1978 Portland Beavers Statistics

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 76-62
Finished 2nd in the PCL's West Division
Manager: Gene Dusan (76-62)
Affiliation: Cleveland Indians
Location: Portland, Oregon
Ballpark: PGE Park
Attendance: 96,395, Avg. 1,397
1978 Portland Beavers Roster

Playoffs - Tacoma Yankees 2 games, Portland Beavers 2 - The series was postponed due to rain. Albuquerque and Tacoma were declared co-champions.

The Portland Beavers of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1978 season with a record of 76 wins and 62 losses, finishing second in the league's West Division.

The Beavers scored 833 runs and surrendered 804 runs. Rob Ellis led Portland with 21 home runs, while Dan Briggs and Wayne Cage walloped 20 or more also. Dan Briggs drove in 109 runs. Rob Ellis topped all regular hitters by hitting .333. Eric Wilkins paced the team with 15 wins, and Tom Brennan recorded a 4.55 ERA, best among regular hurlers.

Members of the 1978 Portland Beavers who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Ed Goodson, Rob Ellis, Dave Rosello, Rick Sawyer, Rick Kreuger, Bill Laxton, Alfredo Griffin, Ron Hassey, Bob Allietta, Larry Andersen, Steve Barr, Jack Baker, Cardell Camper, Wayne Cage, Dan Briggs, Tom Brennan, Mike Vail, Eric Wilkins, Sandy Wihtol, Hugh Yancy, Dave Oliver and Larry Lintz.

Gene Dusan 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
Eric Wilkins155.7504.562626630156.01459479108521265215
Steve Barr117.6115.772819200131.0161101849701516115
Larry Andersen107.5883.45570002599.0924238145865205
Tom Brennan108.5564.5527241000172.0202108872332282313
Sandy Wihtol65.5454.0731300184.01074738539264105
Cardell Camper68.4297.402923100141.01841301161373079626
Todd Heimer42.6674.2018400060.0683328436238107
Rick Kreuger43.5713.2937000763.0732823420545201
Gary Melson45.4447.86141411063.09059551031032318
Bill VanBommel21.6676.8614410042.0684032726127005
Nate Puryear12.3336.434400014.017131011409002
Rick Sawyer13.2506.438410028.030302031806202
Bill Laxton90.0
Dan Briggs006.00200003.03320403101
John Roslund0021.60300005.0912121602000
Tom McGough03.0004.637520035.0452418311018201
Totals7459.5565.273141300244331096.012947646429451023647347760

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
Dan Briggs134583509101168428201096363101.330.403.562.965286335
Rob Ellis1235154478514923102191425288.333.407.570.978255673
Alfredo Griffin13353247482138221054835184371.291.357.411.768195753
Dave Oliver10747341475127206254734932.307.384.399.782165442
Hugh Yancy124488420681241931076625345.295.373.426.800179366
Dave Rosello123516436871231999711076173.282.365.429.7941872710
Tim Norrid126483412761122261066586474.272.368.427.795176124
Wayne Cage77315277591022321869133268.368.431.6611.092183123
Ron Hassey7227823542761211252213928.323.421.536.957126202
Bob Allietta852902584372171332312421.279.338.388.726100062
Jeffrey Geach41147133224491103101911.331.368.6391.00785032
Jack Baker48198173304480425011836.254.335.370.70564412
Larry Lintz501591233335510151033218.285.429.341.77142031
Ed Goodson331131041434702150056.327.366.452.81847211
Mike Vail14615610222041901210.393.443.6431.08536300
Larry Andersen57110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Totals1347515244728271370250581307738954546683.306.383.475.858212603850460


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Wayne Cage1B7763346764.9908.818
Jack Baker1B4742618539.9899.447
Ed Goodson1B151239112.9928.800
Tim Norrid1B211112.9236.000
Dave Oliver2B96190289870.9844.990
Dave Rosello2B214446110.9894.286
Hugh Yancy2B14253067.9023.929
Larry Lintz2B13203235.9454.000
Jeffrey Geach2B112011.0003.000
Dave Rosello3B88631261314.9362.148
Jeffrey Geach3B31216255.9432.677
Larry Lintz3B1771730.8891.412
Hugh Yancy3B14102841.9052.714
Ed Goodson3B211001.0001.000
Ron Hassey3B102001.0002.000
Bob AlliettaC803523194.9774.78813
Ron HasseyC583123074.9805.89711
Rob EllisC1346211.9803.6920
Dan BriggsOF12831311104.9702.531
Tim NorridOF120222795.9621.908
Rob EllisOF1031801040.9791.845
Hugh YancyOF4891710.9902.042
Mike VailOF14141001.0001.071
Dave RoselloOF230001.0001.500
Ed GoodsonOF110001.0001.000
Larry AndersenP5781611.960.421
Rick KreugerP3721411.941.432
Sandy WihtolP315810.929.419
Cardell CamperP2991020.905.655
Steve BarrP2842721.9391.107
Tom BrennanP27132420.9491.370
Eric WilkinsP2692140.8821.154
Todd HeimerP1838011.000.611
Bill VanBommelP143621.818.643
Gary MelsonP143930.800.857
Bill LaxtonP9.000
Rick SawyerP81810.9001.125
Tom McGoughP715001.000.857
Nate PuryearP410001.000.250
John RoslundP30000.000
Dan BriggsP20000.000
Alfredo GriffinSS1292013954087.9374.620
Dave RoselloSS12132828.9533.417
Totals146133851387159348.9683.2662400

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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