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1978 Tampa Tarpons

1978 > Class A > 1978 Florida State League (North)
Overall: 61-73
Scored 462 runs, Allowed 478 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-69

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Mike Compton
Represented: Tampa, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Scott Brown 21 17 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
2 Larry Buckle 22 26 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 0
3 Greg Dahl 21 43 143 130 9 27 11 0 0 8 0 0 13 40 .208 .280 .292 .572 38 0 0 0
4 Scott Dye 21 46 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
5 Joe Griffin 24 3 10 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .200 .300 2 0 0 0
6 John Guarnaccia* 23 24 86 72 15 15 0 3 2 12 3 1 11 13 .208 .314 .375 .689 27 1 0 2
7 Butch Harris 22 70 288 251 41 63 10 0 0 31 3 0 29 23 .251 .326 .291 .617 73 1 3 4
8 Craig Hendrickson 20 68 228 204 18 41 3 0 0 17 0 4 20 46 .201 .270 .216 .486 44 0 2 2
9 Paul Herring 21 107 370 325 35 74 13 4 6 44 3 6 30 39 .228 .293 .348 .641 113 3 5 7
10 Mark Hopper 25 113 446 399 47 98 22 1 0 25 8 6 29 28 .246 .301 .306 .607 122 4 11 3
11 Paul Householder# 19 123 472 415 59 103 8 10 10 42 28 8 41 80 .248 .326 .388 .714 161 8 6 2
12 Jack Hudson 22 95 305 288 17 65 11 0 0 18 1 0 9 29 .226 .249 .264 .513 76 0 8 0
13 Pat Ingraham 22 97 303 268 33 65 4 3 1 27 10 5 26 59 .243 .309 .291 .600 78 2 2 5
14 Rich Jendra 21 49 156 127 12 29 2 1 0 5 1 0 24 30 .228 .353 .260 .613 33 1 3 1
15 Larry Jensen 24 30 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Mark King 20 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Tom Kotchman 23 43 125 115 7 22 0 0 0 5 0 1 8 20 .191 .250 .191 .441 22 1 1 0
18 Charlie Leibrandt 21 6 15 12 2 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 6 0 1 1
19 Rick Lombardo* 22 10 15 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 .077 .200 .154 .354 2 0 0 0
20 Thomas McClendon 22 118 424 369 37 82 6 0 0 27 9 5 42 35 .222 .304 .238 .543 88 2 10 1
21 Eddie Milner* 23 133 561 497 79 141 16 16 8 44 28 12 55 49 .284 .355 .429 .784 213 2 4 3
22 Charles Moore 21 36 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
23 Tony Moretto* 21 44 160 152 8 37 3 0 2 17 2 3 7 19 .243 .275 .303 .578 46 0 0 1
24 Stacy Morrow* 23 41 7 6 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 1 0 0 0
25 Frank Newcomer 24 22 16 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 .000 .214 .000 .214 0 0 2 0
26 Joe Price 21 23 17 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .059 .059 .059 .118 1 0 0 0
27 Garry Pyka 23 111 403 364 31 91 9 5 1 30 2 4 24 31 .250 .299 .310 .609 113 3 8 4
28 Dan Sarrett 20 12 40 37 4 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 14 .216 .275 .216 .491 8 1 0 0
29 Ron Stryker 19 44 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1 0
30 Alfred Welch 20 10 32 28 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 .214 .313 .214 .527 6 1 0 0
30 Players 21.9 134 4655 4140 462 978 120 43 30 361 98 55 380 618 .236 .303 .308 .610 1274 30 69 36 16
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 Scott Brown 21 7 6 .538 1.31 17 16 6 2 0 117.0 92 32 17 2 22 1 73 2 0 2 0.974 7.1 0.2 1.7 5.6 3.32
2 Larry Buckle 22 4 11 .267 4.05 26 24 0 0 0 129.0 124 82 58 6 72 2 74 5 5 15 1.519 8.7 0.4 5.0 5.2 1.03
3 Scott Dye 21 3 5 .375 2.03 46 1 0 0 6 71.0 63 26 16 1 31 5 65 1 2 4 1.324 8.0 0.1 3.9 8.2 2.10
4 Larry Jackson 18 0 1 .000 18.00 1 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 5 4 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 3.000 13.5 0.0 13.5 4.5 0.33
5 Larry Jensen 24 4 7 .364 3.95 30 9 1 1 4 73.0 89 44 32 3 20 3 34 5 0 2 1.493 11.0 0.4 2.5 4.2 1.70
6 Mark King 20 0 3 .000 7.36 3 3 0 0 0 11.0 11 13 9 0 7 0 2 3 0 0 1.636 9.0 0.0 5.7 1.6 0.29
7 Charlie Leibrandt* 21 4 1 .800 0.77 6 6 5 2 0 47.0 26 4 4 1 17 1 40 0 0 1 0.915 5.0 0.2 3.3 7.7 2.35
8 Rick Lombardo* 22 4 3 .571 3.40 10 10 1 1 0 53.0 47 24 20 1 30 0 24 2 1 8 1.453 8.0 0.2 5.1 4.1 0.80
9 Bob Mayer* 23 7 4 .636 2.00 15 14 4 1 0 99.0 90 33 22 1 35 3 75 1 1 2 1.263 8.2 0.1 3.2 6.8 2.14
10 Charles Moore 21 4 6 .400 4.44 36 4 1 1 0 71.0 79 41 35 5 27 4 36 0 1 4 1.493 10.0 0.6 3.4 4.6 1.33
11 Stacy Morrow* 23 2 5 .286 4.58 41 4 0 0 1 55.0 68 38 28 3 24 4 23 1 0 3 1.673 11.1 0.5 3.9 3.8 0.96
12 Frank Newcomer* 24 5 11 .313 2.71 22 21 4 1 1 136.0 143 68 41 3 44 4 87 5 4 2 1.375 9.5 0.2 2.9 5.8 1.98
13 Joe Price* 21 10 4 .714 1.47 23 21 9 1 0 165.0 123 40 27 3 51 4 128 0 2 6 1.055 6.7 0.2 2.8 7.0 2.51
14 Ron Stryker 19 7 6 .538 1.66 44 0 0 0 2 87.0 74 28 16 1 41 3 49 1 0 3 1.322 7.7 0.1 4.2 5.1 1.20
14 Players 21.8 61 73 .455 2.66 134 134 103 31 13 14 1113.0 1032 478 329 30 424 34 711 27 16 53 1.308 8.3 0.2 3.4 5.7 1.68

