1972 Alexandria Aces Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 84-56
Finished 1st in the TL's East Division
Manager: Duke Snider (84-56)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
Ballpark: Bringhurst Field
Attendance: 123,325, Avg. 1,762
1972 Alexandria Aces Roster

Playoffs - El Paso Sun Dodgers 3 games, Alexandria Aces 0

The Alexandria Aces of the Texas League ended the 1972 season with a record of 84 wins and 56 losses, finishing first in the league's East Division.

The Aces led the league with just 454 runs allowed. Alexandria scored 623 runs. Mike Ivie paced the team with 24 home runs, while Randy Elliott and Dave Hilton walloped 20 or more as well. Randy Elliott drove in 85 runs and topped all regular batters by hitting .335. Dave Freisleben paced the squad with 17 wins, plus Dan Spillner added 15 or more wins, too Dave Freisleben registered a 2.32 earned run average, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1972 Alexandria Aces who spent time in the Majors during their careers included John Scott, Frank Snook, Steve Simpson, Johnny Grubb, Randy Jones, Mike Ivie, Larry Hardy, Bill Laxton, Dave Hilton, Randy Elliott, Danny Coombs, Joe Goddard, Dave Freisleben, Bob Davis and Dan Spillner.

Duke Snider served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Dave Freisleben179.6542.3227251830190.0146604912551163119
Dan Spillner167.6963.4027271000180.01567568218521261112
Willie Boynton125.7062.902721530149.012457488672118228
Robert Johnston95.6432.402419510146.0107533956201043010
Bob Graczyk87.5332.831918410105.08346338480691110
Larry Hardy77.5001.36460001686.0681813033661205
Frank Snook61.8574.1231211172.0633733329184305
Bill Laxton46.4003.17201511188.0693331363188404
Randy Jones35.3752.91121110068.0532822613063100
Clifton Butcher101.0004.8810100124.030151316011002
Steve Simpson13.2501.58420002357.0381610036480202
Marc Rhea004.50100002.02110101000
Duane Larson0027.00100001.01331400000
Danny Coombs01.0003.5010100018.023127110112101
Totals8456.6002.8129714004510421186.09634543706951218980215680

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Dave Hilton1355515207516430616731442667.315.346.488.835254023
Randy Elliott1385414748415932519851725270.335.405.544.949258807
Mike Ivie133522461811342312477334784.291.370.501.8722311211
Johnny Grubb1265134466613225210611075764.296.379.428.807191442
Ulysees Wilson10542139158961312261832568.246.293.299.592117140
John Scott107381347468910213462663061.256.317.409.726142121
Duane Larson1104083735180944371452539.214.269.292.561109361
Grant Steer92260224205194231763551.228.331.330.66174001
Marc Rhea732572262849711141632560.217.292.270.56261042
Joe Goddard752652173246100631213646.212.336.341.67774561
Billy Hodge73229205204470318101848.215.276.293.56960114
Bob Davis54182165163550421001050.212.263.315.57852232
Don Elliott23897413192007211318.257.368.284.65221020
Dave Freisleben3280693173011100815.246.325.333.65823030
Robert Johnston245653512200401116.226.241.264.50514020
Willie Boynton285451610100500119.196.208.216.42311011
Bill Laxton20353138200200313.258.324.323.64610010
Bob Graczyk20393438100200413.235.316.265.5809010
Dan Spillner27706136110200434.098.154.148.3019050
Craig Settles20413465200701522.147.250.206.4567011
Randy Jones1222180410010018.222.250.278.5285021
Larry Hardy4620192300000013.158.200.158.3583000
Clifton Butcher10660100000003.167.167.167.3331000
Frank Snook31191721000000113.059.111.059.1701010
Danny Coombs10220000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Steve Simpson4212100000000017.000.091.000.0910010
Totals15665075452862311731952710556113043429894.259.326.384.710173703753280


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Mike Ivie1B1321013861883.9848.326
Grant Steer1B7502021.0007.429
Billy Hodge1B212211.9337.000
Randy Elliott1B270011.0003.500
Bob Davis1B282001.0005.000
John Scott1B110001.0001.000
Johnny Grubb1B120001.0002.000
Ulysees Wilson2B52102841021.9493.577
Marc Rhea2B377974319.9814.135
Bob Davis2B315285413.9724.419
Duane Larson2B24384359.9423.375
Dave Hilton2B5812011.0004.000
Dave Hilton3B125952312115.9392.608
Craig Settles3B71910.9091.429
Marc Rhea3B711010.9171.571
Ulysees Wilson3B421120.8673.250
Bob Davis3B21310.8002.000
Joe Goddard3B101001.0001.000
Joe GoddardC744894154.9917.1627
Billy HodgeC634412744.9927.4294
Bob DavisC1079411.9888.3003
Randy ElliottOF1362011671.9691.596
Johnny GrubbOF1222031224.9911.762
John ScottOF99215671.9692.232
Grant SteerOF75148331.9812.013
Marc RheaOF16170001.0001.062
Larry HardyP4631810.955.457
Steve SimpsonP422810.909.238
Frank SnookP315911.933.452
Dan SpillnerP27102210.9701.185
Dave FreislebenP271135041.0001.704
Willie BoyntonP27121943.8861.148
Robert JohnstonP2433060.8461.375
Bill LaxtonP2021612.947.900
Bob GraczykP1991811.9641.421
Randy JonesP124710.917.917
Danny CoombsP1002011.000.200
Clifton ButcherP1034011.000.700
Marc RheaP10000.000
Duane LarsonP10000.000
Duane LarsonSS741061921731.9464.027
Ulysees WilsonSS45771081623.9204.111
Don ElliottSS22314358.9373.364
Dave HiltonSS81219021.0003.875
John ScottSS220011.0001.000
Totals148535571314151259.9703.2801400

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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