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1987 Birmingham Barons

1987 > Class AA > 1987 Southern League (West)
Overall: 68-75
Scored 662 runs, Allowed 736 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-78

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Rico Petrocelli
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1986 / 1988

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 Jorge Alcazar 22 43 140 125 9 25 2 0 2 14 2 1 10 29 .200 .268 .264 .532 33 2 2 1 1
2 Jerry Bertolani 23 24 103 94 13 28 3 3 0 6 6 3 7 15 .298 .350 .394 .743 37 1 0 1 0
3 Wilmer Caraballo 24 52 178 166 24 44 12 0 4 35 0 0 7 28 .265 .292 .410 .702 68 1 0 4 0
4 Tom Forrester* 23 59 226 204 27 59 8 0 10 27 0 4 21 45 .289 .358 .475 .834 97 1 0 0 0
5 Bill Lindsey 27 63 244 206 35 58 10 0 8 32 0 2 30 16 .282 .375 .447 .822 92 2 4 2 1
6 Carlos Martinez 21 9 31 30 2 7 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 6 .233 .258 .267 .525 8 0 0 0 0
7 Marlin McPhail 26 125 472 420 60 122 18 3 14 52 2 1 45 53 .290 .361 .448 .809 188 3 1 3 0
8 Matt Merullo* 21 48 173 167 13 46 7 0 2 17 1 0 6 20 .275 .301 .353 .654 59 0 0 0 0
9 Jim O'Dell* 26 131 509 449 67 114 20 0 19 78 2 1 53 56 .254 .332 .425 .757 191 2 0 5 9
10 Adam Peterson 21 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
11 Rolando Pino 23 95 342 288 36 53 10 2 5 22 5 4 49 51 .184 .307 .285 .592 82 2 3 0 0
12 Darrell Pruitt 23 138 601 542 88 141 25 5 8 55 26 17 45 85 .260 .318 .369 .687 200 2 9 3 0
13 Rondal Rollin 28 140 588 513 90 125 28 0 39 106 4 5 65 218 .244 .329 .526 .855 270 3 1 6 6
14 Manny Salinas* 23 76 333 305 40 85 22 3 8 32 0 6 22 10 .279 .326 .449 .775 137 1 2 3 3
15 Troy Thomas* 24 128 536 460 69 132 24 1 6 59 21 7 69 78 .287 .378 .383 .760 176 1 1 5 5
16 Kent Torve* 24 17 52 46 5 14 6 0 0 7 0 0 6 8 .304 .385 .435 .819 20 0 0 0 0
17 Peter Venturini# 25 96 417 378 37 96 12 4 3 30 9 9 33 48 .254 .312 .331 .643 125 0 4 2 0
18 Jim Winters 28 104 401 351 47 83 11 3 6 37 10 4 45 78 .236 .322 .336 .658 118 0 3 2 1
18 Players 24.8 143 5347 4744 662 1232 219 24 134 609 90 66 515 844 .260 .333 .401 .733 1901 21 30 37 26
* - 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 Acker* 26 8 10 .444 5.09 36 13 13 1 0 3 132.2 159 91 75 15 48 2 63 5 1 7 1.560 10.8 1.0 3.3 4.3 1.31 Stats for 2 teams
2 Jeff Bettendorf 26 9 1 .900 4.55 43 0 14 0 0 2 89.0 88 54 45 3 42 6 41 12 0 6 1.461 8.9 0.3 4.2 4.1 0.98
