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Review of the 1979 Western Carolinas (A) Minor League Season with standings, team totals, awards and more.
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1979 Batting Leaderboards

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Batting Average - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves.333MLB
2Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves.324AA
3Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals.316MLB
4Mike RichardtAsheville Tourists.311MLB
5Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.310A+
6George BellSpartanburg Phillies.305MLB
7Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies.299AAA
8Tracy CowgerAsheville Tourists.294AAA
9Angelo RossSpartanburg Phillies.293A
10Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals.292AA
On Base Percentage - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.432A+
2Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves.414MLB
3Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.402AA
4Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves.399AA
4Glen BockhornGreenwood Braves.399AAA
6Albert HallGreenwood Braves.396MLB
7Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists.395A
8Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets.392MLB
9Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies.387AAA
10Tony WalkerGreensboro Hornets.385AA
Slugging Percentage - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.572AA
2Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists.571AA
3Hedi VargasShelby Pirates.568MLB
4George BellSpartanburg Phillies.550MLB
5Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets.495MLB
6Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves.463MLB
7Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.431A+
8Mike RichardtAsheville Tourists.428MLB
9Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals.427MLB
10Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies.425AA
On Base Plus Slugging - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.974AA
2Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists.916AA
3Hedi VargasShelby Pirates.897MLB
4George BellSpartanburg Phillies.888MLB
5Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets.887MLB
6Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves.877MLB
7Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.863A+
8Glen BockhornGreenwood Braves.817AAA
9Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves.812AA
10Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals.807MLB
Games Played - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies138MLB
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals138MLB
3Paul KlessSpartanburg Phillies137A+
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies136AAA
4Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals136AA
6Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals135AAA
7David KableGastonia Cardinals131AAA
8George BellSpartanburg Phillies130MLB
9Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets128AA
9Carlos RiosShelby Pirates128AAA
Plate Appearances - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals614MLB
2Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies612MLB
3Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals586AA
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies582AAA
5Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals568AAA
6Paul KlessSpartanburg Phillies544A+
7David KableGastonia Cardinals542AAA
8Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets529AA
9Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves528AAA
10George BellSpartanburg Phillies522MLB
At Bats - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies539MLB
2Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals531MLB
3Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals513AA
4Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals507AAA
5Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies499AAA
6George BellSpartanburg Phillies491MLB
7Paul KlessSpartanburg Phillies485A+
8Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves455AAA
9Hedi VargasShelby Pirates440MLB
10Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets438AA
Runs - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals90MLB
2Albert HallGreenwood Braves84MLB
3Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies83AAA
3Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies83MLB
5Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets79MLB
6Hedi VargasShelby Pirates78MLB
6George BellSpartanburg Phillies78MLB
8Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves74AAA
9Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves69MLB
9Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals69AA
Hits - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals168MLB
2Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals150AA
2George BellSpartanburg Phillies150MLB
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies149AAA
5Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals143AAA
6Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies133MLB
6Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves133MLB
8Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves127AAA
9Hedi VargasShelby Pirates124MLB
10Ronald RuddGreenwood Braves121A+
Total Bases - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George BellSpartanburg Phillies270MLB
2Hedi VargasShelby Pirates250MLB
3Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals227MLB
4Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists222AA
5Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals218AA
6Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies208AAA
7Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves191AAA
8Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals187AAA
9Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves185MLB
10Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies180MLB
Doubles - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies32AAA
2Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals28MLB
3Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals26AA
4Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists25AA
5Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets24AA
5George BellSpartanburg Phillies24MLB
7Hedi VargasShelby Pirates23MLB
7Adolfo FelizGreensboro Hornets23AA
9Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves21AAA
9Tracy CowgerAsheville Tourists21AAA
Triples - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George BellSpartanburg Phillies15MLB
2Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies7MLB
3Adolfo FelizGreensboro Hornets6AA
3Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies6AAA
3Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals6AAA
6Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals5MLB
6Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves5AAA
6Hedi VargasShelby Pirates5MLB
9Jose RodriguezShelby Pirates4AAA
9George WrightAsheville Tourists4MLB
Home Runs - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Hedi VargasShelby Pirates31MLB
2Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists26AA
3George BellSpartanburg Phillies22MLB
4Amos LewisAsheville Tourists21AA
5David KableGastonia Cardinals20AAA
6Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies17AA
7Pat RubinoShelby Pirates16A
7Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets16MLB
9Stanley ReeseAsheville Tourists15A
10Brad GarnettShelby Pirates13A+
