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1968 Tacoma Cubs

1968 > Class AAA > 1968 Pacific Coast League (West)
Overall: 65-83
Scored 531 runs, Allowed 574 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-79

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Whitey Lockman
Represented: Tacoma, WA
Ballpark: Cheney Stadium (Tacoma, WA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 Dennis Bennett* 28 20 57 54 4 10 3 1 0 6 0 0 1 18 .185 .196 .278 .474 15 0 1 1
2 John Boccabella 27 73 289 268 36 72 10 1 16 43 4 1 17 54 .269 .313 .493 .805 132 1 1 2
3 Marv Breeding 34 85 308 250 31 65 9 1 3 24 2 0 49 42 .260 .386 .340 .726 85 3 5 1 Stats for 3 teams
4 Jophery Brown* 23 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
5 Byron Browne 25 104 380 340 31 81 11 7 10 42 3 2 36 101 .238 .311 .400 .711 136 1 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
6 Dick Calmus 24 19 25 24 2 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 10 .250 .280 .333 .613 8 0 0 0
7 Ron Campbell 28 133 470 436 38 103 8 1 1 32 7 6 23 68 .236 .277 .266 .543 116 3 4 4
8 Len Church# 26 24 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 0 0
9 Lawrence Clayton* 28 120 443 392 49 104 18 3 13 40 7 7 46 78 .265 .340 .426 .766 167 0 2 3
10 Joe Decker 21 9 23 19 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .263 .300 .316 .616 6 1 3 0
11 Alec Distaso 19 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
12 Dave Dowling 25 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
13 Lee Elia 30 13 50 43 4 10 2 0 3 8 0 0 6 11 .233 .320 .488 .808 21 0 0 1
14 Jim Ellis 23 31 37 33 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 10 .061 .114 .091 .205 3 0 2 0 Stats for 2 teams
15 Darcy Fast* 21 10 19 18 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 8 .222 .263 .222 .485 4 0 0 0
16 John Felske 26 84 265 249 19 53 9 1 7 26 1 0 16 64 .213 .260 .341 .602 85 0 0 0
17 Chico Fernandez 36 60 160 145 15 30 4 0 0 7 3 0 13 15 .207 .269 .234 .503 34 0 0 2
18 Gene Freese 34 83 285 271 30 73 10 2 6 42 4 1 14 39 .269 .305 .387 .693 105 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
19 Aubrey Gatewood 29 11 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 0 1 0
20 Chuck Hartenstein 26 20 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 1 0
21 John Hermanek# 24 12 9 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .111 .111 .222 .333 2 0 0 0
22 Jim Hickman 31 27 112 101 14 35 3 1 3 10 2 1 11 26 .347 .411 .485 .896 49 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
23 Clarence Jones* 26 146 612 523 79 140 21 5 24 76 5 1 84 102 .268 .371 .465 .836 243 3 0 2
24 Vic LaRose 23 120 479 436 52 119 16 7 4 31 14 6 36 110 .273 .330 .369 .699 161 1 6 0
25 John Lung 22 27 108 99 12 22 7 0 0 9 0 0 8 26 .222 .278 .293 .571 29 0 0 1
26 Thomas Mandile 23 12 19 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .118 .000 .118 0 0 2 0
27 Willie Mobley 25 4 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Tommy Murray 26 57 178 165 14 44 8 0 2 14 2 0 12 35 .267 .320 .352 .672 58 1 0 0
29 Kenneth Myette* 20 33 28 27 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .111 .143 .148 .291 4 0 0 0
30 Ron Piche 33 50 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Aaron Pointer 26 135 553 501 64 132 16 2 8 50 7 5 45 75 .263 .326 .351 .677 176 2 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
32 Jim Qualls# 21 39 176 164 17 40 4 1 1 8 9 2 8 29 .244 .282 .299 .580 49 1 2 1
33 Frank Reberger* 24 18 37 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 15 .100 .182 .100 .282 3 0 4 0
34 Archie Reynolds 22 4 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 2
