1971 Evansville Triplets Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 60-78
Finished 4th in the AA's East Division
Manager: Del Crandall (60-78)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Ballpark: Bosse Field
Attendance: 107,818, Avg. 1,563
1971 Evansville Triplets Statistics

The Evansville Triplets of the American Association ended the 1971 season with a record of 60 wins and 78 losses, finishing fourth in the league's East Division.

The Triplets tallied 559 runs, worst in the circuit, and conceded 668 runs. John Felske paced Evansville with 14 home runs and drove in 68 runs, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .294 clip. Dick Estelle topped the squad with 13 wins, and Jerry Bell recorded a 3.05 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1971 Evansville Triplets who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Dave Robinson, Jerry Bell, Tommy Matchick, Pedro Garcia, Joe Nossek, Dick Estelle, Jon Warden, Jerry Nyman, Mike Adamson, Bruce Brubaker, Al Yates, Jose Herrera, Wilbur Howard, Larry Bearnarth, Jim Ellis, Rick Auerbach, Juan Rios, Jim Slaton, Bernie Smith, Ray Peters, Bart Zeller, Bruce Look, Bob Hansen, Rob Ellis, Bill Edgerton, Bob Schroder, Bob Coluccio, Bob Reynolds, John Felske, Fred Rath, Gus Gil and Bob Humphreys.

Del Crandall served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dan AdamsRRDecember 27, 19486'1"175
Mike AdamsonRRSeptember 13, 19476'2"185San Diego, CA US
Gene AmmannRRJanuary 30, 19495'10"175New York, NY US
Rick AuerbachRRFebruary 15, 19506'0"165Woodland Hills, CA US
Larry BearnarthRRSeptember 11, 19406'2"203New York, NY US
Jerry BellSROctober 6, 19476'4"190Madison, TN US
Bruce BrubakerRRDecember 29, 19416'1"198Harrisburg, PA US
Bob ColuccioRROctober 2, 19515'11"183Centralia, WA US
Joe CostelloRROctober 20, 19456'6"225Syracuse, NY US
Ricardo DelgadoRRFebruary 7, 19406'3"195Mayaguez, PR
Bill EdgertonLLAugust 16, 19416'2"185South Bend, IN US
Jim EllisRLMarch 25, 19456'2"185Tulare, CA US
Rob EllisRRJuly 3, 19505'11"180Grand Rapids, MI US
Dick EstelleSLJanuary 18, 19426'2"170Lakewood, NJ US
John FelskeRRMay 30, 19426'3"195Chicago, IL US
Pedro GarciaRRApril 17, 19505'10"175Guayama, PR
Nelson GibsonRROctober 1, 19466'3"180Hartsville, SC US
Gus GilRRApril 19, 19395'10"180Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Bob HansenLLMay 26, 19486'0"195Boston, MA US
Jose HerreraRRApril 8, 19425'8"165San Lorenzo, Zulia VE
Wilbur HowardSRJanuary 8, 19496'2"170Lowell, NC US
Bob HumphreysRRAugust 18, 19355'11"165Covington, VA US
Steve JonesRROctober 15, 19466'0"195
William LeinheiserRRMarch 24, 19486'4"190Wilmington, DE US
Bruce LookLRJune 9, 19435'11"183Lansing, MI US
Tommy MatchickLRSeptember 7, 19436'1"173Hazleton, PA US
Michael MathwigRRSeptember 27, 19456'3"205
Hank McGrawRRJanuary 26, 19436'2"197Oakland, CA US
Joe NossekRRNovember 8, 19406'0"178Cleveland, OH US
Jerry NymanLLNovember 23, 19425'10"165Logan, UT US
Ray PetersRRAugust 27, 19466'5"210Buffalo, NY US
Fred RathRRSeptember 1, 19436'3"200Little Rock, AR US
Bob ReynoldsRRJanuary 21, 19476'0"205Seattle, WA US
Juan RiosRRJuly 14, 19426'3"185Mayaguez, PR
Dave RobinsonSLMay 22, 19466'1"186Minneapolis, MN US
Bob SchroderLRDecember 30, 19446'0"175Ridgefield, NJ US
Rich SeminoffRRJuly 12, 19466'0"190Los Angeles, CA US
Pat SkrableSRJanuary 18, 19486'0"185
Jim SlatonRRJune 19, 19506'0"185Long Beach, CA US
Bernie SmithRRSeptember 4, 19415'9"164Ponchatoula, LA US
Richard StonumRRJanuary 13, 19486'1"175St. Louis, MO US
Chico VaughnsRRAugust 6, 19486'4"185
Jon WardenSLOctober 1, 19466'0"205Columbus, OH US
Dennis YardRRAugust 27, 19506'2"170Columbus, OH US
Al YatesRRApril 26, 19456'2"210Jersey City, NJ US
Bart ZellerRRJuly 22, 19416'1"185Chicago Heights, IL US

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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