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1979 Wichita Aeros

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (West)
Overall: 57-79
Scored 620 runs, Allowed 686 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-74

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Jack Hiatt
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
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 Derek Botelho 22 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
2 Doug Capilla* 27 29 11 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 3 0
3 Norm Churchill* 21 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Steve Davis 25 134 567 500 73 133 20 3 14 68 10 6 58 73 .266 .342 .402 .744 201 2 3 4
5 Puchy Delgado# 25 36 151 131 17 24 5 1 0 17 6 3 15 20 .183 .277 .237 .514 31 2 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Kevin Drury 22 61 186 167 14 37 7 2 0 15 0 2 16 18 .222 .290 .287 .578 48 1 0 2
7 Bill Evers 25 27 68 50 8 15 2 0 2 14 2 3 17 10 .300 .471 .460 .931 23 0 0 1
8 Jesus Figueroa* 22 116 473 426 58 124 15 0 1 27 28 12 43 38 .291 .356 .333 .689 142 0 4 0
9 Dave Geisel* 24 45 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0
10 Mike Gordon# 25 100 371 303 45 70 12 2 16 51 1 1 60 76 .231 .354 .442 .796 134 0 4 4
11 Bob Gorinski 27 41 145 124 11 27 2 1 5 15 1 0 21 27 .218 .331 .371 .702 46 0 0 0
12 Joe Hernandez 26 110 359 328 43 76 17 3 5 30 5 4 23 45 .232 .280 .348 .628 114 0 6 2
13 Al Javier 25 71 288 267 36 80 13 0 5 41 7 1 8 32 .300 .333 .404 .738 108 8 0 5
14 Greg Keatley 25 46 174 162 18 41 9 2 5 24 0 0 12 37 .253 .305 .426 .731 69 0 0 0
15 Gene Krug* 24 87 333 314 37 82 15 1 7 39 1 1 12 31 .261 .290 .382 .672 120 2 2 3
16 Steve Macko* 24 119 484 426 56 104 27 1 6 44 13 5 46 55 .244 .322 .354 .676 151 4 5 3
17 Randy Martz* 23 30 20 13 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 7 .308 .526 .385 .911 5 0 1 0
18 Dennis Mork* -- 7 27 22 1 9 2 0 0 4 0 1 5 5 .409 .519 .500 1.019 11 0 0 0
19 Karl Pagel* 24 136 575 472 96 149 25 0 39 123 10 3 100 109 .316 .436 .617 1.052 291 1 1 1
20 George Riley* 22 38 7 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .333 .600 .333 .933 1 0 2 0
21 Chuck Rogers* 25 27 19 13 4 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 7 .308 .438 .769 1.207 10 0 3 0
22 Kurt Seibert# 23 129 519 420 65 102 14 3 4 36 10 11 85 54 .243 .371 .319 .690 134 3 7 4
23 Paul Semall 23 13 14 13 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 .154 .214 .308 .522 4 0 0 0
24 Manny Seoane 24 22 8 8 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 .250 .250 .500 .750 4 0 0 0
25 Don Stricklen 22 5 16 15 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .267 .313 .267 .579 4 0 0 0
26 Michael Thompson 23 11 44 38 10 11 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 4 .289 .364 .289 .653 11 0 0 1
27 Jim Tracy* 23 44 177 150 26 41 9 1 4 18 0 2 21 36 .273 .362 .427 .788 64 2 0 4
28 Vince Valentini 23 22 18 15 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 7 .267 .313 .400 .713 6 0 2 0
29 Byron Wilkerson# 24 53 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
30 Jim Willoughby 30 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Darrell Woodard 22 12 52 44 5 13 1 0 0 2 4 0 7 11 .295 .404 .318 .722 14 1 0 0
31 Players 24.1 136 5064 4398 620 1149 195 23 115 568 97 54 564 720 .261 .346 .394 .741 1735 24 44 34 37
* - 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 Derek Botelho 22 1 2 .333 8.53 4 4 0 0 0 19.0 30 20 18 4 8 0 18 0 0 2 2.000 14.2 1.9 3.8 8.5 2.25
2 Doug Capilla* 27 6 8 .429 4.55 28 9 1 0 4 83.0 85 44 42 7 51 2 45 1 0 5 1.639 9.2 0.8 5.5 4.9 0.88