35 Gary Ross 20 5 12 12 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 0 0 0
36 Ken Rudolph 21 13 38 36 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 .139 .184 .139 .323 5 1 0 0
37 Bill Schlesinger 26 18 65 60 4 9 2 0 2 9 2 1 4 21 .150 .215 .283 .499 17 1 0 0
38 Bob Schroder* 23 41 159 150 12 36 5 1 1 8 1 1 8 12 .240 .278 .307 .585 46 0 1 0
39 George Sherrod 23 26 61 53 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 32 .094 .143 .094 .237 5 0 5 0
40 Tommy Smith* 24 84 214 190 16 42 4 1 5 25 0 2 22 34 .221 .300 .332 .632 63 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
41 Bill Stoneman 24 6 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
42 Bobby Tiefenauer 38 42 17 13 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 .385 .467 .385 .851 5 0 2 0
43 John Upham* 26 37 88 84 9 31 3 0 0 8 2 3 4 5 .369 .398 .405 .802 34 0 0 0
44 Mike White 29 102 349 306 39 79 11 1 3 35 5 3 39 50 .258 .338 .330 .668 101 0 0 4
45 Nick Willhite* 27 22 16 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 0 0
45 Players 26.9 148 5381 4878 531 1189 163 27 96 479 75 37 419 1008 .244 .304 .347 .652 1694 16 43 25
* - 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 Dennis Bennett* 28 9 8 .529 2.55 19 19 7 0 141.0 132 56 40 7 28 2 92 2 0 1 1.135 8.4 0.4 1.8 5.9 3.29
2 Jophery Brown 23 0 1 .000 5.54 2 2 0 0 13.0 13 9 8 2 7 1 1 0 0 0 1.538 9.0 1.4 4.8 0.7 0.14
3 Dick Calmus 24 3 8 .273 6.09 14 13 0 0 65.0 70 48 44 13 28 1 56 2 0 2 1.508 9.7 1.8 3.9 7.8 2.00
4 Len Church 26 3 2 .600 2.21 24 2 0 0 57.0 50 16 14 4 22 4 35 0 0 1 1.263 7.9 0.6 3.5 5.5 1.59
5 Joe Decker 21 3 4 .429 1.86 9 9 5 1 63.0 45 18 13 2 24 0 32 0 1 5 1.095 6.4 0.3 3.4 4.6 1.33
6 Alec Distaso 19 0 2 .000 2.08 3 2 0 0 13.0 12 8 3 0 9 0 8 1 0 0 1.615 8.3 0.0 6.2 5.5 0.89
7 Dave Dowling* 25 0 0 3.27 5 0 0 0 11.0 12 6 4 0 5 1 8 1 0 1 1.545 9.8 0.0 4.1 6.5 1.60 Stats for 2 teams
8 Jim Ellis* 23 8 5 .615 3.60 31 12 3 1 105.0 106 51 42 4 49 2 69 2 1 8 1.476 9.1 0.3 4.2 5.9 1.41 Stats for 2 teams
9 Darcy Fast* 21 3 3 .500 2.86 6 6 4 2 44.0 30 17 14 1 19 1 35 0 1 9 1.114 6.1 0.2 3.9 7.2 1.84
10 Aubrey Gatewood 29 1 1 .500 4.62 11 4 0 0 39.0 44 20 20 5 18 0 17 0 0 3 1.590 10.2 1.2 4.2 3.9 0.94
11 Chuck Hartenstein 26 2 4 .333 1.86 20 5 0 0 58.0 50 15 12 2 10 2 29 6 0 3 1.034 7.8 0.3 1.6 4.5 2.90
12 John Hermanek 24 0 3 .000 6.27 12 5 1 0 33.0 46 27 23 3 13 2 27 0 0 3 1.788 12.5 0.8 3.5 7.4 2.08
13 Don Larsen 38 0 0 3.86 6 0 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1.286 10.3 1.3 1.3 3.9 3.00
14 Thomas Mandile 23 2 9 .182 5.90 12 11 1 1 58.0 52 41 38 6 31 0 51 1 0 3 1.431 8.1 0.9 4.8 7.9 1.65
15 Kenneth Myette 20 5 5 .500 4.76 28 12 1 1 87.0 99 50 46 13 38 0 41 4 0 8 1.575 10.2 1.3 3.9 4.2 1.08
16 Ron Piche 33 7 4 .636 3.13 49 1 0 0 92.0 74 34 32 3 27 3 54 2 0 6 1.098 7.2 0.3 2.6 5.3 2.00
17 Frank Reberger 24 7 5 .583 3.79 15 14 5 2 95.0 86 40 40 8 39 3 45 3 0 5 1.316 8.1 0.8 3.7 4.3 1.15
18 Archie Reynolds 22 0 0 4.50 4 3 0 0 22.0 27 11 11 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 1.409 11.0 0.0 1.6 2.9 1.75
19 Gary Ross 20 3 1 .750 1.74 5 5 1 0 31.0 23 7 6 0 18 1 20 3 0 1 1.323 6.7 0.0 5.2 5.8 1.11
20 George Sherrod 23 11 11 .500 2.79 25 24 6 1 168.0 156 66 52 15 34 3 82 2 0 1 1.131 8.4 0.8 1.8 4.4 2.41
21 Bill Stoneman 24 0 2 .000 4.12 6 4 0 0 24.0 19 14 11 2 21 0 27 0 0 2 1.667 7.1 0.8 7.9 10.1 1.29
22 Bobby Tiefenauer 38 5 3 .625 1.46 42 0 0 0 80.0 75 22 13 3 21 6 52 2 0 2 1.200 8.4 0.3 2.4 5.8 2.48
23 John Upham* 26 0 1 .000 4.50 13 0 0 0 24.0 28 13 12 3 14 1 17 0 0 1 1.750 10.5 1.1 5.2 6.4 1.21
24 Nick Willhite* 27 1 6 .143 4.15 22 6 0 0 65.0 62 33 30 9 26 6 33 0 0 2 1.354 8.6 1.2 3.6 4.6 1.27
