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1972 Arkansas Travelers

1972 > Class AA > 1972 Texas League (East)
Overall: 65-74
Scored 535 runs, Allowed 550 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-71

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Fred Koenig
Represented: Little Rock, AR
Ballpark: Ray Winder Field (Little Rock, AR)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1971 / 1973

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Rudy Arroyo* 22 22 42 37 3 6 1 0 0 4 1 0 4 16 .162 .244 .189 .433 7 0 1 0
2 Tony Auferio 25 71 255 218 26 52 6 0 2 22 2 1 28 38 .239 .331 .294 .624 64 3 4 2
3 Brian Bach 24 52 13 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 1 0
4 Bill Bright* 23 127 476 439 59 116 16 2 20 69 11 2 29 84 .264 .309 .446 .756 196 2 1 5
5 Russ Caldarella 21 14 38 33 2 6 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 8 .182 .289 .212 .502 7 0 0 0
6 Larry Corral# 20 14 29 23 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 .130 .310 .130 .441 3 0 0 0
7 Tommy Cruz* 21 77 306 274 37 73 13 2 6 39 2 0 20 34 .266 .326 .394 .720 108 6 2 4
8 Wayne Dees* 24 38 139 117 15 33 4 1 2 16 1 1 18 15 .282 .372 .385 .757 45 0 2 2
9 Jim Dwyer* 22 44 185 162 16 41 1 0 2 14 4 5 16 23 .253 .318 .296 .615 48 0 6 1
10 Steven Evans 24 30 48 39 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 26 .103 .186 .128 .314 5 1 5 0
11 Rich Folkers* 25 22 31 30 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 14 .067 .067 .167 .233 5 0 1 0
12 Bob Forsch 22 25 62 56 5 11 3 0 0 5 0 0 4 14 .196 .250 .250 .500 14 0 2 0
13 Tom Heintzelman 25 139 596 524 68 138 25 5 4 47 13 3 53 89 .263 .330 .353 .684 185 1 15 3
14 Herb Hofvendahl 24 27 78 71 5 15 2 1 0 4 0 0 6 27 .211 .269 .268 .537 19 0 0 1
15 Al Hrabosky 22 29 58 49 3 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 21 .163 .226 .163 .390 8 0 5 0
16 Willie James 22 8 15 14 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 0 0 0
17 Dave Kent 23 43 140 123 12 32 7 0 6 22 1 0 15 36 .260 .336 .463 .799 57 0 0 2
18 Stanley Kmet 24 36 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0
19 Benny Looper 23 6 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0
20 Jose Lopez 21 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Jeffrey Mason 22 57 241 207 34 66 6 2 2 20 5 0 30 29 .319 .403 .396 .799 82 0 3 1
22 Bake McBride* 23 67 307 286 51 94 10 4 12 34 25 6 17 57 .329 .375 .517 .892 148 4 0 0
23 Ed Meredith 25 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
24 Greg Millikan* 24 47 33 31 1 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 7 .194 .219 .323 .541 10 0 1 0
25 David Nitschke 25 83 263 231 19 60 11 0 0 2 2 1 27 45 .260 .336 .307 .643 71 1 1 3
26 Dennis Parks 25 87 303 269 23 59 7 0 7 33 1 2 24 50 .219 .288 .323 .611 87 3 4 3 Stats for 2 teams