3 Bill Caudill 22 3 1 .750 2.75 6 5 1 1 0 36.0 27 11 11 3 17 0 36 1 0 0 1.222 6.8 0.8 4.2 9.0 2.12
4 Norm Churchill* 21 4 1 .800 3.40 11 7 1 1 2 53.0 54 20 20 5 26 0 21 0 0 6 1.509 9.2 0.8 4.4 3.6 0.81
5 Raymond Gault 23 0 0 4.50 4 0 0 0 0 8.0 9 4 4 1 9 0 5 1 0 1 2.250 10.1 1.1 10.1 5.6 0.56
6 Dave Geisel* 24 5 5 .500 2.51 45 1 1 0 7 79.0 76 29 22 4 47 4 49 1 1 3 1.557 8.7 0.5 5.4 5.6 1.04
7 Bill Harris* 24 0 0 10.12 3 1 0 0 0 8.0 14 9 9 1 6 2 2 0 0 1 2.500 15.8 1.1 6.8 2.2 0.33
8 Randy Martz 23 8 13 .381 4.10 30 26 5 1 0 178.0 196 96 81 21 47 2 66 2 0 4 1.365 9.9 1.1 2.4 3.3 1.40
9 Donnie Moore 25 1 3 .250 8.07 5 5 1 0 0 29.0 29 26 26 4 20 0 16 1 0 1 1.690 9.0 1.2 6.2 5.0 0.80
10 Mark Parker 23 0 1 .000 12.00 2 1 0 0 0 6.0 6 10 8 0 6 1 4 0 0 2 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 6.0 0.67
11 George Riley* 22 3 8 .273 6.08 38 6 0 0 5 74.0 75 53 50 6 53 4 53 3 2 4 1.730 9.1 0.7 6.4 6.4 1.00
12 Chuck Rogers 25 5 9 .357 4.63 26 19 4 1 0 142.0 149 80 73 18 64 4 69 3 0 0 1.500 9.4 1.1 4.1 4.4 1.08
13 Paul Semall 23 5 6 .455 5.07 12 12 6 0 0 87.0 82 57 49 12 40 0 32 0 0 3 1.402 8.5 1.2 4.1 3.3 0.80
14 Manny Seoane 24 6 5 .545 4.84 20 18 1 0 0 106.0 125 61 57 9 51 3 43 3 3 6 1.660 10.6 0.8 4.3 3.7 0.84
15 Vince Valentini 23 5 10 .333 5.22 22 21 2 0 0 131.0 136 86 76 16 76 3 67 0 0 4 1.618 9.3 1.1 5.2 4.6 0.88
16 Byron Wilkerson 24 3 6 .333 6.29 53 1 0 0 2 73.0 81 56 51 13 71 7 42 3 2 2 2.082 10.0 1.6 8.8 5.2 0.59
17 Jim Willoughby 30 2 1 .667 5.82 22 0 0 0 5 34.0 44 24 22 7 21 7 15 1 0 0 1.912 11.6 1.9 5.6 4.0 0.71
17 Players 24.0 57 79 .419 4.86 136 136 113 23 5 25 1147.0 1218 686 619 131 613 39 583 20 8 44 1.596 9.6 1.0 4.8 4.6 0.95
* - 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
Mike Gordon 88 389 50 5 3 .989 4.99 6
Greg Keatley 36 174 23 2 0 .990 5.47 1
Bill Evers 19 63 11 1 0 .987 3.89 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Krug 84 744 74 7 85 .992 9.74
Jim Tracy 42 363 20 11 46 .972 9.12
Karl Pagel 19 138 5 1 13 .993 7.53
Bill Evers 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Macko 50 129 142 4 35 .985 5.42
Kurt Seibert 50 136 144 5 37 .982 5.60
Kevin Drury 32 78 89 4 21 .977 5.22
Darrell Woodard 12 29 40 1 21 .986 5.75
Steve Davis 3 4 8 0 1 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kurt Seibert 65 51 125 5 16 .972 2.71
Steve Davis 64 43 148 8 15 .960 2.98
Michael Thompson 10 2 23 1 2 .962 2.50
Don Stricklen 4 1 3 1 0 .800 1.00
Kevin Drury 3 1 5 3 1 .667 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Macko 74 118 210 13 52 .962 4.43
Steve Davis 70 109 224 11 48 .968 4.76
Kurt Seibert 2 5 7 0 2 1.000 6.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jesus Figueroa 113 211 14 4 1 .983 1.99
Joe Hernandez 106 237 5 2 1 .992 2.28
Karl Pagel 99 132 9 3 2 .979 1.42
Al Javier 71 131 3 4 1 .971 1.89
Puchy Delgado 34 92 1 1 1 .989 2.74 Stats for 2 teams
Kurt Seibert 13 9 1 0 1 1.000 0.77
Bob Gorinski 11 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.09
Dennis Mork 7 9 1 0 0 1.000 1.43
Jim Tracy 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Byron Wilkerson 53 1 14 0 0 1.000 0.28
Dave Geisel 45 6 9 0 0 1.000 0.33
George Riley 38 2 10 1 0 .923 0.32
Randy Martz 30 14 28 2 3 .955 1.40
Doug Capilla 28 2 10 0 0 1.000 0.43
Chuck Rogers 26 4 17 4 1 .840 0.81
Vince Valentini 22 16 22 4 1 .905 1.73
Jim Willoughby 22 2 9 0 0 1.000 0.50
Manny Seoane 20 9 16 6 1 .806 1.25
Paul Semall 12 5 11 1 2 .941 1.33
Norm Churchill 11 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.82
