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1979 Montgomery Rebels

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Southern League (West)
Overall: 62-81
Scored 581 runs, Allowed 663 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 63-80

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Denny Sommers
Represented: Montgomery, AL
Ballpark: Paterson Field (Montgomery, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Gary Bozich 21 81 278 234 32 48 11 1 0 18 6 1 36 40 .205 .313 .261 .573 61 2 3 3 Stats for 2 teams
2 Ted Brazell 27 59 205 180 16 40 8 0 3 22 0 1 22 17 .222 .314 .317 .630 57 2 1 0
3 Darrell Brown# 23 95 410 384 40 98 17 2 4 32 30 11 15 24 .255 .283 .341 .624 131 2 3 6
4 Marty Castillo 22 74 313 274 47 84 17 1 9 47 1 1 30 45 .307 .380 .474 .854 130 3 5 1
5 Ted Dasen* 24 133 536 457 57 118 16 1 19 77 6 4 67 76 .258 .352 .422 .774 193 3 2 7
6 Taylor Duncan 26 13 50 38 6 13 2 0 2 7 1 0 9 7 .342 .449 .553 1.002 21 0 1 2
7 Todd Ervin* 23 104 424 343 41 93 10 3 1 37 2 3 66 21 .271 .390 .327 .716 112 2 11 2
8 Les Filkins* 22 109 406 357 51 99 17 1 9 43 7 4 39 51 .277 .351 .406 .758 145 4 2 4
9 Vern Followell# 21 43 180 148 11 39 5 0 0 19 3 1 24 17 .264 .367 .297 .665 44 2 3 3
10 Venoy Garrison 25 19 83 67 4 15 2 0 0 8 2 0 12 9 .224 .361 .254 .615 17 3 0 1
11 Robert Glass# 25 42 152 134 10 35 5 1 0 10 0 0 14 3 .261 .329 .313 .642 42 0 3 1
12 Jorge Gonzalez 21 11 35 34 3 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 8 .147 .147 .147 .294 5 0 1 0
13 Glenn Gulliver* 24 75 309 226 45 59 15 2 8 30 5 5 76 17 .261 .450 .451 .901 102 3 2 2
14 Raphael Hampton 21 139 591 495 74 132 28 3 8 44 31 11 79 69 .267 .372 .384 .756 190 5 10 2
15 Mel Jackson 25 113 420 375 45 84 12 4 0 26 17 2 31 42 .224 .280 .277 .558 104 0 10 4
16 Frank Lucy 24 60 224 210 22 52 6 1 5 22 0 2 9 44 .248 .291 .357 .649 75 4 1 0
17 Ronald Martinez 23 126 509 450 54 121 20 0 6 43 17 9 47 66 .269 .347 .353 .701 159 7 5 0
18 Jay Myers 23 17 50 44 4 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 16 .159 .260 .182 .442 8 1 0 0
19 Bob Nandin# 22 17 70 61 9 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 8 4 .197 .290 .230 .519 14 0 1 0
20 John Upshaw 22 57 211 180 28 37 7 0 4 21 0 0 23 31 .206 .308 .311 .619 56 4 3 1
20 Players 23.0 144 5294 4554 581 1165 191 20 78 504 126 55 593 586 .256 .345 .358 .703 1630 46 64 37 31
* - 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 Theodore Blair* 24 3 5 .375 4.91 17 10 2 0 0 66.0 71 42 36 3 34 3 34 2 0 4 1.591 9.7 0.4 4.6 4.6 1.00
2 Ted Brazell 27 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 27.0 9.0 0.0 0.0
