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1971 Denver Bears

1971 > Class AAA > 1971 American Association (West)
Overall: 73-67
Scored 767 runs, Allowed 727 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-67

Affiliation: Washington Senators-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972

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 Larry Biittner* 25 25 106 101 20 36 10 2 2 18 0 0 4 15 .356 .387 .554 .941 56 1 0 0
2 Jackie Brown 28 14 35 26 4 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 8 13 .231 .429 .308 .736 8 1 0 0
3 Jeff Burroughs 20 81 349 298 51 87 13 3 12 58 2 2 45 79 .292 .379 .477 .856 142 0 1 5
4 Cisco Carlos 30 33 62 49 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 17 .082 .151 .102 .253 5 0 9 0
5 Don Castle* 21 61 227 206 26 53 8 3 6 46 0 0 17 53 .257 .317 .413 .730 85 2 0 2
6 Art DeFilippis* 19 8 10 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 0
7 Rich Donnelly* 24 85 259 232 26 62 8 4 0 19 3 1 22 31 .267 .332 .336 .668 78 1 3 1
8 Jim Driscoll* 27 129 556 478 85 125 22 6 15 60 7 4 66 90 .262 .354 .427 .781 204 5 2 5 Stats for 2 teams
9 Jan Dukes* 25 50 29 23 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .087 .160 .087 .247 2 0 4 0
10 Bill Fahey* 21 4 15 15 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 .267 .267 .467 .733 7 0 0 0
11 Joe Foy 28 15 58 47 13 9 1 0 1 8 1 0 10 9 .191 .328 .277 .604 13 0 0 1
12 Jim French* 29 6 19 16 4 4 1 1 1 6 0 0 2 5 .250 .333 .625 .958 10 0 1 0
13 Tom Grieve 23 93 364 316 64 86 14 5 19 61 2 1 37 81 .272 .365 .528 .894 167 10 0 1
14 Rick Henninger 23 21 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0 0 0
15 Rick Hense 27 54 118 108 8 28 10 0 2 17 0 0 9 20 .259 .314 .407 .721 44 0 0 1
16 Gerry Janeski 25 13 27 24 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 .125 .160 .125 .285 3 0 2 0
17 James Johnson 24 5 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0
18 Lou Klimchock* 31 102 370 330 49 78 17 1 9 45 0 0 35 40 .236 .308 .376 .684 124 1 0 4
19 Ron Law 25 29 67 65 6 17 4 0 0 8 0 0 2 15 .262 .284 .323 .607 21 0 0 0
20 Joe Lovitto# 20 34 111 92 19 30 10 0 2 15 2 1 15 20 .326 .414 .500 .914 46 1 0 3
21 Jim Mason* 20 105 486 403 75 108 17 4 4 36 2 5 77 93 .268 .389 .360 .749 145 3 3 0
22 Norm McRae 23 43 64 57 7 12 2 0 2 5 0 0 0 17 .211 .213 .351 .564 20 1 3 3
23 Jim Miles 27 54 27 22 4 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 9 .182 .308 .273 .580 6 0 1 0
24 Dave Nelson 27 50 231 202 37 62 10 4 2 23 9 5 25 17 .307 .383 .426 .808 86 1 1 2
25 Dick Nen* 31 87 322 282 33 84 8 2 2 47 0 0 32 25 .298 .363 .362 .724 102 0 2 6
26 Joe Patterson# 32 111 334 296 55 95 23 1 8 55 4 3 33 57 .321 .387 .486 .873 144 0 3 2
27 Tom Ragland 25 96 376 329 55 99 14 4 4 32 1 1 42 58 .301 .381 .404 .786 133 2 1 2
28 Lenny Randle# 22 48 202 170 32 49 8 2 4 26 7 1 28 28 .288 .390 .429 .819 73 1 2 1
29 Gary Ratliff 23 35 103 95 10 21 2 1 0 4 0 1 7 30 .221 .272 .263 .535 25 0 0 1
30 Richie Scheinblum# 28 106 455 374 83 145 31 10 25 108 1 0 72 26 .388 .490 .725 1.215 271 6 0 3
31 Garland Shifflett 36 66 20 17 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .235 .278 .235 .513 4 0 2 0
32 Rick Stelmaszek* 22 73 247 194 27 48 1 1 1 25 0 2 49 43 .247 .397 .278 .675 54 1 0 3
33 Dick Such* 26 24 29 28 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 .107 .138 .143 .281 4 1 0 0
