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1972 Spartanburg Phillies

1972 > Class A > 1972 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 89-43
Scored 723 runs, Allowed 499 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-44

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Bob Wellman
Represented: Spartanburg, SC
Ballpark: Duncan Park (Spartanburg, SC)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973

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 Billy Anderson 23 122 487 395 74 108 21 5 6 63 2 1 81 89 .273 .398 .397 .796 157 5 0 6
2 Fred Andrews 20 92 417 365 67 103 15 3 3 43 20 4 36 44 .282 .347 .364 .712 133 3 8 5
3 Stephen Bissett# 21 128 586 468 105 133 24 6 4 41 24 7 107 38 .284 .419 .387 .806 181 3 6 2
4 Tommie Bozich 20 34 136 128 15 21 1 0 1 9 0 0 5 21 .164 .194 .195 .389 25 0 2 1
5 Kevin Bryant* 21 25 82 74 6 15 3 0 0 5 0 0 6 19 .203 .268 .243 .512 18 1 0 1
6 Bruce Butler* 20 30 112 77 18 23 5 0 1 19 0 0 33 21 .299 .509 .403 .912 31 1 0 1
7 John Dusenbury 20 40 123 108 15 33 5 1 3 21 0 0 9 12 .306 .358 .454 .811 49 2 0 4
8 Murray Gage-Cole 22 55 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 3 0
9 Richard Giallella* 24 19 79 66 9 18 2 0 0 3 5 3 12 10 .273 .392 .303 .695 20 1 0 0
10 Ernest Gonzalez 19 80 321 280 48 78 12 3 2 37 15 6 38 46 .279 .364 .364 .729 102 1 0 2
11 Thomas Higgins 22 9 32 30 2 8 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 3 .267 .313 .367 .679 11 1 0 0
12 Jerome Johnson 20 13 16 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .154 .267 .154 .421 2 0 1 0
13 James Kelly 23 56 196 164 22 31 3 0 10 36 0 0 29 64 .189 .313 .390 .703 64 1 1 1
14 Larry Kiser 22 18 64 59 7 15 4 0 0 6 0 0 4 13 .254 .302 .322 .624 19 0 1 0
15 Russell Klobas 21 83 300 254 46 81 19 0 6 48 6 2 38 35 .319 .406 .465 .871 118 2 2 4
16 Chuck Kniffin 21 18 58 48 5 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 15 .208 .283 .229 .512 11 0 5 0
17 Donald Kreke 20 27 84 71 3 4 1 0 0 4 0 0 6 50 .056 .141 .070 .211 5 1 6 0
18 David Landers 23 87 290 224 50 54 12 5 4 39 6 3 54 58 .241 .394 .393 .787 88 6 1 5
19 Jerry Martin 23 132 572 513 86 162 30 6 12 112 21 1 51 96 .316 .374 .468 .842 240 1 0 7
20 Jerry Messerly# 29 14 9 7 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .429 .804 3 0 1 0
21 Terry Periman 22 29 55 52 5 13 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 16 .250 .291 .288 .579 15 0 0 0
22 William Piantek# 23 126 529 430 74 109 21 2 16 77 5 1 79 97 .253 .382 .423 .805 182 13 3 4
23 Harold Pidgeon 21 14 42 28 6 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 12 11 .179 .415 .179 .593 5 0 1 1
24 Roger Quiroga 19 15 37 30 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 7 .167 .219 .200 .419 6 0 5 0
25 Gary Rios 21 56 208 145 32 37 9 0 5 30 0 0 59 45 .255 .471 .421 .892 61 1 2 1
26 Rocky Skalisky* 18 18 70 59 11 11 2 0 0 8 3 1 10 20 .186 .314 .220 .535 13 1 0 0
