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1968 GCL Pirates

1968 > Class Rookie > 1968 Gulf Coast League
Overall: 27-33
Scored 311 runs, Allowed 350 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 27-33

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Bradenton, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1969

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 Abene 19 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
2 Bob Babcock 18 9 9 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0
3 Larry Barefoot# 19 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
4 Frank Barlow# 18 30 71 55 12 10 1 1 0 5 3 0 15 16 .182 .366 .236 .603 13 1 0 0
5 Stephen Bentley 18 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Neil Bradbury 20 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0
7 Rudolph Brooks* 18 36 114 95 17 25 7 2 1 12 3 0 19 23 .263 .386 .411 .796 39 0 0 0
8 Gary Conboy 22 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 1 0
9 Michael Cooper 18 11 19 15 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .333 .444 .400 .844 6 0 1 0
10 Merideth Cox 19 10 14 12 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250 .308 .417 .724 5 0 1 0
11 Howard Deacon 19 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
12 Thomas Fratto 18 56 226 176 28 43 9 0 2 23 3 1 36 29 .244 .378 .330 .708 58 5 4 5
13 Terry Gardner 19 12 14 13 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .231 .286 .231 .516 3 0 0 0
14 Brad Gratz 18 7 13 12 0 4 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 2 .333 .385 .500 .885 6 0 0 0
15 Robert Hessler 18 7 9 9 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Robert Johnson 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
17 Steve Jones 21 54 222 186 42 59 4 3 4 35 10 1 29 37 .317 .428 .435 .863 81 7 0 0
18 Bruce Kison 18 10 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 1 0
19 Lewis Krause 19 35 120 105 10 16 1 2 0 10 0 0 11 33 .152 .235 .200 .435 21 1 1 2
20 Alberto Leaver 19 47 65 51 10 4 0 0 0 2 4 1 12 29 .078 .254 .078 .332 4 0 2 0
21 Dennis Lingenfelter 22 9 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
22 John Lyles 22 3 7 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0
23 Michael Marine 18 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0
24 Ronald Masterson 21 8 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 0
25 Milt May* 17 52 201 166 21 40 4 0 0 23 1 0 30 13 .241 .357 .265 .622 44 1 2 2
26 Steve McFarland 18 55 244 218 31 51 4 0 1 24 22 2 21 29 .234 .303 .266 .569 58 1 3 1
27 Sidney McKinney 19 37 132 115 16 32 3 1 0 19 11 1 14 17 .278 .366 .322 .688 37 2 1 0
28 Edward Northrop 19 9 19 18 1 3 1 1 0 6 0 0 1 8 .167 .211 .333 .544 6 0 0 0
29 Mike Roberts 19 31 89 71 14 16 4 1 0 11 0 0 16 21 .225 .371 .310 .681 22 1 0 1
30 Tom Saunches* 19 7 7 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .333 .500 .667 1.167 2 0 1 1
31 Alvin Sells 20 11 33 24 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .250 .308 .250 .558 6 0 7 0
32 Dick Sharon 18 53 218 193 25 32 6 2 1 21 11 1 23 43 .166 .257 .233 .490 45 1 0 1
