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1978 Lynchburg Mets

1978 > Class A > 1978 Carolina League
Overall: 73-64
Scored 580 runs, Allowed 521 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-62

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Jack Aker
Represented: Lynchburg, VA
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 Wally Backman# 18 132 581 494 86 149 19 9 3 38 42 17 74 99 .302 .397 .395 .791 195 5 6 2
2 Sergio Beltre 19 122 476 424 53 106 9 8 4 48 13 15 32 88 .250 .311 .337 .648 143 7 10 3
3 Gregory Charleston 21 104 355 320 29 62 10 0 1 24 3 5 25 69 .194 .259 .234 .494 75 4 4 2
4 Jody Davis 21 120 497 408 57 107 24 2 16 94 7 4 67 94 .262 .362 .449 .810 183 4 5 13
5 Curtis Fisher 24 123 494 389 51 101 16 2 9 73 4 1 89 70 .260 .395 .380 .775 148 3 5 8 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jeffery Gossett# 21 10 26 21 1 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 9 .238 .333 .286 .619 6 0 2 0
7 David Lozano 24 87 376 288 60 61 6 1 1 24 37 9 76 55 .212 .375 .250 .625 72 1 8 3
8 Ron MacDonald 21 133 557 486 63 158 30 4 7 68 11 7 60 51 .325 .399 .447 .846 217 2 6 3
9 Francisco Perez 20 52 186 165 13 34 9 0 2 11 2 2 17 44 .206 .285 .297 .582 49 2 0 2
10 Robert Rossen* 21 108 343 299 31 64 5 4 3 34 9 7 36 70 .214 .301 .288 .588 86 1 7 0
11 Terrence Senn 29 22 64 54 1 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 8 8 .130 .234 .148 .383 8 0 0 2
12 Billy Simpson 20 50 165 146 15 27 1 0 0 12 3 3 14 47 .185 .262 .192 .454 28 2 1 2
13 Tonus Thomas 22 56 165 141 18 25 3 0 1 9 4 2 14 45 .177 .278 .220 .498 31 6 3 1
14 Tom Thurberg 20 30 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Steven Till# 22 18 66 58 7 10 0 0 1 5 1 2 8 17 .172 .273 .224 .497 13 0 0 0
16 Donald Troyan* 21 53 196 165 19 34 4 1 0 9 6 1 27 52 .206 .328 .242 .571 40 3 1 0
17 Charlie Warren* 24 128 535 448 72 126 17 7 5 41 21 8 71 65 .281 .392 .384 .776 172 12 2 2
18 Ward Wilson 23 79 234 211 23 47 7 0 3 32 4 2 14 33 .223 .274 .299 .572 63 2 4 3
18 Players 21.4 137 5073 4325 580 1071 150 38 51 488 167 85 589 884 .248 .342 .335 .677 1450 52 64 43 24
* - 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 Randall Brown 21 9 8 .529 4.18 25 23 0 0 0 112.0 114 68 52 6 82 3 60 6 0 10 1.750 9.2 0.5 6.6 4.8 0.73
2 Jim Burton* 28 6 5 .545 2.93 15 11 3 1 0 92.0 75 36 30 7 48 0 85 1 2 7 1.337 7.3 0.7 4.7 8.3 1.77
3 Paul Cacciatore 21 10 5 .667 3.16 23 23 9 3 0 148.0 128 69 52 5 88 1 90 3 1 14 1.459 7.8 0.3 5.4 5.5 1.02
4 Russell Clark 24 5 3 .625 0.95 31 0 0 0 14 66.0 34 11 7 0 22 3 40 1 0 4 0.848 4.6 0.0 3.0 5.5 1.82
5 Garry Corrado* 22 3 5 .375 3.77 26 7 1 0 1 98.0 101 52 41 5 42 5 41 0 0 7 1.459 9.3 0.5 3.9 3.8 0.98
6 Robert Grote 24 2 6 .250 3.32 12 10 3 0 0 65.0 59 32 24 3 27 3 39 0 0 0 1.323 8.2 0.4 3.7 5.4 1.44
7 Pete Hamner 22 8 4 .667 2.35 40 1 0 0 8 88.0 62 29 23 4 24 1 50 2 0 4 0.977 6.3 0.4 2.5 5.1 2.08
8 Greg Harris 22 8 9 .471 2.16 21 21 10 2 0 154.0 114 52 37 1 74 2 102 5 0 9 1.221 6.7 0.1 4.3 6.0 1.38
9 Duane Howard 20 3 3 .500 4.40 10 10 0 0 0 45.0 30 24 22 1 44 1 30 1 0 7 1.644 6.0 0.2 8.8 6.0 0.68
10 Glen Johnson 21 0 1 .000 3.38 3 3 0 0 0 16.0 22 7 6 0 5 1 10 1 0 0 1.688 12.4 0.0 2.8 5.6 2.00
11 Alfredo Martinez 21 11 7 .611 4.23 24 24 9 3 0 151.0 143 80 71 6 65 2 111 4 0 6 1.377 8.5 0.4 3.9 6.6 1.71
12 Tom Thurberg 20 2 1 .667 2.63 25 4 0 0 3 65.0 54 33 19 1 39 0 54 2 0 14 1.431 7.5 0.1 5.4 7.5 1.38
13 Dave Von Ohlen* 19 6 7 .462 2.88 34 0 0 0 1 72.0 62 28 23 3 22 2 54 3 2 1 1.167 7.8 0.4 2.8 6.8 2.45
13 Players 21.9 73 64 .533 3.13 137 137 102 35 12 27 1172.0 998 521 407 42 582 24 766 29 5 83 1.348 7.7 0.3 4.5 5.9 1.32
* - 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
Jody Davis 90 522 71 13 8 .979 6.59 18
Ward Wilson 45 237 21 7 1 .974 5.73 7
Steven Till 9 54 6 2 0 .968 6.67 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Curtis Fisher 63 513 37 12 43 .979 8.73 Stats for 2 teams
Donald Troyan 52 444 38 10 32 .980 9.27
Jody Davis 9 73 7 2 2 .976 8.89
Terrence Senn 7 33 3 2 3 .947 5.14