Runs Batted In - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George BellSpartanburg Phillies102MLB
2Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals97AA
3Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists87AA
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies83AAA
5Hedi VargasShelby Pirates78MLB
6Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves73AAA
7David KableGastonia Cardinals72AAA
8Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves71MLB
9Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals70MLB
10Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies68AA
Stolen Bases - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Albert HallGreenwood Braves66MLB
2David MillerAsheville Tourists44A
3Ronald RuddGreenwood Braves41A+
3Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets41MLB
5Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves35MLB
6Angelo RossSpartanburg Phillies32A
7Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals31AAA
8Keith WashingtonSpartanburg Phillies27AA
9Tony WalkerGreensboro Hornets26AA
10Matt SinatroGreenwood Braves25MLB
Caught Stealings - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Keith WashingtonSpartanburg Phillies15AA
1Matt SinatroGreenwood Braves15MLB
3Ronald RuddGreenwood Braves14A+
3Carlos RiosShelby Pirates14AAA
5Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves13MLB
5Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves13AAA
5Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals13AAA
5Angelo RossSpartanburg Phillies13A
9George WrightAsheville Tourists11MLB
10Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals10MLB
Walks - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1David KableGastonia Cardinals95AAA
2Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies74AAA
3Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets73AA
4David HoenstineGreensboro Hornets69A
5Pat RubinoShelby Pirates67A
6Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies64MLB
7Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists62A
8Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals61AA
9Albert HallGreenwood Braves60MLB
10Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals59MLB
Strikeouts - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Paul KlessSpartanburg Phillies149A+
2David KableGastonia Cardinals135AAA
3Tony WalkerGreensboro Hornets109AA
4Brad GarnettShelby Pirates103A+
4Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies103AA
6David HibnerAsheville Tourists102A+
7Hedi VargasShelby Pirates101MLB
8Jose RodriguezShelby Pirates99AAA
9Amos LewisAsheville Tourists98AA
9George BellSpartanburg Phillies98MLB
Hit By Pitch - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Tony WalkerGreensboro Hornets17AA
2Albert HallGreenwood Braves10MLB
2Wil CulmerSpartanburg Phillies10MLB
4George WrightAsheville Tourists9MLB
4David KableGastonia Cardinals9AAA
6Mike KripnerGreensboro Hornets8AA
7Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves7AAA
7Steve RighettiAsheville Tourists7A
7David MillerAsheville Tourists7A
10Tony MerullaShelby Pirates6AA
Sacrifice Hits - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals14MLB
2Rhadames MillsGastonia Cardinals12AAA
3Jose RodriguezShelby Pirates9AAA
3Carlos RiosShelby Pirates9AAA
5Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets8AA
5Steven TurcoGastonia Cardinals8AA
5David MillerAsheville Tourists8A
5Charlie EngelGreensboro Hornets8A
5Ryne SandbergSpartanburg Phillies8MLB
10Adolfo FelizGreensboro Hornets7AA
Sacrifice Flies - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Tracy CowgerAsheville Tourists10AAA
1Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves10AAA
3Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals9MLB
4Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists8AA
5Albert HallGreenwood Braves6MLB
5Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies6AAA
7Jeff ZitekAsheville Tourists5A
7Israel GutierrezAsheville Tourists5AAA
7Milt ThompsonGreenwood Braves5MLB
10Pat RubinoShelby Pirates4A
Extra Base Hits - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1George BellSpartanburg Phillies61MLB
2Hedi VargasShelby Pirates59MLB
3Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists54AA
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies43AAA
5Walt PierceGastonia Cardinals41AA
6Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals40MLB
6Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies40AA
8Leonel VargasGreenwood Braves37AAA
9David KableGastonia Cardinals36AAA
10Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets34MLB
Secondary Average - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets.511MLB
2Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.481AA
3David KableGastonia Cardinals.396AAA
4Glen BockhornGreenwood Braves.379AAA
5Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists.378AA
6Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.377A+
7Albert HallGreenwood Braves.359MLB
8Hedi VargasShelby Pirates.357MLB
9Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists.352A
10Pat RubinoShelby Pirates.351A
Isolated Power - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.295AA
2Hedi VargasShelby Pirates.286MLB
3Luis A GonzalezAsheville Tourists.280AA
4George BellSpartanburg Phillies.244MLB
5Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets.217MLB
6Scott ThayerGreenwood Braves.189AA
7Edwin NealSpartanburg Phillies.188AA
8David KableGastonia Cardinals.178AAA
9Brad GarnettShelby Pirates.170A+
9Stanley ReeseAsheville Tourists.170A
BAVG on Balls in Play - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals.378A+
2Gerald PerryGreenwood Braves.375MLB
3Tony WalkerGreensboro Hornets.356AA
4Amos LewisAsheville Tourists.354AA
5George BellSpartanburg Phillies.341MLB
5Ronald RuddGreenwood Braves.341A+
7Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves.339AA
8Tad VengerGreensboro Hornets.333A+
8Glen BockhornGreenwood Braves.333AAA
10Angelo RossSpartanburg Phillies.329A
Walks Percentage - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Glen BockhornGreenwood Braves0.19AAA
2David KableGastonia Cardinals0.18AAA
2Keith SpreckelsGastonia Cardinals0.18A+
4Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists0.17A
5Amos LewisAsheville Tourists0.16AA
5Gary RedusGreensboro Hornets0.16MLB
7Tony MerullaShelby Pirates0.15AA
7Aaron NavarettiSpartanburg Phillies0.15A
7David HoenstineGreensboro Hornets0.15A
7Pat RubinoShelby Pirates0.15A
Strikeouts Percentage - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals0.04MLB
2Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves0.05AA
3Mike RichardtAsheville Tourists0.07MLB
4Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists0.09A
4Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies0.09AAA
4Jeffrey MatthewsGreenwood Braves0.09AA
4Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets0.09AA
8Stanley ReeseAsheville Tourists0.10A
8Albert HallGreenwood Braves0.10MLB
10Tracy CowgerAsheville Tourists0.11AAA
Strikeout-Walk Ratio - (Wcar)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)ValuehiLvl
1Jeff DoyleGastonia Cardinals0.42MLB
2Albert OrtizAsheville Tourists0.52A
2Andres ForbesGreenwood Braves0.52AA
4Kevin JacobsonGreensboro Hornets0.66AA
5Jeffrey MatthewsGreenwood Braves0.67AA
6Raymond BoruckiSpartanburg Phillies0.69AAA
7Albert HallGreenwood Braves0.72MLB
8Mike RichardtAsheville Tourists0.76MLB
9David HoenstineGreensboro Hornets0.93A
10Pat RubinoShelby Pirates0.97A
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