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1978 Evansville Triplets

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 American Association (East)
Overall: 78-58
Scored 675 runs, Allowed 571 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-58

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Les Moss
Represented: Evansville, IN
Ballpark: Bosse Field (Evansville, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Adams 26 105 391 353 42 72 13 3 5 40 2 0 31 46 .204 .276 .300 .576 106 5 0 2
2 Tom Brookens 24 65 229 206 27 58 11 1 6 25 9 3 21 36 .282 .351 .432 .783 89 1 1 0
3 Sheldon Burnside 23 41 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Dwight Carter 27 5 6 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 .200 .333 .400 .733 2 0 0 0
5 Boots Day* 30 105 365 313 42 74 14 1 3 40 2 1 39 54 .236 .318 .316 .634 99 2 3 8
6 Mark DeJohn# 24 100 327 289 25 68 3 2 1 27 2 2 28 46 .235 .302 .270 .572 78 1 6 3
7 John Doherty* 26 68 261 240 30 57 12 1 6 38 3 2 17 22 .238 .286 .371 .657 89 0 2 2
8 Marvin Garrison 21 4 9 9 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 3 0 0 0
9 Dan Gonzales* 24 107 420 364 54 111 25 4 6 66 11 1 45 37 .305 .386 .445 .831 162 4 5 2
10 Garry Grafton 22 37 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 Al Greene* 23 35 140 119 26 34 6 2 11 33 0 0 18 22 .286 .377 .647 1.024 77 0 2 1
12 Glenn Gulliver* 23 28 100 83 12 23 4 0 4 12 2 1 13 7 .277 .381 .470 .851 39 1 3 0
13 Bruce Kimm 27 127 445 389 61 94 16 1 8 49 8 9 45 48 .242 .327 .350 .677 136 5 5 1
14 Jerry Manuel# 24 114 490 430 65 113 18 5 7 50 8 10 50 83 .263 .346 .377 .722 162 5 4 1
15 Steve Patchin 28 98 350 305 41 95 18 2 13 62 2 2 42 53 .311 .394 .511 .906 156 1 0 2
16 Rick Peters# 22 135 576 463 92 128 28 8 2 48 25 14 92 52 .276 .401 .384 .786 178 7 10 4
17 Chuck Scrivener 30 93 372 328 52 86 21 3 9 46 4 3 32 63 .262 .327 .427 .754 140 2 5 5
18 Charlie Spikes 27 16 64 50 8 16 3 2 2 11 3 0 9 9 .320 .438 .580 1.018 29 3 0 2
19 Dave Stegman 24 135 564 462 95 122 30 1 14 67 17 8 87 85 .264 .386 .424 .810 196 7 4 4
20 Dave Tobik 25 33 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Pat Underwood* 21 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
21 Players 25.4 136 5114 4411 675 1155 223 36 97 617 99 56 571 668 .262 .350 .395 .744 1741 44 51 37 35
* - 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 Fernando Arroyo 26 4 10 .286 4.11 20 19 3 0 0 105.0 124 56 48 7 30 2 45 2 1 4 1.467 10.6 0.6 2.6 3.9 1.50
2 Steve Baker 21 8 1 .889 3.21 16 16 4 3 0 101.0 93 39 36 3 53 0 87 5 0 4 1.446 8.3 0.3 4.7 7.8 1.64
3 Sheldon Burnside* 23 14 5 .737 3.52 41 18 4 0 1 161.0 184 82 63 16 51 9 100 2 2 7 1.460 10.3 0.9 2.9 5.6 1.96
4 Mike Chris* 20 3 3 .500 3.07 8 7 2 0 0 41.0 38 23 14 3 23 1 21 2 1 1 1.488 8.3 0.7 5.0 4.6 0.91
5 Jim Crawford* 27 1 2 .333 7.50 5 3 0 0 0 18.0 29 15 15 5 8 1 12 0 0 0 2.056 14.5 2.5 4.0 6.0 1.50
6 Boots Day* 30 0 2 .000 2.40 14 2 1 0 0 30.0 27 12 8 3 17 1 21 0 0 1 1.467 8.1 0.9 5.1 6.3 1.24
7 Ed Glynn* 25 3 2 .600 3.32 27 0 0 0 3 38.0 32 14 14 3 32 11 28 1 1 5 1.684 7.6 0.7 7.6 6.6 0.88
8 Garry Grafton 22 4 6 .400 3.94 37 0 0 0 5 80.0 76 39 35 7 36 1 56 1 1 3 1.400 8.6 0.8 4.0 6.3 1.56
9 John Murphy* 20 5 1 .833 3.21 13 12 2 0 0 70.0 55 28 25 4 26 0 49 0 1 1 1.157 7.1 0.5 3.3 6.3 1.88
10 Dan Petry 19 4 3 .571 4.56 13 13 2 1 0 71.0 59 38 36 4 33 1 50 2 0 2 1.296 7.5 0.5 4.2 6.3 1.52
11 Bob Sykes* 23 4 0 1.000 1.41 4 4 3 1 0 32.0 26 7 5 2 9 0 12 1 1 0 1.094 7.3 0.6 2.5 3.4 1.33
12 Bruce Taylor 25 4 7 .364 4.57 41 0 0 0 9 65.0 55 42 33 3 41 9 53 7 2 2 1.477 7.6 0.4 5.7 7.3 1.29
13 Dave Tobik 25 5 4 .556 3.42 33 0 0 0 9 79.0 71 43 30 9 26 4 70 0 0 4 1.228 8.1 1.0 3.0 8.0 2.69
14 Ralph Treuel 23 2 3 .400 5.91 7 4 1 0 0 32.0 46 23 21 5 10 1 6 3 0 2 1.750 12.9 1.4 2.8 1.7 0.60
15 Pat Underwood* 21 5 5 .500 4.15 20 18 2 0 0 104.0 116 57 48 6 31 3 73 1 0 4 1.413 10.0 0.5 2.7 6.3 2.35
16 Stephen Viefhaus 22 1 1 .500 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
17 Kip Young 23 11 3 .786 3.02 20 20 9 0 0 140.0 128 52 47 14 41 1 88 5 3 3 1.207 8.2 0.9 2.6 5.7 2.15
17 Players 23.2 78 58 .574 3.67 136 136 103 33 9 27 1168.0 1160 571 476 94 468 45 772 33 13 43 1.394 8.9 0.7 3.6 5.9 1.65
* - 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
Bruce Kimm 124 699 75 7 9 .991 6.24 7
Steve Patchin 27 101 14 4 1 .966 4.26 10
Bob Adams 8 17 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 1
Dave Stegman 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Doherty 61 515 32 6 44 .989 8.97
Bob Adams 40 303 17 8 41 .976 8.00
Steve Patchin 33 259 22 6 19 .979 8.52
Boots Day 12 70 6 1 6 .987 6.33
Tom Brookens 7 35 5 1 1 .976 5.71
