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1977 Visalia Oaks

1977 > Class A > 1977 California League
Overall: 65-75
Scored 920 runs, Allowed 978 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-74

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Visalia, CA
Ballpark: Recreation Park (II) (Visalia, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978

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 Joseph Bennett 22 10 44 35 10 11 2 0 0 3 5 0 8 5 .314 .455 .371 .826 13 1 0 0
2 Steve Benson 20 132 598 499 99 132 29 4 14 82 35 8 88 79 .265 .375 .423 .798 211 3 3 5
3 Leland Byrd 21 78 305 245 54 59 7 1 3 25 6 1 48 40 .241 .377 .314 .692 77 7 3 2
4 John Castino 22 72 311 275 54 90 14 5 16 54 13 4 31 53 .327 .395 .589 .984 162 1 2 2
5 Rick Cyburt 22 75 333 288 51 80 4 0 0 31 4 3 32 23 .278 .352 .292 .644 84 2 9 2
6 Douglas Duncan 22 80 324 254 47 58 13 0 8 44 0 2 65 70 .228 .393 .374 .767 95 4 1 0
7 Rick Duncan* 23 116 504 449 87 138 14 2 18 83 9 3 45 45 .307 .369 .468 .837 210 2 3 5
8 Richard Green# 20 133 589 502 92 146 23 3 16 107 1 0 75 65 .291 .381 .444 .825 223 2 3 7
9 James LaFountain 23 38 175 155 31 52 11 1 9 31 0 1 19 36 .335 .411 .594 1.005 92 1 0 0
10 Tim Loberg 22 30 109 95 12 20 2 1 1 10 5 0 13 16 .211 .312 .284 .596 27 1 0 0
11 David Long* 22 74 295 257 46 67 15 1 5 46 6 4 32 46 .261 .347 .385 .732 99 3 1 2
12 Glenn Purvis 23 111 430 362 62 95 12 9 7 58 18 4 57 135 .262 .370 .403 .773 146 6 3 2
13 Ray Smith 21 33 142 120 23 43 6 0 1 20 0 3 19 14 .358 .458 .433 .891 52 3 0 0
14 Rick Sofield* 20 108 478 403 106 132 22 8 27 107 10 4 67 93 .328 .421 .623 1.043 251 2 0 6
15 Joseph Stewart 21 91 410 323 75 88 11 1 4 45 12 2 76 81 .272 .416 .350 .766 113 5 4 2
16 William Stone 19 71 283 242 43 57 6 2 2 34 9 1 30 33 .236 .315 .302 .617 73 0 7 4
17 Mickey Weeks* 21 15 70 62 10 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 8 16 .210 .300 .226 .526 14 0 0 0
18 Thomas Westlake* 23 32 141 127 18 35 1 1 2 20 1 0 10 28 .276 .331 .346 .677 44 1 2 1
18 Players 21.3 140 5541 4693 920 1316 193 39 133 805 134 40 723 878 .280 .379 .423 .802 1986 44 41 40 20
* - 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 John Altman 21 0 1 .000 8.15 16 4 0 0 1 53.0 72 56 48 10 32 1 31 3 2 8 1.962 12.2 1.7 5.4 5.3 0.97
2 Robert Border 22 0 3 .000 9.86 6 4 0 0 0 21.0 35 28 23 3 22 0 11 1 1 1 2.714 15.0 1.3 9.4 4.7 0.50
3 Robert Carroll 22 5 12 .294 6.42 28 23 3 0 0 129.0 179 112 92 14 61 3 69 5 1 19 1.860 12.5 1.0 4.3 4.8 1.13
4 Tim Costello* 21 9 8 .529 5.02 32 22 8 1 0 163.0 196 106 91 13 74 2 84 2 1 15 1.656 10.8 0.7 4.1 4.6 1.14
5 Jim Gideon 23 0 2 .000 13.50 2 1 0 0 0 6.0 10 11 9 1 9 1 4 0 0 3 3.167 15.0 1.5 13.5 6.0 0.44
6 Steven Hypes 23 0 3 .000 12.50 5 4 0 0 0 18.0 34 26 25 4 7 0 9 1 0 1 2.278 17.0 2.0 3.5 4.5 1.29
7 Dwight Lewis 22 4 2 .667 3.83 23 0 0 0 6 47.0 48 26 20 2 13 2 56 3 1 2 1.298 9.2 0.4 2.5 10.7 4.31
8 Carlos Lopez 21 2 3 .400 5.29 8 8 0 0 0 34.0 40 32 20 3 16 0 11 2 1 2 1.647 10.6 0.8 4.2 2.9 0.69
9 Kevin Meistickle 25 2 1 .667 6.43 18 0 0 0 2 56.0 61 43 40 6 22 0 39 1 0 2 1.482 9.8 1.0 3.5 6.3 1.77
10 Sabah Mendez 21 0 2 .000 7.88 8 0 0 0 0 16.0 23 25 14 4 15 1 9 1 1 6 2.375 12.9 2.2 8.4 5.1 0.60
11 Dean Moranda* 20 1 0 1.000 14.25 5 3 0 0 0 12.0 22 23 19 2 17 0 7 0 0 2 3.250 16.5 1.5 12.8 5.2 0.41
12 Dean Olson* 21 5 6 .455 4.86 14 14 2 0 0 74.0 63 55 40 4 58 0 48 2 1 11 1.635 7.7 0.5 7.1 5.8 0.83
13 Frank Quintero 21 9 9 .500 5.98 36 20 5 1 1 149.0 186 122 99 7 93 1 82 5 3 24 1.872 11.2 0.4 5.6 5.0 0.88
14 Charles Renneau 22 8 5 .615 6.15 46 4 1 1 5 117.0 128 102 80 10 88 2 101 5 0 20 1.846 9.8 0.8 6.8 7.8 1.15
15 Kevin Stanfield* 21 9 8 .529 5.72 27 17 8 1 0 129.0 174 101 82 12 40 0 77 4 0 6 1.659 12.1 0.8 2.8 5.4 1.93
16 Vincent Titus* 22 11 10 .524 5.34 37 16 6 2 2 150.0 179 110 89 16 63 0 81 2 1 9 1.613 10.7 1.0 3.8 4.9 1.29
16 Players 21.6 65 75 .464 6.06 140 140 107 33 6 17 1174.0 1450 978 791 112 630 13 719 37 13 131 1.772 11.1 0.9 4.8 5.5 1.14
* - 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
Douglas Duncan 77 415 57 8 5 .983 6.13 14
Rick Duncan 52 244 34 11 3 .962 5.35 17
Mickey Weeks 15 85 15 5 3 .952 6.67 10

