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1978 Charleston Charlies (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Houston Astros
W-L Record: 85-55 .607
Rank: 1st in International League
Run Differential: 652-580 + 72
Manager(s): Jim Beauchamp
Location: Charleston, West Virginia
Ballpark: Walt Powell Park
Attendance: 130,653 6/8
Playoffs: Lost in Semi-Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Larry Hardy

#1 Draft Picks

Roy Thomas (#6), Bo McLaughlin (#14), Frank Riccelli (#18), Dan Larson (#21)
International League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1978 Charleston Charlies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -David AloiP6-1182R-R22HOU: 1973-3-68AAA--
    -Ricardo AponteP6-2195B-R22Not draftedAAA--
    -Dave AugustineOF6-2174R-R28CLE: 1968-33-729MLB--
    -Mike BuskeySS5-11160R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    -Craig Cacek1B6-1200R-R23NYN: 1972-9-205MLB--
    -J.J. CannonOF6-3193L-R24HOU: 1974-1-16MLB--
    -Bob ColuccioOF5-11183R-R26SE1: 1969-17-405MLB--
    -Keith Drumright2B5-10170L-R23CHN: 1976-4-79MLB--
    -Mike FischlinSS-2B6-1165R-R22NYA: 1975-7-163MLB--
    -Julio Gonzalez2B-SS5-11165R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Larry HardyP5-10180R-R30SDN: 1970-23-536MLB--
    -Tim HosleyC5-10195R-R31Not draftedMLB--
    -Dan LarsonP6-0180R-R23SLN: 1972-1-21MLB--
    -Bo McLaughlinP6-5210R-R24HOU: 1975-1-14MLB--
    -Mike MendozaP6-5215R-R22HOU: 1973-5-116MLB--
    -Jim Obradovich1B6-2200L-L28MIN: 1967-24-472MLB--
    -Jim Pankovits2B-OF5-10175R-R22HOU: 1976-4-73MLB--
    -Ramon Perez2B-SS6-0150R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    -Donald PiskerOF6-3180L-L24HOU: 1975-13-302AAA--
    -Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Gary RajsichOF-1B6-2210L-L23HOU: 1976-11-241MLB--
    -Frank RiccelliP6-3205L-L25SFN: 1971-1-18MLB--
    -Russ RothermelP6-1170L-L30Not draftedAAA--
    -Vern RuhleP6-1187R-R27DET: 1972-17-404MLB--
    -Jose SosaP5-11158R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Rob Sperring2B-SS6-1185R-R28CHN: 1971-5-114MLB--
    -Doug StokkeSS6-0188R-R22HOU: 1978-5-115AAA--
    -Roy ThomasP6-6200R-R25PHI: 1971-1-6MLB--
    -Mike TylerC5-11180L-R24HOU: 1975-14-326AAA--
    -Randy WilesP6-1185L-L26SLN: 1973-5-108MLB--
    -Rick WilliamsP6-1180R-R25NYN: 1970-27-648MLB--
    -Gary WilsonP6-2185R-R23HOU: 1976-1-2MLB--
    -Oscar ZamoraP5-10178R-R33Not draftedMLB--

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