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1978 Portland Beavers

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 Pacific Coast League (West)
Overall: 76-62
Scored 833 runs, Allowed 804 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-67

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Gene Dusan
Represented: Portland, OR
Ballpark: PGE Park (Portland, OR)
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 Bob Allietta 26 85 290 258 43 72 17 1 3 32 3 1 24 21 .279 .338 .388 .726 100 0 6 2
2 Larry Andersen 25 57 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
3 Jack Baker 28 48 198 173 30 44 8 0 4 25 0 1 18 36 .254 .335 .370 .705 64 4 1 2
4 Dan Briggs* 25 134 583 509 101 168 42 8 20 109 6 3 63 101 .330 .403 .562 .965 286 3 3 5
5 Wayne Cage* 26 77 315 277 59 102 23 2 18 69 1 3 32 68 .368 .431 .661 1.092 183 1 2 3
6 Rick Colzie 26 13 43 41 7 8 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 6 .195 .214 .293 .507 12 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
7 Rob Ellis 27 123 515 447 85 149 23 10 21 91 4 2 52 88 .333 .407 .570 .978 255 6 7 3
8 Jeffrey Geach 27 41 147 133 22 44 9 1 10 31 0 1 9 11 .331 .368 .639 1.007 85 0 3 2
9 Ed Goodson* 30 33 113 104 14 34 7 0 2 15 0 0 5 6 .327 .366 .452 .818 47 2 1 1
10 Alfredo Griffin# 20 133 532 474 82 138 22 10 5 48 35 18 43 71 .291 .357 .411 .768 195 7 5 3
11 Ron Hassey* 25 72 278 235 42 76 12 1 12 52 2 1 39 28 .323 .421 .536 .957 126 2 0 2
12 Larry Lintz# 28 50 159 123 33 35 5 1 0 15 10 3 32 18 .285 .429 .341 .771 42 0 3 1
13 Tim Norrid* 23 126 483 412 76 112 22 6 10 66 5 8 64 74 .272 .368 .427 .795 176 1 2 4
14 Dave Oliver* 27 107 473 414 75 127 20 6 2 54 7 3 49 32 .307 .384 .399 .782 165 4 4 2
15 Dave Rosello 28 123 516 436 87 123 19 9 9 71 10 7 61 73 .282 .365 .429 .794 187 2 7 10
16 Mike Vail 26 14 61 56 10 22 2 0 4 19 0 1 2 10 .393 .443 .643 1.085 36 3 0 0
17 Hugh Yancy 27 124 488 420 68 124 19 3 10 76 6 2 53 45 .295 .373 .426 .800 179 3 6 6
17 Players 25.7 138 5188 4507 833 1377 252 59 130 775 90 55 546 692 .306 .382 .474 .856 2137 38 51 46 31
* - 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 Larry Andersen 25 10 7 .588 3.45 57 0 0 0 25 99.0 92 42 38 1 45 8 65 2 0 5 1.384 8.4 0.1 4.1 5.9 1.44
2 Steve Barr* 26 11 7 .611 5.77 28 19 2 0 0 131.0 161 101 84 9 70 1 51 6 1 15 1.763 11.1 0.6 4.8 3.5 0.73
3 Tom Brennan 25 10 8 .556 4.55 27 24 10 0 0 172.0 202 108 87 23 32 2 82 3 1 3 1.360 10.6 1.2 1.7 4.3 2.56
4 Dan Briggs* 25 0 0 6.00 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 3 2 0 4 0 3 1 0 1 2.333 9.0 0.0 12.0 9.0 0.75
5 Cardell Camper 25 6 8 .429 7.40 29 23 1 0 0 141.0 184 130 116 13 73 0 79 6 2 6 1.823 11.7 0.8 4.7 5.0 1.08
6 Todd Heimer* 23 4 2 .667 4.20 18 4 0 0 0 60.0 68 33 28 4 36 2 38 1 0 7 1.733 10.2 0.6 5.4 5.7 1.06
7 Rick Kreuger* 29 4 3 .571 3.29 37 0 0 0 7 63.0 73 28 23 4 20 5 45 2 0 1 1.476 10.4 0.6 2.9 6.4 2.25
8 Bill Laxton* 30 4 6 .400 7.50 19 13 0 0 0 78.0 98 74 65 10 65 2 43 2 0 9 2.090 11.3 1.2 7.5 5.0 0.66 Stats for 2 teams
9 Tom McGough 22 0 3 .000 4.63 7 5 2 0 0 35.0 45 24 18 3 11 0 18 2 0 1 1.600 11.6 0.8 2.8 4.6 1.64
10 Gary Melson 25 4 5 .444 7.86 14 14 1 1 0 63.0 90 59 55 10 31 0 32 3 1 8 1.921 12.9 1.4 4.4 4.6 1.03
11 Nate Puryear 23 1 2 .333 6.43 4 4 0 0 0 14.0 17 13 10 1 14 0 9 0 0 2 2.214 10.9 0.6 9.0 5.8 0.64
12 John Roslund* 26 0 0 21.60 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 9 12 12 1 6 0 2 0 0 0 3.000 16.2 1.8 10.8 3.6 0.33
13 Rick Sawyer 30 1 3 .250 6.43 8 4 1 0 0 28.0 30 30 20 3 18 0 6 2 0 2 1.714 9.6 1.0 5.8 1.9 0.33
14 Bill VanBommel 26 2 1 .667 6.86 14 4 1 0 0 42.0 68 40 32 7 26 1 27 0 0 5 2.238 14.6 1.5 5.6 5.8 1.04
15 Sandy Wihtol 23 6 5 .545 4.07 31 3 0 0 1 84.0 107 47 38 5 39 2 64 1 0 5 1.738 11.5 0.5 4.2 6.9 1.64
16 Eric Wilkins 21 15 5 .750 4.56 26 26 6 3 0 156.0 145 94 79 10 85 2 126 5 2 15 1.474 8.4 0.6 4.9 7.3 1.48
16 Players 25.2 76 62 .551 5.37 138 138 114 24 5 33 1136.0 1342 804 678 98 549 24 664 35 7 84 1.665 10.6 0.8 4.3 5.3 1.21
* - 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 Allietta 80 352 31 9 4 .977 4.79 13
Ron Hassey 58 312 30 7 4 .980 5.90 11
Rob Ellis 13 46 2 1 1 .980 3.69 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Cage 77 633 46 7 64 .990 8.82
Jack Baker 47 426 18 5 39 .989 9.45
Ed Goodson 15 123 9 1 12 .992 8.80
Tim Norrid 2 11 1 1 2 .923 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Oliver 96 190 289 8 70 .984 4.99
Dave Rosello 21 44 46 1 10 .989 4.29
Hugh Yancy 14 25 30 6 7 .902 3.93
Larry Lintz 13 20 32 3 5 .945 4.00
Jeffrey Geach 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Rosello 88 63 126 13 14 .936 2.15
Jeffrey Geach 31 21 62 5 5 .943 2.68
Larry Lintz 17 7 17 3 0 .889 1.41
Hugh Yancy 14 10 28 4 1 .905 2.71
Ed Goodson 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ron Hassey 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alfredo Griffin 129 201 395 40 87 .937 4.62
Dave Rosello 12 13 28 2 8 .953 3.42

