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1978 Bristol Red Sox

1978 > Class AA > 1978 Eastern League
Overall: 72-66
Scored 570 runs, Allowed 512 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-62

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Tony Torchia
Represented: Bristol, CT
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 Wade Boggs* 20 109 414 354 63 110 14 2 1 32 1 5 53 25 .311 .400 .370 .770 131 1 4 2
2 Barry Butera* 22 106 401 331 43 85 23 1 12 65 5 3 61 35 .257 .379 .441 .820 146 6 0 3
3 Rick Colbert 18 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0
4 David Denton 23 133 550 486 71 127 18 4 4 41 15 6 39 54 .261 .316 .340 .655 165 2 18 5
5 John Edwards 23 9 23 22 4 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .227 .261 .364 .625 8 0 0 0
6 Ronald Evans 24 41 159 140 26 37 5 1 3 16 6 2 19 27 .264 .352 .379 .731 53 0 0 0
7 Otis Foster 24 84 339 293 34 89 15 0 8 49 2 3 40 22 .304 .391 .437 .827 128 3 1 2
8 Ronnie Harrington 23 65 221 185 29 37 6 1 4 11 0 1 31 52 .200 .311 .308 .619 57 0 2 3
9 Kenneth Huizenga 24 46 167 153 14 43 5 1 2 17 1 2 12 20 .281 .335 .366 .701 56 1 0 1
10 Bruce Hurst* 20 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Dave Koza 23 75 281 249 31 72 16 4 10 38 0 3 20 40 .289 .361 .506 .867 126 9 1 2
12 John Morgan 22 6 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 2 0 0 0
13 Mike O'Berry 24 114 400 339 41 80 12 1 6 41 7 4 46 89 .236 .332 .330 .662 112 3 11 1
14 Michael Ongarato 23 111 382 351 51 90 16 3 6 36 6 4 27 64 .256 .311 .370 .681 130 1 2 1
15 Gary Purcell 24 106 388 338 40 78 12 4 8 42 3 3 46 77 .231 .323 .361 .684 122 1 1 2
16 Noel Roman 20 87 299 284 31 67 6 6 1 35 6 4 7 33 .236 .256 .310 .566 88 2 2 4
17 Jack Sauer 22 5 17 12 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 .333 .529 .333 .863 4 0 0 0
18 Bobby Sprowl* 22 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Carlton Steele 24 119 350 312 37 76 10 1 1 20 8 3 32 51 .244 .318 .292 .610 91 2 4 0
20 Julio Valdez# 22 124 444 396 50 105 13 3 8 56 3 4 23 87 .265 .313 .374 .687 148 7 13 5
20 Players 22.7 138 4845 4256 570 1108 174 32 74 501 64 47 462 685 .260 .336 .368 .704 1568 38 59 30 28
* - 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 Walter Bigos 21 1 3 .250 4.24 18 1 0 0 0 34.0 45 24 16 1 19 1 18 3 0 7 1.882 11.9 0.3 5.0 4.8 0.95
2 Jose Caldera* 26 1 2 .333 3.63 37 4 1 0 2 52.0 49 26 21 3 32 2 29 3 1 4 1.558 8.5 0.5 5.5 5.0 0.91
3 Tom Farias 27 8 5 .615 3.81 43 0 0 0 9 59.0 56 28 25 2 25 6 57 2 1 2 1.373 8.5 0.3 3.8 8.7 2.28
4 Al Faust 22 2 8 .200 4.35 17 13 2 0 0 91.0 115 48 44 9 18 3 36 1 0 3 1.462 11.4 0.9 1.8 3.6 2.00
5 Gary Givens 21 3 2 .600 2.53 6 5 2 1 0 32.0 31 10 9 0 11 0 23 2 0 2 1.312 8.7 0.0 3.1 6.5 2.09
6 Frank Harris 22 7 6 .538 4.50 28 15 4 0 1 122.0 128 66 61 12 37 2 59 5 0 0 1.352 9.4 0.9 2.7 4.4 1.59
7 Bruce Hurst* 20 1 3 .250 2.73 6 6 0 0 0 33.0 32 15 10 1 17 1 35 2 0 3 1.485 8.7 0.3 4.6 9.5 2.06
8 Danny Parks 23 13 15 .464 2.86 32 28 16 3 0 198.0 172 82 63 7 73 3 124 2 0 12 1.237 7.8 0.3 3.3 5.6 1.70
9 Bruce Poole* 24 0 1 .000 7.20 3 3 0 0 0 10.0 10 8 8 1 6 0 9 0 0 1 1.600 9.0 0.9 5.4 8.1 1.50
10 Steve Schneck 22 15 7 .682 2.15 28 26 18 4 0 205.0 142 66 49 8 106 8 180 12 1 12 1.210 6.2 0.4 4.7 7.9 1.70
11 Mike Smithson 23 11 10 .524 4.56 27 26 8 1 0 160.0 178 92 81 12 76 3 86 9 0 9 1.588 10.0 0.7 4.3 4.8 1.13
12 Bobby Sprowl* 22 9 3 .750 2.71 20 11 9 3 2 103.0 67 38 31 4 33 2 102 2 1 1 0.971 5.9 0.3 2.9 8.9 3.09
13 Richard Waller 24 1 1 .500 2.57 10 0 0 0 0 28.0 25 9 8 2 11 1 14 0 0 1 1.286 8.0 0.6 3.5 4.5 1.27
13 Players 23.2 72 66 .522 3.39 138 138 78 60 16 14 1130.0 1050 512 426 62 464 32 772 43 4 57 1.340 8.4 0.5 3.7 6.1 1.66
* - 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 O'Berry 113 648 76 13 7 .982 6.41 10
Ronnie Harrington 28 151 8 3 0 .981 5.68 2
John Morgan 6 16 1 0 0 1.000 2.83 1
John Edwards 2 9 2 0 0 1.000 5.50 0
Rick Colbert 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Otis Foster 84 685 75 6 51 .992 9.05
Dave Koza 50 423 49 6 28 .987 9.44
Michael Ongarato 6 37 3 0 4 1.000 6.67
John Edwards 2 9 2 0 0 1.000 5.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Denton 131 255 375 29 54 .956 4.81
Wade Boggs 11 15 23 1 2 .974 3.45
Noel Roman 3 3 5 1 1 .889 2.67
Carlton Steele 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Noel Roman 70 50 125 16 9 .916 2.50
Ronald Evans 36 31 65 10 9 .906 2.67
Wade Boggs 30 20 60 5 4 .941 2.67
Barry Butera 11 8 22 0 0 1.000 2.73

