1968 Syracuse Chiefs Statistics

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 72-75
Finished 6th in the IL
Manager: Gary Blaylock (0-0), Frank Verdi (0-0)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Syracuse, New York
Ballpark: MacArthur Stadium
Attendance: 150,455, Avg. 2,047
1968 Syracuse Chiefs Roster

The Syracuse Chiefs of the International League ended the 1968 season with a record of 72 wins and 75 losses, finishing sixth in the IL.

The Chiefs scored 544 runs and surrendered 553 runs. Hawk Taylor led Syracuse with 17 home runs Len Boehmer drove in 75 runs. Mike Hegan paced all regular hitters by hitting .304. John Cumberland and Thad Tillotson topped the squad with 10 wins each, while Pete Magrini recorded a 2.59 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Steve Barber, Len Boehmer, Rich Beck, Bill Burbach, Al Closter, John Kennedy, Ron Klimkowski, Bill Heath, Mike Hegan, John Cumberland, John Ellis, Shaun Fitzmaurice, Mike Ferraro, Hawk Taylor, Thad Tillotson, Steve Whitaker, Bill Melton, Dave McDonald, Jim Lyttle, Pete Magrini, Ross Moschitto, Cecil Perkins, Bob Sadowski, Ellie Rodriguez, Merritt Ranew, Hal Reniff and Tom Shopay were all players from the 1968 Syracuse Chiefs who played in the Majors during their careers.

Gary Blaylock and Frank Verdi 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
Thad Tillotson104.7141.543910070.0591612322546007
John Cumberland107.5883.26252274138.01365950633381222
Bill Burbach99.5003.60262651150.0140766086311088114
Robert Lasko87.5332.93332242166.013155549761126208
Pete Magrini810.4442.59222263153.0153534413370105205
Al Closter78.4673.10231784122.0113464210223110207
Hal Reniff66.5004.2553000106.01075550649482308
Rich Beck55.5004.46311620107.010159538663530010
Gary Girouard410.2864.594271096.01005349532652303
Ron Klimkowski21.6675.141700035.0412420414210202
Teddy Dillard11.5001.381000026.0155423017101
James Horsford12.3334.67532027.031161428117003
Steve Barber14.2003.35770043.0392216317122115
Edward Fiskland003.6011005.06221103000
Cecil Perkins01.0003.861030028.0241212313227001
Totals7275.4903.413441470351401272.011965534828345632859264760

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
Len Boehmer144578518601392431075445044.268.330.384.714199055
Mike Hegan1195044248312915101139171078123.304.413.465.877197101
Mike Ferraro11848144058129202441133559.293.345.375.720165060
Tom Shopay1254904584011220823515102175.245.283.336.620154533
Jim Lyttle135502445531041646531255098.234.309.328.637146034
Hawk Taylor7727824946721221747002550.289.356.558.914139202
Joseph Mackey131449388266642336264494.170.256.214.47083386
Tommie Martz812682362764102330332634.271.345.369.71387213
Dave McDonald842692433561130528762455.251.318.366.68589020
Bill Melton45162147104171532101032.279.327.442.76965203
Ellie Rodriguez4515112718378105231916.291.396.370.76647320
Bill Heath4415613413255011731218.187.295.246.54133001
Louis Howell371111019244011200108.238.306.307.61331000
Merritt Ranew4312010312211018201623.204.317.243.55925100
Ross Moschitto308681618400330423.222.259.272.53022010
John Ellis134946716201700211.348.375.457.83221010
Matt Galante13585041101021064.220.310.260.57013101
Steve Whitaker1132315710130017.226.250.355.60511000
Robert Lasko33585415000300120.093.109.093.2025030
Bob Sadowski819161400020036.250.368.250.6184000
Thad Tillotson3918170400000018.235.278.235.5134000
Rich Beck34403524000200217.114.162.114.2764030
Al Closter24433624000000515.111.220.111.3314020
Pete Magrini26524804010300139.083.102.125.2276030
Bill Burbach27575114000100220.078.113.078.1924040
Gary Girouard48222013200100111.150.190.250.4405010
Robert Cantrell2770200010001.286.286.286.5712000
Steve Barber716152200230015.133.188.533.7218000
Hal Reniff53262232000000312.091.200.091.2912010
John Cumberland25503742000000822.054.222.054.2762050
Cecil Perkins121080100000013.125.222.125.3471010
James Horsford714131101000005.077.077.231.3083010
Johnnie Fenderson818170100000017.059.111.059.1701000
Ron Klimkowski19870000000004.000.000.000.0000010
Teddy Dillard10751000000023.000.286.000.2860000
Roger Dutton3430000000012.000.250.000.2500000
Edward Fiskland1210000000000.000.000.000.0000010
Steven Mezich2220000000001.000.000.000.0000000
John Kindl411110000010006.000.000.000.0000000
Totals168752284646531111916838734907351475971.241.312.341.653158202058290


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Mike Hegan1B7767928354.9969.182
Dave McDonald1B6855645662.9908.838
Hawk Taylor1B749325.9637.429
Bill Melton1B6594061.0001.500
Merritt Ranew1B39110.9093.333
Joseph Mackey1B290011.0004.500
Len Boehmer2B1282733401487.9784.789
Matt Galante2B133038110.9865.231
Joseph Mackey2B91014031.0002.667
Bob Sadowski2B357011.0004.000
John Kennedy2B38613.9334.667
Bill Heath2B110001.0001.000
Mike Ferraro3B101741881615.9422.594
Bill Melton3B32245126.9742.344
Len Boehmer3B1595041.9373.933
Hawk Taylor3B84511.9001.125
John Kennedy3B755001.0001.429
Joseph Mackey3B535011.0001.600
Tom Shopay3B312001.0001.000
Bob Sadowski3B101001.0001.000
Ellie RodriguezC4023724061.0006.5259
Hawk TaylorC301972215.9957.3004
Merritt RanewC261361623.9875.84610
Louis HowellC23140742.9746.3911
Bill HeathC21110820.9835.6193
John EllisC128312021.0007.9172
Len BoehmerC10000.0000
Jim LyttleOF1272651677.9762.213
Tom ShopayOF121216934.9871.860
Tommie MartzOF689911031.0001.618
Mike HeganOF4471021.9731.614
Hawk TaylorOF3240110.9761.281
Ross MoschittoOF27411001.0001.556
Bill HeathOF1720020.9091.176
Bill MeltonOF139110.909.769
Steve WhitakerOF911120.8571.333
Johnnie FendersonOF590001.0001.800
John KindlOF450001.0001.250
Gary GirouardOF20000.000
Robert CantrellOF230001.0001.500
Steven MezichOF10000.000
Pete MagriniOF10000.000
Roger DuttonOF101001.0001.000
Hal ReniffP5361610.957.415
Gary GirouardP4251611.955.500
Thad TillotsonP3957001.000.308
Robert LaskoP3392113.968.909
Rich BeckP3142110.962.806
Bill BurbachP2692631.9211.346
John CumberlandP2521540.810.680
Al ClosterP2362011.9631.130
Pete MagriniP221422021.0001.636
Ron KlimkowskiP171911.909.588
Cecil PerkinsP100110.500.100
Teddy DillardP1004001.000.400
Steve BarberP70910.9001.286
James HorsfordP50411.800.800
Edward FisklandP102001.0002.000
Joseph MackeySS1201733652865.9514.483
Mike FerraroSS293454412.9573.034
Bill MeltonSS201001.000.500
Len BoehmerSS110001.0001.000
Totals161537691536126376.9773.2852900

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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