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1973 Cedar Rapids Astros

1973 > Class A > 1973 Midwest League (North)
Overall: 61-60
Scored 522 runs, Allowed 493 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 64-57

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Leo Posada
Represented: Cedar Rapids, IA
Ballpark: Veterans Memorial Stadium (I) (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974

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 Romualdo Blanco 19 21 49 44 3 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 24 .091 .111 .091 .202 4 0 4 0
2 Eleno Cuen 20 21 57 53 5 10 0 0 1 7 0 0 3 16 .189 .232 .245 .477 13 0 1 0
3 Bob Dean 20 24 26 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 13 .043 .120 .043 .163 1 0 1 0
4 Paulo DeLeon 17 32 27 25 4 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 8 .280 .280 .440 .720 11 0 2 0
5 Steve Englishbey* 18 111 453 341 70 85 13 4 14 53 21 2 104 92 .249 .426 .434 .860 148 4 0 4
6 Guillermo Foster 22 83 269 245 24 50 10 5 1 19 10 4 18 63 .204 .269 .298 .567 73 4 1 1
7 Art Gardner* 20 26 110 94 16 28 9 0 1 15 5 1 11 22 .298 .394 .426 .820 40 4 1 0
8 Arturo Gonzalez 17 59 129 124 10 20 1 0 0 6 2 0 3 45 .161 .181 .169 .350 21 0 2 0
9 James Herring* 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 Al Javier 19 104 443 395 65 104 16 3 6 47 16 6 29 63 .263 .327 .365 .691 144 11 2 6
11 Francisco Lopez 22 47 36 31 4 6 2 0 0 4 0 0 4 13 .194 .278 .258 .536 8 0 0 1
12 Mike Markl 23 11 22 18 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 .167 .286 .222 .508 4 1 1 0
13 Willie Melendez 22 70 257 220 21 51 5 0 0 26 1 2 33 32 .232 .333 .255 .588 56 1 2 1
14 Fred Mims 23 116 466 410 72 120 24 12 14 71 16 7 49 101 .293 .367 .512 .879 210 2 0 5
15 Jorge Moreno 17 5 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
16 Pastor Perez 22 77 300 268 32 58 14 0 0 20 6 2 25 46 .216 .289 .269 .557 72 3 2 2
17 Ramon Perez 21 97 392 344 55 79 9 5 0 24 18 2 38 58 .230 .309 .285 .594 98 3 4 3
18 Neil Rasmussen 20 110 414 380 46 83 16 0 3 43 15 2 28 59 .218 .278 .284 .562 108 4 0 2
19 Jesus Reyes* 21 46 10 9 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .222 .300 .222 .522 2 0 0 0
20 Luis Sanchez 19 26 47 42 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 24 .071 .152 .071 .224 3 0 1 0
21 Jose Sosa 20 8 18 18 4 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 .222 .222 .333 .556 6 0 0 0
22 Mike Stanton# 20 8 23 22 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .182 .217 .227 .445 5 0 0 0
23 Rafael Tatis 20 117 476 409 49 100 21 6 3 45 13 5 55 86 .244 .335 .347 .682 142 4 1 7
24 George Vasquez 23 57 200 162 21 35 8 0 4 23 1 2 34 45 .216 .354 .340 .693 55 1 2 1
25 Alton Williams* 21 22 77 59 10 9 2 0 1 4 3 0 15 20 .153 .351 .237 .588 14 3 0 0
26 Rick Williams 20 23 44 35 6 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 5 15 .229 .325 .257 .582 9 0 4 0
27 Bob Youse 20 20 19 19 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .105 .105 .105 .211 2 0 0 0
27 Players 20.5 121 4373 3797 522 876 154 36 49 424 127 36 466 873 .231 .320 .329 .648 1249 45 32 33 23
* - 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 Romualdo Blanco 19 9 9 .500 3.32 21 21 8 2 0 133.0 115 70 49 8 87 2 158 2 3 12 1.519 7.8 0.5 5.9 10.7 1.82
2 Eleno Cuen 20 10 8 .556 3.06 21 21 9 0 0 147.0 136 74 50 9 66 2 120 6 2 3 1.374 8.3 0.6 4.0 7.3 1.82
3 Bob Dean 20 2 7 .222 4.50 24 15 0 0 1 76.0 75 57 38 1 59 1 90 2 0 10 1.763 8.9 0.1 7.0 10.7 1.53
4 Paulo DeLeon 17 7 5 .583 3.68 30 8 1 1 4 88.0 85 46 36 4 52 2 57 1 3 3 1.557 8.7 0.4 5.3 5.8 1.10
5 Juan Diaz 20 0 3 .000 6.00 4 0 0 0 0 6.0 10 5 4 0 7 1 3 0 1 0 2.833 15.0 0.0 10.5 4.5 0.43
6 James Herring 19 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 Francisco Lopez 22 7 3 .700 2.06 46 2 0 0 10 109.0 71 34 25 1 74 5 106 13 3 11 1.330 5.9 0.1 6.1 8.8 1.43
8 Jesus Reyes* 21 4 6 .400 3.81 46 1 0 0 14 59.0 54 27 25 3 31 2 27 3 0 3 1.441 8.2 0.5 4.7 4.1 0.87
9 Luis Sanchez 19 5 9 .357 4.22 26 19 6 1 0 130.0 140 75 61 9 43 1 93 6 3 5 1.408 9.7 0.6 3.0 6.4 2.16
10 Jose Sosa 20 4 1 .800 3.79 7 7 0 0 0 38.0 33 17 16 2 28 0 37 2 0 4 1.605 7.8 0.5 6.6 8.8 1.32
11 Mike Stanton 20 3 2 .600 1.36 7 7 5 1 0 53.0 40 16 8 1 18 2 59 2 0 5 1.094 6.8 0.2 3.1 10.0 3.28
12 Rick Williams 20 7 6 .538 3.31 23 17 3 2 2 117.0 135 52 43 6 36 2 93 3 2 0 1.462 10.4 0.5 2.8 7.2 2.58
13 Bob Youse 20 2 1 .667 2.72 20 3 0 0 0 53.0 40 20 16 2 52 1 48 1 0 7 1.736 6.8 0.3 8.8 8.2 0.92
13 Players 19.9 61 60 .504 3.31 121 121 89 32 10 31 1008.0 934 493 371 46 554 21 891 41 17 63 1.476 8.3 0.4 4.9 8.0 1.61
* - 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
Willie Melendez 69 530 47 7 5 .988 8.36 11
George Vasquez 53 408 41 11 5 .976 8.47 5
Al Javier 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Mims 77 551 34 20 48 .967 7.60
Rafael Tatis 31 239 16 1 12 .996 8.23
Guillermo Foster 21 121 6 3 17 .977 6.05
Francisco Lopez 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jesus Reyes 5 6 1 0 1 1.000 1.40

