1971 Jacksonville Suns Statistics

Southern League (Dixie Association) (SL(DA)) - Class: AA
Team Record: 63-77
Finished 4th in the SL(DA)'s East Division
Manager: Ray Hathaway (63-77)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Ballpark: Sam M. Wolfson Park
Attendance: 58,751, Avg. 839
1971 Jacksonville Suns Roster

The Jacksonville Suns of the Southern League (Dixie Association) ended the 1971 season with a record of 63 wins and 77 losses, finishing fourth in the league's East Division.

The Suns scored 474 runs and gave up 609 runs. Michael Burger led Jacksonville with 13 home runs Robert Marcano accounted for 53 RBI and topped all regular batters by connecting at a .245 clip. Rick Sawyer paced the team with 8 wins, while Mark Ballinger registered a 2.91 earned run average, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1971 Jacksonville Suns who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Jim Norris, Rick Sawyer, Tommy Smith, Ralph Gagliano, Pedro Gonzalez, Jerry Hinsley, Larry Johnson, Bob Kaiser, Mark Ballinger and Alan Ashby.

Ray Hathaway 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
Rick Sawyer83.7273.201918610138.01216249104712112405
Daniel Hatchell65.5453.212316711129.01265646938583214
Bill James66.5004.85352001078.07148421327672500
George King610.3754.4531610289.0905844752647206
Leon Filbeck56.4553.73231330194.08746397381067105
Ronald Zuber58.3852.96151352082.0644127243276206
Mark Ballinger510.3332.911919500133.095474368871207222
Bob Kaiser44.5003.09121022064.0552422424228203
Mac Crossan44.5003.7115410251.0502521621439103
William Leinheiser32.6003.3611910059.0543522623138215
Dennis Queen201.0001.325510034.01985022225202
Bruce Killion21.6675.006300018.02011102809000
Thomas Burkert26.2503.2332520378.09138287281054104
Jerry Hinsley11.5003.679211227.020111158019001
Rick Hoban11.5008.00520009.0911811009011
David Sloan12.3334.505500022.0252111516413115
Ronald Salyer13.2504.686220025.029161336110001
Bob Eldridge13.2505.6610600035.0462822518219206
Tommy Smith000.00100000.30000000000
Jerry Clark000.00100000.30000100000
Robert Sorrentino002.455000111.093311003000
Richard Schwartz01.0006.75400008.06761523001
Michael Mathwig01.0006.926000113.02213102819001
Totals6377.4503.622981400377231197.7110960948210254177855346810

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
Robert Marcano1385565036112327895315644131.245.308.384.692193342
Michael Burger10737934238841431340533197.246.309.418.727143132
Dan Covert10741336743832131046763678.226.295.381.677140235
Frederick Smith87335288338219111614102746.285.359.368.7271067121
Jerry Bond1183953644282525331061985.225.267.291.559106363
Alvin McGrew85345298387647733584096.255.344.386.730115223
Larry Johnson1013593124276173527963862.244.326.365.691114162
Tommy Smith722752512866112319822135.263.316.359.67590003
Jerry Clark96348308345771633562887.185.259.273.53284453
Pedro Gonzalez53199182174670616331227.253.297.390.68871041
John Ryan64197171214451112022329.257.349.316.66554120
Fred Wedeberg389584717200800627.202.258.226.48419122
Harry Shaughnessy1668571116601830109.281.388.439.82725010
Steve Mikulic207771516231900512.225.276.380.65727010
Ralph Gagliano2980660122004201215.182.304.212.51614011
Thomas McCombs215546210100400716.217.333.239.57211110
Mark Ballinger235250410301400015.200.200.320.52016020
Reggie Thomas12413759220401411.243.317.405.72215000
Ray Johnson18484539300200315.200.250.267.51712000
Jim Norris1349372810041094.216.362.243.6059021
Alan Ashby1345354720081077.200.333.257.5909102
Ron Ellis12443947101510311.179.256.282.53811110
Daniel Hatchell25494417200310422.159.229.205.4349010
Rick Sawyer20534747000100220.149.184.149.3337040
Victor Ambrose17494376000240512.140.229.140.3696010
Bob Kaiser1821191500011009.263.250.263.5135011
Ronald Zuber15292524000000114.160.250.160.4104210
Leon Filbeck23373314000000115.121.147.121.2684030
Dennis Queen911112310000004.273.273.364.6364000
Thomas Burkert35261923000400610.158.360.158.5183010
Bill James3520171200000038.118.250.118.3682000
William Leinheiser1121191200010009.105.150.105.2552110
Robert Sorrentino5220110010001.500.5001.0001.5002000
Bruce Killion6551100110000.200.200.8001.0004000
Ronald Salyer6880100000003.125.125.125.2501000
Mac Crossan1515130100000016.077.143.077.2201010
William Hernandez919170100000025.059.158.059.2171000
Bob Eldridge101080000000014.000.111.000.1110010
David Sloan6860000000004.000.000.000.0000020
Richard Schwartz5220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Jerry Hinsley1010101000000006.000.000.000.0000000
George King31262200000000421.000.154.000.1540000
Rick Hoban6220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Michael Mathwig6440000000004.000.000.000.0000000
Totals156648824329468988166367140295594151094.228.298.332.631143903175320


