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1978 Columbus Astros

1978 > Class AA > 1978 Southern League (East)
Overall: 70-73
Scored 502 runs, Allowed 542 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-77

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Jim Johnson
Represented: Columbus, GA
Ballpark: n/a
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 Reggie Baldwin 23 36 139 133 13 43 11 1 1 23 2 0 1 9 .323 .328 .444 .772 59 1 2 2
2 Bruce Bochy 23 79 284 261 25 70 10 2 7 34 0 2 13 30 .268 .309 .402 .712 105 3 6 1
3 Larry Eubanks 23 118 422 381 47 107 19 3 14 50 6 3 34 87 .281 .339 .457 .796 174 1 3 3
4 Duane Gustavson 23 21 73 61 4 13 2 0 0 6 0 0 11 11 .213 .333 .246 .579 15 0 1 0
5 Philip Klimas 22 143 546 465 64 109 17 6 12 46 2 2 71 95 .234 .335 .374 .709 174 1 5 4
6 Alan Knicely 23 140 496 427 51 97 13 2 15 50 3 0 52 112 .227 .311 .372 .684 159 3 8 6
7 Scott Loucks 21 76 285 232 38 45 4 4 3 17 18 10 45 73 .194 .323 .284 .607 66 1 3 4
8 Jim Pankovits 22 137 571 509 67 122 19 7 10 43 8 4 48 98 .240 .313 .363 .676 185 7 5 2
9 Bert Pena 18 141 453 410 24 66 10 0 2 24 4 6 23 95 .161 .211 .200 .411 82 4 12 4
10 Joe Pittman 24 92 334 306 44 78 6 1 1 17 17 9 20 32 .255 .300 .291 .591 89 1 4 3
11 Gary Rajsich* 23 80 324 286 37 69 12 5 7 34 14 3 29 57 .241 .309 .392 .701 112 1 4 4
12 Simon Rosario 21 35 103 100 8 27 1 2 0 8 0 2 3 15 .270 .291 .320 .611 32 0 0 0
13 Randy Rouse 22 38 116 108 9 28 1 0 0 8 0 0 6 9 .259 .296 .269 .564 29 0 1 1
14 Jeff Smith* 22 87 294 255 21 67 13 0 5 26 2 1 33 41 .263 .349 .373 .722 95 2 2 2
15 Fernando Tatis 27 98 362 326 39 75 13 5 10 45 2 3 26 75 .230 .291 .393 .684 128 3 5 2
16 Jose Turnes 23 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
17 Tom Wiedenbauer 19 27 104 93 10 25 2 0 0 6 7 3 10 14 .269 .346 .290 .636 27 1 0 0
17 Players 22.3 143 4907 4354 502 1042 153 38 87 437 85 48 425 856 .239 .309 .352 .661 1532 29 61 38 24
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 Mike Allen 23 6 8 .429 3.96 14 14 4 0 0 91.0 98 61 40 5 42 0 50 1 0 2 1.538 9.7 0.5 4.2 4.9 1.19
2 David Aloi 22 5 1 .833 3.25 30 0 0 0 8 72.0 61 32 26 6 28 1 55 3 0 0 1.236 7.6 0.8 3.5 6.9 1.96
3 Rod Boxberger 20 5 5 .500 4.18 11 11 6 3 0 71.0 58 40 33 3 55 2 51 0 3 6 1.592 7.4 0.4 7.0 6.5 0.93
4 Mike Mendoza 22 9 8 .529 2.77 17 17 12 4 0 133.0 115 46 41 5 41 4 101 5 0 3 1.173 7.8 0.3 2.8 6.8 2.46
5 Mark Miggins* 24 4 11 .267 3.63 30 14 6 2 1 119.0 111 58 48 7 63 3 43 8 1 5 1.462 8.4 0.5 4.8 3.3 0.68
6 Dennis Miscik* 24 2 5 .286 4.33 15 8 1 0 0 54.0 54 33 26 5 31 1 39 1 2 1 1.574 9.0 0.8 5.2 6.5 1.26
7 Randy Niemann* 22 9 5 .643 2.05 29 14 9 1 1 123.0 125 44 28 4 39 1 53 5 1 4 1.333 9.1 0.3 2.9 3.9 1.36
8 Gordie Pladson 21 11 10 .524 3.66 26 26 14 2 0 182.0 177 88 74 9 77 0 117 2 0 9 1.396 8.8 0.4 3.8 5.8 1.52
9 Bert Roberge 23 0 3 .000 3.38 21 0 0 0 2 32.0 37 15 12 1 10 7 24 1 2 3 1.469 10.4 0.3 2.8 6.8 2.40
10 Vern Ruhle 27 4 1 .800 1.85 5 5 4 1 0 39.0 32 9 8 3 8 1 25 1 0 1 1.026 7.4 0.7 1.8 5.8 3.13
11 Billy Smith 23 4 3 .571 2.55 15 8 5 2 0 67.0 67 26 19 2 19 1 34 1 0 6 1.284 9.0 0.3 2.6 4.6 1.79
12 Dave Smith 23 10 13 .435 3.48 26 26 9 2 0 181.0 170 89 70 10 88 2 114 4 0 8 1.425 8.5 0.5 4.4 5.7 1.30
13 Jose Sosa 25 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 0 0 0 1 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 15.0
14 Thad Troedson 21 0 0 2.25 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.250 9.0 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.00
14 Players 22.6 70 73 .490 3.27 143 143 73 70 18 13 1171.0 1110 542 426 61 502 23 712 32 9 50 1.377 8.5 0.5 3.9 5.5 1.42

