1973 Phoenix Giants Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 70-73
Finished 3rd in the PCL's East Division
Manager: Jim Davenport (70-73)
Affiliation: San Francisco Giants
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Phoenix Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 115,217, Avg. 1,611
1973 Phoenix Giants Statistics

The Phoenix Giants of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1973 season with a record of 70 wins and 73 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division.

The Giants plated 697 runs and yielded 675 runs. Frank Johnson and Steve Ontiveros paced Phoenix with 10 home runs apiece. Steve Ontiveros accounted for 84 RBI and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .357. John D'Acquisto led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 3.57 earned run average, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1973 Phoenix Giants who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were John Cumberland, Danny Breeden, Leon Brown, Steve Simpson, Ed Sukla, Francisco Barrios, Chris Arnold, Chuck Hartenstein, Ed Figueroa, Jake Brown, Frank Riccelli, Skip James, Glenn Redmon, Bernie Williams, Greg Minton, Gary Lavelle, Damaso Blanco, Bruce Miller, Steve Ontiveros, Jerry Crider, Mike Phillips, Jimmy Rosario, Bruce Christensen, Don Rose, John D'Acquisto, Frank Reberger, Butch Metzger, John Morris, Charlie Williams and Frank Johnson.

Jim Davenport served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Chris ArnoldRRNovember 6, 19475'10"160Long Beach, CA US
Francisco BarriosRRJune 10, 19535'11"155Hermosillo, Sonora MX
Damaso BlancoRRDecember 11, 19415'10"165Curiepe, Miranda VE
Danny BreedenRRJune 27, 19425'11"185Albany, GA US
Jake BrownRRMarch 22, 19486'2"200Sumrall, MS US
Leon BrownRRNovember 16, 19486'0"185Sacramento, CA US
Bruce ChristensenLRFebruary 22, 19485'11"160Madison, WI US
Jerry CriderRRSeptember 2, 19416'2"200Sioux Falls, SD US
John CumberlandRLMay 10, 19476'0"185Westbrook, ME US
John D'AcquistoRRDecember 24, 19516'2"205San Diego, CA US
Ed FigueroaRROctober 14, 19486'1"190Ciales, PR
Chuck HartensteinRRMay 26, 19425'11"165Seguin, TX US
Skip JamesLLOctober 21, 19496'0"185Elmhurst, IL US
Frank JohnsonRRJuly 22, 19426'1"155El Paso, TX US
Gary LavelleSLJanuary 3, 19496'2"190Scranton, PA US
Julio LinaresRRDecember 26, 19415'9"165San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Jeffrey MasonRRSeptember 11, 19496'2"175Long Beach, CA US
Butch MetzgerRRMay 23, 19526'1"185Lafayette, IN US
Bruce MillerRRMarch 4, 19476'1"185Fort Wayne, IN US
Greg MintonSRJuly 29, 19516'2"180Lubbock, TX US
John MorrisRLAugust 23, 19416'2"195Lewes, DE US
Steve OntiverosSROctober 26, 19516'0"185Bakersfield, CA US
Mike PhillipsLRAugust 19, 19506'0"170Beaumont, TX US
Frank RebergerLRJune 7, 19446'5"200Caldwell, ID US
Glenn RedmonRRJanuary 11, 19485'11"180Detroit, MI US
Frank RiccelliLLFebruary 24, 19536'3"205Syracuse, NY US
Jimmy RosarioSRMay 5, 19455'10"155Bayamon, PR
Don RoseRRMarch 19, 19476'3"195Covina, CA US
Richard SaugetRRApril 21, 19446'2"205St. Louis, MO US
Steve SimpsonRRAugust 30, 19486'3"200St. Joseph, MO US
Ed SuklaRRMarch 3, 19435'11"170Long Beach, CA US
Dick WhiteLLSeptember 22, 19476'0"180Hawthorne, CA US
Bernie WilliamsRROctober 8, 19486'1"175Alameda, CA US
Charlie WilliamsRROctober 11, 19476'2"200Flushing, NY 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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