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1971 Niagara Falls Pirates

1971 > Class Short-Season A > 1971 New York-Pennsylvania League
Overall: 37-33
Scored 282 runs, Allowed 306 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 32-38

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Chuck Cottier
Represented: Niagara Falls, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Gary Abram1913353014000000213.133.188.133.3214030
2Bradley Albertsen*1935786111110102401213.180.320.213.53313131
3John Bedard181529270800020013.296.321.296.6188010
4Richard Bedard2257188160193263120002258.200.305.294.59947312
5Paul Bostic2244140122192240213001339.180.266.262.52832212
6John Caruso2254172142112122111422438.148.275.211.48630213
7Robert Clites1911441100000002.250.250.250.5001000
8Terry Collins227031326551811231261223635.306.390.385.775102354
9Lafayette Currence#192440200000001.500.500.5001.0002000
10Gary Gandy194212711111323009111415.288.362.315.67835002
11Jim Johnson2256219194265282927232252.268.352.469.82191300
12Scott Johnson19818161400000025.250.333.250.5834000
13Elliott Jones222220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
14Alexander Kanoza233412110671710010101434.160.264.170.43418100
15Ronald Knaub*18662682393866104642822551.276.343.427.770102103
16Matthew Mazza23111101000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001000
17John Morlan232550200010001.400.400.400.8002000
18David Nelson2113272252101500410.091.259.273.5326100
19Victor Price20834332810150108.242.242.364.60612010
20Gary Shade*2253187158154482021822315.278.368.354.72256123
21Eddie Sherlin#20612322043542412111332535.206.294.265.55954111
22John Simontacchi*19412110100010013.091.167.091.2581000
23Dennis Slagle201219181300010017.167.211.167.3773000
24Fausto Sosa182284725151002111020.208.321.222.54416200
25Paul Strauch2218220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
26Richard Swinchock1912860000000014.000.143.000.1430010
27William Thomas2156219200204660737411541.230.283.365.64873103
28Danny Waelchli2216660100000003.167.167.167.3331000
29Kenneth Waiss198441100000002.250.250.250.5001000
30George Whileyman2114393348200100510.242.342.303.64510010
30 Players20.870259622562825276918312485918272520.234.319.321.64072522212518
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Gary Abram1956.4554.13131352085.08448395341792071.3888.90.53.68.42.32
2Bradley Albertsen19000.00100001.000000010000.0000.00.00.09.0
3John Bedard1846.4005.35141432074.068484476417041141.7848.30.97.88.51.09
4Thomas Bell2501.0006.00210003.043203060012.33312.00.09.018.02.00
5John Caruso2201.00036.00100001.054410040005.00045.09.00.036.0
6Robert Clites1902.0004.0011100118.09980171191061.4444.50.08.59.51.12
7Lafayette Currence*19004.50210008.0554151191041.2505.61.15.621.43.80
8Scott Johnson1931.7502.548821046.03318132230383011.2176.50.44.57.41.65
9Elliott Jones22001.802100010.093204080001.3008.10.03.67.22.00
10Matthew Mazza2311.5006.7511000012.0141491161140052.50010.50.812.010.50.88
11John Morlan2311.5006.752200012.0151090121212112.25011.20.09.015.81.75
12David Nelson2136.3333.57121020068.07335274243584141.4269.70.53.27.72.42
13Dennis Slagle2041.8004.2112220147.04727222242431111.5119.00.44.68.21.79
14Paul Strauch2241.8000.3618000525.01251092321010.8404.30.03.211.53.56
15Richard Swinchock*1923.4003.1912300231.02214111172390001.2586.40.34.911.32.29
16Danny Waelchli2231.7503.4116000137.03617141211442051.5418.80.25.110.72.10
17Kenneth Waiss19004.508200120.02916102103161001.95013.00.94.57.21.60
18George Whileyman2172.7782.00131282199.064302235001064161.1525.80.34.59.62.12
18 Players20.23733.5293.6270704822812599.05293062413033319617265561.4397.90.55.09.31.85
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Paul Bostic373102352.9859.006
Alexander Kanoza3326928104.9679.0015
John Simontacchi336220.95012.673
Jim Johnson151001.0006.001

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ronald Knaub6447236843.9847.94
Richard Bedard522313.9625.00
Bradley Albertsen317321.9096.67

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Eddie Sherlin4410699823.9624.66
Fausto Sosa203255610.9354.35
Richard Bedard8913021.0002.75
Bradley Albertsen12230.5714.00

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
John Caruso454450117.8952.09
Richard Bedard18926101.7781.94
Eddie Sherlin97520.8571.33
Gary Gandy32420.7502.00
Bradley Albertsen20121.3330.50

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Terry Collins701121791937.9394.16

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
William Thomas55100440.9631.89
Jim Johnson5260441.9411.23
Gary Shade4966351.9321.41
Gary Gandy3030261.8421.07
Richard Bedard2329210.9691.35
Bradley Albertsen146010.8570.43
Victor Price871001.0001.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Paul Strauch1843001.0000.39
Danny Waelchli1646001.0000.63
John Bedard1471440.8401.50
Gary Abram1361022.8891.23
George Whileyman1383032.9272.92
David Nelson12312011.0001.25
Dennis Slagle1245001.0000.75
Richard Swinchock122410.8570.50
Robert Clites113311.8570.55
Matthew Mazza1100000.00
Scott Johnson83710.9091.25
Kenneth Waiss811001.0000.25
Thomas Bell20110.5000.50
Lafayette Currence201001.0000.50
Elliott Jones211001.0001.00
John Morlan220001.0001.00
Bradley Albertsen100000.00
John Caruso100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Gary Abram19RR6' 3.0"190Jun 7, 1952
Bradley Albertsen19LR6' 2.0"1801952
John Bedard18RR6' 2.0"205Sep 9, 1952
Richard Bedard22RR6' 0.0"1801949
Thomas Bell25LR6' 1.0"1651946
Paul Bostic22RR6' 2.0"1851949
John Caruso22RR5' 9.0"1801949
Robert Clites19RR6' 2.0"1831952
Terry Collins22RR5' 9.0"158May 27, 1949Midland, MI, US
Lafayette Currence19SL5' 11.0"175Dec 3, 1951Rock Hill, SC, US
Gary Gandy19RR6' 1.0"1851952
Jim Johnson22RR5' 11.0"1851949
Scott Johnson19RR6' 3.0"195Nov 17, 1951
Elliott Jones22RR6' 0.0"2001949
Alexander Kanoza23RR5' 11.0"1851948
Ronald Knaub18LL6' 2.0"1851953
Matthew Mazza23RR6' 0.0"1901948
John Morlan23RR6' 0.0"178Nov 22, 1947Columbus, OH, US
David Nelson21RR6' 5.0"215Sep 28, 1949
Victor Price20RR5' 10.0"165Mar 7, 1951
Gary Shade22LR6' 1.0"1949
Eddie Sherlin20SR5' 11.0"1601951
John Simontacchi19LR6' 2.0"2051952
Dennis Slagle20RR6' 2.0"1751951
Fausto Sosa18RR5' 8.0"158Dec 3, 1952
Paul Strauch22RR6' 3.0"1801949
Richard Swinchock19RL6' 0.0"2001952
William Thomas21RR6' 3.0"190Dec 23, 1949
Danny Waelchli22RR6' 1.0"1901949
Kenneth Waiss19RR6' 2.0"2001952
George Whileyman21RR6' 4.0"190Mar 29, 1950

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