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1998 Birmingham Barons

1998 > Class AA > 1998 Southern League (West)
Overall: 58-82
Scored 670 runs, Allowed 827 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-83

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Dave Huppert
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL) and Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (Hoover, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999

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 Howard Battle 26 91 376 330 47 103 31 2 11 55 3 2 39 58 .312 .383 .518 .901 171 12 2 0 5 2 Stats for 2 teams
2 Juan Bautista 23 120 451 420 46 107 13 1 5 34 6 12 18 98 .255 .290 .326 .616 137 18 4 6 3 1
3 Johnny Cardenas 27 17 57 55 3 11 2 0 0 8 0 0 1 8 .200 .214 .236 .451 13 1 0 1 0 0
4 Wil Cordero 26 11 42 35 6 10 2 0 2 11 0 0 7 3 .286 .405 .514 .919 18 1 0 0 0 0
5 Brian Downs 23 10 44 37 3 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 7 .297 .349 .324 .673 12 1 2 1 2 0
6 John Finn 30 44 189 146 37 40 6 1 3 15 4 4 34 12 .274 .419 .390 .810 57 3 4 3 2 0
7 Manny Gonzalez# 22 102 407 371 51 112 24 2 2 35 9 7 23 52 .302 .348 .394 .742 146 11 4 8 1 0
8 Ricky Gonzalez 23 23 84 73 5 16 2 0 0 11 0 0 7 18 .219 .284 .247 .531 18 2 0 3 1 0
9 Brad Heller 26 6 12 11 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .364 .417 .364 .780 4 0 1 0 0 0
10 Jeff Inglin 22 139 585 494 75 121 22 6 24 100 3 2 78 101 .245 .347 .460 .807 227 12 4 0 9 3
11 Corey Jenkins 21 7 28 26 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 17 .154 .214 .192 .407 5 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mark Johnson* 22 117 494 382 68 108 17 3 9 59 0 1 105 72 .283 .443 .414 .857 158 5 6 0 1 0
13 Carlos Lee 22 138 592 549 77 166 33 2 21 106 11 5 39 55 .302 .350 .485 .834 266 32 2 0 2 2
14 Jeff Liefer* 23 127 541 471 84 137 33 6 21 89 1 2 60 125 .291 .381 .520 .901 245 9 9 0 1 6
15 Brian Manning 23 12 47 43 2 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .186 .255 .209 .465 9 2 2 0 0 0
16 Sandy McKinnon 25 57 230 200 21 40 8 0 1 18 11 3 19 41 .200 .272 .255 .527 51 1 2 6 3 1
17 Sergio Nunez 23 115 487 435 57 106 8 0 1 32 26 7 38 59 .244 .307 .269 .576 117 10 3 8 3 0
18 Wil Polidor# 24 31 108 104 8 24 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 15 .231 .252 .231 .483 24 7 2 1 0 0
19 Tate Seefried* 26 66 264 231 21 55 14 0 4 36 0 1 32 61 .238 .330 .351 .680 81 4 0 0 1 2
20 Demond Smith# 25 84 383 321 75 99 23 7 5 30 25 14 48 67 .308 .404 .470 .874 151 2 6 4 4 1
21 Jerry Whittaker 24 57 217 205 21 49 12 2 9 26 3 3 9 65 .239 .273 .449 .722 92 5 1 1 1 0
21 Players 23.5 140 5307 4648 670 1235 226 30 108 625 99 61 529 893 .266 .345 .397 .742 1845 126 52 42 36 16
* - 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 Jim Abbott* 30 2 3 .400 5.40 8 8 0 0 0 0 41.2 53 33 25 2 21 0 35 1 0 5 198 1.776 11.4 0.4 4.5 7.6 1.67
2 John Ambrose 23 9 12 .429 5.18 31 22 3 0 0 0 140.2 156 90 81 18 69 2 103 13 2 14 641 1.600 10.0 1.2 4.4 6.6 1.49
3 Kevin Beirne 24 13 9 .591 3.44 26 26 0 2 1 0 167.1 142 77 64 12 87 2 153 6 2 4 702 1.369 7.6 0.6 4.7 8.2 1.76
4 Chad Bradford 23 1 1 .500 2.60 10 0 7 0 0 1 17.1 13 6 5 2 8 0 14 0 0 2 72 1.212 6.8 1.0 4.2 7.3 1.75
5 Shane Buteaux 26 0 1 .000 5.68 13 1 3 0 0 0 25.1 36 28 16 1 11 0 12 1 1 5 125 1.855 12.8 0.4 3.9 4.3 1.09
6 Carlos Chantres 22 2 4 .333 5.81 20 5 7 0 0 1 52.2 58 35 34 5 42 1 49 0 0 3 251 1.899 9.9 0.9 7.2 8.4 1.17
7 Joe Davenport 22 3 2 .600 7.22 26 0 15 0 0 1 38.2 54 36 31 2 30 0 22 2 0 5 202 2.172 12.6 0.5 7.0 5.1 0.73
8 Joe Farley* 23 1 2 .333 11.15 6 1 0 0 0 0 15.1 20 19 19 0 15 1 7 2 0 1 78 2.283 11.7 0.0 8.8 4.1 0.47
9 Jason Lakman 21 0 10 .000 7.96 15 15 0 0 0 0 72.1 89 70 64 15 40 0 79 8 2 6 352 1.783 11.1 1.9 5.0 9.8 1.98
10 David Lundquist 25 1 1 .500 3.29 33 0 21 0 0 10 41.0 28 15 15 1 15 1 41 2 0 1 165 1.049 6.1 0.2 3.3 9.0 2.73