34 Mike Thompson 21 11 28 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 17 .042 .080 .042 .122 1 0 3 0
35 Charlie Walters 24 13 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
35 Players 25.5 140 5524 4779 767 1321 228 54 114 711 37 22 622 930 .276 .361 .418 .780 1999 38 41 44 40
* - 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 Jackie Brown 28 6 4 .600 3.96 14 14 5 0 0 91.0 90 47 40 5 40 1 85 4 1 6 1.429 8.9 0.5 4.0 8.4 2.13
2 Cisco Carlos 30 7 12 .368 4.55 33 24 4 2 2 168.0 206 97 85 14 47 4 97 8 0 7 1.506 11.0 0.8 2.5 5.2 2.06
3 Don Castle* 21 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
4 Art DeFilippis* 19 1 2 .333 10.29 8 5 0 0 0 21.0 30 27 24 5 24 0 18 1 0 2 2.571 12.9 2.1 10.3 7.7 0.75
5 Jan Dukes* 25 6 5 .545 3.98 50 5 0 0 2 95.0 112 50 42 3 32 13 77 1 0 4 1.516 10.6 0.3 3.0 7.3 2.41
6 Rick Henninger 23 2 3 .400 6.19 21 4 0 0 0 48.0 65 36 33 4 22 1 35 1 0 7 1.812 12.2 0.8 4.1 6.6 1.59
7 Gerry Janeski 25 4 5 .444 4.09 13 12 5 1 0 77.0 97 41 35 5 7 0 19 0 0 2 1.351 11.3 0.6 0.8 2.2 2.71
8 Ron Law 25 11 6 .647 4.12 29 24 4 1 0 168.0 193 92 77 15 65 1 114 7 0 6 1.536 10.3 0.8 3.5 6.1 1.75
9 Norm McRae 23 6 13 .316 4.89 34 26 4 0 1 171.0 203 101 93 11 82 6 131 3 1 13 1.667 10.7 0.6 4.3 6.9 1.60
10 Jim Miles 27 6 0 1.000 3.67 54 2 0 0 7 103.0 100 48 42 7 32 3 65 4 0 5 1.282 8.7 0.6 2.8 5.7 2.03
11 Garland Shifflett 36 12 7 .632 4.78 66 0 0 0 18 98.0 110 63 52 10 43 14 64 0 0 5 1.561 10.1 0.9 3.9 5.9 1.49
12 James Southworth 25 0 1 .000 6.75 3 0 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 3 0 3 1 4 1 0 0 1.750 9.0 0.0 6.8 9.0 1.33
13 Lawrence Staab* 27 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.500 18.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
14 Dick Such 26 5 5 .500 6.12 24 11 0 0 1 78.0 102 60 53 9 33 6 48 3 0 1 1.731 11.8 1.0 3.8 5.5 1.45
15 Mike Thompson 21 5 3 .625 4.20 11 9 3 1 0 60.0 55 35 28 2 29 1 50 0 0 2 1.400 8.2 0.3 4.4 7.5 1.72
16 Charlie Walters 24 2 1 .667 5.29 13 4 1 0 0 34.0 47 25 20 4 11 0 15 0 0 0 1.706 12.4 1.1 2.9 4.0 1.36
16 Players 27.0 73 67 .521 4.63 140 140 114 26 7 31 1222.0 1420 727 629 94 473 51 824 33 2 60 1.549 10.5 0.7 3.5 6.1 1.74
* - 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
Rich Donnelly 83 406 48 5 2 .989 5.47 16
Rick Stelmaszek 72 402 28 3 5 .993 5.97 6
James Johnson 5 12 0 0 0 1.000 2.40 0
Bill Fahey 4 19 2 0 0 1.000 5.25 0
Jim French 4 21 2 1 0 .958 5.75 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Nen 76 648 62 4 64 .994 9.34
Don Castle 44 343 38 5 47 .987 8.66
Larry Biittner 25 223 28 3 16 .988 10.04
Joe Foy 1 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Driscoll 110 224 352 23 66 .962 5.24 Stats for 2 teams
Lenny Randle 39 80 138 3 16 .986 5.59
Tom Ragland 25 55 86 2 21 .986 5.64
Lou Klimchock 17 42 49 3 14 .968 5.35
Dave Nelson 4 4 8 1 2 .923 3.00
Joe Lovitto 3 7 5 1 0 .923 4.00
Jim Mason 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Klimchock 50 30 77 14 8 .884 2.14
Dave Nelson 44 54 77 8 9 .942 2.98
Tom Ragland 21 11 27 2 3 .950 1.81
Jim Driscoll 15 14 18 4 3 .889 2.13 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Foy 13 17 14 0 6 1.000 2.38
Rick Hense 4 7 8 0 3 1.000 3.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Mason 102 136 312 23 61 .951 4.39
Tom Ragland 40 83 123 8 25 .963 5.15

