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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
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 Larry Anderson 25 44 11 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 1 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
2 Tim Blackwell# 25 64 232 184 32 54 7 0 8 33 1 1 42 35 .293 .420 .462 .882 85 1 1 4
3 James Buckner* 25 60 223 207 23 51 10 1 1 11 6 8 14 30 .246 .296 .319 .615 66 1 0 1
4 Bill Caudill 21 30 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1 0
5 Steve Davis 24 135 537 488 59 132 19 6 13 70 8 6 33 80 .270 .316 .414 .730 202 3 5 8
6 Dennis DeBarr* 25 23 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.500 2.500 3 0 0 0
7 Kevin Drury 21 3 12 9 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 .444 .500 .667 1.167 6 0 0 1
8 Bill Evers 24 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 1 0 0
9 Jesus Figueroa* 21 69 216 201 23 51 4 0 2 14 6 4 10 28 .254 .291 .303 .595 61 1 3 1
10 Dave Geisel* 23 19 13 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 1 0
11 Mike Gordon# 24 70 252 218 26 39 11 0 8 32 0 0 29 47 .179 .273 .339 .613 74 0 3 2
12 Al Javier 24 91 326 310 36 76 13 2 11 32 9 8 5 48 .245 .269 .406 .676 126 6 3 2
13 Mike Krukow 26 7 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0
14 Randy Martz* 22 11 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Rudy Meoli* 27 49 205 167 25 49 8 0 3 15 10 5 33 20 .293 .411 .395 .806 66 1 3 1
16 Andrew Muhlstock 23 44 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0
17 Karl Pagel* 23 134 556 462 81 124 27 5 23 86 3 3 91 142 .268 .389 .498 .887 230 1 1 1
18 Tony Pepper* 25 29 88 73 8 19 2 0 1 7 1 1 13 12 .260 .379 .329 .708 24 1 1 0
19 Ed Putman 24 113 471 381 63 102 18 5 24 81 3 3 79 82 .268 .401 .530 .931 202 7 2 2
20 George Riley* 21 24 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 3 0 0 0
21 Chuck Rogers* 24 30 19 18 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 .056 .056 .222 .278 4 0 1 0
22 Rodney Scott# 24 63 287 256 48 67 8 3 4 17 36 9 28 29 .262 .339 .363 .702 93 2 1 0
23 Mike Sember 25 124 488 410 58 98 13 7 13 57 13 7 69 143 .239 .353 .400 .753 164 4 3 2
24 Manny Seoane 23 29 22 20 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .238 .250 .488 5 0 1 1
25 Michael Shepston 21 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
26 Scot Thompson* 22 135 581 519 83 169 33 7 10 64 35 12 53 60 .326 .384 .474 .858 246 0 3 6
27 Darrell Turner 23 15 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
28 Byron Wilkerson# 23 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
29 Jeffrey Youngbauer* 24 108 370 347 42 86 14 3 7 34 3 4 19 39 .248 .286 .366 .652 127 0 3 1
29 Players 23.8 135 4949 4327 615 1137 188 41 129 560 135 71 523 830 .263 .344 .415 .758 1794 29 37 33 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 Larry Anderson 25 6 7 .462 5.50 44 7 2 0 4 90.0 93 65 55 13 56 5 78 3 0 25 1.656 9.3 1.3 5.6 7.8 1.39 Stats for 2 teams
2 Bill Caudill 21 8 9 .471 5.53 29 24 5 0 0 158.0 151 103 97 21 105 4 124 6 0 5 1.620 8.6 1.2 6.0 7.1 1.18
3 Dennis DeBarr* 25 0 3 .000 9.66 23 3 1 0 1 41.0 63 53 44 9 30 2 22 1 2 8 2.268 13.8 2.0 6.6 4.8 0.73
4 Dave Geisel* 23 6 9 .400 4.96 19 18 1 1 0 107.0 102 68 59 10 65 0 62 4 0 3 1.561 8.6 0.8 5.5 5.2 0.95
