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1978 Columbus Clippers

1978 > Class AAA > 1978 International League
Overall: 61-78
Scored 680 runs, Allowed 731 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-74

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Johnny Lipon
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

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 Kim Allen 25 68 260 208 46 60 11 2 2 14 25 11 48 17 .288 .425 .389 .814 81 2 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
2 Benny Ayala 27 59 223 203 30 69 11 4 6 35 2 2 15 20 .340 .386 .522 .909 106 1 3 1
3 Billy Baldwin* 30 97 398 368 50 99 14 2 12 39 5 6 21 47 .269 .311 .416 .727 153 2 6 1
4 Rick Baldwin* 25 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Dale Berra 21 99 398 361 58 101 18 5 18 63 9 3 30 73 .280 .338 .507 .844 183 3 1 3
6 Doe Boyland* 23 113 451 405 64 118 19 6 12 61 9 7 34 96 .291 .346 .457 .803 185 2 6 4
7 Eugeniuo Cotes 22 6 20 18 2 5 1 0 0 4 2 0 1 2 .278 .350 .333 .683 6 1 0 0
8 Pablo Cruz 31 37 142 132 20 37 5 0 0 8 3 1 5 12 .280 .321 .318 .640 42 3 2 0
9 Juan DeLiza 22 15 30 28 6 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 .286 .333 .429 .762 12 0 0 0
10 Mike Easler* 27 126 527 448 84 148 26 3 18 84 7 4 75 86 .330 .425 .522 .947 234 1 0 3
11 Mike Fiore* 33 36 127 109 9 25 5 0 1 7 0 0 15 19 .229 .323 .303 .625 33 0 3 0
12 Jim Fuller 27 7 20 18 1 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 1 10 .167 .250 .333 .583 6 1 0 0
13 Fernando Gonzalez 28 16 63 58 8 15 3 0 0 8 0 0 3 8 .259 .286 .310 .596 18 0 0 2
14 Gary Hargis 21 107 388 371 45 105 21 2 10 45 4 3 5 42 .283 .297 .431 .728 160 3 7 2
15 Al Holland 25 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Manny Lantigua 26 14 38 35 1 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 5 .229 .270 .314 .585 11 1 1 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Alberto Lois 22 49 193 181 27 46 3 3 6 20 5 3 9 47 .254 .293 .403 .697 73 1 2 0
18 Ken Macha 27 65 272 233 34 61 10 1 6 34 3 0 36 33 .262 .362 .391 .752 91 1 1 1
19 Ronald Mitchell 26 101 295 255 41 52 8 5 5 26 3 5 33 54 .204 .299 .333 .632 85 2 4 1
20 Steve Nicosia 22 111 439 366 66 118 20 5 12 74 2 3 62 61 .322 .420 .503 .922 184 3 3 5
21 Oswaldo Olivares* 23 20 80 71 11 16 1 2 0 7 2 3 7 4 .225 .313 .296 .608 21 2 0 0
22 Marc Rhea 27 20 46 39 5 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 9 .128 .261 .154 .415 6 0 0 0
23 Lee Richard 29 23 89 85 13 18 4 2 0 2 1 3 4 14 .212 .247 .306 .553 26 0 0 0
24 Harry Saferight* 29 107 380 340 37 84 9 1 9 50 1 1 36 64 .247 .321 .359 .680 122 1 3 0
25 Tom Shopay* 33 64 234 203 34 58 11 3 3 24 4 1 26 26 .286 .365 .414 .779 84 0 4 1
26 Hector Torres 32 111 373 344 37 71 10 2 7 42 1 0 16 54 .206 .240 .308 .548 106 1 6 6 Stats for 2 teams
26 Players 26.2 139 5139 4582 680 1261 204 47 124 631 67 51 452 758 .275 .342 .421 .764 1931 29 50 26 36
* - 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 Billy Baldwin* 30 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 3 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.0 3.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
2 Rick Baldwin 25 3 3 .500 4.61 11 8 0 0 0 41.0 46 26 21 1 31 0 13 4 0 11 1.878 10.1 0.2 6.8 2.9 0.42
