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1976 Omaha Royals

1976 > Class AAA > 1976 American Association (East)
Overall: 78-58
Scored 631 runs, Allowed 557 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-60

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Billy Gardner
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1975 / 1977

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 Hal Baird# 26 50 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Mark Ballinger 27 17 34 31 4 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .194 .219 .226 .445 7 1 2 0
3 Tom Bruno 23 20 49 43 3 4 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 26 .093 .130 .116 .247 5 0 3 1
4 Jerry Cram 28 51 35 31 5 8 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 10 .258 .324 .387 .711 12 0 1 0
5 Dave Cripe 25 74 225 195 27 53 8 1 7 23 0 0 28 23 .272 .369 .431 .800 84 2 0 0
6 Michael Denevi 23 15 38 34 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 .118 .211 .118 .328 4 1 0 0
7 Ruben Garcia 24 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
8 Dave Hasbach 24 13 36 32 5 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 13 .188 .206 .188 .393 6 0 2 1
9 Bob Johnson* 33 23 21 19 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 .158 .238 .211 .449 4 0 0 0
10 Ruppert Jones* 21 102 427 359 65 94 15 9 19 73 16 5 59 90 .262 .366 .513 .879 184 3 1 5
11 Gary Lance# 27 26 61 51 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 21 .137 .214 .137 .352 7 0 5 0
12 Sheldon Mallory* 22 110 417 346 66 91 22 7 5 29 21 12 64 44 .263 .382 .410 .792 142 3 3 1
13 Gary Martz 25 131 498 436 72 106 18 4 22 62 0 3 56 106 .243 .333 .454 .787 198 4 0 2
14 Bob McClure 24 21 52 43 3 11 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 15 .256 .347 .256 .603 11 1 3 0
15 Lynn McKinney# 25 9 17 16 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 1 0
16 Brian Murphy 32 105 381 332 27 74 10 2 1 35 0 2 42 50 .223 .311 .274 .585 91 1 5 1
17 Roger Nelson 32 52 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 1 0
18 Lew Olsen 21 25 59 51 5 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 22 .098 .179 .098 .277 5 0 3 0
19 Frank Ortenzio 25 129 519 447 61 113 29 4 14 81 1 2 64 88 .253 .349 .430 .779 192 4 1 3
20 Steve Patchin 26 109 395 353 47 106 15 4 11 50 0 1 38 34 .300 .367 .459 .826 162 1 0 3
21 Craig Perkins 27 50 122 113 12 32 3 0 6 27 0 0 5 18 .283 .314 .469 .783 53 1 1 2
22 Steve Staggs 25 136 590 492 92 139 20 14 5 50 27 7 89 55 .283 .395 .411 .806 202 4 3 2
23 Bill Sudakis# 30 85 323 275 46 78 19 1 14 49 1 1 44 46 .284 .379 .513 .892 141 0 1 3
24 George Throop 25 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
25 U.L. Washington# 22 30 136 120 20 30 3 2 4 16 14 4 16 31 .250 .338 .408 .747 49 0 0 0
26 John Wathan 26 24 89 84 4 13 5 0 0 6 0 0 5 16 .155 .202 .214 .417 18 0 0 0
27 Gary Wright* 23 19 21 16 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .125 .222 .125 .347 2 0 3 0
28 Joe Zdeb 23 117 426 372 57 111 8 6 5 44 6 0 47 69 .298 .376 .392 .769 146 2 1 4
28 Players 25.3 136 4993 4311 631 1100 179 54 114 574 86 37 586 831 .255 .346 .401 .747 1729 28 40 28 54
* - 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 Hal Baird* 26 4 1 .800 2.21 50 0 0 0 5 57.0 46 18 14 3 31 8 34 0 1 3 1.351 7.3 0.5 4.9 5.4 1.10
2 Mark Ballinger 27 6 2 .750 3.17 17 14 3 1 0 88.0 62 38 31 5 36 1 61 1 0 5 1.114 6.3 0.5 3.7 6.2 1.69
3 Tom Bruno 23 9 4 .692 3.79 20 18 3 0 0 114.0 115 59 48 16 38 4 79 1 2 2 1.342 9.1 1.3 3.0 6.2 2.08
4 Jerry Cram 28 11 3 .786 3.44 51 1 0 0 9 102.0 100 45 39 10 28 8 58 4 1 7 1.255 8.8 0.9 2.5 5.1 2.07
5 Ruben Garcia* 24 1 0 1.000 0.00 4 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 2 0 0 7 1 4 0 0 3 2.000 5.4 0.0 12.6 7.2 0.57
6 Dave Hasbach 24 7 4 .636 3.47 13 13 4 1 0 83.0 65 36 32 6 31 2 62 1 1 1 1.157 7.0 0.7 3.4 6.7 2.00
7 Bob Johnson 33 1 5 .167 5.18 22 5 1 0 1 66.0 77 42 38 6 22 2 49 1 0 8 1.500 10.5 0.8 3.0 6.7 2.23
8 Gary Lance 27 10 10 .500 4.36 25 25 5 1 0 157.0 166 103 76 16 57 9 65 1 0 3 1.420 9.5 0.9 3.3 3.7 1.14
9 Bob McClure* 24 9 8 .529 2.98 21 21 9 2 0 133.0 133 61 44 9 41 2 91 2 1 6 1.308 9.0 0.6 2.8 6.2 2.22
10 Lynn McKinney 25 2 3 .400 4.60 9 8 0 0 0 47.0 59 27 24 2 19 4 31 0 0 0 1.660 11.3 0.4 3.6 5.9 1.63
11 Roger Nelson 32 6 6 .500 3.00 52 0 0 0 16 60.0 49 27 20 2 31 8 56 3 0 7 1.333 7.4 0.3 4.6 8.4 1.81
12 Lew Olsen 21 9 7 .563 3.37 25 25 7 2 0 155.0 159 68 58 7 36 4 59 4 1 3 1.258 9.2 0.4 2.1 3.4 1.64
13 George Throop 25 1 0 1.000 3.60 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 2 2 0 3 0 7 0 0 3 1.400 7.2 0.0 5.4 12.6 2.33
14 Gary Wright* 23 2 5 .286 3.81 19 6 0 0 2 59.0 67 29 25 1 24 3 37 0 0 4 1.542 10.2 0.2 3.7 5.6 1.54
14 Players 26.4 78 58 .574 3.57 136 136 104 32 8 33 1132.0 1105 557 449 83 404 56 693 18 7 55 1.333 8.8 0.7 3.2 5.5 1.72
* - 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
Steve Patchin 87 467 31 15 3 .971 5.72 4
Craig Perkins 28 129 4 1 2 .993 4.75 2
John Wathan 21 127 14 3 3 .979 6.71 3
Bill Sudakis 2 16 1 0 1 1.000 8.50 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Ortenzio 123 1044 81 10 88 .991 9.15
Gary Martz 9 60 6 0 3 1.000 7.33
Steve Patchin 7 52 3 0 7 1.000 7.86