24 Players 26.1 65 83 .439 3.42 148 148 117 31 12 1286.0 1214 574 489 103 455 38 768 28 57 1.298 8.5 0.7 3.2 5.4 1.69
* - 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
John Felske 73 387 41 7 4 .984 5.86 12
Tommy Smith 58 338 33 6 5 .984 6.40 8 Stats for 2 teams
John Boccabella 49 359 37 2 7 .995 8.08 10
Ken Rudolph 7 29 4 0 0 1.000 4.71 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clarence Jones 146 1259 92 18 97 .987 9.25
John Boccabella 2 12 1 0 4 1.000 6.50
Tommy Smith 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tommy Murray 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marv Breeding 62 115 172 6 29 .980 4.63 Stats for 3 teams
Ron Campbell 53 116 150 4 30 .985 5.02
Bob Schroder 35 92 91 3 16 .984 5.23
Jim Qualls 32 70 100 6 20 .966 5.31
Chico Fernandez 21 34 57 3 8 .968 4.33
Vic LaRose 4 7 13 0 4 1.000 5.00
Mike White 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Freese 77 59 112 11 8 .940 2.22 Stats for 2 teams
Ron Campbell 69 54 111 13 11 .927 2.39
John Lung 27 18 48 4 5 .943 2.44
Tommy Murray 7 6 4 3 0 .769 1.43
Chico Fernandez 6 3 7 1 2 .909 1.67
Lee Elia 3 2 2 0 1 1.000 1.33
Mike White 3 2 6 0 1 1.000 2.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vic LaRose 116 176 247 29 60 .936 3.65
Chico Fernandez 16 29 31 3 5 .952 3.75
Ron Campbell 10 16 24 0 6 1.000 4.00
Lee Elia 10 13 25 4 2 .905 3.80

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Aaron Pointer 124 310 10 8 2 .976 2.58 Stats for 2 teams
Lawrence Clayton 115 219 10 5 1 .979 1.99
Byron Browne 99 159 9 9 2 .949 1.70 Stats for 2 teams
Mike White 82 174 2 1 1 .994 2.15
Tommy Murray 35 54 4 0 0 1.000 1.66
Jim Hickman 26 69 4 0 1 1.000 2.81 Stats for 2 teams
John Boccabella 21 34 2 1 0 .973 1.71
John Upham 19 20 1 2 0 .913 1.11
Bill Schlesinger 17 31 2 0 0 1.000 1.94
Jim Qualls 11 16 1 0 0 1.000 1.55
Willie Mobley 3 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67
Ken Rudolph 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dick Calmus 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Felske 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Piche 49 6 17 0 2 1.000 0.47
Bobby Tiefenauer 42 7 13 1 3 .952 0.48
Jim Ellis 31 1 21 0 2 1.000 0.71 Stats for 2 teams
Kenneth Myette 28 7 19 3 1 .897 0.93
George Sherrod 25 10 17 0 1 1.000 1.08
Len Church 24 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.25
Nick Willhite 22 0 10 3 1 .769 0.45
Chuck Hartenstein 20 3 13 1 0 .941 0.80
Dennis Bennett 19 7 20 0 0 1.000 1.42
Frank Reberger 15 8 17 1 2 .962 1.67
Dick Calmus 14 2 9 1 0 .917 0.79
John Upham 13 1 4 3 0 .625 0.38
John Hermanek 12 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Thomas Mandile 12 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.58
Aubrey Gatewood 11 5 3 0 0 1.000 0.73
Joe Decker 9 5 10 2 2 .882 1.67
Darcy Fast 6 1 3 1 0 .800 0.67
Don Larsen 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bill Stoneman 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Dave Dowling 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
Gary Ross 5 4 9 1 2 .929 2.60
Archie Reynolds 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Alec Distaso 3 1 2 2 0 .600 1.00
Jophery Brown 2 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dennis Bennett 28 L L 6' 3.0" 192 Oct 5, 1939 Oakland, CA, US
John Boccabella 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 29, 1941 San Francisco, CA, US
Marv Breeding 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 8, 1934 Decatur, AL, US
Jophery Brown 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 22, 1945 Grambling, LA, US
Byron Browne 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 27, 1942 St. Joseph, MO, US
