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1978 Bluefield Orioles

1978 > Class Rookie > 1978 Appalachian League
Overall: 29-40
Scored 291 runs, Allowed 348 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 29-40

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: J.R. Miner
Represented: Bluefield, WV
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Donald Bowman 20 34 98 89 6 17 2 0 2 6 0 0 8 31 .191 .265 .281 .546 25 1 0 0
2 Robert Boyce 18 67 288 242 39 77 19 0 4 29 1 2 43 42 .318 .424 .446 .870 108 2 0 1
3 Michael Byars 18 12 35 31 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 12 .097 .171 .129 .300 4 0 0 1
4 James Delmonico* 20 26 86 78 5 12 3 0 1 8 0 1 6 26 .154 .209 .231 .440 18 0 0 2
5 Allen Edwards 21 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Kurt Fabrizio* 20 48 177 159 19 42 9 1 1 19 0 1 17 20 .264 .333 .352 .686 56 0 0 1
7 Daniel Keck 19 30 83 74 7 15 4 1 0 8 0 0 8 17 .203 .289 .284 .573 21 1 0 0
8 Michael Lacasse 23 28 83 77 7 17 3 1 0 7 2 0 5 15 .221 .268 .286 .554 22 0 1 0
9 William Marrero 19 24 77 74 7 14 1 0 1 6 0 1 3 20 .189 .221 .243 .464 18 0 0 0
10 Richard Moore 19 41 141 118 14 24 4 1 0 6 1 1 16 30 .203 .314 .254 .568 30 3 4 0
11 Douglas Nave 21 1 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 0 0
12 William Purdy* 22 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 Cal Ripken 17 63 270 239 27 63 7 1 0 24 1 1 24 46 .264 .331 .301 .632 72 2 1 4
14 Eddie Rodriguez 19 66 245 225 25 65 8 0 2 23 5 4 12 36 .289 .325 .351 .676 79 1 5 2
15 Vic Rodriguez 16 59 222 209 26 67 4 2 2 28 0 0 8 23 .321 .339 .388 .727 81 0 1 4
16 Larry Sheets* 18 67 265 225 32 60 9 2 11 48 0 0 32 46 .267 .362 .471 .833 106 4 0 4
17 John Shelby# 20 64 288 248 49 70 9 1 6 25 7 4 30 45 .282 .363 .399 .762 99 3 4 3
18 Terrence Swinton 21 18 45 39 5 11 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 13 .282 .378 .282 .660 11 1 0 0
19 Cecil Whitehead 22 46 168 140 21 38 4 1 4 15 0 0 25 21 .271 .393 .400 .793 56 3 0 0
19 Players 19.0 70 2580 2274 291 595 87 11 34 255 19 16 247 449 .262 .337 .354 .691 806 21 16 22 8
* - 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 Douglas Banks 21 0 4 .000 6.25 13 2 0 0 0 36.0 48 31 25 1 15 0 17 2 1 2 1.750 12.0 0.2 3.8 4.2 1.13 Stats for 2 teams
2 Mike Boddicker 20 2 1 .667 0.47 8 1 0 0 2 19.0 9 2 1 0 10 0 28 0 0 0 1.000 4.3 0.0 4.7 13.3 2.80
3 Brooks Carey* 22 3 8 .273 3.35 15 14 5 0 0 94.0 98 55 35 11 32 0 58 1 3 2 1.383 9.4 1.1 3.1 5.6 1.81
4 Allen Edwards 21 2 2 .500 3.15 13 1 0 0 1 20.0 11 8 7 0 24 2 20 1 0 5 1.750 5.0 0.0 10.8 9.0 0.83
5 Eddie Hook 18 4 3 .571 4.44 11 11 4 0 0 71.0 78 42 35 3 31 1 31 0 3 7 1.535 9.9 0.4 3.9 3.9 1.00
6 Michael Lacasse 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.500 4.5 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 David Loeffler 20 0 0 6.75 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 3 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 4.5 0.67
8 Jim Loftin* 22 3 1 .750 6.25 13 2 0 0 0 36.0 38 30 25 1 20 0 21 1 1 2 1.611 9.5 0.2 5.0 5.2 1.05
9 Tim Norris 18 5 6 .455 6.27 15 13 2 0 0 66.0 82 63 46 3 44 0 43 0 0 10 1.909 11.2 0.4 6.0 5.9 0.98
10 George Paul 20 0 1 .000 20.25 6 1 0 0 0 4.0 9 11 9 2 7 1 2 0 0 0 4.000 20.2 4.5 15.8 4.5 0.29
11 William Purdy 22 3 2 .600 2.48 23 2 1 0 3 58.0 55 22 16 2 17 1 45 2 0 1 1.241 8.5 0.3 2.6 7.0 2.65
12 Charles Salagan* 21 3 8 .273 3.90 15 13 4 1 0 67.0 65 43 29 2 43 1 51 2 0 4 1.612 8.7 0.3 5.8 6.9 1.19
13 Marion Thackston* 18 0 0 10.00 9 0 0 0 0 9.0 14 10 10 1 8 0 6 0 1 1 2.444 14.0 1.0 8.0 6.0 0.75
14 Don Welchel 21 4 5 .444 2.43 12 11 7 0 0 89.0 78 30 24 2 25 3 57 2 0 5 1.157 7.9 0.2 2.5 5.8 2.28
14 Players 20.5 29 40 .420 4.09 70 70 47 23 2 6 576.0 584 348 262 27 281 9 380 11 9 39 1.502 9.1 0.4 4.4 5.9 1.35
* - 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
Richard Moore 41 247 26 9 1 .968 6.66 16
Cecil Whitehead 30 169 19 4 4 .979 6.27 3
William Marrero 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0
Douglas Nave 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kurt Fabrizio 47 350 16 5 32 .987 7.79
Michael Lacasse 9 96 9 3 9 .972 11.67
Donald Bowman 8 54 2 1 5 .982 7.00
Larry Sheets 6 48 4 1 1 .981 8.67
William Marrero 3 19 1 0 1 1.000 6.67
James Delmonico 2 15 1 1 0 .941 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Rodriguez 60 161 159 13 29 .961 5.33
Michael Lacasse 15 30 35 7 7 .903 4.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Boyce 65 64 112 19 9 .903 2.71
Vic Rodriguez 5 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.80
Michael Byars 1 0 1 2 0 .333 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cal Ripken 62 92 204 33 31 .900 4.77
Eddie Rodriguez 6 5 16 2 2 .913 3.50
Michael Byars 2 2 4 2 1 .750 3.00
Vic Rodriguez 2 3 5 1 0 .889 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Shelby 64 128 11 6 3 .959 2.17
Larry Sheets 56 73 4 3 0 .963 1.38
Daniel Keck 28 31 1 2 0 .941 1.14
Vic Rodriguez 22 34 2 4 0 .900 1.64
James Delmonico 20 22 2 2 0 .923 1.20
William Marrero 18 26 3 5 0 .853 1.61
Terrence Swinton 15 20 1 2 0 .913 1.40
Michael Byars 7 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.14

