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1979 Johnson City Cardinals

1979 > Class Rookie > 1979 Appalachian League
Overall: 25-43
Scored 299 runs, Allowed 436 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 23-45

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Nick Leyva
Represented: Johnson City, TN
Ballpark: Howard Johnson Field (Johnson City, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Jack Ayer 20 65 262 218 35 63 15 3 4 25 17 1 40 27 .289 .404 .440 .844 96 2 2 0
2 Phillip Baskerville* 22 20 80 68 11 18 0 1 3 9 2 1 12 15 .265 .375 .426 .801 29 0 0 0
3 Jose Caraballo 20 18 35 32 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 10 .156 .206 .188 .393 6 0 1 0
4 Reginald Chevalier 23 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Terry Clark 18 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 James Dieters* 23 66 248 192 32 51 8 2 6 31 8 3 47 28 .266 .407 .422 .829 81 3 0 6
7 Billy Fink* 17 38 123 97 16 21 4 2 2 6 2 2 22 19 .216 .364 .361 .724 35 1 2 1
8 James Harskamp 22 53 202 179 25 44 6 3 3 24 2 2 16 35 .246 .315 .363 .678 65 3 2 2
9 Bob Hicks 18 6 24 24 3 8 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 5 .333 .333 .500 .833 12 0 0 0
10 Steven Jerman* 23 42 124 114 13 27 2 2 1 11 0 0 8 6 .237 .293 .316 .608 36 1 1 0
11 Michael Kopala 18 4 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0
12 Roosevelt Lett 19 45 153 129 20 33 4 0 3 15 5 2 19 31 .256 .366 .357 .723 46 4 0 1
13 Danny Liggins 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
14 Carlos Matos 19 40 132 121 12 26 5 0 1 10 2 0 10 35 .215 .280 .281 .561 34 1 0 0
15 Stanley McCauley 22 5 21 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 .111 .238 .111 .349 2 0 0 0
16 Michael Melton 20 16 47 41 5 8 1 1 1 4 0 0 5 19 .195 .298 .341 .639 14 1 0 0
17 John Perlongo* 19 45 135 112 16 26 2 1 0 11 4 0 20 17 .232 .353 .268 .621 30 1 2 0
18 Timothy Presko 21 23 81 72 16 21 0 0 2 11 1 2 6 10 .292 .354 .375 .729 27 1 2 0
19 Patrick Proulx 22 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
20 Ruben Rodriguez 20 23 43 35 6 6 3 0 0 3 1 0 6 19 .171 .326 .257 .583 9 2 0 0
21 Luis Roman* 19 64 271 241 37 66 10 0 3 25 9 7 23 28 .274 .340 .353 .692 85 2 3 2
22 Mark Salas* 18 53 158 144 23 35 4 2 5 23 2 0 11 14 .243 .297 .403 .700 58 0 3 0
23 Jose Sanchez 18 17 37 30 3 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 3 3 .200 .265 .233 .498 7 0 3 1
24 Felix Tejeda 21 37 122 118 11 31 3 0 0 17 0 0 3 7 .263 .279 .288 .567 34 0 0 1
25 Gary Zunino 22 22 81 77 5 19 1 2 1 9 0 0 4 17 .247 .284 .351 .635 27 0 0 0
25 Players 20.2 68 2392 2071 299 516 74 19 35 249 57 21 264 356 .249 .338 .354 .692 733 22 21 14 7
* - 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 David Bright 19 2 0 1.000 6.30 10 2 0 0 0 20.0 27 15 14 3 15 0 11 0 0 2 2.100 12.2 1.4 6.8 5.0 0.73
2 Robert Brooks 21 4 3 .571 5.53 12 9 2 0 0 57.0 70 37 35 2 20 0 20 5 0 1 1.579 11.1 0.3 3.2 3.2 1.00
3 Ralph Citarella 21 0 2 .000 5.57 4 4 1 0 0 21.0 23 15 13 1 12 1 16 0 0 1 1.667 9.9 0.4 5.1 6.9 1.33
4 Terry Clark 18 4 2 .667 1.97 23 0 0 0 8 32.0 31 10 7 1 11 2 22 0 1 0 1.312 8.7 0.3 3.1 6.2 2.00
5 Rafael Colon 20 4 6 .400 7.88 14 14 1 0 0 64.0 94 65 56 12 34 0 42 5 2 4 2.000 13.2 1.7 4.8 5.9 1.24
6 Tom Dozier 17 1 3 .250 5.14 11 7 0 0 0 35.0 48 28 20 2 15 0 12 1 0 2 1.800 12.3 0.5 3.9 3.1 0.80
