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1978 Omaha Royals

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 American Association (West)
Overall: 66-69
Scored 601 runs, Allowed 652 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-73

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: John Sullivan
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 German Barranca* 21 61 263 229 23 54 5 0 0 17 12 6 29 31 .236 .321 .258 .578 59 1 1 3
2 Randy Bass* 24 127 528 423 78 118 26 0 22 78 1 3 100 99 .279 .417 .496 .913 210 2 0 3
3 Dave Cripe 27 133 560 473 84 142 18 5 9 53 1 1 70 43 .300 .395 .416 .811 197 8 3 6
4 Michael Denevi 25 43 137 120 10 20 1 1 1 9 1 0 12 25 .167 .244 .217 .461 26 1 2 2
5 Bob Detherage 23 82 322 291 39 77 10 5 5 47 15 3 28 65 .265 .328 .385 .713 112 0 2 1
6 Larry Foster 27 21 74 56 6 11 1 0 3 5 1 0 16 20 .196 .392 .375 .767 21 2 0 0
7 Jim Fuller 27 19 67 61 8 12 1 0 2 7 0 0 5 21 .197 .269 .311 .580 19 1 0 0
8 Jim Gaudet 23 107 415 374 44 83 10 4 4 36 2 4 31 69 .222 .286 .302 .588 113 4 2 4
9 Tim Ireland# 25 62 237 193 29 52 7 1 4 27 5 5 34 20 .269 .391 .378 .769 73 5 4 1
10 Rudy Kinard 28 110 400 363 44 95 10 3 1 40 2 0 29 50 .262 .315 .314 .629 114 0 6 2
11 Art Kusnyer 32 61 239 214 26 50 9 0 5 26 1 0 15 43 .234 .295 .346 .641 74 5 2 3
12 Brian Murphy 34 5 9 9 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 3 0 0 0
13 Brian Nakamoto 27 5 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 0 0 0
14 Jim Nettles* 31 125 513 444 60 116 19 7 16 70 10 4 62 67 .261 .350 .444 .794 197 1 2 4
15 Darrell Parker 22 124 517 496 58 134 19 3 8 48 3 3 14 56 .270 .289 .369 .658 183 1 2 4
16 Craig Perkins 29 83 323 273 49 75 8 0 18 41 1 1 42 40 .275 .379 .502 .881 137 5 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
17 Luis Silverio 21 125 525 461 78 106 22 4 19 57 38 14 51 120 .230 .308 .419 .727 193 4 3 6
18 Joe Zdeb 25 19 81 69 12 21 2 2 2 12 4 1 11 8 .304 .400 .478 .878 33 0 1 0
18 Players 25.4 135 4920 4305 601 1096 160 35 101 533 96 44 509 749 .255 .336 .378 .714 1629 37 30 39 20
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 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 Mark Ballinger 29 4 2 .667 3.76 33 3 1 1 0 115.0 98 51 48 12 64 3 81 7 0 10 1.409 7.7 0.9 5.0 6.3 1.27
2 Mitchell Bobinger* 24 0 1 .000 5.40 6 0 0 0 0 5.0 5 4 3 1 6 0 4 0 0 0 2.200 9.0 1.8 10.8 7.2 0.67
3 Steve Busby 28 3 7 .300 5.45 12 12 2 0 0 66.0 78 47 40 7 32 1 32 1 1 3 1.667 10.6 1.0 4.4 4.4 1.00
4 Gary Christenson* 25 8 5 .615 4.25 18 18 3 0 0 110.0 109 63 52 12 37 0 61 2 1 6 1.327 8.9 1.0 3.0 5.0 1.65
5 Jerry Cram 30 7 4 .636 3.45 42 1 1 0 10 99.0 97 42 38 10 36 6 54 3 0 6 1.343 8.8 0.9 3.3 4.9 1.50
6 Mark Daly* 23 1 5 .167 4.37 8 7 0 0 0 35.0 43 28 17 4 16 0 21 3 1 6 1.686 11.1 1.0 4.1 5.4 1.31
7 Michael Denevi 25 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 4.000 27.0 0.0 9.0 18.0 2.00
8 Craig Eaton 23 6 4 .600 4.80 14 14 5 0 0 90.0 99 49 48 12 33 0 36 0 1 4 1.467 9.9 1.2 3.3 3.6 1.09
9 Rich Gale 24 1 1 .500 4.29 3 3 1 0 0 21.0 17 13 10 1 8 0 24 0 0 0 1.190 7.3 0.4 3.4 10.3 3.00
10 Steve Hamrick* 26 4 6 .400 6.12 20 13 0 0 1 75.0 83 58 51 7 47 0 41 3 0 6 1.733 10.0 0.8 5.6 4.9 0.87
11 Gary Lance 29 2 6 .250 6.23 23 11 1 0 0 91.0 101 71 63 9 50 1 46 5 1 14 1.659 10.0 0.9 4.9 4.5 0.92
12 Renie Martin 22 2 2 .500 3.32 13 0 0 0 1 19.0 16 9 7 1 9 0 10 0 0 0 1.316 7.6 0.5 4.3 4.7 1.11
13 Randy McGilberry 24 1 4 .200 2.84 25 0 0 0 5 38.0 32 14 12 0 25 4 25 0 1 3 1.500 7.6 0.0 5.9 5.9 1.00
14 Bill Paschall 24 14 9 .609 3.63 26 26 13 2 0 186.0 194 77 75 22 32 1 80 6 0 0 1.215 9.4 1.1 1.5 3.9 2.50
15 Jim Sadowski 26 1 2 .333 6.86 7 2 0 0 0 21.0 25 19 16 5 11 2 8 1 0 1 1.714 10.7 2.1 4.7 3.4 0.73
16 George Throop 27 12 10 .545 5.47 25 25 12 1 0 153.0 170 97 93 18 64 0 77 9 0 3 1.529 10.0 1.1 3.8 4.5 1.20
17 Gary Wright* 25 0 1 .000 3.60 9 0 0 0 10.0 13 5 4 1 4 0 5 0 0 2 1.700 11.7 0.9 3.6 4.5 1.25
17 Players 26.2 66 69 .489 4.61 135 135 96 39 6 19 1137.0 1187 652 582 122 475 18 608 40 6 66 1.462 9.4 1.0 3.8 4.8 1.28

