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1979 Asheville Tourists

1979 > Class A > 1979 Western Carolinas League
Overall: 75-63
Scored 721 runs, Allowed 683 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-66

Affiliation: Texas Rangers-AL
Manager: n/a
Represented: Asheville, NC
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 Michael Childs 20 19 47 39 3 5 2 2 0 4 0 0 8 10 .128 .277 .282 .559 11 0 0 0
2 Tracy Cowger 22 117 447 408 68 120 21 1 5 57 9 3 24 48 .294 .330 .387 .718 158 3 2 10
3 Daniel Dixon 22 21 61 55 6 12 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 9 .218 .241 .255 .496 14 0 3 1
4 Luis Gonzalez 20 114 434 389 67 113 25 3 26 87 3 1 36 70 .290 .346 .571 .916 222 1 0 8
5 Israel Gutierrez 20 54 197 174 21 45 8 1 2 21 6 2 16 30 .259 .316 .351 .667 61 1 1 5
6 David Hibner 20 97 274 212 42 39 2 1 10 28 9 5 56 102 .184 .358 .344 .702 73 2 3 1
7 Amos Lewis 18 88 323 264 56 73 11 2 21 62 1 5 53 98 .277 .402 .572 .974 151 4 0 2
8 Thomas McGivney* 21 35 101 85 11 16 4 0 2 14 0 0 14 19 .188 .303 .306 .609 26 0 2 0
9 David Miller# 23 110 393 339 66 86 14 2 2 25 44 8 40 48 .254 .344 .324 .668 110 7 6 1
10 Patrick Nelson 20 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Jerry Neufang 18 15 47 43 4 9 1 0 0 6 0 0 4 4 .209 .277 .233 .509 10 0 0 0
12 Albert Ortiz* 21 96 375 307 61 83 17 3 2 33 22 5 62 32 .270 .395 .365 .759 112 3 0 3
13 Stanley Reese* 23 104 415 377 55 90 17 1 15 50 5 5 36 41 .239 .306 .408 .715 154 1 0 1
14 Larry Reynolds# 21 39 155 139 23 43 5 2 0 15 17 3 14 23 .309 .373 .374 .747 52 0 2 0
15 Mike Richardt 21 75 324 283 61 88 15 3 4 41 22 3 29 22 .311 .376 .428 .804 121 3 5 4
16 Steven Righetti 21 94 290 265 37 60 14 1 9 42 1 2 15 61 .226 .284 .389 .672 103 7 1 2
17 Robert Tanzi 20 83 271 240 28 63 13 0 1 29 5 4 27 31 .263 .337 .329 .666 79 1 1 2
18 George Wright# 20 115 429 379 53 97 17 4 4 40 13 11 35 51 .256 .331 .354 .685 134 9 3 3
19 Jeffrey Zitek* 21 117 450 390 61 98 16 2 12 55 22 3 52 54 .251 .337 .395 .732 154 1 2 5
19 Players 20.9 139 5033 4388 721 1142 204 28 115 615 179 60 523 765 .260 .341 .398 .740 1747 43 31 48 39
* - 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 David Chapman 23 1 1 .500 3.08 19 1 0 0 8 38.0 39 17 13 1 22 3 40 3 0 3 1.605 9.2 0.2 5.2 9.5 1.82
2 Jim Farr 23 14 7 .667 3.29 24 21 10 0 0 167.0 171 82 61 10 30 2 94 6 0 4 1.204 9.2 0.5 1.6 5.1 3.13
3 Daniel Hartwig 21 5 4 .556 4.76 11 8 1 0 0 51.0 72 31 27 2 24 0 27 0 1 0 1.882 12.7 0.4 4.2 4.8 1.13
4 Charles Kwolek* 21 1 1 .500 5.59 10 9 0 0 0 37.0 39 27 23 3 31 0 28 1 0 6 1.892 9.5 0.7 7.5 6.8 0.90
5 Jack Lazorko 23 4 3 .571 3.16 23 0 0 0 5 37.0 33 19 13 2 12 5 22 1 0 4 1.216 8.0 0.5 2.9 5.4 1.83
6 James McWilliams* 23 0 0 18.00 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 5 4 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 3.000 22.5 0.0 4.5 13.5 3.00
7 Linvel Mosby 19 8 14 .364 6.59 24 21 4 0 0 112.0 125 105 82 8 113 1 83 4 5 18 2.125 10.0 0.6 9.1 6.7 0.73
8 Gene Nelson 18 13 5 .722 3.60 33 17 7 1 4 155.0 149 77 62 13 44 2 96 6 1 4 1.245 8.7 0.8 2.6 5.6 2.18
9 Patrick Nelson 20 7 7 .500 5.16 26 14 5 1 0 122.0 130 80 70 10 66 4 100 2 1 9 1.607 9.6 0.7 4.9 7.4 1.52
10 James Nickerson 22 1 3 .250 2.36 25 1 0 0 6 61.0 58 35 16 5 26 4 54 1 0 1 1.377 8.6 0.7 3.8 8.0 2.08
11 Jeff Scott 24 1 0 1.000 1.69 3 0 0 0 0 16.0 11 4 3 0 2 1 12 0 0 0 0.812 6.2 0.0 1.1 6.8 6.00
12 Andrew Tam 22 1 1 .500 7.45 16 0 0 0 0 29.0 45 30 24 2 24 3 17 1 1 6 2.379 14.0 0.6 7.4 5.3 0.71
13 Michael Vickers* 21 11 7 .611 3.46 27 24 5 3 0 164.0 168 87 63 12 61 2 122 5 1 6 1.396 9.2 0.7 3.3 6.7 2.00
14 Wesley Williams 21 8 10 .444 3.72 25 23 10 2 0 162.0 156 85 67 12 89 1 129 2 1 18 1.512 8.7 0.7 4.9 7.2 1.45
15 Jeffrey Zitek 21 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
15 Players 20.9 75 63 .543 4.11 139 139 97 42 7 23 1155.0 1201 683 528 80 545 29 828 32 11 79 1.512 9.4 0.6 4.2 6.5 1.52
* - 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
Tracy Cowger 108 642 91 23 9 .970 6.79 20
Thomas McGivney 31 155 18 6 1 .966 5.58 7
Jerry Neufang 13 71 10 0 1 1.000 6.23 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Luis Gonzalez 63 549 26 26 36 .957 9.13
Stanley Reese 62 482 33 7 41 .987 8.31
Steven Righetti 23 154 5 2 2 .988 6.91
Albert Ortiz 2 13 1 0 2 1.000 7.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Richardt 74 173 212 16 37 .960 5.20
Israel Gutierrez 50 89 131 6 18 .973 4.40
Larry Reynolds 11 18 23 2 3 .953 3.73
Steven Righetti 8 8 20 2 2 .933 3.50
Robert Tanzi 2 4 7 1 0 .917 5.50
Albert Ortiz 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Tanzi 61 50 109 17 5 .903 2.61
Amos Lewis 53 40 69 17 14 .865 2.06
Steven Righetti 44 34 73 5 5 .955 2.43
Israel Gutierrez 4 4 4 3 0 .727 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeffrey Zitek 114 163 364 49 49 .915 4.62
Amos Lewis 15 14 31 6 5 .882 3.00
Robert Tanzi 12 11 21 3 3 .914 2.67
Israel Gutierrez 1 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Jerry Neufang 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
James Nickerson 1 0 0 2 0 .000 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Wright 115 245 22 7 6 .974 2.32
David Miller 103 151 10 2 1 .988 1.56
Albert Ortiz 89 108 11 3 3 .975 1.34
David Hibner 81 132 13 7 2 .954 1.79
Larry Reynolds 29 43 5 2 1 .960 1.66
Daniel Dixon 18 28 3 0 0 1.000 1.72
Steven Righetti 8 7 0 0 0 1.000 0.88
Michael Childs 6 7 1 2 0 .800 1.33

