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1985 Birmingham Barons

1985 > Class AA > 1985 Southern League (West)
Overall: 57-86
Scored 636 runs, Allowed 784 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 58-85

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Gordon MacKenzie, Jerry Grote, Frank Franchi and Mark DeJohn
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1984 / 1986

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 Pedro Chavez 23 55 208 189 20 42 2 1 0 18 7 2 15 21 .222 .282 .243 .525 46 1 2 1 0
2 Cary Colbert 25 6 23 19 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 .211 .348 .211 .558 4 0 0 0 1
3 Curtis Cornwell* 24 38 136 121 13 30 5 2 1 9 0 0 11 16 .248 .308 .347 .655 42 0 3 1 0
4 Steve Eagar 23 94 335 285 29 56 10 0 3 18 0 0 37 47 .196 .291 .263 .555 75 2 9 2 0
5 Bruce Fields* 24 114 482 421 59 136 24 4 2 41 9 6 54 50 .323 .400 .413 .814 174 3 0 4 1
6 Jerry Grote 42 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 1 0 0
7 Rod Hobbs 26 135 582 496 88 141 23 7 7 66 7 13 73 77 .284 .376 .401 .777 199 4 2 7 0
8 John Hotchkiss 25 73 260 232 23 46 9 1 5 29 1 2 23 39 .198 .270 .310 .581 72 1 1 3 3
9 Theodore Lawrence 22 3 12 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .125 .417 .125 .542 1 1 0 0 0
10 Scott Lusader* 20 21 83 77 13 26 3 4 2 14 0 0 5 12 .338 .373 .558 .932 43 0 0 1 0
11 Scotti Madison# 25 37 157 121 28 39 8 1 5 25 2 1 35 12 .322 .478 .529 1.007 64 1 0 0 5
12 Robert Mills 21 113 416 371 42 95 9 1 2 29 4 4 34 55 .256 .324 .302 .626 112 5 3 3 0
13 Dan Norman 30 118 482 439 67 116 19 1 19 80 2 3 38 76 .264 .326 .442 .768 194 3 0 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
14 Rey Palacios 22 35 126 110 14 29 4 0 2 16 2 2 11 13 .264 .339 .355 .693 39 2 2 1 0
15 Rondal Rollin 26 142 569 518 80 134 28 1 30 108 1 1 40 143 .259 .313 .490 .804 254 4 1 6 4
16 Luis Rosado 29 37 133 122 12 42 7 0 2 19 0 1 9 11 .344 .383 .451 .834 55 0 0 2 0
17 Benny Ruiz 23 112 388 352 33 82 10 1 0 28 4 3 25 32 .233 .281 .267 .548 94 0 7 4 1
18 Mark Smith 23 88 356 338 37 83 17 1 5 34 0 1 12 30 .246 .275 .346 .621 117 3 0 3 1
19 Gary Springer# 25 120 520 408 78 103 19 1 8 41 9 8 105 39 .252 .408 .363 .771 148 2 5 0 1
20 Reginald Thomas* 25 19 55 50 6 11 1 0 1 5 1 0 4 12 .220 .273 .300 .573 15 0 0 1 0
21 Jim Walewander# 23 14 48 45 3 13 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 3 .289 .319 .333 .652 15 0 1 0 0
22 Don Werner 32 10 35 32 6 6 1 1 1 4 0 0 2 2 .188 .257 .375 .632 12 1 0 0 0
22 Players 24.7 143 5284 4637 636 1198 195 27 91 570 49 49 539 675 .258 .337 .371 .708 1720 31 37 40 18
* - 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 Ricky Barlow 22 1 5 .167 8.38 18 11 3 0 0 0 63.1 88 74 59 13 55 1 39 2 1 6 2.258 12.5 1.8 7.8 5.5 0.71
2 Fred Breining 29 8 4 .667 2.88 12 12 0 8 1 0 97.0 93 36 31 6 25 0 45 2 0 3 1.216 8.6 0.6 2.3 4.2 1.80
3 Jeffrey Conner* 26 1 0 1.000 2.29 3 3 0 0 0 0 19.2 17 5 5 0 9 0 12 0 0 3 1.322 7.8 0.0 4.1 5.5 1.33
4 Kerry Cook 24 1 4 .200 9.64 12 4 7 0 0 0 23.1 34 27 25 3 12 2 7 4 0 2 1.971 13.1 1.2 4.6 2.7 0.58 Stats for 2 teams
