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1979 Lakeland Tigers

1979 > Class A > 1979 Florida State League (North)
Overall: 50-87
Scored 495 runs, Allowed 606 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-81

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Fred Hatfield
Represented: Lakeland, FL
Ballpark: n/a
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 Robert Benda 23 135 513 455 56 114 19 5 2 37 11 11 44 74 .251 .320 .327 .648 149 4 7 3
2 Thomas Berti* 23 19 74 66 4 11 0 0 0 5 1 1 7 17 .167 .247 .167 .413 11 0 1 0
3 Jeffrey Brown* 23 55 218 188 29 50 8 4 2 14 2 1 25 26 .266 .364 .383 .747 72 4 1 0
4 John Crawford 23 35 123 108 12 28 0 0 0 9 2 0 10 5 .259 .328 .259 .587 28 1 4 0
5 Roy Dixon 22 12 37 35 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .143 .162 .171 .334 6 0 0 1
6 Bruce Fields* 18 70 268 220 30 52 4 2 0 17 4 9 41 45 .236 .362 .273 .635 60 3 3 1
7 Jorge Gonzalez 21 44 172 164 14 39 2 2 0 21 0 0 4 16 .238 .257 .274 .532 45 1 1 2
8 James Good 20 58 194 180 13 38 5 0 4 17 0 0 11 66 .211 .260 .306 .566 55 1 2 0
9 Craig Johnson 22 89 356 299 37 73 10 3 10 41 8 5 51 67 .244 .353 .398 .751 119 1 2 3
10 Howard Johnson# 18 132 540 456 49 107 9 6 3 49 18 8 69 85 .235 .339 .300 .639 137 6 3 6
11 Jeff Kenaga* 21 60 203 187 17 44 8 1 1 21 1 3 12 26 .235 .284 .305 .588 57 1 2 1
12 Rick Leach* 22 48 199 168 21 51 10 1 2 23 4 3 27 15 .304 .402 .411 .813 69 2 0 2
13 Ronald Lindberg 21 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
14 Bob Nandin# 22 102 447 369 60 103 12 3 0 27 23 13 63 41 .279 .385 .328 .713 121 2 11 2
15 Daniel O'Connor 21 28 50 41 3 8 1 0 1 9 0 0 8 9 .195 .340 .293 .633 12 1 0 0
16 Ell Roberson 20 6 19 15 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 .200 .368 .200 .568 3 0 0 0
17 Bobby Sagers* 22 8 22 19 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 .158 .273 .158 .431 3 0 0 0
18 Michael Schoeller* 22 76 295 253 24 69 11 2 1 30 3 1 38 28 .273 .366 .344 .710 87 1 0 3
19 Michael Steele 20 7 18 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 .000 .278 .000 .278 0 2 0 0
20 Arthur Toal 22 90 329 289 29 69 15 2 2 30 5 5 22 45 .239 .299 .325 .624 94 4 11 3
21 Wilson Tucker* 22 26 95 82 13 23 2 0 1 7 2 3 9 8 .280 .355 .341 .696 28 1 2 1
22 John Upshaw 22 50 183 152 23 31 3 0 3 13 4 2 21 41 .204 .307 .283 .590 43 2 7 1
23 Bob Wilber 23 4 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0
24 Clifton Wilder 20 43 158 144 21 38 1 2 0 9 5 2 14 16 .264 .329 .299 .628 43 0 0 0
25 Waldo Winborn 22 9 8 8 4 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 .250 .250 .500 .750 4 0 0 0
26 Michael Wright 22 104 378 342 30 80 15 1 2 47 2 1 25 41 .234 .295 .301 .596 103 6 2 3
26 Players 21.3 137 4910 4265 495 1043 136 35 34 430 95 68 512 704 .245 .329 .317 .646 1351 43 58 32 27
* - 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 Howard Bailey* 21 8 12 .400 4.56 25 24 5 1 0 142.0 147 83 72 11 64 10 76 12 3 10 1.486 9.3 0.7 4.1 4.8 1.19
2 Michael Beecroft 20 0 4 .000 9.86 6 6 0 0 0 21.0 21 24 23 1 23 1 17 1 1 3 2.095 9.0 0.4 9.9 7.3 0.74
3 Bob Bresnen* 22 0 1 .000 3.15 12 0 0 0 1 20.0 20 7 7 0 13 1 13 1 4 0 1.650 9.0 0.0 5.8 5.8 1.00
4 Brian Cascadden* 19 0 1 .000 5.14 3 1 1 0 0 7.0 7 9 4 0 9 1 0 0 0 3 2.286 9.0 0.0 11.6 0.0 0.00
5 David Cassetto 22 3 5 .375 2.53 11 8 2 0 0 64.0 57 40 18 5 28 4 37 4 0 1 1.328 8.0 0.7 3.9 5.2 1.32
6 Gordon Chretien 21 3 6 .333 3.00 13 11 5 1 0 90.0 84 37 30 2 24 2 31 1 0 3 1.200 8.4 0.2 2.4 3.1 1.29
7 John Flynn 20 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
8 Burwell Geiger 19 2 4 .333 5.12 21 3 0 0 0 51.0 70 37 29 0 26 4 34 2 1 4 1.882 12.4 0.0 4.6 6.0 1.31
