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1978 Clinton Dodgers

1978 > Class A > 1978 Midwest League (South)
Overall: 53-83
Scored 589 runs, Allowed 734 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 54-82

Affiliation: Los Angeles Dodgers-NL
Manager: Dick McLaughlin
Represented: Clinton, IA
Ballpark: Alliant Energy Field (Clinton, IA)
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 James Burton -- 25 83 74 13 20 5 1 0 6 7 0 8 4 .270 .337 .365 .702 27 0 0 1
2 Randy Craig# 18 91 325 268 47 71 10 2 2 31 10 6 49 38 .265 .383 .340 .722 91 4 1 3
3 Mark Elliott* 19 110 392 350 42 91 14 1 3 38 2 8 36 30 .260 .333 .331 .665 116 3 2 1
4 Douglas Foster 20 88 318 260 41 68 9 3 6 37 13 2 50 64 .262 .379 .388 .767 101 1 4 3
5 David Fowlkes* 20 12 39 32 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 6 .156 .308 .156 .464 5 0 0 0
6 Miguel Franjul 20 109 431 395 49 99 14 5 1 41 10 14 30 55 .251 .309 .319 .628 126 4 1 1
7 Leo Hernandez 18 122 470 444 65 123 21 4 17 73 5 6 19 66 .277 .310 .457 .768 203 3 3 1
8 Mike Howard# 20 95 338 294 53 85 15 2 2 29 22 7 31 49 .289 .366 .374 .741 110 6 5 2
9 Kevin Jeansonne* 24 59 205 178 29 37 6 0 3 19 4 5 23 51 .208 .298 .292 .590 52 1 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
10 Timothy Jones 20 48 149 133 22 34 9 1 4 20 5 3 10 30 .256 .313 .429 .741 57 2 2 2
11 Rodney Kemp* 21 49 155 140 13 31 2 0 0 9 7 1 10 21 .221 .268 .236 .504 33 0 2 3
12 Ron Kittle 20 13 36 35 2 5 2 1 0 4 1 1 1 14 .143 .167 .257 .424 9 0 0 0
13 Donald LeJohn* 22 57 195 163 36 42 5 0 1 13 23 5 29 34 .258 .376 .307 .683 50 2 1 0
14 Evon Martinson 24 107 389 346 37 93 14 2 9 47 2 5 34 54 .269 .332 .399 .731 138 1 4 4
15 German Rivera 17 36 117 108 11 22 3 1 3 13 1 0 6 20 .204 .250 .333 .583 36 1 1 1
16 Michael Stone 23 22 84 77 9 18 2 0 2 8 6 1 5 20 .234 .298 .338 .635 26 2 0 0
17 Bill Swoope 21 131 509 461 60 118 30 2 8 62 3 6 40 83 .256 .318 .382 .700 176 4 0 4
18 Freddie Van Bever 23 78 318 262 31 66 12 1 0 21 25 4 44 39 .252 .370 .305 .676 80 7 2 3
19 Mitch Webster# 19 45 180 157 18 38 3 1 0 9 8 7 19 26 .242 .324 .274 .598 43 0 4 0
20 Gary Weiss# 22 68 276 231 33 65 14 0 2 26 19 10 36 54 .281 .380 .368 .748 85 2 5 2
20 Players 20.5 137 4879 4299 589 1105 184 27 61 491 170 88 469 731 .257 .334 .355 .689 1526 42 37 32 13
* - 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 Brian Baldwin 23 3 3 .500 2.55 20 0 0 0 8 53.0 37 18 15 1 31 0 51 3 1 10 1.283 6.3 0.2 5.3 8.7 1.65
2 Jerry Bass 22 6 11 .353 4.73 26 25 5 0 0 135.0 146 79 71 13 62 1 118 5 0 7 1.541 9.7 0.9 4.1 7.9 1.90
3 Rocky Cordova 21 0 0 5.62 5 0 0 0 1 8.0 8 6 5 1 7 0 2 0 0 2 1.875 9.0 1.1 7.9 2.2 0.29
4 Danny Coulon 21 0 0 18.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.000 0.0 0.0 27.0 0.0 0.00
5 Charles Dorgan* 21 0 3 .000 9.00 3 3 0 0 0 9.0 10 16 9 0 13 0 5 0 1 2 2.556 10.0 0.0 13.0 5.0 0.38
6 Larry Ferst 21 2 2 .500 8.03 10 8 1 0 0 37.0 54 42 33 0 22 0 14 6 0 7 2.054 13.1 0.0 5.4 3.4 0.64
7 Richard Ford* 22 0 2 .000 5.62 13 0 0 0 3 24.0 29 21 15 3 15 2 22 0 0 2 1.833 10.9 1.1 5.6 8.2 1.47
8 Doug Harrison 22 5 12 .294 5.36 23 23 1 0 0 126.0 131 87 75 8 97 2 78 5 0 19 1.810 9.4 0.6 6.9 5.6 0.80
9 Douglas Hogan 22 0 2 .000 10.50 6 0 0 0 0 12.0 16 15 14 2 6 0 12 1 0 0 1.833 12.0 1.5 4.5 9.0 2.00
10 Michael Holt 19 6 3 .667 3.07 27 4 0 0 2 82.0 86 34 28 7 19 2 45 6 2 1 1.280 9.4 0.8 2.1 4.9 2.37
