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1979 Pawtucket Red Sox

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 International League
Overall: 66-74
Scored 582 runs, Allowed 551 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-66

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Morgan
Represented: Pawtucket, RI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Sam Bowen 26 125 526 456 68 107 16 4 28 75 4 6 60 113 .235 .323 .471 .795 215 2 3 5
2 Ray Boyer 25 14 63 52 7 15 3 1 1 9 1 0 8 6 .288 .397 .442 .839 23 2 0 1
3 Barry Butera* 23 106 346 310 50 96 15 1 14 55 5 3 31 26 .310 .374 .500 .874 155 2 1 2
4 David Denton 24 114 390 344 34 69 11 1 9 28 3 1 36 82 .201 .284 .317 .601 109 5 3 2
5 Otis Foster 25 68 255 210 32 46 5 0 4 18 0 0 42 23 .219 .345 .300 .645 63 0 0 3
6 Garry Hancock* 25 111 432 406 51 132 22 3 15 58 1 5 22 36 .325 .361 .505 .866 205 2 0 2
7 Glenn Hoffman 20 139 569 520 70 148 13 3 11 54 1 1 29 66 .285 .332 .385 .717 200 10 6 4
8 Kenneth Huizenga 25 114 314 294 23 57 14 0 5 23 0 1 15 39 .194 .235 .293 .527 86 1 3 1
9 Buddy Hunter 31 76 260 227 18 50 9 1 0 23 0 1 26 25 .220 .301 .269 .570 61 1 4 2
10 Dave Koza 24 101 390 360 53 86 10 0 27 63 3 1 20 90 .239 .292 .492 .784 177 8 0 2
11 Roger LaFrancois* 22 106 340 305 19 70 10 2 5 24 0 2 21 43 .230 .291 .325 .616 99 6 7 1
12 Andy Merchant* 28 57 168 151 20 23 3 0 3 10 0 0 15 14 .152 .232 .232 .464 35 1 0 1
13 Mike O'Berry 25 34 93 78 6 13 1 0 1 5 0 0 11 24 .167 .267 .218 .485 17 0 3 1
14 Dave Stapleton 25 140 605 553 88 169 33 1 15 64 2 5 41 40 .306 .354 .450 .805 249 4 1 6
15 Julio Valdez# 23 103 399 370 43 82 12 6 5 31 2 3 18 105 .222 .268 .327 .595 121 6 3 2
15 Players 24.3 140 5150 4636 582 1163 177 23 143 540 22 29 395 732 .251 .314 .392 .706 1815 50 34 35 24
* - 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 Mike Burns 24 8 13 .381 4.14 30 28 10 0 1 187.0 173 100 86 14 95 12 93 7 0 8 1.433 8.3 0.7 4.6 4.5 0.98
2 Al Faust 23 4 3 .571 2.65 21 2 2 2 3 68.0 62 21 20 1 19 4 32 1 1 4 1.191 8.2 0.1 2.5 4.2 1.68
3 Joel Finch 22 9 1 .900 2.63 16 16 4 1 0 106.0 93 41 31 2 38 4 49 5 0 5 1.236 7.9 0.2 3.2 4.2 1.29
4 Glenn Hoffman 20 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.000 9.0 9.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
5 Buddy Hunter 31 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
6 John LaRose* 27 2 6 .250 4.92 47 1 0 0 4 53.0 68 40 29 6 29 5 30 2 0 3 1.830 11.5 1.0 4.9 5.1 1.03
7 Danny Parks 24 1 2 .333 5.04 5 5 0 0 0 25.0 25 14 14 5 11 0 11 2 0 0 1.440 9.0 1.8 4.0 4.0 1.00
8 Chuck Rainey 24 1 0 1.000 0.00 3 2 1 1 0 17.0 8 0 0 0 3 1 9 0 0 0 0.647 4.2 0.0 1.6 4.8 3.00
9 Win Remmerswaal 25 4 6 .400 2.05 39 1 0 0 7 92.0 66 22 21 7 35 9 93 3 1 5 1.098 6.5 0.7 3.4 9.1 2.66
10 Allen Ripley 26 7 1 .875 1.40 23 4 2 1 1 77.0 54 13 12 3 28 4 51 1 0 4 1.065 6.3 0.4 3.3 6.0 1.82
11 Steve Schneck 23 8 13 .381 4.66 29 28 5 1 0 143.0 129 80 74 14 101 6 99 6 0 8 1.608 8.1 0.9 6.4 6.2 0.98
12 Bobby Sprowl* 23 5 9 .357 3.21 17 16 9 2 0 112.0 95 48 40 5 38 1 70 2 1 2 1.188 7.6 0.4 3.1 5.6 1.84 Stats for 2 teams
13 William Suter 26 10 13 .435 4.03 28 28 11 2 0 174.0 169 95 78 23 75 4 120 1 1 9 1.402 8.7 1.2 3.9 6.2 1.60
14 John Tudor* 25 10 11 .476 2.93 25 24 9 1 0 163.0 145 73 53 14 52 8 103 0 0 9 1.209 8.0 0.8 2.9 5.7 1.98
15 Dave Wallace 31 0 1 .000 2.77 9 0 0 0 1 26.0 22 10 8 3 18 5 18 1 0 3 1.538 7.6 1.0 6.2 6.2 1.00
16 Richard Waller 25 2 3 .400 4.64 30 0 0 0 1 66.0 62 37 34 2 40 5 39 5 2 5 1.545 8.5 0.3 5.5 5.3 0.98
16 Players 24.7 66 74 .471 3.45 140 140 95 45 9 18 1207.0 1087 551 463 95 547 67 752 34 5 63 1.354 8.1 0.7 4.1 5.6 1.37
* - 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
Roger LaFrancois 96 489 73 8 4 .986 5.85 10
Mike O'Berry 32 164 16 6 2 .968 5.63 3
Andy Merchant 31 128 16 1 4 .993 4.65 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Stapleton 71 515 58 1 49 .998 8.07
Dave Koza 50 442 39 5 38 .990 9.62
Otis Foster 32 253 18 4 26 .985 8.47
Buddy Hunter 11 36 6 0 6 1.000 3.82
Mike O'Berry 2 4 0 2 0 .667 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Buddy Hunter 66 132 177 8 39 .975 4.68
David Denton 60 91 119 10 18 .955 3.50
Dave Stapleton 32 60 88 4 19 .974 4.63

