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1971 Visalia Mets

1971 > Class A > 1971 California League
Overall: 81-58
Scored 859 runs, Allowed 776 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-63

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Joe Frazier
Represented: Visalia, CA
Ballpark: Recreation Park (II) (Visalia, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972

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 Bob Apodaca 21 13 29 25 6 6 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 7 .240 .321 .720 1.041 18 0 1 0
2 Richard Avalos 20 32 82 70 13 14 1 0 4 11 0 0 12 22 .200 .317 .386 .703 27 0 0 0
3 Benny Ayala 20 21 60 46 3 10 0 1 1 7 0 1 14 21 .217 .400 .326 .726 15 0 0 0
4 Richard Belair* 22 11 34 30 2 5 2 0 0 6 1 0 4 5 .167 .265 .233 .498 7 0 0 0
5 Robert Bishop 27 26 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 0
6 Terry Blitz* 22 10 23 19 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 7 .105 .227 .105 .333 2 0 1 0
7 Reid Braden 25 6 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0
8 Jack Burik 21 3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
9 Steven Chilcott* 22 91 345 291 59 77 9 3 17 68 0 1 48 95 .265 .372 .491 .864 143 3 1 2
10 Ronnie Collins 22 122 478 408 73 114 14 5 23 87 5 6 57 86 .279 .374 .507 .882 207 8 0 5
11 Garnett Davis 22 83 253 234 37 60 7 2 9 28 6 2 16 92 .256 .312 .419 .731 98 3 0 0
12 Timothy DeCaminada* 22 45 165 146 20 48 8 6 5 26 0 3 14 31 .329 .384 .568 .953 83 1 1 3
13 Terry Deremer 22 8 29 27 4 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 5 .185 .241 .333 .575 9 0 0 0
14 Al Dodson 21 9 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Valentino Gamber# 22 7 16 14 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 .143 .250 .286 .536 4 0 0 0
16 Michael Graham# 23 9 36 29 4 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 6 4 .069 .222 .172 .395 5 0 0 1
17 Bryan Hartman 21 6 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .091 .091 .091 .182 1 0 0 0
18 Greg Harts* 21 128 505 439 97 125 12 3 19 47 11 7 61 115 .285 .374 .456 .830 200 3 0 2
19 John Jagutis# 26 47 181 165 18 46 3 1 5 22 2 0 15 20 .279 .337 .400 .737 66 0 0 1
20 Wayne Kirby# 20 22 25 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 3 0
21 Daniel Murphy 22 31 22 17 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 10 .059 .238 .235 .473 4 0 1 0
22 Joe Nolan* 20 120 482 393 76 109 17 3 13 75 3 3 83 68 .277 .405 .435 .840 171 3 0 3
23 Ray Nygard* 22 55 135 114 17 27 5 0 0 11 0 0 20 32 .237 .348 .281 .629 32 0 0 1
24 Mitchell Olson# 21 31 27 22 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 9 .182 .280 .182 .462 4 1 2 0
25 Gregorio Perez* 19 28 56 53 5 12 0 1 0 5 0 0 3 14 .226 .268 .264 .532 14 0 0 0
26 Nelson Pichardo 21 80 308 286 36 72 10 1 0 18 5 3 15 28 .252 .294 .294 .587 84 2 5 0
27 Lawrence Potash* 23 35 20 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .111 .200 .111 .311 2 1 0 0
28 Cecil Reynolds 19 21 45 38 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 27 .053 .143 .053 .195 2 0 3 0
29 Dave Schneck* 22 70 320 256 67 71 10 1 26 57 2 2 55 82 .277 .422 .629 1.051 161 9 0 0
30 Tommie Sheppard 22 17 48 39 7 9 0 0 2 4 0 0 5 20 .231 .333 .385 .718 15 1 3 0
31 Steve Sibley* 23 9 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
32 Roy Staiger 21 139 591 524 91 148 18 5 19 83 8 1 55 72 .282 .346 .445 .790 233 1 1 10
33 Ron Stewart* 21 26 62 58 5 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 26 .121 .164 .121 .285 7 0 1 0
34 George Theodore 24 113 507 438 112 146 16 5 28 113 15 2 59 54 .333 .417 .584 1.001 256 6 1 3
35 Al Wihtol# 22 36 52 42 3 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 6 22 .095 .204 .167 .371 7 0 3 1
