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1979 Cedar Rapids Giants

1979 > Class A > 1979 Midwest League (South)
Overall: 58-78
Scored 619 runs, Allowed 737 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-79

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Wayne Cato
Represented: Cedar Rapids, IA
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium (I) (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Greg Baker 21 42 173 141 21 31 10 1 3 21 5 2 25 42 .220 .349 .369 .718 52 4 1 2
2 Mark Benson 23 118 483 388 68 114 24 4 5 59 23 2 82 53 .294 .416 .415 .831 161 4 2 7
3 Charles Boothe 22 38 123 101 9 25 6 0 0 11 1 1 21 23 .248 .377 .307 .684 31 0 1 0
4 Jesus Cruz* 20 8 9 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Bob Cummings 18 56 215 184 29 38 4 0 1 12 11 6 29 34 .207 .312 .245 .556 45 0 0 2
6 Charles Curry 22 61 224 193 26 58 12 1 6 24 2 2 28 48 .301 .387 .466 .854 90 0 2 1
7 Rob Deer 18 29 94 86 7 18 0 1 1 16 3 1 7 34 .209 .266 .267 .533 23 0 0 1
8 Richard Doss 22 53 215 198 27 48 8 3 2 27 16 5 15 30 .242 .299 .343 .642 68 1 1 0
9 Craig Hedrick* 23 66 228 193 28 39 11 1 3 28 7 6 30 53 .202 .322 .316 .638 61 4 1 0
10 Lou Marietta 20 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
11 Stanley Morton* 20 26 69 63 3 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 21 .143 .217 .143 .360 9 0 0 0
12 Bruce Oliver 20 106 381 325 41 64 11 0 5 36 10 6 45 86 .197 .307 .277 .584 90 8 0 3
13 Juan Oppenheimer 19 26 63 49 5 9 1 0 1 7 2 1 13 7 .184 .349 .265 .615 13 0 0 1
14 Paul Plinski 21 130 566 479 98 136 18 7 4 36 72 21 75 62 .284 .384 .376 .760 180 6 1 5
15 John Rabb 19 125 498 447 63 118 19 1 19 90 7 7 36 75 .264 .323 .438 .761 196 6 2 7
16 Ned Raines 21 111 382 329 51 86 11 0 0 25 39 10 51 53 .261 .360 .295 .654 97 0 1 1
17 Kean Rich 20 25 67 49 6 7 3 0 0 8 2 2 18 21 .143 .373 .204 .577 10 0 0 0
18 Francisco Rojas* 21 99 331 296 26 79 12 0 4 36 11 5 29 45 .267 .342 .348 .690 103 5 1 0
19 Philip Sutton 20 127 542 477 64 120 10 6 0 51 29 15 52 64 .252 .326 .298 .624 142 2 9 2
20 Paul Szymarek 21 17 61 49 14 14 2 0 8 16 6 2 11 15 .286 .426 .816 1.243 40 1 0 0
21 Frankie Thon 19 59 211 194 22 53 6 2 0 14 4 7 10 25 .273 .325 .325 .650 63 5 2 0
22 George Torassa 20 18 46 40 3 9 1 0 1 8 0 1 3 15 .225 .273 .325 .598 13 0 2 1
22 Players 20.7 136 4985 4294 619 1076 169 27 63 528 250 102 586 812 .251 .344 .347 .691 1488 46 26 33 16
* - 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 Kelly Anderson 19 6 9 .400 4.79 43 8 2 0 9 92.0 90 63 49 9 61 4 77 1 1 8 1.641 8.8 0.9 6.0 7.5 1.26
2 William Bellomo 22 6 9 .400 4.03 25 20 5 2 0 134.0 142 81 60 12 50 1 99 8 0 12 1.433 9.5 0.8 3.4 6.6 1.98
3 Jose Chue 19 0 2 .000 3.86 3 3 0 0 0 14.0 20 12 6 0 11 0 5 0 0 2 2.214 12.9 0.0 7.1 3.2 0.45
4 Raymundo Cosio 22 1 1 .500 9.56 7 1 0 0 1 16.0 21 18 17 1 14 0 16 0 1 6 2.188 11.8 0.6 7.9 9.0 1.14
5 Steven Duckhorn 22 6 17 .261 6.00 26 26 9 1 0 156.0 150 128 104 17 117 1 78 16 2 21 1.712 8.7 1.0 6.8 4.5 0.67
6 Glenn Fisher 22 0 0 4.50 5 0 0 0 0 6.0 7 5 3 1 5 0 8 0 0 2 2.000 10.5 1.5 7.5 12.0 1.60
7 Robert Henderson 24 3 3 .500 5.00 36 2 0 0 3 81.0 85 55 45 5 55 3 59 6 1 7 1.728 9.4 0.6 6.1 6.6 1.07
8 Lou Marietta 20 8 7 .533 4.33 28 13 5 0 0 133.0 151 80 64 5 49 0 78 6 0 10 1.504 10.2 0.3 3.3 5.3 1.59
9 Michael Martinez* 21 1 3 .250 3.68 13 0 0 0 0 22.0 22 12 9 2 13 1 22 0 0 1 1.591 9.0 0.8 5.3 9.0 1.69
10 Ronald Matrisciano 21 0 2 .000 8.32 17 3 0 0 1 40.0 49 43 37 3 33 0 29 5 1 1 2.050 11.0 0.7 7.4 6.5 0.88
11 Jeffrey Stadler 19 10 13 .435 3.86 26 25 12 1 0 175.0 166 95 75 14 98 1 129 11 2 12 1.509 8.5 0.7 5.0 6.6 1.32
12 Jeff Stember 21 3 3 .500 4.66 9 9 2 1 0 56.0 51 34 29 9 21 0 35 5 1 5 1.286 8.2 1.4 3.4 5.6 1.67
13 Matthew Sutherland* 20 13 8 .619 3.40 25 25 9 0 0 167.0 145 86 63 6 113 1 118 2 0 11 1.545 7.8 0.3 6.1 6.4 1.04
14 David Thornton 22 0 0 12.00 3 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 7 4 0 5 0 4 0 0 1 3.000 12.0 0.0 15.0 12.0 0.80
15 Harry Wing 21 1 1 .500 5.33 12 1 0 0 2 27.0 34 18 16 1 11 0 18 1 0 2 1.667 11.3 0.3 3.7 6.0 1.64
15 Players 20.8 58 78 .426 4.65 136 136 92 44 5 16 1125.0 1137 737 581 85 654 12 775 61 9 101 1.592 9.1 0.7 5.2 6.2 1.19
* - 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
John Rabb 61 352 47 13 7 .968 6.54 11
Bob Cummings 45 263 45 7 5 .978 6.84 13
Charles Boothe 24 124 23 3 4 .980 6.13 4
George Torassa 14 69 8 2 0 .975 5.50 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruce Oliver 95 806 38 9 75 .989 8.88
Charles Curry 35 306 16 3 19 .991 9.20
Juan Oppenheimer 14 81 1 4 5 .953 5.86
Richard Doss 3 22 3 2 2 .926 8.33
Craig Hedrick 2 12 0 1 1 .923 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Plinski 63 121 155 7 38 .975 4.38
Frankie Thon 55 94 150 19 35 .928 4.44
Ned Raines 23 40 60 7 6 .935 4.35