33 Donald Simoncic 20 13 40 36 6 9 1 0 0 5 1 0 4 9 .250 .325 .278 .603 10 0 0 0
34 James Skovron 20 7 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
35 William Spikes 20 35 83 74 12 19 3 0 0 12 0 1 7 18 .257 .325 .297 .623 22 1 0 1
36 Frank Taveras 18 14 63 50 18 17 0 2 0 8 12 1 11 7 .340 .476 .420 .896 21 2 0 0
37 Edward Tobergte 20 10 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
38 Tommy Whalen 19 48 203 167 34 49 7 4 0 17 7 2 34 28 .293 .416 .383 .799 64 1 1 0
38 Players 18.7 60 2295 1924 311 455 59 20 9 247 88 12 301 427 .236 .345 .302 .647 581 26 29 15 4
* - 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 Bob Babcock 18 0 5 .000 7.00 9 6 0 0 27.0 32 31 21 2 21 0 19 3 2 3 1.963 10.7 0.7 7.0 6.3 0.90
2 Larry Barefoot 19 1 2 .333 5.68 11 1 0 0 19.0 18 21 12 0 17 0 14 2 2 2 1.842 8.5 0.0 8.1 6.6 0.82
3 Stephen Bentley 18 0 0 11.57 4 0 0 0 7.0 10 9 9 0 6 0 6 2 0 1 2.286 12.9 0.0 7.7 7.7 1.00
4 Neil Bradbury 20 1 2 .333 4.68 10 1 0 0 25.0 31 21 13 4 14 0 25 1 1 2 1.800 11.2 1.4 5.0 9.0 1.79
5 Gary Conboy 22 0 0 11.25 2 1 0 0 4.0 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.500 11.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.00
6 Michael Cooper 18 3 3 .500 4.88 11 6 0 0 48.0 58 31 26 2 16 0 34 0 0 4 1.542 10.9 0.4 3.0 6.4 2.13
7 Merideth Cox 19 2 4 .333 3.73 10 6 2 1 41.0 28 24 17 1 39 0 45 0 0 8 1.634 6.1 0.2 8.6 9.9 1.15
8 Terry Gardner 19 4 2 .667 5.18 12 3 0 0 33.0 30 22 19 1 22 1 26 1 1 4 1.576 8.2 0.3 6.0 7.1 1.18
9 Brad Gratz* 18 1 1 .500 4.50 7 5 0 0 34.0 31 17 17 0 28 0 29 1 0 2 1.735 8.2 0.0 7.4 7.7 1.04
10 Robert Hessler 18 0 1 .000 6.11 7 5 0 0 28.0 23 22 19 0 34 0 27 2 0 5 2.036 7.4 0.0 10.9 8.7 0.79
11 Robert Johnson 24 0 0 3.00 2 0 0 0 3.0 3 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 6.0 0.67
12 Bruce Kison 18 2 1 .667 2.25 10 1 0 0 24.0 24 9 6 0 6 0 9 2 0 1 1.250 9.0 0.0 2.2 3.4 1.50
13 Dennis Lingenfelter 22 0 0 8.00 6 0 0 0 9.0 11 15 8 0 13 0 7 0 0 2 2.667 11.0 0.0 13.0 7.0 0.54
14 Michael Marine 18 1 2 .333 3.00 6 2 0 0 15.0 17 11 5 1 8 0 9 0 0 1 1.667 10.2 0.6 4.8 5.4 1.13
15 Ronald Masterson 21 1 1 .500 4.70 8 3 1 0 23.0 22 16 12 0 22 1 16 5 0 5 1.913 8.6 0.0 8.6 6.3 0.73
16 Edward Northrop 19 2 5 .286 3.96 9 9 1 1 50.0 56 37 22 0 22 0 44 0 0 8 1.560 10.1 0.0 4.0 7.9 2.00
17 Alvin Sells 20 8 1 .889 2.55 11 10 5 0 74.0 61 26 21 0 27 0 61 1 0 3 1.189 7.4 0.0 3.3 7.4 2.26
18 James Skovron 20 0 1 .000 7.50 7 0 0 0 12.0 16 14 10 0 14 0 10 1 0 4 2.500 12.0 0.0 10.5 7.5 0.71
19 Edward Tobergte 20 1 2 .333 4.50 10 1 0 0 20.0 21 18 10 0 11 0 23 1 0 6 1.600 9.4 0.0 5.0 10.4 2.09
19 Players 19.1 27 33 .450 4.58 60 60 51 9 3 497.1 497 350 253 11 324 2 406 22 6 61 2332 1.651 9.0 0.2 5.9 7.3 1.25
* - 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
Milt May 50 337 31 13 4 .966 7.36 12
Steve Jones 18 68 7 2 0 .974 4.17 6
Howard Deacon 3 7 0 1 0 .875 2.33 4
John Lyles 2 13 1 0 0 1.000 7.00 4
Frank Barlow 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudolph Brooks 27 160 18 8 13 .957 6.59
Lewis Krause 20 151 5 2 11 .987 7.80
Donald Simoncic 10 46 1 4 4 .922 4.70
William Spikes 9 66 7 0 3 1.000 8.11

