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1983 Knoxville Blue Jays

1983 > Class AA > 1983 Southern League (West)
Overall: 64-82
Scored 570 runs, Allowed 692 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-86

Affiliation: Toronto Blue Jays-AL
Manager: John McLaren
Represented: Knoxville, TN
Ballpark: Bill Meyer Stadium (Knoxville, TN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1982 / 1984

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 Kevin Aitcheson* 22 126 465 428 47 98 12 7 9 54 7 7 31 53 .229 .277 .353 .630 151 0 0 6 2
2 Eddie Dennis 23 119 451 415 57 110 13 3 0 31 5 12 31 45 .265 .318 .311 .629 129 2 1 2 1
3 Jesus Figueroa* 26 114 485 438 58 125 14 4 3 33 12 6 38 40 .285 .342 .356 .698 156 2 3 4 4
4 Greg Griffin 23 144 592 525 74 144 22 9 4 48 21 15 52 111 .274 .340 .373 .713 196 3 6 6 0
5 Garry Harris 20 118 448 419 55 94 16 6 8 41 5 5 23 89 .224 .266 .348 .614 146 2 0 4 1
6 Paul Hodgson 23 108 406 347 37 103 15 3 4 38 3 5 50 58 .297 .390 .392 .782 136 4 3 2 1
7 Chris Johnston 22 87 350 314 35 100 20 0 9 50 0 1 27 78 .318 .369 .468 .837 147 2 0 7 1
8 Bill Pinkham 23 72 271 250 23 63 14 0 10 41 0 0 12 53 .252 .282 .428 .710 107 0 5 4 1
9 Vernon Ramie* 25 49 181 148 30 37 11 1 10 35 1 0 32 49 .250 .381 .541 .922 80 0 0 1 3
10 Augie Schmidt 22 135 548 482 65 128 28 2 4 54 6 4 57 65 .266 .339 .357 .696 172 0 2 7 1
11 Chris Shaddy 21 127 446 385 39 77 7 3 3 30 4 2 55 101 .200 .298 .257 .555 99 0 3 3 0
12 Hilario Soriano 28 18 62 58 2 9 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 13 .155 .183 .207 .390 12 0 2 0 1
13 Dan Whitmer 27 84 298 253 24 62 11 0 5 33 0 1 34 50 .245 .342 .348 .690 88 4 6 1 1
14 Andre Wood 24 81 269 230 23 51 3 1 1 22 7 3 31 54 .222 .314 .257 .571 59 1 5 2 1
14 Players 23.0 147 5272 4692 570 1201 189 39 70 512 71 61 475 859 .256 .324 .358 .682 1678 20 36 49 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 Tommy Blackmon 23 7 12 .368 3.83 29 23 1 5 1 0 157.1 153 93 67 12 58 0 79 1 1 9 1.341 8.8 0.7 3.3 4.5 1.36
2 John Cerutti* 23 9 13 .409 3.43 29 28 1 9 3 1 188.2 182 89 72 16 65 3 131 1 0 10 1.309 8.7 0.8 3.1 6.2 2.02
3 Stan Clarke* 22 2 4 .333 2.49 26 0 17 0 0 4 43.1 30 18 12 2 20 2 51 1 0 4 1.154 6.2 0.4 4.2 10.6 2.55
4 Mike Cullen 23 0 0 11.05 9 0 5 0 0 1 7.1 8 10 9 0 10 0 6 0 0 3 2.455 9.8 0.0 12.3 7.4 0.60
5 Steve Davis* 22 1 3 .250 6.95 4 4 0 1 0 0 22.0 26 17 17 2 14 0 18 0 0 2 1.818 10.6 0.8 5.7 7.4 1.29
6 Eddie Dennis 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 Mark Eichhorn 22 6 12 .333 4.33 21 20 1 3 0 0 120.2 124 65 58 17 47 0 54 1 0 4 1.417 9.2 1.3 3.5 4.0 1.15
8 Mercedes Esquer* 23 6 7 .462 5.27 21 15 4 2 0 0 100.2 134 70 59 4 33 0 74 5 0 4 1.659 12.0 0.4 3.0 6.6 2.24
9 Jimmy Key* 22 6 5 .545 2.85 14 14 0 2 0 0 101.0 86 35 32 4 40 1 57 5 1 6 1.248 7.7 0.4 3.6 5.1 1.43
10 Jack McKnight 22 8 12 .400 4.13 30 28 1 5 1 1 172.0 162 97 79 12 107 3 96 2 2 8 1.564 8.5 0.6 5.6 5.0 0.90
11 Christopher Phillips 23 1 1 .500 11.17 11 1 5 0 0 0 19.1 31 24 24 5 20 0 9 0 0 0 2.638 14.4 2.3 9.3 4.2 0.45
12 Stephan Reish 24 7 4 .636 5.03 38 0 15 0 0 2 59.0 66 38 33 4 38 8 33 1 0 4 1.763 10.1 0.6 5.8 5.0 0.87
13 Dave Shipanoff 23 6 3 .667 3.36 61 0 46 0 0 18 69.2 53 32 26 3 51 7 73 3 1 3 1.493 6.8 0.4 6.6 9.4 1.43
14 Brian Stemberger 25 0 1 .000 8.44 16 0 5 0 0 0 26.2 31 27 25 2 20 0 10 0 0 1 1.912 10.5 0.7 6.8 3.4 0.50
15 Guillermo Valenzuela 21 0 1 .000 4.48 28 2 15 0 0 0 64.1 72 40 32 8 21 2 26 2 0 1 1.446 10.1 1.1 2.9 3.6 1.24
16 Keith Walker* 25 5 4 .556 3.42 13 12 1 2 1 0 76.1 76 37 29 5 18 2 33 1 2 1 1.231 9.0 0.6 2.1 3.9 1.83
16 Players 22.8 64 82 .438 4.20 147 147 118 29 9 27 1229.2 1234 692 574 96 562 28 750 23 7 60 1.461 9.0 0.7 4.1 5.5 1.33
* - 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
Dan Whitmer 84 439 50 7 6 .986 5.82 5
Bill Pinkham 53 280 37 5 6 .984 5.98 4
Hilario Soriano 15 73 8 1 2 .988 5.40 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Johnston 86 727 55 12 74 .985 9.09
Vernon Ramie 38 244 66 0 25 1.000 8.16
Paul Hodgson 29 221 10 1 22 .996 7.97
Kevin Aitcheson 1 11 0 0 0 1.000 11.00
Bill Pinkham 1 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Garry Harris 110 235 289 20 62 .963 4.76
Andre Wood 41 101 117 7 35 .969 5.32
Eddie Dennis 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chris Shaddy 76 53 142 17 16 .920 2.57
Eddie Dennis 59 51 94 9 10 .942 2.46
Andre Wood 22 12 55 2 6 .971 3.05

