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1979 Reading Phillies

1979 > Class AA > 1979 Eastern League
Overall: 77-61
Scored 637 runs, Allowed 545 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-59

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL
Manager: Jim Snyder
Represented: Reading, PA
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 Kenneth Berger* 23 45 161 141 21 35 3 2 1 13 7 2 17 24 .248 .327 .319 .646 45 0 2 1
2 Elijah Bonaparte* 21 119 483 428 65 121 19 4 2 47 31 12 38 74 .283 .337 .360 .697 154 2 5 10
3 Jose Castro 21 20 82 76 11 23 2 1 0 7 0 1 4 11 .303 .338 .355 .693 27 0 2 0
4 Steve Curry 22 11 43 36 6 7 0 0 1 2 3 1 6 5 .194 .310 .278 .587 10 0 1 0
5 Pete Dempsey 22 130 484 430 64 120 24 4 9 62 9 15 22 84 .279 .333 .416 .749 179 16 9 7
6 Jesus Hernaiz 34 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
7 Joe Jones 22 79 254 231 25 55 10 0 5 25 3 1 18 41 .238 .293 .346 .639 80 0 5 0
8 Jeff Kraus 20 103 304 270 35 63 5 4 3 30 8 9 24 53 .233 .311 .315 .626 85 7 2 1
9 Ramon Lora 23 84 296 282 29 83 17 4 2 37 2 3 10 36 .294 .319 .404 .723 114 1 1 2
10 Jay Loviglio 23 131 577 504 92 148 21 4 4 52 55 12 52 53 .294 .359 .375 .734 189 3 11 7
11 Peter Manos 25 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
12 Len Matuszek* 24 32 125 108 19 31 9 4 3 16 2 1 16 13 .287 .384 .528 .912 57 1 0 0
13 Nicholas Popovich 23 123 493 446 55 118 25 2 9 56 2 1 43 86 .265 .329 .390 .719 174 1 1 2
14 Luis Rodriguez 22 92 337 313 55 95 5 10 3 36 21 3 20 29 .304 .346 .412 .758 129 1 2 1
15 Orlando Sanchez* 22 70 243 219 23 71 11 1 6 30 3 5 13 30 .324 .369 .466 .835 102 5 2 4
16 Ozzie Virgil 22 128 509 429 57 99 17 1 8 66 7 6 61 81 .231 .336 .331 .667 142 10 3 6
17 George Vukovich* 23 138 584 501 80 147 14 10 13 88 16 11 65 52 .293 .368 .439 .807 220 2 2 14
17 Players 22.3 138 4979 4418 637 1216 182 51 69 567 169 83 409 673 .275 .339 .386 .726 1707 49 48 55 26
* - 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 Armand Abreu* 22 1 1 .500 4.00 9 0 0 0 0 18.0 15 8 8 1 11 1 9 2 0 3 1.444 7.5 0.5 5.5 4.5 0.82
2 Larry Anderson 26 0 1 .000 31.50 1 1 0 0 0 2.0 6 8 7 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.000 27.0 9.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
3 Warren Brusstar 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 1 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5
4 Cardell Camper 26 8 7 .533 3.70 22 21 6 0 1 129.0 139 64 53 11 32 1 68 6 0 3 1.326 9.7 0.8 2.2 4.7 2.13
5 Don Fowler 22 3 5 .375 1.50 19 0 0 0 5 48.0 31 13 8 3 17 5 24 0 0 1 1.000 5.8 0.6 3.2 4.5 1.41
6 Thomas Hart 21 0 1 .000 3.86 2 2 1 0 0 14.0 11 7 6 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 1.000 7.1 1.9 1.9 3.9 2.00
7 Jesus Hernaiz 34 6 3 .667 3.68 20 10 4 1 0 93.0 87 41 38 9 27 1 50 1 0 2 1.226 8.4 0.9 2.6 4.8 1.85
8 Peter Manos 25 1 4 .200 2.61 12 0 0 0 5 31.0 33 9 9 2 3 1 20 0 0 1 1.161 9.6 0.6 0.9 5.8 6.67
9 Scott Munninghoff 20 14 9 .609 3.73 26 26 15 2 0 188.0 172 94 78 9 94 6 87 2 0 11 1.415 8.2 0.4 4.5 4.2 0.93
10 Dickie Noles 22 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 1 0 0 9.0 7 5 4 1 4 0 2 2 0 0 1.222 7.0 1.0 4.0 2.0 0.50
11 Jerry Reed 23 11 4 .733 1.91 45 0 0 0 9 80.0 67 25 17 3 28 9 37 0 0 0 1.188 7.5 0.3 3.2 4.2 1.32
12 Stephen Ruling 25 8 4 .667 2.97 15 15 7 2 0 112.0 91 41 37 2 51 3 78 9 1 8 1.268 7.3 0.2 4.1 6.3 1.53
13 Norman Shiera* -- 1 0 1.000 4.91 10 0 0 0 0 22.0 19 15 12 1 15 3 11 2 1 0 1.545 7.8 0.4 6.1 4.5 0.73
14 Cliff Speck 22 3 5 .375 4.34 9 9 5 0 0 56.0 60 33 27 8 21 0 39 1 0 2 1.446 9.6 1.3 3.4 6.3 1.86
15 Erskine Thomason 30 6 2 .750 3.60 18 11 1 0 0 85.0 100 50 34 5 25 2 39 0 0 6 1.471 10.6 0.5 2.6 4.1 1.56
16 Bob Walk 22 12 7 .632 2.24 24 24 11 1 0 185.0 156 62 46 11 77 4 135 10 1 9 1.259 7.6 0.5 3.7 6.6 1.75
17 Sammye Welborn 23 3 7 .300 7.09 18 18 3 1 0 80.0 93 70 63 9 75 0 65 3 0 1 2.100 10.5 1.0 8.4 7.3 0.87
17 Players 24.3 77 61 .558 3.48 138 138 84 54 10 21 1154.0 1088 545 446 80 487 36 671 38 3 47 1.365 8.5 0.6 3.8 5.2 1.38
* - 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
Ozzie Virgil 104 532 64 12 10 .980 5.73 15
Ramon Lora 37 185 18 5 1 .976 5.49 6

