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1978 Gastonia Cardinals

1978 > Class A > 1978 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 69-71
Scored 649 runs, Allowed 655 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 69-71

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Carlton Keller
Represented: Gastonia, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Joseph Baciotti 23 130 578 463 88 119 12 3 1 44 23 6 99 48 .257 .389 .302 .691 140 4 7 5
2 Lawrence Bashaw 24 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
3 George Bjorkman 21 46 179 152 20 39 11 0 6 22 1 1 22 28 .257 .346 .447 .794 68 1 0 4
4 Kerry Burchett 22 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Dennis Cirbo 23 4 14 9 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 .222 .500 .444 .944 4 0 0 0
6 Joe DeSa* 18 42 173 149 23 39 11 0 4 25 5 1 20 14 .262 .358 .416 .774 62 3 0 1
7 LeRoy Grossini 21 132 528 457 48 103 13 4 4 54 11 5 53 71 .225 .304 .298 .602 136 1 12 5
8 Julian Gutierrez 19 37 156 138 17 30 8 3 1 12 5 1 14 12 .217 .294 .341 .635 47 1 3 0
9 Randy Howell -- 83 337 297 57 82 14 6 9 44 7 6 33 88 .276 .352 .455 .807 135 3 2 2
10 Frank Hunsaker 24 10 38 34 4 11 2 0 0 7 1 0 4 0 .324 .395 .382 .777 13 0 0 0
11 Jerry Johnson 22 38 127 115 13 23 5 0 0 11 1 0 10 15 .200 .270 .243 .513 28 1 1 0
12 Epifano Martinez* 22 7 24 22 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .182 .250 .227 .477 5 0 0 0
13 James McIntyre 21 105 412 377 45 94 13 6 1 46 4 5 31 68 .249 .309 .324 .633 122 2 1 1
14 Rhadames Mills 20 29 88 77 11 19 3 1 0 7 5 3 10 7 .247 .333 .312 .645 24 0 1 0
15 Richard Murray 22 20 64 54 8 11 2 0 0 8 1 0 8 8 .204 .313 .241 .553 13 1 0 1
16 Kelly Paris 20 79 357 297 48 75 9 3 2 20 10 5 44 28 .253 .354 .323 .678 96 5 7 4
17 Walter Pierce 20 136 549 481 57 119 24 2 8 75 2 1 56 63 .247 .331 .356 .686 171 6 2 4
18 Jerry Poston 23 103 417 345 58 92 22 3 5 44 3 3 55 41 .267 .375 .391 .767 135 8 4 5
19 James Reeves* 23 43 188 157 19 42 10 2 0 26 1 0 26 15 .268 .380 .357 .736 56 3 1 1
20 William Schopp 22 47 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Ray Searage* 23 39 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Larry Silver 23 32 121 106 19 22 6 0 3 15 5 1 12 13 .208 .292 .349 .641 37 1 1 1
23 Jeffrey Toothman* 19 54 191 168 21 40 6 1 3 23 2 2 21 25 .238 .319 .339 .659 57 0 0 2
24 Juan Vega 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
25 Daniel Winslow 20 15 49 37 5 4 1 0 0 4 0 0 9 5 .108 .292 .135 .427 5 1 1 1
26 Harold Witt 21 63 246 203 30 49 9 2 7 36 2 2 34 53 .241 .352 .409 .761 83 3 2 4
27 Michael Wolters 22 96 400 352 49 97 17 1 5 33 8 5 42 26 .276 .353 .372 .725 131 1 3 2
27 Players 21.2 140 5310 4497 649 1116 201 37 59 556 97 47 677 713 .248 .349 .349 .698 1568 45 50 41 29
* - 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 Lawrence Bashaw 24 5 3 .625 3.49 28 0 0 0 5 49.0 52 32 19 1 24 1 34 1 1 4 1.551 9.6 0.2 4.4 6.2 1.42
2 Kerry Burchett 22 4 2 .667 1.85 10 9 4 1 0 78.0 52 21 16 4 28 0 46 1 0 4 1.026 6.0 0.5 3.2 5.3 1.64
3 Fernando Figueroa 22 0 1 .000 12.00 6 0 0 0 0 12.0 20 18 16 4 8 1 7 0 0 1 2.333 15.0 3.0 6.0 5.2 0.88
4 Jim Gott 18 9 6 .600 3.97 22 22 4 0 0 145.0 100 67 64 8 113 0 130 11 0 13 1.469 6.2 0.5 7.0 8.1 1.15
5 Kenneth Grassano 21 0 2 .000 9.00 2 2 0 0 0 3.0 6 10 3 0 5 0 2 0 0 1 3.667 18.0 0.0 15.0 6.0 0.40
6 John Harshbarger 22 0 1 .000 3.38 1 1 1 0 0 8.0 7 3 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1.250 7.9 0.0 3.4 1.1 0.33
