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1978 Amarillo Gold Sox

1978 > Class AA > 1978 Texas League (West)
Overall: 44-89
Scored 569 runs, Allowed 819 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 45-88

Affiliation: San Diego Padres-NL
Manager: Glenn Ezell
Represented: Amarillo, TX
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 Earl Battey 23 109 427 355 48 89 12 1 2 37 6 6 66 83 .251 .373 .307 .680 109 4 1 1
2 Jim Beswick# 20 103 442 367 61 112 28 5 17 69 3 4 73 128 .305 .420 .548 .968 201 0 2 0
3 Tony Castillo 21 89 346 322 25 68 12 0 0 25 5 2 16 47 .211 .254 .248 .502 80 3 3 2
4 Tim Derryberry* 20 106 451 375 52 92 17 4 6 61 1 6 60 88 .245 .360 .360 .720 135 10 1 5
5 Jeff Ellison# 23 20 70 55 6 13 5 0 1 5 1 0 14 11 .236 .386 .382 .768 21 0 0 1
6 Barry Evans 22 128 563 514 69 157 24 2 10 67 16 4 32 47 .305 .345 .418 .764 215 3 7 7
7 Brian Greer 19 98 363 309 30 54 8 3 6 19 10 7 49 160 .175 .286 .278 .564 86 0 3 2
8 William Hallstrom 24 91 322 289 42 65 5 2 0 15 16 3 21 35 .225 .285 .256 .541 74 4 6 2
9 Joseph Hicks 22 111 483 412 66 114 19 5 9 47 14 13 58 102 .277 .368 .413 .780 170 3 7 3
10 Dane Ilertsen 23 109 440 405 38 96 11 0 17 61 2 5 22 103 .237 .285 .390 .676 158 7 2 4
11 William Joseph# 21 12 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0
12 Paul O'Neill 23 72 293 256 39 69 8 2 15 39 4 3 32 62 .270 .354 .492 .846 126 2 2 1
13 Gary Pickert* 23 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
14 Steve Smith 25 92 400 364 57 108 20 2 4 32 7 7 31 29 .297 .350 .396 .746 144 0 3 2
15 Glynn Tschirhart* 23 47 198 165 23 38 2 1 1 13 1 2 29 26 .230 .344 .273 .616 45 0 3 1
16 Thomas Vessey 23 58 211 186 12 37 3 0 4 22 2 2 20 49 .199 .286 .280 .565 52 3 1 1
16 Players 22.1 133 5012 4376 569 1112 174 27 92 512 88 64 524 971 .254 .337 .369 .706 1616 39 41 32 18
* - 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 Donnie Alfano* 22 0 0 6.75 2 1 0 0 0 4.0 8 4 3 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 3.250 18.0 0.0 11.2 6.8 0.60
2 Barry Biggerstaff* 24 3 4 .429 3.47 39 0 0 0 2 83.0 91 38 32 1 23 4 37 4 2 3 1.373 9.9 0.1 2.5 4.0 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
3 Joe Carroll 23 5 9 .357 6.00 14 14 1 0 0 84.0 97 67 56 13 58 7 67 3 0 8 1.845 10.4 1.4 6.2 7.2 1.16
4 Rusty Gerhardt* 27 0 0 0.82 5 0 0 0 1 11.0 10 3 1 1 3 0 4 0 1 0 1.182 8.2 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.33
5 William Joseph* 21 0 0 8.28 12 0 0 0 0 25.0 43 31 23 2 20 0 9 1 0 4 2.520 15.5 0.7 7.2 3.2 0.45
6 Timothy Kelly 23 0 0 9.00 5 0 0 0 0 10.0 15 10 10 1 6 1 6 0 0 0 2.100 13.5 0.9 5.4 5.4 1.00
7 Rodney Leisle 22 0 0 11.05 12 0 0 0 0 22.0 26 28 27 2 22 0 15 2 0 4 2.182 10.6 0.8 9.0 6.1 0.68
8 Gary Lucas* 23 8 17 .320 4.87 25 25 6 1 0 159.0 182 104 86 15 26 7 115 3 2 1 1.308 10.3 0.8 1.5 6.5 4.42
9 Larry Monroe 22 3 6 .333 4.99 12 12 1 0 0 74.0 91 58 41 7 37 4 47 4 0 9 1.730 11.1 0.9 4.5 5.7 1.27
10 Eric Mustad 22 1 4 .200 3.03 13 13 2 0 0 89.0 78 39 30 3 30 2 47 2 0 2 1.213 7.9 0.3 3.0 4.8 1.57
11 Gary Pickert* 23 5 16 .238 6.34 28 28 3 1 0 166.0 182 144 117 24 118 3 129 7 6 8 1.807 9.9 1.3 6.4 7.0 1.09
12 Larry Rothschild 24 5 5 .500 4.17 12 12 5 1 0 82.0 83 42 38 9 21 1 57 4 0 4 1.268 9.1 1.0 2.3 6.3 2.71
13 James Stehle* 23 1 2 .333 11.08 5 5 0 0 0 13.0 18 24 16 1 24 0 8 1 0 3 3.231 12.5 0.7 16.6 5.5 0.33
14 Tom Tellmann 24 5 6 .455 2.61 48 0 0 0 14 76.0 74 29 22 3 25 4 48 1 1 5 1.303 8.8 0.4 3.0 5.7 1.92
15 Gregory Wilkes 25 3 10 .231 6.22 35 10 1 0 0 123.0 160 115 85 10 58 3 76 4 1 8 1.772 11.7 0.7 4.2 5.6 1.31
16 John Yandle* 23 5 10 .333 5.23 37 13 2 0 2 117.0 141 85 68 12 53 3 77 1 7 13 1.658 10.8 0.9 4.1 5.9 1.45
16 Players 23.3 44 89 .331 5.23 133 133 112 21 4 19 1131.0 1292 819 657 104 526 39 741 37 20 72 1.607 10.3 0.8 4.2 5.9 1.41
* - 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
Tony Castillo 86 506 62 14 7 .976 6.60 16
Thomas Vessey 50 267 34 13 2 .959 6.02 14