5 Lawrence Groover* 25 0 0 13.50 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 6 6 3 2 0 3 0 0 1 1.750 11.2 6.8 4.5 6.8 1.50
6 Mike Krukow 26 2 3 .400 3.91 7 7 3 0 0 53.0 51 27 23 5 21 1 29 2 0 3 1.358 8.7 0.8 3.6 4.9 1.38
7 Mike Martin* 26 0 0 6.00 8 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 7 6 0 10 0 7 0 0 1 2.000 8.0 0.0 10.0 7.0 0.70
8 Randy Martz 22 3 7 .300 7.17 11 11 1 0 0 59.0 82 51 47 4 27 2 24 1 0 2 1.847 12.5 0.6 4.1 3.7 0.89
9 Andrew Muhlstock 23 3 4 .429 4.80 44 1 0 0 4 90.0 105 60 48 14 32 6 54 4 0 3 1.522 10.5 1.4 3.2 5.4 1.69
10 Dave Overstreet 25 1 0 1.000 9.69 7 0 0 0 0 13.0 14 15 14 3 13 0 6 0 0 1 2.077 9.7 2.1 9.0 4.2 0.46
11 Gerry Pirtle 30 3 1 .750 2.79 21 0 0 0 9 29.0 18 10 9 3 10 1 23 3 0 1 0.966 5.6 0.9 3.1 7.1 2.30 Stats for 2 teams
12 George Riley* 21 3 5 .375 7.25 24 2 0 0 0 36.0 47 31 29 8 23 0 17 0 0 5 1.944 11.8 2.0 5.8 4.2 0.74
13 Chuck Rogers 24 10 15 .400 4.78 29 29 10 1 0 194.0 217 114 103 32 61 4 94 5 1 8 1.433 10.1 1.5 2.8 4.4 1.54
14 Manny Seoane 23 12 9 .571 4.50 28 27 11 1 0 174.0 164 100 87 21 81 3 131 4 6 4 1.408 8.5 1.1 4.2 6.8 1.62
15 Darrell Turner 23 3 3 .500 4.96 15 9 1 1 0 49.0 74 38 27 6 31 1 10 0 0 4 2.143 13.6 1.1 5.7 1.8 0.32
16 Byron Wilkerson 23 0 3 .000 3.64 23 0 0 0 5 47.0 40 20 19 6 23 0 37 2 2 5 1.340 7.7 1.1 4.4 7.1 1.61
16 Players 23.7 58 77 .430 5.28 135 135 100 35 4 15 1126.0 1215 755 661 154 579 28 697 33 11 75 1.593 9.7 1.2 4.6 5.6 1.20
* - 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 69 353 48 8 5 .980 5.81 7
Tim Blackwell 60 351 24 8 2 .979 6.25 7
Ed Putman 9 50 6 0 0 1.000 6.22 0
Michael Shepston 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scot Thompson 87 772 56 10 77 .988 9.52
Karl Pagel 36 331 10 7 25 .980 9.47
Ed Putman 14 116 5 0 10 1.000 8.64

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Davis 113 248 334 9 70 .985 5.15
Rodney Scott 13 38 36 5 9 .937 5.69
Mike Sember 6 11 23 2 5 .944 5.67
Kevin Drury 3 1 7 1 1 .889 2.67
Jeffrey Youngbauer 2 6 5 0 2 1.000 5.50
Rudy Meoli 1 2 1 0 1 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Putman 85 65 155 12 15 .948 2.59
Rudy Meoli 36 17 70 5 6 .946 2.42
Jeffrey Youngbauer 7 8 14 3 2 .880 3.14
Steve Davis 5 0 11 0 3 1.000 2.20
Rodney Scott 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mike Sember 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Sember 117 148 329 22 64 .956 4.08
Steve Davis 19 25 42 3 10 .957 3.53
Rudy Meoli 1 1 3 0 1 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeffrey Youngbauer 82 157 8 5 1 .971 2.01
Karl Pagel 81 135 6 7 0 .953 1.74
James Buckner 55 92 3 2 0 .979 1.73
Al Javier 54 87 2 10 1 .899 1.65
Rodney Scott 49 111 5 4 1 .967 2.37
Scot Thompson 49 101 3 3 0 .972 2.12
Jesus Figueroa 46 82 7 7 1 .927 1.93

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Anderson 44 3 10 2 2 .867 0.30 Stats for 2 teams
Andrew Muhlstock 44 8 17 0 3 1.000 0.57
Bill Caudill 29 13 18 0 2 1.000 1.07
Chuck Rogers 29 12 41 3 3 .946 1.83
Manny Seoane 28 6 40 1 2 .979 1.64
George Riley 24 1 8 1 1 .900 0.38
Dennis DeBarr 23 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.43
Byron Wilkerson 23 1 5 1 0 .857 0.26
