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1972 Syracuse Chiefs

1972 > Class AAA > 1972 International League
Overall: 64-80
Scored 587 runs, Allowed 642 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-78

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Frank Verdi
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973

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 Frank Baker* 25 137 506 441 56 112 15 4 0 33 2 2 59 44 .254 .341 .306 .647 135 0 4 2
2 Rick Bladt 25 132 563 485 79 134 25 3 12 50 7 7 64 77 .276 .363 .414 .777 201 3 9 2
3 Al Closter* 29 38 35 32 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 18 .031 .061 .031 .092 1 0 2 0
4 Loyd Colson 24 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
5 Ken Crosby 24 30 46 36 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 20 .028 .125 .028 .153 1 0 6 0
6 Frank Fernandez 29 71 246 188 24 40 9 0 7 22 0 0 51 63 .213 .379 .372 .751 70 1 3 3
7 Fred Frazier 21 137 495 435 52 94 13 0 5 33 2 7 54 61 .216 .302 .280 .583 122 1 2 3
8 Thomas Frondorf 27 45 9 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 0
9 Rob Gardner 27 11 20 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 4 0
10 Tommy Grayson# 27 87 229 211 20 48 5 1 6 28 0 1 14 23 .227 .278 .346 .624 73 1 2 1 Stats for 2 teams
11 Mario Guerrero 22 131 498 452 50 132 10 4 2 49 2 0 32 18 .292 .339 .345 .684 156 2 8 4 Stats for 2 teams
12 Roger Hambright 23 48 15 12 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .250 .308 .333 .641 4 0 2 0
13 Rich Hinton* 25 30 40 33 2 9 1 0 0 5 0 0 3 14 .273 .351 .303 .654 10 1 3 0
14 Ron Klimkowski 28 18 35 28 1 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 7 .286 .323 .357 .680 10 0 4 1
15 Jorge Maduro 24 65 176 159 11 26 5 0 0 14 0 1 14 22 .164 .239 .195 .434 31 2 0 1
16 Jim Magnuson 25 36 57 54 4 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 24 .148 .164 .148 .312 8 0 2 0
17 Rich McKinney 25 86 324 281 42 84 15 0 16 53 1 1 39 34 .299 .382 .523 .905 147 0 2 2
18 Mike Nunn* 23 5 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
19 Ed Pacheco 27 65 177 160 20 45 10 1 2 11 2 0 8 34 .281 .318 .394 .711 63 1 7 1
20 Joe Pactwa* 24 128 354 268 45 56 9 0 13 39 5 8 78 102 .209 .386 .388 .774 104 2 2 4
21 Mike Pazik* 22 34 68 54 4 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 8 24 .093 .210 .093 .302 5 0 6 0
22 George Pena 27 97 319 276 36 69 10 5 11 45 0 0 40 76 .250 .345 .442 .787 122 1 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
23 Gerry Pirtle 24 47 43 38 4 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 11 .184 .244 .184 .428 7 1 2 0
24 Scott Reid* 25 86 243 195 20 38 9 2 0 17 4 3 42 66 .195 .339 .262 .600 51 1 4 1 Stats for 2 teams
25 Hal Reniff 33 48 23 21 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 15 .190 .261 .286 .547 6 0 0 0
26 Celerino Sanchez 28 43 173 165 24 54 12 3 3 28 1 0 7 28 .327 .358 .491 .849 81 1 0 0