3 Tony Blasucci* 25 1 0 1.000 2.70 12 0 4 0 0 0 13.1 7 4 4 1 7 0 16 0 0 1 1.050 4.7 0.7 4.7 10.8 2.29
4 John Boling* 25 6 1 .857 2.96 40 0 20 0 0 5 51.2 27 20 17 1 35 1 35 1 1 0 1.200 4.7 0.2 6.1 6.1 1.00
5 Virgin Conley* 25 3 9 .250 5.11 17 17 0 2 1 0 100.1 117 69 57 11 33 3 56 5 1 1 1.495 10.5 1.0 3.0 5.0 1.70
6 Tom Forrester* 23 0 0 2.25 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 1.250 2.2 0.0 9.0 4.5 0.50
7 Rich Gaynor 24 5 7 .417 3.40 51 7 32 0 0 5 98.0 89 46 37 7 61 3 71 4 0 12 1.531 8.2 0.6 5.6 6.5 1.16
8 Grady Hall* 23 3 5 .375 3.72 10 10 0 1 0 0 58.0 54 28 24 4 20 1 30 2 1 3 1.276 8.4 0.6 3.1 4.7 1.50
9 Jack Hardy 27 0 0 1.64 9 0 7 0 0 3 11.0 5 2 2 1 1 0 12 1 0 0 0.545 4.1 0.8 0.8 9.8 12.00
10 Jim Hickey 25 0 2 .000 6.29 7 1 2 1 0 0 24.1 28 20 17 8 7 0 14 1 0 0 1.438 10.4 3.0 2.6 5.2 2.00
11 Bill Lindsey 27 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.000 36.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Jack McDowell 21 1 2 .333 7.84 4 4 0 1 1 0 20.2 19 20 18 5 8 0 17 1 1 3 1.306 8.3 2.2 3.5 7.4 2.13
13 George Mecerod 28 0 3 .000 7.18 9 6 1 0 0 0 31.1 39 29 25 7 23 1 19 3 0 4 1.979 11.2 2.0 6.6 5.5 0.83
14 Tony Menendez 22 10 10 .500 4.83 27 27 0 4 1 0 173.1 193 111 93 19 76 1 102 7 2 12 1.552 10.0 1.0 3.9 5.3 1.34
15 Jim O'Dell* 26 0 1 .000 17.61 6 0 3 0 0 0 7.2 10 15 15 2 12 0 4 0 0 1 2.870 11.7 2.3 14.1 4.7 0.33
16 Donn Pall 25 8 11 .421 4.27 30 23 3 3 0 0 158.0 173 100 75 18 63 4 139 8 2 9 1.494 9.9 1.0 3.6 7.9 2.21
17 John Pawlowski 23 5 6 .455 4.70 35 8 27 0 0 3 69.0 69 44 36 7 38 1 57 2 1 1 1.551 9.0 0.9 5.0 7.4 1.50
18 Adam Peterson 21 12 9 .571 3.90 26 26 0 2 1 0 170.2 165 79 74 12 73 1 124 7 0 6 1.395 8.7 0.6 3.8 6.5 1.70
19 Jim Rasmussen 31 0 1 .000 3.06 7 1 2 0 0 2 17.2 15 6 6 2 3 0 15 1 1 1 1.019 7.6 1.0 1.5 7.6 5.00
20 Kevin Renz 24 1 0 1.000 3.55 11 0 4 0 0 3 25.1 21 12 10 1 11 1 8 0 0 1 1.263 7.5 0.4 3.9 2.8 0.73
21 Manny Salinas 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
22 Tim Scott 26 1 2 .333 4.79 11 1 2 0 0 0 20.2 20 15 11 2 14 1 20 1 0 1 1.645 8.7 0.9 6.1 8.7 1.43
23 Troy Thomas 24 0 0 3.60 3 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.800 5.4 0.0 1.8 3.6 2.00
23 Players 24.3 68 75 .476 4.50 143 143 128 15 6 23 1229.0 1240 736 614 121 562 25 822 60 11 67 1.466 9.1 0.9 4.1 6.0 1.46
* - 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
Bill Lindsey 62 376 50 6 7 .986 6.87 5
Matt Merullo 47 278 24 8 3 .974 6.43 12
Jorge Alcazar 40 223 15 13 1 .948 5.95 12

