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1979 Miami Orioles

1979 > Class A > 1979 Florida State League (South)
Overall: 60-81
Scored 473 runs, Allowed 557 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-81

Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles-AL
Manager: Lance Nichols
Represented: Miami, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Donald Bowman 21 89 354 317 32 79 15 1 5 34 4 2 26 71 .249 .319 .350 .669 111 7 3 1
2 Robert Boyce 19 28 98 88 6 21 2 0 1 4 1 2 10 15 .239 .316 .295 .612 26 0 0 0
3 Gregory Burtt* 18 108 363 327 31 85 10 5 0 29 2 3 24 93 .260 .317 .321 .638 105 4 6 2
4 Scott Christopher 24 71 290 265 38 66 7 8 0 12 17 8 19 15 .249 .304 .336 .640 89 2 4 0
5 Juan Corey 21 49 151 131 10 26 4 0 0 8 0 0 13 36 .198 .291 .229 .520 30 4 3 0
6 John Denman 22 115 466 393 61 110 12 9 7 44 33 6 65 87 .280 .381 .410 .791 161 1 4 3
7 Tom Eaton 24 3 9 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .143 .333 .143 .476 1 0 0 0
8 Steven Espinoza 20 71 259 214 32 48 2 1 0 17 3 7 35 43 .224 .336 .243 .579 52 2 6 2
9 Kurt Fabrizio* 21 117 447 380 38 97 18 4 4 45 4 1 44 46 .255 .333 .355 .689 135 4 12 7
10 Grant Headford 19 20 56 47 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 20 .106 .204 .106 .310 5 1 2 1
11 Stanley Hendrickson* 21 10 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 2 1 0 0
12 Eddie Hook 19 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
13 William Marrero 20 29 85 76 2 9 0 1 0 4 2 0 4 31 .118 .181 .145 .325 11 2 2 1
14 Anderson Marston 20 13 49 40 3 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 9 9 .250 .388 .300 .688 12 0 0 0
15 Donald Murelli 21 43 145 139 11 40 0 0 0 7 2 0 3 24 .288 .308 .288 .595 40 1 2 0
16 Douglas Nave 22 9 19 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 .067 .222 .067 .289 1 0 1 0
17 John Pavlik# 21 6 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 0
18 William Purdy* 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Timothy Richard 23 19 47 37 2 9 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 11 .243 .349 .243 .592 9 2 4 0
20 Cal Ripken 18 105 430 393 51 119 28 1 5 54 4 3 31 64 .303 .354 .417 .772 164 1 4 1
21 Eddie Rodriguez 20 120 420 388 41 89 12 4 1 25 9 1 19 85 .229 .270 .289 .559 112 3 9 1