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Nelson 33 7 26 3 5 .917 1.00
Michael Vickers 27 10 22 2 1 .941 1.19
Patrick Nelson 26 2 13 6 1 .714 0.58
James Nickerson 25 3 9 4 1 .750 0.48
Wesley Williams 25 15 28 3 0 .935 1.72
Jim Farr 24 8 22 2 4 .938 1.25
Linvel Mosby 24 3 20 1 1 .958 0.96
Jack Lazorko 23 3 6 2 1 .818 0.39
David Chapman 19 3 8 3 0 .786 0.58
Andrew Tam 16 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.25
Daniel Hartwig 11 7 9 3 0 .842 1.45
Charles Kwolek 10 1 4 1 0 .833 0.50
Jeff Scott 3 1 3 0 1 1.000 1.33
James McWilliams 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Jeffrey Zitek 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
David Chapman 23 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1956
Michael Childs 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 30, 1958
Tracy Cowger 22 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 22, 1956
Daniel Dixon 22 R R 5' 11.0" 180 1957
Jim Farr 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 18, 1956 Waverly, NY, US
Luis Gonzalez 20 R L 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 9, 1958
Israel Gutierrez 20 R R 5' 8.0" 152 Nov 25, 1958
Daniel Hartwig 21 R R 6' 1.0" 168 Oct 26, 1957 Lancaster, CA, US
David Hibner 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Oct 15, 1958
Charles Kwolek 21 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 5, 1957
Jack Lazorko 23 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 30, 1956 Hoboken, NJ, US
Amos Lewis 18 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Aug 14, 1960
Thomas McGivney 21 L R 5' 11.0" 185 1958
James McWilliams 23 L 6' 2.0" 185 1956
David Miller 23 S R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 14, 1956
Linvel Mosby 19 R R 6' 2.0" 189 Aug 3, 1959
Gene Nelson 18 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Dec 3, 1960 Tampa, FL, US
Patrick Nelson 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 3, 1959
Jerry Neufang 18 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Nov 23, 1960
James Nickerson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Dec 10, 1956
Albert Ortiz 21 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 28, 1957
Stanley Reese 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 1956
Larry Reynolds 21 S R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 9, 1957 Eugene, OR, US
Mike Richardt 21 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 24, 1958 North Hollywood, CA, US
Steven Righetti 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 26, 1957
Jeff Scott 24 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 13, 1954 Kankakee, IL, US
Andrew Tam 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 1957
Robert Tanzi 20 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 21, 1958
Michael Vickers 21 R L 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 28, 1958
Wesley Williams 21 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Aug 9, 1957
George Wright 20 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Dec 22, 1958 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Jeffrey Zitek 21 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 1, 1957

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