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Doss 50 52 117 14 15 .923 3.38
Paul Plinski 42 34 94 11 9 .921 3.05
Ned Raines 37 27 77 11 11 .904 2.81
John Rabb 7 8 8 2 1 .889 2.29
Bruce Oliver 3 4 7 2 0 .846 3.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Philip Sutton 125 167 356 34 67 .939 4.18
Paul Plinski 14 15 25 4 4 .909 2.86
Ned Raines 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 1.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Benson 106 174 6 9 1 .952 1.70
Francisco Rojas 86 128 10 10 4 .932 1.60
Craig Hedrick 59 79 5 2 0 .977 1.42
Greg Baker 40 91 7 7 2 .933 2.45
Ned Raines 39 81 7 6 1 .936 2.26
Rob Deer 27 35 1 4 0 .900 1.33
John Rabb 27 32 3 2 1 .946 1.30
Stanley Morton 23 31 1 1 0 .970 1.39
Kean Rich 15 21 3 1 0 .960 1.60
Paul Szymarek 13 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.54
Jesus Cruz 6 6 1 1 0 .875 1.17
Paul Plinski 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
Juan Oppenheimer 4 4 0 2 0 .667 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelly Anderson 43 3 12 0 0 1.000 0.35
Robert Henderson 36 6 16 3 2 .880 0.61
Lou Marietta 28 11 20 1 0 .969 1.11
Steven Duckhorn 26 11 27 2 2 .950 1.46
Jeffrey Stadler 26 7 17 2 0 .923 0.92
William Bellomo 25 10 32 4 0 .913 1.68
Matthew Sutherland 25 10 25 3 1 .921 1.40
Ronald Matrisciano 17 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.35
Michael Martinez 13 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.23
Harry Wing 12 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.58
Jeff Stember 9 3 10 2 1 .867 1.44
Raymundo Cosio 7 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.29
Glenn Fisher 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jose Chue 3 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.00
David Thornton 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kelly Anderson 19 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 18, 1959 Richmond, CA, US
Greg Baker 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 26, 1957 Kokomo, IN, US
William Bellomo 22 R 6' 4.0" 205 1957
Mark Benson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1956
Charles Boothe 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1957
Jose Chue 19 R R 6' 2.0" 155 May 17, 1960 Colon, Colon, PA
Raymundo Cosio 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1957
Jesus Cruz 20 L L 6' 0.0" 169 Aug 26, 1958
Bob Cummings 18 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Sep 8, 1960 Chicago, IL, US
Charles Curry 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1957
Rob Deer 18 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 29, 1960 Orange, CA, US
Richard Doss 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
Steven Duckhorn 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1957
Glenn Fisher 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 30, 1956 Canyonville, OR, US
Craig Hedrick 23 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1956
Robert Henderson 24 S R 6' 3.0" 190 1955
Lou Marietta 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Dec 29, 1958 Ventura, CA, US
Michael Martinez 21 L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 24, 1957
Ronald Matrisciano 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 17, 1957
Stanley Morton 20 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1959
Bruce Oliver 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 17, 1958
Juan Oppenheimer 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 20, 1959 Santurce, PR
Paul Plinski 21 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1958
John Rabb 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 23, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ned Raines 21 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1958
Kean Rich 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1959
Francisco Rojas 21 L L 5' 11.0" 185 May 4, 1958
Jeffrey Stadler 19 R R 6' 2.0" 192 Oct 22, 1959
Jeff Stember 21 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Mar 2, 1958 Elizabeth, NJ, US
Matthew Sutherland 20 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 22, 1958
Philip Sutton 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 4, 1958
Paul Szymarek 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 28, 1957
Frankie Thon 19 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1960
David Thornton 22 R 6' 1.0" 170 1957
George Torassa 20 R R 6' 0.0" 187 1959
Harry Wing 21 R 6' 4.0" 1958

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