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1975 Denver Bears

1975 > Class AAA > 1975 American Association (West)
Overall: 81-55
Scored 728 runs, Allowed 635 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-60

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Loren Babe
Represented: Denver, CO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 193,571
Other Years: 1974 / 1976

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 Randy Beach 22 46 158 134 16 31 6 1 0 10 1 3 18 24 .231 .320 .291 .611 39 0 5 1
2 Kenneth Bennett* 24 119 400 359 47 96 16 2 2 32 6 3 33 37 .267 .329 .340 .669 122 1 5 2
3 Mike Buskey 26 133 504 448 67 109 15 9 2 43 13 11 42 87 .243 .310 .330 .640 148 2 10 2
4 Steve Dunning 26 36 17 14 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 7 .214 .353 .286 .639 4 0 0 0
5 Manny Estrada 23 126 556 487 89 146 30 5 8 68 5 6 54 47 .300 .367 .431 .799 210 1 9 5
6 Sam Ewing* 26 119 461 377 62 120 27 4 9 71 5 1 76 45 .318 .430 .483 .912 182 2 0 6
7 Larry Foster 24 37 124 98 17 22 3 1 4 11 0 1 22 14 .224 .361 .398 .759 39 0 2 2
8 Bob Gorinski 23 35 124 114 14 37 8 0 7 24 0 0 7 31 .325 .355 .579 .934 66 0 0 3
9 Jerry Hairston# 23 40 180 139 28 51 9 0 3 31 3 2 35 15 .367 .494 .496 .991 69 3 0 3
10 Rich Hinton* 28 37 15 15 2 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .600 .933 9 0 0 0
11 Lamar Johnson 24 129 543 485 73 163 35 2 20 101 5 3 53 67 .336 .398 .540 .938 262 0 0 5
12 Tony La Russa 30 118 435 354 87 99 23 2 7 46 13 5 70 46 .280 .400 .415 .816 147 4 3 4
13 Chet Lemon 20 70 288 254 40 78 15 6 8 49 11 2 25 35 .307 .373 .508 .881 129 3 4 2
14 Jim Lyttle* 29 80 356 315 44 98 24 2 2 37 4 7 38 53 .311 .386 .419 .805 132 1 1 1
15 Fred Norton 24 28 76 66 11 16 2 2 0 5 1 3 5 13 .242 .311 .333 .644 22 2 2 1
16 Jim Otten 23 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
17 Terrence Quinn 24 72 237 207 26 50 13 2 6 27 1 1 24 40 .242 .318 .411 .728 85 0 4 2
18 Duane Shaffer 24 27 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Jeff Sovern 23 106 375 334 52 98 13 0 17 65 2 2 24 41 .293 .342 .485 .827 162 5 4 8
20 Joseph Talley* 26 16 64 49 9 12 2 1 2 4 0 2 15 10 .245 .422 .449 .871 22 0 0 0