36 Paul Womble 22 92 385 291 88 97 12 4 22 79 2 1 87 78 .333 .488 .629 1.117 183 4 0 3
36 Players 21.8 139 5363 4593 859 1231 147 41 201 757 61 31 662 1097 .268 .363 .449 .813 2063 46 27 35 28
* - 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 Bob Apodaca 21 7 1 .875 3.60 13 8 4 0 0 70.0 62 28 28 5 16 0 52 7 0 2 1.114 8.0 0.6 2.1 6.7 3.25
2 Robert Bishop 27 4 2 .667 2.02 25 0 0 0 11 40.0 17 10 9 2 22 3 54 0 0 3 0.975 3.8 0.4 5.0 12.2 2.45
3 Terry Blitz 22 4 2 .667 4.18 10 7 1 0 1 56.0 55 34 26 13 20 0 32 0 0 2 1.339 8.8 2.1 3.2 5.1 1.60
4 Reid Braden 25 0 0 4.20 6 0 0 0 0 15.0 16 7 7 1 6 0 10 2 0 0 1.467 9.6 0.6 3.6 6.0 1.67
5 Al Dodson 21 1 2 .333 8.55 9 3 0 0 0 20.0 24 19 19 4 20 0 9 1 1 2 2.200 10.8 1.8 9.0 4.0 0.45
6 Bryan Hartman 21 2 3 .400 3.96 6 4 1 0 0 25.0 32 17 11 3 11 0 23 1 0 4 1.720 11.5 1.1 4.0 8.3 2.09
7 Wayne Kirby 20 6 1 .857 4.37 22 6 2 1 3 68.0 68 45 33 9 44 5 60 5 0 5 1.647 9.0 1.2 5.8 7.9 1.36
8 Daniel Murphy 22 5 2 .714 5.82 31 2 0 0 5 65.0 73 45 42 13 38 0 47 2 0 5 1.708 10.1 1.8 5.3 6.5 1.24
9 Mitchell Olson 21 4 2 .667 4.23 31 3 1 0 2 83.0 89 43 39 6 39 2 68 4 1 4 1.542 9.7 0.7 4.2 7.4 1.74
10 Gregorio Perez* 19 11 9 .550 5.08 28 23 6 1 1 140.0 157 100 79 15 82 2 127 7 2 18 1.707 10.1 1.0 5.3 8.2 1.55
11 Lawrence Potash* 23 0 4 .000 6.52 35 1 0 0 4 69.0 83 67 50 6 56 4 70 3 0 10 2.014 10.8 0.8 7.3 9.1 1.25
12 Cecil Reynolds 19 7 9 .438 4.35 21 19 4 0 1 118.0 119 77 57 20 51 2 98 5 1 3 1.441 9.1 1.5 3.9 7.5 1.92
13 Dave Schneck* 22 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0.750 4.5 0.0 2.2 15.8 7.00
14 Tommie Sheppard 22 10 3 .769 3.29 17 16 5 2 0 104.0 89 55 38 9 57 1 93 4 0 5 1.404 7.7 0.8 4.9 8.0 1.63
15 Steve Sibley* 23 0 0 8.61 9 2 0 0 1 23.0 28 25 22 6 20 1 17 0 1 5 2.087 11.0 2.3 7.8 6.7 0.85 Stats for 2 teams
16 Ron Stewart* 21 13 7 .650 4.56 26 26 6 1 0 144.0 151 106 73 15 139 0 120 10 2 19 2.014 9.4 0.9 8.7 7.5 0.86
17 Al Wihtol 22 7 11 .389 4.70 36 19 5 0 3 138.0 125 97 72 22 60 0 105 4 1 5 1.341 8.2 1.4 3.9 6.8 1.75
17 Players 21.6 81 58 .583 4.61 139 139 104 35 6 32 1180.0 1188 776 604 149 680 20 990 55 9 91 1.583 9.1 1.1 5.2 7.6 1.46
* - 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
Joe Nolan 101 728 78 13 9 .984 7.98 20
Steven Chilcott 29 204 15 6 0 .973 7.55 5
Ray Nygard 8 53 8 1 1 .984 7.63 6
Valentino Gamber 4 18 3 2 0 .913 5.25 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Theodore 87 756 33 19 86 .976 9.07
Timothy DeCaminada 38 296 26 6 35 .982 8.47
Richard Belair 8 67 3 2 6 .972 8.75
Steven Chilcott 3 29 4 0 1 1.000 11.00
Ronnie Collins 3 16 2 0 1 1.000 6.00
Paul Womble 3 26 2 0 4 1.000 9.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronnie Collins 98 214 277 15 83 .970 5.01
Roy Staiger 18 53 44 3 11 .970 5.39
Nelson Pichardo 15 29 50 4 9 .952 5.27
Ray Nygard 12 22 20 6 4 .875 3.50
Terry Deremer 6 13 14 2 3 .931 4.50
John Jagutis 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Staiger 104 77 221 12 24 .961 2.87
Benny Ayala 17 8 16 7 3 .774 1.41
Ray Nygard 17 11 18 9 3 .763 1.71
Joe Nolan 9 9 17 4 2 .867 2.89
Ronnie Collins 3 2 4 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nelson Pichardo 66 97 154 26 31 .906 3.80
John Jagutis 47 64 133 8 31 .961 4.19
Roy Staiger 19 20 42 7 9 .899 3.26
Ronnie Collins 17 27 54 7 11 .920 4.76
Jack Burik 3 3 1 0 1 1.000 1.33
Ray Nygard 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Harts 114 198 10 11 1 .950 1.82
Paul Womble 84 103 10 9 1 .926 1.35
Dave Schneck 69 118 12 8 2 .942 1.88
Garnett Davis 65 76 11 3 1 .967 1.34
Steven Chilcott 52 71 1 6 1 .923 1.38
George Theodore 27 31 5 2 1 .947 1.33
Richard Avalos 19 26 1 2 0 .931 1.42
Michael Graham 9 14 1 1 0 .938 1.67
Joe Nolan 7 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.29