Steven Till 7 47 3 1 4 .980 7.14
Ron MacDonald 5 41 3 0 3 1.000 8.80
Francisco Perez 4 32 4 0 5 1.000 9.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron MacDonald 127 331 333 25 65 .964 5.23
Gregory Charleston 10 23 17 2 3 .952 4.00
David Lozano 4 9 6 2 1 .882 3.75
Terrence Senn 2 4 5 0 1 1.000 4.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Lozano 80 51 155 17 14 .924 2.58
Gregory Charleston 36 24 58 10 4 .891 2.28
Francisco Perez 17 18 32 3 0 .943 2.94
Jeffery Gossett 7 5 8 4 1 .765 1.86
Terrence Senn 7 5 14 1 2 .950 2.71
Ward Wilson 3 3 2 1 1 .833 1.67
Jody Davis 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wally Backman 131 202 329 30 49 .947 4.05
Gregory Charleston 17 19 39 3 8 .951 3.41
Ron MacDonald 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Terrence Senn 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sergio Beltre 121 285 6 7 0 .977 2.40
Charlie Warren 109 167 10 6 1 .967 1.62
Robert Rossen 101 167 6 10 1 .945 1.71
Tonus Thomas 55 69 4 5 1 .936 1.33
Billy Simpson 47 62 7 4 1 .945 1.47
Gregory Charleston 16 24 2 0 1 1.000 1.63
Ward Wilson 3 3 0 1 0 .750 1.00
Jeffery Gossett 2 1 0 2 0 .333 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Hamner 40 8 18 2 1 .929 0.65
Dave Von Ohlen 34 2 15 1 0 .944 0.50
Russell Clark 31 6 16 1 1 .957 0.71
Garry Corrado 26 2 19 1 0 .955 0.81
Randall Brown 25 8 17 1 0 .962 1.00
Tom Thurberg 25 2 7 4 0 .692 0.36
Alfredo Martinez 24 7 17 1 1 .960 1.00
Paul Cacciatore 23 7 27 3 1 .919 1.48
Greg Harris 21 16 40 5 0 .918 2.67
Jim Burton 15 7 14 0 0 1.000 1.40
Robert Grote 12 1 10 2 1 .846 0.92
Duane Howard 10 1 13 2 0 .875 1.40
Glen Johnson 3 1 5 1 0 .857 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Wally Backman 18 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Sep 22, 1959 Hillsboro, OR, US
Sergio Beltre 19 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 22, 1958 Azua, Azua, DO
Randall Brown 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1957
Jim Burton 28 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 27, 1949 Royal Oak, MI, US
Paul Cacciatore 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
Gregory Charleston 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1957
Russell Clark 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1954
Garry Corrado 22 S L 6' 1.0" 175 1956
Jody Davis 21 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Nov 12, 1956 Gainesville, GA, US
Curtis Fisher 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1954
Jeffery Gossett 21 S R 6' 3.0" 190 1957
Robert Grote 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1954
Pete Hamner 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1956
Greg Harris 22 S R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 2, 1955 Lynwood, CA, US
Duane Howard 20 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1958
Glen Johnson 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
David Lozano 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 1954
Ron MacDonald 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 30, 1956 Kenosha, WI, US
Alfredo Martinez 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 15, 1957 Los Angeles, CA, US
Francisco Perez 20 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1958
Robert Rossen 21 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1957
Terrence Senn 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1949
Billy Simpson 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 9, 1957 San Diego, CA, US
Tonus Thomas 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1956
Tom Thurberg 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 16, 1957 Weymouth, MA, US
Steven Till 22 S R 6' 1.0" 190 1956
Donald Troyan 21 L L 6' 6.0" 216 1957
Dave Von Ohlen 19 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 25, 1958 Flushing, NY, US
Charlie Warren 24 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1954
Ward Wilson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1955

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