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim O'Dell 101 774 39 13 64 .984 8.05
Tom Forrester 36 278 25 2 34 .993 8.42
Marlin McPhail 14 67 2 0 5 1.000 4.93
Kent Torve 5 21 0 0 2 1.000 4.20
Wilmer Caraballo 2 12 2 0 1 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Salinas 76 177 198 8 33 .979 4.93
Rolando Pino 45 75 116 6 26 .970 4.24
Marlin McPhail 26 48 59 6 12 .947 4.12
Peter Venturini 1 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marlin McPhail 89 64 159 33 17 .871 2.51
Wilmer Caraballo 41 23 73 4 16 .960 2.34
Carlos Martinez 9 5 17 2 2 .917 2.44
Rolando Pino 9 3 10 2 1 .867 1.44
Darrell Pruitt 7 3 5 1 1 .889 1.14

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peter Venturini 86 132 239 29 43 .928 4.31
Rolando Pino 36 68 83 10 24 .938 4.19
Jerry Bertolani 24 34 63 7 11 .933 4.04

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Darrell Pruitt 133 390 7 10 2 .975 2.98
Troy Thomas 119 237 11 5 2 .980 2.08
Jim Winters 98 191 10 7 1 .966 2.05
Rondal Rollin 73 140 7 6 2 .961 2.01
Jim O'Dell 13 14 1 1 0 .938 1.15
Wilmer Caraballo 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Marlin McPhail 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Gaynor 51 6 9 1 0 .938 0.29
Jeff Bettendorf 43 2 19 4 3 .840 0.49
John Boling 40 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.13
Larry Acker 36 5 13 1 3 .947 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
John Pawlowski 35 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Donn Pall 30 12 25 1 4 .974 1.23
Tony Menendez 27 1 12 3 3 .813 0.48
Adam Peterson 26 10 16 1 2 .963 1.00
Virgin Conley 17 6 9 4 1 .789 0.88
Tony Blasucci 12 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.08
Kevin Renz 11 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.64
Tim Scott 11 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.18
Grady Hall 10 2 12 0 1 1.000 1.40
Jack Hardy 9 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.44
George Mecerod 9 0 7 1 0 .875 0.78
Jim Hickey 7 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.57
Jim Rasmussen 7 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.29
Jim O'Dell 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jack McDowell 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Tom Forrester 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Troy Thomas 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Bill Lindsey 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Manny Salinas 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Larry Acker 26 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 4, 1960 Meadeville, PA, US
Jorge Alcazar 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 26, 1964
Jerry Bertolani 23 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 28, 1964
Jeff Bettendorf 26 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Dec 10, 1960 Lompoc, CA, US
Tony Blasucci 25 L L 6' 3.0" 206 Apr 28, 1962
John Boling 25 L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 18, 1962
Wilmer Caraballo 24 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 5, 1962
Virgin Conley 25 L 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 26, 1961
Tom Forrester 23 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 16, 1964
Rich Gaynor 24 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 7, 1962 Fresno, CA, US
Grady Hall 23 R L 6' 4.0" 200 May 29, 1964
Jack Hardy 27 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Oct 8, 1959 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Jim Hickey 25 R 6' 2.0" 215 Oct 12, 1961 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Lindsey 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 12, 1960 Staten Island, NY, US
Carlos Martinez 21 R R 6' 5.0" 175 Aug 11, 1965 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Jack McDowell 21 R R 6' 5.0" 180 Jan 16, 1966 Van Nuys, CA, US
Marlin McPhail 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 24, 1960 New London, CT, US
George Mecerod 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 8, 1959 Liberty, NY, US
Tony Menendez 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 20, 1965 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Matt Merullo 21 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 4, 1965 Winchester, MA, US
Jim O'Dell 26 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 7, 1960 Shelton, WA, US
Donn Pall 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 11, 1962 Chicago, IL, US
John Pawlowski 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 6, 1963 Johnson City, NY, US
Adam Peterson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 11, 1965 Long Beach, CA, US
Rolando Pino 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 20, 1964 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Darrell Pruitt 23 R R 5' 8.0" 170 Nov 3, 1963 Topeka, KS, US
Jim Rasmussen 31 R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 7, 1956 Council Bluffs, IA, US
Kevin Renz 24 R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 31, 1962
Rondal Rollin 28 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jan 25, 1959
Manny Salinas 23 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 11, 1963
Tim Scott 26 R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 19, 1960
Troy Thomas 24 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1962
Kent Torve 24 L R 6' 2.0" 165 Nov 17, 1962
Peter Venturini 25 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1962
Jim Winters 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 14, 1958

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