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1972 Alexandria Aces

1972 > Class AA > 1972 Texas League (East)
Overall: 84-56
Scored 623 runs, Allowed 454 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 90-50

Affiliation: San Diego Padres-NL
Manager: Duke Snider
Represented: Alexandria, LA
Ballpark: Bringhurst Field (Alexandria, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1973

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 Willie Boynton 22 28 54 51 6 10 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 19 .196 .208 .216 .423 11 0 1 1
2 Clifton Butcher 22 10 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
3 Danny Coombs 30 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
4 Bob Davis 20 54 182 165 16 35 5 0 4 21 0 0 10 50 .212 .263 .315 .578 52 2 3 2
5 Donald Elliott* 19 23 89 74 13 19 2 0 0 7 2 1 13 18 .257 .368 .284 .652 21 0 2 0
6 Randy Elliott 21 138 541 474 84 159 32 5 19 85 17 2 52 70 .335 .405 .544 .949 258 8 0 7
7 Dave Freisleben 20 32 80 69 3 17 3 0 1 11 0 0 8 15 .246 .325 .333 .658 23 0 3 0
8 Joe Goddard 21 75 265 217 32 46 10 0 6 31 2 1 36 46 .212 .336 .341 .677 74 5 6 1
9 Bob Graczyk 23 20 39 34 3 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 13 .235 .316 .265 .580 9 0 1 0
10 Johnny Grubb* 23 126 513 446 66 132 25 2 10 61 10 7 57 64 .296 .379 .428 .807 191 4 4 2
11 Larry Hardy 24 46 20 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .158 .200 .158 .358 3 0 0 0
12 Dave Hilton 21 135 551 520 75 164 30 6 16 73 14 4 26 67 .315 .346 .488 .835 254 0 2 3
13 Billy Hodge 22 73 229 205 20 44 7 0 3 18 1 0 18 48 .215 .276 .293 .569 60 1 1 4
14 Mike Ivie 19 133 522 461 81 134 23 1 24 77 3 3 47 84 .291 .370 .501 .872 231 12 1 1
15 Robert Johnston* 22 24 56 53 5 12 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 16 .226 .241 .264 .505 14 0 2 0
16 Randy Jones 22 12 22 18 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .222 .250 .278 .528 5 0 2 1
17 Duane Larson# 24 110 408 373 51 80 9 4 4 37 14 5 25 39 .214 .269 .292 .561 109 3 6 1
18 Bill Laxton* 24 20 35 31 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 13 .258 .324 .323 .646 10 0 1 0
19 Marc Rhea 21 73 257 226 28 49 7 1 1 14 16 3 25 60 .217 .292 .270 .562 61 0 4 2
20 John Scott 20 107 381 347 46 89 10 2 13 46 26 6 30 61 .256 .317 .409 .726 142 1 2 1
21 Craig Settles 19 20 41 34 6 5 2 0 0 7 0 1 5 22 .147 .250 .206 .456 7 0 1 1
22 Steve Simpson 23 42 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0 1 0
23 Frank Snook 23 31 19 17 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 .059 .111 .059 .170 1 0 1 0
24 Dan Spillner 20 27 70 61 3 6 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 34 .098 .154 .148 .301 9 0 5 0
25 Grant Steer* 24 92 260 224 20 51 9 4 2 31 7 6 35 51 .228 .331 .330 .661 74 0 0 1
26 Ulysees Wilson 23 105 421 391 58 96 13 1 2 26 18 3 25 68 .246 .293 .299 .592 117 1 4 0
26 Players 21.6 140 5075 4528 623 1173 195 27 105 561 130 46 429 894 .259 .326 .384 .710 1737 37 53 28 37
* - 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 Willie Boynton 22 12 5 .706 2.90 27 21 5 3 0 149.0 124 57 48 8 67 2 118 2 2 8 1.282 7.5 0.5 4.0 7.1 1.76
2 Clifton Butcher 22 1 0 1.000 4.88 10 1 0 0 1 24.0 30 15 13 1 6 0 11 0 0 2 1.500 11.2 0.4 2.2 4.1 1.83
3 Danny Coombs* 30 0 1 .000 3.50 10 1 0 0 0 18.0 23 12 7 1 10 1 12 1 0 1 1.833 11.5 0.5 5.0 6.0 1.20
4 Dave Freisleben 20 17 9 .654 2.32 27 25 18 3 0 190.0 146 60 49 12 55 1 163 1 1 9 1.058 6.9 0.6 2.6 7.7 2.96
5 Bob Graczyk 23 8 7 .533 2.83 19 18 4 1 0 105.0 83 46 33 8 48 0 69 1 1 10 1.248 7.1 0.7 4.1 5.9 1.44
6 Larry Hardy 24 7 7 .500 1.36 46 0 0 0 16 86.0 68 18 13 0 33 6 61 2 0 5 1.174 7.1 0.0 3.5 6.4 1.85
7 Robert Johnston* 22 9 5 .643 2.40 24 19 5 1 0 146.0 107 53 39 5 62 0 104 3 0 10 1.158 6.6 0.3 3.8 6.4 1.68
8 Randy Jones* 22 3 5 .375 2.91 12 11 1 0 0 68.0 53 28 22 6 13 0 63 1 0 0 0.971 7.0 0.8 1.7 8.3 4.85
9 Duane Larson 24 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 3 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.000 9.0 9.0 36.0 0.0 0.00
10 Bill Laxton* 24 4 6 .400 3.17 20 15 1 1 1 88.0 69 33 31 3 63 1 88 4 0 4 1.500 7.1 0.3 6.4 9.0 1.40
11 Marc Rhea 21 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00
12 Steve Simpson 23 1 3 .250 1.58 42 0 0 0 23 57.0 38 16 10 0 36 4 80 2 0 2 1.298 6.0 0.0 5.7 12.6 2.22
13 Frank Snook 23 6 1 .857 4.12 31 2 1 1 1 72.0 63 37 33 3 29 1 84 3 0 5 1.278 7.9 0.4 3.6 10.5 2.90
14 Dan Spillner 20 16 7 .696 3.40 27 27 10 0 0 180.0 156 75 68 21 85 2 126 1 1 12 1.339 7.8 1.0 4.2 6.3 1.48
14 Players 22.4 84 56 .600 2.81 140 140 95 45 14 42 1186.0 963 454 370 69 512 18 980 21 5 68 1.244 7.3 0.5 3.9 7.4 1.91
* - 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
Joe Goddard 74 489 41 5 4 .991 7.16 7
Billy Hodge 63 441 27 4 4 .992 7.43 4
Bob Davis 10 79 4 1 1 .988 8.30 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Ivie 132 1013 86 18 83 .984 8.33
Grant Steer 7 50 2 0 2 1.000 7.43
Bob Davis 2 8 2 0 0 1.000 5.00
Randy Elliott 2 7 0 0 1 1.000 3.50
Billy Hodge 2 12 2 1 1 .933 7.00
Johnny Grubb 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
John Scott 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ulysees Wilson 52 102 84 10 21 .949 3.58
Marc Rhea 37 79 74 3 19 .981 4.14
Bob Davis 31 52 85 4 13 .972 4.42
Duane Larson 24 38 43 5 9 .942 3.38
Dave Hilton 5 8 12 0 1 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Hilton 125 95 231 21 15 .939 2.61
Marc Rhea 7 1 10 1 0 .917 1.57
Craig Settles 7 1 9 1 0 .909 1.43
Ulysees Wilson 4 2 11 2 0 .867 3.25
Bob Davis 2 1 3 1 0 .800 2.00
Joe Goddard 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Duane Larson 74 106 192 17 31 .946 4.03
Ulysees Wilson 45 77 108 16 23 .920 4.11
Donald Elliott 22 31 43 5 8 .937 3.36
Dave Hilton 8 12 19 0 2 1.000 3.88
John Scott 2 2 0 0 1 1.000 1.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Randy Elliott 136 201 16 7 1 .969 1.60
Johnny Grubb 122 203 12 2 4 .991 1.76
John Scott 99 215 6 7 1 .969 2.23
Grant Steer 75 148 3 3 1 .981 2.01
Marc Rhea 16 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.06

