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1972 Wichita Aeros

1972 > Class AAA > 1972 American Association (West)
Overall: 87-53
Scored 682 runs, Allowed 553 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-57

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Jim Marshall
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 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 Tom Badcock* 22 6 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
2 Ossie Blanco 26 107 411 350 61 89 19 1 10 46 1 2 55 72 .254 .360 .400 .760 140 4 0 2
3 Bill Bonham 23 18 46 36 4 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 8 .222 .237 .222 .459 8 0 8 1
4 Pat Bourque* 25 119 504 412 73 115 12 2 20 87 1 2 79 53 .279 .399 .464 .862 191 7 0 6
5 Ignacio Bracamontes* 21 5 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 1 0 0 0
6 Danny Breeden 30 72 256 226 21 51 9 0 4 26 0 0 25 50 .226 .306 .319 .624 72 1 4 0
7 Frank Coggins# 28 94 388 361 53 106 22 6 13 57 8 0 26 79 .294 .343 .496 .839 179 1 0 0
8 Joe Decker 25 28 67 62 4 12 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 22 .194 .206 .194 .400 12 0 4 0
9 Frank Fernandez 29 10 39 27 4 8 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 10 .296 .447 .296 .744 8 1 1 2
10 Skip Guinn 27 29 15 15 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .267 .467 4 0 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
11 Larry Gura# 24 28 50 45 4 11 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 15 .244 .271 .244 .515 11 0 2 1
12 Jim Hibbs 27 70 255 211 30 58 9 2 5 39 1 0 35 59 .275 .385 .408 .793 86 4 3 2
13 Gene Hiser* 23 63 275 227 50 64 8 5 10 36 9 3 43 39 .282 .396 .493 .889 112 1 2 2
14 Terry Hughes 23 78 279 245 44 74 6 1 13 37 2 0 30 46 .302 .385 .494 .879 121 3 1 0
15 Cleo James 31 132 557 499 78 140 20 3 8 60 39 6 44 49 .281 .339 .381 .720 190 3 5 6
16 Bill Kelso 32 32 79 72 9 16 2 0 5 15 0 0 6 22 .222 .278 .458 .737 33 0 0 1 Stats for 2 teams
17 Ronnie Matney# 25 65 233 199 21 53 15 0 4 19 1 1 27 43 .266 .371 .402 .773 80 6 1 0
18 Al Montreuil 28 91 301 253 35 68 14 1 6 36 1 4 41 40 .269 .376 .403 .779 102 3 3 1
19 Bill North# 24 28 131 114 21 40 7 0 0 12 10 8 16 15 .351 .431 .412 .843 47 0 1 0
20 Jose Ortiz 25 110 334 284 53 68 13 1 1 29 6 6 40 39 .239 .339 .303 .642 86 4 4 2
21 Horace Porter* 24 70 253 211 40 67 10 0 2 25 1 1 41 41 .318 .429 .393 .822 83 0 1 0
22 Paul Reuschel 25 32 36 33 3 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 13 .152 .222 .212 .434 7 0 0 0
23 Rick Reuschel 23 12 41 37 4 10 2 0 1 10 0 0 1 15 .270 .289 .405 .695 15 0 3 0
24 Ralph Rickey# 25 8 7 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 .400 .571 1.000 1.571 5 1 0 0
25 Roberto Rodriguez 31 48 29 25 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .120 .154 .120 .274 3 0 3 0
26 Dave Rosello 22 137 521 451 52 122 22 4 2 46 0 4 53 57 .271 .352 .350 .703 158 5 10 2
27 Jim Saul* 32 32 54 50 4 14 3 0 1 7 0 0 4 10 .280 .333 .400 .733 20 0 0 0
28 Art Shamsky* 30 26 83 64 12 17 2 1 6 11 0 1 19 9 .266 .434 .609 1.043 39 0 0 0
29 Jim Todd* 24 30 62 55 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 17 .055 .103 .055 .158 3 0 4 0
30 Ron Tompkins 27 51 20 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 .125 .222 .125 .347 2 0 2 0
31 Floyd Weaver 31 27 31 26 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 18 .038 .107 .038 .146 1 0 3 0
32 Paul Zahn 25 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Players 26.2 140 5326 4579 682 1220 193 28 107 623 80 38 609 859 .266 .356 .391 .747 1790 44 66 28 49
* - 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 Tom Badcock* 22 1 0 1.000 2.70 4 1 0 0 0 10.0 13 3 3 0 7 1 7 0 0 2 2.000 11.7 0.0 6.3 6.3 1.00