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
Bruce Bochy 78 419 49 7 6 .985 6.00 5
Randy Rouse 38 179 27 4 2 .981 5.42 8
Duane Gustavson 21 119 16 3 0 .978 6.43 5
Reggie Baldwin 10 51 8 1 1 .983 5.90 1
Jose Turnes 1 7 1 0 0 1.000 8.00 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Smith 67 510 22 7 42 .987 7.94
Joe Pittman 38 282 18 7 21 .977 7.89
Gary Rajsich 30 238 24 1 13 .996 8.73
Simon Rosario 25 189 4 3 14 .985 7.72
Reggie Baldwin 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Pankovits 135 287 366 28 67 .959 4.84
Joe Pittman 13 22 27 1 8 .980 3.77

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Philip Klimas 143 113 320 25 21 .945 3.03

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bert Pena 141 229 352 39 64 .937 4.12
Jim Pankovits 7 4 8 2 0 .857 1.71

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alan Knicely 140 262 22 10 3 .966 2.03
Larry Eubanks 101 161 6 3 1 .982 1.65
Scott Loucks 76 131 1 5 1 .964 1.74
Gary Rajsich 55 121 4 1 0 .992 2.27
Joe Pittman 34 51 6 4 0 .934 1.68
Tom Wiedenbauer 27 64 4 0 1 1.000 2.52
Simon Rosario 8 7 0 0 0 1.000 0.88

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Aloi 30 4 13 2 0 .895 0.57
Mark Miggins 30 4 39 5 1 .896 1.43
Randy Niemann 29 3 20 2 1 .920 0.79
Gordie Pladson 26 11 20 1 2 .969 1.19
Dave Smith 26 11 26 4 1 .902 1.42
Bert Roberge 21 5 7 0 0 1.000 0.57
Mike Mendoza 17 10 15 1 1 .962 1.47
Dennis Miscik 15 2 10 2 0 .857 0.80
Billy Smith 15 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.53
Mike Allen 14 5 7 3 1 .800 0.86
Rod Boxberger 11 3 15 0 1 1.000 1.64
Vern Ruhle 5 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.20
Jose Sosa 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Thad Troedson 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Allen 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 31, 1954 Philadelphia, PA, US
David Aloi 22 R R 6' 1.0" 182 Oct 3, 1955 Vallejo, CA, US
Reggie Baldwin 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 19, 1954 River Rouge, MI, US
Bruce Bochy 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 16, 1955 Landes de Bussac, FR
Rod Boxberger 20 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 22, 1957 Santa Ana, CA, US
Larry Eubanks 23 R R Mar 7, 1955
Duane Gustavson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 22, 1955 Mundelein, IL, US
Philip Klimas 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 20, 1956 Chicago, IL, US
Alan Knicely 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 19, 1955 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Scott Loucks 21 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Nov 11, 1956 Anchorage, AK, US
Mike Mendoza 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Nov 26, 1955 Inglewood, CA, US
Mark Miggins 24 R L 6' 3.0" 190 May 6, 1954
Dennis Miscik 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 27, 1954 Calumet, PA, US
Randy Niemann 22 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 15, 1955 Scotia, CA, US
Jim Pankovits 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 6, 1955 Pennington Gap, VA, US
Bert Pena 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 11, 1959 Santurce, PR
Joe Pittman 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 1, 1954 Houston, TX, US
Gordie Pladson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 31, 1956 New Westminster, BC, CA
Gary Rajsich 23 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 28, 1954 Youngstown, OH, US
Bert Roberge 23 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 3, 1954 Lewiston, ME, US
Simon Rosario 21 R R 6' 1.0" 159 May 18, 1957 Paraje Clavellina, DO
Randy Rouse 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 22, 1955
Vern Ruhle 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 25, 1951 Coleman, MI, US
Billy Smith 23 R R 6' 7.0" 200 Sep 13, 1954 La Marque, TX, US
Dave Smith 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 21, 1955 Richmond, CA, US
Jeff Smith 22 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 20, 1955 Wilmington, NC, US
Jose Sosa 25 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Dec 28, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Fernando Tatis 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 12, 1950 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Thad Troedson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 9, 1956 San Jose, CA, US
Jose Turnes 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1955
Tom Wiedenbauer 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 5, 1958 Menomonee, WI, US

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