1970 Wichita Aeros Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 67-73
Finished 4th in the AA's West Division
Manager: Ken Aspromonte (67-73)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 256,824, Avg. 3,669
1970 Wichita Aeros Statistics

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1970 season with a record of 67 wins and 73 losses, finishing fourth in the league's West Division.

The Aeros scored 655 runs and yielded 646 runs. Richie Scheinblum paced Wichita with 24 home runs, while John Lowenstein walloped 15 or more also. Richie Scheinblum recorded 84 runs batted in. Chris Chambliss topped all regular batters with a .342 average. Vince Colbert led the team with 8 wins, and Jim Rittwage recorded a 3.63 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Bob Allen, Rick Austin, Frank Baker, Del Bates, Jack Brohamer, Larry Burchart, Lou Camilli, Chris Chambliss, Frank Coggins, Vince Colbert, Ed Farmer, Ted Ford, Pedro González, Steve Hargan, Phil Hennigan, Jerry Hinsley, Bob Kaiser, John Lowenstein, Steve Mingori, Mike Paul, Cap Peterson, Jim Rittwage, Billy Rohr, Richie Scheinblum, Tommie Sisk, Ken Suarez and Dick Tidrow were all players from the 1970 Wichita Aeros who played in the Majors during their careers.

Ken Aspromonte served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bob AllenLLOctober 23, 19376'2"175Tatum, TX US
Rick AustinRLOctober 27, 19466'4"190Seattle, WA US
Frank BakerLRJanuary 11, 19445'10"180Bartow, FL US
Del BatesLRJune 12, 19406'2"195Seattle, WA US
Thomas BoylesRRJanuary 16, 19485'11"175
Jim BraxtonRRSeptember 11, 19436'7"220Greenville, NC US
Jack BrohamerLRFebruary 26, 19505'10"165Maywood, CA US
Larry BurchartRRFebruary 8, 19466'3"205Tulsa, OK US
Jacinto CamachoLLDecember 5, 19456'0"150
Lou CamilliSRSeptember 24, 19465'10"170El Paso, TX US
Mike CarruthersLROctober 19, 19466'3"220
Chris ChamblissLRDecember 26, 19486'1"195Dayton, OH US
Frank CogginsSRMay 22, 19446'2"187Griffin, GA US
Vince ColbertRRDecember 20, 19456'4"200Washington, DC US
Ed FarmerRROctober 18, 19496'5"200Evergreen Park, IL US
Ted FordRRFebruary 7, 19475'10"180Vineland, NJ US
Pedro GonzálezRRDecember 12, 19376'0"176San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Steve HarganRRSeptember 8, 19426'3"170Fort Wayne, IN US
Phil HenniganRRApril 10, 19465'11"185Jasper, TX US
Jerry HinsleyRRApril 9, 19455'11"165Hugo, OK US
Luis IsaacRRJune 19, 19465'11"195Rio Piedres, PR
Bill JamesSRSeptember 2, 19466'1"205
Bob KaiserSLApril 29, 19505'10"175Cincinnati, OH US
John LowensteinLRJanuary 27, 19476'0"175Wolf Point, MT US
Ray MillerRRApril 30, 1945Takoma Park, MD US
Steve MingoriLLFebruary 29, 19445'10"165Kansas City, MO US
Mike PaulLLApril 18, 19456'0"175Detroit, MI US
Cap PetersonRRAugust 15, 19426'2"195Tacoma, WA US
Jim RittwageRROctober 23, 19446'3"190Cleveland, OH US
Billy RohrLLJuly 1, 19456'3"170San Diego, CA US
Richie ScheinblumSRNovember 5, 19426'1"180New York, NY US
Johnny ScruggsRRSeptember 3, 19406'1"200Baxter, AR US
Tommie SiskRRApril 12, 19426'3"195Ardmore, OK US
Edward SouthardRRJanuary 1, 19475'10"180
Gary SpragueLRMay 20, 19465'10"170
Ken SuarezRRApril 12, 19435'9"175Tampa, FL US
Dick TidrowRRMay 14, 19476'4"210San Francisco, CA US
Ronald ZuberRRJuly 19, 19466'0"185Kansas City, MO 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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