1972 West Haven Yankees Statistics

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 84-56
Finished 1st in the EL's American Division
Manager: Bobby Cox (84-56)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Ballpark: Quigley Stadium
Attendance: 102,537, Avg. 1,465
1972 West Haven Yankees Roster

Playoffs - West Haven Yankees 3 games, Trois Rivieres Aigles 0

The West Haven Yankees of the Eastern League ended the 1972 season with a record of 84 wins and 56 losses, finishing first in the league's American Division.

The Yankees scored 590 runs and allowed 492 runs. Charlie Spikes led West Haven with 26 home runs, and Kenneth Bennett walloped 15 or more also. Charlie Spikes accounted for 83 RBI and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .309 clip. Larry Gowell paced the team with 14 wins, while Doc Medich recorded a 1.44 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Members of the 1972 West Haven Yankees who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Ken Poulsen, Otto Vélez, Jim Deidel, Tom Buskey, Loyd Colson, Tony Solaita, George Zeber, Charlie Spikes, Dave Cheadle, Larry Gowell, Wayne Nordhagen and Doc Medich.

Bobby Cox 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
Larry Gowell146.7002.5426251160181.014463517572171518
Doc Medich113.7861.441717710119.0892819140170104
Richard Earle115.6883.882625601160.0162916910633787018
Tom Buskey95.6432.822418522137.01235543627483105
Ken Poulsen98.5292.97286300103.0993834633475403
Dave Cheadle99.5003.572525520164.0157776511854931014
Clark Babbitt65.5452.3136210570.0632218236241102
Loyd Colson43.5711.38300001352.040128214346001
Stanton Evenhus44.5002.0635000970.0673016326345417
James Golden44.5003.56141431086.09151344660332013
Bill Olsen21.6670.607111015.011110317000
Bob Artemenko101.0001.80110005.04310302000
Donald Schroeder03.0003.186600034.0362112216223001
Totals8456.6002.7927514004213301196.010864923715446929767262760

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
Charlie Spikes12650742783132275268323562111.309.409.578.9882471314
Kenneth Bennett1254894445911119315561113661.250.304.408.712181126
Wayne Nordhagen117464414501092141473313991.263.326.435.761180317
George Zeber11847439375105141827916963.267.386.369.755145831
Paul Baretta1195084355510570122726427.241.340.264.604115180
Otto Vélez122499409641021711368118098.249.371.391.762160235
Jim Deidel1184263763697133645324041.258.336.356.693134613
Douglas Stodgel1003883394677131317823621.227.309.298.607101562
Tony Solaita8635026950651121244127260.242.401.431.832116315
Robert Carson883152572159150432324255.230.363.335.698861312
Donald Palmer3211210192651216111017.257.330.386.71639100
Ken Poulsen57957761840212001327.234.341.364.70428041
Grady Little34104884171002001518.193.317.205.52218100
Tom Buskey24514468100300211.182.217.205.4229050
Richard Earle37665738100300625.140.222.158.3809030
James Golden1534264601020157.231.375.308.6838120
Steven Chilcott185441460002011211.146.352.146.4986100
Dave Cheadle25625626000100420.107.180.107.2876110
Ed Pacheco1128262510000013.192.250.231.4816100
Joe Barkauskas920182400110026.222.300.389.6897000
Larry Gowell26706404100200327.062.104.078.1835030
Donald Schroeder613103200010021.200.385.200.5852100
Doc Medich17423522000000512.057.175.057.2322020
Stanton Evenhus4116113100000046.091.333.091.4241010
Loyd Colson3015150100000004.067.067.067.1331000
Bill Olsen7430000000010.000.250.000.2500000
Clark Babbitt3611111000000003.000.000.000.0000000
Bob Artemenko1210000010010.000.500.000.5000000
Totals1545521944475901076171221075137022626826.242.341.362.704161206248360


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Tony Solaita1B8677762669.9939.756
Donald Palmer1B2117810514.9748.952
Steven Chilcott1B12129617.99311.250
Robert Carson1B1282342.9557.083
Kenneth Bennett1B121165111.9921.083
Ed Pacheco1B323212.9628.333
Jim Deidel1B217011.9448.500
Otto Vélez1B18121.8189.000
George Zeber2B1092452852964.9484.862
Douglas Stodgel2B326493311.9814.906
Ken Poulsen2B8152126.9474.500
Otto Vélez3B113842102420.9252.602
Douglas Stodgel3B28275455.9422.893
Ed Pacheco3B223001.0002.500
Jim Deidel3B10020.000.000
Jim DeidelC11364758178.9766.23917
Grady LittleC331471132.9814.7887
Joe BarkauskasC7340001.0004.8571
Ed PachecoC110001.0001.0000
Charlie SpikesOF11719112143.9351.735
Wayne NordhagenOF11520414152.9361.896
Kenneth BennettOF112191733.9851.768
Robert CarsonOF70931052.9541.471
Donald PalmerOF10110001.0001.100
Otto VélezOF710020.8331.429
Ed PachecoOF410001.000.250
Jim DeidelOF110001.0001.000
Clark BabbittP3671321.909.556
Stanton EvenhusP3531340.800.457
Loyd ColsonP3019001.000.333
Ken PoulsenP2892221.9391.107
Larry GowellP26133242.9181.731
Richard EarleP26114233.9462.038
Dave CheadleP25145425.9712.720
Tom BuskeyP24103913.9802.042
Doc MedichP1752211.9641.588
James GoldenP1451910.9601.714
Bill OlsenP703001.000.429
Donald SchroederP63610.9001.500
Bob ArtemenkoP10000.000
Paul BarettaSS1121593993767.9384.982
Douglas StodgelSS324991912.9404.375
Totals145135871631212328.9613.5962500

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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