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1974 Denver Bears

1974 > Class AAA > 1974 American Association (West)
Overall: 62-74
Scored 650 runs, Allowed 726 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-75

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Frank Verdi
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1973 / 1975

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 Rafael Batista* 28 122 487 413 69 131 25 8 15 75 3 4 60 72 .317 .398 .525 .923 217 1 4 9
2 Ray Busse 25 81 359 332 53 96 14 9 11 38 7 4 25 71 .289 .341 .485 .826 161 1 1 0
3 Chris Cannizzaro 36 40 116 88 12 19 6 0 1 14 0 0 26 29 .216 .391 .318 .709 28 0 1 1
4 Kevin Drake 18 15 68 61 12 17 2 1 0 4 5 0 5 17 .279 .343 .344 .688 21 1 1 0
5 Mike Easler* 23 100 423 367 75 104 18 8 19 63 12 4 45 81 .283 .366 .531 .897 195 5 2 4
6 Michael Flanagan 28 28 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0
7 Mike Floyd 28 37 120 103 17 20 2 1 3 16 1 0 13 32 .194 .286 .320 .606 33 1 1 2
8 Gus Gil 35 114 441 341 52 99 18 1 5 68 6 1 88 38 .290 .430 .393 .823 134 1 4 7
9 Wilbur Howard# 25 65 292 279 43 83 19 5 6 32 13 8 8 32 .297 .313 .466 .779 130 0 1 4
10 Skip Jutze 28 102 396 361 47 116 20 6 2 35 7 6 32 45 .321 .380 .427 .806 154 2 1 0
11 Mick Kelleher 26 105 383 347 36 82 10 4 0 28 3 2 26 42 .236 .293 .288 .581 100 3 4 3
12 Manny Lantigua 22 51 185 168 22 41 1 2 1 16 0 3 15 32 .244 .306 .292 .598 49 0 2 0
13 Alberto Leaver 25 22 44 38 6 3 0 0 0 3 3 3 5 13 .079 .182 .079 .261 3 0 0 1
14 Jerry Moxey 24 62 210 192 20 50 7 2 0 9 8 1 16 33 .260 .316 .318 .633 61 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
15 Tom Ragland 28 121 510 438 61 109 23 4 3 49 5 5 52 73 .249 .332 .340 .672 149 3 16 1
16 Jay Schlueter 24 118 380 339 49 66 14 4 9 29 12 5 31 140 .195 .272 .339 .612 115 6 2 2 Stats for 2 teams
17 Roe Skidmore 28 119 475 430 53 123 22 2 13 80 1 2 37 74 .286 .342 .437 .780 188 2 2 4 Stats for 2 teams
18 Fernando Tatis 23 99 362 318 41 72 14 7 2 38 4 1 34 63 .226 .302 .333 .635 106 2 4 4
18 Players 26.6 136 5123 4497 650 1200 212 63 89 588 84 50 511 865 .267 .342 .401 .744 1805 26 47 42 50
* - 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 Carlos Alfonso 23 4 3 .571 4.97 34 5 0 0 1 76.0 93 47 42 4 26 3 43 3 0 6 1.566 11.0 0.5 3.1 5.1 1.65
2 Bob Cluck* 28 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.000 9.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
3 Mike Cosgrove* 23 1 2 .333 3.41 6 6 1 0 0 37.0 27 21 14 2 15 1 27 1 0 4 1.135 6.6 0.5 3.6 6.6 1.80
