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1977 Kingsport Braves

1977 > Class Rookie > 1977 Appalachian League
Overall: 43-26
Scored 408 runs, Allowed 333 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 41-28

Affiliation: Atlanta Braves-NL
Manager: Bob Didier
Represented: Kingsport, TN
Ballpark: J. Fred Johnson Park (Kingsport, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1976 / 1978

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 Romel Beck# 20 27 67 51 8 12 1 0 0 6 4 2 15 15 .235 .418 .255 .673 13 1 0 0
2 Tim Cole* 18 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
3 James Eargle 22 44 159 141 31 43 2 1 2 31 5 4 11 10 .305 .359 .376 .735 53 2 3 2
4 Albert Hall# 19 35 82 68 11 11 0 0 0 3 9 3 7 17 .162 .278 .162 .440 11 4 3 0
5 Eugene Harris* 21 59 217 182 28 50 6 5 4 31 11 5 27 52 .275 .373 .429 .801 78 2 5 1
6 Bill Haslerig* 22 9 32 28 4 7 1 0 1 6 2 1 2 7 .250 .281 .393 .674 11 0 0 2
7 Burt Herron 23 30 60 50 12 12 1 0 0 4 5 2 6 8 .240 .333 .260 .593 13 1 3 0
8 Richard Howard 23 7 22 18 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 2 .389 .500 .500 1.000 9 1 0 0
9 Aaron Hudson 19 19 53 44 6 12 2 0 1 7 0 0 7 6 .273 .365 .386 .752 17 0 1 1
10 Gavin Long 22 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Jeff Matthews 21 69 300 246 49 70 13 1 1 38 14 13 50 30 .285 .404 .358 .762 88 0 3 1
12 Thomas Mee* 22 66 280 227 54 75 10 4 5 32 16 8 45 20 .330 .442 .476 .918 108 2 4 2
13 Alvin Moore 19 69 288 241 40 72 10 1 6 38 18 7 38 33 .299 .399 .423 .822 102 4 2 3
14 Joseph O'Malley* 22 17 45 40 5 11 1 0 1 12 2 0 5 6 .275 .356 .375 .731 15 0 0 0
15 Bob Porter* 17 69 306 269 54 73 13 7 4 36 26 12 33 46 .271 .353 .416 .769 112 2 0 2
16 John Rivers* 21 44 124 107 19 21 2 0 1 7 11 1 13 19 .196 .283 .243 .526 26 0 4 0
17 Brian Snitker 21 55 193 163 28 44 7 1 8 33 8 4 19 33 .270 .348 .472 .820 77 2 6 3
18 Scott Thayer 22 33 112 90 20 24 4 0 4 12 3 3 17 18 .267 .391 .444 .835 40 2 2 1
19 Bruce Tonascia* 22 63 226 191 36 47 6 1 14 43 3 3 30 52 .246 .350 .508 .857 97 2 0 3
19 Players 20.6 69 2568 2157 408 591 81 21 52 342 137 68 329 374 .274 .373 .403 .777 870 25 36 21 17
* - 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 Terry Abbott 22 7 3 .700 3.07 14 13 3 1 0 85.0 84 38 29 4 34 2 51 2 0 5 1.388 8.9 0.4 3.6 5.4 1.50
2 Robert Ballard 21 0 0 0.00 6 0 0 0 3 6.0 5 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 1.000 7.5 0.0 1.5 13.5 9.00
3 Timothy Barr 21 8 2 .800 3.12 20 10 2 0 3 75.0 62 28 26 8 28 1 56 2 0 1 1.200 7.4 1.0 3.4 6.7 2.00
4 Tony Brizzolara 20 3 2 .600 2.33 6 3 0 0 0 27.0 21 8 7 0 10 0 27 0 0 1 1.148 7.0 0.0 3.3 9.0 2.70
5 Tim Cole* 18 3 1 .750 4.14 7 7 0 0 0 37.0 29 20 17 1 31 0 31 3 1 2 1.622 7.1 0.2 7.5 7.5 1.00
6 Joe Cowley 18 6 5 .545 6.17 14 13 3 1 0 70.0 73 59 48 5 50 0 59 4 1 10 1.757 9.4 0.6 6.4 7.6 1.18
7 James Eargle* 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.000 27.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
8 John Harmon 19 0 4 .000 7.80 12 3 0 0 0 30.0 42 31 26 4 26 2 17 2 1 1 2.267 12.6 1.2 7.8 5.1 0.65
9 Marshall Justice 21 1 0 1.000 4.50 2 1 0 0 0 8.0 10 5 4 0 3 0 4 1 0 0 1.625 11.2 0.0 3.4 4.5 1.33
10 Thomas LaGrave 20 0 0 1.29 5 0 0 0 0 7.0 9 4 1 0 3 0 7 0 0 0 1.714 11.6 0.0 3.9 9.0 2.33
11 Gavin Long 22 1 1 .500 3.18 25 0 0 0 6 34.0 34 14 12 1 10 1 29 1 0 0 1.294 9.0 0.3 2.6 7.7 2.90
12 Reamer Loomis* 22 2 0 1.000 4.50 21 0 0 0 0 16.0 12 11 8 0 14 0 18 3 0 5 1.625 6.8 0.0 7.9 10.1 1.29
13 Daniel Lucia 18 5 4 .556 4.57 14 9 0 0 0 63.0 63 39 32 6 28 1 27 1 0 4 1.444 9.0 0.9 4.0 3.9 0.96
14 Ike Pettaway 22 1 0 1.000 5.54 9 0 0 0 1 13.0 13 16 8 1 9 0 13 0 0 4 1.692 9.0 0.7 6.2 9.0 1.44
15 Andre Sams 21 2 1 .667 4.37 21 0 0 0 1 35.0 32 21 17 3 16 2 37 0 0 2 1.371 8.2 0.8 4.1 9.5 2.31
16 Richard Wieters 22 4 3 .571 3.68 12 10 3 2 0 66.0 65 39 27 2 38 4 35 3 0 3 1.561 8.9 0.3 5.2 4.8 0.92
16 Players 20.5 43 26 .623 4.12 69 69 58 11 7 14 573.0 555 333 262 35 302 13 420 22 3 38 1.496 8.7 0.5 4.7 6.6 1.39
* - 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
Brian Snitker 43 247 27 7 2 .975 6.37 6
Bruce Tonascia 40 206 14 1 0 .995 5.50 14