11 Brian Holton 18 6 4 .600 4.33 14 13 3 0 0 79.0 94 51 38 4 23 0 54 1 1 2 1.481 10.7 0.5 2.6 6.2 2.35
12 Kevin Jeansonne 24 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 1 1.250 6.8 0.0 4.5 4.5 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
13 Timothy Jones 20 0 0 36.00 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
14 Kevin Joyce* 19 4 6 .400 4.31 22 8 2 0 2 94.0 95 50 45 10 45 0 75 3 0 7 1.489 9.1 1.0 4.3 7.2 1.67
15 Mark Kryka 20 1 2 .333 6.36 25 1 1 0 0 75.0 86 63 53 7 62 1 50 1 2 18 1.973 10.3 0.8 7.4 6.0 0.81 Stats for 2 teams
16 Michael Lake* 22 0 0 10.29 3 2 0 0 0 7.0 8 9 8 1 10 0 3 1 0 2 2.571 10.3 1.3 12.9 3.9 0.30
17 Jack Littrell 19 1 1 .500 7.41 7 0 0 0 0 17.0 25 15 14 3 12 0 6 0 0 1 2.176 13.2 1.6 6.4 3.2 0.50
18 Christopher Malden 19 0 1 .000 7.20 7 4 0 0 0 25.0 27 24 20 2 17 0 25 1 0 1 1.760 9.7 0.7 6.1 9.0 1.47
19 William Martin 23 4 10 .286 3.58 30 5 2 0 1 83.0 80 56 33 5 41 3 52 6 1 4 1.458 8.7 0.5 4.4 5.6 1.27
20 Russell McDonald 20 11 8 .579 3.19 21 21 12 1 0 144.0 134 68 51 7 43 0 132 4 3 4 1.229 8.4 0.4 2.7 8.2 3.07
21 James Nobles* 23 2 6 .250 5.44 13 9 2 0 0 48.0 46 34 29 5 25 1 55 1 0 5 1.479 8.6 0.9 4.7 10.3 2.20
22 Joseph Purpura* 19 0 0 6.75 3 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 3 3 0 10 0 4 1 0 1 2.750 2.2 0.0 22.5 9.0 0.40
23 Larry Wright 21 3 7 .300 4.27 13 12 4 0 0 78.0 73 51 37 4 47 2 46 6 0 5 1.538 8.4 0.5 5.4 5.3 0.98
23 Players 21.0 53 83 .390 4.76 137 137 105 32 4 17 1120.0 1167 734 592 81 597 14 828 51 11 96 1.575 9.4 0.7 4.8 6.7 1.39
* - 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
Evon Martinson 91 595 61 13 6 .981 7.21 4
Randy Craig 28 122 10 4 2 .971 4.71 3
Michael Stone 14 80 14 1 0 .989 6.71 2
David Fowlkes 12 65 7 4 0 .947 6.00 2
Timothy Jones 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Elliott 102 800 54 6 76 .993 8.37
Randy Craig 34 257 5 4 18 .985 7.71
Evon Martinson 5 40 3 2 7 .956 8.60
Kevin Jeansonne 3 17 0 2 1 .895 5.67 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gary Weiss 56 136 137 4 33 .986 4.88
Donald LeJohn 30 56 81 7 18 .951 4.57
Mike Howard 24 54 60 8 11 .934 4.75
Freddie Van Bever 14 27 37 6 8 .914 4.57
Miguel Franjul 12 28 30 5 6 .921 4.83
James Burton 7 12 10 2 0 .917 3.14
Randy Craig 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Leo Hernandez 112 86 222 20 20 .939 2.75
German Rivera 17 16 26 4 0 .913 2.47
Mike Howard 8 8 9 1 2 .944 2.13
Freddie Van Bever 2 0 1 2 0 .333 0.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Miguel Franjul 97 115 257 24 45 .939 3.84
Mike Howard 41 73 88 14 24 .920 3.93
Gary Weiss 2 3 8 1 3 .917 5.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Swoope 118 182 11 8 3 .960 1.64
Douglas Foster 79 155 11 6 4 .965 2.10
Freddie Van Bever 52 78 4 6 2 .932 1.58
Mitch Webster 45 92 6 7 1 .933 2.18
Kevin Jeansonne 44 64 1 2 0 .970 1.48 Stats for 2 teams
Timothy Jones 44 81 3 2 0 .977 1.91
Rodney Kemp 43 66 4 10 0 .875 1.63
Mike Howard 21 32 2 2 0 .944 1.62
German Rivera 14 11 5 1 0 .941 1.14
Ron Kittle 5 4 1 1 0 .833 1.00
Michael Stone 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
William Martin 30 3 10 7 0 .650 0.43
Michael Holt 27 5 11 3 3 .842 0.59
Jerry Bass 26 4 13 2 1 .895 0.65
Mark Kryka 25 3 4 2 0 .778 0.28 Stats for 2 teams
Doug Harrison 23 3 22 3 1 .893 1.09
Kevin Joyce 22 2 15 0 0 1.000 0.77
