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1980 Greensboro Hornets

1980 > Class A > 1980 South Atlantic League (North)
Overall: 82-57
Scored 765 runs, Allowed 626 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-57

Affiliation: New York Yankees-AL
Manager: Bob Schaefer
Represented: Greensboro, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1979 / 1981

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Erol Akchurin 21 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
2 Scott Benedict 21 19 71 61 6 13 0 0 1 12 0 2 10 10 .213 .324 .262 .586 16 0 0 0
3 Brian Butterfield# 22 72 222 185 29 42 5 0 0 13 7 5 30 24 .227 .342 .254 .597 47 3 3 1
4 Todd Demeter 18 123 474 395 63 94 12 4 13 59 3 4 62 136 .238 .350 .387 .738 153 10 0 7
5 Thomas Echstenkamper 21 96 340 307 40 71 14 0 16 61 3 3 21 48 .231 .292 .433 .725 133 7 1 4
6 Greg Gagne 18 98 366 337 39 91 20 5 3 32 8 7 22 46 .270 .315 .386 .701 130 2 1 4
7 Huey Gayden* 21 106 424 370 81 105 10 8 3 50 23 5 41 32 .284 .360 .378 .739 140 6 2 5
8 Daniel Girata 23 33 115 105 16 31 9 0 6 23 0 0 9 17 .295 .348 .552 .900 58 0 0 1
9 Tom Howser 22 76 270 215 48 64 7 0 0 19 21 8 49 18 .298 .433 .330 .763 71 3 2 1
10 Rex Hudler 19 20 79 75 7 17 3 1 2 9 1 2 4 14 .227 .266 .373 .639 28 0 0 0
11 John King 23 77 281 247 35 51 10 1 9 46 4 2 29 48 .206 .285 .364 .649 90 0 0 5
12 Victor Mata 19 101 379 346 43 96 11 2 5 47 8 7 23 47 .277 .330 .364 .694 126 6 0 4
13 Don Mattingly* 19 133 569 494 92 177 32 5 9 105 8 9 59 33 .358 .422 .498 .920 246 4 0 12
14 Otis Nixon# 21 136 614 493 124 137 12 5 3 48 67 13 113 88 .278 .412 .341 .753 168 1 5 2
15 Brian Poldberg 23 95 350 308 39 90 19 1 3 43 9 6 32 33 .292 .361 .390 .751 120 4 1 5
16 Jeff Rudolph 22 25 72 60 9 19 4 0 1 7 1 0 10 9 .317 .408 .433 .842 26 0 1 1
17 Steven Sagedahl 22 34 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
18 Keith Smith# 18 21 68 63 10 12 3 0 0 1 4 2 5 17 .190 .250 .238 .488 15 0 0 0
19 Glenn Swires 21 36 127 108 12 28 8 0 2 8 2 0 15 22 .259 .362 .389 .751 42 3 0 1
20 Matt Winters* 20 112 430 363 72 116 15 2 20 92 10 6 58 62 .320 .416 .537 .953 195 4 2 3
20 Players 20.4 139 5253 4534 765 1254 194 34 96 675 179 81 592 706 .277 .363 .398 .761 1804 53 18 56 21
* - 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
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Erol Akchurin 21 0 0 1.00 3 0 0 0 0 9.0 4 3 1 0 4 0 8 0 0 0 0.889 4.0 0.0 4.0 8.0 2.00