27 Rick Pope 22 22 36 33 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 15 .212 .212 .212 .424 7 0 3 0
28 Barry Poris* 24 43 123 108 11 31 4 0 0 6 3 1 12 19 .287 .358 .324 .682 35 0 3 0
29 George Putz* 25 116 441 374 49 103 24 1 13 48 2 4 65 68 .275 .384 .449 .833 168 1 1 0
30 Milt Ramirez 22 139 549 497 51 115 21 3 2 37 10 3 25 43 .231 .263 .298 .560 148 0 16 11
31 Jorge Roque 22 22 98 85 11 29 4 1 1 19 4 0 12 13 .341 .418 .447 .865 38 0 0 1
32 Richard Stonum 24 52 11 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 .000 .444 .000 .444 0 0 2 0
33 Jackie Stripling 23 22 45 40 9 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 13 .150 .209 .225 .434 9 0 2 0
34 Tommy Thompson 25 84 202 182 20 48 8 0 2 17 6 1 17 34 .264 .327 .341 .667 62 1 0 2
35 Phil Trombino 25 11 41 38 5 9 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 .237 .293 .263 .556 10 2 0 0
36 Mike Vail 20 19 68 65 4 12 6 0 1 7 1 0 2 12 .185 .209 .323 .532 21 0 1 0
36 Players 23.5 139 5084 4499 535 1151 178 22 81 479 95 29 442 848 .256 .323 .359 .683 1616 25 80 38 29
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 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 Rudy Arroyo* 22 7 5 .583 2.66 18 18 4 0 0 122.0 115 47 36 5 53 4 90 1 0 5 1.377 8.5 0.4 3.9 6.6 1.70
2 Brian Bach 24 1 4 .200 3.92 52 1 0 0 10 78.0 87 45 34 10 18 6 61 5 0 6 1.346 10.0 1.2 2.1 7.0 3.39
3 Steven Evans 24 8 9 .471 3.18 30 18 6 1 2 136.0 120 55 48 12 47 7 82 4 0 9 1.228 7.9 0.8 3.1 5.4 1.74
4 Rich Folkers* 25 5 4 .556 3.16 22 11 1 0 2 94.0 82 36 33 6 29 5 88 3 0 4 1.181 7.9 0.6 2.8 8.4 3.03
5 Bob Forsch 22 8 10 .444 4.35 24 24 7 2 0 153.0 158 85 74 10 47 5 109 10 0 9 1.340 9.3 0.6 2.8 6.4 2.32
6 Al Hrabosky* 22 7 12 .368 3.41 25 22 6 1 1 145.0 134 71 55 7 64 7 142 10 0 9 1.366 8.3 0.4 4.0 8.8 2.22
7 Stanley Kmet 24 1 1 .500 2.16 36 0 0 0 4 50.0 48 20 12 0 19 3 26 0 0 1 1.340 8.6 0.0 3.4 4.7 1.37
8 Larry Koch 24 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 4.000 36.0 0.0 0.0 18.0
9 Jose Lopez 21 0 0 12.00 4 0 0 0 0 3.0 9 8 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 4.333 27.0 0.0 12.0 3.0 0.25
10 Ed Meredith* 25 0 0 6.43 5 0 0 0 1 7.0 5 6 5 2 7 0 8 0 0 1 1.714 6.4 2.6 9.0 10.3 1.14
11 Greg Millikan* 24 9 4 .692 1.68 47 8 2 1 7 102.0 74 24 19 3 39 5 85 2 0 3 1.108 6.5 0.3 3.4 7.5 2.18
12 Rick Pope 22 5 12 .294 4.32 22 20 1 0 0 102.0 99 63 49 3 57 6 82 5 0 10 1.529 8.7 0.3 5.0 7.2 1.44
13 Richard Stonum 24 5 7 .417 4.11 52 1 0 0 3 70.0 69 40 32 5 34 5 50 1 0 2 1.471 8.9 0.6 4.4 6.4 1.47
14 Jackie Stripling 23 9 5 .643 2.78 16 16 3 0 0 107.0 97 44 33 6 52 3 88 2 0 7 1.393 8.2 0.5 4.4 7.4 1.69
14 Players 23.3 65 74 .468 3.36 139 139 109 30 9 30 1173.0 1105 550 438 69 469 56 917 45 0 68 1.342 8.5 0.5 3.6 7.0 1.96

