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1979 Tampa Tarpons

1979 > Class A > 1979 Florida State League (North)
Overall: 74-60
Scored 455 runs, Allowed 414 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-61

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Mike Compton
Represented: Tampa, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Russ Aldrich* 22 105 418 373 36 99 11 5 7 56 8 5 33 41 .265 .333 .378 .711 141 6 3 3
2 Jose Brito 19 29 60 54 4 5 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 20 .093 .125 .148 .273 8 1 4 0
3 Larry Buckle 23 10 18 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .059 .111 .059 .170 1 0 0 0
4 Steve Christmas* 21 122 457 377 50 99 18 2 6 39 5 5 72 30 .263 .379 .369 .748 139 2 1 5
5 Scott Dye 22 51 20 14 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .143 .294 .143 .437 2 1 3 0
6 Nick Esasky 19 124 493 439 52 118 16 3 10 66 3 6 44 97 .269 .346 .387 .733 170 8 1 1
7 Tom Foley* 19 125 460 414 38 95 12 6 0 37 5 4 37 39 .229 .292 .287 .580 119 1 5 3
8 Paul Gibson 19 24 46 42 0 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 2 10 .119 .159 .143 .302 6 0 2 0
9 Paul Herring 22 121 470 413 53 120 15 3 6 43 16 12 47 41 .291 .359 .385 .744 159 1 2 7
10 Pat Ingraham 23 103 329 295 19 72 8 2 1 15 12 8 29 74 .244 .312 .295 .607 87 0 5 0
11 Rich Jendra 22 72 163 128 20 32 2 0 0 14 2 2 31 28 .250 .391 .266 .657 34 0 2 2
12 Bill Kuchar* 20 53 165 144 10 24 3 0 1 12 1 0 18 40 .167 .258 .208 .466 30 0 2 1
13 Tom Lawless 22 131 557 469 66 126 9 5 1 39 60 17 70 92 .269 .362 .316 .678 148 1 13 4
14 Rick Lombardo* 23 17 12 10 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .500 .583 .600 1.183 6 0 0 0
15 Greg Meyer 21 28 33 24 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 8 .208 .424 .250 .674 6 1 0 0
16 Jose Mota# 22 122 487 441 58 121 7 1 0 18 45 21 33 76 .274 .335 .295 .630 130 7 6 0
17 Alex Neely 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 Doug Neuenschwander 24 45 16 11 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 .364 .533 .364 .897 4 0 1 0
19 Carlos Pimentel 19 34 88 84 4 12 2 0 0 5 0 2 2 17 .143 .161 .167 .328 14 0 1 1
20 Dan Sarrett 21 32 76 63 4 14 2 0 0 2 1 0 11 12 .222 .347 .254 .601 16 1 1 0
21 Bill Scherrer* 21 31 60 57 5 12 1 0 0 8 0 2 1 13 .211 .224 .228 .452 13 0 2 0
22 Steve Skaggs 21 20 42 36 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 18 .083 .175 .083 .258 3 1 2 0
23 Ron Stryker 20 55 10 8 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .375 .375 .500 .875 4 0 2 0
24 Jim Taylor 19 12 28 26 2 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .423 .464 .423 .887 11 0 0 0
25 Randy Town 22 21 38 35 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .086 .111 .086 .197 3 0 2 0
26 Eski Viltz# 19 96 291 264 23 51 6 1 2 19 5 4 19 52 .193 .257 .246 .503 65 4 3 1
27 Tony Walker 20 9 24 21 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 .190 .261 .190 .451 4 0 1 0
27 Players 21.0 136 4865 4259 455 1046 116 28 35 386 164 90 478 747 .246 .325 .311 .635 1323 35 65 28 49
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 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 Jose Brito 19 11 7 .611 2.43 28 26 8 3 0 167.0 126 57 45 7 82 2 154 5 1 9 1.246 6.8 0.4 4.4 8.3 1.88
2 Larry Buckle 23 2 2 .500 4.40 10 9 0 0 0 47.0 39 27 23 1 29 1 30 5 0 2 1.447 7.5 0.2 5.6 5.7 1.03
3 Scott Dye 22 12 3 .800 1.80 51 1 0 0 6 100.0 81 24 20 0 24 2 74 5 0 2 1.050 7.3 0.0 2.2 6.7 3.08
4 Paul Gibson* 19 3 8 .273 3.07 24 22 2 0 0 129.0 121 56 44 5 46 7 58 4 1 5 1.295 8.4 0.3 3.2 4.0 1.26
5 Pat Ingraham 23 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 4 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 18.0 1.00
6 Rick Lombardo* 23 1 3 .250 2.80 17 6 0 0 1 45.0 39 20 14 0 20 4 24 1 0 3 1.311 7.8 0.0 4.0 4.8 1.20
7 Greg Meyer* 21 5 4 .556 2.65 28 13 2 1 0 85.0 70 34 25 4 47 2 41 0 1 3 1.376 7.4 0.4 5.0 4.3 0.87
8 Mark Moore* 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 Alex Neely 22 0 2 .000 5.00 8 0 0 0 0 9.0 10 5 5 1 6 0 5 0 0 1 1.778 10.0 1.0 6.0 5.0 0.83
10 Doug Neuenschwander 24 9 5 .643 2.74 45 0 0 0 5 82.0 82 35 25 0 31 4 51 2 0 4 1.378 9.0 0.0 3.4 5.6 1.65
11 Bill Scherrer* 21 12 3 .800 1.81 25 24 10 4 0 159.0 126 43 32 0 65 2 140 2 0 9 1.201 7.1 0.0 3.7 7.9 2.15
12 Steve Skaggs 21 4 7 .364 3.00 20 20 3 1 0 126.0 104 43 42 7 67 2 46 5 0 7 1.357 7.4 0.5 4.8 3.3 0.69
13 Ron Stryker 20 7 11 .389 2.75 55 1 0 0 8 85.0 72 30 26 3 40 6 53 1 2 4 1.318 7.6 0.3 4.2 5.6 1.33
14 Randy Town 22 8 5 .615 2.73 19 14 5 2 0 112.0 89 36 34 3 20 3 67 3 0 6 0.973 7.2 0.2 1.6 5.4 3.35
14 Players 21.2 74 60 .552 2.64 136 136 106 30 19 20 1151.0 962 414 337 31 479 35 745 33 6 55 1.252 7.5 0.2 3.7 5.8 1.56

