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1978 Lynchburg Mets (A+)

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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:
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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 LvlAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
-Wally BackmanSSMLB18-3.91324948614919933842177499562 .302.397.395792.093.294.3711.34164.7195581
-Ron MacDonald2BAAA21-0.9133486631583047681176051263 .325.399.447846.121.253.3500.8569.4217557
-Charlie WarrenOFA+242.11284487212617754121871651222 .281.392.384776.103.290.3180.9289.6172535
-Sergio BeltreOFAAA19-2.91224245310698448131532887103 .250.311.337648.087.158.3042.75106.0143476
-Jody DavisCMLB21-0.91204085710724216947467944513 .262.362.449811.186.358.2931.4025.5183497
-Curtis Fisher1BA+242.112338951101162973418970358 .260.395.380775.121.357.2890.7943.2148494
-Greg Charleston3BA+21-0.91043202962100124352569442 .194.259.234493.041.113.2422.76320.075355
-Robert RossenOFA+21-0.9108299316454334973670170 .214.301.288589.074.201.2701.9499.786343
-David Lozano3BAAA231.1872886061611243797655183 .212.375.250625.038.399.2550.72288.072376
-Ward WilsonCA+231.179211234770332421433243 .223.274.299573.076.152.2472.3670.363234
-Francisco Perez3BAA20-1.952165133490211221744202 .206.285.297582.091.194.2642.5982.549186
-Don Troyan1BA+21-0.95316519344109612752310 .206.328.242570.036.230.3011.93--40196
-Billy SimpsonOFA+20-1.950146152710012331447212 .185.262.192454.007.103.2673.36--28165
-Tonus ThomasOFA+220.15614118253019421445631 .177.278.220498.043.156.2503.21141.031165
-Steve TillC-1BAAA220.11858710001512817000 .172.273.224497.052.172.2252.1358.01366
-Terry Senn1B-3BAA297.122541710030088002 .130.234.148382.019.167.1461.00--864
-Jeff Gossett3BA+21-0.910211510040039020 .238.333.286619.048.190.4173.00--626
-Tom ThurbergPAAA20-1.93022000000001000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals1427451960111231623856529167856359175406446 .249.338.338676.090.249.2971.4480.715295264
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerHi LvlAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
-Greg HarrisMLB220.1892.1621211020154.011452371741029 01.226.660.064.325.961.38
-Alfredo MartinezMLB21-0.91174.232424930151.014380716651116 01.388.520.363.876.621.71
-Paul CacciatoreAA21-0.91053.162323930148.012869525889014 01.467.780.305.355.471.02
-Randy BrownAA21-0.9984.182523000112.011468526826010 01.759.160.486.594.820.73
-Garry CorradoA+220.1353.7726710198.01015241542417 01.469.280.463.863.770.98
-Jim BurtonMLB286.1652.93151131092.0753630748857 01.347.340.684.708.321.77
-Peter HamnerAA220.1842.3540100888.0622923424504 00.986.340.412.455.112.08
-Dave Von OhlenMLB19-2.9672.8834000172.0622823322541 01.177.750.382.756.752.45
-Russell ClarkAAA242.1530.95310001466.034117022404 00.854.640.003.005.451.82
-Robert GroteAA242.1263.32121030065.0593224327390 01.328.170.423.745.401.44
-Tom ThurbergAAA20-1.9212.6325400365.05433191395414 01.437.480.145.407.481.38
-Duane HowardA+- 334.40101000045.0302422144307 01.646.000.208.806.000.68
-Glen JohnsonA+21-0.9013.383300016.0227605100 01.6912.380.002.815.632.00
Batting 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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