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1974 Gastonia Rangers

1974 > Class A > 1974 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 84-48
Scored 663 runs, Allowed 550 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-55

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: Rich Donnelly
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 Glenn Arnett* 21 119 533 449 86 116 6 1 0 25 49 11 74 85 .258 .364 .276 .640 124 5 1 8 1 0
2 Jonathan Astroth* 23 121 503 391 71 107 21 1 10 78 7 6 104 51 .274 .423 .409 .833 160 4 2 0 6 2
3 Mike Bacsik 22 25 71 56 4 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 9 17 .179 .303 .179 .482 10 1 5 0
4 Len Barker 18 20 50 41 0 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 8 25 .146 .286 .171 .456 7 0 1 0
5 Donald Bodenhamer 23 91 342 270 45 66 8 1 1 27 4 5 60 49 .244 .384 .293 .677 79 7 3 6 3 1
6 Glen Bright 22 39 31 27 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 9 .185 .258 .185 .443 5 0 0 1
7 Gary Cooper* 22 125 548 420 97 130 16 4 3 55 13 8 111 22 .310 .460 .388 .848 163 13 10 2 5 0
8 Bobby Cuellar 21 17 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0
9 Daniel Cunningham* 22 77 230 197 31 51 9 0 3 21 4 4 27 25 .259 .346 .350 .697 69 3 1 2 3 0
10 Dan Duran* 20 133 564 480 79 129 22 5 22 99 4 1 74 116 .269 .371 .473 .844 227 6 5 4 1 6
11 Lindsay Graham 23 42 11 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 2 0
12 James Grove 23 85 248 224 16 40 6 0 0 15 3 0 18 47 .179 .245 .205 .450 46 4 2 3 1 0
13 Gregory Keen 20 10 8 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 2 0 0 0
14 Mark Mullen* 20 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Timothy Murphy 23 58 139 109 15 13 4 0 0 7 1 0 25 37 .119 .295 .156 .451 17 2 3 0 2 0
16 Drew Nickerson 18 20 20 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 .167 .412 .167 .578 2 0 3 0
17 Ed Nottle 34 2 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 0 0 0
18 Wally Pontiff 23 34 7 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 3 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
19 Rayburn Rainbolt 19 26 49 38 3 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 19 .079 .222 .105 .327 4 0 4 0
20 Rich Shubert* 18 31 66 62 7 19 3 0 2 11 0 0 1 7 .306 .328 .452 .780 28 1 2 0
21 Richard Simon* 23 27 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 Keith Smith 21 131 554 496 73 141 18 7 6 73 21 15 48 52 .284 .350 .385 .735 191 15 5 0 5 2
23 John Sutton 21 33 70 60 7 10 1 0 0 2 0 0 8 23 .167 .265 .183 .448 11 0 2 0
24 Mark Tanner* 23 15 35 24 6 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 9 8 .208 .424 .333 .758 8 0 2 0
25 Donald Thomas 22 130 507 407 54 104 21 0 10 78 9 11 89 76 .256 .387 .381 .767 155 7 3 0 8 6
26 Bobby Thompson# 20 113 421 362 51 87 11 5 7 52 25 8 52 96 .240 .334 .356 .690 129 5 1 2 4 1
27 John Weber 20 18 69 64 6 14 2 0 0 4 1 1 4 10 .219 .275 .250 .525 16 2 1 0 0 0
27 Players 21.5 133 5091 4216 663 1062 150 24 65 558 142 70 746 793 .252 .366 .345 .712 1455 39 50 40 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 Mike Bacsik 22 15 5 .750 4.24 25 25 7 2 0 170.0 183 93 80 11 59 2 121 2 0 17 1.424 9.7 0.6 3.1 6.4 2.05
2 Len Barker 18 11 7 .611 3.34 20 19 9 5 0 124.0 101 57 46 2 53 0 140 3 1 10 1.242 7.3 0.1 3.8 10.2 2.64
3 Glen Bright 22 4 5 .444 4.62 38 3 0 0 10 76.0 89 45 39 4 32 1 54 5 0 6 1.592 10.5 0.5 3.8 6.4 1.69
4 Bobby Cuellar 21 4 1 .800 3.60 17 0 0 0 1 20.0 15 11 8 0 10 0 22 3 0 4 1.250 6.8 0.0 4.5 9.9 2.20
5 Lindsay Graham 23 9 5 .643 2.66 42 0 0 0 9 71.0 61 22 21 3 28 4 59 4 0 8 1.254 7.7 0.4 3.5 7.5 2.11
6 Gregory Keen 20 3 0 1.000 3.67 10 2 0 0 0 27.0 28 17 11 4 12 0 16 5 0 0 1.481 9.3 1.3 4.0 5.3 1.33
7 Drew Nickerson 18 2 3 .400 6.05 20 10 0 0 0 64.0 80 51 43 2 33 1 50 1 0 15 1.766 11.2 0.3 4.6 7.0 1.52
8 Ed Nottle 34 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 1 1 0 0 10.0 6 3 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0.600 5.4 0.9 0.0 3.6
9 Wally Pontiff* 23 5 2 .714 2.29 34 0 0 0 4 51.0 53 19 13 0 14 2 32 5 1 0 1.314 9.4 0.0 2.5 5.6 2.29 Stats for 2 teams
10 Wayne Popiolek 19 0 0 9.00 5 0 0 0 1 4.0 4 4 4 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 1.500 9.0 2.2 4.5 6.8 1.50
11 Rayburn Rainbolt 19 5 4 .556 3.07 26 16 3 0 1 123.0 119 51 42 5 50 2 82 5 0 4 1.374 8.7 0.4 3.7 6.0 1.64
12 Rich Shubert* 18 9 9 .500 2.51 23 22 6 1 1 147.0 131 61 41 2 93 0 83 4 0 7 1.524 8.0 0.1 5.7 5.1 0.89
