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1978 Lynchburg MetsCarolina League (A+)
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Wally Backman played for the 1978 Lynchburg Mets
LeagueCarolina LeagueLevelA+CategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameMets
LocationLynchburg,Virginia
Record73-64 (2nd)
BallparkLynchburg City Stadium
ManagerJack Aker
PlayoffsLeague Champions
Attendance56,905 (Rank: 1st)
MLB Parent OrgNew York MetsAffiliate History
Years Available1977-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Wally BackmanssB18MLB132494861491993384217749956200.302.397.395.79219531581.371.093.294.36612.717.01.30.5164.720.8
1977- 1-  16-NYN
 
-Ron MacDonald2bR21AAA13348663158304768117605126300.325.399.447.84621741557.350.122.253.38510.89.20.91.369.426.0
1977-17- 432-NYN
 
-Charlie WarrenofL24A+128448721261775412187165122200.281.392.384.77617229535.318.103.290.36113.312.20.90.989.623.0
1976-15- 349-NYN
 
-Sergio BeltreofR19AAA122424531069844813153288710300.250.311.337.64814321476.304.087.158.2996.718.52.80.8106.019.8    
-Jody DaviscR21MLB120408571072421694746794451300.262.362.449.81118342497.293.187.358.36413.518.91.43.225.539.3
1976- 3-  62-NYN
 
-Curtis Fisher1bR24A+1233895110116297341897035800.260.395.380.77514827494.289.120.357.36118.014.20.81.843.226.7
1976- 9- 205-NYN
 
-Greg Charleston3bR21A+104320296210012435256944200.194.259.234.4937511355.242.040.113.2357.019.42.80.3320.017.7
1977-29- 691-NYN
 
-Robert RossenofL21A+10829931645433497367017000.214.301.288.5898612343.270.074.201.27810.520.41.90.999.718.8
1977- 2-  40-NYN
 
-David Lozano3bR23AAA87288606161124379765518300.212.375.250.625728376.255.038.399.31120.214.60.70.3288.013.1
1973-12- 278-NYN
 
-Ward WilsoncR23A+7921123477033242143324300.223.274.299.5736310234.247.076.152.2656.014.12.41.370.321.3
1975- 2-  42-NYA
 
-Don Troyan1bL21A+531651934410961275231000.206.328.242.570405196.301.036.230.28113.826.51.90.00.014.7
1978- 4-  81-NYN
 
-Francisco Perez3bR20AA5216513349021122174420200.206.285.297.5824911186.264.091.194.2729.123.72.61.182.532.4    
-Billy SimpsonofR20A+5014615271001233144721200.185.262.192.454281165.267.007.103.2228.528.53.40.00.03.7
1976- 1-  12-TEX
 
-Tonus ThomasofR22A+561411825301942144563100.177.278.220.498314165.250.043.156.2458.527.33.20.6141.016.0
1976-28- 629-NYN
 
-Steve Tillc-1bB22AAA185871000151281700000.172.273.224.49713166.225.052.172.24312.125.82.11.558.010.0
1978-20- 494-NYN
 
-Terry Senn1b-3bR29AA2254171003008800200.130.234.148.3828164.146.018.167.19412.512.51.00.00.014.3
1972- 5- 100-NYN
 
-Jeff Gossett3bB21A+1021151004003902000.238.333.286.6196126.417.048.190.29511.534.63.00.00.020.0
1978- 5- 107-NYN
 
-Tom ThurbergpR20AAA302200000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1976- 1-  13-NYN
 
Batting Totals: (18 players)1374519601112316238565291678563591754644600.249.345.338.68315292565318.297.338.249.00011.917.21.41.180.722.8 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
-Greg HarrisR22STMLB892.162121010200154.011452371741029001.226.660.064.325.961.383.04.471
1976- 7- 130-NYN
 
-Alfredo MartinezR21STMLB1174.23242409300151.014380716651116001.388.520.363.876.621.714.77.611
1977- 5- 120-NYN
 
-Paul CacciatoreR21STAA1053.16232309300148.012869525889014001.467.780.305.355.471.024.20.667
1975-16- 366-NYN
 
-Randy BrownR21STAA984.18252320000112.011468526826010001.759.160.486.594.820.735.46.529
1975- 7- 150-NYN
 
-Garry CorradoL22S/RA+353.7726719100198.01015241542417001.469.280.463.863.770.984.78.375
1976-10- 161-NYN
 
-Jim BurtonL28S/RMLB652.9315114310092.0753630748857001.347.340.684.708.321.773.52.545
1971- 1-   5-BOS
 
-Pete HamnerR22RelAA842.3540139000888.0622923424504000.986.340.412.455.112.082.97.667    
-Dave Von OhlenL19RelMLB672.8834034000172.0622823322541001.177.750.382.756.752.453.50.462
1976-17- 397-NYN
 