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
David Nitschke 75 430 50 8 5 .984 6.40 10
Tony Auferio 65 455 48 10 3 .981 7.74 3
Dennis Parks 61 389 31 9 7 .979 6.89 14 Stats for 2 teams
Larry Corral 4 24 2 0 0 1.000 6.50 1
Benny Looper 4 15 0 1 0 .938 3.75 0

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Putz 92 650 57 3 56 .996 7.68
Barry Poris 33 168 9 3 18 .983 5.36
Wayne Dees 23 150 18 4 18 .977 7.30
Phil Trombino 9 68 1 3 3 .958 7.67
Tommy Thompson 4 24 0 0 1 1.000 6.00
Dave Kent 3 24 0 2 4 .923 8.00
Larry Corral 2 12 3 0 3 1.000 7.50
Willie James 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Tony Auferio 1 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
Bill Bright 1 7 0 2 0 .778 7.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Heintzelman 137 324 361 20 82 .972 5.00
Tommy Thompson 3 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33
Milt Ramirez 2 4 3 0 1 1.000 3.50

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeffrey Mason 55 35 81 11 8 .913 2.11
Tommy Thompson 44 66 68 11 5 .924 3.05
George Putz 25 12 23 5 1 .875 1.40
Mike Vail 13 12 13 1 3 .962 1.92
Dave Kent 11 10 20 4 0 .882 2.73
Larry Corral 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Milt Ramirez 137 228 371 46 80 .929 4.37
Jeffrey Mason 5 2 2 2 0 .667 0.80
Tom Heintzelman 3 5 10 1 1 .938 5.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill Bright 122 177 15 12 1 .941 1.57
Tommy Cruz 75 117 11 7 2 .948 1.71
Bake McBride 67 130 3 3 1 .978 1.99
Jim Dwyer 44 101 6 2 0 .982 2.43
Herb Hofvendahl 25 33 1 1 0 .971 1.36
Dennis Parks 24 32 2 0 1 1.000 1.42 Stats for 2 teams
Jorge Roque 22 58 2 1 1 .984 2.73
Dave Kent 16 12 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Wayne Dees 14 19 0 3 0 .864 1.36
Barry Poris 11 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.45
Russ Caldarella 10 14 1 0 1 1.000 1.50
Mike Vail 7 11 1 0 0 1.000 1.71
Willie James 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Tony Auferio 2 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
Tommy Thompson 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Bach 52 4 8 0 3 1.000 0.23
Richard Stonum 52 4 9 0 3 1.000 0.25
Greg Millikan 47 4 16 2 2 .909 0.43
Stanley Kmet 36 2 5 2 0 .778 0.19
Steven Evans 30 15 23 2 2 .950 1.27
Al Hrabosky 25 0 17 4 0 .810 0.68
Bob Forsch 24 11 28 1 5 .975 1.63
Rich Folkers 22 7 10 1 2 .944 0.77
Rick Pope 22 10 15 2 0 .926 1.14
Rudy Arroyo 18 5 21 2 3 .929 1.44
Jackie Stripling 16 6 23 3 1 .906 1.81
Ed Meredith 5 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.40
Jose Lopez 4 0 0 0 0 0.00
Larry Koch 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Rudy Arroyo 22 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 19, 1950 New York, NY, US
Tony Auferio 25 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 13, 1947 Orange, NJ, US
Brian Bach 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 11, 1948 Kingston, NY, US
Bill Bright 23 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 30, 1949 Allentown, PA, US
Russ Caldarella 21 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Feb 8, 1951 Long Beach, CA, US
Larry Corral 20 S R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 21, 1951 San Mateo, CA, US
Tommy Cruz 21 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Feb 15, 1951 Arroyo, PR
Wayne Dees 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 26, 1947 Lakeland, FL, US
Jim Dwyer 22 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 3, 1950 Evergreen Park, IL, US
Steven Evans 24 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Dec 19, 1947 Elmhurst, IL, US
Rich Folkers 25 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Oct 17, 1946 Waterloo, IA, US
Bob Forsch 22 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 13, 1950 Sacramento, CA, US
Tom Heintzelman 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 3, 1946 St. Charles, MO, US
Herb Hofvendahl 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 18, 1947 San Francisco, CA, US
Al Hrabosky 22 R L 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 21, 1949 Oakland, CA, US
Willie James 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jul 11, 1949 Marksville, LA, US
Dave Kent 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 1, 1948 Tampa, FL, US
Stanley Kmet 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 27, 1948
Larry Koch 24 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jan 16, 1948
Benny Looper 23 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 29, 1948 Granite, OK, US
Jose Lopez 21 R R 6' 1.0" 158 Dec 23, 1950 Maracay, Aragua, VE
Jeffrey Mason 22 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Sep 11, 1949 Long Beach, CA, US
Bake McBride 23 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Feb 3, 1949 Fulton, MO, US
Ed Meredith 25 R L 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 15, 1947 Louisville, KY, US
Greg Millikan 24 L L 6' 2.0" 187 May 10, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US
David Nitschke 25 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 17, 1947 Fresno, CA, US
Dennis Parks 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jan 31, 1947 Lindsay, CA, US
Rick Pope 22 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Jul 26, 1949 Inglewood, CA, US
Barry Poris 24 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 9, 1948 Brooklyn, NY, US
George Putz 25 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Jun 19, 1947 Rockville, CT, US
Milt Ramirez 22 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Apr 2, 1950 Mayaguez, PR
Jorge Roque 22 R R 5' 10.0" 158 Apr 28, 1950 Ponce, PR
Richard Stonum 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 13, 1948 St. Louis, MO, US
Jackie Stripling 23 R R 6' 2.0" 193 May 18, 1949 Holdenville, OK, US
Tommy Thompson 25 R R 6' 1.0" 160 May 22, 1947 Upland, CA, US
Phil Trombino 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 10, 1947 New York, NY, US
Mike Vail 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 10, 1951 San Francisco, CA, US

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