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Purdy 23 2 5 1 0 .875 0.30
Brooks Carey 15 3 8 0 0 1.000 0.73
Tim Norris 15 6 13 4 1 .826 1.27
Charles Salagan 15 0 5 0 1 1.000 0.33
Douglas Banks 13 1 5 2 1 .750 0.46 Stats for 2 teams
Allen Edwards 13 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.31
Jim Loftin 13 2 8 0 1 1.000 0.77
Don Welchel 12 8 11 2 0 .905 1.58
Eddie Hook 11 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.64
Marion Thackston 9 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mike Boddicker 8 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.38
George Paul 6 0 1 1 0 .500 0.17
David Loeffler 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Michael Lacasse 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Douglas Banks 21 R 6' 2.0" 195 1957
Mike Boddicker 20 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Aug 23, 1957 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Donald Bowman 20 R R 6' 5.0" 223 Sep 10, 1957 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Robert Boyce 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1960
Michael Byars 18 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1960
Brooks Carey 22 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 18, 1956 Key West, FL, US
James Delmonico 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1958
Allen Edwards 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 12, 1957
Kurt Fabrizio 20 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1958
Eddie Hook 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 17, 1960 Santa Monica, CA, US
Daniel Keck 19 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1959
Michael Lacasse 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1955
David Loeffler 20 R R 6' 5.0" 210 1958
Jim Loftin 22 L L 6' 1.0" 190 1956
William Marrero 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1959
Richard Moore 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1959
Douglas Nave 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
Tim Norris 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 13, 1960 Baltimore, MD, US
George Paul 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1958
William Purdy 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1956
Cal Ripken 17 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 24, 1960 Havre de Grace, MD, US
Eddie Rodriguez 19 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Mar 11, 1959 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Vic Rodriguez 16 R R 5' 11.0" 173 Jul 14, 1961 New York, NY, US
Charles Salagan 21 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1957
Larry Sheets 18 L R 6' 3.0" 217 Dec 6, 1959 Staunton, VA, US
John Shelby 20 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 23, 1958 Lexington, KY, US
Terrence Swinton 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1957
Marion Thackston 18 L 6' 3.0" 200 1960
Don Welchel 21 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 3, 1957 Atlanta, TX, US
Cecil Whitehead 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1956

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