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1979 Springfield Redbirds

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (East)
Overall: 73-63
Scored 688 runs, Allowed 680 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-67

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Hal Lanier
Represented: Springfield, IL
Ballpark: Robin Roberts Stadium (Springfield, IL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Dave Bialas 25 120 471 410 66 116 27 5 2 60 6 3 55 56 .283 .369 .388 .757 159 3 0 3
2 Glenn Brummer 24 44 119 104 19 22 2 0 1 11 3 1 13 15 .212 .305 .260 .565 27 1 1 0
3 Tom Bruno 26 11 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0
4 Manny Castillo# 22 127 554 524 75 169 29 4 2 57 7 5 16 23 .323 .338 .405 .743 212 0 7 7
5 Thomas Chamberlain 24 12 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 1 0
6 Mike Dimmel 24 63 164 140 26 34 6 3 1 15 4 2 16 22 .243 .342 .350 .692 49 5 3 0
7 Leon Durham* 21 127 520 449 84 139 33 4 23 88 16 4 65 61 .310 .400 .555 .955 249 4 0 2
8 Joe Edelen 23 15 7 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .429 .500 .929 3 0 0 0
9 Ronnie Farkas 25 88 290 242 37 60 10 2 2 28 0 0 36 35 .248 .340 .331 .671 80 2 2 8
10 Neil Fiala* 22 21 67 58 5 18 4 1 1 8 0 0 7 10 .310 .403 .466 .869 27 2 0 0
11 George Frazier 24 24 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
12 Roger Freed 33 45 159 126 16 28 1 0 8 23 0 0 32 25 .222 .377 .421 .798 53 0 0 1
13 John Fulgham 23 11 8 7 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 3 0 0 0
14 Tom Herr# 23 109 491 423 74 124 20 6 6 48 29 10 54 51 .293 .374 .411 .785 174 4 4 6
15 Frank Hunsaker 25 38 131 115 11 38 6 0 0 20 1 0 12 10 .330 .385 .383 .767 44 0 1 3
16 Terry Kennedy* 23 84 329 294 35 86 18 1 13 64 0 1 32 52 .293 .362 .493 .855 145 1 0 2
17 Ryan Kurosaki 26 37 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 2 0
18 Tito Landrum 24 61 219 193 28 50 8 2 6 34 8 3 14 35 .259 .323 .415 .737 80 6 2 4
19 Hal Lanier 36 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
20 Jim Lentine 24 106 454 383 73 109 19 0 15 62 18 3 56 39 .285 .386 .452 .838 173 9 3 3
21 John Littlefield 25 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Will McEnaney* 27 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
23 Dan O'Brien 25 22 16 12 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .417 .533 .417 .950 5 0 1 0
24 Jim Otten 27 33 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0
25 Dave Penniall 24 52 176 156 16 34 5 1 2 19 1 1 14 28 .218 .285 .301 .586 47 1 4 1
26 Mike Ramsey# 25 97 314 281 28 62 9 3 1 27 11 5 19 41 .221 .267 .285 .552 80 0 11 3
27 Jim Riggleman 26 35 100 93 9 22 4 0 2 9 3 1 5 26 .237 .290 .344 .634 32 2 0 0
28 Kim Seaman* 22 33 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
29 Keith Smith 26 119 473 448 77 157 17 4 9 61 30 11 21 28 .350 .377 .467 .844 209 0 1 3
30 Greg Terlecky 27 20 16 14 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 0 1 0
31 Roy Thomas 26 17 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
32 John Urrea 24 20 9 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .167 .375 .167 .542 1 0 1 0
32 Players 24.1 136 5131 4524 688 1287 220 36 94 641 137 50 476 582 .284 .355 .411 .766 1861 40 45 46 38
* - 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 Tom Bruno 26 3 6 .333 4.42 11 10 3 0 0 57.0 58 36 28 10 19 3 35 1 2 1 1.351 9.2 1.6 3.0 5.5 1.84
2 Thomas Chamberlain 24 4 4 .500 4.78 12 12 3 1 0 81.0 74 45 43 9 35 0 40 7 1 1 1.346 8.2 1.0 3.9 4.4 1.14
