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1968 Cocoa Astros

1968 > Class A > 1968 Florida State League (East)
Overall: 74-65
Scored 554 runs, Allowed 509 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-64

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Leo Posada and Tony Pacheco
Represented: Cocoa, FL
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 Ed Acosta# 24 29 57 54 2 10 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 21 .185 .185 .222 .407 12 0 3 0
2 Gordon Allen 20 62 201 172 17 29 4 4 2 17 0 0 24 40 .169 .266 .273 .540 47 0 2 3
3 Ed Armbrister 19 129 509 472 75 123 17 3 2 32 35 10 29 74 .261 .308 .322 .630 152 4 3 1
4 Wayne Brechtel 19 19 31 27 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 12 .148 .207 .148 .355 4 0 2 0
5 Tom Brown 20 108 369 348 29 85 12 1 1 39 6 3 14 55 .244 .280 .293 .573 102 4 1 2
6 Clinton Burr 18 14 30 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 12 .000 .042 .000 .042 0 0 6 1
7 Ray Busse 19 124 444 424 45 99 17 4 4 52 10 2 14 66 .233 .260 .321 .580 136 2 1 3
8 Charles Bynon 21 12 15 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 1 0
9 Cesar Cedeno 17 69 196 180 19 46 8 2 0 16 5 4 12 35 .256 .308 .322 .630 58 2 1 1
10 Rodney Clabo# 21 19 44 41 5 9 0 1 0 3 1 0 3 10 .220 .273 .268 .541 11 0 0 0
11 Alexis Corro 19 63 199 170 16 35 2 1 0 11 7 5 19 36 .206 .299 .229 .528 39 4 5 1
12 Clifford Davis# 29 34 30 30 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .300 .300 .600 9 0 0 0
13 Jaime Davis 18 73 236 211 30 46 6 4 0 23 9 2 21 29 .218 .298 .284 .582 60 3 1 0
14 Ronald Del Papa 19 3 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Edward Ford* 19 22 87 74 11 29 2 0 0 9 5 2 12 6 .392 .483 .419 .902 31 1 0 0
16 Steve Grover* 19 11 17 17 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .235 .235 .353 .588 6 0 0 0
17 Buddy Harris 19 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
18 Candy Harris# 20 71 272 240 40 65 7 3 0 14 14 9 27 38 .271 .349 .325 .674 78 3 0 2
19 Ricky Hartzog# 19 6 9 9 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 3 0 0 0
20 Miguel Hernandez* 19 18 29 25 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 4 .200 .310 .200 .510 5 0 0 0
21 Craig Hilden# 18 17 23 21 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 .095 .091 .143 .234 3 0 1 1
22 Juan Jimenez 19 8 7 6 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .333 .619 2 0 0 0
23 Cliff Johnson 20 117 421 353 60 102 17 3 10 61 3 0 45 55 .289 .385 .439 .824 155 15 0 8
24 Herman Johnson* 21 21 25 24 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 9 .167 .200 .167 .367 4 0 0 0
25 Tom Koziol* 20 84 304 271 41 72 8 3 0 25 10 2 27 20 .266 .340 .317 .657 86 4 1 1
26 Gerald Lensing* 19 30 42 34 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 14 .118 .211 .118 .328 4 0 4 0
27 Gary Long 19 27 72 63 2 11 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 14 .175 .264 .175 .438 11 0 0 1
28 John Mayberry* 19 64 248 195 34 66 9 3 14 48 1 1 41 21 .338 .468 .631 1.099 123 9 0 3
29 Roy McAlister 19 21 13 13 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .308 .308 .308 .615 4 0 0 0
30 Michael McFarland 21 13 26 19 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 6 .263 .417 .263 .680 5 0 2 0
31 Emmitt Money 19 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 James Murphy 22 60 203 176 24 48 8 5 1 31 2 1 23 31 .273 .358 .392 .750 69 1 2 1
33 Danny Nixon* 21 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
34 Doug Olson 18 25 52 35 4 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 11 15 .057 .277 .057 .334 2 0 5 1
35 Tony Paulino 29 29 108 89 18 20 3 1 1 13 4 0 19 19 .225 .361 .315 .676 28 0 0 0
36 Leo Posada 32 52 186 148 39 42 7 4 3 25 3 1 35 26 .284 .419 .446 .865 66 1 0 2
37 Alfredo Preciado 21 9 23 19 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 0 1 0
38 Russ Rothermel* 20 8 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
39 Ronald Salter 21 30 102 89 10 22 2 1 2 13 1 0 12 29 .247 .337 .360 .696 32 0 1 0
40 Robert Santee 21 5 8 7 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .429 .571 3 0 1 0
