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1979 Indianapolis Indians

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (East)
Overall: 67-69
Scored 527 runs, Allowed 559 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-72

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Roy Majtyka
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Butch Alberts2969271241327094640632037.290.352.436.788105514
2Jimmy Arline*251551476820000147.170.235.213.44810000
3Bruce Berenyi2426604846000100315.125.192.125.3176180
4Steve Bowling2731091200120012.222.300.556.8565000
5Sheldon Burnside24391160000000033.000.333.000.3330020
6George Cappuzzello2519330100000001.333.333.333.6671000
7Geoff Combe2314440000000000.000.000.000.0000000
8Doug Corbett26691591300000030.333.500.333.8333030
9Randy Davidson2688235212224371114711518.203.260.259.51955242
10Arturo DeFreites26652622403262113833101657.258.305.429.735103204
11Dan Dumoulin25181690000010033.000.250.000.2500040
12Mickey Duval24117320294316091021842555.204.266.241.50871010
13Mike Grace2312546840954112196842855478.274.357.408.765167032
14Jay Howell232446422900030018.214.233.214.4479030
15Charlie Leibrandt2227564936001300526.122.204.184.3879020
16Don Lyle24114445390411001611762754681.256.336.433.770169324
17Dave May271116142400000013.286.333.286.6194010
18Sam Mejias27472011782150151425521826.281.347.444.79179050
19Eddie Milner*243010998918020521815.184.250.224.47422111
20Dave Moore24305549410100801423.204.264.224.48911020
21Paul Moskau254312000000021.000.667.000.6670000
22Tommy Mutz*2697295253285791629133645.225.323.340.66386213
23Nyls Nyman*2544155143142760311211118.189.247.294.54042010
24Paul O'Neill243211710911274061800616.248.299.450.74949200
25Ron Oester#23136570509621431962332384860.281.346.354.700180472
26Frank Pastore2110252102000000210.095.174.095.2692020
27Larry Rothschild*2538352831040020025.357.387.500.88714041
28Manny Sarmiento2319650000000002.000.000.000.0000010
29Mario Soto2215210000000000.000.000.000.0000010
30Harry Spilman*247130626742771333271223729.288.374.393.767105011
31Angel Torres*262012100100010003.100.100.100.2001020
32John Valle2412746240865962022371905085.235.318.463.781189103
33Don Werner26993122603566183736144152.254.362.427.789111533
33 Players24.713649544366527107018234964889241465784.245.320.368.688160828653040
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Bruce Berenyi2499.5002.822525630166.01346452098713640131.3987.30.05.37.41.39
2Sheldon Burnside*2464.6003.0039200557.05022193333484021.4567.90.55.27.61.45
3George Cappuzzello*2511.50012.7119000317.01726243190131012.1189.01.610.16.90.68
4Geoff Combe23101.0004.5014000022.0281211216170012.00011.50.86.52.90.44
5Doug Corbett2636.3332.95690008110.09438369392773001.2097.70.73.26.31.97
6Dan Dumoulin2522.5005.6918700049.05133311590192042.2459.40.210.83.50.32
7Jay Howell231010.5005.132423220128.012182736844791181.6028.50.45.95.60.94
8Charlie Leibrandt*22814.3642.942726520162.0146675376521002421.3028.10.43.65.61.54
9Dave May27301.0004.1911600043.03621203260160001.4427.50.65.43.30.62
10Dave Moore24812.4004.322822621146.0142827014713845031.4598.80.94.45.21.18
11Paul Moskau25000.00220005.020001050000.6003.60.01.89.05.00
12Frank Pastore2172.7782.78101050068.05121216170691131.0006.80.82.29.14.06
13Larry Rothschild2516.1435.27331000682.08552483563681031.7209.30.36.17.51.21
14Manny Sarmiento23101.0002.3719000238.04114102111340011.3689.70.52.68.13.09
15Mario Soto2211.5003.9615000225.02011113182382131.5207.21.16.513.72.11
16Angel Torres*2662.7502.7719310339.03614124141230001.2828.30.93.25.31.64
16 Players24.16769.4933.821361361112511301157.010545594916662729816267441.4538.20.54.96.31.30
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Tommy Mutz7444348148.9726.645
Don Werner7142249129.9756.633

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Arturo DeFreites6553845749.9888.97
Butch Alberts4737835524.9888.79
Harry Spilman151098113.9927.80
Don Werner9538061.0006.78
John Valle869235.9598.88
Nyls Nyman4102001.0003.00
Randy Davidson2151021.0008.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mike Grace901542391239.9704.37
Randy Davidson66110171929.9694.26

