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1972 Salem Pirates

1972 > Class A > 1972 Carolina League
Overall: 79-58
Scored 637 runs, Allowed 583 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-63

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Timothy Murtaugh
Represented: Salem, VA
Ballpark: n/a
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 Gary Abram 20 12 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Rich Anderson 21 22 44 40 3 7 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 10 .175 .190 .250 .440 10 1 2 1
3 Doug Bair 22 32 79 65 5 10 1 1 0 6 0 0 6 31 .154 .219 .200 .419 13 0 6 2
4 Terry Collins 23 126 535 459 77 116 17 7 1 41 8 3 70 75 .253 .353 .327 .680 150 2 3 1
5 Lafayette Currence# 20 19 8 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 2 0 0 0
6 William James# 25 24 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
7 John Lyles 26 89 234 213 20 54 9 2 4 24 3 0 16 36 .254 .309 .371 .680 79 2 1 2
8 Ken Macha 21 62 233 197 20 50 7 2 8 33 2 2 30 41 .254 .361 .431 .792 85 4 0 2
9 DeWayne Mason 23 13 17 15 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .133 .133 .200 .333 3 0 2 0
10 Steve McFarland 22 87 355 312 48 77 8 2 3 24 12 2 35 52 .247 .325 .314 .639 98 3 1 4
11 Kenneth Melvin 21 39 115 104 14 27 4 1 1 20 4 0 9 22 .260 .313 .346 .659 36 0 0 2
12 Mario Mendoza 21 136 503 461 48 102 10 4 3 46 10 1 32 125 .221 .275 .280 .554 129 3 4 3
13 Jim Minshall 24 26 75 63 9 13 4 0 1 4 0 0 3 22 .206 .254 .317 .571 20 1 8 0
14 Ronald Mitchell 20 135 543 493 75 151 22 9 21 89 27 3 39 86 .306 .354 .515 .869 254 2 1 8
15 John Morlan 24 16 29 24 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 .208 .345 .250 .595 6 1 0 0
16 Timothy Murtaugh# 29 10 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 David Nelson 22 14 14 14 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .143 .286 2 0 0 0
18 Ed Ott* 20 133 545 450 84 137 18 10 7 63 8 2 85 58 .304 .417 .436 .852 196 5 0 5
19 Dave Parker* 21 135 566 523 91 162 30 6 22 101 38 7 34 95 .310 .350 .516 .866 270 2 0 7
20 Edward Robbins 24 39 49 44 5 10 1 1 1 4 0 0 3 6 .227 .277 .364 .640 16 0 2 0
21 Jim Sadowski 20 41 32 25 9 5 0 1 0 4 1 1 6 5 .200 .355 .280 .635 7 0 1 0
22 Felix Santana 30 84 233 206 33 55 9 2 3 25 0 1 21 34 .267 .330 .374 .704 77 1 0 5
23 Alvin Sells 24 19 16 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 .083 .313 .083 .396 1 0 0 0
24 John Simontacchi* 20 47 162 140 14 30 6 1 1 13 2 0 15 30 .214 .302 .293 .595 41 4 0 3
25 Larry Smith 22 76 317 277 53 85 9 6 3 27 12 1 36 49 .307 .390 .415 .806 115 2 2 0
26 Robert Sorrentino* 24 16 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
27 Paul Strauch 23 20 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
28 William Thomas 22 48 179 156 16 30 5 0 3 19 0 2 17 40 .192 .273 .282 .555 44 1 3 2
29 John Vance* 24 20 56 51 5 10 3 0 2 7 0 0 4 22 .196 .268 .373 .640 19 1 0 0
30 George Whileyman 22 15 27 25 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .160 .160 .160 .320 4 0 2 0
30 Players 22.1 137 4989 4396 637 1147 166 56 84 557 127 25 472 872 .261 .334 .381 .716 1677 35 39 47 21
* - 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 Gary Abram 20 1 0 1.000 4.12 12 0 0 0 2 24.0 31 13 11 3 16 0 17 0 0 1 1.958 11.6 1.1 6.0 6.4 1.06
2 Rich Anderson 21 9 9 .500 4.65 22 22 5 2 0 120.0 129 69 62 11 56 5 76 4 1 15 1.542 9.7 0.8 4.2 5.7 1.36
3 Doug Bair 22 15 7 .682 2.85 24 24 15 2 0 180.0 170 86 57 10 95 1 186 3 0 15 1.472 8.5 0.5 4.8 9.3 1.96
4 Lafayette Currence* 20 1 3 .250 8.07 18 1 0 0 2 29.0 39 34 26 4 27 2 25 1 0 5 2.276 12.1 1.2 8.4 7.8 0.93
5 William James 25 6 2 .750 1.93 24 0 0 0 5 28.0 23 9 6 4 10 2 28 1 0 1 1.179 7.4 1.3 3.2 9.0 2.80
6 DeWayne Mason 23 4 2 .667 2.17 13 8 2 0 0 54.0 44 17 13 6 15 0 27 1 0 2 1.093 7.3 1.0 2.5 4.5 1.80
7 Jim Minshall 24 16 1 .941 3.38 26 26 12 1 0 181.0 166 83 68 13 75 0 136 7 1 4 1.331 8.3 0.6 3.7 6.8 1.81
8 John Morlan 24 4 3 .571 2.47 10 10 3 2 0 62.0 43 23 17 1 29 1 68 4 1 7 1.161 6.2 0.1 4.2 9.9 2.34
9 Timothy Murtaugh 29 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 David Nelson 22 1 6 .143 4.59 14 7 0 0 1 51.0 47 32 26 4 25 2 37 1 0 2 1.412 8.3 0.7 4.4 6.5 1.48
11 Edward Robbins 24 7 4 .636 3.33 32 11 4 1 3 119.0 105 48 44 8 64 2 102 2 0 9 1.420 7.9 0.6 4.8 7.7 1.59
12 Jim Sadowski 20 7 8 .467 3.89 30 9 1 0 1 104.0 94 55 45 10 68 0 91 5 0 8 1.558 8.1 0.9 5.9 7.9 1.34
13 Felix Santana 30 0 0 5.40 2 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 3 3 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.400 7.2 1.8 5.4 3.6 0.67
14 Alvin Sells 24 1 4 .200 4.33 19 3 1 0 2 54.0 59 33 26 4 23 2 46 0 2 3 1.519 9.8 0.7 3.8 7.7 2.00
15 Robert Sorrentino* 24 1 0 1.000 6.48 15 3 0 0 0 25.0 26 20 18 2 22 0 22 2 0 5 1.920 9.4 0.7 7.9 7.9 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