41 Oscar Sed 20 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0
42 William Steinkamp 20 23 54 51 4 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 9 .255 .296 .275 .571 14 1 0 0
43 Tom Suchanek 22 13 9 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 1 0
43 Players 20.3 139 4722 4168 554 1030 136 43 40 364 117 41 422 890 .247 .322 .329 .652 1372 56 44 32 30
* - 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 Ed Acosta 24 8 12 .400 2.56 29 23 8 2 158.0 127 69 45 3 86 7 155 15 0 10 1.348 7.2 0.2 4.9 8.8 1.80
2 Wayne Brechtel 19 7 7 .500 3.00 19 15 2 1 87.0 70 40 29 5 56 3 71 1 1 5 1.448 7.2 0.5 5.8 7.3 1.27
3 Clinton Burr 18 6 3 .667 2.96 14 12 3 2 76.0 62 31 25 4 43 2 55 5 1 3 1.382 7.3 0.5 5.1 6.5 1.28
4 Charles Bynon 21 3 5 .375 3.49 12 7 3 0 49.0 49 24 19 1 28 2 39 2 2 0 1.571 9.0 0.2 5.1 7.2 1.39
5 Clifford Davis 29 8 3 .727 1.18 34 0 0 0 76.0 48 14 10 0 37 1 75 3 0 6 1.118 5.7 0.0 4.4 8.9 2.03
6 Steve Grover* 19 2 3 .400 2.82 11 9 2 0 51.0 39 27 16 0 31 0 47 6 0 5 1.373 6.9 0.0 5.5 8.3 1.52
7 Buddy Harris 19 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 6.0 7 5 0 0 4 0 10 0 0 0 1.833 10.5 0.0 6.0 15.0 2.50
8 Craig Hilden* 18 5 5 .500 3.41 15 11 2 1 66.0 56 32 25 1 28 1 57 3 0 7 1.273 7.6 0.1 3.8 7.8 2.04
9 Juan Jimenez 19 1 1 .500 6.30 6 1 0 0 20.0 31 14 14 0 6 4 16 1 0 1 1.850 14.0 0.0 2.7 7.2 2.67
10 Herman Johnson* 21 3 2 .600 3.81 19 6 3 2 59.0 49 35 25 1 42 0 57 9 0 12 1.542 7.5 0.2 6.4 8.7 1.36
11 John Kryczkowski* 19 0 0 3.00 4 0 0 0 3.0 1 1 1 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 1.667 3.0 0.0 12.0 6.0 0.50
12 Gerald Lensing 19 12 9 .571 3.35 29 15 6 2 113.0 115 50 42 5 53 4 96 5 0 4 1.487 9.2 0.4 4.2 7.6 1.81
13 Roy McAlister 19 4 0 1.000 4.59 21 2 0 0 49.0 61 34 25 1 35 0 29 1 0 5 1.959 11.2 0.2 6.4 5.3 0.83
14 Michael McFarland 21 3 4 .429 2.38 13 10 5 0 68.0 60 27 18 1 30 4 49 1 0 1 1.324 7.9 0.1 4.0 6.5 1.63
15 Emmitt Money 19 0 0 10.50 3 0 0 0 6.0 8 7 7 0 6 1 2 1 0 3 2.333 12.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
16 Danny Nixon* 21 0 1 .000 11.57 3 1 0 0 7.0 6 10 9 2 10 1 8 1 0 1 2.286 7.7 2.6 12.9 10.3 0.80
17 Doug Olson 18 9 8 .529 2.56 25 22 6 1 144.0 137 57 41 2 38 2 101 3 0 3 1.215 8.6 0.1 2.4 6.3 2.66
18 Leo Posada 32 0 1 .000 10.80 3 0 0 0 5.0 9 7 6 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.600 16.2 0.0 7.2 1.8 0.25
19 Russ Rothermel* 20 0 0 6.30 8 0 0 0 10.0 7 9 7 0 10 0 8 2 0 1 1.700 6.3 0.0 9.0 7.2 0.80
20 Robert Santee 21 0 1 .000 4.50 5 4 0 0 18.0 18 11 9 0 21 0 6 2 0 1 2.167 9.0 0.0 10.5 3.0 0.29
21 Tom Suchanek 22 3 0 1.000 1.38 13 0 0 0 26.0 18 5 4 0 16 1 18 1 0 4 1.308 6.2 0.0 5.5 6.2 1.13
21 Players 20.8 74 65 .532 3.09 139 139 99 40 12 1096.2 978 509 377 26 588 34 902 62 4 72 4860 1.428 8.0 0.2 4.8 7.4 1.53
* - 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
Cliff Johnson 109 623 54 24 2 .966 6.21 16
Gary Long 26 127 13 2 1 .986 5.38 9
William Steinkamp 21 115 12 2 0 .984 6.05 5
Ronald Del Papa 2 14 1 1 0 .938 7.50 3
Oscar Sed 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Mayberry 64 479 22 7 51 .986 7.83
James Murphy 58 375 17 6 32 .985 6.76
Gordon Allen 17 89 4 10 7 .903 5.47
Leo Posada 5 24 2 1 3 .963 5.20
Cliff Johnson 2 12 1 2 0 .867 6.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Koziol 82 124 150 13 37 .955 3.34
Alexis Corro 39 86 76 7 16 .959 4.15
Ronald Salter 24 35 58 12 13 .886 3.88
Tony Paulino 1 5 0 1 0 .833 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Brown 104 51 133 36 9 .836 1.77
Tony Paulino 23 15 29 2 7 .957 1.91
Leo Posada 9 4 10 0 1 1.000 1.56
Alfredo Preciado 4 4 9 0 1 1.000 3.25
Ronald Salter 4 1 4 5 0 .500 1.25
Ray Busse 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Tom Koziol 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ray Busse 122 207 329 36 57 .937 4.39
Alexis Corro 15 22 32 11 10 .831 3.60
Tony Paulino 3 9 14 0 1 1.000 7.67
Alfredo Preciado 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Armbrister 127 169 6 12 0 .936 1.38
Candy Harris 71 107 1 7 0 .939 1.52
Jaime Davis 68 86 6 8 0 .920 1.35
Cesar Cedeno 53 70 4 7 1 .914 1.40
Gordon Allen 44 51 2 3 1 .946 1.20
Leo Posada 34 57 2 2 0 .967 1.74
Edward Ford 21 21 3 0 1 1.000 1.14
