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1981 Columbus Clippers

1981 > Class AAA > 1981 International League
Overall: 88-51
Scored 738 runs, Allowed 604 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-57

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Frank Verdi
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982

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 Tucker Ashford 26 132 582 504 81 151 32 8 17 86 7 5 65 61 .300 .380 .496 .876 250 3 6 4 6
2 Steve Balboni 24 125 498 434 68 107 21 2 33 98 0 0 55 146 .247 .337 .532 .870 231 6 0 3 5
3 Marshall Brant 25 127 544 456 80 119 19 1 25 95 1 0 73 117 .261 .369 .471 .841 215 9 0 6 2
4 Bobby Brown# 27 40 165 152 28 50 6 3 6 27 8 5 13 26 .329 .382 .526 .908 80 0 0 0 5
5 Pat Callahan 25 21 56 51 6 12 1 1 0 4 0 2 5 15 .235 .304 .294 .598 15 0 0 0 0
6 Nate Chapman* 27 9 33 29 0 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 .207 .233 .241 .475 7 0 3 0 0
7 Dave Coleman 30 61 184 160 23 37 2 0 6 16 0 0 21 39 .231 .326 .356 .682 57 2 0 1 0
8 Juan Espino 25 80 277 253 22 59 8 2 7 32 0 1 19 36 .233 .292 .364 .656 92 2 3 0 0
9 Brad Gulden* 25 73 266 237 37 70 13 4 17 42 1 3 24 41 .295 .362 .599 .961 142 2 1 2 3
10 Wayne Harer# 29 111 472 397 68 107 15 5 2 34 11 7 67 41 .270 .376 .348 .723 138 1 6 1 3
11 Mike Patterson* 23 94 353 320 53 81 18 4 15 54 10 4 29 77 .253 .315 .475 .790 152 1 1 2 2
12 Andre Robertson 23 123 429 402 55 104 13 6 9 49 4 4 13 70 .259 .282 .388 .670 156 2 7 5 0
13 Daniel Schmitz* 26 111 424 356 65 99 16 2 1 28 0 5 54 31 .278 .373 .343 .716 122 1 11 2 2
14 Buck Showalter* 25 14 41 37 6 7 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 .189 .250 .297 .547 11 0 1 0 0
15 Garry Smith 25 90 254 238 25 57 11 0 7 26 1 0 12 40 .239 .275 .374 .649 89 0 3 1 0
16 Dave Stegman 27 90 271 227 42 66 15 1 6 24 3 5 35 38 .291 .392 .445 .837 101 4 3 2 2
17 Richard Stenholm* 29 79 215 186 28 41 5 1 10 38 0 0 25 29 .220 .321 .419 .740 78 3 0 1 1
18 Pat Tabler 23 52 214 179 41 53 14 3 11 33 0 1 27 43 .296 .394 .592 .987 106 4 1 3 1
19 Dennis Werth 28 16 57 41 8 14 3 1 1 7 0 0 16 11 .341 .526 .537 1.063 22 0 0 0 0
19 Players 25.6 139 5335 4659 738 1240 214 44 174 696 47 42 557 866 .266 .347 .443 .790 2064 40 46 33 32
* - 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 Paul Boris 25 10 6 .625 3.37 55 1 31 0 0 9 131.0 127 60 49 12 47 15 102 3 2 3 1.328 8.7 0.8 3.2 7.0 2.17
