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1976 Wichita Aeros

1976 > Class AAA > 1976 American Association (West)
Overall: 56-79
Scored 545 runs, Allowed 663 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-79

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Doc Edwards
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1975 / 1977

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 Mike Adams 27 36 116 92 17 28 2 2 3 9 1 2 23 15 .304 .448 .467 .916 43 1 0 0
2 Bill Bright* 27 94 249 225 25 57 9 0 8 36 1 0 21 36 .253 .317 .400 .717 90 1 0 2
3 Stephen Clancy 24 94 310 268 21 61 7 0 3 18 0 1 35 38 .228 .324 .287 .611 77 4 1 2
4 Gregory Collins 24 32 80 70 8 17 2 0 1 8 0 0 7 11 .243 .316 .314 .631 22 1 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
5 Ken Crosby 28 36 22 15 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 8 .067 .300 .133 .433 2 0 2 0
6 William Droege 25 74 258 227 28 56 9 1 2 26 7 1 26 36 .247 .328 .322 .650 73 2 2 1
7 Ron Dunn 26 105 414 381 48 94 18 3 21 48 3 1 28 71 .247 .299 .475 .774 181 1 2 2
8 Ken Frailing* 28 11 24 19 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 .211 .286 .263 .549 5 0 3 0
9 Tony Franklin# 26 21 85 69 16 23 2 2 0 7 1 3 14 8 .333 .440 .420 .861 29 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
10 Dave Geisel* 21 10 22 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .059 .238 .059 .297 1 0 1 0
11 Julio Gonzalez 23 128 523 484 59 136 12 5 3 41 27 6 24 53 .281 .329 .345 .674 167 11 3 1
12 Gene Hiser* 27 111 352 303 35 75 16 1 2 29 5 4 39 39 .248 .333 .327 .660 99 1 7 2 Stats for 2 teams
13 Jim Kremmel* 27 26 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .750 .000 .750 0 0 0 0
14 Mike Krukow 24 26 50 47 1 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 22 .213 .240 .213 .453 10 0 0 1
15 Dennis Lamp 23 30 52 47 6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 .191 .240 .191 .431 9 0 2 0
16 Donnie Moore* 22 33 58 54 4 7 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 14 .130 .127 .148 .275 8 0 3 1
17 Gerry Pirtle 28 50 18 14 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 0 3 0
18 Willie Prall* 26 35 33 29 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 10 .069 .129 .207 .336 6 0 2 0
19 Ed Putman 22 12 47 44 2 12 3 0 1 6 0 0 3 10 .273 .319 .409 .728 18 0 0 0
20 Buddy Schultz 25 13 9 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 1 0
21 Mike Sember 23 69 245 216 26 52 5 0 1 16 6 4 26 58 .241 .325 .278 .603 60 1 2 0
22 Rob Sperring 26 94 336 298 34 71 13 3 13 38 4 0 31 66 .238 .315 .433 .748 129 3 3 1
23 Douglas Stodgel 27 86 234 210 19 57 9 1 2 21 3 1 18 14 .271 .330 .352 .683 74 1 4 1
24 Bruce Sutter 23 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
25 Jerry Tabb* 24 124 453 395 60 114 21 1 19 67 3 1 50 52 .289 .368 .491 .859 194 2 2 4
26 Jim Tyrone 27 124 514 459 72 123 14 1 20 57 17 7 48 57 .268 .340 .434 .773 199 3 2 2
27 Wayne Tyrone 25 28 99 84 18 24 7 2 8 21 0 0 14 25 .286 .388 .702 1.090 59 0 1 0
28 Chris Ward* 27 115 464 388 62 119 15 2 12 54 4 2 68 48 .307 .407 .448 .856 174 2 0 6
29 Milt Wilcox 26 27 46 42 4 8 3 0 0 5 0 0 1 9 .190 .205 .262 .466 11 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
30 Geoff Zahn* 30 21 56 47 5 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 7 .128 .226 .149 .375 7 0 3 0
31 Oscar Zamora 31 14 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 0 0
31 Players 25.5 135 4887 4308 545 1107 156 23 120 493 78 30 472 704 .257 .333 .387 .721 1669 33 48 26 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 Ken Crosby 28 3 4 .429 3.43 36 7 2 0 5 97.0 91 45 37 10 45 6 95 2 0 1 1.402 8.4 0.9 4.2 8.8 2.11
