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1972 Knoxville Sox

1972 > Class AA > 1972 Southern League (West)
Overall: 76-64
Scored 650 runs, Allowed 549 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-59

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Sparks
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1973

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 Michael Atkinson 20 21 40 35 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 .086 .135 .086 .221 3 0 3 0
2 Mike Baldwin* 24 11 33 24 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 11 .167 .355 .167 .522 4 0 2 0
3 Rusty Bourg 24 27 14 14 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .214 .214 .214 .429 3 0 0 0
4 Dennis Deck* 22 24 56 48 1 5 1 0 1 6 0 0 3 18 .104 .157 .188 .344 9 0 5 0
5 Bucky Dent 20 125 526 453 58 134 10 6 6 56 6 6 53 56 .296 .373 .384 .757 174 5 11 4
6 Brian Downing 21 135 536 442 75 123 24 7 15 67 3 3 82 112 .278 .390 .466 .856 206 3 3 6
7 Sam Ewing* 23 86 353 314 46 94 20 1 9 54 5 1 35 80 .299 .372 .455 .828 143 2 1 1
8 Lambert Ford* 23 61 162 142 23 35 3 3 2 9 4 2 19 23 .246 .333 .352 .685 50 0 0 1
9 Jim Geddes 23 14 23 20 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .050 .136 .100 .236 2 0 1 0
10 Jerry Hairston# 20 132 530 459 82 134 19 9 10 64 10 7 61 74 .292 .374 .438 .812 201 3 1 6
11 Steven Houck* 24 34 95 78 11 11 1 1 0 6 1 2 15 14 .141 .274 .179 .453 14 0 0 2
12 Bart Johnson 22 13 49 47 5 13 6 0 0 4 0 0 1 14 .277 .306 .404 .710 19 1 0 0
13 Lamar Johnson 21 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
14 Ade Kenary 24 34 25 23 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 10 .174 .200 .174 .374 4 0 0 1
15 Bruce Kimm 21 119 426 353 51 91 5 3 9 55 4 0 65 58 .258 .373 .365 .738 129 2 2 4
16 Jimmy Lee* 23 11 9 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 1 0
17 David Leisman 22 15 35 27 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 8 16 .148 .343 .222 .565 6 0 0 0
18 James MacDonnell* 24 24 59 49 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 26 .020 .143 .020 .163 1 1 3 0
19 Mark Marquess# 25 38 110 86 18 23 2 2 0 9 0 0 21 6 .267 .417 .337 .754 29 1 2 0
20 Robert McCauley 23 9 17 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .063 .000 .063 0 0 1 0
21 Harold McClain* 19 7 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0 0
22 Jim Mueller* 25 98 376 347 38 86 9 3 3 38 4 4 22 49 .248 .294 .317 .611 110 2 2 3
23 Dan Neumeier 24 44 20 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .111 .111 .111 .222 2 0 2 0
24 Jorge Orta* 21 53 225 196 41 62 6 7 7 34 12 3 26 45 .316 .397 .526 .923 103 1 1 1
25 Gerardo Rodriguez 23 14 51 50 4 11 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 18 .220 .235 .340 .575 17 0 0 0
26 Paul Sands* 20 14 9 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 0 0 0
27 Ross Sapp* 24 103 337 310 43 82 10 2 1 31 11 5 21 51 .265 .314 .319 .634 99 2 3 1
28 Duane Shaffer 21 17 26 22 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 2 0
29 Bill Sharp* 22 44 153 137 20 39 8 5 2 24 0 1 12 10 .285 .340 .460 .800 63 0 3 1
30 Joseph Talley* 23 94 291 242 32 60 11 5 3 38 4 4 46 68 .248 .366 .372 .737 90 0 1 2