5 Wayne Dotson 20 1 5 .167 4.85 8 8 0 1 0 0 42.2 42 26 23 6 30 0 22 2 1 8 1.688 8.9 1.3 6.3 4.6 0.73
6 Kevin Furman 27 1 2 .333 5.01 19 4 7 0 0 1 41.1 46 37 23 5 26 0 17 2 1 4 1.742 10.0 1.1 5.7 3.7 0.65
7 Paul Gibson* 25 8 8 .500 4.12 36 14 5 2 2 1 144.1 135 73 66 13 63 1 79 0 0 4 1.372 8.4 0.8 3.9 4.9 1.25
8 Michael Gorman 25 6 0 1.000 3.35 23 2 8 1 0 2 40.1 32 21 15 3 25 1 29 1 0 4 1.413 7.1 0.7 5.6 6.5 1.16 Stats for 2 teams
9 Don Heinkel 25 2 5 .286 4.89 10 10 0 2 0 0 57.0 77 31 31 9 18 0 33 3 0 4 1.667 12.2 1.4 2.8 5.2 1.83
10 Mike Henneman 23 3 5 .375 5.76 46 0 38 0 0 9 70.1 88 50 45 6 28 4 40 7 0 3 1.649 11.3 0.8 3.6 5.1 1.43
11 William Hinz 23 1 3 .250 5.88 7 5 0 0 0 0 26.0 19 18 17 4 35 0 9 2 0 0 2.077 6.6 1.4 12.1 3.1 0.26
12 John Hotchkiss 25 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 3.4
13 Duane James 23 4 7 .364 5.38 18 12 2 3 0 1 77.0 72 52 46 6 58 2 59 7 5 11 1.688 8.4 0.7 6.8 6.9 1.02
14 Al Labozzetta* 22 2 3 .400 6.49 10 10 0 0 0 0 52.2 74 43 38 11 27 0 23 1 2 0 1.918 12.6 1.9 4.6 3.9 0.85
15 Scott Medvin 23 3 3 .500 3.13 13 0 12 0 0 1 23.0 14 10 8 1 12 0 17 3 0 6 1.130 5.5 0.4 4.7 6.7 1.42
16 Ramon Pena 23 6 7 .462 4.34 47 1 31 0 0 3 95.1 95 53 46 12 44 4 70 8 0 5 1.458 9.0 1.1 4.2 6.6 1.59
17 Joseph Perrotte* 24 0 1 .000 27.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 5.2 15 17 17 1 10 0 3 1 0 1 4.412 23.8 1.6 15.9 4.8 0.30
18 Gerald Phillion* 23 0 0 14.73 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 4 6 6 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.182 9.8 2.5 9.8 2.5 0.25
19 Jim Rasmussen 29 0 0 6.14 3 0 1 0 0 0 7.1 7 5 5 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1.364 8.6 1.2 3.7 3.7 1.00
20 Jeff Robinson 23 4 8 .333 5.09 22 22 0 2 1 0 115.0 142 79 65 14 59 0 67 6 0 14 1.748 11.1 1.1 4.6 5.2 1.14
21 Steve Searcy* 21 2 2 .500 3.19 7 7 0 0 0 0 36.2 39 17 13 1 23 1 19 2 0 2 1.691 9.6 0.2 5.6 4.7 0.83
22 Mark Shiflett* 26 4 8 .333 5.28 19 14 4 2 1 0 90.1 106 61 53 14 40 0 48 1 10 3 1.616 10.6 1.4 4.0 4.8 1.20
23 Jim Siwy 26 0 1 .000 6.75 5 0 2 0 0 0 8.0 8 9 6 0 7 0 2 0 0 1 1.875 9.0 0.0 7.9 2.2 0.29
24 Gary Springer 25 0 0 4.50 3 0 3 0 0 0 4.0 2 2 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.5 2.2 4.5 6.8 1.50
25 Daniel St. Clair 28 0 0 10.24 5 0 2 0 0 1 9.2 15 12 11 2 9 1 3 3 0 0 2.483 14.0 1.9 8.4 2.8 0.33
26 Thomas Zmudosky 24 1 8 .111 4.99 42 5 10 2 1 2 106.1 133 68 59 11 48 2 31 5 1 5 1.702 11.3 0.9 4.1 2.6 0.65 Stats for 2 teams
26 Players 24.0 57 86 .399 5.05 143 143 120 23 8 18 1205.1 1317 784 676 139 644 17 653 60 21 86 1.627 9.8 1.0 4.8 4.9 1.01
* - 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
Steve Eagar 93 444 43 15 5 .970 5.24 17
Scotti Madison 19 88 13 0 1 1.000 5.32 2
Rey Palacios 15 66 8 3 3 .961 4.93 1
Luis Rosado 9 42 4 0 1 1.000 5.11 0
Don Werner 9 52 4 2 0 .966 6.22 0
Theodore Lawrence 3 16 1 4 0 .810 5.67 1
Jerry Grote 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Smith 59 439 26 3 43 .994 7.88
John Hotchkiss 30 223 11 2 30 .992 7.80
Luis Rosado 24 182 16 1 19 .995 8.25
Scotti Madison 15 116 9 1 8 .992 8.33
Dan Norman 15 82 2 3 12 .966 5.60 Stats for 2 teams
