1980 Wichita Aeros Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 61-74
Finished 4th in the AA's West Division
Manager: Jack Hiatt (61-74)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 101,108, Avg. 1,498
1980 Wichita Aeros Statistics

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1980 season with a record of 61 wins and 74 losses, finishing fourth in the league's West Division.

The Aeros scored 655 runs and conceded 718 runs, most in the circuit. Carlos Lezcano and Brian Rosinski paced Wichita with 19 home runs apiece., and Jim Tracy walloped 15 or more as well. Brian Rosinski accounted for 79 RBI. Jim Tracy topped hitters with significant playing time with a .320 average. Manny Seoane and Randy Martz led the team with 8 wins each, while Manny Seoane recorded a 4.3 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1980 Wichita Aeros who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Eddie Bane, Miguel Diloné, Keith Drumright, Bill Earley, George Enright, Jesús Figueroa, Dave Geisel, Bill Hayes, Al Javier, Mark Lemongello, Carlos Lezcano, Steve Macko, Randy Martz, Bob Myrick, Mike O'Berry, Karl Pagel, George Riley, Dan Rohn, Manny Seoane, Lee Smith and Jim Tracy.

Jack Hiatt served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jesus AlfaroRRSeptember 26, 19585'11"160Maracaibo, Zulia VE
Mike AllenRRAugust 31, 19546'3"190Philadelphia, PA US
Eddie BaneRLMarch 22, 19525'9"160Chicago, IL US
Pete BazanLRSeptember 20, 19585'10"180Pharr, TX US
Norm ChurchillLLApril 16, 19586'4"205Hempstead, NY US
Miguel DilonéSRNovember 1, 19546'0"160Santiago, Santiago DO
Keith DrumrightLROctober 21, 19545'10"170Springfield, MO US
Bill EarleyRLJanuary 30, 19566'4"200Cincinnati, OH US
George EnrightRRMay 9, 19545'11"175New Britain, CT US
Javier FierroRRMay 27, 19555'10"185El Paso, TX US
Jesús FigueroaLLFebruary 20, 19575'10"160Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Dave GeiselLLJanuary 18, 19556'3"210Windber, PA US
Bill HayesRROctober 24, 19576'0"195Cheverly, MD US
Al JavierRRFebruary 4, 19545'11"170San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Mark LemongelloRRJuly 21, 19556'1"180Jersey City, NJ US
Carlos LezcanoRRSeptember 30, 19556'2"185Arecibo, PR
Steve MackoLRSeptember 6, 19545'10"160Burlington, IA US
Robert MaddenRR6'2"195
Jared MartinLLAugust 27, 19555'10"170Oakland, CA US
Randy MartzLRMay 28, 19566'4"210Harrisburg, PA US
Joe McClainRRJanuary 25, 19566'2"200Johnson City, TN US
Bob MyrickRLOctober 1, 19526'1"195Hattiesburg, MS US
Mike O'BerryRRApril 20, 19546'2"190Birmingham, AL US
Karl PagelLLMarch 29, 19556'2"188Madison, WI US
Mark ParkerLRJune 12, 19566'2"175Huntington, IN US
Jim PayneRRJuly 3, 19575'11"180Chicago, IL US
George RileyLLOctober 6, 19566'2"210Philadelphia, PA US
Wayne RohlfingRRJuly 17, 19566'2"195Red Bud, IL US
Dan RohnLRJanuary 10, 19565'8"165Alpena, MI US
Brian RosinskiLROctober 12, 19566'2"205Chicago, IL US
Paul SemallRRJuly 16, 19556'4"200Cleveland, OH US
Manny SeoaneRRJune 26, 19556'3"187Tampa, FL US
Lee SmithRRDecember 4, 19576'5"220Jamestown, LA US
Dave StockstillLROctober 4, 19576'0"180Springfield, MO US
Jim TracyLRDecember 31, 19556'0"185Hamilton, OH US
Mike TurgeonSRMarch 9, 19566'2"180New London, CT US
Jack UptonRRJanuary 19, 19576'2"205
Vince ValentiniRRApril 30, 19566'2"198Hoboken, NJ US
Steven ViskasRRNovember 8, 19596'2"185San Diego, 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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