27 Tony Solaita* 25 39 140 112 11 23 2 0 3 16 0 1 27 32 .205 .357 .304 .661 34 0 0 1
28 Robert Stickels 27 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
29 Frank Tepedino* 24 126 488 444 65 125 22 3 13 58 18 5 37 73 .282 .337 .432 .769 192 1 4 2
30 Rusty Torres# 23 19 65 57 6 19 3 1 1 3 3 0 8 8 .333 .415 .474 .889 27 0 0 0
31 Danny Walton 24 137 514 410 63 111 20 0 23 88 1 0 87 109 .271 .402 .488 .890 200 8 2 7
32 Gary Waslewski 30 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
32 Players 24.7 144 5300 4543 587 1111 184 18 107 542 49 34 626 953 .245 .337 .364 .700 1652 23 75 33 45
* - 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 Al Closter* 29 7 7 .500 2.88 38 11 7 3 0 122.0 115 41 39 11 46 10 96 3 0 8 1.320 8.5 0.8 3.4 7.1 2.09
2 Loyd Colson 24 0 3 .000 10.29 3 3 0 0 0 7.0 14 12 8 0 5 0 7 0 0 1 2.714 18.0 0.0 6.4 9.0 1.40
3 Ken Crosby 24 6 9 .400 4.69 26 23 3 0 0 117.0 130 77 61 6 57 8 60 2 0 6 1.598 10.0 0.5 4.4 4.6 1.05
4 Thomas Frondorf 27 1 4 .200 3.52 45 2 0 0 5 64.0 60 37 25 1 28 6 65 13 0 4 1.375 8.4 0.1 3.9 9.1 2.32
5 Rob Gardner* 27 6 3 .667 3.11 11 8 3 2 0 55.0 57 22 19 5 13 2 38 0 1 3 1.273 9.3 0.8 2.1 6.2 2.92
6 Roger Hambright 23 4 2 .667 3.42 48 0 0 0 3 71.0 73 39 27 8 43 6 46 3 0 3 1.634 9.3 1.0 5.5 5.8 1.07
7 Rich Hinton* 25 3 9 .250 4.78 19 15 5 1 0 96.0 101 58 51 13 36 4 71 1 0 4 1.427 9.5 1.2 3.4 6.7 1.97
8 Ron Klimkowski 28 5 5 .500 3.33 18 13 2 0 0 92.0 98 40 34 10 20 1 53 4 0 3 1.283 9.6 1.0 2.0 5.2 2.65
9 Jim Magnuson* 25 9 7 .563 3.48 34 18 6 1 3 155.0 147 72 60 8 42 9 70 3 0 8 1.219 8.5 0.5 2.4 4.1 1.67
10 Joe Pactwa* 24 0 0 4.50 2 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 2 2 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 2.000 11.2 0.0 6.8 9.0 1.33
11 Mike Pazik* 22 10 10 .500 3.87 27 27 8 1 0 165.0 172 84 71 15 67 7 93 5 1 4 1.448 9.4 0.8 3.7 5.1 1.39
12 Gerry Pirtle 24 6 6 .500 3.33 36 15 6 1 3 127.0 126 58 47 10 49 4 97 5 0 5 1.378 8.9 0.7 3.5 6.9 1.98
13 Hal Reniff 33 5 13 .278 4.67 48 9 0 0 4 108.0 110 71 56 12 57 11 59 6 0 4 1.546 9.2 1.0 4.8 4.9 1.04
14 Robert Stickels 27 2 2 .500 5.85 12 0 0 0 0 20.0 23 14 13 2 15 5 7 0 0 0 1.900 10.4 0.9 6.8 3.2 0.47
15 Frank Tepedino* 24 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
16 Gary Waslewski 30 0 0 8.18 8 0 0 0 0 11.0 13 14 10 2 8 1 10 2 0 3 1.909 10.6 1.6 6.5 8.2 1.25
16 Players 26.1 64 80 .444 3.88 144 144 104 40 10 18 1216.0 1246 642 524 103 489 74 778 47 2 56 1.427 9.2 0.8 3.6 5.8 1.59
* - 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
George Pena 82 400 35 10 6 .978 5.30 6 Stats for 2 teams
Jorge Maduro 51 268 20 2 3 .993 5.65 7
Frank Fernandez 42 231 11 5 6 .980 5.76 6
Ed Pacheco 12 53 4 3 1 .950 4.75 3
Mike Nunn 2 13 2 0 0 1.000 7.50 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Tepedino 78 583 39 4 55 .994 7.97
Danny Walton 47 353 12 3 33 .992 7.77
Tony Solaita 34 267 32 6 29 .980 8.79