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Harry Spilman60458478.9492.15
Mike Grace43235047.9481.70
Paul O'Neill321759103.8842.38
Butch Alberts17121531.9001.59

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ron Oester1362443973181.9544.71
Mike Grace121001.0003.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
John Valle111164952.9721.56
Don Lyle1081831173.9651.80
Mickey Duval961451224.9871.64
Sam Mejias461124001.0002.52
Nyls Nyman3550210.9811.49
Eddie Milner2549220.9622.04
Jimmy Arline13290001.0002.23
Butch Alberts410001.0000.25
Mike Grace4111001.0003.00
Steve Bowling250001.0002.50
Don Werner110001.0001.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Doug Corbett6942411.9660.41
Sheldon Burnside3939001.0000.31
Larry Rothschild33410011.0000.42
Dave Moore28101411.9600.86
Charlie Leibrandt271641011.0002.11
Bruce Berenyi25132410.9741.48
Jay Howell241126021.0001.54
George Cappuzzello1913011.0000.21
Manny Sarmiento192310.8330.26
Angel Torres1924011.0000.32
Dan Dumoulin18313011.0000.89
Mario Soto1503001.0000.20
Geoff Combe1434001.0000.50
Dave May113412.8750.64
Frank Pastore1027011.0000.90
Paul Moskau210011.0000.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Butch Alberts29RR6' 2.0"205May 4, 1950Williamsport, PA, US
Jimmy Arline25LL5' 9.0"165Dec 18, 1953Waterbury, CT, US
Bruce Berenyi24RR6' 3.0"205Aug 21, 1954Bryan, OH, US
Steve Bowling27RR6' 0.0"185Jun 26, 1952Tulsa, OK, US
Sheldon Burnside24RL6' 5.0"200Dec 22, 1954South Bend, IN, US
George Cappuzzello25RL6' 0.0"175Jan 15, 1954Youngstown, OH, US
Geoff Combe23RR6' 2.0"185Feb 1, 1956Melrose, MA, US
Doug Corbett26RR6' 1.0"185Nov 4, 1952Sarasota, FL, US
Randy Davidson26RR5' 9.0"156May 22, 1953Kansas City, KS, US
Arturo DeFreites26RR6' 2.0"195Apr 26, 1953San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Dan Dumoulin25RR6' 0.0"175Aug 20, 1953Kokomo, IN, US
Mickey Duval24RR6' 1.0"175Jun 24, 1955
Mike Grace23RR6' 0.0"175Jun 14, 1956Pontiac, MI, US
Jay Howell23RR6' 3.0"200Nov 26, 1955Miami, FL, US
Charlie Leibrandt22RL6' 3.0"195Oct 4, 1956Chicago, IL, US
Don Lyle24RR6' 1.0"185Oct 23, 1954
Dave May27RR6' 0.0"176Oct 16, 1951Covington, KY, US
Sam Mejias27RR6' 0.0"170May 9, 1952Santiago, Santiago, DO
Eddie Milner24LL5' 11.0"173May 21, 1955Columbus, OH, US
Dave Moore24RR6' 2.0"179Sep 19, 1954Lexington, KY, US
Paul Moskau25RR6' 2.0"200Dec 20, 1953St. Joseph, MO, US
Tommy Mutz26LR6' 0.0"180Aug 27, 1952
Nyls Nyman25LR6' 0.0"170Mar 7, 1954Detroit, MI, US
Paul O'Neill24RR5' 10.0"170Jun 10, 1955
Ron Oester23SR6' 2.0"185May 5, 1956Cincinnati, OH, US
Frank Pastore21RR6' 2.0"188Aug 21, 1957Alhambra, CA, US
Larry Rothschild25LR6' 2.0"180Mar 12, 1954Chicago, IL, US
Manny Sarmiento23RR6' 0.0"170Feb 2, 1956Cagua, Aragua, VE
Mario Soto22RR6' 0.0"174Jul 12, 1956Bani, Peravia, DO
Harry Spilman24LR6' 1.0"180Jul 18, 1954Albany, GA, US
Angel Torres26LL5' 11.0"168Oct 24, 1952La Cienaga, Azua, DO
John Valle24RR6' 0.0"180Sep 8, 1954
Don Werner26RR6' 1.0"175Mar 8, 1953Appleton, WI, US

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