4 Jim Crawford* 23 11 10 .524 4.96 32 29 9 1 1 187.0 208 118 103 15 68 6 121 5 1 12 1.476 10.0 0.7 3.3 5.8 1.78
5 David Culpepper 22 4 2 .667 4.14 32 0 0 0 1 63.0 80 36 29 9 35 10 29 3 0 1 1.825 11.4 1.3 5.0 4.1 0.83
6 Michael Flanagan 28 4 13 .235 5.30 26 23 5 0 0 129.0 159 80 76 21 42 8 59 1 0 5 1.558 11.1 1.5 2.9 4.1 1.40
7 Jerry Johnson 30 3 2 .600 4.88 9 8 2 0 0 48.0 56 33 26 3 37 0 40 0 0 5 1.938 10.5 0.6 6.9 7.5 1.08
8 Doug Konieczny 22 3 10 .231 5.50 19 17 5 2 0 103.0 128 70 63 7 48 2 97 0 1 9 1.709 11.2 0.6 4.2 8.5 2.02
9 Edward Mims 26 0 3 .000 6.39 15 3 0 0 0 31.0 48 30 22 4 9 0 25 0 0 4 1.839 13.9 1.2 2.6 7.3 2.78
10 Mike Nagy 26 8 5 .615 4.38 21 19 6 1 1 115.0 136 65 56 6 45 6 62 3 0 4 1.574 10.6 0.5 3.5 4.9 1.38
11 Dan Neumeier 26 1 3 .250 5.14 11 0 0 0 0 28.0 39 19 16 1 13 4 16 0 0 1 1.857 12.5 0.3 4.2 5.1 1.23
12 J.R. Richard 24 4 0 1.000 0.00 4 4 3 3 0 33.0 15 2 0 0 12 0 26 0 1 0 0.818 4.1 0.0 3.3 7.1 2.17
13 Matthew Rosiek 24 1 3 .250 10.29 5 5 0 0 0 14.0 20 19 16 3 10 0 11 0 0 0 2.143 12.9 1.9 6.4 7.1 1.10
14 Russ Rothermel* 26 4 5 .444 6.33 51 2 0 0 9 91.0 115 70 64 10 37 11 57 0 0 4 1.670 11.4 1.0 3.7 5.6 1.54
15 Chuck Taylor 26 6 6 .500 4.40 43 2 0 0 4 92.0 106 57 45 8 25 8 37 2 0 6 1.424 10.4 0.8 2.4 3.6 1.48
16 Jim York 26 1 2 .333 3.19 12 2 0 0 1 31.0 35 16 11 2 7 1 16 2 0 1 1.355 10.2 0.6 2.0 4.6 2.29
17 Oscar Zamora 29 7 5 .583 3.76 13 11 6 0 0 79.0 91 42 33 6 11 3 39 1 0 1 1.291 10.4 0.7 1.3 4.4 3.55
17 Players 25.2 62 74 .456 4.78 136 136 99 37 9 18 1157.0 1357 726 614 101 442 65 705 21 3 63 1.555 10.6 0.8 3.4 5.5 1.60
* - 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
Skip Jutze 92 510 48 5 9 .991 6.07 5
Manny Lantigua 45 202 21 2 3 .991 4.96 6
Chris Cannizzaro 9 32 2 1 0 .971 3.78 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Batista 118 1001 76 10 110 .991 9.13
Roe Skidmore 42 368 28 5 26 .988 9.43 Stats for 2 teams
Chris Cannizzaro 12 57 7 1 7 .985 5.33
Gus Gil 4 16 2 0 0 1.000 4.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Ragland 120 264 355 19 91 .970 5.16
Fernando Tatis 17 33 30 5 10 .926 3.71
Gus Gil 12 21 34 1 5 .982 4.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fernando Tatis 54 23 110 13 9 .911 2.46
Ray Busse 46 27 102 11 6 .921 2.80
Gus Gil 33 9 51 0 3 1.000 1.82
Mick Kelleher 8 2 10 0 1 1.000 1.50
Manny Lantigua 7 2 10 1 1 .923 1.71
Chris Cannizzaro 5 2 11 5 2 .722 2.60
Roe Skidmore 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00 Stats for 2 teams

