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1972 Memphis Blues

1972 > Class AA > 1972 Texas League (East)
Overall: 75-64
Scored 581 runs, Allowed 542 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-65

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: John Antonelli
Represented: Memphis, TN
Ballpark: Tim McCarver Stadium (Memphis, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jackie Adams2337847211101127011131.
2Jeffrey Anderson23773473213463363141632254.
3Bob Apodaca22316159613101710221.
4Terry Blitz*2325443411100100419.
5James Brunette2453185156143542220002838.224.346.314.66049100Stats for 2 teams
6Jack Burik221214130100010015.
7Donald Camy22915141300000016.
8Dan Carey*223110000000001.
9Robert Croswell#221949442920010033.
10Lazaro DelOrbe21236765925200630010.385.394.415.80927110
11Terry Deremer2312452846762111140132734999.238.317.274.591128651
12Ron Diggle*21793182803785163645003241.304.375.446.821125132
13Al Dodson22131181100010015.
14Kenny Esposito*22301381100000043.125.417.125.5421010
15Larry Fritz*2338141121173162618001836.256.357.488.84559110
16Thomas Hallums23135545502671132051562003197.225.273.375.648188435
17Greg Harts*221970647124021011518.188.257.344.60122100
18Gary Hill2522393685200001310.
19George Kazmarek24441691502948101630111421.320.375.520.89578113
20Wayne Kirby#2115870000000001.
21Joe Nolan*211305044185190133441307589.215.339.289.628121524
22Brian Ostrosser*2313156747077123162341607163.262.370.323.69315212104
23Jerry Ray*2329880200020002.
24Dave Schneck*238135531258951842476733570.304.376.619.994193314
25Tommie Sheppard231122193410040017.
26Roy Staiger2281294277247810433800939.282.306.379.685105233
27Randy Sterling#2128645638101300326.
28Ron Stewart*2210242011000100013.
29Bill Sudakis#262593784133018001124.
30Craig Swan2114454029200600215.
31Juan Veintidos222923222400000017.
32Hank Webb2216444316100100119.
33Jimmy Whisman25919180300000007.
34Al Wihtol#232617160200000017.
35Tommy Williams#24418375717502702625.227.289.373.66228101
36Paul Womble231054183414981124949436992.238.366.375.742128233
36 Players22.7139519745605811085164379152449184991007.238.317.350.667159645613245
* - 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
1Bob Apodaca22117.6112.813016822157.014561491240111251011.1788.
2Terry Blitz2388.5003.802520410123.0119605214450853081.3338.
3Donald Camy2225.2866.559910044.05838324170312021.70511.
4Dan Carey*220020.25300004.089917020003.75018.
5Al Dodson2213.2505.2113610038.045252252912800101.94710.
6Kenny Esposito*2244.5002.5330210257.03719164285465011.1405.
7Gary Hill25007.888000016.0251414080100002.06214.
8Wayne Kirby21005.2815000129.03219172120341021.5179.90.63.710.62.83
9Jerry Ray*2322.5003.0029000345.04322151258312041.5118.
10Tommie Sheppard2332.6002.9011830059.04722191345332021.3737.
11Randy Sterling211211.5223.472828920174.016681671162310130121.3108.
12Ron Stewart*2241.8003.0510921062.04326214370561081.2906.
13Craig Swan2173.7002.251414600108.010228272260811011.1858.
14Juan Veintidos2242.6673.5529210171.06234285425513031.4657.
15Hank Webb2295.6432.2716161040115.09437297351972041.1227.
16Jimmy Whisman2514.2003.819710052.05228224173232001.3279.
17Al Wihtol2376.5382.8026210861.05219196265534011.2797.
17 Players22.27564.5403.40139139914811171216.011305424608549044887320591.3328.
* - 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


Joe Nolan127868671210.9877.3614
Tommy Williams1775730.9654.823


Thomas Hallums1351219616113.9959.48
Larry Fritz320012.9526.67
Bill Sudakis2272021.00014.50
Tommy Williams110001.0001.00


Terry Deremer1232793682671.9615.26
Lazaro DelOrbe651954.8284.00
Robert Croswell562612.9706.40
Bill Sudakis51117021.0005.60


Roy Staiger75571301215.9402.49
Paul Womble28234973.9112.57
James Brunette27163615.9811.93Stats for 2 teams
Bill Sudakis16142624.9522.50
Lazaro DelOrbe5216011.0003.60


Brian Ostrosser1312303733271.9504.60
Robert Croswell6141823.9415.33
Lazaro DelOrbe613914.9573.67
Jack Burik42311.8331.25


