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1971 Birmingham A's

1971 > Class AA > 1971 Dixie Association (Central)
Overall: 48-93
Scored 497 runs, Allowed 615 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-84

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL
Manager: Phil Cavarretta
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
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 Brien Bickerton* 21 20 26 24 2 6 3 0 0 4 0 0 2 8 .250 .308 .375 .683 9 0 0 0
2 Gil Blanco* 25 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
3 Roger Cain 21 135 542 480 57 99 19 1 16 43 2 6 57 216 .206 .297 .350 .647 168 5 0 0
4 Charles Chaney 22 87 273 259 26 57 10 1 7 27 6 4 11 68 .220 .253 .347 .600 90 1 0 2
5 Tom Cook 24 78 253 221 18 46 4 2 9 29 1 0 29 57 .208 .298 .367 .664 81 0 1 2
6 Buddy Copeland# 24 23 39 33 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 18 .121 .216 .152 .368 5 0 2 0
7 Marshal Crossan 21 33 42 38 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .105 .128 .132 .260 5 1 3 0
8 Gene Dusan# 21 118 421 363 41 103 16 3 0 43 0 1 53 46 .284 .373 .344 .717 125 1 0 4
9 Stephen Easton* 22 8 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 1 0
10 Sammy Ellis* 30 33 78 70 5 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 33 .157 .234 .171 .405 12 0 1 0
11 Chris Floethe 21 27 67 60 2 12 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 24 .200 .200 .250 .450 15 0 7 0
12 Bill Geiger 24 33 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 Orlando Gomez 25 42 119 107 9 18 1 0 4 11 0 0 12 20 .168 .252 .290 .542 31 0 0 0
14 John Hairston 26 69 254 223 32 62 17 4 5 32 2 0 28 41 .278 .360 .457 .817 102 1 1 1
15 Fred Kampf 24 17 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 0
16 Douglas King 24 79 317 290 40 88 11 1 13 40 2 0 26 31 .303 .363 .483 .846 140 1 0 0
17 Allan Lewis# 29 54 201 188 27 58 5 2 1 6 18 4 13 21 .309 .353 .372 .726 70 0 0 0
18 Sam Lovelace 22 141 613 549 67 134 21 3 5 45 14 13 52 67 .244 .311 .321 .632 176 4 3 5
19 John Major* 26 19 14 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 .100 .308 .100 .408 1 0 1 0
20 Gil Marcano 20 17 30 29 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 .207 .207 .241 .448 7 0 1 0
21 Paul Mastin 24 37 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 1 0
22 George McKenzie 26 87 345 326 20 83 15 0 0 19 2 1 18 28 .255 .294 .301 .594 98 0 1 0
23 Marty Miller# 22 12 21 17 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 .118 .286 .118 .403 2 0 0 0
24 Mike Olivo 26 24 22 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .095 .095 .095 .190 2 0 1 0
25 Jim Pamlanye 26 85 309 278 31 69 9 2 1 23 1 1 25 17 .248 .310 .306 .616 85 1 3 2
26 Joe Robinson 23 25 83 80 8 17 2 0 1 9 0 2 1 11 .213 .220 .275 .495 22 0 1 1
27 Reggie Sanders 21 118 468 439 52 104 19 4 16 65 2 3 23 82 .237 .278 .408 .686 179 3 0 3
