1979 Holyoke Millers Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 63-76
Finished 5th in the EL
Manager: George Farson (63-76)
Affiliation: Milwaukee Brewers
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Ballpark: MacKenzie Stadium
Attendance: 50,207, Avg. 722
1979 Holyoke Millers Roster

The Holyoke Millers of the Eastern League ended the 1979 season with a record of 63 wins and 76 losses, finishing fifth in the EL.

The Millers scored 601 runs and allowed 692 runs. Don Whiting and Bill Foley led Holyoke with 18 home runs apiece., while Robert Schuster and Larry Rush walloped 15 or more, too. Don Whiting drove in 78 runs. Thomas Soto paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .290. Rene Quinones topped the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 3.51 ERA, best among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Players from the 1979 Holyoke Millers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Kevin Bass, Jeff Yurak, Lance Rautzhan, Larry Landreth, Sam Hinds and Barry Cort.

George Farson 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
Rene Quinones108.5563.514012415136.01116053970294436
Rich Olsen92.8182.49131230083.0723223635061216
Sam Hinds88.5004.322019520123.0134705912620525110
Steve Reed75.5833.5446110594.07748375432561010
Randall Boyce77.5004.882616412118.013077649571625212
Lance Rautzhan64.6003.08111120073.0663225131141103
Ronnie Driver48.3335.913810413102.012980671346249607
Tim Cook411.2675.642624500150.01611089424810982013
Barry Cort34.4295.1710730047.056312779031003
Weldon Swift310.2315.802919101118.0144907610610597013
Ed Carroll23.4004.3126000548.0402523431145108
Daryl Bailey003.005000112.014841309000
Calvin Riggar03.0004.503300018.01315901409001
Larry Landreth03.0005.765510025.029161637012201
Totals6376.4534.532981390335221147.011766925771045509678367930

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
Larry Rush13752348456131193167622626103.271.306.421.727204238
Kevin Bass1355414906912915485417103777.263.318.359.678176473
Don Whiting129524441751252211878137283.283.383.460.843203245
Thomas Soto12646742447123172139152126.290.324.347.6701472164
Mike Henderson11248740268114138121667126.284.387.363.750146095
Robert Schuster130487418651071561766626577.256.355.443.797185022
Bill Foley9638533346901621874014282.270.358.492.851164604
Bobby Smith12643438253891863289154648.233.316.335.651128132
Steve Splitt71250241215915032453752.245.268.344.61283101
Terry Bevington852532142654120421873131.252.352.364.71678332
Jeff Yurak582421973147441035013441.239.361.452.81389614
Richard Duran39134118153051113011317.254.336.339.67540201
Gersan Jarquin451281181019210823815.161.214.195.40923020
Terry Shoebridge1543365700140048.194.286.278.56310111
Porter Wyatt22494377001511411.163.245.233.47710101
Columbus Duncan9302735200200311.185.267.259.5267000
Rocky Hall10662200010001.333.333.333.6672000
Weldon Swift29211000000011.000.500.000.5000000
Steve Reed46110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Rene Quinones40110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Ronnie Driver38110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Daryl Bailey5220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Tim Cook260010000000000000
Totals1529499043806011138175381025497864485714.260.335.387.722169503151430


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Robert Schuster1B1261070871093.9919.183
Richard Duran1B181281028.9867.667
Larry Rush1B361001.0002.333
Steve Splitt1B120001.0002.000
Terry Bevington1B160001.0006.000
Mike Henderson2B91196241861.9824.802
Gersan Jarquin2B35548449.9723.943
Porter Wyatt2B16222967.8953.188
Thomas Soto2B102120041.0004.100
Terry Bevington2B411011.000.500
Rocky Hall2B32411.8572.000
Larry Rush3B1371302762724.9382.964
Mike Henderson3B211001.0001.000
Thomas Soto3B101001.0001.000
Gersan Jarquin3B111011.0002.000
Bill Foley3B110001.0001.000
Bill FoleyC693385893.9785.7399
Terry BevingtonC6933342113.9725.4356
Terry ShoebridgeC13484001.0004.0001
Richard DuranC711320.8752.0002
Kevin BassOF13528016171.9462.193
Bobby SmithOF1192049110.9511.790
Steve SplittOF6994271.9321.391
Don WhitingOF6295480.9251.597
Jeff YurakOF4673230.9621.630
Richard DuranOF540001.000.800
Steve ReedP4671720.923.522
Rene QuinonesP40824021.000.800
Ronnie DriverP3871711.960.632
Weldon SwiftP2981221.909.690
Tim CookP26132250.8751.346
Ed CarrollP260341.429.115
Randall BoyceP2672921.9471.385
Sam HindsP201020021.0001.500
Rich OlsenP13416001.0001.538
Lance RautzhanP1151321.9001.636
Barry CortP1053001.000.800
Larry LandrethP503001.000.600
Daryl BaileyP513011.000.800
Calvin RiggarP31041.200.333
Thomas SotoSS1191923561563.9734.605
Mike HendersonSS254664108.9174.400
Gersan JarquinSS6716031.0003.833
Totals149234421514173302.9663.3221800

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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