3 Joe Edelen 23 4 7 .364 6.72 13 13 1 0 0 67.0 88 53 50 8 34 2 39 5 1 3 1.821 11.8 1.1 4.6 5.2 1.15
4 Hector Eduardo 25 2 1 .667 4.14 6 6 1 0 0 37.0 33 18 17 3 20 0 29 2 0 2 1.432 8.0 0.7 4.9 7.1 1.45
5 George Frazier 24 1 2 .333 2.41 24 0 0 0 6 56.0 40 17 15 7 23 5 56 1 0 0 1.125 6.4 1.1 3.7 9.0 2.43
6 John Fulgham 23 6 3 .667 3.16 11 11 5 1 0 77.0 61 31 27 7 25 1 50 2 1 0 1.117 7.1 0.8 2.9 5.8 2.00
7 Joe Hamende* 35 0 0 6.00 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 13 6 6 0 6 0 4 1 0 0 2.111 13.0 0.0 6.0 4.0 0.67
8 Ryan Kurosaki 26 3 5 .375 6.07 35 3 0 0 2 89.0 102 66 60 10 37 4 46 3 1 1 1.562 10.3 1.0 3.7 4.7 1.24
9 John Littlefield 25 6 5 .545 2.93 29 0 0 0 10 46.0 41 15 15 1 8 4 25 1 0 0 1.065 8.0 0.2 1.6 4.9 3.13
10 Will McEnaney* 27 0 0 2.08 7 0 0 0 1 13.0 9 5 3 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0.846 6.2 2.1 1.4 3.5 2.50
11 Dan O'Brien 25 10 5 .667 4.44 22 21 6 2 0 142.0 156 78 70 22 42 2 83 6 1 3 1.394 9.9 1.4 2.7 5.3 1.98
12 Jim Otten 27 5 5 .500 4.21 33 3 3 0 8 77.0 70 39 36 6 46 5 62 5 1 4 1.506 8.2 0.7 5.4 7.2 1.35
13 Kim Seaman* 22 7 4 .636 5.72 31 11 0 0 2 85.0 101 61 54 14 64 3 61 1 0 7 1.941 10.7 1.5 6.8 6.5 0.95
14 Bob Sykes* 24 0 0 16.20 4 1 0 0 0 5.0 13 12 9 1 7 1 4 1 0 1 4.000 23.4 1.8 12.6 7.2 0.57
15 Greg Terlecky 27 9 5 .643 5.56 20 19 2 0 0 115.0 150 83 71 14 44 4 53 4 1 6 1.687 11.7 1.1 3.4 4.1 1.20
16 Roy Thomas 26 5 6 .455 5.84 17 9 1 0 3 74.0 79 55 48 11 31 2 85 2 1 3 1.486 9.6 1.3 3.8 10.3 2.74
17 John Urrea 24 8 5 .615 3.52 20 17 3 0 2 128.0 115 60 50 8 58 5 64 6 1 9 1.352 8.1 0.6 4.1 4.5 1.10
17 Players 24.9 73 63 .537 4.67 136 136 108 28 9 34 1158.0 1203 680 601 134 501 41 741 48 11 41 1.472 9.3 1.0 3.9 5.8 1.48
* - 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
Terry Kennedy 74 434 38 13 3 .973 6.38 10
Glenn Brummer 41 196 12 4 2 .981 5.07 1
Frank Hunsaker 36 161 15 1 5 .994 4.89 5
Dave Bialas 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0
Roger Freed 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Bialas 109 880 81 9 92 .991 8.82
Leon Durham 30 161 15 1 13 .994 5.87
Roger Freed 10 84 6 1 6 .989 9.00
Jim Riggleman 3 17 2 0 3 1.000 6.33
Ronnie Farkas 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Herr 107 225 324 10 70 .982 5.13
Neil Fiala 21 41 44 1 7 .988 4.05
Manny Castillo 17 26 40 2 7 .971 3.88
Ronnie Farkas 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Mike Ramsey 1 3 0 1 0 .750 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Castillo 118 94 191 18 11 .941 2.42
Ronnie Farkas 25 12 21 3 2 .917 1.32
Jim Riggleman 13 9 16 2 5 .926 1.92

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Ramsey 88 134 198 24 50 .933 3.77
Ronnie Farkas 61 95 147 15 37 .942 3.97
Hal Lanier 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Lentine 105 210 11 4 3 .982 2.10
Leon Durham 98 143 4 5 2 .967 1.50
Keith Smith 75 135 3 3 0 .979 1.84
Tito Landrum 60 126 5 2 2 .985 2.18
Mike Dimmel 54 105 3 2 0 .982 2.00
Dave Penniall 42 67 3 3 0 .959 1.67
Jim Riggleman 6 14 0 1 0 .933 2.33
Dave Bialas 5 13 1 0 0 1.000 2.80
Mike Ramsey 4 3 0 1 0 .750 0.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ryan Kurosaki 35 7 12 3 1 .864 0.54
Jim Otten 33 1 6 1 0 .875 0.21
Kim Seaman 31 2 9 1 0 .917 0.35
John Littlefield 29 3 9 0 1 1.000 0.41
George Frazier 24 4 11 1 0 .938 0.63
Dan O'Brien 22 9 24 2 2 .943 1.50
Greg Terlecky 20 5 11 3 0 .842 0.80
John Urrea 20 12 18 3 1 .909 1.50
Roy Thomas 17 4 9 0 0 1.000 0.76
Joe Edelen 13 8 15 0 1 1.000 1.77
Thomas Chamberlain 12 4 9 1 0 .929 1.08
Tom Bruno 11 4 6 3 2 .769 0.91
John Fulgham 11 5 12 1 0 .944 1.55
