1973 Billings Mustangs Statistics

Pioneer League (PL) - Class: R
Team Record: 44-26
Finished 1st in the PL
Manager: Gary Blaylock (44-26)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Billings, Montana
Ballpark: Cobb Field
Attendance: 32,345, Avg. 924
1973 Billings Mustangs Roster

The Billings Mustangs of the Pioneer League ended the 1973 season with a record of 44 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the PL.

The Mustangs topped the circuit with just 299 runs allowed. Billings scored 403 runs. Phil Robinson led the team with 10 home runs Jack Fleming drove in 36 runs. Ruppert Jones paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .301 clip. Bob McClure paced the squad with 10 wins, while Mike Larkin recorded a 1.8 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1973 Billings Mustangs who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Rodney Scott, Ruppert Jones and Bob McClure.

Gary Blaylock 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
Bob McClure102.8332.11141363094.06441222670110507
Bob Falcon83.7272.36141370099.07139263510180307
Alex Gorgie63.6673.0416821071.0783224529138416
Lynn McKinney66.5002.0023720572.0592816432185201
Mike Larkin41.8001.8015422660.048161228156201
Thomas Linnert301.0001.043321026.0205306032100
Chris Bosza32.6002.8614500044.0402114019040105
Gary Williams22.5005.5411200026.0182216123030206
Billy Beverly11.5006.7512400040.0573830224032202
Bradley Davis13.2508.7415610234.0363433439027005
James Lemon004.50200002.03110001000
Bruce Beranek009.00200002.03220201101
Lew Olsen01.0000.903300010.033115013001
Larry Hubbard02.0008.317200213.022171226014001
Totals4426.6293.2215170022715593.0522299212263113659231430

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
Rodney Scott6427023651701020212643224.297.381.356.73784020
Rondol Moss64248233346894235621142.292.320.391.71091013
Jack Fleming46176168276013363632828.357.386.577.96497000
Ruppert Jones6123019345581044311343558.301.404.456.86088002
Ernest Baker4618215225561232281122626.368.459.526.98580112
Phil Robinson642371794556921035325436.313.470.5531.02399112
Daniel Clark44178153274951319331830.320.389.425.81365133
Bruce Beranek572181972949412252051954.249.313.310.62361011
Dan Hansen44161138193950112312028.283.379.341.71947201
Paul Caffrey37143127243661115201417.283.355.370.72547020
James Lemon43139122213233014621721.262.353.336.68941000
Stephen Lanier339479141752212101123.215.323.405.72832211
Jimmy Kelley2789708156029001716.214.371.386.75727101
Bob McClure154138711422120017.289.308.658.96625020
Bob Falcon1442314920071089.290.415.355.76911012
Mike Larkin1622204810050014.400.409.450.8599001
Vincent Moll419173500030024.294.368.294.6635000
Billy Beverly1213121410010004.333.308.417.7245001
Chris Bosza1414140410010004.286.286.357.6435000
Larry Bearg13322754100320514.148.281.185.4665000
Dwight Favors21484254100100622.095.208.119.3275000
Christopher Cea820171310020020.176.250.235.4854001
Lynn McKinney23211813100000210.167.250.222.4724010
Alex Gorgie1630232300010049.130.250.130.3803021
Bradley Davis151161200000011.333.556.333.8892220
Larry Hubbard7540100000012.250.400.250.6501000
Lew Olsen3220000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Thomas Linnert31280000000034.000.273.000.2730010
Gary Williams11980000000004.000.000.000.0000010
Totals82527062334403666110283732810027318503.285.370.404.77494301022220


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Phil Robinson1B6041431647.9877.417
Dwight Favors1B1985466.9374.684
Larry Bearg1B624143.8624.167
Daniel Clark2B4383981421.9284.209
Dan Hansen2B16283717.9854.062
Rodney Scott2B10191925.9503.800
Bruce Beranek2B8172259.8864.875
Bruce Beranek3B413651155.8532.122
Stephen Lanier3B251734116.8232.040
Dan Hansen3B1762022.9291.529
Jack FlemingC443913244.9919.61410
Jimmy KelleyC25220640.9839.0404
Vincent MollC449310.98113.0001
Larry BeargC323020.9207.6672
Rondol MossOF6072611.9871.300
Ruppert JonesOF6055551.9231.000
Ernest BakerOF4433560.864.864
James LemonOF3939220.9531.051
Paul CaffreyOF3432410.9731.059
Lynn McKinneyP237731.824.609
Alex GorgieP16418021.0001.375
Mike LarkinP151123011.0002.267
Bradley DavisP150711.875.467
Bob McClureP1451931.8891.714
Bob FalconP141921.833.714
Chris BoszaP143621.818.643
Billy BeverlyP122410.857.500
Gary WilliamsP113431.700.636
Larry HubbardP720001.000.286
Lew OlsenP31210.7501.000
Thomas LinnertP31410.8331.667
James LemonP201001.000.500
Bruce BeranekP211011.0001.000
Rodney ScottSS53721252426.8913.717
Dan HansenSS15144059.9153.600
Christopher CeaSS841721.9132.625
Bruce BeranekSS661131.8502.833
Totals7911780678143164.9453.1071700

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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