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1978 Fresno Giants

1978 > Class A > 1978 California League (South)
Overall: 59-80
Scored 690 runs, Allowed 742 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-74

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: John Van Ornum
Represented: Fresno, CA
Ballpark: John Euless Park (Fresno, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Thomas Anthony# 22 82 351 306 44 74 17 1 5 34 6 2 29 63 .242 .321 .353 .674 108 7 8 1
2 Ronald Ball 22 41 170 135 24 23 4 0 0 12 4 1 28 26 .170 .307 .200 .507 27 0 4 3
3 Ken Barton# 22 12 46 44 6 11 2 0 0 5 3 1 2 3 .250 .283 .295 .578 13 0 0 0
4 Bob Brenly 24 135 585 489 102 139 34 5 17 89 12 6 81 90 .284 .390 .479 .869 234 7 3 5
5 Richard Casillas -- 40 123 108 10 18 3 0 1 13 0 2 12 28 .167 .262 .222 .485 24 2 1 0
6 Darius Copley# 23 71 287 240 43 60 11 2 3 24 12 2 40 26 .250 .356 .350 .706 84 0 6 1
7 Kevin Darst 20 32 95 82 10 21 7 1 0 9 2 0 11 25 .256 .347 .366 .713 30 1 0 1
8 Kenneth Feinberg 22 11 45 38 6 11 0 0 2 3 2 1 6 4 .289 .400 .447 .847 17 1 0 0
9 John Fenwick 21 20 56 49 7 6 1 1 0 4 1 0 5 10 .122 .200 .184 .384 9 0 1 1
10 Michael Fox 19 16 25 21 7 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 7 .238 .360 .238 .598 5 0 0 0
11 Glenn Goya 24 135 587 512 63 153 21 4 6 79 3 3 61 41 .299 .371 .391 .762 200 3 2 9
12 John Laubhan 23 35 143 128 16 21 8 1 0 14 0 0 11 30 .164 .232 .242 .475 31 1 1 2
13 Gareth Ledbetter 23 95 357 304 29 70 8 0 8 49 0 0 38 58 .230 .327 .336 .662 102 8 2 5
14 Brian Moulton 23 35 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
15 Wayne Pechek* 22 13 58 45 13 13 1 0 0 4 11 1 13 1 .289 .448 .311 .759 14 0 0 0
16 Paul Plinski 20 74 287 240 37 59 5 1 0 27 13 3 44 38 .246 .367 .275 .642 66 2 1 0
17 Billy Prather 23 6 21 15 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 .200 .400 .267 .667 4 1 1 0
18 Ned Raines 20 34 148 123 17 29 2 3 2 13 7 1 22 34 .236 .354 .350 .703 43 1 1 1
19 Jeff Ransom 17 26 104 72 13 18 3 1 2 13 1 2 28 28 .250 .460 .403 .863 29 0 4 0
20 James Rothford 23 82 355 324 43 86 16 3 10 56 0 0 24 86 .265 .318 .426 .744 138 3 0 4
21 Pat Roy 23 49 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 0 0
22 Tom Runnells# 23 139 652 564 83 163 15 7 0 55 32 16 81 73 .289 .379 .340 .719 192 2 3 2
23 Steven Sherman* 21 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
24 John Sylvester 23 114 461 377 57 78 10 2 7 43 12 1 74 86 .207 .339 .300 .639 113 3 4 3
25 George Torassa 19 27 96 80 8 19 3 0 1 7 1 0 11 23 .238 .351 .313 .664 25 3 2 0
26 Joe Ward* 22 40 170 133 22 33 7 1 1 22 5 3 34 10 .248 .396 .338 .735 45 0 1 2
27 William Young 24 47 192 162 27 47 10 2 5 21 0 0 27 23 .290 .392 .469 .861 76 0 3 0
27 Players 22.6 139 5420 4593 690 1160 189 35 70 597 126 46 694 815 .253 .353 .355 .708 1629 45 48 40 28
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 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 Scott Budner* 22 7 6 .538 3.15 20 20 8 4 0 143.0 161 60 50 12 43 1 117 1 0 7 1.427 10.1 0.8 2.7 7.4 2.72
2 Mark Calvert 21 7 3 .700 4.12 16 15 2 0 1 96.0 103 49 44 2 50 0 63 2 0 10 1.594 9.7 0.2 4.7 5.9 1.26
3 Dan Greenhalgh 24 7 8 .467 4.07 33 11 1 0 3 135.0 129 79 61 18 42 3 93 2 1 8 1.267 8.6 1.2 2.8 6.2 2.21
4 Alan Hargesheimer 23 7 11 .389 4.91 29 28 7 0 0 176.0 216 117 96 12 82 5 109 6 1 8 1.693 11.0 0.6 4.2 5.6 1.33
5 Daniel Hartwig 20 7 4 .636 5.01 27 8 1 1 1 97.0 111 58 54 8 51 3 51 0 0 6 1.670 10.3 0.7 4.7 4.7 1.00
6 Glenn Heard* 23 1 4 .200 4.50 27 7 1 0 1 68.0 65 41 34 3 65 1 69 5 1 8 1.912 8.6 0.4 8.6 9.1 1.06
7 Rick Kittrell* 21 3 4 .429 3.06 7 7 2 0 0 47.0 50 25 16 1 17 0 18 1 0 1 1.426 9.6 0.2 3.3 3.4 1.06
8 Brian Moulton 23 4 8 .333 5.73 32 9 0 0 0 99.0 130 74 63 8 32 3 51 4 0 7 1.636 11.8 0.7 2.9 4.6 1.59
9 David Myers 23 1 6 .143 6.50 10 9 2 0 0 54.0 73 47 39 5 36 1 27 0 2 6 2.019 12.2 0.8 6.0 4.5 0.75
10 Pat Roy 23 10 9 .526 2.72 48 0 0 0 8 96.0 85 41 29 5 38 10 104 0 0 12 1.281 8.0 0.5 3.6 9.8 2.74
11 Steven Sherman* 21 1 4 .200 5.29 36 0 0 0 3 51.0 56 39 30 5 31 1 41 2 0 3 1.706 9.9 0.9 5.5 7.2 1.32
12 Michael Wardlow 22 4 13 .235 6.34 25 25 2 0 0 125.0 149 112 88 13 97 1 94 9 0 16 1.968 10.7 0.9 7.0 6.8 0.97
12 Players 22.3 59 80 .424 4.58 139 139 113 26 6 17 1186.0 1328 742 604 92 584 29 837 32 5 92 1.612 10.1 0.7 4.4 6.4 1.43

