1979 Wichita Aeros Statistics

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 57-79
Finished 4th in the AA's West Division
Manager: Jack Hiatt (57-79)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium
Attendance: 92,611, Avg. 1,362
1979 Wichita Aeros Roster

The Wichita Aeros of the American Association ended the 1979 season with a record of 57 wins and 79 losses, finishing fourth in the league's West Division.

The Aeros scored 620 runs and yielded 686 runs. Karl Pagel walloped 39 home runs for Wichita, and Mike Gordon added 15 or more, too. Karl Pagel drove in 123 runs and topped all regular batters with a .316 average. Randy Martz led the team with 8 wins and a team-best 4.1 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Members of the 1979 Wichita Aeros who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Derek Botelho, Doug Capilla, Bill Caudill, Steve Davis, Luis Delgado, Jesús Figueroa, Dave Geisel, Mike Gordon, Bob Gorinski, Al Javier, Greg Keatley, Gene Krug, Steve Macko, Randy Martz, Donnie Moore, Karl Pagel, George Riley, Kurt Seibert, Manny Seoane, Jim Tracy, Jim Willoughby and Darrell Woodard.

Jack Hiatt 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
Randy Martz813.3814.103026510178.019696812147266204
Manny Seoane65.5454.842018100106.01256157951343336
Doug Capilla68.4294.5528910483.0854442751245105
Dave Geisel55.5002.5145110779.0762922447449113
Paul Semall56.4555.07121260087.08257491240032003
Chuck Rogers59.3574.632619410142.014980731864469300
Vince Valentini510.3335.222221200131.013686761676367004
Norm Churchill41.8003.4011711253.0542020526021006
Bill Caudill31.7502.756511036.0271111317036100
Byron Wilkerson36.3336.2953100273.08156511371742322
George Riley38.2736.0838600574.0755350653453324
Jim Willoughby21.6675.8222000534.0442422721715100
Derek Botelho12.3338.534400019.030201848018002
Donnie Moore13.2508.075510029.0292626420016101
Raymond Gault004.50400008.09441905101
Bill Harris0010.12310008.014991622001
Mark Parker01.00012.00210006.061080614002
Totals5779.4194.863311360234251146.0121868661913161339583208440

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
Karl Pagel1365754729614925039123103100109.316.436.6171.052291111
Steve Davis1345675007313320314681065873.266.342.402.744201234
Jesús Figueroa1164734265812415012728124338.291.356.333.689142040
Steve Macko119484426561042716441354655.244.322.354.676151453
Kurt Seibert1295194206510214343610118554.243.371.319.690134374
Gene Krug873333143782151739111231.261.290.382.672120223
Al Javier71288267368013054171832.300.333.404.738108805
Joe Hernandez1103593284376173530542345.232.280.348.628114062
Mike Gordon10037130345701221651116076.231.354.442.796134044
Jim Tracy44177150264191418022136.273.362.427.78864204
Greg Keatley46174162184192524001237.253.305.426.73169000
Kevin Drury61186167143772015021618.222.290.287.57848102
Bob Gorinski41145124112721515102127.218.331.371.70246000
Bill Evers27685081520214231710.300.471.460.93123001
Darrell Woodard125244513100240711.295.404.318.72214100
Michael Thompson114438101100031054.289.364.289.65311001
Dennis Mork727221920040155.409.519.5001.01911000
Chuck Rogers2719134400220037.308.438.7691.20710030
Randy Martz3020132410010067.308.526.385.9115010
Don Stricklen516151400000013.267.312.267.5794000
Vince Valentini2218150401010017.267.312.400.7126020
Manny Seoane22880201000005.250.250.500.7504000
Paul Semall1314132201020012.154.214.308.5224000
George Riley38730100000021.333.600.333.9331020
Dave Geisel45770100000005.143.143.143.2861000
Jim Willoughby22110000000000.000.000.000.0000000
Byron Wilkerson53440000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Doug Capilla291181000000004.000.000.000.0000030
Norm Churchill11330000000002.000.000.000.0000000
Derek Botelho4540000000010.000.200.000.2000000
Totals1572497543206121136191221155609352554706.263.348.397.745171602443340


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Gene Krug1B8474474785.9929.738
Jim Tracy1B42363201146.9729.119
Karl Pagel1B191385113.9937.526
Bill Evers1B240001.0002.000
Kurt Seibert2B50136144537.9825.600
Steve Macko2B50129142435.9855.420
Kevin Drury2B327889421.9775.219
Darrell Woodard2B122940121.9865.750
Steve Davis2B348011.0004.000
Kurt Seibert3B6551125516.9722.708
Steve Davis3B6443148815.9602.984
Michael Thompson3B1022312.9622.500
Don Stricklen3B41310.8001.000
Kevin Drury3B31531.6672.000
Mike GordonC883895053.9894.9896
Greg KeatleyC361742320.9905.4721
Bill EversC19631110.9873.8950
Jesús FigueroaOF1132111441.9831.991
Joe HernandezOF106237521.9922.283
Karl PagelOF99132932.9791.424
Al JavierOF71131341.9711.887
Kurt SeibertOF1391011.000.769
Bob GorinskiOF11120001.0001.091
Dennis MorkOF791001.0001.429
Jim TracyOF110001.0001.000
Byron WilkersonP53114001.000.283
Dave GeiselP4569001.000.333
George RileyP3821010.923.316
Randy MartzP30142823.9551.400
Doug CapillaP28210001.000.429
Chuck RogersP2641741.840.808
Jim WilloughbyP2229001.000.500
Vince ValentiniP22162241.9051.727
Manny SeoaneP2091661.8061.250
Paul SemallP1251112.9411.333
Norm ChurchillP1118001.000.818
Bill CaudillP622001.000.667
Donnie MooreP544001.0001.600
Raymond GaultP40000.000
Derek BotelhoP42110.750.750
Bill HarrisP303001.0001.000
Mark ParkerP211001.0001.000
Steve MackoSS741182101352.9624.432
Steve DavisSS701092241148.9684.757
Kurt SeibertSS257021.0006.000
Totals148133941549115412.9773.338700

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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