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1988 Columbus Clippers Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 65-77
Finished 3rd in the IL's West Division
Manager: Bucky Dent (65-77)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Ballpark: Harold Cooper Stadium
Attendance: 536,171, Avg. 7,552
1988 Columbus Clippers Roster

The Columbus Clippers of the International League ended the 1988 season with a record of 65 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Clippers plated 498 runs and conceded 548 runs. Turner Ward drove in 50 runs. Hal Morris led all regular hitters by connecting at a .296 clip. Scott Nielsen topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 2.41 ERA, leading regular hurlers.

Players from the 1988 Columbus Clippers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Pete Dalena, Jose Cruz, Bob Davidson, Bill Fulton, Bob Geren, Dave Eiland, Alvaro Espinoza, Neil Allen, Jay Buhner, Amalio Carreno, Pat Clements, Ross Jones, Roberto Kelly, Mike Kinnunen, Tim Layana, Rick Langford, Wayne Krenchicki, Al Leiter, Lee Guetterman, Deion Sanders, Clay Parker, Hipolito Pena, Bert Pena, Steve Shields, Hal Morris, Jeff Moronko, Hensley Meulens, Jamie Nelson, Scott Nielsen, Cliff Speck, Andy Stankiewicz, Wayne Tolleson, Randy Velarde, Turner Ward and Robbie Wine.

Bucky Dent 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
Scott Nielsen136.6842.4025221831172.31425246942262482
Lee Guetterman96.6002.7618180600120.71094637226249304
Rick Langford96.6003.1321210100126.710947441528184104
Hipolito Pena76.5383.8750322003104.78451457558109536
Pat Clements67.4622.7532169005144.01365544534569502
Bill Fulton55.5003.254512600280.3633729629544127
Mike Kinnunen45.4443.9845532001381.3784136758773365
Cliff Speck37.3004.34329610176.7744637738354366
Clay Parker22.5003.261010000049.749211839051322
Matt Harrison23.4004.6088000043.050292238025330
Eric Schmidt210.1674.311910300077.3824537625134122
Dave Eiland11.5002.5944000024.3258746013101
Dana Ridenour12.3332.111401100021.31695119224003
Tim Layana17.1256.04119000047.7543432225025642
Bob Davidson002.3760300119.019750845100
Amalio Carreno0010.801000003.38440002101
Neil Allen01.0000.6022010015.07210007000
Steve Shields01.0002.521701200525.0287726223001
Al Leiter02.0003.4644000013.0575014012321
Totals6577.4583.33364142125173311245.3113854846179430427654438490

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
Hal Morris12150245241134194338853662.296.349.376.7261703746
Turner Ward1345514905512324175028548100.251.320.347.6671703825
Alvaro Espinoza1194564354210710523043753.246.262.306.5671333921
Pete Dalena1264624263391201744032459.214.258.315.5721343455
Bob Geren953633213787132835013369.271.337.399.7361281440
Randy Velarde783212933979234537752571.270.327.427.7541251021
Jeff Moronko9733631332631205241241779.201.246.288.534902311
Ross Jones72298244265793419124850.234.361.344.706842220
Bobby Green56234207195290430752156.251.323.353.676732220
Hensley Meulens55224209274891622201461.230.277.368.645770010
Casey Close812802502447114325242343.188.257.300.557751421
Wayne Krenchicki54195174184260114112021.241.318.293.611510013
Roberto Kelly30128120254081316113629.333.370.492.862591101
Jay Buhner38152129263350818111933.256.362.481.842623013
Bert Pena47169147143170113321233.211.282.279.561413611
Chris Alvarez2911110092830112111112.280.351.340.691340000
Andy Stankiewicz29121114425000420625.219.258.219.478250100
Glenn Sherlock3210295924401600718.253.304.326.630310001
Jamie Nelson2889736111106001422.151.287.192.479140200
Wayne Tolleson833274500011063.185.333.185.51950000
Jose Cruz518173420151014.235.278.529.80790000
Deion Sanders524203310001114.150.261.200.46142100
Rob Lambert816152200000116.133.188.133.32120000
Dana Ridenour141101000000001.0001.0001.0002.00010000
Bill Fulton45210000000000.000.000.000.00000100
Totals140651884673498113719627704499347400913.243.305.342.6471597030553029


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Pete Dalena1B1011004608101.9931.535
Hal Morris1B4942823539.9899.204
Wayne Krenchicki1B4201001.0005.250
Ross Jones1B171011.0008.000
Alvaro Espinoza2B55110175841.9735.182
Ross Jones2B3881116427.9805.184
Andy Stankiewicz2B295697329.9815.276
Bert Pena2B122230061.0004.333
Randy Velarde2B112041112.9845.545
Rob Lambert2B201001.000.500
Wayne Krenchicki2B266021.0006.000
Jeff Moronko3B543112487.9512.870
Hensley Meulens3B5439111147.9152.778
Chris Alvarez3B25154562.9092.400
Bert Pena3B751223.8952.429
Randy Velarde3B34520.8183.000
Wayne Tolleson3B3210001.0004.000
Wayne Krenchicki3B102001.0002.000
Alvaro Espinoza3B111011.0002.000
Bob GerenC904787286.9866.11110
Glenn SherlockC291221111.9934.5864
Jamie NelsonC241331420.9876.1253
Robbie WineC7.000
Turner WardOF131233510.9961.817
Hal MorrisOF73115331.9751.616
Casey CloseOF71991212.9911.563
Bobby GreenOF56130130.9782.339
Jay BuhnerOF3883311.9892.263
Roberto KellyOF30511001.0001.733
Jeff MoronkoOF28453001.0001.714
Ross JonesOF923110.9602.667
Deion SandersOF5130001.0002.600
Jose CruzOF38010.8892.667
Hipolito PenaP5021610.947.360
Mike KinnunenP45723011.000.667
Bill FultonP455911.933.311
Cliff SpeckP322850.667.312
Pat ClementsP32103222.9551.312
Scott NielsenP25840041.0001.920
Rick LangfordP211118011.0001.381
Eric SchmidtP1931010.929.684
Lee GuettermanP1872632.9171.833
Steve ShieldsP1724001.000.353
Dana RidenourP1402001.000.143
Tim LayanaP1131320.8891.455
Clay ParkerP1058001.0001.300
Matt HarrisonP845001.0001.125
Bob DavidsonP602001.000.333
Al LeiterP401001.000.250
Dave EilandP412001.000.750
Neil AllenP204001.0002.000
Amalio CarrenoP101011.0001.000
Randy VelardeSS67992252244.9364.836
Alvaro EspinozaSS611102281153.9685.541
Ross JonesSS142452211.9745.429
Wayne TollesonSS551011.9383.000
Totals155736921726134410.9763.4801700

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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