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1978 BRISTOL TIGERS

+    Level: Rk
Location:  Bristol,VA
Team Record:  35-34   .507
Result:   4th in Appalachian League
Affiliate:  Detroit Tigers
Manager(s):  Joe Lewis
Stadium:  Devault Memorial Stadium
Attendance:  29,736
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  James Flannery (23)
Youngest Player:  Bruce Fields (17)
Top Hitter:  Todd Ervin (4)
Top Pitcher:  Kevin Fitzhugh (17)
Appalachian League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Elizabethton4128.594--
Johnson City3733.5294.5
Bristol3534.5076.0
Paintsville3336.4788.0
Kingsport3337.4718.5
Bluefield2940.42012.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
-Todd Ervin+2b4221978-17-428AA6824852681413241554512420 .274.394.375769-93299187--.279
-Michael Bateman+ss16211977-10-188A+6423532591235341003039021 .251.335.391726-92268179--.281
-Bob Benda+ss11211978-22-547A+632273474171137722024521 .326.391.423814-96255158--.360
-Mike Wright+c24211978-9-220A+562122761103324201230034 .288.320.406726-86231158--.317
-Art Toal+2b-ss39211978-11-272AA52188263745320221619121 .197.262.319581-60208156--.204
-Gary Leslie+of3521UDFA: 1978A+50175304790124913341102 .269.384.337721-59211131--.341
-Bruce Fields+of48171978-7-168MLB46159153262011101239130 .201.262.264526-42175130--.267
-Clifton Wilder+of32191977-13-317A+42158285363230522410042 .335.418.449868-71188113--.345
-James Wilfong+of-211978-26-621RK45130213471217202410112 .262.376.377753-4915899--.267
-Richard Givens+1b5122UDFA: 1978A+43129152841519201829021 .217.311.380691-49150104--.240
-Donald Taylor+3b-181977-5-109RK361099222117201427000 .202.293.266559-2912387--.259
-Bobby Sagers+if-of-211977-2-26A+2573151630070168000 .219.278.260539-197958--.246
-Kurt Hall+c-191977-8-187RK26601211200432138000 .183.329.217545-137351--.212
-Jeffrey Brown+of-22UDFA: 1978AAA2653792200311510000 .170.353.283636-156845--.209
-Ted Hutson+c-191978-8-194A-195056200501321011 .120.167.160327-85547--.200
-Juan Gomez+c-191977-29-686A+16365610030163000 .167.286.194480-74231--.182
-John Kelley+of-181978-25-604RK260110010002000 .167.167.333500-265--.250
-Ben Bonk+p--1978-31-699AA120100000011000 .500.667.5001167-131--1.000
Totals: (18 players)692250333565102232626763182923331302215 .251.339.352691--79125921740----.283

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SO
-Jack Smith+19191978-12-298AA633.0414942068.05625231194530  1.107.410.132.515.960.42
-Bruce Robbins+27181977-14-343MLB354.02121211065.05736293483970  1.627.890.426.655.401.23
-William Klank+34191978-1-26A+333.6016611065.04333263343400  1.185.950.424.714.711.00
-Kevin Fitzhugh+17181978-2-37A-283.86131321063.05737277255010  1.308.141.003.577.140.50
-Ben Bonk+36-1978-31-699AA702.6210820055.05418162143550  1.248.840.332.295.730.40
-Mark Saunders+--1977-16-403A-144.5912900051.05635261241810  1.579.880.184.243.181.33
-Jud Thigpen+31-3UDFA: 2004AAA343.0021000439.04018131232710  1.629.230.235.316.230.85
-Doug Banks+-21UDFA: 1978RK046.2513200036.04831251151720  1.7512.000.253.754.250.88
-James Simerly+-211978-10-246AA322.126510034.0261280183330  1.296.880.004.768.740.55
-Allan Bauman+56201977-6-126A115.1812110033.03923190184130  1.7310.640.004.9111.180.44
-James Flannery+4723UDFA: 1978A+305.0413000225.02315141171930  1.608.280.366.126.840.89
-John Flynn+35191977-17-421A+102.2513000824.01466082610  0.925.250.003.009.750.31
-Brian McCaslin+45211976-5-92RK026.168200019.02016134121400  1.689.471.895.686.630.86
-James Rabe+--UDFA: 1978RK002.257100012.0104305800  1.257.500.003.756.000.63
-Michael Polvi+-221978-30-684AA101.13220008.062103300  1.136.750.003.383.381.00
-Dave Rucker+50201978-16-402MLB105.14300017.0105412710  1.7112.861.292.579.000.29
-John Martin+48221980-16-405MLB015.40200015.023304500  1.203.600.007.209.000.80
-Tim Justus+-19UDFA: 1978RK0014.40300005.0388010770  2.605.400.0018.0012.601.43
Totals: (18 players)35343.87696912557166145643272642629942838-- 1.408.270.374.386.270.70

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Kurt HallC211101251.9610.00 
Ted HutsonC18104721.9820.00 
Richard GivensC16891610.9910.00 
Juan GomezC168311021.0000.00 
Mike WrightC1047610.9810.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Wright1B4740623932.9790.00 
Richard Givens1B252016217.9900.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Todd Ervin2B66161158538.9850.00 
Bobby Sagers2B7510021.0000.00 
Michael Bateman2B229021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Art Toal3B362471126.8880.00 
Michael Bateman3B24155676.9100.00 
Bob Benda3B53120.6670.00 
Todd Ervin3B408011.0000.00 
Donald Taylor3B44780.5790.00 
Bruce Fields3B110001.0000.00 
Bobby Sagers3B102001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bob BendaSS56691571026.9580.00 
Art ToalSS14193897.8640.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Gary LeslieOF4974240.9500.00 
James WilfongOF4365240.9440.00 
Clifton WilderOF42794001.0000.00 
Bruce FieldsOF4176430.9640.00 
Donald TaylorOF2641641.9220.00 
Jeffrey BrownOF14211001.0000.00 
John KelleyOF250001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jud ThigpenP2111030.7860.00 
William KlankP1618001.0000.00 
Jack SmithP142930.7860.00 
Doug BanksP131521.7500.00 
Kevin FitzhughP134930.8120.00 
James FlanneryP1305011.0000.00 
John FlynnP1310001.0000.00 
Allan BaumanP1221001.0000.00 
Bruce RobbinsP1241210.9410.00 
Mark SaundersP1218001.0000.00 
Ben BonkP10612011.0000.00 
Brian McCaslinP82510.8750.00 
James RabeP703001.0000.00 
James SimerlyP611211.9290.00 
Tim JustusP30010.0000.00 
Dave RuckerP302001.0000.00 
John MartinP201001.0000.00 
Michael PolviP223001.0000.00 


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