2 Bill Bonham 23 10 4 .714 3.53 18 18 7 3 0 125.0 120 57 49 5 41 4 116 4 0 12 1.288 8.6 0.4 3.0 8.4 2.83
3 Ignacio Bracamontes* 21 1 1 .500 4.05 4 3 0 0 0 20.0 18 9 9 0 6 0 16 0 1 2 1.200 8.1 0.0 2.7 7.2 2.67
4 Joe Decker 25 12 7 .632 2.26 25 25 8 1 0 179.0 153 65 45 6 82 1 170 5 1 5 1.313 7.7 0.3 4.1 8.5 2.07
5 Jim Dunegan 24 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.500 0.0 0.0 40.5 13.5 0.33
6 Skip Guinn* 27 2 2 .500 4.81 28 5 1 0 3 58.0 79 33 31 7 30 3 52 2 0 1 1.879 12.3 1.1 4.7 8.1 1.73 Stats for 2 teams
7 Larry Gura* 24 11 4 .733 3.67 26 18 4 2 2 130.0 127 60 53 19 38 1 109 1 0 2 1.269 8.8 1.3 2.6 7.5 2.87
8 Bill Kelso 32 11 7 .611 3.22 26 24 9 2 0 176.0 171 74 63 23 67 5 134 8 0 4 1.352 8.7 1.2 3.4 6.9 2.00 Stats for 2 teams
9 Ronnie Matney* 25 0 2 .000 10.80 4 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 7 6 1 3 0 5 0 0 1 2.000 12.6 1.8 5.4 9.0 1.67
10 Paul Reuschel 25 7 4 .636 2.80 22 11 2 0 1 103.0 103 38 32 5 28 9 58 1 0 2 1.272 9.0 0.4 2.4 5.1 2.07
11 Rick Reuschel 23 9 2 .818 1.32 12 12 8 3 0 102.0 78 30 15 3 20 1 72 1 1 5 0.961 6.9 0.3 1.8 6.4 3.60
12 Ralph Rickey 25 2 0 1.000 8.31 8 0 0 0 2 13.0 17 15 12 3 11 1 9 0 0 2 2.154 11.8 2.1 7.6 6.2 0.82
13 Roberto Rodriguez 31 6 5 .545 3.09 47 3 0 0 9 96.0 102 38 33 7 27 6 83 3 0 5 1.344 9.6 0.7 2.5 7.8 3.07
14 Jim Todd 24 9 7 .563 4.37 26 22 7 2 2 142.0 157 78 69 12 50 0 81 7 0 1 1.458 10.0 0.8 3.2 5.1 1.62
15 Ron Tompkins 27 8 4 .667 1.65 51 1 0 0 20 82.0 55 22 15 3 45 4 62 7 0 2 1.220 6.0 0.3 4.9 6.8 1.38
16 Floyd Weaver 31 4 9 .308 5.84 27 13 1 1 0 91.0 112 70 59 7 39 2 88 4 0 7 1.659 11.1 0.7 3.9 8.7 2.26
17 Paul Zahn 25 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 9.0 2.00
17 Players 26.7 87 53 .621 3.34 140 140 97 43 14 38 1215.0 1182 553 451 91 450 35 979 36 3 49 1.343 8.8 0.7 3.3 7.3 2.18
* - 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
Danny Breeden 69 505 31 7 9 .987 7.77 12
Jim Hibbs 63 392 28 5 3 .988 6.67 4
Jim Saul 11 70 3 3 1 .961 6.64 0
Frank Fernandez 10 61 5 0 2 1.000 6.60 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pat Bourque 118 1033 77 11 100 .990 9.41
Ossie Blanco 20 176 7 2 15 .989 9.15
Ronnie Matney 2 18 1 2 0 .905 9.50
Danny Breeden 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
Terry Hughes 1 6 1 0 0 1.000 7.00
Horace Porter 1 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Montreuil 76 137 186 6 35 .982 4.25
Frank Coggins 60 113 168 16 41 .946 4.68
Horace Porter 21 33 46 5 6 .940 3.76
Terry Hughes 4 3 11 0 1 1.000 3.50
Bill North 3 9 4 2 3 .867 4.33
Jose Ortiz 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Terry Hughes 49 32 89 6 8 .953 2.47
Horace Porter 42 27 57 7 3 .923 2.00
Frank Coggins 36 28 54 2 4 .976 2.28
Cleo James 23 12 45 8 5 .877 2.48
Al Montreuil 7 3 7 0 0 1.000 1.43
Ossie Blanco 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
Danny Breeden 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Rosello 137 215 436 35 88 .949 4.75
Frank Coggins 5 4 2 1 1 .857 1.20
Horace Porter 4 6 8 2 3 .875 3.50
Al Montreuil 2 2 5 1 0 .875 3.50
Terry Hughes 1 2 3 0 1 1.000 5.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cleo James 107 191 7 5 3 .975 1.85
Jose Ortiz 96 111 7 4 1 .967 1.23
Ossie Blanco 65 80 4 10 1 .894 1.29
Gene Hiser 63 101 4 4 0 .963 1.67
Ronnie Matney 56 65 2 0 1 1.000 1.20
Bill North 27 72 4 3 0 .962 2.81
Art Shamsky 23 24 1 2 0 .926 1.09
Terry Hughes 20 29 3 0 1 1.000 1.60
Jim Hibbs 5 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.20
Roberto Rodriguez 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jim Saul 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Tompkins 51 1 16 2 1 .895 0.33
Roberto Rodriguez 47 2 11 2 3 .867 0.28