22 Vic Rodriguez 17 67 252 228 23 70 10 2 1 31 2 0 18 19 .307 .361 .382 .743 87 2 3 1
23 Charles Ross* 22 116 446 388 29 92 16 3 2 38 2 1 45 29 .237 .317 .309 .626 120 3 4 6
24 Willie Royster 25 39 143 130 11 42 8 0 1 11 6 3 10 26 .323 .378 .408 .785 53 2 0 1
25 John Shelby# 21 132 538 478 50 96 11 6 3 38 13 10 44 120 .201 .273 .268 .541 128 5 7 4
26 Cecil Whitehead 23 8 28 24 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 8 .125 .250 .167 .417 4 0 0 0
26 Players 20.6 141 5097 4504 473 1120 158 45 30 411 105 48 438 866 .249 .320 .324 .643 1458 47 77 31 22
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 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 Brooks Carey* 23 10 7 .588 2.45 19 19 10 2 0 125.0 118 44 34 5 23 0 116 5 0 4 1.128 8.5 0.4 1.7 8.4 5.04
2 Allen Edwards 22 6 8 .429 3.07 32 14 4 0 1 126.0 112 62 43 0 74 2 73 5 1 10 1.476 8.0 0.0 5.3 5.2 0.99
3 Will George* 20 5 5 .500 3.21 14 14 4 2 0 84.0 90 43 30 4 37 0 66 3 1 4 1.512 9.6 0.4 4.0 7.1 1.78
4 Julian Gonzalez 19 8 3 .727 2.88 13 13 3 0 0 78.0 75 28 25 3 21 0 77 0 1 5 1.231 8.7 0.3 2.4 8.9 3.67
5 Eddie Hook 19 3 9 .250 3.33 23 23 3 0 0 135.0 158 74 50 4 56 1 77 3 5 6 1.585 10.5 0.3 3.7 5.1 1.38
6 Gregory McArthur -- 2 4 .333 4.85 18 1 0 0 0 39.0 39 23 21 3 38 3 22 9 0 4 1.974 9.0 0.7 8.8 5.1 0.58
7 Tim Norris 19 0 0 7.20 9 0 0 0 0 20.0 26 18 16 1 18 2 7 1 1 4 2.200 11.7 0.4 8.1 3.2 0.39
8 Luis Peralta 21 0 4 .000 4.50 11 0 0 0 2 16.0 13 8 8 0 11 3 12 1 0 1 1.500 7.3 0.0 6.2 6.8 1.09
9 William Purdy 23 4 6 .400 2.82 47 1 0 0 7 102.0 108 42 32 2 35 3 44 4 2 8 1.402 9.5 0.2 3.1 3.9 1.26
10 Michael Rachuba* 24 7 11 .389 4.00 31 19 5 2 2 135.0 125 69 60 5 85 3 102 5 2 7 1.556 8.3 0.3 5.7 6.8 1.20
11 Allan Ramirez 22 3 9 .250 2.61 14 14 5 1 0 93.0 97 40 27 3 35 1 54 1 1 3 1.419 9.4 0.3 3.4 5.2 1.54
12 Charles Salagan* 22 2 4 .333 4.63 13 5 0 0 0 35.0 34 24 18 2 32 2 28 1 0 2 1.886 8.7 0.5 8.2 7.2 0.88
13 Steven VandeLaan 27 3 2 .600 3.51 21 4 1 0 2 59.0 66 26 23 1 31 4 26 2 0 5 1.644 10.1 0.2 4.7 4.0 0.84
14 Don Welchel 22 5 6 .455 2.94 14 14 7 0 0 95.0 86 34 31 2 34 1 53 4 0 6 1.263 8.1 0.2 3.2 5.0 1.56
15 Peder White 22 2 3 .400 3.11 23 0 0 0 4 55.0 54 22 19 4 14 1 38 3 0 5 1.236 8.8 0.7 2.3 6.2 2.71
15 Players 22.0 60 81 .426 3.29 141 141 99 42 9 18 1196.0 1201 557 437 37 544 25 795 47 14 74 1.459 9.0 0.3 4.1 6.0 1.46