Marvin Garrison 3 11 1 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Manuel 113 262 319 20 69 .967 5.14
Chuck Scrivener 15 30 50 0 11 1.000 5.33
Tom Brookens 8 10 12 2 3 .917 2.75
Mark DeJohn 5 8 11 1 3 .950 3.80
Rick Peters 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Adams 54 43 85 17 7 .883 2.37
Tom Brookens 44 31 83 17 9 .870 2.59
Mark DeJohn 33 16 60 1 8 .987 2.30
Glenn Gulliver 24 18 40 4 3 .935 2.42
Rick Peters 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Scrivener 79 117 244 16 43 .958 4.57
Mark DeJohn 61 93 167 10 27 .963 4.26
Glenn Gulliver 2 2 3 1 0 .833 2.50
Jerry Manuel 2 2 2 0 1 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Stegman 134 297 8 3 0 .990 2.28
Rick Peters 116 198 5 8 2 .962 1.75
Dan Gonzales 98 157 2 3 0 .981 1.62
Boots Day 56 103 9 2 2 .982 2.00
Bob Adams 9 6 0 1 0 .857 0.67
Charlie Spikes 7 15 0 0 0 1.000 2.14
Al Greene 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Dwight Carter 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sheldon Burnside 41 10 24 0 1 1.000 0.83
Bruce Taylor 41 8 10 1 0 .947 0.44
Garry Grafton 37 0 10 2 0 .833 0.27
Dave Tobik 33 4 10 1 0 .933 0.42
Ed Glynn 27 0 6 1 0 .857 0.22
Fernando Arroyo 20 14 15 2 2 .935 1.45
Pat Underwood 20 6 13 1 0 .950 0.95
Kip Young 20 7 31 5 3 .884 1.90
Steve Baker 16 6 8 0 0 1.000 0.88
Boots Day 14 2 6 0 1 1.000 0.57
John Murphy 13 3 6 4 0 .692 0.69
Dan Petry 13 10 17 0 4 1.000 2.08
Mike Chris 8 3 7 1 0 .909 1.25
Ralph Treuel 7 0 5 0 1 1.000 0.71
Jim Crawford 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bob Sykes 4 5 10 0 0 1.000 3.75
Stephen Viefhaus 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Adams 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 6, 1952 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Fernando Arroyo 26 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 21, 1952 Sacramento, CA, US
Steve Baker 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 30, 1956 Eugene, OR, US
Tom Brookens 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 10, 1953 Chambersburg, PA, US
Sheldon Burnside 23 R L 6' 5.0" 200 Dec 22, 1954 South Bend, IN, US
Dwight Carter 27 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jun 10, 1951 Little Rock, AR, US
Mike Chris 20 L L 6' 3.0" 180 Oct 8, 1957 Santa Monica, CA, US
Jim Crawford 27 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 29, 1950 Chicago, IL, US
Boots Day 30 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Aug 31, 1947 Ilion, NY, US
Mark DeJohn 24 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 18, 1953 Middletown, CT, US
John Doherty 26 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 22, 1951 Woburn, MA, US
Marvin Garrison 21 R R 6' 5.0" 175 1957
Ed Glynn 25 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 3, 1953 New York, NY, US
Dan Gonzales 24 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 30, 1953 Whittier, CA, US
Garry Grafton 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 14, 1955 Sewickley, PA, US
Al Greene 23 L R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 9, 1954 Detroit, MI, US
Glenn Gulliver 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 15, 1954 Detroit, MI, US
Bruce Kimm 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 29, 1951 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Jerry Manuel 24 S R 6' 0.0" 165 Dec 23, 1953 Hahira, GA, US
John Murphy 20 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Aug 7, 1957
Steve Patchin 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 26, 1950 Joplin, MO, US
Rick Peters 22 S R 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 21, 1955 Lynwood, CA, US
Dan Petry 19 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Nov 13, 1958 Palo Alto, CA, US
Chuck Scrivener 30 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 3, 1947 Alexandria, VA, US
Charlie Spikes 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 23, 1951 Bogalusa, LA, US
Dave Stegman 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 30, 1954 Inglewood, CA, US
Bob Sykes 23 S L 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 11, 1954 Neptune, NJ, US
Bruce Taylor 25 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Apr 16, 1953 Holden, MA, US
Dave Tobik 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 2, 1953 Euclid, OH, US
Ralph Treuel 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jun 7, 1955 Elyria, OH, US
Pat Underwood 21 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 9, 1957 Kokomo, IN, US
Stephen Viefhaus 22 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 28, 1955
Kip Young 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 29, 1954 Georgetown, OH, US

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