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1978 Modesto A's

1978 > Class A > 1978 California League (North)
Overall: 61-79
Scored 672 runs, Allowed 834 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-84

Affiliation: Oakland Athletics-AL
Manager: Gaylen Pitts
Represented: Modesto, CA
Ballpark: John Thurman Field (Modesto, CA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Eric Attaway* 20 61 217 173 26 44 12 0 0 16 4 3 39 31 .254 .393 .324 .716 56 1 3 1
2 Shooty Babitt 19 109 452 388 70 102 20 4 6 55 18 5 52 40 .263 .351 .381 .733 148 3 5 4
3 Jim Bennett* 20 67 244 223 33 62 13 2 6 29 9 3 20 55 .278 .336 .435 .771 97 0 0 1
4 Dana Berry* 19 46 173 167 20 41 8 0 4 21 4 2 6 50 .246 .272 .365 .637 61 0 0 0
5 Greg Darichuk* 22 16 40 37 1 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 .216 .256 .270 .527 10 1 1 0
6 Mike Davis* 19 106 472 406 74 136 12 4 2 35 33 16 55 62 .335 .415 .399 .814 162 3 5 3
7 Pat Dempsey 21 106 416 388 50 98 12 1 2 40 4 1 23 37 .253 .295 .304 .600 118 1 3 1
8 Donald Eagan 21 52 174 137 21 38 4 1 1 18 1 3 34 19 .277 .424 .343 .767 47 1 2 0
9 Bruce Fournier* 20 98 419 354 53 113 27 1 10 69 7 6 57 32 .319 .411 .486 .897 172 1 3 4
10 David Gallino 22 31 115 94 16 24 3 0 1 8 7 1 18 8 .255 .377 .319 .696 30 1 1 1
11 Michael Kennedy# 20 30 102 89 11 25 0 2 0 18 1 1 9 14 .281 .333 .326 .659 29 0 0 4
12 Robert Klebba 23 96 379 330 39 65 14 0 3 31 4 3 40 45 .197 .288 .267 .555 88 3 4 2
13 John Kniss 20 85 327 289 48 76 12 1 2 29 12 1 33 42 .263 .344 .332 .676 96 3 1 1
14 Robert Markham* 22 28 98 82 10 17 4 0 0 9 3 1 13 17 .207 .316 .256 .572 21 1 0 2
15 Al Minker 20 38 164 135 19 39 5 0 6 27 0 1 26 35 .289 .405 .459 .864 62 1 1 1
16 Paul Mize 23 124 493 419 43 106 14 1 1 54 9 7 57 51 .253 .350 .298 .649 125 8 5 4
17 Donald Morris 22 69 294 253 35 67 11 1 2 24 6 11 36 47 .265 .356 .340 .696 86 1 2 2
18 Tadeusz Nowakowski# 21 60 213 189 24 41 9 0 4 22 3 4 21 59 .217 .299 .328 .627 62 1 2 0
19 Mike Patterson* 20 96 404 354 58 99 24 10 8 54 13 5 45 68 .280 .360 .472 .832 167 1 1 3
20 Howard Robinson# 20 38 140 125 20 27 1 1 0 7 7 1 15 31 .216 .300 .240 .540 30 0 0 0
20 Players 20.6 140 5345 4632 672 1228 207 29 58 569 143 75 610 749 .265 .352 .360 .712 1667 31 38 34 19
* - 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 Dave Beard 18 12 6 .667 2.92 25 25 11 5 0 185.0 161 94 60 17 64 0 142 6 0 9 1.216 7.8 0.8 3.1 6.9 2.22
2 Barton Braun 22 2 0 1.000 2.42 15 0 0 0 5 26.0 24 13 7 2 7 0 15 0 0 0 1.192 8.3 0.7 2.4 5.2 2.14
3 Ernie Camacho 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
4 Randall Cashore -- 2 3 .400 5.79 12 0 0 0 1 28.0 40 20 18 1 12 0 17 1 0 3 1.857 12.9 0.3 3.9 5.5 1.42
5 Bruce Fournier 20 0 0 6.00 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 0.667 6.0 3.0 0.0 12.0
6 David Fuqua 25 5 7 .417 4.74 20 2 0 0 2 57.0 66 42 30 10 21 2 36 0 0 3 1.526 10.4 1.6 3.3 5.7 1.71
7 Craig Harris 19 5 8 .385 6.59 23 18 3 1 0 116.0 152 109 85 9 77 1 69 6 2 6 1.974 11.8 0.7 6.0 5.4 0.90
