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1968 Fort Lauderdale Yankees

1968 > Class A > 1968 Florida State League (East)
Overall: 62-75
Scored 423 runs, Allowed 490 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-78

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Billy Shantz
Represented: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1967 / 1969

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 George Blaum 20 107 319 271 32 38 5 2 1 14 7 9 29 77 .140 .256 .185 .440 50 14 2 3
2 Paul Branca 18 11 25 20 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 .100 .250 .100 .350 2 1 1 0
3 Michael Brown 21 12 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 1 0
4 Richard Buff 20 20 55 47 2 7 0 1 1 7 0 0 3 15 .149 .189 .255 .444 12 0 2 3
5 Charles Burton 20 15 29 23 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 12 .043 .241 .043 .285 1 1 0 0
6 Robert Carson 18 108 401 344 40 86 11 9 6 59 3 3 46 81 .250 .347 .387 .733 133 7 0 4
7 Al Closter* 25 5 10 7 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .286 .444 .429 .873 3 0 1 0
8 Patrick Cluney 21 69 211 194 15 45 4 4 3 23 3 1 15 26 .232 .286 .340 .626 66 0 1 1
9 Loyd Colson 20 22 10 9 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .111 .200 .222 .422 2 0 0 0
10 Terence Echan# 20 13 46 40 5 7 1 0 0 4 1 0 5 6 .175 .267 .200 .467 8 0 1 0
11 Robert Elliott 18 3 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0
12 John Ellis 19 70 238 207 28 51 10 3 6 22 2 2 27 46 .246 .332 .411 .743 85 1 0 3
13 William Elmore* 23 43 134 120 6 19 4 1 0 5 0 0 12 15 .158 .246 .208 .455 25 2 0 0
14 Craig Fellows 19 6 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
15 Bill Fisher 19 15 10 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 1 0 0
16 Tom Foster* 21 19 17 16 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 1 0
17 Michael Gallego 22 15 58 44 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 10 .136 .328 .136 .464 6 0 0 1
18 Cesar Geronimo* 20 109 354 324 35 63 11 5 1 27 7 2 23 76 .194 .258 .269 .526 87 5 1 1
19 William Goble 23 26 54 51 6 8 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 25 .157 .173 .196 .369 10 0 2 0
20 Steven Grotemeyer 19 23 60 55 3 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 5 30 .091 .167 .145 .312 8 0 0 0
21 Mario Guerrero 18 91 345 317 28 72 5 1 1 14 4 0 21 30 .227 .282 .259 .540 82 3 4 0
22 David Gunderman 18 43 177 158 22 29 3 2 5 24 2 3 15 60 .184 .256 .323 .578 51 1 1 2
23 Robert Hefflinger* 19 6 38 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 2 .167 .868 .167 1.035 1 0 0 0
24 Steve Kline 20 6 11 10 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .400 .400 .400 .800 4 0 1 0
25 Gary Lautzenhiser* 22 26 100 83 1 11 2 0 0 5 0 0 15 17 .133 .265 .157 .422 13 0 2 0
26 Lew Lawson 21 88 316 271 18 61 10 3 2 32 2 1 38 78 .225 .328 .306 .634 83 4 2 1
27 Thomas Lawton* 23 21 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
28 Richard Leavell 21 15 29 27 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 .111 .143 .111 .254 3 0 1 0
29 Charles Lelas# 22 73 217 176 19 36 2 2 1 14 4 1 34 51 .205 .343 .256 .598 45 4 1 2
30 John Martin 19 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
