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1980 Lynchburg Mets

1980 > Class A > 1980 Carolina League (South)
Overall: 71-68
Scored 638 runs, Allowed 621 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-68

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Jack Aker
Represented: Lynchburg, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1979 / 1981

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 Mike Anicich 23 130 539 447 74 119 20 0 22 73 1 1 69 77 .266 .363 .459 .821 205 6 4 13
2 William Chamberlain 21 52 204 171 25 53 8 1 3 24 4 1 30 34 .310 .422 .421 .843 72 3 0 0
3 John Csefalvay* 20 132 595 481 90 139 30 7 6 54 22 15 102 73 .289 .414 .418 .831 201 3 5 4
4 David Duff 22 55 208 172 17 41 7 2 1 21 1 0 28 30 .238 .354 .320 .674 55 4 2 2
5 Mike Fitzgerald 19 105 408 338 36 71 10 2 10 44 5 7 54 62 .210 .318 .340 .658 115 2 8 6 Stats for 2 teams
6 Roger Frash* 20 23 96 88 7 16 1 0 1 12 1 0 6 20 .182 .240 .227 .467 20 1 0 1
7 Ron Graves? 22 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
8 Gary Hardie 22 120 475 399 49 91 19 3 4 40 3 5 57 77 .228 .330 .321 .651 128 5 12 2
9 Douglas Henley? 23 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
10 David Howard 22 93 336 285 51 81 17 2 7 44 15 8 49 83 .284 .390 .432 .821 123 1 0 1
11 James Lauer# 24 94 303 261 35 63 6 3 0 23 15 7 35 28 .241 .332 .287 .620 75 2 2 3
12 Jamie Nelson 20 25 79 65 10 15 3 0 1 8 1 1 10 11 .231 .338 .323 .661 21 1 2 1
13 Paul Niggebrugge 24 107 379 303 41 58 11 1 4 36 4 4 66 73 .191 .341 .274 .615 83 4 4 2 Stats for 2 teams
14 James Noonan 23 6 15 15 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 3 0 0 0
15 Jose Oquendo# 16 109 363 301 38 51 10 3 0 26 14 6 47 59 .169 .280 .223 .503 67 0 13 2
16 Al Pedrique 19 105 362 321 37 79 3 2 0 24 6 3 19 28 .246 .299 .268 .567 86 8 8 6
17 Frederick Pustorino# 23 3 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
18 Ronn Reynolds 21 36 124 105 14 21 3 0 2 17 0 2 13 17 .200 .295 .286 .581 30 2 2 2
19 William Rittweger 22 119 494 437 49 120 19 3 0 45 6 2 41 32 .275 .333 .332 .665 145 1 8 7
20 Rusty Tillman 19 135 580 526 94 166 27 11 8 79 43 8 46 90 .316 .369 .454 .824 239 1 3 4
21 John Violette? 22 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Players 20.9 140 5240 4460 638 1132 184 40 65 543 136 68 616 739 .254 .346 .357 .703 1591 42 69 53 26
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 Jesse Anderson 20 2 6 .250 3.45 10 10 3 0 0 60.0 46 30 23 5 27 0 35 3 2 4 1.217 6.9 0.8 4.0 5.2 1.30
2 Donald Brazell 24 0 1 .000 1.80 6 0 0 0 1 5.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0.800 5.4 0.0 1.8 10.8 6.00
3 David Buttles 19 9 12 .429 5.09 26 26 7 1 0 145.0 169 97 82 17 46 2 63 10 3 12 1.483 10.5 1.1 2.9 3.9 1.37
4 John Csefalvay* 20 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Theodore Damiter 22 7 3 .700 4.65 39 0 0 0 6 60.0 67 39 31 7 22 2 41 2 1 4 1.483 10.0 1.0 3.3 6.2 1.86
6 Jeffrey Franklin 21 3 4 .429 5.95 19 7 1 0 1 62.0 72 45 41 4 21 2 51 0 0 2 1.500 10.5 0.6 3.0 7.4 2.43
7 Ron Graves 22 4 2 .667 3.23 36 1 0 0 4 78.0 72 39 28 5 39 6 40 4 1 4 1.423 8.3 0.6 4.5 4.6 1.03
8 Douglas Henley 23 10 11 .476 3.97 28 27 9 2 0 177.0 189 88 78 11 43 2 94 1 1 9 1.311 9.6 0.6 2.2 4.8 2.19
9 Michael Lowry 21 4 2 .667 2.64 10 10 2 0 0 75.0 51 25 22 2 27 1 59 4 0 3 1.040 6.1 0.2 3.2 7.1 2.19
10 Thomas Miller* 20 4 4 .500 4.71 11 10 1 0 0 63.0 65 39 33 6 27 0 48 3 0 3 1.460 9.3 0.9 3.9 6.9 1.78
11 Paul Niggebrugge 24 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 Stats for 2 teams
12 Rick Ownbey 22 8 1 .889 1.86 12 12 6 2 0 92.0 66 24 19 2 35 3 93 3 1 2 1.098 6.5 0.2 3.4 9.1 2.66
13 John Semprini 21 1 1 .500 1.97 16 0 0 0 4 32.0 21 11 7 1 17 3 37 1 0 6 1.188 5.9 0.3 4.8 10.4 2.18
14 Preston Shockley 20 5 10 .333 4.35 20 20 2 0 0 120.0 117 72 58 2 84 2 102 6 1 5 1.675 8.8 0.2 6.3 7.6 1.21
15 Dave Smith 22 8 7 .533 3.35 29 10 3 0 1 113.0 121 60 42 2 63 8 63 4 2 6 1.628 9.6 0.2 5.0 5.0 1.00
16 Kenneth Stelly* 22 1 2 .333 5.57 19 0 0 0 6 21.0 24 14 13 1 16 2 13 0 0 0 1.905 10.3 0.4 6.9 5.6 0.81
17 John Violette 22 5 2 .714 2.87 30 7 2 1 5 94.0 79 37 30 5 43 2 53 2 0 0 1.298 7.6 0.5 4.1 5.1 1.23
17 Players 21.3 71 68 .511 3.82 140 140 104 36 8 28 1197.0 1162 621 508 70 511 35 798 43 12 60 1.398 8.7 0.5 3.8 6.0 1.56