7 Timothy Fish* 18 2 8 .200 11.16 11 5 0 0 0 25.0 41 40 31 2 26 1 21 0 0 1 2.680 14.8 0.7 9.4 7.6 0.81
8 Jesus Gonzalez 20 3 0 1.000 5.35 14 3 0 0 0 37.0 32 25 22 5 35 0 27 2 0 6 1.811 7.8 1.2 8.5 6.6 0.77
9 Ruben Gotay 19 0 1 .000 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.500 4.5 0.0 18.0 4.5 0.25
10 Frank Ostrow 19 0 2 .000 5.59 12 0 0 0 0 29.0 26 25 18 3 16 0 15 0 0 1 1.448 8.1 0.9 5.0 4.7 0.94
11 Hector Perez 18 0 0 10.64 10 0 0 0 0 11.0 22 15 13 3 10 0 4 0 0 1 2.909 18.0 2.5 8.2 3.3 0.40
12 Jose Perez* 23 0 0 18.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.000 9.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
13 Lynn Pinkston 21 0 3 .000 5.29 16 0 0 0 2 17.0 15 15 10 0 25 5 6 0 1 4 2.353 7.9 0.0 13.2 3.2 0.24
14 Michael Pittman* 19 0 0 0.60 5 0 0 0 0 15.0 7 2 1 0 10 0 8 0 0 1 1.133 4.2 0.0 6.0 4.8 0.80
15 John Rincon 19 1 1 .500 5.34 18 0 0 0 2 32.0 31 20 19 5 17 2 12 4 0 1 1.500 8.7 1.4 4.8 3.4 0.71
16 Lazaro Santin 19 0 0 6.75 6 0 0 0 0 4.0 6 3 3 0 4 0 3 0 0 1 2.500 13.5 0.0 9.0 6.8 0.75
17 Jeffery Taylor* 18 0 3 .000 6.55 10 6 0 0 1 33.0 45 29 24 4 14 0 12 3 0 1 1.788 12.3 1.1 3.8 3.3 0.86
18 Jeffrey Warburton* 19 1 4 .200 6.49 13 5 1 0 0 43.0 45 36 31 5 41 1 20 4 0 1 2.000 9.4 1.0 8.6 4.2 0.49
19 Earl Weaver 23 3 5 .375 5.12 13 13 1 0 0 65.0 70 53 37 6 29 0 35 0 0 3 1.523 9.7 0.8 4.0 4.8 1.21
19 Players 19.5 25 43 .368 5.90 68 68 62 6 2 13 543.0 635 436 356 54 341 12 287 25 4 31 1.797 10.5 0.9 5.7 4.8 0.84
* - 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 Salas 48 194 19 6 2 .973 4.44 10
Jose Caraballo 17 48 2 0 2 1.000 2.94 1
Michael Melton 15 59 6 0 0 1.000 4.33 0
Michael Kopala 4 6 3 1 0 .900 2.25 0
Reginald Chevalier 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Perlongo 44 347 16 3 29 .992 8.25
James Dieters 22 168 11 3 19 .984 8.14
Bob Hicks 6 42 1 1 1 .977 7.17
Stanley McCauley 3 17 1 0 2 1.000 6.00
Jose Sanchez 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steven Jerman 40 74 101 8 25 .956 4.38
Felix Tejeda 23 50 47 5 12 .951 4.22
Jose Sanchez 11 18 20 2 6 .950 3.45

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Harskamp 34 42 59 14 8 .878 2.97
James Dieters 28 23 51 7 3 .914 2.64
Jack Ayer 8 6 20 5 4 .839 3.25
Stanley McCauley 2 1 6 0 0 1.000 3.50
Felix Tejeda 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Ayer 48 54 122 12 22 .936 3.67
Timothy Presko 20 22 54 7 9 .916 3.80
James Harskamp 3 3 8 0 0 1.000 3.67
Steven Jerman 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Roman 62 115 16 11 2 .923 2.11
Roosevelt Lett 44 61 3 4 0 .941 1.45
Carlos Matos 40 87 3 0 0 1.000 2.25
Billy Fink 35 68 3 2 2 .973 2.03
Phillip Baskerville 20 31 0 0 0 1.000 1.55
Ruben Rodriguez 18 17 2 0 0 1.000 1.06
Jack Ayer 8 20 2 0 2 1.000 2.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terry Clark 23 2 9 0 1 1.000 0.48
John Rincon 18 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.22
Lynn Pinkston 16 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.44
Rafael Colon 14 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.36
Jesus Gonzalez 14 3 9 0 0 1.000 0.86
Jeffrey Warburton 13 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.54
Earl Weaver 13 0 10 2 0 .833 0.77
Robert Brooks 12 4 9 0 0 1.000 1.08
Frank Ostrow 12 0 5 0 1 1.000 0.42
Tom Dozier 11 3 4 1 0 .875 0.64
Timothy Fish 11 1 6 1 0 .875 0.64