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Dan Covert1B68538281046.9838.324
Pedro Gonzalez1B3625419128.9967.583
Frederick Smith1B1714610416.9759.176
Ray Johnson1B161102210.9827.000
Harry Shaughnessy1B151071023.9837.800
Jim Norris1B241001.0002.500
Tommy Smith1B111001.0002.000
Larry Johnson1B19211.91711.000
Robert Marcano2B1323173442678.9625.008
Victor Ambrose2B8191924.9504.750
John Ryan2B468001.0003.500
Harry Shaughnessy2B112001.0003.000
John Ryan3B47348058.9582.426
Jerry Clark3B27244144.9422.407
Michael Burger3B24244143.9422.708
Pedro Gonzalez3B1882822.9472.000
Ralph Gagliano3B16142032.9192.125
Ron Ellis3B81012021.0002.750
Robert Marcano3B55512.9092.000
Dan Covert3B30310.7501.000
Frederick Smith3B25210.8753.500
Steve Mikulic3B21111.6671.000
Ray Johnson3B10110.5001.000
Victor Ambrose3B101001.0001.000
Larry JohnsonC9457153311.9956.63815
Fred WedebergC26151640.9756.03810
Thomas McCombsC1896821.9815.7784
Alan AshbyC1076612.9888.2001
William HernandezC428111.9677.2500
Jerry BondOF110227550.9792.109
Alvin McGrewOF84181641.9792.226
Tommy SmithOF71137421.9861.986
Frederick SmithOF6390530.9691.508
Dan CovertOF4665532.9591.522
Steve MikulicOF1722120.9201.353
Jim NorrisOF13211001.0001.692
Reggie ThomasOF1017320.9092.000
Victor AmbroseOF581011.0001.800
Michael BurgerOF450001.0001.250
Larry JohnsonOF22010.6671.000
Richard SchwartzOF120001.0002.000
Daniel HatchellOF110001.0001.000
Bill JamesP355910.933.400
Thomas BurkertP3251111.941.500
George KingP3181453.815.710
Daniel HatchellP2392011.9671.261
Leon FilbeckP2341912.9581.000
Rick SawyerP1943132.9211.842
Mark BallingerP1941920.9201.211
Ronald ZuberP156911.9381.000
Mac CrossanP154611.909.667
Bob KaiserP12512001.0001.417
William LeinheiserP1131430.8501.545
Bob EldridgeP101520.750.600
Jerry HinsleyP913001.000.444
Ronald SalyerP615001.0001.000
Michael MathwigP61420.714.833
Bruce KillionP622001.000.667
Robert SorrentinoP513021.000.800
David SloanP52522.7781.400
Dennis QueenP53812.9172.200
Rick HobanP510001.000.200
Richard SchwartzP402001.000.500
Tommy SmithP10000.000
Jerry ClarkP10000.000
Michael BurgerSS75851832331.9213.573
Jerry ClarkSS67761742131.9233.731
Ralph GaglianoSS234011.0003.500
Ron EllisSS22611.8894.000
Robert MarcanoSS12520.7787.000
Totals147935751359177311.9653.3363000

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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