2 Ken Frailing* 28 2 3 .400 4.50 10 8 0 0 1 52.0 57 30 26 6 12 1 25 0 0 2 1.327 9.9 1.0 2.1 4.3 2.08
3 Dave Geisel* 21 2 4 .333 5.04 9 8 3 1 0 50.0 50 33 28 7 25 1 27 2 0 0 1.500 9.0 1.3 4.5 4.9 1.08
4 Jim Kremmel* 27 1 2 .333 6.55 26 1 0 0 0 44.0 57 37 32 6 27 2 37 3 0 3 1.909 11.7 1.2 5.5 7.6 1.37
5 Mike Krukow 24 7 9 .438 3.31 26 20 6 2 0 144.0 142 61 53 9 47 2 108 6 1 6 1.312 8.9 0.6 2.9 6.8 2.30
6 Dennis Lamp 23 8 14 .364 4.06 30 25 6 0 1 153.0 182 94 69 15 52 10 98 6 0 7 1.529 10.7 0.9 3.1 5.8 1.88
7 Donnie Moore 22 7 11 .389 4.74 24 24 9 2 0 152.0 170 96 80 25 61 4 92 1 1 6 1.520 10.1 1.5 3.6 5.4 1.51
8 Gerry Pirtle 28 8 7 .533 3.71 50 0 0 0 9 80.0 77 41 33 8 25 4 64 1 1 3 1.275 8.7 0.9 2.8 7.2 2.56
9 Willie Prall* 26 5 10 .333 5.56 33 15 2 1 0 115.0 135 83 71 14 59 3 63 0 1 2 1.687 10.6 1.1 4.6 4.9 1.07
10 Buddy Schultz* 25 1 1 .500 3.38 13 2 1 1 1 32.0 28 15 12 2 15 1 22 1 0 2 1.344 7.9 0.6 4.2 6.2 1.47
11 Bruce Sutter 23 2 1 .667 1.50 7 0 0 0 1 12.0 9 3 2 1 4 1 16 0 0 1 1.083 6.8 0.8 3.0 12.0 4.00
12 Milt Wilcox 26 6 7 .462 3.81 27 18 3 0 0 130.0 141 72 55 11 63 11 94 4 1 3 1.569 9.8 0.8 4.4 6.5 1.49 Stats for 2 teams
13 Geoff Zahn* 30 8 8 .500 4.27 21 21 5 1 0 137.0 142 81 65 16 61 9 66 2 0 8 1.482 9.3 1.1 4.0 4.3 1.08
14 Oscar Zamora 31 2 3 .400 7.36 14 0 0 0 2 22.0 29 22 18 2 6 3 20 1 0 1 1.591 11.9 0.8 2.5 8.2 3.33
14 Players 25.9 56 79 .415 4.32 135 135 101 34 9 20 1118.0 1202 663 537 124 457 51 750 26 5 42 1.484 9.7 1.0 3.7 6.0 1.64
* - 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
Stephen Clancy 93 504 45 7 5 .987 5.90 14
Gregory Collins 29 122 14 3 0 .978 4.69 3 Stats for 2 teams
Douglas Stodgel 28 113 12 8 5 .940 4.46 5
Ed Putman 11 62 8 0 4 1.000 6.36 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Tabb 115 1016 46 11 95 .990 9.23
Wayne Tyrone 13 80 6 3 8 .966 6.62
Chris Ward 10 67 1 1 3 .986 6.80
Rob Sperring 9 51 2 0 0 1.000 5.89
Gene Hiser 2 12 1 2 1 .867 6.50 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Putman 2 17 1 0 2 1.000 9.00
Stephen Clancy 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Gonzalez 100 235 293 30 79 .946 5.28
Douglas Stodgel 17 24 30 3 7 .947 3.18
Mike Adams 13 20 25 2 3 .957 3.46
Rob Sperring 10 18 27 1 3 .978 4.50
Ron Dunn 2 7 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Dunn 102 77 220 11 20 .964 2.91
Douglas Stodgel 16 12 22 1 4 .971 2.13
Wayne Tyrone 3 1 3 2 0 .667 1.33
Rob Sperring 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Jim Tyrone 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rob Sperring 64 90 186 15 39 .948 4.31
Mike Sember 51 69 143 21 28 .910 4.16
Julio Gonzalez 30 40 91 8 11 .942 4.37
Ron Dunn 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Tyrone 121 191 11 6 2 .971 1.67
Chris Ward 106 164 4 8 0 .955 1.58
Gene Hiser 92 125 7 0 1 1.000 1.43 Stats for 2 teams
William Droege 67 104 4 2 1 .982 1.61
Bill Bright 65 89 7 8 2 .923 1.48
Mike Adams 12 14 0 3 0 .824 1.17
Mike Sember 11 13 0 1 0 .929 1.18
Wayne Tyrone 11 19 1 1 0 .952 1.82
Rob Sperring 9 14 1 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gerry Pirtle 50 5 10 1 2 .938 0.30
Ken Crosby 36 7 20 0 0 1.000 0.75
Willie Prall 33 3 19 4 1 .846 0.67
Dennis Lamp 30 3 41 5 2 .898 1.47
Milt Wilcox 27 9 25 3 4 .919 1.26 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Kremmel 26 1 4 1 2 .833 0.19
Mike Krukow 26 6 21 1 4 .964 1.04
Donnie Moore 24 12 29 7 3 .854 1.71
Geoff Zahn 21 8 25 2 0 .943 1.57
Oscar Zamora 14 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Buddy Schultz 13 2 5 0 2 1.000 0.54
Ken Frailing 10 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.90
Dave Geisel 9 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.78
Bruce Sutter 7 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.71