11 Larry Mitchell 26 0 0 63.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 4 7 7 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 12 9.000 36.0 0.0 45.0 0.0 0.00
12 Jamie Nichols 22 0 0 7.50 5 1 2 0 0 0 12.0 15 11 10 3 8 0 12 0 0 0 57 1.917 11.2 2.2 6.0 9.0 1.50
13 Jason Olsen 23 8 10 .444 4.69 28 28 0 4 0 0 159.1 188 95 83 19 53 3 134 5 1 6 709 1.513 10.6 1.1 3.0 7.6 2.53
14 Jesus Pena* 23 0 2 .000 3.86 22 0 12 0 0 2 23.1 20 12 10 3 10 0 28 0 2 2 100 1.286 7.7 1.2 3.9 10.8 2.80
15 Jason Secoda 23 2 3 .400 6.34 39 0 20 0 0 1 65.1 78 50 46 6 39 2 45 2 1 7 307 1.791 10.7 0.8 5.4 6.2 1.15
16 Bob Theodile 25 0 1 .000 7.56 8 0 4 0 0 0 16.2 18 18 14 1 16 0 17 2 0 0 85 2.040 9.7 0.5 8.6 9.2 1.06
17 Julien Tucker 25 4 6 .400 6.82 34 5 7 0 0 3 66.0 77 66 50 2 45 0 47 5 1 10 318 1.848 10.5 0.3 6.1 6.4 1.04
18 Ken Vining* 23 10 12 .455 4.07 29 28 0 1 0 0 172.2 187 103 78 8 91 1 133 4 0 16 793 1.610 9.7 0.4 4.7 6.9 1.46
19 Bryan Ward* 26 2 3 .400 2.36 29 0 24 0 0 12 42.0 33 19 11 0 25 3 40 1 0 5 187 1.381 7.1 0.0 5.4 8.6 1.60
20 Brian Woods 27 0 0 11.45 7 0 4 0 0 0 11.0 15 15 14 4 11 0 10 1 0 3 60 2.364 12.3 3.3 9.0 8.2 0.91
21 Mike Zolecki 26 0 0 7.88 14 0 4 0 0 0 24.0 20 22 21 4 29 1 11 2 1 3 118 2.042 7.5 1.5 10.9 4.1 0.38
21 Players 23.8 58 82 .414 5.20 140 140 133 7 5 31 1205.2 1304 827 696 108 670 17 992 57 13 101 5532 1.637 9.7 0.8 5.0 7.4 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
Mark Johnson 103 717 65 8 4 .990 7.59 19 99 29 23%
Ricky Gonzalez 23 170 13 3 2 .984 7.96 1 31 6 16%
Johnny Cardenas 17 105 12 0 1 1.000 6.88 2 13 7 35%
Brad Heller 5 17 2 1 0 .950 3.80 0 2 1 33%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Liefer 100 753 59 11 68 .987 8.12
Tate Seefried 24 207 19 2 20 .991 9.42
Wil Cordero 10 81 9 1 7 .989 9.00
Brian Downs 5 35 3 1 4 .974 7.60
Wil Polidor 3 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.33
Howard Battle 2 16 2 1 4 .947 9.00 Stats for 2 teams
Mark Johnson 1 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sergio Nunez 115 236 344 22 80 .963 5.04
Wil Polidor 16 25 36 4 8 .938 3.81
John Finn 13 30 25 0 6 1.000 4.23
Howard Battle 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carlos Lee 127 99 223 35 16 .902 2.54
Howard Battle 71 41 127 14 16 .923 2.37 Stats for 2 teams
John Finn 7 7 12 1 2 .950 2.71
Wil Polidor 4 2 9 1 1 .917 2.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Juan Bautista 120 173 342 31 76 .943 4.29
John Finn 12 11 38 2 7 .961 4.08
Wil Polidor 9 15 20 1 6 .972 3.89
Howard Battle 7 7 11 0 2 1.000 2.57 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Inglin 115 204 10 3 1 .986 1.86
Manny Gonzalez 95 169 18 8 1 .959 1.97
Demond Smith 83 185 4 4 2 .979 2.28
Sandy McKinnon 56 106 6 4 2 .966 2.00
Jerry Whittaker 52 128 5 3 0 .978 2.56
Jeff Liefer 10 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.10
Brian Manning 8 14 0 1 0 .933 1.75
Corey Jenkins 7 6 0 1 0 .857 0.86
John Finn 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jason Secoda 39 6 9 1 0 .938 0.38
Julien Tucker 34 3 8 5 2 .688 0.32
David Lundquist 33 3 4 0 1 1.000 0.21
John Ambrose 31 9 20 1 0 .967 0.94
Ken Vining 29 6 19 6 0 .806 0.86
Bryan Ward 29 0 7 1 0 .875 0.24
Jason Olsen 28 12 22 0 2 1.000 1.21
Kevin Beirne 26 13 37 4 1 .926 1.92
Joe Davenport 26 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.12
Jesus Pena 22 1 4 1 1 .833 0.23
Carlos Chantres 20 5 4 2 0 .818 0.45
Jason Lakman 15 7 3 1 0 .909 0.67
Mike Zolecki 14 0 0 0 0 0.00
Shane Buteaux 13 4 3 1 0 .875 0.54
Chad Bradford 10 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.70
Jim Abbott 8 4 7 2 0 .846 1.38
Bob Theodile 8 3 3 1 0 .857 0.75
Brian Woods 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.14
Joe Farley 6 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.83
Jamie Nichols 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.00
