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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
1German Barranca*21612632292354500171262931.236.321.258.57859113
2Randy Bass*241275284237811826022781310099.279.417.496.913210203
3Dave Cripe2713356047384142185953117043.300.395.416.811197836
4Michael Denevi254313712010201119101225.
5Bob Detherage238232229139771055471532865.265.328.385.713112021
6Larry Foster272174566111035101620.196.392.375.76721200
7Jim Fuller27196761812102700521.197.269.311.58019100
8Jim Gaudet231074153744483104436243169.222.286.302.588113424
9Tim Ireland#2562237193295271427553420.269.391.378.76973541
10Rudy Kinard281104003634495103140202950.262.315.314.629114062
11Art Kusnyer3261239214265090526101543.234.295.346.64174523
12Brian Murphy345990300000002.333.333.333.6673000
13Brian Nakamoto27514130100000016.
14Jim Nettles*311255134446011619716701046267.261.350.444.794197124
15Darrell Parker2212451749658134193848331456.270.289.369.658183124
16Craig Perkins29833232734975801841114240.275.379.502.881137512Stats for 2 teams
17Luis Silverio21125525461781062241957381451120.230.308.419.727193436
18Joe Zdeb2519816912212221241118.304.400.478.87833010
18 Players25.4135492043056011096160351015339644509749.255.336.378.714162937303920
* - 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
1Mark Ballinger2942.6673.76333110115.0985148126438170101.4097.
2Mitchell Bobinger*2401.0005.40600005.054316040002.2009.01.810.87.20.67
3Steve Busby2837.3005.45121220066.07847407321321131.66710.
4Gary Christenson*2585.6154.251818300110.0109635212370612161.3278.
5Jerry Cram3074.6363.45421101099.097423810366543061.3438.
6Mark Daly*2315.1674.378700035.04328174160213161.68611.
7Michael Denevi250018.00100001.032201020024.00027.
8Craig Eaton2364.6004.80141450090.099494812330360141.4679.
9Rich Gale2411.5004.293310021.0171310180240001.1907.30.43.410.33.00
10Steve Hamrick*2646.4006.12201300175.08358517470413061.73310.
11Gary Lance2926.2506.23231110091.0101716395014651141.65910.
12Renie Martin2222.5003.3213000119.01697190100001.3167.
13Randy McGilberry2414.2002.8425000538.03214120254250131.5007.
14Bill Paschall24149.6093.6326261320186.0194777522321806001.2159.
15Jim Sadowski2612.3336.867200021.0251916511281011.71410.
16George Throop271210.5455.4725251210153.0170979318640779031.52910.
17Gary Wright*2501.0003.60900010.0135414050021.70011.
17 Players26.26669.4894.6113513596396191137.0118765258212247518608406661.4629.
* - 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


Jim Gaudet9748953196.9665.597
Art Kusnyer331582342.9785.480
Brian Nakamoto5222001.0004.800


Randy Bass12611429210125.9929.79
Jim Nettles8501014.9847.50
Jim Fuller110001.0001.00
Art Kusnyer160011.0006.00


Tim Ireland621562071150.9715.85
German Barranca611261671350.9584.80
Rudy Kinard15214517.9854.40


Dave Cripe133992752525.9372.81
Michael Denevi20211.6671.00
Rudy Kinard101001.0001.00


Rudy Kinard95151276960.9794.49
Michael Denevi39601141227.9354.46
Brian Murphy54811.9232.40


Luis Silverio1223121283.9762.66
Jim Nettles107182530.9841.75
Bob Detherage77153330.9812.03
Darrell Parker63123210.9921.98
Joe Zdeb18282011.0001.67
Jim Fuller12131001.0001.17
Larry Foster109110.9091.00
Rudy Kinard170001.0007.00


Jerry Cram4261211.9470.43
Mark Ballinger3381572.7670.70
Bill Paschall262021001.0001.58
Randy McGilberry254920.8670.52
George Throop25192510.9781.76
Gary Lance23102422.9441.48
Steve Hamrick2038041.0000.55
Gary Christenson1871531.8801.22
Craig Eaton1410911.9501.36
Renie Martin132520.7780.54
Steve Busby123420.7780.58
Gary Wright911001.0000.22
Mark Daly801311.9291.63
Jim Sadowski731001.0000.57
Mitchell Bobinger600000.00
Rich Gale30510.8331.67
Michael Denevi100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Mark Ballinger29RR6' 6.0"205Jan 31, 1949Glendale, CA, US
German Barranca21LR6' 0.0"160Oct 19, 1956Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Randy Bass24LR6' 1.0"210Mar 13, 1954Lawton, OK, US
Mitchell Bobinger24RL6' 3.0"1901954US
Steve Busby28RR6' 2.0"205Sep 29, 1949Burbank, CA, US
Gary Christenson25LL6' 5.0"200May 5, 1953Mineola, NY, US
Jerry Cram30RR6' 0.0"180Dec 9, 1947Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe27RR6' 0.0"180Apr 7, 1951Ramona, CA, US
Mark Daly23RL6' 1.0"197Sep 11, 1954West Palm Beach, FL, US
Michael Denevi25RR6' 1.0"185Feb 19, 1953
Bob Detherage23RR6' 0.0"180Sep 20, 1954Springfield, MO, US
Craig Eaton23RR5' 11.0"175Sep 7, 1954Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Foster27RR5' 11.0"190Feb 23, 1951
Jim Fuller27RR6' 3.0"215Nov 28, 1950Bethesda, MD, US
Rich Gale24RR6' 7.0"225Jan 19, 1954Littleton, NH, US
Jim Gaudet23RR6' 0.0"185Jun 3, 1955New Orleans, LA, US
Steve Hamrick26RL6' 1.0"195Apr 17, 1952
Tim Ireland25SR6' 0.0"180Mar 14, 1953Oakland, CA, US
Rudy Kinard28RR6' 0.0"170Oct 27, 1949
Art Kusnyer32RR6' 2.0"197Dec 19, 1945Akron, OH, US
Gary Lance29SR6' 3.0"195Sep 21, 1948Greenville, SC, US
Renie Martin22RR6' 4.0"190Aug 30, 1955Dover, DE, US
Randy McGilberry24SR6' 1.0"195Oct 29, 1953Mobile, AL, US
Brian Murphy34RR5' 11.0"170Jan 11, 1944
Brian Nakamoto27RR5' 11.0"190Nov 26, 1950Palo Alto, CA, US
Jim Nettles31LL6' 0.0"186Mar 2, 1947San Diego, CA, US
Darrell Parker22RR6' 2.0"188Nov 3, 1955San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Paschall24RR6' 0.0"175Apr 22, 1954Norfolk, VA, US
Craig Perkins29RR6' 1.0"195Jun 23, 1949Los Angeles, CA, US
Jim Sadowski26RR6' 3.0"195Aug 7, 1951Pittsburgh, PA, US
Luis Silverio21RR5' 11.0"165Oct 23, 1956Villa Gonzalez, Santiago, DO
George Throop27RR6' 7.0"205Nov 24, 1950Pasadena, CA, US
Gary Wright25LL6' 0.0"175Nov 7, 1952
Joe Zdeb25RR5' 11.0"185Jun 27, 1953Compton, IL, US

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