Statistics, 1973       

SOUTHERN LEAGUE

Doug Simon of the Regina Red Sox has won the Dave Dryburgh MemorialTtrophy as the Southern league's batting champion as well as the Heinie Rogers memorial trophy as the circuit's most valuable player. Simon copped the batting crown with a hefty .493 average.

Simon also led in runs, with 32, hits, with 33, and triples, with three. Dave Dupree of the Moose Jaw Regals and Andy Logan of the Regina Red Sox tied for the home run leadership with five apiece. Brian Dickie of the Swift Current Indians was declared as the top base stealer with ten.

Clark Gillies of the Moose Jaw Devons picked up the Gus Riddler memorial trophy as the top catcher in the four-team circuit. Bill Bell of the Regina Red Sox was named the top rookie and winner of the Father Athol Murray trophy while Terry Buck of the Swift Current Indians won the Doc Hughes memorial award as the top pitcher in the loop. Buck posted a 5 - 1 record, good for an .833 winning percentage.

AVE : Simon RGR - .493 
HITS : Simon RGR - 33
RUNS : Simon RGR - 32
DOUBLES : Pailsey RGR - 9
TRIPLES : Simon RGR - 3
HR : Dupree MJ, Logan RGR - 5
SB - Dickie SC - 10 SOUTHERN LEAGUE G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO RBI PCT Simon Doug RGR 67 32 33 3 .493
Reagan Gary SC .395
Rowley Roy MJD .391
Gillies Clark MJD .391
Andreoni Ned MJD .348
Logan Andy RGR .346
Buck Terry SC .343
Erfle Gary MJD .323
Dupree Dave MJD .311
Paisley Jim RGR .309 MJ=Moose Jaw Devons, MM=Melville Millionaires, RGR=Regina Red Sox, SC=Swift Current Indians Source : Regina Leader-Post, August 10, 1973
Wins : Four tied with 5 
Pct : Szabo SC - 1.000
ERA : Pusch SC - 1.42
Games : Pusch SC - 11
Started : Pusch SC - 11
Completed : Pusch SC - 10
SOUTHERN LEAGUE              G GS CG   W  L   PCT   IP   H   R ER  BB  SO HB WP   ERA
Buck Terry SC                8  6  5   5  1  .833
Rowley Roy MJ                8  6  4   5  2  .714
Johnson Lyle RGR            10  9  5   5  4  .556
Pusch Wayne SC              11 11 10   5  6  .455                                1.42
Dupree Dave MJ               8  7  6   4  3  .571
Szabo Don SC                 3  3  2   3  0 1.000
Singer Howard RGR            6  6  1   3  1  .750
Faith Bob RGR                8  3  1   3  2  .600
Clausen Steve MM             8  8  6   2  5  .286
Adams Bryan MJ               1  0  0   1  0 1.000
Barr Russ RGR                5  3  1   1  0 1.000
Hanson Jim RGR               1  1  1   1  0 1.000
McMillan Neil RGR            3  0  0   1  0 1.000
Lawson Cliff SC              4  1  0   1  0 1.000
LeBere Wayne SC              4  2  1   1  0 1.000
Heisler Rod MJ               7  3  1   1  1  .500
Valberg Ben MM               4  2  1   1  1  .500
Girazian Mike MJ             5  5  3   1  3  .250
Gerrard Gene MM              6  5  4   1  4  .200
Andreoni Ned MJ              1  0  0   0  0  .000
Paisley Jim RGR              1  0  0   0  0  .000
Logan Andy RGR               1  0  0   0  0  .000
Reagan Gary SC               1  0  0   0  0  .000
Chalmers Brian MJ            3  2  0   0  1  .000
Albers Bernie MM             5  1  0   0  1  .000
Bowes Don MM                 2  1  1   0  1  .000
Burgess Ed MM                1  1  0   0  1  .000
Valberg Mike MM              3  1  0   0  1  .000
Stelmak Dave MM              1  1  0   0  1  .000
Gamble Jerry RGR             6  1  0   0  1  .000
Sawa Randy RGR               1  1  1   0  1  .000
Meyers Wayne SC              1  1  0   0  1  .000
Gyug Brad MM                 5  3  2   0  3  .000

Source :  Linescores & game reports
 


NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN LEAGUE 

Californian Bud Papadakis was the hitting and pitching story of the 1973 Northern Saskatchewan League.  The left-hander for the Kindersley Klippers tied his teammate Mike Murphy for the lead with seven pitching wins and topped the hitters with a .387 average.  He also led in home runs, 4, and runs batted in, 34. Terry Ruggles, also of the Klippers, had the most runs, 27, while Randy Munch of Saskatoon had the most steals, 18. 