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Adams 27 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Jul 24, 1948 Cincinnati, OH, US
Bill Bright 27 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 30, 1949 Allentown, PA, US
Stephen Clancy 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 21, 1951
Gregory Collins 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 1, 1952
Ken Crosby 28 R R 6' 2.0" 179 Dec 15, 1947 New Denver, BC, CA
William Droege 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jun 24, 1951
Ron Dunn 26 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 24, 1950 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Ken Frailing 28 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 19, 1948 Madison, WI, US
Tony Franklin 26 S R 5' 10.0" 155 Jun 9, 1950 Portland, ME, US
Dave Geisel 21 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Jan 18, 1955 Windber, PA, US
Julio Gonzalez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Dec 25, 1952 Caguas, PR
Gene Hiser 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 11, 1948 Baltimore, MD, US
Jim Kremmel 27 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 28, 1949 Belleville, IL, US
Mike Krukow 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Jan 21, 1952 Long Beach, CA, US
Dennis Lamp 23 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 23, 1952 Los Angeles, CA, US
Donnie Moore 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 13, 1954 Lubbock, TX, US
Gerry Pirtle 28 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1947 Tulsa, OK, US
Willie Prall 26 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 20, 1950 Hackensack, NJ, US
Ed Putman 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 25, 1953 Los Angeles, CA, US
Buddy Schultz 25 R L 6' 0.0" 170 Sep 19, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Mike Sember 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 24, 1953 Hammond, IN, US
Rob Sperring 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 10, 1949 San Francisco, CA, US
Douglas Stodgel 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 29, 1948
Bruce Sutter 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jan 8, 1953 Lancaster, PA, US
Jerry Tabb 24 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 17, 1952 Altus, OK, US
Jim Tyrone 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 29, 1949 Alice, TX, US
Wayne Tyrone 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 1, 1950 Alice, TX, US
Chris Ward 27 L L 6' 0.0" 180 May 18, 1949 Oakland, CA, US
Milt Wilcox 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 20, 1950 Honolulu, HI, US
Geoff Zahn 30 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 19, 1945 Baltimore, MD, US
Oscar Zamora 31 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Sep 23, 1944 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU

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