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1987 Buffalo Bisons

1987 > Class AAA > 1987 American Association
Overall: 66-74
Scored 786 runs, Allowed 856 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-75

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Orlando Gomez and Steve Swisher
Represented: Buffalo, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988

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 Andy Allanson 25 76 289 276 21 75 8 0 4 39 2 4 9 36 .272 .295 .344 .639 95 1 1 2 0
2 Rod Allen 27 126 535 474 85 143 28 7 17 92 0 5 51 80 .302 .370 .498 .868 236 4 0 6 3
3 Jay Bell 21 110 440 362 71 94 15 4 17 60 6 5 70 84 .260 .380 .464 .844 168 2 3 3 1
4 Barry Brunenkant 26 5 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
5 Dave Clark* 24 108 481 420 83 143 22 3 30 80 14 11 52 62 .340 .413 .621 1.034 261 3 1 5 7
6 Bill Crone 28 28 90 81 11 21 1 1 0 2 3 3 8 13 .259 .333 .296 .630 24 1 0 0 0
7 Brian Dorsett 26 26 90 86 9 22 5 1 4 14 0 0 3 21 .256 .278 .477 .755 41 0 0 1 1
8 Winston Ficklin 25 27 94 89 14 23 4 0 0 5 2 4 4 16 .258 .298 .303 .601 27 1 0 0 0
9 Doug Frobel* 28 58 232 209 34 63 12 1 15 42 3 1 20 36 .301 .366 .584 .950 122 2 0 1 0
10 Dave Gallagher 26 12 60 46 10 12 4 0 0 6 1 1 11 3 .261 .390 .348 .738 16 0 1 2 0
11 Don Lovell* 24 133 554 511 77 149 36 5 19 69 0 1 37 41 .292 .341 .493 .834 252 3 0 3 4
12 Ricky Nelson* 28 49 177 167 18 39 9 2 2 17 5 1 8 23 .234 .267 .347 .614 58 0 1 1 2
13 Otis Nixon# 28 59 283 249 51 71 13 4 2 23 36 7 34 30 .285 .371 .394 .765 98 0 0 0 0
14 Junior Noboa 22 43 169 149 26 47 6 2 0 14 2 2 18 16 .315 .387 .383 .769 57 0 1 1 0
15 Casey Parsons* 33 82 320 278 40 80 15 2 12 51 2 5 36 38 .288 .372 .486 .857 135 3 0 3 4
16 Craig Smajstrla# 25 111 481 432 63 122 19 4 7 51 14 7 40 41 .282 .343 .394 .737 170 1 6 2 1
17 Dain Syverson# 24 21 79 63 10 16 2 0 0 9 1 1 14 13 .254 .380 .286 .665 18 0 0 2 0
18 Ron Tingley 28 57 197 167 27 45 8 5 5 30 1 2 25 42 .269 .376 .467 .843 78 4 0 1 1
19 Randy Washington 23 100 328 283 46 82 12 0 15 48 3 1 39 56 .290 .375 .491 .867 139 1 3 2 0
20 Eddie Williams 22 131 560 488 90 142 29 2 22 85 6 2 55 117 .291 .379 .494 .872 241 15 0 2 5
20 Players 25.2 140 5466 4837 786 1389 248 43 171 737 101 63 534 769 .287 .360 .462 .823 2236 41 17 37 29
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 Gibson Alba* 27 6 5 .545 8.51 27 11 9 0 0 1 73.0 95 75 69 16 47 0 46 4 3 3 1.945 11.7 2.0 5.8 5.7 0.98 Stats for 2 teams
2 Mike Armstrong 33 2 4 .333 3.12 13 0 7 0 0 3 26.0 27 12 9 2 11 1 26 0 0 1 1.462 9.3 0.7 3.8 9.0 2.36
