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1979 Omaha Royals

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (West)
Overall: 65-71
Scored 565 runs, Allowed 621 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-74

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Gordon MacKenzie
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
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 Mark Ballinger 30 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 German Barranca* 22 122 549 472 79 120 18 7 8 49 75 17 66 42 .254 .344 .373 .717 176 1 6 4
3 Gary Christenson* 26 51 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
4 Jerry Cram 31 35 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Dave Cripe 28 131 555 479 66 119 26 2 6 46 8 2 57 58 .248 .332 .349 .681 167 5 10 4
6 Todd Cruz 23 23 95 91 14 24 4 2 7 21 2 1 3 15 .264 .287 .582 .870 53 0 1 0
7 Puchy Delgado# 25 36 151 131 17 24 5 1 0 17 6 3 15 20 .183 .277 .237 .514 31 2 3 0 Stats for 2 teams
8 Bob Detherage 24 97 313 267 30 63 8 5 5 34 13 5 40 70 .236 .335 .360 .695 96 1 3 2
9 George Enright 25 35 123 107 10 28 6 1 0 9 2 1 8 17 .262 .331 .336 .667 36 3 5 0
10 Jim Gaudet 24 109 406 371 33 97 13 1 6 33 3 6 24 40 .261 .313 .350 .664 130 4 7 0
11 Kevin Gillen* 22 101 365 322 41 79 18 3 4 38 1 3 36 32 .245 .320 .357 .678 115 1 3 3
12 Clint Hurdle* 21 68 272 220 30 52 13 0 6 29 2 4 49 42 .236 .379 .377 .756 83 2 0 1
13 Tim Ireland# 26 109 449 370 53 97 16 1 5 33 23 9 58 42 .262 .372 .351 .723 130 7 13 1
14 Rudy Kinard 29 114 402 355 26 58 8 3 0 26 7 0 26 44 .163 .219 .203 .422 72 0 19 2
15 Jim Nettles* 32 133 566 477 65 122 31 4 17 86 14 8 83 78 .256 .366 .444 .810 212 2 0 4
16 Darrell Parker 23 24 91 84 14 19 2 1 1 6 2 1 4 16 .226 .256 .310 .565 26 0 1 2
17 Ken Phelps* 24 130 538 430 71 114 26 3 20 77 4 4 98 72 .265 .406 .479 .885 206 6 1 3
18 Joe Zdeb 26 73 281 241 25 54 7 1 3 26 5 2 37 36 .224 .329 .299 .627 72 1 1 1
18 Players 25.5 136 5073 4341 565 1058 197 34 88 522 163 64 597 614 .244 .338 .366 .704 1587 35 73 27 33
* - 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 Mark Ballinger 30 5 9 .357 4.61 28 16 3 1 1 127.0 138 77 65 12 62 2 70 6 0 9 1.575 9.8 0.9 4.4 5.0 1.13
2 Gary Christenson* 26 4 3 .571 2.57 51 1 0 0 7 91.0 69 33 26 5 43 7 63 3 2 3 1.231 6.8 0.5 4.3 6.2 1.47
3 Jerry Cram 31 2 8 .200 4.34 34 3 1 0 5 83.0 85 47 40 10 24 3 33 3 0 2 1.313 9.2 1.1 2.6 3.6 1.38
4 Ken Cvejdlik 22 7 6 .538 4.58 17 17 3 1 0 108.0 125 57 55 14 34 1 38 4 1 4 1.472 10.4 1.2 2.8 3.2 1.12
5 Mark Daly* 24 7 13 .350 4.27 25 25 5 2 0 156.0 176 88 74 10 85 0 68 6 1 3 1.673 10.2 0.6 4.9 3.9 0.80
6 Craig Eaton 24 12 8 .600 3.33 26 26 8 1 0 189.0 185 85 70 12 48 1 61 2 0 2 1.233 8.8 0.6 2.3 2.9 1.27
7 Steve Hamrick* 27 1 4 .200 5.76 5 5 0 0 0 25.0 34 18 16 3 15 0 8 0 0 4 1.960 12.2 1.1 5.4 2.9 0.53
8 Renie Martin 23 6 2 .750 3.14 33 0 0 0 7 63.0 56 27 22 5 38 8 47 0 1 3 1.492 8.0 0.7 5.4 6.7 1.24
9 Randy McGilberry 25 9 7 .563 4.78 23 15 3 0 0 111.0 115 62 59 14 46 2 45 1 0 1 1.450 9.3 1.1 3.7 3.6 0.98
10 Mike Morley* 20 3 2 .600 4.81 10 10 1 1 0 58.0 63 32 31 8 24 1 34 4 0 1 1.500 9.8 1.2 3.7 5.3 1.42
11 Bill Paschall 25 7 8 .467 4.65 18 18 4 0 0 118.0 144 80 61 17 28 1 53 3 1 6 1.458 11.0 1.3 2.1 4.0 1.89
12 Dan Quisenberry 26 2 1 .667 3.60 26 0 0 0 5 35.0 29 15 14 1 10 1 16 1 0 0 1.114 7.5 0.3 2.6 4.1 1.60
12 Players 25.4 65 71 .478 4.09 136 136 108 28 7 25 1165.0 1219 621 530 111 457 27 536 33 6 38 1.439 9.4 0.9 3.5 4.1 1.17
* - 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
Jim Gaudet 105 474 51 14 6 .974 5.00 6
George Enright 35 131 15 3 4 .980 4.17 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Phelps 128 1129 80 13 111 .989 9.45
Jim Nettles 9 62 10 1 3 .986 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Ireland 98 225 273 19 68 .963 5.08
German Barranca 33 66 86 3 16 .981 4.61
Rudy Kinard 13 29 35 3 10 .955 4.92