31 George Weimer 22 46 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
32 Hugh Yancy 21 134 577 500 82 147 16 5 6 60 41 13 65 39 .294 .376 .382 .758 191 1 10 1
32 Players 22.0 141 5191 4490 650 1174 155 60 75 565 105 51 581 892 .261 .347 .373 .720 1674 25 61 34 36
* - 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 Michael Atkinson 20 7 8 .467 3.76 21 21 6 1 0 115.0 100 58 48 8 62 3 70 2 3 8 1.409 7.8 0.6 4.9 5.5 1.13
2 Mike Baldwin* 24 5 3 .625 3.69 11 10 4 0 0 78.0 76 36 32 4 23 1 78 4 0 1 1.269 8.8 0.5 2.7 9.0 3.39
3 Rusty Bourg 24 5 3 .625 3.36 27 3 1 0 2 67.0 59 33 25 4 19 1 49 3 0 1 1.164 7.9 0.5 2.6 6.6 2.58
4 Dennis Deck* 22 10 8 .556 3.19 24 23 6 1 0 144.0 134 59 51 7 47 2 101 4 1 11 1.257 8.4 0.4 2.9 6.3 2.15
5 Jim Geddes 23 4 3 .571 4.50 14 10 2 1 0 66.0 81 42 33 2 30 1 47 0 0 5 1.682 11.0 0.3 4.1 6.4 1.57
6 Ade Kenary 24 6 5 .545 3.64 33 4 1 0 0 89.0 80 46 36 6 38 0 63 5 4 7 1.326 8.1 0.6 3.8 6.4 1.66
7 Jimmy Lee* 23 2 0 1.000 1.08 10 1 0 0 2 25.0 14 6 3 2 10 0 20 0 0 1 0.960 5.0 0.7 3.6 7.2 2.00
8 David Leisman 22 5 6 .455 2.44 15 14 3 1 0 96.0 89 36 26 6 8 1 58 4 0 5 1.010 8.3 0.6 0.8 5.4 7.25
9 James MacDonnell* 24 11 8 .579 2.88 24 22 10 3 1 153.0 138 60 49 6 40 3 87 2 0 9 1.163 8.1 0.4 2.4 5.1 2.18
10 Robert McCauley 23 4 0 1.000 4.60 9 8 1 0 0 45.0 44 27 23 4 16 0 22 3 0 1 1.333 8.8 0.8 3.2 4.4 1.38
11 Harold McClain* 19 2 3 .400 5.52 6 6 1 0 0 31.0 35 20 19 2 21 0 23 0 0 2 1.806 10.2 0.6 6.1 6.7 1.10
12 Dan Neumeier 24 2 6 .250 2.67 44 5 0 0 17 91.0 78 43 27 3 32 3 75 2 0 7 1.209 7.7 0.3 3.2 7.4 2.34
13 Paul Sands 20 1 3 .250 4.76 14 3 1 1 0 34.0 36 25 18 2 12 0 18 3 0 2 1.412 9.5 0.5 3.2 4.8 1.50
14 Duane Shaffer 21 4 3 .571 3.65 17 11 2 0 0 74.0 77 32 30 4 31 1 58 3 0 1 1.459 9.4 0.5 3.8 7.1 1.87
15 George Weimer 22 8 5 .615 2.34 46 0 0 0 11 77.0 59 26 20 4 21 4 53 3 0 2 1.039 6.9 0.5 2.5 6.2 2.52
15 Players 22.6 76 64 .543 3.34 141 141 103 38 11 33 1185.0 1100 549 440 64 410 20 822 38 8 63 1.274 8.4 0.5 3.1 6.2 2.00
* - 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 116 683 56 15 8 .980 6.37 11
Brian Downing 22 100 10 4 0 .965 5.00 3
Gerardo Rodriguez 14 77 6 1 0 .988 5.93 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Ewing 86 755 49 14 70 .983 9.35
Jerry Hairston 43 406 21 11 29 .975 9.93
Mark Marquess 15 108 14 0 14 1.000 8.13
Bart Johnson 1 12 1 0 0 1.000 13.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Hairston 73 166 202 14 43 .963 5.04
Jorge Orta 50 113 142 9 27 .966 5.10
Hugh Yancy 19 43 43 1 12 .989 4.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hugh Yancy 99 62 210 27 13 .910 2.75
Brian Downing 44 29 104 16 11 .893 3.02
Jerry Hairston 3 1 2 1 0 .750 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bucky Dent 125 167 437 31 66 .951 4.83
Hugh Yancy 16 22 42 5 9 .928 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Mueller 95 192 7 6 3 .971 2.09
Ross Sapp 79 137 4 1 0 .993 1.78
Brian Downing 78 121 9 1 1 .992 1.67
Joseph Talley 74 103 6 4 0 .965 1.47
Bill Sharp 42 77 3 4 0 .952 1.90
Lambert Ford 35 42 0 2 0 .955 1.20
Steven Houck 21 28 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
Mark Marquess 13 16 1 0 0 1.000 1.31
Bart Johnson 12 19 1 3 0 .870 1.67
Jerry Hairston 7 18 0 1 0 .947 2.57

