1978 Holyoke Millers Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 61-76
Finished 5th in the EL
Manager: George Farson (61-76)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Ballpark: MacKenzie Stadium
Attendance: 48,565, Avg. 709
1978 Holyoke Millers Statistics

The Holyoke Millers of the Eastern League ended the 1978 season with a record of 61 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the EL.

The Millers scored 611 runs and yielded 725 runs, most in the circuit. Jeff Yurak led Holyoke with 21 home runs and drove in 89 runs. Mike Henderson paced all regular hitters by hitting .325. Ronnie Driver topped the squad with 10 wins, while Mike Dempsey recorded a 4.29 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Players from the 1978 Holyoke Millers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Rickey Keeton, Willie Mueller, Mark Bomback, Gary Holle, Marshall Edwards and Jeff Yurak.

George Farson served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Daryl BaileyRR6'1"180
Jeff BarkerRRMarch 25, 19556'2"200
Mark BombackRRApril 14, 19535'11"170Portsmouth, VA US
Ed CarrollLL5'11"180
Tim CookRRAugust 4, 19576'0"170
Mike DempseyRR6'6"225
William DickLLApril 9, 19566'3"175
Ronnie DriverRL6'1"190
Alvin EdgeRRJanuary 7, 19576'4"210
Marshall EdwardsLLAugust 27, 19525'9"157Fort Lewis, WA US
Edward GilliamRR5'11"185
Steven GreeneSR5'10"
Steven GrimesRRNovember 8, 19556'0"165San Diego, CA US
John HannonRR6'3"195
Mike HendersonSROctober 10, 19555'10"160
Gary HolleRLAugust 11, 19546'6"210Albany, NY US
Ronald JacobsRRSeptember 12, 19546'1"190
Rickey KeetonRRMarch 18, 19576'2"190Cincinnati, OH US
Bernardo LeonardRRJuly 4, 19526'1"178
Willie MuellerRRAugust 30, 19566'4"220West Bend, WI US
Richard NicholsonRR6'3"190
Neil RasmussenRRSeptember 7, 19526'2"185
Randall RobinsonLL6'1"190
Charles RossLR6'1"175
Stephen RulingSROctober 10, 19536'0"180
David SmithRRJune 20, 19556'1"180
Steve SplittLL5'11"175
Esteban TexidorRR6'1"180, PR
Don WhitingLL6'0"195
Jeff YurakSRFebruary 26, 19546'3"195Pasadena, CA 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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