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Frazier 136 319 332 21 83 .969 4.79
Tommy Grayson 5 10 8 0 2 1.000 3.60 Stats for 2 teams
Rich McKinney 3 10 8 0 1 1.000 6.00
Ed Pacheco 2 3 2 2 1 .714 2.50

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rich McKinney 74 48 115 11 10 .937 2.20
Celerino Sanchez 31 24 58 5 5 .943 2.65
Tommy Grayson 25 15 45 7 4 .896 2.40 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Fernandez 8 2 13 2 0 .882 1.88
Ed Pacheco 7 0 12 3 3 .800 1.71
Danny Walton 4 4 6 2 1 .833 2.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Baker 136 214 451 37 79 .947 4.89
Mario Guerrero 79 123 234 15 51 .960 4.52 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Pacheco 3 1 0 2 0 .333 0.33

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rick Bladt 128 320 14 12 4 .965 2.61
Joe Pactwa 103 153 11 6 4 .965 1.59
Danny Walton 77 92 4 6 0 .941 1.25
Scott Reid 76 110 1 6 0 .949 1.46 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Tepedino 45 75 7 4 2 .953 1.82
Tommy Grayson 36 34 2 1 0 .973 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Pacheco 35 41 5 1 1 .979 1.31
Celerino Sanchez 14 22 2 0 1 1.000 1.71
Rusty Torres 14 25 2 0 0 1.000 1.93
Frank Fernandez 13 8 0 0 0 1.000 0.62
Rich McKinney 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Rich Hinton 1 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Hambright 48 4 11 0 0 1.000 0.31
Hal Reniff 48 6 16 1 0 .957 0.46
Thomas Frondorf 45 5 8 1 1 .929 0.29
Al Closter 38 4 24 1 1 .966 0.74
Gerry Pirtle 36 11 13 4 2 .857 0.67
Jim Magnuson 34 10 32 0 2 1.000 1.24
Mike Pazik 27 5 28 2 1 .943 1.22
Ken Crosby 26 9 19 1 2 .966 1.08
Rich Hinton 19 2 17 1 1 .950 1.00
Ron Klimkowski 18 4 10 2 1 .875 0.78
Robert Stickels 12 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.33
Rob Gardner 11 4 5 1 1 .900 0.82
Gary Waslewski 8 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
Loyd Colson 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Joe Pactwa 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Frank Tepedino 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Baker 25 L R 6' 2.0" 178 Oct 29, 1946 Meridian, MS, US
Rick Bladt 25 R R 6' 1.0" 160 Dec 9, 1946 Santa Cruz, CA, US
Al Closter 29 L L 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 15, 1943 Creighton, NE, US
Loyd Colson 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 4, 1947 Wellington, TX, US
Ken Crosby 24 R R 6' 2.0" 179 Dec 15, 1947 New Denver, BC, CA
Frank Fernandez 29 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 16, 1943 Staten Island, NY, US
Fred Frazier 21 R R 5' 9.0" 155 May 11, 1951
Thomas Frondorf 27 R R 6' 5.0" 210 Aug 1, 1944
Rob Gardner 27 R L 6' 1.0" 176 Dec 19, 1944 Binghamton, NY, US
Tommy Grayson 27 S R 5' 9.0" 180 1945
Mario Guerrero 22 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Sep 28, 1949 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Roger Hambright 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Mar 26, 1949 Sunnyside, WA, US
Rich Hinton 25 L L 6' 2.0" 185 May 22, 1947 Tucson, AZ, US
Ron Klimkowski 28 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Mar 1, 1944 Jersey City, NJ, US
Jorge Maduro 24 R R 6' 3.0" 192 Jul 28, 1947
Jim Magnuson 25 R L 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 18, 1946 Marinette, WI, US
Rich McKinney 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 22, 1946 Piqua, OH, US
Mike Nunn 23 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 1, 1948
Ed Pacheco 27 R R 5' 11.0" 155 Dec 24, 1944
Joe Pactwa 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 2, 1948 Hammond, IN, US
Mike Pazik 22 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jan 26, 1950 Lynn, MA, US
George Pena 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Sep 16, 1944 Los Angeles, CA, US
Gerry Pirtle 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1947 Tulsa, OK, US
Scott Reid 25 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 7, 1947 Chicago, IL, US
Hal Reniff 33 R R 6' 0.0" 215 Jul 2, 1938 Warren, OH, US
Celerino Sanchez 28 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 3, 1944 El Guayabal, Veracruz, MX
Tony Solaita 25 L L 6' 0.0" 210 Jan 15, 1947 Nuuuli, AS
Robert Stickels 27 R R 6' 6.0" 235 Dec 7, 1944
Frank Tepedino 24 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 23, 1947 Brooklyn, NY, US
Rusty Torres 23 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 30, 1948 Aguadilla, PR
Danny Walton 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jul 14, 1947 Los Angeles, CA, US
Gary Waslewski 30 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Jul 21, 1941 Meriden, CT, US

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