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mick Kelleher 94 148 367 18 80 .966 5.48
Ray Busse 27 38 72 10 17 .917 4.07
Gus Gil 16 30 50 3 17 .964 5.00
Fernando Tatis 3 3 10 2 0 .867 4.33

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Schlueter 114 244 4 7 0 .973 2.18 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Easler 100 172 7 5 1 .973 1.79
Wilbur Howard 64 135 5 5 1 .966 2.19
Jerry Moxey 46 58 6 11 0 .853 1.39 Stats for 2 teams
Roe Skidmore 43 58 4 4 1 .939 1.44 Stats for 2 teams
Fernando Tatis 20 18 4 2 0 .917 1.10
Mike Floyd 18 22 2 2 1 .923 1.33
Alberto Leaver 17 22 0 1 0 .957 1.29
Kevin Drake 15 31 1 2 1 .941 2.13
Ray Busse 8 15 0 1 0 .938 1.88
Rafael Batista 5 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russ Rothermel 51 3 17 0 1 1.000 0.39
Chuck Taylor 43 4 16 0 0 1.000 0.47
Carlos Alfonso 34 4 13 2 0 .895 0.50
Jim Crawford 32 7 43 2 2 .962 1.56
David Culpepper 32 5 3 1 1 .889 0.25
Michael Flanagan 26 6 9 0 1 1.000 0.58
Mike Nagy 21 8 21 3 1 .906 1.38
Doug Konieczny 19 13 16 3 0 .906 1.53
Edward Mims 15 4 2 2 0 .750 0.40
Oscar Zamora 13 4 17 1 2 .955 1.62
Jim York 12 2 9 2 1 .846 0.92
Dan Neumeier 11 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.55
Jerry Johnson 9 5 6 0 1 1.000 1.22
Mike Cosgrove 6 0 8 0 0 1.000 1.33
Matthew Rosiek 5 0 3 0 2 1.000 0.60
J.R. Richard 4 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.50
Bob Cluck 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Carlos Alfonso 23 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Dec 18, 1950 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Rafael Batista 28 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 25, 1945 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Ray Busse 25 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Daytona Beach, FL, US
Chris Cannizzaro 36 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1938 Oakland, CA, US
Bob Cluck 28 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 10, 1946 San Diego, CA, US
Mike Cosgrove 23 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 17, 1951 Phoenix, AZ, US
Jim Crawford 23 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Sep 29, 1950 Chicago, IL, US
David Culpepper 22 R R 6' 4.0" 180 Nov 12, 1951 La Mesa, CA, US
Kevin Drake 18 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 12, 1956 Nagoya, JP
Mike Easler 23 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 29, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Michael Flanagan 28 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 14, 1946 Detroit, MI, US
Mike Floyd 28 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jun 3, 1946 Hempstead, NY, US
Gus Gil 35 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 19, 1939 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Wilbur Howard 25 S R 6' 2.0" 170 Jan 8, 1949 Lowell, NC, US
Jerry Johnson 30 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 3, 1943 Miami, FL, US
Skip Jutze 28 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 28, 1946 Bayside, NY, US
Mick Kelleher 26 R R 5' 9.0" 176 Jul 25, 1947 Seattle, WA, US
Doug Konieczny 22 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Sep 27, 1951 Detroit, MI, US
Manny Lantigua 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 3, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Alberto Leaver 25 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 25, 1948 Bocas del Toro, PA
Edward Mims 26 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Feb 29, 1948 Pittsburg, CA, US
Jerry Moxey 24 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 16, 1949 Nassau, BS
Mike Nagy 26 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Mar 25, 1948 New York, NY, US
Dan Neumeier 26 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 9, 1948 Shawano, WI, US
Tom Ragland 28 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jun 16, 1946 Talladega, AL, US
J.R. Richard 24 R R 6' 8.0" 222 Mar 7, 1950 Vienna, LA, US
Matthew Rosiek 24 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Nov 26, 1949 New Britain, CT, US
Russ Rothermel 26 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 21, 1948 Pottsville, PA, US
Jay Schlueter 24 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jul 31, 1949 Phoenix, AZ, US
Roe Skidmore 28 R R 6' 3.0" 188 Oct 30, 1945 Decatur, IL, US
Fernando Tatis 23 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 12, 1950 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Chuck Taylor 26 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Dec 22, 1947 Covington, KY, US
Jim York 26 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 27, 1947 Maywood, CA, US
Oscar Zamora 29 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Sep 23, 1944 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU

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