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Steve Christmas 114 646 113 17 9 .978 6.66 17
Dan Sarrett 32 112 22 5 2 .964 4.19 7
Jim Taylor 7 34 6 0 0 1.000 5.71 2
Russ Aldrich 2 12 3 0 1 1.000 7.50 2

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Russ Aldrich 84 684 35 5 65 .993 8.56
Bill Kuchar 41 346 12 1 27 .997 8.73
Pat Ingraham 17 144 10 4 11 .975 9.06
Steve Christmas 6 38 6 0 4 1.000 7.33
Paul Herring 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Rich Jendra 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Lawless 129 296 376 17 82 .975 5.21
Rich Jendra 8 17 15 1 5 .970 4.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nick Esasky 122 91 234 27 18 .923 2.66
Rich Jendra 16 11 27 6 2 .864 2.38

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Foley 122 223 394 35 71 .946 5.06
Rich Jendra 20 20 37 5 6 .919 2.85

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Herring 116 160 17 7 2 .962 1.53
Jose Mota 113 232 10 4 1 .984 2.14
Eski Viltz 82 161 15 5 2 .972 2.15
Pat Ingraham 75 109 6 7 1 .943 1.53
Russ Aldrich 25 33 0 0 0 1.000 1.32
Carlos Pimentel 25 30 1 0 0 1.000 1.24
Tony Walker 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.67

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Stryker 55 5 16 0 0 1.000 0.38
Scott Dye 51 2 11 2 0 .867 0.25
Doug Neuenschwander 45 2 14 1 1 .941 0.36
Jose Brito 28 3 15 1 1 .947 0.64
Greg Meyer 28 6 19 1 3 .962 0.89
Bill Scherrer 25 3 30 2 4 .943 1.32
Paul Gibson 24 3 26 1 1 .967 1.21
Steve Skaggs 20 11 19 2 2 .938 1.50
Randy Town 19 4 19 2 1 .920 1.21
Rick Lombardo 17 0 9 1 0 .900 0.53
Larry Buckle 10 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.90
Alex Neely 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
Pat Ingraham 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mark Moore 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Russ Aldrich 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 14, 1956
Jose Brito 19 R R 6' 2.0" 155 Oct 28, 1959 Salcedo, Hermanas Mirabal, DO
Larry Buckle 23 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 25, 1956
Steve Christmas 21 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1957 Orlando, FL, US
Scott Dye 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 9, 1957 Biloxi, MS, US
Nick Esasky 19 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 24, 1960 Hialeah, FL, US
Tom Foley 19 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 9, 1959 Fort Benning, GA, US
Paul Gibson 19 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 4, 1960 Southampton, NY, US
Paul Herring 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 4, 1957
Pat Ingraham 23 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Oct 25, 1955
Rich Jendra 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 31, 1956
Bill Kuchar 20 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 11, 1959
Tom Lawless 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 19, 1956 Erie, PA, US
Rick Lombardo 23 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 19, 1956
Greg Meyer 21 R L 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 4, 1957
Mark Moore 22 S L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 26, 1956 Indianapolis, IN, US
Jose Mota 22 S R 6' 2.0" 160 Dec 10, 1956 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Alex Neely 22 R R 6' 6.0" 230 Jan 15, 1957 Riverton, WY, US
Doug Neuenschwander 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Feb 2, 1955
Carlos Pimentel 19 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Nov 10, 1959
Dan Sarrett 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 7, 1958
Bill Scherrer 21 L L 6' 4.0" 170 Jan 20, 1958 Tonawanda, NY, US
Steve Skaggs 21 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 1, 1957
Ron Stryker 20 R R 6' 2.0" 184 Jan 29, 1959
Jim Taylor 19 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 21, 1959
Randy Town 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 25, 1956
Eski Viltz 19 S R 5' 10.0" 150 Mar 6, 1960
Tony Walker 20 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jun 27, 1959

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