Dave Schneck81146620.9871.88
Ron Diggle781041044.9661.46
Jeffrey Anderson771821082.9602.49
Paul Womble63101580.9301.68
George Kazmarek3953510.9831.49
Larry Fritz3445420.9611.44
Jackie Adams2832010.9701.14
James Brunette2734210.9731.33Stats for 2 teams
Greg Harts1826120.9311.50
Gary Hill960001.0000.67
Tommy Williams410010.9092.50


Bob Apodaca30821001.0000.97
Kenny Esposito30311001.0000.47
Jerry Ray2921032.8000.41
Juan Veintidos2921321.8820.52
Randy Sterling28112823.9511.39
Al Wihtol2609021.0000.35
Terry Blitz2542810.9701.28
Hank Webb1652533.9091.88
Wayne Kirby150810.8890.53
Craig Swan14913001.0001.57
Al Dodson133310.8570.46
Tommie Sheppard1111010.9171.00
Ron Stewart10210011.0001.20
Donald Camy9310001.0001.44
Jimmy Whisman9711001.0002.00
Gary Hill800000.00
Dan Carey301001.0000.33

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jackie Adams23RR5' 9.0"186Apr 24, 1949Pasadena, CA, US
Jeffrey Anderson23RR5' 9.0"168Aug 12, 1948Mound Bayou, MS, US
Bob Apodaca22RR5' 11.0"170Jan 31, 1950Los Angeles, CA, US
Terry Blitz23LR6' 0.0"185May 6, 1949Norwalk, CT, US
James Brunette24RR6' 2.0"190Aug 15, 1947Chicago, IL, US
Jack Burik22RR6' 0.0"175Sep 24, 1949McKees Rocks, PA, US
Donald Camy22RR6' 1.0"190Sep 10, 1949Salinas, CA, US
Dan Carey22LL6' 2.0"210Jul 22, 1949
Robert Croswell22SR6' 2.0"180Aug 10, 1949
Lazaro DelOrbe21RR5' 10.0"165Dec 17, 1950Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Terry Deremer23RR6' 0.0"1651949
Ron Diggle21LR6' 2.0"190Nov 4, 1950Artesia, CA, US
Al Dodson22RR6' 3.0"190Feb 23, 1950Newport, RI, US
Kenny Esposito22LL6' 2.0"175Jun 9, 1950Flushing, NY, US
Larry Fritz23LL6' 2.0"225Feb 14, 1949East Chicago, IN, US
Thomas Hallums23RR6' 3.0"223Jan 3, 1949Greenville, SC, US
Greg Harts22LL6' 0.0"168Apr 21, 1950Atlanta, GA, US
Gary Hill25RR6' 0.0"180Jul 30, 1946Redding, CA, US
George Kazmarek24RR6' 1.0"196Dec 24, 1947Baltimore, MD, US
Wayne Kirby21SR6' 0.0"175Feb 12, 1951Santa Cruz, CA, US
Joe Nolan21LR5' 11.0"175May 12, 1951St. Louis, MO, US
Brian Ostrosser23LR6' 0.0"175Jun 17, 1949Hamilton, ON, CA
Jerry Ray23LL6' 5.0"200Jul 24, 1948Dallas, TX, US
Dave Schneck23LL5' 10.0"200Jun 18, 1949Allentown, PA, US
Tommie Sheppard23RR6' 0.0"178Jul 16, 1948Ash Flat, AR, US
Roy Staiger22RR6' 0.0"195Jan 6, 1950Tulsa, OK, US
Randy Sterling21SR6' 2.0"195Apr 21, 1951Key West, FL, US
Ron Stewart22LL6' 4.0"210Oct 13, 1949Eau Claire, WI, US
Bill Sudakis26SR6' 1.0"190Mar 27, 1946Joliet, IL, US
Craig Swan21RR6' 3.0"215Nov 30, 1950Van Nuys, CA, US
Juan Veintidos22RR6' 0.0"180Oct 14, 1949Cayey, PR
Hank Webb22RR6' 3.0"175May 21, 1950Copiague, NY, US
Jimmy Whisman25RR6' 0.0"175Sep 19, 1946Claremore, OK, US
Al Wihtol23SR6' 2.0"185Aug 25, 1948Van Nuys, CA, US
Tommy Williams24SR6' 2.0"195Feb 17, 1948Los Angeles, CA, US
Paul Womble23RR6' 0.0"190Mar 30, 1949Kansas City, KS, US

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