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1970 Covington Astros

1970 > Class Rookie > 1970 Appalachian League
Overall: 32-24
Scored 286 runs, Allowed 263 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 30-26

Affiliation: Houston Astros-NL
Manager: Dick Smith
Represented: Covington, VA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1969 / 1971

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Richard Busby1847176151284553418522132.298.377.450.82768013
2Leonnard Davis192060477921310011323.191.367.468.83522000
3Jesus de la Rosa1654222209325512062840941.263.302.407.70985301
4Ronald DeJean181132255700040058.280.400.280.6807020
5Juan Diaz172110000000001.
6Larry Eldridge194110000000000.
7Mario Freeman191637354900001027.
8William Gardner17812114200010002.
9Clark Gillies165131301000000010.
10Greg Gross*17542292114074832271241727.351.397.445.84394001
11Anthony Lang*197870100000014.
12Francisco Lopez191030294910040004.310.300.345.64510001
13John McLaren1840146121222920311012022.240.354.331.68540221
14Willie Melendez1917675778010300917.
15John Midura20815112310000041.273.467.364.8304000
16Henry Moore*181025241410020108.
17Luis Rodriguez204115213822365042310724.261.318.384.70253511
18Donald Russell211249368134011111113.361.490.5561.04520002
19Rick Sanderlin18492041773254816281212439.305.392.463.85582201
20Joel Serna2546193170244732121621618.276.342.335.67757232
21Kyle Shook19816165610120004.375.375.6251.00010000
22Jose Sosa171021212600000106.
23Hector Stefany17816150200010118.
24Don Stratton171239353620030029.
25James Streleski*185551110000004.200.200.400.6002000
26Efrain Urquiola1811750000000014.
27Elvin Villalobos187761100020013.
28Milton Villalobos1719991200000001.
29Alton Williams*1853219186233851524362762.204.307.323.63060213
30Thomas Wise1823745781630310001110.281.431.491.92228420
30 Players18.656208518292864846412392334521202404.265.342.377.7186892116175
* - 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
1Ronald DeJean1872.7783.80111010071.07346304300592031.4519.
2Juan Diaz17000.00200004.032002010001.2506.
3Larry Eldridge19001.50400006.053105071011.6677.50.07.510.51.40
4William Gardner17201.0004.668400029.03416153160220011.72410.
5Clark Gillies16000.00100006.032003051001.0004.
6John Midura2022.5006.578620137.04633274130371001.59511.
7Henry Moore*1842.6672.5310720257.03927164200680011.0356.
8Kyle Shook1914.2003.648620042.03727171250421011.4767.
9Jose Sosa1735.3753.44101010055.04231211400504161.4916.
10Don Stratton1775.5832.81121280093.087392952001074021.1518.40.51.910.45.35
11James Streleski*1801.00013.915000111.01622171200122023.27313.10.816.49.80.60
12Efrain Urquiola1832.6003.6811000322.022119491191011.4099.
13Milton Villalobos1731.7500.82191101133.015430140351020.8794.
13 Players17.83224.5713.5856563917218465.0422263185272171464181201.3748.
* - 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


John McLaren393332860.9849.2615
Willie Melendez17158532.9829.5913


Jesus de la Rosa54356381919.9547.30
Clark Gillies28211.9095.00
Donald Russell250021.0002.50
Anthony Lang110001.0001.00


Joel Serna45105951516.9304.44
Mario Freeman7171632.9174.71
Richard Busby5111323.9234.80


Alton Williams24244163.9152.71
Richard Busby232142105.8632.74
Donald Russell10181713.9723.50
Mario Freeman315001.0002.00


Alton Williams293148243.7672.72
Richard Busby17253963.9143.76
Francisco Lopez9151972.8293.78
Hector Stefany78623.8752.00


Greg Gross54931033.9721.91
Rick Sanderlin4660970.9081.50
Luis Rodriguez4040210.9771.05
Leonnard Davis1914460.7500.95
Thomas Wise1818231.8701.11
Anthony Lang43010.7500.75
Clark Gillies110001.0001.00


Milton Villalobos195810.9290.68
Don Stratton12614011.0001.67
Ronald DeJean114711.9171.00
Efrain Urquiola1114001.0000.45
Henry Moore1034001.0000.70
Jose Sosa103850.6881.10
William Gardner823001.0000.63
John Midura811020.8461.38
Kyle Shook81820.8181.13
James Streleski51210.7500.60
Larry Eldridge411001.0000.50
Juan Diaz200000.00
Clark Gillies101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Richard Busby18RR6' 1.0"170Nov 5, 1951Bessemer, AL, US
Leonnard Davis19RR5' 10.0"180Jun 20, 1951Daytona Beach, FL, US
Jesus de la Rosa16RR6' 1.0"153Aug 5, 1953Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Ronald DeJean18RR6' 4.0"200Jun 10, 1952Denver, CO, US
Juan Diaz17RR6' 2.0"191May 26, 1953Bani, Peravia, DO
Larry Eldridge19RR6' 0.0"1701951
Mario Freeman19RRAug 22, 1950
William Gardner17RR6' 2.0"169Aug 7, 1952Chicago, IL, US
Clark Gillies16RR6' 2.0"185Apr 7, 1954Moose Jaw, SK, CA
Greg Gross17LL5' 10.0"160Aug 1, 1952York, PA, US
Anthony Lang19LL6' 2.0"1751951
Francisco Lopez19RR5' 11.0"160Oct 10, 1950Ponce, PR
John McLaren18RR6' 0.0"190Sep 29, 1951Galveston, TX, US
Willie Melendez19RR6' 1.0"175May 13, 1951Cidra, PR
John Midura20RR6' 1.0"190Dec 16, 1949Palmer, MA, US
Henry Moore18LL6' 3.0"198Aug 5, 1951Saginaw, MI, US
Luis Rodriguez20RR5' 11.0"180Mar 14, 1950Villalba, PR
Donald Russell21RR6' 0.0"180Feb 2, 1949Baltimore, MD, US
Rick Sanderlin18RR5' 9.0"165Dec 27, 1951Pasadena, CA, US
Joel Serna25RRFeb 1, 1945
Kyle Shook19RR6' 0.0"205Jan 13, 1951Beaumont, TX, US
Jose Sosa17RR5' 11.0"158Dec 28, 1952Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO
Hector Stefany17RR6' 0.0"1551953La Romana, La Romana, DO
Don Stratton17RR6' 3.0"180Aug 20, 1952Los Angeles, CA, US
James Streleski18LL6' 2.0"175Apr 3, 1952Dayton, OH, US
Efrain Urquiola18RRJul 27, 1951
Elvin Villalobos18RR5' 10.0"170Jul 25, 1951
Milton Villalobos17RR6' 0.0"170Sep 15, 1952Cabo Rojo, PR
Alton Williams18LR6' 0.0"175Jan 11, 1952Oxford, NC, US
Thomas Wise18RR6' 1.0"185May 31, 1952Vancouver, WA, US

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