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Hoffman 102 89 175 15 13 .946 2.59
Dave Stapleton 45 58 80 4 12 .972 3.07
David Denton 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Valdez 103 178 305 34 60 .934 4.69
Glenn Hoffman 40 83 111 4 23 .980 4.85
Dave Stapleton 3 3 4 0 1 1.000 2.33

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Bowen 125 273 11 5 1 .983 2.27
Kenneth Huizenga 114 157 4 2 1 .988 1.41
Garry Hancock 107 166 15 3 3 .984 1.69
Barry Butera 84 109 5 4 2 .966 1.36
Ray Boyer 14 27 1 1 0 .966 2.00
Dave Koza 12 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.17
Dave Stapleton 11 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.45
Andy Merchant 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John LaRose 47 1 13 2 0 .875 0.30
Win Remmerswaal 39 8 7 0 0 1.000 0.38
Mike Burns 30 27 40 8 3 .893 2.23
Richard Waller 30 7 8 0 2 1.000 0.50
Steve Schneck 29 12 27 4 0 .907 1.34
William Suter 28 12 18 6 1 .833 1.07
John Tudor 25 8 36 2 0 .957 1.76
Allen Ripley 23 7 10 0 0 1.000 0.74
Al Faust 21 7 14 1 2 .955 1.00
Bobby Sprowl 17 1 15 0 0 1.000 0.94 Stats for 2 teams
Joel Finch 16 15 28 3 4 .935 2.69
Dave Wallace 9 3 1 0 0 1.000 0.44
Danny Parks 5 5 8 0 0 1.000 2.60
Chuck Rainey 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Glenn Hoffman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Buddy Hunter 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sam Bowen 26 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Sep 18, 1952 Brunswick, GA, US
Ray Boyer 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 16, 1954 Newark, NJ, US
Mike Burns 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 19, 1954 Jackson, MI, US
Barry Butera 23 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 23, 1956 New Orleans, LA, US
David Denton 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 22, 1954 Las Vegas, NV, US
Al Faust 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 6, 1956
Joel Finch 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 20, 1956 South Bend, IN, US
Otis Foster 25 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Nov 19, 1953
Garry Hancock 25 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 23, 1954 Tampa, FL, US
Glenn Hoffman 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 7, 1958 Orange, CA, US
Kenneth Huizenga 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1953
Buddy Hunter 31 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 9, 1947 Omaha, NE, US
Dave Koza 24 R L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 16, 1954 Norfolk, VA, US
Roger LaFrancois 22 L R 6' 2.0" 215 Aug 2, 1956 Norwich, CT, US
John LaRose 27 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 25, 1951 Pawtucket, RI, US
Andy Merchant 28 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 30, 1950 Mobile, AL, US
Mike O'Berry 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 20, 1954 Birmingham, AL, US
Danny Parks 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 19, 1954 Huntsville, AL, US
Chuck Rainey 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 14, 1954 San Diego, CA, US
Win Remmerswaal 25 R R 6' 2.0" 160 Mar 8, 1954 The Hague, NL
Allen Ripley 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 18, 1952 Norwood, MA, US
Steve Schneck 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 14, 1956
Bobby Sprowl 23 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1956 Sandusky, OH, US
Dave Stapleton 25 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Jan 16, 1954 Fairhope, AL, US
William Suter 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 2, 1952
John Tudor 25 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 2, 1954 Schenectady, NY, US
Julio Valdez 23 S R 6' 2.0" 160 Jun 3, 1956 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Dave Wallace 31 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 7, 1947 Waterbury, CT, US
Richard Waller 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 7, 1954 Passaic, NJ, US

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