1973 Wichita Aeros Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 67-68
Finished 2nd in the AA's West Division
Manager: Jim Marshall (67-68)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 203,791, Avg. 3,019
1973 Wichita Aeros Roster

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1973 season with a record of 67 wins and 68 losses, finishing second in the league's West Division.

The Aeros led the league with 800 runs. Wichita allowed 770 runs. Andre Thornton paced the team with 17 home runs Tony LaRussa drove in 75 runs and topped batters with significant playing time with a .314 average. Jim Todd paced the squad with 12 wins, while Roberto Rodríguez earned a 4.54 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1973 Wichita Aeros who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Matt Alexander, Wade Blasingame, Pat Bourque, Ray Burris, Clint Compton, Casey Cox, Frank Estrada, Bobby Fenwick, Adrian Garrett, Larry Gura, Jim Hibbs, Cleo James, Tony LaRussa, Pete LaCock, Tom Lundstedt, J. C. Martin, Dan McGinn, Al Montreuil, José Ortiz, Juan Pizarro, Paul Reuschel, Roberto Rodríguez, Dave Rosello, Rob Sperring, Andre Thornton, Jim Todd, Ron Tompkins, Jim Tyrone, Chris Ward and Floyd Weaver.

Jim Marshall 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
Jim Todd128.6004.562623620156.016987791462579603
Paul Reuschel72.7785.3641700889.01216853613449605
Ron Tompkins77.5004.58438205110.01336756761649700
Juan Pizarro61.8573.529940069.0763827724168202
Casey Cox65.5455.0527600573.0984841522936403
Roberto Rodríguez67.4624.544212105123.015674621449478202
Ralph Rickey612.3335.122623300153.01811068717571945011
Dan Corder43.5714.92101022064.0703735629426300
Ray Burris43.5715.648820059.0724537719134203
Clint Compton46.4006.222717211110.012179769892934016
Larry Gura12.3334.655500031.0381816311129102
Tom Badcock14.2004.6316300335.0433518425123203
Dan McGinn90.0
Wade Blasingame110.0
Mike Baldwin270.0
Floyd Weaver000.00100001.00000001000
Paul Zahn002.25200014.02111009000
Totals6460.5164.913301310225281077.0128070358810046139668440500

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
Pete LaCock130615518891542469699118777.297.396.419.815217145
Matt Alexander106473427611322232512053855.309.366.389.755166161
Tony LaRussa106467392821231605751046046.314.403.393.796154438
Al Montreuil11245839463119183558324548.302.371.401.7721582116
Dave Rosello9941136754115153851122854.313.365.436.801160484
Tom Lundstedt9939132264951501157115774.295.402.444.846143354
Chris Ward703042595688150941454331.340.436.502.938130110
Horace Porter71272238436481435203038.269.349.361.71186103
Jim Hibbs712632264261111939003144.270.354.447.801101033
José Ortiz71282255375584127522240.216.280.290.57074203
Bill Droege56232212184851024521541.226.284.259.54455302
Ronnie Matney391681462545123427001736.308.389.514.90375311
Pat Bourque351591243643111942113317.347.484.6691.15483101
Andre Thornton401811353439201745004540.289.464.6811.14692001
Cleo James33145121233630226711511.298.382.372.75445414
J. C. Martin53193157233670121002921.229.358.293.65146331
Adrian Garrett156853152031820001410.377.515.9251.43949100
Jim Tyrone208683916111531314.193.221.265.48622000
Rob Sperring10403476000300412.176.282.176.4596110
Frank Estrada2990210020002.222.222.333.5563000
Juan Pizarro11872110000012.143.250.286.5362000
Roberto Rodríguez44110000000001.000.000.000.0000000
Clint Compton310020000000000000
Ralph Rickey270010000000000000
Totals1351522644807861298198281057187137617714.290.377.417.793186703547470


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Andre Thornton1B3636223136.9971.694
Pat Bourque1B3533029533.9861.257
Tony LaRussa1B3328319631.9819.152
Adrian Garrett1B151386071.0009.600
Chris Ward1B7432021.0006.429
J. C. Martin1B639613.9787.500
Pete LaCock1B442210.97811.000
Ronnie Matney1B3213001.0008.000
Horace Porter1B2240071.00012.000
Al Montreuil2B681432011137.9695.059
Tony LaRussa2B521261491142.9625.288
Dave Rosello2B9182226.9524.444
Rob Sperring2B6141222.9294.333
Horace Porter2B22210.8002.000
Matt Alexander2B212001.0001.500
Al Montreuil3B39238477.9392.744
Matt Alexander3B37255574.9202.162
Horace Porter3B30155194.8802.200
Tony LaRussa3B22144592.8682.682
Bobby Fenwick3B1162712.9713.000
Rob Sperring3B441013.9333.500
Jim Tyrone3B10110.5001.000
J. C. Martin3B101001.0001.000
Jim Hibbs3B103001.0003.000
Tom LundstedtC844773848.9926.1316
Jim HibbsC522901861.9815.9233
J. C. MartinC7254001.0004.1431
Frank EstradaC2190001.0009.5000
Al MontreuilC12312.8335.0000
Pete LaCockOF1221961571.9681.730
José OrtizOF681171133.9771.882
Chris WardOF6296650.9531.645
Bill DroegeOF5691641.9601.732
Matt AlexanderOF4888371.9291.896
Ronnie MatneyOF2959420.9692.172
Jim TyroneOF1824221.9291.444
Cleo JamesOF1534030.9192.267
Ron TompkinsP4342662.833.698
Roberto RodríguezP4291850.844.643
Paul ReuschelP4137001.000.244
Casey CoxP27110011.000.407
Clint ComptonP27312001.000.556
Mike BaldwinP27.000
Jim ToddP2676014.9852.577
Ralph RickeyP26214245.9402.423
Tom BadcockP162820.833.625
Wade BlasingameP11.000
Dan CorderP1071724.9232.400
Juan PizarroP931241.7891.667
Dan McGinnP9.000
Ray BurrisP841011.9331.750
Larry GuraP515001.0001.200
Paul ZahnP20000.000
Floyd WeaverP10000.000
Dave RoselloSS891392823264.9294.730
Horace PorterSS234168116.9914.739
Al MontreuilSS972323.9383.333
Totals144134431465180347.9653.4061000

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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