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Augie Schmidt 97 143 282 29 51 .936 4.38
Chris Shaddy 50 80 144 19 36 .922 4.48
Andre Wood 2 3 2 0 0 1.000 2.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Greg Griffin 143 316 19 8 2 .977 2.34
Kevin Aitcheson 119 269 9 6 2 .979 2.34
Jesus Figueroa 106 200 10 11 2 .950 1.98
Eddie Dennis 62 103 10 5 0 .958 1.82
Paul Hodgson 12 20 0 1 0 .952 1.67
Vernon Ramie 7 15 1 1 0 .941 2.29
Andre Wood 7 10 0 0 0 1.000 1.43
Hilario Soriano 3 4 1 1 0 .833 1.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dave Shipanoff 61 6 7 0 0 1.000 0.21
Stephan Reish 38 5 14 4 1 .826 0.50
Jack McKnight 30 7 32 7 0 .848 1.30
Tommy Blackmon 29 14 26 3 2 .930 1.38
John Cerutti 29 12 20 2 3 .941 1.10
Guillermo Valenzuela 28 4 7 2 0 .846 0.39
Stan Clarke 26 0 6 1 0 .857 0.23
Mark Eichhorn 21 10 16 2 2 .929 1.24
Mercedes Esquer 21 3 17 2 1 .909 0.95
Brian Stemberger 16 2 10 1 1 .923 0.75
Jimmy Key 14 7 25 5 0 .865 2.29
Keith Walker 13 3 7 2 0 .833 0.77
Christopher Phillips 11 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.27
Mike Cullen 9 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.11
Steve Davis 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Eddie Dennis 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kevin Aitcheson 22 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 27, 1960
Tommy Blackmon 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 15, 1960 Florence, SC, US
John Cerutti 23 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 28, 1960 Albany, NY, US
Stan Clarke 22 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 9, 1960 Toledo, OH, US
Mike Cullen 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 21, 1960
Steve Davis 22 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 4, 1960 San Antonio, TX, US
Eddie Dennis 23 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Oct 14, 1959 La Romana, La Romana, DO
Mark Eichhorn 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Nov 21, 1960 San Jose, CA, US
Mercedes Esquer 23 R L 6' 0.0" 147 Aug 2, 1959 Guasave, Sinaloa, MX
Jesus Figueroa 26 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Feb 20, 1957 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Greg Griffin 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 1960
Garry Harris 20 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Aug 13, 1962 San Diego, CA, US
Paul Hodgson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1960 Montreal, QC, CA
Chris Johnston 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 22, 1961
Jimmy Key 22 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 22, 1961 Huntsville, AL, US
Jack McKnight 22 R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 7, 1961
Christopher Phillips 23 R 6' 1.0" 190 1960
Bill Pinkham 23 R R 6' 6.0" 225 Aug 25, 1959
Vernon Ramie 25 L R 6' 1.0" 190 1958
Stephan Reish 24 R 6' 2.0" 195 1959
Augie Schmidt 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 28, 1961
Chris Shaddy 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 14, 1961 Carrollton, MO, US
Dave Shipanoff 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 13, 1959 Edmonton, AB, CA
Hilario Soriano 28 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1955
Brian Stemberger 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 20, 1957 Chicago, IL, US
Guillermo Valenzuela 21 R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 19, 1962 Ahome, Sinaloa, MX
Keith Walker 25 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 1, 1957 Arlington, TX, US
Dan Whitmer 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 23, 1955 Redlands, CA, US
Andre Wood 24 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 6, 1958 Nassau, BS

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