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1979 Tacoma Tugs

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 Pacific Coast League (North)
Overall: 74-73
Scored 662 runs, Allowed 689 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-76

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Gene Dusan
Represented: Tacoma, WA
Ballpark: Cheney Stadium (Tacoma, WA)
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 Bob Allietta 27 107 375 319 40 96 14 1 3 46 5 5 36 21 .301 .381 .379 .760 121 7 10 3
2 Dell Alston* 26 75 353 310 58 83 13 5 1 33 43 11 35 28 .268 .337 .352 .689 109 0 3 5
3 Juan Berenguer 24 28 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Wayne Cage* 27 86 362 315 47 87 14 3 13 55 1 2 42 77 .276 .359 .463 .823 146 0 3 2
5 Mike Champion 24 136 561 501 62 156 19 4 3 71 12 7 43 78 .311 .366 .383 .750 192 4 7 6
6 Rich Chiles* 29 130 512 455 58 119 29 3 5 61 11 6 47 47 .262 .331 .371 .703 169 2 5 3
7 Bobby Cuellar 26 37 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
8 Bo Diaz 26 34 124 115 5 28 7 0 2 11 0 0 5 21 .243 .275 .357 .632 41 0 4 0
9 Taylor Duncan 26 27 104 97 6 16 5 0 0 7 0 0 6 13 .165 .212 .216 .428 21 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
10 Jerry Dybzinski 23 132 545 469 58 119 16 3 1 25 25 10 52 58 .254 .335 .307 .642 144 7 13 4
11 Rob Ellis 28 92 379 331 54 98 13 5 9 54 5 5 36 59 .296 .361 .447 .808 148 2 2 8 Stats for 2 teams
12 Mike Garman 29 44 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
13 Ron Hassey* 26 44 185 157 25 53 10 0 3 27 2 1 23 15 .338 .415 .459 .874 72 0 2 3
14 Larry Lintz# 29 3 13 12 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 0 0
15 Sheldon Mallory* 25 86 350 289 48 79 11 2 6 33 26 11 52 45 .273 .391 .388 .778 112 5 2 2
16 Steve Narleski 23 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Tim Norrid* 24 135 498 421 61 113 16 3 8 55 4 11 64 73 .268 .365 .378 .743 159 3 5 5
18 Dave Oliver* 28 134 559 493 65 140 17 7 1 69 6 3 49 42 .284 .345 .353 .698 174 1 9 7
19 Sal Rende* 23 69 279 237 34 62 6 3 5 31 2 1 40 32 .262 .369 .376 .745 89 1 0 1
20 Horace Speed 27 66 270 219 35 45 5 2 4 18 9 3 45 79 .205 .342 .301 .643 66 1 4 1
21 Hugh Yancy 28 96 366 313 46 87 13 0 3 34 10 1 40 31 .278 .351 .348 .699 109 0 4 9
21 Players 26.1 147 5560 4816 662 1306 202 36 61 596 154 73 585 688 .271 .350 .366 .716 1763 32 72 55 38
* - 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 Vic Albury* 32 5 3 .625 4.58 13 9 0 0 0 53.0 64 29 27 5 25 1 20 0 0 2 1.679 10.9 0.8 4.2 3.4 0.80
2 Larry Andersen 26 10 6 .625 4.02 27 12 4 0 4 112.0 124 59 50 5 32 2 52 3 1 2 1.393 10.0 0.4 2.6 4.2 1.63
3 Juan Berenguer 24 8 8 .500 4.88 26 26 4 0 0 166.0 128 101 90 11 129 1 220 3 1 17 1.548 6.9 0.6 7.0 11.9 1.71
4 Rick Borchers* 24 7 5 .583 4.38 24 16 3 1 1 109.0 108 75 53 11 60 3 38 1 0 4 1.541 8.9 0.9 5.0 3.1 0.63
5 Tom Brennan 26 12 7 .632 3.17 26 26 8 3 0 176.0 176 70 62 8 38 4 102 6 1 3 1.216 9.0 0.4 1.9 5.2 2.68
6 Tom Brown 29 2 3 .400 4.50 39 0 0 0 5 74.0 87 45 37 7 27 3 37 0 0 3 1.541 10.6 0.9 3.3 4.5 1.37 Stats for 2 teams
7 Bobby Cuellar 26 3 7 .300 3.33 37 4 1 0 4 127.0 127 61 47 6 53 9 69 2 1 4 1.417 9.0 0.4 3.8 4.9 1.30
8 Mike Garman 29 6 3 .667 4.66 44 0 0 0 10 87.0 104 53 45 7 31 2 38 2 1 2 1.552 10.8 0.7 3.2 3.9 1.23 Stats for 2 teams
9 Todd Heimer* 24 1 1 .500 4.95 7 0 0 0 0 20.0 14 16 11 1 32 0 14 0 0 3 2.300 6.3 0.4 14.4 6.3 0.44
10 Gary Melson 26 6 9 .400 3.55 26 21 5 1 0 137.0 134 69 54 6 68 2 105 7 3 3 1.474 8.8 0.4 4.5 6.9 1.54
11 Steve Narleski 23 1 1 .500 4.09 4 1 0 0 0 11.0 7 7 5 1 5 1 4 0 1 1 1.091 5.7 0.8 4.1 3.3 0.80
12 Carl Nicholson 23 1 2 .333 6.90 6 6 0 0 0 30.0 43 27 23 3 22 0 20 1 1 6 2.167 12.9 0.9 6.6 6.0 0.91
13 Nate Puryear 24 7 10 .412 4.93 19 19 6 1 0 115.0 127 74 63 4 67 2 50 4 0 4 1.687 9.9 0.3 5.2 3.9 0.75
14 Mike Stanton 26 3 3 .500 2.40 8 7 3 1 0 45.0 43 17 12 1 23 3 34 2 0 4 1.467 8.6 0.2 4.6 6.8 1.48
15 Sandy Wihtol 24 5 5 .500 2.44 49 0 0 0 16 85.0 73 24 23 4 38 8 73 2 1 5 1.306 7.7 0.4 4.0 7.7 1.92
16 Jesse Wright* 25 0 1 .000 14.62 5 0 0 0 0 8.0 12 13 13 0 9 0 4 1 0 2 2.625 13.5 0.0 10.1 4.5 0.44
16 Players 25.9 74 73 .503 4.05 147 147 113 34 12 37 1274.0 1266 689 573 73 634 41 847 33 10 61 1.491 8.9 0.5 4.5 6.0 1.34
* - 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
Bob Allietta 83 387 45 5 6 .989 5.20 8
Ron Hassey 38 281 42 2 3 .994 8.50 3
Bo Diaz 31 223 24 5 4 .980 7.97 2
Tim Norrid 4 8 1 1 0 .900 2.25 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Cage 76 660 73 9 64 .988 9.64
Sal Rende 56 500 30 3 42 .994 9.46
Tim Norrid 9 71 5 1 4 .987 8.44
Bob Allietta 6 24 1 1 4 .962 4.17
Dell Alston 6 38 3 0 5 1.000 6.83