Jeff Benedetti of Saskatoon finished with the best earned run average, a sparkling 1.30, just ahead of Vince Rucobo and Tom Sallaway of North Battleford who compiled marks of 1.37 and 1.39.  Gary Brandon of Saskatoon also had a 1.39 ERA. Steve Kemp of Saskatoon, with his 6-1 mark, had the best winnining percentage, and Greg Larson of Eston rang up the most strikeouts, 90 in just 74 innings pitched.  Papadakis was the workhorse, hurling 75 innings.

AVE : Papadakis KI - .387 
RUNS : Ruggles KI - 27
RBI : Papdakis KI - 34
SB : Munch SK - 18
(80 ABs need to quality for batting title)
NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN             G  AB  R   H  TB  2B 3B HR SB  BB SO RBI   PCT
Papadakis Bud KI                 27  93 25  36  55   5  1  4  7  16 11  34  .387
Rucobo Rich UN                    9  35  5  12  14   0  1  0  2   3  4   6  .343
Ruggles Terry KI                 27  92 27  28  44   5  4  1  9  21 13  16  .304
Miller Glen UN                   20  73  8  22  27   0  1  1  3  12 11  10  .301
Sallaway Tom NB                  18  42  3  12  12   0  0  0  0   8 10   6  .286
Jackson Lyle KI                  28 105 23  30  40   6  2  0  0  22 17   5  .286
Munch Randy SK                   30 124 22  35  39   2  1  0 18   8 10   7  .282
McIvor Hugh NB                   27  90 17  25  29   1  0  1 11  20 12   9  .278
Sternig Cam NB                   29 101 15  28  36   5  0  1  6  15  8  14  .277
Croft Dave KI                    17  51 16  14  26   4  1  2  3  18 14  14  .275
Johnston Rick NB                 31 118 13  32  36   4  0  0 12   3 22  16  .271
Haanen Ken SK                    26  85 18  23  34   3  1  2  5  22  4  16  .271
Wilkinson Doug UN                19  71 11  19  19   0  0  0  1  11  3   5  .268
Halpenny Robert KI               13  46  3  12  15   1  1  0  4   1 14   8  .261
Perkins Mark NB                  30  96 25  25  37   6  0  2  8  25 21   6  .260
Maxemiuk Fred SK                 29 108 16  28  30   2  0  0 16  11 10  17  .259
McLeod Don SK                    13  48 10  12  14   2  0  0  9   8  4   3  .250
Goldade Greg EN                  30 108 15  27  33   2  2  0  7  14 29   9  .250
Shepherd Larry KI                11  40  3  10  10   0  0  0  0   3  6   2  .250
Andrew Reg EN                    29 102 13  25  40   6  0  3  1   5 13  14  .245
Markowsky Zenon SK                8  30  0   7   8   1  0  0  0   1  8   3  .233
Brandon Gary SK                  24  82 11  19  21   0  1  0  5   6 15  11  .232
Clements Gary UN                 23  84 11  19  24   5  0  0  1  13 13   4  .226
Sipe Tim EN                      27  93  9  21  28   4  0  1  6  11 38  11  .226
Gesy Howard EN                   14  49  4  11  14   1  1  0  6   6 16   6  .224
McLean Jim UN                    23  76  2  17  17   0  0  0  6  12 20   2  .224
VonHagen Lee SK                  24  76  8  17  19   0  1  0  0   3  8  11  .224
Schommer Jim KI                  28  82  8  18  20   2  0  0  5  16 21  10  .220
Hein Ron UN                      24  82  9  18  20   0  1  0  3  11 12   1  .220
Leavins Brent EN                 24  70  9  15  23   3  1  1  1  14 12   9  .214
Johnston Gord SK                 21  70  9  15  18   0  0  1  1   6 17   9  .214
Lampitt Neil NB                  31 108  7  23  23   0  0  0 11   9 16   8  .213
Simonian Steve UN                16  62  5  13  17   0  2  0  3   4 15   7  .210
Byrnes Merle EN                  20  50  6  10  10   0  0  0  2  10 11   2  .200
Merkosky Brennan UN              11  30  3   6   9   3  0  0  0   2  6   1  .200
Mitchell Al SK                   30 111 22  22  28   2  2  0 12  17 19   7  .198
Ralston Ed UN                    20  71  3  14  18   1  0  1  0   8 16  10  .197
Irvine Blythe EN                 30 108 10  21  27   3  0  1  1   3 23   6  .194
Ballou Cliff NB                  11  31  1   6   7   1  0  0  1   1  6   5  .194
Wandler Andy UN                  15  48  3   9   9   0  0  0  1   2 19   2  .188
Arthur Randy KI                  25  66  7  12  16   2  1  0  0  16 20  10  .182
Murphy Mike KI                   20  45  5   8   9   1  0  0  0   5 17   3  .178
Hilsendager Don NB               31 102 15  18  23   3  1  0  2  16 30  14  .176
Jackson Don KI                   27  85 10  15  18   3  0  0  0   9 16   9  .176
Morrice Rick EN                  30 120 11  21  24   3  0  0  4   3 21   5  .175
Hanus Mike NB                    28  93 11  16  16   0  0  0  2  12 24   5  .172
Larson Greg EN                   14  35  2   6   6   0  0  0  1   4 11   2  .171
Shaw Mitch SK                    15  53  5   9  12   1  1  0  0   5  9   4  .170
Christiaens Tom KI               16  32  4   5   5   0  0  0  1   9 15   0  .156
Renwick Dave SK                  15  50  4   7   9   0  1  0  0   3 14   3  .140
Kendall Tom UN                   15  44  2   6   6   0  0  0  1   3 16   1  .136
Hoffman Blair NB                 16  37  5   5   5   0  0  0  2   7 12   4  .135
Purcell Gerry EN                 17  41  5   5   5   0  0  0  2   5 13   0  .122
Benedetti Jeff SK                12  33  4   4   4   0  0  0  2   1 11   2  .121
Herback Tim UN                   23  64  4   7  10   0  0  1  0   3 26   2  .109
Seidel Fred KI                   29 112  7  11  14   1  1  0  6   1 38   6  .098
Hanley Ken KI                    13  41  3   4   4   0  0  0  0   4 22   0  .098
Johnston Jim NB                   9  32  3   3   3   0  0  0  2   3  7   2  .094
Source :  Official NSBL Release