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Gareth Ledbetter 82 476 52 11 4 .980 6.44 14
Richard Casillas 37 195 29 4 0 .982 6.05 9
George Torassa 14 79 9 2 0 .978 6.29 2
Jeff Ransom 9 44 8 2 1 .963 5.78 3
Billy Prather 6 30 6 0 0 1.000 6.00 1
James Rothford 6 33 6 1 0 .975 6.50 1

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Goya 128 1119 89 11 105 .991 9.44
James Rothford 11 99 4 0 10 1.000 9.36
Kenneth Feinberg 2 25 2 1 0 .964 13.50

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Runnells 73 169 236 15 57 .964 5.55
Ronald Ball 29 70 91 9 23 .947 5.55
Kevin Darst 26 42 52 11 11 .895 3.62
Ken Barton 12 14 29 3 2 .935 3.58
John Fenwick 9 17 19 0 4 1.000 4.00
Michael Fox 4 7 2 1 2 .900 2.25
Bob Brenly 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Brenly 135 118 247 27 30 .931 2.70
Ronald Ball 3 2 4 2 1 .750 2.00
William Young 2 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50
John Fenwick 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Paul Plinski 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Tom Runnells 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Plinski 72 91 201 28 34 .913 4.06
Tom Runnells 72 120 200 22 35 .936 4.44
Kevin Darst 1 1 7 0 0 1.000 8.00
John Fenwick 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Sylvester 105 190 10 5 0 .976 1.90
Thomas Anthony 69 100 12 4 1 .966 1.62
Darius Copley 65 128 7 1 2 .993 2.08
William Young 42 68 10 1 2 .987 1.86
John Laubhan 34 58 5 3 1 .955 1.85
Joe Ward 33 54 3 3 0 .950 1.73
Ned Raines 31 63 2 1 0 .985 2.10
Jeff Ransom 18 20 2 2 0 .917 1.22
Wayne Pechek 13 22 1 2 0 .920 1.77
Kenneth Feinberg 9 21 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
John Fenwick 5 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.60
Michael Fox 4 1 0 3 0 .250 0.25

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pat Roy 48 4 16 1 0 .952 0.42
Steven Sherman 36 3 5 1 1 .889 0.22
Dan Greenhalgh 33 8 11 1 0 .950 0.58
Brian Moulton 32 10 15 3 1 .893 0.78
Alan Hargesheimer 29 15 47 2 2 .969 2.14
Daniel Hartwig 27 8 12 0 1 1.000 0.74
Glenn Heard 27 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.19
Michael Wardlow 25 8 21 4 2 .879 1.16
Scott Budner 20 14 24 2 1 .950 1.90
Mark Calvert 16 3 11 1 1 .933 0.88
David Myers 10 3 12 4 0 .789 1.50
Rick Kittrell 7 2 11 1 0 .929 1.86

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Thomas Anthony 22 S R 6' 1.0" 180 1956
Ronald Ball 22 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1956
Ken Barton 22 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 22, 1955 San Diego, CA, US
Bob Brenly 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Feb 25, 1954 Coshocton, OH, US
Scott Budner 22 S L 6' 2.0" 180 1956
Mark Calvert 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 29, 1956 Tulsa, OK, US
Richard Casillas -- R R Unknown
Darius Copley 23 S L 6' 1.0" 180 1955
Kevin Darst 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1958
Kenneth Feinberg 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1956
John Fenwick 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1957
Michael Fox 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1959
Glenn Goya 24 R L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 5, 1954
Dan Greenhalgh 24 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 6, 1953
Alan Hargesheimer 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 21, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Daniel Hartwig 20 R R 6' 1.0" 168 Oct 26, 1957 Lancaster, CA, US
Glenn Heard 23 R L 6' 0.0" 175 1955
Rick Kittrell 21 L L 5' 10.0" 165 May 25, 1957
John Laubhan 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1955
Gareth Ledbetter 23 R R 6' 2.0" 215 1955
Brian Moulton 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Mar 8, 1955
David Myers 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 27, 1955
Wayne Pechek 22 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 11, 1955
Paul Plinski 20 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1958
Billy Prather 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1955
Ned Raines 20 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1958
Jeff Ransom 17 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 11, 1960 Fresno, CA, US
James Rothford 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Mar 16, 1955
Pat Roy 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 25, 1954 Bakersfield, CA, US
Tom Runnells 23 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 17, 1955 Greeley, CO, US
Steven Sherman 21 L L 6' 6.0" 208 1957
John Sylvester 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 2, 1954 Bound Brook, NJ, US
George Torassa 19 R R 6' 0.0" 187 1959
Joe Ward 22 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Feb 29, 1956
Michael Wardlow 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 6, 1955 Hawthorne, CA, US
William Young 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1954

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