1984 Wichita Aeros Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 78-77
Finished 5th in the AA
Manager: Gene Dusan (78-77)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 137,018, Avg. 1,768
1984 Wichita Aeros Statistics

Playoffs - Louisville Redbirds 1 game, Wichita Aeros 0 - One-game playoff for fourth place.

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1984 season with a record of 78 wins and 77 losses, finishing fifth in the AA.

The Aeros topped the league with 786 runs, spearheaded by 138 home runs. Wichita yielded 715 runs. Alan Knicely walloped 33 home runs for the team, while Wade Rowdon and Paul Householder swatted 15 or more, too. Alan Knicely drove in 126 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .333 average. Tom Browning led the squad with 12 wins, and Bill Landrum recorded a 3.46 ERA, tops among regular hurlers.

Skeeter Barnes, Dann Bilardello, Terry Bogener, Tom Browning, Bob Buchanan, Keefe Cato, Eric Davis, John Franco, Leo García, Mark Gilbert, Paul Householder, Alan Knicely, Wayne Krenchicki, Bill Landrum, Tom Lawless, Brad Lesley, Lloyd McClendon, Frank Pastore, Charlie Puleo, Ron Robinson, Wade Rowdon, Tom Runnells, Bill Scherrer, Mike Smith, Scott Terry, Jay Tibbs, Freddie Toliver and Dave Van Gorder were all players from the 1984 Wichita Aeros who played in the Majors during their careers.

Gene Dusan served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Skeeter BarnesRRMarch 7, 19575'11"175Cincinnati, OH US
Dann BilardelloRRMay 26, 19596'0"185Santa Cruz, CA US
Terry BogenerLLSeptember 28, 19556'0"193Hannibal, MO US
Tom BrowningLLApril 28, 19606'1"190Casper, WY US
Bob BuchananLLMay 3, 19616'1"185Ridley Park, PA US
Keefe CatoRRMay 6, 19586'1"185Yonkers, NY US
Eric DavisRRMay 29, 19626'2"165Los Angeles, CA US
John FrancoLLSeptember 17, 19605'10"170Brooklyn, NY US
Leo GarcíaLLNovember 6, 19625'8"160Santiago, Santiago DO
Mark GilbertSRAugust 22, 19566'0"175Atlanta, GA US
Curt HeidenreichRRJuly 14, 19596'7"220
Paul HouseholderSRSeptember 4, 19586'0"180Columbus, OH US
Alan KnicelyRRMay 19, 19556'0"190Harrisonburg, VA US
Wayne KrenchickiLRSeptember 17, 19546'1"180Trenton, NJ US
Bill LandrumRRAugust 17, 19576'2"185Columbia, SC US
Tom LawlessRRDecember 19, 19565'11"170Erie, PA US
Brad LesleyRRSeptember 11, 19586'6"230Turlock, CA US
Lloyd McClendonRRJanuary 11, 19595'10"190Gary, IN US
Dave MileyLRApril 3, 19626'2"190Tampa, FL US
Charlie NailRNovember 22, 19616'4"210
Frank PastoreRRAugust 21, 19576'2"188Alhambra, CA US
Charlie PuleoRRFebruary 7, 19556'2"190Glen Ridge, NJ US
Hector RinconesRRMarch 17, 19616'1"155
Ron RobinsonRRMarch 24, 19626'4"235Exeter, CA US
Wade RowdonRRSeptember 7, 19606'2"170Riverhead, NY US
Tom RunnellsSRApril 17, 19556'0"175Greeley, CO US
Bill ScherrerLLJanuary 20, 19586'4"170Tonawanda, NY US
Mike SmithRRFebruary 23, 19616'0"175Jackson, MS US
Scott TerryRRNovember 21, 19595'11"195Hobbs, NM US
Jay TibbsRRJanuary 4, 19626'3"185Birmingham, AL US
Freddie ToliverRRFebruary 3, 19616'1"165Natchez, MS US
Dave Van GorderRRMarch 27, 19576'2"205Los Angeles, CA US
Brett WiseRAugust 11, 19606'1"175

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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