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1977 Wichita Aeros

1977 > Class AAA > 1977 American Association (West)
Overall: 68-64
Scored 646 runs, Allowed 629 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-64

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Harry Dunlop
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1976 / 1978

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 Mike Adams 28 120 465 371 77 119 23 5 23 91 24 5 80 70 .321 .438 .596 1.034 221 4 2 8
2 Larry Anderson 24 42 33 31 4 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 18 .097 .152 .194 .345 6 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Pete Broberg 27 14 36 33 6 8 3 0 2 8 0 0 0 10 .242 .265 .515 .780 17 1 2 0
4 Ed Crosby* 28 70 252 228 29 67 6 5 3 26 1 1 22 28 .294 .361 .404 .765 92 2 0 0
5 Bobby Darwin 34 25 100 79 16 21 2 0 7 19 0 1 19 26 .266 .410 .557 .967 44 1 0 1
6 Joe Decker 30 14 36 31 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .194 .194 .226 .419 7 0 5 0
7 William Droege 26 3 5 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 1.000 1.400 5 0 0 0
8 Keith Drumright* 22 84 288 268 37 77 10 4 0 17 4 2 17 16 .287 .329 .354 .683 95 0 2 1
9 Jim Dwyer* 27 130 588 464 113 154 38 12 18 70 28 13 108 40 .332 .459 .582 1.041 270 6 4 6
10 Ken Frailing* 29 15 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 1 0
11 Dave Geisel* 22 28 29 27 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 .148 .148 .148 .296 4 0 2 0
12 Mike Gordon# 23 112 403 337 46 77 19 3 9 54 0 5 59 74 .228 .344 .383 .727 129 1 5 1
13 Steve Hamrick 25 27 48 35 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 12 .114 .184 .114 .298 4 0 10 0
14 Kent Jacobson* 26 118 448 397 48 113 17 4 10 73 0 1 40 54 .285 .353 .423 .776 168 4 3 4
15 Rick Jones* 22 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
16 Dennis Lamp 24 20 54 42 8 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 10 .214 .327 .238 .565 10 0 5 0
17 Donnie Moore* 23 11 29 25 2 6 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 8 .240 .269 .360 .629 9 0 3 0
18 Mark Obal 21 6 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Gerry Pirtle 29 53 19 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .059 .158 .059 .217 1 0 0 0
20 Gaylen Pitts 31 5 15 12 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 3 4 .167 .333 .333 .667 4 0 0 0
21 Willie Prall* 27 22 20 18 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 9 .278 .350 .333 .683 6 0 0 0
22 Ed Putman 23 82 275 234 31 62 11 0 7 30 3 0 33 39 .265 .363 .402 .764 94 4 2 2
23 George Riley* 20 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
24 Chuck Rogers* 23 28 67 57 10 12 2 0 2 11 0 0 3 15 .211 .246 .351 .597 20 0 6 1
25 Dave Schneck* 28 118 443 391 57 94 19 1 14 54 9 4 43 77 .240 .317 .402 .719 157 3 2 4
26 Mike Sember 24 103 367 322 46 79 11 1 6 27 4 3 40 107 .245 .326 .342 .668 110 0 2 3
27 Douglas Stodgel 28 66 185 161 21 38 7 1 5 25 1 1 20 10 .236 .320 .385 .706 62 0 4 0
28 Scot Thompson* 21 124 500 446 77 136 24 5 11 54 8 3 45 42 .305 .369 .455 .824 203 2 4 3
29 Jim Todd* 29 19 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0
30 Robert Umfleet* 24 48 147 126 7 27 4 1 0 12 2 0 17 23 .214 .303 .262 .565 33 0 2 2
31 Oscar Zamora 32 59 16 13 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .462 .692 6 0 3 0
