1973 Iowa Oaks Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 83-53
Finished 1st in the AA's East Division
Manager: Joe Sparks (83-53)
Affiliation: Chicago White Sox
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Ballpark: Sec Taylor Stadium I
Attendance: 126,012, Avg. 1,853
1973 Iowa Oaks Roster

Playoffs - Tulsa Oilers 4 games, Iowa Oaks 3

The Iowa Oaks of the American Association ended the 1973 season with a record of 83 wins and 53 losses, finishing first in the league's East Division.

The Oaks scored 714 runs and conceded 628 runs. Ken Hottman led Iowa with 19 home runs, while Tom Egan and Pete Varney walloped 15 or more also. Sam Ewing recorded 75 runs batted in. Sam Ewing and Hugh Yancy paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .292 clip. Stan Perzanowski topped the team with 14 wins, and Ken Frailing recorded a 2.86 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Bucky Dent, Joe Keough, Pete Varney, Ken Hottman, Steve Swisher, Stan Perzanowski, Dave Lemonds, Jim Geddes, Sam Ewing, Dave Baldwin, Tom Egan, Rich Gossage, Buddy Bradford, Bill Sharp, Denny O'Toole, Mike Buskey, Rudy Hernández, Jerry Hairston, Denny McLain, Steve Kealey, Hugh Yancy, Van Kelly, Ken Frailing, Brian Downing, Ted Uhlaender, Lee Richard, Dan Neumeier and Skip Pitlock were all players from the 1973 Iowa Oaks who played in the Majors during their careers.

Joe Sparks 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 Perzanowski148.6363.6831311040208.02019985157861241207
Ken Frailing113.7862.8623181221145.014451467491107606
David Leisman1110.5244.073228520157.018496711245167205
Skip Pitlock88.5004.053017303131.0117685910592117607
Harold McClain88.5005.602624100119.014184741172078217
Dan Neumeier74.6363.36430001375.0733528328154507
Dave Baldwin51.8333.0632000947.0381716417551202
Rich Gossage54.5563.6812951171.0593229128266304
Denny O'Toole41.8003.5623000643.0582717316237122
Jim Geddes41.8004.1427300176.0804135344466105
Dave Lemonds201.0000.00700028.04000608000
Steve Kealey101.0004.3410300029.031141417019001
Jim MacDonnell101.0006.8615000121.028191611109001
Denny McLain14.2007.558400031.046312689113103
Mike Baldwin80.0
Timothy Joyce000.00100005.01000102000
George Weimer01.00027.00200003.07991301001
Totals8253.6074.043301370369371169.012126235258047325819413580

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
Hugh Yancy134606535921562919571285547.292.353.400.753214097
Sam Ewing1234984426412930212754146105.292.356.450.807199073
Bucky Dent9540435658105103338113243.295.355.365.7201302122
Joe Keough10844538059981914421655339.258.347.345.692131174
Jerry Hairston843432745195186965746140.347.465.5551.020152314
Ken Hottman120455410539216019730043134.224.297.402.700165011
Pete Varney10542135061881601850105386.251.360.451.8111581017
Tom Egan92347307357717215620036104.251.329.466.794143103
Lee Richard91350318446866833842260.214.263.346.609110082
Buddy Bradford6427722545601111443444562.267.393.511.904115322
Ted Uhlaender51234205395762327522629.278.356.371.72776012
Brian Downing68278228345661727113753.246.365.373.73885742
Van Kelly622051683044150118013426.262.389.369.75862120
Bill Sharp39171145324072313122322.276.373.414.78760021
Rudy Hernández176554512201400107.222.354.315.66917100
Fred Norton144642510000302215.238.273.238.51110020
Steve Swisher624211600110034.286.375.429.8049000
Ronald Davini1226241610020014.250.308.292.5997100
Mark Marquess416143311010021.214.312.429.7416000
Ken Frailing25652200020001.400.400.400.8002010
Denny O'Toole23110000000000.000.000.000.0000000
Joe Sparks1440000000000.000.000.000.0000000
Mike Buskey2440000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Totals1340522645127141204210281276366035584883.267.352.410.762185103060400


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Sam Ewing1B105925625100.9959.400
Tom Egan1B2416716417.9797.625
Joe Keough1B14105736.9748.000
Mark Marquess1B3211021.0007.333
Ken Hottman1B3270031.0009.000
Jerry Hairston1B110001.0001.000
Hugh Yancy2B12731035517100.9755.236
Jerry Hairston2B8172524.9555.250
Van Kelly2B349031.0004.333
Lee Richard3B56481131310.9252.875
Brian Downing3B39418974.9493.333
Van Kelly3B28226065.9322.929
Rudy Hernández3B1071833.8932.500
Jerry Hairston3B511041.7332.200
Bucky Dent3B204001.0002.000
Joe Sparks3B11510.8576.000
Pete VarneyC885585341.9936.94312
Tom EganC472602231.9896.0006
Ronald DaviniC6100001.0001.6670
Steve SwisherC5304001.0006.8001
Brian DowningC140001.0004.0000
Joe KeoughOF95158641.9761.726
Ken HottmanOF71811152.9481.296
Buddy BradfordOF641211061.9562.047
Ted UhlaenderOF5198411.9902.000
Bill SharpOF3961723.9711.744
Jerry HairstonOF3551110.9811.486
Brian DowningOF2739110.9761.481
Van KellyOF22293001.0001.455
Fred NortonOF1438010.9742.714
Sam EwingOF79010.9001.286
Ronald DaviniOF41110.667.500
Mark MarquessOF120001.0002.000
Dan NeumeierP4371410.955.488
David LeismanP32122854.8891.250
Dave BaldwinP3213001.000.125
Stan PerzanowskiP311735115.8251.677
Skip PitlockP30520021.000.833
Jim GeddesP2781031.857.667
Harold McClainP2621711.950.731
Denny O'TooleP231820.818.391
Ken FrailingP23427031.0001.348
Jim MacDonnellP153520.800.533
Rich GossageP1231420.8951.417
Steve KealeyP102310.833.500
Denny McLainP835021.0001.000
Mike BaldwinP8.000
Dave LemondsP70000.000
George WeimerP201001.000.500
Timothy JoyceP110001.0001.000
Bucky DentSS931373043364.9304.742
Lee RichardSS39651361628.9265.154
Hugh YancySS6141454.8484.667
Rudy HernándezSS238041.0005.500
Mike BuskeySS223021.0002.500
Totals147835371552177388.9663.4431900

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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