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1975 Iowa Oaks

1975 > Class AAA > 1975 American Association (East)
Overall: 56-79
Scored 516 runs, Allowed 599 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-77

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Joe Sparks
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium (I) (Des Moines, IA)
Attendance: 108,165
Other Years: 1974 / 1976

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 Rafael Batista* 29 23 96 87 10 19 7 0 1 4 0 0 9 17 .218 .292 .333 .625 29 0 0 0
2 Rod Boone 24 16 53 46 6 9 2 0 1 4 0 0 6 13 .196 .283 .304 .587 14 0 0 1
3 Ray Busse 26 132 511 473 52 117 24 4 13 66 4 3 33 117 .247 .295 .397 .692 188 0 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
4 Rocky Craig 25 100 353 286 44 68 14 0 0 18 9 4 58 49 .238 .367 .287 .653 82 2 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
5 Jerry DaVanon 29 90 378 309 53 96 17 3 0 34 18 8 57 27 .311 .421 .385 .806 119 5 3 4
6 Jesus de la Rosa 21 71 249 235 24 61 14 0 6 29 2 3 10 50 .260 .297 .396 .693 93 3 0 1
7 Bob Didier# 26 109 392 354 30 89 12 0 3 39 1 3 27 29 .251 .310 .311 .621 110 4 5 2
8 Jim Driscoll* 31 75 260 210 23 43 8 1 2 10 4 8 42 38 .205 .337 .281 .618 59 1 5 2
9 Mike Easler* 24 113 469 415 69 130 31 6 15 69 5 6 43 78 .313 .378 .525 .904 218 4 1 6 Stats for 2 teams
10 Bob Gallagher* 26 79 319 286 36 80 11 1 3 30 2 2 28 50 .280 .346 .357 .703 102 2 1 2
11 Art Gardner* 22 135 570 518 66 136 21 7 7 54 19 9 33 72 .263 .315 .371 .686 192 9 5 5
12 Al Javier 21 13 49 45 5 12 4 0 1 10 0 0 2 5 .267 .292 .422 .714 19 0 1 1
13 John McLaren 23 4 12 7 1 4 2 0 1 2 0 0 5 2 .571 .750 1.286 2.036 9 0 0 0
14 Donnie McLaughlin 24 12 23 20 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .150 .261 .200 .461 4 0 0 0
15 Larry Milbourne# 24 24 86 77 9 17 3 1 1 6 3 1 6 5 .221 .274 .325 .598 25 0 2 1
16 George Pena 30 99 344 288 33 69 14 0 11 46 2 2 51 66 .240 .356 .403 .758 116 2 1 2
17 Ramon Perez 23 94 297 277 25 60 6 4 0 18 4 5 13 43 .217 .253 .267 .521 74 1 5 1
18 Thomas Rima* 23 35 111 100 9 27 2 0 0 6 2 1 8 17 .270 .333 .290 .623 29 2 0 1
19 Russ Rothermel* 27 48 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
20 Roe Skidmore 29 111 451 412 41 109 21 0 14 52 1 1 34 67 .265 .322 .417 .739 172 2 0 3
21 Alex Taveras 19 135 574 489 58 125 15 4 0 36 38 13 60 61 .256 .336 .303 .638 148 2 17 6
22 Luke Walker* 31 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