9 Jeffrey Jackowiak 19 5 9 .357 4.35 22 20 4 0 0 120.0 115 73 58 4 71 2 58 8 2 13 1.550 8.6 0.3 5.3 4.4 0.82
10 Joseph Janton 23 0 1 .000 14.40 2 2 0 0 0 5.0 12 8 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2.400 21.6 0.0 0.0 7.2
11 William Klank 20 0 2 .000 5.69 25 2 0 0 3 49.0 59 36 31 3 28 2 27 1 2 5 1.776 10.8 0.6 5.1 5.0 0.96
12 John Lackey 22 6 8 .429 2.59 15 15 8 1 0 111.0 103 37 32 0 20 5 54 1 1 5 1.108 8.4 0.0 1.6 4.4 2.70
13 Randy Nelson 21 2 1 .667 6.86 15 0 0 0 1 21.0 35 18 16 1 11 3 5 2 0 2 2.190 15.0 0.4 4.7 2.1 0.45
14 Larry Pashnick 23 8 9 .471 3.50 28 28 6 1 1 149.0 146 72 58 5 67 6 70 4 5 8 1.430 8.8 0.3 4.0 4.2 1.04
15 Kevin Richards 21 3 2 .600 3.40 14 4 1 1 0 45.0 50 19 17 1 24 3 16 5 0 3 1.644 10.0 0.2 4.8 3.2 0.67
16 Bruce Robbins* 19 1 4 .200 3.31 7 7 3 0 0 49.0 46 18 18 0 18 2 31 1 0 1 1.306 8.4 0.0 3.3 5.7 1.72
17 Kenneth Shea 21 2 7 .222 4.42 13 8 2 0 0 59.0 60 34 29 3 28 3 49 0 0 1 1.492 9.2 0.5 4.3 7.5 1.75
18 James Simerly 22 4 8 .333 3.27 34 3 0 0 7 66.0 62 31 24 2 33 5 43 6 1 5 1.439 8.5 0.3 4.5 5.9 1.30
19 Jack Smith 20 3 3 .500 3.00 10 5 1 0 0 57.0 54 23 19 2 14 3 34 0 4 3 1.193 8.5 0.3 2.2 5.4 2.43
20 James Wheeler 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
20 Players 21.0 50 87 .365 3.93 137 137 99 38 5 13 1128.0 1152 606 493 40 501 57 599 49 24 70 1.465 9.2 0.3 4.0 4.8 1.20
* - 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
John Upshaw 48 193 31 7 1 .970 4.67 6
Michael Wright 38 189 34 7 5 .970 5.87 11
John Crawford 35 180 26 4 3 .981 5.89 4
Daniel O'Connor 26 66 6 2 0 .973 2.77 5
Michael Steele 7 20 7 3 0 .900 3.86 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Michael Schoeller 57 469 34 13 45 .975 8.82
Arthur Toal 48 406 24 3 36 .993 8.96
Michael Wright 30 241 13 2 15 .992 8.47
Roy Dixon 8 59 3 2 8 .969 7.75
John Crawford 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jorge Gonzalez 1 4 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
John Upshaw 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.00
Bob Wilber 1 6 0 0 1 1.000 6.00
Waldo Winborn 1 5 0 1 2 .833 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Benda 106 230 319 14 67 .975 5.18
Arthur Toal 17 36 50 3 7 .966 5.06
Thomas Berti 14 39 42 5 6 .942 5.79

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Johnson 98 86 150 24 7 .908 2.41
Robert Benda 29 19 60 5 2 .940 2.72
Arthur Toal 10 11 13 3 2 .889 2.40
Thomas Berti 4 4 7 1 1 .917 2.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Nandin 102 213 353 28 65 .953 5.55
Howard Johnson 29 38 90 12 14 .914 4.41
Arthur Toal 4 6 6 0 2 1.000 3.00
Ronald Lindberg 2 2 8 1 2 .909 5.00
Robert Benda 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Craig Johnson 85 148 6 3 0 .981 1.81
Bruce Fields 56 120 2 3 2 .976 2.18
James Good 53 83 8 4 0 .958 1.72
Rick Leach 45 104 8 3 1 .974 2.49
Jeff Kenaga 43 77 2 0 1 1.000 1.84
Clifton Wilder 40 64 4 4 3 .944 1.70
Jeffrey Brown 35 70 2 1 1 .986 2.06
Wilson Tucker 24 38 1 2 0 .951 1.63
Michael Wright 15 22 1 0 0 1.000 1.53
Michael Schoeller 13 18 0 1 0 .947 1.38
Jorge Gonzalez 8 11 1 1 0 .923 1.50
Ell Roberson 5 14 1 1 1 .938 3.00
Howard Johnson 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Arthur Toal 2 10 0 1 0 .909 5.00
Roy Dixon 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Simerly 34 5 12 0 0 1.000 0.50
Larry Pashnick 28 9 20 1 0 .967 1.04
Howard Bailey 25 3 23 3 1 .897 1.04
William Klank 25 5 6 1 2 .917 0.44
Jeffrey Jackowiak 22 11 11 2 0 .917 1.00
Burwell Geiger 21 2 2 3 1 .571 0.19
John Lackey 15 10 20 2 1 .938 2.00
Randy Nelson 15 2 2 2 0 .667 0.27
Kevin Richards 14 3 9 0 0 1.000 0.86
Gordon Chretien 13 3 15 1 1 .947 1.38
Kenneth Shea 13 3 11 0 0 1.000 1.08
Bob Bresnen 12 0 6 0 0 1.000 0.50