27 William Slinker# 21 31 20 16 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .063 .167 .063 .229 1 0 2 0
28 James Sloan 21 18 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
29 Malcolm Smoot* 24 9 29 25 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 7 .120 .241 .160 .401 4 0 0 0
30 Roy Thomas 19 24 66 59 7 10 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 28 .169 .246 .186 .433 11 0 1 0
31 Fred Thomason* 24 7 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
32 Michael Whalin* 21 16 19 19 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .263 .263 .263 .526 5 0 0 0
32 Players 21.5 132 5058 4221 723 1101 196 31 74 627 107 30 697 896 .261 .368 .375 .743 1581 44 52 44 33
* - 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 Murray Gage-Cole 22 7 6 .538 2.25 55 0 0 0 17 64.0 52 25 16 2 22 2 71 3 0 3 1.156 7.3 0.3 3.1 10.0 3.23
2 Jerome Johnson 20 1 0 1.000 4.50 13 6 1 0 1 42.0 43 33 21 2 36 0 32 1 0 8 1.881 9.2 0.4 7.7 6.9 0.89
3 Larry Kiser* 22 12 3 .800 3.30 18 18 6 1 0 131.0 125 66 48 4 64 3 113 4 1 13 1.443 8.6 0.3 4.4 7.8 1.77
4 Chuck Kniffin* 21 13 1 .929 2.11 18 17 11 3 0 132.0 107 35 31 2 38 1 100 1 0 3 1.098 7.3 0.1 2.6 6.8 2.63
5 Donald Kreke 20 15 7 .682 3.14 27 27 13 2 0 198.0 186 75 69 10 71 4 187 7 0 5 1.298 8.5 0.5 3.2 8.5 2.63
6 Jerry Messerly 29 2 2 .500 3.00 13 0 0 0 5 18.0 19 10 6 1 13 2 16 2 0 7 1.778 9.5 0.5 6.5 8.0 1.23
7 Terry Periman* 22 11 3 .786 1.99 27 16 8 3 2 122.0 100 39 27 4 45 5 85 0 2 3 1.189 7.4 0.3 3.3 6.3 1.89
8 Roger Quiroga 19 6 6 .500 5.86 15 15 2 0 0 83.0 102 59 54 4 49 1 50 0 0 10 1.819 11.1 0.4 5.3 5.4 1.02
9 William Slinker 21 4 3 .571 3.65 31 3 0 0 1 69.0 70 39 28 3 43 5 35 3 0 7 1.638 9.1 0.4 5.6 4.6 0.81
10 James Sloan 21 3 1 .750 5.00 18 0 0 0 1 27.0 26 17 15 2 18 2 16 0 0 5 1.630 8.7 0.7 6.0 5.3 0.89
11 Roy Thomas 19 11 7 .611 3.43 24 24 5 1 0 152.0 128 67 58 8 62 4 128 6 1 10 1.250 7.6 0.5 3.7 7.6 2.06
12 Fred Thomason* 24 1 0 1.000 0.60 7 0 0 0 1 15.0 9 1 1 0 4 1 9 0 0 1 0.867 5.4 0.0 2.4 5.4 2.25
13 Michael Whalin* 21 3 4 .429 5.43 16 6 2 1 1 53.0 49 33 32 2 25 1 33 1 1 2 1.396 8.3 0.3 4.2 5.6 1.32
13 Players 21.2 89 43 .674 3.31 132 132 84 48 12 29 1105.0 1016 499 406 44 490 31 875 28 5 77 1.363 8.3 0.4 4.0 7.1 1.79
* - 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
James Kelly 51 331 22 9 3 .975 6.92 5
Gary Rios 51 345 33 10 1 .974 7.41 23
John Dusenbury 25 150 9 5 0 .970 6.36 5
Malcolm Smoot 9 77 7 2 1 .977 9.33 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Piantek 121 1009 48 16 93 .985 8.74
Bruce Butler 5 55 0 0 1 1.000 11.00
Kevin Bryant 4 28 5 0 3 1.000 8.25
Russell Klobas 3 31 2 1 6 .971 11.00
John Dusenbury 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stephen Bissett 127 306 345 17 83 .975 5.13
Russell Klobas 4 6 12 0 3 1.000 4.50
Fred Andrews 3 4 6 1 2 .909 3.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Anderson 115 91 246 15 22 .957 2.93
Russell Klobas 8 5 9 2 0 .875 1.75
Thomas Higgins 7 5 12 1 3 .944 2.43
Kevin Bryant 6 5 8 1 2 .929 2.17