3 Fred Breining 22 2 2 .500 6.38 21 6 1 0 1 55.0 54 45 39 11 33 0 34 2 1 6 1.582 8.8 1.8 5.4 5.6 1.03
4 Clay Carroll 37 3 6 .333 3.90 31 3 0 0 7 60.0 58 32 26 2 18 3 24 2 0 2 1.267 8.7 0.3 2.7 3.6 1.33
5 Larry Demery 25 0 2 .000 10.00 3 3 0 0 0 9.0 14 13 10 0 7 0 2 2 0 0 2.333 14.0 0.0 7.0 2.0 0.29
6 Ricky Evans 22 1 1 .500 3.00 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.333 12.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
7 Steve Hargan 35 9 12 .429 4.66 27 26 6 0 0 170.0 177 109 88 15 55 1 90 4 0 12 1.365 9.4 0.8 2.9 4.8 1.64 Stats for 2 teams
8 Al Holland* 25 8 5 .615 5.34 20 19 0 0 0 91.0 102 59 54 9 34 0 65 2 2 5 1.495 10.1 0.9 3.4 6.4 1.91
9 Randolph Hopkins* 25 3 4 .429 6.26 22 1 0 0 0 46.0 50 33 32 7 23 0 30 1 0 3 1.587 9.8 1.4 4.5 5.9 1.30
10 Lamar Jones 25 2 4 .333 4.90 29 5 0 0 0 68.0 84 46 37 7 26 3 29 0 2 1 1.618 11.1 0.9 3.4 3.8 1.12
11 Odell Jones 25 12 9 .571 4.57 28 26 10 2 1 181.0 174 100 92 20 69 1 169 7 2 11 1.343 8.7 1.0 3.4 8.4 2.45
12 Will McEnaney* 26 2 6 .250 6.24 28 6 1 0 2 62.0 77 50 43 8 18 4 23 4 0 0 1.532 11.2 1.2 2.6 3.3 1.28
13 Ronald Mitchell 26 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.750 2.2 0.0 4.5 2.2 0.50
14 Roger Nelson 34 3 8 .273 3.73 51 1 0 0 10 99.0 92 50 41 10 45 4 63 3 1 6 1.384 8.4 0.9 4.1 5.7 1.40
15 Dave Pagan 28 6 8 .429 4.27 18 16 3 1 0 99.0 116 54 47 6 23 0 51 1 0 0 1.404 10.5 0.5 2.1 4.6 2.22
16 Pascual Perez 21 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1.000 7.2 0.0 1.8 7.2 4.00
17 Mickey Scott* 30 2 0 1.000 6.92 20 0 0 0 2 26.0 30 21 20 5 10 2 9 3 1 1 1.538 10.4 1.7 3.5 3.1 0.90
18 Rod Scurry* 22 3 3 .500 5.71 16 11 1 0 0 63.0 69 44 40 3 43 1 57 3 0 8 1.778 9.9 0.4 6.1 8.1 1.33
19 Rich Standart 26 1 1 .500 2.45 10 0 0 0 1 22.0 19 9 6 2 8 0 13 0 0 0 1.227 7.8 0.8 3.3 5.3 1.63
20 Randy Tate 25 0 2 .000 5.87 4 4 0 0 0 23.0 26 17 15 4 17 0 6 0 0 2 1.870 10.2 1.6 6.7 2.3 0.35
21 Tom Walker 29 0 1 .000 7.88 6 0 0 0 0 8.0 13 7 7 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 1.875 14.6 0.0 2.2 4.5 2.00
22 Ed Whitson 23 2 2 .500 3.71 7 7 1 0 0 51.0 56 25 21 2 10 0 55 2 0 1 1.294 9.9 0.4 1.8 9.7 5.50
23 Ben Wiltbank 22 0 0 15.00 1 1 0 0 0 3.0 9 5 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.667 27.0 6.0 6.0 3.0 0.50
23 Players 28.2 61 78 .439 4.87 139 139 116 23 5 24 1167.0 1244 731 632 113 474 19 730 41 9 64 1.472 9.6 0.9 3.7 5.6 1.54
* - 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
Steve Nicosia 78 443 34 8 7 .984 6.12 6
Harry Saferight 58 279 26 3 2 .990 5.26 3
Manny Lantigua 11 41 2 2 0 .956 3.91 0 Stats for 2 teams
Ken Macha 2 15 1 0 0 1.000 8.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doe Boyland 81 671 45 14 54 .981 8.84
Mike Easler 35 281 28 5 22 .984 8.83
Mike Fiore 29 205 11 2 11 .991 7.45
Ronald Mitchell 4 19 0 0 2 1.000 4.75
Steve Nicosia 2 5 1 1 1 .857 3.00
Fernando Gonzalez 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Hargis 53 115 133 5 20 .980 4.68
Pablo Cruz 36 71 72 8 16 .947 3.97
Hector Torres 35 75 92 3 19 .982 4.77 Stats for 2 teams
Kim Allen 27 58 52 7 7 .940 4.07 Stats for 2 teams
Fernando Gonzalez 14 27 41 2 9 .971 4.86
Juan DeLiza 9 15 15 1 3 .968 3.33
Marc Rhea 8 13 13 3 4 .897 3.25

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Macha 58 45 113 18 12 .898 2.72