David Cassetto 11 4 13 3 0 .850 1.55
Jack Smith 10 7 4 1 0 .917 1.10
Bruce Robbins 7 1 15 0 2 1.000 2.29
Michael Beecroft 6 1 1 1 0 .667 0.33
Brian Cascadden 3 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.67
Joseph Janton 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
John Flynn 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
James Wheeler 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Howard Bailey 21 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 31, 1957 Grand Haven, MI, US
Michael Beecroft 20 S R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 29, 1959 Sacramento, CA, US
Robert Benda 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 1956
Thomas Berti 23 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Jan 8, 1956 Royal Oak, MI, US
Bob Bresnen 22 R L 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 12, 1956 Cincinnati, OH, US
Jeffrey Brown 23 L R 5' 9.0" 167 1956
Brian Cascadden 19 L 6' 1.0" 165 1960
David Cassetto 22 L R 6' 1.0" 185 1957
Gordon Chretien 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 1958
John Crawford 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1956
Roy Dixon 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1957
Bruce Fields 18 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 6, 1960 Cleveland, OH, US
John Flynn 20 R R 6' 2.0" 192 May 13, 1959 Kings Park, NY, US
Burwell Geiger 19 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 14, 1959 Miami, FL, US
Jorge Gonzalez 21 R R 5' 10.0" 167 May 30, 1958 Arecibo, PR
James Good 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 12, 1959
Jeffrey Jackowiak 19 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 27, 1959 South Bend, IN, US
Joseph Janton 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Feb 10, 1956 Newport Beach, CA, US
Craig Johnson 22 R R 6' 4.0" 195 1957
Howard Johnson 18 S R 5' 11.0" 178 Nov 29, 1960 Clearwater, FL, US
Jeff Kenaga 21 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 12, 1957
William Klank 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1959
John Lackey 22 R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 26, 1956
Rick Leach 22 L L 6' 1.0" 180 May 4, 1957 Ann Arbor, MI, US
Ronald Lindberg 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 29, 1957
Bob Nandin 22 S R 5' 9.0" 155 Aug 29, 1956 CO
Randy Nelson 21 R 6' 0.0" 190 1958
Daniel O'Connor 21 R R 6' 3.0" 205 1958
Larry Pashnick 23 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 25, 1956 Lincoln Park, MI, US
Kevin Richards 21 R R 6' 2.0" 178 May 29, 1958 Wyandotte, MI, US
Bruce Robbins 19 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 10, 1959 Portland, IN, US
Ell Roberson 20 R R 6' 0.0" 182 1959
Bobby Sagers 22 L R 5' 10.0" 176 Jan 31, 1957 Fort Lee, VA, US
Michael Schoeller 22 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1957
Kenneth Shea 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 28, 1957 Corona, CA, US
James Simerly 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 22, 1956
Jack Smith 20 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Dec 4, 1958
Michael Steele 20 R R 6' 1.0" 1959
Arthur Toal 22 R R 6' 2.0" 183 1957
Wilson Tucker 22 L R 5' 10.0" 185 1957
John Upshaw 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 9, 1956 Yuma, AZ, US
James Wheeler 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 24, 1957
Bob Wilber 23 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jun 19, 1956 Kirkwood, MO, US
Clifton Wilder 20 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 23, 1959 Fort Jay, NY, US
Waldo Winborn 22 R R 6' 5.0" 200 1957
Michael Wright 22 R R 6' 4.0" 210 1957

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