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
Jack Hudson 93 501 66 7 6 .988 6.10 27
Greg Dahl 36 169 22 5 5 .974 5.31 9
Dan Sarrett 12 60 7 2 1 .971 5.58 2
Joe Griffin 3 17 4 0 1 1.000 7.00 1

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Butch Harris 52 461 34 4 34 .992 9.52
Tony Moretto 39 339 17 3 33 .992 9.13
Tom Kotchman 34 259 11 3 23 .989 7.94
Garry Pyka 8 58 3 0 6 1.000 7.63
Greg Dahl 6 42 3 1 2 .978 7.50
Pat Ingraham 3 17 1 1 1 .947 6.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Thomas McClendon 70 139 186 11 36 .967 4.64
Garry Pyka 69 130 183 15 33 .954 4.54
Craig Hendrickson 2 1 3 1 0 .800 2.00
Pat Ingraham 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Hendrickson 64 46 136 16 8 .919 2.84
Thomas McClendon 37 27 70 12 8 .890 2.62
Rich Jendra 36 30 54 8 5 .913 2.33
Tom Kotchman 5 0 11 0 0 1.000 2.20

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Hopper 107 154 311 35 53 .930 4.35
Garry Pyka 26 47 64 18 11 .860 4.27
Rich Jendra 10 7 7 0 2 1.000 1.40

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Milner 129 283 7 6 3 .980 2.25
Paul Householder 115 213 8 11 4 .953 1.92
Paul Herring 93 138 8 6 0 .961 1.57
Pat Ingraham 66 114 4 9 0 .929 1.79
Alfred Welch 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
John Guarnaccia 3 11 0 1 0 .917 3.67
Tony Moretto 3 3 1 0 0 1.000 1.33

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scott Dye 46 2 8 2 0 .833 0.22
Ron Stryker 44 5 15 6 0 .769 0.45
Stacy Morrow 41 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.12
Charles Moore 36 4 6 2 2 .833 0.28
Larry Jensen 30 6 13 2 2 .905 0.63
Larry Buckle 26 10 30 10 2 .800 1.54
Joe Price 23 4 32 1 2 .973 1.57
Frank Newcomer 22 3 23 5 0 .839 1.18
Scott Brown 17 4 24 0 0 1.000 1.65
Bob Mayer 15 6 24 1 1 .968 2.00
Rick Lombardo 10 1 7 1 0 .889 0.80
Charlie Leibrandt 6 3 9 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mark King 3 0 6 0 0 1.000 2.00
Larry Jackson 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Scott Brown 21 R R 6' 2.0" 220 Aug 30, 1956 DeQuincy, LA, US
Larry Buckle 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 25, 1956
Greg Dahl 21 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Nov 1, 1956
Scott Dye 21 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 9, 1957 Biloxi, MS, US
Joe Griffin 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1954
John Guarnaccia 23 L R 6' 2.0" 170 Oct 7, 1954 Downers Grove, IL, US
Butch Harris 22 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 2, 1956
Craig Hendrickson 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 17, 1958
Paul Herring 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 4, 1957
Mark Hopper 25 R R 5' 10.0" 150 1953
Paul Householder 19 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 4, 1958 Columbus, OH, US
Jack Hudson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 2, 1955
Pat Ingraham 22 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Oct 25, 1955
Larry Jackson 18 R R 6' 7.0" 198 Sep 5, 1959
Rich Jendra 21 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 31, 1956
Larry Jensen 24 R R 6' 6.0" 205 1954
Mark King 20 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1958
Tom Kotchman 23 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 14, 1954 Grafton, ND, US
Charlie Leibrandt 21 R L 6' 3.0" 195 Oct 4, 1956 Chicago, IL, US
Rick Lombardo 22 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 19, 1956
Bob Mayer 23 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 2, 1955
Thomas McClendon 22 R R 5' 9.0" 168 1956
Eddie Milner 23 L L 5' 11.0" 173 May 21, 1955 Columbus, OH, US
Charles Moore 21 R R 6' 1.0" 172 1957
Tony Moretto 21 L R 6' 2.0" Jan 9, 1957
Stacy Morrow 23 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 30, 1955
Frank Newcomer 24 R L 6' 2.0" 165 Jun 28, 1954
Joe Price 21 R L 6' 4.0" 220 Nov 29, 1956 Inglewood, CA, US
Garry Pyka 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 1955
Dan Sarrett 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 7, 1958
Ron Stryker 19 R R 6' 2.0" 184 Jan 29, 1959
Alfred Welch 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1958

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