Gary Hargis 45 33 74 11 6 .907 2.38
Kim Allen 39 24 70 11 2 .895 2.41 Stats for 2 teams
Lee Richard 13 12 25 6 0 .860 2.85
Ronald Mitchell 4 0 6 1 0 .857 1.50
Marc Rhea 4 2 3 0 0 1.000 1.25
Dale Berra 2 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
Pablo Cruz 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Fernando Gonzalez 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Berra 97 141 278 22 43 .950 4.32
Hector Torres 73 92 220 19 38 .943 4.27 Stats for 2 teams
Juan DeLiza 8 5 5 2 1 .833 1.25
Gary Hargis 8 12 22 2 0 .944 4.25
Lee Richard 2 2 6 0 2 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ronald Mitchell 93 191 3 8 1 .960 2.09
Billy Baldwin 92 168 4 5 2 .972 1.87
Tom Shopay 61 97 1 2 0 .980 1.61
Alberto Lois 49 115 5 5 2 .960 2.45
Mike Easler 48 97 3 0 2 1.000 2.08
Benny Ayala 42 62 3 4 1 .942 1.55
Steve Nicosia 27 38 3 0 1 1.000 1.52
Oswaldo Olivares 20 30 3 1 2 .971 1.65
Harry Saferight 13 20 2 0 0 1.000 1.69
Lee Richard 7 4 1 0 0 1.000 0.71
Eugeniuo Cotes 6 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.83
Jim Fuller 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
Doe Boyland 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Mike Fiore 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Fernando Gonzalez 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ken Macha 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Marc Rhea 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Nelson 51 5 18 3 1 .885 0.45
Clay Carroll 31 6 12 1 1 .947 0.58
Lamar Jones 29 3 14 2 0 .895 0.59
Odell Jones 28 13 17 3 0 .909 1.07
Will McEnaney 28 6 9 1 0 .938 0.54
Steve Hargan 27 12 31 2 2 .956 1.59 Stats for 2 teams
Randolph Hopkins 22 2 9 1 0 .917 0.50
Fred Breining 21 8 14 1 0 .957 1.05
Al Holland 20 1 11 0 0 1.000 0.60
Mickey Scott 20 1 6 0 1 1.000 0.35
Dave Pagan 18 5 18 1 1 .958 1.28
Rod Scurry 16 0 9 1 0 .900 0.56
Rick Baldwin 11 2 6 1 0 .889 0.73
Rich Standart 10 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.50
Ed Whitson 7 2 5 1 0 .875 1.00
Tom Walker 6 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.33
Randy Tate 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.75
Larry Demery 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Ronald Mitchell 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33
Billy Baldwin 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Ricky Evans 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Pascual Perez 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ben Wiltbank 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Kim Allen 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 5, 1953 Fontana, CA, US
Benny Ayala 27 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Feb 7, 1951 Yauco, PR
Billy Baldwin 30 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 9, 1948 Tazewell, VA, US
Rick Baldwin 25 L R 6' 3.0" 180 Jun 1, 1953 Fresno, CA, US
Dale Berra 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 13, 1956 Ridgewood, NJ, US
Doe Boyland 23 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 6, 1955 Chicago, IL, US
Fred Breining 22 R R 6' 4.0" 185 Nov 15, 1955 San Francisco, CA, US
Clay Carroll 37 R R 6' 1.0" 178 May 2, 1941 Clanton, AL, US