WINS : Papadakis & Murphy KI - 7 
ERA : Benedetti SK - 1.30
IP : Papadakis KI - 75
SO : Larson EN - 90 NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA Benedetti Jeff SK 6 2 .750 69 42 10 33 62 1.30 Rucobo Vince, NB 3 4 .429 59 49 9 17 55 1.37 Sallaway Tom NB 5 2 .714 58 40 9 12 64 1.39 Brandon Gary SK 2 0 1.000 32 25 5 15 13 1.39 Sipe Tim EN 3 5 .375 74 52 13 41 72 1.58 Allan Lynn EN 5 3 .625 56 36 11 24 54 1.77 Plummer Wayne SK 3 2 .600 34 21 8 17 38 2.14 Larson Greg EN 5 4 .556 74 59 18 27 90 2.18 Ballou Cliff NB 4 4 .500 72 49 18 19 47 2.24 Haanen Ken SK 3 1 .750 32 23 10 16 25 2.84 Kemp Steve SK 6 1 .857 60 39 19 26 48 2.87 Simonian Steve UN 1 5 .167 56 48 20 24 52 3.21 Kendall Tom UN 3 2 .600 43 39 17 12 44 3.56 Murphy Mike KI 7 3 .700 69 62 28 50 77 3.65 Reynolds Mike NB 3 2 .600 39 36 16 26 26 3.66 Papadakis Buddy KI 7 2 .778 75 74 31 30 69 3.72 Wilkinson Doug UN 0 4 .000 37 42 16 8 21 3.89 Lumsden Bill NB 1 0 1.000 Ruggles Terry KI 1 1 .500 Croft Dave KI 1 2 .333 Lazecki Larry SK 1 2 .333 Sheehan Terry EN 1 3 .250 Coon Doug EN 0 1 .000 Haylor Larry SK 0 1 .000 Schwartz Wes KI 0 1 .000 Arthur Randy KI 0 2 .000 Shepherd Larry KI 0 2 .000 Lampitt Brian NB 0 2 .000 Zaichkowski Rob UN 0 4 .000 Rucobo Rich UN 0 4 .000 EN=Eston Ramblers, KI=Kindersley Klippers, NB=North Battleford Beavers, SK=Saskatoon Commodores,
UN=Unity Cardinals


ALBERTA MAJOR BASEBALL LEAGUE 

Irv Homs of the Red Deer Generals out-paced the Maxwell brothers of Lethbridge to take the 1973 batting crown in the Alberta Major Baseball League.  Homs finished with a .411 mark, Bryan Maxwell had a .396 average and Marty Maxwell finished at .381.  Wayne Commodore of the Lakers was the top slugger with 7 home runs and 33 runs batted in.  Homs also led in stolen bases, with 13.  Rob Roy of Lethbridge and Ken Nelson of Red Deer tied for the most runs scored, 26.

Paul Sullivan of Lethbridge and Dave Day of the Calgary Giants tied for the most wins, each with 6.  Pat Murphy of the Edmonton Tigers took the ERA title with a 2.48 average.