3 David Cassetto 22 5 9 .357 5.42 16 16 5 0 0 93.0 88 65 56 10 50 4 48 1 3 1 1.484 8.5 1.0 4.8 4.6 0.96
4 Chris Codiroli 21 2 3 .400 3.31 8 8 1 0 0 49.0 41 24 18 4 27 0 34 0 0 3 1.388 7.5 0.7 5.0 6.2 1.26
5 Larry Corr 25 6 3 .667 1.98 27 0 0 0 6 59.0 53 14 13 2 25 10 34 4 2 3 1.322 8.1 0.3 3.8 5.2 1.36
6 Burwell Geiger 19 2 0 1.000 2.12 4 1 0 0 0 17.0 11 4 4 0 11 0 13 0 0 1 1.294 5.8 0.0 5.8 6.9 1.18
7 Garry Grafton 23 7 5 .583 3.58 34 0 0 0 3 73.0 74 32 29 2 52 5 55 3 0 5 1.726 9.1 0.2 6.4 6.8 1.06
8 Fred Holdsworth 27 3 4 .429 3.15 8 8 6 1 0 60.0 55 24 21 1 31 2 46 0 0 5 1.433 8.2 0.2 4.6 6.9 1.48
9 Jeffrey Jackowiak 19 0 3 .000 13.50 3 3 0 0 0 6.0 11 11 9 0 12 0 3 0 0 0 3.833 16.5 0.0 18.0 4.5 0.25
10 Frank MacCormack 24 0 2 .000 5.40 6 4 0 0 0 30.0 20 25 18 1 40 2 29 1 0 11 2.000 6.0 0.3 12.0 8.7 0.73
11 John Martin* 23 2 0 1.000 2.00 11 0 0 0 4 27.0 15 8 6 3 9 1 18 0 0 1 0.889 5.0 1.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
12 Michael Polvi 23 6 5 .545 4.01 26 16 3 1 0 110.0 118 60 49 7 35 4 49 5 0 5 1.391 9.7 0.6 2.9 4.0 1.40
13 Bruce Robbins* 19 7 1 .875 2.97 13 12 2 0 0 88.0 80 34 29 5 37 3 86 0 1 5 1.330 8.2 0.5 3.8 8.8 2.32
14 Dave Rucker* 21 4 7 .364 4.59 28 11 1 0 1 96.0 97 56 49 6 66 3 64 7 0 3 1.698 9.1 0.6 6.2 6.0 0.97
15 Kenneth Shea 21 3 4 .429 5.59 12 10 3 0 0 74.0 71 49 46 10 38 5 42 2 0 4 1.473 8.6 1.2 4.6 5.1 1.11
16 Jack Smith 20 2 9 .182 6.43 23 7 1 0 1 77.0 91 60 55 9 38 2 42 5 1 3 1.675 10.6 1.1 4.4 4.9 1.11
17 Dave Steffen 20 5 5 .500 5.10 16 15 3 1 0 90.0 100 59 51 6 45 2 83 1 3 5 1.611 10.0 0.6 4.5 8.3 1.84
18 Jerry Ujdur 22 2 5 .286 5.59 19 3 0 0 5 37.0 48 27 23 8 16 2 30 1 0 5 1.730 11.7 1.9 3.9 7.3 1.88
19 Stephen Viefhaus 23 3 12 .200 3.75 25 20 4 0 0 144.0 156 67 60 10 75 8 98 3 0 7 1.604 9.8 0.6 4.7 6.1 1.31
19 Players 22.2 62 81 .434 4.31 144 144 113 31 6 20 1198.0 1203 663 574 88 641 56 803 35 10 71 1.539 9.0 0.7 4.8 6.0 1.25
* - 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
John Upshaw 56 338 23 4 5 .989 6.45 9
Ted Brazell 37 189 27 0 4 1.000 5.84 5
Frank Lucy 25 144 16 1 4 .994 6.40 8
Robert Glass 22 122 16 5 4 .965 6.27 1
Jay Myers 17 57 7 3 0 .955 3.76 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Dasen 77 643 46 10 64 .986 8.95
Frank Lucy 31 244 18 5 14 .981 8.45
Venoy Garrison 19 156 5 2 15 .988 8.47
Taylor Duncan 13 106 7 1 10 .991 8.69
Ronald Martinez 4 21 2 0 2 1.000 5.75
Ted Brazell 1 13 1 0 2 1.000 14.00
Robert Glass 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00
Glenn Gulliver 1 14 1 1 1 .938 15.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Ervin 103 225 264 15 56 .970 4.75
Gary Bozich 59 138 178 10 53 .969 5.36 Stats for 2 teams
Mel Jackson 28 68 56 4 13 .969 4.43