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Oliver 129 250 363 22 74 .965 4.75
Hugh Yancy 23 35 48 6 7 .933 3.61
Mike Champion 3 5 5 1 0 .909 3.33
Larry Lintz 3 5 6 2 1 .846 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Champion 117 68 214 16 12 .946 2.41
Taylor Duncan 16 14 25 3 2 .929 2.44 Stats for 2 teams
Hugh Yancy 16 15 26 6 4 .872 2.56
Tim Norrid 6 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.33
Ron Hassey 2 1 2 0 1 1.000 1.50
Rob Ellis 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Dybzinski 132 269 409 30 91 .958 5.14
Mike Champion 16 16 33 6 7 .891 3.06
Dave Oliver 6 9 16 1 3 .962 4.17

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Chiles 118 188 11 4 2 .980 1.69
Tim Norrid 94 178 8 7 0 .964 1.98
Rob Ellis 79 118 11 2 4 .985 1.63 Stats for 2 teams
Sheldon Mallory 75 168 1 8 0 .955 2.25
Horace Speed 65 124 4 4 0 .970 1.97
Dell Alston 63 132 10 6 2 .959 2.25
Hugh Yancy 25 21 1 4 1 .846 0.88
Bob Allietta 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mike Champion 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sandy Wihtol 49 5 16 1 4 .955 0.43
Mike Garman 44 9 8 1 0 .944 0.39 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Brown 39 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.18 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Cuellar 37 7 14 2 0 .913 0.57
Larry Andersen 27 14 24 2 3 .950 1.41
Juan Berenguer 26 11 15 2 1 .929 1.00
Tom Brennan 26 12 35 2 1 .959 1.81
Gary Melson 26 14 8 5 2 .815 0.85
Rick Borchers 24 9 25 3 5 .919 1.42
Nate Puryear 19 11 19 3 1 .909 1.58
Vic Albury 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mike Stanton 8 2 11 1 2 .929 1.63
Todd Heimer 7 0 3 1 0 .750 0.43
Carl Nicholson 6 0 5 1 1 .833 0.83
Jesse Wright 5 0 6 0 0 1.000 1.20
Steve Narleski 4 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Vic Albury 32 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 12, 1947 Key West, FL, US
Bob Allietta 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 1, 1952 New Bedford, MA, US
Dell Alston 26 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1952 Valhalla, NY, US
Larry Andersen 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 6, 1953 Portland, OR, US
Juan Berenguer 24 R R 5' 11.0" 186 Nov 30, 1954 Aguadulce, Cocle, PA
Rick Borchers 24 R L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 28, 1955
Tom Brennan 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 30, 1952 Chicago, IL, US
Tom Brown 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 10, 1949 Lafayette, LA, US
Wayne Cage 27 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Nov 23, 1951 Monroe, LA, US
Mike Champion 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 10, 1955 Montgomery, AL, US
Rich Chiles 29 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 22, 1949 Sacramento, CA, US
Bobby Cuellar 26 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Aug 20, 1952 Alice, TX, US
Bo Diaz 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 23, 1953 Cua, Miranda, VE
Taylor Duncan 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 12, 1953 Memphis, TN, US
Jerry Dybzinski 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 7, 1955 Cleveland, OH, US
Rob Ellis 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1950 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Mike Garman 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 16, 1949 Caldwell, ID, US
Ron Hassey 26 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 27, 1953 Tucson, AZ, US
Todd Heimer 24 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 7, 1955
Larry Lintz 29 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Oct 10, 1949 Martinez, CA, US
Sheldon Mallory 25 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 16, 1953 Argo, IL, US
Gary Melson 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 27, 1953
Steve Narleski 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 12, 1955 Camden, NJ, US
Carl Nicholson 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 1956
Tim Norrid 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 8, 1955 Ripley, TN, US
Dave Oliver 28 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 7, 1951 Stockton, CA, US
Nate Puryear 24 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jul 30, 1954 Biloxi, MS, US
Sal Rende 23 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 17, 1955
Horace Speed 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 4, 1951 Los Angeles, CA, US
Mike Stanton 26 S R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 25, 1952 St. Louis, MO, US
Sandy Wihtol 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 1, 1955 Palo Alto, CA, US
Jesse Wright 25 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1954 New Preston, CT, US
Hugh Yancy 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 16, 1950 Sarasota, FL, US

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