AVE :  Homs RD - .411 
RUNS : Roy LB, Nelson RD - 26
2B : Steeves EDT - 10
3B : 12 tied with 2
HR : Commodore LB - 7
RBI : Commodores LB - 33
SB : Homs RD - 13
ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE              G  AB  R   H  2B 3B HR SB  BB SO RBI   PCT
Homs Irv RD                      22  95 23  39   4  0  3 14         29  .411
Maxwell Bryan LB                     91     36                      21  .396
Maxwell Marty LB                     63     24                      20  .381
Brown Bob LB                         98     37                      14  .378
Edson Dave CGG                       88     32                      25  .364
Chavez Jesse EDT                     80     29                      19  .363
Roy Rob LB                           82     28                      17  .341
Steeves Murray EDT                   97     33                      15  .340
Hanna Blair RD                   24  83 25  28   9  0  3  2         11  .337
Heggedal Howie LB                    90     30                      13  .333
Nelson Ken RD                    25 106 26  35   8  0  1  4          8  .330
Warzecka Greg EDT                    76     25                      12  .329
Watamaniuk Ron EDT                   77     25                       9  .325
McKee Al RD                      25  87 21  28   3  2  1  3         16  .322
Edwards John CGG                     87     28                      10  .322
Betts Brian EDB                      81     26                      19  .321
Meily Richy CGJ                      94     29                      17  .309
Powers Steve CGJ                     65     20                      14  .308
Commodore Wayne LB                   79     24                      33  .304
Nakama Ken LB                        53     16                       7  .302
Bonham Laverne RD                20  70 14  21   6  0  1  0          6  .300
Nakonechny Larry CGG                 91     26                      19  .286
Pozzo Roger RD                   24 102 18  29   4  1  2  2         22  .284
Speers EDB                           81     23                      11  .284
Elick John CGJ                       78     21                      13  .269
Gallivan Paul CGG                    97     26                      11  .268
Stephens Ron CGJ                     71     19                       8  .268
Papworth Bob CGG                     75     20                       4  .267
Morris Dave CGJ                     106     28                       8  .264
Sowinski Dave EDT                   107     28                       9  .262
Grove Ken CGJ                        78     20                      12  .256
Negrello Tim LB                      88     22                       9  .250
Johnston Ron CGJ                     77     19                      10  .247
Twa Dave CGG                         73     18                      14  .247
Gullett Bruce EDB                    78     19                      16  .244
Franchuk Orv EDT                     83     20                       9  .241
Testa Nick RD                    22  73 13  17   2  0  1  0         13  .233
Heron Stu CGG                        88     20                      18  .227
Skujins Andy EDB                     90     20                       7  .222
Red Deer Generals (League & non-league)
G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI PCT Homs Irv RD RD 37 157 39 64 11 0 7 16 12 11 48 .408 Pasutto Don RD 20 17 3 6 1 0 0 0 2 4 4 .353 Nelson Ken RD 40 170 46 57 13 2 3 8 16 34 14 .335 Shoup Tom RD 31 112 22 35 5 2 4 2 12 27 24 .313 Testa Nick RD 37 127 29 39 2 0 1 0 27 10 19 .307 Hanna Blair RD 38 126 34 38 10 0 4 5 23 32 20 .302 McKee Al RD 37 127 28 38 4 2 1 6 24 28 24 .299 Barton Rook RD 25 63 10 18 2 0 1 2 10 6 6 .286 Bonham Laverne RD 35 122 19 34 8 0 2 0 11 19 17 .279 Boston Phil RD 37 114 14 31 6 1 0 1 8 15 14 .272 Tucker Gord RD 11 24 4 6 0 0 0 2 8 5 0 .250 Pozzo Roger RD 39 158 25 39 5 1 3 3 6 24 28 .247 McCook Brian RD 10 17 2 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 1 .235 Berlando Jim RD 6 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 5 .111 Koehler Bob RD 6 20 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 .050 Cardwell Fred RD 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Clark Don RD 6 14 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 .000 McKee Wayne RD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Source : Calgary Herald, August 8, 1973 & Red Deer statistician Harry Kuharchuk
CGG=Calgary Giants, CGJ=Calgary Jimmies, EDB=Edmonton Blockers, EDT=Edmonton Tigers,
LB=Lethbridge Lakers, RD=Red Deer Generals

WINS : Sullivan LB, Day CGG - 6 
GAMES - Hall EDT, Pasutto RD - 13
CG - Sullivan LB, Peterson CGJ - 5
IP : Peterson CJ - 84 1/3
STRIKEOUTS : Hall EDT - 91 ALBERTA MAJOR LEAGUE G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
Murphy Pat EDT 5 2 .714 65 76 2.48
Hall Mickey EDT 4 2 .667 65 91 2.76
Peterson Ron CGJ 4 6 .400 84 66 3.20
Lynn Malcolm CGJ 2 3 .400 38 33 3.32
Winder Glen EDB 2 2 .500 48 42 3.37
Eichelberger Juan CGJ 2 3 .400 40 39 3.37
McKee Al RD 9 4 3 .571 55 42 29 22 41 62 3.58
Sullivan Paul LB 6 2 .750 62 52 3.76
Peterson Jim CGG 3 2 .600 44 31 3.86
Ferchuk Al LB 4 3 .571 57 37 4.11
Clayson Craig CGG 2 3 .400 38 34 4.24
Currie Bob EDB 2 4 .333 61 43 4.58
Day Dave CGG 6 1 .857 51 47 4.59
Red Deer Generals (All games)
G GS CG W L PCT IP H R ER BB SO HB WP ERA
Koehler Bob RD 4 3 1 .750 29 36 18 9 9 26 2.76
McKee Al RD 11 5 3 .625 65 52 41 28 50 67 3.90
Shoup Tom RD 11 3 2 .600 40 53 33 20 16 30 4.50
Pasutto Don RD 19 3 2 .600 53 72 36 29 14 23 4.92
Cardwell Fred RD 15 3 6 .333 85 100 59 48 27 60 5.10
Pozzo Roger RD 9 6 2 .750 51 52 48 33 32 31 5.86
McKee Wayne RD 1 0 0 .000 5 7 7 6 3 3 11.56
Homs Irv RD 3 0 0 .000 7 10 12 11 12 4 14.14
CGG=Calgary Giants, CGJ=Calgary Jimmies, EDB=Edmonton Blockers, EDT=Edmonton Tigers,
LB=Lethbridge Lakers, RD=Red Deer Generals
 


