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1973 Syracuse Chiefs

1973 > Class AAA > 1973 International League (North)
Overall: 76-70
Scored 657 runs, Allowed 627 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-70

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Bobby Cox
Represented: Syracuse, NY
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1972 / 1974

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Kenneth Bennett*22121456411471091527611293644.265.323.363.686149144
2Rick Bladt261315704879712515108571936758.257.352.378.730184673
3Jim Deidel24772392143247102331002041.220.294.327.62170311
4Rick Dempsey2312245138753961446471145543.248.338.351.689136117
5Mike Ferraro2869230204174572123001937.
6Mike Fiore*281104353444584144846207455.244.383.378.761130593Stats for 2 teams
7Joe Grzenda3645110000000001.
8Jim Kennedy*2612548241365107142541755336.259.343.339.682140376
9Jerry Kenney*28341229911346101263206.343.463.424.88742210
10George Kopacz*3213251644655106172757426377.238.331.332.663148124
11Tommy Matchick*29873062622171133335123041.271.341.378.71999176
12Wayne Nordhagen24130476438461151501370933498.263.321.386.707169400Stats for 2 teams
13Ed Pacheco28619191610031002.316.316.368.6847000
14Fred Stanley251113973225780151230656144.248.371.320.6911032120
15Ron Swoboda29269685152530614111118.294.375.541.91646000
16Frank Tepedino*2541176164214772324431029.287.326.409.73467011
17Otto Velez2213855240992110197299884130106.269.450.5621.012230814
18George Zeber#2267254211263681323413443.
18 Players25.714652994499657113818143946148743661688.253.350.375.725168736604343
* - 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
1Tom Buskey2664.6002.9030200587.07634287282523021.1957.
2Dave Cheadle*2179.4384.392424400127.01147662131100787151.7648.
3Al Closter*30911.4503.6728271340189.015783772491113940151.3127.
4Ken Crosby2578.4675.192921510137.0142877914526736051.4169.
5Richard Earle2101.00015.75220004.077714001012.75015.
6Mike Ferraro28004.50100002.011102001001.5004.
7Larry Gowell25108.5563.402724720159.01447160977410413091.3908.
8Joe Grzenda*3676.5382.43450001874.05122207318580121.1086.
9Ron Klimkowski2912.3337.3612100033.0513227460122001.72713.
10Jim Magnuson*2674.6364.04191141078.08045357331421061.4499.
11Jody Norris20000.00100004.010000020000.2502.
12Dave Pagan2323.4002.416630041.03114113161401021.1466.
13Mike Pazik*23138.6194.5325251000167.0166938416851765041.5038.
14Gerry Pirtle2575.5834.8343310695.010360517438560021.5379.
15Ken Poulsen2501.0000.00100002.022000000001.0009.
15 Players26.67670.5214.08146146994712291197.0112662754211257832732442531.4248.
* - 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


Rick Dempsey11158569912.9865.8914
Jim Deidel422141732.9875.505
Fred Stanley121001.0003.000


George Kopacz113939718112.9928.94
Mike Fiore4837033732.9838.40Stats for 2 teams
Frank Tepedino6625051.00011.17
Kenneth Bennett250011.0002.50
Tommy Matchick120001.0002.00


Jim Kennedy781811841862.9534.68
George Zeber661421901041.9715.03
Tommy Matchick11131916.9702.91
Jerry Kenney22220.6672.00


Tommy Matchick7754180925.9633.04
Mike Ferraro56339957.9642.36
Jim Kennedy26233646.9372.27
Ed Pacheco67912.9412.67
Otto Velez32210.8001.33


Fred Stanley1101883432375.9584.83
Jerry Kenney3044920161.0004.53
Jim Kennedy192154310.9623.95


Rick Bladt1302861375.9772.30
Wayne Nordhagen129222981.9671.79Stats for 2 teams
Otto Velez121175993.9531.52
Kenneth Bennett112183870.9651.71
Mike Fiore3132421.9471.16Stats for 2 teams
Ron Swoboda25333001.0001.44
Mike Ferraro34010.8001.33
Jerry Kenney250001.0002.50
Frank Tepedino130001.0003.00


Joe Grzenda45119011.0000.44
Gerry Pirtle4382231.9090.70
Tom Buskey3041442.8180.60
Ken Crosby2971311.9520.69
Al Closter28123124.9561.54
Larry Gowell271125021.0001.33
Mike Pazik25624001.0001.20
Dave Cheadle241022021.0001.33
Jim Magnuson1941011.9330.74
Ron Klimkowski120120.3330.08
Dave Pagan61412.8330.83
Richard Earle211001.0001.00
Mike Ferraro100000.00
Jody Norris100000.00
Ken Poulsen100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Kenneth Bennett22LL5' 11.0"180May 9, 1951
Rick Bladt26RR6' 1.0"160Dec 9, 1946Santa Cruz, CA, US
Tom Buskey26RR6' 3.0"200Feb 20, 1947Harrisburg, PA, US
Dave Cheadle21LL6' 2.0"203Feb 19, 1952Greensboro, NC, US
Al Closter30LL6' 2.0"190Jun 15, 1943Creighton, NE, US
Ken Crosby25RR6' 2.0"179Dec 15, 1947New Denver, BC, CA
Jim Deidel24RR6' 2.0"195Jun 6, 1949Denver, CO, US
Rick Dempsey23RR6' 0.0"190Sep 13, 1949Fayetteville, TN, US
Richard Earle21RR6' 1.0"190Apr 3, 1952
Mike Ferraro28RR5' 11.0"175Aug 18, 1944Kingston, NY, US
Mike Fiore28LL6' 0.0"175Oct 11, 1944Brooklyn, NY, US
Larry Gowell25RR6' 2.0"182May 2, 1948Lewiston, ME, US
Joe Grzenda36RL6' 2.0"180Jun 8, 1937Scranton, PA, US
Jim Kennedy26LR5' 9.0"160Nov 1, 1946Tulsa, OK, US
Jerry Kenney28LR6' 1.0"170Jun 30, 1945St. Louis, MO, US
Ron Klimkowski29RR6' 2.0"190Mar 1, 1944Jersey City, NJ, US
George Kopacz32LL6' 1.0"195Feb 26, 1941Chicago, IL, US
Jim Magnuson26RL6' 2.0"190Aug 18, 1946Marinette, WI, US
Tommy Matchick29LR6' 1.0"173Sep 7, 1943Hazleton, PA, US
Wayne Nordhagen24RR6' 2.0"205Jul 4, 1948Thief River Falls, MN, US
Jody Norris20RR5' 11.0"184Jul 4, 1952
Ed Pacheco28RR5' 11.0"155Dec 24, 1944
Dave Pagan23RR6' 2.0"175Sep 15, 1949Nipawin, SK, CA
Mike Pazik23LL6' 2.0"195Jan 26, 1950Lynn, MA, US
Gerry Pirtle25RR6' 1.0"185Dec 3, 1947Tulsa, OK, US
Ken Poulsen25LR6' 1.0"190Aug 4, 1947Van Nuys, CA, US
Fred Stanley25RR5' 10.0"165Aug 13, 1947Farnhamville, IA, US
Ron Swoboda29RR6' 2.0"195Jun 30, 1944Baltimore, MD, US
Frank Tepedino25LL5' 11.0"185Nov 23, 1947Brooklyn, NY, US
Otto Velez22RR6' 0.0"170Nov 29, 1950Ponce, PR
George Zeber22SR5' 11.0"170Aug 29, 1950Ellwood City, PA, US

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