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1979 Omaha Royals

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (West)
Overall: 65-71
Scored 565 runs, Allowed 621 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 62-74

Affiliation: Kansas City Royals-AL
Manager: Gordon MacKenzie
Represented: Omaha, NE
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE), Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE) and Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium (Omaha, NE)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Mark Ballinger3029220000000001.
2German Barranca*221225494727912018784975176642.254.344.373.717176164
3Gary Christenson*2651220100000000.500.500.5001.0001000
4Jerry Cram3135220000000001.
5Dave Cripe2813155547966119262646825758.248.332.349.6811675104
6Todd Cruz2323959114244272121315.264.287.582.87053010
7Puchy Delgado#2536151131172451017631520. for 2 teams
8Bob Detherage24973132673063855341354070.236.335.360.69596132
9George Enright25351231071028610921817.262.331.336.66736350
10Jim Gaudet241094063713397131633362440.261.313.350.664130470
11Kevin Gillen*221013653224179183438133632.245.320.357.678115133
12Clint Hurdle*21682722203052130629244942.236.379.377.75683201
13Tim Ireland#2610944937053971615332395842.262.372.351.7231307131
14Rudy Kinard29114402355265883026702644.
15Jim Nettles*321335664776512231417861488378.256.366.444.810212204
16Darrell Parker232491841419211621416.226.256.310.56526012
17Ken Phelps*24130538430711142632077449872.265.406.479.885206613
18Joe Zdeb2673281241255471326523736.224.329.299.62772111
18 Players25.5136507343415651058197348852216364597614.244.338.366.704158735732733
* - 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
1Mark Ballinger3059.3574.612816311127.0138776512622706091.5759.
2Gary Christenson*2643.5712.5751100791.06933265437633231.2316.
3Jerry Cram3128.2004.3434310583.085474010243333021.3139.
4Ken Cvejdlik2276.5384.581717310108.0125575514341384141.47210.
5Mark Daly*24713.3504.272525520156.0176887410850686131.67310.
6Craig Eaton24128.6003.332626810189.0185857012481612021.2338.
7Steve Hamrick*2714.2005.765500025.0341816315080041.96012.
8Renie Martin2362.7503.1433000763.05627225388470131.4928.
9Randy McGilberry2597.5634.782315300111.0115625914462451011.4509.
10Mike Morley*2032.6004.81101011058.06332318241344011.5009.
11Bill Paschall2578.4674.651818400118.0144806117281533161.45811.
12Dan Quisenberry2621.6673.6026000535.02915141101161001.1147.
12 Players25.46571.4784.09136136108287251165.0121962153011145727536336381.4399.
* - 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


Jim Gaudet10547451146.9745.006
George Enright351311534.9804.173


Ken Phelps12811298013111.9899.45
Jim Nettles9621013.9868.00


Tim Ireland982252731968.9635.08
German Barranca336686316.9814.61
Rudy Kinard132935310.9554.92


Dave Cripe1311132561919.9512.82
Tim Ireland661613.9573.67


Rudy Kinard1011572661957.9574.19
Todd Cruz234786519.9645.78
German Barranca14132922.9553.00
Tim Ireland3210001.0004.00


Jim Nettles109253661.9772.38
Bob Detherage932481141.9852.78
Kevin Gillen811327001.0001.72
Joe Zdeb69134140.9711.96
Clint Hurdle661241444.9722.09
Puchy Delgado3492111.9892.74Stats for 2 teams
Darrell Parker570001.0001.40


Gary Christenson5152421.9350.57
Jerry Cram3461311.9500.56
Renie Martin3351122.8890.48
Mark Ballinger28132422.9491.32
Craig Eaton26112911.9761.54
Dan Quisenberry264912.9290.50
Mark Daly2563012.9731.44
Randy McGilberry23151331.9031.22
Bill Paschall181013011.0001.28
Ken Cvejdlik17812011.0001.18
Mike Morley1037001.0001.00
Steve Hamrick538001.0002.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Mark Ballinger30RR6' 6.0"205Jan 31, 1949Glendale, CA, US
German Barranca22LR6' 0.0"160Oct 19, 1956Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Gary Christenson26LL6' 5.0"200May 5, 1953Mineola, NY, US
Jerry Cram31RR6' 0.0"180Dec 9, 1947Los Angeles, CA, US
Dave Cripe28RR6' 0.0"180Apr 7, 1951Ramona, CA, US
Todd Cruz23RR6' 0.0"175Nov 23, 1955Highland Park, MI, US
Ken Cvejdlik22RR6' 3.0"195Jan 16, 1957Omaha, NE, US
Mark Daly24RL6' 1.0"197Sep 11, 1954West Palm Beach, FL, US
Puchy Delgado25SL5' 11.0"170Feb 2, 1954Hatillo, PR
Bob Detherage24RR6' 0.0"180Sep 20, 1954Springfield, MO, US
Craig Eaton24RR5' 11.0"175Sep 7, 1954Cincinnati, OH, US
George Enright25RR5' 11.0"175May 9, 1954New Britain, CT, US
Jim Gaudet24RR6' 0.0"185Jun 3, 1955New Orleans, LA, US
Kevin Gillen22LL6' 1.0"188Mar 20, 1957
Steve Hamrick27RL6' 1.0"195Apr 17, 1952
Clint Hurdle21LR6' 3.0"195Jul 30, 1957Big Rapids, MI, US
Tim Ireland26SR6' 0.0"180Mar 14, 1953Oakland, CA, US
Rudy Kinard29RR6' 0.0"170Oct 27, 1949
Renie Martin23RR6' 4.0"190Aug 30, 1955Dover, DE, US
Randy McGilberry25SR6' 1.0"195Oct 29, 1953Mobile, AL, US
Mike Morley20RL5' 11.0"175Jan 18, 1959
Jim Nettles32LL6' 0.0"186Mar 2, 1947San Diego, CA, US
Darrell Parker23RR6' 2.0"188Nov 3, 1955San Francisco, CA, US
Bill Paschall25RR6' 0.0"175Apr 22, 1954Norfolk, VA, US
Ken Phelps24LL6' 1.0"209Aug 6, 1954Seattle, WA, US
Dan Quisenberry26RR6' 2.0"170Feb 7, 1953Santa Monica, CA, US
Joe Zdeb26RR5' 11.0"185Jun 27, 1953Compton, IL, US

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