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Wihtol 36 14 18 3 1 .914 0.89
Lawrence Potash 35 0 2 1 0 .667 0.06
Daniel Murphy 31 2 7 1 0 .900 0.29
Mitchell Olson 31 1 5 1 0 .857 0.19
Gregorio Perez 28 1 20 3 1 .875 0.75
Ron Stewart 26 5 34 7 2 .848 1.50
Robert Bishop 25 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.24
Wayne Kirby 22 2 12 2 2 .875 0.64
Cecil Reynolds 21 3 19 3 0 .880 1.05
Tommie Sheppard 17 4 24 2 2 .933 1.65
Bob Apodaca 13 9 15 0 3 1.000 1.85
Terry Blitz 10 5 4 1 0 .900 0.90
Al Dodson 9 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.11
Steve Sibley 9 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.67 Stats for 2 teams
Reid Braden 6 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.67
Bryan Hartman 6 1 3 1 1 .800 0.67
Dave Schneck 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Apodaca 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 31, 1950 Los Angeles, CA, US
Richard Avalos 20 R L 5' 11.0" 165 1951
Benny Ayala 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 7, 1951 Yauco, PR
Richard Belair 22 L L 6' 2.0" 185 1949
Robert Bishop 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 7, 1943
Terry Blitz 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 May 6, 1949 Norwalk, CT, US
Reid Braden 25 R R 6' 3.0" 210 1946
Jack Burik 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 24, 1949 McKees Rocks, PA, US
Steven Chilcott 22 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 23, 1948
Ronnie Collins 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 1, 1948 Reidsville, NC, US
Garnett Davis 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1949
Timothy DeCaminada 22 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 3, 1948
Terry Deremer 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1949
Al Dodson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 23, 1950 Newport, RI, US
Valentino Gamber 22 S R 6' 2.0" 190 1949
Michael Graham 23 S R 6' 2.0" 200 1948
Bryan Hartman 21 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1950
Greg Harts 21 L L 6' 0.0" 168 Apr 21, 1950 Atlanta, GA, US
John Jagutis 26 S R 5' 10.0" 168 Jun 24, 1945
Wayne Kirby 20 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 12, 1951 Santa Cruz, CA, US
Daniel Murphy 22 R R 6' 2.0" 220 1949
Joe Nolan 20 L R 5' 11.0" 175 May 12, 1951 St. Louis, MO, US
Ray Nygard 22 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 5, 1949 Superior, WI, US
Mitchell Olson 21 S R 6' 0.0" 175 1950
Gregorio Perez 19 L L 5' 11.0" 145 Nov 17, 1951 Vega Alta, PR
Nelson Pichardo 21 R R 5' 9.0" 132 May 5, 1950
Lawrence Potash 23 L L 5' 11.0" 170 1948
Cecil Reynolds 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1952
Dave Schneck 22 L L 5' 10.0" 200 Jun 18, 1949 Allentown, PA, US
Tommie Sheppard 22 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jul 16, 1948 Ash Flat, AR, US
Steve Sibley 23 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 16, 1948
Roy Staiger 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 6, 1950 Tulsa, OK, US
Ron Stewart 21 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Oct 13, 1949 Eau Claire, WI, US
George Theodore 24 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Nov 13, 1946 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Al Wihtol 22 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 25, 1948 Van Nuys, CA, US
Paul Womble 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 30, 1949 Kansas City, KS, US

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