Rey Palacios 10 79 8 1 8 .989 8.70
Cary Colbert 5 34 2 2 6 .947 7.20
Robert Mills 5 27 4 0 3 1.000 6.20
Steve Eagar 1 8 2 0 1 1.000 10.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Springer 106 233 272 14 76 .973 4.76
Benny Ruiz 17 29 25 0 6 1.000 3.18
Pedro Chavez 14 37 34 3 12 .959 5.07
Jim Walewander 14 22 33 1 8 .982 3.93

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Mills 89 75 159 24 16 .907 2.63
John Hotchkiss 20 19 29 6 5 .889 2.40
Benny Ruiz 18 11 52 4 7 .940 3.50
Rey Palacios 13 8 27 4 3 .897 2.69
Pedro Chavez 7 2 11 1 0 .929 1.86
Scotti Madison 3 1 5 1 0 .857 2.00
Gary Springer 2 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Benny Ruiz 81 122 223 16 55 .956 4.26
Pedro Chavez 35 50 86 7 16 .951 3.89
John Hotchkiss 28 31 58 7 11 .927 3.18
Gary Springer 13 13 29 3 9 .933 3.23
Robert Mills 1 3 3 0 0 1.000 6.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rod Hobbs 135 370 4 8 2 .979 2.77
Bruce Fields 93 228 10 5 3 .979 2.56
Rondal Rollin 82 164 5 4 0 .977 2.06
Dan Norman 58 104 7 6 5 .949 1.91 Stats for 2 teams
Curtis Cornwell 33 63 3 5 0 .930 2.00
Mark Smith 31 58 3 1 1 .984 1.97
Scott Lusader 21 49 1 0 0 1.000 2.38
Reginald Thomas 12 13 1 2 1 .875 1.17

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Pena 47 4 14 1 0 .947 0.38
Mike Henneman 46 1 16 0 0 1.000 0.37
Thomas Zmudosky 42 11 27 4 3 .905 0.90 Stats for 2 teams
Paul Gibson 36 2 13 1 1 .938 0.42
Michael Gorman 23 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.26 Stats for 2 teams
Jeff Robinson 22 4 23 1 4 .964 1.23
Kevin Furman 19 3 6 1 0 .900 0.47
Mark Shiflett 19 2 20 3 0 .880 1.16
Ricky Barlow 18 3 6 2 1 .818 0.50
Duane James 18 3 2 3 0 .625 0.28
Scott Medvin 13 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.23
Fred Breining 12 4 6 0 1 1.000 0.83
Kerry Cook 12 3 1 2 0 .667 0.33 Stats for 2 teams
Don Heinkel 10 4 7 0 0 1.000 1.10
Al Labozzetta 10 4 3 0 1 1.000 0.70
Wayne Dotson 8 6 8 1 1 .933 1.75
William Hinz 7 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.43
Steve Searcy 7 1 4 1 0 .833 0.71
Jim Siwy 5 1 1 1 0 .667 0.40
Daniel St. Clair 5 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.20
Jeffrey Conner 3 3 5 0 0 1.000 2.67
Jim Rasmussen 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Gary Springer 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
John Hotchkiss 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Joseph Perrotte 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Gerald Phillion 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ricky Barlow 22 R 6' 2.0" 170 Mar 21, 1963
Fred Breining 29 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Nov 15, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Pedro Chavez 23 R R 5' 11.0" 162 Feb 23, 1962 Los Teques, Miranda, VE
Cary Colbert 25 R R 6' 1.0" 200 1960
Jeffrey Conner 26 L L 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 26, 1959
Kerry Cook 24 R 6' 9.0" 220 1961
Curtis Cornwell 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 1961
Wayne Dotson 20 R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 18, 1965