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dane Ilertsen 105 996 48 21 79 .980 9.94
Earl Battey 31 251 11 6 19 .978 8.45

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul O'Neill 67 167 209 8 46 .979 5.61
Glynn Tschirhart 30 65 94 3 16 .981 5.30
William Hallstrom 24 46 75 3 14 .976 5.04
Steve Smith 15 34 47 3 8 .964 5.40
Jeff Ellison 2 4 7 2 2 .846 5.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Barry Evans 93 64 204 12 18 .957 2.88
Earl Battey 36 26 68 17 8 .847 2.61
Paul O'Neill 5 6 16 3 1 .880 4.40

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Smith 67 93 206 30 31 .909 4.46
Barry Evans 36 74 146 11 25 .952 6.11
William Hallstrom 36 55 71 20 11 .863 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Derryberry 105 157 15 14 2 .925 1.64
Brian Greer 97 196 12 10 1 .954 2.14
Jim Beswick 94 152 16 8 3 .955 1.79
Joseph Hicks 76 129 6 9 0 .938 1.78
Earl Battey 33 40 4 4 1 .917 1.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Tellmann 48 4 9 0 1 1.000 0.27
Barry Biggerstaff 39 8 18 1 1 .963 0.67 Stats for 2 teams
John Yandle 37 3 13 3 1 .842 0.43
Gregory Wilkes 35 5 27 6 2 .842 0.91
Gary Pickert 28 3 33 3 0 .923 1.29
Gary Lucas 25 14 20 1 3 .971 1.36
Joe Carroll 14 7 9 6 0 .727 1.14
Eric Mustad 13 5 19 2 1 .923 1.85
William Joseph 12 0 3 1 0 .750 0.25
Rodney Leisle 12 2 4 1 0 .857 0.50
Larry Monroe 12 5 11 2 1 .889 1.33
Larry Rothschild 12 7 17 2 1 .923 2.00
Rusty Gerhardt 5 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.60
Timothy Kelly 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
James Stehle 5 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.80
Donnie Alfano 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Donnie Alfano 22 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 1, 1955
Earl Battey 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1955
Jim Beswick 20 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 12, 1958 Wilkinsburg, PA, US
Barry Biggerstaff 24 S L 6' 2.0" 185 1954
Joe Carroll 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 15, 1955 Drumright, OK, US
Tony Castillo 21 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Jun 14, 1957 San Jose, CA, US
Tim Derryberry 20 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 21, 1958 Pomona, CA, US
Jeff Ellison 23 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 19, 1954
Barry Evans 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 30, 1955 Atlanta, GA, US
Rusty Gerhardt 27 S L 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 13, 1950 Baltimore, MD, US
Brian Greer 19 R R 6' 3.0" 210 May 14, 1959 Lynwood, CA, US
William Hallstrom 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1954
Joseph Hicks 22 R R 6' 3.0" 170 1956
Dane Ilertsen 23 R R 6' 3.0" 220 1955
William Joseph 21 S L 6' 2.0" 190 1957
Timothy Kelly 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1955
Rodney Leisle 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1956
Gary Lucas 23 L L 6' 5.0" 200 Nov 8, 1954 Riverside, CA, US
Larry Monroe 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jun 20, 1956 Detroit, MI, US
Eric Mustad 22 R R 6' 0.0" 192 Oct 16, 1955 Santa Monica, CA, US
Paul O'Neill 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 10, 1955
Gary Pickert 23 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Jun 12, 1955 Overland Park, KS, US
Larry Rothschild 24 L R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 12, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Steve Smith 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 21, 1952 Canton, OH, US
James Stehle 23 L L 6' 1.0" 192 1955
Tom Tellmann 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 29, 1954 Warren, PA, US
Glynn Tschirhart 23 L R 5' 11.0" 175 1955
Thomas Vessey 23 R R 5' 11.0" 178 1955
Gregory Wilkes 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1953
John Yandle 23 R L 6' 1.0" 175 1955

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