1976 Burlington Bees Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 68-61
Finished 3rd in the MWL's South Division
Manager: Matt Galante (68-61)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Burlington, Iowa
Ballpark: Community Field (Stadium)
Attendance: 46,675, Avg. 724
1976 Burlington Bees Statistics

The Burlington Bees of the Midwest League ended the 1976 season with a record of 68 wins and 61 losses, finishing third in the league's South Division.

The Bees scored 623 runs and allowed 551 runs. Dennis Holmberg led Burlington with 12 home runs Sammy Monteau drove in 63 runs. Gary LaRocque paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .281. David Smith topped the squad with 12 wins, while Rick O'Keeffe recorded a 2.87 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Players from the 1976 Burlington Bees who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Butch Edge, Willie Mueller, Ed Romero and George Frazier.

Matt Galante served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gregory AndersonRRMarch 3, 19575'10"185Riverside, CA US
Garry ConnRRFebruary 14, 19556'2"200Flint, MI US
Roger DansonRRApril 29, 19536'4"180
Mike DempseyRR6'6"225
William DickLLApril 9, 19566'3"175
Alvin EdgeRRJanuary 7, 19576'4"210
Butch EdgeRRJuly 18, 19566'3"203Houston, TX US
Miguel EncarnacionRR6'0"195
Adalberto FloresRR5'9"165
Richard FordRL6'0"170
Elliott FranklinLR6'1"165
George FrazierRROctober 13, 19546'5"205Oklahoma City, OK US
Frank GatonRR5'9"176
David GlobigRR6'1"180
John HannonRR6'3"195
Dennis HolmbergLRAugust 2, 19516'0"185Dodge County, NE US
Sammie JonesRRFebruary 13, 19545'9"160
Gary LaRocqueLR6'0"175
Sammy MonteauSRDecember 12, 19525'11"180Galveston, TX US
Willie MuellerRRAugust 30, 19566'4"220West Bend, WI US
Rick O'KeeffeLLJuly 26, 19576'6"225Bronx, NY US
Andrew PascarellaRR6'1"180
Jason PassmoreRR6'0"190
Abelino PenaLL6'2"170
Eric RestinRR5'10"170
Ed RomeroRRDecember 9, 19575'11"160Santurce, PR
Charles RossLR6'1"175
David SmithRRJune 20, 19556'1"180
Ronald SmithLL6'0"190
Talmadge TanksRL6'1"190
Ron WronaRRMarch 21, 19536'0"200

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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