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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 20 107 271 38 5 2 1 .140 .185 50
2 Paul Branca 18 11 20 2 0 0 0 .100 .100 2
3 Michael Brown 21 12 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
4 Richard Buff 20 20 47 7 0 1 1 .149 .255 12
5 Charles Burton 20 15 23 1 0 0 0 .043 .043 1
6 Robert Carson 18 108 344 86 11 9 6 .250 .387 133
7 Al Closter* 25 5 7 2 1 0 0 .286 .429 3
8 Patrick Cluney 21 69 194 45 4 4 3 .232 .340 66
9 Loyd Colson 20 21 9 1 1 0 0 .111 .222 2
10 Terence Echan# 20 13 40 7 1 0 0 .175 .200 8
11 Robert Elliott 18 3 5 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
12 John Ellis 19 70 207 51 10 3 6 .246 .411 85
13 William Elmore* 23 43 120 19 4 1 0 .158 .208 25
14 Craig Fellows 19 6 4 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
15 Bill Fisher 19 15 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
16 Tom Foster* 21 19 16 2 0 0 0 .125 .125 2
17 Michael Gallego 22 15 44 6 0 0 0 .136 .136 6
18 Cesar Geronimo* 20 109 324 63 11 5 1 .194 .269 87
19 William Goble 23 24 51 8 0 1 0 .157 .196 10
20 Steven Grotemeyer 19 23 55 5 0 0 1 .091 .145 8
21 Mario Guerrero 18 91 317 72 5 1 1 .227 .259 82
22 David Gunderman 18 43 158 29 3 2 5 .184 .323 51
23 Robert Hefflinger* 19 6 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
24 Steve Kline 20 5 10 4 0 0 0 .400 .400 4
25 Gary Lautzenhiser* 22 26 83 11 2 0 0 .133 .157 13
26 Lew Lawson 21 88 271 61 10 3 2 .225 .306 83
27 Thomas Lawton* 23 21 6 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 John Leavell 21 15 27 3 0 0 0 .111 .111 3
29 Charles Lelas# 22 73 176 36 2 2 1 .205 .256 45
30 John Martin 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
31 Stephen Moyer 20 14 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
32 Alfonzo Neal# 19 66 179 24 4 0 1 .134 .173 31
33 Perry Pappas 22 15 10 3 0 0 1 .300 .600 6
34 Gerry Pirtle 20 24 56 7 0 0 0 .125 .125 7
35 Alonzo Ramirez* 20 4 7 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 1
36 Evelio Ramos* 20 10 41 8 0 1 0 .195 .244 10
37 Neil Swanson* 19 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Gary Timberlake 19 10 19 3 0 0 0 .158 .158 3
39 William Tomlinson 22 4 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
40 Rusty Torres# 19 126 340 78 6 13 3 .229 .350 119
41 David Walsh 19 30 59 10 1 0 2 .169 .288 17
42 Walter Walters 19 22 42 6 0 0 0 .143 .143 6
43 Fred Winston 22 122 384 95 13 4 8 .247 .365 140
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 28.0 22 11 11 2 13 1.250 7.1 0.6 4.2
2 Charles Burton 20 4 6 .400 2.42 15 10 78.0 72 25 21 0 22 1.205 8.3 0.0 2.5
3 Al Closter* 25 2 2 .500 0.72 5 4 25.0 12 7 2 1 6 0.720 4.3 0.4 2.2
4 Loyd Colson 20 2 5 .286 4.60 21 2 43.0 47 23 22 2 12 1.372 9.8 0.4 2.5
5 Robert Elliott 18 1 2 .333 4.15 3 3 13.0 12 13 6 0 10 1.692 8.3 0.0 6.9
6 Craig Fellows 19 0 2 .000 5.06 6 1 16.0 17 13 9 1 7 1.500 9.6 0.6 3.9
7 Bill Fisher 19 2 2 .500 4.50 15 5 42.0 42 28 21 1 32 1.762 9.0 0.2 6.9
8 Tom Foster 21 3 2 .600 1.89 19 5 57.0 49 14 12 2 12 1.070 7.7 0.3 1.9
9 William Goble 23 9 8 .529 3.47 24 24 148.0 142 71 57 5 35 1.196 8.6 0.3 2.1
10 Steve Kline 20 1 4 .200 3.90 5 5 30.0 40 20 13 2 3 1.433 12.0 0.6 0.9
11 Thomas Lawton* 23 3 4 .429 1.67 21 0 27.0 26 11 5 1 4 1.111 8.7 0.3 1.3
12 John Leavell 21 3 5 .375 2.14 15 9 80.0 67 24 19 3 20 1.088 7.5 0.3 2.2
13 John Martin 19 0 0 10.80 2 0 5.0 8 11 6 1 9 3.400 14.4 1.8 16.2
14 Stephen Moyer 20 1 4 .200 6.52 14 5 40.0 49 36 29 2 20 1.725 11.0 0.4 4.5
15 Perry Pappas 22 1 2 .333 3.60 15 3 45.0 42 22 18 1 18 1.333 8.4 0.2 3.6
16 Gerry Pirtle 20 14 8 .636 2.09 24 24 172.0 139 51 40 5 35 1.012 7.3 0.3 1.8
17 Alonzo Ramirez 20 1 3 .250 3.27 4 4 22.0 23 11 8 1 6 1.318 9.4 0.4 2.5
18 Neil Swanson* 19 1 1 .500 4.09 4 1 11.0 11 9 5 0 9 1.818 9.0 0.0 7.4
19 Gary Timberlake* 19 5 3 .625 1.80 10 8 60.0 46 18 12 0 15 1.017 6.9 0.0 2.2
20 William Tomlinson 22 0 0 15.75 4 0 4.0 6 7 7 0 8 3.500 13.5 0.0 18.0
21 David Walsh 19 0 0 0.00 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0
22 Walter Walters 19 7 11 .389 2.78 22 22 139.0 121 65 43 3 29 1.079 7.8 0.2 1.9
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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Goble 24 0.00
Gerry Pirtle 24 0.00
Walter Walters 22 0.00
Loyd Colson 21 0.00
Thomas Lawton 21 0.00
Tom Foster 19 0.00
Charles Burton 15 0.00
Bill Fisher 15 0.00
John Leavell 15 0.00
Perry Pappas 15 0.00
Stephen Moyer 14 0.00
Michael Brown 12 0.00
Gary Timberlake 10 0.00
Craig Fellows 6 0.00
Al Closter 5 0.00
Steve Kline 5 0.00
Alonzo Ramirez 4 0.00
Neil Swanson 4 0.00
William Tomlinson 4 0.00
Robert Elliott 3 0.00
John Martin 2 0.00

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
John 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
Stephen 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 City, 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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