3 Barry Brunenkant 26 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.500 13.5 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
4 Ernie Camacho 32 1 3 .250 1.84 23 0 20 0 0 6 29.1 33 14 6 0 16 2 18 2 0 7 1.670 10.1 0.0 4.9 5.5 1.13
5 Jamie Easterly* 34 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 1 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.1
6 John Farrell 24 6 12 .333 5.83 25 24 1 2 0 0 156.0 155 109 101 26 64 2 91 8 1 9 1.404 8.9 1.5 3.7 5.2 1.42
7 Mark Huismann 29 1 1 .500 7.56 13 3 5 0 0 0 33.1 43 32 28 9 8 2 31 1 1 0 1.530 11.6 2.4 2.2 8.4 3.88
8 Doug Jones 30 5 2 .714 2.04 23 0 20 0 0 7 61.2 49 18 14 3 12 2 61 0 0 4 0.989 7.2 0.4 1.8 8.9 5.08
9 Jeff Kaiser* 26 5 3 .625 5.17 22 8 5 0 0 1 71.1 87 52 41 9 32 1 53 3 2 2 1.668 11.0 1.1 4.0 6.7 1.66
10 Kent Murphy* 24 2 5 .286 6.84 13 9 0 0 0 0 51.1 63 42 39 16 22 0 32 0 1 0 1.656 11.0 2.8 3.9 5.6 1.45
11 Mike Murphy 24 5 14 .263 6.29 37 19 11 0 0 2 136.0 167 108 95 18 69 4 46 3 1 4 1.735 11.1 1.2 4.6 3.0 0.67
12 Ricky Nelson 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.000 54.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
13 Bryan Oelkers* 26 11 8 .579 6.28 28 28 0 4 0 0 154.2 178 120 108 22 96 1 79 1 1 15 1.772 10.4 1.3 5.6 4.6 0.82
14 Casey Parsons 33 0 0 13.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.500 6.8 6.8 6.8 0.0 0.00
15 Craig Pippin 29 4 7 .364 4.56 58 0 26 0 0 5 116.1 115 69 59 15 64 6 90 1 2 23 1.539 8.9 1.2 5.0 7.0 1.41 Stats for 2 teams
16 Reggie Ritter 27 6 4 .600 4.94 16 15 0 1 0 0 85.2 97 57 47 8 35 0 43 2 0 4 1.541 10.2 0.8 3.7 4.5 1.23
17 Scott Roberts 27 5 3 .625 6.35 28 12 1 0 0 1 95.0 130 74 67 17 33 1 52 5 3 3 1.716 12.3 1.6 3.1 4.9 1.58
18 Jose Roman 24 0 0 17.47 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.2 11 11 11 2 4 0 10 0 2 1 2.647 17.5 3.2 6.4 15.9 2.50
19 Don Schulze 24 0 1 .000 9.67 5 5 0 0 0 0 22.1 33 25 24 2 12 0 13 2 0 1 2.015 13.3 0.8 4.8 5.2 1.08
20 Joe Skalski 22 0 3 .000 10.12 5 5 0 0 0 0 18.2 30 21 21 5 12 0 18 0 2 2 2.250 14.5 2.4 5.8 8.7 1.50
21 Sammy Stewart 32 0 1 .000 9.26 6 0 3 0 0 2 11.2 18 13 12 2 6 0 8 0 0 1 2.057 13.9 1.5 4.6 6.2 1.33
22 Roy Thomas 34 1 1 .500 4.29 10 0 2 0 0 1 21.0 19 12 10 3 12 1 17 1 0 0 1.476 8.1 1.3 5.1 7.3 1.42
23 Tom Waddell 28 5 3 .625 5.15 28 5 8 1 0 0 78.2 74 45 45 11 39 6 41 2 2 1 1.436 8.5 1.3 4.5 4.7 1.05
24 Frank Wills 28 3 2 .600 3.34 36 0 30 0 0 6 56.2 53 28 21 5 22 2 45 0 3 1 1.324 8.4 0.8 3.5 7.1 2.05
25 Rich Yett 24 3 3 .500 3.05 7 7 0 1 0 0 44.1 38 17 15 7 18 0 33 1 1 2 1.263 7.7 1.4 3.7 6.7 1.83
25 Players 27.2 66 74 .471 5.58 140 140 131 9 1 31 1216.2 1374 856 754 176 558 27 768 34 20 61 1.588 10.2 1.3 4.1 5.7 1.38

