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1978 LYNCHBURG METS

|    Level:  A+  

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Team Record:  73-64   .533
Result:   2nd in Carolina League
Affiliate:  New York Mets
Manager(s):  Jack Aker
Stadium:  Lynchburg City Stadium
Attendance:  56,905
Playoffs: Season in progress

New York Mets affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Burton (28)
Youngest Player:  Wally Backman (18)
Top Hitter:  Wally Backman (4)
Top Pitcher:  Greg Harris (11)
Carolina League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Peninsula9049.647--
Salem7263.53316.0
Lynchburg7364.53316.0
Alexandria5875.43629.0
Kinston5777.42530.5
Winston-Salem5577.41731.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
-Wally Backman2b4181977-1-16MLB1324948614919933842177499562 .302.397.3950195581370--.371
-Ron MacDonald2b5211977-17-432AAA133486631583047681176051263 .325.399.4470217557344--.350
-Charles Warrenof7-1976-15-349A+1284487212617754121871651222 .281.392.3840172535334--.318
-Sergio Beltreof2419UDFA: 1978AAA1224245310698448131532887103 .250.311.3370143476346--.304
-Jody Davisc6211976-3-62MLB1204085710724216947467944513 .262.362.4490183497323--.293
-Curtis Fisher1b11-1976-9-205A+12338951101162973418970358 .260.395.3800148494302--.289
-Greg Charlestonss--1977-29-691A+1043202962100124352569442 .194.259.234075355269--.242
-Robert Rossenof44211977-2-40A+108299316454334973670170 .214.301.288086343249--.270
-David Lozanoif29231973-12-278AAA872886061611243797655183 .212.375.250072376247--.255
-Ward Wilsonc-231975-2-42A+79211234770332421433243 .223.274.299063234173--.247
-Francisco Perezif-20UDFA: 1978AA52165133490211221744202 .206.285.297049186135--.264
-Don Troyan1b--1978-4-81A+5316519344109612752310 .206.328.242040196133--.301
-Billy Simpsonss-201976-1-12A+50146152710012331447212 .185.262.192028165125--.267
-Tonus Thomasof41-1976-28-629A+5614118253019421445631 .177.278.220031165122--.250
-Steve Tillc--1978-20-494AAA1858710001512817000 .172.273.2240136650--.225
-Terry Senn2b-291972-5-100AA22541710030088002 .130.234.148086449--.146
-Jeff Gossettss--1978-5-107A+10211510040039020 .238.333.286062618--.417
-Tom Thurbergp-201976-1-13AAA3022000000001000 .000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (18 players)137466561611501633856541170886499645606548 .247.342.334676155754833716----.296

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SO
-Greg Harris11221976-7-130MLB892.1621211020154.011452371741029 1.226.660.064.325.960.73
-Alfredo Martinez1221UDFA: 1977MLB1174.232424930151.014380716651116 1.388.520.363.876.620.59
-Paul Cacciatore14211975-16-366AA1053.162323930148.012869525889014 1.467.780.305.355.470.98
-Randy Brown32211975-7-150AA984.182523000112.011468526826010 1.759.160.486.594.821.37
-Garry Corrado--1976-10-161A+353.7726710198.01015241542417 1.469.280.463.863.771.02
-Jim Burton40281971-1-5MLB652.93151131092.0753630748857 1.347.340.684.708.320.56
-Peter Hamner2222UDFA: 1978AA842.3540100888.0622923424504 0.986.340.412.455.110.48
-Dave Von Ohlen34191976-17-397MLB672.8834000172.0622823322541 1.177.750.382.756.750.41
-Russell Clark28241975-17-390AAA530.95310001466.034117022404 0.854.640.003.005.450.55
-Robert Grote--1976-12-277AA263.32121030065.0593224327390 1.328.170.423.745.400.69
-Tom Thurberg45201976-1-13AAA212.6325400365.05433191395414 1.437.480.145.407.480.72
-Duane Howard--1977-30-702A+334.40101000045.0302422144307 1.646.000.208.806.001.47
-Glen Johnson-211978-9-211A+013.383300016.0227605100 1.6912.380.002.815.630.50
Totals: (18 players)73643.13137137359102271,1729985214075658276683 1.537.660.324.475.880.76

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 
Charles WarrenOF1091671061.9670.00 
Robert RossenOF1011676101.9450.00 
Tonus ThomasOF5569451.9360.00 
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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