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1969 Syracuse Chiefs

1969 > Class AAA > 1969 International League
Overall: 75-65
Scored 698 runs, Allowed 623 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-63

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Frank Verdi
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1968 / 1970

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 Frank Baker* 22 132 446 394 59 96 18 4 2 40 5 4 40 62 .244 .319 .325 .644 128 4 7 1
2 Ossie Blanco 23 94 372 318 63 108 17 6 9 53 6 2 45 51 .340 .424 .516 .940 164 4 2 3
3 Danny Breeden 27 35 121 102 11 22 2 0 1 6 0 2 16 16 .216 .322 .265 .587 27 0 3 0
4 Al Closter* 26 35 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
5 John Cumberland 22 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Jim Deidel 20 2 6 6 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .500 2 0 0 0
7 Steve Demeter 34 134 538 486 64 136 23 3 10 76 4 3 38 59 .280 .336 .401 .738 195 6 3 5
8 Lee Elia 31 17 57 53 3 15 3 0 1 5 0 0 3 9 .283 .333 .396 .730 21 1 0 0
9 John Ellis 20 38 136 123 24 41 8 3 8 31 0 2 12 20 .333 .393 .642 1.035 79 0 1 0
10 Matt Galante 25 82 257 217 36 64 10 2 0 14 3 1 24 6 .295 .358 .359 .717 78 0 11 5
11 Louis Howell# 25 66 232 200 32 42 11 6 1 20 1 4 25 45 .210 .300 .340 .640 68 2 2 3
12 Jim Kennedy* 22 1 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0
13 Gordy Lund 28 40 132 109 18 27 4 0 0 7 2 1 22 17 .248 .379 .284 .663 31 1 0 0
14 Jim Lyttle* 23 76 311 284 53 89 12 5 7 37 2 3 24 42 .313 .367 .465 .831 132 1 0 2
15 Pete Magrini 27 34 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Dave McDonald* 26 117 447 391 71 110 23 3 24 82 4 2 46 68 .281 .359 .540 .898 211 4 1 5
17 Bobby Mitchell 25 67 259 232 40 76 11 4 6 36 10 3 20 42 .328 .378 .487 .865 113 0 5 2
18 Ross Moschitto 24 88 288 257 37 58 7 4 11 35 4 2 24 67 .226 .296 .412 .708 106 2 4 1
19 Thurman Munson 22 28 115 102 13 37 9 1 2 17 1 1 13 11 .363 .435 .529 .964 54 0 0 0
20 John Orsino 31 32 112 90 8 25 2 0 4 17 0 0 19 9 .278 .402 .433 .835 39 1 0 2
21 Hal Reniff 30 38 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Charlie Sands* 21 26 77 65 4 14 2 1 0 4 1 0 7 8 .215 .311 .277 .588 18 2 3 0
23 Mickey Scott* 21 27 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
24 Tom Shopay* 24 65 279 242 43 62 9 5 7 32 25 3 26 39 .256 .336 .421 .757 102 5 2 4
25 Tony Solaita* 22 19 69 58 7 14 3 0 2 5 0 0 9 12 .241 .348 .397 .744 23 1 0 1
26 Marv Staehle* 27 47 168 136 17 43 6 0 0 23 1 0 24 15 .316 .409 .360 .769 49 0 4 4
27 Frank Tepedino* 21 109 401 357 58 107 19 3 16 61 5 8 36 48 .300 .358 .504 .862 180 0 1 7
28 Jose Vidal 29 86 270 231 30 49 8 2 7 35 10 4 34 60 .212 .313 .355 .668 82 1 2 2
28 Players 25.4 141 5109 4468 698 1239 208 52 118 640 84 45 508 709 .277 .352 .426 .779 1905 35 51 47 49
* - 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 George Bechtold 26 0 2 .000 8.04 8 2 0 0 0 28.0 38 26 25 8 7 0 13 0 0 1 1.607 12.2 2.6 2.2 4.2 1.86 Stats for 2 teams
2 Rich Beck 29 4 6 .400 6.85 22 18 3 0 0 71.0 88 65 54 8 57 1 39 1 0 5 2.042 11.2 1.0 7.2 4.9 0.68 Stats for 2 teams
3 Al Closter* 26 9 5 .643 3.76 35 17 7 1 0 134.0 139 72 56 13 52 3 84 1 0 7 1.425 9.3 0.9 3.5 5.6 1.62
4 John Cumberland* 22 12 8 .600 3.92 23 21 6 2 0 140.0 149 72 61 12 48 1 68 1 2 6 1.407 9.6 0.8 3.1 4.4 1.42
5 Edward Fiskland 23 1 1 .500 11.00 4 3 0 0 0 9.0 17 15 11 1 9 0 4 2 0 0 2.889 17.0 1.0 9.0 4.0 0.44