16 Paul Strauch 23 1 3 .250 1.80 20 1 0 0 4 30.0 26 9 6 2 11 3 32 1 0 2 1.233 7.8 0.6 3.3 9.6 2.91
17 George Whileyman 22 5 6 .455 5.38 15 15 3 1 0 77.0 70 55 46 6 41 2 60 6 0 13 1.442 8.2 0.7 4.8 7.0 1.46
17 Players 22.6 79 58 .577 3.72 137 137 91 46 11 20 1134.0 1071 583 469 87 570 22 947 38 5 91 1.447 8.5 0.7 4.5 7.5 1.66
* - 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
Ken Macha 52 383 28 8 5 .981 7.90 24
John Simontacchi 45 279 19 9 3 .971 6.62 22
John Lyles 44 216 15 3 2 .987 5.25 7
John Vance 14 90 4 5 0 .949 6.71 4
Timothy Murtaugh 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Mitchell 133 991 59 20 101 .981 7.89
John Lyles 9 42 3 0 4 1.000 5.00
John Vance 2 18 2 0 1 1.000 10.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terry Collins 125 254 333 25 61 .959 4.70
Steve McFarland 17 38 43 1 13 .988 4.76
John Lyles 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve McFarland 71 71 102 9 11 .951 2.44
Felix Santana 51 34 56 6 6 .938 1.76
John Lyles 19 19 24 5 1 .896 2.26
Ken Macha 8 3 8 5 0 .688 1.38
Kenneth Melvin 4 1 5 1 0 .857 1.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mario Mendoza 136 211 365 40 79 .935 4.24
Steve McFarland 2 3 6 3 2 .750 4.50
Felix Santana 1 0 2 0 1 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Parker 134 250 20 20 3 .931 2.01
Ed Ott 132 211 19 8 9 .966 1.74
Larry Smith 74 118 8 4 4 .969 1.70
William Thomas 45 56 2 4 0 .935 1.29
Kenneth Melvin 23 29 3 1 0 .970 1.39
Ronald Mitchell 7 4 0 2 0 .667 0.57
John Lyles 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Edward Robbins 32 11 32 2 2 .956 1.34
Jim Sadowski 30 4 14 1 1 .947 0.60
Jim Minshall 26 7 14 5 0 .808 0.81
Doug Bair 24 9 17 4 2 .867 1.08
William James 24 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.21
Rich Anderson 22 6 25 1 2 .969 1.41
Paul Strauch 20 4 4 0 0 1.000 0.40
Alvin Sells 19 2 8 2 0 .833 0.53
Lafayette Currence 18 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.50
Robert Sorrentino 15 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.47 Stats for 2 teams
George Whileyman 15 3 8 2 0 .846 0.73
David Nelson 14 6 7 0 0 1.000 0.93
DeWayne Mason 13 5 6 1 0 .917 0.85
Gary Abram 12 0 3 2 1 .600 0.25
John Morlan 10 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.80
Felix Santana 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Timothy Murtaugh 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gary Abram 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 7, 1952
Rich Anderson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jul 14, 1950
Doug Bair 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 22, 1949 Defiance, OH, US
Terry Collins 23 R R 5' 9.0" 158 May 27, 1949 Midland, MI, US
Lafayette Currence 20 S L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 3, 1951 Rock Hill, SC, US
William James 25 S R 6' 1.0" 205 Sep 2, 1946
John Lyles 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 24, 1946
Ken Macha 21 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Sep 29, 1950 Monroeville, PA, US
DeWayne Mason 23 R R 6' 3.0" 160 Aug 7, 1948
Steve McFarland 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1950
Kenneth Melvin 21 R R 6' 0.0" 160 Feb 17, 1951
Mario Mendoza 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 26, 1950 Chihuahua, Chihuahua, MX
Jim Minshall 24 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Jul 4, 1947 Covington, KY, US
Ronald Mitchell 20 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 18, 1951 Phoenix, AZ, US
John Morlan 24 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Nov 22, 1947 Columbus, OH, US
Timothy Murtaugh 29 S R 5' 11.0" 195 May 6, 1943 Chester, PA, US
David Nelson 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Sep 28, 1949
Ed Ott 20 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 11, 1951 Muncy, PA, US
Dave Parker 21 L R 6' 5.0" 230 Jun 9, 1951 Grenada, MS, US
Edward Robbins 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1948
Jim Sadowski 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 7, 1951 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Felix Santana 30 R R 5' 7.0" 152 Apr 29, 1942 Mao, Valverde, DO
Alvin Sells 24 R R 6' 3.0" 183 1948
John Simontacchi 20 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1952
Larry Smith 22 R R 5' 11.0" 162 1950
Robert Sorrentino 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 1948
Paul Strauch 23 R R 6' 3.0" 180 1949
William Thomas 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 23, 1949
John Vance 24 L R 6' 3.0" 208 1948
George Whileyman 22 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Mar 29, 1950

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