7 Donald Lamer 19 8 8 .500 3.77 26 24 5 3 0 155.0 135 76 65 8 89 0 62 3 3 4 1.445 7.8 0.5 5.2 3.6 0.70
8 Michael Lowes 23 6 9 .400 4.29 25 12 5 1 0 107.0 100 62 51 4 54 2 58 5 0 3 1.439 8.4 0.3 4.5 4.9 1.07
9 Billy Meza 20 0 0 3.38 5 0 0 0 0 8.0 7 3 3 0 11 0 3 1 0 1 2.250 7.9 0.0 12.4 3.4 0.27
10 Kevin Morrissey 22 0 1 .000 5.54 3 2 0 0 0 13.0 15 9 8 1 11 0 7 0 1 0 2.000 10.4 0.7 7.6 4.8 0.64
11 Dennis Morton* 18 1 6 .143 5.81 13 5 1 1 0 48.0 45 37 31 2 44 0 20 2 0 12 1.854 8.4 0.4 8.2 3.8 0.45
12 Richard Murray 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
13 Al Olmsted* 21 4 0 1.000 1.03 7 2 2 0 1 35.0 32 9 4 0 9 0 41 0 0 3 1.171 8.2 0.0 2.3 10.5 4.56
14 James Propst -- 8 8 .500 3.85 25 22 5 2 1 138.0 123 84 59 14 69 0 91 6 1 11 1.391 8.0 0.9 4.5 5.9 1.32
15 Andy Rincon 19 8 10 .444 4.14 24 24 5 1 0 150.0 132 85 69 9 86 0 67 3 0 7 1.453 7.9 0.5 5.2 4.0 0.78
16 William Schopp 22 4 5 .444 4.92 47 0 0 0 5 75.0 68 58 41 2 71 3 54 3 2 11 1.853 8.2 0.2 8.5 6.5 0.76
17 Jere Schuler* 20 2 4 .333 6.34 12 5 1 0 0 44.0 35 33 31 3 56 2 19 2 0 12 2.068 7.2 0.6 11.5 3.9 0.34
18 Ray Searage* 23 8 3 .727 2.78 39 6 0 0 4 110.0 86 40 34 3 68 2 86 3 0 7 1.400 7.0 0.2 5.6 7.0 1.26
19 Thomas Vasche 20 0 1 .000 9.00 5 3 0 0 0 16.0 23 16 16 4 10 0 7 0 0 2 2.062 12.9 2.2 5.6 3.9 0.70
19 Players 20.9 69 71 .493 4.01 140 140 107 33 12 17 1195.0 1039 655 533 67 759 11 737 41 8 96 1.505 7.8 0.5 5.7 5.6 0.97
* - 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
George Bjorkman 45 208 38 8 6 .969 5.47 8
Jerry Johnson 38 185 20 8 2 .962 5.39 7
Jerry Poston 36 176 27 4 3 .981 5.64 13
Daniel Winslow 15 88 13 2 0 .981 6.73 0
Frank Hunsaker 8 36 3 1 1 .975 4.88 2
Dennis Cirbo 4 17 2 0 0 1.000 4.75 0
Juan Vega 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelly Paris 75 587 46 10 41 .984 8.44
Joe DeSa 41 326 17 4 30 .988 8.37
Jeffrey Toothman 15 121 9 1 18 .992 8.67
James McIntyre 10 41 3 1 7 .978 4.40
Jerry Poston 7 45 6 2 3 .962 7.29
James Reeves 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Wolters 90 190 245 14 60 .969 4.83
Julian Gutierrez 37 59 89 5 18 .967 4.00
Harold Witt 13 29 32 1 3 .984 4.69
Rhadames Mills 3 4 5 0 1 1.000 3.00
Richard Murray 1 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00
Kelly Paris 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Pierce 136 94 228 30 16 .915 2.37
Richard Murray 3 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.33
Kelly Paris 3 6 3 2 0 .818 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
LeRoy Grossini 132 208 352 37 66 .938 4.24
Michael Wolters 7 21 16 2 3 .949 5.29
Kelly Paris 1 2 3 1 1 .833 5.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Baciotti 130 228 18 6 8 .976 1.89
Randy Howell 81 154 3 2 0 .987 1.94
James McIntyre 55 77 5 3 0 .965 1.49
James Reeves 41 60 1 1 0 .984 1.49
Harold Witt 40 56 5 4 1 .938 1.53
Larry Silver 29 41 5 4 0 .920 1.59
Rhadames Mills 26 47 3 2 1 .962 1.92
Richard Murray 13 23 1 0 0 1.000 1.85
Jeffrey Toothman 11 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.73
Epifano Martinez 6 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Jerry Poston 5 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.40

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Schopp 47 7 9 5 0 .762 0.34
Ray Searage 39 2 10 1 0 .923 0.31
Lawrence Bashaw 28 2 9 2 0 .846 0.39
Donald Lamer 26 9 18 5 0 .844 1.04
Michael Lowes 25 4 15 2 0 .905 0.76
James Propst 25 8 9 2 1 .895 0.68
Andy Rincon 24 4 21 4 1 .862 1.04
Jim Gott 22 7 17 7 1 .774 1.09
Dennis Morton 13 3 6 2 0 .818 0.69
Jere Schuler 12 2 5 1 0 .875 0.58