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Hardy 46 3 18 1 0 .955 0.46
Steve Simpson 42 2 8 1 0 .909 0.24
Frank Snook 31 5 9 1 1 .933 0.45
Willie Boynton 27 12 19 4 3 .886 1.15
Dave Freisleben 27 11 35 0 4 1.000 1.70
Dan Spillner 27 10 22 1 0 .970 1.19
Robert Johnston 24 3 30 6 0 .846 1.38
Bill Laxton 20 2 16 1 2 .947 0.90
Bob Graczyk 19 9 18 1 1 .964 1.42
Randy Jones 12 4 7 1 0 .917 0.92
Clifton Butcher 10 3 4 0 1 1.000 0.70
Danny Coombs 10 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.20
Duane Larson 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Marc Rhea 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Willie Boynton 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 8, 1950 Skowhegan, ME, US
Clifton Butcher 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1950
Danny Coombs 30 R L 6' 4.0" 200 Mar 23, 1942 Lincoln, ME, US
Bob Davis 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 1, 1952 Pryor, OK, US
Donald Elliott 19 L R 5' 8.0" 150 1953
Randy Elliott 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 5, 1951 Oxnard, CA, US
Dave Freisleben 20 R R 5' 11.0" 195 Oct 31, 1951 Coraopolis, PA, US
Joe Goddard 21 R R 5' 11.0" 181 Jul 23, 1950 Beckley, WV, US
Bob Graczyk 23 R R 6' 4.0" 202 Apr 30, 1949 Chicago, IL, US
Johnny Grubb 23 L R 6' 3.0" 175 Aug 4, 1948 Richmond, VA, US
Larry Hardy 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 10, 1948 Goose Creek, TX, US
Dave Hilton 21 R R 5' 11.0" 191 Sep 15, 1950 Uvalde, TX, US
Billy Hodge 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 20, 1949 Bryan, TX, US
Mike Ivie 19 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Aug 8, 1952 Atlanta, GA, US
Robert Johnston 22 L L 6' 4.0" 228 Apr 25, 1950 Wilson, NC, US
Randy Jones 22 R L 6' 0.0" 178 Jan 12, 1950 Fullerton, CA, US
Duane Larson 24 S R 5' 9.0" 170 1948
Bill Laxton 24 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 5, 1948 Camden, NJ, US
Marc Rhea 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1951 Bellingham, WA, US
John Scott 20 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Jan 24, 1952 Jackson, MS, US
Craig Settles 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 30, 1952 San Diego, CA, US
Steve Simpson 23 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 30, 1948 St. Joseph, MO, US
Frank Snook 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 28, 1949 Somerville, NJ, US
Dan Spillner 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 27, 1951 Casper, WY, US
Grant Steer 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 17, 1948 Salinas, CA, US
Ulysees Wilson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 178 May 31, 1949 Albany, GA, US

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