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1973 Denver Bears

1973 > Class AAA > 1973 American Association (West)
Overall: 61-75
Scored 708 runs, Allowed 843 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-79

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Jimmy Williams
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974

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 Rafael Batista* 27 100 446 385 64 122 26 2 9 64 2 1 50 85 .317 .399 .465 .864 179 6 0 5
2 John Dolinsek* 25 118 513 442 63 121 18 6 9 63 2 3 63 91 .274 .365 .403 .768 178 3 1 4
3 Mike Easler* 22 48 187 176 24 50 11 2 7 26 1 2 9 39 .284 .323 .489 .811 86 1 1 0
4 Bobby Fenwick 26 59 234 213 29 61 9 1 1 16 0 1 15 40 .286 .339 .352 .691 75 3 1 2 Stats for 3 teams
5 Gus Gil 34 76 291 254 32 77 18 1 2 34 1 3 32 27 .303 .381 .406 .786 103 1 2 2
6 Greg Gross* 20 131 623 528 98 174 25 6 0 55 4 8 86 43 .330 .421 .400 .821 211 2 1 6
7 Tom Heierle 22 40 136 126 15 29 7 0 1 13 0 0 5 26 .230 .263 .310 .573 39 1 3 1
8 Cliff Johnson 25 133 574 490 105 148 30 4 33 117 3 1 64 103 .302 .398 .582 .980 285 16 1 3
9 Jim Johnson 25 49 179 164 17 46 11 2 2 21 0 3 12 27 .280 .326 .409 .734 67 0 1 2
10 Skip Jutze 27 14 63 54 11 11 1 1 2 7 0 1 8 10 .204 .317 .370 .688 20 1 0 0
11 Stan Papi 22 90 339 306 44 89 18 2 3 27 0 0 23 52 .291 .351 .392 .743 120 6 3 1 Stats for 2 teams
12 Milt Ramirez 23 5 25 24 4 7 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 .292 .320 .417 .737 10 0 0 0
13 Jay Schlueter 23 127 506 447 66 110 17 5 3 29 10 5 43 116 .246 .323 .327 .650 146 9 5 2
14 Greg Sims# 27 12 49 46 4 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 .196 .245 .217 .462 10 0 0 0
15 Gary Sutherland 28 134 622 572 85 168 36 4 3 80 4 5 45 27 .294 .345 .386 .732 221 1 2 2
16 Fernando Tatis 22 136 575 530 62 148 22 11 1 80 3 3 29 72 .279 .316 .368 .684 195 3 5 8
17 Otis Thornton 28 86 340 315 34 80 11 1 6 34 0 1 19 69 .254 .295 .352 .647 111 0 4 2
17 Players 24.8 136 5262 4686 708 1343 244 49 81 640 30 36 466 768 .287 .354 .411 .766 1928 45 26 39 48
* - 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 Carlos Alfonso 22 6 2 .750 4.62 38 4 1 0 6 115.0 130 74 59 7 47 3 80 0 0 10 1.539 10.2 0.5 3.7 6.3 1.70
2 Cisco Carlos 32 0 0 14.85 8 0 0 0 0 20.0 37 33 33 3 18 2 8 0 0 8 2.750 16.6 1.4 8.1 3.6 0.44
3 Bob Cluck* 27 6 3 .667 3.82 38 0 0 0 11 66.0 72 35 28 6 21 1 45 1 0 1 1.409 9.8 0.8 2.9 6.1 2.14
4 Ron Cook* 25 2 0 1.000 9.00 16 1 0 0 0 38.0 68 46 38 5 23 0 23 1 0 2 2.395 16.1 1.2 5.4 5.4 1.00
5 Mike Cosgrove* 22 7 11 .389 6.09 22 22 3 0 0 105.0 128 88 71 11 62 1 70 2 1 12 1.810 11.0 0.9 5.3 6.0 1.13
6 Pat Darcy 23 5 9 .357 3.57 20 20 7 1 0 111.0 101 51 44 10 55 2 76 2 1 6 1.405 8.2 0.8 4.5 6.2 1.38
7 Michael Flanagan 27 8 10 .444 5.53 31 20 4 0 0 148.0 185 107 91 11 66 1 84 7 0 9 1.696 11.2 0.7 4.0 5.1 1.27
8 Fred Gladding 37 0 2 .000 4.74 20 0 0 0 1 19.0 28 12 10 0 5 1 9 0 0 4 1.737 13.3 0.0 2.4 4.3 1.80
9 Edward Mims 25 5 7 .417 6.32 24 13 4 2 0 104.0 131 89 73 11 74 2 73 6 0 7 1.971 11.3 1.0 6.4 6.3 0.99
10 J.R. Richard 23 2 4 .333 5.71 8 8 1 0 0 52.0 54 39 33 2 26 0 66 0 0 10 1.538 9.3 0.3 4.5 11.4 2.54
11 Don Stratton 20 7 4 .636 5.68 22 19 1 0 0 95.0 137 76 60 10 36 0 58 4 2 1 1.821 13.0 0.9 3.4 5.5 1.61
12 Jim York 25 1 4 .200 6.62 12 4 0 0 1 34.0 40 29 25 6 20 1 20 4 0 0 1.765 10.6 1.6 5.3 5.3 1.00
13 Larry Yount 23 3 12 .200 6.79 30 16 3 0 1 118.0 136 98 89 12 89 1 69 4 0 12 1.907 10.4 0.9 6.8 5.3 0.78
14 Oscar Zamora 28 9 7 .563 3.52 38 9 7 1 6 143.0 157 66 56 12 26 0 87 1 0 2 1.280 9.9 0.8 1.6 5.5 3.35
14 Players 25.0 61 75 .449 5.37 136 136 105 31 5 26 1167.0 1404 843 696 106 568 15 768 32 4 84 1.690 10.8 0.8 4.4 5.9 1.35
* - 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
Otis Thornton 86 501 51 15 5 .974 6.42 21
Tom Heierle 39 191 20 5 3 .977 5.41 6
Skip Jutze 14 105 11 2 1 .983 8.29 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Batista 98 878 47 14 99 .985 9.44
John Dolinsek 20 166 13 3 17 .984 8.95
Cliff Johnson 17 132 15 4 23 .974 8.65
Gus Gil 5 21 1 0 7 1.000 4.40