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Charles Ross 71 404 61 17 2 .965 6.55 17
Willie Royster 37 217 32 4 5 .984 6.73 5
Juan Corey 35 197 19 3 1 .986 6.17 8
Douglas Nave 9 33 6 0 2 1.000 4.33 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kurt Fabrizio 80 580 43 9 60 .986 7.79
Donald Bowman 60 491 36 6 52 .989 8.78
William Marrero 9 77 6 1 9 .988 9.22
Charles Ross 5 48 1 1 4 .980 9.80

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Rodriguez 118 280 353 18 84 .972 5.36
Vic Rodriguez 20 40 50 5 11 .947 4.50
Steven Espinoza 5 8 12 1 4 .952 4.00
Timothy Richard 4 6 12 2 2 .900 4.50
Tom Eaton 3 6 10 1 2 .941 5.33
Cal Ripken 1 3 4 1 0 .875 7.00

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cal Ripken 58 63 122 12 17 .939 3.19
Vic Rodriguez 34 26 55 6 7 .931 2.38
Robert Boyce 24 22 38 10 3 .857 2.50
Timothy Richard 14 8 18 4 2 .867 1.86
Steven Espinoza 11 10 22 1 1 .970 2.91
William Marrero 8 7 11 4 0 .818 2.25
Donald Bowman 4 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.25
Eddie Rodriguez 1 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steven Espinoza 54 66 183 17 30 .936 4.61
Cal Ripken 52 83 135 17 37 .928 4.19
Donald Murelli 43 80 108 8 21 .959 4.37
Robert Boyce 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
John Shelby 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Shelby 129 252 22 8 7 .972 2.12
John Denman 105 207 13 4 3 .982 2.10
Gregory Burtt 76 106 6 4 0 .966 1.47
Scott Christopher 71 108 9 0 2 1.000 1.65
Grant Headford 19 24 1 1 1 .962 1.32
Donald Bowman 15 27 7 0 3 1.000 2.27
Anderson Marston 10 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.60
William Marrero 8 10 0 1 0 .909 1.25
John Pavlik 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Stanley Hendrickson 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Vic Rodriguez 3 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.67
Steven Espinoza 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Purdy 47 1 14 1 1 .938 0.32
Allen Edwards 32 9 9 3 1 .857 0.56
Michael Rachuba 31 4 21 5 1 .833 0.81
Eddie Hook 23 11 19 6 1 .833 1.30
Peder White 23 5 6 0 0 1.000 0.48
Steven VandeLaan 21 7 9 0 1 1.000 0.76
Brooks Carey 19 3 14 0 0 1.000 0.89
Gregory McArthur 18 4 4 1 0 .889 0.44
Will George 14 2 18 3 0 .870 1.43
Allan Ramirez 14 6 13 1 1 .950 1.36
Don Welchel 14 5 12 0 0 1.000 1.21
Julian Gonzalez 13 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.54
Charles Salagan 13 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.62
Luis Peralta 11 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.18
Tim Norris 9 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Donald Bowman 21 R R 6' 5.0" 223 Sep 10, 1957 Harrisonburg, VA, US
Robert Boyce 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1960
Gregory Burtt 18 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 4, 1960
Brooks Carey 23 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 18, 1956 Key West, FL, US
Scott Christopher 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1955
Juan Corey 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1958
John Denman 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 19, 1956 Bethesda, MD, US
Tom Eaton 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 27, 1954 Tulsa, OK, US
Allen Edwards 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 12, 1957
Steven Espinoza 20 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Dec 19, 1958
Kurt Fabrizio 21 L L 6' 0.0" 190 1958
Will George 20 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 26, 1959 Philadelphia, PA, US
Julian Gonzalez 19 R 6' 3.0" 155 May 13, 1960
Grant Headford 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1960
Stanley Hendrickson 21 L L 6' 2.0" 190 1958
Eddie Hook 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 17, 1960 Santa Monica, CA, US
William Marrero 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1959
Anderson Marston 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 28, 1959
Gregory McArthur -- R Unknown
Donald Murelli 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Aug 16, 1957
Douglas Nave 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
Tim Norris 19 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 13, 1960 Baltimore, MD, US
John Pavlik 21 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 7, 1958
Luis Peralta 21 R R 6' 0.0" 147 Jan 9, 1958
William Purdy 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 1956
Michael Rachuba 24 L L 6' 2.0" 185 1955
Allan Ramirez 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 May 1, 1957 Victoria, TX, US
Timothy Richard 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1956
Cal Ripken 18 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 24, 1960 Havre de Grace, MD, US
Eddie Rodriguez 20 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Mar 11, 1959 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Vic Rodriguez 17 R R 5' 11.0" 173 Jul 14, 1961 New York, NY, US
Charles Ross 22 L R 6' 1.0" 175 1957
Willie Royster 25 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 11, 1954 Clarksville, VA, US
Charles Salagan 22 L L 6' 2.0" 175 1957
John Shelby 21 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 23, 1958 Lexington, KY, US
Steven VandeLaan 27 R 6' 4.0" 205 1952
Don Welchel 22 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Feb 3, 1957 Atlanta, TX, US
Peder White 22 R 6' 2.0" 1957
Cecil Whitehead 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1956

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