23 Jim York 27 31 5 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 2 0 0 0
23 Players 25.1 135 4937 4342 516 1110 190 24 67 455 108 63 473 693 .256 .331 .357 .688 1549 36 48 38 50
* - 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 Carlos Alfonso 24 3 4 .429 3.64 41 1 1 0 3 89.0 88 42 36 4 39 6 53 3 2 11 1.427 8.9 0.4 3.9 5.4 1.36
2 Mike Cosgrove* 24 2 6 .250 7.33 17 6 0 0 3 43.0 49 40 35 5 30 1 27 4 0 2 1.837 10.3 1.0 6.3 5.7 0.90
3 Jim Crawford* 24 0 0 1.50 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 5 3 1 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 1.333 7.5 0.0 4.5 6.0 1.33
4 Eleno Cuen 22 1 3 .250 3.27 5 5 1 0 0 33.0 29 13 12 4 13 0 16 1 0 0 1.273 7.9 1.1 3.5 4.4 1.23
5 Ramon de los Santos* 26 3 2 .600 4.68 15 1 0 0 0 25.0 25 18 13 2 18 1 26 2 2 1 1.720 9.0 0.7 6.5 9.4 1.44
6 Larry Elenes 23 2 1 .667 2.62 12 6 1 0 0 48.0 33 16 14 2 29 1 43 0 0 2 1.292 6.2 0.4 5.4 8.1 1.48
7 Dan Larson 20 4 6 .400 3.69 12 12 3 0 0 83.0 82 42 34 13 45 3 67 2 1 3 1.530 8.9 1.4 4.9 7.3 1.49
8 Mike Nagy 27 0 0 7.00 4 1 0 0 0 9.0 16 9 7 0 5 0 7 0 0 0 2.333 16.0 0.0 5.0 7.0 1.40
9 Joe Niekro 30 1 0 1.000 5.00 7 0 0 0 1 9.0 7 6 5 1 7 0 9 0 0 0 1.556 7.0 1.0 7.0 9.0 1.29
10 Russ Rothermel* 27 4 2 .667 3.66 48 0 0 0 6 64.0 57 28 26 4 30 6 29 3 0 1 1.359 8.0 0.6 4.2 4.1 0.97
11 Ronald Roznovsky 23 4 8 .333 4.35 35 19 2 0 1 122.0 120 71 59 8 51 2 72 4 0 5 1.402 8.9 0.6 3.8 5.3 1.41
12 Ron Selak 20 4 8 .333 3.38 16 16 5 2 0 96.0 97 43 36 8 45 1 76 4 2 0 1.479 9.1 0.8 4.2 7.1 1.69
13 Paul Siebert* 22 12 12 .500 3.90 30 28 12 5 1 194.0 200 90 84 13 55 4 115 4 0 9 1.314 9.3 0.6 2.6 5.3 2.09
14 Scipio Spinks 27 0 3 .000 2.70 3 3 0 0 0 10.0 9 10 3 0 14 0 5 1 0 1 2.300 8.1 0.0 12.6 4.5 0.36
15 Charles Sprinkle 27 1 4 .200 3.06 28 0 0 0 4 53.0 49 18 18 2 26 6 27 2 1 4 1.415 8.3 0.3 4.4 4.6 1.04
16 Mike Stanton 22 5 11 .313 4.12 18 18 3 1 0 107.0 95 56 49 8 66 3 105 7 1 5 1.505 8.0 0.7 5.6 8.8 1.59
17 Luke Walker* 31 7 7 .500 4.33 20 18 2 0 0 106.0 124 60 51 4 65 3 84 1 0 6 1.783 10.5 0.3 5.5 7.1 1.29
18 Rick Williams 22 1 0 1.000 14.14 4 0 0 0 0 7.0 15 14 11 2 6 0 2 1 0 0 3.000 19.3 2.6 7.7 2.6 0.33
19 Jim York 27 2 2 .500 3.20 31 0 0 0 7 45.0 44 20 16 2 16 3 33 4 0 2 1.333 8.8 0.4 3.2 6.6 2.06
19 Players 24.5 56 79 .415 3.98 135 135 105 30 9 26 1150.0 1144 599 509 84 563 40 800 43 9 52 1.484 9.0 0.7 4.4 6.3 1.42
* - 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