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Sutherland 132 307 420 15 114 .980 5.51
Bobby Fenwick 5 9 12 1 3 .955 4.20 Stats for 3 teams
Gus Gil 4 9 12 0 4 1.000 5.25

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fernando Tatis 136 73 253 28 22 .921 2.40
Stan Papi 16 10 19 1 4 .967 1.81 Stats for 2 teams
Bobby Fenwick 11 6 27 1 2 .971 3.00 Stats for 3 teams
Gus Gil 2 4 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
Jim Johnson 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Papi 74 119 256 23 50 .942 5.07 Stats for 2 teams
Gus Gil 54 93 190 12 54 .959 5.24
Jim Johnson 45 80 135 16 32 .931 4.78
Bobby Fenwick 44 62 130 21 22 .901 4.36 Stats for 3 teams
Milt Ramirez 5 10 19 5 3 .853 5.80

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Gross 131 226 11 10 2 .960 1.81
Jay Schlueter 127 329 11 11 1 .969 2.68
John Dolinsek 97 167 6 6 0 .966 1.78
Mike Easler 46 74 2 6 0 .927 1.65
Greg Sims 9 5 0 2 0 .714 0.56
Jim Johnson 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carlos Alfonso 38 5 15 3 4 .870 0.53
Bob Cluck 38 4 15 1 2 .950 0.50
Oscar Zamora 38 9 24 0 3 1.000 0.87
Michael Flanagan 31 2 14 0 2 1.000 0.52
Larry Yount 30 9 15 0 4 1.000 0.80
Edward Mims 24 4 13 3 0 .850 0.71
Mike Cosgrove 22 4 11 1 2 .938 0.68
Don Stratton 22 3 11 0 0 1.000 0.64
Pat Darcy 20 4 21 0 1 1.000 1.25
Fred Gladding 20 3 5 1 2 .889 0.40
Ron Cook 16 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.44
Jim York 12 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.42
Cisco Carlos 8 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.13
J.R. Richard 8 3 9 2 0 .857 1.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Carlos Alfonso 22 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Dec 18, 1950 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Rafael Batista 27 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 25, 1945 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Cisco Carlos 32 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 17, 1940 Monrovia, CA, US
Bob Cluck 27 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 10, 1946 San Diego, CA, US
Ron Cook 25 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jul 11, 1947 Jefferson, TX, US
Mike Cosgrove 22 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Feb 17, 1951 Phoenix, AZ, US
Pat Darcy 23 L R 6' 3.0" 175 May 12, 1950 Troy, OH, US
John Dolinsek 25 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 3, 1948 Santa Rosa, CA, US
Mike Easler 22 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 29, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Bobby Fenwick 26 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 10, 1946 Naha, Okinawa, JP
Michael Flanagan 27 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 14, 1946 Detroit, MI, US
Gus Gil 34 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Apr 19, 1939 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Fred Gladding 37 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 28, 1936 Flat Rock, MI, US
Greg Gross 20 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 1, 1952 York, PA, US
Tom Heierle 22 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Apr 22, 1951 Oceanside, CA, US
Cliff Johnson 25 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 22, 1947 San Antonio, TX, US
Jim Johnson 25 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 28, 1947 Colona, IL, US
Skip Jutze 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 May 28, 1946 Bayside, NY, US
Edward Mims 25 R R 6' 3.0" 225 Feb 29, 1948 Pittsburg, CA, US
Stan Papi 22 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 4, 1951 Fresno, CA, US
Milt Ramirez 23 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Apr 2, 1950 Mayaguez, PR
J.R. Richard 23 R R 6' 8.0" 222 Mar 7, 1950 Vienna, LA, US
Jay Schlueter 23 R R 6' 0.0" 182 Jul 31, 1949 Phoenix, AZ, US
Greg Sims 27 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 28, 1946 San Francisco, CA, US
Don Stratton 20 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 20, 1952 Los Angeles, CA, US
Gary Sutherland 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 27, 1944 Glendale, CA, US
Fernando Tatis 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jul 12, 1950 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Otis Thornton 28 R R 6' 1.0" 186 Jun 30, 1945 Docena, AL, US
Jim York 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Aug 27, 1947 Maywood, CA, US
Larry Yount 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Feb 15, 1950 Houston, TX, US
Oscar Zamora 28 R R 5' 10.0" 178 Sep 23, 1944 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU

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