Rodney Clabo 12 11 1 1 0 .923 1.00
Miguel Hernandez 10 16 0 2 0 .889 1.60
Ricky Hartzog 5 1 0 1 0 .500 0.20
Cliff Johnson 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clifford Davis 34 2 9 3 1 .786 0.32
Ed Acosta 29 4 17 3 1 .875 0.72
Gerald Lensing 29 6 16 2 4 .917 0.76
Doug Olson 25 8 13 1 0 .955 0.84
Roy McAlister 21 3 3 1 1 .857 0.29
Wayne Brechtel 19 2 6 2 1 .800 0.42
Herman Johnson 19 1 5 5 0 .545 0.32
Craig Hilden 15 2 10 1 1 .923 0.80
Clinton Burr 14 7 8 0 3 1.000 1.07
Michael McFarland 13 5 8 3 0 .813 1.00
Tom Suchanek 13 0 2 1 1 .667 0.15
Charles Bynon 12 3 4 2 1 .778 0.58
Steve Grover 11 1 7 1 1 .889 0.73
Russ Rothermel 8 0.00
Juan Jimenez 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Robert Santee 5 1 7 0 1 1.000 1.60
John Kryczkowski 4 0.00
Emmitt Money 3 0.00
Danny Nixon 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Buddy Harris 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Acosta 24 S R 6' 5.0" 215 Mar 9, 1944 Boquete, PA
Gordon Allen 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 11, 1948
Ed Armbrister 19 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 4, 1948 Nassau, BS
Wayne Brechtel 19 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 14, 1949 Ridgway, PA, US
Tom Brown 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 11, 1947 Lakeview, OR, US
Clinton Burr 18 R R 6' 5.0" 210 1950
Ray Busse 19 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Charles Bynon 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Nov 1, 1946
Cesar Cedeno 17 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 25, 1951 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Rodney Clabo 21 S R 6' 1.0" 190 1947
Alexis Corro 19 R R 5' 10.0" 145 Jun 19, 1949
Clifford Davis 29 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 30, 1938 Alice, TX, US
Jaime Davis 18 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 11, 1949
Ronald Del Papa 19 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948
Edward Ford 19 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 22, 1948
Steve Grover 19 L L 6' 0.0" 200 Dec 28, 1948
Buddy Harris 19 R R 6' 7.0" 245 Dec 5, 1948 Philadelphia, PA, US
Candy Harris 20 S R 6' 0.0" 160 Sep 17, 1947 Selma, AL, US
Ricky Hartzog 19 S R 6' 1.0" 174 Sep 16, 1948
Miguel Hernandez 19 L L 5' 7.0" 155 Apr 18, 1949
Craig Hilden 18 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 10, 1949
Juan Jimenez 19 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Mar 8, 1949 La Torre, La Vega, DO
Cliff Johnson 20 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 22, 1947 San Antonio, TX, US
Herman Johnson 21 L L 6' 7.0" 208 May 11, 1947
Tom Koziol 20 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 17, 1948 Poughkeepsie, NY, US
John Kryczkowski 19 L L 5' 11.0" 177 May 20, 1949 Hamtramck, MI, US
Gerald Lensing 19 L R 6' 1.0" 185 May 10, 1949
Gary Long 19 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 13, 1949
John Mayberry 19 L L 6' 3.0" 215 Feb 18, 1949 Detroit, MI, US
Roy McAlister 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 8, 1949
Michael McFarland 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 1, 1946 Ironton, MO, US
Emmitt Money 19 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 31, 1949
James Murphy 22 R R 6' 4.0" 180 1946
Danny Nixon 21 L L 6' 4.0" 208 Nov 8, 1946
Doug Olson 18 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 20, 1949
Tony Paulino 29 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 25, 1938
Leo Posada 32 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 15, 1936 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Alfredo Preciado 21 R R 5' 11.0" 158 1947
Russ Rothermel 20 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 21, 1948 Pottsville, PA, US
Ronald Salter 21 R R 6' 1.0" 169 Oct 12, 1946
Robert Santee 21 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 9, 1946
Oscar Sed 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1948
William Steinkamp 20 R R 5' 9.0" 190 1948
Tom Suchanek 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 12, 1946

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