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1972 Gastonia Pirates

1972 > Class A > 1972 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 60-70
Scored 533 runs, Allowed 550 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-67

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Tom Saffell
Represented: Gastonia, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1973

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 Gary Abram 20 25 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 1 0
2 Tony Armas 18 117 433 399 50 106 18 4 9 51 11 3 20 83 .266 .305 .398 .704 159 4 7 3
3 John Bedard 19 10 14 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 2 0
4 Paul Burton* 21 12 14 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 0 0 0
5 Michael Byrne 22 17 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
6 Rodney Davis 19 27 62 52 5 12 0 0 1 6 0 0 9 17 .231 .344 .288 .633 15 0 1 0
7 Larry Demery 19 27 63 52 7 12 1 1 0 10 0 0 6 13 .231 .305 .288 .594 15 0 4 1
8 Paul Djakonow 20 124 486 408 72 105 16 5 15 56 20 3 69 91 .257 .366 .431 .798 176 4 0 5
9 Dave Gaynor* 19 103 356 293 42 77 11 2 1 28 11 4 51 59 .263 .380 .324 .704 95 5 6 1
10 Stephen Hagen 20 22 37 32 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 18 .219 .242 .219 .461 7 0 4 0
11 William Hagins* 21 11 15 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 2 0
12 Scott Johnson 20 14 27 21 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 10 .048 .200 .048 .248 1 1 2 0
13 Elliott Jones 23 13 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 2 0 0 0
14 Kala Kaaihue 22 24 45 40 2 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 5 17 .150 .244 .175 .419 7 0 0 0
15 Ronald Knaub* 19 115 446 402 49 95 10 8 11 49 1 2 36 98 .236 .301 .383 .684 154 3 1 4
16 Omar Moreno* 19 51 164 144 18 31 5 2 1 17 8 2 17 38 .215 .302 .299 .601 43 1 2 0
17 David Nelson 22 13 41 37 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 17 .081 .150 .135 .285 5 0 1 0
18 Jamie Osorio 22 24 57 47 3 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 15 .191 .296 .191 .488 9 1 3 0
19 Esteban Padron 19 9 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
20 Victor Price 21 124 480 432 62 128 27 4 11 85 15 3 42 78 .296 .359 .454 .813 196 2 1 3
21 Timothy Rajsich 23 84 342 282 32 73 13 1 0 23 12 7 43 47 .259 .366 .312 .678 88 8 3 6
22 Craig Reynolds* 19 41 164 146 18 35 4 1 0 9 6 0 14 15 .240 .315 .281 .596 41 2 2 0
23 Joseph Say 21 52 159 128 21 28 10 0 3 20 4 1 27 34 .219 .361 .367 .728 47 2 1 1
24 John Simontacchi* 20 49 156 136 12 37 7 0 1 15 1 1 15 28 .272 .361 .346 .707 47 4 1 0
25 Fausto Sosa 19 124 518 452 69 111 13 3 2 29 21 8 50 100 .246 .336 .301 .637 136 12 3 1
26 Rich Standart* 20 90 267 228 32 50 2 6 2 17 6 2 35 44 .219 .331 .307 .638 70 3 1 0
27 John Sullivan 23 28 38 33 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 16 .121 .171 .121 .293 4 0 3 0
