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1978 Jacksonville Suns

1978 > Class AA > 1978 Southern League (East)
Overall: 73-69
Scored 577 runs, Allowed 500 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-62

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Gordon MacKenzie
Represented: Jacksonville, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 German Barranca* 21 49 203 182 22 44 3 2 2 13 13 4 19 17 .242 .313 .313 .627 57 0 2 0
2 Mark Cunningham 25 64 235 210 24 49 7 3 2 15 2 4 16 30 .233 .284 .324 .608 68 0 6 3
3 Paul Djakonow 26 130 521 434 66 102 18 4 16 73 4 0 73 81 .235 .347 .406 .753 176 5 3 6
4 George Enright 24 78 269 237 25 55 2 0 0 18 2 1 24 25 .232 .301 .241 .541 57 1 3 4
5 Jim Eschen# 28 101 429 341 48 79 10 1 5 32 9 7 80 48 .232 .379 .311 .690 106 2 4 2
6 Larry Foster 27 106 436 336 65 86 15 2 17 48 5 5 92 77 .256 .419 .464 .884 156 4 2 2
7 Kevin Gillen* 21 111 453 401 41 103 18 6 7 47 2 4 43 34 .257 .327 .384 .711 154 0 7 2
8 Robert Glass# 24 114 436 381 48 103 14 0 1 37 3 3 38 19 .270 .338 .315 .653 120 4 7 6
9 John Haley 20 5 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
10 Kelly Heath 20 70 261 231 29 62 6 0 3 24 5 6 25 25 .268 .337 .333 .671 77 0 3 2
11 Tim Ireland# 25 66 289 250 35 62 10 4 2 31 13 5 27 30 .248 .323 .344 .667 86 3 4 5
12 Sammie Jones 24 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
13 Douglas Nelson* 23 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 Mike Ondina* 24 141 541 470 56 111 23 2 8 53 11 9 54 100 .236 .313 .345 .658 162 1 11 5
15 Ken Phelps* 23 124 495 381 65 94 20 0 16 61 1 0 99 57 .247 .407 .425 .832 162 7 3 5
16 Hal Thomasson 24 48 172 157 16 27 4 0 1 14 4 1 15 36 .172 .244 .217 .461 34 0 0 0
17 William Yarbrough 21 109 379 357 36 81 5 2 4 40 11 3 16 59 .227 .259 .286 .544 102 0 4 2
17 Players 23.9 142 5130 4377 577 1060 155 26 84 507 85 52 622 648 .242 .337 .347 .684 1519 27 59 45 35
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 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 Gerald Ako 23 4 2 .667 4.96 12 4 2 1 0 49.0 59 31 27 9 16 4 29 2 0 1 1.531 10.8 1.7 2.9 5.3 1.81
2 Mitchell Bobinger* 24 3 4 .429 4.58 21 3 0 0 0 53.0 64 36 27 8 27 5 30 1 1 6 1.717 10.9 1.4 4.6 5.1 1.11
3 Gary Christenson* 25 5 3 .625 1.80 9 8 5 2 0 60.0 50 18 12 5 20 0 32 1 0 4 1.167 7.5 0.8 3.0 4.8 1.60
4 Jeff Cornell 21 2 3 .400 1.42 22 0 0 0 6 38.0 20 9 6 1 16 6 26 1 1 1 0.947 4.7 0.2 3.8 6.2 1.63
5 Ken Cvejdlik 21 10 11 .476 2.44 26 26 11 3 0 199.0 165 66 54 14 64 4 122 5 3 4 1.151 7.5 0.6 2.9 5.5 1.91
6 Mark Daly* 23 10 6 .625 2.71 19 19 6 2 0 123.0 129 65 37 4 45 0 66 2 0 4 1.415 9.4 0.3 3.3 4.8 1.47
7 Art DeFilippis* 26 0 3 .000 4.91 10 2 0 0 0 11.0 12 10 6 1 13 0 8 0 0 1 2.273 9.8 0.8 10.6 6.5 0.62
8 Rich Dubee 20 12 9 .571 3.44 24 24 9 1 0 162.0 162 73 62 11 44 0 60 3 0 3 1.272 9.0 0.6 2.4 3.3 1.36
9 Craig Eaton 23 6 3 .667 3.04 11 11 4 1 0 83.0 71 31 28 6 18 0 37 2 0 3 1.072 7.7 0.7 2.0 4.0 2.06
10 Ben Grzybek 20 8 8 .500 2.64 21 21 8 3 0 140.0 133 54 41 7 46 0 84 0 1 2 1.279 8.6 0.4 3.0 5.4 1.83
11 Bill Laskey 20 3 2 .600 4.33 7 4 0 0 0 27.0 23 14 13 6 15 1 13 0 0 0 1.407 7.7 2.0 5.0 4.3 0.87
12 Mike Morley* 19 3 5 .375 2.61 10 10 1 0 0 69.0 69 27 20 2 22 1 21 0 0 4 1.319 9.0 0.3 2.9 2.7 0.95
13 Douglas Nelson* 23 3 6 .333 5.62 24 4 0 0 1 40.0 40 29 25 4 36 4 22 0 1 2 1.900 9.0 0.9 8.1 5.0 0.61 Stats for 2 teams
14 Dan Quisenberry 25 4 2 .667 2.39 48 0 0 0 15 64.0 62 22 17 1 12 5 29 1 1 0 1.156 8.7 0.1 1.7 4.1 2.42
15 Michael Reichenbach 25 2 1 .667 2.00 7 5 2 0 0 36.0 33 10 8 3 15 0 10 0 0 0 1.333 8.2 0.8 3.8 2.5 0.67
16 Jim Sadowski 26 1 5 .167 2.95 22 2 1 1 4 55.0 42 21 18 5 18 1 36 1 0 0 1.091 6.9 0.8 2.9 5.9 2.00
16 Players 22.5 73 69 .514 2.94 142 142 93 49 16 25 1184.0 1109 500 387 85 404 27 611 19 8 34 1.278 8.4 0.6 3.1 4.6 1.51

