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Home >> Teams >> Minor Leagues >> Carolina League >> Lynchburg Mets >> 1978 Team Capsule

1978 Lynchburg Mets (A+)

+ Carolina League
Parent Organization: New York Mets
Nickname:
W-L Record: 73-64 .533
Rank: 2nd in Carolina League
Run Differential: 616-521 + 95
Manager(s): Jack Aker
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Ballpark: Lynchburg City Stadium
Attendance: 56,905 1/6
Playoffs: League Champions
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Billy Simpson (#12), Tom Thurberg (#13), Wally Backman (#16)
Carolina League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9049.647--
7263.53316.0
7364.53316.0
5875.43629.0
5777.42530.5
5577.41731.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosHi LvlAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Wally BackmanSSMLB181324948614919933842177499562 .302.397.395792.093.294.3711.34164.7195581
-Ron MacDonald2BAAA21133486631583047681176051263 .325.399.447846.121.253.3500.8569.4217557
-Charlie WarrenOFA+241284487212617754121871651222 .281.392.384776.103.290.3180.9289.6172535
-Sergio BeltreOFAAA191224245310698448131532887103 .250.311.337648.087.158.3042.75106.0143476
-Jody DavisCMLB211204085710724216947467944513 .262.362.449811.186.358.2931.4025.5183497
-Curtis Fisher1BA+2412338951101162973418970358 .260.395.380775.121.357.2890.7943.2148494
-Greg Charleston3BA+211043202962100124352569442 .194.259.234493.041.113.2422.76320.075355
-Robert RossenOFA+21108299316454334973670170 .214.301.288589.074.201.2701.9499.786343
-David Lozano3BAAA23872886061611243797655183 .212.375.250625.038.399.2550.72288.072376
-Ward WilsonCA+2379211234770332421433243 .223.274.299573.076.152.2472.3670.363234
-Francisco Perez3BAA2052165133490211221744202 .206.285.297582.091.194.2642.5982.549186
-Don Troyan1BA+215316519344109612752310 .206.328.242570.036.230.3011.93--40196
-Billy SimpsonOFA+2050146152710012331447212 .185.262.192454.007.103.2673.36--28165
-Tonus ThomasOFA+225614118253019421445631 .177.278.220498.043.156.2503.21141.031165
-Steve TillC-1BAAA221858710001512817000 .172.273.224497.052.172.2252.1358.01366
-Terry Senn1B-3BAA2922541710030088002 .130.234.148382.019.167.1461.00--864
-Jeff Gossett3BA+2110211510040039020 .238.333.286619.048.190.4173.00--626
-Tom ThurbergPAAA203022000000001000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals1427451960111231623856529167856359175406446 .249.338.338676.090.249.2971.4480.715295264
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Greg HarrisMLB22892.162121102015411452371741029 01.226.660.064.325.961.38
-Alfredo MartinezMLB211174.23242493015114380716651116 01.388.520.363.876.621.71
-Paul CacciatoreAA211053.16232393014812869525889014 01.467.780.305.355.471.02
-Randy BrownAA21984.18252300011211468526826010 01.759.160.486.594.820.73
-Garry CorradoA+22353.77267101981015241542417 01.469.280.463.863.770.98
-Jim BurtonMLB28652.93151131092753630748857 01.347.340.684.708.321.77
-Peter HamnerAA22842.3540100888622923424504 00.986.340.412.455.112.08
-Dave Von OhlenMLB19672.8834000172622823322541 01.177.750.382.756.752.45
-Russell ClarkAAA24530.9531000146634117022404 00.854.640.003.005.451.82
-Robert GroteAA24263.32121030065593224327390 01.328.170.423.745.401.44
-Tom ThurbergAAA20212.63254003655433191395414 01.437.480.145.407.481.38
-Duane HowardA+-334.40101000045302422144307 01.646.000.208.806.000.68
-Glen JohnsonA+21013.383300016227605100 01.6912.380.002.815.632.00
Pitching Totals73643.1328913735902711729985214074258276683001.357.660.324.475.881.32
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jody DavisC9052271138.9790.00
Ward WilsonC452372171.9740.00
Steve TillC954620.9680.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Curtis Fisher1B63513371243.9790.00
Don Troyan1B52444381032.9800.00
Jody Davis1B973722.9760.00
Terry Senn1B733323.9470.00
Steve Till1B747314.9800.00
Ron MacDonald1B5413031.0000.00
Francisco Perez1B4324051.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron MacDonald2B1273313332565.9640.00
Greg Charleston2B10231723.9520.00
David Lozano2B49621.8820.00
Terry Senn2B245011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
David Lozano3B80511551714.9240.00
Greg Charleston3B362458104.8910.00
Francisco Perez3B17183230.9430.00
Jeff Gossett3B75841.7650.00
Terry Senn3B751412.9500.00
Ward Wilson3B33211.8330.00
Jody Davis3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wally BackmanSS1312023293049.9470.00
Greg CharlestonSS17193938.9510.00
Ron MacDonaldSS111001.0000.00
Terry SennSS103001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sergio BeltreOF121285670.9770.00
Charlie WarrenOF1091671061.9670.00
Robert RossenOF1011676101.9450.00
Tonus ThomasOF5569451.9360.00
Billy SimpsonOF4762741.9450.00
Greg CharlestonOF16242011.0000.00
Ward WilsonOF33010.7500.00
Jeff GossettOF21020.3330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Peter HamnerP4081821.9290.00
Dave Von OhlenP3421510.9440.00
Russell ClarkP3161611.9570.00
Garry CorradoP2621910.9550.00
Randy BrownP2581710.9620.00
Tom ThurbergP252740.6920.00
Alfredo MartinezP2471711.9600.00
Paul CacciatoreP2372731.9190.00
Greg HarrisP21164050.9180.00
Jim BurtonP15714001.0000.00
Robert GroteP1211021.8460.00
Duane HowardP1011320.8750.00
Glen JohnsonP31510.8570.00


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