21 Pete Vuckovich 22 19 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
22 Hugh Yancy 24 56 236 208 43 58 14 0 9 36 2 1 26 34 .279 .357 .476 .833 99 0 1 1
22 Players 24.7 136 5152 4460 728 1293 257 39 107 665 71 53 570 650 .290 .370 .437 .807 1949 24 50 48 47
* - 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 25 9 2 .818 3.42 14 14 4 0 0 108.0 99 44 41 9 46 3 81 2 1 8 1.343 8.2 0.8 3.8 6.8 1.76 Stats for 2 teams
2 Francisco Barrios 22 2 0 1.000 3.91 3 3 1 0 0 23.0 21 10 10 1 9 0 12 1 0 0 1.304 8.2 0.4 3.5 4.7 1.33
3 Steve Dunning 26 15 9 .625 3.49 28 27 16 3 0 196.0 187 79 76 10 85 3 139 2 0 8 1.388 8.6 0.5 3.9 6.4 1.64
4 Rich Hinton* 28 9 2 .818 3.26 30 0 0 0 5 69.0 66 34 25 3 22 2 51 4 0 0 1.275 8.6 0.4 2.9 6.7 2.32
5 Tony Komadina* 22 1 1 .500 6.38 10 0 0 0 0 24.0 29 19 17 3 19 2 8 0 0 1 2.000 10.9 1.1 7.1 3.0 0.42
6 Jack Kucek 22 1 2 .333 6.88 6 2 1 0 1 17.0 24 13 13 4 3 0 17 0 0 2 1.588 12.7 2.1 1.6 9.0 5.67
7 Bill Lehman 20 0 2 .000 5.08 13 3 1 0 0 39.0 39 26 22 3 19 0 21 0 0 4 1.487 9.0 0.7 4.4 4.8 1.11
8 Mitch Lukevics 21 0 3 .000 9.00 4 4 0 0 0 15.0 21 17 15 5 9 0 9 0 0 1 2.000 12.6 3.0 5.4 5.4 1.00
9 Harold McClain* 22 10 9 .526 4.21 26 23 9 3 0 154.0 162 86 72 13 48 3 56 0 0 7 1.364 9.5 0.8 2.8 3.3 1.17
10 Bill Moran 24 7 8 .467 6.09 30 20 5 0 0 127.0 149 103 86 14 79 4 91 2 1 7 1.795 10.6 1.0 5.6 6.4 1.15
11 Jim Otten 23 9 9 .500 4.11 28 19 8 1 3 151.0 131 79 69 9 71 3 114 5 1 9 1.338 7.8 0.5 4.2 6.8 1.61
12 Bill Parsons 26 3 5 .375 4.42 29 14 2 1 1 118.0 137 69 58 6 42 8 57 2 0 3 1.517 10.4 0.5 3.2 4.3 1.36 Stats for 2 teams
13 Skip Pitlock* 27 4 1 .800 3.91 13 4 2 0 0 46.0 55 24 20 5 21 1 32 5 0 0 1.652 10.8 1.0 4.1 6.3 1.52
14 Jim Ray 30 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
15 Duane Shaffer 24 6 1 .857 3.05 27 0 0 0 4 59.0 59 27 20 5 21 4 38 2 0 3 1.356 9.0 0.8 3.2 5.8 1.81
16 Pete Vuckovich 22 11 4 .733 4.34 19 18 4 0 0 116.0 103 63 56 12 54 1 86 1 2 2 1.353 8.0 0.9 4.2 6.7 1.59
16 Players 24.2 81 55 .596 4.23 136 136 86 50 7 14 1153.0 1155 635 542 93 506 27 752 23 5 51 1.441 9.0 0.7 3.9 5.9 1.49
* - 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
Jeff Sovern 86 467 68 11 4 .980 6.22 4
Terrence Quinn 62 318 25 3 6 .991 5.53 4