31 Steve Moyer 20 14 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .273 .200 .473 2 0 1 0
32 Alfonzo Neal# 19 66 203 179 13 24 4 0 1 10 3 3 16 42 .134 .211 .173 .384 31 2 4 2
33 Perry Pappas 22 15 10 10 1 3 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 4 .300 .300 .600 .900 6 0 0 0
34 Gerry Pirtle 20 24 62 56 2 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 .125 .169 .125 .294 7 2 3 0
35 Alonzo Ramirez* 20 4 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 1 0
36 Evelio Ramos* 20 10 41 41 5 8 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 9 .195 .195 .244 .439 10 0 0 0
37 Neil Swanson* 19 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
38 Gary Timberlake 19 10 23 19 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 5 .158 .273 .158 .431 3 0 1 0
39 William Tomlinson 22 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0
40 Rusty Torres# 19 126 417 340 47 78 6 13 3 26 11 5 68 86 .229 .365 .350 .715 119 5 3 1
41 David Walsh 19 30 69 59 4 10 1 0 2 11 0 0 7 12 .169 .265 .288 .553 17 1 1 1
42 Walter Walters 19 22 50 42 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 9 .143 .213 .143 .356 6 0 3 1
43 Fred Winston 22 122 465 384 69 95 13 4 8 23 55 17 71 125 .247 .371 .365 .735 140 6 1 3
43 Players 20.0 137 4618 3999 423 800 94 52 43 347 105 41 489 1031 .200 .295 .282 .577 1127 60 41 29 21
* - 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 Michael Brown 21 2 1 .667 3.54 12 2 0 0 28.0 22 11 11 2 13 0 14 0 0 2 1.250 7.1 0.6 4.2 4.5 1.08
2 Charles Burton 20 4 6 .400 2.42 15 10 4 0 78.0 72 25 21 0 22 1 28 2 0 5 1.205 8.3 0.0 2.5 3.2 1.27
3 Al Closter* 25 2 2 .500 0.72 5 4 2 1 25.0 12 7 2 1 6 0 19 0 0 0 0.720 4.3 0.4 2.2 6.8 3.17
4 Loyd Colson 20 2 5 .286 4.60 21 2 1 0 43.0 47 23 22 2 12 3 38 3 0 1 1.372 9.8 0.4 2.5 8.0 3.17
5 Robert Elliott 18 1 2 .333 4.15 3 3 0 0 13.0 12 13 6 0 10 0 11 0 2 0 1.692 8.3 0.0 6.9 7.6 1.10
6 Craig Fellows 19 0 2 .000 5.06 6 1 0 0 16.0 17 13 9 1 7 0 10 0 0 2 1.500 9.6 0.6 3.9 5.6 1.43
7 Bill Fisher 19 2 2 .500 4.50 15 5 0 0 42.0 42 28 21 1 32 0 29 4 0 6 1.762 9.0 0.2 6.9 6.2 0.91
8 Tom Foster 21 3 2 .600 1.89 19 5 4 2 57.0 49 14 12 2 12 0 23 4 1 1 1.070 7.7 0.3 1.9 3.6 1.92
9 William Goble 23 9 8 .529 3.47 24 24 9 3 148.0 142 71 57 5 35 1 99 15 2 5 1.196 8.6 0.3 2.1 6.0 2.83
10 Steve Kline 20 1 4 .200 3.90 5 5 2 1 30.0 40 20 13 2 3 0 28 0 0 0 1.433 12.0 0.6 0.9 8.4 9.33
11 Thomas Lawton* 23 3 4 .429 1.67 21 0 0 0 27.0 26 11 5 1 4 1 22 2 0 0 1.111 8.7 0.3 1.3 7.3 5.50
12 Richard Leavell 21 3 5 .375 2.14 15 9 6 2 80.0 67 24 19 3 20 2 63 1 0 1 1.088 7.5 0.3 2.2 7.1 3.15
13 John Martin 19 0 0 10.80 2 0 0 0 5.0 8 11 6 1 9 0 3 1 0 1 3.400 14.4 1.8 16.2 5.4 0.33
14 Steve Moyer 20 1 4 .200 6.52 14 5 0 0 40.0 49 36 29 2 20 0 21 3 2 5 1.725 11.0 0.4 4.5 4.7 1.05
15 Perry Pappas 22 1 2 .333 3.60 15 3 0 0 45.0 42 22 18 1 18 2 24 5 0 1 1.333 8.4 0.2 3.6 4.8 1.33
16 Gerry Pirtle 20 14 8 .636 2.09 24 24 13 3 172.0 139 51 40 5 35 0 141 3 0 5 1.012 7.3 0.3 1.8 7.4 4.03
17 Alonzo Ramirez 20 1 3 .250 3.27 4 4 2 1 22.0 23 11 8 1 6 0 14 0 0 1 1.318 9.4 0.4 2.5 5.7 2.33
18 Neil Swanson* 19 1 1 .500 4.09 4 1 0 0 11.0 11 9 5 0 9 0 13 0 0 0 1.818 9.0 0.0 7.4 10.6 1.44
