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1979 Lynchburg Mets

1979 > Class A > 1979 Carolina League
Overall: 61-73
Scored 548 runs, Allowed 558 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-68

Affiliation: New York Mets-NL
Manager: Jack Aker
Represented: Lynchburg, VA
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 Ed Cuervo* 21 104 375 335 48 98 10 2 0 30 19 7 26 52 .293 .352 .334 .687 112 5 9 0
2 John Elder* 22 88 293 258 28 59 14 1 1 22 1 3 29 66 .229 .304 .302 .607 78 0 4 2
3 Mike Fitzgerald 18 117 448 368 55 93 16 4 13 75 0 2 54 84 .253 .351 .424 .775 156 8 7 11
4 Ron Gardenhire 21 70 308 277 36 82 13 3 4 27 9 5 21 45 .296 .344 .408 .752 113 0 9 1
5 Brian Giles 19 86 334 278 40 83 16 2 2 33 4 4 47 52 .299 .402 .392 .794 109 3 3 3
6 Jeffery Gossett# 22 112 422 386 56 98 25 2 13 53 2 1 24 120 .254 .302 .430 .732 166 4 5 3
7 David Howard 21 72 276 243 29 62 9 5 7 23 6 2 28 64 .255 .337 .420 .757 102 2 3 0
8 Gregory Korbe 23 118 475 409 55 117 21 5 6 62 8 0 48 73 .286 .361 .406 .767 166 2 12 4
9 Richard Lane 23 61 235 207 18 52 7 0 0 17 1 1 23 20 .251 .326 .285 .611 59 0 5 0
10 James Lauer# 23 116 443 373 48 95 20 4 3 28 9 12 55 27 .255 .356 .354 .709 132 5 7 3
11 James Noonan 22 50 163 137 19 32 8 1 0 13 1 2 18 33 .234 .318 .307 .625 42 0 6 2
12 Al Pedrique 18 19 55 49 2 11 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 7 .224 .269 .265 .535 13 1 3 0
13 Junior Roman 26 11 4 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0
14 Robert Rossen* 22 39 117 100 9 22 5 1 2 10 2 1 9 21 .220 .297 .350 .647 35 2 6 0
15 Douglas Slettvet 24 66 198 161 12 31 6 1 3 15 0 0 31 57 .193 .330 .298 .628 48 2 4 0
16 Tom Thurberg 21 34 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0
17 Donald Troyan* 22 114 384 330 47 70 8 3 3 31 10 6 49 81 .212 .312 .282 .594 93 0 3 2
18 Charlie Warren* 25 103 361 311 43 77 11 3 0 29 11 3 42 38 .248 .337 .302 .639 94 1 5 2
18 Players 21.8 134 4892 4225 548 1084 192 37 57 473 84 49 508 841 .257 .339 .360 .699 1521 35 91 33 19
* - 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 Randall Bozeman 20 4 4 .500 5.95 18 7 1 0 0 62.0 81 51 41 3 44 1 20 2 4 3 2.016 11.8 0.4 6.4 2.9 0.45
2 Donald Brazell 23 3 5 .375 1.86 40 0 0 0 12 63.0 49 17 13 0 17 5 33 0 0 2 1.048 7.0 0.0 2.4 4.7 1.94
3 Randall Brown 22 5 10 .333 3.92 20 20 6 0 0 117.0 101 65 51 4 67 4 50 3 1 6 1.436 7.8 0.3 5.2 3.8 0.75
4 Alexander Coghen 22 1 4 .200 4.94 12 8 2 0 0 51.0 45 36 28 2 28 0 39 4 0 5 1.431 7.9 0.4 4.9 6.9 1.39
5 Garry Corrado* 23 0 1 .000 2.25 13 0 0 0 0 28.0 28 10 7 0 10 2 10 0 1 1 1.357 9.0 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.00
6 Jeffrey Franklin 20 9 11 .450 2.92 24 24 9 2 0 154.0 131 66 50 8 65 1 107 2 1 8 1.273 7.7 0.5 3.8 6.3 1.65
7 Glen Johnson 22 6 9 .400 3.73 22 17 6 2 0 140.0 147 79 58 5 41 3 81 6 2 5 1.343 9.4 0.3 2.6 5.2 1.98
8 Michael Lowry 20 10 5 .667 3.69 21 20 6 2 0 117.0 105 57 48 5 63 3 71 3 2 14 1.436 8.1 0.4 4.8 5.5 1.13
9 Don Pearson 21 5 10 .333 3.68 18 16 3 0 0 110.0 118 65 45 3 44 3 90 0 3 7 1.473 9.7 0.2 3.6 7.4 2.05
10 Randy Pitts 23 1 0 1.000 1.29 3 0 0 0 0 7.0 2 1 1 0 8 0 3 1 0 0 1.429 2.6 0.0 10.3 3.9 0.38
11 Keith Shermeyer 22 0 2 .000 2.40 24 0 0 0 0 45.0 39 22 12 0 27 4 27 2 2 8 1.467 7.8 0.0 5.4 5.4 1.00
12 Tom Thurberg 21 7 2 .778 2.69 34 0 0 0 2 67.0 56 26 20 0 40 3 66 4 0 4 1.433 7.5 0.0 5.4 8.9 1.65
13 John Violette 21 10 10 .500 2.94 22 22 12 1 0 153.0 135 63 50 10 39 3 94 3 4 5 1.137 7.9 0.6 2.3 5.5 2.41
13 Players 21.3 61 73 .455 3.42 134 134 89 45 9 14 1115.0 1037 558 424 40 493 32 691 30 20 68 1.372 8.4 0.3 4.0 5.6 1.40
* - 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
Mike Fitzgerald 81 424 60 10 6 .980 5.98 14
Richard Lane 38 202 25 5 2 .978 5.97 3
Douglas Slettvet 24 108 20 4 0 .970 5.33 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Troyan 114 971 82 21 107 .980 9.24
Douglas Slettvet 39 266 21 7 32 .976 7.36
Charlie Warren 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Giles 80 180 271 13 64 .972 5.64
James Noonan 37 59 122 8 26 .958 4.89
Ed Cuervo 22 49 64 3 16 .974 5.14
Junior Roman 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeffery Gossett 109 71 200 32 24 .894 2.49
Ed Cuervo 28 11 42 6 2 .898 1.89
Richard Lane 3 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33
James Noonan 2 1 4 1 1 .833 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ron Gardenhire 69 120 252 21 57 .947 5.39
Ed Cuervo 47 58 115 22 20 .887 3.68
Al Pedrique 18 22 63 6 12 .934 4.72
James Noonan 7 9 15 2 4 .923 3.43
Richard Lane 4 8 11 3 2 .864 4.75