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Green 133 1134 69 20 94 .984 9.05
Rick Duncan 7 42 1 3 3 .935 6.14
Tim Loberg 4 35 4 0 2 1.000 9.75

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Benson 99 241 300 16 61 .971 5.46
William Stone 32 74 97 13 17 .929 5.34
Joseph Bennett 10 23 21 4 5 .917 4.40

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Castino 72 68 152 13 11 .944 3.06
Leland Byrd 62 45 137 16 9 .919 2.94
Tim Loberg 7 10 13 4 2 .852 3.29
Steve Benson 1 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
William Stone 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rick Cyburt 75 118 244 20 42 .948 4.83
Ray Smith 32 54 101 19 11 .891 4.84
Steve Benson 25 43 79 15 16 .891 4.88
Tim Loberg 7 16 17 4 5 .892 4.71
Leland Byrd 3 1 4 2 1 .714 1.67

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Purvis 111 248 10 12 1 .956 2.32
Rick Sofield 104 198 15 10 4 .955 2.05
Joseph Stewart 91 143 11 12 1 .928 1.69
David Long 58 93 6 7 0 .934 1.71
Thomas Westlake 32 65 5 3 1 .959 2.19
Rick Duncan 23 36 1 4 0 .902 1.61
Leland Byrd 13 10 0 0 0 1.000 0.77
Tim Loberg 12 12 1 0 0 1.000 1.08

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Renneau 46 7 10 2 1 .895 0.37
Vincent Titus 37 5 19 1 3 .960 0.65
Frank Quintero 36 15 26 6 0 .872 1.14
Tim Costello 32 7 20 4 4 .871 0.84
Robert Carroll 28 13 12 3 1 .893 0.89
Kevin Stanfield 27 4 15 3 0 .864 0.70
Dwight Lewis 23 2 7 2 0 .818 0.39
Kevin Meistickle 18 0 7 0 0 1.000 0.39
John Altman 16 1 14 2 0 .882 0.94
Dean Olson 14 6 17 2 4 .920 1.64
Carlos Lopez 8 2 4 0 1 1.000 0.75
Sabah Mendez 8 1 1 1 0 .667 0.25
Robert Border 6 2 2 1 1 .800 0.67
Steven Hypes 5 3 3 1 0 .857 1.20
Dean Moranda 5 0 2 1 1 .667 0.40
Jim Gideon 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Altman 21 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1956
Joseph Bennett 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1955
Steve Benson 20 R R 5' 10.0" 156 Mar 10, 1957
Robert Border 22 R R 6' 2.0" 170 1955
Leland Byrd 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 30, 1955 Gainesville, GA, US
Robert Carroll 22 S R 6' 0.0" 178 Apr 10, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Castino 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 23, 1954 Evanston, IL, US
Tim Costello 21 L L 6' 3.0" 205 May 31, 1956 Harrisburg, PA, US
Rick Cyburt 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1955
Douglas Duncan 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 3, 1954 Joliet, IL, US
Rick Duncan 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 28, 1953
Jim Gideon 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 26, 1953 Taylor, TX, US
Richard Green 20 S R 6' 1.0" 208 Sep 14, 1956 Conroe, TX, US
Steven Hypes 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1954
James LaFountain 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1954
Dwight Lewis 22 S R 6' 2.0" 185 1955
Tim Loberg 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 14, 1955 Robinsdale, MN, US
David Long 22 L L 6' 1.0" 193 Apr 22, 1955 Santa Monica, CA, US
Carlos Lopez 21 R R 6' 4.0" 180 1956
Kevin Meistickle 25 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Oct 18, 1951
Sabah Mendez 21 R R 6' 2.0" 1956
Dean Moranda 20 R L 6' 1.0" 180 1957
Dean Olson 21 L L 6' 3.0" 170 1956
Glenn Purvis 23 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Apr 24, 1954 Pasadena, CA, US
Frank Quintero 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 12, 1956 Tijuana, Baja California, MX
Charles Renneau 22 S R 6' 3.0" 170 1955
Ray Smith 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 18, 1955 Glendale, CA, US
Rick Sofield 20 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 16, 1956 Cheyenne, WY, US
Kevin Stanfield 21 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 19, 1955 Huron, SD, US
Joseph Stewart 21 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 27, 1956 Lima, OH, US
William Stone 19 R R 5' 8.0" 155 Aug 24, 1957 Steubenville, OH, US
Vincent Titus 22 L L 6' 1.0" 172 Aug 24, 1954 Renton, WA, US
Mickey Weeks 21 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 24, 1955 Falfurrias, TX, US
Thomas Westlake 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 15, 1954

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