-Russell ClarkR24R/CLAAA530.95310310001466.034117022404000.854.640.003.005.451.821.50.625
1975-17- 390-NYN
 
-Bob GroteR24S/RAA263.3212102300065.0593224327390001.328.170.423.745.401.444.43.250
1976-12- 277-NYN
 
-Tom ThurbergR20RelAAA212.6325421000365.05433191395414001.437.480.145.407.481.384.57.667
1976- 1-  13-NYN
 
-Duane HowardRSTA+334.4010100000045.0302422144307001.646.000.208.806.000.684.80.500
1977-30- 702-NYN
 
-Glen JohnsonR21STA+013.38330000016.0227605100001.6912.380.002.815.632.003.94.000
1978- 9- 211-NYN
 
Pitching Totals: (13 players)73643.1313713715235902711729985214074258276683001.357.660.324.475.881.324.00.533  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PPete Hamner22AAp40--8182128.9290.650.00---40100.029.2
PDave Von Ohlen19MLBp34--2151018.9440.500.00---34100.024.8Fielding by Day
PRussell Clark24AAAp31--6161123.9570.710.00---31100.022.6
PGarry Corrado22A+p26--2191022.9550.810.00---26100.019.0
PTom Thurberg20AAAp25--274013.6920.360.00---3083.318.2
PRandy Brown21AAp25--8171026.9621.000.00---25100.018.2
PAlfredo Martinez21MLBp24--7171125.9601.000.00---24100.017.5Fielding by Day
PPaul Cacciatore21AAp23--7273137.9191.480.00---23100.016.8
PGreg Harris22MLBp21--16405061.9182.670.00---21100.015.3Fielding by Day
PJim Burton28MLBp15--71400211.0001.400.00---15100.010.9Fielding by Day
PBob Grote24AAp12--1102113.8460.920.00---12100.08.8
PGlen Johnson21A+p3--15107.8572.000.00---3100.02.2
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJody Davis21MLBc90--52271138606.9796.590.00--1812075.065.7Fielding by Day
CWard Wilson23A+c45--2372171265.9745.730.00--77957.032.8
CSteve Till22AAAc9--5462062.9686.670.00--21850.06.6
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BCurtis Fisher24A+1b63--513371243562.9798.730.00---12351.246.0
1BDon Troyan21A+1b52--444381032492.9809.270.00---5398.138.0
1BJody Davis21MLBc9--7372282.9768.890.00---1207.56.6Fielding by Day
1BTerry Senn29AA2b7--3332338.9475.140.00---2231.85.1
1BSteve Till22AAAc7--4731451.9807.140.00---1838.95.1
1BRon MacDonald21AAA2b5--41303441.0008.800.00---1333.83.6
1BFrancisco Perez20AAif4--32405361.0009.000.00---527.72.9
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BRon MacDonald21AAA2b127--3313332565689.9645.230.00---13395.592.7
2BGreg Charleston21A+ss10--23172342.9524.000.00---1049.67.3
2BDavid Lozano23AAAif4--962117.8823.750.00---874.62.9
2BTerry Senn29AA2b2--450191.0004.500.00---229.11.5
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDavid Lozano23AAAif80--511551714223.9242.580.00---8792.058.4
3BGreg Charleston21A+ss36--245810492.8912.280.00---10434.626.3
3BFrancisco Perez20AAif17--18323053.9432.940.00---5232.712.4
3BJeff Gossett21A+ss7--584117.7651.860.00---1070.05.1
3BTerry Senn29AA2b7--5141220.9502.710.00---2231.85.1
3BWard Wilson23A+c3--32116.8331.670.00---793.82.2
3BJody Davis21MLBc1--010011.0001.000.00---1200.80.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSWally Backman18MLB2b131--2023293049561.9474.050.00---13299.295.6Fielding by Day
SSGreg Charleston21A+ss17--19393861.9513.410.00---10416.312.4
SSTerry Senn29AA2b1--030031.0003.000.00---224.50.7
SSRon MacDonald21AAA2b1--110021.0002.000.00---1330.80.7
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFSergio Beltre19AAAof121--285670298.9772.400.00---12299.288.3
OFCharlie Warren24A+of109--1671061183.9671.620.00---12885.279.6
OFRobert Rossen21A+of101--1676101183.9451.710.00---10893.573.7
OFTonus Thomas22A+of55--6945178.9361.330.00---5698.240.1
OFBilly Simpson20A+ss47--6274173.9451.470.00---5094.034.3
OFGreg Charleston21A+ss16--24201261.0001.630.00---10415.411.7
OFWard Wilson23A+c3--30104.7501.000.00---793.82.2
OFJeff Gossett21A+ss2--10203.3330.500.00---1020.01.5

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Jack AkerManager1940-07-13 37Tulare,California MLB1960-19741964-1974
1959-   UDFA-KC1
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