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1983 Columbus Astros

1983 > Class AA > 1983 Southern League (East)
Overall: 64-79
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 697 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-80

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Jack Hiatt
Represented: Columbus, GA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1982 / 1984

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 Steve Benson 26 42 154 134 16 32 4 0 3 18 1 3 13 18 .239 .298 .336 .634 45 0 3 4 0
2 George Bjorkman 26 70 284 230 36 58 16 3 12 36 3 5 46 52 .252 .379 .504 .884 116 3 2 3 1
3 Eric Bullock* 23 130 555 475 65 131 15 6 9 59 35 11 69 63 .276 .367 .389 .757 185 3 2 6 6
4 Rick Colbert 23 64 219 188 18 42 14 2 5 22 1 2 26 65 .223 .318 .399 .717 75 1 2 2 0
5 John Csefalvay* 23 113 425 372 51 107 24 4 10 61 1 4 49 41 .288 .369 .454 .823 169 0 2 2 4
6 Ed Cuervo* 25 10 23 23 4 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 3 .130 .130 .261 .391 6 0 0 0 0
7 Gary D'Onofrio# 25 63 232 197 19 40 7 0 4 22 2 1 28 28 .203 .303 .299 .602 59 1 4 2 4
8 Jeff Datz 23 39 131 124 15 24 3 1 3 11 3 1 6 29 .194 .231 .306 .537 38 0 1 0 0
9 Glenn Davis 22 118 499 445 68 133 19 3 25 85 4 2 40 87 .299 .365 .524 .888 233 9 0 5 6
10 Vern Followell# 25 92 362 308 27 74 9 0 1 21 2 2 48 33 .240 .343 .279 .622 86 0 6 0 4
11 Ty Gainey* 22 110 445 397 65 107 15 1 9 43 24 19 40 83 .270 .338 .380 .718 151 2 4 2 2
12 Mike Grace 27 119 447 395 50 96 19 1 13 39 2 3 44 82 .243 .318 .395 .713 156 1 3 4 3
13 Francisco Jabalera* 23 82 325 274 46 70 7 3 0 19 11 12 44 40 .255 .363 .303 .665 83 2 5 0 1
14 Jim Sherman 23 95 363 323 28 68 7 1 6 33 1 4 33 67 .211 .285 .294 .579 95 2 2 3 1
15 Larry Simcox 24 41 145 128 20 30 4 0 0 9 0 1 12 10 .234 .298 .266 .563 34 0 4 1 0
16 Neil Simons* 24 13 44 40 4 9 4 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 .225 .279 .325 .604 13 0 1 0 0
17 Mike Stellern 22 10 25 24 7 8 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 9 .333 .360 .542 .902 13 0 0 0 0
18 Mark Strucher 25 118 433 373 54 101 25 5 21 61 5 3 51 69 .271 .364 .534 .898 199 4 5 0 6
19 Tony Walker 23 44 196 171 22 38 7 1 0 10 4 8 22 26 .222 .313 .275 .588 47 1 1 1 1
19 Players 23.8 143 5307 4621 615 1171 201 31 123 554 99 82 575 809 .253 .337 .390 .728 1803 29 47 35 39
* - 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 Larry Acker* 22 0 1 .000 4.26 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 8 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.421 11.4 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.00
2 Jeff Calhoun* 25 6 11 .353 4.64 27 25 1 4 1 0 151.1 157 103 78 15 83 1 93 4 0 16 1.586 9.3 0.9 4.9 5.5 1.12
3 Smokey Everett 25 0 3 .000 10.24 9 0 3 0 0 0 19.1 28 22 22 1 18 0 6 0 0 1 2.379 13.0 0.5 8.4 2.8 0.33
