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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 54 10 2 0 0 .185 .222 12
2 Gordon Allen 20 62 172 29 4 4 2 .169 .273 47
3 Ed Armbrister 19 129 472 123 17 3 2 .261 .322 152
4 Wayne Brechtel 19 19 27 4 0 0 0 .148 .148 4
5 Tom Brown 20 108 348 85 12 1 1 .244 .293 102
6 Clinton Burr 18 14 22 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Ray Busse 19 124 424 99 17 4 4 .233 .321 136
8 Charles Bynon 21 12 13 3 0 0 0 .231 .231 3
9 Cesar Cedeno 17 69 180 46 8 2 0 .256 .322 58
10 Rodney Clabo# 21 19 41 9 0 1 0 .220 .268 11
11 Alexis Corro 19 63 170 35 2 1 0 .206 .229 39
12 Clifford Davis# 29 34 30 9 0 0 0 .300 .300 9
13 Jaime Davis 18 73 211 46 6 4 0 .218 .284 60
14 Ronald Del Papa 19 3 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Edward Ford* 19 22 74 29 2 0 0 .392 .419 31
16 Steve Grover* 19 11 17 4 2 0 0 .235 .353 6
17 Buddy Harris 19 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Candy Harris# 20 71 240 65 7 3 0 .271 .325 78
19 Ricky Hartzog# 19 6 9 3 0 0 0 .333 .333 3
20 Miguel Hernandez* 19 18 25 5 0 0 0 .200 .200 5
21 Craig Hilden# 18 15 21 2 1 0 0 .095 .143 3
22 Juan Jimenez 19 6 6 1 1 0 0 .167 .333 2
23 Cliff Johnson 20 117 353 102 17 3 10 .289 .439 155
24 Herman Johnson* 21 19 24 4 0 0 0 .167 .167 4
25 Tom Koziol* 20 84 271 72 8 3 0 .266 .317 86
26 Gerald Lensing* 19 29 34 4 0 0 0 .118 .118 4
27 Gary Long 19 27 63 11 0 0 0 .175 .175 11
28 John Mayberry* 19 64 195 66 9 3 14 .338 .631 123
29 Roy McAlister 19 21 13 4 0 0 0 .308 .308 4
30 Michael McFarland 21 13 19 5 0 0 0 .263 .263 5
31 Emmitt Money 19 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
32 James Murphy 22 60 176 48 8 5 1 .273 .392 69
33 Danny Nixon* 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
34 Doug Olson 18 25 35 2 0 0 0 .057 .057 2
35 Tony Paulino 29 29 89 20 3 1 1 .225 .315 28
36 Leo Posada 32 52 148 42 7 4 3 .284 .446 66
37 Alfredo Preciado 21 9 19 1 0 0 0 .053 .053 1
38 Russ Rothermel* 20 8 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
39 Ronald Salter 21 30 89 22 2 1 2 .247 .360 32
40 Robert Santee 21 5 7 1 0 1 0 .143 .429 3
41 Oscar Sed 20 4 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
42 William Steinkamp 20 23 51 13 1 0 0 .255 .275 14
43 Tom Suchanek 22 13 8 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 2
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 23 158.0 127 69 45 3 86 1.348 7.2 0.2 4.9
2 Wayne Brechtel 19 7 7 .500 3.00 19 15 87.0 70 40 29 5 56 1.448 7.2 0.5 5.8
3 Clinton Burr 18 6 3 .667 2.96 14 12 76.0 62 31 25 4 43 1.382 7.3 0.5 5.1
4 Charles Bynon 21 3 5 .375 3.49 12 7 49.0 49 24 19 1 28 1.571 9.0 0.2 5.1
5 Clifford Davis 29 8 3 .727 1.18 34 0 76.0 48 14 10 0 37 1.118 5.7 0.0 4.4
6 Steve Grover* 19 2 3 .400 2.82 11 9 51.0 39 27 16 0 31 1.373 6.9 0.0 5.5
7 Buddy Harris 19 0 0 0.00 1 1 6.0 7 5 0 0 4 1.833 10.5 0.0 6.0
8 Craig Hilden* 18 5 5 .500 3.41 15 11 66.0 56 32 25 1 28 1.273 7.6 0.1 3.8
9 Juan Jimenez 19 1 1 .500 6.30 6 1 20.0 31 14 14 0 6 1.850 14.0 0.0 2.7
10 Herman Johnson* 21 3 2 .600 3.81 19 6 59.0 49 35 25 1 42 1.542 7.5 0.2 6.4
11 John Kryczkowski* 19 0 0 3.00 4 0 3.0 1 1 1 0 4 1.667 3.0 0.0 12.0
12 Gerald Lensing 19 12 9 .571 3.35 29 15 113.0 115 50 42 5 53 1.487 9.2 0.4 4.2
13 Roy McAlister 19 4 0 1.000 4.59 21 2 49.0 61 34 25 1 35 1.959 11.2 0.2 6.4
14 Michael McFarland 21 3 4 .429 2.38 13 10 68.0 60 27 18 1 30 1.324 7.9 0.1 4.0
15 Emmitt Money 19 0 0 10.50 3 0 6.0 8 7 7 0 6 2.333 12.0 0.0 9.0
16 Danny Nixon* 21 0 1 .000 11.57 3 1 7.0 6 10 9 2 10 2.286 7.7 2.6 12.9
17 Doug Olson 18 9 8 .529 2.56 25 22 144.0 137 57 41 2 38 1.215 8.6 0.1 2.4
18 Leo Posada 32 0 1 .000 10.80 3 0 5.0 9 7 6 0 4 2.600 16.2 0.0 7.2
19 Russ Rothermel* 20 0 0 6.30 8 0 10.0 7 9 7 0 10 1.700 6.3 0.0 9.0
20 Robert Santee 21 0 1 .000 4.50 5 4 18.0 18 11 9 0 21 2.167 9.0 0.0 10.5
21 Tom Suchanek 22 3 0 1.000 1.38 13 0 26.0 18 5 4 0 16 1.308 6.2 0.0 5.5
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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clifford Davis 34 0.00
Ed Acosta 29 0.00
Gerald Lensing 29 0.00
Doug Olson 25 0.00
Roy McAlister 21 0.00
Wayne Brechtel 19 0.00
Herman Johnson 19 0.00
Craig Hilden 15 0.00
Clinton Burr 14 0.00
Michael McFarland 13 0.00
Tom Suchanek 13 0.00
Charles Bynon 12 0.00
Steve Grover 11 0.00
Russ Rothermel 8 0.00
Juan Jimenez 6 0.00
Robert Santee 5 0.00
John Kryczkowski 4 0.00
Emmitt Money 3 0.00
Danny Nixon 3 0.00
Buddy Harris 1 0.00

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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