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1988 Birmingham Barons

1988 > Class AA > 1988 Southern League (West)
Overall: 62-82
Scored 612 runs, Allowed 654 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-76

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Rico Petrocelli
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL) and Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (Hoover, AL)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1987 / 1989

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 Jerry Bertolani 24 133 585 491 82 117 30 1 5 64 13 6 76 64 .238 .344 .334 .678 164 6 6 6 1
2 John Boling? 26 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ray Chadwick# 25 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
4 Dan Cronkright* 25 107 405 359 38 82 11 2 3 42 6 4 41 61 .228 .308 .295 .603 106 1 2 2 1
5 Mark Davis 23 66 293 248 52 72 18 3 6 27 32 13 38 55 .290 .399 .460 .859 114 7 0 0 0
6 Bill Eveline* 22 14 56 49 2 12 1 0 0 9 1 2 5 7 .245 .327 .265 .593 13 1 1 0 0
7 Tom Forrester* 24 124 512 446 51 107 18 4 13 72 4 1 54 85 .240 .322 .386 .707 172 3 2 7 1
8 Cornelio Garcia* 23 60 263 229 37 65 5 3 2 25 22 8 29 44 .284 .373 .358 .731 82 4 0 1 4
9 Craig Grebeck 23 133 527 450 57 126 21 1 9 53 5 7 65 72 .280 .371 .391 .762 176 2 7 3 3
10 Willie Magallanes 21 121 451 400 48 77 17 1 9 40 7 3 42 120 .193 .272 .308 .580 123 3 3 3 3
11 Jim Markert 25 52 174 151 15 26 1 1 0 7 0 1 18 26 .172 .257 .192 .449 29 0 3 2 0
12 Carlos Martinez 22 133 544 498 67 138 22 3 14 73 25 7 36 82 .277 .325 .418 .742 208 2 2 6 2
13 Matt Merullo* 22 125 496 449 58 117 26 0 6 60 3 2 40 59 .261 .323 .359 .682 161 3 1 3 3
14 Dar Smith 27 42 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0
15 Troy Thomas* 25 97 377 313 31 58 6 0 0 20 8 5 59 65 .185 .315 .204 .519 64 0 5 0 3
16 Todd Trafton 24 77 300 273 35 58 11 0 8 27 6 1 16 50 .212 .263 .341 .603 93 4 3 4 1
17 Peter Venturini# 26 38 151 139 17 38 5 0 0 12 6 3 9 29 .273 .318 .309 .627 43 1 0 2 0
18 Aubrey Waggoner* 21 13 53 40 6 8 2 2 0 1 4 5 11 11 .200 .377 .350 .727 14 1 0 1 0
19 Dan Wagner 23 49 174 160 16 33 5 1 1 11 0 2 8 34 .206 .250 .269 .519 43 2 2 2 0
19 Players 23.3 144 5368 4702 612 1135 199 22 76 545 142 70 547 867 .241 .323 .342 .665 1606 40 37 42 22
* - 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 Tony Blasucci* 26 0 2 .000 0.81 22 0 16 0 0 3 22.1 11 6 2 0 17 0 25 3 2 3 1.254 4.4 0.0 6.9 10.1 1.47
2 John Boling* 26 1 1 .500 6.58 30 0 18 0 0 1 39.2 47 29 29 4 11 2 25 1 1 2 1.462 10.7 0.9 2.5 5.7 2.27
3 Ray Chadwick 25 3 2 .600 3.92 6 6 0 2 0 0 39.0 31 20 17 3 17 0 28 1 2 3 1.231 7.2 0.7 3.9 6.5 1.65
4 Victor Diaz* 23 0 1 .000 3.03 18 0 2 0 0 0 29.2 23 11 10 1 17 0 21 0 2 2 1.348 7.0 0.3 5.2 6.4 1.24
5 Tom Drees* 25 9 7 .563 2.79 22 21 0 6 2 0 158.0 149 63 49 5 52 0 94 4 10 3 1.272 8.5 0.3 3.0 5.4 1.81
6 Wayne Edwards* 24 9 12 .429 4.90 27 27 0 6 1 0 167.0 176 108 91 9 92 3 136 5 7 16 1.605 9.5 0.5 5.0 7.3 1.48
7 Tom Forrester* 24 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.125 6.8 0.0 3.4 6.8 2.00
8 Rich Gaynor 25 1 5 .167 5.29 12 8 1 0 0 1 49.1 49 38 29 6 30 0 31 1 1 10 1.601 8.9 1.1 5.5 5.7 1.03
9 Grady Hall* 24 9 8 .529 2.96 20 20 0 5 2 0 137.0 132 59 45 6 42 0 69 3 11 4 1.270 8.7 0.4 2.8 4.5 1.64
10 Doug Little 24 12 13 .480 3.98 27 27 0 5 1 0 171.2 184 95 76 11 39 1 98 3 9 4 1.299 9.6 0.6 2.0 5.1 2.51
11 Tony Menendez 23 6 11 .353 3.94 24 24 0 3 0 0 153.0 131 79 67 14 64 0 112 2 4 6 1.275 7.7 0.8 3.8 6.6 1.75
12 Chuck Mount 23 7 9 .438 4.01 36 5 13 0 0 3 89.2 81 48 40 2 53 3 60 5 8 4 1.494 8.1 0.2 5.3 6.0 1.13
13 John Pawlowski 24 2 3 .400 3.29 23 0 22 0 0 7 27.1 23 14 10 2 11 2 28 1 0 2 1.244 7.6 0.7 3.6 9.2 2.55
14 Kevin Renz 25 0 2 .000 5.24 27 1 6 0 0 0 46.1 51 36 27 2 29 2 20 3 1 4 1.727 9.9 0.4 5.6 3.9 0.69
15 Tim Scott 27 1 2 .333 3.78 19 5 4 0 0 0 52.1 64 23 22 3 13 1 33 1 2 1 1.471 11.0 0.5 2.2 5.7 2.54
16 Dar Smith 27 1 4 .200 3.23 40 0 33 0 0 7 53.0 42 25 19 0 27 3 44 0 6 6 1.302 7.1 0.0 4.6 7.5 1.63
17 Troy Thomas 25 0 0 0.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1
17 Players 24.6 62 82 .431 3.86 144 144 117 27 11 22 1241.1 1196 654 533 68 515 18 829 33 66 70 1.378 8.7 0.5 3.7 6.0 1.61
* - 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
Matt Merullo 111 637 60 14 6 .980 6.28 21
Jim Markert 41 211 27 1 1 .996 5.80 7