Will McEnaney 7 1 6 0 1 1.000 1.00
Hector Eduardo 6 0 6 0 1 1.000 1.00
Bob Sykes 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joe Hamende 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dave Bialas 25 R R 6' 1.0" 189 Feb 6, 1954 Houston, TX, US
Glenn Brummer 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Nov 23, 1954 Olney, IL, US
Tom Bruno 26 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 26, 1953 Chicago, IL, US
Manny Castillo 22 S R 5' 9.0" 160 Apr 1, 1957 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Thomas Chamberlain 24 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Jan 21, 1955
Mike Dimmel 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 16, 1954 Albert Lea, MN, US
Leon Durham 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 31, 1957 Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Edelen 23 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Sep 16, 1955 Durant, OK, US
Hector Eduardo 25 R R 6' 6.0" 186 Apr 10, 1954
Ronnie Farkas 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 30, 1953
Neil Fiala 22 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 24, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US
George Frazier 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Oct 13, 1954 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Roger Freed 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 2, 1946 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Fulgham 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jun 9, 1956 St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Hamende 35 R L 5' 10.0" 165 Jan 26, 1944 Springfield, IL, US
Tom Herr 23 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 4, 1956 Lancaster, PA, US
Frank Hunsaker 25 R R 6' 3.0" 209 1954
Terry Kennedy 23 L R 6' 3.0" 220 Jun 4, 1956 Euclid, OH, US
Ryan Kurosaki 26 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 3, 1952 Honolulu, HI, US
Tito Landrum 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 25, 1954 Joplin, MO, US
Hal Lanier 36 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 4, 1942 Denton, NC, US
Jim Lentine 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 16, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US
John Littlefield 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 5, 1954 Covina, CA, US
Will McEnaney 27 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 14, 1952 Springfield, OH, US
Dan O'Brien 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Apr 22, 1954 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Jim Otten 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 1, 1951 Lewistown, MT, US
Dave Penniall 24 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 26, 1954 Coronado, CA, US
Mike Ramsey 25 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 29, 1954 Roanoke, VA, US
Jim Riggleman 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 9, 1952 Fort Dix, NJ, US
Kim Seaman 22 L L 6' 4.0" 205 May 6, 1957 Pascagoula, MS, US
Keith Smith 26 R R 5' 9.0" 178 May 3, 1953 Palmetto, FL, US
Bob Sykes 24 S L 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 11, 1954 Neptune, NJ, US
Greg Terlecky 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Mar 20, 1952 Culver City, CA, US
Roy Thomas 26 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 22, 1953 Quantico, VA, US
John Urrea 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 9, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US

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