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Briggs 128 313 11 10 4 .970 2.53
Tim Norrid 120 222 7 9 5 .962 1.91
Rob Ellis 103 180 10 4 0 .979 1.84
Hugh Yancy 48 91 7 1 0 .990 2.04
Mike Vail 14 14 1 0 0 1.000 1.07
Rick Colzie 13 16 1 0 0 1.000 1.31 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Rosello 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ed Goodson 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Andersen 57 8 16 1 1 .960 0.42
Rick Kreuger 37 2 14 1 1 .941 0.43
Sandy Wihtol 31 5 8 1 0 .929 0.42
Cardell Camper 29 9 10 2 0 .905 0.66
Steve Barr 28 4 27 2 1 .939 1.11
Tom Brennan 27 13 24 2 0 .949 1.37
Eric Wilkins 26 9 21 4 0 .882 1.15
Bill Laxton 19 5 8 1 0 .929 0.68 Stats for 2 teams
Todd Heimer 18 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.61
Gary Melson 14 3 9 3 0 .800 0.86
Bill VanBommel 14 3 6 2 1 .818 0.64
Rick Sawyer 8 1 8 1 0 .900 1.13
Tom McGough 7 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.86
Nate Puryear 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
John Roslund 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Dan Briggs 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Allietta 26 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 1, 1952 New Bedford, MA, US
Larry Andersen 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 6, 1953 Portland, OR, US
Jack Baker 28 R R 6' 5.0" 225 May 4, 1950 Birmingham, AL, US
Steve Barr 26 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 8, 1951 St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Brennan 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 30, 1952 Chicago, IL, US
Dan Briggs 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 18, 1952 Scotia, CA, US
Wayne Cage 26 L L 6' 4.0" 205 Nov 23, 1951 Monroe, LA, US
Cardell Camper 25 R R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 6, 1952 Boley, OK, US
Rick Colzie 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 14, 1951 Fitzgerald, GA, US
Rob Ellis 27 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1950 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Jeffrey Geach 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 6, 1950 Clendale, CA, US
Ed Goodson 30 L R 6' 3.0" 180 Jan 25, 1948 Pulaski, VA, US
Alfredo Griffin 20 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 6, 1957 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ron Hassey 25 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 27, 1953 Tucson, AZ, US
Todd Heimer 23 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 7, 1955
Rick Kreuger 29 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 3, 1948 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Bill Laxton 30 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 5, 1948 Camden, NJ, US
Larry Lintz 28 S R 5' 9.0" 150 Oct 10, 1949 Martinez, CA, US
Tom McGough 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 15, 1955 Johnstown, PA, US
Gary Melson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 27, 1953
Tim Norrid 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 8, 1955 Ripley, TN, US
Dave Oliver 27 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 7, 1951 Stockton, CA, US
Nate Puryear 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Jul 30, 1954 Biloxi, MS, US
Dave Rosello 28 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 26, 1950 Mayaguez, PR
John Roslund 26 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1952
Rick Sawyer 30 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Apr 7, 1948 Bakersfield, CA, US
Mike Vail 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 10, 1951 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill VanBommel 26 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Feb 15, 1952
Sandy Wihtol 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 1, 1955 Palo Alto, CA, US
Eric Wilkins 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 9, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US
Hugh Yancy 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 16, 1950 Sarasota, FL, US

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