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lamar Johnson 114 939 71 13 107 .987 8.86
Sam Ewing 18 139 11 2 9 .987 8.33
Kenneth Bennett 10 48 7 0 7 1.000 5.50
Larry Foster 1 8 0 0 2 1.000 8.00
Tony La Russa 1 3 1 0 0 1.000 4.00
Jeff Sovern 1 5 1 0 2 1.000 6.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Estrada 123 271 344 28 83 .956 5.00
Tony La Russa 14 29 34 2 6 .969 4.50
Hugh Yancy 2 4 5 1 3 .900 4.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chet Lemon 55 33 76 19 5 .852 1.98
Hugh Yancy 51 32 80 11 7 .911 2.20
Tony La Russa 29 19 32 5 2 .911 1.76
Steve Dunning 6 2 5 1 0 .875 1.17
Sam Ewing 3 0 7 1 1 .875 2.33
Manny Estrada 2 2 5 1 1 .875 3.50
Jeff Sovern 1 1 3 0 1 1.000 4.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Buskey 132 245 393 24 90 .964 4.83
Tony La Russa 17 15 23 3 10 .927 2.24

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kenneth Bennett 108 199 3 6 0 .971 1.87
Jim Lyttle 80 187 5 6 2 .970 2.40
Randy Beach 45 96 8 2 1 .981 2.31
Jerry Hairston 40 72 3 2 1 .974 1.88
Larry Foster 33 46 1 2 0 .959 1.42
Bob Gorinski 31 54 2 2 1 .966 1.81
Tony La Russa 28 29 1 0 0 1.000 1.07
Fred Norton 25 45 3 1 0 .980 1.92
Sam Ewing 24 14 0 1 0 .933 0.58
Joseph Talley 16 20 0 1 0 .952 1.25
Chet Lemon 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
Rich Hinton 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
Manny Estrada 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich Hinton 30 5 17 2 2 .917 0.73
Bill Moran 30 6 15 2 0 .913 0.70
Bill Parsons 29 7 22 0 1 1.000 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
Steve Dunning 28 13 43 1 4 .982 2.00
Jim Otten 28 10 16 1 1 .963 0.93
Duane Shaffer 27 7 6 2 0 .867 0.48
Harold McClain 26 9 37 3 3 .939 1.77
Pete Vuckovich 19 11 19 3 3 .909 1.58
Lloyd Allen 14 5 19 2 1 .923 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Lehman 13 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.38
Skip Pitlock 13 4 5 1 1 .900 0.69
Tony Komadina 10 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.60
Jack Kucek 6 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.83
Mitch Lukevics 4 2 1 1 0 .750 0.75
Francisco Barrios 3 4 6 0 1 1.000 3.33
Jim Ray 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Lloyd Allen 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 8, 1950 Merced, CA, US
Francisco Barrios 22 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Jun 10, 1953 Hermosillo, Sonora, MX
Randy Beach 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 9, 1952 Long Beach, CA, US
Kenneth Bennett 24 L L 5' 11.0" 180 May 9, 1951
Mike Buskey 26 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 13, 1949 San Francisco, CA, US
Steve Dunning 26 R R 6' 2.0" 205 May 15, 1949 Denver, CO, US
Manny Estrada 23 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Jun 9, 1952 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Sam Ewing 26 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Apr 9, 1949 Lewisburg, TN, US
Larry Foster 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 23, 1951
Bob Gorinski 23 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Jan 7, 1952 Latrobe, PA, US
Jerry Hairston 23 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 16, 1952 Birmingham, AL, US
Rich Hinton 28 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 22, 1947 Tucson, AZ, US
Lamar Johnson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Sep 2, 1950 Bessemer, AL, US
Tony Komadina 22 L L 6' 5.0" 225 Apr 1, 1953
Jack Kucek 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 8, 1953 Warren, OH, US
Tony La Russa 30 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 4, 1944 Tampa, FL, US
Bill Lehman 20 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Dec 24, 1954
Chet Lemon 20 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 12, 1955 Jackson, MS, US
Mitch Lukevics 21 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 3, 1953
Jim Lyttle 29 L R 6' 0.0" 180 May 20, 1946 Hamilton, OH, US
Harold McClain 22 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Nov 6, 1952
Bill Moran 24 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Sep 26, 1950 Portsmouth, VA, US
Fred Norton 24 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 7, 1951
Jim Otten 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 1, 1951 Lewistown, MT, US
Bill Parsons 26 R R 6' 6.0" 195 Aug 17, 1948 Riverside, CA, US
Skip Pitlock 27 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Nov 6, 1947 Hillside, IL, US
Terrence Quinn 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 17, 1950
Jim Ray 30 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 1, 1944 Rock Hill, SC, US
Duane Shaffer 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Sep 27, 1950
Jeff Sovern 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 12, 1951
Joseph Talley 26 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 16, 1948
Pete Vuckovich 22 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Oct 27, 1952 Johnstown, PA, US
Hugh Yancy 24 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 16, 1950 Sarasota, FL, US

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