Russell McDonald 21 5 19 1 2 .960 1.14
Brian Baldwin 20 1 6 0 2 1.000 0.35
Brian Holton 14 5 10 2 0 .882 1.07
Richard Ford 13 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.31
James Nobles 13 1 5 1 0 .857 0.46
Larry Wright 13 4 15 5 0 .792 1.46
Larry Ferst 10 3 8 2 0 .846 1.10
Jack Littrell 7 2 7 2 0 .818 1.29
Christopher Malden 7 0 2 2 0 .500 0.29
Douglas Hogan 6 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Rocky Cordova 5 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.60
Charles Dorgan 3 1 1 1 0 .667 0.67
Michael Lake 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.67
Joseph Purpura 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Danny Coulon 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Kevin Jeansonne 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 Stats for 2 teams
Timothy Jones 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Brian Baldwin 23 R R 6' 4.0" 225 1955
Jerry Bass 22 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Oct 3, 1955
James Burton -- R R Unknown
Rocky Cordova 21 R R 5' 11.0" 190 1957
Danny Coulon 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 1957
Randy Craig 18 S R 6' 3.0" 210 Aug 26, 1959
Charles Dorgan 21 R L 6' 2.0" 180 1957
Mark Elliott 19 L L 6' 1.0" 180 1959
Larry Ferst 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1957
Richard Ford 22 R L 6' 0.0" 170 1956
Douglas Foster 20 R R 5' 10.0" 180 1958
David Fowlkes 20 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1958
Miguel Franjul 20 R R 6' 0.0" 148 1958
Doug Harrison 22 R R 6' 6.0" 200 Mar 1, 1956
Leo Hernandez 18 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Nov 6, 1959 Santa Lucia, Miranda, VE
Douglas Hogan 22 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1956
Michael Holt 19 R R 6' 0.0" 172 1959
Brian Holton 18 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Nov 29, 1959 McKeesport, PA, US
Mike Howard 20 S R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 2, 1958 Seattle, WA, US
Kevin Jeansonne 24 L R 6' 2.0" 200 1954
Timothy Jones 20 R R 6' 1.0" 175 1958
Kevin Joyce 19 R L 6' 1.0" 167 Aug 2, 1958
Rodney Kemp 21 L R 6' 1.0" 180 1957
Ron Kittle 20 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 5, 1958 Gary, IN, US
Mark Kryka 20 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Aug 19, 1957
Michael Lake 22 S L 6' 0.0" 170 1956
Donald LeJohn 22 L R 5' 11.0" 170 1956
Jack Littrell 19 R R 6' 0.0" 175 1959
Christopher Malden 19 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 30, 1958
William Martin 23 R R 6' 4.0" 210 1955
Evon Martinson 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 1954
Russell McDonald 20 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1958
James Nobles 23 R L 5' 11.0" 170 1955
Joseph Purpura 19 L L 6' 3.0" 180 1959
German Rivera 17 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 6, 1960 Santurce, PR
Michael Stone 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 29, 1955
Bill Swoope 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1957
Freddie Van Bever 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 1955
Mitch Webster 19 S L 6' 0.0" 185 May 16, 1959 Larned, KS, US
Gary Weiss 22 S R 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 27, 1955 Brenham, TX, US
Larry Wright 21 R R 6' 4.0" 200 1957

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