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1968 Denver Bears

1968 > Class AAA > 1968 Pacific Coast League (East)
Overall: 73-72
Scored 655 runs, Allowed 668 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-74

Affiliation: Minnesota Twins-AL
Manager: Billy Martin and Johnny Goryl
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 Marv Breeding 34 85 308 250 31 65 9 1 3 24 2 0 49 42 .260 .386 .340 .726 85 3 5 1 Stats for 3 teams
2 Jerry Crider 26 43 107 101 9 25 5 0 1 11 0 0 4 18 .248 .276 .327 .603 33 0 2 0
3 Tom Fletcher# 26 5 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Art Fowler 45 28 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 1 0
5 Joe Gaines 31 125 475 414 63 119 14 4 8 38 24 5 42 55 .287 .355 .399 .754 165 5 8 6 Stats for 2 teams
6 Jim Glover 24 101 342 324 32 88 6 6 2 29 2 0 11 40 .272 .295 .346 .640 112 0 6 1
7 Joe Grzenda 31 56 25 22 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 15 .045 .125 .045 .170 1 0 1 0
8 Tom Hall* 20 7 18 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .063 .167 .063 .229 1 0 0 0
9 Jackie Hernandez 27 51 193 181 24 52 6 1 2 16 13 3 10 29 .287 .328 .365 .693 66 1 1 0
10 Del Hill 28 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Ron Keller 25 23 43 38 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 .211 .268 .211 .479 8 0 2 0
12 Pat Kelly* 23 108 457 396 70 121 21 4 3 31 38 4 57 53 .306 .395 .402 .796 159 2 1 1
13 Ron Lea# 24 15 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
14 George Mitterwald 23 99 372 341 50 91 25 4 9 56 3 2 26 86 .267 .323 .443 .765 151 3 0 2
15 Jim Mooring* 26 127 446 402 54 114 26 3 8 43 9 2 36 57 .284 .349 .423 .772 170 5 2 1
16 Danny Morris 22 35 93 87 5 11 1 0 0 6 0 0 5 37 .126 .183 .138 .321 12 1 0 0
17 Danny Napoleon 26 96 305 271 38 75 9 5 9 35 3 3 27 47 .277 .339 .446 .785 121 1 1 5 Stats for 2 teams
18 Graig Nettles* 23 130 526 451 84 134 17 12 22 83 5 0 66 82 .297 .386 .534 .920 241 3 0 6
19 Chuck Nieson 25 12 16 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 .083 .214 .083 .298 1 0 2 0
20 Bob Oliver 25 137 551 515 71 153 31 8 20 93 17 8 24 94 .297 .327 .505 .832 260 3 0 9
21 Jim Ollom 22 20 23 22 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 .091 .091 .136 .227 3 0 1 0
22 Bob Radovich 29 46 19 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .059 .158 .059 .217 1 0 0 0
23 John Randolph* 23 8 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0
24 Rick Renick 24 75 311 279 41 69 12 1 10 28 2 0 25 66 .247 .313 .405 .718 113 2 4 1
25 Johnnie Seale* 29 23 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
26 Joe Solimine* 24 83 225 197 31 55 7 1 2 19 4 2 24 29 .279 .357 .355 .712 70 1 1 2
27 Ron Theobald 24 94 326 285 38 72 15 2 0 25 3 2 32 25 .253 .328 .319 .647 91 1 6 2
28 Tom Tischinski 23 89 303 262 26 67 12 0 6 31 2 1 28 62 .256 .341 .370 .711 97 7 4 2
29 Jay Ward 29 134 475 424 61 111 22 4 22 80 0 0 39 98 .262 .327 .488 .815 207 4 4 4
30 Chuck Weatherspoon 37 8 21 20 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .100 .143 .150 .293 3 0 0 0
31 Bill Whitby 24 28 48 44 4 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 16 .182 .250 .182 .432 8 0 0 0
32 Dick Woodson 23 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Players 25.8 145 5372 4824 655 1290 224 52 118 606 104 27 435 932 .267 .330 .409 .739 1972 35 42 36
* - 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 Jerry Crider 26 18 10 .643 3.86 39 34 13 3 245.0 251 123 105 21 53 4 141 6 1 2 1.241 9.2 0.8 1.9 5.2 2.66
2 Tom Fletcher* 26 1 1 .500 3.18 5 4 0 0 17.0 21 11 6 1 8 0 8 4 0 2 1.706 11.1 0.5 4.2 4.2 1.00