Larry Mitchell 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Abbott 30 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 19, 1967 Flint, MI, US
John Ambrose 23 R R 6' 5.0" 180 Nov 1, 1974 Evansville, IN, US
Howard Battle 26 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Mar 25, 1972 Biloxi, MS, US
Juan Bautista 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 24, 1975 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Kevin Beirne 24 L R 6' 4.0" 210 Jan 1, 1974 Houston, TX, US
Chad Bradford 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Sep 14, 1974 Jackson, MS, US
Shane Buteaux 26 R R 6' 3.0" 202 Dec 28, 1971 New Iberia, LA, US
Johnny Cardenas 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jul 23, 1970 Joliet, IL, US
Carlos Chantres 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 1, 1976 Miami, FL, US
Wil Cordero 26 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 3, 1971 Mayaguez, PR
Joe Davenport 22 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Mar 24, 1976 Chicago, IL, US
Brian Downs 23 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Apr 10, 1975 Bellflower, CA, US
Joe Farley 23 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 12, 1974 Williamsport, PA, US
John Finn 30 R R 5' 8.0" 168 Oct 18, 1967 Oakland, CA, US
Manny Gonzalez 22 S R 6' 2.0" 195 May 5, 1976 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ricky Gonzalez 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 13, 1974 Miami, FL, US
Brad Heller 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 8, 1971 Tucson, AZ, US
Jeff Inglin 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 8, 1975 Petaluma, CA, US
Corey Jenkins 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 25, 1976 Columbia, SC, US
Mark Johnson 22 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 12, 1975 Wheat Ridge, CO, US
Jason Lakman 21 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Oct 17, 1976 Burien, WA, US
Carlos Lee 22 R R 6' 2.0" 270 Jun 20, 1976 Aguadulce, Cocle, PA
Jeff Liefer 23 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 17, 1974 Fontana, CA, US
David Lundquist 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 4, 1973 Beverly, MA, US
Brian Manning 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 1, 1975 Brooklyn, NY, US
Sandy McKinnon 25 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Sep 20, 1972 Nicholls, GA, US
Larry Mitchell 26 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Oct 16, 1971 Flint, MI, US
Jamie Nichols 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jan 22, 1976 Bear, DE, US
Sergio Nunez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 3, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jason Olsen 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Mar 16, 1975 Fairfield, CA, US
Jesus Pena 23 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 8, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Wil Polidor 24 S R 6' 1.0" 158 Sep 23, 1973 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Jason Secoda 23 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Sep 2, 1974 Garden Grove, CA, US
Tate Seefried 26 L R 6' 4.0" 180 Apr 22, 1972 Seattle, WA, US
Demond Smith 25 S R 5' 8.0" 180 Nov 6, 1972 Rialto, CA, US
Bob Theodile 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 16, 1972 New Iberia, LA, US
Julien Tucker 25 L R 6' 7.0" 200 Apr 19, 1973 Montreal, QC, CA
Ken Vining 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 5, 1974 Decatur, GA, US
Bryan Ward 26 L L 6' 2.0" 210 Jan 28, 1972 Bristol, PA, US
Jerry Whittaker 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 17, 1973 Long Beach, CA, US
Brian Woods 27 L R 6' 6.0" 212 Jun 7, 1971 Belleville, NJ, US
Mike Zolecki 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 6, 1971 Milwaukee, WI, US

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