Eugeniuo Cotes 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 15, 1955 Batey Guerrero, DO
Pablo Cruz 31 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Mar 21, 1947 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Juan DeLiza 22 R R 6' 2.0" 172 Jul 5, 1955 Bani, Peravia, DO
Larry Demery 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jun 4, 1953 Bakersfield, CA, US
Mike Easler 27 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 29, 1950 Cleveland, OH, US
Ricky Evans 22 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Jun 2, 1956 Lakewood, CA, US
Mike Fiore 33 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Oct 11, 1944 Brooklyn, NY, US
Jim Fuller 27 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Nov 28, 1950 Bethesda, MD, US
Fernando Gonzalez 28 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 19, 1950 Arecibo, PR
Steve Hargan 35 R R 6' 3.0" 170 Sep 8, 1942 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Gary Hargis 21 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Nov 2, 1956 Minneapolis, MN, US
Al Holland 25 R L 5' 11.0" 207 Aug 16, 1952 Roanoke, VA, US
Randolph Hopkins 25 L L 6' 5.0" 195 Sep 17, 1952 Meridian, MS, US
Lamar Jones 25 R R 6' 5.0" 195 Jul 9, 1952 Chamblee, GA, US
Odell Jones 25 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 13, 1953 Tulare, CA, US
Manny Lantigua 26 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Apr 3, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Alberto Lois 22 R R 5' 9.0" 175 May 6, 1956 Hato Mayor del Rey, Hato Mayor, DO
Ken Macha 27 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Sep 29, 1950 Monroeville, PA, US
Will McEnaney 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Feb 14, 1952 Springfield, OH, US
Ronald Mitchell 26 R R 6' 3.0" 175 Sep 18, 1951 Phoenix, AZ, US
Roger Nelson 34 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Jun 7, 1944 Altadena, CA, US
Steve Nicosia 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 6, 1955 Paterson, NJ, US
Oswaldo Olivares 23 L L 5' 11.0" 154 Sep 15, 1954 Caracas, Distrito Federal, VE
Dave Pagan 28 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 15, 1949 Nipawin, SK, CA
Pascual Perez 21 R R 6' 2.0" 162 May 17, 1957 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Marc Rhea 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 3, 1951 Bellingham, WA, US
Lee Richard 29 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 18, 1948 Lafayette, LA, US
Harry Saferight 29 L R 5' 11.0" 195 Mar 4, 1949 Richmond, VA, US
Mickey Scott 30 L L 6' 1.0" 155 Jul 25, 1947 Weimar, DE
Rod Scurry 22 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 17, 1956 Sacramento, CA, US
Tom Shopay 33 L R 5' 9.0" 160 Feb 21, 1945 Bristol, CT, US
Rich Standart 26 L R 6' 2.0" 155 Jan 4, 1952 Stockton, CA, US
Randy Tate 25 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Oct 23, 1952 Florence, AL, US
Hector Torres 32 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 16, 1945 Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MX
Tom Walker 29 R R 6' 1.0" 188 Nov 7, 1948 Tampa, FL, US
Ed Whitson 23 R R 6' 3.0" 195 May 19, 1955 Johnson City, TN, US
Ben Wiltbank 22 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 13, 1956 Lewes, DE, US

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