31 Players 25.4 132 4869 4168 646 1126 199 43 120 589 84 40 568 719 .270 .359 .425 .784 1771 28 69 36 20
* - 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 Larry Anderson 24 5 2 .714 3.36 42 6 0 0 3 99.0 75 48 37 5 60 4 93 5 0 13 1.364 6.8 0.5 5.5 8.5 1.55 Stats for 2 teams
2 Pete Broberg 27 6 5 .545 5.38 13 13 4 1 0 87.0 91 61 52 13 30 0 64 0 0 3 1.391 9.4 1.3 3.1 6.6 2.13
3 Joe Decker 30 5 7 .417 4.70 14 14 3 0 0 90.0 94 52 47 5 28 1 54 0 0 3 1.356 9.4 0.5 2.8 5.4 1.93
4 Ken Frailing* 29 1 2 .333 4.30 15 2 0 0 0 23.0 33 16 11 1 5 0 12 0 0 1 1.652 12.9 0.4 2.0 4.7 2.40
5 Dave Geisel* 22 4 6 .400 4.40 28 12 3 0 1 94.0 95 49 46 9 62 1 57 1 0 4 1.670 9.1 0.9 5.9 5.5 0.92
6 Steve Hamrick* 25 6 11 .353 4.87 27 23 3 1 0 135.0 137 91 73 18 72 4 96 0 0 2 1.548 9.1 1.2 4.8 6.4 1.33
7 Rick Jones* 22 0 2 .000 5.54 5 1 0 0 0 13.0 12 9 8 2 6 0 3 0 0 2 1.385 8.3 1.4 4.2 2.1 0.50
8 Dennis Lamp 24 11 4 .733 2.93 20 17 6 2 0 129.0 116 54 42 8 23 1 52 4 1 0 1.078 8.1 0.6 1.6 3.6 2.26
9 Donnie Moore 23 4 4 .500 4.91 11 11 2 0 0 66.0 68 38 36 7 22 0 34 1 0 0 1.364 9.3 1.0 3.0 4.6 1.55
10 Gerry Pirtle 29 6 7 .462 4.22 53 1 0 0 4 98.0 106 50 46 7 44 5 90 1 1 5 1.531 9.7 0.6 4.0 8.3 2.05
11 Willie Prall* 27 3 4 .429 6.60 22 8 1 0 1 60.0 66 49 44 8 38 0 33 0 2 2 1.733 9.9 1.2 5.7 5.0 0.87
12 George Riley* 20 0 0 4.85 9 0 0 0 0 13.0 15 7 7 0 8 0 11 0 0 0 1.769 10.4 0.0 5.5 7.6 1.38
13 Chuck Rogers 23 11 9 .550 4.39 28 27 7 1 0 168.0 192 96 82 17 44 3 74 4 3 3 1.405 10.3 0.9 2.4 4.0 1.68
14 Jim Todd 29 3 0 1.000 1.33 19 0 0 0 7 27.0 21 4 4 2 9 0 16 0 0 2 1.111 7.0 0.7 3.0 5.3 1.78
15 Oscar Zamora 32 7 2 .778 4.39 59 0 0 0 17 80.0 81 40 39 13 17 0 42 1 0 2 1.225 9.1 1.5 1.9 4.7 2.47
15 Players 26.4 68 64 .515 4.50 132 132 103 29 5 30 1097.0 1140 629 548 110 426 15 652 13 7 31 1.428 9.4 0.9 3.5 5.3 1.53
* - 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
Mike Gordon 102 529 48 12 9 .980 5.66 3
Ed Putman 32 150 20 3 1 .983 5.31 6
Douglas Stodgel 7 25 2 0 0 1.000 3.86 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scot Thompson 98 884 60 6 93 .994 9.63
Ed Putman 35 313 20 1 27 .997 9.51
Ed Crosby 2 16 3 0 1 1.000 9.50
Robert Umfleet 1 5 1 0 1 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Drumright 76 148 226 11 49 .971 4.92
Mike Adams 45 97 113 6 26 .972 4.67
Ed Crosby 24 34 45 3 10 .963 3.29
Gaylen Pitts 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Robert Umfleet 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Adams 62 41 124 6 8 .965 2.66
Douglas Stodgel 39 24 62 6 7 .935 2.21
Robert Umfleet 38 31 67 8 1 .925 2.58
Ed Crosby 6 4 1 0 0 1.000 0.83
Gaylen Pitts 2 4 2 1 0 .857 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Sember 99 143 296 24 67 .948 4.43
Ed Crosby 35 54 99 12 25 .927 4.37
Mark Obal 3 6 3 0 2 1.000 3.00
Douglas Stodgel 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Dwyer 130 245 6 8 1 .969 1.93
Dave Schneck 112 202 10 5 3 .977 1.89
Kent Jacobson 109 163 1 6 1 .965 1.50
Bobby Darwin 24 44 2 2 1 .958 1.92
Scot Thompson 22 36 2 1 1 .974 1.73
Mike Adams 11 15 0 1 0 .938 1.36
William Droege 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Ed Putman 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Oscar Zamora 59 7 16 0 0 1.000 0.39
Gerry Pirtle 53 6 18 2 0 .923 0.45
Larry Anderson 42 6 14 4 1 .833 0.48 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Geisel 28 1 17 1 0 .947 0.64
