 1 1 .957 1.38
Rich Peterson 15 1 8 0 1 1.000 0.60
John Randolph 12 0 6 2 1 .750 0.50
Tom Hall 11 4 12 0 0 1.000 1.45
Johnnie Seale 11 0 1 1 0 .500 0.09
Paul Epperson 10 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.80
Jim Ollom 9 0 8 0 0 1.000 0.89
Bill Ferrell 8 4 5 1 1 .900 1.13
Don Gregson 8 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Maurice Ogier 7 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.43

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Danny DiPace 22 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 12, 1945
Paul Epperson 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 17, 1945
Bill Ferrell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 19, 1945
Carl Finafrock 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 22, 1946 Greencastle, PA, US
Don Gregson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 20, 1942 Los Angeles, CA, US
Tom Hall 20 L L 6' 0.0" 150 Nov 23, 1947 Thomasville, NC, US
Herman Hill 22 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 12, 1945 Tuskegee, AL, US
Jim Jenkins 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 25, 1943 Mason City, IA, US
Charlie Manuel 24 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 4, 1944 Northfork, WV, US
Minnie Mendoza 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 16, 1933 Ceiba del Agua, CU
Chuck Nieson 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 24, 1942 Hanford, CA, US
Al Nordberg 24 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 5, 1944 Worcester, MA, US
Maurice Ogier 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Oct 19, 1944
Jim Ollom 22 R L 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 8, 1945 Snohomish, WA, US
Jose Paredes 24 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Mar 19, 1944 Leon, NI
Rich Peterson 22 R L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 3, 1945 St. Paul, MN, US
Red Rambo 24 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 22, 1943 Jacksonville, FL, US
John Randolph 23 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 29, 1944 Riverside, CA, US
Johnnie Seale 29 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
John Sevcik 25 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 11, 1942 Oak Park, IL, US
Garland Shifflett 33 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 28, 1935 Elkton, VA, US
Charlie Shoemaker 28 L R 5' 10.0" 155 Aug 10, 1939 Los Angeles, CA, US
Glenn Smith 23 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1945
Buzz Stephen 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jul 13, 1944 Porterville, CA, US
Roger Sugimoto 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 4, 1943
Luke Vasser 29 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 24, 1938 Chicago, IL, US
Nestor Velazquez 28 R R 6' 1.0" 179 Mar 6, 1940 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Chuck Weatherspoon 37 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 1, 1931 Pineland, TX, US
Rodolfo Welch 29 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 9, 1938 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Dick Woodson 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 30, 1945 Oelwein, IA, US

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