4 Rickey Foley 27 4 3 .571 3.34 36 0 28 0 0 8 70.0 51 31 26 5 56 6 56 1 0 5 1.529 6.6 0.6 7.2 7.2 1.00
5 Jeff Heathcock 23 4 4 .500 2.27 14 13 1 6 3 1 91.1 82 32 23 3 22 2 69 3 0 2 1.139 8.1 0.3 2.2 6.8 3.14
6 Mark Knudson 22 4 5 .444 4.26 13 13 0 3 0 0 69.2 82 40 33 8 21 1 28 2 0 3 1.478 10.6 1.0 2.7 3.6 1.33
7 Jim MacDonald 24 4 6 .400 3.47 27 11 10 3 0 2 109.0 108 59 42 10 37 1 60 3 0 3 1.330 8.9 0.8 3.1 5.0 1.62
8 Tim Meckes 24 5 9 .357 4.63 45 0 28 0 0 5 89.1 95 53 46 7 53 8 51 3 1 6 1.657 9.6 0.7 5.3 5.1 0.96
9 Zac Paris 25 7 6 .538 5.79 23 16 3 1 0 0 107.1 106 78 69 10 72 3 63 4 0 6 1.658 8.9 0.8 6.0 5.3 0.88
10 Pat Perry* 24 5 2 .714 4.04 11 7 1 0 0 0 49.0 60 30 22 1 21 1 27 1 1 3 1.653 11.0 0.2 3.9 5.0 1.29
11 Gordie Pladson 26 2 7 .222 5.69 11 10 0 0 0 0 61.2 71 43 39 8 30 0 34 1 0 2 1.638 10.4 1.2 4.4 5.0 1.13 Stats for 2 teams
12 Uvaldo Regalado 24 4 6 .400 3.58 14 12 0 2 0 0 75.1 72 39 30 4 34 1 16 1 0 5 1.407 8.6 0.5 4.1 1.9 0.47
13 Mark Ross 28 1 1 .500 2.63 13 0 10 0 0 5 27.1 27 8 8 0 16 3 12 0 0 2 1.573 8.9 0.0 5.3 4.0 0.75
14 Jack Smith 24 1 1 .500 4.12 18 0 9 0 0 0 43.2 47 21 20 6 26 1 40 1 0 4 1.672 9.7 1.2 5.4 8.2 1.54
15 Benny Snyder 24 7 13 .350 3.70 28 28 0 8 3 0 175.1 177 101 72 13 84 3 53 5 0 21 1.489 9.1 0.7 4.3 2.7 0.63
16 Bobby Sprowl* 27 6 2 .750 4.47 29 2 18 1 0 2 44.1 41 25 22 1 34 6 37 2 0 5 1.692 8.3 0.2 6.9 7.5 1.09
17 Bob Veselic 27 4 2 .667 4.31 9 9 0 3 2 0 48.0 57 29 23 0 23 2 27 0 0 2 1.667 10.7 0.0 4.3 5.1 1.17
17 Players 24.8 64 79 .448 4.13 143 143 112 31 12 23 1220.0 1239 697 560 89 619 40 668 31 2 85 1.523 9.1 0.7 4.6 4.9 1.08
* - 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
George Bjorkman 54 286 48 11 7 .968 6.19 12
Rick Colbert 54 267 45 9 2 .972 5.78 9
Jeff Datz 38 130 35 6 3 .965 4.34 4
Ed Cuervo 5 25 2 1 0 .964 5.40 2
Gary D'Onofrio 2 2 4 0 0 1.000 3.00 1
Steve Benson 1 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Csefalvay 69 635 43 13 67 .981 9.83
Mark Strucher 67 568 60 6 62 .991 9.37
Mike Grace 9 83 7 2 11 .978 10.00
George Bjorkman 8 58 6 0 5 1.000 8.00
Neil Simons 3 14 0 1 1 .933 4.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Grace 86 197 267 11 65 .977 5.40
Gary D'Onofrio 55 122 187 10 41 .969 5.62
Steve Benson 9 24 20 5 4 .898 4.89
Ed Cuervo 2 5 6 0 1 1.000 5.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Sherman 85 60 157 30 13 .879 2.55
Mark Strucher 38 25 60 8 4 .914 2.24
Mike Grace 28 21 48 6 3 .920 2.46
Steve Benson 11 5 24 7 5 .806 2.64
Rick Colbert 2 2 6 0 1 1.000 4.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Vern Followell 92 178 331 17 70 .968 5.53
Larry Simcox 41 61 139 12 35 .943 4.88
Steve Benson 10 10 15 4 3 .862 2.50
Gary D'Onofrio 9 12 11 0 1 1.000 2.56