Dick Calmus 24 R R 6' 4.0" 187 Jan 7, 1944 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ron Campbell 28 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 5, 1940 Chattanooga, TN, US
Len Church 26 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 21, 1942 Chicago, IL, US
Lawrence Clayton 28 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 8, 1940
Joe Decker 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 16, 1947 Storm Lake, IA, US
Alec Distaso 19 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 23, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Dowling 25 R L 6' 2.0" 181 Aug 23, 1942 Baton Rouge, LA, US
Lee Elia 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 16, 1937 Philadelphia, PA, US
Jim Ellis 23 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 25, 1945 Tulare, CA, US
Darcy Fast 21 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 10, 1947 Dallas, OR, US
John Felske 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 May 30, 1942 Chicago, IL, US
Chico Fernandez 36 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 2, 1932 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Gene Freese 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 8, 1934 Wheeling, WV, US
Aubrey Gatewood 29 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 17, 1938 Little Rock, AR, US
Chuck Hartenstein 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 26, 1942 Seguin, TX, US
John Hermanek 24 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 9, 1943
Jim Hickman 31 R R 6' 3.0" 192 May 10, 1937 Henning, TN, US
Clarence Jones 26 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 7, 1941 Zanesville, OH, US
Vic LaRose 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 23, 1944 Los Angeles, CA, US
Don Larsen 38 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Aug 7, 1929 Michigan City, IN, US
John Lung 22 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Apr 17, 1946
Thomas Mandile 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 23, 1945
Willie Mobley 25 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 15, 1943 Modoc, SC, US
Tommy Murray 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 22, 1942 Marshall, TX, US
Kenneth Myette 20 L R 6' 3.0" 180 Nov 24, 1947
Ron Piche 33 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 22, 1935 Verdun, QC, CA
Aaron Pointer 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 19, 1942 Little Rock, AR, US
Jim Qualls 21 S R 5' 10.0" 158 Oct 9, 1946 Exeter, CA, US
Frank Reberger 24 L R 6' 5.0" 200 Jun 7, 1944 Caldwell, ID, US
Archie Reynolds 22 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jan 3, 1946 Glendale, CA, US
Gary Ross 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 16, 1947 McKeesport, PA, US
Ken Rudolph 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 29, 1946 Rockford, IL, US
Bill Schlesinger 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 5, 1941 Cincinnati, OH, US
Bob Schroder 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 30, 1944 Ridgefield, NJ, US
George Sherrod 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 2, 1945
Tommy Smith 24 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 27, 1943
Bill Stoneman 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 7, 1944 Oak Park, IL, US
Bobby Tiefenauer 38 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 10, 1929 Desloge, MO, US
John Upham 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 29, 1941 Windsor, ON, CA
Mike White 29 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 18, 1938 Detroit, MI, US
Nick Willhite 27 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 27, 1941 Tulsa, OK, US

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