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richie Scheinblum 102 152 10 8 1 .953 1.59
Tom Grieve 85 174 15 3 2 .984 2.22
Jeff Burroughs 81 108 7 10 1 .920 1.42
Joe Patterson 74 126 2 3 0 .977 1.73
Gary Ratliff 31 57 3 6 1 .909 1.94
Joe Lovitto 25 45 3 1 0 .980 1.92
Rick Hense 22 22 3 0 0 1.000 1.14
Lou Klimchock 20 23 0 2 0 .920 1.15
Lenny Randle 9 14 1 1 0 .938 1.67
Don Castle 8 10 1 2 0 .846 1.38

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garland Shifflett 66 4 20 0 0 1.000 0.36
Jim Miles 54 10 7 2 0 .895 0.31
Jan Dukes 50 7 11 0 0 1.000 0.36
Norm McRae 34 21 20 3 1 .932 1.21
Cisco Carlos 33 11 25 2 2 .947 1.09
Ron Law 29 10 27 2 1 .949 1.28
Dick Such 24 9 6 0 0 1.000 0.63
Rick Henninger 21 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.29
Jackie Brown 14 19 7 0 1 1.000 1.86
Gerry Janeski 13 20 8 0 2 1.000 2.15
Charlie Walters 13 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.54
Mike Thompson 11 3 10 2 0 .867 1.18
Art DeFilippis 8 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.63
James Southworth 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lawrence Staab 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Don Castle 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Larry Biittner 25 L L 6' 2.0" 205 Jul 27, 1945 Pocahontas, IA, US
Jackie Brown 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 31, 1943 Holdenville, OK, US
Jeff Burroughs 20 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Mar 7, 1951 Long Beach, CA, US
Cisco Carlos 30 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Sep 17, 1940 Monrovia, CA, US
Don Castle 21 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Feb 1, 1950 Kokomo, IN, US
Art DeFilippis 19 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 7, 1952 Stamford, CT, US
Rich Donnelly 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 3, 1946 Steubenville, OH, US
Jim Driscoll 27 L R 5' 11.0" 175 May 14, 1944 Medford, MA, US
Jan Dukes 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 16, 1945 Cheyenne, WY, US
Bill Fahey 21 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 14, 1950 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Foy 28 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Feb 21, 1943 New York, NY, US
Jim French 29 L R 5' 8.0" 180 Aug 13, 1941 Warren, OH, US
Tom Grieve 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 4, 1948 Pittsfield, MA, US
Rick Henninger 23 R R 6' 6.0" 225 Jan 11, 1948 Hastings, NE, US
Rick Hense 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 16, 1944 Eau Claire, WI, US
Gerry Janeski 25 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Apr 18, 1946 Pasadena, CA, US
James Johnson 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1947
Lou Klimchock 31 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 15, 1939 Hostetter, PA, US
Ron Law 25 R R 6' 2.0" 165 Mar 14, 1946 Hamilton, ON, CA
Joe Lovitto 20 S R 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 6, 1951 San Pedro, CA, US
Jim Mason 20 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 14, 1950 Mobile, AL, US
Norm McRae 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 26, 1947 Elizabeth, NJ, US
Jim Miles 27 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 8, 1943 Grenada, MS, US
Dave Nelson 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Jun 20, 1944 Fort Sill, OK, US
Dick Nen 31 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 24, 1939 South Gate, CA, US
Joe Patterson 32 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 24, 1938
Tom Ragland 25 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jun 16, 1946 Talladega, AL, US
Lenny Randle 22 S R 5' 10.0" 169 Feb 12, 1949 Long Beach, CA, US
Gary Ratliff 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 1, 1947 Fort Smith, AR, US
Richie Scheinblum 28 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 5, 1942 New York, NY, US
Garland Shifflett 36 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 28, 1935 Elkton, VA, US
James Southworth 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1946
Lawrence Staab 27 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 4, 1943
Rick Stelmaszek 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 8, 1948 Chicago, IL, US
Dick Such 26 L R 6' 4.0" 190 Oct 15, 1944 Sanford, NC, US
Mike Thompson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 6, 1949 Denver, CO, US
Charlie Walters 24 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Feb 21, 1947 Minneapolis, MN, US

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