6 Rob Gardner* 24 6 4 .600 3.64 24 6 3 1 3 84.0 81 41 34 12 20 0 53 4 0 5 1.202 8.7 1.3 2.1 5.7 2.65
7 Gary Jones* 24 2 1 .667 4.38 14 6 0 0 0 37.0 47 22 18 2 10 0 14 2 1 2 1.541 11.4 0.5 2.4 3.4 1.40
8 Ron Klimkowski 25 15 7 .682 2.18 26 24 13 3 0 173.0 150 55 42 8 48 1 57 6 0 3 1.145 7.8 0.4 2.5 3.0 1.19
9 Steve Kline 21 3 6 .333 7.00 15 10 3 0 0 54.0 76 44 42 4 13 1 17 0 0 1 1.648 12.7 0.7 2.2 2.8 1.31
10 Bobby Locke 35 2 2 .500 3.46 12 2 1 0 2 26.0 32 15 10 3 11 3 16 1 0 0 1.654 11.1 1.0 3.8 5.5 1.45
11 Pete Magrini 27 3 7 .300 4.17 34 8 1 0 3 95.0 103 55 44 8 48 6 54 5 1 5 1.589 9.8 0.8 4.5 5.1 1.13
12 Hal Reniff 30 5 5 .500 4.30 38 4 1 0 2 90.0 110 56 43 4 43 4 55 8 0 3 1.700 11.0 0.4 4.3 5.5 1.28
13 Mickey Scott* 21 6 5 .545 4.76 21 19 2 0 2 119.0 140 69 63 13 25 1 63 2 1 3 1.387 10.6 1.0 1.9 4.8 2.52
14 Thad Tillotson 28 10 8 .556 3.43 47 12 5 2 14 147.0 155 65 56 14 45 7 79 2 0 6 1.361 9.5 0.9 2.8 4.8 1.76
14 Players 25.9 75 65 .536 4.06 141 141 98 43 9 26 1156.0 1257 623 522 104 395 27 581 35 6 42 1.429 9.8 0.8 3.1 4.5 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
Louis Howell 56 229 28 8 5 .970 4.59 3
Danny Breeden 28 110 19 3 0 .977 4.61 3
Thurman Munson 19 81 12 4 2 .959 4.89 1
Charlie Sands 19 79 7 1 2 .989 4.53 2
John Ellis 16 54 5 1 0 .983 3.69 5
John Orsino 14 73 11 3 0 .966 6.00 0
Jim Deidel 2 9 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave McDonald 87 716 55 13 73 .983 8.86
Ossie Blanco 37 276 17 7 33 .977 7.92
Tony Solaita 17 132 6 6 10 .958 8.12
John Orsino 10 67 2 2 9 .972 6.90
Frank Tepedino 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Matt Galante 71 168 154 6 40 .982 4.54
Marv Staehle 41 90 107 8 26 .961 4.80
Gordy Lund 31 82 82 4 23 .976 5.29
Lee Elia 10 16 18 1 5 .971 3.40
Bobby Mitchell 3 4 7 2 0 .846 3.67
Steve Demeter 2 1 4 0 1 1.000 2.50
Thurman Munson 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Demeter 132 103 268 15 34 .961 2.81
Matt Galante 15 13 25 4 3 .905 2.53
Gordy Lund 3 0 4 0 0 1.000 1.33
Jose Vidal 2 2 2 0 1 1.000 2.00
Danny Breeden 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00
Dave McDonald 1 3 0 1 0 .750 3.00
Thurman Munson 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Baker 131 216 415 39 73 .942 4.82
Marv Staehle 10 12 26 3 3 .927 3.80
Gordy Lund 9 12 24 1 5 .973 4.00
Lee Elia 3 3 3 1 14 .857 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ross Moschitto 84 174 8 10 2 .948 2.17
Jim Lyttle 76 177 10 4 2 .979 2.46
Jose Vidal 74 133 4 8 0 .945 1.85
Frank Tepedino 66 85 8 3 0 .969 1.41
Bobby Mitchell 62 88 5 3 0 .969 1.50
Tom Shopay 62 108 4 3 1 .974 1.81
Dave McDonald 21 30 1 1 1 .969 1.48
Ossie Blanco 20 32 0 2 0 .941 1.60
Lee Elia 1 2 0 1 0 .667 2.00
Jim Kennedy 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thad Tillotson 47 14 18 2 0 .941 0.68
Hal Reniff 38 5 13 0 2 1.000 0.47
Al Closter 35 6 20 0 2 1.000 0.74
Pete Magrini 34 5 9 0 1 1.000 0.41
Ron Klimkowski 26 19 40 1 4 .983 2.27
Rob Gardner 24 4 9 1 0 .929 0.54
John Cumberland 23 5 7 1 0 .923 0.52
Rich Beck 22 4 9 0 0 1.000 0.59 Stats for 2 teams
Mickey Scott 21 8 11 1 0 .950 0.90
Steve Kline 15 7 15 0 0 1.000 1.47
Gary Jones 14 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.43
Bobby Locke 12 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
George Bechtold 8 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.38 Stats for 2 teams