2 Mike Bruhert 30 6 3 .667 3.00 21 5 5 2 0 0 60.0 59 25 20 3 15 1 17 1 0 0 1.233 8.8 0.4 2.2 2.6 1.13
3 Bill Castro 29 8 1 .889 4.56 17 12 4 0 0 1 73.0 92 41 37 6 20 1 40 1 0 3 1.534 11.3 0.7 2.5 4.9 2.00
4 Greg Cochran 27 1 2 .333 6.00 5 5 0 1 0 0 21.0 21 16 14 1 17 0 12 0 0 3 1.810 9.0 0.4 7.3 5.1 0.71
5 Tom Filer 24 0 1 .000 15.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 5 5 0 4 0 3 0 0 1 3.333 18.0 0.0 12.0 9.0 0.75
6 George Frazier 26 4 1 .800 3.20 27 0 22 0 0 9 59.0 58 23 21 0 12 1 50 2 0 1 1.186 8.8 0.0 1.8 7.6 4.17
7 Mike Griffin 24 3 1 .750 2.44 17 1 13 0 0 6 48.0 39 14 13 1 16 3 34 2 0 0 1.146 7.3 0.2 3.0 6.4 2.13
8 Jim Lewis 25 8 7 .533 4.98 54 7 37 2 0 13 150.0 147 89 83 19 65 11 100 2 2 6 1.413 8.8 1.1 3.9 6.0 1.54
9 Timothy Lewis* 28 0 0 5.14 5 1 1 0 0 0 7.0 8 4 4 1 10 0 6 0 0 2 2.571 10.3 1.3 12.9 7.7 0.60
10 Andy McGaffigan 24 8 6 .571 3.23 17 17 0 4 1 0 103.0 85 45 37 14 37 4 57 0 2 5 1.184 7.4 1.2 3.2 5.0 1.54
11 Paul Mitchell 31 1 4 .200 4.20 7 6 1 1 0 0 30.0 40 20 14 2 13 1 19 0 0 3 1.767 12.0 0.6 3.9 5.7 1.46
12 Gene Nelson 20 4 0 1.000 2.53 5 4 1 0 0 1 32.0 25 9 9 3 14 0 37 0 1 0 1.219 7.0 0.8 3.9 10.4 2.64
13 John Pacella 24 11 9 .550 4.47 27 26 0 3 2 0 155.0 149 84 77 14 91 4 135 5 1 15 1.548 8.7 0.8 5.3 7.8 1.48
14 Dave Righetti* 22 5 0 1.000 1.00 7 7 0 2 2 0 45.0 30 8 5 1 26 2 50 1 0 1 1.244 6.0 0.2 5.2 10.0 1.92
15 Brian Ryder 21 8 7 .533 4.93 31 27 2 1 0 2 157.0 160 101 86 20 97 4 113 5 2 3 1.637 9.2 1.1 5.6 6.5 1.16
16 Garry Smith* 25 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1.000 6.8 0.0 2.2 6.8 3.00
17 Steve Taylor 25 0 0 12.60 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 9 7 7 3 2 0 2 1 0 1 2.200 16.2 5.4 3.6 3.6 1.00
18 Dave Wehrmeister 28 11 3 .786 3.11 24 19 2 2 0 1 136.0 117 53 47 10 48 1 83 7 0 4 1.213 7.7 0.7 3.2 5.5 1.73
18 Players 25.2 88 51 .633 3.88 139 139 121 18 9 42 1221.1 1175 604 526 110 535 48 863 31 10 51 1.400 8.7 0.8 3.9 6.4 1.61
* - 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
Juan Espino 78 434 53 8 5 .984 6.24 6
Brad Gulden 56 362 39 7 5 .983 7.16 2
Pat Callahan 18 95 18 3 1 .974 6.28 1
Dennis Werth 2 10 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Balboni 74 631 55 14 50 .980 9.27
Marshall Brant 69 625 46 2 45 .997 9.72
Dennis Werth 3 24 1 0 2 1.000 8.33
Wayne Harer 1 11 0 0 1 1.000 11.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Daniel Schmitz 69 90 216 6 24 .981 4.43
Tucker Ashford 45 60 91 8 18 .950 3.36
Pat Tabler 44 57 106 11 13 .937 3.70