8 Douglas Hunt 21 1 2 .333 8.38 15 0 0 0 0 29.0 45 38 27 5 19 0 12 1 1 1 2.207 14.0 1.6 5.9 3.7 0.63
9 Brian Kingman 23 2 2 .500 2.37 10 9 0 0 0 38.0 27 13 10 1 29 0 43 1 1 2 1.474 6.4 0.2 6.9 10.2 1.48
10 John Lavery 25 0 0 10.38 9 0 0 0 0 13.0 18 15 15 1 13 2 2 1 0 1 2.385 12.5 0.7 9.0 1.4 0.15
11 David McCarthy* 22 4 8 .333 4.26 35 16 2 0 4 131.0 145 82 62 7 65 0 108 2 2 8 1.603 10.0 0.5 4.5 7.4 1.66
12 Michael McLellan 22 3 8 .273 5.93 27 14 1 1 2 82.0 105 77 54 7 85 1 46 2 2 14 2.317 11.5 0.8 9.3 5.0 0.54
13 Bobby Moore 19 2 10 .167 6.69 23 21 1 0 0 117.0 102 104 87 7 136 1 123 2 4 21 2.034 7.8 0.5 10.5 9.5 0.90
14 Kenneth Palmer -- 6 8 .429 4.59 33 2 1 0 2 100.0 127 64 51 12 31 4 41 2 0 3 1.580 11.4 1.1 2.8 3.7 1.32
15 Donald Schubert 19 7 7 .500 3.22 31 11 5 2 6 109.0 116 60 39 5 52 1 64 1 0 9 1.541 9.6 0.4 4.3 5.3 1.23
16 Donald VanMarter 20 3 4 .429 4.65 11 9 1 0 0 62.0 59 46 32 3 44 0 28 4 1 2 1.661 8.6 0.4 6.4 4.1 0.64
17 Dennis Wyszynski 21 7 6 .538 3.48 17 13 4 0 0 101.0 108 55 39 7 51 0 76 2 1 3 1.574 9.6 0.6 4.5 6.8 1.49
17 Players 20.6 61 79 .436 4.64 140 140 111 29 9 22 1200.0 1297 834 619 95 707 12 828 31 14 86 1.670 9.7 0.7 5.3 6.2 1.17
* - 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
Pat Dempsey 102 652 81 26 9 .966 7.19 14
Tadeusz Nowakowski 45 226 40 9 3 .967 5.91 13

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eric Attaway 48 361 37 6 37 .985 8.29
Dana Berry 38 300 27 12 25 .965 8.61
Al Minker 38 279 14 4 27 .987 7.71
Greg Darichuk 15 86 8 4 5 .959 6.27
Bruce Fournier 7 37 1 1 4 .974 5.43
Mike Davis 4 24 2 0 2 1.000 6.50
Pat Dempsey 4 24 4 2 0 .933 7.00
John Kniss 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Klebba 82 183 220 13 42 .969 4.91
Howard Robinson 37 72 76 12 17 .925 4.00
Paul Mize 23 65 67 6 17 .957 5.74
John Kniss 5 11 6 4 1 .810 3.40
Shooty Babitt 1 3 3 1 1 .857 6.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruce Fournier 87 84 140 26 11 .896 2.57
Shooty Babitt 34 36 61 11 7 .898 2.85
Robert Klebba 12 12 22 2 2 .944 2.83
David Gallino 9 10 14 4 2 .857 2.67
John Kniss 6 6 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
Paul Mize 5 4 7 1 0 .917 2.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Mize 96 147 262 38 43 .915 4.26
Michael Kennedy 30 52 72 12 14 .912 4.13
David Gallino 22 43 58 10 12 .910 4.59
John Kniss 2 1 5 0 1 1.000 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Patterson 93 161 6 7 0 .960 1.80
Mike Davis 91 177 8 13 0 .934 2.03
Donald Morris 68 158 8 8 0 .954 2.44
Jim Bennett 61 121 8 8 4 .942 2.11
Donald Eagan 45 48 5 4 1 .930 1.18
John Kniss 36 49 8 6 1 .905 1.58
Robert Markham 28 55 3 8 1 .879 2.07
Shooty Babitt 16 20 3 4 0 .852 1.44
Eric Attaway 9 12 2 1 1 .933 1.56
Paul Mize 1 1 0 2 0 .333 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David McCarthy 35 12 27 1 1 .975 1.11
Kenneth Palmer 33 4 10 3 0 .824 0.42
Donald Schubert 31 4 21 0 1 1.000 0.81
Michael McLellan 27 9 8 11 0 .607 0.63
Dave Beard 25 6 21 3 0 .900 1.08
Craig Harris 23 7 14 2 2 .913 0.91
Bobby Moore 23 9 14 2 0 .920 1.00
David Fuqua 20 2 13 0 1 1.000 0.75