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Lauer 113 240 6 4 0 .984 2.18
Charlie Warren 95 149 3 4 1 .974 1.60
David Howard 69 87 10 4 0 .960 1.41
John Elder 61 90 5 3 1 .969 1.56
Gregory Korbe 52 84 2 8 0 .915 1.65
Robert Rossen 36 51 1 6 0 .897 1.44
Ed Cuervo 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.33
Junior Roman 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
James Noonan 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Donald Brazell 40 6 8 2 1 .875 0.35
Tom Thurberg 34 4 9 2 1 .867 0.38
Jeffrey Franklin 24 8 25 0 0 1.000 1.38
Keith Shermeyer 24 3 11 0 2 1.000 0.58
Glen Johnson 22 6 27 4 1 .892 1.50
John Violette 22 14 26 2 1 .952 1.82
Michael Lowry 21 13 15 2 1 .933 1.33
Randall Brown 20 8 14 2 0 .917 1.10
Randall Bozeman 18 5 8 2 0 .867 0.72
Don Pearson 18 7 14 5 2 .808 1.17
Garry Corrado 13 2 3 1 0 .833 0.38
Alexander Coghen 12 0 10 1 1 .909 0.83
Randy Pitts 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Randall Bozeman 20 R R 5' 2.0" 170 1959
Donald Brazell 23 R R 6' 5.0" 205 1956
Randall Brown 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 1957
Alexander Coghen 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 1957
Garry Corrado 23 S L 6' 1.0" 175 1956
Ed Cuervo 21 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 27, 1957 Camaguey, Camaguey, CU
John Elder 22 L R 5' 11.0" 180 1957
Mike Fitzgerald 18 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 13, 1960 Long Beach, CA, US
Jeffrey Franklin 20 R R 6' 0.0" 170 1959
Ron Gardenhire 21 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 24, 1957 Butzbach, Hessen, DE
Brian Giles 19 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Apr 27, 1960 Manhattan, KS, US
Jeffery Gossett 22 S R 6' 3.0" 190 1957
David Howard 21 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jun 16, 1958
Glen Johnson 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1957
Gregory Korbe 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1956
Richard Lane 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1956
James Lauer 23 S L 5' 11.0" 180 1956
Michael Lowry 20 R R 6' 0.0" 180 1959
James Noonan 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1957
Don Pearson 21 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 20, 1958
Al Pedrique 18 R R 6' 0.0" 155 Aug 11, 1960 Valencia, Carabobo, VE
Randy Pitts 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 1956
Junior Roman 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Mar 20, 1953 New York, NY, US
Robert Rossen 22 L L 6' 0.0" 180 1957
Keith Shermeyer 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 1957
Douglas Slettvet 24 R R 6' 2.0" 210 1955
Tom Thurberg 21 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 16, 1957 Weymouth, MA, US
Donald Troyan 22 L L 6' 6.0" 216 1957
John Violette 21 R 6' 3.0" 195 1958
Charlie Warren 25 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1954

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