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Bob Didier 95 571 61 11 5 .983 6.65 13
George Pena 52 258 19 7 7 .975 5.33 7
John McLaren 3 14 2 0 0 1.000 5.33 1
Rod Boone 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roe Skidmore 108 918 72 8 71 .992 9.17
Ray Busse 14 113 14 5 8 .962 9.07 Stats for 2 teams
Rafael Batista 12 115 9 0 4 1.000 10.33
Jerry DaVanon 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Bob Gallagher 2 9 1 0 0 1.000 5.00
Jesus de la Rosa 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
George Pena 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Perez 79 159 184 15 36 .958 4.34
Jim Driscoll 28 52 69 3 14 .976 4.32
Larry Milbourne 21 33 47 8 8 .909 3.81
Jerry DaVanon 20 31 54 4 9 .955 4.25
Donnie McLaughlin 1 0 4 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry DaVanon 66 51 129 14 6 .928 2.73
Jim Driscoll 41 23 68 6 9 .938 2.22
Ray Busse 33 26 65 9 4 .910 2.76 Stats for 2 teams
Donnie McLaughlin 7 0 10 2 0 .833 1.43
Ramon Perez 7 5 15 2 1 .909 2.86

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Taveras 133 207 385 33 75 .947 4.45
Jerry DaVanon 3 7 9 1 0 .941 5.33

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Gardner 134 286 21 10 6 .968 2.29
Mike Easler 101 161 6 8 1 .954 1.65 Stats for 2 teams
Rocky Craig 92 201 8 3 2 .986 2.27 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Busse 89 155 12 8 4 .954 1.88 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Gallagher 78 138 4 3 0 .979 1.82
Jesus de la Rosa 59 82 9 2 1 .978 1.54
Al Javier 13 20 0 2 0 .909 1.54
Thomas Rima 11 19 2 1 1 .955 1.91
George Pena 6 10 0 2 0 .833 1.67
Ramon Perez 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russ Rothermel 48 7 12 1 3 .950 0.40
Carlos Alfonso 41 9 17 3 3 .897 0.63
Ronald Roznovsky 35 5 33 4 3 .905 1.09
Jim York 31 5 7 0 2 1.000 0.39
Paul Siebert 30 4 29 1 3 .971 1.10
Charles Sprinkle 28 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.32
Luke Walker 20 2 21 1 0 .958 1.15
Mike Stanton 18 18 18 3 0 .923 2.00
Mike Cosgrove 17 3 1 1 1 .800 0.24
Ron Selak 16 9 18 1 0 .964 1.69
Ramon de los Santos 15 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.20
Larry Elenes 12 5 9 0 0 1.000 1.17
Dan Larson 12 4 10 1 1 .933 1.17
Joe Niekro 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Eleno Cuen 5 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.40
Mike Nagy 4 1 3 1 0 .800 1.00
Rick Williams 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Scipio Spinks 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Jim Crawford 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Carlos Alfonso 24 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Dec 18, 1950 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Rafael Batista 29 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 25, 1945 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Rod Boone 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 11, 1950 San Diego, CA, US
Ray Busse 26 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Mike Cosgrove 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 17, 1951 Phoenix, AZ, US
Rocky Craig 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 2, 1950 San Diego, CA, US
Jim Crawford 24 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 29, 1950 Chicago, IL, US
Eleno Cuen 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 18, 1952 Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MX
Jerry DaVanon 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 21, 1945 Oceanside, CA, US
Jesus de la Rosa 21 R R 6' 1.0" 153 Aug 5, 1953 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ramon de los Santos 26 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 19, 1949 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Bob Didier 26 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 16, 1949 Hattiesburg, MS, US
Jim Driscoll 31 L R 5' 11.0" 175 May 14, 1944 Medford, MA, US
Mike Easler 24 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 29, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Larry Elenes 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 29, 1951 Long Beach, CA, US
Bob Gallagher 26 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 7, 1948 Newton, MA, US
Art Gardner 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 21, 1952 Madden, MS, US
Al Javier 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 4, 1954 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Dan Larson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 4, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US
Alberto Leaver 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Bocas del Toro, PA
John McLaren 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 29, 1951 Galveston, TX, US
Donnie McLaughlin 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 4, 1950 Shreveport, LA, US
Larry Milbourne 24 S R 6' 0.0" 161 Feb 14, 1951 Port Norris, NJ, US
Mike Nagy 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 25, 1948 New York, NY, US
Joe Niekro 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 7, 1944 Martins Ferry, OH, US
George Pena 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 16, 1944 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ramon Perez 23 R R 6' 0.0" 150 Feb 1, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Thomas Rima 23 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 20, 1951
Russ Rothermel 27 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 21, 1948 Pottsville, PA, US
Ronald Roznovsky 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 7, 1951
Ron Selak 20 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Mar 25, 1955 Berkeley, CA, US
Paul Siebert 22 L L 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 5, 1953 Minneapolis, MN, US
Roe Skidmore 29 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Oct 30, 1945 Decatur, IL, US
Scipio Spinks 27 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Jul 12, 1947 Chicago, IL, US
Charles Sprinkle 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 28, 1948 Detroit, MI, US
Mike Stanton 22 S R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 25, 1952 St. Louis, MO, US
Alex Taveras 19 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Oct 9, 1955 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Luke Walker 31 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 2, 1943 DeKalb, TX, US
Rick Williams 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 9, 1952 Merced, CA, US
Jim York 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 27, 1947 Maywood, CA, US

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