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1979 Phoenix Giants

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 Pacific Coast League (South)
Overall: 59-88
Scored 694 runs, Allowed 803 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-83

Affiliation: San Francisco Giants-NL
Manager: Rocky Bridges
Represented: Phoenix, AZ
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium (II) (Phoenix, AZ)
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 Chris Bourjos 24 142 596 553 68 167 32 9 8 87 14 10 31 54 .302 .341 .436 .777 241 5 1 6
2 Richard Bradley 25 63 233 198 26 38 10 0 2 19 0 1 31 36 .192 .300 .273 .573 54 1 0 3
3 Don Carrithers 29 39 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
4 Tom Heintzelman 32 69 293 246 30 60 13 1 5 29 4 1 41 51 .244 .353 .366 .719 90 2 1 3
5 Al Holland 26 29 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
6 Greg Johnston* 24 104 467 415 64 123 17 10 10 72 16 3 44 60 .296 .363 .458 .820 190 2 1 5
7 Bob Kearney 22 38 137 124 11 17 2 1 2 10 0 0 13 20 .137 .219 .218 .437 27 0 0 0
8 Mark Kuecker 21 129 488 422 48 102 19 4 1 55 3 6 51 94 .242 .316 .313 .629 132 0 4 11
9 Jeff Little 24 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
10 Dennis Littlejohn 24 66 281 239 33 68 11 5 5 34 5 2 34 52 .285 .370 .435 .805 104 2 0 6
11 Rich Murray 21 125 503 441 63 116 13 8 5 67 6 6 54 90 .263 .340 .363 .703 160 1 0 7
12 Casey Parsons* 25 142 637 566 99 175 35 16 5 63 21 10 58 59 .309 .376 .454 .830 257 5 4 4
13 Ed Plank 27 53 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
14 Lenny Randle# 30 66 288 243 42 67 13 3 1 25 15 4 35 31 .276 .375 .366 .742 89 5 3 2 Stats for 2 teams
15 Mike Rex 24 126 496 443 51 103 17 3 2 49 10 3 46 41 .233 .307 .298 .605 132 3 1 3
16 Mike Rowland 26 31 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Rick Sanderlin 27 50 172 156 24 41 8 2 1 14 5 0 12 14 .263 .326 .359 .685 56 3 0 1
18 Earnest Schmidt 24 24 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
19 Joe Strain 25 75 340 310 47 92 13 1 1 26 7 6 24 18 .297 .349 .355 .704 110 2 2 2
20 Guy Sularz 23 144 598 521 79 153 23 4 2 68 14 9 65 63 .294 .374 .365 .739 190 5 2 5
21 Max Venable* 22 38 175 150 27 46 5 4 0 11 17 6 24 20 .307 .406 .393 .799 59 1 0 0
21 Players 24.3 147 5604 4947 694 1343 225 71 49 619 130 64 547 695 .271 .345 .375 .720 1857 35 18 57 28
* - 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 Bill Bordley* 21 8 11 .421 4.56 27 27 6 0 0 156.0 181 106 79 11 94 5 84 3 3 20 1.763 10.4 0.6 5.4 4.8 0.89
2 Don Carrithers 29 7 4 .636 4.13 36 8 2 0 0 133.0 154 72 61 5 65 7 75 3 0 17 1.647 10.4 0.3 4.4 5.1 1.15
3 Steve Cline 26 2 2 .500 3.35 25 0 0 0 4 43.0 50 24 16 2 35 8 26 0 0 3 1.977 10.5 0.4 7.3 5.4 0.74
4 Terry Cornutt 26 5 4 .556 3.16 38 0 0 0 5 74.0 79 32 26 1 37 3 34 2 0 1 1.568 9.6 0.1 4.5 4.1 0.92
5 Randy Hammon 27 2 13 .133 6.19 21 18 3 0 0 112.0 159 94 77 3 46 4 43 1 2 6 1.830 12.8 0.2 3.7 3.5 0.93
6 Al Holland* 26 10 10 .500 4.50 29 28 3 1 0 174.0 173 99 87 13 87 0 140 2 1 13 1.494 8.9 0.7 4.5 7.2 1.61 Stats for 2 teams
7 Kyle Hypes* 26 0 0 11.70 10 0 0 0 0 20.0 27 33 26 3 31 0 7 2 0 12 2.900 12.2 1.4 14.0 3.2 0.23
8 Jeff Little* 24 7 13 .350 5.91 28 25 3 0 0 140.0 179 110 92 9 76 2 72 4 0 17 1.821 11.5 0.6 4.9 4.6 0.95
9 Phil Nastu* 24 1 1 .500 3.32 7 7 0 0 0 38.0 38 17 14 4 15 0 27 2 0 0 1.395 9.0 0.9 3.6 6.4 1.80
10 Ed Plank 27 4 8 .333 3.16 53 0 0 0 10 91.0 92 45 32 3 53 16 47 1 0 6 1.593 9.1 0.3 5.2 4.6 0.89
11 Mike Rowland 26 10 12 .455 3.63 30 25 8 1 0 191.0 209 98 77 10 59 7 102 3 0 2 1.403 9.8 0.5 2.8 4.8 1.73
12 Rick Sanderlin 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 4.5
13 Douglas Schaefer 25 1 5 .167 4.82 14 8 1 0 0 56.0 52 34 30 4 29 2 26 0 0 4 1.446 8.4 0.6 4.7 4.2 0.90
14 Earnest Schmidt 24 6 12 .333 5.53 24 17 1 0 0 122.0 140 96 75 5 60 10 57 6 1 3 1.639 10.3 0.4 4.4 4.2 0.95
14 Players 25.5 59 88 .401 4.57 147 147 121 26 5 19 1261.0 1433 803 641 65 643 64 684 29 6 97 1.646 10.2 0.5 4.6 4.9 1.06
* - 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
Dennis Littlejohn 62 299 48 2 5 .994 5.60 11
Richard Bradley 54 265 40 7 9 .978 5.65 6
Bob Kearney 35 183 27 7 2 .968 6.00 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Murray 119 1043 86 26 114 .977 9.49
Guy Sularz 28 243 17 3 16 .989 9.29
Tom Heintzelman 3 36 5 1 2 .976 13.67
Richard Bradley 1 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00
Greg Johnston 1 10 2 0 0 1.000 12.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Rex 75 165 214 8 58 .979 5.05
Joe Strain 75 169 238 15 47 .964 5.43
Lenny Randle 1 5 2 1 3 .875 7.00 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lenny Randle 43 36 98 6 6 .957 3.12 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Heintzelman 42 30 94 9 15 .932 2.95
Mike Rex 37 33 69 12 10 .895 2.76
Guy Sularz 32 23 56 7 11 .919 2.47