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Marty Castillo 74 70 174 22 16 .917 3.30
Mel Jackson 22 18 50 5 7 .932 3.09
Gary Bozich 21 11 29 11 4 .784 1.90 Stats for 2 teams
Ted Dasen 14 15 21 7 2 .837 2.57
Vern Followell 6 1 9 1 2 .909 1.67
Glenn Gulliver 5 6 10 0 2 1.000 3.20
Bob Nandin 5 6 15 1 3 .955 4.20

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Gulliver 69 79 180 13 18 .952 3.75
Vern Followell 37 68 132 11 25 .948 5.41
Mel Jackson 29 40 95 13 19 .912 4.66
Bob Nandin 12 13 29 6 7 .875 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Raphael Hampton 133 235 8 6 2 .976 1.83
Ronald Martinez 98 175 8 5 2 .973 1.87
Les Filkins 97 146 11 6 3 .963 1.62
Darrell Brown 95 232 7 6 0 .976 2.52
Ted Dasen 8 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Mel Jackson 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jorge Gonzalez 5 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garry Grafton 34 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.26
Dave Rucker 28 7 27 2 2 .944 1.21
Larry Corr 27 6 13 0 1 1.000 0.70
Michael Polvi 26 14 24 0 1 1.000 1.46
Stephen Viefhaus 25 11 20 4 0 .886 1.24
Jack Smith 23 4 10 2 0 .875 0.61
Jerry Ujdur 19 2 4 1 0 .857 0.32
Theodore Blair 17 6 16 1 1 .957 1.29
David Cassetto 16 2 15 1 0 .944 1.06
Dave Steffen 16 3 15 2 0 .900 1.13
Bruce Robbins 13 5 21 4 2 .867 2.00
Kenneth Shea 12 4 11 2 1 .882 1.25
John Martin 11 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.27
Chris Codiroli 8 2 11 1 1 .929 1.63
Fred Holdsworth 8 1 10 0 0 1.000 1.38
Frank MacCormack 6 0 7 2 0 .778 1.17
Burwell Geiger 4 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.25
Jeffrey Jackowiak 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.67
Ted Brazell 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Theodore Blair 24 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 19, 1955 Detroit, MI, US
Gary Bozich 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 29, 1957
Ted Brazell 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 30, 1952 St. Louis, MO, US
Darrell Brown 23 S R 6' 0.0" 184 Oct 29, 1955 Oklahoma City, OK, US
David Cassetto 22 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
Marty Castillo 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 16, 1957 Long Beach, CA, US
Chris Codiroli 21 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Mar 26, 1958 Oxnard, CA, US
Larry Corr 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Feb 19, 1954 Camden, SC, US
Ted Dasen 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 12, 1955 Owosso, MI, US
Taylor Duncan 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 12, 1953 Memphis, TN, US
Todd Ervin 23 L R 5' 8.0" 160 1956
Les Filkins 22 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 14, 1956 Chicago, IL, US
Vern Followell 21 S R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 25, 1957
Venoy Garrison 25 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 9, 1954 Los Angeles, CA, US
Burwell Geiger 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 14, 1959 Miami, FL, US
Robert Glass 25 S R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 1, 1954
Jorge Gonzalez 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 May 30, 1958 Arecibo, PR
Garry Grafton 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 14, 1955 Sewickley, PA, US
Glenn Gulliver 24 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 15, 1954 Detroit, MI, US
Raphael Hampton 21 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 29, 1957 Detroit, MI, US
Fred Holdsworth 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 May 29, 1952 Detroit, MI, US
Jeffrey Jackowiak 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 27, 1959 South Bend, IN, US
Mel Jackson 25 R R 5' 11.0" 159 Jul 13, 1953 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Lucy 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Apr 12, 1955
Frank MacCormack 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 21, 1954 Jersey City, NJ, US
John Martin 23 S L 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 11, 1956 Wyandotte, MI, US
Ronald Martinez 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 4, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jay Myers 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1956
Bob Nandin 22 S R 5' 9.0" 155 Aug 29, 1956 CO
Michael Polvi 23 L R 6' 0.0" 185 1956
Bruce Robbins 19 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 10, 1959 Portland, IN, US
Dave Rucker 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 1, 1957 San Bernardino, CA, US
Kenneth Shea 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 28, 1957 Corona, CA, US
Jack Smith 20 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Dec 4, 1958
Dave Steffen 20 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 17, 1958 Dearborn, MI, US
Jerry Ujdur 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 5, 1957 Duluth, MN, US
John Upshaw 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 9, 1956 Yuma, AZ, US
Stephen Viefhaus 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 28, 1955

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