19 Gary Timberlake* 19 5 3 .625 1.80 10 8 5 3 60.0 46 18 12 0 15 0 52 0 0 2 1.017 6.9 0.0 2.2 7.8 3.47
20 William Tomlinson 22 0 0 15.75 4 0 0 0 4.0 6 7 7 0 8 0 0 1 0 3 3.500 13.5 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
21 David Walsh 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 27.0
22 Walter Walters 19 7 11 .389 2.78 22 22 11 1 139.0 121 65 43 3 29 0 74 11 0 6 1.079 7.8 0.2 1.9 4.8 2.55
22 Players 20.6 62 75 .453 3.03 137 137 78 59 17 1087.1 993 490 366 33 325 10 729 55 7 47 4595 1.212 8.2 0.3 2.7 6.0 2.24
* - 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
John Ellis 61 327 32 6 0 .984 5.89 14
William Elmore 40 219 17 6 1 .975 5.90 6
Steven Grotemeyer 20 82 11 1 1 .989 4.65 6
David Walsh 20 114 6 2 0 .984 6.00 6
Paul Branca 5 28 2 1 1 .968 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Patrick Cluney 60 441 28 10 31 .979 7.82
Charles Lelas 47 392 25 5 22 .988 8.87
Gary Lautzenhiser 23 197 12 3 19 .986 9.09
Evelio Ramos 10 89 10 0 7 1.000 9.90
Robert Hefflinger 2 4 1 0 0 1.000 2.50
George Blaum 1 11 1 0 0 1.000 12.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alfonzo Neal 64 102 109 9 16 .959 3.30
George Blaum 38 54 75 8 12 .942 3.39
David Gunderman 30 57 67 18 15 .873 4.13
Terence Echan 12 26 34 6 10 .909 5.00
Rusty Torres 6 19 16 1 3 .972 5.83
Michael Gallego 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lew Lawson 86 63 145 18 8 .920 2.42
George Blaum 43 40 78 5 5 .959 2.74
Richard Buff 15 12 34 1 3 .979 3.07
David Gunderman 4 4 5 4 0 .692 2.25
Alfonzo Neal 2 1 3 1 0 .800 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mario Guerrero 91 110 195 25 25 .924 3.35
George Blaum 27 35 83 5 15 .959 4.37
Michael Gallego 14 12 39 5 4 .911 3.64
David Gunderman 10 15 26 4 4 .911 4.10

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Winston 114 150 2 14 0 .916 1.33
Robert Carson 103 147 11 4 1 .975 1.53
Cesar Geronimo 99 186 17 4 0 .981 2.05
Rusty Torres 99 150 13 14 0 .921 1.65
Charles Lelas 11 15 0 2 0 .882 1.36
Richard Buff 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Goble 24 13 36 4 1 .925 2.04
Gerry Pirtle 24 10 29 3 2 .929 1.63
Walter Walters 22 19 43 3 2 .954 2.82
Loyd Colson 21 5 9 1 0 .933 0.67
Thomas Lawton 21 0 5 0 0 1.000 0.24
Tom Foster 19 1 12 0 2 1.000 0.68
Charles Burton 15 6 15 1 2 .955 1.40
Bill Fisher 15 0 8 1 2 .889 0.53
Richard Leavell 15 7 12 1 0 .950 1.27
Perry Pappas 15 3 10 1 1 .929 0.87
Steve Moyer 14 3 13 0 1 1.000 1.14
Michael Brown 12 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.50
Gary Timberlake 10 3 13 3 0 .842 1.60
Craig Fellows 6 4 2 1 0 .857 1.00
Al Closter 5 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.20
Steve Kline 5 2 6 1 0 .889 1.60
Alonzo Ramirez 4 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.50
Neil Swanson 4 0 2 1 0 .667 0.50
William Tomlinson 4 0.00
Robert Elliott 3 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33
John Martin 2 0 1 2 0 .333 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
George Blaum 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Aug 5, 1947 Brooklyn, NY, US
Paul Branca 18 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 19, 1949 Manhattan, NY, US
Michael Brown 21 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Jan 23, 1947 San Diego, CA, US