2 Byron Ballard 21 17 6 .739 3.14 26 25 15 3 0 192.0 167 86 67 14 50 1 125 5 1 12 1.130 7.8 0.7 2.3 5.9 2.50
3 James Campbell 20 2 4 .333 5.49 8 7 0 0 0 41.0 44 26 25 3 15 1 27 1 0 3 1.439 9.7 0.7 3.3 5.9 1.80
4 Joseph Collins* 23 4 3 .571 4.59 9 9 3 1 0 51.0 47 27 26 6 21 0 29 2 1 5 1.333 8.3 1.1 3.7 5.1 1.38
5 George DeMaria 19 2 1 .667 4.14 7 5 1 1 0 37.0 34 22 17 3 13 0 34 2 3 0 1.270 8.3 0.7 3.2 8.3 2.62
6 Pete Filson* 21 3 0 1.000 1.67 4 4 1 1 0 27.0 13 5 5 0 14 0 34 3 3 0 1.000 4.3 0.0 4.7 11.3 2.43
7 Ray Fontenot* 22 2 2 .500 3.67 11 6 2 1 1 49.0 41 27 20 4 19 0 50 1 1 1 1.224 7.5 0.7 3.5 9.2 2.63
8 David Free 21 7 5 .583 3.96 46 2 0 0 9 75.0 60 40 33 4 48 4 49 1 1 3 1.440 7.2 0.5 5.8 5.9 1.02
9 Chuck Hernandez* 19 4 6 .400 6.16 17 14 1 0 0 73.0 64 58 50 3 73 1 57 5 4 1 1.877 7.9 0.4 9.0 7.0 0.78
10 Kevin Irot 21 1 1 .500 3.95 18 2 0 0 1 41.0 38 22 18 5 27 1 30 2 1 2 1.585 8.3 1.1 5.9 6.6 1.11
11 Brian Murphy* 23 6 4 .600 3.58 35 9 1 0 2 108.0 98 56 43 10 58 1 59 2 1 9 1.444 8.2 0.8 4.8 4.9 1.02
12 John Nurthen 22 8 4 .667 2.75 44 0 0 0 11 72.0 64 24 22 4 40 4 64 1 0 11 1.444 8.0 0.5 5.0 8.0 1.60
13 Frank Ricci 22 4 0 1.000 2.33 4 3 1 0 0 27.0 16 11 7 1 9 0 33 0 1 1 0.926 5.3 0.3 3.0 11.0 3.67
14 Jeff Rudolph 22 2 1 .667 5.19 7 2 1 0 0 26.0 29 16 15 3 11 0 7 0 0 0 1.538 10.0 1.0 3.8 2.4 0.64
15 Steven Sagedahl 22 5 6 .455 4.35 33 9 2 0 1 118.0 125 78 57 17 33 6 62 4 1 9 1.339 9.5 1.3 2.5 4.7 1.88
16 Freddie Toliver 19 6 8 .429 2.86 20 20 4 0 0 126.0 98 60 40 10 89 1 96 2 4 15 1.484 7.0 0.7 6.4 6.9 1.08
17 Jeff Vanderplas* 20 10 6 .625 4.67 22 22 2 0 0 106.0 98 65 55 9 82 1 66 3 4 11 1.698 8.3 0.8 7.0 5.6 0.80
17 Players 21.1 82 57 .590 3.83 139 139 105 34 8 25 1178.0 1040 626 501 96 606 21 830 34 26 83 1.397 7.9 0.7 4.6 6.3 1.37
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Brian Poldberg 56 325 26 10 3 .972 6.27 12
John King 45 262 20 6 2 .979 6.27 12
Daniel Girata 21 118 7 2 1 .984 5.95 13
Scott Benedict 15 104 8 0 2 1.000 7.47 7
Jeff Rudolph 13 80 6 1 0 .989 6.62 3
Rex Hudler 1 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Todd Demeter 109 819 55 19 67 .979 8.02
Brian Poldberg 16 124 10 2 15 .985 8.38
Matt Winters 15 109 7 2 8 .983 7.73
Don Mattingly 14 111 6 1 9 .992 8.36
Daniel Girata 2 6 1 0 1 1.000 3.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Brian Butterfield 71 127 150 11 32 .962 3.90
Tom Howser 45 67 111 12 12 .937 3.96
Greg Gagne 20 37 54 7 14 .929 4.55
Rex Hudler 19 51 52 5 16 .954 5.42