28 Tommy Sandt 20 29 91 84 10 18 2 1 0 2 0 0 4 27 .214 .247 .262 .509 22 0 2 1
29 Tom Smith 24 22 24 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .043 .043 .043 .087 1 0 1 0
30 Manny Trillo 20 107 402 371 37 104 18 1 5 44 1 5 28 39 .280 .334 .375 .709 139 2 1 0
31 Stan Wojcik 26 17 32 29 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .069 .156 .069 .225 2 1 0 0
32 Don Yingling 27 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Players 23.0 141 5142 4659 497 1113 177 26 83 454 51 42 405 929 .239 .301 .341 .643 1591 22 34 22 25
* - 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 Brien Bickerton* 21 2 9 .182 5.74 20 12 2 1 2 69.0 62 54 44 6 72 2 57 3 0 4 1.942 8.1 0.8 9.4 7.4 0.79
2 Gil Blanco* 25 0 0 6.75 1 1 0 0 0 4.0 7 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.500 15.8 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
3 Buddy Copeland 24 3 6 .333 3.41 23 16 4 0 1 116.0 117 56 44 6 46 2 80 4 0 12 1.405 9.1 0.5 3.6 6.2 1.74
4 Marshal Crossan 21 7 7 .500 2.98 33 16 8 1 1 127.0 129 58 42 9 60 3 62 4 0 5 1.488 9.1 0.6 4.3 4.4 1.03
5 Stephen Easton* 22 1 4 .200 2.91 8 3 0 0 1 34.0 38 16 11 1 16 2 30 0 0 3 1.588 10.1 0.3 4.2 7.9 1.88
6 Sammy Ellis 30 11 15 .423 3.72 28 28 11 2 0 208.0 192 110 86 15 82 5 125 3 0 6 1.317 8.3 0.6 3.5 5.4 1.52
7 Chris Floethe 21 7 12 .368 3.52 27 26 6 0 0 174.0 130 80 68 16 123 1 225 3 1 12 1.454 6.7 0.8 6.4 11.6 1.83
8 Bill Geiger 24 4 2 .667 2.18 33 0 0 0 5 62.0 43 19 15 1 32 1 70 3 0 2 1.210 6.2 0.1 4.6 10.2 2.19
9 Mike Heinitz 22 0 1 .000 0.00 4 0 0 0 1 6.0 3 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0.833 4.5 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
10 Fred Kampf 24 0 6 .000 6.63 17 5 0 0 0 38.0 47 28 28 4 19 0 23 1 0 1 1.737 11.1 0.9 4.5 5.4 1.21
11 John Major* 26 1 4 .200 4.20 19 3 0 0 0 45.0 35 28 21 4 39 1 37 0 0 8 1.644 7.0 0.8 7.8 7.4 0.95
12 Gil Marcano 20 4 4 .500 1.82 17 13 3 0 0 89.0 66 26 18 5 36 0 70 4 0 3 1.146 6.7 0.5 3.6 7.1 1.94
13 Paul Mastin 24 4 4 .500 3.70 37 0 0 0 3 56.0 56 24 23 1 23 6 34 0 0 2 1.411 9.0 0.2 3.7 5.5 1.48
14 Mike Olivo 26 2 8 .200 3.56 24 8 3 0 1 86.0 95 40 34 9 23 1 60 0 0 1 1.372 9.9 0.9 2.4 6.3 2.61
15 Tom Smith 24 1 11 .083 5.54 22 10 0 0 0 78.0 88 59 48 8 55 3 53 1 1 4 1.833 10.2 0.9 6.3 6.1 0.96
16 Don Yingling 27 1 0 1.000 2.70 14 0 0 0 0 20.0 20 11 6 2 6 2 11 0 0 0 1.300 9.0 0.9 2.7 5.0 1.83
16 Players 23.8 48 93 .340 3.65 141 141 104 37 4 15 1212.0 1128 615 491 87 637 29 939 26 2 64 1.456 8.4 0.6 4.7 7.0 1.47
* - 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
Tom Cook 67 439 45 5 5 .990 7.22 4
Gene Dusan 54 331 25 5 1 .986 6.59 9
Orlando Gomez 32 239 27 9 1 .967 8.31 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reggie Sanders 114 855 54 21 74 .977 7.97
John Hairston 22 160 11 2 12 .988 7.77
Gene Dusan 10 86 7 2 8 .979 9.30

