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1978 Wichita Aeros

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 American Association (West)
Overall: 58-77
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 755 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-80

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Harry Dunlop
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Larry Anderson254411100100000004. for 2 teams
2Tim Blackwell#2564232184325470833114235.293.420.462.88285114
3James Buckner*25602232072351101111681430.246.296.319.61566101
4Bill Caudill2130540100000002.
5Steve Davis24135537488591321961370863380.270.316.414.730202358
6Dennis DeBarr*25232202100100001.0001.0001.5002.5003000
7Kevin Drury2131293401011020.444.500.6671.1676001
8Bill Evers243540100010000.250.400.250.6501100
9Jesus Figueroa*2169216201235140214641028.254.291.303.59561131
10Dave Geisel*231913111200000015.
11Mike Gordon#24702522182639110832002947.179.273.339.61374032
12Al Javier24913263103676132113298548.245.269.406.676126632
13Mike Krukow267990100000003.
14Randy Martz*2211330000000003.
15Rudy Meoli*27492051672549803151053320.293.411.395.80666131
16Andrew Muhlstock2344760000000014.
17Karl Pagel*231345564628112427523863391142.268.389.498.887230111
18Tony Pepper*252988738192017111312.260.379.329.70824110
19Ed Putman24113471381631021852481337982.268.401.530.931202722
20George Riley*2124220101010000.500.5001.5002.0003000
21Chuck Rogers*243019181100110008.
22Rodney Scott#24632872564867834173692829.262.339.363.70293210
23Mike Sember251244884105898137135713769143.239.353.400.753164432
24Manny Seoane232922203500020004.
25Michael Shepston211220100000000.500.500.5001.0001000
26Scot Thompson*2213558151983169337106435125360.326.384.474.858246036
27Darrell Turner2315430000000011.
28Byron Wilkerson#2323110000000001.
29Jeffrey Youngbauer*241083703474286143734341939.248.286.366.652127031
29 Players23.81354949432761511371884112956013571523830.263.344.415.758179429373325
* - 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
1Larry Anderson2567.4625.5044720490.0936555135657830251.6569. for 2 teams
2Bill Caudill2189.4715.532924500158.0151103972110541246051.6208.
3Dennis DeBarr*2503.0009.6623310141.06353449302221282.26813.
4Dave Geisel*2369.4004.961918110107.0102685910650624031.5618.
5Lawrence Groover*250013.50200004.056632030011.75011.
6Mike Krukow2623.4003.917730053.05127235211292031.3588.
7Mike Martin*26006.00800009.0876010070012.0008.
8Randy Martz2237.3007.17111110059.08251474272241021.84712.
9Andrew Muhlstock2334.4294.8044100490.0105604814326544031.52210.
10Dave Overstreet25101.0009.697000013.0141514313060012.0779.
11Gerry Pirtle3031.7502.7921000929.0181093101233010.9665. for 2 teams
12George Riley*2135.3757.2524200036.04731298230170051.94411.
13Chuck Rogers241015.4004.7829291010194.021711410332614945181.43310.
14Manny Seoane23129.5714.5028271110174.016410087218131314641.4088.
15Darrell Turner2333.5004.9615911049.07438276311100042.14313.
16Byron Wilkerson2303.0003.6423000547.04020196230372251.3407.
16 Players23.75877.4305.28135135100354151126.01215755661154579286973311751.5939.
* - 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


Mike Gordon693534885.9805.817
Tim Blackwell603512482.9796.257
Ed Putman9506001.0006.220
Michael Shepston140001.0004.001


Scot Thompson87772561077.9889.52
Karl Pagel3633110725.9809.47
Ed Putman1411650101.0008.64


Steve Davis113248334970.9855.15
Rodney Scott13383659.9375.69
Mike Sember6112325.9445.67
Kevin Drury31711.8892.67
Jeffrey Youngbauer265021.0005.50
Rudy Meoli121011.0003.00


Ed Putman85651551215.9482.59
Rudy Meoli36177056.9462.42
Jeffrey Youngbauer781432.8803.14
Steve Davis5011031.0002.20
Rodney Scott312001.0001.00
Mike Sember102001.0002.00


