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1968 Birmingham A's

1968 > Class AA > 1968 Southern League
Overall: 66-74
Scored 518 runs, Allowed 563 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-75

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL
Manager: Gus Niarhos
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 Ethan Blackaby* 27 43 142 126 6 22 2 1 3 12 0 1 13 33 .175 .257 .278 .535 35 1 2 0
2 Gil Blanco* 22 5 9 8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .500 .556 .500 1.056 4 0 0 0
3 Warren Bogle* 21 5 10 10 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 .400 .400 .800 1.200 8 0 0 0
4 Joe Bosworth 23 10 10 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 1 0
5 Weldon Bowlin 27 102 387 353 38 80 12 2 0 21 4 5 29 48 .227 .288 .272 .560 96 2 2 1
6 Don Buschhorn 22 21 49 43 4 8 4 0 1 3 0 0 2 17 .186 .222 .349 .571 15 0 4 0
7 Juan Campos 24 21 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 0
8 Michael Canfield* 23 47 16 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .133 .200 2 0 1 0
9 Tom Cook 21 33 90 79 4 15 2 0 2 7 0 0 10 25 .190 .278 .291 .569 23 0 0 1
10 Nicky Curtis 26 31 32 27 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 12 .185 .313 .222 .535 6 0 0 0
11 Jackie Earls 22 25 20 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 .000 .211 .000 .211 0 0 1 0
12 Darrell Evans* 21 56 205 187 18 45 6 3 3 25 1 0 16 36 .241 .299 .353 .652 66 0 1 1
13 Rollie Fingers 21 21 42 40 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .150 .150 .150 .300 6 0 2 0
14 Orlando Gomez 22 34 77 68 6 12 4 0 0 3 0 0 9 20 .176 .273 .235 .508 16 0 0 0
15 Danny Greenfield* 27 126 551 469 79 131 22 6 0 29 10 14 73 66 .279 .380 .352 .732 165 4 4 1
16 Richard Johnson 23 9 8 8 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .375 .625 3 0 0 0
17 Joe Keough* 22 87 354 321 40 96 19 5 7 52 2 0 28 42 .299 .358 .455 .813 146 2 2 1
18 Marcel Lachemann 27 22 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 1 0 1 0
19 Allan Lewis# 26 97 412 385 66 109 10 6 1 13 37 9 21 60 .283 .327 .348 .675 134 4 2 0
20 Skip Lockwood 21 8 10 9 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222 .300 .444 .744 4 0 0 0
21 Anselmo Martinez# 27 114 414 374 29 84 11 6 7 41 2 4 36 52 .225 .291 .342 .633 128 0 1 3
22 Bill McNulty 21 48 191 176 18 33 4 1 6 17 0 1 13 42 .188 .241 .324 .565 57 0 0 2
23 Arturo Miranda 24 9 22 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 5 .118 .318 .118 .436 2 0 0 0
24 Wayne Norton* 25 76 312 280 36 79 16 1 9 35 1 0 28 40 .282 .345 .443 .788 124 0 2 2
25 Mike Olivo 23 17 28 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 .040 .040 .040 .080 1 0 3 0
26 Elmo Plaskett 30 67 220 203 17 49 9 2 5 27 0 1 13 33 .241 .292 .379 .672 77 2 1 1
27 Eusebio Rosas 24 20 47 39 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 10 .077 .234 .077 .311 3 0 0 0
28 Richard Rowe* 27 16 32 28 6 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 5 .357 .406 .393 .799 11 0 0 1
29 Paul Seitz 27 25 47 43 1 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 20 .116 .156 .163 .318 7 0 2 0
30 Robert Stickels 23 11 23 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .143 .182 .143 .325 3 0 1 0