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Valdez 122 213 285 39 53 .927 4.08
Wade Boggs 12 16 23 0 2 1.000 3.25
Noel Roman 11 11 10 3 2 .875 1.91

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carlton Steele 112 165 3 7 0 .960 1.50
Gary Purcell 104 192 7 3 0 .985 1.91
Michael Ongarato 101 151 6 7 2 .957 1.55
Barry Butera 78 104 2 6 0 .946 1.36
Kenneth Huizenga 41 70 0 1 0 .986 1.71
Wade Boggs 8 11 1 1 0 .923 1.50
Dave Koza 5 7 0 1 0 .875 1.40
Jack Sauer 4 8 1 0 0 1.000 2.25
Noel Roman 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
John Edwards 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Farias 43 7 12 3 0 .864 0.44
Jose Caldera 37 1 5 1 0 .857 0.16
Danny Parks 32 21 43 9 3 .877 2.00
Frank Harris 28 12 14 0 3 1.000 0.93
Steve Schneck 28 21 40 10 2 .859 2.18
Mike Smithson 27 15 35 1 3 .980 1.85
Bobby Sprowl 20 0 19 0 0 1.000 0.95
Walter Bigos 18 4 9 0 2 1.000 0.72
Al Faust 17 5 19 0 1 1.000 1.41
Richard Waller 10 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.50
Gary Givens 6 1 6 1 0 .875 1.17
Bruce Hurst 6 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
Bruce Poole 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Walter Bigos 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 6, 1956
Wade Boggs 20 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 15, 1958 Omaha, NE, US
Barry Butera 22 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 23, 1956 New Orleans, LA, US
Jose Caldera 26 S L 6' 0.0" 170 Apr 14, 1952 San Pablo, VE
Rick Colbert 18 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 14, 1959 Joliet, IL, US
David Denton 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Dec 22, 1954 Las Vegas, NV, US
John Edwards 23 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jan 4, 1955
Ronald Evans 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 16, 1953
Tom Farias 27 R R 5' 10.0" Feb 5, 1951 New Bedford, MA, US
Al Faust 22 R R 6' 1.0" 195 May 6, 1956
Otis Foster 24 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Nov 19, 1953
Gary Givens 21 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 27, 1957 Columbia, SC, US
Ronnie Harrington 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 28, 1954
Frank Harris 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Sep 20, 1955 Miami, FL, US
Kenneth Huizenga 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 4, 1953
Bruce Hurst 20 L L 6' 4.0" 200 Mar 24, 1958 St. George, UT, US
Dave Koza 23 R L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 16, 1954 Norfolk, VA, US
John Morgan 22 R R 6' 2.0" 188 Feb 19, 1956 Boston, MA, US
Mike O'Berry 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 20, 1954 Birmingham, AL, US
Michael Ongarato 23 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 28, 1955 Los Angeles, CA, US
Danny Parks 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 19, 1954 Huntsville, AL, US
Bruce Poole 24 L L 6' 2.0" 175 May 20, 1954
Gary Purcell 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 7, 1954 Galesburg, IL, US
Noel Roman 20 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Jul 31, 1957
Jack Sauer 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 9, 1956
Steve Schneck 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 14, 1956
Mike Smithson 23 R R 6' 8.0" 215 Jan 21, 1955 Centerville, TN, US
Bobby Sprowl 22 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1956 Sandusky, OH, US
Carlton Steele 24 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 26, 1954
Julio Valdez 22 S R 6' 2.0" 160 Jun 3, 1956 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Richard Waller 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Apr 7, 1954 Passaic, NJ, US

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