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Staggs 136 273 389 30 82 .957 4.87
Michael Denevi 3 8 10 0 5 1.000 6.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Sudakis 77 66 119 15 7 .925 2.40
Dave Cripe 58 41 108 11 9 .931 2.57
Michael Denevi 5 0 3 1 0 .750 0.60
Brian Murphy 2 4 7 0 0 1.000 5.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Murphy 100 153 305 25 43 .948 4.58
U.L. Washington 30 48 102 15 22 .909 5.00
Michael Denevi 6 7 11 2 0 .900 3.00
Bill Sudakis 1 1 7 0 0 1.000 8.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Martz 120 196 11 9 1 .958 1.73
Joe Zdeb 109 209 7 7 1 .969 1.98
Ruppert Jones 99 243 2 8 0 .968 2.47
Sheldon Mallory 98 155 8 3 4 .982 1.66
John Wathan 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Nelson 52 3 13 1 1 .941 0.31
Jerry Cram 51 8 26 3 0 .919 0.67
Hal Baird 50 6 6 0 1 1.000 0.24
Gary Lance 25 20 29 2 1 .961 1.96
Lew Olsen 25 14 22 1 3 .973 1.44
Bob Johnson 22 2 11 2 0 .867 0.59
Bob McClure 21 5 26 5 2 .861 1.48
Tom Bruno 20 5 18 1 3 .958 1.15
Gary Wright 19 2 18 0 0 1.000 1.05
Mark Ballinger 17 7 8 2 1 .882 0.88
Dave Hasbach 13 3 13 1 0 .941 1.23
Lynn McKinney 9 5 9 1 0 .933 1.56
Ruben Garcia 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
George Throop 3 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hal Baird 26 S L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 23, 1949
Mark Ballinger 27 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Jan 31, 1949 Glendale, CA, US
Tom Bruno 23 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 26, 1953 Chicago, IL, US
Jerry Cram 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 9, 1947 Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 7, 1951 Ramona, CA, US
Michael Denevi 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 19, 1953
Ruben Garcia 24 R L 6' 0.0" Aug 15, 1951
Dave Hasbach 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 4, 1952
Bob Johnson 33 L R 6' 4.0" 220 Apr 25, 1943 Aurora, IL, US
Ruppert Jones 21 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 12, 1955 Dallas, TX, US
Gary Lance 27 S R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 21, 1948 Greenville, SC, US
Sheldon Mallory 22 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 16, 1953 Argo, IL, US
Gary Martz 25 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jan 10, 1951 Spokane, WA, US
Bob McClure 24 R L 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 29, 1952 Oakland, CA, US
Lynn McKinney 25 S R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 3, 1950 Pasadena, CA, US
Brian Murphy 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 11, 1944
Roger Nelson 32 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 7, 1944 Altadena, CA, US
Lew Olsen 21 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Feb 15, 1955 Walnut Creek, CA, US
Frank Ortenzio 25 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Feb 24, 1951 Fresno, CA, US
Steve Patchin 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 26, 1950 Joplin, MO, US
Craig Perkins 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 23, 1949 Los Angeles, CA, US
Steve Staggs 25 R R 5' 9.0" 150 May 6, 1951 Anchorage, AK, US
Bill Sudakis 30 S R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 27, 1946 Joliet, IL, US
George Throop 25 R R 6' 7.0" 205 Nov 24, 1950 Pasadena, CA, US
U.L. Washington 22 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 27, 1953 Stringtown, OK, US
John Wathan 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Oct 4, 1949 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Gary Wright 23 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 7, 1952
Joe Zdeb 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1953 Compton, IL, US

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