1975 Wichita Aeros Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 68-68
Finished 3rd in the AA's West Division
Manager: Mike Roarke (68-68)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 173,504, Avg. 2,552
1975 Wichita Aeros Statistics

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1975 season with a record of 68 wins and 68 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Aeros plated 708 runs and gave up 719 runs. Jim Tyrone and Mike Adams paced Wichita with 13 home runs apiece. Mike Adams drove in 77 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .308 average. Herb Hutson led the squad with 12 wins, while Willie Prall recorded a 3.73 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Players from the 1975 Wichita Aeros who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Mike Adams, Matt Alexander, Ken Crosby, Tom Dettore, Ron Dunn, Adrian Garrett, Julio González, Vic Harris, Jack Hiatt, Gene Hiser, Herb Hutson, Jim Kremmel, Willie Prall, Paul Reuschel, Dave Rosello, Buddy Schultz, Eddie Solomon, Rick Stelmaszek, Steve Swisher, Jerry Tabb, Jim Tyrone, Joe Wallis, Chris Ward, Eddie Watt and Milt Wilcox.

Mike Roarke served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike AdamsRRJuly 24, 19485'9"180Cincinnati, OH US
Matt AlexanderSRJanuary 30, 19475'11"168Shreveport, LA US
Bernie BeckmanLLNovember 4, 19506'4"190Groningen, NL
Buddy CopelandSRFebruary 28, 19476'1"180
Ken CrosbyRRDecember 15, 19476'2"179New Denver, BC CA
Tom DettoreLRNovember 17, 19476'4"200Canonsburg, PA US
Bill DroegeRRJune 24, 19516'1"195
Ron DunnRRJanuary 24, 19505'11"180Oklahoma City, OK US
Adrian GarrettLRJanuary 3, 19436'3"185Brooksville, FL US
Julio GonzálezRRDecember 25, 19525'11"162Caguas, PR
Joel GreenRRAugust 28, 19496'1"180
Vic HarrisSRMarch 27, 19505'11"165Los Angeles, CA US
Steven HaugRROctober 4, 19536'0"185
Jack HiattRRJuly 27, 19426'2"190Bakersfield, CA US
Gene HiserLLDecember 11, 19485'11"175Baltimore, MD US
William HuismanRRAugust 10, 19485'9"175Cedar Falls, IA US
Herb HutsonRRJuly 17, 19496'2"205Savannah, GA US
Gary JungeRRSeptember 19, 19486'3"190
Jim KremmelLLFebruary 28, 19496'0"175Belleville, IL US
George ManzRRJuly 15, 19466'2"188
Ronnie MatneySLJune 1, 19476'0"185Mobile, AL US
Rick OliverRRDecember 16, 19506'3"195
Willie PrallLLApril 20, 19506'3"200Hackensack, NJ US
Paul ReuschelRRJanuary 12, 19476'4"225Quincy, IL US
Dave RoselloRRJune 26, 19505'11"160Mayaguez, PR
Buddy SchultzRLSeptember 19, 19506'0"170Cleveland, OH US
Eddie SolomonRRFebruary 9, 19516'2"185Perry, GA US
Rick StelmaszekLROctober 8, 19486'1"195Chicago, IL US
Steve SwisherRRAugust 9, 19516'2"205Parkersburg, WV US
Jerry TabbLRMarch 17, 19526'2"195Altus, OK US
Vernon TempleRRSeptember 13, 19506'2"200
Darrell TurnerRRMarch 30, 19556'3"190Winter Garden, FL US
Jim TyroneRRJanuary 29, 19496'1"185Alice, TX US
Joe WallisSRJanuary 9, 19525'11"180East St. Louis, IL US
Chris WardLLMay 18, 19496'0"180Oakland, CA US
Eddie WattRRApril 4, 19415'10"183Lamoni, IA US
Mike WeissRRMay 2, 19526'0"157
Milt WilcoxRRApril 20, 19506'2"185Honolulu, HI 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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