Richard Buff 20 R R 6' 0.0" 195 1948
Charles Burton 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 15, 1947 Fort Worth, TX, US
Robert Carson 18 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 10, 1949 Muskogee, OK, US
Al Closter 25 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 15, 1943 Creighton, NE, US
Patrick Cluney 21 R L 6' 2.0" 195 May 19, 1947
Loyd Colson 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 4, 1947 Wellington, TX, US
Terence Echan 20 S R 5' 9.0" 170 Jun 6, 1948 Santa Ana, CA, US
Robert Elliott 18 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 24, 1949
John Ellis 19 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Aug 21, 1948 New London, CT, US
William Elmore 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Mar 21, 1945 Gordo, AL, US
Craig Fellows 19 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Apr 14, 1949 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bill Fisher 19 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 29, 1948 Tahlequah, OK, US
Tom Foster 21 L R 6' 0.0" 155 1947
Michael Gallego 22 R R 5' 10.0" 159 1946
Cesar Geronimo 20 L L 6' 0.0" 165 Mar 11, 1948 El Seibo, El Seibo, DO
William Goble 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 6, 1944 Lakin, KS, US
Steven Grotemeyer 19 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 26, 1948 Peoria, IL, US
Mario Guerrero 18 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Sep 28, 1949 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
David Gunderman 18 R R 6' 0.0" 183 Jul 1, 1949 Morrilton, AR, US
Robert Hefflinger 19 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1949
Steve Kline 20 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 6, 1947 Wenatchee, WA, US
Gary Lautzenhiser 22 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1946
Lew Lawson 21 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 30, 1946 Terre Haute, IN, US
Thomas Lawton 23 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1945
Richard Leavell 21 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1947
Charles Lelas 22 S L 6' 0.0" 185 May 8, 1946 Bridgeport, CT, US
John Martin 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1949
Steve Moyer 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 26, 1948 Everett, WA, US
Alfonzo Neal 19 S R 5' 9.0" 179 Dec 17, 1948 Longview, TX, US
Perry Pappas 22 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 17, 1946
Gerry Pirtle 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1947 Tulsa, OK, US
Alonzo Ramirez 20 L R 6' 0.0" 167 1948
Evelio Ramos 20 L L 5' 10.0" 171 Oct 17, 1947 Guayanilla, PR
Neil Swanson 19 L L 6' 3.0" 170 Aug 14, 1948 New York, NY, US
Gary Timberlake 19 R L 6' 2.0" 205 Aug 9, 1948 Laconia, IN, US
William Tomlinson 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1946
Rusty Torres 19 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 30, 1948 Aguadilla, PR
David Walsh 19 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 19, 1949 Redding, CA, US
Walter Walters 19 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 5, 1948 Douglas, AZ, US
Fred Winston 22 R R 6' 3.0" 196 Jun 19, 1946

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