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
Andy Allanson 76 428 30 12 2 .974 6.03 12
Ron Tingley 51 259 33 6 4 .980 5.73 7
Brian Dorsett 21 119 9 1 0 .992 6.10 11
Dain Syverson 3 11 1 0 0 1.000 4.00 0
Barry Brunenkant 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Lovell 133 1103 102 13 112 .989 9.06
Ron Tingley 5 47 3 0 3 1.000 10.00
Dain Syverson 4 21 2 0 2 1.000 5.75
Doug Frobel 3 14 1 1 1 .938 5.00
Barry Brunenkant 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 3.00
Casey Parsons 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Smajstrla 108 195 295 15 74 .970 4.54
Junior Noboa 37 62 98 9 20 .947 4.32
Bill Crone 2 2 3 0 1 1.000 2.50
Jay Bell 1 3 3 0 1 1.000 6.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Williams 130 88 237 27 24 .923 2.50
Dain Syverson 9 6 16 1 2 .957 2.44
Bill Crone 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ron Tingley 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Bell 109 198 322 30 67 .945 4.77
Bill Crone 24 35 67 3 13 .971 4.25
Junior Noboa 6 8 10 2 4 .900 3.00
Dain Syverson 6 7 20 1 3 .964 4.50
Craig Smajstrla 1 3 3 0 0 1.000 6.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Clark 107 181 22 6 4 .971 1.90
Randy Washington 94 158 3 2 1 .988 1.71
Casey Parsons 70 145 3 1 0 .993 2.11
Otis Nixon 58 170 3 3 0 .983 2.98
Doug Frobel 49 101 3 1 0 .990 2.12
Ricky Nelson 38 85 7 2 2 .979 2.42
Winston Ficklin 27 62 2 2 1 .970 2.37
Dave Gallagher 12 34 1 0 0 1.000 2.92
Rod Allen 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Pippin 58 12 18 2 0 .938 0.52 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Murphy 37 17 17 1 2 .971 0.92
Frank Wills 36 3 5 1 0 .889 0.22
Bryan Oelkers 28 13 15 2 1 .933 1.00
Scott Roberts 28 7 10 1 0 .944 0.61
Tom Waddell 28 4 4 1 0 .889 0.29
Gibson Alba 27 1 7 1 0 .889 0.30 Stats for 2 teams
John Farrell 25 9 18 2 2 .931 1.08
Ernie Camacho 23 2 4 1 1 .857 0.26
Doug Jones 23 3 8 2 1 .846 0.48
Jeff Kaiser 22 12 15 2 1 .931 1.23
Reggie Ritter 16 6 12 3 0 .857 1.13
Mike Armstrong 13 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.23
Mark Huismann 13 3 3 1 0 .857 0.46
Kent Murphy 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.00
Roy Thomas 10 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.20
Rich Yett 7 5 5 0 0 1.000 1.43
Sammy Stewart 6 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.67
Don Schulze 5 3 5 0 0 1.000 1.60
Joe Skalski 5 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.80
Jose Roman 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jamie Easterly 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Barry Brunenkant 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ricky Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Casey Parsons 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gibson Alba 27 L L 6' 2.0" 160 Jan 18, 1960 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Andy Allanson 25 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Dec 22, 1961 Richmond, VA, US
Rod Allen 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 5, 1959 Los Angeles, CA, US
Mike Armstrong 33 R R 6' 3.0" 193 Mar 7, 1954 Glen Cove, NY, US
Jay Bell 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 11, 1965 Pensacola, FL, US
Barry Brunenkant 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jan 10, 1961 Worcester, MA, US
Ernie Camacho 32 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 1, 1955 Salinas, CA, US
Dave Clark 24 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 3, 1962 Tupelo, MS, US
Bill Crone 28 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 26, 1958
Brian Dorsett 26 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 9, 1961 Terre Haute, IN, US
Jamie Easterly 34 L L 5' 9.0" 180 Feb 17, 1953 Houston, TX, US
John Farrell 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Aug 4, 1962 Monmouth Beach, NJ, US
Winston Ficklin 25 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 13, 1961 Richmond, CA, US
Doug Frobel 28 L R 6' 4.0" 196 Jun 6, 1959 Ottawa, ON, CA
Dave Gallagher 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 20, 1960 Trenton, NJ, US
Mark Huismann 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 May 11, 1958 Lincoln, NE, US
Doug Jones 30 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jun 24, 1957 Covina, CA, US
Jeff Kaiser 26 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 24, 1960 Wyandotte, MI, US
Don Lovell 24 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 21, 1963
Kent Murphy 24 L 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 1, 1963
Mike Murphy 24 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Feb 15, 1963
Ricky Nelson 28 L R 6' 0.0" 200 May 8, 1959 Eloy, AZ, US
Otis Nixon 28 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 9, 1959 Evergreen, NC, US
Junior Noboa 22 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 10, 1964 Azua, Azua, DO
Bryan Oelkers 26 L L 6' 3.0" 192 Mar 11, 1961 Zaragoza, ES
Casey Parsons 33 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1954 Wenatchee, WA, US
Craig Pippin 29 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 4, 1957 Bristol, TN, US
Reggie Ritter 27 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 23, 1960 Malvern, AR, US
Scott Roberts 27 R 6' 4.0" 205 Oct 7, 1959
Jose Roman 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 21, 1963 Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, DO
Don Schulze 24 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 27, 1962 Roselle, IL, US
Joe Skalski 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 26, 1964 Burnham, IL, US
Craig Smajstrla 25 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Jun 19, 1962 Houston, TX, US
Sammy Stewart 32 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 28, 1954 Asheville, NC, US
Dain Syverson 24 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 5, 1962
Roy Thomas 34 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 22, 1953 Quantico, VA, US
Ron Tingley 28 R R 6' 2.0" 160 May 27, 1959 Presque Isle, ME, US
Tom Waddell 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 17, 1958 Dundee, Dundee, GB
Randy Washington 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 7, 1963
Eddie Williams 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 1, 1964 Shreveport, LA, US
Frank Wills 28 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 26, 1958 New Orleans, LA, US
Rich Yett 24 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Oct 6, 1962 Pomona, CA, US

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