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1977 Wichita Aeros

1977 > Class AAA > 1977 American Association (West)
Overall: 68-64
Scored 646 runs, Allowed 629 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-64

Affiliation: Chicago Cubs-NL
Manager: Harry Dunlop
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS), Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS) and Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1976 / 1978

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Mike Adams281204653717711923523912458070.321.438.5961.034221428
2Larry Anderson2442333143001200218. for 2 teams
3Pete Broberg2714363368302800010.242.265.515.78017120
4Ed Crosby*2870252228296765326112228.294.361.404.76592200
5Bobby Darwin342510079162120719011926.266.410.557.96744101
6Joe Decker3014363156100000012.
7William Droege263551200110000.400.4001.0001.4005000
8Keith Drumright*22842882683777104017421716.287.329.354.68395021
9Jim Dwyer*2713058846411315438121870281310840.332.459.5821.041270646
10Ken Frailing*2915641000000010.
11Dave Geisel*2228292704000100014.
12Mike Gordon#231124033374677193954055974.228.344.383.727129151
13Steve Hamrick2527483524000200312.
14Kent Jacobson*26118448397481131741073014054.285.353.423.776168434
15Rick Jones*225210000000010.000.500.000.5000000
16Dennis Lamp2420544289100100710.214.327.238.56510050
17Donnie Moore*231129252600150018.240.269.360.6299030
18Mark Obal21610100000000005.
19Gerry Pirtle295319171100000025.
20Gaylen Pitts31515121201020134.167.333.333.6674000
21Willie Prall*272220183510030029.278.350.333.6836000
22Ed Putman23822752343162110730303339.265.363.402.76494422
23George Riley*209220000000001.
24Chuck Rogers*2328675710122021100315.211.246.351.59720061
25Dave Schneck*2811844339157941911454944377.240.317.402.719157324
26Mike Sember2410336732246791116274340107.245.326.342.668110023
27Douglas Stodgel2866185161213871525112010.236.320.385.70662040
28Scot Thompson*21124500446771362451154834542.305.369.455.824203243
29Jim Todd*2919760000000011.
30Robert Umfleet*244814712672741012201723.214.303.262.56533022
31Oscar Zamora325916131300130003.231.231.462.6926030
31 Players25.4132486941686461126199431205898440568719.270.359.425.784177128693620
* - 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
1Larry Anderson2452.7143.3642600399.075483756049350131.3646. for 2 teams
2Pete Broberg2765.5455.38131341087.091615213300640031.3919.
3Joe Decker3057.4174.70141430090.09452475281540031.3569.
4Ken Frailing*2912.3334.3015200023.0331611150120011.65212.
5Dave Geisel*2246.4004.40281230194.09549469621571041.6709.
6Steve Hamrick*25611.3534.872723310135.0137917318724960021.5489.
7Rick Jones*2202.0005.545100013.0129826030021.3858.
8Dennis Lamp24114.7332.932017620129.011654428231524101.0788.
9Donnie Moore2344.5004.91111120066.06838367220341001.3649.
10Gerry Pirtle2967.4624.2253100498.010650467445901151.5319.
11Willie Prall*2734.4296.6022810160.06649448380330221.7339.
12George Riley*20004.859000013.01577080110001.76910.
13Chuck Rogers23119.5504.392827710168.0192968217443744331.40510.
14Jim Todd29301.0001.3319000727.02144290160021.1117.
15Oscar Zamora3272.7784.39590001780.081403913170421021.2259.
15 Players26.46864.5154.50132132103295301097.0114062954811042615652137311.4289.
* - 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


Mike Gordon10252948129.9805.663
Ed Putman321502031.9835.316
Douglas Stodgel7252001.0003.862


Scot Thompson9888460693.9949.63
Ed Putman3531320127.9979.51
Ed Crosby2163011.0009.50
Robert Umfleet151011.0006.00


Keith Drumright761482261149.9714.92
Mike Adams4597113626.9724.67
Ed Crosby243445310.9633.29
Gaylen Pitts10110.5001.00
Robert Umfleet110001.0001.00