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Trafton 72 614 42 8 37 .988 9.11
Cornelio Garcia 60 565 29 7 43 .988 9.90
Tom Forrester 11 86 1 2 11 .978 7.91
Jim Markert 4 31 3 1 2 .971 8.50
Matt Merullo 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Grebeck 133 238 368 19 60 .970 4.56
Jerry Bertolani 5 9 10 0 1 1.000 3.80
Dan Cronkright 5 6 7 1 2 .929 2.60
Peter Venturini 4 7 8 0 2 1.000 3.75

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dan Cronkright 94 57 162 20 9 .916 2.33
Carlos Martinez 50 36 124 10 10 .941 3.20
Peter Venturini 4 2 5 1 1 .875 1.75
Jerry Bertolani 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.67
Jim Markert 2 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Bertolani 115 205 339 43 60 .927 4.73
Peter Venturini 25 49 77 5 17 .962 5.04
Carlos Martinez 5 9 7 1 0 .941 3.20

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Willie Magallanes 117 265 10 17 4 .942 2.35
Troy Thomas 89 169 8 3 1 .983 1.99
Carlos Martinez 78 151 8 9 1 .946 2.04
Mark Davis 66 142 5 6 0 .961 2.23
Dan Wagner 43 67 1 2 1 .971 1.58
Tom Forrester 35 55 2 1 0 .983 1.63
Bill Eveline 13 27 0 0 0 1.000 2.08
Aubrey Waggoner 7 16 0 0 0 1.000 2.29
Dar Smith 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dar Smith 40 2 4 2 2 .750 0.15
Chuck Mount 36 5 8 2 0 .867 0.36
John Boling 30 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.23
Wayne Edwards 27 5 34 5 0 .886 1.44
Doug Little 27 12 27 4 5 .907 1.44
Kevin Renz 27 5 8 1 0 .929 0.48
Tony Menendez 24 2 20 3 0 .880 0.92
John Pawlowski 23 1 5 1 0 .857 0.26
Tony Blasucci 22 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.27
Tom Drees 22 8 35 2 1 .956 1.95
Grady Hall 20 15 46 2 3 .968 3.05
Tim Scott 19 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.47
Victor Diaz 18 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.22
Rich Gaynor 12 3 9 3 0 .800 1.00
Ray Chadwick 6 2 7 0 0 1.000 1.50
Tom Forrester 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Troy Thomas 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jerry Bertolani 24 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Mar 28, 1964
Tony Blasucci 26 L L 6' 3.0" 206 Apr 28, 1962
John Boling 26 L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 18, 1962
Ray Chadwick 25 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 17, 1962 Durham, NC, US
Dan Cronkright 25 L R 6' 2.0" 175 May 15, 1963
Mark Davis 23 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 25, 1964 San Diego, CA, US
Victor Diaz 23 L 6' 0.0" 175 May 10, 1965
Tom Drees 25 S L 6' 6.0" 210 Jun 17, 1963 Des Moines, IA, US
Wayne Edwards 24 L L 6' 5.0" 185 Mar 7, 1964 Burbank, CA, US
Bill Eveline 22 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 21, 1966
Tom Forrester 24 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 16, 1964
Cornelio Garcia 23 L R 5' 11.0" 154 Jan 23, 1965 Ensenada, Baja California, MX
Rich Gaynor 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 7, 1962 Fresno, CA, US
Craig Grebeck 23 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 29, 1964 Johnstown, PA, US
Grady Hall 24 R L 6' 4.0" 200 May 29, 1964
Doug Little 24 R 6' 0.0" 165 Nov 14, 1963
Willie Magallanes 21 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jul 10, 1966
Jim Markert 25 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jul 1, 1962
Carlos Martinez 22 R R 6' 5.0" 175 Aug 11, 1965 La Guaira, Vargas, VE
Tony Menendez 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 20, 1965 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Matt Merullo 22 L R 6' 2.0" 200 Aug 4, 1965 Winchester, MA, US
Chuck Mount 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 30, 1965 Kansas City, MO, US
John Pawlowski 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 6, 1963 Johnson City, NY, US
Kevin Renz 25 R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 31, 1962
Tim Scott 27 R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 19, 1960
Dar Smith 27 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Jul 29, 1960 Baltimore, MD, US
Troy Thomas 25 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 1, 1962
Todd Trafton 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Mar 16, 1964 Elk Grove, CA, US
Peter Venturini 26 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Apr 26, 1962
Aubrey Waggoner 21 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 6, 1966
Dan Wagner 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 23, 1964

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