31 Tim Talton* 29 37 124 109 19 34 5 1 4 21 0 0 10 13 .312 .369 .486 .855 53 1 2 2
32 Bob Taylor 23 14 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 0
33 Freddie Velazquez 30 106 369 354 44 91 12 3 16 54 5 1 12 73 .257 .279 .444 .723 157 0 0 3
34 Jimmy Ward 29 25 70 63 2 6 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 31 .095 .136 .190 .327 12 0 4 0
35 Jackie Warner 24 124 476 442 48 100 6 5 16 65 2 0 27 151 .226 .273 .371 .644 164 3 0 4
36 Stan Wojcik 23 60 231 208 17 41 6 0 2 21 1 0 17 61 .197 .261 .255 .516 53 2 1 3
36 Players 25.4 140 5062 4579 518 1084 160 43 84 455 64 36 396 966 .237 .299 .345 .644 1582 21 40 26 34
* - 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 Gil Blanco* 22 1 3 .250 2.52 5 3 2 0 25.0 20 10 7 2 12 0 22 1 0 3 1.280 7.2 0.7 4.3 7.9 1.83
2 Warren Bogle* 21 1 1 .500 1.08 3 3 2 1 25.0 15 3 3 1 8 1 29 1 0 1 0.920 5.4 0.4 2.9 10.4 3.63
3 Joe Bosworth 23 1 1 .500 4.24 9 4 1 0 34.0 38 19 16 1 7 0 29 0 0 3 1.324 10.1 0.3 1.9 7.7 4.14
4 Don Buschhorn 22 6 10 .375 4.36 20 20 6 2 128.0 144 70 62 14 36 2 88 4 0 9 1.406 10.1 1.0 2.5 6.2 2.44
5 Juan Campos 24 4 1 .800 3.60 21 0 0 0 40.0 43 20 16 7 6 1 23 1 1 3 1.225 9.7 1.6 1.4 5.2 3.83
6 Michael Canfield* 23 8 8 .500 3.58 47 0 0 0 83.0 66 41 33 16 26 2 63 2 0 10 1.108 7.2 1.7 2.8 6.8 2.42
7 Nicky Curtis 26 5 5 .500 3.57 29 13 2 0 106.0 117 51 42 5 37 2 66 4 2 4 1.453 9.9 0.4 3.1 5.6 1.78
8 Jackie Earls 22 4 7 .364 5.38 25 11 0 0 77.0 84 48 46 8 37 4 76 0 0 8 1.571 9.8 0.9 4.3 8.9 2.05
9 Rollie Fingers 21 10 4 .714 3.00 18 14 8 3 108.0 94 38 36 8 28 3 93 3 0 3 1.130 7.8 0.7 2.3 7.8 3.32
10 Richard Johnson 23 0 1 .000 3.72 9 2 0 0 29.0 24 15 12 2 11 1 25 2 0 7 1.207 7.4 0.6 3.4 7.8 2.27
11 Marcel Lachemann 27 2 2 .500 0.80 22 0 0 0 45.0 31 8 4 1 8 2 33 1 0 0 0.867 6.2 0.2 1.6 6.6 4.13
12 Skip Lockwood 21 0 0 5.40 4 0 0 0 10.0 13 6 6 2 6 0 8 0 0 1 1.900 11.7 1.8 5.4 7.2 1.33
13 Mike Olivo 23 4 7 .364 4.44 15 12 4 2 77.0 78 41 38 6 18 0 70 0 3 5 1.247 9.1 0.7 2.1 8.2 3.89
14 Paul Seitz 27 8 7 .533 3.38 24 19 6 1 128.0 121 55 48 2 62 2 93 2 0 12 1.430 8.5 0.1 4.4 6.5 1.50
15 Bill Stafford 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
16 Robert Stickels 23 4 2 .667 3.75 11 11 1 1 60.0 65 31 25 4 26 0 48 2 1 5 1.517 9.8 0.6 3.9 7.2 1.85
17 Bob Taylor 23 0 4 .000 5.91 14 4 0 0 35.0 38 24 23 4 9 2 17 0 0 0 1.343 9.8 1.0 2.3 4.4 1.89
18 Jimmy Ward 29 8 11 .421 2.68 25 24 8 0 185.0 178 83 55 13 26 1 145 7 2 7 1.103 8.7 0.6 1.3 7.1 5.58
18 Players 24.2 66 74 .471 3.55 140 140 100 40 14 1196.0 1169 563 472 96 363 23 930 30 9 81 1.281 8.8 0.7 2.7 7.0 2.56
* - 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
Freddie Velazquez 91 637 60 5 15 .993 7.66 10
Tom Cook 24 130 8 3 0 .979 5.75 3
Orlando Gomez 21 117 8 1 1 .992 5.95 2
Tim Talton 8 52 6 0 1 1.000 7.25 0
Elmo Plaskett 5 25 3 0 0 1.000 5.60 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Keough 57 453 32 7 29 .986 8.51
Elmo Plaskett 53 384 37 7 31 .984 7.94
Tim Talton 19 134 10 5 13 .966 7.58
Weldon Bowlin 12 97 8 1 7 .991 8.75
Darrell Evans 8 57 8 0 6 1.000 8.13
Freddie Velazquez 2 9 1 0 0 1.000 5.00
Anselmo Martinez 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny Greenfield 118 230 351 23 60 .962 4.92
Weldon Bowlin 15 33 32 4 9 .942 4.33
Darrell Evans 7 20 18 2 5 .950 5.43