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Weimer 46 8 11 1 1 .950 0.41
Dan Neumeier 44 5 10 1 1 .938 0.34
Ade Kenary 33 4 16 3 1 .870 0.61
Rusty Bourg 27 2 10 0 1 1.000 0.44
Dennis Deck 24 8 17 2 1 .926 1.04
James MacDonnell 24 2 18 1 2 .952 0.83
Michael Atkinson 21 5 15 0 1 1.000 0.95
Duane Shaffer 17 6 7 0 1 1.000 0.76
David Leisman 15 6 11 0 1 1.000 1.13
Jim Geddes 14 2 6 2 0 .800 0.57
Paul Sands 14 3 4 1 0 .875 0.50
Mike Baldwin 11 2 8 2 0 .833 0.91
Jimmy Lee 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
Robert McCauley 9 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.89
Harold McClain 6 0 12 1 0 .923 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Michael Atkinson 20 R R 6' 5.0" 180 Dec 20, 1951
Mike Baldwin 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 May 6, 1948
Rusty Bourg 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1948
Dennis Deck 22 L L 6' 0.0" 218 Feb 12, 1950
Bucky Dent 20 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Nov 25, 1951 Savannah, GA, US
Brian Downing 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 9, 1950 Los Angeles, CA, US
Sam Ewing 23 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 9, 1949 Lewisburg, TN, US
Lambert Ford 23 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 3, 1949 Vineland, NJ, US
Jim Geddes 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Mar 23, 1949 Columbus, OH, US
Jerry Hairston 20 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 16, 1952 Birmingham, AL, US
Steven Houck 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1948
Bart Johnson 22 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Jan 3, 1950 Torrance, CA, US
Lamar Johnson 21 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Sep 2, 1950 Bessemer, AL, US
Ade Kenary 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1948
Bruce Kimm 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 29, 1951 Cedar Rapids, IA, US
Jimmy Lee 23 L L 5' 11.0" 155 Oct 24, 1948
David Leisman 22 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Jun 14, 1950
James MacDonnell 24 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 3, 1947
Mark Marquess 25 S L 5' 11.0" 180 Mar 24, 1947 Stockton, CA, US
Robert McCauley 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1949
Harold McClain 19 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 6, 1952
Jim Mueller 25 L L 6' 0.0" 170 1947
Dan Neumeier 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 9, 1948 Shawano, WI, US
Jorge Orta 21 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 26, 1950 Mazatlan, Sinaloa, MX
Gerardo Rodriguez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1949
Paul Sands 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 11, 1951 VA, US
Ross Sapp 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1948
Duane Shaffer 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 27, 1950
Bill Sharp 22 L L 5' 10.0" 178 Jan 18, 1950 Lima, OH, US
Joseph Talley 23 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 16, 1948
George Weimer 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 6, 1949
Hugh Yancy 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 16, 1950 Sarasota, FL, US

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