3 Art Fowler 45 1 1 .500 1.93 28 2 0 0 56.0 45 14 12 1 11 1 43 1 0 1 1.000 7.2 0.2 1.8 6.9 3.91
4 Joe Grzenda* 31 5 8 .385 3.14 56 0 0 0 86.0 81 34 30 5 30 4 60 3 0 1 1.291 8.5 0.5 3.1 6.3 2.00
5 Tom Hall* 20 4 1 .800 2.81 7 6 5 0 48.0 47 18 15 0 12 0 35 1 0 0 1.229 8.8 0.0 2.2 6.6 2.92
6 Del Hill 28 2 1 .667 6.00 8 0 0 0 12.0 11 8 8 1 8 1 3 1 0 3 1.583 8.2 0.8 6.0 2.2 0.38
7 Ron Keller 25 6 7 .462 3.87 21 18 3 0 121.0 133 62 52 10 52 4 54 2 0 6 1.529 9.9 0.7 3.9 4.0 1.04
8 Ron Lea 24 1 2 .333 3.96 15 0 0 0 25.0 28 16 11 0 8 1 15 2 0 1 1.440 10.1 0.0 2.9 5.4 1.88 Stats for 2 teams
9 Danny Morris 22 16 15 .516 3.94 34 33 12 1 240.0 231 120 105 17 69 6 117 2 0 7 1.250 8.7 0.6 2.6 4.4 1.70
10 Chuck Nieson 25 2 3 .400 5.49 11 7 2 1 41.0 46 27 25 10 19 4 20 0 0 4 1.585 10.1 2.2 4.2 4.4 1.05
11 Jim Ollom* 22 2 9 .182 8.24 20 14 2 0 71.0 102 77 65 10 31 2 37 7 0 10 1.873 12.9 1.3 3.9 4.7 1.19
12 Bob Radovich 29 5 3 .625 3.73 46 0 0 0 82.0 92 44 34 4 22 5 40 2 0 2 1.390 10.1 0.4 2.4 4.4 1.82
13 John Randolph* 23 1 1 .500 8.28 8 2 0 0 25.0 28 23 23 5 23 3 16 2 0 2 2.040 10.1 1.8 8.3 5.8 0.70
14 Johnnie Seale* 29 1 1 .500 6.58 23 1 0 0 26.0 35 21 19 4 14 1 27 1 0 2 1.885 12.1 1.4 4.8 9.3 1.93
15 Bill Whitby 24 7 9 .438 4.26 27 22 6 1 129.0 133 69 61 11 54 7 88 3 0 6 1.450 9.3 0.8 3.8 6.1 1.63
16 Dick Woodson 23 2 0 1.000 0.50 2 2 2 1 18.0 8 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 1 0.500 4.0 0.0 0.5 3.0 6.00
16 Players 26.7 73 72 .503 4.16 145 145 100 45 8 1237.0 1291 668 572 100 414 43 708 37 50 1.378 9.4 0.7 3.0 5.2 1.71
* - 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
Tom Tischinski 77 365 51 5 10 .988 5.40 7
George Mitterwald 75 385 48 11 10 .975 5.77 13
Chuck Weatherspoon 3 11 1 1 0 .923 4.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Mooring 112 945 76 14 107 .986 9.12
Jay Ward 26 137 12 1 3 .993 5.73
Joe Solimine 11 73 2 1 2 .987 6.82
Bob Oliver 9 78 8 2 8 .977 9.56
Tom Tischinski 6 35 2 2 3 .949 6.17
Chuck Weatherspoon 2 4 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
Graig Nettles 1 7 0 0 1 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Theobald 74 141 175 15 37 .955 4.27
Jim Glover 68 125 179 10 44 .968 4.47
Marv Breeding 62 115 172 6 29 .980 4.63 Stats for 3 teams
Jay Ward 8 24 19 0 7 1.000 5.38
Tom Tischinski 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Graig Nettles 118 100 265 17 20 .955 3.09
Jay Ward 22 23 35 5 4 .921 2.64
Ron Theobald 10 2 7 3 1 .750 0.90
Bob Oliver 3 1 5 1 0 .857 2.00
Jim Glover 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rick Renick 72 125 231 18 46 .952 4.94
Jackie Hernandez 51 88 203 15 29 .951 5.71
Jim Glover 19 33 56 3 16 .967 4.68
Jay Ward 8 10 29 1 6 .975 4.88

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Oliver 124 290 13 5 2 .984 2.44
Joe Gaines 114 152 9 7 0 .958 1.41 Stats for 2 teams
Pat Kelly 107 276 14 9 3 .970 2.71
Danny Napoleon 79 119 5 8 1 .939 1.57 Stats for 2 teams
Jay Ward 70 98 6 6 2 .945 1.49
Joe Solimine 50 62 4 2 0 .971 1.32
George Mitterwald 21 27 3 1 0 .968 1.43
Graig Nettles 21 18 1 0 0 1.000 0.90
Jim Glover 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Rick Renick 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Carroll Hardy 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Danny Morris 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Chuck Weatherspoon 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Grzenda 56 2 27 1 3 .967 0.52
Bob Radovich 46 4 11 1 0 .938 0.33
Jerry Crider 39 20 24 0 1 1.000 1.13
Danny Morris 34 16 43 4 0 .937 1.74
Art Fowler 28 4 2 0 1 1.000 0.21
Bill Whitby 27 7 19 1 3 .963 0.96