Edward Fiskland 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Baker 22 L R 6' 2.0" 178 Oct 29, 1946 Meridian, MS, US
George Bechtold 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 30, 1942 Lancaster, PA, US
Rich Beck 29 S R 6' 3.0" 190 Jan 21, 1940 Pasco, WA, US
Ossie Blanco 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 8, 1945 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Danny Breeden 27 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1942 Albany, GA, US
Al Closter 26 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 15, 1943 Creighton, NE, US
John Cumberland 22 R L 6' 0.0" 185 May 10, 1947 Westbrook, ME, US
Jim Deidel 20 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 6, 1949 Denver, CO, US
Steve Demeter 34 R R 5' 9.0" 185 Jan 27, 1935 Homer City, PA, US
Lee Elia 31 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 16, 1937 Philadelphia, PA, US
John Ellis 20 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Aug 21, 1948 New London, CT, US
Edward Fiskland 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 27, 1945 Austin, TX, US
Matt Galante 25 R R 5' 6.0" 157 Mar 22, 1944 Brooklyn, NY, US
Rob Gardner 24 R L 6' 1.0" 176 Dec 19, 1944 Binghamton, NY, US
Louis Howell 25 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 7, 1943 Louisville, KY, US
Gary Jones 24 L L 6' 0.0" 191 Jun 12, 1945 Huntington Park, CA, US
Jim Kennedy 22 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Nov 1, 1946 Tulsa, OK, US
Ron Klimkowski 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 1, 1944 Jersey City, NJ, US
Steve Kline 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 6, 1947 Wenatchee, WA, US
Bobby Locke 35 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 3, 1934 Rowes Run, PA, US
Gordy Lund 28 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 23, 1941 Iron Mountain, MI, US
Jim Lyttle 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 20, 1946 Hamilton, OH, US
Pete Magrini 27 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 8, 1942 San Francisco, CA, US
Dave McDonald 26 L R 6' 3.0" 215 May 20, 1943 New Albany, IN, US
Bobby Mitchell 25 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 22, 1943 Norristown, PA, US
Ross Moschitto 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 15, 1945 Fresno, CA, US
Thurman Munson 22 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jun 7, 1947 Akron, OH, US
John Orsino 31 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Apr 22, 1938 Teaneck, NJ, US
Hal Reniff 30 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jul 2, 1938 Warren, OH, US
Charlie Sands 21 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 17, 1947 Newport News, VA, US
Mickey Scott 21 L L 6' 1.0" 155 Jul 25, 1947 Weimar, DE
Tom Shopay 24 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Feb 21, 1945 Bristol, CT, US
Tony Solaita 22 L L 6' 0.0" 210 Jan 15, 1947 Nuuuli, AS
Marv Staehle 27 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 13, 1942 Oak Park, IL, US
Frank Tepedino 21 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 23, 1947 Brooklyn, NY, US
Thad Tillotson 28 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 20, 1940 Merced, CA, US
Jose Vidal 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 3, 1940 Batey Lechuga, El Seibo, DO

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