David Bright 10 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.30
Hector Perez 10 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.10
Jeffery Taylor 10 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.60
Lazaro Santin 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Michael Pittman 5 2 4 1 0 .857 1.20
Ralph Citarella 4 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.50
Ruben Gotay 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jose Perez 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jack Ayer 20 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 10, 1958 San Diego, CA, US
Phillip Baskerville 22 L R 6' 0.0" 170 1957
David Bright 19 R 6' 4.0" 202 1960
Robert Brooks 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1958
Jose Caraballo 20 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1959
Reginald Chevalier 23 R R 6' 1.0" 205 1956
Ralph Citarella 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 7, 1958 East Orange, NJ, US
Terry Clark 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 18, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Rafael Colon 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1959
James Dieters 23 L R 6' 1.0" 1956
Tom Dozier 17 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 5, 1961 San Pablo, CA, US
Billy Fink 17 L R 5' 11.0" 174 Aug 20, 1961 Hancock County, IN, US
Timothy Fish 18 L 6' 4.0" 190 1961
Jesus Gonzalez 20 R R 6' 8.0" 175 1959
Ruben Gotay 19 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 21, 1959 Fajardo, PR
James Harskamp 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1957
Bob Hicks 18 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 23, 1960 Pensacola, FL, US
Steven Jerman 23 L R 5' 11.0" 167 1956
Michael Kopala 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1961
Roosevelt Lett 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1960
Danny Liggins 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 17, 1957
Carlos Matos 19 R R 6' 1.0" 160 1960
Stanley McCauley 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 20, 1957
Michael Melton 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1959
Frank Ostrow 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1960
Hector Perez 18 R 6' 1.0" 144 1961
Jose Perez 23 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1956
John Perlongo 19 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1960
Lynn Pinkston 21 R 6' 2.0" 185 1958
Michael Pittman 19 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 9, 1959 Cleveland, OH, US
Timothy Presko 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1958
Patrick Proulx 22 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jul 28, 1956 Pomona, CA, US
John Rincon 19 R 6' 2.0" 195 1960
Ruben Rodriguez 20 R R 5' 11.0" 1959
Luis Roman 19 L L 6' 0.0" 160 Jun 8, 1960 Santiago Rodriguez, DO
Mark Salas 18 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 8, 1961 Montebello, CA, US
Jose Sanchez 18 R R 5' 10.0" 159 Dec 16, 1960 Bani, Peravia, DO
Lazaro Santin 19 S R 6' 1.0" 187 1960
Jeffery Taylor 18 L 6' 2.0" 187 1961
Felix Tejeda 21 R R 5' 11.0" 150 1958
Jeffrey Warburton 19 L 6' 4.0" 190 1960
Earl Weaver 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1956
Gary Zunino 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1957

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