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1979 Iowa Oaks

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (East)
Overall: 69-67
Scored 681 runs, Allowed 686 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-68

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Sparks and Tony La Russa
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium (I) (Des Moines, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

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 Harold Baines* 20 125 503 466 87 139 25 8 22 87 5 7 33 80 .298 .342 .528 .870 246 0 0 4
2 Kevin Bell 23 55 227 191 28 45 4 1 11 37 0 0 34 42 .236 .348 .440 .788 84 0 0 2
3 Juan Bernhardt 25 25 65 59 5 18 2 1 0 6 0 0 4 6 .305 .338 .373 .711 22 0 0 2
4 Thad Bosley* 22 95 426 382 62 101 14 5 1 24 18 9 39 62 .264 .332 .335 .667 128 1 1 3
5 Harry Chappas# 21 77 303 259 36 79 6 3 5 32 18 12 35 41 .305 .381 .409 .791 106 0 4 5
6 Mike Colbern 24 57 230 214 29 56 15 1 8 43 0 1 15 47 .262 .310 .453 .763 97 0 1 0
7 Henry Cruz* 27 120 477 416 64 117 18 6 17 79 10 4 49 60 .281 .360 .476 .836 198 5 2 5
8 Curt Etchandy 22 4 20 17 3 6 1 0 1 7 0 0 1 4 .353 .368 .588 .957 10 0 1 1
9 Marv Foley* 25 77 284 250 32 70 15 1 2 25 0 2 23 29 .280 .349 .372 .721 93 5 3 3
10 Fred Frazier 28 119 513 449 66 132 26 0 7 44 3 2 44 29 .294 .360 .399 .759 179 5 10 5
11 Joe Gates* 24 64 240 215 25 55 9 1 2 24 9 7 19 36 .256 .321 .335 .656 72 2 3 1
12 Larry Hall 22 6 17 16 1 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 .250 .294 .313 .607 5 0 0 0
13 Gary Holle 24 39 136 121 17 33 3 3 3 14 4 1 10 18 .273 .336 .421 .757 51 2 2 1
14 LaMarr Hoyt 24 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Art James* 26 16 53 46 11 10 1 0 1 2 2 3 7 4 .217 .321 .304 .625 14 0 0 0
16 Rusty Kuntz 24 122 463 394 67 116 27 5 15 57 4 4 56 111 .294 .382 .503 .885 198 2 8 3
17 Art Kusnyer 33 48 136 123 15 25 4 0 2 10 0 0 11 24 .203 .272 .285 .557 35 1 0 1
18 Bob Molinaro* 29 133 568 475 90 156 23 5 13 93 50 12 81 26 .328 .423 .480 .903 228 3 0 9
19 Mark Naehring 23 2 6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250 .500 .250 .750 1 0 0 0
20 Chris Nyman 24 39 120 98 15 18 5 0 3 13 3 1 19 17 .184 .319 .327 .646 32 1 1 1
21 Dewey Robinson 24 49 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
22 Pablo Torrealba* 31 22 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
23 Ray Torres 21 4 14 14 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .357 .357 .500 .857 7 0 0 0
24 Mike Wolf 24 104 349 311 30 67 2 1 0 30 4 4 27 30 .215 .280 .228 .508 71 2 6 3 Stats for 2 teams
24 Players 24.7 136 5104 4482 681 1248 201 41 113 625 130 68 503 670 .278 .352 .417 .769 1870 29 41 49 33
* - 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 Lloyd Allen 29 5 6 .455 5.60 28 12 3 1 4 106.0 113 75 66 6 65 2 46 4 1 12 1.679 9.6 0.5 5.5 3.9 0.71
2 Rich Barnes* 19 0 1 .000 4.50 3 3 0 0 0 10.0 12 6 5 3 7 0 5 1 0 0 1.900 10.8 2.7 6.3 4.5 0.71
3 Britt Burns* 20 2 3 .400 3.29 7 6 1 0 1 41.0 41 17 15 2 15 0 34 1 1 1 1.366 9.0 0.4 3.3 7.5 2.27
4 Nardi Contreras 27 7 6 .538 5.97 20 14 1 0 0 95.0 117 69 63 7 41 0 66 9 2 3 1.663 11.1 0.7 3.9 6.3 1.61
5 Bobby Douglass* 30 0 0 9.00 4 0 0 0 0 7.0 6 8 7 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 2.714 7.7 0.0 16.7 0.0 0.00
6 Mark Esser* 23 1 5 .167 6.62 43 6 1 0 3 68.0 70 55 50 10 61 1 60 2 0 10 1.926 9.3 1.3 8.1 7.9 0.98
7 Randall Evans 22 1 2 .333 4.02 8 8 0 0 0 47.0 38 23 21 3 24 0 30 2 1 1 1.319 7.3 0.6 4.6 5.7 1.25
8 Luis Guzman 21 0 0 6.00 3 0 0 0 1 6.0 5 4 4 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1.333 7.5 1.5 4.5 4.5 1.00
9 Rich Hinton* 32 2 1 .667 3.30 5 4 2 0 1 30.0 28 15 11 6 7 0 16 0 0 0 1.167 8.4 1.8 2.1 4.8 2.29
10 Guy Hoffman* 22 6 0 1.000 3.34 13 9 1 0 2 70.0 62 30 26 5 40 3 34 2 0 5 1.457 8.0 0.6 5.1 4.4 0.85
11 Fred Howard 22 4 1 .800 1.65 7 7 1 0 0 49.0 34 13 9 3 20 1 45 0 0 3 1.102 6.2 0.6 3.7 8.3 2.25