Skip Guinn 28 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.43 Stats for 2 teams
Floyd Weaver 27 3 11 0 0 1.000 0.52
Larry Gura 26 2 20 1 0 .957 0.85
Bill Kelso 26 5 23 1 2 .966 1.08 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Todd 26 12 33 3 3 .938 1.73
Joe Decker 25 13 24 0 2 1.000 1.48
Paul Reuschel 22 6 22 2 1 .933 1.27
Bill Bonham 18 7 21 1 2 .966 1.56
Rick Reuschel 12 9 35 2 0 .957 3.67
Ralph Rickey 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Tom Badcock 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ignacio Bracamontes 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Ronnie Matney 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Paul Zahn 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.50
Jim Dunegan 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Tom Badcock 22 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 13, 1949 Summit, NJ, US
Ossie Blanco 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 8, 1945 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Bill Bonham 23 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 1, 1948 Glendale, CA, US
Pat Bourque 25 L L 6' 0.0" 210 Mar 23, 1947 Worcester, MA, US
Ignacio Bracamontes 21 L L 6' 4.0" 185 Sep 9, 1950 San Diego, CA, US
Danny Breeden 30 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 27, 1942 Albany, GA, US
Frank Coggins 28 S R 6' 2.0" 187 May 22, 1944 Griffin, GA, US
Joe Decker 25 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 16, 1947 Storm Lake, IA, US
Jim Dunegan 24 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 6, 1947 Burlington, IA, US
Frank Fernandez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 16, 1943 Staten Island, NY, US
Skip Guinn 27 R L 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 25, 1944 St. Charles, MO, US
Larry Gura 24 S L 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 26, 1947 Joliet, IL, US
Jim Hibbs 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Sep 10, 1944 Klamath Falls, OR, US
Gene Hiser 23 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 11, 1948 Baltimore, MD, US
Terry Hughes 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 13, 1949 Spartanburg, SC, US
Cleo James 31 R R 5' 10.0" 176 Aug 31, 1940 Clarksdale, MS, US
Bill Kelso 32 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Feb 19, 1940 Kansas City, MO, US
Ronnie Matney 25 S L 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 1, 1947 Mobile, AL, US
Al Montreuil 28 R R 5' 5.0" 158 Aug 23, 1943 New Orleans, LA, US
Bill North 24 S R 5' 11.0" 185 May 15, 1948 Seattle, WA, US
Jose Ortiz 25 R R 5' 9.0" 155 Jun 25, 1947 Ponce, PR
Horace Porter 24 L R 5' 11.0" 155 Sep 19, 1947 Charlotte, NC, US
Paul Reuschel 25 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Jan 12, 1947 Quincy, IL, US
Rick Reuschel 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 May 16, 1949 Quincy, IL, US
Ralph Rickey 25 S R 6' 3.0" 205 Dec 8, 1946 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Roberto Rodriguez 31 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Feb 5, 1941 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Dave Rosello 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jun 26, 1950 Mayaguez, PR
Jim Saul 32 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 24, 1939 Bristol, VA, US
Art Shamsky 30 L L 6' 1.0" 168 Oct 14, 1941 St. Louis, MO, US
Jim Todd 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 21, 1947 Lancaster, PA, US
Ron Tompkins 27 R R 6' 4.0" 198 Nov 27, 1944 San Diego, CA, US
Floyd Weaver 31 R R 6' 4.0" 195 May 12, 1941 Ben Franklin, TX, US
Paul Zahn 25 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 21, 1947 Des Moines, IA, US

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