1971 Greenwood Braves Statistics

Western Carolinas League (WCL) - Class: A
Team Record: 85-38
Finished 1st in the WCL
Manager: Clint Courtney (85-38)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Greenwood, South Carolina
Ballpark: Legion Stadium
Attendance: 45,926, Avg. 747
1971 Greenwood Braves Roster

The Greenwood Braves of the Western Carolinas League ended the 1971 season with a record of 85 wins and 38 losses, finishing first in the WCL.

The Braves yielded 435 runs, fewest in the league. Greenwood plated 648 runs. Gregory Foreman paced the team with 23 home runs and accounted for 87 RBI. Rod Gilbreath led batters with significant playing time by hitting .309. Stan Babieracki topped the squad with 11 wins, while Russell Dillon registered a 2.08 earned run average, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1971 Greenwood Braves who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Jamie Easterly, Adrian Devine, Rod Gilbreath, Rowland Office and Chico Ruiz.

Clint Courtney 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
Stan Babieracki115.6884.0627820182.0100473779049214
Russell Dillon104.7142.083116533121.09238283521122229
Jose Sevillano105.6673.552317731114.01065345436171203
Mike Newson93.7502.78464111194.06333296401100619
Dick Grant701.0003.2316831078.0653328425066305
Glen Landesberg71.8753.22181300281.0764029826079203
Edward Childress51.8332.9121611268.0632422423065104
Robert Kenny53.6252.6119100438.0391411311333000
Richard Towers53.6253.00290001260.0502120311063115
Charles Chapple43.5713.0523321259.0462320321040102
David Bogacki44.5004.42191500255.0503227138041217
Jamie Easterly301.0000.628700129.0143219033013
Adrian Devine21.6672.408700030.0238818024100
David McLane101.0002.456000011.09330708101
Ron Broaddus14.2004.65171611060.0574431923040104
Teddy Gilman80.0
Stu Cann004.50100004.06220000101
Richard Sandate007.20700015.010641718000
James Ivey0081.00100000.33330100000
James Bolton01.0006.00220006.010640303200
Totals8438.6893.193301230221142995.3882433353583507845287600

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
Rod Gilbreath11749043389134198135940104572.309.372.480.852208165
Gregory Foreman12351443177123263238719975101.285.395.520.915224503
Chico Ruiz1235394461041212319444798583.271.392.388.780173431
Rowland Office1174453946811923312688164348.302.372.467.839184323
Marc Mengo11040035257107193952204672.304.385.452.837159101
Tom Heierle983553043578102953213569.257.336.391.728119475
Sam Houston822592234476844422062840.341.413.466.879104305
Stu Cann8630323140671213312165630.290.432.390.82290574
Jeffrey Geach752792493658121848132355.233.297.386.68396205
Thomas Cox952351973451512261663576.259.372.325.69764111
Dick Grant40928414244061310613.286.330.548.87746011
Russell Dillon405046713102600211.283.312.435.74720020
Gene Holbert2360507112011200714.220.333.320.65316201
Jose Sevillano285147610301900117.213.224.340.56516021
Francisco Figueroa27675788002781824.140.254.246.49914101
Glen Landesberg19373236200700313.188.257.250.5078020
Richard Towers2920193500000014.263.300.263.5635000
Grady Little813111420010022.364.462.5451.0076000
Charles Chapple2717163400011005.250.250.250.5004010
Mike Newson5129271400020017.148.179.148.3274010
Stan Babieracki29403584001200315.114.225.200.4257200
Ron Broaddus1722161300001132.188.350.188.5383120
David Bogacki2021200300000015.150.190.150.3403000
Edward Childress21221912000000311.105.227.105.3332000
Adrian Devine9870100010011.143.250.143.3931000
Jamie Easterly91090100000006.111.111.111.2221010
Robert Kenny1912120000000006.000.000.000.0000000
James Bolton2110000000000.000.000.000.0000000
James Britt2880000000000.000.000.000.0000000
Monty Nowell1440000000001.000.000.000.0000000
David McLane6330000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Totals14534406378364710371712710557118768513805.274.363.417.780157703538370


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Marc Mengo1B9577142363.9968.558
Dick Grant1B1785617.9895.353
Gregory Foreman1B1285333.9677.333
Thomas Cox1B531110.9706.400
Sam Houston1B360001.0002.000
Stu Cann1B316220.9006.000
Gene Holbert1B130001.0003.000
Jeffrey Geach1B110001.0001.000
Chico Ruiz2B1232163262360.9594.407
Rod Gilbreath3B108752182415.9242.713
Marc Mengo3B11421031.0002.273
Stu Cann3B556011.0002.200
Jeffrey Geach3B101001.0001.000
Tom HeierleC976282872.9896.76327
Gene HolbertC18101310.9905.7782
Jeffrey GeachC11824001.0007.8186
Sam HoustonC6231001.0004.0005
Grady LittleC4210001.0005.2500
Stu CannC291001.0005.0000
Monty NowellC140001.0004.0000
Rowland OfficeOF116194390.9561.698
Gregory ForemanOF112143341.9731.304
Thomas CoxOF7556340.937.787
Sam HoustonOF6584231.9661.323
Francisco FigueroaOF1722110.9581.353
Stu CannOF1617210.9501.188
Russell DillonOF510001.000.200
Marc MengoOF41010.500.250
Mike NewsonP465820.867.283
Russell DillonP3122150.821.742
Richard TowersP2911210.929.448
Stan BabierackiP27614031.000.741
Jose SevillanoP2391712.9631.130
Charles ChappleP23212001.000.609
Edward ChildressP2141121.882.714
Robert KennyP1934001.000.368
David BogackiP1949001.000.684
Glen LandesbergP1811110.923.667
Ron BroaddusP176720.867.765
Dick GrantP1649001.000.812
Teddy GilmanP8.000
Jamie EasterlyP81410.833.625
Adrian DevineP811110.9231.500
Richard SandateP701001.000.143
David McLaneP601001.000.167
James BoltonP210001.000.500
James IveyP10000.000
Stu CannP10000.000
Jeffrey GeachSS61791612019.9233.934
Stu CannSS59761371127.9513.610
Rod GilbreathSS9121132.8852.556
Chico RuizSS101001.0001.000
Totals139429011139138210.9672.8984000

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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