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1978 Bristol Red Sox

1978 > Class AA > 1978 Eastern League
Overall: 72-66
Scored 570 runs, Allowed 512 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-62

Affiliation: Boston Red Sox-AL
Manager: Tony Torchia
Represented: Bristol, CT
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1977 / 1979

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Wade Boggs*2010941435463110142132155325.311.400.370.770131142
2Barry Butera*2210640133143852311265536135.257.379.441.820146603
3Rick Colbert1811101000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001000
4Dave Denton23133550486711271844411563954.261.316.340.6551652185
5John Edwards23923224530020014.227.261.364.6258000
6Ronald Evans2441159140263751316621927.264.352.379.73153000
7Otis Foster24843392933489150849234022.304.391.437.827128312
8Ronnie Harrington2365221185293761411013152.200.311.308.61957023
9Kenneth Huizenga2446167153144351217121220.281.335.366.70156101
10Bruce Hurst*206110000000001.
11Dave Koza237528124931721641038032040.289.361.506.867126912
12John Morgan226881200000000.
13Mike O'Berry241144003394180121641744689.236.332.330.6621123111
14Michael Ongarato231113823515190163636642764.256.311.370.681130121
15Gary Purcell241063883384078124842334677.231.323.361.684122112
16Noel Roman208729928431676613564733.236.256.310.56688224
17Jack Sauer22517123400001052.333.529.333.8634000
18Bobby Sprowl*2220110000000001.
19Carlton Steele241193503123776101120833251.244.318.292.61091240
20Julio Valdez#2212444439650105133856342387.265.313.374.6871487135
20 Players22.713848454256570110817432745016447462685.260.336.368.704156838593028
* - 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
1Walter Bigos2113.2504.2418100034.04524161191183071.88211.
2Jose Caldera*2612.3333.6337410252.04926213322293141.5588.
3Tom Farias2785.6153.8143000959.05628252256572121.3738.
4Al Faust2228.2004.35171320091.011548449183361031.46211.
5Gary Givens2132.6002.536521032.0311090110232021.3128.
6Frank Harris2276.5384.502815401122.0128666112372595001.3529.
7Bruce Hurst*2013.2502.736600033.03215101171352031.4858.
8Danny Parks231315.4642.8632281630198.01728263773312420121.2377.
9Bruce Poole*2401.0007.203300010.0108816090011.6009.
10Steve Schneck22157.6822.1528261840205.0142664981068180121121.2106.
11Mike Smithson231110.5244.562726810160.0178928112763869091.58810.
12Bobby Sprowl*2293.7502.712011932103.067383143321022110.9715.
13Richard Waller2411.5002.5710000028.025982111140011.2868.
13 Players23.27266.5223.39138138786016141130.010505124266246432772434571.3408.
* - 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 O'Berry11364876137.9826.4110
Ronnie Harrington28151830.9815.682
John Morgan6161001.0002.831
John Edwards292001.0005.500
Rick Colbert110001.0001.000


Otis Foster8468575651.9929.05
Dave Koza5042349628.9879.44
Michael Ongarato6373041.0006.67
John Edwards292001.0005.50


Dave Denton1312553752954.9564.81
Wade Boggs11152312.9743.45
Noel Roman33511.8892.67
Carlton Steele110001.0001.00


Noel Roman7050125169.9162.50
Ronald Evans363165109.9062.67
Wade Boggs30206054.9412.67
Barry Butera11822001.0002.73


Julio Valdez1222132853953.9274.08
Wade Boggs121623021.0003.25
Noel Roman11111032.8751.91


Carlton Steele112165370.9601.50
Gary Purcell104192730.9851.91
Michael Ongarato101151672.9571.55
Barry Butera78104260.9461.36
Kenneth Huizenga4170010.9861.71
Wade Boggs811110.9231.50
Dave Koza57010.8751.40
Jack Sauer481001.0002.25
Noel Roman210001.0000.50
John Edwards120001.0002.00


Tom Farias4371230.8640.44
Jose Caldera371510.8570.16
Danny Parks32214393.8772.00
Frank Harris281214031.0000.93
Steve Schneck282140102.8592.18
Mike Smithson27153513.9801.85
Bobby Sprowl20019001.0000.95
Walter Bigos1849021.0000.72
Al Faust17519011.0001.41
Richard Waller1014001.0000.50
Gary Givens61610.8751.17
Bruce Hurst602001.0000.33
Bruce Poole303001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Walter Bigos21RR6' 2.0"190Oct 6, 1956
Wade Boggs20LR6' 2.0"190Jun 15, 1958Omaha, NE, US
Barry Butera22LR6' 0.0"170Feb 23, 1956New Orleans, LA, US
Jose Caldera26SL6' 0.0"170Apr 14, 1952San Pablo, VE
Rick Colbert18RR6' 1.0"170Sep 14, 1959Joliet, IL, US
Dave Denton23RR5' 9.0"160Dec 22, 1954Las Vegas, NV, US
John Edwards23RR6' 0.0"195Jan 4, 1955
Ronald Evans24RR6' 0.0"185Aug 16, 1953
Tom Farias27RR5' 10.0"Feb 5, 1951New Bedford, MA, US
Al Faust22RR6' 1.0"195May 6, 1956
Otis Foster24RR6' 0.0"210Nov 19, 1953
Gary Givens21RR6' 1.0"185Jun 27, 1957Columbia, SC, US
Ronnie Harrington23RR5' 11.0"185Dec 28, 1954
Frank Harris22RR6' 3.0"185Sep 20, 1955Miami, FL, US
Kenneth Huizenga24RR6' 1.0"190Aug 4, 1953
Bruce Hurst20LL6' 4.0"200Mar 24, 1958St. George, UT, US
Dave Koza23RL6' 2.0"195Sep 16, 1954Norfolk, VA, US
John Morgan22RR6' 2.0"188Feb 19, 1956Boston, MA, US
Mike O'Berry24RR6' 2.0"190Apr 20, 1954Birmingham, AL, US
Michael Ongarato23RR6' 1.0"185Apr 28, 1955Los Angeles, CA, US
Danny Parks23RR6' 0.0"185Aug 19, 1954Huntsville, AL, US
Bruce Poole24LL6' 2.0"175May 20, 1954
Gary Purcell24RR6' 1.0"190Feb 7, 1954Galesburg, IL, US
Noel Roman20RR6' 0.0"165Jul 31, 1957
Jack Sauer22RR6' 1.0"180Apr 9, 1956
Steve Schneck22RR6' 1.0"180Feb 14, 1956
Mike Smithson23RR6' 8.0"215Jan 21, 1955Centerville, TN, US
Bobby Sprowl22LL6' 2.0"190Apr 14, 1956Sandusky, OH, US
Carlton Steele24RR6' 0.0"175Jan 26, 1954
Julio Valdez22SR6' 2.0"160Jun 3, 1956San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO
Richard Waller24RR6' 2.0"195Apr 7, 1954Passaic, NJ, US

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