12 LaMarr Hoyt 24 1 4 .200 4.60 9 7 1 0 1 43.0 50 29 22 5 24 0 27 0 0 3 1.721 10.5 1.0 5.0 5.7 1.13
13 Bart Johnson 29 1 5 .167 4.58 8 8 1 0 0 53.0 60 34 27 4 16 0 14 0 0 1 1.434 10.2 0.7 2.7 2.4 0.88
14 Art Kusnyer 33 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 3 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1.000 6.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
15 Mitch Lukevics 25 8 6 .571 5.03 18 17 4 2 0 111.0 135 70 62 5 28 1 66 4 0 4 1.468 10.9 0.4 2.3 5.4 2.36
16 Bill Moran 28 0 1 .000 3.00 5 0 0 0 0 9.0 8 3 3 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 1.222 8.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 0.33
17 Ramon Murillo 23 5 1 .833 3.74 22 5 1 0 4 65.0 55 30 27 4 30 1 36 2 0 5 1.308 7.6 0.6 4.2 5.0 1.20
18 Mike Pazik* 29 0 2 .000 10.00 2 2 0 0 0 9.0 12 10 10 2 3 0 3 1 0 0 1.667 12.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
19 Dewey Robinson 24 13 7 .650 2.93 49 0 0 0 9 86.0 69 32 28 10 43 9 76 3 1 2 1.302 7.2 1.0 4.5 8.0 1.77
20 Gil Rondon 25 0 1 .000 3.18 4 2 1 0 0 17.0 16 7 6 2 6 0 13 0 0 1 1.294 8.5 1.1 3.2 6.9 2.17
21 John Sutton 26 8 11 .421 4.77 40 19 7 0 4 168.0 195 103 89 15 72 3 69 2 1 8 1.589 10.4 0.8 3.9 3.7 0.96
22 Pablo Torrealba* 31 2 3 .400 6.95 22 3 0 0 2 44.0 68 40 34 5 21 1 23 3 0 2 2.023 13.9 1.0 4.3 4.7 1.10
23 Steve Trout* 21 3 1 .750 3.00 4 4 0 0 0 27.0 24 10 9 1 19 1 12 1 0 1 1.593 8.0 0.3 6.3 4.0 0.63
23 Players 25.2 69 67 .507 4.60 136 136 111 25 5 32 1164.0 1220 686 595 102 562 24 680 39 8 63 1.531 9.4 0.8 4.3 5.3 1.21
* - 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
Marv Foley 59 284 37 7 3 .979 5.44 1
Mike Colbern 53 260 32 5 5 .983 5.51 2
Art Kusnyer 43 188 28 3 8 .986 5.02 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Henry Cruz 72 564 42 7 48 .989 8.42
Gary Holle 39 298 20 2 30 .994 8.15
Chris Nyman 39 255 18 3 28 .989 7.00
Marv Foley 12 103 3 1 15 .991 8.83
Art Kusnyer 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Frazier 113 240 306 18 85 .968 4.83
Joe Gates 19 38 48 2 12 .977 4.53
Mike Wolf 7 10 19 1 2 .967 4.14 Stats for 2 teams
Larry Hall 6 6 10 2 2 .889 2.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Bell 55 39 137 18 11 .907 3.20
Joe Gates 44 29 85 2 7 .983 2.59
Mike Wolf 23 20 23 5 5 .896 1.87 Stats for 2 teams
Juan Bernhardt 18 14 33 3 1 .940 2.61
Marv Foley 7 5 14 0 5 1.000 2.71
Curt Etchandy 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Chappas 75 134 222 17 47 .954 4.75
Mike Wolf 61 127 200 17 41 .951 5.36 Stats for 2 teams
Fred Frazier 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Curt Etchandy 3 6 11 1 3 .944 5.67
Juan Bernhardt 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harold Baines 121 222 16 11 4 .956 1.97
Rusty Kuntz 118 287 12 5 3 .984 2.53
Thad Bosley 78 140 6 5 0 .967 1.87
Henry Cruz 51 88 2 6 1 .938 1.76
Bob Molinaro 42 65 10 2 0 .974 1.79
Art James 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ray Torres 4 1 0 1 0 .500 0.25
Mike Colbern 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dewey Robinson 49 7 14 2 1 .913 0.43
Mark Esser 43 5 4 1 0 .900 0.21
John Sutton 40 10 34 3 5 .936 1.10
Lloyd Allen 28 9 21 1 0 .968 1.07
Ramon Murillo 22 2 15 1 0 .944 0.77
Pablo Torrealba 22 1 8 2 0 .818 0.41
Nardi Contreras 20 6 10 2 0 .889 0.80
Mitch Lukevics 18 5 14 0 1 1.000 1.06
Guy Hoffman 13 6 9 1 1 .938 1.15
LaMarr Hoyt 9 1 7 1 0 .889 0.89
Randall Evans 8 2 7 1 2 .900 1.13
Bart Johnson 8 4 7 0 0 1.000 1.38
Britt Burns 7 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.86
Fred Howard 7 2 9 2 0 .846 1.57
Rich Hinton 5 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.60
Bill Moran 5 3 3 0 1 1.000 1.20
Bobby Douglass 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Gil Rondon 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.00