MANITOBA SENIOR LEAGUE 

Dale Gies of Binscarth won the batting title with a .404 percentage, 24 points ahead of Mark Fisher of Riverside. John Morrison of Dauphin, the RBI leader with 29, was third in batting at .377. Les Lisowski, also of Binscarth, was the leading pitcher with a won-lost record of 8-1. Grant Everard of Riverside was named Most Valuable Player.

AVE :  Gies BIN - .404 
HITS : Gies BIN - 36
2B : Bell RIV - 8
3B - Bremer VIR - 3
HR : McLachlan BR - 4
RUNS : Rottman DA/Fisher RIV - 21
RBI : Morrison DA - 29 MANITOBA SENIOR LEAGUE G AB R H 2B 3B HR SB BB SO RBI PCT Gies Dale BIN 89 19 36 6 1 3 7 13 19 .404 Fisher Mark RIV 71 21 27 6 3 20 9 21 .380 Morrison John DA 77 12 29 5 2 2 4 9 29 .377 Chapple Bill BR 72 11 26 5 2 1 6 11 14 .361 Keating Garry DA 59 16 21 1 19 9 11 .356 Rottman Dave DA 68 21 24 2 23 2 9 .353 Bridgett Ted VIR 67 17 23 6 2 15 14 10 .343 McLachlan Roy BR 77 14 26 3 2 4 7 7 18 .338 Turner Kelly DA 55 6 18 1 7 6 11 .327 Buchy Ken DA 67 16 21 2 1 9 13 3 .313
BINSCARTH Gies Dale BIN 89 19 36 6 1 3 7 13 19 .404 Kearns Larry BIN 22 5 7 1 1 7 5 .318 Lisowski Les BIN 32 6 10 2 3 5 4 .313 Parton Reg BIN 36 9 11 1 1 9 4 6 .306 Low Ron BIN 82 16 24 4 1 4 5 19 .293 Gies Don BIN 71 10 20 1 11 9 12 .282 Wasslen Bob BIN 4 2 1 1 2 .250 Falloon Ron BIN 75 15 18 1 1 5 6 9 .240 Bicknell Gerry BIN 13 2 3 1 1 4 6 .231 Muratore Larry BIN 84 14 19 5 1 14 8 14 .226 Hodgson Glenn BIN 77 17 16 2 1 14 18 9 .208 Reagh Roy BIN 63 8 12 2 12 14 11 .190 Feldner Donn BIN 11 1 2 1 1 .182 Neville Garth BIN 40 8 7 9 12 2 .175 Kutzman Bob BIN 12 2 2 1 3 2 .167 McCauley Bryan BIN 31 2 5 1 3 10 1 .161 Lang Maurice BIN 1 0 1 .000 BRANDON Fraser Doug BR 44 4 17 1 4 6 7 .386 Chapple Bill BR 72 11 26 5 2 1 6 11 14 .361 McLachlan Roy BR 77 14 26 3 2 4 7 7 18 .338 Kramble Laurie BR 3 1 1 .333 Wiebe Dennis BR 56 12 16 2 3 6 6 7 .286 Wilson Bob BR 50 10 14 4 1 9 9 7 .280 McPhail Doug BR 8 1 2 1 1 .250 Ready Bert BR 60 17 14 1 15 12 11 .233 McFadyen Rick BR 69 8 15 2 4 19 10 .217 Thompson Bob BR 43 2 9 1 1 4 8 8 .209 Wright Mort BR 10 2 2 4 7 1 .200 Hollander Marv BR 37 6 6 1 1 5 7 2 .162 Hodgson Brian BR 26 5 4 2 6 6 1 .154 Brown Doug BR 19 4 2 2 5 .105 Read Rick BR 29 4 3 2 10 2 .103 Russell Bob BR 11 2 1 1 1 .091 Harvey Dale BR 11 1 1 2 2 .091 Bender Dave BR 60 12 5 1 13 16 2 .083 Hawley Jim BR 1 .000 Deacon Barry BR 1 1 .000 DAUPHIN Morrison John DA 77 12 29 5 2 2 4 9 29 .377 Keating Garry DA 59 16 21 1 19 9 11 .356 Rottman Dave DA 68 21 24 2 23 2 9 .353 Simes Ken DA 3 1 1 1 1 .333 Turner Kelly DA 55 6 18 1 7 6 11 .327 Buchy Ken DA 67 16 21 2 1 9 13 3 .313 Valcourt Leo DA 14 4 4 1 3 2 2 .286 Mutcheson Mike DA 33 6 9 1 1 1 1 10 3 .273 Nickel Vern DA 15 1 4 2 2 1 .267 Shumanski Jerry DA 27 3 7 5 5 2 .259 Kadler John DA 4 1 1 2 1 .250 Stone Ross DA 37 3 8 4 5 11 3 .216 Wills Randy DA 43 2 8 1 1 9 9 6 .186 Buchy Bob DA 54 7 9 4 10 16 7 .167 Gallant Lyle DA 33 8 5 2 16 2 .152 Bell Harry DA 31 4 4 2 7 1 .129 Secord Rollie DA 16 5 2 5 4 1 .125 McLean Brodie DA 10 1 3 4 1 .100 Prokop Grant DA 2 0 1 .000 Hearson Kelly DA 1 0 1 .000 Demman Pete DA 1 0 1 .000 Grodecki Lawrence DA 0 0 .000 Wilson Ralph DA 0 0 .000 HAMIOTA Woods Ellis HAM 56 8 15 3 12 13 8 .268 Poole Ross HAM 16 1 4 .250 Caldwell Bob HAM 77 6 19 2 1 4 16 5 .247 Sangster Don HAM 17 3 4 1 5 1 .235 Ramsey Ron HAM 74 9 17 3 8 9 5 .230 Scott Glennis HAM 24 5 1 2 3 2 .208 Caldwell Lynn HAM 59 7 12 5 19 7 8 .203 Sheardown Jeff HAM 46 6 9 2 2 6 15 6 .196 Brooking