Bill Caudill 6 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Donnie Moore 5 4 4 0 0 1.000 1.60
Derek Botelho 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.75
Raymond Gault 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bill Harris 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mark Parker 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Derek Botelho 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 2, 1956 Long Beach, CA, US
Doug Capilla 27 L L 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 7, 1952 Honolulu, HI, US
Bill Caudill 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 13, 1956 Santa Monica, CA, US
Norm Churchill 21 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Apr 16, 1958 Hempstead, NY, US
Steve Davis 25 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 30, 1953 Oakland, CA, US
Puchy Delgado 25 S L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1954 Hatillo, PR
Kevin Drury 22 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 7, 1956 Brunswick, GA, US
Bill Evers 25 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 29, 1954 New York, NY, US
Jesus Figueroa 22 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 20, 1957 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Raymond Gault 23 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1956
Dave Geisel 24 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 18, 1955 Windber, PA, US
Mike Gordon 25 S R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 11, 1953 Leominster, MA, US
Bob Gorinski 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 7, 1952 Latrobe, PA, US
Bill Harris 24 L L 6' 5.0" 210 Apr 28, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Hernandez 26 R L 5' 10.0" 160 May 25, 1953 Houston, TX, US
Al Javier 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 4, 1954 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Greg Keatley 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 12, 1953 Princeton, WV, US
Gene Krug 24 L L 6' 4.0" 225 Feb 12, 1955 Garden City, KS, US
Steve Macko 24 L R 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 6, 1954 Burlington, IA, US
Randy Martz 23 L R 6' 4.0" 210 May 28, 1956 Harrisburg, PA, US
Donnie Moore 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 13, 1954 Lubbock, TX, US
Dennis Mork -- L L Unknown
Karl Pagel 24 L L 6' 2.0" 188 Mar 29, 1955 Madison, WI, US
Mark Parker 23 L R 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 12, 1956 Huntington, IN, US
George Riley 22 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 6, 1956 Philadelphia, PA, US
Chuck Rogers 25 L R 6' 6.0" 215 Nov 5, 1953 Findlay, OH, US
Kurt Seibert 23 S R 6' 0.0" 165 Oct 16, 1955 Cheverly, MD, US
Paul Semall 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jul 16, 1955 Cleveland, OH, US
Manny Seoane 24 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Jun 26, 1955 Tampa, FL, US
Don Stricklen 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 5, 1956 Little Rock, AR, US
Michael Thompson 23 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 11, 1955 Arlington, VA, US
Jim Tracy 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 31, 1955 Hamilton, OH, US
Vince Valentini 23 R R 6' 2.0" 198 Apr 30, 1956 Hoboken, NJ, US
Byron Wilkerson 24 S R 6' 3.0" 170 Feb 4, 1955 Evansville, IN, US
Jim Willoughby 30 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 31, 1949 Salinas, CA, US
Darrell Woodard 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Dec 10, 1956 Wilma, AR, US

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