Steve Eagar 23 R R 6' 0.0" 194 1962
Bruce Fields 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 6, 1960 Cleveland, OH, US
Kevin Furman 27 R 6' 2.0" 190 1958
Paul Gibson 25 R L 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 4, 1960 Southampton, NY, US
Michael Gorman 25 R 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 9, 1960
Jerry Grote 42 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Oct 6, 1942 San Antonio, TX, US
Don Heinkel 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 20, 1959 Racine, WI, US
Mike Henneman 23 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Dec 11, 1961 St. Charles, MO, US
William Hinz 23 R 6' 1.0" 190 1962
Rod Hobbs 26 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 13, 1959
John Hotchkiss 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Sep 6, 1959
Duane James 23 R 6' 3.0" 180 Apr 22, 1962
Al Labozzetta 22 L 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 24, 1962
Theodore Lawrence 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1963
Scott Lusader 20 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 30, 1964 Chicago, IL, US
Scotti Madison 25 S R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 12, 1959 Pensacola, FL, US
Scott Medvin 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 16, 1961 North Olmsted, OH, US
Robert Mills 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 1964
Dan Norman 30 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 11, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Rey Palacios 22 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Nov 8, 1962 Brooklyn, NY, US
Ramon Pena 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 May 5, 1962 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Joseph Perrotte 24 L 6' 3.0" 195 1961
Gerald Phillion 23 L 6' 4.0" 195 1962
Jim Rasmussen 29 R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 7, 1956 Council Bluffs, IA, US
Jeff Robinson 23 R R 6' 6.0" 210 Dec 14, 1961 Ventura, CA, US
Rondal Rollin 26 R R 6' 1.0" 205 Jan 25, 1959
Luis Rosado 29 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 6, 1955 Santurce, PR
Benny Ruiz 23 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 10, 1961
Steve Searcy 21 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 4, 1964 Knoxville, TN, US
Mark Shiflett 26 L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 24, 1958
Jim Siwy 26 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Sep 20, 1958 Pawtucket, RI, US
Mark Smith 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 2, 1962
Gary Springer 25 S R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 23, 1959
Daniel St. Clair 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1957
Reginald Thomas 25 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 10, 1959
Jim Walewander 23 S R 5' 10.0" 160 May 2, 1962 Chicago, IL, US
Don Werner 32 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Mar 8, 1953 Appleton, WI, US
Thomas Zmudosky 24 R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 24, 1961 Rome, NY, US

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