Mike Adams624112468.9652.66
Douglas Stodgel39246267.9352.21
Robert Umfleet38316781.9252.58
Ed Crosby641001.0000.83
Gaylen Pitts24210.8573.00


Mike Sember991432962467.9484.43
Ed Crosby3554991225.9274.37
Mark Obal363021.0003.00
Douglas Stodgel110001.0001.00


Jim Dwyer130245681.9691.93
Dave Schneck1122021053.9771.89
Kent Jacobson109163161.9651.50
Bobby Darwin2444221.9581.92
Scot Thompson2236211.9741.73
Mike Adams1115010.9381.36
William Droege120001.0002.00
Ed Putman120001.0002.00


Oscar Zamora59716001.0000.39
Gerry Pirtle5361820.9230.45
Larry Anderson4261441.8330.48Stats for 2 teams
Dave Geisel2811710.9470.64
Chuck Rogers28123725.9611.75
Steve Hamrick2773125.9501.41
Willie Prall2201011.9090.45
Dennis Lamp20935001.0002.20
Jim Todd1945001.0000.47
Ken Frailing150730.7000.47
Joe Decker1491411.9581.64
Pete Broberg134921.8671.00
Donnie Moore1191720.9292.36
George Riley936001.0001.00
Rick Jones501011.0000.20

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Mike Adams28RR5' 9.0"180Jul 24, 1948Cincinnati, OH, US
Larry Anderson24RR6' 3.0"190Dec 3, 1952Maywood, CA, US
Pete Broberg27RR6' 3.0"205Mar 2, 1950West Palm Beach, FL, US
Ed Crosby28LR6' 2.0"175May 26, 1949Long Beach, CA, US
Bobby Darwin34RR6' 2.0"190Feb 16, 1943Los Angeles, CA, US
Joe Decker30RR6' 0.0"180Jun 16, 1947Storm Lake, IA, US
William Droege26RR6' 1.0"195Jun 24, 1951
Keith Drumright22LR5' 10.0"170Oct 21, 1954Springfield, MO, US
Jim Dwyer27LL5' 10.0"165Jun 3, 1950Evergreen Park, IL, US
Ken Frailing29LL6' 0.0"190Jan 19, 1948Madison, WI, US
Dave Geisel22LL6' 3.0"210Jan 18, 1955Windber, PA, US
Mike Gordon23SR6' 3.0"215Sep 11, 1953Leominster, MA, US
Steve Hamrick25RL6' 1.0"195Apr 17, 1952
Kent Jacobson26LR6' 3.0"195Feb 1, 1951Fargo, ND, US
Rick Jones22LL6' 5.0"190Apr 16, 1955Jacksonville, FL, US
Dennis Lamp24RR6' 4.0"200Sep 23, 1952Los Angeles, CA, US
Donnie Moore23LR6' 0.0"185Feb 13, 1954Lubbock, TX, US
Mark Obal21RR5' 11.0"1701956
Gerry Pirtle29RR6' 1.0"185Dec 3, 1947Tulsa, OK, US
Gaylen Pitts31RR6' 1.0"175Jun 6, 1946Wichita, KS, US
Willie Prall27LL6' 3.0"200Apr 20, 1950Hackensack, NJ, US
Ed Putman23RR6' 1.0"190Sep 25, 1953Los Angeles, CA, US
George Riley20LL6' 2.0"210Oct 6, 1956Philadelphia, PA, US
Chuck Rogers23LR6' 6.0"215Nov 5, 1953Findlay, OH, US
Dave Schneck28LL5' 10.0"200Jun 18, 1949Allentown, PA, US
Mike Sember24RR6' 0.0"185Feb 24, 1953Hammond, IN, US
Douglas Stodgel28RR5' 9.0"170Aug 29, 1948
Scot Thompson21LL6' 3.0"195Dec 7, 1955Grove City, PA, US
Jim Todd29LR6' 2.0"190Sep 21, 1947Lancaster, PA, US
Robert Umfleet24LR6' 0.0"1801953
Oscar Zamora32RR5' 10.0"178Sep 23, 1944Camaguey, Camaguey, CU

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