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Kuecker 129 195 342 36 71 .937 4.16
Mike Rex 14 20 54 3 5 .961 5.29
Guy Sularz 10 17 19 4 2 .900 3.60

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Casey Parsons 141 232 12 3 3 .988 1.73
Chris Bourjos 139 276 24 10 4 .968 2.16
Greg Johnston 103 273 8 6 1 .979 2.73
Max Venable 38 96 4 3 4 .971 2.63
Rick Sanderlin 26 35 5 3 1 .930 1.54
Lenny Randle 21 59 1 2 0 .968 2.86 Stats for 2 teams
Richard Bradley 2 1 1 1 1 .667 1.00
Guy Sularz 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Plank 53 12 19 0 1 1.000 0.58
Terry Cornutt 38 3 15 2 1 .900 0.47
Don Carrithers 36 11 32 3 5 .935 1.19
Mike Rowland 30 13 30 4 0 .915 1.43
Al Holland 29 13 26 3 1 .929 1.34 Stats for 2 teams
Jeff Little 28 5 19 2 1 .923 0.86
Bill Bordley 27 11 27 0 1 1.000 1.41
Steve Cline 25 4 10 0 1 1.000 0.56
Earnest Schmidt 24 21 11 2 0 .941 1.33
Randy Hammon 21 6 20 4 0 .867 1.24
Douglas Schaefer 14 4 9 0 1 1.000 0.93
Kyle Hypes 10 0 5 1 1 .833 0.50
Phil Nastu 7 2 5 1 0 .875 1.00
Rick Sanderlin 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Bordley 21 R L 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 9, 1958 Los Angeles, CA, US
Chris Bourjos 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 16, 1954 Chicago, IL, US
Richard Bradley 25 R R 5' 10.0" 186 May 19, 1954
Don Carrithers 29 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 15, 1949 Lynwood, CA, US
Steve Cline 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 31, 1952 Hagerstown, MD, US
Terry Cornutt 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 2, 1952 Roseburg, OR, US
Randy Hammon 27 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 29, 1951 Los Angeles, CA, US
Tom Heintzelman 32 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 3, 1946 St. Charles, MO, US
Al Holland 26 R L 5' 11.0" 207 Aug 16, 1952 Roanoke, VA, US
Kyle Hypes 26 S L 6' 4.0" 190 Sep 28, 1952
Greg Johnston 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 12, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Bob Kearney 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 3, 1956 San Antonio, TX, US
Mark Kuecker 21 R R 5' 10.0" 153 Nov 26, 1957
Jeff Little 24 R L 6' 6.0" 220 Dec 25, 1954 Fremont, OH, US
Dennis Littlejohn 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 4, 1954 Santa Monica, CA, US
Rich Murray 21 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jul 6, 1957 Los Angeles, CA, US
Phil Nastu 24 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 8, 1955 Bridgeport, CT, US
Casey Parsons 25 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1954 Wenatchee, WA, US
Ed Plank 27 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Apr 9, 1952 Chicago, IL, US
Lenny Randle 30 S R 5' 10.0" 169 Feb 12, 1949 Long Beach, CA, US
Mike Rex 24 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 8, 1954
Mike Rowland 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jan 31, 1953 Chicago, IL, US
Rick Sanderlin 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 27, 1951 Pasadena, CA, US
Douglas Schaefer 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 28, 1954
Earnest Schmidt 24 R R 5' 11.0" 192 1955
Joe Strain 25 R R 5' 10.0" 169 Apr 30, 1954 Denver, CO, US
Guy Sularz 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 7, 1955 Minneapolis, MN, US
Max Venable 22 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 6, 1957 Phoenix, AZ, US

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