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tucker Ashford 100 73 158 15 14 .939 2.31
Dave Coleman 29 15 41 5 3 .918 1.93
Daniel Schmitz 17 6 20 1 1 .963 1.53
Pat Tabler 11 9 10 3 2 .864 1.73
Marshall Brant 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andre Robertson 122 210 362 17 66 .971 4.69
Daniel Schmitz 33 40 63 4 8 .963 3.12
Dave Coleman 1 1 4 0 0 1.000 5.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Harer 101 191 7 1 2 .995 1.96
Mike Patterson 90 183 7 3 1 .984 2.11
Garry Smith 85 117 2 0 0 1.000 1.40
Dave Stegman 82 128 2 3 2 .977 1.59
Bobby Brown 40 78 3 3 1 .964 2.03
Richard Stenholm 32 45 2 3 1 .940 1.47
Dave Coleman 26 42 1 1 0 .977 1.65
Buck Showalter 12 11 0 1 0 .917 0.92
Dennis Werth 11 11 0 2 0 .846 1.00
Nate Chapman 9 10 2 1 0 .923 1.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Boris 55 6 14 0 1 1.000 0.36
Jim Lewis 54 13 31 3 0 .936 0.81
Brian Ryder 31 9 16 3 1 .893 0.81
George Frazier 27 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.44
John Pacella 27 10 17 3 1 .900 1.00
Dave Wehrmeister 24 16 28 1 1 .978 1.83
Mike Bruhert 21 9 9 1 1 .947 0.86
Bill Castro 17 9 7 1 1 .941 0.94
Mike Griffin 17 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.76
Andy McGaffigan 17 7 9 1 0 .941 0.94
Paul Mitchell 7 1 4 1 1 .833 0.71
Dave Righetti 7 2 7 2 0 .818 1.29
Greg Cochran 5 5 8 0 1 1.000 2.60
Timothy Lewis 5 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Gene Nelson 5 1 4 1 0 .833 1.00
Garry Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tom Filer 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Steve Taylor 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tucker Ashford 26 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 4, 1954 Memphis, TN, US
Steve Balboni 24 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Jan 16, 1957 Brockton, MA, US
Paul Boris 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Dec 13, 1955 Irvington, NJ, US
Marshall Brant 25 R R 6' 5.0" 185 Sep 17, 1955 Garberville, CA, US
Bobby Brown 27 S R 6' 2.0" 190 May 25, 1954 Norfolk, VA, US
Mike Bruhert 30 R R 6' 6.0" 220 Jun 24, 1951 Jamaica, NY, US
Pat Callahan 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1955 Chicago, IL, US
Bill Castro 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Mar 29, 1952 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Nate Chapman 27 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Oct 2, 1953 Mobile, AL, US
Greg Cochran 27 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 15, 1953 Whittier, CA, US
Dave Coleman 30 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 26, 1950 Dayton, OH, US
Juan Espino 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 16, 1956 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO
Tom Filer 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 1, 1956 Philadelphia, PA, US
George Frazier 26 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Oct 13, 1954 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Mike Griffin 24 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 26, 1957 Colusa, CA, US
Brad Gulden 25 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 10, 1956 New Ulm, MN, US
Wayne Harer 29 S L 5' 11.0" 185 May 28, 1952 Evanston, IL, US
Jim Lewis 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 12, 1955 Miami, FL, US
Timothy Lewis 28 L L 6' 5.0" 206 1953 Philadelphia, PA, US
Andy McGaffigan 24 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Oct 25, 1956 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Paul Mitchell 31 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 19, 1949 Worcester, MA, US
Gene Nelson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 3, 1960 Tampa, FL, US
John Pacella 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 15, 1956 Brooklyn, NY, US
Mike Patterson 23 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 26, 1958 Santa Monica, CA, US
Dave Righetti 22 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Nov 28, 1958 San Jose, CA, US
Andre Robertson 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Oct 2, 1957 Orange, TX, US
Brian Ryder 21 R R 6' 6.0" 175 Feb 13, 1960 Worcester, MA, US
Daniel Schmitz 26 L R 5' 7.0" 150 Mar 1, 1955 Detroit, MI, US
Buck Showalter 25 L L 5' 9.0" 195 May 23, 1956 DeFuniak Springs, FL, US
Garry Smith 25 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 23, 1955 Jacksonville, NC, US
Dave Stegman 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 30, 1954 Inglewood, CA, US
Richard Stenholm 29 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Mar 3, 1952 Brooksville, FL, US
Pat Tabler 23 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Feb 2, 1958 Hamilton, OH, US
Steve Taylor 25 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Feb 9, 1956 Wilmington, DE, US
Dave Wehrmeister 28 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Nov 9, 1952 Berwyn, IL, US
Dennis Werth 28 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Dec 29, 1952 Lincoln, IL, US

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