Barry HAM 72 13 14 1 8 17 4 .194 Smith Mel HAM 72 10 13 3 1 6 15 8 .181 Anderson Dennis HAM 17 2 3 3 2 .176 Stephens Bruce HAM 30 5 5 1 2 3 3 .167 McNiven Al HAM 26 3 4 5 8 2 .154 Andrews Laurie HAM 33 4 5 1 5 10 11 .152 Robertson Al HAM 7 1 1 1 1 1 .143 McKinnon Dale HAM 26 1 3 4 9 3 .115 Newton Dale HAM 32 4 3 6 19 1 .094 MCAULEY Araujo Jerry MCA 65 9 19 1 12 6 6 .292 Jamieson Barry MCA 86 9 25 2 14 8 13 .291 Chartrand Paul MCA 7 1 2 7 2 .286 Lowes Dale MCA 89 19 23 5 11 6 6 .258 Coppicus Gerry MCA 64 10 16 1 13 11 11 .250 Lynd Ross MCA 60 8 15 7 11 7 .250 Rose Brian MCA 28 2 7 1 1 7 9 7 .250 Poole Wayne MCA 76 8 17 3 11 11 11 .224 Jamieson Ross MCA 53 9 11 9 6 7 .208 Leduchowski Gord MCA 11 1 2 4 2 1 .182 Wallen Warren MCA 23 3 4 7 7 3 .174 Lindsay Brian MCA 34 7 5 9 8 4 .147 Poole Jamie MCA 7 1 1 1 2 .143 Lynd Terry MCA 40 4 4 3 3 9 2 .100 Johnson Bruce MCA 34 3 1 1 12 2 .088 Cuthill Roy MCA 17 1 1 3 5 1 .059 Lundston Ron MCA 1 1 1 .000 Dayday Dan MCA 2 2 .000 Cowan Arlan MCA 2 1 .000 Lee Greene MCA 4 1 .000 Skulmoski Alf MCA 4 3 1 .000 Delago Steve MCA 6 1 3 .000 Johnson Brian MCA 1 .000 RIVERSIDE Cory Gene RIV 10 1 4 1 5 2 2 .400 Fisher Mark RIV 71 21 27 6 3 20 9 21 .380 Seafoot Garth RIV 34 6 12 1 4 3 6 .353 Hunter Ford RIV 9 1 3 1 3 .333 Beare Ed RIV 23 2 7 2 6 4 .304 Everard Grant RIV 88 18 25 5 6 17 9 .284 Seafoot Cliff RIV 68 7 19 2 1 17 4 11 .279 Bell Craig RIV 82 12 20 8 1 6 18 10 .244 Kinsley Ross RIV 56 8 12 3 14 14 9 .214 Seafoot Ron RIV 47 2 10 7 15 4 .213 Hartel Morley RIV 68 11 14 1 1 12 15 6 .206 Williamson Bob RIV 69 13 14 2 2 8 11 7 .203 Medoff Rob RIV 14 1 2 4 2 .143 Lilley Lorne RIV 8 1 1 1 2 .125 Anderson Lyle RIV 11 1 1 2 6 .091 Campbell Bill RIV 25 3 2 1 5 11 .080 Peterson Blaine RIV 4 1 1 1 .000 Johnson Mark RIV 0 1 .000 SOURIS Moffatt Brian SOU 78 12 23 3 1 3 10 23 16 .295 Armour Doug SOU 82 12 22 3 2 13 12 10 .268 Fitchner Bob SOU 23 1 6 1 1 5 1 .261 Cameron Greg SOU 66 16 17 5 1 9 10 7 .258 Fallis Blaine SOU 31 1 8 3 4 .258 Furman Stan SOU 8 2 1 1 2 2 .250 Hunter Don SOU 4 1 1 2 .250 Leslie Bob SOU 55 4 10 3 16 1 .182 Carpenter Bill SOU 22 3 4 2 5 4 4 .182 Neufeld Bob SOU 22 1 4 1 9 2 .182 Kirkup Dwayne SOU 6 1 1 1 2 1 .167 Heindricks Archie SOU 6 1 1 1 1 4 .167 Keeler Wayne SOU 53 7 8 1 6 19 3 .151 Hodgson Don SOU 74 8 11 1 9 22 7 .149 Bruels Ray SOU 56 4 8 9 16 8 .143 McEvoy Lynn SOU 7 1 1 1 1 .143 Kirkup Grant SOU 7 1 2 3 .143 Denbow Cam SOU 29 3 3 6 9 2 .103 Kirkup Dwight SOU 11 1 1 2 1 .091 Dell John SOU 40 1 2 10 13 4 .050 Butler Don SOU 2 1 .000 Neufeld Ed SOU 15 1 3 7 1 .000 VIRDEN Bridgett Ted VIR 67 17 23 6 2 15 14 10 .343 Black Wayne VIR 3 1 2 .333 Bremer Bruce VIR 74 11 20 2 3 5 16 3 .270 Labossiere Mike VIR 66 13 17 4 1 10 12 12 .258 McCannell Brent VIR 55 4 13 2 2 9 6 .236 Koering Bill VIR 17 4 4 1 1 4 2 .235 McCannell Darryll VIR 47 5 11 3 1 5 13 3 .234 Downey Bob VIR 83 13 19 4 1 1 5 24 13 .229 Lemieux Dennis VIR 14 2 3 1 1 7 3 .214 McCartney Ian VIR 53 4 10 2 7 15 6 .189 Fox Gerry VIR 48 3 9 1 10 17 4 .188 Bohonis Rick VIR 11 3 2 1 6 1 .182 Vanrobseys Tom VIR 50 3 9 3 5 20 2 .180 Ritchie Ron VIR 28 2 5 1 3 1 .179 Labossiere Bob VIR 32 1 4 1 2 14 2 .125 Wakely Terry VIR 8 1 1 2 .125 Bawdon Al VIR 25 3 2 16 5 .120 Kaiser Tim VIR 19 1 1 3 6 1 .053 McAuley Al VIR 2 1 .000 Richardson Jack VIR 2 2 .000 Horn Ken VIR 2 2 .000 BIN=Binscarth, BR=Brandon, DA=Dauphin, HAM=Hamiota, MCA=McAuley, RIV-Riverside,
SOU=Souris, VIR=Virden WINS : Lisowski BINS/Everard RIV - 8
