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1978 Great Falls Giants

1978 > Class Rookie > 1978 Pioneer League
Overall: 33-34
Scored 390 runs, Allowed 391 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 33-34

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Ernie Rodriguez
Represented: Great Falls, MT
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 Jeffrey Ahlert 19 33 103 91 13 25 4 2 0 13 0 0 10 17 .275 .359 .363 .722 33 2 0 0
2 Darnell Baker 22 23 74 61 10 16 2 2 0 12 4 1 12 11 .262 .378 .361 .739 22 0 0 1
3 Dale Baldwin 22 6 14 11 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .273 .308 .273 .580 3 0 1 1
4 Christopher Barbone 22 11 32 24 9 7 1 0 1 7 0 0 7 8 .292 .438 .458 .896 11 0 0 1
5 Jeffrey Borruel 21 37 102 89 10 25 1 2 0 8 1 0 13 20 .281 .373 .337 .710 30 0 0 0
6 Keith Brooks# 20 44 169 155 22 41 2 4 0 13 14 5 13 20 .265 .321 .329 .650 51 0 1 0
7 Leotis Butler# 22 43 137 120 23 36 3 6 0 13 7 2 15 21 .300 .387 .425 .812 51 2 0 0
8 Bob Cummings 17 41 163 141 22 33 7 2 0 10 1 0 18 28 .234 .333 .312 .645 44 3 1 0
9 Rob Deer 17 48 171 137 20 34 6 5 0 18 2 1 30 58 .248 .379 .365 .744 50 0 2 2
10 Richard Doss 21 3 13 13 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .154 .308 2 0 0 0
11 John Fenwick 21 50 192 165 29 43 3 5 1 26 10 5 21 34 .261 .346 .358 .703 59 2 1 3
12 Michael Fox 19 19 63 56 15 17 2 1 0 4 7 1 7 11 .304 .381 .375 .756 21 0 0 0
13 Bruce Oliver 19 13 43 35 1 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 14 .229 .372 .257 .629 9 0 0 0
14 Juan Oppenheimer 18 25 86 81 9 20 4 0 1 11 0 0 5 6 .247 .291 .333 .624 27 0 0 0
15 John Rabb 18 54 201 184 32 52 5 3 8 32 7 2 15 40 .283 .343 .473 .816 87 2 0 0
16 Ned Raines 20 41 117 98 30 29 4 4 2 15 11 2 18 11 .296 .410 .480 .890 47 1 0 0
17 Craig Robinson 21 48 202 182 34 62 9 7 2 35 1 1 18 29 .341 .406 .500 .906 91 2 0 0
18 Francisco Rojas* 20 43 141 108 23 33 5 1 0 15 1 1 28 20 .306 .449 .370 .820 40 1 3 1
19 David Showalter* 22 46 157 135 18 38 7 1 2 16 2 2 22 20 .281 .382 .393 .775 53 0 0 0
20 Philip Sutton 19 34 118 104 11 22 1 2 1 12 3 2 11 13 .212 .297 .288 .585 30 2 0 1
21 Frankie Thon 18 49 185 166 23 48 6 1 0 20 2 4 14 16 .289 .344 .337 .682 56 1 2 2
22 Mike Tucker 22 13 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0
23 David Wiggins* 19 49 202 160 31 49 5 1 6 33 3 2 37 16 .306 .428 .463 .890 74 0 1 4
23 Players 19.6 67 2689 2320 390 644 79 49 24 320 76 31 323 421 .278 .368 .385 .753 893 18 12 16 20
* - 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 Kelly Anderson 18 2 7 .222 6.00 11 11 2 0 0 66.0 75 59 44 6 50 4 51 2 0 9 1.894 10.2 0.8 6.8 7.0 1.02
2 Bruce Claude* 23 0 2 .000 4.71 7 2 0 0 0 21.0 25 19 11 1 10 1 17 0 0 3 1.667 10.7 0.4 4.3 7.3 1.70
3 John Fenwick 21 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
4 Glenn Fisher 21 6 4 .600 3.08 16 8 4 0 2 76.0 66 40 26 1 31 2 80 2 1 2 1.276 7.8 0.1 3.7 9.5 2.58
5 Steven Holman 21 0 0 8.50 6 1 0 0 0 18.0 12 19 17 2 15 2 12 3 0 1 1.500 6.0 1.0 7.5 6.0 0.80
6 Bradley Kelley 23 2 1 .667 3.86 9 0 0 0 0 14.0 19 12 6 2 7 2 8 0 0 0 1.857 12.2 1.3 4.5 5.1 1.14
7 Rick Kittrell* 21 3 1 .750 3.41 4 4 1 1 0 29.0 28 17 11 1 8 0 22 2 0 6 1.241 8.7 0.3 2.5 6.8 2.75
8 Javier Lopez 18 1 2 .333 6.23 10 1 0 0 0 26.0 27 25 18 3 16 1 11 1 2 1 1.654 9.3 1.0 5.5 3.8 0.69
9 Gregory Moyer 20 7 4 .636 4.90 13 12 8 0 0 90.0 94 58 49 2 29 3 77 2 0 6 1.367 9.4 0.2 2.9 7.7 2.66
10 Robert Murphy 21 1 4 .200 4.93 13 3 1 0 2 42.0 37 28 23 2 26 4 36 0 0 1 1.500 7.9 0.4 5.6 7.7 1.38
11 Matthew Sutherland* 19 3 6 .333 4.45 13 13 1 0 0 87.0 98 67 43 4 42 0 83 4 2 7 1.609 10.1 0.4 4.3 8.6 1.98
12 Mike Tucker 22 6 2 .750 2.08 12 12 4 1 0 91.0 85 36 21 3 19 0 75 4 0 8 1.143 8.4 0.3 1.9 7.4 3.95
13 David Wiggins 19 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
14 Charles Zopfi 22 2 1 .667 3.00 10 0 0 0 0 18.0 23 8 6 0 2 1 10 0 0 1 1.389 11.5 0.0 1.0 5.0 5.00
14 Players 20.5 33 34 .493 4.30 67 67 46 21 2 4 580.0 603 391 277 27 258 20 484 20 5 45 1.484 9.4 0.4 4.0 7.5 1.88
* - 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
Bob Cummings 34 249 32 11 0 .962 8.26 27
John Rabb 29 160 13 5 0 .972 5.97 14
Jeffrey Ahlert 14 85 9 6 0 .940 6.71 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Robinson 44 367 27 4 34 .990 8.95
Juan Oppenheimer 20 148 6 7 7 .957 7.70
Jeffrey Ahlert 3 15 3 2 2 .900 6.00
Bruce Oliver 3 20 1 0 2 1.000 7.00
David Wiggins 3 33 3 1 3 .973 12.00
John Rabb 1 11 1 0 0 1.000 12.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frankie Thon 48 88 107 20 26 .907 4.06
Michael Fox 16 22 27 5 8 .907 3.06
Ned Raines 7 15 12 2 2 .931 3.86
Dale Baldwin 5 7 5 2 1 .857 2.40
Jeffrey Borruel 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Philip Sutton 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
John Rabb 1 4 2 0 1 1.000 6.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeffrey Borruel 35 26 51 11 1 .875 2.20
David Showalter 34 22 71 15 6 .861 2.74
John Rabb 6 7 7 1 2 .933 2.33
Richard Doss 3 5 6 1 0 .917 3.67
Christopher Barbone 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Philip Sutton 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
John Fenwick 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bruce Oliver 1 0 1 2 0 .333 1.00
Frankie Thon 1 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Fenwick 47 65 109 24 16 .879 3.70
Philip Sutton 30 29 92 16 16 .883 4.03