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Cripe 131 113 256 19 19 .951 2.82
Tim Ireland 6 6 16 1 3 .957 3.67

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Kinard 101 157 266 19 57 .957 4.19
Todd Cruz 23 47 86 5 19 .964 5.78
German Barranca 14 13 29 2 2 .955 3.00
Tim Ireland 3 2 10 0 0 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Nettles 109 253 6 6 1 .977 2.38
Bob Detherage 93 248 11 4 1 .985 2.78
Kevin Gillen 81 132 7 0 0 1.000 1.72
Joe Zdeb 69 134 1 4 0 .971 1.96
Clint Hurdle 66 124 14 4 4 .972 2.09
Puchy Delgado 34 92 1 1 1 .989 2.74 Stats for 2 teams
Darrell Parker 5 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Christenson 51 5 24 2 1 .935 0.57
Jerry Cram 34 6 13 1 1 .950 0.56
Renie Martin 33 5 11 2 2 .889 0.48
Mark Ballinger 28 13 24 2 2 .949 1.32
Craig Eaton 26 11 29 1 1 .976 1.54
Dan Quisenberry 26 4 9 1 2 .929 0.50
Mark Daly 25 6 30 1 2 .973 1.44
Randy McGilberry 23 15 13 3 1 .903 1.22
Bill Paschall 18 10 13 0 1 1.000 1.28
Ken Cvejdlik 17 8 12 0 1 1.000 1.18
Mike Morley 10 3 7 0 0 1.000 1.00
Steve Hamrick 5 3 8 0 0 1.000 2.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mark Ballinger 30 R R 6' 6.0" 205 Jan 31, 1949 Glendale, CA, US
German Barranca 22 L R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 19, 1956 Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Gary Christenson 26 L L 6' 5.0" 200 May 5, 1953 Mineola, NY, US
Jerry Cram 31 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 9, 1947 Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 7, 1951 Ramona, CA, US
Todd Cruz 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 23, 1955 Highland Park, MI, US
Ken Cvejdlik 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 16, 1957 Omaha, NE, US
Mark Daly 24 R L 6' 1.0" 197 Sep 11, 1954 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Puchy Delgado 25 S L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 2, 1954 Hatillo, PR
Bob Detherage 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 20, 1954 Springfield, MO, US
Craig Eaton 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 7, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
George Enright 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 9, 1954 New Britain, CT, US
Jim Gaudet 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 3, 1955 New Orleans, LA, US
Kevin Gillen 22 L L 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 20, 1957
Steve Hamrick 27 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 17, 1952
Clint Hurdle 21 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 30, 1957 Big Rapids, MI, US
Tim Ireland 26 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 14, 1953 Oakland, CA, US
Rudy Kinard 29 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Oct 27, 1949
Renie Martin 23 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Aug 30, 1955 Dover, DE, US
Randy McGilberry 25 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 29, 1953 Mobile, AL, US
Mike Morley 20 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 18, 1959
Jim Nettles 32 L L 6' 0.0" 186 Mar 2, 1947 San Diego, CA, US
Darrell Parker 23 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Nov 3, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Paschall 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 22, 1954 Norfolk, VA, US
Ken Phelps 24 L L 6' 1.0" 209 Aug 6, 1954 Seattle, WA, US
Dan Quisenberry 26 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 7, 1953 Santa Monica, CA, US
Joe Zdeb 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1953 Compton, IL, US

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