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1979 Elizabethton Twins

1979 > Class Rookie > 1979 Appalachian League
Overall: 37-33
Scored 402 runs, Allowed 353 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 39-31

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Fred Waters
Represented: Elizabethton, TN
Ballpark: Joe O'Brien Field (Elizabethton, TN)
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 Alfredo Agras 19 11 21 17 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 .235 .381 .294 .675 5 0 0 0
2 Rick Austin 19 48 178 156 22 48 11 0 3 24 2 0 18 23 .308 .388 .436 .824 68 3 0 1
3 Rick Beswick# 20 42 182 154 29 36 10 0 2 18 4 1 25 26 .234 .346 .338 .684 52 2 0 1
4 Robert Bohnet 22 55 217 174 38 56 14 2 8 38 1 0 38 23 .322 .442 .563 1.005 98 1 2 2
5 Kevin Brandt 18 45 160 137 18 22 3 0 1 9 0 0 19 41 .161 .272 .204 .477 28 2 2 0
6 Enrique Brito# 17 5 13 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0
7 Derek Bulcock 21 42 153 131 19 33 2 0 0 8 4 1 22 17 .252 .359 .267 .627 35 0 0 0
8 Brad Carlson 20 29 93 85 12 18 2 0 3 14 0 1 5 23 .212 .269 .341 .610 29 2 0 1
9 James Christensen 21 56 235 206 41 63 17 3 4 23 7 0 23 8 .306 .369 .476 .845 98 0 2 4
10 Alexander Dovalis 21 44 146 128 19 33 8 2 0 19 0 0 14 13 .258 .329 .352 .680 45 1 0 3
11 Gary Gaetti 20 66 278 230 50 59 15 2 14 42 6 2 43 40 .257 .378 .522 .900 120 2 3 0
12 Kent Hrbek* 19 17 66 59 5 12 2 0 1 11 2 0 7 15 .203 .288 .288 .576 17 0 0 0
13 Timothy Jensen 20 22 68 59 6 15 2 0 2 10 0 1 5 15 .254 .308 .390 .698 23 0 3 1
14 Jose Mesa 21 21 76 68 9 18 4 0 1 8 0 0 5 8 .265 .333 .368 .701 25 2 1 0
15 Kevin Miller 21 70 280 241 47 81 14 1 15 74 0 1 34 44 .336 .421 .589 1.011 142 3 0 2
16 Richard Shefte 23 61 230 185 41 44 5 1 0 26 3 1 38 23 .238 .377 .276 .653 51 4 2 1
17 Bruce Stocker# 20 39 174 143 37 38 5 1 3 20 11 2 27 41 .266 .391 .378 .768 54 3 0 1
18 Scott Stoltenberg 20 4 15 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .083 .214 .167 .381 2 0 1 0
19 Don Stovall 22 6 12 11 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 .182 .250 .455 .705 5 0 0 0
19 Players 20.5 71 2599 2210 402 585 116 12 58 348 40 10 331 382 .265 .364 .407 .771 899 25 16 17 7
* - 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 Sam Arrington 18 5 3 .625 4.56 13 12 4 1 0 75.0 86 49 38 3 29 0 39 2 0 4 1.533 10.3 0.4 3.5 4.7 1.34
2 Smokey Everett 21 3 2 .600 2.89 19 0 0 0 4 28.0 22 9 9 1 13 2 31 1 0 0 1.250 7.1 0.3 4.2 10.0 2.38
3 Timothy Fagely* 21 3 1 .750 3.82 10 0 0 0 0 33.0 31 19 14 1 21 1 31 1 0 4 1.576 8.5 0.3 5.7 8.5 1.48
4 Ed Hodge* 21 8 4 .667 4.33 14 13 6 1 0 81.0 82 46 39 6 21 1 56 1 1 1 1.272 9.1 0.7 2.3 6.2 2.67
5 Ralph Jackson 22 1 1 .500 3.38 5 0 0 0 0 16.0 13 6 6 1 8 1 11 0 2 5 1.312 7.3 0.6 4.5 6.2 1.38
6 Robert Jones* 19 1 1 .500 8.53 9 2 0 0 0 19.0 23 20 18 3 19 1 18 1 0 0 2.211 10.9 1.4 9.0 8.5 0.95
7 Robert Konopa* 17 5 6 .455 3.77 13 11 4 1 0 74.0 60 41 31 4 34 1 55 0 3 2 1.270 7.3 0.5 4.1 6.7 1.62
8 Larry May 19 3 5 .375 5.12 11 9 4 1 0 65.0 61 43 37 4 32 1 46 2 2 7 1.431 8.4 0.6 4.4 6.4 1.44
9 Robert Mulligan* 20 2 1 .667 1.42 8 3 2 0 2 38.0 31 11 6 0 10 0 25 1 0 0 1.079 7.3 0.0 2.4 5.9 2.50
10 Boyce Orosco 18 1 2 .333 6.19 6 1 0 0 1 16.0 23 15 11 1 3 0 5 1 0 0 1.625 12.9 0.6 1.7 2.8 1.67
11 Wayne Palica 18 3 2 .600 4.50 10 7 2 0 0 46.0 49 38 23 7 29 2 26 2 1 4 1.696 9.6 1.4 5.7 5.1 0.90
12 George Persandi* 22 0 0 9.53 9 2 0 0 0 17.0 22 19 18 1 13 0 14 0 0 0 2.059 11.6 0.5 6.9 7.4 1.08
13 Michael Riley 19 0 0 6.30 3 3 0 0 0 10.0 10 8 7 1 7 0 6 2 0 1 1.700 9.0 0.9 6.3 5.4 0.86
14 Wiliiam Sterk 21 0 3 .000 6.35 4 4 0 0 0 17.0 15 13 12 1 19 0 9 0 0 2 2.000 7.9 0.5 10.1 4.8 0.47
15 Christopher Thomas 19 2 2 .500 4.80 11 4 1 0 0 30.0 31 16 16 2 16 0 21 0 0 1 1.567 9.3 0.6 4.8 6.3 1.31
15 Players 19.4 37 33 .529 4.54 71 71 48 23 4 7 565.0 559 353 285 36 274 10 393 14 9 31 1.474 8.9 0.6 4.4 6.3 1.43
* - 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
Rick Austin 44 247 20 10 1 .964 6.07 6
Timothy Jensen 22 122 4 5 1 .962 5.73 4
Alexander Dovalis 6 15 0 1 0 .938 2.50 0
Don Stovall 5 19 0 0 1 1.000 3.80 0
Alfredo Agras 3 10 0 1 0 .909 3.33 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Miller 35 272 11 4 18 .986 8.09
Robert Bohnet 22 187 9 6 18 .970 8.91
Kent Hrbek 16 126 11 2 7 .986 8.56
Rick Austin 1 12 1 1 0 .929 13.00
Alexander Dovalis 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alexander Dovalis 35 72 92 9 18 .948 4.69
Derek Bulcock 26 49 67 6 14 .951 4.46
Rick Beswick 7 13 21 4 4 .895 4.86
Enrique Brito 5 5 3 1 1 .889 1.60
Bruce Stocker 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Scott Stoltenberg 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Gaetti 56 44 105 18 10 .892 2.66
Richard Shefte 9 6 8 1 0 .933 1.56
Kevin Miller 4 3 4 1 1 .875 1.75
Scott Stoltenberg 3 5 3 1 0 .889 2.67
Robert Bohnet 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Shefte 49 70 129 17 17 .921 4.06
Derek Bulcock 14 20 48 9 6 .883 4.86
Gary Gaetti 10 26 29 3 8 .948 5.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Christensen 55 81 1 1 0 .988 1.49
Kevin Brandt 45 48 2 6 0 .893 1.11
Bruce Stocker 38 59 6 3 0 .956 1.71
Rick Beswick 33 76 2 12 1 .867 2.36
Jose Mesa 19 26 5 5 2 .861 1.63
Brad Carlson 17 17 2 1 1 .950 1.12
Kevin Miller 8 6 0 1 0 .857 0.75
Alfredo Agras 7 11 2 2 0 .867 1.86

