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1979 Tulsa Drillers

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Texas League (East)
Overall: 58-75
Scored 570 runs, Allowed 653 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-75

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: Jimmie Schaffer
Represented: Tulsa, OK
Ballpark: Texas League Park (Tulsa, OK)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1James Barbe241023873434387150336134268.254.337.324.660111110
2Melvin Barrow2590377336509811343926103436.292.360.378.738127322
3Terry Bogener*23108417352521112252442164436.315.415.423.8391491731
4James Capowski2129103961325100620523.260.304.271.57526110Stats for 2 teams
5Nick Capra21662402122959703261652332.278.353.354.70775221
6Ronald Carney*23108446405511001747351393343.247.301.360.661146044
7Daniel Dixon221130260410030015.
8Ron Gooch2253227192165261022352527.271.362.313.67460433
9Rick Lisi23120492435861333252284715183.306.380.554.934241303
10Victor Mabee21725242400010007.
11Shelton McMath2239144125162460321311638.192.280.312.59239012
12Jack Ramirez245117215818355011463920.
13Mike Richardt216829127250891755241061424.327.365.482.846131230
14Joseph Russell2284300263376081435042934.228.310.312.62282332
15Chris Smith#219839535446117183654413632.331.395.449.844159302
16Cecil Strawn2258208186205272222211843.280.343.371.71469112
17Wayne Tolleson#231304844184398971361655679.234.327.297.624124343
18Elwood Zebley22516160210020005.
18 Players22.6133475042095701148183366350413060436634.273.345.378.724159246322715
* - 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
1Melvin Barrow25000.00100001.000000000000.0000.
2John Butcher22912.4295.112625610155.0197106889532826071.61311.
3David Crutcher21913.4095.222624700157.01791029113770885261.63110.
4Steve Finch2127.2223.57121231068.07035275200502321.3249.
5Tony Fossas*2111.5006.552200011.01410814033011.63611.
6Jerry Don Gleaton*2132.6004.895510035.03719193150210011.4869.
7Stan Jakubowski2533.5002.0915200356.05018132225401211.2868.
8Harold Kelly2103.0005.468210028.03726174160210011.89311.
9Charles Lamson*22118.5793.2924241200156.0162765776228433101.4369.
10Mark Mercer*2532.6003.9940000870.07336313373624011.5719.
11James Nickerson22101.0007.417000017.02715142110122012.23514.
12Steven Nielsen2487.5333.642418632131.0159705374226352101.53410.
13Rayburn Rainbolt2435.3753.5536000771.06133285566535051.6487.
14Jerry Vasquez2305.00010.647510022.040322696031022.09116.
15Len Whitehouse*2157.4175.652514410102.0126756474527910111.67611.
15 Players22.65875.4364.4713313392416201080.0123265353677466226613812591.57210.
* - 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


Joseph Russell7942260147.9726.106
Cecil Strawn522413986.9725.383
Elwood Zebley5302001.0006.400


James Barbe9785061692.9939.39
Rick Lisi3331125637.98210.18
Chris Smith110001.0001.00


Mike Richardt67162218677.9845.67
Ron Gooch51127143839.9715.29
Nick Capra142133511.9153.86
Jack Ramirez130001.0003.00


Nick Capra49351251516.9143.27
Jack Ramirez4924991013.9252.51
Chris Smith22102840.9051.73
Ron Gooch217001.0004.00
James Barbe10010.0000.00


Wayne Tolleson1291794134184.9354.59
Nick Capra341522.9056.33


Terry Bogener97152662.9631.63
Ronald Carney95148762.9631.63
Melvin Barrow871781051.9742.16
Rick Lisi72142322.9862.01
Shelton McMath3243210.9781.41
Chris Smith1415020.8821.07
Daniel Dixon911020.8461.22


Mark Mercer40211001.0000.33
Rayburn Rainbolt3651120.8890.44
John Butcher261918021.0001.42
David Crutcher2682011.9661.08
Len Whitehouse2521512.9440.68
Charles Lamson2451413.9500.79
Steven Nielsen24212653.9041.96
Stan Jakubowski156920.8821.00
Steve Finch126821.8751.17
Harold Kelly83411.8750.88
James Nickerson71110.6670.29
Jerry Vasquez711001.0000.29
Jerry Don Gleaton515011.0001.20
Tony Fossas201001.0000.50
Melvin Barrow100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
James Barbe24RR6' 0.0"Oct 16, 1954
Melvin Barrow25RR5' 11.0"180Apr 25, 1954Chicago, IL, US
Terry Bogener23LL6' 0.0"193Sep 28, 1955Hannibal, MO, US
John Butcher22RR6' 4.0"185Mar 8, 1957Glendale, CA, US
James Capowski21RR6' 2.0"165Oct 18, 1957Yonkers, NY, US
Nick Capra21RR5' 8.0"165Mar 8, 1958Denver, CO, US
Ronald Carney23LL6' 0.0"170Nov 24, 1955
David Crutcher21RR6' 2.0"185Oct 21, 1957
Daniel Dixon22RR5' 11.0"1801957
Steve Finch21RR6' 3.0"160Mar 9, 1958Escondido, CA, US
Tony Fossas21LL6' 0.0"195Sep 23, 1957La Habana, La Habana, CU
Jerry Don Gleaton21LL6' 3.0"205Sep 14, 1957Brownwood, TX, US
Ron Gooch22RR5' 11.0"165Apr 16, 1957
Stan Jakubowski25RR5' 11.0"170Jun 3, 1954
Harold Kelly21RR6' 1.0"170Oct 8, 1957Tampa, FL, US
Charles Lamson22LL6' 5.0"200Sep 30, 1956
Rick Lisi23RR6' 0.0"175Mar 17, 1956Halifax, NS, CA
Victor Mabee21RR6' 0.0"170Oct 9, 1957Palo Alto, CA, US
Shelton McMath22RR6' 2.0"190Jan 18, 1957
Mark Mercer25LL6' 5.0"220May 22, 1954Fort Bragg, NC, US
James Nickerson22RR6' 3.0"200Dec 10, 1956
Steven Nielsen24RR6' 3.0"200Jun 16, 1955
Rayburn Rainbolt24RR6' 2.0"180May 26, 1955Stillwater, OK, US
Jack Ramirez24RR5' 11.0"160Jun 14, 1955
Mike Richardt21RR6' 0.0"170May 24, 1958North Hollywood, CA, US
Joseph Russell22RR5' 11.0"170Aug 28, 1956Miami, FL, US
Chris Smith21SR6' 0.0"185Jul 18, 1957Torrance, CA, US
Cecil Strawn22RR6' 1.0"180Jul 30, 1956
Wayne Tolleson23SR5' 9.0"160Nov 22, 1955Spartanburg, SC, US
Jerry Vasquez23R6' 2.0"195Feb 4, 1956
Len Whitehouse21LL5' 11.0"175Sep 10, 1957Burlington, VT, US
Elwood Zebley22RR6' 4.0"205Apr 23, 1957

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