INNINGS : Everard RIV - 98
STRIKE OUTS : Bremer VIR - 107
MANITOBA SENIOR LEAGUE      G GS CG   W  L   PCT   IP   H   R ER  BB  SO   ERA
Lisowski Les BIN                      8  1         76  42  11     30  79
Everard Grant RIV                     8  3         98  85  37     33  82
Ramsey Ron HAM                        6  5         81  64  39     50  67
Stone Ross DA                         5  1         48  37  18     19  45
Rottman Dave DA                       5  2         91  54  26     19  69
Read Rick BR                          5  2         56  44  27     30  40
Araujo Jerry MCA                      5  3         78  59  35     33  77
Medoff Rob RIV                        4  0         33  27  14     15  17
Hodgson Brian BR                      4  2         71  61  31     34  48
Neville Garth BIN                     4  3         56  54  36     39  71
Bremer Bruce VIR                      4  5         71  48  21     27 107
BINSCARTH Lisowski Les BIN 8 1 76 42 11 30 79 Neville Garth BIN 4 3 56 54 36 39 71 Kutzan Bob BIN 1 0 14 17 16 9 4 Feldner Donn BIN 1 2 32 30 20 12 22 Low Ron BIN 0 0 7 11 9 2 1 McCauley Bryan BIN 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 BRANDON Read Rick BR 5 2 56 44 27 30 40 Hodgson Brian BR 4 2 71 61 31 34 48 Thompson Bob BR 1 3 23 27 14 13 20 McFadyen Rick BR 0 2 11 10 12 16 13 Wiebe Dennis BR 0 0 5 2 0 2 2 Harvey Dale BR 0 0 4 5 9 6 2 Kramble Laurie BR 0 0 3 4 1 1 1 Hollander Marv BR 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 DAUPHIN Stone Ross DA 5 1 48 37 18 19 45 Rottman Dave DA 5 2 91 54 26 19 69 Keating Garry DA 1 0 11 3 0 10 5 McLean Brodie DA 1 0 8 4 4 7 8 Wills Randy DA 1 1 16 6 9 19 15 Nickel Vern DA 1 2 26 28 14 10 9 Buchy Bob DA 0 0 4 4 0 1 1 Buchy Ken DA 0 0 1 4 3 0 0 HAMIOTA Ramsey Ron HAM 6 5 81 64 39 50 67 Sangster Don HAM 1 0 19 18 6 8 14 Andrews Laurie HAM 1 0 5 4 5 8 4 McNiven Al HAM 1 3 32 33 32 35 20 Anderson Dennis HAM 0 1 20 14 9 11 8 Scott Glennis HAM 0 1 8 8 7 3 9 Brooking Barry HAM 0 1 12 9 2 1 3 MCAULEY Araujo Jerry MCA 5 3 78 59 35 33 77 Lynd Ross MCA 2 2 35 38 26 22 29 Jamieson Barry MCA 1 1 23 19 13 8 21 Chartrand Paul MCA 0 1 10 9 8 6 6 Leduchowski Gord MCA 0 1 6 9 9 5 4 Johnson Brian MCA 0 1 2 2 5 4 0 Coppicus Gerry MCA 0 3 18 20 18 10 11 Poole Jamie MCA 0 0 11 7 4 4 1 Skulmoski Alf MCA 0 0 2 6 6 2 2 Lowes Dale MCA 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 RIVERSIDE Everard Grant RIV 8 3 98 85 37 33 82 Medoff Rob RIV 4 0 33 27 14 15 17 Lilley Lorne RIV 1 0 23 14 4 10 14 Fisher Mark RIV 0 1 9 16 14 9 6 Beare Ed RIV 0 3 16 23 24 19 12 SOURIS Bruels Ray SOU 2 5 63 70 54 44 45 Fitchner Bob SOU 2 5 52 43 33 18 37 Neufeld Ed SOU 1 1 23 28 17 12 10 Denbow Cam SOU 0 1 8 11 9 12 3 Neufeld Bob SOU 0 3 29 25 17 21 27 Hodgson Don SOU 0 0 7 7 1 3 2 Fallis Blaine SOU 0 0 3 1 4 5 0 Carpenter Bill SOU 0 0 2 4 3 2 2 Hunter Don SOU 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 VIRDEN Bremer Bruce VIR 4 5 71 48 21 27 107 McCannell Darryll VIR 1 1 17 18 7 7 9 Bridgett Ted VIR 1 2 38 48 34 17 32 Kaiser Tim VIR 1 2 28 20 16 23 33 Koering Bill VIR 0 1 9 8 3 2 10 Labossiere Mike VIR 0 2 13 17 14 5 8 Bohonis Rick VIR 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
Source : The Brandon Sun, May 24, 1974 & Don Summer, MSBL Statistician
BIN=Binscarth Orioles, BR=Brandon Cloverleafs, DA=Dauphin Redbirds, HAM=Hamiota Red Sox,
MCA=McAuley Blazers, RIV=Riverside Canucks, SOU=Souris Cardinals, VIR=Virden Oilers
 