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Andrews 91 130 268 34 58 .921 4.37
Tommie Bozich 33 43 107 14 15 .915 4.55
Russell Klobas 11 11 24 2 5 .946 3.18
Billy Anderson 4 5 7 0 1 1.000 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Martin 132 186 15 8 2 .962 1.52
Ernest Gonzalez 74 126 11 6 1 .958 1.85
David Landers 72 112 1 2 0 .983 1.57
Russell Klobas 52 58 2 2 1 .968 1.15
Bruce Butler 22 20 0 1 0 .952 0.91
Richard Giallella 19 45 1 0 0 1.000 2.42
Rocky Skalisky 18 24 1 2 0 .926 1.39
Harold Pidgeon 10 9 0 0 0 1.000 0.90
Kevin Bryant 8 5 1 0 0 1.000 0.75
John Dusenbury 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
William Piantek 4 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Murray Gage-Cole 55 1 10 0 1 1.000 0.20
William Slinker 31 3 10 2 2 .867 0.42
Donald Kreke 27 8 33 1 1 .976 1.52
Terry Periman 27 1 20 2 0 .913 0.78
Roy Thomas 24 11 24 3 3 .921 1.46
Larry Kiser 18 6 24 1 0 .968 1.67
Chuck Kniffin 18 5 19 2 2 .923 1.33
James Sloan 18 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.33
Michael Whalin 16 3 6 4 1 .692 0.56
Roger Quiroga 15 7 17 1 2 .960 1.60
Jerome Johnson 13 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.69
Jerry Messerly 13 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.23
Fred Thomason 7 0 2 1 0 .667 0.29

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Billy Anderson 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 31, 1948 Timmonsville, SC, US
Fred Andrews 20 R R 5' 8.0" 163 May 4, 1952 Lafayette, LA, US
Stephen Bissett 21 S R 5' 7.0" 155 1951
Tommie Bozich 20 R R 6' 2.0" 160 Nov 1, 1951 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Kevin Bryant 21 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 10, 1950 Sanford, FL, US
Bruce Butler 20 L R 6' 3.0" 1952
John Dusenbury 20 R R 5' 11.0" 205 1952
Murray Gage-Cole 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 19, 1949 Vancouver, BC, CA
Richard Giallella 24 L L 5' 11.0" 178 Aug 16, 1947 Trenton, NJ, US
Ernest Gonzalez 19 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Aug 14, 1952 Tampa, FL, US
Thomas Higgins 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1950
Jerome Johnson 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1952
James Kelly 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 24, 1948
Larry Kiser 22 R L 6' 4.0" 220 Jul 27, 1949 Kingsport, TN, US
Russell Klobas 21 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 3, 1950
Chuck Kniffin 21 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 28, 1950 Rockville Center, NY, US
Donald Kreke 20 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 16, 1952
David Landers 23 R L 5' 10.0" 175 1949
Jerry Martin 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 11, 1949 Columbia, SC, US
Jerry Messerly 29 S R 6' 2.0" 204 Nov 24, 1942 Fort Dodge, IA, US
Terry Periman 22 R L 6' 1.0" 180 1950
William Piantek 23 S L 6' 1.0" 197 1949
Harold Pidgeon 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1951
Roger Quiroga 19 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 25, 1953 Galveston, TX, US
Gary Rios 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1951
Rocky Skalisky 18 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 22, 1953 Wadena, MN, US
William Slinker 21 S R 6' 1.0" 205 1951
James Sloan 21 R R 6' 2.0" 178 1951
Malcolm Smoot 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1948
Roy Thomas 19 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 22, 1953 Quantico, VA, US
Fred Thomason 24 L L 6' 2.0" 205 1948
Michael Whalin 21 L L 6' 0.0" 198 1951

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