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1978 GCL Rangers

1978 > Class Rookie > 1978 Gulf Coast League
Overall: 33-22
Scored 298 runs, Allowed 211 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 36-19

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Terry Bogener*22522001652845662322552612.273.366.418.78469063
2William Buchan2051583100001062.125.533.125.6581100
3David Chapman221514123510020021.417.500.5001.0006000
4Michael Childs192139337731032264.212.333.364.69712000
5Tracy Cowger212998901826430151266.289.333.400.73336020
6Daniel Dixon211426215500001154.238.385.238.6235000
7Luis Gonzalez1939156129313361216222532.256.378.364.74347101
8Ron Gooch211044386910085041.237.318.263.58110101
9David Hibner19491991642635632242352747.213.327.323.65053233
10Mike Jirschele19271007717122015411813.156.320.221.54017131
11Cameron Killebrew22626234800030021.348.385.348.7328001
12Amos Lewis173512797171611014522630.165.339.196.53519031
13Thomas McGivney*206862100000013.167.375.167.5421100
14David Miller#223611710018282001227797.280.363.300.66330440
15Jerry Neufang1729897371900090196.260.345.260.60619151
16Albert Ortiz*20471901431940220151124315.280.452.322.77446220
17Stephen Paine211234301300032047.100.206.100.3063000
18Stanley Reese*22351381271338412172086.299.341.394.73450030
19Mike Richardt204518316030459201471143.281.333.363.69658063
20Robert Tanzi193211096132733012241212.281.373.375.74836200
21Richard Velazguez21215037971017611210.189.388.297.68511010
22John Zisk2138137119202730624311318.227.311.403.71448221
22 Players20.1552102175029843754231623612937278240.250.355.334.6905851840163
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1David Chapman2241.8001.2311000322.01443071220210.9555.70.02.99.03.14
2David Crutcher20101.0003.273300011.0115407090001.6369.00.05.77.41.29
3William Eason*1902.0004.509100014.012970110101011.6437.70.07.16.40.91
4Jim Farr2234.4292.8514921360.05132193310641261.3677.60.44.69.62.06
5Gregory Fleet*2201.0005.2110100019.01811110171160101.8428.50.08.17.60.94
6Charles Kwolek*2041.8002.8810610050.03518162290362061.2806.30.45.26.51.24
7Linvel Mosby1852.7143.579931053.04627212390294071.6047.80.36.64.90.74
8Gene Nelson17501.0002.2514500352.04118130201281021.1737.10.03.54.81.40
9Keith Shelling*23201.0003.0911200032.02213111190331041.2816.20.35.39.31.74
10David Smith2022.5002.2515100228.0271071132171021.4298.70.34.25.51.31
11Andrew Tam2102.0003.717200117.010107012083001.2945.30.06.44.20.67
12Michael Vickers*2044.5001.96121040069.05523150292512041.2177.20.03.86.71.76
13Keith Walsh1901.00012.756100112.020181708080022.33315.00.06.06.01.00
14Wesley Williams2032.6002.657510034.02513103151340111.1766.60.84.09.02.27
14 Players20.23322.6003.0755554411613472.0387211161122578365166361.3647.40.24.97.01.42
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Jerry Neufang291592632.9846.389
Tracy Cowger241352942.9766.836
Michael Childs11386021.0004.001
Thomas McGivney619320.9173.674
William Buchan4161001.0004.251

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Luis Gonzalez3525721730.9757.94
John Zisk2416515415.9787.50
Stanley Reese6313021.0005.67
Mike Jirschele180011.0008.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mike Richardt378484324.9824.54
Mike Jirschele13292846.9344.38
Ron Gooch9322427.9666.22
David Hibner12111.7503.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Robert Tanzi302557119.8822.73
Stanley Reese14823115.7382.21
Mike Jirschele1072223.9352.90
Mike Richardt561041.8003.20
David Chapman43520.8002.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Amos Lewis3140581414.8753.16
David Hibner2832761110.9083.86

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Terry Bogener49694011.0001.49
Albert Ortiz40596021.0001.63
David Miller2650311.9812.04
David Hibner2128312.9691.48
Richard Velazguez18211001.0001.22
Daniel Dixon1415211.9441.21
John Zisk13130001.0001.00
Stephen Paine1013111.9331.40
Cameron Killebrew69110.9091.67
Michael Childs21110.6671.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
David Smith150310.7500.20
Jim Farr142813.9090.71
Gene Nelson1472001.0000.64
Michael Vickers1271823.9262.08
David Chapman112723.8180.82
Keith Shelling1127001.0000.82
Gregory Fleet1008001.0000.80
Charles Kwolek1051112.9411.60
William Eason91310.8000.44
Linvel Mosby921411.9411.78
Andrew Tam72310.8330.71
Wesley Williams72321.7140.71
Keith Walsh600000.00
David Crutcher314001.0001.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Terry Bogener22LL6' 0.0"193Sep 28, 1955Hannibal, MO, US
William Buchan20RR6' 0.0"190Nov 18, 1957
David Chapman22RR5' 10.0"1701956
Michael Childs19RR6' 1.0"180Sep 30, 1958
Tracy Cowger21RR5' 10.0"175Jul 22, 1956
David Crutcher20RR6' 2.0"185Oct 21, 1957
Daniel Dixon21RR5' 11.0"1801957
William Eason19LL5' 11.0"175Oct 24, 1958
Jim Farr22RR6' 1.0"195May 18, 1956Waverly, NY, US
Gregory Fleet22RL6' 2.0"1701956
Luis Gonzalez19RL6' 2.0"185Dec 9, 1958
Ron Gooch21RR5' 11.0"165Apr 16, 1957
David Hibner19RR5' 10.0"180Oct 15, 1958
Mike Jirschele19RR5' 11.0"185Mar 3, 1959Clintonville, WI, US
Cameron Killebrew22RR5' 11.0"1801956
Charles Kwolek20LL5' 10.0"165Dec 5, 1957
Amos Lewis17RR6' 3.0"185Aug 14, 1960
Thomas McGivney20LR5' 11.0"1851958
David Miller22SR5' 10.0"165Mar 14, 1956
Linvel Mosby18RR6' 2.0"189Aug 3, 1959
Gene Nelson17RR6' 0.0"172Dec 3, 1960Tampa, FL, US
Jerry Neufang17RR5' 10.0"180Nov 23, 1960
Albert Ortiz20LL5' 11.0"175Aug 28, 1957
Stephen Paine21RR6' 0.0"1851957
Stanley Reese22LR6' 2.0"1901956
Mike Richardt20RR6' 0.0"170May 24, 1958North Hollywood, CA, US
Keith Shelling23LL5' 9.0"1601955
David Smith20RR6' 2.0"1901958
Andrew Tam21RR6' 3.0"2001957
Robert Tanzi19RR5' 10.0"175Jul 21, 1958
Richard Velazguez21RR6' 0.0"1651957
Michael Vickers20RL6' 0.0"185Feb 28, 1958
Keith Walsh19RR6' 2.0"1451959
Wesley Williams20RR6' 3.0"180Aug 9, 1957
John Zisk21RR6' 5.0"190May 20, 1957

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