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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
1Bob Allietta26852902584372171332312421.279.338.388.726100062
2Larry Andersen2557110000000001.
3Jack Baker2848198173304480425011836.254.335.370.70564412
4Dan Briggs*25134583509101168428201096363101.330.403.562.965286335
5Wayne Cage*2677315277591022321869133268.368.431.6611.092183123
6Rick Colzie261343417821021116. for 2 teams
7Rob Ellis271235154478514923102191425288.333.407.570.978255673
8Jeffrey Geach2741147133224491103101911.331.368.6391.00785032
9Ed Goodson*30331131041434702150056.327.366.452.81847211
10Alfredo Griffin#2013353247482138221054835184371.291.357.411.768195753
11Ron Hassey*257227823542761211252213928.323.421.536.957126202
12Larry Lintz#28501591233335510151033218.285.429.341.77142031
13Tim Norrid*23126483412761122261066586474.272.368.427.795176124
14Dave Oliver*2710747341475127206254734932.307.384.399.782165442
15Dave Rosello28123516436871231999711076173.282.365.429.7941872710
16Mike Vail2614615610222041901210.393.443.6431.08536300
17Hugh Yancy27124488420681241931076625345.295.373.426.800179366
17 Players25.7138518845078331377252591307759055546692.306.382.474.856213738514631
* - 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
1Larry Andersen25107.5883.45570002599.09242381458652051.3848.
2Steve Barr*26117.6115.772819200131.01611018497015161151.76311.
3Tom Brennan25108.5564.5527241000172.02021088723322823131.36010.
4Dan Briggs*25006.00200003.033204031012.3339.
5Cardell Camper2568.4297.402923100141.018413011613730796261.82311.
6Todd Heimer*2342.6674.2018400060.06833284362381071.73310.
7Rick Kreuger*2943.5713.2937000763.07328234205452011.47610.
8Bill Laxton*3046.4007.50191300078.098746510652432092.09011. for 2 teams
9Tom McGough2203.0004.637520035.04524183110182011.60011.
10Gary Melson2545.4447.86141411063.090595510310323181.92112.
11Nate Puryear2312.3336.434400014.0171310114090022.21410.
12John Roslund*260021.60300005.09121216020003.00016.21.810.83.60.33
13Rick Sawyer3013.2506.438410028.0303020318062021.7149.
14Bill VanBommel2621.6676.8614410042.06840327261270052.23814.
15Sandy Wihtol2365.5454.0731300184.010747385392641051.73811.
16Eric Wilkins21155.7504.562626630156.014594791085212652151.4748.
16 Players25.27662.5515.37138138114245331136.013428046789854924664357841.66510.
* - 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


Bob Allietta803523194.9774.7913
Ron Hassey583123074.9805.9011
Rob Ellis1346211.9803.690


Wayne Cage7763346764.9908.82
Jack Baker4742618539.9899.45
Ed Goodson151239112.9928.80
Tim Norrid211112.9236.00


Dave Oliver96190289870.9844.99
Dave Rosello214446110.9894.29
Hugh Yancy14253067.9023.93
Larry Lintz13203235.9454.00
Jeffrey Geach112011.0003.00


Dave Rosello88631261314.9362.15
Jeffrey Geach31216255.9432.68
Larry Lintz1771730.8891.41
Hugh Yancy14102841.9052.71
Ed Goodson211001.0001.00
Ron Hassey102001.0002.00


Alfredo Griffin1292013954087.9374.62
Dave Rosello12132828.9533.42


Dan Briggs12831311104.9702.53
Tim Norrid120222795.9621.91
Rob Ellis1031801040.9791.84
Hugh Yancy4891710.9902.04
Mike Vail14141001.0001.07
Rick Colzie13161001.0001.31Stats for 2 teams
Dave Rosello230001.0001.50
Ed Goodson110001.0001.00


Larry Andersen5781611.9600.42
Rick Kreuger3721411.9410.43
Sandy Wihtol315810.9290.42
Cardell Camper2991020.9050.66
Steve Barr2842721.9391.11
Tom Brennan27132420.9491.37
Eric Wilkins2692140.8821.15
Bill Laxton195810.9290.68Stats for 2 teams
Todd Heimer1838011.0000.61
Gary Melson143930.8000.86
Bill VanBommel143621.8180.64
Rick Sawyer81810.9001.13
Tom McGough715001.0000.86
Nate Puryear410001.0000.25
John Roslund300000.00
Dan Briggs200000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bob Allietta26RR6' 0.0"190May 1, 1952New Bedford, MA, US
Larry Andersen25RR6' 3.0"200May 6, 1953Portland, OR, US
Jack Baker28RR6' 5.0"225May 4, 1950Birmingham, AL, US
Steve Barr26LL6' 4.0"200Sep 8, 1951St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Brennan25RR6' 1.0"180Oct 30, 1952Chicago, IL, US
Dan Briggs25LL6' 0.0"180Nov 18, 1952Scotia, CA, US
Wayne Cage26LL6' 4.0"205Nov 23, 1951Monroe, LA, US
Cardell Camper25RR6' 3.0"208Jul 6, 1952Boley, OK, US
Rick Colzie26RR6' 0.0"180Jul 14, 1951Fitzgerald, GA, US
Rob Ellis27RR5' 11.0"180Jul 3, 1950Grand Rapids, MI, US
Jeffrey Geach27RR5' 11.0"160Nov 6, 1950Clendale, CA, US
Ed Goodson30LR6' 3.0"180Jan 25, 1948Pulaski, VA, US
Alfredo Griffin20SR5' 11.0"160Oct 6, 1957Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ron Hassey25LR6' 2.0"200Feb 27, 1953Tucson, AZ, US
Todd Heimer23LL6' 4.0"210Mar 7, 1955
Rick Kreuger29RL6' 2.0"185Nov 3, 1948Grand Rapids, MI, US
Bill Laxton30LL6' 1.0"190Jan 5, 1948Camden, NJ, US
Larry Lintz28SR5' 9.0"150Oct 10, 1949Martinez, CA, US
Tom McGough22RR6' 2.0"180Aug 15, 1955Johnstown, PA, US
Gary Melson25RR6' 1.0"180Feb 27, 1953
Tim Norrid23LR6' 2.0"190Feb 8, 1955Ripley, TN, US
Dave Oliver27LR5' 11.0"175Apr 7, 1951Stockton, CA, US
Nate Puryear23RR6' 4.0"205Jul 30, 1954Biloxi, MS, US
Dave Rosello28RR5' 11.0"160Jun 26, 1950Mayaguez, PR
John Roslund26RL6' 0.0"1901952
Rick Sawyer30RR6' 2.0"205Apr 7, 1948Bakersfield, CA, US
Mike Vail26RR6' 1.0"180Nov 10, 1951San Francisco, CA, US
Bill VanBommel26RR6' 5.0"210Feb 15, 1952
Sandy Wihtol23RR6' 1.0"195Jun 1, 1955Palo Alto, CA, US
Eric Wilkins21RR6' 1.0"190Dec 9, 1956St. Louis, MO, US
Hugh Yancy27RR5' 11.0"170Oct 16, 1950Sarasota, FL, US

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