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Perez 60 106 141 17 26 .936 4.12
Pastor Perez 45 76 124 13 16 .939 4.44
Alton Williams 19 36 39 8 10 .904 3.95
Mike Markl 6 13 15 1 1 .966 4.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Neil Rasmussen 110 97 154 25 4 .909 2.28
Pastor Perez 9 11 18 3 1 .906 3.22
Rafael Tatis 3 2 8 1 1 .909 3.33
Mike Markl 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.00
Ramon Perez 1 3 2 0 0 1.000 5.00
Alton Williams 1 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rafael Tatis 73 111 165 21 42 .929 3.78
Ramon Perez 33 61 80 13 7 .916 4.27
Pastor Perez 22 31 51 10 12 .891 3.73
Jorge Moreno 1 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Englishbey 108 132 9 10 0 .934 1.31
Al Javier 103 150 7 11 2 .935 1.52
Guillermo Foster 48 89 5 2 1 .979 1.96
Fred Mims 45 75 6 3 1 .964 1.80
Arturo Gonzalez 36 47 5 0 0 1.000 1.44
Art Gardner 25 42 3 2 0 .957 1.80
Rafael Tatis 16 25 0 2 0 .926 1.56

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Francisco Lopez 46 3 20 3 3 .885 0.50
Jesus Reyes 46 2 15 5 1 .773 0.37
Paulo DeLeon 30 3 15 1 0 .947 0.60
Luis Sanchez 26 8 37 6 5 .882 1.73
Bob Dean 24 2 13 2 2 .882 0.63
Rick Williams 23 2 23 3 0 .893 1.09
Romualdo Blanco 21 4 22 11 0 .703 1.24
Eleno Cuen 21 6 33 8 2 .830 1.86
Bob Youse 20 2 13 3 1 .833 0.75
Jose Sosa 7 4 9 3 2 .813 1.86
Mike Stanton 7 3 7 1 0 .909 1.43
Juan Diaz 4 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
James Herring 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Romualdo Blanco 19 R R 6' 3.0" 160 Feb 7, 1954 Curiepe, Miranda, VE
Eleno Cuen 20 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 18, 1952 Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, MX
Bob Dean 20 R R 5' 11.0" 170 May 17, 1953 Comox, BC, CA
Paulo DeLeon 17 R R Aug 22, 1955
Juan Diaz 20 R R 6' 2.0" 191 May 26, 1953 Bani, Peravia, DO
Steve Englishbey 18 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 17, 1954 Houston, TX, US
Guillermo Foster 22 R R 6' 3.0" 169 Jun 15, 1951
Art Gardner 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 21, 1952 Madden, MS, US
Arturo Gonzalez 17 R R 6' 1.0" 152 Oct 29, 1955 Tampiquito Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, MX
James Herring 19 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 11, 1953 Nashville, TN, US
Al Javier 19 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 4, 1954 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Francisco Lopez 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 10, 1950 Ponce, PR
Mike Markl 23 R R 5' 7.0" 150 May 30, 1950 San Antonio, TX, US
Willie Melendez 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 13, 1951 Cidra, PR
Fred Mims 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 14, 1950 Garland County, AL, US
Jorge Moreno 17 R R 6' 2.0" 160 Nov 24, 1955 Puerto Armuelles, Chiriqui, PA
Pastor Perez 22 R R Nov 23, 1950
Ramon Perez 21 R R 6' 0.0" 150 Feb 1, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Neil Rasmussen 20 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 7, 1952
Jesus Reyes 21 L L 5' 4.0" 112 Jan 10, 1952
Luis Sanchez 19 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Aug 24, 1953 Cariaco, Sucre, VE
Jose Sosa 20 R R 5' 11.0" 158 Dec 28, 1952 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Mike Stanton 20 S R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 25, 1952 St. Louis, MO, US
Rafael Tatis 20 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 1, 1953
George Vasquez 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Aug 8, 1949 Tempe, AZ, US
Alton Williams 21 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 11, 1952 Oxford, NC, US
Rick Williams 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Nov 9, 1952 Merced, CA, US
Bob Youse 20 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 14, 1952 Glendale, AZ, US

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