Dennis Wyszynski 17 5 12 5 0 .773 1.00
Barton Braun 15 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.47
Douglas Hunt 15 4 3 1 0 .875 0.47
Randall Cashore 12 0 5 0 3 1.000 0.42
Donald VanMarter 11 4 2 2 0 .750 0.55
Brian Kingman 10 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.00
John Lavery 9 1 2 2 0 .600 0.33
Ernie Camacho 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bruce Fournier 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Eric Attaway 20 L L 6' 0.0" 175 May 13, 1958
Shooty Babitt 19 R R 5' 8.0" 174 Mar 9, 1959 Oakland, CA, US
Dave Beard 18 L R 6' 5.0" 190 Oct 2, 1959 Atlanta, GA, US
Jim Bennett 20 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 8, 1958
Dana Berry 19 L R 6' 3.0" 185 1959
Barton Braun 22 R R 6' 2.0" 174 Apr 14, 1956
Ernie Camacho 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 1, 1955 Salinas, CA, US
Randall Cashore -- R R Unknown
Greg Darichuk 22 L L 6' 1.0" 180 1956
Mike Davis 19 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 11, 1959 San Diego, CA, US
Pat Dempsey 21 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Oct 23, 1956 Encino, CA, US
Donald Eagan 21 R R 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 4, 1957
Bruce Fournier 20 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 18, 1957
David Fuqua 25 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Feb 8, 1953 Bend, OR, US
David Gallino 22 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Nov 8, 1955
Craig Harris 19 R R 6' 5.0" 210 1959
Douglas Hunt 21 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 28, 1956
Michael Kennedy 20 S R 6' 0.0" 170 1958
Brian Kingman 23 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 27, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US
Robert Klebba 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1955
John Kniss 20 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Sep 3, 1957
John Lavery 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1953
Robert Markham 22 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1956
David McCarthy 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 30, 1956 Evergreen Park, IL, US
Michael McLellan 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1956
Al Minker 20 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Aug 18, 1957
Paul Mize 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1955
Bobby Moore 19 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 8, 1958 Sweetwater, LA, US
Donald Morris 22 R R 6' 0.0" 178 1956
Tadeusz Nowakowski 21 S R 6' 3.0" 200 1957
Kenneth Palmer -- R R Unknown
Mike Patterson 20 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jan 26, 1958 Santa Monica, CA, US
Howard Robinson 20 S R 6' 1.0" 170 Nov 30, 1957
Donald Schubert 19 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Aug 24, 1958
Donald VanMarter 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 1958
Dennis Wyszynski 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1957

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