WHEATBELT BASEBALL LEAGUE

The last place team in the 1973 Wheatbelt League has the circuit's top hitter - catcher Dwayne Menard of the Dawson Creek Cardinals. He collected 18 hits in 35 trips to top the league with a .514 average. Jerry Walker of Beaverlodge was the runner-up with a .486 mark. The top pitchers were Rick McLaughlin of Sexsmith Rainiers and Al Rycroft of Beaverlodge Royals each with 4-1 records. Two Royals players led in home runs with three, Terry Anderson and Ken Walker. Chris Ouellette of the Royals had the most triples with four.

WHEATBELT LEAGUE                GP  AB   R   H  TB  2B  3B  HR  SB RBI   PCT
Menard Dwyane DCK                   35      18                          .514
Walker Jerry BLG                    37      18                          .486
Walker Ken BLG                      33      14                          .424
Duda SX                             57      24                          .421
Funnell SX                          41      16                          .390
Ouellette Chris BLG                 31      12                          .387
Clease BLG                          42      15                          .357
Anderson Terry BLG                  37      12                          .324
Sutherland GPR                      35      11                          .314
Stokke SX                           32      10                          .313
BLG=Beaverlodge, DCK=Dawson Creek, GP=Grande Prairie, SX=Sexssmith

Source : Peace River Record Gazette July 25, 1973