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill McNulty 48 53 89 9 8 .940 2.96
Weldon Bowlin 45 41 70 4 5 .965 2.47
Darrell Evans 37 26 75 8 4 .927 2.73
Wayne Norton 5 4 5 1 1 .900 1.80
Danny Greenfield 2 5 7 0 0 1.000 6.00
Elmo Plaskett 2 4 5 0 0 1.000 4.50
Anselmo Martinez 1 0 3 0 0 1.000 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Anselmo Martinez 110 173 268 14 46 .969 4.01
Weldon Bowlin 13 17 32 1 11 .980 3.77
Eusebio Rosas 9 15 19 4 3 .895 3.78
Arturo Miranda 7 5 13 0 2 1.000 2.57
Danny Greenfield 5 3 14 2 1 .895 3.40

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jackie Warner 116 157 10 8 1 .954 1.44
Allan Lewis 93 165 3 8 1 .955 1.81
Wayne Norton 71 157 6 2 2 .988 2.30
Stan Wojcik 60 134 6 1 0 .993 2.33
Ethan Blackaby 36 55 1 3 0 .949 1.56
Joe Keough 32 39 1 2 0 .952 1.25
Weldon Bowlin 11 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.55
Richard Rowe 5 5 0 1 0 .833 1.00
Freddie Velazquez 4 11 0 1 0 .917 2.75
Tom Cook 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Canfield 47 10 16 1 3 .963 0.55
Nicky Curtis 29 7 15 0 1 1.000 0.76
Jackie Earls 25 3 7 0 1 1.000 0.40
Jimmy Ward 25 14 25 3 0 .929 1.56
Paul Seitz 24 8 22 1 2 .968 1.25
Marcel Lachemann 22 5 3 0 0 1.000 0.36
Juan Campos 21 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.33
Don Buschhorn 20 13 16 0 0 1.000 1.45
Rollie Fingers 18 8 25 0 4 1.000 1.83
Mike Olivo 15 7 4 1 2 .917 0.73
Bob Taylor 14 2 3 0 1 1.000 0.36
Robert Stickels 11 2 10 1 0 .923 1.09
Joe Bosworth 9 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.78
Richard Johnson 9 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.44
Gil Blanco 5 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.60
Skip Lockwood 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Warren Bogle 3 1 8 0 1 1.000 3.00
Bill Stafford 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ethan Blackaby 27 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Jul 24, 1940 Cincinnati, OH, US
Gil Blanco 22 L L 6' 5.0" 205 Dec 15, 1945 Phoenix, AZ, US
Warren Bogle 21 L L 6' 4.0" 220 Oct 19, 1946 Passaic, NJ, US
Joe Bosworth 23 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 20, 1944
Weldon Bowlin 27 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Dec 10, 1940 Paragould, AR, US
Don Buschhorn 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 29, 1946 Independence, MO, US
Juan Campos 24 R R 6' 2.0" 160 1944
Michael Canfield 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 9, 1945 Kansas City, KS, US
Tom Cook 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 21, 1947
Nicky Curtis 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 25, 1941
Jackie Earls 22 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 6, 1946
Darrell Evans 21 L R 6' 2.0" 200 May 26, 1947 Pasadena, CA, US
Rollie Fingers 21 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Aug 25, 1946 Steubenville, OH, US
Orlando Gomez 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 24, 1946 Juana Diaz, PR
Danny Greenfield 27 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 16, 1941
Richard Johnson 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 16, 1945
Joe Keough 22 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 7, 1946 Pomona, CA, US
Marcel Lachemann 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 13, 1941 Los Angeles, CA, US
Allan Lewis 26 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Dec 12, 1941 Colon, Colon, PA
Skip Lockwood 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 17, 1946 Roslindale, MA, US
Anselmo Martinez 27 S R 5' 11.0" 165 1941
Bill McNulty 21 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 29, 1946 Sacramento, CA, US
Arturo Miranda 24 R R 5' 9.0" 145 May 17, 1944 Santurce, PR
Wayne Norton 25 L R 6' 1.0" 188 Nov 13, 1942
Mike Olivo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Dec 8, 1944 Copey, DO
Elmo Plaskett 30 R R 5' 10.0" 195 Jun 27, 1938 Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI
Eusebio Rosas 24 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Apr 23, 1944
Richard Rowe 27 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 6, 1940 Los Angeles, CA, US
Paul Seitz 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 16, 1940
Bill Stafford 28 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Aug 13, 1939 Catskill, NY, US
Robert Stickels 23 R R 6' 6.0" 235 Dec 7, 1944
Tim Talton 29 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 14, 1939 Pikeville, NC, US
Bob Taylor 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 13, 1944 Somerville, MA, US
Freddie Velazquez 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 6, 1937 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Jimmy Ward 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 2, 1939
Jackie Warner 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 1, 1943 Monrovia, CA, US
Stan Wojcik 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 8, 1944

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