1976 Clinton Pilots Roster

Midwest League (MWL) - Class: A
Team Record: 59-70
Finished 4th in the MWL's South Division
Manager: Bob Hartsfield (59-70)
Location: Clinton, Iowa
Ballpark: Alliant Energy Field
Attendance: 35,425, Avg. 549
1976 Clinton Pilots Statistics

The Clinton Pilots of the Midwest League ended the 1976 season with a record of 59 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Pilots tallied 579 runs and conceded 648 runs. Tim Doerr recorded 76 runs batted in. Eugene Quirk led all regular batters by hitting .290. Kent Hunziker topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 2.95 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Willie Mueller played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Clinton Pilots to do so.

Bob Hartsfield served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Phil BauerRR6'1"163
Mike BigusiakRROctober 14, 19566'2"205
Ken BolekLRDecember 20, 19535'11"180Chardon, OH US
Bobby BufordRRMay 26, 19546'3"180Huntsville, AL US
James BurressRR6'0"180
Leland ByrdRROctober 30, 19556'1"175Gainesville, GA US
Thomas CarlsonLL6'1"185
George DavisLR6'0"
Alfred DiPietroRR6'2"195
Julian DittoRR6'1"175
Tim DoerrRR6'1"185
Mike EldersRRJune 22, 19546'1"185
Freeman EvansSRNovember 5, 19535'9"155
Pompilio FerminRR6'0"145
Don FletcherSROctober 29, 19565'11"188
Miguel GarciaRR6'0"165
Kerry GetterLRJanuary 10, 19526'2"178Dallas, TX US
Juan GonzalezRR6'1"152
Kent HunzikerRR6'3"180
Joseph JohnsonRR6'0"170
Tom KingLL6'2"185
Greg KlineLL6'1"170
Willie MuellerRRAugust 30, 19566'4"220West Bend, WI US
Denzil PalmerRR5'9"164
Jacky ParishRR5'11"175
Eugene QuirkLL6'0"170
Steve ReedRRSeptember 22, 19556'1"180
Silvano RoblesRR5'9"156
Robert StarksLL6'3"200
Phil TrucksRRAugust 6, 19566'0"165
Jackie UheySR6'2"165
Michael VaughnRRJune 6, 19556'2"185
Paul VavruskaRRSeptember 12, 19556'6"210Cleveland, OH US
Lawrence WalbringLL5'10"170
Malvin WashingtonSR6'2"200
Ward WilsonRR5'10"170
David WoodRR6'4"190

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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