Chuck Rogers 28 12 37 2 5 .961 1.75
Steve Hamrick 27 7 31 2 5 .950 1.41
Willie Prall 22 0 10 1 1 .909 0.45
Dennis Lamp 20 9 35 0 0 1.000 2.20
Jim Todd 19 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.47
Ken Frailing 15 0 7 3 0 .700 0.47
Joe Decker 14 9 14 1 1 .958 1.64
Pete Broberg 13 4 9 2 1 .867 1.00
Donnie Moore 11 9 17 2 0 .929 2.36
George Riley 9 3 6 0 0 1.000 1.00
Rick Jones 5 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Adams 28 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jul 24, 1948 Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Anderson 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 3, 1952 Maywood, CA, US
Pete Broberg 27 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 2, 1950 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Ed Crosby 28 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 26, 1949 Long Beach, CA, US
Bobby Darwin 34 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 16, 1943 Los Angeles, CA, US
Joe Decker 30 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 16, 1947 Storm Lake, IA, US
William Droege 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 24, 1951
Keith Drumright 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 21, 1954 Springfield, MO, US
Jim Dwyer 27 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 3, 1950 Evergreen Park, IL, US
Ken Frailing 29 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 19, 1948 Madison, WI, US
Dave Geisel 22 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 18, 1955 Windber, PA, US
Mike Gordon 23 S R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 11, 1953 Leominster, MA, US
Steve Hamrick 25 R L 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 17, 1952
Kent Jacobson 26 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 1, 1951 Fargo, ND, US
Rick Jones 22 L L 6' 5.0" 190 Apr 16, 1955 Jacksonville, FL, US
Dennis Lamp 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 23, 1952 Los Angeles, CA, US
Donnie Moore 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 13, 1954 Lubbock, TX, US
Mark Obal 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1956
Gerry Pirtle 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1947 Tulsa, OK, US
Gaylen Pitts 31 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jun 6, 1946 Wichita, KS, US
Willie Prall 27 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 20, 1950 Hackensack, NJ, US
Ed Putman 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 25, 1953 Los Angeles, CA, US
George Riley 20 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 6, 1956 Philadelphia, PA, US
Chuck Rogers 23 L R 6' 6.0" 215 Nov 5, 1953 Findlay, OH, US
Dave Schneck 28 L L 5' 10.0" 200 Jun 18, 1949 Allentown, PA, US
Mike Sember 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 24, 1953 Hammond, IN, US
Douglas Stodgel 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 29, 1948
Scot Thompson 21 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 7, 1955 Grove City, PA, US
Jim Todd 29 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 21, 1947 Lancaster, PA, US
Robert Umfleet 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 1953
Oscar Zamora 32 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Sep 23, 1944 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU

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