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Lovelace 139 312 339 24 68 .964 4.68
Joe Robinson 4 17 10 0 6 1.000 6.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Pamlanye 71 58 153 8 14 .963 2.97
Manny Trillo 61 55 95 14 8 .915 2.46
Joe Robinson 13 10 25 3 0 .921 2.69

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George McKenzie 71 113 186 26 38 .920 4.21
Manny Trillo 42 55 117 17 27 .910 4.10
Tommy Sandt 22 27 62 5 9 .947 4.05
Joe Robinson 5 8 13 7 2 .750 4.20
Sam Lovelace 2 5 10 1 2 .938 7.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Cain 134 343 13 9 3 .975 2.66
Douglas King 77 127 4 5 0 .963 1.70
Charles Chaney 69 96 3 7 0 .934 1.43
Allan Lewis 49 80 7 3 0 .967 1.78
Gene Dusan 43 60 6 3 1 .957 1.53
John Hairston 41 49 0 3 0 .942 1.20
George McKenzie 13 20 2 1 1 .957 1.69
Marty Miller 9 7 0 0 0 1.000 0.78
Stan Wojcik 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Mastin 37 8 13 0 0 1.000 0.57
Marshal Crossan 33 6 17 1 4 .958 0.70
Bill Geiger 33 1 7 1 0 .889 0.24
Sammy Ellis 28 11 23 5 2 .872 1.21
Chris Floethe 27 12 12 1 1 .960 0.89
Mike Olivo 24 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.42
Buddy Copeland 23 2 13 2 1 .882 0.65
Tom Smith 22 4 10 0 0 1.000 0.64
Brien Bickerton 20 5 12 1 1 .944 0.85
John Major 19 1 5 1 0 .857 0.32
Fred Kampf 17 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Gil Marcano 17 4 15 0 1 1.000 1.12
Don Yingling 14 0 4 1 0 .800 0.29
Stephen Easton 8 4 9 0 0 1.000 1.63
Mike Heinitz 4 0 4 2 0 .667 1.00
Gil Blanco 1 0 5 0 0 1.000 5.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Brien Bickerton 21 L L 6' 3.0" 185 Jul 6, 1949
Gil Blanco 25 L L 6' 5.0" 205 Dec 15, 1945 Phoenix, AZ, US
Roger Cain 21 R R 6' 2.0" 192 Sep 16, 1949
Charles Chaney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 1949
Tom Cook 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 21, 1947
Buddy Copeland 24 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 28, 1947
Marshal Crossan 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1950
Gene Dusan 21 S R 6' 0.0" 192 Nov 9, 1949
Stephen Easton 22 L L 6' 2.0" 190 May 20, 1949
Sammy Ellis 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 11, 1941 Youngstown, OH, US
Chris Floethe 21 R R 6' 2.0" 196 Apr 9, 1950
Bill Geiger 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Feb 8, 1947 Red Bank, NJ, US
Orlando Gomez 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 24, 1946 Juana Diaz, PR
John Hairston 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 27, 1944 Birmingham, AL, US
Mike Heinitz 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1949
Fred Kampf 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1947
Douglas King 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 May 28, 1947
Allan Lewis 29 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 12, 1941 Colon, Colon, PA
Sam Lovelace 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1949
John Major 26 L L 6' 0.0" 205 Dec 28, 1944
Gil Marcano 20 R R 6' 0.0" 183 Oct 8, 1950
Paul Mastin 24 R R 5' 10.0" 160 1947
George McKenzie 26 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1945
Marty Miller 22 S L 5' 11.0" 175 1949
Mike Olivo 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 8, 1944 Copey, DO
Jim Pamlanye 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1945
Joe Robinson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1948
Reggie Sanders 21 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 9, 1949 Birmingham, AL, US
Tommy Sandt 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 22, 1950 Brooklyn, NY, US
Tom Smith 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1947
Manny Trillo 20 R R 6' 1.0" 150 Dec 25, 1950 Caripito, Monagas, VE
Stan Wojcik 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 8, 1944
Don Yingling 27 R R 6' 3.0" 189 Jan 9, 1944

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