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sidney McKinney 32 59 67 12 10 .913 3.94
Tommy Whalen 31 57 57 13 15 .898 3.68
Steve McFarland 6 9 6 1 2 .938 2.50
Frank Barlow 1 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Roberts 28 21 26 3 4 .940 1.68
Thomas Fratto 17 17 20 7 3 .841 2.18
Tommy Whalen 9 17 16 6 1 .846 3.67
Frank Barlow 7 4 10 3 0 .824 2.00
Steve McFarland 4 2 5 1 0 .875 1.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve McFarland 43 70 94 22 13 .882 3.81
Frank Taveras 14 21 36 12 7 .826 4.07
Frank Barlow 2 2 4 1 1 .857 3.00
Sidney McKinney 2 4 4 1 1 .889 4.00
John Lyles 1 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Sharon 53 97 6 7 1 .936 1.94
Steve Jones 42 60 2 5 1 .925 1.48
Alberto Leaver 41 37 1 0 0 1.000 0.93
Thomas Fratto 38 46 3 3 1 .942 1.29
William Spikes 15 15 1 1 0 .941 1.07
Frank Barlow 12 16 1 1 1 .944 1.42
Lewis Krause 11 5 0 1 0 .833 0.45
Tommy Whalen 9 9 0 3 0 .750 1.00
Donald Simoncic 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75
Rudolph Brooks 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terry Gardner 12 1 4 1 1 .833 0.42
Larry Barefoot 11 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.45
Michael Cooper 11 3 5 1 1 .889 0.73
Alvin Sells 11 4 12 1 1 .941 1.45
Neil Bradbury 10 0 5 1 0 .833 0.50
Merideth Cox 10 4 7 1 0 .917 1.10
Bruce Kison 10 3 7 2 1 .833 1.00
Edward Tobergte 10 1 1 3 0 .400 0.20
Bob Babcock 9 2 2 2 0 .667 0.44
Edward Northrop 9 2 6 1 0 .889 0.89
Ronald Masterson 8 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.63
Brad Gratz 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.00
Robert Hessler 7 2 7 2 0 .818 1.29
James Skovron 7 0 3 2 0 .600 0.43
Dennis Lingenfelter 6 0 1 1 1 .500 0.17
Michael Marine 6 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Stephen Bentley 4 0.00
Gary Conboy 2 1 5 0 0 1.000 3.00
Robert Johnson 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Abene 19 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1949 Tampa, FL, US
Bob Babcock 18 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 25, 1949 New Castle, PA, US
Larry Barefoot 19 S R 6' 0.0" 177 1949
Frank Barlow 18 S R 5' 10.0" 170 1950
Stephen Bentley 18 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1950
Neil Bradbury 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1948
Rudolph Brooks 18 L R 6' 0.0" 160 1950
Gary Conboy 22 R R 6' 3.0" 208 1946
Michael Cooper 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1950
Merideth Cox 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1949
Howard Deacon 19 R R 6' 0.0" 1949
Thomas Fratto 18 R R 5' 11.0" 183 1950
Terry Gardner 19 R R 6' 6.0" 195 1949
Brad Gratz 18 R L 6' 0.0" 160 Jan 19, 1950
Robert Hessler 18 R R 6' 2.0" 165 1950
Robert Johnson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1944
Steve Jones 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 15, 1946
Bruce Kison 18 R R 6' 4.0" 178 Feb 18, 1950 Pasco, WA, US
Lewis Krause 19 R R 6' 3.0" 196 1949
Alberto Leaver 19 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Bocas del Toro, PA
Dennis Lingenfelter 22 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1946
John Lyles 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 24, 1946
Michael Marine 18 R R 6' 3.0" 175 1950
Ronald Masterson 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1947
Milt May 17 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 1, 1950 Gary, IN, US
Steve McFarland 18 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1950
Sidney McKinney 19 R R 5' 9.0" 154 1949
Edward Northrop 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1949
Mike Roberts 19 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1949
Tom Saunches 19 L R 5' 8.0" 165 1949
Alvin Sells 20 R R 6' 3.0" 183 1948
Dick Sharon 18 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 15, 1950 San Mateo, CA, US
Donald Simoncic 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1948
James Skovron 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1948
William Spikes 20 R R 6' 1.0" 183 1948
Frank Taveras 18 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Dec 24, 1949 Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Monte Cristi, DO
Edward Tobergte 20 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1948
Tommy Whalen 19 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Feb 20, 1949 Lowell, MA, US

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