Kerry Burchett 10 6 10 0 0 1.000 1.60
Al Olmsted 7 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.29
Fernando Figueroa 6 0 3 1 0 .750 0.50
Billy Meza 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Thomas Vasche 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kevin Morrissey 3 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.67
Kenneth Grassano 2 0 2 1 0 .667 1.00
John Harshbarger 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
Richard Murray 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Baciotti 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1955
Lawrence Bashaw 24 R R 6' 1.0" 186 Apr 15, 1954
George Bjorkman 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 26, 1956 Ontario, CA, US
Kerry Burchett 22 R R 6' 6.0" 195 Oct 4, 1955 Richmond, VA, US
Dennis Cirbo 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1955
Joe DeSa 18 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 27, 1959 Honolulu, HI, US
Fernando Figueroa 22 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 5, 1956
Jim Gott 18 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Aug 3, 1959 Hollywood, CA, US
Kenneth Grassano 21 R R 6' 1.0" 181 Nov 9, 1956
LeRoy Grossini 21 R R 5' 11.0" 155 1957
Julian Gutierrez 19 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jun 23, 1959 Ponce, PR
John Harshbarger 22 R R 6' 5.0" 200 1956
Randy Howell -- R R Unknown
Frank Hunsaker 24 R R 6' 3.0" 209 1954
Jerry Johnson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 7, 1955 Austin, TX, US
Donald Lamer 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 14, 1958 Anna, IL, US
Michael Lowes 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1955
Epifano Martinez 22 L L 6' 0.0" 165 1956
James McIntyre 21 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 11, 1956
Billy Meza 20 R R 6' 4.0" 120 1958
Rhadames Mills 20 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jun 17, 1958 Barahona, Barahona, DO
Kevin Morrissey 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 May 13, 1956
Dennis Morton 18 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 27, 1959
Richard Murray 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1956
Al Olmsted 21 R L 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 18, 1957 St. Louis, MO, US
Kelly Paris 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 17, 1957 Encino, CA, US
Walter Pierce 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 4, 1958 San Jose, CA, US
Jerry Poston 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1955
James Propst -- R R 6' 2.0" 180 Unknown
James Reeves 23 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1955
Andy Rincon 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 5, 1959 Monterey Park, CA, US
William Schopp 22 R R 6' 2.0" 186 1956
Jere Schuler 20 L L 6' 5.0" 195 1958
Ray Searage 23 L L 6' 1.0" 180 May 1, 1955 Freeport, NY, US
Larry Silver 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1955
Jeffrey Toothman 19 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 8, 1958 Arcadia, CA, US
Thomas Vasche 20 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1958
Juan Vega 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1958
Daniel Winslow 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 13, 1958
Harold Witt 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 20, 1956
Michael Wolters 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Mar 14, 1956 Jacksonville, FL, US

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