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nicholas Popovich 70 664 67 3 56 .996 10.44
Joe Jones 58 495 47 8 40 .985 9.34
Len Matuszek 17 140 15 2 13 .987 9.12
Orlando Sanchez 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jay Loviglio 131 211 451 15 76 .978 5.05
Luis Rodriguez 9 17 29 1 1 .979 5.11
Pete Dempsey 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
Jeff Kraus 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Dempsey 45 36 67 3 9 .972 2.29
Luis Rodriguez 42 33 79 3 4 .974 2.67
Nicholas Popovich 33 29 50 3 5 .963 2.39
Len Matuszek 13 5 27 3 1 .914 2.46
Jeff Kraus 5 2 9 2 1 .846 2.20
Ramon Lora 3 3 1 1 0 .800 1.33

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Dempsey 81 123 245 27 54 .932 4.54
Luis Rodriguez 41 77 129 12 24 .945 5.02
Jose Castro 20 39 59 8 10 .925 4.90

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Vukovich 137 238 13 8 3 .969 1.83
Elijah Bonaparte 118 177 14 12 1 .941 1.62
Jeff Kraus 94 179 9 4 1 .979 2.00
Kenneth Berger 43 80 3 4 0 .954 1.93
Orlando Sanchez 33 62 2 4 0 .941 1.94
Ramon Lora 12 11 1 0 1 1.000 1.00
Luis Rodriguez 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Reed 45 5 10 1 1 .938 0.33
Scott Munninghoff 26 26 44 1 5 .986 2.69
Bob Walk 24 15 31 3 0 .939 1.92
Cardell Camper 22 17 14 1 1 .969 1.41
Jesus Hernaiz 20 17 10 1 2 .964 1.35
Don Fowler 19 4 15 1 0 .950 1.00
Erskine Thomason 18 10 6 2 1 .889 0.89
Sammye Welborn 18 8 10 2 2 .900 1.00
Stephen Ruling 15 3 12 4 0 .789 1.00
Peter Manos 12 3 4 1 0 .875 0.58
Norman Shiera 10 0 3 1 1 .750 0.30
Armand Abreu 9 2 6 1 1 .889 0.89
Cliff Speck 9 7 8 0 2 1.000 1.67
Thomas Hart 2 0 4 0 0 1.000 2.00
Larry Anderson 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Warren Brusstar 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Dickie Noles 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Armand Abreu 22 L L 6' 0.0" 195 1957
Larry Anderson 26 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Dec 3, 1952 Maywood, CA, US
Kenneth Berger 23 L L 5' 10.0" 155 Jan 2, 1956
Elijah Bonaparte 21 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 6, 1957 Bronx, NY, US
Warren Brusstar 27 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 2, 1952 Oakland, CA, US
Cardell Camper 26 R R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 6, 1952 Boley, OK, US
Jose Castro 21 R R 5' 9.0" 155 May 5, 1958 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Steve Curry 22 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Dec 10, 1956 Milwaukee, WI, US
Pete Dempsey 22 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Dec 14, 1956 Upland, PA, US
Don Fowler 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 7, 1956 Dana Point, CA, US
Thomas Hart 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 1958
Jesus Hernaiz 34 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jan 8, 1945 Santurce, PR
Joe Jones 22 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Dec 15, 1956 Phoenix, AZ, US
Jeff Kraus 20 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Aug 8, 1958
Ramon Lora 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 7, 1955
Jay Loviglio 23 R R 5' 9.0" 160 May 30, 1956 Freeport, NY, US
Peter Manos 25 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Nov 5, 1953
Len Matuszek 24 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Sep 27, 1954 Toledo, OH, US
Scott Munninghoff 20 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 5, 1958 Cincinnati, OH, US
Dickie Noles 22 R R 6' 2.0" 160 Nov 19, 1956 Charlotte, NC, US
Nicholas Popovich 23 R R 6' 2.0" 160 Oct 28, 1955
Jerry Reed 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Oct 8, 1955 Bryson City, NC, US
Luis Rodriguez 22 R R 5' 8.0" 168 Nov 16, 1956
Stephen Ruling 25 S R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 10, 1953
Orlando Sanchez 22 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 7, 1956 Canovanas, PR
Norman Shiera -- L Unknown
Cliff Speck 22 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 8, 1956 Portland, OR, US
Erskine Thomason 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 13, 1948 Laurens, SC, US
Ozzie Virgil 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 7, 1956 Mayaguez, PR
George Vukovich 23 L R 6' 0.0" 198 Jun 24, 1956 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Walk 22 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Nov 26, 1956 Van Nuys, CA, US
Sammye Welborn 23 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Jun 16, 1956

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