28 Richard Swinchock 20 22 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .100 .250 .100 .350 1 0 0 0
29 Gerard Thomas* 19 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
30 William Thomas 22 56 231 208 20 50 2 1 3 17 13 2 17 32 .240 .306 .303 .609 63 3 2 1
31 Steve Williams* 21 38 55 49 3 15 5 0 0 3 1 0 4 8 .306 .352 .408 .760 20 0 1 1
32 Carmelo Ybes 22 59 108 93 6 19 3 1 0 8 0 0 7 19 .204 .260 .258 .518 24 0 8 0
32 Players 20.1 128 4826 4188 533 1022 150 39 60 453 130 38 494 960 .244 .330 .341 .671 1430 55 62 27 25
* - 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 Gary Abram 20 4 3 .571 1.53 25 0 0 0 4 47.0 32 13 8 1 34 4 38 3 0 5 1.404 6.1 0.2 6.5 7.3 1.12
2 John Bedard 19 2 6 .250 5.92 10 7 0 0 0 38.0 34 33 25 5 43 1 38 1 1 5 2.026 8.1 1.2 10.2 9.0 0.88
3 Paul Burton* 21 3 1 .750 1.42 12 3 0 0 1 38.0 26 10 6 0 11 2 26 1 0 0 0.974 6.2 0.0 2.6 6.2 2.36
4 Michael Byrne* 22 2 3 .400 5.21 17 0 0 0 3 19.0 24 14 11 2 13 3 20 0 0 1 1.947 11.4 0.9 6.2 9.5 1.54
5 Rodney Davis 19 6 13 .316 3.72 25 25 8 0 0 155.0 151 90 64 6 65 4 121 1 0 8 1.394 8.8 0.3 3.8 7.0 1.86
6 Larry Demery 19 10 6 .625 3.91 24 24 5 0 0 145.0 113 80 63 6 119 2 137 7 1 23 1.600 7.0 0.4 7.4 8.5 1.15
7 Gordon Green 24 0 1 .000 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 7 4 2 0 0 3 4.000 4.5 0.0 31.5 9.0 0.29
8 Stephen Hagen* 20 4 3 .571 4.84 22 11 3 0 0 93.0 98 66 50 5 65 3 78 8 1 17 1.753 9.5 0.5 6.3 7.5 1.20
9 William Hagins* 21 3 6 .333 3.33 11 5 3 0 0 46.0 36 20 17 2 22 3 35 0 0 4 1.261 7.0 0.4 4.3 6.8 1.59
10 Scott Johnson 20 2 3 .400 2.83 14 9 3 0 2 70.0 68 30 22 2 46 1 60 2 0 8 1.629 8.7 0.3 5.9 7.7 1.30
11 Elliott Jones 23 4 1 .800 2.90 13 2 1 0 1 31.0 21 12 10 1 13 2 30 0 0 2 1.097 6.1 0.3 3.8 8.7 2.31
12 Robert Kenny 24 0 0 3.60 3 0 0 0 0 5.0 8 3 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 2.000 14.4 0.0 3.6 3.6 1.00
13 David Nelson 22 8 3 .727 0.50 13 13 7 3 0 107.0 71 19 6 0 25 2 71 2 0 3 0.897 6.0 0.0 2.1 6.0 2.84
14 Esteban Padron 19 0 4 .000 10.00 9 5 0 0 1 18.0 28 22 20 0 19 1 10 1 0 6 2.611 14.0 0.0 9.5 5.0 0.53
15 Rich Standart 20 1 0 1.000 0.56 8 0 0 0 1 16.0 4 1 1 0 6 1 12 0 0 0 0.625 2.2 0.0 3.4 6.8 2.00
16 John Sullivan 23 5 4 .556 3.55 27 10 2 0 1 99.0 84 41 39 6 53 2 65 4 0 8 1.384 7.6 0.5 4.8 5.9 1.23
17 Richard Swinchock* 20 1 1 .500 6.75 22 0 0 0 4 40.0 41 32 30 2 28 2 27 4 0 7 1.725 9.2 0.4 6.3 6.1 0.96
18 Gerard Thomas* 19 0 0 1.80 1 1 0 0 0 5.0 2 1 1 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 1.000 3.6 0.0 5.4 9.0 1.67
19 Steve Williams* 21 5 12 .294 3.63 27 15 5 0 2 124.0 125 62 50 7 49 4 99 2 2 6 1.403 9.1 0.5 3.6 7.2 2.02
19 Players 20.5 60 70 .462 3.48 128 128 91 37 8 20 1098.0 967 550 425 45 623 41 876 36 5 107 1.448 7.9 0.4 5.1 7.2 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
Joseph Say 46 304 32 7 3 .980 7.30 12
John Simontacchi 45 234 15 3 1 .988 5.53 21
Carmelo Ybes 41 147 16 1 4 .994 3.98 6
Kala Kaaihue 21 89 9 3 2 .970 4.67 4
Jamie Osorio 20 116 7 2 2 .984 6.15 10