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Smokey Everett 19 1 2 1 0 .750 0.16
Ed Hodge 14 6 15 0 0 1.000 1.50
Sam Arrington 13 3 4 3 0 .700 0.54
Robert Konopa 13 3 9 1 0 .923 0.92
Larry May 11 3 10 1 2 .929 1.18
Christopher Thomas 11 2 6 0 0 1.000 0.73
Timothy Fagely 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
Wayne Palica 10 7 2 2 0 .818 0.90
Robert Jones 9 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.56
George Persandi 9 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.33
Robert Mulligan 8 1 7 1 0 .889 1.00
Boyce Orosco 6 0 9 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ralph Jackson 5 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.80
Wiliiam Sterk 4 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.50
Michael Riley 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Alfredo Agras 19 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1960
Sam Arrington 18 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Feb 11, 1961 Santa Maria, CA, US
Rick Austin 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 5, 1959 Baudett, MN, US
Rick Beswick 20 S R 5' 10.0" 165 1959
Robert Bohnet 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 15, 1957
Kevin Brandt 18 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1961
Enrique Brito 17 S R 6' 4.0" 155 Dec 8, 1961 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Derek Bulcock 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1958
Brad Carlson 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1959
James Christensen 21 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Oct 6, 1957 Downey, CA, US
Alexander Dovalis 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1958
Smokey Everett 21 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 14, 1957 Palmerton, PA, US
Timothy Fagely 21 L 5' 11.0" 175 1958
Gary Gaetti 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 19, 1958 Centralia, IL, US
Ed Hodge 21 L L 6' 2.0" 192 Apr 19, 1958 Bellflower, CA, US
Kent Hrbek 19 L R 6' 4.0" 200 May 21, 1960 Minneapolis, MN, US
Ralph Jackson 22 R 6' 1.0" 180 1957
Timothy Jensen 20 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1959
Robert Jones 19 L 5' 10.0" 160 1960
Robert Konopa 17 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 8, 1961 Garfield Heights, OH, US
Larry May 19 S R 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 11, 1959 Lodi, CA, US
Jose Mesa 21 R R 6' 1.0" 1958
Kevin Miller 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1958
Robert Mulligan 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 27, 1958 Staten Island, NY, US
Boyce Orosco 18 R 6' 2.0" 200 1961
Wayne Palica 18 R 6' 2.0" 185 1961
George Persandi 22 L 6' 0.0" 180 1957
Michael Riley 19 R R 6' 7.0" 177 May 24, 1960
Richard Shefte 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1956
Wiliiam Sterk 21 R 6' 6.0" 200 1958
Bruce Stocker 20 S R 5' 10.0" 165 1959
Scott Stoltenberg 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1959
Don Stovall 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1957
Christopher Thomas 19 R 6' 3.0" 170 1960

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