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rob Deer 46 83 3 4 0 .956 1.87
David Wiggins 39 67 3 6 0 .921 1.79
Keith Brooks 34 43 5 3 1 .941 1.41
Leotis Butler 32 35 2 5 1 .881 1.16
Francisco Rojas 27 33 3 4 1 .900 1.33
Darnell Baker 21 25 0 2 0 .926 1.19
Ned Raines 11 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.55
John Rabb 10 7 1 0 0 1.000 0.80
Bruce Oliver 7 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.71
Christopher Barbone 6 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.33
Jeffrey Ahlert 5 7 1 1 0 .889 1.60
Juan Oppenheimer 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Fisher 16 5 10 4 1 .789 0.94
Gregory Moyer 13 5 19 2 1 .923 1.85
Robert Murphy 13 3 11 1 0 .933 1.08
Matthew Sutherland 13 3 22 2 3 .926 1.92
Mike Tucker 12 5 21 1 2 .963 2.17
Kelly Anderson 11 3 15 3 2 .857 1.64
Javier Lopez 10 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.30
Charles Zopfi 10 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.70
Bradley Kelley 9 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.67
Bruce Claude 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Steven Holman 6 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.17
Rick Kittrell 4 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.75
John Fenwick 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
David Wiggins 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jeffrey Ahlert 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1959
Kelly Anderson 18 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 18, 1959 Richmond, CA, US
Darnell Baker 22 R R 6' 1.0" 165 1956
Dale Baldwin 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1956
Christopher Barbone 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1956
Jeffrey Borruel 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 5, 1956
Keith Brooks 20 S L 5' 10.0" 166 1958
Leotis Butler 22 S R 5' 8.0" 170 1956
Bruce Claude 23 L L 6' 0.0" 207 1955
Bob Cummings 17 R R 6' 2.0" 187 Sep 8, 1960 Chicago, IL, US
Rob Deer 17 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 29, 1960 Orange, CA, US
Richard Doss 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
John Fenwick 21 R R 5' 11.0" 160 1957
Glenn Fisher 21 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 30, 1956 Canyonville, OR, US
Michael Fox 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1959
Steven Holman 21 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1957
Bradley Kelley 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1955
Rick Kittrell 21 L L 5' 10.0" 165 May 25, 1957
Javier Lopez 18 R R 6' 2.0" 155 1960
Gregory Moyer 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 15, 1958
Robert Murphy 21 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Feb 12, 1957
Bruce Oliver 19 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 17, 1958
Juan Oppenheimer 18 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 20, 1959 Santurce, PR
John Rabb 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 23, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ned Raines 20 R R 5' 8.0" 160 1958
Craig Robinson 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 10, 1956 Chicago, IL, US
Francisco Rojas 20 L L 5' 11.0" 185 May 4, 1958
David Showalter 22 L R 5' 10.0" 170 1956
Matthew Sutherland 19 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 22, 1958
Philip Sutton 19 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 4, 1958
Frankie Thon 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1960
Mike Tucker 22 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Oct 7, 1955
David Wiggins 19 L R 6' 1.0" 180 May 25, 1959
Charles Zopfi 22 R R 6' 3.0" 165 1956

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