Gerry Pirtle 21 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.38 Stats for 2 teams
Dave Geisel 19 5 9 1 1 .933 0.74
Darrell Turner 15 4 5 4 0 .692 0.60
Randy Martz 11 6 12 3 1 .857 1.64
Mike Martin 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Mike Krukow 7 5 12 1 1 .944 2.43
Dave Overstreet 7 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.57
Lawrence Groover 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Larry Anderson 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 3, 1952 Maywood, CA, US
Tim Blackwell 25 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 19, 1952 San Diego, CA, US
James Buckner 25 L L 5' 8.0" 165 1953
Bill Caudill 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 13, 1956 Santa Monica, CA, US
Steve Davis 24 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 30, 1953 Oakland, CA, US
Dennis DeBarr 25 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 16, 1953 Cheyenne, WY, US
Kevin Drury 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 7, 1956 Brunswick, GA, US
Bill Evers 24 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 29, 1954 New York, NY, US
Jesus Figueroa 21 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 20, 1957 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Dave Geisel 23 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 18, 1955 Windber, PA, US
Mike Gordon 24 S R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 11, 1953 Leominster, MA, US
Lawrence Groover 25 S L 6' 0.0" 170 1953
Al Javier 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 4, 1954 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Mike Krukow 26 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Jan 21, 1952 Long Beach, CA, US
Mike Martin 26 L L 6' 2.0" 193 Apr 12, 1952
Randy Martz 22 L R 6' 4.0" 210 May 28, 1956 Harrisburg, PA, US
Rudy Meoli 27 L R 5' 9.0" 165 May 1, 1951 Troy, NY, US
Andrew Muhlstock 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 21, 1954 New York City, NY, US
Dave Overstreet 25 S R 6' 3.0" 197 Aug 10, 1952 Indianapolis, IN, US
Karl Pagel 23 L L 6' 2.0" 188 Mar 29, 1955 Madison, WI, US
Tony Pepper 25 L R 6' 3.0" 205 Dec 24, 1952 Sacramento, CA, US
Gerry Pirtle 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1947 Tulsa, OK, US
Ed Putman 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 25, 1953 Los Angeles, CA, US
George Riley 21 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Oct 6, 1956 Philadelphia, PA, US
Chuck Rogers 24 L R 6' 6.0" 215 Nov 5, 1953 Findlay, OH, US
Rodney Scott 24 S R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 16, 1953 Indianapolis, IN, US
Mike Sember 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 24, 1953 Hammond, IN, US
Manny Seoane 23 R R 6' 3.0" 187 Jun 26, 1955 Tampa, FL, US
Michael Shepston 21 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 22, 1957 Great Lakes, IL, US
Scot Thompson 22 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Dec 7, 1955 Grove City, PA, US
Darrell Turner 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 30, 1955 Winter Garden, FL, US
Byron Wilkerson 23 S R 6' 3.0" 170 Feb 4, 1955 Evansville, IN, US
Jeffrey Youngbauer 24 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 30, 1953

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