Steve Trout 4 0 10 1 3 .909 2.50
Rich Barnes 3 0 5 1 0 .833 1.67
Luis Guzman 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Art Kusnyer 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mike Pazik 2 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lloyd Allen 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 8, 1950 Merced, CA, US
Harold Baines 20 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 15, 1959 Easton, MD, US
Rich Barnes 19 R L 6' 4.0" 186 Jul 21, 1959 Palm Beach, FL, US
Kevin Bell 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 13, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Juan Bernhardt 25 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Aug 31, 1953 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Thad Bosley 22 L L 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 17, 1956 Oceanside, CA, US
Britt Burns 20 L L 6' 5.0" 215 Jun 8, 1959 Houston, TX, US
Harry Chappas 21 S R 5' 7.0" 150 Oct 26, 1957 Mount Rainier, MD, US
Mike Colbern 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 19, 1955 Santa Monica, CA, US
Nardi Contreras 27 S R 6' 2.0" 193 Sep 19, 1951 Tampa, FL, US
Henry Cruz 27 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Feb 27, 1952 Christiansted, St. Croix, VI
Bobby Douglass 30 L 6' 5.0" 228 1949
Mark Esser 23 R L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 1, 1956 Erie, PA, US
Curt Etchandy 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 23, 1956
Randall Evans 22 R 6' 0.0" 185 1957
Marv Foley 25 L R 6' 0.0" 195 Aug 29, 1953 Stanford, KY, US
Fred Frazier 28 R R 5' 9.0" 155 May 11, 1951
Joe Gates 24 L R 5' 7.0" 175 Oct 3, 1954 Gary, IN, US
Luis Guzman 21 R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 11, 1957
Larry Hall 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1957
Rich Hinton 32 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 22, 1947 Tucson, AZ, US
Guy Hoffman 22 L L 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 9, 1956 Ottawa, IL, US
Gary Holle 24 R L 6' 6.0" 210 Aug 11, 1954 Albany, NY, US
Fred Howard 22 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Sep 2, 1956 Portland, ME, US
LaMarr Hoyt 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 1, 1955 Columbia, SC, US
Art James 26 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 2, 1952 Detroit, MI, US
Bart Johnson 29 R R 6' 5.0" 190 Jan 3, 1950 Torrance, CA, US
Rusty Kuntz 24 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Feb 4, 1955 Orange, CA, US
Art Kusnyer 33 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Dec 19, 1945 Akron, OH, US
Mitch Lukevics 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 3, 1953
Bob Molinaro 29 L R 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1950 Newark, NJ, US
Bill Moran 28 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 26, 1950 Portsmouth, VA, US
Ramon Murillo 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Jan 18, 1956
Mark Naehring 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Feb 9, 1956
Chris Nyman 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jun 6, 1955 Pomona, CA, US
Mike Pazik 29 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 26, 1950 Lynn, MA, US
Dewey Robinson 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Apr 28, 1955 Evanston, IL, US
Gil Rondon 25 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 18, 1953 Bronx, NY, US
John Sutton 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 13, 1952 Dallas, TX, US
Pablo Torrealba 31 L L 5' 10.0" 173 Apr 28, 1948 Barquisimeto, Lara, VE
Ray Torres 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Apr 12, 1958 San Jose de Moradillas, Sonora, MX
Steve Trout 21 L L 6' 4.0" 195 Jul 30, 1957 Detroit, MI, US
Mike Wolf 24 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jun 20, 1955

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