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Otis Nixon 71 69 132 27 11 .882 2.83
Glenn Swires 36 18 82 13 8 .885 2.78
Greg Gagne 22 18 36 6 8 .900 2.45
Tom Howser 10 6 16 4 1 .846 2.20
Jeff Rudolph 5 5 14 3 2 .864 3.80
John King 2 4 1 1 0 .833 2.50
Thomas Echstenkamper 1 0 2 1 1 .667 2.00
Brian Poldberg 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Otis Nixon 66 95 176 9 29 .968 4.11
Greg Gagne 58 78 143 22 26 .909 3.81
Keith Smith 20 23 47 5 6 .933 3.50

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Mattingly 112 194 10 7 2 .967 1.82
Huey Gayden 99 211 4 6 0 .973 2.17
Victor Mata 90 164 9 6 5 .966 1.92
Thomas Echstenkamper 80 125 5 5 2 .963 1.63
Matt Winters 45 56 3 5 1 .922 1.31
Todd Demeter 22 30 2 4 0 .889 1.45
Tom Howser 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67
John King 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Brian Poldberg 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Brian Butterfield 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David Free 46 6 7 1 0 .929 0.28
John Nurthen 44 5 10 3 1 .833 0.34
Brian Murphy 35 5 12 0 0 1.000 0.49
Steven Sagedahl 33 11 17 1 1 .966 0.85
Byron Ballard 26 14 19 3 1 .917 1.27
Jeff Vanderplas 22 4 5 0 0 1.000 0.41
Freddie Toliver 20 9 24 1 2 .971 1.65
Kevin Irot 18 2 6 1 1 .889 0.44
Chuck Hernandez 17 5 22 0 0 1.000 1.59
Ray Fontenot 11 3 9 3 1 .800 1.09
Joseph Collins 9 4 7 1 1 .917 1.22
James Campbell 8 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.88
George DeMaria 7 4 5 0 2 1.000 1.29
Jeff Rudolph 7 1 3 2 1 .667 0.57
Pete Filson 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
Frank Ricci 4 2 3 1 0 .833 1.25
Erol Akchurin 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Erol Akchurin 21 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 12, 1958
Byron Ballard 21 S R 6' 4.0" 205 Jul 27, 1958 White Plains, NY, US
Scott Benedict 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Mar 28, 1959
Brian Butterfield 22 S R 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 9, 1958 Bangor, ME, US
James Campbell 20 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jul 8, 1959 Linwood, CA, US
Joseph Collins 23 L 6' 3.0" 190 1957
George DeMaria 19 R 6' 4.0" 180 Feb 19, 1961
Todd Demeter 18 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 1, 1961 Philadelphia, PA, US
Thomas Echstenkamper 21 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jul 13, 1958
Pete Filson 21 S L 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 28, 1958 Darby, PA, US
Ray Fontenot 22 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 8, 1957 Lake Charles, LA, US
David Free 21 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Aug 15, 1958
Greg Gagne 18 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 12, 1961 Fall River, MA, US
Huey Gayden 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 Jan 21, 1959 Greenville, MS, US
Daniel Girata 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Feb 27, 1957
Chuck Hernandez 19 L L 6' 3.0" 200 Nov 11, 1960 Tampa, FL, US
Tom Howser 22 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Nov 20, 1957
Rex Hudler 19 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 2, 1960 Tempe, AZ, US
Kevin Irot 21 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Sep 19, 1958
John King 23 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Nov 2, 1956
Victor Mata 19 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Jun 17, 1961 Santiago, Santiago, DO
Don Mattingly 19 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 20, 1961 Evansville, IN, US
Brian Murphy 23 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 8, 1956
Otis Nixon 21 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 9, 1959 Evergreen, NC, US
John Nurthen 22 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 11, 1958
Brian Poldberg 23 R R 6' 4.0" 190 May 16, 1957
Frank Ricci 22 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Nov 3, 1957 Toledo, OH, US
Jeff Rudolph 22 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 2, 1957
Steven Sagedahl 22 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 8, 1957
Keith Smith 18 S R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 20, 1961 Los Angeles, CA, US
Glenn Swires 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 12, 1959
Freddie Toliver 19 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Feb 3, 1961 Natchez, MS, US
Jeff Vanderplas 20 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 27, 1960
Matt Winters 20 L R 6' 3.0" 215 Mar 18, 1960 Buffalo, NY, US

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