13 Richard Simon* 23 1 0 1.000 2.70 21 0 0 0 0 30.0 28 13 9 1 5 0 17 0 0 2 1.100 8.4 0.3 1.5 5.1 3.40
14 John Sutton 21 12 8 .600 2.66 24 24 9 1 0 169.0 157 74 50 6 68 1 130 3 0 10 1.331 8.4 0.3 3.6 6.9 1.91
15 Mark Tanner 23 8 1 .889 3.20 15 11 5 1 0 90.0 82 41 32 5 28 0 51 3 0 6 1.222 8.2 0.5 2.8 5.1 1.82
15 Players 20.9 84 48 .636 3.41 133 133 93 40 11 25 1134.0 1098 550 430 47 475 11 838 40 1 90 1.387 8.7 0.4 3.8 6.7 1.76
* - 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
Jonathan Astroth 101 605 65 17 5 .975 6.63 36
Timothy Murphy 53 233 20 7 1 .973 4.77 7
Mark Mullen 2 14 1 0 1 1.000 7.50 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Duran 133 1146 63 16 88 .987 9.09
Glenn Arnett 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Cooper 117 261 320 16 54 .973 4.97
Daniel Cunningham 22 46 48 2 7 .979 4.27
James Grove 2 3 3 0 3 1.000 3.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Thomas 127 115 206 22 14 .936 2.53
Daniel Cunningham 10 7 11 3 2 .857 1.80
Donald Bodenhamer 3 2 4 0 0 1.000 2.00
Keith Smith 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Bodenhamer 71 127 217 19 39 .948 4.85
James Grove 63 77 162 30 23 .888 3.79
Gary Cooper 9 15 32 2 4 .959 5.22
Daniel Cunningham 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Keith Smith 131 201 15 13 1 .943 1.65
Glenn Arnett 118 221 6 13 2 .946 1.92
Bobby Thompson 106 156 14 10 2 .944 1.60
Jonathan Astroth 27 19 0 1 0 .950 0.70
Daniel Cunningham 23 34 2 3 2 .923 1.57
John Weber 17 26 0 1 0 .963 1.53
James Grove 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lindsay Graham 42 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.17
Glen Bright 38 6 9 1 0 .938 0.39
Wally Pontiff 34 2 13 5 0 .750 0.44 Stats for 2 teams
Rayburn Rainbolt 26 4 21 1 0 .962 0.96
Mike Bacsik 25 11 23 4 1 .895 1.36
John Sutton 24 13 27 3 2 .930 1.67
Rich Shubert 23 6 28 5 3 .872 1.48
Richard Simon 21 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.14
Len Barker 20 1 8 3 0 .750 0.45
Drew Nickerson 20 6 11 5 1 .773 0.85
Bobby Cuellar 17 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.12
Mark Tanner 15 2 20 0 3 1.000 1.47
Gregory Keen 10 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Wayne Popiolek 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ed Nottle 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Glenn Arnett 21 L L 5' 8.0" 145 Jun 17, 1953
Jonathan Astroth 23 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 8, 1950 St. Louis, MO, US
Mike Bacsik 22 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Apr 1, 1952 Dallas, TX, US
Len Barker 18 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Jul 27, 1955 Fort Knox, KY, US
Donald Bodenhamer 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1951
Glen Bright 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 3, 1951 Shelby, NC, US
Gary Cooper 22 L R 5' 8.0" 160 Jul 31, 1951
Bobby Cuellar 21 R R 5' 11.0" 188 Aug 20, 1952 Alice, TX, US
Daniel Cunningham 22 L R 5' 10.0" 165 1952
Dan Duran 20 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 16, 1954 Palo Alto, CA, US
Lindsay Graham 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 21, 1951
James Grove 23 R R 6' 0.0" 150 1951
Gregory Keen 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1954
Mark Mullen 20 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 6, 1954 Cincinnati, OH, US
Timothy Murphy 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1951
Drew Nickerson 18 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 8, 1955
Ed Nottle 34 R R 5' 9.0" 176 Oct 22, 1939 Philadelphia, PA, US
Wally Pontiff 23 R L Nov 1, 1950
Wayne Popiolek 19 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Aug 10, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Rayburn Rainbolt 19 R R 6' 2.0" 180 May 26, 1955 Stillwater, OK, US
Rich Shubert 18 L L 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 23, 1955 New York City, NY, US
Richard Simon 23 L L 5' 11.0" 155 1951
Keith Smith 21 R R 5' 9.0" 178 May 3, 1953 Palmetto, FL, US
John Sutton 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 13, 1952 Dallas, TX, US
Mark Tanner 23 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 30, 1950
Donald Thomas 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 12, 1951 San Angelo, TX, US
Bobby Thompson 20 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 3, 1953 Charlotte, NC, US
John Weber 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 27, 1954

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