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eric Bullock 124 196 9 3 3 .986 1.65
Glenn Davis 113 186 17 9 2 .958 1.80
Francisco Jabalera 64 146 7 4 2 .975 2.39
Tony Walker 44 83 4 0 1 1.000 1.98
John Csefalvay 34 46 2 1 0 .980 1.41
Ty Gainey 26 56 1 0 0 1.000 2.19
Jim Sherman 19 15 0 1 0 .938 0.79
Neil Simons 10 17 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
Mike Stellern 9 15 1 1 0 .941 1.78
Steve Benson 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Rick Colbert 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tim Meckes 45 7 20 4 0 .871 0.60
Rickey Foley 36 3 9 1 0 .923 0.33
Bobby Sprowl 29 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.45
Benny Snyder 28 13 17 3 2 .909 1.07
Jeff Calhoun 27 11 28 3 1 .929 1.44
Jim MacDonald 27 9 25 1 4 .971 1.26
Zac Paris 23 11 21 2 3 .941 1.39
Jack Smith 18 4 10 2 0 .875 0.78
Jeff Heathcock 14 8 17 1 2 .962 1.79
Uvaldo Regalado 14 11 18 4 3 .879 2.07
Mark Knudson 13 7 10 0 1 1.000 1.31
Mark Ross 13 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.38
Pat Perry 11 3 5 0 1 1.000 0.73
Gordie Pladson 11 12 9 2 0 .913 1.91 Stats for 2 teams
Smokey Everett 9 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.56
Bob Veselic 9 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.67
Larry Acker 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Larry Acker 22 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 4, 1960 Meadeville, PA, US
Steve Benson 26 R R 5' 10.0" 156 Mar 10, 1957
George Bjorkman 26 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 26, 1956 Ontario, CA, US
Eric Bullock 23 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Feb 16, 1960 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jeff Calhoun 25 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 11, 1958 La Grange, GA, US
Rick Colbert 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 14, 1959 Joliet, IL, US
John Csefalvay 23 L L 5' 10.0" 170 May 10, 1960 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Ed Cuervo 25 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 27, 1957 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU
Gary D'Onofrio 25 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 26, 1958
Jeff Datz 23 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Nov 28, 1959 Camden, NJ, US
Glenn Davis 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Mar 28, 1961 Jacksonville, FL, US
Smokey Everett 25 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 14, 1957 Palmerton, PA, US
Rickey Foley 27 R R 6' 2.0" 200 May 6, 1956
Vern Followell 25 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 25, 1957
Ty Gainey 22 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Dec 25, 1960 Cheraw, SC, US
Mike Grace 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 14, 1956 Pontiac, MI, US
Jeff Heathcock 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Nov 18, 1959 Covina, CA, US
Francisco Jabalera 23 L L 5' 11.0" 155 Nov 18, 1959 Ingenio Consuelo, DO
Mark Knudson 22 R R 6' 5.0" 215 Oct 28, 1960 Denver, CO, US
Jim MacDonald 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 6, 1959 St. Johnsbury, VT, US
Tim Meckes 24 R 6' 3.0" 185 May 7, 1959
Zac Paris 25 R R 6' 1.0" 150 Sep 9, 1957 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Pat Perry 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 4, 1959 Taylorville, IL, US
Gordie Pladson 26 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 31, 1956 New Westminster, BC, CA
Uvaldo Regalado 24 R 6' 1.0" 170 May 23, 1959
Mark Ross 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 8, 1954 Galveston, TX, US
Jim Sherman 23 R R 6' 2.0" 192 Jan 26, 1960 Wilmington, DE, US
Larry Simcox 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Apr 29, 1959
Neil Simons 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 31, 1958
Jack Smith 24 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Dec 4, 1958
Benny Snyder 24 R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 30, 1959
Bobby Sprowl 27 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1956 Sandusky, OH, US
Mike Stellern 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 8, 1960
Mark Strucher 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 15, 1958 Eustis, FL, US
Bob Veselic 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 27, 1955 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Tony Walker 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 1, 1959 San Diego, CA, US

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