Mike Sember1171483292264.9564.08
Steve Davis192542310.9573.53
Rudy Meoli113011.0004.00


Jeffrey Youngbauer82157851.9712.01
Karl Pagel81135670.9531.74
James Buckner5592320.9791.73
Al Javier54872101.8991.65
Rodney Scott49111541.9672.37
Scot Thompson49101330.9722.12
Jesus Figueroa4682771.9271.93


Larry Anderson4431022.8670.30Stats for 2 teams
Andrew Muhlstock44817031.0000.57
Bill Caudill291318021.0001.07
Chuck Rogers29124133.9461.83
Manny Seoane2864012.9791.64
George Riley241811.9000.38
Dennis DeBarr2328001.0000.43
Byron Wilkerson231510.8570.26
Gerry Pirtle2135001.0000.38Stats for 2 teams
Dave Geisel195911.9330.74
Darrell Turner154540.6920.60
Randy Martz1161231.8571.64
Mike Martin802001.0000.25
Mike Krukow751211.9442.43
Dave Overstreet713011.0000.57
Lawrence Groover200000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Larry Anderson25RR6' 3.0"190Dec 3, 1952Maywood, CA, US
Tim Blackwell25SR5' 11.0"170Aug 19, 1952San Diego, CA, US
James Buckner25LL5' 8.0"1651953
Bill Caudill21RR6' 1.0"190Jul 13, 1956Santa Monica, CA, US
Steve Davis24RR6' 1.0"200Dec 30, 1953Oakland, CA, US
Dennis DeBarr25LL6' 2.0"190Jan 16, 1953Cheyenne, WY, US
Kevin Drury21RR6' 1.0"170Sep 7, 1956Brunswick, GA, US
Bill Evers24RR5' 10.0"190Jan 29, 1954New York, NY, US
Jesus Figueroa21LL5' 10.0"160Feb 20, 1957Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Dave Geisel23LL6' 3.0"210Jan 18, 1955Windber, PA, US
Mike Gordon24SR6' 3.0"215Sep 11, 1953Leominster, MA, US
Lawrence Groover25SL6' 0.0"1701953
Al Javier24RR5' 11.0"170Feb 4, 1954San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Mike Krukow26RR6' 5.0"205Jan 21, 1952Long Beach, CA, US
Mike Martin26LL6' 2.0"193Apr 12, 1952
Randy Martz22LR6' 4.0"210May 28, 1956Harrisburg, PA, US
Rudy Meoli27LR5' 9.0"165May 1, 1951Troy, NY, US
Andrew Muhlstock23RR6' 1.0"180Jul 21, 1954New York City, NY, US
Dave Overstreet25SR6' 3.0"197Aug 10, 1952Indianapolis, IN, US
Karl Pagel23LL6' 2.0"188Mar 29, 1955Madison, WI, US
Tony Pepper25LR6' 3.0"205Dec 24, 1952Sacramento, CA, US
Gerry Pirtle30RR6' 1.0"185Dec 3, 1947Tulsa, OK, US
Ed Putman24RR6' 1.0"190Sep 25, 1953Los Angeles, CA, US
George Riley21LL6' 2.0"210Oct 6, 1956Philadelphia, PA, US
Chuck Rogers24LR6' 6.0"215Nov 5, 1953Findlay, OH, US
Rodney Scott24SR6' 0.0"160Oct 16, 1953Indianapolis, IN, US
Mike Sember25RR6' 0.0"185Feb 24, 1953Hammond, IN, US
Manny Seoane23RR6' 3.0"187Jun 26, 1955Tampa, FL, US
Michael Shepston21RR5' 11.0"200Mar 22, 1957Great Lakes, IL, US
Scot Thompson22LL6' 3.0"195Dec 7, 1955Grove City, PA, US
Darrell Turner23RR6' 3.0"190Mar 30, 1955Winter Garden, FL, US
Byron Wilkerson23SR6' 3.0"170Feb 4, 1955Evansville, IN, US
Jeffrey Youngbauer24LR6' 1.0"180Aug 30, 1953

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