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
George Enright 74 337 43 1 4 .997 5.14 4
Robert Glass 72 348 36 14 7 .965 5.33 4

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Phelps 123 1028 66 16 88 .986 8.89
Paul Djakonow 15 118 11 3 9 .977 8.60
Mike Ondina 3 21 1 0 2 1.000 7.33
Jim Eschen 1 10 2 0 2 1.000 12.00
Larry Foster 1 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00
Hal Thomasson 1 7 1 2 0 .800 8.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Eschen 66 145 149 6 32 .980 4.45
German Barranca 44 97 112 7 22 .968 4.75
Tim Ireland 33 81 86 9 21 .949 5.06
Mark Cunningham 3 14 8 0 3 1.000 7.33

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Djakonow 106 69 207 26 18 .914 2.60
Tim Ireland 34 35 76 6 9 .949 3.26
Mark Cunningham 4 3 6 2 1 .818 2.25

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kelly Heath 70 115 217 31 33 .915 4.74
Mark Cunningham 57 81 163 16 29 .938 4.28
Jim Eschen 20 31 59 6 10 .938 4.50

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Ondina 139 405 23 5 4 .988 3.08
William Yarbrough 109 163 9 7 0 .961 1.58
Kevin Gillen 106 209 18 3 1 .987 2.14
Larry Foster 55 105 4 1 2 .991 1.98
Hal Thomasson 28 51 1 2 0 .963 1.86
John Haley 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Sammie Jones 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Quisenberry 48 4 15 2 1 .905 0.40
Ken Cvejdlik 26 12 17 0 2 1.000 1.12
Rich Dubee 24 5 22 0 2 1.000 1.13
Douglas Nelson 24 0 2 1 0 .667 0.08 Stats for 2 teams
Jeff Cornell 22 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.05
Jim Sadowski 22 4 6 0 0 1.000 0.45
Mitchell Bobinger 21 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.29
Ben Grzybek 21 6 13 1 0 .950 0.90
Mark Daly 19 1 23 3 1 .889 1.26
Gerald Ako 12 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.67
Craig Eaton 11 2 17 1 0 .950 1.73
Art DeFilippis 10 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.20
Mike Morley 10 0 10 1 0 .909 1.00
Gary Christenson 9 2 16 1 1 .947 2.00
Bill Laskey 7 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.71
Michael Reichenbach 7 3 3 1 0 .857 0.86

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gerald Ako 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 1955
German Barranca 21 L R 6' 0.0" 160 Oct 19, 1956 Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Mitchell Bobinger 24 R L 6' 3.0" 190 1954 US
Gary Christenson 25 L L 6' 5.0" 200 May 5, 1953 Mineola, NY, US
Jeff Cornell 21 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 10, 1957 Kansas City, MO, US
Mark Cunningham 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1953
Ken Cvejdlik 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 16, 1957 Omaha, NE, US
Mark Daly 23 R L 6' 1.0" 197 Sep 11, 1954 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Art DeFilippis 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 7, 1952 Stamford, CT, US
Paul Djakonow 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 6, 1951 Philadelphia, PA, US
Rich Dubee 20 S R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 19, 1957 Brockton, MA, US
Craig Eaton 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 7, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
George Enright 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 9, 1954 New Britain, CT, US
Jim Eschen 28 S R 5' 11.0" 170 May 25, 1950 Port Jefferson, NY, US
Larry Foster 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 23, 1951
Kevin Gillen 21 L L 6' 1.0" 188 Mar 20, 1957
Robert Glass 24 S R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 1, 1954
Ben Grzybek 20 L R 6' 5.0" 205 Jan 7, 1958
John Haley 20 R R 6' 1.0" 179 1958
Kelly Heath 20 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Sep 4, 1957 Plattsburg, NY, US
Tim Ireland 25 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 14, 1953 Oakland, CA, US
Sammie Jones 24 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Feb 13, 1954
Bill Laskey 20 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Dec 20, 1957 Toledo, OH, US
Mike Morley 19 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 18, 1959
Douglas Nelson 23 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 29, 1954 Charleston, WV, US
Mike Ondina 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 May 27, 1954
Ken Phelps 23 L L 6' 1.0" 209 Aug 6, 1954 Seattle, WA, US
Dan Quisenberry 25 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Feb 7, 1953 Santa Monica, CA, US
Michael Reichenbach 25 L R 6' 5.0" 205 1953
Jim Sadowski 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Aug 7, 1951 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Hal Thomasson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 13, 1953 DeWitt, AR, US
William Yarbrough 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 5, 1956

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