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jim Gaudet 97 489 53 19 6 .966 5.59 7
Art Kusnyer 33 158 23 4 2 .978 5.48 0
Brian Nakamoto 5 22 2 0 0 1.000 4.80 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Bass 126 1142 92 10 125 .992 9.79
Jim Nettles 8 50 10 1 4 .984 7.50
Jim Fuller 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Art Kusnyer 1 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Ireland 62 156 207 11 50 .971 5.85
German Barranca 61 126 167 13 50 .958 4.80
Rudy Kinard 15 21 45 1 7 .985 4.40

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Cripe 133 99 275 25 25 .937 2.81
Michael Denevi 2 0 2 1 1 .667 1.00
Rudy Kinard 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Kinard 95 151 276 9 60 .979 4.49
Michael Denevi 39 60 114 12 27 .935 4.46
Brian Murphy 5 4 8 1 1 .923 2.40

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Silverio 122 312 12 8 3 .976 2.66
Jim Nettles 107 182 5 3 0 .984 1.75
Bob Detherage 77 153 3 3 0 .981 2.03
Darrell Parker 63 123 2 1 0 .992 1.98
Joe Zdeb 18 28 2 0 1 1.000 1.67
Jim Fuller 12 13 1 0 0 1.000 1.17
Larry Foster 10 9 1 1 0 .909 1.00
Rudy Kinard 1 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Cram 42 6 12 1 1 .947 0.43
Mark Ballinger 33 8 15 7 2 .767 0.70
Bill Paschall 26 20 21 0 0 1.000 1.58
Randy McGilberry 25 4 9 2 0 .867 0.52
George Throop 25 19 25 1 0 .978 1.76
Gary Lance 23 10 24 2 2 .944 1.48
Steve Hamrick 20 3 8 0 4 1.000 0.55
Gary Christenson 18 7 15 3 1 .880 1.22
Craig Eaton 14 10 9 1 1 .950 1.36
Renie Martin 13 2 5 2 0 .778 0.54
Steve Busby 12 3 4 2 0 .778 0.58
Gary Wright 9 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.22
Mark Daly 8 0 13 1 1 .929 1.63
Jim Sadowski 7 3 1 0 0 1.000 0.57
Mitchell Bobinger 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Rich Gale 3 0 5 1 0 .833 1.67
Michael Denevi 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mark Ballinger 29 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Jan 31, 1949 Glendale, CA, US
German Barranca 21 L R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 19, 1956 Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Randy Bass 24 L R 6' 1.0" 210 Mar 13, 1954 Lawton, OK, US
Mitchell Bobinger 24 R L 6' 3.0" 190 1954 US
Steve Busby 28 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 29, 1949 Burbank, CA, US
Gary Christenson 25 L L 6' 5.0" 200 May 5, 1953 Mineola, NY, US
Jerry Cram 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 9, 1947 Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 7, 1951 Ramona, CA, US
Mark Daly 23 R L 6' 1.0" 197 Sep 11, 1954 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Michael Denevi 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 19, 1953
Bob Detherage 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 20, 1954 Springfield, MO, US
Craig Eaton 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 7, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Foster 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 23, 1951
Jim Fuller 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Nov 28, 1950 Bethesda, MD, US
Rich Gale 24 R R 6' 7.0" 225 Jan 19, 1954 Littleton, NH, US
Jim Gaudet 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 3, 1955 New Orleans, LA, US
Steve Hamrick 26 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 17, 1952
Tim Ireland 25 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 14, 1953 Oakland, CA, US
Rudy Kinard 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 27, 1949
Art Kusnyer 32 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Dec 19, 1945 Akron, OH, US
Gary Lance 29 S R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 21, 1948 Greenville, SC, US
Renie Martin 22 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Aug 30, 1955 Dover, DE, US
Randy McGilberry 24 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 29, 1953 Mobile, AL, US
Brian Murphy 34 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 11, 1944
Brian Nakamoto 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 26, 1950 Palo Alto, CA, US
Jim Nettles 31 L L 6' 0.0" 186 Mar 2, 1947 San Diego, CA, US
Darrell Parker 22 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Nov 3, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Paschall 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 22, 1954 Norfolk, VA, US
Craig Perkins 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 23, 1949 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Sadowski 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 7, 1951 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Luis Silverio 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 23, 1956 Villa Gonzalez, Santiago, DO
George Throop 27 R R 6' 7.0" 205 Nov 24, 1950 Pasadena, CA, US
Gary Wright 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 7, 1952
Joe Zdeb 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1953 Compton, IL, US

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