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1979 Iowa Oaks

1979 > Class AAA > 1979 American Association (East)
Overall: 69-67
Scored 681 runs, Allowed 686 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-68

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Joe Sparks and Tony La Russa
Represented: Des Moines, IA
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium (I) (Des Moines, IA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1978 / 1980

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Harold Baines*20125503466871392582287573380.298.342.528.870246004
2Kevin Bell23552271912845411137003442.236.348.440.78884002
3Juan Bernhardt2525655951821060046.305.338.373.71122002
4Thad Bosley*2295426382621011451241893962.264.332.335.667128113
5Harry Chappas#217730325936796353218123541.305.381.409.791106045
6Mike Colbern24572302142956151843011547.262.310.453.76397010
7Henry Cruz*271204774166411718617791044960.281.360.476.836198525
8Curt Etchandy22420173610170014.353.368.588.95710011
9Marv Foley*25772842503270151225022329.280.349.372.72193533
10Fred Frazier2811951344966132260744324429.294.360.399.7591795105
11Joe Gates*2464240215255591224971936.256.321.335.65672231
12Larry Hall22617161410030014.250.294.313.6075000
13Gary Holle2439136121173333314411018.273.336.421.75751221
14LaMarr Hoyt249110000000001.
15Art James*26165346111010122374.217.321.304.62514000
16Rusty Kuntz241224633946711627515574456111.294.382.503.885198283
17Art Kusnyer3348136123152540210001124.
18Bob Molinaro*2913356847590156235139350128126.328.423.480.903228309
19Mark Naehring232640100000022.250.500.250.7501000
20Chris Nyman243912098151850313311917.184.319.327.64632111
21Dewey Robinson2449110000000000.
22Pablo Torrealba*31221101000100001.0001.0001.0002.0001000
23Ray Torres21414142520000002.357.357.500.8577000
24Mike Wolf24104349311306721030442730. for 2 teams
24 Players24.71365104448268112482014111362513068503670.278.352.417.769187029414933
* - 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
1Lloyd Allen2956.4555.602812314106.0113756666524641121.6799.
2Rich Barnes*1901.0004.503300010.0126537051001.90010.
3Britt Burns*2023.4003.297610141.04117152150341111.3669.
4Nardi Contreras2776.5385.97201410095.011769637410669231.66311.
5Bobby Douglass*30009.00400007.0687013000102.7147.
6Mark Esser*2315.1676.6243610368.0705550106116020101.9269.
7Randall Evans2212.3334.028800047.03823213240302111.3197.
8Luis Guzman21006.00300016.054413030001.3337.
9Rich Hinton*3221.6673.305420130.0281511670160001.1678.
10Guy Hoffman*22601.0003.3413910270.06230265403342051.4578.
11Fred Howard2241.8001.657710049.0341393201450031.1026.
12LaMarr Hoyt2414.2004.609710143.05029225240270031.72110.
13Bart Johnson2915.1674.588810053.06034274160140011.43410.
14Art Kusnyer33009.00200003.023311011011.0006.
15Mitch Lukevics2586.5715.031817420111.013570625281664041.46810.
16Bill Moran2801.0003.00500009.083323011001.2228.
17Ramon Murillo2351.8333.7422510465.05530274301362051.3087.
18Mike Pazik*2902.00010.00220009.012101023031001.66712.
19Dewey Robinson24137.6502.9349000986.069322810439763121.3027.
20Gil Rondon2501.0003.184210017.01676260130011.2948.
21John Sutton26811.4214.774019704168.01951038915723692181.58910.
22Pablo Torrealba*3123.4006.9522300244.06840345211233022.02313.
23Steve Trout*2131.7503.004400027.0241091191121011.5938.
23 Players25.26967.5074.60136136111255321164.0122068659510256224680398631.5319.
* - 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


Marv Foley592843773.9795.441
Mike Colbern532603255.9835.512
Art Kusnyer431882838.9865.021


Henry Cruz7256442748.9898.42
Gary Holle3929820230.9948.15
Chris Nyman3925518328.9897.00
Marv Foley121033115.9918.83
Art Kusnyer160001.0006.00


Fred Frazier1132403061885.9684.83
Joe Gates193848212.9774.53
Mike Wolf7101912.9674.14Stats for 2 teams
Larry Hall661022.8892.67


Kevin Bell55391371811.9073.20
Joe Gates44298527.9832.59
Mike Wolf23202355.8961.87Stats for 2 teams
Juan Bernhardt18143331.9402.61
Marv Foley7514051.0002.71
Curt Etchandy202001.0001.00


Harry Chappas751342221747.9544.75
Mike Wolf611272001741.9515.36Stats for 2 teams
Fred Frazier523001.0001.00
Curt Etchandy361113.9445.67
Juan Bernhardt102001.0002.00