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Knaub 113 780 75 14 88 .984 7.57
Dave Gaynor 33 153 14 5 17 .971 5.06

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fausto Sosa 107 250 252 25 73 .953 4.69
Rich Standart 15 33 27 0 4 1.000 4.00
Timothy Rajsich 11 22 27 2 8 .961 4.45
Carmelo Ybes 2 3 2 0 0 1.000 2.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Djakonow 121 100 186 33 18 .897 2.36
Rich Standart 14 11 11 5 2 .815 1.57

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Timothy Rajsich 71 109 201 27 50 .920 4.37
Craig Reynolds 37 55 94 12 24 .925 4.03
Rich Standart 19 22 42 5 8 .928 3.37
Fausto Sosa 7 8 15 1 1 .958 3.29

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Victor Price 120 186 7 9 1 .955 1.61
Tony Armas 111 165 7 8 2 .956 1.55
Dave Gaynor 64 81 3 3 0 .966 1.31
William Thomas 55 121 8 3 2 .977 2.35
Omar Moreno 45 95 3 3 0 .970 2.18
Rich Standart 21 27 1 2 0 .933 1.33
Timothy Rajsich 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Fausto Sosa 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Carmelo Ybes 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Sullivan 27 4 10 2 0 .875 0.52
Steve Williams 27 6 22 4 1 .875 1.04
Gary Abram 25 1 12 2 1 .867 0.52
Rodney Davis 25 11 22 2 1 .943 1.32
Larry Demery 24 13 19 2 2 .941 1.33
Stephen Hagen 22 2 14 3 1 .842 0.73
Richard Swinchock 22 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.41
Michael Byrne 17 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.41
Scott Johnson 14 4 14 0 3 1.000 1.29
Elliott Jones 13 2 3 2 0 .714 0.38
David Nelson 13 12 18 2 0 .938 2.31
Paul Burton 12 2 4 1 0 .857 0.50
William Hagins 11 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.55
John Bedard 10 0 8 5 2 .615 0.80
Esteban Padron 9 0 2 2 0 .500 0.22
Rich Standart 8 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.63
Gordon Green 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Robert Kenny 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Gerard Thomas 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Gary Abram 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 7, 1952
Tony Armas 18 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Jul 2, 1953 Puerto Piritu, Anzoategui, VE
John Bedard 19 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 9, 1952
Paul Burton 21 L L 6' 2.0" 190 1951
Michael Byrne 22 R L 6' 1.0" 155 1950
Rodney Davis 19 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jan 1, 1953
Larry Demery 19 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 4, 1953 Bakersfield, CA, US
Paul Djakonow 20 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 6, 1951 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dave Gaynor 19 L L 6' 2.0" 195 1953
Gordon Green 24 S R 5' 9.0" 170 1948
Stephen Hagen 20 R L 6' 1.0" 174 1952
William Hagins 21 L L 5' 10.0" 175 1951
Scott Johnson 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 17, 1951
Elliott Jones 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 1949
Kala Kaaihue 22 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Nov 22, 1949
Robert Kenny 24 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Dec 13, 1947 Auburn, NY, US
Ronald Knaub 19 L L 6' 2.0" 185 1953
Omar Moreno 19 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 24, 1952 Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui, PA
David Nelson 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Sep 28, 1949
Jamie Osorio 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1950
Esteban Padron 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1953
Victor Price 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 7, 1951
Timothy Rajsich 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1949
Craig Reynolds 19 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 27, 1952 Houston, TX, US
Joseph Say 21 R R 1951
John Simontacchi 20 L R 6' 2.0" 205 1952
Fausto Sosa 19 R R 5' 8.0" 158 Dec 3, 1952
Rich Standart 20 L R 6' 2.0" 155 Jan 4, 1952 Stockton, CA, US
John Sullivan 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 1949
Richard Swinchock 20 R L 6' 0.0" 200 1952
Gerard Thomas 19 L L 6' 2.0" 195 1953
William Thomas 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 23, 1949
Steve Williams 21 L L 6' 0.0" 187 Mar 11, 1951 Jamestown, NY, US
Carmelo Ybes 22 R R 5' 8.0" 167 1950

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