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
Mike Fitzgerald 66 405 42 7 1 .985 6.77 11 Stats for 2 teams
David Duff 47 267 25 6 2 .980 6.21 10
Ronn Reynolds 34 206 23 3 1 .987 6.74 4
Jamie Nelson 16 76 10 3 0 .966 5.38 3
Paul Niggebrugge 4 5 2 1 0 .875 1.75 2 Stats for 2 teams
Frederick Pustorino 3 7 0 1 0 .875 2.33 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Anicich 124 1110 98 22 88 .982 9.74
James Lauer 18 141 9 4 18 .974 8.33
Mike Fitzgerald 6 32 3 0 4 1.000 5.83 Stats for 2 teams
Roger Frash 3 20 4 0 1 1.000 8.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Rittweger 115 249 351 20 71 .968 5.22
Al Pedrique 29 54 81 7 12 .951 4.66
Paul Niggebrugge 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
James Noonan 1 1 2 1 0 .750 3.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Hardie 120 99 203 24 21 .926 2.52
Al Pedrique 20 11 36 5 1 .904 2.35
William Chamberlain 8 2 27 0 0 1.000 3.63
Paul Niggebrugge 2 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
James Noonan 1 1 3 1 0 .800 4.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Oquendo 107 126 358 31 59 .940 4.52
Al Pedrique 48 55 117 12 14 .935 3.58
Gary Hardie 1 0 2 1 0 .667 2.00
Paul Niggebrugge 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
James Noonan 1 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Csefalvay 124 199 9 8 2 .963 1.68
Rusty Tillman 101 173 10 5 3 .973 1.81
Paul Niggebrugge 80 129 6 2 0 .985 1.69 Stats for 2 teams
David Howard 77 154 12 1 3 .994 2.16
James Lauer 68 134 3 2 0 .986 2.01
Roger Frash 19 33 2 2 0 .946 1.84
William Chamberlain 7 3 1 1 0 .800 0.57
Mike Fitzgerald 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Theodore Damiter 39 4 18 1 2 .957 0.56
Ron Graves 36 0.00
John Violette 30 8 18 0 1 1.000 0.87
Dave Smith 29 7 26 5 0 .868 1.14
Douglas Henley 28 20 28 10 0 .828 1.71
David Buttles 26 16 24 1 0 .976 1.54
Preston Shockley 20 9 15 0 0 1.000 1.20
Jeffrey Franklin 19 2 11 2 2 .867 0.68
Kenneth Stelly 19 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.37
John Semprini 16 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.13
Rick Ownbey 12 8 6 0 0 1.000 1.17
Thomas Miller 11 2 13 3 1 .833 1.36
Jesse Anderson 10 5 8 0 0 1.000 1.30
Michael Lowry 10 8 16 1 0 .960 2.40
Donald Brazell 6 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Csefalvay 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Paul Niggebrugge 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jesse Anderson 20 R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 6, 1959
Mike Anicich 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 May 16, 1957 Sacramento, CA, US
Donald Brazell 24 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1956
David Buttles 19 R 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 27, 1961 San Diego, CA, US
William Chamberlain 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 1959
John Csefalvay 20 L L 5' 10.0" 170 May 10, 1960 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Theodore Damiter 22 R 6' 2.0" 195 1958
David Duff 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 28, 1958 Lynchburg, VA, US
Mike Fitzgerald 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 13, 1960 Long Beach, CA, US
Jeffrey Franklin 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1959
Roger Frash 20 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 5, 1960 San Diego, CA, US
Ron Graves 22 R 6' 5.0" 210 1958
Gary Hardie 22 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1958
Douglas Henley 23 R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
David Howard 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 16, 1958
James Lauer 24 S L 5' 11.0" 180 1956
Michael Lowry 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1959
Thomas Miller 20 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Jul 20, 1959
Jamie Nelson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 5, 1959 Clinton, OK, US
Paul Niggebrugge 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1956
James Noonan 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1957
Jose Oquendo 16 S R 5' 10.0" 160 Jul 4, 1963 Rio Piedras, PR
Rick Ownbey 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 20, 1957 Corona, CA, US
Al Pedrique 19 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Aug 11, 1960 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Frederick Pustorino 23 S R 5' 9.0" 175 1957
Ronn Reynolds 21 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 28, 1958 Wichita, KS, US
William Rittweger 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 1958
John Semprini 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 27, 1959 Dayton, IA, US
Preston Shockley 20 R 6' 3.0" 205 1960
Dave Smith 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 30, 1957 Tomball, TX, US
Kenneth Stelly 22 L 6' 1.0" 190 1958
Rusty Tillman 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 29, 1960 Jacksonville, FL, US
John Violette 22 R 6' 3.0" 195 1958

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