1972 Arkansas Travelers Statistics

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 65-74
Finished 3rd in the TL's East Division
Manager: Fred Koenig (65-74)
Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Ballpark: Ray Winder Field
Attendance: 79,358, Avg. 1,142
1972 Arkansas Travelers Roster

The Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League ended the 1972 season with a record of 65 wins and 74 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division.

The Travelers scored 535 runs and allowed 550 runs. Bill Bright paced Arkansas with 20 home runs and drove in 69 runs, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .264 clip. Jackie Stripling and Greg Millikan topped the team with 9 wins each, and Rudy Arroyo recorded a 2.66 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1972 Arkansas Travelers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Bake McBride, Rudy Arroyo, Al Hrabosky, Tom Heintzelman, Mike Vail, Milt Ramirez, Jorge Roque, Tommy Cruz, Jim Dwyer, Rich Folkers and Bob Forsch.

Fred Koenig 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
Greg Millikan94.6921.68478217102.0742419339585203
Jackie Stripling95.6432.781616300107.0974433652388207
Steve Evans89.4713.183018612136.012055481247782409
Bob Forsch810.4444.352424720153.01588574104751091009
Rudy Arroyo75.5832.661818400122.01154736553490105
Al Hrabosky712.3683.412522611145.0134715576471421009
Rich Folkers54.5563.16221110294.0823633629588304
Richard Stonum57.4174.1152100370.0694032534550102
Rick Pope512.2944.322220100102.09963493576825010
Stanley Kmet11.5002.1636000450.0482012019326001
Brian Bach14.2003.92521001078.08745341018661506
Ed Meredith006.43500017.05652708001
Jose Lopez0012.00400003.09840401000
Larry Koch0027.00100001.04330002201
Dennis Parks01.0002.25400004.04310003001
Totals6574.4683.363581390305301174.011055504386947056917450680

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
Tom Heintzelman139596524681382554471335389.263.330.353.6841851153
Bill Bright1274764395911616220691122984.264.309.446.756196215
Milt Ramirez139549497511152132371032543.231.263.298.56014801611
George Putz116441374491032411348246568.275.384.449.833168110
Bake McBride67307286519410412342561757.329.375.517.892148400
Tommy Cruz773062743773132639202034.266.326.394.720108624
Jeffrey Mason57241207346662220503029.319.403.396.79982031
David Nitschke83263231196011002212745.260.336.307.64371113
Tony Auferio71255218265260222212838.239.331.294.62464342
Tommy Thompson84202182204880217611734.264.327.341.66762102
Jim Dwyer44185162164110214451623.253.318.296.61548061
Wayne Dees38139117153341216111815.282.372.385.75745022
Dave Kent43140123123270622101536.260.336.463.79957002
Barry Poris4312310811314006311219.287.358.324.68235030
Jorge Roque229885112941119401213.341.418.447.86538001
Herb Hofvendahl277871515210400627.211.269.268.53719001
Mike Vail196865412601710212.185.209.323.53221010
Bob Forsch256256511300500414.196.250.250.50014020
Phil Trombino1141385910011015.237.293.263.55610200
Al Hrabosky29584938000100421.163.226.163.3908050
Rick Pope22363327000400015.212.212.212.4247030
Greg Millikan4733311610120017.194.219.323.54110010
Russ Caldarella1438332610030058.182.289.212.5027000
Rudy Arroyo22423736100410416.162.244.189.4337010
Jackie Stripling22454096001100313.150.209.225.4349020
Steve Evans30483934100100326.103.186.128.3145150
Willie James815144300020014.214.267.214.4813000
Larry Corral1429230300000067.130.310.130.4413000
Rich Folkers22313012001300014.067.067.167.2335010
Stanley Kmet36651100000014.200.333.200.5331000
Benny Looper612120100000004.083.083.083.1671000
Richard Stonum521150000000045.000.444.000.4440020
Jose Lopez4110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Brian Bach521381000010045.000.333.000.3330010
Ed Meredith5110000000000.000.000.000.0000000
Totals161749894418528113117622784519428433835.256.323.359.682158502278380


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
George Putz1B9265057356.9967.685
Barry Poris1B331689318.9835.364
Wayne Dees1B2315018418.9777.304
Phil Trombino1B968133.9587.667
Tommy Thompson1B4240011.0006.000
Dave Kent1B324024.9238.000
Willie James1B260001.0003.000
Larry Corral1B2123031.0007.500
Bill Bright1B17020.7787.000
Tony Auferio1B150001.0005.000
Tom Heintzelman2B1373243612082.9725.000
Tommy Thompson2B325001.0002.333
Milt Ramirez2B243011.0003.500
Jeffrey Mason3B553581118.9132.109
Tommy Thompson3B446668115.9243.045
George Putz3B25122351.8751.400
Mike Vail3B13121313.9621.923
Dave Kent3B11102040.8822.727
Larry Corral3B101001.0001.000
David NitschkeC754305085.9846.40010
Tony AuferioC6545548103.9817.7383
Benny LooperC415010.9383.7500
Larry CorralC4242001.0006.5001
Bill BrightOF12217715121.9411.574
Tommy CruzOF751171172.9481.707
Bake McBrideOF67130331.9781.985
Jim DwyerOF44101620.9822.432
Herb HofvendahlOF2533110.9711.360
Jorge RoqueOF2258211.9842.727
Dave KentOF16120001.000.750
Wayne DeesOF1419030.8641.357
Barry PorisOF11160001.0001.455
Russ CaldarellaOF10141011.0001.500
Mike VailOF7111001.0001.714
Willie JamesOF410001.000.250
Tommy ThompsonOF230001.0001.500
Tony AuferioOF221001.0001.500
Richard StonumP5249031.000.250
Brian BachP5248031.000.231
Greg MillikanP4741622.909.426
Stanley KmetP362520.778.194
Steve EvansP30152322.9501.267
Al HraboskyP2501740.810.680
Bob ForschP24112815.9751.625
Rick PopeP22101520.9261.136
Rich FolkersP2271012.944.773
Rudy ArroyoP1852123.9291.444
Jackie StriplingP1662331.9061.812
Ed MeredithP520001.000.400
Dennis ParksP40000.000
Larry KochP10000.000
Milt RamirezSS1372283714680.9294.372
Jeffrey MasonSS52220.667.800
Tom HeintzelmanSS351011.9385.000
Totals152935021362185319.9633.1811400

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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