1974 Bluefield Orioles Statistics

Appalachian League (AL) - Class: R
Team Record: 37-32
Finished 1st in the AL's South Division
Manager: Bobby Malkmus (37-32)
Affiliation: Baltimore Orioles
Location: Bluefield, West Virginia
Ballpark: Bowen Field
Attendance: 15,675, Avg. 454
1974 Bluefield Orioles Roster

The Bluefield Orioles of the Appalachian League ended the 1974 season with a record of 37 wins and 32 losses, finishing first in the league's South Division.

The Orioles scored 345 runs and surrendered 333 runs. Ed Pebley recorded 41 runs batted in. William Clarke paced batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .304 clip. Dennis McMillian topped the squad with 10 wins, while Tom Kibbee recorded a 2.31 ERA, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Mike Darr played in Major League Baseball during his career, the only member of the Bluefield Orioles to do so.

Bobby Malkmus 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
Dennis McMillian104.7142.7043000870.0652521530466005
Jerry Guinn62.7506.05131210064.0644443538156104
Tom Kibbee53.6252.3112920170.0582518425479003
Mike Darr55.5003.73131331082.046453408321045118
Michael Brown43.5713.33101020054.0542320438150304
Henderson Hopkins301.0005.6218000032.03225201311203010
Robert Volk22.5002.576420035.028121038135101
Vernon Snyder14.2004.8318300041.0443422323228103
Robert George14.2008.339600027.0343025237022205
Timothy Lynch003.4018400545.0452317314136101
Alan Drechsler01.0003.325200019.016107011120001
Bradford Drysdale04.0007.4110600034.0303728244235509
Totals3732.5364.1617569010114573.05163332653238220551221640

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
William Clarke6829826044791350361572917.304.375.392.76710233240
Richard Rickman6930825052621314281384535.248.376.356.7328918232
David Obal59236195375590131713333.282.390.344.7336784041
Ed Pebley642482103755104641243122.262.354.433.7879181243
Juan Martinez561771582650200141711718.316.386.329.7155221101
Bernard Bumbrey62215183334382325622563.235.349.350.6996437000
Louis Corona52161133163961023202019.293.398.353.7514715031
Charles James52161148123942015521211.264.323.318.6414731000
James Evans3611310218224021232827.216.283.314.5973202011
Ricky Ford2510380142130112612212.262.427.338.7652701000
Leonardo Ortiz4210194819201820514.202.240.255.4952410110
Joseph Villa237161514201440616.230.314.311.6261942110
Rafael Volquez3783747141101211926.189.277.230.5071700000
Felipe Serrata256453513110701716.245.344.302.6461601300
Mike Darr14322968200200312.276.344.345.68910000
Louis Armstrong1326235522041037.217.308.478.7861100000
Robert George9972310010010.429.500.5711.0714010
Robert Volk613102300010012.300.333.300.6333011
Michael Brown1020123310010035.250.438.333.7714140
Tom Kibbee1426182300010047.167.333.167.5003121
Jerry Guinn1323212300110007.143.143.286.42960200
Bradford Drysdale111091210010002.222.222.333.55630100
Vernon Snyder1813112200010024.182.308.182.4902000
Stephen Shrader518132200011057.154.389.154.543200000
Timothy Lynch1916133200000012.154.267.154.4212110
Henderson Hopkins19770100010001.143.143.143.28610000
Alan Drechsler5650000000005.000.000.000.000000100
Dennis McMillian431390000010023.000.182.000.1820020
Totals869257121883445628519202848530294393.257.352.340.692745343927239


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
David Obal1B2319013514.9768.826
Ricky Ford1B232017120.9959.043
Ed Pebley1B16113548.9677.375
Joseph Villa1B546123.9599.400
Stephen Shrader1B528141.8795.800
Juan Martinez2B5164108918.9503.373
William Clarke2B17253529.9683.529
Felipe Serrata2B15123444.9203.067
Ed Pebley3B453476157.8802.444
William Clarke3B26103333.9351.654
Juan Martinez3B101001.0001.000
David ObalC372751952.9837.94612
Leonardo OrtizC302141773.9717.7002
Joseph VillaC1288740.9607.9173
Bernard BumbreyOF5894462.9421.690
Charles JamesOF4943260.882.918
Louis CoronaOF4346060.8851.070
William ClarkeOF36334011.0001.028
James EvansOF3038190.8121.300
Rafael VolquezOF2317250.792.826
Louis ArmstrongOF98120.8181.000
Dennis McMillianP43212011.000.326
Vernon SnyderP181430.625.278
Timothy LynchP180810.889.444
Henderson HopkinsP1828001.000.556
Jerry GuinnP1341111.9381.154
Mike DarrP1321730.8641.462
Tom KibbeeP1251031.8331.250
Bradford DrysdaleP100111.500.100
Michael BrownP103320.750.600
Robert GeorgeP91420.714.556
Robert VolkP61210.750.500
Alan DrechslerP501001.000.200
Richard RickmanSS691182081231.9644.725
Totals7981718660128130.9492.9801700

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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