Harold Baines12122216114.9561.97
Rusty Kuntz1182871253.9842.53
Thad Bosley78140650.9671.87
Henry Cruz5188261.9381.76
Bob Molinaro42651020.9741.79
Art James880001.0001.00
Ray Torres41010.5000.25
Mike Colbern321001.0001.00


Dewey Robinson4971421.9130.43
Mark Esser435410.9000.21
John Sutton40103435.9361.10
Lloyd Allen2892110.9681.07
Ramon Murillo2221510.9440.77
Pablo Torrealba221820.8180.41
Nardi Contreras2061020.8890.80
Mitch Lukevics18514011.0001.06
Guy Hoffman136911.9381.15
LaMarr Hoyt91710.8890.89
Randall Evans82712.9001.13
Bart Johnson847001.0001.38
Britt Burns724001.0000.86
Fred Howard72920.8461.57
Rich Hinton512001.0000.60
Bill Moran533011.0001.20
Bobby Douglass410001.0000.25
Gil Rondon413001.0001.00
Steve Trout401013.9092.50
Rich Barnes30510.8331.67
Luis Guzman311001.0000.67
Art Kusnyer200000.00
Mike Pazik213001.0002.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Lloyd Allen29RR6' 1.0"185May 8, 1950Merced, CA, US
Harold Baines20LL6' 2.0"175Mar 15, 1959Easton, MD, US
Rich Barnes19RL6' 4.0"186Jul 21, 1959Palm Beach, FL, US
Kevin Bell23RR6' 0.0"195Jul 13, 1955Los Angeles, CA, US
Juan Bernhardt25RR5' 11.0"160Aug 31, 1953San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Thad Bosley22LL6' 3.0"175Sep 17, 1956Oceanside, CA, US
Britt Burns20LL6' 5.0"215Jun 8, 1959Houston, TX, US
Harry Chappas21SR5' 7.0"150Oct 26, 1957Mount Rainier, MD, US
Mike Colbern24RR6' 3.0"205Apr 19, 1955Santa Monica, CA, US
Nardi Contreras27SR6' 2.0"193Sep 19, 1951Tampa, FL, US
Henry Cruz27LL6' 0.0"175Feb 27, 1952Christiansted, St. Croix, VI
Bobby Douglass30L6' 5.0"2281949
Mark Esser23RL6' 1.0"190Apr 1, 1956Erie, PA, US
Curt Etchandy22RR5' 11.0"180Sep 23, 1956
Randall Evans22R6' 0.0"1851957
Marv Foley25LR6' 0.0"195Aug 29, 1953Stanford, KY, US
Fred Frazier28RR5' 9.0"155May 11, 1951
Joe Gates24LR5' 7.0"175Oct 3, 1954Gary, IN, US
Luis Guzman21R5' 11.0"180Nov 11, 1957
Larry Hall22RR5' 11.0"1701957
Rich Hinton32LL6' 2.0"185May 22, 1947Tucson, AZ, US
Guy Hoffman22LL5' 9.0"175Jul 9, 1956Ottawa, IL, US
Gary Holle24RL6' 6.0"210Aug 11, 1954Albany, NY, US
Fred Howard22RR6' 3.0"190Sep 2, 1956Portland, ME, US
LaMarr Hoyt24RR6' 3.0"195Jan 1, 1955Columbia, SC, US
Art James26LL6' 0.0"170Aug 2, 1952Detroit, MI, US
Bart Johnson29RR6' 5.0"190Jan 3, 1950Torrance, CA, US
Rusty Kuntz24RR6' 3.0"190Feb 4, 1955Orange, CA, US
Art Kusnyer33RR6' 2.0"197Dec 19, 1945Akron, OH, US
Mitch Lukevics25RR6' 2.0"195Dec 3, 1953
Bob Molinaro29LR6' 0.0"190May 21, 1950Newark, NJ, US
Bill Moran28RR6' 4.0"210Sep 26, 1950Portsmouth, VA, US
Ramon Murillo23RR6' 2.0"185Jan 18, 1956
Mark Naehring23RR6' 3.0"185Feb 9, 1956
Chris Nyman24RR6' 4.0"200Jun 6, 1955Pomona, CA, US
Mike Pazik29LL6' 2.0"195Jan 26, 1950Lynn, MA, US
Dewey Robinson24RR6' 0.0"180Apr 28, 1955Evanston, IL, US
Gil Rondon25RR6' 2.0"200Nov 18, 1953Bronx, NY, US
John Sutton26RR5' 11.0"185Nov 13, 1952Dallas, TX, US
Pablo Torrealba31LL5' 10.0"173Apr 28, 1948Barquisimeto, Lara, VE
Ray Torres21RR5' 10.0"170Apr 12, 1958San Jose de Moradillas, Sonora, MX
Steve Trout21LL6' 4.0"195Jul 30, 1957Detroit, MI, US
Mike Wolf24RR6' 1.0"165Jun 20, 1955

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