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Rivers 41 317 24 6 27 .983 8.32
James Eargle 28 207 15 8 14 .965 7.93
Bruce Tonascia 5 42 2 3 1 .936 8.80
Scott Thayer 3 25 2 2 0 .931 9.00
Aaron Hudson 2 12 1 0 1 1.000 6.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas Mee 66 148 167 18 34 .946 4.77
Burt Herron 10 12 8 3 6 .870 2.00
Romel Beck 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Thayer 30 25 43 14 4 .829 2.27
Romel Beck 16 12 18 6 1 .833 1.88
Joseph O'Malley 12 7 20 2 2 .931 2.25
Jeff Matthews 10 6 11 1 1 .944 1.70
Burt Herron 5 3 3 2 0 .750 1.20
Richard Howard 4 5 2 3 0 .700 1.75
Aaron Hudson 3 0 9 1 1 .900 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Matthews 61 69 199 17 27 .940 4.39
Albert Hall 17 10 28 10 6 .792 2.24

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Porter 69 138 8 12 1 .924 2.12
Alvin Moore 67 92 5 2 0 .980 1.45
Eugene Harris 57 83 5 7 0 .926 1.54
James Eargle 11 9 1 1 0 .909 0.91
Romel Beck 6 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Bill Haslerig 6 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.17
Aaron Hudson 4 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gavin Long 25 1 9 0 1 1.000 0.40
Reamer Loomis 21 2 3 1 0 .833 0.24
Andre Sams 21 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.33
Timothy Barr 20 8 15 1 1 .958 1.15
Terry Abbott 14 5 10 1 0 .938 1.07
Joe Cowley 14 3 12 5 1 .750 1.07
Daniel Lucia 14 5 11 0 0 1.000 1.14
John Harmon 12 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.42
Richard Wieters 12 5 14 3 3 .864 1.58
Ike Pettaway 9 2 1 1 0 .750 0.33
Tim Cole 7 2 6 3 1 .727 1.14
Robert Ballard 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tony Brizzolara 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Thomas LaGrave 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Marshall Justice 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
James Eargle 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Terry Abbott 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1954 Anniston, AL, US
Robert Ballard 21 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 28, 1956 Northfield, MI, US
Timothy Barr 21 L R 6' 1.0" 183 Aug 18, 1955 Meshoppen, PA, US
Romel Beck 20 S R 6' 1.0" 165 Sep 30, 1956 Los Angeles, CA, US
Tony Brizzolara 20 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Jan 14, 1957 Santa Monica, CA, US
Tim Cole 18 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 1, 1959 Kingston, NY, US
Joe Cowley 18 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 15, 1958 Lexington, KY, US
James Eargle 22 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 10, 1955
Albert Hall 19 S R 5' 11.0" 155 Mar 7, 1958 Birmingham, AL, US
John Harmon 19 R R 6' 6.0" 225 May 24, 1958
Eugene Harris 21 L R 6' 4.0" 195 Jan 7, 1956
Bill Haslerig 22 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 12, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
Burt Herron 23 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1954
Richard Howard 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1954
Aaron Hudson 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 27, 1957
Marshall Justice 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 2, 1956 Quitman, GA, US
Thomas LaGrave 20 S R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 14, 1956
Gavin Long 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Feb 18, 1955
Reamer Loomis 22 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 29, 1954
Daniel Lucia 18 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 28, 1958 San Francisco, CA, US
Jeff Matthews 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 20, 1956 Minneapolis, MN, US
Thomas Mee 22 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 18, 1955 Clovis, NM, US
Alvin Moore 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 8, 1957 Valdosta, GA, US
Joseph O'Malley 22 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 16, 1955
Ike Pettaway 22 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Feb 9, 1955 Mobile, AL, US
Bob Porter 17 L L 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 22, 1959 Yuma, AZ, US
John Rivers 21 L L 6' 1.0" 169 Sep 5, 1955
Andre Sams 21 R R 6' 2.0" 194 Nov 15, 1955 Savannah, GA, US
Brian Snitker 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 17, 1955 Decatur, IL, US
Scott Thayer 22 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Oct 5, 1954 Hamilton AFB, OH, US
Bruce Tonascia 22 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 9, 1954 Napa, CA, US
Richard Wieters 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Feb 26, 1955 Charleston, SC, US

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