Johnnie Seale 23 0 9 0 0 1.000 0.39
Ron Keller 21 14 26 3 2 .930 1.90
Jim Ollom 20 1 9 3 0 .769 0.50
Ron Lea 15 1 3 2 1 .667 0.27 Stats for 2 teams
Chuck Nieson 11 5 5 1 0 .909 0.91
Del Hill 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
John Randolph 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Tom Hall 7 1 3 1 0 .800 0.57
Tom Fletcher 5 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40
Dick Woodson 2 3 3 0 1 1.000 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Marv Breeding 34 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 8, 1934 Decatur, AL, US
Jerry Crider 26 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 2, 1941 Sioux Falls, SD, US
Tom Fletcher 26 S L 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 28, 1942 Elmira, NY, US
Art Fowler 45 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 3, 1922 Converse, SC, US
Joe Gaines 31 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 22, 1936 Bryan, TX, US
Jim Glover 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 4, 1943 Guy, AR, US
Joe Grzenda 31 R L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 8, 1937 Scranton, PA, US
Tom Hall 20 L L 6' 0.0" 150 Nov 23, 1947 Thomasville, NC, US
Carroll Hardy 35 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 18, 1933 Sturgis, SD, US
Jackie Hernandez 27 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 11, 1940 Central Tinguaro, CU
Del Hill 28 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 22, 1939
Ron Keller 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 3, 1943 Indianapolis, IN, US
Pat Kelly 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 30, 1944 Philadelphia, PA, US
Ron Lea 24 S R 6' 3.0" 175 Jul 12, 1943 Marshall, TX, US
George Mitterwald 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 7, 1945 Berkeley, CA, US
Jim Mooring 26 L L 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 10, 1941 Goldsboro, NC, US
Danny Morris 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 11, 1946 Greenville, KY, US
Danny Napoleon 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 11, 1942 Claysburg, PA, US
Graig Nettles 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 20, 1944 San Diego, CA, US
Chuck Nieson 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 24, 1942 Hanford, CA, US
Bob Oliver 25 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Feb 8, 1943 Shreveport, LA, US
Jim Ollom 22 R L 6' 4.0" 210 Jul 8, 1945 Snohomish, WA, US
Bob Radovich 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 May 3, 1939 Philadelphia, PA, US
John Randolph 23 L L 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 29, 1944 Riverside, CA, US
Rick Renick 24 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Mar 16, 1944 London, OH, US
Johnnie Seale 29 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Nov 14, 1938 Edgewater, CO, US
Joe Solimine 24 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Jan 7, 1944 New York, NY, US
Ron Theobald 24 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jul 28, 1943 Oakland, CA, US
Tom Tischinski 23 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jul 12, 1944 Kansas City, MO, US
Jay Ward 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 9, 1938 Brookfield, MO, US
Chuck Weatherspoon 37 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 1, 1931 Pineland, TX, US
Bill Whitby 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 29, 1943 Crewe, VA, US
Dick Woodson 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Mar 30, 1945 Oelwein, IA, US

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